Timeline

1989
Bethel College, St. Paul, MN
1991
Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT
Prized Pieces Video Award, Nat'l Black Programming Columbus, OH
Oil Bar Ltd. Award for Excellence in Sculpture Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT
Pew Charitable Trust Graduate Fellowship
Artist-in-Residence Franconia Sculpture Park, Taylor Falls, MN

Exhibitions

2012
Dufresne & Gatson, The Barbara Walters Art Gallery at Sarah Lawrence College, Bronx, NY
2012
What I know, New York Center for Art and Media Studies, New York, NY
2012
Every Exit is an Entrance: 30 Years of Exit Art, Exit Art, New York, NY
2012
The Bearden Project, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
2011
RICO GATSON: Three Trips around the Block, Exit Art, New York, NY
2011
Blink! Light, Sound & the Moving Image, The Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
2010
The Jewel Thief, The Tang Teaching Museum, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
2010
NEW year, NEW work, NEW space, Storefront, Brooklyn, NY
2010
Resurrectine, Ronald Feldman Fine Art, New York, NY
2009
Dark Matter. Ronald Feldman Fine Arts. New York, NY
2008
Black Magic/Black Power. Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA
2008
Rico Gatson MCAD Gallery, Minneapolis College of Art and Design Minneapolis, MN
2007
Silhouette The Studio Museum of Harlem New York, NY
2007
En Prefecto Desorden Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
2006
African Fractals Cheekwood Museum of Art Nashville, TN
2006
African Fractals Ronald Feldman Fine Arts New York, NY
2004
History Lessons / Clandestine, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, NY
2003
Veni Vidi Video, The Studio Museum of Harlem, New York, NY
2003
Living Inside the Grid, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY
2003
Ameri©an Dre@m, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, NY
2002
Race in Digital Space, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
2002
Enough About Me, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
2001
Rico Gatson, Serge Ziegler Galeri, Zurich, Switzerland
2001
Ronald Feldman fine Arts, New York, NY
2001
FREESTYLE, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
2001
Race and Digital Space, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Boston, MA
2000
The Light Show, Gale Gates Brooklyn, NY
2000
Fire, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts New York, NY
1999
Home Sweet Home, Pierogi 2000 Brooklyn NY
1999
Working in Brooklyn: Beyond Technology, Brooklyn Museum of Art Brooklyn, NY
1999
Rage for Art, Pierogi 2000 Brooklyn, NY
1998
Hybro Video, Exit Art New York, NY
1997
Current Undercurrent: Working in Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum of Art Brooklyn, NY
1997
The View from Denver, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Wien Vienna, Austria
1996
Video Faz, FARCO, International Art Fair Guadalajara and Mexico City, Mexico
1996
Project Room, Momenta Art Brooklyn, NY
1996
Video Faz, Art and Idea Mexico City, Mexico

Literature

2009
Time Out New York “Rico Gatson, Dark Matter." T.J. Carlin
2004
The New York Times "Rico Gatson”Holland Cotter
2004
Artforum “Rico Gatson" Ida Panicelli
2002
Artext “Rico Gatson at Ronald Feldman Fine Arts.” Tim Griffin
2002
Artforum “Rico Gatson.” Gregory Williams
2001
'Post-Everything art that Leads Nowhere', Mario Naves, The New York Observer
2000
'Rico Gatson', Ken Johnson, New York Times
2000
'Weekend Update', Walter Robinson, Artnet.com Magazine Reviews, www.artnet.com/Magazine/reviews
1999
'Beyond Technology', Ken Johnson, The New York Times
1999
'Gatson's 'Home Sweet Home'', Eli Lesser-Goldsmith, The Justice (Brandeis University)
1997
'Brooklyn in the House', Bill Arning, Village Voice
1997
'Canvassing Brooklyn', Bill Bell, Daily News