CHARLEY FRIEDMAN
Live/work: Lincoln NE./Brooklyn NY

AFFILIATIONS
Representation: Nina Johnson, Miami FL
Member: Artist Pension Trust (APT)

www.charleyfriedman.com
email: charleyelrahc@gmail.com
cellular: 646-247-3361

Born: 1968

EDUCATION
1995     Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan ME.
1996    MFA: School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston/Tufts University
1990    BFA: Macalester College, St. Paul, MN

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017    Museum of Nebraska Art, The New Deal, curator: Teliza V Rodrigues, Kearney NE
2016    Omi International Art Center, Looking at the Sun, The Fields, curators: Nicole Hayes, Ghent NY
2015    Gallery Diet, Western Code, Miami FL.
            Concordia University, Tolerance, Seward NE
            Laboratorio Interdisciplinario para las Artes, Bogota Colombia
            Neues Kunstforum, Cologne Germany
2012    Gridspace, curator: Charles Goldman, Brooklyn NY
2011    Irish Museum of Contemporary Art, This Place Has No Atmosphere, Curator:K Bear Koss, Dublin Ireland
2010    Gallery Diet, Magical Powers, Miami FL.
            VOLTA, Gallery Diet, New York NY
2008    Gallery Diet, A’Cappella, Miami FL.
2007    Sheldon Museum of Art, The Anatomy of Charley Friedman, Curator: Dan Siedell, Lincoln NE
2006    Barbara Mathes Gallery, Gross Anatomy, New York
            Kantor/Feuer, Project Space Window, New York
2003    White Columns, White Room  #1, New York
2002    Queens Museum, Ramp & Wedge, New York
1998    CRP Inc, Recent Work, New York

GROUP SHOWS/PERFORMANCES
2016     Concordia University, Lingua Franca, curator: Launa Bacon, Seward NE
2015     Joslyn Museum of Art, Art Seen, Curators: Bill Arning/Karin Campbell, Omaha NE
            Freight + Volume, My Bad Ass Self, New York NY
            NYC Booking, Twisted Data, New York NY
            Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Curator: Elizabeth Stehling, Nebrasaka City NE
2014     Clarinda Carnegie Art Museum, Opening Exhibition, curator: Anne Pagel, Clarinda IA
             Museum of Nebraska Art, Cut, Form, Folded,Pressed; Paper, Curator: Teliza Rodriguez, Kearney NE
             Sheldon Museum of Art, Its Surreal Thing, Curator: Daniel Veneciano, Lincoln NE
             Cutlog Art Fair, Clemente Soto Velez Center, NYC NY
             Interdisciplinary Arts Symposium, Performance, Lied Center, Lincoln NE
             Lux Center for the Arts, Greater Nebraska, curators: Craig Roeper, L. Kent Walgamott, Lincoln NE
2013     Sheldon Museum of Art, The Naked Museum, Commissioned Performance, Lincoln NE
             Carriage House, Social Photography II, NYC NY
             Lehman College Art Gallery, Contemporary Cartographies, The Bronx NY   
             Blanc Gallery, The Written Word, Boston MA
2012     Artist Alliance, Abrazo Interno Gallery, Curated by Edwin Ramoran NY
             Culture Fix, Looking Into The Light, Curator: Leo Reijnders, NYC
2011     Fabric Workshop, Fighting Kissing Dancing, Curator:Carlos Rigau, Philadephia PA
             U-Turn Gallery, People That Make Us Smile, Cincinnati OH
2010     Pulse Miami, Gallery Diet, Miami FL
             White Box, Sanctioned Array, New York NY
             Artware Editions, Gross Anatomy/Anatomia Completa, New York NY
             Parsons Hall Projects, Speculation (Elation), Holyoke MA
2009     Gallery Diet, Second Skin, Miami FL.
             Kuf-Mold, Video Project, curators: B.Doherty, S.Batu, Rotterdam Holland
             Black and White Gallery, Commune, curator: Dominique Nahas NYC NY
             Saint Louis Book Fair, Arte Dos Grafico, Saint Louis MS.
             Berkeley International Book Fair, Arte Dos Grafico, Berkeley CA.   
2008     PS1/MOMA, Performance: Betsey Geffen tour of Gino De Dominicis,
             Pulse Miami, Performance: Betsey Geffen ,Miami FL
             Museum of Nebraska Art, RSVP, curator: Teliza Rodriguez,     Kearney NE
             Jan Colle Gallery, Küf/Mold, curators: B. Doherty, S. Batu, Ghent Belgium   
             Entrée, curator: Krista Saunders, NYC
            Gallery Diet, Betsey Geffen: Gallery Tour, Miami FL.
            Codex Book Fair, Arte Dos Grafico, San Franciso CA
2007     PS 1/MOMA, Site Specific Project, NYC
             Sarah Meltzer Gallery,Ceci n'est pas(This is not),curators:R. Gugelberger/J.Walkowiak, NYC                
             Dowling College, Inventory Control, curator: Judith Page, Islip NY
             MASH, curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud Amy Smith-Stewart, NYC
             Feria International del Libro  de Bogota , represented by Arte Dos Grafico, Bogota Colombia
             PS1/MOMA, Emergency Room, Long Island City NY
             Tastes Like Chicken Art Space, One Pill Makes You Small, curator: Sherry Bittle
2006     Exit Art, Renegades: A history of Performance Art, NYC  NY
             EAB Bookfair, PS 1 exhibitor, NYC NY
             Frankfurt Book Fair, Ediciones Arte Dos  Graficos, Frankfurt Germany
             Pulse Miami Art Fair, Freight + Volume  Gallery, Miami FL
             NY Bookfair, Freight + Volume Gallery,  NYC  NY   
             Vox Populi, Parts of  the Whole, curator: Elizabeth Grady, Philadelphi PA
             Peekskill Project, curator: Alison Levy, Peekskill NY   
             Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Signal Channel, Omaha NE
2005     Makor Gallery, Real Art; A Salon Celebration, curator: Dave  Gibson, NYC
             La Rebeca, Wish You Were Here, curator: Michele Faguet, Bogota      Colombia
             Manhattan Borough Presidents Gallery, Method Makes Practice, NYC   
             Participant, HHORRRAUTICA, NYC  NY
             Cooper Union, Summer Exhibit,  NYC  NY
2004     Capsule Gallery, Sympathetic Nerve, New York  NY
             Aljira Center for Contemp.Art, Timesless, Timeliness, curator:Dominique Nahas  Newark NJ
             Vox Populi, Screwball, Philadelphia NY
2003     The New Museum of Contemporary Art,  Mother’s Day Install. w/store,     New York, NY
             Hallwalls, B-List: Brooklyn, Angst, Desire,  Buffalo NY
             CAA , Crossings, curated by Anne Ellegood/Rachel Gugelberger,  Perf.  as Betsey Geffen
2002     PS1/Institute of Contemporary Art, Performance, New York
             The Soap Factory, Pretending to Pretend, Minneapolis MN.
             White Columns, Face Value, New York
             The Joymore, The Milk of Human Kindness, Chicago, ILL.
             Scopes Art Fair: Curateor: Anne Ellegood , New York
             Momenta Art, Enough About Me: Curated By Deborah Kass, New York
            "Felix, Flowers, Flags & Poems": Performance-corner of 22nd and 10ave; Chelsea, NYC
             Exit Art, Reactions, New York & Library of Congress, Washington D.C.
             Soap Factory, Video Installation, Minneapolis MN.
             Clifford/Smith Gallery, Project Space, Boston  MA.
2001     Ten In One Gallery, How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love the Recession, New York
             Jack Tilton/Anna Kustera Gallery, Performance, New York
             Knoedler Gallery/Skowhegan, Auction, New York
             White Columns, Silent Auction, New York
             Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, 20 of  Excellence, Omaha NE
2000     Meat Market Fair, Chelsea; New York
             White Columns, Posers, New York
             Makor Gallery, In Its Own Way, New York
             Site Simpatico, Performance, New York
             Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Documenting Performance/Preserving Idea. U. of  NE.
             Creiger/Dane Gallery, New Work/New York, Boston
             Exit Art, The End, SoHo, New York
1999    CRP Inc, Trauma, New York
            Jack Tilton Gallery, performance, New York
            P.S. 122, avantegardearama, New York
            Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Recent Acquisitions, University of Nebraska/Lincoln
            Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Selected Alumni Work, Omaha NE
            CRP Inc, Hottenanny, New York
            Double Pleasure, Mountainslide, New York

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: FIENDISH PLOTS
Fiendish Plots: A collaboration with Nancy Friedemann started in 2103; an artist run exhibition space in                      Lincoln, Nebraska and Brooklyn, New York

2013    -Gudrun Barenbrock , Punchcard Music Remix. Original collaboration with Udo Moll and                                          WolgangMitterer for the Xenakis Electronic Music festival in Cologne

2014     -Chrysanne Stathacos: Flower Power, An double-helix floor Mandala made of rose pedals
              -Jenny Dubnau/Aaron Holz: Family; Exhibition of paintings/drawings of the artist’s parents and children


PUBLIC COMMISSIONS
2014    Art In The Parks, Big Lake Park, Council Bluffs IA
2013    Bemis Center for Contemporary Art/Anti-Defamation League, Typcast/Recast, Omaha NE

ART FOR FILM:
2014    Louis CK
2013    White Collar

AWARDS/RESIDENCIES
2014    PV Arts, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
2011     Smack Mellon, “Hot Picks Artist”, NYC NY
2008    Fountainhead Residency, Miami Fl.
2006    Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant Recipient
            Tallier Arte Dos Grafico, Bogota Colombia
2005    Rema Hort Nominee
2005    Cooper Union, AIR Summer Studio
2004    Rema Hort Nominee
2003    Aljira  Program, Emerge, Newark NJ
2002    Eastern Frontier, Norten Island ME.
2001    Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha NE.
2000    MacDowell Colony, Peterborough NH.
1998    Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha NE.

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Salon, Barbara Mallonne, April 25, 2013
The Electric Beef, Joseph Kendrick, 4 part interview, December 13, 2012
Wall Street Journal,Daniel Grant, November 12, 2012
New York Times,Elaine Louis, November 7, 2012
International Sculpture Center Blog, Daniel Grant, November 21, 2012
GQ Italia Autunno + Inverno, November 2011, p 23
www.artslant.comNancy Jones, Art Slant, , February 2010
The Morning News, Steve Macone Standup Comity , November 28, 2011
New Miami Times, Carlos Suarez De Jesus, February 2010
The Miami Herald, Brett Sokol, Feb. 8, 2008, p.F2
El Nuevo Herald, Adriana Herrera, Feb. 24, 2008 p.2D
Art Info, Chris  Bors, March, 2008
Wynwood, Dinorah Perez-RementeriaVol.1 No.10 Sumer 2008 pg. 22
Art Pulse, Dinorah Perez-Rementeria, June 1, 2008
The New York Times Benjamin Genocchio, , January 28, 2007 p.11
The Sunday Star-Ledger, Dan Bischoff, August 15, 2004, p. 3
Art Voice, Cynnie Gaasch, April 20, 2003, p.16
Buffolo News Richard Huntington, “Art Reviews”, , May 2 ,2003, p.19
Night & Day, Joelle Shrestha, “Arts”, April 17, 2003, p.11
New York Times, Johnson, Ken, “Reviews”, Feb 21, 2002 Weekend Sec. p. 5
New York Times, Johnson, Ken, “Reviews”, Dec 4, 1998 Weekend Sec. p. 4
Lincoln Journal Star, Walgamott, L. Kent, “Reviews”, June 3, 2001 p. 16H
Sunday Journal Star Walgamott, L. Kent, , Nov 1998, p. 6   
New York Times, Smith, Roberta, “Terra Bomba, A Performance View of Installation”, January 31, 1997, Sec C, p.28
Freedman, Matt, “Terra Bomba, Exit Art” Review, January 15, 1997, p. 18
Village Voice, Levin, Kim, “Terra Bomba”, December 24, 1996, Choice Section

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS
    Walker Art Center, Minneapolis MN.   
    Omi International Art Center, Ghent NY
    Gordman Corporate Collection, Omaha NY
    Brooklyn Museum of Art, Artist Books Collection, Brooklyn NY
    Stanford University, Stanford CA.
    Goldman Collection, New York NY
    Karen and Robert Duncan, Lincoln NE
    New York Public Library, Prints & Drawing Collection, New York City
    Amherst College, Amherst MA.
    Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln NE
    Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha NE

VISITING ARTIST & LECTURES
2014       Makers Club, Innovation Campus, University of Nebraska
2013       New York Studio School, NYC NY
2012       University of Minnesota, Department of Art
               University of Nebraska, Hixson-Lied Graduate Lecturer
2011       De La Cruz Collection, Miami FL
               University of Nebraska, Lincoln
               Brooklyn College, Brooklyn NY
               University of Nebraska, Wilson Memorial Lectures, Omaha NE
2010       The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston MA
2008       University of Buffalo, Buffalo NY
               Mont Clair State, Mont Clair NJ
               Buffalo State, Buffalo NY
               New York Studio School, Panel Coordinator: John Tomlinson
2007       Cooper Union, Guest Artist, NYC
2006       New York Studio School, Panel Coordinator: Dominique Nahas
               Makor Center, Guest Panel, Panel Coordinator:Dave Gibson, NYC  NY
2005       Makor Center, Guest Panel, Panel Coordinator:Dave Gibson, NYC  NY
2004       University of Tennessee, Visiting Artist; Sculpture Department
2003       New York University, Guest Lecture
2000       The MacDowell Colony, Guest Lecture
1998       Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Guest Lecture
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