Selected Works / Exhibitions / Biography / Available Inventory

Karin Davie



Born in Toronto, Canada, 1965

Lives and works in New York, NY and Seattle, WA



Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

B.F.A., 1987

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

M.F.A., 1989


Solo Exhibitions


Liquid Life: New Works on Paper. James Harris Gallery, Seattle WA

Shadows, Liquids & Life: New Works on Paper, Diaz Contemporary, Toronto, Canada


Shadow Days: New Works on Paper. Wetterling Gallery, Sweden.


Karin Davie: Symptomania, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut


LED Drawings & New Sculpture, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY


Karin Davie: Dangerous Curves, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

Karin Davie: The Body’s Mind, Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm Sweden

Karin Davie: Underworlds, Agnes Etherington Gallery, Kingston Ontario Canada


Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY


Galleria Il Capricorno, Venice, Italy


Mario Diacono at Ars Libri, Boston, MA

Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM


Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY

Until Now, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY


White Cube, London, England


Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY

Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY


Turner & Runyon Gallery, Dallas, TX


Mario Diacono Gallery, Boston, MA


Fawbush Gallery, New York, NY


Kim Light Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


Feature, Inc., New York, NY

Jason Rubell Gallery, Miami Beach, FL


Group Exhibitions


No Man’s Land: Women Artists from the Rubell Family Collection, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL

The Silo, Garth Greenan Gallery, New York, NY


Capture the Rapture, CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

Contemporary Art from the Permanent Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC.

Score, Tang Museum at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY.


The Indiscipline of Painting. Mead Gallery, Warwick Art Center, Coventry, UK

Buzz, Nara Roesler Gallery, curated by Vik Muniz, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

New Abstraction from the Pacific Northwest, curated by Elizabeth Leach, US Bank’s new Ascent program, Seattle WA.

Ancestral Modern: Australian Aboriginal Art from the Kaplan & Levi Collection.

Art from the Permanent Collection, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle WA .

Watch This Space: Contemporary Art from the AGO Collection, The Art Gallery of Ontario, Canada.



The Indiscipline of Painting, TATE St. Ives International and Contemporary Art,      Cornwall, UK

Art First:  From The Collection of The Museum Art Center Buenos Aires.  Sculptor Pablo Atchugarry’s Foundation in Punta del Este, Uruguay


Love in Vein: Editions Fawbush Projects & Artists 2005 – 2010, Gering & Lopez Gallery, New York, NY.

Between Picture and Viewer: The Image In Contemporary Painting, Visual Arts Gallery, School Of Visual Arts, New York. Curated by Tom Huhn and Isabel Taube

Gallery Artist. Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden.


From the Permanent Collection, Art Gallery of Ontario, Ontario, Canada
Group Show, Parisian Laundry, Montreal

2041, From the Erich Marx Collection, Artnews Projects, Berlin, Germany
Paragons: New Abstraction from the Albright –Knox Art Gallery, Dorothy McCarthy Gallery, University of Toronto Scarborough, Ontario

The 30th Anniversary, PART II, Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm

REMIX: Recent Acquisitions Works on Paper – Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY


Kim Light Gallery – Early 90’s, Kim light – Light Box, Culver City, Los Angeles, CA

The Oppenheimer Collection, The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City

The Maramotti Collection, The Maramotti Museum, Reggio Emilia, Italy.

Lines, Texas GalleryHouston, TX, curated by Susie Rosmarin

“e Ricomincio da Tre”, Studio La Cita, Verona, IT.


‘Abstraction’ Diaz Contemporary, Toronto, Ontario Canada


Extreme Abstraction, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

Big Band, Galerie Les Filles du Calvaire, Brussels, Belgium and Galerie Les Filles du Calvaire, Paris, France

View Eight: A Few Domestic Objects Interrogate a Few Works of Art, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY


Recent Acquisitions, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

Art on Paper 2004, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC

Crosscurrents at Century’s End: Selections from the Neuberger Berman Art   Collection, Chicago Cultural Center, IL


OnLine, Feigen Contemporary, New York, NY


Art Downtown: New York Painting and Sculpture, 48 Wall Street, New York, NY


Against the Wall: Painting Against the Grid, Surface, Frame, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA


7 Young American Artists, Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

Post-Pop, Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA

New Work: Abstraction, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Hypermental, Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland and Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany (2001)

Emotional Rescue: The Contemporary Art Project Collection, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA

Untitled group show, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY


Post-Hypnotic, The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH; University Galleries,
Illinois State University, Normal, IL; Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL (2000);
Atlanta College of Art Gallery, Atlanta, GA (2000)
Ultra Buzz: Karin Davie, Peter Hopkins, Tom Moody, James Siena, Fred Tomaselli,
Gallery of Art, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KN

At Century’s End: The John P. Morrissey Collection of Nineties’ Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Lake Worth, FL

American Academy Invitational Exhibition of Painting & Sculpture, The American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY

Girls’ School, Brenau University, Gainesville, GA


Sassy Nuggets, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY

Group Show, Teachers Insurance and Annuity Associations, New York, NY

Projects 63: Karin Davie, Udomsak Krisanamis, Bruce Pearson, Fred Tomaselli, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY


After the Fall: Aspects of Abstract Painting Since 1970, Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY

New York/North York, Gallery of North York, North York, Canada


Works on Paper, Curt Marcus Gallery, New York, NY
Landscape Reclaimed, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
Painting in an Expanding Field, Usdan Gallery, Bennington College, Bennington, VT
Individuals on Paper, Devon Golden Fine Art Gallery, New York, NY


Gallery Artists, Fawbush Gallery, New York, NY


New York on Paper, Jim Schmidt Fine Art, St. Louis, MO
Gallery Artists, Fawbush Gallery, New York, NY
Abstraction … Tradition of Collecting in Miami, Center for the Fine Arts, Miami, FL
Hunk, Jose Freire Fine Art, New York, NY
Promising Suspects, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
Again, N.A.M.E. Gallery, Chicago, IL
The Division Between Breath and Air, Patrick Callery Gallery, New York, NY


Jacqueline Humphries, Jessica Stockholder, Karin Davie, John Good Gallery, New York, NY


The Radio Show: Unrealized Projects, Artists Space, New York, NY
Off Balance, Jason Rubell Gallery, Palm Beach, FL
Collector’s Choice of Emerging Artists, Vered Gallery, East Hampton, NY
Summer Invitational, Blum Helman Warehouse, New York, NY
Abstraction, Amy Lipton Gallery, New York, NY
Ageometry, Michael Klein, Inc., New York, NY
Ecstasy Shop, Dooley Le Callellaine, New York, NY
Benefit Exhibition, White Columns, New York City, NY
Benefit Exhibition, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY


In Full Effect, White Columns, New York, NY
Ornament, John Post Lee, New York, NY


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