MFA, University of Illinois, IL

BA, Hope College, MI


2015    Co-Patriot, Junior Projects, NY

2009    Grand Optimist, Derek Eller Gallery, NY

2006    Cohan and Leslie, NY

2004    Cohan and Leslie, NY

2003    Project Room, Cohan and Leslie, NY

2001    White Room, White Columns, NY

2001    Standard Gallery, Chicago


2019    Paper View, The Hole, NY

2016    Pushing Paper, Junior Projects, NY

2015    To the Best of My Recollection, Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, NJ

2015    II, Good Mother Gallery, Oakland, CA 

2011    Sight Unseen, Mark Wolfe Contemporary, San Francisco, CA

2010    Beyond Words, Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI

2010    Natural Kachina, LES Gallery, Vancouver, CA

2009    Sports, Synchronicity, Los Angeles, CA

2009    Bad Graphic Design, HKJB, Brooklyn, NY

2008    West, Wester, Westest, Fecal Face Dot Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2007    American Soil, Nerman Museum, Overland Park, KS

2007    Residents, Espace EDF Electra, Paris, FR

2007    A House Is Not a Home, Caren Golden Fine Art, NY

2007    A Drawing Show, Lisa Boyle Gallery, Chicago

2007    New New York Drawing, Richmond Center, WMU, MI

2006    Twice Drawn, Tang Museum, Skidmore College, NY

2006    The Inside Game, Portland Art Center, Portland, OR

2005    Greater New York, P.S.1 Museum, NY

2005    Drawing: A-Z, Porta 33, Funchal, Ilha da Madeira, Portugal

2004    Possible Worlds, Indiana University, Bloomington, IL

2004    The Drawn Page, Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT

2003    NextNext, Brooklyn Academy of Music (curated by Dan Cameron)

2003    Life/Like, Oliver Kamm/5BE, NY

2003    Back in Black, Cohan, Leslie and Browne, NY

2002    Scratch, Arena Gallery, New York, NY

2002    The Future is Now Right, I-Space Gallery, Chicago

2002    Building Anxiety, Ten-in-One Gallery, NY

2002    Drawing Room, ISE Cultural Foundation, NY

2001    Serial Number, Gale Gates Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2001    Line/Imagination, Lowe Gallery, NY

2000    Red, Julie Saul Gallery, NY

2000    Redo, Standard Gallery, Chicago

2000    Thin Line, I-Space Gallery, Chicago

1999    Spaceship Earth, Art In General, NY

1999    Cross Currents, Macintosh Museum of Art, Glasgow

1999    ReMix, Momentum, Chicago

1997    Coming Attractions, Zola/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago

1997    Positions Available, I-Space Gallery, Chicago


Critic’s Picks,, January 2015

December Magazine, Volume 24, 2013

Failure, Pie Paper Issue 4, 2013

Frank Magnotta, Beautiful Decay, July, 2009

Frank Magnotta, Doingbird, Issue 14, 2009

Critic’s Picks,, May 2009

Frank Magnotta, GlamCult, November, 2008

The Book of Stamps, Cabinet Books, September, 2008

Fugitive Tales, Mute Magazine, August 2008

A Drawing Show, TimeOut Chicago, August 16, 2007

Goings on About Town, The New Yorker, October 9, 2006

Drawing Power, Associated Press, January 25, 2006

Vitamin D, Phaidon, 2005

Uovo, Torino: The Bookmakers, 2005

Greater New York, 2005

Finely Drawn, V Man, Fall/Winter 2005

Return to the Real?, Art in America, June-July 2005

Frank Magnotta, Tema Celeste, July 2004

Manual, March 2003

Hvedekorn, Number 2, 2002

In the Details, Chicago Reader, October 5. 2001

Serial Number, New York Times, February 16, 2001

Redo, Ten by Ten, September, 2000

Changes Aside, Soho is Still Very Much Soho, New York Times, February 12, 1999

Coming Attractions, New Art Examiner, October, 1997


2009    New York Foundation for the Arts Grant

2005    New York Foundation for the Arts Grant

2005    Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

2002    Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant


2011    VCCA, Amherst, VA

2010    Blue Mountain Center, NY

2007    Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation Space Program, NY

2005    Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris

2003    Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, ME

2002    Atlantic Center for the Arts, FL