David Scanavino

David Scanavino, Rainbow, 2016Carved Valchromat86 x 52 x 4.5 inches, 218.44 x 132.08 x 11.43 cm
David Scanavino, Life Vest, 2017Carved Valchromat (Hand Polished)321.5 x 13.25 x 3 inches
David Scanavino, Repeater, 2017installation at Moody Center for the Arts, Houston, Texs
David Scanavino, Desk, 2016Carved Valchromat, clear coat62 x 45.5 x 1.5 inches, 157.48 x 115.57 x 3.81 cm
David Scanavino, Life Vest, 2016Carved Valchromat, clear coat78 x 48.25 x 10 inches, 198.12 x 122.56 x 25.40 cm
David Scanavino, Pregnancy Test, 2016Carved Valchromat, clear coat80.5 x 12.5 x 5.25 inches, 204.47 x 31.75 x 13.34 cm
David Scanavino, Untitled (Stretched Vest), 2017Ink and watercolor on paper32.5 x 58.25 inches
David Scanavino, Vest (In the Corner), 2017Ink and watercolor on paper28 x 45 inches
David Scanavino, Untitled (Single Vest), 2016ink and watercolor on paper28.875 x 20.81 inches, 73.34 x 52.86 cm
David Scanavino, Untitled (Stretched Vest), 2017Ink and watercolor on paper32.5 x 58.25 inches
David Scanavino, Untitled (Five Vests Dark), 2016ink and watercolor on paper30 x 49.5 inches, 76.20 x 125.73 cm
David Scanavino, Untitled (Two Vests), 2016ink and watercolor on paper29.75 x 42.75 inches, 75.57 x 108.59 cm
David Scanavino, untitled, 2016archival pigmented paper pulp on wooden panel48 x 84 x 2 inches inches, 121.92 x 213.36 x 5.08 cm
David Scanavino, untitled, 2016archival pigmented paper pulp on wooden panel48 x 70 inches
David Scanavino, Untitled, 2016Archival Paper Pulp on panel72 x 48 inches
David Scanavino, Party Time, 2015VCT tile, mdf, glue54.5 x 35 x 4.5 inches, 138.4 x 88.9 x 11.4 cm
David Scanavino, Dead End, 2015Linoleum tile, Dimensions variable
David Scanavino, Pen Pal, 2015archival pigmented paper pulp on wooden panel72 x 66 inches, 182.9 x 167.6 cm
David Scanavino, Imperial Texture, 2014VCT and mdf. Installated at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT.
David Scanavino, Imperial Texture, 2014VCT tile and mdf. Installed at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT.
David Scanavino, Peacock, 2014archival pigmented paper pulp on wall. Installed at Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum 6' x 18' x 1/8" inches
David Scanavino, Peacock (detail), 2014Installed at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT.
David Scanavino, Candy Crush, installation view at the Pulitzer Foundation of Art, St. Louis, MO, 2014VCT tile, plywood
David Scanavino, Candy Crush, installation view at the Pulitzer Foundation of Art, St. Louis, MO, 2014VCT tile, plywood
David Scanavino, Scarecrow, 2014archival colored paper pulp on panel84 x 84 inches
untitled (clock), 2014Aqua-resin36" Diameter, 5" depth inches
David Scanavino, Single Vest, 2017Ink, Watercolor and Sand20 x 40 inches

Biography

Born in 1978 Denver, Colorado. Lives in New York City.

Education
2003 MFA, Yale University, New Haven, CT.
2001 BFA, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI.

Solo Exhibitions

2019
Slingshot Broken Branch Life Vest, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York, NY

2017
Repeater, Moody Center for the Arts at Rice University, Houston, TX

2016
David Scanavino, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York, NY
The Armory Show with Klaus von Nichtssagend, New York, NY

2014
David Scanavino, Imperial Texture, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT
Reset: Candy Crush, Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, St. Louis, MO

2013
Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York, NY

2011
Michael Benevento, Los Angeles, CA
Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York, NY

2009
New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) with Klaus von Nichtssagend, Miami, FL.

2008
Recent Work, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2003
David Scanavino: Balloons, Gallery Katz, Boston, MA.

Two Person Shows

2011
The Void is Not Empty, David Scanavino and Jesse Chapman, Marianne Boesky project space, New York, NY

2010
Jo Nigoghossian and David Scanavino, West Street Gallery, New York, NY

2009
David Scanavino and Ethan Greenbaum, Satori Gallery, New York, NY

Group Exhibitions

2017
Baggage Claim, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York, NY
Under Water, Locust Projects, Miami, FL

2016
Art of the Now, Hearst Corporation, New York, NY

2015
Color Against Color, curated by Eric Hibit, Ortega Y Gasset Projects, Brooklyn, NY
This Room, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, NY
When You Cut into the Present the Future Leaks Out, commissioned by No Longer Empty, curated by Regine Basha, , New York, NY

2014
Walk-Ins Welcome, Marlborough Broome Street, New York
David Kennedy-Cutler, Michael Delucia, David Scanavino, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY
Assembled, curated by Alex Ahn and Ari Lipkis, TEMP Art Space, New York, NY

2013
M O N S A L V A T, Bureau, New York, NY
Black Cake, curated by Alex Gartenfeld, Team Gallery, New York, NY

2012
Ruins in Reverse, Room East, New York, NY

2011
The Finishers, curated by Ethan Greenbaum and Eric Gleason, The Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY
Productive Steps, curated by Lucas Blalock and Sam Falls, Mount Tremper Arts, Mt. Tremper, NY
Perfectly Damaged,, organized by Isaac Lyles, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY
Art Book Club Presents: IMPROBABLE SELF: NOTES FROM THE VOID, curated by Fran Holstrom, St. Cecilia’s, Brooklyn, NY
Paper A-Z, Sue Scott Gallery, New York, NY

2010
Skins, curated by Alex Gartenfeld, OHWOW Gallery, Miami, FL
Unspecific Object, Thierry Goldberg Projects, New York, NY
Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition, Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, NY

2009
No Objective curated by Jenny Jaskey, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Philadelphia, PA.
Material Evidence, loop – raum fur aktuelle kunst , Berlin, Germany

2007
A Bell is a Cup Until it is Struck Curated by Kevin Zucker, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI.
Red Badge of Courage Curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud, The National Newark Building, Newark, NJ.
I Died for Beauty Newman and Popiashvili Gallery, New York, NY.
M*A*S*H Curated by Amy Smith-Stewart and Omar Lopez-Chahoud, The Helena, New York, NY.
Men and Math Southfirst Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

2006
Trifecta Bellwether Gallery, New York, NY.
Selected Drawings Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
Transfiguration curated by Michael Delucia, Pearlfisher Gallery, London.

2005
NeoCon curated by David Scanavino and Mathew Cerletty, Gavin Brown Enterprises at Passerby, New York, NY.

2003
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Yale University, New Haven, CT.

Bibliography

2017
Harren, Natilee, “Critics’ Picks: David Scanavino,” Artforum.com, July 2016
Tschida, Anne, “Who says Miami’s art scene closes in summer? Shows at three spaces prove otherwise,” Miami Herald, May 5, 2017

2016
Keeshin, Matthew, “This Artist Will Make You See Linoleum in a Whole New Way,” Dwell.com, September 8, 2016
Sutton, Benjamin, “Finding Jesus, “YOUR MOM,” and Other Surprises at the 2016 Armory Show,” Hyperallergic, March 2, 2016
Gotthardt, Alexxa, “The 20 Best Booths at The Armory Show,” Artsy.com, March 3, 2016

2014
Susan Hodara, “Fifty Years,” New York Times, December 19, 2014
Stephen Maine, “The Aldrich at 50: Clutch of Current Exhibitions Demonstrate Currency of Founder’s Vision,” Artcritical.com, December 18, 2014
Will Heinrich, “First Look – David Scanavino,” Art in America Magazine, November 2014
Tara Plath, “David Scanavino – Profile of the Artist,” The Seen, Chicago, November 7, 2014
Susan Dunne, “Aldrich Celebrates 50 Years With Juxtaposition Of Contemporary, Veteran Artists,” Hartford Courant, October 15, 2014
Neil, Jonathan TD, “Future Greats: David Scanavino,” ArtReview, March 2014
Hurrell, John, “Martin Basher as Curator,” Eyecontact, February 21, 2014
Baran, Jessica, “Art Needs Drag,” Hyperallergic.com, February 4th, 2014
Reilly, Christopher, “Artist Spotlight: David Scanavino At Pulitzer Foundation For The Arts For ‘Reset’,” Alivemag.com, January 15, 2014

2013
Rosenberg, Karen, “A Roving Art Fair Finds a Home Court Advantage,” New York Times, May 10th, 2013
Smith, William T., “Working NADA with Dan Byers,” ArtinAmericaMagazine.com, May 13, 2013
Everitt Howe, David, “Black Cake,” ArtReview, March 2013
Heinrich, Will, “’Black Cake’ at Team Gallery,” New York Observer, January 15th, 2013

2012
Pollack, Maika, “Bollinger: Unchained,” New York Observer, June 26th, 2012

2011
Kitnik, Zak, “Real Clear Like,” IDIOM, April 8, 2011
Nathan, Emily, “Brooklyn Local,” artnet.com, June 2011

2010
Joseph Akel, “Unspecific Specificities: Objects at Thierry Goldberg,” IDIOM, March 2010
Bonnie Rosenberg, “Unspecific Objects,” cityArts, April 2010

2009
Schaffner, Hilary, “Miami Art Basel Kicks Off,” Elle.com, December 4, 2009

2008
Alex Gartenfeld, “Critics’ Picks: David Scanavino,” Artforum.com, November 10, 2008

2006
Maine, Stephen, “Dateline: Brooklyn,” Artnet.com, January 5, 2006

2005
Wang, Michael, “Right Stuff,” Artforum.com, April 6, 2005

2003
McQuaid, Cate, “Flying Solo,” Boston Globe, October 10, 2003

Public Collections

Columbus Metropolitan Library
Rhode Island School of Design Museum

Press

Exhibitions