Donelle Woolford

1954/1977/1980 born in Detroit (US)
2003 B.A. (Fine Art), Yale University, New Haven (US)
lives in New York (US)

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Solo Exhibitions (selection)

2014
Dick Jokes, Wallspace, New York (US)

2012
MaLeVoLeNcE, Air de Paris, Paris (FR); Galerie Chez Valentin, Paris (FR)

2010
Wite Trash, Galerie Martin Janda, Vienna (AT)

2009 
Déjà Vu, The Suburban, Chicago (US)
Return, Wallspace, New York (US)

2008 
Performative, Galerie de Expeditie, Amsterdam (NL)
Donelle Woolford, Wallspace, New York (US)

2007 
Donelle Woolford: A Narrative, Galerie Chez Valentin, Paris (FR)
Present Future, Artissima, Torino (IT)


Solo Performances

2012
Dick's last stand, Palais de Tokyo, Paris (FR)

2010
Performer / Audience / Mirror, Lewis Center for the Arts, Princeton University (US)
Performer / Audience / Mirror, New York Gallery Week, New York (US)

2009 
Long Crosses, Wallspace, New York (US)
Dan Graham Withdrawal Syndrome, Wallspace, New York (US)
Dan Graham Withdrawal Syndrome, The Suburban, Chicago (US)
Artist’s Lecture, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago (US)


Group Exhibitions (selection)

2016
Three Paths to the Lake, Galerie Martin Janda, Wien (AT)

2014
GOGOLF échelle 1. Play Time, Contemporary Art Biennale, Halle de la Courrouze, Les Ateliers de Rennes, Rennes (FR)
2014 Whitney Biennial, 
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (US)
Performer, Artisan, Narrator, Marrakech Biennale, Marrakech (MA)

2013
Ich bin eine andere Welt. Künstlerische Autor_innenschaft zwischen Desubjektivierung und Rekanonisierung, xhibit, Ausstellungsräume der Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien, Wien (AT)
Ce lieu n'est pas la maison de Descartes, Institut Français, Maison Descartes, Amsterdam (NL)

2012
Joseph Grigely / Donnelle Woolford - Air de Paris, Paris (FR)
With a Name Like Yours, You Might Be Any Shape, CAC Gallery, Irvine (US)
A Trusted Friend – Carlos/Ishikawa, London (UK)
What We Want What We Believe, Galerie Chez Valentin, Paris (FR)

2011
The Colour of Company, Abrons Art Center, New York City, (US)
Painting Expanded, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York City, (US)
Views on Politics and Poetics, Galerie Chez Valentin, Paris (FR)
Time Wounds all Heels, White Flag Projects, Saint Louis, Missouri, (US)

2010
Galerie de Expeditie, Amsterdam (NL)
GOGOLF - Le Carré, scène nationale, Chateau Gontier (FR)

2009 
Paper Exhibition, Artists Space, New York (US)

2008 
The Practice of Everyday Life, FEINKOST, Berlin (DE)
Featuring, Galerie Chez Valentin, Paris (FR)
Double Agent, ICA, London; traveled to The Mead Gallery, Warwick (UK)
University, Coventry and The Baltic Museum of Contemporary Art, Gateshead (UK)

2007 
Drop It Like It’s Hot, Frankfurt Kunstverein at Frieze Art Fair, London (UK)
New Economy, Artist’s Space, New York (US)
Still Life: Art, Ecology and the Politics of Change, 8th Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah(SA)

2006 
Data Mining, Wallspace, New York (US)
Open Studios, Artspace, New Haven, Connecticut (US)

2005 
BMW, IX Baltic Triennial, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius (LT)
Art Basel Miami, Miami (US)
Invisible, Yvon Lambert Gallery, New York (US)
Open Studios, Artspace, New Haven, Connecticut (US)
Two or Three Americans Field Questions About Their Country From In Bed, press conference, Galerie de Expeditie, Amsterdam (NL)

2004
Buy American, Galerie Chez Valentin, Paris (FR)
Simple Things, Afro-American Cultural Center, Yale University, New Haven (US)

2002
Octopus, Bruges (BE)