Vivienne Griffin
b. 1975, Dublin, Ireland
Lives and works in London, UK

EDUCATION
2009 MFA, Hunter College, with the support of a Fulbright Scholarship, New York, NY
2004 BFA, Crawford College of Art and Design, Cork, Ireland

SOLO & TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2017 I As In Us, Vivienne Griffin & Cian McConn, The National Museum of Contemporary Art,
  Bucharest, Romania
2015 She Said, Bureau, New York
2014 The Nostalgia of an Object and the Pain of Glass, Vilnius, Lithuania 
  Like Nature But Not, Four to Seven, Riga, Latvia
2013 The Me Song For Now Here, Bureau, New York, NY
2008 Vivienne Griffin and Kate V. Robertson, Subletters Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2007 The Possibilities are Endless, Four Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016
Survival Kit 8, Latvian Center for Contemporary Art, Riga, Latvia
2015 Artists’ Voices, Centre d’édition contemporaine, Geneva, Switzerland
  Exit, Stuttering & Nebula, kim? Contemporary Art Centre, Riga, Latvia
  Pangrammar, P!, New York, NY
  DAY MOON, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY
  Two Different Ways to do Two Different Things cur. by Susanna Callegari, Kristen Lorello
  Gallery, New York, NY
2014 Lina Lapelyte's Hunky Bluff (feat. costumes by Vivienne Griffin & Cian McConn), Serpentine
  Galleries, London, UK
 
Tin Type, with Cian McConn, EC1&WC1 Galleries, London, UK
 
Drop Everything, with Cian McConn, Inish Oirr, Ireland
2013 An Annotated Exhibition, Hilary Crisp, London, UK
 
No Sorries in the Circle, Coleman Projects, London, UK
  Bureau at LISTE 18, Basel, Switzerland
  Desire, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, NY
  Performance with Cian McConn & Kaspars Groshevs, Tintype Gallery, London, UK
  Monsalvat, Bureau, New York, NY
2012 Performance with Cian McConn, Cafe Oto, London, UK
  Performance with Cian McConn & Kaspars Groshevs, Chisenhale Studios, London, UK
  The Show House, The Show House (temporary project space), London, UK
  Bureau at NADA, Miami, FL
  Day of the Dead, The Old Vic Tunnels, London, UK
 
Drop everything, Inish Oirr, Ireland
  A Performance with Cian McConn The Sculpture Building, RCA, London, UK
  Open Book, cur. Nigel Rolfe, Testbed, Battersea, London, UK
2011 Tropical Heat, cur. Mette Kjaergaard Praest, Henry Moore Gallery, RCA, London, UK
2010
Solid State, Bureau, New York, NY
2009 Everything Must Go, Century Plaza Shopping Mall, Birmingham, AL
2008 Altered States, Francis Lewis Gallery, New York, NY
2007 House Projects, Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, New York, NY
  Chashama, With Art Collective Dos Pestaneos, New York, NY
  Group Show with Dos Pestaneos, Go Go Gallery, Miami, FL
2006 X-MASS the spot, Draíocht Arts Centre, Blanchardstown, Dublin, Ireland
  The Vaults, The Fenton Gallery, Cork, Ireland
2005 The Concourse, Dun Laoghaire/Rathdown Civic Office, Dublin, Ireland
  Passing Through, Glucksman Gallery, UCC, Cork, Ireland

AWARDS & GRANTS
2011 Artist in Residence, Summer Academy, Žagarė, Lithuania
2009 Fulbright Scholarship
  Artist in Residence, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, VA
2008 Travel and Mobility Award, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, VA
2006 Artist in Residence, Carlow Arts Festival, Eigse, Ireland
  Irish Arts Council Professional Development and Training Award
2005 Irish Arts Council Award Travel Award
  Bank of Ireland Arts Centre Millennium Scholars Award
  Artist in Residence, Artconnexion, Lille, France

SELECTED PRESS
2016 Anna Kudron & Eszter Boklov, ‘The Dead Beat Poet,’ Philosophy No. 7, Spring/Summer 2016,
  pp. 24-29
  Darren Jones, ‘The Good, the Fad, and the Ugly: Writing the Wrongs in Text-Based Art,’
  Artslant, February 18
2015 Blake Gopnik, ‘THE DAILY PIC (#1395): i’ Blakegopnik.com, September 22
  Orit Gat, ‘Vivienne Griffin,’ Frieze Magazine No. 171, p. 221, May
  Emmalea Russo, 'Darkly Iridescent: Vivienne Griffin at Bureau,' artcritical.com, March 25
2013 Will Heinrich, 'Vivienne Griffin: The Me Song for Now Here at Bureau,' GalleristNY, March 12
  Georgia Wells,' Everything Goes: Vivienne Griffin's all-consuming art,' Modern Painters, p.27
  March
  'Vivienne Griffin,' Goings on About Town, The New Yorker, March

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, Cork, Ireland