Born 1985, New York, NY, USA
Lives and works in New York, NY, USA


Bachelors of Art, Columbia College, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA

Yale Norfolk Painting Fellowship, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Solo Exhibitions

Erik Lindman, Almine Rech, New York, NY, USA

Metal Paintings, Almine Rech, London, UK
Torso, Ribordy Contemporary, Geneva, Switzerland

Blanks, Almine Rech, Paris, France

Open Hands, Almine Rech, Brussels, Belgium

Do Not Touch Doubtful Things, Ribordy Contemporary, Geneva, Switzerland

Human Personality, Almine Rech, Paris, France
Studio, Ribordy Contemporary, Geneva, Switzerland

Erik Lindman, Hannah Barry Gallery, London, UK
One Year Edit, Golden Age, Chicago, IL, USA

Erik Lindman, Photographs / Zak Kitnick, Stamps, West Street Gallery, New York, NY, USA

House Wine, House Music, V&A, New York, NY, USA

Selected Group Exhibitions

100 Sculptures, Anonymous Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico (Forthcoming)
Excavation, Peter Blum Gallery, New York, NY, USA
The Surface of the East Coast: Différence, Curated by Marie Maertens, Ceysson & Bénétière, New York, NY, USA
Gorchov, Lindman, Provosty, Ribordy Contemporary, Geneva, Switzerland

The Surface of the East Coast: From Nice to New York, Curated by Marie Maertens, le 109, Nice, France
Painting or Not, Kaviar Factory, Lofoten, Norway

Expanding Frontiers: Propos d’Europe 15, curated by Rolf Hoff, Foundation Hippocrène, Paris, France
In Different Ways, Almine Rech, London, UK

30 / 130: Thirty Years of Books and Catalogs, etc. Bob Nickas at White Columns, White Columns, New York, NY, USA
Bill Bollinger, Paul Czerlitzki, Erik Lindman, Ariel Schlesinger, Alan Uglow, Bischoff Projects, Frankfurt/M, Germany
The Painter of Modern Life, Curated by Bob Nickas, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY, USA
The Shell (Landscapes, Portraits & Shapes), Curated by Eric Troncy, Almine Rech, Paris, France

Lost and Found, Inigo Philbrick, London, UK

White, Dickinson, New York, NY, U.S.A.
The Stand In (or A Glass of Milk), Curated by Alexandra Gaty, Public Fiction (The Museum of), Los Angeles, CA, USA
LAT. 41° 7′ N., LONG. 72° 19′ W, Curated by Bob Nickas, Martos Gallery summer location, East Marion, NY, USA
Neo Povera, Curated by Harmony Murphy, L&M Arts, Los Angeles, CA, USA
19 Rue de Saintonge, Almine Rech, Paris, France

Pour Une Grammaire du Hasard, Curated by Corrinne Charpentier, Fri Art – Centre d’art de Fribourg / Kunsthalle Freiburg, Switzerland
Creature from the Blue Lagoon, Curated by Bob Nickas, Martos Gallery summer location, Bridgehampton, NY, USA
Telephone Paintings, Curated by Nicolas Trembley, Almine Rech at Art Basel 43, Basel, Switzerland
Traces, ACME, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Soft Op: Strategies of Material Transformation, Modern Collections, London, U.K.
Into the Surface, Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy
Ruins in Reverse, Room East, New York, NY, USA

Golden Age: Reference Work, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL, USA
Summer Meltdown, Ribordy Contemporary, Geneva, Switzerland
Addicted to Highs and Lows, Curated by Richard Aldrich, Bortolami, New York, NY, USA
Alley Oop, OMMU, Athens, Greece
Harvest Moon, Curated by Ryan Foerster, 425 Ocean Avenue, New York, NY, USA
Abstract and Traces, Ribordy Contemporary, Geneva, Switzerland

New Work from New York, Golden Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA
Young Curators, New Ideas III, PPOW Gallery, New York, NY, USA
New Work, New York, Hannah Barry Gallery, London, UK


The Louis Sudler Prize for Excellence in the Arts

Ellen B. Stoeckel Fellowship, Yale Norfolk Attendance Scholarship

Selected Press

Steer, Emily. “5 Questions with Erik Lindman,” Elephant Magazine, September 20, 2016
Espinasseau, Antoine. “The Shell,” Frog, Fall-Winter 2015 – 2016
Zahm, Olivier. “The Shell,” Purple Fashion, Fall/Winter 2015
The Editors of ArtNews. “Erik Lindman: Torso at Ribordy Contemporary” February 17, 2016

Corwin, William. “Around Town,” Frieze, Issue 172, Summer 2015
Loret, Eric. “‘The Shell,’ Patchwork in Progress,” Liberation, January 21st, 2015

Trembley, Nicholas. “Erik Lindman,” Numéro, Issue 150, February 2014
Lorent, Claude. “Peindre Sans Frontières Mais Dans le Cadre,” La Libre Beligique, February 2014
Marcelis, Bernard. “Labyrinthe et Environnement Pictural à Bruxelles,” Le Quotidien de l’Art, January 22, 2014
Wynants, Jean-Marie. “Erik Lindman: Visite du Soir,” Le Mad, January 22, 2014

Rosenmeyer, Aoife. “A Grammar of the Accidental,” Frieze d/e, Issue 153 March 2013

Vogel, Carol. “Large Works and Big Changes at Art Basel: Inside Art,” The New York Times, June 14, 2012
The Editors of Mousse Magazine. “Into the Surface,” Mousse Magazine, February 6, 2012

Brazda, Bozidar. “Studio Visit,” Flash Art

Wullschlager, Jackie. “Critic’s Choice,” Financial Times (UK), May 22; Life & Arts; Page:W17
Cashdan, Marina. “New Work, New York: Abstract Painting from America,” Modern Painters
Wullschlager, Jackie. “Driven to Abstraction,” Financial Times (UK), Issue 37,298

Coburn, Tyler. “House Wine, House Music,” Art:Review, Issue 31
Kerr, Merrily. “Erik Lindman: House Wine, House Music,” Time Out New York, Issue 700
Russeth, Andrew. “House Wine, House Music,”

Gartenfeld, Alex. “Bring Me Back a T-Shirt: Critics Pick,”


Blanks, Published by Almine Rech Gallery, Belgium. ISBN: 978-2-930573-16-8

Open Hands, Published by Almine Rech Gallery, Belgium. ISBN: 978-2-930573-12-0

On Painting, Published by Hannah Barry Gallery, London


Erik Lindman Studio
Almine Rech
Ribordy Contemporary

Instagram: @eriklindmanstudio