*Work-In-Progress


Ana Wolovick

b. 1973 New York City, NY, USA

US & Australian citizen, Lives/Works Brooklyn, NY


Education

2003-2005    MFA Yale University, School of Art- Painting, New Haven, CT - Jacob K Javtis Fellow

1993-1997    BFA Art Center College of Design, Fine Art- Painting, Pasadena, CA

1991-1992    The University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA - Biochemistry


Selected Exhibitions

2019

“Patterns of Intention”, 2 person exhibition, New Jörg, Vienna, Austria

“Drawing Show”, Proto-Gallery on ARTSY, curated by Nick de Pirro

“I Don’t Believe in Art, I Believe in Artists”, Inaugural Exhibition, LX Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Jen DeNike

2018

“Leaving the American Sektor”, Solo Show, Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY

2017

“Post-Election”, September Gallery, Hudson NY, curated by Kate Gilmore and Kristen Dodge

2016

“Why I Want to Fuck Donald Trump”, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Alfred Steiner

“Gut Rehab”, Pop-Up, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Rachel Owens

“Beware the Holy Whore”, Pop-up, Ida Schmid, New York, NY, curated by Jen DeNike

“Pop-up Postcards”, Cleopatra’s Greenpoint, curated by Michel Auder

2015

“Monument Patterns”, Solo Show, Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Jason Tomme

“Solar Anus”, SOMA, Mexico City, Mexico

“Only 2.5 Hours from the GWB”, Various Venues in the Catskills NY, curated by Pia Dehne

2011

“e-flux: Pawnshop”, Art Basel, Switzerland, curated by Anton Vidolke and Julieta Aranda

2009

“Snippets, Sampling, Static”, Ernest Rubenstein Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Cora Cohen

2008

“Artissima”, Fruit & Flower Deli Gallery, Turino, Italy, curated by Rodrigo Mallea Lira

2007

“Pie in the Face”, Jail Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Keith Sklar

“Reverie and Revolt: Contemporary Collage”, Art Center South Florida, Miami Beach, FL, curated by Jane Hart

2006

“Wonder Twin Powers, Activate!”, Gescheidle Gallery, Chicago, IL, curated by Anat Ebgi and Jose Carlos Diaz

“Summer Salon”, Gerald Peters, New York NY curated by Kate Werble

2005

“Monstrously Tranquil”, Ingalls and Associates, Miami Beach, FL, curated by Christian Curiel

“From the Root to the Fruit”, Alona Kagan Gallery, New York, NY, curated by David Hunt

“Video Pleasures of the East”, Worth Ryder Gallery - U.C. Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, curated by Mariah Robertson

2002

“Artists in Residence”, Altos de Chavon Gallery, La Romana, Dominican Republic

2000

“Greater New York”, MoMA PS-1, Queens NY, (uncredited, collaboration with Charles Long)


Collaborative Projects

1999

“Holiday Situations”, collaboration with Charles Long and Mark Mothersbaugh

1998

“The Internalized Page Project, vol. 2”, collaboration with Charles Long

1997-1998

“The Internalized Page Project, vol. 1”, collaboration with Charles Long


Public Collections

“The Internalized Page Project, vol. 1”, collaboration with Charles Long

Harvard Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge MA

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

New York Public Library, Print Collection, New York, NY

“Holiday Situations”, collaboration with Charles Long and Mark Mothersbaugh

Harvard Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge MA


Press & Bibliography

2019

Art Daily, XXXX

2017

Art Forum, XXXX

POSTER-Pre, catalog, designed and produced by Ana Wolovick for Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY

2016

Bedford + Bowery, XXXX

Gothamist, XXXXXX

Huffington Post, XXX

Paper Magazine, XXX

Artnet News, XXX

2015

Visions of Excess, Risograph Book Produced by SOMA, Mexico City, Mexico

Art Critical, XXXX

2006

NY Sun, XXX

2005

Abstraction at Yale - The Coloring Book, by Palma Blank, Yale Press, New Have CT, Edition of 50

2002

Hoy, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, August: Art Review: Altos de Chavon- Artists in Residence, Amable Lopez Melendez

2000

A Decade of Collecting, Harvard University Art Museum, 2000

1999

New Kids on the Block: MuseX Editions & the next generation of digital artists, Art on Paper, Digital Art Supplement, Vol.1, No. 1

Working Proof, Art on Paper, Vol. 4, No.1, September-October 1999, p.5

1998

The New York Times, Art In Review, Friday July 3, 1998, p.E33, "Charles Long", Bonakdar-Jancou Gallery, by Ken Johnson (last paragraph re: “The Internalized Page Project, vol. 1”, collaboration with Charles Long).


Awards, Residencies, As Invited Critic and Misc. Relevant Work Experience

2018-present

Executive Director/Treasurer, Black Ball Projects - NFP, Inc., an Artist-run 501(c)3 Nonprofit Arts Organization, Brooklyn, NY

2019

Invited critic, RU Residency, Brooklyn, NY

2018

Invited Critic, NARS Residency Program, Brooklyn, NY

Invited Critic, The New School - Parsons, New York, NY

2017

Invited Curator, RU Residency, Brooklyn, NY

Artist in Residence, Culture Vultures, Sefrou, Morocco

2016

Invited critic, RU Residency, Brooklyn, NY

2015

Co-founder/curator/director, Black Ball Projects (BBP), an Artist-run commercial gallery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

SOMA Summer Program, participant, Mexico City, Mexico

2013

The Walking Seminar, Beta-Local, Throughout Puerto Rico

2009

Website animator for the official Obama White House website

2007

Rema Hort Mann Foundation, Emerging Artist Award (Nominee)

2004

Jacob K. Javits Fellowship, Yale University, New Haven, CT

Gamblin Paint Prize, Yale University, New Haven, CT

2002

Artist in Residence, Altos de Chavon, La Romana, Dominican Republic.

Faculty Foundation Grant, Pasadena City College Pasadena, CA

1998-1999

"South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut", Supervising Technical Director, Feature Film, Paramount Pictures

1997-1998

"South Park", Seasons 1 & 2, Technical Director, Comedy Central TV



Curatorial Experience

2013-2015

  • re-search-er, Blog-Website, Documented Studio Visits with Artist Friends, including: Mika Rottenberg, Michel Auder, Emily Mae Smith, Rose Kallal, Miguel Cardenas, Frank Heath, Tamar Halpern, Adam Helms among others; site now defunct.

2015

  • M.A.T.S. (Monthy Artist Talk Salon), Invited artists come to my cleaned-out studio and give a talk on the subject of their choice: their practice, a specific piece - etc. Participating artists include: Michel Auder, Laura Parnes, Kristine Potter among others.
  • PartA - PartB Limited Edition Box-Set, Curated, Produced and Assembled by Ana Wolovick containing the works of 33 artists and writers
  • Whizzer, Group Exhibition, Nov. 11 - Dec. 8, 2015, Co-curated by Ana Wolovick, Harriet Salmon and Jason Tomme, Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY
  • 12x12x12, Group Exhibition, Dec. 12 - Feb. 2, 2016, Co-curated by Ana Wolovick, Harriet Salmon and Jason Tomme, Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY

2016

  • They/Them/Their, solo exhibition by Sean Nash, Feb. 13 - Mar. 9, 2015, Co-curated by Ana Wolovick, Harriet Salmon and Jason Tomme, Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY
  • Family Viewing, 2-person exhibition with Linda Gallagher and Ted Partin, Mar. 30 - Apr. 23, 2016, Co-curated by Ana Wolovick, Harriet Salmon and Jason Tomme, Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY
  • Aranciata You Glad I Didn't Say Banana, Sean Bluechel, Eamon Ore-Giron and Zach Rockhill, Apr. 30 - May 31, 2016, Co-curated by Ana Wolovick, Harriet Salmon & Jason Tomme, Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY
  • Object/Affection, solo exhibition by Damien Davis, Jun. 10 - Jul. 17, 2016, Co-curated by Ana Wolovick, Harriet Salmon and Jason Tomme, Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY
  • MTN, Group Exhibition, Aug. 3 - Sept. 12, 2016, Co-curated by Ana Wolovick, Harriet Salmon and Jason Tomme, Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY
  • Lottery, solo exhibition by Matt Borruso, Sept. 21 - Oct. 31, 2016, Co-curated by Ana Wolovick, Harriet Salmon and Jason Tomme, Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY
  • Hello Seekers, Amelia Bauer, Eric Graham, Parsley Steinweiss , Nov.9 - Dec. 7, 2016, Co-curated by Ana Wolovick, Harriet Salmon and Jason Tomme, Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY
  • 12x12-2016, Group Exhibition, Dec. 13 - Jan. 31 2017, Co-curated by Ana Wolovick, Harriet Salmon and Jason Tomme, Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY

2017

  • Pre, Group Exhibition, Feb.11 - Mar. 16, 2017, Co-curated by Ana Wolovick and Jason Tomme, Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY
  • POSTER, Group Exhibition, Mar. 22 - May 6, 2017, Co-curated by Ana Wolovick, Harriet Salmon and Jason Tomme, Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY
  • Just Cause, Maria Agureeva, Benjamin Brett and Juan Sánchez, May 9 - Jun. 4, 2017, Co-curated by Ana Wolovick and Jason Tomme in collaboration with RU Residency, Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY
  • Wax by the Edge of the Sun, Group Exhibition, Jun. 20 - Aug. 6, 2017, Co-curated by Ana Wolovick and Jason Tomme, Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY
  • Inverted Obsolescence, solo exhibition by John Pugh, Aug. 16 - Sept. 17, 2017, Co-curated by Ana Wolovick and Jason Tomme, Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY
  • Terra, solo exhibition by Harriet Salmon, Sep. 27 - Nov. 12, 2017, Co-curated by Ana Wolovick and Harriet Salmon, Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY
  • 12x12-2017, Group Exhibition, Nov. 29 - Jan. 14, 2018, Co-curated by Ana Wolovick and Brian Wondergem, Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY

2018

  • Dissonant Accords, 2-person exhibition with Colby Bird and Becky Kinder, Jan. 24 - Mar. 4, 2018, Co-curated by Ana Wolovick and Brian Wondergem, Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY
  • unRaveling, Group Exhibition, Mar. 14 - Apr. 15, 2018, Co-curated by Ana Wolovick & Brian Wondergem, Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY
  • Something Other than What You Are, solo exhibition by Camel Collective (Anthony Graves and Carla Herrera-Prats), Apr. 19 - Jun. 3, 2018, Co-curated by Ana Wolovick and Camel Collective, Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY
  • Leaving the American Sektor, solo exhibition by Ana Wolovick, summer 2018, Curated by Ana Wolovick, Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY
  • In Lieu Of, solo exhibition by Matthew Lusk, Sept. 29 - Nov. 11, 2018, Curated by Ana Wolovick, Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY
  • Bitches Talkin, solo exhibition by ET (Tamar Halpern and Eileen Quinlan), Nov. 28 - Jan. 20, 2019, Co-curated by Ana Wolovick and ET, Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY

2019

  • 12x12-2019 Black Ball Projects Benefit Fundraiser, Group Exhibition & Auction, Feb. 2- Mar. 10, 2019, Co-curated by Damien Davis, Pia Dehne, Jen DeNike, Laleh Khorramian, Rachel Owens, Mika Rottenberg, Michele Snyder, Sarah Trigg and Ana Wolovick, Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY
  • Terratorial Expansion of the Innermost Continent, solo exhibition by Sarah Trigg, Apr. 3 - May 26, 2019, Curated by Ana Wolovick, Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY
  • The Astronaut 1996, solo exhibition by Katy Schimert, Sept. 23 - Nov. 3, 2019, Curated by Ana Wolovick, Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY
  • Chill Out, 2-person exhibition with Axel Koschier and Stefan Reiterer, Nov. 13 - Jan. 12, 2020, Curated by Ana Wolovick, Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY

2020

  • Pre Again, Online Viewing Room, Co-curated by Ana Wolovick and Kelly Chang, Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY

2021

  • Pablo Cristi, Online Viewing Room, Co-curated by Ana Wolovick and Kelly Chang, Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY
  • Lachell Workman, Online Viewing Room, Co-curated by Ana Wolovick, Kelly Chang and Rachel Owens, Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY

2022

  • Adrian Meraz, Online Viewing Room, Co-curated by Ana Wolovick and Kelly Chang, Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY
  • China Adams (Upcoming), Online Viewing Room, Co-curated by Ana Wolovick and Kelly Chang, Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY


Curatorial Press (*work-in-progress*)

2016

Family Viewing - Village Voice

DD- Pick

MTN- Vice

2017

Pre- The New Yorker

The New York Times Gallery Guide

Just Cause- Pick

Inverted Obsol- John Pugh- The New Yorker

Harriet Salmon- Pick

2018

The New York Times Gallery Guide

2019

Trigg- Editor's Pick

Trigg- Brooklyn Rail Online

Trigg- Pick