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MINDY SHAPERO
Born 1974 in Louisville, KY
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA


EDUCATION
2003 MFA, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
1997 BFA, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
1996 New York Studio Program, Independent Studio, ACAID, New York, NY


SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2021 Lost in Space, Nino Mier Gallery, Brussels, BE 
2020 Midnight Portal Scars, Nino Mier Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2018 Hypnagogia, Rental Gallery, East Hampton, NY
         Second Sleep, The Pit, Los Angeles, CA
2012 Blinded by the Light, The Breeder, Athens, Greece
2011 Breaking Open the Head, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY
2008 Inside the Bottomless Pit, Anna Helwing Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2007 Heavy Light, The Breeder, Athens, Greece
2006 Inside the circle traps (in a zombie state walking around in tight circles from looking too deep into the blinded by the light; some get out and some don’t.), Anna Helwing Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
         The Infinite Truths of Flatterland, CRG Gallery, New York, NY
         Diptych, Mindy Shapero and Jockum Nordström, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH
2004 Take Your Eyes Out to Sea, Anna Helwing Galler, Los Angeles, LA


GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2020 Echo Chords, Nino Mier Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2018 Taurus and the Awakener, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 
2017 Pivotal: Highlights from the Collection, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA 
2015 NO MAN’S LAND: Women Artists from the Rubell Family Collection, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL 
2014 NOW-ism: Abstraction Today, Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, OH
2013 Visions from Beyond: A Foray into Metaphysics and Materiality, Galerie Isa, Mumbai, India
         Jew York, Untitled and Zach Feuer Gallery, New York, NY
2012 Storytelling as Craft, Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, Louisville, KY
         Flights From Wonder, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
2011 Los Angeles Projects, Susanne Vielmetter, Culver City, CA
2010 New Art for a New Century: Recent Acquisitions 2000-2009, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
         You’ve Gone Too Far This Time, Faggionato Fine Art, London, UK
2009 Construct and Desolve, works on paper by artists from Los Angeles, Galerie Sabine Knust, Munich, DE
         Bitch is the new Black, curated by Emma Grey, Honor Fraser Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
         Yayoi Kusama, Eva Rothschild, Bharti Kehr and Mindy Shapero, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY
2008 The Plural Dimensionality of Rapture, curated by Elizabeth Dunbar, Arthouse, Austin, TX
         Looky See: A Summer Show, Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
         Currents: Recent Acquisitions, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, D.C.
2007 Sculptors’ Drawings: Ideas, Studies, Sketches, Proposals, and More, Angles Gallery,  Santa Monica, CA 
         Like color in pictures, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
         Exit Music (for a film), Grimm/Rosenfeld, New York, NY
2006 L.A. Trash and Treasure, Milliken Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
         The Uncertainty of Objects and Ideas, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, D.C.,
2005 Nathalie Obadia Gallery, Paris
         Untitled, curated by Kristin Chambers, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA 
         Rogue Wave, LA Louver, Venice, CA
         Thing — New Sculpture From LA, The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
         There is no such thing as the real world, Galleri MGM, Oslo, Norway
2004 California Biennial, curated by Elizabeth Armstrong and Irene Hofmann, Orange County Museum of Contemporary Art, Newport Beach, CA
         Stay Inside, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2003 Anna Helwing Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

PUBLICATIONS
2009 Vitamin 3D, Phaidon Press
2007 Like Color for Pictures, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
2006 The Uncertainty of Objects and Ideas, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington D.C.
2005 Rogue Wave, LA Louver, Venice, CA
         THING, The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
2004 California Biennial, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA


AWARDS
2006 Will-Grohmann Prize, Berlin, Germany
 

COLLECTIONS
The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, NY
KMAC Museum, Louiseville, KY
Hirschorn Museum, Washington, D.C.
Orange County Museum of Contemporary Art, Newport Beach, CA
Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Orange Park, KS
Tang Museum, New York, NY
Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL.