Wayne Gonzales

Born: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 1957
Lives and works in New York, USA


Education


BA, 1985, University of New Orleans, USA


Solo Exhibitions (selected)

2016
Wayne Gonzales, Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, USA

2015-2016
Wayne Gonzales, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England

2015
The Monro Room, House of St. Barnabas, London, England

2013
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, USA

2012
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Wayne Gonzales, Pei Ling Chan Gallery, Georgia, USA

2011
Wayne Gonzales: Light to Dark/Dark to Light, New Orleans Museum of Art, Louisiana, USA (pamphlet)
Wayne Gonzales, CAC Malága, Spain (catalogue)

2010
Recent Paintings, Patrick de Brock Gallery, Knokke-Heist, Belgium
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, USA
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England

2009
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, USA

2008
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Wayne Gonzales: Crowd Paintings, Seomi Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Wayne Gonazles: Crowd Paintings, Patrick de Brock, Knokke, Belgium
"Wayne Gonzales: Free and Clear" Online Project Room, Dinter Fine Art , New York, USA

2007
Judge - Vincent Katz and Wayne Gonzales, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, USA
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, USA

2006
Project.3 - Wayne Gonzales, Mason Gross Galleries, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, USA
QED, Los Angeles, USA

2005
Conner Contemporary Art, Washington, USA
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, USA

2004
Patrick de Brock, Knokke, Belgium
Galerie Almine Rech, Paris, France

2003
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, USA
Mario Diacono, Boston, USA

2002
Le Consortium, Dijon, France

2001
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, USA

2000
Reali Arte Contemporanea, Brescia, Italy

1998
Mary Boone Gallery (Small Gallery), New York, USA
Derek Eller Gallery, New York, USA

1997
Lauren Wittels Gallery, New York, USA

1995
Galerie Art & Public (Guest Room), Geneva, Switzerland


Group Exhibitions (selected)


2016
A Material Legacy: The Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Collection of Contemporary Art, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, USA

2015
Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
The Painter of Modern Life, curated by Bob Nickas, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, USA
America is Hard to See, Whitney Museum of Art, New York, USA

2014
The Optical Unconscious, curated by Bob Nickas, Gebert Stiftung für Kultur, Rapperswil, Switzerland
Another, Once Again, Many Times More, Martos Gallery, East Marion, New York, USA

2013- 2014
Flash Back-November 22, 1963, Addison Gallery, Andover, Massachusetts, USA
2013
LAT. 41° 7' N., LONG. 72° 19' W, Martos Gallery, East Marion, New York, USA
Flash Back - November 22, 1963, Addison Gallery, Andover, Massachusetts, USA

2012-2013
Painting as a Radical Form, Maramotti Collection, Reggio Emilia, Italy

2012
Dark Matters, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institute, Washington DC, USA (catalogue)

2011
Three Artists: Julie Mehretu, Wayne Gonzales, and Julian Lethbridge, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, USA
All that Glisters, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Common Ground, Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
2011 Bridgehampton Biennial, curated by Bob Nickas, Bridgehampton, New York, USA
We Regret to Inform You There is Currently No Space or Place for Abstract Painting, Martos Gallery, New York, USA
Ball Game, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, Texas, USA

2010
Love in Vein: Editions Fawbush projects & artists 2005-2010, Gering & Lopez Gallery, New York, USA
Big New Field: Artists in the Cowboyʼs Stadium Art Program, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas, USA
Wait for me at the bottom of the pool, Martos Gallery, New York, USA
ITEM, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, West Street, New York, USA
Reprise, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, USA

2009
Cave Painting, organized by Bob Nickas, Gresham's Ghost, New York, USA
Infinitesimal Eternity, Yale University School of Art, New York, USA
Transitions: Painting at the (other) end of art, Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia, Italy, sponsored by Max Mara
Blue, James Graham & Sons, New York, USA
Every Revolution is a Roll of the Dice, curated by Bob Nickas, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, USA
Commentary, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, USA

2008
Reflections, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, USA
Say Goodbye to... curated by Donna Harkavy and Marion Wilson, The Clifford Gallery at
Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, USA
White Room; Recent Acquisitions, gifts and works from various exhibitions 1985-2008 / from the collection of Bob Nickas, White Columns, New York, USA
Empires and Environments, curated by Dominique Nahas and Margaret Evangeline, The Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, USA
Ithaca Collects, Herbert Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, New York, USA
Gray, Dinter Fine Art, New York, USA
YOU SAID HE SAID SHE SAID, Seiler + Mosseri-Marlio Galerie, Zürich, Switzerland

2007
The Object is the Mirror, curated by Max Henry, Layr Wuestenhagen Contemporary, Vienna, Austria; touring to Wilkinson, London, England
Maramotti Collection, Reggio Emilia, Italy
Currents: Recent Acquisitions, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, USA
A Roll of the Dice Will Never Abolish Chance, Marfa Ballroom, Texas, USA
People Take Pictures of Each Other, Lamontagne Gallery, Boston, USA
Remix - The Collection, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, USA
Resistance Is, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA
Neonoir, Howard House of Contemporary Art, Seattle, USA
Painting as Fact - Fact as Fiction, de Pury & Luxembourg, Zurich, Switzerland
Very Abstract and Hyper Figurative, curated by Jens Hoffmann, Thomas Dane Gallery, London, England
I drank the kool-aid: (The Experiment Requires That You Continue), Anna Kustera, New
York, USA
Judge: Wayne Gonzales and Vincent Katz, 465 W 23rd Street, New York, USA

2006
The Gold Standard, organized Bob Nickas and Walead Beshty, P.S. 1 Contemporary Arts,
Queens, New York, USA
Adrian Piper, Eric Baudelaire, Josephine Meckseper, Wayne Gonzales, Elizabeth Dee, New
York, USA
An Ongoing Low-Grade Mystery, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, USA

2005
The Last Generation, curated by Max Henry, Apex Art, New York, NY, USA; traveling to Jousse Entreprise, Paris, France
Superstars: From Warhol to Madonna, Kunstforum/Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria
The Painted World, P.S.1 Center for Contemporary Art, Long Island City, New York, USA
The Disasters of War: From Goya to Golub, Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery, Wesleyan
University, Connecticut, USA
Post No Bills, curated by Matthew Higgs, White Columns, New York, USA
Helga's Art Collection, Museo Extremeno e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporaneo, Badajoz, Spain
The Art of Aggression: Iraqi Stories and Other Tales, curated by Jean Cruthchfield and Robert Hobbs, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, Vancouver, Canada

2004
Editions Fawbush: A Selection, Sandra Gehring Gallery, New York, USA
Last one on is a soft Jimmy, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, USA
Bill Adams, Wayne Gonzales, Cameron Martin: Paintings, KS Art, New York, NY Word of
Mouth, A Selection: Part 1, Dinter Fine Art, New York, USA
La Lettre Volée, F.R.A.C. Franche-Comté Musée des Beaux-Arts de Dole, France
The Freedom Salon, Deitch Projects, New York, USA
Bush League, Roebling Hall, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Painting (Wayne Gonzales, Roger Metto, Jason Middlebrook, Cristian Rieloff), Galleri Charlotte Lund, Stockholm, Sweden

2003
Parallax Views: Art and The JFK Assassination (Ant Farm & T.R. Uthco, Wayne Gonzales, Eric M. Jensen), Hallwals Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo, New York, USA
150 artists make 150 T-Shirts, Daniel Silverstein Gallery, New York, USA
Cartoon, Riva Gallery, New York, USA
Melvins, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, USA

2002
The Presidential Suite, Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, New York, USA Gravity Over Time, curated by John Pilson, 1000 Eventi, Milan, Italy
From the Observatory," Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, USA
Subject Matters, curated by Norman Dubrow, Kravets/Wehby Gallery, New York; Conner
Contemporary Art, Washington, USA

2001
How is everything? Everything is going to be alright, Elizabeth Cherry Gallery, curated by Bob Nickas, Tucson, Arizona, USA
Fresh: Recent Acquisitions, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, USA
Works on Paper From Acconci to Zittel," Victoria Miro Gallery, London, England
Next Wave Prints v. 2.0, Elias Fine Art, Allston, Massachusetts, USA
New Paintings, Wayne Gonzales, Jacqueline Humphries, Jonathan Lasker, Blake Rayne, Dan Walsh, Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami, USA

2000
Drawings & Photographs, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, USA
What's So Funny About Color, Elias Fine Art, Boston, USA
Glee: Painting Now, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, Organized by Amy Cappellazzo and Jessica Hough), Florida, USA
PICT: Digital Image Painting, Banff Centre for the Arts, curated by Yvonne Force and Carmen Zita) Alberta, Canada
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, with R. Grosvenor, R. Lichtenstein, R. McBride and D. Walsh, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Hex Enduction Hour, Team Gallery, New York, USA (Curated by Bob Nickas)
(212), Gary Tatintsian Gallery, New York (Organized by Irena Popiashvili, catalogue with essay by Christine Kim)
Bit By Bit: Painting & Digital Culture, Numark Gallery, Washington, USA

1999
Sweet & Sour, Galerie Art & Public, Geneva, Switzerland
Digital Sites, Numark Gallery, Washington, USA

1998
Brite Magic, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, New York, USA (Curated by Carolanna Parlatto)

1997
Diamond Dogs, Team Gallery, New York, USA
Super Body, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1996
Face and Figure in Contemporary Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA
AbFab, Feature, New York, USA
Mutate/Loving the New Flesh, Lauren Wittels Gallery, New York, USA (Curated by Michael Cohen)
Supastore de Luxe, UP & Co., New York, USA (Curated by Sarah Staton)

1995
Lauren Wittels Gallery (Two-person with Lauren Lesko), New York, New York Momenta Art, Brooklyn, USA
Three Paintings, Lauren Wittels Gallery, New York, USA
Collections! Galerie Art & Public, Geneva, Switzerland

1994
Dysfunction, U.S.A., Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, USA(Curated by Peter Halley and Bob Nickas)
Introductions ‘94, TERRAIN, San Francisco, USA
Pain, Here, New York, USA (Curated by Steven Overman and Shauna Sampson)

1993
Wayne Gonzales, Robert Levine, Eric Magnuson, TRI Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
NICAF, Yokohama, Japan (Curated by Christian Leigh)

1992
Twisted Vision/Version, Four Walls, Brooklyn, USA (Organized by Trudie Reiss)

1988
Louisiana Abstraction, Windows, New Orleans, USA (Curated by Peter Frank)

1987
Louisiana Arts and Sciences Center, Baton Rouge, USA (Juried by Lowery Sims)
Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, USA (Curated by William Fagaly) Galerie
Simone Stern, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA


Bibliography

2015
20 Years, essays by Stephen Friedman and Sarah Thornton, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England (catalogue)

2012
50 Next Most Collectible Artists, Art + Auction, June
Kapps, Kriston, "Dark Matters" at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington City Paper, 3 February

2011
Calas, Terrington, Gravity & Mechanized Space, The New Orleans Art Review, Fall/Winter, pp. 32-34
Bookhardt, Eric D., Review: Wayne Gonzales, New Orleans, Art Papers, January-February, pp. 56-76; illus.
Ravitz, Sarah, Our Top Picks Of The Monthʼs Events, MyNewOrleans.com, December
18
Bookhardt, D. Eric, Wayne Gonzales paintings at NOMA, gambit, October 18
Rhines, Brad, Light to Dark / Dark to Light: NOMA Exhibit Shows Artist Wayne Gonzales
on His Home Canvas, NOLA Defender, October
Bookhardt, Eric D., Review: Common Ground expo at Arthur Roger Gallery, gambit
August 17
Rosenberg, Karen, All Nooks, Crannies, Bedrooms and Trees are Backdrops for Art,
The New York Times August 7

2010
Smith, Roberta, Varieties of Abstraction, The New York Times, 5 August
Wayne Gonzales, Kultureflash, April
Granberry, Michael, Arts Notes: ʻBig New Fieldʼ at Dallas Museum of Art features
an arresting Jack-Ruby theme image, Dallas Morning News December 16
Phillips, Ian, Where the Wild Things Are, Interiordesign.net, November, pp. 186-193

2009
Johnson, Ken, Wayne Gonzales, The New York Times, 26 November
Stillman, Steel, In the Studio: Wayne Gonzales, Art in America. December, pp. 50-57, illus.
Johnson, Ken, Art in Review: Wayne Gonzales, The New York Times November 27, p. C35; illus.
Wayne Gonzales, The New Yorker November 30, 2009, p. 14
Johnson, Ken, Every Revolution Is a Roll of the Dice, The New York Times, Friday,
February 6, p. 27
Wilson, Michael, Every Revolution Is a Roll of the Dice, Time Out New York, January 29 - February 4, No.696, p. 49, illus.

2008
Coomer, Martin, Wayne Gonzales, Art Review, Issue 21 April, pp.124-125
Wayne Gonzales, Frieze Art Fair

2007
Talbot, Emily, Review, Time Out, Issue 613, 28 June
Rush, George, Wayne Gonzales at Paula Cooper, The Highlights Online

2006
Helmer, Etienne, The Last Generation, ParisArt, May, illus.
Georgievska-Shine, Aneta, Wayne Gonzales, artUS, March, p. 16, illus.
White, Roger, The Painted World, The,Brooklyn Rail, January
Schmerler, Sarah, The Last Generation, TimeOut New York, p. 80, January 5-11, illus.

2005
Dawson, Jessica, Wayne Gonzales at Conner, The Washington Post, Saturday, December 3, p. C02
Nichols, Matthew Guy, Wayne Gonzales at Paula Cooper, Art in America, October, p. 173-174, illus.
Wilson, Michael, Post No Bills: White Columns, Artforum, October, p. 275-276
Amy, Michael, You talking to me?: Violence in Contemporary Art, DITS: Violence, Winter
Spring, p. 18-31
Gardiner, Virginia, What We Saw: Art Basel Miami, dwell, April/May p. 92, 94 & 95, illus.
Henry, Max, Art: Reviews: Wayne Gonzales, Time Out New York, April 14-20, p. 64, illus.
Wayne Gonzales, The Washington Post, 3 December

2004
Colard, Jean-Max, Wayne Gonzales, Galerie Almine Rech, Artforum, November, p. 233, illus.
La Rocco, Ben, Bush League, The Brooklyn Rail, September
Open City, #19, 2004, cover illus. & illus. on p. 76-77
Robinson, Walter, Reviews: Weekend Update, artnet.com, September 7, illus.
Smith, Roberta, Caution: Angry Artists at Work, The New York Times, August 27, p. E23 & E25, illus.
Nickas, Bob, Painting is Photography, Influence, Issue 2, p. 94-6, illus
Wallace, Joan, Painting is Photography, Influence, Issue 2

2003
Huntington, Richard, Assassination becomes focal point of attack on media, The Buffalo News, November 23
Pécoil, Vincent. Pop, 02, No. 28 Hiver 2003/2004, p. 8-11, illus.

2002
Amy, Michaël. Wayne Gonzales, Tema Celeste, January - February, p. 81, illus.
Farronato, Milovan. Gravity Over Time, Tema Celeste, October, p.107
Nickas, Bob, Best of 2002, Artforum, December, p. 110, illus.

2001
Cotter, Holland. Wayne Gonzales, The New York Times, Friday May 25, p. E30
Fresh: Recent Acquisitions, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
http://www.albrightknox.org/fresh/main.html, illus.
Kantor, Jordan, Wayne Gonzales, Artforum, December, p. 120, illus.
Lowe-Bailey, Charlotte, Exhibit by 7 New Yorkers is visionary, challenging, Arizona Star,
Caliente, Online, available at www.azstarnet.com/caliente/
Nickas, Bob, impact, Dutch, January/February, p. 15, illus.
Robinson, Walter. Baselmania, www.Artnet.com, June 15, illus.
Wayne Gonzales, The New Yorker, May 21, p. 18
Wayne Gonzales, Working Proof," Art on Paper, July - August, p. 63, illus.

2000
Dailey, Meghan, Glee: Painting Now, Artforum, December, p. 149-50.
Group Show; The New Yorker, June 5, p. 17
Hex Enduction Hour By the Fall; The New Yorker, January 24, p. 14
Luke, Megan, Two new Aldrich Museum exhibits showcase new and traditional media, Press, Ridgefield, Conn., Sept. 21
Merkling, Frank, Exhibitions offer choice: ethnic or electronic?, The News-Times Weekend, November 10, p. C1
Noè, Paola, "Wayne Gonzales," Tema Celeste, July-August, p. 98, illus.
Off the Street (and Far Out), artsMEDIA Boston, October 15, p. 12.
Villareal, Yvonne Force, A Month with Yvonne Force Villareal, Onview.com, February, illus.
Zimmer, William, Serious Abstract Paintings With a Nonserious Message, The New York Times, December 31
Zinnser, John, Painter Journal, Artnet.com, June 6

1999
Wayne Gonzales, Tema Celeste, May-June, p. 40-43, illus.
Hoban, Phoebe, The Mod Squad; New York, January 11, p. 30-37, illus.
Nickas, Bob, Le persone fanno quadri per provare che esistono; Tema Celeste, March- April, pp. 66-73, illus.
Saltz, Jerry, Heat Seekers; The Village Voice

1998
Schmerler, Sarah, Wayne Gonzales + Marsha Cottrell Time Out NY, May 14-21, p. 53
illus.
Schwendener, Martha, Planet Hollywood; Time Out New York, July 9-16, p. 62

1997
Nassau, Lawrence, Diamond Dogs; New York Arts, July, illus.
Schwendener, Martha, Diamond Dogs; Time Out New York, July 10-17, p. 49
Wayne's Whirl, TimeOut New York, May 15-22, p. 49, illus.

1996
Tema, Celeste, A strazione Ridefinita; Autumn, p. 54-61, pp. 109-113, illus.
Moody, Tom, AbFab; Art Papers, November/December, p. 56. 11-18, 1996, p.34, illus.
Span, Paula, The Art of the Game - To Be a New York Art Player, You Have to Know the
Rules; The Washington Post, February 18, p. G1, G6


Visiting Artist and Lectures


2007
‘Core Critic', Yale University, New Haven, USA, Graduate Painting Program

2006
Visiting Artist, Cooper Union, New York, USA
Visiting Assistant Professor, Graduate Program, Hunter College, New York, USA
University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
Graduate Program City College, New York, USA
Graduate Program Yale University, New Haven, USA
Graduate Painting Program Rutgers University, New Brunswick, USA, Lecture in conjunction with exhibition

2005
Visiting Artist, Cooper Union, New York, USA
Visiting Assistant Professor, Graduate Program, Hunter College, New York, USA

2004
Visiting Artist, Cooper Union, New York Visiting Assistant Professor Graduate Program, Hunter College, New York, USA

2003
Visiting Assistant Professor, Graduate Program, Hunter College, New York, USA

2002
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, Graduate Program, Columbia University, New York, USA
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Graduate Program

2001
School of Visual Arts, New York, Graduate Program Columbia University, New York, USA

1999
University of New Orleans, Graduate Program, New Orleans, USA


Public Collections


Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, USA
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, USA
Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA
Maramotti Collection, Reggio Emilia, Italy
Microsoft Art Collection, Redmond, Washington, USA
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA
Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, New York, USA
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA