Born 1973, Slidell, Louisiana
Lives and works in North Hampton, Massachusetts

 

EDUCATION
1999
BFA, University of Texas-Austin

2007
MFA, Art Center College of Design, Los Angeles

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017
Wished for Wilds, Carl Freeman, London
Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago (forthcoming)

2016
Riot Rose Summary, Almine Rech, Brussels
Chorus Clamors SultryWentrup, Berlin

2015
Sudden Thunder Some Motley Sea, Hagiwara Projects, Tokyo
Sultry Sun Sang Our Songs, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
Serene Raving Radiant, James Fuentes, New York

2014
Tides Must Exalt, James Fuentes, New York
Stellar Crash The Sea, Carl Freeman, London

2012
Duskbright Bellows, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
Starry Sudden Without Blares, Shane Campbell, Chicago
Serenest Riots Sway, Carl Freedman, London

2011
Damned Sparkling Pomp, James Fuentes, New York
Ribordy Contemporary, Geneva, Switzerland, alongside Stephen G. Rhodes project room solo exhibition

2010
Much Pretty Reverie, James Fuentes, New York

2009
Alistair, James Fuentes, New York

2008
Fire, James Fuentes, New York

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015
The Shell (Landscapes, Portraits & Shapes), Almine Rech Gallery, Paris
Structural Emotion, organized by Shane Campbell, Kimmerich, Berlin

2014
L’Almanch 14, Le Consortium, Dijon, France
Don’t Look Now, Zach Feuer, New York
All a Tremulous Heart Requires, ZieherSmith, New York, co-curated by Brad Hajzak
New Image Painting, Shane Campbell, Chicago
Inside Arrangement, Mary Mary, Glasgow, Scotland

2012
Frauge, Carl Freedman Gallery, London
Brian Calvin, Charles Garabedian, Zach Harris, John McAllister, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles
Pig Party, New York City Gallery, New York, curated by Gina Beavers

2011
American Exuberance, Rubell Family Collection, Miami
Six Pack, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
Impossible Vacation, White Flag Projects, St. Louis

2009
Harlequin, Sister / Cottage Home, Los Angeles

2008
Joan Mitchell Foundation: 2007 MFA Grant Recipients Show, Cue Art Foundations, New York, NY
Flowing Pulsing Beating Burning, Glendale College Art Gallery, Glendale, CA

2007
GLAMFA—Greater Los Angeles Master of Fine Arts Exhibition, California State University, Long Beach, CA
The Old Unstable Stable: MFA Thesis Exhibition, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
Flowing Pulsing Beating Burning, Glendale College Art Gallery, Los Angeles

2006
2nd ANNUAL L.A. WEEKLY BIENNIAL: MFA WMDs: Selections From L.A. Art Schools, Track 16 Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA

 

MONOGRAPHS
2017
“John McAllister: Objects and Images in Recent Paintings,” published by James Fuentes Gallery, New York. Essays by Richard Hawkins, Jason E. Smith, Robert Harrist Jr.

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2015
Munro, Mariko, “John McAllister at Richard Telles / Critics’ picks,” artforum.com, October 2
Osberg, Annabel, “John McAllister at Richard Telles/ Los Angeles,” ARTILLERY and artillerymag.com, November/December

2014
“John McAllister at James Fuentes”, Contemporary Art Daily, June 10
“Group Show at Zach Feuer”, Contemporary Art Daily, August 8

2013
Troncy, Eric, “Point de vue –John McAllister,” Numero Magazine, December 2013

2011
Smith, Roberta, “Damned Sparkling Pomp,” The New York Times, October 2011
“Impossible Vacation at White Flag Projects”, Contemporary Art Daily, May 29

2010
Burns, Charlotte and Sharpe, Emily, “NADA dealers have a beachfront ball,” The Art Newspaper, December
Hawkins, Richard, “Top Ten,” Artforum, November
“John McAllister, Much Pretty Reverie,” Time Out New York, art blog, June

2008
Honigman, Ana Finel, “John McAllister Gets All Fired Up,” Style.com, May

2007
Christie, Tom and Myers, Holly, “Afterschool Art,” LA Weekly, September 2007

 

AWARDS
2007
Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA Grant

1999
Michael Frary Endowed Scholarship in Painting