Bart Exposito

 
Lives and works in Lamy, NM
1970
Born in Amarillo, TX
2000
MFA, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
1998
BFA, University of Texas, Austin, TX

Solo Exhibitions

2015
"Strange Alphabet," Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
2014
Bart Exposito, Thomas Solomon Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2011
Paper Primitives, Thomas Solomon Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2010
Bends, Thomas Solomon Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; travelled to Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS
2008
Strange Loops, Finesilver Gallery, Houston, TX
2007
Figure Looks a Lot Like Me In Paint, Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles, CA
 
New Work, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
2005
Paintings, Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles, CA
2003
Paintings, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2002
Paintings & Drawings, curated by Libby Lumkin, Donna Beam Gallery, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV
 
Paintings & Drawings, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
 
Paintings & Drawings, Bill Maynes Gallery, New York, NY
2001
Bart Exposito, curated by Anna Helwing, Hot Cocoa Lab, Venice, CA
 
Roomtone, Acuna-Hansen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Group Exhibitions

2015
Back to the Real, David B. Smith Gallery, Denver, CO
2013
Forty Years at the Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Ambach & Rice Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
 
Amarillo Entropy, Powerstation Gallery, Dallas, TX
2012
Summer Group Exhibition, Michael H. Lord Gallery, Palm Springs, CA
 
Abstraction, Michael H. Lord Gallery, Palm Springs, CA
 
Architectural Disposition, Thomas Solomon Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
 
Vous Play, JB Jurve Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2011
Greater LA, organized by Eleanor Cayre, Benjamin Godsill and Joel Mesler, New York, NY
 
GOLDMINE: Contemporary Works from the Collection of Sirje and Michael Gold, University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach, CA (catalogue)
2010
Painting, curated by Roger Herman, LA Art House, West Hollywood, CA
 
Ecstatic Structure, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS
2009
Fantastic LA, curated by Barry Blinderman, University Galleries, College of Fine Arts, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
 
An Exhibition of Selected Skills of the Unemployed, WPA, Los Angeles, CA
 
Summer Group Show, Cottage Home/ Thomas Solomon Gallery @ Cottage Home, Los Angeles, CA, co-organized with Sister and China Art Objects
 
Abstract America, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK (catalogue)
 
Loveable Like Orphan Kitties and Bastard Children, curated by Kristen Calabrese and Joshua Aster, Green Gallery East, Milwaukee, WI
2008
Keeping it Straight, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
 
Pruess Press @ RENTAL Gallery, New York, NY
 
Heavy Corner, curated by Kristen Calabrese, Creative Artists Agency, Los Angeles, CA
 
LA Potential, curated by Lioba Reddeker, Hangart 7, Salzburg, Austria (catalogue)
2007
No Jerks, Trudi at Rental Gallery, Rental Gallery, New York, NY
 
Automatons, Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles, CA
 
Painting ! Design, curated by David Pagel, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA (catalogue)
 
Paper Bombs, organized by Bart Exposito, Jack Hanley Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2006
Picture Postcards From a Neon Wilderness, Lukas Feichtner Gallery, Vienna, Austria
 
Bring the War Home, curated by Drew Heitzler, Qed Gallery, Los Angeles, CA and Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York, NY
 
Three Paintings, Daniel Hug Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2005
Christmas in July, Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles, CA
 
In the Abstract, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2004
Painting & Sculpture, Mark Moore Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
 
Wake Up & Apologize, Hayworth Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2003
Small Work, Margo Victor Presents, Los Angeles, CA
 
Game Over, Galerie Grimm/Rosenfeld, Munich, Germany
 
Bart Exposito, Aaron Parazette, Susie Rosmarin, Texas Gallery, Houston, TX
2002
Summer Invitational, Bill Maynes Gallery, New York, NY
 
Pierogi 2000, Flat Files, Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2001
Sketchy, Acuna-Hansen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
 
The Stuff Dreams is Made of, curated by David Pagel, Frankfurt Art Fair, Frankfurt, Germany
 
Cloud 9, curated by David Pagel, Ginsler Architecture, Santa Monica, CA
 
Ars Moralis, Bea Schlingelhoff/Galerie fur Gegenwarstkunst, Bremen, Germany
 
Jacques de Beaufort, Bart Exposito, Monique van Genderen, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2000
For Example, Acuna-Hansen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
 
Proun, organized by Bart Exposito, Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles, CA
 
New School, Works on Paper Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Selected Press

2015
Steer, Emily, 5 Questions with Bart Exposito, Elephant Magazine (web), July 10
 
Wagley, Catherine and Ed Schad, Not Liking Everything: Catherine and Ed on Bart Exposito & A.L. Steiner, Glasstire (web), July 17
 
Pagel, David, Review: Bart Exposito displays a love of line and a certain playfulness at Susanne Vielmetter, Los Angeles Times, August 7
 
Smith, Claude, Deciphering Bart Expositos Strange Alphabet, New American Paintings (web), August 21
2014
Pagel, David, Review: Bart Exposito refined lines at Thomas Solomon Gallery, Los Angeles Times, March 12
 
Zevitas, Steven, Must See Painting Shows: March, New American Paintings, March
2011
Kaplan, Ilee, GOLDMINE: Works from the Collection of Sirje and Michael Gold, University Art Museum, College of the Arts, California State University, Long Beach, CA
2010
Suh, Grace, Ecstatic Exposito, Pitch, October 15
 
Thorson, Alice, Uniformity, be gone, The Kansas City Star, October 17
 
Melrod, George, Los Angeles: Bart Exposito: Bends at Thomas Solomon Gallery, Art Ltd., July/August
 
Shaw, Michael, Bart Exposito at Thomas Solomon Gallery, Visual Art Source, May 27
 
Knight, Christopher, Lines swoop in to divide expanses, Los Angeles Times, May 14
2009
Abstract America, exhibition catalogue, published by Saatchi Gallery/Rizzoli
2008
Reddecker, Lioba, LA Potential, exhibition catalogue
2007
Frank, Peter, Figure Looks A Lot Like Me In Paint, Art Ltd., May
 
Pagel, David, Painting  Design, exhibition catalogue, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
2005
Knight, Christopher, Slippery by Design, Los Angeles Times, February 18
 
Sholis, Brian, Critics Picks: Los Angeles, Artforum.com, February 18
 
Orden, Abraham, Circus Without A Tent, Artnet, February 18
2003
Frank, Peter, Review of Exhibition, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Art Weekly
 
Pagel, David, Review of Exhibition, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles Times
2002
Frank, Peter, Review of Exhibition, Bart Exposito at Bill Maynes Gallery, New Yorker Magazine, October 14
 
Clark, Joseph, Driven To Abstraction, Las Vegas Mercury News
 
Crosby, Gregory, Pleasures of the line, of the plane, Las Vegas City Life Newspaper
 
Hainley, Bruce, Bart Exposito, ArtForum, Summer Issue
 
Lumpkin, Libby, Exhibition Essay, Bart Exposito at Donna Beam Gallery.
 
Pagel, David, A Specialist in Confidently Out-of-Whack Geometry, Los Angeles Times
 
Twardy, Chuck, Something for Nothing, Donna Beam Gallery, Las Vegas Weekly
 
White, Ken, Reversing Field, Neon Review Journal