Meg Cranston  (American, 1960) 


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Meg Cranston, Untitled


Meg Cranston

Galerie Michael Janssen
Meg Cranston, Angel Gyre


Meg Cranston
Angel Gyre

Galerie Michael Janssen
Meg Cranston, Asleep Wheel


Meg Cranston
Asleep Wheel

Galerie Michael Janssen
Meg Cranston, Untitled


Meg Cranston

Galerie Michael Janssen
Meg Cranston, Untitled


Meg Cranston

Galerie Michael Janssen
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Meg Cranston, Plunger Candlestick


Meg Cranston
Plunger Candlestick, 1995
silvered bronze and wax candle


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Meg Cranston, Plunger candlestick


Meg Cranston
Plunger candlestick, 1995
sterling silver plating on cast bronze w/two candles


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Meg Cranston, American history condensed version


Meg Cranston
American history condensed version, 1994
recycled American postcards


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1960   Born in Baldwin, New York,
1982   Kenyon College B.A.; Anthropology/Sociology
1986   California Institute of the Arts M.F.A.; Studio Art
1988   Jan van Eyck Akademie, Maastricht, The Netherlands Studio Art
1990   Penny McCall Foundation (Artist Grant)
1994   John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship
1993 - 1998   Lecturer at Department of Art, University of California, Los Angeles
1998   New School of Social Research Faculty Development, New York
2000   Architectural Foundation of America, Art in Public Places Award
1987 - 2001   Senior Lecturer at Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles
2001   C.O.L.A. Individual Artist’s Grants, Los Angeles Cultural Affairs
2004   Anonymous Was A Woman Artists Grant
2001 - 2005   Professor at Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles
  Lives and works in Venice, California
2009   Meg Cranston, Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen, Germany (solo)
2008   Every Dog in the Pound, Mercer Union, Toronto, Canada (solo)
2008   The Pleasure of Obvious Problems. Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin, New Zealand (solo)
2008   California Video, Getty Museum of Art, Los Angeles (Catalogue), USA
2008   Parcours Interdit, Künstlerverein Malkasten, Düsseldorf, Germany
2008   Scala Paradisi (with Aleana Egan, Alex Frost, Joanne Greenbaum, Lone Haugaard Madsen, Albert Oehlen, Roseline Rannoch), Walter Swennen bei Schürmann Berlin, Germany
2007   The Pleasure of Obvious Problems. Artspace, Auckland, New Zealand (solo)
2006   Oleon. Mary Younakof Galleri S.E, Bergen, Norway
2006   Los Angeles Art Now. (with Erin Cosgrove, Meg Cranston, Monique Van Genderen, Patti Rojani a.o.) I-20 Gallery, New York, USA
2006   KLF, (with Thomas Grünfeld, Julius Popp, Markus Huemer, Rachel The Hoeber, Richard Louderback, Jim Mc Dowell, Desmond Mc Vay, Earnest Merritt, Manuel Ocampo a.o.) 4 F Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
2006   Wonder and Horror of the Human Head. (with John Baldessari, Giolliosa Fuller, Julian Hoeber, Richard Louderback, Jim Mc Dowell, Desmond McVay, Earnest Merritt, Manuel O Campo a.o) 4-F Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
2006   Meg Cranston and Peter Robinson, Kapinos Galerie, Berlin, Germany
2006   Venetia Kapernekas Gallery, New York (solo)
2006   Artspace, Auckland (survey) New Zealand (solo)
2005   Museum for Contemporary Art, Seigen, Germany (solo)
2005   Galerie Michael Janssen, Cologne (solo)
2005   Happy Lion Gallery, Los Angeles (solo)
2005   Walk to Remember, LACE Los Angeles
2005   10 Years!. Galerie Michael Janssen, Cologne, Germany
2005   Echo/Anti Echo. (with Cindy Bernard, Sam Durant, David Hatcher, Jill Miller, Jason Rhoades), Barbara Thumm, Berlin, Germany
2004   Paper. Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, USA
2004   Me, Myself 7 I. University Galleries, Florida Atlantic University, Florida, USA
2004   Schumann Collection, K21 Museum, Dusseldorf
2004   Michael Janssen Gallery, Cologne (solo)
2003   Leo Koenig Gallery, New York (solo)
2003   Golden. (with JP Munro, Ry Rocklen, Thaddeus Strode, Rob Thom) Galerie Michael Janssen, Cologne, Germany
2003   Magical Death. ART Unlimited, ART34 BASEL, Switzerland (solo)
2003   Recent Works. The Happy Lion Gallery, Los Angeles, USA (solo)
2002   Meg Cranston and Jeffery Vallance, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
2002   COLA. Individual Artist Fellowships. Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles, USA
2002   Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Santa Monica (solo)
2002   Happy Lion, Los Angeles (solo)
2002   Heads or Tails, Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris
2001   Featherweight, Susan Hobbs Gallery, Toronto
2001   L.A. Scene, Numark Gallery, Washington, D.C
2001   Goldman Tevis Gallery, Los Angeles (solo)
2001   Structures of Knowledge. Raid Projects, Los Angeles, USA
2000   Printed Matter, New York, USA (solo)
2000   Galerie Michael Kapinos, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2000   Venetia Kapernekas Fine Art, New York (solo)
2000   1301PE, Los Angeles (solo)
2000   L.A. EX, Marstell, Bayerisches Staatsschauspiel, Munich, Germany
2000   Focus on Pain, on Destruction, Power, Death, Venetia Kapernekas Fine Art, New York
1999   Life is Elsewhere, Theoretical Events (Larner, Baldessari, McCarthy, Ruscha, Cranston), Milan
1999   54 x 54x 54, MOCA, London
1999   Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Santa Monica (solo)
1999   A Girl Like You. Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
1999   Painting: Fore and Aft. ACME, Los Angeles, USA
1998   Deep Storage - Arsenal der Erinnerung. Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf / P.S.1, New York, USA
1998   Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, USA
1998   Double Trouble: The Patchett Collection. Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, USA
1998   Kunstverein Leipzig, Projektgalerie Elsterpark (solo)
1998   Galerie Praz de La Vallade, Paris (solo)
1998   Dogenhaus Projekt, Berlin (solo)
1998   Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam (solo)
1998   The Unreal Person: Portraiture in the Digital Age, Huntington Beach Art Center
1998   Life Lessons, Laguna Beach Museum of Art
1997   Deep Storage: Haus der Kunst, Munich (traveling) (catalog)
1997   Performa 97, Performance festival organized by Michael Kapinos, various venues, Berlin, Germany
1997   Callery & Boesky Gallery, New York (solo)
1997   Display: An International Exhibition of Painting. Charlottenborg Exhibition Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark
1997   L.A. Drawings, Galerie Tanya Rumpff, Haarlem, The Netherlands
1996   It‘s Only Rock and Roll. Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio / Lakeview Museum of Arts and Sciences, Peoria, Illinois / Virginia Beach Center for the Arts, Virginia / Tacoma Art Museum, Washington / Jacksonville Museum of Contemporary Art, Florida / Dean Lesher Regional Center for the Arts, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, California / Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix / Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables, Florida / Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee / Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
1996   Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Santa Monica, California (solo)
1996   The Power of Suggestion; Narrative and Notation in Contemporary Drawing, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (catalog)
1995   Meg Cranston, Chris Wilder, Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, Australia
1995   Biblio Vertigo, Northern Illinois University Art Museum, Chicago
1995   Galerie Etienne Ficheroulle, Brussels (solo)
1995   CBD Gallery, Sydney, Australia (solo)
1995   Galerie Tanja Grunert , Cologne (solo)
1995   A Glimpse of the Norton Collection: As Revealed by Kim Dingle. Santa Monica Museum, Santa Monica, USA
1995   From L.A. With Love. Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
1995   I Love What I am Doing. Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago, USA
1995   Meg Cranston, Chris Wilder. Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, Australia
1994   LOS ANGELES: Mind Quakes. Breda Fotographia‚ 94, Breda, Netherlands
1994   Arrested Childhood. Center for Contemporary Art, Miami, USA
1994   [cut] - Los Angeles - 90‘ernes. Kunstscene, Konstforeningen, Copenhagen, Denmark
1994   I Myself & Me, The Interart Center, New York, USA
1994   The Media & Art Exhibition ‚94. Magic Media Company, Hurth, Germany
1994   Karsten Schubert Gallery Ltd., London (solo)
1994   Icebox, Athens, Greece (solo)
1994   Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
1994   Jenseits von Edan (East of Eden), Museum Schloss Mosigkau, Germany
1993   Open ‘93: Emergency, Aperto, ‘93, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
1993   Space of Time: Contemporary Art from the Americas, Americas Society, New York (traveling) (catalog)
1993   Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh (catalog) (solo)
1993   Paper Trails: The Eidectic Image, Contemporary American Works on Paper. Krannert Museum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA
1993   Into The Lapse. Karsten Schubert Gallery Ltd., London / Bruno Brunnet Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany
1993   Influx. Gallery 400, The University of Illinois, Chicago, USA
1993   Karsten Schubert Gallery Ltd., London, UK (solo)
1993   Galerie Marc Jancou, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
1993   Galerie Tanja Grunert, Cologne, Germany (solo)
1992   Flux Attitudes. New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, USA
1992   120 Minuten! Galerie Esther Schipper, Cologne, Germany
1992   Histories. Galerie Karin Schorm, Vienna, Austria
1992   Songs of Innocence, Songs of Experience. Whitney Museum in Equitable Center, New York, USA
1992   Helter Skelter, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA
1992   1301, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
1992   Untitled, Galerie Max Hetzler, Cologne, Germany
1991   Korper und Korper, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, Austria
1991   Ealan Wingate Gallery, New York (solo)
1991   The Lick of the Eye, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
1991   When Objects Dream and Talk in Their Slee,. Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, USA
1991   Tres Instalaciones. Galeria Sloane Racotta, Mexico City, Mexico
1991   Facts and Rumors. Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
1991   Olin Art Gallery, Kenyon College, Ohio, USA (solo)
1991   Galerie Tanja Grunert, Cologne, Germany (solo)
1990   Marc Richards Gallery, Los Angeles, USA (solo)
1990   Koury Wingate Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
1990   Spirit of our Times. Santa Barbara Contemporary Art Forum, Santa Barbara, USA
1990   CologneShow. Galerien Grunert, Hetzler, Sprüth a.o., Cologne, Germany
1990   Koury/Wingate Gallery, New York (solo)
1990   Meg Cranston. Sarah Seager, Thaddeus Strode, Galerie Schurr, Stuttgart
1989   I to Eye, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles
1989   Marc Richards Gallery, Los Angeles (solo)
1989   Hand Made: The Nature of the Object. Bard College, New York, USA
1989   Sculpture. Laurie Rubin Gallery, New York, USA
1988   Santa Monica Museum of Art (catalog) (solo)
1988   An Exhibition, Curated by John Baldessari, Jeffrey Linden Gallery, Los Angeles
1987   2001 1/2 Loughelton Gallery, New York
1987   The New Who’s Who, Hoffman/Borman Gallery, Los Angeles
1987   The New Who‘s Who. Hoffman Borman Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
1987   Breaking the Looking Glass (East). Holly Solomon Gallery, New York, USA
1987   Breaking the Looking Glass (West). Fahey Klein Gallery, Los Angeles
1986   T.V. Generations, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, (catalog)
2008    Nico Israel, Tirdad Zolghadr, Carole Ann Klonarides, Meg Cranston. Hot Pants in a Cold, Cold, World
2008    Works 1987-2007, ARTSPACE & Clouds and JRP Ringier, New Zealand
2007    Good Morning Evil Genius, 2nd Cannons, Los Angeles (Text and image by Meg Cranston) ( Artist book)
2001    Gellatly, A. L.A. -ex Performances, Reine Cantz, Munich
1994    Jahresing 41: Jahrbuch fur moderne Kunst“, (Yearbook for Modern Art),Verlag Silke Schreiber