Born 1977, lives and works in Brooklyn.

Education
2004-2006 MFA in Photography, Video, & Related Media, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
1995-1999 BFA in Photography, Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, Bloomfield, CT
1998 Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland

Grants and Residencies
2016-2017 Smack Mellon Studio Residency
2014-2015 Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Workspace Residency
2012 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellow in Interdisciplinary Work
2011 Artist in residence with iaab/International Exchange and Studio Program Basel, Switzerland

(now Atelier Mondial)

Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions and Events


2015 She Unlimited, 106 Green, Brooklyn, NY
2015 VISTAS, New Hive Commission, curated by Lindsay Howard
2013 Model View Controller (with JJ Stratford), ESP TV, Storefront for Art and Architecture, NY, NY
2013 Face, Porthole, Window, Glovebox. Parallelograms.info
2012 Tag Sale Cosmology, Magic Pictures, Philadelphia, PA
2011 Own This, SOHO20 Gallery, New York, NY
2011 Troubadour, Freight + Volume, New York, NY
2011
Erica Magrey: This is Not a Myth, Kaskadenkondensator, Basel, Switzerland

2009 Shana Moulton and Erica Magrey, Starlight Cinema, Madison, WI
2007
Troubadour, Project Room at Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts, Miami, FL
2005 You’ve Got a Friend: Generica Collaborations and Solo Works by Jennifer Sullivan and Erica Magrey, Sixtyseven, New York, NY
2001 Kristin, Miss Porter's School, Farmington, CT

Selected Exhibitions, Screenings, and Performances

2016
Bottom Floor, Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles, NY
Liquid Pictures, Klaus von Nichtsaggend Gallery, New York, NY
Playtime, Edel Assanti, London, UK
Pseudo, Anti, and Total Dance, Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA
Healing Tool, The One Minutes, Intersections at Art Rotterdam, Netherlands; Reykjavik International Film Festival 2016, IS; ROEF Theaterschool, Amsterdam; Lowlands Festival, Biddinghuizen, NL

Visualaries, a NYFA Curatorial Project, Made in NY by IFP, DUMBO, NY

2015
Healing Tool, The One Minutes, locations across the Netherlands, Germany, and Brussels
Death TK, 106 Green, Brooklyn, NY and Schwarzwaldallee, Basel, Switzerland
HAND/MADE, Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild, Woodstock, NY
Ridgewood Queens of Comedy, The Funny Hole, Ridgewood, NY

The Perrenial, The Grecian Shelter, Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY
Trust Fall, SPRING/BREAK Art Show, Moynihan Station, New York, NY, curated by Jennifer Sullivan
SUN Volume 2, Videology, Brooklyn, NY
Naturally Synthetic, Made in NY by IFP, DUMBO, NY, curated by Natasha Chuk

2014
Soap Opera Show Machine House, Villa Renata, Basel, Switzerland
Take Ecstasy With Me: Artists Reflect on the Work of Jose Esteban Munoz, Whitney Museum of American Art, NY, NY, organized by Alexandro Segade and Miguel Gutierrez
Wendy's Is One, Wendy's Subway, Brooklyn, NY
Dream Spheres, Culturehall Feature Issue 111, curated by Kelly Lynn Jones
Dreams Less Sweet, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY

2013
Now What #2, Microscope Gallery,Brooklyn, NY
SVA Faculty and Alumni Screening, SVA Theater, NY, NY
Dreams Less Sweet, New Hazlett Theater, Pittsburgh, PA (screening in conjunction with Genesis Breyer P-Orridge: S/HE IS HER/E at the Andy Warhol Museum)
As We Perform It, Franklin Street Works, Stamford, CT, curated by Sanrdrine Milet
Own This, Acid Rain June episode and screenings at Space 1026, Philadelphia, The Bridge, Charlottesville, Supergraphic, Durham, The Athena Cinema, Athens, Skylab, Columbus, and VIA Festival, Pittsburgh, curated by Jerstin Crosby
In Search Of..., TSA Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2012
First Contact, Field Projects, New York, NY, curated by Jacob Rhodes
Bcc#7, STADIUM, New York, NY, curated by David Harper and Karen Archey
LO-FI/SCI-FI, Spectacle Theater, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Kellie Morgan
Channel to Channel, Vaudeville Park, Brooklyn, NY
Kate Bush Dance Troupe at Sculpture Center Block Party, Sculpture Center, Queens, NY
Merry Christmas Mary Boom, ESP TV/Dirty Looks, Flamboyan Theater, New York, NY

2011
Protest Geometry, FLOAT, Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, NY, curated by Cleopatra's
Louis V. E.S.P. Taping, Episodes 8-10, The Schoolhouse, Brooklyn, NY
Louis V, E.S.P. Presents ESP TV at Silvershed, New York, NY
Pre-opening, Schwarzwaldallee NT, Basel, Swizterland
Traces from iaab, dock, Basel, Swizterland
Groupshow, iaab-Projektraum Dreispitz, Basel, Switzerland
Do You Do This On Your Couch? Smallspace, Milwaukee, WI, curated by Sara Caron
Cover Version LP, BAM, Brooklyn, NY , curated by Timothy Hull
Self-Portrait as Rock Star, Current Gallery, Baltimore, MD, curated by Gary Kachadourian
E.S.P. TV, Louis V, E.S.P., Brooklyn NY, curated by Scott Kiernan
100 Records, Comfortable on a Tightrope, Manchester, UK, curated by Sonny Smith

2010
Physical Center, St. Cecilia's Convent, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Juliana Cerqueira Leite and Amanda Schmitt
Seven Easy Steps: Scientific Discoveries, Horton Gallery, New York, NY
The Lounge , No Commercial Value, curated by Cat Mallone and Natasha Chuk
100 Records, Gallery 16, San Francisco, CA, OK Mountain, Austin, TX, and Cinders Gallery, Brooklyn, curated by Sonny Smith
Body Blend by AUNTS,
Dixon Place, New York, NY
Rock Dreams: Artist-Made Songs, INDEX Art Center, Newark, NY


2009
Nancy Garcia/Chase Granoff, The Kitchen, New York, NY
Seven Easy Steps: Social Improvement, Horton & Liu, New York, NY, curated by Amanda Schmitt
Fall Collection
, Art Book Fair, PS1, Queens, NY
Goddess Headdress Workshop, Heist Gallery, New York, NY
Kate Bush Dance Troupe
, 179 Canal, New York, NY
Recession Runway , NADA Party at Bumble and Bumble, New York, NY, curated by Jennifer Sullivan

All Girls Music Night, Club Europa, Brooklyn, NY

2008
Whoop Dee Doo at Deitch Projects Holiday Party, Santos Party House, New York, NY
Avatar Atavistic, Vaudeville Park, Brooklyn, NY
Alien Lounge Scene, Vaudeville Park , Brooklyn, NY
Kate Bush Dance Troupe, New York, NY
Nakedly, Monkeytown, New York, NY, curated by Jennifer Sullivan
WJEN Radio Presents: It’s a Process Live!, Cakeshop, New York, NY, hosted by Jennifer Sullivan
Performance Night at A.I.R., A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Emily Harris
Performance Laboratory, Broadway 1602, New York, NY, curated by Shana Moulton
Metalmags Live!, with Anna Oxygen, Katie Eastburn, Vivian Girls, & the Coathangers, Death by Audio, Brooklyn, NY


2007
Videogarden, Bard-ICP MFA Studios, Queens, NY
Metalmags Live! The Pawn Shop, Miami, FL
Die Young Stay Pretty, curated by Jose Carlos Diaz, Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts, Miami, FL
Metalmags Live! @ The French Are Drumming, Bard-ICP MFA Studios, Queens, NY
A Kind of Love, Ai Gallery, Chicago, IL
Neurotic Naturalism
, Monkeytown, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Jennifer Sullivan
Chasing Cool, Bowery Poetry Club, New York, NY, curated by David and Adira Amram


2006

Chic-A-Go-Go Halloween Special, CAN-TV Studios, Chicago, IL (performance)
SVA Photography, Video, and Related Media MFA Screening, Florence Gould Hall, New York, NY
The Early Work, Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY
Cheap Shots: Low Budget Ladies Make You Laugh, Heathers, New York, NY, curated by Sophia Peer


2005
Sympathetic Magic, Planaria Gallery, New York, NY
Primed: MFA Thesis Show, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY
Generica Live!, Def, Dum, and Hi Tour w/Airbrains, Juiceboxx, and Potato, Glass House Gallery, Brooklyn, NY and Flywheel, Easthampton, MA


2004
The Infinite Fill Show, Foxy Productions, New York, NY
La Superette, The Tank Annex, New York, NY
Desert Swap Meet, High Desert Test Sites, Joshua Tree, CA
Your Heart is No Match for My Love, Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN
Spring Student Salon, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY


1998-2003
2003 Summer Salon, Dumba Art Collective, Brooklyn, NY
2001 WAMP Group Show, The Cork Factory, Brooklyn, NY
1999 Circles Group Exhibition, Artspace, Hartford, CT
1999 Group Show, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
1998 Photography Group Show, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland


Visiting Artist
2012-2014 Visiting Artist and Critic, MFA Photography, Video, and Related Media, SVA, New York, NY
2012-2016 Trevor Day School, New York, NY
2011 Traces from iaab, dock, Basel, Switzerland
2010 Teaching Artists' Union, Brooklyn, NY
2007 The Churchill School, New York, NY
2006 Betsy Ross Arts Magnet School, New Haven, CT
2001 Miss Porter’s School, Farmington, CT

Curatorial
2015 Death TK, 106 Green, Brookyn, NY and Schwarzwaldallee, Basel, Switzerland (co-curated with Karin Borer)
2013 Quadruple Rainbow, Culturehall Feature Issue 101, August Issue
2012 Channel to Channel, Vaudeville Park, Brooklyn, NY

Teaching
2013 - 2015 Fashion Institute of Technology, NY, NY, Research for Senior Design Project (critical writing, project development and advisement for senior photography students)
2011-2013 School of Visual Arts, NY, NY, Technology of Art (new media); Video Game Culture (art history)

2011-2013 Ramapo College, Mahwah, NJ, Apocalyptic Visions in Film, Anime, and Media; Idea Development; Digital Post-Production

Bibliography
2016 Rob Colvin, Animations That Show Their Material Roots, Hyperallergic, February 2016
2015 Simone Krug, Erica Magrey: 106 Green, Art in America, November 2015
2015 Juliane Escobedo Shepherd, How Artist Erica Magrey Turned '90s YM and Seventeen Into Living Art, Jezebel.com
2015 Zara Lisbon, Why this rad artist is bringing 90s teen fashion spreads to life, HelloGiggles.com
2015 Emily Gaynor, Artist Interview: Erica Magrey, NewHive.com
2014 Melena Ryzik, An Encore 35 Years in the Making, The New York Times, August 2014
2014 Kalup Linzy, Take Ecstasy With Me, The Huffington Post, April 2014
2012 Eve Perry, Cash from Chaos/Unicorns and Rainbows, The Brooklyn Rail, April 2012
2011 Andrina Jorg, Erica Magrey: In Search of the Golden Spandex, Kunstbulletin, June Issue [English translation]
2010 Sasha M. Lee (ed.), Beautiful/Decay Book 3: The Underdogs, Spring Issue
2009
Gia Kourlas, Looking Back, and Taking It Forward, The New York Times, Nov 6, 2009
2009
Matthew Lyons, Interview with Kate Bush Dance Troupe, The Art of Making Dances, Nov 2009
2009
Photographs and headdress published in Threads Magazine, Issue #1, Sept 2009
2009
Mary Cook, Haberdashery, Anyone? Art 21 blog, June 5 2009
2008
Michael Wilson, Secret Santos, Artforum.com, Dec 2008
2008
Beth Capper, The Void, Plan B Magazine, July 2008
2005
Roberta Smith, Sympathetic Magic, The New York Times, March 11, 2005

2003 - 2004 Drawings published in Swingset Magazine, Issues 3, 4, and 5