• Andrea Bowers, Radical Feminist Pirate Ship Tree Sitting Platform, 2013 Recycled wood, rope, carabiners, misc. equipment and supplies 203 x 749 x 152 cm / 80 x 295 x 60 inches, Photo: Nick Ash
  • Andrea Bowers, Memorial to Arcadia Woodlands Clear-Cut, 2013, Metal, paracord, rope, wood, approx. 300 x Ø 170 cm / 118.1 x Ø 67 inches, Photo: Nick Ash
  • Andrea Bowers, I Am Nature: Champion International Clearcut; West Flank of the Cabinet Mountain Wilderness, 2013, Archival marker on found cardboard, 300 x 400 x 3 cm / 9 ft 10 inches x 13 ft 1 inches x 1 inches, Photo: Nick Ash
  • Andrea Bowers, Mug Shot, 2013, Colored pencil on paper , 4.7 x 3.7 inches, 12 x 9.5 cm, Paper size: 30 x 22.3 inches / 76.2 x 56.5 cm, Image size: 4.7 x 3.7 inches / 12 x 9.5 cm, Photo: Nick Ash
  • Andrea Bowers, Mug Shot, 2013 (detail), Colored pencil on paper , 4.7 x 3.7 inches, 12 x 9.5 cm, Paper size: 30 x 22.3 inches / 76.2 x 56.5 cm, Image size: 4.7 x 3.7 inches / 12 x 9.5 cm, Photo: Nick Ash
  • Andrea Bowers, Political Poetry - Gagosian Recycled (Sun Ra & Calder), 2013, Graphite on invitation cards, 2 parts, Part 1: 23.5 x 13.6 cm, Part 2: 18.4 x 18.4 cm, Overall: 23.5 x 33 cm
  • Andrea Bowers, I Plan to Stay a Believer - The Arcadia 4 Tree Sit, 2013, Blu-ray, Loop, RT 1:00:55, Dimensions variable, Installation view, 2013, Capitain Petzel Berlin, Photo: Nick Ash
  • Andrea Bowers & Olga Koumoundouros, TRANSFORMer: Platform for Community Education, Activism and Fundraising, 2013, Tang Museum, Skidmore College
  • Andrea Bowers, The Past is Present, 2013, Exhibition view,
 MOCAD, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit
  • Andrea Bowers, Brown Beret (May Day March, Los Angeles, 2011), 2012, colored pencil on paper, 76.2 x 56.5 cm / 30 x 22 1/4 inches
  • Andrea Bowers, Brown Beret (May Day March, Los Angeles, 2011), 2012 (detail), colored pencil on paper, 76.2 x 56.5 cm / 30 x 22 1/4 inches
  • Andrea Bowers, Disrupt Defend Protect Preserve Tree Sitting Chair for Forest Defense, 2012, Recycled wood, rope, carabiners, misc. equipment and supplies, 87.6 x 91.4 x 106.7 cm / 34.5 x 36 x 42 inches
  • Andrea Bowers, Stop Ecocide Tree Sitting Platform for Forest Defense, 2012, Recycled wood, rope, carabiners, misc. equipment and supplies, 213.4 x 213.4 x 215.9 cm / 84 x 84 x 85 inches
  • Andrea Bowers & Olga Koumoundouros, Transformer Display of Community Information and Activation, 2011, Art Public Miami Beach on occasion of Art Basel Miami Beach in collaborates with the Bass Museum of Art, Miami
  • Andrea Bowers, Ni Una Muerte Mas, 2011, Exhibition view, Projects Room, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens
  • Andrea Bowers , The Weight of Relevance, Secession, Vienna, 2007,
Graphite and prismacolor on paper, 183 x 91.5 cm / 36 x 72 inches each
  • Andrea Bowers , The Weight of Relevance, 2007, Secession, Vienna, 2007,
3 channel video projection (color, sound, 26:15 min. looped)
  • Andrea, Bowers, The Weight of Relevance, 2007, Exhibition view, The Power Plant, Toronto, 
Photo: Rafael Goldchain
  • Andrea Bowers , Nothing is Neutral, 2006, 
Installation view, REDCAT, Los Angeles. Photo: Scott Groller
Andrea Bowers

Hammer Projects: Andrea Bowers

Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

March 11 – July 16, 2017



Andrea Bowers

Womxn Workers of the World Unite!

Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OR

February 10 – June 18, 2017



ANDREA BOWERS 

 

Born 1965 Wilmington, OH

 

EDUCATION

 

1992

M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

 

1987

B.F.A., Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

 

Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2017

Womxn Workers of the World Unite!, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OR

 

2016

Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR (forthcoming)

Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY (forthcoming)

 

2015

Self-Determination, kaufmann repetto, Milan, Italy

 

2014
Self-Determination, kaufmann repetto, Milan, Italy

IN SITU – 1, Espace culturel Louis Vuitton, Paris, France

#sweetjane, Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, CA

 

2013

Cultivating the Courage to Sin, Capitain Petzel, Berlin, Germany

Transformer Display for Community Fundraising: Phase 4 (two-person show with Olga Koumoundouros), Tang Museum, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY

 

2012

Help the Work Along, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA

 

2011

Ni Una Muerta Mas, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece (curated by Anna Karetsi)

The New Women’s Survival Guide, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY

 

2010

Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA

 

2009

Mercy Mercy Me, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY

An Eloquent Woman, Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France

 

2008

Sanctuary, Van Horn, Düsseldorf, Germany

The Weight of Relevance, ZKM/Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany

 

2007

The Weight of Relevance, The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada (curated by Gregory Burke)

The Weight of Relevance, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, CA

The Weight of Relevance, Secession, Vienna, Austria

 

2006

Nothing is Neutral: Andrea Bowers, REDCAT, Los Angeles, CA; ArtPace, San Antonio, TX; St. Louis Museum, St. Louis, MO (curated by Eungie Joo)

Vows, Halle fuer Kunst, eV, Lüneburg, Germany

Eulogies to One and Another, Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France

Mehdi Chouakri, Berlin, Germany

Letters to an Army of Three, Core Program, Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX (curated by Mary Leclère)

 

2005

Culture of Choice, Van Horn, Düsseldorf, Germany

 

2004

Soft Blockades Part 2, Magazin 4, Voralberger Kunstverein, Bregenz, Austria

Soft Blockades, Mary Goldman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Nonviolent Civil Disobedience Training, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY

 

2003

Magical Politics, Chouakri Brahms, Berlin, Germany

 

2002

Virtual Arena, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY

From Mouth to Ear, Goldman Tevis, Los Angeles, CA

Box with Dance of Its Own Making, Chouakri Brahms, Berlin, Germany

 

2001

Democracy’s Body – Dance Dance Revolution, Art 32 Basel, Art Statements, Basel, Switzerland (presented by Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY)

 

2000

Intimate Strangers, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY

I Need a Hero, Institute of Visual Arts (INOVA), University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

One and the Same Body, ARCO Project Room, Madrid, Spain (presented by Sara Meltzer’s on view, New York, NY)

1301 PE, Los Angeles, CA

 

1999

Moving Equilibrium, Sara Meltzer’s on view, New York, NY

 

1998

Ohio (two-person show with Sam Durant), Dogenhaus Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Spectacular Appearances, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA

 

1997

Spectacular Appearances in the Food Court, A project with the Santa Monica Museum of Art Video Installation, Santa Monica Place Mall, Santa Monica, CA

Spanish Box, Santa Monica, CA

 

1994

Damaged Goods, Bliss, Pasadena, CA

 

1993

FOOD HOUSE, Santa Monica, CA

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2017

Bowers/ERRE – So Close and So Far, Westmond Ridley – Tree Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA

 

2016

The Neighbors, part two, in two parts: Sanctuary: Andrea Bowers and Home: Andrea Aragón, The Bronx Museum of Arts, New York, NY
Take Me (I’m Yours), Jewish Museum, New York, NY

 

2015

Le Souffleur – Schürmann trifft Ludwig, Ludwig Forum Aachen, Aachen, Germany

Words, Words, Words, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR

A Voice Remains, Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London

Drawing Now, Albertina, Vienna, Austria

When Artists Speak Truth, The 8th Floor, New York, NY

The Bottom Line, S.M.A.K., Gent, Belgium

Agitprop!, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

 

2014

L’avenir (looking forward), La Biennale de Montréal, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Montréal, Canada

Burning Down the House, 10th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, South Korea

SITElines: New Perspectives on Art of the Americas, SITE SANTA FE BIENNIAL, Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM

Grip friheten! Take Liberty!, Museum of Contemporary Art, Nationalmuseum Oslo, Norway

Pace Gems, Linda Pace Foundation, San Antonio, TX

Post-Picasso: Contemporary Artists’ Responses to his Life and Art, Museo Picasso, Barcelona, Spain Andrea Bowers and Susanne Lacy, The Drawing Center, New York, NY

The Sunken Living Room, Franklin Street Works, Stamford, CT

If I can’t dance to it, it’s not my revolution, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College, PA

The Other Side: Chinese and Mexican Immigration to America, USC Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, CA

 

2013

The Magnetic North, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark

The Past is Present, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit, MI

Utah Biennial of Contemporary Art, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Mondo, UT (collaboration with Cori Redstone)

Selections from the Grunwald Center and the Hammer Contemporary Collection, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Approximately Infinite Universe, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA

Labour and Wait, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA

 

2012

Make Liverpool a City of Sanctuary, Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art, Liverpool, UK

The Living Years: Art after 1989, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

The Residue of Memory, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO

Audience as Subject Part 2: Extra Large, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

No Person May Carry a Fish into a Bar, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA (curated by Julian Hoeber and Alix Lambert)

Drawn from Photography, DePaul Art Museum, Chicago, IL

Malas Artes, Galería Nieves Fernández, Madrid, Spain

Go Tell It On The Mountain, Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Five Acts: Chronicles of Dissent, Marginal Utility, Philadelphia, PA

Femmescapes, Lenore Pereira &Rich Niles private gallery, San Francisco, CA

Nothing Beside Remains, a project with LAND, Marfa, TX (collaboration with Shizu Saldamando)

 

2011

Why I Never Became a Dancer, Sammlung Goetz im Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany

Drawn from Photography, The Drawing Center, New York, NY

Body Gesture, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR

I Am Still Alive: Politics and Everyday Life in Contemporary Drawing, The Museum of Modern Art, NY

Word Is…., Luckman Art Gallery, California State University, Los Angeles, CA

Greater LA, PS1, New York, NY (curated by Benjamin Godsill, Eleaonor Cayre and Joel Mesler)

In Process, Ann 330 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

2010

The Artist’s Museum: Los Angeles Artists 1980-2010, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

The Politics of Art, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece

The Last Newspaper, The New Museum, New York, NY

Sisters, Brothers & Others, Claremont University East Gallery, Claremont, CA

Everything is Political, FOCA Fellowship exhibition, Fellows of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

In the Balance: Art for a Changing World, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia

The Seventh House, Edgar Arceneaux, Andrea Bowers, Olga Koumoundouros, Rodney McMillian, Charles Gaines, Nery Gabriel Lemus, Project Row Houses, Houston, TX

The Road to Hell is Paved…, Las Cienegas Projects, Los Angeles, CA

Cycle 8: Stowaways, The Centro Cultural Montehermoso, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Araba, Spain (curated by Elke Krystufek; part of the exhibition series PASSWORDS, New Representation on Femininity)

Collection: MOCA’s First Thirty Years (1980 – Now), The Geffen Contemporary at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles, CA

Inaugural Group Exhibition, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA

Love in a Cemetery, 18th Street Art Center, Santa Monica, CA

 

2009

Andrea Bowers and Suzanne Lacy: Your Donations Do Our Work, Sweeney Art Gallery, University of California Riverside, Riverside, CA

DAS GESPINST, collection Schürmann at Museum Abteilberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany

Multitud Singular: El arte de resistir, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain

 

2008

Wunderkammer Lüneburg, Halle für Kunst, Lüneburg, Germany

California Biennial 2008, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA

Progress, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

Index: Conceptualism in California from the Permanent Collection, The Geffen Contemporary at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles, CA

nach/sichten. Video works from the Goetz Collection, Edith Russ Site for Media Art in Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Germany (curated by Sabine Himmelsbach and Stephan Urbaschek)

Proyecto Civico / Civic Project, Centro Cultural Tijuana (CECUT), Tijuana, Mexico (curated by Lucia Sanroman and Ruth Estevez)

Memory is your image of perfection, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA

Southern Exposure: Works from the Collection of the MCA San Diego, Museum of Contemporary Art, Syndey, Australia (curated by Rachel Kent and Dr. Stephanie Hanor)

Currents: Recent Acquisitions, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington DC

The Way That We Rhyme: Women, Art and Politics, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco

We Remember The Sun, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

Amateurs, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA (curated by Ralph Rugoff)

La Mirada Iracunda / The Furious Gaze, Centro Cultural Montehermoso, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain (co-curated by M. Reiley)

Small Things End, Great Things Endure, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA (curated by Jill Dawsey and Maria Del Carmen Carrion)

Furious Gaze, Centro Cultural Montehermoso, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain

 

2007

Read me! Text in Art, The Armory Center for the Arts, Los Angeles, CA

Radical Hospitality, The Suburban, Chicago, IL

Nothing Moments Projects, Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA (curated by Steven Hull and Tami Demaree)

space.gaze.desire, Den Frie Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen, Denmark (curated by Sanne Kofod Olsen)

Resistance is…, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (curated by Tina Kukielski)

OHIO, Gahlberg Gallery, McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL

Encore, Gallery 40000, Chicago, IL (curated by Huey Copeland and Hannah Feldman)

Classe de Danse, Madonna fust Galerie, Bern, Switzerland (curated by Alessio Fransoni and Ilari Valbonesi)

The California Files: Re-Viewing Side Effects of Cultural Memory, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, San Francisco, CA (curated by Ariane Beyn)

Tanzen Sehen, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Seigen, Germany

The Evil, Galerie Gebr. Lehmann, Dresden, Germany (curated by Raimar Stange)

 

2006

Personal Affairs, Morsbroich Museum, Leverkusen, Germany

particulate matter, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA (curated by Glen Helfand)

20 jahre NAK, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen, Germany

Prevailing Climate, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY

First Artist Defines Meaning, Camera Austria, Kunsthaus Graz, Austria

Human Game, Fondazione Pitti Discovery, Florence, Italy (curated by Francesco Bonami, Maria Luisa Frisa, and Stefano Tonchi)

This is not a Love Song, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA

Anticipation, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL (curated by Karen Irvine)

Art for our sake!, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

Welcome Home, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY

Jump Cut – Nights (a symposium on choreographic structures in moving images) and Videoperformance-stories told through movement, Cinema of Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany (curated by Georg Elben)

 

2005

Monuments for the USA, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA (curated by Ralph Rugoff; traveling to White Columns, New York, NY)

REALIT;-)T, Sammlung Goetz, Seedamm Kulturzentrum, Switzerland (curated by Andreas Meier with Dr. Stephan Urbaschek)

Estacion Tijuana, Tijuana, Mexico

Mary Goldman, Los Angeles, CA

Old News, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA (curated by Jacob Fabricius)

New Tapestries, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY

Nonviolent Civil Disobedience Training, (screening), Kunsthalle Basel, Art/Film, Art/ 36/Basel, Switzerland

Fast Forward, Media Art From the Goetz Collection, Conde Duque Centro Cultural, Madrid, Spain

 

2004

100 Artists See God, The Jewish Museum San Francisco,CA; Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA; Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK; Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach, VA;

Albright College Freedman Art Gallery, Reading, PA; Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, TN (curated by John Baldessari and Meg Cranston)

Dance Dance Revolution, The Leroy Neiman Gallery Columbia University, New York, NY (curated by Matthew Lyons & Lanka Tattersall)

Victory 2004, Ronald Felman, New York, NY

kurzdavordanach, Die Photographische Sammlung/ SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne, Germany (curated by von Wilhelm Schürmann)

Videodrome II, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA

Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Greenborough, NC

Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston, ME

Vieja Gloria (screening) University of Illinois, Chicago, IL

The Freedom Salon, Deitch Projects, New York, NY

Drawings, Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France

Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (curated by Chrissie Iles, Shamim Momin and Debra Singer)

 

2003

Fast Forward, Media Works from the Goetz Collection between Ethno-Narration and Formal Innovation, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany (Exh. cat)

Rendered, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY

Yard: An exhibition about the private landscape that surrounds suburban domestic architect, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY (curated by Robyn Donohue and Alyson Baker)

Extended Play: Art Remixing Music, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand (curated by Simon Rees)

C.O.L.A. 2003, Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Art Park, Los Angeles, CA

Conversations, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA (curated by Connie Butler)

 

2002

Videodrome II, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY (curated by Dan Cameron, Anne Barlow, Johanna Burton and Anne Ellegood)

Time-Share, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY

Remix: Contemporary Art and Pop, Tate, Liverpool, UK (curated by Simon Wallis)

DV Noir: Video Art from Under the Shadow of Hollywood, Museum at California Center for the Arts, Escondido, CA (curated by Rodolfo Sanchez)

LA On My Mind: Recent Acquisitions from MOCA’s Collection, MOCA at The Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA (curated by Michael Darling)

Gallery Group Show, Goldman Tevis, Los Angeles, CA

New Heimat, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany (curated by Nicolaus Schafhausen)

Retake, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen, Germany (curated by Susanne Titz and Ulrike Groos)

Untitled (Bowers, Hamilton, Schwarz, Steinfeld), Haggerty Gallery, University of Dallas, Irving, TX (curated by Christine Bisetto and Steffen Boddeker)

Casino 2001, Stedelijk Museum for Actual Kunst, Ghent, Belgium (curated by Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn)

 

2001

Everybody Now, The Bertha & Karl Leubsdorf Gallery, Hunter College, New York, NY (curated by Katy Siegel)

Subject Plural, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX (curated by Paola Morsiani; exh. cat)

False Start, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY (curated by Cecilia Brunson)

Making Time: Considering Time as a Material in Contemporary Film & Video (Exh. cat),

Armand Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA; PBICA, Palm Beach, FL (curated by Amy Cappellazzo)

 

2000

Video Take, Stuc en Hedendaagse Kunsten, De Openabare Bibliotheek, Leuven, Belgium

Radar Love, Galleria Marabini, Bologna, Italy (curated by David Pagel)

Game On, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY (curated by Sara Meltzer)

Moving Pictures, Galerie Tommy Lund, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

1999

Painting: Fore and Aft, ACME, Los Angeles, CA

Drawing the Line, Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Scripps College, Claremont, CA (curated by Kirk Delman)

Venus, Arc, Vienna, Austria (curated by Habib Kheradyar)

Motion Studies, Kunsthallen Brandts Klaedefabrik, Odense, Denmark (curated by Michael Darling)

Transfer, Videonale-Intermezzo, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany (curated by Rosanne Alstatt)

Living Theatre, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg, Austria (curated by Diana Thater and Hildegund Amanshauser, exh. cat)

I’m the Boss of Myself, Sara Meltzer, New York, NY (curated by Sara Meltzer; exh. cat))

Me Mine, Luckman Fine Arts Gallery, California State University, Los Angeles, CA (curated by Julie Joyce and Mike Mehring)

Group Exhibition, Virgin Atlantic VIP Lounge, Newark Airport, Newark, NJ (curated by Susie Allen for Virgin Atlantic Airways)

Video Cult/tures, ZKM, Museum of Contemporary Art, Karlsruhe, Germany (Exh. cat)

More Than Meets the Eye, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany (curated by Wilhelm Schuermann; exh. cat)

 

1998

Unfinished History, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN (curated by Francesco Bonami; exh. cat)

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

Guarene Arte 98, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo per l’arte, Torino, Italy (selected by Douglas Fogle; exh. cat)

In the Polka Dot Kitchen, Otis Gallery and Armory Center, Los Angeles, CA (curated by Sally Elesby and Anne Ayres; exh. cat)

Time Dilates, Three Day Weekend, New York, NY

Kamikaze, Marstall, Berlin, Germany (curated by Monica Bonvicini)

Phoenix Triennial, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ (curated by David Rubin; exh. cat)

Love at the End of the Tunnel, or the Beginning of a Smart New Day, Center of Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA (curated by Marilu Knode; exh. cat)

Wings of Desire, Walter McBean Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA (curated by Michelle Guy)

Three Day Weekend, Los Angeles, CA (curated by Dave Muller)

Youth Studies, POSTdowntown, Los Angeles, CA (curated by Brad Spence)

 

1997

Places That Are Elsewhere, David Zwirner Gallery, New York, NY (curated by Diana Thater)

Quartzose, Galleri Tommy Lund, Copenhagen, Denmark (curated by Michael Darling)

The Summer of Love, Fotouhi Cramer Gallery, New York, NY

Hot Coffee, Artists Space, New York, NY (curated by Thomas Lawson)

 

1996

True.BLISS, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA (Exh. cat)

Trying/Pattern, a project by Art Center College, Whisky Pete’s, NV

Open House, Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA (curated by John O’Brien; exh. cat)

Space Space, POST, Los Angeles, CA (curated by Stephen Hartzog)

Ether, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (curated by Michelle Guy)

Report from Spring Training, Spanish Box, Santa Barbara, CA

 

1995

Neotoma, Otis Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

Redevelopment (curated by Stephen Hartzog & Rick Pirro)

Couldn’t Get Ahead (catalogue & CD), Independent Artists Space, London, UK (curated by Adam McEwen)

Three Day Weekend Takes an Extended Working Vacation, In Rezone at Diverse Works, Houston, TX

People-Going Places-Doing Things, N.A.M.E. Gallery, Chicago, IL

Pretty, FOOD HOUSE, Santa Monica, CA

 

1994

Thanks-The Works Is Not For Sale But Up For Barter, Three Day Weekend, Los Angeles, CA

Dave’s Not Here, Three Day Weekend, Los Angeles, CA

Thanks Again, FOOD HOUSE, Santa Monica, CA

Second Skin, Espace, San Francisco, CA (curated by Charles LaBelle)

Bad Girls, New Museum, New York, NY (curated by Marcia Tucker; exh. cat)

Utter Realities, Cerritos College Fine Art Gallery, Cerritos College, Norwalk, CA (curated by Randy Sommer)

PARANOI, M*Y*T*H* Series at the Brewery, Los Angeles, CA (co-organized by Sam Durant)

The Power of Positive Thinking, FOOD HOUSE, Santa Monica, CA (curated by Sam Durant)

 

1993

Loose Slots, Temporary Contemporary, Las Vegas, NV (curated by Richard Kuhlenshmidt)

Heaven Missing, Jose Freire Gallery, New York, NY

Melancholic Consolation and Cynicism, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany

Ruth Bloom Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Thank You, FOOD HOUSE, Santa Monica, CA

FOOD HOUSE Visits the Art Store Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Public & Private Pleasure, Nomadic Sites, Los Angeles, CA (curated by Lauren Lesko)

Cherry Bomb, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA

Imp of the Perverse, Sally Hawkins Gallery, New York, NY (curated by Alisa Tager)

 

1992

Skinned Eyes/Skin Dye, The Bridge Gallery, Los Angeles City Hall, Los Angeles, CA (curated by Tyler Stallings)

The FAR Bazaar, Foundation for Art Resources Inc., Federal Reserve Building, Los Angeles, CA

Good Design, Nomadic Sites, Pasadena, CA (organized by Jorge Pardo & Pae White)

Afterthought, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

 

1991

Window on L.A., L.A. Art Fair, Los Angeles, CA (curated by David Pagel)

Tales From The Creeps, Marc Richards Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

 

Smithsonian Institution Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C. 

The UCLA Armand Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, CA

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

The Museum Abteiberg, Moenchengladbach, Germany

The Ingvild Goetz Collection, Munich, Germany

ArtPace, San Antonio, TX

 

GRANTS/AWARDS/RESIDENCIES

 

2009

Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Biennial Award, Long Island, NY

 

2008

United States Artists Broad Fellow, Chicago, IL

 

2003

City of Los Angeles (C.O.L.A.) Fellowship Recipient for Visual Arts, Los Angeles, CA

 

1998

Nominee, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo per l’arte Prize, Turin, Italy

WESTAF/NEA, Regional Fellowship for Visual Arts in Sculpture, Denver, CO

 

PERFORMANCES

 

1993

“Indignant Fairy”, Beyond Baroque, Venice, CA

 

1991

“Cafeteria”, The Other 45 Minutes, Los Angeles, CA

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Die Kunst dagegen zu sein by Claudia Bodin, art Nr. 3/2014, March 2014