Born in New York City in 1982.
Currently lives in Los Angeles
2017 Baby Girl, The Finley, Los Angeles, CA
2015 The Secret Garden, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York, NY
2013 Coming of Age, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York, NY
2011 Angels, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York, NY
2010 Tierney Fellowship Show, Gulf and Western Gallery, New York, NY
2009 Blueboy, Workspace, Los Angeles, CA
2017 Hurts to Laugh, curated by Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer, Various Small Fires, Los Angeles, CA
2015 A Room of One’s Own, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, NY
2014 Far and High, Fahrenheit Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2014 A Frayed Knot, organized by Cole Akers, Jancar Jones Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2013 Decenter: An Exhibition on the Centenary of the 1913 Armory Show, Abrons Art Center, New York, NY
2013 Ma Prochaine Vie, ForYourArt, Los Angeles, CA
2012 External Original, curated by Sarah Mattes, Clifford Art Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY
2012 Out-of_______, organized by Leila Khastoo, Galerie Dohyang Lee, Paris, France
2012 Group Show, Andrea Rosen, New York, NY
2012 Ebb Tide, Rockoon.co, Hollywood, CA
2012 Out-of_______, organized by Leila Khastoo, Michael Benevento, Los Angeles, CA
2011 Works of Paper, ACME, Los Angeles, CA (July)
2011 Voluntary Sculptures, LM Projects, Los Angeles, CA (July)
2011 Rear Window, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
2011 My House is Your House (with Daniel Ingroff and Paul Pescador),
organized by Whitney Carter and Molly Larkey. Slater Waldorf Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
2011 Beige + Plastic, organized by Leila Khastoo, Los Angeles, CA.
2010 Die Dame: Alika Cooper, David Gilbert, Rona Yefman, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
2010 Hallowing, curated by Paul Pescador, Infernoesque, Berlin, Germany.
2010 Last Minute Intervention, curated by Marichris Ty, SW2- Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
2009 David Gilbert, Ian Pedigo, Jessica Stockholder, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
2009 GLAMFA Show 2009, California State University – Long Beach, Long Beach, CA.
2009 Summer Camp, Exile, Berlin, Germany.
2009 Group Show, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA.
2009 Sweet and Matchless, PLAySPACE, San Francisco, CA.
2008 Dreaming America, Less Than Three Gallery, Long Island City, New York.
2008 The Dulcet Clime of the Bedchamber, Goff + Rosenthal, Berlin, Germany.
2008 How Soon Is Now? AIM 28, Bronx Museum of Art, Bronx, NY.
2008 If I Told You You Were Beautiful, Oliver Kamm 5BE Gallery, New York, NY.
2007 Goin’ Postal, Art Metropole, Montreal, Canada.
2007 Hidden Hands, White Box, New York, NY.
2015 Schwendener, Martha, David Gilbert’s ‘The Secret Garden,’ Photography as Dreamscape, The New York Times, November 19, 2015
2015 Goings on About Town, The New Yorker, November 16, 2015
2014 Schwendener, Martha, Gathering of Far-Flung Friends, and Trends, New York Times, May 8, 2014
2014 Everitt Howe, David, “The Expanded Photograph”, ArtReview, May 2014
2014 Newbury, Susanna, “Superfluous Things”, X-Tra, Spring 2014
2014 Rector, Chelsea, “A Frayed Knot”, ArtSlant, February 15, 2014
2013 Hall, Emily, “David Gilbert”, ArtForum, December, 2013.
2013 Kimball, Whitney, “Pink: David Gilbert at Klaus von Nichtssagend”, ArtFCity, October 2
2013 Goings On About Town, The New Yorker, October 2, 2013.
2013 Asfour, Nana, “David Gilbert, ‘Coming of Age’”, TimeOut New York, September 30, 2013
2012 Pick. Artforum.com. “Out of _______,” Michael Benvento. written by Travis Diehl.
2012 Goings On About Town, The New Yorker. January 16, 2012.
2011 Meier, Allison, “Debris After an Artistic Storm,” on hyperallergic.com . January, 2012.
2011 “David Gilbert’s Unassuming Sculptures Become Angelic Photographs” inThe L Magazine by Deridre Hering. December, 2011.
2011 Still Life Catalogue, Published by Little Paper Planes.
2011 Voluntary Sculptures Catalogue. Published by LM Projects.
2011 interview on iheartphotograph.
2009 Sweet 16: artists remake covers Out Magazine, New York, NY, April 2009.
2008 How Soon Is Now? Catalogue, AIM 28, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY, p. 23.
2007 Goin’ Postal Catalogue, Art Metropole, Montreal, Canada, p. 42.
2007 Baker, R. C, Best in Show, Village Voice, New York, NY, p. 53, August 15-21.
2007 Shortcuts, Sleek Magazine, Berlin, Germany, p. 33, Summer.
Grants and Commissions
2013 Performa, About Time commission
2009 Tierney Fellowship
2011 M.F.A, UC- Riverside, Riverside, California.
2004 B.F.A, Photography and Imaging – Tisch School of the Arts, New York University.