CV: Rebecca Major
Place of Birth: Budapest, Hungary
Lives/works: New York City (NYC)

Certificate of Curatorial Studies, Hunter College, NYC
MFA, Combined-media, Hunter College, NYC
BFA, Painting, Pratt Institute, NYC

Residencies & Awards:
Manhattan Graphics Center (MGC), Artist Scholarship Program, Fall 2022
Liquitex Residency Program, 2021
AIM Program, Bronx Museum (Shortlisted) 2019
Ludwig Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest, Hungary, 2003

Liquitex / ColArt, Piscataway, NJ
Manhattan Graphics Center (MGC), NYC
Ludwig Museum. Budapest, Hungary
Mai Mano House of Hungarian Photography. Budapest, Hungary
The Hungarian Museum of Photography, Kecskemét, Hungary
Transformazium Coll. Carnegie Library, Braddock, PA

Solo Exhibitions:
2017 • Yashar Exhibition Space, NYC. Shirley Gloria
2015 • Thomas Hunter Project Space, Hunter College, NYC. Shirley Gloria
2003 • Ludwig Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest, Hungary. From Chaos to Order: Lost Gloves of New York City  Link   Link   Link
2001 • Mai Mano House of Hungarian Photography, Budapest, Hungary. Characters

Select Group Exhibitions:
2024 • Vizivárosi Gallery Budapest, Hungary. Csak a kép szamit [Only the Image Matters -Transl.]  Link
         • Manhattan Graphics Center (MGC), NYC. Members Exhibition
2023 • Manhattan Graphics Center (MGC), NYC. Studies and Dissertations
2022 • Manhattan Graphics Center (MGC), NYC. Members Exhibition
     • The Royal, NYC. Small Works  Link
2021 • Art Toronto Fair, Vellum Projects  Link
     • The Royal, NYC. Twilight Procession  Link
     • Orenda Gallery, Conceptual Abstraction [online-exhibit]
     • Hot-Cabinet, Hot Afternoon Video Jam [online-exhibit]
2020 • Elisabet Ney Museum, Austin, TX. Suffrage Now: A 19th Amendment Centennial Exhibition Link
2019 • Æther Gallery, Sophia, Bulgaria, Sophia Art Week (SAW)
     • Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, NJ. All Animals Welcome  Link 
     • ArtsWestchester, Whiteplains, NY. The Chair Show
2018 • One Eyed Studios, NYC. What Are You Doing Here in the Dark, Susie?  Link
     • Local Project, NYC. The Feeling is Mutual  Link
2017 • Steuben Gallery, Pratt Institute, NYC Warped  
2016 • Yashar Exhibition Space, NYC. Little Things
2015 • Index Gallery, Newark, NJ. Filmideo
     • Brooklyn Fireproof, NYC. Self-Love is Not Ego [performance]  Link
2014 • 205 Gallery, Hunter College Art Gallery, NYC MFA Thesis Exhibition
     • Digital Media Collective, Hunter College Art Gallery, NYC. Dialogue Between a Head of Moss and Bloom of Magnolia curated by Alan Longino Link
2012 • Hunter College Times Sq. Gallery, NYC. Amateur Astronomers Society of Voorhees Salon Curated by Emmy Catedral
     • 10 Days that Shook the World. Provincetown, MA. Iceman Dot Performance [performance]  Link
2011 • Ludwig Museum, Budapest, Hungary. Unmistakable Sentences: The Collection Revisited Link
     • Hunter College Times Square Gallery, NYC. Play It Again
2010 • Grace Exhibition Space, NYC. DataDada  Curated by Henry SanchezLink
     • Index Gallery, Newark, NJ. Curated by Lowel Craig Rock Dreams: Artist Made Songs
     • Subterranean Arthouse, Berkeley, CA. Mythological Landscapes of the Body
     • NJIT, Newark, NJ. Curated by Matt Gosser Theater Town  Link
     • Harsimus Cemetery, Jersey City, NJ. In Spirited Company Link
2009 • Ludwig Museum, Budapest, Hungary. New Acquisitions: Rarely Seen Works
     • Janos Gat Gallery, NYC. Contemporary Hungarian Video Artists
     • Oualie Art, Newark, NJ. Unchartered Territories
2008 • Eyewash Gallery, NYC. Artwalking
     • NJIT School of Architecture Gallery, Newark, NJ. The Westinghouse Project  Link
     • The White Box. NYC. The Dream of the Red Chamber Masquerade Ball
2007 • Janos Gat Gallery, NYC. Varia
     • The White Box Annex, NYC. Gamebird Sampler Curated by Alisoun Meehan
2007 • NJIT School of Architecture Gallery, Newark, NJ. A Modified History of Downtown Newark Link
     • Grace Van Vorst, Jersey City, NJ. Cathedral Arts Festival
2006 • Index Gallery, Newark, NJ. Schoner Arsche

     • Art in Odd Places, NYC Mis-Match  Link
     • Aferro Gallery, Newark, NJ. In Light   Link
     • Index Gallery, Newark, NJ. Escaping Freedom
     • NJIT School of Architecture Gallery, Newark, NJ. Jailhouse Revival
2005 • Kogart Museum, Budapest, Hungary. NECC- Female Identity in Eastern Europe
     • Prenelle Gallery, London, UK Island Art Film and Video Festival
2004 • Anthology Film Archives; New Filmmakers Series, NYC. Long Distance
     • National Hungarian Film Festival. Urania Theater, Budapest, Hungary. Long Distance
     • Judson Memorial Church, NYC. April Showers
     • Van Brunt Gallery, NYC. AmBush
     • Chisholm Gallery, NYC. Peace Signs: The Anti-War Movement Illustrated
2003 • Hungarian Museum of Photography, Kecskemèt, Hungary. Taken in Hungary
     • White Box-The Annex, NYC. The Gun & Wound Show
     • Cynthia Broan Gallery, NYC. Recession Special: 99-Dollar Show
2002 • Dining Haul, Unpacked no. 4. NYC. Curated by Alisoun Meehan
      • Chashama, NYC. Windows on 42nd Street
2001 • Palais Royal Jardin, Paris, France. Regard Hongrois Link
     • Chashama, NYC. Blank-Box; Times Square
2000 • Cynthia Broan Gallery, NYC. Pet Show

2023 • Vellum Magazine Issue #27, The Materiality of Paper
   • Manhattan Graphics Center (MGC), Youtube; archived artist talk w/ Robin Sherin, 4/19/23
2022 • Elephant Magazine, Bring Home Rebecca Major’s Thought-Provoking Swirls of Colour, 3/18/22 Link
2022 • Art and Cake Magazine, The Art of the Doodle, 2/7/2022
   • Juxtapoz, Instagram-Live; archived artist-talk w/ Juxtapoz editor Evan Pricco, 1/26/2022
2021 • Liquitex, Instagram-Live; archived artist-talk w/Rebecca Bryne 7/23/2021
2020 • Vellum Magazine Issue #24, Human Nature  Link
   • Artblog, Art in the Time of Corona
2019 • Radio Free Brooklyn, May newsletter RFB Editorial Director Michele Carlo gets the story behind the story of “I ART NY” podcast hosts Izabela Gola and Rebecca Major
2010 • Ludwig Museum, Budapest, HU. Permanent Collection. exhibition brochure
2008 • Larry Walczak. Walking Williamsburg NY ARTS Magazine Vol. 13 11/12/08 Link
2003 • Lost Gloves, Print City Kft publishers, HU. [exhibition booklet]
   • New York-i kesztyuk [New York Gloves–Transl.] 9/22/03 Nepszabadsag. [Hungarian press]
   • From Choas to Order, Ludwig Museum, Budapest, HU [exhibition brochure]
   • Talalt targyak muveszeti osztalya [Found Objects As Art -Transl.] 9/19/03, Metro [Hungarian press]
   • Uj idoszaki kiallitasok. Sept. Muzeumi Hirlevel [Museum Exhibition News-Transl.] [Hungarian press]
   • “Kaosztol rendig [From Chaos to Order-Trans.] Oct. Foto Mozaik [Hungarian press]
2001 • Regard Hongrois, Hungarian Photographers: In the Garden of the Palais Royal, PAULKER publishers. exhibition catalog Link 

Writing Penned by Rebecca Major:
Copy, Translate, Repeat. Exhibition catalog essay. Hunter College New York, NY, 2018
In Preparation: On the Curatorial Experience at Hunter. The Artists Institute & Hunter College, New York, NY, 2015
Open Work in Latin America, New York & Beyond: Conceptualism Reconsidered, 1967 –1978, Liliana Porter Interview. Exhibition catalog essay. Hunter College, New York, NY. 2012

Professional Activities: Exhibitions Curatorial Assistant:
The Hare with Amber Eyes, Jewish Museum, New York, 11/2021-5/2022
George Segal's Monumental Sculpture Abraham and Isaac, Jewish Museum, New York, 6/2019-2/2022
Copy, Translate, Repeat; Contemporary Art from the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros,,
205 Hudson Gallery, New York, Feb.-April 2018

Other Related Professional Activities (New York, NY):
2023-24 • Manhattan Graphics Center (MGC), Studio assistant
2019-21 • The Jewish Museum NY, Curatorial intern
2019-21 • I Art New York - Podcast, Co-producer/co-host
2018 • CUE Art Foundation, Development intern
2018 • Dieu Donné Org., Administrative intern
2015 • Hunter College, Visiting guest lecturer at ceramics seminar class
2014 • Hunter College, Woodshop manager; Fall
2014 • Hunter College, Teaching Assistant; Fall Seminar w/ Prof. Nari Ward
2013 • Hunter College, Teaching Assistant; Spring Seminar w/ Prof. Nari Ward
2009 • International Center of Photography, I.C.P., Teaching Assistant; Summer

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