Spencer Finch  (American, 1962) 

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Spencer Finch Biography
1962   Born in New Haven, CT
1983 - 1984   Studied at Doisha University Kyoto, Japan
1985   BA in Comparative Literature, Hamilton College Clinton, NY
1989   MFA in sculpture, Rhode Island School of Design Providence, RI
  Currently lives and works in New York
Selected Exhibitions
2014   Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
2014   Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, New Jersey
2014   Turner Contemporary, Kent, United Kingdom
2013   Scattered Showers - Forms of Weather, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Germany
2013   Phos: Light Today, Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Lakewood, CO
2013   Silent Beaches, St John’s University, Jamaica, NY
2013   Peindre L’Air, FRAC Basse-Normandie, Caen, France (solo)
2013   Fathom, James Cohan Gallery, New York (solo)
2013   Following Nature, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana (solo)
2013   Off-site exhibition, SF MoMA, San Francisco, CA
2013   Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin
2012   Painting Air, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, USA (solo)
2012   Not Precisely Knowing Not Precisely Knowing Not, Lisson Gallery, Milan (solo)
2012   I’ll Tell You How the Sun Rose, Nordenhake Gallery, Stockholm (solo)
2012   Ex Nihilo, Lisson Gallery, London (solo)
2012   Another Victory Over the Sun, Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, Canada
2012   Light and Landscape, Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, NY
2012   Quiet Works, Temple Contemporary, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA
2012   Affinity Atlas, Wellin Museum of Art, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY
2012   Intersections – Science in Contemporary Art, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
2012   Coquilles Mécaniques, Crac Alsace, Altkirch, France
2012   Enlightened: Electric Light as the Fairy of Art, Artipelag, Stockholm, Sweden
2011 - 2012   More light (Meer licht), Museum de Fundatie, Zwolle, The Netherlands
2011 - 2012   Rome (Pantheon, Noon, June 14, 2011), Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, USA (solo)
2011 - 2012   Lunar, The Art Institute of Chicago, USA (solo)
2011   Yvon Lambert, Paris, France (solo)
2011   Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK (solo)
2011   Another Victory Over the Sun, MCA Denver, Colorado, USA
2011   Folkstone Triennial, Folkestone, UK
2011   Wild Sky, Edith-Russ-Haus für Medienkunst, Oldenburg, Germany
2010   Frac des Pays de la Loire, Carquefou, France (solo)
2010   Three Atmospheric Studies, Festspielhaus Hellerau, Dresden and Bockenheimer Depot, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
2010   Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2010   Earth: Art of a Changing World, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK
2009   Violin Concerto No. 2 "The American Four Seasons", Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Toronto, Canada
2009   The River that Flows Both Ways, The Highline, New York, USA
2009   The Brain—is wider than the Sky, Postmasters Gallery, New York (solo)
2009   Dutch Grey, Wall House #2, Groningen, Netherlands
2009   Venice Biennale, Italy
2009   Queensland Art Gallery, Queensland, USA
2009   Discover Us: Carnival Within, UferHallen, Berlin
2008   A Matter of Time, Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, USA
2008   High Resolution: Artists Projects at the Armory, Park Avenue Armory, New York, USA
2008   Visions Nocturnes, Centre d’art Contemporain, Noissy-le-Sec, France
2008   Turin Triennial, Turin, Italy
2008   The Light Project, The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
2008   Dundee Centre for Contemporary Art, Scotland (solo)
2008   Lux and Lumen, Lisson Gallery, London (solo)
2008   First Sight, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin, New Zealand (solo)
2008   The River that Flows Both Ways, The Highline, New York, USA
2008   Bee Purple, Park Avenue Armory, New York, USA
2007   In Praise of Shadows, Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2007   What Time is it on the Sun?, MASS MoCA, North Adams, Massachusetts, USA (solo)
2007   A Certain Slant of Light, Postmasters Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
2007   One Way, Or Another, Brandström-Stene Galleri, Stockholm, Sweden (solo)
2007   Lucky Day, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA
2007   Ironie der Objekte, MUSEION - Museo d’arte moderna e contemporanea, Bolzano, Italy
2007   Return to Cézanne, Collection Lambert, Avignon, France
2007   Refract, Reflect, Project - Light Works from the Collection, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC, USA
2006   Light x Eight: The Hanukkah Project, The Jewish Museum of New York, Germany
2006   Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore, Galleri Nordenhake, Stockholm, Sweden
2005   Prussian Blue, Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2004   Nothing Compared to This, Contemporary Arts Center Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
2003   Pale Fire, Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin, Germany
2001   Waterworks, The Nordic Watercolor Museum, Skärhamn, Sweden
1998   From an Occult Diary, Galleri Andreas Brandström, Stockholm, Sweden (solo)
1996   Between the Acts, C/O Oslo, Oslo, Norway
1995   Four Views from Earth, Yerba Buena Centre For the Arts, San Francisco, California, USA
1994   The Cave of Making, Exhibition Hall Mánes, Prague, Czech Republic
1992   Tomoko Liguori Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
1990   45 Questions about water participatory mural project, The New York Aquarium at Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York, USA