WILL COTTON

b. 1965, Melrose, Massachusetts, USA

1987, Cooper Union, B.F.A., New York, NY

1988, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

Will Cotton lives and works in New York City.

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016 THE INFLUX SERIES: WILL COTTON, Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL, March 11 - June 5.
   
2015 WILL COTTON, Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO, December 27 - February 7.
   
  WILL COTTON: VISTAS OF CANDYLAND, Cornell University College of Architecture, Art, and Planning, Ithaca, NY, February 16 - March 20.
   
2014 WILL COTTON, Ronchini Gallery, London, UK, June 25 - August 9.
   
2013 WILL COTTON, Pace Prints, New York, October 25 - December 7.
   
2012 WILL COTTON, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, May 3 - June 23.
   
  COCKAIGNE, Performance as part of WERK! Armitage Gone Variety Show, Abrons Arts Center, New York, May 2, 4 and 5.
   
2011 COCKAIGNE, Performance at Prince George Ballroom as part of Performa 11, New York, November 18.
   
  WILL COTTON, Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, January 14 - February 26.
   
2010 WILL COTTON: New Works on Paper, Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO, December 26 - February 12.
   
  WILL COTTON: Monoprints, Pace Prints, New York, May 6 - June 5.
   
  WILL COTTON, Galerie Templon, Paris, France, April 29 - June 19.
   
2009 WILL COTTON, Mary Boone Gallery, New York. February 19 - March 28.
   
2008 WILL COTTON, Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO, July 25 - September 5.
   
2007 WILL COTTON: New Work on Paper, Glenn Horowitz Bookseller, East Hampton, NY, June 30 - July 31.
   
2005 WILL COTTON: New Paintings and Works on Paper, Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, November 4 - December 21.
   
2004 WILL COTTON, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, September 11 - October 23.
   
2003 WILL COTTON, Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France, September 13 - October 18.
   
  WILL COTTON, Mario Diacono Gallery, Boston, MA, October 3.
   
2002 WILL COTTON, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, September 7 - October 19.
   
2001 WILL COTTON, Jablonka Galerie, Koln, Germany, November.
   
  WILL COTTON, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, March 29 - May 5.
   
2000 WILL COTTON, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, February 18 - March 18.
   
1999
DEVIL'S FUDGE FALLS, I-20 Gallery, New York, September 11 - October 9.
   
1998 WILL COTTON, Silverstein Gallery, New York, November 21 - December 23.
   
1996 WILL COTTON, Silverstein Gallery, New York, November 16 - December 18.
   
1995 DISTENTIONS, Silverstein Gallery, New York, September 7 - October 1.
   

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 CAKE HOLE, Mrs. Gallery, Maspeth, NY, February 11 - April 1.
   
2016 TOM FRIEDMAN (+THE BIRTHDAY SHOW), 1969 Gallery, New York, November 18 - January 8.
   
2016 SUMMER SCHOOL, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, June 9 - August 12.
   
2015 EYE POP: THE CELEBRITY GAZE, The National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C., May 22 - July 10.
   
  RIVER CROSSINGS: CONTEMPORARY ART COMES HOME, Olana State Historic Site, Hudson, NY, May 3 - November 11.
   
  THE TRIUMPH OF LOVE: BETH RUDIN DEWOODY COLLECTS, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL, February 8 - May 3.
   
2014 DISTURBING INNOCENCE, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, October 25 - January 31.
   
  HOMELAND [IN]SECURITY: Vanishing Dreams, Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs, New York, September 7 - November 16.
   
  CLOSE-UP: Contemporary Portraiture, Southampton Arts Center, Southampton, NY, August 22 - September 7.
   
  ON THE BLUE SHORE OF SILENCE, Tracy Williams, Ltd., New York, June 26 - September 3.
   
  LOOK AT ME: Portraiture from Manet to the Present, Leila Heller Gallery, New York, May 6 - August 29.
   
  LAST NIGHT, Salomon Contemporary, New York, January 16 - February 15.
   
2013 COME LIKE SHADOWS: Palimpsests, Traces, Specters of the Silver Screen, Nightlife, Veils, The Absent Present, Zurcher Studio, New York, December 18 - February 16.
   
  FRUITS OF CAPTIVA, Robert Rauschenberg Project Space, New York, July 12 - August 16.
   
2012 AMERICAN DREAMERS, Strozzina Centre For Contemporary Culture, Florence, Italy, March 9 - July 15.
   
2011 TOUS CANNIBALES, La Maison Rouge, Paris, France, February 12 - May 15.
   
2010 DIVINE COMEDY, Sotheby’s, New York, September 30 - October 19.
   
  ACCESSORIES TO AN ARTWORK, Glenn Horowitz Bookseller, East Hampton, NY, August 14 - September 26.
   
2009  A TRIBUTE TO RON WARREN, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, September 12 - October 24.
   
  TRANSITIONS. PAINTING AT THE (OTHER) END OF ART, Maramotti Collection of Contemporary Art, Reggio Emilia, Italy, May 24 - October 31.
   
  ASPECTS OF POP ART, Galerie Gmurzynska, Zurich, Switzerland, June 1 - July 31.
   
  CHELSEA VISITS HAVANA, Museo Nacional De Bellas Artes, Havana, Cuba, March 28 - May 25.
   
  I WANT Candy: The Sweet Stuff in American Art (Travelling Exhibition), Fresno Metropolitan Museum, Fresno, CA, June 26 - September 6.
   
  DRAWINGS BY WILL COTTON, Atlantic Center’s Pabst Visitor Center and Gallery, New Smyrna, FL, March 28 - June 13.
   
  TALK DIRTY TO ME, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, February 26 - March 28.
   
2008 SECOND BIENNIAL OF THE CANARY ISLANDS, Canary Islands, December 27 - May 5.
   
  WALL ROCKETS: Contemporary Artists and Ed Ruscha, The Flag Art Foundation, New York, October 3 - April 18.
   
2007 IN MONET'S GARDEN: The Lure of Giverny, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH, October 12 - January 20.
   
  SEX & SENSUALITY, Salomon Contemporary, East Hampton, NY, August 18 - September 3.
   
  A HOUSE IS NOT A HOME, Caren Golden Fine Art, New York, July 9 - August 17.
   
  I WANT Candy: The Sweet Stuff in American Art, Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY, June 16 - September 2.
   
  HORIZON, EFA Gallery, New York, June 1 - July 27.
   
  TIMER: Intima / Intimacy, La Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy, March 30 - June 10.
   
2006 THE FOOD SHOW: The Hungry Eye, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, November 16 - February 24.
   
2004 THE BIG EAT: From Pop til the Present, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Germany, January 25 - April 25 .
   
2003 GIVERNY, Salon 94, New York, July 10 - August 13.
   
  SWEET TOOTH, COPIA, The American Center for Wine Food & the Arts, Napa, CA, January 31 - May 12.
   
2002 THE CONTEMPORARY ART PROJECT, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA.
   
2000 EMOTIONAL RESCUE: The Contemporary Art Project Coalition, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA.
   
  THE DARKER SIDE OF PLAYLAND: Childhood Imagery from the Logan, San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA, September 1 - January 2.
   
1999 WILL COTTON AND STUART ELSTER, TATE, New York, December 11 - January 22.
   
  A ROOM WITH A VIEW, Sixth at Prince Fine Art, New York.