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Colby Bird

Born Austin, Texas
Lives and works in New York

Education
2004

MFA, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence
2000
BFA, University of Colorado, Boulder

Solo Exhibitions
2013
• Clyde Glenn Burns, Fitzroy Gallery, New York
• Rose Shoulder, Halsey McKay, East Hampton, New York
• A Selection of House Lamps, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin, Texas
2012
• Colby Bird: House Lamps, University Galleries at Texas State University, San Marcos
• Double Acting Hinge, Fitzroy Gallery, New York
2011
• Dust Breeds Contempt, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin
2010
• Knoll Sofa, Real Fine Arts, Brooklyn, New York
2009
• Cold End, Okay Mountain, Austin, Texas
• Colby Bird, CRG Gallery, New York
2003
• 1994, The Space at Alice, Providence, Rhode Island

Group Exhibitions
2013
• Consuming Passions, Hagedorn Foundation Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
• Static & Scrim, Cooper Cole Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2012
• Sixth Sax, curated by Patrick Brennan, Halsey Mckay Gallery, East Hampton, New York
2011
• The Anxiety of Photography, Arthouse at the Jones Center, Austin, Texas; Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, Colorado
• Cover Version LP, BAM, New York
2010
• Inaugural Exhibition, CRG Gallery, New York
• Contemporary Prints, CRG Gallery, New York
• Big Apple, Clifton Benevento Gallery, New York
• Ends and Means, RVF Museum, California State University, San Bernadino

2009
• QVNOXW//,86 Forsyth, New York
• Guilty Feet, performance at 179 Canal, New York
• One Every Day, EFA, New York
• Gruppenausstellung, organized by Max Hans Daniel, at AutoCenter, Berlin, Germany
• Contemporary Culture, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin, Texas
• Single Vision, presented by ApartmentShow, New York
• FAX, Drawing Center, New York
• Dance, Sons And Daughters, Dance! The Future Is Ours To Shape And Mold!, The Physics Room, Christchurch, New Zealand
• Purple #'s, Gallery 533, Los Angeles, California
• N-1, transtional friendships, Simón I. Patiño Museum, Santa Cruz, Bolivia
• Summer Show, CRG Gallery, New York
• If The Dogs Are Barking, Artists Space, New York
• Word Up, Broadway Gallery, New York
2008
• Strike a Pose, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London
• SUMMER MIXTAPE VOLUME 1, Exit Art, New York
• ALONE/TOGETHER, Talman + Monroe, Brooklyn, New York
• If I told you you were beautiful, would you date me on the regular?, Oliver Kamm, New York
• The Leisure Suite, The LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York
2007
• Colby Bird - Joshua Fields, CRG Gallery
• In Defense of Ardor, Bellwether Gallery, New York
2006
• Videos on the Street, Joymore Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
• RISD Biennial (curated by Robert Storr), Exit Art, New York
2005
• The Kids Have ADD, Wizard Electronics, Brooklyn, New York
2004
• Mars on Earth, RKL Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
• MFA Thesis Photography, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island
• Pulp, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island
• Work In Progress, Design Center, Providence, Rhode Island
• MFA Photography, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island
2003
• More is Better, 126 Union Street, Providence, Rhode Island
• Libertad!, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island
• Outside the Bubble, The Space, Providence, Rhode Island
• Wall Of Draw, Sol Koffler Annex, Providence, Rhode Island
2002
• Photography Triennial, Woods-Gerry Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island
• Introducing, Red Eye Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island
2000
• Saturate, Colorado University Art Gallery, Boulder
• The Best Art Show Ever, Core Gallery, Denver, Colorado
1999
• Marriage, Motherhood, Fatherhood, Friendship, Sibell Wolle Fine Arts Building, University of Colorado, Boulder

Bibliography
2013
• "The Lookout: A Weekly Guide to Shows You Won't Want to Miss," Art in America, June 27
• Goings on About Town: "Secession Secession," The New Yorker, June 13
• van Ryzin, Jeanne Claire. "Artist Captures Awe of Light in Lamp-Filled Exhibit," Austin 360, February 13
2012
• Servin, James. "Rising Stars," Art Basel Miami Beach, December
• Geha, Katie. "Interview with Colby Bird," Glasstire, October 12
• "Colby Bird," SculptureCenter, August 23
• Schultz, Charles. "NAC in SOHO: Colby Bird," Naked Art Criticism, April 20
2011
• Geha, Katie. Critic's Pick, Artforum, November 15
• Meyers, Allison. Review, Pastelegram, September 30
• Quinton, Luke. "Bird's Thoughtful Compositions," Austin American Statesman, September 28
• The Anxiety of Photography, Aspen Art Museum, May 16, pp. 12, 108-118
2010
• Fitzgerald, Ali. Lives and Works in Berlin: Head Shop/Lost Horizon at Exile," Art 21, September
• Williams, Sam. "Summer Camp," Frieze Magazine, Apri
2009
• "60th Anniversary Scrapbook," Art Review, December
• Crow, Kelly. "Local Artists Are on The Rise," Wall Street Journal, October 30
• Watson, Kate. "Colby Bird: Cold End," Austin Chronicle, July 24
• Linden, Christina. "Colby Bird," Art Lies, no. 62, Summer
• Barna, Daniel. "Q&A with Colby Bird," Corduroy Magazine, January 28
• Carlin, T.J. "Studio visit: Colby Bird," TimeOut, January 1
2008
• Weiner, Emily. "Colby Bird," Heeb, December
• Coburn, Tyler. "Evolution," Art Review, September
• Kaelin, Catherine. "One Man's Art Is Another Man's Living Room In This Show," Columbia Spectator, February 5
2007
• Smith, Roberta. "Colby Bird and Joshua Fields," New York Times, July 20
• Cotter, Holland. "Quirks and Attitude to Burn," New York Times, June 8
• Dailey, Megan. "Where the Boys Art," The Village Voice, June 26
2004
• Rodriguez, Bill. "Treasure Trove," The Providence Phoenix, May 28
• "Seven Days and Seven Nights," Gay City News, July 22

Public Collections
• Rachofsky House, Dallas, Texas
• Whitney Museum of American Art, New York