Biography: Cheyney Thompson


Born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1975

Lives and works in New York


1997 BFA The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Tufts University.

Harvard University, Cambridge.

L’École Nationale-Superieur Des Beaux-Arts, Paris.


 2017 “Somewhere Some Pictures Sometimes”, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, USAThe Brno House of Arts (with Sam Lewitt), Brno, Czech Republic 2016  “Bird Shells and Chambered Wings” Raucci/Santamaria Studio Project, Milano, Italy 2015 “Birdwings and Chambered Shells” Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY / “Chambered Shells and Birdwings” Galerie Buchholz, Berlin, Germany 2014 «Drunks», Campoli Presti, London 2013 “10M, 1000ML, 10L”, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Berlin, D. 2012 “Cheyney Thompson. The completed reference: Pedestals and drunken walks”,Kunstverein Braunschweig, Braunschweig, D. / “Sometimes Some Pictures Somewhere”, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, USA. / “Cheyney Thompson: metric, pedestal, landlord, cabengo, recit”, cur. by João Ribas, MIT Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. 2011 “Chronochromes /Umberto/Simon/Carlo”, Raucci/Santamaria Gallery, Naples, I. / “Chronochromes, Data, Motifs”, Rat Hole Gallery, Tokio, Japan. 2010 “Memphis, Pedestals, Chronochromes, Subincision, Papua New Guinea, /Macaire/, Motifs”, Overduin and Kite, Los Angeles, CA, USA. / “Motifs, /Robert/, Paul de Casteljau, Socles, Menarches, Chronochromes”, Sutton Lane, Brussels, Be 2009 “Pedestals, Bias-cut, /Robert Macaire/, Chronochromes”, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Berlin, D. / “Robert Macaire – Chromachromes”, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, USA. 2008 “Some motifs and their sources”, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Köln, D. / Raucci/Santamaria Gallery, Naples, I. / “New Works”, Sutton Lane Gallery, Paris, F. 2006 “Quelques Aspects de l’Art Bourgeois: Le Non-Intervention”, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, USA. / “The End of Rent Control and the Emergence of the Creative Class”, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Köln, D. / Raucci/Santamaria Gallery, Naples, I. / “Temporary Contemporary: Cheyney Thompson – Recent Works”, Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. / Art Statements, Art Basel 36, Basel, CH / “S&M”, Cheyney Thompson and Eileen Quinlan, Sutton Lane, Paris, F. 2004 “1998”, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, USA. 2003 “1817”, Sutton Lane, London, UK. / “1 Scenario + 1 Situation”, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, USA. / “Cheyney Thompson”, James Fuentes Gallery, New York, USA / “Cheyney Thompson”, Parker’s Box, Brooklyn, New York, USA. 1999 “Cheyney Thompson”, The Norman Project, New York, USA.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS: 2017 “Il Paesaggio Invisibile”, 4 Days Special Project at Miart, Galleria Raucci/Santamaria, Milano / “L’emozione dei COLORI nell’arte”, Castello di Rivoli, Rivoli (Torino), IT / “99 Cents or Less”, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, MI, USA 2016 “Fine Young Cannibals” Petzel Gallery, New York, NY / “From Minimalism Into Algorithm” The Kitchen, New York, NY / “Tales of Ratiocination” Campoli Presti, London, UK  / “WORLD WON’T LISTEN” Capital Gallery, San Francisco, CA  / “Invisible Adversaries: Marieluise Hessel Collection”, Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Annandale-on- Hudson, NY / “La Collection Thea Westreich Wagner et Ethan Wagner” Centre Pompidou, Paris, France / “Money, Good and Evil. A Visual History of Economics, Staatliche” Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden, Germany 2015 “Collected by Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York / “Transmission. Recréation et repetition” Palais des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France 2014 “Score!,”  curated by Cheyney Thompson and Amy Sillman, Hessel Museum of Art at Bard College, Annandale on Hudson, NY / “A Moveable Feast – Part XI” with Eileen Quinlan, Campoli Presti, Paris / “Une Histoire. Art, architecture et design des années 80 à aujourd’hui”, Centre Pompidou, Paris. 2013 “And Materials and Money and Crisis”, Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna / “drunken walks / cliché / corrosion fatigue / ebay”, Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York  / “Abstract Generation: Now in Print”, The Museum of Modern Art, New York  / “After Finitude”, Or Gallery, Vancouver 2012 “The Indiscipline of Painting”, cur. by D. Sturgis, Tate St. Ives, cornwall, UK. 2010 “The Space Between Reference and Regret”, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, USA. / “Le Tableau”, Curated by Joe Fyfe Cheim and Read, New York, NY, USA. / ”Blind Mirror”, Raucci/Santamaria Gallery, Naples, I. / “Pntng”, Sutton Lane, Paris, F. 2009 “Slow paintings”, Museum Morsbroich Leverkusen, D. / “Abstraction and the ready-made gesture”, cur. by D. Singer, The Kitchen, New York, USA. / Sutton Lane, London, NY, USA. / “Collatéral”, Le Confort Moderne, Poitiers Cedex, F. 2008 “Looking Back”, Mireille Mosler Ltd, New York City, NY, USA. / “From Brooklyn with Love”, Parker´s Box, Brooklyn, NY, USA. / The Whitney Biennal, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA. / “Gravity: Una vision a la colección Ernesto Esposito”, Museo ARTIUM de Vitoria, ESP. 2007 “For the People of Paris”, Sutton Lane, Paris, F. / “24 November – 22 December”, Sutton Lane, Paris, FR. / “The Lath Picture Show”, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York City, NY, USA. / Eileen Quinlan, Cheyney Thompson and Lucy McKenzie, Arnolfini, Bristol. / “Regroup show”, Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York City, NY, USA. 2006 “Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Köln, At Metro Pictures, Metro Pictures Gallery, New York, USA. / “It is, wath is it?”, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, USA. / “Slow Burn”, Galerie Edward Mitterrand, Geneva, CH. 2005 Painters Without Paintings & Paintings Without Painters”, Orchard 47, New York, USA. / “Material Matters”, Herbert Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY. / “Sutton Lane in Paris”, Sutton Lane c/o Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris, F. / “Greater New York 2005”, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, USA. / “Reflection Part 2”, Sutton Lane, London, UK. 2004 “Cheyney Thompson and Karla Black”, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, UK. / “Quodlibet”, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Koln, D. / “The World Rehabilitation’s Fund’s Spring Benefit”, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA. / “Miss. Understood”, Raucci/Santamaria Gallery, Naples, I. / “Tear Me Up Tear Me Down”, cur. by A. Davila, White Box, New York, USA. / “Sogni e Conflitti – La dittatura dello spettatore”, 50 Venice Biennial, Venice, I. / “Rendered”, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, USA. / “Papers”, Acme, Los Angeles, CA, USA. 2001 “Life is Elsewhere”, Canada Gallery, New York, USA. / “Playground of the Fearless”, Entropy Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, USA. /“Escape”, DNA Gallery, Provincetown, MA, USA 1999 “Formula”, Oni Gallery, Boston, MA, USA. / “Group show”, Grossman Gallery, Boston, MA, USA. / “Genesis in the Retort”, Oni Gallery, Boston, MA, USA 1996 “Group Show”,  Galerie Gauche, Paris, F.

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