KEVIN APPEL

Born in Los Angeles, California
Lives and works in Los Angeles, California
Education
1995
MFA, University of California, Los Angeles, California
1990
BFA, Parsons School of Design, New York City, New York
Solo Exhibitions

2014
Ameringer McEnery Yohe, New York, NY
2013
Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2012
Paintings, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
2009
Drawings, Acme., Los Angeles, California
2008
The Suburban, Chicago, Illinois
Two Rooms Gallery, Aukland, New Zealand
2007
Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York City, New York
2006
Wilkinson Gallery, London, England
Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California
2004
Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California
Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York City, New York
2003
Descripcion sin lugar: Una seleccion de obras de Kevin Appel,
Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City, Mexico (catalogue & brochure)
2002
Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California
2001
Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York City, New York
1999
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California (catalogue)
Citibank Private Bank Emerging Artist Award
1999
Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California
1998
Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California
Group Exhibitions

2015
Endless House: Intersections of Art and Architecture, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Kaleidoscope: abstraction in architecture, Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
XL: Large-Scale Paintings from the Permanent Collection, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar, Poughkeepsie, NY

2013
Lovers, Curated by Martin Basher, Starkwhite Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
The Symbolic Landscape: Pictures Beyond the Picturesque, Curated by Juli Carson, University Art Gallery, UC Irvine, Irvine, California
Black and White, Curated by Brian Alfred, LAMONTAGNE GALLERY, Boston, MA
Paradox Maintenance Technicians, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
Los Angeles Nomadic Division "Painting in Place", Farmers and Merchants Bank, Los Angeles, California
Painting Two, Two Rooms Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
2012
Kevin Appel, Canon Hudson, Betsy Lin Seder, Samuel Freeman Gallery, Los Angeles, October 20 - November 24 2012
2011
LANY, Peter Blum Gallery, New York, NY Beta Space: Kevin Appel and Ruben Ochoa, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California
Goldmine, Contemporary Works from the Collection of Sirje and Michael Gold, University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach
2010
Small Paintings, Two Rooms Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
Haute, Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art, Chaffey College, Rancho Cucomunga, California
FAX, Burnaby Art Gallery, British Columbia, Canada
FAX, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, California

2008
Works on Paper, Two Rooms Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
2007
Counterparts: Contemporary Painters and Their Influences, Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach, Virginia
The Last Show Cambridge Heath Road, Wilkinson Gallery, London, England
Summer Stock, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California

2006
L.A.: NOW, Galerie Fiat, Paris, France
2005
New Works on Paper, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California
California Modern, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport, California

2004
Artitecture, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, California
From House to Home: Picturing Domesticity, MOCalifornia at the Pacific Design Center, West Hollywood, California
Seeing Other People, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York City, New York, June 18 - August 13

2003
Variance, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California
2002
Drawing Now: Eight Propositions, Museum of Modern Art, New York City, New York
Trespassing: House X Artists, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, Washington; MAK Center, Los Angeles (catalogue)
New Economy Painting, ACME, Los Angeles, California

2001
New to the Modern: Recent Acquisitions, Museum of Modern Art, New York City, New York
It's a Wild Party and We're Having a Great Time, Paul Morris Gallery, New York City, New York
furor scribendi, Works on Paper, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California
Works on Paper, Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
010101: Art in Technological Times, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California (catalogue)
Against Design, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, La Jolla, California (catalogue)
Painting at the Edge of the World, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota (catalogue)
Next Wave Prints, Elias Fine Art, Allston, Massachusetts

2000
Do you hear what we hear?, Paul Morris Gallery, New York City, New York
Painting Show, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California
Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
Drawing Spaces, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
2 x 2, Architectural Collaborations, Berkeley, California
Shifting Ground: Transformed Views of the American Landscape, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington (catalogue)
Against Design, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, Lake Worth, Florida;
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri (catalogue)
Architecture and Memory, CRG, New York City, New York

1999
Farve Volumen / Color Volume, Kunsthallen Brandts Klæ defabrik, DK-Odense, Denmark (catalogue)
Down to Earth, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York City, New York
DRIVE-BY: New Art from L.A., South London Gallery, London, England
The Perfect Life: Artifice in L.A. 1999, Duke University Museum of Art, Durham, North Carolina
Local Color, The Harris Art Gallery, The University of La Verne, La Verne, California
1999 Biennial, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California
New Paintings from L.A., Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich, Switzerland

1998
proof.positive., Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, California
Abstract Painting Once Removed, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas (catalogue)
Architecture and Inside, Paul Morris Gallery, New York City, New York
Painting From Another Planet, Deitch Projects, New York City, New York
Paintings Interested in the Ideas of Architecture and Design, Post, Los Angeles, California

1997
Inhabited Spaces: Artists Depictions, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California
In Touch With..., Galerie + Edition Renate Schrö der, Köln, Germany
Kevin Appel, Francis Cape, Jorge Pardo, Janice Guy, New York City, New York
Quartzose: 20 Los Angeles Artists, Galleri Tommy Lund, Odense, Denmark
Beau Geste, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California
Ten Los Angeles Artists, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, California
Bastards of Modernity, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California

1996
Interiors, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, California
Awards

2011 California Community Foundation Fellowship for Visual Artists
Citibank Private Bank Emerging Artist Award, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California
Collections

Museum of Modern Art, New York
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, California
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California
Portland Art Museum, Oregon
The New York Public Library
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Rhode Island School of Design
Misumi Corporation, Tokyo, Japan
Fogg Museum, Harvard University
The Logan Collection, Vail, Colorado
Saatchi Collection, London