Peter Coffin  (American, 1972) 

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Peter Coffin Biography
1972   Born, Berkeley, California
  Lives and works in New York
Selected Exhibitions
2007   Moscow Biennal, Moscow, Russia
2007   "Tree pants", Horticultural Society of New York, New York (solo)
2007   "The Idea of the Sun", Le Confort Moderne, Poitiers (solo)
2007   "Around, About Expanded Field", Herald St, London, UK (solo)
2007   "Etats (faites-le vous-même) Grow your own", Palais de Tokyo, Paris (solo)
2007   ''Musique pour plantes vertes'', Palais de Tokyo, Paris (solo)
2007   "Learn to Read", Tate Modern, London, UK (museum exhibition)
2006   "Supernova", curated by Judicael Lavrador, Domaine Pommery, Reims, France
2006   ''Happiness", Gagosian Gallery Berlin, curated by Martin Germann as part of the 4th Berlin Biennal for Contemporary Art
2006   ''Draw a Straight Line and Follow It", curated by Anna Gray, The Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
2006   Slow Burn", curated by Jonah Freeman, Galerie Edward Mitterand, Geneva
2006   "Mystic River", Southfirst Gallery, curated by Noah Sheldon Williamsburg, Brooklyn
2006   ''Wanas 2006 - 8 American Artists'', The Wanas Foundation, Malmo, Sweden
2006   ''View: Nine/Scene III'', Mary Boone Gallery, Curated by Jose Freire
2006   "The Fact", Abstract, curated by Claire Barliant, Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, NY
2006   "Dynasty", an Exhibition Modeled After the Dynamic of Multigenerational Families, Gallery MC, NY curated by Amy Goldrich, Christopher Ho, Omar Lopes-Chahoud and Sara Reisman
2006   "Endless Summer", curated by Gyonata Bonvicini, West London Projects, London
2006   ''Deaf, from Audible to Visible", Galerie Frank Elbaz, Paris
2005   "When Interwoven Echoes Drip into a Hybrid Body - an Exhibition about Sound, Performance and Sculpture", Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich. (museum exhibition)
2005   Greater New York, P.S.1/MoMA, Long Island City, New York (museum exhibition)
2005   "Hello Headspace", Galleria Fonti, Naples, Italy (solo)
2005   "New Work", Living Room D Lyx Gallery, Malmo, Sweden (solo)
2005   "Absinthe Drinker", The Wrong Gallery, New York, curated by Ali Subotnick / Lisa Ivorian Gray (solo)
2005   "24-Hour Incidental", Performa Biennial 05, Swiss Institute, NY and WFMU radio, NY
2005   "Excitations", arranged by Matt Keagan, Andrew Kreps Gallery, NY
2005   Fuzzy Logic, Bridgewater Hall Gallery, Manchester, England, curated by Jackie Passmore.
2005   "Threshold", Max Wigram Gallery, London, UK curated by Diana Baldon
2005   "Desired Constellations", Daniel Reich Gallery, New York
2005   "There's a City in My Mind", South First Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2005   "Breaking Ground", Horticultural Society of New York, NY, curated by Jodie Vicente Jacobson
2005   "The Feraliminal Lycanthropizer,Champion Fine Art", curated by Craig Kalpakjian Los Angeles, CA
2005   "Good Titles from Bad Books", Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami ,Fl, curated by Matthew Brannon
2005   "Post Notes", Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis, MN
2004   "It Chooses You", Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York (solo)
2004   "Natural Habitat", The Paine Art Center, Osh Kosh, Wisconsin (museum exhibition)
2004   "Beating About The Bush", South London Gallery, London, UK (museum exhibition)
2004   "Collection (or, How I Spent a Year)", P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York (curated by Bob Nickas) (museum exhibition)
2004   "Boundless", curated by Henry Hughes, Stenersenmuseet, Oslo, Norway and Changdong National Art Studio, Seoul, Korea Slight of Hand, curated by Emily Wei and Haan Chau, Lemon Sky Projects, Miami
2004   "We Could have Invited Everyone", An Exhibition Centered on the Formation of Secret Societies and Micronations, Reg Vardy Gallery, University of Sunderland, England
2004   "Blind Dates", Arena, Sculpture Center, Queens, New York
2004   Liverpool Biennal of Contemporary Art, Transparent Eyeball, curated by Duncan Hamilton, Liverpool, U.K
2004   "Copy Art", ICA London, UK
2004   "The Infinite Fill Show", curated by Cory + Jamie Arcangel, Foxy Productions, NY
2004   The Yugoslav Biennal of Young Artists, curated by Sinisa Mitrovic, Ana Nikitovic, JelenaVesic
2004   Konkordija Centre for Contemporary Culture, Vrsac, Belgrade
2004   "Open", curated by Richard Torcia, Arcadia University Art Gallery, Pennsylvania
2004   "Appendiks Bag Thiemers Magasin", Copenhagen, Denmark
2004   "Cakewalk", Ambrosino Gallery, Miami, Florida
2004   "New Party: Markus Amm, Gerard Byrne, Peter Coffin, Dionisis, Kavallieratos, Rodrigo Novaes, The Breeder, Athens, Greece
2004   "Works on Paper", Southfirst Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn
2004   "Art in The Office", Global Consulting Group, New York, NY
2004   Peter Coffin with Brett Milspaw, Jan Mancuska, Ara Peterson, Elif Uras, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York
2004   "Household Psychedelics", Fia Backström Productions, Williamsburg, Brooklyn
2004   Coffin - Lanz - Meagher, 2YK Galerie at Kunstfabrik, Berlin, Germany
2003   "Kult 48 Klubhouse", Deitch Projects, Williamsburg, NY (curated by Scott Hug)
2003   "Putt-Putt Inferno" here Gallery, New York, NY
2003   "Teenage Rebel: The Bedroom Show", Galerie du Jour, Agnes B., Paris
2003   "Brewster Projects", Brewster, New York.
2003   "Definitively Provisional", White Chapel Project Space, London
2003   "One Hundred Artists, One Hundred T-Shirts", Daniel Silverstein Gallery, New York, NY
2003   "Karaoke Death Machine", Daniel Reich Presents, New York, NY.
2003   "Paintings, Drawings and Sculptures", Greener Pastures Contemporary Art, Toronto, Canada.
2002   "Perfect If On", Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York (solo)
2002   "Emerging Artists Fellowship Exhibition", Socrates Sculpture Park,
2002   "Now More Than Ever", Citylights Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
2002   Free Manifesta, Manifesta 4, Frankfurt, Germany
2002   Free Biennial, curated by Sal Randolph, http://www.freebiennial.org
2001   "B-Hotel", curated by Klaus Biesenbach, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York (museum exhibition)
2000   "Get Empty", Regina Gouger Miller Gallery, The Purnell Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA
2000   "Interchange: Simultaneity in Action", John Adams Foundation for Art, Amsterdam
1999   "Interspatiality", the Frame Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
1999   "Inside/Outside with Birds", The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA.
1999   "Deep6", Ewart Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
1998   Group Exhibit, Kunst Seminar Akademie, the Haid, Metzingen, Germany.
1997   "The Abstract Word", Barclay Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
1997   Work/Space: Visual Relations Incorporate, Southern Exposure Gallery and associated corporate sites in the Financial District, San Francisco, CA, UC Davis and UC Irvine Galleries, College of Fine Arts Association
1997   New York Gallery, University of Rochester Gallery.
1996   "Postcard", Four Walls, San Francisco, CA
1996   Faculty and Student Exhibition, Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center Gallery, UC Davis
1996   Group Show, the Art Gallery, UC Davis Art Department
1996   "Thrift Store Project", Del Paso Phantom Gallery, Sacramento,CA
1995   "Peter Coffin, New Work", University of California, Davis Art Gallery, Davis, CA (solo)
  Performances:
Incidental Music, 24-Hour Incidental, curated by Jordan Wolfson, Swiss Institute- Contemporary Art, Performa 05
Untitled (news), Blind Dates, Arena, Sculpture Center, Queens, New York
Inside/Outside with Birds, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA.