Marcel Dzama

Biography

Dzama was born in Winnipeg in 1974 and lives in New York. He has exhibited widely internationally and his work is held in museum collections worldwide.

Soloshows

  • 2016

  • 2015

  • 2014

  • 2013

    • A Trickster Made this World, Helga de Alvear, Madrid

    • Time Waits for Us, Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm

    • Unreal, Evergreen Cultural Centre, Coquitlam

    • Puppets, Pawns, and Prophets, David Zwirner, London

  • 2012

    • Con razón o sin ella/With or Without Reason, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de Málaga, Málaga

    • Death Disco Dance, Isolation Room, St. Louis

    • The End Game, World Chess Hall of Fame, St. Louis

    • A Game of Chess, Sies + Höke, Düsseldorf

    • A Touch of Evil/Un toque de maldad, Museo de Arte de Zapopan (MAZ), Zapopan

  • 2011

    • Behind Every Curtain, David Zwirner, New York

    • A Game of Chess, Gemeentemuseum, The Hague

    • Jockum Nordström and Marcel Dzama, Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm

    • The Never Known into the Forgotten, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Braunschweig

  • 2010

    • Aux mille tours/Of Many Turns, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal

    • Delila’s Dance, Galería Helga de Alvear, Madrid

  • 2009

    • The Infidels, Sies + Höke, Düsseldorf

  • 2008

    • Edition 46 - Marcel Dzama, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich

    • Even the Ghost of the Past, David Zwirner, New York

  • 2007

    • Celluloid Ceremony, Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm

    • Oficina para Proyectos de Arte, Guadalajara

    • Moving Picture, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London

  • 2006

    • Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow

    • Conversations 2: Marcel Dzama & Alice Shaw, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery

    • The Richard L. Nelson Gallery & Fine Art Collection, University of California, Davis

    • Sies + Höke, Düsseldorf

    • Tree with Roots, IKON Gallery, Birmingham

    • Works on Paper, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle

  • 2005

    • The Course of Human History Personified, David Zwirner, New York

    • The Lotus Eaters, Centre d’Art Santa Mònica, Barcelona

  • 2004

    • Timothy Taylor Gallery, London

    • The Albatross Note, Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm

    • Bears in My Room: Works on Paper by Marcel Dzama, Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville

    • Christophe Daviet-Thery Livres et Editions d’Artistes, Paris

    • Olga Korper Gallery, Toronto

    • Sies + Höke, Düsseldorf

    • Susan Inglett Gallery, New York

  • 2003

    • Daily Apocalypse: One Drawing by Two Artists, Perugi Artecontemporanea, Padova

    • Drawings by Marcel Dzama: From the Bernardi Collection, Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor

    • Marcel Dzama & Jockum Nordström, David Zwirner, New York

    • New Work, Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica

    • Welcome to Winnipeg, Rizziero Arte, Pescara

  • 2002

    • Drawings for Dante, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London

    • Sies + Höke, Düsseldorf

  • 2001

    • David Zwirner Gallery, New York

    • Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon

    • Diehl Vorderwuelbecke, Berlin

    • Galleria No Code, Bologna

    • Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle

    • Monica De Cardenas Galleria, Milan

    • Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica

    • Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm

  • 2000

    • More Famous Drawings, Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art, Winnipeg

    • Sies + Höke, Düsseldorf

    • David Zwirner Gallery, New York

    • Zeichnungen + Video, Diehl Vorderwuelbecke, Berlin

  • 1999

    • Casa Triângulo, São Paulo

    • Espaço Produções, Rio de Janeiro

    • Greene Gallery, Genf

    • Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica

  • 1998

    • Art Forum, Berlin

    • Artpace, San Antonio

    • Casa Triângulo, São Paulo

    • David Zwirner, New York

    • Espaço Purplex, Capacete Entretenimentos, Rio de Janeiro

    • Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica

  • 1997

    • Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica

Groupshows

  • 2016

  • 2015

    • Donation Florence & Daniel Guerlain, Nordiska Akvarellmuseet [organized in collaboration with Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris], Skärhamn
    • Dusk to Dusk: Unsettled, Unraveled, Unreal, Ben Maltz Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design [organized by Samek Art Museum, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania], Los Angeles
    • Aires Libres - Manifestation d’art public, Aires Libres, Rue Sainte Catherine, Montréal
    • Walk the line - Neue Wege der Zeichnung, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg
  • 2014

    • Norrsken - Lueurs du Nord, Studio Fotokino, Marseille
    • Inaugural Exhibition, Sherrick and Paul, Nashville
    • Modern Visions - The Mendel Art Gallery 50th Anniversary Exhibition, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon
    • On Stage - Recent Acquisitions, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
    • Unreal, Kamploos Art Gallery, Kamploos; Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna
  • 2013

    • Colección Helga de Alvear: El Arte de Presente, CentroCentro, Palacio de Cibeles, Madrid

    • The Spectacle of Play, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton

    • On Paper, Centro de Arte Visuales Fundación Helga de Alvear, Cáceres

    • David Cronenberg: Transformation, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto

    • Performer as Curator: Alison Goldfrapp, The Lowry, Salford

    • Four Corners of the World, HITE Foundation, Seoul

    • Theatrical Fields, Bildmuseet, Umeå University, Umeå

    • Unreal, Evergreen Cultural Centre, Coquitlam

    • Puppets, Pawns, and Prophets, David Zwirner, London

    • Die gestundete Zeit, Sies + Höke, Düsseldorf

    • Marcel Duchamp's Nude Descending a Staircase: An Homage, Francis M. Naumann Fine Art, New York

    • Stargazer, Sven-Harrys Konstmuseum, Stockholm

  • 2012

    • 4th Guangzhou Triennial: The Unseen, Guangzhou

    • Builders: Canadian Biennial 2012, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

    • Daniel and Florence Guerlain Contemporary Art Foundation Drawing Prize, Salon du Dessin, Palais de la Bourse, Paris

    • Drawing Stories: Narration in contemporary graphic art, Museum Folkwang, Essen

    • Exquisite Corpses: Drawing and Disfiguration, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

    • Fairy Tales, Monsters, and the Genetic Imagination, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville

    • Freedom of Assembly, Oakville Galleries, Oakville

    • From Our Collections: Meginary, Glenbow Museum, Calgary

    • Goya's Heirs/Goyas Erben, Stiftung Opelvillen, Rüsselsheim

    • Oh, Canada, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA), North Adams

    • Winnipeg Now, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg

  • 2011

    • Fairy Tales, Monsters and the Genetic Imagination, First Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville

    • All Cannibals!, la maison rouge, Paris

    • Everything Must Go, Casey Kaplan, New York

    • From the Collection: Unreal, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver

    • My Winnipeg, la maison rouge, Paris

    • Oceanomania: Souvenirs of Mysterious Seas, Nouveau Musée National, Monaco

    • Painting Between the Lines, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco

    • A Paper Trail, Cultuurcentrum de Werft, Geel

    • A Prairie Snapshot, National Arts Centre, Ottawa

    • Radical Drawing, Purdy Hicks, London

    • Taking Sides, Paddle8.com

  • 2010

    • Cue: Artists’ Videos, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver

    • The Fate of Irony, KAI 10 Raum für Kunst, Düsseldorf

    • Human Condition: Empathy and Emancipation in Precarious Times, Universalmuseum Joanneum / Kunsthaus, Graz

    • Krieg und Frieden, Ausstellungshalle zeitgenössische Kunst, Münster

    • Larger Than Life - Stranger Than Fiction: 11. Triennale Kleinplastik 2010, Fellbach

    • Monster, West Vancouver Museum, Vencouver

    • New Narrative, Heskin Contemporary, New York

    • Thanks for Being With Us: Contemporary Art from the Douglas Nielsen Collection, Tucson Museum of Art, Arizona

    • Today Is Yesterday Tomorrow/Idag Är Igår Imorgon, Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm

  • 2009

    • Compass in Hand: Selections from The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

    • Mi Vida. From Heaven to Hell: Life Experiences in Art from the MUSAC Collection, Műcsarnok Kunsthalle, Budapest

    • Mind the Cracks! Collages from the Museum and from other collections, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv

    • Moby Dick, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco

    • Private Universes, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas

    • Sobey Art Award 2009, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax

    • Jardín Botánico Culiacán, Culiacan Rosales

    • Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass, Kunsthal, Amersfoort

  • 2008

    • The Gallery, David Zwirner, New York

    • New Releases and Then Some, Electric Works, San Francisco

    • Order, Desire, Light, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin

    • The Other Mainstream II: Selections from the Mikki and Stanley Weithorn Collection, Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe

    • The Royal Art Lodge: Learned Helplessness, Pippy Houldsworth, London

    • Summer Show, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London

    • The Voting Booth Project, David Zwirner, New York

    • Winter Water Color Land, Samuel Freeman, Santa Monica

    • Wunderkammer: A Century of Curiosities, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

  • 2007

    • 5 rencontres d’artistes, Christophe Daviet-Thery, Paris

    • COMIX, Kunsthallen Brandts, Odense

    • Cult Fiction, The New Art Gallery, Walsall

    • Existencias, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, León

    • Hinter den Sieben Bergen, Patricia Low Contemporary, Gstaad

    • Paper Baglady and Other Stories, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London

    • The Royal Art Lodge - Where is Here?, Winnipeg Art Lodge, Winnipeg

    • Running Around the Pool, Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee

    • The Storytellers, Pilar Parra & Romero, Madrid

    • The Teardrop Explodes, Stadtgalerie, Schwaz

    • Traum und Trauma/Dream and Trauma: Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection, Athens, Kunsthalle Wien and Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna

    • Yäq, La Planta, Arte Contemporáneo Omnilife, Guadalajara

  • 2006

    • Bestiary, Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica

    • The Compulsive Line: Etching 1900 to Now, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

    • Down By Law: Day for Night, 2006 Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

    • Full House - Faces of a Collection, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim

    • Into Me/Out of Me, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City

    • Los Caprichos (the sleep of reason produces monsters), Rizziero Arte, Pescara

    • New Prints 2006, International Print Center, New York

    • Parallel Visions II: “Outsider” and “Insider” Art Today, Galerie St. Etienne, New York

    • Peer Pleasure 1: The Royal Art Lodge Space 1026 and Instant Coffee, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco

    • Since 2000: Printmaking Now, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

  • 2005

    • Funny Cuts, Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart

    • Emergencias, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, León

    • Aus der Serie, Teil III, K4 Galerie, Saarbrücken

    • Strips & Characters – Kunst unter dem Einfluss von Comics, Kunstverein Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg

    • Central Station – The Harald Falckenberg Collection, La Maison Rouge, Paris

    • Always Crashing in the Same Car, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen

    • Dear New Girl or whatever your name is, Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco

    • Drawing Narrative, College of Wooster Art Museum, Wooster

    • Eccentric Modern, The Foundation To-Life Inc., Mount Kisco, New York

    • Everywhere, Mendenhall Sobieski Gallery, Pasadena

    • The Gallery, Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm

    • Kinderszenen/Child’s Play, Rohkunstbau XII, Wasserschloss Gross Leuthen, Spreewald

    • Le Mélange des Genres: Créatures Hybrides et Mystérieuses, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, Rouen

    • Max Ernst and the Tradition of the Modern, Städtische Kunsthalle, Mannheim

    • New Work/New Acquisitions, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

    • The Other Mainstream: Selections from the Mikki and Stanley Weithorn Collection, Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe

    • Pensieri dei serpenti by The Royal Art Lodge, Perugi Artecontemporanea, Padova

    • Prague Biennale: A Second Sight, National Gallery, Prague

    • The Royal Art Lodge: Serpentine Musings, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin

    • The Royal Art Lodge: Venetian Works at Caffé Florian, Caffé Florian, Venice

    • Security Check: Painting After Romanticism, Arndt & Partner, Zürich

    • Surface, Lucas Schoormans Gallery, New York

    • Take Two. Worlds and Views: Contemporary Art from the Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

    • Tres o Cuatro Historias, Galería Helga de Alvear, Madrid

    • The Wonderful Fund on Tour, Le Musée de Marrakech, Marrakech

    • Words: The Formal Presence of Text in Modern and Contemporary Works on Paper, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York

  • 2004

    • À Fripon, fripon et demi, pour une École Buissonnière, Collection Lambert en Avignon, Avignon

    • Bande annonce, Véronique de Bellefroid & Bernard Prévot, Brussels

    • Dessins et des autres, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris

    • Diaries & Dreams: Arbeiten auf Papier, Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal

    • Die ungeschriebene Nachkriegsgeschichte der Zeichnung, Galerie Hübner, Frankfurt

    • Funny Cuts: Cartoons and Comics in Contemporary Art, Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart

    • Huts, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin

    • It’s a Wonderful Life: Psychodrama in Contemporary Painting, Spaces, Cleveland

    • Nieva Negro at the Photo España 2004: Historias, Madrid

    • Paradiso e Inferno, Galleria di Piazza San Marco, Venice

    • Perfil de una coleção, Instituto Cultural Usiminas, Ipatinga

    • The Royal Art Lodge: Hypothermia, Atelier Gallery, Vancouver

    • The Royal Art Lodge: Pride in Workmanship, The Houldsworth Gallery, London

    • The Royal Family, Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica

    • Sobey Art Award 2004, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax

    • Strips & Characters, Kunstraum München, Munich

    • Works on Paper, Sprüth Magers Projekte, Munich

  • 2003

    • Comic Release: Negotiating Identity for a New Generation, Regina Gouger Miller Gallery at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh

    • For the Record: Drawing Contemporary Life, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver

    • The Great Drawing Show 1550-2003, Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles

    • MosaiCanada: Sign and Sound, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul

    • Odd Fellows, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

    • Rendered, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York

    • The Royal Art Lodge: Ask the Dust, The Drawing Center, New York

    • Sweet Tooth, Mixture Contemporary Art, Houston

    • Zwischenbilanz, Kunstforum Baloise, Basel

  • 2002

    • 47th Biennial Exhibition: Fantasy Underfoot, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.

    • Art in the ‘Toon Age: Selections from the Collection, Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing

    • Expect: Art, The What to Expect Foundation, New York

    • Fantasyland, D’Amelio Terras, New York

    • La Biennale de Montréal 2002, Montreal

    • One Thousand Words, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan

    • Short Stories, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg

  • 2001

    • Amused: Humor in Contemporary Art, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago

    • Artpile: The Royal Art Lodge, Atelier Gallery, Vancouver

    • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: A Spaghetti Western, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver

    • I ♥ NY, David Zwirner, New York

    • In Fumo, Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo, Bergamo

    • Paperview, Galería Espacio Mínimo, Madrid

    • Read All about it, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle

    • The Royal Art Lodge, Perugi Artecontemporanea, Padova

    • The Royal Art Lodge: Amounts of Blood, Artcore, Toronto

    • W5: Five Winnipeg Artists Spanning Five Generations, Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, Brandon

    • Ziviler Ungehorsam: Die Sammlung Falckenberg, Kestner Gesellschaft, Hanover

  • 2000

    • Drawing Show, Chicago Institute of Art, Chicago

    • Garage Video, North Dakota Museum, Grand Forks

    • Babylon, Galerie Philomene Magers, Munich

    • Canada 3 Perspectives: Dzama, Séguin, Varey, Artcore, Toronto

    • Double Whammy, Atelier Gallery, Vancouver

    • Dr. Wings, Galerie Air de Paris, Paris

    • The Drawing Show, Lizbeth Oliveria Gallery, San Francisco

    • Drawings 2000, Gladstone Gallery, New York

    • Fall Survey, Douglas Udell Gallery, Vancouver / Edmonton

    • Garage Video, Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art, Winnipeg

    • The Royal Art Lodge Drawings, Helen Pitt Gallery, Vancouver

    • The Royal Art Lodge Presents, Atelier Gallery, Vancouver

    • Selections from The Manilow Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

    • Selections from the Permanent Collection, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver

  • 1999

    • Castelli di Carte, Claudia Gian Ferrari Arte Contemporanea, Milan

    • Contemporary American Realist Drawings, the Jalane and Richard Davidson Collection, The Art Institute, Chicago

    • Draw, Ten in One Gallery, Chicago

    • Greetings from Winnipeg, Minneapolis College of Art & Design, Minneapolis

    • Sit(E)ings: Trajectories for a Future, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg

  • 1998

    • For the Birds, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington

    • Laughing, Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art, Winnipeg

    • Selections Spring ’98, The Drawing Center, New York

  • 1997

    • Art for Healing, Walker Theatre, Winnipeg

    • Fresh Popped, Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art and Anti-Chamber, Winnipeg

    • Gallery 1.1.1., Gallery 1.1.1., University of Manitoba, Winnipeg

    • New Fun Video Show #7, Espaço Purplex, São Paulo

    • The Royal Art Lodge, Small Projects Gallery, University of Houston, Houston

    • Wood Inc., Off-Ice Gallery, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg

    • Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica

  • 1996

    • Fite Gallery, Winnipeg

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