Photo by Peter Michelena

Photo by Peter Michelena

1962 Born in Los Angeles, California

1983 A.A. Porterville College, California

1985 B.A., California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California

1999 "Symposium - Printmaking: The Collaborative Art", Panelist at LACMA

2003 Founding member of PHARMAKA

2004 Guest Lecturer SCAD “The Search for Truth in the Land of Make Believe, A Good Painting Cannot Lie”, Savannah, Georgia

2006 Curator – Portraits, Pharmaka, Los Angeles, CA.

Accompanying catalogue written by Shane Guffogg, Preface by Christopher Monger

2008 Curator – “Love at First Sight; the Collection of Molly Barnes”

Pharmaka, Los Angeles, CA catalog published

“Marks on Paper,” Pharmaka, Los Angeles, CA

“Outside the Inside, Outside”, Art from the LAMP art community

Pharmaka, Los Angeles, CA catalog published

“Between Here and There”, Liz’s Loft, Los Angeles, CA

2009 Curator – “New Mythologies”, Pharmaka, Los Angeles CA.

Guest on Molly Barnes Radio Show Art Talk

2011 Curator – “Realm of Realism”, LA Mart, Los Angeles, CA

2013 Guest Lecturer at La Joya Middle School, Visalia, CA

2013 "Symposium - Printmaking: The Collaborative Art" Panelist at LACMA

2014 Guest Lecturer at the Marlborough School, Los Angeles, CA

2015 Guest Lecturer with the Orange County Art Group, “The Artist as Shaman”

2016 Curator – “Portraiture”, Lindsay Museum, Lindsay, CA

 

Solo Exhibitions

2017 “The Observer is the Observed”, The National Museum of Art,

Baku, Azerbaijan (traveling exhibition)

2016 “Crossings Watercolors”, Porterville College Art Gallery, Porterville CA

2015 “Retrospective -35 Years”, Lindsay Museum of Art, Lindsay, CA

2015 “The Observer is the Observed”, St. Petersburg, Russia,

Academia National Museum (traveling exhibition)

2015 “When I Consider How My Light is Spent”, Bert Green Fine Arts, Chicago, Il.

2015 “Paintings, Pastels and Glass”, The Lodge, Hollywood CA.

2014 “32 paintings and Counting”, Seagram Gallery, Marlborough, LA CA

2014 “Lumen Lapsus”, Leslie Sacks Fine Art, Brentwood, CA

www.blouinartinfo.com chosen for Top Exhibitions of the Week

2013 “The Annunciation of Ginevra de Benci”, Leslie Sacks Fine Art, Brentwood, CA

Reviewed Artscene magazine, Arts Ltd magazine, The Huffington, Post LA Weekly

2012 “1990 – 2012: A Retrospective”, Pianta Villa di Donato, Naples, Italy

Reviewed Napoli Cronaca, featured on Rai TV - Unomattina Caffè

2012 “Ginevra de Benci”, Bert Green Fine Art, Chicago, Ill.

2011 “At the Still Point”, Leslie Sacks Fine Art, Brentwood, CA

2010 “New Paintings”, Leslie Sacks Fine Art, Brentwood, CA

2009 “Communion”, Leslie Sacks Fine Art, Brentwood, CA Reviewed Artscene magazine

2008 “Paintings”, Leslie Sacks Fine Art, Brentwood, CA Reviewed Artscene magazine

2008 “Avalon”, Citi Group, One Sansome St. San Francisco, CA Jan Casey and Associates in

conjunction with Geras Tousignant Gallery

2008 “The Future as Past is Present- Paintings for 2001 to 2006”, 425 Market St.

Bank of America, San Francisco, CA Jan Casey and associates in conjunction with

Geras Tousignant Gallery

2006 “Passionately Non-objective”, Lawrence Asher Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

In conjunction with the Riverside Museum

2006 “Painting with Light”, Studio Blue Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2005 “Between Heavens”, Barone Odom Gallery, Rome, Italy 2004

2004 “When Each Was Both”, Judy Saslow Gallery, Chicago, IL.

2004 “Shane Guffogg” D2 Arts Los Angeles, CA

2000 Featured Artist / Grossart.com

1999 “New Paintings”, Transamerica Gallery, Los Angeles, CA curated by Patrick Ela

1998 “Stills”, Corridor Gallery, Los Angeles, CA continued

1997 “Stills”, Corridor Gallery, Los Angeles, CA Reviewed L.A. Weekly, Pick of the Week

1996 “Paintings and works on Paper from 1992-1996”, Richard Iri Loft Laguna Beach, CA,

1995 “New Paintings”, Kantor Gallery, Los Angeles CA Reviewed L.A. Times

 

Group Exhibitions

2017 Art Karlsruhe International Art Fair Modern and Contemporary Art, Karlsruhe, Germany

2017 Innsbruck Contemporary Art fair, Innsbruck, Austria

2016 “Portraiture”, Lindsay Museum, Lindsay, CA

2016 Arts and Antiques Olympia, London, England

2016 POP Austin, Austin, Texas

2015 POPAustin, Austin, Texas

2015 “In the Studio: Artist Dialogs”, California Center for the Arts, Escondido, CA

2014 “Abstraction from 1911 to 2014”, Leslie Sacks, Brentwood, CA

2014 “Classical Values”, Leslie Sacks, Brentwood CA

2014 “Drawings” Bert Green Fine Art, Chicago, Ill.

2013 “Scope Miami”, Fu Xin Gallery, Miami, FL

2013 “Ink Miami”, Leslie Sacks Fine Art, Miami, FL

2013 “The Magnificent Seven”, Pianta Villa di Donato, Naples, Italy

2013 “Transitive”, Fu Xin Gallery, Miami, FL

2013 “Incognito”, Santa Monica Museum, Santa Monica, CA

2013 “Portraits of Joan Quin”, John Wayne Airport, Orange County, CA

2012 Art Platform LA, Leslie Sacks Gallery

2012 Art San Diego, San Diego, CA. Leslie Sacks Fine Art

2012 “Inaugural Exhibition”, Bert Green Fine Art, Chicago, Ill.

2012 Art Bologna, Bologna, Italy, Fu Xin Gallery

2011 “Continuum- Francis, Ruscha, Guffogg” Art Platform LA, Leslie Sacks Fine Art

2010- 2011 “Elements of Nature”, Selections from the Frederick Weisman Foundation

Carnegie Museum, Oxnard CA, Museum of Art, New Orleans

2009 “For Those of Us Still Standing”, Pharmaka, Los Angeles, CA

2009 Marine Inaugural Group Show, Venice, CA

2008 “Abstraction and Photography”, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA.

2008 “Marks on Paper” Pharmaka Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2007 “Made in California- from the Weisman collection”, Jewish University Los Angeles, CA

2007 “LA Icons”, Lisa Coscino Gallery, Pacific Grove, CA

2007 “Tres Desperados”, Pharmaka Gallery, Curated by Paul Ruscha

2007 “Sister City Love Slam”, Englebrot, Berlin Germany

2007 “Then and Now- Painters and Their Process”, Pharmaka Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2007 “Viva Vetro! Glass Alive! Venice and America”, 1950-2006

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburg, PA

2006 “Non-Objectivity”, Pharmaka Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

in conjunction with the Riverside Museum

2006 “Fin” Bedlam Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2006 “How it Happens”, Pharmaka Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2005 “Liquid Los Angeles: Currents of Contemporary Watercolor Painting",

Pasadena Museum, Pasadena, CA Curated by Leslie Jones

2005 “Incognito”, Santa Monica Museum Santa Monica, CA

2005 “Small Wonders”, Pharmaka Gallery Los Angeles, CA

2005 “Taste”, The Back Space/ GrossArt West Hollywood, CA

2005 “Full Moon; The collection of Paul Ruscha”, Pharmaka Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2005 “Venice 2 Venice”, Pharmaka Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2005 “Art @ Home”, Hill Street Loft/ GrossArt Los Angeles, CA

2005 “Blue”, Pharmaka Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2005 “Venice 2 Venice”, V and A Gallery, Venice, Italy

2005 “Mostracollettiva.03 ossessioni ossessive”, Barone Odom, Rome Italy

2005 “Inside The Box”, Pharmaka, Bert Green Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA

“Outside the Box”, Pharmaka-Art, Los Angeles, CA Reviewed by Peter Frank

LA Weekly Pick of the Week

2004 Inaugurazione, Barone Odom Galleria D’Arte Contemporanea, Rome Italy

2004 “Reality of Abstraction, Abstraction of Reality” Shane Guffogg and John Scane

Curated by Adam Gross / GrossArt, Greystone Mansion, Beverly Hills, CA

2004 Modus Operandi, Michael Folonis, AIA, Santa Monica, CA Curated by Donna Napper

2004 Pharmaka, Bedlam Downtown, Los Angeles, CA, reviewed Coagula

2004 “Incognito”, Santa Monica Museum Santa Monica, CA

2004 Pharmaka, Bedlam Gallery Hillhurst, Los Angeles, CA

2004 Pharmaka, Corridor Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2003 Courtyard Eleven, Corridor Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2003 Hypertension Color, Thema Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, Curated by Chip Tom

2003 “California 10 Contemporary”, Judy Saslow Gallery, Chicago, IL Curated by Chip Tom

2002 “Merging Artist”, Spike Gallery NY, NY reviewed NYC Gallery Guide

2002 “Colors”, Sandroni Rey Gallery, Venice, CA Curated by Paul Rusconi

2000 Featured artist on Artnet.com, Abstraction of the 20th Century

2000 “Works On Paper”, Skidmore Contemporary Art, Malibu, California

1999 “BIG”, Skidmore Contemporary Art, Malibu, California

1999 “Art for Tennessee Williams”, The Zoo District, Los Angeles, California Reviewed in

LA Times

1999 “Drawn from the Artist Collections”, The Armand Hammer Museum

Los Angeles, California catalogue available, Reviewed on KCRW Art Talk,

reviewed L.A Weekly, Pick of the Year

1999 “Drawn from the Artist Collections”, The Drawing Center New York

Reviewed in N.Y. Times by Roberta Smith May 21st, 1999 catalog published

1998 Hamilton Press Prints, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City,

Oklahoma Fred Jones Jr. Museum, Catalogue available

1997 Hamilton Press Prints, Pomona College, Pomona, CA

1996 “One Apiece”, The Corridor Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1996 “Inaugural Show”, RISK Loft, Laguna, CA

1996 “Six for Ninety Six”, Kantor Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1995 “International Artists Works on Paper”, Fahrid Chaib Contemporary Art,

1995 “L.A. Artists”, Fahrid Chaib Contemporary Art, Venice, CA

1995 “Museum Print Show”, Santa Monica Museum, Santa Monica, CA

1994 “Evening of Masque”, Newport Harbor Museum, Newport Beach, CA

1994 “The Gramercy” AMO Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1994 “Senses Of Reality”, Soma Gallery, San Diego, CA

1994 “Serious Beauty II”, Stuart Katz Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA Curated by Irit Krieger

Reviewed Orange County, L.A. Times

1993 “Serious Beauty”, Metropolitan Museum, Los Angeles, CA Curated by Irit Krieger

1993 Gallery Artist Group Show, The Works Gallery, Costa Mesa, CA

1993 What's Next! Soma Gallery, San Diego, California

1993 “Focus: The Integrity of Structure”, The Works Gallery, Costa Mesa, CA

1993 “Los Angeles Aids Project”, Patricia Shea Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1992 “Gallery Artist Opening Show”, Soma Gallery, San Diego, CA

1991 “Abstraction for the Information Age”, The Works Gallery Costa Mesa, CA

Curated by Irit Krieger

1991 “New Circle: American and Soviet Paintings”, Martin Luther King Center, Washington,

D.C. Catalogue publsihed

1989 Painters and Photographers / Wade Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1987 Alumni Exhibition / California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

 

Selected Public Collections

Armand Hammer Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

Duke University Museum of Modern Art, NC

Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA

Goldman Sachs Corporation,

New York, NYJumex Foundation, Mexico City, Mexico

Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA

Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA

Luminere Place Four Seasons Hotel, St. Louis Missouri

NBC Studios /SNL New York, NY

St Patrick’s Cathedral, New York, NY

UAE Embassy, Washington, DC.

Van Pelt - Deitrich Library, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Weisman Foundation, Los Angeles, CA