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b. 1979

Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY





2001 BFA, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI    



Solo Exhibitions



Shadow Métier, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY



Keep Shop, Essex Flowers, New York, NY



Muscle Memory, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY



Off Season, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY



1:1, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY



Force Quit, Art in General in partnership with Center for Contemporary Arts, Estonia



Come Back New, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY



No More Right Now Forever, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY



David Kennedy Cutler, Nice & Fit, Berlin, Germany



David Kennedy Cutler, Nice & Fit, Berlin, Germany



Group Exhibitions



Metafiguration, Tops, Memphis, TN

Images For Sounds, Villa Lontana, Rome, IT



Friends & Family, Magenta Plains, NY, NY

Spirits in The Material World, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY

Tasting Menu, Barns Art Center, Hopewell Junction, NY

Pathological Landscape, Marquee Projects, Bell Harbor, NY

Tenth Anniversary Show, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY

TurnOz, NADA House, Governor’s Island, NY Curated by Jeffrey Tranchell



Layer Mask, Alfred University, Alfred, NY (forthcoming)
Vanishing Act, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY
Big Ringer, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, NY


Books / Bodies, Haas Arts Library, Yale University, New Haven Connecticut
Home Edition, Essex Flowers, NY NY & NADA New York



(self), Curated by Stephanie Snyder and Samiya Bashir, Cooley Gallery, Reed College, Portland, OR
Published by The Artist 2017, International Print Center, New York, NY
Under Water, Locust Projects, Miami, FL

Innovative Approaches, Honored Traditions, Wellin Museum at Hamilton College, Clinton, NY, Curated by Katherine Alcauskas (catalogue)



Low, Organized by Michael DeLucia and Ethan Greenbaum, Lyles & King, New York, NY

Pure Pulp, Contemporary Artists Working in Paper at Dieu Donné, 2000-Present, Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art at Hamilton College, Clinton, NY; traveling to Robert C. Williams Museum of Papermaking, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA; Dedalus Foundation, Sunset Park, Brooklyn, NY

David Kennedy Cutler & Dan Hougland, Safe Gallery, Brooklyn, NY



Beyond the Surface: Image as Object, featuring works by David Kennedy Cutler, Ethan Greenbaum, and Sara Greenberger Rafferty, curated by Dan Leers, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA

Paper Cuts 2: Sara Greenberger Rafferty & David Kennedy Cutler, LA Art Book Fair, Geffen Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA.



Eric’s Trip, Lisa Cooley Gallery, New York, NY

David Kennedy Cutler, Michael DeLucia, David Scanavino, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY

Ryan Wallace & David Kennedy Cutler, Cooper Cole, Toronto, Canada

Thousand Year Old Child, Planthouse, New York, NY



Work, organized by Sara Greenberger Rafferty, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York, NY

Decenter: An Exhibition on the Centenary of the 1913 Armory Show, curated by Adrianna Campbell & Daniel Palmer, The Abrons Art Center, New York, NY; traveled to Luther Brady Gallery, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

Static & Scrim, Cooper Cole Gallery, Toronto, Canada



David Kennedy Cutler & Elise Ferguson, Halsey Mckay Gallery, East Hampton, NY

Art on Paper 2012: The 42nd Exhibition, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC



Perfectly Damaged, curated by Isaac Lyles, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY

Against the Way Things Go, curated by Andrea Hill, Klemens Gassert & Tanja Grunert, Inc., New York, NY

Domestic Goods, curated by Ryan Wallace, Eric Firestone Gallery, East Hampton, NY

Times Square Show 2011, Times Square Alliance, New York, NY



Cityscape: Surveying the Urban Biotope, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY

Wall to Wall, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA



Summer Group Exhibition, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY

Hydra School Project, Hydra, Greece

On From Here, Guild & Greyshkul, New York, NY

Wait and Reverberate, Kate Werble Gallery, New York, NY

395 NADA ART, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Johannes Vanderbeek



Zero Zone, Tracy Williams Ltd., New York, NY

Three Rooms (with Shana Lutker and Sara Greenberger Rafferty), D'Amelio Terras, New York, NY

One Picture Gallery, Nice & Fit, Berlin, Germany



Remap KM - Kerameikos/Metaxourgeio, Athens Biennial, Athens, Greece

Summer Cinema, Nice & Fit, Berlin, Germany

100 Tage = 100 Videos, Gl. Strand, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Promised Land, curated by Elizabeth Grady, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY

Blood Meridian, curated by David Hunt, Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin, Germany

Coercive Atmospherics, curated by David Hunt, Dumbo Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY

100 Tage = 100 Videos, Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg, Germany



postER, Hydra School Project, Hydra, Greece

The First Andros International Invitational, Andros, Greece

Scarecrow, Postmasters, New York, NY



Off My Biscuit, Destroy Your District!, Samson Projects, Boston, MA

In the Ring, Buia Gallery, New York, NY

Le Desert De Retz, Massimo Audiello, New York, NY

Circumscribe, Capsule, New York, NY

The February Show, Nice & Fit, Berlin, Germany



Guts, David Kennedy Cutler / Graham Anderson, Gallery 121, Boston, MA

And One For Grandma, Capsule, New York, NY

The RISD Biennial, curated by Shamim Momin, Claire Oliver, New York, NY

Todd Erases A Red Dot, Capsule, New York, NY



The Sad Summer Show, Rivington Arms, New York, NY



Curated Exhibitions



Fresh Kills, Dumbo Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY



The Summer Show Proposal Show, Capsule, New York, NY






Falco Raez, Constanza, “David Kennedy Cutler”, Flaunt Magazine, Issue 175, Summer 2021.

Landes, Jennifer, “Everything Comes Up Something”, East Hampton Star, April 22, 2021.



Gibson, Jeff, “Reviews”, Artforum, October 2019.

Heinrich, Will, “New York Galleries: What To See Right Now”, The New York Times, July 31, 2019.

Halle, Howard, “The top five New York art shows this week”, Time Out, August 5, 2019.


Lyle, Erica Dawn, “Critic’s Picks”,, February 6, 2018.
Landes, Jennifer, “David Kennedy Cutler’s Quadrophenia on Newtown Lane”, East Hampton Star, February 13, 2018.
Zahl, Jamie, “Artist David Kennedy Cutler Becomes Living Sculpture This Winter In East Hampton”, The East Hampton Press / Southhampton Press,, Jan 16, 2018.
Hinkle, Annette, “Performance Installation Explores Goals of Human Survival, with Clones, and The Hamptons in ‘Off Season’,, February 12, 2018.

Carney, Sean Joseph Patrick, “Tragicomic Multiplicity: David Kennedy Cutler’s 1:1”,, June 21, 2017
Tschida, Anne, “Who Says Miami’s Art Scene Closes For The Summer?”, Miami Herald, May 5, 2017
Vasquez, Neil, “Under Water”, Art Ltd Mag, May 12, 2017


“‘Under Water’ by David Kennedy Cutler, Michael DeLucia, and David Scanavino at Locust Projects.” art ltd. 12 May 2017. Web.

“Who says Miami’s art scene closes in the summer? Shows at three places prove otherwise.” The Miami Herald. 5 May 2017. Print.



“Exhibition in the Spotlight: David Kennedy Cutler’s “Force Quit”.” ArtTerritory. 20 Oct 2016. Web.

Downey, Walker. “Exhibition Spotlight: LOW at Lyles & King.” ArtBinder 26 Feb. 2016. Web.

Steadman, Ryan. “Do Artists Make the Best Curators?.” Observer 11 Mar. 2016. Web.

Kerr, Merrily. “David Kennedy Cutler in ‘Low’ at Lyles & King.” new york art tours 12 Mar. 2016. Web.



Vartanian, Hrag, “Rethinking What An Art Book Fair Can Be”, Hyperallergic, January 30, 2015.



Indrisek, Scott, “On Our Rader: David Kennedy Cutler”, Modern Painters, October, 2014.
Heinrich, Will, “Eric’s Trip at Lisa Cooley”,, July 30, 2014.
Indrisek, Scott, “David Kennedy Cutler Wrestles With Images”,, July 22, 2014.
Ambler, Charles, “Meta Warhol: A Coversation with the Curators of Eric’s Trip at Lisa Cooley Gallery”,, July 2014.
Gegenheimer, Kati, “Eric’s Trip at Lisa Cooley”,, July 18, 2014.
Sanchez, Gabriel H., “Critic’s Picks”,, April 23, 2014.

Emmons, Amze, “Thousand Year Old Child”,, May 3, 2014.



Jenkins, Mark, “Galleries." The Washington Post 8 Dec. 2013. Print.

Campbell, Andrianna & Plamer, Daniel. Decenter: NY/DC: An Exhibition on the Centenary of the 1913 Armory Show. Washington, D.C.:  Luther Brady Gallery, George Washington University 2013. Print.

Smith, Robert, “Work." The New York Times 18 Jul. 2013. Print.

Kennedy Cutler, David, Greenbaum, Ethan, and Greenberger Rafferty, Sara. &&& Artists’ Book. Brooklyn, NY: Paper Cuts, 2013. Print.



Steadman, Ryan, "David Kennedy Cutler, Elise Ferguson.” Modern Painters Dec. 2012. Print.

Finkelstein, Averam, "Come Back New: David Kennedy Cutler.” Critical Mob 13 Jan. 2012. Print.



Kennedy Cutler, David. Against Geology. New York, NY: self-published. Print.



Stiler, Ruby Sky. "Ruby Sky Stiler Interviews David Kennedy-Cutler.” Feb. 2010. Web.

Levy, Nicole. "NYC Oil Spill Inspires Artist in Socrates Show.” Queens Chronicle 17 Jun. 2010. Print.

Rush, Michael. "David Kennedy Cutler at Derek Eller Gallery.” Art in America Jan. 2010. Print.



"David Kennedy Cutler: Goings on About Town.” The New Yorker 5 Oct. 2009. Print.

Sengle, Jules. "David Kennedy Cutler: No More Right Now Forever.” Meanderings in Feministopia Blog 15 Sep. 2009. Web.

Smith, Roberta. "A Gallery Goes Out in a Burst of Energy.” The New York Times 9 Feb. 2009. Print.

Barley, Shanta. "Washing Your Hands For / Of Climate Change.”, Climate Change: The Blog of Bloom 7 Apr. 2009. Web.

Revkin, Andrew C. "Artists Explore Antarctica's Long Goodbye"., Dot Earth Blog 21 Mar. 2009. Web.

Tran, Audrey K. "Melting Art Objects: David Kennedy Cutler’s Antarctica.” 20 Mar. 2009. Web.



Morgenthau, Josh. "Fresh Kills.” The Brooklyn Rail May 2008: 52. Print.



Greenberger Rafferty, Sara,  Keegan, Matt, eds. "Black Mirror.” North Drive Press Artbox For Bloomingdales Special Edition.

Schwendener, Martha. "Promised Land.” The New York Times 20 Jul 2007: 29. Print.

Baker, RC. "Best In Show.” Village Voice, Vol. LII No. 29 18-24 Jul. 2007: 51. Print.

Sharp, Chris. "Nice and Fit.” Flash Art, Vol. XL No. 253. Mar/Apr. 2007. Print.



Bradley, Kimberly. "The Fountain of Youth.” Jan. 2006. Web.

Haun, Anne. "Wir Machen Berlin, teil 3.” 2006. Web.

Tsai, Charwei, ed. "The Towers of No Harm, David Kennedy Cutler.” Lovely Daze no. 3 2006. Print.

Panagiotakou, Aphroditi. "Post Emergency Room.” Highlights no. 23 Jul/Aug 2006: 80-81. Print.

Pournara, Hydra M. "Situations of Emergency in Hydra.” Kathimerini 6 Jul. 2006. Print.

Adamopoulos, Mary. "Art in ER.” Ta Nea 6 Jul. 2006. Print.

Koroxenidis, Alexandra. "Epicurean School Inspires Art.” The Herald Tribune / Kathimerini 7 Jul. 2006. Print.

Papadoulos, Helen. "First Andros International.” Summer 2006. Web.

Johnson, Ken. "Listings". New York Times 30 Jun. 2006. Print.

Greenberger Rafferty, Sara & Keegan, Matt, eds. "Antarctica, David Kennedy Cutler.” Artist multiple. North Drive Press #3, June.



"David Kennedy Cutler at Nice & Fit.” Art Highlights, Exberliner Oct. 2004: 41. Print.

"The Desert of Envy, David Kennedy Cutler.” Strippedbare 03 Jul/Aug 2004: 2. Print.

Robinson, Walter. "Weekend Update.” Apr. 2004. Web.

"A Leonard Cohen Afterworld, David Kennedy Cutler.” Strippedbare 01 Mar/Apr 2004: 2. Print.



Birk, Aaron. “Phalanges." NY Arts Magazine / Berliner Kunst, Vol. 8, No. 4 Apr 2003: 65-66. Print.

"The Mini Museum, David Kennedy Cutler.” Repellent #2 Mar 2003: 110-112. Print.



Public Collections


Wellin Museum of Art - Hamilton College, Clinton, NY

RISD Museum, Rhode Island, RI

Yale University Haas Family Library Special Arts Collection, New Haven, CT

Whitney Museum of American Art Library, New York, NY