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b. 1972




1999 MFA, Yale University School of Art, Sculpture, New Haven, CT

1997 BFA, Corcoran School of Art, Washington, DC



Solo Exhibitions



Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY



Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY



Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY



Infidelicious…, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY



Uncle John’s Band, The Armory Show (lobby, Pier 90), presented by Public Art Fund and Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY



Here Comes the Son, Here Comes the Knight, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY



Group Exhibitions



New Hells, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY



Works on Paper, Blondeau and Cie, Geneva, Switzerland



Size DOES Matter, The Flag Art Foundation, New York, NY



political corect, Blondeau Fine Art Services, Geneva, Switzerland

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



New York, Interrupted, curated by Dan Cameron, pmk gallery, Beijing, China

The Name of This Show is Not GAY ART NOW, curated by Jack Pierson, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY

Inaugural Group Show, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY



Oracle of Truth, Aeroplastics Contemporary, Brussels, Belgium

Post-Everything, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

The General's Jamboree/2nd Annual Watercolor Exhibition, Guild & Greyshkul, New York, NY

The Most Splendid Apocalypse, P.P.O.W., New York, NY

ev+a, curated by Dan Cameron, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick City, Ireland

Art Rock, Rockefeller Center, New York, NY

Life and Limb, curated by David Humphrey, Feigen Contemporary, New York, NY



Fight or Flight, Whitney Museum of American Art at Altria, New York, NY



Pantone, curated by David Hunt, Massimo Audiello, New York, NY

Escape From New York, New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, NJ

The Burnt Orange Heresy, Space 101, Brooklyn, NY

Life/Like, Apartment 5BE, New York, NY



Learned America, curated by Jason Murison, P.P.O.W., New York, NY

Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap, curated by Jason Forest, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA

Dear Dead Person, curated by Banks Violette, Momenta, Brooklyn, NY



Meat Market, Momenta, Brooklyn, NY

Dedicated to Art, Hemicycle Gallery, Corcoran Museum, Washington, D.C.

Two Friends and So On, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY



Art and Architecture Gallery, Yale University, New Haven, CT



Options 1997, WPA, Washington, D.C.

Hemicycle Gallery, Corcoran Museum, Washington, D.C.






Cotter, Holland. "Listings: Ivan Witenstein.” The New York Times 3 Oct. 2008: E27. Print.



Duff, Stacey. “A New York minute.” Time Out Beijing Feb. 2007. Print (illustration).



Cotter, Holland. “Ivan Witenstein: Infidelicious.” The New York Times 5 May 2006: E35. Print. 



Sicha, Choire. “Art But Not Dangerous.” New York Observer 21 Mar. 2005: 8. Print.  

Vogel, Carol. “Public Art at Armory Show.” The New York Times 11 Mar. 2005: E35. Print.



Fricke, Kirsten. “Ivan Witenstein: Freudian Psychosexual Dynamics.” Beautiful Decay, Issue G 2004: 28-32. Print. 

Johnson, Ken. “Fight or Flight.” The New York Times 10 Dec. 2004. Print.

Smith, Roberta. “Pantone.” The New York Times 4 Jan. 2004: E43. Print. 



Bischoff, Dan. “”Escape from New York.” Star Ledger 5 Sep. 2003. Print. 

Hunt, David. “Ivan Witenstein.” Sculpture Jul/Aug. 2003: 74. Print. 



Cotter, Holland. “Ivan Witenstein & Dan Fischer.” The New York Times 13 Sep. 2002. Print.



Fox, Catherine. “A Dirty Shame.” The Atlanta Journal Constitution Sep. 2001. Print (illustration).

Cotter, Holland. “Dear Dead Person.” The New York Times May 2001. Print. 

Wehr, Anne. “Crash Course.” Time Out New York May 2001. Print. 

“Dear Dead Person.” The New Yorker May 2001. Print. 



O’Sullivan, Michael. “WPA’s Limited Options.” The Washington Post 4 Jul. 1997. Print.

Shaw-Eagle, Joanna. “Art.” The Washington Times 15 Jun. 1997. Print.

Dixon, Glenn. “Bastards of Young.” Washington City Paper Jul. 1997. Print.



2004 Public Art in the Public Realm Recipient, Public Art Foundation, New York, NY 

1999 Rebecca Taylor Porter Award, Yale University, New Haven, CT 


Public Collections

The New School, New York, NY