Born in St. Paul, Minnesota
Lives and works in San Francisco, California
1999 MFA Painting, Mills College
1991 BFA Painting, Rhode Island School of Design
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018 lux, Galleri Urbane, Dallas, TX
2017 Lilac Aura, Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, Oakland, CA
2016 Mel Prest & Martha Clippinger, c2c project space, San Francisco, CA (two person show)
In Praise of Planetary Time, B Sakata Garo, Sacramento, CA
2015 COLOR CHANT, Chanda Cerrito Contemporary, Oakland, CA
2014 MoonBrightChime, Galleri Urbane, Dallas, TX
2013 ZeppelinMetroMashup, B Sakata Garo, Sacramento, CA
2011 Four Tokyo Metro Drawings, Candystore Collective, San Francisco, CA
2009 Station to Station, B Sakata Garo, Sacramento, CA (two person show, with Seth Koen)
Sky Black Ray, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2006 Pacific Transmissions, Branch Gallery, Durham, NC
Alignments, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2004 Chromatics, MH deYoung Artist Studio, San Francisco, CA
2003 Open Line, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Bowerhaus, The Bower, San Antonio, TX
Color and Line, Contra Costa College Gallery, San Pablo, CA
Fresh Paint, Olive Hyde Gallery, Fremont, CA
1998 This is Why I Sing Birds, Ensemble Room, Mills College, Oakland, CA
1995 New Work, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA
Challenge 1, Samuel B. Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2019 forthcoming Bauhaus: An Enduring Legacy: Interaction of Color, curated by Hanna Regev, Ruth’s Table, San Francisco, CA
2018 The Possibilities of Line, McKenzie Fine Art, New York, NY
Bread & Butter, curated by Adrian Zuniga, Galleri Urbane, Dallas, TX
El Grupo Espectaculo, B Sakata Garo, Sacramento, CA
RNOP- San Francisco, curated by Jessica Snow and Billy Gruner, Great Highway Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Flower Power, curated by Ellen Hackl Fagan and Liz Garvey, garvey | simon, New York, NY
2017 _sluice art fair, Saturation Point, curated by Hanz Hancock and Patrick Morrissey, London, UK
About Abstraction: Bay Area Woman Painters, curated by Carrie Lederer, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
Extended Process, ACME / Saturation Point, curated by Hanz Hancock and Patrick Morrissey, London, UK
With Liberty and Justice for Some, curated by Monica Lundy, Walter Maciel Gallery, Culver City, CA; San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery,
San Francisco, CA; Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley. CA
Spectral Hues, curated by Sharon Bliss, Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, CA
Art Market, with Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, San Francisco, CA
Building the Art House, curated by Katherine Connell and Emma Spertus, Rosenberg Library, City College of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Big Idea, curated by Sue Collier, Leslie Ford, Jack McWhorter and JoAnn Rothschild, The Painting Center, New York, NY
Along the Lines, Harrington Gallery, curated by Julie Finegan, Pleasanton, CA
2016 Plus +1, Trestle Contemporary Art Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Group show, November- December 2016, Galleri Urbane, Dallas, TX
Palette, curated by Kelly Inouye, Theodora Mauro and Lisa Solomon, ampersand international arts, San Francisco, CA
Small Works, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Art Market, with Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, San Francisco, CA
2015 Therely Bare Redux, Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, TN
Therely Bare Redux, Clara M Eagle Gallery, University of Tennessee, Murray
Territory of Abstraction, Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Out of Storage, Studio 110 Projects, Sausalito, CA
Art Market San Francisco, (with Chandra Cerrito Contemporary), San Francisco, CA
The Airplane Show, B Sakata Garo, Sacramento, CA
2014 un.bound.ed, curated by Brent Hallard and Don Voisine, Root Division, San Francisco, CA(edition)
DOPPLER SHIFT, curated by Mary Birmingham, Visual Arts Center, Summit, NJ (catalogue)
The Intuitionists, curated by Heather Hart, Steffani Jemison & Jina Valentine, The Drawing Center, New York, NY (catalogue)
First/ Last, curated by Heather Phillips, Park Life, San Francisco, CA
2013 DOPPLER, Parallel Art Space, Brooklyn, NY (catalogue)
Generations IX: The Red/ Pink Show, A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Made In Paint: 2012 Artists in Residence, The Sam & Adele Golden Gallery, New Berlin, NY
Rituals of Exhibition II, Light Space Project, H Gallery, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Rituals of Exhibition, curated by Giles Ryder and Gilbert Hsiao, Don’t Be Selfish, Phayao, Thailand
POSTE CONCRET II, curated by Richard van der Aa, ParisCONCRET, Paris, FR
2012 Soft Luminosity, curated by Guido Winkler and Iemke van Dijk, IS Projects, Leiden, NL (edition)
Art On Paper 2012, The Weatherspoon Museum of Art, Greensboro, NC(brochure)
Islands of Order in a Sea of Chaos, curated by Ruth van Veenen, de Vishal, Haarlem, NL
Doppler Stop, Amsterdams Grafisch Atelier, Amsterdam, NL (catalogue)
Doppler Stop, Kunst & Complex, Rotterdam, NL
Doppler Stop, Fluctuating Images/ General Public, Berlin, DE
Doppler Stop, trenutak.39/ Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, HR
Trade-O-Mat, curated by Kathryn Kenworth, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
2011 A Romance of Many Dimensions, curated by Brent Hallard, Brooklyn Artists Gym, Brooklyn, NY
POSTE CONCRET I, curated by Richard van der Aa, ParisCONCRET, Paris, FR
BYO, IS Projects, Leiden, NL
Stop & Go Rides Again, touring exhibition curated by Sarah Klein, Z Space, San Francisco, US; Kunst & Complex, Rotterdam, NL;
Fluctuating Images/ General Public, Berlin, DE; Fluctuating Images/ Interventionstraum, Stuttgart, DE
An Exchange with Sol Lewitt, Massachussetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, MA (catalogue)
ReTrace, Cesar Chavez Art Gallery, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
2010 TOUCH, curated by Brent Hallard, ParisCONCRET, Paris, FR (catalogue)
Factor XX, curated by Jenny Balisle, Los Gatos Museum, Los Gatos, CA (catalogue)
The Rule of Typical Things, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2009 TRANS: form | color, Meridian Gallery, San Francisco, CA (catalogue)
TRANSformal, Pharmaka, Los Angeles, CA (brochure)
The Grid, curated by JT Kirkland, MP5, Portland, OR
2008 Calculated Color, curated by Jane Lincoln, Higgins Art Gallery, Cape Cod, MA (brochure)
The Space Between, curated by Cathy Kimbell, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA (brochure)
Close Calls, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA (also 2005, 2004)
TOUCH, curated by Brent Hallard, Busdori, Tokyo, Japan
Out of the Fog: Artists from Headlands Center for the Arts, curated by Dianne Romaine and Holly Blake, Art works Downtown, San Rafael, CA
2007 TRANS: Abstraktion, Weltraum, Munich, DE (brochure)
7-07 Hung Liu curates 7 Women Artists in the year of the Pig, b.Sakata Garo, Sacramento, CA (brochure)
Bay Area Currents, The Oakland Art Gallery, Oakland, CA
Visual Noise, UMC Gallery, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
The Unknown Quantity, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Systems & Transmutations, Root Division, San Francisco, CA (catalogue)
Still, Contemporary Quarterly, curated by Chandra Cerrito, www.ContemporaryQuarterly.com (brochure)
2006 Suitcase: Bus-Dori, curated by Brent Hallard, Tokyo, JP
Summertime, Judy Saslow Gallery, Chicago, IL
microcosm, curated by Victoria Wagner, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA (brochure)
Sketch, The Memorial Union Gallery, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA
2005 Contemporary Perspectives, Museum of Contemporary Art, Santa Rosa, CA
2004 and now they aren’t. but they are., Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA
The Lineup, Walter and McBean Galleries, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA (catalogue)
Northwest Annual, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA
Pareidolia, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA
Will’s Creek Survey 2004, Allegany Arts Council Saville Gallery, Cumberland, MD
New American Talent 19 (two year traveling exhibition), Arthouse, Austin, TX (catalogue)
One Line Collective, The Flatiron Building, Chicago, IL
Lines, Angles, Curves, Adobe Gallery, Castro Valley, CA
2003 Closer Than You Think, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Relish, works/san jose, San Jose, CA
Dark Spring, Drive Thru Studios, Chicago, IL
2002 Western States Small Works, Sonoma Museum of Visual Art, Santa Rosa, CA
Ag:works25, works/san jose, San Jose, CA
1999 Introductions 1999, The Art Foundry Gallery, Sacramento, CA
M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition, Mills College Museum, Oakland, CA
Bay Area M.F.A., The Mills Building, San Francisco, CA
Hubub, works/san jose, San Jose, CA
1998 Rhythm, Gesture & Metaphor, Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT
Spanning the Bay, Center for Visual Arts, Oakland, CA
1997 shrink, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
1995 25 x 25#20, The Print Club, Philadelphia, PA (edition)
Fluxus (in conjunction with John Cage: A RolyoverCircus at Philadelphia Museum of Art), Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA
Doppler Shift, Catalog, The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ. 2014
Van Patten, James. The Acrylic Painter. Watson-Guptill. 2014
Geary, Linda. Studio Visit. Berkeley: Edition One Books. 2013
Made in Paint. Catalog, Sam and Adele Golden Gallery, New Berlin, NY. 2009
TRANSformal. Catalog, Pharmaka, Los Angeles, CA. 2009
The Space Between. Catalog, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art. San Jose, CA. 2008
Calculated Color. Catalog, Higgins Art Gallery, Cape Cod, CT. 2008
New American Paintings 2007: West Coast, Volume 73, The Open Studios Press, Wellesley, MA. 2007
Systems and Transmutations. Catalog, Root Division, San Francisco, CA. 2007
Still. Catalog, Contemporary Quarterly Project Space, curated by Chandra Cerrito. Napa, CA. 2007
Microcosm. The Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA 2006
The Line Up. Catalog, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA. 2004
The Museum of Temporary Art. Catalog, exhibits 101-200, Tubingen, Germany. 2004
New American Talent. 19th Exhibition Catalog, juried by Jerry Salz. Arthouse, Austin, TX. 2004
2017 Pleasant, Amy, “Artist’s Mobilize: With Liberty and Justice for Some…”, The Huffington Post, January 19. (image)
Nonnenberg, Sheryl, “Like a Rainbow”, Palo Alto Online, February 2.
Nonnenberg, Sheryl, “Cultivating Creativity”, Modern Luxury Silicon Valley, March/ April (image)
Kussatz, Simone, “With Liberty and Justice for Some…”, Editorial: Recommendations, VisualArtSource.com
Lasarow, Bill, “The Real Inaugration Day”, Editorial: Features, VisualArtSource.com
Hotchkiss, Sarah and Kelly Whalen, “Portraits of an Immigrant-Filled Nation" at Walter Maciel Gallery, Visual Arts, KQED.org, February 8. (image)
2016 Van Patten, James, The Acrylic Painter: Tools and Techniques for the Most Versatile Medium, NY, Watson- Guptil, 2016. page 70, back cover
Heiman, Ken, “New Palo Alto Art Center Exhibition Explores the Power of Color”, Patch.com, December 14.
_______, “Interview with Spectral Hues Guest Curator Sharon Bliss”, CityOfPaloAlto.org, December 29.
De Vries, Heidi J., "now see this", EngineersDaugter.typepad.com, March 1.
Dalkey, Victoria, "Critic's Picks: Best of Second Saturday", The Sacramento Bee, February 11.
Hotchkiss, Sarah, "Artful Dodger: Visual Art Happenings to Fill Your February", KQED.org, February 1.
_________, PICK: Project 9, Martha Clippinger and Mel Prest, Art Practical.com, February.
2015 Bodnick, Nicole, “Highlights from Miami Project 2015", BlouinArtInfo.com, December 3, 2015.
Parkinson, Andy, “Two US Shows: Bed, Bath and Between and Territory of Abstraction”, PatternsThatConnext.wordpress.com, March 11.
Roth, David M., “The Airplane Show @ B Sakata Garo”, Square Cylinder.com, January.
Isreal, Nancy, “Spotlight: Dallas/ Fort Worth”, Art Ltd. Magazine, March.
Chang, DeWitt, “2015 Fall Arts Preview, Color Chant: Mel Prest…”, Alameda Magazine, Fall.
Harbour, Aaron, “Chandra Cerrito // Mel Prest: Color Chant”, CuriouslyDirect.com, September 9.
2014 The Intuitionists, Drawing Papers 116, exhibition catalogue, The Drawing Center, New York, NY.
un. bound. ed. Limited edition print and online catalogue, Root Division, San Francisco, CA.
Panero, James, “…Doppler Shift at the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Gallery Chronicle, The New Criterion, November.
Doppler Shift, exhibition catalogue, The Visual Arts Center, Summit, NJ.
ParisCONCRET 2009-2014, catalogue raisonée of ParisCONCRET gallery, Paris, FR.
Bamburger, Alan, “Root Division … 11.08.2014 Part II”, ArtBusiness.com, November 8.
Lutz, Leora, “Review: Art Market San Francisco”, SFAQonline.com, (image), March 21.
Johnson, Ken, “The Intuitionists and Small”, The New York Times, July 31.
Micchelli, Thomas, “The Intuitionists at the Drawing Center”, Hyperallergic.com, July 19.
Bellatoni, Ralph J., “Doppler Shift on display at Visual Arts Center”, Asbury Park Press/ app.com, October 9.
2013 Stopa, Jason, “WhiteHot Watch”, Whitehotmagazine.com, August.
Butler, Sharon, “Weekend report: … Doppler”, TwoCoatsOfPaint.com, July 15.
Galgiani, Allison, “Five Must See Art Events”, Bushwickdaily.com, July 5.
Tanner, Marcia, “Berkeley’s Kala Art Institute Auction Supports Local Artists”, Berkeleyside.com, April 22.
Golden Emma, “The Barn”, Just Paint, Issue 28.
Parkinson, Andy, “At the Point of Gesture at the Lion and the Lamb Gallery”, patternsthatconnext.blogspot.com, February 28.
Prest, Mel, “In Conversation: Karen Schifano interviewed by Mel Prest”, NY Arts Magazine, January.
Made in Paint, exhibition catalogue, The Sam & Adele Golden Gallery, New Berlin, NY.
2012 Lambers, Milo, “Adieu strenge Stjilregels”, Trouw, January 13.
2011 Winkler, Guido, “Mel Prest at IS Projects”, Abstraktion.org, June 9.
2009 Whittaker, Max, “A Weekend in Sacramento”, The New York Times Magazine, (image), October 29.
Baker, Kenneth, “Abstracts commingle well at Meridian”, San Francisco Chronicle, November 28.
Selz, Peter, “Notes on TRANS”, exhibition brochure, Meridian Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
Aicon Gallery, Conversation with Manish Pushkale, March 21.
TRANSformal, exhibition catalogue, Los Angeles, CA.
2008 The Space Between, exhibition brochure, San Jose, CA.
Johnson, Paddy, “Aqua Art South Beach”, ArtFagCity.com, December 9.
Levitan, Samantha, “Geometric Rainbows”, The Barnstable Patriot, September 4.
“Higgins Gallery opens Calculated Color”, The Enterprise, September 12.
2008 Cebulski, Frank, ‘The Space Between’ at the SJICA, Artweek, June.
“Higgins Gallery features artists from East, West Coasts in Calculated Color”, CapeCodToday.com, August 27.
Calculated Color, brochure, Higgins Art Gallery, Cape Cod, CA.
Finn, Christine, "Bay Area Artist Charts Another Stairway to Heaven", Wired.com. February 20.
2007 New American Paintings, West Coast Edition, Volume 73.
Finn, Christine, Bay Area Artist Charts Another Stairway To Heaven, Wired.com, February 20.
Baker. Kenneth, Write your own headline. San Francisco Chronicle, June 9.
Dawson, Gay, “STILL” Standing, Critic’s Choice, North Bay Bohemian, April 4.
Systems & Transmutations, exhibition catalogue, San Francisco, CA.
Halperen, Max. “Mel Prest + Gibb Slife”, Art Papers, March-April.
Ishmael, Amelia. “Contemplative Cachophony”, Boulder Weekly, May 5.
Kucharski, S.R., “Bay Area Currents”, Shotgun-Review.com, May 25.
Roth, David. “7-07: Seven women artists in the year of the pig”, Artweek, July/August.
2006 Greenberg, Blue, ”Artists gallery show invokes Warhol, Pollock, Led Zeppelin”, The Herald Sun, December 10.
Still, Catalogue for exhibition curated by Chandra Cerrito, Napa, CA.
microcosm, Catalogue for the traveling show curated by Victoria Wagner, The Richmond Art Center.
Vance, Kelly, “Restless Richmond”, East Bay Express, July.
Salzman, Aaron, “Memorial Union Art Gallery exhibits Sketch”, California Aggie, February 2.
Lui, Diane Chin, “Birth of Ideas”, Davis Enterprise, March 9.
2006 Ashley, Chris, “Mel Prest: Alignments”, ChrisAshley.net, June 28.
Bamberger, Alan, “Mel Prest: Alignments”, ArtBusiness.com, April 6.
2005 Clark, Emily, “and now they aren’t but they are”, Mesh Magazine, issue 22.
2004 The Museum of Temporary Art, Catalogue; exhibits 101-200 Tubingen, Germany.
The Line Up, Catalogue, San Francisco Art Institute, November.
Kennelly, Martha, “Adobe Gallery Exhibit Features Lines Angles and Curves,” Castro Valley Forum.
New American Talent, Catalogue for traveling show juried by Jerry Salz.
Baker, Kenneth, “More ‘Close Calls’ at the Headlands,” San Francisco Chronicle, January 20.
2003 Nataraj, Nirmala, “Closer Thank You Think,” Arts Review, SF Station.com, December.
Bing, Alison, “Seth Koen/ Mel Prest,” ePicks, SFGate.com, June 12.
Goddard, Dan, “Artists live and create in the bower,” San Antonio ExpressNews, August 17.
Jones, Chris, “Bowerhouse: There’s no place like home," DigitalCity.com, San Antonio, August 13.
2003 Sebastian, Nominique, “Exhibit disorients the eye,” The Advocate, February 12.
Chu, Anda, “A Fresh Perspective”, The Argus, February 10.
Scardina, Dora, Artsbeat, The West Valley Times, January 31.
Espinoza, Estrella, Scene, The Advocate, February 5.
SELECTED AWARDS, GRANTS & RESIDENCIES
2018 Artist in Residence, The Sam and Adele Golden Foundation, New Berlin, NY
Nominee, Tosa Studio Award at Minnesota Street Projects, San Francisco, CA
SECA Award nominee, SFMoMA, San Francisco, CA
2017 Nominee, Tosa Studio Award at Minnesota Street Projects, San Francisco, CA
Artist Talk with Caitlin Haskell, SFMoMA curator, Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, Oakland, CA
2016 Alternate for Artist Residency, Djerassi Resident Artist Program, Woodside, CA
SECA Award nominee, SFMoMA, San Francisco, CA
Artist in Residence, Wassaic Artist Residency, Wassaic, NY
Grant, The Golden Rule Foundation, New York, NY
2015 Alternate for Artist Residency, Djerassi Resident Artist Program, Woodside, CA
Grant, The Golden Rule Foundation, New York, NY
2014 Artist in Residence, Willapa Bay, Oysterville, WA (April 2015)
Alternate for Artist Residency, The Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest, IL
2013 Grant, Center for Cultural Innovation
Grant, The Golden Rule Foundation, New York, NY
Artist in Residence, The Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest, IL
2012 Artist in Residence, The Sam and Adele Golden Foundation for the Arts, New Berlin, NY
Alternate for Artist Residency, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA
Artist in Residence, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
Artist Grant, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2010 Artist lecture, Academie Minerva, Groningen, The Netherlands
Geoform, online flat files artist
2009 “Best of the San Francisco: One of three artists to watch”, San Francisco Magazine
Alternate for Artist Residency, Djerassi Resident Artist Program, Woodside, CA
MINUS SPACE flat files, Brooklyn, NY
Artist Grant, Goethe-Institute, San Francisco, CA
2007 The Drawing Center Viewing Program Artist
Pierogi flat files, Brooklyn, NY
2004 Artist in Residence, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Visiting Artist, University of California at Berkeley, Painting, Berkeley, CA
2002-5 Headlands Center for the Arts Affiliate Artist
1998 American Composers Forum Grant
1995 Samuel B. Fleisher Art Memorial, Challenge Award
B.Sakata Garo Gallery, Sacramento, CA
Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, Oakland, CA (gallery closed 2019)
Galleri Urbane, Dallas & Marfa, TX
MINUS SPACE (flat files), Brooklyn, NY
Neoimages (flat files), Santa Barbara, CA
Pierogi Gallery (flat files), Brooklyn, NY
Geoform (curated online flat files)
Transmitter, Brooklyn, NY, curatorial partner and co-founder, 2014- 2018
Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Advisory Board 2015- present
Artists Advisory Board, 2009-2013, The Art Monastery Project, Labro, IT
Board Member: 2012-2014; Board Secretary: 2013; Advisory Board Member: 2014-present, Root Division, San Francisco, CA
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco; Adult Education Instructor, 2009-2018
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco; Graduate Student Advisor, 2009
California College of Art, San Francisco and Oakland, CA; Adult Education Instructor, 2000-2016
California College of Art, San Francisco and Oakland, CA; Graduate Student Advisor, 2014
San Francisco State University, San Francisco; Adjunct Faculty, 2007-2015
San Francisco City College, San Francisco; Adult Education Instructor, 2004-2017
Transmitter: a gallery located in Bushwick area of Brooklyn, at 1329 Willoughby St, Brooklyn, NY
Transmitter is a collaborative curatorial initiative, focusing on programming that is multidisciplinary, international and experimental. Founded by Rob de Oude, Carl Gunhouse, Sara Jones, Rod Malin, Tom Marquet and Mel Prest in 2014. Jen Hitchings joined the gallery in 2015. Kate Greenberg joined the gallery in 2017 and Kirk Stoller joined the gallery in 2018. We program nine to ten shows annually and have participated in SELECT, New York, NY; Artist-Run-Art-Fair (formerly the Alternative Art Fair), Baltimore, MD; Satellite, Miami, FL; Exchange Rates/ Sluice, Brooklyn, NY.
LOOK AT ME HUNGRY: Six artists employ particular/ peculiar practices to create non-objective works. The pieces are not narrations but embody time and presence of the artist and the artists' hand. Catalogue
2019 Look at Me Hungry, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
FUNDAMENTAL COMPLICATIONS: The show engages obsession, fallibility, disintegration, and confusion. Each artist has unique methodologies that have evolved over significant time, resulting in peculiar abstractions created from the inside out.
2019 Fundamental Complications, Root Division, San Francisco, CA
ECHO SPECTRUM: a show with nine artists employing various media who share a common dialect from within the potentials of abstraction, co-curated with Kirk Stoller. Catalogue.
2017 ECHO SPECTRUM, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY,
PAPER PUSHERS: a show of works composed of re-purposed paper materials, applied in a rhythmic and serial manner, co-curated with Rob de Oude. Catalogue.
2016 PAPER PUSHERS, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
DOPPLER: an exhibition of 22 international abstract artists working between 2D and 3D
2013 DOPPLER, Parallel Art Space, Bushwick, NY
DOPPLER STOP: a series of exhibitions of 19 abstract artists working between 2D and 3D
2012 DOPPLER STOP, Amsterdams Grafisch Atelier, Amsterdam, NL
DOPPLER STOP, Kunst en Complex, Rotterdam, NL
DOPPLER STOP, Fluctuating Images at General Public, Berlin, DE
DOPPLER STOP, trenutak.39 in association with the Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, HR
TRANS: three international exhibitions of artists in dialogue on abstract painting, co-curated with Brent Hallard (JP) and Richard Schur (DE)
2009 TRANSformal, Pharmaka, Los Angeles, CA, USA
TRANS form | color, Meridian Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA
2007 TRANS:Abstraktion, Weltraum, Munich, DE
Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
Crocker Museum of Art, Sacramento, CA
Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA
Missoula Art Museum, Missoula, MT
Joel and Lila Harnett Print Study Center, University Museums, University of Virginia, Richmond, VA.