1984

Born in Toronto, Canada

Lives and works in New York

EDUCATION:

2003-2006

Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Bachelors in Fine Arts

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2019

Koki, Tokyo

2018

"Burn Man" Printed Matter, New York

2017

"Shawn Kuruneru" Pablo's Birthday Gallery, New York

”Compact Chaos” Ribordy Contemporary, Geneva, Switzerland

2016

"Waverider" Four A.M., New York

2015

"X-Ray Spex" Green River Projects, Hillsdale, New York

"ROTATOR" Cooper Cole Gallery, Toronto

"Shawn Kuruneru" Brand New Gallery, Milan

2014

"Landscapes" David Petersen Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota

"Northern Song" Ribordy Contemporary, Geneva, Switzerland

2012

"The Object is Freedom" Blackston, New York (C)

"A White Hand Slowly Turning Green" Ribordy Contemporary, Geneva, Switzerland

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2019

"Inaugural show" Ribordy Thetaz, Geneva, Switzerland

2018

"Condo NY" Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York

"The Ashtray Show" Fisher Parrish, New York

2017

"Come As You Are" Galerie Antoine Eraskiran, Montreal, Quebec

2016

"Future Developments" David Petersen Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

"Shangri-Lost" Roberta Pelan, Toronto, Ontario,

"Nice Weather" Skarstedt Gallery, New York, curated by David Salle

“Face to Face” Palazzo Fruscione, Salerno, Italy, curated by Eugenio Viola

2015

Museo Britanico Americano, Mexico City, DF

2014

Green River Projects, Hillsdale, New York organized by Aaron Aujla and Ben Bloomstein

"Two and a Half Men" Cooper Cole Gallery, Toronto, Ontario,

"Rituals" Larm Galerie, Copenhagen, Denmark,

A sky grown pale from too much sun, Brighton Beach, NY curated by Hannah Bunaguro

"CK One Daily" Night Gallery, Los Angeles, California

"Another, Once Again, Many Times More" Martos Gallery, East Marion, NY

"Edge of Continuation" Pablo's Birthday Gallery, New York

"The mysterious device was moving" Long House Projects, New York

"Shorthand" DCKT Contemporary, New York curated by Russell Tyler and Trudy Benson

2013

"...But the Clouds..." Room East, New York

"Pure Image Everything" Side Effects Gallery, Brooklyn

"Grid Systems" Art Metropole, Toronto

Rock art and the X-Ray Style, Brighton Beach, New York curated by Ryan Foerster

2012

"Gift Show" Art Metropole, Toronto

"You'll dance to anything" Ecole des beaux-arts de Montreal, Montreal

"Simultaneity" Blackston Gallery, New York

SELECT PUBLICATIONS:

2018

"Burn Man" Comic Arts Brooklyn, November 2018

"How I discovered this thing called music" New York Times, October 25, 2018

"Burn Man by Shawn Kuruneru" Killabeez.com, August 29th, 2018

"Collaborative Condo Takes Over New York Galleries in July" Art and Object, July 21, 2018 "A Once-Obsolete Design Object Emerges from the Ashes" Architectural Digest, June 21, 2018

2017

"Prodigal Son" The Walrus Magazine, December 1, 2017 "Enter The Dragon" Vice Magazine, August 2017 "Come As You Are" Vie Des Arts, July 31, 2017

2016

"9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week" ARTNewsFebruary 22, 2016

"12 Things to Do in New Yorj's Art World Before February 26", Observer Art, February 23rd "A Brooklyn Man", Art Critical, March 2nd

"Nice Weather curated by David Salle at Skarstedt Gallery", Art Observed, March 30th "David Salle Talks About His Super-Sized Curated Show", Observer Culture, April 13th "David Salle Tests the Weather at Skarstedt Gallery", BLOUIN ART INFO, April 14th

"6 Dealers Under 40 to Watch", Artnet News, August 2nd

2015

"Shawn Kuruneru", Moussemagazine.com, August 1st "Shawn Kuruneru", 2-Times.com, July 23rd

2014

"Two and a Half Men (or Colin Engle)", Moussemagazine.com, December 20th

"Class Reunion at Cooper Cole", Now Magazine,Toronto, Ontario, December 3 by David Jager

"Edge of Continuation at Pablo's Birthday, NYC" Paris-LA.com, July by Rachel Morrison

"Ink and Water", Southwest Journal, July 3rd Vol. 25, No. 14 Minneapolis, Minnesota, by Dylan Thomas

"ART REVIEW: “Another, Once Again, Many Times More” on the North Fork" hamptonsarthub.com August 9, by Janet Goleas

2013

"The Fetishing Touch: Shawn Kuruneru", Border Crossings, Winnipeg, Manitoba, August by Robert Enright

"Book review: Women by Shawn Kuruneru" weirdcanada.com, Vancouver, British Columbia, March by David Steinberg "Critics' Pick: ...But The Clouds... " Artforum.com, New York, NY, February by Jason Farago

Ontario Exhibition Assistance Grant, Toronto, Canada

Ontario Arts Council Emerging Artist Grant, Torotnto, Canada Rema Hort Mann Foundation Nominee, New York

2012

"The Object is Freedom", NY Arts Magazine, New York, NY, December by Matthew Hassell

"Deciding when a pet has suffered enough", New York Times, New York, NY, September 22 "Scott Ritter's Other War", New York Times Magazine, New York, NY, February 26

"Interview" Columbia: Journal of Literature and Art, New York, NY February 28 by Ella Delany

COLLECTIONS:

Special Collections of the Frances Mulhall Achilles Library at the Whitney Museum of American Art 2016 The National Gallery of Canada Library Collection 2016