Jimenez - Colon Collection
Brenna Youngblood
Untitled (Pink)
Youngblood, Brenna

Lives and Works in Los Angeles, CA

2006 Master of Fine Arts, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
2002 Bachelor of Fine Arts, California State University, Long Beach, CA


2011 Mathematics for Individual Achievement, Honor Fraser Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2010 WHEN-WIN, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, NY
2009 Susanne Vielmetter Berlin Projects, Berlin, Germany
2008 Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2007 Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Murder by the Bank, Project Room, Wallspace Gallery, New York, NY
Wignall Museum, Rancho Cucamonga, CA
2006 Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Los Angeles, CA,
Armand Hammer Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA


2012 Made in L.A. 2012, organized by the Hammer Museum in collaboration with LAXART, Los Angeles, CA
2011 G.L.O.W. Match Four: Kelly Cline & Brenna Youngblood, Commonwealth & Council, Los Angeles, CA
Romare Bearden Centennial Exhibition, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
A Painting Show, Harris Lieberman, New York, NY
Unfinished Paintings, curated by Kristin Calabrese and Joshua Aster, LACE: Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
The Space Between, curated by Glenn Kaino and Derek DelGaudio, LAXART Annex, Los Angeles, CA
2010 Severed Arrangements, Latned Atsar, Los Angeles, CA
Second Story, Pepin Moore, Los Angeles, CA
50 Artists Photograph The Future, curated by Dean Dardeko, Higher Pictures, New York, NY
Works in Edition, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
From My Universe: Objects of Desire Part II, curated by Janet Levy, See Line Gallery, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA
Panorama: Los Angeles, ARCO Madrid, curated by Kris Kuramitsu and Christopher Miles, Margo Leavin Gallery,
2009 With You I Want to Live, Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Glue, Paper, Scissors, Luckman Gallery, CSU, Los Angeles, CA
Reading Standing Up, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Feelings and Power, Five Thirty Three, Los Angeles, CA
2008 California Biennial, University Art Museum, UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
Half-Life: Twenty-five Emerging LA Artists, LACE: Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
Whatcha See is Whatcha Get, What You Don’t See (Is Better Yet), Five Thirty Three, Los Angeles, CA
Asylum, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Fall in, Fall out, Fall down, Get ready!, Five Thirty Three, Los Angeles, CA
Aspects of Mel’s Hole: Artists Respond to a Paranormal Land Event Occurring in Radiospace, curated by Doug Harvey, Grand Central Art Center,
California State University at Fullerton, CA
2007 Hammer Contemporary Collection Part II, Armand Hammer Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Big Secret Cache, Angstrom Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“hovering over the universe…”, Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA
Blacks In and Out of the Box, California African American Museum, Los Angeles, CA
2006 Bling, curated by Mark Greenfield, Palos Verdes Art Center, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Gray Korfmann Youngblood: New Forms in Photography, Carl Berg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
New American Talent: The 21st Exhibition, curated by Aimee Chang, Arthouse at the Jones Center, Austin, TX
Then and Now and Again, Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles, CA
25 Bold Moves, House of Campari, Los Angeles, CA
Locale, curated by Kris Kuramitsu, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Good Times For Never, curated by Eamon Ore-giron, Queen’s Nails Annex, San Francisco, CA
Effacé, curated by Malik Gaines, Steve Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
LA25, curated by Ilene Kurtz-Kretzschmar, Los Angeles, CA
2005 Handmade, curated by Tim Davis, Wallspace Gallery, New York, NY
Greater LA MFA Exhibition, California State University, Long Beach, Long Beach, CA
State of Emergence: Unsuspected Cracks in the Art-World Infrastructure, curated by Doug Harvey, Track 16 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2004 Macrae Semans and Brenna Youngblood, Hayworth Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


2008 Ore-Giron, Eamon. “Brenna Youngblood.” CB08, Newport Beach, CA: Orange County Museum of Art), p. 212 - 213.
Miles, Christopher. Review. Artforum 47. no. 4 (December), p. 310 -311.
Beil, Kim. “Artist Profile: Brenna Youngblood.” art ltd. (November/December), p. 68 - 69.
Aspects of Mel’s Hole, Santa Ana, CA: Grand Central Press, CSUF GrandCentral Art Center
Donohue, Marlena. Review, ArtSceneCal.com (October 2008)
Mizota, Sharon. “The details tend to accumulate,” Los Angeles Times, 10 October 2008, p. E19
“Brenna Youngblood: Light Bulb; Color Checker; Horses,” BLIND SPOT, no. 37, n.p.
Psyllos, Steven, “USA Today: A Visual Mixtape, The Best of the Best From Our Neck of the Woods”, Trace Magazine, Issue 8, February 2008
2007 Miles, Christopher, “Our Favorite Shows and Artifacts, by L.A. Weekly Art Critics,” LA Weekly, December 26, 2007
Kim, Christine, “3 Questions,” STUDIO, Fall 2007
ArtNews, November 2007
Pagel, David, “Kristin Calabrese show at Honor Fraser Gallery invites the imagination into action”, Los Angeles Times, August 31, 2007
Brooks, Amra, “Hovering Over the Universe... at Honer Fraser,” Honor Fraser Gallery, LA Weekly, August 8, 2007
Summers, Robert, “Brenna Youngblood,” ARTUS, Summer 2007
Miles, Christopher, “Brenna Youngblood,” Flaunt, June 2007
2006 Beil, Kim, “Powers of Ten,” Art Ltd., December 2006
Christie, Tom and Myers, Holly, “L.A. Weekly’s Annual Biennial,” LA Weekly
Brooks, Amra, “Must See Art,” LA Weekly, December 27, 2006
Brooks, Amra,” Los Angeles Roundup: A Report on Current Gallery, Museum Shows,” Art Info, July 21, 2006
Brooks, Amra, “Must See Art,” LA Weekly, July 26, 2006
Muchnic, Suzanne, “Giving Local Artists a Good First Shot,” Los Angeles Times, July 7, 2006
Myers, Holly, “Photo Installations That Aim High,” Los Angeles Times, June 23, 2006
Harvey, Doug, “A full serving of Rauschenberg, with a side of Youngblood and Hundley”, LA Weekly, May 24, 2006
Peponides, Meropi, “From College to Collages,” Daily Bruin, January 12, 2006
2005 Harvey, Doug, “State of Emergence: Undiscovered Cracks in the Art-World Infrastructure: A Catalog,” LA Weekly, October 27, 2005


Fundación/Colección Jumex, Mexico
Armand Hammer Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
The Blake Byrne Collection, Los Angeles, CA
Creative Artists Agency, Los Angeles, CA
Eileen Harris Norton, Santa Monica, CA
The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY