Eric Palgon

 ( 1982, USA)

Lives and works in New York


Education

2009 MFA, Painting, Columbia University, New York, NY
2005 Guest student, Painting, Dusseldorf Kunstakademie, Germany
2004 BA, Visual Art, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA


Awards and Residencies

2009 Catwalk Residency Program, Catskill, NY
2008 Robert Gamblin Painting Award
2003 Anita Stahl Award
Eric Palgon is a painter and poet from San Jose, California, who lives and works in New York. His landscape-inspired paintings combine emotional color with gestural marks. He is interested in the way paintings navigate uncertainty, conviction, beauty, confusion, and play. Eric Palgon has had several gallery and museum exhibitions, including at the V1 Gallery and at the Henry Street Settlement/Abrons Arts Center. There have been many articles about Eric Palgon, including '“Feed the Meter” at Galerie Bernard Ceysson, Windhof' written for MOUSSE Magazine in 2016.
Group shows at Ceysson Gallery
FEED THE METER, Wandhaff
September 26, 2015 - January 30, 2016

Special Guest New York, Offsite
September 08 - September 28, 2015

What Wind, New York
February 05 - March 02, 2019


SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2017
Eric Palgon, Shimizu Brand, New York, US

2014
Eric Palgon & Yshai Yudekovitz, The Vanity East, 356 Mission Road, Los Angeles, CA

2011
Eric Palgon, The Talmadge, Los Angeles, CA

2010
Creative, with Zachary Leener, Ridgewood Residency Program, Queens, NY


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2019
What Wind, curated by Eric Palgon, Ceysson & Bénétière, New York, US

2018
I Am a Scientist, curated by Sadie Laska, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, DK

2017
Of A Well-Sucked Apricot Pit, curated by Zachary Leener, Tif Sigfrids, Los Aneles, US

2016
Drawing, Kerry Schuss, New York, US
The Vanity Heights, The Vanity, Los Angeles, US

2015
Feed the Meter, Galerie Bernard Ceysson, Wandhaff, LU
Special Guest New York, Galerie Bernard Ceysson (@ Zurcher Gallery), New York, US
Summer Group Show, organized by Matt Moravec & Taylor Trabulus, Germantown, US Call and Response, Gavin Brown Enterprise, NY

2014
The Blind Hang-Out, At The Office Box, New York, NY

2013
My Money, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL
New Rock, Parthenia Projects, Northridge, CA

2012
The Queens Biennial, Queens Museum of Art, New York, NY
Eric Palgon, Julia Rommel, Dan Shaw-Town, West Street Gallery, New York, NY
Nada Art Fair, West Street, Gallery, Miami, FL

2010
New York From New York, Golden Gallery, Chicago, IL

2009
CHAT FOR THE NOW, Marvelli Gallery, New York, NY
Columbia University MFA Thesis Exhibition, Fisher-Landau Center, Queens, NY

2008
Columbia University 1st Year Exhibition, Nash Building, New York, NY

2007
CALI in Copenhagen, Co-Lab, Copenhagen, Denmark
Works On Paper, Galerie Lena Breuning, Berlin, Germany

2006
Boat Show, High Energy Constructs, Los Angeles, CA

2005
Rundgang, Dusseldorf Kunstakademie, Dusseldorf, Germany

2004
Dear Summertime, Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles, CA

2003
Insider Trading, Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles, CA