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


SOLO & TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

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
2018
How We Run. TBA [upcoming]
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 [Currently exhibiting]
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

PERFORMANCE
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

AWARDS, GRANTS  and RESIDENCIES
2018
Camera Obscura, Santa Monica, CA [upcoming, August - November 2018 ]      

The Hermitage, Englewood, Florida. [upcoming, August 2018]
 

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.

 

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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