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Stephen Seemayer

SOLO EXHIBITIONS


1995 Solo exhibition, paintings and drawings, " Buddha on Moneybags, " Random Gallery, Los Angeles.
Solo exhibition, painting/installation, " Spring Haiku, " UNI Gallery, Los Angeles.
1994 Solo exhibition, " 1,440 Paintings, " Random Gallery, Los Angeles.
1983 Paintings and video installation, Tortue Gallery, Santa Monica, California.
1982 Retrospective exhibition, 15-year survey of paintings, drawings, sculpture, film, video and performance, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.
1981 Video drawings, Stux Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts. Exhibition and performance, " Triple Cross, " Tortue Gallery, Santa Monica, California.
Performance, " Rise and Fall, " Downtown Gallery, Los Angeles. Exhibition and performance, " Jesus Says Don ' t, " WPA Gallery, Washington.
1980 Exhibition and performance, " Metropolis, " WPA Gallery, Washington.
Exhibition and performance, " Kunstkathedral, " Neill Gallery, New York.
Exhibition and performance, " Meccanization, " Tortue Gallery, Santa Monica, California.
Film event, Jetts Cafe, Inglewood, California.
Exhibition and performance, " Pope Video, " Skeleton Club, San Diego, California.
1979 Exhibition and performance, " You ' re Crazy, " Artemisia Gallery, Chicago.
Exhibition and performance, " Unit in Orange, " Donnelly Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts.
Photostructures, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.
Photostructures and firecarbon drawings, Neill Gallery, New York.
1978 Photostructures and masks, Tortue Gallery, Santa Monica, California.
Performance, " Guardian, " 8th Street and Central Avenue, Los Angeles.
Performance, " Fuoco, " 5th Street and Central Avenue, Los Angeles.
Performance, " Up Against Daniel, " 2nd Street and Alameda Avenue, Los Angeles.
1977 Explosion sculpture performance series, 9th Street and Central Avenue, Los Angeles.
1977-1975 Exhibitions, Orlando Gallery, Encino, California.
1976-1973 Fire performances, Los Angeles.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

1995 Paintings and drawings, Fired Up! Lyn/Bassett Gallery, Los Angeles
Paintings/installation, " Zen Paintings, " Fabrication, Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University, Orange.
Paintings, " Double Zen, " The Pulse of L.A., El Pueblo Gallery, Los Angeles
Paintings/installation, " Buddhas, " Red Zone 7: In the Pit, Los Angeles.
1994 Painting/installation, " American Salute, " Downtown Lives, DADA, Los Angeles.
Paintings, L.A. Fair Art, Spanish Kitchen Gallery, Los Angeles. Painting/installation, FAR BAZZAR, Foundation for Art Resources Inc., Los Angeles.
1993 Painting/installation, FAR Parked, Foundation for Art Resources Inc., Los Angeles.
Painting, Downtown Lives, DADA, Los Angeles.
Paintings, group exhibition, Spanish Kitchen Gallery, Los Angeles.
1992 Paintings, photographs and installation, Red Zone 6, FAR BAZZAR, Foundation for Art Resources Inc., Los Angeles.
Paintings and event, Red Zone 5: Defiantly Incorrect, Los Angeles.
1991 Paintings, group exhibition, The American Gallery, Los Angeles.
Veiled paintings and event, Red Zone 4: Right to Remain Silent, Los Angeles.
1990 Sculpture installation and event, Red Zone 3: No Admission, Los Angeles.
Paintings, group exhibition, The American Gallery, Los Angeles. New paintings and event, Red Zone 2: Defend Yourself, Los Angeles.
Installation and event, Red Zone: Art Above the Law, Los Angeles.
1989 Paintings, group exhibition, The American Gallery, Los Angeles.
1983 " Los Angeles View, " video installation, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles.
1982 " Between the Freeways, " WAMM, traveling exhibition. " Young Turks, " Downtown Gallery, Los Angeles.
1980 Donnelly Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts.
1979 San Diego State University Art Gallery, San Diego, California.
1978 Tortue Gallery, Santa Monica, California.
1977 " Photodocuments, " Scottsdale Center for the Arts, Scottsdale, Arizona.
M.H. DeYoung Museum, San Francisco, California.
Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.
" 100+ Current Concerns in Southern California Art, " Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.
" Beyond the Garden Wall, " Downey Museum, Downey, California. 1976 Redlands University, Redlands, California.
Santa Monica City College, Santa Monica, California.
Cerritos College, Norwalk, California.
1975 Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington.
1974 California Arts Commission Headquarters, Sacramento, California.
1973 Young Talent Exhibit, Los Angeles County Museum of Art. FILM/VIDEO PRODUCTIONS
1988 Feature film, " Twist of Fate, " writer/director, Summit International Pictures.
1986 Feature video, " Miami Vendetta, " writer/director, Summit International Pictures.
1984 Feature video, " Sushi Ole, " director/co-producer, City Pictures.
1981 Documentary film, " Young Turks, " writer/director, City Pictures.

REFERENCES

1995 Michael Duncan, catalog essay, Fabrication, March, 1995.
1994 Mat Gleason, Coagula Art Journal, Issue #14, September, 1994.
Mat Gleason, Coagula Art Journal, " Far BAZZAR Best, " Issue #13, Summer, 1994.
Miles Beller, Artweek, Jan. 6, 1994.
1993 Mary Ann Evans, Venice magazine, November, 1993.
Bob Pool, Los Angeles Times, Dec. 4, 1993.
1982 Barbara Kruger, Artforum, September, 1982.
Hunter Drohojowska, Artforum, September, 1982.
1981 Christopher Knight, Los Angeles Herald-Examiner, May, 1981.
1980 Linda Burnham, High Performance (cover story), Vol. 3, No. 1, March.
High Performance, Vol. 2, No. 4, January.
Performance Anthology: Source Book for a Decade of California Performance Art, Contemporary Arts Press, San Francisco.
1979 SoHo Weekly News, Vol. 6, No. 37, June 14-20.
High Performance, Vol. 2, No. 3, September; Vol. 2, No. 2, June; Vol. 2, No. 1, March.
1978 Peter Schjeldahl, Art in America, November-December.
Adrienne Rosenthal, Artweek, Vol. 9, No. 32.
William Wilson, Los Angeles Times, Sept. 28.
High Performance, Vol. 1, No. 4, December; Vol. 1, No. 3;
September. 1977 Nancy Marmer, Los Angeles Times, Oct. 13.
1976 Gordon J. Hazlitt, Art News, November.
Adrienne Rosenthal, Artweek, Sept. 18.
Gordon J. Hazlitt, Art News, February.
1975 Clark Polak, Los Angeles Free Press, Oct. 10.
William Wilson, Los Angeles Times, Sept. 26.
Ronald E. Steen, Artweek, Sept. 20.

ELECTRONIC/OTHER MEDIA

Books 1981 The Young Turks, by Stephen Seemayer. Los Angeles: Astro Artz. ISBN: 0-937122-06-8.
TV/Radio 1994 WBAI-FM, New York, " Artbreaking " with Charlie Finch. Interview about new work. Sept. 8, 1994.
1980 KNBC-TV, Channel 4, Los Angeles, interviewed by Kelly Lange about walk with cross to San Diego.
1979 KPFK-FM, " 559802364, " radio performance, Los Angeles. CONTACT INFORMATION Address Phone 1637 Lucretia Avenue
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