Born in 1979 in Milwaukee, WI, USA
Lives and works in New York, NY and Milwaukee, WI
MFA, Combined Media, Hunter College
BFA, Painting, University of Wisconsin Madison
2016 Real Feelings, The Green Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
2014 Atavistic Zen, DUVE Berlin, DE Shell Game, The Suburban, Oak Park, IL
2013 Strictly Method, Galerie SAKS, Geneva, CH
2012 Alpha Wave, DUVE Berlin, Berlin, DE Paper View, The Green Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
2011 Exotic Beta, The Hole Gallery, New York, NY Shadow Work, Nicole Klagsburn, New York, NY
2010 Rough Boy, Galerie SAKS , Geneva, CH Dirty Black Summer Revisited, AMP Gallery, Athens, GR
2009 Quazai, DUVE Berlin, Berlin, DE Touch Of Grey, The Journal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 2008 Dark Systems, Deitch Projects, New York, NY The Dusky Parlour, DUVE Berlin, Berlin, DE
The Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
The Deste Foundation Collection, Athens, Greece
CCA Andraxt, Mallorca, Spain
The Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, OH
The Hort Family Collection, New York, NY
The Artist Pension Trust, New York, NY
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016 Season One: Inscription, Nicholas Frank Public Library, Milwaukee, WI Il suffit d'un grand morceau de ciel, Galerie Jerome Pauchant, Paris, FR
2015 Macrocosmi - Patterns of Another Order, Altes Postfuhramt West, Berlin, DE American Fantasy Classics Reunion, Usable Space, Milwaukee, WI Mysterious Muck, Circuit 12 Gallery, Dallas, TX Pattern ::: Chaos, Cinders Gallery, Brooklyn, NY Crossfading, Galerie SAKS, Geneva, Switzerland
2014 Sha Boogie Bop, Anonymous Gallery, New York, NY Buying Friends: The Ryan Kortman Collection, UICA, Grand Rapids, MI Go With The Flow, The Hole, New York, NY Summer Show, Galerie SAKS, Geneva, Switzerland Cielo & Tierra, Galeria Impakto, Lima, Peru Silvier, Super Dakota, Brussels, Belgium Combustion, Galerie SAKS, Geneva, Switzerland
2013 A Study in Midwest Appropriation, Hyde Park Centre, Chicago, IL Cisco Sysco Sisqo, La Fonda (Site-specific project), Rockaway, NY Current Tendencies III, The Haggerty Museum of Art, Milwaukee, WI Jam Session, Galerie SAKS, Geneva, CH XSTRACTION, The Hole, New York, NY
2012 The Art Of The Joke, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, DK Art On Paper 2012: The 42nd Exhibition, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC Plantimplant, Dittrich & Schlechtriem, Berlin, DE Portrait of a Generation, The Hole, New York, NY Fine Line, Workshop Gallery, Venice, IT Behind the Light, Galleria Pedro Cera, Lisbon, PT Casas De Empeña, Anonymous Gallery, Mexico City, MX
2011 Pure Logo, New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA Dark Vision, Galerie SAKS , Geneva, CH The Nightstands, Phillips de Pury, NY Art Machine, The Hole, New York, NY New York Minute, Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow, RU Rogue Elements, RH+ Gallery, Istanbul, TR
2010 LOGOS-LOVOS, DUVE Berlin, DE Not Quite Open for Business, The Hole, NY Never Can Say Goodbye (Site-specific project), No Longer Empty, New York, NY Postermat, The Hole, Brooklyn, NY Salad Days, The Journal, New York, NY The Power of Selection, Part 2, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL
Artissima 17 with DUVE Berlin, DE
2009 Burn, Baby, Burn!, DUVE Berlin, Berlin, DE Inferno, Yautepec Gallery, Mexico City, MX New York Minute, Museo d‘Arte Contemporanea di Roma, Rome, IT The Black & White Show, Collective Hardware, NY Black Hole, CCA Andratx, Mallorca, SP Better Late then Never, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY
Art Brussels with DUVE Berlin, DE
Armory Show with Deitch Projects, NY
2008 Conceptual Figure, Deitch Projects, NY Mail Order Monsters 4, Max Wigram Gallery, London, UK Mail Order Monsters 3, AMP Gallery, Athens, GR
Dark Fair, presented by the Milwaukee International, The Swiss Institute, NY Performed Identities, Kathleen Cullen Fine Art, NY
2007 Painted Objects, Harris Lieberman Gallery, NY Famous Adults as Children, Famous Children as Adults, Monya Rowe Gallery, NY The Whitney Art Party / ISP Benefit, Whitney Museum, NY Journal Drawings, The Journal, NY
2006 School Days, Jack Tilton Gallery, NY
The Armory Show with Jack Tilton Gallery, NY
2005 Delusionarium2, White Box Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2004 Tar Pit Tales, 4-F Gallery, Los Angeles, CA Happy Days are Here Again, David Zwirner Gallery, NY
2002 Man Walks Into a Room, Dumbo Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY
Theme Song for an Exhibition, Conceived and Produced by David Robbins, Music Production by Richard Galling & Evan Gruzis, White Columns Records, New York, Ny
Condensed Matter Community, with Kristof Wickman, The Synchroton Radiation Center, University of Madison-Wisconsin
Boster, Valerie. “Beta Launch.” Vogue, October, Web.
Bill Farrell Agency. “About Last Night…” Fashion Week Daily, October, Web.
Aboutaleb, Britt. “Evan Gruzis Does Denim And Ice.” Elle. October 2011. Web.
Corbett, Rachel. “Deitch Projects Artists: Where Are They Now?” Artnet Magazine, August, Web.
Stipanovich, Alexandre. “Studio Visit With Evan Gruzis.” Opening Ceremony, Web
Greenberg, Kevin. “The Nightstands.” PIN-UP. Vol 10. Spring / Summer
Khemsurov, Monica. “Studio Visit: Evan Gruzis, Artist.” Sight Unseen, February Web
Elke, Buhr. “Posterboy der anderen Art.” Monopol. June, p. 50-57.
Fukaya, Masayo. “The Journal Gallery: Comment with Evan Gruzis.” Plus Eighty One. Vol. 48. Summer
Bem, Merel. “Evan Gruzis, Looking at Looking.” Stimul;. Issue No. 4. Fall
Grayson, Kathy, ed. “New York Minute: Sixty Artists on the New York Scene.” Miami, FL.: O.H.W.O.W.
Gorin, Andrew. “Deitch Projects Showcases Emerging Artists in Long Island City.” The Huffington Post, September, Web.
Provedel, Stephanie. Free Style: Evan Gruzis.”
Mode-Operatoire. Vol. 7. October, Web.
Pulimood, Steve. “Vacation‘s All He Ever Wanted.” Interview Magazine, May
Gruzis, Evan, Mara Hoberman and Joachim Pissarro. Dark Systems. New York: Deitch Projects. 2008. Monograph.
“Five Artists taking their work to the Forefront of Fine Art.” Plastique. Autumn-Winter
Grayson, Kathy, ed. Mail Order Monsters. New York: Deitch Projects, AMP, Picturebox
Foster, Carter. “Evan Gruzis.” The Journal. Vol. 22, Spring, p. 178-185
“Interview - Evan Gruzis.” Vice Germany. March, Web.
Hurt III, Harry. “Executive Pursuits. The New York Times, December
Sakuma, Yumiko. “NYC. Not For Tourists | ART.” Esquire Japan. November
Foster, Carter. “Salon.” The Journal Vol. 20, Spring
Benson, Jesse, Jeffery Vallance and Kenney Berger. Delusionarium: 31, Cat. Illus., Santa Ana
Chattopadhyay, Collette. “’Delusionarium 2’ at White Box Gallery” Artweek Jul/Aug