Solo Shows

2017

“David Downs” Betterday, Santa Fe, NM

2016

“Color and Light” Flatiron Arts Building, Chicago, IL

2011

“Xacbe: Traces of the Light Beyond” Mink & Arce Gallery, Chicago, IL

2006

“Age and Decay” The Lucky Cat, New York, NY

 

Select Group Shows

2021

Grommit Open Studios, Chicago, IL

2019

Terrain Biennial, Chicago, IL

Biennial 30 South Bend Art Museum, South Bend, IN

“This is where we draw the line” Uptown Arts Center, Chicago, IL

“Material Objectivity” Baby Blue Gallery, Chicago, IL

2018

Uptown Arts Center, Resident Group Show, Chicago, IL

2016

“Suffragate Social” Spudnik Press, Chicago, IL

“Conceptualize/Realize” Marwen Institute, Chicago, IL

2015

“Marwen Art Fair” Marwen Institute, Chicago, IL

2014

“[re]claimed” Semeiotic Gallery, Chicago, IL

“Marwen Art Fair” Marwen Institute, Chicago, IL

2011

“Artifice & Ambiguity” Mink & Arce Gallery, Chicago, IL

2010

“New American Landscape” Las Manos Gallery, Chicago, IL

“The Evidence Against Us” Las Manos Gallery, Chicago, IL

2009

“die Zeit of Drawing” Climate/Gallery, New York, NY

“New Works” Las Manos Gallery, Chicago, IL

“Deck Deck Deck” APW Gallery, New York, NY

“New Photographs” Las Manos Gallery, Chicago, IL

2005

“Emily Rosen and David Downs” Dick Blick Gallery, New York, NY

 

Published Works, Printed Exhibitions, Interviews:

2021

Hopper Prize Interview

2019

Bad at Sports, ”Material Objectivity” Top Weekend Pick (1/10-1/16)

2018

Voyage Chicago interview

WERKS video interview

2017

Barbed Magazine, issue 5

Average Art Magazine, March issue

2017

Polonium No3: Work (Sprocketbox Entertainment/Polonium Gallery)

2014

Polonium No2: NonObject (Sprocketbox Entertainment/Polonium Gallery)

Polonium No1: Sentiment (Sprocketbox Entertainment/Polonium Gallery)

2012

Figure Face Identity (Sprocketbox Entertainment)

2011

International Dictionary of Artists (World Wide Books)

2010

David Paul Downs, Recent Works (Sprocketbox Entertainment)

New American Landscape (Sprocketbox Entertainment)

die Zeit of Drawing (Climate/Gallery)

 

Awards and Residencies:

2021

Hopper Prize Finalist

2010

Community Arts Assistance Program (CAAP) Grant