CV

  

 

Born in Lexington, Kentucky

Lives & works in Brooklyn, New York

 

  

One and Two Person Exhibitions

 

 

2006 

Natasha Sweeten: Recent Paintings, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY

 

2004 

Natasha Sweeten: Call This Home, East Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Ron Keyson

 

2001

Degrees of Separation: Kelly Chorpening and Natasha Sweeten, CACP Gallery, Cleveland, OH

  

Selected Group Exhibitions

  

2019

Your Plus-One, Mount Airy Contemporary, Philadelphia, PA

Spring Ambling, DUMBO Open Studios, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Patty Cateura

 

2018

Book Conversations: Part II, LMAK Gallery, New York, NY

Painting, Not Painting, Bushwick Open Studios 2018, Brooklyn, NY

Painting in the 21st Century, Site: Brooklyn Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, selected by Steven Henry Madoff 

Book Conversations: Part I, LMAK Gallery, New York, NY

 

2017

Art from the Boros V, Denise Bibro Fine Art, New York, NY

 

2012

In Plain View, Nuartlink Contemporary, Westport, CT, curated by Vida Geranmayeh

 

2010

Geometric Progressions, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY

Unraveling Abstraction, Nuartlink Contemporary, Westport, CT, curated by Vida Geranmayeh

The Big Show, Silas Marder Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY

 

2009

Gallery Artists Group Show, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY

 

2008

Painters & Sculptors Make Prints, Crisp-Ellert Art Museum, Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL

Gallery Artists: New Works, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY

 

2007

Painters & Sculptors Make Prints, Edenfred, Madison, WI

 

2005

Sextet, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL, curated by Rachel Davis

Drawn to Cleveland, Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, OH, curated by Kenneth Dingwall and John L. Moore

NYLV, Dust Gallery, Las Vegas, NV, curated by Lisa Stefanelli

Urban Ecologies, Holland Arts Center, Holland, MI, curated by Clay Hensley

 

2004

Sub-Folder, exhibition in conjunction with the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts Open Studios, New York, NY, curated by Fernando Colon-Gonzalez

Gallery Group Exhibition, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY

The East Group, East Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Ron Keyson

Project Space Artists, P.S. 122 Gallery, New York, NY

Band of Abstraction, Van Brunt Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Joe Fyfe

Greetings from Chelsea, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY

Approaches, Gallery 555, Ypsilanti, MI, curated by Clay Hensley

 

2003

Twisting and Turning: Abstract Painting Now, Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, San Antonio, TX, curated by Lilly Wei

 

2001

New York: Fantasy Island, Karl Drerup Art Gallery, Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH, curated by Eric Swangstu

Small Works, New York University, NY, curated by Peter Blum

  

1999

Compliments, Educational Alliance Gallery, New York, NY, in collaboration with Jeanne Silverthorne

 

Publications

 

Yew Journal, studies as illustrations for poems by Michele Battiste, October 2012

Mario Naves, City Arts, October 14, 2010, “Geometric Progressions”

Deborah Wood, "Foreword: Painters & Sculptors Make Prints", essay for artist book, 2007, loose leaf, 13pp

Edward Leffingwell, Art in America, October 2006, "Natasha Sweeten at Edward Thorp", p200

The New Yorker, March 6, 2006 Art: Chelsea/ Short List

Grace Glueck, The New York Times, March 3, 2006, "Art in Review: Natasha Sweeten at Edward Thorp", pE35

R.C. Baker, The Village Voice, February 22-28, 2006, Vol. LI No. 8, Voice Choices/Art, Galleries/Chelsea, Pick: Natasha Sweeten at Edward Thorp

Derrick Buisch, “I’m in Love with the Future Now”: brochure essay, Zg Gallery, 2005

Dan Tranberg, Angle, Vol. 2, No. 23, Nov./Dec. 2005, “Drawn to Cleveland”, pp6-7

Kenneth Dingwall and John L. Moore, “Drawn to Cleveland”: catalogue essay, Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, 2005, softbound, 32pp

Yaddo New York City Benefit 2004 Auction, catalogue, 2004, softbound, 24pp

Karen Wilkin, The Hudson Review, Vol. LVII, No. 3, Autumn 2004, “A Nourishing Summer Meal”, pp491-492

Ken Johnson, The New York Times, July 9, 2004, “Art Guide/Galleries: Chelsea”, pD27

Felice Koenig, Glasstire: Texas Visual Art, "San Antonio Update", 2 June 2003

Lilly Wei, Voices of Art Magazine, Vol. 11, Issue 2, 2003, “Twisting and Turning: Abstract Painting Now”, pp28-30

Lilly Wei, “Twisting and Turning: Abstract Painting Now”, brochure essay, Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, 2003

Dan Tranberg, The Plain Dealer, October 18, 2001, “Degrees of Separation Reunites City with Work of Former Art Students”, pE6

  

Awards and Residencies

 

2006

Artist Fellowship in Painting, New York Foundation for the Arts

2005

Artist residency, Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY

2003-04

Project Space studio, P.S. 122 Space Program

2003

Artist residency, Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY

2001

Artist residency, Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY

Juror Award, Small Works, selected by Peter Blum

2000

Artist residency, Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY

Artist residency, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

1999

Artist residency, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

1997

Artist residency, MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH

1995

Elaine de Kooning Memorial Scholarship, Bard College

 

Projects

 

2018

A Hundred Paths: The Sketchbook Show, a five-artist exhibition conceived and organized by Natasha Sweeten in conjunction with DUMBO Open Studios, Brooklyn, NY

 

2012

"Wide Whorl", tee shirt image designed for Sequoia Tees artist series, edition 100

 

2007

Painters & Sculptors Make Prints: a 10-artist collaboration with printmaker Rachel Davis to produce a portfolio of original, limited edition prints

 

2004

Natasha Sweeten: A Mini Retrospective, Realform Project Space, Brooklyn, NY, curated by David Gibson

 

Panels and Talks

 

2010

Unraveling Abstraction: A conversation with four artists in conjunction with the exhibition at Nuartlink Gallery

 

2007

Artist/Parent/Career: A Panel Discussion with David Lang, Ron Amstutz and Natasha Sweeten, The Educational Alliance, New York, NY, co-sponsored by Artists & Audience Exchange, a public program of NYFA

 

Visiting Artist

 

2008  Purchase College School of Art and Design, Purchase, NY

2001   Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH

1996   Bard College, Annandale, NY

 

Education

 

1996  MFA, Bard College, NY

1993  BFA, Cleveland Institute of Art, OH

1991   New York Studio Program, Alliance of Independent Colleges of Art