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GEORGE HORNER

University of Texas, San Antonio, BFA
University of Chicago, Chicago, MFA

Born in San Antonio, Texas
Lives and works in New York

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2017

ARTWORKS, A BENEFIT FOR ARTS GOWANUS,
Brooklyn (upcoming)
WHITE TRASH, an exhibition of artworks from the personal collection of Larry Clark, 
Luhring Augustine, Brooklyn (upcoming)
RECOLLECTION,
Curated by Marly Hammer and John Richey,
The Shoppe, Brooklyn
BLACK MIRROR / RECOLLECTION,
Curated by Marly Hammer and John Richey, Spring/Break Art Show, New York
MARKED URGENT, An Exhibition in Defense of Free Press, Ground Floor Gallery, Brooklyn
POSTCARDS FROM THE EDGE, A Benefit for Visual Aids, Hosted by Metro Pictures, New York

2016

GOWANUS OPEN STUDIOS, Brooklyn
BLACK AND WHITE AND RE(A)D ALL OVER: PART II, 
Art Helix, Brooklyn
WRITING LIGHTLY,
an exhibition investigating the relationship of language and neon, Work/Release, Sponsored by the Rutter Family Art Foundation, Norfolk, Virginia
MUSTERING OF THE MUTAGENICS 1970-1979,
South Texas Pop Culture Center,
San Antonio, Texas
VISUAL AIDS, THE 18TH ANNUAL POSTCARDS FROM THE EDGE, Hosted by Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York
THRU THE RABBIT HOLE,
Sideshow Nation and Life on Mars, Brooklyn

2015

BIZARRE BAZAAR,
Arts Gowanus, Littlefield, Brooklyn
OPEN CALL, Lorimoto Gallery, Brooklyn
NEWCOLLECTORBK, Ground Floor Gallery, Brooklyn
GOWANUS OPEN STUDIOS, Brooklyn
TYPE INDICATORS,
Curated by Wilson Duggan, ArtHelix, Brooklyn
BRENDAN CASS BENEFIT AUCTION SOIREE,
Canada, New York

2014

GEORGE HORNER,
I GAVE YOU A RETROSPECTIVE AT THE CITY DUMP!
Judith Charles Gallery Project Space, New York (solo)
BOWRY LANE 3, Judith Charles Gallery, New York
DB14, DALLAS BIENNIAL, Beefhaus Gallery, Dallas
THE MUTT CUBISTS & SAMOMA’s SECOND MULTIPLE, TreMendez Studio, San Antonio

2013

END OF DAYS, Max Fish, New York
NOW YOU SEE IT, NOW YOU DON’T,
Terrace 8th Annual 2013, London
ARTISTS OF SAMOMA FROM THE SAMA COLLECTION, 
San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, Texas
SINGLE FARE 3, RH Gallery, New York

2012

THE COLLAGE POTTAGE SHOW,
Swampspace Gallery, Miami
NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL ART: VOL 2,
Oliver Francis Gallery, Dallas
DALLAS BIENNIAL, Dick Higgins Gallery, Dallas
HENNESSY YOUNGMAN PRESENTS ITSA SMALL, SMALL WORLD, Family Business, New York

2011

SUMMER SALT,
Conceived & Curated by Ingrid Dinter,
The Proposition, New York
DARK HUMOR / TERMINAL JEST,
Delaware County Community College,
Media, Pennsylvania
SINGLE FARE 2: PLEASE SWIPE AGAIN,
small works on used Metrocards,
Sloan Fine Art, New York

2010

WHAT’S SO FUNNY? Exploring Humor in Art, Spencertown Academy Arts Center,
Spencertown, New York
POWER TO THE PEOPLE, Feature Inc., New York

2009

RECESSION SPECIAL,
Curated by Marly Hammer & Kate Bryan,
CVS Cultural & Educational Center, New York

2008

I THINK I CAN MAKE IT,
Online Project Room, Dinter Fine Art, New York
HOW TO COOK A WOLF: PART ONE,
Dinter Fine Art, New York

2007

death & love in MODERN TIMES,
Dinter Fine Art, New York

2003

8.5 x 11, Jen Bekman, New York

2001

PAPER, Mark Pasek Gallery, New York
BEAUTIFUL YOU,
Curated by Larry Krone, Mark Pasek Gallery,
New York

2000

2000 CLOWNS, 
University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois
NIGHT OF 1,000 DRAWINGS,
Benefit Exhibition, Artists Space, New York

1999

GROWING UP POST MODERN,
Curated by Barry Blinderman, University Galleries, Illinois State University,
Normal, Illinois

1998

RE: DUCHAMP / CONTEMPORAY ARTISTS RESPOND TO MARCEL DUCHAMP’S INFLUENCE,
Abraham Lubelsky Gallery, New York
NIGHT OF 1,000 DRAWINGS,
Benefit Exhibition, Artist’s Space, New York

1997

SEX / INDUSTRY,
Curated by John Yau, Stux Gallery, New York
NIGHT OF 1,000 DRAWINGS,
Benefit Exhibition, Artist’s Space, New York

1996

SUMMER TRASH, Curated by Kenny Schachter, Flamingo East, New York
GROUP SHOW, 
Curated by Renee Riccardo, Arena /
the Art Exchange Show, New York
DONALD BAECHLER, GEORGE HORNER, RAYMOND PETTIBON, Department of Art, Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas

1995

NATURAL-NEW DRAWINGS,
Curated by Renee Riccardo, Arena, New York
CONTRADICTORY CONCLUSIONS,
Curated by Rhonda Wall, Northampton College, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

1994

HEAD GAMES, Horodner Romley, New York
SUMMERSHOW,
Curated by Steve Rand, Apex Art, New York
THE EVERY-TICKET-GETS-A-WORK-RAFFLE, 
American Fine Arts, New York

1993

AUTUMN SALON,
Curated by Renee Riccardo, Arena, New York
ANGEL ART 93, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles
CONTEMPORARY DRAWINGS PART II,
Curated by Renee Riccardo, Arena, New York
PSYCHOLOGICAL IMPACT,
Curated by Rhonda Wall, Northampton Community College, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

1992

GEORGE HORNER, NEW WORK, Arena, New York (solo)
THE LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS,
Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York
MULTIPLE ORGASM, A SHOW OF MULTIPLES,
Curated by Renee Riccardo, Arena, New York

1991

ORNAMENT, John Post Lee Gallery, New York
LOUDER, Curated by Kathryn Hixon & Tony Tasset, Gallery 400, Chicago
POSTERS, Illinois Union Art Gallery,
University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois
FRONT & BACK / IN & OUT,
Nancy Lurie Gallery, Chicago
A NEW LOW, Curated by Collins & Milazzo,
Claudio Bottello Arte, Torino, Italy
NEW AMERICAN TALENT, Curated by Richard Marshall, Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin, Texas
OUTSIDE AMERICA: GOING INTO THE 90’s,
Curated by Collins & Milazzo, Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

1990

GEORGE HORNER,
Nancy Lurie Gallery, Chicago (solo)
NEW AMERICAN TALENT,
Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin, Texas

1989

GEORGE HORNER,
Nancy Lurie Gallery, Chicago (solo)
WORD PLAY,
Soho Center for the Visual Arts, New York
SMALL FORMAT, Lang & O’Hara Gallery, New York

1988

RAIN FOREST, 48 Laight Street, New York
DISCOVERIES, Nancy Lurie Gallery, Chicago

1987

SIGNS OF INTELLIGENT LIFE,
Timothy Greathouse Gallery, New York
SOME PEOPLE’S WORK WE REALLY LIKE,
Northern Illinois University, Chicago
YOUNG AMERICAN PAINTERS, Barry Stevens Gallery, New York
ART AGAINST AIDS, Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York

1986

POST PRODUCTION, Feature, Chicago
LIFT OFFS, Feature, Chicago
GEORGE HORNER, N.A.M.E., Chicago (solo)
ART FOR YOUNG COLLECTORS,
The Renaissance Society, Chicago
GROUP SHOW,
Baskerville & Watson Gallery, New York
PROMISES, PROMISES, C.A.G.E., Cincinnati, Ohio

1985

NEW ORDER, Feature, Chicago
ENGAGEMENT, Feature, Chicago
PAYOLA,
Curated by Bob Nickas, Mo David Gallery, New York
INVITATIONAL, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago
CRITICS AND DEALERS,
Curated by Bob Nickas, Mo David Gallery, New York

1984

RECENT WORK: MARCEL DUCHAMP, IAN EDWARDS, FRANCISCO GOYA, GEORGE HORNER, JEAN AUGUSTE INGRES, RONALD JONES,YVES KLEIN, STEPHEN LAPTHISOPHON, KASMIR MALEVICH, N.A.M.E., Chicago
GEORGE HORNER,
Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago (solo)

1977

GEORGE HORNER, MUTT CUBISM,
S.A.M.O.M.A., San Antonio, Texas (solo)

1976

Co-founded S.A.M.O.M.A., San Antonio Museum of Modern Art, the first artist run gallery in San Antonio, Texas


SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Donald Baechler, New York, NY
George Ball, Warminster, PA
Binney & Smith, New York, NY
Larry Clark, New York, NY
Elliot Green, Athens, NY
Larry Krone, New York, NY
Wes Lang, Los Angeles, CA
Beth Rudin DeWoody, New York, NY
San Antonio Museum of Art, TX
Kenny Scharf, Los Angeles, CA
Tony Shafrazi, New York, NY
Texas State University, TX
Mark S. Waskow, Barre, VT


SELECTED PERIODICALS AND CATALOGUES

"Lowry Lane 3", Judith Charles Gallery,
New York, Catalogue, 2014

“The Approval Matrix”, New York Magazine,
July-August, 2013: 104

Stamatina Gregory and Michael Hall,
“Terminal Jest, Dark Humor in Recent Art”, Delaware County

Community College, Catalogue, 2011: 10

Steel Stillman, “The Feature Story”,
Art in America, December, 2010: 57-62

Jean Stein, “Disguises”, Grand Street 58,
Fall, 1996: 229

Collins & Milazzo, “Theoretically Yours”,
Regione Autonoma della Valle d’Aosta, 1992:100

Jennifer P. Borum, “George Horner, Arena”, ArtForum, Summer, 1992: 111

Donald Baechler, “All Thumbs: George Horner’s Drawings”, Mark Pasek Gallery, Catalogue, 1991

Kathryn Hixson, “Chicago Review”, Arts Magazine, March, 1991: 104

Jim Yood, Chicago, “George Horner, Nancy Lurie Gallery”, ArtForum, February, 1991: 132

Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, “Who’s Bad? Accounting for Taste”, ArtForum, November, 1991: 119-125

Carlo McCormick, “High Art”, High Times,
August, 1991:50

Collins & Milazzo, “A New Low”, Claudio Bottello Arte, Turin, Italy, Catalogue, May, 1991: 32-33

Collins & Milazzo, “Outside America: Going Into The 90’s”, Fay Gold Gallery, Catalogue, 1991: 34

Roland Hagenberg, “Happy-Happy, A Children’s Coloring Book by Contemporary Artists”, 1990: 36

Carlo McCormick, “Putty As A Picture”,
ArtForum, April, 1987: 92-93


HONORS

1990 Grumbacher Award / New American Talent
1987 National Endowment for the Arts,
Visual Arts Grant

 

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