Born 1974 in Washington, NC
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY


MFA The University of California, Berkeley, CA
BA in film The University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC


REDIVIDER, June 2 - July 16, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Skipping Over Damaged Area, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Spoilers, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
Paintings, Brodsky Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Based on True Events, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
The Brain of the Devil is an Unemployed Playing Field, AMT|Alberto Matteo Torri, Milan, Italy
Cliffhanger, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA
I Thought You Were Waving at Me, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA


Exposition Collection Gilles Balmet, École Supérieure d'Art Et Design, Grenoble, France 
Slow Hunch, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
I Love You So Much That Even When You Are Lying Next To Me I Miss You, National Arts Club, New York, NY
The Open Daybook, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
2010 Next Wave Art, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY (curated by Dan Cameron)
2008/2009 Robert Blackburn Printmaking Fellows, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY
The Rule of Typical Things, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Give Them What They Never Knew They Wanted, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
Champagne & Baloney, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC
Color Less Delicious, Nu'uanu Gallery, Honolulu, HI
It's Gouache & Gouache Only, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
Two Things at the Same Time, Peak Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Pierogi Flatfiling, Artnews Projects, Berlin, Germany
ZuzammenKunst, Galerie Hafemann, Wiesbaden, Germany
I'm Not Here. This Isn't Happening, Grimm/Rosenfeld, New York, NY
Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA Grant Recipients, Cue Art Foundation, New York, NY
MFA Selections, di Rosa Preserve, Napa, CA
Realms of San Francisco, Nakaochiai Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Associative Realms, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA
35th Annual MFA Thesis Exhibition, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
and now they aren't. but they are, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA
The Antics Road Show, Timbrespace, Los Angeles, CA
Books! Awesome!, Mimi Barr, San Francisco, CA
Fluid Exchange, California College of Art, San Francisco, CA
Triagonals, Triple Base, San Francisco, CA
Closer Than You Think, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francsico, CA
I Dart SF, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA
Monster Drawing Rally, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
The Peace Show, Adobe Bookshop, San Francisco, CA
Close Calls, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito,CA
Jim Gaylord & Eric Hongisto, PS 122 Gallery, New York, NY
Jim Gaylord, Peter Coe & Elizabeth Cooper, Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, CA
20th Annual Juried Exhibition, Pleiades Gallery, New York, NY (curated by Larry Rinder)
Grupo, Juice Design, San Francisco, CA (collaboration with Robert Gutierrez)
New Narrative Work, Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, CA
How to Win an Argument, Farley's, San Francisco, CA
Western, Studio Z, San Francisco, CA
Shelter/ Charts/ Territories, Balazo Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Somebody's Been in My House, Crucible Steel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Recent Digital Art, The Center For Electronic Art, San Francisco, CA
Debasement, San Francisco, CA


The Progressive Art Collection
The West Collection, Oaks, PA
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY


The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH
Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY
Printmaking Fellowship, Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop Project, New York, NY
Fellowship in Painting, New York Foundation for the Arts
The Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA Grant
Eisner Award in Art Practice, UC Berkeley


Kaiser-Schatzlein, Rob. "Interview: Jim Gaylord in Clinton Hill.” Two Coats of Paint, September 30, 2015.  
Steadman, Ryan. “7 Things to Do in New York’s Art World Before September 6.” New York Observer, September 18, 2015.
"Jim Gaylord Interviewed by Christian Maychack.” NY Arts Magazine, May 2013.  
Cheng, Dewitt. “Editorial Feature: Jim Gaylord.” Visual Art Source, December 2012.
Chun, Kimberly. “Damage Inspires Jim Gaylord’s Art.” San Francisco Chronicle, November 1, 2012.
Akel, Joseph. Skipping Over Damaged Area. Gregory Lind Gallery, October 2012.  
Mufti, Shahan. “The Art Machine.” Wired, December 2011, p. 122.
Earle, David P., editor. The Open Daybook. Mark Batty, 2010.
Garza, Evan J. "New & Noteworthy: Jim Gaylord.” New American Paintings, September 20, 2010.  
Hug, Scott, K48, No. 8, December 2010. 
Zevitas, Steven, editor. "Juror's Pick.” New American Paintings, No. 86, March - April, 2010, p. 44 – 47.
Baker, Kenneth. "Gaylord's Screen Memories.” San Francisco Chronicle, February 21, 2009. 
Amala, Isaac. "Jim Gaylord: Cliffhanger.” Flavorpill, February 5, 2009.  
Sherman, Arden. "Jim Gaylord.” Daily Serving, February 19, 2009.  
McQuaid, Cate. "Eclectic Show Spans Coasts and Styles.” Boston Globe, August 13, 2008. 
Dault, Gary Michael. "Two Things at the Same Time at Peak Gallery.” Globe and Mail, September 15, 2007.
Curcio, Seth. “Jim Gaylord.” Daily Serving, April 17, 2007.  
Gan, Stephen, editor. “Power House.” V Magazine, No. 44, 2007, p.87.  
Zevitas, Steven, editor. New American Paintings, 2007.
Johnson, Ken. "The Listings.” The New York Times, July 14, 2006.   
Amenoff, Gregory, editor. Joan Mitchell Foundation 2005 MFA Grant Recipients, April, 2006.  
TargetItoi, Kay. "Report from Tokyo.” Artnet, January 6. 2006. 
Berwick, Carly. "Jim Gaylord: I Thought You Were Waving at Me.” The Week, July 16 2004, p.27.  
Bing, Alison. "Jim Gaylord: I Thought You Were Waving at Me.” Art ePick, June 3 - July 17, 2004.  
Sherburne, Phillip. "Jim Gaylord: I Thought You Were Waving at Me.” Flavorpill, July 11, 2004.  
Refael, Sheila, editor, Swingset No. 4, 2004, p. 34- 35.
Nataraj, Nirmala. "Closer Than You Think.”, December. 2003.
Campbell, Jen, editor. Artist Profile,, issue 23, Summer. 2003.
Moules, Scott, editor. Artist Profile,, Summer. 2003.
Zevitas, Steven T. (editor), New American Paintings, No. 43, January - February, 2003, p. 78- 81.
Bing, Alison. "Inspiring Narratives.”, Art ePick, March 22 - April 24. 2003.