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Steven Gagnon grew up in Fort Pierce, FL. He studied at Pepperdine University in California and spent a year abroad in Europe while in college. Upon his return to the U.S., he mentored for three years under artist, Nataly Nijinski. In 1996, he came to Miami Beach for an artist residency and has been based in the city from then on. Since 2005, Gagnon has been creating large scale, interdisciplinary video installations in addition to his work in painting, printmaking, and sculpture. To date, he has created five projects which he has shown at various venues including both 2008 Presidential Conventions, the Fotofest bienniel in Houston, and art fairs in Miami, New York City, Palm Beach, and in the German cities of Berlin and Cologne.

Over the last decade, Gagnon has exhibited his work in group shows in museums throughout the country including: the Naples Museum of Art, the Palm Springs Desert Museum, the Bladen Memorial Art Museum, the Fresno Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of South Texas, and the Mary Brogan Museum of Art and Science. His art has been the focus of a feature article in the Miami NewTimes, written up in Wall Street Journal, published in Harpers Magazine, appeared in the Washington Post, illustrated the front page of Financial Times, printed in the literary journal of the Henry Miller Library, and discussed in numerous online art periodicals and blogs such as ArtNet.com and ArtInfo.com. Gagnons work has also been displayed on billboards in Miami, New York City, and throughout the state of California.

The Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C., the Art Museum of South Texas, The American Bankers Association, American Bank, Congressional Bank, Dollar Financial Group, and UMB Bank are a few of the public and corporate collections that own his work.

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Education
1993 - 1996
Nataly Nijinski, artist mentor
Fort Pierce, FL
1993 - 1993
Pepperdine Study Abroad in Europe Program
Paris, France
1992 - 1993
Pepperdine Study Abroad in Europe Program
Heidelberg, Germany
1991 - 1993
Pepperdine University
Malibu, CA
Solo Exhibitions

2012
Vertu Fine Art: False Profits
Boca Raton, FL

2011
Front Room Gallery: Border Cruiser
Brooklyn, NY
Pool Art Fair: Front Room presents the Border Cruiser
New York, NY
Brooklyn Art Now: Front Room presents the Border Cruiser
Brooklyn, NY
Scope Art Fair: Front Room presents the Border Cruiser
New York, NY

2010
Fountain Miami 2010
Miami, FL

2009
Arch Gallery: Stimulus Package
Miami, FL
Art@Work: Recent Works
Miami, FL

2008
Democratic National Convention: Border Cruiser
Denver, CO

2007
Bridge Art Fair: Border Cruiser
Miami Beach, FL
Fountain Miami 2007 (catalogue)
Miami, FL
Sleepless Night Exhibit: Time Machine
Miami Beach, FL
ArtCologne: Around the World in a NYC Taxi
Cologne, Germany
Fountain NY 07: Around the World in a NYC Taxi (catalogue)
New York, NY
Miami Billboard Project: Trophy Wife
Miami, FL
PalmBeach!: Time Machine presented by Evelyn Aimis Fine Art
Palm Beach, FL
PalmBeach3: Time Machine presented by Evelyn Aimis Fine Art
Palm Beach, FL

2006
Miami Billboard Project: $100 U.S. Flag
Miami, FL
Fountain Miami 06: Time Machine (catalogue)
Miami, FL

2005
Eins Werden Project Exhibition
Berlin Treptow, Germany
New York Financial District Billboard
New York, NY

2004
California Billboard Exhibition
Riverside, California
California Billboard Exhibition
Riverside, CA

2002
California Billboard Exhibition
Los Angeles, CA

2001
California Billboard Exhibition
San Diego, CA
California Billboard Exhibition
San Mateo, CA
Group Exhibitions

2011
ArtHamptons 2011: Eckert Fine Art
Bridgehampton, NY
Exit Art 2011 Benefit Auction
New York, NY
Art Chicago: Verve Gallery
Chicago, IL
Dallas Art Fair: Verve Gallery
Dallas, TX
ArtPalmBeach Art Fair: Verve Gallery
West Palm Beach, FL
Bertrand Delacroix Gallery: Printer's Proof
New York, NY

2010
The London Original Print Fair: Galerie Burkhard Eikelmann
London, UK
Sensory Overload
Ybor City, FL
Imaginarium
Fort Lauderdale, FL
ArtPalmBeach Art Fair: Verve Gallery
West Palm Beach

2009
Galerie Burkhard Eikelmann: Hidden Treasures
Dusseldorf, Germany
Atlantic Center for the Arts at Harris House Gallery: Activate
New Smyrna Beach, FL
Palm Beach3: Verve Gallery
West Palm Beach, FL

2008
Berliner Liste Art Fair: Galerie Burkhard Eikelmann
Berlin, Germany
Art Fair 21: Galerie Burkhard Eikelmann
Cologne, Germany
The UnConvention
Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN
Galerie Stock: Triplet
Vienna, Austria
Galerie Burkhard Eikelmann: The Olymp
Dusseldorf, Germany
London Print Fair: Galerie Burkhard Eikelmann presents a selection of prints
London, England
ArtCar Museum: Only Yesterday (catalogue)
Houston, TX
Locust Projects: Border Cruiser
Miami, FL

2007
Art Car Museum: War
Houston, TX
Sunset and St. Marks
Capla Kesting Fine Art
Galerie Burkhard Eikelmann: News on Paper
Dusseldorf, Germany
Gallery Wolfgang Exner: Pop 07 Invitation
Vienna, Austria

2006
Galerie Stock: Candy Bar, Cologne Art Fair
Cologne, Germany
Brogan Museum of Art & Science: Currency, Art as Money, Money as Art (catalogue)
Tallahassee, Florida
Galerie Stock: Candy
Vienna, Austria
Galerie der Kuenste: Strictly Berlin 2000-2006 (catalogue)
Berlin-Tiergarten, Germany

2005
City of Brea ART Gallery, Variations On A Theme: Money
Brea, CA
American Museum of Financial History: Counterfeit
New York, NY

2004
Objects of Virtue
Miami Beach, Florida
RVS Fine Art: Summer Group Show
Southampton, NY

2003
Paradies Projekt: Bunker at Alexanderplatz (catalogue)
Berlin, Germany
Long Beach Island Foundation for the Arts: Miami Rocks
Loveladies, NJ
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston: The Dollar as Art (catalogue)
Boston, MA
AJ Japour Gallery: Art with a View
Miami Beach, FL
Fresno Metropolitan Museum: Show Me the Money The Dollar As Art (catalogue)
Fresno, CA

2002
Blanden Memorial Art Museum: Show Me the Money The Dollar As Art (catalogue)
Fort Dodge, IA
Museum of the American Numismatic Association: Show Me the Money The Dollar As Art (catalogue)
Colorado Springs, CO
Art Museum of South Texas: A Time of Rememberance
Corpus Christi, TX
Palm Springs Desert Museum: Show Me the Money The Dollar As Art (catalogue)
Palm Springs, CA
Naples Museum of Art: Show Me the Money The Dollar As Art (catalogue)
Naples, FL
PLG Gallery
Naples, FL
BGH Gallery
Santa Monica, CA

2001
Art Center South Florida: Home Grown (catalogue)
Miami Beach, FL
Misom Projects: Blotter
Miami Beach, FL

2000
Frere: New York Independent Art Fair (catalogue)
New York, NY
Contemporary Art Center of Virginia: Money Making the Fine Art of Currency at the Millennium (catalogue)
Virginia Beach, VA
ArtCenter South Florida: InnerVistas
Miami Beach, FL
Federal Reserve Board: Money Making the Fine Art of Currency at the Millennium (catalogue)
Washington, D.C.

1999
Art800 Gallery: Director's Cut
Miami Beach, FL

1998
DFN Gallery: Realism?
New York, NY

1997
DFN Gallery: Life in the Big City
New York, NY
Art800 Gallery: Realistic Differences
Miami Beach, FL
22nd Floor Gallery: South Florida Artists
Tallahassee, FL
Art800 Gallery: 12 x 12 x 12
Miami Beach, FL

1996
Eye of the Lizard Gallery
Vero Beach, FL

1995
Twelfth Gallery '76 National Juried Art Exhibition
Wenatchee, WA
Fourteenth Pasadena Art League Juried Exhibition
Houston, TX
Boulder Art Association 4th Annual Juried Show
Boulder, CO
San Bernardino Art Association Inland Exhibition XXXI
Redlands, CA
Gallery 57 Dialogue Juried Fine Art Exhibition
Fullerton, CA
Visual Arts Alliance 12th Annual Open Juried Exhibition
Houston, TX
National Art League 65th Annual Spring Open Exhibition
Douglaston, NY
Westbank Art Guild 4th Annual National Art Exhibit
New Orleans, LA
Resurgram Gallery's Third Annual Juried Exhibition
Baltimore, MD
Clallam Art Gallery 2nd Annual Juried Exhibition
Port Angeles, WA
Audubon Artists Inc. 53rd Annual Exhibition
New York, NY
Bibliography

2011
Artlog: Beyond Jasper Johns
http://artlog.com/posts/130-beyond-jasper-johns
Dana McClare Blog: Steven Gagnon: Border Cruiser
http://www.stevengagnon.com/viewPress.php?articleID=86
The Warholian: Fountain Miami 2010
http://warholian.com/2011/01/04/miami-fountain-exhibition-2010-review-and-pictures-basel-miami-beach-2010-wynwood-arts-district-warholian/

2010
Bruce Berkowitz: The megamind of Miami
http://finance.fortune.cnn.com/2010/12/10/bruce-berkowitz-the-megamind-of-miami/
RevMiami.com: PhotoJournal: December 4 ArtBasel Day 5
http://www.revmiami.com/2010/12/photo-journal-december-4-art-basel-day-5-2/
Joanie Gagnon San Chirico Blog: Miami Art Fairs - Friday Part I
http://joaniesanchirico.blogspot.com/2010/12/miami-art-fairs-friday-part-1.html
Miami NewTimes Blog: Fountain Miami 2010
http://blogs.miaminewtimes.com/cultist/2010/12/fountain_miami_donnie_darko_st.php
Hyperallergic Blog: Fountain Celebrates 5 Years of Giving the Finger to Old Skool Art Fairs
http://hyperallergic.com/13748/fountain-miami-2010/
Art Guide Miami: Interview with Steven Gagnon
http://www.artguidemiami.com/2010/11/22/steven-gagnon-interview/
MMDnewswire.com: Artist attacks BRIC acronym with his C.R.I.B. sculpture
http://www.mmdnewswire.com/miami-artist-steven-gagnon-11549.html

2009
Flavorwire.com: Flavorpill at ArtBasel Miami Beach: Days 2 and 3
http://flavorwire.com/54452/flavorpill-at-art-basel-miami-beach-days-2-and-3
Art Agenda: Arch Gallery Presents Steven Gagnon Stimulus Package
http://www.art-agenda.com/shows/view/800
Wynwood The Art Magazine
Batet, Janet. Recent Works by Steven Gagnon. Wynwood The Art Magazine. Summer 2009: page 58.

2008
http://twincities.indymedia.org/2008/aug/miami-artist-drives-illegal-immigration-video-sculpture-presidential-conventions
http://www.rockymountainnews.com/news/2008/aug/26/artist-prowls-denver-art-car/
Twin Cities Daily Planet: One artist's RNC project is -literally-a vehicle for political commentary
http://www.tcdailyplanet.net/article/2008/08/26/project-and-present-one-artist-s-rnc-project-literally-vehicle-political-commenta
L'etoile Magazine: Friday Art Pick
http://letoilemagazine.blogspot.com/2008/08/weekend-whats-what-828-92.html
The Minnesota Independent: 'To project and present:' One artist's RNC project is-literally-a vehicle for political commentary
http://www.minnesotaindependent.com/5377/to-project-and-present-one-artists-rnc-project-is-literally-a-vehicle-for-political-commentary
http://www.univision.com/content/content.jhtml;jsessionid=CFBM1AR31SFNKCWIAA4CFFAKZAAD0IWC?cid=1645086
http://blogs.westword.com/latestword/2008/08/during_the_dnc_check_out_the_c.php
http://www.alipac.us/ftopict-128928.html
http://www.miaminewtimes.com/bestof/2008/award/best-recycled-squad-car-1006242/
People Chinese Newspaper. 22 April 2008. Section 1, Page 16.
http://isthishouston.com/2008/03/08/border-cruiser/
Suarez de Jesus, Carlos. "Review Limbo." Miami NewTimes. 14-20 February 2008. Vol. 22 #46: page 40.
http://criticalmiami.com/2008/01/16/january-artwalk
http://www.themostinfluential.com/blog/2008/01/04/be-my-be-my-basel/

2007
http://www.phillipsartexpert.com/forums/9/202/
http://www.artsqueeze.com/2007/12/10/fountainzonesgeisai-skip-it/
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http://www.artnet.com/magazineus/reviews/robinson/robinson4-20-07.asp
http://diggingpitt.blogspot.com/2007/03/fountain-fair-i-wanted-to-love.html
http://www.dazeddigital.com/incoming/item.aspx?a=345
http://heartasarena.blogspot.com/2007_02_01_archive.html
http://www.artnet.com/magazineus/features/ho/ho2-27-07.asp
http://www.artinfo.com/news/story/24467/armory-week-fountain-makes-a-splash/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/wildfern/399451610/in/photostream/
http://www.artfairsinternational.com/?p=138
http://www.brightcove.tv/title.jsp?title=433480937&channel=2009010
Schwann, Gary. "Contemporary art fair a chance to buy, look." Palm Beach Post. 13 January 2007. Section C, page 2.
Teutsch, Maria Garcia. Ping-Pong: Literary Journal of Henry Miller Library. Big Sur, CA: Henry Miller Library, 2007: 119-122.

2006
http://www.artinfo.com/news/story/24223/art-basel-miami-offbeat-highlights-from-the-fair-trail/
Hollis, Cynthia L. Currency: Art as Money, Money as Art. Tallahassee, FL: Brogan Museum of Art & Science: 2006.
Lee, Linda. „Buying Early and Buying Often. Stephen Gamson runs out of room.“ Florida InsideOut. January/February 2006: 106-111.

2005
Fantz, Ashley. „Sensory overload: A collector’s stash." The Miami Herald. 12 December 2005: Business Monday 6.
Wolfe, Faye S. „Inking an Internship.“ UmassMagOnline. Fall 2005. Online. 4 July 2008. < http://umassmag.com/Fall_2005/Inking_an_Internship_970.html>
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http://www.ksta.de/html/artikel/1127972828560.shtml
http://www.rom.diplo.de/Vertretung/rom/it/Nachrichten/Nachrichten__09__05/27__09__05__seite.html

2004
„Critic’s Pick.“ The Miami Herald, 17 December 2004: Weekend Section/Art, 36.

2003
"Estudios Blue Dolphin - fabrica de suenos“ Cristina La Revista. November 2003: page 74.
The Dollar as Art. Boston, MA: Boston Federal Reserve: 10 July – 24 Oct. 2003.
Finnegan, William. „The Economics of Empire.“ Harper’s Magazine. May 20003: newsstand cover wrap artwork.

2002
http://www.csindy.com/gyrobase/Content?oid=oid%3A6721
Cantor, Judy. „Show Me the Money.“ Gulfshore Life. April 2002: 100-102.
Show Me the Money. Washington, D.C.: Trust for Museum Exhibitions. April 2002.

2001
http://www.pepperdine.edu/voice/issues/fall2001/articles/notes_seaver.htm
Walker, Devona. „Billboards: Freedom of speech or visual nuisance?“ San Mateo Daily Journal. 9 May 2001: page 1.
McPartlin, Martha. „Embattled billboard boasts free-speech message.“ San Mateo County Times. 4 May 2001: 1, 12.
Gurewitsch, Matthew. „The Gallery: Art for Spooks and Bureaucrats.“ The Wall Street Journal. 7 February 2001: A24.

2000
New York Independent Art Fair Catalogue. New York: Frere, 2000.
„Exhibitions – MoneyMaking: The Fine Art of Currency at the Millennium..“ ArtLetter. Contemporary Art Center of Virginia. Sept/Oct/Nov. 2000: 4.
Goley, Mary Anne. MoneyMaking: The Fine Art of Currency at the Millennium. Virginia Beach, VA: Contemporary Art Center of Virginia . 19 August – 15 October 2000: cover.
Boos, Michelle, „MoneyMaking: The Fine Art of Currency at the Millennium, a Cutting Edge Exhibition at the Federal Reserver Board.“ ArtTribune. June/July 2002: cover, 16-19.
“The Subject of Money: Design, Deception, and Artistic License.“ Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, Washington, D.C. 27 April 2000: Panel Discussion Invitation.
Goley, MaryAnne. MoneyMaking: The Fine Art of Currency at the Millennium. Washington, D.C.: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, 2000.

1996
The Artist's Magazine
Article about the painting of my father depicted through his mechanic tools
Professional Tool & Equipment News
Article about the painting of my father depicted through his mechanic tools
Collections
Albert Beyler, CEO Paramount Group
New York, NY
2004
American Bank
Corpus Christi, TX
2001
Andrew Tobias
New York, NY
2001
Art Museum of South Texas
Corpus Christi, TX
2004
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve
Washington, D.C.
1999
Bruce Berkowitz
Miami, FL
2010
Congressional Bank
Potomac, MD
2005
Continental Windgate
Boston, MA
2001
InterBank Collection
Washington, D.C.
2002
Jean Cherqui
Paris, France
2006
Patrizia Grundbesitz GMBH & Co. KG
Augsburg, Germany
1999
Private collections in Canada, England, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Panama, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, United States, and Venezuela
2004
Richard Shack, art collector
Miami, FL
2000
Shawn Woodward, (MP) British Parliament
London, UK
2001
Snap On Tool Corporation
Kenousha, WI
1996
Stephen Gamson
Miami, FL
2000
Steven J. Green, former Ambassador to the Republic of Singapore
Miami, FL
2003
Tui Pranich
Miami, FL
2000
UMB Bank
Kansas City, MO
1998