Beeler Gallery extends Roxy Paine: Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor


Beeler Gallery is pleased to announce that it will extend Roxy Paine: Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor, a solo exhibition by the New York-based artist Roxy Paine, through March 10, 2017, due to popular demand.

The exhibition features five dioramas that explore contemporary habitats — from a fast food counter in Carcass, 2013, to a boxing ring in bastard octopus, 2014.

The dioramas are enormous — with the largest piece, Checkpoint, measuring 14’ by 26’ 11” by 18’ 7 ½. Roxy Paine: Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor marks the first time more than two of Paine’s large-scale dioramas have been seen together. (Checkpoint and Control Room were at the Gund Gallery at Kenyon College earlier this year; the other three pieces came from New York, Chicago, and Seattle.)

The exhibition opened at Beeler Gallery on Oct. 13 and was previously scheduled to run through Dec. 30, 2016.

Roxy Paine: Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor has been extremely popular since its opening, and there has been a lot of national interest in the exhibition,” said Ian Ruffino, Interim Director of Exhibitions at Beeler Gallery. “We wanted to give more people a chance to see this important show.”



Roxy Paine was born in 1966 in New York. Since 1989, his work has been internationally exhibited and is included in collections such as Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA; Museum of Modern Art, NY; Whitney Museum of American Art, NY; Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, D.C.; National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; and the Israel Museum, Jerusalem.

Paine is represented by Paul Kasmin Gallery in NY, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago | Berlin & Chelouche Gallery in Tel Aviv.  He lives and works in New York.



Beeler Gallery is the main public exhibition space at Columbus College of Art & Design. The gallery showcases work by contemporary artists and designers from around the world. Beeler Gallery also brings world-class speakers — from animators and authors to filmmakers and designers — to talk at CCAD as part of the Beeler Gallery Visiting Artists & Scholars Series.

All events are free and open to the public.

Beeler Gallery is located at 60 Cleveland Ave. in Columbus, Ohio. It’s open Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. The gallery is closed Monday. For more information, visit



Jeannie Nuss
Senior Media Relations Specialist
Columbus College of Art & Design