MaDora Frey

Lives and works in Atlanta, GA

SELECT EXHIBITIONS

2019
Optic Wave, Massey Klein Gallery, New York, NY
Ortega Y Gassett Gallery, New York, NY (forthcoming, June)
(Solo) Welch Gallery, Georgia State University (forthcoming, June) 
New York Abstract, Mathilde Hatzenberger Gallery, Brussels, Belgium 

2018
Civil Discourse, curated by Jaynie Crimmins, Kibbee Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2017
Nurture Art 20th Year Invitational, Elizabeth Foundation, New York, NY
Night, Overhang Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Faraway From Anywhere Else But Here, Gallery AA Collections, Vienna, Austria

2016
Monuments in Reverse, curated by Jake Cartright, Gallery 245 Varet Street, Brooklyn, NY
OnSite Katonah Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
Appetite for Destruction, Wassaic Project Summer Exhibition 2016, Wassaic, NY 
Foreign Bodies, Ground Floor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 
Signaling to the Cipher Towards a Segway, curated by Jesse Penridge, Field Projects, New York, NY
Knife Hits, Spring/Break Art Fair, curated by Rachel Phillips, New York, NY
Rebus, Spring/Break Art Fair, curated by Will Hutnick + Christopher Stout, New York, NY
Baseline, Trestle Gallery Projects, curated by Melissa Staiger, Brooklyn, NY
Baseline, Gallery ELL, online exhibition

2015
Holiday Salon, Lesley Heller Gallery, New York, NY
From New York with Love, Red Head Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
No Sleep Til Berlin, Rhombus Space Pop-up, Mitte Berlin, Germany
Momenta Benefit, Brooklyn, NY
Arts in Bushwick, Storefront Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY
Family Ties, Gallery 500x, Dallas, TX
Heavy Metal, Rhombus Space, Brooklyn, NY
Just Mad6 Art Fair, represented by TSA Gallery, Madrid, Spain
Good Morning Midnight, Newark Liberty International Airport, Newark, NJ 
New Work City, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY

2014
Good Morning Midnight, Newark Liberty International Airport, Newark, NJ
Trestle Winter Show, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 
Featured Artist, Winter Issue, The Account Journal 
Flat Files Artists Exhibiton, TSA Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 
Hrönir: Un-Lost Things, Brooklyn Fireproof Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 
Exchange Rates International Art Exhibition, Arts in Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY
The Search, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
The Good the Bad the Ugly, Local Project, LIC, NY
Itness, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 
(wo)manorial, Online Exhibition
A Human Extension, Lodge Gallery, New York, NY

2013
Curate NYC, curated by Sarah Newman, director of Contemporary Art at the Corcoran Museum
Curate NYC, curated by Sherry Dobbins, director of Public Art for the Times Square Alliance 
Machine Show, Hawkeye Crates, Brooklyn, NY
Collectively Assembled, Arts@Renaissance, Brooklyn, NY
Quantum Effect, Active Space Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 

2012
Color Shift, Billboard Projects, Atlanta, GA
Reflection, Space Womb Gallery, Queens, NY
Wildlife in the Post-natural Age, Brooklyn Historical Society curated by Cara DeAngelis, Brooklyn, NY
Tell Me Now, Grand Projects, New York, NY
(Re)production, Grand Projects New York, NY

2011
Tart: Year 8, Arts Renaissance Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Wish You Were Here, Air Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Sketchbook Project, Brooklyn Art Library, Austin Museum of Art, Space Gallery, Portland ME,   Madrone Studios, San Francisco, CA 
Form/Space Atelier, Seattle, WA
Winter Exhibition, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
Chain Mail, Shoshanna Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2010
Draw, Mexico City Museo del Ciudad de Mexico
Wish You Were Here, A.I.R. gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Undercurrents: Experimental Ecosystems in Recent Art, The Kitchen, Whitney ISP, New York, NY 
tART at AIR, Air Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Single Fare, WTA projects, Brooklyn, NY 
New Work from Emerging Artists, 3rd ward gallery, Brooklyn, NY 


2009 
tART at AIR, AIR Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Protean Body, Medialia Gallery, New York, NY
Draw, Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2008
The Draw Show Tour, Stolen Space Gallery, London
Summer Salon, Rabbit Hole Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2007
(Solo) Renegade, New York Academy of Art Gallery, New York, NY
New York Academy of Art Summer Exhibition, New York, NY
Untitled Love Project, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA
Draw Tour, Gallery Lomabardi, curated by Erik Foss and Curse Mackey, Austin, TX
First Annual Contemporary Art International", Salmagundi Club, New York, NY

2006
(Solo) The Calling, Roq la Rue Gallery, Seattle, WA
666, Gallery de Jesus, Los Angeles, CA
Drawing Show, Fuse Gallery, New York, NY
Undertow ll, Roq la Rue, Seattle, WA
Undertow, Aidan Savoy Gallery, New York, NY
Alumni Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2005
The Woods, DFN Gallery, New York, NY
Animal Tales, DFN Gallery, New York, NY

2004
Innocence Found, DFN Gallery, New York, NY
Skies and Scapes, DFN Gallery, New York, NY
Theatre of Selfhood, Eyedrum Gallery, curated by Jerry Cullum, Atlanta, GA

2003
Space Invaders, Fish Tank Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
SGF Project, SGF Project Space, Atlanta, GA
New American Painting, Exhibition in Print, Edition 46

AWARDS / HONORS / GRANTS

2015 
Marble House Project Advisory Board Member (to present)
Rema Hort Foundation Nominee
Wassaic Project Residency, Wassaic, NY
Marble House Project Grantee, Dorset, VT

2013
Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
Hunter College, City University of New York, Visiting Artist, New York, NY

2011
Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

2004 
Ford Foundation Emerging Artist Finalist

2007
Hunter College, City University of New York, Visiting Artist, New York, NY
Runart Program, Rutgers University, Visiting Artist, Newark, NJ

2006
Auburn University, Visiting Artist, Auburn, AL

2002 
Prince of Wales Fellowship, Normandy, FR
Scholarship Award, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

PRESS

W Magazine, “Anti-Armory: Scenes from Spring/Break Art Show”, March 04, 2016
ArtFile Magazine, “Roll Call: Highlights from Spring/Break Art Show”, March 2016
Art Fag City, “This Week’s Must-See”, TSA Flatfiles Show, November 10, 2014 
Blackbook Magazine online, “Ones to Watch”, November 2014
Featured Artist, Winter Issue, The Account Journal 
Huffington post, "Wildlife in the Post-natural Age" review, by Daniel Maidman
Art Info, "From Tom Sachs to Richard Prince, Top Ten things to do in New York", On the Ground
"Loose Change Literary Magazine", monthly featured artist, June 2011, vol. 1, issue 3
Whitney.org, 2010, "Experimental Ecosystems in Recent Art”
"NYFA, august 2010, “headlines: tart at air gallery”
New American Painting, Exhibition in Print, Edition 46
Black Book Magazine, July 3, 2008, Rohin Guha, “Sweet Tarts Go Down the Rabbit Hole”
Contemporary, Sept 2003, Krenz, Marcel. "Space Invaders: Six Painters and Two Sculptors Reconstructing Representation.”
The Stranger, dec 28 - jan 3, 2007, Jen Graves, "The Hidden Painters Who Insist on Mystery at Roq la Rue”
Atlanta journal and constitution, March 2003, Felicia Feaster, “Theater of Selfhood”

EDUCATION

2018 - present Studio Artist Residency at the Atlanta Contemporary Center for Art, Atlanta, GA
2002 New York Academy of Art, MFA, Magna Cum Laude, New York, NY
2000 Florence Academy of Art, Florence, IT
1993 Auburn University, BFA, Drawing and Printmaking concentration, Auburn, AL