Artists


 

ROB CLAYTON

Born 1963 in Dayton, Ohio

Currently lives and works in Pasadena, CA

EDUCATION

1989 B.F.A. With Honors, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA

1983 B.A. Colorado Institute of Art, Denver, CO

CHRISTIAN CLAYTON

Born 1967 in Denver, Colorado

Currently lives and works in South Pasadena, CA

EDUCATION

1991 B.F.A. With Honors, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2013

Musee de la Halle Saint Pierre, Paris, France

2011

Clayton Brothers: Inside Out, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA

2010

Clayton Brothers: Inside Out, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI

2009

Jumbo Fruit, Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, CA

2008

AS IS, Apama Mackey Gallery, Houston, TX

2007

Patient, F2 Gallery, Beijing, China

2006

Wishy Washy, Bellwether, New York, NY

2004

Art Statements, Mackey Gallery, Art Basel Miami, Miami, FL

I Come From Here, Mackey Gallery, Houston, TX

2003

Six Foot Eleven, La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2001

Green Pastures, La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2012

Summer Group Exhibition, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

Space // Form Breeze Block Gallery, Portland, OR

Permanent Collection, Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York, NY

All in for the 99%

Ace Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Casa de Empeño

Anonymous Gallery, Cuauhtémoc, Ciudad de México

2011

Summer Salt, The Proposition, New York, NY

The Emergence of the Pop Imagist, Bonelli Arte Contemporanea curated by Jonathan LeVine, Venice, Italy

2010

Come As You Are, PRISM, Los Angeles, CA

Art Shack, Laguna Museum of Art, Laguna, CA

Art Basel 41, Patrick Painter, Basel, Switzerland

ALBUM, V1, Copenhagen, Denmark

INCOGNITO, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA

COLLECTION 3, Foundation pour l’art contemporain, Château d’Arenthon, Alex, France

Never a Dull Moment, White Walls, San Francisco, CA

To The Road Less Travelled – Wishing You Love and Happiness and Curiosity

Forever, V1, Denmark

Heaven, The Art of Elysium, Los Angeles, CA

2009

Stages 09 Miami, O.H.W.O.W., LiveSTRONG Foundation, Miami, FL

True Self, Jonathan LeVine, New York, NY

Draw, Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Art Basel 40, Patrick Painter, Basel, Switzerland

NEW IMAGE ART: 15 Year Anniversary, New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA

The Piece Process, Anonymous, New York, NY

Pieces of Heaven, The Art of Elysium, Los Angeles, CA

2008

Panorama Project 3, Jonathan LeVine, New York, NY

Objects D’Art Ostrich Egg Benefit Auction,

Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA

BLAB!: A Retrospective, Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, Manhattan, KS

In the Land of Retinal Delights: The Juxtapoz Factor, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna, CA

More is More, Byblos, Verona, Italy

Opening Exhibition, Part 1: Sloan Fine Art, New York, NY

Heaven, Celebrating Ten Years of The Art of Elysium,

Los Angeles, CA 2007 Family Garden, EPS, Venice Beach, CA

2007

Paper Trails, New Adventures in Drawing, V1, Copenhagen, Denmark

Exit Art, 25th. Anniversary Benefit Auction, New York, NY

Maximalist Tendencies in Recent American Painting, FSU Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee, FL

The Armory Show, Bellwether, New York, NY

2006

3rd Annual Benefit Auction, Drawing Center New York, NY

Two by Two, for AIDS and Art, amFAR, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX

The Armory Show, Bellwether, New York, NY

At Home, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI

2005

Visual Language, Mackey, Houston, TX

Mystery Meat,

Future Prospects, Quezon City, Republic of the Philippines

Au Pays des Merveilles,Galerie Magda Danysz, Paris, France

Drawn to Expression,

Alyce de Roulet Williamson, ACCD, Pasadena, CA

The Postcard Project, Improved Foster Art, London, United Kingdom

Move 13, Clementine, New York, NY

The New Image Art Show, RVCA, Costa Mesa, CA

WPA/C 2005 Art Auction and Gala,

Corcoran Museum of Art, Washington, DC

Stranger Town, Dinter Fine Art, New York, NY

2004

Tall Stories, Wignall Museum, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

2003

Raising The Brow, Earl McGrath, Los Angeles, CA

Raising The Brow, Earl McGrath, New York, NY

The Drawing Show, Sixspace, Los Angeles, CA

Assembly, Front Room, Brooklyn, NY

WM3 Benefit Exhibition, Sixspace, Los Angeles, CA

The Burbs, DFN Gallery, New York, NY

2002

Decipher, Eighth Floor, New York, NY

Project Dime Bag, New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA

The Panorama Project, 69a, San Francisco, CA

Superhero, New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA

2001

Exquisite Day Project, Plus Ultra, Brooklyn, NY

School Girls,

Fish Tank, Brooklyn, NY

2000

Collaborations, New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA

The Last Show, Mendenhal, Pasadena, CA

1999

Move 2, New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA

1998

Tribute to La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Track 16, Santa Monica, CA

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2011

Bleak Beauties, Los Angeles Magazine, April Issue, Los Angeles, CA. Clayton Brothers, Hi- Fructose, May Issue, Interview by Lainya Magana, Richmond, CA. Two of a Kind, May Issue, Arroyo Magazine, Pasadena, CA. Oh Brother Where Art Thou?, Inked, Culture. Style. Art. April Issue. Les Liaisons Creatives, Artists Couples, Issue 1. Aspekt Ratio Newspaper, Berlin, Sig Alert: More Street Ahead, Los Angeles, CA. Clayton Brothers, Germany, by Craig Stephens, Artweek. LA, Blog, Los Angeles, CA By Hugh Hart, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, CA. Brothers’ Helping Hands, Clayton Brothers on Inspiration, Pigeonholing, and Pigeon Coop Poop, by Michael Dooley, Imprint Blog, Print Mag., New York, NY.

2010

Playing House, by Katie Vaughn, Madison Magazine / Blog, Madison, WI. Living with Art, A Conversation with Marc & Sara Schiller, By Liae and John Lee, Theme Magazine, Brooklyn, NY. Clayton Brothers: Inside Out, MMoCA offers a strange... by Jennifer A. Smith, ISTHMUS, The Daily Page, Madison, WI. The Art Season Beyond Milwaukee, by Louise Schumacher, Milwaukee Wisconsin, Journal Sentinel, Blog, Milwaukee, WI.

2009

L.A. Artists Rob & Christian Clayton Use Bold Splashes of Color... by Lindsay Christians, Star Madison, Blog, Madison, WI. The Clayton Brothers, Posted by Jack Lowe, HUH Magazine / Blog, London, England Clayton Brothers - Jumbo Fruit - Interview One & Two, Video, Patrick Painter Gallery, Santa Monica, CA. The Art World Comes to the Clayton Brothers, Mat Gleason, Coagula Art Journal, Los Angeles, CA. Scribble 08 Fine Art Films, Ten Stories, Directed by Mark Murphy, Video, Produced by NINTH LINK, San Diego, CA. Juicyfruitsome Claytonfest, Nathan Spoor, Blog, Juxtapoz Magazine, San Francisco, CA Art Review: Rob and Christian Clayton at Patrick Painter, Leah Ollman, LA Times,Newspaper, Los Angeles, CA.

2007

Saatchi's New Stars: Collector Prepares for a New Gallery Opening, Arifa Akbar, The Independent. Newspaper, UK. Discovering an All-Star, by Christy Hobart, House & Garden Magazine, Page 87. Los Angeles, CA.

2006

The Edge of Realism, American Art Collector, Magazine, Scottsdale, AZ. Clayton Brothers, Wishy Washy, Ken Johnson, The New York Times, Newspaper. New York, NY. The Clayton Brothers at Bellwether, Leigh Anne Miller, Art in America, Magazine, New York, NY. The Treasures of Long Gone John, Video, Documentary, Director Greg Gibbs, Get With It Productions, Los Angeles, CA. True Stories, Rebecca Cascade, Elle Magazine, New York, NY.

2005

Silenci, Season 4, Episode 37, Sara Loscos, Televisio de Catalunya TV3, Barcelona, Cataluna, Spain. The Art Issue, Papercity, Magazine, Houston, TX. The Clayton Brothers, Catherine D. Anspon, ARTNews, Magazine, New York, NY Invading Genres Breach the Porous Borders of the Art World, Roberta Smith, The New York Times, Newspaper, New York, NY.

2004

Art Basel Miami Beach, Art Statements Roundtable:, WP.S.1, Radio Interview by Brett Littman. Miami, FL.

SELECTED BOOKS, CATALOGUES, PERIODICALS

2010

Territory. 12, Crests of Creative, magazine, published by Bigbros Workshop, Malaysian Clayton Brothers: Inside Out, Exhibition catalogue, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI. Collection 3, Exhibition catalogue, Fondation Pour L’Art Contemporain, Alex, France 2009 APOCALYPSE WOW!, Exhibition catalogue, MACRO – Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Roma, Italy. Stages, Exhibition catalogue, O.H.W.O.W. Gallery, LiveSTRONG Foundation, Miami, FL. What's Going On In Here?, by Michael Criley, Juxtapoz Magazine, San Francisco, CA. Your Designated Drivers, by Michael Criley, JOIA Magazine, Santiago, Chile. Silenci, Actar 3, Book, Barcelona, Spain.

2009

ROJO,OCHO, Book, Numero Atomico, Barcelona, Spain.

2008

In the Land of Retinal Delights, Exhibition catalogue, The Juxtapoz Factor, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna, CA. The Upset, Young Contemporary Art, book, Gestalten, Berlin, Germany. Caught Being Good, Artists Monograph, ROJO, Barcelona, Spain. BLAB!: A Retrospective, Exhibition catalogue, Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, KS St. University, Manhattan, KS.

2007

Patient, Exhibition catalogue, F2 Gallery, Beijing, China Maximalist Tendencies in Recent American Painting, Exhibition catalogue, FSU, Museum of fine arts, Tallahassee, FL.

2006

Two by Two, For Aids and Art, Auction catalogue, amFAR, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX. The Clayton Brothers, by Brian Gibb, Art Prostitute, magazine, Denton, TX.

2005

POP SURREALISTA PESADILLA DESPUES DE NAVIDAD MONO, Book, Clab Issue 12, Barcelona, Spain.

2004

POP SURREALISM: The Rise of Underground Art, Book, Ignition Publishing, Seattle, WA. Double Vision, The Clayton Brothers, by Tim Moloney, Houston Magazine, Houston, TX. The Clayton Brothers, LOWDOWN Magazine, Köpenicker, Berlin. First Person, The Clayton Brothers, Res Magazine, Los Angeles, CA.

2003

The Mates Issue, Francis Ford Coppola's Zoetrope All Story, magazine, guest designers, Clayton Brothers, San Francisco, CA. The Most Special Day of My Life, Artists Monograph, La Luz de Jesus Press, LA. Last Gasp, San Francisco, CA.

1999

My Brothers Keeper, The Art of Rob & Christian Clayton, by Shana Nys Dambrot, Juxtapoz Magazine. San Francisco, CA.

LECTURES

2011

Clayton Brothers, Walk Through, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA Clayton Brothers, Visiting Artist Lecture Series, University of Colorado at Boulder, CO

2010

Visiting Artist, Critic Program University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

2009

Narrative in Contemporary Painting, Visiting Artists CSU Summer Arts, Storytime: Fresno, CA Visiting Artists, Art and Design Center California State University, Northridge, CA

2007

Visiting Artists, California State University, Long Beach, CA

2006

Visiting Artists, Minneapolis School of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN Visiting Artists, artLA, Los Angeles, CA

2005

Visiting Artist, Boise State University, Critic, Boise, ID Visiting Artist, Corcoran Museum of Art, Washington, DC Visiting Artist, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA Visiting Artist, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI Visiting Artist, Critic, University of Houston, Houston, TX Visiting Artist, Otis Parsons, Los Angeles, CA Visiting Artist, Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY

2003

Visiting Artist, Critic, Texas State University, Austin, TX Artist Lecture, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

2002

Visiting Artist, Critic, California State University, Long Beach, CA

2002

Grafil, Visiting Artist, Oslo, Bergen, Stavenger, Kristiansand, Norway

2001

Visiting Artist, Critic, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA Visiting Artist, Critic, Oakville, Sheridan College, Ontario, Canada

2002

Artist Lecture, Santa Barbara Museum, Santa Barbara, CA

1996

Artist Lecture, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA

TEACHING, 1993 TO PRESENT:

Art Center College of Design, Otis College of Art & Design Media Experimentation, Clayton Brothers, ACCD Supersized, Clayton Brothers, ACCD Love for the Drawing Line, Christian Clayton, ACCD Senior Painting Projects, Rob Clayton, ACCD Drawing Concepts 1, Rob Clayton, ACCD Drawing Concepts 2, Rob Clayton, ACCD Image and Idea, Christian Clayton, ACCD Space Monkey, Christian Clayton, ACCD Portfolio Design Lab, Rob Clayton, ACCD Experimental Illustration Workshop, Clayton Brothers, ACCD Independent Studies, Rob Clayton, Christian Clayton, ACCD Drawing Concepts 1, Christian Clayton, ACCD Archetype Press, TDS: Text, Image & Written Word, Christian Clayton, ACCD Comm Studio IV, Christian Clayton, OTIS