Vincent Fecteau

Biography

1969
Born in Islip, NY

Lives and works in San Francisco

Education

1987-1992
BA, Wesleyan University, Middletown

Solo Exhibitions

2021
Fridericianum, Kassel
“I hear the ancient music of words and words, yes, that’s it.” (with Florian Pumhösl), Schindler House, West Hollywood

2020
Galerie Buchholz, Berlin

2019
CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art (curated by Anthony Huberman), San Francisco (catalogue)
Misako & Rosen, Tokyo

2018
Matthew Marks Gallery, Los Angeles
greengrassi, London

2017
“So I traveled a great deal… organized by Vincent Fecteau and Jordan Stein”, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

2016
Secession, Vienna (catalogue)
Galerie Buchholz, Cologne

2015
“You Have Did the Right Thing When You Put That Skylight In”, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel (catalogue)

2014
Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

2012
Galerie Buchholz, Berlin

2010
Inverleith House, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh
greengrassi, London

2009
Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
“Not New Work – Vincent Fecteau Selects from the Collection”, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco

2008
“Focus: Vincent Fecteau”, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

2006
Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne

2005
greengrassi, London

2004
“Journal #7” (with Tomma Abts), Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven

2003
Feature Inc., New York
“Recent Sculpture”, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena

2002
“MATRIX 199: Vincent Fecteau. Recent Sculpture”, University of California Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley

2000
greengrassi, London

1999
Marc Foxx, Los Angeles

1998
Feature Inc., New York

1997
Ynglingagatan 1, Stockholm

1996
Feature Inc., New York

1995
“Introductions”, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco

1994
“Ben”, Kiki, San Francisco

Group Exhibitions

2021
“The Going Away Present”, Kristina Kite Gallery, Los Angeles

2019
“Trade Syllables”, Martinos Pandrossou, Athens
“Artist’s Choice: Amy Sillman – The Shape of Shape”, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
“Magic Ben Big Boy”, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
“Gubbinal”, Project Native Informant, London

2018
“Hölle”, Galerie Buchholz, New York
“Crossroads: Carnegie Museum of Art’s Collection, 1945 to Now”, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh
“Dime-Store Alchemy”, FLAG Art Foundation, New York
“A Page from My Intimate Journal (Part I)”, Gordon Robichaux, New York

2017
“Tomma Abts, Lutz Bacher, Trisha Donnelly, Vincent Fecteau, Mark Leckey & Jack Goldstein, Hervé Guibert”, Galerie Buchholz, Berlin
“Entre Nous”, Bad Reputation, Los Angeles
“Trisha Donnelly, Vincent Fecteau, Peter Fischli David Weiss, Nan Goldin, Martin Honert, Michael Majerus, Paul Sietsema, Rebecca Warren”, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

2016
“Embracing the Contemporary: The Keith L. and Katherine Sachs Collection”, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia (catalogue)
“The New Contemporary”, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago (catalogue)
“The Campaign for Art: Contemporary”, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco (catalogue)
“Pavlova’s Dawg and Other Works by Gallery Artists”, Matthew Marks Gallery, Los Angeles
“Primary Structures and Speculative Forms”, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
“Home Improvements”, Fraenkel Lab, San Francisco

2015
“National Gallery 2: Empire”, Chewday’s, London
“Off Broadway”, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco
“Robert Adams, Vincent Fecteau, Robert Gober, Martin Puryear, Charles Ray, Anne Truitt, Terry Winters”, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
“Raymond Roussel”, Galerie Buchholz, New York
“Synecdoche”, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco
“Retrospective. Paule Anglim (1912-2015)”, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco
“Le Souffleur. Schürmann meets Ludwig”, Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen
“Second Chances”, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen

2014
“Night (1947-2015)”, The Glass House, New Canaan
“Abandon the Parents”, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen

2013
Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh (catalogue)
“Nayland Blake, Thomas Demand, Trisha Donnelly, Vincent Fecteau & Wade Guyton”, Matthew Marks Gallery, Los Angeles
“A Point of View: Selected Gifts from the Laurence A. Rickels Collection”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
“Elie Nadelman, Jim Nutt, Tomma Abts, Vincent Fecteau”, Galerie Buchholz, Cologne

2012
“Automaton”, Galerie Buchholz, Cologne
“Closer – The Dennis Cooper Papers”, Kunstverein, Amsterdam
“B. Wurtz & Co.” (curated by Matthew Higgs), Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (catalogue)

2011
“Contemporary Collecting: The Judith Neisser Collection”, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
“Cloud”, Foxy Production, New York
“Moment – Ynglingagatan 1”, Moderna Museet, Stockholm
“Skulpturales Handeln / Sculptural Acts”, Haus der Kunst, Munich
“Quodlibet III – Alphabets and Instruments”, Galerie Buchholz, Berlin
“Absentee Landlord” (curated by John Waters), Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

2010
“The More Things Change”, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
“Home/Not at Home: Works from the Collection of Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg” (curated by Matthew Higgs), Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College, Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-On-Hudson
“Contemporary Collecting: Selections from the Donna and Howard Stone Collection”, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
“Hauntology”, University of California Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley

2009
“Chinese Box”, Overduin and Kite, Los Angeles
“Event Horizon”, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
“Quodlibet II”, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne

2008
“Begin Again Right Back Here”, White Columns, New York
“Shit”, Feature Inc., New York
“Passageworks: Contemporary Art from the Permanent Collection”, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
“Kiki: The Proof is in the Pudding”, Ratio 3, San Francisco

2007
“Strange Events Permit Themselves the Luxury of Occurring”, Camden Arts Centre, London
“The Recognitions”, The Fireplace Project, East Hampton
“a point in space is a place for an argument”, David Zwirner, New York
“Good Morning, Midnight”, Casey Kaplan, New York
“You Always Move in Reverse” (curated by Bjarne Melgaard), Leo Koenig, New York
“Exit Music (for a Film)” (curated by Michelle Lopez), Grimm/Rosenfeld, New York/Munich

2006
Fellows of Contemporary Art Fellowship, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena
“Dereconstruction”, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York
“Pure Land: Fecteau/Hill/Pederson”, Ratio 3, San Francisco
“The Backroom”, SF Camerawork, San Francisco
“Galerie Daniel Buchholz at Metro Pictures”, Metro Pictures, New York

2004
“Müllberg”, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
“Abstract Reality”, SEAD Gallery, Antwerp
“Happy Medium”, Clementine Gallery, New York
“Gallery Artists”, Feature Inc., New York

2003
“The Alumni Show”, Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery, Center for the Arts, Wesleyan University, Middletown
“Ishtar” (curated by Bruce Hainley), Midway Contemporary Art, St. Paul (catalogue)

2002
“The Longest Winter” (curated by Gean Moreno), Schmidt Center Gallery, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton
“Artists Imagine Architecture”, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston (catalogue)
“Now is the Time”, Dorsky Gallery, New York
“Vincent Fecteau and Tomma Abts”, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles
Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (catalogue)
“Guide to Trust No. 2” (curated by ANP), Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco

2001
“The Devil is in the Details” (curated by Rena Conti and Ivan Moskowitz), Allston Skirt Gallery, Boston
“Marked: Bay Area Drawings” (curated by Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson), Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, Sonoma / Leubsdorf Art Gallery, Hunter College, New York
“Vincent Fecteau and Maureen Gallace”, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco
“Off the Wall” (curated by Gregory Sandoval and Sam Gordon), Gallery 400, University of Illinois, Chicago
“Smallish” (curated by Dennis Cooper), greengrassi, London

2000
“Here Kitty, Kitty”, Nexus Center for Contemporary Art, Atlanta

1999
“Calendar 2000”, Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College, Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-On-Hudson
“Persuasion: Tales of Commerce and the Avant-Garde” (curated by Karen Emmenhiser), University of Buffalo Art Gallery, Buffalo
“The Art Council 1999 Grants to Artists”, Jernigan Wicker Fine Arts, San Francisco
“B.m.W (Black met White) “, ANP, Antwerp

1998
“Softcore” (curated by Bjarne Melgaard), Artipelag Festival, Historika Museet, Stockholm
“Architecture and Inside” (curated by Kenneth Freed), Paul Morris Gallery, New York
“Inglenook” (curated by Ivan Moskowitz, Rena Conti, and Yvette Brackman), Feigen Contemporary, New York
“Lovecraft” (curated by Martin McGeown and Toby Webster), South London Gallery, London

1997
“Hello”, Feature Inc., New York
“Bay Area Now”, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco
“The Scene of the Crime” (curated by Ralph Rugoff), Armand Hammer Museum of Art, Los Angeles (catalogue)

1995
“Wildside”, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles
“lo-fi” (curated by Michelle Reyes), Lauren Wittels Gallery, New York
“In a Different Light” (curated by Lawrence Rinder and Nayland Blake), University of California Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley (catalogue)

1994
“The Ecstasy of Limits” (curated by Yvette Brackman), Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago (catalogue)
“Next to Nothing”, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco (catalogue)
“Bong”, Kiki, San Francisco
“Sparkalepsy”, Feature Inc., New York

1993
“Dress Code”, San Francisco Art Commission Gallery, San Francisco
“Caca at Kiki”, Kiki, San Francisco

Awards

2016
MacArthur Foundation Fellowship

2012
Visiting Artist at the American Academy in Rome

2006
Fellows of Contemporary Art Fellowship

2005
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship

1999
The Art Council Grant