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John Kilduff

mrletspaint@gmail.com

Education:

2008 MFA, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

1987 BFA, Otis/Parsons School of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

Solo Exhibitions:

2017 Stay in the Game People, New Jörg, Vienna, AT

2017 The Blessing of the Animals, BG Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2017 The Joy of Multitasking, MOCA-Tucson, Tucson, AZ

2016 Paint Before You Think, Woodbury University, Burbank, CA

2016 Kilduff’s Bakery, LA Art Fair (Daniel Rolnik Gallery Booth), Los

Angeles, CA

2015 Art Basil, In my Backyard, Los Angeles, CA

2015 Kilduff’s Flower Shop, Daniel Rolnik Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2015 Let’s Paint TV Retrospective, Blackstone Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2014 Inside the Box, Julius Caesar Gallery, Chicago, IL

2014 Kilduff Motors, Blackstone Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2014 Very Good Plus (VG+), Steven Wolf Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA

2013 Fast-food Paintings, Blackstone Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2009 Let’s Paint TV, Denler Art Center, St Paul, MN

2009 Let’s Paint TV, Jancar Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2002 City Grids, Brand Library, Glendale, CA

2000 City Grids, Ojala Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1990 Koplin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2016 Rob Pruitt’s Flea Market, Los Angeles, CA

2013 Fast Thoughts for Short Attention Spans, Space4art, San Diego, CA

2012 Peep: A curious Look into Painting, Little Berlin Gallery, Philadelphia,

PA

2011 Future Present: Five Artists, Five Weeks, Arthouse at the Jones Center,

Austin, TX

2010 Adult Contemporary/ Dirty Black Summer, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Berlin,

GER

2010 Hollywood MerchmArt!, L.A.C.E., Los Angleles, CA

2009 Practice, Practice, Practice, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin, TX

2008 Mutatis Mutandis , Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

2008 10th Anniversary Show , Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles, CA

2008 LA Weekly Biennial , Track 16, Santa Monica, CA

1996 City of Vapor, Tatistcheff/Rogers Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1995 The Courthouse Spectacle: Art, Politics and Commerce at the Simpson

Trial , California State University, Northridge

1994 Millard Sheets Gallery, Pomona, CA

1991 California Cityscapes , San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA

(catalog)

Selected Performances:

2016 Optimized, WFMU, Jersey City, NJ

2014 Chess/Painting match, Perform Chinatown, Los Angeles, CA

2014 Painting Census, Pasadena City College

2014 Let’s Paint TV, High Zero Festival, Baltimore, MD

2013 Let’s Paint TV, SUNY Purchase, NY

2013 Let’s Paint TV, UNLV,Las Vegas, NV

2013 Let’s Paint TV, SFSketchfest, San Francisco, CA

2012 Let’s Paint TV, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney, AUS

2012 Let’s Paint TV, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

2010 Let’s Paint TV, Electric-Eclectics Sound Art and Music Festival,

Meaford, ON

2010 Let’s Paint TV, Ottawa Bluesfest, Ottawa, ON

2010 Let’s Paint TV, L.A.C.E., Los Angeles, CA

2009 Let’s Paint TV, Urban Culture Project, Kansas City, MO

2009 Let’s Paint TV, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra, AUS

2009 Let’s Paint TV, Electrofringe, Newcastle, AUS

2009 Let’s Paint TV, Pleasure Dome, Toronto, ON

2009 Let’s Paint TV, Issue Project Room, Brooklyn, NY

2009 Let’s Paint TV, Northwestern College, St Paul, MN

2009 Let’s Paint TV, Smokey’s Tangle, Oakland, CA

2009 Let’s Paint TV, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

2008 Let’s Paint TV, Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

2008 Let’s Paint TV, Ottawa Bluesfest, Ottawa, ON

2008 Let’s Paint TV, Dunedin Fine Arts Center, Dunedin, FL

2008 Let’s Paint TV, LA Weekly Biennial , Track 16, Santa Monica, CA

2007 Let’s Paint TV, Electric-Eclectics Sound Art and Music Festival,

Meaford, ON

2007 Let’s Paint TV, America’s Got Talent, NBC

2006 Let’s Paint TV, Tyra ( Tyra Banks Television Show)

2006 Let’s Paint TV, VH1’s Big in 06’

Collections:

Bob Dylan

Hugh Hefner

Martin Von Haselberg

McGraw-Hill

Security Pacific Bank

Teaching experience:

2008 Professor, UCLA Summer school, Los Angeles, CA

2005-2008 Teacher’s Assistant, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

1996 Teacher’s Assistant, Parlos Los Ninos/ 9th Street Summer Day Camp, Los

angeles, CA

Lectures/artists talks/workshops:

2015 San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

2014 Chicago Art Institute. Chicago IL

2014 San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

2013 Cal State Northridge, Los Angeles, CA

2013 UNLV Las Vegas, NV

2013 Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA

2013 UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

2013 San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

2012 Cal Arts, Valencia, CA

2009 Northwestern College, St Paul, MN

2008 Cal Arts, Valencia, CA

Bibliography:

2015 Miranda,Carolina, Sarah “Miami Beach may have Art Basel, but L.A. has

“Art Basil”—and it’s the pesto thing ever”, LA Times, Dec 5

2015 Sugarman, Mike “Mr. Let’s Paint is the most inspirational outsider art

maniac you’ve never heard of”, VICE, April 13

2014 Thibault, Sarah “John Kilduff”, SFAQ, May/July p.47

2014 Bret McCabe, “High Concept”, City Paper, September 8

2014 Napoli, Lisa, “No gas, no emissions, no engine: The world’s first cardboard

car revs up DTLA”, KCRW, May 21

2013 Kilduff, Paul, “Brotherly Love”, The Monthly, February

2012 “Let’s Paint and Bicycle”, Better Magazine, Issue 2

2009 Happe’, Amanda, “Let’s Do It All, Simultaneously, Right Now”, Torontoist,

September

2009 Mackinlay, Dan “Utopia reconsidered”, Realtime #94, Dec/Jan p.30

2007 Gray, Emma, “L.A. Confidential”, Artnet.com

2006 Ledwith, Sara, “Multitasking artist shows how to do it all”, Reuters, Nov 2

2004 Harvey, Doug, “The Joy of Painting Saddam”, LA Weekly, Sept 2

1995 Pagel, David, Art Review: “Spectacle’ Can’t Imitate Life at Simpson Trial”,

Los Angeles Times, March 29

1990 Snow, Shauna, “Landscape Artist John Kilduff Goes to the Source”, Los

Angeles Times, Aug 19

© John Kilduff 2018