Vincent Szarek

b. 1973 in Westerly, Rhode Island
Lives and works in Los Angeles, California


EDUCATION
1995           BFA Rhode Island School of Design

SOLO and TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2016  The Hollow Earth Theory, Galerie Lange + Pult, Zurich, Switzerland

                               Coca Cola Cowboy, Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria

2015   Like A Rock, Gavlak, Los Angeles, CA

2014   Old and New, Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria
           Vincent Szarek, Galerie Clemens Gunzer, Zurich, Switzerland

2013   CNP, Los Angeles, California

2012   Divine Felony, V1 Copenhagen, Denmark
          Olivier Mosset, Vincent Szarek , Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria
2011   Hi-Fi Chassis, Leo Koenig, Inc. Projekte, New York City
          The Essential Collection, Zurich, Switzerland

2009   Gold, Oil, Corn, Mehdi Chouakri, Berlin, Germany
          Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria

2007   Mehdi Chouakri, Berlin, Germany

2006   Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria
           Mehdi Chouakri, Berlin, Germany
           Almine Rech, Paris, France
           Mario Diacono at Ars Libri, Boston, Massachusetts

2005   Vincent Szarek / Michael Zahn, ZKMax, Munich, Germany

2004   Sandra Gering Gallery, New York City
           Old Glory,  Fusebox, Washington, D.C.

2003   PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York City
           Almine Rech Gallery, Paris, France

2002   Sandra Gering Gallery, New York City
           Kink,  Fusebox, Washington, D.C.

2001   Sandra Gering Gallery, New York City

2000   Vincent Szarek / Michael Zahn, CAIS Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1999   Vincent Szarek / Sebastiaan Bremer, Gallery: untitled, Dallas, Texas

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016    Tech-né-Color, Sandra Gering Inc., New York, NY

2015    10 Year Anniversary, Gavlak, Los Angeles, CA and Palm Beach, FL

2014    Inaugural Exhibition, Gavlak, Los Angeles, CA

2013   Beer, curated by Drew Heitzler, Green Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
          White House, curated by Vincent Szarek, Galerie Clemens Gunzer, Zurich, Switzerland
          Painting in Place, curated by Shamim M. Momin, LAND, Los Angeles, California

2012   Pop Up,  Galerie de Multiples, Paris, France
           Tonight We Won't Be Bored, V1, Copenhagen, Denmark
           Hell Raisers, Lange + Pult, Zurich, Switzerland
           Doppelgangster Arena 1, curated by Allen Tombello, Los Angeles, California
           Hell Raisers 2, Galerie Les Filles du Calvaire, Paris, France
           Death Can Dance, TOWNHOUSE, Zurich, Switzerland
           Take Off Your Silver Spurs And Help Me Pass The Time, Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria
           Art & Stars & Cars, curated by Renate Wiehager, Mercedes-Benz Museum, Stuttgart, Germany

2011   Hirschfaktor, ZKM Karlsruhe, Germany
           Make Skateboards, organized by Scott Ogden and Jonathan Lavoie, I-20 Gallery, New York City
           Opera Seria, Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria
           Olivier Mosset, Jeffrey Schad, and Vincent Szarek, Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, California
           The Artist as Collector: Olivier Mosset, MoCA Tucson, Arizona

2010   Geometria en el siglo XX en la Daimler Art Collection, curated by Renate Wiehager, Malba
           Fundacion Costantini, Buenos Aires, Argentina
           Endless Bummer,  curated by Drew Heitzler, Blum and Poe, Los Angeles, California
           The Brucennial,  curated by Vito Schnabel and The Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York City
           Cars: Warhol, Fleury, Longo, Szarek,  The Albertina Museum, Vienna, Austria
           Both Sides of the Pulaski,  curated by Andrea Salerno, New York City

2009   Olivier Mosset: Portrait de L'artiste en Motocycliste, Magasin Centre National d'Art Contemporain, Grenoble, France

2008   Is It Tomorrow Yet?, Singapore Art Museum
           The Boys Are Back In Town, curated by Wes Lang, V1, Copenhagen, Denmark
           MAXImin - Fundación Juan March, Madrid, Spain
           Rot Red Rouge, Residenzgalerie, Salzburg, Austria

2007   Half Square, Half Crazy, Villa Arson, Nice, France
           Back to Nature, Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria
           Cosmic Dreams, Centre Cultural Andratx, Mallorca, Spain
           A Moitie Carre a Moite fou, La Villa Arson, Nice, France
           Antes y después del minimalismo Museu d´Art Espanyol Contemporani, Palma de Mallorca

2006   The Gold Standard, PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York City
           An Ongoing Low-Grade Mystery, Organized by Robert Nickas at Paula Cooper, New York City
           Outside Europe Stadtgalerie Kiel, Kiel, Germany
           Minimalism and After V, DiamlerChrysler Collection, Berlin, Germany

2005   Di Sculptura, Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria
           Roundhouse, Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria
           Extreme Abstraction, Albright Knox Museum, Buffalo, New York
           General Dynamics, Synagogue de Delme, Delme, France
           Die Gute Form, Mehdi Chouakri Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2004   Minimalism and After III, DiamlerChrysler Collection, Berlin, Germany
           Genesis Sculpture, Domaine Pommery, France
           Art History of Surf Culture, Milk Studios, New York
           Grotto 2, Jessica Murray Projects, New York City
           Sculptures, Almine Rech Gallery, Paris, France
           On A Wave, Jessica Murray Projects, New York

2003   Greetings From New York, Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria
           SKULPTURE 03, Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria
           #21, Champion Fine Art, New York City
           Perpetual Bliss, Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France

2002   Guide to Trust No. 2, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, traveling after, curated by Jimmy Dams
           Chromophilia, Fusebox, Washington, D.C.
           The Young and the Hung, Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria
           Optical Optimism, Galerie Simonne Stern, New Orleans, Louisiana

2001   Geometry and Gesture, Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria
           Fresh, Altoids Curiously Strong Collection, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City
           Perfect 10: Ten Years in Soho, Sandra Gering Gallery, New York City
2000    Open The Pod Bay Doors Hal, Feature Gallery, New York City

1999    Antiworld, curated by Marcos Rosales, Gallery: untitled, Dallas, Texas

SELECTED PRESS

2015           Matthew Stromberg, “Snap Review: Vincent Szarek Like A Rock,
                   Contemporary Art Review Los Angeles, September
2013           Shana Nys Dambrot, “Vincent Szarek: Everything the Artist Touches Turns to
                   Glitter,” Flaunt Magazine, February 21, 2013