Bailey Scieszka

Born 1989, lives and works in Detroit, MI, USA


2011 BFA The Cooper Union, New York, NY


University of Michigan, MI, USA
The Feather Mantle, Freddy, Harris, NY, USA
FATEBE x OLDPUT, Galerie Maria Bernheim, Zurich, Switzerland
Shrine of Venus, What Pipeline, Detroit, MI, USA, with Valerie Keane.

Brown Study, Plymouth Rock, Zürich, CH
God Gives Us Food, Cornerstore Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA (with Jenn Smith)

All The Brown Butterflies, Essex Flowers, New York, NY, USA

All The Brown Butterflies, Cave, Detroit, MI

Trinosophes, Detroit, MI, USA

Rim Runner, The Cooper Union, New York, NY (in collaboration with Valerie Keane)


Noise, Park View, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Annex at M+B, curated by Jay Ezra Nayssan, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Mom... Dad... I'm Getting a Dog, Bahamas Biennale Mukwonago, Wisconsin, USA

Hope, New Scenario, (curated by Paul Barsch & Tilman Hornig) Dresden, Germany
A.I.R. Gallery, curated by Piper Marshall and Lola Kramer Brooklyn, NY, USA

Monster Mash, Vicki Projects, Newburgh, NY, USA
5th Feelings Film Festival, Montreal, Canada (curated by Adam Levett and Chloe Wise for
Pop Montreal)
Re:Re:Re:, Re:Art Show, Brooklyn, NY, USA (curated by Erin Davis and Max C.Lee)
Under the Volcano, LOMEX, New York, NY, USA
Ever Get the Feeling We’re Not Alone in this World?, What Pipeline, Detroit, MI, USA
15 Steps - Perspectives in Drawing, RBHOA, Detroit, MI, USA (curated by Tylonn Sawyer)
Mutiny in Heaven, First Continent, Baltimore, MD, USA (curated by Valerie Keane)

The People’s Biennial, Long Island City, NY, USA (curated by Valerie Keane)
Feelings Film Festival II, Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY, USA (curated by Chloe
Wise and Adam Levett)
E.S.P. TV, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit, MI, USA (curated by Nicola
Kuperus and Adam Lee Miller)
A Form is a Social Gatherer, Plymouth Rock, Zürich, CH
BSLA X Bobby Jesus, Bedstuy Love Affair and Tomorrow Gallery, New York, NY, USA

Video Center, The N’Namdi Center, Detroit, MI, USA (curated by Michaela Mosher for
American Basketry, Bedstuy Love Affair, Brooklyn, New York, NY, USA (curated by Jared
The Smile Face Museum, Brooklyn, New York, NY, USA (curated by Adrienne Garbini)

Framing Space/Narrating Place, Leeds College of Art, West Yorkshire, UK (curated by
Christine Osinski)

Pollygrind Film Festival, Las Vegas, NV New Filmmakers New York, Anthology Film
Archives, New York, NY, USA

2011 Video Art and Experimental Film Festival, Tribeca Cinemas, New York, NY,

Brown, The Cooper Union, New York, NY (with Valerie Keane and Emilie Gossiaux)


24 June 2017 - “Old Put Crafts: Pinecone Dolls”, What Pipeline, Detroit, MI

10-11 June 2017 - "More Heart Than Brains", Galerie Maria Bernheim, Zürich, CH

8 March 2017 - “Thirsty Olde Pitre”, 13th St. Theatre, New York, NY, USA (Curated by
Nick Faust for Act Up)

28 January 2017 - “The Soft Side of Hardcore”, A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA,
(curated by Lola Kramer and Piper Marshall)

19 October 2016 - “Harvest Time Dismemberies”, Paris Internationale, Paris, France

22 July 2016 - “Heritage Bloodbath”, Bahamas Biennial, Detroit, MI, USA

1 July 2016 - “The Soft Side of Hardcore”, What Pipeline presented at Giovanna’s Bar,
Detroit, MI, USA

20 May 2016 - “The Soft Side of Hardcore”, Plymouth Rock presented at A La Luna Bar,
Zürich, CH

7 May 2016- “The Soft Side of Hardcore”, NADA, New York, NY, USA

20 April 2016 - “Hardcore Heaven”, Opening for Lisa Carver presents the Jaywalker, UFO
Factory, Detroit, MI, USA

18 October 2014 - “All The Brown Butterflies”, PuppetArt Theatre Laboratory, Detroit,


2014 - PuppetArt Theatre Laboratory, The PuppetArt Theatre, Detroit, MI, USA

2010 - The Benjamin Menschel Foundation Grant, The Cooper Union, New York, NY, USA


Novembre Magazine. Issue 11. Berlin, Germany.

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“Avoiding Contemporary Politics At A.I.R. Gallery’s ‘Sinister Feminism’”. Emily Colucci. Art F City. New York. New York

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"Old Put the Clown by Spencer Ashby." Novembre Magazine. Berlin, Germany"

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"Heaven Hardcore by Bailey Scieszka." Novembre Magazine. Berlin, Germany

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“Just Can’t Get Enough: The Disqueting World of Bailey Scieszka.” Katie Grace. Keen On Magazine. Issue 2. Austria.

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“From Within, a Quirky Critique of White Midwestern Culture.” New City. Chicago.

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“Les Galeristes Féminines.” Maria Bernheim. L'Officiel Art. Issue 04. France.

“What Pipeline Ask ‘Ever Get The Feeling We’re Not Alone In This World?’” Rosie Sharp. Knight Foundation Blog. Detroit, MI

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“Art Excesses.” Tages Anzeiger. Ewa Hess. May 25, 2016. Zürich, CH

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“Your Concise Guide to Frieze Week.” Benjamin Sutton. Hyperallergic. May 2, 2016. New York, NY

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“Clowns Are Just Painted People.” Carly Mark. Foundations Magazine, Third Issue. New York, NY

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Beauty Today: Second Base, New York, NY

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