Tyson Reeder
November 2011
For this exhibition, Reeder will be featuring works on paper and/or cardboard that deal with the odd juxtaposition of plants and distorted heads. Collage elements, loose mixed-media paintings and diptychs will create an interesting and sometimes messy installation.

Artists such as Jean Fautrier, Francis Picabia, Charles Birchfield and Jean-Jacques Audobon have been running through Reeder’s mind.

Tyson Reeder is a painter represented by Daniel Reich Gallery in New York and an Assistant Professor of Painting and Drawing at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Reeder’s work has been featured in exhibitions at Daniel Reich Gallery, NY, Jack Hanley Gallery, LA/San Francisco and Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, NY. In addition to painting, Reeder has co-organized many exhibitions and events including Drunk vs Stoned Parts 1 and 2 at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, The Early Show at White Columns, NY, The Milwaukee International Art Fair and The Dark Fair at the Swiss Institute Contemporary Art, NY and the Koelnischer Kunstverien, Cologne. Reeder’s work has been written about in The New York Times, Artforum, Art in America, Flash Art, The Village Voice and is in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art and the Rubell Family Collection.

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