Miles Huston

Miles Huston

Miles Huston (b. 1981; Cambridge, Massachusetts) is an artist, designer, and curator who lives and works in Jersey City, New Jersey. He holds an MFA from Yale University and a BFA from The School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University/ Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Huston has presented solo exhibitions at Gordon Robichaux, New York (2022); Dunes, Portland, Maine (2022); Planet Earth LLC, Woodbridge, Connecticut (2021); Reyes Projects, Detroit (2020); Adler Beatty, New York (2018); Princess, New York (2017); Room East, New York (2015); Cave, Detroit (2017); The Still House Group, Brooklyn (2013); and two-person exhibitions at Gordon Robichaux, New York (with Jenni Crain, 2019), and Cave, Detroit (with Otis Houston Jr., 2016).

Selected group exhibitions have been presented at Art in General, New York; Gordon Robichaux, New York; Harkawik, New York; Jeffrey Stark, New York; Kerry Schuss Gallery, New York; Room East, New York; Pumice Raft, Toronto; Winona, Brussels; Fall River Museum of Contemporary Art, Massachusetts; Parker Gallery, Los Angeles; Night Gallery, Los Angeles; F Magazine, Houston; and Baba Yaga, Hudson, New York.

His work has been reviewed in The New York Times, The New Yorker, Artforum, ARTnews, and Flash Art.

Huston’s curatorial projects include Toward Civic Art, Polina Berlin Gallery, New York; This Must Be the Place, 55 Walker, New York; Black Cherokee, Room East, New York; Walk Artisanal, Los Angeles; and Clorox/Envy, Brooklyn, New York. He co-founded the artist-run space KNOWMOREGAMES in Brooklyn, New York and is a member of the Gyorgy Kepes Panel Committee in Wellesley, Massachusetts.

Works

Plantwater Collection, Part 1: Museum (collection)

Watering cans, eight steel shelves designed by artist

Eight shelves: 43.5 x 30 x 9 inches each

2014–ongoing

Plantwater Collection, Part 2: Community Garden (property)

Watering cans, locks, and steel

68 x 60 x 30 inches

2014–ongoing

Plantwater Collection, Part 3: Community Garden (asset)

Watering cans, locks, and steel

44 x 64 x 20 inches

2014–ongoing

Steve Bannon’s Gamine

UV print on matte board, Fire from the Heartland DVD, Cinderella press photo, acrylic, latex paint, wood

31 x 28.25 x 1.75 inches

2022

Drought Shame

UV print on matte board, GOES-R mission patch, Chevron advert, Gasohol bumper sticker, acrylic, latex paint, and wood

34.75 x 27.25 x 1.75 inches

2022

The First Idol

UV print on matte board, Enos postcard, acrylic, latex paint, and wood

26.25 x 19.5 x 1.75 inches

2022

Rags to Riches

UV print on matte board, postcard, acrylic, latex paint, and wood

16.5 x 27.5 x 1.75 inches

2022

Verse, Nathalie Du Pasquier

Colored pencil on Museum Board

24 × 24 inches

2019

Miles Huston, Verse, Yellows

Colored pencil on paper

33 × 33 inches

2019

Miles Huston, Verse, Blue Is Blue Because of Red

Colored pencil on paper

33 × 33 inches

2019

Miles Huston, Mock-up, DWR

Plaster, lime, drywall, plywood, green pigment, and pencil

Dimensions variable
276 x 77.5 inches

2019

Verse, White Fan

Colored pencil on paper

31 x 31 in

2018

Exhibitions

Miles Huston

Mar. 10–Apr. 21, 2024

Miles Huston

Cinderella Had a Farm

Sept. 7–Oct. 30, 2022

A Page From My Intimate Journal (Part II) —

Wilder Alison, Leilah Babirye, Matt Connors, Jenni Crain, Stephanie Crawford, Florence Derive, DW Fitzpatrick, Gillian Garcia, Daniel Marcellus Givens, Janice Guy, Otis Houston Jr., Miles Huston, KIOSK, Marco ter Haar Romeny, Clifford Prince King, Elisabeth Kley, Wayne Koestenbaum, Siobhan Liddell, Rosemary Mayer, McDermott & McGough, Reverend Joyce McDonald, Matt Paweski, Signe Olson, Sanou Oumar, Kerry Schuss, Dean Spunt, Tabboo!, Ken Tisa, Boris Torres, Frederick Weston

Mar. 1–Apr. 19, 2020

Jenni Crain, Miles Huston

SYZYGY

Jan. 20–Feb. 24, 2019

A Page from My Intimate Journal (Part I) —

Wayne Koestenbaum, Frederick Weston, Otis Houston Jr., Jenni Crain, Matt Connors, Florence Derive, Miles Huston, Siobhan Liddell, Sanou Oumar, Matt Paweski, Schorr Collier, Kerry Schuss, Martin Wong, Elisabeth Kley, Math Bass, Hawkins Bolden, Guy de Cointet, Lucky DeBellevue, Liz Deschenes, Shannon Ebner, Melvin Edwards, Vincent Fecteau, Denzil Forrester, Barbara Hammer, James Hoff, Marc Hundley, Shirley Jaffe, Caitlin Keogh, Shigeko Kubota, Magic Markings Anonymous, Darinka Novitovic, Bernard Piffaretti, Howardena Pindell, Charlotte Posenenske, Michael Queenland, Stuart Sherman, Amy Sillman, Alison Smith, Gwen Smith, Martine Syms, Tseng Kwong Chi, Stan Vanderbeek, Melvin Way, Karlheinz Weinberger, B. Wurtz, Amy Yao

Feb. 11–Apr. 8, 2018

Projects

Dallas Art Fair

Apr. 21–Apr. 23, 2023

Summer Viewing Room

July 15–Aug. 12, 2019

Press

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