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Leigh Ledare

Leigh Ledare

Biography

Born 1976, Seattle, Washington.
Lives and works in New York City

Columbia University, MFA 2008
Rhode Island School of Design, BFA 2000

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2008

You Are Nothing To Me. You Are Like Air. Rivington Arms, New York

Pretend You’re Actually Alive, Andrew Roth Gallery, New York

GROUP EXHIBITONS

2008

Book Dummies, International Center of Photography, New York

Freeway Balconies, curated by Collier Schorr, Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin

Columbia University MFA Thesis Show, New York

EPTSOLP, Small a Projects, Portland, OR

Blindspot Benefit Auction, David Zwirner Gallery, New York

Closer Now, Rivington Arms, New York

2007

Leigh Ledare Ari Marcopoulos and JH Engstrom. Cohan and Leslie, New York

The Dating Show, ISA Foundation, New York

CRG Open Video Series, New York

Artists’ Books: Transgression/Excess. Space Other, Boston

Frieze Art Fair, Rivington Arms. London

Ego, Jail Gallery. Los Angeles

Stalemate, Curator, Leroy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University. New York

Upcoming Exhibitions

2009

Re-Gift, curated by John Miller, Swiss Institute, NY, January

2008

Open Secret, International Center of Photography, NY, October

Grants & Residencies

2008

Feldman travel grant, Columbia University

2007-2008

Fellowship Co-curator of the Visiting Artist Lecture Series, Columbia University

Fischer-Landau Fellow

2005

Bakery artist in residence, Portland, Maine

2003

Dactyl Foundation for the Arts Working Grant

2000

Harry Koregian Memorial Scholarship

PROFESSORSHIPS

2008

Assistant Professor, Columbia University, New York City

2009

California Institute for the Arts (Calarts), Valencia, CA (Visiting Dept. Faculty, Spring)

Press

2008

Review of Book Dummies at ICP, The New Yorker, November

Review of You are nothing to me, You are like air by Time Out New York, October

"Leigh Ledare: You Are Nothing To Me. You Are Like Air" by Thomas Micchelli, Brooklyn Rail, October

"Leigh Ledare: You Are Nothing To Me. You Are Like Air" by Emma Pearse, Art Review, Spetember

Review by Elisabeth Kley, Artnet, September

"Leigh Ledare," review by Roth, ArtForum, September

Review of You are nothing to me, You are like air by Time Out New York, September

S Magazine Feature Interview, September

"Artist Profile", Rodeo Magazine, October

"Portfolio of Personal Commissions", The Journal Magazine, September

"Pretend You're Actually Alive," review by One Way Street, April 22

"Leigh Ledare," review by Karen Rosenberg, The New York Times, June 6

"Pretend You're Actually Alive", review by The New Yorker, May

New York Magazine Critics Pick on Leigh Ledare's "Pretend You're Actually Alive"

"Leigh Ledare" by Andrea Longacre-White, ANP Quarterly, No.9

Best in Show featured review of show at Roth, Village Voice, May

"Life Lesson" by Aimee Walleston, Tokion Magazine, Spring

2007

Interview in ANP Quarterly #9, Winter Edition, edited by Ed Templeton and Aaron Rose

The New Yorker Magazine review of show at Cohan and Leslie, May

New York Times review of show at Cohan and Leslie by Bridget L. Goodbody, April 20

New York Magazine review of show at Cohan and Leslie

2006

Image of Larry Clark for Cover of ANP Quarterly #4

"Night Wolves, Moscow motorcycle gang", Tokion Magazine

2005

Strange Place, Noun Trilogy Art Anthology, Volume One, Ten page arrangement of Photographs made in Russia

2003

Artist profile, Dutch Magazine

Contact

Greene Naftali, New York
www.greenenaftaligallery.com