LIBBY BLACK


Born in Toledo, Ohio, 1976
Lives in Berkeley California

EDUCATION
2001 M.F.A., California College of Arts and Crafts, San Francisco, CA
1999 B.F.A., Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016
A Light That Never Goes Out, Gallery 16, San Francisco, CA

2015
There's No Place Like Home, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY
2012

Nothing Lasts Forever, Marx & Zavattero Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2010
Be Here Now, Marx & Zavattero Gallery, San Francisco, CA
If Nothing Else Matters, PEEL Gallery, Houston, TX
Work Out, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
2009
Timeless, Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2008
In Between Things, University of Georgia, Broad Street Gallery, Athens, GA
2007
The Past is Never Where You Think You Left It, Heather Marx Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2005
Caught Up In The Moment, Heather Marx Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2003
Louis Vuitton, Manolo Garcia Gallery, San Francisco, CA
BENZ, Grove street windows, San Francisco Arts Commission, San Francisco, CA
2001
The Best of the Best, a.o.v., San Francisco, CA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016
Safe at Home: A Short Survey of Baseball Art," The Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
Art on Paper with Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

2015
Summer Mixer, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY
Art on Paper with Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY
That's My Trip, Curated by Andrew Shoultz, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY
Left Coast: California Political Art, The James Gallery, New York, NY
Misappropriations: New Acquisitions, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA


2014
The Stuff of Legends. Grey Matter, Dallas, TX
Pencils Down, Palo Alto Art Center. Palo Alto, CA

2013
Faux Real, The Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
Norwood and Underline Present, Underline Gallery, New York, NY

2012
Simulacrum, Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, OH (curated by Michael Goodson)
SHOP II, Underline Gallery, New York, NY
Outfitters: The Contemporary Art of Clothing, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
Cute, Drawn, Painted: Works on Paper, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
The Haberdashery, Eric Firestone Gallery, East Hampton, NY
Portrait of a Generation, The Hole, New York, NY

2011
Sea Change: The 10th Anniversary Exhibition, Marx & Zavattero, San Francisco, CA
Queer States, Visual Arts Center, University of Texas, Austin, TX
SHOP: Like You Mean It, Underline Gallery, New York, NY
The Elegance of Refusal, Gensler Architecture Design & Planning, San Francisco, CA (curated by Jessica Silverman)
New Image Sculpture, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX
Fabrications, Marx & Zavattero, San Francisco, CA
2010
New Art for a New Century: Contemporary Acquisitions 2000-2010, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
2009
I Want You To Want Me, Marx & Zavattero Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Tigersprung: Obscure Couture, The McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX (curated by Dr. Charissa Terranova)
Figuratively Speaking, Lyons Wier Gallery, New York, NY (curated by David Lyle)
Oh, Maybe, OFF-Space, Emeryville, CA
2008
Belle du Jour, Collette Blanchard Gallery, New York, NY
40th Anniversary 2008 Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, North Carolina
These Are The People In Your Neighborhood Fifteenth Anniversary Group Show, Gallery 16, San Francisco, CA
Critics’ Pix2, The University of Texas, Dallas Texas
Grandma, AfterModern, San Francisco, CA
2007
GRAPHIC: Contemporary Art and Surf, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
Artist of Invention: A Century of CCA, Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
Don’t Mess With, Nathan Larramendy Gallery, Ojai, California
Guns and Ammo, 40000, Chicago, IL
From Here to Infinity and The Big Bang, SPACES, Cleveland, OH
GRAPHIC: New Bay Area Drawing, di Rosa Preserve, Napa, CA
2006
Luxury Goods, Kathleen Cullen Fine Arts, New York, NY (curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody) 
Smoke and Mirrors: Deception in Contemporary Art, Visual Arts Gallery, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
Strictly Graphite, College of Marin Art Gallery, Kentfield, CA (curated byAndrea Antonaccio and Amy Charles) 
2005
Bay Area Now 4, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
The Superfly Effect, Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ
The Real World, Kala Institute Gallery, Berkeley, CA
Paper Beats Rock, cherrydelosreyes, Los Angeles, CA
2004
2004 California Biennial, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
The Hunt: Ritual and Narrative, Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Sun Valley, ID
California Dreamin', Heather Marx Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2003
Hovering, Peres Projects, Los Angeles, CA
Make shift world, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Mark, Gallery 16, San Francisco, CA
An Uncertain Line, Spanganga, San Francisco, CA
Saving Face, Works Gallery, San Jose, CA
2002
I hate being a girl, Spanganga, San Francisco, CA
Emerge, GenArtSF, San Francisco, CA (curated by Heather Marx, Arnold Kemp, James Bewley, and Stephanie Syjuco) 
Bay Area Award Show, Musee D'Honneur Minuscule, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA
Openings, San Francisco Arts Commission, San Francisco, CA
2001
Memory and History of Place, Euphart Museum of Art, Los Altos, CA
Belief System, The Luggage Store, San Francisco, CA
These things I know for sure, Gallery 69a, San Francisco, CA (curated by Harrell Fletcher) 
Never Underestimate the Power of a Drawing, Refusalon, (Drawing in Residence at Marcy Freedman's House), San Francisco, CA