Ash Arder

b. 1988 Flint, MI. Lives + works in Detroit, MI. 

EDUCATION

2016 – 2018 Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI: Master of Fine Arts

2006 – 2010 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI: Bachelor of Arts


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2023            “Flesh Tones,” Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. [forthcoming]

2023            “Whoop House,” Duderstadt Gallery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

2022            “Rock Garden,” Riverbank Arts, Flint, Michigan.

2021            “pseudocop,” Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, New York. [virtual]

2018            “A Study: Collision Detection,” Hartnett Gallery, Rochester, New York.


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2022            “Automata,” Arnold’s Auto Electric, Detroit, Michigan.

2022            “Dewdrops in the Garden,” Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, California.

2021            “InLight,” 1708 Gallery and Great Shiplock Park, Richmond, Virginia.

2021            “BROOD,” Mike Kelley’s Mobile Homestead at Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit, Michigan.

2019            “Art @ The Max VI,” Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Detroit, Michigan.

2019            “Emergency Contact,” Sadie Halie, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

2019            “Parallels and Peripheries,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit, Michigan.

2018            “Graduate Degree Exhibition,” Cranbrook Museum of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

2018            “Queer Tropics.” Transformer, Washington, DC.

2018            “Predicated.” The Kitchen, New York, New York.

2017            “Queer Tropics,” Pelican Bomb Gallery X, New Orleans, Louisiana.

2017            “Millennial Pink,” Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

2017            “Julius Eastman: That Which Is Fundamental - Predicated,” Bowerbird, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

2016            “Photo Pool,” Public Pool Art Space, Hamtramck, Michigan.


RESIDENCIES

2022            Artist in Residence, Solar Power For Artists, New York, New York.

2022            Artist in Residence, University Musical Society and University of Michigan, Flint, Michigan.

2021            Artist in Residence, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, Nebraska.

2019            Artist in Residence, Recess, Brooklyn, New York.

2018            Artist in Residence, A Studio in the Woods, New Orleans, Louisiana.

2018            Visiting Artist, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York.

2016            Artist in Residence, University Musical Society, Ann Arbor, Michigan.


FELLOWSHIPS | GRANTS | AWARDS

2022            Studio Fellow, Fiber Department, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

2022            Knight Arts Challenge Winner, Knight Foundation, Detroit, Michigan.

2020            Micro Grantee, Red Bull Arts, Detroit, Michigan.

2018            New Beginnings Awardee, Mercedes- Benz Financial Services, Bloomfield Hills,

                       Michigan.

2017            Artist Fellow, Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, Detroit, Michigan.

2017            Career Development Grantee, AAUW, Washington, DC.

2017            Merit Scholarship Recipient, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

2016            Knight Arts Challenge Winner (Fringe Society), Knight Foundation, Detroit, Michigan.

2016            Merit Scholarship Recipient, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

2016            Seed Grantee (Fringe Society), Rauschenberg Foundation, New York, New York.

2016            Seed Grantee, Detroit Narrative Agency, Detroit, Michigan.

2015            5 Under 10 Award, University of Michigan Black Alumni, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

2014            Field Diversity Scholarship Recipient, Americans for the Arts Annual Convention,

                      Washington, D.C.

2006          Merit Scholarship Recipient, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan.


INVITED TALKS

2023            “Visiting Artist Series,” Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan.

2022            “Feminist Excavations: Unearthing Otherwise Possibilities in the UB Poetry Collection,” University of Buffalo, Buffalo, New York. [virtual]

2021            “broadcast: broadcast,” Oberlin College and Conservatory, Oberlin, Ohio. [virtual]

2021            “Environmental Art Infiltrations,” Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival at Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York. [virtual]

2019            “The Science of Nature and Technology,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit, Michigan.

2019            “Art @ the Max VI,” Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Detroit, Michigan.

2019            “Creative Design,” Michigan Forest Bioeconomy Conference, Midland, Michigan.

2019            “Intersection,” Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit, Michigan.

2018            “Art in the Anthropocene,” Parsons The New School, New York, New York.

2018            “Collision Detection,” University of Rochester, Rochester, New York.


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2023            Green, Randiah Camille. “Supercoolwicked’s off-grid performance rocks the Charles H. Wright for Earth Day,”  www.metrotimes.com. Detroit, Michigan. April 20.

2022            Reiner-Roth, Shane. “Design Core Detroit showcases the city’s capacity for 21st century design innovation and community building.” www.archpaper.com. New                                   York, New York. September 26.

2022            Yang, Vy. “5 Events to Look Forward to During Detroit Month of Design.” www.designmilk.com. Pickerington, Ohio. August 30.

2021            Beddingfield, Duante. “More than $1 million awarded to winners of 2021 Knight Art Challenge.” www.freep.com. Detroit, Michigan. December 9.

2019            McGarvey, Kathleen. “Is ‘convincing the new ‘real?’” www.rochester.edu. Rochester, New York. May 1.

2019            Mott, Laura, et al. “Landlord Colors: On Art, Economy, and Materiality.” Cranbrook Art Museum. Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

2019            Panton, Steve. “130 Ash Arder.” www.essayd.org. Detroit, Michigan. September 19.

2019            Sharp, Sarah Rose. “Detroit’s New Mini Community Center is a Greenhouse by Day, Movie Theater by Night.” www.hyperallergic.com. Brooklyn, New York. March 6.

2018            Lynne, Jessica. “Broadcast #3.” www.asapjournal.com. Baltimore , Maryland. July 2.

2018            Hodges, Michael. “Cranbrook Art Academy hosts Sunday open house.” The Detroit News. Detroit, Michigan.  April 27.

2018            Jenkins, Mark. “In the galleries: Images in ‘Weather the Storm’ are both reassuring and ominous.” www.washingtonpost.com. Washington, DC. April 13.  

2018            Colucci, Emily. “Stranded in the Jungle: Exoticism and Resistant Illegibility in ‘Queer Tropics.’”  www.filthydreams.org. January 12.

2017            D’Addario, John. “In the orbit of Prospect.4: Satellite exhibits round out the scene.”  The New Orleans Advocate. New Orleans, Louisiana. December 12.

2017            Riverwise Magazine. Detroit, Michigan. September 16.

2016            Sharpe, Sarah Rose. “Beyond Photography @ Public Pool.” Detroit Art Review. Detroit, Michigan. January 12.

2016            Aldridge, Taylor Renee. “Renaissance Before Revival.” Blac Detroit. Detroit, Michigan. October.

       

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