Education

1999                      BFA, Theatre Arts, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO (Steven Ladd)

Awards/Honors/Residencies

2018                      Guest Artists at Après SCAD, Savannah College of Art and Design, Lacoste, France

                                 Visiting Artists Program at Anderson Ranch Arts Center,  Snowmass Village, CO

                                 National Endowment for the Arts Visual Arts Panelist (Steven Ladd)

2017                      Barbara and Donald Tober Foundation Grant, New York, NY

2016                      National Endowment for the Arts Visual Arts Panelist (Steven Ladd)

                                Savannah College of Art and Design Visiting Artists Residency, Savannah, GA

2015                      Brooklyn Arts Council Community Arts Fund Grant, Brooklyn, NY

2014                      Parrish Art Museum Artists-In-Residence, Water Mill, NY

                                 Barbara and Donald Tober Foundation Grant, New York, NY

                                The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, New York, NY

2012                      BOFFO Fire Island Art Camp, Fire Island Pines, NY (Steven Ladd)

2010                      The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts Grant, New York, NY

Solo Exhibitions

2018 Welcome to Santo Poco!, Cristina Grajales Gallery, New York, NY                     

2016 Chapel: Spirit and Flesh, Ahmanson Collection Gallery, Irvine, CA (catalogue)

                                 Blood Bound, SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, GA

2015                      Mary Queen of the Universe, Miami Dade College Museum of Art + Design, Miami, FL

                                 Scouts or Sports?, Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO

                                 Chapel, The Invisible Dog Art Center, Brooklyn, NY

                                 Mary Queen of the Universe, Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, NY (catalogue)

2014                      Steven and William Ladd, Belger Crane Yard Studios, Kansas City, MO

                                 Function and Fantasy, Mingei International Museum, San Diego, CA

2012                      Shaboygen, The Invisible Dog Art Center, Brooklyn, NY (catalogue)

2011                      9769 Radio Drive, The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI (catalogue)

2007                      Shadow Tower, Greenlease Gallery, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO

Performances

2016                      Cowboys and Indians, Rockwell Museum, Corning, NY (September 2016)

2015                      Dad n Lad, Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO (October 23)

                                Grand Opening 2300 ° Glassmaking Design, The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY (March 21)

2014                      Faith, Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, NY (October 1)

                               Volcano, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY (July 11)

                                Ant Infestation, Mingei International Museum, San Diego, CA (February 3)

                                Volcano, Mingei International Museum, San Diego, CA (February 5)

2013                      Volcano and Dad, Kering, New York, NY (April 4)      

2012                      Ant Infestation, The Invisible Dog Art Center, Brooklyn, NY (September 15)

                                 Dad, The Invisible Dog Art Center, Brooklyn, NY (September 15)

                                 Dad, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY (June 5)

2011                      Obstacle, The Invisible Dog Art Center, Brooklyn, NY (May 14)

2009                      Stack Infection, The Invisible Dog Art Center, Brooklyn, NY (December 14)

Collaborative Projects

2015                      Micro Myth Confessions; Anne Austin Pearce Chapel Residency, New York, NY (September 12)

                                 Chapel @ 2300 °, GlassLab Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY (March 20)

2013                      GlassLab, Musée des Arts décoratifs, Paris, France (October 26)

2012                      GlassLab, Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY (August 28 and 29)

2008                      GlassLab, Design Miami, Miami, FL (December 2 and 6)

                                GlassLab, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York, NY (June 2)

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017                      The Times, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY

2016                      40 for 40: Anniversary Highlights From The Rockwell Collection, The Rockwell Museum, Corning, NY

                                 Summer School: Contemporary Art, Contemporary Kids, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY

                                 Rise and Shine, Cristina Grajales Gallery, New York, NY

2015                      Childhood Games, Cristina Grajales Gallery, New York, NY

2014                      NYC Makers, The MAD Biennial, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY (catalogue)

                                 Supercool Glass, Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, VT

                                 Something About a Tree, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY

                                 New. New York, Essl Museum Contemporary Art, Klosterneuburg, Austria (catalogue)

2012                      Making Ideas: Experiments in Design at GlassLab, The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY

                                Bad For You, Shizaru, London, England (catalogue)

                                Watch Your Step!, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY

2011                      Obstacle, The Invisible Dog Art Center, Brooklyn, NY

                                 January White Sale, Loretta Howard Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue)

2010                      Hunt and Chase, Salomon Contemporary, South Hampton, NY (catalogue)

                                Think Pink, Gavlak, Palm Beach, FL (catalogue)

2009                      In Stitches, LTMH Gallery, NY (catalogue)

                                Re-Accession: For Sale By Owner, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY

2008                      Design! Life! Now!, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX (catalogue)

2007                      Pricked! Extreme Embroidery, The Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY (catalogue)

                                 What’s Your Hobby?, The Fireplace Project, East Hampton, NY (catalogue)

2006                      Design! Life! Now!, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York, NY (catalogue)

2004                      Le Cas Du Sac, Musée de la Mode et du Textile, Paris, France (catalogue)

Commissions

2016                      Public Art Commission, Lesson of Encouragement, mural made with nearly 1,000 people in metro Atlanta (8 x 32 ft.), Papier-mâché paint, varnish, metal, wood, Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta Falcons Stadium Company, LLC, Atlanta, GA

2015                       Public Art Commission, Fabulous Phil, mural made with 1,100 people in the Downtown Brooklyn (40 x 40 ft.), Papier-mâché, paint, varnish, glass, metal, wood, City Point, Washington Square Partners & Acadia Realty Trust, Brooklyn, NY

2009                      Private Art Commission, Invisible Dog Chandelier, chandelier created from materials found onsite (10 x 8 x 4 ft.) Trimmings, metal trinkets and buckles, The Invisible Dog Art Center, Brooklyn, NY

2007                      Private Art Commission, Library Tower, stack of 8 boxes with sublevels of accessories and objects, Dimensions Variable, Board, fiber, silver, beads, Shelley and Philip Aarons, New York, NY

Bibliography/Print Media

2017                     Lesson of Encouragement, pamphlet made for the Atlanta Scrollathon and commission, Atlanta, GA

2016                      John Silvis, “Chapel: Spirit and Flesh,” Chapel, catalogue of solo exhibition, Irvine, CA, April 23 - July 18, 2016. 9 - 44. (Curated by John Silvis)

                               Aaron Levi Garvey, “Steven and William Ladd: Blood Bound,” SCAD deFINE ART, group exhibition catalogue with artists listed, portrait, biography, essay and photographic plate, Savannah, GA, February 16 - 19, 2016. 15 and 40.  (Curated by Aaron Levi Garvey)

                               Anne Tschida, “Brothers in Life and Art,” Miami Herald Vol. 113 No .167 Entertainment, review of solo museum exhibition, Miami, FL, February 28, 2016. 6M and 7M. (curated by Terrie Sultan). http://www.miamiherald.com/entertainment/visual-arts/article62702232.html

                              Christian Portilla, “Brothers’ ‘Scrollathon’ Teaches Miami-Dade Students How To Turn Trash Into Art,” Miami Herald Neighbors, Miami, FL, February 28, 2016. 1, 12 and 13. http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/education/article62501242.html

                               Fabulous Phil, pamphlet made for the City Point Scrollathon and commission, Brooklyn, NY

                               Kwok Noise (aaaaahhhhhhhhhhh), pamphlet made for the Miami Scrollathon,  Miami, FL

2015                     Lyrica Taylor, “Steven and William Ladd,” Warp and Weft, Chain Stitch and Pearl, group exhibition catalogue with artists listed, photographic plates, and essay,Irvine, CA, 2015. 5, 10, 14, 38 - 39. (Curated by John Silvis)

                              Alexandra Lange, “The New Wing at Corning Museum of Glass Invites the Light,” The New York Times, profile on the Corning Museum of Glass and our performance there, March 12, 2015. https://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/15/arts/design/new-wing-at-corning-museum-of-glass-invites-the-light.html?_r=1

                              Sarah Bryan Miller, “Ladd Brothers Come Home for St. Louis Art Museum Show,” Sunday Post-Dispatch  A&E, St. Louis, MO, October 25, 2015. D1 and D4. http://www.stltoday.com/entertainment/arts-and-theatre/culture-club/steven-and-william-ladd-come-home-to-st-louis-with/article_95f449f8-38b7-5a20-b1b3-6fdb6afcd585.html

                              1960s TV Dinner, pamphlet made for Parrish Scrollathon, Watermill, NY, 2015

                              “Steven and William Ladd: Scouts or Sports?,” Saint Louis Art Museum: Currents 111, pamphlet made for exhibition Scouts or Sports? At Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO, 2015 (curated by Simon Kelly)

                               Joyce Beckenstein, “Old Belts and Fishing Tackle Transformed,” The New York Times N.Y. / Region / Long Island, review of Mary Queen of the Universe at Parrish Art Museum, January 9, 2015. https://mobile.nytimes.com/2015/01/11/nyregion/a-review-of-alan-shields-in-motion-and-steven-and-william-ladd-mary-queen-of-the-universe-at-the-parrish-art-museum.html?_r=1&referrer=

2014                     Ted Loos, “Sibling Revelry,” Architectural Digest Vol. 71 No. 11, New York, NY, November, 2014. 24 and 84. NYC The MAD

                               Makers Biennial, group exhibition catalogue with artists listed and photographic plates, New York, NY, July 1 - October 12, 2014. 34, 137 and 138. (Curated by Jake Yuzna)

                                Lowery Stokes Sims, “Some Meditations,” Steven and William LADD: Mary Queen of the Universe, catalogue of solo museum exhibition, Watermill, NY, 2014 (curated by Terrie Sultan).

2012                     Bad For You, group exhibition catalogue with artists listed and photographic plate, London, England, 2012. 1 and 79. (Curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody)

                               John Silvis, “Climbing the Family Tree,” New. New York, group exhibition catalogue with artists listed, photographic plates, and two essays, New York, NY, November 23 - January 4, 2012/2013. 3, 8 – 23, 21. (Curated by John Silvis)

                               Andrea Codrington Lippke, “Steven and William Ladd,” New. New York, group exhibition catalogue with artists listed,  photographic plates, and two essays, New York, NY, November 23 - January 4, 2012/2013. 144 - 153.  (Curated by John Silvis)

                               New York Magazine, Crossing the Line advertisement with photograph, New York, NY, August 27 - September 3, 2012. 99.

                               Robert Ayers, “Watch Your Step,” ARTnews Vol. 111 No. 8, group exhibition review, New York, NY, September 2012. 20 and 109. (Curated by Stephanie Roach)

                              Terrie Sultan, “The Everyday Undone,” Steven and William Ladd: Shaboygen, catalogue of solo exhibition, Brooklyn, NY

                              Marcia Morse, “Steven and William Ladd: The Contemporary Museum,” Sculpture Vol. 31 No. 1, review of solo museum exhibition, Washington, DC, January - February, 2012. 5 and 67. (curated by James Jensen)

                              A. C. Lee, “Oh, Brothers,” The New York Times Vol. CLXI No. 55,894 The Weekend Arts, listing of exhibition Shaboygen at The Invisible Dog Art Center, New York, NY, September 14, 2012. C29. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/14/nyregion/big-movies-for-little-kids-on-governors-island.html?_r=0

                             Lizzie Simon, “Thinking Inside the Box,” The Wall Street Journal Vol. CCLX No. 59 Arts &  Entertainment, New York, NY, September 10, 2012. A26. https://www.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10000872396390443921504577641830678978936?mg=reno64wsj&url=http%3A%2F%2Fonline.wsj.com%2Farticle%2FSB10000872396390443921504577641830678978936.html

2011                     January White Sale, group exhibition catalogue with artists listed and photographic plate, New York, NY, January 13 –February, 2011. 3 and 53. (Curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody)

                              “Steven and William Ladd: 9769 Radio Drive,” FLUX Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, 2011 Spring. 78. 

                               Janet Koplos, “Steven and William: Show and Tell,” Steven and William Ladd: 9769 Radio Drive, catalogue of solo museum exhibition, Honolulu, HI (curated by James Jensen)

2010                     Hunt & Chase, group exhibition catalogue with artists listed and photographic plate, East Hampton, NY, July 11 - August 15, 2010. 3 and 31. (Curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody and James Salomon)

2009                      In Stitches, group exhibition catalogue with photographic plate, New York, NY, November 12 – December 19, 2009. 52.(Curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody)

2008                     Brenda Tham, “Case Anatomy,” OFFICIEL Singapore No. 007, Singapore, April 8, 2008. 2, 198 - 205. 

2007                     David Revere McFadden, “Whatever is Well Said by Another is Mine,” Pricked Extreme Embroidery, group exhibition catalogue with artists listed, photographic plates, and essay, New York, NY, November 8 – March 9, 2007/2008. 56 and 103. (Curated by David Revere McFadden)

                                Lily Kane, “Your New Best Friends,” American Craft Vol. 67 No. 06, New York, NY, December – January, 2007/2008. Cover, 8 and 60-69. LINK

                                Ellen Lupton, “Collect Connect Protect Display: Framing, The Art of Jewelry,” Metalsmith Vol. 27 No. 4, Eugene, OR, 2007. 50 and 57. (Curated by Ellen Lupton)

                               Elyse Allen, “Pricked: Extreme Embroidery,” Selvedge Issue 22, review of group exhibition, London, UK, 2007. 3 and 90. (curated by David Revere McFadden)

2006                     Design Life Now, group exhibition catalogue with artists listed, photographic plates, and essay, New York, NY

2005                     “Ladd Brothers Making Big Splash in NYC Competitive World of High Fashion,” CBC Today: Christian Brothers College High School, Saint Louis, MO,  Summer. 13.

2004                     Le Cas Du Sac, group exhibition catalogue with artists listed, Paris, FR, 2004. 5. (Curated by Olivier Saillard)

                               “Eyespy: Top Team-ups The Likely Ladds,” Dazed & Confused Vol. 11 No. 11, London, UK, March 4

                                Nicole Phelps, “Magnificent Obsession,” ELLE No. 327, New York, NY, July. 42. 

2003                     Clang, “The Ladd Brothers,” WERK Comme des Garcons No.8, Singapore, 2003/2004 Autumn/Winter. 106 – 133

2000                     Jane, cover photograph of Madonna in a beaded environment by the artists, New York, NY, March 2000. Cover and 22. 

                                Ocean Drive, cover photograph of Madonna in a beaded environment by the artists, Miami, FL, December 2000. Cover.

Radio/Television

2016                     Hsuan-Yu Pan, Ladd Brothers Mural at City Point, BRIC TV, Brooklyn, NY (December 12)

                                Jeanine Ramirez, A Behind the Scenes Look at City Point, Spectrum News NY1, New York, NY (October 17)

                                Traci Cloyd, Tom Joyner Morning Show, WHQT Hot 105 FM, Miami, FL (February 16)

2015                     Steve Potter, Cityscape, KWMU Saint Louis Public Radio, Saint Louis, MO (October 30)

                               Crystal Sarakas, Artist Café, WSKG NPR Affiliate, New York, NY (March 19)

                               Alexandra Rangel, Chapel at CMOG, WSKG Public Media, Corning, NY (March 11)

Bibliography/Online Periodicals

2017                     Kiki Olmedo & Sarah Cascone, “18 Public Art Shows to Get Excited About in NYC This Spring,” On View, artnet.com, March 24  https://news.artnet.com/exhibitions/spring-public-art-649706

                               Nedra Rhone, “Ladd Brothers Mural for Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium Is A Community Effort,” Talk of the Town, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, May 1 http://talktown.blog.myajc.com/2017/05/01/ladd-brothers-mural-for-atlantas-mercedes-benz-stadium-is-a-community-effort/

2016                     Brittany Good, “This Week’s Major Events: What’s New, What’s Next At The New York Design Center, Expo Chicago & More,”

                                Incollect, listing with photograph for 40 for 40: Anniversary Highlights from the Permanent Collection, September 20 - 26. https://www.incollect.com/articles/this-week-s-major-events-what-s-new-what-s-next-at-the-new-york-design-center-expo-chicago-more

                               Gary Pini, “9 Must-See Art Shows Opening This Week: Fabulous Phil,” Papermag.com, listing for mural commission at City Point.  http://www.papermag.com/9-must-see-art-shows-opening-this-weekend-2031877029.html

2015                     Sian Ballen, Lesley Hauge and Jeff Hirsch, “Steven and William Ladd,” New York Social Diary, artist profile, June 12. http://www.newyorksocialdiary.com/the-way-they-live/2015/steven-and-william-ladd

                               Anna Carnick, “Family Matters: A Visit With the Ladd Brothers,” Pamonohttps://www.pamono.com/stories/family-matters-ladd-brothers

                               “SLAM To Present Currents 111: Steven and William Ladd,” Vital Voice.  http://thevitalvoice.com/slam-to-present-currents-111-steven-and-william-ladd/

                               Anne Prentnieks, “Critics Picks: Steven and William Ladd,” Artforum, 2015. https://www.artforum.com/index.php?pn=picks&id=49594&view=print

2014                     Michelle Trauring, “One Thousand Local Students Encounter The Ladd Experience At Parrish Art Museum,” 27east.com, November 11. http://www.27east.com/news/article.cfm/Water-Mill/87050/One-Thousand-Local-Students-Encounter-The-Ladd-Experience-At-Parrish-Art-Museum

                                Kat Herriman, “Brotherly Love,” Wmagazine.com, artist profile, October 23. http://www.wmagazine.com/gallery/steven-william-ladd-brothers-artists

                                Erika Heet, “Sibling Artists to Join ASID for a Dwell on Design New York Installation,” Dwell.com, October 2. https://www.dwell.com/article/sibling-artists-to-join-asid-for-a-dwell-on-design-new-york-installation-c06c471f

                                M. H. Miller, “Childhood Rivals and Leather Daddies: At the Opening of Design Miami,” ARTNEWS, review of Design Miami 2014, December 3. http://www.artnews.com/2014/12/03/childhood-rivals-and-leather-daddies-at-the-opening-of-design-miami/

                                Mark Segal, “Alan Shields and Ladd Brothers in New Shows at Parrish,” Easthamptonstar.com, review of Mary Queen of the Universe at Parrish Art Museum, October 21. http://easthamptonstar.com/Arts/20141021/Alan-Shields-and-Ladd-Brothers

                                 Blair Schulman, “Steven and William Ladd: Intricate and Intimate,” HuffingtonPost.com, review of exhibition at Belger Art Center, December 6. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/blair-schulman/steven-and-william-ladd-i_b_5927638.html

                                 Nikki Lohr, “Small Boxes, Big World: The Ladd Brothers at the Museum of Arts and Design,” Observer.com, July 15. http://observer.com/2014/07/small-boxes-big-world-the-ladd-brothers-at-the-museum-of-arts-and-design/

                                 Brooke Hodge, “The Magical World of Steven and William Ladd,” T Magazine Blog, review of Function + Fantasy at Mingei International Museum, January 31. http://tmagazine.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/01/31/on-view-the-magical-world-of-steven-and-william-ladd/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_r=0

2013                       Dorie Clark, “How to Make It in the DIY Economy,” Forbes.com, artist profile, April 28. https://www.forbes.com/sites/dorieclark/2013/04/28/how-to-make-it-in-the-diy-economy/ - 322ff6063817

                                 Anne Georgia Greenberg, “Paint The Town! 11 On-The-Rise Artists Changing The Game In NYC,” Refinery29, artist profile, April 22, 2013. http://www.refinery29.com/brooklyn-artists - slide-5

Visiting Artist Lectures/Presentations/Critiques/Panels      

2016                     Lecture/Presentation, 40 for 40 Curation, The Rockwell Museum, Corning, NY (September 23)

                               Panel Discussion, In Conversation: Steven and William Ladd, MDC Museum of Art + Design, Miami, FL (February 27)

2014                     Panel Discussion, Crafting Contemporary Art, Mingei International Museum, San Diego, CA (February 5)

                               Panel Discussion, Ladd Brothers, Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, NY (October 25)

2013                     Lecture/Presentation, Ladd Brothers, Duke Business School, Webinar (October 26)

2011                     Lecture/Presentation, Ladd Brothers, Kauai Society of Artists, Kauai, HI (March 5)

                               Lecture/Presentation, Collaboration, Donkey Mill Art Center, Hawaii, HI (March 23)

                               Lecture/Presentation, Fair Selects, Affordable Art Fair, New York, NY (November 1)

2008                     Panel, Touching Warms the Art, Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, OR (January 19)

2007                     Undergraduate Critiques, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO (February 24)

Private Collections

Beth Rudin DeWoody, New York and Los Angeles

Fidelity International, London and Toronto

The Art Collection at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, GA

Howard and Roberta Ahmanson, Irvine, CA

Joanne Cassullo, Dallas, TX

Mike De Paola, New York, NY

Shelley and Philip Aarons, New York, NY

Susan Weber, New York, NY

Susan Steinhauser & Daniel Greenberg, Los Angeles, CA

Museum Collections

Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI

Mingei International Museum, San Diego, CA

Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, France

Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, NY

Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO

SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, GA

The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY

The Rockwell Museum, Corning, NY

Exhibitions Curated

2016                      40 for 40: Anniversary Highlights From The Rockwell Collection, The Rockwell Museum, Corning, NY

2011                      Obstacle, The Invisible Dog Art Center, Brooklyn, NY

Gallery Affiliations

Cristina Grajales Gallery, New York, NY