Scott Reeder

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Born 1970, Ann Arbor

Lives and works in Detroit



MFA, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois


Visva Barhati University, Santiniketan, India


Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, New York, New York 1994 BFA, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa


Yale/Norfolk Summer Program

Selected Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions


Context Burger, Retrospective, Hudson, NY

Put The Cat On The Phone, Kavi Gupta, Chicago

More Work, Natalia Hug, Cologne

It Gets Beta, Marlborough Chelsea, NY (with Andrew Kuo)


Moon Dust, 356 Mission Road, Los Angeles, California


People Call Me Scott, Lisa Cooley, New York

The Future is Stupid, Green Gallery, Milwaukee, (with Ken Kagami)

Paintings of Things, Kavi Gupta, Berlin, Germany

Scott Reeder, Kavi Gupta, Chicago, Illinois


Scott Reeder, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois

Scott Reeder, Gavlak Gallery, Palm Beach, FL


Scott Reeder, Luce Gallery, Torino, Italy


Didactic Sunset, Gavlak Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida

Scott Reeder and Tyson Reeder, Daniel Reich Gallery, New York

Nohl Fellowshio Exhibition, Inova at the Peck School of the Arts, Milwaukee


Scott Reeder: New Works, Daniel Reich Gallery, New York

Scott Reeder: French Thoughts, Jack Hanley, San Francisco, California


Scott Reeder – Moon Museum (Scene 51: Shots 1-2), Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Intelligent Design, Gavin Brown’s enterprise 620A, New York (with Tyson Reeder)


Moon Dust, Gallery 400, Chicago, Illinois


Scott Reeder: Flowers, Daniel Reich Gallery, New York

The Suburban, Oak Park (with Tyson Reeder)

Deluxe Projects, Chicago (with Milhaus)


Bronwyn Keenan Gallery, New York (in association with Daniel Reich Gallery)

Pretty Funny: Scott Reeder and David Robbins, Allston Skirt Gallery, Boston


China Art Objects, Los Angeles (with Laura Owens)

Angstrom Gallery, Dallas, Texas (with Cameron Martin)


Pat Hearn Gallery, New York

L.A.C.E., Los Angeles (with Michelle Lopez)


Hermetic Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Selected Group Exhibitions


UNDERCOVER BOSS, Reyes Projects, Birmingham, MI

30th Anniversary Exhibition, Attics of My Life, Jack Hanley Gallery, New York, NY


Gilding The Lolly, curated by Brian Bellot, Gavin Brown’s enterprise


Laugh-In: Art, Comedy, Performance, curated by Jill Dawsey, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, California comedie concrète, Misako & Rosen, Tokyo, Japan

International Currency, curated by Noah Barker, Lodos Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico

Mexico Call and Response, Gavin Brown Enterprise, New York

Eagles II, Galeria Marlborough Madrid, Madrid, Spain

White Columns Print Portfolio, Frieze Art Fair, New York

Condensed Matter Community, curated by Evan Gruzis, Synchrotron Radiation Center, Stoughton, Wisconsin

COPS, TOPS Gallery, Memphis, Tennessee

I Dropped The Lemon Tart, Lisa Cooley, New York

RE(A)D, curated by Ryan Steadman, Nathalie Karg, New York

Occupational Therapy, curated by Kelly Shindler, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, Missouri


Early Man, The Hole, New York

Ducks, Greenpoint Terminal Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

People’s Biennial, Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit

Summer & sUMMER, Michael Jon Gallery, Detroit

Another Look at Detroit: Parts 1 and 2, Marianne Boesky Gallery and Marlborough Chelsea, New York

Purple States, Andrew Edin Gallery, New York

Awkward Phase, 65 Maspeth Avenue, Brooklyn, New York


Paint Off, Paint On, Halsey McKay, East Hampton, New York

A Study in Midwestern Appropriation, curated by Michelle Grabner, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago,

Draw Gym, 247365 & Know More Games, Brooklyn, New York

Please Come to my Show, Part II (1980 - Now), organized by David Senior, Museum of Modern Art Library, New York

Summer Reading, The Hole, New York


Spaced, Jack Hanley Gallery, New York Portrait of a Generation, The Hole, New York

Liminal Boundaries, Luce Gallery, Torino, Italy “...”, The Hole, New York


Abstract America, Saatchi Gallery, London, United Kingdom


Holes, Daniel Reich Gallery, New York

Little Worlds, Luce Gallery, Torino, Italy

Tuesday Afternoon in a Cage, L.T.D., Los Angeles, California

More Mergers and Acquisitions, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, Georgia


Constellations, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois

Rob Pruitt’s Fruit Market, The Tate Modern, London, United Kingdom

Top Ten, New Jerseyy Gallery, Basel, Switzerland

Wallgasm, Angstrom Gallery, Los Angeles, California

There, There, Inova-Peck School of the Arts, Milwaukee, Wisconsin


Pretty Ugly, Gavin Browns Enterprise, New York

I Won’t Grow Up, Cheim & Read, New York

Tales of the Grotesque, Karma International, Zurich, Switzerland


Liste International Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland

Ausstellungsraum Klingental, Basel, Switzerland

Space is a Place, curated by Rob Halverson, for Fake Space, curated by Kristan

Kennedy, Time-Based Art Festival, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Portland, Oregon

Mantua Festival, Dublin, Ireland

Rob Pruitt’s Flea Market, GBE, Frieze International Art Fair, London,

Jail City, Jack Hanley Gallery, Los Angeles, California


Ceramics Show, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

Fast Forward, Rockford Museum of Art, Rockford, Illinois

WuTang Googleplex, curated by Darren Bader, Gavin Browns at Passerby, New York

Big Secret Cache, Angstrom Gallery, Los Angeles, California

High Desert Test Sites (organized by Andrea Zittell), Joshua Tree, California

Three Degrees of Francis Bacon, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin


Action Adventure, Canada, New York

60 Second Video Festival, Fugitive Projects, Nashville, Tennessee

On Platforming, Locust Projects, Miami, Florida

Art Institute of Chicago Benefit Auction, Chicago, Illinois

White Columns Benefit Auction, New York

The Art of the Artist Statement, Hellenic Museum and Cultural Center, Chicago, Illinois

Kids of the Black Hole, Stalke Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark


Drunk vs Stoned 2, Gavin Brown Enterprise, New York

One Minute Rave, Canada Gallery, New York

The Four Color Pen Show – Chicago, Van Harrison Gallery, Chicago, Illinois


Strange Animal, L.A.C.E., Los Angeles, California

The Four Color Pen Show, Locust Projects, Miami, Florida

Where do we come from? What are we? Where are we going? (curated by Katherine Bernhardt), Champion Fine Arts, Los Angeles, California

The Infinite Fill Group Show (curated by Cory and Jamie Arcangel), Foxy Production, New York

Sticke Project, Wrong Gallery, New York

Drunk vs Stoned, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise/General Store, New York

Yard Sale, Track House, Oak Park, Illinois

Under the Sun, Greener Pastures Contemporary Art, Toronto, Canada

What’s Up With Milwaukee, Galapagos Art Space, Brooklyn, New York

Spacemakers, The Suburban/Lothringer Dreizen, Munich, Germany

Make Your Own Fun, Guild and Greyshkul, New York


Going West, Jones Center for Contemporary Art, Austin, Texas

Symbolic Space, The Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, New York

The Birdman Returns, D'Amelio Terras, New York

Now Playing, D’Amelio Terras, New York

Karaoke Death Machine, Daniel Reich Gallery, New York

The Burnt Orange Heresy, Space 101, New York

Utopia Station, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

General Store, Milhaus booth at The Stray Show, Chicago, Illinois

Milhaus vs. Forcefield, Mixture Contemporary Arts, Houston, Texas

Amfar 2 x 2, Angstrom Gallery, Dallas, Texas

Sculpture Show, Angstrom Gallery, Dallas, Texas

K-48 Kult Show, Scope Art Fair, New York, New York

The Party, Joymore, Chicago, Illinois


Version 02, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois

Canceled Art Fair, China Art Objects, Los Angeles, California Tasty Dog, Krems (with Milhaus), Austria

Realm of the Lair, Joymore, Chicago, Illinois

Plat & Form, Portable Hermetic & Foster Gallery


Mortal, The Betty Rymer Gallery, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Memorial Show (part three), Pat Hearn Gallery, New York

More, more, more, Chicago Project Room, Los Angeles, California

The Armory Show, Pat Hearn Gallery, New York


Factory Soiree, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

The Next Wave: New Painting in Southern California, California Center for the Arts, Escondido, California


Painting: fore and aft, ACME, Los Angeles, California


Oriental Nights, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York

Yeah, Loyola Arts Research Center, Chicago, Illinois

Vienna Beef, Bricks and Kicks, Vienna, Austria


Harry Karry Show, Diverse Works, Houston, Texas


The Speed of Painting, Pat Hearn Gallery, New York

Selected Bibliography


Fox, Dan, “The Last Resort” Frieze, March


Kennedy, Randy. “The Lively Soul of a Decaying City.” The New York Times. 25 June: AR1.

Carlson, Ben. “1000 Words: Scott Reeder.” Artforum. Summer.

Pagel, David. “Review: Cheeky explorer Scott Reeder goes in search of moon dust.” Los Angeles Times. 21 February.

Nguyen, Betty. “Scott Reeder: Finds the Process of Painting at the Foreground of his new Feature Film Moon Dust.” LA Contemporary. February.

Griffin, Nora. “Scott Reeder: Lisa Cooley.” Art in America. February: pp. 96–97.

Eier, Alicia. “In on the Art Joke: Scott Reeder at 356 Mission.” Hyperallergic. 31 January.

Busta, Caroline. “Scott Reeder.” Artforum. January: pp. 213–214.