b. 1961, New York
Lives and works in New York.


1994 Yale University School of Art, M.F.A. Photography
1988 Hunter College, CUNY M.A. TESOL/Applied Linguistics
1984 Barnard College, Columbia University, New York B.A. Anthropology

2015 Stanzas, Galerie Crevecoeur, Paris, France
2014 The Paper Nautilus, Bureau, New York, NY
  Harpoon the Monster:  Blackboards, Blanks and Viewmasters (with Francis Baudevin), Galerie Mark
  Müller, Zurich, Switzerland
2013 The Public Imagination, Lüttgenmeijer, Berlin, Germany
  The Public Imagination, Galerie Crevecoeur, Paris, France
  Erica Baum, Kunstverein Langenhagen, Langenhagen, Germany
  Erica Baum: Blanks/Naked Eye Anthology, Melas Papadapoulos, Athens, Greece
  Solo Show, Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA
2012 Naked Eye Anthology, Bureau, New York, NY
  Naked Eye, Marc Jancou, Geneva, Switzerland
2011 The Public Imagination, Circuit, Lausanne, Switzerland
  Shuffled Glances, Bureau, New York, NY
2009 The Naked Eye, Dispatch Bureau, New York, NY
  Reference, Luttgenmeijer, Berlin, Germany
2008 Word Each to Cling I, Kelly Writers House, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
2004 Them, D'Amelio Terras, New York, NY
2003 Play, D’Amelio Terras, New York, NY
  Directions, Dance Theater Workshop Gallery, New York, NY
2000 Recent Work, D’Amelio Terras, New York, NY
1997 New Photographs, Clementine Gallery, New York, NY
1996 Southern Light Gallery, Amarillo College, TX
1995 University of California, Berkeley Extension, San Francisco, CA

2015 Photo Poetics, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
  Pangrammar, P!, New York, NY
  Jeux de langage, FRAC Île de France, Paris, France
  The Exhibition of a Film, Tate Modern, London, UK
  Reconstructions: Recent Photographs and Video from the Met Collection, The Metropolitan Museum of
  Art, New York, NY
  Photo Poetics, Kunsthalle, Berlin, Germany
  True Players, W139, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  Body/Image, Susan Inglett Gallery, New York, NY
  Reloaded - Concrete Trends, Weserburg Museum of Modern Art, Bremen, Germany
  For Troedsson Villa, Troedsson Villa, Nikko, Japan
  After Dark, Mamco, Geneva, Switzerland
  Erica Baum, Barb Choit, Rawson Projects, New York, NY
  Altarations: Built, Blended, Processed, University Galleries, FAU, Boca Raton, FL
2014 PLATEFORME(S), Centre d’art contemporain d’Yverdon-les-Bains, Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland
Lucid Gestures: An Exhibition of Barnard Alumnae Artists, Mccagg Gallery, Barnard College,
  New York, NY
  The Exhibition of a Film, Centre D’art Contemporan Geneve, Geneva, Switzerland
  The Built Environment: Lower East Side in Istanbul, Mixer, Istanbul, Turkey
  Infinite Tuning, Murray Guy, New York, NY
  A Poem a Day, Mu.ZEE, Ostend, Belgium
  Seymour, CEEAC, Strasbourg, France
  Langue des oiseaux et coq à l’âne. Autour de Raymond Hains, Le Frac Bretagne, Rennes, France
  Lists, Bury Art Gallery, Lancashire, UK
2013 AGORA 4th Athens Biennale, Athens, Greece
  Anthology, Summerhall, Edinburgh, UK
  Printing Out the Internet cur. Kenneth Goldsmith, Labor, Mexico City, Mexico
  Step Right In, Visual Arts Center, Austin, TX
  Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art (Extended), The Eli & Edythe Broad Art Museum,
  East Lansing, MI
  Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art (Extended), Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto
  Chick Lit: Revised Summer Reading, Tracy Williams, Ltd, New York, NY
  Desire, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, NY
  October 18, 1977, Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert, Inc, New York, NY
  Jew York, Untitled Gallery and Zach Feuer Gallery, New York, NY
  Everyday Epiphanies, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  Bass! How Low Can You Go?, Leila Heller Gallery, New York, NY
  The Feverish Library Cont'd, Capitan Petzel, Berlin, Germany
  Speaking and Thinking, Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm, Sweden
  DOWNTOWN: a view of the Lower East Side, James Cohan, Shanghai, China
  30th Bienal de São Paulo Touring Program, Sesc São José do Rio Preto, São Paulo, Brazil
2012 The Imminence of Poetics, Fundacao Bienal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo
  Lost & Found: Anonymous Photography in Reflection, Ambach & Rice Gallery Los Angeles, CA
  The Imminence of Poetics, 30th Sao Paulo Biennial, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  Postscript, Denver MCA, Denver, CO
  The Feverish Library, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York NY
  Coquilles Méchaniques, FRAC Alsace, Altkirch, France
  B-Out, curated by Scott Hug, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, NY
  Journal d’une chambre, Cur. Jean-Max Colard, Galerie Crevecoeur, Paris, France
  Slow Numbers, Showroom 170, New York, NY
  Erica Baum and Sara MacKillop, Bischoff/Weiss, London, UK
  Spelling the Image, Marc Jancou Contemporary, New York, NY
  (im)possibilities, Visual Art Center, Univ. of Texas, Austin, TX
2011 Library Science, Artspace, New Haven, CT
  Summer Salt, The Proposition, New York, NY
  Pictures Extra and Others, Helena Papadopoulos Gallery, Athens, Greece
2010 ITEM, curated by Mamie Tinkler, Mitchell Innes & Nash, New York, NY
  Readers Delight, McKenzie Gallery, New York, NY
  Woodman, Woodman, Spare That Tree, Luttgenmeijer, Berlin, Germany
  Freischuss, Kleine Humboldt Galerie Humbolt University, Berlin, Germany
2009 I know nothing of the weather when I know it is either raining or not raining, Pacific Northwest
  College of the Arts, Feldman Gallery Portland, OR
  We’ll Know Where When We Get There, Centre National de l’Estampe et de l’Art Imprime, Chatou
2008 Useful Gestures, Useless Gestures, Dipatch Bureau, New York, NY
  Subject Index, Malmo Konstmuseum, Malmo, Sweden
  A New Reality: Black-and-White Photography in Contemporary Art, Stedman Art Gallery, Rutgers
  University, Camden, NJ
2006 Re-Make/Re-Model, D’Amelio Terras, New York, NY
2002 Gravity Over Time, cur. John Pilson, 1000 Eventi, Milan, Italy
2000 Summer group show, D’Amelio Terras, New York, NY
1999 Foul Play, Thread Waxing Space, New York, NY
  Summer Reading, Yancey Richardson, New York, NY
  Neither / Nor, Grand Arts, Kansas City, MO (catalogue)
1998 Gel, D’Amelio Terras, New York, NY
  Hotspots, Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden, Germany
  Inventory, White Columns, New York, NY
  Sourpuss, Lubelski Gallery, New York, NY

Interview by Andrea Blanch, 'ERICA BAUM straight shooter,' Musée Magazine, November 2015
Interview by Jesse Chun, 'Interview with Erica Baum,' Der Greif, November 20 2015
Erica Baum, The Naked Eye, Crèvecœur/œ Paris & Bureau New York, 2015
Altarations: Built, Blended, Processed, Exhibition Catalog, Florida Atlantic University, 2015
'Erica Baum: Study,' Quick Magazine #11, March 2015
Abraham Adams, 'Critic's Pick: Erica Baum and Barb Choit,', March 13, 2015
ed. by Victoria Bean & Chris McCabe, The New Concrete, Hayward Publishing, London, 2015
Nat Trotman, ‘Erica Baum: Wordplay’, Aperture, Issue 217, Winter 2014, pp. 73 - 79
'Exhibitions - The Lookout: Erica Baum',, October 2014
Natalie Musteata, 'Erica Baum',, September 12, 2014
Vince Aletti, 'Erica Baum,' The New Yorker, September 8, 2014
Kathleen Madden, ‘Random Harvest,’ Osmos, Winter 2014
Idra Novey, Clarice: The Visitor, artworks by Erica Baum, University of Chicago Press, 2013
Interview by Steel Stillman, 'Erica Baum in the Studio', Art in America, October 2013
Gary Barwin, 'Cover Versions: Reading outside-in in Erica Baum's study,', May 2013
Yukiko Oyama, 'Erica Baum', +81, pp. 42-9, Spring 2013
'Au Contraire: All poetry is poems', Flaunt Magazine, pp.22-5, March 2013
Alexis Jakubowicz, 'Erica Baum', Frieze d/e, February 2013
Fundacao Bienal de Sao Paulo, Exhibition Catalogue, 2012
Vince Aletti, 'Erica Baum', The New Yorker, October 2012
Kim Rosenfield, 'Erica Baum', Bomb Magazine, Dec 2012
Erica Baum, 'Melody Indicator', Triple Canopy, 2012
Francis Baudevin/Erica Baum, Regency Art Press, 2012
Dispatch 2007-2011, Dispatch New York, 2011
Erica Baum, Sightings, One Star Presse, 2011
Erica Baum, Dog Ear, with Kenneth Goldsmith and Béatrice Gross, Ugly Duckling Presse, 2011
Cecilia Alemani, ‘Erica Baum: Dog Ear Poems’, Mousse, 22, February 2010
Erica Baum, Naked Eye, with Kenneth Goldsmith, Free Association, 2009
Caroline Busta, ‘Erica Baum at Dispatch’, Artforum, May 2009
Julian Kreimer, ‘Erica Baum,’ Art in America, June 2009
Angela Ashman, ‘Such a Tease’, Village Voice, March 2009
Lauren O’Neill Butler, ‘Erica Baum’,, Critic’s pick, March 2009
Erica Baum, ‘Roll Playing’, Kelly Writers House, Univ. of Pennsylvania, Exh. Catalog, 2008
Gabrielle Giattino, ‘Subject Index’, Malmö Konstmuseum, Exh. Catalog 2008
Stephen Robert Frankel, ‘Erica Baum at D’Amelio Terras’, Jan/Feb 2005
Johanna Burton, ‘Erica Baum: Play,' Time Out New York, Sept 18-25, 2003
Frances Richard, ‘Erica Baum’, Artforum, October 2000
Grady T. Turner, ‘Erica Baum at Clementine’, Art in America, February 1998
Albright-Knox Art Gallery
Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre
Centre National des Arts Plastiques (CNAP)
FRAC Ile de France
Hood Museum of Art
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Norton Museum of Art
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
University of Guelph McClelland & Stewart Art Gallery
The Yale Art Gallery