Dave McDermott



Born Santa Cruz, CA 1974
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

Parsons School of Design
New York, NY
MFA 2007, Fine Art

Academy of Art College
San Francisco, CA
BFA 2004, Fine Art

Solo Exhibitions (Click on exhibition title to go to gallery page)
Forthcoming Solo
Grimm, Amsterdam, NL
Jul - Aug 2017

The Idiot
Brennan & Griffin (Red Hook) - New York, NY
1 Apr - 29 May 2016

Goethe’s Girlfriend
Brennan & Griffin - New York, NY
8 Mar 2014 - 13 Apr 2014

The Power and Influence of Joseph Wiseman
Grimm - Amsterdam, NL
29 Nov 2013 - 18 Jan 2014

Pleasure Centre
Twig - Brussels, BE
26 Oct - 22 Dec 2012

Duve Berlin - Berlin, DE
27 Apr - 8 Jun 2012

A Rake’s Progress
Grimm - Amsterdam, NL
26 Mar - 22 May 2011

The Modern Temper
Duve Berlin - Berlin, DE
21 Jan - Mar, 2011

Two-Person Exhibitions
Black Medicine (w/ Nick van Woert)
Room East - New York, NY
11 Mar - 22 Apr 2012

Until I Know The Pattern (w/ Timothy Hull)
Bucheon Gallery- San Francisco, CA
Apr 2007

Selected Group Exhibitions
Group Exhibition
Brennan & Griffin, New York, NY
8 Nov - 20 Dec 2015

Passing Leap (curated by Yuta Nakajima & Madeline Warren)
Hauser & Wirth, New York, NY
25 Jun - 31 Jul 2015

Huidige Zaken
Grimm, Amsterdam NL
7 Jun - 12 Jul 2014

Beyond The Object
Brand New Gallery, Milan IT
15 Jan - 9 Mar 2013

Dia:Macon (Curated by Todd von Ammon with Nicole Will)
643 Macon St, Brooklyn, NY
26 Oct 2012

Tailgates and Substitutes
Thierry Goldberg, New York, NY
22 Nov - 12 Jan 2012

The Hybrid Velocity (curated by Ariel Roger-Paris)
TWIG, Brussels, BE
27 May - 2 Jul 2011

Cover Version | LP (curated by Timothy Hull)
BAM, Brooklyn, NY
11 Jan-20 Mar, 2011

Comedy & Tragedy (curated by David Hunt)
Marvelli Gallery, New York, NY
Apr - May 2010

Burn, Baby, Burn!
Duve Berlin, Berlin, DE
Dec 2009 - Jan 2010

Chimera (curated by David Hunt)
Scope Special Projects, Miami, FL
Dec 2009

Hi, Low And In Between (curated by Matthew Day Jackson & Simone Subal))
Grimm, Amsterdam, NL
Mar - May 2009

Sonata for Executioner and Various Young Women (curated by Nicholas Weist)
André Schlechtriem Contemporary, New York, NY
Nov - Dec 2008

A Seer Out of Season (curated by Tairone Bastien & Candice Madey)
On Stellar Rays, New York, NY
Sep - Oct 2008

Cover Version (curated by Timothy Hull)
Taylor De Cordoba, Los Angeles, CA
Jun-Jul 2008

Looking Back
Mireille Mosler Ltd., New York, NY
Jun 2008

If I Told You You Were Beautiful, Would You Date Me On The Regular (curated by Nicholas Weist)
Oliver Kamm, New York, NY
Mar 2008

CAA-New York Region MFA Show
Hunter College Gallery- New York, NY
Feb - Mar 2007

20mb (curated by MF Tichy)
Mass Art Gallery- Austin, Texas
Oct - Nov 2006

Bucheon Gallery- San Francisco, CA
May 2006

Is There Summer in San Francisco?
Bucheon Gallery- San Francisco, CA
Aug 2005

12 x 12
Royale- San Francisco, CA
Dec 2004

Zabludowicz Collection
Artist Residency
Sarvisalo, Finland
Apr 2010

Frans Masareel Centrum
Artist Residency
Kasterlee, Belgium
Apr 2008

Deans Scholarship Award
Parsons School of Design
New York, NY

A Rake’s Progress (catalogue)
Dominic van den Boogerd
Grimm 2011

Cutting Edges|Contemporary Collage
Gestalten Press 2011

Los Angeles Times
A New Cover Story
Lynell George
July 13, 2008

SF Bay Guardian
Until I Know The Pattern (A principle of randomness & rough hewn craft)
Alexis Georgopoulos
April 25, 2007

Dave McDermott & Timothy Hull-Until I Know The Pattern
Alan Bamberger
April 16, 2007

New American Paintings
2006 MFA Edition
Linda Norden, Juror
Open Studios Press, 2007

New York Times
On Your Mark, Get Set, Create Something Arty
Sewell Chan
June 12, 2006

San Francisco Bay Guardian
Katie Kurtz
June 7, 2006

Watercolors from 20 Artists at SF’s Bucheon Gallery
May 16, 2006

New American Paintings
62nd Edition, Northeastern Region
Bill Arning, Juror
Open Studios Press, 2006