1978 Topeka, Kansas, USA
Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York
1996-2000 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, OH
2011 This room has one thousand doors and an abandoned light booth for a ceiling, AMBACH & RICE
Los Angeles, CA
2010 A Red Thing Shutters Shut, A White Closet Moth is not a Queen, Artforum, Berlin, DE
2009 Beg For It, AMBACH & RICE, Seattle, WA
2008 Remember Me When, OKOK Gallery, Seattle, WA
Spread Eagle, Leslie’s Art Gallery, Bridel, LU
2007 Exact Change, OKOK Gallery, Seattle, WA
2011 will be home…, AMBACH & RICE, Los Angeles, CA
Between my head and my hand, there is always the face of death, curated by Kristen Kennedy, Philip Feldman
Gallery + Project Space, PNCA, Portland, OR
2009 Dark Americana, Baer Ridgway Exhibitions, San Francisco, CA
Ricky Allman, Grant Barnhart, Niall McClelland, David B. Smith Gallery, Denver, CO
2008 Vered Art Gallery, East Hampton, NY
TEXT/URAL, OKOK Gallery, Seattle, WA
Siamon Chow, Grant Barnhart, and AJ Fosik, LAG, Denver, CO
2007 Coping Mechanisms, Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Life Size, Scion Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Elevation, LAG, Denver, CO
New Year, Richard Goodall Gallery, Manchester, UK
2011 Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY
Finalist, The Brink Award, The Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
2009 Kirkland Art Center International Painting Competition, Best in Show, Kirkland, WA
2008 Artist Trust Fellowship Recipient, Seattle, WA
2011 Pagel, David, “Ensemble makes itself at home,” Los Angeles Times, Calendar: Around the Galleries,
August 26, D16
Snyder, Stephanie, “Between My Head and My Hand There is Always the Face of Death,” Artforum,
Critics Pick, March 24
2010 Brown, Nicholas, “Beg For It: Grant Barnhart.” Color Magazine, Spring, Canada, pp.36-37
Clemens, Gayle. “Review: Grant Barnhart’s work is Nervy, and Unnerving.” The Seattle Times, January 15
Beal, Suzanne, “Grant Barnhart at Ambach & Rice.” Visual Art Source. January
2009 Hackett, Regina, “Grant Barnhart-Beg For It.” Artsjournal Weblog: Another Bouncing Ball. Dec 21
2008 Farr, Sheila, “Grant Barnhart Finds the Dazzle and Dada in American Culture.” The Seattle Times, Nov. 21148 WILSHIRE BLVD. LOS ANGELES, CA 90048 • Ph: 323-965-5500 F: 323-965-5509 • AMBACHANDRICE.COM
Hackett, Regina. “Artists See Spectacles of America in Pro Football and war in Baghdad.” Seattle Post
Intelligencer , Nov. 21
Graves, Jen. “The Real America.” The Stranger, Nov. 21
Hellige, Hendrik. “The Upset.” Berlin: Gestalten, November
Hackett, Regina. “Seattle Art Dealers and the Lack of Young Artists.” The Seattle Sept. 23
Becker, Nathalie. “Des Mythes Egratignes.” Luxemburger Wort. May16
2008 RTL Kultur. May 10
Luxemburger Wort, May 3, Pgs: 11+
Lebarnig, Leslie. “Spread Eagle.” Luxembourg: Leslie’s Art Gallery, May
Kitchings, Charles. “Hand Guns Cause Finger Bangs.” Seattle: OKOK Gallery April
“Grant Barnhart.” COMMOT!, April 25
Art Zone in Studio. Nancy Guppy. Seattle Channel 21, March 27
“Grant Barnhart, Saimon Chow & AJ Fosik at Limited Addiction Gallery.”, March 20
Carlos. “Grant Barnhart.”, Feb. 10
2007 Curcio, Seth. “Grant Barnhart Interview.”, Dec. 3
Abels, Nathan. “Grant Barnhart Tanks.” Minutiae 19 Nov. 2007.
Hackett, Regina. “OKOK Gallery Puts Ballard on Seattle’s Art Map.” Seattle Post Intelligencer, Nov. 9, Pgs: 1+
“Grant Barnhart Redefines Rauschenberg at OKOK.” Seattle Metropolitan, Nov., Pgs: 204-205
“Good vs. Evil.” Blanket Magazine, Issue 6, Nov, Pgs: 87-92
Art In America, Nov., Pgs: 118+
Seattle Magazine, Nov., Pg.173
Art Business, Sept. 9
Scott, Carrie. “Fall Preview Picks.” Seattle Weekly, Sept.
“Profile: Grant Barnhart.” Juxtapoz Magazine, Aug., Pgs: 18+
Curry, Michael. “Interview: Grant Barnhart.”, June, 19
Los Angeles Art Scene, April, Pgs: 78+
Los Angeles City Beat, April
2006 Hackett, Regina. “Best Exhibits at Galleries.” Seattle Post Intelligencer, Dec. 29
Clayton, Chris. “Best Entertainment Bets, Featured Artist.” Seattle Magazine, Dec. Pgs: 205+
Peters, Sue. “All Creatures Great and Odd.” Seattle Weekly, Nov. 15, Pgs: 69+
Brown, Nicholas. “Groundswell.” Color Magazine, Nov. 2006.
The Drama, Oct., Pgs: 39+