Ezra Tessler


2016 Bard College, MFA
2012 Columbia University, MA
2002 Harvard University, AB

Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

2018 The Nervous Hand with Fabienne Lasserre, 315 Gallery, NYC.
2016 Ezra Tessler and Barb Smith, New Proposals with Páramo, Zona Maco, Mexico City, Mexico.
2014 Rafters, Culture Room, Brooklyn, NY.
2013 The Red-Haired Man, Good Weather, North Little Rock, AR

Seleced Group Exhibitions

2018 Materializations, the Landing, Los Angeles, CA
2018 The sun shits out a dying light, Calle Cedro 328, Mexico City, Mexico Curated by Adrian Bará
2018 Artist in Residence Biennial, Ewing Gallery, University of Tennessee at Knoxville, TN
2016 Beholder’s Share, 315 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2016 Beach is better with Good Weather Gallery, Fringe Projects, Miami, FL
2016 Everything Real, Hap Gallery, Portland, Oregon
2016 Cold Summer, The Provincial, Kaleva, Michigan. Curated by Peter Shear
2016 Broadcast from Cedarburg, NJ, Bannerette, Brooklyn, NY. Curated by Matthew Sepielli
2016 What else is knew, 80 Vernon Ave, Brooklyn, NY. Curated by Caitlin MacBride
2016 Shades, The Bedfellows’ Club, Little Rock, AR. Curated by Jess Hirsh and Haynes Riley
2016 Painters NYC, Museo de los Pintores Oaxaqueños (MUPO), Oaxaca, Mexico
2015 Strike up the band, Waterfront at Art/Life Institute, Kingston, NY
2015 Painters NYC, Páramo Galeria, Guadalajara, Mexico
2015 Bard MFA Thesis Show, Milton Avery School of the Arts, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
2015 Not a Painting, The Hole, NY, NY
2014 Panel Discussion & Various Formats Are Appropriate, Silvershed, NY, NY
2014 It’s a poor craftsman who blames his tools, Junior Projects, NY, NY
2014 Skit, The Hole, NY, NY Curated by Tisch Abelow
2013 In All Kinds of Weather, /Protocol/, Gainesville, FL (catalogue)
2013 Now, FUSE Art Infrastructure, Allentown, PA
2013 IMAGO, Kipp Gallery, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA
2013 A Country Road. A Tree. Evening, Fjord Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2013 The Big Show 8, Silas Marder Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY

Selected Awards and Residencies

2017 Artist-in-residence, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
2015 Nominated artist, Rema Hort Mann Foundation Emerging Artist Grant
2013 MFA Award, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY (3 years)
2012 Ox-Bow, Fall Artist in Residence. Full funding from the Joan Mitchell Foundation Fellowship
2012 Joan Mitchell Foundation Fellowship
2010 SOMA Summer, Mexico City, Mexico
2008 Jacob K. Javits Fellowship, US Department of Education (4 years)
2008 GSASSummer Fellowship, Columbia University
2007 Richard Hofstadter Fellowship, Columbia University (3 years)
2002 Carl and Lily Pforzheimer Foundation Fellowship, Harvard University