Education

1980-1982
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
1983-1985
School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
Bachelor of Fine Arts

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)

2013
Sperone Westwater, New York, NY
Alexis Rockman: The Life of Pi Drawings, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
2011
The Hudson and Other Works, Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO
2010
Alexis Rockman: A Fable for Tomorrow, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C. (Nov 18-May 8) travels to: The Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH (Sept 29- Dec 31, 2011) (cat.)
2009
Half-Life, NyeHaus, New York, NY
Motion Parallax, Jason Fox and Alexis Rockman, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY
2008
Aqua Vitae, Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO
The Weight of Air, The Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA (cat.)
South, Leo Koenig Inc., New York, NY
2007
Barometric Pressure, Galerie Sabine Knust, Munich, Germany
Baroque Biology: Tony Matelli and Alexis Rockman (Romantic Attachments), Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH (cat.)
2006
American Icons, Leo Koenig Inc., New York, NY (cat.)
Big Weather, Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO (cat.)
2005
Fresh Kills, Gary Tatintsian Gallery, Moscow, Russia (cat.)
2004
Manifest Destiny, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY; Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI (June–October 2005); Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA (March–June 2005); Grand Arts, Kansas City, MO;
Mural version, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH (fall 2005) (cat.)
Wonderful World, Camden Arts Centre, London, England (cat.) New Watercolors, Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO
Recent Paintings, Gorney Bravin + Lee, New York, NY
2002
The Great Outdoors, Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO
2001
Future Evolution, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
2000
Expedition, Gorney Bravin + Lee, New York, NY
The Farm, Creative Time, New York, NY (billboards in New York City)
1999
Tar from the Pits of LaBrea, Works on Paper, Inc., Los Angeles, CA
A Recent History of the World, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT; Galleria No Code, Bologna, Italy
1998
Works on Paper, London Projects, London, England
1997
Dioramas, Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York, NY (resin works); Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX (cat.)
1996
Dioramas, London Projects, London, England
Alexis Rockman: Zoology A-Z, Wildlife Interpretive Gallery, The Detroit Zoo, Detroit, MI (watercolors)
1995
Neblina, Koyanagi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Alexis Rockman: Second Nature, curated by Barry Blinderman of Univ. Galleries, I.S.U., Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL; Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR; Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI (1996); Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, MN (1996); Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH (1996)
Guyana Paintings, Tom Solomon’s Garage, Los Angeles, CA
Works on Paper: Guyana, Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York, NY
Guyana Paintings, Studio Guenzani, Milan, Italy
1994
Biosphere: The Ocean, GianEnzo Sperone, Rome, Italy
1993
Biosphere, Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York, NY (cat.)
1992
The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
Evolution, Sperone Westwater Gallery, New York, NY (cat.)
Tom Solomon’s Garage, Los Angeles, CA (watercolors) (cat.)
Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York, NY (cat.)
1991
John Post Lee Gallery, New York, NY (photographs)
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria
1990
Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York, NY
1989
Fawbush Gallery, New York, NY (with Ed Albers)
Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York, NY
1988
Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
1987
McNeil Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York, NY
1986
Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York, NY
Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1985
Patrick Fox Gallery, New York, NY

Group Exhibitions (Selected)

2012
Untitled (Giotto's O), Sperone Westwater, Lugano, Switzerland
Watercolors, curated by Kristin Sancken, Phillips de Pury & Company, New York, NY
Bad For You, curated by Beth Rudin Dewoody, Shizaru Gallery, London, England
Shark, curated by Richard Ellis, Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Vanishing Ice: Alpine and Polar Landscapes in Art, 1775-2012, curated by Barbara Matilsky, Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA
San Antonio Collects: Contemporary, curated by David S. Rubin, San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX
Portraits / Self-Portraits from the 16th to the 21st Century, curated by Gian Enzo Sperone and Marco Voena, Sperone Westwater, New York, NY
2011
Prospect .2 New Orleans, curated by Dan Cameron (cat.)
The Smithsonian Effect, curated by Jill Dawsey, Utah Museum of Fine Art, Utah State University, Salt Lake City, UT
Oceanomania: Souvenirs of Mysterious Seas-from Expedition to Aquarium, Conceived by Mark Dion, co curated by Sarina Basta and Cristiano Raimondi, Nouveao Musee National de Monaco, Monaco
2010
Hunt & Chase Salomon Contemporary, East Hampton, NY
2008
Badlands, MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA (cat.)
Everything vs. Nothing, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY (cat.)
2007
Molecules That Matter, The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
Landscape: Form & Thought, Ingrao Gallery, New York, NY
2006
Into Me/Out of Me, curated by Klauss Biesenbach, P.S. 1 MoMA, New York, NY; KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany; MACRO Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Roma, Rome, Italy (cat.)
2005
Future Noir, Gorney Bravin + Lee, New York, NY
2003
Pulp Art: Vamps, Villains, and Victors from the Robert Lesser Collection, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
2002
The Empire Strikes Back, The ATM Gallery, New York, NY
2000
Desert & Transit, Schleswig-Holsteinischer Kunstverein, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel, Germany (July 16–September 10); Museum der bildenden Kunste, Leipzig, Germany (November 16–January 21, 2001) (cat.)
Paradise Now, curated by Marvin Heiferman & Carole Kismaric, Museum of Art, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (September); Exit Art, New York, NY (October); The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY (September 15, 2001–January 6, 2002) (cat.) Drawings 2000, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY
Small World: Dioramas in Contemporary Art, curated by Toby Kamps, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA (cat.)
1999
Get Together, Kunst als Teamwork, curated by Marion Piffer Damiani, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria (cat.)
1998
Gothic, curated by Christoph Grunenberg, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA; Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
1996
Screen, organized by Joshua Decter, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, NY
1993
Some Went Mad, Some Ran Away..., curated by Damien Hirst, The Serpentine Gallery, London, England; Nordic Arts Centre, Helsinki, Finland; Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover, Germany; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL; Louisiana Museum of Contemporary Art, Humlebæck, Denmark (cat.)
1992
Ellen Berkenblit, Albert Oehlen, Alexis Rockman, Philip Taaffe, Christopher Wool, Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, NY
1990
The (Un)Making of Nature, Whitney Museum of American Art, Downtown at Federal Reserve Plaza, New York, NY (cat.)
1989
The Silent Baroque, curated by Christian Leigh, Galerie Thaddeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria (cat.)