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Jade Yumang was named after his mother’s beauty salon and from an earlier age has been obsessed with beautiful, yet slightly off things. His work primarily focuses on the concept of queer form through sculptural abstraction, installation, and performance.

 

He is also part of a collaborative duo, Tatlo, with Sara Jimenez and a contributing writer for ArtFile Magazine.

 

Education

 

2012               

MFA with Departmental Honors (Fine Arts)

Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY.

thesis advisors: Mira Schor and Coco Fusco

2008               

BFA Honors (Visual Arts)

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.

top of the graduating class

 

Residency

 

2016

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE.

Opossum House, Eugene, OR.

collaboration with Sara Jimenez

2014

Fine Arts Work Center Summer Program, Provincetown, MA.

funded by the Archie D. and Bertha H. Walker Scholarship

2013               

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Swing Space Residency, New York, NY.

2012               

Fire Island Artist Residency, Cherry Grove, Suffolk County, NY.

Atlantic Center for the Arts, Master Artists-In-Residence Program with Pepón Osorio, New Smyrna Beach, FL.

funded by the Joan Mitchell Foundation Scholarship Fund

 

Selected Solo

 

2018   

In the Shadows, Art League Houston Main Gallery, Houston, TX. [Forthcoming]

2017   

[Title TBA], TRUCK Contemporary Art, Calgary, AB. [Forthcoming]

My-O-My, CP Projects Space at School of Visual Arts, New York, NY.
curated by Jasa McKenzie

2015

Citations, Eastern Edge Gallery, St. John’s, NL.

Citations, Box13 Artspace, Houston, TX.

2014

Post Performance Syndrome, Wooster Street Window Gallery [Installation] and Crimson Field, Prince Street Project Space [Installation and Performance], The Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York, NY.

2011               

Openwork, CAA MFA, Hunter College/Times Square Gallery, New York, NY.

2009               

Hard Candy, Malaspina Printmakers Gallery, Vancouver, BC.  

2008               

The Birds & the Boys, Plank Gallery, Vancouver, BC.

 

Two-Person

 

2012               

Severed Ties (collaboration with Michael Watson), Governors Island Art Fair, New York, NY.

2011               

Private Interventions (with Gabriela Jiménez), Janus Project, Brooklyn, NY.

curated by Margo Wolowiec

 

Selected Group and Performance [P]

 

2017   

Kinetic Intimacies, Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY. [P] [Forthcoming]

curated by Danny Orendorff and Angelik Vizcarrondo-Laboy

2016   

Like Smoke, Equity Gallery, New York, NY.

curated by Osman Can Yerebakan

Cut Ups: Queer Collage Practices, The Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York, NY.
co-organized by David Frantz, Lucas Hilderbrand, and Kayleigh Perkov

Parsons Alumni Exhibition, Arnold and Sheila Aronson Galleries, Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, New York, NY.

Queering Space, Green Gallery at Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT.

curated by Loren Britton, Shikeith Nieree, Christie Denizio, Erik Freer, Johnathan Robert Payne, Asad Pervaiz, Res, Buzz Slutzky, and Erica Wessmann

Installment No. 17, Museum of Longing and Failure at Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany.

Desire on the Edge, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

curated by Emma Katz and Megan Piontkowski

Queering the BibliObject, The Center for Book Arts, New York, NY.

curated by John Chaich

Cock, Paper, Scissors, ONE Archives at Long Hall, Plummer Park, West Hollywood, CA.

co-organized by David Frantz, Lucas Hilderbrand, and Kayleigh Perkov

2015

On the Domestic Front: Scenes of Everyday Queer Life, The Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York, NY.

curated by James M. Saslow

Soft Core, INVISIBLE-EXPORTS, New York, NY.

Because Unfathomable, Wil Aballe Art Projects, Vancouver, BC.

2014 - 2015

Crossing Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY.

collaboration with Sara Jimenez and Michael Watson

curated by Eugenie Tsai and Rujeko Hockley

2014

Somewheres & Nowheres, International Print Center New York, New York, NY.

selected by Nicola López

Turning To Night, Le Petit Versailles, New York, NY. [P]

curated by Troy Davis, Yvette Choy, and Coral Short

Softer, Softest, Delicious Spectacle, Washington, DC.

curated by Eames Armstrong

Billow, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Annual Benefit, Conrad New York, New York, NY. [P]

with Sara Jimenez

HARD TIMES: Selected Works by 3 Years of FIAR Residents, Prince Street Project Space, The Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York, NY.

2013

In Spirit…, Strange Loop Gallery, New York, NY. [P]

collaboration with Sara Jimenez and Michael Watson

Queer Objectivity, University of Maryland Stamp Gallery, College Park, MD.

curated by Kris Grey

Department of Accumulated Thoughts: 14th Street Archive Division Overtime, Art in Odd Places: NUMBER, New York, NY. [P]

collaboration with Sara Jimenez and Michael Watson

curated by Radhika Subramaniam

Off the Wall, Affordable Art Fair, New York, NY.

curated by Dan Halm and Richard Stauffacher

30x30 Part2, Artcite: An Artist-Run Centre for the Contemporary Arts, Windsor, ON.

Repurposing Curiosa, Fuchs Projects, Brooklyn, NY.

curated by Miguel Libarnes

Smile and Shut Up, SUPERNOVA Performance Art Festival: A Rosslyn Arts Project, Rosslyn, VA. [P]

curated by Eames Armstrong

Department of Accumulated Thoughts: Bowery Division, Ideas City Streetfest, The New Museum, Art in Odd Places: NUMBER, New York, NY. [P]

collaboration with Sara Jimenez and Michael Watson

curated by Radhika Subramaniam via AiOP

2012               

Keeping it in the Family, Glasshouse, Brooklyn, NY. [P]

collaboration with Sara Jimenez and Michael Watson

Unbuttoned, Button Factory (APT 16), Newark, NJ. 

curated by Brendan Mahoney

(RE)PURPOSE, Parsons Graduate MFA Thesis Exhibition, The Kitchen, New York, NY.

curated by Jane Panetta and Veronica Roberts

Conosco, Reverse Art Space, Brookyln, NY. [P]

curated by Paula Rezende

Cabaret of Failure, The New School, Wollman Hall, New York, NY. [P]

curated by Reena Katz

2011               

Design the Future, Spazio Luce, Milan, Italy.   

Chain Letter, SamsŅn Gallery, Boston, MA.

CAA MFA Exhibition, Hunter College/Times Square Gallery, New York, NY.

curated by Carin Kuoni

2010               

The 2010 Great LGBTQ Photo Show, The Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York, NY.

Six Artists, Two Cities. Art from Vancouver and Havana, Centro de Desarrollo de las Artes Visuales, Havana, Cuba.

with Tonel, Phillip McCrum, Robyn Laba, Ana Olema, and Eduardo Ponjuan

Sights/Sites of Spectacle, 29th Annual AHVA Graduate Symposium and Exhibition, AHVA Gallery, Vancouver, BC.

2009               

Anonyme Zeichner N°10, Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin, Germany.

The Dead 2, SWARM 2009, Great Northern Way Studios, Vancouver, BC.

2008               

Hot Off the Press, Malaspina Printmakers Gallery, Vancouver, BC.

2007               

Yours Truly: UBC Undergraduate Exhibition, “SAM” Building, Vancouver, BC.

2006               

BIMPE IV, Tuktu Studio, Whitehorse, Yukon.

BIMPE IV, Dundarave Print Workshop Gallery, Vancouver, BC.

BIMPE IV, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC.

 

Screening

 

2016

Toil and Trouble, "Waltz for Lonely Ghosts", Collingwood Arts Center, Toledo, OH.
collaboration with Really Large Numbers

Trigger Warning, “Smile and Shut Up”, presented by Coven Berlin at Kleiner Salon, Berlin, Germany.

curated by Coral Short

2015

Trigger Warning, “Smile and Shut Up”, Queer Art Festival, Vancouver, BC.

curated by Coral Short

 

Curatorial Project

 

2014

Periphery Projects Performance Series, Strange Loop Gallery, New York, NY.

co-curated with Sara Jimenez

Artists: Jessica Posner (January), Angeli Sion (February), Michael Watson (March), Kris Grey (March)

2013               

Morph, Fowler Arts Collective Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.                

co-curated with AM DeBrincat

2012               

Threaded Conversations, 25 East Gallery, New York, NY.

co-curated with Brenda Goldstein

 

Award/Funding

 

2016

Project Grants to Visual Artists

Canada Council for the Arts

2015

Professional Development Project Assistance (Travel Grant)

British Columbia Arts Council

2014

Travel Grants to Professionals in the Visual Arts

Canada Council for the Arts

Archie D. and Bertha H. Walker Scholarship

Fine Arts Work Center

2012               

Semi-Finalist for Edward and Sally Van Lier Fellowship

The International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP)

Joan Mitchell Foundation Scholarship Fund

Atlantic Center for the Arts

Nominated for Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award

International Sculpture Center

2011               

Graduate Dean’s Scholarship

Parsons The New School for Design   

Nicole John Scholarship

Parsons The New School for Design

Scholarship Award (Senior Level)

British Columbia Arts Council

2010               

Graduate Dean’s Scholarship

Parsons The New School for Design

Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships - Master’s scholarship

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada*

Professional Development Fund (Trip to Havana, Cuba)

University of British Columbia

2009               

Scholarship Award (Senior Level)*

British Columbia Arts Council

2008               

University of BC Medal in Fine Arts

head of the graduating class in Fine Arts, BFA degree

Student Scholarship

Malaspina Printmakers

2006               

Joseph Black Bursary

University of British Columbia

Roy Kiyooka Memorial Bursary in Fine Arts

University of British Columbia

Faculty Women’s Club Anne Ida Green Scholarship

University of British Columbia

 

Interview

 

2017

Gunn, Tim. "An Interview with Jade Yumang". Eds. John Chaich and Todd Oldham. Queer Threads: Crafting Identity and Community (LA and NY: Ammo Books). [Forthcoming]

Colucci, Emily and Osman Can Yerebakan. "Sewing Desire from the Pages of Vintage Erotica: An Interview with Jade Yumang". Filthy Dreams (January).

2016

Bryan-Wilson, Julia. “Fixing or Infecting: Jade Yumang in conversation with Julia Bryan-Wilson”. Eds. David Evans Frantz, Lucas Hilderbrand, and Kayleigh Perkov. Exhibition Catalogue. Book design by Content Object (Kimberly Varella). Install photographs by Ian Bryers-Gamber. Cock, Paper, Scissors (LA: ONE Archives at the USC Libraries with the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art). 101-106.

2014

Ya, Hel. “Tatlo Makes Art Out of Cubicles”. American FOBs (September).

collaboration with Sara Jimenez and Michael Watson

2013

Redell, Kaitlynn. “Performance Triple Threat”. ArtFile Magazine (June).

collaboration with Sara Jimenez and Michael Watson

2011

Wolowiec, Margo. “Private Interventions: Interview with Jade Yumang”. Janus Project (May).

2008               

Cheung, Carmen. “Conversations: Jade Yumang and Carmen K. Cheung”. Chop 33.2 (Winter): 18-23.

 

Selected Press

 

2016

Disser, Nicole. "An Art Show Where Queer Bodies are Phantasmagoric, Vanishing, and Void". Bedford+Bowery (December).

Wu, Danielle. "Blow by Blow: 'Like Smoke' At Equity Gallery". Filthy Dreams (December).

"Collage Exhibition Explores Queer and Feminine Identity". Orlando Advocate (November).

Emory, Sami. "Intimate Collages Celebrate Queerness and Feminism in Print". The Creators Project (November).

Frantz, David Evans, Lucas Hilderbrand, and Kayleigh Perkov. “Cut Ups: Queer Collage Practices”. The Archive: The Journal of the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art. Issue 58: 5.

Colucci, Emily. "John Chaich: On the Queer Connections to Books and Curating 'Queering the BibliObject'". LAMBDA Literary (June).

McCafferty, Kelly. Letting Go Through Discipline: A Profile of Jade Yumang. The Coastal Post (March).

2015

On the Domestic Front: Scenes of Everyday Queer Life. Curated by James M. Saslow. The Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art. Exhibition Catalogue. 71.

Molčan, Jessica. ““Being an Artist and Everything Else” | A Workshop Review and Summary”. CARFAC BC (July).       

Furlong, Sarah. “Eastern Edge Gallery Hosting Summer Exhibition Featuring Jamie Ross and Jade Yumang”. Outport Magazine (June).

Nuzzi, Kris. “Short List”. BRIC Arts Media Blog (April).

Ramsey, Dillon. “The Next Great Adventure”. VANDOCUMENT (February).

2014

Mann, Mark. “Brooklyn is Everything: Artworlds Apart in a Gentrified Borough”. MOMUS: A Return to Art Criticism (December).

Nakiska, Tempe. “Revolt the system: Parsons The New School’s Anthony Aziz talks student subcultures and the politics wave”. HERO Magazine (October).

Laramie, Emma. “Crossing Brooklyn at the Brooklyn Museum”. New York Minute Magazine (October).

Puleo, Risa. “"Crossing Brooklyn" Reveals More About the Borough, Less About Its Art”. Blouin ARTINFO (October).

Jones, Julianne. “Brooklyn Museum Unveils Latest Exhibit, “Crossing Brooklyn””. Side Project (October).

Lee, Diana Seo Hyung. “Crossing Brooklyn”. ArtAsiaPacific (October).

Serra, Corrado. “Crossing Brooklyn: Art from Bushwick, Bed-Stuy, and Beyond at Brooklyn Museum, October 3, 2014 – January 4, 2015”. Art Summary: A Visual Journal (October).

Regatao, Gisele. “Horses, Masks, Speeches and Other Art Made In Brooklyn”. WNYC (October).

Johnson, Ken. "The Artist Next Door, 'Crossing Brooklyn' Local Talent at Brooklyn Museum". The New York Times (October).

Boucher, Brian. ““Crossing Brooklyn” Highlights Borough’s Artists, from Bushwick to Bay Ridge”. Art in America (April).

Crossing Brooklyn: art from Bushwick, Bed-Stuy, and beyond. Curated by Eugenie Tsai and Rujeko Hockley. Brooklyn Museum. Exhibition Catalogue. 110-111.

Carney, Chrissy. “The Very Best of NYC Art: The Orchid Show, Jade Yumang, Carrie Mae Weems and much more”. GO Magazine (April).

2013               

Sander, Daniel J. “Jade Yumang: Post Performance Syndrome and Crimson Field”. The Archive: The Journal of the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art. Issue 48: 23.

Armstrong, Eames. “Interview: Kris Grey, “Queer Objectivity”.” Peri0d (November).

Pulos, Will. “Cut Out For This: New exhibit Repurposing Curiosa to explore the intersection of erotica and gay culture.” NEXT Magazine (August).

Ahmed, Tasnim. “On Performance Art / A Few Things Learned.” v-e-l-l-u-m (July).

Steinhauer, Jillian. “Art Rx.” Hyperallergic (February).

2012

Fialho, Alex. “Fire Island Artist Residency Comes Into Its Own, Pt 2.” ArtFagCity (August).       

Beltran, Francesca. “Conosco.” NYLON Magazine Mexico (June): 116-117.

Saville, Chad. “LOOK: Reverse Art Space // Group Exhibition: Reverse Art Space in Williamsburg, Brooklyn Exhibits 13 Local & International Artists.” Beautiful Savage. (May).

2011               

Leibowitz, Kristy. “Red Redemption,” Tinsel Tokyo Magazine. Volume 5 (November): 18.

2010               

Gomez, Enrico. “The 2010 Great LGBTQ Photo Show.” The Archive: The Journal of the Leslie/Lohman Gay Art Foundation. Issue 35: 3-11.

Mateo, David. “Seis artistas, dos ciudades.” Interview with Tonel. Arte por Excelencias. Edición 76. Artes Plásticas Contemporáneas del Caribe y las Américas (16 June).

2009               

Hard Candy. Exhibition Catalogue. Malaspina Printmakers (May-June).

 

Selected Publication

 

2017

“Anna Garner and her Slapstick Minimalism,” Interview. Blacklisted (March).

2016

“Slapstick Minimalism: Anna Garner,” Interview. ArtFile Magazine (October).

“Austerity and Absurdity: Lewis & Taggart,” Interview. ArtFile Magazine (February).

2015

“Serious Side of History: Tonel,” Interview. ArtFile Magazine (September).

Sculpture for Headmaster Magazine No. 7, The Field Trip Issue.

“Desires, Dreams, & Excess: Ghost of a Dream,” Interview. ArtFile Magazine (February).

Illustrations for Rezm Orah’s poetry book. O Intérprete/Hole. Book design by Paula Rezende.

2014

“Stubborn Site-Specific: Camilo Leyva,” Interview. ArtFile Magazine (December).

Gluzman, Yelena and Sophia Cleary, eds. Emergency INDEX Vol. 3 (New York: Ugly Duckling Presse), 242-243.

“Intuitive Investigation: Hein Koh,” Interview. ArtFile Magazine (August).

“Suggested Encounters: Romy Scheroder,” Interview. ArtFile Magazine (July).

2013

“Street as Studio: Cecile Beck,” Interview. ArtFile Magazine (November).

“Master Mixologist: Jean Betancourt,” Interview. ArtFile Magazine (September).

“Shut Up and Smile,” WIP Issue #1 (June).

“The Laboring Body: Brendan Fernandes,” Interview. ArtFile Magazine (June).

2012

Sculpture for Anamesa: An Interdisciplinary Journal. New York University. Volume 10, Number 1 (Spring): 70-71.

2011               

“2084: A Vision of the Future,” our art criticism (27 June).

 “Identity Crisis in the Midst of Globalization: The Matters of Being International and Indian,” our art criticism (January).

2010               

"The Somatic Car and the Absence of the Gay Body: Resisting Heterosexist Spectacle through Indexical Representation," our art criticism (November).

 

Selected Talk/Conference

 

2016

Anywhere and Elsewhere: Art at the Outermost Limits of Location-Specificity, A Two-Day Conference Event at Parsons The New School

for Design, New York, NY.

collaboration with Sara Jimenez

curated by Sean Lowry and Simone Douglas

2015

Citations (Jade Yumang) and Rousings (Jamie Ross), Eastern Edge Gallery, St. John’s, NL.

led by Chloe Lewis

2014

Momentum, Alumni Visiting Artists Series, Fine Arts, Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY.

collaboration with Sara Jimenez and Michael Watson                  

Emerge Speaker Series, Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.      

2012               

Focus & Motivation: Artists Presenting their Art, Lecture Series, Hunter College, New York, NY.

 

Teaching Experience

 

2014 - Present

Sessional Lecturer
Department of Art History, Visual Arts & Theory, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.

2012               

Teaching Assistant
xStudio: Xperiments in Performance, Fine Arts, Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY.

2011               

Teaching Assistant

Core Studio 1: Sign & System, Fine Arts, Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY.

 

Professional Experience

 

2016

Visiting Artist

for Sara Jimenez' undergraduate class

Fine Arts, Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY.

Visiting Artist

for Maria Anna Parolin's undergraduate class

Fine Arts Department, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Surrey, BC.

Visiting Artist/Workshop Instructor

for Dr. Catherine Soussloff’s class (VISA/ARTH 479: Performance Actions and Approaches)

Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.

Visiting Artist/Workshop Instructor

Artist Mentorship Program

Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, BC.

2015

Visiting Artist/Workshop Instructor

for Dr. Catherine Soussloff’s course on performance (VISA 471A/ARTH 440C)

Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.

Instructor

A Huge Sigh of Relief

Malaspina Printmakers, Vancouver, BC.

Workshop Instructor

Being an Artist and Everything Else

Centre A, Vancouver, BC.

In conjunction with We Are Woven Through with Strangers and Strangeness

curated by Alex Cu Unjieng

2014

Visiting Artist/Workshop Instructor

for Dr. Catherine Soussloff’s course on performance (VISA 471A/ARTH 440C)

Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.

Performance For  

2013

Ernesto Pujol, Time After Us, Crossing the Line Festival, French Institute Alliance Franćaise (FIAF), New York, NY.

La Pocha Nostra (featuring Guillermo Gomez-PeĖa, Roberto Sifuentes, and Erica Mott), Corpo Insurrecto: Psycho-Magic Actions for A World Gone Wrong, Brooklyn International Performance Art Festival, Grace Exhibition Space, Brooklyn, NY.

 

Jury

 

2014

Emerging Artist Grant

ArtFile Magazine

 

Collection

 

The Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York, NY.

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.

 

 

 


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