Samuel Jablon

1986
Born in Binghamton, NY
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

Education:

2013
MFA Visual Art, Brooklyn College (CUNY), Brooklyn, NY
School of Visual, Media and
Performing Arts

2009
BA Interdisciplinary Studies/Writing and Literature, Naropa University, Boulder, CO
Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied
Poetics

Solo exhibitions:

2017
Ideal Glass, New York, NY, OUTDEOMNSOUT (wall painting)

2016
Diane Rosenstein, Los Angeles, CA, Over Heard

Freight + Volume, New York, NY, Life is Fine (with catalogue) 
Arts + Leisure, New York, NY, Life is Fine (with catalogue) 

2015
Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York, NY, Storefront TV Season 2 Episode 4: O Me! O Life!

2014
Freight + Volume, New York, NY, WORD:PLAY (with catalogue)

Selected group exhibitions:

2017
Mindy Solomon Gallery, Miami, FL (curated by Ezra Johnson)
This Friday Next Friday, Brooklyn, NY, Tough
Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Vatic Utterance
Paula Estey Gallery, Newburyport, MA (curated by David Turchin)
The LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY, The Tyranny of Common Sense Has Reached Its Final Stage (curated by Tomas Vu-Daniel and Rirkrit Tiravanija) 
BOMB Magazine, New York, NY, 36th Spring Gala

2016
David and Schweitzer Contemporary, Brooklyn, NY, Making the Future
Schema Projects, Brooklyn, NY (traveled to Givatayim City Gallery Tel Aviv, Israel & Trebisonda Centro per l'Arte Contemporanea Perugia, Italy) Tower of Babel
The 8th Floor, New York, NY, When Artists Speak Truth
WhiteBox, New York, NY, #MAKEAMERICAGREATAGAIN (curated by Raul Zamudio, Juan Puntes and Blanca de la Torre)

2015
Art In Odd Places, New York, NY, Recall (curated by Sara Reisman and Kendal Henry) 
New MuseumArt In Odd Places, New York, NY, Idea City
BOMB Magazine, New York, NY, 34th Spring Gala
Lodge Gallery, New York, NY, Recalled
Arts + Leisure, New York, NY, Your Bad Self (with catalogue) 
Spring Break Art Show, New York, NY, Material Transaction (curated by Alejandro Jassan)

2014
Queens Museum, Queens, NY, ETERNiDAY
Art In Odd Places, New York, NY, Free
The Kitchen, New York, NY, Benefit Art Auction
Children's Museum of Art, New York, NY, Drawn to Language  
Show Room Gowanus, Brooklyn, NY, Le Show des Amis
Life On Mars, Brooklyn, NY, Back to the Future Part 1 (with catalogue) 
Life on Mars, Brooklyn, NY, Summer Invitational
PULSE Project, PULSE NY, New York, NY, Poet Sculpture

2013
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, Transform The World! Poetry Must Be Made By All! (curated by Kenneth Goldsmith)
Rhombus Space, Brooklyn, NY, Poetry Slam (crurated by Katerina Lanfranco)
Hunter College, Thomas Hunter Project Space, New York, NY, Fracture and Fragmentation
DUMBO Arts Festival, Brooklyn, NY, Poet Sculpture
Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, NY, do it (outside) 
HOWL Festival, Tompkins Square Park, New York, NY, Soap Box Poets
New Museum, Trust Art, New York, NY, Idea City

2012
WhiteBox, New York, NY, Within Zero, White Box Salutes John Cage
Bowery Poetry Club, Elizabeth Murray Art Wall, New York, NY, Cluster Bomb

2011
Al Bayrouni K30, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, Brief Histories 
Flux Factory, Queens, NY, Habitable Spaces
Bowery Poetry Club, Elizabeth Murray Art Wall, New York, NY, Popular Language
                 
Selected Bibliography:

2017
Graves, Cassidy Dawn. "Art Openings", Bedford + Bowery, May 22
Farley, Michael Anthony. "This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Reading is Fundamental", ARTFCITY, May 8
Cascone, Sarah. "Editors’ Picks: 10 Things to See in New York This Week", Artnet, April 10
Farley, Michael Anthony. " This Week's Must-See Art Events: Looming Disasters, Anxiety, Protest", ARTFCITY, April 4

2016
Truax, Stephen. "Samuel Jablon Interview," CRUSHfanzine, September 16
Golden, Dan, "Interview Samuel Jablon," Curator, September, 13
Mylott Manning, Laura. "Interview with Artist Samuel Jablon," Artefuse, September 11
Schiff, Karen."Peace Beyond Words: ‘Tower of Babel’ at Schema Projects," Hyperallergic, May 14
Grunthaner, Jeff. "Paintings that Set Letters and Language Free," Hyperallergic, May 11
Cascone, Sarah. "Editors’ Picks: 8 Art Events to See in New York This Week," Artnet News, May 9
Editors. "Samuel Jablon Life is Fine' at Freight + Volume," ARTnews, May 9
Winstead, Ed, "Samuel Jablon," Interview Magazine, pp.30. April Issue
Kalm, James, "Painters Threesome: Samuel Jablon, Michael Berryhill and Ellen E Rand," James Kalm Rough Cut, April 28
Laster, Paul, "11 Things to Do in New York's Art World Before April 11," ObserverApril 7
Griffin, Rashawn,"An Interview with Samuel Jablon," Whitehot Magazine, April 12
Henry, Adam, "Between seeing and reading, Two Coats of Paint, April 2
Mooney, Tyrrell,"Samuel Jablon Studio Visit," MTV RE:DEFINE, January 25
Freeby, Peter, "Samuel Jablon in Conversation with Peter Freeby," The Coastal Post, January 13

2015
Morgan, Tiernan, “ArtRx NYC,” Hyperallergic, June 16

Morgan, Heather, “Studio visit with Samuel Jablon,” Cheap and Plastique, May 18
Holman, Bob, “Samuel Jablon & Stefan Bondell,” Interview, The Brooklyn Rail, pp. 78-79, April Issue

2014
Morse, Trent. “Samuel Jablon at Freight + Volume, Review,” ARTnews, p. 117, December Issue
Frederick, Jeff. “Samuel Jablon, Review,” Art In America, pp. 179-180, November Issue

Buhmann, Stephanie. "Drawn To Language," The Villager, September 25
Grunthaner, Jeff. “Words and Meanings: An interview with Samuel Jablon,” Whitehot MagazineSeptember 13
Plagens, Peter.”Artist Mixes Texts, Images in Exhibition Titled 'Word:Play',”
The Wall Street Journal, pp. A19. August  30
Jassan, Alejandro.”WORD:PLAY with Samuel Jablon,” The Wild Magazine, August 25 
Rae, Haniya. “The Sculptural Wordplay of Samuel Jablon Gives Readers Pause For Thought,” Artsy Editorial, August 22
Nunn, Lulu. "BECKETT; GOING; DO IT; NOWHERE BUS; BASTARDS; UGLY; THINGS, BY SAMUEL JABLON," HOAX, August 15
Hyde, James. “Samuel Jablon,” Artists on Artists, BOMB Magazine, pp. 125-127, Issue 127 / Spring

2013
Sutton, Benjamin. "NYC Artists Respond to Typhoon Haiyan with Benefit Auction," Blouin Art Info, December 9
Indrisek, Scott. "Ryan Schneider, Kristen Schiele, and Other New York Artists Support Typhoon Haiyan Relief," BlackBook Magazine, December 11
Goldsmith, Kenneth. "2013 Poet Laureate Wrap-Up," Inside/Out (a MoMA/PS1 blog), July 9
Worman, Kelly. "Samuel Jablon," Studio Spoken, May 29
Moseley, Sophia. "Samuel Jablon," Soap Box Press, December 12

2011
Gray, Katy. "Out & About, BOMB ALERT: ROMP," BOMBlog 

Essays:

2016
Lipsyte, Sam. "Word Probs and Brain Tasers (for Ages 11 to Super Duper Old)," catalogue text for Life is Fine
von Ammon, Todd. "The Long Code and The Key," catalogue text for Life is Fine
Cloud, Mike. "Interview with Samuel Jablon," catalogue text for Life is Fine

2014
Ostrow, Saul. "Samuel Jablon: Reflections, Words and Paintings,” catalogue text for Word:Play
Rand, Archie. “Samuel Jablon's Paintings,” catalogue text for Word:Play

Selected artist talks, panels, discussions, & presentations:

2017
Tyler School of Art / Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, Visiting Artist Lecture

2016
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, Visiting Artist Lecture

2015
Tyler School of Art / Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, Visiting Artist Lecture

2014
Whitney Biennial, Critical Practices, LaTableRonde, Roundtable: On Curating and Authorship, New York, NY
Parsons, New School, New York, NY. Visiting Artist Lecture
AICAD/ New York Studio Residency Program, Brooklyn, NY, Visiting Artist Lecture

2013
Hunter College, New York, NY, Visiting Artist Lecture
Eyebeam, New York, NY, What Do We Do Now? - Presentation

Residencies:

2015
Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY

2014
DNA Residency, Provincetown, RI

2013
Ox-Bow, SAIC, Saugatuck, MI

2012
The Banff Centre, Banff, Canada
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

2010
Contemporary Artists Center at Woodside, Troy, NY

 

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