Carter Kustera
 
 
Born 1962, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada
Lives and works in New York, NY


[ EDUCATION ]

1982-85   Ontario College of Art, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1980-82   Algonquin College, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada


[ SOLO EXHIBITIONS ]
    2007
  • "Fabulous Anger Redux," Beaver Projects, Copenhagen

    2005
  • "Fabulous Anger," Lyons Wier Gallery, New York, NY

    2003
  • "Fabulous Anger," Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA

    1996
  • "New Work," Nancy Solomon Gallery, Atlanta, GA
  • "The Making of Painted Strokes," Thread Waxing Space, New York, NY

    1995
  • "The Making of Painted Strokes (in collaboration with Tiong Ang)," Proton ICA, Amsterdam

    1994
  • "America's Most Wanting," Lake Galleries, Toronto, Canada and Josh Baer Gallery, New York, NY

    1993
  • "Based on a True Story," Josh Baer Gallery, New York, NY

    1992
  • "Domicide," Josh Baer Gallery, New York, NY


[ SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS ]
    2006
  • 'Somnambulist/Fabulist," The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Sarasota Springs, NY
  • "I Drank the Kool-Aid: (The Experiment Requires That You Continue)," AnnaKustera, NY
  • "Netherland 1," The Gouda Museum, curated by Tiong Ang
  • "Copilandia," Centro de Arte de Sevilla, Spain, curated by Kirby Gookin
  • "The Disasters of War: from Goya to Golub," curated by Nina Felshin, Ezra and Cecile
  • "More Than Dirty South," Ambrosino Gallery, Miami, Fl.

    2005
  • "-scope" New York, Flatotel, New York, NY

    2003
  • "Slightly Sinister," Perimeter Gallery, New York, NY
  • "Gun & Wound Show, The Annex, New York, NY
  • "Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY

    2000
  • "Interference," Robert J.Shiffler Foundation, organized from the collection by CV Mansoor, OH
  • "Videodrama," at the Shoot Festival, curated by Oliver Hangl, Malmo, Sweden

    1998
  • "Art on Paper," Weatherspoon Art Gallery, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC
  • "Southern Exposure," curated by Sean Gelb, Ambrosino Gallery, Miami, FL
  • "Disappearing Act," curated by Robin Kahn and Kirby Gookin, Bound & Unbound and Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, NY
  • "Graham Gillmore," Carter Kustera, Medrie MacPhee, Pari Nadimi Gallery, Toronto, Canada
  • "Including Clay," Jane Hartsook Gallery, Greenwich House Pottery, New York, NY

    1997
  • "Tweakville," Catharine Clark Gallery, San Fransisco, CA
  • "New York, North York," Art Gallery of North York, Ontario, Canada
  • "Here's Looking At Me Kid," Art Gallery of North York, Ontario, Canada
  • "Unimplosive Art," Curated by Carmello Strana, Zitelli Region Pavillion Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
  • "Summer Selections," Nancy Solomon Gallery, Atlanta, GA
  • "Ceramics," White Columns, New York, NY

    1996
  • "The Making of Painted Strokes," Thread Waxing Space, New York, NY

    1995
  • "Fuori Uso 1995," AURUM, Ex Liqueur Factory, Via Luisa D'Annunzio, Pescara

    1994
  • "Rock and Roll," Nancy Solomon Gallery, Atlanta, GA
  • "Home Video Redefined: Media, Sculpture and Domesticity," organized by Dara Meyers-Kingsley, Center for Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL
  • "American Art Today," The Art Museum at Florida International University, Miami, FL
  • "New Voices 1994," Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH

    1993
  • "American Art Today: Clothing As Metaphor," The Art Museum at Florida International University, Miami, FL
  • "I Am The Enunciator," organized by Christian Leigh, Thread Waxing Space, New York, NY
  • "Fall From Fashion," organized by Barry Rosenberg, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary, Art, Ridgefield, CT
  • "PROSPECT 93," Eine internationale Ausstellung aktueller Kunst, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Germany
  • "Open 93: Emergency," Selected by Francesco Bonami, ("Mere Interchange"), APERTO, XLV Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
  • Parc St. Leger, Centre d'Art Contemporian, Pouges les Eaux, France
  • "Contacts/Proofs, "The Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ
  • "Transient Decor Room 311," organized by Horodner Romley Gallery and Saul Ostrow, The Roger Smith Hotel, New York, NY
  • "Venice Comes to the Hamptons," Art Finds/Marsha Fogel Gallery, East Hampton, NY
  • "Giochi nell'acqua," organized by Myriam Laplant, Ponte dell'Industria, Lungotevere delgi artigisani, Rome, Italy
  • "The Rag Trade (Right Off the Rack)," organized by Saul Ostrow, The InterArt Center, New York, NY
  • "Made in the U.S.A.," Caldic Chemie Collection, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • "The Return of the Caldavre Exquis," The Drawing Center, New York, NY

    1992
  • "Ikebana: Contemporary Artists and The Japanese Art of Flower Arranging," Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, NY
  • "Multiplicity," Robin Lockett Gallery, Chicago, IL
  • "Ecstasy," Dooley Le Cappellaine Gallery, New York, NY
  • "Three or More," Spiral Gallery, Wacoal Art Center, Tokyo, Japan
  • "Water Bar," Galerie Metropol, Wein, Austria

    1991
  • Josh Baer Gallery, New York, NY
  • "The Imperative Dream," Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid, Spain
  • "Monnaie de Singe," Ecole de Nimes, France
  • "Rope," Lino Silverstein Gallery, Barcelona, Spain
  • "Videos and a film about some schmoes who are trying to conform (yet miss)," Robbin Lockett Gallery, Chicago, IL
  • "Vertigo II," Thaddaeus Ropac Gallery, Salzberg, Austria
  • "Shared Skin: Sub-Social Identifiers," Dooley Le Cappellaine Gallery, New York, NY
  • "Value: Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed Something Blue," 93 Crosby Street, New York, NY
  • "Death of a Signature," Josh Baer Gallery, New York, NY

    1990
  • "Spellbound," Marc Richards Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • "Round Trip," Fernendo Alcolea Gallery, New York, NY
  • "Root of Influence / Verify Your Understanding," Projects Room, Institute for Contemporary Art, P.S. 1, Long Island City, NY
  • "Work on Paper," Paula Allen Gallery, New York, NY
  • "Detritus: Transformation and Reconstruction," Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, NY
  • Ihara-Ludens Gallery, New York, NY
  • "Collectors Choice of Emerging Artists," Vered Gallery, East Hampton, NY
  • "All Quiet on the Western Front?," Antoine Candau Espace Dieu, Paris, France
  • "Round Trip, Lino Silverstein Gallery, Barcelona, Spain
  • Vertigo, Thaddaeus Ropac Gallery, Paris, France
  • State of Siege, Jorge Albero Calery, Madrid, Spain
  • Root of Influence/Verify Your Understanding (with performance), Pat Hearn Gallery, New York, NY

    1989
  • "After the Gold Rush," organized by Howard Halle, Milford Gallery, New York, NY
  • "Sculpture," The Gallery, New York, NY
  • "Obscured," Josh Baer Gallery, New York, NY
  • Milford Gallery, New York, NY
  • American Fine Art, New York, NY
  • "Outside the Clock: Beyond Good and Elvis," Scott Hanson Gallery, New York, NY

    1988
  • "Turbulence," Walter Phillips Gallery, The Banff Centre, Alberta
  • "C.K.P. Philly '88," Momenta Art Alternatives, Philadelphia, PA
  • "Democracy: Cultural Participation," Dia Art Foundation, New York, NY

    1987
  • "Lotto as Metaphor," Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY
  • Minor Injury Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

    1986
  • Ground Zero Gallery, New York, NY
  • "Small Works," Public Image Gallery, New York, NY
  • John Gerstad Gallery, New York, NY
  • Ledo Gallery, New York, NY
  • John Gerstad Gallery, New York, NY

[SELECTED PERFORMANCES ]
    1994
  • "Promotional Copy," organized by Robin Kahn & S.O.S. Int'l, The Kitchen, NYC, April

    1992
  • "CKTV," as part of the Water Bar, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, NY, April
  • "CKTV," as part of the Banquet, Thread Waxing Space, New York, NY, May
  • "After the Thaw," with Michael Greene, private performance at the residence of Bil Ehrlich, New York, NY

    1991
  • "Arriving," Directed by Helen Horowitz, Leonor Datil Perez Gallery, New York, NY, April

    1990
  • "Meet," with body builder, Pierre, Althea Viafora Gallery,New York, NY
  • "Green Streets," outdoor performance in Chinatown (Cortlandt Alley), sponsored by Art in General, New York, NY, June
    1989
  • "Black Hole," ABC No Rio, New York, NY, January.
  • "Fakers and Liars," Soho Artists Carnival, Crosby Street Studios, New York, NY
  • "Horse Play," 4th Annual Free Spring Performance Festival, Forest City Gallery, London, Ontario, April.

    1989
  • "Ego Sandwich," With Antler River People, 4th Annual Free Spring Performance Festival, Forest City Gallery, London, Ontario, April.
  • "Reek of Success," Alaska Oil Spill Project Benefit, Brooklyn, NY, May.
  • "Road to Regina," Streets of Regina, Saskatchewan, sponsored by Neutral Ground, October.
  • "Ipsodefacto," with the Nowhere Men and Reek of Success, The Kitchen, New York, NY, December.

    1988
  • "I.O.U.," with Paul Vandeborne and Benjamin Fleming, outdoor performance on Tunnel Mountain, Banff, Alberta, June.
  • "Sexlessness," restrooms (men's and women's) of the Eric Harves Theatre at the Banff (Alberta) Centre, July.
  • "Professionalism in 3 Parts," in conjunction with group exhibition Turbulence, Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, Alberta, July.
  • "C.K.P. Philly '88," with Seth King, Momenta, Art Alternatives, Philadelphia, PA, October.

    1988
  • "Signature," Artists Talk on Art, Annual Performance Night, 55 Mercer Street Gallery, New York, NY, November.
  • "Parade Sketch," with Antler River People, outdoor performance (Dundas Street), London, Ontario, December.

    1987
  • "Mutations Fucking," with Victoria Alexander, in conjunction with group exhibition Lotto as Metaphor, Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY, September.

    1997
  • U2 World Tour, "Pop," Computer animation project for stage show
  • Windows at Barney's Department Store, New York, NY

    1996
  • Website Project, Emerging Technologies Program, William Lyon Mackenzie Collegiate Institute, Toronto, Ontario

    1992
  • SPIN Magazine, "Visual Politics," monthly illustrations for Anti-Hero Section, August - December.

[ AWARDS AND HONORS ]
    2006
  • New York Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY

    1996
  • New York Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY
  • J.M. Kohler Arts Center and Kohler Company Arts in Industry Program

    1995
  • Rema Hort Mann Cultural Support Grant, Contemporary Institute, New York, NY
  • Best of Show - Design, The Cleveland Society of Communicating Arts
  • The Black Book, Best Illustration for an Annual Report
  • American Advertising Federation: Applied Arts
  • Cleveland Advertising Association
  • International Association of Business Communicators
  • Print Magazine
  • Step by Step Graphics
  • Studio Magazine

    1994
  • Canada Council Arts Grant

    1993
  • Artists Grant, Puffin Foundation, Ltd
  • Pollack / Krasner Foundation Grant

    1992
  • Artists Grant, Puffin Foundation, Ltd
  • Artists Grant, Canada Council

    1989
  • Franklin Furnace (Jerome Foundation) Fund for Performance Art
  • Explorations Grant, Canada Council
  • Travel Grant, Canada Council
  • Artists Grant, Artists Space


[ RESIDENCIES: ]
1997   Greenwich House Pottery, New York City, NY, August-September
1995-96   The John Michael Kohler Arts Center and The Kohler Company, Ceramic
Residency, Kohler Wisconsin, November 1995 - February 1996
1993   Parc St. Leger, Centre d' Art Contemporain, Pougues Les Eaux, France, July
1988   The Banff Center, Studio Program, Banff, Alberta, Canada, June-September


[ OTHER RELATED PROJECTS ]
    1997
  • U2 World Tour, "Pop," Computer animation project for stage show
  • Windows at Barney's Department, New York, NY

    1996
  • Emerging Technologies Program, William Lyon Mackenzie Collegiate Institute, Toronto, Canada, website project

    1992
  • SPIN Magazine, Visual Politics, monthly illustrations for Anti-Hero Section, August-December.


[ SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY ]

    2007
    Haden-Guest, Anthony. "Fashion, violence and silhouettes on cellphones." Financial Times, September 1.

    2006
    Gould Keil, Jennifer. "Whoa baby." New York Post, June 15, p.62 (illustr.)
    "Carter Kustera a profile by Joe Suzuki", Memo, Tokyo, Japan, p.146.
    Treffinger, Stephen. "Shelf Life," Domino Magazine, Jan/Feb, p. 106 (illustration).
    Hranowsky, Angie. "10 things that make me happy," Domino Magazine, April, p. 170 (illustration).
    Griffin, Alison. "Special Effects," Teen Vogue, May, p.148 (illustr.)

    2005
    Laster, Paul. "Carter Kustera: Fabulous Anger," Flavor Pill, February 22-28.
    New York Magazine, Art listing for "Fabulous Anger."
    Psyllos, Steven. "Fabulous Anger," New York Press, Vol 18, March 2-8.
    Goodman, Wendy, "Summery in the City," New York Magazine, July 25, p. 53 (illustration).
    Genocchio, Benjamin. "Through the Blur: Photographs From Abu Ghraib," The New York Times, Sunday, Connecticut Edition, September 25 p.11.

    2004
    Cullum, Jerry. "Fabulously revealing," The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, January.

    2003
    Linnett, Richard. "Angry young artist vs. mad Ave.: shooting the hand that feeds you," Advertising Age, June 2, p.52.

    1998
    Editors. "Graham Gilmore, Carter Kustera and Medrie McPhee at Pari Nadimi," D'Art International, April June, p. 45.
    Gillian MacKay, "Gallery Going: Graham Gilmore, Carter Kustera and Medrie McPhee at Pari Nadimi," The Globe and Mail, March 14.

    1996
    Cullum, Jerry. "Witty pop-culture meditations hit the mark," The Atlanta Journal Constitution, November 11.

    1994
    Taylor, Kate. "A spoof of talk TV," The Globe and Mail, February 26.
    Barnes, Lucinda. "Allen Memorial Art Museum: New Voices 1994," dialogue, March/April.
    Litt, Steven. "Art's new voices sing," The Plain Dealer, May 2.

    1993
    Vogel, Carol. "The Venice Biennale: An Art Bazaar Abuzz," The New York Times, June 12: L13.
    Seward, Keith. "Carter Kustera at Josh Baer Gallery," Artforum, Summer: 108.
    Bonami, Francesco. "Carter Kustera," Flash Art, Summer.

    1992
    Johnson, Ken. "Carter Kustera at Josh Baer," Art in America, June: 114.
    Bonami, Francesco. "Carter Kustera at Josh Baer," Flash Art, May/June: 114.

    1991
    Taylor, Simon. "Kevin Carter at Pat Hearn," Art in America, April: 164.
    Hayt-Atkins, Elizabeth. "Born Again," ARTnews, September: 18.
    Decter, Joshua. "Kevin Carter," Arts Magazine, March: 101.


[ SELECTED COLLECTIONS ]
    Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
    Bard College, Annadale-on-Hudson, New York
    Barney's, New York City
    Broadcast News Network, New York, NY
    The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
    Guccionne Media, New York, NY
    John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
    Kohler Company, Koehler, Sheboygan, WI
    Neuberger & Berman, New York, NY
    Progressive Corporation, Mayfield Village, OH
    SPIN Magazine, New York, NY
    The Vatican, Rome, Italy
    Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
 
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