Avery K. Singer
b. 1987 in New York, NY
Currently lives and works in New York, NY


Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
Skowhegan, Maine

Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

2005 – 2010
The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
7 E. 7th Street, New York, NY
Bachelor of Fine Arts, B.F.A.


2017 (forthcoming) Sailor, Kolnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany

2016 (forthcoming) Sailor, Secession, Vienna, Austria

2016 Scenes, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2015 Hammer Projects, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

2015 Art Basel Statements, Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland

2015 Pictures Punish Words, Foundazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy

2014 Pictures Punish Words, Kunsthalle Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

2014 McLellan Galleries, 6th Glasgow International Festival of Art, Glasgow, Scotland

2013 The Artists, Kraupa-Tuskany Zeidler, Berlin, Germany


2016 These Strangers... Painting and People, S.M.A.K., Ghent, Belgium

2016 We Call it Ludwig, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany

2016 Being There, Vilma Gold, London, UK

2016 Human Interest: Portraits from the Whitney's Collection, Whitney Museum, New York, NY

2015 New Skin, curated by Massimiliano Gioni, Aishti Foundation, Beirut, Lebanon

2015 La Biennale de Lyon, Lyon, France

2015 Romancing the Fragment, Hessel Museum of Art, CCS Bard, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

2015 Digital Mind, Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover, Germany

2015 Surround Audience: New Museum Triennial, New Museum, New York, NY

2015 Unfixed: New Paintings, ASU Art Museum, Arizona State University, Arizona.

2015 Call and Response, Gavin Brown's Enterprise, NY

2014 Thank You, Kraupa-Tuskany Zeidler, Berlin, Germany

2013 Speculations on Anonymous Materials, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany

2013 Freak Out, Greene Naftali, New York, NY

2012 Jamborée, The Old School House, New York, NY

2012 Hexis, Know More Games, Brooklyn, NY

2012 Woodpile, John Bianchi Studio, Brooklyn, NY

2011 The Fifth Age of Glass, Et al Projects, New York, NY

2011 The Hand Presents: Public Sculpture, Brooklyn, NY

2010 Arcadian Night, curated by Kalika Farmer and Andrea Hill, Race Brook Lodge, Sheffield, MA

2010 Thriller, Cooper Union, New York, NY

2009 Welcome, Cooper Union, New York, NY


2015 Hyperreal, If You Like, Lauren Cornell, Sascha Braunig, and Avery Singer, Flash Art Vol. 48.

2015 Live Aus Dem Studio, Kolja Reichert, Welt am Sonntag

2014 Openings: Avery Singer, Isabelle Graw, ArtForum, November 2014

2014 In Focus: Avery Singer, Kasia Redsisz, Frieze Magazine, Issue #164

2014 Focus: Avery Singer, Frances Loeffler, Cura Magazine, Issue No. 17

2014 Die Neuen: Avery Singer, Jens Hinrichsen, Monopol

2014 Das Leben ist Unsere Konstruktion, Maria Becker, Neue Zurcher Zeitung

2014 Prosthetic Productions. The Art of Digital Bodies, Kerstin Stakemeier, Texte Zur Kunst, Issue No. 93

2014 Computer World, Drew Sawyer, Document No. 110

2013 Four Gems from Berlin's Sprawling Gallery Weekend, Art Fag City

2013 GALLERY WEEKEND #10 / Avery K. Singer at Kraupa-Tuskany Zeidler, Mousse Magazine

2013 In Gray Areas, artmagazine

2013 Avery Singer / Unrealized, or The Realm of Thought by Lauren Cornell, Mousse Magazine issue #39, Italy

2013 'The Artists' / How Avery Singer is Deconstructing the Myth of the Individual Genius by Hili Perlson, Sleek Mag issue 38, Summer 2013


2016 S.M.S.M.S., Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, the Netherlands


2014 DIGITAL REFLEX / Avery Singer and Ed Atkins respond to Texte zur Kunst, Texte Zur Kunst, Issue Nr.95


2016 Artist book, "Sailor," Secession, Vienna & Kolnischer Kunstverein.

2015 Exhibition Catalogue, "Pictures Punish Words" Kunsthalle Zürich and Foundazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo.


2016 Artist talk, S.M.A.K. Ghent, Belgium

2015 "Canon Today," Gala-Conference, Texte Zur Kunst turns 25!, Haus der Berliner Festspiele, Berlin, Germany.

2015 Hunter College Visiting Artist Series, New York, NY.

2015 NYU Visiting Artist Series, New York, NY.

2015 The Sidelong Glance. Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

2014 Words on Pictures - Puns and Punishment with Isabelle Graw, Dana Schutz, Jim Brittingham, Calla Henkel, Max Pitegoff, and Paolo Thorsen-Nagel. Kunsthalle Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland.


2015 The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation 2015 Biennial Awards, Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation

2005 - 2010 Recipient of full-tuition scholarship, the Cooper Union, New York, NY