Jordan Eagles portrait
Nationality American
Born b. 1977

Jordan Eagles

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NY-based artist who explores the visual power, social resonance and cultural uses of blood in a variety of mediums that include painting, sculpture, installation, photography and public programming. By using animal blood from slaughterhouses, his artwork address themes of corporeality, spirituality, and regeneration. Most recently, he has had solo shows at the Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, and the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art in NY.

  • SELECT SOLO EXHIBITIONS

    2020
    Can You Save Superman?
    Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art, New York, NY

    2019
    Illuminations
    The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA

    Our Blood Can Save Them
    Keith Haring Bathroom, The Center, New York, NY

    2018
    Jesus, Christie’s
    Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art, New York, NY

    2017
    Blood Mirror
    Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Birmingham, AL

    Blood Equality
    Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, Birmingham, AL

    Illuminations
    Guy’s Chapel, London, UK 

    Illuminations
    Old Quad, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, AU

    2016
    Illuminations
    High Line, New York, NY

    2015
    Blood Mirror
    Trinity Wall Street, New York, NY

    Blood Mirror
    American University Museum, Washington, D.C.

    2014
    Blood Dust
    Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA

    BAR 1-9
    The Fogelman Galleries of Contemporary Art, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN

    2013
    Red Giant
    Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY

    Blood Work|
    Mütter Museum, Philadelphia, PA

    Blood/Spirit
    Museum of Contemporary Religious Art, St. Louis, MO

    Red Giant
    Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ

    2012|
    In Focus–Jordan Eagles
    University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI

    Blood Work
    International Museum of Surgical Science, Chicago, IL 2

    2009
    Hemosapien
    Aljira, A Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ

    2007
    Animal–Spirit–Machine
    Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT

     

    GROUP EXHIBITIONS

    2020
    Surface to Source
    Museum of Contemporary Religious Art, St. Louis, MO

    2019
    Collection Ensemble
    University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI

    Creating an American Identity
    Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO

    2018
    Germ City–Microbes and the Metropolis
    Museum of the City of New York, New York, NY

    Haptic Tactics
    Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art, New York, NY 2017

    Victors for Art: Michigan’s Alumni Collectors—Part II: Abstraction
    University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI

    Blood: Life Uncut
    Science Gallery, London, United Kingdom

    Blood: Attract & Repel
    Science Gallery Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

    Transformations
    Museum of Contemporary Religious Art, St. Louis, MO

    2016
    Up Late
    High Line, New York, NY

    In the Power of Your Care
    The Shelly & Donald Rubin Foundation, New York, NY

    FUCK! Loss, Desire, Pleasure
    ONE Archive, Los Angeles, CA

    Tomorrow Never Happens
    Samek Art Museum, Lewisburg, PA

    2015
    #Interface
    Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art, New York, NY

    NY Blood/Sport
    Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

    2014
    Thresholds: Part 2
    Museum of Contemporary Religious Art, St. Louis, MI

    2013
    Inventory_The EAM Collection
    Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL

    Cell Mates
    Seton Hall University, Walsh Gallery, South Orange, NJ

    The Blood is the Life: Vampires in Art & Nature
    Everhart Museum, Scranton, PA

    2012
    Soul Seekers
    Trinity Museum, New York, NY

    2011
    Collection Highlights
    Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL

    Curator’s Choice
    Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL

    Loft in The Red Zone
    Historic House of JP Morgan, New York, NY

    2010
    Re-Creation
    Ogilvy & Mather, New York, NY

    2009
    Exquisite Corpse
    Paul Robeson Gallery, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ

    Pavilhao 28
    Nova Cultura-Centro Hospitalar Psiquiatrico, Lisbon, Portugal

    2008
    Specimen: Re-presenting the Natural World
    Paul Robeson Gallery, Rutgers University, NJ

    2007
    Martin Luther King, Jr.: Life, Times and Legacy
    The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT

    2005
    Race: Enter Personal Politics
    Athens Institute of Contemporary Art, Athens, GA

    2004
    XX XY
    Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ

  • 1999
    New York University, Gallatin School for Individualized Studies
    BFA

  • Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, Birmingham

    AL Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA

    Alliance Bernstein, Taiwan

    American University Museum, Washington, D.C.

    Art Museum at the University of Memphis, Memphis, TN

    Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL

    Everhart Museum, Scranton, PA

    Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY

    Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA

    International Museum of Surgical Science, Chicago, IL

    Leslie Lohman Museum of Art, New York, NY

    Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL

    Museum of Contemporary Religious Art, St. Louis, MO

    Museum of Sex, New York, NY

    Mutter Museum, Philadelphia, PA

    Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA

    Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ

    Prudential Center, Newark, NJ

    Rutgers University, Paul Robeson Gallery, Newark, NJ

    Secunda Museum, Howell, MI

    Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO

    Synapse BV, The Netherlands

    The Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA

    University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI

    Wellcome Collection, London, United Kingdon