EDUCATION
2014     

MFA, Studio Art, California State University, Los Angeles
 

2002     

BA, Studio Art, California State University, Los Angeles
 

1995     

Study Abroad: Spanish, IDEAL Language Institute, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
 

AWARDS, GRANTS  and RESIDENCIES
2019

C.O.L.A. [City of Los Angeles] Fellowship 

2018
Artist in Residence. Camera Obscura, Santa Monica, CA     

Artist Retreat. The Hermitage, Englewood, Florida. 
 

2017      

Animating the Archives: the Woman’s Building, A Metabolic Studio Project Fellowship.
 

2016      

Georgia Fee Artist | Writer Summer Residency, Paris, France.

Nominee. Rema Hort Mann Foundation Emerging Artist Grant.
 

2014      

Black Artist Retreat [B.A.R.], Chicago.


SOLO & TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2018  

Woman | Woman: Victoria May and Lisa Diane Wedgeworth. Louis Stern Art Gallery, West Hollywood, CA

 

2017   

Apparently Random: Lisa Diane Wedgeworth and Stacey R. Wexler. ArtSpace Gallery. Fresno City College, Fresno
 

2016      

Lisa Diane Wedgeworth: In Between. AWOL, El Sereno, CA
 

2015      

Lisa Diane Wedgeworth: Star Tracking. Nan Rae Gallery, Woodbury University, Burbank


GROUP EXHIBITIONS
 

2020

C.O.L.A. Exhibition. Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA [upcoming]

Beyond Embodiment. Brand Library and Art Center, Glendale, CA

2019

Some Blakkity Black Stuff. PØST, Los Angeles

2018
How We Run. Over The Influence, Los Angeles, CA

The Art of Surrender. Spilt Milk, Edinburgh, Scotland
Spell Check. PØST, Los Angeles

The Great Experiment, Volume 1. Cubist Spinoff!, Inglewood, CA
Diversity and Inclusion: The Influence of African-American Art in Southern California. The Ontario Museum of History and Art, Ontario

2017      

Legacies. CSULA Fine Art Gallery, Los Angeles
Simple Passion, Complex Vision: The Darryl Atwell Collection. Harvey B. Gantt Center, Charlotte, NC 
Animating the Archives: the Woman’s Building.  Avenue 50 Gallery, Los Angeles
Everything Is Coming Up Roses, LAVA Gallery, Los Angeles
Echo Location. Eastside International [ESXLA], Los Angeles
The Hunt at Cape Royds: A Collaborative Group Exhibition with AWOL. stARTup Art Fair, L.A.

2016      

The Hunt at Cape Royds: A Collaborative Group Exhibition with AWOL. Satellite Art Fair, Miami

This Wicked Tongue. Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles
The Necessity of French Cafés: Lisa Diane Wedgeworth with Joseph Langely & GweSaTo. Galerie Couteron, Paris, France
Here and Now. DaVinci Art Gallery, Los Angeles City College

2015      

Colored Girls. Autonomie Projects, Los Angeles
Hard Edged: Geometrical Abstraction and Beyond, CA  African American Museum, Los Angeles
American Survey Pt: 1. Papillion Art, Los Angeles

2014      

Question the Projection. L.A. Freewaves at Sidestreet Projects, Pasadena
GLAMFA. CSU Long Beach Fine Art Gallery, Long Beach
Each Other [in conversation with CamLab]. Luckman Fine Art Gallery, Los Angeles
When There is No Sun. Graduate Thesis Exhibition, CSULA Fine Art Gallery, Los Angeles

2013      

New Arrivals: CSULA Graduates Take on L.A. Red Pipe Gallery, Los Angeles

2012      

BAILA con Duende. Watts Towers Art Center, Los Angeles
Group Show. Toranoko, Los Angeles
Graduate Walk-Through. CSULA Fine Arts Gallery, Los Angeles

2011      

The 45 Show. 20 Miles East Gallery, Pomona
Graduate Walk-Through. CSULA Fine Art Gallery, Los Angeles

 

2001

Pixx. Watts Towers, Watts, CA

Kink. Dysonna, Los Angeles, CA

Art Attack. Zimart Galleria, Los Angeles, CA

 

1998

Women of the World. The Visual Candy Shoppe, Los Angeles. CA

Open House. Hollywood Digital, Hollywood, CA

 

1997

What the Body Remembers. Beyond Baroque, Venice, CA

1995

Untitled. Spanish Kitchen, Los Angeles, CA

Downtown Lives! DADA, Los Angeles, CA

1994

Downtown Lives! DADA, Los Angeles, CA

1993

Untitled. Imani Gallery, Leimert Park, CA



PERFORMANCE
2019

Four. Northwestern, IL

 

2018
Marylouise's Beauty Regimen for Black Girls with Dark Knees and Melanated Gums. Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts [1.5 hours]

2017
Sister Wedgeworth's Hand-Written Love Letters for Everyday Folks. Corner of LaBrea and Rodeo, Los Angeles. [7 hours]

PUBLIC ART
2013      

Out The Window. L.A. Freewaves, 2,000 LA County Metro buses

CURATORIAL
2016      

The Cosmic Trinity: Ritual Portals at the Mezzanine. Project Space 2920, Los Angeles
 

2015      

Glen Wilson: Gate Keeping. Project Space 2920, Los Angeles
¡Samplista!: Monster Mash. Project Space 2920, Los Angeles

 

LECTURES, SYMPOSIA and PANELS
2018

Artist Talk. An Intimate Conversation with Umber Magazine. Oakland and Los Angeles [upcoming]

Judge. 2018 Georgia Fee Summer Artist | Writer in Residence, Paris, France

Panelist. Persona: A Conversation with E. Patrick Johnson and Lisa Diane Wedgeworth. Williams College, Williamstown,  Massachusetts
 

2017      

Artist Talk. Artist Series: Lisa Diane Wedgeworth, Daniel Marlos. Los Angeles City College
 

Judge. 2018 Georgia Fee Winter Artist | Writer in Residence, Paris, France
 

Panelist. The Site As Memory. LA FilmForum Screening. The Egyptian Theater, Hollywood, CA

Judge. 2017 Georgia Fee Summer Artist | Writer in Residence, Paris, France

Moderator. Student Invitational 2017. Wingal Museum, Chaffey College, Rancho Cucamonga

Artist Talk/Creating an Artist Website Workshop. Digital Imaging. Jamaal Hasef Tolbert, Professor. Chapman University,  Orange

2016      

Artist Talk. Art and Text. Karin Lanzoni, Professor. Chapman University, Orange

Panelist. Abstraction, A Conversation. California African American Museum, Los Angeles

 

2015      

Artist Talk. Conversations by Artists for Artists: Glen Wilson and Lisa Diane Wedgeworth. Soto Studio, (Beacon Arts          Building), LA 
 

Artist Talk. Lisa Diane Wedgeworth: Star Tracking. Nan Rae Gallery, Woodbury University

Artist Talk. Art and Text. Karin Lanzoni, Professor. Chapman University, Orange

Artist Talk. Painting 3. Holly Tempo, Professor. Otis College of Art & Design. Los Angeles

2014      Guest Lecturer. Mining The Family Narrative. National Alliance on Mental Illness [NAMI], Franklin County, Ohio

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2017        

Muchnic, Suzanne. “Wondering Woman: ‘Animating the Archives’ Channeled the Energy of Feminist Activity in L.A. from 1975 to 1991.” Art News. June 27, 2017. Online.
 

2015      

Stevens, Anise. "Hard-Edged: Geometrical Abstraction and Beyond: An Important Show Featuring Works by Artists of African Descent Who Look to Abstraction as a Vehicle for Expression."  Aeqai. October 21,2015. Online.

 

CATALOGUE
Greenfield, Mark Steven, Curator. Legacies. Los Angeles: California State University, Los Angeles.

 

TEACHING

2015 - 2017      

Adjunct Professor. Los Angeles City College
Art Appreciation, Introduction to Painting, Watercolor I

2015 - 2016      

Adjunct Professor. East Los Angeles College

Beginning Digital Photography, History & Appreciation of Photography.

2011                 

Teaching Artist. California African American Museum, Los Angeles, CA.
Commissioned project for the exhibition, IndiVisible.

2004-7              

Teaching Artist. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA.


2004                

Teaching Artist. Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA.

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