Bio
Monica Majoli
Born 1963, Los Angeles, California
Education
1992 MFA, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
1989 BA, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
Solo Exhibitions
2014 Air de Paris, Paris, France
2012 L & M Arts, Los Angeles, CA
2010 Air de Paris, Paris, France
2007 Air de Paris, Paris, France
2006 Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY
1998 Feature, Inc., New York, NY
1995 Air de Paris, Paris, France
Group Exhibitions 
2017 Homeward Bound, Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Working/Not Working, curated by Matt Connors, CANADA, New York, NY
A Slow Succession with Many Interruptions, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
L’Image, Galerie Francesca Pia, Zurich, Switzerland
2016 Coming to Power: 25 Years of X-Plicit Art by Women, Maccarone, New York, NY
2015 O, Shanaynay, Paris, France
Better Far Pursue a Frivolous Trade by Serious Means, than a Sublime Art, Fine Arts Gallery, California State University, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
2014 Tony Greene: Amid Voluptuous Calm, Made in LA, The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Trust (Vita Vel Regula), Fluxia, Milan, Italy
2013 Petrone/Petrole, Air de Paris, Paris, France
The Symbolic Landscape: Pictures Beyond the Picturesque, Contemporary Arts Center, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA
2011 Florbelle (after Sade), Air de Paris, Paris, France
K Acker: The Office/Ruling ‘N’ Freaking, Triangle France, Marseille, France
Compass: Drawings of the Museum of Modern Art New York, Berliner Festspiele, Berlin, Germany
2010 Selections from the Hammer Contemporary Collection, The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Desire: Six Los Angeles Artists, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA
Meet Me Inside, Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA
Dark Horse: Amy Adler and Monica Majoli, Phil, Los Angeles, CA
2009 The Perpetual Dialogue, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
Everywhere: LGBTQ Politics in Art, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea, Spain (catalogue)
Compass In Hand: Selections from The Judith Rothschild Foundation
Contemporary Drawing Collection, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (catalogue)
2008 Tell Tchaikovsky the News, Standard, Oslo, Norway
20 Years Ago Today, Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles, CA
2007 Fata Morgana, Galerie Schmidt Maczollek, Cologne, Germany (Catalogue)
Love in the USA, Bischoff/Weiss Gallery, London, UK
Kim Light Gallery,-Early 90’s, Kim Light/Lightbox, Los Angeles, CA
Eden’s Edge, Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA (catalogue)
2006 Into Me/Out of Me, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Exhibition Travels to KW Institute of Contemporary Art, Berlin for Berlin Biennial of Contemporary Art Fall (catalogue)
Whitney Biennial 2006: Day for Night, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
FOCA Fellowships: Evan Holloway, Vincent Fecteau, Monica Majoli, Armory Center of the Arts, Pasadena CA
Too Much Love, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2005 Alpha Flight 2, Patrick Hill, Monica Majoli, Noah Sheldon, John Connelly Presents, New York, NY
Log Cabin, Artists Space, New York, NY
Liquid Los Angeles: Currents of Contemporary Watercolor Painting, Pasadena Museum of Art, Pasadena, CA
2004 Contemporaries, Redcat Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
SPF, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
The Leopard Spots, 18th St. Art Center, Santa Monica, CA
2003 Intimates, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Supereal, Marella Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy
2002 Endowed With Life: Persistence of the Term Fetish and its Relationship to Art,Fowler Museum of Cultural History, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
LA Post-Cool, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA exhibition travels to Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA, 2003
1997 Scene of the Crime, Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA
Smooth, Air de Paris, Paris, France
Dane County Collects, Madison Art Center, Madison, WI
1996 First Person, Marc Foxx Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1995 Vital Signs, Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles, CA
In a Different Light, University Art Museum Berkeley, University of California, Berkeley, CA
Under Construction, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
1994 LAX/94: Sincerity and Other Peccadillos, Otis, Los Angeles, CA
Dave’s Not Here, Three Day Weekend, Los Angeles, CA
The Sacred and the Profane, Jan Baum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
The Use of Pleasure, Terrain, San Francisco, CA
1993 The Return of the Cadavre Exquis, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
Regarding Masculinity, Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Eau de Cologne, Monika Spruth Gallery, Cologne, Germany
Coming to Power, David Zwirner Gallery, New York, NY
TRI-Sexual, TRI, Los Angeles, CA
Privacy, Spazio Opus, Milan, Italy
1992 LACE 7th Annuale: Body Politics, LACE, Los Angeles, CA
Trouble Over So Much Skin, Feature, Inc., New York, NY
1991 Situation, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA
Someone or Somebody, Meyers/Bloom Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1990 All But the Obvious, LACE, Los Angeles, CA
Fellowships/Awards
2006 Fellows of Contemporary Art, Fellowship
2002 California Community Foundation, Mid-Career (or Getty) Artist Grant
2001 Richard C. Diebenkorn Teaching Fellowship, San Francisco Art Institute, Included monetary award and residency at the Headlands Center for the Arts
1994 Individual Artist Grant
Lectures/Panels
2016 A Symposium in conjunction with Lutz Bacher Magic Mountain, 356 S. Mission Rd., Los Angeles, CA
2014 Panelist, Tony Greene: His Broken Lines, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Panelist, The Re-emergence of Tony Greene, MAK Center, Los Angeles, CA
Guest Artist, John Altoon: Artist Study Day, Los Angeles County Museum of Art Los Angeles, CA
Guest Lecturer, Paul Branch Lecture Series, CalArts, Valencia, CA
Guest Lecturer, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
Guest Lecturer, Graduate Visiting Artist Lecture, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
2013 Guest Lecturer, Gender Studies, Art Center College of Art and Design, Pasadena, CA, Spring
2012 Artist on Artist: Monica Majoli on Michael Queenland, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
Panelist, LA Raw, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA
2011 Guest Lecturer, The Garfield Lecture Series, USC, Spring Visiting Artist, UC Riverside, Winter
2010 Guest Lecturer, Gender Studies, Art Center College of Art and Design, Pasadena, CA, Fall
Visiting Artist, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA, Spring
Visiting Artist, The Burkhardt Lecture Series, UCLA, Winter
Guest Lecturer, The Interdisciplinary Seminar, The Cooper Union School of Art, New York, NY Spring
 2009 Guest Lecturer, Gender Studies, Art Center College of Art and Design, Pasadena, CA, Fall
Visiting Artist, UC San Diego, Spring
Guest Lecturer, Otis College of Art and Design, Spring
2008 Guest Lecturer, Lecture Series, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA, Fall
2007 Guest Lecturer, Art Center College of Art and Design, Fall
Visiting Artist, Queens College, New York, NY, Spring
2006 Dialogue with the Artist, panel moderated by Michael Darling, MoCA, Los Angeles, CA
2005 Visiting Critic, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT, Spring
2004 Visiting Critic, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT, Spring
Guest Lecturer, School of Visual Arts MFA Program, New York, NY
Visiting Artist, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, Spring
Visiting Artist, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA, Fall
2003 Visiting Artist, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT, Spring
2002 Guest Lecturer, Lecture Series, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA,Panelist, “Context, Communication, and Responsibility of Artists in the Creationand Presentation of New Work”, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
1998 Guest Lecturer, Lecture Series, The Museum of Fine Art School, Boston, MA
1997 Guest Lecturer, “Dialogues on Art”, Armand Hammer Museum of Art, Summer
1993 Guest Lecturer, Lecture Series, Otis College of Art and Design, Spring
Public Collections 
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
The Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
The Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA