LeahEDixon@gmail.com

 

Education:

MFA from The School of Visual Arts, (departmental fellowship recipient), New York, NY 2014 

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, (fellowship recipient), Skowhegan, Maine 2012

BFA in Drawing and Painting, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 2005

Current Nominee for the 2018 United States Artists Fellowship

Solo Projects

'A PIRATE'S MEAL' curated by Nina Tabassomi, Ludlow 38 MINI-Goethe Institut, New York, NY 2016

'Generational Quandaries' Islington Mill, Manchester, UK 2016

2017

upcoming at Deanna Evans Gallery, New York, NY

upcoming at Spaceheater Gallery, New York, NY

'Counter Parts' two-person exhibition with Grażyna Roguski at SORT Gallery, Vienna, Austria

'JUGO DEL CUERPO' Malagana Mácula, Managua, Nicaragua

'Post Election' curated by Kate Gilmore, September Gallery, Hudson, NY 

BEVERLY'S at The Material Art Fair, Mexico City

2016

‘Metatextile’ at Edel Assanti Gallery, London, England

'If the Earth had a Flag, the Moon would be on it' two-person show with Mathias Euwer, Aunt Linda, Berlin, DE

Spring Break Art Fair with Regina Rex Gallery, New York, NY

'Re-juvenation' collaboration with The Columbia University School of Architecture and Planning, Newburgh, NY

V Nicaraguan Biennial, with JUGO DEL CUERPO, curated by Oliver Martinez-Kandt, Nicaragua

Torrance Art Museum, curated by Ashley Garrett, South Bay, CA

Beverly's at The Material Art Fair, Mexico City

2015

JUGO DEL CUERPO at (harbor) Gallery, New York, NY

‘Surface Matters’ curated by Holly Shen and Samantha Katz, Knockdown Center, Queens, NY

‘Others’ Own’ curated by (harbor) Gallery at GSL Gallery, Berlin, Germany

'Sunset Overdrive’ curated by Robin Kang, Treehouse Gallery, New York, NY

‘Das Wetter’ Papa John’s Projects at Galerie Melange, Cologne, Germany

‘Papa John’s Projects’ solo exhibition, Miami, FL

‘NEW WORK NEW YORK’ curated by Kat Griefen, 683 Grand Street, Brooklyn, NY

’NEW RELEASE’ curated by Erin Goldberger, NEW RELEASE Gallery, New York, NY

BEVERLY'S at The MATERIAL Art Fair, Mexico City

2014

‘II SOON’ Two-Person exhibition with Hugo Montoya, at Swenson Gallery, Miami, FL

Two-Person Booth with Alejandro Guzmán, with Arts+Leisure Gallery, UNTITLED Art Fair, Miami, FL

IV Nicaraguan Biennial, curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud, Managua, Nicaragua

'SUPERMACHO', curated by Cristina Tufiño, Active Space Gallery, New York, NY

'JUGO DEL CUERPO', El Panál, Managua, Nicaragua

'Pyramid Scheme', curated by Nat Ward and Tribble & Mancenido, New York, NY

'BRUCENNIAL 2014', curated by the Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York, NY

‘Shrink it, Pink it’ curated by Irena Jurek, CatHouse Funeral Gallery, New York, NY

2013

UNTITLED Art Fair, Special Artist Project for 'STEALTH BOMBER STOOP CAVE', Miami, FL

'Antithesis' Present Company Gallery, curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud, New York, NY

'The Sign was Just the Thing Itself' WEEKEND GALLERY, Los Angeles, CA 

'BALLS TO THE WALL' DODGE GALLERY, New York, NY 

'Spring' The Willows, curated by Emily Weiner and Sharona Eliassaf , New York, NY

'Winter Auction' de Joode and Kamutzki, Berlin, Germany

'The Color Grey' Gallery HOMELAND, curated by French Neon, Houston, TX 

2012

'Black Foliage' NUDASHANK Gallery, curated by Matthew Craven, Baltimore, MD

'Greasy Pink' curated by Don Cameron and Gallery HOMELAND, Beijing, China

'Green-Go's in el Barrio' Taller Boricua, curated by Alejandro Guzman, New York, NY 

'Standard Deviation' The Shirey, curated by Gregg Louis, New York, NY

'Year One' Toomer Labzda Gallery, New York, NY 

'BRUCENNIAL 2012' curated by Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York, NY 

'BCC', STADIUM Gallery, curated by Dave Harper and Karen Archey, New York, NY

'SPRING/BREAK' The Old School, curated by Helen Toomer, New York, NY

'Can't Touch This' curated by Karen Archey, AMP, New York, NY

2011

NADA Miami Art Fair (courtesy of Toomer Labzda Gallery), Miami, FL 

'Step and Repeat' Toomer Labzda Gallery, New York, NY 

'Works on Paper' Tompkins Projects, Los Angeles, CA 

'Urban Situation' Ernest Rubenstein Gallery, New York, NY

2010

'PPLAZA' 2917 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 

'Other Spaces' Curated by Jayne Drost at Center 548, New York, NY 

'Adaptations' Art and Culture Center, Hollywood, FL 

'Visionary Visions are Scary' French Neon, New York, NY 

'BRUCENNIAL 2010' Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York, NY 

'Earth, Wind, Fire, Water, Heart' Grey Market, New York, NY

Related Projects

Co-owner and Creative Manager of BEVERLY'S Bar and curatorial project, New York, NY, current     

JUGO DEL CUERPO Collaborative Artist Project, Managua, Nicaragua, current 

Selected Press

KubaParis, 'Counter Parts at SORT' Amelie Darrelmann, July, 2017

Artspace, 'Co-Founder Leah Dixon on Making Beverly's a Safe Space for the Art World' Loney Abrams, March 2017

The New Yorker, 'Electro Sets and Well-Curated Art' Nicholas Niarchos, December 2016

BERLIN ART LINK, 'Work // Construction and De-Construction: Interview with Leah Dixon' William Stewart, September 2016

Whitehot Magazine, 'The New Wave of Textile Art: A Globalized Wave at Edel Assanti, London' Gracie Linden, July 2016

Contemporary Art Review LA, 'Material Art Fair, Mexico City' Matt Stromberg, April 3, 2016

Art in America, 'The Agenda: This Week in Los Angeles' AIA Editors, January 13, 2016

PAPERMAG, 'Art Basel Artist of the Day: Leah Dixon' Kate Messinger, December 4, 2015

MIAMI RAIL, “No Neutral Spaces, Material Art Fair 2015” Martha Raoli, February 2015

i-D Mexico, “Beverly’s abre su art bar en DF este fin de semana” Cheryl Santos February 5, 2015

ARTNET, "See the 20 Hottest Art World Hangouts of 2014" Christie Chu, November 13, 2014

BLOUIN ARTINFO, "Beverly's Curates, Gets You Drunk, Naked" Scott Indrisek, August 14, 2014

NYARTS Magazine, “Irena Jurek Talks to Leah Dixon” Irena Jurek, April 2014

El Nuevo Diario, “A disfrutar del arte!” Tania Trejos, March 13, 2014 

ALLDAYEVERYDAY, "Secrets of Success, Beverly's Art Bar” Anna Gray, February 28, 2014

Temporary Art Review, “Standard Deviation at The Shirey” Francesca Wilmott, November 12, 2012 

ArtInfo, “Toomer Labzda, Promising New Kid on the Block in the LES” Karen Archey, November 1, 2011

HYPERALLERGIC, “Art That Requires More Time” Howard Hurst, October 20, 2011 

New York Examiner, “A Diverse Look at Urban Life” James Horner, February 21, 2011 

New York Magazine, “Critic's Pick” Jerry Saltz, July 26, 2010

Lectures and Workshops

University of the Arts Helsinki: Workshop KuvA/Praxis Master Programme, Helsinki, Finland 2017

Kunstgut: Workshop 'Triangulation of References' Berlin, DE 2017

Agència Catalana de la Joventut: Lecture with Sala d'Art Jove, Barcelona, Spain 2016

NARS Foundation, New York, NY 2016

Common Field Miami: Lecture 'Alternative Spaces' Miami, FL 2016

The School of Visual Arts MFA Fine Arts: Lecture 'No Sell-Outs' New York, NY 2016