Artists



Listening Everything Learning Everywhere
Acrylic on canvas
2017
37 x 30 inches
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Born 1971, Calgary, Canada

Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

EDUCATION

BFA Alberta College of Art, Canada

MFA California Institute of the Arts, 1995

AWARDS

2016 Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum National Design Award for Communication Design

2015 Award for Graphic Design, D&AD

2010 Award for Magazine & Newspaper Design, D&AD

2008 Awards for Press Advertising and Art Direction, D&AD

2007 Award for Magazine & Newspaper Design, D&AD

2004 Awards for Animation, Illustration for Advertising, and Mixed Media Campaigns, D&AD Featured in Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors’ Showcase with ESPN Winter X-Games, animated spot ‘Loose Clothing’, Cannes International Festival of Creativity

2001 D&AD Award for Animated spots for the ESPN Winter X-Games

2000 Design Distinction Award from International Design Magazine

COLLECTIONS

Fidelity Investment Corporate Contemporary Art Collection, Boston, MA

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017

VOLTA 13, V1 Gallery, Basel, Switzerland

2016

The Quiet of Not Listening, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

2015

It Looks Like It Says at Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

2014

Meditalucination at V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

Á Cheval, Entre design graphique et arte contemporain at Espace lvl, Nantes, France

2013

My Head Disappears When My Hands Are Thinking at PlayMountain, Japan

2012

The Original Awesome at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo University Art Gallery, San Luis Obispo, CA

Around Us and Between Us at Ivory & Black SOHO, London, UK

Floating at Cooper Cole Gallery, Toronto, ON

2011

Use as a Logo at V1 Gallery Copenhagen, Denmark

My Head Disappears When my Hands are Thinking at Heath Ceramics, Los Angeles, CA

2010

The Westest at Half Gallery, New York, NY

You Can’t Put a Hat on a Hole in the Sky at Goethe-Institute, New York, NY

2008

Bury Me In The Sand at Mollusk, San Francisco, CA

In The Mind at Seattle Art Museum Olympic Sculpture Park Pavillion, Seattle, WA

2007

Bend the Void MU, Eindhoven, Netherlands

2006

That Line Rhymes at New Image Art Gallery’ Los Angeles, CA

2005

All Smiles Have Teeth at Kemistry Gallery, London, UK

2004

The Mind Trip: There and Back at Spiritroom, Berlin, Germany

The Mind Trip: There and Back at AD21,Tokyo, Japan

2001

A Way of Life at Parco Gallery Tokyo, Japan

A Way of Life 1 at George's Gallery, Los Angeles

The Rock Machine at Colette, Paris, France

2000

The Rock Machine at Houston Gallery, Seattle, WA

The Rock Machine at George’s Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1999

30 days 30 shows at George’s Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015

Art on Paper with Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

2014

Your Favorite Artist's Favorite Artist at Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

Miami Project Art Fair with Joshua Liner Gallery, Miami, FL

Volta10 Basel at V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

2013

What Are You Doing After This at Ivory & Black, London, UK

2012

Miami Project Art Fair with Joshua Liner Gallery, Miami, FL

Folklore at Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

Chicken or Beef? at The Hole, New York, NY

Summer Reading at The Hole, New York, NY

These Friends at THIS, Los Angeles, CA

Graphic Design: Now in Production at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

2011

Art in the Streets at The Geffen Contemporary, MOCA, Los Angeles, CA

STATUS – Somewhere Between Position and Condition at V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

Now in Production at The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

Graphic Design Worlds at Triennale Design Museum of Milan, Italy

2008

Two Lines Align at REDCAT Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2007

California Design Biennial 2007 at Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA

2006

Making Do at Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

1000 Things at MU, Endhoven, Netherlands

Highmath at V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

2005

Sea Donkeys on Airplane Wings (people that surf that make stuff) at New Image Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2004

Beautiful Losers: Contemporary Art and Street Culture at Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati

Group Exhibition at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco

Group Exhibition at Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach

The Moonshine Festival at The Surf Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

Time is a Map of our Failures at Colette, Paris, France

2003

National Design Triennial at Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, New York, NY

California Design Biennial 2003 at Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA

2002

Communication What at Vasi Communication / Studio Cafumo, Venice

Streetwise 1 at Apart Gallery, London, UK

2001

Move at New Image Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1998

Group Show at George’s Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

SELECT LECTURES

2013

Insights Design Lecture Series at The Walker Art Center, MN

2010

A+D Lecture Series at Columbia College Chicago, IL

2009

The DO Lectures at FForest Farm, Wales, UK