Faris McReynolds: Six New Paintings
June 15, 2013 - July 26, 2013

Artist Biography
Faris McReynolds


 

Faris McReynolds

 

Born 1977

Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

 

 

EDUCATION

 

2000   Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA; BFA

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2013   Faris McReynolds, SHAHEEN modern and contemporary art, Cleveland, OH

2011   Oil Studies: 2006-2010, SHAHEEN modern and contemporary art, Cleveland, OH

2010   Toxic Mimics, Tim Van Laere Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium

           ©California/West Coast USA: Faris Mc Reynolds, Cultuurcentrum Kortrijk, Kortrijk, Belgium

2009   The Primitive Electric, Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, CA

2008   Gallery MinMin, Tokyo, Japan

           Ironic Heriocs, Goff + Rosenthal, New York, NY

2007   Sight Unseen, SHAHEEN modern and contemporary art, Cleveland, OH

           The Beautiful Mob, Tim Van Laere Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium

           Gallery Min Min, Tokyo, Japan

           Plastic Palace, Goff + Rosenthal, Berlin, Germany

2006   Oh, Dead Air, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA Gallery Min Min, Tokyo, Japan

2005   Gallery Min Min, Tokyo, Japan

2004   Itʼs a Rainy Day, Sunshine Girl, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA

           Gallery Min Min, Tokyo, Japan

2003   There is no There There, Perugi Arte Contemporea, Padova, Italy

           Modern Blues, Marvelli Gallery, New York, NY

2002   Whispering Bad News, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA

2001   The Promise of Maybe, Practice Space, Los Angeles, CA

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2013   Interiors: Faris McReynolds & Claudia Parducci, Nye + Brown, Los Angeles, CA

2009   Summer Exhibition, Goff + Rosenthal, New York, NY

2008   Drawings and Other Works On Paper, Tim Van Laere Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium

           Macrocosm, Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, CA

           Bedroom Paintings, curated by Adam Lerner, The Lab at Belmar, Lakewood, CO

           Gallery Min Min, Tokyo, Japan

2007   Some Kind of Portrait, Marc Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA

2006   Do Not Stack, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA

           Inaugural Exhibition, Goff + Rosenthal, Berlin, Germany

           Sea Change, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA

           Dig for Fire, Tim Van Laere Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium

2005   Untitled, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA

           Syzygy, SHAHEEN modern and contemporary, Cleveland, OH

           The Earth as Seen from the Moon, Galleria Cesare Manzo Pescara, Italy, curated by Marco Atlavilla

           Pacific Lives, curated by Dean Anes, Richard Yancey Gallery, New York, NY

           LA Times, curated by Dean Anes, Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA

2004   Eye of the Needle, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA

2002   London is Balling, Bartwells Institute, London, England

           Necessary Fictions, DeChiara Gallery, New York, NY

2001   That Championship Season, Blum & Poe, Santa Monica, CA

           Sometimes it's Dark, Practice Space, Los Angeles, CA

           Snow, Practice Space, Los Angeles, CA

           3, 1335 Willow, Los Angeles, CA

           Phoenicia, Shaolin Temple, Los Angeles, CA

           I Like to Watch, Practice Space, Los Angeles, CA

2000   Rose & Croix, Apt C, Burbank, CA

           Random, Miller Durazo, Los Angeles, CA

1999   The Touch, Action Space, Los Angeles, CA

 

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

 

Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA

Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI

Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

2009   Dambrot, Shana Nys. Rock n Roll Issue, THE Magazine

2008   Chandler, Mary Voelz. "Art of creative coupling: Lab at Belmar pairs film, painting in perception test."

           Rocky Mountain News July 3, 2008: Art &   Architecture

           Scantlen, Seth. Face Forward: Portraiture in Contemporary Art. New York: VisualFieldPress, 2008

2007   Dambrot, Shana Nys. Entertain Us! A Selection of Paintings by Faris    McReynolds. Los Angeles:   

           Roberts & Tilton, 2007

           Poels, Anne-Marie. "Faris McReynolds 'The Beautiful Mob'." <H>Art March 29, 2007: 28

           Farber, Jim. "It Figures." Rave! March 2, 2007: R19-R20

           Utter, Douglas Max. "Lost and Found In Space." The Cleveland Free Times,   Vol. 14, Issue 44,    

           February 21, 2007

           Wyszpolski, Bondo. "Here, There, Everywhere." Easy Reader January 25, 2007: 37

2006   Wood, Eve. "Faris McReynolds." art US July-September 2006: 6

           Zellen, Jody. "Faris McReynolds: Los Angeles." Art Papers July/August 2006: 62-63

           Worman, Alex. "Faris McReynolds: Roberts & Tilton." Flash Art Volume XXXIX, Number 248,     

           Mary-June 2006: 24-26

           Campagnola, Sonia. "Focus Los Angeles: A Survey of Contemporary Los Angeles Art." Flash Art,

           January-February 2006: 72

2005   Kim, Souri. Details May 2005 Japan Times, March 2005

2004   Dambrot, Shana Nys. Tema Celeste September 2004

2002   Wood, Eve. Tema Celeste September-Octoer 2002: 68-69

           Wood, Eve. Artweek Volume 33, Issue 6 July-August 2002

           New American Paintings, Juried Exhibition-in-Print Number 43: 124-25

 

 



Faris McReynolds
Cloud Circle Drive, 2013
oil on canvas
51 x 67 inches

Faris McReynolds
I am Non-Ultra Joy, 2013
oil on canvas
67 x 51 inches


Faris McReynolds
Vague Architecture, 2013
oil on canvas
45 x 37 inches

Faris McReynolds
Ghost Echo, 2013
oil on canvas
45 x 37 inches


Faris McReynolds
Slightly Shaped, 2013
oil on canvas
49 x 45 inches

Faris McReynolds
Deafening Glass, 2013
oil on canvas
49 x 45 inches