CV

Born: Boston, MA 1978
Lives, works: New York, NY.

Education

  • Adjunct Faculty 2008-present, Department of Art and Art Professions, New York University
  • MFA 2008 Studio Art New York University
  • BSA 2001 Studio Art University of Wisconsin – Madison

Solo Exhibitions / Two Person

  • 2017, Metropolis Drawings, Sediment Arts, Richmond, VA
  • 2017, Metropolis Drawings, VOLTA NY, Galerie Jan Dhaese, New York, NY
  • 2015, The Veil of Dreams, IDIO Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (with Jesse Bransford)
  • 2015, True Corpus, Galerie Jan Dhaese, Gent, Belgium
  • 2014, Through Every Leaf, Freight + Volume, New York, NY (with JJ Manford)
  • 2013, VOLTA NY, Galerie Jan Dhaese, New York, NY
  • 2012, Dusk Drawings, Trailer Park Proyect, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • 2011, Future Myths of the Surface, Galerie Jan Dhaese, Gent, Belgium
  • 2010, We wait as banshees wait, Galerie Jan Dhaese, Gent, Belgium

Selected Group Exhibitions, Art Fairs, etc.

2016
Language of the Birds, 80 WSE Gallery, New York, NY (curator Pam Grossman)
World Made by Hand, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, NY
The Veil of Dreams, SPRING/BREAK Art Show, New York, NY (The Sphinx)

2015
Apples Turn to Water, SPRING/BREAK Art Show, New York, NY (The Sphinx)
Happiness, LabSpace, Great Barrington MA (curator Slink Moss)
Art on Paper, with Freight+Volume, New York, NY
Your Bad Self, Arts+Leisure, New York, NY (catalog)
Lucky Draw, Sculpture Center Benefit, Queens, NY

2014
Prep School, Torrence Museum of Art, Torrence, CA (curator Max Presneil and Lisa Desmidt)
I:Mage 2, Fulgur Esoterica, London, UK
Home Studio, SPRING/BREAK Art Show, New York, NY (The Sphinx)
Lucky Draw, Sculpture Center Benefit, Queens, NY

2013
Homing Pigeon, Gallery Lara, Tokyo, Japan (curated by Kio Griffith)
DNA Residency Exhibition, DNA Gallery, Provincetown, MA
No Region Would, West College, Los Angeles, (curated by Kio Griffith)
Overload, Garboushian Gallery, Los Angeles
Sound Poems, Sequences Festival Off Site @ Harpa, Reykjavik, Iceland
Swamp, Edgar Allan Poe Park, Bronx, NY (curated by Kari Adelaide)
What’s The Story?, Freight + Volume, New York, NY
Santurce es Ley, Trailer Park Proyect, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Radio Radio Chopshop / Pier 1218, Madison, WI (Curated by Derrick Buisch, with catalog)
Lucky Draw, Sculpture Center Benefit, Queens, NY

2012
The Double Dirty Dozen & Friends, Freight+Volume, New York, NY
That Sinking Sense of Wonder, Southfirst, Brooklyn, NY (curated by Jesse Bransford)
THE FINAL FRONTIER, 340 Morgan Ave, Brooklyn, NY (curated by Matt Jones)
BAM Art Auction 8, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn,  NY
Lucky Draw, Sculpture Center Benefit, Queens, NY
December Store II, Galerie Jan Dhaese, Ghent, BE (curated by Vanessa Albury and Sorine Anderson)

2011
Take-Out, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, NY (curated by Scott Hug)
Art on Paper, White Hotel, Brussels Belgium with Galerie Jan Dhaese
December Store, .NO Gallery, New York, NY (curated by Vanessa Albury and Sorine Anderson)
BAM Art Auction 7, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn,  NY

2010
Watou Kunstenfestival, Watou, Belgium (honorarium)
KVKM, Cologne, Germany
Summer Show, Galerie Jan Dhaese, Gent, Belgium
k48 Benefit, Nicelle Bueachene Gallery, New York, NY
Abstract Intentions, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY (curated by David Gibson)
1 ¾” , St. Cecilia’s Convent, Brooklyn, NY (curated by Peter Clough)
The Persieds, Custer Observatory, Southold, NY (curated by Kari Adelaide and Sorine Anderson)
Past in Present, Watou Kunstenfestival, Watou, Belgium (curated by Jan Van Woensel)
Born to Die, Second Home Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Bad Moon Rising 5, UKS, Oslo, Norway (curated by Jan Van Woensel)
Portable Caves, HKJB, Long Island City, NY
In the Mind, On the Paper, Puck Building, NYU, New York, NY (curated by John Torreano)
Behind the Green Door, DNA Gallery, Provincetown, MA
PULSE, Miami with Freight + Volume

2009
Heartbreak Hotel, Freight + Volume Gallery, New York, NY
Summer Show, Galerie Jan Dhaese, Gent, Belgium
PULSE Miami, with Freight + Volume, Miami, FL
Good News, Porter Butts Gallery, UW Madison, Madison WI
Straus Institute, New York, NY
Snippets, Samplings, Static, Ernest Rubenstein Gallery, New York, NY
Black Thursday Halloween City!!! Black Friday Fireworks Stand, 17-17 Troutman St.,  Brooklyn NY
<>, NYU Commons Gallery, New York, NY
Bad Moon Rising 3, Boots Contemporary Art Space, St. Louis, MO
On or Of Paper, University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL

2008
Art Aqua Miami with Pierre Menard Gallery, Miami, FL
Our Time Here Will Not Be Long, Pierre Menard Gallery, Cambridge MA
Bad Moon Rising Special Edition, ICSP, Brooklyn, NY
Paradise Lost, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY
The Sound of Music, NYU Commons Gallery, New York, NY (Curated by Jan Van Woensel)

2007
Look Away, Cynthia Broan Gallery, New York, NY
Smile On Your Brother, NYU Rosenberg Gallery, New York, NY
Landscape As…, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Animals & Plants in Abstract & Urban Worlds, IPTAR, New York, NY
Today’s Artists for Tomorrow, Hagan Saint Philip, Bronx, NY

Curatorial:
The Veil of Dreams, SPRING/BREAK Art Show, NY, NY 2016 (with Kari Adelaide)
Lesser Deities of Summer, Underdonk, Brooklyn NY 2015 (with Kari Adelaide)
Apples Turn to Water, The Sphinx @ SPRING/BREAK Art Show, NY, NY 2015 (with Kari Adelaide)
Home Studio, The Sphinx @ SPRING/BREAK Art Show, NY, NY 2014 (with Kari Adelaide)
Cypher, The Sphinx, New York, NY, 2013 (with Kari Adelaide)
EPIC, The Monty, Antwerp, Belgium, 2011 (with Jan Van Woensel)
EPIC, screened at Off/off art cinema, Ghent, BE 2012

Bibliography
Priscilla Frank, Delving Into The Shadowy World Of Occult Art, Huffington Post, January 28, 2016
Ryan Steadman & Paul Laster, Weekend Edition: 11 Things to Do… NY Observer, August 14, 2015
Inge Braeckman, True Corpus, hArt, Belgium, June 2015
Thom Donovan, True Corpus, Wild Horses of Fire, May 2015
Peter Frank, “Haiku Reviews”, Huffington Post, September 5, 2014
Livia Filotico, “The Veil of Dreams – The Beauty of Collaborative Art Projects & Intimacy”, Reality Sandwich, September 2014
Daniel Gauss, “Through Every Leaf – JJ Manford and Max Razdow at Freight+Volume”, ArtFuse, July 29, 2014
Katy Diamond Hamer, “Through Every Leaf, Freight+Volume”, Eyes Toward the Dove, August 13 2014
Katy Diamond Hamer, “Watermill Benefit”, Flash Art July 28, 2014
n+1, drawing featured (Double Man) July, 2013
Lynn Maliszewski, “The Crux: A Conversation with Max Razdow,” On-Verge, March 17, 2013
Collect Arts Antiques Auctions, “Foires”, featured in preview of VOLTA NY, Issue 93, 2013
Liz Insogna, “If Myth Were Matter,” Huffington Post, January 24, 2013
Enrico Gomez, “That Sinking Sense of Wonder”, WagMag, July 1, 2012
Pam Grossman, “Max Razdow,” Phantasmafile, June 27 2012
Paddy Johnson & Whitney Kimball, “Recommended Bushwich Open Studio: Max Razdow,” interview, Art Fag City, May 31 2012
Kunsthart, Review of “Future Myths of the Surface,” December 2011
Holland Cotter, “Take-Out”, New York Times, August 19, 2011
Katy Alonza Hamer, “Take-Out”, Eyes Toward the Dove, July 15, 2011
Benjamin Sutton, The Measure, L Magazine, “Favorites from Galleries and Studios…”, 2011
K48, Issue 8. ABRAK48DABRA, artwork and poetic text featured, November, 2010, New York, NY
Featured Artist, A Pleasant View, May 2010, Antwerp, Belgium
Kunsthart, Review of “We wait as banshees wait”, #65, Brussels, Belgium
Katy Alonza Hamer, “<>”, Eyes Toward the Dove, February 6, 2009
ARTisSpectrum, Cover, title page photographs, Volume 17 (Summer 2007), New York, NY
Lauren McSherry, “Keeping the Bronx Alive”, Bronx Times (March 22, 2007)

Publications
The White Hills (self published edition 250), 2013
Text included in The Lecture: Improvised Notes, exhibition catalog for Marthe Ram Fortune, NABROAD, Oslo, NO (2012)
Epic Form in Video 2.0, The Maximillian, Brisbane, Australia (2012)
Epic Form in Video 1.0, for exhibition EPIC at The Monty, Antwerp, Belgium (2011)
Review of Ronnie Bass The Astronomer, Portland OR, ArtUS Issue 30, (2010)
Review of Jennifer and Kevin McCoy exhibition, NYC, ArtUS, issue 26 (2009): 21.
Review of “S&M Live!”, Commons Gallery, NYC, ArtUS, issue 26 (2009): 28.

Residencies / Grants / Fellowships (Awards, Honors, etc.)

  • NordlandAIR, Bodø, Norway, 2014
  • DNA Residency, Provincetown, MA, 2013
  • Hafnarborg Residency, Hafnarborg Museum, Hafnarfjodur, Iceland, 2011
  • Student Excellence Award, New York University, 2008
  • NYU-Steinhardt Travel Grant, New York University, 2007
  • Teaching Assistantship, New York University, 2007
  • Graduate Education Scholarship, New York University, 2006