Born 1961, Mexia, Texas
Lives in Los Angeles, California


California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California, MFA

University of Texas, Austin, TX, BFA


Richard Hawkins: Hotel Suicide, Greene Naftali, New York

Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles

Being and its Fetuses: New Ceramics, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
Norogachi: Ceramics After Artaud, Greene Naftali, New York
This Anal Crime of Being: New Ceramics, Goton, Paris

Hijikata Twist, Corvi-Mora, London
New Work, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
New Work, Jenny’s, Los Angeles

Hijikata Twist, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, England

Glimmer, Le Consortium, Dijon, France
Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles

Greene Naftali Gallery, New York

Smoke-Smoke, Salome, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
Cornfabulation, (collaboration with Aaron Curry), David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles
The Third Mind, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
Scalps, Dungeon Doors, and Salome Paintings, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Berlin

Corvi-Mora, London
Focus: Richard Hawkins The Third Mind, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago (cat.)
Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles

Greene Naftali Gallery, New York
Corvi-Mora, London

Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Berlin
Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne

Of Two Minds, Simultaneously, de Appel Arts Centre, Amsterdam (cat.)
Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles

Corvi-Mora, London
Urbis Paganus Part I + III, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
Greene Naftali, New York

Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
Corvi-Mora, London
Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne

Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
Kunstverein Heilbronn,  Heilbronn, Germany
Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris

Corvi-Mora, London
Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne

Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris

Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
Corvi-Mora, London

Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris
Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles

Ynglingagtan 1, Stockholm

Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles

Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
Feature, New York

Ynglingagatan 1, Stockholm
c. 1975-76: wiley wiggins, frail 8th-grade oddity/ freshman glam (w/ matt dillon as my boyfriend at the time), Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles

Feature, New York
into the heart of china, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles

Mincher/Wilcox Gallery, San Francisco
…And November, in this Year of No Hope, Without Gladness…, Roy Boyd Gallery, Santa Monica


Living Apart Together: Acquisitions from the Hammer Contemporary Collection, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
In the Hopes of Not Being Considered, Kate Werble Gallery, New York, curated by Nick Morgan
Section Littéraire, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Strange Attractors: The Anthology of Interplanetary Folk Art Vol. 1 Life on Earth, Redling Fine Art, Los Angeles, curated by Bob Nickas

Me, Myself, I, China Art Objects, Los Angeles, curated by John Morace
Between Something and Nothing, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles

Picasso in Contemporary Art, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany
Classicicity, Breese Little, London, curated by Ruth Allen and James Cahill
Z-ing, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
Works on Paper, Greene Naftali, New York
Theory of Achievement, Yale Union, Portland, OR
Collecting Lines, curated by Arthur Funk and Beatrix Ruf, Villa Flora, Switzerland

The Crime was Almost Perfect, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam
Trains, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, curated by Sterling Ruby
Collection on Display, Migros Museum, ZRadiation: Art and Queer Ideas from Bangkok and Manila, Un-compared, curated by Brian Curtin, The Art Center, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
Saying Yes to Everything, Honor Fraser, Los Angeles
Abandon the Parents, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, curated by Henrik Olesen,
Daniel Buchholz, and Christopher Müller
Richard Hawkins & William S. Burroughs, Cerith Wyn Evans, Isa Genzken, Galerie Buchholz, Berlin
Concrete Infinity, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Miss Kilman and She Were Terrible Together, curated by Matt Morris, The Hills Esthetic Center, Chicago

A Point of View: Selected Gifts from the Laurence A. Rickels Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Paperwork: A Brief History of Artists’ Scrapbooks, Andrew Roth Gallery, New York, curated by Andrew Roth and Alex Kitnick (cat.)
Federica Schiavo, Rome, curated by Shane Campbell
Abstract Perversion, curated by Max Maslansky, 5 Car Garage, Los Angeles

Automaton, Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
B. Wurtz & Co., curated by Matthew Higgs, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
Abstract Everyday–Everyday Abstract, curated by Matthew Higgs, James Cohan Gallery, New York
All I want is a Picture of You, Angles Gallery, Los Angeles
2012 Whitney Biennial, curated by Sondra Gilman and Jay Sanders, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Utopia/Dystopia: Constructed with Photography, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Camulodunum, First Site Colchester, Essex, England
Quodlibet III – Alphabets and Instruments, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Berlin
CLAP, CCS Bard Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

Don Juan in the Village, curated by Bjarne Melgaard, Lars Bohman Gallery, Stockholm
The Artist’s Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
At Home/Not at Home: Works from the Collection of Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg, Curated by Matthew Higgs, CCS Bard Hessel Museum, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
So Be It: Interventions in Printed Matter, Andrew Roth Gallery, New York
The Page, curated by John Stezaker and Matthew Higgs, Kimmerich, New York
Sur Le Dandysme AujourdʼHui, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain (cat.)

Frottage, organized by Alex Kitnick, Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York
Collection: MOCA’s First Thirty Years, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, curated by Paul Schimmel
Beg Borrow and Steal, Artists from the Rubell Family Collection, Rubell Family Collection, Miami
Rotating Views #2 – Works from the Astrup Fearnley Collection, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art,  Oslo, Norway
Round Up, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
Quodlibet II, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Köln
Compass in Hand: Selections from the Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection, Museum of Modern Art, New York (catalogue)
Das Gespinst,  Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany

Three Black Minutes, Kunstlerhaus Stuttgart, Stuttgart
Just Different!, Cobra Museum of Modern Art, Amsterdam
Aaron Curry, Richard Hawkins, Peter Saul, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles
Works by Gallery Artists and Ricci Albenda, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York
Index: Conceptualism in California from the Permanent Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Painting Now and Forever, Part II, Greene Naftali Gallery/ Matthew Marks, New York
You, Whose Beauty was Famous in Rome, Mandarin Gallery, Los Angeles

Uneasy Angel / Imagine Los Angeles, Monika Sprilomene Magers, Munich
Fit to Print, Gagosian Gallery, New York
Oh Girl, It’s a Boy!, Kunstverein M, M, Germany
Post Rose: Artists in and out of the Hazard Park Complex, Galerie Christian Nagel, Berlin
You Always Move in Reverse, Curated by Bjarne Melgaard, Leo Koenig Gallery, New York
Good Morning, Midnight,  Organized by Bruce Hainley, Casey Kaplan Gallery, New York
Strange Events Permit Themselves the luxury of Occurring, Camden Arts Centre, London
Makers & Modelers: Works in Ceramic, Gladstone Gallery, New York
If Everyone Had an Ocean. Brain Wilson: An Art Exhibition, Tate St. Ives, St. Ives, UK
L.A. Desire (Part I), Curated by Wilhelm Schurmann, Galerie Dennis Kimmerich, Düsseldorf
L.A. Desire (Part 2),  Curated by Wilhelm Schürmann, Galerie Dennis Kimmerich, Düsseldorf
STUFF: International Contemporary Art from the Collection of Burt Aaron, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit
If Everyone had an Ocean. Brian Wilson: An Art Exhibition, Traveling exhibition: CAPCX Musée d’art Contemporain, Bordeaux
Tate St. Ives, St. Ives, UK (catalogue)
RAW, Among the Ruins, MARRES Centre for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht

Red Eye: L.A. Artists from the Rubell Family Collection, The Rubell Family Collection, Miami, Florida (catalogue)
Under Pressure,  Curated by Bill Cournoyer, Art: Concept Paris, France
Group Exhibition,  Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
Among the Ash Heaps and Millionaires, Ancient & Modern, London
Elective Identities, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
Galerie Daniel Buchholz at Metro Pictures, New York
3rd Biennale of Ceramics in Contemporary ArtLigurian Riviera, Albisola, Italy
The Swan is Very Peaceful…, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, at Metro Pictures, New York
Shane Campbell Gallery, Oak Park, Illinois

The Blake Byrne Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, organized by Ann Goldstein and Michael Darling (cat.)
Paris-Londres: Le Voyage Intérieur, Espace Electra, Paris (cat.)
plip, plip, plippity, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles

Teil 2 ‘Quodllbet,  Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
shortlybeforeafter, The Photographic Collection, Cultural Foundation, Cologne
Powered by Emotions, Frankfurt Kunstverein, Frankfurt, (In conjunction with Ursula Blickle Stiftung)
Three Day Weekend: April 17, curated by Dave Muller, Public Art Fund Projects in Central Park, a collaboration with the Whitney Biennial, New York
Teil 2, Quodlibet, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Köln

Wit From Rainbow Part I, The Project, Los Angeles, curated by Katie Brennan
Honey, I rearranged the Collection, 1a Kempsford Road, London
Hans Broek, Taft Green, Richard Hawkins, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
Ishtar, Midway Contemporary Art, St. Paul, MN; curator Bruce Hainley (catalogue)

The Gallery Show, Royal Academy of Art, London; curators Norman Rosenthal and Max Wigram
L.A. On My Mind: Recent Acquisitions from MOCA’s Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
crisp, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York
Phil, Hollywood, Los Angeles
Grey Gardens, Curated by Bruce Hainley, Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles
Richard Hawkins, Stan Kaplan, Pae White, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
Mirror Image, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
Dragueur, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow
Sammlung Schürmann, K21 Kunstsammlung im Ständehaus, Düsseldorf (catalogue)

Heads or Tails, Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris
The Communications Department, Anthony Wilkinson Gallery, London; curator Alex Farquharson

Kai Althoff, Thomas Eggerer, Isa Genzken, Richard Hawkins, Jochen Klein, Frances Stark, Vincente Taverne, Wolfgang Tillmans, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
Hairy Forearm’s Self-Referral, Feature, New York

Curious.parking@stupendous.strawberry, Galerie S. & H. Buck, Gent, Belgium; curator Karen Emenheiser (cat.)
Art in the Age of the Consumer: Works from the Collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Feldman Gallery, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles

Three Person Exhibition (with Jeff Ono & Scott Hug), Feature, New York
WOP: works on/off paper, ANP, Antwerp, Belgium
In Your Face, The Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh
Codex USA: Works on Paper by American Artists, Entwhistle, London
Science, Feature, New York
Head, Spanish Kitchen, Los Angeles
The Unreal Person: Portaiture in the Digital Age, Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach, CA, curated by Irit Krieger, (cat.)
Fantastic Matter of Fact, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, curated by Dave Müller
More, Xavier La Boulbenne, New York, curated by Tony Payne “Hollywood Satan”, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica
He Swam Down, Away, Audiello Fine Art, New York, curated by Tony Payne
More, XL Gallery, New York, curated by Tony Payne

Chill, University of California Gallery, Irvine
Hello, Feature, New York
Gnarleyland, Feature, New York
Scene of the Crime, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, curated by Ralph Rugoff (cat.)

Youth Culture Killed My Dog (But I Don’t Really Mind), curated by Joe Scanlan, Kathryn Hixson
Nirvana: Capitalism and the Consumed Image, Center of Contemporary Art, Seattle
Tangles, Otis Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles
How will we behave?,  Robert Prime, London
Ginny Bishton, Richard Hawkins, Pae White, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles

Crystal Blue Persuasion, Feature, New York
The Moderns, Feature, New York; curator Tony Payne
It’s Only Rock & Roll, Phoenix Art Museum; curator David S. Ruben (catalogue)
Narcissistic Disturbance, Otis Gallery, Otis College of Art & Design, Los Angeles; curator Michael Cohen (catalogue: essays by Michael Cohen, Catherine Liu, Laurence A. Rickels)
In A Different Light, University Art Museum, Berkeley; curators Nayland Blake & Larry Rinder (catalogue)

Pure Beauty: Some Recent Work From Los Angeles, American Center, Paris; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, curated by Ann Goldstein
And, Feature, New York
Mechanical Reproduction, Galerie van Gelder, Amsterdam; curator Jack Jaeger (catalogue)

Three-Person Exhibition (with Jennifer Pastor and Lily van der Stokker), Feature, New York
Commodity Image, International Center of Photography, New York; Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; Kunsthal Rotterdam; Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach; High Museum of Art, Atlanta; curator Willis Hartshorn

Trouble Over So Much Skin, Feature, New York
In Pursuit of a Devoted Repulsion, Roy Boyd Gallery, Santa Monica

Stussy, Feature, New York
Three-Person Exhibition (with B. Wurtz and Jory Felice), Roy Boyd Gallery, Santa Monica
Presenting Rearwards, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles; curator Ralph Rugoff (catalogue: essay by Ralph Rugoff)
Examples Cool and Lonely, Roy Boyd Gallery, Santa Monica (portfolio of lithographs)

Que Overdose!,  Mincher/Wilcox Gallery, San Francisco; curator Nayland Blake (catalogue: essay by Nayland Blake)

“Richard Hawkins: Third Mind”, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

“Richard Hawkins – Of Two Minds, Simultaneously”, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther Konig, de Appel Centre for Contemporary Art, Amsterdam

“Richard Hawkins”, by Daniel Buchholz, Christopher Müller, Köln


Richard Hawkins and Elijah Burgher: Sperm Cult, 48 pages, edition of 300. Published by Bad Dimension Press

Christy Lange, “Art Now Vol 3”, Taschen, Köln, pp.228-231

“Red Eye: L.A. Artists from the Rubell Family Collection”, The Rubell Family Collection, Miami
“10 Jahre Sammlung Sal. Oppenheim”, Sal. Oppenheim jr & Cie. S.C.A., Luxembourg, p.343

Bruce Hainley and Liv Stolz, “Another History”, Milliken Gallery publication, Stockholm

“The Blake Byrne Collection”, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, p.41

John Waters and Bruce Hainley, “A New Kind of Arty Sex”, “Art – A Sex Book”,   Thames & Hudson, London, pp.134-143
John Waters and Bruce Hainley: “Nine Sex Questions – Richard Hawkins”, “Art – A Sex Book”, Thames & Hudson, London, p.190

Susan Handel, “Cream-Contemporary Art Culture”, Phaidon Press, London, pp.172- 175

“Narcissistic Disturbance”, exh. cat. Otis Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, pp.27-28


Duncan, Thomas, “@richardhawkins01”, CARLA, p12-17, issue 8, Spring

Hawkins, Richard and Andrew Durbin, “Against Message,” Mousse, April
Cha, Olivian, “Richard Hawkins – Review”, Flash Art, Jan-Feb
Fateman, Johanna, “Critics’ Picks”,, September
Halle, Howard. “Upcoming September shows.” Time Out New York, August: 88
Sutphin, Eric. “Richard Hawkins,” Frieze 29 October: Web
Durbin, Andrew. “Against Message.” Mousse Issue 53 April-May: 280-289
Pagel, David, “Critic’s Choice A foray into clay with stunning results: Richard Hawkins’ ‘New Work’”, Los Angeles Times, October 30
Prince, Mark. “Richard Hawkins.” ArtReview,  March: 140.

D’Aurizio, Michele, review of “Fragile Flowers”, Flash Art, March – April
Gratza, Agnieszka, “Critics’ Picks: Liverpool”,, February 28
“Richard Hawkins: Hijikata Twist”, Your Move, Friday, January 31, p91
Whitfield, Carlton, “Richard Hawkins: Hijikata Twist commissioned by Tate Liverpool”, Purple Revolver, (online) Feb 5
Campbell-Johnston, Rachel, “What’s on: Critic’s Choice”, The Times Saturday Review, (UK) February 22, p20
LeGrand, Gaelle, “’Hijikata Twist’, the other interpretation of Butoh by Richard Hawkins…”, BayTV, March 3
Phi, Darren, “Richard Hawkins: Hijikata Twist” (excerpt of Phi essay), The Double Negative, (online), March 3
Waldron, Sacha, “Richard Hawkins: Hijikata Twist at Tate Liverpool,”, April 28.
Wagley, Catherine, “5 Artsy Things to Do in L.A. this Week”, LA WEEKLY, Wednesday, September 3
Perlson, Hili, “Pieces of a Man: How Art Is Reconstructing the Man In the Era of the Shattered Masculine Identity,” Sleek

Griffin, Jonathan, “Best of 2012: B. Wurtz & Co.”, Frieze, Jan 1, 2013, web only
Kitnick, Alex, “Paperwork: A Brief History of Artists’ Scrapbooks, p84-89, catalog, published by Andrew Roth Gallery, NY
Berardini, Andrew, “Richard Hawkins”, Art Papers, September-October 2013, p56
Tremblay, Nicholas, “L’Atelier – Richard Hawkins”, Numéro, October 2013, p94-96 (French only)
Wolf, Kate, “Review: Bob Mizer and Tom of Finland”,, November 22
Pulitzer, Sam, “The Artists’ Artists: Best of 2013:”, Artforum, p108
Gayletter, “In Conversation with Richard Hawkins”,, (online), December
Knight, Christopher, “Review: Fun to be had in works by Bob Mizer and Tom of Finland”, Los Angeles Times, December 5
“Richard Hawkins at Richard Telles”, Contemporary Art Daily, (web), June 24, 2013
“Group Show at Federica Shiavo”, Contemporary Art Daily, (web), June 27, 2013
Berardini, Andrew, “Best of 2013”, (web), December 24, 2013
Perlson, Hilli, “Pieces of a Man”, Sleek, Winter 2013/2014, p.124-135

Hawkins, Richard.  “500 Words: Richard Hawkins,”  Artforum, 29 February: Web.
Smith, Roberta, “Promising Tyros Join an Art Fair Club”, New York Times, Friday, March 8, 2012
Wiley, Chris,, critics picks, April 2012
Soto, Paul, “B. Wurtz’s Legacy is Unfinished”,, April 4,2012
Griffin, Jonathan, “B. Wurtz, Martin Creed, and Richard Hawkins in L.A.”,, April 2012
Pagel, David, “Refreshingly Back to Basics”, Los Angeles Times, March 30, 2012, p.D13
“’Automaton’ at Daniel Buchholz”, Contemporary Art Daily, (web), June 18, 2012
“Whitney Biennial 2012”, Contemporary Art Daily, (web), May 27th, 2012
“B. Wurtz and Co” at Richard Telles, Contemporary Art Daily, (web), April 28th, 2012

Kotz, Liz,  “Richard Hawkins: Hammer Museum”, Artforum, Summer 2011 pp 396-397
Katsof, Alhena,  “Richard Hawkins: Third Mind”, Kaleidoscope, Issue 10, Spring 2011: 138
Mclean-Ferris, “Camulodunum, Firstsite, Colchest”, The Independent, October 21: Web.
Tillmans, Wolfgang,  “Best of 2011.”  Artforum,  December: 192.
Grabner, Michelle, Review: “Richard Hawkins: Third Mind”,  Xtra Contemporary Art Quarterly, Web, Spring 2011,
Volume 13 Number 3.
Myers, Terry, “Richard Hawkins: Third Mind”, ArtReview, January, (web only)
Pagel, David, “Cornfabulation: Aaron Curry and Richard Hawkins”, Los Angeles Times, Friday, November 18, 2011, pD21
Berardini, Andrew, “Chimerical Coitions”, Artslant, web only, posted November 15, 2011
Young, Paul, “The Beautiful and the Damned”, Los Angeles Times Magazine, February 6, 2011, p. 20 – 23
Knight, Christopher, “Peeling Back Pop Culture’s Layers / Conventions Upended”, Los Angeles Times, Tuesday, February 22, 2011, p. D, D4
Hewitt, Alison, “Art historian, critic brings to light work of artists in shadows”, UCLA Today, April 4, 2011
Buckley, Annie, “Richard Hawkins”, Art in America, online, May 3, 2011
“143 Works: Richard Hawkins”, doingbird, #15, p. 142 – 159
Fitzgerald, Ali, “Richard Hawkins: Scalps, Dungeon Doors, and Salome Paintings”, NYARTS , online, Fall 2011 reviewed
Wagley, Catherine, “Looking at Los Angeles: Killed Posterity”, art:21 blog, 10 March, 2011,  Web
“Aaron Curry and Richard Hawkins at David Kordansky”, Contemporary Art Daily, (web), November 18, 2011
“Richard Hawkins at Daniel Buchholz”, Contemporary Art Daily, (web), August 24th, 2011

Knight, Christopher,  “An L.A. Assembly”, Los Angeles Times, p. D6, November 1, 2010.
Hainley, Bruce, “Clement’s Time”, Artforum, posted October 24. Web
Hodge, Brooke, “Seeing Things: Richard Hawkins’s Haunted Houses”, T Magazine
Smith, Roberta, “Art? Life? Must We Choose?”, New York Times. Friday, July 2, 2010. p. C21, C25.
“Richard Hawkins at Richard Telles”, Contemporary Art Daily, (web), June 16th, 2010
“Richard Hawkins at Greene Naftali”, Contemporary Art Daily, (web), January 9th, 2010
“Sur le Dandysme Aujourd’hui”, catalog, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea Santiago de Compostela

Johnson, Ken, “Art in Review: Richard Hawkins,” New York Times, December 18, 2009, C30.
Ned Holte, Michael, “Top Ten: 10 Richard Hawkins,” Artforum, December 2009, p. 193
Hawkins, Richard, “The Artists Artists: Best of 2009”, Artforum, December 2009, p. 97
Casadio, Mariuccia, “Deduct”, Vogue Italia, April, P.252
Coomer, Martin, “Richard Hawkins, Corvi-Mora, London”, ArtReview, April (rep.)
“Recommended: Richard Hawkins”, The Big Issue, February 16-22, p.31
Francesca Gavin, “Richard Hawkins”, Dazed and Confused, Issue 70, February, p.172
Demeester, Ann, Hainley, Bruce, Hawkins, Richard, “Richard Hawkins, Of two minds, simultaneously” De Appel Arts Centre,
Amsterdam, Exhibition catalogue
Durrant, Nancy, “Frieze Art Fair,” Playlist: The London Times, October 10 – 16, 2009, p.20 (rep.)
“’Frottage’ at Miguel Abreu”, Contemporary Art Daily, (web), December 25th , 2009

Kaiser, Philipp, “Richard Hawkins: Infinitely Desired”, Parkett No. 84, p. 6-14.
Berardini, Andrew, “Cruising Richard Hawkins”, Mousse Magazine No.12, January, p.  4, 5, 108-110, (rep.)
Grabner, Michelle, “Critic’s Picks: Richard Hawkins”,, January 2008
Campagnola, Sonia, “Live from Los Angeles”, Flash Art, January – February 2008, p. 136- 138

Holte, Michael Ned, “On the Ground: Los Angeles” ArtForum, December 2007, pg. 291 (rep.)
Velasco, David. Fall Previews, “Amsterdam: Richard Hawkins at De Appel,” Artforum, September, p. 223.
Brooks, Amra. “Must See Art, Richard Hawkins at Richard Telles Fine Art”, LA Weekly, p. 85, September 13  – 20.
Cotter, Holland. “Good Morning, Midnight.” The New York Times, July 27, p. B30.
Columbus, Nikki. Critic’s Picks, “Good Morning, Midnight.”, July.
Velasco, David. “Richard Hawkins, Preview, De Appel Amsterdam” Artforum, September, p. 223.
Holte, Michael Ned. “Options, not solutions,” Afterall Journal 15, Spring – Summer 2007, p. 36-43.
Eichler, Dominic. “Variety Shows”, Afterall Journal 15 Spring – Summer 2007, p. 44-52.
Schwabsky, Barry. “Richard Hawkins, Corvi-Mora”, ArtForum, March 2007, p. 337

Ward, Ossian. Richard Hawkins, Time Out London, December 19
Krebber, Michael. “Notes from the Slip Box”, Grey Flags, p.149
Taft, Catherine. Critic’s Picks “Untitled Group Exhibition”, October 3 – 14
Wolin, Joseph. “Richard Hawkins” Time Out New York, June 15-21
Farquharson, Alex, “Different Strokes,” Frieze, March, p. 134-139, illus.
Wilshire, Mark. “Le Voyage Intérieur”, Art Monthly, March, p. 29-30

Miles, Christopher. Review, Artforum, February, p. 178-179.
Terry Myers, Review, Modern Painters, February, p. 107.

Holte, Michael Ned. “Critic’s Picks: Richard Hawkins/Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles”, Review:
“My Pop (as told to Russell Ferguson),” Artforum, October issue, p. 265
Abs, Peter. Review, Flash Art, October, p. 132
Krebber, Michael. Review, Texte zur Kunst, Booklet No. 55, September
Myers, Terry R., “Abstract to a fault,” ArtReview, May issue, pp. 58-61

Sussman, Tamara: “Hans Broek, Taft Green, Richard Hawkins,” ArtUS, November/December, p.6.
Rimanelli, David: “Brush Stroke”, in: Artforum, XLII, No. 3, November 2003, p. 46.
Müller, Christopher. “Richard Hawkins”, catalogue ed. by Daniel Buchholz
Meyers, Terry R.: Review, ON PAPER, March/April, pp. 52-53.
Miles, Christopher: “un-real!”, Detour Magazine, April, 03.
Farquharson, Alex: Review, Frieze, September/October, pp. 121-122.
Hawkins, Richard: “Top Ten”, Artforum, Vol. XXXiX, No. 3, Nove, p. 80 (reproduction).
Miles, Christopher: “Notes on Richard Hawkins, Lost Heads”, X-Tra, vol. 1, No. 5, Spring/Summer, pp. 5-6, 11-13.

Coomer, Martin. Review: Time Out London, July, p. 59.
Waldron, Glenn:  “The things we do for art”, i-D, May, pp. 97-98
Pagel, David: “MOCA Sampler is a mixed Treat,” Los Angeles Times, Feb. 8, pp. F1 and F26.

Unruh, Reiner: “Junge Kunst aus Kalifornien,” Kunst-forum International, No. 154, April/May pp. 384-385.
Coles, Sadie: “Mario Testino’s Art Index,” Visionaire, May/June, p. 7.

Coomer, Martin, Review, Time-Out, no. 1554 May 31 – June 7, p. 51.
Farquharson, Alex: Review, Frieze, September/ October, pp 121 –122.
“Collage Hommage”, Gay Times, June, p. 74.
Hawkins, Richard : “Top Ten”, Artforum, Vol. XXXIX, No. 3, November, p. 52.

Cohen, Michael:  Review, Flash Art, pp. 131-132 (reproduction).
Hainley, Bruce: “Message to Michael,” Frieze, September/October, pp. 72-77 (reproduction).
Angus, Ivy: “WOp:ANP Antwerp, Belgium,” ZINGMAGAZINE, vol. 3, spring/summer, pp. 229-30.
Lambrecht, Luc: “Americaans En Toch Niet,” De Morgan, 12 February,  p. 14.
Popelier, Bert: “Jonge Amerikanen,” De Financieel Economische Tijd, February 3, p. 12.

Cotter, Holland: “Art in Review: Jochen Klein, Raghubir Singh Richard Hawkins, Scott Hug and Jeff Ono,” The New York Times, June 26, 1998, page E38
Hainley, Bruce: Review, Artforum, March, p. 106.

Arning, Bill: “More,” Time Out New York, Dec. 24, p.59.
Curtis, Cathy: ” The Cold Shoulder,” Los Angeles Times, (Orange County Ed.), Oct 21, p. F2.
Doran, Ann: Review, Time Out New York, August 7, p. 47.
Ollman, Leah: Review, Los Angeles Times, November 28, p. F31.

Kandel, Susan: Review, Los Angeles Times, May 28, p. F2.
“Goings on About Town,” The New Yorker, August 5, p.14.

Connors, Thomas: Review (Youth Culture Killed My Dog) (But I Don’t Really Mind), New Art Examiner, September, p. 42.
Ericsson, Lars O.: “Tva Kronor Provocerar Mer än Homoerotik,” Dagens Nyheter, November 1, p. B2 (reproduction).
Greene, David A: “Beyond Etch-a Sketch,” Los Angeles Reader, April, p. 20.
Kandel, Susan: “Hawkin’s Latest on Male Desire: Decorative Not Edgy,” Los Angeles Times, April 13, p. F7.
Kandel, Susan: “Taking an Intriguing Look at Three Distinct Visions,” Los Angeles Times, May 28, p. F2.
Knight, Christopher: “Last Chance for Eden: Selected Art Criticism by Christopher Knight, 1979 – 1994,” edited by Malin Wilson,
forward by Dave Hickey. Art Issues Press, Los Angeles, pp. 309 – 312.
Wilk, Deborah: Review (Youth Culture), Flash Art, Summer, p 76.

Breerette, Genevieve: “Tout nouveau, tout beau,” Le Monde, June 8.
Duncan, Michael: “L,A. Rising,” Art in America, December, pp. 72-83.
Fayard, Judy: “Gehry’s Diamond in the Rough,” Wall Street Journal Europe, June 10.
Kapitanoff, Nancy: “Giving Mixed Messages,” Los Angeles Times, May 6, p. F9   (reproduction).
Lieberman, Rhonda: “Revenge of the Mouse Diva: Karen Kilimnik,” Artforum, February, p. 81.
Meyers, Terry: Review, Art Issues, March/April p. 39 (reproduction).
Sanburn, Curt: “At Home with Male Erotica,” Out, April, pp. 116-118.
Wilson, William: “Irony Becomes Stale Second Time Around,” Los Angeles Times, September 28, Section F, pp. 1,12. (reproduction).

Cohen, Michael: “The City Without Organs,” FlashArt, March/April, pp. 67-70 (reproduction).
Duncan, Michael: Review (Hollywood, Hollywood), Art Issues, January/February, page 36.
Kandel, Susan: Review, Los Angeles Times, October 27, pp. F6, F7.
Pagel, David: Review (TRI-Sexual), The Los Angeles Times, April 1, p. 8.

“From New York,” BT-Bijutso Techno, October, p.134.
Carlson, Lance: Review, Artweek, December 17, p. 17.
David, Jennie: “Buttholes, Bricabrac and Body Parts: Marginalia in ‘TrueGrit’,” Gay and Lesbian Times, June 27, p. 56 (reproduction).
Levin, Kim: “Choices,” The Village Voice, August 4, p. 72.
Marrs, Jennifer: “Simple Style with a Complex Meaning,” Courier, October 2, pp. 15, 18.
“Goings on About Town,” The New Yorker, July 27, p. 9.
Pagel, David: Review (three-person exhibition/Roy Boyd), Art Issues, March/April, p. 34 (reproduction).
Pagel, David: “Fluff and Force,” The Los Angeles Times, December 3, p. F4.
Smith, Dean: Review, Artweek,  August 6, p. 34.

Cooper, Dennis: “Openings,” Artforum, November, p. 128 (reproduction).
Fehlau, Fred: Review, Flash Art, November/December.
“Feature Creatures,” Flash Art, November/December, pg. 152.
Gerstler, Amy: Review (Sweet Oleander), Artforum, September, pp. 141-142.
Kandel, Susan: “L.A. in Review,” Arts, October, pp. 103-104.

Abbott, Steve: “Gay Iconography In Context’, Bay Area Reporter, September 20, p. 35.

Fehlau, Fred: “Whose Nature,” Art Issues, May.
Gupta, Sunil: “Homosexualities: AIDS and Representations,” 10-8 Magazine.
Hirsch, Doug: “Art Column,” The Village Voice, January.
Ischar, Doug: “Parallel Oppressions,” Afterimage, February.
Miller, Daryl H.:”Tragedy of AIDS Epidemic Shades Varied Art Works in ‘Against Nature’,” Los Angeles Daily News, January 7.
Pagel, David: Review, Arts, Summer.
Spiegel, Judith: “Brave and Troubled Voices,” Artweek August 12.
Stephens, Richard: “Aspects of Our Corporeal Selves,” Artweek, August 12.

Atkins, Robert: “How do You Photograph AIDS?,” The Village Voice, June 28.


Richard Hawkins and Friends, Paramount Ranch 2, Agoura Hills, CA

Tony Greene, curated by Richard Hawkins and Catherine Opie, Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, NY
Tony Greene, curated by Richard Hawkins and Catherine Opie, “Made in LA”, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Bob Mizer and Tom of Finland, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, curated with Bennett Simpson

Flipside Exterior, Overduin & Kite, Los Angeles, curated by Richard Hawkins

“Untitled,” by Frances Stark, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles (editor)

Score, a novella by Craig Lee, privately published, Los Angeles (co-editor with Dennis Cooper)
Sweet Oleander, an exhibition of work by Tony Greene, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles (curator)
Exhausted Autumn, a collection of fiction, criticism, and testimony for the exhibition “Sweet Oleander,” Los Angeles Contemporary
Exhibitions, Los Angeles (editor)
New Trends in Criticism, a panel discussion, OutWrite Gay and Lesbian Writer’s Conference, San Francisco (panelist)

Against Nature, an exhibition of work by homosexual men, co-curated with Dennis Cooper, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles (catalogue)

Chains of Bitter Illusion, collaborative wall painting with Tony Greene, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles
AIDS and Democracy, a panel discussion organized by Group Material, DIA Art Foundation, New York (panelist)


Hawkins, Richard and Elijah Burgher, “Sperm Cult,” Bad Dimension Press: Los Angeles

Richard Hawkins & William S. Burroughs, Cerith Wyn Evans, Isa Genzken, Tom of Finland at Galerie Buchholz, Berlin”,
Mousse Magazine, (link), Jan 2, 2015

“Tony Greene: Curated by Richard Hawkins and Catherine Opie.” ArtReview :78- 83

“Glue and Cum”, Paperwork: A Brief History of Artists’ Scrapbooks, p148, published by Andrew Roth Gallery, NY
“Fragile Flowers”, a collection of short fiction, published by La Presse du réel

2012 Whitney Biennial catalog, “Ankoku”, p132-133
“Strange Magic: Gustave Moreau’s Salome”, essay, Gustave Moreau, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
“500 Words: Richard Hawkins.” Artforum. 29 February: Web

“Hicksploitation.” (text on Aaron Curry) Kaleidoscope. February-March

“Enigmarelle: The Statuesque.” Parkett No. 82: pp. 120-129.

“I Feel Mysterious Today,” Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, curated by Dominic Molon (with Sarah Gavlak, PBICA consulting curator)

“Postmortem: Devil May Sign,” ArtUS, June/August, pp. 44-45

Mirage #4/Period(ical) #1, ed. by Kevin Killian and Dodie Bellamy, San Francisco
Ewert, Mark, and Watkins, Mitchell, editors, Ruh Roh!, Issue One, Winter, published by Feature, New York, and Instituting
Contemporary Idea, pp. 140-144 (reproduction of artwork)
“The Magician, ME,” Some Weird Sin, ed. by Wayne Smith and Rex Ray, San Francisco
“Paul McCarthy,” Art Issues, March/April, p. 37.

“Grim,” The Body, The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, (exhibition catalogue).
“Sleepy Hollow,” Discontents, ed. by Dennis Cooper, Grove Press, New York
“Dennis Cooper,” Detour, June
“Ghostwritten,” essay for exhibition catalogue Exhausted Autumn, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles
Exhausted Autumn, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles

“RE: Punch Agonistes”, an essay, Richard Kuhlenschmidt Gallery,  Los Angeles
Framework Magazine, Fall.
“Dear World”, San Francisco pp. 86-87.
“A Collection of Seven Pieces,” Farm, guest edited by Dennis Cooper, Feature, New York, and Instituting Contemporary Idea.
“Just Pathetic,” Art Issues, November, p. 33.
“Shut Up,” Framework, Vol. 3, Issue 2-3, pp. 40-41.

“Untitled,” contribution to publication for the exhibition “Loaded,” Richard Kuhlenschmidt Gallery, Los Angeles
“Horror of Nature,” (collaboration with Tony Greene) Real Life Magazine, Winter, pp. 21-24.

“Milzsucht und Ideal,” Revenge, Vol.1, No. 1.
“Notations Toward Deciphering Elements of Illness and Loss Through J.K. Huysman’s ‘Against Nature’,” essay for exhibition
catalogue “Against Nature”, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles


Atlas Bar & Grill, Los Angeles (April)

A Different Light Bookstore, West Hollywood (June)

Blue Door Bookstore, San Diego (September)
Beyond Baroque, Venice (July)
Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles (July)
Southern Exposure, San Francisco (March)

A Different Light Bookstore, San Francisco (December)
The Kitchen (November)

Otis Parsons, Los Angeles (November)
Simon Watson (June)
Beyond Baroque, Venice CA (June)
Beyond Baroque, Venice CA (May)
Beyond Baroque, Venice CA (February)

Beyond Baroque, Venice CA (October)


Hayden Distinguished Scholar, Yale School of Art, Yale University, New Haven, CT

Residency, The American Academy in Berlin Fellow

France Los Angeles Residency Exchange, Bordeaux, France

California Community Foundation Fellowship for Visual Artists

Otis College of Design Faculty Development Grant

US/Japan Creative Artist Fellowship

Art Matters Fellowship


2014 – ongoing

2013 – ongoing
Tony Greene archive, commentary by Richard Hawkins:

“Squirreled Away”, Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA (no longer extant)

“The Vampire Lecture-Notes,” (collaboration with Laurence A. Rickels), University of Minnesota Press (no longer extant)