Timeline

1955
Born Torrance, CA
1979
BA, California State University, Northridge, CA
1981
MFA, The Otis Art Institute of the Parsons School of Design, Los Angeles, CA
Winning entry for Venice Family Clinic Art Walk Venice, CA
Lives in Las Vegas, Nevada

Exhibitions

2002
“Relics of LBJ’s 1966 Visit to Australia,” Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.
“Clown Stains,” UTSA Satellite Space, San Antonio, Texas.
Presidential Site, Nassau County Museum of Art, New York
“Dumbo and Beyond,” Davis Gallery, Austin, Texas.
The Sydney Biennial, Sydney, Australia.
“Off the Grid,” Lehmann Maupin, New York
“(The World May Be) Fantastic,” Sydney Biennale 2002, Sydney, Australia.
2001
“The Virgin, The Poet and the President,” Lehmann Maupin, New York (solo)
1996 “Kungliga Palatset,” (Collaborative Installation with Jane Callister.) Konsthögskolan, Umeå, Sweden.
“The Magic Hour,” organized by Neue Galerie at the Kunstlerhaus, Graz, Austria.
“inSITE 2000,” (Second Phase), The Marriot Courtyard Guadalupe Apparition (simulacrum found on marble column in the Marriot Hotel lobby), San Diego, CA.
2000
“Made in California: Art, Image and Identity, 1900-2000,” Los Angeles
County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA.
“Jeffrey Vallance: Culture Mix,” film program, MK 2 Project Café, Paris, France, March 7.
“inSITE 2000,” San Diego, CA/Tijuana, Mexico (installation at the Tijuana Wax Museum).
“Blurry Lines,” John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI.
“Postmodern Heretics: The Catholic Imagination in Contemporary Art,” Klemm Gallery – Studio Angelico, Siena Heights University (founded by the Adrian Dominican Sisters), Adrian, MI.
“Faith,” Dynamite Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI.
1999
Paranormal Diagrams: Heretical Theories, Art Institute of Boston
“Anomalies,” Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
Jeffrey Vallance/Drawings, Y1 Stockholm, Sweden
“Midnight Walkers and City Sleepers,” W139, The Erotic Museum, Red Light District, Amsterdam.
“Heaven,” Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Germany; traveling in 1999-2000 to the Tate Gallery, Liverpool.
“Rue Louise Weiss,” Abbaye Saint-André, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Ville de Maymac, France.
“cARTe blanche,” Centre Culturel Français de Turin, Turin, Italy.
“Forming: The Early Days of L.A. Punk,” Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA.
“God Don’t Make No Junk,” with Jim Shaw and Rev. Ethan Acres, Angstrom Gallery, Dallas, TX.
1998
Paranormal Diagrams: Heretical Theories, Lehmann Maupin New York, NY
1-15 (Interstate Highway Fifteen) (Curatorial works), Post Gallery Los Angeles, CA
Everybody Loves a Clown, Baby, Why Don't You?, Guggenheim Gallery at Chapman University
“Deluxe: Who and What’s HOT in Las Vegas,” SITE Las Vegas, NV.
“Luck of the Draw,” Nevada Institute for Contemporary Art, Las Vegas, NV.
“The 100 Dollar and Up Show,” POST, Los Angeles, CA.
“Beyond the Matter of Space: Big Ideas in a Small Room,” curated by John Geary, Beyond Baroque, Venice, CA.
1997
Anomalies, Contemporary Art Collective Las Vegas, CA
The Vegas Show, Rosamund Felsen Gallery Santa Monica, CA
Scene of the Crime, UCLA at the Armand Hammer Museum of Art Los Angeles, CA
Drawings...A Bi-Coastal Invitational, Meyerson & Nowinski Seattle, WA
The Vegas Show (curatorial works), Rosamund Felsen Gallery Santa Monica, CA
1996
Popoccultural, South London Gallery London, England
The Cranberry Show: An Exhibition of Good Taste (curatorial works), The Cranberry Museum Henderson, NV
The Magic Show (curatorial work), Magic and Movie Hall of Fame O'Sheas Casino, Las Vegas, NV
1995
Liberace! The Man, The Myth, Temporary Contemporary Gallery Las Vegas, NV
1995
The Debbie Reynolds Art Show! (curatorial work), Debbie Reynolds Casino-Museum Las Vegas, NV
1995
Clown Oasis (curatorial work), Ron Lee's World of Clowns Museum Henderson, NV
1995
Norwegian Satanism (Television), Jack van Impe, Trinity Broadcasting Network
1995
Elvis + Marilyn: 2 x Immortal, The Institute of Contemporay Art Boston, MA
1995
Selections from the Robert A. Rowan Trust Collection, Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
1995
20 Hot Artists Who Are Cooler Than Science, Cafe Expresso Roma Las Vegas, NV
1995
Confronting Nature, Main Art Gallery California State University, Fullerton, CA
1995
Collectism, a look at collectors and their magnificent obsessions, Track 16 Gallery Santa Monica, CA
1995
From L.A. with Love, Galerie Praz-Delavallade Paris, France
1995
A Glimpse of the Norton Collection: as revealed by Kim Dingle, Santa Monica Museum Santa Monica, CA
1995
The World of Jeffrey Vallance, Santa Monica Museum of Art Santa Monica, CA
1994
The Nixon Museum, Galerie Praz-Delavallade Paris, France
1994
Animal Farm, James Corcoran Gallery Santa Monica, CA
1994
Pen and Ink, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum Santa Barbara, CA
1994
Pro-Creation, Kunsthalle Freiburg, Germany
1994
Facts and Figures, Selections from the Lannan Foundation, Lannan Foundation Los Angeles, CA
1994
Cronologias, Tem'stocles 44 Mexico City, Mexico
1994
Hi-Lite on Portraits, Scott Rot Farnum, Robert Berman Gallery Santa Monica, CA
1994
The Art Cup, Garth Clark Gallery Los Angeles, CA
1994
Journals, Galerie Praz-Delavallade Paris, France
1993
L.A. Stories, Jack Rutberg Fine Arts Los Angeles, CA
1993
World of Difference; Art, Tourism and Cultural Dialogues, Euphrat Gallery De Anza College, Cupertino, CA
1993
Carnet de Voyage, Galerie Praz-Dela Vallade Paris, France
1993
Kustom Kulture, Laguna Art Museum Laguna Beach, CA
1993
Three is a Shroud, Rosamund Felsen Gallery Los Angeles, CA
1993
Randy Travis Project, Randy Travis Museum Nashville, TN
1993
Emi Fontana Gallery Milan, Italy
1993
And Now a Moment a Prayer (Television), Germany TV channel 40 Cologne, Germany
1993
Superbarrio Protest Against Televisa, Televisa T.V. Station Mexico City, Mexico
1993
Crawling on My Knees to the Virgin, Basilica de Guadalupe Mexico, City. Mexico
1993
Crawling up the Holy Stairs, Scala Sancta Sancta Sanctorum, Rome
1992
Appointment at the Vatican, Office of the Secretariat of State Citta del Vaticano, Vatican, Rome
1992
Self-Portrait Sudarium, Obelisk, St. Peter's Square Vatican, Rome
1992
Randy Travis Museum Nashville, TN
1992
Splashing with Barry (Marian Barry Pool Party) (peformance), Marian Barry's house Washington D.C.
1992
Museo Del Centro Internazionale Di Sindonologia Turin, Italy
1992
Paul McCarthy, Lari Pittman, Jeffrey Vallance, Studio Guenzani Milan, Italy
1992
I Thought California Would be Different: New Work in the Permanent Collection, Laguna Art Museum Laguan Beach, CA
1992
The Crucifixion Through the Modern Eye, Hearst Art Gallery Saint Mary's College, Moraga, CA
1992
Just Pathetic II, American Fine Arts New York, NY
1992
Group Drawing Exhibition, Stuart Regen Gallery Los Angeles, CA
1992
Mostra da Gravura Cidade de Curitba, Museu Da Gravura Curitiba, Brasil
1992
Viaggio a Los Angeles, Castello di Rivara Torino, Italy
1992
Boxes, Space Gallery Los Angeles, CA
1992
LAX, Galerie Krinzinger Vienna, Austria
1992
Twenty Fragile Pieces, Galerie Analix - B. & L. Polla Geneva, Switzerland
1991
Environmental Legacies: Countdown to the Millennium, Armory Center for the Arts Pasadena, CA
1991
Monnaie de singe, Ecole De Nimes Nimes, France
1991
The Store Show, Richard Bennet Gallery Los Angeles, CA
1991
20th Century Collage, Centro Cultural Arte Contemporaneo Mexico City, Mexico
1991
Letters, Christine Burgin Gallery New York, NY
1991
Quick Coagulation Forms The August Corpse, Rosamund Felsen Gallery Los Angeles, CA
1991
Presenting Rearwards, Rosamund Felsen Gallery Los Angeles, CA
1991
Addicitions, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum Santa Barbara, CA
1991
Jeffrey Vallance Presents The Richard Nixon Museum, Rosamund Felsen Gallery Los Angeles, CA
1991
Marc Jancou Gallery Zurich, Switzerland
1991
Nixon Convention, Inn at the Park Hotel Anaheim, CA
1990
Nixon Artifact Conference, Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace Yorba Linda, CA
1990
Forgiveness, Southwest Museum Los Angeles, CA
1990
All Quiet on the Western Front?, Espace Dieu Paris, France
1990
Con/Texts, Moody Gallery Houston, TX
1990
After Laughter, Laughing Matters Festival Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
1990
Dialogue Prague/Los Angeles, Arroyo Arts Collective Highland Park, CA
1990
After Taste, Future Perfect Gallery Los Angeles, CA
1990
Past & Present -- Selected Works by Gallery Artists, Rosamund Felsen Gallery Los Angeles, CA
1990
Stained Sheets/Holy Shroud, Krygier/Landau Contemporary Art Santa Monica, CA
1990
Surf Board Art, Ace Market Place (Venice Art Walk) Venice, CA
1990
China: June 4, 1989, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions Los Angeles, CA
1990
Just Pathetic, Rosamund Felsen Gallery Los Angeles, CA
1990
L.A. My Third Lady, Galerie Tanja Grunert Koln, Germany
1989
Forty Years of California Assemblage, Wight Art Gallery, University of California Los Angeles, CA
1989
Blinky the Friendly Hen, 10 Year Anniversary Exhibition, Rosamund Felsen Gallery Los Angeles, CA
1989
Blinky (video collaboration with Bruce and Norman Yonemoto), Long Beach Museum of Art Long Beach, CA
1989
Open Channels IV, Long Beach Museum of Art Long Beach, CA
1989
Electronic Arts Intermix, New York, NY
1989
Fukui International Video Biennale (catalogue), Fukui International Video Biennale Fukui, Japan
1989
Beyond Baroque, Venice, CA
1989
Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA
1989
Armory Center for the Arts Pasadena, CA
1989
World Wide Video Festival (catalogue), Kijkhuis The Hague, Holland
1989
Fossil Fuel and Tree of Renewal, Future Perfect Los Angeles, CA
1989
A Journey to Extremes, Venice Art Walk Venice, CA
1989
The Temptation, Collezione d'Arte Religiosa Moderna Citt del Vaticano, Vatican
1989
Life Styles of the Rich and Famous/Trinity Broadcasting Network-Kava Ceremony (performance), Beyond Baroque Venice, CA
1988
Autopsy (performance), Office of Dr. Roy L. Walford Venice, CA
1988
Blinky's 10 Year Anniversary, Exhumation (performance), Los Angeles Pet Memorial Park Calabasas, CA
1988
The Throne Room: Icelandic Women and the King of Tonga Part II, Rosamund Felsen Gallery Los Angeles, CA
1988
Mermaids and Myths of the Sea, Community Arts Inc. San Francisco, CA
1988
Tools, San Francisco Airports Commission Exhibitions San Francisco, CA
1988
Recent Portraits, Tatistcheff Gallery Santa Monica, CA
1988
Risibility Askew, Bess Cutler Gallery New York, NY
1988
Open Channels IV, Bruce and Norman, Long Beach Museum of Art Long Beach, CA
1988
Video-tape showing, Electronic Arts Intermix New York, NY
1988
Dialogue Prague/Los Angeles, Lidovy Dum Prague, Czechoslovakia
1988
America Pie, Bess Cutler Gallery New York, NY
1988
Coast to Coast, Stones Gallery Lihue, Kauai
1987
LA2DA, La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art La Jolla, CA
1987
Los Angeles/Houston, DiverseWorks Houston, TX
1987
Animals, California State University Fullerton, CA
1987
Animal Art, Steirischer Herbst Graz, Austria
1987
Group Show, USC Atelier Santa Monica, CA
1987
Just Cows, Ankrum Gallery Los Angeles, CA
1987
Facings, Downey Museum of Art Downey, CA
1987
Alumi Invitational, Otis/Parsons Los Angeles, CA
1987
Houston Office (performance), DiverseWorks Houston, TX
1987
Icelandic Women and the King of Tonga, Rosamund Felsen Gallery Los Angeles, CA
1987
Tropical Topics, Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art Monterey, CA
1987
Re:Placement, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions Los Angeles, CA
1987
Lost and Found in California: Four Decades of Assemblage Art, James Corcoran Gallery Santa Monica, CA
1987
Artist's Liaision, Evanston Art Center Evanston, IL
1987
Art Against Aids, Murray Feldman Gallery Los Angeles, CA
1987
New Works on Paper, Rosamund Felsen Gallery Los Angeles, CA
1987
The Joan Rivers Show (Television), Fox Television Hollywood, CA
1986
Arts Illustrated (Television), KCET Los Angeles, CA
1986
DoFinni (Television), Reykjavik Television Reykjavik, Iceland
1986
TV Generations, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions Los Angeles, CA
1986
Meanwhile, back at the ranch...., Kuhlenschmidt/Simon Los Angeles, CA
1986
Jeffrey Vallance, Living Art Museum Reykjavik, Iceland
1986
Tumu Nu Ritual (performance), Areora Village Atiu, Cook Islands
1986
Meeting with Vigdis Finnbogadottir, President fo Iceland (performance), Forseti Hsll Reykjavik, Iceland
1985
Office, The Old Print Shop Los Angeles, CA
1985
I Joined the Samoan Police Force (performance), Leone Village American Samoa
1985
Audience with His Majesty King Taufa'ahau Topou IV (performance), Royal Palace Nuku'alofa, Tonga
1985
Tongan Jam Session (performance), Zero-D Recording Studio Nuku'alofa, Tonga
1985
Landing Place of the Spirits (performance), Matavera Village Rarotonga, Cook Islands
1985
Best of the West, Zero Gallery Los Angeles, CA
1985
Off the Street, Cultural Affairs Department Los Angeles, CA
1985
16 x 26 Landscapes, Quint Gallery San Diego, CA
1985
Perspectives 1985, California State University Northridge, CA
1985
B & W, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, CA
1984
Narrative Sculpture, Palm Springs Desert Museum Palm Springs, CA
1984
California Bookworks: The Last Five Years, Otis/Parsons Los Angeles, CA
1984
American Sculpture, Margo Leavin Gallery Los Angeles, CA
1984
Reykjavik/Origlio, Rosamund Felsen Gallery Los Angeles, CA
1984
Regis Philbin Show (Television), ABC Television New York, NY
1983
The Cutting Edge (Television), MTV host on monthly show New York, NY
1983
The David Letterman Show (Television), NBC, guest New York, NY
1983
TV Jack (Television), Asahi Broadcasting Corporation Osaka, Japan
1983
Aitutaki, A Series of Pacific Images, Rosamund Felsen Gallery Los Angeles, CA
1983
Contemporary Collages: Extension, Claremont Colleges Galleries Claremont, CA
1983
Dogs, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, IL
1983
Summer Show, Rosamund Felsen Gallery Los Angeles, CA
1983
Facings, Downey Museum of Art Downey, CA
1983
Cultural Excavations: Recent and Distant, Japanese Cultural and Community Center Los Angeles, CA
1983
Miles Above: 19 Return to Otis/Parsons, Otis Art Institute of the Parsons School of Design Los Angeles, CA
1983
Art in the Dark, Claremont Graduate School Claremont, CA
1983
Spy Tiki Modern, Fun Gallery West San Francisco, CA
1982
New Now Narratives, California State University Northridge, CA
1982
Critical Perspectives, P.S.1 Long Island, NY
1982
5 From L.A., Mandeville Art Gallery University of California, San Diego, CA
1982
The Atomic Salon, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts New York, NY
1982
Imaginative Sculpture, Security Pacific Bank Los Angeles, CA
1982
New Work, Rosamund Felsen Gallery Los Angeles, CA
1982
Stephen Seemayer/Jeffrey Vallance, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, CA
1982
Jeffrey Vallance, Social Historian, University Art Museum Santa Barbara, CA
1982
Jeffrey Vallance, Claremont Graduate School Claremont, CA
1982
Alive and Well (Television), USA Cable (Interview with Meredith MacCrae)
1981
Machines and Other Articles, Rosamund Felsen Gallery Los Angeles, CA
1981
International Artists' Book Show, Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, IL
1981
M.F.A. Exhibition, Parsons School of Design Los Angeles, CA
1981
Humor in Art (catalogue), Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, CA
1981
The Fix-It-Up Show, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions Los Angeles, CA
1981
The Anti-WW3 Internationalist Art Show, Parsons School of Design New York, NY
1980
Westwood Clay National 1980, Otis Parsons Gallery Los Angeles, CA
1980
Show and Tell, Conejo Valley Art Museum Janss Mall, Thousand Oaks, CA
1980
Group Exhibition, Social and Public Art Resource Center Venice, CA
1980
An American in Senegal, Daniel Sorano Hall of National Treasure Dakar, Republic of Senegal
1979
Women Speak Out About Insects, Otis Art Institute of the Parsons School of Design Los Angeles, CA
1979
American Symptoms-Art Parked, on Main near Windward Venice, CA
1979
Artist as Social Critic -1979, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles, CA
1978
World Imitation-Products Exhibition, Gallery 405 E. 4th St., 3rd floor Los Angeles, CA
1978
International Self-Portrait Invitational, Northlight Gallery Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
1978
The Blimp Show, Junior Arts Center Gallery Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles, CA
1978
Blinky, the Friendly Hen, Los Angeles Pet Cemetery Calabasas, CA
1978
Statements and Drawings by U.S. Senators, Entrance Gallery L.A. Institute of Contemporary Arts, Los Angeles, CA
1978
The U.S. Senate: A Survey on the Arts, Washington Project for the Arts Washington, D.C.
1977
Wall Socket Plate Installation, Members' Room, Los Angeles County Museum of Art Los Angeles, CA
1977
Dinky, My Pen Pal (performance), ongoing correspondence by U.S. Mail
1977
Mojave Case (performance), Mojave Desert, CA
1977
The Sam Yorty Show (Television),
1976
Bicentennial Snails, Canoga Park, CA
1975
Man Eating Popcorn at Zody's, Zody's Department Store Canoga Park, CA
1973
L.A. City Hall Frisbee Throwing Spectacular (performance),
1973
Seymour (performance), Los Angeles City Hall Los Angeles, CA
1973
Youth Expression 73, Los Angeles County Museum of Art Los Angeles, CA