Ellen Cantor  (American, 1961) 

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Ellen Cantor Biography
1983   Brandeis University, BA, High Honors in Painting, Magna Cum Laude Waltham, USA
1983   Louis P. Rabinowitz Art Award, Brandeis University Waltham, USA
1983   Saval-Sacher Grant, Brandeis University Waltham, USA
1991   Skowhegan School of Art Skowhegan, USA
1991   Fellowship recipient Skowhegan School of Art Skowhegan, USA
1998 - 1999   Delfina Studio Trust Studio Residency London, UK
  Born in Detroit
  Currently residing in London
Selected Exhibitions
2005   “Bambi’s Beastly Buddies” Sketch, London, UK
2005   Basel Art Fair Scalo Galerie, Basel Art Fair, Switzerland
2005   “2nd biennale vour videokunst, Contour” curated by Cis Bierwickx Mechelen, Belgium
2005   “Itchy Park II” Limehouse Townhall, London, UK
2005   “A journey to the 7 seas, a real time audio visual performance with Bughouse” Le Conforte Moderne, Poitiers, France
2004   “Itchy Park I” Limehouse Townhall, London, UK
2004   “Sneeze 80 x 80” curated by Peter Lloyd Lewis and Natasha Makowski Gazon Rouge, Athens, Greece
2004   “Videoscreenings” curated by Chris Dercon Munsterraum, Munich, Germany
2003   “Crazy Treasure Hunt: you don’t have to travel far for an adventure” Anne Faggionato, London, UK
2003   International Film Festival Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2003   Edinburgh International Film Festival, Edinburgh, UK
2003   “Video Store” curated by John Thomson, Foxy Productions, Brooklyn, USA
2003   “Anemic Cinema” curated by Alexandre Pollazon, Sketch, London, UK
2002   “Video des Monats” Kunsthalle Wien Project Space, Vienna, Austria
2001   “Ellen Cantor” Marcus Ritter, New York, USA
2001   “Ellen Cantor” Parkhaus, Dusseldorf, Germany
2000   “The Snow White Cycle” Galerie Drantmann, Brussels, Belgium
1999   “My Perversion is the Belief in True Love” Scalo Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland / Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria
1997   Feigen, Inc. Chicago, IL
1997   Galerie Drantmann Brussels, Belgium
1996   arsFutura Galerie Zurich, Switzerland
1996   Cabinet Gallery London, England
1996   Thomas Nordanstad Gallery New York, NY
1996   Chicago Art Fair, Feigen, Inc. Chicago, IL
1996   Mab Library, AC Project Room New York, NY
1996   Popocultural, South London Gallery Traveling exhibition
1996   Basel Art Fair, Feigen, Inc. Basel, Switzerland
1996   Christian Schenkman, Simon Maurer & N. von Senger Zurich, Switzerland
1995   Oh Pain, Oh Life, HelmHaus Zurich, Switzerland
1995   TRE Stockholm, Sweden
1993   Coming to Power; 25 Years of Sexuality X-plicit Art by Women, David Zwirner New York, NY
1993   Songs of Retribution, Richard Anderson New York, NY
Literature
2004   Frieze Ellen Cantor and Joseph Grigley, FA Projects, London, by Andrew Gellatly.
2003   The Art Newspaper It’s a Barbie World: Artist Interview, by Louisa Buck.
2003   Art Review Ellen Cantor, by Charlotte Edwards.
2003   Contemporary Magazine Ellen Cantor: Crazy Treasure Hunt, by Catherine Grant.
2003   Artforum.com Critics Picks: Exhibition Review, by Emily Pethick.
2003   Vertigo Interview with Ellen Cantor, by Gerald Matt, Kunsthalle Wien / Triton Verlag, Vienna.
1998   exhibition catalogue My Perversion is the Belief in True Love, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna / Scalo Verlag, Zurich.