solo exhibitions

2016

Flat Earth Society, TuckUnder Projects, Minneapolis, Minnesota

2015

Supernothing, Normandale Community College, Bloomington, Minnesota

2014   

Not Everything Means Something, University of Nevada, Reno

Some Things are Not Possible, Conduit Gallery, Dallas, Texas 

Tales of Space and Time, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse,  Lacrosse, Wisconsin 

2012

Deeper Wonders than the Waves, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota 

2010

This Spanish Ounce of Gold, Conduit Gallery, Dallas, Texas

New Work, Kendall College, Grand Rapids, Michigan

2009

Keep Out This Frost, Cain Schulte Gallery, San Francisco, California

SCOPE Art Show, Miami, Florida (Cain Schulte)

2008

Breathe He Must, or Die He Will, Conduit Gallery, Dallas, Texas

2007

Why E? New Chapters by Justin Quinn, Cain Schulte Gallery, San Francisco, California

2005

Chapter 44 or 78,774 times E, Conduit Gallery, Dallas, Texas

2003   

Moby Dick, or EEEE EEEE, A Ramona Studio, New York, New York

Hangings, Conduit Gallery, Dallas, Texas

2002

Marfa Vacation, Shane Campbell, Oak Park, Illinois

 

group exhibitions

2017

Word Dance : Selections from the Collection of the JoAnn Gonzalez-Hickey Collection, Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado

2016

Of Whales in Paint, Portland Art Museum, Portland, Maine

2015

The Farthest Plane, Atrium Gallery, Ball State University

New American Paintings - Midwest Edition, Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, Illinois

Samuel Johnson and Justin Quinn, Paramount Gallery, St. Cloud, Minnesota

2014

The Haptic Image, Waiting Room, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Longitude / Latitude Part II : Conduit Gallery's 30th Anniversary, Conduit Gallery, Dallas, Texas

Drawn In / Drawn Out, The Old Jail Art Center, Albany, Texas

Weird Neighbor, Soo Visual Arts Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Living and Sustaining a Creative Life, Aberson Exhibits, Tulsa, Oklahoma

Editions / Artists' Books Fair, New York, New York (Manneken Press)

Select Fair, New York, New York (Manneken Press)

2013

The End of Language, Ruffin Gallery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia

Non-Text, University Gallery, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan 

Works on Paper : 7 Artists, Burnet Gallery at the Méridien Chambers, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Object Object!, Helmuth Projects, San Diego, California

Miami Project Art Fair, Miami, Florida(Conduit)

The 15th Annual Boston Print Fair, The Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, Massachusetts (Manneken Press)

2012    

Uncharted, Marina Cain Gallery, San Francisco, California

Drawing Now 2 – Staphorst, Galerie Hein Elferink, Staphorst, Netherlands

Possessed by the Line, Kit Schulte Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany

The Miami Project Art Fair, Miami, Florida(Conduit)

Baltimore Contemporary Print Fair, Baltimore, Maryland (Manneken Press)

2011   

Mark Fox and Justin Quinn : the Ghost and the Whale, Cain Schulte Gallery, San Francisco, California

Magna Carta : Art on Paper, Kit Schulte Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany

2010  

Drawing from Ideas – Zwischen Lesen und Sehen (with Werner Linster), Kit Schulte Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany

Magna Carta : Art on Paper, Cain Schulte Gallery, San Francisco, California  

SCOPE Art Show, Basel, Switzerland (Cain Schulte)

NEXT – The Invitational Exhibition of Emerging Art, Chicago, Illinois (Cain Schulte)

2009   

Rich Text, Fleisher-Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Graphica Creativa '09, Jyvaskyla Art Museum, Jyvaskyla, Finland

2008   

Aqua Winwood Art Fair, Miami, Florida (Conduit)

Red Dot Art Fair, New York, New York (Cain Schulte)  

Red Dot Art Fair, Miami, Florida (Cain Schulte)

Two by Two by Ten for AIDS in Art, The Rachofsky House, Dallas, Texas

2007  

International Print Triennial, Kunstlerhaus, Vienna, Austria

Boston Printmakers 60th Anniversary Show, 808 Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts

Beaux Arts Ball, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas

Red Dot Art Fair, Miami, Florida (Conduit)

A Way with Words, Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, Texas

2006   

Looking at Words : The Formal Presence of Text in Modern and Contemporary Works on Paper, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York.

Chicago Art Fair, Chicago, Illinois (Rudolph Projects)

2005    

Frieze Art Fair, London, England (Andrea Rosen)

NADA Art Fair, Miami, Florida (Shane Campbell)

The Boston Printmakers 2005 North American Print Biennial, 808 Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts 

2004   

New Prints Autumn 2004, International Print Center New York

Le Locle Print Triennial, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Le Locle, Switzerland

13th Tallinn Print Triennial, Rotermann Salt Storage Arts Centre,Tallinn, Estonia. 

 

Public Collections

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, Palace of the Legion of Honor, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, California.

Berlin Kupfrerstichkabinett, Berlin, Germany.

City Of Boston Public Library, Boston, Massachusetts.

Jyvaskyla Art Museum, Jyvaskyla, Finland.

Musee des Beaux-Arts, Le Locle, Switzerland.

Sackner Archive of Visual and Concrete Poetry, Miami, Florida.

University of Minnesota-Duluth, Tweed Gallery, Duluth, Minnesota.

 

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