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

Hunter College, Certificate of Curatorial Studies
Hunter College, Master of Fine Arts, Combined-media
Pratt Institute, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting

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, HU, 2003

• Ludwig Museum. Budapest, HU
• Mai Mano House of Hungarian Photography. Budapest, HU
• ColArt/Liquitex
• Transformazium Coll. Carnegie Library, Braddock, PA, US

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

Select Group Exhibitions:
2023 • Manhattan Graphics Center, New York, NY. Studies and Dissertations
2022 • Manhattan Graphics Center, New York, NY. Members Exhibition
2022 • The Royal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. Small Works
2021 • Art Toronto Fair, presented by Vellum Projects [Virtual-exhibit]
2021 • The Royal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. Twilight Procession
2021 • Orenda Gallery, New York, NY. Conceptual Abstraction [Virtual-exhibit]
2021 • Hot-Cabinet, Hot Afternoon Video Jam [virtual-exhibit]
2020 • Elisabet Ney Museum, Austin, TX. Suffrage Now: A 19th Amendment Centennial Exhibition
2019 • Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, NJ. All Animals Welcome  Link 
2019 • Æther Gallery, Sophia, BG. Sophia Art Week (SAW)
2019 • ArtsWestchester, Whiteplains, NY. The Chair Show
2018 • One Eyed Studios, Brooklyn, NY. What Are You Doing Here in the Dark, Susie?  Link
2018 • Local Project, LIC, NY. The Feeling is Mutual  Link
2017 • Steuben Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brookyn, NY. Warped  Link
2016 • Yashar Exhibition Space, Brooklyn, NY. Little Things
2015 • Index Gallery, Newark, NJ. Filmideo
2015 • Brooklyn Fireproof, Brooklyn, NY. Self-Love is Not Ego [Live-PRF.] Link
2014 • 205 Gallery, New York, NY. Hunter College MFA Thesis Exhibition
2014 • 2nd fl. Hunter College Art Gallery, New York, NY. A Dialogue Between a Head of Moss and a Bloom of Magnolia
2012 • Hunter College Times Square Gallery, New York, NY. The Amateur Astronomers Society of Voorhees Salon
2012 • 10 Days that Shook the World. Provincetown, MA. Iceman Dot Performance [Live-PRF.]  Link
2011 • Hunter College Times Square Gallery, New York, NY. Play It Again
2010 • Ludwig Museum, Budapest, HU. Unmistakable Sentences: The Collection Revisited
2010 • Grace Exhibition Space, Brooklyn, NY. DataDada  Link
2010 • Index Gallery, Newark, NJ. Rock Dreams: Artist Made Songs
2010 • Subterranean Arthouse, Berkeley, CA. Mythological Landscapes of the Body
2010 • NJ School of Architecture Gallery, Newark, NJ. Theater Town  Link
2010 • Harsimus Cemetery, Jersey City, NJ. In Spirited Company Link
2009 • Ludwig Museum, Budapest, HU. New Acquisitions: Rarely Seen Works
2009 • Janos Gat Gallery, New York, NY. Contemporary Hungarian Video Artists
2009 • Oualie Art, Newark, NJ. Unchartered Territories
2008 • Eyewash Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. Artwalking
2008 • NJ School of Architecture Gallery, Newark, NJ. The Westinghouse Project  Link
2008 • The White Box. New York, NY. The Dream of the Red Chamber Masquerade Ball
2007 • Janos Gat Gallery, New York, NY. Varia
2007 • The White Box Annex, New York, NY. Gamebird Sampler  Link
2007 • NJ School of Architecture Gallery, Newark, NJ. A Modified History of Downtown Newark Link
2007 • Grace Van Vorst, Jersey City, NJ. Cathedral Arts Festival
2006 • Red Saw Gallery, Newark, NJ. Schoner Arsche

2006 • Art in Odd Places, New York, NY Mis-Match  Link
2006 • Aferro Gallery, Newark, NJ. In Light  Link
2006 • Red Saw Gallery, Newark, NJ. Escaping Freedom
2006 • NJ School of Architecture Gallery, Newark, NJ. Jailhouse Revival
2005 • Kogart Museum, Budapest, HU. NECC- Female Identity in Eastern Europe
2005 • Prenelle Gallery, London, UK. Island Art Film and Video Festival
2004 • Anthology Film Archives; New Filmmakers Series, New York, NY. Long Distance
2004 • National Hungarian Film Festival. Urania Theater, Budapest, HU. Long Distance
2004 • Judson Memorial Church, New York, NY. April Showers
2004 • Van Brunt Gallery, New York, NY. AmBush
2004 • Chisholm Gallery, New York, NY. Peace Signs: The Anti-War Movement Illustrated
2003 • Hungarian Museum of Photography, Kecskemèt, HU. Taken in Hungary
2003 • White Box-The Annex, New York, NY. The Gun & Wound Show
2003 • Cynthia Broan Gallery, New York, NY. Recession Special: 99-Dollar Show
2002 • Dining Haul, Unpacked no. 4. New York, NY. Link
2002 • Chashama, New York, NY. Windows on 42nd Street
2001 • Palais Royal Jardin, Paris, FR. Regard Hongrois Link
2001 • Chashama, New York, NY. Blank-Box; Times Square
2000 • Cynthia Broan Gallery, New York, NY. Pet Show

2023 • Vellum Magazine Issue #27, The Materiality of Paper, Spring
2023 • Manhattan Graphics Center, Artist Talk with MGC Fall 2023 Cohorts, 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, 2/7/22
2022 • Juxtapoz Magazine, Instagram-Live Interview, 1/26/22
2021 • Liquitex, Instagram-Live Interview, 7/23/21
2020 • Vellum Magazine Issue #24, Human Nature    Link
2020 • Artblog, Art in the Time of Corona
2019 • RFB Editorial Director Michele Carlo gets the story behind the stories of “I ART NY” podcast hosts Izabela Gola and Rebecca Major. Radio Free Brooklyn, May edition, newsletter Link
2010 • Ludwig Museum, Budapest, HUN. Permanent Collection. exhibition brochure
2008 • Larry Walczak. Walking Williamsburg NY ARTS Magazine Vol. 13 No. 11/12, 2008 Link
2003 • Lost Gloves, Print City Kft publishers, HU. exhibition booklet

2003 • New York-i kesztyuk [New York Gloves–Transl.] Sept. 22, Nepszabadsag, HU. newspaper
2003 • From Choas to Order, Ludwig Museum, Budapest, HU. exhibition brochure
2003 • Talalt targyak muveszeti osztalya [Found Objects As Art -Transl.] Sept. 19. Metro. HUN. newspaper
2003 • Uj idoszaki kiallitasok. Sept. Muzeumi Hirlevel [Museum Exhibition News-Transl.] HU. magazine
2003 • “Kaosztol rendig [From Chaos to Order-Trans.] October, Foto Mozaik, HU. magazine
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 • Manhattan Graphics Center, M.G.C., Studio assistant, Spring
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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