Grant Worth grew up in the forests of Central Wisconsin. In 2001, he received his BFA in Photography and Imaging from Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. Grant is enthusiastic about sound and image, the ephemeral, costumes, and the trajectories of human beings. His work has been exhibited in Daniel Reich Gallery in New York, John Connelly Presents in New York, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, Tate Liverpool in the UK, and The New York Photo Festival in DUMBO, Brooklyn. Recently, he has been working more with his hands and was featured in a segment on “BBC World News.” He lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.
1979, Stevens Point, WI
Lives and Works In Brooklyn, NY
2001. New York University, Tisch School of the Arts.
BFA: Photography and Imaging with honors. Minor: Art History
2005. true magicians, holy ghosts, John Connelly Presents, New York, NY.
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2010. Big Screen Project, curated by NADA, Eventi, New York, NY
Public Records, the museum of Public Fiction, Los Angeles, CA
A Midsummer Night’s Wet Dream, curated by j. morrison, Brooklyn, NY
Cheat Codes, curated by Amelia Winger-Bearskin, Antena, Chicago, IL
Fold Gallery at the London Art Fair, London, UK
2009. JIGSAWMENTALLAMA, David Cunningham Projects, San Francisco, CA
Masks of God, curated by Brenda Buck and Grant Worth, Gallery 58, Jersey City, NJ
Manpurse IV: Assembly Line, organized by j. Morrison, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Queens, NY
Last Stop For Love, curated by Amelia Winger-Bearskin, Arlington Cultural Center, Arlington, VA
From Yarn to Yucca, John Connelly Presents, New York, NY
New York Photo Festival, “I am not sure I know what kind of girl I am”, curated by Jody Quon, St Ann’s Warehouse, DUMBO,
12 Instances, Heist Gallery, curated by Molly Surno, sponsored by Fujifilm, New York, NY
2008. Oddball - er, Fold Gallery, London, UK.
Line Up, Strip Down, Fade Out: Polaroid Photographs and Videos by Andy Warhol, Grant Worth, and David Horvitz, Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery, curated by Joseph Whitt, Nashville, Tennessee.
The Instant, Texas Fire House, Long Island City, NY.
A new high in getting low…, John Connelly Presents, New York, NY
2007. 4th Monkey Town Semiennial, Monkey Town, Brooklyn, NY.
Secret Screen, Labyrinth Press Company, curated by Steve Lafreniere, Jamestown, NY.
a new high in getting low…, ArtNews Projects, Berlin, Germany.
Night Vision: MOCA After Dark, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA.
Arnhem Fashion Biennale, Arnhem, Netherlands.
2006. Underplayed: A Mixtape of Music Based Videos, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA.
Lisa Kirk’s Greatest Hits, The Wayward Canon, curated by Lisa Kirk, London, UK.
Kamp K48, John Connelly Presents, curated by Scott Hug, New York, NY.
Tempest, The Fireplace Project, East Hampton, NY.
Cabin Comforts, Secret Project Robot, curated by Savior Scraps, Brooklyn, NY.
On ne Sais Jamais, Monkeytown, presented by Lisa Kirk, Brooklyn, NY.
The Galleries Show, Extra City Center for Contemporary Art, Antwerp, Belgium.
Think Twice, T.H. InSide, Milan, Italy.
2005. Live Through This: New York 2005, Deitch Projects at DARCA, Miami, FL.
Kamp K48, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Curated by Scott Hug, San Francisco, CA.
Butch Queen Realness with a Twist in Pastel Colours Video Show, Tate Liverpool, Curated by Assume Vivid Astro Focus, Liverpool, UK
K48 Sundown Jamboree, Sundown Salon, Curated by Scott Hug, Los Angeles, CA.
2004. Phiiliip, Divided By Lightning, Deitch Projects, Brooklyn, NY.
Cave Canem, John Connelly Presents, New York, NY.
2003. Kult 48 Klubhouse, Deitch Projects, Curated by Scott Hug, Brooklyn, NY.
K48 3: Teenage Rebel in Paris, Agnes B. Galerie, Curated by Scott Hug, Paris, France.
Now Playing, D’Amelio Terras, Curated by Scott Hug, New York, NY.
Karaoke Death Machine, Daniel Reich Gallery, New York, NY.
2002. K48 Bedroom Show, John Connelly Presents, Curated by Scott Hug, New York, NY.
2010. Kevin Connolly, “Snapshot affair: the enduring power of the Polaroid,” BBC America, June 22, 2010
2009. Chris Fitzpatrick, “Goodbye Horses,” ArtSlant, November 23, 2009
Brian Andrews, “Jigsawmentallama,” Art Practical, November 2009
Holland Cotter, “All the Books You’ll Never Catch on a Kindle,” The New York Times, October 2, 2009
Jody Quon, “I don’t really know what kind of girl I am,” NYPH 09, Powerhouse, New York
“Guess Who’s Coming After Dinner,” Visura Magazine, May
JOFF, “Speed Kills but Beauty Lives Forever,” Blend, May
2008. K48 Magazine, #7: Starship Counterforce
Avenue DVD, Avenue Dreams
2007. Blend, The Warhol Issue, Issue #27
K48 Magazine, #6: In Lockdown We Bite
2006. “Grant Worth,” Capricious, #5: The Future Issue
Think Twice, Young American Photography, TH Inside, Milan
2005. Live Through This: NYC 2005, Deitch Projects
2004. K48 Magazine, #5: K48 is an Animal
Paper, April 2004
Mogutin, Slava, “New York Attack,” Tetu, April 2004
2003. K48 Magazine, #4: Kult 48, Fall
McDonell - Parry, Amelia, “Hot Panty Party,” Rolling Stone, October 2 2003