Born 1976 in New York, NY; lives and works in New York, NY


2002        MFA, Columbia University School of the Arts, NY
2000        BFA, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI


2014        Linn Lühn, Düsseldorf, Germany
2012        No Hotel, Eleven Rivington, New York, NY
2010        Like Death, New Mexico Will Catch Up with You in the End (collaborative project with Christopher K. Ho), Fisher Press,
                Santa Fe, NM
                Studio Dynamics 57UMSTRA1 Strata #1, Unmounted, 5x7 (collaborative project with Heather Rowe), Forever & Today, Inc.,
                New York, NY
2008        Reverse Turing Tests (with Heather Rowe), Eleven Rivington, New York, NY
                Standards and Anomalies, Arario Gallery, Beijing, China
2007        5 standard test images/5 archetypal objects/The Flowers of Romance/various tragedies, Linn Lühn, Cologne, Germany
                Search Within Results, Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York, NY (cat.)
2004        Drawings, Jablonka Lühn, Cologne, Germany
                Somewhere Apart, Paolo Curti / Annamaria Gambuzzi & Co., Milan, Italy
                Historical Fiction, Self-Help, Current Events, Mario Diacono, Boston, MA
2003        Jablonka Lühn, Cologne, Germany
                Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY
2002        Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY
                Reduced Circumstances, Mario Diacono, Boston, MA
2001        LFL Gallery, New York, NY


2013        Being Paul Schrader, Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY
                Petrella’s Imports, New York, NY
                Archigram, Tiger Strikes Asteroid/Fjord, Philadelphia, PA
2012        Painting as a Radical Form, Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia, Italy
2011        Architecture, Silas Marder Gallery, East Hampton, NY
                Holy Smoke, Crybaby Presents, Los Angeles, CA
2010        Total Recall, Public Art Fund at Metrotech Center, New York, NY
                Spontaneous Generation, Zach Feuer Gallery, New York, NY
                New Work: Forth Estate Editions, Frederieke Taylor Gallery, New York, NY
                Tenants, 106 Green, New York, NY
                Precarity and the Butter Tower, CTRL Gallery, Houston, TX
                Collision, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
                Forth Estate: Recent Editions, The Re Institute, Millerton, NY
2009        Drawn, Kincaid Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA
                Chimera, Scope special projects, Miami, FL
                Transitions: Painting at the (Other) End of Art, Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia, Italy
                On From Here, Guild & Greyshkul, New York, NY
2008        Reverse Turing Tests: Hilary Berseth/Kevin Zucker, Eleven Rivington New York, NY
                The Shallow Curator, Winkleman Gallery, New York, NY
                The Guys We Would Fuck, Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY
                Forth Estate Editions, Klaus Von Nichtssagend Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2007        Conditions of Display, The Moore Space, Miami, FL
                Land Block, Park Plaza, Jerusalem, Israel
                The Melvins, The Mandrake, Los Angeles, CA
2006        Flicker, University Art Museum, University at Albany, Albany, NY
                Another Worlds, Arario Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
                Available (A Still Life Show), Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY
                Parallel Projects Chapter One, New York Design Center, New York, NY
                Windows, Guild & Greyshkul, New York, NY
2005        Greater New York 2005, MoMA PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, NY
                The General’s Jamboree: 2nd Annual Watercolor Exhibition, Guild & Greyshkul, New York, NY
                Structure, Lucas Schoormans Gallery, New York, NY
                Each Day is Valentine’s Day, Jablonka Lühn, Cologne, Germany
                Neocon, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise at Passerby, New York, NY
2004        Open House, Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York, NY (cat.)
                Flowers, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY
                Symbolic Space, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY
                Stay Inside, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2002        M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition, The Mink Building, Columbia University, New York, NY
                Out of Site, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY
                Out of Site, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
2001        Gloss, Leroy Neiman Center for Print Studies, New York, NY
                1st Year MFA Exhibition, Ira and Miriam Wallach Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY
2000        Open, LFL Gallery, New York, NY


2009        Lorem Ipsum Dolor Sit Amet, (co-curated with David Brooks) Neiman Center
                Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY
2007        Practical f/x, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY
                A Bell is a Cup Until it is Struck, Memorial Hall Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
2004        Emoticons, Guild & Greyshkul, New York, NY


2012        “Seemingly Innocuous Assignments That Will Lead to Improbable Calamaties,”
                in Draw It With Your Eyes Closed: the art of the art assignment, New York: Paper Monument
2011        “Concrete Island” in Waiting Ground, New York: Kate Werble Gallery
                Centerfold, Possible Press, vol. 2, issue 1, February
                “Every Day is Like Sunday,” in “The Testing Bubble,” Good Magazine, issue 24
2010        Set design for Psychobuildings, Triple Canopy, New York, NY, and Zach Feuer Gallery, New York, NY
                Christopher K. Ho & Kevin Zucker: The Late Work, Santa Fe: The Fisher Press
                Hirsch E.P. Rothko’s Hirsch E.P. Rothko, fictional memoir ghostwritten [as Inez Kruckev], with Christopher K. Ho, New York:
                Winkleman Gallery
2009        “Interview with Sara Greenberger Rafferty,” Joy Quarterly, Spring
2008        “20 Archetypes,” in IMG MGMT photo essay series, Art Fag City
                “Book of Ours: Interview with Johannes and Sara VanDerBeek,” Joy Quarterly, Fall
                “Twelve Questions for Heather Rowe,” Joy Quarterly, Spring
                “iCal, April 2008,” in “Diaries of Young Artists,” Art on Paper, July/August, p. 57
                “Thematic Apperception Test (Five Narrative Painters),” The Highlights, August
2007        Kinds of Pain (excerpt) in North Drive Press #4
                “Here in My Car/Where the Image Breaks Down/Will You Visit Me Please,” in Tom McGrath, New York: Zach Feuer Gallery
                “Four Essays for Lansing-Dreiden,” in Lansing-Dreiden: ‘What Was Once One,’ New York: Rivington Arms


2013        Moret, A, “Digital Reliqauary,” Installation Magazine, June
                Howe, David Everitt, “Review: Kevin Zucker,” ArtReview, January/February, p. 117
                Shapiro, David, “Without Walls,” Columbia Magazine, Summer, pp. 28–35
2012        “Kevin Zucker ‘No Hotel’ at Eleven Rivington, New York,” Mousse, November/December
                Balestin, Juliana, “Kevin Zucker at Eleven Rivington, New York,” Purple, November
                Butler, Sharon, “Kevin Zucker: Fiction Painter,” Two Coats of Paint, December
                Diacono, Mario, Archetypes and Historicity / Painting and Other Radical Forms 1995–2007, Milan: Silvana Editoriale
                Cinisello Balsamo editors, “100 Best Fall Shows,” Modern Painters, September, p. 81
                “Draw it with your eyes closed: the art of the art assignment,” n+1, February 24
                Garner, Dwight, “How to Teach Art in 89 Simple Lessons,” The New York Times, March 30, p. C23
                Maine, Stephen, “Draw it with your eyes closed,” Art in America, February
                Paris, Norm, “Draw It With Your Eyes Closed,” The Brooklyn Rail, July/August
2011        Kazakina, Katya, Bloomberg News, Jan 21
                Landes, Jennifer, “The Art Scene: Architecture at Marder,” The East Hampton Star, August 8
                Lindemann, Helen and Grace Sickles, “the Empire State of Public Art,” The Huffington Post, July 11
                Truax, Stephen, “Art: Kevin Zucker (Q&A),” BOMBLOG, April
2010        Goldstein, Richard, “Vera Iliatova’s Tenants,” BOMBLOG, March 29
                McDade, Jackson, “Picks & Reviews: Shabby Canal Chic,” Artslant, March 21
                Scott, Andrea K., exhibition review, The New Yorker, April 12
                Shapiro, David, “Spontaneous Generation,” Museo, February
                Sutton, Benjamin, “Recalling and Revisioning History in Downtown Brooklyn,” The L Magazine, November
                Sutton, Benjamin, “Best of 2010: Ten Best ‘Fancy’ Manhattan Shows in Brooklyn: Total Recall at Metrotech,”
                The L Magazine, December, p. 41
                Vogel, Carol, “Inside Art: Futuristic Public Art,” The New York Times, October 15, p. C26
2009        Diacono, Mario, Transitions: Painting at the (Other) End of Art, Collezione Maramotti
                Paderni, Marinella, “Transitions: Painting at the (Other) End of Art,” Flash Art, October, p. 99
2008        Baker, R.C., “Best in Show: Hilary Berseth/Kevin Zucker,” The Village Voice, November 5
                Bendik, Joe, “The Shallow Curator (exhibition review),” Chelsea-Clinton News, July 31–August 6, p. 4
                Editors, “Short List,” The New Yorker, October 27, p. 20
                Greenwald, Diana, “Columbia Graduates, Bees Collaborate in Art Show,” The Columbia Spectator, November 6
                KG, “Cabinet of Curiosities,” Urbane, June, p. 25
                Rosenberg, Karen, “Art in Review: Hilary Berseth/Kevin Zucker: Reverse Touring Tests,” The New York Times, November 6
2007        Coggins, David, “Kevin Zucker (exhibition review),” Art in America, November
                “Conditional Love,” Modern Painters, April, p. 29
                “Kevin Zucker: Search Within Results,” Flavorpill, February 6–12
                Johnson, Paddy, “Kevin Zucker Steps up to the Web 2.0 Plate,”, January 22
                Lefcourt, Daniel, “Everything Exists Already, Inside Me: an allegory for the allegorist,” Kevin Zucker: Search Within Results,
                New York: Greenberg Van Doren Gallery
                R.C. Baker, “Best in Show: View Thirteen: Practical f/x,” The Village Voice, September 25
                Sholis, Brian, “Review: Kevin Zucker,” Artforum, April, p. 272
                Turner, Elisa, “Works at Locust, Moore galleries question art world,” The Miami Herald, May 13
2006        "Art Meets Design,” Array, May, p. 13
                “The A.I. Interview: Zach Feuer,”, May
                Pepe, Shiela, “Everyday Immobility,” Gay City News, vol. 5, no. 13, March
2005        Comita, Jenny, “Higher Learning,” W, March, pp. 312–316
                Coulson, Amanda, “Review: Kevin Zucker,” Lapiz, January
                Coulson, Amanda, “Review: Kevin Zucker,” Art on Paper, March
                Johnson, Ken, “Neocon,” The New York Times, April 29
                Kraft, Jessica, “The Launch of Spaceship Columbia,” Contemporary, issue 16, no. 76, pp. 30–33
                Marnie, Adam, ed., Strange Place, New York: Never Die Books, pp. 13–20
                Meister, Sarah Hermanson, “Kevin Zucker,” Greater New York Book, MoMA PS1 Contemporary Art Center, NY
                Mendelsohn, Meredith, “Six Painters to Watch: World of Interiors,” ArtNEWS, April 2005, pp. 104–105
                Reindl, Uta M., “Blumen zum Abschied—Each Day is Valentine’s Day,”
                Kunstforum International, no. 175, April, pp. 104–5
                Stremmel, Kerstin, “Each Day is Valentine’s Day,” Stadt Revue Koln, March
2004        Beyer, Charles G., “Open House: Working in Brooklyn,” Flash Art, June/July
                Cox, Cynthia, “‘Symbolic ‘Space and Repetition,’” The Brooklyn Rail, July
                Cohen, David, “Museums: ‘Open House: Working in Brooklyn,’” The New York Sun, April 22
                Cotter, Holland, “Architectural Visions Keep Dreamers Awake,” The New York Times, July 12, p. 40
                Di Blasi, Johanna, “Kommt ein Schiff, trägt eine teure Last”, Kolner Stadanzeiger, December 23
                Diacono, Mario, ”Kevin Zucker: Historical Fiction, Self-Help, Current Events,” Ars Libri, Boston
                Giovannotti, Micaela, “Livia and Marc Straus,” Tema Celeste, July/August, p. 91
                Kotik, Charlotta and Tumelo Mosaka, Open House: Working in Brooklyn, New York: Brooklyn Museum
                McQuaid, Cate, “Meta-painting,” The Boston Globe, October 29, p. C20
                Morton, Julia, “Emoticons,” New York Press, vol. 17, no. 48, December 1
                Penzlien, Isabelle Asha, “Studios,” I-D Magazine, March
                Price, Matt,, “Mixed Paint: a survey of contemporary painters,” Flash Art, November/December, pp. 88–98
                Spiegler, Marc, “The Illusion of Youth,” Art and Auction, June, pp. 98–103
2003        Chu, Ingrid, “Out of Site: fictional architectural spaces,” Parachute, January–March, p. 5
                “Decorator/Painter,” The New York Sun, September 26, p. 21
                Houser, Craig, “Kevin Zucker,” Flash Art, November/December, p. 99
                McQuaid, Cate, “Brush With Wit,” The Boston Globe, October 25, p. D24
2002        d’Arcy, David, “Betting on the Young Outsiders: the new new thing,” The Art Newspaper, June
                Diacono, Mario, “Kevin Zucker: Reduced Circumstances,” October
                Demetre, Jim, “Out of Site: Personal Dialogues with Imagined Urban Context,” Artdish, Fall
                Ellegood, Anne, Out of Site: fictional architectural spaces, New York: The New Museum of Contemporary Art
                Hall, Emily, “Building in Space: Architecture, the Final Frontier,”, Fall
                Kunitz, Daniel, “A Triumph for the New Museum,” The New York Sun, August 1
                Levin, Kim, “Voice Choices: Kevin Zucker,” The Village Voice, January 22, p. 78
                Schjeldahl, Peter, exhibition review, The New Yorker, February 4, p. 14


2012        Archetypes and Historicity / Painting and Other Radical Forms 1995–2007, Milan: Silvana Editoriale
2009        Transitions: Painting at the (Other) End of Art, exhibition catalogue, Reggio Emilia: Collezione Maramotti
2007        Kevin Zucker: Search Within Results, New York: Greenberg Van Doren Gallery
2006        Another Worlds, exhibition catalogue, Seoul: Arario Gallery
2005        Greater New York Book, exhibition catalogue, New York: MoMA PS1 Contemporary Art Center
                Strange Place, New York: Never Die Books
2004        Open House: Working in Brooklyn, exhibition catalogue, New York: Brooklyn Museum of Art
2002        Out of Site: Fictional Architectural Spaces, exhibition catalogue, New York: The New Museum of Contemporary Art


2011        Visiting Artist, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
                Visiting Artist, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
2010        Panelist, Columbia University, New York, NY
                Visiting Artist, Cooper Union, New York, NY
                Panelist, Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto, Canada
2009        Visiting Artist, Hunter College, New York, NY
                Visiting Artist, Haverford College, Haverford, PA
                Visiting Artist, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
                Visiting Artist, Yale University, New Haven, CT
2008        Panelist, Painting and Criticality, CAA, Dallas, TX
                Visiting Artist, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
2007        Assistant Professor, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI (2007–present)
                Visiting Artist, Yale University, New Haven, CT
2006        Visiting Artist, CalArts, Valencia, CA
2005        Panelist, Artist’s Space, New York, NY
                Adjunct Faculty, Cooper Union, New York, NY
2004        Visiting Artist, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
                Visiting Artist, SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY
                Visiting Artist, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA
2003-07   Adjunct Faculty, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
2003-04   Adjunct Faculty, Columbia University, New York, NY
2002        Visiting Artist, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI


Albright-Knox, Buffalo, NY
Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia, Italy
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
The Progressive Corporation, Cleveland, OH
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY