1997-1998 Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program
1994 MFA, Hunter College, New York City
1987 BFA, San Francisco Art Institute

Awards and Scholarships:
2011 American Academy in Berlin, Fellow, Berlin, Germany
2009 The Alpert Award in the Arts, Visual Arts
2003 Artpace Residency, San Antonio, TX
2001-2002 MIT List Visual Arts Center Residency
2000 The Bucksbaum Award, The Whitney Museum, New York, NY
2000 Travel Grant, Asian Cultural Council
1999-2000 The Public Art Fund
1999 World Trade Center Residency, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, NY
1994-1995 Fulbright-Hayes Fellowship to the Philippines
1994 Project Grant, Art Matters
1993 Travel Grant Pilot, National Endowment for the Arts and Arts International

Paul Pfeiffer
Paul Pfeiffer
Honolulu, 1966

Past Exhibitions

A Beast, a God, and a Line

Para Site
16/03/2018 — 20/05/2018

The Extended Moment

Carlier | Gebauer
14/01/2017 — 04/03/2017

Paul Pfeiffer: Three Figures In A Room

Perrotin Hong Kong
12/11/2015 — 09/01/2016

Solo Shows

2016 Museo Madre, Naples, Italy

2015 “Three Figures in a Room”, Galerie Perrotin, Hong Kong; “Vitruvian Figure”, Museum of Contemporary Art and Design, Manila, Philippines; “Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse”, U.S. Embassy, Vienna, Austria

2014 “Jerusalem”, Artangel, London, UK

2013 “The Drives”, Thomas Dane Gallery, London, UK

2012 “Playroom”, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY, USA; “The Rules of Basketball: Works by Paul Pfeiffer and James Naismith’s Original Rules of Basketball”, Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX, USA


Group Shows

2015 “Brief History of Humankind”, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel; “ésxatic photo”, Samsøñ Projects, Boston, MA, USA; “All the World’s a Stage. Works from the Goetz Collection”, Sala de Arte Santander, Madrid, Spain

2014 “THE SEA”, Brandts Museum For Kunst & Visuel Kultur, Odense, Denmark; “Under Erasure”, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel; “Propa ganda für die Wirklichkeit (Propaganda for Reality)”, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany; “SCORE: sports+art”, Museum of Contemporary Art Georgia, Atlanta, GA, USA; “Broken: Slapstick, Comedy and Black Humor”, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany; “The Beautiful Game”, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA, USA

2013 “Wish You Were Here”, Chanel Waikiki/Honolulu Museum of Art, HI, USA; “Collection Sandretto Re Rebaudengo: Have you seen me before?”, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK; “Una Posibilidad de Escape. Para asaltar el estudio de la realidad y volver a grabar el universo. (Possibility of scape. For storming the reality studio and retake the universe.)”, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, León, Spain; “Horizon”, Frye Museum, Seattle, WA, USA; “And I Feel Fine”, Athens Institute for Contemporary Art, Greece

2012 “Soccer”, Museo de Arte Contempráneo de Monterrey, Mexico; “The Sports Show”, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, curated by David Little, Minneapolis, MN, USA; “Audience as Subject, Part 2: Extra Large”, curated by Betti-Sue Hertz, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA, USA

Contacts & Details

City of birth: Honolulu Date of birth: 1966 Lives in: New York