Curtis Mitchell, American (1954 - )

Curtis Mitchell


1983 MFA Sculpture, Yale University School of Art, CT
1981 MA Sculpture, Goddard College, VT


2009 Martos Gallery, New York, HY
2008 Sculpture Center, Cleveland, Ohio
2006 PS1/MOMA Project Room, New York, NY
2003 Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, PA
Esso Gallery, New York
2002 Esso Gallery, New York
2001 Esso Gallery, New York
1999 AC Projects, New York. (with Fritz Welch).
1998 KX Galerie, Hamburg, Germany.
1996 One Great Jones Gallery, New York. (with David Humphrey).
1992 Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York.
Galerie Marc Jancou, Zurich.
1990 Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York.
1989 Lang and O'Hara Gallery, New York.
1987 White Columns, White Room, New York.
1986 Hallwalls Gallery, Buffalo, New York.


2009 “Processed”, Leubsdorf Art Gallery, New York, NY.
“More Mergers…”, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA.
2008 “The Word Is…”, Galerie Maisonneuve, Paris, France.
2007 “Modeling the Photographic: The End(s) of Photography”, McDonough Museum of Art, Youngstown, Ohio.
“Year ‘07”, County Hall, London, England.
2006 Copilandia”, Seville, Spain.
Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY.
2003 “Trip”, Paolo Tonin Arte Contemporanea, Turin, Italy.
2002 “Snapshot”, Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD.
2001 “Gather and Tell”, Mexican Cultural Institute, New York, NY.
1998 “Embedded Metaphor”, Wellesleyan Univ., Middletown, CT.
“Pop Surrealism”, Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut.
“Destroyer-Creator”, John Weber Gallery, New York.
1997 “Embedded Metaphor”, Dalhousie Univ., Halifax, Nova Scotia.
1996 "Try a Little Tenderness", Apex Art, New York.
Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, Florida.
Travelling Exhibition. Independent Curators Inc.
1995 "Pittura Immedia: ...”, Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria.
"Now Is The Time", Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York.
1994 "Jet Lag", Galerie Martina Detterer, Frankfurt, Germany.
1993 "Stoned (High Low)", Ruth Bloom Gallery, Santa Monica, CA.
1992 "7 Rooms/7 Shows", P.S. 1 Museum, New York.
"Gulliver's Travels", Sophia Ungers Galerie, Koln, Germany.
"Cadences: ...", The New Museum of Contemporary Art, NY.
1991 "The Projected Audience”, Four Walls, Brooklyn.
"Outside America: Going Into The 90's", Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta.
1990 "All Quiet on The Western Front?", S.P.P.A.A. Paris, France.
"Stendhal Syndrome: The Cure" Andrea Rosen Gallery, NY.
"Stained Sheets/Holy Shroud", Krygier Landau, Santa Monica, CA.
1989 American Fine Arts Gallery, NY.
1988 "Emerging Sculptors", Sculpture Center, NY.
1987 White Columns, NYC


2009 Utter, Douglas, “Curtis Mitchell”, Art Papers, Jan./Feb.
2008 Tranberg, Daniel, “Personas…”, Plain Dealer, Cleveland, OH.
2006 Sirmans, Franklin. “Sluttish With Content”, PS1 Newspaper (July).
2005 Agro, Ombretta. “Atomica”, Inside, Milan, Italy.
2003 Winn, Alice. “New Installations, Mattress Factory”, Pulp, Pittsburgh, PA.
Shaw, Kurt. “New Installations”, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, PA.
Hannegan, Barry. “New Installations,”, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, PA.
Aletti, Vince. “Imaging The Abstract”, Village Voice, NY.
2002 Sirmans, Franklin. “Curtis Mitchell”, Time Out , (April 11-18).
“Prescient Then and Now”, The New Yorker, (July 1).
Johnson, Ken. “Kismet”, The New York Times, (September 6).
2001 Hirsch, Faye. “Curtis Mitchell”, Art On Paper, (March-April).
2000 Townsend, Chris. “Portfolio: Curtis Mitchell”, Hot Shoe Int., (March).
Johnson, Ken. “Curtis Mitchell/Fritz Welch”, The NY Times, (March 26).
1998 Zimmer, William. “Inviting or Not, What Do ...”, The NY Times, (Oct. 4).
Zimmer, William. “Show of Work...”, The New York Times, (March 15).
Gerlach, Gunnar. “Landschaft, Logik …”, Szene Hamburg, (June).
1997 Horodner/Sanders. Dazed and Confused, “Warhol Is...”, (No. 27, p. 48).
Horodner, Stuart . New Observations, “Frankenstein”, (Spring).
1995 “Now Is The Time”, Flash Art, (October).
1994 Baer Bogenschutz, D. "'Jetlag' …", Artis, (August).
Pesch, Martin. "Jet Lag", Journal Frankfurt., (May).
Bogenschutz. "Erfahrung der Eile", D. Frankfurter Rundschau, (March).
1993 Smith, Roberta. "Examining Culture...", The NY Times, (November 28).
Liu, Catherine. "Pop Body", Lusitania, (Volume 1, Number 4).
Zimmer, W. "Yale Celebrates Its Artists", The New York Times, (June 27).
1992 Cotter, Holland. "Curtis Mitchell", The New York Times, (May 29).
Melrod, George. "Curtis Mitchell at Andrea Rosen", Art News, (Nov).
Nesbitt, Lois. "Curtis Mitchell at Andrea Rosen", Artforum, (September).
Smith, Roberta. "The Curio Shop", The New York Times, (July 3).
Liu, Catherine. "Diary of the Pop Body", Flash Art, (October).
Levin, Kim. "Art In Brief: Mssr. B's Curio Shop", Village Voice, (July 14).
1991 Adams, Brooks. "Curtis Mitchell", Art in America, (March).
Bass, Ruth. "Curtis Mitchell", Artnews, (January).
Hess, Elizabeth. "No Place Like Home", Artforum, (October).
Markus, Liz. "Curtis Mitchell", Sculpture , (March/April).
Schor, Mira. "You Can't Leave Home Without It", Artforum, (October).
Schwabsky, Barry. "Mitchell/Feher/Hayes", Arts Magazine, (November).
Smith, Roberta. "Turning The Corner ...", The New York Times, (March 9).
Smith, Roberta. "Three Artists Who Favor Chaos," The NY Times, (Aug. 2).
Williams, Gilda. "Curtis Mitchell's Public Installation", Flash Art, (May).
"Perils of Public Art", Art in America, (May).
"Homeless Sculpture Attacked", The Journal of Contemp. Art, (April).
1990 Adams, Brooke. "Shock of the Mundane", Vogue, (March).
Connor, Maureen. "Curtis Mitchell", Arts, (March).
Curtis, Cathy. "Curtis Mitchell", Los Angeles Times, May
Humphrey, David. "Stained Sheets/Holy Shroud", Arts, December
Humphrey, David. "Hair Piece", Art Issues, February
Jarrell, Joe. "Can't Get It Out of My Bed", Village View, May 4 ‑ 10
Jones, Nancy. "Junk Art", New York Woman, April
Kurjakovic, Daniel. "Curtis Mitchell at Marc Jancou", Flash Art, May.
Levin, Kim. The Village Voice, July 24
Melrod, George. Sculptures review, May/June
Smith, Roberta. "The Group Show as Crystal Ball", New York Times, July.
Spector, Buz. "Stained Sheets/Holy Shroud", Art Issues, (Sep/Oct).
"Detritus", The New Yorker, August 6
1989 Brenson, Michael. "Curtis Mitchell", The New York Times, (November 6).
Brenson, Michael. "Four New Sculptors", The New York Times, January
Liu, Catherine. "Let's Get Real", Village Voice, (August 1).
1987 Brenson, Michael. "The City as Sculpture Garden:", New York Times, July
1986 Brenson, Michael. "A Bountiful Season In Outdoor Sculpture
Reveals Glimmers of a New Sensibility", New York Times, July 18


2011 Foundation for the Contemporary Arts , 2011 Grants to Artists Award
2005 Gottlieb Foundation
1990 Pollock-Krasner Foundation


Walker Art Museum Minneapolis, MN
N.Y. Public Library New York, NY
Boston Museum of Fine Arts Boston, MA
Lannon Foundation Los Angeles, CA
Mattress Factory Pittsburgh, PA


1993 Mitchell, Curtis. "Uses of Waste", Lusitania, (Volume 1, Number 4).
Mitchell, Curtis. "Working the Park", Meaning, (May).
1990 Mitchell, Curtis. "Stasis", Meaning, (November).

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