BART EXPOSITO

 

Bart Exposito | BIO

Born 1970 in Amarillo, Texas, USA
Lives in Los Angeles, CA

Solo Exhibitions
2011 Paper Primitives, Thomas Solomon Gallery, Los Angeles
2010 Bends, Thomas Solomon Gallery, Los Angeles
2008 Strange Loops, Finesilver Gallery, Houston, TX
2007 Figure Looks A lot Like Me In Paint, Black Dragon Society, LA
2007 New Work, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
2005 Paintings, Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles
2003 Paintings, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles
2002 Paintings & Drawings, Donna Beam Gallery, University of
2002 Nevada, Las Vegas (curated by Libby Lumpkin)
2002 Paintings & Drawings, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles
2002 Paintings & Drawings, Bill Maynes Gallery, New York
2001 Bart Exposito, Hot Cocoa Lab, Venice, CA (curated by Anna Helwing)
2001 Roomtone, Acuna-Hansen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Group Exhibitions
2011 Table Show, WPA Los Angeles
2010 Painting, organized by Roger Herman, L A Art House, West Hollywood
2010 Ecstatic Structure, with Warren Isensee and Stanley Whitney, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, Kansas
2009 Fantastic LA, curated by Barry Blinderman, University Galleries, College of Fine Arts, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois
2009 An Exhibition of Selected Skills of the Unemployed, WPA, Los Angeles
2009 Summer Group Show, Cottage Home/ Thomas Solomon Gallery, Los Angeles
2009 Abstract America, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
2009 Cut, Thomas Solomon Gallery at the LA Art Fair, Santa Monica
2009 Loveable Like Orphan Kitties and Bastard Children, Curated by Kristen Calabrese and Joshua Aster, Green Gallery East, Milwaukee
2008 Keeping it Straight, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
2008 Pruess Press @ RENTAL Gallery, New York
2008 Heavy Corner, (curated by Kristen Calabrese), CAA, Los Angeles
2008 LA Potential, (curated by Lioba Reddeker), Hangart 7, Salzburg, Austria
2007 No Jerks, Trudi at Rental Gallery, Rental Gallery, New York
2007 Automatons, Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles
2007 Painting Design, (curated by David Pagel), Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
2007 Paper Bombs, Jack Hanley Gallery, (curated by Bart Exposito) Los Angeles
2006 Picture Postcards From a Neon Wilderness, Lukas Feichtner Gallery, Vienna
2006 Bring the War Home, Qed Gallery, Los angeles, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York, (Curated by Drew Heitzler)
2006 Three Paintings, Daniel Hug Gallery, Los Angeles
2005 In Between Bandwidths: Bart Exposito & Ry Rocklen, with wording by 2005 Michael Ned Holte, Black Dragon Society, NADA Art Fair, Miami
2005 In the Abstract, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica
2004 Painting & Sculpture, Mark Moore Gallery, Los Angeles
2004 Wake Up & Apologize, Hayworth Gallery, Los Angeles
2003 Small Work, Margo Victor Presents, Los Angeles
2003 Game Over, Galerie Grimm/Rosenfeld, Munich
2003 Bart Exposito, Aaron Parazette, Susie Rosmarin, Texas Gallery
2002 Summer Invitational, Bill Maynes Gallery, New York
2002 Pierogi 2000, Flat Files, Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn
2001 Sketchy, Acuna-Hansen Gallery, Los Angeles
2001 The Stuff Dreams is Made of, Curated by David Pagel, Frankfurt Art Fair
2001 Cloud 9, Curated by David Pagel, Ginsler Architecture, Santa Monica
2001 Ars Moralis / Bea Schlingelhoff, Galerie Fur Gegenwarstkunst, Bremen, Germany
2001 Jacques de Beaufort, Bart Exposito, Monique van Genderen, Rosamund Felsen Gallery,Santa Monica
2000 For Example, Acuna-Hansen Gallery, Los Angeles
2000 Proun, Organized by Bart Exposito, Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles
2000 New School, Works on Paper Gallery, Los Angeles
1999 Cal Arts Postal, Studio 9, London
1999 CAA MFA Exhibition, Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles

Collections
Saatchi Gallery, UK
Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation
West Collection
Bank Of America

Bibliography
2009 Abstract America, book published by Saatchi Gallery/ Rizzoli
2008 Lioba Reddecker, LA Potential Exhibition Catalog
2007 Frank, Peter, Figure Looks A Lot Like Me In Paint, review of exhibition, Black Dragon Society, Art Ltd. May
2005 Knight, Christopher. Slippery by Design, review of exhibition at Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles Times, Feb. 18.
2005 Sholis, Brian. Critics’ Picks: Los Angeles, Artforum.com, Feb.,18.
2005 Orden, Abraham. Circus Without A Tent, Artnet, Feb. 18.
2003 Frank, Peter. Review of Exhibition, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Art Weekly
2003 Pagel, David. Review of Exhibition, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles Times.
2002 Review of Exhibition, Bart Exposito at Bill Maynes Gallery, New Yorker Magazine, October 14th & 21.
2002 Clark, Joseph. Driven To Abstraction, Donna Beam Gallery, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Mercury Newspaper.
2002 Crosby, Gregory. Pleasures of the line, of the plane, Donna Beam Gallery, University of
Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas City Life Newspaper.
2002 Hainley, Bruce. Review of Exhibition, Paintings and Drawings, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, ArtForum, Summer Issue.
2002 Lumpkin, Libby. Essay Accompanying Exhibition, Bart Exposito at Donna Beam Gallery.
2002 Pagel, David. A Specialist in Confidently Out-of-Whack Geometry, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles Times.
2002 Twardy, Chuck. Something for Nothing, Donna Beam Gallery, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Weekly.
2002 White, Ken. Reversing Field, Donna Beam Gallery, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Neon Review Journal.
2001 Frank, Peter. Art Pick of the Week: Roomtone, Acuna-Hansen Gallery, LA Weekly.
2001 Marie, Annika. Review of Roomtone Exhibition, Acuna-Hansen Gallery, Art Issues, Summer Issue.
2001 Pagel, David. Review of Roomtone Exhibition, Acuna-Hansen Gallery, Los Angeles Times.

Awards
1999/2000 Friends of Cal Arts Scholarship
1998 Fletcher Jones Endowed Scholarship
1996/1997 Michael Frary Endowed Scholarship in Painting

Teaching
2008 – 2009 Full-Time Lecturer, University of Southern California
2006 – 2007 Adjunct Faculty, University of Southern California
2001 – 2006 Lecturer, University of California, Los Angeles

Education
2000 MFA, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia
1998 BFA, University of Texas, Austin



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