KAHN & SELESNICK

Selesnick: born London, England, 1964.
Kahn: born New York City, 1964.
 
Education
BFAs from Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. 1986
1987 New Jersey State Council for the Arts Grant.
1994 Fine Arts Work Center Fellowship, Provincetown, Ma.
1995 Provincetown Arts Council Grant
2000 Artists in Residence, Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Ma.
2001 Djerassi Foundation Residency, Woodside, Ca.
2002 Artists in Residence, Princeton Atelier, Princeton University, NJ
2003 New York Book Show, best photography book of 2002 for Scotlandfuturebog
2005 Artist in Residence Grant, NASA.
2007 Green Leaf Award: United Nations Environmental Program, for Best Painting at the Global Warming Show, Nobel Peace Center, Oslo, Norway
2008 AICA award for best exhibition in Boston area: Eisbergfreistadt at Pepper Gallery
 
Solo Exhibitions
2009
John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Worlds Discovered Sheboygan Wisconsin, Jan-April.
Untitled (Artspace), Oklahoma City, OK, Apollo Prophecies & Eisbergfreistadt, Feb-April.
Robischon Gallery, Denver Co, Eisbergfreistadt, March- April.
Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles CA, Eisbergfreistadt, Jun-July.
2008
Aeroplastics Contemporary, Brussels Belgium, Peat, Salt & Moondust, Jan-March.
Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale AZ, Eisbergfreistat, April.
Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, NY, Eisbergfreistat, May-June.
Hiestand Gallery of Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, Sept-Oct.
Carl Hammer Gallery, Chicago, Il,Eisbergfreistat, Oct - Dec.
2007
Pepper Gallery, Boston, Eisbergfreistadt, May-June.
Irvine Contemporary, Washington DC, Eisbergfreistadt, Oct- Nov.
2006
Dowd Fine Arts Center, SUNY Cortland, The Art of Kahn and Selesnick, Jan - Mar
Robischon Gallery, Denver CO, 10 Years of Panoramas and Artifacts, a Kahn /Selesnick retrospective, April-May.
2005
Lisa Sette Gallery Scottsdale, The Apollo Prophecies, Nov-Dec.
Carl Hammer Gallery Chicago, The Apollo Prophecies, Nov-Dec.
Martin Irvine Contemporary Art Washington DC, The Apollo Prophecies, Oct.
Berta Walker Gallery Provincetown, Nomadischespuppetheater, Aug-Sept.
Paul Kopeikan Gallery Los Angeles The Apollo Prophecies, Jan-Feb.
2004
Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York The Apollo Prophecies, Oct-Dec
DNA Gallery Provincetown, Ma. The Apollo Prophecies, August
Pepper Gallery Boston, Ma. Apollo: a prophecy, April-May
2003
Focus Gallery London, U.K. City of Salt, Oct-Nov
DNA Gallery Provincetown, Ma. Large Images August
Yancey Richardson Gallery New York. City of Salt, May-July
2002
Carl Hammer Gallery Chicago. City of Salt, Oct-Nov
Yancey Richardson Gallery New York. Scotlandfuturebog, Sept-Oct
Paul Kopeikan Gallery Los Angeles. City of Salt, Sept-Oct
DNA Gallery Provincetown, Ma. Aug-Sept
Pepper Gallery Boston, Ma. City of Salt, March-April
Lisa Sette Gallery Scottsdale, Arizona. City of Salt, Jan-Feb
2001
DNA Gallery Provincetown, Ma. City of Salt, July-August
Carrie Haddad Gallery Hudson, NY. Scotlandfuturebog, Jan-Feb.
2000
Palo Alto Arts Center Palo Alto, Ca. The REC, Past-Future, Sept-Dec.
DNA Gallery Provincetown, Ma. Schottensumpfkunftig, July.
Lisa Sette Gallery Scottsdale, Arizona. Past and Future, March-April .
David Beitzel Gallery New York. Transmissions from the Schottensumpfkumpftig (Scotlandfuturebog), Feb-March
1999
Pepper Gallery Boston, Ma. Schottensumpfkunftig, Dec-Jan.
Paul Kopeikin Gallery Los Angeles. The Circular River: the Siberian Expeditions of 1944-46, Oct. - Nov.
Monique Knowlton New York. The Circular River, October - January
1998
Eli Marsh Gallery Amherst College, Amherst, Ma. The Circular River, Oct.
Bachelier Cardonsky Gallery Kent, Ct., Sept-Oct.
Carrie Haddad Gallery Hudson, NY., June-July
Pepper Gallery Boston, Ma. The Circular River, April-June
1997
Monique Knowlton New York. The Pavillion of the Greenman, Oct-Nov.
East End Gallery Provincetown, Ma. The Burren Expedition, August.
Monique Knowlton New York. The Journals of Peter Hesselbach, March-April
Gallery Camino Real Boca Raton, Fl. Tent of the Mesmer, March-May
Pepper Gallery The Photographic Journals of Peter Hesselbach, Dec-Jan
1996
Bachelier Cardonsky Gallery Kent, Ct. Tent of the Mesmer, Sept-Oct.
East End Gallery The Golden Age of Devonshire Semaphore: Royal Excavation Corps Signal Flag Manouevres 1934-36, September.
Monique Knowlton The Roodloft of the Drunken Beekeeper, April-May.
1995
East End Gallery Zelt der Biscuit Mench, July.
Hudson Walker Gallery Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, Ma. Chapel dedicated to the Human Head, an installation of a work in progress, March.
Gallery Camino Real Collaborative Paintings, Dec-Jan 1994-95.
1994
Bachelier Cardonsky Gallery The Eskimo Paintings, Sept-Oct.
East End Gallery The Biscuit Triptychs, July.
1993
Forum Gallery New York. Bog Pastries and Bread Heads from the Archives of the Royal Excavation Corps, September.
East End Gallery Painted Heads, July.
Diana Burke New York. The Delusional Object: Banners and Artefacts from the Royal Excavation Corps, March-April.
1992
East End Gallery Flagman Artefacts, August.
1991
East End Gallery, July.
Owen Patrick Gallery Philadelphia, March-April.
Klein Art Gallery Woodstock, NY.
1980s
The Bergen County Museum of Arts and Sciences Paramus, NJ. A Pictish Bedchamber of the 9th Century, August 1989.
The New End Gallery London, England, August 1988.
The Royal Photographic Society Bath, England, June-July 1988.
 
Selected Group Exhibitions
2009
Wallraf-Richartz Museum, Cologne, Germany The Moon, Mar-Jul.
Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille, France, Miroirs d'Orients, may-aug.
2008
Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno Nevada, Eco-Sophia, sept-nov.
Ministry of Culture, Monaco, Melting Ice, Hot Topic, Feb-Mar.
Field Museum, Chicago, IL, Melting Ice, Hot Topic, April-Sept.
2007
Nobel Peace Center, Oslo, Norway, Melting Ice, Hot Topic, June- Sept.
Aeroplastics Contemporary, Brussels Belgium, Rare Essense, Sept- Oct.
Bozar Museum, Brussels, Belgium, Melting Ice, Hot Topic, Oct- Dec.
Smithonian Institution, Art from NASA's Collection, Dec.
2006
Carrie Haddad Gallery,Hudson NY The Twilight Zone, March.
Hudson Walker Gallery, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, Ma, Fellows 1994-95, May.
2005
Kohler Arts Center Sheboygan, Wi. Dreamscapes
Woodstock Center for Photography Woodstock, NY. Triennial
Lehman College Art Gallery New York City. The City: Contemporary Views of the Built Enviroment
2003
Arnot Museum of Art Elmira, NY. Re-presenting Representation VI, April-August.
Museum of Photographic Arts San Diego, Ca. First Photographs: Henry Fox Talbot and the Birth of Photography, March-June
2001
Triple Candie New York. Rumors of War: A Contemporary Exhibition Inspired by the Art of Jacob Lawrence curated by Franklin Sirmans, Dec 01-Jan 02
Brooklyn Museum of Art Brooklyn, NY. Digital: Printmaking Now, June-Sept.
Cape Cod Museum of Art Dennis, Ma. Small Works by Fellows of the Fine Arts Work Center 1985-2000, July-Sept
Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts Wilmington, DE. Photo-Synthesis: Recent Developments in Contemporary Photography, April-July
Carl Hammer Gallery Chicago, IL. Of Dreams and Dreamers: Art as a Vehicle of Escape., Sept-Oct
Gallery Camino Real Boca Raton, Fl. Photo-Synthesis: Recent Developments in Contemporary Photography, Jan-Feb
David Winton Bell Gallery Brown University, Providence, R.I. False Witness: Joan Fontcuberta Sputnik and Kahn/Selesnick Scotlandfuturebog, with a lecture by David Wilson, director of the Museum of Jurassic Technology, Jan-March.
2000
The Art Museum Florida International University, Miami. American Art Today: Fantasies & Curiousities, Sept-Nov 1999
Addison Gallery of American Art Phillips Academy, Andover, Ma. Referencing the Past: Six Contemporary Artists: Kahn/Selesnick, John O'Reilly, George Condo, David McGee, and Laurie Hogan, Sept-Jan 2000.
Camera Works San Francisco, Ca. Rattling the Frame, 1974-1999, Oct-Nov.
Photographic Resource Center Boston University. Dramatis Personae: A look at role-playing and narrative in contemporary photography, Feb-March 1999.
1998
National Portrait Gallery Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC Faces of Time: 75 years of Time Magazine Cover Portraits, March-August.
Addison Gallery of American Art Andover, Ma. Expanded Visions: the Panoramic Photograph, Jan-April.
The Brush Art Gallery Lowell, Ma. SELF-AMUSED: The Contemporary Artist as Observer and Observed, Feb-March.
1997
DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park Lincoln, Ma. 10 Artists/10 Visions
Carrie Haddad Gallery Hudson, NY. Provincetown in Hudson, Jan-Feb.
1995
Koplin Gallery Los Angeles, December.
Monique Knowlton Inaugural Group Show, Sept-Oct.
Drerup Gallery Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH. 1994-95 Visual Arts Fellows from the Fine Arts Work Center, Nov-Jan 1994-95.
1994
Boston Center for the Arts Boston. Fantasically Real, April-May.
Pepper Gallery Boston. Spirits Unveiled, Sept-Oct.
Robert Brown Gallery Washington DC. Giacometti and Others, Dec-Jan 1994
1993
Tribeca Gallery New York. Bergen Museum in New York, December.
1992
Maxwell Davidson Gallery New York. Sculpture: Colour and Motion, Oct.
Spazi Fine Arts Housatonic, Ma, October.
1991
Commune de Sirmione Lake Garda, Italy. Outdoor Installation. August.
Provincetown Art Association and Museum Provincetown, Ma. Four Young Artists Here and New, May-June.
The Designer's Guild London, England.
Susan Cummins Gallery Mill Valley, Ca. The History of the Bird, Dec-Jan.
1980s
The Bergen County Museum of Arts and Sciences Paramus, NJ.
The Six - a show of Bergen County's top six fellowship winners, curated by Barbara Haskell, chief curator of the Whitney Museum of Art, 1988.
Detail New York. 1987-89.
Civilisation New York. 1985-87.
The Red Studio New York. Time, December 1984. 
 
Public and Private Collections
DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park 
Los Angeles County Museum of Art 
Boston Public Library 
Brooklyn Museum of Art 
Houston Museum of Fine Arts 
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Ma. 
Philadelphia Museum of Art 
Fogg Museum of Art, Boston 
National Portrait Gallery, Washington DC 
Bergen County Museum of Arts and Sciences, Paramus NJ 
Cape Cod Museum of Art 
Washington Convention Center 
Miller, Anderson, and Sherrard Corporate HQ, Philadelphia 
International Finance Corporation 
Wellington Management Corporation 
Fidelity Corporation 
World Bank Corporation 
Estee Lauder Corporation 
Microsoft Corporation 
Time Magazine 
Aperture Magazine 
The Prudential Corporation 
Dow Jones Corporation 
LaSalle Mortage Corporation 
Buhl Collection 
Jaques Kaplan 
Anne Cox Chambers 
Micheal Stipe 
Gillian Anderson 
Omar Vizquel 
Dale Chihuly