About

Current Show: Celebrating Wild Beauty,

Curated by Scott Malbaurn, at the Schneider Museum in Ashland, Oregon

Schneider Museum Talk with Hollis Witherspoon

Recent Interview: https://www.maakemagazine.com/goodnaked

Biography

Grayson Cox is a New York City based artist working in a variety of media, from painting and printmaking to photography and furniture-like sculpture. He was born in 1979 in Indianapolis, Indiana, received his BFA from Indiana University and spent two years living and working in Tokyo before moving to New York City in 2005. Grayson received his Masters of Fine Art from Columbia University in 2010. Grayson is the recipient of the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Artistic innovation and collaboration grant, National Society of Arts & Letters Career Award, the Daisy Soros Prize, and the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Workspace Residency. He has exhibited in New York and internationally including the Center for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland; Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Tel Aviv, Israel; The School of the Art Institute of Chicago; The New Museum, New York; Elizabeth Foundation, New York; The Fisher Landau Center for Art, Queens, New York; Kunsthalle Galapagos, Brooklyn, NY; The Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, NY; and the Sculpture Center in Queens, NY. 

Grayson’s most recent solo and two person exhibitions have been held at Pressure Club Gallery in Philadelphia, Gasser Grunert Gallery in New York, and Planthouse Gallery in New York. His shows have been reviewed in multiple publications including the New York Times, Art in America, Artnet.com and Time Out New York

Grayson is currently an Adjunct Associate Professor at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York.

Contact: graysoncoxstudio<at>gmail<dot> com

Follow me on instagram and twitter: @graysonsan          

Text Links

/ CV

/ Biography

/ Artist Statement

/ Christopher Stackhouse essay for “SELF Check Out”, 2015

/ Speechbuster Press Release, A Commission by Storefront for Art and Architecture and Collaboration with Architect Jimenez Lai, Supported by the Rauschenberg Foundation

/ Jon Kessler and Fia Backstrom interview/ The Water’s Fine / Gasser Grunert 2012

/ The Water’s Fine Press Release for the 2012 Show at Gasser Grunert Gallery in Chelsea

/ The Waters Fine, Gasser Grunert Gallery, Pidgin Magazine Publication, Architecture School, Princeton University

/Interview with Michael Rush for Clocktower Radio, 2011


/ NUDGE, NUDGE ME DO///// –  by Alison Guidry and Robert Rhee 2011

/ Working statements

/ Conversation Booth text

/ Having a moment with you, Having a moment with your phone

Curatorial Projects

2019 “New Edition: Print from the past, present, and future at Pratt” Artists: Trudy Benson, Geoff Chadsey, Angela Dufresne, Ray Johnson, Lee Krasner, Krystin McKinney, Lisa Sanditz. Curated by Grayson Cox and Caitlin Riordan.

2017 “Published by the Artist” International Print Center New York Curated by Angela Connant and Grayson Cox

2016   “MDF Blog”, Planthouse Gallery, New York, New York

2014  “MWOW”, Knockdown Center, Queens, New York

2013  Personal Propaganda, Organized by Grayson Cox, This Red Door at Kunsthalle Galapagos, Brooklyn, NY

2009  “For You”, Artists: Paul Branca, Daniel Bozhkov, Birgit Rathsman, John Walker and Jesse Weiss, Curated by Grayson Cox, Neiman Gallery, Columbia University,          

Collaborators

Hollis Witherspoon

Personal Desire Propaganda

This Red Door

Planthouse

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council

Gowanus Studio Space

Kunsthalle Galapagos

Pratt Institute Editions

Columbia University

Tabletop

Benfield Partners

Scott Leinweber

Princeton University School of Architecture / Pidgin Magazine

Store Front for Art and Architecture

Rauschenberg Foundation

ICA Baltimore

Blake Marques Carrington

Architect Collaborators:

Anna Knoell

Cyrus Peñarroyo

Jimenez Lai

Scott Leinweber

Chris Benfield