BIOGRAPHY

EDUCATION
1999 M.F.A. Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
1989 B.A. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, (American Literature)

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2019
TIF SIGFRIDS, Athens, GA (forthcoming)
2017
Pictures, TIF SIGFRIDS, Los Angeles, CA
2016
Mertzbau: an exhibition by Joe Sola featuring Albert Mertz, TIF SIGFRIDS, Los Angeles, CA
2015
A Painted Horse by Joe Sola (with Matthew Chambers, Sayre Gomez, Rudy K. Slobeck, and others), TIF SIGFRIDS, Los Angeles, CA
Car sales people selling my paintings at Art Los Angeles Contemporary, ALAC, TIF SIGFRIDS,
Barker Hanger, Santa Monica, CA
Studio Visit, Landmarks, University of Texas at Austin, TX
Watercolor, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH
2014
Brownsound, Expo Chicago, TIF SIGFRIDS, Los Angles, CA
American Sex Room and Other Works, Blackston, New York, NY
2013
Portraits: an exhibition in Tif Sigfrids' ear, TIF SIGFRIDS, Los Angeles, CA
Der Hintern in Der Luft, 356 Mission Road, Los Angeles, CA (performance with Michael Webster)
2011
The Senior Discount, Blackston, New York, NY *
2010
I found some Bic pens by the railroad tracks, The Happy Lion, Los Angeles, CA
Talking about my drawings with escorts, MOT International, London, England curated by Becky Koblick
2009
Open Space Cologne Art Fair, Hilary Crisp Gallery, Cologne, Germany
2008
Male Fashion Models Make Conceptual Art, Hilary Crisp Gallery, London, England
New York Mega Millions and other work, Bespoke Gallery, New York, NY
2007
The buck stops here, Bucket Rider Gallery, Chicago, IL
3's, p/m Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2006
Let's go do some watercolor painting, Bespoke Gallery, New York, NY
Grin and Bear It, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH
Taking a Bullet, Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta, GA *
2005
Taking a Bullet, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS (*catalogue)

2019
In Production: Art and the Studio System, Yuz Museum Shanghai, China, curated by Rita Gonzales
Scattered and Smothered, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA presented by Howard's
Household Effects, La Loma Projects, Pasadena, CA
Video in Site, The Armory, Pasadena, CA (Screening)
2018
Upstairs at Rental, Rental Gallery, East Hampton, New York
2017
Videos for a Stadium, UK Art Museum, Lexington, KY (screening)
2016
L.A. Exuberance: New Gifts by Artists, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Mystery Theatre Sports Bar, Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Curated by Lucas Wrench
MIKE! MIKE!, DXIX Projects, Venice, CA
2015
Dallas Medianale, The McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX
2014
Damage Control: Art and Destruction since 1950, Musée d'Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg, Luxembourg City, traveling to Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Austria*
Another Cats Show, 356 Mission Road, Los Angeles, CA
A Variety Show: A Variety Show hosted by Denver Smith, TIF SIGFRIDS, Los Angeles, CA (performance)
Greetings from L.A.: De los artistas norteamericanos Gracie Devito George Porcari y Joe Sola @Tif's Desks, The Colombo Americano, Bogota, Colombia
2013
Damage Control: Art and Destruction since 1950, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden,
Washington DC, Curated with Russell Ferguson *