JASON MIDDLEBROOK

1966 Born in Jackson, Michigan
Lives and works in Hudson, NY

EDUCATION
2010 Iaspis Residency, Stockholm Sweden
1995 Whitney Independent Study Program, New York, NY
1994 San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, Master of Fine Arts
1990 University of California at Santa Cruz, B.A. in Fine Arts

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016

Jason Middlebrook, Gallery 16, San Francisco, CA
2014
My Landscape, Mass Moca, North Adams, MA
Submerged, Scad Museum of the Arts, Savannah, GA
2013
Pattern Follows the Rules, Eli and Edythe Broad Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
2011
A Break from Content, DODGE gallery, New York, NY
2010
More Art About Buildings and Food, Art House, Austin, Texas
LESS, Monique Meloche, Chicago, Illinois
The Big Draw, Wave Hill and The Drawing Center, "The County Drawing Fair"
With the Grain, Charlotte Lund Galleri, Stockholm, Sweden
2009
Live With Less, University Art Museum, Albany, New York, NY
2008
Vein, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY
2007
One Man's Trash is Another Man's Treasure, Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami, FL.
Untitled (Let San Salvador inspire the way), Organized by Museo de Arte de El Salvador, San Salvador, El Salvador
Traveling Seeds, Commissioned by RxArt, Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York, NY
Jason Middlebrook: Disturbed Sites, Lisa Dent Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2006
Live Building: The Recycling and Demolition of the Wurm's Building, Organized by Ciara Ennis, California Museum of Photography, UCR/ARTS block, Riverside, CA
It’s All So Black and White, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY
Galleria Paolo Bonzano Artecontemporanea, Rome, Italy
The Night Time is the Right Time, Galleri Charlotte Lund, Stockholm, Sweden
2005
Alchemical Primordiality, Curated by Gianluca Marziani Galleria Pack, Milan (catalogue)
The Provider, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY
Past, Present, Future, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2004
The Beginning of the End, Aldrich Contemporary Museum of Art, Ridgefield, CT
Outdoor sculpture project, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
2003
APL #1, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY
APL #2, Els Hannape Underground, Athens, Greece
Empire of Dirt, Curated by Lorenzo Fusi, Palazzo Delle Papesse, 
Nylon Gallery, London, England
Centro Arte Contemporanea, Siena, Italy (catalogue)
2002
(De) – Composition, Art Statements, Art Basel Miami Beach
2001
Dig (2001 – 2003), New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
Museum Storage, Curated by Ciara Ennis, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
Visible Entropy, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY
Wellcome Trust Commission, Euston Road Hoarding Project, Wellcome Trust, London, England
210 Gallery Installation, Wellcome Trust, London, England
California is Still Falling Into the Ocean, Room 02, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY
2000
Jason + Kate, Presented by Sara Meltzer Gallery, Meat Market Art Fair, New York, NY
1999
Subdivision, Steffany Martz Gallery, New York, NY
"Grand Entrance at the Commons", Public Art Fund of New York City, Metro Tech, Brooklyn, NY
I Feel Like Making Love (Sempervirens), Three Day Weekend, Los Angeles, CA
Service Entrance, Steffany Martz Gallery, New York, NY
1996
Real Estate, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1995
Identity Props, Arena, Brooklyn, NY

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2014

Painting: A Love Story, The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
2012
"Alexander Calder and Contemporary Art: Form, Balance, Joy", Nasher Museum of Art, DukeUniversity, Durham, NC
2011
"Rain Dance", Triangle Arts, Brooklyn, NY
"Shift and Flow", Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, NY
"Beyond the Horizon", Deutsche Bank, New York, NY
"Alexander Calder and Contemporary Art: Form, Balance, Joy", Orange Country Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
"SHAKEDOWN", DODGEgallery, New York, NY
"Feedback", Porter College Gallery, UCSC, Santa Cruz, CA
"Marie Celeste", artSPACE, New Haven, CT
"Alexander Calder and Contemporary Art: Form, Balance, Joy", Nasher Sculpture Center Dallas, TX
2010
"Ellen Harvey and Jason Middlebrook: The Natural Order of Things", DODGE Gallery, New York, NY
"Beam Board, Breath: An Investigation of Trees", Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Ketchum, ID
"No Show", Spencer Brownstone Gallery, New York, NY
"Connectivity Lost", Zilkha Gallery, Wesleyan University Center for the Arts, Middleton, CT. Curated by Ginger Gregg Duggan and Judith Hoos Fox
"Alexander Calder and Contemporary Art: Form, Balance, Joy", MCA Chicago. Curated by Lynne Warren. Travelled to Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, TX.
"Think Pink", Sarah Gavlak Gallery, West Palm Beach, FLA. Curated by Beth Rudin De Woody
2009
"Almost Utopia", curated by Ciara Ennis, 18th Stret Art Center, Santa Monica, CA
"Lives of The Hudson", Tang Museum at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
2008
"Something for Nothing", Curated by Dan Cameron, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA
"Trees", Curated by Amy Lipton, Art OMI, Columbia County, NY
"Logan Collection", Curated by Mary-Kay Lombino, Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
"Repositioning the Landscape", Curated by Jennifer McGregor, Westport Arts Center, Westport, CT
2007
"Collector's Choice III. Audacity in Art: Selected Works from Central Florida Collections", Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL
"Sheldon Survey, An Invitational", Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
"Material Pursuits", Robert Hull Fleming Museum, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
"A Serious Paradise", Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"What is your hobby?" The Fireplace Project, East Hampton, NY
"Craft in Contemporary Art", Curated by Evelyn C. Hankins, Robert Hull Fleming Museum at the University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont
"Merit Badge 2", Rockland County Art Center, Rockland, NY
"Flow", Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
"Green Dreams", Curated by Anne Kersten and Christine Heidemann, Kunstverein Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany
"Winter Invitational", Curated by Wennie Huang, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY
"Petroliana (Oil Patriotism)", Curated by Elena Sorokina, Second Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia (catalogue)
2006
"New York, Interrupted", Curated by Dan Cameron, pkm gallery, Beijing, China (catalogue) 
"Twice Drawn", Curated by Ian Berry, The Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
"Prevailing Climate", Curated by Rachel Gugelberger and Jeffrey Walkowiak, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY
"Table Top", Josee Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY
"Manhattan Transfer", Curated by John Weber, ZONE: Chelsea Center for the Arts, New York, NY
"Memory, Architecture and Place", Forest Hills Cemetery, Boston, MA
"Nature is Knocking", Jersey Art Center, Newark, NJ
QED Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"Inside/Outside: TreeLines", Curated by Amy Lipton, Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, PA
"Among the Trees", Curated by Kimberly Marrero, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, 
Summit, NJ (catalogue)
"Welcome Home", Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY
"A Pictorial Point", Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY
2005
"Apocalypse Soon", Curated by Kristin Calabrese, QED, Los Angeles, CA
"The Obligation to Endure: Art and Ecology Since ‘Silent Spring,’" Curated by Nick Debs, New York Academy of Sciences, New York, NY
"Five Projects", Wave Hill, Bronx, NY
"Merit Badge", Organized by Jason Middlebrook, Hudson, NY
"Exhibition of Visual Art 2005", Curated by Dan Cameron, Limerick, Ireland
2004
"Art on Paper 2004", curated by Ron Platt, Weatherspoon Art Museum, 
University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC
"Print Publishers Spotlight", Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA
"Crude Oil Paintings", Curated by Elena Sorokina, White Columns, New York, NY (catalogue)
"Cleanliness", Curated by Adam Frank, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York
"Possessed", Western Bridge, Seattle, WA
"Painting", Galleri Charlotte Lund, Stockholm, Sweden
"Manhattan Transfer", Curated by John Weber, Weber Fine Art, Chatman, NY
2003
"The Outlaws Series 2003", Curated by Lisa Kirk, New York, NY (matchbook project)
"Paradise/Paradox", Curated by Susan M. Canning, Castle Gallery, College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY
"Sidelong Glance", Curated by Omar Lopez Chahoud, Im N iL Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
"Rendered", Sara Meltzer Gallery, NY
"Nature Boy", Curated by Doug Wada, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, NY
"Yard: An exhibition about the private landscape that surrounds suburban domestic architecture," Curated by Robyn Donohue and Alyson Baker, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY
"CHOCKERFUCKINGBLOCKED", Jeffrey Charles Gallery, London, UK
"On Paper: Masterworks from the Addison Collection," Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA
"UnNaturally", Curated by Mary Kay Lombino, Contemporary Art Museum, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; H & R Block Artspace at the Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, KS; Fisher Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA; Copia: The American Center for Wine, Foods and the Arts Napa, CA; Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL (catalogue)
2002
"Hash Brown Potatoes", Curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud, Smack Mellon Studio, Brooklyn, NY
"Majority Rules: Part One", Curated by Letha Wilson and Tara McDowell, 
Free Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland
"Building Anxiety", Ten and One Gallery, New York, NY
"What Exit?", Paul Robeson Gallery, Rutgers University, NJ
"Sitelines", Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA
2001
"Baker’s Dozen", Julie Baker Fine Art, Grass Valley, CA
"The Altoids Collection", New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY
"Peaks", Kagan Martos, New York, NY
"Wine, Women, and Wheels", Curated by Paul Ha, White Columns, New York, NY
2000
"La Ville / Le Jardin / La Memoire", Curated by Hans Ulrich Orbist, Academie de France a Rome, Villa Medici, Rome, Italy
"Substance", Organized by Robert Heckees, Neo-Images, New York, NY
"Pastoral Pop!", Curated by Debra Singer, Whitney Museum of American Art @ Philip Morris, New York, NY
"Float", Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue)
"Never, Never Land", Curated by Omar Lopez Chahoud, Florida Atlantic University Gallery, Boca Raton, FL; Tampa Museum of Contemporary Art, Spring 2001; 
Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts, Camden, NJ
"Almost", Curated by Regine Basha, Living Room Project, Los Angeles, CA
San Francisco Art Institute 2000 Art Auction, Walter McBean Galleries, San Francisco, CA
"Ramapo College Faculty Exhibition", Berrie Center Gallery, Ramapo College, Mahwah, New Jersey
1999
"Odd Gloss", Curated by Gordon Haines, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
"A Room with a View", Curated by Mike Weiss, Sixth @ Prince Fine Art, New York, NY
"Life in Space: Phase 1: The Double-Barreled Linear Accelerator Model", 
Presented by Four Walls and CCAC, CCAC Montgomery Campus, San Francisco, CA
"The Road Show", DFN Gallery, New York, NY
"Office", Curated by Regine Basha, Staff Gallery, New York, NY
"Gallery Artists", Steffany Martz Gallery, New York, NY
"Friends and Neighbors", Curated by John Tevis, Three Day Weekend, Los Angeles, CA
1998
"Day in May Project", Curators: Regine Basha, Christoph Gerozissis & Anton Vidokle, Cold Spring, NY
SoHo Downtown Arts Festival, New York, NY
"Gender Consumption Assumption of Gender", Stony Brook University Art Gallery, Stony Brook, NY
1997
"Video Series", Curated by Laurie Brown, Knitting Factory, New York, NY
Gramercy International Art Fair, Gramercy Hotel, New York, NY
"Chelsea", Steffany Martz Gallery, New York, NY
"Art Exchange Project", Represented by Steffany Martz, Steffany Martz Gallery, New York, NY
1996
"The Future Last Forever", Steffany Martz Gallery, New York, NY
"Halloween Show", Gallery Index, Stockholm, Sweden
"Art Exchange Project", Arena, New York, NY
"Who Do You Think You Are?", Curated by William Stover, Center for Curatorial Studies Museum at Bard College, Annadale, NY
1995
"Whitney Independent Study Program Studio Show", Whitney Museum Downtown Branch, New York, NY
"Freaks", Hosted by Javier Tellez, 300 W. 43rd Street, New York, NY
"The Joy of Painting", Curators: Alix Lambert & Ami Arnault, Here, New York, NY
"Stockholm Smart Show", Adlercreutz-Bjorkholmen Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
1994
"Tiny Shoes", Curator by D-L Alvarez, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA
"6x9", Sponsored by Zyzzyza Magazine, Victoria Room, San Francisco, CA
"Juror Art Exhibition", California State Fair, Sacramento, CA
"Site Lines", James Irvine Foundation, San Francisco, CA
"Master of Fine Arts Exhibition", San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
"Southern Exposure", San Francisco, CA
1993
"Object", Curated by Armado Rasco, Intersection for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
"Drawing First (Third Annual Exhibition)", Curated by Ann Phiblin
Group Exhibition, San Jose Institute Of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
"Lemme See Him Huck", Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
"Spring Group Show", Walter Mcbean Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"Inheritance / Art in the Family", San Jose Art League Gallery, San Jose, CA
"Visions of the American Dream", San Francisco State University, Union Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"Ninth Annual National Juror Exhibition", Curated by Bill Berkson, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA

AWARDS/GRANTS
2010
Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant

RESIDENCIES
2012
The Workshop, San Francisco, CA
2009-2010
Iaspis Residency, Stockholm Sweden

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Altoids Collection, New York, NY
Arthouse, Austin, TX
British Airways Art Collection, Waterside, United Kingdom
Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
Harn Museum, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Marte Museum, San Salvador, El Salvador
Microsoft Corporate Art Collection, Redmond, WA
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
NASA Art Program, Washington, D.C.
New Museum, New York, NY
Pacific Bell, San Francisco, CA
Progressive Art Collection, Mayfield, OH
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY