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Nina Bovasso

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dark passage hovering , 2012 Acrylic, Ink, Gouache And Watercolor On Paper 84 X 90 Inches © Nina Bovasso
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Geisha, 2012 Acrylic, Ink, Gouache And Watercolor On Paper 48 X 55 Inches © Nina Bovasso
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Girl with Rabbit, 2012 Acrylic, Ink, Gouache And Watercolor On Paper 51 X 60 Inches © Nina Bovasso
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Fellini Ear, 2012 Acrylic, Gesso, Bookbinders Glue And Cardboard 24 X11 X 5 Inches © Nina Bovasso
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Flower Jungle with Eyes, 2009 Acrylic, Watercolor, And Ink On Abaca Paper 60 X 40 Inches © Nina Bovasso
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Flowers on a Walk, 2009 Acrylic, Watercolor And Ink On Abaca Paper 60 X 40 Inches © Nina Bovasso
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Black & White 4 Leaf Clover, 2009 Ink On Abaca Paper 50 X 40 Inches © Nina Bovasso
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Her name was Lola, 2007 Acrylic And Ink On Abaca Paper 40 X 50 Inches © Nina Bovasso
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There's an Elephant in the Room, 2006 Acrylic On Canvas 84 X 72 Inches © Nina Bovasso
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small boulder, 2005 Acrylic And Spray Paint On Plaster Over Wood & Wire 20 X 14 X 22 Inches © Nina Bovasso
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Mascara Incident, 2004 Watercolor And Ink On Paper 19 X 25 Inches © Nina Bovasso
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Ink Disperal with Eyeballs Descending, 1999 Watercolor And Ink On Paper 23 X 30 Inches © Nina Bovasso
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Intergalactic Kitty, 1996 Oil On Canvas 14 X 22 Inches © Nina Bovasso
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Primary Strips, 2015 Acrylic Paint And Cardboard Mounted On Canvas 8.25 X 10 Inches © Courtesy of the Artist and Josee Bienvenu Gallery
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NIna Bovasso, 2018 © Nina Bovasso
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Lives in
New York City, NY
Schools
San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI), BFA
Skowhegan School of Painting &Sculpture
Bard College, MFA
Tags
sculpture, installation, conceptual, pop, landscape, surrealism, modern
Address
Nina Bovasso CV

born: New York City, NY;

Lives and Works, New York City, NY

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions: 

2017   Sala Uno, Rome, Italy

2016  Josee Bienvenu Gallery, project room, New York, NY

2015  Schema Projects, Brooklyn, NY

2014  M& E Gallery , New York, NY ;  2009   Bravin Lee Programs, NY, NY     

2008  Galería Casado Santapau, Madrid, ES ;   2007 Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA   

          Bravin Lee Programs, NY, NY ;  The Apartment, Athens, GR;   2006   Inman Gallery, Houston TX   

2005  Aliceday, Brussels,Belgium   ; Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, Ohio     

          Galerie Diana Stigter, Amsterdam, NL ;  Galerie Schmela, Düsseldorf,DE     

          Albany University Museum, SUNY, Albany, NY      2004  PerugiArtecontemporanea, Padova, IT 

2002  Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, CA;   Inman Gallery, Houston, TX ;

          Clementine Gallery, New York, NY  also* 1997, 1999, 2001*

2001  Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA;   

2000  Kavi Gupta, Chicago, IL   

 

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2015  Shirley Fiterman Art Center at BMCC, NY, NY 

2010     Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC ;

          Exile Gallery, Berlin, curated by Billy Miller  

2008   Cell Project Space, London, UK   ;Good Children Gallery, New Orleans, LA               

2007   Painters and Poets, Ulrich Museum, Wichita, KS,& traveling...   

          Whole Fragment, Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, UNR, Reno;

           In The Fullness of Time,  Luggage Store, SF, CA   

2006   Color, IPCNY, New York, NY  ;  Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA   

2005  Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels,BE ; Atelier Cardenas  Bellanger, Paris, FR;

2004  Dessins et des Autres, Galerie Anne De Villepoix, Paris,FR ;  Galerie Diana Stigter, Amsterdam,NL  

2003 New Projects, Dieu Donne Papermill, New York, NY ; Perugi Arte Contemporanea, Padova, IT   

        After Matisse/Picasso PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, NY   

2002  Out of Site, Newmuseum of Contemporary Art, NY, NY;  

           Terra Incognito,St Louis Museum of  Contemporary Art   

2001  Accumulations, Kent State University, Ohio ;  Tierra Incognito, Nylon, London, UK   

          The Sensational Line, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, CO    ; Espacio Minimo, Madrid, ES   

2000  Hunter Gallery Selects, Leubsdorf Gallery, NY, NY; Blurry Lines, Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI            

         Multiple Sensations, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, SF, CA ; Brent Sikkema, New York, NY   

        Out of Town, The Luggage Store Gallery, SF, CA  ;  Urban Hymns, California State University, LA, CA 

1999   Shout Outs, Rice University Art Gallery, Houston,TX  ; Pattern, James Graham and Sons, NY, NY;   

          Monumental Drawings, Exit Art, New York, NY ;

           What Big Is,Geoffrey Young Gallery,Great Barrington MA   

1997  Art on Paper,  Weatherspoon Gallery, Greensboro, NC   

1996  Summer Selections '96, The Drawing Center, New York, NY ;

          Joyce Goldstein ,NY( 2 person w/ Michael Phelan)     

1995  Looky Loo, Sculpture Center, New York, NY ; SFMOMA Artists Gallery, SF, CA   

1994  20th Annivers. Alumni Exhibition, SoExpo, SF, CA;

1993  Drawing First,Curated by Anne Philbin, SoExpo,SF, CA 

 

Awards/Grants:   

Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, 2016, 2004 

Change Inc, 2015; Artists Fellowship inc, 2015

Dieu Donne Papermill Residency, 2003-2004   

Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Artist Grant, 2001;

New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, Drawing, 2001   

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship, 2000,

Sharpe Art Foundation Studio Program, NYC 2000-2001   

 

Selected Bibliography:

100 Painters of Tomorrow, Kurt Beers, Thames and Hudson, 2014

Collecion Berge, Madrid 2008

Meredith Mendelsohn, Review, BravinLee: Artnews, March 2007   

Focus Painting Part One: Contemporary Painting Today,Flash Art, Oct 2002   

Myers, Holly, "Nina Bovasso at Richard Heller", LA Times,  Dec 7,2001   

Mahoney, Robert, "Nina Bovasso at Clementine", TimeOut NY, March 3, 2001   

Yood, James, "Nina Bovasso at Vedanta", ARTFORUM, Summer 2000   

Pagel, David,"Nina Bovasso at Richard Heller", L.A. Times, Jan.1999   

Reid, Calvin,"Nina Bovasso at Clementine", Art in America, May 1998   

 

Education:

Milton Avery Graduate School, Bard College, MFA, 2000 

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, 1994 

San Francisco Art Institute, BFA, 1992

The Cooper Union, School of Art, 1983

 

Academic Appointments:

Artist in Residence, Drury University SIVA MART, summer, 2016

Lamar Dodd Professional Chair, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 2006-2007

Illinois State University, Normal, IL, residency, Jan-Feb 2006

Visiting Artist, California College of Arts & Crafts,  San Francisco, CA, Spring 2003

Visiting Artist, University of Virginia, Charlottesville,Spring 2001

Artist in Residence, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Spring 2000

 

other visiting artist lectures:  Cornell University, Ithaca,NY; University of Vermont, Burlington VT;  University of Houston, Houston, TX;  Princeton, Princeton, NJ; AICA New York Studio Program, NYC; University of Illinois, Champaign -Urbana;  Northwestern University, Evanston, IL; SUNY Purchase, NY; Parsons/ New School, NY, NY;  Montclair State University, NJ;  City-as-School, NYC, NY (via NYFA grant).

 

Curatorial Projects

2009-2013: 1K Projectspace-de Ekster: founder/operator small storefront project space in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Participated in fairs Kunstvlaai 2010, and Next Fair, Chicago, 2011.

2009, I Love the Benelux,  Virgil de Voldere Gallery, New York, NY

1998, Son-of-a Guston, Clementine Gallery, New York, NY

 

Selected Collections:

      

MOMA, New York, US;

The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY;

The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY;

Deutsche Bank, NYC & DE;

JP Morgan/Chase Bank, New York, NY;

Neuberger Berman, New York and Houston

The Progressive Corporation; Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland Ohio

SEI/West Family Collection, Philadelphia, PA;

Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

Princeton University Museum of Art, Princeton, NJ;

Museum of Fine Arts Houston, TX; 

Berkeley Art Museum Berkeley, CA

Weisman Foundation, Los Angeles, CA; 

Neuberger Museum, at SUNY Purchase, NY

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