Timeline

1953
Born in Sacramento, CA
2000
Parsons Fine Arts Dept. New York Studio Program Lecture Series; Artist/Gallerist talk
2000
The 2000 Everson Biennial, Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY, March-May
2001
Visiting Critic, ISCP (International Studio & Curatorial Program), NY, NY
2001
Visiting Critic, Columbia University, Graduate School of Fine Arts, NY, NY
American River College, Sacramento, CA
1994–pres
Owner/Director of Pierogi 2004, an artist run gallery located in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Exhibitions

2006
Caren Golden Gallery, Material Abuse, New York, NY
2006
New Art. New York: Reflections on the Human Condition, Curated by Margaret Mathews-Berenson
2006
Traveling: Trierenberg corporate Kunsthalle, Taun, Austria
2006
Red Bull Kunsthalle, Hangar 7, Salzburg, Germany
2005
Another Year In LA, Abecedarian, Los Angeles, CA -solo
2005
Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA -solo
2005
The Luggage Store, San Francisco, CA. 3-person exhibition Dogenhaus, Leipzig, Germany (3-person, with Reed Anderson and Ati Maier)
2005
Laumeier Sculpture Park, Public Notice II; Paintings In the Landscape, St. Louis, MO. Curated by Gregory Volk and Sabine Russ
2005
Castle Gallery, The College of New Rochelle, R3, Reading ‘Ritin ‘Ritmetic, 30 Years Later. Curated by Susan M. Canning
2005
Julie Saul Gallery, World Play, New York, NY
2005
Vertex List, Brooklyn, NY
2005
SAFN Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
2005
Project, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA -solo
2004
The Brooklyn Museum, Open House, Brooklyn, NY
2004
The Adrich Contemporary Art Museum, The Drawn Page, Ridgefield, CT
2004
Open House, The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
The Drawn Page, The Adrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT
2003
Roebling Hall, Brooklyn, NY -solo
2003
Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
2003
Next/Next Visual Arts, BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music), Brooklyn, NY
2003
BQE Part II, curated by Christian Viveros­Fauné, White Box, New York, NY
2003
Word Works, Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York, NY
2003
Summer Reading, curated by Larry Wolczac, Schroeder Romero, Brooklyn, NY
2003
B-List, Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY
2003
American Dream, Ronald Feldman Gallery, curated by Ronald Feldman, New York, NY
2003
Valence, Ecole des Beaux Arts, France
2002
POST, Artifact (Quote), Los Angeles, CA -solo
2002
Galerie Bernard Jordan, Sublime-in-Reverse, Paris, France -solo
2002
Sublime-in-Reverse, Galerie Bernard Jordan, Paris, France -solo
2002
Overt Operation, Joseph Helman Gallery, New York, NY
2002
EXIT Art, Art 2002 SOS Save Our Senate, Benefit for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, October 29
2002
Selection One; Made in Brooklyn, curated by Phong Bui, Wythe Studio, Brooklyn, NY
2002
ACME; 25 Years, 25 Artists, Michael Himovitz Gallery, Sacramento, CA
2002
Proximity, curated by Robin Hill, The Work Space
2002
Artifact (Quote), POST, Los Angeles, CA -solo
2001
Leytonstone Center for Contemporary Art, Leytonstone, UK -solo
Roebling Hall, Brooklyn, NY -solo
2001
Leytonstone Center for Contemporary Art, Leytonstone, UK -solo
2001
Roebling Hall, Slightly Cryptic, Brooklyn, NY -solo
1996
Earl McGrath Gallery, Strata Series, New York, NY -solo
1996
Earl McGrath Gallery, New York, NY -solo
1989
Turske & Turske Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland -solo
1987
Turske & Whitney Gallery, Los Angeles, CA -solo
1986
Ivory/Kimpton Gallery, San Francisco, CA -solo
1985
Fiona Whitney Gallery, Los Angeles, CA -solo

Literature

Patricia Rosoff, "Real Art Ways/Hartford, Joe Amrhein: Retro and Re-Site," Art New England, August/September 2003. p.28
"Word Works," The New Yorker, August 11, 2003. p. D15
Huntington, Richard. "Humor, 'bad art' blur all lines in 'B-List' show," Buffalo News, May 2, 2003
Schmerler, Sarah, "Profile: Open Files," Art on Paper, January 2003
Johnson, Ken, "'Overt Operation,' Joseph Helman," The New York Times, January 10, 2003.
Patricia Rosoff, "Real Art Ways/Hartford, Joe Amrhein: Retro and Re-Site," Art New England, August/September 2003. p.28
"Word Works," The New Yorker, August 11, 2003. p. D15
Huntington, Richard. "Humor, 'bad art' blur all lines in 'B-List' show," Buffalo News, May 2, 2003
Schmerler, Sarah, "Profile: Open Files," Art on Paper, January 2003
Johnson, Ken, "'Overt Operation,' Joseph Helman," The New York Times, January 10, 2003.
Yablonsky, Linda. "Borough Sprawl: The Brooklyn Museum celebrates its new entrance with an unruly show of work by local artists," Time Out New York, Issue No.448, April 29­May 6, 2004. pp.72-3
K.R. "Opening, Prospect Heights: The Brooklyn Museum Comes Home," New York Magazine, April 19, 2004. p. 104
"Joe Amrhein," The New Yorker, November 17, 2003. p.40
Illus. Time Out NY, November 6­13, 2003. p.64.
Kalm, James, "Joe Amrhein: Slightly Cryptic, Roebling Hall," The Brooklyn Rail, November 2003. p.10.
Maine, Stephen, "Dateline Brooklyn," artnet.com, October 29, 2003