Cliff Evans

Born 1977
NSW
Australia
 

EDUCATION

University of Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD
Intermedia and Digital Arts MFA. Awarded 2016

School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
5th Year Certificate. Awarded May 2004

School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Studio Art Diploma. Graduated December 2002
Concentration: Film and Video

University of Texas, Austin, Tx
Attended. Jan. 1997 -May 1999
RTF: Intensive Production Program

EXHIBITIONS 

Solo Shows

2012
“Drones in the Garden,” curated by Andrea Pollan,
Curator’s Office, Washington, DC Nov. - Dec.

“Sites and Stations,” curated by Jason Hughes,
The Stamp Gallery, University of Maryland, College Park, MD Jan. - March

2010
“Citizen,” curated by Christopher Coleman, Laleh Mehran, Dan Jacobs,
Myhren Gallery, University of Denver, Denver, CO Jan. - Feb.

“Citizen,” curated by Stephan Stoyanov,
Stephan Stoyanov Gallery, New York, NY Jan. - Feb.

2009
“Empyrean,” curated by Jacqueline Ehlis,
Cascade Gallery, PCC, Portland, OR March - April

2008
“The Road to Mount Weather,” curated by Andrea Pollan, Curator’s Office,
ScopeMiami, Wynwood Art District, Miami, FL Dec.

“The Road to Mount Weather,” curated by Cory Knedler,
The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD Nov.

“Empyrean,” curated by Jason Hughes & Andrea Pollan
The Library, Baltimore, MD Oct. - Nov.

“Empyrean,”curated by Stephan Stoyanov,
Luxe Gallery, New York, NY June - July

2007
“Cliff Evans: Empyrean,” curated by Pieranna Cavalchini
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, MA Nov. - Jan. 

"Cliff Evans: The Road to Mount Weather," curated by Chris Coleman,
University of Oregon, Eugene, OR April 

2006
"The Road to Mount Weather," curated by Pieranna Cavalchini,
Location One, New York, NY Sept.-Nov.

 

Group Shows

2017
"Citizens," curated by Neta Gal-Azmon,
Petach Tikva Museum of Contemporary Art, Petach Tikva, Israel  April - August

2016
"The Layered Image," curated by Mo Chen, Zixi Liang, Isabella Galdone, Selena Shabot, Aidan Shaw, Lynn Smith, & Esther Tobe,The Institute for Curatorial Practice, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA  Sept.

"Light Year 13: The Body Prevails," curated by Tamas Veszi & Daniela Kostova,
Manhattan Bridge, DUMBO, Brooklyn, NY  May

"Re Entry," IMDA MFA Thesis Show,
Center for Art Design and Visual Culture, University of Maryland Baltimore County  April

2015
"Happenland," curated by Almudena Baeza & Eva Davidova,
Radiator Gallery, LIC, NY  Oct. - Dec.

"Mercury Retrograde: Animated Realities," curated by William Heath & Zeljka Himbele,
Graffit Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria  Aug.

"New Exhibitions," "Citizen: The Wolf and Nanny," curated by Neta Gal-Azmon,
Herzliya Museum of Art, Herzliya, Israel  Feb. - April

2014
“Mercury Retrograde: Animated Realities,” curated by William Heath & Zeljka Himbele,
Galerija Galzeinca, Velika Gorica, Croatia  Nov. - Dec.

“Between Now and Then,” The Garage Door Video Series,
curated by Shireen Abrishamian & Banyi Huang,
Stoop at BRIC House, Brooklyn, NY  Sept.

“Virtual Cities: Violence and Peace in Urban Art,”
III Bienal Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo ULA-2014,
University of Los Andes, Merida, Venezuela  July 

“WPA: Select 2014,” curated by Washington Project for the Arts & Mera Rubell,
Artisphere, Arlington, VA   Feb. - March

“And Then: Varied Approaches to Narrative,” curated by John Anderson,
Marlboro Gallery, Prince George Community College, Largo, MD March - April

“Invites Artist’s Presentation: Rachel Maclean,” curated by Rachel Maclean,
Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK Feb.

“Mercury Retrograde,” curated by William Heath & Zeljka Himbele,
Williams Center Gallery, Lafayette College, Easton, PA Jan. - March

“Baltimore Artists + WPA + Mera Rubell = LOVE,” curated by Mera Rubell,
Marian Boesky Gallery - Uptown, New York, NY Jan.

2013
“Moving Image: London,” curated by Sabin Bors, Olesya Turkina, Julia Draganovic,Jacopo Crivelli Visconti, & Alia Swastika, presented by Andrea Pollan & Curator’s Office, Bargehouse, London, UK Oct.

“Zpetna Draha Merkuru,” curated by William Heath & Zeljka Himbele,
Karlin Studios / Futura, Prague, CZ July - Aug.

“Mercury Restrograde: Animated Realities,” curated by William Heath & Zeljka Himbele,
Stephan Stoyanov Gallery, New York, NY March - May 

2012
“Colliding Complexities,” curated by [dNASAb],
Storefront Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY Sept. - Oct.

“Magic Moments: The Screen and The Eye,” curated by Pieranna Cavalchini
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, MA July

“Techno Nature,” curated by Gwenolee & Bernard Zurcher,
Galerie Zurcher, New York, NY March - April

2011
Hermesʼ “H-Box.” curated by Benjamin Weil,
Guangzhou Triennial, Guangdong Museum of Art, China Sept. - Nov.

“11 en 2011,” curated by Maria Arletta de la Serna,
Museo de Arte de Ponce, Ponce, Puerto Rico Aug. - July

“Places,” curated by Stephan Stoyanov,
Stephan Stoyanov Gallery, New York, NY July - Aug.

Hermesʼ “H Box,” curated by Benjamin Weil,
Today Museum, Beijing, China June - July

Hermesʼ “H Box,” curated by Benjamin Weil,
Artsonje Museum, Seoul, Korea Feb. - March

“Symmetry/Gates,” curated by Paul Young,
Young Projects, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA Jan. - May

2010
“Urban Video Project,” curated by Light Works,
Creative Corridor, Syracuse, NY Nov. - Dec.

“Matrix City,” Impakt Festival, curated by Ana Dzokic, Marc Neelen & Kristian Lukic,
Theater Kikker, Utrecht, Netherlands Oct.

“Mixology II,” curated by Andrea Pollan,
Curatorʼs Office, Washington, DC July - Aug.

"ROMA - The Road to Contemporary Art,
Piazza Orazio Guistiniani, Rome, IT May

"LOOP Video Art Fair," Barcelona, ES May

“Depth Perception,”
Stephan Stoyanov Gallery, New York, NY May - June

Hermes' “H Box,” curated by Benjamin Weil,
Fondation Beyeler, Basel, CH April - May

“Future Tense: Landscapes in Transition,” curated by Dede Young
Stephan Stoyanov Gallery, New York, NY April - May 

“Phantoms,” curated by Stephan Stoyanov,
Red House Gallery, Syracuse, NY Feb. - March 

Hermes' “H Box,” (w/o the box) curated by Benjamin Weil,
The New Museum, New York, NY Jan. - Feb
(and w/the box)
Laboratorio Arte Alameda, Mexico City, MX Jan - Feb.

2009
“Under Control,” curated by Ginger Gregg Duggan & Judith Hoos Fox,
Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,
Champaign, IL Oct. - Jan.

Hermes' “H Box,” curated by Benjamin Weil,
Houston Cinema Arts Society’s 2009 Cinema Arts Festival Houston,
Alabama Theatre, Houston, TX Oct. - Nov.

“Mercury Retrograde: Animated Realities,”
curated by Zeljka Himbele-Kozul & William Heath
Big Medium Gallery, Austin, TX Oct. - Nov.

“Phantoms Too,” curated by Stephan Stoyanov,
Stephan Stoyanov Gallery, New York, NY Sept.

“Jump Cut Pop,” (w/TerrorFarmer) curated by the Haggerty Museum,
Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI July - Oct.

“Whartscape 2009,” curated by Liz Donadio, Dina Kelberman, & Jimmy Joe Roche,
Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD July

Hermes' “H Box,” curated by Benjamin Weil,
Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA April - Sept.

2008
“Agency: Artists and Advertising,” curated by Kevin Concannon & John Noga,
McDonough Museum of Art, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH Sept - Nov

“Alternative Energy,” curated by Stephan Stoyanov,
China International Gallery Exposition,
China World Trade Center, Beijing, China April

"ScopeNewYork," curated by Andrea Pollan, Curator’s Office,
Lincoln Center, Damrosch Park, New York, NY March

2007
“Aqua Art Miami,”curated by Andrea Pollan, Curator’s Office,
Aqua Hotel Room 222, Miami Beach, FL December

“[PAM] Perpetual Art Machine: Video Art in the Age of the Internet,”
Co-organized by Nina Colosi & the [PAM] Founding Artists,
Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY Aug. - Sept. 

“ScopeHamptons,” curated by Andrea Pollan, Curator’s Office,
East Hampton Studios, Wainscott, NY July 

“Nine International Artists,” International Residency Program,
Location One, New York, NY June - July 

“artDC fair,” curated by Andrea Pollan, Curator’s Office,
Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC April 

“Evolve;Adapt,” curated by Paul Sabota & Steven Probert,
Front Room Gallery, Cleveland, OH March - April 

2006
"Material Matters," curated by Jason Hughes,
Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD July - Sept. 

"Traveling Scholars,"
Museum of Fine Art, Boston, MA Feb. - April 

2005
"Collateral Damage" (w/TerrorFarmer) curated by Joanna Kao,
Brickbottom Gallery, Boston, MA May - June 

2004
"Google-ing the Real," (w/TerrorFarmer) curated by Mary Ellen Strom & James Nadeau,
Judi Rotenberg Gallery, Boston, MA June 

"5th Year Exhibition," (w/TerrorFarmer)
Museum School, Boston, MA April - May 

2003
"Terra Cognita - Cinematexas," curated by Jay Hodges,
Creative Research Lab, Austin, TX Sept.

Awards and Honors:

Premio Giovani Collezionisti Prize - Finalist, ROMA, 2010
Younger Than Jesus: Artist Directory, New Museum, Phaidon, 2009
Artforum's Top 10 Artist Films for 2006 as picked by MOMA curator Barbara London
Clarissa Bartlett Scholarship, Museum School, 2004
Charles Amos Cummings Memorial Scholarship, Museum School, 2004
5th Year Traveling Scholar, Museum School, 2004
Princess Grace Award Nomination, 2004
Deans Discretionary Fund, Museum School, 2003
Best Experimental Film, Museum School Film & Video Annual, 2003

Residencies:

Location One, New York, NY
International Residency Program, Feb. - June, 2007

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, MA
Artist in Residence, Oct. 2006

Tanglewood - Boston Symphony Orchestra, Lenox, MA
Filmmakers & Composers Program, July - August, 2004