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Ken Gonzales-Day

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    EDUCATION
  1995 MFA, Studio Art, University of California, Irvine
  1991 MA, Art History, Hunter College, C.U.N.Y. New York
  1987 BFA, Painting (Art History), Pratt Institute, New York
  1983 Painting, Saint- Luc, École Supérieur des Arts, Liège, Belgium
     
    ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS
  1995- Professor, Art Department, Scripps College, Claremont, CA
  present Chair, Art Department, 2006-2008, 2009-2014
    Chair, Art and Art History, 2003- 2006
     
    FELLOWSHIPS and AWARDS
  2013 American Senior Artist, Terra Summer Residency Program, Giverny
    Chercheur Accueilli, Institut National d'Histoire de l'Art (INHA), Paris
  2012 Creative Capital Grant for Profiled
  2011 Chercheur Accueilli, Institut National d'Histoire de l'Art (INHA), Paris
    COLA, Individual Artist Award, Department of Cultural Affairs, Los Angeles
  2008/09 Visiting Scholar/Artist-in-Residence, Getty Research Institute, J. Paul Getty Museum
  2008 Art matters Grant, New York, NY
  2007 CCF Fellowship for Visual Artists, California Community Foundation, Los Angeles
  2003/04 Senior Fellow, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington DC
  2002 Rockefeller Foundation, Bellagio Center, Bellagio, Italy
  2002 Graves Award for Achievment in the Humanities, The Arnold and Lois Graves Award
  2001 Durfee Foundation, ARC (Artist's Resource for Completion Grant)
  1997 WESTAF/NEA, Institutional award to Out North Art House for solo exhibition
  1996 WESTAF/NEA, Regional Fellowship in Visual Arts, New Genre
  1995 The Photography Institute, National Graduate Seminar, Tisch School of the Arts, NYU
  1992 Van Leer Fellow in Studio Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, ISP
       
    SOLO EXHIBITIONS
  2012 "Profiled | Hang Trees | Portraits," Luis de Jesus Los Angeles, Oct 27 -Dec 15
    "Profiled" Gallerie Steph, Singapore, Sept 7 - Nov 3
    "Disappearing into the Trees" Vincent Price Art Museum, LA, Feb 11 - Apr 27
  2011 "Profiled" Fred Torres Collaborations, NY, Oct 14 - Nov . 14
    "Profiled" Tufts University Art Gallery, Sept 8 - Nov 20
    "Profiled" Las Cienegas Projects, Los Angeles. Mar 5 - Apr 2
    "Silent Witness: Recent works by Ken Gonzales-Day" UCSD Art Gallery, S.D. Mar 31 -May 20
  2010 "Profile Series" Getty Research Institute, Scholar Common Room, LA, Nov 2009 - Apr 2011
  2008 "Nightfall II" Getty Research Institute, Scholar Common Room, LA, CA. Aug 27- Dec 27
    "Physiognomy and the Love of Mankind" Steve Turner Contemporary, LA, CA. Apr 18- May 24
  2007 "The Wonder Gaze" Space, Porland, MA. Oct.5- Nov. 19
    "Nightfall II -Redux," Highways Performance Space and Gallery, Santa Monica, Sept 15- Nov 30
    "Memento Mori" Gallery Two, LAXART, Los Angeles, Jan 20- Mar 3
  2006 "Project Series 30: Hang Trees" Pomona College Museum of Art, Pomona, Sept. 10- Oct. 22
    "Lynching in the West" Cue Art Foundation, New York. Sept 7- Oct 14
  2000 "Dysmorphologies" Deep River, Los Angeles, CA. Sept 23- Oct 29
    "Project Room" Suzanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Los Angeles, CA. May 9- Jun 8
  1999 Epidermal Interventions" Sweeney Art Gallery, UC Riverside, Feb 21 - Mar 27
  1997 "Derm," POST, Nov 22 - dec 20
    "Bone-Grass Boy" Out North Art House, Anchorage, Feb 22 - Mar 22
  1996 "White Room # 1" White Columns, NY, NY. Oct 25 - Dec 2
    "Private Investigations" Cristinerose Gallery, NY, NY. Sept 6 - Oct 6
     
    SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
  2013 "Focus on Photographs" Williamson Gallery, Scripps College, Oct 26 - Dec 15
    "OurAmerica: The Latino Presence in American Art" Smithsonian Institution - AAM, Oct 25 -
    "Fronteridad, migración, territorios y nomadismo artístico" Universidad Politécnica de Valencia
    Luis De Jesus Los Angeles @ Dallas Art Fair, Apr 11-14
    "Network of Mutuality: 50 Years Post-Birmingham" Art Gallery, U of MD. Jan 30 - Apr 27
  2012 "COLA Anniversary Exhibition" Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery @ LAX, Dec 17 -Dec 2013
    "The Young Collectors Exhib." Leila Heller Gallery/ Paddle 8, New York, NY, Dec18 - Jan 12, 2013
    Luis De Jesus Los Angeles @ Pulse Miami, Dec 06 -09
    "TC: temporary contemporary" Bass Museum of Art, Nov 2, 2012 - Mar 31, 2013
    "Metro Orange Line Exhibition" Los Angeles Valley College, Oct 11 - Dec 13
    Luis De Jesus Los Angeles @ Houston Art Fair, sept 14 -16
    "The Crash of Ruin Fitfully Resounds" Luis de Jesus Los Angeles, Jul 21 - Aug 25
    "Figure/Form in Contemporary Photography," LACMA, Jul 21- Oct 14
    "Messerschmidt and Modernity" The Getty Museum, Jul 24 - Oct 14
    "Portayal/Betrayal," Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Jun 2 - Sept 23
    "Game On" Peveto Gallery, Houston, TX, Mar. 9 - Apr 6
    "Making Sense: Contemporary LA Photo Artists" Art Gallery NSW, Sydney, Feb 11 - May 13
    "Artist Protest Tower" (Mark di Sivero) LAXART/GRI/PST @ Sunset @ Hilldale, Jan 19- Mar 24
    LACMA Booth, Photo LA, Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Jan 12 - 16
  2011 Fred Torres Collaborations, Pulse, Miami, Dec. 1 - Dec 4
    Encuentro Internacional de Medellin (MDE11), Medellin, Colombia, Sept 1, 2011- Jan 1, 2012
    "Decisive Moments: Uncertain Times" Gallery TPW, Toronto, ON, Oct 20 - Nov 20
    Fred Torres Collaborations, Pulse, Los Angeles, Sept 30 - Oct 3
    Las Cienegas Projects, Pulse, Los Angeles, Sept 30 - Oct 3
    "Art Upfront at Boston Court" Boston Court Performing Arts Center, Pasadena, Jul 14- Aug 21
    "COLA 2011" Barnsdall Art Park, Los Angeles, May 19 -Jul 3
    LACMA Booth, Photo LA, Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Jan 12-16
  2010 "Phantom Sightings: Art after the Chicano Movement" organized by LACMA, LA, CA
    "Phantom" at Museo de Arte de Zapopan, Guadalajara, Mexico, , Nov 25, 2009 - Jan 31 2010
    "Phantom" at El Museo del Bario/Americas Society, NY, NY, Mar 24- May 9, 2010
    How Many Billboards” MAK Center for Art and Architecture, West Hollywood. Feb 8 – Jun 30
    "State of Mind: A California Invitational" Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, Feb 6-Jun 6
  2009 "Spy Numbers" Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France, May 28- Sept 20
    "Phantom" Museum Alameda, San Antonio, TX, Mar13- Jun14
    "Phantom" Phoenix Museum of Art, Phoenix, AZ, Jul 25- Oct 4
    "In Love with the Night" Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University, Orange, CA. Sept 8- Oct 9
    "Hemisferic Institute Encuentro" Museo de Arquitectura, Universidad Nacional, Bogota
    "Racism: An American Family Value" Center for Book Arts, NY, NY. Jul 8- Sept12
    Steve Turner Contemporary at Zona Maco Art Fair, Mexico City, Apr 22- 26
    "Five Night Stand" curated by Sherin Guirguis at Westin Bonaventure, LA, in assoc. with CAA
  2008 "Phantom" Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles. Apr 6- Sept 1
    "Phantom" Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporaneo in Mexico City. Oct.6, 2008 Jan 11, 09
    "Conventions and Attitudes" Habeas Lounge, Nov. 2; Remy's at Temple, Nov 4
    "Under Erasure" Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, Dublin, Ireland. Jun10- Jul 6
    "Under Pain of Death" Austrian Kultureforum, New York, NY. Jan. 21 - May 10
    "ArtMediaPolitique" DIX29, Paris, France. Jan10- Mar15
    "Top Eleven" Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles, Jan.5- Feb. 2
    "Viva Mexico" BWA Galleries for Contemporary Art in Wroclaw, Poland, Jan18- Feb 17
  2007 "Steve Turner Contemporary," at Aqua Wynnwood, Miami, Dec 6- 9
    "Viva Mexico" Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland. Sept17- Nov18 (travelled)
    "Past Over" Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA. Jun 2- Jun 30
    "Crimes of Omission" Institute of Contemporary Art, Univ. of Penn., Apr 20- Aug 5
    "Exile of the Imaginary" Generali Foundation, Vienna, Austria. Jan 18- Apr 29
    "Strange Fruit: Lynching and Hate Crimes" U of RI, Providence Gallery, Jan 16- Feb 23
  2006 "Civil Restitutions" Thomas Dane Gallery, London. Sept 5- Oct 3
    "An Image Bank for Everyday Revolutionary Life" REDCAT, Los Angeles. Feb 2- Apr 2
  2005 "Scripps College Faculty Exhibition" Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Nov 5- Dec 18
    "Korea Mexico" Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA. May 20 - Jun 15
    "The Other Early Americans" El Camino College Art Gallery, Torrance, CA, Feb 11- Mar 11
    Works appeared in "Me and You and Everyone We Know" Directed by Miranda July
    "Log Cabin" Artist's Space, New York, NY, Jan 18- Feb 28
     
    COLLECTIONS
    Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    L'Ecole des beaux-arts, Paris
    Eileen Harris Norton Foundation, Santa Monica
    Getty Research Institute, Special Collections, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
    Los Angeles County Administration Building, Los Angeles
    Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles
    Metropolitan Transit Authority (METRO), Los Angeles
    Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris
    Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont
    Scripps College, Williamson Art Gallery, Claremont
    Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara
    Smithsonian Institution, American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
    The Westin Paris - Vendôme