Mario Ybarra Jr.  (American, 1973) 

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Mario Ybarra Jr. Biography
1973   Born in Los Angeles, CA
1996   Art Center College of Art, Pasadena, CA
1999   Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA, BFA
2001   University of California, Irvine, MFA in Studio Art
  Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA
Selected Exhibitions
2010   Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin (solo)
2009   The Only City on the Whole West Coast Without Beach Access. Brown Gallery, London (solo)
2009   New Works: 09.3. (curated by Jens Hoffman), Artpace, San Antonio TX (group)
2009   Ultrasonic. Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica CA (group)
2009   Installations Inside/Out. Armory 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena CA (group)
2009   Triennial Poly/Gráfica de San Juan. América Latina y el Caribe, San Juan, PR (group)
2009   On the Shoulders of Davids. JAUS Gallery, Los Angeles CA (group)
2008   Desertshore, Luckman Gallery, California State Los Angeles, curated by Jan Tumlir, Los Angeles, CA
2008   Los Angeles Confidential, Parc Saint-Leger – Center d’Art Contemporain, Pougues-les-Eaux, France
2008   Phantom Sightings: Art After the Chicano Movement, LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
2008   Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
2008   For All I know He had my Friend Angel Killed…, Galerie Bob Van Orsouw, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
2008   Black Squirrel Society, Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2008   Focus: Mario Ybarra Jr. – Take me out…, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL (solo)
2007   Be Good...If You Can't Be Good Be Careful..., Galleria Maze, Torino, Italy (solo)
2007   Mario Ybarra Jr., Capp Street Project, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, curated by Jens Hoffman, San Francisco, CA (solo)
2007   Bring me the head of…, Anna Helwing Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
2007   Latitude, LA Artcore, Los Angeles, CA
2007   L.A. Live: Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Scripps College, Claremont, CA
2007   The Theater of Life, Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea di Trento, Italy
2007   The World as a Stage, curated by Jessica Morgan, Tate Modern, London, UK and ICA, Boston, MA
2007   Prague Biennial 3, Prague, Czech Republic
2006   2006 California Biennial, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
2006   Tea Time For Tito, Art Basel Miami Beach, Art Positions, Miami, FL (solo)
2006   Alien Nation, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK
2006   Tijuana Biennial, Centro Cultural Tijuana, Tijuana, Mexico
2006   Grey Flags, Sculpture Center, Long Island City, NY, traveling to (CAPC) Musee d'art contemporain, Bordeaux, France
2006   Consider This…, designed by Barbara Kruger, with Mark Bradford, Dorit Cypis, Margaret Honda, Philip Rantzer, Mario Ybarra, Jr., and Bruce Yonemoto LACMA Lab, Los Angeles, CA
2006   People for a better tomorrow, curated by Meg Cranston, UC Riverside Gallery, Riverside, CA
2006   Home of the Free, curated by Jens Hoffman, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
2005   Uncertain States of America, curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Daniel Birnbaum, and Gunnar B. Kvaran, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway, traveling to CCS Bard, New York, Serpentine Gallery, London, Reykjavik Art Museum, Moscow Biennale, Herning Art Museum, CCA Warsaw, Le Musée de Sérignan, Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague and Songzhuan Art Centre, Beijing.
2004   Dreamscape: UCI Alumni Show, curated by Juli Carson, UC Irvine Art Gallery, Irvine, CA
2004   100 Artists See God, curated By John Baldessari and Meg Cranston, The Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA. Laguna Beach Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA.
2004   C-level, curated by Carolina Ponce De Leon, Galleria De La Raza, San Francisco, CA
2004   I Am The Remix, curated by Adrienne Lai, The Western Front, Vancouver, B.C.
2003   I Am A Curator, curated by Per Hutter, ROCKER BY CHOICE, curated by Tone O’Neilson, Chisenhale Gallery, London England.
2003   Slangthis, Slanguage Art Collective exhibition, 4-F Galley, Chinatown, Los Angeles, CA
2003   Rethinking Drawing, curated by Max Presneill, Raid Projects, Los Angeles, CA
2002   Better Look Twice, curated by Geoffrey C. Allen, Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA
2002   Street Show, curated by Lisa Dorin & Liza Johnson, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA
2002   Whacked, curated by John Souza, The Practice Space, Los Angeles, CA
2002   A Show That Will Show That A Show Is Not Just A Show, curated by Jens Hoffman, The Project, Los Angeles, CA.
2002   Mixed Feelings, USC Fischer Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
2002   Gimme Shelter: Nuevo videos sobre incomodidad suburbana, curated by Rita Gonzales, Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico, D.F., Mexico
2002   Storefront LIVE, Korean American Museum, Los Angeles, CA
2002   Democracy When? Activist Strategizing in Los Angeles, curated by Tone O’Niesen, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
2002   Oddrawings, curated by Tyler Stallings, Cypress College Art Gallery, Cypress, CA
2001   Echo Location, University Gallery, Irvine, CA
2001   Capital Art, Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2000   America Foto Latina, University of Guadalajara Art Museum, Guadalajara, Mexico
2000   Us vs. Them, Arthouse, Irvine, CA
2000   Concrete Labs, curated by Tyler Stallings, Spurgeon Building, Santa Ana, CA.
2000   gang bang, OCCCA, Santa Ana, CA
2000   Senales de Resistencia, curated by Lorena Wolfer, Mexico D.F., Mexico
1999   Otis College of Art and Design Senior Show, Los Angeles, CA
1999   dispute resolution services, George’s, Los Angeles, CA
1998   DIS/DAT, Brewery Art Walk, Los Angeles, CA
1998   Hot, Mild, Other, Bolsky Gallery, Otis College of Art, Los Angeles, CA
1997   Plastica, Hollywood, CA
Literature
2007   The World as a Stage, Tate Modern, London, UK, curated by Catherine Wood and Jessica Morgan, 2007
2006   Anna Helwing Gallery Conversations: Karl Haendel and Mario Ybarra Jr. Anna Helwing Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 2006
2006   Alien Nation, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK, 2006
2006   California Biennial 06, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA, 2006
2005   Uncertain States of America, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway, 2005
2004   100 Artists See God, Independent Curators International, curated by John Baldessari and Meg Cranston, 2004
2004   A Show That Will Show That A Show Is Not Just A Show, The Project, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Jens Hoffman, 2004
2004   “Democracy When?” by Tone O. Nielson, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, CA, 2004