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b. 1967, New York, NY.

Lives and works in New York, NY.



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E.V. Day received her MFA in Sculpture from Yale University School of Art. She was included in the 2000 Biennial of the Whitney Museum of American Art, and has had numerous solo exhibitions, including at The Whitney Museum at Altria, and a survey exhibition in 2004 at the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University. She has been awarded grants and residencies from Versailles Foundation Munn Artists Program, at Claude Monet's Garden, Giverny, France; ArtPace San Antonio; New York Foundation for the Arts; Dieu Donné Paper Mill and the Atlantic Center for the Arts. Day's work is in the permanent collections of The Whitney Museum, The Museum of Modern Art, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, The Brooklyn Museum, The National Museum of Women in the Arts, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, The New York Public Library, the Saatchi Collection, The Lever House, The Smithsonian Institution and in numerous private collections.

2010 - present

2010 - present



"Artists in Motion: E.V. Day continues to shock, amuse, and move audiences worldwide," Greenwich Look, Spring 2016.


Spalding, Jill, "E.V. Day Interview." Studio International. December 2014

Bronfman, Hannah and Fallis, Brendan. “The Hunt is On: Whitney Art Party Picks By Hannah Bronfman and Brendan Fallis.”, May 2014.


“E.V. Day: SNAP! The New York Artist Straps Down Da Monsta at the Philip Johnson Glass House.”, 7 July 2013.

Scheips, Charlie. “The Art Set: The Glass of Art, Architecture and Nature.”, 7 June 2013.

Zarella, Katherine K. "Ladies & Gents, Unsexed.", 15 March 2013.


"Dramatic suspended sculptures of operatic costumes by artist E.V. Day exhibited at the Meadows Museum.", 11 May 2012.

Johnson, Ken. "‘Giverny’: E. V. Day and Kembra Pfahler." New York Times, 6 April 2012.

"E.V. Day and Kembra Pfahler Bring Monet's Giverny To The Hole Gallery." Huffington Post, 5 April 2012.

Jovanovic, Rozalia. "Giverny Meets the Emerald City at the Hole." GalleristNY, 2 April 2012.

Jovanovic, Rozalia. "New York Botanical Garden Readies Monet-Themed Show, With Rarely Seen Painting." GalleristNY, 6 April 2012.

Jovanovic, Rozalia. "Filling the Hole: Deitch Protege Kathy Grayson Brings Monet’s Garden Into Her Gallery." GalleristNY, 28 March 2012.

"E.V. Day And Kembra Pfahler: Giverny." Dazed Digital, 31 March 2012.

"Kembra Pfahler and E.V. Day's 'Giverny' Opens at the Hole." Papermag, 2 April 2012.

"Giverny in a new light." The Art Newspaper, 26 March 2012.

Bleggi, Doug. "'Giverny' Combines Sex and Nature Via Monet." Societe Perrier New York, 3 April 2012.

Chayka, Kyle. "Artists Invade Monet's Giverny Gardens for a Series of Sexy, Punk-Rock Photos." Artinfo, 27 March 2012.

Sveen, Samuel. "New York: E.V. Day and Kembra Pfahler, Opening of 'Giverny" and "An Oje at the Hole' at the Hole Through April 24, 2012." Artobserved, 2 April 2012.

Harris, Jane. "Interview: E.V. Day and Kembra Pfahler." Time Out, 16 April 2012.

Bronson, Ellie. "Bunnies in the Lily Pond: E.V. Day and Kembra Pfahler at Giverny." Artcritical, 24 April 2012.


Corbett, Rachel. "E.V. Day Heralds New Sephora Art Series." Artnet, 1 November 2011.

Turvey, Lisa. Review of Seducers. E.V. Day. Carolina Nitsch Project Room, New York. Artforum, March 2011.

Kramer, Elizabeth. Ascending Divas: Artist E.V. Day Delivers an Opera-Inspired Exhibit." The Louisville Courier-Journal, 14 April 2011.

Fisch, Sarah. "Landscape, Catfight, and Another Musical." Plaza de Armas, 25 March 2011.

Freeman, Alexander. "International Artist-In-Residence New Works: 11.1." Artpace Magazine, 11.1 May 2011.

Dill, Lesley and Day, E.V. "Opera Chicks: Artists E.V. Day and Lesley Dill Interview Each Other About Opera." Huffington Post, 16 March 2011.

"E.V. Day's Kaleidoscopic Reinterpretation of Monet's Flowers." Review of Seducers. E.V. Day. Carolina Nitsch Project Room, New York. Huffington Post, 3 March 2011.

Biondi, Elisabeth. "E.V. Day's Seducers." New Yorker, 4 March 2011.


Corbett, William. "In Conversation: E.V. Day with William Corbett." Brooklyn Rail February 2010.

Day, E.V. "Flower Power: E.V. Day's Giverny Diary." The New York Times Magazine 16 July 2010.

Upchurch, Michael. "Seattle's Henry Art Gallery Plays Mix 'N Match with 'Vortexhibition Polyphonica.'" Seattle Times, 2 January 2010.






















































Solo Exhibitions















































Divas Ascending, Olin Gallery, Salem, VA


Semi-Feral, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY

Semi-Feral, Salomon Contemporary Gallery, New York, NY


SNAP!, Da Monsta at Philip Johnson's Glass House, New Canaan, CT

Spidey / Striptease, Salomon Contemporary Gallery, New York, NY


Pollinator (Water Lily), Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO

Hats and Merry Widow, SMU, Dallas, TX

Carmen, Meadows Museum, Dallas, TX

Giverny: E.V. Day and Kembra Pfhaler, The Hole, New York, NY

Violetta, Houston Grand Opera, Houston, TX


Flamenco Tornado, Commissioned by Sephora, New York, NY

CatFight, Artpace International Artist in Residence exhibition, San Antonio, TX

Seducers, Carolina Nitsch Contemporary Art, New York, NY


E.V. Day, Otero/Plassart Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

E.V. Day, Dieu Donne Paper Mill, New York, NY


E.V. Day: New Work Under Tension, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL

Divas Ascending, New York City Opera, Lincoln Center, New York, NY (Nov 5, 2009- Apr 18, 2010) [itinerary: The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, Louisville, KY (Apr 14 - Oct 15, 2011); Salomon Contemporary, New York, NY (May 13 - Jun 25, 2011); Houston Grand Opera, Houston, TX (Jan 27 - Feb 12, 2012); Rosewood Crescent Hotel, Dallas, TX (Mar 2 - Jul 15, 2012); Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX (Apr 3 - Sep 25, 2012); Houston Grand Opera, Houston, TX (Oct 19 - Nov 10, 2010)]


Intergalactic Installations, Deitch Projects, Art Basel/Miami, Miami, FL

Sweet Heat, PS1-MOMA, sound installation in the PS1 Boiler Room, Long Island City, NY

Bride Fight, Lever House, New York, NY

Intergalactic Installations, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA


E.V. Day, G Fine Art Gallery, Washington, D.C.


E.V. Day: Survey Exhibition, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY


Galaxy, Henry Urbach Architecture, New York, NY

G-Force Forum, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA


G-Force, Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris/Altria, New York, NY


Transporter, Henry Urbach Architecture, New York, NY


Endorphin Ladies, Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, NY


Group Exhibitions





















































































Pure Pulp: Contemporary Artists Working in Paper at Dieu Donné, Dieu Donné, New York


Disturbing Innocence, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY

Six Features, Robert Miller Gallery, New York, NY


Ladies and Gentleman, Salomon Contemporary, New York, NY


Systemic, Carolina Nitsch Project Room, New York, NY
CTRL+P, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA


Works on Paper, Amy Simon Gallery, Westport, CT
Contemporary Magic, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA
Alice Aycock and E.V. Day, Salomon Contemporary, New York, NY
January White Sale, Curated by Beth Rudin Dewoody, at Loretta Howard Gallery, New York, NY
Legal Tender, Martha Otero Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


Emerging Images: The Creative Process in Prints, International Print Center, New York, NY
Contemplating the Void, Guggenheim Museum of Art, New York, NY
Ways of Looking, Carolina Nitsch Contemporary Art, New York, NY
Carolina Nitsch Contemporary Art: 10 Years of Editions and Multiples, Carolina Nitsch Contemporary Art, New York, NY
Pictures and Statues, Country Club Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
In Stitches, curated by Beth De Woody, LTMH Gallery, New York, NY


Sensate; Bodies and Design, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Collections Exhibition, Henry Gallery of Art, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Dress Codes, Katonah Museum, Katonah, NY
Evading Customs, Brown Gallery, London, England


I Won't Grow Up, Cheim and Read Gallery, New York, NY

Good Doll Bad Doll, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
Wedded Bliss, The Marriage of Art and Ceremony, Peabody Essex Museum, Essex, MA
Blown Away, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL
Belle du Jour, Collette Blanchard Gallery, New York, NY


Multiple Interpretations, The New York Public Library, New York, NY
Contemporary and Cutting Edge: Pleasures of Collecting, Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT
What's Your Hobby, The Fire Place Project, East Hampton, NY
Fashion, Accidentally, Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taiwan
Dangerous Beauty, Palazzo delle Arte Napoli (PAN), Naples, Italy and Chelsea Art Museum—Home of the Miotte Foundation, New York, NY
Womanizer, Deitch Projects, New York, NY


The Female Machine, Sister Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


Crash, Pause, Rewind, Western Bridge, Seattle, WA [itinerary: Missoula Art Museum, MO, 2007]
Marilyn, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, NY


Open House: Working in Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
Needful Things, Recent Multiples, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
Airborn, Henry Urbach Architecture Gallery, New York, NY


Paper Sculpture Show, Sculpture Center, Long Island City, NY
Doublures, Musée Nationale des Beaux-Arts du Québec, Québec, Canada


Rapture, Barbican Centre, London, England
Dangerous Beauty, Laurie Tisch Sussman Gallery, New York, NY
Mood River, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH 


Open Ends, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Ghost, Claudia Gian Ferrari Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy
The Axiomatic Arcade, Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Curiously Strong Collection, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY


Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Artforum Berlin, Hans Meyer, Berlin, Germany
Greater New York, PS1 Contemporary Arts Center, Long Island City, NY
Anywhere But Here, Artists’ Space, New York, NY
Two Friends and So On, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY


At the Curve of the World, Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Luster, Henry Urbach Architecture, New York, NY


Twister, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
Perfect Day, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY
Group Drawing Show, Margarete Roeder Gallery, New York, NY


25th Anniversary Exhibition, John Weber Gallery, New York, NY
Material Matters, A.O.I. Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
Weather Channels, Art Initiatives Gallery, New York, NY
Instant Visions, New York Women’s Foundation, New York, NY
A Few Bright Moments, Void, New York, NY


M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT.
Raw Space, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT.


Nitsch, Carolina. E.V. Day: Seducers. New York: Carolina Nitsch Gallery, 2011.


Giverny : E.V. Day & Kembra Pfahler, in Monet's Garden. New York: Hole Gallery, 2012.


E.V. Day: Divas Ascending. New York: Salomon Contemporary, 2012.


E.V. Day: New Works in Handmade Paper. New York: Dieu Donné Lab Grant Program, Publication Series No. 13, 2013.


E.V.Day, survey exhibition of 10 years, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art; Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. October 23, 2004-January 9, 2005. Catalogue. 2003.

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