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ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS

  • 2015

  • Machina, ArtHelix, Bushwick, NY

  • 2014

  • Toil, Curatorium, EB Fine Arts, Hudson, NY

  • 2013

  • Ways of Worldmaking, Youkobo Art Center, Tokyo, Japan

  • 2012

  • Some Astrolabes, Dar Tazi, Fès, Morocco
    Reign Marks,Le Cube, Rabat, Morocco

  • 2007

  • Hearts and Minds, Navta Schulz Gallery, Chicago, IL
    Trainspotting, Lyons Wier Ortt, New York, NY

  • 2006

  • The Last of the V8s, John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI

  • 2005

  • Life and Times, Enoch Pratt, Baltimore, MD

  • 2001

  • Boats and Machines, Harlan Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

  • 2000

  • Last Call, New York, NY

  • 1994

  • Urban Diary, 621 Gallery, Tallahassee, F

  • 1991

  • Greene Gallery, Bay Harbor Islands, Miami, FL

SPECIAL PROJECTS

  • 2017

  • Mirror Mirrored , (illustration of one story) A Contemporary Artists' Edition of Grimm's Tales, published by Michelle Aldridge, Corwin Levi and Gwarlingo Press

  • 2016

  • SPRING/BREAK Art Show, (curatorial project: Steve De Frank and Waldo Jones), New York, NY

  • 2015

  • SPRING/BREAK Art Show, (curatorial project with Guy Nelson), New York, NY

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

  • 2017

  • Pèlirinage, 45 rue Clément Bel, Vallauris, France

  • 2016

  • Mirror Mirrored: Art Meets the Monsters, Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, DC
    Hot Pots, Clay Art Center, Port Chester, NY

  • 2015

  • In the Red, The Royal @ RSOAA, Brooklyn, NY
    Type Indicators, ArtHelix, Bushwick, NY

  • 2014

  • Arts/Industry: Collaboration and Innovation, Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI

  • 2012

  • Plus Loin, à L'Ouest du Maghreb, L'Institut Français, Fès, Morocco
    Permanent Collection, Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2011

  • Toy Story, Rockland Center for the Arts, West Nyack, NY
    30 North by 84 West, Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

  • 2010

  • Good and Plenty, South Florida Art Center, Miami Beach, FL
    Bellwether 2010: Art Walk Bellevue, Bellevue, WA

  • 2009

  • Fresh Asphalt, Gallery Satori, New York, NY

  • 2008

  • The Moment at Hand, Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI
    Nothing at the End of the Lane, The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN
    Post Petroleum, Sheppard Fine Art Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno, NV
    Alchemy, Kenise Barnes Fine Art, Larchmont, NY

  • 2006

  • The Shape of Things, Navta Schulz Gallery, Chicago, IL
    The Studio Visit, Exit Art, New York, NY

  • 2005

  • All Terrain, Average Industries, Wynwood, Miami, FL
    Exit Biennial II: Traffic, Exit Art, New York, NY

  • 2003

  • Fine Arts, British Academy, Rome, Italy

  • 2002

  • Groundswell, Garth Clark Gallery, Long Island City, NY

  • 2001

  • Subdivision, Art Center, Miami Beach, FL

  • 1999

  • Parables/Parallel, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC

COLLECTIONS

  • Brooklyn Arts Library
    Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
    Elwood Beach Fine Arts Foundation
    John Michael Kohler Art Center
    Miami Dade Public Library System, Miami, FL
    Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY

    Cara Enteles, New York, NY
    Tom Healy, New York, NY
    Sonny Kamm, Los Angeles, CA
    Stephen and Linda McGeady, Portland, OR
    Etienne Nouvellet, Paris, France
    Charles-Andre Nouvellet, Paris, France
    Elisabeth Piskernik, Rabat, Morocco
    Kate Shepherd, New York, NY
    Anna Schuleit, Harrisville, NH
    Nawal Slawi, Casablance, Morocco
    Jack Zipes, Minneapolis, MN

RESIDENCIES AND AWARDS

  • 2017

  • AIR Vallauris, Vallauris, France

  • 2013

  • NYFA Emergency Relief Fund
    Youkobo Artist in Residence, Tokyo, Japan
    Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, VA

  • 2011-12

  • Fulbright Research Scholar, Fès,Morocco

  • 2007

  • Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY
    The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH

  • 2006

  • Kohler Arts/Industry Residency, Sheboygan, WI

  • 2001

  • New York State Craft Artist

  • 1997

  • Time Warner Arts Fellowship

MEDIA

  • 2017

  • Depetris, Philippe, “Exposition : concentré d’Australie et d’Amérique à AIR Vallauris”, nice-matin

  • 2014

  • Garth Clark, "Exhibition/Toil: Industry, Owls, Dogs and Trucks by David Packer", C-File

  • 2012

  • Carol Schwarzmann, "David Packer, Les Bidons", Brooklyn Rail
    Syham Weigant, “À Fès, la céramique inspire des artistes new-yorkais”, Diptyk
    Suzanna Clarke, “Superb Art in the Fez Medina”, The View from Fez

  • 2010

  • "David Packer: Studio Visit”, Ceramics Monthly
    Snyder, Jeffrey, “Ceramics Today”, Schiffer Publishing

  • 2009

  • Tourtillott, Linda, “500 Ceramic Sculptures”, Lark Books
    Cordell, Linda, “The Moment at Hand”, Ceramics Monthly

  • 2008

  • Pham, Van, “Post-Petroleum: Envisioning the Future of Suburban Space in America”, Reno News & Review

  • 2007

  • Alan Artner, "Packer solo show an elegy for an era", Chicago Tribune

  • 2006

  • Debra Brehmer, "David Packer: The Last of the V8s", Susceptible to Images

  • 2005

  • WPS1 Interview by Brett Littman: Material Culture (Art Basel Miami 2005)

EDUCATION

  • 1994

  • M.F.A. Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

  • 1983

  • B.A. Bristol School of Art, Bristol, England

SELECTED TEACHING

  • 2011

  • Visiting Artist, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
    Instructor, Greenwich House, New York, NY

  • 2005

  • Visiting Artist, MFA program, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC

  • 2000-4

  • Instructor, Greenwich House, New York, NY

  • 1999

  • Professor, College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY

  • 1996-2001

  • Professor, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC

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