Cheyney Thompson


Born in Baton Rouge

Lives and works in New York City


BFA The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Tufts University
Harvard University, Cambridge
Ecole Nationale-Superieure Des Beaux-Arts, Paris

Solo Exhibitions

“Toolpaths for Bellona”, Galerie Buchholz, Berlin
“Toolpaths for Bellona”, Campoli Presti, Paris / London
“Cheyney Thompson”, organised by Campoli Presti, Villa di Geggiano, Siena

“Somewhere Some Picture Sometimes”, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York

“Bird Shells and Chambered Wings”, Raucci/Santamaria Studio Project, Milano

“Chambered Shells and Birdwings”, Galerie Buchholz, Berlin
“Birdwings and Chambered Shells”, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York

“Drunks”, Campoli Presti, London
“A Moveable Feast – Part XI” (together with Eileen Quinlan), Campoli Presti, Paris

“10M/1000 ML/10 L”, Galerie Buchholz, Cologne

“The Completed Reference: Pedestals and Drunken Walks”, Kunstverein Braunschweig
“Sometimes Some Pictures Somewhere”, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York
“metric, pedestal, landlord, cabengo, recit”, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge

“Chronochromes/Umberto/Simon/Carlo”, Galleria Raucci / Santamaria, Napoli
“Chronochromes/Data/Matifs”, Rat Hole Gallery, Tokyo

“Pedestals, Bias-cut, /Robert Macaire/, Chronochromes”, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Berlin
“Robert Macaire, Chromachromes”, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York
“Memphis, Pedestals, Chronochromes, Subincision, Papua New Guinea,/Macaire/, Motifs”, Overduin and Kite, Los Angeles
“Motifs, /Robert/, Paul de Casteljau, Socles, Menarches, Chronochromes”, Sutton Lane, Brussels

“Some motifs and their sources”, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
Sutton Lane, Paris
Galleria Raucci / Santamaria, Naples

“The End of Rent Control and the Emergence of the Creative Class”, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
“Quelques Aspects de l’Art Bourgeois: La Non-Intervention”, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York

“Art Statements”, Art Basel 36, Basle
“Temporary Contemporary: Cheyney Thompson-Recent Works”, Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville
“Material Matters”, Herbert Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY
“S&M”, with Eileen Quinlan, Sutton Lane, Paris
Galleria Raucci/Santamaria, Naples

“1998” Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York

Sutton Lane, London

“1 Scenario + 1 Situation” Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York

James Fuentes Gallery, New York
Parker’s Box, Brooklyn, NY

The Norman Project, New York

Group Exhibitions

“Low Form. Imaginaries and visions in the age of artificial intelligence”, MAXXI, Rome
“General Rehearsal. A Show in Three Acts from the Collections of V-A-C, MMOMA and Kadist”, Moscow Museum of Modern Art / V-A-C Foundation, Moscow
“Liz Deschenes, Jean Prouvé and Cheyney Thompson: Carte Blanche to Campoli Presti”, Galerie Patrick Seguin, London

“Grid. Gradient. Drunken Walks”, The Brno House of Arts, Brno
“Tainted Love”, Confort Moderne, Poitiers
“Plages”, Campoli Presti, London
“Sam Lewitt, Cheyney Thompson”, The Brno House Of Arts,
“99 Cents or Less”, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit

“Gutes Böses Geld. Eine Bildgeschichte der Ökonomie”, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden-Baden
“Fine Young Cannibals”, Petzel Gallery, New York
“From Minimalism Into Algorithm”, The Kitchen, New York
“WORLD WON’T LISTEN”, Capital Gallery, San Francisco
“Tales of Ratiocination”, Campoli Presti, London

“States of Mind”, Maison Particulière, Brussels

“Transmission: Recreation and repetition”, curated by Sarina Basta, Palais Des Beaux-Arts, Paris

“A Moveable Feast – Part XI with Eileen Quinlan”, Campoli Presti, Paris
“Une Histoire. Art, architecture et design des années 80 à aujourd’hui”, Centre Pompidou, Paris

“and Materials and Money and Crisis”, Mumok, Vienna
“drunken walks / cliché / corrosion fatigue / ebay”, Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York
“Chat Jet. Malerei jenseits ihres Mediums”, Künstlerhaus Halle für Kunst und Medien, Graz
“Abstract Generation: Now in Print”, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

“Quodlibet III – Alphabets and Instruments”, Galerie Buchholz, Berlin
“The Medium of Contingency”, Thomas Dane Gallery, London
“The indiscipline of Painting”, Tate St. Ives, St. Ives, England

“Blind Mirror”, Galleria Raucci, Napoli, Italy
“The Space Between Reference and Regret”, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York
“Le Tableau”, Cheim and Read, New York
“PNTNG”, Sutton Lane, Paris

“Besides, With, Against, and Yet: Abstraction and The Ready-Made Gesture”, The Kitchen,
New York
“Collatéral”, Entrepot-Galerie du Confort Moderne, Poitiers
“Quodlibet II”, Galerie Daniel Buchholz Cologne
“Compass in Hand: Selections from The Judith Rothshild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection”, Mueum of Modern Art, New York
Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York
“Group Exhibition”, Sutton Lane, Paris
“Slow Painting”, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen

Whitney Biennial 2008, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
“Looking Back”, Mireille Mosler, Ltd. New York
“From Brooklyn with Love”, Parker’s Box. Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY
“Not So Subtle Subtitles”, Casey Kaplan Gallery, New York

“For the People of Paris”, Sutton Lane, Paris
“TBA”, Cheyney Thompson and Eileen Quinlan, Arnolfini, Bristol
“Regroup Show”, Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York
“The Lath Picture Show”, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York
“Riot the 8 Bars”, Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst, Berlin

“Galerie Daniel Buchholz Cologne at Metropictures”, Metropictures, New York
“Slow Burn”, Galerie Edward Mitterrand, Geneva
“it is, what is it?”, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY

“Greater New York”, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island
“Reflection Part II”, Sutton Lane, London
“Sutton Lane in Paris”, Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris
“Painters Without Paintings & Paintings Without Painters”, Orchard47, New York

“Teil 2 Quodlibet”, Galerie Daniel Buchholz Cologne
Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, with Karla Black

“Dreams and Conflicts:The Dictatorship of the Viewer”, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
“Miss. Understood-James Yamada, Frederic Pradeau, Cheyney Thompson”, Galleria Raucci/Santamaria, Naples
“Tear Me Up Tear Me Down”, curated by Amy Davila, White Box, New York
“Clandestine” La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
“Rendered” Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York
“Papers” Acme, Los Angeles
“The World Rehabilitation’s Funds Spring Benefit”, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum,
New York

“Life is Elsewhere” Canada Gallery, New York
“Playground of the Fearless” Entropy Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

“Escape” DNA Gallery, Provincetown, MA, USA
“Formula” Oni Gallery, Boston

“Group Show” Grossman Gallery, Boston
“Genesis in the Retort” Oni Gallery, Boston

“Group Show” Gallerie Gauche, Paris