1996 University California Irvine. MFA in English/Creative Writing
1994 California Institute of the Arts. MFA in Visual Art
1992 California Institute of the Arts. BFA in Visual Art


2017 "The Artists' Prison," Ochi Projects, Los Angeles, CA
2015 "Through The Trees, A Willingness" Sloan Projects, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA
2012 "New Paintings" Garboushian Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2008 "No Other Word For Love" Western Project, Culver City, CA
2005 "Even The Pretty Tress Have Guns" Western Project, Culver City, CA
2001 "Lucid". Drawings. Susanne Vielmetter; L.A. Projects. Los Angeles, CA
1999 "A Small Good Thing". Mixed Media. The Corridor Gallery. East L.A. CA
1997 "Sex". Mixed Media. Miller Durazo. West Los Angeles, CA November 24, 1995


"New Drawings" L'estacion Gallery, Chihuahua, Mexico
"Stories That Must Be Told" Cypress College Art Gallery, Orange County, CA
"Dreaming The Real" South Bay Contemporary Art Center, San Pedro, CA
"Hysterical Friction" Tiger Strikes Asteroid, New York, (curated by Ichiro Irie)
"Another Thing Coming" Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA (curated by Max Presneill)
"Getting Off The Ground" Angel's Gate Cultural Arts Center, San Pedro, CA (Curated by Isabelle Lutterodt)
"Pretty Vacant" Westwood, CA (Curated by Yvette Gellis and Martin Durazo)
"Critology" Western Carolina University Museum, North Carolina
"Sanctified" Vincent Price Art Museum, East LA College, CA
"Midnight Cesura" Jaus Gallery, West LA, CA
"Critology" Pacific Design Center, LA, CA
"Marine Salon #5," Marine Salon Gallery, Venice, CA
"Play It As It Lays: A Tribute to Joan Didion," Space 15 Twenty, LA, CA
"The Ramirez Family Show," West LA College, Venice, CA
"The First Six Years," Western Project, Culver City, CA
"What's The Matter with Mommy," (curated by Shana Nys Dambrot) Phantom Gallery, LA, CA
"Shut Up And Keep Swimming," Jail Gallery, LA, CA "The Gun Show," Space B Gallery NY, NY
"Mirror/Mirror" Circus Gallery, Hollywood, CA
Infinity In Finite Things, Western Project, LA, CA
Portland Art Fair, Nathan Larramendy Gallery, Portland, Oregon
Aqua Fair, Miami, Western Project, Miami, Florida
Scope Miami, Western Project, Miami, Florida
Scope New York, Western Project, New York, NY
"Wicked Thicket," Mixture Contemporary, Houston, TX
"In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida", Western Project, Culver City, CA
"Ariel", Raid Projects, LA, CA
"Intimates", Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
"Sequel". Domestic Setting, Los Angeles, CA
"Fresh Start Benefit". Santa Monica Museum of Art. Santa Monica, CA
"Art On Paper". Weatherspoon Museum, North Carolina
ArtChicago. Susanne Vielmetter. Chicago, IL
"Two". Superior Gallery, Ohio. Curated by Bill Radewec
"Fresh Start Benefit". Santa Monica Museum. Santa Monica, CA
"Included". Drawings. The Black Dragon Society. Vienna, Austria
"New Drawings". The Black Dragon Society. Los Angeles, CA
"Odd Drawings". Drawings. Cypress College. Curated by Tyler Stallings
"Mirror Mirror". Mixed Media. Whittier College, Whittier, CA
"Hypotheosis: New Sex Tropes". Wayward Gallery. West Hollywood, CA
"Basel Art Fair". Drawings. Susanne Vielmetter. Basel, Switzerland
"Liste 01. Drawings. ArtFrankfurt. Susanne Vielmetter. Frankfurt, Germany
"A Model Universe". Mixed Media. Otis College of Art and Design. L.A. CA
"Deep End". Mixed Media. Southern Exposure Gallery. San Francisco, CA
"Juried Exhibition 2000". Mixed Media. Partricia Correia Gallery. Santa Monica, CA
"The Last Wave". Mixed Media. Andrew Shire Gallery. L.A. CA
"A Personal Tomorrow". Mixed Media. U-Haul Show. Park Plaza Motel. L.A. CA
"Land of Extreme Happiness". Mixed Media. U-Haul Show. L.A. CA
"99". Mixed Media. Miller Durazo. L.A. CA
"The Last Spring". Mixed Media. Dirt Gallery. L.A. CA
"The Best of the One Night Stands. Mixed Media. Gallery 207. L.A. CA
"Draw Play". Mixed Media. Miller Durazo. L.A. CA
"Sig-Alert". Mixed Media. Arizona State Univ. Arizona
"The $100 Show". Mixed Media. Post. L.A. CA
"99 Dollar Show". Mixed Media. Miller Durazo. West L.A. CA
"One Night Stand 6" Mixed Media.Farmer's Daughter Motel. West L.A. CA
"Six Rooms". Mixed Media. The Dollhouse: Beverly Hills, CA
"The Dark Side of Hollywood". Mixed Media. Gallery 258: Beverly Hills, CA
"Splice". Mixed Media. Side Street Projects: Santa Monica, CA
"99 Dollar Show". Mixed Media. Miller Durazo. West L.A. CA
"Cake Decorations 1-6". The S.L.U.R. Show: Mixed Media. Art Press Gallery. L.A. CA
"Hot Crop". Mixed Media. Claremont College/East Gallery: Claremont, CA
"New Works". Mixed Media. Far Bizarre. The Brewery. L.A. CA
"New Works". Mixed Media. Venice Art Walk. Venice, CA


Weatherspoon Museum
Peter and Eileen Norton
Ruth Bloom
Susanne Vielmetter
Sharon Gless (Cagney & Lacey)
Naomi Hirschhorn (Hirschhorn Museum)
Robert Miller
Thomas Kennealy (Schindler's List)
Mark Strand


1997 Brody Foundation Grant: California Community Foundation
1992 Jacob Javits Fellowship


Agatha French/LA Times Book Review July 19, 2017
Jody Zellen/Art & Cake 2017
Christopher Knight/LA Times Review Another Thing Coming TAM 2014
Shana Nys Dambrot/LA Weekly Pick 2012
Shana Nys Dambrot/THE Magazine Feb.2009
Picture Postcard /Artnet.com February 2008
Shana Nys Dambrot/Modern Painters June 2008
Mary Anna Pomonis/ArtUS June 2008
David Pagel/L.A. Times March 2005
Jody Zellen/Art Press #312 May 2005
Kristina Newhouse/Artnet.com April 2003
Weatherspoon Museum Catalogue November 2002
Rebecca Schoenkopf/ "Nasty Town!," OC Weekly April 12 -18, 2002
Elisabeth Pence/Artweek June 2001 Volume 32 Issue 5
Tyler Stallings/Catalogue Essay/Otis Gallery September 2000
Harry Roche/Artweek April 2000 Volume 31 Issue 4
Suvanne Geer/Artweek November 2000 Volume 31 Issue 11


White Hot Magazine
Art Ltd.
THE Magazine
Artillery (Staff Writer)
Tema Celeste
10 x 10
Bridge Magazine (staff)
Flash Art
Angelino Magazine
Los Angeles Magazine
New York Arts
Latin Arts.com

Books Published

Artistic Children Breathe Differently (Hollyridge Press) 2005
Six, (Cherry Grove Collections) 2005
Love's Funeral, (Cherry Grove Collections) 2003
Correspondence, (Gegensatze Press, Austria) 2000
Paper Frankenstein (Beyond Baroque Press) 1998

Magazines, Literary Journals

The New Criterion
Angelino Magazine
The New Republic
The Denver Quarterly
The Massachusetts Review
Poet & Critic (Iowa State University)
The Midwest Quarterly (Kansas State University)
Puerto Del Sol (New Mexico State University)
New York Quarterly
The Chattahoochee Review (DeKalb College)
The Herman Review
Negative Capability
The Windsor Review (University of Windsor)
The Graham House Review
The Antioch Review
Santa Monica Review (Santa Monica College)
The Alaska Quarterly Review
Nimrod:International Journal
Exquisite Corpse
The Madison Review
The New Delta Review
Many Mountains Moving
Columbia Magazine
The Cape Rock
The Wisconsin Review
The Greensboro Review
The Seattle Review
The Florida Review
Louisville Review
New Letters


The Best American Poetry 1997 (Edited by James Tate) (Scribner)Flash Fiction; short, short stories (Norton)The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry; (Thundersmouth Press) 2001

Curatorial Experience

"The Lunatics Have Taken Over The Asylum," works on paper, inc., 2002
"Painting By Letters," Cirrus, 2003
"Crazy Thoughts Have Quick Wings," Cirrus Gallery, 2003

Teaching Experience

CSUN Currently Teaching
Cal State University Long Beach 2015
El Camino College 2011
Santa Monica College 2008-2014
UCLA Extension (Taught 2 classes in the art dept.)
UC Irvine (3 years)
Media Bistro (Taught 2 classes)
Hollywood Schoolhouse