Xavier McFarlin
(210) 612-7159

. 1994, Landstuhl, Germany 
Based in Marfa, TX 


BFA: Photography, Minor: Museum/Curatorial Studies, Parsons, The New School, New York, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions

2021 Texas Biennial: A New Landscape / A Possible Horizon, The McNay Museum of Art, September 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022.

Digital Rights are Civil Rights: Race and Technology, Institute for Aesthetic Advocacy, Minneapolis, MN, began February 19, 2021. 

Art Gallery: 40 Emerging, Tejas Made, 2020 (virtual exhibition)

Until Then, Osseous Matter, September 10 - November 4, 2020.  

FUTURES, Studio Place Arts, Barre, VT, March 17 - August 15, 2020.  

All Together Now: Starting from Scratch, Top Cat, New York, NY, January 2 - January 31, 2020. 

Unsettling Time, Curated by Alejandro T. Acierto, The Wrong Biennale, November 1, 2019 - March 1, 2020. 

Unsettling Time, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, November 4 - 20, 2019. 

The Other is You: Brooklyn Queer Portraiture, BRIC Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, April 23 - May 12, 2019.

Parsons BFA Photography, Aperture Gallery, New York, NY, May 14 - 18, 2019. 

WERQ: We’ve Been Doing This Our Whole Lives, NOGO Arts hosted by Cluster Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, June 8 - 30, 2019. 

Dissociations: Land, Water, Flesh, Skybridge Gallery, Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts at the New School, New York, NY, December 2018. 

Chávez, Caitlin, Review: 2021 Texas Biennial at SAMA and the McNay Art Museum, Southwest Contemporary, November 15, 2021.

Lynch, David, Texas Biennial returns with massive San Antonio footprint and a multifaceted showcase for contemporary art, Kens5, October 17, 2021.

Sauers, Camille, All you need to know about San Antonio's upcoming Texas Biennial art shows, August 30, 2021. 


Ryzin, Jeanne Claire van, The 2021 Texas Biennial to feature 51 artists, Sightlines, May 8, 2021.

Schaffner, Ingrid, Column: A Studio Visit, Big Bend Sentinel, October 20, 2020. 

Perrault, Abbie, Marfa and Terlingua artists open exhibitions at the Texas Biennial, Big Bend Sentinel, September 1, 2020.

Calderón, Barbara, Art Gallery: 40 Emerging, Texas-based Artists to Know, December 1, 2020. 

Aperture, Parsons BFA Photography Senior Thesis Exhibition, May 14, 2019.

Rosen, Miss, Three artists speak on how to create portraits that make an impact, May 9, 2019.

Graves, Cassidy Dawn, Art After Stonewall, Political Portraits, and More Art This Week, Bedford + Bowery, April 23, 2019.

ArtNews, 9 Art Events in New York This Week: ‘Art After Stonewall,’ Lorna Simpson, Frank Stella, and More, ArtNews, April 22, 2019.

Q+A Interview with Xavier McFarlin, Digital America, Issue 13, University of Richmond's Department of Art and Art History, April 10, 2019. 

Leonhardt, Andrea, BRIC’s Festival of Ideas Returns to Explore Social Justice Through Art, BKReader, March 12, 2019.