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Frances Stark

 
FRANCES STARK
Born 1967 in Newport Beach, California
Lives and works in Los Angeles
Education
1993
MFA, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena
1991
BA Humanities, San Francisco State University, San Francisco
Awards
2015
Absolut Art Awards Winner
Solo Exhibitions
2019
"U.S. Greatest Hits Mix Tape: Volume I," Freedman Fitzpatrick, Paris, France
"lonely and abandoned on the market place," Galerie Buchholz, Berlin, Germany
2018
"Teen O.P.E.R.A. (Teen Orchestra plays, everyone read along)," Gavin Brown’s enterprise, NY
2016
"Uh-Oh: Frances Stark 1991-2015," Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Boston
2015
"Uh-Oh: Frances Stark 1991-2015," Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
"Intimism," Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
"Sorry for the Wait," greengrassi, London, UK
2014
"Welcome to Screenland," Satellite Gallery, Vancouver, BC
"CLEVERSTUPID," Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany
"Bobby Jesus’s Alma Mater," Marc Foxx, Los Angeles
"Osservate, Leggete Con Me," Hayward Gallery, London, UK
"Frances Stark," Kunsthalle Zurich, Switzerland
"Frances Stark," Gavin Brown’s enterprise (with Jennifer Bornstein and Judith Bernstein), 620 Greenwich St, New York
2013
"Number Seven: Frances Stark," Julia Stoschek Collection, Düsseldorf, Germany (with Ed Atkins)
"Frances Stark: My Best Thing," Ian Potter Museum of Art, The University of Melbourne, Australia; Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
"My Best Thing," screening, Cube Cinema, Bristol, UK
"My Best Thing," screening, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen
"Memento Mori," Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco
2012
"Osservate, leggete con me," Gavin Brown’s enterprise, 620 Greenwich St, New York
2011
"My Best Thing," MoMA PS1, New York
"Other parts considered in relation to their whole," Performa 11, New York
"The whole of all the parts as well as the parts of all the parts," Mills College Art Museum, Oakland
"My Best Thing," Marc Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles
"I’ve Had It and a Half," Performance, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
"Selections 1: “I Went Through My Bin Again (with Open Robe)”: A Very Short Introduction to Frances Stark," Pollock Gallery/ Division of Art, "Meadows School of the Arts," Southern Methodist University, Dallas
2010
"This could become a gimick [sic] or an honest articulation of the workings of the mind," MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge
"But what of Frances Stark, standing by itself, a naked name, bare as a ghost to whom one would like to lend a sheet?," Center for Contemporary Art, Glasgow, UK
"I’ve Had It! And I’ve Also Had It!," Performance, Wheeler Opera House, Aspen
2009
"But what of Frances Stark, standing by itself, a naked name, bare as a ghost to whom one would like to lend a sheet?," Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK
"and possibly but not certainly Mark Leckey and Frances Stark," Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Berlin, Germany
2008
"The New Vision," Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany
"A Torment of Follies," Secession, Vienna, Austria (cat.)
"A Torment of Follies," greengrassi, London, UK
"The Fall of Frances Stark," Culturgest, Lisbon, Portugal
2007
"The Fall of Frances Stark," FRAC Bourgogne, Dijon, France
"The Fall of Frances Stark," van Abbe Museum, Eindoven, the Netherlands
2006
"Structures That Fit My Opening and Other Parts Considered in Relation To Their Whole," Glassel School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
"Structures That Fit My Opening," Marc Foxx, Los Angeles
"Frances Stark at Hudson Showroom," Artpace, San Antonio
2005
"In and on an Unergonomic Mind," CRG, New York
2004
"Bless This Mess," greengrassi, London, UK
"Destroy Date," Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany
2003
Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco
2002
"A Bomb upon the Ceiling," Marc Foxx, Los Angeles Hammer Projects, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
"Self-Portraiture," greengrassi, London, UK
2001
CRG, New York
"ICH SUCHE NACH MEINE FRANCES STARKE SEITE," Munich Kunstverein Galerie, Germany
Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany
1999
"No, No, No, No, Now," Marc Foxx, Los Angeles
"What Part of Now Don’t You Understand," China Art Objects Galleries, Los Angeles
"like a rainbow and so unlike a rainbow," CRG, New York
1998
"Impossible the grassy maxim’s dream....," greengrassi, London, UK
"In other places light’s pitched happy tents," Marc Foxx, Los Angeles
1997
Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco
1996
"Plain Sheets No Pillow," CRG, New York Studio 246 Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
"Studio 246," Kunstlerhaus Bethaniem, Berlin, Germany
1995
"Last year b/w I hate language," ACME, Santa Monica
1994
"Spring for Fall," LEAK, Los Angeles
1993
"Slough (it off) b/w Purple Prose," MFA Gallery, Art Center College of Art and Design, Pasadena
1991
"Total Babe," The Guest Room, Los Angeles (cat.)
Selected Group Exhibitions
2019
"Just what is it that makes today so different, so appealing?," Gavin Brown’s enterprise at Galerie Patrick Seguin, Paris, France
"Bethlehem Hospital," Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York
2018
"Mad World," Marciano Art Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
"Art Gallery of Ontario," Toronto, Canada
"Media Networks," Tate Modern, London, UK
"The Party," Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY (curated by Ali Subotnick)
"After Hours in a California Art Studio," Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY
"Art in the Age of the Internet 1989 To Today," ICA Boston, Boston, MA (curated by Eva Respini), Art in the Age of the Internet 1989 To Today, University of Michigan Museum, Ann Arbor, MI
"After Curfew," Freedman Fitzpatrick, Los Angeles, CA
2017
"STILL HUMAN," Rubell Family Collection, Contemporary Arts Foundation, Miami, FL
"The Everywhere Studio," ICA Miami, Miami, FL (curated by Alex Gartenfeld)
"The Message: New Media Works," Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C. (curated by Mark Beasley)
"Behold Man," China Art Objects, Los Angeles, CA
"Recent Acquisitions, Recent Developments," Si Shang Art Museum, Beijing, China
"Portikus XXX," Portikus, Frankfrurt, Germany
"Viva Art Viva," La Biennale di Venizia 2017, Venice, Italy
"2017 Whitney Biennial," Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
"Soft Skills," The James Gallery, The Center for Humanities, CUNY, New York
2016
"Le Grand Balcon," La Biennale de Montréal 2016, Montréal, Canada
"Sharon Lockhart, Laura Owens and Frances Stark," Artist’s Institute, New York
"Giles," Gagosian Gallery, Athens, Greece
"The New Human," Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
Montreal Biennial, Montreal, Canada
"Home," LUMA Foundation, Zürich, Switzerland
Manifesta 11, Zurich, Switzerland
"Electronic Superhighway (2016–1966)," Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
"Secret Surface," Kunst-Werke, Berlin, Germany
"Emotional Supply Chain," Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK
"Autobiography," Index – The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation, Stockholm, Sweden
"Collected by Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner," Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
"Me, Myself, I," China Art Objects, Los Angeles
"SECRET SURFACE : Where meaning materializes," KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
2015
"Many Things Brought From One Climate to Another," Art Gallery of Ontario, Ontario, Canada
"Under the Clouds: From Paranoia to the Digital Sublime," Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto, Portugal
"The New Human: You and I in Global Wonderland," Moderna Musset Malmö, Malmö, Sweden
"No Joke," Tanya Leighton Gallery, Berlin, Germany
"Occupational Therapy," Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri
"Come as You Are: Art of the 1990s," Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ
2014
"Words as Doors: in Language, Art, Film," Kunstlerhaus Graz, Graz, Austria
"Semiotics of the Kitchen, What Happened After," Stigter Van Doesburg, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
"Welcome to Screenland," Satellite Gallery, Vancouver (Curated by Carolyn Jervis)
"démocratie une proposition d’Édouard Montassut," Tripode, Rezé, France
"do it," Catalogue and Touring Exhibition (curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist)
2013
"Carnegie International," Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh (curated by Daniel Baumann, Dan Byers, and Tina Kukielski)
"An-Americana," co-organized by the American Academy in Rome and Depart Foundation, American Academy in Rome (curated by Vincenzo de Bellis)
"The Cat Show," White Columns, New York (curated by Rhonda Lieberman)
"In the Heart of the Country," Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
"Double indemnity," Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK
"The Sandy Relief Benefit for printed Matter," Rauschenberg Project Space, New York
"revolution from within," Kaufmann Repetto, Milan, Italy
"A Point of View: Selected Gifts from the Laurence A. Rickels Collection," Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
"Sylvia Sleigh," Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
"White Petals Surround Your Yellow Heart," Institute of Contemporary Art/University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (curated by Anthony Elms)
"More Love: Art, Politics and Sharing Since the 1990s," Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 59th International Short Film Festival, Oberhausen, Germany
25th International Documentary Film Festival, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
2012
"Things, Words and Consequences," Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia
"Spelling the Image," Marc Jancou Contemporary, New York
"Lost Line: Contemporary Art from the Collection," Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
"Infinite Jest," Hebbel Am Ufer, Berlin, Germany
"Frieze Sounds," Frieze Projects, New York
"Three Day Weekend," Los Angeles Candor: In Honor of Mike Kelley, Long Beach City College, Long Beach Paper, Musée d’art moderne et d’art contemporain, Nice, France
"0 to 100: The New Ages of Life," Palazzo de Enzo, Bologna, Italy; Trienniale, Milan, Italy
"West Gallery: Frances Stark," Marc Foxx, Los Angeles
2011
"Quodlibet III - Alphabets and Instruments," Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Berlin, Germany
Venice Biennale 54th International Art Exhibition, Venice, Italy
15th Tallinn Print Triennial, Tallinn, Estonia
"All of this and nothing," Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
"MADE UP: Design’s Fictions," Art Center College of Art and Design, Pasadena
2010
"The Artist’s Museum," The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
"Following A Line," Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
"Compass in Hand: Selections from The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection," Museum of Modern Art, New York (cat.)
"for the blind man in the dark room looking for the black cat that isn’t there," Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit; de Appell Arts Centre, Amsterdam, the Netherlands; Culturgest, Lisbon, Portugal (cat.)
"Restless Empathy," Aspen Art Museum, Aspen
"The Page," Kimmerich, New York
"Dexter Sinister," A Model of The Serving Library, Kunstverein, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
2009
"Talk Show," Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK
"The Space of Words," Museum of Contemporary Art (MUDAM), Luxembourg (cat.)
"Poor.Old.Tired.Horse.," Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK
"Picturing the Studio," Sullivan Galleries, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
"for the blind man in the dark room looking for the black cat that isn’t there," Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis; Institute Contemporary Arts, London, UK
"Collecting History: Highlighting Recent Acquisitions," Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
"and possibly but not certainly, Mark Leckey and Frances Stark," Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Berlin, Germany
"1999: Ten Year Anniversary Show," China Art Objects Galleries, Los Angeles
"Glue, Paper, Scissors: Collage based work by 15 artists from Los Angeles," Luckman Gallery, Cal State, Los Angeles
2008
"INDEX, conceptualism in California from the permanent collection," Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
"Emerson vs Nietzsche," China Art Objects, Los Angeles
"Pretty Ugly," Maccarone Gallery; Gavin Brown’s enterprise, 620 Greenwich St, New York, (curated by Alison Gingeras)
Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
"Yes / No / Other Options," Art Sheffield 08, Sheffield, UK (curated by Jan Verwoert)
"Cohabitation: 13 artists and Collage," Francesca Kaufman Gallery, Milan, Italy
"Grabbing at Straws," Studio Guenzani, Milan, Italy
"Word Event," Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland
2007
"Blind Date Istanbul," Sabanci Museum, Istanbul, Turkey (cat.)
"Learn to Read," Tate Modern, London, UK
"Fit to Print: Printed Media in Recent Collage," Gagosian Gallery, New York
"for REE," Marc Foxx, Los Angeles
"If I Can’t Dance, I Don’t Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution," Museum of Contemporary Art, Antwerp, Belgium
"Romantic Conceptualism," Nurenberg Kunstverein & BAWAG Foundation, Vienna
2006
"If I can’t Dance... Feminist Legacies and Potentials in Contemporary Art Practice," De Appel, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
"The Studio," The Hugh Lane Museum, Dublin, Ireland (curated by Jens Hoffman and Christina Kennedy)
"Dereconstruction," Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York (cat.)
"Galerie Daniel Buchholz," Koln, Metro Pictures, New York
"Esquiador en el fondo de un pozo," The Jumex collection, Mexico City, Mexico (curated by Michel Blancsube)
"Textual Works: Bethan Huws and Frances Stark," New Langton Arts, San Francisco
2005
"Looking at words: the Formal Presence of Text in Modern and Contemporary works on Paper," Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York
"Monuments for the USA," White Columns, New York Gallery Artists, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles
"Faculty Exhibition," USC School of Fine Arts, Los Angeles
"Post No Bills," White Columns, New York
2004
"Works on Paper," Philomene Magers, Munich, Germany
Martin Klosterfelde, Berlin, Germany
"The World Becomes a Private World: Selections from the collection of Penny Cooper and Rena Rosenwasser," Mills College Art Museum, Oakland
2003
"The Space of Writing," MKG Art Management, Houston
"Filmscreening by Florian Pumosl," Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany
"for nobody knows himself if he is only himself and not another at the same time," Marc Foxx, Los Angeles
"Korrekturem," Galerie Kamm, Berlin, Germany
"The Great Drawing Show: 1550-2003 A.D.," Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles
"Drop Out!," China Art Objects Galleries, Los Angeles
"Creeping Revolution 2," Rooseum, Malmo, Sweden
2002
"Air Guitar: Art Reconsidering Rock Music," Milton Keynes Gallery, Central Milton Keynes, UK
"Zusammenhange herstellen," Kunstverein, Hamburg, Germany
"A Show That Will Show That A Show Is Not Only A Show," The Project, Los Angeles (curated by Jens Hoffman)
Group Show, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles
"Jim, Jonathan, Kenny, Frances and Sol," Stedelink Museum, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (curated by Maxine Kopsa)
"Personal Plans," Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland (cat.)
"Rock My World," CCAC, San Francisco (cat.)
"Paintings," Marc Foxx, Los Angeles
2001
"Drawings," Greene Naftali, New York
"Frances Stark meets Morgan Fisher," Klosterfelde, Berlin, Germany
"Patterns: Between Object and Arabesque," Kunsthallen Brandts Klaedefabrik, Germany
"The Slide Area," James Van Damme Gallery, Brussels, Belgium (curated by Terry R. Myers) Ileana Tounta, Athens, Greece
"Locating Drawing," Lawing Gallery, Houston
"White Album," Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica (curated by Jan Tumlir)
2000
"Circles," ZKM, Karlsruhue, Germany
"OO," Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York
"made in california: art, image, and identity," 1900–2000, LACMA, Los Angeles
"Of the moment: Contemporary Art from the Permanent Collection," San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany, Jurgen Becker, Hamburg, Germany
"Opere Su Carta", Studio Guenzani, Milan, Italy
"L.A.," Monika Spruth & Philomene Magers, Cologne, Germany
1999
Philomene Magers Projekte, Munich, Germany
"Hot Spots," Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina at Greensboro & Pittsburg Center for the Arts, Pennsylvania
1998
"In the Beginning," Murray Guy, New York Word Perfect, Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago
"Obscure Camera," 2nd Space Gallery, San Francisco (curated by Mary Ceruti)
"Paper Thin," Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco
"L.A. on Paper," Three Day Weekend at Galerie Krizinger, Vienna, Austria
"Der Arbeit des Zeichnens," Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen, Germany
"New Work: Drawings Today," San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
"Tracing Marks," Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
"Paper," J. Christ Gallery, Boise
"Drawings: An Annual Bicoastal Invitational," Meyerson & Nowinski, Seattle
"Sharon Lockhart, Laura Owens and Frances Stark," Blum & Poe, Santa Monica
"Ten Los Angeles Artists," Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco
1996
"The Power of Suggestion: Narrative & Notation in Contemporary Drawings," Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
"Just Past: The Contemporary and Permanent Collection 1975–1996," Museum of Contemporary Art at The Geffen Contemporary, Los Angeles
"Stream of Consciousness, 8 Los Angeles Artists," University of California, Santa Barbara (cat.)
"Affairs, Institute for Contemporary Art," Vienna, Austria
"Controfiguro," Studio Guenzani, Milan, Italy
"Krisanamis/Stark," Marc Foxx, Santa Monica
"First Person," Marc Foxx, Santa Monica
1995
"Dark Memories," Marc Foxx, Santa Monica
"Filmcuts," Neugerriemschneider, Berlin, Germany
"New Testament," Marc Foxx, Santa Monica
"Smells Like Vinyl," Roger Merians, New York
Gavin Brown’s enterprise, 558 Broome St, New York
1994
"Inaugural Exhibition," ACME, Santa Monica
"The Freed Weed," Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
"Red Rover, Red Rover," Three Day Weekend, Los Angeles
"The Grammarians," Chapman College, Orange
1993
"Invitational ‘93," Regen Projects, Los Angeles
"Zuzuglich," Merz Akademie und Room Tomoyo Kawai, Stuttgart, Germany
Screenings
2019
"The Magic Flute," ArtNight Screening, Mirth, Marvel and Maud, London, UK
"An Evening with Frances Stark," The Wattis Institute, San Francisco, CA
2018
"An Evening with Frances Stark screening of The Magic Flute," MoMA, June
"Artists’ Film Club: Frances Stark: Magic Flute," ICA London, April
"The Magic Flute," Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
2017
"The Magic Flute, as part of programming for Chagall: Fantasies for the Stage," LACMA, Los Angeles
"Premier of The Magic Flute," LACMA, Los Angeles
2016
"Migrating Forms," screening and Q&A, Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), Brooklyn, NY
2014
"Nothing is Enough," International Short Film Festival Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
2013
"Who Runs May Read," South London Gallery, London, UK
"My Best Thing," Aspen Art Museum, Aspen
"My Best Thing," Cube Cinema, Bristol, UK
2012
"My Best Thing," Bijou Theater, CalArts, Valencia, CA
2011
"My Best Thing," The Banff Centre, Banff, Canada
"My Best Thing," Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK
Selected Talks
2019
Visiting Artist Lecture, Manetti Shrem Museum, University of California, Davis, CA
Frances Stark: Art Studio Visiting Artist Lecture Series, UC Davis Arts, Davis, CA (forthcoming)
Name That Tune: Frances Stark, LAXART, Hollywood, CA
2018
Frances Stark, Zabar Visiting Artist, Hunter University, NY
Frances Stark in conversation with Sohrab Mohebbi, in conjunction with Daniel Buren: Voile/Toile-Toile/Voile, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
Artist talk, Cal State Long Beach, Long Beach
Artist talk, Carnegie Mellon School of Art, Pittsburgh
2017
Frances Stark in conversation with Ian Svenonius, The Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, D.C.
2016
Frances Stark in conversation with Yuval Sharon and Stephanie Barron, LACMA, Los Angeles
Artist presentation as part of UH-OH: Frances Stark 1991-2015, Muesum of Fine Arts, Boston
“Conversations with Artists", Heidi Zuckerman in conversation with Frances Stark, Walead Beshty and Liz Larner, ARTBOOK, Hauser & Wirth, Los Angeles, November
Frances Stark in conversation with Alexander Dumbadze, Conversations with Artists Lecture Series, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
2015
Freeway: Crack in the System, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
Alexyss K. Tylor & Frances Stark: Vagina Power, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
Casa de mi Padre, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
Panel discussion with actor Will Ferrell, director Matt Piedmont, writer Adnrew Steeele and producer Jessica Elbaum, regarding the film Casa de mi Padre, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
“On Sturtevant.” Artists on Artists Series, MOCA, Los Angeles
Stanya Kahn in conversation with Frances Stark, 356 Mission Road, Los Angeles
Lecture in conjunction with opening reception of the Intimism exhibition, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
“At the Rim of the F*#%ing Paradigm,” Keynote Address, Contemporary Artists’ Books Conference, LA Art Book Fair, Los Angeles
2014
On Mike Kelley, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angelesdation, New York
Who Cares If It’s Painting?, Panel discussion on Sigmar Polke, The Museum of M
UC Irvine Lecture, Irvine
Paris Photo LA, Panel with Leigh Ledare & Simon Castets
Frances Stark on Robert Ryman, Artists on Artists Lecture Series, DIA Art Foun odern Art, New York
“Complex Education: Paying Homage; A Lecture by Frances Stark,” Lecture at MoMA PS1, New York
“Opening the Kimono,” Frances Stark and David Kravitz, Seven on Seven 5th Anniversary, New Museum, New York
Artist talk and group critique, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
2013
Artist talk with Ed Atkins, moderated by Klaus Biesenbach, Julia Stoschek Collection, Düsseldorf, Germany
Artist talk, from the Logan Center for the Arts, University of Chicago, Chicago
Artist talk, from International House, in conjunction with exhibition White Petals Surround Your Yellow Heart, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia
Frances Stark in conversation with Michael Smith, The Aspen Art Museum, Aspen
2012
Artist talk, Paul Branch Lecture Series, from Bijou Theater, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia
Graduate Fine Arts Lecture Series, from Graduate Fine Arts Studios, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles
Artist talk, Spring Visiting Lecture Series, from Grivetz Hall, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa BarbaraArtist talk, Graduate Art Seminar Lecture Series, from LA Times Theater, Art Center College of Design, Los Angeles
Artist talk and book signing, from Emily Carr Theatre, Vancouver, British Columbia
2011
Lecture as part of Frances Stark: The whole of all the parts as well as the parts of all the parts, Danforth Lecture Hall, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland
“Houseguest: Frances Stark Selects from the Grunwald Collection,” Lecture, from Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
Artist talk, MFA Lecture Series: Frances Stark from Roski School of Fine Arts, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
“Staging Language,” Lecture, Performa, Cooper Union, New York
Screening of “Structures That Fit my Opening and Other Parts in Relation to Their Whole.” The Life of the Artist series, Piet Zwart Institute for Postgraduate Studies and Research, Rotterdam, April 9
2010
Artist talk, Princeton University, Lewis Center for the Arts, Princeton
“The Sycophancy of the Contemporary Artist and the Impossibility of Getting to Know Mark E. Smith,” Lecture and teaching engagement, Sommerakademie from Kunsthalle Bern/Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern, Switzerland
2009
“Scholars in Dialogue: Art and Text” with Malik Gaines, Norton Simon Museum of Art,
Pasadena
“Panel Discussion: Standing anywhere in the space in a relaxed position,” Silke Otto¬ Knapp, Jan Verwoert, Frances Stark, Flora Wiegmann, Lindsay Fischer and Ballet Master of National Ballet of Canada, The Banff Centre, Banff, Canada
“Monday Night Lecture Series,” Portland State University, Portland
“Art Talk,” AM on the Radio, May 11, KPSU, Portland Artist Talk, The Banff Centre, Banff, Canada
Panel discussion with Anthony Huberman, Jimmy Raskin, David Hullfish Bailey, St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis
Artist Talk, CalArts, Valencia
“The Sycophancy of the Contemporary Artist and the Impossibility of Reaching Out to Mark E. Smith,” Contra Mundum, Mandrake, Los Angeles
2008
Randolf Cliff Residency Artist’s Talk, National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland
“Hey! Hey! Glossolalia! The Eroticism of Pedagogy,” Creative Time event, Judson Church, New York
Artist talk, Secession, Vienna, Austria
Visiting Artist lecture, Otis College of Art, Los Angeles
Artist Talk: “The New Vision," Stadelschule, Frankfurt, Germany
2007
Frances Stark, Bruce Hainley and Jeremy Sigler, MAK Center for Art, Los Angeles
Symposium: On the Future of Art Schools,” Roski School of Fine Arts, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
2005
Art Center, Pasadena Claremont College, Claremont
Claremont College, Claremont
OXBOW High School of the Arts, Napa
2004
“Art in Southern California: From the 90s to Now,” Southern California Consortium of Art Schools, MOCA Pacific Design Center, West Hollywood
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco
2003
University of Southern California, Los Angeles
Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco
University of California, San Diego
2002
Royal College of Art, London, UK
2001
Yale University, New Haven
“Readings from Scripts by Raymond Pettibon,” Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica
“In Honor of Raymond Pettibon,” MOCA, Los Angeles
Jurgen Becker Gallery, Hamburg, Germany
2000
Städelschule, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
1999
MOCA, Los Angeles
Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center, Venice
The Hanbury Community Project, Hanbury Hall, London UK
1998
University of Illinois Chicago, Gallery 400, Chicago
Art Center College of Design, Pasadena
University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
“New Collector’s Forum,” SFMOMA, San Francisco
“One Half Hour of Air”, KXLU, Los Angeles School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
1997
CRG, New York
Eagle Rock Cultural Center, Los Angeles
Seca, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco
University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
Women History Month Guest, Cal State LA, Los Angeles
Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center, Venice
1996
University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles
Studio Guenzani, Milan, Italy
Künstlerhaus Bethanian, Berlin, Germany
Kunstverein in Hamburg, Germany
Merz Akademie, Stuttgart, Germany
1995
Mellon Foundation Guest, CALARTS, Santa Clarita
Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center, Venice
1994
Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center, Venice
1993
Los Angeles Poetry Festival, Barnsdall Art Park, Los Angeles Regen Projects, Los Angeles
“Twenty Fall Into Three” Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA