Nancy Lupo
b. 1983, Flagstaff, AZ
lives and works in Los Angeles and Berlin


2011    MFA, Yale University, New Haven, CT
2007    BFA, The Cooper Union, New York, NY
2005    École National Supérior des Beaux-Arts, Paris, FR

Selected Solo Exhibitions

irrealis, Veda, Florence, Italy
Max Payday, Moran Moran, Mexico City, MX

Dying Play, Kristina Kite Gallery, Los  Angeles, CA
The Failure of the Imagination Cafe Players, Jeffery Stark, New York, NY

Golden Shower, Jan Kaps, Cologne, Germany
window where we, Dawid Radziszewski, Warsaw, Poland

BEAT ME BITE ME WHIP ME FUCK ME, S_y_d_n_e_y_S_y_d_n_e_y_, Australia 
Teller, Kristina Kite Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

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

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

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

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

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

Old Zoo Food, LAXART, Los Angeles, CA 

Hats and Balls, Soloway Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 

PET, Reynolds!s Gallery, Richmond, VA

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 and Two Person Exhibitions 

A Reflection on the Sublime, conceived by Kazuna Taguchi with choreography by Shoshiro Matsubara, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan.

Northern Renaissance Fair, organized by Liz Craft and Penti Monokkhinan at Berlin Art Week.
Venus und Sonne im 10. Haus, Mehdi Chouakri Galerie, Berlin, Germany.
In First Person Plural, MACRO Museum, Rome, Italy
Man in House, Institut Funder Bakke, Silkeborg, Denmark
Tsinamdzgvrishvili 49 / Mazniashvili 10, LC Queisser, Tbilisi, Georgia.
Something or Other organized by Isabel Yellin, Maria Bernheim, Zurich,Switzerland.

Destiny Cornucopia
(with Monique Mouton), Veda, Florence, Italy
Flotsam, Jeston, Lagan and Derelict, Art Lot, New York, NY
In Heat, Wind, Wounds, Holes, LC Queisser, Tbilisi, Georgia

Autohaus St. Marx curated by Benjamin Hirte, Neuer Kunstverein Wien, Vienna, Austria
sub/dominium curated by SoiL Thornton, Chateau Shatto, Los Angeles, CA
Emblazoned World curated by Lucy Bull, Bel Ami, Los Angeles, CA
Rites of Passage: 4th Oxygen Biennial curated by Ser Serpas and Ketevan (Keti) Shavgulidze, Tbilisi, Georgia
Antwerp (with Benjamin Hirte), MAK Center of Art and Architecture, Los Angeles, CA
Lichtenfels Sculpture curated by Olivia Thurn-Valsassina, Vienna, Austria

Mere Skyn Curated by Cory John Scozzari, CAPC, Bordeaux, France 

Current: LA Public Art Triennial, Los Angeles, CA
La Piscine, Zero Gallery, Milan Italy

Pond and Waterfall, organized by 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 (catalog)
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 (catalog)

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 (catalog) 
Los Angeles – A Fiction, MAC Lyon, FR (catalog)

Los Angeles – A Fiction, Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo, NO (catalog)
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

Assisted, curated by Jessica Stockholder, Kavi Gupta, Chicago, IL (catalog)
Our Lacustrine Cities, curated by Laura McLean-Ferris, Chapter NY, New York, NY
I Am Attracted Nonetheless..., 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

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

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
Homes & Gardens, Freedman Fitzpatrick, Los Angeles, CA
Works Sited Reprise, Cleopatras, Brooklyn, NY

Selected Bibliography

Andreani, Lisa, ““Destiny Cornucopia”: Nancy Lupo and Monique Mouton at Veda, Florence”: Mousse Magazine”: November 2, 2022.
Hadland, Gracie, “Nancy Lupo is Spiraling”: Frieze, July 20, 2022.

Caldana, Leonardo, “Rites of Passage”: The 4th Oxygen Biennial, Tbilisi”, Flash Art, 8 October 2021, 9:00 am CET.
Earhart, Nick, “Antwerp at Garage Top at the Mackey Apartments”,September 28, 2021

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.

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.

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.

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.

"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.

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

Awards and Residencies

Callie’s, Berlin, Germany
Casa Wabi Residency, Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Mexico

Friends Art Prize, Friends of Friends Art Festival, Warsaw, Poland

Propaganda Network International Artist Residency, Tbilisi, Georgia

Rema Hort Mann Foundation Artist Grant

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

Fountainhead Fellowship, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

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

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

Public Collections

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles 
Whitney Museum, New York
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw

Teaching and Lectures

2017 - Present
Lecturer, Sculpture, University of California, Los Angeles 

Gallery Talk, Mehdi Chouakri Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Visiting Artist, Klasse Nikolas Gamberoff, Kunsthochschule Mainz
Artist Lecture, Casa Wabi, Puerto Escondido, Mexico
Artist Talk, MACRO Museum, Rome, Italy

Visiting Artist & Lecturer, VAADS Free University, Tbilisi, Georgia

Visiting Artist, University of California, Long Beach

Visiting Artist, University of California, Riverside

Guest Advisor, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburg, PA

Visiting Artist, University of California, Irvine

Lecturer, University of Southern California

Visiting Artist, University of California, Los Angeles 

Visiting Artist, Columbia University

Visiting Artist, Otis College of Art and Design

Visiting Artist, University of California, Riverside
Visiting Artist, California Institute of the Arts

Fountainhead Fellow, Virginia Commonwealth University

Teaching Assistant to Michael Queenland, Sculpture, Yale
Teaching Assistant, Yale Norfolk

Props Independent Project Seminar, California Institute of the Arts 

2008 - 2009 
Interim, California Institute of the Arts