Books


2023


The Last Gayborhood


2022


SEX in the 11206


2020


Fourteen Schools in Fourteen Days


2019


You I See


On Grief


2018


Destination Wedding


Pictures and Words – The Sun Rises in The West and The Sun Sets in The East


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


2017


“Tracing Trajectories: Selections from the Wagner/Hoggard Collection” Trestle Projects, Brooklyn, NY


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


“Bricks in da Hood” Oliver Kamm/5BE Gallery, NY


“Works on Paper” Hagan Saint Phillip Gallery, Bronx, 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


2018


Outlandish – This Filthy World “Dirty Disco Leopard Print Parking Lot Pop Up Shop” Palm Springs, CA


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), On 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


2019


Artblog Interview, Live hard, love hard, Joe Ovelman talks about his book ‘On Grief’ & other topics. May 31.


2018


WHYY Speak Easy “The key to creativity in another man’s shirt,” April 27.


2017


ARTFCITY Podcast, Tracing Trajectories: Paddy Johnson William Powhida, 0:50:41, November 24.


2012


“Reviews, Joe Ovelman,” Sculpture Magazine, Sarah Tanguy, June.


2007


“To Explore Race, Sometimes You Focus on the Explorer,” New York Times, Holland Cotter, February 3.


“Racialist Perspectives,” Gay City News, Wayne Northcross, February 1.


“Joe, O Submisso,” EleEla, Ano 37, Ediciao 422.


2006


“Art Attack!,” My Comrade, Wayne Northcross.


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.


Art Addict: Shows to See – New York, Paigewest.typepad.com April 07.


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


Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art