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.
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
2016 The Armory Show with Klaus von Nichtssagend, New York, NY
2014 David Scanavino, Imperial Texture, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT
2014 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
2011 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.
2017 Baggage Claim, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York, NY
2017 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
2015 This Room, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, NY
2015 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
2014 David Kennedy-Cutler, Michael Delucia, David Scanavino, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY
2014 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
2013 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
2011 Productive Steps, curated by Lucas Blalock and Sam Falls, Mount Tremper Arts, Mt. Tremper, NY
2011 Perfectly Damaged,, organized by Isaac Lyles, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY
2011 Art Book Club Presents: IMPROBABLE SELF: NOTES FROM THE VOID, curated by Fran Holstrom, St. Cecilia’s, Brooklyn, NY
2011 Paper A-Z, Sue Scott Gallery, New York, NY
2010 Skins, curated by Alex Gartenfeld, OHWOW Gallery, Miami, FL
2010 Unspecific Object, Thierry Goldberg Projects, New York, NY
2010 Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition, Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, NY
2009 No Objective curated by Jenny Jaskey, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Philadelphia, PA.
2009 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.
2007 Red Badge of Courage Curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud, The National Newark Building, Newark, NJ.
2007 I Died for Beauty Newman and Popiashvili Gallery, New York, NY.
2007 M*A*S*H Curated by Amy Smith-Stewart and Omar Lopez-Chahoud, The Helena, New York, NY.
2007 Men and Math Southfirst Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
2006 Trifecta Bellwether Gallery, New York, NY.
2006 Selected Drawings Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
2006 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.
2017 Harren, Natilee, “Critics’ Picks: David Scanavino,” Artforum.com, July 2016
2017 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
2016 Sutton, Benjamin, “Finding Jesus, “YOUR MOM,” and Other Surprises at the 2016 Armory Show,” Hyperallergic, March 2, 2016
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
2014 Stephen Maine, “The Aldrich at 50: Clutch of Current Exhibitions Demonstrate Currency of Founder’s Vision,” Artcritical.com, December 18, 2014
2014 Will Heinrich, “First Look – David Scanavino,” Art in America Magazine, November 2014
2014 Tara Plath, “David Scanavino – Profile of the Artist,” The Seen, Chicago, November 7, 2014
2014 Susan Dunne, “Aldrich Celebrates 50 Years With Juxtaposition Of Contemporary, Veteran Artists,” Hartford Courant, October 15, 2014
2014 Neil, Jonathan TD, “Future Greats: David Scanavino,” ArtReview, March 2014
2014 Hurrell, John, “Martin Basher as Curator,” Eyecontact, February 21, 2014
2014 Baran, Jessica, “Art Needs Drag,” Hyperallergic.com, February 4th, 2014
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
2013 Smith, William T., “Working NADA with Dan Byers,” ArtinAmericaMagazine.com, May 13, 2013
2013 Everitt Howe, David, “Black Cake,” ArtReview, March 2013
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
2011 Nathan, Emily, “Brooklyn Local,” artnet.com, June 2011
2010 Joseph Akel, “Unspecific Specificities: Objects at Thierry Goldberg,” IDIOM, March 2010
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
Columbus Metropolitan Library
Rhode Island School of Design Museum