Summer Wheat

1977, Oklahoma City, OK
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

EDUCATION

2005 M.F.A. Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

2000 B.A. University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017
Earth Tones, Braverman Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
Full Circle curated by Nina Bozicnik, Henry Museum of Art, Seattle, WA
Noble Metal, Savannah College of Art and Design, Trois Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2016
Pry the Lid Off, Oklahoma Contemporary Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, OK
NADA NY, solo booth project, presented by Fridman Gallery

2015
Walk-In Pantry, Fridman Gallery, NY, NY

2014
NADA NY, solo booth project, represented by Samson Gallery
Everything Under the Sun, Pocket Utopia, NY, NY

2013
Few and Far Between, Cress Gallery of Art, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, TN

2012
Hi - Lo, Samsøn, Boston, MA
It Was The Best of Times, Valentine, Ridgewood, NY
Purple Buff, TPP, Puerto Rico

2011
VoltaNY art fair with Samsøn, NYC, NY

2007
Succulent, 2 Car Garage Gallery, Savannah, GA

2005
No Dumping, Pei Ling Chan Gallery, Savannah, GA
Office Work, Orleans Hall, Savannah, GA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017
Dasha Shiskin/Summer Wheat, Dallas Art Fair, Fridman Gallery, Dallas, TX
Hard curated by Samuel Toabe, University Hall Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA
Character Study, Gutstein Gallery, Savannah, GA

2016
Art Bo Art Fair, Y Gallery, Bogota, Colombia
Crossroads Art Fair, Y Gallery, London, UK
Untitled Art Fair, DeChiara Projects, NY, NY
We Run Things, Y Gallery, NY, NY

2015
Common Thread, Mixed Greens, NY, NY

2014
More Material, curated by Duro Olowu, Salon 94, NY, NY
Pouring it on, Hester Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

2013
Collectors Exhibition, ICA Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
Mira Dancy, Jessica Williams and Summer Wheat, Thierry Goldberg gallery, NY, NY
PAINT THINGS: beyond the stretcher, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA
Paradox Maintenance Technicians: A comprehensive technical manual to contemporary
Painting from Los Angeles and Beyond, curated by Max Presneill and Jason Ramos, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
Calamity and Ruin, Project 722, Brooklyn, NY
A Group Show, curated by Camilo Alvarez, Samson Projects, Boston, MA
Upsodown, curated by AJ Liberto and Kate True, New Art Center, Newton, MA

2012
Go Face Yourself, Nancy Lincoln Gallery, Beaver Country Day School, Chestnut Hill, MA
Committee’s Choice: Beyond Boundaries, St. Butolph, Boston, MA
Color Go Lightly, curated by Laurie De Chiara, Gallery Valentine, Hamptons, NY
Boston Contemporary, Four Eleven Studio, Provincetown, MA
Bushwick Basel, presented by Valentine, Starr Space, Brooklyn, NY
Twisted Sisters, curated by Kristen Dodge with Janet Phelps, DODGEgallery, NY, NY
zonaMACO with Samsøn, Mexico City, D.F., Mexico
Pretty Ugly, curated by Nina Gara Bozicnik, Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA
The Calendar’s Tales, curated by Lynne Cooney, 808 Gallery, Boston University, Boston, MA
What Only Paint Can do, curated by Karen Wilkin, Triangle Arts Association, Brooklyn, NY

2011
I am who I am. The Portrait Reconsidered, Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston, MA
Romantic Agony, Horton Gallery, NY, NY

2010
Momenta Gallery Art Benefit, White Columns, NY
Under the Radar, Front Street Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
The Real LR, curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud, Ligne Roset, New York, NY
Triangle Arts Open Studio, Triangle Arts Association, Brooklyn, NY

2009
About Face, Ed Thorpe Gallery, New York, NY
Summer Guest House, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA
A Dry Run, Charlie Horse Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Art Lot, Installation by John Bjerklie and Matthew Blackwell, contributing artist, Brooklyn, NY

2008
Exhibition Preview, curated by Amanda Parmer, Postspace, Brooklyn, NY

2007
CAS Fine Art Group, Reynolds Street Gallery, Savannah, GA
Telfair Art Ball, Telfair Museum of Art, Savannah, GA
Art Papers Annual Auction, Mason Murer Fine Arts, Atlanta, GA

2006
Armstrong Atlantic State University Faculty Exhibition, AASU Main Gallery, Savannah, GA
2 Car Garage Group Exhibition, 2 Car Garage Gallery, Savannah, GA
New Material, 2 Car Garage Exhibition, Savannah, GA
CAS Fine Art Group, Reynolds Street Gallery, Savannah, GA
Armstrong Atlantic State University Faculty Exhibition, Main Gallery, Savannah, GA

2004
Small Works, Red Gallery, Savannah, GA
Contes Fantastiques, Gallery Fpriem, Lacoste, France
Vernissage, Lacoste School of the Arts, Lacoste, France
Site Specific Collaborative with Dr. Friedhelm Mennekes, Lacoste, France

2003
Boys and Squares, Turner and Associates Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Emerging Artists of Oklahoma, Omniplex Museum, Oklahoma City, OK

2002
Mixed Media Explorations, IAO Individual Artists of Oklahoma Gallery, Oklahoma City, OK
Mixed Media Exhibit, Norick Art Center, Oklahoma City, OK

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES

2010
Triangle Arts Association International Residency Program, awarded one year term studio residency stipend, Brooklyn, NY

2009
BRIC Arts Media Brooklyn, Contemporary Art Center, awarded Artist of the Month September 2009, curated by Elizabeth Ferrer

2004
Graduate Residency Lacoste School of the Arts, Lacoste School of the Arts, Lacoste, France

WRITING

Passing Through, contributing writer for Art 21 magazine, July/August issue, July 2015.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Goldrich, John, “The Painted Pantry of Vermeers Milkmaid” Hyperallergic, 20, April 2015.
Smith, Roberta, “Clash of the Items, at a Gallery Near You” New York Times, 24 July 2014.
Knudsen, Steven. “Deferall of a Vanguard” Art Pulse Magazine,NO 19, Vol 5, pgs 50-54. May 2014.
Indrisek, Scott. “NADA offers Relief from Frieze’s Market Madness” Blouin Art Info, 5 May, 2014.
Vartanian, Hrag. “NADA NY Does it better than Ever” Hyperallergic, 10 May, 2014.
Johnson, Ken. “Pluralism, with Bug Zappers and Doll People: A critics guide to the Best of the Lower East Side,” The New York Times, 3 April, 2014.
Gleisner, Jacquelyn. “Summer Wheat and her flight away from ‘Cowboy Space Gangsters’” art:21 blog, 8 April, 2013.
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COLLECTIONS
Dallas Museum of Art