Bio

Paul Anagnostopoulos (b. 1991 Merrick, NY) is an artist working in acrylic and oil painting. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from New York University in 2013 with a BFA concentrating in Drawing and Printmaking. Selected exhibitions include his thesis exhibition Oro, NY 2013; and 10 in Rupert Goldsworthy’s Pop-Up Space, NY 2012. He interned at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice during the 2013 Biennale and gave lectures and private tours, during which he became a guest contributor for The Boulevardiers. During 2014, Paul was a resident and exhibiting artist of the Rancho Paradiso Residency in Joshua Tree, CA and the Akumal International Artist Residency in Mexico. During 2015, he began as Marlborough Chelsea's archivist, curated several pop-up exhibitions in Huntington, NY, and completed the Copy Shop Residency at Endless Editions in NY. In 2016, Paul was an exhibiting artist in residence at the SÍM Residency in Reykjavík, Iceland; the Wassaic Project in Hudson Valley, NY; AIAR in Guanajuato, Mexico; the Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, Vermont; Brooklyn Art Space & Trestle Gallery in Brooklyn, NY. In 2017, he completed a residency at the Hafnarborg Museum in Iceland. His first solo exhibition, Holding Out For A Hero, was presented in 2018 at GoggleWorks Center for the Arts in Reading, PA. That same year he completed the Maple Terrace Residency Program in Brooklyn, NY. Paul’s second solo exhibition, We Can Be Heroes, was presented in January 2020 at the Leslie-Lohman Project Space in NY, NY.

EDUCATION

2013

BFA, New York University, New York, NY, Summa Cum Laude.


RESIDENCIES

2018   

The Maple Terrace Residency Program, Brooklyn, NY.

2017   

Artist in Residence at the Hafnarborg Museum, Hafnarfjörður, Iceland.

2016   

Painting Residency at Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT.

Open Studio Residency at Brooklyn Art Space & Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

The Guanajuato Residency at the AIAR, Guanajuato, Mexico.

The Wassaic Artist Residency at the Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY.

The SÍM Residency at the Association of Icelandic Artists, Reykjavík, Iceland.

2015  

Copy Shop Residency at Endless Editions, New York, NY and The Gateway Project, Newark, NJ.

2014  

The Akumal International Artist Residency (AIAR), Akumal, Mexico.

Rancho Paradiso, Joshua Tree, CA.


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020

We Can Be Heroes, Leslie-Lohman Project Space, New York, NY.

Paul Anagnostopoulos, 405_Gallery, Online.

2018

Holding Out For A Hero, GoggleWorks Center for the Arts, Reading, PA.

2016

Luchar, Centro Bharati, Guanajuato, Mexico (two person exhibition).


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020

Unnatural Intimacy, SPRING/BREAK Art Show, New York, NY.

Keep for Old Memoirs, Young Space, Online.

Technicolor Heroes, temp.img, Online.

That's How The Light Gets In, AucArt, Online.

Medusa, Envision Arts, Dallas, TX.

Own The Night, Envision Arts, Dallas, TX.

2019

Ad Astra Per Aspera, The Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY.

Summer 2019, Boccara Art Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY.

RE: RE: RE: patterns, La Bodega Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

Chlorine Tidal Wave, Field Projects, New York, NY.

WERQ, Cluster Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

Terra & Tide, Envision Arts, Dallas, TX.

2018

Reclaiming My Pride, One World Trade Center, New York, NY.

Barberini, PROTO Gallery, Hoboken, NJ.

Bathers and The Backroom, Four Eleven Gallery, Provincetown, MA.

Endless Editions Biennial: Optimism, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY.

Memento, Carrie Able Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

 Frabjous, The Church of St. Paul the Apostle, New York, NY.

RE: RE: patterns, La Bodega Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

Dream Electric, LIC Arts Open Gallery, Long Island City, NY.

Small Works 2018 Online Exhibition, Trestle Gallery, Online.

2017      

Vagabond Time Killers, The Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY.

Endless Editions, Cuchifritos Gallery, New York, NY.

Convergence, NYU Kimmel Galleries, New York, NY.

Botanical, Local Project, Long Island City, NY.

Unveiled, HallSpace, Boston, MA.

2016

Endless Biennial 2016, 20/20 Gallery, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY.

A Symptom of the Universe, Trestle Projects, Brooklyn, NY.

We're Glad You're Here!, Trestle Projects, Brooklyn, NY.

April, The Maxon Mills Gallery, Wassaic, NY.

PMF VII, Baltimore Design School, Baltimore, MD.

Prints & Inks, Possible Worlds, Ottawa, Canada.

Philadelphia Art Book Fair, The Annex on Filbert, Philadelphia, PA.

Gefa & Taka, Give & Take, The SÍM Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland.

Printed Matter's LA Art Book Fair, The Geffen Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA.

BHQFU Book Fair, BHQFU, Brooklyn, NY.

2015

Odds and Ends Art Book Fair, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT.

Face to Face: Blind Date, Bienale Neodvisnih, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Salonukah, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

Printed Matter's NY Art Book Fair, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY.

You've Got Mail, Ground Floor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

6x6x2015, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY.

Lusus Naturae, Factory 339, Huntington, NY.

2014

The Dream, Chashama Gallery, New York, NY.

6x6x2014, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY.

Hecho en Mexico, AIAR, Akumal, Mexico.

2013

10"x10", Phoenix Gallery, New York, NY.

Steinhardt USG Awards Gala, NYU Kimmel Center, New York, NY.

Oro, NYU Commons Gallery and Rosenberg Gallery, New York, NY.

Four by Six: Six by Four, Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction, CO.

Snap to Grid, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art (lacda), Los Angeles, CA.

2012

Selected Prints: Etching with Valerie Hammond and Kiki Smith, NYU, New York, NY.

Fall 2012 Senior Honors Studio, NYU Commons Gallery, New York, NY.

The Resurrection Show, Garner Arts Center, Garnerville, NY.

Ordinary Excess, 253 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY.

Steinhardt USG Awards Gala, NYU Kimmel Center, New York, NY.

Uncensored: Queer Art and the Church, Leslie-Lohman Museum Annex, New York, NY.

Salon Show, The Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

10, Rupert Goldsworthy Gallery Pop-Up, New York, NY.

2011

Group Grope Curated by Kathe Burkhart, The Rosenberg Gallery, New York, NY.

Transpire, The Charles Nolan Store, New York, NY. 


PRESS

2020

In The Studio. Web. AucArt Magazine.

InterviewPrint + Web. Friend of The Artist.

Editors' Picks "Keep for Old Memoirs" + Header Image. Web. Artnet News.

2019

Editors' Picks "Ad Astra Per Aspera". Web. Artnet News.

2018

 'Holding Out For A Hero' challenges male emotions with stylized ancient formatsPrint and Web. Reading Eagle.

Editors' Picks "Reclaiming My Pride". Web. Artnet News.

Reclaiming My Pride. Print. Metrosource NY.

Four Eleven Gallery. Print. Provincetown Magazine.

Editors' Picks "Endless Editions Biennial". Web. Artnet News.

Reclaiming My Pride Presents Paul Anagnostopoulos. Web. Metrosource.

2017

NYU News Release. Web. New York University.

The Daily Free Press. Web. Boston University.

2013

The Commons and Rosenberg Gallery "Oro". Web. NYU Steinhardt.

2011

An Unexpected Request. Print and Web. The New York Times.

Rosenberg Gallery "Group Grope" curated by Kathe Burkhart. Web. NYU Steinhardt.


PUBLICATIONS + FEATURES

2020     

Volume 11, Friend of The Artist, Print.

Studio Visit, Virtual Studio Visit Network, Web.

Issue 01, Florence Contemporary Gallery, Web.

This Empty Space by Paul AnagnostopoulosPostscript Magazine, Web.

2019

Artist Feature: The HeroEnvision Arts Magazine, Web.

Monster In My Bed & Others by Paul AnagnostopoulosPostscript Magazine, Web.

Daily Trumpet, Jonathan Horowitz, Web.

2018

SPRTS Special Edition #3 (Chess), Endless Editions, Print.

2015

Zine II, Panty Hoes, Print.

2013

Backstage Magazine, The Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Print. 

BRIO: Literature Journal, NYU BRIO, Print.

THREE, Yolk Inc, Print.         

2012

BRIO: Literature Journal, NYU BRIO, Print.

Four by Six, Six by Four, Colorado Mesa University, Print.


COLLECTIONS

Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art, New York, NY.

MoMA Archives and Library, New York, NY.

New York Public Library, New York, NY.

Yale University, New Haven, CT.

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI.

Washington University's Special Collections, St. Louis, MO.

Fort Gondo Compound for the Arts, St. Louis, MO.

St. Louis Public Library, St. Louis, MO.

Denver Zine Library, Denver, CO.

Endless Editions, New York, NY.

Private Collections in NY, NJ, CA, TX, FL, MO, United Kingdom, Germany, Mexico.


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Sean Scully Studio, New York, NY. 2018-19.

Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY. 2014-16.

The Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy. 2013.


WRITING

2016

K*SS ME IM IN SH, Print. Fort Gondo Zine Library. St. Louis, MO.

2013

The Den of the Lioness-Peggy Guggenheim, Web. The Boulevardiers.

2010

Greetings from Grand Central, Printed Matter, New York, NY, Print.

A Walking Tour of NYC Street Art, Printed Matter, New York, NY, Print.


AWARDS + HONORS

2013

NYU Alumni Speaker, New York University, New York, NY.

The Richard Hirsch Award for Students in the Arts, New York University, New York, NY.

The William and Pearl C. Helbein Scholarship, New York University, New York, NY.

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