Xylor Jane

 Xylor Jane 
 b. 1963, California
 Lives and works in Greenfield, MA

 Education:
 San Francisco Art Institute, BFA Painting, 1993

 Selected Solo and Two Person Exhibitions: 
2018      Magic Square for Earthlings, Parrasch Heijnen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2015      trice, CANADA, New York, NY 
2014      This One's Optimistic: Pincushion, New Britiain Museum of American Art, CT
               Sea Legs, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, California
 2012      3:07 AM, CANADA, NY
               Xylor Jane and B. Wurtz: Recent Work, Philip Feldman Gallery, Pacific 
               Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR
 2010      crisscross, Almine Rech, Paris
 2009      N.D.E, CANADA, New York, NY
 2007      Supersedure, Jack Hanley, Los Angeles, CA
 2006      Dying Everyday, CANADA, New York, NY
               Recent Drawings, OSP Gallery, Boston, MA
 2005      The Doubloon, Four, Dublin
               Say When, Wendy Cooper Gallery, Chicago IL
 2004      Blue Max The LAB, SF CA 
               Twin Prime Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, CA
               Dots Square, CANADA, NYC
 2003      III, Luggage Store San Francisco, CA 
               Good Luck, Rare Gallery Project Room, New York, NY 
 2002      Inn 151 Gallery, San Francisco, CA 
 2001      Hell's Half Acre, 151 Gallery, San Francisco, CA 
 2000      Carry the One, Gallery 16, San Francisco, CA

 Selected Group Exhibitions:
 2017      Other Romances, curated by Em Rooney, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY
               Strange Attractors, curated by Bob Nickas, Redling Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
               Surfacing, curated by Cameron Martin, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA
               30th Anniversary Exhibition, Attics of My Life, Jack Hanley Gallery, New York, NY
 2016      Make Painting Great Again, CANADA, NY
               Performing The Grid, Ben Maltz Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
               Strange Abstraction, Fredericks & Frasier, New York, NY
 2015      THE PAINTER OF MODERN LIFE, Anton Kern Gallery, NY
 2014      20th Anniversary Show, PIEROGI, Brooklyn, NY
               New Dawn, SILBERKUPPE, Berlin, Germany
               The Optical Unconscious, Kulturburo Alte Fabrik, Switzerland
 2013      Elements, Rudiments, Principles, Boston University Art Gallery, Boston, MA
               deCordova Biennial, Lincoln, MA
               Rien Faire et Laisser Rire, curated by Bob Nickas, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, 
               Brussels, Belgium
               Source Codes, Klemm’s. Berlin, Germany 
               Xtraction, The Hole, New York, NY
 2012      Perfect, International Art Objects, Los Angeles, CA
               Eagles, Marlborough Gallery Madrid, Spain
               BUZZ, Galeria Nara Roseler, Sao Paolo, Brazil
               X-centric, Geofrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA
               Collaborations & Interventions, Kunsthalle Andratx, Mallorca, Spain 2011
               B-Out, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, NY 
               New Shadow Old Legs, Eleven Rivington, New York, NY
 2011      Science and Exploration, Horton Gallery, New York, NY
               New Shadow Old Legs, Eleven Rivington, New York, NY
 2010      Why Patterns?, Slewe Gallery, Amsterdam
               Psy-co Painting, Carlson Gallery, London, UK
               New York Minute curated by Kathy Grayson, The Garage, Moscow
               Day-to-Day, Martos Gallery, New York, NY
               New/Now 2010, The Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown, MA
               Not Quite Open For Business, The Hole, New York, NY
               Pearl River, Galerie Giti Nourbakhsch, Berlin
 2009      New York Minute curated by Kathy Grayson, Macro Future, Rome
               Ecstatic Resistance, X Initiative, New York, NY
               Abstract Abstract, Foxy Productions, New York, NY
               A Mind Meld is a Terrible Thing to Waste, Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco
               Lisa Beck, Ben Berlow, Graham Caldwell, Xylor Jane, Jacob Kassay, David Malek: 
               GROUP SHOW @ 515 BROADWAY, Curated by Robert Nickas. Martos Gallery, New York, NY
 2008      Constraction, Deitch Projects, New York, NY
               200597214100022008, Small A Projects, New York, NY
               Summer Group Show, Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, CA
               Gallery 16- Fifteenth Anniversary Group Show: These Are The People In Your 
               Neighborhood, Gallery 16, San Francisco, CA
 2007      In the Fullness of Time, The Luggage Store, San Francisco, CA 
               Cabinet of Curiosities, The Journal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
               All is Well, 80 WSE Gallery, NYU, New York, NY
               The Shows So Nice, Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY
               Analogous Logic, Brooklyn Foreproof, New York, NY
               Machine Imaginaire, Lisa Boyle Gallery, Chicago, IL
               Beyond the Pale, Moti Hasson Gallery, New York, NY
               Euphorion, Pierogi, Leipzig, Germany
               Crystal Crunch, curated by Taylor McKimens, Perugi artecontemporanea, Padua, Italy
 2006      Panic Room, Dakis Jaonnou Collection at Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece
               Bunch Alliance and Dissolve, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
               Table Top, Josee Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY
               West Coast Windows, Samson Projects, Boston, MA
               Serial, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
               Searching for Love & Fire, David Castillo Contemporary, Miami, FL
 2005      Past Lives and Personal Exorcisms, Blackbird Space, San Francisco, CA
               Realms of San Francisco, curated by Julia Barnes, Nakaochiai Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
               Excitations, curated by Matt Keegan, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY
               Ricco/Maresca Gallery, New York, NY Fix Box, RARE, New York, NY
               Op-ish, Samson Projects, Boston, MA
               Bay Area Now 4, Yerba Buena Ctr for the Arts, San Francisco,CA
 2004      Majority Whip, White Box, New York, NY 
               The Big Ballyhoo, The LAB, San Francisco, CA
               Mental Space, Wendy Cooper Gallery, Madison, WI
               The Bay Area Show, Detroit Contemporary and Tangent Gallery, Detroit, MI
               LTTR Explosion, Art In General New York, NY
               Spring Group, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
               SF Drawing Show Part 2, New Image in Los Angeles, CA
               Works on Paper, RARE New York, NY
               Contemporary Art and the Mathematical Instinct, curated by Peter Spooner,
               Center for the Arts, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ and University Art Museums 
               University of Richmond, VA
 2003      Dirt Wizard, Brooklyn Fire Proof Gallery
               Into, Yerba Buena Center For the Arts, Seven01 Cafe, on-site painting 
                collaboration, 1/24-7/15 
                Close Calls, Marin Headlands Center for the Arts
                Hybrid Digital Analogue, SF State University, San Francisco CA
                Drawing Show, Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, CA
                MARK: Contemporary Drawings, Gallery 16, San Francisco, CA
                Contemporary Art and the Mathematical Instinct, curated by Peter Spooner, the 
                Tweed Museum of Art, University of Minnesota-Duluth
 2002      MOVE8 curated by Rich Jacobs, New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA
                Template, Balazo, San Francisco, CA
                Pierogi Flat Files, The Armory, New York, NY
                Goop, New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA 
                Demo, Nexus, Philadelphia, PA 
 2001      Friction Fit, Drawing Show, Fort Haggis Gallery, San Francisco, CA
                SuperBowl Sunday, Mural, LunaSea Theatre, S San Francisco, CA
                DOTS, Balazo, San Francisco CA
                Pierogi Flat Files, Block ArtSpace, Kansas City MO
 2000      Plump, Spaceproject, San Francisco, CA
                Pierogi Flat Files, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
                Pretty Town, ESP Gallery, San Francisco, CA
                San Francisco Drawing Show, curated by Chris Johansen & Alicia McCarthy, New 
                Image Art, Los Angeles, CA

 Bibliography:
 
 2016     Davis, Samara, "Performing The Grid.", ARTFORUM, January 28, 2016
 2015     Myles, Eileen, "Eleven Favorites", The Paris Review, Fall
              Prentnieks, Anne, "Xylor Jane", ARTFORUM, May
              Lescaze, Zoë, "The Painter of Modern Life", ARTFORUM,  April 

 2014     Garen, Brenton, "Santa Monica Museum of Art Presents New Artists in Project Room", Santa
              Monica Mirror, February 6 
 2012     Schmerler, Sarah, “Xylor Jane”, Art in America, October 12
              Yau, John, “The Mysteries of One, Two, Three”, Hyperallergic, June 3
 2009     Smith, Roberta, Xylor Jane, N.D.E. Art in Review, The New York Times, March 19
              Cotter, Hollland, Ecstatic Resistance, Art in Review, The New York Times, December 18
              O'Neill-Butler, Lauren, Xylor Jane, N.D.E., ARTFORUM, May
              Saltz, Jerry, Dot Matrix, New York Magazine, March 23
              Yau, John, Xylor Jane, N.D.E., The Brooklyn Rail, April
 2008     Johnson, Ken, "Constraction," Art in Review, New York Times, June 18
              O'Neill-Butler, Lauren, "Constraction," ARTFORUM.com, July 20
 2007     Fowler, Brendan, Xylor Jane, ANP Quarterly Issue No. 7
              Saltz, Jerry, Into the Fray, Village Voice, February 7-13
              Keegan, Matt, Erratic Systems and Irregular Cycles, Modern Painters, February
 2006     Smith, Roberta, Art in Review, The New York Times, November 3
              Newhall, Edith, Philadelphia Inquirer, July 7
              Fallon, Roberta, Philadelphia Weekly, January 18
              McQuaid, Cate, Boston Globe, February 16
 2005     Painting the Town, Time Out New York, September 22
              Orden, Abraham, Aperto San Francisco, Flash Art, July-September
              Macklin, Karen, San Francisco Weekly, July 13
              Baker, Kenneth, Review:YBCA, San Francisco Chronicle, July 30
              Huston, Johnny Ray. The San Francisco Weekly, July 25
              Helfand, Glen. The Guardian, issue #39, July 20
              Ott, Sabina. Broad Shoulders, stretcher.org, July
              Williams, Lessane, Patricia. Time Out Chicago, May 26
              Chasin, Noah, Time Out New York, January 6
 2004     Buuck, David, Artweek, November
              Swanhuyser, Hiya San Francisco Weekly, November 03
              Killian, Kevin San Francisco Bay Guardian, November 03
              Orden, Abraham artnet.com, October 7
              New Math: Contemporary Art and the Mathematical Instinct by Peter Spooner
              Houston, Johnny Ray San Francisco Bay Guardian, January 14
 2003     Saltz, Jerry Village Voice September 10
              Smith, Roberta, The New York Times, July 17
              Baker, Ken San Francisco Chronicle 
 2000     Mill, Francis New York Arts
              Bonetti, David San Francisco Examiner 
              Frank, Peter S. Los Angeles Weekly 
 1999     Helfand, Glen San Francisco Bay Guardian 
 
 Publications:
 19991: Xylor Jane, CANADA, New York, 2015. Published in association with Picture Box, Brooklyn. 
 Vitamin P2 New Perspectives in Painting, Essay by Colin Perry, Phaidon, 2011, PP. 142 - 
 145 (illus.)
 Xylor Jane, essay by Trinie Dalton, Picturebox, 2010
 Painting Abstraction: New Elements in Abstract Painting, by Bob Nickas, Phaidon, 2009, 
 PP. 80 - 83 (illus.)
 Fever Tent, Inconvenient Press, 2008
 The Journal, Entry n. 20 2007
 Odyssey, 2006
 Encyclopedia A-E, 2006
 Esopus #6, 2006
 North Drive Press, No. 2, 2005
 LTTR issue 4, 2005
 Mirage #4 / Period(ical) #117
 ZZYZYVA Fall 03
 LTTR Volume 2 03
 Persephone 03
 Hand vs. Mouth 00
 Perfection 98
 Fucking Whatever 97

 Awards:
 Artist in Residence, Cuchifritos, NYC, 2007
 San Francisco Bay Guardian, Goldie, Visual Art 2004
 Artist in Residence, The LAB San Francisco, CA 2004
 Artist in Residence, Bottle of Bread Shelbourne Falls, MA 03Ora Lerman Charitable
 Trust Artists’ Residency, Philadelphia, PA 2002
 Astraea Visual Artist Award, New York, 2002
 Ebb/Tide Muralist, LunaSea Gallery, San Francisco. CA 2001