Bio

 

EDUCATION

MFA University of California, San Diego
BA Williams College

SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2013
Effacive, Kingston Museum of Contemporary Art, Kingston, NY

2009
Every Instance Removed, Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA
Station Pieces, A.M. Richard Fine Art, Brooklyn, NY

2007
Every Day Is A Good Day, A.M. Richard Fine Art, Brooklyn, NY
Good Citizen, Choate Gallery, Pace University, Pleasantville, NY
Photographs, The Williams Club, New York, NY

2006
Candy, Brunswick Window, Jersey City, NJ

2003
Substations, PS 122, New York, NY

2001
Field Guide, Roy Boyd Gallery, Chicago, IL

2000
Los Angeles County, Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA

1999
Field Guide, The Little Theatre, Seattle, WA

1995
Country, Quint Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013
Ed Ruscha: Books & Company, Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY and Brandhorst Museum, Munich
REACH festival, Holyoke, MA

2010
A Torrent of Words: Contemporary Art & Language, Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI
Singles Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA

2009
Now You see It, Now You Don’t, The Camera Club of New York, New York, NY
QUINT: Three Decades of Contemporary Art, California Center for the Arts Museum,Escondido, CA

2008
Photo LA, with A.M. Richard Fine Art, Santa Monica, CA

2007
Pre-Packaged Perspectives, A.M. Richard Fine Art, Brooklyn, NY
This Is That, Peter Fingesten Gallery, Pace University, New York, NY

2006
Seen And Imagined, Peter Fingesten Gallery, Pace University, New York, NY

2004
The Moment Presents Itself, 55 Duffield, Brooklyn, NY

2003
Underline, Fordham University, New York, NY
Number One, Open Container Exhibitions, Brooklyn, NY

2002
30th Anniversary Exhibition, Roy Boyd Gallery, Chicago, IL
Escape from the Vault:  The Contemporary Museum’s Collection Breaks Out, The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI

2001
Made in California:  Art, Image, and Identity, 1900-2000 Mail Art Exchange, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

2000
Art Chicago, Roy Boyd Gallery, Chicago, IL

1998
First Decade:  Highlights From The Permanent Collection, The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI
I to Eye 3, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1997
Building the Collection, The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI

1995
Common Ground, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA

1993
Flood, Sculpture Chicago, a collaborative project with Group HAHA, Chicago, IL

1992
The Berkshire Art Association Fellowship Exhibition, The Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA

GRANTS AND AWARDS

2010  CUNY/PSC Research Grant
2009 CUNY/PSC Research Grant
2005 College Art Association Travel Grant
2000 Wendover Residency, Center for Land Use Interpretation
1995 Russell Foundation University Research Grant, UCSD
1992 Berkshire Art Association Traveling Fellowship
1988 National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts

COLLECTIONS

The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI
Paul Allen/Art Coll Trust, Bellevue, WA
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Artist Books Collection, Chicago, IL
Biograph, Toronto, Canada
David Gus, San Diego, CA
Ron Howard, Los Angeles, CA

WEBSITES

Visual Projects:  www.drawingcenter.org
Artist Books:  www.printedmatter.org
Recent writing:  www.ropeswingmanifesto.com

PUBLICATIONS

2013
Meme Wars: The Creative Destruction of Neoclassical Economics, Kalle Lasn, ed., Seven Stories Press (New York)
Various Small Books: referencing Various Small Books by Ed Ruscha, Jeff Brouws, Wendy Burton, Hermann Zschiegner, eds., The MIT Press (Cambridge and London)

2011
Emmons, Amze, Tillman, R.L., Urban, Jason, eds. “Artist Profile: Derek Stroup,” The California Printmaker, (2011)

2010
Kalm, James, “Funkster Formalism, Crap Constructivism,” Brooklyn Rail, (Oct. 10)
Gozetlik, Mehmet, A2591, “Minimalist Effect in Maximalist market,” http://www.a2591.com/2010 (Dec. 10)

2009
Kalm, James, “Brooklyn Dispatches:  Aesthetic Cleansing,” Brooklyn Rail, (Oct. 09)
Wagner, James,“Derek Stroup at A.M. Richard Fine Art,” http://www.jameswagner.com (10 Oct. 09)
Pincus, Robert L., “Visual Fantasies,” The San Diego Union Tribune, (12 Mar., 09)
Tangible, R. Klanten, S. Ehmann and S.M. Hubler, eds., Gestalten Press (Berlin, 2009)
CrEATe, Martin Raymond, ed., Gestalten Press, (Berlin, 2009)

2008
Pack!, Fabiola Reyes, ed., Monsa Editions (Barcelona 2008)
Every Instance Removed, photographs by Derek Stroup, self-published artist book, 2008, 26 pp., color, distributed by Printed Matter, Inc., New York.
Urban, Jason, ed., “Show & Tell:  Candy by Derek Stroup,” Printeresting, http://printeresting.org, (27 Aug. 08)

2007
Ptak, Laurel, ed. “Derek Stroup,” http://iheartphotograph.blogspot.com, (17 Dec. 2007)
Yenelouis, Bernard, ed. “Derek Stroup@The Williams Club,”
http://bernardyenelouis.blogspot.com/2007/09, (8 Sept. 07)
Baldwin, Rosencrans, ed. “Many Candy Bars Missing Brands,” The Morning News,
http://themorningnews.org, (20 Jan. 07)

2006
Lorber, Brendan, ed., drawings by Derek Stroup, Lungfull #15, Winter 2006.
Candy, photographs by Derek Stroup, self-published artist book, 2006, 8 pp., color, distributed by Printed Matter, Inc., New York.
Domanovic, Aleksandra, ed. “Candy by Derek Stroup,” VVORK, http://www.vvork.com, (23 Sept. 06)
Premnath, Sreshta, ed., “Ruin|Monument,” Shifter 9, www.shifter-magazine.org, (10 Oct. 06)
Modder, Sabine, ed. “Candy #4,” Art Moco, http://www.mocoloco.com/art, (6 Nov. 06)
Umbrella Editions, review of Candy by Derek Stroup, October 2006, http://umbrellaeditions.com, (25 Oct. 06)

2004
Rope Swing Manifesto, writing by Derek Stroup, 2004 9 pp., Open Container Editions, Brooklyn, New York, distributed by Printed Matter, Inc., New York

2003
Kelley, Aimee, ed. Crowd 3, (Summer 2003)

2002
Field Guide, photographs by Derek Stroup, self-published artist book, 2002,164 pp., b/w, edition of 200, printed by Kohler and Sons, distributed by Printed Matter, Inc., New York

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND HONORS
Visiting Critiquer, Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA program, August 2004 to present
Panelist, College Art Association Conference, February 2005
Guest Lecturer, Williams College, October 2002
Artist in Residence, Center for Land Use Interpretation, October 2000