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EDUCATION:

2011  MFA Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2001 BA History, University of Massachusetts            

EXHIBITIONS:

2017

Pratt Alumni Show, Brooklyn, NY (upcoming)

Spoonbill & Sugartown Booksellers, Brooklyn, NY (upcoming)

Retreat, Ortega y Gasset, Brooklyn, NY (upcoming)

Artist as Curator: Talk to Me, Kehler Liddell, New Haven, CT

Home Economics, Woskob Family Gallery, State College, PA

The Electronic Art Gallery, Artspace, New Haven, CT

New Imagism, Good Work Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Taconic North, LABspace, Hillsdale, NY

Nasty Women Art Show, The Institute Library, New Haven, CT

Abstract Narratives, Whitney Center, Hamden, CT

A Little Life, Moira Fitzsimmons Arons Art Gallery, Hamden, CT

 

2016

NurtureArt Annual Benefit, Brooklyn, NY

Trestle Annual Benefit, Brooklyn, NY

Plus One, Trestle Contemporary Art Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Making the Future, David & Schweitzer Company, NY, NY

Speaking (as), Sideshow Gallery, Oxford, MI

Rebus, Spring Break Art Fair, NY, NY

2015   

Jardin, Studio No. 4, Brooklyn, NY
Pratt Alumni Show, Brooklyn, NY
Paper Jam, Neuberger Museum, Purchase, NY
Family Ties: Brooklyn/ Dallas, 500X, Dallas, TX
Momenta Art Spring Benefit, Brooklyn, NY

Inaugural Group Exhibition, Achter de Boom, NY, NY
Painting, The Low Museum of Contemporary Culture, Atlanta, GA

New Work City, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY

2014

Trestle Gallery Holiday Show, Brooklyn, NY
Pop-Up Gallery Show, Christopher Robert Gallery, Stamford, CT

Second Family, 2 Rivington, NY, NY
Drawing Conclusions, West Haven, CT
Do It Yourself, Bushwick Open Studios, Brooklyn, NY
ArtBridge Annual Benefit Auction, NY, NY
Image Search, City Art Center, Delaware, OH  

2013

Tuuum.com, Resident Artist
The Art Mint, Resident Artist   
ArtBridge Annual Benefit Auction, NY, NY
Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra Auction, NY, NY  

2012

Black Foliage, Nudashank, Baltimore, MD  
Romper Room, Wayfarers, Brooklyn, NY  
Affordable Art Fair, NY, NY  
Aggro Crag, BOSI Contemporary, NY, NY   B
Kindred Spirits, Jordana Zeldin, Brooklyn, NY  
VIP Art Fair  
Madison Arts Cinema, CT  
MsBehavior, ArtBridge Drawing Room, NY, NY  
Paper/Work, Ground Ars Chelsea, NY, NY
Chromophilia, Brooklyn Artists Gym, NY                        

2011

12 Painters 12 Hours, Rogue Gallery, NY, NY    
Yeah Rite, Graduate Thesis Show, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY        
Artists Invite Artists, Artplace, Fairfield, CT  
MFA Group Show, Pratt Manhattan Gallery, NY, NY  
Scope Art Fair, NY,

2010

TedX Juried Show, Pratt Institute Gallery, Brooklyn, NY    

2009

MFA Graduate Show, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY                   

CURATORIAL PROJECTS:


2015 Decisions, Curating Contemporary
Instant Vacation, Trestle Projects, Brooklyn, NY
Oracle, Trestle Projects
Star Gazer/Ancient Light, Trestle Projects
Game Genie, Trestle Projects
2014 Grab Bag, Trestle Projects
The Wanderers
treasure trove
2013     One and Done, Launchpad, Brooklyn, NY  
Future Folk, Brooklyn Fireproof East, Brooklyn, NY  
Future Folk II, Launchpad, Brooklyn, NY  
Fundraiser for Hurricane Sandy, Brooklyn, NY  

RESIDENCIES, AWARDS, RECOGNITION & PUBLICATIONS:

 

2017 Free Spirits Interview with Rosie Osborne

rosieosborne.com/single-post/2017/05/15/Polly-Shindler—Artist
2014 Curator in Residence, Trestle Gallery, NY
Keith Hoffman, Coastalpost.tumblr.com  
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT  
2013 Fivequestions.net/polly-shindler/
2012 Nespresso Recent Graduate Award  
Hurst, Howard, “Hanging in a Broom Closet”, Hyperallergic.com (June)
Butler, Sharon, “MsBehavior in Chelsea”, Two Coats of Paint (May)
Pratt Institute Circle Award  
McClemont, Doug, “Doug McClemont’s Top 10 New York Shows”, Saatchi Magazine (May)
Paper/Work Catalog, Ground Arts (May)
Ms Behavior Catalog, ArtBridge (April)  
NY Arts Magazine, “30 Artists to Watch in 2012”  (March)  
Shulman, Joshua H, “Yeah, Rite”  Exhibition Review, Hadas Gallery  (November)  

2011 Artists Wanted, Curator’s Choice Award  
Dave Bown Projects, Finalist