Born in 1974, in Wheeling, West Virginia. Lives and works in New York.

 

 

Selected solo exhibitions

 

2014

 

Head and Hands: My Black Angel, Art Seen, Nitehawk Cinema, New York

Keep Moving, The Power Plant, Ontario, Canada

Hey… Oh No… You’re Pretty, Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin

Head and Hands: My Black Angel, curated by Alissa Bennett and Abel Ferrara, Soho House Berlin

 

2013

 

Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Los Angeles

 

2011

 

Goner, Salon 94 Bowery, New York

 

2010

 

Goner, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo La Conservera, Murcia, Spain

Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin

francesca kaufmann, Milan

 

2009

 

Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, Cleveland (September – January 2010)

Contemporary Art Center New Orleans, New Orleans

Hammer Projects, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles

Aïda Ruilova: The Singles 1999-Now, The Banff Centre, Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff Canada

 

2008

 

Aïda Ruilova:The Singles 1999-Now, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, traveling to Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, Saint Louis

Two-timers, Galerie Guido W Baudach, Berlin

Sketch Gallery, London

 

2007

 

The Silver Globe, The Kitchen, New York, NY

Lulu, Salon 94, New York

 

2006

 

Vilma Gold, London

Countdowns, francesca kaufmann, Milan, Italy


2005

 

Lets Go, Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, NY

Endings, Franklin Art Works, Minneapolis, MN

 

2004


Projektrum: Aïda Ruilova, Gallery Charlotte Lund, Stockholm, Sweden

Lets Go, The Moore Space, Miami, FL

 

2003

 

Untitled, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annadale-on-Hudson, NY

 

2002

 

Come to Life, Salon 94, in collaboration with Artemis Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, NY

 

2000

 

White Room, White Columns, NY



Selected group exhibitions

 

2014

 

Reading List: Artists’ Selections from the MoMA Library Collection, MoMa Library, New York

The Crime was Almost Perfect, Witte de With, Rotterdam, curated by Cristina Ricupero

 

2012

 

Armitage Gone Dance, Abrons Arts Center, New York

 

2011

 

Expanded Territory, KAI10 | Arthena Foundation, Dusseldorf, curated by Zdenek Felix

Commercial Break, curated by Neville Wakefield Garage Projects, 54th Venice Biennale

Flash: Light, Festival of ideas, New Museum, New York

Haunted: Contemporary Photography/Video/Performance, Guggenheim, Bilbao

Ars Apokalipsis. Kunst und Kollaps, Kunstverein Kreis Güthersloh, Güthersloh

 

2010

 

Art in the Auditorium 2, Ballroom Marfa, Marfa, TX (traveling to Whitechapel, London and GAMeC, Bergamo)

 

2009

 

Las Linea de la Mano, Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City Black Mondays, Kathleen Cullen Fine Arts, New York, curated by Thomas McDonell

 

2008

 

Slightly Unbalanced, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL

Sympathy for the Devil: Art and Rock and Roll Since 1967, Musée d’art contemporain, Montreal

Tarantula, Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Milan

Busan Biennial, Busan Museum of Contemporary Art, Busan

 

2007

 

Between Two Deaths, ZKM Media Museum, Karlsruhe

Sympathy for the Devil, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

Exhibitionism, CCS Bard Hessel Museum, New York

Pensee Sauvage, Kunstverein Frankfurt

Pale Carnage, Arnolfini Bristol and Dundee Contemporary Art Center, Dundee

Koln Show 2, European Kunsthalle, Cologne

 

2006

 

INTO ME / OUT OF ME, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin

Containers at Art Basel Miami Beach in collaboration with Kelly Nipper

Six Feet Under (untitled as of may 2006) Kunstmuseum Bern, curator, Bernhard Fibicher

La grande geste / The big scene/ Emotionality in Recent Video Art, Magazin 4, Bregenz

Good Vibrations, Palazzo delle Papesse, Centro Arte Contemporanea, Siena, Italy

The Beat, Haswellediger gallery, New York

The Berlin Biennale, curated by Maurizo Cattelan, Massimilano Gioni and  Ali Subotnik

Mixed Emotions, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa, Israel curated by Tami Katz-Freiman

 

2005

 

Uncertain States of America, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Art, Oslo, Norway, curated by

Gunnar B. Kvaran, Daniel Birnbaum, Hans Ulrich Obrist

The Pantagruel Syndrome, T-I: Torino triennale, curated by Francesco Bonami & Carolyn

Christev-Bakargiev, organized in conjuction by the Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte

Contemporanea, the GAM Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Torino and

Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo

Rock Music, Center and Gallery P74, Ljublijana, Slovenia

Kelly Nipper – Aïda Ruilova, galleria francesca kaufmann, Milan, Italy

Marking Time, curated by Glenn Phillips, 14th screening at the Getty Research  Institute, Los Angeles, CA

RE-IMAGINIG HER, University Film Series, California State University, Chico, CA

Reverse Engineers, Carnegie Art Center, North Tonawanda, NY curated by Kye Potter and

Julia Szwonkoski

The difference between you and me, Ian Potter Museum, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

IRREDUCIBLE: Contemporary Short Form Video, 1995-2005, curated by Ralph Rugoff, CCA, Wattis Institute, San

Francisco, CA; Miami Art Central Museum, Miami, FL; Bronx Museum, Bronx, NY

 

2004

 

Phillip: Divided by Lightning, Deitch Projects, Brooklyn, NY; with John Connely Presents

Movimento/Movimenti, curated By Francesco Bonami, in association with la Biennale di

Venezia, Italy

Black and White, Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York, NY

Eflux Video Rental, Eflux, New York, NY

Beginning Here: 101 Ways, Visual Art Gallery, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY curated by Jerry Saltz

The Sixth Annual Altoids Curiosly Strong Collection, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts,

Philadelphia, PA

Supernatural, Zurcher Gallery, Paris, France

Collector’s Cabinet, Marck Selwyn, Los Angeles, CA

Disturbing the Peace, Danese Gallery, New York, NY

It’s about memory, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL, curated by Simon Watson

Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

 I, Assassin, Wallspace, NY, curated by Slater Bradley

 Suspended State, Center of Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandele-on Hudson, NY

 Possessed, Western Bridge, Seattle, WA

 Unplugged, Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea di Trento, Italy

 

2003

 

Strange Days, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

From the Flat Files, Ramp Gallery, Waikoto Institute of Technology,Hamilton, New Zealand, curated by Amada Cruz

Clandestines, 50th La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy, Prague Biennale, Prague, Czech Republic

The Lengths, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on- Hudson, NY

 New Museum at Field Day, curated by Dan Cameron, Field Day, Long Island, NY

 I See A Darkness, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA

 

2002

 

Teenage Rebel: The Bedroom Show, John Connelly Presents, NY

 Videodrome II, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, NY

 Monitor II, Gagosian Gallery, NY

 Altered States, Stefan Stux Gallery, NY

 

2001

 

Downtown Arts Festival, organized by Simon Watson, NY

Special Projects, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY

Casino 2001, Stedelijk Museum Kunst Gent (S.M.A.K), Gent, Belgium

 

2000

 

Collectors Choice, Exit Art, New York, NY

 

1999

 

LIFER, Cardozo School of Law, Rove, NY, curated by Kenny Schachter

Hi-8, Museu Nacional de Historia Natural, Lisbon, Portugal


 

Projects

 

2004

 

Videokunst: Geist, Gemeinschaft und Tschai, Locus, Athens, Greece

artFORCE, Plum TV, Art Production Fund/Yvonne Force Inc.

 

2003

 

Impakt Festival 2003, Central Museum, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Images Festival, Toronto, Canada

Video Program, School of Visual Arts, NY

 

2002

 

The Dialogue, film/video screenings and discussion, Thomas Erben Gallery, NY

 

2001

 

Impakt Festival 2002, Central Museum, Utrecht, The Netherlands

 

2000

 

Stichting Lazymarie Video Fest, The Netherlands

Kill Rock Stars Video Compilation #2, music video for band Derrhoof

 

1999

 

Slattery for Ungdom, Alva, album, Menlo Park Recordings, NY

 

1997

 

Fair-Haired Guillotine, Alva, Compact disc, Avant, New York, NY

New Directors / New Films, Museum of Modern Art, Alva, soundtrack for animated feature film “Calendar the Siamese” by Lewis Klahr

 

1996

 

7th Annual Independent Filmmakers Night, Tampa Museum of Art, FL

 

 

Selected public collections

 

Altoids Curiously Strong Collection, The New Museum, New York

Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

Stedelijk Museum Kunst Gent (S.M.A.K), Gent, Belgium

 

 

Education

 

2001

 

MFA, School of Visual Arts, New York, New York

 

1999

 

BFA, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida

 

 

Awards 

 

2005

 

Shortlisted to the Hugo Boss prize

 

2002

 

ArtPace Residency & Fellowship, San Antonio, TX, selected by Francesco Bonami

 

2001

 

Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant

Selected Bibliography

 

 

Catalogs

 

2010

 

Cream, Phaidon Press (text by Elena Filpovic)

David Ross, Christine Van Assche, 100 Video Artists, Exit Publications, Madrid

 

2008

 

That’s The Way It Is, exh. cat. Galerie Guido W. Baudach (Ed.), Berlin

Aïda Ruilova. The Singles: 1999-Now, exh. cat. Aspen Art Museum / Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (Ed.), St. Louis

Slightly Unbalanced, exh. cat. Chicago Cultural Center (Ed.), Chicago

 

2007

 

Sympathy for the Devil: Art and Rock and Roll Since 1967, exh. cat. Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (Ed.), New Haven

Held Together With Water. Kunst aus der Sammlung Verbund, Gabriele Schor (Ed.), Ostfildern

between two deaths, exh. cat. ZKM, Ellen Blumenstein/Felix Ensslin (Ed.), Ostfildern

Köln Show 2, Nicolaus Schafhausen/Florian Waldvogel (Ed.), Cologne

The Hugo Boss Price 2006, exh. cat. Guggenheim Museum, New York

Lorenzo Fusi and Marco Pierini, Numerica, exhibition catalogue, Silvana Editoriale, pp. 33 – 37

Ursula Blicke and Frankfurter Kunstverein, Pensée sauvage – Von Freiheit, exhibition catalogue, Revolver, 2007, pp. 198 – 204

 

2006

 

Maurizio Cattelan, Massimiliano Gioni and Ali Subotnick, Of Mice and Men exhibition catalogue, Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2006, pp. 232 – 233

 

 

2005

 

The Greater New York, exh. cat. P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Klaus Biesenbach (Ed.), New York

 

2004

 

Joyce Pomeroy Schwartz Transitory Patterns: Florida Women Artists, exhibition catalogue, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington DC

Whitney Biennial, exhibition catalogue, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

 

2003

 

Venice Biennial, Dreams and Conflicts-The Dictatorship of the Viewer, exhibition catalogue, Venice, Italy, pp. 92 – 109

Linda Pace, Dreaming in Red: Creating ArtPace, ArtPace, San Antonio, TX, p. 292

 

 

Periodicals

 

2007

Alle Papesse arte e numeri, Arte e Critica, XIV, n. 51, June-August

 

2006

 

Roberta Smith, The Berlin Biennale, NY Times, May 7

Moreno Gean, Aïda Ruilova, Contemporary Magazine, February

 

2005

 

Adam Mendelshohn, Lets Go, ArtReview, July

Don’t Miss!, Time Out New York, May 5 – 11, p. 74

Rebecca Cascade, Making a Scene, Elle Magazine, May, p. 122

Andrea Scott, Local Heroes, Time Out New York, March 31-April 6

Jerry Saltz, Lesser New York, The Village Voice, March 28

Michael Kimmelman, Youth and the Market: Love at First Sight, The New York Times, March 18

 

2004

 

Pamela M.Lee, Crystal lite, Artforum, May

Michael Wilson, I, Assassin, Wallspace, NY, Frieze, Issue 83, May

Roberta Smith, Art that speaks to you. Literally, The New York Times, March 7

Holland Cotter, Duck! Its the Whitney Biennial Season Again, The New York TimesMarch 7

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2010
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2009
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2009
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two timers

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2008
installation view, galerie guido w. baudach, berlin

two timers

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2008
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high art nude

high art nude

2008
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2008
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2008
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f for fake

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2008
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the passion of joan

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2008
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story of o

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2008
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2008
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2008
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lulu

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2007
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2007
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life like

life like

2006
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ok

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2005
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countdown

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2004
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2004
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lets go

lets go

2004
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2004
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uh oh

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2004
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it had no feelings

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2003
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come here

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2002
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almost

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2002
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tuning

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2002
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2001
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the stunn

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2000
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you're pretty

you're pretty

1999
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beat & perv

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1999
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