Hovey Brock



2018             Main Window, Brooklyn, NY

2017            “The Times Square Show,” lecture performance, Performance Is Alive, Satellite 3.0, Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami, Florida

2015            “The Shape of Thought,” 2 Rivington Street, New York, NY

2014            “Park Slope Community Dreamscape Project,” Old Stone House, Brooklyn, NY

                            Project website: pscdp.tumblr.com/

2013            7D, New York, NY

2002            Jeffrey Coploff, New York, NY

2001            Jeffrey Coploff, New York, NY

2000            Jeffrey Coploff, New York, NY

1993            “White Room Show,” White Columns, New York, NY

Selected Group

2018            Site:Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY

International Group Show, MC Gallery, New York, NY

Haptic/Optic, Artists Equity Gallery, New York, NY

2017            “6°,” 184 Project Space, Brooklyn, NY

2016            Faculty Group Show, Finley Gallery, Montclair University, Montclair, NJ

“ArtHillary,” Kathyrn Markel Gallery, New York, NY

“Thinking with Our Hands,” Rabbithole Projects, Brooklyn, NY

2015            “Repose,” 184 Project Space, Brooklyn, NY

“Sketched Out,” Videology, Brooklyn, NY

                   “Pantheon,” 461 Gallery, Chashama Group, New York, NY

                   “Plus One Plus One”, LABspace, Hillsdale, NY

“Reaching for Pi,” Site:Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY

2014            “(Not) Here, (Not) Now,” Videology, Brooklyn, NY

“Already Broken,” SVA Chelsea Gallery, New York, NY

2013            7D, New York, NY

                   Pocket Utopia, New York, NY

                   Page Bond, Richmond, VA

2012            artObama, Brooklyn, NY

                   “To Be Considered…,” Muriel Guepin, Brooklyn, NY

2011            7D, New York, NY          

2010            “Looking In,” Muriel Guepin, Brooklyn, NY

“Day, Perlman, Brock,” Jancar Projects, Los Angeles, CA

“Degrees of Density, Traveling Show,” Columbus State University, Columbus, GA

“Degrees of Density, Traveling Show,” Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR

2009            “Degrees of Density,” Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn

“The “O!” Show,” Kenise Barnes Fine Art, Larchmont, NY

2008            artObama, Brooklyn, NY

“Treasure Chest,” Metaphor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2007            “Punchbowl,” Metaphor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2006            “Figure?Ground,” Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY,

                            curated by Carter Foster, Whitney Museum Drawings Curator

2004            “Staccato,” Jeffrey Coploff, New York, NY

“Where the Island Begins,” Hofstra Museum, Hofstra University, NY

“Meditation in New York,” 473 Broadway Gallery, New York, NY

“A Slow Read,” The Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2003            “Flicker,” Transplant Gallery, New York, NY

“Approaching Perfection,” The Brewery Project, Los Angeles, CA

2002            “4Sight,” Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY

2001            “Works on Paper,” Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, CA

“Hard and Soft,” Thomas Korzelius Fine Art, New York, NY

2000            Jeffrey Coploff, New York, NY

1997            “70 Abstract Painters,” Condeso/Lawler, New York, NY

1996            “Five American Artists,” Jacques Trenteseaux, Lille, France

“Hot House,” The Work Space, New York, NY

                   “Brookworld,” Guerilla Space Brookworld, New York, NY

1995            “Figuratively Speaking,” Condeso/Lawler, New York, NY

1994            123 Liberty Street, New York, NY

1993            “Update Show 93,” White Columns, New York, NY

“White Room Show,” White Columns, New York, NY

OIA Salon Show, New York, NY

1984            “Alumni Show,” Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ



2014            Dedalus Foundation Second Year MFA Fellowship Nominee

2013            Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, residency and fellowship

1989            NEA Fellowship, grant awarded in drawing

1979            Francis Lemoyne Page Visual Arts Award, Princeton University, NJ


Carter Foster, “Figure?Ground” catalog, Kentler International Drawing Space, June 2006.

Holland Cotter, “Sampling Brooklyn,” The New York Times, January 23, 2004.

Carl Blumenthal, “Art Out Loud: 4Sight/From Realism to Abstraction,” Brooklyn Journal, February 28-March 7, 2002

Ken Johnson, “Galleries: Chelsea – The Hard and the Soft,” The New York Times, May 18, 2001.

Ken Johnson, “Galleries: Chelsea – Hovey Brock,” The New York Times, June 9, 2000.

Roberta Smith, “Hot House,” The New York Times, September 6, 1996.

Bill Arning, “History doesn't matter much,” White Columns Update Catalog, 1993.


Agnes Gund Foundation

Capital One Services

Saks Fifth Avenue

Private Collections


2016            “ArtHillary,” Kathyrn Markel Gallery, New York, NY

·       Co-curated with Rene Lynch and Julian Jackson: silent auction for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential run. Solicited the participation of artists, planned for the event, assisted in hanging the show.

“Thinking with Our Hands,” Rabbithole Projects, New York, NY

·       Co-curated with Donna Cleary and Alexandra Hammond. Group show dedicated to new definitions of craft in the context of digital means of production.

2015            “REPOSE, 184 Project Space, New York, NY

·       Co-curated with the Baroque Power Group. Group show reflecting on sleep as an act of subversion in the teeth of the 24/7 production cycle of hypercapitalism.

                   “Battle of the Masters,” Open Gallery Space, New York, NY

·       Co-curator with Donna Cleary for pop-up show bringing together selected artists from the School of Visual Arts’ Masters of Fine Arts and Art Practice programs.

2012            artObama 2012, Brooklyn, NY

·       Curator and registrar for over 100 artists for silent auction to raise funds for Barack Obama’s second run for the presidency. Visits to artists’ studios, keeping track of submissions online, as well as accepting and unpacking artworks for the auction. Total receipts were $59,591.

2008            artObama 2008, Brooklyn, NY

·       Curator and solicitor of artworks for silent auction for Barack Obama’s first run for the presidency with over 80 artists. Ensured proper distribution of proceeds. Receipts were over $40,000.



Kentler International Drawing Center, Brooklyn, NY

Page Bond Gallery, Richmond, VA

Pierogi 2000, Brooklyn, NY



2015   MFA, Art Practice, The School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

1980   BA Cum Laude, Studio Art and Art History (Program II), Princeton University, Princeton, NJ