Education

    M.F.A.      2002    Painting                University of Wisconsin-Madison
    B.A          1993     Philosophy            University of Wisconsin-Madison


Exhibitions

2018    Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, FL (upcoming / solo)

2016    Moede, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh NC (commission)

2013    First There is a Mountain, Bleu Acier, Tampa FL (solo)

            Ossuary, University of TennesseeKnoxville, Downtown Gallery, Knoxville TN 

2012    A BENEFIT FROM THE EDGE, Works on Paper, CUCHIFRITOS Gallery and Project Space,             New York, NY

            Ossuary, The Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, WI 

2011     A PERSON OF COLOR—a mostly orange exhibition, The Green Gallery, Milwaukee, WI 

            Art on Bascom Hill, UW-Madison, Madison, WI 

2010    University of Tampa Faculty Exhibition, Tampa FL

2009    Electronics Alive, The University of Tampa, Tampa FL 

             Lights on Tampa SATELLITES, Tampa FL 

2008    University of Tampa Faculty Exhibition, Tampa FL 

2006    Surface Sublime, Institute of Visual Arts, Milwaukee, WI
    
             Remain in Light (Project Space), Illinois State University, Normal/Bloomington, IL 

2005    Fuzzy Logic, Western Exhibitions, Chicago IL (solo) 

2004    Husby, Perkins, Vanderhyden, Suburban Gallery, Oak Park, IL 

             A Perfect Union, Lothringer 13, Munich Germany 

             Art Chicago, Bucketrider Gallery, Chicago, IL 

             Nowhere, Beverly Art Center, Chicago, IL (solo)

             13th, Red Rocket Gallery, Chicago, IL 

2003    NADA Art Fair, Bodybuilder & Sportsman Gallery, Miami, FL 

             Amy’s Friends, Bodybuilder & Sportsman Gallery, Chicago, IL 

             Vital Records, 734 University Space, Madison, WI 

2002    Loaded, Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis, MN
    
             Puerto Rico ’02, San Juan, PR

             Untitled (window drawing), Madison Art Center, Madison, WI 

             Ideal Avalanche, The Pond Gallery, Chicago, IL    

             Heavy, 2040 Winnebago, Madison, WI (curated)
    
             The Odd Couple: new paintings, MFA Exhibition, 7th Floor Gallery, Madison, WI (solo)
    
             Serendipity, Wood Street Gallery, Chicago, IL (Invitational)
    
             Wendy’s Wonderland, Wendy Cooper Gallery, Madison, WI (invitational)

2001     HUM, MA Exhibition, 7th Floor Gallery, Madison, WI (solo)
    
             Teeter Totter, HUB Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
    
              2:1, The Heater Gallery, Madison, WI (solo)
    
              Catapult, The Viking Union Gallery, Whatcom Museum or History and Art, Bellingham,                   WA 

2000    Multiples 4, NFA SPACE, Chicago IL
    
             Seven paintings two videos seven days, 734 Gallery, Madison WI
    
             Sparkle Plenty, Commonwealth Gallery, Madison, WI 

             Would You Rather, 735 Gallery, Madison, WI

             The Peaceable Kingdom, Seventh Floor Gallery, Madison, WI

Film Screenings

2011    CANNON FALLS, Screening at the Dallas Video Festival, Dallas, TX (invitational)

2010    CANNON FALLS, Screening at the Sound Unseen Festival, Duluth MN (invitational)

            CANNON FALLS, Screening at Trylon Theater, Minneapolis MN (invitational)

            CANNON FALLS, Screening at the Wisconsin Film Festival, Madison, WI (juried)

            CANNON FALLS, Screening at the Sarasota Film Festival, Sarasota, FL (invitational)


Publications About the Artist

2013    “High Times at Bleu Acier,” exhibition review, Creative Loafing Tampa, November 2013

            “Gregg Perkins: First There is a Mountain,” Bleu Acier Gallery Exhibition Catalogue,                        Tampa, FL, November 2013

            “Gregg Perkins: First There is a Mountain @ Bleu Acier,” Art Taco, Tampa FL, November 

2010    “Sarasota Film Festival 2010 – Wrap Up” www.hammertonail.com May 2010

2009    “Films in Production,” UT Journal, Winter 2009

2005    “Gregg Perkins & Justin Schafer,” Bridge, Issue 14, April 2005
    
             “Fuzzy Logic at Western Exhibitions,” The Daily Northwestern, January 2005

              "Westward Ho!,” Chicago Social Magazine, February 2005

              “Short and Sweet,” UR Magazine, February 2005
    
2003    “Highlights-Chicago, Hyperlink,” Contemporary, No. 51

2002    “Art Fair Future,” Pedro Velez, www.artnet.com
    
             “Chicago Diary – Ideal Avalanche,” Walter Robinson www.artnet.com 

 

Visiting Artist Lectures, Critiques, Symposia

2016    Visiting Critic M.Arch final projects, University of South Florida School of Architecture,                   Tampa FL

2013    “The Work of Dominique Labauvie,” in conversation with the artist, Hillsborough                             Community College, Tampa FL. 

2012    “Where We’ve Been, Where We Are and Where We’re Headed,” Pasco Hernando                         Community College, New Port Richey, FL

2011    “Jose Lerma, and Gregg Perkins in Conversation” Ink Art Fair Guest Artist and Critic                       Discussion, Miami, FL 

            Artist Lecture/Panel Discussion “This is What Democracy Looks Like: A Conversation                   About Art and Politics with Jacques Rancière, Caroline Levine, and Gregg Perkins,”                       University of Wisconsin Center for the Humanities, Madison, WI

            Visiting Critic Lecture & Panel Discussion “Faculty Panel on Art Practice, Art, and                           Democracy,” USF Institute for Research in Art and USF School of Art and Art History,                     Tampa, FL

            Visiting Critic “Future Urban Designs for Ybor City,” M.Arch final projects, with professor               Vikas Metha, University of South Florida School of Architecture and Community Design,               Tampa FL

            Working in Secret and Fear: Artists Creating in the Margins,” The University of Tampa                   Honors Symposium Lecture, Tampa, FL

2010    Guest Critic “Margaret Miller and Gregg Perkins in Conversation,” Morean Art Center, St.               Petersburg, FL

2009   Visiting Art Critic at the University of South Florida Undergraduate Art Program—Painting,             Tampa, FL 

            “A Revolution of the Real in Contemporary Filmmaking,” The University of Tampa Honors             Symposium Lecture

2008    “Robert Smithson & The Center for Land Use Interpretation” University of South Florida                Graduate Art Program, Tampa, FL 

             “Contemporary Directions in Painting” at the University of South Florida, Tampa FL

             “The Art Star and the Sudanese Twins” introduction, Wisconsin Film Festival, Madison,                  WI

2006    Institute of Visual Art at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in conjunction with the                  exhibition “Surface Sublime,” Milwaukee, WI

             Illinois State University, in conjunction with the exhibition “Remain in Light,”                                    Normal/Bloomington, IL

             Critique of “Advanced Painting Workshop—May Exhibition,” Seventh Floor Gallery,                        University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

2005    “Examining Pictures,” University of Wisconsin, IATECH Department, Madison, WI

             Critique of “First Year Graduate Student Exhibition,” Seventh Floor Gallery, University of                Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

2004    Faculty Colloquium/artist talk: School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

             Faculty Colloquium: University of Wisconsin Art Department, Madison, WI