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Laundered Painting (28x21) I, 2013, painting on linen, 28 x 21 in.
Laundered Painting (28x21) I, 2013, painting on linen, 28 x 21 in.
Laundered Painting (60 dia) I, 2015, painting on canvas, diameter 60 in.
Laundered Painting (60 dia) I, 2015, painting on canvas, diameter 60 in.
Laundered Painting (20x16) I, 2014, painting on canvas, 20 x 16 in.
Laundered Painting (20x16) I, 2014, painting on canvas, 20 x 16 in.
Laundered Painting (72x54) I, 2015, painting on linen, 72 x 54 in.
Laundered Painting (72x54) I, 2015, painting on linen, 72 x 54 in.
Laundered_Painting (33x26) I, 2014, painting on linen, 33 x 26 in.
Laundered_Painting (33x26) I, 2014, painting on linen, 33 x 26 in.
Laundered Painting (41x37) I, 2013, painting on canvas, 41 x 37 in.
Laundered Painting (41x37) I, 2013, painting on canvas, 41 x 37 in.
Laundered Painting (50x17), 2012, painting on canvas, 50 x 17 in.
Laundered Painting (50x17), 2012, painting on canvas, 50 x 17 in.
Laundered Painting (20x16) VI, 2014, painting on canvas, 20 x 16 in.
Laundered Painting (20x16) VI, 2014, painting on canvas, 20 x 16 in.
Laundered Painting (26x26) I, 2014, painting on linen, 26 x 26 in.
Laundered Painting (26x26) I, 2014, painting on linen, 26 x 26 in.
Laundered Painting (26x21) I, 2014, painting on canvas, 26 x 21 in.
Laundered Painting (26x21) I, 2014, painting on canvas, 26 x 21 in.

Born 1975, in Waynesboro, VA

 

The artist lives and works in New York, New York

 

 

Education

 

2001 —

MFA, Studio Arts, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

 

 

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Selected Solo Exhibitions

 

2017 —

A clean glitch, Marlborough Contemporary, New York, NY

 

2015 —

HUMUS, ltd los angeles, Los Angeles, CA

 

2014 —

Laundered Paintings, Marlborough Broome Street, New York, NY

Analog dispersion piece/to be named upon dissemination, if/to scatter a parse to scale/inaccessible

volume and phase out of order/descendent/aspirational/and reverse, Invisible Exports, New York, NY

 

2012 —

Casual Relays. And laundry, ltd los angeles, Los Angeles, CA

 

2011 —

Lucas Ajemian, Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt, Germany

 

2008 —

Lucas Ajemian and Julien Bismuth, Layer Wu?rstenhagen Garage, Vienna, Austria

Pageant and Introvert Film, Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt, Germany

Lucas Ajemian and Julien Bismuth, Foxy Production, New York, NY

Litanies, Marches, Stutters, Stammers, Turnstiles, & Revolving Doors, Kirkhoff, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

2007 —

From Beyond, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

Einmal ist Keinmal, Galerie Iris Kadel, Karlsruhe, Germany

 

2006 —

From Beyond, Kirkhoff, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

2005 —

Fake Black Book, Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt, Germany

 

2004 —

The Haunt, Kirkhoff, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

2003 —

The Annex, Artist’s Space, New York, NY

How You Know It, Priska C Juschka Fine Art, Brooklyn, NY

 

2000 —

Velocity of Paralysis, TBA Exhibition Space, Chicago, IL

 

1999 —

Velocity of Paralysis, TBA Exhibition Space, Chicago, IL

 

1997 —

Work by Lucas Ajemian, VCU Student Art Space, Richmond, VA

 

 

Selected Group Exhibtions

 

2017 —

Darren Bader, MADRE museum, Naples, Italy

 

2015 —

International Laundry 2, Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt, Germany

Second Chances, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO

 

2013 —

Endless Bummer II/Still Bummin’, curated by Drew Heitzler and Jan Tumlir, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY

Walks and Talks, with Julien Bismuth, Invisible Exports, New York, NY

 

2011 —

e-flux Pawnshop, Thessanoniki Biennial, Thessalaniki, Greece

One is the Lonliest Number, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

 

2010 —

Les Tristes: Invisible Exports, with Julien Bismuth, Invisible Exporta, New York, NY

Amateur/Auteur, Galerie Layr-Wuestenhagen, Vienna, Austria

INTERMISSION, James Cohan Gallery, Shanghai, China

After Image, Frontier Projects/School 33 Art Center, Baltimore, MD

 

2009 —

Beyond Process, Renwick Gallery, New York, NY

MINIMUMZWEI, Galerie Fotohof, Salzburg, Austria

Awake are only the Spirits, PHOENIX Halle, Dortmund, Germany

White Noise, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY

 

2008 —

Eclipse - Art in a Dark Age, Moderna Museet's 50th Anniversary Show, Stockholm, Sweden

Signals: A Video Showcase, Orange County Museum, Orange County, CA

Food for Thought, Stege Sukkerfabrik, Stege, Denmark

U-Turn Quadrennial of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark

Group Show, The Box, Los Angeles, CA

Garage, Layr-Wuestenhagen Gallery, Vienna, Austria

 

2007 —

Hello, FLUX FACTORY, New York, NY

Pawnshop, e-flux, New York, NY

 

2006 —

Undo-Redo, Friederichanum, Kassel, Germany

October Salon, Beograd, Serbia (curated by Rene Bloch)

 

2005 —

Co-Dependent, The Living Room, Miami, FL

Strich Zeichnung Bild, BAWAG Foundation, Vienna, Austria

 

2004 —

4-Color Pen, General Store/Lotus Projects, Milwaukee, WI / Miami Beach, FL

e-flux video rental, e-flux New York, NY

The Inaugural Show, Kirkhoff, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Infinite Fill Show, Foxy Production, New York, NY

 

2003 —

MOMENTA, White Columns, New York, NY

Space & Subjectivity, Prague Biennale, Czech Republic

25hours Video Festival, Barcelona, Spain

Hoverings, Peres Projects, Los Angeles, CA

 

2002 —

Charley Magazine, MoMA P.S.1, Queens, NY

 

2001 —

Sound, Video, Images, Objects Donald Young Gallery, Chicago, IL

Thesis Exhibition, Gallery 400 UIC, Chicago, IL

 

2000 —

Offsite, Great Space, Chicago, IL

 

1997 —

VCU Sculpture Dept. Senior Show, James Center, Richmond, VA

 

 

Selected Performances

 

2009 —

Quiet American, Renwick Performance Series, Renwick Gallery, New York, NY

 

2008 —

Erotic Oeuvre, American’s Cabaret at Karrierr Bar, Copenhagen, Denmark

From Beyond, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden

U-TURN KANON! U-Turn Quadrennial of Contemporary Art, curated by Solvej Helweg Ovesen,

From Beyond, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise/Passerby, New York, NY

 

2007 —

Lucas Ajemian, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

 

2006 —

Palm D’Or Television, Frankfurt Art Fair, Frankfurt, Germany, with Julien Bismuth, Mike Bouchet,

Sebastien Clough, Christian Jankowski and Seth Williamson

 

2004 —

Palm D’Or First International Film Festival, Art Forum Berlin, Berlin, Germany, with Mike Bouchet,

Henrik Capetillo

 

 

Awards and Honors

 

2006 —

Rema Hort Foundation Award, New York, NY (nominated)

 

2002 —

Rema Hort Foundation Award, New York, NY (nominated)

 

1999 —

Community Arts Assistance Program (CAAP), Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL

 

 

Collections

 

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden

Herning Museum of Contemporary Art, Herning, Denmark