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David Moreno Biography

Born in Born in Los Angeles in 1957

Lives in Brooklyn, New York


1984-85California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

1982University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; BFA

One-Person Exhibitions

2013“Resonancia y Silencio,” Galeria OMR, Mexico City

2011Feature Inc., New York

2006“Television Noise Photographs,” Feature Inc., New York

2005“Quietly Oscillating,” Feature Inc., New York

2002Feature Inc., New York

1999Feature Inc., New York
M du B, F, H & g, Montreal

1997Feature Inc., New York
“Revelations: David Moreno,” Neuberger Museum, Purchase College, State University of New York, Purchase, NY      (brochure)

1994Feature Inc., New York

1993Feature, New York

1992Center for Contemporary Art, Chicago

1991Feature, New York
University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL (catalogue)

1990Center for Contemporary Art, Chicago

1989Feature, New York


Selected Group Exhibitions

201313th Istanbul Biennial
“Uncontrollable Urge,” Portland Museum of Modern Art
“I want that inside me,” Feature Inc., New York

2012“Punt,” Feature Inc., New York
Everyday Abstract – Abstract Everyday,” James Cohan Gallery, New York; curated by Matthew Higgs
“30th São Paolo Biennial: The Imminence of Poetics,” São Paolo; curated by Luis Perez-Oramas, André Severo,
     and Tobi Maier (catalogue)

2009“White Noise,” James Cohan Gallery, New York
“Populate This Form,” Feature Inc., New York

2008“Healing,” Feature Inc., New York
American Academy Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York
“Shit,” Feature Inc., New York
“g-salon,” g-module, Paris

2007“Play Yourself,” Gimpel Fils, London
“Packedsockdrawer,” Feature Inc., New York
“Picturing Pixels,” Gallery W52, New York
“Recordings,” Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta
“Thoughts,” Feature Inc., New York

2006“Looking Back,” White Columns, New York; curated by Matthew Higgs
“Deep Freeze,” Mehr (Midtown), New York
“Strictly Geometrical?,” Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany
“Drawings III (Selected),” g-module, Paris
“Transforming Chronologies: An Atlas of Drawings, Part 1,” Museum of Modern Art, New York (catalogue)

2005“The sun rises in the evening.,” Feature Inc., New York
“Greater New York 2005,” P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York (catalogue)

2004“About Painting,” Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY

2002“Post-Systemic Art,” Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, NJ

2001“Another, once again, many times more.,” Feature Inc., New York
“Amused,” Carrie Secrest Gallery, Chicago (catalogue)
“Boomerang: Collector’s Choice,” Exit Art, New York; curated by Ken Freed
“The Paul A. Anderson Art History Collection,” Augustana College Art Gallery and Museum, Augustana College, Rock Island, IL (catalogue)

2000“Modern Starts: The Raw and the Cooked,”Museum of Modern Art, New York
“Photographs About Photography,” Andrew Kreps, New York; curated by Liz Deschenes
“Hairy Forearm’s Self-Referral,” Feature Inc., New York
“Grok Terence McKenna Dead," Feature Inc., New York

1999“Sight Gags: Grotesque, Caricature and Wit in Modern and Contemporary Drawings,” Museum of Modern Art,
     New York (brochure)
“Pretty Happy Painting,” M du B, F, H & g, Montreal
“Continued Investigation of the Relevance of Abstraction,” Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York

1998“curious.parking@stupendous.strawberry,” Galerie S. & H. De Buck, Ghent, Belgium
“Would have had.,” Cabinet Gallery, London
“Drawings,” Feature Inc., New York
“More Pieces to the Puzzle: Recent Additions to the Collection,” Museum of Modern Art, New York
“Drawers,” Feature Inc., New York
“Drawing to an End,” Anna Kustera Gallery, New York
“SCIENCE,” Feature Inc., New York
“Normal Editions Workshop: A Print Retrospective,” Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL
“Paintings,” Feature Inc., New York
“Word Perfect,” Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago
“WOp: Works on/of paper,” ANP, Antwerp, Belgium

1997“A Decade of Collecting: Recent Acquisitions in Contemporary Drawing,”Museum of Modern Art, New York
“Frankensteinian,” Caren Golden Fine Art, New York

1996Richard Bloes/Rachel Harrison/David Moreno,” Feature Inc., New York
“AbFab,” Feature Inc., New York
“Acts of Obsession,” Carla Stellweg Gallery, New York

1995“Strung Into the Apollonian Dream...,” Feature Inc., New York
“Smells Like Vinyl,” Roger Merians Gallery, New York; curated by Thaddeus Strode and Sarah Seager

1994“Slice & Dice,” Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago; curated by Susan Sensemann
“The Arabesque,”P.P.O.W., New York; curated by Thomas Woodruff
Feature Inc., New York

1993“Art in the Age of Information,” 808 Penn Modern, Pittsburgh, PA; curated by Elaine A. King (catalogue)
“Cutting Bait,” Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago; curated by Corey McCorkle (catalogue)

1992“Tattoo Collection,” Galerie Jennifer Flay and URBI et ORBI, Paris; Daniel Buchholz, Cologne; Centre d’Art Regional
     d’Art Contemporain, Nantes, France; Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York; organized by Air de Paris and URBI et      ORBI
“On Condition: Painting Between Abstraction and Representation,” Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago;      curated by Julia Fish (brochure)

1991Center for Contemporary Art, Chicago

1990“Round Trip,” Fernando Alcolea Gallery, New York and Barcelona; curated by Jerry Saltz and others (catalogue)

1989“Dorothy,” Center for Contemporary Art, Chicago; curated by Hudson

Selected Bibliography

2013Heinrich, Will. “‘I Want That Inside Me,’” New York Observer, 15 July
“David Moreno: Recent Works on Paper,” Yeti, No. 13, 46–61 (portfolio)
Corey, Claire. Interview, Inside/Out: A MoMA/PS1 blog, 19 April

2012Young, Stephanie. “David Moreno,” Vellum, No. 9 (Spring 2012)

2009Wilson, Michael. Review of “White Noise,” Time Out New York, 23–29 July, 45

2008No Milk Today 1, no. 1, edited by Billy Miller (reproduction)
“Corner of Finance Where Women Are Climbing, New York Times, Business Section, 22 March, C1 (reproduction)

2007Untitled publication, no. 1 (Spring), Feature Inc., New York (reproductions)
Charlesworth, JJ. Review of “Play Yourself,” Time Out London, 1–7 August, 44
Schwendener, Martha. Review of “Packedsockdrawer,” New York Times, 24 August, E31

2006Maurer, Sherry C. “David Moreno,” in Liberal Arts through the Ages, Augustana College, Rock Island, IL, 508–509      (reproduction)
“David Moreno,” Vellum, no. 4 (Fall/Winter), 22–23 (reproductions)
Goings On About Town, New Yorker, 15 May

2005Greater New York 2005, exhibition catalogue, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City,
     New York, 260–261
Cotter, Holland. Review of “Meditative,” New York Times, 5 August, E28
Kimmelman, Michael. “Youth and the Market: Love at First Sight,” New York Times, 18 March, E:37, 41
Goings On About Town, New Yorker, 19 September, 23

2002Bischoff, Dan. “A Kaleidoscope of Wit and Whimsy,” Sunday Star-Ledger, 21 July, 2
Johnson, Ken. Review, New York Times, 11 January, E44

2001Cotter, Holland. “Another, Once Again, Many Times More,” New York Times, Listings, 11 May, E38

2000Aletti, Vincent. Village Voice, Choices, 29 February, 71
“David Moreno,” Yeti, no. 1, 218 (reproduction)

1999Blair, Dike. Review, The Thing, posted 22 March (reproduction)  >link
Braet, Jan. “Koel Amerikaans,” Knack, 17 March, 77
Doove, Edith. “Verrassingen uit Amerika,” DeStadaard, 3 February, 2
Ivy, Angus. Review of “WOp,” Zingmagazine, Summer, 229–230
Jones, Ronald. Review of “Continued Investigation…,” Frieze, June–August, 102–103 (reproduction)
Lambrecht, Luc. “Amerikaans en Toch Niet,” De Morgen, 12 February, 14
Popelier, Bert. “Jonge Amerikanen,” De Financieel Economische Tijd, 3 February, 12
Smith, Roberta. Review, New York Times, 12 February, E39

1998Johnson, Ken. Review, New York Times, 3 January, E35

1997Cotter, Holland. “Ideas From the Air, Wrapped in Paper,” New York Times, 19 December, E39

1996Moody, Tom. Review of “AbFab,” Art Papers, November/December, 56

1995Cash, Stephanie. Review, Art in America, May, 115 (reproduction)
Cotter, Holland. Review, New York Times, 6 January, C24
Galloway, Munro. “Exporama,” Art Press, March, 17 (reproduction)
Humphrey, David. “New York Fax,” Art Issues, March/April, 34–35 (reproduction)

1994Jacquette, Julia and Lipkin, Lawrence, guest editors. “Working Conditions: A Forum on Art and Everyday Life by      Younger Artists,” M/E/A/N/I/N/G #16, November, 24
Levin, Kim. Village Voice, Choices, 20 December, 8

1993Grisham, Esther. Review of “Cutting Bait,” Dialogue, September
Morrison, Mandy. “Fresh Paint,” Chicago Reader, 11 June, 27–28
Saltz, Jerry. “Let us Now Praise Artist’s Artists,” Art & Auction, April, 74–79

1992Artner, Alan. Review, Chicago Tribune, 17 January, section 7, 66 (reproduction)
Hixson, Kathryn. Review, Flash Art, May/June, 116–118 (reproduction)

1991Decter, Joshua. “New York in Review” Arts, October, 97–98
Smith, Roberta. Review, New York Times, 8 July, C5
Goings On About Town, New Yorker, 8 July, 13

1990Artner, Alan. Review, Chicago Tribune, 29 June, section 7, 78 (reproduction)
Saltz, Jerry. “The Outside is In—And the Inside is Out,” Arts, November, 23–24 (reproduction)
Stevens, Mitchell. Review, New Art Examiner, October, 42–43 (reproduction)

1989Hixson, Kathryn. “Chicago in Review,” Arts, November, 109–110
Smith, Roberta. “For the Unheralded, a Chance to be Noticed,” New York Times, 30 June, C25


Projects, Publications, and Reproductions of Artwork

2012Davis, Jeff. Foundations of Design, Wadsworth, Cengage Learning, Boston, 34 (reproduction)
Goebel, Catherine Carter and Katherine Elizabeth Goebel, eds. Liberal Arts through the Ages,
     Augustana College, 209 (reproduction)

Awards and Honors

1997Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award (catalogue)


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