Franklin Evans
Biography

1967 Born in Reno, NV.
Lives and Works in New York, NY.

Solo exhibitions
2016
MacDowell Fellowship Residency, March 16 – April 14, Peterborough, NH
2015
Prosjektrom Normanns, tbd, Stavanger, Norway
Headandhandinhand, Spazio 22 – FL Gallery, Milan, Italy
Cosmopolitan/Art Production Fund P3Studio, Shelf Life, Las Vegas, NV (collaboration with KateGilmore forth coming) Volta NY: fourpaintingstwowallsiowatonewyork, Steven Zevitas Gallery, New York, NY
2014
Paintingassupermodel, Ameringer McEnery Yohe, New York, NY
Juddrules, Montserrat Gallery, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA – 24 juddpaintings, Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston, MA
2013
Timepaths, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV 2012
Houstontohouston, DiverseWorks, Houston, TX
UNTITLED. Federico Luger, Miami, FL
Flatbedfactum02, Federico Luger, Milan, Italy
Eyesontheedge, Sue Scott Gallery, New York, NY
2011
Timeoutin, PM Foundation, Dorado, Puerto Rico
ARCO MADRID: acertaintypeoflandscape, Sue Scott Gallery, Madrid, Spain
2010
Times2, Federico Luger, Milan, Italy
2009
2008/2009 < 2009/2010, Sue Scott Gallery, New York, NY 2008
Layers of Intimacy – Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2007
Manscape, Federico Luger, Milan, Italy
Watermoreorless, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2006
Play/work/space, Katharine Mulherin Projects, Toronto, Canada 2005
Freakout, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY

Group Exhibitions
2016
2 Years of Looking curated by Erik Hanson, New Art Projects, London
101/EXHIBIT,(Franklin Evans, Pedro Barbeito, Lydia Dona, Fabian Marcaccio) Dynamic Pictorial Models, Los Angeles, CA
2015
ICASTICA 2015: Cultivating Culture, La Fondazione Ivan Bruschi, Arezzo, Italy
Mykonos Biennale: Antidote, Mykonos, Greece
No Shake, Not Here, Beverly, Montserrat Gallery, Montserrat College of Art, MA – Re/Post, Storefront Ten Eyck, Brooklyn, NY
New New York, TheART Gallery, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI (catalogue)
Yeah, You Missed It, Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA
Rock, Paper, Scissors, and String, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
The Immigrants, London, UK
2014
Premio Lissone 2014, Museo d’arte contemporanea di Lissone, Lissone, Italy – Abstraction, Fondation pour l’art contemporain Salomon, Annecy, France
New Acquisitions, Roanoke College Smoyer Gallery, Salem, VA
Focus on Painting, FL Gallery, Milan, Italy
Material Images, Johannes Vogt, New York, NY
2013
Paint Things, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA – TGF Sports, The Lodge Gallery, New York, NY
Come Together: surviving Sandy, Industry City, Brooklyn, NY
How I Wrote Elastic Man, Invisible-Exports, New York, NY
Decenter: An Exhibition on the Centenary of the 1913 Armory Show, Abrons Arts Center, New York – Utopia: Paisajes Imaginarios, Des Pacio De La Cruz, San Jose, Costa Rica
Experiment 2, The Immigrants, Venice, Italy
The Glass Delusion, Des Pacio De La Cruz at Carter & Citizen, Los Angeles, CA
Experiment 3, The Immigrants, London, UK
2012
Space Invaders, Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, NY
Rockslide Sky, Fordham University at Lincoln Center, New York, NY – Fuel For The Fire, Human Resources LA, New York, NY
Paper Band, Jason McCoy Gallery, New York, NY
2011
You are here forever, Carol Jazzar Contemporary Art, Miami, FL
Children of the Grid, Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning, Queens, NY
Towards The Third Dimension, David Floria Gallery, Aspen, CO
Drawings Wall, Paolo Maria Deanesi Gallery, Rovereto, Italy
The Thingness of Color, Dodge Gallery, New York, NY
Paper a-z, Sue Scott Gallery, New York, NY
L’AUR’AMARA, Générale en Manufacture, Paris, France
L’AUR’AMARA, Centro Ricerche Accademia di Brera, Milan, Italy
The Last Book, Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Carl von Ossietzky, Hamburg, Germany – NY/Prague 6, Czech Cultural Institute, New York, NY
2010
Greater New York 2010, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, New York (catalogue)
Collision, RISD Museum, Providence, RI
Inquiring Eyes: Greensboro Collects Art, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC – The Pipe and the Flow, Espacio Minimo, Madrid, Spain
L’AUR’AMARA, MC Gallery, New York, NY
NY/Prague 6, Prague, Futura, Czech Republic
The backroom MoMA PS1, Long Island City, New York
Born to Die, Secondhome Projects, Berlin, Germany
Precarity and the Butter Tower, Ctrl Gallery, Houston, TX
Stuck Up Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY (catalogue)
The Last Book, Zentral Bibliothek of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
A Reluctant Apparition, Sue Scott Gallery, New York, NY
Portable Caves, HKJB, Long Island City, NY
2009
Cool, Collected & In Context, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC – Lover, On Stellar Rays, New York, NY
2008
The Last Book, The National Library of Argentina, Buenos Aires, Argentina – LAB, Blue Balls, Art Production Fund –New York, NY
There is no there there, Rivington Arms, New York, NY
Fluidspace, Morgan Lehman Gallery, Lakeville, CT
Landscape, Hallway Bathroom Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2007
El Museo’s 5th Bienal: The (S) Files 007, El Museo del Barrio, New York, NY (catalogue) – True Faith, Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York, NY
Videos and Beers, Federico Luger, Milan, Italy
Franklin Evans and Jiha Moon, Miki Wick Contemporary Art, Zurich, Switzerland
Art on Paper 2006, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC (catalogue)
Metaphysics of Youth, Fuoriuso-Artenova, Pescara, Italy (catalogue)
Summer Kamp: K48, John Connelly Presents, New York, NY
“Block Party”: An Exhibition of Drawings, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA – Meghiddo, NotGallery, Naples, Italy
2005
LineAge: Selections Fall 2005, The Drawing Center, New York, NY (catalogue)
The Zine Unbound, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Hurricane, Federico Luger, Milan, Italy
Yab-Yum Estetica e Concupiscenza, La Maggiorana Contemporary Art Factory, Rivoli, Italy – The General’s Jamboree, Guild & Greyshkul, New York, NY
Decipher: Hand-Painted Digital, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (catalogue) 2004
Exhibition 10, Champion Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA (catalogue) – Freehand, Marvelli Lab, Williamsburg, NY
2003
Beyond the Flaneur, ISE Foundation, New York, NY
Performances / Video screenings / Public projects
2012
Trajal Harrell: Twenty Looks or Paris Is Burning at the Judson Church (s), Bard College, collaboration on visual design, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
2011
The Big Draw: tapeandtrees, The Drawing Center & Wave Hill, Bronx, NY
nOtHERE, Marlborough Gallery, collaboration with Niall Noel Jones and Paul David Young, New York
Trajal Harrell: Twenty Looks or Paris Is Burning at the Judson Church (s), The Kitchen, collaboration on visual design, New York, NY
2010
Trajal Harrell: Twenty Looks or Paris Is Burning at the Judson Church (s), Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, collaboration on visual design, Boston, MA
BalconyScene2010, MoMA PS1, collaboration with Paul David Young, Long Island City, NY
2009
Trajal Harrell: Twenty Looks or Paris Is Burning at the Judson Church (s),New Museum, collaboration on visual design, New York, NY
2008
Balcony Scene, LMAK Projects, Perverted by Theater collaboration, New York, NY 2003
Dialogue, Thomas Erben Gallery, New York, NY
2002
Sans Exhibit: Set in Motion, apexart, New York, NY

Awards
The Fountainhead Residency, Miami, FL (forthcoming) 2015
Cosmopolitan/Art Production Fund P3Studio, Las Vegas, NV (collaboration with Kate Gilmore forthcoming) 2012
NYFA Fellowship Painting Finalist
2011
PM Foundation, Dorado, Puerto Rico
Rome Prize Fellowship Finalist, American Academy, Rome, Italy
2010
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
Trebesice Artists in Residence, Trebesice, Czech Republic
2009
Yaddo, Sartoga Springs, New York
2008
The Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation: The Space Program, New York, NY 2004
LMCC Workspace: 120 Broadway, New York, NY

Curatorial projects
Quintez Gallery, landscapescape, Aspen, CO (forthcoming)
2012
Weatherspoon Art Museum, Art on Paper 2012 (curatorial committee), Greensboro, NC 2010
Nine LES Galleries, Lush Life (co-curated with Omar Lopez-Chahoud), New York, NY
Galleries: Sue Scott Gallery, On Stellar Rays, Invisible Exports, Lehmann Maupin, Salon 94, Scaramouche, – Collette Blanchard, Y Gallery, Eleven Rivington
2009
Cuchifritos, Data Panic (co-curated with Amanda Church), New York, NY
2008
apexart, Perverted by Theater (co-curated with Paul David Young), New York, NY
2006
Moti Hasson Gallery, Twist It Twice, New York, NY – LMAK Projects, Regeneration Room, Brooklyn, NY

Public collections
Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL
El Museo del Barrio, New York, NY
Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC – Roanoke College, Salem, VA
Sweeney Art Gallery, University of California, Riverside, CA
Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, OH
The Progressive Art Collection, Cleveland, OH
Fondation pour l’art conteporain Salomon, Annecy, France