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just a bunch of niggas in space reedited (tell that nigga michael he better clean up his mess nigga got paint everywhere), 2014, automotive paint and acrylic on birch panel 70 x 60 x 2 in.
just a bunch of niggas in space reedited (tell that nigga michael he better clean up his mess nigga got paint everywhere), 2014, automotive paint and acrylic on birch panel 70 x 60 x 2 in.
contemporary african compositional arrangements (guuuur where you get all that wood from), 2016, wood panels, acrylic, oil stick, plastic baggies, painted paper, wall paper, balsa wood, found post cards, mini canvas, brass, aluminum 48 x 53 in.
contemporary african compositional arrangements (guuuur where you get all that wood from), 2016, wood panels, acrylic, oil stick, plastic baggies, painted paper, wall paper, balsa wood, found post cards, mini canvas, brass, aluminum 48 x 53 in.
 i’m fixin to go (brick baby party pattern), 2016, silkscreened cotton fabric stretched over panel, mounted ikea frame, found photo, painted paper, oil, acrylic, holographic vinyl, oil stick on panel, accompanied by a custom made for garment made of matching cotton fabric pattern 48 x 36 in.
i’m fixin to go (brick baby party pattern), 2016, silkscreened cotton fabric stretched over panel, mounted ikea frame, found photo, painted paper, oil, acrylic, holographic vinyl, oil stick on panel, accompanied by a custom made for garment made of matching cotton fabric pattern 48 x 36 in.
Look at All My Shit, 2013, acrylic and auto-body paint on aluminum 97 1⁄2 x 122 x 24 in.
Look at All My Shit, 2013, acrylic and auto-body paint on aluminum 97 1⁄2 x 122 x 24 in.
guuuurl you know my daddy jewish (thats my babies daddies collection), 2013, acryclic, cut and painted paper, and oil stick on panel, 48 x 72 in.
guuuurl you know my daddy jewish (thats my babies daddies collection), 2013, acryclic, cut and painted paper, and oil stick on panel, 48 x 72 in.
fly like an eagle, 2014, bronze casting
fly like an eagle, 2014, bronze casting
Devin Troy Strother x Rob Pruitt x Cory Arcangel x Walead Beshty x A Sad Face x 10 Michael Jordans, 2014
Devin Troy Strother x Rob Pruitt x Cory Arcangel x Walead Beshty x A Sad Face x 10 Michael Jordans, 2014
Oooooooh niggga this is soon much fun!!!, Oil, Pastel, Acrylic, Cut And Painted Paper, Found Paper On Canvas, 24 x 18 in.
Oooooooh niggga this is soon much fun!!!, Oil, Pastel, Acrylic, Cut And Painted Paper, Found Paper On Canvas, 24 x 18 in.
Ohhhh thats just my gurrrrls Raqueeda and Jamiqua
Ohhhh thats just my gurrrrls Raqueeda and Jamiqua
a black marcel duchamp in nigga with a wheel, 2014, mixed media on linen, 10 x 14 in.
a black marcel duchamp in nigga with a wheel, 2014, mixed media on linen, 10 x 14 in.

Born 1986, in West Covina, CA

 

The artist lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

 

Education

 

2009 —

BFA, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA

 

2010 —

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

 

 

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Solo Exhibitions

 

2017 –
Bag It Up and Sell It, Marlborough Contemporary, New York, NY
Water Cooler Talk: What the Fuck Do You Talk About in Foreign Lands?, Ruttkowski 68, Cologne, Germany

 

2016 –
It's a Kickback, Not a Party, Yes, Please & Thank You (a Richard Heller Gallery project space), Los Angeles, CA
Cotton Club, Patrick Gomez 4 Sheriff, Los Angeles, CA

 

2015 –
They Should've Never Given You Niggas Money, Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Space Jam, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY
Nigga in The Wind, Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

 

2014 –
New Shit, Bendixen Contemporary, Copehagen, Denmark

 

2013 –
It's Your World Boo, (two person show with Gina Beavers), Cooper Cole, Toronto, Canada
Dance Dance Dance, Galeria Marlborough, Madrid, Spain
Look At All My Shit, Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Stretching Mind and Space, (two person show with Austin Eddy), Bendixen Contemporary, Copenhagen, Denmark
I Just Landed in Rome, Nigga, Marlborough Broome Street, New York, NY

 

2012 –
Front Back and Side to Side, Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
She think she cute and shit / Pictures from Africa, Art Copenhagen, Bindexen Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
Gurrrrl You Know I'm Just Talkin About That Composition, Gurrrrl what'chu Know About That Post Contemporary, Bendixen Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark

2011 –
The Me And You, Your Mother And Maybe Even Your Cousin Too & The Hey Sister, Soul Sister, Go Sister, Woah Sister, Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY

 

2010 –
Don't Be Actin' A Fool In The Club/Stuntin' Like My Daddy, Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
 

 

Group Exhibitions

 

2017 –

Unobstructed Views, Hawkins Ferry House, Grosse Pointe Shores, MI

Highlights, New York, NY
Dallas Contemporary Art Fair, Marlborough Contemporary, Richard Heller Gallery, and Ruttkowski

68, Dallas, TX

 

2016 –
UNTITLED, Miami Beach, FL
Anxiety, HVW8 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Juxtapoz x Superflat, co-curated by Takashi Murakami and Juxtapoz's Editor, Evan Pricco, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada (2016/2017)
EXPO CHICAGO, Richard Heller Gallery, Chicago, IL
Juxtapoz x Superflat, co-curated by Takashi Murakami and Juxtapoz's Editor, Evan Pricco, Pivot Art & Culture Center, Seattle, WA
Seattle Art Fair, Seattle, WA
Volta 12, Richard Heller Gallery, Basel, Switzerland
SMS SOS, curated by Pascal Spengemann, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY
Character, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Highlight Summer, Hollis Taggart Gallery, New York, NY
Rob Pruitt Flea Market, presented by LAND (Los Angeles Nomadic Division), Los Angeles, CA
Late in the Season, Ruttkowski;68, Cologne, Germany
Art Cologne, Ruttkowski;68, Cologne, Germany

 

2015 –
The Negative Hand, Anonymous Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico
Behold! The Blob, Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Wavvy Wavvy, The Drain, Los Angeles, CA
You won't believe (...), Galerie Division, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

 

2014 –
Walk-ins Welcome, Marlborough Broome Street, New York, NY
Early Man, The Hole, New York, NY
Splinter Field, Greenpoint Terminal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Broadway Morey Boogie, Marlborough Contemporary, New York, NY
In the Office of the Drunken Monkey, TSA Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Positivilly Marvillainous, Eric Firestone Gallery, East Hampton, NY
NSFW, Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Joyride, Malrborough Broome Street, New York, NY

 

2013 –
Meet Your Maker, Bleeker Street Arts Club, New York, NY
Different Strokes, Small Paintings and Intimate Performances, Louis B. James, New York, NY
Summer Reading, The Hole, New York, NY
Faux Life, Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
In Case We Don't Die, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
Chicken or Beef?, The Hole, New York, NY
The Christmas Show, Bendixen Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

2012 –
Zagga Zow Simon Cole Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Yeah we friends and shit, Josee Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY
Jacolby Satterwhite and Devin Troy Strother, Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY
The Armory Show, Richard Heller Gallery, New York, NY
Voices From Home, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, New York, NY

 

2011 –
The Armory Show, Richard Heller Gallery, New York, NY
First Class/Second Class, curated by Leah Oats, Asya Geisberg, New York, NY
The February Show, Ogilvy and Mather, New York, NY
Art Platform Fair, Richard Heller Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Move, Bendixen Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
Human Nature, curated by Richard Heller, Galeria Espacio Minimo, Madrid, Spain
From Where You Just Arrived, curated by Ryan Schneider and Jonas Wood, Pepin Moore, Los Angeles, CA
Harlem Postcards, Harlem Studio Museum, New York, NY
December Group Show, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

2010 –
Peaceable Kingdom, curated by David Pagel, Beacon Arts, Los Angeles, CA
Stranger than Fiction, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
Don't Be Actin' A Fool In The Club/Stuntin' Like My Daddy, Richard Hellery Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
The Armory Show, Richard Heller Gallery, New York, NY
The Pulse Fair, Richard Heller Gallery, Miami, FL

 

2009 –
The Pulse Fair, Richard Heller Gallery, Miami, FL



Selected Bibliography

 

2016 –
SFAQ, "Devin Troy Strother In Conversation with Lindsay Preston Zappas," Volume 2, Issue 4
Contrast Magazine, "Devin Troy Strother – The Name of Things," Lila Lee

 

2015 –
The Fine Print Magazine, "Profile: Devin Troy Strother," Muhan Zhang, December 16
Artsy, "50 Must-See Artworks at NADA, PULSE, UNTITLED, and ART MIAMI," Alexxa Gotthardt, December 5
Autre, "Highlights from the 2015 Untitled Art Fair in Miami Beach," Scout MacEachron, December 4
Miami Herald, "Art Basel: Untitled Art Fair Opens with Strong Showing of Emerging Contemporary Artists," Ricardo Mor, December 1
LA Canvas, "Mo'Money, Mo' Art: The Psychedelic Mind Trip of Devin Troy Strother," Jose Picon, November 13
Los Angeles Times, "Critic's Choice: Artist Devin Troy Strother's raucous, rollicking extravaganza in Santa Monica," David Pagel, November 3
Art in America, "Devin Troy Strother," Austin Considine, April 3
The New York Times, "Devin Troy Strother: Space Jam," Robert Smith, February 5
Complex, "Jumpman: Devin Troy Strother Takes Off–Re-examining the legend of Michael Jordan in Strother's Space Jam exhibition," January 15
Vice, "Artist Devin Troy Strother Doesn't Want to Talk About Being Black," Jack Sokol, January 12
BLOUINARTINFO, "5 Must See Gallery Shows in New York: Devin Troy Strother, Lucy Kim, and More," Scott Indrisek, January 12
T Magazine - The New York Times Style Magazine, "The Artist Devin Troy Strother Turns to Michael Jordan – and Joan Miró," by Alexandria Symonds, January 8
Artnews, "Devin Troy Strother Will Transform Marlborough Chelsea Into a Basketball Court this Saturday," Dan Duray, January 7
Juxtapoz, "Devin Troy Strother 'Space Jam' @ Marlborough Chelsea, NYC," January 7

 

2014 –
BLOUINARTINFO, "Afros, Abstraction, and Photographic Experimentation at Untitled," Scott Indrisek, December 3
Artspace, "Artist Devin Troy Strother on Why Michael Jordan and Gerhard Richter Belong in the Same Conversation," Noelle Bodick, July 18

 

2013 –
The New York Times, "Devin Troy Strother: 'I Just Landed in Rome," Ken Johnson, December 5
The Los Angeles Times, "Review: Devin Troy Strother's comical works exude smart exuberance," David Pagel, October 3
GQ, "New Artists We Love," October 15
Bullet, "Art & Design: Artist Devin Troy Strother on Race, the American Experience, and Goosebumps," Zio Baritaux, September 6
The Huffington Post, "Arts & Culture: Devin Troy Strother talks Beyoncé, Punk Music and the expectations of making 'Heavy Black" art," Priscilla Frank, April 3

 

2012 –
The Los Angeles Times, "Review: We're all just paper dolls in Devin Troy Strother's hands," David Pagel, September 28
The Huffington Post, "Arts: Not Dead Yet 10 Questions for Devin Troy Strother," Tracy Harnish, March 28
Modern Painters, "Introducing: Devin Troy Strother," Scott Indrisek, May
Modern Painters/Artinfo.com blog Modern Painters Daily, "Shot at Armory: Devin Troy Strother," March 9
NY Arts Magazine, "30 Artists To Watch in 2012: Part III," Evan J. Garza, March
Modern Painters, "Reviews in Brief: Devin Troy Strother," Editors, Vol. XXIV No. 1, February
Beautiful Decay, "Devin Troy Strother interview"

 

2011 –
Time Out New York, "Arts: Critic's Picks," Editors, September 29, Issue 830
The New York Times, "Weekend Arts: Devin Troy Strother," Holland Cotter, September 16

 

2010 –
The Los Angeles Times, "Art Review: Devin Troy Strother at Richard Heller Gallery," David Pagel, September 23

 

2009 –
Kanye West's Blog, "Artist Devin Troy Strother," Kanye West, October 1



Collections

 

Los Angeles Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Musem Of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
The Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
The Studio Museum, Harlem, NY
Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA