Exhibitions

Group Show

Sept 21 - Nov 12, 2019

Education

2008
Master of Fine Arts, Painting
Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
1998
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Solo

2022
Barnett Abelow
HG, Chicago, IL
TBT
Jir Sandel, Copenhagen, Denmark
Joshua Abelow: 1982 - 2022
Baader-Meinhof, Omaha, NE
2021
Trust Fall
Anthony Greaney, Somerville, MA
Leaky Abstractions 2.0
Magenta Plains, New York, NY
Leaky Abstractions
Magenta Plains, New York, NY
2020
Radioactive Drawings
Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Joshua Abelow
Calendar, Albuquerque, NM
Weird Science
Apartment 13 Gallery, Providence, RI
Know Show
Massif Central, Brussels, Belgium
Installation Views
L21 Gallery, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
2019
Group Show
Real Pain, Los Angeles, CA
Disconnected Paintings
Et al., San Francisco, CA
Joshua Abelow and William King
Hans Weiss Newspace Gallery, Manchester Community College, CT
2018
DRAWINGS DRAWINGS
James Fuentes, New York, NY
2017
Miss You
Halsey McKay, East Hampton, NY
Joshua Abelow and Tom Evans
Page (NYC), New York, NY
Frozen Jail, with Flannery Silva
Pretty Days, Miami Beach, FL
Necropolitan Avenue, with Steve Keister
Real Estate, Brooklyn, NY
2016
Drawings
Allen & Eldridge, New York, NY
NEW GODS
ober gallery, Kent, CT
Motion Pictures
Tif Sigfrids, Los Angeles, CA
Running Witches in Chelsea
James Fuentes temporary space, New York, NY
Freddy
James Fuentes, New York, NY
2015
Good Morning
BFA Boatos Fine Arts, São Paulo, Brazil
Running Witches
Freddy, Harris, NY
Joshua Abelow & Bjorn Copeland
Cooper Cole, Toronto, Canada
2014
RELAX, Arts+Leisure, New York, NY
Keeping A Close Eye on the Wind, with Gene Beery
Bodega, New York, NY and Freddy, Baltimore, MD
2013
ABELOW ON DELANCEY
James Fuentes, New York, NY
PAINTER
Wasserman Projects, Birmingham, MI

Group

2021
Eyes Closed (Les yeux fermés)
Allison Blumenthal & Camila Oliveira Fairclough Studios, Paris, France
Christmas in July
East Hampton Shed, East Hampton, NY
Minor Rationalism
Baader-Meinhof, Omaha, NE
10 Year Anniversary Show
Halsey McKay, East Hampton, NY
Apartment 13’s A New Museum’s Triennal
Fall River Museum of Contemporary Art, Fall River, MA
Gallery Selections
ober gallery, Kent, CT
Wall Say Ball – Fundraiser 2021
Court Space, Los Angeles, CA
2020
Psycho
East Hampton Shed, Brooklyn, NY
Make Me One With Everything
Grifter, New York, NY
2019
Friends and Family
Peter Mendenhal Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Light Switch
good naked, Brooklyn, NY
The Burn Show
Safe Gallery @ Folly Tree Arboretum, East Hampton, NY
cut the branch you’re sitting on
darkZone, New Jersey
Flesh and Fantasy
Marvin Gardens, Brooklyn, NY
I’m Trying to Explain
L21 Gallery, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
“The Views” Paintings of Windows
Fisher Parrish, Brooklyn, NY
A Very Happy New Year to You
Nina Johnson, Miami, FL
Temporary Resting Place
Three Four Three Four, Brooklyn, NY
2018
Real Estate Fine Art in Miami
3663 SW 8th St., Miami, FL
Summer of Love
Arts+Leisure, New York, NY
The Ashtray Show
Fisher Parrish, Brooklyn, NY
uperSet
fused, San Francisco, CA
Carol Cole: Cast a Clear Light
Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
Double Duty
Carroll Community College, Westminster, MD
Set Adrift on Memory Bliss
Pablo’s Birthday, New York, NY
Mixed Bag
Real Estate, Brooklyn, NY
2017
Hide and Go Chic
Rover Gallery, Chicago, IL
FOTG
Mitchell Algus Gallery, New York, NY
Multiple Multiple Multiple: A Print Show
Oof Books, Los Angeles, CA
From out Under
Appointment Only, Los Angeles, CA
White Columns Benefit Auction
White Columns, New York, NY
2016
Beach is Better
Fringe Projects/Good Weather, Miami, FL
Monster Mash
Vicki, Newburgh, NY
Begonia Bougainvillea
Jonathan Hopson Gallery, Houston, TX
Milk Of The Poppy
CAPITAL, San Francisco, CA
It’s So Cold
Bahamas Biennale, Detroit, MI
12th Annual Brooklyn Academy of Music Art Auction
Bridget Donahue, New York, NY
Foundation Barbin Presents: REDUX (Sort of)
Kai Matsumiya, New York, NY
2015
PaintersNYC
Páramo, Guadalajara, Mexico
Second Show
EDDYSROOM, Brooklyn, NY
Intimacy in Discourse: Reasonable-Sized Paintings
Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ
Anxiously Attached
Essex Flowers, New York, NY
826NYC Exhibition & Auction
David Zwirner, New York, NY
Jurassic Paint
New Scenario, newscenario.net (online only)
Popular Panorama 2
Secret Recipe, Los Angeles, CA
The Guston Effect
Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston, MA
White Columns Benefit Exhibition
White Columns, New York, NY
p+b
Franklin Street, Baltimore, MD
From Line to Constellation
Cohen Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI
Situational Comedy
247365, Brooklyn, NY
Brendan Cass Benefit Auction
CANADA, New York, NY
2014
Brushcrusher
Basement Show NY, New York, NY
THE IMAGE IS BESIDE THE POINT
Pierot The Fool, New York, NY
The Built Environment: Lower East Side in Istanbul
Mixer, Istanbul, Turkey
The Go Between: Works from the Ernesto Esposito Collection
Sprovieri, London, UK and Museo Nazionale di Capodimonte, Napli, IT
Surrender Flags
Ampersand Gallery & Fine Books, Portland, OR
What Was The Question
David Petersen Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
Don't Look Now
Zach Feuer Gallery, New York, NY
Joshua Abelow / Heather Guertin / Zak Prekop / Shunsuke Imai paintings,
Hagiwara Projects, Tokyo, Japan
John De Andrea Lisa with Joshua Abelow, Julia Rommel, Stefan Rinck, Peter Schuyff
Sorry We're Closed, Brussels, Belgium
This One's Optimistic, Pincushion
New Britain Museum of Art, New Britain, CT
Ok Great Thanks This Is So Ridiculous
Acme, Los Angeles, CA
Riding the Earth Boy 40
Mission Comics & Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Spitball
Storefront Ten Eyck, Brooklyn, NY
2013
NPR Bar Miami
Miami, FL
Endless Vacation
Cooper Cole Gallery, Toronto, Canada
This is the story of America
Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy
Draw Gym
247365 and Know More Games, Brooklyn, NY
Rock Art & the X-ray Style
Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, NY
The Fruit Loop
Soloway, Brooklyn, NY
Home Screen - SuzanneGeiss.net
The Suzanne Geiss Company, New York, NY
Jew York
Zach Feuer Gallery and UNTITLED, New York, NY
DNA: Strands of Abstraction
Loretta Howard Gallery, New York, NY
1XX
Launch F18, New York, NY
Prague Biennale 6, Expanded Painting
Helena Kontova and Nicola Trezzi, Prague, Czech Republic
Rug Whoops
The Sunday Painter, London, UK
Land, Ho!
Virginia Commonwealth University, Fine Arts Gallery, Richmond, VA
DOWNTOWN: A View of the Lower East Side
James Cohan Gallery, Shanghai, China
New York I Love You Sometimes
Classic Six, New York, NY
Encounter
Zürcher Studio, New York, NY

Awards

2008
Merit Scholarship Award
Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
1998
Gordon Peers Award for Excellence in Painting
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Residencies

2014
DNA Summer Artists' Residency
Provincetown, MA
2010
The Vermont Studio Center
Johnson, VT
2009
The Banff Centre
Alberta, Canada
2008
Takt Kunstprojectraum
Berlin, Germany
1995
Pont Aven School of Art
Pont-Aven, France

Publications

2019
You Make Me Happy!
Plateau Press, Togliatti Contemporary Abelow Daily, Nieves, Zurich
2018
Good Morning
Hassla, New York, NY
DRAWINGS DRAWINGS
Freddy, New York, NY
2014
ABELOW BEERY
Bodega, New York, NY
RELAX
Arts+Leisure, New York, NY
2013
ART FICTION
Karma, New York, NY
ART TIME
James Fuentes, New York, NY
2012
Painter's Journal
Peradam and James Fuentes, New York, NY

Selected Press

2021
Editors of Tzvetnik, “’Christmas in July,’ Group Show at East Hampton Shed,”
Tzvetnik, August 2021
Editors of Art Viewer, “Joshua Abelow at Magenta Plains,”
Art Viewer, June 2021
Editors of TheGuide.art, “Joshua Abelow, Leaky Abstractions,”
TheGuide.art, May 2021
Don Wilkinson, “Fall River Museum of Contemporary Art defies expectations...,”
Fall River Herald News, May 2021
Jill Singer, “Our 15 Favorite Artists From This Year’s Hybrid Frieze Art Fair,”
Sight Unseen, May 2021
2020
Editors of Ofluxo, “PSYCHO & Little Tow of Horrors,”
Ofluxo, November 2020
Editors of Tzvetnik, “’PSYCHO,’ a Group Show at East Hampton Shed & Tow, New York,”
Tzvetnik, November 2020
Nancy Smith, “Freddy’s Dead...Get the T-Shirt !!,”
Art Lovers New York, September 2020
Annie Armstrong, “Pandemic pushes gallery districts to decentralize,”
The Art Newspaper, July 2020
Editors of CAD, “Joshua Abelow at Apartment 13,”
Contemporary Art Daily, June 2020
Andrew Russeth, “Quarantine Qontent,”
16 Miles of String, May 2020
Kerry Cardoza, “In Chicago, Artist-Run Spaces Remain the Lifeblood of the Art Community,”
Arsty, March 2020
2019
Editors of Art Viewer, “Joshua Abelow & William King at Hans Weiss Newspace Gallery,”
Art Viewer, December 2019
Editors of Journal, “Joshua Abelow & William King at Hans Weiss Newspace Gallery,”
Journal, December 2019
Editors of Tzvetnik, “Joshua Abelow & William King at Hans Weiss Newspace Gallery,”
Tzvetnik, December 2019
Editors of Tzvetnik, “Group Show by Joshua Abelow at Real Pain Fine Arts,”
Tzvetnik, November 2019
Editors of Journal, “Group Show,”
Journal, November 2019
Nancy Smith, “Josh Abelow & William King...Manchester Community College,”
Art Lovers New York, November 2019
Liza Corsillo, “The Best Drawing Pencils, According to Artists,”
New York Magazine, September 2019
2018
Cass Collins, “Chapel of Dark Art,”
The River Reporter, October 2018
Andrew Russeth, “December: Ubu Trump, an Erotic Art Museum, Holiday Parties, and Au Courant Installations,”
ARTnews, September 2018
John Chiaverina, “Does the Cost of Living in New York Spell the End of Its Artistic Life?,”
T Magazine, Septmeber, 2018
Florian Sturm, “Joshua Abelow,”
The Weekender, May 2018
2017
Editors of aqnb, “Art Loves You! Flannery Silva + Joshua Abelow’s Frozen Jail reflects on sensitivity, vulnerability + loneliness inside a Miami beach toy store,”
AQNB, December 2017
Ryan Steadman, “The Oracle,”
Cultured Magazine, December 2017
Editors of Art Viewer, “Joshua Abelow and Tom Evans at Page (NYC),”
Art Viewer, December 2017
Greyory Blake, “Joshua Abelow and Steve Keister/Necropolitan Avenue,”
Field Study, October 2017