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Born August 11, 1945
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

EDUCATION

1973 M.F.A., University of Southern California
1969 B.F.A., San Francisco Art Institute

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2004 Brain Box Dream Box, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

2003 Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, CA

2002 Luhring Augustine, New York, NY
Paul McCarthy, Frans Halls Museum, Haarlen, The Netherlands

2001 Pirate Drawings, Galerie Hauser & Wirth, Zurich
Paul McCarthy, Villa Arson, Nice
Paul McCarthy, New Museum, New York,NY
Santa’s Chocolate Shop, Luhring Augustine, New York, NY
The Box, The Atrium, New York, NY
The Garden, Deitch Projects, New York, NY

2000 Paul McCarthy, MOCA at the Geffen ConTemporary, Los Angeles, CA
Heidi File, Patrick Painter, Inc., Santa Monica, CA
Eleni Korneou Gallery, Athens, Greece
Paul McCarthy and Mike Kelley, Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Tokyo Santa, Santa’s Trees, Blum and Poe, Santa Monica, CA

1999 Proposition, Collaboration with Jason Rhodes, David Zwirner Gallery, New York, NY
Dimensions of the Mind: The Denial and the Desire in the Spectacle Sammlung Hauser
und Wirth in Der Lokremise, St. Gallen, Switzerland
Dead H and early performance photographs, Studio Guenzani

1998 Painter, Video and Drawings, Galerie Krinzinger
Photographs--Performance Photographs and Video, 1969 – 1983, Luhring Augustine,
New York, NY; and Patrick Painter, Inc, Santa Monica, CA

1997 Santa Chocolate Shop, Galerie Hauser & Wirth, Zurich, Switzerland

1996 Paul McCarthy, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Saloon, Air de Paris, Paris, France
Yaa-Hoo, Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, NY
Video Works, Galerie Drantmann, Brussels, Belgium
Videos and Drawings, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark

1995 5 Photographic Works, 1970 – 1974, Blum & Poe, Santa Monica, CA
Painter, Projects Room, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Art and Public, Geneva, Switzerland
Tomato Head, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
Pinocchio Pipenose Householddilemma Tour, Travels to: Air de Paris, Paris France
Galeria Antoni Estrany, Barcelona, Spain; Luhring Augustine, New York, NY
Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark; Esther Schipper Galerie, Köln, Germany
Studio Guenzani, Milan, Italy; McKinney Art Center, Dallas, TX; Auckland City Art
Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand; Ooe Landesmuseum, Linz, Austria

1994 Air de Paris, Paris, France
Le Fonds Regional d'Art Contemporain, Poitou-Charentz, Angouleme, France
Air de Paris, Nice, France
Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Galerie George-Philippe Vallois, Paris, France
Studio Guenzani, Milan, Italy

1993 "Video," Ynglingagatan I, Sweden
Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria
"The Dead Viking", Buchholz und Buchholz, Köln, Germany
Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, NY

1991 Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1990 Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1987 Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1986 Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1985 AAA Art, Los Angeles, CA

1983 Cirque Divers, Liege, Belgium

1982 Human Object, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE), Los Angeles, CA

1979 Contemporary Cure All and Deadening, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary
Exhibitions (LACE), Los Angeles, CA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2004 Disparities & Deformations, Site Sante Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Upstream: Idea Drawings, Hayworth, Los Angeles, CA
Selected Works…, Marc Jancou Fine Art, New York, NY
100 Artists See God, organized by Independent Curators International;
Naples Museum of Art, Naples, FL; The Jewish Museum San Francisco,
San Fransicso, CA; Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA;
Memorial Art Gallery, Universtity of Rochester, Rochester, NY
(In Search of) The Perfect Lover, Hauser & Wirth, London, England

2003 In Your Face;Havekost. McCarthy. Nara. Noble & Webster. Ruff, Frahm Ltd. Mayfair,
London
Twilight, Gimpel Fils, London

2002 Mapping The Process, Essor Gallery, London, England
Fallen Heroes, Masculinity and Representation, Espai D’Art Contemporani Di Castello,
Spain
Plusultra, Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, England
House of Fiction, Summlung Hauser & Wirth, St. Gallen, Switzerland
Startkapital, K21 Kunstammulung Standehaus, Dusseldorf, Germany
Walk Around Time: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Walker Art Center,
Minneapolis, MN
Video Programme, Anthony Wilkinson Gallery, London

2001 The Artist’s World, Logan Galleries, CCAC Institute, San Francisco, CA
La Colleccion Jumex, Jumex, Mexcio City, Mexico
Turus Amuebladas, OMR
Early Film & Video, Anthony Wilkinson Gallery, London, England

2000 (In Between) The Hannover Expo, Hannover, Germany
Dialogues with Photography, Galeria Goledad Lonrenzo, Madrid, Spain
Le Jeu des 7 Families, MAMCO, Geneva, Switzerland, in collaboration with Frac Nord-
Pas de Calais
Video Work, Lisson Gallery, London, England
Side Street Projects, Los Angeles, CA
Drawings 2000, Barbara Gladstone, New York, NY
Presumed Innocent, Musée d’Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
Carnivalesque, Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, London; Castle Museum and Gallery,
Nottingham; City Art Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland
Around 1984: A Look at Art in the Eighties, P.S. 1, Long Island City, NY
Mike Kelley and Paul McCarthy, Collaborative Works, The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada
The Longest Possible Memory, Lokremise, St. Gall, Switzerland
Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Austrailia
Mark Lewis & Paul McCarthy, Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, CA
Patrick Painter Editions, Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, CA
The Fashion Show, George’s, Los Angeles, CA

1999 stuff, Contemporary Arts Council, Chicago, IL
Life is Elsewhere, Massimo Lauro Gallery, Milan, Italy
radical past: contemporary art & music in Pasadena, 1960-74, The Armory Center for the
Arts (catalogue)

1998 Let’s Play Risk, Juice, London, England
Paul McCarthy/Mike Kelley, Secession, Vienna, Austria
Damenwahl Portikus Frankfurt Am Main
Mise en Scene Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, Austria
American Playhouse The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada (catalogue)
20/20/20 The Happening July 30, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions at the
Hollywood Athletic Club, Hollywood, CA
New Works, Roy Arden, Glenn Brown, Roni Horn, Mike Kelley, Mark Lewis, Paul
McCarthy, Jorge Pardo, Diana Thater, Patrick Painter, Inc.
Kunstausstellung Holderbank, Holderbank, Switzerland
Double Trouble, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego
Pop Surrealism, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut
Bathroom curated by Wayne Koestenbaum, Thomas Healy Gallery
Works on Paper by American Artist, Entwistle, London, England
Crossings, 5/29 – 9/9, Kunsthalle Wien am Karlsplatz, Vienna, Austria
Antoni, Forg, McCarthy; Miyajima, Morimura, Oehlen; Rae, Rist, Tunga, Whiteread,
Wolfe, Wool Luhring, Augustine Gallery
LA Times, Fondazine Sandretto Re Rebaudengo Per L’ Arte, Torino, Italy
Acquisitions Récentes, Le FRAC Nord- Pas de Calais, France
LA on Paper 1 Re-lax, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria
Figurative Sculpture, Patrick Painter, Inc.
PATRICK PAINTER, INC
Beyond the Pink Performance Festival, The Cortical Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object, 1949-1979, Museum of
Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; travels to: MAK, Vienna, Austria
Presumed Innocence, Virginia Commonwealth University, Anderson Gallery

1997 Art Calls, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, curated by Jacob Faricius Copenhagen, Denmark (CD
catalogue)
Alpenblick, Kunsthalle Wien, Austria (catalogue)
Dramatically Different, Centre national D’Art Contemporain De Grenoble, France
Performatrix, Hamburg, Germany
KünstlerInnen, 50 Positionen, Kunsthaus Bregenz, (catalogue)
Display, International Exhibition of Painting, collaboration Mike Kelley/Paul McCarthy,
Copenhagen, Denmark, (catalogue)
Body, Art Gallery of New South Wales
Paul McCarthy & Benjamin Weissman Christopher Grimes Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Kwangju Biennale, Kwagju, South Korea
Deep Storage; travels to: Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany; Nationalgalerie 5MKP,
Berlin, Germany; Kunstmuseum, Düsseldorf, Germany; New York P.S.1 Contemporary
Art Center; Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA (catalogue)
Scene of the Crime, Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, Los Angeles,
CA, (catalogue)
biennale d’art contemporain de, Lyon, France
Per Forma 97 Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Cruising LA, Soledad Lorenzo Gallery, Madrid, Spain (catalogue)
Meg Cranston, Paul McCarthy, Barry McGee, Raymond Pettibon, Jason Rhoades
Galerie Tanya Rumpff, Haarlem
Observations & Observances, Ydessa Hendeles Art Foundation, Toronto, Canada
Sunshine & Noir, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, Denmark; Kunstmuseum
Wolfsburg, Germany; Castello di Rivoli, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Italy; UCLA at the
Armand Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (catalogue)
Tableaux, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami; travels to Contemporary Arts Museum,
Houston, Texas (catalogue)
1997 Biennial Exhibition Portfolio, Whitney Museum of American Art Edition
Natural Habitat, The Tannery, London, England
Performance Anxiety, Museum of Contemporary, Chicago; Museum of Contemporary
Art, San Diego; SITE, Santa Fe, NM (catalogue)
Connexions Implicites, école national supérieure des beaux,-arts, Paris, France
Rooms with a View: Environments for Video, Guggenheim Museum SoHo, New York, NY
PATRICK PAINTER, INC
1997 Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (catalogue)
Form und Funktion der Zeichnung Heute, Art Fair Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
(catalogue)
Joy Joy, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland
Making it Real, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut;
Travels to: The Reykjavik Municipal Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland; Portland Museum
of Art, Portland, Oregon, Baylor Art Museum; University of Virginia, Charlottesville,
Virginia
Popoccultural, Southampton City Art Gallery, London, England
video (desnudo), Art & Idea, Mexico City, Mexico

1996 Paul McCarthy, Paul Noble, Allen Ruppersberg, Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York, NY
Romper Room, Thread Waxing Space, New York, NY
a/drift, Center for Curatorial StudiesMuseum/Bard College, New York, NY
Painting, The Extended Field, Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Mälmo, Sweden
Shit, Baron/Boisanté Gallery
The Aggression of Beauty, Galerie Arndt & Partner, Berlin, Germany
American Film & Video: Whitney Biennial/Electronic Undercurrents, Statens Museum for
Kunst, Denmark (catalogue)
UKS/OSLO Rockfestival, Extended Organ, 8/24
Paranoid Machine, Shoshona Wayne Gallery, 7/12 – 8/31
The Art Embodied (l’ art au corps), MAC galeries contemporaines des Musée de
Marseille, 7/7 – 10 (catalogue)
How Will We Behave, Robert Prime Gallery, London, England
Exposure, Luhring Augustine, New York, NY
variations, op. 96, le fonds régional de’art contemporain poitou-charentes, Atelier CRC,
France
(nude), Trans Hudson Gallery; Catherine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, CA ; Art & Idea,
Mexico City, Mexico
Portraits, Ydessa Hendeles Art Foundation
World Wide Video Festival, five locations in The HaguNationale
Transformers, Auckland Art Gallery, New Zealand
Comic and Sex in American Art, Galerie Andreas Binder
The Garage Project, MAK Center for Art and Architecture LA
Image of Self as Another, Porin Taidemuseo, Finland
non! Pas comme ca! Centre d’art Neuchatel, Neuchatel Switzerland
Reel Work, Artists’ Film and Video of the 1970’s, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL
Sex & Crime, Sprengel Museum Hannover, Germany (catalogue)
Low Cool, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
Controfigura, Studio Guenzani, Milan, Italy
Everything that’s interesting is new, Dakis Jannou Collection, Athens, Greece
(catalogue)
Les plaisirs et Les ombres, La Fondation pour l’Architecture, Brussells, Belgium
Vito Acconci videos performances viewing “Fresh Acconci”, Atheneum Campus
Universitaire, Dijon, France
Sampler 2, More Videos from Southern California, David Zwirner Gallery, New York, NY

1995 Video Screening Painter and Heidi, Cinematheque, San Francisco, CA
Raw, Postmasters Gallery, New York, NY
New Visions for Historic Neighborhoods, Weingart Galleries, Occidental College
Stereo-Tip, Soros Center for Contemporary Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia (catalogue)
Femininmasculin: le sexe de l’art, Musée National d’art Moderne, Centere Georges
Pompidou, Paris, France
Video News, The American Center
Collisions, Arteleku, San Sebastian, Spain
Familiar Places Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
Infamie, Autres victoires, Montlucon, Chateau de la Louviere, France (catalogue)
FuoriUso’95, War and Piece, Pescara, Italy (catalogue)
Marcel Broodthaers - Correspondence - Gallery Hauser & Wirth, Zurich, Switzerland;
Gallery David Zwirner, New York, NY
LA International, Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
New History of the Infamy, FRAC Auvergne, Montlucon, France
Fuori USO '95 Associazione Culturale Arte Nova, Pescara, Italy (catalogue)
Le Mille e una Volta, Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Repubblica Di San
Marino
Identita e Alterita, The Venice Biennial, Venice, Italy
Collection, fin XX, Five separate locations, in conjunction with FRAC; Poitou –
Charentes, France; Whitney Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New
York, NY (catalogue)
Mike Kelley and Paul McCarthy, Curated by Stephen Schmitt-Wolfen, Kunstverein,
Hamburg, Germany
Murder, Bergamot Station Arts Center, Santa Monica, CA
Bruce Nauman, Mike Kelley, Franz West, and Paul McCarthy, David Zwirner Gallery,
New York, New York
Endurance, Exit Art, New York, New York, Video Screening
PATRICK PAINTER, INC
Endurance, Exit Art/The First World, New York, NY
Photographies, Tribune de Genéve
El Beblawi, Nadia, Paul McCarthy, Galerie Art & Public, VOIR
The Reflected Image, Museo D’Arte Contemporanea, Prato, Italy (catalogue)

1994 Cocido y Crudo, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Renia Sofia, Madrid, Spain (catalogue)
les enfants terribles, Galeria Antoni Estrany, Barcelona, Spain
The Rite to Eat, The New Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Extreme Limite, Galerie Janos, Paris, France
Hors limites, Centre George Pompidou, Musée national d'art moderne, Paris France
(catalogue)
Transformers, A traveling exhibition organized and circulated by Independent Curators,
Incorporated, New York, NY. Guest Curator, Ralph Rugoff (catalogue)
Investigations Into The Physical and Metaphorical Hole, Gallery 2, The School of the Art
Institute of Chicago
Oh boy, it's a girl, Kunst Raum, Vienna, Austria (catalogue), and Kunstverein München,
Germany
Altered Egos, Santa Monica Museum of Art, curated by Karen Moss, Santa Monica, CA
Opera Prima, Fuori Uso '94 (catalogue)
Gimpel Fils Ltd., London, England, Dan Graham, Rodney Graham, Mike Kelley, Paul
McCarthy, Daniel Oates, Richard Prince, Meyer Vaisman, Jeff Wall
Gifts, Inter Art Center, New York, NY
Kus Me Kus Me Zeeman, De Vishal, Haarlem, The Netherlands (catalogue)
World Wide Video Centre Festival, The Hague, The Netherlands, (catalogue)
pen & ink, Santa Barbara Contemporart Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
Dirty, Sadie Benning, Keith Boadwee, Cary S. Leibowitz/Candyass, Jeanne Dunning,
John LeKay, Rachel Harrison, Paul McCarthy, Tyler Stallings, John Good Gallery, New
York, NY
Scratching the Belly of the Beast, filmforum, Los Angeles, CA
Galerie Asbaek, Copenhagen, Denmark, Daniel Oates, Lincoln Tobier, Larry Johnson,
Jeff Wall, Dan Graham, Richard Prince, Meyer Vaisman, Rodney Graham, Paul
McCarthy
[cut] - Los Angeles - 90'ernes kunstscene, Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen, Denmark
(catalogue)
Ross Bleckner, Günther Förg, Georg Herold, Martin Kippenberger, Jeff Koons, Paul
McCarthy, Tatsuo Miyajima, Albert Oehlen, Philip Taaffe, Christopher Wool, Galleri K,
Oslo, Norway (catalogue)
babies & bambies, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (catalogue)
PATRICK PAINTER, INC
Paul McCarthy - Mike Kelley - Charlemagne Palestine - Dirk Larsen, Torch Gallery,
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Outside the Frame of the Object, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland;
Snug Harbor Cultural Center, New York, NY
Altered, Two-person show, Rudolf Schwarzkogler and Paul McCarthy, Austrian Cultural
Institute, New York, NY
Luhring Augustine, New York, NY

1993 Everyday Life, Kim Light Gallery, Los Angles, CA, curated by Simon Watson
Self Winding, Sphere Max, Tokyo, Japan, and Nanba City Hall, Osaka, Japan, curated by
Jeffrey Deitch
Figure as Fiction, Cincinnati Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, OH (catalogue)
Identity and Home, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Sampler - Southern California Video Tape Collection, 1970-1993, David Zwirner Gallery;
New York, NY; and Studio Guenzani, Milan, Italy
Drawing the Line Against AIDS, Guggenheim Museum, SoHo, NY
The Language of Art, Kunsthalle, Vienna, Austria
Utopian Art - Artificial Utopia, Kunst Werk Association, Zurndorf, Austria
Trancesex, A State of Mystical Absorption, Mondrian Hotel, Los Angeles, CA
Down the Stairs Diagonally, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Patrick Painter Editions, Johnen & Schottle, Köln, Germany
Mr. Serling's Neighborhood, Christopher Grimes Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Action Performance and the Photograph, Jan Turner, Turner/Krull Galleries, Los
Angeles, CA (catalogue)
Venice Biennial, The Aperto, Venice, Italy (catalogue)
United Film Project, Firminy, France, curated by Jason Simon
Sonsbeek 93, The Uncanny, curated by Mike Kelley, Arnhem, The Netherlands
The Eidetic Image: Contemporary Works on Paper, Travels to: Kramer Art Museum;
Champaign, Illinois; The Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport, CA; The Everson
Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
The Elegant the Irreverent and the Obsessive: Drawings in Southern California, Art
Gallery, Visual Art Center, California State University, Fullerton, CA
I am the Enunciator, Thread Waxing Space, New York, NY
Interview Olva Westphalen, Ketchup is Ketchup, and not Blood, BE #2 Performance,
Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
Poliset, Centrovideoarte-Palazzo Diamanti, Ferrara, Italy
Privacy Spazio Opos, Milan, Italy (catalogue)

1992 Into the Lapse, 1301, Santa Monica, CA, curated by Brian Butler and Jean Rasenberger.
Travels to: Karsten Schubert, London, England; Friesenwall 120, Cologne, Germany;
Dogenhaus, Leipzip, Germany; Bruno Brunnet Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany, The Royal
Danish Academy of Art, Copenhagen, Denmark (catalogue)
Société des Expositions, Palis des Beaux-Arts, Brussel, Belgium
CHARTAE, Capricorna Gallery, Venezia/Venice, Italy
Spielholle, Akademie der Kunst, E. V. 70, Frankfurt, Germany
LAX, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria
Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Viaggio a Los Angeles, Castello di Rivara, Torino, Italy
Galerie Max Hetzler, Köln, Germany
Greatest Hits, Daniel Buchholz, Köln, Germany
Post Human, curated by Jeffrey Deitch, Travels to: (catalogue)
Musee d'art Contemporain Foundation Asher Edelman, Lausanne, Switzerland; Castello
di Rivolo, Torino, Italy; Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece; Deichtorhallen, Hamburg,
Germany; Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
Strange Developments, curated by Jeffrey Deitch, Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London,
England
Rosamund Felsen Felsen Clinic and Recovery Center, curated by Ralph Rugoff,
Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Esther Schipper Gallery, Köln, Germany
Paul McCarthy, Lari Pittman, Jeffrey Vallance at Studio Guenzani, Milano, Italy
Paul McCarthy, Joyce Pensato, Arnulf Rainer, Luhring Augustine, New York, NY
Excess: Power, Pain and Pleasure, Muu Media Festival, Helsinki, Finland
Roy Dowell, Paul McCarthy, Renee Petropoulos, Rosamund Felsen Gallery,
Los Angeles, CA
Helter Skelter, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA (catalogue)

1991 Quick Coagulation Forms the August Corpse, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Out of Control, Video Violence, Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria
The Family Romance, videotape program, Simon Watson, New York, NY
Someone or Somebody, Myers/Bloom Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
The Body, a videotape program, Simon Watson, New York, NY, The Renaissance
Society at the University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Presenting Rearwards, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (catalogue)
Ha-Ha, Roy Boyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
The Body, a videotape program, Peter Pakesch Gallery, Vienna, Austria
PATRICK PAINTER, INC
Body and Body, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, Austria
Ovarian Warriors vs. Knights of Crissum, Parker Zanic Gallery, Sue Spaid Fine Arts, Los
Angeles, CA

1990 Past and Present--Selected Works by Gallery Artists, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
New California Video - A Survey of Open Channels 1985-1990, Long Beach, CA
1989 LA Freewaves, American Film Institute Video Festival and area-wide screenings, Los Angeles, CA

1988 New Works on Paper, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Tactical Positions Video Tapes, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE), Los
Angeles, CA (catalogue)
Open Channels Video, Long Beach Museum, Long Beach, CA (catalogue)

1985 B&W Drawings, Los Angeles Institute of (LAICA), Los Angeles, CA

1984 Assault Video, Anti Club, Los Angeles, CA
Crap, Orwell Memorial Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Contemporary Eccentrics, drawings; Edge Gallery, Fullerton, CA

1983 Video by Performance Artists, Terry Allen, Tony Labat, Paul McCarthy; Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY
13/14 Artist-Out of Line, paintings, Gallery 8336, Los Angeles, CA
1982 Video Tapes America, American Center, Paris, France
Works by Richard Newton & Paul McCarthy, Exile Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1981 California Performance Now and Then, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Lately in LA, Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, D.C. "Objects by Paul
McCarthy & Barbara Smith," Espace Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Video, Augzeichnungen von Performances, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany

1980 Per/for/mance, American Art Perfrormance Festival, Theatre Affrate llamento, Florence,
Italy; and in Theatre Circo Spazio Zero, Rome, Italy, March (catalogue)
Audio Works, Sixto Notes, Milano, Italy
Video 80, The Public Eye, San Francisco, CA

1978 Video Tapes From Los Angeles, California, Nan Hoover Atelier sponsored by DeApple
Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland (catalogue)
Art Fair, Bologna, Italy; represented by Anna Canepa (catalogue)

1977 Art Fair, Bologna, Italy; represented by Anna Canepa (catalogue)

1976 Commissioned Video, University Art Museum, Berkeley, CA (catalogue)
Second Southern California Video, Part II, Long Beach Museum, Long Beach, CA
Outside Video Tapes, M.L. d'Arc Gallery, New York, NY

1975 Southern California Video Anthology, Long Beach Museum, Long Beach, CA (catalogue)

1974 Newspace Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1973 Conceptual Art, Libra Gallery, Pomona, CA
Festival of the Arts, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

SELECTED PERFORMANCE, VIDEO TAPES AND FILMS

1998 Performance-Video Tape: Sod and Sodie Sock, with Mike Kelley, Secession, Vienna,
Austria

1997 Performance-Video Tape: Santa Chocolate Shop, Los Angeles, CA

1996 Performance-Video Tape: Sad and Sadie Sack, with Mike Kelley P-House, Tokyo, Japan
Performance-Video Tape: Tokyo Santa, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1995 Performance-Video Tape: Painter, Paul McCarthy. Sponsored by Museum of Modern
Art, New York, NY. Co-sponsored by Smart Arts Press
Videotape: Fresh Acconci, Paul McCarthy and Mike Kelley, Los Angeles, CA. Sponsored
by Smart Arts Press

1994 Performance-Video tape: Pinocchio, Paul McCarthy, Villa Arson, Nice, France.
Sponsored by Air de Paris, Nice, France

1992 Performance-Video tape: Heidi, Two tape set, Paul McCarthy and Mike Kelley, Galerie
Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria

1991 Performance-Video tape: Bossy Burger, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Video tape: A Hoot, Los Angeles, CA
Performance-Video tape: Jungle Doctor, Los Angeles, CA

1989 Performance-Video tape: Fun with Money - In Mine, Los Angeles, CA

1987 Performance-Video tape: Family Tyranny, Los Angeles, CA
Performance-Video tape: Cultural Soup, Los Angeles, CA

1985 Performance: Science, filmed in 16mm, Los Angeles, CA

1984 Performance: Fingers, Olive Oil, Orwell Memorial, Los Angeles, CA

1983 Performance: Inside Out, Olive Oil 80 Langton St., San Francisco, CA
Performance: Popeye, Cirque Divers; Liege, Belgium
Performance-Video tape: King for a Day, E.LAC. Espace Lyonnais, Comportment
Environment Performance, Lyon, France
Performance: French Patisseries, Gallerie Art Contemporain, J. et J. Dongu, Paris, France
Performance: Two P's and a Bean - Collaboration with Paul Burwell, Paul McCarthy, and
Anne Bean, 146 Knapp Rd., London, England
Performance: Popeye American, Midland Group, Nottingham, England
Performance: Popeye Judge and Jury, Ulster Polytechnic Art and Design Center, Belfast, Ireland
Performance: Popeye's Driving School, Trisker Arts Center,Cork, Ireland
Performance: Popeye's Automobile, Dartington College of Arts; Totnes, Devon, England
Performance: Mother Pig, Sushi Gallery, sponsored by the University of California, San
Diego and Sushi Gallery, San Diego, CA
Performance: Gardener of Death, University of California, Los Angeles performance
series, Caught in the Act, sponsored by the Student Committee for the Arts, Los Angeles, CA
Performance: Ayrean Death Ship, San Francisco Art Institute, Gold Coast Performance
Festival, San Francisco, CA
Performance: Death Ship, University of Southern California, Fine Arts Department,
Performance Series, Los Angeles, CA

1982 Performance: Baby Boy, Baby Magic, Al's Bar, Los Angeles, CA
Performance: God Bless America, Exile Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1981 Performance-Video tape: Death Ship, Sushi Gallery, San Diego, sponsored by University
of California, San Diego and Sushi Gallery, San Diego, CA, 2/10
Performance-Video tape: Death Ship, Performance Art, Chicago/Los Angeles, Artemesia
Gallery, Chicago, IL. sponsored by the Art Institute of Chicago and Artemesia Gallery
Performance: Penis Painting, University of California, Irvine, CA

1980 Performance: Penis Painting, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
Performance: Penis Painting, American Hotel, Los Angeles, CA
Performance: Monkey Man, Public Spirit Performance Festival, Part I, D.T.LA Club, Los Angeles
Performance: A Tale to Two Cities, Rome Against Florence, American Art Performance
Festival, Theatre Circo Spazio Zero, Rome, Italy
Performance: Pig Man-Pig Piper, American Art Performance Festival, Theatre Circo
Spazio Zero, Rome, Italy
Performance - Video tape: Pig Man, American Art Performance Festival, Theatre
Affratellamento, Florence, Italy
Performance: A Tale to Two Cities, Florence Against Rome, American Art Performance
Festival, Theatre Affratellamento; Florence, Italy
Performance Festival, Theatre Affratellamento; Florence, Italy
Performance: San Francisco, The Shithole of the Universe, Telecommunications in
Contemporary Art, ART COM of La Mamelle, Inc., San Francisco, CA

1979 Performance: Deadening, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art (LAICA), Los
Angeles, CA

1978 Performance-Video tape: Contemporary Cure All, Los Angeles, CA
Performance: U.N., Close Radio, KPFK FM, Los Angeles, CA
Performance: Doctor, Anna Canepa Video Distribution, New York, NY.

1977 Performance-Video tape: Grand Pop #2, University of California, Medical Center, Los
Angeles, CA
Performance: Grand Pop, University of Southern California, Medical Center,
Los Angeles, CA

1976 Performance - Video tape: Class Fool, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA
Video tape: Rocky, Los Angeles, CA
Performance: Political Disturbance, American Theater Association Convention, Biltmore
Hotel, Los Angeles, CA
Performance: Paid Stranger, Close Radio, KPFK FM Radio, Los Angeles, CA

1975 Performance-Video tape: Experimental Dancer-Rumpus Room, University of Southern
California, Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Performance-Video tape: Sailor's Meat, Pasadena, CA
Performance-Video tape: Tubbing, Pasadena, CA
Video Tapes: Basement Video Tapes, Green Building, Pasadena, CA., January -
November, 1975

1974 Video Tape: Penis Painting, Pasadena, CA
Performance-Video tape: Heinz Ketchup, Sauce, University of Southern California,
Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Performance – Video+tape: Hot Dog, Odd Fellows Temple, Pasadena, CA
Performance-Video tape: Meat Cake, #3 Newspace Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Performance-Video tape: Meat Cake, #2, Odd Fellows Temple, Pasadena, CA
Video Tapes: Basement Video Tapes, Odd Fellows Temple, Pasadena, CA
Performance: Meat Cake, #1, Odd Fellows Temple, Pasadena, CA

1973 Video Tape: Thirty-Minute Moon, Los Angeles, CA
Video Tape: Spit Lens, Los Angeles, CA
Video Tape: Lens Sucking, Los Angeles, CA
Video Tape: Spit Dicking, Los Angeles, CA
Performance-Video Tape: Stomach of the Squirrel, Los Angeles, CA
Performance-Video Tape: Dress, Los Angeles, CA
Performance-Video Tape: Couch Los Angeles, CA.F
Performance-Video Tape: Gray Shirt, Los Angeles, CA
Video Tape: Temple Street Video Tapes, Los Angeles, CA
1972 Video Tape: Temple Street Video Tapes, Los Angeles, CA
Performance: Face Painting--Wall , Los Angeles, CA
Performance: Face Painting--Floor , Los Angeles, CA
Video Tape: Red Poster Video Tapes, Los Angeles, CA
Video Tape: Thirty-Minute Reel, Los Angeles, CA
Performance: T.V., University of Southern California, Art Dept., Los Angeles, CA
Performance: Too Steep,Too Fast, Hollywood Hills, CA

1971 Film: Outdoor Circle Run, Los Angeles, CA
Film: Indoor Circle Run, Los Angeles, CA
Performance-Video Tape: Ma Bell, the Witch, Los Angeles, CA
Video Tape: Broadway Building Video Tapes, Los Angeles, CA
Video Tape: House Video Tapes, Los Angeles, CA

1970 Performance-Video Tape: Spinning, Los Angeles, CA

1969 Performance: Mountain Bowling, Salt Lake City, UT

1968 Performance: Leap, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Performance: Too Steep, Too Fast, Marin County, CA
1967 Performance: Saw Little Theater, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Film: Boys, Salt Lake City, UT

WRITINGS OF THE ARTIST

1999 “Erotic Mammett, Gus Van Sant” Focus, Afterall, Issue I
“Dreams” edited by Francesco Bonami and Hans Ulrich Obrist, published by Fondazione
Sandretto R Regaudengo Per Carte

1998 YaaHoo book of installation published by Walther Konig
“Turning Points”, Artforum, a tribute to Dieter Roth, October 1998
Interview, Kurt Kren(book), Interview done in 1979
“Body Object Image Catalog”, Oval Mirror, July, written for Elaine Sturtevant

1996 “Little League 1983”, LA Weekly, Los Angeles, CA, “ 9/27-10/3

1980 “Vented” Dreamworks, Human Sciences Press, Volume 1, Number 3, Fall

GUEST ARTIST & LECTURER

Yale University, School of Art, New Haven, Connecticut
Museum of Modern Art, Department of Film and Video, New York, NY
Secession, Vienna, Austria; Panelist
Städelschule Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Frankfurt, Germany
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego
Claremont College, Claremont, California
Art Center School of Design, Pasadena, CA
Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
Cubitt Gallery, London, England
Royal College, London, England
Western Front, Vancouver, Canada
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
California Institute of the Arts
Tate Gallery, London, England, for the launch of Phaidon book
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL
Cinematheque, San Francisco, CA
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
Studienprogramm, Kunstverein, Hamburg, Germany
Department of Art and Art History, University of Texas, Austin, Texas, 11/15
The Glassell School of Art, Houston, Texas, 11/19
Santa Monica Museum of Art, Personae and Performance, panelist "Altered Egos" exhibition, 7/30
Villa Arson, Nice, France, 5/30
Art Center School of Design, Pasadena, CA
Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, The Media Arts School, Copenhagen, Denmark
Universal Exposition, Milan, Italy
Cooper Union, New York, NY
Jan Turner, Turner/Krull Galleries, Symposium Action/Performance and the Photograph
Art Center School of Design, Pasadena, CA
Institut für Gegenwartskunst, Vienna, Austria
California Institute for the Arts, Valencia, CA
Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
University of California, Riverside, CA
Art Center School of Design, Pasadena, CA
Art Center School of Design, Pasadena, CA
Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, CA
Art Center School of Design, Pasadena, CA
College Art Association/Women's Caucus for Art, panel member "Are There Female and
MaleTraditions in Performance Art?" chairperson, Moira Roth
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA., Ulster Polytechnic Art and Design Center,
Belfast, Ireland NOVA Radio, Paris, France;
California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
University of California, Berkeley, CA
San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
University of California, Los Angeles, CA
University of California, Irvine, CA
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
KFOX FM Radio, Los Angeles, CA. interview by Larry Grobel
University of California, Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, "Ethics in Performance Art," Panel Member, Los Angeles, CA
Center for Music Experiment, University of California, San Diego, CA
California State University, Los Angeles; Psychology Dept., Los Angeles, CA
Johnston College, Redlands, CA
Antioch College West, Los Angeles, CA
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
California State University, Los Angeles, CA
California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
First Southern California Video Festival, Los Angeles, CA

TEACHING POSITIONS

1984 - University of California, Los Angeles, CA; New Forms, performance, video,
present installation, performance art history. Visiting Lecturer, 1984 -1990. Full Time. Assistant
Professor

1991 - 94 Full time, Associate Professor 1995 tenure

1992 Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA. Performance and contemporary art history, visiting
instructor, spring and winter quarters
Pasadena Channel 56, PCAC, Pasadena, CA. Artist in residence
Art Center School of Design, Pasadena, CA; performance and contemporary art history,
visiting instructor
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; performance art workshop, visiting instructor, winter
Art Center School of Design, Pasadena, CA., performance and contemporary art history,
visiting instructor
Antioch College West, Los Angeles, CA; performance art, video, film, and contemporary
art history, visiting instructor
University of Southern California, Los Angeles; teaching assistant, media courses, film,
video, and contemporary art history
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; teaching assistant, painting and drawing

PROJECTS AND ACTIVITIES

Co Coordinator with Mike Kelley of Visitors’/Education Gallery, The Los Angeles Museum of
Contemporary Art, “Out of Actions: Between Object and Performance, 1949-1979”
Curated with the assistance of Ron Amstutz “Gravity”, Center National d’Art Contemporain de
Grenoble, France. Artists include: Bas Jan Ader, Guy de Cointet, and Wolfgang Stoerchle
Guest editor Documents Magazine, Paris, France
Co Curator with Charles Gaines, Stephen Prina and Fran Seegull, for LACE’s Inaugural Show,
Hollywood, CA., Artists include Doug Aitken, Tom Burr, Willie Cole, Stan Douglas, Valie Export,
Chris Finley, Suzanne Garrison, Ideal Copy, Sharon Lockhart, Mythter
Curator, "Sampler, Southern California Video Tape Collection, 1970-1993", Artists include Bas
Jan Ader, Eleanor Antin, Skip Arnold, John Arvanities, John Baldessari, Meg Cranston, John
Duncan, Allan Kaprow, Hilja Keading, Mike Kelley, The Kipper Kids, Peter Kirby, Paul McCarthy,
Susan Mogul, Tony Oursler, Raymond Pettibon, Patty Podesto, Allen Ruppersburg, Ilene
Seaglove, Jim Shaw, Nina Sobell, Wolfgang Stoerchle, and Bruce and Norman Yonemoto.
Travels to: David Zwirner Gallery, New York; Studio Guenzani, Milan, Italy; and David Buchholz
Gallery Koln, Germany
Curator, "Go Down Stairs Diagonally", Artists include Bas Jan Ader, Anna and Bernhard Blume,
Guiseppe Chiari, Albano Guatti, Kim Jones, Allan Kaprow, Paul McCarthy, Jason Rhoades, Aura
Rosenberg, Dieter Roth, Barbara T. Smith, Sturtevant, and Franz West at Rosamund Felsen Gallery
Member artist Advisory Committee, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
Member, Artist Advisory Committee, FAR, (Foundation Art Resource) Los Angeles, CA
Panelist, California Arts Council, Interdisciplinary Panel of Non Profit Art
Organizations,Sacramento, CA
Panelist, California Arts Council, Interdisciplinary Panel of Non Profit Art Organizations,
Sacramento, CA
Guest editor of High Performance magazine. Artists who contributed or were represented were
Paul Cotton, Lil Picard, Adrian Piper, Valie Export, Wolfgang Stoerchle, Walt Churchill, and
George Maciunas. Each artist was given from six to eight pages for their work. Issue 13, Spring 1981
Chairperson of Performance Art at the Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art
Guest editor with Allan Kaprow of the Performance Issue of The Dumb Ox publication. Artists
who contributed were Max Neuhaus, Pauline Oliveros, Paul McCarthy, Carolee Schneemann,
Wolf Vostell, Allan Kaprow, Otto Muehl, Mierle Laderman Ukeles. Each artist was given six pages
for their work. Issue 10/11, Spring 1980
Co-founder with John Duncan, Linda Burnham and Barbara Smith, H.A.A., Highland Art Agents,
a contemporary art and artist sponsoring organization which sponsors performances,
performance festivals, video screening and artist publications. Major projects of H.A.A. include
"Public Spirit," Los Angeles Performance Festival, Spring and Fall, 1980; "M.A. Vision," video
screening project in conjunction with Long Beach Museum, Spring 1980
Co-produced with John Duncan, "Close," a radio program on in Los Angeles, an access program
for performance/conceptual artists. Over 100 programs were produced for "Close Radio."
Produced and distributed a publication on conceptual and performance artists living in Southern
California