Bobbi Woods

B. St. Louis, MO.



2008        Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA, MFA

2007        Staatliche Hochschule fur Bildende Kunste Staedelschule, Frankfurt, Germany

2004        Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA, BFA

1997         Columbia College, Chicago, IL, BA


Solo and Two Person Exhibitions


Oh, Time Your Gilded Pages, Curated by Michele Fielder Fuentes, Disjecta, Portland, OR


Educated Guess, David B. Smith Gallery, Denver, CO


 Un-Zipped, with Mark Verabioff, Ditch Projects, Springfield, OR

 Blowjob, with Brian Kennon, Fourteen30 Contemporary, Portland, OR

 Paranoia Prima (LAND Manifest Destiny video screening), MOCA Tucson, AZ


 (Not) Coming Soon (Enough), Pepin Moore, Los Angeles, CA

Cheers! curated by Cali Thornhill Dewitt, Alias Books East, Los Angeles, CA


Warm For Your Form, Fourteen30 Contemporary, Portland, OR

Frame Rate, Los Angeles Nomadic Division at No Vex, Hyperion Tavern, Los Angeles, CA


Pleasure, LAXART at The Mondrian, Los Angeles, CA


Dark Glasses, Workspace, Los Angeles, CA

And the night illuminated the night,”  Infernoesque, Berlin, Germany


Foolin' Around…Waiting, 2ndCannons, Los Angeles, CA


Selected Group Exhibitions, Screenings:



Flat Fix, Curated by Ryan Steadman and Ryan Wallace, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY


Good Feng Shui, Arturo Bandini, Los Angeles, CA

Flat Fix, Curated by Ryan Steadman and Ryan Wallace, CODE Art Fair, Copenhagen, Denmark

Someday This Will Be Funny, Company, New York, NY  

2017, Curated by Camille Mary Weiner, Art Center, Pasadena, CA         


New Babylon, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA, organized by Michael Dopp

RE(a)D, Nathalie Karg Gallery, New York, NY

All I could do is watch, Echo Park Film Center, Los Angeles, CA

The Soul Selects her own Society, Law Warschaw Gallery, St. Paul, MN

Manifest Destiny Billboard Project presented by Los Angeles Nomadic Division (LAND), Tucson, AZ


Untitled (Collage with Squares Arranged according to the Laws of Chance): Part B, Fourteen30 Contemporary, Portland, OR

Veils, The Underground Museum, Los Angeles, CA


Painting in Place, Los Angeles Nomadic Division (LAND), Farmers & Merchants Bank, Los Angeles, CA

Hair and Skin —curated by Isaac Lyles, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY

Inaugural Exhibition, Pepin Moore, Los Angeles, CA

More Young Americans, L'Enclos des Bernardins, Hôtel de Miramion, Paris, France

California Visual Music: Three Generations of Abstraction,The Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman, CA

FLICKER — curated by Jan Tumlir, Control Room, Los Angeles, CA

Dwelling in Erasure —curated by Alexandra Wentzel, Charlie James Gallery Los Angeles, CA

The Ice House Screening— organized by Marie Heilich and Victoria Shaw, Bard College, NY


Spare Me— curated by Mark Verabioff, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Paper, Musée d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain, Nice, France       

Raze; Revert; Repeat, Pepin Moore, Los Angeles, CA

Romancing the Stone, Fourteen30 Contemporary, Portland OR

Feelings, Michael Jon Gallery, Miami, FL

____A Romantic Measure, Charlie James, Los Angeles,  CA


California Dreaming —curated by Hedi Slimane, Almine Rech, Paris, France

Nothing— curated by Justin Morin,  Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Art de Nancy, France

Once Emerging Now Emerging: Livin' LA, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Mind Games, China Art Objects, Los Angeles, CA

Flakey, JB Jurve, Los Angeles, CA

Greater LA, New York, NY


You Are Invited to a Show About You Know Who RSVP to Me, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Public Records, Public Fiction, Los Angeles CA

Skin —curated by Adam Miller, Five Thirty Three, Los Angeles, CA

Arte Portugal Biennial, Lisbon, Portugal

The Indistinct Seeing, Infernoesque, Berlin, Germany

This is the Beginning, Actual Size, Los Angeles, CA

The eternal reoccurrence of everything , Workspace, Los Angeles, CA


Recent Editions, 2nd Cannons, White Columns, New York, NY

Recent Editions, 2nd Cannons, Los Angeles, CA

Adam Marnie, Bobbi Woods, Brendan Fowler, Asia Song Society, New York, NY


To Illustrate and Multiply: An Open Book, MOCA Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA

Artist as Publisher (Leisure: An Art Journal), Center for Book Arts, New York, NY

Gaping Hole Found in Universe, Daniel Hug, Los Angeles, CA


Post-Mass-Audience-Age, Galerie der HfbK: Ritter & Staiff, Hamburg, Germany

My Buddy, Biennial Southern California M.F.A. theme show, New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Performance, Film, Video, Daniel Hug, Los Angeles, CA


Selected Bibliography




Carlisle, Mack, Appropriation, Information, and Cyborgs:                                  

An Interview with Michele Fiedler, Oregon Arts Watch, January 19



Zhong, Fan, Exit Art, W Magazine, July                                                       

Renken, Anna, History on a Billboard, Public Art Review,

Chang, Scarlet, Cross-continent highway billboard project is Manifest Destiny,Los Angeles Times, April 4

Dougherty, Margot, This Wildly Creative Art Project Transformed an Ugly Interstate Into a 2,400-Mile-Long Visual Masterpiece, Smithsonian Magazine, November


F #1, by Adam Marnie, Published by F

Wagley, Catherine, The L.A. Art We Want to See in 2015, LA Weekly, December 30

Veils, Purple Diary,, June



Bright!: Typography between Illustration and Art, Cologne: Daab Books

Heinrich, Will, The Most Memorable Gallery Shows of 2013, Gallerist NY, December

Heinrich, Will, Hair and Skin, at Derek Eller, Gallerist NY,, July 17

 Bauman, Clara, “Hair and Skin,” theCORNERmagazine, July 15



Dark-Side Minimalism, by Jan Tumlir, X-TRA Contemporary Art Quarterly, Fall 

Snyder, Stephanie, Warm for Your Form,, Critic’s Picks, June 15                    

Public Fiction#2: The Gold Rush/Manifest Destiny Issue



Tuck, Geoff, Bobbi Woods, Notes on Looking, October 17

Harren, Natalie, “Review: Bobbi Woods at Annie Wharton Los Angeles,” Artforum



Berardini, Andrew, “Appropriative Longing with Mustard and Ketchup,” Artslant

“Dialogue between Brendan Fowler, Adam Marnie and Bobbi Woods,” Kingsboro Press #6    



ANP Quarterly, portfolio

Radon, Lisa, “Bobbi Woods at Fourteen30 Contemporary,” Portland Monthly



Animal Shelter,” Art, Sex and Literature, Issue 1, Semiotext(e) 

Grabner, Michelle, “Gaping Hole Found in Universe,”, Critics’ Picks, March 7



Johnson, Paddy, “Art Fag City Likes Books,” Art Fag City, Nov 16

“A Questionnaire,” Leisure: An Art Journal, Issue #0, 2nd Cannons Publications, co-editor