SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017    SECA Award Exhibition (Society for the Encouragement of Contemporary Art), San Francisco Museum                  of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

2016    Tourist, Sydhavn Station, Copenhagen, Denmark

2015    In that Case: Havruta in Contemporary Art, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA

2014   Matter of Fact, San Francisco International Airport Museum, San Francisco, CA

2013    Matter of Fact, Eli Ridgway Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2012    Trip, Eli Ridgway Gallery Project Space, San Francisco, CA

2010    Equivalent Exposure, Baer Ridgway Exhibitions, San Francisco, CA

            Common Senses, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR

2009    A Field Guide to the Atmosphere, Ping Pong Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2008    If We Let Ourselves Go, Partisan Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2005    Life's Daily Tasks, Reading Frenzy, Portland, OR

 

SELECTED TWO PERSON/GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018

Re-Evaluation Station, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

Academic Practice: Bay Area Photography Now, Coulter Art Gallery, Stanford University, CA

2016   

Chain Reaction 12, San Francisco Arts Commission, San Francisco, CA

Mistaken Impressions, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

2015   

Tongue-in-Cheek, diRosa, Napa Valley, CA

Self Made, Bolinas Museum of Art, Bolinas, CA

2014   

Paraprodokians and Rubber Chickens, The Art Gym at Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, OR

OK Great THANKS THIS IS SO RIDICULOUS, ACME. Los Angeles, CA

2013   

TWISTED SISTERS: Reimaging Urban Portraiture, Museum Barengasse, Zurich Switzerland, SF Arts Commission, San Francisco, CA

2012   

PlayBack, Queen’s Nails, San Francisco, CA

10 Artists Walk From Home, Will Brown, San Francisco, CA

2011   

Better A Live Ass Than A Dead Lion, Eli Ridgway Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Isn’t it Obvious, San Francisco Arts Commission, San Francisco, CA

2010   

Fade In, University of Texas Visual Arts Center, Austin, TX

Curator: Lucky Dragons

Passport, San Francisco Arts Commission, San Francisco, CA

Smokebath, an online exhibition, Curator: Peter Sutherland

Alchemy, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA

There’s a Way In Which. PLAySPACE, San Francisco, CA

Paper Awesome, Baer Ridgeway Exhibitions, San Francisco, CA

 2009   

Leaf, Video Window, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR

Hot and Cold, Baer Ridgway Exhibitions, San Francisco, CA

Women on Nature, Verge Gallery, Sacramento, CA, Curator: Emily Prince

Kala Fellowship Residency Show, Kala Institute of Art, Berkeley, CA

Deadpan Exchange, K2, Izmir, Turkey, Curator: Jon Rubin

Sisyphus Office, Aurora Picture Show, Houston, TX, Curator: Jonn Herschend

Front and Center, Headlands Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

Destination, Queens Nails Annex, San Francisco, CA

Deadpan Exchange, The Lab, San Francisco, CA, Curator: Jonn Herschend

2008   

NY Book Fair, Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Material World, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA

Albedo, Eleanor Harwood Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Never Been to Tehran, Aurora Picture Show, Houston TX, Curator: Jon Rubin

Wrong Number, Jack Hanley, San Francisco, CA, Curator: Keegan McHargue

Deadpan, Super Bien Collective, Berlin, Germany

2007    

MFA Show, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

Surprise, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA, Curator: Adrian Paci

 2006   

Get Together, Hardware Store Gallery, San Francisco, CA

New Landscape, PLAySPACE Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Some Assembly Required, The Lab, San Francisco, CA

Material World, Francais Alliances, San Francisco, CA

When You Were Born, Reading Frenzy, Portland, OR

2005  

Mayhem, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA

Freedom Frenzy, Nocturnal, Portland, OR

Ghost Towns, Red76, Portland, OR

 

BIBILIOGRAPHY

Gemmell, Grace-Yvette, “Bringing the Theatricality of Magic and Comedy in to Art, Hyperallergic, September 13, 2017

O’Toole, Erin, “Lindsey White”, SFMOMA SECA Catalog, July 2017

Gheith, Jenny, “In Conversation with Lindsey White”, SFMOMA SECA Catalog, February 16, 2017

Desmarais, Charles, “Solid exhibition of unstable art at SFMOMA”, San Francisco Chronicle, July 14, 2017

Whiting, Sam, “Meeting the winners of 2017 SECA Award at SFMOMA, San Francisco Chronicle, June 29, 2017

Lutz, Leora, “Seeing SECA” Art LTD., February, 24, 2017

Cotton, Charlotte. “Photography is Magic!” Aperture, 2015

White, Lindsey. "The American Road Trip." The Photographer's Playbook, Ed. Jason Fulford and Gregory Halpern, Aperture, 2014

Fulford, Jason. "SF Dispatch." Aperture, Spring 2013, p. 13

Baker, Kenneth, “Duchamp pops up in White’s work”, SF Chronicle, January 2013, p. E2

Hotchkiss, Sarah, “Matter of Fact, Eli Ridgway Gallery”, KQED Blog, December 2012

Untitled (formerly Self Portrait), Featuring contributions from Matt Connors, Luke Fischbeck, David Horvitz, Tamara Shopsin, Jordan Stein, and Lindsey White,

self-published in collaboration with Jordan Stein, 2012

 Kluth, Mary Ann, “Isn’t Obvious?”, Art Practical, April 2011

Le Duc, Aimee, “Lindsey White’s Equivalent Exposure”, SF Appeal, June 2010

Baker, Kenneth, “Equivalent Exposure” at Baer Ridgway, SF Chronicle, July 2010,p. E1.

Smoke Bath, Seems, 2010, unpaginated (16 illustrations).

Dyer, Carol, “Lindsey White at Ping Pong Gallery”, Artsweek, May 2009, p. 46.

“Local Artist of the Week: Lindsey White,” SF Guardian, March 11, 2009, p. 22.

Magic Moments”, SF Weekly, March 30, 2009

Lindsey White, iheartphotograph.blogspot.com, March 30, 2009

The Whole Wide World, self-published sculptural book, 2008

Get Together, SF Weekly, November 29, 2006

 

VISITING ARTIST LECTURES, PANEL DISCUSSIONS, & PODCASTS

2017   

Artist Talk, Photo Alliance, San Francisco, CA

Robert Colescott: 50 Artist Talks, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Artist Talk, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

Study Hall: Larry Sultan’s Lessons, Twenty Minute Gallery Talk, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Spring Soiree, Headlands Center of the Arts Panel Discussion, Moderated by Apsara DiQuinzio,

The Progress, San Francisco, CA

The Conversation Art Podcast with Michael Shaw, Episode #185: Lindsey White

Artist Talk, Graduate Lecture Series, San Francisco Art Institute

2016   

Artist Talk, San Francisco State University Art Department Lecture

Photographer's Playbook Event, "Devil’s Advocate: A Photographic Debate"
With Playbook editors Jason Fulford, Gregory Halpern, and Denise Wolff; photographers Chris McCaw and Lindsey White; SFMoMA curator Erin O’Toole; and SFAI photography student Madison Voelkel. Moderated by Fraenkel Gallery Director Frish Brandt at The Exploratorium, San Francisco

2015   

Artist Talk, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR

2014

Artist Talk, Critique Group, San Francisco, CA

Artist Talk, Mills College, Oakland, CA

2013   

Artist Talk, Lewis and Clark College, Portland, OR

Artist Talk, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR

Twisted Sister SF/Zurich Cultural Exchange Panel Discussion SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA

Teaching Art the Real World, Panel Discussion, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2012   

Graduate Department Lecture, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

Artist Talk, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

2011

Photography Department Lecture, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2010

Artist Lecture, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR

2009

Artist Talk, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

Women on Nature, Panel Discussion, Verge Gallery, Sacramento, CA                                                          

Artist Talk, Ping Pong Gallery, San Francisco, CA    

Artist Talk, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

 

RESIDENCIES

2012  

Headlands Center for the Arts, Artist in Residence, Marin, CA

2010  

Headlands Center for the Arts, Artist in Residence, Marin, CA

2008  

Kala Institute of Art, Artist in Residence, Berkeley, CA

Artist in Residence, Claire Lillienthal Middle School, San Francisco, CA

 

COLLECTIONS

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

Whitney Museum of Art Library, New York, NY

Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon

UCSF Mission Bay Hospital

Private Collections

 

TEACHING APPOINTMENT

Assistant Professor of Photography, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

 

CURATORIAL/ARTIST COLLABORATIONS

 

2012- Present Will Brown is a collaborative project based in a storefront space in

San Francisco’s Mission District. Our main objective is to manipulate the structures of exhibition-making as a critical practice. Will Brown is Lindsey WhiteJordan Stein, and David Kasprzak. Will Brown has hosted 8 exhibitions and over 35 one night events  at our San Francisco storefront, along with ten offsite exhibitions with Bay Area institutions. www.wearewillbrown.com

 

WILL BROWN EXHIBITIONS

(all hosted at our 24th Street Storefront)

 

2014    Bruce Conner’s Metaphysical Services: This is a Bruce Conner Exhibition

 

2013    The Ghost of James Lee Byars: A Retrospective

           Supreme Condominium Exhibition

 

2012    Illegitimate Business

           Daren Wilson: After Morandi

           Untitled (Black Painting)

           Manitoba Museum of Finds Art

           Earth Putt-Putt Works

           10 Artists Walk From Home

 

OFF SITE EXHIBITIONS

2018    Ether, Walter and McBean Galleries, San Francisco, CA

2016    Matrix 259, Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley CA

           Dr. Rhodes Chiropractic, Stone Soup, Ghent, Belgium

2014    Elephant Graveyard: Will Brown on Bruce Conner, Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, KS

            Inherent Vice: This is not a Bruce Conner Exhibition, di Rosa Preserve, Napa, CA

            Bauhaus Baunshaus, Capp Street Project Anniversary, Wattis Institute, San Francisco, CA

2013    THAT POSSUM HAS BEEN HERE SINCE THE BEGINNING: SELECTIONS FROM THE HEADLANDS COLLECTION,                      Headlands Center for the Arts, Marin CA

            Sea Stories Between the Tides, Highlight Gallery

            City of Busappearances, Wattis Institute/Kadist Foundation, San Francisco, CA

2012    John Seastrunk: Happy Holidays to All, Southern Exposure/Machine Project

 

GRANTS AND AWARDS

2017    SECA Award Finalists, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

2015    Creative Work Fund Grant, San Francisco, CA

2012    Alternative Exposure Award, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA

 

RESIDENCIES

2013    Headlands Center for the Arts, Marin, California

 

WILL BROWN BIBLIOGRAPHY

Brown, Will, “Bruce Conner Brass Handles, J&L Books, October 2016

Garrels Gary & Freiling, Bruce Conner: It’s All True, University of California Press, July 2016

Howard, Rachel, “Art group Will Brown adds green glow to ’70s installation”, San Francisco Chronicle, June 2015 http://www.sfgate.com/art/article/Art-group-Will-Brown-adds-green-glow-to-70s-6320096.php

Burke, Sarah, East Bay Express, “BAM/PFA's Fluorescent Green Past” June 2015 http://www.eastbayexpress.com/oakland/bam-pfas-fluorescent-green-past/Content?oid=4330435,

New York Times, T Magazine. Tauba Auerbach, Under the Influence. February, 2014
http://tmagazine.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/02/07/under-the-influence-tauba-auerbach-on-book-fairs-knitwear-and-the-grateful-dead/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_r=0

Bad at Sports, Will Brown, Episode 388, <badsports.com>, February 2013

Martinez , Christina Catherine, “Meet Will Brown: Meta-Curating”, ArtSlant, February, 2013

Hotchkiss, Sarah, “Best New Space: Will Brown, San Francisco”, Art Practical, <artpractical.com>, August 2012

Gerrity, Jeanne Best Exhibition in a New Gallery: Manitoba Museum of Finds Art, Will Brown, Art Practical, <artpractical.com>, August 2012

Pritkin, Renny , “Best Imaginary National Enquirer Headline: “Will Brown Born in Same Mission District Storefront in Which His Ancestor Died” and Best Exhibition: Manitoba Museum of Finds Art”, Art Practical, August 2012

McDowell, Tara Artforum Critics' Picks, Manitoba Museum of Finds Art, Artforum, June <artforum.com>, 2012

Hotchkiss, Sarah, “Treasures from the 'Mooseum:' The Manitoba Museum of Finds Art”, KQED Blog, May 2012

Gemmell, Grace-Yvette, Who Is Will Brown? Meet the Team Behind an Experimental Gallery, Illegitimate Business, and Comedy Drawing School, Artlog, <artlog.com>, March 2012

Westbrook, Lindsey, “And all for the want of a horseshoe nail...I mean, a name. The story of San Francisco's greatest new art space, Will Brown”, CCA Alumni News, May 2012

Martinez, Christina Catherine, Invaluable Objects, ArtSlant, February 2012

McCarthy, Allison, “Illegitimate Business” Exposes the underbelly of the Artworld”, 7x7 Arts and Culture, February 2012

Bellamy, Dodie, “Illegitimate Business”, SFMoMA Open Space Blog, January 2012

Pritikin, Renny, Illegitimate Business, Art Practical, January 2012

Beard, Dena, “Looking Back: Looking Forward”, Frieze, <frieze.com>, December, 2012