Vincent Fecteau

Biography

1969
Born in Islip

Lives and works in San Francisco

Education

1987-1992
BA, Wesleyan University, Middletown

Solo Exhibitions

2020
Galerie Buchholz, Berlin

2019
CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco
Misako & Rosen, Tokyo

2018
greengrassi, London
Mattew Marks Gallery, Los Angeles

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
“Night (1947-2015)”, The Glass House, New Canaan

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

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

2006
Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne

2005
greengrassi, London

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

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

2002
“MATRIX 199: Vincent Fecteau. Recent Sculpture”, University of California Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley
“Vincent Fecteau and Tomma Abts”, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles (catalogue)

2001
“Vincent Fecteau and Maureen Gallace”, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco

2000
greengrassi, London

1999
Marc Foxx, Los Angeles

1998
Feature Inc., New York

1997
Ynglingagatan, Stockholm

1996
Feature Inc., New York

1995
“Introductions”, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco

1994
“Ben”, Kiki, San Francisco

Group Exhibitions

2020
“A Page from My Intimate Journal (Part I) -“, Gordon Robicheau, New York

2019
“Trade Syllables”, Martinos Pandrossou, Athens
“Magic Ben Big Boy”, Matthew Marks, New York

2018
“Hölle”, Galerie Buchholz, New York
“Dime-Store Alchemy”, FLAG Art Foundation, New York
“Crossroads: Carnegie Museum of Art’s Collection, 1945 to Now”, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh

2017
“Tomma Abts, Lutz Bacher, Trisha Donnelly, Vincent Fecteau, Mark Leckey & Jack Goldstein, Hervé Guibert”, Galerie Buchholz, Berlin
Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

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

2015
“National Gallery 2: Empire”, Chewday’s, London
“Synecdoche”, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco
“Retrospective. Paule Anglim (1912-2015)”, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco
“Second Chances”, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen
“Le Souffleur. Schürmann meets Ludwig”, Ludwig Forum, Aachen
“Off Broadway”, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco

2014
“Abandon the Parents”, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen
“Quiz”, Galerie Poirel, Nancy

2013
Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh (catalogue)
Matthew Marks Gallery, 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
The Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (catalogue)

2011
“Moment – Ynglingagatan 1”, Moderna Museet, Stockholm
“Skulpturales Handeln”, Haus der Kunst, Munich
“Cloud”, Foxy Production, New York
“Quodlibet III – Alphabets and Instruments”, Galerie Buchholz, Berlin
“Absentee Landlord”, curated by John Waters, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

2010
“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
“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

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

2008
“Passageworks: Contemporary Art from the Permanent Collection”, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
“Begin Again Right Back Here”, White Columns, New York
“Shit”, Feature Inc., New York
“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
“You Always Move in Reverse”, curated by Bjarne Melgaard, Leo Koenig, New York
“A Point in Space is a Place for an Argument”, David Zwirner, New York
“Good Morning, Midnight”, Casey Kaplan, New York
“Exit Music (for a Film)”, curated by Michelle Lopez, Grimm/Rosenfeld, New York/Munich

2006
“Galerie Daniel Buchholz at Metro Pictures”, Metro Pictures, New York
“Liquid Paper – Pure Land”, Ratio 3, San Francisco
FOCA Fellowship, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena
“Dereconstruction”, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York
“The Backroom”, SF Camerawork, San Francisco

2004
“Müllberg”, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
“Gallery Artists”, Feature Inc., New York
“Abstract Reality”, SEAD Gallery, Antwerp / Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven
“Happy Medium”, Clementine Gallery, 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
The Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (catalogue)
“Artists Imagine Architecture”, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston (catalogue)
“Now is the Time”, Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City
“Guide to Trust No. 2”, curated by ANP, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco

2001
“Marked: Bay Area Drawings”, curated by Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson, Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, Sonoma / Leubsdorf Art Gallery, Hunter College, New York
“The Devil is in the Details”, curated by Rena Conti and Ivan Moskowitz, Allston Skirt Gallery, Boston
“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
“Juvenilia”, Yerba Buena Centre for the Arts, San Francisco

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

1998
“Softcore”, curated by Bjarne Melgaard, Artipelag Festival, Historika Museet, Stockholm
“Lovecraft”, curated by Martin McGeown and Toby Webster, South London Gallery, London
“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

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)

1996
Feature Inc., curated by Ralph Rugoff, New York

1995
“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)
“Wildside”, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles

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

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

Awards

2016
MacArthur Foundation Fellowship

2006
Fellows of Contemporary Art Fellowship

2005
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship

1999
The Art Council Grant