photo credit: Daniel Jaesik Lee
Andrew Holmquist (b. 1985, Northfield, MN) received his BFA (2008) and MFA (2014) from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Recent solo presentations of the artist’s work have been presented at Galerie Lefebvre & Fils, Paris (2022), Five Car Garage, Los Angeles (2022), Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago (2019), and Johannes Vogt Gallery, New York City (2019) with a forthcoming solo presentation slated for spring 2024 at Galería Karen Huber, Mexico City.
His work was included in the 2015 edition of the biannual juried exhibition Ground Floor at the Hyde Park Art Center, a survey of the best work created by MFA degree recipients in the Chicago area. In 2016 he was invited to participate in the Vancouver Arts Festival, where his work was featured in the exhibition Drama Queer, examining the queer perspective in contemporary art. 2017 saw his paintings included in the exhibition Eternal Youth at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. He has had exhibitions in Chicago, LA, NYC, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Nashville, Williamstown, Vancouver, Berlin, and Paris.
His work is in the permanent collections of Rachofsky Collection at The Warehouse, Dallas, the Illinois State Museum, the Providence College Collection, the University of Illinois, the University of Chicago, the Joan Flasch Artist Book Collection, as well as the JPMorgan Chase Art Collection, The Progressive Art Collection, the BMO Harris Art Collection, the Fidelity Art Collection, and the First Midwest Bank Collection.
His work will be featured in the forthcoming book, Internet/Art: From the Birth of the Web to the Rise of NFTs, written by Omar Kholeif and published by Phaidon.