CELESTE DUPUY-SPENCER

CELESTE DUPUY-SPENCER

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Fall With Me For A Million Days (My Sweet Waterfall), 2016, oil on canvas, black walnut frame, 60 x 48 x 2 inches, CDS16.008
Matriarchs of the Hudson Valley (1980s-90s), 2016, Pencil on paper, 24 x 30 inches (unframed), CDS16.017
Me and Brandi, Goodbye Brandi, 2016, oil on canvas, 48 x 36 x 1.5 inches (121.9 x 91.4 x 3.8 cm), CDS16.011
Pink Floyd (Ooooh Aah), 2016, oil on canvas, 48 x 64 x 1.5 inches (121.9 x 162.6 x 3.8 cm), CDS16.009
Veteran’s Day, 2016, Ink and watercolor on paper, white wood frame, 24 x 30 inches (unframed), CDS16.005
Two Guys and a Girl, 2016, oil on canvas, 40 x 30 x 2 inches (101.6 x 76.2 x 5.1 cm), CDS16.004
Closing Party (Hit the North), oil on canvas, 48 x 60 x 2 inches (121.9 x 152.4 x 5 cm), CDS16.003
Closing Party (Hit the North), 2016, oil on canvas, 48 x 60 x 2 inches (121.9 x 152.4 x 5 cm), CDS16.003
St. Tammany Parish, 2016, 60 x 48 x 2 inches (152.4 x 121.9 x 5 cm), oil on canvas, CDS16.002
After Party, 2016, Oil on canvas, black walnut frame, 48 x 36 x 2 inches, CDS16.001
It’s a Sports Bar But It Used To Be a Gay Bar, 2016, Watercolor and gouche on paper, 24 x 30 inches (61 x 76.2 cm), CDS16.033

Born Brooklyn, NY
Lives and works in Los Angeles

EDUCATION

2007
BFA, Bard College

2006
Yale Norfolk Painting Fellowship

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016
And a Wheel on the Track, MIER GALLERY, Los Angeles

2015
(mostly) works on paper, Artist Curated Projects, Los Angeles

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017
Max Hetzler, Berlin (forthcoming)

2016
Tomorrow Never Happens, The Samek Art Museum at Bucknell University, PA
Frida Smoked, Invisible Exports, Los Angeles

2015
Queer Fantasy, OHWOW, Los Angeles
Fetching Blemish, Invisible Exports, New York

2012
In Plain Sight, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York
Be-Out, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York
Feminist Fashion Film Now screening, ASVOFF, Barcelona

2011
Dance/Draw, ICA Boston
LEIDY, CELESTE, NICOLE, curated by Lauren Cornell, Museum 52, New York
The Page Turners, FiveMyles, Brooklyn
Small Works for a Big Change SRLP, Jack Studios, New York
Emily Roysdon’s A Gay Bar Called Everywhere (With Costumes and No Practice), The Kitchen, New York

2010
I am a feMENist, (with MEN), Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City
Now Playing, (with MEN), San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
Now Playing, (with Ridykeulous), San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
B.Y.O.P., 28 Holden St., North Adams,
St-Gervais / Mapping Festival, Geneva, Switzerland

2009
Ridykeulous Hits Bottom, Leo Koenig Inc. Projekte, New York
Chicks on Speed/Girl Monster, Breite Str. 78, Hamburg, Germany
Sessions, Taxter & Spengeman, New York
If You Can’t Find A Partner, Use a Wooden Chair, American Donut, Miami
DiSoRgAnIzEd (Another 24 Hours), Museum 52, New York (together w/ A.L. Steiner)
Dome Colony, Hogan Community, X- Initiative, New York
The Collection of Silence, Dia Art Foundation, Hispanic Society, New York
NY Art Book Fair, The Classroom, PS1 Contemporary Arts Center, Long Island City

2008
Bent, (Together w/ Ginger Brooks -Takahashi) Leslie Loheman Gallery, New York
Balenciaga for Artists, Ridykeulous Event, Wack! Art and the Feminist Revolution, PS1, New York
NYMaking It Together, Bronx Museum, The Bronx

2007
Shared Women, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles
Ridykeulous: At Least It’s Not Abstract, The Kitchen, New York
Small Works For a Big Change SRLP, Sarah Metzer, New York
Future 86 24 Hours of Art in the Catskills, Catskill

PROJECTS

2008-2011
Friends of the Fine Arts, together with Ulrike Müller

PUBLICATIONS

2011
OCCUPY! Scenes From Occupied America, Verso Books
n+1 OCCUPY! And OWS-Inspired Gazette #2
RANDY! Issue 2
Monument, A Queer Relational Associative Project Dictionary, Emily Roysdon (together with Jeanine Oleson)

2010
RANDY! Issue 1

2009
Sessions: Con Vers Sensations

2007
LTTR Positively Nasty Issue 5

SELECTED PANELS AND VISITING ARTIST TALKS

2010
Monya Rowe Gallery, Macho Man, Mother Man: Rethinking Masculinity

2009
Columbia University School of the Arts, New York (with Friends of the Fine Arts)

2008
School of Visual Arts, New York
Bard College, Annondale on Hudson

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2012
B-Out, New York Times, Holland Cotter, July 12 2012
Celeste Dupuy-Spencer in The Deal, M Rooney, The St. Claire

2011
Out of Line, Catherine Lord, Dance/Draw, Catalogue
Dance/Draw, An Introduction, Helen Molesworth, Catalogue
Critics’ Picks, Artforum, July, Joseph Ekel
Out of the Frying Pan, Artforum, 7.08.11 Brian Droitcour
“LEIDY, CELESTE, NICOLE”, New York Times, Karen Rosenberg, July 14
“LEIDY, CELESTE, NICOLE, New Yorker, Claire Barliant, July 25
“LEIDY, CELESTE, NICOLE at Museum 52”, Artnet, Alizabeth Kley, July”
Critics Picks, Time Out New York, July
RANDY! Issue 2, Corrine Fitzpatrick
“Macho, MotherMan, Men: Rethinking Masculinity”, IDIOM, January

2010
RANDY! Issue 1

2009
Sessions: Con Vers Sensations, Publication
“Golden Oldies All Over Chelsea.” The New York Times. Holland Cotter, December 4

2007
“Don’t Look Back” Artillery. Christopher Russel, May 20

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“American Pastoral”
Cultured Magazine
February- March 2017
By Maxwell Williams
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“Celeste Dupuy-Spencer: BEST ARTIST TO HOLD A MIRROR UP TO AMERICAN CULTURE”
LA Weekly
December 2016
By Catherine Wagley
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“Whitney Museum Announces 63 Artists for 2017 Biennial”
Blouin Artinfo
November 18, 2016
By Nicholas Forrest
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“Trump Supporters Rear Their Ugly Heads in a WeHo Exhibit”
LA Weekly
April 27, 2016
By Catherine Wagley
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“Celeste Dupuy-Spencer”
The Saint Claire
2012
By M. Rooney
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“B-OUT”
The New York Times
July 12, 2012
By Holland Cotter
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“Leidy Celeste Nicole”
Artforum
July 20, 2011
By Joseph Akel
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“Leidy Celeste Nicole”
The New York Times
July 14, 2011
By Karen Rosenberg
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