Selected Exhibitions


Press & Release: An Exhibition of Artist's Books, Phoenix Brighton Gallery, Brighton, England.



Random Art Exhibition, Ursa Major Gallery, Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts.



The Artist's Flat Files @ Pierogi 2000: Typing Paper Drawings



Texas National 2001, SFA Gallery, Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas, juried by Donald Sultan.



The 36th Juried Exhibition, The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY, juried by Halley Harrisburg, Carey Lovelace & E. Thomas Williams Jr.

ANA 28, The Holter Art Museum, Helena Montana, Peter Plagens, curator.

Wild Things, New York University Law School Gallery, Wendy Gardner, curator.

Paradise 8, Exit Art, New York City, curated by Ingrid Schaffner & Kenny Schachter.

International Juried Show, New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, curated by Lisa Dennison, Guggenheim Museum, NYC.

1998 New Directions ‘98,  Barret House Galleries, Poughkeepsie, NY, curated by Eugenie Tsai, Whitney Museum of American Art.

Small Figurative Works, The Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, Florida.

Momenta Art Benefit @ Momenta Gallery, Brooklyn, NY & @ Greene Naftali, NYC.

PS 122 Benefit @ PS 122 Gallery, NYC.



International Arts Festival, Momenta Gallery, Gramercy Park Hotel, NY City.



A Piece of String, Mail Art Installation, The Phoenix Gallery, Brighton, England.



Summer Group Show, The World Tattoo Gallery, Chicago, Illinois.

Mercury's Childhood, Installation at The Eve Drewelowe Gallery, The University of Iowa School of Art and Art History, Iowa City, Iowa.

Hand Made Books, Johnson County Art Center, Iowa City, Iowa.



New West, Gayle Weyher Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah

Paintings by Jeff Loxterkamp and Harold Graves, White's Old Town Gallery, Pasadena, California.

Loxterkamp & Graves, Paintings, Johnson Art Center, Iowa City, Iowa.

Artists in Iowa, The Des Moines Art Center, curated by Linda Shearer, Museum of Modern Art, NYC.



Artists in Iowa, The Des Moines Art Center, curated by Cornelia Butler, Artists Space, NYC.



Recent Paintings, White's Old Town Gallery, Pasadena, California.



Patrick Ellis & Harold Graves, Paintings, Harry Wood Gallery, Tempe, Arizona.



Matthews Center Centennial Exhibition, Tempe, Arizona.  Juried by Jules Heller, Dean, Fine Arts College, Arizona State University.



MFA in Painting and Printmaking, University of Iowa, 1990

BFA in Painting, Arizona State University, 1986

School of Visual Arts, 2008

Aegean Studio Art School, Samos, Greece, 1988

Yale Summer School of Music & Art, 1985

Art Center College of Design, 1982-83


New York Foundation for the Arts, Artist’s Books Award, 1998.

Pilzer-Lynch Painting Fellowship, University of Iowa, 1989-90.

Nicholson-Nielsen Trust Award for Painting, National Society of Arts & Letters, 1986.

Dorothy & Bruce Strong Award for Painting, National Society of Arts Letters,1986.

Ellen Battel-Stoeckel Fellowship, Yale Summer School of Music & Art, 1985.



Drawings have appeared in Pierogi Press Number 9, The Village Voice, The New York Press, The Progressive, The Stranger,

New Observations #82, and in Entertainment Weekly.

The White Bicycle Gallery, (formerly known as 214 Gallery) published the following artist's books by Harold Graves:  

Buildings and People (2009); Hamlet's Digest (1995); Yes, Father, the Lunar Module (1994); Chump (1993); Dream Asylum (1991)

Other Experience

Founding Director of The White Bicycle Gallery, 1991-Present.

Visiting Artist, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1993.

World of Birds Special Exhibits Fabricator, Bronx Zoo Exhibits Shop, New York City, 1991-92.