ARTISSIMA
Booth PF 7
02.1105.11.17
Section PRESENT FUTURE
 
Solo show
TODD BIENVENU

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
Born in 1980 in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Lives and works in New York.
 
Education
 
2007          New York Studio School, Master of Fine Arts Program, New York, NY
2005          New York Studio School, Certificate Program, New York, NY
                  New York Studio School, Summer Scholarship, Orvieto, Italy
2003          Louisiana State University, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Baton Rouge, LA
 
Solo Exhibitions
 
2017         Todd Bienvenu, Harper’s Books, East Hampton, NY
                 Water Sports, Yours Mine & Ours Gallery, New York, NY
2016         Dive, Galerie Sébastien Bertrand, Geneva, Switzerland
2015         Exile on Bogart Street, Life on Mars Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2014         Borrowing Tomorrow’s Fun, Life on Mars Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
 
Group Exhibitions
 
2017         LIKE, Galerie Sébastien Bertrand, Geneva. Curated by Richard Kern.
                 Todd Bienvenu, Katherine Bradford, Mie Olise Kjærgaard, Jason Stopa, Galleri Kant,
                 Copenhagen, Denmark (upcoming)
                 Domestic Tranquility, 0-0, Los Angeles, CA
                 SOME(BODY), Adam Baumgold, New York, NY
                 There is nothing I could say that I haven’t thought before, FLAG Art 
                 Foundation,New York, NY
                 Artgenève, Galerie Sébastien Bertrand, Geneva, Switzerland
2016         Painting in New York, Leigh Morse Fine Arts, New York, NY
                 Respectability Politics, Outlet, Brooklyn, NY 
                 In a Post-World: Post-Punk Art Now, Invisible Dog, Brooklyn, NY 
                 All Tomorrow’s Parties, Hathaway, Atlanta, GA
                 Todd Bienvenu, Katherine Bradford, Sarah Faux, Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn, NY 
                 Summer Show, Galerie Sebastien Bertrand, Geneva, Switzerland
                 An Occasional Dream, Life on Mars, Brooklyn, NY
                 Go Figure!, Louis B. James, New York, NY
                 Let’s Walk, Cuevas Tilleard, New York, NY
                 Laughing Out Loud, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
                 Momenta Benefit Auction, Momenta, Brooklyn, NY
                 PaintersNYC, MUPO, Oaxaca, Mexico
                 Introspective, BravinLee, New York, NY
                 Fort, Ess Eff Eff, Brooklyn, NY
                 Nation IV, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 
2015         Painters NYC, Páramo, Guadalajara, Mexico
                 Holiday Salon, Lesley Heller, New York
                 Post Hoc Ergo Proctor Hoc, Firework Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
                 Let’s Go Away for Awhile, One Mile Gallery, Kingston, NY
                 Todd Bienvenu and Clintel Steed, Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, New York, NY
                 Summer Invitational, Life on Mars, Brooklyn, NY
                 Mixtape II, M. David Studio, Brooklyn, NY
                 Paintings in Trees, People’s Garden, Brooklyn, NY
                 Thrice Legendary, or Forever Thens, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
                 The Guston Effect, Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston MA
                 Long Story Short, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
                 Lucky Draw, The Sculpture Center, Long Island City, NY
                 AiB Benefit 2015, Storefront Ten Eyck, Brooklyn, NY
                 Life on Mars Gallery Project Space, Brooklyn, NY
                 New Work City, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
                 Paperazzi IV, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2014         Back to the Future II, Life on Mars, Brooklyn, NY
                 My Big Fat Painting, Brian Morris Gallery, New York, NY
                 Full House East, Ethan Pettit Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
                 Full House, David Rich, St Paul, MN
                 Summer Invitational, Life on Mars Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
                 Suggestion, that is the dream: Arshile Gorky and a selection of contemporary drawings,
                 Outlet, Brooklyn, NY
                 Drawn Out, Brooklyn, NY
                 Legend Anew, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
                 Underdonk Selects, Underdonk, Queens, NY
                 No Rules, Brooklyn, NY
                 Mixtape, No. 4 Studio Brooklyn Fireproof, Brooklyn, NY
                 AiB Benefit 2014, Storefront Ten Eyck, Brooklyn, NY
                 Spring Benefit, Novella, New York, NY
                 Sump Pumped Sentiments, curated by Matt Philips, TSA Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY
                 Paparazzi 3, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
                 Nation II At the Alamo, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2013         Todd Bienvenu and Gili Levy with Katherine Bradford, Valentine Gallery, Ridgewood, NY
                 Painting Impossible, Life on Mars, Brooklyn, NY
                 Scale, Life on Mars, Brooklyn, NY
                 Duck, Duck, Rabbit: EJ Hauser, Todd Bienvenu and Kelly McRaven, curated by
                 Mike Olin and Joy Curtis, Brooklyn, NY
                 Ethan Pettit Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
                 Triangle Art Benefit, Brooklyn, NY
2012         Art=Mixx, New York
                 BOS, New York
                 Team Varet, New York
                 GO Brooklyn, New York
2011         Northside Brooklyn Arts Festival, New York
2010         Nude With a Goose, New York
                 Pretty Young Things, New York
2009         Cinema Back Room, Public Assembly, Brooklyn, NY
                 Si Ves Algo Di Algo, 345 Eldert, Brooklyn, NY
                 27 Group Show, Goette Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
                 New York Studio School Alumni Show, juried by Sean Scully, New York, NY
2008         BOS, Brooklyn, NY
                 Art Party 3, Supreme Trading, Brooklyn, NY
2007         Thesis Show, New York Studio School, New York
                 Battling Insanity With a Paintbrush, Gaelle Bertrand and Todd Bienvenu,
                 New York Studio School Student Gallery, New York
                 Girls With Guns, New York Studio School Student Gallery, New York
2003         Todd Bienvenu, Studio B, Little Rock, AR
 
Selected Bibliography
 
2017         Bahn, Jenny. "In the Studio with Todd Bienvenu." alphasixty, (February 8, 2017) [ill.] [online]
2016         Neuendorf, Henri. “10 Emerging Artists to Keep on Your Radar“. Artnet News, (November 21, 2016) 
                 [ill.] [online] 
                 Martinique, Elena. “Cuevas Tilleard Welcomes a Group of Diverse Artists Exploring Figurative
                 Art.” WIDEWALLS.ch (March 18, 2016) [ill.] [online]
                 New American Paintings #122. (February / March)
                 Burns, Emily. “Q&A with Todd Bienvenu.” Maake Magazine [ill.] [online]
2015         Keeting, Zachary. “Todd Bienvenu at Life on Mars, Nov 2015.”
                 Gorky’s Granddaughter (November 21, 2015) [ill.] [online]
                 Ebony, David. “David Ebony’s Top Ten New York Gallery Shows for October.”
                 Artnet news (October 23, 2015) [ill.] [online]
                 Micchelli, Thomas. “The Other Side of Portraiture.” Hyperallergic (July 11, 2015) [ill.] [online]
                 Sutton, Benjamin. “Making Sense of Painting That Tells Snippets of Stories.”
                 Hyperallergic (April 15, 2015) [ill.] [online]
                 Mylott Manning, Laura. “Interview with Painter Todd Bienvenu.” Artefuse (April 29, 2015) [ill.] [online]
                 Rickert, Rachel. “Todd Bienvenu: Alumni Spotlight Interview.” The New York
                 Studio School Blog (October 14, 2015) [ill.] [online]
                 “Iron & Wine ad Ben Bridwell.” Philadelphia City Paper (June, 2015) [online]
2014         Vartanian, Hrag. “Your Concise Guide to 2014 Bushwick Open Studios.”
                 Hyperallergic (May 28,2014) [online]
                 Munro, Cait. “New York Gallery Beat: Summer Drawing Shows.” Artnet (June 28, 2014) [online]
                 “The Best of Brooklyn: The 100 Best and Worst Things to Happen This Year.”
                 The L Magazine (July 30, 2014) [online]
                 Edmonds, Brian. “A Conversation with Todd Bienvenu.” Figure/Ground (August 1,2014) [online]
                 Schwendener, Martha. “Chasing a Dream and an Unalloyed Ethos: A Critic’s
                 Picks in Brooklyn, an Embattled Utopia.” The New York Times (April 3,2014) [ill.]
                 Sutton, Benjamin. “Yes, More Brooklyn Gallerists You Need to Know.”
                 Artnet (March 5,2014) [online]
                 Samet, Jennifer. “Beer with a Painter: Todd Bienvenu.” Hyperallergic (September 27, 2014) [ill.] [online]
2013         Kirsch, Corrina. “Week One: Overrated, Underrated Exhibitions.” Art F City (Nov. 5, 2013) [ill.] [online]
                 Egan, H.P. “Bushwick Open Studios 2013.” Art Observed (June 6, 2013) [ill.][online]
                 D’Agostino, Paul. “Brooklyn Art in 2013: What to Watch.” The L Magazine (January 2, 2013) [online]
                 Mair, Moray. “Todd Bienvenu’s Paintings Are of A Dirty Voodoo World.”
                 Mutantspace (September 30,2013) [ill.] [online]
2012         Butler, Sharon. “Brooklyn Museum Go: Bushwick short list.”
                 Two Coats of Paint (Aug.21, 2012) [ill.] [online]
2011         Vartanian, Hrag. “A Hot and Colorful Day on the Northside.” Hyperallergic (June 23, 2011) [ill.] [online]
                 Sutton, Benjamin. “Northside Photos: India Street Arts Festival and Day Two of Northside
                 Open Studios.” The L Magazine (June 20, 2011) [ill.] [online]