Frank Selby was born in Palm Springs California in 1975. He lives and works in North Carolina.


Frank Selby was born in Palm Springs California in 1975.  
He lives and works in North Carolina.



High Writer
Lora Reynolds Gallery Austin, TX

Art Los Angeles Contemporary Solo Presentation
American Contemporary Los Angeles, CA

Candles and Games
Sept 7 - Nov 2, 2013
Lora Reynolds Gallery Austin, TX

Frank Selby: Misunderstanding
Oct 26, 2012 - Feb 10, 2013
Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art Winston-Salem, NC

some things never change
Mar - May 2012
Galerie Jeanroch Dard Paris, FR

True Believers
Oct 13 - Nov 12, 2011
The Apartment Athens, GR

to negotiate at a disadvantage
Oct 22 - Nov 21
Museum 52 New York, NY

NADA Art Fair Solo Presentation
Museum 52 Miami, FL

a house that will never be built
Galerie JeanRoch Dard Paris, FR

There, Not There (2-person Show with Jenn Selby)
Waterworks Visual Arts Center Salisbury, NC (AAM-Accredited) 

We Weren’t Never Here
Museum 52 New York, NY

John Connelly Presents New York, NY

Two Large Drawings
Toilet Gallery London, UK

MAFA Degree Show
Central St. Martins College of Art and Design London, UK

Frank Selby: New Work
Restaurant Supply Gallery Los Angeles, CA

Tall Tales and Sprawl Stories
Organic Los Angeles, CA




'I Am A Lie And I Am Gold' 
December 11, 2015 - January 11, 2016
Yossi Milo Gallery New York, NY

'personal, political, mysterious' 
November 9, 2013 - January 11, 2014
Lora Reynolds Gallery Austin, Texas

'Entropy' curated by Vassilios Doupas
November 1, 2013 - January 4, 2014
Galeri Zilberman Istanbul, Turkey

'In the Studio' 
September 8 - 30, 2013
Kunsthalle Athena Athens, Greece

'personal, political, mysterious' 
June 7 - September 7, 2013
The FLAG Art Foundation New York, NY

'Same Same But Different' 
November 22 - 25, 2012
Vacant Galleries Vienna, Austria

'Drawn From Photography'
June 21 - August 19, 2012
DePaul Art Museum Chicago, IL

'Projet Gutenberg'
January - March, 2012
Galerie Jeanroch Dard Paris, FR

'In- and Outside- Writing'
May 22 - July 2, 2011
Voorkramer Lier, Belgium

The Armory Show (Pier 94)
March 3 - 6, 2011
Museum 52 New York, NY

'Drawn from Photography'
February 18 - March 31, 2011
The Drawing Center New York, NY

'Art on Paper Biennial Exhibition'
November 7, 2010 - February 6, 2011
Weatherspoon Art Museum Greensboro, NC

'A Bright and Guilty Place'
June 11 - July 24
PayneShurvell London, UK

'Preconceived Iconography'
Museum 52 New York, NY

'Think Pink' Curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody
Gavlak Palm Beach, FL (with catalogue)

'When I Grow Up' (in collaboration with Daniel Arsham)
Galerie Jeanroch Dard & Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin Paris, FR (with catalogue)

'Instability: Art Interrogating Crisis'
Simmons Contemporary London, UK (with catalogue)

'Works on Paper'
Museum 52 London, UK

'Just What Are They Saying?' Curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody
Jonathan Ferrara Gallery New Orleans, LA (with catalogue)

Passed as Present'
York Art Gallery York, UK

'The End Begins: The Lodeveans Collection'
The Hospital London, UK

Museum 52 London, UK

'Assemblage I'
Museum 52 London, UK

Nehru Centre London, UK

'60 Seconds'
291 Gallery, Space-twotentwo London, UK

'Sorry, Steve' (Performance)
Victoria Miro Gallery London, UK

'The Inscriptive Ferret'
Space 44 London, UK

'Post-Postal' (also co-curated)
EuroArts Gallery London, UK

Transitions Gallery London, UK

'Twelve Between Sixth and Seventh' (also co-curated)
Restaurant Supply Gallery Los Angeles

'Young Team'
Organic Los Angeles




Whitney Museum of American Art - New York, NY

Weatherspoon Art Museum - Greensboro, NC

Blanton Museum - Austin, TX

Artists Pension Trust - New York, NY

Hiscox Collection - London, UK

Claude Berri - Paris, FR

The Sender Collection - New York, NY

The West Collection - Philadelphia, PA

The Lodeveans Collection - London, UK

The Anderson Collection - San Francisco, CA




The Brooklyn Rail "I Am A Lie And I Am Gold," March 4, 2016

New York Photo Diary "Review: Here And Now/There And Then: I Am A Lie And I Am Gold at Yossi Milo Gallery," February 12, 2016

The Charlotte Observer "Charlotte Ballet's Innovative Works gets a new collaborator," January 29, 2015

Artsy Editorial "10 Artists to Watch at Los Angeles Contemporary," January 27, 2015

The Charlotte Observer "New Artists Arrive at the McColl Center for Art + Innovation," September 10, 2014

Hürriyet Daily News "Disorder in the system questioned," November 5, 2013

Cool Hunting James Thorne, "Misunderstanding," January 8, 2013

Yes! Weekly Jordan Green, "What you see is not what you get in images of conflict," January 9, 2012

Salisbury Post Katie Scarvey, "Checking back in with artist Frank Selby," July 29, 2012

Artforum Summer 2011 (Eva Diaz)

The New York Times Karen Rosenberg, “Authorship or Translation? Notes Toward Redefining Creativity,” Feb. 25, 2011 

The New Yorker March 21, 2011 (Andrea K. Scott)

The Wall Street Journal March 19, 2011 (Lance Esplund)

Art & Antiques February 2011 (John Dorfman)

Art in America International Profiles: Claire Gilman, March 25, 2011 

Apostolos Mitsios, “Frank Selby at Gallery Jeanroch Dard,”, Sept. 28, 2009

Neel Chrillesen, “Frank Selby: Presence in Absence,” Cimaise, Spring 2009

Greg Lindquist, “Greg Lindquist on Frank Selby at Museum 52,” ArtCritical, May 2008

Sally O’Reilly, “Consequence,” Time Out London, August 6, 2007

Rebecca Geldard, “Rebecca Geldard’s Top Ten Shows in London,” Saatchi Gallery Online, August 2007

Sally O’Reilly, “The End Begins,” Time Out London, July 16, 2007

Samantha Hulston, “Consequence: Philip Hausmeier, Corin Hewitt, Hans Schabus, Frank Selby, Sara Van Der Beek, Brian Wills at Museum 52,” ArtVehicle, Issue 22 July 2007

Dolan Cummings, “The End Begins,” Culture Wars, July 2007

Angela Antunes, “Four Artists Court the King,” Gazeta Do Interior (Portugal), April 21, 2006

Sarah Akhurst, “Adventures in Art,” The Guardian Magazine, April 20, 2006

Matt Price, “Early Risers,” Flash Art Online, January 2006





'Art on Paper 2012' 
Weatherspoon Art Museum
Greensboro, NC




McColl Center for Art + Innovation, Charlotte, NC

Centro Cultural Raiano, Monsanto, Portugal
Month-long studio-based intensive residency




Master of Arts in Fine Art
Central St. Martins College of Art and Design
The University of the Arts London
London, UK

Bachelor of Fine Art
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM