Curriculum Vitae:

EDUCATION
The School of Visual Arts, M.F.A. Photography, New York, NY 2000
Lewis and Clark College, B.A. International Affairs, Portland, OR 1997

PUBLIC INSTALLATIONS / SPECIAL PROJECTS
Hayabusa Rentry, Art San Diego Fair, San Diego, CA 2013
Launch Failure, Moving Image Fair, New York, NY 2013
The Bonfire Project, Scope Miami Sculpture Atrium, Miami, FL 2012
Remote Nation adjacent to the High Line Park, New York, NY 2011

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
Unexplored Territory, The Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 2014
Elements, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA 2013
Primary Forces, Art in Buildings Program, Time Equities Building, New York, NY 2013
Skyward, The Boiler, Brookyn, NY 2013
The Bonfire Project, La Esquina Brooklyn, 2012
Skyward, The Marty Walker Gallery, 2012
Suspension (with Reynold Reynolds) Young Project Gallery, Los Angeles 2012
Take Refuge, Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 2012
At Light’s Edge, Massimo Audiello, New York, NY 2008
Night Shift, Massimo Audiello Gallery, New York, NY 2007
Bateaux Mouches, Ambrosino Gallery, Miami, FL 2005
Untitled, The Swiss Institute (Entryway), New York, NY 2003
Night for Night, White Columns Gallery, New York, NY 2002
Night for Night, Momenta Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 2002

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
Never Hit Send, 365 Mission, Los Angeles, CA 2013
Journey Forth, Santa Cruz Museum of Art, Santa Cruz, CA 2013
Designed to Win, Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University, Grand Rapids, MI, 2013
The Medium’s Session, Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, TN 2013
Videorover VI, NUTUREart, Brooklyn, NY 2013
Journey Forth, Gallery Wendi Norris, San Francisco, CA 2013
Still Action, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA 2013
Septentrion: Exploring the Arctic Circle, Union Art Gallery, The University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 2013
Searchin’: Los Angeles and the Quest for the Sublime, Angel’s Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA 2013
Myths and Realities, curated by Kathy Ryan and Scott Thode, Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY 2012
Systems Beyond Certainty, Beers Lambert Contemporary, London, U.K. 2011
SHFT NY, New York, NY 2010
A House Is Not a Home, Caren Golden Fine Art, New York, NY 2007
The Grass Is Greener on the Other Side.... So What? Leo Fortuna Gallery, Hudson, NY, 2007
Location, Location, Location, Gallery 10G, New York, NY 2006
Think Twice, TH Inside, Milan, Italy 2006
Looking at Los Angeles, ArcLight / Stephen Cohen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 2005
Love, Narcissism, and Other Diseases, Massimo Audiello Gallery, New York, NY 2005
Uneasy Places, Dean Jensen Gallery, Milwaukee, WI 2004
Art and Commerce Festival, Brooklyn, NY 2004
Heads, Studio Aiello, Denver, CO, 2003
Trois Points, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France 2003
Tar Beach, Site Gallery, Sheffield, U.K. 2003
Artists’ Choice, Eyebeam Gallery, New York, NY 2003
Homework, Wallspace Gallery, New York, NY 2002
De-Core-Instanz, Angel Orensanz Center for the Arts, New York, NY 2001
Peek, Helmsley Spear Galleries, New York, NY 1999

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
21c Museum, Louisville, KY, 2013
AT+T, Houston, TX 2012
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY 2009
Schwartz Art Collection, Harvard Business School, Cambridge, MA 2008

RESIDENCIES
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts Residency Program, 2013
The Arctic Circle Expeditionary Residency Program, 2011
Grand Canyon National Park AIR Program 2010
Caldera Artist in Residence Program 2010
Herhusid Artist Residency, Siglufjordur, Iceland 2008
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Workspace Artist in Residence, New York, NY 2006-2007
Cite Internationale des Arts Residency, Paris, France 2003

SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY
Federico, Cherie, "Finding New Perspectives" Aesthetica, Issue 55 October / November, 2013
Stephens, Craig. "You Ought To Be in Pictures: Moving Images at Paul Young Projects" Fabrik, Issue 21, 2013
Hall, Emily, “Art Review, Kevin Cooley at The Boiler” ARTFORUM, April 2013
Martinez, Alanna, "Launch Failure at The Moving Image Video Art Fair", Blouin Artinfo, March, 3rd, 2013
Bisceglio, Paul, "The Uneasy Conflict Between Artificial and Natural Light", Smithsonian, March, 2013
Allen, Cindy, "100 Big Ideas", Interior Design, March, 2013
Halle, Howard, “Ten Installations You Should See” Timeout New York, January 23rd, 2013
“Night for Night” Aesthetica Magazine, Febraury 2013
Nys Dambrot, Shana, “Art Review: Kevin Cooley”, Art Ltd, March 2012
Ollman, Leah, “Art Review: ‘Suspension’ Reynold Reynolds, Kevin Cooley” March 1st, 2012
“Skyward” The Sunday Times of London, February 2nd, 2012
Bush, Bill, “Take Refuge” The Huffington Post, January 3rd, 2012
Sun, Feifei “Take Refuge: Humanity’s Struggle With Nature” Time Lightbox, January 9th, 2012
Gopnik, Blake, “TVs On, Nobody’s Home,” Newsweek’s The Daily Beast, October 4, 2011
Catton, Pia, “TV With Parental Guidance Required,” The Wall Street Journal, September 3, 2011
Wattercutter, Angela, “Remote Nation Turns High Line Walkers Into Voyeurs,” Wired, August 30, 2011
“Kevin Cooley’s Night Light,” Design Arts Daily, August 17, 2011
“Bolts from the Blue,” The Sunday Times Of London, May 8, 2011
“New York: A Photographers’ City,” Rizzoli Press, 2011
“At Light’s Edge,” Bright Magazine (The Netherlands), March, 2009
Aletti, Vince “Goings on About Town,” The New Yorker, September 29, 2008
“Readings,” Harper’s Magazine, December 2008
“On Top of the World,” Culture & Travel, February/March, 2007
“Visioni Molto Cool(ey),” Marie Claire Italia, February, 2007
“Looking at Los Angeles,” Metropolis Books, 2005
“The Ecstasy and The Agony,” LA Weekly, June 3-9, 2005
“An Illustrative Light,” LA Times, June 13, 2005
“Drama, Romance, Loneliness,” New York Art World, February, 2005

AWARDS AND GRANTS
Center for Cultural Innovation, ARC Grant, 2013
Foundation for Contemporary Art, Emergency Grant, 2013
3D Juried Award, Art Prize, 2013
Smack Mellon Hot Pick, 2012
Experimental Television Center Grant, 2011
Aaron Siskind Fellowship Grant, 2004
Rema Hort Mann Grant, 2003
David Ruttenberg Purchase Award, 2000
Paula Rhodes Memorial Award, 2000
Aaron Siskind Memorial Scholarship, 1999