Born in Ramsey, New Jersey, 1979.
Currently lives and works in New York, NY.
2016 Between here and now, Castor Gallery, New York, New York 2016
2015 (Un)governed Spaces, Schmucker Gallery, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
2014 (Un)governed Spaces, Usdan Gallery, Bennington College, Bennington, Vermont
2013 Highway (catalog), Flashpoint Gallery, Washington, DC
2013 (Un)governed Spaces, Republic Gallery, Paris, France
2010 Spring Solos, Arlington Art Center, Arlington, Virginia
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS AND ON-SITE PROJECTS
2016 (Un)governed Spaces, Aligarh University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
2015 Seeing the Elephant, Sandra and David Bakalar Gallery, Massachusetts
College of Art and Design, Boston, Massachusetts
2014 Road Trip: The American Landscape through the Windshield, Brattleboro Art Museum
2014 Select, Washington Project for the Arts, Artisphere Gallery, Washington, DC
2013 (e)merge art fair (Washington, DC), Flashpoint Gallery, Washington, DC
2013 Dialogue: Past, Present, Future, The College of New Jersey Art Gallery, Ewing, New Jersey
2013 Art With Atmosphere, Arizona Children’s Museum, Mesa, Arizona
2012 Instability, Wilson Chapel, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York
2012 Washington Realism, Carroll Square Gallery, Washington, DC
2011 Wet Paint, Southern Ohio Museum of Art, Portsmouth, Ohio
2011 On the road, Arlington Art Center, Arlington, Virginia
2011 Drive by, Project 4 Gallery, Washington, DC
2010 The roads they traveled, Arthuna Temple Site, Arthuna, Rajasthan, India
2009 Seven Perspectives, Peter Stremmel Gallery, Reno, Nevada
2009 Introductions, Hidell Brooks Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina
2008 Bridge Art Fair, Kidder Smith Gallery, Miami, Florida
2008 On the street, Kingston Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
2008 Arthouse, Lowell, Massachusetts
2007 Holyoke Center Exhibitions, Harvard University, Cambridge Massachusetts
2007 Susan Eley Fine Art, New York, New York
2006 Particular Places, Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, Connecticut
2005 Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, New York
2005 Red, University Place Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts
2004 Reauchambeau, Moreau Art Gallery, St. Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Indiana
SELECTED AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS, & RESIDENCIES
2016 La Tunca Foundation Residency, Argentina (forthcoming)
2015 Ucross Foundation Residency, Ucross, Wyoming
2015 La Tunca Foundation Residency, El Salvador
2013, 2014 MUSE Fellowship, The College of New Jersey
2011 Hybrid Art Projects Residency, El Zonte, El Salvador
2010 Fulbright-Nehru Senior Research Award, Council for International Exchange of Scholars
2010 Sanskriti Kendra Residency Fellowship, Delhi, India
2010 American Scandinavian Foundation Artist Grant
2010 Royal Norwegian Embassy in Washington, DC, Artist Grant
2010 Sandarbh International Residency, Partapur, Banswara (Rajasthan), India
2009 Neerja Modi International Art Camp Fellowship, Jaipur, India
2009 Saint Botolph Club Foundation Emerging Artist Award
2004 Stonehouse Residency for the Contemporary Arts, Miramonte, California
Nebe, Eric (Ed.). Vein Magazine (Spain), Issue No. 6, March, 2016.
“Gregory Thielker.” Artists and Illustrators (UK), March 2016 issue.
Bogojev, Sasha. “Studio Visit: Gregory Thielker’s Paintings of Roads Through Rainy Car Windows.”
Hi-Fructose.com, February 17, 2016.
Bromwich, Kathryn. "Painting the view from a rainy-day road trip - in pictures." The Guardian,
January 16, 2016.
“Greatest Hyperrealistic Artists of 2015.” Buzzfeed, September 30, 2015.
O’Donnell, Meghan. “Afghanistan brought to Schmucker art gallery.” The Gettysburgian, September 16,
Jorgensen, David. “Panorama of Afghanistan displayed at Gettysburg College.” The Evening Sun,
September 9, 2015.
“Celebrate India at The Bakalar & Paine Galleries at MassArt in Boston.” INDIA New England (US),
September 8, 2015.
Sandoz-Voyer, Emilie (Editor). From Rain to Rainbows. San Francisco: Chronicle, 2015. Print.
Caseley, Laura. “Photorealistic Paintings Highlight The Beauty Of Something Completely Ordinary.”
ViralNova, November 23, 2014.
Lindholm, Jane. “Art and Anthropology in Afghanistan.” Vermont Public Radio (NPR), Nov. 20, 2014.
Smee, Sebastian. “Week ahead: Theater – Arts.” The Boston Globe. November 12, 2014.
“(Un)governed Spaces- an exhibition by Gregory Thielker and Noah Coburn.” Allegra: A Virtual Lab of
Legal Anthropology. September 14, 2014.
Mattioli, Giulia. “Il realismo dell’illustrazione.” La Stampa (Italy), June 27, 2014.
Seven, John. “(Un)governed Spaces at Bennington College maps Afghanistan in photos and stories,”
The Berkshire Eagle, October 23, 2014.
Coburn, Noah. “Conflict, Post-conflict, Pre-conflict: Afghan Fears about 2014,” Cultural Anthropology,
March, 2014 (illustration).
Coburn, Noah. “Afghanistan is a Mess and Other Lies that You Have Been Told,” Anthropology News,
June, 2013. (illustration).
Judkis, Maura. “Non-Smithsonian exhibits for ‘nonessential’ workers during the government shutdown.”
The Washington Post. October 1, 2013.
Gilbert, Sophie. “Editor’s Pick: The Best Washington Art Shows and Events in September.” The
Washingtonian, September 4, 2013.
Landau, Lauren. “Art beat with Lauren Landau, September 23.” WAMU 88.5 (NPR), September 23,
Simon, Axelle. “(Un)governed Spaces: La mémoire vive d’Afghanistan du duo Gregory Thielker et
Noah Coburn.” MyArtAgenda.com, September 17, 2013.
Radiomarais. “(Un)governed Spaces- Interview de Benjamin @ Republic Gallery.” Radiomarais,
(France), September 17, 2013.
Nigatu, Heben. “27 Stunning Works of Art You Wont Believe Aren’t Photographs.” Buzzfeed,
June 4, 2013.
Abdul-Alim, Jamaal. "Diverse in India: Fulbright Scholar Sketches Scenes along Superhighway
Between Delhi, Kolkata." Diverse Issue in Higher Education, September 9, 2011.
Jenkins, Mark. "Gallery Opening: Drive by," The Washington Post, February 4, 2011.
Wideman, John Edgar. "Always raining somewhere, said Jim Johnson," p. 65, Harper's Magazine,
February, 2011 (illustration).
Pisa, Pierluigi. “I paesaggi vivono nei finestrini dell'auto” La Repubblica (Italy), October 19, 2010.
Read, Max. “These are not photographs” Gawker.com. October 15, 2010.
“Weekly art websites: Paintings so real-looking you won’t believe they weren’t taken with a camera.”
The Independent (UK), June 29, 2010.
New American Paintings, South Edition, Issue 88, 2010.
Singh, Abhilasha. “When water is a theme.” India Daily News and Analysis (India), December 27, 2009.
Berner, Megan. “Magnificent Seven,“ Reno News & Review, November 26, 2009.
Studio Visit Magazine, Vol. 3, Open Studio Press, 2009.
McQuaid, Cate. “Seeing Red,“ The Boston Globe, January 11, 2006.
VISITING ARTIST LECTURES
Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 2015
University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 2015
Scripps College, Claremont, California 2015
Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 2015
Bennington College, Bennington, Vermont 2014
Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire 2014
Bennington College, Bennington, Vermont 2014
George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, 2014
American University, Washington, DC 2013
George Washington University, Washington, DC 2013
University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 2012
The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey 2012
College of Art, Delhi University, New Delhi, India, 2010
Tajasvini Mahila College, Partapur, Rajasthan, India 2010
Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, Massachusetts (critic) 2009
Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine 2009
Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington 2007, 2012
Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts 2006
Culver-Stockton College, Canton, Missouri 2004, 2005
Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, MFA 2005
Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts, BA 2002
Assistant Professor of Art, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey 2012 - 2015
Adjunct Studio Art Professor, Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts 2006 – 2009
Oil on Canvas
120 x 160 cm
Oil on Canvas
120 x 120 cm