Lives / Works
Queens, NYC

2018 CPH, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, NYC, Horticulture
2008 MFA, Goldsmiths College, University of London, Art Practice
1999 BFA, RIT, Rochester, NY, Photography

Public Collections
2018 The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, CT link to objects
2017 The Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA link to objects
2012 The Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC link to objects

2017 Arch and Bruce Brown Foundation, NYC
2013 Franklin Furnace Fund, NYC

2020 Participant Inc, NYC, A green new deal
2017 Art Basel Hong Kong, Rokeby, 200 1st Avenue
2016 Baxter Street / The Camera Club of New York, NYC, IVY
2016 Rokeby, London, Pink Seat
2015 The ONE Archive, LA, Montezland
2013 Rokeby, London, Montezland
2011 Franklin Artworks, Minneapolis, Love Notes
2011 Unosunove, Rome, Over the Long Haul
2010 Momenta Art, NYC, Screen Tests Revisited
2010 Rokeby, London, Forever and a Day
2009 Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, Fragments of Frame [interventions within the collection]
2009 Forever & Today, NYC, This is My Life
2008 Unosunove, Rome, To The Edge of The Forest

Screenings [* = performative; + = solo]
2018 La MaMa, NYC, Coffeehouse Chronicles #146: Mario Montez*+
2018 OOF Books, LA, Calling All Divas
2017 Museum of the City of New York, NYC, Documenting LGBTQ Life
2017 Essex Flowers, NYC, Suburban Eden
2015 P.P.O.W., NYC, Kathleen White: The Spark Between L and D
2013 PERFORMA 13/ PARTICIPANT, INC., NYC, Tribute to Mario Montez*+
2012 High Museum of Art, Atlanta, 13 Most Beautiful / Screen Tests Revisited+
2012 C/O Berlin, Germany, 13 Most Beautiful / Screen Tests Revisited+
2012 Yerba Buena Center, San Francisco, Bros Before Hos
2012 Grand Detour, Portland, Female Trouble
2011 MoMA, NYC, PopRally, 60 Seconds of Fame, interactive event with 280 participants*+
2011 Triple Canopy, NYC, Atlantis, green-screen performance with Mario Montez *
2011 P.P.O.W., NYC, Female Trouble, curated by Bradford Nordeen
2011 MoMA, NYC, Warhol On Screen, Off Screen: John Giorno and Conrad Ventur
2010 ICA, London, Against Gravity, multi-channel video environment with live music by HTRK*

2019 The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, CT, Be Seen: Portrait Photography Since Stonewall, curated by Patricia Hickson
2018 The Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA, Face to Face: Portraits of Artists, curated by Peter Barberie
2018 BGSQD, NYC, Cast of Characters, curated by Liz Collins
2018 Clifford Chance, NYC, Marks of Resistance, curated by Gordon/Robichaux
2017 Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria, Publishing as an Artistic Toolbox: 1989-2017
2017 Nathalie Karg, NYC, Polaroids: The Disappearing
2017 Duplex, NYC, Timeshare
2017 Here Art Center, NYC, No Tomorrow
2017 AMP, Provincetown, the form is stone, the dress is rain
2016 cfhill, Stockholm, Sweden, MENTORS
2016 Momenta Art, NYC, Recap: 30 Years of Momenta Art
2016 Cydonia, Dallas, TX, 13 Most Beautiful
2016 AMP, Provincetown, RI, Atlantis
2015 Regina Rex, NYC, Elisabeth Kley & Conrad Ventur: translucent threads of dawn
2015 La MaMa, NYC, Party Out of Bounds: Nightlife as Activism Since 1980
2014 Sculpture Center, NYC, In-Practice
2014 Museu de Arte do Rio (MAR), Rio de Janeiro, A Venus do Ébano
2014 La MaMa, NYC, Ephemera As Evidence, curated by Ricardo Montez
2014 Cindy Rucker, NYC, Ten
2014 BRAC: Bronx River Art Center, NYC, Know Who You Are At Any Age
2012 MoMA Library, NYC, Millennium Magazines, curated by David Senior
2012 National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Moscow, 'Youngart' Bienniale, cur. by Kathrin Becker
2012 Kunsthalle Winterthur, CH, Clare Goodwin / WeAreTheArtists / Nicolae Mircea / Conrad Ventur
2011 CCS, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, Taking Pleasure for a Ride
2011 Franklin Street Works, Stamford, CT, Slipstreams
2010 MoMA PS1, NYC, Greater New York
2010 MoMA PS1, NYC, The Backroom, Rotating Gallery, curated by Kate Fowle
2010 Centro per l'arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy, Timing
2010 Station Museum of Contemporary Art, Houston, Because We Are
2010 Josh Lilley, London, The Milkplus Bar
2010 Crimes Town, London, il alla a lai de l'ail
2010 Galleria Comunale d'Arte Contemporanea di Montefalcone, Italy, Not Totally Oblivious...
2009 P.P.O.W, NYC, Image Search
2009 Newseum Cultural Center, Rosslyn, VA, Last Stop for Love
2009 John Hansard Gallery, Southampton, UK, Desiring Necessities
2009 Tijdelijk Museum, De Service Garage, Amsterdam, Unfair Project
2009 Rokeby, London, The Earth Not a Globe
2009 Unosunove, Rome, She Said No
2009 Ruffin Gallery, University of Virginia, Landscape
2008 Invisible Exports, NYC, It's not over yet...
2008 Louis Blouin Institute, London, Art After Dark
2008 Alexandre Pollazzon Ltd., London, 3 a.m. Eternal
2008 Bucharest Architecture Annual, Romania, Open City
2008 Somerset House, London, Open City
2008 Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, Is the World Flat?
2008 Bearspace, London, Wastestate
2008 Kunstverein Munchen Goethe Institute, Ludlow 38, NYC, Publish and be Damned

Recent Press
2020 Nam, Hiji, Conrad Ventur: A green new deal, March 2020, Art Forum.
2020 Scott, Andrea K. Conrad Ventur: A green new deal, The New Yorker.
2020 Rovegno, Joseph Conrad Ventur: A green new deal, Musée Magazine.
2017 Abraham, Amelia, A Brief History of Drag in the Art World, Artsy.
2016 Fateman, Johanna, Critic's Picks, Conrad Ventur: Baxter St. Camera Club Of New York, Art Forum.
2016 Manning, Emily, Powerfully Intimate Portraits of Octogenarian Warhol Superstar Ivy Nicholson, I-D.
2016 Dr. Gresle, Yvette, The Story of a Gift, minor literature[s].
2013 Silas, Susan. The Twilight Performance of an Aging Queen, Hyperallergic.