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b. 1985, American

Lives and works in Queens, New York

EDUCATION
2011 MFA Painting and Printmaking, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT
2007 BFA Studio Art, Minor: Art History, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
2004 Rhode Island School of Design
2003 Universidad de Guadalajara

SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2019
Mavericks, Conduit, Dallas, TX (forthcoming)
TBA, MRS., Mspeth, NY (forthcoming)

2018
Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy (forthcoming)
Fat Mango, Left Field, San Luis Obispo, California (forthcoming)
Electric Mayhem, Crush Curatorial, New York, NY
Caroline Wells Chandler, Conduit, Dallas TX (forthcoming)

2017
Orange Sunshine, ANDREW RAFACZ, Chicago, IL
The Joi of Lyfe, Fred Giampierto, New Haven CT
Queertopia, Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn, NY
Transmitter, On the Wall, Monique Meloche, Chicago, IL
Strange Attractor for Agnes Martin, Rosenwald Wolf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA


2016
Beach Bois, Lord Ludd, Philadelphia, PA

2015
The Best Little Whore House in Texas, Roberto Paradise, San Juan, PR
Queering the Lines, Art League Houston, Houston, TX

2014
Christmas in July, Sanctuary, Pittsburgh, PA
Homunculus, Field Projects, New York, NY

2013
Synchronicities, Open Galley, Nashville, TN

2012
2012 Myth Maker, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA

2007
Will you Remember Me?, The Binkleys, Dallas, TX
Cerebral Chernobyl, Doolin Gallery, Dallas, TX

2006
Listory for Nostalgia, The Binkleys, Dallas, TX

2005
Crawley and Chandler, Doolin Gallery, Dallas, TX

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018
Construction Season, Metropolitan Capital, Chicago, IL
Samantha Bittman, Caroline Wells Chandler, Wendy White, VACATION, New York, NY
Dutch Masters, MRS., Maspeth, NY
Mutans, curated by Caio Twombly, New York, NY

2017
The Middle, Johannes Vogt, New York, NY
Nasty Stitches, Victori+Mo, Brooklyn, NY
Maker, Maker, The Children’s Museum, New York, NY
Summer of Radical Love, Siren Arts, Asbury Park, NJ
Jump Ball, Dio Horia, Mykonos, Greece
Punch it Up, SUNY PURCHASE, Purchase, NY
Cake Hole, MRS., Maspeth, NY
Surrogate Friend, curated by Courtney Richter, Phoenix Institute of Contemporary Art, Phoenix, AZ

2016
XXXMASS, Kate Werble Gallery, New York, NY
Kitsch II, The Alice, Seattle, WA
Kitsch, curated by Emily Burns, Studio E Gallery, Seattle, WA
What about Now, curated by Rick Herron, CFILL, Stockholm, Sweden
Helter Skelter, Launch F18. New York, NY
How High, Left Field, San Luis Obispo, CA
Finley Gallery Faculty Show, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ
A Playful World, LMAK, New York, NY
Queering Space, Green Gallery Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT
Aiko Hachisuka, Tschabala Self, Caroline Wells Chandler, 11 Rivington, New York, NY
Say I Am, Plug Projects, Kansas City, Missouri
The Tide is High, Sac Gallery, Governors Island, NY
Beauty, St Paul’s, curated by Michael Berube and Keena Gonzalez, New York, NY
Deal With It, curated by Maake Magazine, Woskob Gallery, State College, PA
One Big Holiday, curated by Sam Trioli, New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester, NH
Bomb Pop Up Production, 1822 Fulton St, curated by Drea Cofield New York, NY
Tomorrow Never Happens, Samek Museum, Lewisburg, PA
Common Threads, Danese/Corey, curated by Brent Auxier, New York, NY
Laugh out Loud, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Imagine, Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy
The Swerve, OYG, curated by Lauren Frances Adams and Jennifer Coates, New York, NY
Exquisite Corpse, Plant House Gallery, New York, NY

2015
Prize Surprise, Greenpoint Terminal, Greenpoint, NY
Women's Work: Masculinity and Gender in Contemporary Fiber Art, SDAI, San Diego, CA
Cowbois in Paradise, Roberto Paradise, Chicago Expo, Chicago, IL (two person booth with Austin Eddy)
Material Myth, Catinca Tabacaru Gallery, New York, NY Regan Babies, Ms Barber’s, LosAngeles, CA
She Sells Sea Shells by the Seashore, Eric Firestone Gallery, East Hampton, NY
Secret Identities: Superheroes and Selfhood, Driscoll Babcock, New York, NY
The Royal We, Los Ojos, Brooklyn, NY
Ornamenting Crime, Zurcher Studio, curated by Irena Jurek, New York, NY
Say it With Flowers, Kimberly Klark, Queens, NY

2014
Video Snack 3, Moma PS1 Print Shop, curated by Lauren Francescone and All Gold, Queens, NY
Improvised Show Boat 2, Katherine Bradford’s Studio, curated by Lauren Britton and Zachary Keeting,Brooklyn, NY
Party’s Over, Topless, curated by Brent Birnbaum and Jenni Crain, Rockaway Beach, NY
Video Snack 2, The Varick Sessions, curated by Lauren Francescone, Brooklyn, NY
Broke Baroque, Sanctuary, curated by Scott Penkava and Rachel Schmidhofer, Pittsburgh, PA
About the Body, Gallery 1989, curated by Lauren Britton, Larchmont, NY
Current: Gowanus, Arts Gowanus, curated by Benjamin Sutton, Brooklyn, NY
Novella Benefit, Novella Gallery, New York, NY
The Smile Face Museum, curated by Adrienne Garbini, Brooklyn, NY
The Monstrous Self, SPRING/BREAK Art Show, curated by Benjamin Sutton, New York, NY
Dream Within a Dream, Real Art Ways, curated by Irena Jurek and Diana Buckley,New York, NY
Do the Yale Thing, N’Namdi Center for Contemporary Art, curated by Dexter Wimberly, Detroit, MI
Shrink It, Pink It, Cathouse FUNeral, curated by Irena Jurek and Diana Buckley, Brooklyn, NY

2013
Show #17: Top Ten Runners-Up, Field Projects, selected by Benjamin Sutton, New York, NY
Buy What You Love, Rema Hort Mann Foundation, New York, NY
The Beginning of Something, Mieke van Schaijk in cooperation with Koos Kwaks, ‘sHertogenbosch, The Netherlands
Exile, El Rincon Social, curated by Oscar Cornejo, Houston, TX
Swerve and Fracture, Camera Club New York, curated by Kelly Cannon, New York, NY
Video Snack, 56 Bogart, curated by Lauren Francescone, Brooklyn, NY
Asshole in the Gallery, Loft 594, curated by Margaret Coleman and Yasmin Keshtkar, Brooklyn, NY
Deep Cuts, Anna Kustera, curated by David Humphrey and Wendy White, New York, NY
Postcards from the Edge, Sikkema Jenkins & Co, New York, NY
Interwoven, curated by Kathryn Wat and Melissa Messina, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA

2012
American Craft Today, curated by Mark Leach, The Bascom, Highlands, NC
Texas National, The Cole Art Center, curated by Dave Hickey, Nacogdoches, TX
PDF Release & Party, CAGE, curated by AGWF, New York, NY

2011
Bosch Young Talent Show, Stieglitz Museum, curated by Will Villalongo, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands

2011
Yale MFA Thesis: Round Two, Green Gallery, New Haven, CT

2010
Art for Haiti Benefit Auction, Green Gallery, New Haven, CT
MFA 2011, Green Gallery, New Haven, CT

2009
2011 MFA, Green Gallery, New Haven, CT

2007
BFA Show, Pollock Gallery, Dallas, TX

2006
One Night Only, Tyler Street Lofts, Oak Cliff, TX
Cash and Carry, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX

2005
Taos Show, Taos, NM

PROJECTS
2017
Queertopia, Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn, NY
Transmitter, On the Wall, Monique Meloche, Chicago, IL
Strange Attractor for Agnes Martin, Rosenwald Wolf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2016
From the Well of Salamakis, Spring Break Art Show, New York, NY

HONORS AND AWARDS
2018
Artist Talk, Hunter, New York, NY (forthcoming)
Artist Talk, Brooklyn college, Brooklyn, NY (forthcoming)
Artist Talk, New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester, NH

2017
Guest Critic, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
Guest Critic, New York, NY
Guest Critic, Columbia University, New York, NY
Artist Talk, The University of Texas, Austin, TX
Artist Talk, SUNY Purchase, Purchase, NY

2016
Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program
Artist Talk, New York Residency Program, Brooklyn, NY

2015
Queer Art Mentorship Fellow, paired with Angela Dufresne
Rema Hort Mann Emerging Artist Grant Nominee

2014
Artist Talk, PI Art Center, Jeju Island, South Korea

2013
Artist Talk, PI Art Center, Beijing, China
Artist Talk, PI Art Center, Seoul, South Korea
Visiting Artist, Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN
Artist Talk, PI Art Center, Jeju Island, South Korea

2011
Ralph Mayer Prize, Yale University, New Haven, CT

2007
Dan Wingren Art Award for Outstanding Senior, SMU, Dallas, TX
Academic Departmental Honors, SMU, Dallas, TX

2006
MUSCRAF Grant, SMU, Dallas, TX

2005
Nominee for Norfolk, SMU, Dallas, TX
Dallas Standard Club Scholarship for Outstanding Sophomore, SMU, Dallas, TX

2004
-7 Zelle Scholarship for the Arts, SMU, Dallas, TX
SMU Merit Scholarship for the Arts, SMU, Dallas, TX
Honors Scholar, RISD, Providence, RI

FAIRS
2017
Art Cologne, Roberto Paradise Cologne, Germany (solo)
Art Brussels, Brand New Gallery, Belgium
Dallas Art Fair, Roberto Paradise, Dallas, TX
ZONA MACO, Luis de Jesus, Mexico City, Mexico

2016
NADA, Roberto Paradise, New York, NY
Material Art Fair, Roberto Paradise, Mexico City, Mexico
ARCO, Roberto Paradise, Madrid, Spain

2015
NADA, Roberto Paradise, New York, NY

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY AND PUBLICATIONS
2017
“Queer Threads,” New York, NY
“Cooking Through Rose Colored Glasses” Artist Zine
“Dark Side of the Bloom” Artist Zine
“Precog III: Transformation,” New York, NY

2016
“12 LGBTQ Artist Reflect on What Pride Means to Them” Huffington Post, New York, NY
“A Studio Visit with Jennifer Coates,” WhiteHot Magazine, New York, NY
“Trapper Keeper IV” New York, NY
Halle, Howard, “10 NYC Artists 35 and Under you Should Know,” TimeOut , New York, NY
Casey, Bridget, “Gender, Sexuality, and Art,” Artreport, New York, NY
Sutton, Benjamin, “NADA NY Gets Nasty,” Hyperallergic, New York, NY
Indrisek, Scott, “Highlights from NADA 2016,” Blouin Artinfo, New York, NY
Rollenhagen, Luisa, “NADA To See Here: Our 6 Favorite Things at the NADA Art Fair,” Bedford and Bowery
Carlos, Marjon, “This Contemporary Painter Masters the Art Selfie at Friese,” Vogue
Joran, Eliza, “Spring/Breaks Fifth Installment The Coolest Show This Week,” Whitewall
Disser, Nicole, “Our 19 Fav Moments of Sprang Brayke 2016,” Bedford and Bowery, New York, NY
Creahan, D, “AO On Site-New York: Spring/Break Art Show in The Skylight at Moynihan Station,” AO, New York, NY
Brito, Maria, "Best of Parallel Fairs-Armory Arts Week 2016,” Maria Brito, New York, NY
Rubio, Lorraine, “Top Booths at Spring/Break Art Fair,” Art Zealous, New York, NY
Maldonado, Devon VAn Houten, “Itinerant and Off-the-Map Galleries Find a Place in Mexico City’s Material Art Fair,” Hyperallergic
Pirovano, Stefano, “ARCO 35 Anniversary: Madrid is back, Lisbon to follow,” Conceptual Fine Arts
Frank, Priscilla, “Psychedelic Crochet Cartoons Celebrate All Things Queer,” Huffington Post, New York, NY
Britton, Loren, “Caroline Wells Chandler and the In- Between,” Two Coats of Paint, New York, NY
Steinhauer, Jillian, “Crocheting a Queer Vision of Art History,” Hyperallergic , New York, NY

2015
Vartanian, Hrag, “Required Reading Dec 20. 2015,” Hyperallergic , New York, NY
Bradford, Katherine, “The Best Little Whore House in Texas,” The Color Hour, New York, NY
Haggarty, Katherine, “The Players Dinner,” Curating Contemporary
Helmke, Juliet, "Rainbow Bright: Caroline Wells Chandler Crochets a New World," Blouin Artinfo Modern Painters, New York, NY
Johnson, Paddy, “10 Highlights from the EXPO Art Fair,” ARTFCITY Morris, Matt, “Expo Chicago Returns, with Big Ambitions, and Some Exhibitor Turnover,” Artnews Indrisek, Scott, “At Expo Chicago, New Discoveries and Unexpected Deals,” Blouin Artinfo
Fusselman, Amy, “Ohio Interview: Caroline Wells Chandler,” Ohio Edit
Steinhauer, Jillian, “The 2015 NADA New York Art Fair in 25 Superlatives,” Hyperallergic, New York, NY
Indrisek, Scott, “Delusional Shopping at NADA,” Blouin Artinfo, New York, NY
Kinnaird, Iva, “Queering the Lines,” Out Smart/Free Press Houston, Houston, TX

2014
“CREEPS V,” The Creeps Collective, New York, NY
(Annual Publication)
Indrisek, Scott, “Artists’ Choice: The Best Shows of 2014: Part I,” Blouin Artinfo, New York, NY
Reese, Derek, “Christmas in July: Derek Reese Interviews Carolyn Wells Chandler,” Pittsburgh Articulate,Pittsburgh, PA
Grand, Robert, “An Interview with Caroline Chandler,” Field Projects, New York, NY
Britton, Lauren, “Caroline Wells Chandler,” Field Projects, New York, NY
Sutton, Benjamin, “World’s Biggest Art Review: 7 Critics Cover 20 New York Gallery Shows,” Artnet, New York, NY
Smeyne, Rebecca, “The Armory Show’s Gritty Downtown Alter Ego,” Paper Mag, “New York, NY
Silver, Leigh, “10 Curated Rooms You Can’t Miss at the Spring/Break Art Show,” Comple Art+Design, New York, NY
Juggernaut, Cojo Art, “Spring/Break Art Show is Your Elementary School on Psilocybin,” Artiholics, New York, NY
Katz, Samantha, “Go Wild at Spring/Break Art Show,” Whitewall Mag, New York, NY
Lynch, Scott, “Photos: Spring/Break Goes Wild With Maggot-Eaten Texter, VW Bug and Other Art,”
Gothamist , New York, NY
Heddaya, Mostafa, “Are We Having Fun Yet? Spring/Break 2014,” Hyperallergic , New York, NY
Sharp, R, “Higher Education at N’Namdi Center for Contemporary Art: ‘Do the Yale Thing,’ Knight Arts, Detroit, MI
Welke, Jim, “‘Do The Yale Thing’ at N’Namdi Center for Contemporary Art Detroit’,” Artifizz, Detroit, MI
Hodges, Michael, “Exhibit of recent Yale grads shows range and reflection,” The Detroit News, Detroit, MI
Indrisek, Scott, “90 Artists Think in Pink at Cathouse FUNeral,” BlackBook , New York, NY

2013
Chandler, Caroline, edited by Zachary Rawe,
"Art School Peer Review," Issue XV, Philadelphia, PA
“CREEPS IV,” The Creeps Collective, New York, NY
(Annual Publication)
Boyd, Robert, “Exiles at Rincon Social” The Great God Pan is Dead, Houston, TX
Baker, Peter, “Swerve and Fracture,” Twice Two blog, New York, NY
Eler, Alicia, “Carrying on a Political Absurdist Legacy,” Hyperallergic, Chicago, IL
Yeapanis, Stacia, “The Other People Pixels Interviews Caroline Wells Chandler,” The Other Peoples Pixels Blog, Chicago, IL
NY Arts Staff, “Three NYC Group Shows To See This February,” NY Arts, New York, NY
Artefuse, “Picture This: The First Cut is the Deepest at Anna Kustera,” Arte Fuse, New York, NY
O’Sullivan, Michael, “Interwoven: Art.Craft.Design,” The Washington Post, Washington, DC
Schwartz, Chip, “Vox Populi Heads into Uncharted Waters of 2013,” Knight Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2012
Wagner, Amanda, “‘Accumulation:’ Trash as Art,” The Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA
Wagner, Amanda, “For the Holiday Haters,” Cultural Passport Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

2011
Villalongo, William. “Caroline Chandler,” BYTS Catalog, Stieglitz Museum,‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands
Greenberg, Daniel. “Caroline Chandler,” Yale University School of Art Painting +
Printmaking MFA 2011, Yale University, New Haven, CT

2010
Cannon, Kelly. “Artist Profile,” Dimensions Art Journal, Yale University, New Haven, CT