BORN 1975
  Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY
   
   
EDUCATION
   
2005 MFA | Yale University, New Haven, CT
   
1997 BA | UC Berkeley
   
   
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
   
2016 Two-person exhibition with Jennie Jieun Lee, Eleven Rivington, New York, NY
   
2015 Photography Lovers’ Peninsula, M+B, Los Angeles, CA
   
2014 Paris Photo Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
   
2013 Permanent Puberty, American Contemporary, New York, NY
  NADA Miami Beach, Miami, FL
   
2012 Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (Performance)
  Kogod Courtyard, Washington, D.C. (Performance)
  Let’s Change, Grand Arts, Kansas City, MO
   
2011 Central Utah Art Center, Ephraim, UT
  BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, curated by Laurence Sillars, Gateshead, UK
  HOT TROPICAL RAIN JAM, Museum 52, New York, NY
  MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY (Performance)
   
2010 ARTFORUM, Berlin, Germany
   
2009 Take Better Pictures, Museum 52, New York, NY
  I Am Passions, Marvelli Gallery, New York, NY
  Guild & Greyshkul, New York, NY (Performance)
   
2007 Nudes, Still Lives and Landscapes, Guild & Greshkul, New York, NY
   
2006 Please lie down and take a nap with me in my grave, Guild & Greyshkul, New York, NY
   
   
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
   
2016 New Photography, BAM, Brooklyn, NY
  Island States, Tops Gallery, Memphis, TN
  This is a Photograph, Penland Gallery, Penland, NC
  Surrogates, Griffin Art Projects, Vancouver, BC
  World Made By Hand, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, NY
  Vapegoat Rising, Arturo Bandini, Los Angeles, CA
  Cut-Up, Franklin Street Works, Stamford, CT
   
2015 Russian Doll, M+B, Los Angeles, CA
  Panic Pants, organized by Tatiana Kronberg, Essex Flowers, New York, NY
  Back to the Real, David B. Smith Gallery, Denver, CO
  Part Picture, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, ON
  Jessica Eaton, Mariah Robertson, Alison Rossiter, Cleveland Museum of Art’s Transformer Station, Cleveland, OH
  Picture/Thing, Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery, Wesleyan University Center for the Arts, CT
  Color Fields, Sandra and David Bakalar Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, MA
   
2014 Modern Alchemy: Experiments in Photography, The Heckscher Museum of Art, NY
  CHEM 101: The Science of Photography, The William Benton Museum of Art at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
  The Material Image, curated by Debra Singer, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY
  By Proxy, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY
  Me and Benjamin, curated by M+B, Galerie Xippas, Paris
  Broken Surface Artificial Matter, Halsey McKay Gallery, New York
  Aggregate Exposure, George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco
  Process Priority, Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston, MA
  A World of Its Own: Photographic Practices in the Studio, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
  Outside the Lines: Rites of Spring, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Texas
  What is a Photograph?, International Center of Photography, New York, NY
   
2013 19 New Acquisitions in Photography, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
  How Things are Made (an exhibition in 3 parts), Spot Welders, New York, NY
  Old Black, Team Gallery, New York, NY
  Under My Skin, Flowers Gallery, New York, NY
  Desire, Yancey Richardson, New York, NY
   
2012 Photography, Sculpture, Figure, M+B, Los Angeles, CA
  Out of Focus, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
  Manscape: Man as Subject and Object, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin, TX
  The Space in Between, Steven Zevitas, Boston, MA
  Second Nature: Abstract Photography Then and Now, de Cordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA
  Hi Jack!, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, NY
  Space Invaders, Lehman College Art Gallery, New York, NY
  The Hort Family Collection, New York, NY
  Someone Puts Together A Pineapple, Acme, Los Angeles, CA
   
2011 Cry Baby Presents, Los Angeles, CA
  Fight or Flight, curated by Justin Lieberman, Franklin Parrasch, New York, NY
  Process(ing), Galerie Perrotin, Paris, France
  Perfectly Damaged, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY
  Against The Way Things Go, Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert, Inc. New York, NY
  Channel to the New Image, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, NY
   
2010 Greater New York, ps1/MoMA
  Skins, OHWOW Gallery, Miami, FL
  50 Artists Photograph the Future, Higher Pictures, New York, NY
  Mexican Blanket, Museum 52, London, UK
  Color as Form: Playing the Spectrum, Silver Eye Centre for Photography, Pittsburgh, PA
  A World Like Tomorrow Wears Things Out, Sikkema Jenkins, New York, NY
  IN SIDE OUT, Susan Inglett Gallery, New York, NY
  Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York, Ny
  Transfer Function, Zieher Smith, New York, NY
   
2009 XOXO, Apartment Show, Brooklyn, NY
  If the Dogs are Barking, Apartment Show at Artists Space, New York, NY
  Experimental Photography, Marvelli Gallery, New York, NY
  The Company Presents: A Video Screening, Miami Beach, FL
  Wrong: A Program of Text and Image, Eight Veil, Los Angeles, CA
  I’m Feeling Lucky, P.P.O.W Gallery, New York, NY
  On From Here, Guildt & Greyshkul, New York, NY
   
2008 Sonata for Executioner and Various Young Women, André Schechtriem Contemporary, New York, NY
  Deadliest Catchl: Hamptons, CORE: Hamptons, NY
  From Viennese Actionism to the Triumph of Vince Young, CRG Gallery, New York, NY
  FRIENDLY, organized by Sam Clagnaz and Tommy Hartung, New York, NY
   
2007 Divine Find, Stonefox Artspace, New York, NY
  A Moving World, Gallery w52, New York, NY
  Where To: Artists Environ a Cab, The Lab, San Francisco, CA
  Practical F/X, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY
  STUFF: International Contemporary Art from the Collection of Burt Aaron, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit, MI
   
2006 Haunted States Grand Arts, Kansas City, KS
  The Truth About Susan Gescheidle, The Centre of Attention, Chicago, IL
  The SevSenth Side of the Die, Alona Kagan Gallery, New York, NY
  Help Yourself, Helen Pitt Gallery, Vancouver, BC
   
2005 Loop Video Festival, Barcelona, Spain
  Video Pleasures of the East Worth Ryder Gallery, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
  Early February, Green Hall Gallery, New Haven, CT
  Community Theater Art Space Annex, New Haven, CT
   
2003 Great Indoors, Walter Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
   
2002 Shit Hot Lucky, Tackle Gallery, Oakland, CA
  Element of the Temporary Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
   
2001 Just Short Raid Projects, Los Angeles, CA
  Red Wine & High Heels Lair of the Minotaur, San Francisco, CA
   
   
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
   
2015 “Paradoxical Abstraction,” Artpress, March 2015
  Ollman, Leah. “Mariah Robertson’s vigorous tussle with photography,” LA Times, March 13
  Slenske, Michael, “Mariah Robertson’s Bold Photographic Installations Go On Display,” Architectural Digest (blog), February 18
  Levere, Jane L., “In Huntington, an Exhibition of Pioneering Photography Through the Ages,” The New York Times, February 13
   
2014 Martinez, Alanna. “5 Artists to Watch at Paris Photo LA’s Solo Booths,” Blouin Artinfo, April 25
  Smith, Roberta. “When a Form is Given Its Room to Play,” The New York Times, February 6
  Jovanovic, Rozalia and Vanessa Yurkevich, “What is a Photograph? at the ICP”, BlouinArtinfo, February 4
  Johnson, Ken. “Digital, Analog, and Waterlogged,” The New York Times, January 30
   
2013 Russeth, Andrew. ‘Mariah Robertson: Permanent Puberty’ at American Contemporary, Gallerist NY, November 19
  Aletti, Vince. “Goings on About Town: Art-Mariah Robertson,” The New Yorker, November 15
  Small, Rachel. “Mariah Robertson’s Unplanning,” Interview Magazine. October 31
  Knoblauch, Loring. “Mariah Robertson, Permanent Puberty at American Contemporary,” Collector Daily, November 8
   
2012 McQuaid, Gabe. “Breaking Down Boundaries at Zevitas,” The Boston Globe, July 25
  Pin Up, Spring/Summer
  Rosenberg, Karen. “Another Fair Makes a Debut and Aims to Lure the Collectors Already in Town,” The New York Times, May 4
  Robertson, Mariah. “Unflattering Self Portraits,” The Huffington Post (blog), April 26
  Broomfield, Emma. “Stare Quality,” The Sunday Times Magazine-Spectrum, April 22
  Steward, Sue. “Out of Focus: Photography, Saatchi Gallery-review,” London Evening Standard, April 25
  Duponchelle, Valerie. “Quand SM la Reine Pose les Yeux Fermes, Le Figaro, April 25
  Durrant, Nancy. “Out of Focus at the Saatchi Gallery, SW3,” The Times, April 25
  Thorson, Alice. “Nothing Square About These Pics,” The Kansas City Star, February 24
  Robertson, Mariah. “Let’s Change,” Huff Post Arts, February 23
  Tuck, Geoff. “Gregory Edwards, Caitlin Lonegan, William J. O’Brian, and Mariah Robertson at Acme,” Notes on Looking, February 3
   
2011 Wiley, Chris. “Ryan Trecartin, Willem De Kooning, New York Solo Photo Shows,” Artforum, December
  Wiley, Chris. “Depth of Focus,” FRIEZE Issue 43, November – December
  Haber, John. “Remembering Abstraction,” haberarts.com, March
  “Goings on About Town, Mariah Robertson,” The New Yorker, March 12
  Bailey, Laura. “Mariah Robertson,” Laura Bailey’s Blog/Vogue.com, February 28
   
2010 Wallin, Yasha. “Synchronized Swimmers and a Conga Line at the Interview Magazine Party,” PAPER, December 3
  Kerr, Merrily. “Flash Art,” Greater New York, October
  “Goings on About Town,” The New Yorker, October
  Kerr, Merrily. Time Out New York, Issue 777, August
  Cotter, Holland. “50 Artists Photograph the Future,” New York Times, M
  “Greater New York,” Artforum, July
   
2009 Palomar. “Experimental Photography,” New Yorker Magazine, June 22
  Rosenburg, Karen. New York Times, October 23
  Ruckick, Nicole. “Critics Pick,” Artforum, October 28
  Maine, Stephen. “Mariah Robertson,” Art in America, January
   
2008 Coburn, Tyler. “Mariah Robertson: Nudes, Still Lives, and Landscapes,” Art Review, January
  Leung, Cynthia. “Naked Ambition,” Tokion, Spring
   
2007 “Supernature Times Nature,” Rocket Magazine, May
  Leung, Cynthia. “Cynthia Leung Talked to Mariah Robertson,” NY ARTS Magazine November – December
   
2006 Thorson, Alice. “A Crisis of Self,” The Kansas
   
   
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY (VIDEO)
   
2014 “Mariah Robertson’s Chemical Reactions”, ART21 New York Close Up, http://vimeo.com/109264994
   
2012 “A Naked Guy Walks into a Mariah Robertson Photo”, ART21 New York Close Up, http://vimeo.com/35019029
  “Mariah Robertson, August 2012”, http://vimeo.com/47463624
   
2011 “Mariah Robertson Wears a Yellow Suit to Work”, ART21 New York Close Up, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oBhihQnt3P0
  “Inside the Artist’s Studio: Mariah Robertson,” Paddle 8, http://vimeo.com/27207962
   
COLLECTIONS
   
  The Sir Elton John Photography Collection
  Museum of Modern Art, New York
  Los Angeles County Museum of Art
  UBS Art Collection, New York
  Cleveland Clinic, Ohio
  Bidwell Projects, Ohio
  North Carolina Museum of Art
  JP Morgan Chase Art Collection