•  solo exhibitions

    2020     Insignificance • Stewart Gallery, Boise, ID

    2015     Resonance (with Alison Keogh) • Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

    2014     Turangalila • Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York, NY

    2013     Affinities (with Olga Seem) • Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

    2011     The Milky Way • Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York, NY

    2008     Introspective Accretions • Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA

    2008     Morphology • Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York, NY

    2007     Maritta Tapanainen (with Patrick Percy) • Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA

    2007     From There to Here 1992–2007 • Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

    2005     Collages • Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York, NY

    2002     Natural Connection • Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

    2002     Maritta Tapanainen • Gallery Miyabi, Nagoya, Japan

    2002     Maritta Tapanainen • Gallery Naufu, Gifu City, Japan

    2000     Collages • Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

    1995     Subtle Differences • Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

  • group exhibitions, bibliography, and reviews

    Selected Group Exhibitions

     

    2020     She Too! A Curated Collection of Art by Women • Denenberg Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA

    2018     no rhyme or reason • Jack Fischer Gallery, San Francisco, CA

    2017     Supernature • Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York, NY

    2015     The Tiny Picture Show • Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York, NY

    2015     Vices Peculiar to These Eclectics: Contemporary Collage • Geoffrey Yeh Art Gallery, St. John’s University, Queens, NY

    2015     Intricate Expanse • Lesley Heller Workspace, New York, NY • curated by Mario Naves

    2014     Select Cuts & Alterations • Foley Gallery, New York, NY

    2014     Present Art XV • Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

    2014     Women and Collage • ADAA The Art Show, Pavel Zoubok Gallery, Park Avenue Armory, New York, NY

    2013     Remix • Ewing Gallery of Art and Architecture, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

    2013     Some Like It Hot • Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

    2013     Remix • Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY

    2012     Disparate Roots: Contemporary Collage • Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, NJ

    2012     Remix • The Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, Sedalia, MO

    2012     I’ll Take You There: The Constructed Landscape • Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York, NY

    2011     Remix: Selections from the International Collage Center • Samek Art Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA • touring exhibition,

    2011     curated by Rachael Lawe and Pavel Zoubok

    2011     Borders and Frontiers: Globalization, Temporality and Appropriation in the Contemporary Image • Oakland University Art Gallery,

    2008     Rochester, MI

    2011     Paper Works • Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

    2010     Pop Goes the World • Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York, NY

    2015     New Works: Prints, Drawings, Collages • Clementine Haas Michel Brown Gallery, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

    2015     Conversaciones/Conversations • Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

    2009     Collage, London / New York • Fred [London] Ltd, UK • Co-curated with Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York

    2009     Daughters of the Revolution—Women and Collage • Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York, NY

    2009     Insight/Inside LA • José Drudis-Biada Art Gallery, Mount St. Mary’s College, Los Angeles, CA

    2008     Gracias a la Vida • Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

    2008     The Culture of Collage • Zoller Gallery, Penn State University, PA

    2008     Messages and Magic: 100 Years of Collage and Assemblage in American Art • John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI

    2008     Emphasis Santa Monica • Susan and Pete Barrett Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

    2008     1968/2008: The Culture of Collage • Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York, NY

    2008     Alchemy—Collage and Assemblage • 516 Arts, Albuquerque, NM

    2007     Bits and Pieces: The Collage Impulse • Lehman College, Bronx, NY

    2007     In Context: Collage + Abstraction • Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York, NY

    2006     Picking Up the Pieces • William D. Cannon Art Gallery, Carlsbad, CA

    2006     The New Collage • Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York, NY

    2006     Cross Culture • Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

    2006     Intimate Revelation • Schneider Museum of Art, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR • curated by Josine Ianco Starrels

    2006     Introspection • Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CA

    2005     Collage • Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY

    2005     COLLAGE Signs and Surfaces • Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York, NY

    2004     Mindscape • Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York, NY

    2003     Contemplation • LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM • curated by Katherine Chang Liu

    2001     By Nature’s Design • William D. Cannon Art Gallery, Carlsbad, CA

    2000     . . . age • Ellen Kim Murphy Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA

    2000     Abstraction • Santa Monica College Art Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

    2000     Maritta Tapanainen, Echiko Ohira, Nancy Uyemura • LA Artcore, Brewery Annex, Los Angeles, CA

    1999     Kindred Spirits • Palos Verdes Art Center, Palos Verdes, CA • curated by Josine Ianco Starrels

    1997     Around Us—Recent Landscapes • José Drudis-Biada Art Gallery, Mount St. Mary’s College, Los Angeles, CA

    1997     California Visions • Gallery Naito, Nagoya, Japan

    1995     Pasted Papers: Collage and the 20th Century • Louis Stern Fine Arts, West Hollywood, CA • in collaboration with Peter Frank

    1995     P.L.A.N. : Photography Los Angeles Now • Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

    1994     Cups • Space Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

    1992     The Sticking Place—Space and Image in Contemporary Collage • Fine Arts Gallery, Long Beach City College, Long Beach, CA •

    1992     curated by Peter Frank

    1991     Collage—Montage • Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

    1991     Expectations • Los Angeles County Museum of Art Sales and Rental Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

    1990     Accretions: Collage and Assemblage • Space Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

     

    Awards

     

    2007     Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

    2004     Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

     

    Bibliography | Reviews

     

    2020     West Marin Review—Prose, Poetry, Art - Vol. 10, 2020

    2019     Posit—A Journal of Literature & Art - positjournal.com - Vol. 21, 2019

    2015     Leah Ollman, Two artists’ work at Couturier Gallery negotiate chance and control – Los Angeles Times, May 6, 2015 • review

    2015     Vices Peculiar to These Eclectics: Contemporary Collage, Geoffrey Yeh Art Gallery, NY • exhibition catalog

    2012     Remix: Selections from the ICC, International Collage Center • exhibition catalog

    2011     David Wallace-Wells, Pavel Zoubok on Collage - curator of our spring portfolio - the PARIS REVIEW, Spring 2011, No. 196

    2011     Borders and Frontiers: Globalization, Temporality and Appropriation in the Contemporary Image, OUAG, MI • exhibition catalog

    2011     Margarita Nieto, PAPER WORKS ArtScene Feb 2011 • review

    2009     Daughters of the Revolution—Women and Collage, Pavel Zoubok Gallery, NY • exhibition catalog

    2009     Insight/Inside LA, José Drudis-Biada Art Gallery, Mount St. Mary’s College, CA • exhibition catalog

    2008     Messages and Magic: Collage and Assemblage in American Art, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, WI • exhibition catalog

    2008     The Culture of Collage, Zoller Gallery, PA • exhibition catalog

    2008     Emphasis Santa Monica, Susan and Pete Barrett Gallery, CA • exhibition catalog

    2008     Maritta Tapanainen—Morphology, Pavel Zoubok Gallery, NY • exhibition catalog, essay by Peter Frank

    2007     In Context: Collage + Abstraction, Pavel Zoubok Gallery, NY • exhibition catalog

    2007     Maritta Tapanainen—From There to Here, Couturier Gallery, CA • exhibition catalog, essay by Stuart Denenberg

    2007     Benjamin Genocchio, Collages Go to College, And Behave Accordingly - The New York Times, Dec. 16, 2007 • review

    2007     Peter Frank, Art Pick of the Week, Three Hits of Ecstacy - LA Weekly, May 24, 2007 • review

    2007     Matthew Wilder, Critics Pick: Maritta Tapanainen - Art Forum, May 10, 2007 • review

    2007     Leah Ollman, Piecing Together this Thing Called Life - Los Angeles Times, May 4, 2007 • review

    2006     Picking Up the Pieces, William D. Cannon Art Gallery, CA • exhibition catalog

    2006     The New Collage, Pavel Zoubok Gallery, NY • exhibition catalog

    2005     COLLAGE Signs and Surfaces, Pavel Zoubok Gallery, NY • exhibition catalog

    2002     Leah Ollman, The World Evolves in Vibrant Collages - Los Angeles Times, May 3, 2002 • review

    2000     Leah Ollman, Promising New World: Maritta Tapanainen - Los Angeles Times, Feb. 4, 2000 • review

    2001     By Nature’s Design, William D. Cannon Art Gallery, CA • exhibition catalog

    1995     P.L.A.N. : Photography Los Angeles Now, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA • exhibition catalog

     

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