Ellen Harvey

born in Farnborough, Kent, U.K.
Harvard College, Cambridge, MA, A.B.
Hochschule der Künste, Berlin, Germany, no degree
Yale Law School, New Haven, CT, J.D.
Independent Study Program (ISP) of the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City
Recipient of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship

lives in New York, USA

solo exhibitions (selection)
The Disappointed Tourist, Butler Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland
Missing You, ŁAŹNIA Center for Contemporary Art, Gdansk, Poland
Ellen Harvey. The Disappointed Tourist, Museum der Moderne, Salzburg
The Tourists: Ellen Harvey & J.M.W. Turner, Turner Contemporary, Margate, Kent, UK
The Disappointed Tourist, The Suburban, Milwaukee
Nostalgia, Danese/Corey, New York
The Museum of Ornamental Leaves and Other Monochromatic Collections, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia
Metal Painting, The Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia
Ellen Harvey. The Unloved, Groeningemuseum, Brugge
The Alien Guide to the Ruins of Washington DC, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
The Nudist Museum Gift Shop, DODGEgallery, New York
Arcade/Arcadia, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia
Picturesque Pictures, Galerie Gebr. Lehmann, Berlin
The Nudist Museum, Bass Museum, Miami
The Doppleganger Collections, MagnusMüller, Berlin
The Room of Sublime Wallpaper, APF Lab, New York
The Empty Collection, Meessen De Clercq, Brussels
Beautiful Ruin, Center for Contemporary Art, Warsaw
Private Collections, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia
The Museum of Failure, Luxe Gallery, New York
Bad Mirror, Galerie Gebr. Lehmann, Dresden
Beautiful / Ugly, MagnusMüller, Berlin
Mirror, The Peddie School, Hightstown
Florida, Schmidt Gallery, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton
Mirror, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia
New Is Old, Center for Contemporary Art, Warsaw
Context is Everything, Müllerdechiara Gallery, Berlin
A Whitney for the Whitney at Philip Morris, Whitney Museum at Phillip Morris, New York
I See Myself in You, De Chiara/Stewart Gallery, New York
Low Tech Special Effects, Marella Arte Contemporanea, Milan
Painting is a Low Tech Special Effect, De Chiara/Stewart Gallery, New York
Some Polaroid Paintings, Stefan Stux Gallery, New York
Winding Sheet, Saint Peter’s Church, New York
Alexandre de Folin Gallery, New York
Sleeping Beauty, Red Mill Gallery, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson
Ellen Harvey: Paintings, The International Monetary Fund, Washington, D.C.
projects (selection)
Atlantis, a new artwork by Ellen Harvey, installation, Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami
Repeat, installation, St. Amalberga Church, Bossuit
Ex/Change your Luck, Art Production Fund at the Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas
imaginary travels, Amerika Haus, Berlin
Bad for you, Shizaru Gallery, London
Fossil, Andover IRS Building, Andover
Mathematical Star, Marcy Plaza, New York
Museum Show Part 1, Arnolfini, Bristol
Belvedere. Why is Landscape Beautiful?, Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck, Remagen
Moon Mirrors, IRS Facility, Andover
Quilt, Marcy Plaza, New York
The Forest of Parnassus, University of California, San Francisco
Home of the Stars, Yankee Stadium Station, New York
Door, University of California, Parnassus Campus, San Francisco
Alive!, Luxe Gallery, New York
Carpet, Francisco Station, Chicago
Look Up Not Down, Queens Plaza Subway, New York
Picture Window, 1804 N. Calvert Street, Baltimore
Dreamland Artist Club, Coney Island, New York
100 Free Portraits, various locations, New York
New York Beautification Project, various locations, New York
group exhibitions (selection)
Max Goes for a Walk (in Max Beckmann: Departure), Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich
Sommer Gruppenausstellung, Galerie Gebr. Lehmann, Dresden
Taking Space: Contemporary Women Artists and the Politics of Scale, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia
When the Brough Breaks, HUB-Robenson Center, Penn State, University Park, PA, USA
Life During Wartime (virtual exhibition), University of South Florida Art Museum, Tampa, FL
Weather Report. (A group exhibition curated by Richard Klein), The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut
When the Bough Breaks, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust 937 Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
In Ruins, Meadow Arts, Witley Court, Great Witley, Worcesterhsire
Island Universe, Project 59, Governors Island, NY
Ornaments and other Refrigerator Magnets, Children's Museum of the Arts, New York
Freimütig, Dramaturgie: Tulga Beyerle, Galerie Gebr. Lehmann, Dresden
Really, Wilding Cran Gallery, Los Angeles
Post-Election, September, Hudson, New York
The Museum Imagined, DANESE / COREY, New York
Et in Arcadia Ego-Weltchaos&Idylle, Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Kleve
25, Galerie Gebr. Lehmann, Berlin
Time will Tell, Croft Castle, Yarpole
present exchange your luck, P3 Studio, Las Vegas
Bad for you, Shizaru Gallery, London
Dorian Gray, SecondGuest Gallery, New York
Perpetual Conceptual: Echoes of Eugenia Butler, LAND, West Hollywood
Mirror, Mirror, Airplane Gallery, New York
Arcadian Boxes, Siakos.Hanappe, Athens
Alpine Desire, Austrian Cultural Forum, New York
when a tree falls in the park, Solyst Skulpturenpark, Jyderup
Calling Beauty, Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus
Zeigen. An Audio Tour through Berlin by Karin Sander, Temporäre Kunsthalle, Berlin
The Picturesque, S.M.A.K., Ghent
Pittoresk. Neue Perspektiven auf das Landschaftsbild, Marta Herford, Herford
Two Places at One Time, Museo de Arte de Ponce, Ponce
Thoreau Reconsidered, Concord Art Association, Concord
Whitney Biennial at Whitney Museum, New York
Something From Nothing, Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans
Videoartworld, Inciarte, Seville
Delicatessen, Schmidt Gallery, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton
A Time to Build Up, Frederike Taylor Gallery, New York
Places, Luxe Gallery, New York
Generation 1.5, Queens Museum, New York
Thoreau Reconsidered, Wave Hill, New York
You Won’t Feel A Thing, Wyspa Institute of Art, Gdansk
Face to Face, Lorenzo Bruni, Florence
No Physical Residue, Evolution de L’Art, Bratislava
Space Control, Assab One, Milan
Unsung, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York
Ebayaday, www.ebayaday.com
You won’t feel a Thing, Kunsthaus Dresden, Dresden
Cluster, El Particular, Mexico City
Tina B. Festival of Contemporary Art, National Gallery, Prague
What a Great Space You Have, Luxe Gallery, New York
Flaming June, Spanierman Contemporary, New York
Pixel Visions, The Visual Arts Gallery, University of Alabama, Birmingham
Berlin/NewYork, ArtEmbassy, Berlin
Places Real & Imagined, Al-Hamra Arts Council, Lahore
Eigenheim, Kunstverein, Göttingen
Heile Welt: works from the Schmidt-Drenhaus collection, Kupferstich-Kabinett, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Dresden
Sublime, Luxe Gallery, New York
Singular, Galerie SE, Bergen
Cluster, Participant Inc., New York
Super! Triennial for Visual Arts, Fashion & Design, Hasselt
Co-Dependent, The Living Room, Miami
The Gift, Queens Museum, New York
Buttons Up NY, D.U.M.B.O. Arts Center, New York
NextNextArt, Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York
Home, Crawford Municipal Gallery, Cork
It’s not about Sex, Luxe Gallery, New York
759 Running Feet, Gwangju Art Museum, Gwangju
Post Notes, Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis
Somewhere over the Rainbow, The Garage, Jersey City
Polaroid als Geste, Museum für Photographie, Brunswick
Onder Kunstenaars en Organisaties, Z-33: Freespace, Hasselt
Post Notes, ICA, London
Screen Spirit, Städtische Galerie Bremen, Bremen
Interventions, Fine Arts Center, Bowling Green
Viewing Images of Peculiar Origins, Kunstmühle, Mürsbach
Young Americans, Galerie SE, Bergen
Health & Safety, Wyspa Institute of Art, Gdansk
Timeless / Timelines, Aljira, Newark
Simply Drawn, Luxe Gallery, New York
A araneia . A coleccion, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea, Santiago de Compostela
One in a Million, Austrian Cultural Forum, New York
Notes on Renewed Appropriationisms, The Project, Los Angeles
Stop and Stor, Luxe Gallery, New York
Supereal, Marella Arte Contemporanea, Milan
Flix, Rubicon Gallery, Dublin
Harlem Postcards, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York
In Practice, Sculpture Center, New York
Prague Biennial 1, National Museum, Prague
On and Off the Wall, Phillips de Pury & Luxembourg, New York
Free Manifesta, Frankfurt/Main
Juegos de Escala, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea, Santiago de Compostela
Shuffling the Deck, Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton
After Matisse/Picasso, P.S.1, New York
Moving Faces, Outline, Amsterdam
637 Running Feet: Black & White Wall Drawings by 14 Artists, Queens Museum, New York
One Fine Day, Block Gallery, Sydney
Fake, Post Gallery, Los Angeles
Freespace 4, Z-33: Freespace, Hasselt
Painting as Paradox, Artist Space, New York
Block Party, Bellwether Gallery, New York
Thresholding, SMART Project Space, Amsterdam
Benefit Show, White Columns, New York
Briefcase, various locations, Sydney
One Fine Day, 34K, Berlin
Hier ist Dort 2, Secession Museum, Vienna
Against the Wall, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia
Culturefest, Bryant Park, New York
Art Transplant: British Artists in New York, British Consulate, New York
Made in the Shade, P.S.1, New York
The Brewster Project, Brewster
Screen, Spencer Brownstone Gallery, New York
First Person Singular, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle
Lecture Lounge vol. 2, P.S.1 Museum’s Clocktower Gallery, New York
P.S.1 Open Studio, New York
Strangers / Étrangers, P.S.1 Museum’s Clocktower Gallery, New York
In/SITE/Out, Apex Art, New York
Lecture Lounge vol. 1, P.S.1 Museum’s Clocktower Gallery, New York
The Pierogi Flatfiles, Block Artspace, Kansas City
Serial Number, Gale Gates et al., New York
Where are all the people?, De Chiara/Stewart Gallery, New York
The Pierogi Flatfiles, Post Gallery, Los Angeles
Brooklyn Zoo, Museé d’Arte Moderne, Sainte-Etienne
Brooklyn Zoo, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart
Environmentally Concerned II, Bronx River Art Center, New York
Face-à-Face, Kunstpanorama, Lucerne
The Pierogi Flatfiles, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco
Porträt, Kunsthaus Erfurt, Erfurt
International Art Weekend: Open Day, OMI International Arts Center, New York
Exchange, 16 Beaver Street, New York
Imaging the Wunderboard, London Biennale, London
Block Party, Bellwether Gallery, New York
Paint on Paint. Benefit Art Exhibition, Martina Detterer Galerie, Frankfurt/Main
North America, Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju
Super Duper New York, Pierogi 2000, New York
Ten Thousand Reflections, Dilmos, Miami
Holiday Inn, Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown
Smile of Forsyth, ACC Gallery, Weimar
XMAS, Kent Gallery, New York
The Flatfiles, Rosenwald - Wolf Gallery, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia
Surface Tension, Art in General, New York
Office, Staff USA Gallery, New York
2nd Annual Portrait Show, Jorgensen Gallery, New York
Parking, Highbridge Park, New York
Five29Ninety9, St. Ann’s Church, New York
Open Studio Exhibition, The Whitney Independent Study Program, New York
Portrait, AU base Gallery, New York
Ellen Harvey / Paul Villinski. Emerging Artists Program, CGS&H, New York
Pierogi goes to College, Bard College, Rhinebeck
The Flatfiles, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie
From Here, High Street Project Gallery, Christchurch
Pierogi 2000: New York Presents the Flatfiles, Passage Galerie, Künstlerhaus, Vienna
American Living, Hereart, New York
13, Alexandre de Folin Gallery, New York
New York Drawers, Cornerhouse, Manchester
New York Drawers, Gasworks, London
Emerging Artist, Hereart, New York
Giftland VI: Consumption, Printed Matter, New York
Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Water: Ellen Harvey, Elizabeth Castagna & Gina Bonati, Hereart, New York
Current Undercurrent: Working in Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York
Flatfiles, Pierogi 2000, New York
Tinsel Tower: Clothing, P.S.1 Museum’s Clocktower Gallery, New York
The Sit-In, P.S.1 Museum’s Clocktower Gallery, New York
Some of Our Own, CGS&H, New York
Fish Heads, Max Fish, New York
solo publications (selection)
The Disappointed Tourist, text: Th. Sadowsky, T. Teufel, Chr. Viveros-Fauné, editor: Thomas Sadowsky für das Museum der Moderne, Salzburg, publisher: Snoeck Verlagsgesellschaft
Mirror, publisher: Pennsylvania Academy of The Fine Arts
New York Beautification Project, publisher: Gregory R. Miller & Company
group publications (selection)
Et in Arcadia Ego, text: Harald Kunde, Susanne Figner, u.a., editor: Freundeskreis Museum Kurhaus Kleve und Koekkoek-Haus Kleve e.V.