Exhibitions & Works

































MFA 1998, Columbia University, New York, New York

BFA 1995, University of Houston, Houston, Texas




MONSTERS, Rental Gallery, New York, NY. A group show curated by Robert Longo.

Golden Rain, A project at the Eigeroya Lighthouse in Egersund, Norway. The drawing, This sail will carry you forward it needs only the faintest memory of sun- for journeys into endless dark, included in the installation and catalog by Michael Petry.


Inadmissable, H.P. Garcia Gallery, New York, NY. A group show of drawings and installations, curated by Dominique Nahas.


I.S.C.P (International Studio and Curatorial Program), New York, NY. Built the drawing/sculpture, This hope for an internal sunshine, on site installation.


Life Drawings, Beth Campbell, Danica Phelps and Eric Schnell, Arthouse at the Jones Center for Contemporary Art, Austin, TX. Curated by Regine Basha. Large scale mixed media installation built on location.

The Amarillo Biennial 600; Drawing, Amarillo Museum of Art, Amarillo, TX. Curated by James Elaine.

Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant Recipients Exhibition, CUE Art Foundation, New York, NY. Curated and catalog essay by Gregory Amenoff.

Altered State, Analogue Press, Los Angeles, CA. The Analogue Press Portfolio Series. Volume 1, Issue 2, curated by Jennifer Dunlop Fletcher.

Summer Paper, Devin Borden Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, TX.

Mostly in Two Dimensions, Brazosport College Art Gallery, Lake Jackson, TX. A retrospective of drawings, paintings, etchings and animation created from 1994-2004.


Eric Schnell, Installation and Drawings, Devin Borden Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, TX

Houston Area Show, Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, Houston, TX. A group show curated by Bill Arning, The sculptural installation, Broken Park Fountain was built on site. Catalog.

Eric Schnell, A Better Story (Part IV), University of Texas El Paso, Fox Fine Art Center, Main Gallery, El Paso, TX. A show of sculpture and drawings. Brochure with essay by Kate Bonansinga.


Eric Schnell, A Better Story (Part III), Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, TX. A show of three dimensional works and drawings.

Into the Abyss, edited by Adam Putnam. Drawing and short fiction. Republished in 2004 as John Russell's Frozen Tears II.


Eric Schnell, The Hammer Museum, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA. Installation and drawings. Catalog essay by James Elaine.


That Championship Season, Blum & Poe, Santa Monica, CA. A group drawing show curated by Jenelle Porter.


From Scratch, A show of installations and drawings, 529 West 20th Street, New York, NY. The mixed media piece, A Better Story was built on site and shown with a suite of drawings. Organized by the Fashion Institute of Technology. Included works by Eric Heist and Genesis P-Orridge, Colin Hunt and Jeremy Sigler.


Eric Schnell and Lorenzo de Los Angeles, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY. The sculptural installation, What was left behind and what we brought with us, was built on site and shown with a collection of drawings.

The Searchers, Artists Space, New York, NY. The installation Navigator built on site, curated by Robert Longo, A group show including Sue Debeer, Khanh Vo, Adam Putnam, Colin Hunt, Michelle Elzay and Allison Smith.


The Choice, Exit Art, New York, NY, The mixed media piece Amphibium built on site; including animation sequence and wall of drawings. Selected by Ron Jones.

This Description, Miller Theater Art Gallery, New York, NY. A group show curated by Mathew Brannon.

MFA Thesis Exhibition, Columbia University, New York, NY.


26 Positions, Wallach Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY.


Opening Moves, Hiram Butler Devin Borden Gallery, Houston, TX.



Grants and Related Awards:


Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant Recipient


Awarded a 6 month residency at ISCP (International Studio and Curatorial Program) in NYC.

Work Development grant from The Joan Mitchell Foundation.


Rema Hort Mann Foundation, recieved grant for Installation/Drawings.


Joan Mitchell Foundation, recieved grant for Sculpture.


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