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ARTIST'S BIOGRAPHY

GORDY GRUNDY

BIRTHPLACE
Newport Beach, California

Currently paints at his studio TABOO TERRACE in Los Angeles

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Arts, Economics, University of Southern California
Art Studies, Instituto Internacional, Madrid, Spain

SOLO SHOWS
2006 "Fortuna: VisionQuest" Arbor Art House, San Antonio, TX
*Winner of 'BEST SHOW' People's Choice Award, Contemporary Arts Month*
2005 "Fortuna" Sala Diaz, San Antonio, TX
2001 "Pre-Career Survey" Occidental College Library Gallery, Los Angeles
2000 "Space'd", Solo Debut; Gallery 207, Los Angeles, CA

GROUP SHOWS
2006 'Chain Mail' High Energy Concepts, Chinatown, Los Angeles, CA
2006 "Fin" Bedlam Gallery, Los Feliz, CA
2005 "Art of the Collector: The Collection of Jim Fittipaldi" M.J. Higgins Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2002 "Hardly Legal" Zero One Projects, Los Angeles, CA
2002 "LAND" Zero One Projects, Los Angeles, CA
2002 "LADWP GENERATOR" Zero One Projects, Los Angeles, CA
2001 "LA,CA; A-Side" Newspace Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2001 "LA,CA; B-Side" Newspace Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2001 "Raw Soup", Gallery 207, Los Angeles, CA
2000 "Intoxication", The Laboratory, Los Angeles, CA
2000 "Paper" Gallery 207, Los Angeles
1999 "In Honour of Lettig", Copro Nason, Santa Monica, CA
1999 "the bathroom show" New Image Art, Los Angeles
1998 "Sig-alert" Arizona State University Art Museum,
1998 "Kittens 'n Kads" Merry Karnowsky Gallery, Los Angeles
1998 "Best of The West" Zero-One Gallery, Los Angeles
1997 Los Angeles Juried Exhibition, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery
curated by Cornelia Butler, Curator of theMuseum of Contemporary Art
1997 "One Night Stand" Farmer's Daughter Motel, Los Angeles

SELECTED COLLECTIONS
Peter and Eileen Norton, Santa Monica, CA
Robertson, Stephens & Company, San Francisco
Mr. Tom Peters, Los Angeles, CA
Dana Myerson, Newport Beach, CA
Kim Light, Pasadena, CA
Hohman Maybank Lieb, Los Angeles, CA
Norman Pattiz, Los Angeles, CA
Richard Gerrig, Storybrook, NJ
Joan Simon Menkes, Beverly Hills, CA
TrizecHahn, San Diego, CA
Ms. Tara Thomas, Silverlake Los Angeles, CA

AUTHOR
2006 Columnist "Throttle", Artillery magazine
1996 to the Present: Columnist, "Genuflect", The Coagula Art Journal
1997 Arts Electronic Editor, Los Angeles Times
1997-8 In Los Angeles Magazine

AWARDS
1997 Los Angeles Juried Exhibition, curated by Connie Butler, MOCA
1996 New Visions Series, Long Beach Museum of Art (Video)
1996 Los Angeles National Juried Art Exhibition
1995 Juried Landscape Exhibition, Barnsdall Art Center
1994 Onyx/Sequel Gallery Award, Los Angeles

ACCOMPLISHMENTS
1996-1997 Instituted, hosted and produced a lecture series for the Barnsdall Art Center. Guests include Frances Colpitt, Dave Hickey, Anne Ayres, James Hayward, Bennett Roberts, Barry Sloane, Sue Spaid, Jack Quinn, David Pagel and many others.

HONORS
2005, Board Member, Barnsdall Art Center Student Advisory Committee
1995-1999, President, Barnsdall Art Center Student Advisory Committee
1997- Present Founding Board Member, The Barnsdall Art Park Foundation
2003-Present Board Member, The Halcyon Art Foundation
2003 Founding Board Member DLANC Arts and Aesthetics

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
"Juried Exhibition Displays Wit and Elegance of L.A." Los Angeles Times, Calendar, F2, 30 July1997, William Wilson, Times Art Critic
"As a Scion of Newport Beach, I Don't See How (the Hell) I Can Ever Go Home Again" Los Angeles Times, California Section, B14, 18 June 2003
"VW Buses" Los Angeles Times, Metro, B4, 25 June 1997
"Where The Underground Meets The Underground" , Los Angeles Weekly, 26 June 1997, Pg. 71, Jacobson, Miriam.
"Lounge Hounds" UHF Magazine, August 1996, Burns, Laura.
"Art Talk: Learning Pick Of The WeeK" Los Angeles Weekly, 10 October 1996, Pg. 153, Frank, Peter.
"Lights, Camera, Art Stars!" Los Angeles Downtown News, 25 March 1996, Pg. 17, Gleason, Mat
"Your Name, Er, Here" Los Angeles Times, 24 April 1994, Calendar, Pg. 87.

INFLUENCES
Ed Ruscha, Mike Todd, All Things Newport Beach, Earl Carroll, John McCraken, Alan Wayne, Don Walton, Dr. Frances Colpitt, Vija Celmins, John M. Miller, Michael Delgado, Steve Mills and Tara Thomas



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