Born 1980, Columbus OH
lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

San Francisco Art Institute, M.F.A., New Genres, 2004
Ohio University, B.F.A., Sculpture, 2002

2018 Birth of a Star (Really Large Numbers), VisArts, Gaithersburg, MD
2017 Birth of a Star (Really Large Numbers), Gallery 621, Tallahassee, FL
The Loneliest Places, Neon Heater, Findlay, OH
2015 The Impossible Lightness of Being, Guttenberg Arts, Guttenberg NJ
Whale Alert (Really Large Numbers): Rooster Gallery-Project Space, New York, NY
Air Traffic Control & Feather Bomb (Really Large Numbers): 125 Maiden Lane (Art in Buildings Program at Time Equities), New York, NY
2014 Winter Wolf / Shadow Wolf / Feather Bomb / Whale Star (Really Large Numbers): Emerson Dorsch Gallery, Miami, FL
From These Woods (Really Large Numbers), Institute of Contemporary Art, Baltimore, MD
T^2 presented by helper at Gasser Grunert Gallery, New York, NY
2013 Thar She Blows! as part of Location Location Location (curated by Sun Yu), SARDINE, Brooklyn, NY
T-minus, helper, Brooklyn, NY
2012 Sculpture 3.0, Chashama, New York, NY
2011 The Search for an Unattainable Beast, Romer Young Gallery, San Francisco CA
2009 Shooting for the stars, Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia PA
2007 It’s All Relative and He’s Got the Whole Universe, Artist Television Access, San Francisco CA
2006 Everytime a Scientist Dies..., Romer Young Gallery (formerly Ping Pong Gallery), San Francisco CA 2005 Big, BANG! (in progress), The Barbara Walters Gallery, Bronxville NY
2004 Sound, POP! (the entertainer vs. spectator experiment), Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco CA 2003 Feedback, Please(the big speaker experiment), Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco CA
2002 Wrong to Love You (solo), Trisolini Gallery, Athens OH

2016 Toil and Trouble (Really Large Numbers), Collingwood Arts Center, Toledo, OH
Nocturnes VI: The Lost and Found, the Projects Contemporary Art Space, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Lollygagger (Really Large Numbers), Tropical Contemporary, Eugene, OR
Braddock Park Arts Festival, North Bergen, NJ
Signaling to ‘the cipher’ towards a segway (online exhibition), Field Projects Gallery, New York, NY
2015 From Nowhere, Sluice Art Fair, London
2015 Peekskill Project VI, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY
The New Unconscious (Really Large Numbers), SciArt Center, New York, NY
Lilac Arts Series, Lilac Preservation Project, New York, NY
27 Below, De Fabriek, Eindhoven, Netherlands
Getting to Infinity, Walsh Gallery at Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ
2014 Heading Southwest (Really Large Numbers), Cuchifritos Gallery and Project Space, New York, NY
2014 Monotonic Surface: Arctic Soundz (curated by Karl Erickson), The Center for Strategic Art and Agriculture, Brooklyn, NY
Brural: Shattering Phenomena, Bronx River Art Center, Bronx, NY
2013 A Necessary Shift, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY
Housewarming: Notions of Home from the Center of the Universe, Gallery at BRIC House, Brooklyn, NY 2013 Dead in August on the LILAC, Site95, New York, NY
Peekskill Project V, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill NY
2012 Romer Young Gallery at N.A.D.A. video lounge, Miami, FL
Synthetic Zero (as Really Large Numbers), Bronx Art Space, Bronx, NY Defeat the Future, Contemporary Art Center, Las Vegas, NV
2011 PROJECTIONS: 5 NIGHTS / 5 CURATORS, Romer Young Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Living Room, Park Life, San Francisco, CA
Year Zero, Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, Jamaica NY
2010 Conflux Festival 2010, NYU Barney Building, New York, NY
CONVERSIONS/one-night stands, BronxArtSpace, Bronx, NY
The Science Fair, Flux Factory, Queens, NY
Jamaica Flux 2010, Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, Jamaica NY
Bauble, Wool Exploratorium, Washington D.C.
2009 Invisible Empire: Undefined Spaces, Van Abbe Museum of Contemporary Art, Eindhoven Netherlands Incheon Women’s Artist Biennial, Incheon South Korea
Iconoscope, Good Question Gallery, Milford PA
2008 Metropoles, Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, Jamaica NY
Bandwagon, Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia PA
Out the Window, Artist Television Access, San Francisco CA
ATA Silent Auction, Receiver Gallery, San Francisco CA
PDX/posure, WorkSound Gallery, Portland OR
2007 Contemporary Fine Art Projects, Steven Wolf Fine Arts, San Francisco CA, curated by Jose Ruiz Contemporary Fine Art Projects, Frida Kahlo Gallery, Washington D.C., curated by Jose Ruiz Mind Over Manner, Bronx River Arts Center, Bronx NY
2006 Winter Auction, DUMBO Arts Center, Brooklyn NY
DUMBO Art Under the Bridge Festival, DUMBO Arts Center, Brooklyn NY
Appropriately Yours, Transformer Gallery, Washington D.C.
Death by Tealight VI, Artist Television Access, San Francisco CA
WPA\C Experimental Media Series, Corcoran Gallery of Arts, Washington D.C.
2005 Bayenalle, Fruitvale Bart Station, Oakland CA
Fog Food, De Young Satellite Space, San Francisco CA
2004 GENART: Emerge, The Old Mint, San Francisco CA
Order, Measurement, Systems, Artist Television Access, San Francisco CA
BowieArt Film Screening, London
San Francisco Art Institute M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition, Fort Mason, Herbst Pavilion, San Francisco CA
Tim Sullivan’s How-To All-Male Review, How-To Intensive, New Langton Arts, San Francisco CA
New California Masters, WORKS-San Jose, San Jose CA
Third Street Famous Dogpatch Show, SWELL Gallery, San Francisco CA
2003 System Beta, SWELL Gallery, San Francisco CA Landing, Southern Exposure, San Francisco CA
Trace, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco CA
Once Upon a Time, SWELL Gallery, San Francisco CA
CCACA Ceramics Conference, UC Davis, Davis CA
2002 City Navigational System, S.P.U.R. Library, San Francisco CA

2010 Artist in Residence, The Arctic Circle, The Farm Foundation for the Arts and Scientist, Inc., NY
Van Lier Fellowship Award, Studio LLC, Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, Jamaica, NY
Artist in Residence, The Tin Shop, Breckenridge, CO
2009 Artist Fellowship, Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia PA

• Culture Clash: Art, Puppies, and a Rescued Food Feast, Planet Jackson Hole, August 25 2016
• Artlab Resident Artist Looks at the Landscape, Jackson Hole News and Guide, August 24 2016
• Artist Chad Stayrook Explores the Romance of Science, 89.1FM KHOL radio, Jackson WY, August 2016 Filmic Explorations of Magical
• Realism, Wave Hill Blog, March 24 2016
• Peekskill Project 6 Fills Waterfront with Art, The Highlands Current, November 21 2015
• INTERVIEW: Really Large Numbers Talks About Their Work Featured in the SciArt Center Exhibition “The New Unconscious”, SciArt Magazine, July 31 2015
• These Woods Are Not What They Seem,, November 2014
• Russian and American Artists Respond to Natural Disasters, HYPERALLERGIC, February 14 2014
• Site 95 Interview with Chad Stayrook,, July 2013
• Studio Visit: Chad Stayrook, Interdisciplinary, Studio Beat (, April 2013 4000-year-old bubbles popping: Postcards from The Arctic Circle artist residency, Art Monthly Australia, June, 2011
• Art Via the Arctic Portal, RealTime Magazine, December-January 2010
• NY1, Artists Draw Inspiration From Science in New Exhibit, June 11 2010
Summit Daily News, Stayrook Brings Inflatable and Conceptual Art, February 19th 2010
• Philadelphia City Paper, Perspective: 30 Days Hath September at Vox Populi Part 1, September 17th, 2009 • Incheon Biennial: Tuning Exhibition, Catalogue Essay, August 2009
•, Metro Poles, Art In Action Exhibit At JCAL, Nov. 15th 2008
• Washington Post, The Fine Art of Spoofing the Art World, May 26th 2007
• The Riverdale Press, Ring Master, January 18th, 2007
• Washington Post Express, Give a Bit, Take a Lot, Sept. 7th, 2006
• SF Examiner, Great Art in San Francisco, April 22-23, 2006
• Shotgun Review, Moby/Monstro and Me, May 2006
• Artweek, Accelerated Development: New California Masters, June 2004
• San Francisco Art Institute MFA Exhibition Catalog, June 2004
• Flavorpill SF, November 2003
• The Narrative Reconsidered exhibition essay, April 2003