Born in Corpus Christi, Texas U.S.A., Justin Gainan attended the Kansas City Art Institute and graduated in 2004 with his BFA. Three years later Gainan attended Goldsmiths, receiving his MFA in 2009. Solo exhibitions include The Lynne Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri 2004 and Dolphin 2007 also in Kansas City. Selected group exhibitions include Form Content London, UK, Correspondenzen at Baeckerstrasse4 Vienna, Austria,The David Roberts Art FoundationLondon, UK, and It’s in there somewhere at Tenderpixel London, UK.
2013 Resilient Dispose.ition. Becco, Kansas City, Missouri U.S.A.
2007 You are sleeping, you do not want to believe. You are sleeping., Dolphin Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri U.S.A.
2004 Drawings and Installations, Lynn Foundation, Kansas City, Missouri
Selected Group Exhibitions
2013 Paradise Lodge Residency Exhibition. Bombay, India
2013 OPEN. Haw Contemporary, Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.A.
2013 Thanks for the warning. Dolphin, Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.A.
2013 Misery Connoisseur Live Issue no.1. Van Horbourgh. Zurich, Switzerland
2012 Cosmophobia, L'Atelier Kunstspielraum. Berlin, DE
2012 Notes on Land, Tompkins projects. Brooklyn, NY
2012 Once Emerging, Now Emerging, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles
2012 Liberty, Dolphin Gallery. Kansas City, Missouri
2012 Frontier: to face, now rare, Paragraph. Kansas City, Missouri
2011 Series Circuit, LPP, Oakland, California
2011 Object, Object, Object, Gallery H, Seoul S. Korea
2011 Bienal Fronteriza De Arte, Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
2011 Violence (II), Los Caminos, St Louis, Missouri, U.S.A
2011 Juried Exhibition at Baeckerstrasse 4, Vienna, Austria
2011 It’s in there somewhere. (Emma Hunt & Justin Gainan) at Tenderpixel, London, England
2010 Some Where, Dolphin, Kansas City, Missouri U.S.A.
2010 Violence, The Exhibition Agency, Chicago, Illinois U.S.A.
2010 Border Art Biennial 2010, El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, Texas U.S.A.
2010 Justin Gainan and Jason Underhill at Dan Graham gallery. Los Angeles, CA
2010 Michael Landy’s Art Bin, South London Gallery. London, England
2009 The Object of the Attack, David Roberts Art Foundation. London, England
2009 A Work A Day, July 16, MOT International. London, England
2009 Chinese Whispers with Paul Klee and Walter Benjamin, Sassoon Gallery. London, England
2009 M.F.A. Degree Exhibition, Goldsmiths College. London, England
2009 The Bunker at the Center of the Universe, WWII Underground Bunker London, England
2009 thirtyeighthoursandfortyfiveminutes, HFBK Gallery. Hamburg, Germany
2008 The Shortest Short-Story Ever Written…, FormContent. London, England
2008 Metamorphosis, Islington Arts. London, England
2006 Charlotte Street Award Exhibition, H&R Block ArtSpace. Kansas City, Missouri