Jedediah Caesar

Born in 1973, Oakland, CA
Lives and works in Los Angeles

EDUCATION

2001
M.F.A, University of California, Los Angeles

1998
B.F.A., School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston


ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2013
LAXART, Los Angeles, CA (forthcoming, September 2013)

2012
/ ALBATROSS / BADGERS / CHIMPS / DINO / EMPIRE / EXTENSOR / FENCE / GOLDEN / GRANITE HILL / HEAVENS / INSIGNIFICANT / LARK / MR. TUX / ORANGE PEEL / PURPS / RAMPA / SWINGLES / THIN SPOT / UPSHOT / WHITE KNIGHT / YELLOW PAINT / ZIPPER /, D’Amelio Gallery, New York, NY
PLATFORM 9: Jedediah Caesar, DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA; curated by Dina Deitsch

2011
Soft Structures, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Mango Obstruction, Susan Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA

2010
COMMA: Jedediah Caesar, Bloomberg Space, London, UK
Open Space: Jedediah Caesar, Socrates Sculpture Center, Long Island City, NY
D’Amelio Terras, New York, NY

2009
Jedediah Caesar: Holding Station, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Los Angeles, CA

2008
The Ruined, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris France

2007
3 Views from Space, D’Amelio Terras Gallery, New York, NY
City of Industry, Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX
Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Los Angeles, CA

2004
Done by the Forces of Nature, Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles, CA

2003
Jedediah Caesar (with Brad Phillips), Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY

2002
Jedediah Caesar, Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles, CA


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2012
The Venice Beach Biennial, Venice, CA

2011
The Trap Door, Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA
Toward A Philosophy of the Everyday, Castle Gallery, College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY
Everything Must Go, a project with Ceramica Suro Guadalajara, Mexico, organized by Jose Noe Suro and Eduardo Sarabia, Casey Kaplan, New York, NY
The Shortest Distance Between 2 Points if Often Intolerable, Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy (curated by Andrew Berardini)

2010
Animal Style: The New Warrior, Pepin Moore Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Inaugural Group Exhibition, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
New Art for a New Century: Contemporary Acquisitions, 2000 – 2010, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
The Secret (Still) Knows, Los Angeles Nomadic Division (LAND), Los Angeles, CA
Seedlings, Dallas Contemporary, Dallas, TX; curated by Regine Basha

2009
Coming in from the Cold, curated by Nicolla Vassel, Duve Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Altogether Elsewhere, curated by Rob Tufnell, Zoo Art Fair, London, UK
Stardust, curated by Chris Driessen, park De Oude Warande, Fundament Foundation, Tilburg, the Netherlands
ABSTRACT AMERICA: NEW PAINTING AND SCULPTURE, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
1992009, D’Amelio Terras, New York, NY
1999: 10 Year Anniversary Show, China Art Objects, Los Angeles, CA
The Shape of Things to Come: New Sculpture, The Saatchi Gallery, London, UK

2008
California Biennial 2008, Orange Country Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA (Sunday, March 8, 2009, 1-3 pm, “Meet & Greet” in celebration of artist’s first public sculpture, the Gleaner Stone)
The Station curated by Shamim Momin and Nate Lowman, Midblock East, Miami FL
Multiverse, Claremont Museum of Art, Claremont, CA
Red Wind, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
Whitney Biennial 2008, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
The Silence of Infinite Space, The Glendale College Art Gallery, Glendal, CA (curated by Aram Moshayedi)

2007
Everyday Eden, Metrotech Center, Brooklyn, NY
Circumventing the City, D’Amelio Terras, New York, NY
Paper Bombs curated by Bart Exposito, Jack Hanley Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Artist Drawings, Angles Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2006
Jessica Stockholder, Jedediah Caesar, Markus Amm, Garth Weiser, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris, France
Trace, Whitney Museum of American Art at Altria, New York, NY

2005
Take it Further! curated by Gyonata Bonvicini, Andrew Mummery Gallery, London, England
Ask the Dust, D’Amelio Terras Gallery, New York, NY
Sculpture -Nouvelles formes, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris, France
Sugartown, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York, NY
Fearless Vampire Killers, Casey Kaplan 10-6, New York, NY
Thing, Hammer Museum and Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA
The Altoids Collection, The 7th Annual Altoids Collection, Consolidated Works, Seattle, WA; Blue Star Art Complex, San Antonio, TX; Soo Visual, Minneapolis, MN; New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY; Luckman Center for Visual Arts, Los Angeles, CA.

2004
Rule the Wasteland, Locust Projects, Miami, FL
Strange Animal, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA (in conjunction with High Desert Test Sites 4, Joshua Tree, CA)
Black Dragon Society, Apex Art, New York, NY
Surface Tension, Lombard-Fried Fine Arts, New York, NY Run For The Hills, Locust Projects, Miami, Fl

2003
Hitoshi Nishiyama, Jedediah Caesar,Robert Billings, Hiromi Yoshii Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
3D4Deep, Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles, CA
…Butt Seriously, Moore Space, Miami, Fl
High Desert Test Sites 2, Joshua Tree, CA
Win, Lose or Draw, Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles, CA 2002
New Sculpture, Roberts and Tilton Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Jack Tilton/ Anna Kustera Gallery, New York, NY
Beautiful Artists, curated by Yutaka Sone, Yamaguchi Institute of Art, Yamaguchi, Japan
Drawing Show, Black Dragon Society, Vienna, Austria

2001
Face Off, The Smell, Los Angeles, CA
Frozen Wisdom: Jedediah Caesar and Craig Dongoski, Raymond Lawrence Gallery, Atlanta, GA
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Wight Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
The Panoptic Mind, Eyedrum Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2000
Jedediah Caesar and Sue Maing, Welsh-Beck Gallery, Los Angeles,


CURATORIAL

2009
Tables and Chairs, D’Amelio Terras, New York, NY
Extra-Extra, China Art Objects, Los Angeles, CA

Press

Jedediah Caesar: Soft Structures solo show at the MFA, Boston
12/17/2011 - 4/1/2012
Jedediah Caesar, COMMA 23, Bloomberg SPACE, London
27 May - 26 June 2010
Jedediah Caesar - Platform 9, at the DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum
May 26 - August 12, 2012
The Lookout, Art in America, 10 May 2012
A weekly guide to shows you won't want to miss
Merrily Kerr, Time Out New York, 1 June 2012
Leah Ollman, The Los Angeles Times, 30 April 2009
Roberta Smith, The New York Times, 7 September 2007
Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer on Jedediah Caesar
Matthew Guy Nichols, Art in America, 4 June 2010