TIM ROLLINS AND K.O.S. |


Tim Rollins

1955, born in Pittsfield/ME, USA
1976 – 1978, AS University of Maine, Augusta/ME, USA
1978 – 1980, BFA School of Visual Arts, New York/NY, USA
1980, New York University, Department of Art Education, New York/NY, USA
1982, Founded K.O.S. (Kids of Survival) and the Art and Knowledge Workshop, Inc., South Bronx/NY, USA

Lives in South Bronx/NY, USA


K.O.S. - Current Members

Angel Abreu, born in Philadelphia/PA, USA 1974
Jorge Abreu, born in New York/NY, USA 1979
Robert Branch, born in New York/NY, USA 1977
Daniel Castillo, born in New York/NY, USA 1982
Nelson Ricardo Savinon, born in New York/NY, USA 1971
Bryce Zackery, born in Rochester/MN, USA 1984

K.O.S. - Former Members

Wilson Acosta, born in New York/NY, USA 1971
Che Addison, born in New York/NY, USA, 1984
Christina Argulla, born in New York/NY 1971
Adalberto Badillo, born in New York/NY, USA, 1970
Aracelis Batista, born in New York/NY, USA 1974
Wesly Martin Berg, born in Minneapolis/MN 1984
Daniel Bocatto, born in Campinas, Brazil 1991
Howard Britton, born 1974
Jose Burgos, born in New York/NY, USA 1971
Brenda Carlo, born in New York/NY, USA 1974
Emanuel Carvajal, born in New York/NY, USA 1981
Felix Cepero, born 1971
Ivania Cordero, born 1983
Richard Cruz, born in New York/NY, USA 1970
Adam DeCroix, born in Chicago/IL 1970
Robert Delgado, born in New York/NY, USA, 1971
Joshua Drayzen, born in Huntington/NY 1984
Ala Ebtekar, born in Berkeley/CA, USA 1978
Luis Feliciano, born in New York/NY, USA 1972
George Garces, born in New York/NY, USA 1972
James Gillian, born 1972
Michael John Gonzales, born 1971
Anel Hernandez, 1978-1993
Pedro Herrera born in Bronx/NY 1990
Ivor Jones, born 1971
Victor Llanos, born New York/NY, USA 1976
William Lugo, born 1972
Richard Lulo, 1971-1998
John Mendoza, born 1971
Nelson Montes, born in New York/NY, USA
Jorge Luis Muniz, born 1971
Joel Nieves, born in New York/NY, USA 1970
Jose Padilla, born in New York/NY, USA 1971
Jose Parissi, born in New York/USA 1968
Roberto Ramirez, born in New York/NY, USA 1970
Alberto Rivera, born 1971
Carlos Rivero, born in New York/NY, USA 1971
Marcus Roberts, born in San Francisco/CA, USA 1983
Hector Rodriguez, born in New York/NY, USA
Roy Rogers, born in Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands 1971
Anette Rosado, born in New York/NY, USA 1972
Jesus Ruiz, born in New York/NY, USA 1971
Jose Ruiz, born in New York/NY, USA 1971
Darnell Smith, born 1971
Lenin Tejada, born 1979
Gregorio Torres, born 1971
Lissette Torres, born 1970
Miguel A. Valentin, born 1986
Steven Vega, born in Middletown/NY, 1986
Yesenia Velez, born 1972
Benjamin Volta, born in Abington/PA 1979
James Wells, born in Memphis/TN, USA 1984

Solo exhibitions

2012

Tim Rollins and K.O.S. - On Transfiguration, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel, Switzerland

2011

Tim Rollins and K.O.S. - On Transfiguration, GAMeC - Galleria d´Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo, Bergamo, Italy
Tim Rollins and K.O.S., Lehmann Maupin, New York/NY, USA

2010

Songs without words, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland
From the Mountaintop: Tim Rollins and K.O.S., Sarah Moody Gallery, Universtity of Alabama, Tuscaloosa/AL, USA
Art Unlimited, Art 41 Basel, Basel, Switzerland
What Matters, Worcester Art Museum, Worcester/MA, USA
Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: A History, The Frye Art Museum, Seattle/WA, USA
Two x Two for AIDS and Art, The Rachofsky House, Dallas, Dallas/TX, USA
Tim Rollins and K.O.S., Galerie Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium

2009

Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: A History, The Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia/NY, USA
Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: A History, The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs/NY, USA
On the Origin of Species (after Darwin), National Academy of Science, Washington/WA, USA
I Dance with camera, A Institute of Contemporary Art, Pennsylvania/PA, USA

2008

Tim Rollins and K.O.S., AMP Gallery, Athens, Greece
Tim Rollins and K.O.S., Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York/NY, USA
Metamorphosen, Galleria Raucci/Santamaria, Naples, Italy
King and Courage, The Warehouse Gallery, Syracuse University, Syracuse/NY, USA
Let there be light, Picker Art Gallery, Colgate University, New York/NY, USA

2007

Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: 25 Years, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland

2006

New Works on Music, Galleria Raucci/Santamaria, Naples, Italy
We See the Promised Land - Tim Rollins and KOS in Collaboration with Atlanta Youth, Museum of Contemporary Art, Atlanta/GA, USA
The Creation (after Haydn), The New York Center for Arts and Media Studies, New York/NY, USA
The Creation (after Haydn), Denmark Arts Center, Denmark/ME, USA
Tim Rollins and KOS: Past, Present and Future, Yellowbird Gallery, Newburgh, N.Y. and Beacon Cultural Center Beacon, N.Y., USA

2005

The Creation - Tim Rollins and K.O.S. at Pyramid Atlantic, Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center, Silver Springs/MD, USA
Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: The Creation (after Haydn), Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport/ME, USA
On Music, The Kreeger Museum, Washington/DC, USA
On Music, The Contemporary Art Museum of Virginia, Virginia Beach/VA, USA
The Creation Folio, Edison Gallery, Washington/DC, USA
The Creation Folio, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore/MD, USA
Building the Beloved Community, Youth Art Connection, Atlanta/GA, USA
Winter Morning Walks (after Ted Kooser), Heydon Art Center, Lincoln/NB, USA
Freedomworks , Fusebox Gallery, Washington/DC, USA
On the Nature of the Universe, National Academy of Science, Washington/DC, USA

2004

Creation Mythologies , Leonard Pearlstein Gallery, Drexel University, Philadelphia/PA, USA
Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: Large Scale Works 2000 – 2004, The Kalamazoo Institute of Art, Kalamazoo, MI/USA
Let There Be Light, Linda Schwartz Gallery, Cincinnati/OH, USA
Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: Large Scale Works, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago/IL, USA

2003

Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: Agape, Leonard Pearlstein Gallery, Drexel University, Philadelphia/PA, USA
Tim Rollins and K.O.S., University of Virginia Art Museum, Charlottesville/VA, USA
A Midsummer Night’s Dream, University of Georgia Gallery, Athens, Greece
Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: Works on Paper 1983 – 2003, Art Resources Transfer, New York/NY, USA
Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: War of the Worlds, Whitebox, New York/NY, USA

2002

Tim Rollins and K.O.S: Works on Paper, Dishman Art Gallery, Beaumont/TX, USA
Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: Works on Paper, Mills Gallery, Central College, Pella/IA, USA
Tim Rollins and K.O.S. for Lawrence, Kansas - What Happens to a Dream Deferred?, Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence/KS, USA
New Paintings, Galleria Raucci/Santamaria, Naples, Italy
Tim Rollins and K.O.S. - A Midsummer Night's Dream, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Los Angeles/CA, USA
Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: New Work, Baumgartner Gallery, New York/NY, USA
Tim Rollins and K.O.S. - 20 Years of Art and Teaching, Jay Etkin Gallery, Memphis/TN, USA

2001

Real Time, Salina Art Center, Salina/KS, USA
Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: Superheroes, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines/IA, USA
Tim Rollins and K.O.S, Galeria Raucci/Santamaria, Naples, Italy
Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: The Evidence of Things Not Seen, The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, New York/NY, USA

2000

Baumgartner Gallery, New York/NY, USA
Wood Street Galleries, The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Pittsburgh/PA, USA
The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls/NY, USA
M.H. de Young Memorial Art Museum, San Francisco/CA, USA
Shark Island Contemporary Art Center, Bristol, Great Britain
Crow Shadow Institute, Pendleton/OR, USA
Jay Etkin Gallery, Memphis/TN, USA
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale/AZ, USA

1999

Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago/IL, USA
Hatton Gallery, Colorado State University, Fort Collins/CO, USA
Trinity Christian College, Chicago/IL, USA
Robert Livingston Magnet Junior High School, Albany/NY, USA
The Jewish Museum, San Francisco/CA, USA
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale/AZ, USA
Berkeley Art Museum, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley/CA, USA

1998

Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: Kids Across America, University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa/FL, USA
Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: Fifteen Years of Art and Teaching, Ohio University Art Gallery, Athens/OH, USA
Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: I See the Promised Land, John McEnroe Gallery, New York/NY, USA
Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: The Strength to Love, The Greenville College Art Gallery, Greenville/IL, USA
Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: Fifteen Years of Art and Teaching, University Art Museum, SUNY, Albany/NY, USA
Paule Anglim Gallery, San Francisco/CA, USA
Zeum, San Francisco/CA, USA
Grand Arts, Kansas City/MO, USA
Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol, Great Britain
New York State Art Museum, Albany/NY, USA
Berkeley Art Museum, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley/CA, USA
Utrecht Academy of the Arts, Utrecht, The Netherlands

1997

Tim Rollins and KOS: Fifteen Years of Art and Teaching, Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia/PA, USA
Prometheus Bound, Academy Theatre Gallery, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: The Psalms, Youth Art Connection, Atlanta/GA, USA

1996

Kommos, Olin Art Gallery, Kenyon College, Gambier/OH, USA

1995

Mary Boone Gallery, New York/NY, USA

1994

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem/NC, USA
Grand Central Terminal, New York/NY, USA

1993

Fundacion Para el Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City, Mexico
Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago/IL, USA
Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston/MA, USA

1992

Mary Boone Gallery, New York/NY, USA
Crown Point Press, San Francisco/CA, USA
Grand Central Station, New York/NY, USA
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington/DC, USA
Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston/MA, USA
Le Case d'Arte, Milan; Italy

1991

Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago/IL, USA

1990

Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford/CT, USA
Museum fur Gegenwartskunst Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles/CA, Switzerland
Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
State University of New York, College at Cortland, Cortland/NY, USA
Crown Point Press, New York and San Francisco/CA, USA
Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock/NY, USA

1989

Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York/NY, USA
Galerie Johnen & Schöttle, Cologne, Germany
Dia Art Foundation, New York/NY, USA
Interim Art, London, Great Britain

1988

Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York/NY, USA
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis/MN, USA
Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston/MA, USA
Orchard Gallery, Derry, Northern Ireland
Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, Great Britain
Riverside Studios, London, Great Britain
Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston/MA, USA
Galeria La Maquina Espanola, Madrid, Spain

1987

Lawrence Oliver Gallery, Philadelphia/PA, USA
Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago/IL, USA
Knight Gallery, Charlotte/NC, USA

1986

Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York/NY, USA
Fashion Moda, Bronx, New York/NY, USA
State University of New York, Old Westbury/NY, USA

1985

Prayers to Broken Stone: Five Years of Art Against Arson, Hostos Community College, Hostos Art Gallery, Bronx/NY, USA

1980

Education Building Gallery, New York University, New York/NY, USA


Group Exhibitions

2011

The Intellectual Work: Enzo Mari with Pavel Büchler, Jason Dodge, Tim Rollins and K.O.S., Tanya Leighton Gallery, Berlin, Germany
A Rocky Road, Crawfort Art Gallery, Cork City, Ireland

2010

Condensations of the Social, Smack Mellon Gallery, New York/NY, USA
En Privado 2. La Opción Desamable - Es Baluard, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
The Page, Kimmerich, New York/NY, USA
NI UNA MAS (Not One More): The Juarez Murders, Leonard Pearlstein Gallery at Drexel University, Philadelphia/PA, USA
A Collections Legacy: Women Donors at the Haggerty, Haggerty Museum of Art, Milwaukee/WI, USA
Permanent Trouble - Aktuelle Kunst aus der Sammlung Kopp, KOG - Kunstforum Ostdeutsche Galerie, Regensburg, Germany
Painting and Sculpture, Lehmann Maupin, New York/NY, USA

2009

Chelsea Visits Havana, Museo Belles Artes, Havana, Cuba
What Matters, Worcester Art Museum, Worcester/MA, USA
Octet: Codes and Contexts in Recent Art, Visual Arts Gallery, New York City, NY
We Are Sun-kissed and Snow-blind, Galerie Patrick Seguin invites Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Paris, France
I Have a Dream: International Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks Museum, Montgomery/AL, USA
Origins of Species (After Darwin), National Academy of Sciene, Smithsonian, Washington DC., USA
Teresita Fernández/Christian Hellmich/Shirazeh Houshiary/ Tim Rollins and K.O.S., Lehmann Maupin, New York/NY, USA

2008

Party Headquarters: Voting is Just the Beginning, Pratt Manhattan Gallery, New York/NY, USA
Dreams & Portals , Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence/KS, USA
As Lathar/Off Site, Irish Museum of Modern Art, IMMA, Dublin, Ireland

2007

Stripes, Tang Teaching Museum at Skidmore College, New York/NY, USA
Jubilee Exhibition, House Eva Presenhuber, Vnà, Switzerland
Artists’ Books : Transgression / Excess , Space Other, Boston/MA, USA
30th Anniversary Exhibition, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago/IL, USA
Only Words, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia/PA, USA
Repicturing the Past / Picturing the Present,The Museum of Modern Art, New York/NY, USA
Making and Finding, Foundation to Life Exhibition Space, Mount Kisco/NY, USA
What Is Painting ? , The Museum of Modern Art, New York/NY, USA
Sketch and Detail, Chelsea Clinton Community Health Center, New York/NY, USA
Exhibitionism, CCS Bard Hessel Museum Annadale-on-Hudson, New York/NY, USA

2006

The Gold Standart, P.S.1 MoMA, Long Island/NY, USA
Whitney Biennale 2006, Whitney Museum, New York/NY, USA
The Downtown Show : The NY Arts Scene 1974 – 1984, The Grey Art Gallery, New York, NY, USA
The Downtown Show : The NY Arts Scene 1974 – 1984, The Andy Warhol Museum of Art, Pittsburgh/PA, USA

2005

Flashback, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel, Switzerland
Postcards From the Edge, Robert Miller Gallery, New York/NY, USA
Twenty Five Years Part II, Baumgartner Gallery, New York/NY, Switzerland
Beautiful Dreamer , Spaces Cleveland, OH, USA
LOOKING AT WORDS. The Formal Use of Text in Modern and Contemporary Works on Paper, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York/NY, USA
In Private Hands, The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Museum, Philadelphia/PA, USA

2004

In the Spirit of Martin, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery/AL, USA
Monument, Tate Gallery, London, Great Britain
Media.Comm(Unity)/Comm.Medium – divenire comunità oltre il mezzo: l’opera diffusa, Museo Masedu, Sassari, Italy, curated by G.Perretta
Crimes and Misdemeanors, The Cincinatti Museum of Contemporary Art, Cincinatti/OH, USA
The Wild Bunch II, Whitebox Annex, New York/NY, USA
A Show of Hands, Moore College of Art, Philadelphia/PA, USA
Revelation, The Mint Museum, Charlotte/NC

2003

Gallery Artists, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago/IL, USA
Postcards from the Edge, Galerie Lelong, New York/NY, USA
Representing Slavery, Williams College Art Gallery, Williamstown/MA, USA
In the Spirit of Martin, Missouri historical Society, St. Louis/MO, USA
In the Spirit of Martin, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn/NY, USA
In the Spirit of Martin, Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis/TN, USA
In the Spirit of Martin, Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis/NM, USA
In the Spirit of Martin, International Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington/DC, USA

2002

Large Scale, Baumgartner Gallery, New York/NY, USA
In the Spirit of Martin, Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, Detroit/MI, USA
In the Spirit of Martin, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington/DE, USA
In the Spirit of Martin, Paul Morris Gallery, New York/NY
In the Spirit of Martin, The Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach/FL, USA
Collecting Contemporary Art – A Community Dialogue, Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill/NC, USA
I’m Amazed, Liebman Magan Gallery, New York/NY, USA
The Blame Show, White Box, New York/NY, USA
Last Forward II, Berkley Art Museum, Berkley/CA, USA
Large Scale, Baumgartner Gallery, New York/NY, USA
Care For All , White Box, New York/NY, USA
Plotting, Carrie Sacrist Gallery, Chicago/IL, USA

2001

Selections from the Permanent Collection , Studio Museum in Harlem, New York/NY, USA
Selections from the Permanent Collection , The Bronx museum of Art, New York/NY, USA
Selections from the Permanent Collection , Williams Art Museum, Williams College, Williamstown/MA, USA
Parkett Editions , Museum of Modern Art, New York/NY, USA
Almost Warm and Fuzzy: Childhood in Contemporary Art, PS1, Contemporary Art Center, New York/NY, USA
Art as prayer, Cooper Union, New York/NY, USA
Hamilton Gallery, Ontario, Canada
Retorn al pais des mervelles , Funfacio la Caixa, Barcelona, Spain
Le Tribù dell’Arte, Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Roma, Italy, curated by A. Bonito Oliva

2000

Points of Departure, Main Line Art Center, Lower Merion/PA, USA
Recent Acquisitions, The Bronx Museum of Art, New York/NY, USA
The American Century: 1950-2000, The Witney Museum of American Art, New York/NY, USA
Collective Art Practice, Les Abattoirs, Toulouse, France

1999

Tim Rollins and K.O.S, Williams Art Museum, Williams College, Massachusetts /MA, USA
Dream City, Kunstverein München, Munich,
Almost Warm and Fuzzy: Childhood in Contemporary Art, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines/IA, USA
Almost Warm and Fuzzy: Childhood in Contemporary Art, The Scottsdale Center for Contemporary Art, Scottsdale/AR, USA
Urban Mythologies, The Bronx Museum of Art, New York/NY, USA
Recent Acquisitions, The Tate Gallery, London, Great Britain
Righteous!, The Jewish Museum, San Francisco/CA, USA
Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines/IA, USA

1998

The Rites of Spring, PPOW, New York/NY, USA

1997

The Hirshborn Collects: Recent Acqisitions 1992-1996, The Hirshborn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington/DC, USA
More Than One: Twentieth Century Print Portfolios , Museum of Modern Art, New York/NY, USA
Changing Spaces, Youth Art Connection, Atlanta/GA, USA
The Dual Muse, Washington University Gallery of Art, St. Luis/MO, USA

1996

Imagined Communities, Oldham Art Gallery, Oldham, Great Britain
Bronx Spaces, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx/NY, USA
Deformations: Aspects of the Modern Grotesque, The Museum of Modern Art, New York/NY, USA
Youth Matters, Castellani Art Museum, Niagara University, Niagara/NY, USA
Youth Matters, Centre Gallery, Miami-Dade Community College, Miami/FL, USA
Thinking Print, Museum of Modern Art, New York/NY, USA

1995

Zeichen & Wunder, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
Zeichen & Wunder, Centro Calego de Arte Contemporanea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Black Male: Representations of Masculinity in Contemporary American Art, UCLA/Armand Hammer Museum of Art, Los Angeles/CA, USA
Word for Word, Beaver College Art Gallery, Glenside/PA, USA
Contemporary Drawing: Exploring the Territory, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen/CO, USA
Celebration of the Spirit, Oklahoma City Hall, Oklahoma City/OK, USA

1994

Malcolm X: Man, Ideal, Icon, Anacostia Museum, Washington/DC, USA
Malcolm X: Man, Ideal, Icon, Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta/GA, USA
Malcolm X: Man, Ideal, Icon, Yerba Buena Center for Contemporary Art, San Francisco/CA, USA
Public Interventions, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston/MA, USA
Black Male: Representations of Masculinity in Contemporary American Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York/NY, USA
Gewalt – Geschäfte, Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst, Berlin, Switzerland

1993

Malcolm X: Man, Ideal, Icon, Connecticut Museum of Contemporary Art, Connecticut/CT, USA
Malcolm X: Man, Ideal, Icon, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston/MA, USA
Malcolm X: Man, Ideal, Icon, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit/MI, USA
Die Sprache der Kunst - The Language of Art, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria

1992

Devil on the Stairs: Looking Back on the Eighties, Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach/CA, USA
Doubletake: Collective Memory and Current Art, Hayward Gallery, London, Great Britain
Drawing Now: New Spaces, The Museum of Modern Art, New York/NY, USA
15th Anniversary Exhibition, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago/IL, USA
The Power of the City/The City of Power, The Whitney Museum of American Art Downtown at Federal Reserve Plaza, New York/NY, USA
Quotations: The Second History of Art, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut/CT, USA
Quotations: The Second History of Art, Dayton Art Institute, Dayton/OH, USA
Doubletake: Collective Memory and Current Art, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria

1991

Malcolm X: Man, Ideal, Icon, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis/MN, USA
Reimaging America, Momenta Art, Philadelphia/PA, USA
Words and #s, Museum of Contemporary Art, Wright State University, Dayton/OH, USA
Biennial, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York/NY, USA
The Library of Babel: Books to Infinity, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo/NY, USA
Mute, Solo Gallery/Solo Press, New York/NY, USA
Carnegie International, The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh/PA, USA
Transpositions, University of South Florida Art Museum, Tampa/FL, USA
Connected Past, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston/MA, USA
Devil on the Stairs: Looking Back on the Eighties, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia/PA. USA

1990

Edition Schellmann, Lawrence Oliver Gallery, Philadelphia/PA, USA
Insect Politics: Body Horror/Social Order, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo/NY, USA
The Age of Information, Andrea Ruggieri Gallery, Washington/DC, USA
Works on Paper, La Casa d'Arte, Milan, Italy
First Tyne International Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Newcastle upon Tyne, Great Britain
The Decade Show, Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art/The New Museum of Contemporary Art/The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York/NY, USA
Pharmakon '90, Nippon Convention Center, Makuhari Messe International Exhibition Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Gallery Artists, Galeria La Maquina Espanola, Madrid, Spain
Language in Art, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield/CO, USA
Word As Image: American Art 1960-90, Milwaukee, Art Museum, Milwaukee/WI, USA
Word As Image: American Art 1960-90, Oklahoma City Art Museum, Oklahoma City/OK, USA
Word As Image: American Art 1960-90, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX, USA
Art Meets Science and Spirituality in a Changing Economy , Museum Fodor, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Benefit for Andrew Glover Youth Program, Josh Baer Gallery, New York/NY, USA
Trans Avant-Garde Gallery, San Francisco/CA, USA
Team Spirit, Independent Curators Incorporated, New York/NY, USA
ACT-UP Auction for Action: Benefit Auction and Exhibit, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York/NY, USA
Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York/NY
Price of Power, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland/OH, USA
Oh, Those Four White Walls!: The Gallery as Context, Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta/GA, USA
Stripes, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston/MA, USA
3 Tage Umhausen,Umhausen, Austria
Felix Gonzales-Torres, Michael Jenkins, Tim Rollins and K.O.S., Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York/NY, USA

1989

Horn of Plenty, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Word and Image, Lehman College, Bronx/NY, USA
Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin/OH, USA
A Good Read: The Book as a Metaphor, Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York/NY, USA
A Decade of American Drawing, 1980-1989, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles/CA, USA
The Library: Artist's Books , A/D Gallery, New York/NY, USA
A Perspective on Contemporary Art: Color and/or Monochrome, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
Editions Schellmann, The Museum of Modern Art, New York/NY, USA

1988

Romance, Knight Gallery, Charlotte/NC, USA
Longwood Art Gallery, South Bronx/NY, USA
Similia/Dissimilia, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany
Similia/Dissimilia, Leo Castelli Gallery, Sonnabend Gallery, and Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York/NY, USA
Documenta 8, Museum Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany
Artchildren, Artselves, City Without Walls Gallery, Newark/NJ, USA
New York Art Now, The Saatchi Collection, London, Great Britain
Constitution, Temple University Art Gallery, Philadelphia/PA, USA
Selections from X, Damon Brandt Gallery, New York/NY, USA
Recent Tendencies in Black and White, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York/NY, USA
The Beauty of Circumstance, Josh Baer Gallery, New York/NY, USA
Art Against AIDS, Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York/NY, USA
Walk Out to Winter, Bess Cutler Gallery, New York/NY, USA
Committed to Print Dublin, ROSC '88, The Museum of Modern Art, New York/NY, USA
Lawrence Oliver Gallery, Philadelphia/PA, USA
Aperto '88, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
The Binational/Die Binationale, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston/MA, USA
The Binational/Die Binationale, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany

1987

Art And Its Double, Sala de Exposiciones de la Fundacion Caja de Pensiones, Madrid, Spain
Out of the Studio: Art with Community, P.S.1., Institute for Art and Urban Resources, Long Island City/NY, USA
Perverted by Language, Hillwood Gallery, Long Island University, Greenvale/NY, USA
Resistance - Anti-Baudrillard, White Columns, New York/NY, USA
The Art of the Real, Galerie Pierre Huber, Geneva, Switzerland
A Different Corner, Definition and Redefinition - Painting in America, I Bienal Internacional de Pintura, Museo de Art Moderna, Cuenca, Ecuador

1986

Liberty and Justice, Alternative Museum, New York/NY, USA
Liberty and Justice, Lawrence Oliver Gallery, Philadelphia/PA, USA
Liberty and Justice, The New Museum, New York/NY, USA
Gallery Artists, Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York/NY, USA
Art And Its Double, Centro Cultural de Barcelona, Spain
Art And Its Double, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago/IL, USA
Art And Its Double, Brooke Alexander Gallery, New York/NY, USA
Benefit for The Kitchen, Brooke Alexander Gallery, New York/NY, USA
Text and Image, Holly Solomon Gallery, New York/NY, USA
For Encima Del Bloqueo, Centro Wilfredo Lam, Havana, Cuba

1985

20/20, B.K. Smith Gallery, Lake Erie College, Painesville OH, USA
Alarm Clock, Royal-Festival Hall, London, Great Britain
Disinformation, Alternative Museum, New York/NY, USA
Biennial, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York/NY, (Americana, Installation by Group Material), New York/NY, USA
Public Art, Nexus Art Center, Atlanta/GA, USA
Social Studies, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York/NY, USA

1984

New Art of the Decade, Artists Space, New York/NY, USA
Identity and Illusion, Sarah Lawrence College, New York/NY, USA
Ansatzpunkte kritischer Kunst heute, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany
Ansatzpunkte kritischer Kunst heute, Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst, Berlin, Germany
D/Colby College, Waterville/ME, USA
Olympiad, Kantor Gallery, Los Angeles/CA, USA
Art for or Against, Thorpe Intermedia Gallery, Sparkill/NY, USA


1983

Artists' Call, Brooke Alexander Gallery, New York/NY, USA
Timeline, P.S. 1., Institute for Art and Urban Resources, Long Island City/NY, USA
The War Show, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook/NY, USA
The State of the Art: The New Social Commentary, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York/NY, USA
Act/React, S.P.A.R.C., Los Angeles/CA, USA
Primer, Artists Space, New York/NY, USA
The 1984 Show, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York/NY, USA

1982

Alternatives, The City Gallery, Department of Cultural Affairs, New York/NY, USA
Atlanta, Group Material, New York/NY, USA
The Atomic Salon, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York/NY, USA
Inaugural Exhibition, Group Material, New York/NY, USA


Teaching

2003 – 2005

Resident Professor of Art and Education, Drexel University, Philadelphia/PA, USA
Visiting Professor of Art, Literature and Music, Drexel University and Center for the Prevention of School Violence and Martha Washington Elementary School, Philadelphia/PA, USA

1997

School of Visual Arts, New York/NY, USA

1995

Distinguished Visiting Professor, University of California at Davis/CA, USA

1982 – 1987

I.S. #52, South Bronx, New York/NY, USA

1980 – 1982

Learning to Read Through the Arts Program, New York/NY, USA

1980 – 1981

New York Marxist School, New York/NY, USA