ARTISTS : JAVIER PIÑÓN
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EXHIBITIONS AT ZIEHERSMITH

O Babalon, 2010
Don Quixote and other stories, 2007
Cowboy Up!, 2006
Sad Songs and Waltzes, 2004
Hit Me, 2003
 

JAVIER PIÑÓN BIO
1970
Born in Miami, Florida. Raised in Houston, Texas
Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York

EDUCATION
1994
MAT, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence
1992
BFA/BA, University of Texas, Austin

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2012
Javier Piñón, Galería Valle Ortí, Valencia, Spain
2010
O Babalon, ZieherSmith, New York
2009
Song of the Siren, Galería Valle Ortí, Valencia, Spain
The Flight of Icarus, David Castillo Gallery, Miami
Javier Piñón, Franklin Art Works, MN
2008
Javier Piñón, Taché-Lévy Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
Javier Piñón, Branch Gallery, Durham, NC
2007
Don Quixote and other stories, ZieherSmith, New York
2006
Cowboy Up!, ZieherSmith, New York
2004
Sad Songs and Waltzes, ZieherSmith, New York
2003
Hit Me, ZieherSmith, New York
2002
Box Constructions, Schroeder Romero, Brooklyn, New York

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2013
Remix: Selections from the International Collage Center (ICC),Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston, ME
2012
CTRL group two, Bryan Miller Gallery, Houston
(No) Vacancy, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago
Remix: Selections from the International Collage Center (ICC), Samek Art Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
2011
Remix: Selections from the International Collage Center (ICC), Ewing Gallery of Art, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
BNA, ZieherSmith Pop-Up Gallery, Nashville, TN
Rules of Engagement, curated by David Coggins, Allan Nederpelt, Brooklyn
2010
Papermoon, Voges Gallery, Frankfurt
Media in Transition II, Hamish Morrison Galerie, Berlin
2009
Grand Reopening, ZieherSmith, New York
Drift, Glowlab, New York
What So Proudly We Hail, Holster Projects, London
Layered, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York
2008
The Culture of Collage, Zoeller Gallery, Penn State University, State Collage
Beijing Biennale, Beijing, China
Tension/Release, Caren Golden Fine Art, New York
1968/2008: The Culture of Collage, Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York
The Main Event, Schroeder Romero Gallery, New York
2007
Accessories, Galerie Mikael Anderson, Copenhagan, Denmark
5th Bienal: The (S) Files / The Selected Files, El Museo del Barrio, New York
Citadel, David Risley Gallery, London
We Are Near, curated by Eddie Martinez, Allston Skirt Gallery, Boston
What glue do you use?, Atelier Cardenas Bellanger, Paris, France
2006
A Century of Collage, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
10 Curatorial Perspectives, curated by Wayne Northcross, Haven Arts, Bronx, New York
Furnishing Assumptions, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco
Collage Party, ZieherSmith, New York
The New Collage, Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York
Cutting, Miller Block Gallery, Boston
2005
COLLAGE signs & surfaces, Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York
2003
Objects for Joseph Cornell, ZieherSmith, New York
Dreamy, ZieherSmith, New York
2000
Science Fair, Arena @ FEED, Brooklyn, New York
Location, BrooklynArt.com, online exhibition curated by Renee Riccardo
Living is Easy, Richard Anderson Fine Arts, New York Heads, Gallery Korea, New York
1999
Visual Artists Salute Harvey Lichtenstein, Feigen Contemporary, New York
Group Show, E.i.E. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
1998
Figure Drawings, Danese, New York
1997
Group Show, Radix Gallery, New York
1996
Latin American Book Arts, Mexicarte Museum, Austin, TX
Hispanic Artists, Corvalis Arts Center, Corvalis, OR
1995
Book Art Fair, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Collage, Sawtooth Galleries, Winston Salem, NC
Reassembly Required, Galeria Mesa, Mesa, AZ
Small Works, San Jacinto College, Houston, TX
Cultural Connections: Explorations in Transcultural Identity, Spaces, Cleveland

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Meredith Deliso, “Capsule Art Reviews,” Houston Press, April 25, 2012
Leigh Anne Miller, “Collage Center Coming to Milton, Pa: If You Build It, Will They Come?,” Art In America, September 27, 2011
Laura Hutson, “ArtScene: BNA-Brooklyn to Nashville,” Nashville Scene, August 11, 2011
Joe Nolan, "Art Crawl Plays Host to ZieherSmith," Nashville Scene, August 4, 2011
Paul Polycarpou, (ed.), “Spotlight on ZieherSmith,” Nashville Arts Magazine, July 2011
Fenson, Michael, "WC Gallery," Working Class Magazine, June 2011
Emily Nathan, "Brooklyn Local," Artnet.com Magazine, January 2011
"The Agenda," Artinfo.com, January 12, 2011
Scott Indrisek, “Black Magic Women,” Modern Painters, October 2010
Scott Indrisek, "Shred," Artinfo, August 5, 2010
Rachel Wolff, "See Here Now," New York Magazine, October 12, 2009
"Javier Piñón: Medusa," Bon Magazine, April 2009
Benjamin Genocchio, "Collective Strangeness in Hartford," The New York Times, December 21, 2008
"Preview: Collage 101," Tokion 2:5, Summer 2008
David Coggins, “Javier Piñón at ZieherSmith,” Art in America, April 2008
Jocelyn K. Glei, "Paper Cuts," Artkrush.com, February 6-19, 2008
Jonathan T.D. Neil, "Review Marathon, New York," ArtReview, February 2008
Magdalene Perez, "New York Fall Exhibition Preview," Museums Magazine, September 2007
James Trainor, "Crossovers," Border Crossings 25:4 (Issue 100), November 2006
Harper's Magazine, November 2006, image
Steven Stern, "Collage Party," Frieze 101, September 2006, image
"Art Calendar: Cowboy Collages," The New York Sun, April 13, 2006
Cate McQuaid, "Marks of Distinction," The Boston Globe, February 9, 2006
Sandra Kegel, "Das Leben ist ein Strand: Passion und Profit in Miami," Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, December 13, 2005
"Goings On About Town: COLLAGE signs & surfaces," The New Yorker, May 23, 2005
Brandon Taylor, "COLLAGE signs & surfaces," Pavel Zoubok, April 2005
Scott Zieher, "Market: The Rise of NADA," Art Review, April 2004
Rachel Donadio, "Joseph Cornell at 100," The New York Sun, October 6, 2003
Meghan Dailey, "Critics Picks: Javier Piñón," Artforum.com
Scott Zieher, "Southpaws and Sweethearts: Javier Piñón's Constructions and Lordan Bunch's Girls Named Grace," NYArts, January 2003
George Sanchez, "Javier Piñón," Hielo, February 2002
Christian Schaernack, "Kunst-Orte: Williamsburg," Art, February 2001
Holland Cotter, "Art Review," The New York Times, December 15, 2000
Waterfront Week 9.2, January 1999
New Observations, Winter Issue, 1995

AWARDS
2009
Fountainhead Residency, Miami
2008
Bauernmarkt Residency, Lenikus Collection, Vienna
2007
Artist Fellowship, New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA)
2002
The Josef and Anni Albers Foundations, Residency Program

COLLECTIONS
High Museum of Art, Atlanta
International Collage Center, Milton, Pennsylvania
21c Museum, Louisville