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Biography

Born in 1975
Lives and works in New York City

Education

2002
MFA, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts

1999
BFA, San Francisco Art institute, San Francisco, California

Solo Exhibitions

2012
Klemens Gasser Tanja Grunert, New York

2010
Bartha Contemporary, London

2008
Schlechtriem Brothers, Berlin, Germany
Galerie von Bartha, Basel, Switzerland

2007
Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert, Inc., New York

2006
Hidde Van Seggelen, London
Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert, Inc., New York

2004
Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert, Inc., New York

2003
Paintings, Carlson Tower Gallery, Northpark University, Chicago, Illinois

Group Exhibitions

2010
“No New Thing Under the Sun”, Royal Academy of Arts, London
“… umso mehr”, Kunsthalle Göppingen, Göppingen, Germany
“Hyping the Real”, Stephane Simoens Contemporary Fine Art, Knokke-Zoute, Belgium

2009
“The Source of Inspiration”, Von Bartha Garage, Basel, Switzerland
Volta Show, New York
“…es que no lo entiendo”, mas ART, Barcelona, Spain

2008
“En Face / Surface”, Galerie Grita Insam, Vienna, Austria
“Desenhos Estranhos [Uncanny Drawings]”, Porta 33, Funchal, Ilha da Madeira, Portugal.

2007
“Vernissage”, C2C, Berlin, Germany
“The New Generation”, Galerie von Bartha, Basel, Switzerland
“Stuff”, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit, Michigan
“Small is Beautiful”, Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert, Inc, New York
“Blood Meridian”, Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin, Germany

2006
“Six Feet Under”, Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Switzerland
“FACES”, BFAS Blondeau Fine Arts Services, Geneva, Switzerland
“Subject: Contemporary Portraiture”, Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London, Connecticut
“Of Mice and Men”, The 4th Berlin Biennial for Contemporary Art, Berlin Germany
“Big Paintings, Small Paintings, White Sculpture”, The Cartin Collection, G-Fox building, Hartford, Connecticut
“NEW WORK”, Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert, Inc., New York

2005
“New Talents”, Art Cologne 2005, Cologne, Germany
“Did you hear the one about the Irishman and the Swiss who opened an art gallery on a beach……”, Me-di-um, St. Barthélemy, French West Indies
“Flower Power”, Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert, Inc., New York

2004
“Robert Barry, Benjamin Cottam, Thomas Locher, Olivier Mosset”, Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert, Inc., New York
“Sadie Hawkins Dance”, Southfirst Arts, Brooklyn, New York
“Portraits”, Esso Gallery, New York, New York
“Works on Paper”, Southfirst Arts, Brooklyn, New York

2002
“Salon V”, The Oni Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts

2001
“The 17th Drawing Show”, Boston Center for the Arts, Mills Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
“Salon IV”, The Oni Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
“Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition”, Tufts University Gallery, Aidekman Arts Center, Medford, Massachusetts
“Salon III”, The Oni Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts

1999
“Salon”, The Adams Art Space, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, California
“Zyzzyva”, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, California

Bibliography

2006
Art in America, “Review of Exhibitions – Benjamin Cottam at Gasser & Grunert”, Brian Bucher, November 2006, p. 202, 203
Die Welt, “Die Kunst 06 Zürich freut sich über ein junges Publikum”, Von Marion Zipfel, December 2, 2006
Monopol “Monopol Watchlist – Benjamin Cottam”, Oliver Koerner von Gustorf, Nr. 3/2006, p. 55
Of Mice and Men: 4thBerlin Biennial for Contemporary Art, “Exhibition Guide”, Renate Wagner, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany, 2006, p. 136, 137
Of Mice and Men: 4thBerlin Biennial for Contemporary Art, “Catalogue”, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany, 2006, p. 210, 211
Kunstforum, “Wir Sind Kunst – Die 4. Berlin Biennale: Von Mausen und Menschen”, Thomas Wulffen, No. 180, May/June 2006
Kunst-Bulletin, “La Condition Humaine: Von Mausen und Menchen”, Patricia Grzonka, No.5, May 2006
Handelsblatt, “Kind Der Schwarzen Galle: Leben hinter grauen Schleiern – Die Berlin Biennale zeichnet ein pessimistiches Menschenbild”, Chr. Herchenroder, March 31st, 2006
Kuntstzeitung, “Von Mausen und Menschen: Die 4. berlin biennale”, Karlheinz Schmid, No. 116, April 2006
Desenhos [drawings] A-Z, Colecção Madeira Corporate Services, editor Adriano Pedrosa, p. 56

2005
Westdeutsche Zeitung, “Kunstmesse Art Cologne: Katharina die Große zu Besuch”, Von Helga Meister, October 31st, 2005
Frankfurter Allgemeine “Wer alles gefördert wird in den Kojen der Art Cologne: Die jugendlichen Hochbegabten in Köln”, Von Catrin Lorch, October 27th, 2005, p. B 5

2004
The New York Times, “Sadie Hawkins Dance”, Holland Cotter, June 25th, 2004, p. B-33
The Village Voice, “Voice Choices”, May 12-18, 2004 Vol. XLIX No. 19 p. 60
The New York Times, “Sampling Brooklyn, Keeper of Eclectic Flames”, Holland Cotter, January 23rd, 2004, p. E-29

1999
The Harvard Crimson, “‘Salon’ at the Adams House Art Space”, Annie Bourneuf, December 17th, 1999, p. B-5
Zyzzyva, Vol. XV, No. 1, Spring 1999; Self Portrait # 5, Pencil on Paper