CV/Bio



Eric McDade
Born in Detroit, MI, 1971
Lives and Works in Philadelphia, PA

EDUCATION
MFA Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, 1999
BFA Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 1996

AWARDS
2005
Mural Arts Program Grant
2001
Mural Arts Program Grant

BIBLIOGRAPHY
“Big Kids/Little Kids” by John Freeborn
“Philadelphia Introductions: Eric McDade” by Andrea Kirsh
Random #10 by John Freeborn

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2011
"Nobody Digs Your Music but Yourself", Marginal Utility, Philadelphia, PA
2006
“More of the Same” Basekamp, Philadelphia, PA
“Let It Go, Already” University of Delaware, Wilmington, DE
2004
“More Exercises in Self-Pity” Oulous Repair Shop, Los Angeles, CA
2003
“More Exercises in Self-Pity” Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA
2002
“Gilded Sores” Painted Bride Art Center, Philadelphia, PA
2001
“More Reasons to Stay Inside” Spector Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2009
"A Quiet Forest" HPGRP Gallery, New York, NY
2008
“Happy Life” HPGRP Gallery, New York, NY
2007
“Ghost Boy” Ise Cultural Foundation, New York, NY


GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2011
"Rising and Falling" Butter Projects, Royal Oak, MI
2010
"Emergence" Bahdeebahdu, Philadelphia, PA
"The Tract House: A Darwin Addition" American Philosophical Society Museum, Philadelphia, PA
"Printable - Philagrafika" Seraphin Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
"Vernacular" Art Institute of Philadelphia Gallery
2009
"Please Be Welcome" Fuse Gallery, New York, NY
"Invented Memories: Anton Art Center, Mount Clemens, MI
"Race" Gallery Project, Ann Arbor, MI
"My Dog Speaks" Seraphin Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
"inSitu" 628, Philadelphia, PA
2008
“Big Kids/Little Kids” Traveling Exhibition: Philadelphia, New York, Los Angeles, Dallas, Raleigh
2006
“Test Patterns” Pinkard Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, MD
“Boobies” Falling Cow, Philadelphia, PA
2005
“Lubrica mi Vida” Diane Ashley Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
“Inhabit: An Apartment Installation” Inhabit Space, Philadelphia, PA
2004
“Red Dot 5” Spector Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
“(Re)masters” Spector Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
“November Coming Fire” Alley Culture, Detroit, MI
“One-Off!” Suave Lavanda, Philadelphia, PA
“Berlinerkunstsalon” Berlin, Germany
“Grubstake” Basekamp, Philadelphia, PA
“Two Enter and One Leaves” Year Project, Brooklyn, NY
“Building Alteration Project” Mildred Monroe Elementary, Baltimore, MD
“Sequenzen” Subspace Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
2003
“Factorial Debut” Oulous Repair Shop, Los Angeles, CA
“Red Dot 4” Spector Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
“Philly vs. New York” 222Gallery, Philadelphia, PA / Riviera, New York, NY
“Off the Wagon: Work by the ICA Crew” Space 1026, Philadelphia, PA
2002
“If it weren’t for you, I wouldn’t be where I am today” Window on Broad, Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
“Separations: Manufacturing Art / Skateboards” 222Gallery, Philadelphia, PA / Fourxfour, Hollywood, CA
“Hopscotch: Associative Leaps in the Construction of Narrative” Painted Bride Art Center, Philadelphia, PA
“Red Dot 3” Spector Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2001
“Red Dot 2” Spector Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
“Buffered” Basekamp, Philadelphia, PA
2000
“PopArtExperimentalParty” The Khyber, Philadelphia, PA
1999
“Dolls” Nexus Gallery, Philadelphia,PA
1998
Telenium, Philadelphia, PA
1997
“Fellowship of PAFA Centennial Exhibit” Museum of American Art, Philadelphia, PA
1996
“Linen” Willis Gallery, Detroit, MI
1995
Mask Gallery, Detroit, MI
Biegas Gallery, Detroit, MI
“Available Space” Warehouse Exhibition, Detroit, MI
1992
“Big Fat Art Show” First Unitarian Church, Birmingham, MI