Steven Charles


STEVEN CHARLES (b. in 1967 in Birkenhead, England) received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree  from the University of North Texas in 1994 and his Master of Fine Arts degree at Temple  University in Rome, Italy in 1996. Charles lives and works in Dallas, Texas. 


Charles has had numerous solo exhibitions including “You and I Are Living Now,” Cris Worley  Gallery, Dallas, TX, “New Paintings,” Ameringer/McEnery/Yohe, New York, NY, “Things that Fell  Out of my Pocket,” Associated Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; “Ocean Size,” NOWhere Limited, New  York, NY; “I Don’t Know What My Life To Do With,” Stux Gallery, New York, NY; “The Upstairs  Room” and “Steven Charles: Thirteen Monsters for Lightning Bolt” at Marlborough Chelsea,  New York, NY; and “my life is perfect and I’m always happy,” “crclgogobaroanst,” and “nowhere  fast” at Pierogi 2000 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.  


Group exhibitions include “Rattle & Hummmmmm,” Odetta Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; “Tiny Art  Show,” Associated Gallery, Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY; “Pierogi XX: Twentieth Anniversary  Exhibition at Pierogi,” Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; “Space is the Place,” BravinLee Programs,  New York, NY; “Residue,” Adah Rose Gallery, Kensington, MD; “Brooklyn Boys Go Bowling,”  Theodore:Art, Brooklyn, NY; “Cut Up,” Storefront Gallery, Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY; “Piping  Down the Valleys Wild,” Stux Gallery, New York, NY; “There Are No Giants Upstairs,”  Theodore:Art, Brooklyn, NY; and “Open House: Working in Brooklyn,” Brooklyn Museum,  Brooklyn, NY.  


His work has been reviewed in publications such as Art in America, The New York Times, The  Wall Street Journal, and Vice.” Charles is the recipient of multiple awards including the New York Foundation for the Arts  (NYFA) Artists’ Fellowship and The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant.