Biography: Evan Holloway


Born in La Mirada, CA, 1967

Lives and works in Los Angeles


1997 MFA University of California, Los Angeles

1989 BA University of California, Santa Cruz

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS: 2017 Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY, USA 2016 David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA 2014 California Ras Shamra, Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium 2012 “Post Process Plunk”The Approach, London, UK. 2011 “Trees, Heads and Molds”, Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, B. 2010 “Experimental and Professional”, Harris Lieberman, New York, USA. 2009 The Approach, London, UK. 2008 Project Series 35: Evan Holloway, Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, C. 2007 “Scripted and Scored”, Raucci/Santamaria Gallery, Naples, I. 2006 “$ocial Epi$temology”, Harris Lieberman Gallery, New York, USA. 2005 Marc Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. / Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, B. / The Approach, London, GB 2004 “I Don’t Exist”, Marc Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles, CA / “Art Now: Evan Holloway / Dave Muller”, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA 2003 “A White Hunter”, Marc Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. / “Evan Holloway / Gary Webb”, The Approach, London, UK. 2002 Raucci/Santamaria Gallery, Naples, I. / Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, B. 2001 The Approach, London, UK. / Marc Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. 1999 Marc Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. 1997 “Black Cabinet”, Marc Foxx, Santa Monica, CA. / “Room 702”, Los Angeles, CA. 1994 Arts Commission Gallery, Tacoma, WA. 1992 Galaxy Bizarre, Tacoma, WA.

SELECTED TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS: 2011 Evan Holloway / Rose Wylie, The Approach, London, UK 2004 Art Now: Evan Holloway / Dave Muller, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, USA (cat.) 2003 Evan Holloway / Gary Webb, The Approach, London, UK

GROUP EXHIBITIONS: 2016 Los Angeles – A Fiction, Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo, Norway / Don’t Look Back: The 1990s at MOCA, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA, USA 2015 Still Life: Capturing the Moment, Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Desert, CA, USA / You’ve Got to Know the Rules… to Break Them, de la Cruz Collection, Miami, FL, USA 2014 Another Cats Show, 365 Mission, Los Angeles, CA, USA / The Fifth Wall, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA, USA / Beneath The Surface, de la Cruz Collection Contemporary Art Space, Miami, FL, USA 2013 Theatrical Gestures, The Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Herzliya, Israel / Lightness of Being, Public Art Fund, City Hall Park, New York, NY, USA 2012 Give me Head: Selected Paintings and Sculpture, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA, USA / Viva la Raspberries, Harris Lieberman Gallery, New York, NY, USA 2011 “American Exuberance”, Rubell Family Collection/Contemporary Arts Foundation, Miami, FL, USA. / “There are two sides to every coin and two sides to your face”, curated by Carlos Cadenas, Galerie Xippas,Paris, France. / Group show with Rose Wylie, The Approach, London, UK / “ALL OF THIS AND NOTHING”, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, US / “The Artist’s Museum”, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA / “Home Show, Revisited”, Santa Barbara Contemporary Art Forum 2010 Group Exhibition, Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, B.  / “HEAD”, The Approach, London, UK. 2009 “Play”, Paradise Row, London, UK. / “Moby Dick”, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA, USA. / “Rank: Picturing the social order 1516-2009”, Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool, Lancashire, UK. / “Rank: picturing the social order 1516 – 2009”, Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Lancashire, UK. / Evan Holloway, Jason Meadows, Mateo Tannatt, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, CA, USA. / “Beaufort03”, Art by the Sea – Beaufort Triennale, Oostende, HOL. / “1999 – 10 Year Anniversary Show”, China Art Objects Galleries, Los Angeles, CA, USA. 2008 California Biennial, Newport Beach, USA. / “The Wizard of Oz”, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA, USA. / “Gravity: Una vision a la colección Ernesto Esposito”, Museo ARTIUM de Vitoria, ESP. 2007 “Ensemble”, ICA – Institute of Contemporary Art – University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA  / “Oliver Twist”, Rental Gallery, New York City, NY, USA. / “Time Differente”, Initial Access Frank Cohen Collection, Wolverhampton, UK. / “Exit Music (for a Film)”, Andreas Grimm – München, Munich / “My Flashing Laundrette”, Raucci/Santamaria Gallery, Naples, I. / “Designomite”, Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles, USA. 2006 “Street Signs and Solar Ovens: Socialcraft in Los Angeles”, The Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles / “Trash + Treasure”, Miliken Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden / “FOCA Fellowship: Vincent Fecteau, Evan Holloway, Monica Majoli”, The Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA / “One Shot 100 >< 100”,  La >< Art  / “The Uncertainty of Objects and Ideas – Recent Sculpture”, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC, USA. / “Gone Formalism”, ICA – Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA. 2005 “Drunk vs. Stoned II”, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York, USA. / “Think Blue”, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA / “Sculptures d’ Appartment”, Musee department d’Art Contemporain de Rochechourt, Rochechourt, F. / Gallery Artist, MARC FOXX, Los Angeles CA / Art Athina, Helexpo Exhibition Centre, Maroussi, Greece, curated by Max Henry / “Rogue Wave 05 – 19 Artists from Los Angeles”, L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA. / “A walk to remember”, LACE, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA. / “Paper”,  Nicole Klagsbrun, New York / “We Disagree”, Andrew Kreps Gallery & The Wrong Gallery, New York, NY. 2004 “Painting on Sculpture”, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY / “for nobody knows himself if he is only himself and not another at the same time”, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, CA / “Baja to Vancouver: The West Coast in Contemporary Art”,  Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA (cat.); MCA San Diego;  Vancouver Art Gallery;  Vancouver, British Columbia;  CCAC Wattis Institute, San Francisco, CA / “Warped Space”, CCAC Wattis Institute, San Francisco, CA / “Oases”, Los Angeles, CA 2003 “: Evan Holloway, Matthew Ronay, Hiroshi Sugito”, MARC FOXX, Los Angeles, CA / “Guided by Heroes”, cur. by R. Simmons, Z-33, Hasselt, BEL. / “The Moderns”, cur. by C. Christov Bakargiev, Museo Castello di Rivoli, Turin, I. / “Youngstars”, Krinzinger Projekte, Vienna, Austria 2002 “MY HEAD is on FIRE but my HEART is full of LOVE”, cur by The Modern Institute, Charlottenborg Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen, DK. / The Whitney Biennial of American Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA. / “A Show That Will Show That a Show Is Not Only a Show”, The Project, Los Angeles, CA / “California Biennial”, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA  / “Rock My World”, CCAC, San Francisco, CA / “Now is the Time”, cur. by K.Freed, Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs, Long Island, New York. / “Officina America”, cur. by R. Barilli, Galleria Comunale D’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea Bologna , I. 2001 “The Americans, New Art”, Barbican Art Center, London, UK. / “The Fact Show conceptual art today”, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. / “freeStanding”, Beaver College Art Gallery, Spruce Art Center, Glenside, PA, USA. / “ROCK”,Vilma Gold Gallery, London, England / “MISE EN SCENE; New LA Sculpture”, CCAC, San Francisco, CA, USA. 2000 “Shockwave”, Raucci/Santamaria Gallery, Naples, I. / “extraextralarge: 3 day weekend”, Kapinos Gallery, Berlin, D. / “I Can Live With That: 3 day weekend”, The Approach, London, UK. / “MISE EN SCENE, New LA Sculpture”, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA, USA. / “Kevin Appel, Evan Holloway, James Welling”, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions Editions 2000, Los Angeles.1999 “Standing Still & Walking in Los Angeles”, Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles. / “Caught”, 303 Gallery, New York. / “Play Mode”, University of California, Irvine, CA. (Traveling to University of Michigan Ann Arbor) 1998 “Obviously 5 Believers”, cur. by B. Olson, Action: Space, Los Angeles. / “Plaats”, W 139, Amsterdam. / “Brighten the Corners”, cur. by D. Cooper, Marianne Boesky, New York. / “Low”, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles. / “Local Heros”, Beyond Baroque,Venice, CA.1997 “Malibu Sex Party”, PURPLE, Los Angeles. / “Work and Progress”, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles. / “5 Emerging Artists”, Dan Bernier, Los Angeles, USA. / “Wish You Were Here”, University of California, Los Angeles. 1996 “Escape to L.A.”, El Mirador Apartments, Los Angeles. / “Video Povera”, Cal State Los Angeles, Los Angeles. 1995 “Lexicanus Linguisticus”, 504 Gallery, Tacoma, WA. / “Group Show”, Court C Space, Tacoma, WA. 1994 “Puget Soundings”, Commencement Gallery, Tacoma, WA. / “Einstein’s Birthday”, Duff Gallery, Tacoma, WA. 1993 “About Face”, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA. / “Commencement”, Commencement Gallery, Tacoma, WA.

PERFORMANCES, BROADCASTS: 2006 “Graduate Lecture Series Presents:  Evan Holoway,”  USC School of Fine Arts.  January 11, 2006. 2000 “Three Musical Lengths, As I Love You, You Become More Pretty”, Karin Gulbran’s Garden Exhibition, June 10-11, 2000 1998 “Broadcast Moment”, LA X-Ray, KPFK, 23 April, 1998.

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES: 2005 FOCA Grant 2004 Penny McCall Foundation Award 2003 Jentel Artists Residency Program, Banner, WY 2002 Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award

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