David Gilbert

Interior Branch, 2018archival inkjet print86 x 58 inches, 218.44 x 147.32 cm
David Gilbert, Overgrowth, 2018archival inkjet print86 x 58 inches, 218.44 x 147.32 cm
David Gilbert, Husk, 2018archival inkjet print30 x 20 inches, 76.20 x 50.80 cm
David Gilbert, Striped Shirt, 2018archival inkjet print50 x 33 inches, 127 x 83.82 cm
David Gilbert, Three Trees, 2018archival inkjet print37 x 55 inches, 93.98 x 139.70 cm
David Gilbert, Glow, 2018archival inkjet print30 × 20 inches, 33 × 22 3⁄4 cm
David Gilbert, Garden Party, 2018archival inkjet print20 x 13 1/2 inches, 50.80 x 34.39 cm
David Gilbert, Good Night, 2015inkjet print80 x 60 inches
David Gilbert, A Good Book, 2015archival inkjet print85 x 57 inches
David Gilbert, Night, Night, 2015Archival inkjet print133 x 50 inches
David Gilbert, Past Butterflies, 2015Archival inkjet print50 x 33 inches
David Gilbert, Blackbird, 2015Archival Inkjet Print87 x 57 inches
David Gilbert, Drama at Sunset (Summer), 2013archival pigment print8 x 5.5 inches, 20.3 x 14 cm
David Gilbert, Slump Mountain, 2013archival pigment print50 x 33 inches, 127 x 83.8 cm
David Gilbert, Dawn, 2013archival pigment print50 x 33 inches, 127 x 83.8 cm
David Gilbert, Web Site, 2013archival pigment print50 x 33 inches, 127 x 83.8 cm
David Gilbert, Yarnia, 2013archival pigment print50 x 33 inches, 127 x 83.8 cm
David Gilbert, Blue Board, 2013archival pigment print33 x 50 inches, 83.8 x 127 cm
David Gilbert, Small Erotic Picture (Spring), 2013archival pigment print8 x 5.5 inches, 20.3 x 14 cm
David Gilbert, The Giraffe, 2012archival pigment print22 x 17 inches, 55.9 x 43.2 cm
David Gilbert, Pink Mast, 2012archival pigment print60 x 40 inches, 152.4 x 101.6 cm
David Gilbert, Blue Angel, 2011archival pigment print84 x 60 inches, 213.4 x 152.4 cm
David Gilbert, Black Fish, 2011archival pigment print74 x 60 inches, 188 x 152.4 cm
David Gilbert, Up Bird, 2010archival pigment print84 x 60 inches


b.1982 in New York, NY
lives and works in Los Angeles, CA


MFA, UC-Riverside, Riverside, California

BFA, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University

Solo Exhibitions

The Great Outdoors, Gallery 12.26, Dallas, TX

Painted Ladies, Rebecca Camacho Presents, San Francisco, CA

House & Garden, Klaus von Nichtssagend, New York, NY

Baby Girl, The Finley, Los Angeles, CA

The Secret Garden, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York, NY

Coming of Age, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York, NY

Angels, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York, NY

Tierney Fellowship Show, Gulf and Western Gallery, New York, NY

Blueboy, Workspace, Los Angeles, CA

Two Person Exhibitions

David Gilbert and Rachelle Sawatsky, Neighbors, Del Vaz Projects, Los Angeles, CA

Group Exhibitions

Henry is Blue, curated by Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer and Despina Stokou, West Hollywood, CA

Hurts to Laugh, curated by Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer, Various Small Fires, Los Angeles, CA
1/1/1, AWHRHWAR, Los Angeles, CA

Art of the Now, Hearst Corporation, New York, NY
Five, Marjorie Barrick Musuem of Art, UNLV, Las Vegas, NV

A Room of One’s Own, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, NY

Far and High, Fahrenheit Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
A Frayed Knot, organized by Cole Akers, Jancar Jones Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Decenter: An Exhibition on the Centenary of the 1913 Armory Show, curated by Andrianna Campbell and Daniel Palmer,Abrons Art Center, New York, NY
Ma Prochaine Vie, ForYourArt, Los Angeles, CA

External Original, curated by Sarah Mattes, Clifford Art Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY
Group Show, Andrea Rosen, New York, NY
Out-of_______, organized by Leila Khastoo, Michael Benevento, Los Angeles, CA

Works of Paper, ACME, Los Angeles, CA
Voluntary Sculptures, LM Projects, Los Angeles, CA
Rear Window, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Beige + Plastic, organized by Leila Khastoo, Los Angeles, CA

Die Dame: Alika Cooper, David Gilbert,
Rona Yefman, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Hallowing, curated by Paul Pescador, Infernoesque, Berlin, Germany
Last Minute Intervention, curated by Marichris Ty, SW2 Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

David Gilbert, Ian Pedigo, Jessica Stockholder, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Summer Camp, Exile, Berlin, Germany
Group Show, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
Sweet and Matchless, PLAySPACE, San Francisco, CA
The Dulcet Clime of the Bedchamber, Goff + Rosenthal, Berlin, Germany

How Soon Is Now?
AIM 28, Bronx Museum of Art, Bronx, NY
If I Told You You Were Beautiful, Oliver Kamm 5BE Gallery, New York, NY

Goin’ Postal, Art Metropole, Montreal, Canada
Hidden Hands, White Box, New York, NY


Sussman, Matt, Photographer David Gilbert’s Tableaux Give Studio Detritus an Air of Drama and Glamour, Art in America, January 16, 2020

Neuman, Barry N., David Gilbert: House & Garden at Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, Whitehot Magazine, Febraury 2019
Koestenbaum, Wayne, In the Way of Stars, Artforum, February 2019

Lehrer-Graiwer, Sarah, “Portfolio by David Gilbert,” BOMB, August 3 2017
Campbell, Andy, “Hurts to Laugh,” Artforum.com, July 2017

Schwendener, Martha, “David Gilbert’s ‘The Secret Garden,’ Photography as Dreamscape,” The New York Times, November 19 2015
“Goings on About Town,” The New Yorker, November 16 2015

Schwendener, Martha, “Gathering of Far-Flung Friends, and Trends,” The New York Times, May 8 2014
Howe, David Everitt,  “The Expanded Photograph,” ArtReview, May 2014
Newbury, Susanna, “Superfluous Things,” X-Tra, Spring 2014
Rector, Chelsea, “A Frayed Knot,” ArtSlant, February 15 2014


Hall, Emily, “David Gilbert,” Artforum, December 2013
Kimball, Whitney, “Pink: David Gilbert at Klaus von Nichtssagend,” ArtFCity, October 2
“Goings On About Town,” The New Yorker, October 2 2013
Asfour, Nana, “David Gilbert, ‘Coming of Age,'” TimeOut New York, September 30 2013

Diehl, Travis, “Out of _______ at Michael Benvento,” Artforum.com
“Goings On About Town,” The New Yorker, January 16 2012

Meier, Allison, “Debris After an Artistic Storm,” hyperallergic.com, January 2012
Hering, Deirdre, “David Gilbert’s Unassuming Sculptures Become Angelic Photographs,” The L Magazine, December 2011
Interview on iheartphotograph

“Sweet 16: Artists Remake Covers,” Out Magazine, New York NY, April 2009

How Soon Is Now? catalogue, AIM 28, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY, p. 23

Goin’ Postal catalogue, Art Metropole, Montreal, Canada, p. 42
Baker, R. C, “Best in Show,” Village Voice, New York, NY, p. 53, August 15-21
“Shortcuts,” Sleek Magazine, Berlin, Germany, p. 33, Summer

Grants and Commissions

UNLV Artist in Residence

Performa, About Time commission

Tierney Fellowship