EXHIBITION HISTORY

 

Solo Exhibitions and Installations

May 2013 John Morse Collage
Luise Ross Gallery, New York

March 2012 Inside
201 17th Street Tower, Atlantic Station, Atlanta

January 2013 Rainbow Prayer Flags
201 17th Street Tower, Atlantic Station, Atlanta

November 2011 - ongoing Curbside Haiku
Streets of New York City (commissioned by the New York City Department of Transportation and awarded the 2011 Brendan Gill Prize by the Municipal Art Society of New York)

August 2010 Roadside Haiku
Wm Turner gallery, Atlanta

June 2010 Flat Out
Wm Turner gallery, Atlanta

December 2009 Layers
Scoop Studios Contemporary Art, Charleston, SC

September 2009 Inside
Wm Turner gallery, Atlanta

March 2009 American Revolutionaries
Krause Gallery, Atlanta

December 2005 The Beauty of Physics
The Drawing Center, New York

November 2003 27 Collages
Match Fine Print, New York

September 2003 Manhattan as a Tropical Island
14th Street Y Gallery, New York

September 2002 WTC 1982-2001
E3 Gallery, New York

October 2000 New York/Los Angeles
Glue Gallery, Los Angeles

April 1998 Collage
E-3 Gallery, New York

March 1997 3D to 2D to 3D
Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, New York

April 1996 Collage
E-3 Gallery, New York

November 1994 Flag Show
Biograph Theatre, Washington, DC

August 1988 Collage
45th Parallel Gallery, Traverse City, Michigan

 

Group Exhibitions

March 2013 Paper Chase
Grand Bohemian Gallery, Asheville, North Carolina

January 2013 Shared Visions
Hudgens Center for the Arts, Duluth, Georgia

July 2012 Paper Chase
Oglethorpe University Museum of Art, Atlanta

April 2012 Paper Chase
Roswell Arts Center, Roswell, GA

March 2012 Maquettes Models and Sketches: Public Art as Process
Abernathy Arts Center, Atlanta

March 2012 The 2012 8th Biennial Outdoor Sculpture Exibit
Georgia Perimeter Collage, Clarkston, GA

November 2011 America
Silas Marder Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY

June 2011 The History of What
Silas Marder Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY
Follow the link for a review of the show on This is Luster

June 2011 Antarctica
Scoop Contemporary Sudio, Charleston, S.C.

January 2011 Before the Ferst Cut
Ferst Center for the Arts, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta

November 2010 America
Silas Marder Gallery, Bridgehampton, NewYork

September 2010 Prostitution Art & Signs of Our Times
Mobius Gallery, Boston

August 2010 POP
Wm Turner gallery, Atlanta

June 2010 Still Sun
Scoop Contemporary Sudio, Charleston, S.C.

November 2009 Home
Silas Marder Gallery, Bridgehampton, New York

July 2009 All the Same…All Different
Krause Gallery, Atlanta

July 2009 Gigantic
Silas Marder Gallery, Bridgehampton, New York

May 2009 Connecting Islands and Generations
Gallery RIVAA, New York

May 2009 5th Anniversary Show
Krause Gallery, Atlanta

May 2009 True Colors
R. Roberts Gallery, Jacksonville, Florida

January 2009 Black and White
Krause Gallery, Atlanta

November 2008 America
Silas Marder Gallery, Bridgehampton, New York

November 2008 Artview
DAR Constitution Hall, Washington, D.C.

August 2008 Walk-Ins Welcome
Umbrella Arts, New York

September 2007 DAC Down Under the Bridge Festival
DUMBO Arts Center, Brooklyn

May 2007 Fresh Air
Matre Gallery, Atlanta

April 2004 I Love Red
Art Store Gallery, Houston

May1999 Small Works on Paper
Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, New York

November 1998 Art and Photography
Gramercy Armory, New York

September 1996 10th Anniversary Show
Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, New York

May 1996 Small Works, Big Vision
Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn

May 1995 Works on Paper
Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, New York

May 1995 Pop Up
Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, New York

October 1994 Kinetics & Projections
Contract Design Center, San Francisco

May 1992 Spring Show
Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, New York

March 1991 The Point Is Made
Butters Gallery, Portland, Oregon

May 1990 Line and Color
Smith-Galetta Gallery, Perth Amboy, New Jersey

September 1989 Artists' Day in the Park
Prospect Park, Brooklyn

October 1989 Jesse Helms Memorial Art Festival
Soho, New York

September 1989 Meet the Artists
Smith-Galetta Gallery, Perth Amboy, New Jersey

June 1989 At the Beach
Galleria Mesa (City of Mesa), Mesa, Arizona

May 1989 Sculpture City
Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, New York

October 1988 Art Postal Shoc
Sala Muncunill (City of Barcelona), Barcelona, Spain

October 1987 Outside/In
City Gallery (City of New York), New York

May 1987 Walk On/Sit Down/Go Through
Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, New York

April 1987 Easter
Jus de Pomme Gallery, New York

March 1987 Works on Paper
Jus de Pomme Gallery, New York

December 1986 Winter Wonder
Jus de Pomme Gallery, New York

July 1986 Liberties
Jus de Pomme Gallery, New York

 

Curator

March 2013, Shared Visions
Grand Bohemian Gallery, Asheville, North Carolina

June 2011, Endangerd Species: Found Paper
Art Station, Stone Mountain, Georgia

September 2010 The Surrealist Next Door
Wm Turner gallery, New York

(Slated) Summer 2011 Endangered Species: Found Paper
Art Station, Stone Mountain, Georgia

 

Awards and Grants

Curbside Haiku named one of the 50 Outstanding Public Art Works in America
Public Arts Network, June 2012

2011 Brendan Gill Prize
Municipal Art Society of New York, March 2012

Grant award for Curbside Haiku
New York City Department of Transportation, November 2011

Best in Show, Ferst Center for the Arts
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, January 2011

Grant award for Roadside Haiku
Flux Projects, Atlanta, August 2010


Selected Bibliography

"Gay Artist Salutes City with Rainbow Prayer Flags"
Project Q Atlanta, January 7, 2013

Interview, WSB-TV Atlanta January 4, 2013 (Rainbow Prayer Flags)

Interview, Reuter's TV, January 10, 2012 (Curbside Haiku)

"Bandit Sign Poetry on the Streets of Atlanta"
Woodstock (Ga.) Community Guide, woodstockcommunityguide.com, Brad Nix, October 27, 2010

"Art imitates life in The Surrealist Next Door at Wm Turner"
Burn Away, burnaway.org, Jerry Cullum, September 20, 2010

"The Opposite of Indifference"
Tabatha Yeatts, tabathayeatts.blogspot.com, September 17, 2010

"Bandit Sign Haiku: The Latest Art Installation in Atlanta?"
AOL News, aolnews.com, Surge Desk, Paul Wachter, September 14, 2010

"Haiku Bandit"
The Atlantic, The Daily Dish, Andrew Sullivan, September 13, 2010

"John Morse's haiku bandit signs"
Eyeteeth: A journal of incisive ideas, eyeteeth.blogspot.com, Paul Schmelzer, September 12, 2010

Poet files #14
Baroque in Hackney, baroqueinhackney.wordpress.com, Katy Evans-Bush, September 11, 2010

Interview, "The Lifestyle Show with Michelle Constant"
South African National Radio, Michelle Constant, September 11, 2010

"Weekend Activity: John Morse Haiku Hunt"
The Atlanta Egotist, theatlantaegotist.com, September 10, 2010

"Bandit haiku"
Poetry Foundation, Poetry News, September 9, 2010

"Guerilla haiku"
Townhouse Turnaround, townhouseturnaround.com, Erica Walch, September 9, 2010

"Bandit haiku"
A Books Blog, abooksblog.com, asalario, Sept 9, 2010

"Poet spreads haikus across Atlanta"
DigitalJournal.com, In the Media, Lynn Curwin, September 9, 2010

Interview, "As It Happens"
NPR/Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Carol Off, September 9, 2010

"Poet hijacks Atlanta streets with haiku advertising campaign"
Guardian.co.uk, Alison Flood, September 9, 2010

"Roadside Haiku"
The New Yorker, The Book Bench, Meredith Blake, September 8,1010

"Anne Dennington energizes the public art scene with Flux Projects"
Creative Loafing, Culture Surfing, Wyatt Williams, September 2, 2010

"Civic group targets gay artist's 'Haiku' project"
ProjectQAtlanta.com, Mike Fleming, August 30, 2010

"Art Or Litter? Poetic Signs Spark Controversy"
WSBTV, Reggie Aqui, August 27, 2010

"Gay artist turns bandit signs into Roadside Haiku"
ProjectQAtlanta.com, Mike Fleming, August 24, 2010

"Roadside poetry pops up in Atlanta"
Atlanta INtown, In the Loop, Collin, August 24, 2010

"John Morse offers poetry for the rush hour"
Creative Loafing, Culture Surfing, Wyatt Williams, August 23, 2010

"Proper Medium's Blake Williams and Flux Projects join forces to take Atlanta public art viral"
ArtsCriticAtl.com, Art & Architecture, Catherine Fox, August 23, 2010

John Morse – Roadside Haiku
Flux Film 001, Proper Medium, August 2010
http://vimeo.com/14337511

Roadside Haiku
Flux Projects, August 2010
http://www.fluxprojects.org/haiku/index.html

"For art's sake. 'Flat Out,' an exhibit of gay artist John Morse's latest work @ Wm Turner Gallery"
ProjectQAtlanta.com, May 27, 2010

"Time and Place: Another dimension"
Creative Loafing, April 7, 2010

"Longtime gay activist and prolific artist John Morse talks about 25 years of art and activism @ the Atlanta Artists Center"
ProjectQAtlanta.com, January 18, 2010

John Morse Interview
Anthony-Masterson Films, September 2009

"Avondale gallery show celebrates gay and lesbian artists"
jacksonville.com, May 10, 2009

"Silas Marder Gallery Looks Anew at America"
hamptons.com, 2008

"Marder's State of America"
The East Hampton Star, 2008

Socrates Sculpture Park
Yale University Press, 2007

"The Written Image"
News and Trends, Kevin Canfield, Poets & Writers, March/April 2006

"The Secret Science in Art"
Jose Glausiusz, Discover, December 2005

"Culture Capitalist"
Kelly Devine Thomas, ARTnews, October 2003

"A Range of Collage with a Contemporary Touch"
Art Reviews, Helen A. Harrison, New York Times, July 18, 1999

A Guide to the Sculpture Parks and Gardens of America
Michael Kesend Publishing, 1996


Lectures and Talks

Writers Night Out
Young Harris, Georgia, July 2012

Society of Environmental Graphic Design annual conference
Featured speaker, New York, June 2012

Kudzu Art Zone
Norcross, Georgia, October 2010

Wm Turner gallery
Atlanta, June 2010

Atlanta Arts Center
Atlanta, January 2010

Atlanta Collage Society
Krause Gallery, February 2009

Mary Washington University
Fredericksburg, Virginia, October 2002