Born New York City, NY
Lives and works in New York


Bard College, MFA, Elaine DeKooning Memorial Fellowship, 1999
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, 1994
San Francisco Art Institute, BFA, 1992

Solo Exhibitions:

BravinLee programs, New York, NY

Galeria Casado Santapau, Madrid, Spain

SpringCleanfortheMayQueen, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA
New Artists Blocks and Other Works, The Apartment, Athens, Greece
Botanizing on the Asphalt, BravinLee programs, New York, NY

Pure PlasticPlastic Par Mano a Mano, Inman Gallery, Houston TX

Galerie Schmela,Dusseldorf, DE
Ride the Pony, Galerie Diana Stigter, Amsterdam, NL
Deep in my heart there is a house that can hold just about all of you, University Art Museum,  State University of New York,  Albany, New York
Aliceday, Brussels, Belgium
Curve Series: Nina Bovasso, Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio

New Paintings and Works on Paper, Byron C. Cohen, Kansas City, Missouri
Sex, Fat, Industry Meltdown, Project Room, Clementine Gallery, NYC
Perugi Artecontemporanea, Padua, Italy

Clementine Gallery, New York, NY, also 2001, 1999 and 1997
Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Inman Gallery, Houston, TX

Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, also 1999
Fayerweather Gallery,University of Virginia,Charlottesville, VA

Vedanta Gallery,(Kavi Gupta) Chicago,IL

Selected Group Exhibitions:

Zeichnungen, Wolfram Volckder Fine Art, Berlin, Germany
Zombie Surfers, Cell Project Space, London, UK
Choice Cuts, Good Children Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Renaissance, Salvator Ferragamo Gallery, New York, NY

People Will Faint…, Honor Fraser Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Painters and Poets, Ulrich Museum, Wichita, KS
Whole Fragment, Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno
In The Fullness of Time, the Luggage Store, San Francisco, CA

DRAW-ING, BravinLee programs, New York, NY
Nina Bovasso & Daniel Sturgis, The Apartment, Athens, GR
War and Nature, Virgil de Voldere Gallery, New York, NY
New Paper Works, Dieu Donné Papermill, New York, NY
Block Party, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

American Obsessive, VÖLCKER & FREUNDE, Berlin, DE
Le Canard était Toujours Vivant,
Centre d'Art Contemporain, Meymac, FR
Drawings & Paintings of Places & Things,
Atelier Cardenas Bellanger, Paris, FR
Expanded Painting,
Prague Biennale 2, Prague, Czech Republic
Group Show
, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, BE

200 Drawings: Selections from the Pierogi Flatfiles, Illinois State University, Normal , IL
Dessins et des Autres, Galerie Anne De Villepoix, Paris
Nina Bovasso, Matt Greene and Lara Schnitger, Galerie Diana Stigter, Amsterdam, Netherland
Carpetbag and Cozyspace, Curated by Kristin Calabrese, Healing Arts, Brooklyn, NY

Retreat, Peres Projects, Los Angeles, CA
Rendered, Sarah Meltzer Gallery,New York, NY
New Projects, Dieu Donne Papermill, New York, NY
ANACONICA, Perugi Arte Contemporanea, Padua, Italy

Drawings: David Dupuis, Andrew Masullo, Nina Bovasso, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY
Out of Site, Newmuseum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY
Terra Incognito,St Louis Museum of Contemporary Art

Accumulations, Kent State University, Ohio
Tierra Incognito, Nylon, London, UK
The Sensational Line, Museum of Contemporary, Denver, CO
Paperview, Espacio Minimo, Madrid, Spain

Hunter Gallery Selects, Bertha & Karl Leubsdorf Gallery, New York, NY
Blurry Lines, Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI
Multiple Sensations, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Maximal/Minimal, Feigin Contemporary, New York, NY
Group Show, Brent Sikkema, New York, NY
Out of Town, The Luggage Store Gallery,San Francisco, CA
Urban Hymns, California State University,Los Angeles, CA
The End, Exit Art, New York, NY

Shout Outs, Rice University Art Gallery, Houston,TX
Pattern, James Graham and Sons, New York, NY
Monumental Drawings, Exit Art, New York, NY
What Big Is,Geoffrey Young Gallery,Great Barrington MA
Group Show, Gallerie Brigitte Weiss, Zurich, Switzerland

Son-of-a Guston, Clementine Gallery, New York, NY
Pierogi 2000, New York, The Flatfiles, Kunstlerhaus, Vienna, Austria
Paper View, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA
Drawings, James Graham and Sons, New York, NY

Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Gallery, Greensboro, NC

Summer Selections '96, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
Wonderlust, 2 person with Michael Phelan ,Joyce Goldstein Gallery, New York, NY

Looky Loo, Sculpture Center, New York, NY
Imaginary Beings, Exit Art, New York, NY
High Anxiety,curated by Kenny Schachter, New York, NY
3 Person show, SFMOMA Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA

20th Anniversary Alumni Exhibition, Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Drawing First,Curated by Annie Philbin, Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Awards and Commissions:

M4gastatelier Residency, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2008
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, 2004
Dieu Donne Papermill Residency, 2003-2004
Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, 2001
New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, Drawing, 2001
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship, 2000, "Drawing and Painting"
Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation Studio Program 2000-2001
Chambers Hotel, New York, NY, Wall Drawing 2001
Police Precinct for Chicago Arts Commission, Chicago, IL 2002

Public Collections:

MOMA, New York, NY
Collectie KPN , Netherlands
Akzo-Nobel Art Foundation
The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
JP Morgan/Chase Bank, New York, NY
Deutsche Bank
The Progressive Corporation
American Express Corporation
Neuberger Berman, New York and Houston
SEI/West Family Collection, Philadelphia, PA
Princeton University Museum of Art, Princeton, NJ
Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
Weissman Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
Colección Bergé, Madrid, Spain

Selected Bibliography:

Merrily Kerr, Nina Bovasso, Botanizing on the Asphalt, at Bravin Lee Programs, Art on Paper, March 2007
Rebecca Dimling Cochran, Pop Rocks!, Atlantean, March 2007
Meredith Mendelsohn, Review, BravinLee: Artnews, March 2007
Alix Finkelstein, Seriously Pretty, NY Sun, January 7,2007
Focus on Art in Brussels, Dazed and Confused, Summer 2005
Lowry, Vicky, Graphic Nature, Elle Décor, May 2005
Focus Painting Part One: Contemporary Painting Today Flash Art, Oct 2002
Myers, Holly, Nina Bovasso at Richard Heller, LA Times, Dec 7,2001
Mahoney, Robert, Nina Bovasso at Clementine, TimeOut NY, March 3, 2001
Yood, James, Nina Bovasso at Vedanta, ARTFORUM, Summer 2000
Johnson, Ken, Pattern at James Graham, The New York Times,July 16, 1999
Reid, Calvin, Editor's Choice: Nina Bovasso, BOMB, Summer 1999
Smith, Roberta, Nina Bovasso at Clementine, The New York Times, May 7, 2000
Turner, Grady, Son-of-a Guston, Flash art, January 1999
Pagel, David, Nina Bovasso at Richard Heller, L.A. Times, Jan.1999
Reid, Calvin, Nina Bovasso at Clementine,Art in America, May 1998
Goings on About Town(reproduction), The New Yorker, Dec 1, 1997
Borum,Jennifer, Looky Loo at Sculpture Center, ARTFORUM, Dec.1995

Teaching Experience:

Lamar Dodd Professional Chair, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 2006-2007
Visiting Artist, California College of Arts & Crafts, San Francisco, CA, Spring 2003
Visiting Artist, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Spring, 2001
Artist in Residence, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Spring, 2000