Exhibitions, Grants, Residencies, and Press
Solo and Two Person Exhibitions (selected)
2020: Title TBD, Elephant Art Space, Los Angeles, CA, December 2020.
2019: Anywhere that’s wild, La Estacion Gallery, Chihuahua, Mexico, October 2019.
2017: Planes and Structures (two person exhibition with Helen Chung), 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica, CA, October 2017.
Beyond The Horizon (two person exhibition with Martin Machado), The Italian American Museum (Museo Italo Americano), San Francisco, CA, January 2017.
2016: Hitched to everything else, Haphazard, Los Angeles, CA, April.
2014: Will there be an elephant?, Moorpark College Art Gallery, Moorpark, CA, November.
2013: Not In My Back Yard: Urban Drawings, California State University Dominguez Hills, CA, February.
2012: Spotlight Artist, Art San Diego Contemporary Art Fair, with Katherine Cone Gallery, San Diego, CA, September.
2011: California Girls, (2 person), Kathleen Cullen Fine Arts, New York, NY, June.
Ghetto Birds and Suburban Dreams, Long Beach Playhouse Gallery, Long Beach, CA, April.
2010: I wanna be here in my city, curated by H.K. Zamani, Phantom Galleries Los Angeles, Long Beach, CA, June.
2007: Next Exit: New Drawings, Christinerose Gallery, New York, NY, November.
2006: Topographic, The Mike Napoliello Gallery, Hermosa Beach, CA, November 2006
Next Exit, Bandini Art, Culver City, CA, August.
Next Exit, romo gallery, Atlanta, GA, June.
2004: Solo exhibit at Creative Artists' Agency (CAA), Beverly Hills, CA, December.
2003: There is Something, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA, June 2003.
Group Exhibitions (selected)
2020: Making A Way, online exhibition, Winfisky Gallery, Salem State University, Salem, MA, September 2020.
31 Women, Avivson Gallery, London, England, July 2020.
Making A Way, online exhibition, South Bend Museum of Art, South Bend, Indiana, June 2020.
We Are Here/Here We Are, outdoor art exhibit organized by Durden and Ray, Los Angeles County, CA, May 2020.
Type, Goldenwest College Gallery, Westminster, CA, March 2020.
How long do you mean to be, (curator), Laundromat Art Space, Miami, Florida, January 2020.
2019: Group Show, Avivson Gallery, London, England, December 2019.
Set Today/Set Future, Galeri Mod, Istanbul, Turkey, August 2019.
Through Spaces, part of the POST July Kamikaze series, MIM Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, July 2019.
Drawings and Others Works on Paper, As-Is Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, June 2019.
Title TBD, Kalashnikovv Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa, May 2019.
A Matter of Public Record: Art in the Age of Mass Surveillance, Fine Art Complex 1101,
Tempe, AZ, May 2019.
Co/Lab 4, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA, April 2019.
2018: A heap of broken images where the sun beats, Aegean Center for the Arts, Paros, Greece,
A Matter of Public Record: Art in the Age of Mass Surveillance, Durden and Ray, Los
Angeles, CA, September 2018.
Transiting, Arena 1 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, August 2018.
Spell Check, curated by Dani Dodge as part of the July Kamikaze series, PØST, Los
Angeles, CA, July 10, 2018.
Flow | Obstruction, The Collaborative, Long Beach, CA, June 2018.
Convergences, Korea Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA, May 2018.
Supermarket Art Fair, Slaughterhouse 5, Stockholm, Sweden, April 2018.
Other Places Art Fair, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA, February 2018.
Inverted Realities, Oxnard College McNish Art Gallery, Oxnard, CA, February 2018.
Book Club: Speedboat, Durden and Ray, Los Angeles, CA, February 2018.
Land, Irvine Fine Art Center, Irvine, CA, January 2018.
Salvage, Art Exchange, Long Beach, CA, January 2018.
Untitled, curated by Paige Wery and Shana Nys Dambrot, Art Share L.A., Los Angeles, CA,
2017: Static, Durden and Ray, Los Angeles, CA, December 2017.
Entangled Loci, Hilbert Raum, Berlin, Germany, September 2017.
2016: Curiouser and Curiouser, BLAM Projects, Los Angeles, CA, October 2016.
Hysterical Fiction, curated by Ichiro Irie; La Estacion Arte Contemporaneo in Chihuahua,
Mexico; and Bogota, Columbia, August and October, 2016.
Places and Spaces, Sugarmynt Gallery, Pasadena, CA, April 2016.
Urban Transformations, California State University Dominguez Hills Art Gallery, Carson, CA,
2015: South Bay Focus 2015, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA, November 2015.
Wishlist 3.0, The Gabba Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, November 2015.
Wood Metal Screw 2, The Gabba Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, August 2015.
Women To Watch 2015: Organic Matter, biennial, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C., June 2015.
Representative for Southern California region.
Call for Bushwick 2015, International Juried Exhibition, Bushwick Open Studios, Brooklyn, NY, June 2015.
Rainbow Shift, Montalban Theatre, Hollywood, CA, June 2015.
Yesterday’s Future, curated by Grace K. Anderson, Great Park Gallery, Irvine, CA, June 2015.
Launch 2.0, CoLAb Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, February 2015.
Laluzapalooza, La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, March 2015
2014: Monochromart (3 person show), Launch Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, August 2014.
City of Los Angeles (C.O.L.A.) Individual Artists' Fellowship Exhibition, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, May
Welcome to L.A./Please Come Again, Los Angeles International Airport Terminal 1, through the
Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, February 2014.
2013: A Visible Mark: Contemporary Drawing, Norco College Art Gallery, Norco, CA, October 2013.
2012: Legitimate Rape: Political Art in 2012, Katherine Cone Gallery, Culver City, CA, October 2012.
Featherweight, West Los Angeles College Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, October 2012.
California Girls, Katherine Cone Gallery, Culver City, CA, March 2012.
Obscured Lines: Contemporary Drawing in Los Angeles, Los Angeles Valley College Art Gallery, March 2012.
2011: Chain Letter, curated by Doug Harvey, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, July.
Fabrications, Marx and Zavaterro, San Francisco, CA, January.
Staccato, d.e.n. contemporary, Los Angeles, CA, January.
2010: Neighborhood, Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, Indiana, October.
39NOW, (catalog), Sophia Louisa Projects, Los Angeles, CA, September.
Backyard, Sam Lee Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, July.
OsCene 2010, (catalog), Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA, February.
Something in the air, Long beach City College Art Gallery, Long Beach, CA, January.
2009: Sweet Subversives: Contemporary California Drawings, Long Beach Museum of Art, CA, October.
2008: In The Eye of the Beholder, Louis Stern Fine Arts, West Hollywood, CA, July.
2007: Don't Fence Me In, Bandini Art, Culver City, CA, December.
High and Dry, Smoke and Fog, Phantom Galleries L.A., Beverly Hills, CA, June.
2006: Draw, Paper, Scissors, curated by Meg Linton, Domestic Setting, Los Angeles, CA, May.
2005: Dwellings, Municipal Art Gallery at Barnsdall, Los Angeles, CA, September.
2004: American Gothic: Talent for the Dark Ages, curated by Tyler Stallings, Gallery C, Hermosa Beach, CA, December.
Morris, Asia. “Outdoor exhibition offers chance to find art in some unusual places, including Long Beach.” Long Beach Post. May 14, 2020.
Osberg, Annabel. Review of “Group Show: Drawings and Other Works on Paper” at As-Is Gallery. Artillery Magazine. July 17, 2019.
Wood, Eve. “Co/Lab 4 at Torrance Art Museum.” Art and Cake Magazine. April 22, 2019.
VoyageLA staff. “Art and Life with Jennifer Celio.” VoyageLA Magazine. January 14, 2019.
Davis, Genie. Review of “Specter of Documentation” at Durden and Ray. Diversions LA. November 1, 2018.
Carasso, Roberta. Review of “LAND” at Irvine Fine Arts Center. ArtScene/Visual Art Source. March 2018.
Davis, Genie. “’Book Club: Speedboat’ Makes Waves at Durden and Ray.” Art and Cake Magazine. February 16, 2018.
Barton, Dave. “’LAND’ at Irvine Fine Arts Center.” OC Weekly. January 25, 2018.
Davis, Genie. “’Salvage’: Upcycling the Old into Art.” Art and Cake Magazine. February 7, 2018.
Senn, Evan. “LAND at Irvine Fine Arts Center.” Art and Cake Magazine. February 6, 2018.
Nys Dambrot, Shana. “18th Street Arts Center Atrium Gallery, Helen Chung and Jennifer Celio, Planes and Structures.” Fabrik Magazine. January 2018.
Morris, Asia. “Local Artists Respond to Current Political, Environmental Chaos in ‘Salvage.’” Long Beach Post. January 5, 2018.
Zellen, Jody. “’Static’ at Durden and Ray.” Art and Cake Magazine. December 12, 2017.
Davis, Genie. “”Static” Clears the Air at Durden and Ray.” Diversions LA. December 20, 2017.
Brewer, Gary. “Studio Visit: Jennifer Celio, Natural Selection and the Art of Survival.” Art and Cake Magazine. August 3, 2017.
Zellen, Jody. “Hitched to everything else” review. Artillery Magazine. April 27, 2016.
Roscoe Wolff, Sander. “Jennifer Celio: Defining a Community.” Long Beach Post. May 2, 2016.
Alexandra Wolfe. “Women Artists Take on Mother Nature.” The Wall Street Journal. July 30, 2015.
Kate Oczypok and Anna Gawel. “’Organic Matters’ Bucks Historical Assumptions About Nature and Women.” The Washington Diplomat. July 29, 2015.
Staff writers. “Organic Matters: Women to Watch 2015 @ National Museum of Women in the Arts.” Juxtapoz Magazine online. July 16, 2015.
Staff writers. “Washington: Organic Matters, Women to Watch 2015.” L’Oeil de la Photographie Magazine. July 2, 2015.
Wecker, Menachem. “Two explorations of nature and centuries-old gender stereotypes.” The Washington Post. June 26, 2015.
Davis, Genie. “Artist Spotlight: Jennifer Celio.” Divulge Magazine. June 13, 2015.
Morris, Asia. “Local Artist One of 13 Women Chosen for National Museum of Women in the Arts Exhibition in Washington, DC.” Long Beach Post. June 2, 2015.
Ruhl, Ashleigh. “Long Beach Pencil Artist Sends Ecological Works to Washington, DC.” Grunion Gazette. June 1, 2015.
Staff writer. “Nature-Focused Artist Jennifer Celio part of ‘Organic Matters: Women to Watch 2015’ at the National Museum of Women in the Arts.” Artfix Daily. May 18, 2015.
Wagley, Catherine. “’Legitimate Rape’, the Art Exhibit? Yes, It Opens Tonight.” LA Weekly. October 10, 2012.
Crest, Russ. “Jennifer Celio’s Manipulated Landscapes.” Beautiful/Decay. April 2012.
Bermudez, Julian. “Urban Life, Fantasy Illustrate Disconnect.” Long Beach Gazette. May 11, 2011.
Exhibition Spotlight for “Fabrications,” The Huffington Post (online), February 3, 2011.
Wood, Sura. Review of “Fabrications” at Marx and Zavaterro. Bay Area Reporter. January 2011.
Carasso, Roberta. Review of “OsCene 2010” at Laguna Art Museum. Art Ltd. Magazine. May/June 2010.
Carasso, Roberta. “LAM Presents ‘OsCene’ through May.” The Orange County Register. March 22, 2010.
Scarborough, James. “Sweet Subversives” review. Artillery magazine. January/February 2010.
London International Creative Competition, Annual Awards Book, Volume I. May 2008.
Nys Dambrot, Shana. “Don’t Fence Me In” review. Flavorpill-Los Angeles-online. January 2008.
Nys Dambrot, Shana. “High and Dry, Smoke and Fog” review. Whitehot Magazine. June 2007.
Fox, Catherine. “World of Good.” AccessAtlanta.com. December 30, 2006.
Feaster, Felicia. “Felicia Feaster’s Top 10 Visual Art Exhibitions.” Creative Loafing magazine, Atlanta, GA. December 27, 2006.
McClintock, Diana. Review of Atlanta solo show. Art Papers magazine. Sept./Oct. 2006.
Myers, Holly. “Differing views on the L.A. landscape.” Los Angeles Times. August 18, 2006.
Fox, Catherine. “Tiny lines build poetic pictures.” Atlanta Journal-Constitution. June 11, 2006.
Ollman, Leah. “What this group can do with paper.” Los Angeles Times. June 2, 2006.
Pelfrey, Bob. “New Tales.” New Times, San Luis Obispo, CA, May 27, 2004.
Schoenkopf, Rebecca. “Fear Factor.” OC Weekly, Santa Ana, CA, February 28, 2003.
Grants, Residencies, and Awards
-Artist Residency at Soulangh Artist Village, Taiwan, March 2021.
-Grant from the COVID-19 Relief Fund for L.A. County Visual Artists, California Community
Foundation/Center for Cultural Innovation, Los Angeles, CA, June 2020.
-Artist Relief Grant, The Arts Council for Long Beach, Long Beach, CA, June 2020.
-Artist-In-Residence, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA, May 2016.
-Residency at Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, New York, August 2014.
-L.A. Department of Cultural Affairs 2014 C.O.L.A. (City of Los Angeles) Individual Artist
Fellowship (for mid-career artists), Los Angeles, CA, May 2014.
-The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, New York, NY, 2012.
-ARC (Artists’ Resources for Completion) Grant from the Center for Cultural Innovation, Los
Angeles, CA, December 2012.
-Nominee, 2013 Rema Hort Mann Foundation Los Angeles Initiative Grants, New York, NY.
-Arts Council for Long Beach Professional Artist Fellowship, Long Beach, CA, November 2010.
-The Hoff Foundation (Huntington Beach, CA) Artist Grant, October 2009.
-Shortlist inclusion- London International Creative Competition, January 2009.
-New American Paintings, a juried exhibition-in-print, Volume 49, December 2003/January 2004.
-The Kristina Newhouse Award, Open Call L.A. 2004, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, July 2004.
-Award of Merit, Southern California Open 2001, Gallery 825, December 2001.
Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
Creative Artists Agency, Beverly Hills, CA
Gilena and Gary Simons, Los Angeles, CA
George Billis, Los Angeles, CA
Charlie James, Los Angeles, CA
Private collections in Los Angeles and Southern California; San Francisco; Atlanta; New York; Washington DC; Houston; Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.
2017-present: Member of Durden and Ray artist-run space and curatorial group, Los Angeles, CA.
B.F.A. in Drawing and Painting, California State University, Fullerton, 1996.