Born in Los Angeles, California.


Education

2010 - MFA, Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
2004 - BA, University of California, Riverside, California
2002 - BA, Waseda University, Tokyo


Residencies, Grants

2014
IMMA, Dublin

2013
Recipient of Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Emergency Grant
Session, Recess, New York
Fifty-Five Honey Locust Trees, curated by Joe Ahearn, Clocktower Gallery, New York


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2014
David Horvitz: Gnomons, curated by Helga Christoffersen, New Museum, New York
Solo exhibition, Blum and Poe, Los Angeles
Concurrent solo exhibitions at Jan Mot, Brussels and Dawid Radziszewski Gallery, Warsaw

2013
Hot, muggy, then cold and windy. We swam in the sea, it got misty and we couldn't tell what time it was anymore, Peter Amby Gallery, Copenhagen
Statements, with Chert, Berlin, Art Basel, Basel
POST, curated by Jacob Fabricius, Antechamber, North galleries, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
At Night They Leave Their Century, Chert, Berlin
Drugstore Beetle II, Special Collections Library, California State Universty, Long Beach, California

2011
Adobe, San Francisco, California
The Discovery Award, Arles Photography Festival, Arles
Room 129, Fair, Vancouver, British Columbia, (commissioned by Fillip Magazine)

2010
Carry On, Galerie West, Den Haag

2009
Believe Inn, Chicago, Illinois
Public Space One, Iowa City, Iowa

2008
To a Sunset in Palos Verdes, siteLA, Los Angeles, California
I will Go Somewhere and Send You Something From There, Right Window, San Francisco, California


Selected Group Exhibitions

2014
Eternal September, Škuc Gallery, Ljubljana
Scars of Our Revolution, Yvon Lambert, Paris
Crossing Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn
Ways of Working, According to an Office Desk, Upominki, Rotterdam
AGITATIONISM, EVA International 2014, curated by Bassam El Baroni, Ireland's Biennial, Limerick City
Unseen Presence, IMMA, Dublin
#nostalgia, Glasgow International 2014, CCA, Glasgow
To Meggy Weiss Lo Surdo, Happy Hours, CO2 gallery, Turin
Canceled: Alternative Manifestations & Productive Failures, The Orseman Gallery, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts
Simultáneo, La Tallera, Cuernavaca, México
And I laid Traps for the Troubadours who get killed before they reached Bombay, Clark House Initiative, Bombay
Flag Stavanger, curated by Randi Grov Berger and co-presented by Entrée, Kunsthall Stavanger, Norway
video screening 25, ZERO, Milan

2013
Only to Melt, Trustingly, Without Reproach, curated by Tevz Logar, Skuc Gallery, Ljubljana
EDITIONSHOW, Chert, Berlin
I've Lost My Marbles, Totàl, Athens
And So On And So Forth, curated by Margit Sade Lehni, Centre for Contemporary Art Riga, Latvia
The Space Between Us, Courtesy, St-Ouen
Please Come to the Show: Part II (1980–Now), organized by David Senior, MoMA Library, New York
Canceled: Alternative Manifestations & Productive Failures, Freedman Gallery, Albright College, Reading, PA
Stranded Travelers, Atelier 35, Bucharest
LIAF, Lofoten International Art Festival, Norway
Rematerialized New Galerie Paris / New York, New Galerie, Paris
on Off moments, Grimmuseum, Berlin
Le tamis et le sable 2/3: L'Intervalle, Instants Chavirés, Paris
New Eyes for New Spaces, ISCP, New York
'Und everybody says yeah – on internet meme', The House of Electronic Arts, Basel

2012
The End(s) of the Library, Goethe-Institut New York Library, New York
The Making of Americans: A marathon reading of Gertrude Stein’s novel, Triple Canopy, New York
Let us keep our own noon, curated by David Horvitz, West, Den Haag
Rome Photo Festival, MACRO, Testaccio, Rome
Fair Exchange, curated by Taeyoon Choi, Eyebeam, New York
Canceled: alternative manifestations and productive failures, organised by Lauren van Haaften-Schic, Center for Book Arts, New York
Frieze NY, with Triple Canopy, New York
Group exhibition, Access Art, Vancouver
The Kitchen, New York
Scenes of Selves, Occasions for Ruses, Surrey Art Gallery, Vancouver
In search of..., curated by Lennard Dost and Daniel Dennis de Wit, Academie Minerva, Hoofdweg Holland
the chief on top of the chief, MIRACLE & CONNELLY PRESENTS, Vancouver
FORCE FIELDS, curated by Alexis Granwell and Jenny Jaskey, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Philadelphia

2011
The Greater Cloud, curated by Petra Heck, Netherlands Media Art Institute, Amsterdam Worng, IMO, Copenhagen 
Intimate Bureaucracies: Art and the Mail, curated by Zanna Gilbert, Art Exchange, University of Essex, Essex
Subject to Change, Fathom+Hatch, New York
The Best of 2011, Soloway, Brooklyn, New York
The Open Daybook, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, California
FINISHED, Showpaper 42nd St Gallery, New York, New York
As Yet UnTitled, SF Camerawork, San Francisco, California
LATE Nights, Berkley Art Museum, Berkeley, California (performance)

2010
FREE, New Museum, New York
Different Repetitions, curated by David Senior, Booklyn, New York
Palling Around with Socialists, U-turn Art Space, Cincinnati, Ohio
We have as much time as it takes, Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, California
FAX, Burnaby Art Gallery, Vancouver
An Immaterial Survey of our Peers, Chicago (online)
01, Presented by 01 Magazine, 107 Shaw Gallery, Toronto
The Page, Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University. Orange, California
Burn, Baby, Burn!, DUVE Berlin, Berlin (group screening)
Cheat Codes: lessons in love, Space 204, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee (group screening)

2009
Into the Archive: Contemporary Art in the Bard College Stevenson Library. Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
Session_7_Words, Am Nuden Da, London
Gifts by Artists, Art Meropole, Toronto, Canada
Young Collectors #1, Sign, Groningen
Tell Me Everything, As You Remember It, Creative Research Laboratory, Austin, Texas
Get Free%, Golden Parachutes, Berlin
Ideally, Utopics, Switzerland
Evading Customs, oraganized by Peter J. Russo and Lumi Tan, Brown, London
SF Camerawork, San Francisco, California
The World is Flat, curated by Rhizome, in No Soul For Sale, X-Initiative, New York
Light and Wire, Circus Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Unintended Uses, Nexus, Philadelphia
The Wild So Close, curated by Jennifer Cane, Or Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2008
Gifts by Artists. Art Metropole, Toronto, Canada
Cycling Apparati, High Energy Constructs Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Line Up, Strip Down, Fade Out, Vanderbilt University Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee
I will Send You a Photograph of the Sky for Every Day, Galerie West, Den Haag
Egoesdayglow, 533 Gallery, Los Angeles
Here is Where You’ll Find Me, The Lab101, Culver City, California
Spacing Out, curated by Cinders Gallery, Space 1026, Philadelphia
Some Food We Could Not Eat, September Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
To Illustrate and Multiply: An Open Book Curated by Lynda Bunting. MOCA. Los Angeles, California
Imagined Caliornia. Fort Gallery. San Francisco, California

2007
Photo Exhibition, The Smell, Los Angeles, California
1st Annual Juried Show, juror: Jorge Pardo, Treehouse Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Forever is not Long Enough, UCLA gallery 1250, Los Angeles, California
Between Thought and Expression, Sweeney Art Gallery, Riverside, California

2006
CHAIN, High Energy Constructs Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Greater LA, Cal State University Long Beach Art Department Gallery, Long Beach, California


Selected Projects
2014
f/stop 6. Festival für Fotografie, Leipzig

2013
Artist's Breakfast, POST, MoMA, New York
Eat the blue, Le 116 center for contemporary arts, Montreuil, invitation by Jagna Ciuchta
Flag New York City, Performa 13, New York
Let Us Keep Our Own Noon, NY Art Book Fair, MoMa PS1, New York
The Distance of a Day, Studio commission, Rhubaba, Edinburgh
Monsanto seed burning performance, The Shandaken Project, New York

2011
Life drawing at Zucotti Park, with Adam Katz, Occupy Wall Street, New York
Creative Time Tweets, New York, NY (commissioned Twitter project by Creative Time)
Tabehoudai Tour, for Iron Maiden Artist Tours, New York, NY (hosted project)

2010
No Soul for Sale, project with Rhizome, Tate Modern, London (commissioned project)

2009
Miami Basel project with Art Metropole. Miami, Florida (commissioned project)
Sign/Co-Sign, curated by Light and Wire, Miami, FL (commissioned project)
Meeting Point. Project with NYU Student Body, New York, (commissioned project)
The Box Tour. Various locations across North America (project)
Hors Les Murs, Fette’s Gallery, Los Angeles, California, (solo online project)
In Real Life, curated by Laurel Ptak, Capricious Space, Brooklyn, NewYork (commissioned project)
Innerseeing/ Outerseeing, by Gabriel Saloman. (commissioned online project)

2008
Miami Basel Art Fair, Art Metropole/ Printed Matter, Miami, Florida, (commissioned project)
One Size Fits All, Printed Matter, New York (commissioned project)
Light and Wire, Los Angeles, CA (solo online project)
http://www.six-years.com/ (solo online project)


Selected Publications

2014
Printed Web #1, published by Library of the Printed Web, Long Island City, NY

2013
It's All About a Small Quiet Longing, or Maybe Something Else, Brooklyn, NY
Undoing Property? Edited by Marysia Lewandowska and Laurel Ptak, Sternberg Press, Berlin
The Distance of a Day, Motto Books & Chert, Berlin
How to Shoplift Books (Come Rubare Libri), Automatic Books, Venice
Comment voler des livres / Jak kraść książka, (Polish and French translations of How to Shoplift Books), Automatic Books, Venice
Cómo robber libros / Bogrov, (Danish and Spanish translations of How to Shoplift Books), Automatic Books, Venice
I was Serious, I was Eating Apples, Automatic Books, Venice
Watercolors, Natalie Haüsler and David Horvitz, Eberl Print GmBH, Immenstadt, Bavaria

2012
Public Access, Publication Studio, Portland, Oregon
Sad, Depressed, People, New Documents, Los Angeles, California

2011
The Open Daybook, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, California
My Grandmother’s Recipes, Morova, Poznan, Poland
Volume North + South, Publication Studio, Portland, Oregon

2010
Everything That Can Happen in a Day, Mark Batty, Los Angeles

2009
Rarely Seen Bas Jan Ader Film, 2nd Cannons Publications, Los Angeles

2008
Xiu Xiu: The Polaroid Projects


Selected Texts

2014
Roberta Smith, "Sounds of All but Silence," New York Times, May 23, 2014

2013
Rachel Peddersen, In Conversation with David Horvitz, Andreview
Suvi Lehtinen, Local Colour?, ArtFetch
Sarah Cascone, The Art World Eats Breakfast All Day Long, Art in America magazine
Harriet Staff, David Horvitz Would Like to Invite You to Breakfast, Poetry Foundation
Art Basel, Aoife Rosenmeyer, Art Agenda, June 2013
Best of Art Basel, Francesca Gavin, Dazed Digital, London, 2013
The Daily Pic: David Horvitz shows sunset and sunrise from opposite points on the globe, Blake Gopnik, The Daily Beast, 2013
Künstler, die uns aufgefallen sind: David Horvitz, Boris Pofalla, Monopol, 07/2013
What color is your parachute, David Horvitz?, interview with Jacob Fabricius, Mousse, issue 38, April - May
Interview between David Horvitz and Regine Ehleiter, artzines.de
What Next? How Occupy influenced New York's art scene, Tirdad Zolghadr, Frieze

2012
Appropriating Web Interfaces: From the Artist As DJ to the Artist As Externalizer, Marialaura Ghidini, New Media Caucus

2011
Something Fishy on Pelican State Beach, David Horvitz, Rhizome

2010
Drugstore Developer: David Horvitz, Jenny Borland, BOMBLOG

2009
Art Review: David Horvitz at 2nd Cannons Publications, Holly Myers, Los Angeles Times
Small Distractions by Jaime Calder, Newcity Art
Free for All, text by Silvia Anna Barrila, Damn° magazine #22

2008
Life Monger, Jonas Moody, Atlantica Mag