Shepard Fairey / CV

About

Born in Charleston, South Carolina
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

Education

B.A. Rhode Island School of Design, 1992

Awards

Honorary Doctorate, Pratt Institute, 2015
Tony Goldman Visionary Artist Award, 2014
Orchids & Onions Awards, 2010
Artist Residency for The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2005
Member and contributor to the LACMA Graphic Arts Council 2003

SOLO EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)

2017

Peace & Justice
Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, South Korea

2016

Visual Disobedience
HOCA Foundation, Hong Kong

Earth Crisis
Galerie Itinerrance, Paris, France

2015       

Earth Crisis Globe Installation
Eiffel Tower, Paris, France

On Our Hands
Jacob Lewis Gallery, New York, NY, USA

Your Eyes Here
CAC Málaga Museum, Málaga, Spain

Printed Matters & Public Matter Show: Detroi
Library Street Collective, Detroit, Michigan, USA

Shepard Fairey: New Editions
Pace Prints, New York, NY, USA

2014

Power & Glory – The Insistent Image: Recurrent Motifs in the Art of Shepard Fairey and Jasper Johns
The Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, Charleston, South Carolina

50 Shades of Black: The Album Cover Art of Shepard Fairey
Subliminal Projects, Los Angeles, CA

2012

Sound & Vision
StolenSpace Gallery, London, United Kingdom

Printed Matters
The Public Trust, Dallas, TX

Americana
Perry Rubenstein Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Harmony & Discord
Pace Prints Gallery, New York, NY

2011

Your Ad Here
V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

Revolutions: The Album Cover Art of Shepard Fairey
Robert Berman Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2010

Printed Matters
Subliminal Projects, Los Angeles, CA

MAYDAY
Deitch Projects, New York, NY

Supply & Demand: 20 Year Survey
Contemporary Arts Center (CAC), Cincinnati, OH

2009

Supply & Demand: 20 Year Survey
Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA

Supply & Demand: 20 Year Survey
Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) Boston, MA,

2008

Scope Miami Beach
Jonathan LeVine Gallery, Miami, FL

Duality of Humanity
White Walls Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2007

Imperfect Union
Merry Karnowsky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Ninteeneightyfouria
StolenSpace Gallery, London, United Kingdom

E Pluribus Venom
Jonathan LeVine Gallery, New York, NY

2006

Rise Above
Merry Karnowsky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Shepard Fairey/OBEY
Galerie Magda Danysz, Paris, France

OBEY
Maxalot Gallery, Barcelona, Spain

Shepard Fairey: New Works
White Walls Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Shepard Fairey
Wax Poetics Gallery, Burbank, CA

2005

Manufacturing Dissent
Black Floor Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Visual Disobedience
OX-OP Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

Visual Disobedience
Voice 1156 Gallery, San Diego, CA

Manufacturing Dissent
Merry Karnowsky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Shepard Fairey
Hard Rock Cafe Gallery, Orlando, FL

Shepard Fairey: Print Exhibition
DC Gallery, Denver, CO

Shepard Fairey/OBEY
EXIT Gallery, Hong Kong, China

2004

Supply & Demand
Paragraph Gallery, Kansas City, MO
Martin Mcintosh Outre Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

Supply & Demand
Merry Karnowsky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Supply & Demand
Gallery Katz, Boston, MA
Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Shepard Fairey
Kantor Gallery Window, New York, NY

Shepard Fairey
V-1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
The Ad Shop, Brussels, Belgium
Kerckhoff Gallery, UCLA, CA

2003

Kantor Gallery Window
New York, NY

Milk
San Francisco, CA

CPOP
Detroit, MI

Think Tank
Denver, CO

RED FIVE
San Francisco, CA

This is Your God
SIXSPACE, Los Angeles, CA

OBEY: The Art of Shepard Fairey
Perehelion Arts, Phoenix, AZ
La Base, Paris, France

2002

Dept/Fumiya Gallery
Tokyo, Japan

Boston Museum
MA

1300 Gallery
Cleveland, OH
The Emporium Gallery, Encinitas, CA

2001

OBEY & Slay
Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, College of Charleston, SC

Shepard Fairey
Tin Man Alley Gallery, PA

2000

Repetition Works
Alife Gallery, New York, NY

OBEY Giant
Anno Domini Gallery, San Jose, CA

Giant, Capsule
Birmingham, United Kingdom

1999

Andre the Giant Has a Posse
Chamber of Pop Culture, London, United Kingdom

Post No Bills
Lump Gallery, Raleigh, NC

The Medium is the Message
SixSpace Gallery, Chicago, IL

Power of Propaganda
H. Lewis Gallery, Baltimore, MA
Dept Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Aro Space Gallery, Seattle, WA
Larboratoriette Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

1998

Giant Infiltrates New York City
CBGB 313 Gallery, New York, NY

Dirt Gallery
Kansas City, MO

Salon Bob Gallery
New York, NY

MURAL PROJECTS (SELECTION)

2017

Peace & Justice Seoul
Seoul Arts Center
Seoul, South Korea

Cultivate Harmony
Plaza Hotel & Casino
Las Vegas, NV

2016

Fruits Of Our Labor
Mana Contemporary
Miami, Florida

Protect Peace Elephant
Project C:Change
Hong Kong

Peace Fingers
Swire
Hong Kong

Chinese Soldiers
Bibo
Hong Kong

Visual Disobedience
La Cabane
Hong Kong

Vivi La Revolution
New York, NY

Corporate Welfare
Life Is Beautiful
Las Vegas, NV

Earth Crisis
Galerie Itinerrance
Paris, France

Libertéégalitéfraternité
Paris, France

Delicate Balance
Paris, France

Robert F. Kennedy (RFK)
Los Angeles, CA

Darby Crash
Los Angeles, CA

2015

Paint It Black
Positive – Propaganda
Munich, Germany

Mural Freedom
Urban Nation, Berlin, Germany

Rhythm and Diversity
Philadelphia, PA

The Jersey City Wave
Jersey City, NJ

Natural Springs
Jersey City, NJ

Amira Mohamed / The Stamp of Incarceration
Philadelphia, PA

Mujer Fatal
Malaga, Spain

Lotus Diamond
Detroit, MI

Pattern of Destruction
Detroit, MI

2014

Mural Gladstone Hotel & Tattoo
Toronto, Canada

Mural Mandela (Purple Project)
Johannesburg, South Africa

Mural Urban Nation
Berlin, Germany

LISA Project mural
New York, NY

Mural Philadelphia Mural Arts
Philadelphia, PA

Mural Art Alliance
Chicago, IL, August 2014

Mural LINE Hotel
Los Angeles, CA, July 2014

Mural Power & Glory
Charleston, SC

2013

Mural MAUS
SOI, Malaga, Spain

Mural Cash, Cans, Candy
Vienna, Austria

Mural 10 Years of Wooster
New York, NY

2012

Mural Sound & Vision
London, United Kingdom

Mural 13th District
Paris, France

Mural London Pleasure Gardens
London, United Kingdom

City Mural Project/Dallas Contemporary
Dallas, TX

2011

Mural The District La Brea
Los Angeles, CA

Mural West Hollywood Library
Los Angeles, CA

2010

City Mural Project/MCASD
San Diego, CA,

City Mural Project/Contemporary Arts Center (CAC)
Cincinnati, OH

2009

Art Basel/Wynwood Walls
Deitch Projects, Miami, FL

Public Works Mural Project
Country Club Projects, Miami, FL

City Mural Project/Warhol Museum
Pittsburgh, PA

City Mural Project
Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) Boston, MA

EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)

2017

American Civics
Subliminal Projects
Los Angeles, CA

2016

Victory Is Peace
Positive-Propaganda
Munich, Germany

2015

FREEDOM
Urban Nation, Berlin, Germany

2014

Art Alliance: The Provocateurs
Chicago, IL

2013

Art Basel
Pace Prints, Miami, FL

SID: Superman Is Dead
Subliminal Projects, Los Angeles, CA

10 Years of Wooster Collective
Jonathan LeVine Gallery, New York, NY

Cash, Cans, Candy
Hilger NEXT, Vienna, Austria

At Home I am a Tourist.
Colección Selim Varol, CAC Malaga, Malaga, Spain

2011

Art in the Streets
MOCA, Los Angeles, CA

2010

Street to Studio 2.0
Irvine Contemporary, Washington DC

Viva La Revolución
MCASD, San Diego, CA

Inaugural Group Show
Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2009

NIKE Stages Livestrong Exhibition
OHWOW Gallery, Miami, FL

Art Basel
Blueprint for Space, Primary Flight, Miami, FL

Juxtapoz 15th Anniversary Exhibition
Factory Place Arts Complex, Los Angeles, CA

NIKE Stages Livestrong Exhibition
Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris, France

Art Basel
Deitch Projects, Switzerland

Street to Studio
Irvine Contemporary, Washington, DC

New Image Art 15 Year Anniversary
Los Angeles, CA

2008

Regime Change Starts at Home
Irvine Contemporary, Washington DC

In the Land of Retinal Delights: The Juxtapoz Factor
Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA

2007

Spank the Monkey
BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, United Kingdom

Shepard Fairey vs WK Interact: The East West Propaganda Project
Galerie du Jour Agnes B, Paris, France

Shepard Fairey vs WK Interact: The East West Propaganda Project
Tokyo Wonder Site Art Center, Tokyo, Japan

2006

Beautiful Losers
Galerie du Jour Agnes B, Paris, France

Juxtapoz 2006 Group Show
OX-OP Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

Spothunters: The Fine Art of Real Estate
New Art Center, Newtonville, MA

2005

Selected L.A. Weekly Cover Art and Artists
Track 16 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Enjoy by Show
Project Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Urban Angst
DC Gallery, Denver, CO

International Art Fair
V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

Dalek and Shepard Fairey
Toyroom Gallery, Sacramento, CA

Mendenhall Sobieski Gallery
Pasadena, CA

Dyezu Experiment
Tokyo, Japan

Dalek and Shepard Fairey
Galerie Magda Danysz, Paris, France

Misanthropy Gallery
Vancouver, Canada

Galerie du Jour Agnes B
Paris, France

Urban Edge Show
P4 Space, Milan, Italy

Eye of the Illuminati
Copro Nason Gallery

Beautiful Losers
Costa Mesa, CA

Tawkin’ New Yawk City Walls
Hillwood Art Museum, Long Island University, Brookville, NY

Giant vs. Giant
Voice 1156 Gallery, San Diego, CA

2004

I Must Not Think Bad Thoughts
Art Basel, OBJEX Artspace, Miami, FL

Carlos Irizarry Gallery
San Juan, Puerto Rico

QEEROPHONIC
Subliminal Projects, LA, CA

Beautiful Losers
Yerba Buena, San Francisco, CA

Ducky Waddles Emporium
Encinitas, CA

Streetwise 3
Lab 101 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Shepard Fairey and Marco Almera
Toyroom Gallery, Sacramento, CA

Beautiful Losers, CAC, Cincinnati, OH
Paul Rodgers 9W Gallery, NYC

2003

Back Jumps Exhibition
Berlin, Alemania

Design Is Kinky Conference
Sidney, Australia

Quiet Riot
Long Beach, CA

Session the Bowl
Deitch Projects, New York, NY

2002

Connect 4
Modart, San Diego, CA

Streetwise One
Apart Gallery, London, United Kingdom

Most of My Heroes Don’t Appear on Stamps
The Blue Cube Arts Gallery, Columbus, OH

Day by Day Gallery
Richmond, VA

Player Haters
Merry Karnowsky Gallery, Hollywood, CA

Travis M. Millard and Shepard Fairey
Max Fish, New York, NY

Authentik
Levi’s Vortex Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Seven Degrees Gallery
Laguna Beach, CA

2001

MOCA DC
Washington DC

Bush Gallery
Providence, RI

CPOP Gallery
Detroit, MI

2000

Xhibition
Chicago, IL

Aidan Hughs and Shepard Fairey: OBEY the Brute
Forbidden Gallery, Dallas, TX

Dept Gallery
Osaka, Japan

OBEY Propaganda
Merry Karnowsky Gallery, Hollywood, CA

1999

Tokion Neo Graffiti Project
Houston Gallery
381 G Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1995

City Folk
Holly Solomon Gallery, New York, NY

1993

Minimal Trix
Alleged Gallery, New York, NY
The Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY
The Cooper Hewitt Design Museum, New York, NY

COLLECTIONS

The New Museum of Design
New York, NY

San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art
San Diego, CA

Museum of Modern Art
San Diego, CA

Victoria & Albert Museum
London, United Kingdom

Holly Solomon Gallery
New York, NY

Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Los Angeles, CA

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Washington DC

Institute of Contemporary Art Boston
Boston, MA

Harvard Print Museum
Cambridge, MA

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
San Francisco, CA