Strauss Bourque-LaFrance

Born 1983, Poland Spring, ME
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

 

EDUCATION

2010     Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

2010     MFA, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

2006     BFA, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA

 

SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2016

post paintings, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY

2015

USA Objects, T293, Rome, IT
i cut out the mug and went to the bottle (with Loup Sarion), Exo Exo, Paris, FR 

2014

No Aloha, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY

2013

Ultimate Grand Supreme, Courtney Blades, Chicago, IL

In The The Spring, KANSAS, New York, NY

2010

like flex I like flex (with Em Rooney), Bodega, Philadelphia, PA

2007

While You Stand Defeated I Just Watch, Northampton Center For the Arts, Northampton, MA

 

Group Exhibitions

2017

Micro Salon #7, Galerie L'Inlassable, Paris, France

2016

entre-lignes, Ma Galerie, Paris France

Bisou Magique, curated by Yundler Brondino Verlag, Galerie Derouillon, Paris, France

ob-iectum sub-iectum, Galerie Tobias Naehring, Leipzig, Germany

Gallery Artist Group Show, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY

2015

Dance and Process, The Kitchen, New York, NY

A Peg to Hang it On, White Flag Projects, St. Louis, MO

2014

Strauss Bourque-LaFrance, Caitlin Keogh, Pam Lins, Sean Raspet, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY

2013

Trouble Every Day, curated by Dmitry Komis, Johannes Vogt Gallery, New York, NY

Great Skin, Bodega, Philadelphia, PA

2012

External Original, organized by Sarah Mattes, The Clifford Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY

What if I Take My Problem to the United Nations?, Porch Projects, Washington, DC

First Among Equals, translated by Alex Da Corte, ICA, Philadelphia, PA

Mirror Mirror, AIRPLANE, Brooklyn, NY

Evidence of Houdini’s Return, Arthouse at the Jones Center, Austin, TX

2011

The Color of Company, Abron’s Art Center, New York, NY

Dolphin (with Bodega), Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA

Boy Oh Boy (Andrew Suggs, Matt Savitsky, SB LA F), Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA

ANOMALISTIC URGE, Vaudeville Park, Brooklyn, NY

Victory for Tyler, curated by Robert Storr, Crane Arts, Philadelphia, PA

The Island Beautiful / Mortal Mirror, translated by Alex Da Corte; Extra Extra, Philadelphia, PA

2010

SK10, Tompkins Projects, Brooklyn, NY

Leopards in the Temple, curated by Fionn Meade, SculptureCenter, Long Island City, NY

2009

VOX V, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA

2008

We Are Waiting, Dixon Place, New York, NY

2007

Homeland Security, Space 1026, Philadelphia, PA

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2016

Goldstein, Andrew M. "5 Artists to Watch at Sunday," Artspace.com, October 7, 2016

Hayes-Weshall, Hannah. "Top 6 Artists at Sunday Art Fair," October 6, 2016

"Bisou Magique," Yundler Brondino Verlag, Wonderful Books, The Netherlands 

de Gunzburg, Laura. "The Season in Art," Cultured, April/May 2016, p. 134

"What's Going On: Editor's Picks," Neon Signs, May 2016

Matthews. "MFA Alumnus, Strauss Borque-LaFrance has a solo show up now at Rachel Uffner Gallery!" Tyler School of Art, April 25, 2016

2015   

Bourque-LaFrance, Strauss. “Portfolio,” Bomb Magazine, December 21, 2015

“Strauss Bourque-LaFrance: Al via l’esposizione ‘USA Objects,’” la Republica, October 31, 2015

“’No Aloha’ by Strauss Bourque-LaFrance, There’s No Fireplace Like Home,” Lancia Trendvisions, February 4, 2015

2014

Johnson, Paddy. "Recommended Shows, Pt. 1: Strauss Bourque-LaFrance at Rachel Uffner," Art F City,  September 2014

Indrisek, Scott. "18 Must-See Gallery Shows in New York this September," ArtInfo, August 2014

2013

Vogel, Wendy. “Strauss Bourque-LaFrance, In The The Spring,” Modern Painters, April 2013

Bowen, Effie. “Strauss Bourque-LaFrance Moves In,” Interview Magazine, January 2013

Piejko, Jennifer. “In the the Gallery,” V Magazine, January 2013

Rooney, Em. “Strauss Bourque-LaFrance,” Performa Magazine, January 2013

2012

Kimball, Whitney. “This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Extreme Hangover Edition,” The L Magazine, December 2012

Winant, Carmen. “Critics’ Picks”-“First Among Equals,” Artforum.com, May 2012

2010

Johnson, Paddy. “Killing The Poor and Eating The Rich: NYC’s Artbus,” Art Fag City, March 11, 2010

Johnson, Ken. “Tamer Cats at Modern Art’s High Gates,” The New York Times, January 14, 2010

Brown, Elsa. “INTERVIEW: Leopards in the Temple,” Wejetst, March 1, 2010

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

2011-13

Artist in Residence, Movement Research, New York, NY

2007

Northampton Arts Council Grant, Northampton, MA