EDUCATION


1974 M.F.A. University of California, Los Angeles,
1973 M.A. University of California, Los Angeles,
1971 B.A. California State University, Northridge,

SELECTED ONE PERSON EXHIBITION

2012 "John Divola," Laura Bartlett Gallery, London, UK
2012 "Surface Conditons: The Photographs of John Divola, " Kunstverein Freiburg, Germany
2012 "John Divola: Notes on the Observer," Gallery Luisotti, Santa Monica, CA,
2011 Wallspace Gallery, NY, NY
2010 LAXART, Los Angeles, CA
2009 Gallery Luisotti, Los Angeles, CA
2006 Charles Cowles Gallery, NY, NY
2006 Patricia Faure Gallery, Los Angeles, California
2005 Arles Recontres De La Photographie, Espace Van Gogh, Arles, France
2004 Charles Cowles Gallery, NY, NY
2003 Patricia Faure Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2001 Marella Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy
2001 Janet Borden Gallery, NY, New York,
2001 Palm Springs Museum of Art, Jorgensen Gallery, Palm Springs, CA,
2000 Patricia Faure Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1999 Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, Oregon
1998 Patricia Faure Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1997 Wooster Gardens, New York, NY
1997 Jessica Fredericks Gallery, New York, NY
1992 Rewdex Contemporary Art Gallery, Koyoto, Japan
1990 Galerie Niki Diana Marquardt, Paris, France
1987 Seibu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1987 Gallery Min, Tokyo, Japan (catalog)
1985 "John Divola, Selected Work, 1974-85," Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles, California
1983 The Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
1982 University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, New Mexico
1981 Gallerie Del Cavallino, Venice, Italy
1980 The Photographers Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
1979 Henry Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
1979 Camera Obscura, Stockholm, Sweden
1979 Print Galleri, Copenhagen, Denmark
1978 Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California
1978 Image Gallery, Aarhus, Denmark
1976 The Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson AZ
1975 Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, New York

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2012, "Natural History," Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh
2012, "Coquilles Mecaniques," Centre Rhenan d'Art Contemprain, Alsace-Altkirch, France
2011 "Under the Big Black Sun: California Art 1974–1981" , MOCA Los Angeles
2011, "The Digital Eye: Photographic Art in the Electronic Age," Henry Art Galler, University of Washington,
2010 "The Artist Museum," Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
2009 “The Conspiracy”, Kunsthalle Bern. Bern, Switzerland, August
2009 "Into the Sunset: Photography's Image of the West," The Museum of Modern Art, NY, NY. March 29 - June 8.(catalog)
2008 "This Side of Paradise: Body and Landscape in L.A. Photographs." Boone Gallery , The Huntington, San Marino, CA June14, Traveling (catalog)
2007 "Mixed Emotions," Domus Artium 2002 (DA2) Salamanca, Spain. Dec. 8 - March 16
2006 "Where we Live: Photographs of American from the Berman Collection,” Getty Museum, Los Angeles, (catalog)
2006 "Los Angeles 1955-85," Centre Pompidou, Paris, France (catalog)
2004 "Esperando Unha Chamada (Awaiting a Call)," The Centro Galago de Arte Contemporanea, Galicia, Spain
2002 "Imago 2002," Museo de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain (catalog)
2002 "New Acquisitions / New Work / New Directions 3: Contemporary Selections," Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
2002 "Friends of the West," Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California
2001 "Capturing Light: Masterpieces of California Photography 1950 to the Present," Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA,
2001 "Blind Date," Three Person Exhibition, Brent Sikkema Gallery, NY, New York, Jan. 2001
2001 "Modern Times III/Something Happened," Hasselblad Center, Goteborg Sweden, Jan. 2001
2000 "Photography: Process, Preservation, and Conservation," The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY Feb.-May 2001
2000 "Architecture Hot and Cold," The Museum of Modern Art, New York, November
2000 "Made in California: Art, Image, and Identity 1900-2000, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, LA, CA (catalog)
2000 "Beyond Boundaries,: Contemporary Photography in California," Santa Barbara Contemporary Art Forum, California State University, Long Beach, The Friends of Photography, San Francisco, CA (catalog)
2000 "Heaven and Earth," G. Gibson Gallery, Seattle, Washington
2000 "COLA Exhibition," Hammer / UCLA Museum, Los Angeles, CA (Catalog)
1999 "William Eggleston and the Color Tradition," Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA
1999 "Innovation / Imagination: 50 Years of Polaroid Photography," Friends of Photography, Ansel Adams Center, San Francisco, CA, (catalog).
1998 "Desapercibidos," Wim Winders and John Divola, Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City, Mexico
1998 "Ghost Story," Kunstlerhaus, Vienna, Austria
1997 "Scene of The Crime," Hammer/UCLA Art Museum, Los Angeles, California. (CATALOG)
1996 "Crossing the Frontier: Photographs of the Developing West, 1849 to the Present," San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, S.F., CA (catalog)
1996 "Perpetual Mirage: The Desert in American Photographic Books and Prints," Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (catalog)
1995 "The Photographic Condition," The San Francisco Museum of Contemporary Art, SF, CA
1995 "PLAN: Photography L.A. Now," Los Angeles County Museum of Art, L.A. California
1995 "Photo Binennale, Enschede (Obsessions. From Wunderkammer to Cyberspace)," Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enchede, Netherlands (catalog)
1994 "After Art: Rethinking 150 Years of Photography," Henry Gallery, Seattle, Washington, (Catalog)
1993 "Multiple Images; Photographs since 1965 from the Collection," The Museum of Modern Art, N.Y., New York
1992 "Proof: Los Angeles Art and Photography, 1960-80," Laguna Art Museum, Traveling, (Catalog)
1992 "More Than One Photography," Museum of Modern Art, NY
1991 "Individual Realities in the California Art Scene," Sezon Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan (Traveling) (Catalog)
1989 "California Photography: Remaking Make Believe", Museum of Modern Art, New York, 89 (Catalog) (Traveling)
1989 "Constructed Realities", Kunstrverein Munchen, Germany, (Catalog)
1989 "The Photography of Invention: American Pictures of the 1980's", National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C., (Catalog)
1987-89 "Photography and Art: 1945-Present," Los Angeles County Museum of Art (Traveling), (catalog)
1984 "California Photography:1945-1980," San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California, (traveling), (catalog)
1981 "1981 Biennial Exhibition," Whitney Museum of American Art" New York, New York, (catalog)
1978 "Mirrors and Windows," The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, (traveling), (catalog)

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Australian National Gallery
University Art Gallery, University of California, Berkeley
Bibliotheque Nationale, France
Carnigie Institute, Detroit, Michigan
Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
Centre Pompidou, Paris France
Chicago Art Institute, Chicago, Illinois
Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado
The Fogg Museum of Art, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland
Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia
The International Museum of Photography, George Eastman House, Rochester, New York
Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Art, Tokyo, Japan
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York
National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.
Philadelphia Art Museum, Pennsylvania
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.
Tokyo Metropolitan Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England
The Whitney Museum of American Art

GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS
2004 Rome Prize - Declined
1998 COLA, City of Los Angeles Artist Grant
1998 California Arts Council Grant
1997-98 Flintridge Foundation Fellowship
1990-91 National Endowment for the Arts Photography Fellowship
1986-87 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship
1979-80 National Endowment for the Arts Photography Fellowship
1976-77 National Endowment for the Arts Photography Fellowship
1973-74 National Endowment for the Arts Photography Fellowship

TEACHING
1988-Present Professor, Art Department, University of California, Riverside
2004-06 Faculty Director, Sweeney Art Gallery, University of California, Riverside
1991-96, 2001- 03, Chair, Art Department, University of California, Riverside
1978-1988 Instructor, Art/Photography, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California
1982-83 Visiting Lecturer, University of California, Los Angeles
1981 Visiting Artist, Claremont Graduate School
1981 Visiting Instructor, University of Southern California
1976-80 Instructor, Art/ Photography, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles
1975-79 Instructor, Art/ Photography, Immaculate Heart College, Los Angeles

BOOKS
Divola, John, "The Green of this Notebook," Nazraeli Press, 42 pages, 2009
Divola, John, "7 Dogs," Nazraeli Press One Picture Book #45, Seven Image Original Artwork, 20 pages, 2007
Divola, John, "Three Acts," book of original artwork , essay by David Campany, interview by Jan Tumlir, 144 pages, Aperture, NY (May 2006)
Divola, John, "Dogs Chasing My Car In The Desert," book of original artwork , 48 pages with 20 duotone plates, Nazraeli Press, 2004
Divola, John, "Isolated Houses," book of original artwork with essay by Jan Tumlir, 48 pages with 24 color plates, Nazraeli Press, 2000
Divola, John "Continuity," book published by RAM Publications and Smart Art Press 1998
Divola, John, "John Divola, book of original artwork with essay by Mark Johnstone, 89 pages, Gallery Min, Tokyo, Japan 1987