b. 1956 in the United States
Gregory Sholette is a New York-based artist, writer, and founding member of the artist’s collectives Political Art Documentation/Distribution (PAD/D), 1980-1988 and REPOhistory, 1989-2000. Sholette works as Assistant Professor of Sculpture at Queens College, New York and is a contributor to the periodicals 'Third Text', 'Artforum', 'October Magazine', 'Documenta Magazine', and the 'Journal of Aesthetics and Protest' among others. His forthcoming book about the ‘creative dark matter’ of the art world will be published by Pluto Press. Sholette’s recent exhibitions include 'Abecedarium for Our Times', organised by Radhika Subramaniam for Apex Art, NYC, 2008; 'Unnamable Name', organised by Todd Ayoung for the shelves of the Ithaca Library; 'Weather Report', an exhibition about climate change with Janet Koenig and organised by Lucy R. Lippard for the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, 2007). His video Return of the Atomic Ghosts was screened at the Other Cinema in San Francisco in 2007. Recent books include 'Collectivism After Modernism: The Art of Social Imagination after 1945', with Blake Stimson (University of Minnesota, 2007), 'The Interventionists: A Users Manual for the Creative Disruption of Everyday Life', with Nato Thompson (MassMoCA/MIT Press, 2004, 2006, 2008).