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Born: 1974 Cincinnati, OH
Lives: Chicago, IL

EDUCATION
2005   DAAD, Universität der Kunst Berlin, Germany
2004   M.F.A. Yale School of Art, Yale University
1997    B.F.A. Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH
1995    Parson’s School of Design, NY Studio Program, NYC

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2015    Monya Rowe Gallery, Remarried, New York, NY
2014    Steven Zevitas Gallery, Shared, Boston, MA
2013    Monya Rowe Gallery, Rooms, New York, NY
             Ebersmoore Gallery, The Inheritance, Chicago, IL,
2011    Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art, 12 X 12
2010    Steven Zevitas Gallery, Housekeeping, Boston, MA
2008   Branch Gallery, Churches, Durham, NC
2007   ThreeWalls, Stained Glass, Chicago, IL
2003   537 Gallery, After School Days, Cincinnati, OH

GROUP EXHIBITIONS selected
2016   By Hand, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, IL
            Imagination, Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy
            In/Dwelling, Rowan University Art Gallery, Glassboro, NJ
2015   Around Flat, curated by William Staples, The Knockdown Center, Brooklyn, NY
            Pulse Art Fair, Monya Rowe Gallery, Miami, FL
            Homeful of Hands, Josh Lilley Gallery, London, UK
            Wizards and Sorceresses, Curated by Josh Nusbaum, Improvised Showboat, Brooklyn, NY
2014   Absent Friends, Monya Rowe Gallery, NYC
            Division of Labor, Glass Curtain Gallery, Chicago, IL
2013   Paper, The Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
            Inaugural Group Exhibition, Monya Rowe Gallery. NYC
            Summer Exhibition, Joshua Liner Gallery, NYC
            Open House: Art About Home, The Elmhurst Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
2012   Miami Project, Steven Zevitas Gallery, Miami, FL
            Housebound, Heiner Contemporary, Washington, DC,
            Sunday Paintings for A Rainy Day, Curated by Hein Koh, Field Projects, NYC
            Project 0012, in collaboration with Skowhegan, Cape Elizabeth, MN
            The Shape of Things, LivWill Art, Litchfield CT
            Neu!, Ebersmoore, Chicao, IL
2011    Pulp, MFA Gallery Central at Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR
            NEXT Art Fair, Steven Zevitas Gallery, Chicago, IL
            Two Fold, The Suburban,Chicago, IL
2010   Ah Wilderness, Ebersmoore, Chicago, IL
            Power of Selection 3, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL
            IAAFBJHMJNMOMRSATSW, Curated by William Staples, Fountain Studio     Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
            NEXT Art Fair, Steven Zevitas Gallery, Chicago, IL
2009  Mixtape, Curated by Jeffrey Teuton, Jen Bekman Gallery, NYC
            Knowingly Naïve, NEXT Art Fair, Steven Zevitas Gallery, Chicago, IL
            Zombie:A Mindless Affair, Atena, Chicago, IL, October
            After Narrative, Art Space, New Haven, CT
            West Prize Finalist Exhibition, The West Collection, Oaks, PA
2008  Innocence Regained, Anna Kustera Gallery, NYC
            Mutability, Curated by Patricia Courson, Around the Coyote, Chicago, IL
            Bellwether, Curated by Shannon Stratton, Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia PA
            Grandma, Brooklyn Fire Proof, Brooklyn, NY, and San Francisco, CA
            The Souvenir Show,The Gift Shop Project Space, Chicago, IL
2007   You are in My Space, Gallery 2 at SAIC, Chicago, IL
            The Big Bang, Curated by Julie Langsam, Spaces, Cleveland, OH
2006  Darling Project, Wendy Cooper Gallery, Chicago, IL
            One Year Anniversary Exhibition, AfterModern, San Francisco, CA
            NOVA, Brooklyn Fire Proof Inc., Chicago IL
            The Idea of Death is Tormenting Me, Brooklyn Fire Proof Inc., Brooklyn, NY
2005   My Perspective, Curated by Steven Zevitas, OSP Gallery, Boston, MA
            Drama, Romance, Loneliness, Narcissism, and Other Diseases of the Soul,    
            Curated by Chris Bogia, and Jen DeNike, Massimo Audiello Gallery, NYC
2004  Hallowed Halls, Curated by Chip Tom, Marc Selwyn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
            MFA Thesis Exhibition, Yale School of Art Gallery, New Haven CT
 
AWARDS
2015    Sustainable Arts Foundation
            GrantPollock Krasner Foundation Grant
2008  West Prize, Finalist Award, catalog available
2007   Illinois Council for the Art, Finalist Award
            Chicago Dept. of Cultural Affairs, Community Arts Grant
2005  Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
2004  DAAD Scholarship, Universität der Kunst Berlin, Germany
2003  Jacob K. Javits Fellowship
            Schoelkopf Travel Grant, Yale University
2000  Skowhegan Summer Fellowship
1996   Bernadette and David E. Davis Award, Sculpture Dept., Cleveland Institute of Art

COLLECTIONS
2014    Wellington Management Company
2012    Jimenez-Colon Collection
2011    The Saatchi Collection
2010   Fidelity Investments
2009   The Progressive Collection
2008   The West Collection
2007   Collection of Blue Shield of California, San Francisco

BIBLIOGRAPHY selected
2015   Steadman, Ryan, "8 Must-See Satellite Art Fairs in Miami", The NY Observer, Dec. 1
            Salty, Jerry, "The Ten Best Shows of 2015", New York Magazine, December
            Indrisek, Scott, Reviews in Brief/New York "Ann Toebbe", Modern Painters, April
            Print Magazine, "Remarried: The interior information architecture of Ann Toebbe", February 20
            Huffington Post, Ann Toebbe Remarried, February 19
            NY Magazine, "What to do in NY", February 11
            Indrisek, Scott, "5 Must See Shows", Artinfo, January 21
            Smith, Roberta, "Ann Toebbe", The New York Times, January 22
            Salz, Jerry, "3 Sentence Reviews: Ann Toebbe", NY Mag, January 28
            Waxman, Lori, "Children Welcome", The Chicago Tribune, January 28
2014   McQuaid, Kate, "Ann Toebbe Makes Memories", The Boston Globe, June 24
            Silver, JoAnne, "Ann Toebbe at Steven Zevitas", Art News, September 9
            Foumberg, Jason, "Stare At A Painting", Chicago Magazine, December
2013   
Heinrich, Will, “Inaugural Group Exhibition 34 Orchard Street”, Gallerist NY, September 25
            Michals, Susan, “Monya Rowe Heads to Orchard St.”, The Huffington Post, Aug 27
            Saltz Jerry, “What Our Critics Are Anticipating This Fall”, NY Magazine, Aug 26
            Cotter, Holland, “Ann Toebbe”, The Listings, The New York Times, June 14
            The Huffington Post, "May Art Exhibits: 10 Must-See Shows This Month,” Editors Picks, May 1
            Weinburg, Lauren, “Ann Toebbe at Ebersmoore”, Time Out Chicago, March 14
            Picard, Caroline, “The Floor Gives Way”, Bad at Sports, March 16
            Waxman, Lori, “Other Visions of Home at Elmhurst Art Museum”, The Chicago Tribune, March 7
            Zevitas, Steven, “Must See Painting Shows: February,” New American Paintings, Feb 8
2012   Steinhauer, Jillian, “The Women of Miami Project”, Hyperallergic, December 8
            Russeth, Andrew, “Ann Toebbe’s Cut Paper Piece at Field Projects”, Gallerist NY, September 17
            O’Shaughnessy, Tracy, “Art with a Little Pop”, Republican-American, July 24
2011    Cavanaugh, Amy, “Ann Toebbe at MCA”, CBS Chicago, Oct. 10
            Browning, Laura M, “A Woman’s Work”, The Chicagoist, Nov. 18
            Critics Picks, “UBS 12 x 12 : Ann Toebbe”, Time Out Chicago, Nov. 6-12
            Chu, Jeff, “Take Monday Off: Chicago”, The Wall Street Journal, Oct.15-16
            Browning, Laura M., “Kitchen Goddess”, Sheridan Road Magazine, Oct./Nov.
            Ise, Claudine, “Critics Picks: Chicago”, Arts Ltd., Sept./Oct. 2011
            New American Painting, jurors pick, Issue 95
2011    Quinn, Bryony, “Ann Toebbe”, It’s Nice That, Issue #5
2010   Banai, Nuit, “Ann Toebbe”, Art Forum, December
            McQuaid, Kate, “Rooms with a View”, The Boston Globe, September 8
            Editor’s picks, “Ann Toebbe: Housekeeping”, The Boston Globe, August
2009  Cochran, Jessica, "Artists You Should Know”, CS Interiors, September
            Featured Artist in Ppgalerie, Ppaper Magazine, Taiwan, August
            Interview with Vincent Wilkie on diskodursko.com, March 23
2008  Neyenesch, Cassandra, "Grandma" The Brooklyn Rail, September
            White, Amy, "Divine Offerings in Two Shows at Branch Gallery", INDYweek, May 28
            Herald Sun, "At Branch Gallery, essays on spaces and sounds", May 18
2007   Waxman, Lori, "Ann Toebbe", Artforum.com, November
            Camillieri, Julien, Ann Toebbe, "Stained Glass", New City Chicago, November 1
            New American Painting, featured artist, Issue 71
            Birke, Judy, “Haskins' artists find enriching inspiration in tops of tables”, New Haven Register, Jul 29
2006  Laemoa, Stephanie, "Critics Picks", San Francisco Chronicle, December 2006   
            Asper, Colleen, "The Idea of Death is Tormenting Me", Beautiful Decay, Issue O
2005  McQuaid, Joyce, “In a group show, artists embrace a faux naïve style", TheBoston Globe, July 29
            Korotin, Joyce, “Drama Romance Loneliness at Massimo Audiello”, The New York Artworld.com,
            February     
2003  Cincinnati Enquirer, Critics Picks, May 30 and June 6
            City Beat, “Look Here! Art, Artists, etc”, Vol 9, Issue 34 Jul 2-Jul8

EDITIONS
2011    Editions, 20 x 200, NYC
2009   Editions, 20 x 200, NYC

RESIDENCIES
2000   Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Painting
1995    Chautauqua School of Art, Sculpture
1994    Chautauqua School of Art, Sculpture

ADJUNCT TEACHING and VISITING ARTIST
2013
Artist Connect Talk, The Art Institute of Chicago
Strategies in Representation, Columbia College Chicago, Fall
Visiting Critic, Chautauqua School of Art, Chautauqua Institution, Summer
Contemporary Issues in Painting, Columbia College Chicago
2012
Painting Strategies, Columbia College Chicago
2011
Basic Drawing, Columbia College Chicago
Graduate Seminar, The School of The Art Institute of Chicago
2010
Basic Drawing, Columbia College, Chicago
Visiting Artist and MFA Catalog Essayist, Indiana University, Bloomington
2009
Basic Drawing, Columbia College, Chicago
Basic Painting, Northwestern University, Chicago
Fall 2008
Multi-Level Drawing, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2007
Basic Drawing, Northwestern University
Drawing for Exercise, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2006
Visual Language, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago