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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018

OUR LIVES ARE SHAPED BY WHAT WE LOVE, Toth Gallery, NewYork, NY (Forthcoming November 2018)

STRANGER INSIDE, 4 Times Square, New York, New York

2016
SAME BED, DIFFERENT DREAMS, LaMaMa Galleria, New York
C. FINLEY, Jenn Singer Gallery, New York
GIRL WITH A SUITCASE, Greenlease Museum Rockhurst University, Kansas City, Missouri 

2015
MOVES MOVES, Jenn Singer Gallery, New York
THE DIVINE DISTRACTIONS, Superchief Gallery, Los Angeles
ETERNAL YOUTH COMING SOON, Con Artist, New York 

2014
CONTEXT Art Miami
Robert Fontaine Gallery, Miami

2013
BANG! BANG! Flaunt People, Los Angeles
ECCO MI! Lavai Maria, Brooklyn

2012
COLPO d' OCCHIO, Fragmenti Galleria D’Arte, Rome
Sizzling Summer Suitcase Show, NYC, LA, STL 

2011
Art PadSF, San Francisco  - curator Maria Jensen

2010
Hot Art Fair Basel, Switzerland
Verge Art Fair, Miami
Art Basel, Miami 

2007
A Genuine American Entanglement, Treehouse Gallery, Los Angeles
Opium For Oil, FA3103, CSULB 

2006
Cardo Decumanus, Werby Gallery, CSULB
While You Were Fucking Mr. Ridiculous, AM Project, Los Angeles 

2005
Painted Paper, Dumba, Dumbo, Brooklyn
New Paintings, Gallery A, New York 

2003
New Paintings, Anotheroom, New York
Babies First Installation, Pussycat Lounge, New York 

2002
Portia Coughlin’s Little Otik Installation, Show World Theater, New York 

2001
The White Viking Installation, Carlton Arms Hotel, New York

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017
Nasty Woman, Knockdown Center, New York, NY
Plays Nicely With Others, A&B Contemporary, Asbury Park, NJ

2014
Whitney Houston Biennial: I’m Every Woman, Dumbo, New York
Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum, New York, (as a member of HowDoYouSayYamInAfrican?)

2013
Come Together: Surviving Sandy, Industry City, Brooklyn  - curator Phong Bui
Cash Cans and Candy, Galerie Ernst Hilger, Vienna
ART! Austin Young Gallery, Los Angeles 

2012
Street Art-The New Generation, Pori Art Museum, Finland and Denmark
Letting Go, Hermon La Prada’s International Flat Files, Dubai 

2011
Stencil & Candy, Robert Fontaine Gallery, Miami
Scope, Miami
A39, Miami
Home, Home Gallery, Rome
Sex, Drugs and Profanity, Robert Fontaine Gallery, Miami
Pleasure Is All Mine, Finch and Ada, New York
Scope NYC, Hendershot Gallery, New York
Motus, Hendershot Gallery, New York
Studies in Feedback, Brooklyn 

2010
Your Third Eye Is a Dictator, Gowanus Studio, New York
Mexico Berlin, Palestine
When Will the Next Wall Fall? Aequalis Contemporary, Rome 

2008
First/Last Adams Projects Los Angeles
As If This Land Were Yours, Eveningside, Val Verde Projection, Salon Oblique, Los Angeles 

2007
Underworld, Salon Oblique, Los Angeles
Collective Bargain, Treehouse Gallery, Los Angeles
...Meltdown, Salon Oblique, Los Angeles
I Just Can’t Get Enough, Angels Gate, San Pedro
Fully Studded, Salon Oblique, Los Angeles
LA Insurgents, Salon Oblique, Los Angeles
Elicitnix, SCA Gallery, Pomona 

2006
Container Show, Port of Los Angeles,
San Pedro Feng Shui, Union Art Space, Santa Ana 

2005
Textnological, CSULA, Los Angeles
That’s How We Roll, Uhaul Gallery, Los Angeles
Converging Artists, Union Art Space, Santa Ana
One Night Stand, OOTS Warehouse, Fullerton 

2004
Dumba is Open! , Dumba Artists Collective, New York

2003
5th Biennial Exhibition, AIR Gallery, New York
Wish You Were Here Too!, AIR Gallery, New York
Throwing Shade (Dumbo Art Festival), Dumba Collective, Brooklyn

PUBLIC ART

2018            
The Quality Mending Co. grant commissioned community based mural project
30x40ft acrylic on brick. Located in  SoHo, New York City

2017    
E on Grand Luxury Apartments grant commissioned public mural
100x150ft acrylic and spray paint on building. Located on Grand and Pico Downtown, Los Angeles, CA

Warner Brothers/SXSW Wonder Woman Temporary Mural
SXSW 15x15ft acrylic on panel Austin,TX

Warner Brothers/ VidCon Wonder Woman Temporary Mural
10x10ft acrylic on panel Amsterdam, Netherlands    

New York Life Building grant commissioned lobby murals
14x11ft, 4x6ft,4x6ft, acrylic on canvas    Los Angeles, CA

2016
Sweetgreen grant commissioned public mural
45x75ft acrylic on concrete Los Angeles, CA

2006-Present        
Wallpapered Dumpsters street art project dimensions variable fourteen cities including,
Rome, Los Angeles, New York, Dublin, Kansas City

            

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Valentina Lupia, “Cassonetti decorati, così si combatte il vandalismo”   La Repubblica, May 3, 2014
Fiorella Valdesolo, “A Biennial with Another Whitney in Mind” T Magazine, March 7, 2014
Sarah Cascone, “’I’m Every Woman,’ Proclaims All-Female Whitney Houston Biennial” Artnet, March 6, 2014
Priscilla Frank, “The Whitney Houston Biennial Is Here to Make Your Feminist Art
Dreams Come True” Huffington Post, March 4, 2014
Christine Pittel, “An Intimate Apartment in Rome” House Beautiful, October 2013
Penelope Green. “The Dumpster Beautified” New York Times, January 13, 2010
Ilana Rehavia. “Pichação Educada” BBC Brazil, January 11, 2010
Rebecca Willa Davis, “Dumpster Dive” Nylon, January 8, 2011
Sarah Nicole Prickett, “ Beautiful Trash” Dazed Digital, August 2010
Marisa Solis, “Words and Pictures Reviews” Juxtapoz, Jul/Aug 2005
Michael Chiarmonte “Masked” Amerikan Color, Spring 2005
Rebecca Shoenkopf, “Welcome to Coolsville, Population You”, OCWEEKLY, February 24, 2005

COLLECTION

NYC
Christopher Phipps de Rothschild
Michael Levine
Annabelle Rinehart
AOL
James Andrew
Matthew Feldman

Houston
Jesse Jones

Rome
Attilio Vaccari
Gai Mattiolo
Patrick Gallagher

 

AWARDS/RESIDENCIES

Guest Haus Residency, Los Angeles, CA (2013), AOL Artists (2012), Gai Mattiolo Residency Rome, Italy (2008/2010)            
Eszter Cohn Grant (2008), Treehouse Gallery AIR Program (2007), Marilyn Werby Grant (2006) Abramson Grant (2000)

 

EDUCATION

2003-06      
California State University, Long Beach - MFA Sculpture/Intermedia

1997-00        
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY   - BFA in Painting

1998            
Universita Internazionale del’ Arte, Venice, Italy  - Pratt in Venice Painting Program

1993-97        
University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri - Journalism

LECTURES

2018            
The Assemblage

2016
Rockhurst University

2014
Chapman University

2013
Chapman University

2012
Sierra Nevada College

2011
American University in Rome

2003            
Summer Salon: 75 Emerging Artists, Dumba Collective

 

 

CURATORIAL EXPERIENCE

2017      
Whitney Houston Biennial: Greatest Love Of All, Chashama,  New York, NY

2014    
Whitney Houston Biennial: I’m Every Woman, Dumbo, New York, NY

2007-08        
Assistant Curator, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA

2006            
Greater LA MFA (co-curator/founder) CSULB Gallery Complex
Brooklyn>Long Beach, EnView, Long Beach, CA
Long Beach>Brooklyn, TOB, Brooklyn, NY

2005            
Greater LA MFA
(co-curator) CSULB Gallery Complex
Greater LA MFA Film Screening, University Theater, CSULB