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George Horner
Brooklyn, NY
Neighborhood: Park Slope



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GEORGE HORNER

University of Texas, San Antonio, BFA
University of Chicago, Chicago, MFA

Born in Dallas, Texas
Lives and works in New York


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS


2017 WRAP AROUND 13: George Horner, Laurence de Valmy & Karen Lederer,
Curated by Renée Riccardo at ARENA at Suite 806, New York
ARTWORKS, A BENEFIT FOR ARTS GOWANUS, Brooklyn
WHITE TRASH, an exhibition of artworks from the personal collection of
Larry Clark, Luhring Augustine, Brooklyn
RECOLLECTION, Curated by Marly Hammer and John Richey, The Shoppe,
Brooklyn
BLACK MIRROR / RECOLLECTION, Curated by Marly Hammer and
John Richey, Spring/Break Art Show, New York
MARKED URGENT, An Exhibition in Defense of Free Press, Ground Floor
Gallery, Brooklyn
POSTCARDS FROM THE EDGE, A Benefit for Visual Aids, Hosted by
Metro Pictures, New York


2016 GOWANUS OPEN STUDIOS, Brooklyn
BLACK AND WHITE AND RE(A)D ALL OVER: PART II, Art Helix, Brooklyn
WRITING LIGHTLY, an exhibition investigating the relationship of
language and neon, Work/Release, Sponsored by the Rutter Family
Art Foundation, Norfolk, Virginia
MUSTERING OF THE MUTAGENICS 1970-1979, South Texas Pop Culture
Center, San Antonio, Texas
VISUAL AIDS, THE 18TH ANNUAL POSTCARDS FROM THE EDGE, Hosted
by Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York
THRU THE RABBIT HOLE, Sideshow Nation and Life on Mars, Brooklyn


2015 BIZARRE BAZAAR, Arts Gowanus, Littlefield, Brooklyn
OPEN CALL, Lorimoto Gallery, Brooklyn
NEWCOLLECTORBK, Ground Floor Gallery, Brooklyn
GOWANUS OPEN STUDIOS, Brooklyn
TYPE INDICATORS, Curated by Wilson Duggan, ArtHelix, Brooklyn
BRENDAN CASS BENEFIT AUCTION SOIREE, Canada, New York



2014 GEORGE HORNER, I GAVE YOU A RETROSPECTIVE AT THE CITY DUMP!
Judith Charles Gallery Project Space, New York (solo)
BOWRY LANE 3, Judith Charles Gallery, New York
DB14, DALLAS BIENNIAL, Beefhaus Gallery, Dallas
THE MUTT CUBISTS & SAMOMA’s SECOND MULTIPLE,
TreMendez Studio, San Antonio


2013 END OF DAYS, Max Fish, New York
NOW YOU SEE IT, NOW YOU DON’T, Terrace 8th Annual 2013, London
ARTISTS OF SAMOMA FROM THE SAMA COLLECTION,
San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio
SINGLE FARE 3, RH Gallery, New York


2012 THE COLLAGE POTTAGE SHOW, Swampspace Gallery, Miami
NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL ART: VOL 2, Oliver Francis Gallery, Dallas
DALLAS BIENNIAL, Dick Higgins Gallery, Dallas
HENNESSY YOUNGMAN PRESENTS ITSA SMALL, SMALL WORLD,
Family Business, New York


2011 SUMMER SALT, Conceived & Curated by Ingrid Dinter, The Proposition,
New York
DARK HUMOR / TERMINAL JEST, Delaware County Community College,
Media, Pennsylvania
SINGLE FARE 2: PLEASE SWIPE AGAIN, a show of small works on used
Metrocards, Sloan Fine Art, New York


2010 WHAT’S SO FUNNY? Exploring Humor in Art, Spencertown Academy Arts
Center, Spencertown, New York
POWER TO THE PEOPLE, Feature Inc., New York


2009 RECESSION SPECIAL, Curated by Marly Hammer & Kate Bryan,
CVS Cultural & Educational Center, New York


2008 I THINK I CAN MAKE IT, Online Project Room, Dinter Fine Art, New York
HOW TO COOK A WOLF: PART ONE, Dinter Fine Art, New York


2007 death & love in MODERN TIMES, Dinter Fine Art, New York


2003 8.5 x 11, Jen Bekman, New York
2001 PAPER, Mark Pasek Gallery, New York
BEAUTIFUL YOU, Curated by Larry Krone, Mark Pasek Gallery, New York
2000 2000 CLOWNS, University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal,
Illinois
NIGHT OF 1,000 DRAWINGS, Benefit Exhibition, Artists Space, New York


1999 GROWING UP POST MODERN, Curated by Barry Blinderman, University
Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois


1998 RE: DUCHAMP / CONTEMPORAY ARTISTS RESPOND TO MARCEL
DUCHAMP’S INFLUENCE, Abraham Lubelsky Gallery, New York
NIGHT OF 1,000 DRAWINGS, Benefit Exhibition, Artist’s Space, New York


1997 SEX / INDUSTRY, Curated by John Yau, Stefan Stux Gallery, New York
NIGHT OF 1,000 DRAWINGS, Benefit Exhibition, Artist’s Space, New York


1996 SUMMER TRASH, Curated by Kenny Schachter, Flamingo East, New York
GROUP SHOW, Curated by Renee Riccardo, Arena / the Art Exchange
Show, New York
DONALD BAECHLER, GEORGE HORNER, RAYMOND PETTIBON,
Department of Art, Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos,
Texas


1995 NATURAL-NEW DRAWINGS, Curated by Renee Riccardo, Arena, New York
CONTRADICTORY CONCLUSIONS, Curated by Rhonda Wall,
Northampton Community College, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania


1994 HEAD GAMES, Horodner Romley, New York
SUMMERSHOW, Curated by Steve Rand, Apex Art, New York
THE EVERY-TICKET-GETS-A-WORK-RAFFLE, American Fine Arts, New York


1993 AUTUMN SALON, Curated by Renee Riccardo, Arena, New York
ANGEL ART 93, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles
CONTEMPORARY DRAWINGS PART II, Curated by Renee Riccardo, Arena,
New York
PSYCHOLOGICAL IMPACT, Curated by Rhonda Wall,
Northampton Community College, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania




1992 GEORGE HORNER, NEW WORK, Arena, New York (solo)
THE LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York
MULTIPLE ORGASM, A SHOW OF MULTIPLES, Curated by Renee Riccardo,
Arena, New York


1991 ORNAMENT, John Post Lee Gallery, New York
LOUDER, Curated by Kathryn Hixon & Tony Tasset, Gallery 400, Chicago
POSTERS, Illinois Union Art Gallery, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois
FRONT & BACK / IN & OUT, Nancy Lurie Gallery, Chicago
A NEW LOW, Curated by Collins & Milazzo, Claudio Bottello Arte, Torino,
Italy
NEW AMERICAN TALENT, Curated by Richard Marshall, Laguna Gloria Art
Museum, Austin, Texas
OUTSIDE AMERICA: GOING INTO THE 90’s, Curated by Collins & Milazzo,
Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia


1990 GEORGE HORNER, Nancy Lurie Gallery, Chicago (solo)
NEW AMERICAN TALENT, Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin, Texas


1989 GEORGE HORNER, Nancy Lurie Gallery, Chicago (solo)
WORD PLAY, Soho Center for the Visual Arts, New York
SMALL FORMAT, Lang & O’Hara Gallery, New York


1988 RAIN FOREST, 48 Laight Street, New York
DISCOVERIES, Nancy Lurie Gallery, Chicago


1987 SIGNS OF INTELLIGENT LIFE, Timothy Greathouse Gallery, New York
SOME PEOPLE’S WORK WE REALLY LIKE, Northern Illinois University,
Chicago
YOUNG AMERICAN PAINTERS, Barry Stevens Gallery, New York
ART AGAINST AIDS, Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York


1986 POST PRODUCTION, Feature, Chicago
LIFT OFFS, Feature, Chicago
GEORGE HORNER, N.A.M.E., Chicago (solo)
ART FOR YOUNG COLLECTORS, The Renaissance Society, Chicago
GROUP SHOW, Baskerville & Watson Gallery, New York
PROMISES, PROMISES, C.A.G.E., Cincinnati, Ohio




1985 NEW ORDER, Feature, Chicago
ENGAGEMENT, Feature, Chicago
PAYOLA, Curated by Bob Nickas, Mo David Gallery, New York
INVITATIONAL, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago
CRITICS AND DEALERS, Curated by Bob Nickas, Mo David Gallery,
New York



1984 RECENT WORK: MARCEL DUCHAMP, IAN EDWARDS, FRANCISCO GOYA,
GEORGE HORNER, JEAN AUGUSTE INGRES, RONALD JONES,
YVES KLEIN, STEPHEN LAPTHISOPHON, KASMIR MALEVICH,
N.A.M.E., Chicago
GEORGE HORNER, Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago (solo)


1977 GEORGE HORNER, MUTT CUBISM, S.A.M.O.M.A., San Antonio, Texas
(solo)


1976 Co-founded S.A.M.O.M.A., San Antonio Museum of Modern Art,
the first artist run gallery in San Antonio, Texas



SELECTED COLLECTIONS


Norman Avila, San Antonio, TX
Donald Baechler, New York, NY
George Ball, Warminster, PA
Jason Bereswill and Jane LaFarge Hamill, Lambertville, NJ
Binney & Smith, New York, NY
Larry Clark, New York, NY
John Czaplicki, New York, NY
Ingrid Dinter, New York, NY
Wilson Duggan, New York, NY
Donjon Evans and Fela Martinez, San Antonio, TX
Gina Fraone, Boston, MA
Elliot Green, Athens, NY
John Kelly, Pittsburg, PA
Randy Kennedy, New York, NY
Brian Kenny, New York, NY
Larry Krone, New York, NY
Wes Lang, Los Angeles, CA
Paul Laster and Renée Riccardo, New York, NY
Amy Lipton, New York, NY
Brian Montuori, Los ANgeles, CA
Mark Newgarden and Megan Montague, New York, NY
Mark Pasek and Olivia Boudet, New York, NY
René Perez, New York
Beth Phillips, Berlin, CT
Joe Pugliese, San Antonio, TX
Richard Rodney, Phoenix, AZ
Ava Rollins, New York, NY
Beth Rudin DeWoody, New York, NY
San Antonio Museum of Art, TX
Rudy Sanchez and Becky Rowland Sanchez, San Antonio, TX
Krista Saunders Scenna, New York, NY
Kenny Scharf, Los Angeles, CA
Tony Shafrazi, New York, NY
Texas State University, TX
Ian Trask and Daniella Engen-Trask, Brunswick, ME
Mark S. Waskow, Barre, VT
Michael Wynne, Plano, TX







SELECTED PERIODICALS AND CATALOGUES


“White Trash,” Artforum, May, 2017: 41
Arts in Bushwick , Making History Bushwick, 2016: 246
“The Approval Matrix”, New York Magazine, July-August, 2013: 104
Stamatina Gregory and Michael Hall, “Terminal Jest, Dark Humor in Recent Art”,
Delaware County Community College, Catalogue, 2011: 10
Steel Stillman, “The Feature Story”, Art in America, December, 2010: 57-62
Jean Stein, “Disguises”, Grand Street 58, Fall, 1996: 229
Collins & Milazzo, “Theoretically Yours”, Regione Autonoma della Valle d’Aosta,
1992:100
Jennifer P. Borum, “George Horner, Arena”, ArtForum, Summer, 1992: 111
Donald Baechler, “All Thumbs: George Horner’s Drawings”, Mark Pasek Gallery,
Catalogue, 1991
Kathryn Hixson, “Chicago Review”, Arts Magazine, March, 1991: 104
Jim Yood, Chicago, “George Horner, Nancy Lurie Gallery”, ArtForum, February, 1991:
132
Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, “Who’s Bad? Accounting for Taste”, ArtForum, November, 1991: 119-125
Carlo McCormick, “High Art”, High Times, August, 1991:50
Collins & Milazzo, “A New Low”, Claudio Bottello Arte, Turin, Italy, Catalogue, May,
1991: 32-33
Collins & Milazzo, “Outside America: Going Into The 90’s”, Fay Gold Gallery,
Catalogue, 1991: 34
Roland Hagenberg, “Happy-Happy, A Children’s Coloring Book by Contemporary
Artists”, 1990: 36
Carlo McCormick, “Putty As A Picture”, ArtForum, April, 1987: 92-93


HONORS


1990 Grumbacher Award / New American Talent
1987 National Endowment for the Arts, Visual Arts Grant
 








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