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Verne Dawson    (American, 1961)

 Verne Dawson - Canary in a Bell Jar (Paintings) h: 20 x w: 16 in / h: 50.8 x w: 40.6 cm
Verne Dawson
Canary in a Bell Jar 2009
 
 Verne Dawson - Chinese Mars Shot (Paintings) h: 136 x w: 27 in / h: 345.4 x w: 68.6 cm
Verne Dawson
Chinese Mars Shot 2009
 
 Verne Dawson - Cookie Jar (Paintings) h: 20 x w: 16 in / h: 50.8 x w: 40.6 cm
Verne Dawson
Cookie Jar 2009
 
 Verne Dawson - Coronation (Paintings) h: 12 x w: 26 in / h: 30.5 x w: 66 cm
Verne Dawson
Coronation 2004
 
 Verne Dawson - Goldilocks and the 3 Bears (Paintings) h: 63 x w: 53 in / h: 160 x w: 134.6 cm
Verne Dawson
Goldilocks and the 3 Bears 2009
 
 Verne Dawson - Infant with Alligator (Paintings) h: 44 x w: 36 in / h: 111.8 x w: 91.4 cm
Verne Dawson
Infant with Alligator 2009
 
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Biography
1961 Born in Meridianville, Alabama
1976 - 1978 Art Student's League of New York, NY
1980 The Cooper Union School of Art, New York, NY
Lives and works in New York

Exhibitions
2010 Order to see, Galerie Praz, Delavallade, Paris, France
2010 In the Company of Alice , Victoria Miro, London, Great Britain
2010 Whitney Biennial, New York/NY, USA
2009 We Are Sun-kissed and Snow-blind , Galerie Patrick Seguin invites Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Paris, France
2009 Mrs. MacGruder, Benson Keyes Arts, Hello, curated by Michele Maccarone, Southampton/NY, USA
2009 Cave Painting: Installment #1, Gresham’s Ghost, Curated by Bob Nickas and Ajay Kurian, New York/NY, USA
2009 Conflicting Tales: Subjectivity (Quadrilogy, Part 1) The Burger Collection, Berlin, Germany
2009 Cave Painting, PSM Gallery, Berlin
2009 Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York (solo)
2008 Blasted Allegories, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Works from the Ringier Collection, Luzern, Switzerland
2008 Contemporary Art Project, ESTRATOS, Murcia, Spain (group)
2008 The Paradise, The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin (with Trisha Donnelly), Ireland (solo)
2008 Gallery Hyundai/doART, Seoul, Korea
2008 Gallery Hyundai/doART, Beijing, China
2008 Future Tense: Reshaping the Landscape , Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, New York/NY, USA
2008 Pretty Ugly , Gavin Brown's Enterprise, New York/NY, USA
2007 XXS (Extra Extra Small) , Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
2007 Jubilee Exhibition, House Eva Presenhuber, Vnà, Switzerland
2007 Painting as Face – Fact as Fiction, de Pury & Luxembourg, Zurich
2007 Paintings , Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
2007 The Third Mind, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, curated by Ugo Rondinone
2007 Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London
2006 Le Consortium, Dijon, France (solo)
2006 Victoria Miro Gallery, London (solo)
2006 Panic Room, Deste Foundation, Athens, Greek
2006 Painting Codes , GC.AC, Galleria Comunale d'Arte Contemporanea di Monfalcone, Monfalcone, Italy
2006 Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York/NY, USA (solo)
2005 Interested Painting, Gallery 400, University of Illionois, Chicago/IL, USA
2005 Down by Law, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
2005 Camden Arts Centre, London (solo)
2005 Biennale de Lyon, curated by Nicolas Bourriaud and Jérôme Sans, Lyon, France
2005 Translation, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
2004 Huts The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
2004 GBE Modern, New York, NY (solo)
2004 Verne Dawson, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin (solo)
2004 The Days of the Week and other paintings, Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York/NY, USA (solo)
2003 Aerialists, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
2003 Breathing The Water, Galerie Hauser & Wirth & Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland
2003 Game Over, Grimm Rosenfeld, Munich, Germany
2003 Dirty Pictures, The Approach, London, Great Britain
2003 20th Anniversary - Welcome home , Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York/NY, USA
2003 Wheel of Fortune, Vicoria Miro Gallery, London, Great Britain (solo)
2003 Dreams and Conflicts, Venice, Italy, 50th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
2002 The Galleries Show, The Royal Academy of Art, London
2002 Kunsthalle Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
2002 Five Years, Jousse Enterprise , Paris, France
2002 From the Observatory, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York/NY, USA
2002 Urgent Painting, Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France
2001 Best of the Season, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield/CT, USA
2001 Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York/NY, USA (solo)
2001 Extended Painting , Monica de Cardenas, Milan, Italy
2001 Invisible Museum, Memphis/TN, USA
2001 Works on paper: from Acconci to Zittel, Victoria Miro Gallery, London
2001 London Painting 2001, Victoria Miro Gallery, London
2001 How is Everything? Everything’s Going to be...Alright, Elizabeth Cherry Fine Arts, Tuscon
2000 Ghosts, Invisible Museum, Memphis, TN
2000 Cosmobiology, Bellweather, Brooklyn, NY
2000 There is no spirit in painting, Le consortium, Dijon, France
2000 Collected (in Mind), Sandra Gering Gallery, New York/NY, USA
2000 Monica de Cardenas, Milan, Italy (solo)
1999 Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York, NY (solo)
1999 Another Country, Lawrence Rubin Greenberg Van Doren Fine Art, New York, NY
1999 Titles For Drawings, AC Project Room, New York, NY
1998 Pets, Bronwyn Keenan Gallery, New York, NY
1997 Landscape USA, Bronwyn Keenan Gallery, NY
1997 Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York, NY (solo)
1996 Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York, NY
1996 AC Project Room, New York, NY
1995 Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York, NY (solo)
1993 Feseque, Municipal Art Museum, Budapest, Hungary
1993 Art in General, New York, NY
1993 Delta Axis Center, Mempis, TN
1993 Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago/IL, USA
1990 Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY
1990 White Columns, New York, NY
1990 Viafora Gallery, New York, NY
1989 Gallery Urban, New York, NY
1989 White Columns, New York, NY
1989 Viafora Gallery, New York, NY
1989 Viafora Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1988 Ridge Street Gallery, New York, NY
1988 White Columns, New York, NY
1988 International Gallery Invitational, New York, NY
1987 Ridge Street Gallery, New York, NY
1986 Ridge Street Gallery, New York, NY
1985 The Portrait Studio, New York, NY
1985 The Portrait Studio, New York, NY (solo)
1984 Sharpe Gallery, New York, NY
1984 King Street Gallery, New York, NY
1983 Olson Gallery, New York, NY
1982 Olson Gallery, New York, NY
1981 The Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC
1981 High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
1981 Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC
1981 Greenville Art Museum, Greenville, SC

Literature
2008 Lavrador, Judicaël (ed.): Qu'est-ce que la peinture aujourd'hui?, Beaux Arts Editions, Boulogne-Billancour, 2008. p.80-81
2008 Ruf, Beatrix (ed.), ‘Blasted Allegories. Works from the Ringier Collection‘, JRP Ringier Kunstverlag AG, Zurich
2007 Ugo Rondinone, ‘The Third Mind, ‘ Palais Magazine, No. 04, Paris, Fall 2007
2007 Hess, Ewa: Die Drei? Der Künstler Verne Dawson empfiehlt, in: SonntagsZeitung, May 6, 2007, p. 55
2007 Meier, Philipp: Phantastisches Bilderbuch, in: NZZ, No. 92, April 21/22, 2007, p. 63
2007 Jantine Kremer, Verne Dawson, Kunstbeeld.NL, 2007 - 2008
2006 Eliza Williams, Verne Dawson, Flash Art, May – June 2006
2006 Helen Sumpter, Verne Dawson, Time Out, 22-29 March 2006
2006 Brooks Adams, Time After Time: Report from Lyon, Art in America, February 2006
2005 Michael Glover, From the realms of fantasy, The Independent, 10 June 2005
2005 Martin Herbert, Round and Round Again, Time Out, May25 – June 1 2005
2005 Steven Vincent, Verne Dawson at Gavin Brown, Art in America, April 2005
2004 Verne Dawson, 432 Catalogue, The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin
2003 Martin Herbert, Verne Dawson, Tema Celeste June/July 2003
2003 Jane Neal, Verne Dawson: Wheel of Fortune, Contemporary, Issue No. 5 2003
2003 Ana Finel Honigman, Verne Dawson, Time Out, 19 March 2003
2003 Ned Denny, Infinitely Fabulous, New Statesman, 10 March 2003
2003 Sue Hubbard, Verne Dawson, Victoria Miro Gallery, Independent, 25 February 2003
2003 Carter Ratcliff, Prehistory Man, Tate, Jan/Feb
2002 Charles La Belle, Celestial Bodies, frieze, October
2002 Vitamin P-New Perspectives in Painting, Phaidon
2002 Maurizio Cattelan, Interstellar Overdrive, Flash Art, October
2001 Bob Nickas, Eternal Returns. The Art of Verne Dawson, Artforum, November
2001 Jerry Saltz, Primordial Sesonings, The Village Voice, 19 June
2001 Linda Yablonsky, Verne Dawson, May Day, Time Out New York, 31 May
2000 Ken Johnson, Review, The New York Times 24 March
2000 Roberta Smith, Review, The New York Times 18 February
1999 Ronald Jones, Review, frieze, issue 46 May
1999 Howard Halle, Review, Time Out New York 14-21 January
1999 Ken Johnson, Review, The New York Times1 January
1993 Nicolas Moufarrage, Flash Art, p. 32 March
1990 John Ash, Art in America, p.207 March
1989 Roberta Smith, The New York Times, p. c28 20 Oct
1989 Flash Art, Supplement, p. 3 May/June
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