Ted Gahl
Born 1983, New Haven, Connecticut
Lives and works in Litchfield, Connecticut


MFA Rhode Island School of Design, 2010

BFA Pratt Institute, 2006




Towers, Romer Young Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Mind Reels, Halsey McKay Gallery, New York, NY

Beaumont Sur Mer, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY

Lights, Towards Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada


Ted Gahl, Galleri Jacob Bjorne, Aarhus, Denmark

New Jersey Devils, One River School, Englewood, NJ

Hibernation Anxiety, Retrospective, Hudson, NY


To be titled, Galleri Jacob Bjørn, Aarhus, Denmark

Solo presentation with Halsey McKay, NADA, New York

The Commuter, Mier gallery, Los Angeles, CA


Three Twains, Roads, a Beauty, Zach Feuer, Gallery 2, New York

Norfolk Road, Halsey McKay gallery, East Hampton, New York

Poignancy Point, CALENDAR CALENDAR, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Lines Like Legs, Ted Gahl/Gregory Kalliche, FJORD, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sundays (Like the Brightest Light in the Theatre Shining on an Empty Stage), Dogde Gallery, New York

La brosse du peintre, Cooper Cole Gallery, Toronto, Ontario


Gin Blossoms, Halsey McKay gallery, East Hampton, New York

Ted Gahl, The Peninsula School, Institute of Contemporary Art, Maine College of Art, Portland, Maine


Exposure: Ted Gah, solo presentation with DODGE gallery, EXPO Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Anybody, Ted Gahl/Nick Generous, Backspace, Peoria, Illinois


Night Painter, DODGE gallery, New York

Ted Gahl, Halsey McKay gallery, East Hampton, New York

Ted Gahl, Curated by 62nd Dimension, Green Gallery West, Milwaukee, Wisconsin


New Paintings, Ted Gahl/Tatiana Berg, Nudashank, Baltimore, Maryland


Winner By Default, Farmington Valley Arts Center, Avon, Connecticut




Oyster, Galerie Jacob Bjorn, Aarhus, Denmark

From Out Under, curated by Matthew Brown and Lucien Smith, Appointment Only, Los Angeles, CA

As If A Field Could Become Some Dream, curated by Brian Scott Campbell, No Place Gallery/Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH

After Exit, organized by Chadwick Gibson and Derek Paul Jack Boyle, Smart Objects, Landers, CA

Bech Risvig Collection, Vestjyllands Kunstpavillion, Videbaek, Denmark

Set Adrift on Memory Bliss, curated by Tessa Perutz, Pablo’s Birthday, New York, NY

WunderKammer, curated by Kristian Touborg and Soren Serj, KH7 Artspace, Aaarhus, Denmark


FFFFFiguration, curated by Jonathan Chapline, Never Gallery, Gothenburg, Sweden

For Lack of Better Words, curated by Zeb Mayer, Washington Art Association, Washington, CT

We Are the Ones, Curated by Galina Munroe, Simon Ganshorn and Jordan Kerwick, Carlsberg Byrons Galleri, Copenhagen, Denmark


Bill & Ted, Bill Adams & Ted Gahl, Freddy, Harris, NY

Character, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

Flat Fix curated by Ryan Steadman and Ryan Wallace, CODE, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Fool, curated by Westminster Waste, Rod Barton, London, England

Feedback of Desire, Romer Young Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Hightlight: Summer One, curated by Paul Efstathio, Hollis Taggart Gallery, New York, NY


Just a Snootful: Katherine Bradford and Ted Gahl, curated by Brad Hadjak, TB Projects, Provincetown, MA

Baudrillard’s America, Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago, IL

Suddently Last Summer, Longhouse Projects, New York, NY

The Negative Hand, Anonymouse Gallery, Ciudad de México, D.F.

New Digs, Ober, Kent, CT

Freedom Culture, curated by Graham Collins, The journal, Brooklyn, NY

; – ), V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

Works on Paper, Hunted Projects, Tilburg, Netherlands


Sorcerer’s Apprentice, Pablo’s Birthday, New York

24/7, curated by Alex Bacon and Harrison Tenzer, Monte Carlo, Miami, Florida

Volatile, Galleri Jacob Bjørn, Aarhus, Denmark

Ghost Current, curated by Ryan Wallace, V1 gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

Brush crusher, 353 West 48th Street, New York, New York

I’m Jealous of Your Failure, curated by Trew Schriefer, UIS Galleries, University of Springfield, Springfield, Illinois (catalogue)

Mental Furniture, organized by Petrella’s Imports, Night gallery, Los Angeles, California

Your General Store, organized by Jason Middlebrook, Santa Fe Biennial, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Marquee Moon, Thierry Goldberg, New York

Positively Marvillanous, Eric Firestone gallery, East Hampton, New York

Don’t Look Now, curated by 247365, Zach Feuer, New York

That’s the Neighbor, Always Dressing These Boulders in the Yar, curated by Torey Thornton, Suzanne Geiss Company, New York

All a Tremulous Heart Requires, curated by Brad Hajzak, ZieherSmith, New York

Dazed and Confused, Eric Firestone gallery, East Hampton, New York

Collection Gilles Balmet, Centre d’art contemporain de la ville de Fontaine/ École Supérieure d’Art et Design, Grenoble / Valence, France (catalogue)

The Age of Small Things, organized by Chuck Webster, DODGE gallery, New York


Farm Fresh, The Gallery, Lakeville, Connecticut

A Pinch of Saffron, Dash of Vermouth, DODGE Gallery, New York

Multiple Universal, curated by Christian Berman, Storefront, Brooklyn, New York

Bathers, organized by Ryan Schneider, Morgan Lehman, New York

Storytellers and Mystics, curated by Jennifer Sim, ACNY, Brooklyn, New York

Space Whole Karaoke, curated by Ethan Cook, Middlemarch, Brussels, Belgium

Spring/Break, curated by Adam Mignanelli, The Old School, New York

Ciudad Saudade, Reverse, Brooklyn, New York

Common Objects, David Shelton Gallery, Houston, Texas


Habeas Corpus, Halsey McKay gallery, East Hampton, New York

Caravan, CBG, Cornwall, Connecticut

Temperature, Projekt 722, Brooklyn, New York

Epiphanic Glow, curated by Brad Hajzak, Geoffrey Young gallery, Great Barrington, Massachusetts

Where My Cones At?, organized by Ryan Travis Christian, Double Break, San Diego, California and POVevolving, Los Angeles, California

Black Foliage, curated by Matthew Craven, 48 Bowery, New York, New York (July), Nudashank, Baltimore, Maryland

Daphne, curated by Liam Thomas Holding, FJORD, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Size Matters, DODGE Gallery, New York

The Final Frontier, curated by Matt Jones, 340 Morgan Ave., Brooklyn, New York

These Friends Three, THIS, Los Angeles, California

Once Emerging, Now Emerging: The Visitation, Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945 to 1980, curated by Aaron Wrinkle and Jean Milant, Cirrus gallery, Los Angeles, California


Gucci, Curated by 62nd Dimension, Michael Senise, and Tyler Roberts, CENTER, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Paper Chasers, Nudashank, Baltimore, Maryland

Ryan Travis Christian collaborates with…, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, Illinois

Word Problem, Curated by Jonathan Chapline and Emma Shapiro, Active Space, Brooklyn, New York

Go Figure, curated by Eddie Martinez, DODGE gallery, New York

Chain Letter, Samson Projects, Boston, Massachusetts

Shakedown, DODGE gallery, New York

Directional Float, curated by Brian Maller and Ashley Zelinskie, Curbs and Stoops, Brooklyn, New York

Out of Practice, Curated by Nudashank, Presented by Art Blog Art Blog, New York

Not The Way You Remembered, curated by Jamillah James, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, New York

West, Wester, Westest, Pt.2, Curated by Ryan Travis Christian, FFDG, San Francisco, California

Color Me Bad:  Joshua Abelow, Brian Michael Dunn, Ted Gahl, and Hugh Scott-Douglas, Nudashank Baltimore, Maryland

An Exchange with Sol LeWitt, catalog, curated by Regine Basha, Mass MOCA, North Adams, Massachusetts

Tompkins Projects West: Works on Paper, Dan Graham gallery, Los Angeles, California

2020, curated by May Wong, Above Second Gallery, Hong Kong, China


The Power of Selection 3, curated by Ryan Travis Christian, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, Illinois

Class Projects/Absolute Sellout, Partners and Spade, New York

If I Jump Off A Bridge, Will You Follow Me?, Edinburgh Arts Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland

Ten Years Hunting, Parker’s Box gallery, Brooklyn, New York

Power to the People, Feature Inc. New York

“Face on the Bar Room Floor, curated by Laura Swanson and Colin Williams, Gelman gallery

Chace Center, Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art, Providence, Rhode Island

Untitled, curated by Kristen Dodge, Black Sheep Projects, Providence, Rhode Island

Postcards From the Edge, Visual AIDS Benefit, Zieher Smith, New York


OutAuction GLAAD Benefit, Metropolitan Pavilion, New York

NotAbstract 1, Parker’s Box gallery, Brooklyn, New York

FamJam, curated by Lauren Mackler, Artfair ULTRA002, Omotesando, Tokyo

New Goth Paintings, Zuriel Waters, Jennifer Lee, Ted Gahl, Art Johnson Projects, Providence, Rhode Island

Impossible Exchange, organized by Brina Thurston, curated by Filipa Oliveira and Miguel Amado. Frieze Art Fair, London, England

Chromate, curated by Erik Parker, Nudashank, Baltimore, Maryland

Brit 4, curated by Holly Hughes w/ guest speaker Robert Bordo, The Spencertown Academy, Spencertown, New York

ONE NATION (UNDERGOD?), curated by Sara E. E. Young, Gelman gallery, Chace Center, Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art, Providence, Rhode Island


Rhode Island School of Design : MFA Painting, Sol Koffler gallery, Providence, Rhode Island

Real Party, Real Art Ways, Hartford, Connecticut


BPF 2, Transmissions gallery, Berkeley, California


Big Paper Faces, 2232, Oakland, California

Pratt Senior Juried Show, Hammerstein Ballroom, New York, New York


Food Chain, curated by the Brooklyn Art Collective, Built gallery, New York, New York




Steadman, Ryan, “The Body Is Back at the 2015 NADA Art Fair”, NY Observer, 5.15.2015

Indrisek, Scott, “Delusional Shopping at NADA NY”, Artinfo, 5.14.2015

Freeman, Nate, “NADA Art Fair: A Debate”, Vulture, 5.15.2015

Gottschalk, Molly, “Emerging Artists Hang With Top Collectors at NADA’s Best Edition Yet”, ARTSY 5.15.2015


Stopa, Jason, “ Ted Gahl: Three Twains, Roads, a Beauty”, Whitewall Magazine, December

Zevitas, Steven, “15 Artists to Watch in 2015”, Huffington Post, December

Indrisek, Scott, “7 Must-See Gallery Shows: From MFA Students to Warhol and Puryear, Artinfo, December

Zevitas, Steven, “Must-See Painting Shows: November/December 2014”, Huffington Post, November

Bell, Joshua, “Lines Like Legs – Ted Gahl and Gregory Kalliche at FJORD”, theartblog.org, August

Indrisek, Scott, “5 Must-See Gallery Shows”, Artinfo, July

Indrisek, Scott, “10 Must-See Summer Group Shows”, Artinfo, July

Hassell, Matthew, “One Burning Question with Ted Gahl”, NYARTS, July

Artspace Editors,“Our Guide to New York City’s Hottest Summer Shows”, Artspace, July

Indrisek, Scott, “Ted Gahl Offers Further Proof That Painting Ain’t Dead Yet,” BlackBook, February

Micchelli, Thomas, “Points of Contact: Small Works, Giant Steps,” Hyperallergic, February

Ebstein, Alex, “What Alex Saw: Bad Fog at Martos Gallery in Chelsea and Highlights from the Lower East Side.” bmore <art>, January

Cowansage, Corydon, “Interview: Ted Gahl,” ART HAPS, January

Mair, Moray, “Ted Gahl’s Paintings Draw From Memories And Dreams,” Mutantspace, January


Stevenson, Jonathan. “By Any Other Name: Casualism at DODGE,” Two Coats of Paint, October.

Burgett, Misha. “Common Objects: Artists Take on the Familiar,” Gulf Coast Mag, April.

Hooper, Rachel. “Painters’ Painters,” Glasstire, February.

Deliso, Meredith. ”Common Objects” at David Shelton gallery,” Houston Press, January.


Chapline, Jonathan. “Ted Gahl-Connecticut (Interview),” FFFFFFWalls, September.

Brennan, Valerie. “Ted Gahl (Interview),” Studio Critical, September.

Schwartz, Chip. “Fjord’s “Daphne” is Daft and Delightful,” The Art Blog, July.

Kimball, Whitney. “Road Trip: AFC Goes to Philly,” Art Fag City, July.

Abelow, Joshua.  “In Conversation: Joshua Abelow Interviews Ted Gahl,” NYARTS, June.


Stopa, Jason, “Of This Time Of That Place: Ted Gahl Paintings @ DODGEgallery,” WHITEHOT magazine, November

Rifkin, Mark, “Night Painter: Ted Gahl,” This Week in New York, November

Ebstein, Alex, “Up All Night: Q & A with Ted Gahl,” New American Paintings Blog, October

Halle, Howard, “Critic’s Pick: Top 5 Shows,” Time Out NY, October

Donovan, Bill, “Go Figure and Ted Gahl on the Lower East Side,” Beautiful/Decay, October

Chayka, Kyle, Martinez, Alanna, “Top 9 Shows to see this Week,” Artinfo, October

Kimball, Whitney, “October Gallery Preview,” Art Fag City, October

Yeldezian, Alexi, “Everything you need to know this week on New York’s Art Scene,” Guest of a Guest, October

Mielke, Brad, “Your October Art Walk,” Joonbug.com, October

Nathan, Emily, “New Art GALLERY RAMBLE,” Artnet, October

Miranda, Carolina, “This Week: Must-See Arts in the City,” WNYC, October

Ioli, Allison. “Not The Way You Remembered @ Queens Museum of Art,” WHITEHOT magazine, September

Rifkin, Mark, “Lower East Side Group Shows Summer 2011,” This Week in New York, July

Mak, Gerry, “New Art/Ted Gahl.” Lost At E Minor, April


“Ted Gahl’s Paired Down,” Beautiful Decay, November

Ted Gahl, Queens Museum of Art, Online Publication

Butler, Sharon, “Gahl and Berg @ Nudashank in Baltimore,” Two Coats of Paint, February