Timeline

1967
Born, Los Angeles, California
1990
BFA, Parsons School of Design, New York City, New York
1995
MFA, University of California, Los Angeles, California
2011
California Community Foundation Fellowship for Visual Artists
2011
Citibank Private Bank Emerging Artist Award, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California
Lives and works in Los Angeles, California

Exhibitions

2013
Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
Painting in Place, organized by Los Angeles Nomadic Division (LAND), Los Angeles, CA
Paradox Maintenance Technicians, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
2012
Paintings, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA (solo)
Kevin Appel, Cannon Hudson, Betsy Lin Seder, Samuel Freeman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2011
LANY, Peter Blum Gallery, New York, NY
Beta Space: Kevin Appel and Ruben Ochoa, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
Goldmine, Contemporary Works from the Collection of Sirje and Michael Gold, University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach, CA
2010
Small Paintings, Two Rooms Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
Haute, Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art, Chaffey College, Rancho Cucomunga, CA
FAX, Burnaby Art Gallery, British Columbia, Canada
FAX, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
2009
Drawings, Acme., Los Angeles, CA (solo)
2008
The Suburban, Chicago, IL (solo)
Works on Paper, Two Rooms Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
2007
Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York City, NY (solo)
Counterparts: Contemporary Painters and Their Influences, Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach, VA
Counterparts: Contemporary Painters and Their Influences, Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach, VA
Summer Stock, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2006
Wilkinson Gallery, London, England (solo)
Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California (solo)
L.A.: NOW, Galerie Fiat, Paris, France
2005
New Works on Paper , Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California
2004
Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California (solo)
Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York City, New York (solo)
Artitecture, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, California
From House to Home: Picturing Domesticity, MOCA at the Pacific Design Center
2003
Descripcion sin lugar: Una seleccion de obras de Kevin Appel, Museo Rufino Tamayo (solo)
Variance, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California
2002
New Economy Painting, ACME, Los Angeles, California (solo)
Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California (solo)
Drawing Now: Eight Propositions, Museum of Modern Art, New York City, New York
2001
Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York City, New York (solo)
New to the Modern: Recent Acquisitions, Museum of Modern Art, New York City, New York
It’s a Wild Party and We’re Having a Great Time, Paul Morris Gallery, New York
furor scribendi , Works on Paper, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California
Works on Paper , Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
010101: Art in Technological Times, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
2000
Do you hear what we hear?, Paul Morris Gallery, New York City, New York
Painting Show, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California
Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
Drawing Spaces, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
1999
Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California (solo)
Farve Volumen / Color Volume, Kunsthallen Brandts Klæ defabrik, DK-Odense
Down to Earth, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York City, New York
DRIVE-BY: New Art from L.A., South London Gallery, London, England
The Perfect Life: Artifice in L.A. 1999, Duke University Museum of Art, North Carolina
1998
Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California (solo)
proof.positive., Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, California
Abstract Painting Once Removed, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas
Architecture and Inside, Paul Morris Gallery, New York City, New York
Painting From Another Planet, Deitch Projects, New York City, New York
1997
Inhabited Spaces: Artists Depictions, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California
In Touch With..., Galerie + Edition Renate Schrö der, Kö ln, Germany
Kevin Appel, Francis Cape, Jorge Pardo, Janice Guy, New York City, New York
Quartzose: 20 Los Angeles Artists, Galleri Tommy Lund, Odense, Denmark
1996
Spanish Box, Santa Barbara, California (solo)
Interiors, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, California
1995
Sean Duffy’s Chalk Truck, Lemoyne Kennels, Los Angeles, California
UCLA MFA Thesis Exhibition, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, California
Pretty, Food House, Santa Monica, California
1994
Food House, Santa Monica, California (solo)
Thanks Again, Food House, Santa Monica, California
1993
Germinal Notations, Food House, Santa Monica, California
Paintings, Kevin Appel, Steve Hanson, Michael Pavoni, Food House, Santa Monica, California
1992
Food House at Far Bazaar, Los Angeles, California
1991
Burning in Hell, Franklin Furnace, New York City, New York
Kevin Appel, Peter Kamberski, Opus Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1990
Paintings, Opus Gallery, Los Angeles, California