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Born 1962; Baltimore, Maryland 
Lives and works in Tucson, AZ

Currently an Associate Professor of 2-D Studies at University of Arizona
EDUCATION
Virginia Commonwealth University BFA, 1984

Otis/Parsons Institute of Design MFA, 1986





INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS 2015
“Where We Were, and How We Got There”, Fiendish Plots, Lincoln, Nebraska
“Where We Were, and How We Got There”, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
“Documenting Operation Streamline”, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine Atrium Gallery, Chicago, IL
2014
Galerie Michael Heufelder, Munich, Germany
“Documenting Operation Streamline”, Special Collections Gallery, U of A, Tucson, AZ
2013
Hespe Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2012
Primary Projects, Miami, FL
2011

Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
2010

Galerie Michael Heufelder, Munich, Germany

Hespe Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2008

Randall Scott Gallery, Washington, DC

Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2007

Alexander Gray Associates, NY

Byron Cohen Gallery, Kansas City, MO

Edward Cella Art + Architecture, Santa Barbara, CA
2006

University Art Museum at Arizona State, Tempe, AZ

Bentley Projects, Phoenix, AZ

Ro Snell Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA

Hunsaker Schlesinger Fine Art, Santa Monica, CA
2004

Atelier Richard Tullis, Santa Barbara, CA

Bentley Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona
2003

Joseph Helman Gallery, New York, NY
2002

Hunsaker Schlesinger Fine Art, Santa Monica, CA
2001

Alan Koppel Gallery, Chicago, IL

Joseph Helman Gallery, New York, NY
1999

Joseph Helman Gallery, New York, NY

Byron Cohen Gallery, Kansas City, MO
1998

Joseph Helman Gallery, New York, NY

Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA
1996

Joseph Helman Gallery, New York, NY

Kohn-Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Quartet Editions, New York, NY

Hunsaker Schlesinger Fine Art, Santa Monica, CA
1995

Joseph Helman Gallery, New York, NY

Bentley Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
1994

Ruth Bloom Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA

Modernism Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1993

Kunstverein Düsseldorf, Germany

Blum Helman Gallery, New York, NY

Modernism Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1992

Blum Helman Warehouse New York, NY

Galerie Six Friedrich, Munich, Germany

Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA
1991

Shea and Bornstein Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1990

Shea and Beker, New York, NY

Bornstein Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1989

Galerie Six Friedrich, Munich, Germany

Amerika-Haus, Berlin, Germany

Hartje Gallery, Frankfurt, Germany
1988

Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
1987

Bornstein Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1986

Bornstein Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016
A Fine Line, Paul Mahder Gallery, Healdsburg, CA
The Known Universe, Root Division, San Francisco, CA (Gipe+Tell; Curator only)
2015
ArtKarlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany
Art on Paper, Pier 38, New York, NY
Pure Monotype, International Print, New York, NY
Shadow Play: Works from the Permanent Collection, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
2014
The Circle Game, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
ArtKarlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany
ArtMRKT, San Francisco, CA
Art SiliconValley, San Jose, CA
Art Bodensee, Dormbirn, Austria
Architecture Digested, El Camino College, Torrance, CA
Paint it Black:2014, Studio 110, Sausalito, CA (Gipe+Tell)
MASAttack, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA (Curator/Participant)
Gallery Artists, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
MASAttack, Studio 17, San Francisco, CA (Curator/Participant)
2013
MASAttack, Los Angeles Art Fair, LA Mart
2012
Works on Paper, Hespe Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Notre Societe, Primary Projects Space, Miami FL
Small Works, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2011
Here Lies George Wildenstein, Primary Projects Space, Miami FL
New York, New York! The 20th Century, Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, KS
Small Works, Hespe Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2010

“Real and Hyper-Real”, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
“Made in Tucson”, Tucson MOCA, Tucson, AZ
Art Chicago, Represented by Hespe Gallery
“Selections from the Permanent Collection”, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
“Gallery Artists, Summer”, Hespe Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2009

“Forms and Symbols”, University Art Museum, UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA

Return to Painting, Hespe Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Art Chicago, Represented by Hespe Gallery

“Draw the Line”, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica CA

“Passione: Group Show”, Galerie Michael Heufelder; Munich Germany

Arizona Biennial, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ

“New York, New York” , Norton Museum of Art, Palm Beach, FL
2008

Dimitri Kozyrev/Tim Siqin/Lawrence Gipe, Park Ave. Projects, Tucson, AZ

Summer in Chelsea, Winston-Wächter Fine Art, New York, NY

Drawn, MOCA Tucson, Tucson, AZ

Paper Beings, Hespe Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2007

Arizona Biennial, Tucson Museum of Art, AZ

Winston-Wächter Fine Art, Seattle, WA

Im(press)ions: Contemporary Prints, Edward Cella Art+Architecture, Santa Barbara, CA
2006

No Fancy Titles, Randall Scott Gallery, Washington, DC

Sliding Scale, Winston-Wächter Fine Art, NY

Zimmerli Printmaking Archive of Rutger’s University, New Brunswick, NJ
2005

No Apologies for Breathing, Jack the Pelican Presents, Brooklyn, NY

North x Northwest, Hunsaker Schlesinger Fine Art, Santa Monica, CA

Work from Atelier Richard Tullis, Laurie Frank Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Surfaced, Byron Cohen Gallery, Kansas City, MO
2004

Selections, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA

25th Anniversary Show, Modernism Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2003

Defying Gravity, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
2002

Narratives: Carrie Mae Weems, Julie Heffernan, Lawrence Gipe, John Walker,
Bentley Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona
2001

Acquisitions from the Tullis Workshop, University Art Museum, University of California,
Santa Barbara, CA

“Diabolical Beauty”, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
2000

“American Images”, Alan Koppel Gallery, Chicago, IL

Private to Public: Gifts from the Norton Foundation, Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID
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SELECTED PRESS



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Lawrence Gipe's work addresses themes of power, propaganda, with the goal of analyzing semiotics and codes of meaning in authoritarian visual culture. Gipe’s work encompasses painting, drawing, video, collaborative installations and curatorial projects.