Steve Budington

STEVE BUDINGTON (b. 1978) received his M.F.A. in Painting and Printmaking from the Yale School of Art in 2004 and his B.F.A. in Painting from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, in 2000. Budington’s work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, including in New York, at Exit Art, the Misc. Gallery, and the Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs; in Austria, at Schrattenberg’s “Hotel Pupik”; and in Italy, at the Fondazione Ambrosetti Arte Contemporanea. His work has been reviewed and featured in local, national, and internationally recognized publications like Frieze Magazine, New American Paintings, and Art in America.The artist lives and works in Burlington, Vermont, where he is an Assistant Professor of Art at the University of Vermont.

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b.1978

E D U C A T I O N

2004 M.F.A., Yale University School of Art
Painting and Printmaking

2000 B.F.A., University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Cum Laude, Painting and Drawing, Art History Minor

1998 New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting, and Sculpture
Spring Semester

S O L O E X H I B I T I O N S

2011 Un-Blink, Heistand and Lee Galleries, Miami University of Ohio, Oxford, OH
2011 Feedback, Mariboe Gallery, Peddie School, Hightstown, NJ
2010 Homunculus, BCA Center, Burlington, VT
2009 New Weathers, Ganser Gallery, Millersville University, Millersville, PA
2008 The Pioneers, Colburn Gallery, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

G R O U P E X H I B I T I O N S (selected)

2011 Hotel Pupik, Schrattenberg, St. Lorenzen bei Scheifling, AUSTRIA
Curated by Heimo Wallner
2011 Sick! , Misc. Gallery, New York, NY
Curated by Max Wolfe and Meghan Carleton
2010 Artificial Selection, 516 Arts, Albuquerque, NM
2010 Skeptical Landscapes, Herter Gallery, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
Curated by Trevor Richardson
2008 Brainwave, Exit Art, NY, NY
Curated by Jeanette Ingberman and Papo Colo
2008 Hello, Caelum Gallery, NY, NY
Peopled Paintings, Bingham Gallery, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
2007 Postcards from the Edge; Visual AIDS benefit, James Cohan Gallery, NY,NY
2007 Tripped Out: Imagism Now, Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, MI
Curated by Andrew Winship
2007 Possessed, Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs, Long Island City, NY
Curated by Miriam Kienle
2007 Herron Draws, Marsh Gallery, Herron School of Art and Design, Indianapolis, IN
2006 Calma Apparente – Steve Budington, Lidia Sanvito and Carla Matti,
Fondazione Ambrosetti Arte Contemporanea, Pallazzolo sull’Oglio, ITALY
Curated by Paolo Campiglio (catalogue)
2006 Hotel Pupik 2006, Summer Symposia, St. Lorenzen bei Scheifling, AUSTRIA
Curated by Heimo Wallner
2005 Intimate Exposure – New Work by Line Brunste and Steve Budington
Hampden Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
2005 Young Talent, Washington Art Association, Washington Depot, CT
2004 M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition, Yale School of Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
2004 New Talent, Alpha Gallery, Newbury St., Boston, MA
2003 The Floating Opera, Temporary Exhibition Space, Brooklyn, NY
2003 2nd Year M.F.A. Group Exhibition, Yale School of Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
2003 M.F.A. Summer Exhibition, Ellen Battell Stoeckel Estate, Norfolk, CT
2002 1st Year M.F.A. Group Exhibition, Yale School of Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
2001 Painting Ecologies, “Canada”, Eagle Square, Providence, RI
2001 Artistos Anonimos, Providence Art Club, Providence, RI
2001 Live/Workspace, Eagle Square, Providence, RI
2000 University of Hokkaido Exchange Exhibition, Univ. of Hokkaido, JAPAN
2000 Drawing as Inquiry, C.A.W., New Haven, CT
2000 B.F.A. Thesis Exhibition, (solo) Hampden Gallery, UMass, Amherst, MA

B I B L I O G R A P H Y (selected)

2012 Grudin, Anthony, Sperm in their Ears: Steve Budington, Homunculus Catalogue
BCA Center, VT
2011 Varnelis, Kazys, The Rise and Fall of New Media in the Art World,
Frieze Magazine, 20th Anniversary Edition, September
2010  Kelley, Kevin J., Anatomy Lesson, Seven Days, November 17
2010  Orloske, Stephen, Stephen Orloske Speaks with Steve Budington,
Vermont Art Zine, December 4
2010 Richardson, Trevor, Skeptical Landscapes, Catalogue Essay,
Herter Gallery, UMass, Amherst
2009                  New American Paintings, Issue 80, Northeast Edition,
Open Studios Press, Boston, MA
2008                  Heartney, Eleanor, Art and Science II, Art in America, April
2007                  Barilli, Renato, Torna il >, Ma Non Troppo, l’Unita, February
2007 Castelli, Stefano, Calma Apparente, Exhibart, February
2006                  Campiglio, Paolo, Calma Apparente, Fondazione Ambrosetti Arte
Contemporanea
2006 Del Prete, Elisa, Interview with Steve Budington, Fondazione Ambrosetti Arte
Contemporanea
2004                  American Letters and Commentary, Issue Sixteen; This Is Not a Time to Be
Without Wishes: Writers and Artists Invent Another World

C O L L E C T I O N S (selected public)

Fondazione Ambrosetti Arte Contemporanea, Pallazzolo sull’Oglio, ITALY
Cape Ann Historical Museum, Gloucester, MA
Boston Drawing Project, Carroll and Sons, Boston, MA

C U R A T O R I A L (selected)

2012 Conrad Bakker: Seasonal Economies BCA Center Gallery, Burlington, VT
2007 GONE, Artists: Lisha Bai, Joelle Jenson, Jeff Jones, Colburn Gallery
University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
2007 Robert Flynn: Constant Gardener, A memorial exhibition for the late artist
Colburn Gallery, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
Co-curated with Stephanie Flynn

H O N O R S / A W A R D S

2010 Lattie F. Coor Research Assistantship Grant, UVM
2010 Lattie F. Coor Endowment Award, UVM
2008 Lattie F. Coor Endowment Award, UVM
2006 Vermont Studio Center Full Fellowship
2006 New Frontiers Exploration Traveling Fellowship, Indiana University
2006 International Enhancement Grant, Indiana University
2006 Faculty Travel Award, Herron School of Art and Design, IUPUI
2005 Faculty Travel Award, Herron School of Art and Design, IUPUI
2004 Nominee, Joan Mitchell M.F.A. Award in Painting
2003 Yale/Gloucester Landscape Painting Fellowship, Yale University

R E S I D E N C I E S

2007 Vermont Studio Center, Full Fellowship
2006 “Hotel Pupik” (Schrattenberg), St. Lorenzen bei Scheifling, Austria

L E C T U R E S / S Y M P O S I A

2011 Visiting Artist, Miami University of Ohio, Oxford, OH
2010 Visiting Artist, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2010 Plenary Lecture, Honors College, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
2009 Visiting Artist Lecture, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
2009 Visiting Artist Lecture, Millersville University, Millersville, PA
2008 Gallery Talk for “The Pioneers”, Colburn Gallery, UVM, Burlington, VT
2008 Visiting Artist Lecture / Workshop, JDK Design, Burlington, VT
2007 Symposium, Possessed, Dorsky Gallery, NY
2006 Symposium, Calma Apparente, Fondazione Ambrosetti Arte Contemporanea
Pallazzolo sull’Oglio, ITALY
2006 Symposium, Hotel Pupik, St. Lorenzen bei Scheifling, AUSTRIA
2005 Gallery Talk, Intimate Exposure, Herter Gallery, UMass, Amherst

T E A C H I N G

2007-present University of Vermont, Assistant Professor of Painting
2005-2007 Herron School of Art and Design, Assistant Professor of Painting and Drawing
2004-2005 University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1 Year Visiting Assistant Professor
Foundations Studies and Painting, Graduate and Undergraduate Faculty
2003-2004 Yale University School of Art, Teaching Assistant to Professor Robert Reed
Introductory Painting