"The paintings, I think, are artifacts resulting from a need to make contact with someone who is both present and absent, right there in the picture, yet a product of the imagination."

– Joshua Hagler

EDUCATION

2002 Bachelor of Fine Arts, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, US

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2021 The Living Circle Us, Unit London, UK

  Drawing in the Dark, Cris Worley Fine Arts, Dallas, TX, US

2020 Platform Series, Unit London, UK, (online)

2019 Chimera, Unit London, UK

  From a Corner the Sound of a Small Bird, two person with Maja Ruznic, Big

Pictures, Los Angeles, CA, US

2018 Love Letters to the Poorly Regarded, Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell NM, US

The River Lethe, Brand Library & Art Center, Los Angeles, CA, US

2017 In the House is a Room into which Every River Empties, Nicole Longnecker Gallery,

Houston, TX, US

  Missouri Parallels, Galleri Oxholm, Copenhagen, DK

2016 The Adopted, JAUS Gallery, (traveling), Los Angeles, CA, US

2015 The Adopted, Brandstater Gallery at La Sierra University (traveling), Riverside, CA,

US

2014 My Name is Nobody, Avis Frank Gallery, Houston, TX, US

  Romancing the West, Gallerie Oxholm, Copenhagen, DK

  Among The Missing, two person with Maja Ruznic, Jack Fischer Gallery, San

Francisco, CA, US

2013 The Unsurrendered, Figure One Gallery at University of Illinois,

Champaign/Urbana, IL, US

2012 The Imagined Chase, Gallery Wendi Norris, San Francisco, CA, US

2011 Perceptions of Religious Imagery in Natural Phenomena, 101/Exhibit, Miami; FL, US; Carlo V Castle, Lecce, IT (traveling)

  Vessel Traces, two person with Joseph Cohen, San Giovanni di Dio Church, Lecce, IT

2010 Joshua Hagler and Mayumi Ishino, (two person) Babel Visningsrom for Kunst, Trondheim, NO

 Nearly Approaching Never to Pass, (two person) with George Pfau, Reaves Gallery, New York, NY, US

2009 72 Virgins to Die For, Frey Norris Contemporary and Modern, San Francisco, CA,

US

2007 Bring Us Rapture, Mina Dresden Gallery, San Francisco, CA, US

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020  Figure as Form, Hollis Taggart Gallery, New York, NY, US

  TWENTYFOUR, Bricks Gallery, Copenhagen, DK
  The Red Wood, curated by Julia Westerbeke, San Francisco, CA, US (online)

  Drawn Together, Unit London, UK (online)

2019 Nuit Noire, Kashagan Galerie, curated by Hotel Triki for La Biennale de Lyon

Resonance, Lyon, FR

  Gardens, Last Projects, Los Angeles, CA, US

2018 Paradise Lost, Patrick Painter, Inc. Los Angeles, CA, US

  With Liberty and Justice for Some, Children’s Museum of the Arts, NY, US

  Dreams and Fevers, Torrance Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA, US
  Looking for U, Unit London, UK

2017 Two Sides of the Coin, Gallerie Gruelich, Frankfurt, DE

  With Liberty and Justice for Some, Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles; San

Francisco, US

  Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco; Berkeley Art Center, (traveling),

Berkeley, CA, US

  Unknown Soldier, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA, US
  Soul Case, Durden & Ray Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, US
  Trust Fall, Gallery ALSO, Los Angeles, CA, US
  The Encrypted Form, Stoerpunkt, Munich, DE
  Figurative Futures, 101/Exhibit, Los Angeles, CA, US

2016 Over The Hills, Hometown Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, US

  Hysterical Fiction, La Estacion Arte Contemporaneo, Chihuahua, MX
  Werewolf, Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, US

2015 Sincerely Yours, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA, US

  Angels with Dirty Faces, Galleri Ernst Hilger, Vienna, AT
  Tallahassee International, Florida State University Museum of Art, Tallahassee, FL,

US

  52nd Annual Juried Exhibition, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA, US

2014 Exquisite Corpse, MASS Gallery, Austin, TX, US 

  Draftpunk 2.0, Mid-Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, JP

2013 Transreal Topologies, Royal Institute, Adelaide, AU

  What the Mouth Sees, Alter Space, San Francisco, CA, US

2012 Optic Nerve, Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL, US

2010 I am Solitary I am an Army, Surface Gallery, Nottingham, UK

  Black Lab, The Lab, San Francisco, CA, US

2009  Echo, Frey Norris Gallery, San Francisco, CA, US

2008  Close Calls, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausolito, CA, US

2006. Your Gallery, in association with The Saatchi Gallery, The Guardian, London, UK 

2004 Contemporary Perspectives, MoCA at the Luther Burbank Center, Santa Rosa, CA,

US

 

AWARDS & RESIDENCIES

2020 Hopper Prize Finalist

2018 Roswell Artist in Residence Program, Roswell, NM, US

2017 Alfred and Trafford Klots International Program for Artists, MICA, Léhon, FR 

2016 Dave Bown Projects, Award of Excellence, presented by Helga Christoffersen,

New Museum, New York, NY, US

2015 Juror’s Circle Prize, Colorado University Art Museum, Boulder, CO, US

Studio System Art Residency, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA, US

2013 Residency, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL, US

2011 Martignano International Residency for Artists, Martignano, IT

2010 Artist in residence Lademoen Kunstnerverksteder, Trondheim, NO

2009 Best of the Bay Area 2009, San Francisco Magazine, San Francisco, CA, US

 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2017 Wooleyes, (co-curator), Washington Reid Gallery, United Cerebral Palsy of Los

Angeles, CA, US 

2014 What The Mouth Sees, (curator), Alter Space, San Francisco, CA, US

2008 Founder and Director of 5 Mined Fields Studio, exhibition space, Berkeley, CA, US

 

LECTURES

2021 Artist Talk, University of New Mexico, NM

  Artist Talk, Texas Christian University, TX 

2019 Public Discussion with Kurt Snoekx, Unit London, UK

2018 Artist Talk, Roswell Museum and Art Center, New Mexico

  Artist Talk, Brand Library and Art Center, Los Angeles, CA

2017 Exhibition Juror/Lecturer, Indiana University East, Richmond, IN

2016 Adjunct Professor of Painting and Art History, La Sierra University, Riverside, CA

  Artist Talk, University of California, Berkeley, CA

2013 Artist Talk, Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL

2007 Artist Talk, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ