Bill Saylor

Bill Saylor

Born 1960, Willow Grove, PA
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

Education

BFA, California State University, Long Beach, CA and Santa Barbara City College, CA

Solo Exhibitions and Two-Person Exhibitions

2017
Shadow Ballers, Magenta Plains, New York, NY
Mason Saltarrelli and Bill Saylor: Le Deuce, Shrine Gallery, New York, NY

2015
Bill Saylor, Makebish, New York, NY

2014
Solo Booth, NADA New York, Peter Makebish Gallery, New York, NY

2012
Liquidy Split, Makebish, New York, NY

2011
Audio Tuna Sunshine, Leo Koenig Inc, New York, NY

2010
Ghost Light Junkie, The Journal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Artist in Residence Bill Saylor, Chianti Foundation, Marfa, TX

2009
If fantasies came by the gallon, this baby could run forever, Leo Koenig Inc. New York, NY

2007
No Confusion, Big Mistakes, LOYAL, Stockholm, Sweden

2003
Softail Project, Leo Koenig Inc., New York, NY

2002
Espontaneo, Spokane Falls College, Spokane, WA

2001
Why Go Anywhere?, Leo Koenig Inc., New York, NY

1999
Bill Saylor, Leo Koenig Inc., New York, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018
Carry the Bend, Brennan & Griffin, New York, NY

2017
Feed the Meter, Volume II, Galerie Ceysson & Bénétière, Luxembourg
Animal Farm curated by Sadie Laska, The Brant Foundation, Greenwich, CT
Drawing Island, The Journal Gallery, New York, NY

2016
The Great Figure Part 2, The Journal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Bill Saylor, Aidas Bareikis, Kim Dorland, MIER Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Lightshow 1968: Donald Baechler & Bill Saylor, Makebish, New York, NY
CANADA Gallery Booth curated by Katherine Bernhardt, Frieze, New York NY

2015
Charmed, Shoot The Lobster, New York, NY
I ♥ Paint II, Angell Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Whats Wrong With We?, Martos Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2014
Volatile, Galleri Jacob Bjørn, Aarhus, Denmark
LIFE, Curated by The Journal Gallery, Venus Over Manhattan, New York, NY
Paintings From Paris, Makebish, New York, NY

2013
Draw Gym, Organized by Brian Belott, 247365 and No More Games, Brooklyn, NY

2012
The Double Dirty Dozen, Freight + Volume, New York, NY
Bill Saylor & Aidas Bareikis, Shoot The Lobster, New York, NY
Dangerous Curve Ahead, Ober Gallery, Kent, CT
Casa de Empeño, Anonymous Gallery, New York, NY

2011
Make, White Flag Projects, Saint Louis, MO
MAKE Skateboards, I-20 Gallery, New York, NY
Immanent Domain, Arena 1 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2010
Salad Days, Journal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
De-Nature, Jolie Laide Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
In Dialogue, Four Generations of Painting, curated by Peter Makebish, Anonymous Gallery, New York, NY

2009
Jr. and Sons, curated by Joe Bradley, Zach Feuer Gallery, New York, NY
Get It Right Back To Where We Started From…, Leo Koenig Inc., New York, NY
Sneak Peek, Loyal, Malmö, Sweden

2008
Peanut Gallery, curated by Joe Bradley, The Journal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Faxination, Loyal, Stockholm, Sweden
Between Us…, Leo Koenig Inc., New York, NY
The Ice Cream Show, Loyal, Stockholm, Sweden
Lily Ludlow, Bill Saylor and Anke Weyer, Aaron Brewer, Leo Koenig Inc., New York, NY

2006
Bill Saylor & Josh Smith, Hiromi Yoshii Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Kamp K48, Curated by Scott Hug, John Connelly Presents (JCP), New York, NY
Searching for Love & Fire, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL

2005
The Zine UnBound: Kults, Werewolves and Sarcastic Hippies, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
is there anybody out there?, Hiromi Yoshii Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
New York´s Finest, CANADA, New York, NY
Monster Painting, McClain Gallery, Houston, TX
Hope Auction for Amina Tastini, Passerby, New York, NY

2004
K48 Launch Auction, Agnes B Store, Soho, New York, NY
Contemporary Painting, Curated by Alex Katz, with Elizabeth Peyton, Cecily Brown, Laura Owens, Peter Doig, Merlyn James, Bill Saylor, Richard Bosman, and Maureen Cavanaugh, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME (cat.)
So Little Time, So Many Mistakes, curated by Josh Smith, Champion Fine Art, Brooklyn, NY
Stop & Store, Luxe Gallery, New York, NY

2003
Age of Unreason, M.O.C.A. D.C., Washington DC

2002
Proper Villians, curated by David Hunt, Untitled Space, New Haven, CT
Leo Koenig Las Vegas, Neonopolis, Las Vegas, NV

2001
Aidas Bareikis • Torben Giehler • Bill Saylor - Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens, Greece
Come on Feel the Noise, Asbaek Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Strictly Painting 2, Voges & Deisen, Frankfurt, Germany
Escape Velocity, Miller Durazo Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Burglar, Curated by Elizabeth Balogh, Spencer Brownstone Gallery, New York, NY
Leo Koenig, Inc., Brooklyn, NY
You Are Now Leaving the Goldie-Locks Zone, M.O.C.A. D.C., Washington, DC
Machine Gun Etiquette, Spencer Brownstone Gallery, New York, NY
Pets, Bronwyn Keenan Gallery, New York, NY
Solar Perplexus, Spanish Kitchen, Los Angeles, CA
Gramercy Art Fair, Miami, FL

1996
X-Mess, The American Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1995
Taking Stock, curated by Kenny Schachter, The Exchange Building, New York, NY

1993
Phone Dooley La Cappelane Gallery, New York, NY

1992
The Real Thing, curated by Erik Oppenheim, New York, NY

1991
Unlearning, curated by Kenny Schachter, 142 Greene Street, New York, NY

Curated Projects

2010
In There, Out Here, artists include Aidas Bareikis, Joe Bradley, Sarah Braman, Brendan Cass, Bjorn Copeland, Jim Drain, Sadie Laska, Jonas Mekas, A.R. Penck, Joyce Pensato, Chloe Piene, Julian Schnabel and Michael Williams, Leo Koenig Inc., New York, NY

2008
Faxination, artists include Aiko, Rico Anderson, Fia Backström, Aidas Bareikis, Joe Bradley, Yasuke Bandai, Greg Bogin, Sarah Braman, Jeff Elrod, Nicole Eisenman, Phil Grauer, Claire Keller, Eunice Kim, Toney Matelli, Bjarne Melgaard, Soshiro Matsubara, Elena Pankova, Erik Parker, Les Rogers, Anke Weyer and Tyler Waxman, Loyal, Stockholm, Sweden

Bibliography

2017
Moger, Kate , Bill Saylor at Magenta Plains, Art in America, 2017

2010
Bill Saylor, Interview with Joe Bradley, the journal, entry 29, pp. 162-175
Bembnister, Theresa, “Trash Talking: No Country for Old Interns,” Glasstire.com, July
Finch, Charlie, “Les is More,” artnet.com, January 28

2009
Holland, Cotter, “Peanut Gallery, The Journal Gallery,” The New York Times, January 30

2008
“Salon curated by Joe Bradley,” The Journal, Entry XXIV, pp. 76-109

2006
Simpson, Les, “Kamp K48” Time Out New York, Issue 568, August 24-30

2005
Smith, Roberta, “New York’s Finest,” New York Times, Friday, February 11
K48, “K48 is an Animal,” (journal), January

2004
Keyes, Bob, “Alex Katz has Colby Covered”, Portland Press Herald, July 18

2003
Raskin, Lisi, Bill Saylor, Frieze, November-December, p. 97
Levin, Kim, Voice Choices, The Village Voice, July 9-16, p 87
Johnson, Ken,”Art Review,” The New York Times, Art and Leisure, July 4, p. E30
Inguit, Chris, Irrational Times, The G.W. Hatchett, George Washington University, April 24
Pearson, Jesse, “Bad Ass Trip,” Vice Magazine, v10N3, p. 46
“The Dollar Project,” curated by Mark Sanders, Emma Reeves and Neville Wakefield, Another Magazine, spring, summer, pp. 4 and 19
Korotkin, Joyce, “Proper Villians,” New York Arts Magazine, November

2002
Boggs, Sherri, “Spontaneous Combustion,” The Pacific Northwest Inlander, September 19-25 p. 36
Twardy, Chuck, “Downtown Imports,” Las Vegas Weekly, May 30

2001
Cotter, Holland, New York Times, Friday, April 20, p. E33
Moser, Tanja, “Ein 23-jahriger, Munchner hat, das Herz der amerikanishen Kunstwelt erobert,” TZ, April 7/8, p. R3
Zeits, Lisa, Frankfurt Allgemeine Zeitung, Seite 74, Nr. 83, April 7
Levin, Kim, “Galleries,” Village Voice, April 3, p. 94
Levin, Kim, “Voice Choice,“ Village Voice, April, p. 103

1999
“Cosmic Visions,” Spacewatch.com, September-October
“MOCA: cutting Edge,” The Georgetowner, vol. 46, No. 1, September 30
Pizarro, Max, “Georgetown gallery finds itself in a zone,” Georgetown Current, vol. IX, No. 4, September 8
“Machine Gun Etiquette,” New York Contemporary Art Report, Summer Issue
Frank, Peter, “Maura Bendett, See-Thru, Solar Perplexus,” Art Pick of the Week, L.A. Weekly, May 1

1997
Novak, Sam, “Kenny Shachter Interview,” Coagula, April

Selected Publications

2016
GOLDEN FANG, 200 page zine published by OMMU, Athens, Greece

2010
Ho Bags, Harmony Korine and Bill Saylor, New York: The Journal Gallery
“Artists in Residence, 2009-2010,” Chinati Foundation newsletter vol. 15. pp. 94-95
In Dialogue, Four Generations of Painting, curated by Peter Makebish, Anonymous Gallery, New York: The Atlantic Conference Press

2008
Champion Zero, Los Angeles: 2nd Cannons Press
Loyal, Edited and designed by Martin Lilja, Amy Giunta and Marilyn Petridean, Loyal Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
Hell Bound, New Gothic Art, Francesca Gavin, London: Lawrence King Publishing Ltd., p. 138

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