Summer Wheat

1977, Oklahoma City, OK
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

EDUCATION

2005 M.F.A. Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

2000 B.A. University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018
Catch and Release, Shulamit Nazarian GAllery, Los Angeles
Gamekeepers, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York
Frieze Art Fair, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York
Summer Wheat: Inside the Garden, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY

2017
Earth Tones, Braverman Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
Full Circle, curated by Nina Bozicnik, Henry Museum of Art, Seattle, WA
Noble Metal, Savannah College of Art and Design, Trois Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2016
Pry the Lid Off, Oklahoma Contemporary Museum of Art, Oklahoma City
NADA NY, solo booth project, presented by Fridman Gallery

2015
Walk-In Pantry, Fridman Gallery, New York

2014
NADA NY, solo booth project, represented by Samson Gallery
Everything Under the Sun, Pocket Utopia, New York

2013
Few and Far Between, Cress Gallery of Art, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, TN

2012
Hi - Lo, Samsøn, Boston, MA
It Was The Best of Times, Valentine, Ridgewood, NY
Purple Buff, TPP, Puerto Rico

2007
Succulent, 2 Car Garage Gallery, Savannah, GA

2005
No Dumping, Pei Ling Chan Gallery, Savannah, GA
Office Work, Orleans Hall, Savannah, GA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018
SEED, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York

2017
Jillian Meyer, Dasha Shishkin, Summer Wheat, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York
Hard, curated by Samuel Toabe, University Hall Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA
Character Study, Gutstein Gallery, Savannah, GA

2016
Art Bo Art Fair, Y Gallery, Bogota, Colombia
Crossroads Art Fair, Y Gallery, London, UK
Untitled Art Fair, DeChiara Projects, New York
We Run Things, Y Gallery, New York

2015
Common Thread, Mixed Greens, NY, NY

2014
More Material, curated by Duro Olowu, Salon 94, NY, NY
Pouring it on, Hester Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

2013
Collectors Exhibition, ICA Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
Mira Dancy, Jessica Williams and Summer Wheat, Thierry Goldberg gallery, New York
PAINT THINGS: beyond the stretcher, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA
Paradox Maintenance Technicians: A Comprehensive Manual to Contemporary Painting from Los Angeles and Beyond, curated by Max Presneill and Jason Ramos, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
Calamity and Ruin, Project 722, Brooklyn, NY
A Group Show, curated by Camilo Alvarez, Samson Projects, Boston, MA
Upsodown, curated by AJ Liberto and Kate True, New Art Center, Newton, MA

2012
Go Face Yourself, Nancy Lincoln Gallery, Beaver Country Day School, Chestnut Hill, MA
Committee’s Choice: Beyond Boundaries, St. Butolph, Boston, MA
Color Go Lightly, curated by Laurie De Chiara, Gallery Valentine, Hamptons, NY
Boston Contemporary, Four Eleven Studio, Provincetown, MA
Bushwick Basel, presented by Valentine, Starr Space, Brooklyn, NY
Twisted Sisters, curated by Kristen Dodge with Janet Phelps, DODGE Gallery, New York
zonaMACO with Samsøn, Mexico City, D.F., Mexico
Pretty Ugly, curated by Nina Gara Bozicnik, Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA
The Calendar’s Tales, curated by Lynne Cooney, 808 Gallery, Boston University, Boston, MA
What Only Paint Can do, curated by Karen Wilkin, Triangle Arts Association, Brooklyn, NY

2011
I am who I am. The Portrait Reconsidered, Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston, MA
Romantic Agony, Horton Gallery, New York

2010
Momenta Gallery Art Benefit, White Columns, NY
Under the Radar, Front Street Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
The Real LR, curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud, Ligne Roset, New York, NY
Triangle Arts Open Studio, Triangle Arts Association, Brooklyn, NY

2009
About Face, Ed Thorpe Gallery, NY, NY
Summer Guest House, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA
A Dry Run, Charlie Horse Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Art Lot, Installation by John Bjerklie and Matthew Blackwell, contributing artist, Brooklyn, NY

2008
Exhibition Preview, curated by Amanda Parmer, Postspace, Brooklyn, NY

2007
CAS Fine Art Group, Reynolds Street Gallery, Savannah, GA
Telfair Art Ball, Telfair Museum of Art, Savannah, GA
Art Papers Annual Auction, Mason Murer Fine Arts, Atlanta, GA

2006
Armstrong Atlantic State University Faculty Exhibition, AASU Main Gallery, Savannah, GA
2 Car Garage Group Exhibition, 2 Car Garage Gallery, Savannah, GA
New Material, 2 Car Garage Exhibition, Savannah, GA
CAS Fine Art Group, Reynolds Street Gallery, Savannah, GA
Armstrong Atlantic State University Faculty Exhibition, Main Gallery, Savannah, GA

2004
Small Works, Red Gallery, Savannah, GA
Contes Fantastiques, Gallery Fpriem, Lacoste, France
Vernissage, Lacoste School of the Arts, Lacoste, France
Site Specific Collaborative with Dr. Friedhelm Mennekes, Lacoste, France

2003
Boys and Squares, Turner and Associates Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Emerging Artists of Oklahoma, Omniplex Museum, Oklahoma City, OK

2002
Mixed Media Explorations, IAO Individual Artists of Oklahoma Gallery, Oklahoma City, OK
Mixed Media Exhibit, Norick Art Center, Oklahoma City, OK

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES

2016
NADA Artadia Award, given to one artist whose work was exhibited at the fair, and selected by Ian Alteveer of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Studio Museum's Amanda Hunt, NY, NY

2010
Triangle Arts Association International Residency Program, awarded one year term studio residency stipend, Brooklyn, NY

2009
BRIC Arts Media Brooklyn, Contemporary Art Center, awarded Artist of the Month September 2009, curated by Elizabeth Ferrer

2004
Graduate Residency Lacoste School of the Arts, Lacoste School of the Arts, Lacoste, France

WRITING

Passing Through, contributing writer for Art 21 magazine, July/August issue, July 2015.

ARTICLES

2018
Gittlen, Ariela, "Summer Wheat," Elephant Magazine, Autumn.
Jones, Alex A., "Summer Wheat: Swamp Hunters (2018)," The Brooklyn Rail, July 11.
Kukielski, Tina, "Summer Wheat," Bomb Magazine, April 9.
Li, Jennifer S., "Summer Wheat at Shulamit Nazarian," Art in America, November 1.
Rina, Amelia, "Critics' Picks: Summer Wheat," Artforum, June.

2017
“Summer Wheat’s ‘Noble Metal’ at Braverman Gallery, Tel Aviv," Blouin Art Info, October 14.

2015
Goldrich, John, “The Painted Pantry of Vermeer's Milkmaid,” Hyperallergic, April 20.

2014
Indrisek, Scott, “NADA offers Relief from Frieze’s Market Madness,” Blouin Art Info, May 5.
Johnson, Ken, “Pluralism, with Bug Zappers and Doll People: A critics guide to the Best of the Lower East Side,” The New York Times, April 3.
Knudsen, Steven, “Deferall of a Vanguard,” Art Pulse Magazine 5, no. 19: 50-54, May.
Smith, Roberta, “Clash of the Items, at a Gallery Near You,” New York Times, July 24.
Vartanian, Hrag, “NADA NY Does it better than Ever,” Hyperallergic, May 10.

2013
Bergeron, Chris, “Upsodown Captures the magic of carnival,” MetroWest Daily News, January 27.
Gleisner, Jacquelyn, “Summer Wheat and her flight away from ‘Cowboy Space Gangsters,” art:21 blog, April 8.
Davis, Lindsey, “Upsodown at New Art Center,” Art Scope, January 28.
McQuaid, Cate, “They are off the wall,” Boston Globe, Febuary 8.
McQuaid, Cate, “Whats up Boston? Upsodown.” Boston Globe, January 22.
"Paint Things Beyond the Stretcher," Sculpture Magazine 32, March.
Pyper, John, "Paint Things at Decordova," Big, Red, and Shiny, January 31.

2012
Baldwin, Rosecrans, “North American Scum,” The Morning News, February 28.
McQuaid, Cate. “At the edge of expectation,” Boston Globe, February 22.

2011
Garza, Evan, “11 to Watch in 2011: Editor’s Pick,” New American Paintings blog.
Holz, Evanice, Eye See Hue Issue 3, December 9.
McQuaid, Cate, “Monstrously Provocative Portraits,” Boston Globe, February 9.

2009
Wilson, Letha, Artist of the Month at BRIC|Media|Brooklyn, September 1.
Hrag, Vartanian, “Summer Wheat: 'My First Rap Song,” Hyperallergic, July 20.

2007
Hersh, Allison, “Go Beyond the Studio Door," Savannah Morning News: AA, May 30.

2005
Bennet, Allison, “Art Picks”, Savannah Morning News," Coastal Art and Antiques: 17, June 30.
Hersh, Allison, "Fairy Tale Fever," Savannah Morning News: 5, July 2.
Miller, Ken, “King of Zine,” Tokion 49: 55-56, September/October.
Morekis, Jim, “Painting the Town Red," Connect Savannah: 5, January 13.
Morris, Amy, “Emerging Artists,” Coastal Art and Antiques: 19, January 6.

2004
Boss, Monique, “Wheat Re-imagines Office Supplies," The Chronicle 5, no. 15: 5, December.
O.M., ”Une Exposition Collective A Decuver Jusquá Cecoir," La Provence, Lacoste, France, March.

2001
Brandenburg, John, “Media exhibit captures artistic detail,” The Daily Oklahoman, Art Review Arts A2, April 22.
Hinton, Mick, “Making Walls Flower,” The Daily Oklahoman, July 5.

COLLECTIONS
Dallas Museum of Art

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