JOHN ANTHONY GEARY

 

 

Born in Atlantic City,  New Jersey,  USA ,1967

 

EDUCATION

1996               MFA, University of California at Los Angeles

1989               BFA, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2003               Drawings, Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles, CA

1999               Hi, Jessica Fredericks Gallery,  New York,  NY

1997               LIVEDEVIL , Place Pigalle, San Francisco, CA

                           LIVEDEVIL , Purple Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2003               Installational, Pasadena Armory, CA

Anniversary Show, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA

Art Auction X, Long Beach Museum, CA

Smoking Pencils , Rolling Papers,  Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles, CA

                           Off the Wall, auction, Pasadena Armory, CA

2002               Who do you think you are?, The Loft, San Pedro, CA

The Shirt Off Your Back,  auction, Santa Monica Museum, CA

Wall Space 2, Miller Durazo,  Los Angeles, CA

Drawings, Hunsaker/Schiesinger, Santa Monica, CA

2001               Fresh Art,  Art in Public Places, Clover Park, Santa Monica, CA, Sept.- Nov.

Stone Soup, Three day Weekend, Dave Muller Studio, Los Angeles, CA, July

Galaxy, Armory Center For The Arts, Pasadena, CA, March

2000               People are (still) Animals, Three Day Weekend, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, CA,

Bestiary, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA, July-August

Works on Paper, Post, Los Angeles, CA, May

                           Immediate Gratification,  Post downtown, Los Angeles, CA, March

People are Animals, Three Day Weekend, Art Frankfurt, curated by Dave Muller, Germany

Animal Farm, Miller Durazo, Los Angeles, CA, Feb.

The Spurgeon Experience,  Spergeon Building, Santa Ana, CA, Jan.

1999               Prague Indies Fest, Prague, Czech., Oct.

Video Lounge,  Knitting Factory, New York, NY, Oct.

Independent Exposure video showcase,  Seattle, WA, Oct.

Art Auction 8,  Long Beach Museum of Art, curated by  Terrence Rogers, CA, Sept. – Oct.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS (cont.)

Equinox  Now,  LA Edge Festival, Geffen Contemporary/ MOCA, Los Angeles, CA, Sept.

Colab, Los Angeles, CA, July

Works on Paper,  Acme., Los Angeles, CA, July

No. 1, Gartner, Santa Monica, CA, June

                           Sig-alert 2, Cal State Fullerton, Fullerton, CA, June

Odd Gloss, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, April

Cause and Effect, Miller Durazo Gallery, Los Angeles, CA,  March

New York Underground Film Festival, Anthology Film Archives, NY, March

Sig-alert, Arizona State University Art Museum (catalogue), Tempe, AZ, January

Video Show, Art In General, New York, NY, January

1998               L.A. Current: Looking At The Light, Armand Hammer Museum, Art Rental and Sales Gallery,

 Los Angeles, CA, Sept. '98- Feb. '99

Newer Collective Video Showcase, Portland, OR, July

                           Arizona international Film Festival, Tuscon, AZ, April

Local Heroes, Beyond Baroque, curated by Blum and Poe, Los Angeles, CA, April

                           Hot Rrrod, Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria, Feb.                     

Slamdance Film Festival , Park City, Utah, January

                           January Exhibition , Highwire Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1997               Endangered Species , Jernigan Wicker, San Francisco, CA , December

Malibu Sex Party, Purple Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA,

Where The Flavor Is, Trabant Gallery, Vienna, Austria, November

Brainwash Film Festival, "Devil Tour '94", San Francisco, CA, June

                  Taos Talking Picture Festival, "Devil Tour '94", Taos, NM, April 

                           Ear As Eye, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, CA, February

1996               Holiday Exhibition, Spanish Kitchen, Los Angeles, CA, December

                           Custom Complex, Helen Lindhurst Gallery, University of Southern California, March

1994               Black & White, Long Beach Arts, CA, January

1993               July Exhibition, Rosenwald Wolfe Gallery,Window on Broad, Philadelphia, PA

                           January Exhibition, Highwire Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1991               Art of the State, The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA

1990               September Exhibition, Rosenwald Wolfe Gallery,Window on Broad, Philadelphia, PA

                           Straight Outta Philly, Millworks Art Gallery, Akron, OH, August

                           Burlington County College Sculpture Garden Exhibition, juror: Isaac Whitkin, NJ, May '90-April'91

                           Art at the Armory, Philadelphia, PA, April

                           Artists of West Philadelphia, Painted Bride Art Center, Philadelphia, PA, April

1989               October Exhibition, Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

                           New Generations, Momenta Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, June

                           Art of the State; The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA

                           February Exhibition, Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

 

 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2002               Curator: Salon Art, Belle de Jour,  Beverly Hills, CA

2001               Curator: Salon Art,  Belle de Jour, Beverly Hills, CA

2000               Curator: Legal Paper Work, Beyond Baroque Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, June

1998               Curator: Beyond the Matter of Space, Beyond Baroque Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, Sept.

1997               Curator: Malibu Sex Party, Purple Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA, December

 

AWARDS

2001               Santa Monica Arts Commission, Fresh Art Award, Santa Monica, CA

1996               Werner Z. Hirsch Award for Representational Drawing, UCLA

1995               Teaching Assistantship, Sculpture Dept., UCLA

1994               Deans Discretionary Award, UCLA

                           Alfredo Orselli Scholarship, UCLA

                           Teaching Assistantship, Sculpture Dept., UCLA

1991               Second Place Award, Sculpture, Art of the State, The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg

1989               Second Place Award, Sculpture, Art of the State, The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2002               Gilbert, Rick,” ‘Drawings’ at Hunsaker /Schlesinger”,  Artweek, April , p.21

2001               Roy, Norman Jean, “Portrait of the Artist”, GQ Magazine,  April, p.216

2000               Frank, Peter, “Art Picks of the Week-, Bestiary,…” LA Weekly, August 11-17, p.173

Dambrot, Shana Nys, “Immediate Gratification at Post Downtown”, Artweek, June, p. 22

1999               Johnson, Ken; “Art Brief: John Geary”, The New York Times, August 6, p.B39

Griffin, Tim; Review, “John Geary – Hi”, Time Out- New York, July 29, p.52

Rimannelli, David, “John Geary – Hi”, The New Yorker, July 19 & 26, p.18

Levin, Kim, “Voice Choice: John Geary”, The Village Voice, July 28- Aug. 3, p.19

Frank, Peter; “ Art Picks of the Week- ,Odd Gloss,…” LA Weekly; April, 30, p.158

1998               Harvey, Steve; "Only In L.A.; MiscelLAny", Los Angeles Times, September 5

                           Zyzzyva, spring issue, (reproduction), p.124

                           Spaid, Sue, “L.A. Undercover”, UKS- Forum, March / April, p. 40

                           Hofmann-Sewera, Kathi ; "Orte und Gegenstande", ("Places and Objects"), Kleine Zeitung, (Austria),                                                    February 20

                           Ertl, Barbara; "Hollywood- Traume", ("Hollywood- Dreams"), Kronenzeltung, (Austria), February 17

                           Nigelhell, Von Franz; "Cultural Industry and the Situation in Graz", Neue Zeit, February  17       

                           Hainley, Bruce; "Malibu Sex Party", Artforum , February, p.98

1997               Carroll, Jerry; "Satan Made Him Do It", San Francisco Chronicle,  October 31, p.C2

                           Wisner, Heather; "Could It Be... Satan", San Francisco Weekly,  October 22, p.21

                           Crain, Mary Beth; "Video Pick Of The Week- Devil Tour '94", L.A. Weekly, September 12, p.94

                           Hartman, Steve; "Stevening News, LIVEDEVIL, Report & Interview", CBS News, September

1996               Harvey, Steve; "Only In L.A.; The Devil He Says:",  Los Angeles Times,  November 2

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY (cont.)

1994               Hartman, Steve; "Stories of the Year", CBS Evening News,  December

                           Harvey, Steve; "Only In L.A.; Drop That Pitchfork!", Los Angeles Times,  December 2

                           Snyder, Tom; "Devil Story", The Tom Snyder Show, CNBC,  December 1

                           Harvey, Paul; "Devil Story",  Paul Harvey News, radio program, December 1                       

                           Martinez, Marilyn; "The Devil You Say", The Outlook,Santa Monica,  December 1, cover photo

                           CBS News,Various reporters; "The Devil Made 'Em Do It", CBS News, syndicated, Nov.30- Dec.1                               Caruso, Maren; "Welcome To Wonderland", Daily Bruin, UCLA,  April 26, cover photo