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Allison Schulnik
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Allison Schulnik
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Schulnik, Allison
ALLISON SCHULNIK

1978
Born in San Diego, CA
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

Education
2000
BFA, Experimental Animation, CalArts, Valencia, CA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2013
Laguna Beach Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California
2011
Mound, ZieherSmith, New York
Division Gallery, Montreal, QC, Canada
2010
Home for Hobo, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Home for Hobo Too, Tony Wight Gallery, Chicago, IL
2009
Go West, 1/9 Unosunove Arte Contemporanea, Rome, Italy
Go West, Pulse Contemporary Art Fair, Mark Moore Gallery booth, New York, NY
2008
No Luck Too, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY
2007
Fools, Rejects and Sanctuaries, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
No Luck, Rokeby Gallery, London, UK

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2012
Fairy Tales, Monsters, and the Genetic Imagination, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, curated by Frist Center Chief Curator Mark Scala. The exhibition will travel to Winnipeg Art Gallery, Manitoba, Canada: June 15–Sept. 9, 2012, and to the Glenbow Art Museum, Calgary, Alberta, Canada: Sept. 28–Jan. 2, 2013.
2011
Have You Seen Me?, Las Cienegas Projects, Las Angeles, CA
Go Figure, Dodge Gallery, curated by Eddie Martinez, New York, NY
New York Minute, Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow, Russia
Cryptic, St. Louis Contemporary Arts Museum, St. Louis, Missouri
Performance, Division Gallery, Montreal, Canada
The Archaic Revival, Las Cienegas Projects, Los Angeles, CA
2010
Postermat, The Hole, New York, NY
Gray Day, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA
Homunculi, CANADA, New York, NY
Touched, Lehmann Maupin, New York, NY
Reframing America, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
Power of Selection 3, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL
Elements of Nature, Contemporary Arts Museum, New Orleans
The Power of Selection, Part 1, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL
Allison Schulnik: Forest, The Hammer Museum, Flux Screenings, Los Angeles, CA
Allison Schulnik: Recent Videos, The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI
Hobo Clown, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS
Artefiera Art First, Unosunove Arte Contemporanea, Rome, Italy
2009
Whaddaya Wanna Be a Flower?, Alexander and Bonin, New York, NY
Flux Screening Series, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Small is Beautiful, Seomi & Tuus, Seoul, Korea
Close to Home, Galerie Davide Di Maggio, Milan, IT
Too Big Too Fail, store-front, curated by Dan Heidkamp, Brooklyn, NY
Wild Exaggeration: The Grotesque Body in Contemporary Art, Hafia Museum of Art, Hafia, Israel
NewNow, Building the Museum Collection, The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art,
Overland Park, KS
Single Channels: Animations, Tony Wight Gallery, Chicago, IL
La Femme, McClain Gallery, Houston, TX
Jeff Zilm & Allison Schulnik, Marty Walker Gallery, Dallas, TX
Holy Destruction, Polad-Hardouin, Paris, France
Psychic Hearts, Harris Art Gallery, University of La Verne, Los Angeles, CA
Baker’s Dozen, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
Sleights of Hand, Sam Francis Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Five Year Anniversary Show, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY
2008
The Unruly and the Humorous, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Some Paintings: The Third LA Weekly Annual Biennial, curated by Doug Harvey, Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Warm, Red, Salt and Wet, 31 Grand, New York, NY
A Loaf of Bread, A Carton of Milk, and a Stick of Butter, Hudson Franklin, NY
HangART-7: Edition: Los Angeles, Hangar-7, Salzburg, Austria, curated by Hubert Schmalix and Lioba Reddeker
Artissima Contemporary Art Fair, 1/9 Unosunove Arte Contemporanea booth, Turin, Italy
Bluemen/Flowers, Galerie Huebner, Frankfurt, Germany
Romancing the Skull, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2006
Mark Moore Gallery Presents, Rokeby Gallery, London, UK
Benefit Auction, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Art in Embassies Exhibition, US Embassy Residence, Belmopan, Belize
2005
Project Room, Mark Moore Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Honeymoon with Romeo, Groeflin Maag Galerie, Basel, Switzerland
The Armory Show, Black Dragon Society booth, New York, NY
Group, Carl Berg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Epic, Bellwether Gallery, New York, NY
Horses #6, Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles, CA
Amfar 2x2 Benefit for Aids and Art, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
2003
The Gentle Artists Show, FIG Gallery, Austin, TX
The One Second Film, Exhibition, Frame #3 Director, CalArts Main Gallery, CA
2000
San Diego Art Association 45th Annual International Exhibition, San Diego, CA
Paintings and Drawings, CalArts, Valencia, CA
Upstairs, Downstairs, CalArts Tatum Gallery, Valencia, CA

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
2011
Jennifer Coates, Review: Allison Schulnik, “Mound”, Time Out New York, November 9, 2011
Bradley Rubenstein, Allison Schulnik, “Mound”, Culture Catch, November 2011
100 Best Fall Gallery Shows, Modern Painters, September 2011
Dambrot, Shana Nys. “The Kids Are Alright,” LA Canvas, July-August
Goldstein, Andrew M. “Kalup Linzy Headlines Debut of Creative Time’s New Video Art
Series at the Standard Hotel,” ARTINFO, 21 June
Delgado, Jérôme. “Expositions – Un apératif avant tout,” LeDevoir.com, 21 May
Clément, Éric. “L’Arsenal voit le jour dans Griffintown,” cyberpresse.ca, 14 May
Sutton, Benjamin. “Photos from Beat Nite, Bushwick Galleries’ Big Night Out,” The L Magazine, 23 February
Hsiung, Michael. “Openings: The Archaic Revival @ Las Cienegas Projects,” DailyduJour.com,25 January
Laden, Tanya M. “Art: Group Show: The Archaic Revival,” Flavorpill.com, January
Garza, Evan J. “11 to Watch in 2011: Editor’s Picks,” New American Paintings, 10 January
Campbell, James D. “Extreme Painting,” Frieze Magazine, Issue 136, January-February
2010
Allen, Emma. “How I Sat in a Million Dollar Chair at Christies and…” ArtInfo, 14 December
Wooldridge, Jane. “Big Ticket Sales Keep Going Strong,” Miami Herald, 3 December
Shaw, Annie. The Art Newspaper, December
Knight, Christopher. “Art Review: ‘Gray Day’ at Roberts and Tilton,” LA Times, 24
November
“Earth By Allison Schulnik,” Planet Magazine, November
Courtney, Ken. “Fantasyland: Artist Allison Schulnik Pulls You Into Her World of
Creatures, Objects, and Dreamy Characters,” CITY Magazine, October, p. 43
Woodward, Josef. “The Importance of Backstory,” Scene/Santa Barbara News, 1-7 October
“Made in America: Allison Schulnik,” BLAST Magazine, September
Pappas, Jennifer. “CANADA: Fearless Abandon,” Planet Magazine, 10 August
Adelaide, Karl. “Homunculi: And Interview with Trinie Dalton,” Bomb Magazine, 16 July
Saltz, Jerry. “Homunculi: Curated by Trinie Dalton,” New York Magazine, June
Scarborough, James. “Critics Picks: Perfect Exposure: Allison Schulnik,” Artillery, June
Russeth, Andrew. “In New York: The Avalanche of Gallery Openings This Thursday,”ArtInfo, 24 June
Maupin, Lehmann. “Touched,” ArtLog, 22 June
Viveros-Fauné, Christian. “James Hyde, Richard Hughes, and the Artists of ‘Homunculi’ Are the Buoys of Summer,” The Village Voice, 15 June
“Emerging Artists 2010,” AT 44 1/2, 7 June
Kalm, James. “‘Homunculi’ Curated by Trinie Dalton at CANADA,” ArtReview, 5 June
Russeth, Andrew. “In New York: Gallery Openings This Weekend,” ArtInfo, 3 June
Simek, Peter. “Marty Walker Artist Does Times Square,” FrontRow, June
“Allison Schulnik,” Graphite Journal, June
Morse, Marcia. “In the Gallery: I Sing the Body Realistic,” Honolulu Weekly, 5 May
Ziemba, Christine N. “Artist and Alumna Allison Schulnik Talks Hobo Clowns and Grizzly
Bear,” 24700, 21 April
Oshiro, Joleen. “Unique Perspectives: Four Women Fill One Gallery With Their Wide-Ranging Reflections on the Human Figure,” Star Bulletin, 18 April
Wahlquist, Grant. “Los Angeles: Allison Schulnik: ‘Home for Hobo’ at Mark Moore Gallery,”Art LTD, March/April
Vilas, Amber. “A Galloping Pulse,” ArtInfo, 8 March
“The Underdogs” (Front and Back Cover), Beautiful Decay Magazine, March
“Allison Schulnik,” BLAST Magazine, Spring
Davis, Ed. “Allison Schulnik,” The Sleeper Journal, February

FILMS
2009
Forest, NTSC color DVD, stop-motion claymation animated film for Grizzly Bear
2008
Hobo Clown, NTSC color DVD, stop-motion claymation animated film
2000
Pistachio, 16mm, stop-motion animated film
1999
Vedma, 16mm, stop-motion animated film
1997
The Slaying, 16mm live-action/stop-motion animated film

SCREENINGS
2010
Creative Time/MTV, Screenings in Times Square, New York, NY
SXSW Film Festival, Runner-Up Best Music Video/Jury Award, Austin, TX
First Thursdays series, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
Film Independent's Los Angeles Film Festival
Flux Screening Series, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Ann Arbor International Film Festival, Ann Arbor, MI
Melbourne International Festival of Animation, Melbourne, Australia
International Film Festival Breda, The Netherlands
Puppet Grinder Cabaret, London, UK
Pictoplasma, Berlin, Germany
Cartoon Express, Silent Movie Theater, Los Angeles, CA
Birds Eye View Film Festival, London, UK
2009
Hobo Clown, Cyprus Arcade Experimental Art Projects, Greece
Hobo Clown, Festa Grande (Immagine‘), NABA, Milan, Italy
Death of Distortion, Anthology Film Archives, NY
Jeff Zilm & Allison Schulnik, Marty Walker Gallery, Dallas, TX
Single Channels: Animations, Tony Wight Gallery, Chicago, IL
New Filmmakers LA, Sunset Gower Studios, Hollywood, CA
2000
Vedma, Slamdance Film Festival, Park City, UT

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, CA
Santa Barbara Art Museum, Santa Barbra, CA
The Chaney Family Collection, Houston, TX
Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, KS
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, CA
Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
Museum des Beaux Arts, Montreal, Canada
Montreal Museum of Contemporary Art, Canada
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Canada
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