David Hendren

Hendren’s work has been shown in solo shows at Five Car Garage, Anat Ebgi, Kim Light| Light Box, Public Fiction, and Meliksetian|Briggs in Los Angeles, and in group shows at Piaza, Paris, Duve and Takt gallery in Berlin, and was included in Portugal Arte 10 in Lisbon. He’s performed his sound work at Five Car Garage and Meliksetian|Briggs and regularly performs with the Society for the Activation of Social Space Through Art and Sound (SASSAS) in their free music sound shops. His work is held in the permanent collections of the North Carolina Museum of Art, the Cranbrook Art Museum, the Stuart and Maxine Frankel Foundation for Art and the private collection of Jerry and Tishman Speyer. He’s been awarded a Pollock-Krasner Grant, the Toby Devan Lewis Fellowship, a Ruth and Harold Chenven Grant, and most recently a Lincoln City Fellowship. Hendren received his BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2001 and his MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art in 2008. Born and raised in Arkansas, Hendren now lives in Los Angeles.

Selected works

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Education:
MFA, Cranbrook Academy of Art, 2006-2008
UCLA Extension, 2005
BFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 1999-2001
Forman University, 1997-1999
Solo Shows:
2014    -Echo’s Drift part 1. Five Car Garage. Los Angeles California
-Echo’s Drift part 2. Meliksetian|Briggs. Los Angeles California

2013    -Loose Fabric.  Five Car Garage. Los Angeles California

2012    -In The Shade. Anat Ebgi. Los Angeles California

2011    -when. Public Fiction. Los Angeles California

2010    -Untitled. Emma Gray HQ. Los Angeles California

2009    -NADA Art Fair with Kim Light/Lightbox. Miami, Florida
-Yours, Automatic. Kim Light/Light Box. Los Angeles California

 

Selected Group Shows:
2016    -Siren. 5 Car Garage. Los Angeles California

2015    -Bloody Red Sun of Fantastic LA. Curated by Rene-Julien Praz. Piasa. Paris, France

2014    -Boundary Battle. Curated by Mary VanWassenhove. RedLine Gallery, Denver Colorado

2013    -Painting in Place. Curated by Shamim Momin. Farmers and Merchants Building.
Los Angeles California

2010     -Portugal Arte 10. Curated by Stefen Simchovitz. Lisbon, Portugal
-Construction Zone. Western Projects, Los Angeles California

2009    – Coming in From the Cold. Curated by Nicola Vassell. Duve. Berlin, Germany
– Blue, Blue. Kim Light/Light Box. Los Angeles California
– Modern Static. Furman University Art Gallery. Greenville South Carolina

2008   – Alma Matter. Kinkead Contemporary. Los Angeles California
– Takt Residency Show. Takt Gallery. Berlin Germany

Performances:

2014    -Three Pieces. Meliksetian|Briggs. Los Angeles California
2013    -Broadcast. Five Car Garage. Los Angeles California

Awards:

Lincoln City Fellowship                                                                      2014
Ruth and Harold Chenven Foundation Grant                               2011
Pollock-Krasner Grant                                                                        2010
Toby Devon Lewis Fellowship                                                           2008
Cranbrook Art Museum Purchase Award                                       2008
Merit Scholarship, Cranbrook Academy of Art                              2007-2008
Incentive Scholarship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago    1999-2001

Residencies:
Yaddo, 2016. Vermont Studio Center, 2012. Takt Residency, Berlin Germany 2008

Collections:

North Carolina Museum of Art
Jerry and Tishman Speyer
Blake Byrne
The Maxine and Stuart Frankel Foundation for Art
The Cranbrook Art Museum

Biography:
Hendren’s work has been shown in solo shows at Five Car Garage, Anat Ebgi, Kim Light|Light Box, Public Fiction, and Meliksetian|Briggs in Los Angeles, and in group shows at Piaza, Paris, Duve and Takt gallery in Berlin, and was included in Portugal Arte 10 in Lisbon. He’s performed his sound work at Five Car Garage and Meliksetian|Briggs and regularly performs with the Society for the Activation of Social Space Through Art and Sound (SASSAS) in their free music sound shops. His work is held in the permanent collections of the North Carolina Museum of Art, the Cranbrook Art Museum, the Stuart and Maxine Frankel Foundation for Art and the private collection of Jerry and Tishman Speyer. He’s been awarded a Pollock-Krasner Grant, the Toby Devan Lewis Fellowship, a Ruth and Harold Chenven Grant, and most recently a Lincoln City Fellowship. Hendren received his BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2001 and his MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art in 2008. Born and raised in Arkansas, Hendren now lives in Los Angeles.