BORN 1977, Chicago
  Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY
   
   
EDUCATION
   
2002 M.F.A. New York University, New York NY
   
2000 B.A. Wabash College, Crawfordsville, IN
   
   
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
   
2016 St. Marks, Luce Gallery, Torino, Italy
  Highlights, M+B, Los Angeles, CA
   
2015 Back and Forth, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
   
2014 Past/Present, Pace London Gallery, London, United Kingdom
  Nathaniel Mary Quinn: Species, Bunker 259 Gallery, Greenpoint, Brooklyn
   
2013 The MoCADA Windows, Museum of Contemporary and African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA), Brooklyn, NY
  Artist Salon, Private art gathering and opening, Brooklyn, NY
   
2011 Glamour and Doom, Synergy Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
   
2008 Deception, Animals, Blood, Pain, Harriet’s Alter Ego Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
   
2007 The Majic Stick, Rush Arts Gallery, Curator Derrick Adams, New York, NY
  The Boomerang Series, Colored Illustrations/One Person Exhibition: “The Sharing Secret”
  Children’s Book, written by author LaShell Wooten, The Children’s Museum of the Arts, New York, NY
   
2006 Urban Portraits/Exalt Fundraiser Benefit, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY
  Couture-Hustle, Steele Life Gallery, Chicago, IL
   
   
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
   
2018 Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, College of Charleston School of the Arts, Charleston, SC
   
2016 Still/Moving: Photographs and Video Art from the DeWoody Collection, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
  like·ness, Albertz Benda, New York, NY
   
2015 Unrealism, organized by Jeffrey Deitch and Larry Gagosian, Miami, FL
  5 x 5: Other Voices, Litvak Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
  Russian Doll, M+B, Los Angeles, CA
  American Survey Pt: I, Papillon Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  Here He Come: Black Jesus, Rawson Projects, Brooklyn, NY
  Driscoll Babcock Gallery, New York, NY
   
2014 Ballroom Marfa Benefit Gala, Prince George Ballroom, November 10, New York, NY
  Frieze London Art Fair, Pace London Gallery, London, United Kingdom
  Whitney Museum of American Art | Art Auction Party, Highline Stages, New York, NY
  Look At Me: Portraits from Manet to the Present, Leila Heller Gallery, New York, NY
   
2013 American Beauty, Susan-Inglett Gallery, New York, NY
  Corpus Americus, Driscoll Babcock Gallery, New York, NY
  Doin’ It In The Park, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY
   
2012 SITE Project, The Humanities Gallery; Long Island University; Brooklyn Campus, Brooklyn, NY
   
2011 Alumni Group Exhibition, Wabash College Contemporary Art Gallery, Crawfordsville, IN
   
2010 Gold Rush Awards Benefit Auction, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY
   
2009 Children’s Museum of the Arts Art Auction, Children’s Museum of the Arts, New York, NY
  Luck of the Draw, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY
   
2008 Macro-Micro, Gallery Satori, New York, NY
  The Mythic Female, Gallery Satori, New York, NY
   
2007 Rush For Life Benefit Exhibition, Rush Arts Gallery; Rush Philanthropic & Arts Foundation, New York, NY
  BOMB’s Magazine 26th Anniversary Gala honoring Kara Walker & Irving Sandler; Silent Art Auction; Livet Reichard | The Park, New York, NY
   
2006 Fragmentations of the Self: Smeared, Smudged, Marked, Drawn, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY
   
2004 Phat Farm Show, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY
  The National African American Arts Exhibition, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY
  Exhibition of Recent Charcoal Drawings; The Wooster Arts Space, New York, NY
  AIM 23, Artist-in-the-Marketplace; The Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York, NY
   
   
SELECTED PRESS
   
2016 Krasinski, Jessica. “Nathaniel Mary Quinn,” ELLE Decor, November 2016 Issue
  Boutboul, Charlotte. “Artist to Watch: Nathaniel Mary Quinn,” Whitewall, August 16, 2016
  Agustsson, Sola. “Piecing It All Together: Nathaniel Mary Quinn Transfigures a Shattered World,” Artsland, May 31, 2016
  Mizota, Sharon. “From housing project to gallery wall: Nathaniel Mary Quinn's portraits put subjects in a new light,” Los Angeles Times, May 25, 2016
  “Interview with Dexter Winberly,” Issue Magazine, May 13, 2016
  Powers, Bill. “’Art Derives From Everything in Life’: A Talk with Nathaniel Mary Quinn,” Artnews, May 12, 2016
  Saltz, Jerry. “11 Artists Poised to Have Breakout Years in 2016,” New York Magazine, April 22, 2016
  Thomason, John. “Still/Moving Plumbs Collector’s Eclectic Psyche,” Boca Raton Magazine, April 1, 2016
   
2015 Walker, Julie. “17 Brilliant Black Artists Featured at Art Basel in Miami,” The Root; December 6, 2015
  “Nathaniel Mary Quinn’s portraits recreate the grotesque specters of the Robert Taylor Homes,” Chicago Reader; October 13, 2015
  Fair, Audrey. “Must-See Art Guide: Chicago,” Artnet News, September 17, 2015
  Pepi, Mike. “Vision Quest: An artist channels his past through his painting,” Modern Painters, September 2015
   
2014 “Nathaniel Mary Quinn: Past/Present at Pace London,” Arts & Culture; Arts Observed; London September 20, 2014
  Clark, Nick. “Nathaniel Mary Quinn: Artist Who Grew Up in Chicago Poverty Chooses London for First Show,” Arts & Entertainment, The Independent; London, September 12, 2014
  Frank, Priscilla, “Nathaniel Mary Quinn’s Disfigured Portraits Would Make Even Francis Bacon Shudder,” Arts & Culture, Huffington Post, September 9, 2014
  “Nathaniel Mary Quinn: Past/Present,” Arts & Culture; One-Person Exhibition at Pace London; TimeOut London, September 8, 2014
  “An Unusual Artist: Nathaniel Mary Quinn,” Another Magazine; London, September 7, 2014
  Jean, Ella. “Being Past/Present: An Interview with Nathaniel Mary Quinn,” Arts & Culture, Loose Lips Magazine; London, September 6, 2014
  Van Spall, India. “The Blood of Violence and Academia Clash in this New Show,” Arts & Culture, Dazed and Confused Magazine; London, September 4, 2014
  “Nathaniel Mary Quinn: Past/Present,” Arts & Culture; London Evening Standard; One-Person Exhibition at Pace London, September, 2014.
  “D.C. Art Collector Rebuilds a Bolder Collection After a Fire,” Interview of Peggy Cooper Cafritz one of the country’s leading collectors of African-American Contemporary Art; author Diane Brady; Bloomberg Businessweek, New York, NY, March 19, 2014
  Bunyard, Jesc. “The Interview: Nathaniel Mary Quinn,” Arts & Culture, Hunger TV; London, August 27, 2014
  Kealoha, Ami and Sheena Sood. “Nathaniel M. Quinn: ‘Deception, Animals, Blood, and Pain,’” one-person exhibition, Harriet's Alter Ego Gallery, Cool Hunting Online Newspaper, February 28, 2008
  Wimberly, Dexter. "Nathaniel Mary Quinn: 'King Kong Ain't Got Nothing On Me,'" Art Review + Interview, New York, NY February 21, 2014
  Cotter, Holland. “American Beauty,” art review of group exhibition at Susan-Inglett Gallery, The New York Times, January 23, 2014
   
2010 Womack, Ytasha. “Post Black: How a New Generation is Redefining African-American Identity,” excerpt/comment from artist on contemporary black culture and fine art, published by Lawrence Hill Books, Chicago, IL 2010
   
2007 The Magik Stick Brochure, One-Person Exhibition, Rush Arts Gallery, September 2007
   
2004 "Suit Shows," Illustrations for Children's Book, The McClendon Report Publishing Company, Hammond, Indiana Press, 2004
  Review of AIM 23/Bronx Museum of the Arts, Time Out New York Magazine, April 2004
  The Hampton News, Review of Group Exhibition/The Wooster Arts Space, Arts & Leisure, November, 2004
  The New York Times in Westchester, Review of AIM 23/Bronx Museum of the Arts, Arts & Leisure, April 2004
  The Daily News, 2004, full page article written on one-person show at Five Myles Gallery, New York
   
2002 The Chicago Reader, 2002, full-page article written on body of work and art exhibitions
   
   
ARTIST TALKS & LECTURES
   
2008 The College of New Rochelle, Brooklyn Campus, Brooklyn, NY, October 2008; Lecture on History of 20th Century African American Art accompanied by social influences of Alain Locke
   
2007 The College of New Rochelle, Brooklyn Campus, Brooklyn, NY, October 2007; Lecture on the relationship between the History of Art and Contemporary Painters
   
2005 The College of New Rochelle, Brooklyn Campus, Brooklyn, NY, October 2005; Lecture on the relationship between the History of Art and Contemporary Art
  The College of New Rochelle, Brooklyn Campus, Brooklyn, NY, October 2005: Lecture on Contemporary African American Art and Identity
   
2004 The College of New Rochelle, Brooklyn Campus, Brooklyn, NY, January 2004; Lecture on Inner-city Urban Class, Poverty, and Public Tenement Housing Complexes
  Brooklyn College, Africana Studies Department, Brooklyn, NY, January 2004: Lecture on Hip-Hop Culture in America + Transnational impact of Hip Hop culture on Contemporary Art
   
   
AWARDS, GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS
   
  Center for the Book Arts Prize Nominee, New York, 2008
  Joan Mitchell Painting and Sculpture Foundation Fellowship Nominee, New York, 2005
  Bronx Museum of the Arts, AIM (Artist-in-the-Marketplace) artist-in-residence prize winner; New York, 2004
  Freedom School Award, Chicago, IL, 2002
  President’s Service Awards, Resident Assistant, New York University, 2002
  Nia Award Winner; Lorraine Hansberry Artistic/Performance/Fine Arts Award, New York University, 2002
  National Arts Club Prize Winner, New York City, 2002
  National Arts Club First Prize Winner, New York City, 2001
  OASIS ISM-Project Grant, New York University, 2001
  Opportunity Fellowship, New York University, 2000-2002
  Phi Beta Kappa Prize, Wabash College, 2000
  Malcolm X Institute Award, Malcolm X Institute of Black Studies, Wabash College, 2000
   
COLLECTIONS
   
  Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
  Art Institute of Chicago, IL
  Sheldon Museum of Art, NE
  Burger Collection, Hong Kong
  Pizzuti Collection, OH