Painting and Photography
New York City, USA
STEVEN DAY (born 1965 in Newport Beach, California) is a New York based artist working in painting, photography and video. He received his MFA in painting at the San Francisco Art Institute. San Francisco, CA 1994. He was awarded the Sigma Delta Chi (SPJ) Award for photography in 2010, and the Peter S. Reed Foundation Grant or Film and Photography in 2009. Recent selected exhibitions include The Nest Spruth Magers Image Movement Berlin 2017, Erased Waste, HWA Brooklyn 2016, Ellipse, A Partial Inventory from the West, A3 Gallery, Moscow 2014; De-PICT, an inaugural painting show, Gallery NOSCO, London 2014; The Wax Paintings, Gallery NOSCO, SP - Arte, Sao Paulo; Shadow Stadium, video (TRT 00:30:22) Recontres Internationales, Haus der Kulturen der Welt Berlin, 2013, Palais de Tokyo Paris, 2012; Night and Day, Nouvel Organon Paris 2012; Ghost Town 10 Videos (TRT 00:29:42) Casa Vecina Mexico City 2011; 99 ¢ Parking Lot (TRT 00:15:00) Civil Disobedience White Box New York, NY 2010; Miracle on The Hudson, POYI Annenberg Space For Photography Los Angeles 2010. Between 2007 and 2008 he participated in Emergency Room at PS1/MoMA Long Island City, NY, IIeana Tounta Athens, and Gallery Taiss Paris; Whiteout at Kinkead Contemporary, Culver City, Los, Angeles; Upper City at Pierogi Flat Files at Art Forum Berlin and The Armory Show in New York; Fundamental Abstraction II at Haines Gallery, San Francisco. Recent publications/reviews include UMBIGO Magazine (Lisbon), 'Between Studio and the City'. Susana Anágua interviews Steven Day, April 23, 2015. Artspace, 'A Tour of Highlights From São Paulo's 2014 SP-Arte Fair', Steven Day and Lauren Seiden at Gallery Nosco (London), by Nessia Pope, April 8, 2014. 'ASTROLAND', Steven Day, 2014. 32 pg (Edition of 200) published by Conveyor Arts, NJ. 'Miracle on the Hudson' by Steven Day, photographs of US Airways 1549 crash in the Hudson River distributed by the Associated Press. TIME Special Issue, 'The Year in Pictures', TIME 'The Year in Review', LIFE '2009 Photos of the Year'. 'STEVEN DAY Artwork in EMERGENCY ROOM" PS1/MoMA, published by Foto22, catalog. Artbook@P.S.1/MoMA., 2009.
The pursuit of the ordinary can be odd and sometimes revealing. No one is the master of the accident.