Los Angeles, b.1984

Justin John Greene

Justin John Greene was born in Los Angeles, CA in 1984 and currently lives and works in Los Angeles, CA. He received his BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL in 2007 and studied art history at Lorenzo de’Medici Institute, Florence, Italy in 2005. Recent solo exhibitions include Life Hack, Smart Objects, Los Angeles, CA (2018), 94 Rue du Bac, presented by Romain Dauriac & Franklin Melandez, Paris, France (2018), O Buona Ventura!, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA (2017), Secret Slob, Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago, IL (2016), Moonlighting, Loudhailer Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (2016), Raw Deal, DIANA, Los Angeles, CA (2015), A Dusk That Never Settles (2014) and You Oughta Be In Pictures (2011) both at Actual Size, Los Angeles, CA. His work has...

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Biography

Justin John Greene was born in Los Angeles, CA in 1984 and currently lives and works in Los Angeles, CA. He received his BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL in 2007 and studied art history at Lorenzo de’Medici Institute, Florence, Italy in 2005. Recent solo exhibitions include Life Hack, Smart Objects, Los Angeles, CA (2018), 94 Rue du Bac, presented by Romain Dauriac & Franklin Melandez, Paris, France (2018), O Buona Ventura!, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA (2017), Secret Slob, Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago, IL (2016), Moonlighting, Loudhailer Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (2016), Raw Deal, DIANA, Los Angeles, CA (2015), A Dusk That Never Settles (2014) and You Oughta Be In Pictures (2011) both at Actual Size, Los Angeles, CA. His work has been included in group exhibitions at Simon Lee Gallery, New York, NY (2017), König Galerie, Berlin, Germany (2016), The Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA (2016), Gayle and Ed Roski MFA Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA (2015), and The Urban Institute of Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, MI (2015). His work will be included in the upcoming group exhibitions Noise!, Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem, The Netherlands, and On Anxiety, College of DuPage, Addison, IL.

Artworks

4

Chivalry is Undead, 2019

Related Categories

21st Century Art / American Art / Art of the 2010s / Cartoonish/Fictitious Characters / Contemporary American Art / Figuration / Figurative Painting / Linen / Los Angeles / Oil on Linen / Oil Paint / Oil Painting / Painting / Reality and Fantasy/Illusion/Imagination / Surrealistic Images / Surrounding Environment / The Grotesque / United States / Young / Emerging Artists

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • 2007

    BFA, School of Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

  • 2005

    Lorenzo de’ Medici, Florence, Italy

Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • 2019

    Marnie Weber & Justin John Greene, Simon Lee Gallery New York, NY (Two Person)

  • 2018

    On Anxiety., Cleve Carney Art Gallery, College of DuPage, Glenn Ellin, Il

  • Noise!, Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem, The Netherlands

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2017

    An Uncanny Likeness, Simon Lee Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2016

    Logic Frog, Allen & Eldridge, New York, NY

  • Surreal, König Galerie, Berlin, Germany

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Curriculum Vitae

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Education

  • 2007

    BFA, School of Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

  • 2005

    Lorenzo de’ Medici, Florence, Italy

Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • 2019

    Marnie Weber & Justin John Greene, Simon Lee Gallery New York, NY (Two Person)

  • 2018

    On Anxiety., Cleve Carney Art Gallery, College of DuPage, Glenn Ellin, Il

  • Noise!, Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem, The Netherlands

  • Welcome to Our Mess, Simon Lee Gallery, London

  • Life Hack, Smart Objects, Los Angeles, CA

  • 2017

    O Buona Ventura!, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA

  • Paintings, DM office, Paris, France

  • 2016

    Moonlighting, Loudhailer Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

  • Secret Slob, Andrew Rafacz, Chicago, US

  • 2015

    Raw Deal, Diana, Los Angeles, CA

  • 2014

    A Dusk That Never Settles, Actual Size, Los Angeles, CA

  • 2011

    You Oughta Be In Pictures, Actual Size, Los Angeles, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2017

    An Uncanny Likeness, Simon Lee Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2016

    Logic Frog, Allen & Eldridge, New York, NY

  • Surreal, König Galerie, Berlin, Germany

  • The Gildless Age, The Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA

  • 2015

    Tickles, 356 Mission, Los Angeles, CA

  • Group Show, Patrick Gomez 4 Sheriff, Los Angeles, CA

  • I Think I See..., The Property Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

  • Staging Los Angeles, Gayle and Ed Roski MFA Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

  • 2014

    Buying Friends: The Kortman Collection, Urban Institute of Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, MI

  • Another Cats Show, 365 Mission, Los Angeles, CA

  • Nora Berman, Blackwidow LA, Parker Cheeto, Carey Garris, Justin John Greene, Celia Hollander, Daniel Lane, Lee Marshall and Orion Martin: Maid in Heaven/En Plein Air in Hell (My Beautiful Dark and Twisted Cheeto Problem), White Cube, London, UK

  • Louie Louie: Tow Songs From An Opera, Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA

  • Dopps Bar, Colabroation with Calvin Marcus and Michael Dopp, The Basement of 356 Mission, Los Angeles, CA

  • Popular Panorama, Secret Recipe, Los Angeles, CA

  • 2013

    5790projects, Beacon Arts Building and Artist Studios, Los Angeles, CA

  • The Oldest of Rainbows, Control Room, Los Angeles, CA

  • 2012

    The Subterraneans: The artists behind LA’s artist-run spaces, The Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA

  • The Gildless Age, The Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA

  • 2011

    Westcape, Untitled Art Projects, Los Angeles, CA

  • Collective Show Los Angeles 2011, Collective Show, Los Angeles, CA

Projects

  • 2013

    The Oldest of Rainbows, Control Room, Los Angeles, CA (Curatorial Project)

  • 2010

    Actual Size Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA (Curatorial Project, 2010 - 2013)

Bibliography

  • 2018

    S. Krug, ‘Justin John Greene at Smart Objectives’, Art in America (1 May 2018)

  • ‘Justin John Greene at Smart Objectives’, Art Viewer (16 February 2018)

  • 2017

    B. Gilsdorf, ‘Justin John Greene at Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, USA’, Frieze (18 July 2017)

  • N. Freeman, ‘‘We want to exploit all our resources and just pump it in here’: Simon Lee on Opening his first full-fledged gallery in New York’, ArtNews (25 January 2017)

  • 2016

    K. Reaves, ‘The Secret Sleaze in Us All: A review of Justin John Greene at Andrew Rafacz Gallery’, New City Art (11 December 2016)

  • I. Mason, ‘Justin John Green’s ‘Secret Slob’ at Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago’, Blouinartinfo (7 December 2016)

  • ‘10 openings to attend this week in Berlin’, Sleek

  • A. Eler, ‘Exhibit | Justin John Greene : Paintings of Work-Related Malaise’, Crave (9 February, 2016)

  • A. Eler, ‘Justin John Greene: Paintings of Work-Related Malaise’, Mandatory (9 February 2016)

  • Artra Curatorial, ‘Justin John Greene’, Fabrik (1 April 2016)

  • A. Horst, ‘Justin John Greene at LOUDHAILER’, Contemporary Art Review (21 January 2016)

  • 2015

    M. Stromberg, ‘ArtRX LA’, Hyperallergic (03 November 2015)

  • 2013

    G. Tuck, ‘Justin John Greene – open studio conversation’, Notes On Looking (Interview, 27 April).

  • C. Wagley, ‘Well-dressed nightmares’, LA Weekly (21 February 2013)

  • 2012

    E. Miller, ‘Artist Interview: Justin John Greene’, Beautiful Decay (Interview, 17 April).

  • ‘Real Places: An interview with Justin John Greene’, Daily Serving (10 May 2012)

  • Easton, ‘Artist interview: Justin John Greene’, Beautiful Decay (17 April 2012)