Joe Ovelman

Solo Exhibitions

2011 “Coming Home” Conner Contemporary Art, Washington DC
2007 “For Whites Only” Oliver Kamm/5BE Gallery, NY
2005 “Snow Queen” Conner Contemporary, Washington DC
2004 “Like A Virgin” Oliver Kamm/5BE Gallery, NY
2003 “Joe Ovelman” Daniel Silverstein Gallery, NY

Group Exhibitions

2015 “Black Lives/White Light,” Recreative Spaces, Washington, DC
2009 “LiquidLine LineaLiquida LinhaLiquida,” Galeria Marta Traba, Fundacao Memorial Da America Latina, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2008 “Gallery Artists, Inaugural Building Exhibition,” Conner Contemporary Art, Washington, DC
“Straight to Hell…,” Exile Gallery, Berlin, Germany
“The Other Side,” 58 Gallery, Jersey City, NJ
2007 “again: serial practices in contemporary art,” Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT
“The Male Gaze” Nicholas Weist and Powerhouse Books, Brooklyn, NY
“The End is Nigh” Higher Pictures, NY
2006 “Works on Paper” Hagan Saint Phillip Gallery, Bronx, NY
“Bricks in da Hood” Oliver Kamm/5BE Gallery, NY
2004 “Seven More(things we love}” Conner Contemporary, Washington DC
“Collector’s Cabinet” Mark Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles
2003 “5BE” Oliver Kamm/5BE Gallery, NY
“Seven (things we love)” Conner Contemporary, Washington DC
“K-48 NOW PLAYING” D’Amelio Terras, NY
2002 “Who Me? Role-Play in Self Portrait Photography” Zabriskie Gallery, NY
2001 “It’s a wild party and we’re having a good time” Paul Morris Gallery, NY
“Salon Style” Plusultra, Brooklyn, NY
2000 “Site Specifics 2000” Islip Art Museum, Long Island
“Living is Easy” Richard Anderson Fine Arts, NY
“Possession” Bill Bartman and Art Resources Transfer, NY

Special Projects

2015 Frieze New York, “My Way,” Curated by Michael St. John, Andrea Rosen Gallery, NY
2008 NEXT Fair, “If I Were President,” Conner Contemporary Art, Chicago
2005 ATM Gallery, “A One Day Show,” NY
Bartlett Gallery, Provincetown, MA
2004 Stray Art Fair, solo exhibition, Chicago
2002 Scope Art Fair, solo exhibition, Miami
PAID. (Khyber Kabob Restaurant, 10th Avenue at 22nd Street), NY
2001 2001 Seventeen Strangers/Subjugation, Hagan Saint Philip at The Chelsea Hotel, NY
2000 Gender ID, Nerve.com

Site-Specific Street Installations NYC

2006 Sao Paulo Wall
2004 First Map Wall
2003 Two Walls
2001 Poem Posting 2
Poem Posting
2000 Gagosian Wall- boys 4 spring
1999 Posting(F#@ting), Broadway at Times Square
Ascension- Limelight nightclub installation
White Wall, 521 West 20th Street
1998 Wooster Wall, Wooster Street at Greene
Urinal, nightclub installation

Bibliography

2012 “Reviews, Joe Ovelman,” Sculpture Magazine, Sarah Tanguy, June 2012.
2007 “To Explore Race, Sometimes You Focus on the Explorer,” New York Times, Holland Cotter, 02 03 07
“Racialist Perspectives,” Gay City News, Wayne Northcross, 02 01 07
2006 “Joe, O Submisso,’ EleEla, Ano 37, Ediciao 422, 2007
“Art Attack!,” My Comrade, Wayne Northcross, 2006
2005 The Washington Post Express. March.
2004 K48. September.
ART IN REVIEW; Joe Ovelman,” New York Times, Holland Cotter, April 30.
“Show World; Joe Ovelman,” Village Voice, Vince Aletti, April 28.
Elle Decor, Italia. April.
2003 Village Voice. March 19.
The New Yorker. January 20.
2002 ARTnet.com, December 6.
ARTnet.com, September 16.
2001 lgny. October 25.
Village Voice. September 25.
2000 Simon Says. September/October.
Village Voice. July 18.
New York Times. April 19.

Selected Collections

2007 Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

Education

2010 Master of Fine Arts, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Graduate Time-Based Interactive Media Certificate, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1995 Bachelor of Fine Arts, West Chester University, West Chester, Pennsylvania
Concentration in Graphic Design