Scott, Dread (a.k.a. Scott Tyler). (b. Chicago, IL, 1965; active Brooklyn, NY, 2013)

Bibliography and Exhibitions


Boston (MA). Clifford-Smith Gallery.
DREAD SCOTT: Lockdown.
Solo exhibition.

Brooklyn (NY). MoCADA Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Art.
DREAD SCOTT: Welcome to America.
February 28­June 1, 2008.
Retrospective exhibition, covering two decades of committed political work in all media.

Spirit Poles and Flying Pigs: Public Art and Cultural Democracy in American Communities.
Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1995.
278 pp., 79 illus., substantial bibliog. Includes: Dread Scott. 8vo (23 x 15 cm.), wraps.

Hempstead (NY). Rosenberg Gallery, Hofstra University.
DREAD SCOTT: It's Right To Rebel.
September 22-November 1, 2010.
Solo exhibition of paintings, video and prints. Five paintings transform archival photographs from the Cultural Revolution (China 1966-1976). Using enlarged Xerox transfers of the photographs, they depict the practice of covering walls with diazabao, "big character posters," widely used during the Cultural Revolution to engage social support for a political mandate. A new silent video, Perpetual 911, repeatedly shows a plane crashing into and then reversing out of 2 World Trade Center.

New York (NY). Rush Arts Gallery.
Joan Kushner, Dread Scott: Postcode Criminals.
September 13-October 20, 2012.
This artistic collaboration focuses on the young men of Brooklyn, NYC, and Liverpool, UK, as they respond to the 'Stop and Frisk' police harassment policy using cell phone photography. This 'policing' is not only based on the color of the victim’s skin, but also on their zip code, or postal codes in the UK. The exhibition included digital photography and collages of scenes from Liverpool; poetry; a wall of posters from college-age UK students; five photo portraits of four Liverpool and one East New York youth, two videos: Postcodes, a montage of short interviews by Joann featuring East New York members of Man Up!, and Stop, a lifesize video portrait installation by Dread.

New York (NY). Wall Street & Broad Street.
DREAD SCOTT: Money To Burn.
Noon, June 22, 2010.
Performance piece. The artist will burn a total of $250. in small bills. In contrast to the 'irrational exuberance' of traders who lose billions of dollars behind the closed doors of trading firms, Money to Burn will take place in public for all to see.

New York (NY). Wessel O'Connor Ltd.
DREAD SCOTT: Kinder & Gentler.
Solo exhibition.

New York (NY). WhiteBox.
Six Feet Under: Make Nice, Week 7: DREAD SCOTT: October Revolution.
August 17-21, 2004.
Solo exhibition. Curated by Jonathan Gilmore. Text published on WhiteBox website: http://www.whiteboxny.org/program/sixfeet04/weekseven.html

Philadelphia (PA). Logan Square.
DREAD SCOTT: Or Does it Explode?.
April 27-September, 2009.
Public installation, made in collaboration with Philadelphia teens. An outdoor public artwork featuring 12 human scale photographic portraits of the teenagers in 2 rows of six illuminated lightboxes, positioned horizontal to the ground, like coffins. The images are complemented by audio in which each articulates their hopes and dreams as well as discussing obstacles and challenges to those aspirations.

Philadelphia (PA). Multimedia Gallery, University of the Arts.
DREAD SCOTT: Resistance is Fertile.
March 8-April 22, 2004.
Solo exhibition. Several prints from "Boom" and other recent prints.

San Jose (CA). Natalie and James Thompson Art Gallery, San Jose State University.
DREAD SCOTT: The Revolutionary Archive.
Solo exhibition of paintings.

San Jose (CA). School of Art and Design, San Jose State University.
DREAD SCOTT: Revolutionary Archive.
March 6-April 6, 2012.
Solo exhibition of paintings (acrylic and xerox transfer) that draw on vintage photographs from the arc of communist revolution -- the Paris Commune, the October Revolution and the Chinese Revolution.

Santa Fe (NM). Santa Fe Art Institute.
October 14-November 22, 2013.
Solo exhibition.

In: New Art Examiner, Vol. 16, No. 10 (June, 1989): 13-15.

Shafer (MN). Franconia Sculpture Park.
DREAD SCOTT: Literal Biblical Horror.
July 12, 2006-Summer, 2007.
Sculptural installation.


AMSTERDAM (The Netherlands). Breda, De Bayerd Museum.
Postcards from black america.
176 pp., approx. 50 color plates, additional b&w text illus., bibliog. Important Dutch exhibition of avant-garde contemporary African American art including many of the internationally recognized post-1970s artists. Texts by Rob Peree and Gregg Tate, in Dutch only. Includes: Renée Cox, Danny Tisdale, Glenn Ligon, Robert Colescott, Ellen Gallagher, Alison Saar, Terry Adkins, Charles Burwell, James Little, Dread Scott, Gary Simmons, Eve Sandler, Michael Richards, Kara Walker, Carrie Mae Weems, Kerry James Marshall, Philemona Williamson, Fred Wilson, Chakaia Booker, Leonardo Drew, Colin Chase, Lorenzo Pace, Anthony Murrell, Charles Searles, Sam Gilliam, David Hammons, Al Loving, Martin Puryear, Adrian Piper, Don Camp, Lyle Ashton Harris. [Traveled to: MUHKA, Antwerp, Belgium; Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem, The Netherlands.] 8vo, wraps. Ed. of 1000.

ANCHORAGE (AK). Visual Arts Center.
Seeing Red White Or Blue: Censored in the USA.
May-June, 1992.
Group exhibition. Included: James Montford, Dread Scott.

ATLANTA (GA). Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design Gallery, Georgia State University.
Potentially Harmful: The Art of American Censorship.
January 10-March 10, 2006.
128 pp. exhib. cat., illus. Text by Cathy Byrd and Susan Richmond. Group exhibition of 24 artists. Included: Alex Donis (L.A. Latino artist), Dread Scott, John Sims, Pat Ward Williams. 4to (26 cm.), wraps.

BRONX (NY). Bronx Council on the Arts, Longwood Art Gallery.
Other, Other: Diversity within Diversity.
June 4-August 7, 2008.
Group exhibition of works by 18 artists of African, Asian, Latino, and Native American ancestry working in drawing, installation, mixed media, painting, performance art, photography, sculpture and video. Curated by Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz. Included: Keith Anderson, Duron Jackson, Juan Sanchez, Dread Scott.

BRONX (NY). Bronx Council on the Arts, Longwood Art Gallery.
Urban Masculinity.
December, 1993-January 7, 1994.
Group exhibition. Curated by Betti-Sue Hertz & Calvin Reid. Included: James Andrew Brown, Janet Henry, Dread Scott, Carrie Mae Weems. [Traveled to: Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT.]

BRONX (NY). Bronx River Art Center.
Group exhibition of works by artists devoted to prisons and the societal causes leading to incarceration (included installations, paintings, photography, and mixed media collage.) Curated by Amir Bey. Included: Dread Scott.

BRONX (NY). Bronx River Art Center.
September 27-November 1, 2003.
Group exhibition. Curated by Grace Moon. Included: Stephanie Dinkins, Felicia Megginson, Dread Scott.

BRONX (NY). P.S. 39 / Longwood Arts Project.
Other Other.
Group exhibition. Curated by: Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz. Included: Duron Jackson, Juan Sanchez, Dread Scott.

BROOKLYN (NY). BRIC Rotunda Gallery.
30: A Brooklyn Salon Celebrating Thirty Years of Contemporary Art.
September 15-October 29, 2011.
Group exhibition of work by some 50 Brooklyn-affiliated artists. Curated by Elizabeth Ferrer. Included: Leroy Henderson, Karyn Olivier, Juan Sanchez, Dread Scott.

BROOKLYN (NY). Brooklyn Museum of Art.
Open House: Working in Brooklyn.
April 16-August 15, 2004.
Exhib. cat., illus. Curated by Charlotta Kotik and Tumelo Mosaka. Includes over 300 works in all contemporary art media, made since 2000 by 200 Brooklyn artists. Included: Terry Adkins, Nicole Awai, Nayland Blake, Louis Cameron, Francks Deceus, Leonardo Drew, Delphine Fawundu; Rico Gatson, Satch Hoyt, Byron Kim, Glenn Ligon, Dave McKenzie, Karl McIntosh, Wangechi Mutu, Kambui Olujimi, Lorenzo Pace, Thabiso Phokompe, Nadine Robinson, Sol'Sax, Dread Scott, Danny Simmons, Lorna Simpson, Fatima Tuggar, Arlington Weithers, and others.

BROOKLYN (NY). Corridor Gallery.
DREAD SCOTT: A Little Sumthin’ 2 Think About.
Two-person exhibition: Dread Scott and Derrick Adams.

BROOKLYN (NY). MoCADA Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Art.
Challenging America's Conscience: 21st-Century Artists Speak Out on Civil Rights and Social Wrongs.
December, 2000-February 10, 2001.
Works include an audio-visual installation on police violence by Bradley McCallum and Jacqueline Tarry; video installation by Dread Scott on crime, prison and revolution; Brett Cook-Dizney's documentation of the large-scale portrait that he installs on abandoned buildings around the city.

BROOKLYN (NY). MoCADA Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Art.
From Challenge to Triumph: African American Prints & Printmaking, 1867-2002.
Thru February 22, 2003.
Important survey. Artists included: Charles Alston, Emma Amos, Romare Bearden, John Biggers, Camille Billops, Robert Blackburn, Grafton Tyler Brown, Calvin Burnett, Margaret T. Burroughs, Elizabeth Catlett, Ed Clark, Eldzier Cortor, Ernest Crichlow, Allan Crite, David C. Driskell, Allan Freelon, Reginald Gammon, Sam Gilliam, Linda Hiwot, Robin Holder, Albert Huey, Mary Howard Jennings, Wilmer Jennings, William H. Johnson, Sargent Johnson, Ronald Joseph, Paul Keene, Gwendolyn Knight, Jacob Lawrence, Norman Lewis, Samella Lewis, Whitfield Lovell, Richard Mayhew, Lev T. Mills, Evangeline J. Montgomery, Otto Neals, Hayward Oubré, Howardena Pindell, Vincent Smith, Dread Scott, William E. Scott, Lou Stovall, Raymond Steth, Dox Thrash, Ruth Waddy, Cheryl Warrick, James Lesesne Wells, John Wilson, Charles White, Hale Woodruff.

BROOKLYN (NY). MoCADA Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Art.
The Pulse of New Brooklyn: A Review of Works of Art by Contemporary Black Artists.
May 18-August 19, 2006.
Group exhibition. Artists included: Derrick Adams, Aisha Bell, Francks Francois Deceus, Chester Higgins Jr., Wangechi Mutu, Otto Neals, Donovan Nelson, Lorenzo Pace, SOL-SAX, Dread Scott, Danny Simmons, Javaka Steptoe, Mickalene Thomas, Willie Torbert, Kehinde Wiley.

BROOKLYN (NY). Roebling Hall.
Late Empire.
July 13-August 10, 2007.
Group exhibition. Included: Kenseth Armstead, Dread Scott, Fatimah Tuggar.

BROOKLYN (NY). Rotunda Gallery, BRIC.
Art Into Music.
February 10-April 27, 2014.
Group exhibition. Curated by Elizabeth Ferrer. Included: Rashaad Newsome, Dread Scott, Bayeté Ross Smith.

BROOKLYN (NY). Schroeder Romero Gallery.
Watch What We Say.
August 26-September 2, 2004.
Group exhibition. Included: William Pope.L and Dread Scott.

BROOKLYN (NY). Skylight Gallery, Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation.
Confrontation or Commentary: The Role of Political Art in Society.
January 24-March 13, 2004.
Exhibition curated by Danny Simmons. A critical outlook on a range of contemporary issues including police brutality, Black feminism, governmental intervention and African religion as a spiritual vehicle for cultural change. Artists include: Derrick Adams, Sheila Batiste, Simone Leigh, Bradley McCallum, Jacqueline Tarry, Sol Sax and Dread Scott.

BROOKLYN (NY). Smack Mellon.
The Hollow Center.
November 17-December 23, 2012.
Group exhibition examining the alliance of political resistance and aesthetics in 'political art.'. Curated by: Nina Horisaki-Christens. Included: Dread Scott.

BROOKLYN (NY). Smack Melon.
January 17-February 22, 2015.
Group exhibition mounted in response to the failure of a grand jury to indict a white New York City police officer for the chokehold death of an unarmed black Staten Island resident, Eric Garner. Curated from an open call for work. Included (among others): William Cordova, Damien Davis, Nona Faustine, Kameelah Rasheed, Sol Sax, Dread Scott, Hank Willis Thomas. [Review: Holland Cotter, "Raging at Racism, From Streets to Galleries," NYT, January 22, 2015.]

BROOKLYN (NY). Smack Melon.
January 17-February 22, 2014.
Group exhibition. Curated by: Smack Mellon's current Studio Artists Esteban del Valle, Molly Dilworth, Oasa DuVerney, Ira Eduardovna, Steffani Jemison and Dread Scott. Artists included: Derrick Adams, Doba Afolabi, Kimberly Becoat, Sanford Biggers, Michael Paul Britto, Crystal Z. Campbell, Colin Chase, William Cordova, Brandon C. Cox, Rosetta DeBerardinis, Oasa DuVerney, Stevenson Estime, Rico Gatson, Tomashi Jackson, Steffani Jemison, Olalekan Jeyifous, Ann Johnson, Rashid Johnson, Coby Kennedy, Nsenga Knight, Anthony D. Lee, Vidho Lorville, Mario Moore, Nyeema Morgan, Jason Patterson, Jessica Ann Peavy, Mauro Pinto, Issa Randall, Kameelah Rasheed, Sol Sax, Dread Scott, Rudy Shepherd, Jeffrey Sims, Bayeté Ross Smith, Hank Willis Thomas, Dareece Walker, Daryl Wells.

CALDWELL (NJ). Caldwell College, The Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College.
Get it on the Record.
September 6-October 5, 2012.
Group exhibition. Curated by Yulia Tikhonova. Included: Damali Abrams, Keith Anderson, Aisha Bell, Elvira Clayton, Sonia Louise Davis, Oasa Duverney, Collette Fournier, Jesse Gammage, Jerry Gant, Wayne Hodge, Yashua Klos, Shani Peters, Valerie Piraino, Dread Scott, Felandus Thames, Hank Willis Thomas.

CAPE TOWN (South Africa). South African Museum.
An Artist Print Exchange Between South Africa and North America.
Group exhibition. Included: Dread Scott.

CAPE TOWN (South Africa). South African Museum.
Cross-Cultural Identities: An Artist Print Exchange Between South Africa and North America.
Included: Dread Scott, et al.

New Year, Same Old Politics: Fredrick Holland & Dread Scott.
January 5-February 16, 2007.
Two-person exhibition.

Our Aim is to Destroy Them!.
Two-person exhibition. Including Dread Scott.

CHICAGO (IL). Randolph Street Gallery.
Re-Imagining America.
September 12 & 15, 1992.
Group exhibition. Artists included: Dread Scott, et al. Flyer.

CHICAGO (IL). School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
A/Part of the Whole.
February 17-March 18, 1989.
Group exhibition. Included: Dread Scott.

CLEVELAND (OH). Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art.
Old Glory: The American Flag in Contemporary Art.
June 14-August 14, 1994.
64 pp. exhib. cat., color and b&w illus. Intro. by Gary Sangster; text by curator David S. Rubin. Group exhibition of work by over 50 artists from the 1950s-90s. Included: Terry Adkins, Willie Cole, David Hammons, Faith Ringgold, Dread Scott. [Traveled to: Gallery of Contemporary Art, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO, June 2-August 4, 1995; Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ, March 16-June 16, 1996.] The exhibition displayed 80 works by over 50 artists, including several pieces from the controversial 1970 People's Flag Show. The showing in Phoenix provoked widespread controversy, was picketed by Veterans, and threatened with closure and the (unconsitutional) arrest of artists and museum personnel as well as closure by the State legislature. [Review: Kathleen Vanesian, "Deja Wow: Red, White and Snooze," Phoenix New Times, April 04, 1996; chronology of events involving the exhibition: http://www.esquilax.com/flag/PAMTimel.pdf.]

Arresting Images: Impolitic Art and Uncivil Actions.
New York: Routledge, 1992.
374 pp., 27 illus., 2 in color, index. Essays on cultural, political and social issues in contemporary art. Extensive coverage of censorship, racism, homophobia, and neo-McCarthyism in America. Chapter 5 focuses on Dread Scott [a.k.a. Scott Tyler] and his installation What Is the Proper Way to Display a U.S. Flag. Other African American artists included: Betye Saar (her Aunt Jemima images), Robert Colescott, David Hammons, Faith Ringgold, Adrian Piper, Tim Rollins + K.O.S. 8vo, cloth, dust jacket. First ed.

GARDEN CITY (NY). Firehouse Gallery, Nassau Community College.
Vexillology: The American Symbol in Art.
September 2-October 1, 2003.
Exhib. brochure, illus. Text by Lynn Rozzi Casey. Group exhibition. Included: Emma Amos, Faith Ringgold, and Dread Scott (whose historic work "What is the Proper Way to Display a US Flag?" was attacked yet again - this time by local elected officials and some veterans groups.)

GREENPORT (NY). Icehouse Gallery.
Group exhibition. Included: Dread Scott.

The New Gatekeepers: Emerging Challenges to Free Expression in the Arts.
New York: National Arts Journalism Program, 2003.
200 pp., 33 color plates, 32 b&w illus. Texts by Amy Adler, Carol Becker, Timothy Cahill, Louis Menand, Roger Newman, Rochelle Gurstein, Charles Mann, Cass R. Sunstein, Michael Brenson, Jake Chapman, Dinos Chapman, et al. Includes: Renée Cox, Chris Ofili, Dread Scott, Kara Walker. 8vo, wraps.

Capture the Flag.
In: The Village Voice, Vol. 34, No. 14, (4/4/1989): 25-31, illus. Includes Dread Scott with illus. of his work.

Modern Art in the USA: Issues and Controversies of the 20th Century.
New York: Prentice-Hall, 2001.
xviii, 478 pp., b&w illus., bibliog., notes, index. Anthology of 160 critical writings and artists' statements on early American modernism, machine age, jazz age, WPA art and photography, Abstract Expressionism, Pop art, conceptual art, earthworks, black art, feminist art, postmodernism, public art, body art, censorship, etc. Includes: documents from the Black Arts Movement (Edmund Barry Gaither, Michele Wallace interview with Faith Ringgold), an excerpt from Judith Wilson's text on African American art in The Decade Show; writings by W.E.B. DuBois, Alain Locke, Langston Hughes, and more. Artists mentioned include: Charles Alston, Emma Amos, Benny Andrews, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Romare Bearden, John Biggers, Camille Billops, Elizabeth Catlett, Robert Colescott, David Driskell, Melvin Edwards, Sam Gilliam, David Hammons, Lyle Ashton Harris, William H. Johnson, Gwendolyn Knight, Jacob Lawrence, Hughie Lee-Smith, Archibald Motley, Chris Ofili, Lorraine O'Grady, Gordon Parks, Howardena Pindell, Martin Puryear, Alison and Betye Saar, Augusta Savage, Dread Scott, Lorna Simpson, Renée Stout, Kara Walker, the Wall of Respect, Pat Ward Williams, Fred Wilson, Carrie Mae Weems. 8vo, wraps. First printing.

HOUSTON (TX). Contemporary Arts Museum.
rAdicAl prEsEncE: Black Performance in Contemporary Art.
November 17, 2012-March 3, 2013.
155 pp. exhib. cat., 50 color and 40 b&w illus. Ed. and intro. by Valerie Cassel Oliver; foreword by Bill Arning; texts by Yona Backer, Naomi Beckwith, Valerie Cassel Oliver, Tavia Nyong'o, Clifford Owens, Rammellzee, Franklin Sirmans, Sur (Sur Rodney). A history of black performance traditions within the visual arts beginning with the 'happenings' of the early 1960s, throughout the 1980s, to contemporary practices. Includes: Derrick Adams, Terry Adkins, Jamal Cyrus, Papo Colo, Jean-Ulrick Désert, Zachary Fabri, Sherman Fleming, Coco Fusco, Theaster Gates, Girl [Chitra Ganesh + Simone Leigh], Trenton Doyle Hancock, David Hammons, Lyle Ashton Harris, Maren Hassinger, Wayne Hodge, Satch Hoyt, Ulysses S. Jenkins, Shaun El C. Leonardo, Kalup Linzy, Dave McKenzie, Jayson Musson, Senga Nengudi, Tameka Norris, Lorraine O'Grady, Clifford Owens, Ben Patterson, Adam Pendleton, Adrian Piper, William Pope.L, Rammellzee, Jacolby Satterwhite, Dread Scott, Xaviera Simmons, Sur (Sur Rodney), Danny Tisdale, Carrie Mae Weems. [Traveled to: joint exhibition at Grey Art Gallery, NYU and Studio Museum in Harlem, Fall 2013.] [Reviews: Ken Johnson, "Riffs on Race, Role, and Identity," NYT, September 19, 2013:review of Grey Art Gallery portion of exhibition.] 4to (11 x 9.5 in.), boards with accompanying DVD compilation of performance excerpts.

ITHACA (NY). Tompkins County Public Library.
Unnamable Name.
January 11­March 30, 2008.
Exhib. cat., illus. Text by Jelena Stojanovic. Group exhibition. Included: Kenseth Armstead and Dread Scott (two new works including "Title Sealed" which features books permanently sealed in envelopes bearing the logo of the Department of Homeland Security.)

JAMAICA (NY). Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning.
Relics & Remnants: Contemporary Reinterpretation of African American Images.
October, 2005.
Group exhibition. Included: Deborah Grant, Loren Holland, Dread Scott, Kehinde Wiley, Hank Willis Thomas.

Transgressions: The Offences of Art.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003.
272 pp., illus. Includes: Robert Colescott, Chris Ofili, Dread Scott. 8vo (9.3 x 7.1 in.), cloth, d.j. First U.S. ed.

Christ to Coke: How Image Becomes Icon.
Oxford University Press, 2011.
352 pp., 165 colo illus.

LONG ISLAND CITY (NY). P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center.
That was Then...This is Now.
June 22-September 22, 2008.
Group exhibition of politically activist art by 64 artists of the sixties. Included: Emory Douglas, David Hammons, and Dread Scott.

LOS ANGELES (CA). California African American Museum.
Through the Gates: Brown v. Board of Education.
February 5-July 31, 2004.
General exhibition curated by Rick Moss; art component curated by Isabelle Lutterodt and Karin Pleasant. Featured 15 artists of different ethnic backgrounds, working in a variety of media such as installation, photograph, video, and painting: Makeda Best, Kianga Ford, Dennis Keeley, John Outterbridge, Elliott Pinkney, Dread Scott, Colette Veasey-Cullors, Larry M. Walker, C. Ian White and Deborah Willis.

LOS ANGELES (CA). Contemporary Exhibitions.
The Fourth Annual Altoids Curiously Strong Collection.
October 5-26, 2002.
The newest installation of the Altoids Curiously Strong Collection included work by Dread Scott.

MANCHESTER (NH). Currier Gallery of Art.
New York, New Work, Now!.
Group exhibition. Included: Dread Scott, Lorna Simpson.

MIDDLETOWN (CT). Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery, Center for the Arts, Wesleyan University.
Black and Blue: Examining Police Violence.
November, 2000.
Exhibition curated by Nina Felshin. Includes Pat Ward Williams' installation Move, Carl Pope, Dread Scott's Historic Corrections, MTV video spots by Chuck D., Wyclef Jean, Reg e. Gaines and Danny Hoch, music by DJ Ski Hi.

NEW YORK (NY). 155th St. and St. Nicholas Avenue.
If You Build It.
June 26-August 10, 2014.
Group exhibition organized by "No Longer Empty" in partnership with Broadway Housing Communities at their newest site, designed by architect David Adjaye. Included: Mequita Ahuja, Radcliffe Bailey, Sonia Louise Davis, iliana emilia garcia, Scherezade Garcia, Shani Peters, Kameelah Janan Rashid, Freddy Rodriguez, Dread Scott, Bayeté Ross Smith, Hank Willis Thomas, William VIllalongo, Nari Ward.

NEW YORK (NY). Austrian Cultural Forum.
It's the Political Economy, Stupid.
January 24-April 22, 2012.
Group exhibition. Curated by Oliver Ressler and Gregory Sholette. Includes: Dread Scott ("Money to Burn.")

NEW YORK (NY). Bowery Poetry Club.
Rhythm of Structure: Mathematics, Art and Poetic Reflection - Circles and Squares.
September 11-October 12, 2009.
Two-person exhibition - the first in a series focusing on the visual language of mathematical ideas and process: Curated by John Sims. Included: Vandorn Hinnant. The other exhibitions in the series included Adrian Piper (March 19-May 2), Paul D. Miller (aka DJ Spooky), John Sims and Dread Scott. [Reorganized as a compilation of the nine two-person exhibitions, with catalogue by John Sims, Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL, February 25-April 2, 2011.]

NEW YORK (NY). Bowery Poetry Club.
You Lie!:Dread Scott & Paul D. Miller (aka DJ Spooky).
Collaborative performance.

NEW YORK (NY). Center for Book Arts.
Required Reading: Printed Material as Agent of Intervention.
October 3-December 15, 2012.
Group exhibition. Curated by by Yaelle Amir. Included: Dread Scott.

NEW YORK (NY). Cooper Union School of Art.
A Knock at the Door.
September 8-October 1, 2005.
Group exhibition of sixty artists, curated by Seth Cameron. An exhibition of art concerned with civil rights and, particularly, First Amendment abuses since the passage of the Patriot Act. Included: Dread Scott.

NEW YORK (NY). Cristin Tierney.
January 6-February 4, 2012.
Group exhibition. Included: Dread Scott.

NEW YORK (NY). Deitch Projects.
The Freedom Salon.
Group exhibition. Curated by Alyson Vieira. Included: Dread Scott, et al.

NEW YORK (NY). EFA Project Space.
Cultural Transference.
June 15-July 27, 2012.
Group exhibition. Curated by Sara Reisman. Included: a collaboration between Dread Scott and Kyle Goen, Shinique Smith.

NEW YORK (NY). EFA Project Space.
Cultural Transference.
June 15-July 27, 2012.
Group exhibition. Curated by Sara Reisman. Included; Firelei Baez, Dread Scott, and Shinique Smith.

NEW YORK (NY). El Taller Boricua Gallery, Julia de Burgos Cultural Center.
Dead Time = Tiempo Muerto.
September 11-October 29, 1999.
Group exhibition. Included: Dread Scott.

NEW YORK (NY). Elizabeth Foundation of the Arts.
Cultural Transference.
June 15-July 27, 2012.
Group exhibition. Curated by Sara Reisman. Included: Firelei Baez, Dread Scott and Kyle Goen, Shinique Smith.

NEW YORK (NY). Exit Art.
Counterculture: Alternative Information from the Underground Press to the Internet.
February 24-June 1, 1996.
Group exhibition. Curated by Brian Wallis. Included: Dread Scott.

NEW YORK (NY). Exit Art.
Illegal America.
March 3-April 21, 1990.
Group exhibition. A reconstruction of the gallery's famous 1982 show about censorship, with the addition of new artists. Included: Dread Scott and David Hammons.

NEW YORK (NY). Fire Patrol No. 5 Gallery.
A Cry for Peace.
September 15, 2001-January 25, 2002.
Group exhibition. Included (among others): Diane Davis, Jean-Pierre Sergent, Rene Hinds, Dread Scott, Jide Odo, Amir Bey, and Carol Blank.

NEW YORK (NY). Gallery 138.
Brown v. Board of Ed.: 1954-2004.
May 17-June 17, 2004.
Group exhibition. Included: Terry E. Boddie, Haz Diggz, Robin Holder, Satch Hoyt, Charlotte Ka, Brookie Maxwell, William Pope L., Dread Scott, and Danny Simmons.

NEW YORK (NY). GAS (Gigantic ArtSpace).
Artificial Afrika.
January 27-March 17, 2006.
32 pp. exhib. cat., color plates. Texts by C. Daniel Dawson, Vernon Reid, Robert Farris Thompson, and Greg Tate. Curated by Vernon Reid and C. Daniel Dawson. An exhibition focused on contemporary artistic appropriation of African cultural traditions. Artists included: Richard Admiral, Willie Birch, Sonya Clark, Renée Cox, Stephanie Dinkins, Ze Frank, Victor Gama, Michael Harris, Satch Hoyt, Patricia Payne, Vernon Reid, Alison Saar, Eneida Sanches, Kevin Sampson, Dread Scott, Accra Shepp, Yinka Shonibare, Xaviera Simmons, Charles Stone, III. [Also produced brief video segment featuring interviews with artists and curators, directed and produced by John Carluccio.] 4to, wraps. First ed.

NEW YORK (NY). GAS (Gigantic ArtSpace).
Tactical Action.
April 14-June 10, 2004.
Exhibition catalogue. Group exhibition curated by Lea Rekow. Included: Kenseth Armstead, Dread Scott, Vernon Reid. Sq. wraps, with cd.

NEW YORK (NY). Hendershot Gallery.
June 25-August 15, 2009.
Group exhibition. Curated by Cristin Tierney and Heather Dell. Included: Dread Scott.

NEW YORK (NY). International Print Center.
New Prints 1991.
May 15-August 3, 2001.
Group exhibition. Included: Radcliffe Bailey, Melvin Edwards, Chris Ofili, Faith Ringgold, Alison Saar, Dread Scott.

NEW YORK (NY). International Print Center.
New Prints 2001/Summer.
May 15-August 3, 2001.
Group exhibition. Included: Radcliffe Bailey, Melvin Edwards, Chris Ofili, Faith Ringgold, Alison Saar, Dread Scott.

NEW YORK (NY). International Print Center.
News/Prints: Printmaking and the Newspaper.
September 5-October 19, 2013.
Group exhibition. Curated by Anders Bergstrom and Anne LaFond. Included: Glenn Ligon and Dread Scott.

NEW YORK (NY). Jim Kempner Fine Art.
The Message is the Medium.
September 9-30, 2006.
Group exhibition. Curated by artist Marshall Reese. Included: Dread Scott

NEW YORK (NY). Lang & O'Hara.
Membership Has its Privileges.
Thru July 27, 1990.
Group exhibition of ten artists. Included: Gary Simmons, Ridgeway Bennett, Rachel Lachowicz collaboration with Dread Scott (Kinder and Gentler), [Review: Roberta Smith, NYT, July 6, 1990.]

NEW YORK (NY). Lobby Gallery, John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
Ordinary Torture.
November 1, 2010-January 7, 2011.
Group exhibition. Curated by Maureen Cummins.

NEW YORK (NY). Louis Abrons Arts Center, Henry Street Settlement.
The Days of this Society are Numbered.
March 6-April 16, 2011.
Group exhibition. Curated by Jorge Amado. Included: Kiluanji Kia Henda and Dread Scott.

NEW YORK (NY). New Museum of Contemporary Art.
New Additions to the Altoids Curiously Strong Collection.
January 25-February 17, 2002.
Group exhibition of 20 new additions to the collection. Included: Dread Scott.

NEW YORK (NY). Robert Miller Gallery.
Art & Outrage.
Group exhibition. Included: William Pope.L, Dread Scott.

NEW YORK (NY). Ronald Feldman Fine Arts.
American Dre@m: A Survey.
February 22-April 5, 2003.
52 pp. exhib. cat., color illus. Intro. by iRonald Feldman, Martina Batan, and Sean Elwood. Group exhibition of 92 artists, including 8 African American artists: Xenobia Bailey, Renée Cox, Rico Gatson, Tana Hargest, Beverly McIver, Paul Pfeiffer, William Pope.L, Dread Scott. [Reviews: Ken Johnson, NYT (March 14, 2003):E41; Kim Levin, "Voice Choices," Village Voice (March 19-25, 2003):70.] Oblong 4to, wraps.

NEW YORK (NY). Ronald Feldman Fine Arts.
May 15-July 23, 2010.
Group exhibition of over 50 artists. Included: Kenseth Armstead, Sanford Biggers, Nick Cave, Rico Gatson, William Pope.L, Dread Scott, Carrie Mae Weems. [The title of the exhibition is based on the name of a fictive elixir which restores life, as imagined by Raymond Roussel in his 1914 novel Locus Solus, as "rebottled" by conceptual artist Terry Fox in 2007.]

NEW YORK (NY). Shirley Fiterman Gallery, Manhattan Community College.
Three Installations: Michael Richards, Nurit Newman, Dread Scott.
Group exhibition.

NEW YORK (NY). Wessel O'Connor Ltd.
To Probe and to Push: Artists of Provocation.
October-November, 1989.
Group exhibition. Included: Dread Scott.

NEW YORK (NY). Whitney Museum of American Art.
2006 Biennial: Day for Night.
January 21-May 21, 2006.
Group exhibition. Included: Jabari Anderson, Mark Bradford, Jamal Cyrus, Kori Newkirk, Robert Pruitt, Dread Scott, Nari Ward. Also included Down By Law, a Wrong Gallery project by Kara Walker.

NEW YORK (NY). Whitney Museum of American Art.
Recent Acquisitions for an American Museum.
Group exhibition. Included: Dread Scott.

NEW YORK (NY). Wilmer Jennings Gallery at Kenkeleba House.
December 12, 2001-February 9, 2002.
Group exhibition of contemporary work in dialogue with September 11, by 20 emerging and mid-career artists. Artists included: damali ayo, Suncadm Bey, James A. Brown, Doughba Caranda-Martin, M. Scott Johnson, Teri Richardson, Gloria Rodriguez, Keisha Scarville, Dread Scott, John Sims, Christopher Stackhouse, Carlo Thertus, et al. [Review: NYT, February 1, 2002.]

NEW YORK (NY). Wilmer Jennings Gallery at Kenkeleba House.
Looking at the World Since 9-11.
December 12, 2001- February 9, 2002.
Group exhibition. Artists included: Damali Ayo, Suncadm Bey, James A. Brown, Doughba Caranda-Martin, M. Scott Johnson, Teri Richardson, Gloria Rodriguez, Keisha Scarville, Dread Scott, John Sims, Christopher Stackhouse, Carlo Thertus.

NEW YORK (NY). Wrong Gallery, Whitney Museum of American Art.
Down by Law.
January 21-May 15, 2006.
Group exhibition - a Wrong Gallery project for the 2006 Whitney Biennial. Curated by Maurizio Cattelan, Massimiliano Gioni, and Ali Subotnick. Included: Edgar Arceneaux, Barkley Hendricks, K.O.S., Glenn Ligon, Dread Scott, Kara Walker, Kehinde Wiley. The wall text defined this exhibition as follows: "Down by Law brings together a family of bad men and women, a parade of wrong behaviors, illegal practices, suspicious faces, and corrupted minds. Assembling works by more than 50 artists from the 1930s to the present, Down by Law presents a gallery of mug shots, police sketches, menacing portraits, and twisted icons, both celebrating and degrading the dark heroes of the American Dream."

NEWARK (NJ). Aljira, A Center for Contemporary Art.
But I Was Cool.
November, 2006-January 20, 2007.
Three-person exhibition of work by Dread Scott, Robert Pruitt, and Jerry Gant. Curated by Gant and Edwin Ramoran. Included: Scott's assemblage ''Bensonhurst: Violence Is an Equal Opportunity Employer" and posters memorializing the victims of Hurricane Katrina, and an African nkisi figure in the form of a black male toy doll bristling with bullets; Pruitt's ''Black Shining Prince'' drawings; Gant's high throne made of plywood and equipped with halo-like headphones and a crown. [Review by Holland Cotter, NYT, January 12, 2007.]

NEWARK (NJ). Gallery Aferro.
Black Rock: The Metamorphosis of Home from Isolation to Connection Task Force.
January 27-February 24, 2007.
Group exhibition. Curated by Noelle Lorraine Williams and Kevin Darmanie. Included: Jamyla & Pete Bennu, Maurice Chesnut, Lowell Craig, Rob Cruz, Easton Davy, Asha, Ganpat, John Fredericks, Jerry Gant, Darrell Goza, Tamara Harris, Nadine LaFond, Kagendo Murungi, Ibou Ndoye, Wura Ogunji, William Oliwa, Veruska Outlaw, Dread Scott, Shaka Zulu Overdrive, Ade Tubgiyele Sedita, Aqueelah Shaheed, Aishah Shahidah Simmons, Nyugen E. Smith, SDNicholas, Joya Angola Thompson, Mary A. Valverde, Bisa Washington Jesse Wright.

OCEANVILLE (NJ). Noyes Museum of Art.
Screenings/Public & Private: Selected Images of People of Color by African American Photographers.
January-March 14, 2004.
21 pp. exhib. cat. Text "Telling Stories, Making (Hi)stories: The Narrative Impulse" by Carla Williams. Included: Don Camp, Renée Cox, Michael B. Platt, Dread Scott, Clarissa Sligh, Carrie Mae Weems, Glen McNatt, Raymond W. Holman, Deborah Willis.

OLD WESTBURY (NY). Amelie A. Wallace Gallery, SUNY College.
Group exhibition. Included: Dread Scott.

PASADENA (CA). Armory Center for the Arts, and other locations.
Show: The Flag.
May 12-June 16, 2002.
Group exhibition. Curated by Nancy Buchanan. Included: Dread Scott.

PLYMOUTH (NH). Drerup Gallery, Plymouth State University.
Sol'Sax and Dread Scott: Life, Liberty & Pursuit...
January 31-March 9, 2007.
Two-person exhibition. Curated by Catherine Amidon.

PORTLAND (OR). Gallery of Contemporary Art, Lewis & Clark College.
Strike! Printmakers as Social Critic.
Group exhibition. Included: Dread Scott.

QUEENS (NY). Socrates Sculpture Park.
September 26, 1999-April 16, 2000.
Group exhibition. Included: Dread Scott.

RIDGEFIELD (CT). Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Artspace, New Haven, and Real Art Ways, Hartford.
50,000 Beds.
July 20-September 23, 2007.
Group exhibition spread over three venues. Chris Doyle commissioned forty-five different artists to make short videos, each set in a different hotel, motel, or inn across Connecticut. The exhibition focuses on the hotel room as a site filled with narrative potential. Included: Dread Scott and Jacqueline Tarry & Bradley McCallum.

ROCHESTER (MI). Oakland University Art Gallery.
March 10-April 15, 2007.
Exhib. cat. Group exhibition. Curated by artist Vagner M. Whitehead. 17 artists including: Dread Scott.

ROCHESTER (NY). Arts Center Gallery, Nazareth College.
Deborah Ronnen: African American Printmakers.
November 9-December 21, 2012.
Group exhibition of works from the Ronnen collection.

SAN FRANCISCO (CA). Fine Arts Gallery, San Francisco State University.
CRIMINAL: Art and Criminal Justice in America.
February 16­March 15, 2008.
Group exhibition. Includes: William Pope.L, Dread Scott.

Group exhibition. Included: Dread Scott.

SAN FRANCISCO (CA). Walter/McBean Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute.
Group exhibition. Included: Dread Scott.

SANTA MONICA (CA). Track 16 Gallery.
Capital Art: Group Show on the Culture of Punishment.
February 3-March 31, 2001.
72 pp. exhib. cat., 55 b&w illus. Mariana Botey and Pilar Perez, eds. Dedicated to Mumia Abu-Jamal, this group exhibition explored issues of police brutality, the prison system, the death penalty, and the culture of punishment. This volume brings together texts by Alice Walker, Mexican revolutionary Subcomandante Marcos, American Indian activist Leonard Peltier and others, as well as poetry, sculpture, photography, drawing and painting. Includes: Mark Bradford, Femi Dawkins, Charles Dickson, Mark Steven Greenfield, Ulysses Jenkins, Glenn Kaino, Ken Light, Kori Newkirk, John Outterbridge, Dread Scott, and Clarence Williams. Sq. 8vo (7.8 x 7.8 in.), wraps. First ed.

SARASOTA (FL). Selby Gallery, Ringling School of Art and Design.
Constructing Realities, Part III.
Thru February 18, 2005.
Group exhibition of five artists. Included: Dread Scott, who created an installation with a prison-style conversation booth in which the viewer was invited to pick up the telephone and listen to the voice of an inmate.

SARASOTA (FL). Selby Gallery, Ringling School of Art and Design.
Where We Live: Photography and Place.
November 8-December 13, 2002.
Group exhibition. Included: Dread Scott.

The RW Interview, Dread Scott: Making Art and Making Revolution.
In: Revolutionary Worker, June17, 2001:8-11, illus.

'S-HERTOGENBOSCH (The Netherlands). Nova Zembla.
New York in Nova Zembla.
Group exhibition. Included: Dread Scott.

SPRINGFIELD (IL). Illinois State Museum.
Illinois Photographers 85.
Group exhibition. Included: Dread Scott.

ST. GALLEN (Switzerland). Kunstmuseum.
Press Art.
Group exhibition. Included: Dread Scott.

UNIVERSITY PARK (PA). Zoller Gallery, Penn State University.
Notorious ART: Dread Scott & John Sims.
Two-person exhibition. [Also exhibited at Ringling School of Art & Design, Sarasota, FL).

WASHINGTON (DC). Civilian Art Projects.
Way Down in New Orleans.
September 5-October 11, 2008.
Group exhibition. Curated by Aubrey Williams. Included: Dread Scott.