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b . 1972, lives and works in Los Angeles


2005 MFA Art - Art Center College of Design

2000 MA Fine Art – Print Making, California State University Fullerton

1995 BA – California State University Fullerton


Founder and publisher, 2nd Cannons Publications


Solo Exhibitions


Mesler&Hug at i-20, New York, NY


Trudi, Los Angeles, CA

Daniel Hug Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Solo Exhibition, Liste, the young Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland


TRUDI Los Angeles, California


Hello Victims, MFA exhibition, Art Center College, Pasadena, CA


Selected Group Exhibition


Under a Vanishing Light: New Work from L.A. Fourteen30, Portland, OR


To Illustrate and Multiply: An Open Book, curated by Lynda Bunting and Lisa Gabrielle, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

Artist as Publisher, Center for Book Arts, New York, NY

Beyond Kiosk, curated by Christoph Keller, Chaumont, Chaumont France

Desertshore, curated by Jan Tumlir. Luckman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Against the Grain, curated by Christopher Russell. Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA

Beyond Kiosk, curated by Christoph Keller, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn Germany

Machine for Living Color, organized by Jennifer Tobias. Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

A Dead Serious Group Show. Sister, Los Angeles, CA

You, Who’s Beauty Was Famous In Rome, curated by Andrew Berardini & Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer. Mandarin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Gaping Hole Found In Universe, Danial Hug Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Beyond Kiosk, curated by Christoph Keller, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA


The Wi-Tang/Googolplex Show (Congress), curated by Darren Bader. Gavin Brown Enterprise @ passerby. New York, NY

Don't Torture the Rotten Ducklings, organized by Gean Moreno and Nicholas Frank. Institute of Visual Arts. Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Trudi: No Jerks, curated by Matthew Chambers and Catherine Taft. Rental Gallery, New York, New York

Corpus Humorous, curated by Katie Herzog. Shatford Library, Pasadena California


Deitch Paper Store, Art Basel Miami Beach

6+6+06, curated by Jan Tumlir, USC Graduate Fine Arts Studios, Los Angeles, California


Post-Postcard, Outpost for Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California

Supersonic, Los Angeles Design Center, Los Angeles, California


New Wight Biennial, UCLA Wight Gallery, Los Angeles, Califorrnia



She Has a Hot Ass (w/ Darren Bader & Chris Lipomi), 2nd Cannons Publications, 2009

Desertshore (w/ Jan Tumlir), 2nd Cannons Publications, 2008

Leisure: An Art Journal: Issue #0 a questionnaire, 2nd Cannons Publications, January 2007

Telivision Could Be Much Better: On the Work of Brian Bress, NY Arts Magzine, Nov/Dec, 2006

Untitled #1, 2006 (Mike Kelley, Silver Ball), 2nd Cannons Publications, August 2006

Bedwetter Magazine Issue 11, Bedwetter Pubs Dec 2005

Hello Victims: Ad Reinhardt, 2nd Cannons Publications, 2005

Good Boy, self-published, 2005

The Cindy Shermans I’d Like to Fuck, self-published, 2003

Black and White Reproductions of the Abstract Expressionists, self-published, 2003



Campagnola, Sonia "Live From Los Angeles" Flash Art, issue 258 Jan-Feb 2008

Holte, Michael Ned "On the Ground- Los Angeles" Artforum, Dec 2007

Johnson, Paddy, Art Fag City Likes Books, Art Fag City http://artfagcity.blogspot.com Nov 16, 2006

Russell, Christopher. Kennon’s Cannons, Artillery, Issue 2 October 2006

Johnson, Paddy, Myspace Featured Friend or I Heart Darkness, Art Fag City http://artfagcity.blogspot.com May 30, 2006

Russell, Christopher. Sucking Ass: SoCCAS and SoCal Art Schools, artUS, Issue 13 May-June 2006

Hoffberg, Judith. Review of Hello Victims: Ad Reinhardt , Umbrella Magazine, vol. 28, No. 2-3 October 2005

Taft, Catherine. Hello Victims, Supersonic: LADC website. June, 2005

Hoffeberg, Judith. Review of Black and White Reproductions of the Abstract Expressionists. Umbrella Magazine, 2003

Lavitt, Lauren. Cira Circa, The 2003 Wight Biennial Catalog, 2003


Public collections

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

Museum of Modern Art, New York, Ny

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis, MN


B. 1970 Pasadena, California 
Lives and works in New York


M.F.A., UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 

B.A., English Literature, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 


The MORL or NYC-Apartment, LA><ART, Los Angeles
Bread & Balloons, Harris Lieberman, New York

XX , Daniel Hug, Los Angeles

Michael Queenland: Photographs, Sculptures and Shaker Classics, Institute of Contemporary Art, Maine College of Art, Portland, traveling to Massachusetts College of Art, Boston
Scratch: Artists in Residence 2004-2005, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York

Daniel Hug Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 


Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Nina in Position, curated by Jeffrey Uslip, Artists Space, New York
Act so that I can speak to you, Galerie Kamm, Berlin

In Defense of Ardor, Bellwether Gallery, New York

Cataract, Wallspace, New York
Trace, Whitney Museum of American Art at Altria, New York
Civil Restitutions, Thomas Dane Gallery, London

Frequency, Studio Museum in Harlem
Happenstance, Harris Lieberman, New York
Put It In Your Mouth/I’ll see you on the dark side of the prune, Rivington Arms, New York
Hyperfocal, Five from L.A, Galerie Nelson, Paris, France 
Group Show, Daniel Hug Gallery, Los Angeles


Fade - A survey of African American Art 1990-2003, curated by Malik Gaines, Luckman Gallery, Cal State Los Angeles, CA 
Group show, The Project, Los Angeles, CA 

Antisocial, Wallspace, New York, NY 

Stuff for use at Hand, The Happy Lion, Los Angeles, CA 
MFA Thesis Exhibition, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

After the Diagram, curated by Lauri Firstenberg, Whitebox, New York


Smith, Roberta. “Art in Review: Michael Queenland: Bread & Balloons”, The New York Times, 9 March 2007.

Brockington, Horace. “Wavelength (#2).” NY Arts Magazine Vol. 11, No. 3/4, March/April 2006.
Johnson, Ken.  “Art in Review: Trace.” The New York Times, August 18, 2006.
Keegan, Matt.  “Top Ten.” Artforum February 2006, p. 98.
Pollack, Barbara. “Review: Happenstance.” Time Out New York, Issue 536: January 5-11, 2006.
Hainley, Bruce. “Review: Michael Queenland at Daniel Hug Gallery.” Artforum September 2006.
Sholis, Brian.  “Critic’s Pick: Trace.” Artforum.com, September 2006.
Carter, Holland. “Visions from Nigeria and India and a Van Searching for Utopia.” The New York Times December 25, 2006.


Cueff, Alain. Hyperfocal (catalog), Galerie Nelson, Paris, 2005.
Golden, Thelma. “Extremes: A Dialogue Between Michael Queenland and Thelma Golden.”
Frequency, The Studio Museum in Harlem, 2005.
Kamps, Toby.  “Michael Queenland.” Scratch: Artists in Residence 2004-05, Studio Museum in Harlem, 2005.
Keyes, Bob.  “A Sweeping View of the Artist’s Role.” MaineToday.com 18 September 2005.
McQuaid, Cate. “Conceptual artist’s funny, mystical show recalls the Shakers.” Boston Globe 9 December 2005.
“Michael Queenland: Photographs, Sculpture and Shaker Classics.” Michael Queenland: Photographs, Sculpture and 
    Shaker Classics, Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art, 2005.
Paige, Ian.  “The Shaker Conspiracy.”  The Portland Pheonix 8 September 2005.
Cotter, Holland. “Fanciful to Figurative to Wryly Inscrutable.” The New York Times July 8, 2005.
---. “Review: Happenstance.” The New York Times December 30, 2005, B37.
---. “Scratch.” The New York Times July 29, 2005, E23.
Smith, Roberta.  “Where Issues of Black Identity Met the Concerns of Every Artist.”  The New York Times, November
    18, 2005.

Hainley, Bruce. “Notes on Renewed Appropriationisms: The Project.” Artforum May 2004. 
Roberts, Bryony. “All’s Well on the Uptown Front.” The L Magazine.


United States Artists Fellowship

Peter Norton Family Foundation Exhibition Grant for Michael Queenland: Photographs, Sculptures and Shaker Classics,
    Institute of Contemporary Art at MECA
Helena Rubenstein Foundation Fellowship award for The Studio Museum 2004-2005

The Ed and Marie Shaw fellowship award, UCLA

Studio Museum in Harlem