b. 1975, Kelowna, British Columbia
Lives and works in New York City
2005 MFA, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, Conn., Sculpture
1998 BFA, University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C., Visual Arts
Selected Solo Exhibitions
2013 Day is Long, Lisa Cooley, New York, N.Y.
Inside the White Cube, White Cube, London, U.K.
Pictures, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
Lake, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, Calif.
2012 Available Light, Carleton University Art Gallery and Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Ontario (catalogue)
Standing Shadows, Galería Marta Cervera, Madrid, Spain
2011 The Locker Plant, Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Tex.
2010 Still, Flat, and Far, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, Penn. (brochure)
2009 Landscapes, Heads, Drapery, and Devils, Lisa Cooley, New York, N.Y.
Selected Two-Person and Group Exhibitions
2013 Remainder, Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, Okla.
Lens Drawings, Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris, France
The Camera's Blind Spot, Museo d'Arte Provincia di Nuoro, Italy (catalogue)
Trieste, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, N.Y. (catalogue)
A Handful of Dust, Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, Calif.
2012 Once Removed, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
Lost Line: Selections from the Permanent Collection, LACMA, Los Angeles, Calif.
Terrain Shift, Lumber Room, Portland, Oreg.
Voice of Images, François Pinault Foundation, Palazzo Grassi, Venice, Italy (catalogue)
Zabludowicz Collection Inaugural Exhibition, Sarvisalo, Finland
Shapeshift, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, U.K.
Science on the back end, Hauser and Wirth, New York, N.Y.
Trieste, Federica Schiavo Gallery, Rome, Italy
The Crystal Chain, Invisible-Exports, New York, N.Y.
Three Evidentiary Claims, CCS Bard Museum, Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.
Today, Lisa Cooley, New York, N.Y.
Recto/Verso, The Approach, London, U.K.
Le silence. Une fiction, Nouveau Musée National de Monaco (catalogue)
Ruins in Reverse, Room East, New York, N.Y.
2011 A Promise is a Cloud, Public Art Fund, MetroTech Center, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Structure and Absence, White Cube, London, U.K. (catalogue)
Look with all your eyes, look, Frith Street Gallery, London, U.K.
Miriam Böhm, Rosy Keyser, Erin Shirreff, Lisa Cooley, New York, N.Y.
Another Victory Over the Sun, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, Co.
The Anxiety of Photography, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, Co. (catalogue). Traveled to Arthouse at the Jones Center,
Tabula Rasa, Galería Marta Cervera, Madrid, Spain
The Promise, Galerie Crèvecoeur, Paris, France
To What Earth Does This Sweet Cold Belong?, The Power Plant, Toronto, Ontario
2010 Which Witch is Which? and/or Summertime, White Flag Projects, St. Louis, Mo. (catalogue)
Immaterial, Ballroom, Marfa, Tex.
What a Difference a Day Makes, Andreas Grimm, Munich, Germany
S-N-W-O, DREI Raum für Gegenwartskunst, Cologne, Germany
The Fifth Genre, Galerie Lelong, New York, N.Y.
Between Here and There, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, N.Y.
Greater New York 2010, MoMA PS1, Queens, N.Y. (catalogue)
Knight's Move, Sculpture Center, Queens, N.Y. (catalogue)
Terminus Ante Queum, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, Ill. (brochure)
David Musgrave and Erin Shirreff, Front Room, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, Mo.
2009 Herd Thinner, Charest-Weinberg, Miami, Fla.
To the left of the rising sun, Small A Projects Upstate, Greenwich, N.Y.
Dark Fair, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany
On From Here (Time Pyramid), Guild & Greyshkul, New York, N.Y.
Broken Thorn Sweet Blackberry, Sikkema Jenkins, New York, N.Y.
2008 Creswell Crags, Lisa Cooley, New York, N.Y.
Some Thing Else, Peter Blum Gallery, New York, N.Y.
Selected Articles, Brochures, and Catalogues
2012 --------. “1s to Watch: Erin Shirreff." Fotofocus Cincinnati, October: 39-40.
MacAdams, Barbara. "Reviews: 'Science on the back end'." ARTnews, October: 106.
Bourgeois, Caroline, ed. Voice of Images. Venice: François Pinault Foundation / Milan: Electa Books.
Halle, Howard. "Get Outside: Public Art." Time Out New York. 19 July: 24.
Jones, Caitlin. "The Function of the Studio (when the studio is a laptop)." Documents of Contemporary Art: The Studio.
ed. Jens Hoffman. London: Whitechapel / Boston: MIT Press: 116-21.
Thorne, Sam. "Back: 'Recto/Verso'." Frieze. Issue 147. May: 242.
Holmes, Pernilla. "New York, New Wave." Financial Times. 7 April.
Barliant, Claire. "Photography and the Objet Manqué." Art in America. March: 108-17.
Menegoi, Simone and Cristiano Raimondi, eds. LE SILENCE. Une fiction. Monte Carlo: Nouveau Musée National de Monaco /
London: Mack Books.
2011 MacDonell, Nancy. "Insider: Collector's Edition." Elle. December: 132.
Wullschlager, Jackie. "Visual Arts" 'Structure and Absence'." Financial Times. 13 October: 15.
Burnett, Craig. "Parts of a Stone." Structure & Absence. London: White Cube: 43-50.
Ward, Ossian. "Art Reviews: 'Look With All Your Eyes, Look'." Time Out London. 26 August.
Kurian, Ajay. Which Which is Which and/or Summertime. St. Louis: White Flag Projects.
--------. “Galleries, Downtown: "Miriam Böhm, Rosy Keyser, Erin Shirreff.” The New Yorker. 25 July: 14.
Thompson, Matthew, Anne Ellegood, and Jenelle Porter. The Anxiety of Photography. Aspen: Aspen Art Museum /
New York: D.A.P.
Kirsch, Corinna. “Reviews: ‘Which Witch is Which?’.” Art Papers. May/June: 55-6.
Pulimood, Steve. “Reviews: Erin Shirreff.” Modern Painters. February: 72.
2010 Beck, Chelsea. “Artist’s Space: In Conversation with Erin Shirreff.” …might be good.com. Issue 159, 17 December.
Frankel, David. “Reviews: 'Between Here and There'.” Artforum. November: 261-2.
Madden, Kathleen. “Critics’ Picks: Erin Shirreff.” Artforum.com. 30 October.
Gallun, Lucy. Erin Shirreff: Still, Flat, and Far. Philadelphia: Institute of Contemporary Art.
Meade, Fionn. “Time Lapse.” Kaleidoscope. Issue 8 / Fall: 54-9.
Beck, Graham T. “Back: 'Knight’s Move'.” Frieze. Issue 133, September: 145.
--------. “Museums, Metropolitan Museum: ‘Between Here and There’.” The New Yorker. 30 August: 15.
Bochner, Mel, Daniel Bozhkov, Erin Shirreff, and Will Smith. “For the Rotation of the Work Never to Stop.”
Triple Canopy. Issue 9, July.
Rosenberg, Karen. “Photographs That Tell Unsettling Tales.” The New York Times. 9 July: C26.
--------. “Museums, Sculpture Center: ‘Knight’s Move’.” The New Yorker. 7 June: 27.
Biesenbach, Klaus, Connie Butler, and Neville Wakefield. Greater New York 2010. New York: MoMA PS1.
Meade, Fionn. Knight’s Move. New York: Sculpture Center.
Wolff, Rachel. “The New York Five.” New York Magazine. 24 May: 76-7.
Klein, Alex. Terminus Ante Quem. Chicago: Shane Campbell Gallery.
Gritz, Anna. “Back: Erin Shirreff.” Frieze. Issue 128, January-February: 131.
2009 Doran, Ann. “Art Reviews: Erin Shirreff.” Time Out New York. 17 December: 82.
--------. “Galleries, Downtown: Erin Shirreff.” The New Yorker. 7 December: 19.
Johnson, Ken. “The Lower East Side, Home to the Young and Emerging.” The New York Times. 4 December: C31.
Vogel, Carol. “Cunning After Caution at London Art Fair.” New York Times/Int'l Herald Tribune. 16 October: C1.
Crow, Kelly. “Frieze Art Fair Opens to Steady Sales, Gray Art.” The Wall Street Journal. 15 October.
Douglas, Sarah. “Frieze Frame.” Artinfo.com. 15 October.
Jones, Alice. “Can Frieze reheat the art market? Bright Young Things: Ones to Watch.” The Independent. 9 October.
Ripple, Sean. “I Am Not So Different.” …might be good.com. Issue 125, 10 July.
Cotter, Holland. “Last Chance: ‘Broken Thorn Sweet Blackberry’.” The New York Times. 27 March: C20
2008 Smith, Roberta. “The Listings: Creswell Crags.” The New York Times. 26 September: E25.
--------. “Galleries, Chelsea: ‘Some Thing Else’.” The New Yorker. 28 July: 14.
Greenbaum, Ethan. “I made it out of clay.” Heeb. Summer: 77.
Saltz, Jerry. “Critic’s Picks: ‘Some Thing Else’,” nymag.com, 7 July.
2012 "Erin Shirreff Takes Her Time." Art21: New York Close Up. Produced by Wesley Miller and Nick Ravich. Web series.
Blind Spot. Issue 45, Spring/Summer. eds. Matthew Porter and Hannah Whitaker. 15, 40, 84.
2010 “Shadow, Glare.” Triple Canopy. Issue 9: Unplaced Movements, August. eds. Colby Chamberlain, Alex Provan, Peter Russo,
and Will Smith. Web commission.
Recent Awards and Residencies
2013 Artist-in-residence, Artpace, San Antonio, Tex.
2011 The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant
Canada Council for the Arts Project Grant
Artist-in-residence, Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Tex.
2010 Artist-in-residence, The Western Front Society, Vancouver, B.C.
2008 The MacDowell Colony, Fellowship, Peterborough, N.H.
Agnes Etherington Art Centre
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Nouveau Musée National de Monaco
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Yale University Art Gallery