Ed Templeton  (American, 1972) 

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Ed Templeton Biography
1972   Born: in Garden Grove, CA
1994   Had his first solo exhibition in New York at Alleged Gallery
2008   Deformer, his first hardcover monograph, was published by Damiani
  Search for Art, grand prize for the “Teenage Smokers” photo installation; Milan, Italy
  Lives and works in Huntington Beach, CA
Selected Exhibitions
2006   Tim van Laere Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium (solo)
2006   Deformer, Colette, Paris, France (solo)
2006   Suffer the Joy, Arco Art Fair, Madrid, Spain (solo)
2006   Mexico/LA curated by Aaron Rose, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2006   Dig For Fire,Tim Van Laere Gallery,Antwerp,Belgium
2006   Americans, curated by Peter Weiermair, Kunstalle Vienna, Austria
2006   Beautiful Losers, La Triennale de Milano, Italy
2006   Beautiful Losers, Le Tri Postal, Lille, France
2006   Skate Culture, Preus Museum, Horten, Norway
2006   LA Art in NY, Altman Building, New York, NY, USA
2006   BANG! BANG!, Musée d’Art et d’Industrie, Saint-Étienne, France
2006   Preus Museum of Photography, Horten, Norway
2006   Biennial of Romania
2006   Carpe Diem, Onsix Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA
2006   Mixed Plates, Voice Gallery, San Diego, CA, USA
2006   Monster Child Gallery, Sydney, Australia, USA
2005   First We Take Museums, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Filnand
2005   Beautiful Losers, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA, USA
2005   Raw Dogs, New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2005   Improved, The Postcard Project” Fosterart, London, England
2005   You Ruin My Life, 2 person with Deanna Templeton, Anti-Social, Vancouver, Canada
2005   Beautiful Losers, Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD , USA (catalogue)
2005   The Fogged Mirror, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA, USA (solo)
2005   Mined Empty, Nils Staerk Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark (solo)
2005   The Judas Goat, Modern Art, London, England (solo)
2005   Kiasma, Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland (solo)
2004   Angel of Decay, Acquario Romano, Rome, Italy (solo)
2004   The Prevailing Nothing, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA, USA (solo)
2004   Ed Templeton, 55DSL, Milan, Italy (solo)
2004   Beautiful Losers, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA(catalogue)
2004   Beautiful Losers, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA, USA
2004   The OsCene, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA, USA
2004   No More Reality, Nils Staerk Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
2003   The Fourth Sex (adolescent extremes), Stazione Leopolda, Florence, Italy, curated by Francesco Bonami and Ralf Simons
2003   Modart Munich, ISPO Center, Munich, Germany
2003   Crazy Bastard" New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2003   Skate Culture: The Art of Skateboarding, Contemporary Arts Center, Virginia Beach, Ca, USA
2003   Models and Mavericks, Museum Het Domein, Sittard, Holland
2002   I, Camera, 0-1 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2002   Detour, Covivant Gallery, Tampa, FL, USA
2002   The Essential Disturbance, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France (solo)
2002   Super Hero, New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2002   Scratch off the Serial, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA, USA
2002   Juxtapoz 8th Anniversary Art Show" Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, Ca, USA
2002   Session the Bowl, Deitch Projects, New York, NY, USA
2002   Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France (solo)
2001   The Portrait Show, New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2001   Sunshine, Alleged Gallery, New York, NY, USA
2001   Paintaholics, New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2001   The Black Sperm of Vengeance, 2 person with Leigh Ledare, New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2001   Precious Cargo, KBond, Los Angeles CA, USA
2001   Deeply Scathed, Aki-Ex Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
2001   The Sado-Voyeurist, 1Pixel Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, USA (solo)
2001   Situation-Comedy, Museum Het Domein, Sittard, Netherlands, USA (solo)
2000   Wires Crossed, New Image Art / Bookarts, Santa Monica CA, USA (solo)
2000   Barb Wire Heaven, New Image Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2000   Disciplined and Vigilent” 2 person with Tobin Yelland, The Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2000   Pure” ESP Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA
2000   Arkitip, Exposition and Projections, Espace Flon, Lausanne, Switzerland
2000   Poster Renaissance, New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2000   Best of the West, 0-1 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2000   Modart 2000, Modart Gallery, San Diego, CA, USA
2000   Search for Art, Area Bovisa, Milan, Italy
2000   Museum Het Domein, Netherlands (solo)
1999   Modart Warp Tour, traveling exhibit in the US and Europe
1999   The Bathroom Show” New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA
1999   Modart 99, Modart Gallery, San Diego, CA, USA
1999   The Bird Show, Space 1026, Philadelphia, PA, USA
1999   The Golden Age of Neglect, Alleged Gallery, NY, USA (solo)
1998   Retarded, Space 1026, Philadelphia, PA, USA (solo)
1998   Off the Hook, The Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA
1998   Modart 98” Modart Gallery, San Diego, CA, USA
1998   The Outsiders, Terrain Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA
1997   Graphic vs. Product, 0-1 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
1997   The Independents, Alleged Gallery, New York, NY, USA
1996   Culture is Our Business, Melbourne Museum of Art, Australia
1995   Grind: the graphics and culture of skateboarding, Huntington Beach, USA
1995   Art Center, Huntington Beach, CA –curated by Tyler Stallings and Ed Templeton, USA
1995   CityFolk, Holly Solomon Gallery, New York, NY, USA
1995   Dysfunctional, Blue Note Gallery, London, England
1994   Pathetic Masterwork’s, Alleged Gallery, New York, NY, USA
1994   Waiting for the Earth to Explode, Alleged Gallery, NY, USA (solo)
1993   48 hours in the hole, Gallery X, Los Angeles CA, USA
1992   The Degenerates, World Tattoo Gallery, Chicago Ill, USA
Literature
2006   Ed Templeton: Deformer, published by Grey Bull Press 2006 (forthcoming)
2006   Rose, Aaron, L.A. Street Style, Flash Art January-February 2006: 86-88
2005   Kraus, Chris and Jan Tumlir, Jane McFadden. LA Artland. Black Dog Publishing, 2005
2005   Marcopoulos, Ari, Suburban Dweller: Ed Templeton. The Journal Spring 2005: 80-112
2004   Details. December 2004: 50
2004   Vuckovich, Mike. Rawness Prevails at Ed's Latest Exhibit. Skateboarding Magazine April 2004: 86
2004   Art Review. December/January 2004: 79
2003   Ohlmann, Leah. From the Extreme to Everyday Life, Los Angeles Times Friday, December 12, 2003: E 41
2003   Stoilas, Helen, What’s On, The Art Newspaper December 2003: 9
2003   Nelson, Arty, Ed Templeton’s Big Nothing, LA Weekly Friday, November 14, 2003: 40 -41
2003   Fannel, Shelley, Champion Axle Grinder and Paintbrush Master Ed Templeton Brings It Back Home, Dazed & Confused November 2003: 46
2003   Gibb, Brian,The Prevailing Nothing, The Art Prostitute Issue #3, Fall 2003: 58