CV
Born in Montreal, Canada, 1974
Lives and works in New York, NY, USA


Education

2001 MA Fine Art, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
1998 BA Fine Art, Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal, Canada


Solo Exhibitions

2016-2017
Self Fiction, two person show with Friedrich Kunath, Kunsthalle kAde, Amersfoort, Netherlands

2016
Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium
Giants, Royal Museums of Fine Arts Belgium, Brussels, Belgium

2015
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, Denmark
Galerie Rene Blouin, Montreal, QC, Canada
Flux, MUDAM, Luxembourg, Luxembourg, travelling to Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, Montréal, Canada
Faces, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London

2014
Flux, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France
Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY, USA

2013
Xavier Hufkens Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

2012
Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London
Inside Out and From the Ground Up, MOCA Cleveland, Cleveland, OH, USA

2011
Brant Foundation Art Study Centre, Greenwich, CT, USA
Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Conte Crepuscularie (Twilight Tale), performance with Pierre Lapointe, Galerie de l’UQAM, Montréal, Canada

2010
Le Guide, Xavier Hufkens Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
Colossi, Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels, Belgium

2009
Le Magasin, Centre National d’Art Contemporain de Grenoble, Grenoble, France
Les Abbatoirs, curated by Pascal Pique, Toulouse, France

2008
Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London
Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Gallery MET at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, NY, USA

2007
The Index, Canadian Pavilion, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
David Altmejd, Fundació "la Caixa", Barcelona, Spain
Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, CO, USA
David Altmejd: Métamorphose/Metamorphosis, curated by Louise Déry, Oakville Galleries in Gairloch Gardens, Oakville, Ontario, Canada; travelling to: Galerie de l’UQAM, Montréal, Canada; Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Alberta, Canada

2006
Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London

2005
Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium

2004
Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY, USA

2003
Galerie Optica, Montreal, Canada
Sarah Altmejd, Galerie SKOL, Montréal, Canada

2002
Clear Structures for a New Generation, Ten in One Gallery, New York, NY, USA

1999
Modèles d’esprit et jardins intérieurs, Galerie B-312, Montréal, Canada

1998
Jennifer, Galerie Clark, Montréal, Canada
Table n°2, Galerie SKOL, Montréal, Canada


Selected Group Exhibitions

2017
Voyage d'Hiver, Palace of Versailles, Versailles, France (forthcoming)

2016
Theories of Modern Art, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London

2014
The Grace of a Gesture: Fifty Years of Gifts, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Montréal, Canada
Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium

2013
Jew York, Zach Feuer Gallery, UNTITLED, New York, NY, USA
The System of Objects, Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece
My Little Paradise, curated by Hans Op de Beeck and Sara Weyns, Middelheim Museum, Antwerp, Belgium
Theatrical Gestures, Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Herzliya, Israel

2012
La Belle et la Bête, L'Institut Culturel Bernard Magrez, Bordeaux, France
Builders: Canadian Biennial 2012, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada
Inside Out and from the Ground Up, MOCA Cleveland, Cleveland, OH, USA
Misled by Nature, The Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada;
travels to
Museum of Canadian Contemporary Art, Toronto, Canada
Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Canada

Zoo, curated by Marie Fraser, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Montréal, QC, Canada
Fairy Tales, Monsters and the Genetic Imagination, curated by Mark Scala, First Centre for the Visual Arts, Nashville,
TN, USA; travels to Art Gallery of Winnipeg, MB; Glenbow Museum, Calgary, AB, Canada
Figury/Figures, curated by
Agnieszka Tarasiuk and Fabio Cavalluci, Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland
Hybrides & Chimères: La Conquête d'un Rêve Êveillé, Musée Goya de Castres, Tarn, France
Pothole, Salon 94 Bowery, New York, NY, USA

2011
Mondes inventés, Mondes habités (Invented Worlds, Inhabited Worlds), Mudam Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Der Traum vom Fliegen - The Art of Flying, Haus Der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
Barroco Nova, Site 3: The Fold and Possible Worlds, Museum London, London, ON, Canada
HabiteR/Collection Frac Midi-Pyrénées, Les Abattoirs, Toulouse, France
Night Scented Stock, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY, USA
The House Without the Door, David Zwirner, New York, NY, USA
Everything You Can Imagine is Real, Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium
The Shape of Things to Come: New Sculpture, Saatchi Gallery, London

2010
It is what it is. Recent Acquisitions of New Canadian Art, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
Sweep Me Off My Feet, Musee D’Art Contemporain du Val-de-Marne, Vitry-sur-Seine, France
Skin Fruit: Selections from the Dakis Joannou Collection, curated by Jeff Koons, New Museum, New York, NY, USA
Contemplating the Void: Interventions in the Guggenheim Museum Rotunda, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, USA
Ten Years Permanent Collection, Les Abattoirs, France
The Visceral Body, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
The Lovers, Musée d’art contemporain du Val de Marne, France
Surrealist Conspiracy, High Museum of Art, Wieland Pavilion Skyway Galleries, Atlanta, GA, USA
ALPHA OMEGA: Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection, DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece

2009
Performance/Art, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX, USA
Between Spaces, curated by Tim Goossens and Kate McNamara, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, NY, USA
Dream Time, Caves, contemporary art and transhistory, Les Abbatoirs & The mas d’Azil cave, Toulouse, France
Le Song D’un Poete, Frac des Pays de la Loire, Nantes, France
Saint-Nazaire Biennale, Nantes, France
Collection: MOCA’s First 30 Years, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Emporte-moi/Sweep-me off my Feet, curated by Nathalie de Blois and Frank Lamy, Musee national des beaux arts du Québec, Canada

2008
Tate Liverpool, Liverpool Biennale, England
Lustwarande 08 – Wanderland, De Oude Warande, Tilburg, Netherlands
Freeway Balconies, Curated by Collier Schorr, Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin, Germany
Legend, Domaine de Chamarande, Chamarande, France
Installations: Selection from the Guggenheim Collections, Guggenheim Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain
Six Feet Under: Autopsy of Our Relation to the Dead, Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Also traveling to: The Rose Art Museum of Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA
Second Thoughts, Hessel Museum of Art & CCS Galleries, Annadale-on-Hudson, NY, USA
Intrus/Intruders, Musée National des Beaux-Arts du Québec (Triennial), Québec, Canada
Quebec Triennial, Musee D’Art Contemporain de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
Without Walls, Museum 52, New York, NY, USA
Art Gallery of Toronto (AGO), Canada

2007
Effigies, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London
The Fractured Figure, Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece
Disorder in the House, Walter Vanhaerents Collection, Brussels, Belgium
Star Power: Museum as Body Electric, MCA Denver, Denver, CO, USA
The New Authentics, Spertus Museum, Chicago, IL, USA
To Built A Fire, Rivington Arms, New York, NY, USA
David Altmejd, Renate Anger, and Eric Cameron, Birch Libralato, Toronto, Canada
The New Authentics: Artists of the Post-Jewish Generation, Spertus Museum, Chicago, IL, USA; travelling to: The Rose Art Museum of Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA

2006
Six Feet Under: Autopsy of Our Dealing With the Dead, Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Switzerland
The Eighth Square, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
The Guggenheim Collection, Kunsthalle Bonn, Bonn, Germany
The Dining Room, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY, USA
A Brighter Day, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY, USA

2005
Ideal Worlds. New Romanticism in Contemporary Art, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
The The, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London
The Zine UnBound: Kults, Werewolves and Sarcastic Hippies, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA, USA
Galerie Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Montréal, Canada
Blake & Sons, Alternative Lifestyles and Mysticism in Contemporary Art, curated by Rene Zechlin, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, University College, Cork, Ireland
L’écho des limbes, curated by Nathalie de Blois, Galerie Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Montréal, Canada
David Altmejd, Mathew Cerletty, Kirsten Everberg, Alisa Margolis and Sophie Van Hellermann, Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris, France

2004
Noctambule, Fondation Dosne – Biblioteque Thiers, Paris, France (organized by D’Amelio Terras, New York, NY, USA)
Whitney Biennial 2004, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, USA
SCREAM, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY, USA

2003
8th Istanbul Biennial, curated by Dan Cameron, Istanbul, Turkey
Détournements, Maison de la Culture Côte-des-Neiges, Montréal, Canada
Corporate Profits vs. Labor Costs, curated by John Connelly, D’Amelio Terras Gallery, New York, NY, USA
LIFE/LIKE, Apartment 5BE Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Material Eyes, LFL Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Licht, Art Forum Berlin, Berlin, Germany, organised by Optica, Montréal, Canada
Now Playing: Daniel Reich Gallery, John Connelly Presents, K48, D’Amelio Terras Gallery, New York, NY, USA

2002
Point de chute, curated by Louis Déry, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Brussels, Belgium
Demonclownmonkey, curated by Matthew Ritchie, Artist Space, New York, NY, USA
Lucky Draw, benefit for Sculpture Center, Deitch Projects, New York, NY, USA

2001
Interval: New Art for a New Space, Sculpture Center, New York, NY, USA
How I learned to stop worrying and love the recession, Ten in One Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Point de chute, Galerie de l’UQAM, Montréal, Canada

1998
Stimuli, Maison de la Culture Frontenac, Montréal, Canada
Artifice 98, Saidye Bronfman Art Center, Montréal, Canada
Les Bricolos, Galerie Clark, Montreal, Canada
David Altmejd