ERNEST CONCEPCION

Born in Manila, Philippines
Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York

RESIDENCIES AND AWARDS:
- Participant at El Museo Del Barrio’s LA BIENAL 2013, NY, NY, 2013
-13 Artist Awards nominee, Cultural Center of the Philippines, 2012, Philippines
-Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant Nominee, Joan Mitchell Foundation, 2011, NY, NY
-Finalist for the Drawing Category, New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), 2011, NY, NY
-Artist-In-Residence, NY Studio Gallery LES, Fall 2010, NY, NY
-Swing Space Program Artist Resident, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) Building 110, Spring-Summer 2010, Governors Island, NY
-Artist Resident, NY Arts Beijing, Spring 2010, Hegezhuang Village, Beijing, China
-Keyholder Residency Program, Lower East Side Printshop, Fall 2007, NY, NY
-Rotating Studio Program Artist Resident, Artists Alliance Inc.’s (AAI), Summer 2006, Lower East Side, NY, NY
-Professional Development Workshop, LMCC & Creative Capital, June 2006, NY, NY
-Workspace Program: 120 Broadway Artist Resident, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC), Winter 2005-Spring 2006, NY, NY
-Artist In The Marketplace (AIM) Program, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Fall 2004, Bronx, NY
-Young Artists' Grantee, National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), 1999, Manila, Philippines

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

The Sprawl – Art Informal Main Gallery, Manila, Philippines - 2013
Transformations - Video Room, Finale Art File, Makati City, Philippines - 2013
The Awkward Inevitable – Gallery13, Minneapolis, MN - 2013
All Quiet On The Eastern Front – Blanc Gallery, Manila Peninsula, Philippines - 2012
Puso + Daga – West Gallery, Manila, Philippines - 2012
L.A. Guerra – UNTITLED artprojects, Los Angeles, CA - 2011
Saint Invasion – Saint Joseph’s College, Brooklyn, NY - 2009
Ode To Odin – NY Studio Gallery, NY, NY - 2009
The Line Wars Deluxe – Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY - 2008

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2014
Triumph Of Philippine Art - USC Fisher Museum Of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Excessive Projections - Light and Space Contemporary, Quezon City, Philippines
King’s Garden - Light and Space Contemporary, Makati, Philippines

2013
Hyperion - The Manila Contemporary, Makati, Philippines
Pagan Formula - Light and Space Contemporary, Makati, Philippines
Triumph Of Philippine Art - George Segal Gallery, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ
Earth - 440 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
The Indifference of Wisdom - NURTUREart, Brooklyn, NY
El Museo La Bienal 2013 - El Museo del Barrio, NY, NY
Eye Of The Storm (part 2) - Houstatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, Conneticut
Eye Of The Storm (part 1) - Bob Rauschenberg Gallery, Fort Myers, Florida

2012
Word - Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Versus - Secret Fresh Gallery, RONAC Art Center, Manila, Philippines
BEAT - The Lopez Museum, Manila, Philippines
The Great Ghastly - Art Informal, Manila, Philippines
Funny Haha - Brooklyn Arts Council, Brooklyn, NY
In The End A Good Story Is All That Remains - Fran Hill Gallery, Toronto, Canada

2011
Munnyfestation - Blanc Compound Gallery, Manila, Philippines
Toy Story - Rockland Center for the Arts, Nyack, NY
Anti-Hero - Altromondo, Manila, Philippines
Can’t Hear The Revolution - Kunsthalle Galapagos, Brooklyn, NY
Mundus Incognita - Mulherin + Pollard, NY, NY
O M G - Phatory Gallery, NY, NY
Survivalism - Light and Space Contemporary, Manila, Philippines
Complete & Unabridged Part II - Osage Kwun Tong, Hong Kong
The Secret Is Out! - Secret Fresh Gallery, Manila, Philippines
Close Encounters - Arts Guild New Jersey, Rahway, NJ
Kangarok (as the Shining Mantis) - Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL

2010
Provisions - Nathan Cummings Foundation, NY, NY
Likeness - Hornfleur Gallery, Washington, DC
Cool and Collected - Kenise Barnes Fine Art, Larchmont, NY

2009
News From Nowhere - Good Children Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Urban Garden - Broadway Gallery, NY, NY
Artists In Exile - ARARIO Gallery, NY, NY
A Conflicted State - ISE Cultural Foundation, NY, NY

2008
The Labyrinth Wall: From Mythology to Reality - Exit Art Gallery, NY, NY
Talent Preview ‘09 - White Box Gallery, NY, NY
Pulse Contemporary Art Fair - PPOW Gallery Booth, Miami, FL
New Work By Keyholder Artists In Residence - Lower East Side Printshop, NY, NY
Lost In Your Eyes - Neiman Gallery Columbia University, NY, NY
A Wrinkle In Time - BRIC Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Art Dissident Art - 55 Rue Notre-Dame, Montreal, Canada
The Gift - Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY
Surreal Naivete - M.Y. Art Prospects, NY, NY
New Prints Show - International Center for Prints, NY, NY
Loaded - Phatory Gallery, NY, NY
Choice Cuts - Good Children Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Against Nature - Kent Place Gallery, Summit, NJ

2007
MISC Video & Performance - NY Studio Gallery, NY, NY
Working Space 07 - Cuchifritos, NY, NY
MashUps - Tastes Like Chicken Art Space, Brooklyn, NY

2006
En Masse - Heskin Contemporary, NY, NY
Interplay - Exit Art, NY, NY
Drawing Stage - City Without Walls, Newark, NJ
Alimatuan: The Emerging Artist as American Filipino - The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii
Grand Union - The Front Room Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Tactics - Future Prospects Gallery, Manila, Philippines
N.Y.Cubao - Bare Wall Gallery, Manila, Philippines

2005
AAAC 15th Annual Exhibition - Asian American Arts Center, NY, NY
Flippin’ Out: Maynila to Williamsburgh - Goliath Visual Space, Brooklyn, NY
Anti-Star (ABC NO RIO’s 25th Anniversary) - ABC NO RIO, NY, NY
AIM25 (Artist In The Marketplace Program) - Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY
Just Visiting - Mag:net Gallery, Manila, Philippines
Are We Having Fun Yet? - Project Diversity ’05, Rotunda Gallery BRIC, Brooklyn, NY

2004
Conventionally Drawn - W/O Walls, -scopeLondon, London, UK
A Stereoscopic Vision - d.u.m.b.o. arts center (dac), Brooklyn, NY
The Ides of March 4th Biennial Exhibition - ABC NO RIO, New York, NY

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:
Light & Space Contemporary, Manila, Philippines
West Gallery, Manila, Philippines
Lower East Side Print Shop, NY, NY
Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY
Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ

LECTURES:
Purchase College SUNY, Visiting Artist, Purchase, NY, 2011
Kent Place School, Guest Artist, Summit, NJ, 2008
Hunter College, Asian American Studies Class, New York, NY, 2006
Exit Art, New York, NY, “Upper Deck Event: Interplay (Artists’ Talk)”, 2006
Asian American Arts Centre, New York, NY, “Aphasia Show (Artists’ Talk)”, 2005
Asian American Arts Centre, New York, NY, “Art Slam (June Series)”, 2005
Brooklyn Tech HS, Brooklyn , NY, “Bringing Contemporary Art into the Classroom”, in conjunction with Project Diversity, 2005
New York University Asian Pacific American Studies, New York, NY, organized by Arkipelago, 2003

PUBLICATIONS:
Jalbuena, Samito. “The importance of being Earnest,” BusinessMirror Philippines, February 25, 2014
Jalbuena, Samito. “Ernest Concepcion: The Latest Art From New York,” BusinessMirror Philippines, January 10, 2014
Ferrer, Iris. "Dystopian Landscape", Contemporary Art Philippines, p30, Issue No. 30, 2013
Cotter, Holland. “A Constellation of Identities, Winking and Shifting,” The New York Times, Weekend Arts II C23, June 14, 2013
Esguerra, Geolette. "A Different Beat", Metro Magazine, p176, Vol. 23, Issue No.10, October 2012
"A Different Beat", Contemporary Art Philippines, p26, Issue No. 22, 2012
Osental, Duffie Hufana. "War and Peace", Contemporary Art Philippines, p72, Issue No. 21, 2012
Yu-Rivera, Helen. “The Third Tear: Appreciating Pop Art,” BusinessMirror.com.ph, Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Jo Uy, Hannah. “Ernest Concepcion: Full Circle Invasion,” Manila Bulletin, pE-5, Monday, June 4, 2012
Hodara, Susan. “Family Fun, Out of the House ,” The New York Times, pWE 10, New York Edition, Nov 27, 2011
Sarmiento, Alice. “A Desire For Conflict And The Fold-Up Art Tank Of Doom, Ernest Concepcion in Love and War ,” UNO Magazine Philipines, p28, July, 2011
Eda Batenga-Acuna. “One Big Playground,” Metro Home & Entertaining Philipines, p58, April – May, 2011
Kidd Argento. “Gods and Monsters,” Metro Home & Entertaining Philipines, p60, June – July, 2010
Rebecca Klassen. “Attack Mode,” Hyphen Magazine, Artwell section, p41, Summer Issue, 2009
American Artist Drawing Magazine, New & Notable section, p20, Summer, 2009
Vizcarra, Karla. “The Art of Adobo,” FilAm Star, pC1, Vol. II Issue 34, May 16-31, 2009
“Younger Than Jesus Artist Directory,” Phaidon Press Inc., New Museum, NY, NY, 2009
Cameron, Charley. “Ernest Concepcion,” Artvoices Magazine, p8, May Issue 15, 2009
Conner, Jill. “Supple and Sinuous,” NY Arts Magazine, November – December Issue, 2008
Sherman, Jenny. “Mixed Media,” BizBash/New York, July/August, 2007
Morton, Julia. “To Make It, To Market,” New York Press, News & Columns, Vol. 20, Issue 9, 2007
Bischoff, Dan. “Make room for drawings,” The Star Ledger, Art, September 22, 2006
Baysa, Koan Jeff. Alimatuan Catalog, The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2006
Bellini, Andrea. “New York Tales,” Flash Art, p84, November – December 2005
Cotter, Holland. “Latino Art, And Beyond Category,” The New York Times, Weekend Arts E25, September 2, 2005
Yee, Lydia. AIM25 Catalog, Bronx Museum of The Arts, Bronx, NY, 2005
Cornell, Lauren. “A Stereoscopic Vision (Art Review),” Time Out New York, p56, September 2-9, 2004

EDUCATION:
BFA University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, 1999