Paul Branca

paulpaulbranca@gmail.com

001 646 260 8150

 

EDUCATION

 

2010 - MFA in Painting, Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

2009 - Recipient of Bard Graduate Fellowships, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

Board Passed Summer

2006 - Studio Residency, School of Visual Arts, New York

2001 - BFA in Painting and BA in Art History, Queens College, CUNY, NY


 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2016 - Totes, Giorgio Galotti, Turin, Italy

2015 - 25% Cats + Studio Visits (after, after Balthus), Joan, Los Angeles, CA

2015 - Piggish, curated by Eva Scharrer, Galerie Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Germany

2014 - Paul Branca: Commedia (nut delight), Longhouse Projects, New York

2014 - Inventory Observed, MARS, Milan, Italy

2014 - Social Sausage, LOCALEDUE, Bologna, Italy

2013 - Satin Island, Scaramouche, New York

2012 - L’origine de l’espace privé &&&, Galeria Sabot, Cluj, Romania

2011 - Waitings, Scaramouche, New York

2010 - Couch Crash, Golden Parachutes, Berlin, Germany


 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2017 - The Socrates Annual, curated by Jess Wilcox, Socrates Sculpture Park, NY

2017 - Mrs. Pig & the Ketchup, Pierre Poumet, Bordeaux, France

2016 - Finger Food, The Hand, Brooklyn, NY

2016 - Interkontinental, Belmacz, London, UK

2016 - This Condition, Regina Rex, New York, NY

2015 - Shoulders of Champagne, Lord Ludd, Philadelphia, PA

2015 - INTRO, Giorgio Galotti, Turin, Italy

2015 - Freedom Culture, The Journal Gallery, Brooklyn

2014 - What do you write when men are puking into plastic bags, curated by Vanessa Safavi, Chert, Berlin, DE

2014 - Autonomy Exchange Archive: Paul Branca, David Horvitz and Fawn Krieger, Galerie West, Den Haag, NL

2013 - Eat the Blue, curated by Jagna Ciuchta, Le 116 Centre d’art contemporain, Montreuil,  FR

2013 - Double Life, curated by Kristen Chappa, Sculpture Center, NY (catalog)

2012 - Breaking Bread, curated by Jess Wilcox, Franklin Street Works, Stamford, CT

2012 - Last Laugh, curated by Summer Guthery, Anat Ebgi, Los Angeles, CA

2012 - L’estate, organized by Lucie Fontaine, Marianne Boesky, NY (catalog)

2012 - Gli amori difficili: Jennifer Bartlett, Alighiero Boetti, Paul Branca, Oliver Lutz, and Michelangelo Pistoletto, Scaramouche, NY

2012 - Let Us Keep Our Own Noon, curated by David Horvitz, Galerie West, The Hague, NL (catalog)

2012 - Matter Out of Place, curated by Lumi Tan, The Kitchen, NY (catalog)

2011 - Grand Tour Low Cost, organized by Paola Gallio, Spazio Morris, Milan, IT

2010 - Half a Self, A Cave-Dweller, curated by David Everitt Howe, The Former Convent at St. Cecilia's Parish, Brooklyn

2010 - A Knot for Ariadne, curated by Marc LeBlanc, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Berlin, DE

2009 - Bard Masters of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, UBS Gallery, Red Hook, NY

 

PROJECTS AND PERFORMANCES

 

2016 - Costermongering, with Belmacz, London, UK

2013 - Fruit and Vegetable Stand II, Queens, NY

2013 - Show and Tell, organized by Jenny Jaskey, The Artist’s Institute, New York, NY

2012 - Fruit and Vegetable Stand (Grisailles), Queens, NY

 

CURATED SHOWS

 

2013 - The Droste Affect, Scaramouche, NY

2011 - It’s Not You it’s Me: Graham Collins, Caitlin Keogh, and Boru O’Brien O’Connell, Soloway, Brooklyn, NY

2010 - Clairvoyance: Boris Achour and Ana Cardoso, Soloway, Brooklyn, NY

 

PRESS AND PUBLICATIONS

 

2016 - Widewalls, PAUL BRANCA AND HIS TOTES EXHIBITION AT GIORGIO GALOTTI GALLERY TURIN, by Ksenija Pantelić

2016 - Paul Branca, Totes, Manuela Santoro, Exibart

2016 - Paul Branca a Torino, Giuseppe Arnesano, Art Tribune

2015 - Social Networks and Soft Crimes, conversation with Jesi Khadivi, Fillip, issue 20

2015 - Painting Now, Suzanne Hudson, published by Thames and Hudson

2014 - Oude trucs, beproefde methoden, Metropolis M, review, May

http://metropolism.com/reviews/oude-trucs-beproefde-methoden/

2014 - An Exhibition of Personal Archives Descends upon Den Haag, Artsy Editorial, May, https://artsy.net/post/editorial-an-exhibition-of-personal-archives-descends-upon

2014 - Paul Branca: il primo Americano in grado di vendere salsicce agli Italiani, by Carolina Gestri, Art Tribune

2014 - Review of Paul Branca: Satin Island, by Jenny Jaskey, Modern Painters, February Issue

2013 - Fruit and Vegetable Stand Offers Up Art, by Andrew Russeth, GalleristNY http://galleristny.com/2013/10/this-saturday-a-fruit-and-vegetable-stand-in-queens-offers-up-art/

2013 - "Daily Serving, The Art World's Food Pyramid", by Clara Halpern, Modern Painters: October

2013 - Fabrika, Court Square, Long Island City, 2013 catalogue

2013 - So Old It’s New: Painting in the Information Age, by David Everitt Howe, Art Papers: July/August

2013 - L’estate, Lucie Fontaine, published by Marianne Boesky, NY (catalog)

2013 - Emergency Index 2012, Ugly Duckling Press

2013 - Double Life, Sculpture Center, Long Island City, NY (catalog)

2013 - Brand New: Paul Branca, by Wendy Vogel, Flash Art International, Jan-Feb Issue

2012 - Visual Arts as Intrepretive Philology, by Anna Keszeg, Art Guide East http://artguideeast.org/2012/12/14/visual-art-as-interpretive-philology/

2010 - Paul Branca, Couch Crash, Golden Parachutes, Berlin, PDF catalog, texts by Jenny Borland, Tim Pierson, and Jess Wilcox

2010 - Interview with Paul Branca,” by David Horvitz

2010 - “Critic's Pick”, by Eva Scharrer, Artforum.com http://artforum.com/picks/id=26969&view=print

2009 - “Art Gets Gifted,” by Hannah Kligman, Columbia Spectator

2009 - The Wikipedia Reader, edition for the Art Book Fair, PS1 Contemporary Art Center

2007 - Pilot 3, selected by Eva Scharrer, Pilot London http://www.pilotlondon.org/artists/details.php?id=221&year=2007

2001 - “Urban Disruptions,” by Tess Taylor, Metropolis Magazine