Eric Hibit    

Visual Artist / Art Educator / Co-Director: oygprojects.com 

contact: erichibit@gmail.com / INSTAGRAM: erichibit                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

Education:

MFA Yale University School of Art, 2003

BFA Corcoran College of Art + Design, 1998

Solo Exhibitions:

2016  R*O*Y*G*B*I*V, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

2012  Jewel Box Comedy, C24 Gallery, New York, NY

2010  Picture Cohesion, Curator's Office, Washington, DC

2007  Breakout, Anna Kustera Gallery, New York, NY

Group Exhibitions:

2018 Gangs of New York, Adds Donna, Chicago, IL

2017 The Collectors, Soloway, Brooklyn, NY  

Through the Art of Painting, Deanna Evans Projects, Brooklyn, NY

Where Eagles Dare, Aquarius Space, Brooklyn, NY 

 Respect!, Openings Collective, Church of St. Paul the Apostle, New York, NY

Through the Roof, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA 

dOGUMENTA, curated by Jessica Dawson and Mica Scalin, Brookfield Place, New York, NY

Kentucky Derby Benefit, Smack Mellon, New York, NY

Spring Fling, curated by Fran Holstrom, Aquarius Space, Brooklyn, NY

POSTER, Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY 

2016  Sister Outsider, Underdonk Gallery, New York, NY

Serious Play, AUTOMAT Collective, Philadelphia, PA

The Flat Files: Year Four, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, New York, NY

Hanging Paper, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA

Pole Saw, The Arctic Circle Residency, Slavbard, Norway

Super Sketchy, Alleyoop Projects, New York, NY

Geometrix: Line, Form, Subversion, Curator's Office, Washington, DC

2015  Lost Cat, Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, MA, curated by Susan Carr

Satellite Squared, Migrational Methods & a Romantic Gonzo Gesture, Satellite Contemporary, Las Vagas, Nevada 

VERSUS, curated by Pepe Mar, Miami, FL 

2014  Shrink it PInk It, Cathouse FUNeral, Brooklyn, NY

Solstice Synergy, Mahlstedt Gallery, New Rochelle, NY

If you're accidentally not included, don't worry about it, Zurcher Gallery, New York, NY

If you're accidentally not included, don't worry about it, Zurcher Gallery, Paris 

No Laughing Psychedelic Matter, Greenwich House Music School, New York, NY

EARTHTWERKS and Other Celestial Familiars, Sidecar Gallery, Hammond, IN

Improvised Showboat #3, Underdonk Projects, Brooklyn, NY

2013  It's Really Normaling, (two-person exhibit with Brian Belott) Greenwich House Music School, New York, NY 

Digital Dye Hard, Ortega y Gasset Projects, Brooklyn, NY

2012  Tops, Open Space Gallery, Long Island City, curated by Sun You

Sunday Paintings for a Rainy Day, Field Projects, New York, NY

2011  Freestyle, Joe Ballweg's Studio, Brooklyn, NY

2010  Im-promp-tu, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA

Monenta Art Benefit, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY

2009  Pass It Forward, Fun Times Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Two Degrees of Separation, Gallery Satori, New York, NY

Half-priced Banners, curated by Colleen Asper, add-art.org (online exhibition)

2008 Innocence Regained, Anna Kustera Gallery, New York, NY

Mixology I, Curator's Office, Washington, DC

ArtKrush, Jenny Jaskey Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2006  Tact-Traction, Anna Kustera Gallery, New York, NY

2003  Toxic, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY

Thesis Exhibition, Green Hall, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT

Terra Foundation, Giverny, France

2000  Shift, American University Art Gallery, Washington, DC

1998  Thesis Exhibition, Corcoran Museum of Art,, Washington, DC

Teaching:

2018               Instructor, 92nd Street Young Men's and Young Women's Hebrew Association

2012-2018      Instructor, Cooper Union, Department of Continuing Education, New York, NY

2006-2016     Art Educator, Healing Arts Initiative, New York, NY 

2012-2013      Adjunct Faculty, Hunter College, New York, NY 

2012               Adjunct Faculty, NYU Steinhardt, New York, NY 

2006-2009    Adjunct Faculty, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 

2003              Teacher's Assistant, Yale University School of Art, Nw Haven, CT 

Visiting Artist:

2016  Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY

2016  Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

2016  University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

2015  Rhode Island School of Art and Design, Providence, RI

2015  Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

2013  University of Missouri at Columbia, MO

Curatorial: 

2018  When Geometry Smiles, Ortega y Gasset Projects

2017  Among Nines, Ortega y Gasset Projects 

2016  Lunacy, Ortega y Gasset Projects

2015  Color Against Color, Ortega y Gasset Projects

2015  The Gaps Between Us, Ortega y Gasset Projects

Residencies:

2017  Unilever, New York, NY

2003  Terra Museum of Art, Giverny, France

Awards:

2018  Finalist, MTA Commission

2002  Yale Center for Globalization, Research Grant

2000  Ethel Lorraine Bernstein Alumni Award for Excellence in Painting

Selected Bibliography:

New York Post, "Bark Gallery", Raquel Laneri, August 12, 2017

The New York Times, "Treats, Jewelry and Astroturf, Scenes from an Art Show for Dogs", Joshua Barone, photographs by Kristen Schlueter, August 11, 2017

Artnet, "Art Unleashed! Take a Tour of "dOGUMENTA", America's First Art Exhibition That's Just for Dogs", Sarah Cascone, August 11, 2017

Sudkurier, "Kunstkenner auf Pfoten, 'Dogumenta' in New York", Johannes Schmitt-Tegge, August 11, 2017 

Newsweek, "The Latest Art Trend is Catering to Dogs, Because Canines Deserve Entertainment, Too", Stav Ziv, June 28, 2017

Observer.com, "This Art Show Is Only for Dogs and the End Is Nigh". Alanna Martinez, May 9, 2017 

W Magazine, "Definitely not Documenta: Introducing Dogumenta, the First Art Exhibition for, Yep, Dogs", Stephanie Eckhardt, May 5, 2017

Hyperallergic, "Monster's Ball: Peter Saul and the Company He Keeps", Thomas Mitchell, April 19, 2014

The Maneater, "New York-based Eric Hibit visits MU for 'Artist's Talk'", Witt Wells, February 12, 2013

Where Magazine, Washington DC, "Going For Baroque", Jean Lawlor Cohen, October, 2010

The Washington Post, "Galleries: Old Is New at Touchstone", Jessica Dawson, September 10, 2010

The Village Voice, "Youth is a prize (price) in Chelsea Art Galleries", Christian Viveros-Faune, September 25, 2007

Eric Hibit: Breakout, Flavorpill.com, October 2007

Open Season New York, Part 2, The Saatchi Gallery Daily Magazine, Doug McClemont, 2006

The Washington Post, "Shift; Nothing's Automatic", Michael O'Sullivan, September 8, 2000

Collections:

Arnold & Porter, Washington, DC

Unilever, New York, NY

Publications:

Paintings and Fables, artist's book with author Wayne Koestenbaum, 2017

Dear Hollywood Writers, Suzy Solidor Editions, Great Barrington, MA, 2017

After Hours Reader, Colpa Press, San Francisco (in conjunction with Interface Gallery), 2015    

Writing: 

Temporary Art Review, interview with Joshua Bienko and Leeza Meksin, January 2015