Born 1980, Rhode Island
nathaniel-robinson.com


Education

2005
MFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2002
BA, summa cum laude, Amherst College, Amherst, MA


Solo Exhibitions

2019
Paintings, Devening Projects, Chicago, IL

2018
No One’s Things, Magenta Plains, New York, NY

2015
Discrete Pieces, Launch F18, New York, NY

2013
Outer Air, Feature Inc., New York
The Sensible Range, Devening Projects, Chicago, IL

2010
De Facto, Devening Projects, Chicago, IL
Civil Twilight, Feature Inc., New York, NY
Civil Twilight, TWIG, Brussels, BE

2008
Pseudorandom, Denler Gallery, Northwestern College, St. Paul, MN
Wash, Gift Shop Project Space, Chicago, IL

2005
12 x 12 series: Nathaniel Robinson, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL


Group Exhibitions

2020
MPSTN, Fox River Grove, IL
Energy In All Directions, The Tang Teaching Museum, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
Independent NY, Magenta Plains, New York, NY

2019
Rival Exchange, ADDS DONNA, Chicago, IL
Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts, American Academy of Arts & Letters, New York, NY
ZENTRIFIED! Curated by Ken Johnson, Thomas Park Gallery, New York, NY

2015
Chrome Green curated by James Kao and Laura Mackin, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL
The Now Forever, Basilica, Hudson, NY

2014
Let's Go Let Go: In Memoriam Hudson, 33 Orchard, New York, NY

2013
No Name, On Stellar Rays, New York, NY
Green Flower Street, Tatiana Kourochkina Gallery, Istanbul, TU

2012
Punt, Feature Inc., New York, NY
Upstream, Video Art Program, NADA Hudson, Hudson, NY
Creature from the Blue Lagoon, Martos Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY
I Surrender, Devening Projects, Chicago, IL
If Loss Could Weigh, TCB art inc., Melbourne, AU
Color: Fully Engaged, A+D Gallery, Columbia College, Chicago, IL
I Am Not Monogamous, I Heart Poetry, Feature Inc., New York, NY
We Regret to Inform You There Is Currently No Space or Place for Abstract Painting, Martos Gallery, New York, NY

2010
Quarterly Site #4: Registers, LVL3, Chicago, IL
Gravity Matters and Shadowy Folds, dok25a, Dusseldorf, DE
Looking Back: The Fifth White Columns Annual, White Columns, New York, NY

2009
Skulture, Feature Inc., New York, NY
Little Triggers, Devening Projects, Chicago, IL
All My Friends are Dead, Maerzgalerie, Leipzig, DE

2008
Paper Love, Devening Projects, Chicago, IL
Action.Stop.Action, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA

2006
Hope, Linda Warren Gallery, Chicago, IL
Four Ways to Tell a Story, Eli Marsh Gallery, Amherst College, Amherst, MA

2005
A Sense of Place: Emerging Chicago Sculpture, The Lobby Gallery, Chicago, IL
Lookers, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL
Drawn to Drawing, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2004
Peridolia, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA
Infrathin, Gahlberg Gallery, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL
Infrathin, portable exhibition curated by Dan Devening, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL

2003
Body of Work, Gallery Agniel, Providence, RI

2002
Form and Color, Lenore Gray Gallery, Providence, RI


Grants and Awards 

2019  American Academy of Arts & Letters Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts Purchase Prize

2015-16  Joan Mitchell Painters and Sculptors grant 

2003–05  Jacob Javits Fellow

2002  Athanasios Demetrios Skouras Prize, Amherst College


Bibliography

2019
Grabner, Michelle. "Nathaniel Robinson: Devening Projects." Artforum, May 2019.

2018
Yau, John. “Nathaniel Robinson Questions America's Feckless Policies, Hyperallergic, 27 May 
Heinrich, Will. “Nathaniel Robinson and Alex Kwartler,” New York Times, 13 June

2016
Johnson, Ken. “Nathaniel Robinson: ‘Discrete Pieces,’” New York Times, 1 January
Helmke, Juliet. “Nathaniel Robinson,” Modern Painters, April 2016

2014
Dluzin, Robin. “Nathaniel Robinson: ‘The Sensible Range’ at Devening projects + Editions,” Art Ltd., January 2014

2013
Saltz, Jerry. Critic’s Pick, New York Magazine, 3 February
Schmerler, Sarah. Review, Art in America, May
Johnson, Ken. “Nathaniel Robinson: ‘Outer Air,’” New York Times, 17 January

2012
Sutton, Ben. “Martos Gallery Makes for the Hamptons,” Artinfo.com, 3 August 

2010
Kastner, Jeffrey. Review, Artforum, November 2010, 262–63
Massara, Kathleen. “Trash Talks Back”, The L Magazine, 15 September
Johnson, Ken. Review, New York Times, 10 September 2010 

2005
Pesanti, Heather, “The Moon Has a Face like the Clock in the Hall,” exhibition essay, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Wilk, Deborah, “Studio City,” Chicago Magazine


Public Collections

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX
The Tang Teaching Museum, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
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