Timeline

1968
Born: Los Angeles, California
1992
BA, University of California, Berkeley
1999
MFA, University of California, Los Angeles
Lives and works in Los Angeles, California

Exhibitions

2009
"Life on Mars: 55th Carnegie International," Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburg, PA, May 3, 2008 – January 11, 2009
2008
"Inside Architecture: Selections from the Permanent Collection," Museum of Contemporary Art at the Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA, March 9 – March 25, 2008
2008
"5th Berlin Biennial for Contemporary Art", curated by Adam Szymczyk and Elena Filipovic, Berlin Germany, April 5 – June 15, 2008, catalogue
2008
"When a clock is seen from the side it no longer tells the time," Johann König, Berlin, Germany, August 2 – August 31, 2008
2008
"Progress," Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, July 11 – November 30, 2008
2008
"Paul Sietsema," San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, March 28 – June 22, 2008, brochure
2008
"Paul Sietsema" de Appel Foundation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, catalogue
2007
"Fit to Print: Printed Media in Recent Collage", Gagosian Gallery, New York, November 12 – December 22, 2007
2007
"Uneasy Angel / Imagine Los Angeles," curated by Johannes Fricke Wadthaussen, Munich, Germany, September 14 – November 3, 2007
2007
"L.A. Desire (Part 2), dedicated to the memory of Brent Petersen (1972-2007)," curated by Wilhem Schürmann, Galerie Dennis Kimmerich, Düsseldorf, Germany, July 7 – August 31, 2007
2007
"From Close to Home: Recent Acquisitions of Los Angeles Art," Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, April 1 – July 2, 2007
2007
"Exit Music (For a Film)," Grimm Rosenfeld, Munich, Germany, March 15 – April 28, 2007; cat.
2007
"Uncertain States of America," curated by Daniel Birnbaum, Gunnar B. Kvaran, and Hans Ulrich Obrist,; travels to Herning Kunstmuseum, March 4 – June 3, 2007; Herning, Denmark; travels to Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland, March 23 – May 7, 2007; travels to La Musée de Sérignon, Serignan, France, June 23 – September 23, 2007; travels to Galerie Rundolfinum, Prague, December 5 – February 28, 2008; travels to Songzhuan Art Centre Beijing, China, Spring 2008; cat.
2007
Second Moscow Bienale, "USA: American Video Art at the Beginning of the 3rd Millennium," curated by Daniel Birnbaum, Gunnar B. Kvaran, and Hans Ulrich Obrist, Russia, March 1 – April 1, 2007
2007
"Fast Forward: Contemporary Collections for the Dallas Museum of Art," Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas, February 11 – May 20, 2007; cat.
2007
"Live/Work: Performance Into Drawing," Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, January 31 – May 7, 2007
2007
"Radio Daniele," curated by Christopher Williams and John Kelsey, broadcast by Citta del Capo Radio Metropolitana, in collaboration Museo d'Arte Moderna di Bologna, Bologna, Italy, January 26 – March 4, 2007
2006–2007
"Uncertain States of America," curated by Daniel Birnbaum, Gunnar B. Kvaran, and Hans Ulrich Obrist, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College Annandale-on- Houston, New York, NY, June 24-September 10,2006; travels to Serpentine Gallery, London, England, September 9 – October 15, 2006; Reykjavik Art Museum,Reykjavik, Iceland November 4, 2006 – January 21, 2007
2006
"Le Mouvement des Images," curated by Philippe-Alain Michaud, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France, April 5 - 24, 2006, catalogue
2006
"Uncanny Nature," curated by Rebecca Coates, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Victoria, Australia, August 8 – September 24, 2006
2005–2006
"Recent Acquisitions," The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, November 20, 2005 – January 9, 2006
2005–2006
"Ecstasy: In and About Altered States," curated by Paul Schimmel, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, October 9, 2005 – February 2, 2006, catalogue "Uncertain States of America," curated by Daniel Birnbaum, Gunnar B. Kvaran, and Hans Ulrich Obrist, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway, October 8 – December 11, 2005; travels to Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France; cat.
2005
"A Certain Tendency in Representation - Cineclub," curated by Francesco Manacorda, Thomas Dane, London, England, September 19 – 25, 2005
2005
"Hyperfocal – Five from L.A.," curated by Alain Cueff, Galerie Nelson, Paris, France, February 19 – March 26, 2005, catalogue
2005
"La Séance du Dimanche," organized by Nicolas Trembley, Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris, France, April 10, 2005, brochure
2004
group show, organized by Lisa Overduin, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, July 10 – August 7, 2004
2004
"Real World: The Dissolving Space of Experience," curated by Suzanne Cotter, Modern Art Oxford, Oxford, England, September 25 – November 27, 2004, catalogue
2003
"Paul Sietsema: Empire," Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, March 20- June 8, 2003, catalogue
2002
Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, September 7 – October 12, 2002
1998
Brent Petersen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, September 12 – October 3, 1998