David Opdyke



1992       BFA in Painting and Sculpture: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati OH


Selected solo exhibitions

2016       Truthful Hyperbole: Magnan Metz Gallery, NYC

2014       The Future Ain't What It Used to Be: Magnan Metz Gallery, NYC

2012       Accumulated Afterthoughts: Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery, NYC

2011       Bit Assemblage: Ronald Feldman Fine Arts booth at ADAA Art Show, NYC

2009       Land of Plenty:  Wright Museum of Art, Beloit WI

2008       Manifest Destination:  Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, NYC

                Plan C:  University at Albany Art Museum, Albany NY

2007       Dredge:  Roebling Hall, NYC

2006       Drawings:  BravinLee Programs, NYC

                Fabrications:  Roebling Hall, NYC

2004       2004 Aldrich Emerging Artist Award Exhibition,The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

                American Paradigms:  Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

2003       Loose Ends:  Roebling Hall, Brooklyn


Selected group exhibitions

2016       Temporary Allegiance: The Knockdown Center, Maspeth, NY

2015       Wrath: Nature Strikes Back: Wave Hill Cultural Center, Bronx NY

                Havana Biennal:  Large-scale outdoor installation, Havana, Cuba

                Not Really: Castle Gallery at the College of New Rochelle, NY

2013       Norwood & Underline Present: Underline Gallery, NYC

2012       Otherworldly: Musée des Beaux-Arts Eugène Leroy, Tourcoing, France

                #BWGSummer: Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery       

2011       MärklinWorld:  Kunsthal KAdE, Amersfoort, the Netherlands

                By the Sea: Cristin Tierney, NYC

                Otherworldly: Museum of Arts and Design, NYC

2010       Drill Baby Drill: Gowanus Edge Curatorial Exchange, Brooklyn NY

                Project Birch Forest: White Box, NYC

                Nature of the Beast: HP Garcia Gallery, NYC

                Resurrectine: Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, NYC

2009       Under Control: Krannert Art Museum, Urbana-Champaign IL

                Signs of the Apocalypse and Rapture: Hyde Park Arts Center, Chicago IL

                Black&WhiteWorks: Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, NYC

                Themes and Variations: On the Use of Repetition in 21st Century Art: 548 W 28, NYC

                2,191 Days and Counting:  Powerhouse Arena, Brooklyn NY

                Your Documents Please:  Galeria Z, Bratislava, Slovakia

2008       Drawing Review: 37 Years of Works on Paper:  Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, NYC

                Art From Anxious Times:  The Art Students League of New York

                Who Gets What: a political show:  David Weinberg Gallery, Chicago IL

                Artists and War:  North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks ND

                HereThereEverywhere:  Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago IL

                New Prints 2008/Winter:  International Print Center of New York, NYC

2007       Climate of Concern (with Tara Donovan, Maya Lin and Margaret Wertheim): 

                        David Weinberg Gallery, part of the Chicago Humanities Festival

                Digiscape: Unexplored Terrain:  Pace Digital Gallery, NYC

                Models as Muse:  Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover MA

                Mr. President: University at Albany Art Museum, Albany NY

2006       National Image:  Sherman Gallery at Boston University, Boston MA

                Global:  Westport Art Center, Westport CT

                I Love the 'Burbs: Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah NY

2005       Greater New York 2005:  P.S.1, Long Island City, NY

                Other America:  Exit Art, NYC

                Dating Data:  Josee Bienvenu Gallery, NYC

2004       Closed Universes – Williamsburg, New York: Pavilion 19, Zagreb Fair, Croatia

                FACE-OFF:  Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, NYC

                Crude Oil Paintings:  White Columns, NYC

                The Voting Booth Project:  Parsons School of Design, NYC

                Open House: Brooklyn Art Today:  Brooklyn Museum of Art

                Comic Release:  Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena CA


Awards, Residencies, Commissions, Lectures

2015       MacDowell Colony Residency, Peterborough, NH

2013       Tokamak Residency, Helsinki, Finland

2011       Yaddo Artist Residency, Saratoga Springs NY

                Collectors' Edition, Dieu Donne Papermill, NYC

2010       Percent for Art Commission: PS163K public school, Brooklyn

                Special Editions Residency, Lower East Side Printshop, NYC

                Commissioned permanent installation at Niskayuna High School, Niskayuna NY

2009       Marie Walsh Sharpe Studio Program, NYC

                Yaddo Artist Residency

                Special Editions Residency, Lower East Side Printshop

                Ginsberg Family Artist in Residence Award, Beloit College WI

2008       Visiting Artist: University of Cincinnati, OH

                Lecture: University at Albany Art Museum, Albany NY

2007       Lower East Side Printshop Benefit Mystery Print

                Lecture: New York Studio Program

                Visiting Artist:  Teacher Institute for Contemporary Art, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2005       NYFA Fellowship (Sculpture)

                NYFA Award Finalist

2004       Aldrich Emerging Artist Award

                Farpath Grant and Artist Residency in Dijon, France



2015       The New York Times, “At the College of New Rochelle, a Show Meant to Provoke Double Takes,”

                        Feb 21: Susan Hodara


The Paris Review Daily, Studio Visit, Dec 17: Yevgeniya Traps


                The New York Times, "A Peephole Perspective on Tiny Worlds," June 12, p AR20: Carol Kino

                Otherworldly: Optical Delusions and Small Realities: exhibition catalog

                Editions 11,  The Lower East Side Printshop catalog: Nancy Princenthal

The New York Times, "The Uncluttered Look Has Its Day," Mar 4, p C24: Ken Johnson

2009       Land of Plenty: exhibition catalog, essay by Kim Levin

2008       Signs of the Apocalypse and Rapture: Front40 Press, Chicago IL

                Sleek Magazine, Autumn 2008, “Minimal Art: Why Miniatures Rule the World,”  p 54

                The Brooklyn Rail, October 2008, “In Conversation: David Opdyke and Phong Bui,” p 27-9

                The Future Must Be Sweet: Lower East Side Printshop Celebrates 40 Years: p 82-3

                Editions 08, p. 34-5: Lower East Side Printshop catalog

                Daily Constitutional, Summer 2008: folio project, pp 15, 21, 31, 45, 57, 61

                Art in America, March 2008, “After the Fair(s),” p 78-85: Roni Feinstein

2007       Art+Auction, Annual Investment Issue, “Playing the Numbers,” p 30: chart by Nigel Holmes

                Revista Piauí, “Portfolio: Monumentos em miniatura,” May, p 42-6: portfolio with essay by

                        Lawrence Weschler

                The Nation, “Fevered Imagination,” May 7, p 36-40: Lawrence Weschler (photo)

                Virginia Quarterly Review, “David Opdyke: Miniature Monuments,” Winter issue, portfolio with

                        essay by Lawrence Weschler

2006       Vanity Fair, December, “The Art Universe,” p. 340-1: Nigel Holmes

                Flaunt Magazine, October (photo)

                Art+Auction, Annual Investment Issue, “Customs of the Countries: United States,” p. 16: Judd Tully

2005       Greater New York 2005 (exhibition catalog), P.S.1 and MoMA, NYC

                The New York Times, "Youth and the Market: Love at First Sight," Mar 18, p E37: M. Kimmelman

                Crude Oil Paintings (exhibition catalog)

                The New York Times, “Small Scale, Big Issues,” Jan. 2: Benjamin Genocchio

2004       Artreview International, “Debut,” November, p. 142: Stephen Vincent    

                Open House: Working in Brooklyn (exhibition catalog), Brooklyn Museum

                The Washington Post, “Oil’s Coils and Mad Doilies,” March 6, p. C1: Blake Gopnik (photos)

                Sculpture, March-April (photo), “American Paradigms: David Opdyke and Lane Twitchell,” p. 10

                Newsday, “Paper Airplanes Depict Gulf Conflict,” February 26: Carl Hartman (AP)

                Interior Design, “NewsDesk,” January, ed: Sheila Kim (photo)

2003       American Dream (exhibition catalog), Distributed Art Publishers, NYC

                The New York Times, “Critical Consumption,” March 7, p. E45: Holland Cotter

                The New York Times, “Overt Operation,” January 10, p. E45: Ken Johnson

2002       Art in America, October, p. 165 (photo): Calvin Reed



Vintage Postcards for the Apocalypse
At the College of New Rochelle, a Show Meant to Provoke Double Takes
Februrary 21, 2015
Art & Space
Studio Visit: David Opdyke
The Uncluttered Look Has Its Day By Ken Johnson
W Magazine
Signs of the Apocalypse/Rapture
Review: Signs of the Apocalypse/Rapture/Hyde Park Art Center
Art Review; Small Scale, Big Issues
Debut: David Opdyke
'Overt Operation' and 'Critical Consumption'
David Opdyke at Roebling Hall
David Opdyke: Small World