SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2016

The Father The Sun and The Holy Road
San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA

COBRA DESTROYER
Central Park Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Don Edler and Jay Lizo
The Fourth Wall, Los Angeles, CA

2015

Boredom is the Ultimate Weapon
HQHQ, Portland, OR

2013

Three Painted Objects
Find and Form Space, Boston, MA

Don Edler Painting
80WSE Gallery, New York, NY

2012

Cumulative Intuitions Don Edler and Jennifer Williams
CFEVA Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Gravitations
Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ

2011

Expanding Geomatrices
Sommer Kampf Project Space, Piermont, NY

2010

inSpace: New Sculpture
Daacha Gallery, Gainesville, FL

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016

Memory Room Curated by Andrew Ross
Outpost Artist Resources, Queens, NY

2015

6871 California Ave
Casablanca Presents, Joshua Tree, CA

2014

Maspeth World of Wheels
Knockdown Center, Maspeth, NY

I Like Florescent Light (I Love The Sun)
80WSE Gallery, New York, NY

Future/Past Curated by Ginger Shulick
Reverse, Brooklyn, NY

2013

Wood
Takasago, New York, NY

2012

Do Something (Else) To It
Freight & Volume Gallery, New York, NY

Is This Free?
NURTUREart, Brooklyn, NY

Visions & Vignettes
ArtWorks, Trenton, NJ

SexFoodDeath
319 Scholes, Brooklyn, NY

Through you into action
The Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster, NJ

Road Trip: My America curated by Rachael Faillace
Arts Guild New Jersey, Rahway, NJ

2011

Have a Nice Day
Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA

Halloween
Institute of Fine Arts at NYU, New York, NY

WE ARE: Fortress to Solitude
NurtureArt, Brooklyn, NY

2011 Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition
Cary Visual Arts, Cary, NC

Being and Event
Postmasters Gallery, New York, NY

No Proud Scars, Please Curated by Peter Duhon
Spattered Columns Gallery, New York, NY

Construct
The Ice Box, Crane Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA

Art Reaction
Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ

New Wishard Public Proposals
City Market, Indianapolis, IN

Introductions 2011 curated by Amie Potsic
Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA

Online (Dis)Connect
Altered Esthetics, Minneapolis, MN

2010

COMVIDEO
Apexart, New York, NY

Snap to Grid
Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA

Big Light Show Juried by Paul Collins and Barbara Bloemink
Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass, CO

Atlantic Center for the Arts annual USE 21 Juried by James Siena
Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL

Half Monkey, Half Mermaid and other Nasty Sculpture
WARPhaus Gallery, Gainesville, FL

Giant Balls of Gas
Palomino Pool and Bar, Gainesville, FL

Plastic Noise
WARPhaus Gallery, Gainesville, FL

Creativity in Arts and Sciences
The Museum of Natural History, Gainesville, FL

HONORS AND AWARDS

2011

Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Art Award
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, Lansdowne, VA

Vermont Studio Center Studio Residency Fellowship
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

CFEVA Career Development Program Fellowship
Center for Emerging Visual Artists, Philadelphia, PA

Public Art at New Wishard proposal commission
Blackburn Architects and New Wishard hospital, Indianapolis, IN

2010

Art Takes Miami early entry award
SCOPE Miami, Artists Wanted, Brooklyn, NY

ISC outstanding student achievement award Nominee
International Sculpture Center, Hamilton, NJ

University of Florida SAAH outstanding student award Nominee
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

James J. Rizzi Scholarship
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

2009

VSA Arts/AFI Silver Docs Washington, DC Apprenticeship
AFI/Discovery Channel Theater, Silver Spring, VA

Florida 1st Coast Arts Festival Sculpture Award
St. Augustine Amphitheater, St. Augustine, FL

2008

DeGrove Scholarship
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Florida Bright Futures Medallion Scholarship
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

RESIDENCIES

2012

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Madison, ME

2011

i-Park Studio Residency
i-Park, East Haddam, CT

Vermont Studio Center Studio Residency
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

Gallery Aferro Studio Residency
Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ

PRESS

2015

Review, Don Edler, Boredom is the Ultimate Weapon
http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-25053-don_edler_boredom_is_the_ultimate_weapon_visual_arts_review.html

2014

Interview, Past, Future, or Alien?
http://tmagazine.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/02/07/on-view-past-future-or-alien/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_php=true&_type=blogs&_php=true&_type=blogs&ref=t-

2012

DO SOMETHING (ELSE) TO IT (interview)
http://freightandvolume.com/exhibitions/2012-11-29_do-something-else-to-it/

An Interview with Don Edler (interview)
http://districtlit.com/post/31608257797/edler

2011

CFEVA FELLOWS AT THE CRANE
http://www.inliquid.com/wordpress/tag/amie-potsic/

PUBLISHED WRITING

2015

Trisha Donnelly at Matthew Marks
Carla Issue 3, Contemporary Art Review LA, Los Angeles, CA

2013

A Slice of Space, History, and Time at the Whitney Museum
http://hyperallergic.com/80949/a-slice-of-space-history-and-time-at-the-whitney-museum/

2012

Family Portrait on the Moon
http://hyperallergic.com/60695/family-portrait-on-the-moon/

I Dreamt of Going to Space Camp
http://hyperallergic.com/52972/tom-sachs-space-mission-mars/

The Problem with Hennessy Youngman
http://hyperallergic.com/49261/the-problem-with-hennessy-youngman/

Frieze Fatigue
http://hyperallergic.com/51258/frieze-fatigue/

The Artist Who Started the What People Think I Do/What I Really Do Meme
http://hyperallergic.com/47191/the-artist-who-started-the-what-people-think-i-dowhat-i-really-do-meme/

Space, Play, Form and Distortion
http://hyperallergic.com/46738/space-play-form-and-distortion/

EDUCATION

MFA, Studio Art, New York University, New York, NY

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Madison, ME

BFA, Sculpture, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

b. Bremen, Germany, 1988

CV available upon request