Angela Dufresne
Visual Artist

born in 1969, Hartford, CT; Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York

 

Education

1998  MFA Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

1991  BFA Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

 

Solo Exhibitions

2014  New Works, Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY

2013  Cinema Covers, Common Street Arts, Waterbury ME

          My Only Child and Other Lunacy, KH Modern Art, Berlin, Germany

2012  New Paintings, Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY

          New Paintings,CRG Gallery, New York, NY

2010  Celluliod Covers, Macalester College Gallery, St Paul, MN

          Enlightenment Covers, Kinkead Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA

2009  Modern Times 1, Monya Rowe, NY

          Modern Times 2, CRG Gallery, NY

2008  Floating Weeds, Galleria Glance, Turin, Italy

          Twilight of Mice and Men, Kinkead Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA

          Next: An Invitational Art Fair of Emerging Art: Chicago, IL, Monya Rowe, NY

2007  New Prints, Aurobora Press, San Francisco, CA

          Code Unknown, Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY

2006  Angela Dufresne, Hammer Museum: Hammer Projects, Los Angeles, CA

          Written on The Wind, Galleria Glance, Turin, Italy

2005  Love Streams, Miller Block, Boston, MA

          Stomping Ground, Monya Rowe, NY

2004  GV/AS Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2003  Art House House, Ethan Cohen Gallery, Truro, MA

          West of Eden, The Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Provincetown, MA

          New Drawings, Miller Block, Boston, MA

2000  Angela Dufresne, Off-Ramp Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

1995  Angela Dufresne, Gallery Rebelloso, Minneapolis, MN

 

Group Exhibitions

2014    Uncanny Figures Crated by Jen Dubnau and Sarah Peters, NY, NY

2013    Fever Dreams, Geoff Chadsey and Angela Dufresne, RISD Painting Dept. Gallery, Providence, RI

          Draw Gym, Organzied by Brian Belott, 247365, New York, NY

          Inaugural Group Show, Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY

          Angela Dufresne Special Selection, John Davis Gallery, Hudson, NY

          Being Paul Schraeder, Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY

          Negative Joy Video Screening, Roxbury Abbey, Roxbury, NY

          Faculty Biennial, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

          The Triumph of Human Painting, Bull and Ram Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2012    Kemper at the Crossroads, Kemper Museum of Art, Kansas City. MO

          Red Herring, Fjord Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

          Beasts of Revelation, DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY

          Intermural, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Philadelphia, PA

          Angela Dufresne and Rico Gatson, Barbara Walters Gallery, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY

2011  Invitational Exhibition, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY

          The Question of Drawing, Oqunquit Musem , Oqunquit, ME

          ShapeShifters, Curated by Laurel Sparks, 443 P A S, New York, NY

          Vivid, Curated by Janet Phelps, Shreoder Ramero Gallery, NY

          Angela Dufresne and Rico Gatson, Barbara Walters Gallery, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY

2010  Painting Coast to Coast, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

          In A Violet Distance  Curated by David Humphrey,  Galerei Zucher, NY

          Chained to a Creature of a Different Kingdom, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL

2009  Next Wave Artists, Curated by Dan Cameron, BAM, NYThe Summer Show, CRG Gallery, NY

          First Look: An Exhibition of Emerging Artists From Los Angeles Galleries, Curated by Simon Watson and Craig Hensala of Scenic, House of Campari, Los Angeles, CA

          Fourth Estate Editions, Rhode Island School of Design Memorial Hall Gallery, RI

          Painting the Glass House: Artists Revisit Modern Architecture, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA

          Master of Reality, The Rose Art Museum, Brandies University, Walthan, NA

          Form and Story: Narration in Recent Painting, University of Richmond Museums, Richmond, VA

2008  I Want a Little Sugar in My Bowl, Asia Song Society, New York, NY

          Swing Low, Sunday L.E.S., New York, NY

          The Guys We Would Fuck, Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY, Curated by Nayland Blake

          Places, Jim Kempner Fine Art, New York, NY

          Get up off our Knees, Monya Rowe, New York, NY

          Pulse New York Art Fair, Monya Rowe, New York, NY

          Painting the Glass House: Artists Revisit Modern Architecture,The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Aldrich, CT

          Painting The Glass House: Artists Revisit Modern Architecture, Yale Gallery for Art and Architecture, New Haven, CT

2007  Aqua Wynwood Art Fair, Monya Rowe, Miami, FL

          Artissima Art Fair, Galleria Glance, Turin, Italy

          Imitations of Life, Kinkead Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA

          Group Show, Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY, curated by Leigh Ledare

          The Fluid Field: Abstraction and Reference, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA, curated by Dona Nelson

          Horizons, The Elizabeth Foundation, NY, Curated by David Humphrey

          Warhol &…, Kantor/Feuer, Los Angeles, CA

          The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Galleria Glance, Turin, Italy

          Art Moscow Art Fair, Moscow, Russia, Galleria Glance

          ACRIA Invitational Annual Benefit, Charles Cowles Gallery

          Momenta Annual Benefit, White Columns, NY

          Kansas City Art Institute Annual Benefit, Kansas City, MO

          Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Annual Benefit, LMCC, NY

          Endangered Wasteland, CRG Gallery, New York, NY

          M*A*S*H, The Helena, New York, NY, Curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud and Amy Smith-Stewart

          Salon Nouveau, Engholm Engelhorn Galerie, Vienna, Austria, curated by Jasper Sharp

2006  Psycho Ideology, Roebling Hall, New York, NY

          Year 06 Art Fair, London, U.K., Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY

          Unless, Miller Block, Boston, MA

          How I Finally Accepted Fate, Elizabeth Foundation, New York, NY, curated by Jason Murison

          Before, Zero Station, Portland, ME

          Jack, Roberts + Tilton, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Geoffrey Young

2005  Spectrum, LeLong Gallery, New York, NY

          Aqua Art Miami Art Fair, Monya Rowe Gallery , NY

          Fresh Paint, Lehmann Maupin, New York, NY

          Something is Somewhere, Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Anat Ebgi and Monya Rowe

          Le Papier, gescheidle, Chicago, IL

          Radical Vauderville, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA

          Greater New York 2005, PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, NY

          ARCO Art Fair, Galeria Marta Cervera, Madrid, Spain

          Parakeet Film Salon 2005, Brooklyn, NY

2004  Miracle on Franklin Street, GV/AS, Brooklyn, NY

          FRISBEE Art Fair, Monya Rowe, Miami Beach, FL

          I’ve Met Someone Else, Monya Rowe, New York, NY

          Open Zone Video Screening, Ocularis Projects, Brooklyn, NY

          School House Gallery, Provincetown MA.

          FAWC 2003-04 Fellows, Cape Cod Museum of Fine Arts, MA

          FAWC 2003-04 Fellows, Ethan Cohen Gallery, New York, NY

2003  Open Zone Video Screening, Ocularis Projects, Brooklyn, NY

          The FAWC Fellows 03/04, The Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Provincetown, MA

          Summer’s Eve, GV/AS Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

          Slight of Hand, The Selena Gallery, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY

          Cooking with Cookie von Mueller, video screening at Green St.Gallery, Boston, MA

2002  FAWC Fellows, The Provincetown Art Association, Provincetown, MA

          Fellows Exhibit, The Fine Arts Work Center”. Provincetown, MA

          Thought Bubble, Hofstra University, Long Island, NY

          Our Spring Collection, The Harlem Flophouse, New York, NY

2001  Artpact , The Harlem Flophouse, New York, NY

          Collabratory, Gail Gates Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

          Grrls, Untitled Space, New Haven, CT

2000  Angela Dufresne, Off-Ramp Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

1999  Fine Arts Works Center Invitational, Provincetown, MA

1998  Angela Dufresne, Temple University Rome, Rome, Italy

1996  Trace, The Dead Space Gallery, Portland, ME

1995  The New Degenerate Show, The Lab, San Francisco, CA

          Angela Dufresne, Gallery Rebelloso, Minneapolis, MN

          Recent Works, The Headlands Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

1993  The Five Jerome Artists, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN

 

Curated Exhibitions

2013    Negative Joy, Video Screening, Roxbury Abbey, Roxbury, NY

2012    Negative Joy, 443 PAS, New York, NY

2010  F**kheads: Portraiture for the Silicon Enlightenment, KinkeadContemporary, Los Angeles, CA

2009  F**kheads: Portraiture for the Silicon Enlightenment, SCA Contemporary, Albuquerque, NM

2007  Open Video Series, CRG Gallery, NY

2006  Available (A Still Life Show), Monya Rowe Gallery, NY, curated by Angela Dufresne and Monya Rowe

 

Awards and Honors

2013    Yaddo Residency, Saratoga Springs, NY

2011  Purchase Award, National Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY

2003  Second Year Fellow, The Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA

2002  Fellow, The Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA

1997  University Wide Fellowship, Temple University-Philadelphia, PA

1996  Teaching Fellowship Temple University- Philadelphia, PA

1993  Resident, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA

1992  The Jerome Foundation Fellowship, Minneapolis, MN

 

Teaching Experience

2012 to present  Assistant Professor, RISD, Providence, RI

2014    Honorary Alumni Lecturer, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

          Summer Course, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA

2013    Visiting Artist/Lecture, Columbia University, New York, NY,

          Visiting Artist/Lecture, Brown University, Providence, RI

          Visiting Artist/Critic, Vermont Studio School, Johnson, VT

          Visiting Artist/Lecture Art Institute Boston, Boston, MA

          Visiting Artist/Lecture University of Berkeley, CA

          Visiting Artist/Lecture Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

          Visiting Artist/Lecture Suny Purchase, Purchase, NY

          Visiting Artist/Lecture Montclair State University, NJ

2010-2012   Part-time Faculty, Sarah Lawrence College, NY

2012    Core Critic, Yale University, New Haven, CT

          Summer Course, Ox-Bow, Saugatuck, MI

2011  Visiting Artist/Critic. Boston Museum School, Boston MA

          Visiting Artist/Critic, Vermont Studio School, Johnson, VT

2005-2010  Part-time Faculty, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

2010  Mentor, Mass College of Art, MA

          Visiting Artist/Critic, Ox-Bow, Saugatuck, MI

2009  Visiting Artist Lecturer, SVA, New York, NY

          Visiting Artist Lecturer, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA

          Visiting Artist Lecturer, Mills College, Oakland, CA

2008  Mentor, Art Institute of Boston, MA

          Visiting Artist Lecturer, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

          Visiting Artist Lecturer, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Provincetown, MA

          Part-time Faculty, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

2007  Visiting Artist Lecturer, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

          Visiting Artist Lecturer, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA

2006  Visiting Artist Lecturer, UC Davis, CA

          Visiting Artist Lecturer, Bard College, NY

          Visiting Artist Lecturer, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

2005  Visiting Artist Lecturer, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

          Visiting Artist Lecturer, Brandeis University, MA

2004  Visiting Artist Lecturer, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

 

Selected Press

ArtSlant Interview with Bradley Rubenstein upcoming link October 13

NY Magazine Vulture Culture New York Magazine Fall Preview issue, August 26 “What Our Critics Are Anticipating This Fall" Jerry      Saltz’s Five Art Picks, September 13

Examiner.com, NY Galleries and Museums, "Angela Dufresne's "bastard portraits"", Howard Schwartz, October 18, 2012

Time Out New York, Art, "Ten Painting Shows You Should See", Howard Halle, September 24, 2012

ArtSlant, Editor's Choice, "Parlors and Pastorals", Aldrin Valdez, September 19, 2012

The Huffington Post, Arts & Culture, "Twelve Must-See Painting Shows: September 2012 ", Steven Zevitas, September 10, 2012

The New York Times, Art in Review, "Beasts of Revelation", Ken Johnson, July 20, 2012

NY Arts Magazine, Editorial Preview-Conversations, "In Conversation: Nicola Tyson Interviews Angela Dufresne", Jason Stopa,      February 18, 2012

The Financial Times (U.K.), Business Education, "The Art of Business Education", Adam Palin, January 30, 2012

New American Paintings , Blog, "Not For Sale: Angela Dufresne ", Whitney Kimball, January 17, 2012

Paris Review, Liz Brown, Screen Shots Review

Dossier Journal, Fall 2011, Day Clock

The New York Times, Weekend Arts, "Vivid: Female Currents in Painting", Roberta Smith, January 21, 2011

Artillery Magazine, Reviews, "Angela Dufresne: Enlightenment Covers ", Ezrha Jean Black, Vol 5 Issue 1, Sep/Oct 2010

Harper's Magazine, Editors, Vol. 320 No. 1920, May 2010

OUT, Back in the Gay, "Artists Reinterpret Cover's From OUT's Archives", Editors, No. 186, August 2009

The New York Times, Weekend Arts: Fine Arts Leisure, "Chelsea: Chockablock With Encyclopedic Range ", Roberta Smith, November 14, 2008

The Huffington Post, First Person Artist, "Artist Angela Dufresne on Recreating History", Kimberly Brooks, Page 1, May 24, 2008

The New York Sun, Arts, "Paintings", Jayanthi Daniel, May 5, 2008

The Philadelphia Inquirer, "Paintings and Sculptures Pick Up Gallery's Vibe", Edith Newhall, October 12, 2007

The New Yorker, "Horizon", Editors, July 23, 2007

The New York Sun, Calendar, "Painting", Editors, July 13 - 15, 2007

The New York Sun, Arts Calendar, "Secret Languages", February 22, 2007

Artnet, "L.A. Confidential", Emma Gray, October 12, 2006

LA Weekly, Must See Art, "Angela Dufresne at Hammer Museum Projects", Amara Brooks, August 11 - 17, 2006

Economist.com, "Angela Dufresne", editors, August 2006

The New York Times, Weekend Arts: The Listings, "How I Finally Accepted Fate", Ken Johnson, July 14, 2006

ELLE, "Rowe’s Gallery", Aaron Gel, Volume XXI Number. 5 No. 245, January 2006, reproduction

New American Paintings, Juried Publication, Juror: Bill Arning, No. 62, 2006

Contemporary Art (China), "New York Contemporary Art Scene", December, 2005, reproduction

The Boston Globe, Calendar Section, "Angela Dufresne: Love Streams", Cate McQuaid, Nov 17, 2005

Time Out New York, Critics Picks: Gay and Lesbian, "Postcards from the Edge", editors, Oct 13-20, 2005

Interview, "Angela Dufresne: Introducing an artist who wants everyone to live in a masterpiece", Justin Conner, September, 2005, reproduction

The New York Times, Weekend Arts, "Fanciful to Figurative to Wryly Inscrutable", Holland Cotter, July 8, 2005

The New York Press, Summer Art Guide, "Something is Somewhere", Robert Marshall, Volume 18, #21, May 25-31, 2005

The Boston Globe, "Examining Our Obsessions", Cate McQuaid, February 27, 2004

Provincetown Banner, "Forging New Identities", Anne Woods, January 2004

NY Arts Magazine, Writer's Pick, editors, October 2002

Artnet, "From Harlem to MoMA", Charlie Finch, January, 2002

Bay Windows, "What's Hot, What's Not", Gerry Desautels, January, 2002

http://www.angeladufresne.com/

Sart life

  • Promo Siena Art Institute

  • Student Experiences - Fall 2015 (Michalis Fountedakis, Themis Istatiadis)

  • Angela Dufresne - Visiting Artist, january 2015

  • Brandeis in Siena