lives & works in New York City


Collaborations & Awards *


2017  Postcard Project grant from Northern Manhattan Arts & Culture / NMAC 

2014  Wallpaper* Magazine Limited Edition Cover & “Final Cut” inside Project *

2013  Senhoa Foundation, against human trafficking campaign *

2012  shortlisted for Lexus Hybrid Art Grant *

2011  Petrou\Man advertising campaign *

2010  shortlisted for Cannes Golden Lions for Reporters Without Borders advertising campaign*

2010  Saatchi & Saatchi for Reporters Without Borders 25th anniversary advertising campaign*

2010  Comme des Garçons world-wide advertising campaign Spring-Summer 2010 *


Solo Exhibitions


2018  POOR TRAITS,  two-person show with Gerben Mulder, Frank Taal, Rotterdam

2011  Traveling Idiot, City Museum of Ljubljana, Vzigalica Gallery, Slovenia / curated Renata Salecl 

          He Who Makes Beast Of Himself, Charlotte Moser Gallery, Geneva

2010  In Pills We Trust, Orel Art UK, London

2009  Liquid Lushes and Late Night House of Pills, Daneyal Mahmood Gallery, New York

          Morgue Chocolate, project for Eternal Tour, Musee d’art et d’histoire, Neuchatel, Switzerland

2008  Devil’s  Necklace, Orel Art, Paris

          Licking Your Wounds, Daneyal Mahmood Gallery, New York

          Autopsy of the Moment and Other Flat Gestures, Charlotte Moser Gallery, Geneva

2006  Hell & Back, XL Projects , Moscow

          Hell & Back, Artstrelka Projects, Moscow

2003  Automat, Kubometer Gallery, Moscow

2002  Stephen j Shanabrook, De Schone Kunsten Gallery, Haarlem

2001  Being Wet, 31 Grand Gallery, New York

          Topographical Study of the Human Brain After a Gunshot Blast to the Mouth, De Schone Kunsten Gallery, Haarlem

1997  Wild East Wild West, De Praktijk Gallery, two person show with Ronald Ophuis, Amsterdam

         Mapping Out Narcotic Finger Movements , Festival a/d Werf, Utrecht

         Stephen j Shanabrook,   De Schone Kunsten Gallery, Haarlem

1996  Deformed Faces Club, De Schone Kunsten Gallery, Haarlem

         Sleeping with Chocolate, Festival a/d Werf, Utrecht

         Unknown Resurrections, Galerija Kapelica, Ljubljana

         Restitution after the Meeting of 13, New Planet Gallery, St. Petersburg

         More ( Than) Chocolate, two person show with Olga Chernysheva, L-Gallery, Moscow


 Group Exhibitions


             2018   Brother from Another Mother, Galerie Mark Peet Visser, curated by Majke Hüsstege Projects, Knokke / Belgium

                        Art Rotterdam, Frank Taal Gallery / Rotterdam

2017  Proof of Life , Weserburg Museum of Modern Art, Bremen / Germany

          Beaten to a Pulp on the Bed of Moss | performance for Watermill Gala | curated Noah Khoshbin & Ivan Cheng

          Watermill Auction, The 24th Annual Watermill Center Summer Benefit, Water Mill, NY | curated Daneyal Mahmood

          Postcard Project, Northern Manhattan Arts & Culture / NMAC, NYC

          Forbidden Games, project for Contemporary Art Center, Vladikavkaz, Russia (coming up)

2016  SPIN2, Exploratorium Museum of Art and Science, San-Francisco USA *

          Repsychling II, Former Pfizer Chemicals Building, Broooklyn / curated Vida Sabbaghi

          Co-Author, Museum New Wing of Gogol, Moscow, Russia /curated Katya Bochavar *

          Co-Author, Perm Art Center, Perm, Russia /curated Katya Bochavar *

2015  Memory Lane, project for AURORA FESTIVAL, Dallas, Texas USA / curated Tim Goossens*

          SWEET as ONE, Public Art Project for All Right Reserved, IFS, Chengdu, China

          Repsychling, Macy Gallery, Columbia University, New York / curated Vida Sabbaghi

2014  SPIN, Exploratorium Museum of Art and Science, San-Francisco *

          Project Moskva: Urban Space, parallel program, Ca’Rezzonico, 14th Venice Architectural Biennale, Venice, Italy / curated Christina Steinbrecher-Pfandt *

          Full House, Aeroplastics Contemporary, Brussels, Belguim

          Collection of Sonny Burt & Bob Butler, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, Texas USA

2013  Dissecting Art, Intersecting Anatomy: Merging contemporary art with the works of Pauline Lariviere, S3 Gallery, Chicago

          Eat Your Heart Out Anatomical Heart Pop Up, Original Content, London United Kingdom

2012  Wunderkammer, AUTOCENTER, Berlin Germany / curated Birte Kleeman

         Dirty Messy Paintings, Ross Arts, Rosendale, NY USA / curated Gerben Mulder

         Memory Confetti, Brooklyn Fine Arts, NY USA *

         Capricious Auction, Martos Gallery, NY USA

         Take My Soul, EXPRMNTL Galerie, Toulouse, France

         Editions, ford PROJECT, New York USA *

2011  Afgan-Kuzminki: Human Oratory, parallel program of 4th Moscow Biennale, Moscow / curated Andrey Parshikov *

          Afgan-Kuzminki: Human Oratory, Viktoria Gallery, Samara, Russia / curated Andrey Parshikov *

          Acquired Taste, Begovich Gallery, California State University, Fullerton USA

          Summer Affair, ford PROJECT, New York USA / curated Tim Goossens & Rachel Vancelette *

          Visions & Fashion. Capturing Style 1980/2010, Kulturforum, Berlin State Museum / Germany *

          It is Amber, Arnhem Mode Biennale, curated by JOFF, Arnhem, The Netherlands *

          MONAISM, inaugural exhibition, Museum of Old and New Art ( MONA), Tasmania, Australia

          Manipulation, Old Umbrella Factory, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

         The Show Must Go On, Capricious Space, New York USA

2010  Street Anatomy, International Museum of Surgical Science, Chicago, USA / curated Vanessa Ruiz

          Bittersweet, Paul Robeson Gallery, Rutgers University, USA

          Obscure Desire, 1918ArtSpace Gallery, Shanghai, China / curated Kartini Tanoto *

          Chocolate A-Z, Gallery by the Harbour, Hong-Kong

          New Culture Festival, Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia

2009  That’s All, Folks! Stadshallen, Bruges, Belgium

          TSUMArt, TSUM Department Store, Moscow Russia

          ArtsLottery, CECArtslink, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, USA

          Children of Perestroika, parallel program 3rd Moscow Biennale, Moscow Russia / curated by Andrey Parshikov

          Bad News, Daneyal Mahmood Gallery, New York USA

          Summer Show, Orel Art, Paris FRance

          Fool’s Food, CAN, Centre d’Art Neuchâtel, Switzerland

          The Aesthetics of Terror, Embedded Art, Akademie der Künste, Berlin Germany

2008  The Aesthetics of  Terror, Chelsea Art Museum, New York USA / curated Manon Slome & Joshua Simon

          Meat after Meat Joy, Daneyal Mahmood Gallery, New York USA / curated Heidi  Hatry

          Triptyque, Angers Festival France

          Deadly Serious, EXPRMNTL Galerie, Toulouse  France

          Speaking to the Unspeakable, Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco USA

          Holy Smoke! Cokkie Snoei, Rotterdam The Netherlands

2007  East/ West, Orel Art, Paris France

          It’s Not a Food, Era Foundation Museum, Moscow Russia / curated by Olga Loupokhova

          Love is in The Air, EXPRMNTL Galerie, Toulouse France

          Toutes les couleurs sont autorisées à condition que cela n’empêche pas le commerce, Atelier 340 Muzeum, Brussels Belguim / curated by Claud Briand-Picard & Antoine Perrot

          Images Festival, Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto Canada / curated by Pablo de Ocampo

          Red Shift Festival, Anthology Film Archives, New York USA

2006  Common Destination, The Drawing Center, New York USA / curated by Katherine Carl

          Rembrandt: Death, Dissection & Doctors, Lloyd Hotel, Amsterdam The Netherlands / curated by Kees Maas

          Blessed are the Merciful, Feigen Contemporary, New York USA / curated by Jerome Jacobs

          Artists and Arms, LAZNIA Centre for Contemporary Art, Gdansk Poland

2005  Oracle of Truth, Aeroplastics Contemporary, Brussels Belguim

          Artists and Arms, Contemporary Art Center MARS, Moscow Russia

          Boost in the Shell, De Bond, Bruges Belguim / curated by Jerome Jacobs and Michel Dewilde

          Accomplices, The State Tretyakov Gallery, 1st Moscow Biennale Russia

          Art on Wheels, ArtStrelka, Moscow Russia

2004  Flipside, collaboration with Jury Leiderman & Vadim Fishkin, Artists Space, New York USA / curated by Katherine Carl

          Should I Stay or Should I Go? De Schone Kunsten Galerie, Haarlem The Netherlands

          Art Kljasma Contemporary Art Festival, Moscow, Russia / curated by Vladimir Dubossarsky & Alexander Vinogradov

          Artists and Arms, National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Nizhny Tagil/ Kaliningrad, Russia

          Art Moscow, Kubometer Gallery, Moscow Russia

          Eat It! Kampnagel, Hamburg Germany

2003  Art Kljasma Contemporary Art Festival, Moscow Russia

          Gun and Wound, White Box, New York USA / curated by Alisoun Meehan

2002  plek voor blanco, De Schone Kunsten Galerie, Haarlem The Netherlands

         100% of Vision, Regina Gallery, Moscow Russia / curated by Anatoly Osmolovsky

         Melioration, Contemporary Art Festival, Moscow Russia curated by Vladimir Dubossarsky & Alexander Vinogradov

         Dead or Alive, Zavod K6/4, Ljubljana SLovenia / curated by Suncica Ostoic & Olga Majcen

         Unpacked no. 4, New York USA

         Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now, Low Gallery, Los Angeles USA

         Sweets, New York USA curated by Alisoun Meehan

2001  Dining Haul: Truck Set for Twelve, New York USA curated by Alisoun Meehan

         WORKSPHERES, MoMA / Museum of Modern Art, New York *

         White Lights, Contemporary Art Festival, Haarlem The Netherlands

2000  Downtown Arts Festival, New York USA

          Stations, Contemporary Art Festival, Nieuwe Markt, Amsterdam The Netherlands

          Art Concern. De Schone Kunsten Galerie, Haarlem The Netherlands

1999  Paradise 8, Exit Art, New York USA / curated by Dominique Nahas

          Chocolate. Sotheby’s Mezzanine Gallery, London The United Kingdom

1998  Chocolate, Rochdale Museum, Scotland

          Chocolate. Summerlee Heritage Centre, Coatbridge Scotland

          Chocolate, Collins Gallery, Glasgow Scotland

1997  A Natural Selection, Z Gallery, New York USA / curated by Dominique F. Nahas

          “Wat AF is, is niet gemaakt “, De Utrechtse School, Utrecht The Netherlands

1996  Proud Flesh. De Vishal, Haarlem The Netherlands / curated by Joost Pollmann

          The Invisible Purpose, Wax Museum, Moscow Russia

1995  Chocolate! The Swiss Institute / New York USA  / curated by Carin Kuoni & Ingrid Schaffner

          Northern Voices: N-Brow Traveling Medicine Show, AS 220, Providence Rhode Island USA

          Culture, Water and Money – the Passion of the Frontier, SanYgnacio USA

          Unbelievable, Rex Cinema, Belgrade Serbia

1994  Exchange/Datsja, Amsterdam The Netherlands / curated by Suzanne Oxenaar, Vincent de Boer & Olga Loupokhova

         Consuming Passions: Food, Art, Culture, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo USA / curated by Sara Kellner

          Artists’ Congress, MOCA / Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams USA

1993  Exchange, Moscow Russia / curated by Suzanne Oxenaar, Vincent de Boer & Olga Loupokhova



projects  done  in  collaboration  with   VERONIKA GEORGIEVA





Robert Wilson Collection

Berlin State Museum ( Staatliche Museen zu Berlin), Germany

MONA, Museum of Old and New Art, Tasmania

MoMA / Museum of Modern Art, New York

Damien Hirst’s “ Murder Me” collection, London

              Treger / Saint Silvestre Collection, Portugal

Trust for Mutual Understandings, New York

Rabus Collection, Neuchatel, Belgium

The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia

Laznia Centre for Contemporary Art, Gdansk, Poland

Mars Contemporary Art Center, Moscow, Russia

Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, USA

Private Collections in Europe, USA, Russia and Australia


Permanent Public Installations


2001   The Orbitor’s Chair, BovenIj Ziekenhuis, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

1999   The Spoken Word Through Water & Time, Dr. Sarphatihuis Hospital, Amsterdam The       Netherlands




1990-92        Stichting Ateliers 63, Haarlem, The Netherlands

1984-87        Syracuse University USA, B.F.A., Syracuse, New York

1986-87        Syracuse University, Florence, Italy.

1987               Skowhegan School of Painting/Sculpture, Maine


Selected Awards and Grants


2004             Travelling Bullet Project, commission from CEC International , USA

1992-1998    Stichting Fonds Voor Beeldende Kunsten,The Netherlands.

1995             ArtsLink Grant for Moscow, Russia , Citizen Exchange Council, USA.

1993             Stichting Fonds Voor Beeldende Kunsten, presentation grant Russia