Jimenez - Colon Collection
Nina Chanel Abney
Beating the System
Abney, Nina Chanel
Born Chicago, IL, 1982
Lives and works in New York

Education
2007 MFA, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY
2004 BFA, Augustana College, Rock Island, IL

Solo Exhibitions
2010 Go Berserker!, Fred Gallery, London, UK
2009 Emma's Basement, Kravets/Wehby Gallery, New York, NY
2008 Dirty Wash, Kravets/Wehby Gallery, New York, NY

Group Exhibitions
2011
Converging Voices/Transforming Dialogue, The University Museum, Texas Southern University, Houston, TX
Thrown Together, Kravets/Wehby Gallery, New York, NY
2010
The Incomplete Paris, Galerie Jean Luc and Takako Richard, Paris, FR
Small Gift, Art Basel, Miami, FL
I'll let you be in my dreams I can be in yours, Fredericks & Freiser Gallery, New York, NY
Spring 2, Kravets|Wehby Gallery, New York, NY
2009
Extended Family Long Term Installation from Permanent Collection, Brooklyn Museum, NY
The Edible Woman, Kravets/Wehby Gallery, New York, NY
The Glamour Project curated by Suzanne Donaldson in conjunction with Glamour Magazine, Lehmann Maupin, New York, NY
Winter Escape, Kravets/Wehby Gallery, New York, NY
2008
30 Americans, Rubell Family Collection (RFC) Miami, FL
Defining A Moment: 25 New York Artists, House of Campari, curated by Simon Watson and Craig Hensala, New York, NY
LARGE FORMAT, Kravets/Wehby Gallery, New York, NY
2007
Pink Polemic, Kravets/Wehby Gallery, New York, NY
CAA New York Area MFA Exhibition, Times Square Gallery, Hunter College, New York
Parsons MFA Thesis Show, Caelum Gallery, New York, NY
2006
50 Artists, Mushroom Arts Gallery, New York, NY

Publications
Smith, Roberta, "It's Not Dry Yet," New York Times Art and Leisure, March 28, 2010
Essence Magazine, Top 10 Women Artists, 2010
Lee, Carol, The Next Irascibles: Nina Chanel Abney, Paper, October 2009,
pp. 44, 45, 52, 53
Commisioned, Studio: The Studio Museum in Harlem Magazine, Summer 2009,
pp. 46, 47
Cotter, Holland, "Nina Chanel Abney: 'Emma's Basement'," New York Times,
April 2, 2009
Younger Than Jesus / Artist Directory, New Museum, Phaidon Press, London, 2009
"What Does Glamour Mean to you?" Glamour, April 2009, p. 262
D'Acquisto Germano, "American Nina," Marie Claire Italy, February 2009
The Glamour Project, curated by Suzanne Donaldson for Glamour, exhibition catalog, 2009
Fabiola, Santiago, "Powerful Images from 31 Americans," The Miami Herald,
February 1, 2009
Trembley, Nicholas, "Last Resort," artforum.com, December 8, 2008
Sokol, Brett, "Rubell's Art Basel show explores black America," The Miami Herald,
December 1, 2008
Smith, Roberta, "The Week Ahead: Arts," New York Times, November 25, 2008
"Artist Profile: Nina Chanel Abney," blackgivesback.blogspot.com, November 17, 2008
30 Americans, Rubell Family Collection, exhibition catalog, 2008
Thompson, Haven, "Nina Chanel Abney," W, November 2008
"Picture Gallery: New York," Art Business News, September, 2008
Haynes, Lauren, "Studio Visit: Nina Chanel Abney," Studio: The Studio Museum
in Harlem Magazine, Summer 2008, p.47
Defining A Moment: 25 New York Artists, House of Campari, exhibition catalog
Smith, Roberta, "Last Chance, Nina Chanel Abney: 'Dirty Wash,'" New York
Times, April 18, 2008
Smith, Roberta, "Nina Chanel Abney: 'Dirty Wash,'" New York Times, April 11,
2008
"Large Format," AM New York, February 8 - 10, 2008, 28
Saga Literary Magazine, issues 67A and 67B, 2004
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