Born 1980 in Livonia, Michigan. Lives in New York City.
Educated as a painter, Couillard is a self-taught new media artist who has made numerous well-received and internationally exhibited video, virtual reality, and video game works, accompanied by installations, paintings, and ephemera. His works often deploy humorous narratives about future dystopias to explore what motivates us as humans to work, live, and create.
Jeremy Couillard was born in 1980 in Michigan. He received his MFA from Columbia University and his BA from Michigan State University. Couillard has exhibited at Zabludowicz Collection (London, U.K.), Phillips Auction House (co-commissioned by daata editions) (New York, NY), Denny Dimin Gallery (New York, NY), yours, mine & ours gallery (New York, NY), Lincoln Center (New York, NY), Louis B. James (New York, NY), Zhulong Gallery (Dallas, TX), Flux Factory (Queens, NY), and has screened his work at the New Museum and Rhizome (New York, NY), Salon 94 (New York, NY), the Brooklyn Academy of Music (Brooklyn, NY), and the Warhol Museum (Pittsburgh, PA). Couillard’s work has been featured or reviewed in Artforum, The New York Times, The New Yorker, Hyperallergic, Frieze Magazine, Art in America, VICE’s The Creators Project, The Washington Post, FAD, artnet news, ARTNews, the Huffington Post, and the Observer. Couillard’s work is in important collections including the Zabludowicz Collection.
JEF: An expansive video project by Jeremy Couillard
JEF is a cosmology, inspired by world building techniques in sci-fi literature, fully automated luxury space communism fantasies and human/computer interaction. The project takes on many forms from animation and simulation to video games and stand-alone video objects from Infinite Objects. This project brings together for the first time various elements that have featured with Daata at Phillips New York, Joyous Dystopia at The Bass Museum Miami and New World Symphony and on Infinite Objects. Jeremy is represented by Denny Dimin Gallery. This project launches the release of JEF on the Steam gaming platform.
Made for the waiting room in Jeremy Couillard’s exhibition “Out of Body Experience Clinic” at Louis B James, 143b Orchard St, NY, NY, April 3rd-May 10th, 2015.