b. 1987, San Francisco
Lives in Los Angeles

Galerie Balice Hertling
239 Rue Saint-Martin, 75003 Paris, France

The Sunday Painter
117-119 S Lambeth Road
London SW8 1XA
United Kingdom



HFBK Frankfurt a.M. Städelschule, 2014

Columbia University, 2010
B.A. German Literature
B.A. Art


Made in L.A. 2020: a version, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Huntington Museum, Pasadena, 2020

Useful Life, Balice Hertling, Paris, 2019

Tender Option, The Sunday Painter, London, 2019

Malmö Sessions, Carl Kostyál, Malmö, 2019

Antarctica, curated by Nicolaus Schafhausen and Vanessa Joan Müller, Kunsthalle Wien, 2018

Sittenbilder, Galerie Conradi, Hamburg, 2019

The Meeting, New York, 2017

Golden State, curated by Drew Sawyer, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, 2017

Louisa, Balice Hertling, Paris, 2016

Modesty, Weiss Berlin, 2016

Mad Horizon, Index, Stockholm, 2016

The Sun Placed In The Abyss
, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, 2016 

Country Day, Bad Bentheim Castle, Burg Bentheim, 2015

Villa Aurora Revisited, Balice Hertling, New York, 2015

Pashmina, Museum für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt, 2014 

Snakes in the Grass, Laura Bartlett Gallery Project Space, London, 2014

Sawyer, Drew, “Openings: Buck Ellison,” Artforum, Summer 2017, p. 336-341.

Ben Salah, Myriam, “Guilty Pleasure,” Kaleidoscope, Fall 2018, p. 228-342.

Bengal, Rebecca, “Buck Ellison,” Aperture, September 2017, p. 100-107.

Ellison, Buck and Marina Pinsky, “Comfort Is Tricky,” Mousse, 20 April 2017.

Mateos, Pierre-Alexandre, “Buck Ellison’s Louisa at Balice Hertling,” Flash Art, 22 December 2016.

Thawley, Dan, “Buck Ellison,” L’Uomo Vogue, 1 November 2017, p. 201-203.

Abel-Hirsch, Hannah, “An unlikely portrait of W.A.S.P America,” British Journal of Photography, 22 April 2020.

“Images of the Middle Class,”
Louisiana Channel, Louisiana Museum, 2019.

Denny, Peter, “Buck Ellison: Fils de Bonne Famille?,” Numéro Art, Issue 3, p. 182-191. 

Béraud, Indira, “Review: Buck Ellison’s Useful Life at Galerie Balice Hertling, Paris,” Flash Art, 11 December 2019.

“Buck Ellison: An Orange For Christmas,” Closing Ceremony, p. 48-60.