b. 1983, San Francisco, CA
Lives and works in Columbus, OH

EDUCATION
2011
MFA, California College of the Arts. San Francisco, CA

MA, Visual and Critical Studies. California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2010
Resident, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, ME


2006
BA, Fine Art and Museum Studies, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2021
The Making and Unmaking of the World, PATRON Gallery, Chicago, IL

2020
Togethering, Fortnight Institute, New York, NY
Melanie Flood Projects, Portland, OR

2019
Carmen Winant and Otto Dix, Worcester Museum of Art, MA
A History of My Pleasure, 14a, Hamburg, Germany
XYZ-SOB-ABC, Twenty-six billboards in Toronto, Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa, Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver as part of CONTACT Photography Festival, Toronto, CN

2018
W.A.R., Cave, Detroit, MI
Body/Index, Stene Projects, Stockholm, Sweden
Occasional Verse, The Center for Book Arts, New York, NY

2017
Body As Battleground, Curated by Wendy Vogel, Volta Art Fair, NY

2016
Pictures of Women Working, Skibum MacArthur, Los Angeles, CA
Who Says Pain is Erotic?, Fortnight Gallery, New York, NY

2015
The Window, Printer Matter, New York, NY

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2019

Orlando, Aperture Foundation Gallery, New York, NY
On Care, San Francisco Arts Commissions Galleries

2018
Daegu Photo Biennale, Daegu, South Korea
Being: New Photography, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Another Echo, Sculpture Center, Queens, NY
Greater Columbus Arts Visual Arts Award Exhibition, Columbus Museum of Art, OH
What We Make, Ross Art Museum, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH
Thickets, Art Space Gallery, Fresno City College, Fresno, CA

2017
Camouflage, Stene Projects, Stockholm,Sweden
Gray Matters, Wexner Art Center, Columbus, OH
The Times, Flag Art Foundation, New York, NY
Post Concussion Syndrome, Minerva, Sydney, Australia
Weird Woman, Jarvis Hall Gallery, Alberta, Canada
Feels, Eastern Michigan University, Ford Gallery, MI
NADA NY, Skibum MacArthur, Los Angeles, CA
Repeat Pressure Until (Part Two), Angela Meleca Gallery, Columbus, OH

2016
Repeat Pressure Until (Part One), Ortega Y Gasset Projects, Brooklyn , NY
Gathered, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH
Stay: Horses Think Survey Show, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ
Stand-Up Comedy, Ice Box Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Sexting, Kate Werble Gallery, New York, NY
Utopia Banished, Angela Meleca Gallery, Columbus, OH

Summer Reading, Fortnight Institute, NY
A-12: The Task of a Curator, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH


2015
How To Remain Human, MoCA, Cleveland, OH
Towards a Thinking Rug, Bannerette Gallery, Brooklyn, NY


2013
Silhouettes, Fort Hamilton Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Taken, Practice Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
To Pack and Wear, Kate Werble Gallery, New York, NY



2012

External Original, Clifford Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, NY
Buy My Bananas, Kate Werble Gallery, New York, NY

2010
SK10, Tompkins Projects, Brooklyn, NY
Hearsay of the Sun, Queens Nails Annex, San Francisco, CA
Hearsay of the Sun, Queens Nails Annex, San Francisco, CA

PERFORMANCE/PROGRAMING
2018
Portraiture, Museum of Modern Art, NY (co-programmed with Lucy Gallun)

2017
Pressure Tactics, Angela Meleca Gallery, Columbus, OH


2016
Legacy, DittoDitto, Detroit, MI

2015
Rehearsal, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, ME
Object/Non-Object, Center for Ongoing Research & Projects, Columbus, OH
Discipline: LA, 356 Mission, Los Angeles, CA
Discipline: NY, Regina Rex, New York, NY
Eisenstein’s Montage, MoCA Los Angeles, CA
Cosmos, Ohio State University, OH

ARTIST BOOKS
2021
Instructional Photography: Learning How to Live, Published by SPBH Editions (UK)

2019
Notes on Fundamental Joy;, Published by Printed Matter Inc.

2018
My Birth, Published by SPBH Editions (UK) concurrent with MoMA exhibition

2015
My Life as a Man, Horses Think Press. Original written contributions by Moyra Davey, Matthew Brannon, Michael Ned Holte, Kenneth Goldsmith, Jonathan Griffin, John Yau, Courtney Fiske, Ross Simonini, Sarah McMenimen, Geoffrey Hilsabeck


AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS
2020
Pew Center for Arts & Heritage Grant:

2019
Guggenheim Fellowship, recipient in photography

2018
Paris Photo_Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Award, Photography book of the year nominee (My Birth, published by ITI Press, NY, and SPBH Editions, UK)
The Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize, Nominee
The Shpilman International Prize for Excellence in Photography, Nominee
Paul Huf Award, FOAM, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Nominee
Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award Recipient
Foundation for Contemporary Art Grant for Sculpture Center exhibition


2016
Infinity Award for Photographers, International Center of Photography, Nominee
Baum Award for American Photographers, Nominee


2010
John Gutmann Photography Fellowship, Nominee

PRESS
2021
Carmen Winant’s Kinetic Mobiles Reflect on the Act of Making, Shawn Ghassemitari, HyperArt, September 2021

2020
Leaving It All Behind, EXIT Image and Culture Magazine, Madrid, Spain, August
Carmen Winant, Nina Strand, Camera Austria, March
Irrigation, Women’s Lands, Oregon Public Radio, January 8
Mum’s the Word: exhibitions re-thinking motherhood, Margaret Carrigan, The Art Newspaper, January 21
Magic Hour Podcast, Jordan Weitzman, January 8
Inaugural Henie Onstad Triennial, Artforum News, January 6

2019
Souriez, Vous Accouchez! Par Carmen Winant (France), Clementine Mercier, Liberation Daily Newspaper, January 15

2018
Best of 2018, Editors, British Journal of Photography and Paper Journal, December 22
Carmen Winant: My Birth, Susan Bright, Ten Years of 1000 Words (catalog), December
Push, Sweat, Baby, Charlotte Jansen, Elephant Magazine, December
Favorite Photobooks of 2018, Daria Tuminas, Lensculture
The Best Photobooks of 2018, TIME’s photo department, December 20
Top Photo Books of 2018, Tim Clark, 1000 Words Magazine, December 12
Carmen Winant at Stene Projects, Johanna Theander, Konston.net (SW), September 17
Body/Index: Carmen Winant, Birgitta Rubin, Dagens Nyheter (SW), October 19
Feministisk Konst Rör Upp Känslor, Caroline Akerman, Di Weekend (SW), October 11
“Labour and Lesbian Lands: An Interview With Feminist Artist Carmen Winant,” AnOther magazine, September
“Carmen Winant, My Birth,” Olga Yatskevich, Collector Daily, June 21
Childbirth and Menstruation in Defiant Art by Latin American Women”, Susan Silas, Hyperallergic, July 11
Carmen Winant’s Radical Images of Women Giving Birth, Alicia Kroell, Hyperallergic, June 6
“Carmen Winant: My Birth,” Amanda Maddox, The PhotoBook Review (Aperture Magazine), Spring
“Being: New Photography 2018 at MoMA”, Blouin ArtInfo, May 28

“Carmen Winant: Making Childbirth Visible,” Charlotte Jansen, Elephant, May 12
These Photographs Capture the Joy and Pain of Pregnancy”, Alexxa Godhardt, Artsy, May 11
”Carmen Winant: My Birth Interview,” Brad Feuerhelm, American Suburb X, May 9
Being: New Photography, Phillip Griffith, The Brooklyn Rail, May 1
Editor’s Picks: 14 Things To See in New York This Week”, Sarah Cascone, ArtNet, April 16
Being: New Photography 2018, Goings on About Town, The New Yorker, April 23
Let’s Give Our Childbirth Stories a Big Push, Evan Wiseman, The Guardian, April 8
We All Wear the Mask: New Photography at the Museum of Modern Art, Dan Allegretto, Art in America, April 2

What If Birth, Long Shrouded and Parodied By Popular Culture, Was Made Visible?, Eva Clifford, British Journal of Photography, March 29
How Photography Helps to Capture What It Mean To Be Human, Emily Dinsdale, DAZED, March 27

An Artist’s Vast Collection of Images of Women (and Her Own Mother) Giving Birth, Philip Gefter, The New Yorker, Photo Booth blog, March 27
Photography in Search of the Human Being, Nicolo Piuzzi, The Submarine, March 25

“At MoMA, Photography Doesn’t Have To Reinvent Itself To Be Radical,” Scott Indrisek, Artsy, March 20

Discover Five Artists Breathing New Life Into Photography in MoMA’s Biannual Survey, Taylor Dafoe, Artnet, March 20
“Artist Carmen Winant on Why 2,000 Images of Childbirth Belong at MoMA,” Laura Regensdorf, Laura VOGUE, March 19
“MoMA’s New Photography Exhibit Focuses on Identity,” Cory Oldweilder, NY, March 18
Art: New Photography at MoMA, Will Heinrich, New York Times, March 16
MoMA’s Human Focus,” Richard Woodward, Wall Street Journal, March 14


2017
At Fotofocus, the Radical Notion That Women Are People, Brendan Wattenberg, Aperture Magazine blog, October 26

Museum of Modern Art Announces Artist List for 2018 Edition of New Photography, Alex Greenberger, ArtNews, September 20

Carmen Winant, Drew Sawyer, Osmos Magazine (Issue 13), Fall

Carmen Winant: Ten Questions, Bruno Ceschel, Self Publish Be Happy, September

Weird Woman Disrupts Clichés, Lissa Robinson, Galleries West, August 12
Gallery Crawl, Chelsea, Wendy Vogel, BOMB, June 28
Artists Embrace the Grayscale, Sarah Sharp Rose, Hyperallergic, June 20
Arts Preview: Gray Matters at the Wexner, Jim Fisher, Columbus Alive, May 17
“Carmen Winant: A Composition Filled With Clues, Marisa Espe, Refigural Quarterly, March 15
Curated Section Brings Body Politics to Volta NY, Jillian Steinhauer, Hyperallergic, March 3

Skip the Booths, Head to ‘Your Body is a Battleground,’ Emily Colucci, Art F City, March 3

A Curator Heeds The Post-Election Call to Battle at the Volta Art Fair, Brienne Walsh, Forbes, March 1

Priorities for Armory Week in New York 2017, Natalie Hegert, Huffington Post, March 1

Catch These Breakout Stars at Volta NY, Sarah Cascone, ArtNet, March 2

2016
Photobooks of 2016 Anouk Kruithof, Photo Bookstore Magazine, December 1
Exhibition Aims to Show the Meaning of Curating, Yue Wu, The Lantern, November 3

Pictures of Women Working, Jennifer Piejko, Artforum October 19

Carmen Winant: Pictures of Women Working, Nicole Hyunjee, Daily Serving, October 19
STAY Explores Societal Problems Behind Art, Melissa Natividade, The Signal, September 12
Five Shows to See in LA This Week, Catherine Wagley, Los Angeles Weekly, August 24
What To See in New York Art Galleries This Week, Karen Rosenberg, New York Times, August 11
Reading Revisted, Sonel Breslov, Blonde Art Books, July 28
15 Artists in New York Summer Group Shows Who Deserve Solo Shows, Alexxa Gottgardt, Artsy, July 25

Editor’s Picks: 11 Art Events to See in New York, Caroline Elbaor, Artnet, July 19

A New York Gallery Show Rethinks the Summer Reading List, Kat Herriman, Vice, July 7

Who Says Pain is Erotic?, Drew Sawyer, Document Journal, April 14

It is About Bringing People Together, Hannah Ghorashi ,ArtNews, April 8
Book Review: My Life as a Man, Adam Bell, Photoeye, January 4

2015
The Space In-Between, How To Remain Human catalog essay, Kris Paulsen, MoCA Cleveland
Touching and Training, How To Remain Human catalog essay, Elena Harvey- Collins, MoCA Cleveland
MoCA Cleveland Show ‘How to Remain Human’ in Challenging Times, Steven Litt, Cleveland July 15
MoCa Summer Opens, Josh Usmani, Clevescene, June 10
Carmen Winant’s Collage of the Creative and Critical, Hannah Stephensen, Columbus Alive, March 5
Five Things not to Miss at the LA Art Book Fair, Jennifer Piejko, i-D, January 2

2012
In Conversation with Thomas Beard & Ed Halter, WNYC Culture Desk, February. 28
Jean-Luc Moulène, Dia:Beacon, Artforum, January 16
Zoe Strauss, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Frieze Magazine, January 14
Mel Bochner, The National Gallery of Art, Frieze Magazine, January

2011
Matthew Northridge, Kansas Gallery, Artforum, December 26
Sherri Levine, Whitney Museum of American Art, WNYC Culture Desk, November 10
In conversation with Curtis Mann, Dossier Journal, October t 12
In conversation with Alec Soth, Dossier Journal, October 3

In Conversation with Deana Lawson, BOMB blog. Sept. 30

Living as Form: In conversation with Elyse Mallouk, KQED Arts, September 28
Young Art Spaces Flourish in NYC, WNYC Culture Desk, September 27
Matt Lipps, Marc Selwyn Gallery, KQED Arts, July 25
In conversation with Zoe Crosher, Daily Serving, July 11

Matthew Barney’s Unique Point of View, SF International Film Festival, SF360, April 30

Jill Magid, Matrix Gallery/Berkeley Art Museum, KQED Arts, April 12

Scott Treleavan, Jessica Silverman Gallery, KQED Arts, April, April 5

Trevor Paglen, Altman Seigel, KQED Arts, February 20

Eva Hesse, Berkeley Art Museum, KQED Arts, February 1

The Artist is the Athlete: Investigating Practice in Matthew Barney’s Drawing Restraint 1-6, Sightlines Journal of Visual and Critical Studies

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
The Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN
Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Sandvika, Norway
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA