Born 1985, Dallas, Texas
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY and Williamstown, MA

Selected Solo Exhibitions: 
Winter, LMAK Gallery, New York City, 2017
What will become of us who want to believe, but cannot?, Paul Loya Gallery, Los Angeles,2016
Flame As Flag, Paul Loya Gallery, Los Angeles, 2015
Terra Incognita, The Public Trust, Dallas, 2013
Drawing, Painting, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, March 2013

Selected Group Exhibitions:
deCordova Biennial, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA 2019
The Lure of the Dark: Contemporary Painters Conjure the Night, curated by Susan Cross, MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA, 2018
Along the Edge, PDX Contemporary, Portland OR, 2018
Really?, curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody, Wilding Cran Gallery, Los Angeles, 2017
A Hazy Shade of Winter, curated by James Salomon, The Judy Black Memorial Park, Washington, CT, 2017
Legacy: Highlights from the Permanent Collection, Olin Gallery, Roanoke College, VA, 2017
Flagged, UNO Gallery, University of New Orleans, 2017
We need to talk., Outside, North Adams, MA, 2017
Anxiety, curated by Tyler Gibney and Laura Watters, HVW8 Gallery, Los Angeles, 2016
Papered Stories: 14 Artists Dealing with Paper, LMAK Gallery, New York City, 2016
False Flags, curated by Noah Simblist, Pelican Bomb, New Orleans, 2016
Devil's in the Details, The Public Trust, Dallas, 2016
Drawing Quote Unquote, curated by Lorraine Tady, University of Texas at Dallas, 2016
The Flat Files, The Public Trust, Dallas, 2016
William Binnie & Cheryl Humphries, Paul Loya Gallery at PULSE Miami Beach, 2015
Jupiter Island, curated by Lauren Fulton, Circuit 12, Dallas, 2015
Xinla Bansho: Forest of Exponentials, curated by Kio Griffith, Paul Loya Gallery, Los Angeles, 2015
Flashpoint, curated by Generic Art Solutions, Good Children Gallery, New Orleans, 2015  
Public Service Announcement, The Public Trust, Dallas, 2015
Everything is Better in Public, Beefhaus, Dallas, 2014
Dense Fog Advisory, Pollock Gallery, Dallas, 2014
Redefine: Art and Rock'n'Roll, Dallas Contemporary, Dallas, 2014
Word, The Public Trust, Dallas, 2014
TWO x TWO for AIDS and Art, The Rachofsky House, Dallas, 2013
Every Person is a Special Kind of Artist, with Baggage. Ballroom Marfa, Texas Biennial, Marfa, 2013
Hit The Lights, Paul Loya Gallery, Los Angeles, 2013
Work on Paper, The Public Trust, Dallas, 2013

Residencies and Awards: 
The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Artist Residency, Captiva, FL, 2014
Arts Fellowship, Meadows Fellow, SMU Meadows School of the Arts, 2012-2014
Artistic Scholarship, SMU Meadows School of the Arts, 2012-2014
The Doolin Family Research Grant, SMU Meadows School of the Arts, 2013
Faculty Award Research Grant, Pitzer College, 2008

Talks, Lectures, Visits:
Visiting artist/guest lecturer, Rhode Island School of Design, 2016
Visiting artist/guest lecturer, Williams College, 2016
Visiting artist/guest lecturer, Mount Holyoke College, 2016
“Craft and concept in the time of ‘Zombie Formalism’,” The Oxbow School, Napa, CA, 2015
“Popular Suicide Destinations: Sacred Sites of Self-Death,” SMU, Dallas, 2014
“Cow: Raw meat and the vanitas still life,” Perot Museum of Natural Science, Dallas, 2013
“There and not there: The spectral drone,” SMU, Dallas, 2013
“Drawing and painting, a retrograde activity,” Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, 2013

Other Activities:
Co-founder/co-director of BEEFHAUS, an artist-run art space and community center in Dallas, TX
Co-founder and member of ART BEEF, an artist collective and proprietors of BEEFHAUS

Selected Bibliography:
Seven, John, "Fourteen artists pierce the darkness in new show at MassMoCA," Berkshire Eagle, March 2018
Bostick, Nicholas, "Dallas Artist William Binnie Contemplates America in 'The Vine that Ate the South,'" Dallas Observer, January 2018
Biczel, Dorota, "False Flags," Art Papers, July/August 2016
Simblist, Noah, "False Flags," Terremoto, June 2016
Vikram, Anuradha, "Flame as Flag," Daily Serving, February 2015
Albrecht, Lauren, "William Binnie," Art Nerd Los Angeles, February 2015
Shaw, Michael, "Features," Visual Art Source, February 2015
Chassepot, Beatrice, "Emerging Selection," be-Art Magazine, February 2015
Graves, Jen, "This Meat," The Stranger, March 2013
Manitach, Amanda, "(F)art Jokes and Courtesans," City Arts, February 2013
Tocci, Piera, "William Binnie," Lost at E Minor, September 2012
Knudson, Rainey,“Highlights from Art Los Angeles Contemporary,” Glasstire, 2012

Education:
MFA, SMU Meadows School of the Arts, Dallas, TX, 2014
BA, Pitzer College, The Claremont Colleges, CA, 2008
History of Art Program, University of Bristol, UK, 2007