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Born in Massachusetts


Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

Solo Exhibitions (selection)


WallRiss, Seven Problems Solved, curated by Elise Corp, Fribourg


Triple V, John Tremblay, Paris


Studiolo, John Tremblay, Zurich


Tripple V, John Tremblay, Paris

2010Galerie Francesca Pia, Hidden in the Data, Zürich
2009Gallery 2 Side, Tokyo, Japan

Centre d'art la Chapelle Jeanne d'Arc, Musée Henri Barré, Chateau d'Oiron, John Tremblay, Oiron

Paula Cooper Gallery, John Tremblay, New York


Paik Hae Young Gallery, John Tremblay, Seoul
Galerie Almine Rech, Purple Words on a Grey Background, Paris


Emon Gallery, Available Surfaces, Part II, Tokyo


Mario Diacono at Ars Libri, John Tremblay, Boston

Paula Cooper Gallery, New York


Nouvelle Galerie, John Tremblay, Grenoble

Galerie Francesca Pia, Surrounding, Bern

Art 35 Basel, video screening of Lamping, Basel
Velan Center For Contemporary Art, John Tremblay Video Retrospective, Turin


Galerie Heimer und Partner, Infinity Trials, Berlin
Paula Cooper Gallery, Informal European Theater Meeting, New York

2002Galerie Francesca Pia, Sixteen Corners, Bern

Galerie Francesca Pia, Natural Wonders (with Lisa Beck), Bern


Richard Telles Fine Art, Hello Professor!, Los Angeles

Reali Artecontemporanea, Magma, Brescia


Sandra Gering Gallery, The Entire Movie/Quickest way to the Airport, New York

Galerie Jousse-Seguin, Possible Utopias, Paris


Sandra Gering Gallery, John Tremblay, New York


Galerie Jousse-Seguin, Paris

Art Basel 28'97, Statements presented by Art & Public, Basel


Sandra Gering Gallery, New York

1995Art & Public, Targets, Geneva

Stand Ecart, Silver, Art Basel 25’94, Basel


Water Closet, curated by Eric Oppenheim, New York


Group Exhibitions (selection)


MAMCO, Ecart at Art Basel, Geneva

Daimler Art Collection, From Southern German Modernity to International Contemporary Art, Stuttgart

Daimler Contemporary, Sound on the 4th Floor, Berlin

Fondation CAB, Alentour, curated by John Armleder, Brussels


Galerie Andrea Caratsch, Monochrome, St. Moritz


Mitchell Algus Gallery, FOTG, New York

Musée d'Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, FLATLAND / Abstractions narratives #2, Luxemburg


Triple V, Inauguration, Paris


FRAC des Pays de la Loire, Ouverture pour inventaire (2), Carquefou

Triple V, Space is the Place, Paris

White Columns, 30 / 130: Thirty Years of Books and Catalogs, etc. 
Bob Nickas at White Columns.
New York

Algus Greenspon, The Shadow is Taken, New York

Galerie Francesca Pia, Group Show, Zurich

David Kordansky Gallery, John Armleder, Stéphane Kropf, John Tremblay, with guests Mai-Thu Perret and Blair Thurman, Los Angeles 


Joe Sheftel, Vertigo, New York

Middlemarch, Episode 11 EN-TRÉE, curated by Christopher Greene, Brussels

Pori Art Museum, Dystotal, Finland

Galerie Perrotin, Post-Op, curated by Matthieu Poirier, Paris

Marlborough Broome St, Joyride, New York

Non-Objective Sud, Blossoms Take No Prisoners, Tullete

Aargauer Kunsthaus, Ohne Achtsamkeit beachte ich alles, Robert Walser und die bildende Kunst, Aarau


FORDE, Post Mortem, Geneva,

Steven Vail Fine Arts, Vicious Circles, Des Moines, IA

Martos Gallery, LAT. 41° 7'N. LONG. 72° 19'W. organized by Bob Nickas, New York

Galerie Francesca Pia, X-Mas Show, Zurich

Tripple V, Too Big to Fail, Paris

Grand Palais, Dynamo, Paris

Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Lumineux! Dynamique! Espace et vision dans l'art de nos jours à 1913, Paris

Palais des Beaux-Arts, COOKBOOK, art and the culinary process, Paris


Galerie Triple V, Science Fiction 3, Paris

FORDE, cooking show, Geneva

La Salle de bains, Tell the Children/ Abstraction pour enfants, Lyon

Kunsthalle Bern, The Old, the New, the Different, Bern

Collezione Maramotti, Painting as a Radical Form, Reggio Emilia


Palais de Tokyo, Carte blanche à John M Armleder - All of the above, Paris


Centre d’art contemporain d’Ivry, Le carillon de Big Ben, Ivry

Jose Martos Gallery, Wait for Me at the Bottom of the Pool, organized by Bob Nickas, Sagaponack, New York

MUMOK, Daimler Art Collection, Pictures about Pictures: Discourses in Painting from Albers to Zobernig, Vienna

Musée des beaux-arts de La Chaux-de-Fonds & Le Magasin Grenoble, From the collection of Olivier Mosset

Kunstforum Ostdeutsche Galerie Regensburg, Permanent Trouble, Regensburg


Palais de Tokyo, Chasing Napoleon, Paris

Gresham’s Ghost, Cave Painting, New York

Gering & Lopez Gallery, Just what is it that makes today’s painting so different, so appealing?, New York

Centre National d’Art Contemporain de Grenoble, Portrait de l’artiste en motocycliste, Grenoble

Kunsthalle St. Gallen, Born to Be Wild – Hommage to Steven Parrino, St. Gallen

Art Production Fund, Learn to Communicate Like a Fucking Normal Person, New York

Galerie Francesca Pia, Top 10 Allegories, curated by Hard Hat, Zurich


Vegas Gallery, I Am By Birth A Genevese, London, travelled to Forde, Geneva

Collezione Maramotti, Transitions: Painting at the (other) end of art, Reggio Emilia

PS1 Contemporary Art Center, Painted World, organized by Bob Nickas, New York


New Jerseyy, The Line is a Lonely Hunter: Drawings in New Jersey, Basel

Galerie Jan Wentrop, REINVENTED: Study and Play, Berlin

Laure Genillard, Presque Rien II, London

Seiler + Mosseri-Marlio Galerie, You Said He Said She Said, Zurich

Praz-Delavallade, Deformalismes, Paris


New York Is Dead Dot Biz, Wu-Tang/googolplex Show (Congress), curated by Darren Bader, New York

Texas Gallery, Lines, Houston

Musée d’Art Contemporain de Lyon, The Freak Show, curated by Vincent Pécoil, Lyon

Pury & Luxembourg, Painting as Fact – Fact as Fiction, organized by Bob Nickas, Zurich

The Mandrake, The Melvins, organized by Bob Nickas, Los Angeles

Palais de Tokyo, Compulsive, Paris, originated at IAP Art, Miami

Centre national d’art contemporain, Villa Arson, Half Square, Half Crazy – A moitié carré, à moitié fou, Nice


Kunsthaus Baselland and Centre d’art d’Ivry le Credac, I go out walking..., Muttenz/Ivry sur Seine

Krobath Wimmer, Black/White & Chewing Gum, Vienna

Salander-O’Reilly Galleries, Mid-Life Crisis, New York

FRAC Poitou-Charantes, Rouler les mécaniques, Poitou-Charantes

Grolier Club, Hot Off the Press: New Prints of 2006, New York

Midway Contemporary Art, Axis of Praxis, Minneapolis

P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, The Painted World, organized by Bob Nickas, New York

Galerie Erna Hécey, Onestar stop, Brussels

Galerie Edward Mitterand, Slow Burn, curated by Jonah Freeman, Geneva

Paula Cooper Gallery, An Ongoing Low-Grade Mystery, organized by Bob Nickas, New York

Galerie van Gelder, Regarding facts, Amsterdam


Galerie van Gelder, Wintery Cold, Amsterdam

P.S.1 Center for Contemporary Art, The Painted World, organized by Bob Nickas, Long Island City, New York

Performa Radio, WKCR Columbia University, Performa ’05, organized by Anthony Huberman Broadcast, New York

Biennale d’art contemporain de Lyon, Experiencing Duration, curated by Nicolas Bourriard and Jerome Sans, Lyon

Albright-Knox Gallery, Extreme Abstraction, Buffalo, New York

Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain de Strasbourg, L’oeil Moteur, Art Optique et Cinetique/1950–1975, Strasbourg

Champion Fine Art, The Feraliminal Lycanthropizer, curated by Craig Kalpakjian, Los Angeles

Galerie Les Filles du Calvaire, Minimal Pop (org. Petra Bungert), Paris

Galerie Les Filles du Calvaire, Life On The Screen, organized by Vincent Pécoil, Brussels


Le Crédac: Centre d'Art d'Ivry, La partie continue 2, Ivry sur Seine

Swiss Institute, None of the above, curated by John Armleder, New York

FRAC Franche-Comté, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Dole, La Lettre Volée, Dole

DaimlerChrysler Contemporary, Minimalism and After III, Berlin

P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Curious Crystals of Unusual Purity, organized by Steve Lafreniere and Bob Nickas, Long Island City, NY


Anton Kern Gallery, Melvins, organized by Bob Nickas, New York

Riva Gallery, Specificity (cur. Odili Donald Odita), New York

Galeria Javier Lopez, JRP EDITIONS, Madrid

Flieshmann's in association with Gavin Brown's Enterprise, Surrealestate, curated by Rob Pruitt and Jonathan Horowitz, New York

Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne, Les 20 ans des FRAC, Nantes

Gallery M, 3-2-1 (with John Miller and Richard Hoecke), curated by Cara Perlman, New York

Kunsthalle Palazzo Liestal, Never Mind Your Step, curated by John Armleder, Liestal/Basel

galeries contemporaines des musees de Marseille, Mouvements de Fonds, Marseilles

Team Gallery, My People Were Fair and Had Cum in their Hair (but Now They’re Content to Spray Stars from your Boughs), organized by Bob Nickas, New York


Artists Space, Painting as Paradox, New York

John Connelly Presents, Machine Man, New York

Galerie Heimer und Partner, Available Surfaces, Berlin

Gallery Van Gelder, Spot the Difference, Amsterdam

Galerie Simonne Stern, Optical Optimism, curated by Sandra Gering, New Orleans

Paula Cooper Gallery, From the Observatory, organized by Bob Nickas, New York

Yerba Buenna Art Center, Guide to Trust 2, curated by Jimi Dams, San Francisco


irana Biennale 1, Tirana Grazer Kunstverein, Time Wave Zero/The Politics of Ecstasy, curated by Lionel

Bovier and Jean-Michel Wicker, Graz

Dee-Glassoe, Boxy, selection by Carl Ostendarp, New York

L’Elac, The Unlimited Dream Company, curated by Fabrice Stroun, Lausanne

Sandra Gering Gallery, Perfect 10:ten years in Soho, New York

Elizabeth Cherry Contemporary Art, How is Everything? Everything’s Going To Be ...Alright, organized by Bob Nickas, Tucson

Genovese Gallery, Persistent Painting, Boston


Galerie Patrick Seguin, Paris

Forde, Sex in the Country, curated by Mai-Thu Perret and Fabrice Stroun, Geneva

The Gallery Greene Street, Imported, Recent Acquisitions from the Collection of Kenneth Freed, curated by James Hull, Boston

Momenta, Momenta Benefit Auction, Brooklyn

Gary Tatintsian Gallery, (212), organized by Irena Popiashvili, New York

Team Gallery, Hex Enduction Hour by The Fall, curated by Bob Nickas, New York


Galerie Yvon Lambert, Camouflage, curated by Toasting Agency, Alexis Vaillant and Eva Svennung, Paris

FRAC Poitou-Charentes, <TransOsphères>, curated by Philippe Régnier, Angoulême

Richard Telles Fine Art, Minty, cur. Bruce Hainley, Los Angeles

Galerie van Gelder, Look me in the eyes, Amsterdam


L’Elac, Oops, curated by Lionel Bovier, Lausanne

Stalke Galleri, Painting, Copenhagen

Magasin, Oops, curated by Lionel Bovier, Grenoble

Thomas Healy Gallery, Bathroom, curated by Wayne Koestenbaum, New York


Magasin, Des Histoires en Formes, Grenoble

Zentrum für Kunst, Medien und Design, 504, curated by John Armleder, Braunschweig

Margarete Roeder Gallery, Issues of Abstraction, New York


The Neuberger Museum, Alumni, New York

Feature Gallery, AbFab!, New York

Sandra Gering Gallery, Drawings, New York

Cabinet des estampes, Notes on Print: With and After Robert Morris, Geneva

Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Pittura/Immedia, Graz, traveled to Muesarnok, Budapest

1994Andrea Rosen Gallery, The Fall Collection, assembled by Bob Nickas and John Tremblay, New York, traveled to Thomas Salomon’s Garage, Los Angeles
John Gibson Gallery, Nineties, New York

Galerie Susanna Kulli, Ecart, curated by John Armleder, St. Gallen

1992Water Bar, curated by Eric Oppenheim, New York