Danica Phelps

Chronology

Biography

1971Born April 26 New York
1993 Hampshire College, Amherst
1994 Zorach Fellowship to attend Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
1995MFA, Rhode Island School of Design
1998 Rema Hort Mann emerging artist grant
2001 New York Foundation for the Arts: Individual Artists Grant
  
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.
  

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2009Mark Down, Nolan Judin, Berlin
2008Drawings about the present quickly become works about the past, Galleria Glance Turin
Now and Then, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago
Saving Time, Galeria Nieves Fernández Madrid
Getting Ready, Dina4Projekte, Munich
Stripe Factory, Sister, Los Angeles
Material Recovery, Zach Feuer, New York
Danica Phelps: This Time last Year, Ritter/Zamet, London
Saving Time, Thirty Seven Degrees, Sydney
2007 Stripe Factory, Rotwand, Zurich
2006Drawing Flowers, Dina4Projekte, Munich
Stretch, Sister, Los Angeles
Two Takes with Debi Ray-Chaudhuri, Allston Skirt Gallery, Boston
India: Two Views, project room with Debi Ray-Chaudhuri, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago
2005Wake, Zach Feuer Gallery (LFL), New York
Integrating Sex Into Everyday Life, Galerie Schütte, Essen
Staub gfzgk*, Zurich
Getting My Money's Worth, Ritter/Zamet, London
2 D.s - w/ Debi Ray-Chaudhuri, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago
2004Integrating Sex into Everyday Life, Allston Skirt Gallery, Boston
Writers Trade, Falconer Gallery, Grinnell
Judi Rotenberg Gallery, Boston
Integrating Sex into Everyday Life, Sister, Los Angeles
Galerie Hubert Winter, Vienna
2003Integrating Sex into Everyday Life, LFL Gallery, New York
Ten Day Trade, OR Gallery, Vancouver
2002Walking 9-5 Amsterdam, Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam
New Drawings, Galerie Schütte, Essen
Artist, Collector, Curator, Spy, LFL Gallery, New York
2001Trade Two, LFL Gallery, New York
2000From Barcelona to Krems, Galerie Stadtpark, Krems
2nd Generation, Herter Gallery: UMASS, Amherst
Bill Trip, Maine Center for Contemporary Art, Rockport
Bill Trip, Project Room, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles
Walking: From Los Angeles to San Fransisco, Michael Martin Gallery, San Francisco
1998Funny Money, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York
1994A Housewife at Work, Sol Koffler Gallery, RISD, Providence
  

Selected Group Exhibitions

2008 Sign/Age: Lost in the Supermarket, Armand Bartos Fine Art, New York
When a clock is seen from the side it no longer tells the time, Johann König, Berlin
The Enterprise of Art, Palazzo delle Arti Napoli, Naples
Linear Perspectives, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport
Collecting & Collectivity, Conduit Gallery, Dallas
Slightly Unbalanced, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL; Museum London, Ontario; Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington; Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum, Lafayette; Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art, University of Richmond Museums, Richmond
A Matter of Time, Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York
2007 Perspectives 159: Superconscious, Automatisms Now, Contemporary Museum of Art, Houston
Skirting the Line: Conceptual Drawing, The New Center for Contemporary Art, Louisville
Drawing is a verb, Coleccao Madeira Corporate Services, Porta 33, Itha da Porta
The Price of Everything... Perspectives on the Art Market, City University of New York Graduate Center, New York, curated by the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program
Ceci n'est pas... (this is not...), Sara Melltzer Gallery, New York
Tease, MNireille Mosler, Ltd., New York
Warhol & ..., Kantor/Feuer, Los Angeles
Summer Group Show, Galleria Glance, Turin
Minimalism and Applied, DaimlerChrysler Contemporary, Berlin
Don't Look: Contemporary Drawings from an Alumna's Collection, Martina Yamin, Class of 1958, Davis Museum and Cultural Center at Wellesley College, Wellesley
A Great Delicacy, Taylor De Cordoba Gallery, Los Angeles
2006 Out of Line: Drawings from the Collection of Sherry and Joel Mallin, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca
I'm Busy, GAK Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen
Particulate Matter, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland
Walking & Falling, Magasin 3 Konsthall, Stockholm
Skirting the Line: Conceptual Drawing, DePauw University, Greencastle
Group show, Studio Guenzani, Milan
2005The General's Jamboree, Guild and Greyshkul, New York
Dating Data, Josee Bienvenu Gallery, New York
Linien Zeichnung, Dina4Projekte, Munich
22 Anniversary, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York
2004Emotions, Guild & Greyshkul, New York
Wiener Linien, Wien Museum, Vienna
Dessin et Des Autres, Catherine Bastide, Brussels
California Earthquakes, Daniel Reich Gallery, New York
Erotic Drawings, Aldrich Museum of Art, Ridgefield
Self Evidence: Identity in Contemporary Art, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln
Open, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn
Home, D.U.M.B.O. Arts Center, Brooklyn
Art As Autobiography, Rare Gallery, New York
Sexy Beast, Ethan Cohen Fine Art, New York
9th Drawing Invitational, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock
Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna
Neoqueer, Center of Contemporary Art, Seattle
Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn
Farnsworth Museum of Art, Rockland
2003I'm nothing with out you, Platform Gallery, Istanbul
Frankenstein, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York
Fresh Meat, Cepa Gallery, Buffalo
Living Inside the Grid, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
For the Record: Drawing Contemporary Life, Vancouver Art Gallery
Walking Rhetorics, Galerie Hubert Winner, Vienna
New York Drawings, Samuel Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville
Subscribe, Bard Center for Curatorial Studies, Annadale
2002Bootleg Identity, Caren Golden Fine Art, New York
Special Needs, Verein für Bildende Kunst, Graz
2001Domestic Culture, ICA at MECA, Portland
Contemporary Narratives, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs
Brooklyn!, ICA at Palm Beach, Palm Beach
Going:, Urban Institute of Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids
No where Fast, Lizebeth Oliveria Gallery, Oakland
In Transit, Vacancy Gallery, Bronx
Inside the City, Gallery 400, UIC, Chicago
Another Cusp, Gallery of Colgate University, Hamilton
Let's Get to Work (travel), Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg
2000Vida Politica, (cat.) SALA MONTCADA “la Caixa”, Barcelona
To Be Continued..., Art in General, Bellwether, Parlor Projects, Brooklyn
1999Time and Duration, Angels Gallery, Santa Monica
100 Drawings, PS1, New York
Gallery Artists, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York
Document, Hampshire College, Amherst
1998Inventory, White Columns, New York
1995The Body Politic, Maine Coast Artists, Rockport (2 person show)
Subjectifying Objects, Mobilizing Objects, (2 person show) Artemesia Gallery
These Fantasies are Normal, HERE Gallery, New York, NYBorn April 26 New York
  

Publications

  

Monographs And Catalogues

  
2008Adriano Pedrosa, Desenhos [drawings]: A-Z, Colecção Madeira Corporate Services.
David Torres, Danica Phelps: Saving Time. Galeria Nieves Fernández.
2007 Gabriele Makert, Bin Beschäftigt, Bremen: GAK Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst.
David Mickenberg, Don’t Look, Contemporary Drawings from the Collection of an Alumna (Martina Yamin, Class of 1958), Wellesley: Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College.
Renate Wiehager, DaimlerChrysler Collection. Minimalism and Applied I. September 21, 2007 – January 27, 2008, Berlin: DaimlerChrysler Contemporary, pp. 68 – 71.
Minnie Scott, The Price of Everything…Perspectives on the Art Market, New York: Whitney Museum of American Art and Yale University Press.
2005 Stuart Horodner, Contemporary Erotic Drawing, Connecticut: The Aldrich
Contemporary Art Museum, Pp. 80-81.
Danica Phelps, A Book of D’s, Volume and Zach Feuer Gallery.
Danica Phelps, Every Day Life, Grinnell College.
2004 Katy Siegel and Paul Mattick. Art Works: Money, London: Thames & Hudson.
2003 Daina Augaitis, For the Record: Drawing Contemporary Life, Vancouver Art Gallery.
Dan Cameron and Lisa Phillips, Living Inside the Grid, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York.
Ingrid Chu, Danica Phelps: Artist, Collector, Curator, Spy, in Subscribe: Recent Art in Print. New York: Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College, 76-88.
2002 Christiane Dressler, Die Kunst der Nackten Tatsachen, November, 2002 pg. WES 05.
2001Leah Koransky , Contemporary Narratives, Saratoga Springs: Skidmore College.
Nahas and Rush , Brooklyn, Palm Beach: Institute for Contemporary Art.
Linda Weintraub, EnvironMentalities: Twenty-Two Approaches to Eco-Art, Artnow Publications, 47-51.
2000David Torres, Danica Phelps, Aleksandar Ilic, Ivana Keser. Barcelona: Fundacio “la Caixa”.
  

Reviews

2008Laura Barreca, The Enterprise of Art, Palazzo delle Arti Napoli, 16 May — 30 June 2008.
Carroll Dunham, Black Whole, Artforum March 2005: 206-11.
Lauren O’Neill-Butler, Danica Phelps, Artforum, October 2008: 385.
Karen Rosenberg, Danica Phelps, The New York Times, July 11, 2008.
Rachel Churner, Critic Picks: Danica Phelps, artforum.com, July 2008.
Michael Killeen, Art by the Inch. Bloomberg.com, July 1, 2008.
David Cohan, The Erotic, the Political, and the Personal, The New York Sun, June 26, 2008: 25.
Eva Pelczer, Danica Phelps: Painted. NY Arts, July/August 2008.
Leah Ollman, Danica Phelps at Sister, Art in America, June / July 2008: 203.
Taylor Coburn, Details: Danica Phelps, Artreview, June 2008.
Ginny Gordon, Danica Phelps: Saving Time. Time Out Sydney, June 4-10, 2008.
Susan Hapgood, Slightly Unbalanced, Slightly Unbalanced Catalogue, Independent Curators International, 2008: 43-45, 68.
Morgan Falconer, Zach Feuer, Art World, April/May 2008.
Leah Ollman, Danica Phelps reveals life’s details in stripes, Los Angeles Times, March 7, 2008.
Kristin Friedrich, The ‘Don’t Miss’ List, Los Angeles Downtown News, Feb. 18, 2008.
2007Noah Simblist and Charissa N. Terranova, Collecting and Collectivity, Art Lies, Winter 2007: 66 – 71.
Caroline Starry LeBlanc, Superconscious, Automatisms Now, Houstonist, December 13, 2007.
Dominique Von Burg, Zürich: Danica Phelps in der Galerie Rotwand, Kunstbullentin, December 2007.
Sarah Douglas, Show Me the Money, Art+Auction Nov. 2007: 212-217.
Robin Steele, ’Starving Artist’ keeps tabs on her dinner and her art, Brown Daily Herald, September 28, 2007.
2006Slightly Unbalanced, ICI, 2007: 12.
Three exhibitions at CMCA explore worlds beyond, Village Soup, December 31, 2006.
Leah Ollman, The Art of Credits and Debits. Los Angeles Times, May 5, p. E26.
2005David Cohen, Gallery-Going, The New York Sun, September 22.
Grace Glueck, Airborne Sex and Wicked Wallpaper: Sensual Samplings, The New York Times, July 29.
Christine Hill, Artists on Artists: Christine Hill on Danica Phelps. Bomb, Spring, No. 91, pp. 14-15.
Bryony Roberts, Splish Splash, The L Magazine, Sept 28 - Oct 11, p. 57.
Jerry Saltz, Ups and Downs, The Village Voice, September 23.
Roberta Smith, Danica Phelps, The New York Times, September 9.
The Autumn Art Scene; Top 10 shows to see right now, The L Magazine, Sept 28-Oct 11, p 63.
2004 David Cohen, As Sprawling as Brooklyn Itself. New York Sun, April 22.
Catherine Foster, Her art is out of the ordinary, The Boston Globe, February 13.
Charles Giuliano, Making Their Mark, Maverick Arts, issue 128, February 22.
Kunst Raum: Galerie Hubert Winter: Leib, Die Presse.com, October 28, p. 39.
Edward Leffingwell, Danica Phelps at LFL, Art in America, April, pp. 127-128.
Suzanne Snider, Interview: Danica Phelps, The Believer, July, Vol. 2, No. 7.
L.P. Streitfeld, Business not as usual at Uconn, The Advocate & Greenwich Time, January 11.
James A. Lopata, Who Are You? Who? Who? Who? Who?, newsweekly, Boston, February 18, pp. 26-27.
Natalie Loveless, Danica Phelps at Allston Skirt Gallery, Big Red & Shiny, Issue 02, February.
Nina McLaughlin, The Artist As Actuary. The Boston Phoenix, February 6-12.
Susan Ode, Words without Varnish, Review (Faulconer Gallery magazine). September, p. 57.
Jerry Saltz, Termite Theory, The Village Voice, June 23-29, p. 89.
Nina Schedlmayer, Galerie Hubert Winter: Danica Phelps, Art Magazine Kunstnet.at, Nov. 3.
Nicole Scheyerer, Kunst Kurz, Falter 44/04, p. S39.
Self-Evidence: Identity in Contemporary Art, Artdaily.com, April 8.
2003

Leslie Anderson, Illustrating a Journey and saving the receipts, The Boston Globe, pg. Cal-1, July 3.
David Cohen, Gallery-Going, The New York Sun, September 11, p. 17.
Galleries – Chelsea, The New Yorker, September 29, p. 26.
Benjamin Genocchio, Biting the Hand That Feeds Them, The New York Times, December 7, (CT ed.).
Jane Harris, Danica Phelps, Time Out New York, September 18-25, p. 58.
Kim Levin, Voice Choices, The Village Voice, September 3-9, p. 51.
Danica Phelps, Lunch with the Editor, Cabinet, March, Subscription Card.
Frances Richard, Danica Phelps, Artforum, November, p. 192.
Roberta Smith, When Exhibitions Have More to Say Than to Show, New York Times, April 13, p. 31.
2002Gioni and Subotnick Cattelan, Charley 02, Les Presses du Reel, Dijon.
Holland Cotter, Danica Phelps, The New York Times, E33, April 26.
Adrian Dannatt, Free art-as in unpaid The Art Newspaper, pg. 18 April.
Editors Train to Essen, Coolibri, December, pg. 68.
Editors, Neue Ruhr Zeitung, December 4.
Massimiliano Gioni, New York Cut Up, Flash Art, pg. 79, June.
Eleanor Heartney, Brooklyn! at Palm Beach ICA, Art in America, April, pg. 157.
Hms, Danica Phelps, Heinz Essen, November, pg. 42.
Kim Levin, Voice Choices, The Village Voice, April 30, p. 78.
Kim Levin,. “Voice Choices: Bootleg Identity.” The Village Voice, July 23, p. 76.
Rosalija Linke, Danica Phelps, Sterz, November, pg. 34-37.
Alan Moore, Materialist Memoranda, Artnet.com, May 6.
Karen Rosenberg, Copy Cat, The Village Voice, May 7, p. 63.
Scott Speh, Hot Commodities, Issue 15, Spring.
Sarah Valdez, Bootleg Identity, Time Out New York, June 27.
Juame Vidal, Dos Exposiciones en la Sala Montcada Penetran en lo Privado, El Pais, February 10.
2001 Julie Caniglia, Danica Phelps at LFL Gallery, Artforum, May, p. 179.
Sophie Fels, Goings on About Town.” The New Yorker, March 26, p. 22.
Chris Thompson, Domus Operandi, The Portland Phoenix, March 16.
2000Holland Cotter, For Hikers Seeking Art, Brooklyn is a Left Bank, The New York Times, Dec 15.
James Hoff, The Art is in the Details, Daily Hampshire Gazette, February 17.
Juame Vidal, El Arte de la Normalidad, Arte, February 2, p. 50.
1999 Roberta Smith, Conceptual Art: Over And Yet Everywhere, The New York Times, April 25.
Gregory Volk, Danica Phelps at Jack Tilton, Art in America, July, p. 96.
1998Holland Cotter, A Tour Through Chelsea, The New Center Of Gravity, The New York Times, May 15.
Howard Halle, Danica Phelps, Funny Money, Time Out New York, Dec 17-31, p.106.

Ken Johnson, Danica Phelps, Funny Money, The New York Times, Dec 11.
Kim Levin, Voice Choice: Danica Phelps, The Village Voice, December 18-25.