Rebecca Farr

(b. 1973, Los Angeles, California)

Represented by Klowden Mann Gallery

Lives and works in Los Angeles, California

Rebecca Farr recently exhibited her most recent solo show at Klowden Mann, Out of Nothing and was reviewed by New American Paintings.  In July of 2017 Farr will join the ARK residency and public performance in Paris.  Farr has exhibited in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Miami, Houston, Istanbul, Paris, Rotterdam, and throughout the Pacific Northwest. Her work is held in private collections both nationally and internationally, and she recently completed three years as faculty artist in the education department at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art where she has developed a youth driven public works program. Rebecca is the founder of CREATE/ACTION, an artist driven community organizing collective based in Los Angeles. 

 

Education:

1996         Bachelor of Liberal Arts, The Evergreen State College

 

Artist Residencies:

2017        The Ark: Center of Plural Disciplinary Experimentation

                  Les Laboratories d’Aubervilliers, Paris, France (July)

2015         Kaus Australis, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

 

Solo Exhibitions:

2017         Seattle Art Fair, Seattle, WA (August)

2016         Out of Nothing, Klowden Mann Gallery, Los    Angeles CA

2014          Sweet Broken Now, Klowden Mann Gallery, Los Angeles CA

2012          edge, Klowden Mann Gallery, Los Angeles CA

2010          RELAY, Klowden Mann Gallery, Los Angeles CA

2005         Follies, Washington Center for the Performing Arts, Olympia,  

2002         Slip, Saw Gallery, Seattle, WA

 

Group Exhibitions:

2017        The Ark, Paris, France (July) 

                Kamikaze, Post Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (July) 

2016        Elysian Passage- Maiden LA, Elysian Park, Los Angeles Ca

2015        Passengers, Kaus Australis, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

                source amnesia,  Klowden Mann Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2014        Thanks for the Mammaries, For Your Art, Los Angeles, CA

                UNESCO International Art Exhibition, Istanbul, Turkey

2013        Miami Project, Miami, FL

                Texas Contemporary, Houston TX  

                ArtPadSF, San Franscico CA

2012        Were Not Now, Klowden Mann Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

                Miami Project, Miami, FL, 

                ARTMRKT, San Francisco

2006        5th AnniversaryCreate:Fixate, Los Angeles CA

2005        Ancestories, Colorgraphics, Seattle WA

2003        Figures, Puget Sound Community College, Olympia WA

                Thirteen Days in France, Olympia WA

 

Public Art

2017      Young Wave, WCAB, Van Nuys, CA

2016       library world, David Middle School, Compton CA

               Secret garden install and video, Davis Middle School, Compton, CA and Hull Middle School Torrance, CA

2014       Of Self , Hull Middle School- Torrance, CA

2005      YMCA Mural, YMCA Youth Outreach Program, Olympia, Washington

               Stonewall Youth Pride Parade Project, Stonewall Youth, Olympia,Washington

2004      Latino Youth Summit Mural, Centralia Community     College, Centralia, Washington

2003      Latino Youth Conference Mural, Community Cultural Center, Shelton, Washington

2002      Santo Tomas Community Mural, Olympia Food Cooperative, Olympia, Washington

 

2016       Founder of CREATE/ACTION , an artist driven, project based activist network.

               WWW.CREATEACTIONLA.COM,  Los Angeles, CA

 

Selected Collections

Sean Whitesell and Maria Quiban, Los Angeles CA

Azadeh Shladovsky, Los Angeles CA

Katherine Holland, Los Angeles CA

Heidi Lender, Amagansett NY

Eileen Uy, Los Angeles CA

Michael Plump, San Francisco CA

Yolande York and Lee Dixon, London, UK

 

Bibliography

2017

Yoshino and Justin Hopkins, Artist decoded

NOH/WAVE Podcast, March

2016

Nazish Chunara, Venison Magazine

Farr's " Out of Nothing"

Josh Hagler, Venison Magazine

How to Give a Shit No 7,"

Caldwell, Ellen, New American Paintings

Rebecca Farr’s “Out of Nothing” is Everything,”

Nazish Chunara, Venison Magazine

"elysian passage"

Emma Gray

“Out of Nothing Introduction” – Essay Catalog

Claressinka Anderson-Pugliese

“Out of Nothing” – Poem Catalog

2015

Katherine McMahon, Artnews

"source amnesia at Klowden Mann"

2014

Ellen Caldwell, New American Paintings

"Rebecca Farr's Sweet Broken Now",

Maxwell, Williams, Artsy

"Westward Abstraction: Rebecca Farr's "Sweet Broken Now" at Klowden Mann

Schad, Ed, 

"For Spacious Skies"- Catalog Essay

2013

Kyle Fitzpatrick,  LA, I'm Yours, 

"Combining influences an interview with Rebecca Farr"

2012

Santa Monica Daily Press, Sarah Sptiz, “On the Edge”