Born 1980 in Livonia, MI. Lives in New York, NY.
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 received his MFA from Columbia University and his BA from Michigan State University. Couillard has exhibited at Denny Dimin Gallery (New York, NY), Phillips Auction House (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), and Flux Factory (Queens, NY). He has produced numerous projects with Daata (London, UK) and has screened his work at the New Museum (New York, NY), Rhizome (New York, NY), Times Square Arts’ Midnight Moment (New York, NY), The Bass Museum’s Soundscape Park (Miami, FL), Salon 94 (New York, NY), the Brooklyn Academy of Music (Brooklyn, NY), and the Warhol Museum (Pittsburgh, PA). Couillard’s work has been featured and 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. Jeremy Couillard is represented by Denny Gallery (New York).
Denny Dimin Gallery streamed Fuzz Dungeon—a never ending, animated simulation of an inescapable mess of information that goes back and forth from being an intelligible narrative to a hypnagogic mania—as part of a Virtual Exhibition from June 8th through July 8th, 2021. To learn more about Fuzz Dungeon please visit the exhibition page here.
This video is a 45 minute recording of that live stream.
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.