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Moyra Davey



Born in Canada


Lives and works in New York




Whitney Independent Study Program, New York


University of California, San Diego


Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec


Solo Exhibitions


“Horse Opera”, Berlinale - Internationale Filmfestspiele 2023, Berlin
“Visitor, Skeletal, Buddha”, greengrassi, London



Film series, MoMA, New York

“Les fervents”, Galerie Leonard & Bina Ellen, Université Concordia, Montreal


“My Saints”, Kestner Gesellschaft, Hannover


“The Faithful”, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
“Lanak/Obras/Works”, Artium, Vitoria-Gasteiz
Moyra Davey Peter Hujar, Galerie Buchholz, Berlin


“i confess”, greengrassi, London
“Moyra Davey: i confess,” film screening at Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Concordia University, Montreal
“Scotiabank Photography Award: Moyra Davey”, Ryerson Image Centre, Toronto


“Bring My Garters/Do Nothing”, Experimenter, Kolkata
“1943”, Galerie Buchholz, New York
“Hell Notes”, Kunstverein Bielefeld


“Hell Notes”, Portikus, Frankfurt am Main
“Portrait / Landscape”, Galerie Buchholz, Berlin
“Empties”, Galerie Buchholz, Cologne


“Hemlock Forest”, Bergen Kunsthall
“7 Albums”, Murray Guy, New York


“You’re a nice guy to let me hold you like this”, greengrassi, London
“The Revenants”, Wilfried Lentz, Rotterdam


“Ornament and Reproach”, Murray Guy, New York
“Burn the Diaries”, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna / Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia
“Moyra Davey - life without sheets of paper to be scribbled on is masterpiece”, Camden Arts Centre, London
“Moyra Davey”, Art Institute of Chicago


“Ornament and Reproach”, Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver
“Hangmen of England”, Tate Liverpool


“Spleen. Indolence. Torpor. Ill-humour”, Murray Guy, New York
“In the Spirit of Walser”, Donald Young Gallery, Chicago


“Les Goddesses”, greengrassi, London


“Speaker Receiver”, Kunsthalle Basel
“My Necropolis”, Goodwater, Toronto
“My Necropolis”, lllingworth Kerr Gallery, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary


“My Necropolis”, Murray Guy, New York
“My Necropolis”, Arch II Gallery, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg


“Long Life Cool White”, The Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge


“Fifty Minutes, Goodwater”, Toronto
“My Place”, TART, San Francisco


“Monologues” (with Julia Scher), Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus


American Fine Arts, Co., New York


Goodwater, Toronto


American Fine Arts, Co., New York


Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco


American Fine Arts, Co., New York


American Fine Arts Co., New York


“Moyra Davey, Peter Doig”, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York


Optica, Montreal


Agnes Etherington Arts Center, Kingston


The Photography Gallery, Toronto
Saw Gallery, Ottawa


Group Exhibitions



“A Portrait in Fragments”, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf
“Forks & Spoons”, curated by m.d., Galerie Buchholz, New York
“Manif d’art - La Biennale de Québec”, Espace Quatre Cents, Québec



“Her Voice - Echoes of Chantal Akerman”, Fotomuseum Antwerp
“Taking Notes”, Sophie Tappeiner, Vienna
“Trust Me”, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
“Bonds of Love”, Libraire Delpire & Co, Paris
“good news!”, Dorothée Nilsson Gallery, Berlin
“The Accursed Share”, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh
“25th Anniversary Postcards from the Edge”, Visual Aids, New York
“Exposed”, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
“Correspondances”, KM Galerie, Berlin
“Offset”, Le Centre des livres d’artistes, Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche



“Sam Lasko Moyra Davey”, Clementin Seedorf, Cologne

“No One Is Bored”, Hessel Museum of Art, New York

“Photographic Pictures”, Anton Kern Gallery, New York

“goodtime”, The Plumb, Toronto

“FRONT International 2022: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art”, multiple venues, Cleveland

 “Working Thought”, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh

“Image Gardeners”, McEvoy Foundation for the Arts, San Francisco

“Substance - SUBSTANCES”, Collegium, Arévalo

“Photorama 2022”, Gallery TPW, Toronto


“Send me an Image”, C/O Foundation, Berlin
“Call Card”, Los Angeles Contemporary Archive, Los Angeles
“Exhibition as Image”, 80WSE, New York
“Understudies: I, Myself Will Exhibit Nothing”, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin

“New Time: Art and Feminisms in the 21st Century”, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


“What Does Democracy Look Like?”, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago
“TENET”, Swiss Institute, New York


“sotto voce”, Bortolami Gallery, New York
“Doing Deculturalization”, Museion Foundation. Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Bolzano
“Platforms: Collection and Commissions”, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
“In Relation: Toronto Biennial of Art”, Toronto Biennial of Art, Toronto
“Stars Are Closer and Clouds Are Nutritious Under Golden Trees”, MMAG Foundation, Amman
“Arles 2019: Les Rencontres de la Photographie”, Les Rencontres, Arles
“Amulet or He calls it chaos”, 500 Capp Street, San Francisco
“snap+share”, SFMOMA, San Francisco
“Mediums of Exchange”, Shirley Fiterman Art Center, New York
“1989”, Institut Valencià d’Art Modern, Valencia


“Still Life in Contemporary Photography”, Kunsthaus Wien
“One Day at a Time: Manny Farber and Termite Art”, MOCA, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
“The Conditions of Being Art: Pat Hearn Gallery & American Fine Arts, Co. (1983-2004)”, Center for Curatorial Studies and Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Annandale-On-Hudson, New York
“The Way Things Run, Part II: Cargo”, PS120, Berlin
“Acoustic Holographic Language”, Bureau des Réalités, Brussels
“L’impudeur”, Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Annandale-On-Hudson, New York
“Qui parle? / Who speaks?”, Leonard and Bina Ellen Gallery, Concordia University, Montreal
“Virginia Woolf: An Exhibition Inspired by Her Writings”, Tate St. Ives


documenta 14, Kassel / Athens
“Compassionate Protocols”, curated by Moyra Davey and Jason Simon, Callicoon Fine Arts, New


“Le Grand Balcon, The Grand Balcony”, La Biennale de Montréal, Musée d’art contemporain de
“Home Improvements”, curated by John Waters, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco
“Let’s be Open About… Conceptualism”, Dazibao, Montreal
“Dubai Photo: A Global Perspective on Photography” (curated by Natasha Egan), Dubai
“Everyday I make my way”, Minerva, Sydney, Australia
“Repeat Pressure Until”, Ortega y Gasset Projects, Brooklyn, New York
“Esma’/Listen”, Beirut Art Center, Lebanon
“About Time: Photography in a Moment of Change”, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
“Strange Oscillations and Vibrations of Sympathy”, University Galleries of Illinois State University, Normal
“Nightfall”, Musée Rath, Geneva
“Me, Myself, I”, China Art Objects, Los Angeles
“Fireflies in the Night Take Wing”, Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center, Athens
“The Uses of Photography: Art, Politics, and the Reinvention of a Medium”, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego
“Territories and Fictions: Thinking a New Way of the World”, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid
“Whatever moves between us also moves the world in general”, Murray Guy, New York


“Reconstructions”, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
“Photo-Poetics: An Anthology”, Deutsche Bank Kunsthalle, Berlin / Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
“Take One: Contemporary Photographs”, Philadelphia Museum of Art
“Days push off into nights”, Spring Workshop, Hong Kong
“Walker Moving Image Commissions”, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
“Corruption: Everybody knows…”, e-flux, New York


“Pictures, Before and After - An Exhibition for Douglas Crimp”, Galerie Buchholz, Berlin
“Emotional Resources”, Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland
“Stills”, Michael Lowe Gallery, Cincinnati
“Urban Psychosis”, Holden Gallery, Manchester
“Batalhão de Telegrafistas (Army of Telegraphists)”, Galeria Jaqueline Martins, São Paulo, Brazil “Displayed”, Anton Kern Gallery, New York
“Dependency”, Gasworks, London
“Seymour”, Centre Européen d’Actions Artistiques Contemporaines, Strasbourg
“Moving Parts: Time and Motion in Contemporary Art”, Kemper Art Museum at Washington University, St. Louis
“Footnotes”, CCS Bard Hessel Museum, Annandale-on-Hudson
“Staring at The Sun”, Blind Spot Griffin Editions Project Space, New York
“Reliable Tension or: How to Win A Conversation About Jasper Johns”, 32 Edgewood Ave. Gallery, Yale School of Art, New Haven
“CODEX”, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco
“Looking Back: 8th White Columns Annual”, White Columns, New York
“Three Cups Fragrance”, Bodega, New York
“Interiors”, Parc Saint Léger, Burgundy, France
“Print, Text, Language”, Bibliowitz Gallery, Cornell University, Ithaca


“Minimal Resistance”, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid L’image papillon, MUDAM, Luxembourg
“Empire State”, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome
“One Minute Film Festival 2003-2012” (with Jason Simon), Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams
“goodwater at g”, G Gallery, University of Guelph, Guelph
“The Distaff Side”, The Granary, Sharon
“To The Friends Who Saved My Life”, Calicoon Fine Arts, New York
“Tell it to my heart: Collected by Julie Ault”, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel / Culturgest, Lisbon / Artists Space, New York
“Looking Back: 7th White Columns Annual”, White Columns, New York
“The Way of the Shovel”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
“Homebodies”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
“Sense of Place”, Pier 24 Photography, San Francisco
“Several Species of Small Furry Animals Gathered Together in a Cave and Grooving with a Pict”, Veneklasen/Werner, Berlin “Emmy Moore’s Journal: An Exhibition Based on a Letter in a Short Story by Jane Bowles”, SALTS, Birsfelden
“The Schoolhouse Gallery”, Provincetown
“Step Right In”, Visual Arts Center, University of Texas, Austin


“Spies in the House of Art”, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
“Where I Lived, and What I Lived For”, Oakville Galleries, Oakville
“The Imminence of Poetics”, XXX Bienal de São Paulo, São Paulo
“A common feeling”, gb agency, Paris
“Lo bueno y lo malo”, Galeria Nara Roesler, São Paulo
Whitney Biennial 2012, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
“STATUS - 24 documents of today”, Fotomuseum Winterthur
“You Have Been There”, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
“In the Spirit of Walser”, Donald Young Gallery, Chicago


“New Photography 2011”, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
“After the Gold Rush”, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
“You Have Been There”, Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris
“If You Lived Here, You’d Be Home By Now”, CCS Bard - Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
“The art of narration changes with time”, Sprüth Magers, Berlin
“Time Again”, Sculpture Center, New York
“Anne Chu, Moyra Davey, Jeanne Dunning, Rebecca Warren”, Donald Young Gallery, Chicago “Partoftheprocess4”, Galleria Zero, Milan
“I don’t know if it makes any sense - I feel quite dizzy and a little drunk due to the blow. I will return with more info shortly…”, IMO Projects, Copenhagen
“Codex”, Haut École d’art et de Design, Geneva


“Atlas: How to Carry the World on One’s Back?” (curated by Georges Didi-Huberman), Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid / Sammlung Falckenburg, Hamburg / ZKM - Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe
“Grange Prize 2010”, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, and The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago
“Mixed Use, Manhattan: Photography and Related Practices 1970s to the present” (curated by Lynne Cooke and Douglas Crimp), Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid
“Teatrino / Palermo”, (curated by Pierre Leguillon and Clément Rodzielsk), Renwick Gallery, New York
“Strange Comfort (Afforded by the Profession)”, Istituto Svizzero di Roma
“50 Artists Photograph The Future” (curated by Dean Daderko), Higher Pictures, New York
“Sound and Vision” (curated by Matthew Witkovsky), The Art Institute of Chicago
“False Divide: abstraction and representation in a few photographic works”, Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York
“The Record: Contemporary Art and Vinyl” (curated by Trevor Schoonmaker), The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham / Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston (2011) / Miami Art Museum (2012) / Henry Art Gallery, Seattle
“Living Things: carte grise à Roy Arden”, Dazibao, Montreal
“Calling Beauty”, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus


“A Sensed Perturbation” (curated by Jacob King), Murray Guy, New York
“White Noise” (curated by Elyse Goldberg), James Cohan Gallery, New York


“Photography on Photography: Reflections on the Medium Since 1960” (curated by Doug Eklund), The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
“Two or Three Things I Know About Her” (curated by Helen Molesworth), Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge
“The World Is All That Is The Case”, Hudson Franklin, New York
“L’Argent” (curated by Caroline Bourgeois and Elisabeth Lebovici), Le Plateau, Ile-de-France, Paris “Mildred’s Lane” (curated by Mark Dion and J. Morgan Puett), Alexander Gray Associates, New York


“Calendar of flowers, gin bottles, steak bones” (Moyra Davey, Claire Pentecost, James Welling), Orchard, New York
“50,000 Beds”, Real Art Ways, Hartford


“Reality/Play” (organized by Moyra Davey), Orchard, New York
“Slow Revolution”, The Rotunda Gallery, New York
“When Artists Say We”, Artists Space, New York
“Hypervision”, Westport Arts Center, Westport


“One Minute Film & Video Festival” (with Jason Simon), Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus
“Mirage” (curated by Julie Ault and Martin Beck), Alexander and Bonin, New York
“Inaugural exhibition”, Orchard, New York


“Bottle”, Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield


“Pop Rocks”, Caren Golden Gallery, New York “Afternoon Delight” (curated by Max Henry), Caren Golden Gallery, New York


“The Order of Things” (curated by Denise Markonish), Ramapo College, Mahwah
“The Modernist Document” (curated by Nancy Shaw), Art Gallery of Concordia University, Montreal

“Shelf Life”, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson


“Moon To Moon”, Massimo Audiello, New York


“New Jersey Arts Annual”, Newark Museum, Newark
“Making Pictures: Women and Photography, 1975—Now”, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York
“Gross Consumption”, Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, Alberta


“Let’s Talk About Art”, Art Metropole, Toronto


Gallery Emi Fontana, Milan


“The Mayfair Show” (curated by Jason Simon), The Mayfair Club, New York
“Commodity Image”, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
“Sex Money Politics”, Nancy Drysdale Gallery, Washington
“Commodity Image”, International Center of Photography, New York
“The Realm of the Coin: Money in Contemporary American Art”, Queens Museum of Art, New York


“Exposition Retrospective-Volet 1”, Optica, Montreal
“Detour”, International House, New York


“Animal/Vegetable/Mineral”, N.A.M.E., Chicago
“Arte Joven en Nueva York”, Sala RG, Caracas


“Gavin Brown, Moyra Davey, Jorge Pardo, Sarah Seager”, Massimo Audiello Gallery, New York
“Spent: Currency, Security, and Art on Deposit” (curated by The New Museum of Contemporary Art), Marine Midland Bank, New York
“Stendhal Syndrome: The Cure”, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York
“The Elements: Sex, Politics, Religion and Money”, Real Art Ways/Erector Square Gallery, New Haven


American Fine Arts Co., New York


“Diverse Secrecies: The Garden”, Presentation House, Vancouver


“Moyra Davey - David Miller - Gabor Szilasi”, Le Studio Blanc, Montreal


“Naked”, Boulder Center For The Visual Arts, Boulder
“Portraits”, Articule, Montreal
“Nudité et Sexualité”, Dazibao, Montreal


“Robert Boffa - Moyra Davey - Tony Fouhse”, Dazibao, Montreal
“Seeing People - Seeing Space”, Photographers’ Gallery, London
“Seeing People - Seeing Space”, National Museum Of Photography, Film And Television, Bradford


Trèize à Optica, Optica, Montreal


Awards, Fellowships, and Grants


Guggenheim Fellowship


Scotia Bank Photography Award


Paul de Hueck and Norman Walford Career Achievement Award


Louis C. Tiffany Foundation Award


International Residencies Program, Cité des Arts, Paris


Anonymous Was a Woman


Canada Council B-Grant
Art Matters Fellowship


Canada Council Project Grant


Canada Council Project Grant
Art Matters Fellowship


Canada Council B-Grant


Canada Council Project Grant
Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assist


Ontario Arts Council A-Grant


Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assist
Canada Council Short Term Grant


Canada Council Short Term Grant