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Julia Kunin

Artist Biography

JULIA M. KUNIN

Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY
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EDUCATION

1993
MFA, Sculpture, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.

1984
BA, Wellesley College. Honors in Sculpture
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture

1982
Carnegie-Mellon University


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015
Les Guérillères, Sandra Gering Inc, New York, NY

2014
Julia Kunin & Jackie Gendel, Jeff Bailey Gallery, Hudson, NY

2013
Golden Grove, Barry Whistler Gallery, Dallas, TX

2012
Nightwood, Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, NY, NY

2002
Rotes Wildleder, Deutches Leder Museum, Offenbach, Germany

2000
Cephalopoden, Bellevuesaal, Wiesbaden, Germany

1999
Crimson Suede, Stefan Stux Gallery Project Room, New York, NY
Rambling Conversation series, Four Walls, New York, NY
Old Gallery, Tbsili, Georgia


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016
Dysfunction, BCA/Burlington City Arts, Burlington, VT
In a Field with No Bounds, New City Galerie, Burlington, VT
NY, NY: Clay, CAC/Clay Art Center, Port Chester, NY

2015
Who, Lesley Heller Workspace, New York, NY

2014
2Q13, Women Collectors Women Artists, Lloyd's Club, London, England
The Body is Present: Women at Work, Ramapo College Art Galleries, NJ
Cleaning House, MAMŰ Galéria, Budapest, Damjanich
Zsolnay, Kapolna Gallery, International Ceramic Studio, Kecskemet, Hungary
Natures Knot, Luise Ross Gallery, New York, NY

2013
Treasures for the German Leather Museum. German Leather Museum, Offenbach, Germany
Farewell Ruins, Inman Gallery, Houston, Texas
2Q13 Women Artists Women Collectors, Marcelle Josephs Projects: Lloyd’s Club, London, England
The Body is Present: Women at Work, Ramapo College, Ramapo, NY
Borders, Staycation Museum, Berlin, Germany

2012
Collection Gottfried Hafemann,Kunsthalle, Wiesbaden, Germany
Mortal Stillness, Moss Bureau, New York, NY
Hermaphrodite video, Opera Povera: To Valerie Solanas and Marylyn Monroe in Recognition of Their Desperation, performed at: RedCat, Los Angeles, CA. July26- August11, 2011.

2011
Paul Clay, Salon Bowery Gallery, New York, NY

2009
Salt Peanuts, Inman Gallery, Houston, TX
Commune, Black and White Gallery, New York, NY
Radiant, Fordham University gallery, New York, NY
Group Show, Abrons Art Center, New York, NY

2008
The Armory Show, Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York, NY
New Now, John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI.
Macht Leder Lust, German Leather Museum, Offenbach, Germany
In Transit, Moti Hasson Gallery, New York, NY
Molded, Folded and Found, Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York, NY

2007
The Armory Show, Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York, NY

2006
Karyn Lovegrove Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
The Armory Show, Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York, NY
The Orchid Thief, Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, NY

2005
112 Mercer Street, Suite 106 Gallery, New York, NY

2004
Flipside, Artists Space. New York, NY

2003
Triennial of contemporary art and design, Museum of Applied Art and Design, Frankfurt, Germany
Corporal Identity, Body Language, Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY

2002
FIT, Schroeder Romero Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Artists to Artists, Ace Gallery, New York, NY
Unexpected Selections, Martin Margulies collection, The Art Museum at F. I. U. Miami, FL

2001
Sculpture, Flip Side Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
The Grammar of Ornament, Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN

2000
White, Nikolai Fine Art, New York, NY
The Dog and Pony Show, The Workspace, New York, NY
Red Square, Smack Mellon Studios, Brooklyn, NY

1998
Something to Bump Into, Kagan Martos Gallery, New York, NY
Elbowroom, Tredje Sparet, Stockholm, Sweden
2 person exhibition, Daniel Spreng Gallery, Bern, Switzerland

1997
The Pink Wink, New Image Art, West Hollywood, CA
Material Girls, Gallery 128, New York, NY

1996
Gender Fucked, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA
Crest Hardware Show, Brooklyn, NY
Pieces of Eight, Marymount Manhattan College, New York, NY
Pattern and Relief, Smack Mellon Studios, Brooklyn, NY

1995
Revealing Desire, Cristinerose Gallery, New York, NY
Wheel of Fortune, Lombard-Freid Gallery, New York, NY

1994
Rough Cuts, the expanded artist’s notebook, Henry Street Settlement, New York, NY.

1993
Crosscurrents of Influence, Brattleboro Museum, Brattleboro, VT
Coming to Power, David Zwirner Gallery, New York, NY
Object Lessons, The Police Building, New York, NY

1992
On Paper, Sculpture Center, New York, NY
Queer, Minor Injury Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Six East Coast Sculptors Curated by Barbara Zucker, Colburn Gallery, University of Vermont
Outrageous Desire, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Intimacy, City Without Walls Gallery, Newark, NJ

1990
Material Obsession, Soho Center for Visual Artists. New York, NY
Short Stories, Epoche Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

1989
Vulgar Realism, Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo, NY
No Relief, Ridge Street Gallery, New York, NY

1988
Sculpture 1988, White Columns Gallery, New York, NY
Annual Small Works Show, Sculpture Center, New York, NY

1987
Small Wonders, Barry Whistler Gallery, Dallas, Texas
Introductions, Barry Whistler Gallery, Dallas, Texas


VIDEO EXHIBITIONS

2012
Hermaphrodite video, Opera Povera: To Valerie Solanas and Marylyn Monroe in Recognition of their desperation, by Sean Griffin. Performed at RedCat, Los Angeles. July26-August11, 2011

1996
Red Jam Picnic, Scenen, Stockholm, Sweden

1993
Coming to Power, David Zwirner Gallery, New York, NY
Red Jam Picnic, Mix Experimental Film and Video Festival, New York, NY, and Sao Paolo, Brazil
Charting in Fractions, The New Festival, New York, NY

FELLOWSHIPS/GRANTS

2013
Fulbright Scholar, Pecs, Hungary

2010
The Trust for Mutual Understanding, travel grant to Hungary

2008
Art Omi, artist residency, Ghent, NY.
Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts, Kiln god fellowship
The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

2007
The John Michael Kohler Arts/Industry artist residency, Sheboygan, WI.

2006
The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH

2004
The Abrons Art Center, Henry Street Settlement ,Artist studio residency New York, NY.

2001
Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation studio and grant. New York, NY

2000
Residency, Wiesbaden, Germany. 4 months.

1999
Artslink Fellowship. Textile project in the Republic of Georgia.

1996
Vermont Studio Center, Full Fellowship.

1995
New Jersey State Council on the Arts, Department of State Fellowship. Yaddo. 1995, 1991, 1990.

1989
Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, NY.

1987
Core-Fellowship, Glassell School of the Arts, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. (1985-87)

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Selected Press

ARTnews
January 2014

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The Brooklyn Rail
April 3, 2012

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Handeye
April 15, 2010

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Houston Chronicle
April 8, 2009

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L.A Weekly
December 13, 2006

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New York Sun
June 22, 2006

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