Danica Phelps bio
Loan, 2007
graphite and watercolour on paper mounted on 3 birch panels
each 91 x 26 x 2 inches



Born April 26, 1971, New York


1995 MFA, Rhode Island School of Design
1994 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
1993 Hampshire College, Amherst, Massachusetts

Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York


This Time Last Year, Ritter/Zamet, London
Material Recovery, Zach Feuer Gallery, New York
Saving Time, Thirtyseven degrees, Sydney, Australia
Stripe Factory, Sister, Los Angeles, CA
Saving Time, Galería Nieves Fernandez, Madrid, Spain

Danica Phelps: Stripe Factory, Rotwand, Zurich

Danica Phelps: Stretch, Sister Gallery, Los Angeles
India: Two Views (with Debi Ray-Chaudhuri), Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago

Getting My Money's Worth, Ritter/Zamet, London
Wake, Zach Feuer Gallery (LFL), New York

Allston Skirt Gallery, Boston
Writers Trade, Falconer Gallery, Grinnell, Iowa
Sister Gallery, Los Angeles
Galerie Hubert Winter, Vienna, Austria

Integrating Sex into Every Day Life, LFL Gallery, New York
Ten Day Trade, OR Gallery, Vancouver

Walking 9-5 Amsterdam, Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam
Artist, Collector, Curator, Spy, LFL Gallery, New York

Trade Two, LFL Gallery, New York, NY

From Barcelona to Krems, Galerie Stadpark, Krems, Austria
2nd Generation, Herter Gallery: UMASS, Amherst, Massachusetts
Bill Trip, Maine Center for Contemporary Art Rockport, Maine
Bill Trip, Project Room, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles
Walking: From Los Angeles to San Francisco, Michael Martin Gallery, San Francisco

Funny Money, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York


Minimalism and Applied, DaimlerChrysler Contemporary, Berlin
Skirting the Line: Conceptual Drawing, The New Center for Contemporary Art, Louisville
The Price of Everything... Perspectives on the Art Market, City University of New York Graduate Center, New York. Curated by the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program
Warhol & ..., Kantor/Feuer, Los Angeles, CA

Out of Line: Drawings from the Collection of Sherry and Joel Mallin" Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
“I’m Busy”, GAK Gesellschaft fur Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen, Germany
Particulate Matter, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA
Skirting the Line: Conceptual Drawing, The Galleries at Peeler, DePauw University, Indiana
Walking and Falling, Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall (cat.)

Erotic drawings, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Connecticut (cat.)
The General's Jamboree, Guild and Greyshkul, New York
22 Anniversary, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York

Wiener Linien, Wien Museum, Vienna
Dessin et des Autres, Catherine Bastide, Brussels
California Earthquakes, Daniel Reich Gallery, New York
Self-Evidence: Identity in Contemporary Art, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts
Open, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, New York
Home, D.U.M.B.O. Arts Center, Brooklyn, New York
9th Drawing Invitational, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Arizona
Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna, Austria
Neoqueer, Center of Contemporary Art, Seattle
Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, New York
Farnsworth Museum of Art, Rockland, Maine

I'm nothing with out you, Platform Gallery, Istanbul
Frankenstein, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York
Living Inside the Grid, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York (cat.)
For the Record: Drawing Contemporary Life, Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada (cat.)
Walking Rhetorics, Galerie Hubert Winter, Vienna
New York Drawings, Samuel Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville
Subscribe, Bard Center for Curatorial Studies, Annadale, New York

Special Needs, Verein fur Bildende Kunst, Graz, Austria

Domestic Culture, ICA at MECA, Portland
Brooklyn!, ICA at Palm Beach, Palm Beach, Fl (cat.)
Going, Urban Institute of Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, Michigan
In Transit, Vacancy Gallery, Bronx, New York
Let's Get to Work (travel), Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg

Vida Politica SALA MONTCADA "la Caixa", Barcelona, Spain (cat.)
To Be Continued... Art in General, Bellwether, Parlor Projects, Brooklyn, New York

100 Drawings, P.S.1, New York, NY
Gallery Artists, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York
Document, Hampshire College, Amherst, Massachusetts

Inventory, White Columns, New York


New York Foundation for the Arts: Individual Artists Grant
Rema Hort Mann emerging artist grant
Zorach Fellowship to attend Skowhegan


Everyday Life, Grinnell College, 2005
Book of Ds, Volume, 2005


Anderson, Leslie, Illustrating a Journey and saving the receipts, The Boston Globe, July 3, 2003
Roberts, Bryony. Splish Splash, The L Magazine, 28 Sep. – 11 Oct. 11 2005: 57.
The Autumn Art Scene; Top 10 shows to see right now. The L Magazine 28 Sep. – 11 Oct. 11 2005.
Caniglia, Julie. Danica Phelps at LFL Gallery. Art Forum (May 2001) p.179
Cattelan, Gioni and Subotnick,, Charley 02, Les Presses du Reel, Dijon France, 2002
Churner, Rachel. Critic Picks: Danica Phelps, Artforum.com, July, 2008
Coburn, Taylor. "Details: Danica Phelps" Artreview, June 2008
Cohen, David, Gallery-Going, The New York Sun, September 11, 2003, p. 17
Cotter, Holland, A Tour Through Chelsea: the new center of gravity. The New York Times,
May 15, 1998
Cotter, Holland, For Hikers Seeking Art, Brooklyn is a Left Bank The New York Times, December 15, 2000
Cotter, Holland, Danica Phelps, The New York Times, E33, April 26, 2002
Daley, Meghan, Portfolio: Contemporary Drawings, Art & Auction, November 2005, pp. 164-168
Dannatt, Adrian. Free art-as in unpaid, The Art Newspaper, April 2002, p. 18
Fels, Sophie. Goings on About Town. The New Yorker, March 26, 2001, p. 22
Foster, Catherine, Her art is out of the ordinary, The Boston Globe, February 13, 2004
Galleries - Chelsea, The New Yorker, September 29, 2003, p. 26
Genocchio, Benjamin, Biting the Hand That Feeds Them, The New York Times, December 7, 2003 (CT ed.)
Gioni, Massimiliano. New York Cut Up, Flash Art, June 2002, p. 79
Giuliano, Charles, Making Their Mark, Maverick Arts, issue 128, February 22, 2004
Glueck, Grace, Airborne Sex and Wicked Wallpaper: Sensual Samplings, The New York Times,
July 29, 2005
Halle, Howard. Danica Phelps, Funny Money. Time Out, New York, Dec 17-31, 1998, p.106
Hapgood, Susan. Slightly Unbablanced, Slightly Unbalanced Catalogue, Independent Curators International, 2008: 43-45, 68.
Harris, Jane, Danica Phelps, Time Out New York, September 18-25, 2003, p. 58
Heartney, Eleanor. Brooklyn! at Palm Beach ICA, Art in America, April 2002, p. 157
Hill, Christine, Artists on Artists: Christine Hill on Danica Phelps, Bomb, Spring 2005,
No. 91, pp. 14-15
Horrox, Katarina. Mathematical Exercise, Art Review, Vol. LVII October 2005, p. 30
Johnson, Ken. Danica Phelps, Funny Money, The New York Times, Dec 11, 1998
Killeen, Michael. Art by the Inch, Bloomberg.com, July 1, 2008
Leffingwell, Edward, Danica Phelps at LFL, Art in America, April 2004, pp. 127-128
Levin, Kim, Voice Choices, The Village Voice, September 3-9, 2003, p. 51
Levin, Kim. Voice Choice: Danica Phelps. The Village Voice, December 18-25, 1998
Linke, Rosalija. Danica Phelps. Sterz, November 2002, p. 34-37
Lopata, James A., Who Are You? Who? Who? Who? Who? Newsweekly, Boston,
Feb 18, 2004, pp. 26-27
McLaughlin, Nina, The Artist As Actuary, The Boston Phoenix, February 6-12, 2004
Ode, Susan, Words without Varnish, Review (Faulconer Gallery magazine), Sept 2004, p. 57
Ollman, Leah. Danica Phelps at Sister, Art in America, June/July 2008: 203
Pelczer, Eva. Danica Phelps: Painted, NY Arts, July/August 2008
Richard, Frances, Danica Phelps, Artforum, November 2003, p. 192
Rosenberg, Karen. Danics Phelps, The New York Times, July 11, 2008.
Rosenberg, Karen, Copy Cat, The Village Voice, May 7, 2002, p. 63
Saltz, Jerry. Ups and Downs, The Village Voice, September 23, 2005
Saltz, Jerry, Termite Theory, The Village Voice, June 23-29, 2004, p. 89
Scheyerer, Nicole, Kunst Kurz, Falter 44, April 2004, p. S39
Siegel, Katy and Mattick, Paul, Art Works: Money (London: Thames & Hudson, 2004)
Smith, Roberta, Danica Phelps - Art in Review, New York Times, September 9, 2005
Smith, Roberta, When Exhibitions Have More to Say Than to Show, New York Times,
April 13, 2003 p. 31
Smith, Roberta. Conceptual Art: Over And Yet Everywhere. The New York Times, April 25, 1999
Snider, Suzanne, Interview: Danica Phelps, The Believer, July 2004, Vol. 2, No. 7
Thonpson, Chris. Domus Operandi. The Portland Phoenix, March 16, 2001
Valdez, Sarah. Bootleg Identity. Time Out New York, 6/27/02
Vidal, Juame. El Arte de la Normalidad. Arte, February 2, 2000: 50
Volk, Gregory. Danica Phelps at Jack Tilton. Art in America , July 1999, p. 96