Buck Ellison
b. 1987, San Francisco
Lives and works in Los Angeles

EDUCATION
Städelschule, Frankfurt am Main, 2011-2014
            M.F.A., Class of Willem de Rooij

Columbia University, Columbia College, New York, 2006-2010       
            Bachelor of Arts, German Literature
            Bachelor of Arts, Visual Arts

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
The Meeting, New York, 2017
Louisa, La Paix, Paris, 2016
Louisa, Balice Hertling, Paris, 2016
Modesty, Weiss Berlin, 2016
Country Day, Bad Bentheim Castle, Burg Bentheim, 2015 (cat.)
Ratio 3, San Francisco, 2014
Merry Company, Galerie Wilma Tolksdorf, Frankfurt am Main, 2013
Coaster Family, Galleri Fisk, Bergen, 2012
Eton Blue II, Flute Douce, Frankfurt am Main, 2011
Eton Blue, Flute Douce, Frankfurt am Main, 2011

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
Der Verdienst, Oracle, Berlin, 2017
Golden State, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, 2017 (cat.)
Tilting At Windmills, Roberta, Frankfurt am Main, 2017
L.A. Should Die for Glück, Just Married, Los Angeles, 2017
Mad Horizon, Index, Stockholm, 2016 (cat.)
New German Photography, On Stellar Rays, New York, 2016 (cat.)
The Sun Placed In The Abyss, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, 2016 (cat.)
Le Mérite, Treize, Paris, 2016
Home, Night Club, Chicago, 2016
Misanthrope-NY, Mathew Gallery, New York, 2015
The Social Register, Park View, Los Angeles, 2015
Villa Aurora Revisited, Balice Hertling, New York, 2015
Zitronenblätter, Villa Aurora, Los Angeles, 2015
Breeze, Deweer Gallery, Otegem, 2014
Pashmina, Museum für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt, 2014 (cat.)
Snakes in the Grass, Laura Bartlett Gallery Project Space, London, 2014
Press Days, Gillmeier Rech, Berlin, 2014
Influence, Galerie 1m3, Lausanne, 2013
Magnetic North, Ratio 3, San Francisco, 2013
Lost Dog, Soho Factory, Warsaw, 2011
Vier Jahreszeiten, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, New York, 2010
American Spirit, Galerie Crone, Berlin, 2010

PUBLICATIONS
Golden State, exhibition catalogue with texts by Drew Sawyer, Marianne Boesky Gallery, 2017
Röhss, Emmanuel and John Skoog, Mad Horizon, Index - The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation, 2016
Never Leave Me: Photographic Images In Germany Today, exhibition catalogue with a text by Dominikus Müller, On Stellar Rays, 2016
Sawyer, Drew, The Sun Placed In The Abyss, Columbus Museum of Art, 2016
Lieske, David and Rob Kulisek, 299 792 458 m/s, Westreich/Wagner Press, 2016
Country Day, Bad Bentheim Castle, exhibition catalogue with texts by Drew Sawyer, Beau Rutland, and Ryan Linkof, 2015
Goetz, Anna, Pashmina, Museum für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt, 2014
Dysfiction II, Städelschule Fiction Class, 2014
Dysfiction, Städelschule Fiction Class, 2013
Wandering #2, Museum für Gegenwartskunst Basel, Switzerland, 2012

PRESS
Ellison, Buck and Marina Pinksy, “Comfort Is Tricky,” Mousse, 20 April 2017, online.
“Buck Ellison,” Yield Magazine, Issue #5, p. 43-48.
Matsuda, Will, “On The Edge of The American Dream,” Aperture, 18 April 2017, online.
Cochran, Sam, “These Images Induce Sudden California Dreaming,” Architectural Digest, 11 April 2017, online.
Glass, Joshua, “Re-Realizing the American Dream,” Document, 14 April 2017, online.
Colucci, Emily, “California Dreaming: Golden State at Marianne Boesky Gallery,” Art Fag City, 7 April 2017, online.
“Subverted Ideals,” Aesthetica, 2 April 2017, online.
Dafoe, Taylor, “Golden State: A Photo Show Captures California’s Contradictions,” Blouin Art Info, 6 April, 2017, online.
Sawyer, Drew, “Golden State, A Photographic Experience of California,” L’Oeil de la Photographie, 22 March 2017, online.
Mateos, Pierre-Alexandre, “Buck Ellison’s Louisa at Balice Hertling,” Flash Art, 22 December 2016, online.
de Pressigny, Clementine, “299 792 458 m/s is a new fashion experiment,” i-D, 24 November 2016, online.
Durand, Paul, “Buck Ellison’s ‘Louisa’ at Balice Hertling Gallery, Paris,” Blouin Art Info, 16 November 2016, online.
Bayly, Zac, “Photography & Fiction: Buck Ellison,” FFF, 26 November 2016, online.
Bava, Alessandro, “Protestant Suite,” Ecocore 5, 4 October 2016, online.
Boukobza, Julie, “White People Problems,” Double Magazine, Fall/Winter 2016, p. 83-89.
Rabinowitz, Cay Sophie, “Buck Ellison,” OSMOS Magazine, p. 8-73.
Moore, Lucy, “Table Works: An Interview with Buck Ellison,” POP Magazine, p. 88-98.
“Buck Ellison at Weiss Berlin,” Fluxo Magazine, online.
Kherbek, William, “Modesty / Buck Ellison,” Samizdat, 15 June 2016, online.
Piston, Job, “Barn Rising: Scenes from an Unusual Art Fair at Paramount Ranch,” W Magazine, 1 February 2016, online.
Schulte, Frauke, “US-Künstler zeigt bröckelnde Hochglanzfassade,” Grafschafter Nachrichten, 30 November 2015, online.
Kriegisch, Thomas, “Buck Ellison erhält Ruisdael-Stipendium,” Grafschafter Nachrichten, 12 November 2015, online.
Horst, Aaron, “The Social Register at Park View,” Carla, September 30, 2015, online.
Linnert, Nicolas, “Critic’s Picks: Balice Hertling at The Film Center,” Artforum, August 2015, online.
Malick, Courtney, “Buck Ellison,” Flash Art, May 2014.
“Collector’s Edition,” World’s Best Ever, May 2013.
Kohlick, Anne, “Die Flucht in den Augenblick,” Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, July 17, 2013, online.
Schütte, Christoph, “Garnelen, Lachs, und eine Menge Staub,” Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung,
July 2, 2013, p. 42.

GRANTS & FELLOWSHIPS
Hessische Kulturstiftung Travel Grant, 2016
Ruisdael Stipendium, nominated by Willem de Rooij, 2015
Deutsche Verein Prize, 2010
Columbia Institute for Research on Women Prize, 2010
Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD), 2009
Sainsbury Grant, 2008
Freie Universität Berlin Study Award, 2007