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2017

  • Divided, August 31 – October 6, 2017, Texas A&M University, 6300 Ocean Drive, Corpus Christi, TX
  • art of facts, Brian Dettmer, February 7 – April 28, 2017, Schingoethe Center of Aurora University, 347 S. Gladstone Ave. Aurora, IL

2016

  • Dodo Data Dada, September 8 – October 15, 2016, PPOW, 535 W. 22nd Street, New York, NY 10011

2015

  • Antisocial Media, New Book Work, May 8 – June 27, 2015, Packer Schopf, 942 W. Lake Street, Chicago, IL 60607
  • Turn the Page – featured artist, May 1 – May 2, 2015, Turn the Page Artists’ Book Fair, The Forum, Norwich, United Kingdom

2014

  • Knowledge in Depth, December 11 – March 1, 2015, Morris Museum of Art, 1 Tenth Street, Augusta, GA 30901
  • A Decade of Book Sculpture, July 12 – September 14, 2014, Hermann Geiger Foundation, Piazza Guerrazzi 32/33 Cecina, Italy

2013

  • Elemental, October 25 – December 15, 2013, Haverford College, 370 Lancaster Avenue, Haverford, PA 19041
  • Elemental, May 30 – August 18, 2013, Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, 2200 Parks Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
  • Featured Artist with Kinz + Tillou, March 7 – 10, 2013, VOLTA NY, 82 Mercer, New York, NY 10013
  • Elemental Selections, February 1 – April 28, 2013, Fullerton Public Library, 353 West Commonwealth Avenue, Fullerton, CA 92832

2012

  • ElementalOctober 20, 2012 – January 5, 2013, MOCA GA, 75 Bennett Street, Altanta, GA
  • Brian Dettmer, April 20 – May 28, 2012, University of Maribor Library, Gospejna ulica 10, Maribor, Slovenia
  • Brian Dettmer, Selected WorksFebruary – March 2012, Jewish Community Center, 3200 California Street, San Francisco, CA
  • Textonomy, February 1st – March 31st, 2012, Toomey Tourell Fine Art, 49 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA

2011

  • Paper Back, November 4 – 20, 2011Packer Schopf, 942 W. Lake Street, Chicago, IL
  • Brian Dettmer, Altered Books, May 19, 2011 – June 11, 2011, Kinz + Tillou, 526 West 26th St., Suite 416, New York, NY

2010

  • New Worlds to Conquer, November 20, 2010 – January 15, 2011, Saltworks, 664 11th Street NW, Atlanta, GA
  • Ex Libris, May 27 – July 31, 2010, MiTO, Rosselló 193, Barcelona, Spain,

2009

  • Brian Dettmer– solo show at Impulse, December 3 – 6, 2009, Pulse Art Fair, The Ice Palace, 59 NW 14th Street, Miami, FL
  • New Mixed Media, September 1 – 30, 2009, Toomey Tourell Fine Art, 49 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA
  • Adaptations, April 3 – May 9, 2009, Packer Schopf, 942 W. Lake Street, Chicago, IL

2008

  • Brian Dettmer, May 3 – June 14, 2008, Kinz, Tillou + Feigen, 529 W. 20th Street, 11th Floor, New York, NY
  • The Cemetery of Forgotten Books, January 31 – March 8, 2008, MiTO, Rosselló 193, Barcelona, Spain,

2007

  • Brian Dettmer, October 23 – November 30, 2007, Elgin College, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin, IL
  • Remixed Media, July 3 -– August 11, 2007, Toomey Tourell Fine Art, 49 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA
  • Postoperative, February 2 – April 20, 2007, International Museum of Surgical Science, 1524 N. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL
  • Remnants, January 15 – February 8, 2007, Harper College, 1200 W. Alqonquin Rd., Palatine, IL

2006

  • Second Nature, November 30, 2006 – January 6, 2007, Art & Idea, 529 W. 20th Street, Floor 7, New York, NY

2005

  • Altered States, December 9, 2005 – January 14, 2006, Aron Packer Gallery, 118 N. Peoria, Chicago, IL

2004

  • Book Work, July 15, 2004 – September 15, 2004, Digitas, 111 E. Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL

2003

  • Book Work, Dissections and Excavations, November 21 – December 27, 2003, Aron Packer Gallery, 118 N. Peoria, Chicago, IL

Group

2017

  • Concrete, Paper, and Plasticnew works by Anthony Adcock, Brian Dettmer, and Michael Dinges, Aron Packer Projects at Chicago Gallery News Chicago, IL, November 3 – December 23rd, 2017
  • Book Art: A Novel IdeaThe Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ, October 27, 2017 – March 4, 2018
  • The Internal Machine, October 6 – December 16, 2017, The Center for Book Arts, New York, NY
  • The Brask Collection, September 9, 2017 – February 18, 2018, J.F. Willumsens Museum- Frederikssund, Denmark
  • Turn the Page: The First Ten Years of Hi-Fructose, 6/11/17 – 09/17/17, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
  • Deep Cuts: Contemporary Paper Cutting, 2/25/17 – 5/21/17, Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH
  • Turn the Page: The First Ten Years of Hi-Fructose, 2/10/17 – 05/07/17, Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH
  • Cut Up/ Cut Out, 12/18/16- 3/5/17, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA

2016

2015

2014

  • Odd Volumes, 11/7/14 – 2/01/15, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
  • Behind the Personal Library, 10/11/14 – 12/20/14, The Center for Book Arts, New York, NY
  • Art Without Waste, 9/11/14 – 9/25/14, New York Institute of Technology, New York, NY
  • The Skull Show, 6/12/14 – 8/31/14, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
  • Paper As Art, 5/23/14- 8/24/15, The Cornell Museum of Art and American Culture, Delray Beach, FL
  • Collective 2 Design Fair, 05/08/14 – 05/11/14, Wexler Gallery, Skylight at Moynihan Station, New York, NY
  • Ex Libris, 04/04/14 – 06/15/14, J. Johnson Gallery, Jacksonville Beach, FL
  • Boundless: The Book Transformed, 04/04/14 – 8/10/14, Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum, Mesa, AZ
  • Intertwined, 03/24/14 – 06/01/14, The University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, IL
  • Once Upon a Time, 03/24/14 – 5/30/14, California State University, Fresno, CA
  • Obsessive Reductive, 02/01/14 – 3/30/14, San Francisco Museum of Craft and Design, SF, CA

2013

  • A Human Document, 12/04/13 – 5/25/14, Pèrez Art Museum Miami, Miami, FL
  • Fan Club, 10/19/13 – 3/16/14, MIAM Museum, Sète, France
  • The Illuminated Library, 9/21/13 – 10/17/13, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
  • Summer Reading, 7/18/13 – 8/24/13, The Hole, New York, NY
  • Drawing Inside the Perimeter, 6/26/13 – 9/22/13, The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
  • PaperWorks, 6/15/13 – 10/26/13, Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA
  • Rebound: Dissections and Excavations in Book Arts, 5/23/13 – 7/6/13, Halsey Institute, Charleston, SC
  • Brave New World, 5/18/13 – 07/21/13, Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, Mt. Vernon, IL
  • Exploring Media, 3/19/13 – 4/11/13, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL
  • Rube Goldberg’s Ghost, 2/28/13 – 5/3/13, Glass Curtain Gallery of Columbia College, Chicago, IL
  • The Art of the Book, 1/25/13 – 2/22/13, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA
  • E-merge: Contemporary Atlanta Artists, 1/24/13-12/31/13 Hartsfield-Jackson Int’l Airport, Atlanta, GA
  • Hey! Modern Art & Pop Culture, 1/13 – 8/13, Musée de la Halle Saint Pierre, Paris, France

2012

  • Re-conTEXT: Book as Object, 10/30/12 – 11/20/12, Allegheny College, Meadville, PA
  • Out of Print, 9/13/12 – 11/25/12, Bakersfield Museum of Art, Bakersfield, CA
  • Chattanooga Gems, 8/25/12 – 10/21/12, Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN
  • 40 Under 40, 7/20/2012 – 2/3/2013, Smithsonian Museum, Renwick Gallery, Washington, D.C.
  • Beaten & Bound, 5/26/12 – 8/26/12, Lubeznik Center for the Arts, Michigan City, IN
  • A Cut Above: 12 Paper Masters, 5/10/12 -6/24/12, Christopher Henry Gallery, New York, NY
  • The Art of the Book, 4/17/12 – 5/31/12, Seager Gray Gallery, Mill Valley, CA
  • Rock, Paper, Scissors: Process & Perception, 1/19/12 – 2/29/12, Aurora University, Aurora, IL

2011

  • Extreme Materials 2, 10/23/11-1/15/12, Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY
  • Bookish, 9/25/11-1/15/12, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
  • S L O W Show, 9/23/11 – 10/14/11, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA
  • BRP Paper, 9/8/11-10/16/11, Black Rat Projects, London, England
  • The (Un)framed Photograph, 7/6/11 – 9/10/11, The Center for Book Arts, New York, NY
  • Book Arts Invitational, 6/9/11 – 9/3/11, Hudgens Center for the Arts, Duluth, GA
  • Cut, 6/5/11 – 8/7/11, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL
  • Paperwork in 3D, 5/15/11 – 10/30/11, Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, VT
  • Old Souls (Reincarnated Objects), 5/6/11 – 6/25/11, Wexler Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
  • Paper Cuts, 1/27/11–2/24/11, Fullerton College, Fullerton, CA
  • Movers and Shakers, 1/22/11– 3/19/11, MOCA GA, Atlanta, GA
  • T_XT_RT, 01/13/11 – 02/22/11, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2010

  • The Book: A Contemporary View, 12/22/10 – 4/17/11, DCCA, Wilmington, DE
  • The Slice, 11/20/10 – 12/15/10, AA Gallery, London, England
  • Art on Paper 2010, 11/7/10 – 2/06/11, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
  • The Cutting Edge, 10/7/10 – 11/12/10, Valle Orti, Valencia, Spain
  • Skin, 6/10/10 – 9/26/10, Wellcome Collection London, England
  • Holland Paper Biennial, 6/06/10 – 9/12/10, Museum Rijswijk, Rijswijk, Netherlands
  • Paper Cut, 5/07/10 – 6/20/10, KOP, Graphic Design Festival Breda, Breda, Netherlands
  • Open Book, 4/05/10 – 6/15/10, Eastern Michigan University Art Gallery, Ypsilanti, MI
  • Substitute Teacher, 3/05/10 – 5/16/10, The Contemporary, Atlanta, GA
  • Hi Fructose 5th Anniversary Show, 3/13/10 – 4/04/10, Copro Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • Beyond Words, 1/17/10 – 5/30/10, Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI

2009

  • Slash: Paper Under the Knife, 10/07/09 – 04/04/10, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY
  • Valencia.Art, International Art Fair, 10/01/09 – 10/04/09, w/ MiTO Gallery, Valencia, Spain
  • On, Of or About: 50 paper works, 09/22/09 – 10/22/09, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX
  • Prozess, 8/17/09 – 8/21/09, Lyons Wier, New York, NY
  • All American, 07/11/09 – 10/31/09, Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake City, UT
  • A Flood of Pictures, 06/19/09 – 08/01/09, Saltworks, Atlanta, GA
  • Deviate, 05/22/09 – 06/27/09, Schroeder Romero, New York, NY
  • Papershapers, 04/11/09 – 05/20/09, Scion Space, Los Angeles, CA
  • Inappropriate Covers, 04/11/09 – 05/24/09, Brown University, Providence, RI
  • Novel Ideas, 03/7/09 – 05/31/09, Oakville Galleries, Toronto, Canada
  • The Book Borrowers, 02/24/09 – 06/14/09, Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue, WA
  • All Over the Map, 02/15/09 – 05/09/09, Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
  • Cutters, 01/29/09 – 03/14/09, Hunter College, New York, NY

2008

  • Bridge Berlin, International Art Fair, 10/30/08 – 11/02/08, w/ Toomey Tourell, Berlin, Germany
  • Banned & Recovered, 8/15/08 – 11/26/08, San Francisco Center for the Book, San Francisco, CA
  • Domestica, 4/5/08 – 5/4/08, Edward Day Gallery, Toronto, Canada
  • Selects, 1/24/08 – 2/16/08, Romo Gallery, Atlanta, GA
  • HereThereEverywhere, 1/19/08 – 4/6/08, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL

2007

  • Urtopia, 8/09/07 – 09/02/07 Edward Day Gallery, Toronto, Canada
  • Another Story, 8/12/07 – 10/07/07 Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
  • Singularity in the Communal Tide, 5/13/07 -715/07 Pierro Gallery, South Orange, NJ
  • Clarence Morgan, Nancy Blum, Brian Dettmer, 4/26/07 -06/02/07 Romo Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2006

  • Brian Dettmer and Mark Crisanti, 6/17/06 – 7/8/06 Aron Packer Gallery- Michigan, Three Oaks, MI
  • Silk Road Oasis, 6/01/06 – 9/30/06 Chicago Tourism Center, Chicago, IL
  • Interregno, 4/27/06 Art & Idea, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Reconstructing the Mundane, 3/17/06 – 5/05/06, Unit B Gallery, San Antonio, TX
  • Heart Pounder, 2/11/06 – 3/05/06, Hotcakes Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

2005

  • Project Storm, Auction, 10/8/05 Mackey Gallery, Houston, TX
  • Think Small!, curated-Robert Sill, 9/10/05 – 2/3/06 Illinois State Museum Lockport Gallery Lockport, IL
  • The 4th Book & Paper Arts Triennial, 7/15-8/27/05 Center for Book and Paper Arts, Chicago, IL
  • The Chicago Solution Show, 6/1/05 – 6/25/05 ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL
  • Think Small!, curated-Robert Sill, 3/20/05 – 7/31/05, Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL

2004

  • Think Small!, curated-Robert Sill: 10/17/04 – 1/14/05 Illinois State Museum Chicago Gallery, Chicago, IL
  • Disparate Visuals, 2/14/094 -3/11/04 Northern Michigan Univ. Art Museum, Marquette, MI

2003

  • New Vibrations, curated- Thomas Plum, 10/3/03 – 11/8/03 A & D Gallery, Chicago, IL
  • If you don’t follow the creative process you screw up, 8/1/03 – 9/1/03 Glass Curtain Gallery, Chicago, IL
  • Politics as Usual, Group Show: 7/16/03 – 8/23/03 Aron Packer Gallery, Chicago, IL
  • Zounds, curated- Jeremy Biles, 3/9/03 – 4/19/03, The Hyde Park Art Center Chicago, IL