Born in 1978 Denver, Colorado. Lives in New York City.
2003 MFA, Yale University, New Haven, CT.
2001 BFA, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI.
Slingshot Broken Branch Life Vest, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York, NY
Repeater, Moody Center for the Arts at Rice University, Houston, TX
David Scanavino, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York, NY
The Armory Show with Klaus von Nichtssagend, New York, NY
David Scanavino, Imperial Texture, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT
Reset: Candy Crush, Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, St. Louis, MO
Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York, NY
Michael Benevento, Los Angeles, CA
Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York, NY
New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) with Klaus von Nichtssagend, Miami, FL.
Recent Work, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
David Scanavino: Balloons, Gallery Katz, Boston, MA.
Two Person Shows
The Void is Not Empty, David Scanavino and Jesse Chapman, Marianne Boesky project space, New York, NY
Jo Nigoghossian and David Scanavino, West Street Gallery, New York, NY
David Scanavino and Ethan Greenbaum, Satori Gallery, New York, NY
Baggage Claim, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York, NY
Under Water, Locust Projects, Miami, FL
Art of the Now, Hearst Corporation, New York, NY
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
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
M O N S A L V A T, Bureau, New York, NY
Black Cake, curated by Alex Gartenfeld, Team Gallery, New York, NY
Ruins in Reverse, Room East, New York, NY
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
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
No Objective curated by Jenny Jaskey, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Philadelphia, PA.
Material Evidence, loop – raum fur aktuelle kunst , Berlin, Germany
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.
Trifecta Bellwether Gallery, New York, NY.
Selected Drawings Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
Transfiguration curated by Michael Delucia, Pearlfisher Gallery, London.
NeoCon curated by David Scanavino and Mathew Cerletty, Gavin Brown Enterprises at Passerby, New York, NY.
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Yale University, New Haven, CT.
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
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
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
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
Pollack, Maika, “Bollinger: Unchained,” New York Observer, June 26th, 2012
Kitnik, Zak, “Real Clear Like,” IDIOM, April 8, 2011
Nathan, Emily, “Brooklyn Local,” artnet.com, June 2011
Joseph Akel, “Unspecific Specificities: Objects at Thierry Goldberg,” IDIOM, March 2010
Bonnie Rosenberg, “Unspecific Objects,” cityArts, April 2010
Schaffner, Hilary, “Miami Art Basel Kicks Off,” Elle.com, December 4, 2009
Alex Gartenfeld, “Critics’ Picks: David Scanavino,” Artforum.com, November 10, 2008
Maine, Stephen, “Dateline: Brooklyn,” Artnet.com, January 5, 2006
Wang, Michael, “Right Stuff,” Artforum.com, April 6, 2005
McQuaid, Cate, “Flying Solo,” Boston Globe, October 10, 2003
Columbus Metropolitan Library
Rhode Island School of Design Museum