Nicole Cherubini

NICOLE CHERUBINI
B. 1970, Boston USA
Lives and works in Hudson and Brooklyn, NY

EDUCATION
2002 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan. ME
1996-1998 MFA, Visual Arts: New York University, New York, NY
1990-1993 BFA, Ceramics: Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
1989-1990 Tufts University, Medford, MA


ONE AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2016
the love tapes, a retrospective, Retrospective, Hudson, NY

2015
golden specific, Samsøñ, Boston MA

2014
500, Pérez Art Museum Miami, FL
kiss bite, Spence Projects, New York, New York, NY

2013
In and Out of Weeks, Tracy Williams Ltd, New York, NY

2012
Tuesdays & Saturdays: Nicole Cherubini & Beverly Semmes (catalogue), Samsøñ,Boston, MA
Simryn Gill | Nicole Cherubini, Tracy Williams, Ltd, New York, NY

2010
Polly Apfelbaum / Nicole Cherubini: Studiowork, D’Amelio Terras, New York, NY

2009
Project Room, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA (curated by Lisa Melandri)

2008
D’Amelio Terras, New York, New York
Smith-Stewart, New York, New York

2007
Samsøñ, Boston, MA
Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA
Nassau County Museum, New York (with Valerie Hegarty)

2006
Klemens Gasser and Tanja Grunert, Inc., New York, NY
Jane Harstook Gallery, Greenwich House Pottery, New York, NY

2005
Samsøñ, Boston, MA
ADA Gallery, Richmond, VA

2004
G-Pots and Gems, Jersey City Museum, NJ.

2001
Transformer, La Panaderia, Mexico D.F., Mexico (with Nancy Barton and Carol Bove)

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016
Julia Benjamin, Sarah Braman & Nicole Cherubini, Jack Hanley Gallery, New York, NY
If Only Bella Abzug Were Here, Marc Straus, New York, NY
LABspace, Hillsdale, NY
This is the Living Vessel: Person. This is What Matters, This is Our Universe. Detroit, MI
A Whisper Where It Came From, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO

2015
Why Can’t It Be Everlasting?, Tracy Williams, Ltd, New York, NY

2014
OK Great THANKS This Is SO RIDICULOUS, DCKT, New York, NY
On the Blue Shore of Silence, Tracy Williams, Ltd., New York,, NY
OK Great THANKS This Is SO RIDICULOUS, ACME. Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Still Life With, La Mama Galleria, New York, NY
Painting in the Expanded Field, Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art, Augusta, GA
Anthropocene, Canada Gallery, New York, NY

2013
Drifter, Hionas Gallery, New York, NY
Vessels, The Horticultural Society of New York, New York, NY; curated by Chris Murtha
In Praise of Chance and Failure, Family Business Gallery, New York, NY
Recent Ruins, Lucien Trras, 143 Reade, New, NY

2012
Simpatico, Boston University Art Gallery, Boston, MA
Pretty Ugly, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA; curated by Nina Gara Bozicnik
What Do You Believe In, NY Photo Festival, Brooklyn, NY; curated by Amy Smith-Stewart
Makeup on Empty Space, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY

2011
No Object is an Island, Cranbrook Art Museum, Cranbrook Academy of Art,
Bloomfeild Hills, MI.
Chain, Chain, Chain, BISCHOFF/WEISS, London, England; curated by Glenn Adamson
Thing Tang Trash – Upcycling in Contemporary Ceramics, Permanenten: The West
Norway Museum of Decorative Art, Bergen, The Netherlands; curated by Heidi Bjørgan
This is Then, DODGEgallery, New York, NY
Shapeshifters, 443 PAS Gallery, New York, NY; curated by Laurel Sparks
Affinities: Painting in Abstraction, D’Amelio Terras, New York, NY;
curated by Kate McNamara
Contemporary Clay, RH Gallery, New York, NY
Dust to Settle, Cuchifritos, New York, NY
Notes on Notes on “Camp,” INVISIBLE-EXPORTS, New York, NY

2010
Collision, The RISD Museum of Art, Providence, RI; curated by Jackie Saccoccio
Under Skirt: a Peek at the Institution of Art, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Canada
Illusions Lounge, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL

2009
Pink Panther, Kumukumu Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Smith-Stewart with
Hannah Dumes and Nicole O’Rourke
Misfeasance?, Museo de Arte Raúl Anguiano in Guadalajara, México, curated by
Montserrat Albores
Harlem Postcards: Spring 2009, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
1992009, D’Amelio Terras, New York, NY
An Expanded Field of Possibilities, Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
On From Here, Guild & Greyshkul, New York, NY
Dirt on Delight, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA; will travel to the
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
John Jay College Gallery, New York, NY. “Nicole Cherubini and Patrick Purcell.”
Curated by Roberto Visani.

2008
Without Walls, Museum 52, New York, NY
BlueBalls, APF Lab, New York, NY
Confrontational Ceramics, The Arts Exchange, White Plains, NY
Another Peep Show, Smith-Stewart, New York.
Environments and Empires, The Rose Art Museum, Waltham, Ma. Curated by
Dominique Nahas and Margaret Evangeline.
Newman Popshiavilli, New York, NY
Re-Considering Color: Postmodern Classical II, Onassis Cultural Center, New York.

2007
Irrational Profusion, PS 1/MOMA, Queens, New York. Curated by Phong Bui.
Circumventing the City, D’Amelio Terras Gallery, New York. Curated by Rachel Uffner.
Newman Popiashvili Gallery, New York. Curated by Omar-Lopez-Chahoud.
Blood Meridian, Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin. Curated by David Hunt.
Lucky Draw, Sculpture Center, New York, NY
Intelligent Design, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY. Curated by Rico Gaston& Ellie Murphy.

2006
Trans-Hudson Project: the cultural landscape, Pelham Art Center, Pelham, NY
New Work, Happy Lion, Los Angeles, CA. Curated by David Hunt.
The Bong Show, Leslie Tonkonow, New York, NY. Curated by Beverly Semmes.
Miami Design Exhibition, Miami, FL, M*A*S*H. Curated by David Hunt.
Beauty’s Gold is Clay, Alexandre Gallery, New York, NY
Material Abuse, Caren Golden Fine Art, NY /Clifford Gallery, Colgate University.
Sci-Fi Lullabies, FirePlace Projects, Hamptons, NY.
new work, Klemens Gasser and Tanja Grunert, Inc., New York, NY.
One Part Clay, Garth Clark, New York, NY. (traveling, SOFA NY)
Brutto Gusto, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Henry Street Settlement, New York, NY. Curated by Erin Donnelly.

2005
Make it Now: New Sculpture in New York, The Sculpture Center, New York, NY.
Maximum Volume, Atlanta College for the Arts Gallery, Atlanta, GA.
Curated by Isolde Breilmeyer

2004
TwiLife, Caren Golden Fine Art, New York, NY.
Peekskill Project, New York, NY. Curated by Koan Jeff Baysa.
Art on the Installment Plan, Abrons Art Center, New York, NY. Curated by Lilly Wei.
Super Salon, Samson Projects, Boston, MA.
RISD Biennial NYC 2004, Claire Oliver Fine Art, New York, NY. Curated by Shamim Momin.

2003
Pantone, Massimo Audiello Fine Art, New York, NY. 
City Mouse/Country Mouse, Space 101, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY. 
Dress Me Up, Soil Gallery, Seattle, WA.
Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ. Curated by Calvin Reid.
Tomoyo Saito Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
A Theory of Relative Power, Henry Street Settlement, New York, NY. Curated by
Franklin Sirmans.

2002
4 Brooklyn Artists, Tomoyo Saito Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.
Innovation and Tradition, Henry Street Settlement, New York, NY.

2000
Kravets/Wehby Gallery, New York, NY. 2000 Part 2: Photographs
Here, Here Gallery, Cleveland, OH. Photographic Imagination.
SnapShot, The Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD.

1999
New York, NY: Big City of Dreams, OpenSpace, Milan, Italy. (curated by Franklin Sirmans)

SELECTED HONORS AND AWARDS
2009 Art Matter Grant, Travel to Mexico
2007 The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award
2001-02 Emerge 2002 Artist Development Program, Aljira Center for Contemporary Art, New Jersey, NJ
Artist-in-Residence, Henry Street Settlement, New York, NY
2000 Greenwich House Pottery Artist Residency, Summer-Fall 2000
1998 Jack Goodman Award for Art and Technology, New York University
1997 Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts Residency Fellowship
1995 The New England Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, Sculpture
Massachusetts Arts Council, National Endowment for the Arts
1994 The Travel Grants Fund for Artist (México), Arts international, NEA


BIBLIOGRAPHY
2014
Braman, Sarah. Nicole Cherubini, Bomb, Number 129 Fall 2014, p. 137-143
Wei, Lilly. "Claytime! Ceramics Finds its Place in the Art-World Mainstream,"
ARTnews,January 15, 2014.
Micchelli, Thomas. More Now Than Then: When Art Reaches Back,
Hyperallergic Aug. 16, 2014

2013
Hirsch, Faye. "Nicole Cherubini,” Art in America, December 9, 2013.
Plagens, Peter. "Lyrical Forms, Social Commentary and Handiwork," The Wall Street Journal, October 11
“The Lookout: Nicole Cherubini at Tracy Williams,” Art in America, September 
Rossetti, Chloe. “Vessels,” Artforum, June 28, 2013.
Rosenberg, Karen. “Vessels,” The New York Times, June 20, 2013.

2012
Mquaid, Cate. “Best shows of 2012 in Boston-area art galleries”
Dec. 25, Boston Globe, 2012
“Tuesdays & Saturdays: Beverly Semmes & Nicole Cherubini. Exhibition Catalogue, Samsøñ, Boston, MA
McNamara, Kate. SIMPATICO. Exhibition Catalog, Boston University, MA
No Object is an Island: New Dialogues with the Cranbrook Collection. (Exhibition Catalog)
Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfeild Hills, MI.

2011
Thing Tang Trash-Upcycling in Contemporary Ceramics. (Exhibition Catalog) Bergen
National Academy of the Arts and Art Museums, Bergen, Norway.

2010
Smith, Roberta. “Spray!, Polly Apfelbaum/Nicole Cherubini: Studio Work”. NY Times, 7/16/10, p. C26

2009
Miles, Christopher. “Nicole Cherubini at Santa Monica Museum of Art,” Los Angeles Times, Oct 14
Reichert, Elizabeth. “Nicole Cherubini’s Art Pots,” Ceramics: Art and Perception, No. 77
Smith, Roberta. “Crucible of Creativity, Stoking Earth into Art,” NY Times, 3/20/09, p. C25
Smith, Roberta. “A Gallery Goes Out in a Burst of Energy,” NY Times 2/6/09, p. C5
Rosof, Libby. “Dirt on Delight: Impulses That Form Clay,” Reviews, Ceramics Monthly, Mar 2009
Dirt on Delight: Impulses That Form Clay. (Exhibition catalog) Institute of Contemporary Art, Univ. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.
Garcia, Mike. Expanded Field of Possibilities. (Exhibition catalog)
Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum.

2008
Cotter, Holland. “Lower East Side: Art Shoehorned Amid Charm,” NY Times 11/14/08, p. C29
“Top Ten,” Artforum, 11/2008, pp.181-2
“Goings on About Town: Nicole Cherubini,” The New Yorker, 10/28/08, p.28

2007
Smith, Roberta. “The Material is the Message”, NY Times 9/10/08
Breaking the Mould, New Approaches in Ceramics. Black Dog Publishing.
Albores, Montserrat: Brielmaier, Isolde; Davis, Taylor; Hunt, David. “Nicole Cherubini”; catalog in conjunction with exhibition at Samson Projects.
Johnson, Ken. “Critics Pick”, Boston Globe. 4/14/07
Nadelman, Cynthia, ArtNews, “Critic’s Pick”, 4/07
Porter, Jenelle. Assem-bling. Catalog in conjunction with ICA exhibition.
Perreault , John. American Craft 2/2007: One Part Clay
Reichert, Elizabeth. Ceramics Arts & Perception, 5/2007: One Part Clay.
Tarkassis, Kostas. Clay Art International Yearbook, Greece, March 2007

2006
Porter, Jenelle. The Believer Magazine, “the top ten”
Johnson, Ken. New York Times, “Art Listings” 7/28/06
Cohen, David. NY Sun. “Not resigned to the Realm of Craft” 7/27/06
Palmerton, Elwyn. NYArts “Nicole Cherubini” Vol 11 no 7/8
Hunt, David. “Are Ceramicists to bother…” Essay for exhibition at Gasser and Grunert.
Kley, Elisabeth. Art News, 2/2006. “Just Bead It” pp.114-115.
Clark, Garth and Delvecchio, Mark. “One Part Clay: Advent-Garde and Mixed Media” SOFA
Dean, Mark. “One Part Clay” Catalog for Traveling Exhibition.
Pfannkuche, Bernd. Neue Keramik, magazine, Germany. 11/2006: One Part Clay
Reichert, Elizabeth. Ceramics Monthly, 11/2006. One Part Clay

2005
TimeOut New York, “TwiLife”
Korotkin, Joyce. NY Arts/ M Magazine/ January 2005. “TwiLife”
Coates, Jason. Style Weekly/ February 2nd, 2005. P.31
The Improper Bostonian/ April 6, 2005. P. 69
Artforum. May 2005. “Preview”
Smith, Roberta. The New York Times/ May 27, 2005. P. E37 “The Many Shades of Now,…”
Ammirati, Domenick. Art Forum. October 2005. “Reviews”
Ins and Outs: Long Island City, NY / June 2005. “The Skinny on Sculpture”
Pappalaro, Anne. Artforum / June 2005. “Critics’ Picks’.
McGee, Celia. Daily News / May 27th, 2005. “What’s Old is New”.
Scott, Andrea K. TimeOut New York / June 2-8, 2005. “The New New Thins”
The Queens Courier / June 15, 2005. “ ‘Make It Now’ In Long Island City”
The New Yorker / June 27th, 2005.
TimeOut New York / July 14-20, 2005.
Kunitz, Daniel. The New York Sun / July 28th, 2005. “Better See it Now”

2004
Aranda-Alvarado, Rocio. “Nicole Cherubini: G-Pots and Gems” 1x1 Exhibition Catalogue
Smith, Roberta. New York Times 1/9/2004. Art in Review: "Pantone"
Smith, Roberta. New York Times 1/23/2004. Last Chance.
Wei, Lilly. "Art on the Installment Plan" Henry Street Settlement.
Momin, Shamim. "RISD Fine Art Biennial" (catalog)
Plummer, D'Lynne. South End News. May 13, 2004. Vol.25 no.17.

2003
Korotkin, Joyce. NY ARTS / April 2003 "Brooklyn"
Honigman, Ana Finel. Contemporary Magazine/ vol. 51. "NY: Space 101. "
Sirmans, Franklin. "A theory of relative power" Catalog
Bischoff, Dan. The Star-Ledger/Sunday June 1, 2003. "Aljiras new gallery emerges.."
Black, Mary. The Tablet, Seattle 05/01. " what to check out when you're out and about"
Stoezs, David. Seattle Weekly 5/30. "Dress Me Up"

2002
Sirmans, Franklin. "Henry Street Settlement: Artists-in-Residence" catalog
Ting, Mary. "Tradition and Innovation"

2001
Riekels, Lawrence. Transformer. La Panaderia, Mexico D.F.
Lopez, Maria Luisa. “Transformer Femenino en La Panaderia” Culture, Milenio Diario. 12/01
Ruiz, Blanca. “Mujeres en Accion” Primera Fila, Reforma. 1/19/2001
Sirmans, Franklin. Atmosfere Metropolitane . Comune di Milano, da Punto Erre,

2000
“Here,Here” 6/24/200, The Plain Dealer/ Entertianment Section, Cleveland, Ohio
Photographic Imagination Catalog, in conjunction with the exhibition 6/2000

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Pérez Art Museum Miami, Miami FL
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham MA
Tang Teaching Museum, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York
Cranbrook Art Museum, MI
Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, MA
MIT List Visual Arts Center, MA
Museum of Fine Arts Boston, MA

VISTING ARTIST | TEACHING | PANELS
2016 George Ohr, Boston University, Boston, MA
University of New York, Albany, NY
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art panel, Kansas City, MO
Voulkos, Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY
2015 George Ohr, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
George Ohr, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
2014 University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
CAA, "What is contemporary ceramics?”, New York, NY
2013 Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
George Ohr, Perez Art Museum Miami, Miami, FL
2012 Cranbrook Art Museum, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI.
Visiting Artist, Ceramics, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI.
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA.
Visiting Artist, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI.
Visiting Artist, Ecole des Arts Visuels et Mediatiques, Universite du Quebec, Montreal
2011 Visiting Artist, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI.
Visiting Artist, Museum School, Boston, MA.
Visiting Faculty, Ox-Bow, Saugatuck, MI
2010 Visiting Artist, Rutgers University, MFA program, New Jersey.
Visiting Artist, SVA MFA Program, New York.
Visiting Artist, University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Visiting Artist, École des arts visuals et médiatiques de l’UQAM
Visiting Artist, Corcoran College of Art, Washington DC
2009-10 Mentor, University of the Arts, MFA program, Philadelphia, PA.
2009 Visiting Artist, University of the Arts, MFA program, Philadelphia, PA.
Visiting Artist, Tyler University, MFA program, Philadelphia, PA.
Visiting Artist, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Visiting Artist, Bennington College, Bennington, VT
2007 Visiting Artist, Massachusetts College of Art & Design, Boston, MA
Visiting Artist, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
2005-07 Visiting Professor, Hunter College, New York, NY
2006 Visiting Artist, RISD, Providence, RI
Visiting Artist, Cooper-Union, New York, NY
Visiting Artist, NYU, New York, NY
2005 Adjunct Faculty, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
Adjunct Faculty, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA


 
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