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					DAWN KASPER
545 Terrill Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90042
dawnkasper@gmail.com
www.dawnkasper.com
http://www.youtube.com/user/dawnkasper/

1977
Virginia, USA

Studies
2000-2003
MFA; New Genre, University of California, Los Angeles, US.
1995-1999
BFA; Sculpture, Virginia Commonwealth University, US.

Solo Exhibitions
2008
“clues to the meaning of life part 6: some thoughts on love and lust “ organized
by Marie Kierkegaard, Co-Lab, Copenhagen, DE
2007
“life and death.” Guest curated by Rosanna Albertini, Circus Gallery, Los
Angeles, CA
1999
“Bambi Meets Hulk Hogan”, Bradford Gallery, Richmond, VA

Group Exhibitions
2009
“Resist Complacency, Consider Urgency” organized by Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer,
Center for the Arts Eagle Rock, Los Angeles, CA
“on forgetting” Aggression | Acoustics | Meditation | Movements, organized
by Megan Hoetger, Post Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Malibu Annual, Malibu Country Mart, Malibu, CA
“EXOSURE OF PROCESS” organized by Dawn Kasper, Center for the Art Eagle
Rock, Los Angeles, CA
“fuck you and your goat … or something” PERFORM NOW! organized by
François Gheblay, invited by Anne Wharton of The Company, Chinatown Los
Angeles, CA
“Fresh, A Silent Auction of Emerging and Other Great Artists” The Museum of
Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
“in accordance with necessity” a night of performance organized by Dawn
Kasper, Five Thirty Three Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Auto de Fa, Vaudeville, Dawn Kasper, Gowns, PehrSpace, Los Angeles, CA
“Boofthle Booth - Booth : Deux / The Hollywood Biennale” organized by Mateo
Tannantt, Pauline Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Feelings and Power” a group exhibition curated by curated by Angie Lacerenza
and Rowan Wood, Five Thirty Three Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2008
“Un-figuring the Body” (a series of performances) group exhibition organized by
Nizan Shaked and students of the museum studies program, University Art
Museum, Long Beach, CA
“Murder Mystery” organized by Mark Allen of Machine Projects, Los Angeles
County Museum of Art (LACMA) Los Angeles, CA
“Going Out of Business” group exhibition curated by Karl Haendel, Anna Helwing
Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Fall Collection” curated by Aram Moshayedi and Christopher Kreiling, Kreiling&
Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Fall Screening” (video screening) organized by Mason Hall, AOT gallery,
Minneapolis, MI
“Art as Publisher” organized by Omar Lopez-Chahoud, The Center For Book
Arts, New York, NY
“Murder Pretended” video screening curated by Naotaka Hiro, Casa Vecina,
Mexico City, Mexico
“Ahhhhmen” group exhibition curated by Christopher Kreilling and Lucy Dodd,
K&D, Los Angeles, CA
“Into the Mouth of the Wolf” organized by Rachel Adams, Lloyd Dobler Gallery,
Chicago, IL
2007
“The Day That We Went Away” curated by Daniel Fuller, Copy Gallery,
Philadelphia, PA
“Circus Year” curated by John Knuth, Circus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“all human actions…” Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Horrorshow” curated by Joshua Callaghan, Telic Arts Exchange, Los Angeles,
CA
“I Died for Beauty” curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud, Newman Popiashvili
Gallery, New York, NY
“Issue IV Release/ Eighteen-Thirty Inauguration” an event organized by
groundworkla, Eighteen-Thirty space, Los Angeles, CA
“Big Secret Cache” curated by Kristin Calabrese and David Quadrini, Angstrom
Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“The Wonder of It All” group exhibition curated by John Knuth, Circus Gallery,
Los Angeles, CA
“Our Distance From Things” group video exhibition organized by Sean Dockray
and Fiona Whitton, Telic Arts Exchange, Los Angeles, CA
2006
“The Dream Show” curated by Angie Lacerenza, Circus of Books Gallery, Los
Angeles, CA
“Hysteria Deluxe” group exhibition organized by the LA Art Girls, Angles 2222
Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Chung King Common” group exhibition organized by Helen Cahang, Sean
Dockray, Fiona Whitton, Telic Arts Exchange, Los Angeles, CA
“Chain Letter” group exhibition curated by Doug Harvey and Christian
Cummings, High Energy Constructs, Los Angeles, CA
“New New School Summer Intensive” group exhibition organized by Michael
Gerald Bauer, Dangerous Curve, Los Angeles, CA
“Carmada” group exhibition curated by Sonja Vondermaier, MAK center for Art
and Architecture at the Schindler House, Los Angeles, CA
“Five Habitats: Squatting at Langton” group exhibition curated by John
Baldessari, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA
“Look Win, Get In On” video screening curated by The Art Office (Victoria Fu,
Julie Orser, Jennifer L Porter) UCLA Department of Art, EDA, Los Angeles, CA
“Draw a Line and Follow it” group exhibition curated by Carol Stakenas
performance collaboration with the LA Art Girls, LACE, Hollywood, CA
“Movement and Visual Arts (Conference and Performance Art)” performance
collaboration with the LA Art Girls curated by Glenn Philips, J. Paul Getty Center,
Los Angeles, CA
“Many Many Guys and Girls All Real Beauties” group exhibition curated by Julian
Hoeber, Circus of Books, West Hollywood, CA
“Anywhere But Where” group exhibition curated by Michael Gerald Bauer,
Circus of Books, West Hollywood, CA
“Ayurvedic Color Therapy Free Clinic-No Kill Small Animal/Plant Shelter” group
exhibition curated by Paul Theriault, Ayurvedic Free Clinic,
Chicago, IL
“Not For Sale” group exhibition curated by Nancy Meyer, Triple Base Gallery,
San Francisco, CA
“Secret meeting Squad” curated by Rosanna Albertini, Circus of Books Gallery,
West Hollywood, CA
2005
“LA Art Girl Work” group exhibition curated by the LA Art Girls, Anna Helwing
Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Apocalypse Soon!” curated by Kristin Calabrese, a video collaboration with the
LA Art Girls, QED gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Dead and dieing” one night performance in conjunction with “Night of the Living”
organized by The Pandemonium Collective, 18th Street Art Center Santa Monica,
CA
“Untitled Play About Gravity” written and directed by Krysten Cunningham, in
conjunction with LACE, Los Angeles, CA
“Re-enactment of a Women That Had Been Thrown Out With The Garbage”, in
conjunction with “When Humor Becomes Painful”
Migros Museum Für Genenwartskunst, Zurich, CH
“Missing Kasper Hauser”, in conjunction with “Lange Nacht der Museen” Migros
Museum Für Genenwartskunst, Zurich, CH
“Luck of the Drawing” group exhibition to benefit University of California, Los
Angeles, Art Department, organized by Catherine Opie, Lot 32 Los Angeles, CA
“Fresh, A Silent Auction of Emerging and Other Great Artists” The Museum of
Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
“NewNewSchool presents…” QUIT ART, lecture, CALArts writing program,
Valencia, CA
Cuculandia” a live musical performance, The Project, Los Angeles, CA
“The Path of Moons and Planets”, Crazy Space, 18th Street Art Center Santa
Monica, CA
2004
“Group Exhibition” A live performance over the course of four days, Art Positions:
Art Basel Miami Beach, Anna Helwing Gallery, Miami Beach, FL
“Art In General 6th Annual Video Marathon”, 12 hour Screening, New York, NY
“FARFETCHED” FAR: foundation for art resources; group exhibition to benefit
FAR, Los Angeles, CA
“Summer Group Show” Anna Helwing Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Mania For Coleslaw: New Hybrid Media Performance” organized by Lauren
Hartman and Carol McDowell, Highways Performance Space, Santa Monica, CA
“Free Space Project: The Snow Flake Band” Live Performance organized by
Greg Shepard, with Yutaka Sone, Lucy Dodd, and Paul Theriault, Pink Pony,
New York, NY
2003
“The Death of Balboa it‟s a Cruel World Peanut Butter Shop” curated by Paul
Theriault, 2312 Duane Street, Los Angeles, CA
“A Darker Halloween” Beyond Baroque Foundation & Literary Arts Center, Los
Angeles, CA
“The Provider Troubled Teen Mentor Peanut Butter Shop” curated by Paul
Theriault, 2312 Duane Street, Los Angeles, CA
“Sundown Salon” curated by Fritz Haeg, The MAK Center for Art and
Architecture L.A Schindler House, Los Angeles, CA
“Side Effects” The Latch Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Record: Two nights of film and video” 210two Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“GLITCH an evening of film, video + performance” curated by Tom Texas
Holmes, UCLA EDA, Los Angeles, CA
“Recess” Group Exhibition, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Group Exhibition” Anna Helwing Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Cluster Fuck” Group Exhibition, The Latch Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Art Chicago” Group Exhibition, Chicago Art Fair; Anna Helwing Gallery,
Chicago, IL
“What Do You See At Night?” MFA Group Exhibition, Track 16, Bergamont
Station, Los Angles, CA
“Sundown Salon” curated by Pipilotti Rist and Fritz Haeg, Fritz Haeg‟s house and
garden, Mount Washington, CA
“MFA Thesis Exhibition Two”, UCLA Kinross Building, Los Angeles, CA
“Trance Plants”, curated by Ry Rocklen, The Latch Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“miniature”, Raid Projects, Los Angeles, CA
2002
“Performance Night III” Warner Graduate Studios, Los Angeles, CA
2001
“Performance Night II” Warner Graduate Studios, Los Angeles, CA
2000
“Performance Night I” Warner Graduate Studios, Los Angeles, CA
1999
“Cabaret Night”, Project Art Space, Washington Project For The Arts/Corcoran,
Washington, DC,
“Residue”, Project Art Space, Washington Project For The Arts/Corcoran,
Washington, DC
“Juried Student Fine Arts Exhibition”, VCU Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA
“Shake It Off (Live Performance)”, Henry Street Gallery, Richmond, VA
“PER‟Formance‟S”, Student Commons Art Space, Richmond, VA
1998
“Marshmallow”, Henry Street Gallery, Richmond, VA
“Last Days of Summer”, The Box Gallery, Richmond, VA
“Tom Adair and Friends”, Artspace, Richmond, VA
1997
“A Tribute to Fluxus”, The Box Gallery, Richmond, VA
“Women‟s Conference: Mixed Media Drawing Show”, James Madison University,
Harrisonburg, VA

Fellowships/Grants
2003
Lillian Levinson Scholarship, University of California, Los Angeles
Clifton Webb Award, University of California, Los Angeles
UCLA Art Council Award, University of California, Los Angeles
2002
Elaine Krown Klein Fine Arts Scholarship, University of California, Los Angeles
2001
Edward J. and Alice Mae Smith Scholarship, University of California, Los
Angeles
2000-2001
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Graduate Fellowship, Richmond, VA.
1999
Dean‟s Scholarship, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

Press
2009
Coagula magazine #99 page 6 http://www.coagula.net/
2008
New York Times http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/30/arts/design/30fink.html
Los Angeles Times http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/la-et-lacma17-
2008nov17,0,2476602.story
2007
BeautifulDecay http://beautifuldecay.com/
Artslant http://www.artslant.com/la/articles/show/537
Artforum critics pick: www.http://artforum.com/picks/section=la&mode=past
LA Weekly Art section, Wednesday, May 2, 2007 „Hey Ladies!‟ written by Doug
Harvey
2006
Contemporary Magazine 21 issue #89 „special issue on performance‟ pg. 60-63
„Dawn Kasper‟ written by Raphael Gygax
Calendar Weekend section Los Angeles Times Thursday, August 24, 2006 pg.
E16 ‟15 Artists Reinvent Their Wheels‟ written by Cindy Chang

Curatorial Experience
2009
“EXOSURE OF PROCESS”, Center for the Arts Eagle Rock, Los Angeles, CA
“in accordance with necessity” a night of performance, Five Thirty Three Gallery,
Los Angeles, CA
2007
“all human actions…”, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2005
“The Path of Moons and Planets”, Crazy Space, 18th Street Art Center Santa
Monica, CA
2003
“Where the Art Starts and Stops”, The Latch Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2002
“to believe much more than that”, University of California Los Angeles, New
Wight Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2001
“The Wight Biennial, University of California Los Angeles, New Wight Gallery,
Los Angeles, CA

Professional activities
2009
Artist assistant Kaari Upson, Los Angeles, CA
Artist assistant Olga Koumoundouros, Los Angeles, CA
2008-2009
Artist assistant Mike Kelley Studios LLC, Los Angeles, CA
2003-2007
Lab Technician, Design Media Arts Department, University of California, Los
Angeles
2003
Artist assistant John Baldessari, Los Angeles, CA
2002-2003
Lab Technician New Genres Department, University of California, Los Angeles
2002
Teaching assistant Dara Friedman, University of California, Los Angeles
2001-2003
Teaching assistant Catherine Sullivan, University of California, Los Angeles
Artist assistant Jason Rhoades, Los Angeles, CA
Lab Technician Sculpture Department, University of California, Los Angeles
2001
Artist assistant Rachael Khedoori, Los Angeles, CA
Artist assistant Yutaka Sone, Los Angeles, CA
2000
Teaching assistant, Allen Ruppersburg, University of California, Los Angeles
1999
Teaching assistant Charles Henry, Virginia Commonwealth University,
Richmond, VA
1998-1999
Artist assistant Tara Donavan, Richmond, VA
1998
Teaching assistant Andrew Wilhelm, Virginia Commonwealth University,
Richmond, VA
Teaching assistant Elizabeth King, Virginia Commonwealth University,
Richmond, VA

				
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