Jeff Elrod

Born-1966 in Dallas, Texas, TX
Lives and works in Marfa, Tx and Brooklyn, NY
BFA, University of Texas, Denton, Texas
Rijksakademie Ban Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Solo Exhibitions
Letters from the Sky, Galerie Jean-Luc + Takako Richard, Paris France
El Espectro, Compact Gallery, San Luis Obispo, CA
The Flower Thief, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas Texas
Focus: Jeff Elrod, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, TX
New Paintings at Leo Koenig Inc., New York, NY
Fingers Never Stop, Texas Gallery, Houston, TX
New Paintings, Fredericks and Freiser, New York, NY
Analog Paintings, Leo Koenig Inc., New York, NY
Schipper & Krome, Berlin, Germany
Flatland, Paolo Curti & Co, Milan, Italy
Jeff Elrod, Angstrom Gallery, Dallas, TX
New Paintings, Pat Hearn Gallery, New York, NY
The Squarepusher, Chianti Foundation, Marfa, TX
Heroes & Zeros, Texas Gallery, New York, NY
Analog Paintings, Texas Gallery, Houston, TX
Tragic Fading Super Graphic, Art of this Century, Houston, TX
Killer Painting, Gallery One Three Seven, TX
Rustic Dreams, New Gallery, Houston, TX
Super Graphix n’ Such, Rijksakademie Gallery, Amsterdam
Super Elasti Mini-Graphix, Daar Gallery, Amsterdam
Collaborative Exhibitions
Jeff Elrod and Pamela Fraser, Schipper & Krome, Berlin, Germany
Jeff Elrod and Lisa Ruyter, Pat Hearn Gallery, New York, NY
Selected Group Exhibitions
Eagles, Marlborough Gallery, Madrid, Spain
Mix/Remix, Luhring Augustine, New York, NY
Dedicated to you but You Weren’t Listening, Corbett vs. Dempsey,
Chicago, Il
2011 Powders, a Phial, and a Paper Book, Marlborough, New York, NY
New Variations, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, TX
2010 The Incomplete, Galerie Jean-Luc + Takako Richard, Paris France,
2009 10th Anniversary Exhibition, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas,
Secret Life of Objects, Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis, MN
2007 The Incomplete, curated by Manon Sloan and Hubert Newman,
Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY
Beneath the Underdog, Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY
Late Liberties, John Connelly Presents, New York, NY
Big Secret Cache, Angstrom Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Elrod/Flood/Zilm, Marty Walker Gallery, Dallas, TX
2006 The Name of This Show is Not Gay Art Now, curated by Jack Pierson
Paul Kasmin, New York, NY
2005 All in the Family, Texas Gallery, Houston, TX
2003 Jeff Elrod, Torben Giehler, Erik Parker, Texas Gallery, Houston, TX
Nicole Eisenman, Jeff Elrod, Torben Giehler, Tony Matelli, Galeria
Marabini, Bologna, Italy
Abstract Per Se, curated by Max Henry, Red Dot Gallery, New York,
2002 Wall Street Rising, curated by Norman Dubrow, New York, NY
New Economy Paintings, curated by Nowell Karten, ACME, Los Angeles, CA
Subject Matters, curated by Norman Dubrow, “Subject Matters,” Kravet/Wehby
Gallery, New York, NY
Abstract Redux, Danese Gallery, New York, NY
Leslie Cohan & Brown Gallery, New York, NY
2001 Bitstreams, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Glee Painting Now, The Palm Beach Institute for Contemporary Art,
Beach, CA
Before They Became Who They Are, curated by Norman Dubrow, Kravets/
Wehby Gallery, New York, NY
2000 Glee: Painting Now, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield,
CT (cat.)
Collectors’ Choice, Exit Art, New York, NY
Ambient Fiction: Jeff Elrod, Monique Prieto, Jeff Zilm, Pat Hearn Gallery, New
York, NY
1999 Fabstraction, curated by Dave Hickey, Texas Gallery, Houston, TX
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV, traveled to Patricia Faure Gallery, Los
Angeles, CA and Texas Gallery, Houston, TX
Texas Draws, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX
Malereri, INIT Kunsthalle, Berlin, Germany
1998 Painting Now and Forever Part 1, Pat Hearn Gallery, Matthew Marks
Gallery, New York, NY
Abstract Painting, Once Removed, The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art,
Kansas City, MO.(cat.) and Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX.
Jeff Elrod, Mark Flood, Brad Tucker, Angstom Gallery, Dallas, TX.
1997 Oktoberfest, Texas Gallery, Houston, TX
Disiptoey, Angstom Gallery, Dallas, TX
Process, Strategy, Irony, Diverse Works, Houston, TX
Pals of Principles, Commerce Street Artist Warehouse, Houston, TX
Core Fellows Exhibition, The Glassell School of Art, The MFA, Houston, Tx.
1996 Tragic Fading Supergraphic, Art of This Century, Houston, TX
Selected Publications and Articles
2009 Ebony, David, “David Ebony’s Armory Top 10,” Art in America, March 8
Church, Amanda, “Jeff Elrod,” Flash Art, January/February 2009. p.107
2008 “Art Listings,” Time Out New York, October 30 – November 5, pp. 61, 64
2007 MacAdam, Barbara, “The New Abstraction,” ArtNews, April, pp. 110-115
2006 Smith, Roberta, “Jeff Elrod,” The New York Times, April 7, p. E 34
“Jeff Elrod,” The New Yorker, April 10
Greenwood, Cynthia, “Elrod, Giehler and Parker, “ The Houston Chronicle,
February 27, p 30F
2002 Gomez, Edward M., “New Yorkers Now, Their Gifts Were Nurtured in
Texas,” The New York Times, September 22, pp. 33-34
Houston Chronicle, September 24
Hunt, David, “Jeff Elrod at Leo Koenig Inc.,” New York, NY, Artext,
2001 Odom, Michael “Jeff Elrod, Angstom Gallery,” Artforum, September,
“Bitstreams,” catalogue, Whitney Museum of Art, March – June 10
Cantrell, Scott, “Codebreaker,” The Dallas Morning News, February 28, p. 5 C
2000 Heartney, Eleanor, “Jeff Elrod at Pat Hearn,” Art in America,
pp. 150-151
Dailey, Mehgan, “Glee Paintings Now,” Artforum, December
McCormick, Carlo, “Jeff Elrod-Painter,” Paper, April May
Ebony, David, “David Ebony’s Top 10,”, February
Naves, Mario, “21st century artist: Elrod and his IMAC,” NY Observer,
February 21
Scott, Andrea, “Jeff Elrod,” New Yorker, Art in Review, February 14
Maxwell, Douglas, “Jeff Elrod,” Review Magazine, February 15
Zinsser, John, “Painters Journal,”, November 7
Viveros-Faune, Christian, “Computer World,” NY Press, February 8
Cotter, Holland, “Jeff Elrod,” The New York Times, January 21
Levin, Kim, “Jeff Elrod,” Village Voice, February 1
Hoelscher, Jason, “Jeff Elrod at Pat Hearn Gallery,“ NY Arts January
Artforum, summer
Stockebrand, Marianne, “The Chinati Foundation,” Annual Newsletter
The New Yorker “ CONTACT _Con-3F5E1950642 \c \s \l Jeff Elrod” February
Smith, Roberta, “More Space For Young Artists,” The New York Times,
February 19
Scott, Andrea, “Jeff Elrod/Lisa Ruyter,” The New York Times, Friday,
Dailey, Meghan, “ Jeff Elrod/Lisa Ruyter” Artforum Summer
Dumbazde, Alexander, “Jeff Elrod at Art Pace,” Art Papers, Vol. 23-
September-October, p. 59
The New Yorker “ CONTACT _Con-3F5E1950642 \c \s \l Jeff Elrod and Lisa
Ruyter” March 29,
Dewan, Shaila “Pixel Power,” Houston Press April 10-16
The New York Times “Lisa Ruyter/Jeff Elrod” Weekend Art Guide Friday, March
Johnson, Patricia C. “Quick, don’t miss these art shows” The Houston Chronicle
April 19
1995 Colpitt, Frances, “Report from Texas, Going Against the Grain” Art in
America, April, pp. 43-44,
Museum Collections
The Hirschorn Museum, Washingington, D.C.
The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
Houston Museum of Fine Art, Houston, TX