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AMY ADLER

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Biography


Born in New York
Lives and works in Los Angeles


Education

2011 MFA, USC School of Cinematic Arts
1995 MFA, University of California, Los Angeles
1994 American Photography Institute, National Graduate Seminar New York University, New York
1989 BFA, The Cooper Union, New York
1987 Hochschule der Künste, Berlin


Solo exhibitions

2014
Location, ACME, Los Angeles

2012
The Director, Drammens Museum, Drammen

2010
Runaway, c/o – Gerhardsen Gerner, Berlin

2007
Phantom Instrument, c/o – Atle Gerhardsen, Berlin
The Lesson, The Apartment, Athens, Greece
Player’s History, Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
The Sky Observer’s Guide (with Amy Cook), ACME. at Domestic, Los Angeles

2006
Make-Believe, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen
Director, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego

2005
The Rainbow Hour, ACME, Los Angeles

2004
Virgin Sacrifice, Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo
Unsolved Problems of Gravity, Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Milan

2002
Unknown, Casey Kaplan, New York
Young Photographer, c/o – Atle Gerhardsen, Berlin
different girls, Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo
Amy Adler Photographs Leonardo Di Caprio, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
Amy Adler: Centerfold, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

2001
Amy Adler photographs Leonardo diCaprio, The Photographers’ Gallery, London
Record of the Year, Art Statements, Art/32/Basel, Basel

2000
Chapter & Verse, Casey Kaplan 10–6, New York
different girls, No Limits Gallery, Milan

1999
Only One, c/o – Atle Gerhardsen, Oslo
Why Would I Lie? Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo
Nervous Character, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles

1998
Focus Series: Amy Adler, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
The Problem Child, Entwistle Gallery, London

1997
Once in Love With Amy, Casey Kaplan, New York

1996
What Happened to Amy? Casey Kaplan, New York

1994
Amy Adler Photographs, TRI Gallery, Los Angeles


Film

2012
Mein Schloss, Written and Directed by Amy Adler. 26-minuted documentary film
Film Festivals: Outfest 2013, Portland Film Festival 2013, LA Shorts Fest 2013

2009
Ready For Love, Written and Directed by Amy Adler. 6-minute documentary film
Film Festivals: Outfest 2013


Group exhibitions

2014
20 Years Of Acme, ACME, Los Angeles
Left Coast: Recent Acquisitions of Contemporary Art, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara

2013
The Very Large Array, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego

2012                          
Accrochage, Gerhardsen Gerner, Berlin

2011
Goldmine: Contemporary Works From The Collection Of Sirje And Michael Gold, UAM - University Art Museum, Long Beach
The Artist’s Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

2010
The Artist’s Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, Los Angeles
Tracks and Traces, Galleria In Arco, Turin
The Pencil of Nature, Julie Saul Gallery, New York
DarkHorse, PHIL art / objects, Los Angeles

2009
Wall Rockets, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York; The Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo
Superficiality and Superexcrescence, Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles
Drawing the Line, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego
RE:NEW, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara

2008
Nord Nord West – Vibeke Tandberg, Annika Ström, Vanessa Baird, Amy Adler, c/o – Atle
Gerhardsen, Berlin
Drawing the Line, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego
WALL ROCKETS: Contemporary Artists and Ed Ruscha, FLAG Art Foundation, New York City

2007
Shared Women, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles
Multiple Vantage Points, Southern California Women Artists, 1980–2006, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles

2006
HOLLYWOOD IS A VERB, The Broad Art Foundation, Santa Monica

2005
High Drama: Eugene Berman and The Legacy of the Melancholic Sublime, Georgia Museum of Art, Athens

2004
Perspectives at 25, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston
Monument To Now, Desde Foundation, Athens
Subway Series, The Bronx Museum, New York
Paper, Patricia Faure gallery, Los Angeles

2003
Something More Than Five Revolutionary Seconds, Fodazione Davide Halevim, Milan
160 Meisterzeichnungen, Oldenburger Kunstverein, Oldenburg
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles
Imperfect Innocence, Contemporary Museum, Baltimore
Imperfect Innocence, Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, Lake Worth

2002
The Image Regained: Painting and Photography in the Eighties and
Nineties, Museo Cantonale d'Arte, Lugano
LA on My Mind, Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, Los Angeles
supersonic & alien, curated by Gigiotto del Vecchio, galleria s.a.l.e.s., Rome
Summer Cinema, Casey Kaplan, New York
Majestic Sprawl: Recent Los Angeles Photography, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena

2001
New Acquisitions from the Dakis Joannou Collection, Deste Foundation, Athens
The Americans-New Art, curated by Mark Sladen, Barbican Gallery, London
Castello di Rivoli, Turin
Relative Positions: Amy Adler, Liza May Post, Francesca Woodman, curated by Paola
Morsiani, Perspectives Gallery, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston
1998–2001, Deste Foundation, Athens

2000
Urs Fischer with Amy Adler, Delfina Project Space, London
Garden Party, curated by Laurie Simmons, No Limits Events, Milan
Kwangju Biennale 2000, Kwangju
Casey Kaplan 10–6, New York
Made in California, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles
Library, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles

1999
I’m not here: Constructing Identity at the turn of the Century, Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg
The Perfect Life: Artifice in L.A., 1999, Duke University Museum of Art, Durham

1998
Still and Otherwise, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles
Where is your rupture? The Swiss Institute, New York
Phoenix Triennial, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix

1997
Spheres of Influence: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art Los
Angeles, Los Angeles
The Name of the Place, curated by Laurie Simmons, Casey Kaplan, New York

1996
Stream of Consciousness: 8 Los Angeles Artists, University Art Museum, Santa Barbara
Be Specific, curated by Michael Duncan, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles
Gender, Fucked, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle
Skin Deep, Thomas Solomon's Garage, Los Angeles
A Glimpse of the Norton Collection, curated by Kim Dingle, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica
Self-portrayal, Post, Los Angeles
Greatest Hits, TRI Gallery, Los Angeles
In a Different Light, curated by Nayland Blake and Lawrence Rinder, University Art Museum, Berkeley

1994
Summer 1994, TRI Gallery, Los Angeles
SuperWoman, Fine Arts Gallery, University of California, Irvine
Loose Slots, curated by Richard Kuhlenscmidt, Temporary Contemporary, Las Vegas


Special projects

2006
Amy Cook. The Sky Observer’s Guide. CD. Root House Records, drawings by Amy Adler, Austin

2002
Centerfold, Artforum: Contributor, January, p112–113.
Amy Adler Curates Joni Mitchell, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles

1998
Amy Adler Curates Joni Mitchell, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions

1995
P.S. I Love You, Bop Magazine, March


Awards and fellowships

1994
Delfina Studio Trust, Artist In residence, London, England
American Photography Institute Fellowship, National Graduate Seminar, New York University, New York
Levinson Scholarship, UCLA, Los Angeles
Los Angeles Center for Photographic Studies, Olsons Materials Grant


Public collections

Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
The Broad Art Foundation, Santa Monica
LA County Museum of Art, Los Angeles
Drammens Museum, Drammen
UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego