EVE FOWLER

EVE FOWLER

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Sites of Reason: A Selection of Recent Acquisitions, 2017, Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, Installation view
Sites of Reason: A Selection of Recent Acquisitions, 2017, Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, Installation view
The Brightsiders, 2017, Verge Center of the Arts, Sacramento, California, Installation view
as it if it is to be, 2016, Fourteen30 Contemporary, Portland, OR, Installation view
as it if it is to be, 2016, Fourteen30 Contemporary, Portland, OR, Installation view
as it if it is to be, 2016, Fourteen30 Contemporary, Portland, OR, Installation view
as it if it is to be, 2016, neon, 36 x 6 inches, edition 1 of 3
In and on. New and try. In and this. Which and felt. Come and leave. By and well returned., 2016,
In and on. New and try. In and this. Which and felt. Come and leave. By and well returned., 2016, xerox on paper, 30 x 22.5 inches (76.2 x 57.2 cm)
having had it in way the having had it anyway having had it anyway having had it in that way, having had it and had and heard it in this way mountains are understood, 2015, Xerox on paper, 26 1/8 x 21 1/8 inches (66.35 x 53.35 cm) each, EF15.006
I want to tell about fire, 2015, acrylic and screen print on canvas, 69 x 48 inches (175.3 x 122 cm), EF15.012
would men differ from women this might be distress., 2015, screen print poster collage, 28 x 22 inches (71.1 x 55.9 cm), EF15.020
Let us wash our hair and stare at mountain ranges., 2015, acrylic and screen print on canvas, 18 x 72 inches (45.7 x 182.9 cm), EF15.009
RUB HER COKE, 2015, brass inlaid in black walnut, 48 inches diameter x 1 inch thick (121.9 x 2.54 cm), EF15.003
The Difference is Spreading, 2015, Artspace, Sydney, Australia, Installation view
LAND Manifest Destiny Billboard Project, 2014, Beaumont, Houston, Installation view
LAND Manifest Destiny Billboard Project, 2014, Beaumont, Houston, Installation view
Untitled, 2005, C Print, 30 x 40 inches (76.2 x 101.6 cm), edition of 3 with 2 AP’s, EF07.024

Born 1964, Philadelp|hia
Lives and works in Los Angeles

EDUCATION

1990-92
Yale University, MFA, Photography

1982-86
Temple University, BA, Journalism

SELECTED SOLO & TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2018
Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, Scotland
Language that Rises, NINO MIER GALLERY, Los Angeles
2017
Roof Project, Half Gallery, New York
2016
with is which it as it if it is to be, Participant, New York
as it if it is to be, Fourteen30 Contemporary, Portland
2015

the difference is spreading, NINO MIER GALLERY, Los Angeles
A Spectacle and Nothing Strange, Artist Space, Sydney, Australia
A Spectacle and Nothing Strange, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge

2014
IT IS SO, IS IT SO, The Manifest Destiny Billboard Project, Houston

2013
Anyone Telling Anything Is Telling That Thing, University Art Gallery, Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
Eve Fowler/Sam Gordon Feature, New York
Eve Fowler/Sam Gordon, Printed Matter, New York
Eve Fowler/Caroline May, The Apartment, Athens

2012
Fowler/Gordon, USC Roski School of Art, Los Angeles

2011
Two Serious Ladies Passover, Night Gallery, Los Angeles

2010
Eve Fowler & Anna Sew Hoy, Ditch Projects, Eugene
One Thing I Forgot to Tell You, Horton Gallery (L.E.S. Sundays), New York
Eve Fowler, Apartment 2 Gallery, Los Angeles

2007
Gold Star, Tom Solomon @ Rental Gallery, Los Angeles

2006
Wimmin by Womyn who love Wymin, with A.L. Steiner, Harvey Levine Gallery

1999
Julie Saul Gallery, New York
C.F.P.S. Gallery, Cedar Rapids
Eve Fowler: New Photographs, The Floating Gallery, Winnipeg

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018

(Forthcoming) Moments of Being: an exhibition based on the writings of Virginia Woolf, Tate St. Ives, Pallant House, and The Fitzwilliam Museum

2017
EXTRATEXTUAL, Contemporary Calgary, Calgary
Women to the Front, Lumber Room,Portland, OR
“in the hopes of not being considered”, Kate Werble Gallery, New York
FOUND: Queer Archaeology; Queer Abstraction, Leslie Lohman Museum, New York

The Brightsiders, Verge Center of the Arts, Sacramento, CA

2016

Pride Goes Before a Fall/Beware of a Holy Whore/Mise en Abyme, Artists Space, New York
Queering the Bibliobject, Center for Book Arts, New York
Emotional Signs, Good Children Gallery, New Orleans

2015
Books Fuel Ideas: Lizzi Bougatsos, Eve Fowler and Sam Gordon, Curated by Katerina Llanes and Amanda Keeley, in collaboration with Exile Books

2014
Cherub, curated by Andrew Berardini and Brian Kennon, 2nd Cannons, Los Angeles
Sites of Reason: A Selection of Recent Acquisitions, Museum of Modern Art, New York
LAND Manifest Destiny Billboard Project, Beaumont, Houston

2013
Dig the Dig, Santa Monica Museum of Art
Summer Show, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin
Letters to Los Angeles, Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles
In the Name of Good Company, ForYourArt, Los Angeles
In Unison, Get This! Gallery, Atlanta

2012
Venice Beach Biennial, part of Made in LA 2014 with the Hammer Museum and LAXART, Los Angeles
B-Out, Andrew Edin Gallery, New York
Fuel for the Fire, Curated by Dawn Kasper, Temporary Space, New York, July 5-31
This is it with it as it is, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin
Day Break, Emma Grey HQ, Los Angeles
In the evening there is feeling, permanent public art installation, Night Gallery, Los Angeles

2011
Whole Halves, a collaboration between Two Serious Ladies (Eve Fowler and Anna Sew Hoy) and Mariah Garnett, W/–, New York
Greater Los Angeles, Curated by Joel Mesler, UNTITLED, New York
Gloria Hole, Fireplace Projects, East Hampton
Les Paris Sont Ouverts, Freud Museum, London
Los Angeles Museum of Ceramic Art, ACME, Los Angeles

2010
The California Biennial, Orange County Museum of Art, Orange County
50 Artists Photograph the Future, Higher Pictures, New York
A about Bauhaus..harm neu tues, Cardwell Jimmerson, Los Angeles
The Secret Knows, Los Angeles Nomadic Division, Austin
Muse, Tulane University Art Gallery, New Orleans
You Gave Me Brave, curated by Young Chung, S1F, Los Angeles
Ridyculus Hits Bottom, Leo Koenig Gallery, New York
Disorganized, curated by Jacob Robichaux, Museum 52, New York
Inside of Me, Phil, Los Angeles
Twenty Years Ago Today, Japanese American Museum, Los Angeles
Hello Liberty, Dalton Gallery, Agnes Scott College, Decatur Georgei
The Whole World is Watching, curated by Irene Tsatsos, Glendale College Art Gallery, Glendale

2008
Small Things End, Great Things Endure, New Langton Art, San Francisco
The Way We Rhyme: Women, Art & Politics, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco
Les Autres Araki- Christopherson- Fowler, Ratio 3, San Francisco
Criteria, Gallery Perdida, Berlin

2007
Distinctive Messenger, Curated by Simon Watson & Craig Hensala, Los Angeles
Multiple Vantage Points: Southern California Women Artists, 1980-2006,
Barnsdall Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles
Shared Women, Organized by A.L. Steiner, Eve Fowler & Emily Roysdon, LACE, Los Angeles
Imposing Order: Contemporary Photography and the Archive, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
Blow Both of Us, curated by Shannon Ebner & Adam Putnam, Participant, New York

2006
Too Much Love, organized by Amy Adler, Angels Gallery, Los Angeles
The Fantasy of Failed Utopias and a Girl’s Daydream, Kuenstlerhaus, Stuttgart and Videos IM Balhaus Ost, Berlin
Chaos or Control, curated by James Welling, UCLA School of Architecture Gallery, Los Angeles
Many, Many Guys and Girls All of them Real Beauties, organized by Julian Hoeber, Participant, New York
Ridykeulous, curated by A.L Steiner and Nicole Eisenman Participant, New York

2005
Into Thin Air, curated by Daren Klein, The One Institute, Los Angeles
Editions Fawbush, Conner Contemporary, Washington, DC

2004
Sundown Salon, curated by Fritz Haeg, Los Angeles

2003
Retreat, Peres Projects, Los Angeles

2002
The Lunatics Have Taken Over The Asylum, Works on Paper, Los Angeles
A Work in Progress: Selections from the New Museum Collection, New Museum, New York

2001
Fresh: The Altoids Curiously Strong Collection, New Museum, New York
Game Face, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

2000
Representing, The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York

1999
Female, curated by Vince Aletti, Wessel + O’Connor, New York
Recent Editions From Editions Fawbush, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston
Changing Faces, Jim Kempner Fine Art, New York
Summer Reading: Photographer’s Fascination: Books, Yancey Richardson, New York

1998
Naked & Famous, New Photography, Jessica Fredricks Gallery, New York
White Room, White Columns, New York
Portraits, Paul Morris Gallery, New York

1997
Adolescents, Julie Saul Gallery, New York
Coming of Age, White Columns, New York

1996
Portraiture, Contemporary Photographs, White Columns, New York

1992
MFA Thesis Show, Yale University, New Haven

1988
Traveled to: City Gallery of Contemporary Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

SCREENINGS

2017
with is which it as it if it is to be, A Film by Eve Fowler, MOCA, Los Angeles

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2016
Ho, Yin, Critics Pick, Artforum
Valinsky, Rachel, Review: Eve Fowler, Participant Inc Millenium Film Journal
Slenske, Michael. “Eve Fowler.” Cultured Magazine
Slenske, Michael.  “Upmarket flea markt: Rob Pruitt’s high-art bazaar hits the West Coast.” Wallpaper. February 18.

Lowry, Rachel and Caroline Smith. “Discover the Unsung American Female Photographers of the Past Century.” TIME. March 22, 2016

2015

Wu, Su, A Two Year, 100-Billboard Celebration of Going West, New York Times, T Magazine, June 23.
Rice, Randy, Review: Eve Fowler at MIER Gallery, Contemporary Art Review, June 16.
Dillon, Stephen, Eve Fowler Appropriates Gertrude Stein at MIER Gallery, Artsy, June 12.
Wagley, Catherine, Eve Fowler: the difference is spreading, LA Weekly, June 2.
Perta, Litia, Eve Fowler, Artillery Magaizine, May.
Mizota, Sharon, Review: Eve Fowler imagine Gertrude Stein’s words as a cisual cacophony, the Los Angeles Time, March 27.
Wagley Catherine, Art Picks, LA Weekly

2014
Sites of Reason, Museum of Modern Art, New York, May 16.

2011
Kiltson, Lyra, Los Angeles Museum of Ceramic Art, Artforum Critics Picks, Artforum February.
Lehrer-Graiwer, Sarah, 2010 California Biennial, Artforum, January.

2010
Bollen, Christopher, L.A. Art World, Artist Curated Projects, Interview Magazine, December.
A.L. Steiner, Artist Picks Best of 2010, Artforum, December.
North Drive Press, NDP #5, Eve Fowler and A.L. Steiner.

2009
Momin, Shamim, Studio Visits, New York Times, T magazine, August 26.
Eve Fowler, Hole of Desire, NY Arts, March.

2008
Summers, Robert, The Way That We Rhyme, ArtUS, September. Frieze Online December.

2007
Holte, Michael Ned, On The Ground, Los Angeles, Artforum December.
Molesworth, Helen, Feminism, Artforum, May.
Russell, Christopher, Don’t Look Back, Artillery, May.

2006
Segade, Alex. Eve Fowler & A.L. Steiner, ArtUS, May-June.

2005
Blank, Gil. Influence, September.

2002
Wood, Eve. “Los Angeles”, Artnet, August.

2001
Aletti, Vince, “Review: Snips, Snails and Puppy Dogs Tails.” Village Voice.

1999
Arning, Bill, “Review: Eve Fowler Portraits”, Time Out New York, March 25.
Johnson, Ken, “Review: Eve Fowler Portraits”, The New York Times, March 26.
Aletti, Vince, “Review: Eve Fowler Portraits”, Village Voice, March 24.

1998
Johnson, Ken, “Naked and Famous”, The New York Times, July 10.
Harris, Elise, “Naked and Famous”, Out Magazine, July.

1997
“Adolescents”, New York Magazine, August 4.
Arning, Bill, “Adolescents”, Time Out New York, August 7.
Cotter, Holland, “Adolescents”, The New York Times, August 1.
Smith, Roberta, “Review: Fandom, White Columns.” The New York Times, November 14.

COLLECTIONS & AWARDS

Museum of Modern Art, New York
Printed Matter Awards for Artists, 2009
California Community Foundation Award, 2007
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
The New Museum, New York City
The Peter Reed Foundation Grant
The Smithsonian Institute
Art Center College of Design Faculty Enrichment Grant
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles

RESIDENCIES

2015
Residential Studio Artist, Artist Space, Sydney

2013
BOFFO, Fire Island, New York

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“Eve Fowler: what a slight. what a sound. what a universal shudder.
Art Monthly
July-August 2018
By Catherine Spencer
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“Art Matters Names 2017 Grantees”
ArtNews
December 12, 2017
By Alex Greenberger
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“Nasty Woman’s PJs Are the Perfect Art Basel Souvenir”
The Creators Project
December 4, 2016
By Beckett Mufson
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“Art, literature merge in exhibit”
Pantagraph
October 20, 2016
By Dan Craft
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“Eve Fowler”
Cultured Magazine
October 6, 2016
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“Discover the Unsung American Female Photographers of the Past Century”
TIME
March 22, 2016
By Caroline Smith and Rachel Lowry
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“Upmarket flea market: Rob Pruitt’s high-art bazaar hits the West Coast”
Wallpaper
February 18, 2016
By Michael Slenske
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“Interpreting Gertrude Stein”
LA Weekly
July 25, 2015
By Catherine Wagley
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“A Two-Year, 100-Billboard Celebrating of Going West”
T Magazine
June 23, 2015
By Su Wu
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“Review: Eve Fowler at MIER Gallery”
Contemporary Art Review
June 16, 2015
By Randy Rice
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“Eve Fowler Appropriates Gertrude Stein at MIER GALLERY”
Artsy Editorial
June 12, 2015
By Stephen Dillon
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“Eve Fowler: the difference is spreading”
LA Weekly
June 2, 2015
By Catherine Wagley
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“Eve Fowler”
Artillery Magazine
May 2015
By Litia Perta
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“Review: Eve Fowler imagines Gertrude Stein’s words as a visual cacophony”
The Los Angeles Times
March 27, 2015
By Sharon Mizota
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“This Wildly Creative Art Project Transformed an Ugly Interstate into a 2,400-Mile-Long Visual Masterpiece”
Smithsonian Magazine
November 12, 2015
By Margot Dougherty
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“Eve Fowler and A.L. Steiner”
March 19, 2010
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“Studio Visit: Group Shows”
August 25, 2009
By Shamim Momin
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“Worlds Apart”
Artforum
May 2007
By Helen Molesworth
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“Interview: Eve Fowler”
Influence Magazine
Issue 2, 2004

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