LOWELL DARLING


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS & PROJECTS
2016

Sudden Drawings by Lowell Darling in Slovenia, Freies Museum Berlin, Germany
2012
This is Your Life,  Krowswork Gallery, Oakland, CA
2005 
The Bayennale, an open invitational international gathering of artists, with the Port Of Oakland and various Bay Area artist spaces
2004 
Lowell Darling/Artist or Politician. Sonoma State University
The Presidency, Exit Art, New York, NY
As-semblage, 871 Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA
Red Fall, Station Museum, Houston, TX
2003 
Hollywood Archaeology DVD with Tom Waits and Les Claypool. 
Run Yourself For President (Europeans for President), Backfabrik, London Bienalle/changing channels, Berlin, Germany
2001 
CFR-11 (Presidential Filing Papers), Sonoma Museum of Visual Art, Santa Rosa, CA
2000 
Hollywood Archaeology, University Art Gallery, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA
1999 
CFR-11 (Presidential Filing Papers), CSPS, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. 
Announce Presidential Campaign in Europe, Barbican Centre, London, England. 
1998 
Presidential Intentions, Prairie Progressive, Iowa City, Iowa. 
1997 
Hollywood Archaeology, Jernigan Wicker Gallery, San Francisco, California. 
Hollywood Archaeology, Gallery 16, San Francisco, California. 
Hollywood Archaeology, Sherry Frumkin Gallery, Santa Monica, California. 
1996 
My Hollywood, Molly Barnes Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA
1993 
School Board, Harmony Union School District, Occidental, CA
1991 
Vice President, Harmony Ark Education Foundation, Occidental, CA
1988 
Second child, Ruby.
1986 
First child, Sophia.
1985 
Hollywood Blank Verse video with Mike Mazurki and Larry Hagman (DVD).
1984 
Live Rhodes, Greece
1983 
Campaign consultant, Susanna Dakin Artist for President Campaign
1981 
Drank‚Ķ.. 
1980 
One Hand Shaking, Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, N.Y.
1979 
Political Portraiture, Molly Barnes Gallery, Los Angeles.
1978 
Run for Governor in California Primary. 67,000 votes.
1977 
This Is Your Life, Western Front, Vancouver, B.C.
1976 
Cauliflower Alley Club video, Long Beach Museum of Art, with Ilene Segalove.
1975 
This Is Your Life, Cal State LA. 
Acupuncture LA with Elisabeth Coleman.
1974 
DeccaDance, Elks Building, Los Angeles, with Willoughby Sharp. 
D.I.V.O.R.C.E., Womanspace, Los Angeles, with Kathleen Harris. 
Fat Bat presentation to Henry Aaron, Dodger Stadium, with David Ross. 
Honorary PhD, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, Portand, Oregon. 
IRS declares Darling is an artist. 
Artists and Lawyers Ball, Los Angeles, with Monroe E. Price (to celebrate.) 
1973 
First Urban Accupuncture Treatment, various cities, states, and nations. 
NEA Individual Artist Fellowship. (How did America allow these to vanish?)
1972 
Teach video without video, Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, California. 
Hollywood Clay Conference, various places. 
Cover of Art In America. 
Venetian Tools Project: 37th Venice Biennale. 
Cologne Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany. 
Museum of Contemporary Art, Caracas, Venezuela. 
1971 
Begin Hollywood Archaeology, a lifetime pursuit. Hollywood, California.
1970 
Refuse Graduate Exhibition; returns MFA (now in SIU Permanent Collection). 
The difference between myself and Marcel Duchamp is that Marcel Duchamp never heard of me, and I've heard too much about him. 
Live in Marc Chagall's studio, LaRuche, Paris, France
Nail Paris, France, London,England, Edinburg, Scotland and Dublin, Ireland. 
Artist's Proof, Zeez Arts, London, England. 
Found Art Center of the World (alternative space, Davis, California.) 
Publishe Nut Pot Bag or Clay Without Tears, Davis, California. 
Lace San Andreas Fault. 
Found Fat City School of Finds Art and confers over 50,000 MFAs. 
Envoi: Paris Biennale (for Eleanor Antin)
1969 
US Internal Revenue Service declares Darling is not an artist. 
Mail In-Mail Out, Chicago Art Institute/Southern Illinois University. 
First Annual Open Invitational Unfired Clay Exhibition, Makanda, Illinois. 
Nails Carbondale, Illinois, to the ground. 
1968 
Eccentric Art, Pollock Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
1967 
Population Crisis Statistics for Buckminster Fuller, Carbondale, IL.
1964 
Fell from museum roof into sculpture garden, National Museum, Rhodes, Greece
1963 
School teacher, Rhodes, Greece
1956 
Wrote Norman Rockwell for advice on being an artist. (Rockwell answered.)
1955 
Faked playing clarinet in school band.
1945 
Painted race horse hooves with fingernail polish.
1942 
Born, Jacksonville, Illinois
OTHER 
126 reviews ; 120 group shows (video, correspondence, debris); 77 lectures; 72 performances; 47 TV appearances; 29 radio interviews; 4 NEA fellowships; 3 books; 3 biennales; 2 Honorary PhDs; a bunch of panels; 2 web sites; 1 35mm film.