Biography - Danica Phelps

Danica Phelps

1971born in New York
lives and works in Colrain and Brooklyn

1993Hampshire College, Amherst (US)
1995MFA, Rhode Island School of Design (US)

scholarships and grants

1994Zorach Fellowship to attend Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
1998Rema Hort Mann emerging artist grant
2001New York Foundation for the Arts: Individual Artists Grant
2005John Jones Art Prize, Zoo Art Fair, London

solo exhibitions (selection)

2019Galerie Hubert Winter, Vienna (A)
2018Luis de Jesus, Los Angelos (USA)
2017Galeria Nieves Fernández, Madrid (ES)
Wheatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina (USA)
2015Galerie Werner Klein, Cologne (DE)
Chicos Income´s Outcome, University Art Gallery, California State University (USA)
2014The more poetic side of money, Galerie Laurent Mueller, Paris
Income’s Outcome (part four), Patrick Heide Contemporary Art, London
Income’s Outcome (part three), Galerie Michael Sturm, Stuttgart (DE)
2013Income’s Outcome (part two), Dina4Projekte, Munich (DE)
Income’s Outcome (part one), Galeria Nieves Fernandez, Madrid
2012The Cost of Love, Brennan & Griffin, New York
2011Danica Phelps, Galerie Hubert Winter, Vienna
The Cost of Love, Galeria Nieves Fernández, Madrid
Bankrupt, Ritter/Zamet, London
2009Mark Down, Nolan Judin, Berlin
Drawings about the present quickly become works about the past, Kathryn Brennan Gallery, Los Angeles (US)
Nesting, Judi Rotenberg gallery, Boston (US)
2008Drawings about the present quickly become works about the past, Galleria Glance Turin (IT)
Now and Then, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago (US)
Saving Time, Galeria Nieves Fernández, Madrid
Getting Ready, Dina4Projekte, Munich (DE)
Stripe Factory, Sister, Los Angeles (US)
Material Recovery, Zach Feuer, New York
Danica Phelps: This Time last Year, Ritter/Zamet, London
Saving Time, Thirty Seven Degrees, Sydney (AU)
2007Stripe Factory, Rotwand, Zurich
2006Drawing Flowers, Dina4Projekte, Munich (DE)
Stretch, Sister, Los Angeles (US)
Two Takes with Debi Ray-Chaudhuri, Allston Skirt Gallery, Boston (US)
India: Two Views, project room with Debi Ray-Chaudhuri, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago (US)
2005Wake, Zach Feuer Gallery (LFL), New York
Integrating Sex Into Everyday Life, Galerie Schütte, Essen (DE)
Staub gfzgk*, Zurich
Getting My Money’s Worth, Ritter/Zamet, London
2 D.s – w/ Debi Ray-Chaudhuri, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago (US)
2004Integrating Sex into Everyday Life, Allston Skirt Gallery, Boston (US)
Writers Trade, Falconer Gallery, Grinnell (US)
Danica Phelps, Judi Rotenberg Gallery, Boston (US)
Integrating Sex into Everyday Life, Sister, Los Angeles (US)
Danica Phelps, Galerie Hubert Winter, Vienna
Danica Phelps, Art House, Austin (US)
Walking: From Los Angeles to San Fransisco, Allston Skirt Gallery, Boston (US)
2003Integrating Sex into Everyday Life, LFL Gallery, New York
Ten Day Trade, OR Gallery, Vancouver (CA)
2002Walking 9-5 Amsterdam, Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam (NL)
New Drawings, Galerie Schütte, Essen (DE)
Artist, Collector, Curator, Spy, LFL Gallery, New York
2001Trade Two, LFL Gallery, New York
2000From Barcelona to Krems, Galerie Stadtpark, Krems (AT)
2nd Generation, Herter Gallery: UMASS, Amherst (US)
Bill Trip, Maine Center for Contemporary Art, Rockport (US)
Bill Trip, Project Room, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles (US)
Walking: From Los Angeles to San Fransisco, Michael Martin Gallery, San Francisco (US)
1998Funny Money, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York
1994A Housewife at Work, Sol Koffler Gallery, RISD, Providence (US)

group exhibitions (selection)

20202000-2020, 20 Years Galerie Werner Klein, Cologne (DE)
The Variety of Colour, Galerie Werner Klein, Cologne
2018Zeit-Zeichnen, Galerie Werner Klein, Cologne (DE)
2016Zeichnungsräume, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Galerie der Gegenwart, Hamburg (DE)
2015The Human Condition, MAK Wien
2014Color and system, Galerie Werner Klein, Cologne (DE)
The Lightning Speed of the Present, 808 Gallery, Boston University, Boston (US)
Creativity at Work, Sun Valley Art Center, Sun Valley, Idaho (US)
2013Zeichnung 13, Galerie Michael Sturm, Stuttgart (US)
Doule Take, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland (AU)
Face Value: The Portrait in Contemporary Art, Kentucky School of Art, Louisville (US)
The Drawing Room, Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kralchtal-Unterowishelm (US) (traveled to Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck (AT)
Artists’ Walks: The Persistence of Peripateticism, Dorsky Gallery,
New York
Hawk and Handsaw: Twenty Who Knew the Difference, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport (US)
Kunst und Neue Arbeitswelt, Städtische Galerie Waldkraiburg, Waldkraiburg (DE)
2012Storytelling in Contemporary Drawing, Museum Folkwang, Essen (DE)
2011Selections from the Collection, DePauw University, Greencastle (US)
Drawings on Hands, Print Room, Rotterdam (NL)
BROODWORK: It’s About Time, Otis Ben Maltz Gallery, OTIS College of Art and Design, Los Angeles (US)
2010Day-to-Day (PHOTOS): Artists’ Daily Practices, Martos Gallery, New York
The Philosophy of Money, White Pavilion of the Lisbon City Museum, Lisbon (PT)
Desire, Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas, Austin (US)
Pictures about Pictures, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna
Hampshire College 40th Anniversary Alumni Art Exhibition, Hampshire College, Amherst (US)
In Transit, Rotwand, Zurich
Slightly Unbalanced, Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art, University of Richmond Museums, Richmond (US)
Everyday(s), Casino Luxembourg – Forum d’art contemporain, Luxembourg (LU)
2009Slightly Unbalanced, Hunington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV; Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum, Lafayette (US)
2008Sign/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
New Language, Ogilvy & Mather, New York
The Enterprise of Art, Palazzo delle Arti Napoli, Naples (IT)
Linear Perspectives, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport (US)
Collecting & Collectivity, Conduit Gallery, Dallas (US)
Slightly Unbalanced, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL; Museum London, Ontario (US); Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington (US); Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum, Lafayette (US); Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art, University of Richmond Museums, Richmond (US)
A Matter of Time, Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York
2007Perspectives 159: Superconscious, Automatisms Now, Contemporary Museum of Art, Houston (US)
Skirting the Line: Conceptual Drawing, The New Center for Contemporary Art, Louisville (US)
Drawing is a verb, Coleccao Madeira Corporate Services, Porta 33, Itha da Porta (PT)
The Price of Everything… Perspectives on the Art Market, City University of New York Graduate Center, New York
Ceci n’est pas… (this is not…), Sara Melltzer Gallery, New York
Tease, MNireille Mosler, Ltd., New York
Warhol & …, Kantor/Feuer, Los Angeles (US)
Summer Group Show, Galleria Glance, Turin (IT)
Minimalism and Applied, DaimlerChrysler Contemporary, Berlin (DE)
Don’t Look: Contemporary Drawings from an Alumna’s Collection, Martina Yamin, Class of 1958, Davis Museum and Cultural Center at Wellesley College, Wellesley (US)
A Great Delicacy, Taylor De Cordoba Gallery, Los Angeles (US)
2006Out of Line: Drawings from the Collection of Sherry and Joel Mallin, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca (US)
I’m Busy, GAK Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen (DE)
Particulate Matter, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland (AU)
Walking & Falling, Magasin 3 Konsthall, Stockholm
Skirting the Line: Conceptual Drawing, DePauw University, Greencastle (US)
Group show, Studio Guenzani, Milan (IT)
2005The General’s Jamboree, Guild and Greyshkul, New York
Dating Data, Josee Bienvenu Gallery, New York
Linien Zeichnung, Dina4Projekte, Munich (DE)
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 (US)
Self Evidence: Identity in Contemporary Art, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln (US)
Open, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn (US)
Home, D.U.M.B.O. Arts Center, Brooklyn (US)
Art As Autobiography, Rare Gallery, New York
Sexy Beast, Ethan Cohen Fine Art, New York
9th Drawing Invitational, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock (US)
Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna
Neoqueer, Center of Contemporary Art, Seattle (US)
Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn (US)
Farnsworth Museum of Art, Rockland (US)
2003I’m nothing with out you, Platform Gallery, Istanbul
Frankenstein, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York
Fresh Meat, Cepa Gallery, Buffalo (US)
Living Inside the Grid, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
For the Record: Drawing Contemporary Life, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver (CA)
Walking Rhetorics, Galerie Hubert Winner, Vienna
New York Drawings, Samuel Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville (US)
Subscribe, Bard Center for Curatorial Studies, Annadale (US)
2002Bootleg Identity, Caren Golden Fine Art, New York
Special Needs, Verein für Bildende Kunst, Graz (AT)
2001Domestic Culture, ICA at MECA, Portland (US)
Contemporary Narratives, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs (US)
Brooklyn!, ICA at Palm Beach, Palm Beach (US)
Going:, Urban Institute of Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids (US)
No where Fast, Lizebeth Oliveria Gallery, Oakland (AU)
In Transit, Vacancy Gallery, Bronx (US)
Inside the City, Gallery 400, UIC, Chicago (US)
Another Cusp, Gallery of Colgate University, Hamilton (US)
Let’s Get to Work (travel), Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg (US)
2000Vida Politica, (cat.) SALA MONTCADA “la Caixa”, Barcelona (ES)
To Be Continued…, Art in General, Bellwether, Parlor Projects, Brooklyn (US)
1999Time and Duration, Angels Gallery, Santa Monica (US)
100 Drawings, PS1, New York
Gallery Artists, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York
Document, Hampshire College, Amherst (US)
1998Inventory, White Columns, New York
1995The Body Politic, Maine Coast Artists, Rockport (US)
Subjectifying Objects, Mobilizing Objects, Artemesia Gallery, New York
These Fantasies are Normal, HERE Gallery, New York

works in public and private collections (selection)
Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock (US)
Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York (US)
Colecção Madeira Corporate Services, Itha da Porta (ES)
Daimler Art Collection, Berlin (DE)
Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland (US)
Graphische Sammlung Städel Museum, Frankfurt (DE)
Hamburger Kunsthalle (DE)
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (US)
Herzog Anton Ulrich Museum, Braunschweig (DE)
Jean Marc Salomon Fondation Pour L´Art Contemporain (FR)
Kunsthalle Bremen (DE)
Magasin 3 Konsthall, Stockholm (SE)
Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf (DE)
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle (US)
Tang Teaching Museum, Saratoga Springs, New York (US)
The West Collection (US)
University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque (MX)
Wien Museum, Wien (AT)
Yale Art Museum Collection, New Haven (US)