b: 02.27.86, West Covina, CA
lives and works in Brooklyn, NY



EDUCATION

2010
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

2009
BFA, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017
The Ambiguity of Black and White, Marlborough Contemporary, New York, NY, United States, (forthcoming)
Water Cooler Talk: What the Fuck Do You Talk About in Foreign Lands?, Ruttkowski 68, Cologne, Germany, (forthcoming)

2016
It's a Kickback, Not a Party, Yes, Please & Thank You (a Richard Heller Gallery project space), Los Angeles, CA, United States
Cotton Club, Patrick Gomez 4 Sheriff, Los Angeles, CA, United States

2015
They Should've Never Given You Niggas Money, Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, United States
Space Jam, Marlborough Contemporary, New York, NY, United States
Nigga in The Wind, Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, United States

2014
New Shit, Bendixen Contemporary, Copehagen, Denmark

2013
It's Your World Boo, (two person show with Gina Beavers), Cooper Cole, Toronto, Canada
Dance Dance Dance, Galeria Marlborough, Madrid, Spain
Look At All My Shit, Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, United States
Stretching Mind and Space, (two person show with Austin Eddy), Bendixen Contemporary, Copenhagen, Denmark
I Just Landed in Rome, Nigga, Marlborough Contemporary, New York, NY, United States

2012
Front Back and Side to Side, Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, United States
She think she cute and shit / Pictures from Africa, Art Copenhagen, Bindexen Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
Gurrrrl You Know I'm Just Talkin About That Composition, Gurrrrl what'chu Know About That Post Contemporary, Bendixen Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark

2011
The Me And You, Your Mother And Maybe Even Your Cousin Too & The Hey Sister, Soul Sister, Go Sister, Woah Sister, Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY, United STates

2010
Don't Be Actin' A Fool In The Club/Stuntin' Like My Daddy, Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, United States


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017
Highlights, New York, NY, United States, (forthcoming)
Dallas Contemporary Art Fair, Marlborough Contemporary, Richard Heller Gallery, and Ruttkowski;68, Dallas, TX, United States

2016
UNTITLED, Miami Beach, FL, United States
Anxiety, HVW8 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Juxtapoz x Superflat, co-curated by Takashi Murakami and Juxtapoz's Editor, Evan Pricco, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, CA (2016/2017)
EXPO CHICAGO, Richard Heller Gallery, Chicago, IL, United States
Juxtapoz x Superflat, co-curated by Takashi Murakami and Juxtapoz's Editor, Evan Pricco, Pivot Art & Culture Center, Seattle, WA, United States
Seattle Art Fair, Seattle, WA, United States
Volta 12, Richard Heller Gallery, Basel, Switzerland
SMS SOS, curated by Pascal Spengemann, Marlborough Contemporary, New York, NY, United States
Character, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Highlight Summer, Hollis Taggart Gallery, New York, NY, United States
Rob Pruitt Flea Market, presented by LAND (Los Angeles Nomadic Division), Los Angeles, CA, United States
Late in the Season, Ruttkowski;68, Cologne, Germany
Art Cologne, Ruttkowski;68, Cologne, Germany

2015
The Negative Hand, Anonymous Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico
Behold! The Blob, Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, United States
Wavvy Wavvy, The Drain, Los Angeles, CA, United States
You won't believe (...), Galerie Division, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

2014
Walk-ins Welcome, Marlborough Contemporary, New York, NY, United States
Early Man, The Hole, New York, NY, United States
Splinter Field, Greenpoint Terminal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, United States
Broadway Morey Boogie, Marlborough Contemporary, New York, NY, United States
In the Office of the Drunken Monkey, TSA Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, United States
Positivilly Marvillainous, Eric Firestone Gallery, East Hampton, NY, United States
NSFW, Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, United States
Joyride, Malrborough Contemporary, New York, NY, United States

2013
Meet Your Maker, Bleeker Street Arts Club, New York, NY, United States
Different Strokes, Small Paintings and Intimate Performances, Louis B. James, New York, NY, United States
Summer Reading, The Hole, New York, NY, United States
Faux Life, Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, United States
In Case We Don't Die, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA, United States
Chicken or Beef?, The Hole, New York, NY, United States
The Christmas Show, Bendixen Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark

2012
Zagga Zow Simon Cole Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Yeah we friends and shit, Josee Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY, United States
Jacolby Satterwhite and Devin Troy Strother, Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY, United States
The Armory Show, Richard Heller Gallery, New York, NY, United States
Voices From Home, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, New York, NY, United States

2011
The Armory Show, Richard Heller Gallery, New York, NY, United States
First Class/Second Class, curated by Leah Oats, Asya Geisberg, New York, NY, United States
The February Show, Ogilvy and Mather, New York, NY, United States
Art Platform Fair, Richard Heller Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Move, Bendixen Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
Human Nature, curated by Richard Heller, Galeria Espacio Minimo, Madrid, Spain
From Where You Just Arrived, curated by Ryan Schneider and Jonas Wood, Pepin Moore, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Harlem Postcards, Harlem Studio Museum, New York, NY, United States
December Group Show, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA, United States

2010
Peaceable Kingdom, curated by David Pagel, Beacon Arts, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Stranger than Fiction, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA, United States
Don't Be Actin' A Fool In The Club/Stuntin' Like My Daddy, Richard Hellery Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, Untied States
The Armory Show, Richard Heller Gallery, New York, NY, United States
The Pulse Fair, Richard Heller Gallery, Miami, FL, United States

2009
The Pulse Fair, Richard Heller Gallery, Miami, FL, United States




SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2016
SFAQ, "Devin Troy Strother In Conversation with Lindsay Preston Zappas," Volume 2, Issue 4
Contrast Magazine, "Devin Troy Strother – The Name of Things," Lila Lee

2015
The Fine Print Magazine, "Profile: Devin Troy Strother," Muhan Zhang, December 16
Artsy, "50 Must-See Artworks at NADA, PULSE, UNTITLED, and ART MIAMI," Alexxa Gotthardt, December 5
Autre, "Highlights from the 2015 Untitled Art Fair in Miami Beach," Scout MacEachron, December 4
Miami Herald, "Art Basel: Untitled Art Fair Opens with Strong Showing of Emerging Contemporary Artists," Ricardo Mor, December 1
LA Canvas, "Mo'Money, Mo' Art: The Psychedelic Mind Trip of Devin Troy Strother," Jose Picon, November 13
Los Angeles Times, "Critic's Choice: Artist Devin Troy Strother's raucous, rollicking extravaganza in Santa Monica," David Pagel, November 3
Art in America, "Devin Troy Strother," Austin Considine, April 3
The New York Times, "Devin Troy Strother: Space Jam," Robert Smith, February 5
Complex, "Jumpman: Devin Troy Strother Takes Off–Re-examining the legend of Michael Jordan in Strother's Space Jam exhibition," January 15
Vice, "Artist Devin Troy Strother Doesn't Want to Talk About Being Black," Jack Sokol, January 12
BLOUINARTINFO, "5 Must See Gallery Shows in New York: Devin Troy Strother, Lucy Kim, and More," Scott Indrisek, January 12
T Magazine - The New York Times Style Magazine, "The Artist Devin Troy Strother Turns to Michael Jordan – and Joan Miró," by Alexandria Symonds, January 8
Artnews, "Devin Troy Strother Will Transform Marlborough Chelsea Into a Basketball Court this Saturday," Dan Duray, January 7
Juxtapoz, "Devin Troy Strother 'Space Jam' @ Marlborough Chelsea, NYC," January 7

2014
BLOUINARTINFO, "Afros, Abstraction, and Photographic Experimentation at Untitled," Scott Indrisek, December 3
Artspace, "Artist Devin Troy Strother on Why Michael Jordan and Gerhard Richter Belong in the Same Conversation," Noelle Bodick, July 18

2013
The New York Times, "Devin Troy Strother: 'I Just Landed in Rome," Ken Johnson, December 5
The Los Angeles Times, "Review: Devin Troy Strother's comical works exude smart exuberance," David Pagel, October 3
GQ, "New Artists We Love," October 15
Bullet, "Art & Design: Artist Devin Troy Strother on Race, the American Experience, and Goosebumps," Zio Baritaux, September 6
The Huffington Post, "Arts & Culture: Devin Troy Strother talks Beyoncé, Punk Music and the expectations of making 'Heavy Black" art," Priscilla Frank, April 3

2012
The Los Angeles Times, "Review: We're all just paper dolls in Devin Troy Strother's hands," David Pagel, September 28
The Huffington Post, "Arts: Not Dead Yet 10 Questions for Devin Troy Strother," Tracy Harnish, March 28
Modern Painters, "Introducing: Devin Troy Strother," Scott Indrisek, May
Modern Painters/Artinfo.com blog Modern Painters Daily, "Shot at Armory: Devin Troy Strother," March 9
NY Arts Magazine, "30 Artists To Watch in 2012: Part III," Evan J. Garza, March
Modern Painters, "Reviews in Brief: Devin Troy Strother," Editors, Vol. XXIV No. 1, February
Beautiful Decay, "Devin Troy Strother interview"

2011
Time Out New York, "Arts: Critic's Picks," Editors, September 29, Issue 830
The New York Times, "Weekend Arts: Devin Troy Strother," Holland Cotter, September 16

2010
The Los Angeles Times, "Art Review: Devin Troy Strother at Richard Heller Gallery," David Pagel, September 23

2009
Kanye West's Blog, "Artist Devin Troy Strother," Kanye West, October 1




COLLECTIONS

Los Angeles Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Musem Of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, United States
The Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA, United States
The Studio Museum, Harlem, NY, United States
Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA, United States

© 2017 Devin Troy Strother