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PURDY EATON

Born 1973 in Indiana
Lives and works in New York

EDUCATION
2008 MFA, Hunter College, New York, NY
2000 MPH, Yale University, New Haven, CT
1995 BS, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
1994 Academic Study Program, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, UK

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017
Houseplants Make You Smarter, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, NY

2016
Everything is Fine, Art Museum of Greater Lafayette, Lafayette, IN

2014
Nothing behind me, everything ahead of me, Fleckenstein Video Gallery, Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, MI
American Habitat, Heike Moras Art, London, UK

2013
Everything is Fine, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, NY

2011
The Golden Hour, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, NY

2005
Statistically Safe, Michael Price Contemporary, Boston, MA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS AND SCREENINGS
2015
Cutout/Decoupage, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, NY

2014
Filtered: What does love look like?, Friesen Gallery, Sun Valley, ID

2013
Forty Years, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, NY

2012
Peekskill Project V, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art (HVCCA), Peekskill, NY
By, Of, About, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, NY

2011
Bedevilment In Paradise, Proteus Gowanus, Brooklyn, NY

2010
Click, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, NY

2009
Greenhouse: NRDC, The IMC Lab + Gallery, New York, NY
Pro-Piece Symposium, The Richmond Shepard Theater, New York, NY

2008
Hunter College MFA Thesis Exhibition, Hunter College Times Square Gallery, New York, NY
Avatar Atavistic, Vaudeville Park, Brooklyn, NY
Science and Art, Institute for Sustainable Cities: CUNY, Governors Island, New York, NY

2007
Art and Medicine, SERMO Screening, Chicago, IL

2006
Mad Cow: Absurdity and Anxiety in Contemporary Culture, Nurture Art, Brooklyn, NY
Art Students’ Exhibition in New York, ISE Cultural Foundation, New York, NY
Brooklyn Museum Ball, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Sweet Art NY, Creative Time, New York, New York
RxArt Ball, RxArt, New York, NY

2005
Biren Faber National Color Exhibition, Stamford Art Association, Stamford, CT, Juror: Henriette Huldish, Assistant Curator at the Whitney Museum
Beasty Feast, Arlington Center for the Arts, Arlington, MA
Pierogi Flat Files, Brooklyn, NY
Postcards From the Edge, Robert Miller Gallery, New York, NY
Hope Auction, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York, NY

2004
New Art, MPG Contemporary, Boston, MA, Juror: Susan Stoops, Curator of Contemporary Art, Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA
Small Works, 80WSE, NYU Steinhardt, New York, NY, Juror: Molly Barnes, Molly Barnes Gallery, LA, CA

2003
New Art, MPG Contemporary, Boston, MA, Juror: Theodore S. Stebbins, Consultative Curator of American Art, Harvard University Fogg Museum, Cambridge, MA

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Hodara, Susan. “Hudson-Inspired Art, Popping Up All Over”, New York Times 19 Oct. 2012: 1 Print

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
21C Museum, Louisville, Kentucky
Art Museum of Greater Lafayette, Lafayette, IN

AWARDS AND GRANTS
2008 Green People’s Choice Award, CUNY, New York, NY
2004 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT