Leif Low-Beer

Grew up in Toronto, Canada. Lives and works in Brooklyn / Berlin / Toronto.

www.leiflow-beer.com leiflowbeer@gmail.com

Selected Exhibitions

2019  Spring Break art fair, New York City.

2018  Line Segment Where Two Faces Meet (weight bearing and locomotive). Space1026, Philadelphia (Solo)

2017 75 Works on Paper. Beers London, London.

2017 Small Moments. Brilliant Champions, New York City.

2017 To See Is To Have. The McNay Art Museum, San Antonio.

2016 Pass / Fail. Ortega y Gasset Projects, Brooklyn.

2016 Would. Welcome Gallery, Charlottesville.

2015 Intimate Jest. Left Field, San Luis Obispo.

2014 The Order of Things. Typology Gallery, Toronto. (Solo)

2014 Do It Yourself. 3rd Ward Gallery, New York City.

2013 First Conference of the International Network of Personal Relationships (INPR). Buffalo Arts Studio, Buffalo. (Solo)

2013 Heap Gives Up. Beginnings Gallery, Brooklyn Typology Gallery, Toronto. (Solo)

2013 Up In Smoke. Greenpoint Terminal Gallery, Brooklyn.

2012 “Just do it!” – Density (Trying to be dominant but feeling domestic) interrupts depth. OKMT, Austin. (Solo)

2011 Black Foliage. Nuda Shank, Baltimore.

2011 Installation, Festival of Lights, New York City.

2011 Cutters. West Cork Art Centre, Ireland.

2011 Cutters Edges. Gestalten, Berlin.

2010 Cinders Gallery, Brooklyn.

2009 He looked at her, She looked at it, It looked back. Wild Project, New York City. (Solo) 2008 Invisible NYC, New York City.

2008 Secret Project Robot, New York City.

2007 OKOK Gallery, Seattle.

2007 Maria Wood Gallery, Atlanta.

2007 Sputnik, Brooklyn.

2007 Umber Studios, Minneapolis.

2007 BLK/MRKT Gallery, Los Angeles.

2006 Renowned Gallery, Portland, OR.

2005 Track 16 Gallery, Los Angeles.

2005 AG Gallery, New York City.

2004 Flux Factory, New York City.

2002 Locked in a room with Bill Traylor. Print installation, Visual Arts Gallery, New York City. (Solo)

Residencies and Honors

2015 Triangle Artists’ Workshop, Salem, New York.
2011 Sculpture residency and sculpture installation, Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens. 2011 Drawing Center viewing program.
2007 Art Directors Club, “Young Gun” Award (for emerging talent in visual communication). 2006 Guest Lecture, Harvard University / Advocate Arts Presents, Cambridge, MA.
2006 Emerging T alent, STEP Inside Design.
2005 Piece Included in MoMA’s book collection.
2000 University of Guelph Artist’s Residency, Jaipur, India.


2003 School of Visual Arts / Design and Visual Arts 1999 University of Guelph / Philosophy and Visual Arts

Selected Press / Publications

2017 Featured artist, Ambit Magazine, 2015 Featured Artist, MONTEM Magazine, Issue 5. 2015 Featured Artist, Matériel Magazine, Issue 03. 2015 Issue Artist, Five Dials, Issue 37. 2015 Interview, idoart.dk. 2014 Review, Hyperallergic Magazine.
2013 Feature, National Magazine Awards site. 2013 Profile, Beginnings Broadcasting Group. 2013 Feature, The Inquiry Desk.
2013 Interview, Design Arts Daily (D.A.R.T.) 2012 Profile, It’s Nice That.
2012 Feature, BOOOOOOOM.com.

Work has also appeared in publications including: The New York Times Magazine, The New York Times, McSweeney’s, Walrus Magazine, Graphis, Arktip, BlackBook, J&L Publishing, The Wall Street Journal, The Drama, and Broken Wrist Project, amongst many others.