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Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY and Little Compton, RI

Education

1996     BA Brown University

1999     MFA Rhode Island School of Design

Honors & Awards

2010     Artist-in-Residence, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

2009     The Edward Albee Foundation, Montauk, NY

2007     Artist residency, Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY

2006     Joan Mitchell Foundation career opportunity grant

2000     Fellow, Fine Arts work Center, Provincetown, MA

1999     The Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA Grant

1999     Award of Excellence (RISD)

Solo Exhibitions

2009     Primal Scene, Cress Gallery of Art, University of Tennessee Chattanooga, TN

2008     Heavy Chalk, Mixed Greens, New York, NY

2007     Canned Heat, Drury Gallery, Marlboro College, VT

2007     Sudelbücher (The Wastebooks), Markus Winter Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2006     Rob Nadeau - New Work, Mixed Greens, New York, NY

2002     Rob Nadeau, LFL/Zach Feuer Gallery, New York, NY

2000     New Paintings, The Hudson Walker Gallery, Provincetown, MA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2013

Selections from the Permanent Collection: Abstraction, Ewing Gallery of Art, Knoxville, Tennessee

DNA: Strands of Abstraction, Loretta Howard Gallery, New York, NY

Collective Show Mexico City, Neter, Mexico City, Mexico; curated by HKJB

Paper, Mirror, Torn, Brian Morris Gallery, New York, NY

2012

Dia:Macon, 643 Macon, Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, NY; curated by Todd Von Ammon

Upside Downturn, Laroche/Joncas, Montreal, Canada; curated by HKJB

Paper Band, Jason McCoy Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Stephanie Buhmann

Permanent Collection, Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Edward del Rosario

The Final Frontier, The Atlantic Conference, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Matt Jones

WAVERS, curated by EJ Hauser and Rob Nadeau, Sunset Park, Brooklyn, NY

2011

AIR Biennial, The Ewing Gallery, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

Repurposed, the Welch School Galleries of Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

Snowclones, Art Blog Art Blog, New York, NY

Control Alt Delete, HKJB.org, Brooklyn, NY

Wall Works, The Painting Center, New York, NY, Curated by Stephen Maine

70 Years of Abstract Painting -- Excerpts, Jason McCoy Gallery, New York, NY

Paper A-Z , Sue Scott Gallery, New York, NY

2010

Video Screening: The Pilot Light, Knoxville, TN. Curated by John Pearson

Informal Relations, Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art (IMOCA), Indianapolis, IN. Curated by Scott Grow

2009

Brooklyn Painters, Rebecca Randall Bryan Art Gallery, Coastal Carolina University, SC

Tenth Anniversary Show, Mixed Greens Gallery, New York, NY

2007

Pulse Art Fair, Mixed Greens Gallery, New York, NY

Art Chicago, Mixed Greens Gallery, New York, NY

2006

Sci-Fi Lullabies, The Fireplace Project, East Hampton, NY

Summer Group Show, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY

2005

Form Follows Dysfunction , The Mosaic Building, Miami, FL; curated by Michael Steinberg

I Woke Up in a Strange Place, Moti Hasson Gallery, New York, NY

Helter Skelter, Capsule, New York, NY

Unrehearsed Acts, Artspace, New Haven, CT

Scope Hamptons, Mixed Greens, Southhampton, NY

Summer Group Show, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY

Joan Mitchell Foundation Recipients, CUE Foundation, New York, NY; curated by Gregory Amenoff

2004

RISD Fine Arts Biennial NYC 2004, Claire Oliver Fine Art, New York, NY; curated by Shamim M. Momin

Spec(k)tacular, The Hudson Walker Gallery, Provincetown, MA

Band of Abstraction, Van Brunt Gallery, New York, NY; curated by Joe Fyfe

2003

First Touch, Artspace, New Haven, CT

Superheroes, Ruby Greene Contemporary, Nashville, TN; curated by Joseph Whitt

Five Degrees, Whitecouch, Brooklyn, NY

2002

Flat File, untitled(space), New Haven, CT

DNA@DNA: Genetic Imprints, Provincetown, MA

2001

Kunst Project, Hamburger Bauverein, Hamburg, Germany

Subjective Color, untitled(space), New Haven, CT

Flat File, untitled(space), New Haven, CT

Curatorial Projects

2012     Wavers, Sunset Park, Brooklyn; curated by EJ Hauser and Rob Nadeau

2011     Snowclones, Art-Blog-Art-Blog, New York, NY; curated by Benjamin King and Rob Nadeau

2008     Accident Blackspot, Markus Winter Gallery, Berlin, Germany; curated by Jim Lee and Rob Nadeau

2008     Accident Blackspot, Freight and Volume Gallery, New York, NY; curated by Jim Lee and Rob Nadeau

2005     Glimpse, Mixed Greens, New York, NY; curated by Rob Nadeau

Bibliography

2012

Contarino, Viince. "Rob Nadeau / Studio Visit." http://cargocollective.com/progress-report/Rob-Nadeau-Studio-Visit, September 27, 2012

Samelson, Henry. "Rob Nadeau." www.buddyofwork.com, February 25, 2012

Calandra, Maria. "Rob Nadeau." www.pencilinthestudio.blogspot.com, January 28, 2012

Jovanovic, Rozalia & Andrew Russeth. "Gallerist's Week In Pictures, WAVERS in Sunset Park." NY Observer, April 4, 2012

2011

Lynch, Casey. "Repurposed Exposes a Sustainable Love Affair with Trash." Burnaway, October 26, 2011

Butler, Sharon. “ABSTRACT PAINTING: The New Casualists.” The Brooklyn Rail, June 2011

Corwin, William. "Will Corwin's New York Top Ten" Saatchi Online MagazineMay 16, 2011

Butler, Sharon. "Talking Walls at the Painting Center." Two Coats of PaintMay 17, 2011

Buhmann, Stephanie. "Look Ahead - Galleries in April." The Villager, Vol. 80, No. 44, March 31 - April 6, 2011

2010

Keates, Nancy. "Edward Albee's Private Stage." The Wall Street Journal, March 12, 2010, p. W7

2009

New American Paintings, Northeast Edition, February, 2009

Crumb, Michael. "The Freedom of Abstraction." Chattanooga Pulse, March 5, 2009

Nichols, Ann. "Primal Scene." Chattanooga Times Free Press, February 1, 2009, E6

2008

Chu, Ingrid. "Accident Blackspot." Time Out New York, Issue 673, Aug 20-26, 2008

Burket, Brent. "Artist Profile: Rob Nadeau." Gotham Digest, May 18, 2008

"Rob Nadeau." papermag online, April 17, 2008

Burket, Brent. "When the Levee Breaks." heartasarena.com, April 18, 2008

2007

Schwartz, Wylie. "Small Size, Big Ideas." The Ithaca Times, August 29, 2007

Wilcox, David. "A Layer Above the Rest." The Citizen, September 2, 2007

"Making Time for Art." Vanity Fair, September, 2007, p. 137

"Abstracciones en vinil." El Nuevo Dia, June 9, 2007, p. 6 - 7

West, Paige. The Art of Buying Art: Demystifying the Process of Finding, Appreciating, and Buying Contemporary Art on Any Budget, Harper Collins, New York, 2007

2006

Buhmann, Stephanie. "Rob Nadeau: New Work." The Brooklyn Rail, April, 2006, p. 21

McKeough, Tim. "Salad Days." CITY Magazine, November, 2006, pp. 40-41

2005

Will, Jess. "Show Pieces." House and Garden, October, 2005, p.196-197

Rohrlich, Marianne. "Tread on Me" The New York Times, July 7, 2005 p. f7

2002

Moore, Claire. "Review: Rob Nadeau at LFL." NY Arts, May 2002

Johnson, Ken. "Art Guide: Rob Nadeau." The New York Times, p. e38, March 15, 2002

2001

Birke, Judy. "Color My World." New Haven Register, March 4, 2001

Hoffman, Frank. "Objective and Subjective Color." New Haven Advocate, February 15, 2001

1999

Bill Van Siclen. "ART SCENE." The Providence Journal, May 27, 1999

Lectures & Appearances

2012

Visiting Artist, Cooper Union, New York, NY

2011

Visiting Artist, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

Guest Lecturer, Brown University, Providence, RI

2010

Artist-in-Residence, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

Visiting Artist, Parsons, New York, NY

2009

University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, TN

Visiting Artist, Parsons, New York, NY

2008

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI (panel)

School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

2007

Marlboro College, Marlboro, VT