David Benjamin Sherry

Climbers on El Cap, Yosemite National Park, California, March 2014, 2015
Archival pigment print
61.25 x 48 inches
155.6 x 122 cm


b. 1981, Stony Brook, NY
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA


MFA Photography, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT

BFA Photography, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI


Monuments, Morán Morán, Los Angeles, CA

Pink Genesis, Salon 94, New York, NY

David Benjamin Sherry, FraenkelLAB, San Francisco, CA

Paradise Fire, Moran Bondaroff, Los Angeles, CA

Climate Vortex Sutra, Salon 94, New York, NY
David Benjamin Sherry, Danziger Gallery, New York, NY

Wonderful Land, OHWOW Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Earth Changes, ArtPace, San Antonio, TX
Astral Desert, Salon94, New York, NY

Form Forming Formation, OHWOW Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Always Now, The Fireplace Project, East Hampton, NY

Birth in Futurverse, Schlechtriem Brothers, Berlin, Germany

But take me to the haven of your bed was something that you never said, Galerie Lisa Ruyter, Vienna, Austria


Ansel Adams In Our Time, Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, MA
No Time, McEvoy Foundation for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Highlights from the Steven Reinstein Bequest, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Blood Clots, Salon 94, New York, NY

All Matterings of Mind: Transcendent Imagery From The Contemporary Collection, The Nasher Museum, Durham, NC

Photography and America’s National Parks, George Eastman Museum, Rochester, NY
Mount Analogue, Darrow Contemporary, Aspen, CO
Overgrowth, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA

Splitting Light, University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
Russian Doll, M+B, Los Angeles, CA
Jungle, Salon 94, New York, NY
Queer Fantasy, OHWOW Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Color Fields, Sandra and David Bakalar Gallery, MassArt, Boston, MA
Zabriskie Point, Jack Hanley Gallery, New York, NY

Me and Benjamin, Xippas Gallery, Paris, France
Western Romance, Fotofocus Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
What is a Photograph?, International Center of Photography, New York, NY
Another Cats Show, 365 Mission, Los Angeles, CA

Show and Tell: Calder Jewelry and Mobiles, Salon 94, New York, NY
Alchemical, Steven Kasher Gallery, New York, NY
Lost Line: Contemporary Art from the Collection, LACMA, Los Angeles, CA

Into the Mystic, Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Do Your Thing, White Columns, New York, NY
Out of Focus: Photography, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK

The Anxiety of Photography, The Contemporary, Austin, TX
White Columns Benefit, White Columns, New York, NY
These Days, Sotheby’s, New York, NY
Looking Back/The White Columns Annual, White Columns, New York, NY
It Ain’t Fair: Materialism, OHWOW Gallery, Miami, FL
Summer Whites, Rachel Uffner, New York, NY
American Dream, Valentina Bonomo Gallery, Rome, Italy
The Anxiety of Photography, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
New York Minute, The Garage Center for Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia

Greater New York 2010, PS1/MOMA Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY
The Island, OHWOW Gallery and LAND, Flagler Memorial Island, Miami Beach, FL
It Ain’t Fair 2010, OHWOW Gallery, Miami, FL
Galerie Olivier Robert, Paris, France
Eli Manning, REFERENCE Art Gallery, Richmond, VA
Translation (Portraiture), Skylight Projects, New York, NY
Inspired, Curated by Beth DeWoody, Steven Kasher Gallery, New York, NY
Not Quite Open for Business, The Hole, New York, NY
A Word Like Tomorrow Wears Things Out, Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York, NY
Philadelphia Photo Art Center, Curated by Sarah Stolfa, Philadelphia, PA
Objects that Love You Back, 211 Elizabeth Street Gallery, New York, NY
Is A Rustling Petticoat Enough To Bring It Down To Earth?, Curated by Amy Yao, Jack Hanley Gallery, New York, NY

OoO, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, NY
It Ain’t Fair 2009, OHWOW Gallery, Miami, FL
New York Photography Festival, Brooklyn, NY
A Song For Those In Search Of What They Came With, Bellwether Gallery, New York, NY

Photographic Works, Cohan and Leslie, New York, NY
Sonata for Executioner and Various Young Women, Contemporary, New York, NY
I want a little sugar in my bowl, ASS Gallery, New York, NY
Love is a Cannibal, Curated by Becky Smith, Sloan Fine Art, New York, NY
The Dulcet Clime of the Bedchamber, Goff +Rosenthal, Berlin, Germany
Would you date me on the regular?, Oliver Kamm 5BE Gallery, New York, NY

Fractured in Aspect, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Green Hall Gallery, New Haven, CT

2nd Year MFA Exhibition, Green Hall Gallery, New Haven, CT
A Rabbit as King of the Ghosts, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, NY
Smoking Mirrors, China Art Objects, Los Angeles, CA
The Vienna Art Fair, Lisa Ruyter, Vienna, Austria

5 X U, Team Gallery, New York, NY
1st Year MFA Exhibition, Green Hall Gallery, New Haven, CT
Red White and Blue, Spencer Brownstone Gallery, New York, NY

RISD Senior Invitational, Woods Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI
For A Minute I Lost Myself, Red Eye Gallery, Providence RI


Seal of Recognition award by the California State Senate for dynamic landscape work of California’s National Parks, 2016
Rema Hort Foundation Visual Arts Grant, 2010
Richard Dixon Welling Prize, Yale University, School of Art, 2007


Monuments, Radius Books, 2019
Earth Changes, Mörel, 2014
Quantum Light, Damiani, 2012
The Anxiety of Photography, Aspen Art Museum, 2011
Mountains, Rizzoli, 2011
Greater New York, MOMA PS1, 2010
IT’S TIME, Damiani, 2009


ArtPace, San Antonio, TX, 2012


The Alfond Collection of Contemporary Arts, Cornell Museum, FL
Charles Saatchi Collection, London, UK
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Marciano Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
The Nasher Museum of Art, Durham, NC
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH