David Scanavino

David Scanavino, After Sunrise, 2019oil, pastel, acrylic on cold pressed watercolor paper80.375 x 50.5 inches, 204.15 x 128.27 cm
David Scanavino, Broken Branch (green), 2019oil, pastel, acrylic on cold pressed watercolor paper60 x 26 inches, 152.40 x 66.04 cm
David Scanavino, Untitled (one vest, suspended), 2019oil and acrylic on cold pressed watercolor paper64.6375 x 48.25 inches, 164.18 x 122.56 cm
David Scanavino, After Sunrise, 2019oil, pastel, acrylic on cold pressed watercolor paper80.375 x 50.5 inches, 204.15 x 128.27 cm
David Scanavino, A Million Little Reasons, 2019cedar, leather, valchromat, rubber96 x 18 x 15 inches, 243.84 x 45.72 x 38.10 cm
David Scanavino, Broken Branch (Pink), 2019oil, pastel, acrylic on cold pressed watercolor paper35.5 x 26 inches, 89.54 x 66.04 cm
David Scanavino, Untitled (three vests suspended), 2019oil and acrylic on cold pressed watercolor paper30 x 44.9375 inches, 76.20 x 114.14 cm
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 (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, 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, 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, Scarecrow, 2014archival colored paper pulp on panel84 x 84 inches
untitled (clock), 2014Aqua-resin36" Diameter, 5" depth inches

Biography

b.1978 Denver, Colorado
lives and works 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Group Exhibitions

2018
Take Up Space, The Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, OH

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

2016
Art of the Now, Hearst Corporation, New York

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

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

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

2012
BAM Next Wave Art, Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York
Last Show, West Street Gallery, New York
Ruins in Reverse, Room East, New York

2011
The Finishers, curated by Ethan Greenbaum and Eric Gleason, The Wassaic Project, Wassaic, New York
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

2010
Skins, curated by Alex Gartenfeld, OHWOW Gallery, Miami, FL
Unspecific Object, Thierry Goldberg Projects, New York
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
M*A*S*H Curated by Amy Smith-Stewart and Omar Lopez-Chahoud, The Helena, New York
Men and Math Southfirst Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

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

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

Bibliography

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

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

2014
Hodara, Susan, “At Aldrich Contemporary Art Musuem, Conversation Between Works and Over Decades,” The New York Times, December 19.
Maine,Stephen, “The Aldrich at 50: Clutch of Current Exhibitions Demonstrate Currency of Founder’s Vision,” Artcritical, December 18.
Heinrich,Will, “First Look – David Scanavino,” Art in America Magazine, November.
Plath,Tara, “David Scanavino – Profile of the Artist,” The Seen, Chicago, November 7.
Dunne, Susan, “Aldrich Celebrates 50 Years With Juxtaposition Of Contemporary, Veteran Artists,” Hartford Courant, October 15.
Davis, Ben “New York Gallery Beat: 6 Critics Review 16 Shows,” Artnet
Neil, Jonathan TD, “Future Greats: David Scanavino,” ArtReview, March.
Hurrell, John, “Martin Basher as Curator,” Eyecontact, February 21.
Baran, Jessica, “Art Needs Drag,” Hyperallergic, February 4.
Reilly, Christopher, “Artist Spotlight: David Scanavino At Pulitzer Foundation For The Arts For ‘Reset’,” Alivemag, January 15.

2013
Rosenberg, Karen, “A Roving Art Fair Finds a Home Court Advantage,” New York Times, May 10.
Smith, William T., “Working NADA with Dan Byers,” Art in America, May 13.
Everitt Howe, David, “Black Cake,” ArtReview, March.
Russeth, Andrew, “Monsalvat at Bureau,” The New York Observer, January 29.
Heinrich, Will, “’Black Cake’ at Team Gallery,” New York Observer, January 15.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Collections
Cleveland Clinic
Columbus Metropolitan Library, Columbus, Ohio (permanent installation)
The Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, OH
The Progressive Art Collection
RISD Museum, Providence, Rhode Island
King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia (permanent installation)

Press

Exhibitions