ANDREW PRAYZNER

Born 1973, Boston, MA

Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

 

Solo Exhibitions

2016   Horizontals, Morgan Lehman, New York, NY

2015   One Hundred Views of Nothing, Studio Kura, Itoshima, Japan

2013   Passage, TSA, Brooklyn, NY

2012   Anomies, Ethel Walker School Gallery, Simsbury, CT

2011   New Pictures, Work Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2002  The Future Decays, Visual Research, New Haven, CT

 

Selected Group Exhibitions (* denotes two person exhibition)

2016

In this Place, C2C/wc, San Francisco, CA

Lost Cause, TSA, Brooklyn, NY

Open Space, Björn Meyer-Ebrecht Studio, Brooklyn, NY

2015

This Dust, GSL Projekt, Berlin, Germany

Parallels, Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, CT

April 11th, 2015 / Pawtucket, Improvised Showboat, Pawtucket, RI

Deep End, Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY

Reactivator, Active Space, Brooklyn, NY

Ten Part Invention, Jaus, Los Angeles, CA

Text Me, Hazan Projects, New York, NY

Outlet Annual Invitational, Outlet, Brooklyn, NY

Befana's Secret Booty, Orgy Park, Brooklyn, NY

2014

Grab Bag, curated by Will Hutnick and Polly Schindler, Trestle Projects, Brooklyn, NY

Exchange Rates: This Dust, curated by GSL Projekt, TSA, Brooklyn, NY

One Plus One, Schelfhaudt Gallery, University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT

Wonder + Awe, curated by Margaret Vaughn, Silpe Gallery, University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT

2013 

In Search Of.., organized by Dustin Dennis, Amanda Lechner and Christopher Ulivo; TSA, Brooklyn, NY

Correspondence, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Philadelphia, PA

2012

In Search Of…, organized by Dustin Dennis, Amanda Lechner and Christopher Ulivo; The Art and Design Gallery at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, KS

2011    

Overnighter curated by Leigh Ruple, Vaudeville Park, Brooklyn, NY

Discrete Power, organized by Vizkult, Judson Memorial Church, New York, NY

The Unsettled, University of Delaware Gallery, Philadelphia, PA    

2010 

Defining Moments, Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, CT 

Art Sync, NHTC, New Haven, CT

2009    

 Manifest Destinations, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Philadelphia, PA*

A Taste of Young New York, Dvorak Sec Contemporary, Prague, Czech Republic

Viking Mountain Funeral, Celestial Suitcase Presents, Brooklyn, NY

Morsel Remains, Morsel Art Space, Long Island City, NY

2008    

Night of 1000 Drawings, Artists Space, New York, NY

Dream Tigers, curated by Brian Zegeer, Vaudeville Park, Brooklyn, NY 

2007    

Memory Minister, curated by Tracy Candido, Chashama, New York, NY

Boxtown Miami, Secret Project Robot, Miami, FL

Flatfile Portfolio, David Krut Projects, New York, NY

American Idyll, LaPelle Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2006     

Subdivision: Visions of Suburbia, curated by Matthew Best, District of Columbia Arts Center, Washington DC

Images of the North, SIM Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland

2005    

Operation: RAW, curated by Jane Irish, Icebox Project Space, Philadelphia, PA

SCOPE: Miami, Townhouse Hotel, Miami Beach, FL

SCOPE: London, St. Martin’s Lane, London, England

Introductions, Irvine Contemporary Art, Washington, DC

Voxennial, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA

University of Pennsylvania MFA Thesis Show, Icebox Project Space, Philadelphia, PA

2004 

The Rain Event: Postcards to the CAC, Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, LA                          

Works on Paper 2004, juried by Jordan Kantor, Arcadia University Art Gallery, Glenside, PA 

2003    

Radius, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT

Product: Comments on Consumer Culture, Athens Institute for Contemporary Art, Athens, GA

ArtWork, CHELA Gallery, Baltimore, MD 

2002

Group Show, The Dealership, Brooklyn, NY

Urban/Suburban, Gallery 13, Danbury, CT*

2001 

Salon III, Oni Gallery, Boston, MA 

Contemporary 3, Period Gallery, Omaha, NE 

2000 

Refugees + Immigration, Gallery of Social/Political Art, Boston, MA Vital Signs: Drawing as Inquiry, Creative Art Workshop Gallery, New Haven, CT 

1998    

No England, No Amsterdam, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT 

Contemporary Visions, The University Gallery, University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT 

 

Education

MFA 2005 University of Pennsylvania 

BFA 1996, University of Hartford

 

Press

Rene Kaiser, "This Dust" review, this is tomorrow, March 18, 2015

Benjamin Sutton, “Making Cents of Exchange Rates Bushwick”, Hyperallergic, October 27, 2014

Gorky’s Granddaughter, studio visit interview, www.gorkysgranddaughter.com, September 2013

Gorky’s Granddaughter, studio visit interview, www.gorkysgranddaughter.com, March 2011

Edith Newhall, “Galleries: Dark Duo”, Philadelphia Inquirer, July 19, 2009

Libby Rosof, “First Friday- an Introspective Fourth of July”, Fallon and Rosof ArtBlog, July 7, 2009

Libby Rosof, “Survival Plan for First Friday”, Fallon and Rosof ArtBlog, May 5, 2007

Libby Rosof, “Summer in the City: American Idyll at LaPelle”, Fallon and Rosof ArtBlog, August 10, 2006

Susanne Utzt, ” Provincial Art? Surprises in DC” (translated from German), WELT Online, January 26, 2006

Libby Rosof, “RAW Bits-more Ice Box Morsels”, Fallon and Rosof ArtBlog, September 24, 2005

JT Kirkland, “DC Roundup”, Thinking About Art, August 12 2005

Roberta Fallon, ‘Vox to the System”, Philadelphia Weekly, June 15-21, 2005

Libby Rosof, “Art Camp”, Fallon and Rosof ArtBlog, June 6, 2005

Rondeau, James, New American Paintings: MFA Annual 2004, Boston, MA, February 2005 

Angell, Marisa, “Sense of Place: Architecture and Built Landscape in Contemporary Connecticut Art”, Art in New England, Brighton, MA, February/March 2000

 

Residencies

Studio Kura, Fukuoka, Japan, June 2015

Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY, July 2014

Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY, July-August 2012

Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY, June 2011

Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, January 2008

SIM, Reykjavik, Iceland, November 2005 

Burren College of Art, Ballyvaughn, Ireland, June-August 1994

 

Teaching Experience

2016-2007
Housatonic Community College, Bridgeport, CT

2016-2015
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2016-2012
Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, NY

2016-2013
Suffolk County Community College, Selden, NY

2014-2011
Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY

2005
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA


Related Experience

2016-2014
Co-Director, Tiger Strikes Asteroid NY, Brooklyn, NY

2016
Juror, Visiting Artist, Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY

2016
Panel Discussion Moderator, Autonomy, New York Creative Salon, New York, NY

2015
Panel Discussion Moderator, Artist as Curator, Select Art Fair, New York, NY


Curatorial Projects

2016,
Field Studies, Tiger Strikes Asteroid NY, Brooklyn, NY

2015
The Two States of W.W., Tiger Strikes Asteroid NY, Brooklyn, NY
World is New, Space Available, Brooklyn, NY

2010
True Singing is a Different Breathing, Vaudeville Park, Brooklyn, NY

2008
Avatar Atavistic, Vaudeville Park, Brooklyn, NY

 

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