Raffi Kalenderian

1981
Born in Los Angeles, CA
 
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA
 
2007
Residency, St Barthlemy, French West Indies
2004
BFA, University of California, Los Angeles

Solo Exhibitions

2018
"Always in Rare Form," Buchmann Galerie, Berlin, Germany (link)
2017
"Portraits," Peter Kilchmann, Zurich, Switzerland (link)
2016
"For the Dead," Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
 
"Green River," Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy
2015
"To Walk Through the Night," Peter Kilchmann, Zurich, Switzerland
2014
"Raffi Kalendarian," Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
 
"Raffi Kalendarian," Buchmann Galerie, Berlin, Germany
2013
"Paint Work," Buchmann Galerie, Berlin, Germany
2012
"Interior Life," Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich, Switzerland
 
"Currents, Undercurrents, and Maneuvers," Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
2011
"Raffi Kalendarian," Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy
2010
"Memoranda," Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich, Switzerland
2008
"Satellites," Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich, Switzerland
2007
"Palimpsest: Selected Works on Paper," Marc Jancou Fine Art, New York, NY
2006
"Wicked Waters," Medium, St. Barthlemy, French West Indies
 
"Born Under Punches," Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles, CA

Group Exhibitions

2018
To our Fellow Artists and Poets who are Confused About Which Way to Go,” Lundgren Gallery, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
2017
"Hotel Kalifornia," Galerie Lefebvre & Fils, Paris
 
"Whats Up New York," LVH Art, New York
2016
"Painter's Painters," Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
 
“A Verdant Summer,” Taymour Grahne, New York, NY
 
“Imagine,” Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy
2013
"Body Language," Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
2011
"Goldmine," curated by Christopher Scoates, UAM, University Art Museum, Long Beach, CA
2010
"Crystal World," Buchmann Galerie, Berlin, Germany
 
"Die Nase des Michelangelo," Galerie Peter Kilchmann at Marktgasse, Zurich, Switzerland
 
"Painting," curated by Roger Herman, LA Art House, Los Angeles, CA
 
"Portraits de Collectionneurs," Muro Gallery, Chtelaine, Switzerland
 
"Next Generation," Kunstmuseum St Gallen, St Gallen, Switzerland
2008
"L.A. Potential: HangArt 7," Salzburg, curated by Lioba Reddeker
 
"Faces and Figures (Revisited)," Marc Jancou Contemporary, New York, NY
 
"Stories: Portraits," Eleven Rivington, New York, NY
 
"Some Paintings: The Third (2007)," LA Weekly Annual Biennal, Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2007
"Cali in CPH, Part ii: Bucket of Ice," Co-Lab, Copenhagen, US
 
"Warhol &," Kantor/Feuer Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2006
"Fall," Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles, CA
 
"Boat Show," High Energy Constructs, Los Angeles, CA
 
"Just My Funny Way of Laughing," South La Brea Gallery, Inglewood, CA
2005
"Christmas in July," Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles, CA
2004
"Walk You Home If You Walk Me Home Right After," Los Angeles, CA, curated by Eric Palgon
 
"Dear Summertime," Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles, CA
 
"Living in the Ice Age," University of California, Los Angeles, CA
2003
"UCLA Undergraduate Juried Show," Official Selection, Los Angeles, CA
 
"New Work," University of Leeds, England

Selected Press

2018
Nash, David. "Kendall Wilkinson Outfits the $15.5 Million Penthouse at San Francisco's 181 Fremont," Architectural Digest, October 30 (link)
2017
Mahony, Anna, “Must-See Art Guide: Zurich,” artnet news (web), December 14 (link)
 
Black, Ezrha Jean, “Best in Show 2016,” Artillery, January/February (link)
2016
Seed, John, “Raffi Kalenderian: ‘For the Dead,’ at Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects,” Huffington Post, August 23 (link)
 
Wagley, Catherine, “5 Free Art Shows to See in LA This Week,” LA Weekly (web), July 27
2015
Seed, John, “Collecting: Robert Shiell,” art ltd., March/April (link)
2014
Shaw, Michael, Raffi Kalenderian, ArtScene, July/August
 
15 Young Art Stars to Keep Your Eye On, Complex, September 28
2012
Buckley, Annie, "Review: 'Raffi Kalenderian: Currents, Undercurrents, and Maneuvers,' " Art in America, April 2012
 
Raffi Kalenderian, Modern Painters, New York, April
2011
The Nose of Michelangelo, Quinn Latimer, Frieze, London, No. 137, March, p. 142
2010
Raffi Kalenderian, Brand New Gallery, Milan, ex. cat.
 
So kommen Sie gut durch 2011, Art Basel Miami Beach, Eva Karcher, Sddeutsche Zeitung, Wochenende, Munich, No. 303, Dec. 31, p. 5
 
Raffi Kalenderian, Kunst 10 Zrich, Zurich, Nov. 11 14, pp. 84 85 cat.
 
Eine kleine Dsternis ist immer da, Ruth Hndler, Capital, Hamburg, No. 9, p. 135
 
Portraits de Collectionneurs, Tindaro Gagliano, Muro Gallery, Chtelaine, ex.cat.
 
Monumentalitt und Zuversicht, Philipp Meier, NZZ, Zurich, Oct. 16, p. 57
 
Raffi Kalenderian: Memoranda, text by Doug Harvey, Nieves Books, Zurich (monograph)
2009
Raffi Kalenderian, Frieze Yearbook, London, England
 
Raffi Kalenderian, Burkhard Meltzer, Frieze, March Issue
2008
L.A. Potential: HangArt 7, Lioba Reddeker, Basis Wien, Austria
 
Raffi Kalenederian at Black Dragon Society, Kerry Kugelman, Art Ltd., May
 
A Look at Raffi Kalenederian, Hong-An Truong, Artslant, March
 
Some Paintings, The Los Angeles Weekly