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David Mann

BIOGRAPHY

 











David Mann is an American artist living and working in Brooklyn, New York. Solo exhibitions of his paintings have been presented throughout the United States and Canada including recent solo museum exhibitions at the Flaten Art Museum, Northfield, MN (2005) and the National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC (2002.) In 2000, the artist was awarded a Pollock Krasner Foundation Award. Paintings by David Mann are in several public and corporate collections including The Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY, The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY, and The Eli and Edyth Broad Museum at Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI. Reviews of his work have been published in The New York Times, Art in America, TimeOut NY, The Brooklyn Rail, and many others.

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Education

1976    
MFA., Studio Arts/Painting, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

1973    
BFA Studio Arts/Painting and Sculpture, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2016

Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY

2011
McKenzie Fine Art, New York, NY

2009                
McKenzie Fine Art, New York, NY

2007                
McKenzie Fine Art, New York, NY

2006                
Zolla Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

2005                
McKenzie Fine Art, New York, NY
Flaten Art Museum, St Olaf College, Northfield, MN

2004                
Museum of Outdoor Arts, Englewood, CO

2003                
McKenzie Fine Art, New York, NY

2002                
National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C

2001                
James Graham & Sons, New York, NY
Elliot Smith Contemporary Art, St.Louis, MO

2000                
Artcore Gallery, Toronto, Canada

1999                
James Graham & Sons, New York, NY
Nina Freudenheim Inc., Buffalo, NY

1997                
Elliot Smith Contemporary Art, St.Louis, MO
James Graham & Sons, New York, NY

1995               
Elliot Smith Contemporary Art, St.Louis, MO

1994                
LedisFlam, New York, NY
Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY
David Klein Gallery, Birmingham, MI

1993                
David Klein Gallery, Birmingham, MI

1992
LedisFlam, New York, NY

1991                
Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY

1990                
Dart Gallery, Chicago, IL
LedisFlam, New York, NY

1989                
Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY

1987                
LedisFlam, New York, NY

1986
Paintings, University of Delaware, Newark, DE

1984   
Shadow, Recent Paintings and Drawings, Race Street Gallery Grand Rapids, MI


Selected Group Exhibitions

2015

Hot Spots, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY

2011                
Black and White, Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY

2010    
I Am the Cosmos, at the New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, N.J (projected)
The Sacred and Profane, The Portsmouth Museum of Fine Art in New Hampshire, Portsmouth, NH
Mostly Monochrome, McKenzie Fine Art, New York, NY

2009                
Old School, Jack the Pelican Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Parsons Pink Slips: Selected Work by the Department of Fine Arts Adjunct Faculty, George Adams Gallery, New York, NY
New to the KAM Collection, Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

2008    
Mixed Paint: New Work by 12 Contemporary Painters, Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, Auburn, NY
Conversations in Paint, The Art League of Long Island Dix Hills, NY

2007    
Seduction of Scale, Life Sciences Institute, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

2006                
Abstract, Eleanor Cayre, Long Branch, NJ
World Without End, McKenzie Fine Art, New York, NY

2005    
David Mann and Macyn Bolt, Flaten Art Museum, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN
Under Cover, Miranda Fine Art, Port Chester, NY

2004    
Paintings that Paint Themselves, or so it seems, Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Mindscape, Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York, NY
Size Matters, Elliot Smith Contemporary Art, St. Louis, MO
David Mann and Maureen McQuillan, Museum of Outdoor Arts, Englewood, CO

2003                
Beautiful Recession, Red Dot, New York, NY

2002                
Cascade of Scales, James Graham & Sons, New York, NY
Field. Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
Inaugural Group Exhibition, M%, Cleveland, OH
Four From New York, Elliot Smith Contemporary Art, St. Louis, MO

2001                
Hydro, Marcel Sitcoske Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2000                
Fluid Flow, James Graham & Sons, New York, NY

1999                
Summer Slam, Tobey Fine Arts, New York, NY
Phenotypology, Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY

1998                
Little, Jeffrey Coploff Fine Arts, New York, NY
Drawing, James Graham & Sons, New York, NY
Abstraction, James Graham & Sons, New York, NY

1997                
Aspects of Abstraction, Barkin-Leeds Ltd. Atlanta, GA
Cool, The Lobby Gallery, New York, NY
Paint as Primal Substance, The Painting Center, New York, NY

1996                
Three Paintings, Kagan /Martos Gallery, New York, NY

1995                
Absolutely Abstract, Elliot Smith Contemporary Art, St. Louis, MO

1994                
Paint, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Points of Interest/Points of Departure, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Summer Group, Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY
On a Grand Scale, Elliot Smith Contemporary Art, St. Louis, MO

1993                
The Inaugural Show, The Painting Center, New York, NY
Summer Group, Elliot Smith Contemporary Art, St. Louis, MO

1992                
The Forceful Gesture, Valencia Community College, Orlando, FL
Painters, Trenkmann Gallery, New York, NY

1991                
Of Nature and The Human Spirit, Daniel Saxon Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Group Show, Dart Gallery, Chicago, IL
The Big Picture: Recent Large Scale Abstract Paintings PBCC, Museum of Art, Lake Worth, FL
The Language of Painting, Elliot Smith Contemporary Art, St. Louis, MO
Black and White, Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY

1990                
Unique Works on Paper, Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY
From Earth to Archetype, LedisFlam, New York, NY
New York Collection 1990-91, Albright-Knox Art Gallery Buffalo, NY

1989                
3 Painters, Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY

1988   
Candidates for the Arts Awards, American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
Works on Paper, Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY
National Invitational Drawing Exhibit, Santa Rosa Junior College Art Gallery, Santa Rosa, CA (catalogue)

1987    
39th Annual Purchase Exhibition, American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
Working in Brooklyn: Painting, The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Soul, LedisFlam, New York,  NY

1977                
In Western New York, Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Wherenwhen, Hallwalls Gallery, Buffalo, NY

1976    
36th Western New York Exhibition, Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY


Selected Awards

2000 
               
The Pollock Krasner Foundation Award


Selected Public and Corporate Collections 

The Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Bank of America, New York, NY
The Eli and Edyth Broad Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Greenpoint Bank, NY
Life Sciences Institute, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Museum of Outdoor Arts, Englewood, CO
National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC
New School University, NY
Neuberger Berman, New York, NY
Nine-Zero Hotel, Boston, MA
Progressive Corporation, Mayfield Village, OH
University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, PA
University of Utah - James L. Sorenson Molecular Biotechnology Building, Salt Lake City, UT
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Battery Park City, NY
Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Cayman Islands
Willkie, Farr, Gallagher, NY


Selected Bibliography

2009    
            
Talasek, JD. "Liquid Gravity," Issues in Science and Technology, Fall
Gillespie, Kalki. "David Mann: Solo Show," New York City Gallery Review (blog), October 16
Mattera, Joanne. "Coincidentally: Ramsay and Mann," Joanne Mattera Art Blog, October 28

2008   
Rushmore, Katherine. Mixed Paint: New Work by 12 Contemporary Painters, at the
Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, Auburn, NY Syracuse Post-Standard, April 6
Goodman, Jonathan. “David Mann at McKenzie Fine Art,” Art in America March

2007    
Cantú, John Carlos. "'Seduction of Scale' Dazzles," The Ann Arbor News, April 15
Gardner, James. "'Art is Décor'--Or is it More?" The New York Sun, May 3

2006    
Wu, Suzanne, "David Mann," UR Chicago, August
Cavallomagno, Christine, "From Infinity and Beyond," NY Arts Magazine, September/October
McAdams, Shane. "Talking Shop with McKenzie Fine Art," Chelsea Now, December 1, p. 20

2004    
Kingsley, April. Paintings That Paint Themselves, or so it seems, exhibition catalogue, Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Ellingbee, Sonya. "New York City artists' work complements dance," Englewood Herald," October 22
Clover, Samuel T. "Art to Start With," The New York Post, October 30

2003   
Carter. David Mann, catalogue essay, McKenzie Fine Art,  New York
McMorrow, Denise. "David Mann," The Brooklyn Rail (online edition), November
Korotkin, Joyce. “Beautiful Recession,” M The New York Art World, April 2001 Zinsser, John.
David Mann, catalogue essay, James Graham & Sons, New York 
Honigman, Ana. “David Mann,” TimeOut NewYork, November 1
Johnson, Ken. “David Mann,” The New York Times, October 19
Smith, Brian. “David Mann: Age of Wonder,” St. Louis Post-Dispatch, March 18
Afable, Jade. “Hydro,” Reviewwest.com, January

2000    
Brennan, Michael. “Painter’s Journal,” Artnet.com Magazine, January 19

1999    
Huntington, Richard. “Exploring the Sights Created in Science,” The Buffalo News, May 12
McQuillan, Maureen. “Phenotypology,” exhibition brochure, Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY, April
Huntington, Richard. “David Mann, Wiping Away the Old Ways of Painting,”The Buffalo News, April 7

1998   
Johnson, Ken. “Abstraction,” The New York Times, January 9

1997   
Murdock, Robert. “Karen Barth, David Mann, Tom Martinelli”, Review, December 15
Shales, Ezra. “Karen Barth, David Mann, Tom Martinelli,” Review, December 15
Daniel, Jeff. “A Big Fresh Whopper of a Show,” St. Louis Post Dispatch, August 21
Virbasius, Madeline. “Serena Bocchino, David Mann, Carolanna Parlato, Nola Zirin at The Lobby Gallery,” Cover, Spring
Newhall, Edith. “Talent,” New York Magazine, February 3
Glueck, Grace. “David Mann,” The New York Times, January 23

1994    
Huntington, Richard. “For David Mann The Paint is the Point,” The Buffalo News, November 23
Kalina, Richard. “David Mann at LedisFlam,” Art in America, July

1991    
Huntington, Richard. “Globes Blend Word and Image; Paintings Bridge Art and Nature,” The Buffalo News, October 10

1990    
Artner, Alan G. “David Mann at Dart,” Chicago Tribune, July 20

1988    
Heartney, Eleanor. “Emerging Artists,” Contemporanea, Summer Issue

1987    
Moorman, Margaret. “Working in Brooklyn: Painting,” New York Newsday,August 7
Brenson, Michael. “Brooklyn Painters,” The New York Times, July 3

1981
Huntington, Richard. “Review,” Buffalo Courier Express, March 22