Whitney Vangrin

Born 1987, Marin, California

Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York


Education

BFA Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY, 2011


Solo Exhibitions

2014 Fan Breathe, Salted Foam, Macie Gransion Gallery, New York, NY

2013 Tongue in Ice, WallRiss, Fribourg, Switzerland


Selected Group Exhibitions

2019 

Pittsburgh Performance Art Festival, Millvale, PA

NightTea, Bond Studios, Brooklyn, NY

2018 

Our Frame is a Scaffold, 182 Ave C. NewYork, NY

US,The Swiss Institute, New York, NY

Twin Stranger, AC Institute, New York, NY

Nocturnal Submissions, American Medium, New York, NY

2017   

Spoiled Shell, MX Gallery, New York, NY

Sweet Ice, ACID Gallery, New York, NY

NIGHTWOOD, SPR, Brooklyn, NY

ENCOUNTERS,Pfizer Building Brooklyn, NY

Incarnata Social Club, Knockdown Center, Queens, NY

Election,SEPTEMBER Gallery Hudson, NY

2016

Endless Shout, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

SOAKED,curated by Whitney Vangrin, Company Gallery, New York

The Pleasure Principle, curated by Courtney Malick, FARAGO,Los Angeles

A Hole or Something like the Sun, Curated by ChrisHanke, Joshua Tree Desert

XPR/M/E/N/T/A/L,MoMA PS1, Queens, NY

2015

The Feminine Wrath, Trans-Pecos, Brooklyn, NY Space:Face,IDIO Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Murdered Word, E.M.P Collective, Baltimore, MD

Telestrations,Gowanus Swim Society, Brooklyn, NY

XPR/M/E/N/T/A/L,The Spectrum, Brooklyn, NY

2014

Night Tide, Gallery Diet, Miami

2013

Come Together: Surviving Sandy Year 1, Industry City,Brooklyn, NY

Cerberus,Meridian Gallery, San Francisco

All the Best People, 1:1 Gallery, New York, NY

2011

Everything, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London

Ejected, Aaronson Gallery, New York, NY

GUT FLORA, The New School, New York, NY

2010

The Innovative Camera, The New School, New York, NY

2009

UNATTACHED:The Body’s Memory, curated by Courtney Malick, 47 Canal,NY


Performances

2019  

Pittsburgh Hymn, Panza Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

Dough in the Tide, Fire Island, NY

2018 

Red Mound. 182 Ave C. New York, NY

The Dream Passes by the Windows, Swiss Institute, New York, NY

The Saccharose Husk, AC Institute, New York, NY

GALL, American Medium, New York, NY

2017   

Spoiled Shell, MX Gallery, New York, NY

Sweet Ice, ACID Gallery, New York, NY

Gilded Echo, Pfizer Building Brooklyn, NY

Adorn Tongue, Knockdown Center, Queens, NY

2016

Mother of Vinegar, ICA, Philadelphia,PA

Sunken Fall, The Dreamhouse, Queens, New York

Mother of Vinegar: 1st Sequence, Honey’s, Brooklyn, NY

Nothings Nothing, Korner, Taipei, Taiwan

Ice Tear, Company Gallery, New York, NY

Cerulean Ice Chips, Incarnata Social Club at Berlin Bar, New York, NY

Sugared,1st Gate, Brooklyn, NY

Tangerine Blue as part of XPR/M/E/N/T/A/L, MoMA PS1, Queens, NY

2015

FEMM,Trans-Pecos, Brooklyn

Space:Face,IDIO Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Murdered Word, E.M.P Collective, Baltimore, MD

Pump Screen Fragment, Gowanus Swim Society, Brooklyn, NY

Pump Screen, MX Gallery, New York

Inflate Tube, Arts Letters and Numbers Residency, Averill Park, NY

Chocolate Counter, Sunview Luncheonette, Brooklyn, NY

COCK_PITTED, Otion Front Studio, Brooklyn, NY

BOD(E)SOFTWARE, Art Helix, Brooklyn, NY

Heel Yourself, Issue Project Room, Brooklyn, NY

2014

Sea Foam, Gallery Diet, Miami, FL

Fan Breathe, Macie Gransion Gallery, New York

Fan Breathe Bedsport, In Collaboration with Dachi Dreaa, Candice Williams, and Richard Kennedy, Industry City, Brooklyn, NY

2013

Tongue in Ice (IceFan13). WallRiss, Fribourg, Switzerland

Cerberus,Meridian Gallery, San Francisco

Sand and Tar, Meridian Gallery, San Francisco

2012

Blood,Sweat, and Tears, Performance Trilogy, 1:1 Gallery, New York

Performance with Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, MoMA PS1, Queens,NY

2011

Everything, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London

The Joan Cycle, The New School, New York

2010

Foil Mouth: A Performance by Whitney Vangrin, Chelsea Piers, New York


Awards, Honors, Residencies

2015

Arts Letters and Numbers Residency, Averill Park, NY


Selected Press

Kordoski,Kyra, “Whitney Vangrin is part of your World”, White Fungus Magazine, August2016

Walker,Lily, “Whitney Vangrin”, Wonderland Magazine, April 2016

Mallet,Whitney, “Forever After”Art Forum, January 2016

P-Orridge,Genesis, “Genesis P. Orridge Talks With Whitney Vangrin About The History ofPerformance Art,” Topical Cream, October, 2015

Mallet,Whitney, “Go See These Brooklyn Body Artists Perform,” Bullet,December,2014

P.Orridge,Genesis, “Genesis Breyer P-Orridge on NYC’ IRL Crew,” Dazed and

Confused,May 2013

Busta,Carolina, “All the Best People,” Artforum, May 2013


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