Biography

Born in Montreal, Canada 1965,Raised in Geneva, SwitzerlandLives and works in Los Angeles, CA, USA. Education 1995-97M.F.A., University of California Los Angeles1993-94RAKB, Rijksademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam1988-91ESAV, Ecole Superieure des Beaux Arts, Geneva Selected Solo Exhibitions 2020Monica De Cardenas, Zuoz2018Vague Terrains/Urban Fuckups, Gavlak Gallery, Los Angeles2012The Shapes, Lora Reynolds Gallery, AustinLookouts, Galleria Monica De Cardenas, Milano2010Dream Baby Dream, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin2009Patrick Painter Inc, Santa Monica2008The flowers of romance, Galleria Monica De Cardenas, ZuozBe My Mirror, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New YorkOnce we were trees, Lora Reynolds Gallery, AustinChristophe Daviet-Thery, Livres et Editions d'Artistes, Paris

2007Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica2006Galleria Monica De Cardenas, MilanoScare me up, Gallery Side 2 , TokyoWonderland, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin2005Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa BarbaraKaryn Lovegrove Gallery, Los AngelesChristophe Daviet-Thery, Livres et Editions d'Artistes, ParisCentre PasquArt, Kunsthaus Centre d'Art Biel Bienne2004Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York2003Art Statements, Art Basel Miami BeachThe Innermost Limits of Pure Fun, Karyn Lovegrove Gallery, Los AngelesDream Space, Kunstverein Wolfsburg2001Karyn Lovegrove Gallery, Los AngelesGallery Art Public, GenevaHammer Projects: Francesca Gabbiani, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles2000Karyn Lovegrove Gallery, Los Angeles1999Go to the rainbow, Gallery I-20, New YorkFancy, Gallery Art & Public, Geneva1998Memories to chew, MAMCO, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, GenevaGallery I-20, New York1996Gallery Art & Public, Geneva Selected Group Exhibitions 2015Don't shoot the painter. Paintings from the UBS Art Collection, Galleria D'Arte Moderna, Milano2014Hammer Museum, afghani projectCAFAM, paperworks curator H. Fox2013Kiss Me Deadly, Paradise Row, LondonGalerie Gmurzynska, St. Moritz20122nd Mardin Biennial, Turkey2011The Unseen, Torrance Museum of ArtThe Archaic Revival, la Cienega Project, Los Angeles2009On Paper, Galleria Monica De Cardenas, ZuozTrouble Paradise: Examining Discord Between Nature and Society, Tucson Museum of Art, TucsonUnder the Knife, Cadwell Gallery, The Armory, Pasadena2008My Generation, Spichernohe, CologneWunderkammer: A Century of Curiosities, MoMA New YorkWall Rockets: Contemporary Artists and Ed Ruscha, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York2007Double XX-rated: Where the girls are, Stellan Holm Gallery, New YorkSummer Show, Lora Reynolds Gallery, AustinTen Years, Emily Tsingou Gallery, London5 rencontres d'artistes, &: Aurelie Geslin Christophe Daviet Thery, Paris2006Works on paper, Patrick Painter Inc. Santa MonicaNew Trajectories: Relocation: recent painting, drawing and multi-media work from the Ovitz Family Collection, Cooley Gallery, Reed College, PortralndOff the Shelf: New forms in Contemporary Artists' Books, Frances LehmanLoeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York2005Follow me: A Fantasy, Arena 1 Gallery, Santa MonicaRecent Acquisitions Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles2004Project Ruinart with &: ParisPaper, Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa MonicaThe Dogs (curator), Karyn Lovegrove Gallery, Los AngelesEmily Tsingou Gallery, LondonMarianne Boesky Gallery, New York2003Galerie Tache-Levy, AntwerpLight and Spaced Out, Galerie Loevenbruck, Paris, France, traveled to Founds Regional d'Art Contemporain, Brest2002Painting On the Move, Kunsthalle Basel, BaselPlay It as It lays:17 Artists From Los Angeles, The London InstituteGallery, Millbank, LondonCut, Francesca Gabbiani, Simon Periton, Eva Rothschild, Karyn Lovegrove Gallery, Los Angeles2001New Prints 2001/Summer, International Print Center, New YorkBy Hand: Pattern, Precision, &  Repetition in Contemporary DrawingUniversity Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach2000Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, GreensboroSpellbound, Karyn Lovegrove Gallery, Los Angeles1999Studio Guenzani, MilanoHair Styling, Toasting Agency Project, ParisThe Templations (Curated by Dennis Cooper), Mark Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles1998Dog days are over (Curated by Nicholas Tremblay), Swiss Cultural Center, ParisFreie Sicht aufs Mittelmeer (Curated by Bice Curiger), Kunsthaus Zurich; Shim Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Frankfurt1997Malibu Sex Party, Purple Fine Arts, Los Angeles504, Center for Art, Media&Design, Braunschweig, Germany1996Confrontations, Museum of Art, NyonMuseum of Modern and Contemporary Art, GenevaYoung Art, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern (Providentia Award)OCE Collection, Museum Bonnefeld, Maastricht1995Lost Property, Great Western Studios, LondonAmsterdam, The Netherlands; Kunsthalle Glarus, Glarus Public Collections Metropolitan Museum of Art, New YorkMuseum of Modern Art, New YorkMuseum of Contemporary Art, Los AngelesCollection of Michael and Judy OvitzCollection of Michael Lyne, New YorkOCE Collection, The NetherlandsCentrePasquArt, Biel, SwitzerlandCity of Geneva, SwitzerlandNational Collection, Switzerland