Born 1989 in Detroit, MI, USA / Lives and works in Detroit, MI, USA.

 

 

SELECTED SOLO AND PARTNER EXHIBITIONS

 

2022

The Flesh Failures, Galerie Maria Bernheim, Zürich, Switzerland

Conspiracy Influencer, EMPAC, Troy, NY
Cruising: The Tale of Gaslighting the Girl Boss to Gate Keep on the High Seas with Old Put and Friends, Elaine L. Jacob Gallery, Wayne State University, Detroit (upcoming)

 

2020 

2020 Old Put Acquire-it Network, Larrie, New York (online) 

The Peaceable Kingdom, Stems Gallery, Brussels, Belgium 

 

2019

Secret Honor, Atlanta Contemporary, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

One Arm Bandit, AALA, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Fighting History with Lightning, MOCAD, Detroit, MI, USA (Curated by Pat Elifritz for Unboxing: Doublespeak)

The Truth Remains that No One Wants to Knows, Larrie, New York, NY, USA

 

2018

Daughters of the Toy Box, Larrie, New York, NY, USA

Soul Dolphin, What Pipeline hosted by Park View, Los Angeles, CA, USA

 

2017

The Feather Mantle, Freddy, Harris, NY, USA

FATEBE x OLDPUT, Galerie Maria Bernheim, Zurich, Switzerland

Shrine of Venus, What Pipeline, Detroit, MI, USA, with Valerie Keane.

 

2016

Brown Study, Plymouth Rock, Zürich, CH

God Gives Us Food, Cornerstore Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA (with Jenn Smith)

All The Brown Butterflies, Essex Flowers, New York, NY, USA

 

2015

All The Brown Butterflies, Cave, Detroit, MI

 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2021

Double Life / Flayed Beings / Hidden Counterparts, Bert Green Fine Art, Chicago

Paul Nudd’s Purple Mayonnaisery, Western Exhibitions, Chicago

Body Double, Galerie Maria Bernheim, London, UK

 

2020

Show Me the Signs, Blum and Poe, Los Angeles (Benefit for The African American Policy Forum Say Her Name Mother’s Network) 

Six Degrees of Separation, Liebaerts Project, Kortrijk, Belgium
Warmth and Promise, Rachel Uffner, New York
9 Hour Interludes, Studio Angelico at Siena Heights University, Adrian, MI (Curated by Jes

Allie, Richard Haley, Trisha Holt, and Jennifer Junkermeier-Khan)
Strange Days: Hit Pause, White Columns, New York (Curated by Jackie Klempay)

 

 

2019

Cruise Kidman Kubrick, Galerie Maria Bernheim, Zurich, Switzerland (Curated by Mitchell Anderson)

Daily Rush / Daata Editions, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit, MI, USA

New Image Portrait, Stems Gallery, Brussels, Gelgium (Curated by Todd Kramer)

Into the Pit, Zurich University of the Arts (Nest), Zurich, Switzerland

 

2018

Foundation for Contemporary Arts 2018 Benefit EXhibition, Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY, USA (Curated by Adam McEwen)

Room after Room, Spring / Break Art Show, curated by Sam Strand and Emily Davidson, NY, USA 

Summer of Love, The Green Gallery, Milwaukee, WI, USA 

Documenting Reality, Kunsthalle Wichita, Wichita, KS, USA

Annex at M+B, curated by Jay Ezra Nayssan, Los Angeles, CA, USA 

PreFab/Post-Fab: Art in a Ready Made Era, curated by Amanda Kugliak and Lucy Cahill, The University of Michigan Institute for the Humanities, Ann Arbor, MI, USA 

 

2017

A Spaghetti Dress for World Peace, Park View, Los Angeles, CA, USA
In Paper We Trust, The Dot Project, London, England
Mom… Dad… I’m Getting a Dog, Bahamas Biennale Mukwonago, Wisconsin, USA
Hope, New Scenario, curated by Paul Barsch & Tilman Hornig, Dresden, Germany  
Sinister Feminism, A.I.R. Gallery, curated by Piper Marshall and Lola Kramer Brooklyn, NY, USA

 

2016

Monster Mash, Vicki Projects, Newburgh, NY, USA

5th Feelings Film Festival, curated by Adam Levett and Chloe Wise for Pop Montreal, Montreal, Canada 

Re:Re:Re:, Re:Art Show, curated by Erin Davis and Max C.Lee, Brooklyn, NY, USA 

Under the Volcano, LOMEX, New York, NY, USA 

God Gives Us Food, Cornerstore Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA

Ever Get the Feeling We’re Not Alone in this World?, What Pipeline, Detroit, MI, USA 

15 Steps - Perspectives in Drawing, curated by Tylonn Sawyer, RBHOA, Detroit, MI, USA  

Mutiny in Heaven, First Continent, curated by Valerie Keane, Baltimore, MD, USA  

 

2015

The People’s Biennial, curated by Valerie Keane, Long Island City, NY, USA 

Feelings Film Festival II, curated by Chloe Wise and Adam Levett,Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY, USA 

E.S.P. TV, curated by Nicola Kuperus and Adam Lee Miller, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit, MI, USA 

A Form is a Social Gatherer, Plymouth Rock, Zürich, CH 

BSLA X Bobby Jesus, Bedstuy Love Affair and Tomorrow Gallery, New York, NY, USA 

 

2014

Video Center, The N’Namdi Center, Detroit, MI, USA (curated by Michaela Mosher for Dlectricity) 

American Basketry, Bedstuy Love Affair, curated by Jared Madere, Brooklyn, New York, NY, USA 

The Smile Face Museum, curated by Adrienne Garbini, Brooklyn, New York, NY, USA  

 

2013

Framing Space/Narrating Place, curated by Christine Osinski, Leeds College of Art, West Yorkshire, UK 

 

2012 

Pollygrind Film Festival, Las Vegas, NVNew Filmmakers New York, Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY, USA 

 

2011 

Videoart.net Video Art and Experimental Film Festival, Tribeca Cinemas, NY, NY, USA 

 

2009

Brown, The Cooper Union, New York, NY (with Valerie Keane and Emilie Gossiaux)

 

 

PERFORMANCES

 

2022

Conspiracy Influencer, EMPAC, Troy, NY

 

2020

“The Tragic Mirror,” Zoom puppet show, Elaine L. Jacobs Gallery at Wayne State, Detroit, December 17, 2020 

“The Old Put Players Present Rusalka,” Zoom Puppet Show for “9 Hour Interludes” at Studio Angelico at Siena Heights University, Adrian, MI, October 22, 2020
“The Phantom Menace Syndrome,” Zoom puppet show, Stems, Detroit to Brussels, July 2020

 

2019

“Old Put Signs Podcast Video Headshots in Hollywood, Baby,” AALA, Los Angeles, 1 June 2019

"Old Put Taps out of Depression at a Pizza Parlor", Scarr’s Pizza with Larrie, New York, January 6, 2019 

 

2018

“Old Put Betsy Ross,” University of Michigan Institute for the Humanities, Ann Arbor, MI, January 18, 2018 

 

2017

"More Heart Than Brains," Galerie Maria Bernheim, Zürich, June 10-11, 2017

“Thirsty Olde Pitre,” 13th St. Theatre, New York, March 8, 2017 (Curated by Nick Faust for Act Up)
“The Soft Side of Hardcore,” A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, January 28, 2017 (Curated by Lola Kramer and Piper Marshall) 

2016

“Harvest Time Dismemberies,” Paris Internationale, Paris, October 19, 2016 “Heritage Bloodbath,” Bahamas Biennial, Detroit, July 22-23, 2016

“The Soft Side of Hardcore,” What Pipeline presented at Giovanna’s Bar, Detroit, July 1, 2016 “The Soft Side of Hardcore,” Plymouth Rock presented at A La Luna Bar, Zürich, May 20, 2016  “The Soft Side of Hardcore,” New Art Dealers Association, New York, May 7, 2016 

 

2014

“All The Brown Butterflies,” PuppetArt Theatre Laboratory, Detroit, October 18, 2014 

 

LECTURES/COMMUNITY PROJECTS 

 

Visiting artist for performance class taught by Scott Northrup at College for Creative Studies, Detroit, September 22, 2020 

“Daata 10 x 10,” Instagram Live artist talk with David Gryn, Instagram, July 22, 2020 

Visiting artist for “The Contemporary Art World” class taught by Clayton Press at New York University, May 6, 2020 

“MOCAD Discusses Digital,” Soho House, Chicago, September 20, 2019 

“Family Day Surrealist Face Painting with Old Put,” Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, June 15, 2019 

“Artist Talk: Bailey Scieszka,” Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, May 11, 2019 

“TALK Bailey Scieszka,” Center for Creative Studies, Detroit, February 8, 2018 

“Old Put Crafts: Pinecone Dolls,” What Pipeline, Detroit, June 24, 2017 

 

AWARDS/GRANTS/FELLOWSHIPS

 

2014 - PuppetArt Theatre Laboratory, The PuppetArt Theatre, Detroit, MI, USA

 

2010 - The Benjamin Menschel Foundation Grant, The Cooper Union, New York, NY, USA 

 

 PUBLICATION 

 

Scieszka, Bailey, Clayton Press and Kat Herriman. More Heart Than Brains; The Collected Plays of Bailey Scieszka, (What Pipeline, Detroit, 2018.) 

 

EDUCATION

 

2011 BFA The Cooper Union, New York, NY