Born 1966, Burbank, CA
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

 

EDUCATION
2000
Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA; MFA

1989
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL; BFA

1985-87
New York University, New York

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2015
Bortolami, New York (forthcoming)

2014
Kimmerich, Berlin

2013
Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles

2012
Kimmerich, New York

2011
Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles

2010
Kimmerich, New York

2007
Galerie Dennis Kimmerich, Dusseldorf

2006
Patrick Painter, Inc., Santa Monica (cat.)

2005
Patrick Painter, Inc., Santa Monica

2004
Bernier/Eliades, Athes

2003
Patrick Painter, Inc., Santa Monica

2002
Essor Gallery, London

2001
Frehrking Wiesehoefer, Cologne
Selections from A True Tale, Brazilian T-shirt and Dig, Patrick Painter, Inc., Santa Monica

1998
George’s, Los Angeles

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2012
Text Textile Texture, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin

2011
Painting Expanded, curated by Renee Coppola, Phyllis Lally, Emily Ruotolo, and Scot Surdez, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York

2010
The Artist’s Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

2009
Das Gespinst, Die Sammlung Schurmann zu Besuch im Museum Abteiberg, Monchengladbach, Germany
Collecting History: Highlighting Recent Acquisitions, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

2008
Group Show, My Generation, Peres Projects, Patrick Painter, and Reiner Opoku, Art Cologne Fair, April 15 – April 20.

2007
Imagination Becomes Reality, Part IV: Borrowed Images, Sammlung-Goetz, Munich, ZKM Museum of Contemporary Art Karlsruhe
(cat.)
L.A. Desire (Part I), Curated by Wilhelm Schurmann, Galerie Dennis Kimmerich, Dusseldorf

2006
Painting in Tongues, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (cat.)
Imagination Becomes Reality, Part IV: Borrowed Images, Sammlung Goetz, Munich (cat.)

2005
Plip, Plip, Plippity, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
Ab Ovo, Cartelle Gallery, Marina del Rey, CA; Rolf Ricke, Cologne; Steven Wolf Fine Arts, San Francisco; Angstrom Gallery, Texas

2004
Looking at Painting II, Galerie Tanit, Munich

2003
Ivan Morley, Christian Schumann, Jim Shaw, Patrick Painter, Inc., Santa Monica
Gibt’s Mich Wirklich, Works from the Gaby and Wilhelm Schurmann Collection
K21, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf

2002
Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris, France
Startkapital, K21, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf

2001
22nd Annual Benefit Art Auction, Los Angeles

2000
Paintland, organized by Terry R. Myers, Lemon Sky Project Space, Hollywood

1998
Group Show, Gallery 207, Los Angeles

1997
Buffet, Contemporary Arts Collective, Las Vegas
Shooting Gallery, Harm Reduction Central-Clean Needles Now, Los Angeles

1996
Resonances: Visions of Echo Park, Centro del Pueblo, Los Angeles

1993
The Far Bazaar, Los Angeles
Project Box, Los Angeles
Clean Needles Now, Santa Monica, CA

1992
L.A.C.E., L.A.C.P.S., Act-Up Benefit, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2013
Lietiti, Manuela, “…A Brief History of the Goetz Collection”, Artron.net, January 11
Neel Smith, Sara, “Ivan Morley,” Frieze New York 2013 catalog

2010
Knight, Christopher. “An L.A. Assembly”. Los Angeles Times, p. D6, November 1, 2010.
Koplos, Janet, “Ivan Morley at Kimmerich”, Art in America, April 26, 2010
Bernier/Eliades Gallery 1999-2009, Agra Publications

2009
Abstract America, The Saatchi Gallery, Rizzoli, Feb 17, 2009

2008
Smith, Roberta, “Smooth and Safe at Pier 94,” Review, The New York Times, March 28

2007
Harvey, Doug, “Ivan Morley’s Insoluble Pictorial Conundrums.” Art Review, Issue 7.
Miles, Christopher, “Ivan Morley at Patrick Painter,” Artforum, January, pgs. 258-259.
Roussel, Noellie, “Ivan Morley,” Exhibition Catalogue, Patrick Painter, Inc.
“Imagination Becomes Reality Part IV: Borrowed Images,” Sammlung Goetz, Munich, Jan Seewald, pgs. 144-161.
“Imagination Becomes Reality, Conclusion,” ZKM Museum of Contemporary Art, Karlsruhe.

2006
Cooper, Nathan, “More Morley,” California Style, October, p. 124.
“Painting in Tongues,” Organized by Michael Darling, Exhibition Catalogue, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.
Harvey, Doug, “Glossolalia for Dummies,” LA Weekly, February.
Landi, Ann, “Multiple Personalities,” Artnews, April, pgs. 122-123.

2005
“Sammlung,” Exhibition Catalogue, K21 Kunstsammlung Dusseldorf, pgs. 154.
Morley, Ivan and Mady Schutzmann, “Just Because You Have a Hammer,” AB OVO, Nothing Moments Publishing 2005, pgs. 75-78.
Frank, Peter, “Marc Pally, Ivan Morley,” LA Weekly, June 24-30, p. 60.
Fox, Oriana, “Elaborate Fictions,” L.A. Artland, Contemporary Art from Los Angeles, Black Dog Publishing 2005, pgs. 84-85.

2004
Cover image, Volt Magazine.

2003
Dailey, Meghan, “Ivan Morley: Patrick Painter, Los Angeles,” ArtForum, May.

2002
Kraus, Chris. “Ivan Morley at Frehrking Weisehofer,” Art In America, June 2002: 133.

2001
Boecker, Von Susanne. “Explosive Geschichten in Bildern: Ivan Morley in der Galerie Frehrking Wiesenhofer.” Kolner Stadt-Anzeiger,
Cologne, 8 November 2001, p. 18.
Indetzki, Alfred. “Junge Galeristen aktivieren.” Art Cologne Supplement to Kolner Stradt-Anzeiger, Cologne, 30 October 2001: 4.
Rump, Gerhard Charles. “Realismus liegt voll im Trend.” Die Welt, Hamburg, 27 October 2001: 34.
Harvey, Doug. “Death-Stalking, Sleep-Walking, Barbarian Ninja Terminators,” LA Weekly, March.
Frank, Peter. “Pick of the Week: Door Bothwell, Hilary Baker, Ivan Morley,” LA Weekly.