BIOGRAPHY

Enoc Perez, the son of a Puerto Rican art critic, is an influential mid-career painter. He received art degrees from Pratt Institute and Hunter College in New York City, where he continues to live and work. Perez’s artworks are included in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum, the British Museum, Corcoran Art Gallery in Washington DC, the Hammer Museum, Yale University Art Gallery, and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Miami, among others. Perez and his work have been featured in ‘The Huffington Post,’

 

BORN:

1967, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Lives and Works in New York, NY

EDUCATION:

1992 M.F.A., Fine Art, Hunter College, New York, NY

1990 B.F.A., Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Corcoran Art Gallery, Washington D.C.
British Museum, London, United Kingdom
Hammer Museum, University of California, Los Angeles, CA Museum of Contemporary Art, Suan Juan, Puerto Rico Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL

Chazen Museum of Art, University of Wiconsin, Madison, WI
New York Public Library, New York, NY
Vera List Center, New School, New York, NY
Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI Picker Art Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY

Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
RISD Museum of Art, Providence, RI
Art, Design and Architecture Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA Queens Museum, Queens, NY
University Museum of Contemporary Art, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

William College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA
The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY

INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS:

2017
Dallas Contemporary, Dallas, TX

2015
Koenig & Clinton, New York. "Digs"
Peter Blum Gallery, New York. "One World Trade Center"
The Philip Johnson Glass House. New Canaan, Connecticut, "Lipstick" Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris. "Recent Paintings"
Danziger Gallery, New York. "Cut-Outs"

2014
Harper's Books, East Hampton, NY. "Summer Jobs" Thomas Ammann Fine Arts AG, Zurich. "New Work" Le Royal Monceau, Paris. "Paintings"

2013
Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris. "Paris Mon Amour" Acquavella Galleries, New York. "The Good Days"

2012
Corcoran Art Gallery, Washington D.C.. "Utopia"

2011
Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Bruxelles. "Works on paper" Faggionato Fine Arts, London. "Nudes"

2010
Acquavella Galleries, New York.
Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin. "Monochromes"

2009
Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York

2008
Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin. "Tender" Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia, Italy. Faggionato Fine Arts, London. "Suite 720"

2007
Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami Lever House Lobby Gallery, NY
Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris "Faraway"

2006
Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, NY, "New York"
Faggionato, New York, "Works on Paper"
Mario Diacono at ARS LIBRI, Boston, MA, "The United Nations, New York"

2005
Faggionato, London, "Deluxe"

2004
The Happy Lion, Los Angeles, CA, "Caribe Club" Sammlung Sander, Berlin, Germany "The Party" Elizabeth Dee, New York, NY "Works on Paper"

2003
Elizabeth Dee, New York, NY "Monuments"

2002
Kunstverein Heilbronn, Germany, "Holiday" Elisabeth Dee Gallery, New York, NY, "New Work" Dee / Glasoe, New York, NY "Enoc Perez"

2001
Galerie Michael Janssen, Cologne, "The Secret"

1999
Bronwyn Keenan Gallery, New York, NY, "Winter" Turner & Runyon, Dallas, Texas, "Daydreaming"

1993
White Columns, New York, NY Galeria Uno, Caracas, Venezuela

TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS:

2016
Chimento Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA. "Enoc Perez & Carlos Rolón/Dzine" Roberto Paradise, San Juan, PR. "Casitas"

1998
Bronwyn Keenan Gallery, New York, NY (two-person with Jeremy Blake: Silver Hill), "A Year Without Love"

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2015
Planthouse Gallery, New York, NY. "Exquisite Corpse" BYU Museum of Art, Provo, Utah. "No Place Like Home" Pavillon de I'Arsenal, Paris. "Dimensions Variables" Edward Tyler Nahem Fine, New York. "Metropolis"

2013
MICA, Chicago. "City Self"
AD&A Museum, California. "POP: Politics of Place"

2012
Collezione Maramotti, Italy. "Painting as a Radical Form"
Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Bruxelles, "In Between"
Museum of Contemporary Art ,Chicago. "Skyscraper: Art and Architecture Against Gravity" Spring Fever, Tony Shafrazi Gallery. New York
International Print Center NY, New Prints 2012 - selected by Shazia Sikander
Caribbean : Crossroads of the world, Studio Museum in Harlem, Queens Museum of Art, and El Museo del Barrio
Joan Prats Art Grafic, Barcelona. "Jorge Pardo / Enoc Perez"

2011
Espacio 1414, Berezdivin Collection. San Juan. "Painting...Expanded"

2010
Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Bruxelles, "Portraits" Gagosian, Los Angeles, "Meet Me Inside" Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Bruxelles, "Best of"

2009
Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia, Italy, "Transitions: Painting at the (Other) End of Art" Faggionato Fine Arts, London, "Works on Paper"

2008
Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT, "Painting the Glass House"

2007
Triennale Bovisa, Milan, "Timer 01/Intimacy"
Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY. "NeoIntegrity"
Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin, Germany "Blood Meridian" Faggionato Fine Arts, London, "Small Format"

2006
Perry Rubenstein, New York, NY

2005
Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York, NY, Group Show (with Alex Bag, Rowena Dring, Virhil Marti, Carl Ostendarp, Enoc Perez)
Galerie Michael Janssen, Cologne, "10 Years! Galerie Michael Janssen"
Perugi Arte Contempoanea, Padova, Italy, "Ciao Manhatten"

2004
UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA, "The Undiscovered Country"
Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT; Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, San Juan, "None of the Above: Contemporary Work by Puerto Rican Artists"
Galerie Tanit, Munich, Germany, "Looking at Painting 2"

2003
Kunstverein, OldenBurg, Germany "hands up, baby, hands up" Feigen Contemporary, New York, NY, "Environs"
The Happy Lion, Los Angeles, CA, "Preview 2003"

2002-3
Centre Pompidou, Paris; Kunsthalle Wien; Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, "'Dear Painter, paint me...' Painting the Figure since late Picabia"

2001
Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, San Juan, "Art in Puerto Rico through the Ages" Exit Art, New York, NY, "Boomerang: Collector's Choice"

2000
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas, "Two by Two for AIDS and Art" (To benefit the American Foundation for AIDS Research)
Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, British Columbia, "1900-2000: Paintings from a Misshapen Century"
White Columns, New York, NY, Annual Benefit Exhibition

1999
Museum of Contemporary Art, Lake Worth, Florida, "At Century's End"
Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, Washington, "Fresh Flowers: Floral Imagery in Contemporary Art"
El Museo del Barrio, New York, NY, "The S-Files: The Selected Files"

1998
Turner & Runyon, Dallas, Texas, "Encyclopedia 1999" Thread Waxing Space, New York, NY, "Message to Pretty" Gavin Brown's Enterprise, New York, NY, "Home & Away"

1997
Bronwyn Keenan Gallery, New York, NY, "Road Show '97"

1996
The Art Exchange Show, New York, NY, "The Most Important Thing in the World: Oasis vs. Blur &

Artists Who Rock"
Cuenca, Ecuador, V Bienal Internacional de Pintura

1995
White Columns, New York, NY, Annual Benefit Exhibition

1994
Havana, Cuba, Quinta Bienal de la Habana

1993
White Columns, New York, NY, "Update 1993"
Sala Alternativa Galeria de Arte, Caracas; Venezuela Invitational Show Luigi Marrozzini Gallery, San Juan, Puerto Rico, "Pequenos Formatos"

PUBLICATIONS

Huffington Post- December 2016 Wallpaper- November 2015
NY Observer- September 2015 Quest Mag- October 2015 Timeout NY- October 2015 Artinfo UK- June 2015

T magazine- May 2015
W magazine- December 2014
Paddle 8 First Eight- February 2015
The East Hampton Star- August 2014 Vogue.com- September 2014
Style.com- September 2014
Architectural Digest- November 2013 ArtSpace.com- August 2013
Bloomberg- february 2013
ArtObserved- January 2013
Art in America- January 2013
Purple FR- January 2013
Dwell- January 2013
ARTnews- March 2012
ART in Print- January - February 2012
Modern Painters- Summer 2010
Zing Magazine- May 2010
Time Out New York- September 2009
Artnews- December 2008
Interview Magazine- December 2008 ArtCritical.com- December 2006 & october 2009 Vanity Fair- March 2006