ELEANNA

 

 

Born in Evanston, IL

Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

Co-Director at Ortega y Gasset Projects 2014-Present

 

EDUCATION

2005 Temple University, Tyler School of Art, MFA Painting, Elkins Park, PA

2002 Kenyon College, BA Studio Art with Concentration in Women’s and Gender Studies, Gambier, OH

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2018

Kent Place School, Summit, NJ  (forthcoming)

 

2009

Eleanna Anagnos, CAMEO, Brooklyn, NY

 

2006

The Actors Institute, Kefi, TAI Gallery, New York, NY

 

2005

Kefi (MFA Thesis Exhibition), Temple Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

2002

Underneath (BA Thesis Exhibition), Olin Gallery, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2017

HIGH NOON, The Painted Desert, Part I, New York, NY

dOGUMENTA, Brookfield Place, NY, NY

Spring Break Art Show, Para-Verbal Vocab, curated by Kristen Racaniello, New York, NY

 

2016

Automat, Serious Play, Philadelphia, PA

Trestle Contemporary, Plus One, Brooklyn, NY

Ground Floor Gallery, Portal, Brooklyn, NY

E.Tay Gallery, Verblist, curated by Mark Joshua Epstein, New York, NY

Pop-up at Art Helix, A Decalogue of Tenebrous Luminaries, organized by William Norton, Brooklyn, NY

Ess Ef Eff, Grow(th), curated by Kristen Racaniello, Brooklyn, NY

Proto Gallery, Newman Plus One, Hoboken, NJ

Maass Gallery, Purchase College, Physical Painting, curated by Jennifer Samet, Westchester, NY

 

2015

Satellite Contemporary, Satellite Squared, curated by Zahar Vaks and Nicole Langille, LasVegas, NV

Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, 12x12, Salt Lake City, UT

Trestle Projects, GAME GENIE, curated by Polly Shindler and Will Hutnick, Brooklyn, NY

 

2014

68 Projects, Person, Place or Thing: Works on Paper, curated by Quang Bao, Berlin, Germany

Sidecar Gallery, EARTHTWERKS and other celestial familiars, Hammond, IN

Rema Hort Mann Foundation, LA Initiative Benefit Art Auction, organized by Stanley Hollander, Los Angeles, CA

Bushwick Open Studios 2014, Do it yourself, curated by Julie Alexander, Brooklyn, NY

 

2013

Sardine, Special Guests, Brooklyn, NY

The Diplomat, November show, curated by Jonathan Torres, Brooklyn, NY

President Clinton Projects, Location! Location! Location!, curated by Sun You, Brooklyn, NY

Radius, Horwitz Hall Gallery, curated by Marcella Hackbardt, Gambier, OH

Three Legged Dog, Art Lottery, Issue Project Room Benefit, New York, NY

 

2012

Sardine, Peaces on Earth, curated by Jon Lutz, Brooklyn, NY

DIE AUSSTELLUNGSSTRASSE, “To keep us in the dark ages of color”, curated by Elsa Koenig, Vienna, Austria

Consulate General of France, American Friends of the Louvre, Young Patrons Circle's Annual Benefit, New York, NY

 

2011

CENTER, Gucci, curated by The 62nd Dimension, Milwaukee, WI

Samson Projects, Chain-Letter, Boston, MA

South Bend Museum of Art, Biennial 26, Juried by Betsy Carpenter of the Walker Art Center, South Bend, IN

Rebekah Templeton Contemporary Art, Spotlights, Juried by Jon Lutz, Philadelphia, PA

Marianne Boesky, BWYlove, Rema Hort Mann Foundation, New York

 

2009

Galerie Vaclava Spaly, Symbio/ Biopolis, Prague, Czech Republic

National Hellenic Museum, Neolaia Pathos, Chicago, IL

Brooklyn Academy of Music, Annual BAMart Silent Auction, Brooklyn, NY

Kouros Gallery, Accrochage, New York, NY

 

2008

Kouros Gallery, Accrochage, New York, NY

 

2007

Kouros Gallery, Accrochage, New York, NY

Sam Quinn Gallery, Beyond, Philadelphia, PA

 

2006

Avery Art Center, Fluxus, Statesboro, GA

 

2005

Tower Investments, Art on the Walk, Philadelphia, PA

 

2004

Temple Rome Gallery, MFA Candidates, Rome, Italy

 

AWARDS, GRANTS, RESIDENCIES

Yaddo Fellow, Saratoga Springs, NY, 2017

BAU at Camargo Fellow, Cassis, France, 2016

Economic Relief Grant, The Mayer Foundation, 2014

Emergency Grant, Artists' Fellowship Inc, 2014

The Old American Can Factory, Brooklyn, NY. 2013

Anderson Ranch Residency, Snowmass Village, CO, 2011

Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant, (to attend Anderson Ranch Residency), 2011

Atlantic Center for the Arts Residency, New Smyrna, FL, 2009

Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant, (to attend Atlantic Center for the Arts Residency), 2009

Chashama Studio Program, New York, NY, 2008- 2010

Margaret E. Leslie Prize in Art, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH, 2005

The Molly Hatcher Prize in Women’s and Gender Studies, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH, 2005

Purchase Prize, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH, 2005

 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

Ortega y Gasset Projects, Rick Briggs: (I) Pine, (Directors co-curated), Brooklyn, NY, 2017

Ortega y Gasset Projects, Monica Palma: Wish Me Good Luck, Brooklyn, NY, 2016

Ortega y Gasset Projects, Love Child, Brooklyn, NY, 2015

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Barone, Joshua, "Treats, Jewelry, and Astro Turf: Scenes From an Art Show for Dogs", The New York Times, August, 2017

Cascone, Sarah, "Art Unleashed! Take a Tour of 'dOGUMENTA,' America's First Art Exhibition That's Just for Dogs", Artnet, August, 2017

Fishman, Madison, "In Conversation with Eleanna Anagnos", ATMOS, June, 2017

Schwendener, Martha, 10 Galleries to Visit Now in Brooklyn, The New York Times, April, 2017

McCafferty, Kelly, "White Chalky Powder", The Coastal Post, March, 2017

Kreimer, Julian, "Wish Me Good Luck", Art in America, February, 2017

Sutton, Benjamin, "Your Concise Guide to Gowanus Open Studios 2016, Hyperallergic, October, 2016

Torrey, Emily, "The New York Artist-Run Galleries You Need to Know - Part I", Artsy, November, 2015

Sutton, Benjamin, "From Giant Steel Angels to Titillating Collages, Favorites from Gowanus Open Studios 2015", Hyperallergic, October 20, 2015

Mahoney, Alice, "Three Must See Shows This Week" Art List, 2015

Weekend Edition, "11Things to do in New York's art world before June 16th" New York Observer, 2015

Bailly, Jenny and Cruz, Clarissa. "Top Down, Change Up", O Magazine, July, 2013

Hybenova, Katerina. “10 Things To Do This Weekend: The Ultimate Jingle Edition” Bushwickdaily.com, 2012

nymuseums.com, Eva Ostrowska, Curator's Cho "Why not perform with a run of 33 miles?", November, 2011

Philly.com, Edith Newhall. Lutz Looks, May 29, 2011

McMenamin, Alison. “Emerging Talent in the Spotlight at Rebecca Templeton” In Liquid art + design blog. 3 June, 2011

Rosof, Libby. “Templeton Spotlights 9 emerging artists. Web log post. Theartblog. 2 May, 2011

“Day Trip”, Wieden + Kennedy (in house publication for global corporate clients) 2009

Bryan, Meredith. "Eight-Day Week" The New York Observer, January 6, 2009

“Structured Chaos,” New York Arts Magazine, July/August 2008

Brodsky, Daniella, “Intuitive Process” LUXE: The Chicago Home Redefined, February 2008

Groover, Bobbi. “F&B Portrait: Brush Strokes” Forest & Bluff, June  2005

 

PUBLICATIONS

Anagnos, Eleanna with Zahar Vaks, Staring at the Wall blog, “Thinking and Touching Time”, April 11, 2015

INPA 2: International Painting Annual 2, exhibition-in-print, Manifest Press: Cincinnati, OH, 2012

Adams, Ryan, Hello Sunshine, Akashic Books: New York, NY (front and back cover art), 2009

 

LECTURES

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 2017

Columbia University, Prof. Meksin grad seminar lecture, New York, NY 2017

Wassaic Projects, Visiting Artist, Wassaic, NY, 2016

SUNY Purchase College, Visiting Artist, Purchase, NY, 2016

Trestle Projects, Slide Talk, Brooklyn, NY, 2015

Kenyon College, Visiting Artist, Gambier, OH, 2008

Georgia Southern University, Review Panel Lecture, Statesboro, GA, 2005

 

TEACHING APPOINTMENTS

University of Tennessee Knoxville, Visiting Professor of Art, Knoxville, TN, 2017

Kenyon College, Visiting Assistant Professor of Art and Assistant Director, Kenyon in Rome, Rome, Italy, 2010

Kenyon College, Visiting Assistant Professor of Art and Assistant Director, Kenyon in Rome, Rome, Italy 2009

Georgia Southern University, Visiting Assistant Professor of Art, Statesboro, GA, 2006

Tyler School of Art, Teaching Assistant, Stanley Whitney, Rome, Italy, 2004

Tyler School of Art, Teaching Assistant, Marina Adams, Rome, Italy, 2003

 

ROUND-TABLE DISCUSSIONS & SALONS

NY Creative Salon, On Labor, Moderated by Eleanna Anagnos, Brooklyn, NY, September 29, 2015

NY Creative Salon, On Research, Moderated by Jennifer Shepherd, Brooklyn, NY, August 11, 2015

LaTable Ronde, Critical Practices Inc, On Post-Work and the Citizen Artist with Mary Billyou, New York, NY, Oct 30, 2014

LaTable Ronde, Critical Practices Inc, On Media with Thomas Zummer, New York, NY, Oct 13, 2013

 

CORPORATE / INSTITUTIONAL COLLECTIONS

Kenyon College, Gambier, OH

Lake Forest High School, Lake Forest, IL

The Silent Wolf, LLC, Lake Forest, IL

Toasted Head Wines, San Francisco, CA