Luis Gispert

Only Built For… (I), 2015
Polychromed stones and gold plated rope chains
60.5 x 49.25 x 1.75 inches
153.5 x 125.1 x 4.5 cm

BIOGRAPHY

b.1972, Jersey City, NJ
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

EDUCATION

2001
MFA, Sculpture, Yale University, New Haven, CT

1996
BFA, Film, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017
Luis Gispert, Makasiini Contemporary, Turku, Finland

2016
Between Us and The World, Zidoun-Bossuyt, Luxembourg

2015
Block Watching, Video screening, Landmarks, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
Aqua Regia, OHWOW, Los Angeles, CA

2014
Tender Game, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL
Reckon Without, Mallorca Landings, Palma de Mallorca, Spain

2013
Antenna, Mendes Wood Galllery, São Paulo, Brazil

2012
Pin Pan Pun, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
All Oyster, No Pearl, OHWOW, Los Angeles, CA

2011
Decepción, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY and Centre Cultural Contemporani Pelaires, Palma de Mallorca, Spain

2010
Luis Gispert, Galerie Zidoun, Luxembourg

2009
You’re My Favorite Kind of American, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
Luis Gispert, MOCA at Goldman Warehouse, North Miami, FL
Luis Gispert, Otereo Plassert Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2008
Heavy Manner (Extended Beats), Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL
El Mundo Es Tuyo (The World Is Yours), Zach Feuer Gallery and Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY

2005
Luis Gispert & Jeffrey Reed: Stereomongrel, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Luis Gispert & Jeffrey Reed: Stereomongrel, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
Luis Gispert & Jeffrey Reed: Stereomongrel, Zach Feuer Gallery, New York, NY
Luis Gispert & Jeffrey Reed: Stereomongrel, Frederic Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL

2004
Luis Gispert, Loud Image, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Luis Gispert, Loud Image, University Art Gallery, University of California, San Diego, CA
Luis Gispert, Art Pace, San Antonio, TX
Every Thing You Ever Loved In One Place, Changing Role Gallery, Naples, Italy

2003
Urban Myths Part II, Whitney Museum of American Art at Altria, New York, NY
Urban Myths Part I, Miami Art Central, Miami, Miami, FL
Urban Myths Part I, Baum Award, UC Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
Cheerleaders 2000-2002, Miami Dade Community College, Miami, FL

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016
Alchemy: Transformations in Gold, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
The Inaugural Exhibition, Makasiini Contemporary, Turku, Finland
Luis Gispert + Jacolby Satterwhite, Lundgren Gallery, Mallorca, Spain

2015
Custom Lives: Rasquache Renaissance, MACLA, San Jose, CA
100+ Degrees in the Shade, A Survey of South Florida, Miami, FL
Young Americans, Vienna’s Franz Josefs Kai 3 Gallery, Wein, Austria
Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Étienne, Musée d’Art et d’Industrie, Saint-Étienne, France
America is Hard to See, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

2014
Amerika, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL

2013
Artists Ball, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

2012
SHUTTER: Selected Photography and Film from the CINTAS Foundation Fellows Collection, Miami Dade College,
Miami, FL
Out of Focus: Photography, Saatchi Galery, London, UK
Behold, America!, The San Diego Museum of Art and the Timken Museum of Art, San Diego, CA

2011
It Ain’t Fair: Materialism, OHWOW, Miami, FL
Ball Game, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, TX
Wall Space, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA

2010
The Island, OHWOW and LAND, Flagler Memorial Island, Miami Beach, FL
It Ain’t Fair 2010, OHWOW, Miami, FL
The Secret Knows, LAND, Austin, TX

2009
Mnemosyne l’atlante dell’immagini, Centro Arti Visive, Pescheria, Italy
Lover, curated by Kate Gilmore and Candice Madey, On Stellar Rays Gallery, New York, NY
SMALL, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL
A Tribute to Ron Warren, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY
Bling Bling, Audelio Fine Art, New York, NY
Pause, Mark Fox Gallery, Los Angles, CA

2009
Mnemosyne l’atlante dell’immagini, Centro Arti Visive, Pescheria, Italy
Lover, curated by Kate Gilmore and Candice Madey, On Stellar Rays Gallery, New York, NY
SMALL, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL
A Tribute to Ron Warren, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY

2008
Mediations Biennale, Poznan, Poland
The Constructed Image, Redux Contemporary Art Center, Charleston, SC
TRANSactions: Contemporary Latin American and Latino Art, Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY;
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA; Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC

2007
Not For Sale, PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, NY
Milieu, Lizabeth Oliveria, Los Angeles, CA
Wrong Number, Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Rock-n-Roll Fantasy, White Box, New York, NY
Manifest: Colonial Tendencies of the West, Gallery of Contemporary Art, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO
Zwischen Zwei Toden / Between To Deaths, ZKM Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, Germany
Art in America Now, Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China
Situation Comedy: Humor in Recent Art, Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Situation Comedy: Humor in Recent Art, Salina Art Center, Salina, KS

2006
USA Today, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK
Youth of Today, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
Constant Disturbance, Centro Cultural Español, Curated by Gean Moreno, Miami, FL
Bring it on, Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago, IL
Transformer, Traveling exhibition of contemporary artworks from the West Collection, Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA
Nominally Figured, Recent Acquisitions in Contemporary Art, Fogg Art Museum Harvard University, Boston, MA
Making Do, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT

2005
Situation Comedy: Humor in Recent Art, Curated by Dominic Malone, The Contemporary Museum Honolulu, HI; Chicago
Cultural Center, Chicago, IL; Winnipeg Art Gallery Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Make It Now New Sculpture In New York, Sculpture Center, New York, NY
EVA, curated by Dan Cameron, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick, Ireland
Will Boys Be Boys? Questioning Adolescent Masculinity in Contemporary Art, curated by Shamim M. Momin, traveling
exhibition (2004-2006), The Salina Art Center, Salina, KS; Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, CO; Herbert F. Johnson
Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
The Superfly Effect, Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ

2004
Contested Fields, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
Semiprecious, Public Art Fund, MetroTech Center, Brooklyn, NY
Fade In, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
Open House: Working in Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY

2003
Women Beware Women, Deitch Projects, New York, NY
Next Next Visual Art, Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York, NY
Black Belt, Studio Museum of Harlem, New York, NY
Influence, Anxiety, and Gratitude, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA

2002
Interplay, The Moore Space, Miami, FL
Mass Appeal, The Art Object and Hip Hop Culture, Galerie 101 Ottawa, Montreal; Arts Interculturels, Montreal; The Khyber
Center For The Arts, Halifax, Canada; Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada
Monitor 2, Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY
Bystander, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
10 Seconds 2 Love, Mullerdechiara Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
New Additions To The Altoids Curiously Strong Collection, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY
Officina America, Galleria D’Arte Moderna Villa Delle Rose Museo Morandi, Bologna, Italy

2001
One Planet Under One Groove, Hip Hop and Contemporary Art, The Bronx Museum Of The Arts, New York, NY
Border Stories, IX International Biennial of Photography, Palazzo Brocherasio, Torino, Italy
Optic Nerve III, Return of Optic Nerve, MoCA, Miami, FL
MFA Exhibition, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Bling Bling, Audelio Fine Art, New York, NY
Pause, Mark Fox Gallery, Los Angles, CA

2000
Travels In Hyperreality Making Art In Miami, MoCA, North Miami, FL
Effects, Audelio Fine Art, New York, NY
Mount Miami, American Artists In Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv

1999
The Present Absent, Eight Artists From Miami, Paco Imperial, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Booty Bass, Centre Gallery, M-DCC, Miami, FL
Hot Spots, Los Angeles, Houston, Miami, Wetherspoon Art Galleries, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC;
Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburg, PA

1997
Cultural Consortium Fellowship Exhibition, Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL

AWARDS AND GRANTS

The Baum: Emerging American Photographer Award
Cintas Foundation Visual Arts Fellowship
Rema Hort Mann Foundation Art Gant
Alice Kimball Traveling Grant
Florida Individual Artist Fellowship
Art Access Traveling Grant
New Forms Visual Arts Grant
South Florida Cultural Consortium Visual Arts Fellowship

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, MA
Haifa Museum of Art, Israel
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL
Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, New York, NY
New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY
San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
UC Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

SELECTED WORKS