Nancy Lupo

b. 1983, Flagstaff, AZ
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

Education

  • 2011

    MFA, Yale University, New Haven, CT

  • 2007

    BFA, The Cooper Union, New York, NY

  • 2005

    École National Supérior des Beaux-Arts, Paris, FR

Solo and two-person exhibitions

  • 2021

    Antwerp, with Benjamin Hirte, Mackey Garage Top, Los Angeles, CA
    window where we, Dawid Radziszewski Gallery, Warsaw, PL

  • 2020

    Teller, Kristina Kite Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

  • 2019

    The Square at Noon, Visual Arts Center, University of Texas at Austin, TX
    The Square at Noon, Jan Kaps, Cologne, DE
    Scripts for the Pageant, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA

  • 2018

    No Country for Old Men, Antennae Space, Shanghai, CN

  • 2017

    All Always Already, Kristina Kite Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

  • 2016

    Parent and Parroting, The Swiss Institute, New York, NY

  • 2015

    The Third Badger, 1857, Oslo, NO
    Art Statements, Basel, CH 
    Not S.A.D., Wallspace, New York, NY

  • 2014

    Old Zoo Food, LAXART, Los Angeles, CA

  • 2013

    Hats and Balls, Soloway Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

  • 2012

    PET, Reynolds’s Gallery, Richmond, VA

  • 2010

    A DESIRE TO LEARN ESPERANTO: HAVING A THING to do with Esperanto, Ballantine Beer, both or neither, curated by Olivian Cha, Works-Sited at Los Angeles Public Library, Los Angeles, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2020

    Cosa Mentale: Mere Skyn, curated by Cory John Scozzari, CAPC, musée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux, FR

  • 2019

    Current LA: Food - Public Art Biennial, curated by Jamillah James and Asuka Hisa, Los Angeles, CA
    The Props Assist the House, Bel Ami, Los Angeles, CA
    Selflessness, 1857, Oslo, NO
    Thank you for the roses, Zero, Milan, IT

  • 2018

    Pond and Waterfall, co-organized with Julia Trotta and Rochelle Feinstein, The Gallery at Michael’s, Santa Monica, CA
    Grand Opening (Summer Rhapsody), KURA. at Fonderia Artistica Battaglia, Milan, IT
    Fences & Windows, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London, UK
    Made in L.A. 2018, curated by Anne Ellegood and Erin Christovale, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA (catalogue)
    Orality: Or, a General Assembly on Delay, Jan Kaps, Cologne, DE
    The Lulennial II: A Low-Hanging Fruit, curated by Andrew Berardini and Chris Sharp, Lulu, Mexico City, MX (catalogue)

  • 2017

    Camille Henrot: Days are Dogs, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FR
    Sequences, curated by Margot Norton, Reykjavík, IS
    The Forecast, curated by Laura McLean-Ferris, Croy Nielsen, Vienna, AT
    Cells, Marianne Boesky, New York, NY (catalogue)
    Los Angeles – A Fiction, MAC Lyon, FR (catalogue)

  • 2016

    Los Angeles – A Fiction, Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo, NO (catalogue)
    When Did Intimacy Begin Width, curated by Torey Thornton, Jeffery Stark, New York, NY
    The Poet, The Critic, and the Missing, curated by Lauren Mackler, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
    It Can Howl, Atlanta Contemporary, Atlanta, GA

  • 2015

    Assisted, curated by Jessica Stockholder, Kavi Gupta, Chicago, IL
    Our Lacustrine Cities, Chapter NY, New York, NY
    I Am Attracted None The Less…, Casey Kaplan, New York, NY 
    A New Rhythm: Charles Atlas, Benjamin Carlson, Nancy Lupo, Silke Otto-Knapp
    , Park View, Los Angeles, CA
    Apple of Earth, High Art, Paris, FR

  • 2014

    Musique Concrète, Michael Thibault, Los Angeles, CA
    Rockaway!, MoMA PS1, New York, NY
    Light Night, curated by Kristina Kite, Wallspace, New York, NY
    Mineral Spirit, Laurel Gitlen, New York, NY
    LITTLE MESSAGES FOR MODERN SHUT-INS, curated by Olivian Cha and Eli Diner, Aran Cravey Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    Taster’s Choice, curated by Christopher Lew, MoMA PS1, Queens, NY
    The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of, C-L-E-A-R-I-N-G, New York, NY

  • 2013

    As We Had All Been Flesh Together, Now We Were Mist, curated by KChung, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
    Nancy Lupo, Asha Schechter, Brendan Fowler and Trevor Schmizu, Michael Thibault Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    CULM, curated by Sayre Gomez and J. Patrick Walsh, III, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    A Round World Distorts a Flat Map, curated by Isaac Resnikoff, Lot in Highland Park, Los Angeles, CA
    Homes & Gardens, Freedman Fitzpatrick, Los Angeles, CA
    Works Sited Reprise, Cleopatras, Brooklyn, NY

  • 2012

    ON WALLS O-R-G-A-N-E-Z-I-Z-E-D BY NANCY LUPO, VCU FAB Gallery, Richmond, VA 

Selected Bibliography

  • 2018

    Melendez, Franklin. “The New Domestic,” Kaleidoscope, Issue 32, Spring/Summer 2018.
    Wells, Emily, “Nancy Lupo Upends the Everyday at Made in L.A. and Beyond,” Cultured, 2018.
    Griffin, Jonathan, “Made in L.A. 2018,” Art Agenda, July 2018.
    Cepeda, Gaby, “Stranger Things: A Ghostly Fog of Mysticism Hangs Over Exhibitions Around Mexico City,” ARTnews, June 2018

  • 2017

    Hudson, Suzanne, “Nancy Lupo,” Artforum, May 2017.
    “Nancy Lupo at Kristina Kite & Yuji Agematsu at Miguel Abreu,” Contemporary Art Writing Daily, April 1, 2017. 
    Puppies Puppies and Nancy Lupo, “Do You Love Me?” Flash Art, Issue 313, March -April 2017.

  • 2016

    Claflin, Whitney, “Nancy Lupo: Parent and Parroting,” Topical Cream, April 6, 2016.
    Lehrer-Graiwer, Sarah, “Nancy Lupo,” Cura, No. 22, Summer 2016.
    Lupo, Nancy, “Film Clowns of the Depression,” Flash Art, Issue 307, Summer 2016.
    Speed, Mitch, “Nancy Lupo,” Frieze, April 2016.
    Tasman, David Andrew, “Parent and Parroting: Nancy Lupo,” DIS Magazine, April 8, 2016.

  • 2015

    Lupo, Nancy, “The Artist’s Artists”, Artforum, December 2015,
    McLean-Ferris, Laura, “You Are What You Eat,” Mousse Magazine, Summer 2015.
    McLean-Ferris, Laura, “Nancy Lupo,” Artforum, June 2015.
    Nayssan, Jay Ezra, “Nancy Lupo,” Kaleidoscope, Issue 24, S/S 2015.
    Smythe-Johnson, Nicole, “Nancy Lupo,” Flash Art, November-December 2015.

  • 2014

    “Mineral Spirit,” Art in America, August 2014.
    Rosetti, Chloe, “500 Words,” Artforum, March 21, 2014.
    Tasman, David Andrew, “Meet Nancy Lupo,” Kaleidoscope, June 2014.
    “Taster’s Choice,” Mousse, May 2014.

  • 2013

    “Nancy Lupo,” The New Yorker, June 2013.

Awards, Grants, and Residencies

  • 2021

    Friends Art Prize, Warsaw, Poland

  • 2020

    Propaganda Network, Tbilisi Residency

  • 2015

    Rema Hort Mann Foundation Artist Grant

  • 2013

    The Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Madison, ME
    Emergency Grant, Foundation for Contemporary Art

  • 2012

    Fountainhead Fellowship, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

  • 2011

    Susan H. Whedon Award, Yale University, New Haven, CT
    Robert Storr Scholarship, Yale University, New Haven, CT 

  • 2007

    Sarah Cooper Hewitt Prize, Cooper Union, New York, NY

Public Collections

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles
Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, Poland