Biography

Born in Woodham, Surrey, England in 1962

Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York

 

Education

1980

West Surrey College of Art and Design, Farnham, England (diploma)

1981-84

Bath Academy of Art, Corsham, England (Bachelor of Fine Arts)

1983

Fine Arts Program, Cooper Union, New York

1985

Chelsea School of Art, London, England (Master of Fine Arts)

 

Exhibitions

2009

Oculus, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA

2008

Nimbus, Peter Blum, New York, NY

2007

Ink!, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA

2006

Line and Surface, Peter Blum, New York

 

Biella Prize for Engraving 2006, Museo del Territorio di Biella, Biella, Italy

 

Motion on Paper. Ben Brown Fine Arts, London, England

2005

Simon Frost, Xavier Hufkens Galerie, Brussels, Belgium

2003

Drawings of Choice from a New York Collection, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH

 

Graphite & Paper, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA

 

Drawings of Choice from a New York Collection, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME

 

The Sessions of Sweet Silent Thought, Bronx River Art Center, Bronx, NY

 

Drawings of Choice from a New York Collection, Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

2002

Drawings of Choice from a New York Collection, Arkansas Art Center, Littlerock, AK

 

The Microwave, Christinerose/Josee Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY

 

Drawings of Choice from a New York Collection, Krannert Art Museum,

 

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL

 

Simon Frost: Works on Paper, Ukhamba: Zulu Vessels from West Africa, Peter Blum Gallery, New York, NY, August 20-September 14

 

Selection 1, The Brooklyn Rail; Made in Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY

2001

Repetition in Discourse, The Painting Center, New York, NY

 

By Hand: Pattern, Precision, and Repetition in Contemporary Drawing,

 

University Art Museum, California StateUniversity, Long Beach, CA

2000

-2001 Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Greensboro, NC

 

Simon Frost, Works on Paper. Bura, Terra Cotta from West Africa, Peter Blum, New York, NY

1999

Microwave, one, 123 Watts Gallery, New York, NY

 

Drawing: An Essay, Robert Miller Gallery, New York, NY

1998

Trace, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale on the Hudson, NY

 

Original Scale, Apex Art C.P., New York, NY

1997

Drawing The Line And Crossing It, Peter Blum Gallery, New York, NY

1995

A Beautiful World, Independent Art Space, London, England

 

New Acquisitions, Wynn Kramarsky, New York, NY

1987

The New Sculptors, Canterbury, England

 

Publications

2008

Yau, John. “In Conversation: Simon Frost with John Yau” The Brooklyn Rail. May 2008

 

MacAdam, Alfred. “Simon Frost” ARTnews. June 2008

2006

Presenti, Allegra. Motion on Paper. London: Ben Brown Fine Arts, 2006, pp 4, 8, 42.

 

Lewison, Jeremy. Premio Biella per l’incisione 2006, Milano: Skira, 2006.

2003

Pearl, Jed. “Unit and Variety.” The New Republic, 27 Jan. 2003.

2002

Johnson, Ken. “Simon Frost – ‘Ukhamba.’” New York Times, 9 Aug. 2002.

 

Helfenstein, Josef and Jonathan Fineberg, ed. Drawings of Choice From a New York Collection. Urbana-Champaign, Krannert Art Museum, and Little Rock, Arkansas Arts Center, 2002.

2001

MacAdam, Barbara A. “The Micro Wave.” ARTnews, April 2001. pp 130-133.

 

Lombiono, Mary-Kay. By Hand Pattern, Precision and Repetition in Contemporary Drawing. Long Beach, CA: University Art Museum, California State University.

2000

Harris, Susan. “Simon Frost at Peter Blum.” Art in America, June 2000. pp. 118-119.

 

Kuspit, Donald. “Simon Frost/Bura Sculpture.” Artforum, May 2000. pp. 117.

 

Cotter, Holand. “‘Bura’/Simon Frost.” New York Times. 31 Mar. 2000.

1994

Fuss, Adam. The Beauty of the World: Christopher Bucklow, Simon Frost. Herzliya: Herzliya Museum of Art, 1994.