Donna Troy Cleary

CV

Education:

2014     Master of Fine Arts in Fine Art

               School of Visual Arts, NYC, NY

2011     Undergraduate Courses in Art History

               Columbia University

2011/12 Undergraduate courses in Installation, Sculpture, Art History, Printmaking

               School of Visual Arts

1982     Bachelor of Science

               University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth

Select Group and Solo Exhibitions:

2017      We Need To Talk, Petzel Gallery, NY, NY

2017     Thru the Rabbit Hole 2, Sideshow Gallery, NY, NY

2017     Introductions 2017, Trestle Gallery, NY, NY

               Curated by Julie Torres

2017     The New Mimesis, Nurture Nature Center, Easton, PA

               Curated by SciArt Center, NY

2017     Drums on Paper, Ground Floor Gallery, NY, NY

2017     Nasty Women, Knockout Center, NY, NY

               Curated by Roxanne Jackson and Jessamyn Fiore

2016     Play, Art In Odd Places, Orlando, FL

               Curated by Ed Woodham

2016     Light of Interiors, El Museo de los Sueros, NY, NY

2016     [Contained], Chashama, 266 W 37th Street, New York, NY 

2016     Two Person Exhibition: Polyvalent Spaces, exPress Place - Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Gallery,                                                North Adams, MA

               Curated by Michelle Daly

2116     Thinking With Our Hands, Rabbithole, Dumbo, New York, NY

2016     Thru the Rabbit Hole, Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, NY

2016     No Toxic Factor, Offline at Central Booking, New York, NY

               Curated by Keren Moscovitch   

2015     Dwelling, 107 Projects, Sydney, Australia

2015     Who's Afraid of Feminism, AIR Gallery, Online Exhibition and Print Catalogue

               Curated by Catherine Morris, Elizabeth Sackler Center, Brooklyn Museum

2015     Battle of the Masters, Open Space Gallery, New York, NY

2015     National Competition, First Street Gallery, New York, NY

               Curated by David Ross

2015     Plus One, Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, NY

               Curated by Melanie Kress

2015     Last Dance, Art@Renaissance, Williamsburg, NY

2015     Attachment Theory, 184 Project Space, New York, NY

2015     Making History, Storefront Ten Eyck Gallery, New York, NY

2014     Helix: Corner Politics, Solo Exhibition, AyzArt, New York, NY

2014     Schism Juncture, Select Fair, Miami, FL during Basel week.

               Curated by Tim Goossens

2014     A Personal Thing, 184 Project Space, Brooklyn, NY

               Curated by David Willis

2014     National Group Exhibition, First Street Gallery, New York, NY

               Curated by Asya Geisberg

2014     Merging Properties, Open Gallery Space, New York, NY

2014     Coworker Project, Entwine, New York, NY

2014     Thesis Exhibition, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

2014     Home Front, Visual Arts Gallery, NY, NY

               Curated by Jovana Stokic

2013     Come Together Surviving Sandy, New York, NY

               Curated by Phong Bui

2013     Antithesis, Present Company, New York, NY

               Curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud

2013     Time Base, Nighthawk Cinema, New York, NY

2013     Now, Fuse Infrastructure, Allentown, PA

2013     Figment, Rose Kennedy Greenway, Boston, MA

2013     Universal, Brooklyn Fire Proof, New York, NY

               Curated by David Gibson

2013     Big Time, Fringe Festival, Site Specific Installation, Allentown, PA

2013     Pig Pen Project, Mayfair Festival, Allentown, PA

2012     Select Fair, French Neon Collective, Miami, FL, Art Basel Week

2010     The X Spot, Solo Exhibition, Leo Kesting Gallery, New York, NY

2011     You are here, Second Floor Gallery, New York, NY

2011     Art Connects Gallery, New York, NY 2010 Flux Factory, Chelsea, NY

2010     Seven Year Itch, Leo Kesting Gallery, New York, NY

2010     Fountain NY Art Fair, Leo Kesting Gallery, New York, NY, Armory Week

2009     Fountain Miami, Leo Kesting Gallery, Miami, Florida, Art Basel Week

2009     Headbones Gallery, Toronto, Canada

2009     Deleon White Gallery, Toronto, Canada

2009     Fountain NY Art Fair, Leo Kesting Gallery, New York, NY, Armory Week

2009     True Love is Fleeting, Leo Kesting Gallery, New York, NY

2008     Fountain Miami, Leo Kesting Gallery, Miami, Florida, Art Basel Week

2008     Guaranteed Good, Leo Kesting Gallery, New York, NY

2008     www.women, Headbones Gallery, Toronto, CA

2006     Xray, Yankee, Zulo, Monkdogz Urban Art, New York, NY

Awards/Residencies:

2017     Resident, Ciil Rialaig, Kerry, Ireland

2016     Resident, chaNorth Artist Residency, Pine Plains, NY  

2016     Visiting Artist, chaNorth Artist Residency, Pine Plains, NY  

2016     Contributing Guest Artist, Mildred's Lane, Narrowsburg, NY

 2016    Resident, Studios at MASS MoCA/Assets for Artists Residency, North Adams, MA

2016     Scholarship, Studios at MASS MocA Residency, North Adams, MA

2015     Resident, Studios at MASS MoCA/Assets for Artists Residency, North Adams, MA

2015     Scholarship, Studios at MASS MocA Residency, North Adams, MA

2014     Fellow, Mildred's Lane Residency, Narrowsburg, NY

2014     Scholarship, Mildred's Lane, Mildred's Lane Residency, Narrowsburg, NY

2014     Ad Hoc Committee on the MFA Fine Arts Curriculum, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

2014     Selection Committee, Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY

2011     School of Visual Arts, Summer Residency, New York, NY

Press:

2016      Karen Maserjian Shan, "Residency Program Grows Inspiration', Poughkeepsie Journal, November 3, 2016

              Rebecca Parker, "Perverse Instantiations In A Project Space In Clinton Hill", Art Report, April 8

              Alicia Debrincat, "Attachment and Transformation Donna Cleary in conversation with ArtFile Magazine's Alicia DeBrincat",                       ArtfFle Magazine, November 21

              Brendon O'Connor,  "Complete Art in Odd Places: Orlando, 2016 Artists", Bungalower, October 21

2015     "Off the Highline, Recap"  Artbinder, July 24

             "Meet Our Residents", MASS MoCA Studio Residency/Assets For Artists, October

             "In Your Room, 184 Project Space", The Sun That Never Sets, October

2014     Alison Martin, "Donna Cleary's New Installation Featured at Ayzart", Arte Fuse, July

             Naomi Lev, “The Merging Properties Exhibition”, Arte Fuse, July

             "@Merging Properties", Artis T alking July 15

            "School of Visual Arts Presents 'Homefront'", Hyperallerigic,  January

2013     Roberta Smith, “Art, A Balm After The Storm, Come Together Surviving Sandy, Samples 300 Artists”, The New York Times,      

             December 6

             Sara Christoph, "The Beauty of Friends Coming Together"Come together.com, December

            "Antithesis Group Show at The Active Space", NYARTS, September

             Elizabeth Johnson, “Themes of Absence in the show beside the Cemetery”, The Art Blog, May

             Elizabeth Cook, "Open Studios 2013, Version 2.0", The Least Untrue, Dec

2010     "Donna Cleary, The X Spot", Rhizome, January 12

             Jonathan Stein, “The X Spot”, Spread Art Culture, January 21

             Catinca Tabacaru, “Donna Cleary The X Spot at Leo Kesting”, Tincaart, Jan

             Marina Hedley, “Blurring Boundaries”, Monkdogz Art blog, January 14

             "The Drawings of Donna Cleary", This is ART, February

             "Untitled by Donna Cleary", Curiator, May 16

2009     Jessica Gallucci, “The Way An Art Fair Should Be”, The Economist, MoreIntelligentLife.com, February

             "Armory week 2009: Fountain Art Review”, Artcomments.com, February

              “Keeping the Distance”, Sylelust, February

              "Distanced by Donna Cleary", MOCO LOCO,  February

              Blazakovic Norelsky, Irreversible Magazine, March

              Live TV interview, MetroStudios Inc., The New Yorkers, New York, NY, July 1

2008      Julie Oakes, "Donna Cleary Commentary", Headbones, The Drawers, February

             “The Collective”, Torontovisualartists, February

             "Painting: Donna Cleary", Art Moco, Modern Contemporary Art, Mocoloco.com, August 23 2006

             "This week at Art Moco", Art Moco, Modern Contemporary Art, Mocoloco.com ,Aug 25 2006

Other:

2017     Upcoming: Lecture/Presentation of work, Mildred's Lane, Narrowsburg, NY

2016     Visiting Visual Artist, The International Women Artist's Salon, Dixon Place, NY, NY

2015     "Women and Art", Televised roundtable discussion between Magda Sawon, Diana Cooper, Paulina Babecka, Nadia Haji Omar

             Donna Cleary, Transborder Art, September

Visiting Artist/Teaching experience:

2017     Upcoming:  Visiting Artist, Mildred's Lane, Narrowsburg, NY

2016     Visiting Artist, ChaNorth, Pine Plains, NY  

2015     Guest Teacher, MFA in Fine Arts, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

2015     Private art lessons, 184 Project Space.

2013     Teaching Assistant: Kari Lorenson, Foundation Sculpture, The School of Visual Arts

2013     Teaching Assistant: Daniel Wapner, Foundation Sculpture, The School of Visual Arts

Publications/Catalogues:

2015     Who's Afraid of Feminism, Women's Caucus For Art

2015     Catalogue Making History                                                                          

2013     Come Together, Surviving Sandy. Brooklyn Rail/Dedalus Foundation

Gallery Work:

2014 - Present   Founder/Owner 184 Project Space, Brooklyn, NY

2014 - Present   Postmaster's Gallery, Gallery Assistant, Tribeca, NY

2014     Visual Arts Gallery, Art Handler, New York, NY

Curating Experience:

2017     , 184 Project Space, Brooklyn, NY

2015     Attachment Theory, 184 Project Space, Brooklyn, NY

2014     Environs, 184 Project Space, Brooklyn, NY

2013     On Mark, Critique Space, 133 West 21st St, New York, NY

2013     Permission, Critique Space, 133 West 21st St, New York, NY

 Artist Assistant:

2013-2015 Diana Cooper

2012-2014 Bill Schuck

Miscellaneous:

2012-2014 Founder and President, Theory and Practice Group, School of Visual Arts, NY, NY

2013-2014 Co President, The Exhibitionists Group, School of Visual Arts, NY, NY