Justin Gainan


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.

Solo Exhibitions

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

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