b. Deep River, CT, USA lives and works in New York, NY
2003 MFA Rutgers University 1993 BFA Savannah College of Art & Design
2021 Mark and Phil, Denny Dimin, NYC Low Pressure, Museum Goch
2020 Suk it Kevin, New Release, NYC ☮️♡, COUNTY, Palm Beach
2019 Racetrack Playa, Shulamit Nazarian, Los Angeles
2018 Natural Light, Andrew Rafacz, Chicago Rainbow Bridge, Kaikai Kiki, Tokyo; curated by Takashi Murakami American Idyll, SCAD Museum of Art Oil Slicks, David Castillo Gallery, Miami Loves, Gallery 1600, SCAD Atlanta
2017 Kelly Girl, VAN HORN, Düsseldorf
2016 Santa Cruz, Eric Firestone, NYC
2015 Skiing, Galerie Jérome Pauchant, Paris Double Vanity,Sherrick & Paul, Nashville 12th Man, David Castillo, Miami
2014 El Campo, VAN HORN, Düsseldorf
2013 CURVA, M Building, Miami Pick Up a Knock, Andrew Rafacz, Chicago Wendy White, Maruani Noirhomme, Brussels
2012 Pix Vää, Leo Koenig, Inc., NYC En Asfalto, Galeria Moriarty, Madrid Radio Lampor, VAN HORN, Düsseldorf
2011 6 Years/6 Works, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
2010 French Cuts, Andrew Rafacz, Chicago IL Up w/Briquette, Leo Koenig, Inc., NYC
2009 Feel Rabid or Not, Galeria Moriarty, Madrid
2008 Autokennel, Leo Koenig, Inc., NYC
2006 Chunk Lite, Solomon Projects, Atlanta Wendy White, Sixtyseven, NYC
2019 Free Beer Tomorrow, UNTITLED VIP Lounge, Miami Beach Body Shop, CLEA RSKY, Brooklyn Commission, Rocket Mortgage Field House, Cleveland; Detroit Pistons Practice Facility, Detroit
2018 Rainbow Bridge (Bifrost), site-specific painting, The Belt, Detroit
2017 Commission, Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta JEANS, Rawson Projects, NYC
2016 OVERRIDE | A Billboard Project, presented by EXPO Chicago, Chicago No Pressure, site-specific installation, Drake One Fifty, Toronto
2015 What a Letdown, NADA Miami Beach, (solo booth, Rawson Projects) Redidas®, Rawson Projects, NYC
2014 We, Incubate Festival Arts Program, Tilburg Madrid Me Mata, Arts & Leisure, NYC (catalog)
2013 UNTITLED Miami Beach (solo booth, Kustera Projects) After Hours 2: Murals on the Bowery, Art Production Fund, NYC
2012 ARCO Madrid (solo booth, Galeria Moriarty)
2021 Airlok or Gazing into the Void (with Julia Wachtel), Von Ammon Co, Washington DC
2017 Brian Calvin | Wendy White, Cabinet, Milan; curated by Maria Chiara Valacchi Gypsy Wagon, (with Justin Adian), CAPITAL, San Francisco
2012 So Athletic (with Henning Strassburger), Kunstverein Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz, Berlin, curated by Suzanne Prinz (catalog) Performing Painting (with José Parlá), Savannah College of Art & Design; curated by Melissa Messina and Isolde Brielmaier
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2021 Fade to Fade, Library Street Collective, Detroit EXPEDITION, Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, VT
2020 Hold on Tight, Shulamit Nazarian, Los Angeles
2019 ACE: Art on Sports, Promise, and Selfhood, University at Albany Art Museum Wide World of Sports, Eric Firestone Gallery, East Hampton, NY Downtown Painting, Peter Freeman Inc., curated by Alex Katz Globe as a Palette: Contemporary Art from the Taguchi Art Collection, Hokkaido Obihiro Museum of Art, Obihiro; Kushiro Art Museum, Hokkaido; Hakodate Museum of Art, Hokkaido; Sapporo Art Museum, Japan The Celebration of Painting, Sophis Gallery, Seoul; curated by Christina Kang Notebook, 56 Henry, NYC; curated by Joanne Greenbaum Highs & Lows, Mast Books, NYC; curated by Justin Adian 2018 The World’s Game: Fútbol and Contemporary Art, Pérez Art Museum, Miami; curated by Franklin Sirmans and Jennifer Ignacio BURNT, Marlborough Contemporary, NYC; curated by Leo Fitzpatrick The Strangeness Will Wear Off,David Castillo Gallery, Miami 100 Sculptures, Anonymous Gallery, Mexico City; curated by Joseph Ian Henrikson and Todd von Ammon Grafik, Harper's Books, East Hampton, NY; curated by Ryan McGinness Xeriscape, Library Street Collective, Detroit Focus III: I’ll see it when I believe it, Works in the private collection of Jack and Rebecca Drake, Abroms Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, University of Alabama, Birmingham 2017 The Art Show: Art of the New Millenium in Taguchi Art Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, Gunma, Japan No burden as heavy, David Castillo Gallery, Miami Broken Language, Shulamit Nazarian, Los Angeles Man Alive, Maruani Mercier Gallery, Brussels
2016 Mount Analogue, Performance Ski, Aspen; curated by Neville Wakefield Temporary Highs, bitforms, NYC; curated by Lindsay Howard
2015 Full of Peril and Weirdness: Painting as a Universalism, M Woods, Beijing Painting is Not Doomed to Repeat Itself,Hollis Taggart, NYC; curated by John Yau All Killer No Filler, Eric Firestone Gallery, East Hampton, NY Outta Town Sh*t, Kravets & Wehby, NYC; curated by Nina Chanel Abney Taguchi Hiroshi Art Collection: A Walk around the Contemporary Art World after Paradigm Shift,The Museum of Fine Arts Gifu, Japan Power Objects: The Rogers & Weisenbacher Collection, Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, MI Any Given Sunday, Fine Arts Center Gallery, University of Arkansas Fayetteville 2014
Fútbol: The Beautiful Game, Los Angeles County Museum of Art; curated by Franklin Sirmans Amerika, David Castillo Gallery, Miami Thinking Through Painting, Royal Swedish Academy, Stockholm Go With the Flow, The Hole, NYC Frameshift, Denny Gallery, NYC Metabolic Bodies, David Castillo, Miami
2013 The Digital Divide, Sies + Höke, Düsseldorf; curated by Henning Strassburger Seventh-Inning Stretch, Eric Firestone Gallery, East Hampton, NY; curated by Carlo McCormick All Fucking Summer, Gavlak, Palm Beach XSTRACTION, The Hole, NYC After Hours 2: Murals on the Bowery, Art Production Fund, NYC 2012 Hue & Cry, Space S2, Sotheby’s, NYC; curated by Vladimir Restoin-Roitfeld (catalog) Idealizing the Imaginary: Invention and Illusion in Contemporary Painting, Oakland University Art Gallery, Rochester; curated by Dick Goody
2011 A Painting Show, Harris Lieberman, NYC Informal Relations, Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, Indianapolis, IN
2010 Third Thoughts, CCA Andratx, Mallorca; curated by Barry Schwabsky and Carol Szymanski Graphic Abstraction, SCAD Hong Kong I’ll Let You Be in my Dreams if I Can Be in Yours, Fredericks & Freiser, NYC Shape Language, Nicole Klagsbrun, NYC Borderland Abstraction, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha; curated by Hesse McGraw Vivid: Female Currents in Painting, Schroeder Romero, NYC; curated by Janet Phelps
2009 Maximal Minimal, Primopiano, Lugano; curated by Nini Bonavoglia Rattled by the Rush, Andrew Rafacz, Chicago Mergers & Acquisitions, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA
2008 Pure Optic Ray, Fred, Leipzig Insideout, Galeria Moriarty, Madrid 2007 Late Liberties, John Connelly Presents, NYC; curated by Augusto Arbizo
2006 Norf*kneasters Take Pluto, Pluto, Brooklyn; curated by Nicole Eisenman Twist it Twice, Moti Hasson Gallery, NYC; curated by Franklin Evans Twenty Eight Days, Wendy Cooper Gallery, Chicago, IL
2004 Too Few the Opportunities, So Many the Mistakes,Champion Fine Art, Brooklyn; curated by Josh Smith (catalog)
2019 Tieger Mentor in the Arts, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 2012 Painting Fellowship, New York Foundation for the Arts, NYC 2008 Artists' Fellowship, Inc. Grant, NYC 2005 Painting Grant, George & Helen Segal Foundation 2004 The Space Program, Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation, NYC 2001 Leon Golub Scholarship, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University
2021 Jenkins, Mark. "Wachtel & White," The Washington Post. Armstrong, Annie. "Come Collect Your 1-up from Julia Wachtel and Wendy White's New Show," GARAGE. "Julia Wachtel, Wendy White at Von Ammon Co," Contemporary Art Daily.
2020 Boucher, Brian. "Welcome to the Armory Fair. It’s Huge. It’s Hectic. Would You Like an Audio Guide?," The New York Times. Cohen, Alina. "The 10 Best Booths at The Armory Show," Artsy. Ratcliff, Darryl. "The Public Trust gallery scores a win with sport-focused exhibition," The Dallas Morning News.
2019 “Looking at Sports as Powerful Modes of Human Expression,” Hyperallergic.
2018 Dluzen, Robin. "Critic's Pick: Wendy White at Andrew Rafacz," Visual Arts Source. Zarley, B. David. "Crushing the Can: Wendy White," New American Paintings. Creahan, D. "'Burnt, curated by Leo Fitzpatrick' at Marlborough Contemporary," Art Observed. "Denim makes a comeback," Cultured Magazine. Boucher, Brian. "Introducing ‘Vacation,’ the New York Gallery Timeshare That’s Signed Up a Dozen Global Dealers," Artnet News.
2017 Desmarais, Charles. "Good things in threes: New S.F. galleries bloom," San Francisco Chronicle.
2016 Davis, Ben. "This is the Art that Mattered from the 2016 Presidential Election," Artnet. Dunne, Carey. "From Kass to Kruger to Koons, Artists Overwhelming Endorse Hillary Clinton for President," Hyperallergic. Russeth, Andrew. "Wendy White Designs Pro-Hillary Shirts,” Artnet News. Schwendener, Martha. "Wendy White: Santa Cruz," The New York Times. Kinsella, Eileen. "18 Female Artists Give Advice to Women Starting Out in the Art World," Artnet News. Halle, Howard. "Wendy White Santa Cruz," Time Out New York. Kinsella, Eileen. "Why Neville Wakefield's Next Show Takes Place in an Aspen Ski Shop," Artnet News. Carichini, Mauro. "Santa Cruz, Wendy White espone a New York la vita da spiaggia californiana," New York Stuffs. Lehrer, Adam. "6 Can't-Miss Art Shows of the Week of June 20, 2016." Forbes. Farley, Michael Anthony. "This Week's Must-See Art Events: Summer in the City," Art F City. Steadman, Ryan. "8 Things to Do in New York's Art World by June 25," Observer. Zhong, Fan. "Neville Wakefield Wants His MTV," W Magazine.
2015 Steer, Emily. "New Establishment: Wendy White," Elephant Magazine. Martinez, Alanna. "NADA Miami Beach is Still a Place for New Discoveries," New York Observer. Indrisek, Scott. "Don't Call Me Scrappy: NADA Evolves, But Doesn't Lose it's Soul," Artinfo. Sjostrom, Jan. "Outside Art Basel, NADA, Miami Project and Art on Paper Intrigue," Palm Beach Daily News. Bryson, Jessie. "Art Talk: Interview with New York Artist Wendy White," The Beijinger. Small, Rachel. "10 Picks from NADA 2015," Interview Magazine. Indrisek, Scott. "Delusional Shopping at NADA New York," Blouin Artinfo. Stopa, Jason. "How Man Caves and Mirrors Meet Painting: An Interview with Wendy White," Art in America. Ciccarone, Erica. "Double Vanity: Wendy White," Nashville Arts Magazine. Wendy White, 12th Man: An Exclusive Portfolio, Modern Painters. Schwabsky, Barry. "The Zeitgeist of No Zeitgeist: MoMA’s 'Forever Now' trumpets art with a shallow sense of tradition," The Nation. Indrisek, Scott. "Wendy White Rebrands Athletic Wear for LES Pop-Up," Artinfo. 2014 Indrisek, Scott. "The Best Exhibitions of 2014," Artinfo. Russeth, Andrew. "A Look Around The Untitled Art Fair in Miami Beach," ArtNews. Hutson, Laura. "Wendy White: The Country Life Interview," Nashville Scene. Hutson, Laura. "Soccer, High Tops, and the Reina Sofia: Eight Questions for Wendy White, Nashville Scene. Hutson, Laura. "Wendy White Exhibits at Sherrick and Paul in November," Nashville Scene. Stopa, Jason. "September Shows to Know," Whitewall. Indrisek, Scott. "5 Must-See Gallery Shows: 'Go With the Flow' and more," Artinfo. "'We sell neon' in de Tivolistraat," Brabants Dagblad. Robbins, Kelly. "Wendy White: Interview," Studio International. Robberts, Maud. "Incubate luistert perkeergarage Tivoli op," dichtbij. Indrisek, Scott. "Wendy White Channels Soccer Fever, Almodovar, and Madrid," Artinfo. Martin, Alison. "Wendy White Pays Tribute to Spain at East Harlem Project Space," Arte Fuse. Russeth, Andrew. "6 Things to Do in New York's Art World Before July 18," NY Observer. Slenske, Michael. "Spray it Loud," W Magazine. Farago, Jason. "The Beautiful Game: Is Football Art?" BBC.com. Mancini, Matt. "Wendy White at Andrew Rafacz," Chicago Contemporary Art Seminar. 2013 "Wendy White," Dust Magazine. "ABMB Artist Wendy White Tells Us to 'Leave it All On the Field'," Huffington Post. Cristello, Stephanie. "Rainbow Kick - Wendy White, Pick Up a Knock," New American Paintings. Markus, Liz. "Wendy White: Pick Up a Knock," Huffington Post. Berni, Alessandro. "The Magnificent 9 New York," Artribune (Italy). Maida, Stephanie. "Everything You Need to Know This Week on New York's Art Scene," Guest of a Guest. Russeth, Andrew. "12 Things to Do in New York's Art World," New York Observer, June 10. "Art de grand échelle," Elle Déco Belgium. Stopa, Jason. "Whitehot Watch," Whitehot Magazine. Wilson, Michael. "Spotlight: Wendy White," New American Paintings. "Fine Art Profile: Wendy White," Creative Quarterly. 2012 Vogel, Carol. "The Art World, Blurred," The New York Times. Fee, Brian. "A Celebration of City Living: Wendy White at Leo Koenig," New American Paintings. Dupont, Brian. "Dividing Line: Wendy White at Leo Koenig," Idiom Magazine. Yau, John. "On Top of the Rubble: Recent Work by Wendy White," Hyperallergic. Hauser, EJ. "Wendy White," BOMB Magazine. Peña, Arthur. "Wendy White Interview," Curbs and Stoops. Zevitas, Steven. "Twelve Must-See Painting Shows: Sept 2012," Huffington Post. Hersh, Allison. "SCAD Alumni Conduct Dueling Dialog," Savannah Morning News. "100 Fall Shows to See Around the World," Modern Painters. Rhodes, David. “A Letter to Moira Dryer,” The Brooklyn Rail. Müller, Regine. "Unbürokratische Co-Existenz," Handelsblatt. Wach, Alexandra. "Schöner Wohnen Mit Punk," Artnet.de. Kann, Oliver and Frederik, Frede. "Wendy White," interview, Freunde von Freunden. Stewart-Sanabria, Denise. “Wendy White,” Art Papers. 2011 Crumb, Michael. "The Year in Visual Arts Top Ten," Chattanooga Pulse. Crumb, Michael. "Relativity of Abstraction: Wendy White," Chattanooga Pulse. "Wendy White: 6 Years/6 Works," Chattanooga Times Free Press. Vitamin P2: New Perspectives in Painting, ed. Matthew Price, essay by Barry Schwabsky, Phaidon Inc. "Wendy White: 6 Years/6 Works," Chattanooga Times. Eisenman, Nicole. "Artists on AbEx," Artforum. Hirsch, Faye. "Lawler, Wearing Put Women on Top at Gallery Week," Art in America. Smith, Roberta. "Art in Review: 'Vivid' and 'Pavers'," The New York Times. Vélez, Pedro. "Chicago 2010," Artnet.com. Zevitas, Steven. "11 to Watch in 2011: Editor's Picks," New American Paintings. Markus, Liz. "10 Painters, 10 Palettes: New York," Huffington Post. Kutscher, Barbara. "Leben Auf der überholspur," Weltkunst. 2010 Swartz, Anne. "Wendy White," Artpapers. Julious, Brit. "Wendy White," ARTWRIT. Butler, Sharon. "Abstract Expressionist New York: Line and Legacy." Huffington Post. Ise, Claudine. "Four for Fall," Art:21. Weinberg, Lauren. "Wendy White, French Cuts," Time Out Chicago. Ritchie, Abraham. "Wendy White, French Cuts," ArtSlant Chicago. Podcast Interview, "Episode 264: Wendy White," Bad at Sports. Weinberg, Lauren. "Fall Opening Critic's Picks," Time Out Chicago. Markus, Liz. "Chelsea Openings," The Huffington Post, Saltz, Jerry. "Critic's Pick: Wendy White," New York Magazine. Finch, Charlie. "Must Bad Painting Be Good?" Artnet. "Dana Frankfort & Wendy White in Conversation," NYFA Current. Exhibition catalog, Wendy White, published by Leo Koenig Inc. Krainak, Michael J., "Border Crossings," Omaha Weekly Reader. "Chaos Continuum," ROJO®EVER, Sintonison S.L., Sao Paulo and Barcelona. 2009 Rubinstein, Raphael. "Provisional Painting," Art in America. Pozuelo, Abel H. "Wendy White, colapso calculado," El Cultural. Chatterson, Kris. "Studio Visit: Wendy White," BOMB. Johnson, Paddy. "The Next Ones: New York's Next Generation of Cultural Heavyweights," The L Magazine. Peng, Qi. "Wendy White," Salt Lake City Fine Arts Examiner. Johnson, Paddy & Archey, Karen. "33 Outstanding Artists Emerging After 1999," Art Fag City. 2008 Hudson, Suzanne. "Wendy White, Leo Koenig," Artforum. Olson, Craig. "Painting: Now and Forever, Part II," The Brooklyn Rail. Chu, Ingrid. "Accident Blackspot," Time Out New York. Saltz, Jerry. "Wendy White: Critics' Pick," New York Magazine. Coates, Jennifer. "Wendy White, 'Autokennel'," Time Out New York. Guha, Rohin. "Wendy White's 'Autokennel' @ Leo Koenig," Black Book. Barmeyer, Mary Logan. "Wendy White," Papermag. Conner, Jill. "Freeze Frame," ArtUS. Olson, Craig. "Freeze Frame," The Brooklyn Rail. Maine, Stephen. "From Glitter to Grit," The New York Sun. Gunn, Dan. "Some Abstraction Occurs," Newcity Chicago.
2007 Gehman, Geoff. "Handmade objects emerge into a visual playground," The Morning Call. Hollday, Frank. "Abstraction Reconsidered," Gay City News. Maine, Stephen. "Addressing Liberty Without Literality, The New York Sun. Maine, Stephen. "Wendy White at Sixtyseven," Art in America. Exhibition catalog, Emergent Behavior, Martin Art Gallery, Muhlenberg College 2006 Fox, Catherine. "Man's Junk Gives Off a Toxic Vibe," Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
2005 Bischoff, Dan. "Siege mentality...," The Star-Ledger.
2004 Byrd, Cathy. "Wendy White: Silver Tongued," Art Papers. Koether, Jutta. "Ich will eine stadtkunstlerin sein," Texte Zur Kunst. Maine, Stephen. "Dateline Brooklyn," Artnet. 2003 Granieri, Laurie. "They'll Take Manhattan," Home News Tribune. Byrd, Cathy. "Wendy White at Solomon Projects," Art in America.
2013 Trigg, Sarah. Studio Life: Rituals, Collections, Tools, and Observations on the Artistic Process, Princeton Architectural Press. 2011 Schwabsky, Barry. Vitamin P2: New Perspectives in Painting, Phaidon Press Limited, London.
SOLO EXHIBITION CATALOGS
2014 Wendy White: Madrid Me Mata, Arts & Leisure, New York, NY Wendy White: El Campo, VAN HORN, Düsseldorf. 2013 Molon, Dominic. Wendy White: Pick Up a Knock, Andrew Rafacz, Chicago. 2013 Smith, Josh and White, Wendy. Wendy White, Maruani & Noirhomme, Brussels. 2010 Wendy White, Leo Koenig Inc., NYC.
GROUP EXHIBITION CATALOGS
2017 White, Wendy. Man Alive, published by Maruani Mercier, Brussels. 2015 Yao, John. Painting is Not Doomed to Repeat Itself, published by Hollis Taggart Galleries, NYC 2014 Bui, Phong and Flam, Jack. Come Together: Surviving Sandy, Year 1, published by Skira Editore S.p.A., Milan. 2014 Frischmann, Justine and Lawson, George. Brooklyn Bridge, published by George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco. 2012 Grunenberg, Robert and Prinz, Susanne, Wendy White & Henning Strassburger: So Athletic, published by Der Verein zur Förderung von Kunst und Kultur am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz e.V., Berlin. 2012 Idealizing the Imaginary: Illusion and Invention in Contemporary Painting, essay by Dick Goody, Oakland University Art Gallery. 2010 Quick While Still, essay by Colin Huerter, Heist Gallery, NYC. 2009 Jettison: New Ideas in Abstraction, essay by Ruth Crnkovich, Austin Peay State University. 2007 Emergent Behavior, Martin Art Gallery, Muhlenberg College.
Detroit Institute of Arts High Museum of Art Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design Shinola Hotel, Detroit Takashi Murakami Southern Poverty Law Center Taguchi Art Collection Progressive Art Collection UBS Art Collection Savannah College of Art & Design ARCO Foundation Tulip Collection Saks Fifth Avenue Red Bull North America Jimenez-Colon Collection Art Museum at the University of Kentucky