Ted Gahl

b. 1983; New Haven, CT



MFA with Honors; Rhode Island School of Design; Providence, RI; 2010

BFA; Pratt Institute; Brooklyn, NY; 2006




Exposure; Expo Chicago; Chicago, IL


Night Painter; DODGEgallery; New York, NY

Ted Gahl; Halsey McKay Gallery; East Hampton, NY

Ted Gahl, curated by 62nd Dimension; Green Gallery West Milwaukee, WI


Ted Gahl: Winner By Default; Farmington Valley Arts Center; Avon, CT 




Habeas Corpus; Halsey McKay; East Hampton, NY

Caravan; CBG; Cornwall Bridge, CT

Temperature; Projekt 722; Brooklyn, NY

Epiphanic Glow; Geoffrey Young Gallery; Great Barrington, MA

Where My Cones At?; Double Break; San Diego, CA

Black Foliage; 48 Bowery; New York, NY

Daphne, curated by Liam Thomas Holding; Fjord Space; Philadelphia, PA

Size Matters; DODGEgallery; New York, NY

The Final Frontier, curated by Matt Jones; The Atlantic Conference; Brooklyn, NY

Anybody; Backspace; Peoria, IL

These Friends Three; THIS; Los Angeles, CA

Once Emerging, Now Emerging: The Visitation Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980,

curated by Aaron Wrinkle and Jean Milant; Cirrus Gallery; Los Angeles, CA


Gucci; CENTER; Milwaukee, WI

Paper Chasers; Nudashank; Baltimore, MD

Word Problem; Active Space; Brooklyn , NY

Collaborations, organized by Ryan Travis Christian; Western Exhibitions; Chicago, IL

Go Figure, curated by Eddie Martinez; DODGEgallery; New York, NY

Chain Letter; Samson Projects; Boston, MA

Shakedown; DODGEgallery; New York, NY

Directional Float, curated by Brian Maller and Ashley Zelinskie; Curbs and Stoops; Brooklyn, NY

Out of Practice, curated by Nudashank; Presented by Art Blog Art Blog; New York, NY

Not The Way You Remembered, curated by Jamillah James; Queens Museum of Art; Queens, NY

West, Wester, Westest, Pt.2, curated by Ryan Travis Christian; FFDG; San Francisco, CA

Color Me Bad: Joshua Abelow, Brian Michael Dunn, Ted Gahl, and Hugh Scott Douglas;

Nudashank; Baltimore, MD

An Exchange with Sol LeWitt, curated by Regine Basha; Mass MoCA; North Adams, MA

Tompkins Projects West: Works on Paper; Dan Graham Gallery in collaboration with Tompkins

Projects NYC; Los Angeles, CA

2020, curated by May Wong; Above Second Gallery; Hong Kong, China


New Painthings, Ted Gahl/Tatiana Berg; Nudashank; Baltimore, MD

The Power of Selection 3, curated by Ryan Travis Christian; Western Exhibitions; Chicago, IL

Class Projects/Absolute Sellout; Partners and Spade; New York, NY

If I Jump Off A Bridge, Will You Follow Me? collaborative magazine; Edinburgh Arts Festival;

Edinburgh, Scotland

Ten Years Hunting; Parker’s Box gallery; Brooklyn, NY

Power to the People; Feature Inc.; New York, NY

Face on the Bar Room Floor, curated by Laura Swanson and Colin Williams; Gelman Gallery, Chace Center, Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art; Providence, RI

Untitled, curated by Kristen Dodge; Black Sheep Projects; Providence, RI

Postcards From the Edge; Visual AIDS Benefit; ZieherSmith, NY


OutAuction; GLAAD Benefit; Metropolitan Pavilion;New York,  NY

NotAbstract 1; Parker’s Box gallery; Brooklyn, NY

FamJam, Group magazine show, curated by Lauren Mackler; in collaboration with Waiting Room

Gallery, Artfair ULTRA002; Omotesando, Tokyo

New Goth Paintings, Zuriel Waters, Jennifer Lee, Ted Gahl; Art Johnson Projects; Providence, RI

Impossible Exchange, organized by Brina Thurston, curated by Filipa Oliveira and Miguel Amado;

Frieze Art Fair; London, England

Chromatose, curated by Erik Parker; Nudashank; Baltimore; MD

Crit 4, curated by Holly Hughes with guest speaker Robert Bordo; The Spencertown Academy;

Spencertown, NY

ONE NATION (UNDERGOD?), curated by Sara E. E. Young; Gelman Gallery, Chace Center,

Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art; Providence, RI


Rhode Island School of Design: Painting Department Group show; Sol Koffler gallery; Providence, RI

Real Party; Real Art Ways; Hartford, CT


BPF 2; Transmissions Gallery; Berkeley, CA


Big Paper Faces, curator, participating artist, and builder; 2232; Oakland, CA

Pratt Senior Show; Hammerstein Ballroom; New York, NY


Food Chain, curated by the Brooklyn Art Collective; Built Gallery; New York, NY




Whitney Kimball, “Road Trip! AFC Goes to Philly,” Art Fag City, July

Abelow, Joshua, “In Conversation: Joshua Abelow Interviews Ted Gahl,” NY Arts Mag, June


Stopa, Jason, “Out of This Time of That Place: Ted Gahl Paintings @ DODGEgallery,” White Hot Magazine, November

Rifkin, Mark, “Night Painter: Ted Gahl,” This Week in New York, November

Ebstein, Alex, “Up All Night: Q & A with Ted Gahl,” New American Paintings Blog, October

Halle, Howard, “Critic’s Pick: Top 5 Shows,” Time Out NY, October

Donovan, Bill, “Go Figure and Ted Gahl on the Lower East Side,” Beautiful/Decay, October

Chayka, Kyle, Martinez, Alanna, “Top 9 Shows to see this Week,” Artinfo, October

Kimball, Whitney, “October Gallery Preview,” Art Fag City, October

Yeldezian, Alexi, “Everything you need to know this week on New York’s Art Scene,” Guest of a

Guest, October

Mielke, Brad, “Your October Art Walk,” Joonbug.com, October

Nathan, Emily, “New Art GALLERY RAMBLE,” Artnet, October

Miranda, Carolina, “This Week: Must-See Arts in the City,” WNYC, October

Rifkin, Mark, “Lower East Side Group Shows Summer 2011,” This Week in New York, July

Mak, Gerry, “New Art / Ted Gahl,” Lost At E Minor, April


“Ted Gahl’s Paired Down,” Beautiful Decay, November

“Ted Gahl”, Queens Museum of Art, Online Publication

Butler, Sharon, “Gahl and Berg @ Nudashank in Baltimore,” Two Coats of Paint, February

Ted Gahl; Content, 2012; oil on canvas; 14 x 11 in.