Ef ég hefði verið …
Reykjavík 1950-1970

Not real memories

The memory in the photograph

Interview with Timothy Buckwalter

Artist CV

Excerpts from reviews

 

 

EDUCATION

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
San Francisco Art Institute, BFA


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016
Gefið (það kemur ljós) Given (it will come to light), Galleri Skilti, Reykjavík

2015
Rok: Recent Wall Pieces from Nina Zurier, NIAD Art Center, Richmond, CA

2010
Nina Zurier: Make Me One with Everything, University Library Gallery, California State University, Sacramento
Nina Zurier: Conditions and Connections, George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco

2009
Crocodilopolis, Marjorie Wood Gallery, video with text by Arnold Kemp)
Images from Nina Zurier, Add-Art.org, an Eyebeam project (web)
Nina Zurier [Photographs] and Ward Schumaker [Paintings], Hilliard Architects Inc. and Gallery, San Francisco

2008
Nina Zurier: Recent Photographs, George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco
Is This Enough Information? Nina Zurier/Photographs, San Marco Gallery, Dominican University, San Rafael, CA
Nina Zurier / Jennah Ward, Wade Wilson Art, Houston, TX

2007
Run for the Roses, House of Hengst, San Francisco

2005
Something in Water - Water in Something, Gallery Saintonge, Missoula, MT
Ham Balls, Marjorie Wood Gallery (web)

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016
Residency 2016, The Elements: Water, Krowswork, Oakland, CA
Athens Photo Festival Book Exhibition
Fotobook Festival Oslo 2016

2015
Ef ég hefði verið … Reykjavík 1950-1970, Reykjavík Photography Museum/Víkin, Reykjavík, Iceland
A Studio in Iceland, Anglim Gilbert Gallery, San Francisco

2012
Ís: Reykjavík and the Icelandic West, CCA College Avenue Galleries, Oakland, CA

2011
El Genet Blau (The Blue Rider), JiM Contemporani, Barcelona
Negative Space, Steven Wolf Fine Arts, San Francisco

2010
In Focus: Photography from the Mills College Art Museum Collection, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA
California Summer, George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco

2009
My Certain Fate, Pharmaka, Los Angeles
George Lawson Gallery Artists, Shasta College Art Gallery, Redding, CA
TransFocus, George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco

2008
Unlikely Arrivals: Ishan Clemenco, Susan Martin, Nina Hubbs Zurier, 2nd Floor Projects, San Francisco

2007
Curious, Gallery Saintonge, Missoula, MT
Night Moves, House of Hengst, San Francisco

2006
An Exhibition Out of a Suitcase, Bus-dori, Tokyo

2005
Blue, Baxter Chang Patri Fine Art, San Francisco
Bay Area Bazaar, Pulliam Deffenbaugh Gallery, Portland, OR
After Hours, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute
Photoo: The Subvention and Subversion of Photography, Oakland Art Gallery, Oakland, CA

2004
From This Day Forward...Painting is Dead, MONA, Detroit (web)
Spring Fever, Richard Levy Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

2003
After Study of Deflection Investigate Joints, Post, Los Angeles
Workers Work, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute
Photo, Richard Levy Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
Best In Show, Marcel Sitcoske Gallery, San Francisco
Sound Image, San Francisco Art Institute (video screening)

2002
Remember When, New Langton Arts, San Francisco
Gesture, 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco
Orange, !hey!, Oakland, CA
Annual Staff Show, San Francisco Art Institute (video screening)

 

EXHIBITIONS CURATED

Assemble, NIAD Art Center, Richmond CA, 2015
Photoo: The Subvention and Subversion of Photography, Oakland Art Gallery, Oakland, CA, 2005 (with Pamela Wilson)
Hiroshi Sugimoto: Theaters, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA, 1997
Urban Diaries: Walter Hood, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA, 1995
Photographs from “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari”, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA, 1994

REVIEWS

Artbusiness.com. "Dominican University of California: Michael Fram and Nina Zurier." September 18, 2008.

Artbusiness.com. "room for painting room for paper: Joseph Hughes - Selected Paintings; Nina Zurier - Recent Photographs." November 13, 2008.

Baker, Kenneth. “Last Picture Show at Marcel Sitcoske.”San Francisco Chronicle, August 5, 2003.

___. “Sometimes We Wish for More.” San Francisco Chronicle, August 20, 2005.

___. “Conner dominates dual tribute.” San Francisco Chronicle, December 20, 2008.

Cheng, Dewitt. “Nina Zurier: ‘Recent photographs’ at room for painting room for paper,” Art Ltd., January 2009.

Guðjónsson, Kristján. “Minningin í ljósmyndinni”, DV, Reykjavík, July 17, 2015. http://www.dv.is/menning/2015/7/19/ef-eg-hefdi-verid-8PJQNQ/

Ingólfsson, Einar Falur. “Ekki raunverulegar minningar”, Morgunblaðið, July 11, 2015.

Koppman, Debra. “Previews: The Photography Show.” Artweek, November 2005.

Lawson, George, and Jacquelynn Baas. Nina Zurier. San Francisco: room for painting room for paper. Catalogue.

Ragnarsdóttir, Elísabet Indra. “Ef ég hefði fæðst á Íslandi”, RUV, July 16, 2015. (radio and web) http://www.ruv.is/node/922077

Rauð, Geiði. "Finding Meaning in Found Photos", The Reykjavík Grapevine, July 29, 2016.

Rodriguez, Juan. “Orange at Hey.” Artweek, May 2002.

 

BOOKS

Zurier, Nina. Photographs 2001-2008. Artist book, edition of 50. 2008.

___. Is This Enough Information? Artist book, edition of 50. 2008.

___. Continuity/Discontinuity. Artist book, edition of 200. 2012.

___. Rok. Artist book, edition of 50, 2012.

___. Introduction by Sigrún Alba Sigurdardóttir. Ef ég hefði verið ... Reykjavík 1950-1970, Crymogea, Reykjavík. 2015.

 

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