Ann Toebbe Resume


Born: 1974 Cincinnati, OH
Lives: Chicago, IL

2005 Universitat der Kunst Berlin, DAAD, Germany
2004 M.F.A. Yale School of Art, Yale University
1997 B.F.A. Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH
1995 Parson’s School of Design, NY Studio Program, NYC

2011 Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
2010 Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston, MA
2008 Branch Gallery, Churches, Durham, NC May
2007 ThreeWalls, Stained Glass, Chicago, IL
2003 537 Gallery, After School Days, Cincinnati, OH


2008 Grandma, AfterModern, San Francisco, CA traveling to Brooklyn Fire Proof, Brooklyn NY
2006 The Idea of Death is Tormenting Me, Brooklyn Fire Proof Inc., Brooklyn, NY


2008 Bellwether, Curated by Shannon Stratton, Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia PA
The Artists' Project, Artopolis, Around the Coyote, Chicago, IL
The Souvenir Show, The Gift Shop Project Space, Chicago, IL
2007 You are in My Space, Gallery 2, Chicago, IL
The Big Bang, Curated by Julie Langsam, Spaces, Cleveland, OH
Constellation, Curated by Michelle Beckett, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
Table Tops, Curated by Deborah Hesse, Haskins Laboratory, New Haven, CT
Subreality, AfterModern, San Francisco, CA
Work from the Flatfile, Gala Benefit, Art Space, New Haven, CT
2006 Darling Project, Wendy Cooper Gallery, Chicago, IL
One Year Anniversary Exhibition, AfterModern, San Francisco, CA
NOVA, Brooklyn Fire Proof Inc., Chicago IL
Selections, Work from the Flatfile, Artspace, New Haven, CT
2005 My Perspective, Curated by Steven Zevitas, Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston, MA
Drama, Romance, Loneliness, Narcissism, and Other Diseases of the Soul, Curated by Chris Bogia, and Jen DeNike, Massimo Audiello Gallery, NY
2004 Hallowed Halls, Curated by Chip Tom, Marc Selwyn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Yale School of Art Gallery, New Haven CT
2003 Selections, Work from the Flatfile, Art Space, New Haven, CT
2002 Art Basel-Miami, Ambrosino Gallery, Miami, FL
Emerging New York Artists, Curated by John O'Conner,Arno Maris Gallery, Westfield State College, Westfield, MA
2001 Passing Through: 11 New York Artists, Curated by Sarah Brennamen, Shaqab
College of Design Art, Doha, Qatar and Virginia Commonwealth University
2000 Benefit Auction, Bellwether Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Flatfiles, Bellwether Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2000 Snapshot, Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD
1999 Crunchberg, Videoland Art Gallery, New York, NY
Rough House, 338 West 38th St., New York, NY
Night of 1,000 Drawings, Artists Space, New York, NY
1998 Rough House 13, Brooklyn Brewery, Brooklyn, NY
1997 BFA Exhibition, Reinberger Gallery, Cleveland, OH
Independent Show, Reinberger Gallery, Cleveland, OH
1996 Independent Show, Reinberger Gallery, Cleveland, OH
1995 Open Studios, New York Studio Program, New York, NY


2007 Illinois Council for the Art, Finalist Award
Chicago Dept. of Cultural Affairs, Community Arts Grant
2005 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
2004 DAAD Scholarship, Universita!t der Kunst Berlin, Germany
2003 Jacob K. Javits Fellowship
Schoelkopf Travel Grant, Yale University
2000 Skowhegan Summer Fellowship
1996 Bernadette and David E. Davis Award, Sculpture Dept., Cleveland Institute of Art


2008 Bamberger, Alan, "San Francisco Gallery Openings",, January 25
2007 Waxman, Lori, "Ann Toebbe",, November
Camillieri, Julien, Ann Toebbe, "Stained Glass", Time Out Chicago, November 1
New American Painting, featured artist, Issue 71
Birke, Judy, Haskins' artists find enriching inspiration in tops of tables, New Haven Register, July 29, 2007
2006 Laemoa, Stephanie, "Critics Picks," San Francisco Chronicle, December 2006
Asper, Colleen, "The Idea of Death is Tormenting Me," Beautiful Decay, Issue O
2005 McQuaid, Cate, “In a group show, artists embrace a faux nai!ve style," The Boston Globe, July 29, 2005 Korotin, Joyce, “Drama Romance Loneliness at Massimo Audiello'" The New York, February
2003 Cincinnati Enquirer, Critics Picks, May 30 and June 6
City Beat, “Look Here! Art, Artists, etc”. Vol 9, Issue 34 Jul 2-Jul8

2000 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Painting
1995 Chautauqua School of Art, Sculpture
1994 Chautauqua School of Art, Sculpture

2006 STIFF, Gallery 40000, Chicago IL,
2004 "Laying Doggo", Brooklyn Fire Proof, Brooklyn, NY

2006 Weinburg, Lauren, "Stiff," Time Out Chicago, August 3-9 2000
Workman, Michael, "Ann Toebbe (you won't get stiffed)," Top 5 List, Newcity, July 20, Chicago, IL
2004 Maine, Stephen, “Dateline Brooklyn”,, August


2008 "Adaptation", review, Beautiful Decay, Issue W
"Interview with Case Simmons and Simon Burke", Beautiful Decay, Issue W
"Chris Millar", Beautiful Decay, Issue V
2007 "Sympathy for The Devil", review, Beautiful Decay, October
"Interview with Matthew Higgs", Beautiful Decay, October
"Interview with Ai Kijima, Beautiful Decay, Issue R
2006 Deitch Issue: "Interview with Brad Kahlhamer," Beautiful Decay, Issue Q
"Sabrina Raaf at Wendy Cooper," review, Beautiful Decay, Issue P
"Ben Foch and Eli Stalmans at Gallery 40000, review, Jacob Hoshimoto at Rhona Hoffman Gallery," BAT, Issue 2