SHOSHANA DENTZ

EDUCATION

2004     MFA, Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts, Bard College

1989     BA  in Fine Arts, Summa Cum Laude. Brandeis University

1988     Parsons School of Design, Paris, France

 

AWARDS
The FID International Prize in Drawing, Finalist 2016

The Pollack-Krasner Foundation, 2006-2007

New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Drawing, 2005

Art Omi International Artists’ Residency, 2005

The Lower East Side Printshop Fellowship, 2004

The Elaine de Kooning Fellowship Award, Bard College, 2003

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS & PROJECTS

2006     Triple Candie, New York (six month exterior mural)

2005     “home lands," Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California

            “home lands,“ Mixed Greens, New York

2002     Nicole Klagsbrun, New York

1998     White Columns, New York

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016

"Post Election," curated by Kristen Dodge and Kate Gilmore.  Dodge Gallery, Hudson, New York

2015

"Selections Brooklyn Bridge," curated by Bleu Cease.  Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, New York

"Salon Pop Up," curated by Claire Corey.  659 Jefferson, Brooklyn, New York

2014

"Idea Salon," curated by Elise Gardella. Apt 141, New York.

2013

"Observed Ratios," curated by Katherine Carl.  The Graduate Center, CUNY, New York

"Blow Up," curated by Lucien Terras.  143 Reade Street, New York

"RISD Biennial," Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island

2011

“Shapeshifters,’” curated by Laurel Sparks.   443 PAS Gallery, New York

“Paper A-Z, Sue Scott Gallery, New York

2010

“BOMB’s 29th Anniversary Gala Benefit,” National Arts Club, New York

“Benefit Art Auction,” The Kitchen, New York

2009

“Octet,” Pera Museum, Istanbul, Turkey (catalogue)

“X,” Mixed Greens, New York

2008

“Art on Paper,” Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, North Carolina (catalogue)

“The New Authentics: Artists of the Post-Jewish Generation,” curated by Staci Boris.  Spertus Museum, Chicago, Illinois, travels to Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, Mass. (catalogue)

2007

“In the Belly of the Whale,” curated by Patrick Callery. Tracy Williams, New York

“Drawing, Thinking,” curated by Marco Breuer.  Von Lintel Gallery, New York

“Censorship,” curated by Jennifer Harris and Thomas Bell, The Brecht Forum, New York

2006

“Disaster: One Year After,” Zilkha Gallery, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut

“Human Rights Denied:  Art Project,” Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland

“Up Against the Wall,” Center for the Arts, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut (catalogue)

“Seeing Elsewhere,” curated by Julie Weitz.  Education Alliance Gallery, New York (catalogue)

2005

“The Disasters of War: From Goya to Golub,” curated by Nina Felshin. Center for the Arts, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut (catalogue)

“New Works on Paper,” Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California

“Wall-to-Wall Drawings: Selections Summer 2005,” The Drawing Center, New York (catalogue)

“New Prints 2005/Spring,” curated by Kiki Smith. International Print Center, New York

“Inaugural Exhibition,” curated by Nancy Princenthal. The Lower Eastside Printshop, New York

“Bridge,” Rochester Contemporary, Rochester, New York

2004

“Art and Impermanence,” site-specific painting, The Rubin Museum of Art, New York

“Playpen,“ The Drawing Center, New York

“Shoshana Dentz, Joan Linder and Danielle Tegeder: Printshop Fellowships,” Mixed Greens, New York.

“On Paper,” Nicole Klagsbrun, New York

2003

“MFA Thesis Show,” Bard College Exhibition Center, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York

“Inside Scoop,” Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, Mass

“Painting,” MOMA P.S. 1, Long Island City, New York

2002

“Zenroxy,” curated by Ivan Vera.  Von Lintel Gallery, New York

“Knowing When to Stop,” curated by Patrick Callery. Bellwether, Brooklyn

“Mixed Description,” Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, Texas

2001

“I Love NY,” Brent Sikemma and Nicole Klagsbrun, New York

“Abstract,” Nicole Klagsbrun, New York

“2001 Benefit,” White Columns, New York

2000

“Group Show,” Brent Sikemma, New York

“Fixations: The Obsessional in Contemporary Art, “ curated by Andrea Inslemann. John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Michigan (catalogue)

1999

“Outer Boroughs, “ White Columns, New York

“The Stroke,” curated by Suzanne McClelland.  Exit Art, New York                

           

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2015

Rafferty, Rebecca, "Spatial Preoccupations," ROCHESTER CITY NEWSPAPER, September

Singer, Alan, "Brooklyn Bridge, "THE VISUAL ARTWORKER, September

Flanagan, Robin, "Brooklyn Bridge at RoCo," DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, September

2014

Vlaman, Nadia and Roth, Laurence, The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Jewish Culture, Routledge

2013

Mendieta, Jessica, "A Meditation on Modernism," THE ENVOY, October

Carl, Katherine, "Observed Ratios," exhibition brochure, The Graduate Center James Gallery, CUNY

Schwartz, Stacy, "A Sign of the Times: Contemporary American Post-Holocaust Imagery and Post-Jewish Identity, San Jose State University Scholar Works

2012

Wollard, Zachary, "Within WIthout, A studio conversation with Shoshana Dentz," THE BROOKLYN RAIL, February

Todd, Sarah, "Art on the Farm at The Re Institute," RURAL INTELLIGENCE, September

2009

De la Torre, Monica, “Studio Visit: Shoshana Dentz,” BOMB MAGAZINE blog, Summer

“Leaf Weather: Poems by Shira Dentz,” TILT Press, cover image

Anker, Suzanne and Hristoff, Peter, “Octet,” exhibition catalog, Pera Museum

2008

Foumberg, Jason, “The New Authentics,” FRIEZE magazine, January

2007

Artner, Alan, “New Exhibit Gives Modern Focus ,“ CHICAGO TRIBUNE, Dec. 6

Weinberg, Lauren, “Art Stars of David,” TIME OUT CHICAGO, November 29 – December 5

Boris, Staci and Nelson, Sarah, “The New Authentics”, exhibition catalogue, Spertus Museum

MacAdams, Barbara.  “Drawing. Thinking”, ARTNEWS, June

2006

Art Calendar, HARTFORD COURANT, September 25

Felshin, Nina, “Up Against the Wall”, exhibition brochure, Wesleyan University Press

Weitz, Julie, “Seeing Elsewhere”, exhibition catalogue, Education Alliance

2005

“The Second Annual New Prints Review”, ART ON PAPER, November/December

Felshin, Nina, “The Disasters of War”, exhibition catalog, Wesleyan University Press

Worth, Alexi, “Art Reviews: Drawing Center,” THE NEW YORKER, July 11&18

Howard, Christopher, “Artseen: The Drawing Center”, THE BROOKLYN RAIL, July/August

Chasin, Noah, “Around Town, Museums, Reviews”, TIME OUT NEW YORK, July 7-13

Cotter, Holland, “Where Drawing Is What Counts,” THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 23

Drawing Papers #53: Summer Selections 2005, exhibition catalogue, The Drawing Center

Yee, Lydia, “2004 Special Editions Fellowships”, Lower Eastside Printshop Catalog

Dea, Cynthia.  “Galleries”, THE LOS ANGELES TIMES, March 3

2004

Firestone, Amy.  “Emerging Artists”, JEWISH CULTURE NEWS, Fall

The People’s Guide to the Republican Convention, color reproduction.  Curated by Paul Chan

Goodbody, Bridget. “Playpen: Selections: Summer 2004”, TIME OUT NEW YORK, July 15-22

The 2004 –2005 Jewish Museum calendar, color reproduction

Worth, Alexi. Galleries: Chelsea: “On Paper”, THE NEW YORKER, February 16

Motta, Carlos.  Interview with Shoshana Dentz, ARTWURL magazine, March

2002

Cotter, Holland.  Art in Review, THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 21

Johnson, Ken.  Art in Review, THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 3

Levin, Kim.  Galleries, THE VILLAGE VOICE, May 14                                     

Palestinian Undercurrents, THE ART NEWSPAPER, May No. 125

Naves, Mario.  Currently hanging, THE NEW YORK OBSERVER, May 18

Yablonsky, Linda.  Painting the Town, TIME OUT NEW YORK, March 7-14

2001

Steinberg, Michael. UP & COMING: AN INSIDE GUIDE TO THE EMERGING ART SCENE In NY

Worth, Alexi.  Galleries, Chelsea: “Abstract”.  THE NEW YORKER, August 6

Naves, Mario.  Currently Hanging, THE NEW YORK OBSERVER, July 23

2000

Williams, Alex.  The Artful Lodger.  NEW YORK MAGAZINE, November 13

Ha, Paul.  WHITE COLUMNS: WHITE ROOMS 1997-2000, exhibition catalogue

Levin, Kim.  Art Reviews, THE VILLAGE VOICE, July 18

Insleman, Andrea.  FIXATIONS: THE OBSESSIONAL IN CONTEMPORARY ART, exhibition catalogue

 

WRITINGS

“Sebastiaan Bremer” by Shoshana Dentz.  BOMB 112/Summer 2010

 

 

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