Elliott Green Bio

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1960, Detroit, MI

1978-81 University of Michigan


Under the Map Room, Pierogi, New York, NY
Syncretism, Peyton Wright, Santa Fe, NM
Real Atmosphere Imaginary Space, Hill Gallery, Birmingham, MI
Reverb, Jonathan Ferrara, New Orleans, LA
Human Nature, Pierogi, New York, NY
John Davis Gallery, Hudson, NY
D’Amelio Terras, New York, NY
Singer Gallery, Denver, CO
Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY
Center for Visual Art + Culture, University of Connecticut, Stamford and Storrs
Postmasters, New York, NY
Postmasters, New York, NY
Postmasters, New York, NY
Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL
I-Space, The University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
Phyllis Kind Gallery, Chicago, IL
Fawbush, New York, NY
Fawbush, New York, NY
Hirschl & Adler Modern, New York, NY
Carl Hammer Gallery, Chicago, IL
Hirschl & Adler Modern, New York, NY
Simon Cerigo, New York, NY
Schweyer-Galdo, Detroit, MI


Studio10, Brooklyn, NY, “Narratives of Enigma”, with David Brody
The Frank Institute at CR10, Linlithgo NY, Creation Stories, with Colin Gee
Clough-Hanson Gallery, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN, “Team SHaG”, w/Amy Sillman and David Humphrey
I-Space, The University of Illinois, Chicago, “Team SHaG”
Lafayette College, Easton, PA, “Team SHaG”
Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT, “Team SHaG”
Pamela Auchincloss Gallery, New York, “Team SHaG”
Postmasters, New York, “Team SHAG”


Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY
The National Arts Club, New York, NY
Fedrico Lugar Gallery, Milan
“Chain, Chain, Chain,” Jeff Bailey Gallery, Hudson, NY
“Paint, Shape and Form,” Hill Gallery, Birmingham, MI
The Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown, MA
“Les Fleurs du Mal,” Pierogi, New York, NY
“Double V,” Marseille, France
“Summertime,” Tibor de Nagy, New York, NY
“The Nature Lab,” LABspace, Hillsdale, NY. Curated by Eric Wolf
“Oscillation,” Jonathan Ferrara, New Orleans, LA. Curated by Dan Cameron
Marking Time, Mark Borghi Fine Art, NY. Curated by Daniel Rosenbaum
Space as Narrative, Center for Visual Art, Concord, MA
Life’s Rich Pagaent, Jeff Bailey Gallery, Hudson, NY
Provisional Landscapes, Barbara Walters Gallery, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY
“Outside In”, Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, New York
“Representing Rainbows”, Gerald Peters Gallery, New York
“Shimmering Substance: Selections from Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grantees of the Hudson Valley”, Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, Woodstock, NY
“Faulted Valley Fog”, Transmitter Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
“Gazing Inward”, Coop Gallery, Nashville TN
“Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts” and “Exhibition of Work by Recipients of Honors and Awards”, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York
“Elements of Style”, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA
“Le ciel est par-dessus le toit”, Lucien Terras, New York
“Myths of the Near Future”, Nicole Fiacco Gallery, Hudson, New York
“Town and Country”, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York
“Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts” and “Exhibition of Work by Recipients of Honors and Awards”, American
Academy of Arts and Letters, New York
“Ultra-Concentrated Joy”, New York Academy of Art, New York
“By Invitation Only”, Kinz, Tillou + Feigen, New York
“Multiple Interpretations”, New York Public Library, New York
“The Beholders Eye”, Salmagundi Club, New York
“Apres Nous, Le Deluge”, Francis M Naumann Gallery, New York
“Visitors from the East”, Billy Shire Fine Arts, Culver City, CA
“Selections from the Neiman Center, Columbia University”, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York
“Print, Process, Collaboration”, Savannah College of Art and Design, Georgia
“It’s a Wonderful Life: Psychodrama in Contemporary Painting”, Spaces, Cleveland, OH
“Colored Pencil”, KS Art, New York
“Comic Release”, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Carnegie-Mellon University
Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA
“Into the Woods”, Julie Saul Gallery, New York
“Contemporary Drawings”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver
“Prints from Columbia University”, Susan Inglett Gallery, New York
“Self-Made Men”, curated by Alexi Worth, DC Moore Gallery, New York;
“Norton Acquisitions”, Haggerty Museum, Milwaukee, WI
Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI
“The Figure: Another Side of Modernism,” Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, New York
“The End”, ExitArt, New York
“No Rhyme or…”, Postmasters Gallery, New York
“Nude and Narrative”, PPOW, New York
“Cyber Drawings”, Christinerose Gallery, New York
Center for Print Studies, Columbia University, New York
Pace/Prints, New York
Tibor De Nagy, New York
Campo & Campo, Belgium
Singer Gallery, Denver
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art
Diverseworks Art Space, Houston
Thread Waxing Space, New York
Hill Gallery, Birmingham, MI
Caren Golden Fine Art, New York
Exit Art, New York
K&E Gallery, New York
Adam Baumgold Fine Art, New York
Phyllis Kind Gallery, Chicago
Exit Art, New York
Three Rivers Art Festival, Pittsburgh
E.S. Vandam, New York
Fawbush, New York
Frumkin-Adams Gallery, New York
The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati
Phyllis Kind Gallery, New York
The Drawing Center, New York
Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL
Exit Art, New York
David Beitzel Gallery, New York
Marsha Fogel Gallery, East Hampton
Hirschl & Adler Modern, New York
Galerie Schultze, Cologne
Hirschl & Adler Modern, New York
White Columns, New York
Pence Gallery, Santa Monica
White Columns, New York
Galerie Paule Anglim, San Francisco
Althea Viafora Gallery, New York
Renee Fotouhi Fine Art, New York
Simon Cerigo Gallery, New York


“Brainheart,” Harper’s Magazine. May 2019
Fine, Zachary. Artforum. January 2019
McQuaid, Cate. “At Concord Art,spaces tell stories,” Boston Globe. Novmber 02, 2017
Litman, Pirita. REVS magazie No.18, Sring/Summer, 2017
Smith, Lee. “An Interview with Elliott Green,” Weekly Standard, March 25, 2017
Smith, Roberta, “Art and Museums in NYC This Week,”The New York Times, March 16, 2017
Malone, Peter. ART REVIEW: Elliott Green Paintings Marry Landscapes to Dramatic Abstraction, Hamptons Art Hub, March 6, 2017
Hoban, Phoebe. From Shangri-La to Hell: Elliott Green’s Human Nature, RIOT MATERIAL, March 4, 2017
Yau, John. Elliot Green Can See for Miles and Miles and Miles, Hyperallergic, February 26, 2017
Prikryl, Jana. The Painter of Continuous Motion, The New York Review of Books, February 18, 2017
Exhibition catalog, Human Nature, Pierogi, New York. Essay by Jana Prikryl. February 2017
Caldwell, Luisa; Freedman, Matt. In retrospect: Post-truth with David Brody and Elliot Green, Two Coats of Paint, February 6, 2017
Yau, John. “Elliott Green Can See for Miles and Miles and Miles,” Hyperallergic, February 26, 2017
Smith, Roberta. “Roiling, Vibrant, Untamed and Abused,” The New York Times, March 17, 2017
Hoban, Phoebe. “From Shangri-La to Hell: Elliott Green’s Human Nature,” Riot Material, March 4, 2017
Malone, Peter. “Elliott Green Paintings Marry Landscapes to Dramatic Abstraction,” Hamptons Art Hub, March 6, 2017
Prikryl, Jana. “The Painter of Continuous Motion,” The New York Review of Books, February 18, 2017
Prikryl, Jana. “Nothing’s Ever Standing Still,” Elliott Green: Human Nature, Catalogue Essay, Pierogi Press, 2017
Ebony, David. “Top 10 New York Gallery Shows of 2016,” Artnet News, December 2016
Yau, John. “Why Give a Name to It?,” Hyperallergic, December 2016
Yau, John. “Summer Carousing and Revelry,” Hyperallergic, July 2016
Ayers, Robert. “Elliott Green: D’Amelio Terras”, ArtNews, December 2009, p. 110
Maine, Stephen. “Joanne Greenbaum and Elliott Green”, Art in America, November 2009, p. 194
Brody, David. “Elliott Green: Personified Abstraction at D’Amelio Terras”, ArtCritical.com, October 2009
Neyenesch, Cassandra. “Joanne Greenbaum: Hollywood Squares, Elliott Green: Personified Abstraction”, The Brooklyn
Rail, October 2009
Worth, Alexi. “Elliott Green’s Family Values”, with eight reproductions, The Sienese Shredder #3, 2009
Wolff, Rebecca (Editor). Magazine cover and nine reproductions, Fence, Vol. 9, No. 2, Winter/Spring 2007
Brown, Brice. Exhibition catalog, Apres Nous, Le Deluge, Francis M Naumann Fine Art, New York, 2006
Katherine Chapin. Exhibition catalog, Visitors From the East, Billy Shire Fine Arts, Culver City, CA, 2005
Exhibition catalog, It’s a Wonderful Life: Psychodrama in Contemporary Painting, March 2004
“Working Proof: Elliott Green”, (review), Art on Paper, September-October 2001
Exhibition catalog, The Figure: Another Side of Modernism, January 2001
Ebony, David. “Elliott Green,” (exhibition review), Art in America, February 2001
Artist Page, six reproductions, Harper’s, November 2000
Smith, Lee. “Once Upon a Canvas; The Elliott Green Story,” Modern Painters, Autumn 2000
McAdam, Barbara. “Elliott Green,” (exhibition review), Artnews, September 2000
Ebony, David. “Ten Picks”, artnet.com, June 2000
Goings On About Town, “Elliott Green/Steve Mumford” (short review), The New Yorker, June 5, 2000
Johnson, Ken. “Elliott Green,” Art in Review, The New York Times, May 26, 2000
Goings On About Town, “Elliott Green”, (reproduction) The New Yorker, May 15, 2000
“Cyberdrawings” (exhibition review), Art On Paper, January 15, 2000
Exhibition catalog, 26 American Artists, Campo & Campo, Belgium, October 1999
“Gravity & Float”, seven reproductions, Fence, Spring 1998
H-O, Paul. “Elliott Green at Postmasters Gallery” (exhibition review), artnet.com, February, 1998
Shulz, David. “Editor’s Choice”, (exhibition review), Bomb, Spring 1998
Artist project, Interview, February 1998
Goings On About Town, “Elliott Green” (exhibition review), The New Yorker, February 9, 1998
Robinson, Walter; H-O, Paul. Gallery Beat (television), January 1998
Levin, Kim. “Voice Choices” (exhibition review), The Village Voice, January 27, 1998
Exhibition catalog, Contemporary Art Series #8, Elliott Green, Krannert Museum, April 1996
Karmel, Pepe. “ Persistence of Pagan Myth in Modern Imagination” (exhibition review), New York Times, December 29,
MacAdam, Barbara A. “Elliott Green: Fawbush Gallery” (exhibition review), Artnews, February 1995
New Observations (New York), No. 105. March-April 1995
Ostrow, Saul. “Strutting their Stuff”, Bomb (New York), Fall 1995
Sillman, Amy. “Drawings: Surrealism & the Current Vernacular”, Zingmagazine (New York), 1995
“Desire”, Visionaire Number 12, Fall 1994
Schaffner, Ingrid. “Cursive”, The Parkett Series with Contemporary Artists, No. 42, 1994
Upshaw, Reagan. “Elliott Green: Fawbush Gallery”, (exhibition review), Art in America No. 12, 1993
Schaffner, Ingrid. Exhibition catalog, Return of the Cadavre Exquis, The Drawing Center, New York, 1993
King, Elaine. Exhibition catalog, The Figure as Fiction, The Contemporary Arts Center, , November 1993
Kimmelman, Michael. “Fever: Exit Art” (exhibition review), New York Times, December 18, 1992
Humphrey, David. “ Elliott Green: Hirschl and Adler Modern” (exhibition review), “New York Fax”,
Art Issues (Los Angeles), Sept/Oct, Number 19, 1991
Handy, Ellen. “Elliott Green: Hirschl and Adler Modern” (exhibition review), Arts, October 1991
Baker, Kenneth. “Galleries: A Promising Quartet of Painters”, San Francisico Chronicle, May 10, 1990
Adams, Brooks. “Preview”, Interview, September 1989


BAU Institute, Cassis, France
Yaddo Residency
Rome Prize
American Academy of Arts and Letters Purchase Prize
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
Yaddo Residency
The Peter S. Reed Foundation Grant
Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation Grant
John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship
MacDowell Colony Residency
Yaddo Residency