Koenig & Clinton is thrilled and honored to announce the representation of three new artists: American Artist, Anoka Faruqee & David Driscoll, and Tony Marsh.
AMERICAN ARTIST (b. 1989, Altadena, CA) is an alumnus of the Whitney Independent Study Program. They earned their M.F.A. from Parsons, The New School and their B.F.A. from California Polytechnic University Pomona. Solo exhibitions include I’m Blue (If I Was █████ I Would Die), Koenig & Clinton, Brooklyn, NY (2019); Dignity Images: Bayview-Hunters Point, Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco, CA; Black Gooey Universe, HOUSING, Brooklyn, NY (2018); and a forthcoming exhibition at the Queens Museum, My Blue Window. They have participated in group exhibitions such as: Fixing the “not… But,” LC Queisser, Tbilisi, Georgia (2019); The Watchers, The 8th Floor, The Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation, New York, NY (2019); Anonymous Donor, University of Iowa Stanley Museum of Art, Iowa City, IA (2019); Visual Artist Residency Exhibition, Abrons Arts Center, New York, NY (2019); EBSPLOITATION, Martos Gallery, New York, NY (2019); Parallels and Peripheries, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, MI (2019); ICONICITY, Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY (2019); A Wild Ass Beyond: ApocalypseRN, Performance Space New York, NY (2018); Geographies of Imagination, SAVVY Contemporary, Berlin, Germany (2018); I Was Raised on the Internet, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, IL (2018); Screenscapes, Postmasters, New York, NY (2018); Lack of Location is My Location, Koenig & Clinton, Brooklyn, NY (2017); and Off Pink, The Kitchen, New York, NY (2015) among others. Artist was previously a resident at Abrons Art Center and Pioneer Works. They are also a 2018-2019 recipient of the Queens Museum Jerome Foundation Fellowship. They are the co-founder of the arts and politics publication unbag and have published writing in The New Inquiry and New Criticals. They live and work in Brooklyn, NY.
ANOKA FARUQEE & DAVID DRISCOLL
ANOKA FARUQEE (b. 1972, Ann Arbor, MI) and DAVID DRISCOLL (b. 1964, Steubenville, OH) are painters who began collaborating in 2012. Faruqee earned her M.F.A. from the Tyler School of Art in 1997 and her B.A. in Painting from Yale University in 1994. Faruqee is an alumna of the Whitney Independent Study Program and residencies at the Skowhegan School of Art and the PS1 National Studio Program. Her grants include the Pollock Krasner Foundation and Artadia. Currently, Faruqee is director of graduate studies in Painting/Printmaking at Yale. In 2016, Faruqee curated the major exhibition Search Versus Re-Search: Josef Albers Artist and Educator, and directed a short film about Albers’ art and teaching for the Yale School of Art 32 Edgewood Gallery. Faruqee’s work has been exhibited in the U.S. and abroad at venues including: Secession, Vienna, Austria; Hall Art Foundation, Reading, VT; Elizabeth Foundation, New York, NY; Schloss Derneburg Museum, Derneburg, Germany; MoMA P.S.1, Long Island City, NY; Frist Art Museum, Nashville, TN; Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA; Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY; Schneider Museum of Art, Ashland, OR; and Björkholmen Gallery, Stockholm, among others. David Driscoll earned his B.F.A from Ohio State University in 1987. They recently held a solo exhibition at The Suburban in Milwaukee, WI and are currently participating in the DeCordova Sculpture Park Biennial 2019 in Lincoln, MA. They live and work in New Haven, CT.
TONY MARSH (b. 1954 in New York) lives and works in Long Beach. Early in his career, he undertook a three-year apprenticeship with the late Tatsuzo Shimaoka, a master potter who was named a Living National Treasure of Japan. Marsh is the Director of the Center for Contemporary Ceramics at California State University, Long Beach, where he is also on the teaching faculty in Ceramic Arts. His work is in the collections of the Contemporary Museum of Honolulu, HI; Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY; Chapman University, Orange, CA; Long Beach Museum of Art, CA; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY; Minneapolis Institute for the Arts, MI; Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY; Museum of Contemporary International Ceramic Art, South Korea, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; Newark Museum, NJ; San Jose Museum of Art, CA; and Taipei Ceramics Museum, Taiwan.