Nina Bovasso  (American, 1965) 

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Nina Bovasso Biography
1965   Born New York City
1983   Cooper Union School of Fine Arts
1987   Parsons School of Design Summer Program
1992   BFA, San Francisco Art Institute
1994   Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture
1999   MFA, Bard College, Elaine DeKooning Memorial Fellowship
2000   John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship, "Drawing and Painting"
2000   Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation Studio Program
2001   Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation
2001   New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, Drawing
2001   Chambers Hotel, New York, NY, Wall Drawing
2002   Police Precinct for Chicago Arts Commission, Chicago, IL
2003 - 2004   Dieu Donne Papermill Residency
2004   Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
  Lives and works in New York City, NY and Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Selected Exhibitions
2011   what’s your bubble?, Muherin-Pollard Projects, New York, NY (solo)
2010   Kijkshop (Mute), Etalages Zeeheldenbuurt,(Kunsttraject)Amsterdam; travel to: He Said - She Said, Chicago, IL (solo)
2010   SummerCamp/Head Shop, Exile Gallery, Berlin
2009   WHAT’S NEU?: RECENT ACQUISITIONS TO THE NEUBERGER COLLECTION, Neuberger Museum of Art, SUNY Purchase, NY
2009   new works on paper, Bravin Lee Programs, New York, NY (solo)
2008   Galería Casado Santapau, Madrid, Spain (solo)
2008   new paintings, project room Inman Gallery, Houston, TX (solo)
2008   Zeichnungen, Wolfram Volckder Fine Art, Berlin, Germany
2008   Zombie Surfers, Cell Project Space, London, UK
2008   Choice Cuts, Good Children Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2007   People Will Faint…Honor Fraser Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2007   Whole Fragment, Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno
2007   In The Fullness of Time, the Luggage Store, San Francisco, CA
2007   Botanizing on the Asphalt, Bravin Lee programs, New York (solo)
2007   pringCleanfortheMayQueen, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA (solo)
2007   New Artist Blocks & Other Works, The Apartment, Athens, Greece (solo)
2007   The Cartographer's Podiatrist's Underestimation of a Melancholic Toe (Contemporaneous Mappings of the Spirit, Body and Mind), University of Georgia Main Gallery, GA, USA (solo)
2007   Group show curated by Kristin Calabrese, Honor Fraser, Venice, CA
2007   Painters and Poets, Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS
2006   Pure plastic plastic par mano emano, Inman Gallery, Houston, TX (solo)
2006   Draw-ing, Bravin Lee Projects, New York, NY
2006   Block Party, Daniel Weinberg, Los Angeles, CA
2006   Nina Bovasso & Daniel Sturgis, The Apartment, Athens, Greece
2006   War & Nature, Virgil de Voldère gallery, New York
2006   New Projects and Paper Works, Dieu Donne, New York, NY
2006   Color, IPCNY, New York, NY
2005   deep in my heart..Albany University Museum, SUNY, Albany, NY (solo)
2005   Nina Bovasso, Galerie Schmela, Düsseldorf (solo)
2005   New works, aliceday, Brussels (solo)
2005   Ride the pony, galerie Diana Stigter, Amsterdam (solo)
2005   Curve series, MOCA, Cleveland (solo)
2005   Le Canard était Toujours Vivant, Abbaye St. Andre Centre d'Art Contemporain, Meymac, FR
2005   Expanded Painting curated by Helena Kontova & Giancalrlo Politi, Prague Biennale 2
2005   Drawings & Paintings of places and things, Atelier Cardenas Bellanger, Paris
2005   American Obsessive, Völcker & freunde, Berlin
2005   Expanded painting, Prague Biennale 2, Prague
2005   Group show, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels
2004   Perugi Artecontemporanea, Padua, Italy (solo)
2004   Dessins et des Autres, Galerie Anne De Villepoix, Paris (group)
2004   Nina Bovasso, Matt Greene and Lara Schnitger, Galerie Diana Stigter, Amsterdam
2004   Carpetbag and Cozyspace, Curated by Kristin Calabrese, Healing Arts, Brooklyn, NY
2004   New Paintings and Works on Paper, Byron C. Cohen, Kansas City, Missouri (solo)
2004   Sex, Fat, Industry Meltdown, Project Room, Clementine Gallery, NYC (solo)
2004   Perugi Artecontemporanea, Padua, Italy (solo)
2004   New Paintings and Works on Paper, Byron C. Cohen, Kansas City, Missouri (solo)
2004   Sex, Fat, Industry Meltdown, Project Room, Clementine Gallery, NYC (solo)
2004   200 Drawings, University Galleries, Normal, IL
2004   Labor of Love, Perugi Arte Contemporanea, Padova, Italy
2004   Sex, Fat Industry Meltdown (project room), Clementine Gallery, New York
2003   Retreat, Peres Projects, Los Angeles, CA
2003   Family Circus, Clementine Gallery, New York
2003   ANICONICA, Perugi Arte Contemporanea, Padova, Italy
2003   Clementine @ Hallwalls, Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo, NY
2003   After Matisse/Picasso PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, NY
2003   Rendered, Sarah Meltzer Gallery,New York
2003   New Projects, Dieu Donne Papermill, New York
2003   ANACONICA, Perugi Arte Contemporanea, Padua
2002   Drawings: David Dupuis, Andrew Masullo, Nina Bovasso, Derek Eller Gallery, New York
2002   Out of Site, Newmuseum of Contemporary Art, New York
2002   Terra Incognito,St Louis Museum of Contemporary Art
2002   Ver Heroicus Snoopicus and the Rock, Clementine Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2002   Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
2002   Inman Gallery, Houston, TX (solo)
2002   Out of Site: Fictional Architectural Spaces, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY and Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
2002   Vir Heroicus Snoopicus and The Rock, Clementine Gallery, New York, NY
2001   Landscape, Bacca Gallery, Berkeley, CA
2001   Accumulations, Kent State University Art Gallery, Kent, OH
2001   Tierra Incognita: Nina Bovasso, Rob de Mar, Shirley Tse, NYLON, London
2001   Paperview, Espacio Minimo, Madrid
2001   Figstract Explosionism, Bridgewater/Lustberg & Blumenfeld, New York
2001   Fresh: The Altoids Curiously Strong Collection 1998-2000, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
2001   The Sensational Line, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, CO
2001   Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, also 1999 (solo)
2001   Fayerweather Gallery,University of Virginia,Charlottesville, VA (solo)
2000   birds and bees, Kavi Gupta, Chicago, IL(solo)
2000   Out of Town, The Luggage Store Gallery,San Francisco, CA
2000   Urban Hymns, California State University,Los Angeles, CA
2000   Hunter Gallery Selects, Hunter College, New York, NY
2000   Full Serve, curated by Kenny Schachter, New York, NY
2000   Search for Art, Milan, Italy
2000   Blurry Lines, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, WI
2000   Multiple Sensations, Yerba Buena Arts Center, San Francisco, CA
2000   Miracle Whip, Clementine Gallery, New York, NY
2000   New Works on Paper, Inman Gallery, Houston, TX
2000   Summer Group Show, Brent Sikkema, New York, NY
2000   Maximal Minimal, Feigen Contemporary, New York, NY
2000   The End, Exit Art, New York, NY
1999   Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
1999   Clementine Gallery, New York, NY
1999   Artist in Residence Biennial, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
1999   Shout Outs, Rice University Art Gallery, Houston, TX
1999   26 American Artists, Gallery Campo & Campo, Antwerp, Belgium
1999   Monumental Drawings, Exit Art, New York, NY
1999   Pattern, James Graham and Sons, New York, NY
1999   “What Big Is”, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA
1999   Group Show, Galerie Brigitte Weiss, Zurich, Switzerland
1998   Son-of-a-Guston, Clementine Gallery, New York, NY
1998   Pierogi 2000, New York, The Flatfiles, Kunstlerhaus, Vienna,
1998   The Flatfiles, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
1998   Pierogi Goes to College, Bard College, Rheinbeck, NY
1998   Paper View, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA
1998   Drawings, James Graham and Sons, New York, NY
1997   Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Gallery, Greensboro, NC
1997   Clementine Gallery, New York, NY
1996   Summer Selections '96, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
1996   Wonderlust, 2 pers. w/Michael Phelan, Joyce Goldstein ,NY
1995   Looky Loo, Sculpture Center, New York, NY
1995   Imaginary Beings, Exit Art, New York, NY
1995   High Anxiety, Curated by Kenny Schachter, New York, NY
1995   3 Person show, SFMOMA Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1994   20th Anniversary Alumni Exhibition, Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1993   Drawing First,Curated by Annie Philbin, Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
JP Morgan/Chase Bank, New York, NY
Deutsche Bank, Germany
KPN Collectie, Netherlands
The Progressive Corporation, USA
American Express Corporation, USA
Neuberger Berman, New York and Houston
SEI/West Family Collection, Philadelphia, PA
Princeton University Museum of Art, Princeton, NJ
Selected Public Collections
  MOMA, New York, US
  Collectie KPN, Netherlands
  Akzo-Nobel Art Foundation
  The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY
  The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
  Princeton University Museum of Art, Princeton, NJ
Literature
2007   Merrily Kerr, Nina Bovasso, "Botanizing on the Asphalt", at Bravin Lee Programs, Art on Paper, March 2007
2007   Rebecca Dimling Cochran, ”Pop Rocks!”, Atlantean, March 2007
2007   Meredith Mendelsohn, Review, BravinLee: Artnews, March 2007
2007   Alix Finkelstein, “Seriously Pretty”, NY Sun, January 7,2007
2005   “Focus on Art in Brussels”, Dazed and Confused, Summer 2005
2005   Lowry, Vicky, “Graphic Nature”, Elle Décor, May 2005
2002   Focus Painting Part One: Contemporary Painting Today Flash Art, Oct 2002
2001   Myers, Holly, Nina Bovasso at Richard Heller, LA Times, Dec 7,2001
2001   Mahoney, Robert, Nina Bovasso at Clementine, TimeOut NY, March 3, 2001
2000   Yood, James, Nina Bovasso at Vedanta, ARTFORUM, Summer 2000
1999   Johnson, Ken, Pattern at James Graham, The New York Times,July 16, 1999
1999   Reid, Calvin, Editor's Choice: Nina Bovasso, BOMB, Summer 1999
1999   Smith, Roberta, Nina Bovasso at Clementine, The New York Times, May 7
1999   Turner, Grady, Son-of-a Guston, Flash art, January 1999
1999   Pagel, David, Nina Bovasso at Richard Heller, L.A. Times, Jan.1999
1998   Reid, Calvin, Nina Bovasso at Clementine,Art in America, May 1998
1997   Goings on About Town(reproduction), The New Yorker, Dec 1,1997
1995   Borum,Jennifer, Looky Loo at Sculpture Center, ARTFORUM, Dec.1995