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

Cesar Chavez Legacy Awards Honoree, 2019
Art Wynwood Tony Goldman Lifetime Artistic Achievement Award, 2017
Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC), Voices of Courage Media Award, 2017
Rush Arts Honoree, 2017
P.S. ARTS heART Award, 2017
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)

2019

Facing the Giant: Three Decades of Dissent Galerie Itinerrance Paris, France Obey Giant: 30 Years of Resistance Grenoble Street Art Festival Grenoble, France

2018

Salad Days Cranbrook Art Museum Bloomfield Hills, Michigan Golden Future Galerie Ernst Hilger Vienna Force Majeure Moscow Museum of Modern Art Moscow, Russia

2017

DAMAGED Library Street Collective Los Angeles, California Printed Matters Treason Gallery Seattle, Washington Printed Matters Underdogs Gallery Lisbon, Portugal Printed Matters aMBUSH Gallery Sydney, Australia 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)

2019

Golden Future?Pow Wow Worldwide Honolulu, Hawaii

2018

American DreamersMack Sennett Studios Silverlake, Los Angeles, CAIdeal Power Doves Vienna Galerie Ernst Hilger Vienna, AustriaIdeal Power Aspen 212 Gallery/Hexton Gallery Aspen, CO Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison Wide Open Walls Sacramento, CA Peace and Justice Chico Peace and Justice Center Chico, CA Power and Equality Crush Walls Festival Denver, CO The Future is Unwritten: Knowledge and Power Crush Walls Festival Denver, CO Art is a Hammer Artrium Moscow Moscow, Russia Tunnel Vision Artmossphere Moscow, Russia Fire Sale The State Hotel Seattle, WA

2017

Blood Lotus: Oil Miami, FL Perry Cohen  Jupiter Community High School Jupiter, FL Welcome Home Baker Block Costa Mesa, CA Blondie The L.I.S.A. Project NYC New York, NY Rise Above Soldier Underdogs Gallery Lisbon, Portugal Universal Personhood / Shepard Fairey x Vhils Underdogs Gallery Lisbon, Portugal Peace Guard Underdogs Gallery Lisbon, Portugal Peace Waratah Vivid Sydney Sydney, Australia No Future Urban Nation Berlin, Germany Eyes Open, Mind Open Los Angeles, California 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)

2018

Crumbling Empire: The Power of Dissident Voices The Wende Museum Los Angeles, CA Post Contemporary Urban Graphics 7019 MoCA Shanghai Shanghai, China Visual Language Subliminal Projects Los Angeles, CA Beyond The Streets Los Angeles, CA Into Action! Los Angeles CA PEACE Subliminal Projects Los Angeles, CA Masters of Style Eastern Projects Gallery Los Angeles, CA Twenty-One Subliminal Projects Los Angeles, CA Banned in Babylon Subliminal Projects Los Angeles, CA

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