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SHANA LUTKER
Born in Northport, New York
Lives and works in Los Angeles, California


EDUCATION
UCLA, School of Art, MFA, Interdisciplinary Studio
Brown University, Providence, RI. BA, Visual Art and Modern Culture and Media
Central St Martin’s College of Art and Design, visiting artist


SOLO EXHIBITIONS AND PERFORMANCE

2020-1
Witch’s Kitchen Archive, Active Cultures, Los Angeles. (web-based)

2019
An Analphabet, Vielmetter Los Angeles, CA. September

2018
Phosphorescents, Pheasants and Unpleasants, performance at Art Catalogues LACMA, Los Angeles, CA.

2017
a.k.a. Public Opinion, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Los Angeles.
Mutual Admiration Society, Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago, IL
SNAFU!
, Barbara Seiler Galerie, Zurich.

2016
The Average Mysterious and the Shirt Off it’s Back, (performance), Hauser Wirth and Schimmel, Los Angeles, CA.
The Sleeping Poet and the Jongleuse, (performance), LAXART presented, at TAIX, Los Angeles, CA.
Shana Lutker: Scenes from Chapter Four, 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica, CA.
Obsession Dada: Shana Lutker, “The Nose, the Cane, the Broken Left Arm II,” Cabaret Voltaire, Zurich Switzerland.

2015
Shana Lutker: Le “NEW” Monocle, Chapters 1 – 3, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.
Paul, the Peacock, the Raven, and the Dove, Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden.
Paul, Paul, Paul, and Paul, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Los Angeles, CA.
The Raven, The Dove, Paul, and the Peacocks, Barbara Seiler Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland.
Project Gallery: Shana Lutker: Again Against, A Foot, A Back, A Wall, Perez Art Museum Miami,  Miami, FL.

2014
Monuments, Frieze Frame project with Barbara Seiler Galerie, Frieze New York.

2013
The Nose, The Cane, The Broken Left Arm, Performa 13 Comission, 80 St. Marks Theater, New York, NY.
The Bearded Gas, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, CA.
The Blowing Nose, Barbara Seiler Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland.

2012
New Research Concerning the Fistfights of the Surrealists, The Center for Ongoing Research and Projects, Columbus OH. Publication.

2011
A. G. L. & X., Barbara Seiler Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland.
Make Knot Meddle, New Positions, Wetterling Gallery, Art Cologne, Germany.

2010
H. Y. S. T. et al., Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, CA.
Hear It Here, SOMA, Mexico City, Mexico.
Reading Seating, Works Sited, Los Angeles Public Library, Los Angeles, CA.

2009
Forever Will a Blockhead Be, Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden. Catalogue.

2008
Books, 2005-2008, The Suburban, Oak Park, IL.
The Commiffioners, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, CA.
Combined Faulty Acts, Artists’ Space, New York, NY. Catalogue.

2007
CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco, CA.
The Future of an Illusion, Room Gallery, University of California, Irvine.

2006
Excerpts, Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden. Catalogue.


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020
Radical Empathy Public Poster Commission, Compound Long Beach.
20 Years, Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition, Vielmetter Los Angeles, CA. 
Drive-By-Art Los Angeles, City-wide exhibition, Los Angeles, CA. Organized by Warren Neidich.
Inventory-19, Online exhibition, organized by Darren Bader.

2019
No-”Q”-No, Real Pain Fine Arts, Los Angeles.
CURRENT:LA FOOD, City of Los Angeles Public Art Triennial, Los Angeles.
Museum of Modern Art and Western Antiquities, Section II, Department of Carving and
Modeling: Form and Volume, Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art, Lisbon, Portugal.
The Enchanted Interior, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, England, traveling to London and Cambridge.
Smoke and Mirrors, AF Projects, West Hollywood, CA.
Dreamhouse vs. Punk House (+Cat House), Serious Tropics, Inglewood, CA.

2018
Virginia Woolf: an exhibition inspired by her writings, Tate St. Ives, England, traveled to Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, and the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Catalogue.
Twentyfourseven: 40 Years, Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden.
EX-CORPSE, AWHRHWAR at OPAF, Battery Leary-Merriam Angels Gates Park, San Pedro, CA
26 on 3rd, LBMAx, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
No. 1, The Magic Hour, Twentynine Palms, CA.
My Kid Could Do That, Project Art Benefit exhibition at The Underground Museum, Los Angeles, CA.
Valley Vision, The Brand Library Gallery, Glendale, CA.

2017
99 Cents or Less, Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit, MI.
Summer of Love, Wilding Cran, Los Angeles, CA.

2016
IN SITU, EXPO Chicago, curated by Diana Nawi, Chicago, IL.
The Artists’ Library, LAXART, Los Angeles, CA
PDF-OBJECTS, Mana Contemporary, Chicago, IL.

2015
F.B.I., Arturo Bandini, Los Angeles, CA. The Museum of the Unwanted, Kunstmuseum Olten, Switzerland. Curated by Clare Goodwin.
Passing Leap, Hauser & Wirth, New York, NY.

2014
Whitney Biennial 2014, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY. Catalogue.
The Outlanders, The Pit, Glendale, CA. Catalogue.
Pier 54 Exhibition, 120 Eleventh Avenue, New York, NY. Curated by Cecilia Alemani and the Highline
Unsparing Quality, Diane Rosenstein Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA.
Bachelor Machines, ROOM EAST, New York, NY.

2013
The House that Jack Built, Barbara Seiler Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland.
Subject, Answer, Counter-point, Disjecta, Portland, OR. Catalogue.
The Unicorn, Transformer Station, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH. Catalogue.
The Stand In (or a glass of milk), Public Fiction, Los Angeles, CA. Catalogue
Manifest Destiny, Public art project with Los Angeles Nomadic Division, Jacksonville, FL.
A Round World Distorts a Flat Map, Highland Park, Los Angeles, CA.
Emmy Moore’s Journal, SALTS, Basel, Switzerland.
Works Sited, Cleopatra’s, Brooklyn, NY.
Double Life, SculptureCenter, Long Island City, NY. Catalogue.
Cats & Dogs, Sam Francis Gallery, Santa Monica, CA.

2012
Reflections on Form, Barbara Seiler Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland.
Things, Words, and Consequences, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia. Catalogue.
Perros Negros presents Perros Negros, New Jerseyy, Basel, Switzerland.
A Brand New Baby Carriage Standing There on the Porch, Barbara Seiler Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland
Barter Show, LAND, West Hollywood, CA.
Eagle Rock Rock and Eagle Shop, Los Angeles, CA. Catalogue.
economy of means: toward humility in contemporary sculpture, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale Az.
Ball of Artists, Greystone Mansion, part of Pacific Standard Time Festival, Beverly Hills, CA.

2011
The Trap Door, Two-person exhibition with Jedediah Caesar, Human Resources LA, Los Angeles, CA.
Two Schools of Cool, Collaboration with John Baldessari, Orange County Museum of Art, CA. Catalogue.
Greater LA, New York, NY.
Suelto, La Central, Bogatá, Columbia.

2010
Lovingly, Rose Peebles, Brand Gallery, Glendale, CA. Catalogue.
Session_12_Words, Am Nuden Da at Four Boxes Gallery, Skive, Denmark.
Ruins (Los Angeles), LA><ART Billboard, Los Angeles, CA.
A Torrent of Words, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI.
Territories, Left of Center, Luckman Fine Art Gallery, Cal State University, Los Angeles, CA.
Point to one end, which is always present, Small A projects, New York, NY.

2009
Performa 09, X Initiative, New York, NY.
Words, Am Nuden Da, London, England.
An Object Tossed from One Country to Another, Block Party, Highland Park, CA.
In Bed Together, Royal T, Los Angeles, CA.
Veronica, Pitzer Art Gallery, Claremont, CA. Catalogue.
In Love with the Night, Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University, Orange, CA.
On the Pleasure of Hating, Lisa Cooley Gallery, New York, NY.
Bitch is the New Black, Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA.
Broken English, Seiler + Mosseri-Marlio Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland.
Extra, Extra, China Art Objects, Los Angeles, CA.
This is Killing Me, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, MA.
The May Show, Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA.
Put On, Circus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

2008
California Biennial 2008, Orange County Museum of Art, CA. Offsite performances at Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum and the LAB, Costa Mesa.
Shana Lutker, Anna Sew Hoy, Brenna Youngblood, University Art Museum, UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA.
Delusionarium 4, David Salow Gallery and Bonelli Contemporary, Los Angeles
This Shadow is a Bit of Ideology, Gallery 400, UIC, Chicago, IL.
The 30th Anniversary: Part III, Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden. Catalogue.
The Whole World is Watching, Glendale College Gallery, Glendale, CA. Curated by Irene Tsatsos.
November Again, Harris Lieberman, New York, NY.
The Silence of Infinite Space, Glendale College Gallery, Glendale, CA. Curated by Aram Moshayedi.
3 Rooms: Shana Lutker, Sara Greenberger Rafferty, David Kennedy Cutler, D’Amelio Terras, NY.

2007
Art Perform, Art Basel Miami Beach. Curated by Jens Hoffman.
You Are Here, Glassell School of Art Gallery, Museum of Fine Art, Houston, TX.
Passengers, CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco, CA. Curated by Jens Hoffman. Catalogue.
Abstraction, Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
For Sale, Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art, Lisbon, Portugal. Curated by Jens Hoffman. Catalogue.
The Pyramid Show, Monte Vista, Los Angeles, CA.
Reality Disorder, Susanne Vielmetter Projects, Los Angeles, CA.
88:88, The Project, New York, NY.
Big Secret Cache, Angstrom, Los Angeles, CA.

2006
2006 California Biennial, Orange County Museum of Art, CA. Catalogue.
November, Harris Lieberman Gallery, New York, NY. Curated by Jeffrey Uslip.
People for a Better Tomorrow, Sweeney Art Gallery, UC Riverside, CA. Curated by Meg Cranston.
Re-make/Re-Model, D’Amelio Terras, New York, NY. Online Exhibition at www.remakeremodel.net
And Therefore I Am, Tang Museum, Skidmore, Saratoga, NY.

2005
Happenstance, Harris Lieberman Gallery, New York. Curated by Lauri Firstenberg.
Champion Fine Art 2003-2005, Art 2102, Los Angeles.
Public Sculpture for Benevento Citta Spettacolo, Italy, Theater Festival. September 2005. Catalogue.
Erzähl mal was, Kunstverein Langenhagen, Langenhagan, Germany.
Supersonic 2, LA Design Center, Los Angeles, CA.
The Paths of Moons and Planets, Crazy Space, Santa Monica, CA. Curated by Dawn Kasper.

2004
Faith, Champion Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA. Curated by Matt Johnson. Catalogue.
Delusionarium I, Legacy Art Gallery, Santa Ana, CA. Catalogue.
Art and Propaganda, University of Arizona, Tucson AZ.

2003
Record, Art 2102, Los Angeles, CA. Screening curated by Sharon Hayes.
The Stage, Stray Show 2003, Chicago, IL. Installation project with Matthew Rich.
Instant Installations, Sundown Salon, Los Angeles, CA.


SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2021
Braun, Johanna and Shana Lutker, “H.Y.S.T. et al, on Archiving Hysteria’s Past in the Present”
in Hysterical Methodologies in the Arts: Rising in Revolt. Palmgrave Macmillan, England.

2020
“Current LA: FOOD,” Artbound, Season 11, aired October 14.
Farago, Jason, “My Weekend Binge Online at Frieze,” The New York Times, May 12.
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/12/arts/design/frieze-new-york-online.html

2019 
Buchmann, Stephanie, “Shana Lutker,” Los Angeles Studio Conversations, The Green Box, Berlin.
Danielson, Jenny, “Den nya konststaden,” Axess.se. July.  https://axess.se/magasin/default.aspx?article=4184#.XRuIYlNKhE5
Frank, Peter, “DOLLHOUSE FUNHOUSE: “Dreamhouse vs. Punk House (+ Cat House),” Whitehot magazine, https://whitehotmagazine.com/articles/punk-house-cat-house-/4242, April.

2018
Horst, Aaron, “Shana Lutker,” Flash Art, March-April.

Hudson, Suzanne, “Shana Lutker,” Artforum, February.

Stromberg, Matt, “A New Outdoor Space Springs from the High Desert East of Los Angeles,” Hyperallergic, March 14.

Wagley, Catherine, “5 Art Shows to See in LA This Week,” LA Weekly (web), December 6

2016
Campbell, Andrianna, “Shana Lutker,” Art in America, April.

Goukassian, Elena, “From Michelangelo to Marden, Seven Fierce Fistfights from Art History,”
hyperallergic.com. January 15.

Losh, Jason Bailer, “Shana Lutker,” Seeingisforgetting.com, June 2.

Paulsen, Kris with Shana Lutker, ‘About Things, a conversation,” Shana Lutker: SUR. LAXART: Los Angeles.

Spivack, Emily, “One Artist’s Fascination with A Giant Old Clamp,” T, The New York Times Style Magazine, Feb 3.

Yoshitake, Mika and Shana Lutker, “Humans have been Human for So Long,” Conversation on Art Journal Open Online. August 2.

Wagley, Catherine, “Who Threw The First Punch?: Shana Lutker Stages A Surrealist Fight In Los Angeles,” ARTNews online, September 23.

2015
Artforum: 500 Words,” as told to Marcus Civin, artforum.com, October 27.

Wagley, Catherine, “A 2,400-Mile Art Exhibit is About to Hit L.A.,” LA Weekly, March 5.

Cheng, Scarlet, “Cross-continent highway billboard project is Manifest Destiny,” Los Angeles Times, April 4.
Nawi, Diana, “Shana Lutker,” Exhibition pamphlet, Pérez Art Museum Miami, May

Wu, Su, “A Two-Year, 100-Billboard Celebration of Going West,” The New York Times Style Magazine (web), June 23.                                                          

Sawyer, Drew, “Yuta Nakajima and Madeline Warren on Passing Leap at Hauser & Wirth,” Document Journal (web), July

Heddaya, Mostafa, “Shows that Matter: Shana Lutker at the Pérez Art Museum Miami,” Blouin ArtInfo (online), Sept 8.                                                                    

Osborne-Bartucca, Kristen, “Shana Lutker,” Artillery, September-October.

Yoshitake, Mika, “Shana Lutker,” Exhibition pamphlet, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC, Oct 28.


2014
Steinhauer, Jillian, “Westward Exhibition: Billboard Art Unfolds Across America,” Hyperallergic, June 20 (web).

Vogel, Carol, “State of Our Art, According to Whitney,” The New York Times, February 28 (web).

Schnadt, Sara, “Artists on the Whitney Biennial”, KCET Art Bound, May 8 (web).

Kinsella, Ellen, “LAXART Moves to Hollywood,” artnet, September 12.

Vankin, Deborah, “LAXART plans Hollywood gallery, citywide project called the Occasional,” Los Angeles Times, September 10.

Cascone, Sarah, “High Line Restaging 1971 Willoughby Sharp Show on Pier 54,” artnet, June 19.

Russeth, Andrew, “Pier Pressure: High Line Art Resurrects Classic Willoughby Sharp Waterfront Show,” GalleristNY

Farago, Jason, “Frieze art fair New York review copious consumption and crack pie,” The Guardian, May 9.

Wu, Su, “Art Matters | At Frieze New York, Mixing Pleasure with Business,” T: The New York Times Style Magazine, May

Molesworth, Helen, “Review: Whitney Biennial 2014,” Artforum, May

Zimmer, Lori, “Expansion West: The Manifest Destiny Billboard Project,” Mutual Art, April 2.

Hutt, John, “A Gay Ol Tour of the 2014 Whitney Biennial,” Out Magazine, March 14.


2013
Heddaya, Mostafa, “Surrealism’s Fistfights and Adversarial Culture,” Hyperallergic, November 25.

Gopnik, Blake, “A Performance Like a Punch in the Face,” The Daily Beast, November 20.

Sutton, Benjamin, “Performa 13: Shana Lutker Restages Dada’s Last Stand,” Artinfo, November 20.

Zhong, Fan, “7 Strange Spectacles at Performa 2013,” W Magazine online, November 14.

Matorin, David, “Performa 13 Aims to Turn All of New York Into a Stage,” November 4.

Indrisek, Scott, “Performa 13: What Not To Miss,” BlackBook, November 1.

Momin, Shamim, “(Artist) Lunchtime Poll: Shana Lutker,” Artsy, October 18.

Jovanovic, Rozalia, “Ten Must-Sees at This Year’s Performa,” ArtInfo, October 9.

Bellman, Erica, “On View: Art Comes to the Interstate,” T: The New York Times Style Magazine, September 24.

Durbin, Roger, “Cleveland Museum of Art hosts first exhibit at new Transformer Station,” Akron.com, September 19.

Thuring, Reto, “Shana Lutker,” exhibition essay, The Unicorn at The Transformer Station, September

Frank, Peter, “Haiku Reviews: From Alfred Hitchcock To Asian Fairy Tales,” Huffington Post, July 9.

Ong, Amanda, “The Blowing Nose by Shana Lutker,” Frame Web, June 21.

Wagley, Catherine, “Five Artsy Things to Do in L.A. This Week, Including Fighting Surrealists,” LA Weekly, May 1.                                                                

Chappa, Kristen, “Double Life,” In Practice, Exhibition Catalogue, Sculpture Center, February



2012
Woods, Melissa Vogley, “The Center For Ongoing Research and Projects: An Interview with Ryland Wharton,” Temporary Art Review, December 27

Friedman, Julia, “Economy of Means: toward humility in contemporary sculpture,” Critic’s Picks, Artforum.com, March

Griffin, Jonathan, “Transcript (Verbatim Ad Nauseam),” Exhibition Catalogue from “Things, Words, and Consequences,” Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia, pp 5-8.



2011
Nys Dambrot, Shana, “Hoarders: Art Gallery Edition,” LA Weekly, December 1.

Latimer, Quinn, “Shana Lutker, Barbara Seiler Galerie, Zurich,” Frieze, September, p107.

Gritti, Félice, “Et bliev nix wie et wor,” Artnet Magazin, artnet.de, April 11.

Bancroft, Sarah, “Two Schools of Cool,” Exhibition Catalogue, Fellows Of Contemporary Art, DelMonico Books

Lewallen, Constance, “Shana Lutker and John Baldessari,” essay in Exhibition Catalogue from  “Two Schools of Cool,” Orange County Museum of Art, Prestel, pp 44-5



2010
Holte, Michael Ned, “Top Ten,” ArtForum, December

West, Kevin, “SoCal Cool,” W Magazine, August

Tuck, Geoff, “Notes on Looking, July 1, 2010,” Notes On Looking, July 1.

Wu, Cassie, “Shana Lutker,” Artforum.com Critics’ Pick, June

Williams-Ng, Stacey, “Review: A Torrent of Words,” Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 1.



2009
Uchill, Rebecca, “This is Killing Me,” Art Papers, November/December

Firstenberg, Lauri, “The Talented Ms. Lutker,” LA Confidential, September

Myers, Holly, “Around the Galleries: Attitude and talent to spare,” Los Angeles Times, August 21.

Smee, Sebastian, “Unflattering Reflection,” The Boston Globe, August 1.

AJ, “The Feminine Artistique,” Angeleno Magazine, August

Kley, Elisabeth, “On the Pleasure of Hatred,” artnet.com, June

Ramani, Donato, “Creating amid Passion and Fears,” L’Uomo Vogue, May/June.

Ross, David, “The Party’s Over,” Flyp, Flypmedia.com, March 13.

Born, Katheryn, “This Shadow is a Bit of Ideology,” Time Out Chicago, Issue 201, January 1.

Ennis, Ciara, “Veronica,” Exhibition Catalogue, Pitzer Art Galleries, Pitzer College, Claremont, CA

Haeg, Fritz, The Sundown Salon Unfolding Archive, Evil Twin Books, New York

Grabner, Michelle and Brad Killam, Forrest Nash, Jason Pickleman, “Shana Lutker,”Can I Come Over To Your House?, The Suburban, pp. 1050-1057

Moshayedi, Aram with Shana Lutker, “Forever Will A Blockhead Be,” Exhibition Catalogue, Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm

Nawi, Diana, “This is Killing Me,” Exhibition Brochure, Mass MOCA, North Adams, MA

Tsatsos, Irene, “Shana Lutker” in Common Threads, Shared Spaces: Five Years of Fellowships for Visual Artists from the California Community Foundation, 2004-2008, pp. 78-79

Younger than Jesus/Artist Directory, The New Museum, New York, NY, Phaidon Press. Nov 6.

2008
Leong, Stephanie, “California Girls,” Daily Nexus, University of California, Santa Barbara, Nov. 6

Wahlquist, Grant, “O.C. Art Attack!,” Riviera, November

“Designed by Shana Lutker,” Casa Magazine, Santa Barbara, October 31.

Woodard, Joe, “Hear, Hear: Shana Lutker arrives in two capacities this month,” Santa Barbara News Press, October 31

Olive, Ashley, “Shana Lutker at CAF’s Forum Lounge,” Santa Barbara Independent, October 30.

Mizota, Sharon, “Eureka Moments,” Los Angeles Times, October 19.

“OCMA Hits the Road, Jack!,” Riviera, October

Schwyzer, Elizabeth, “The Art of Now,” Santa Barbara Independent, September 25.

Martin, Victoria, “Shana Lutker at Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects,” Artweek, September

Foss, Paul, “Shana Lutker,” ArtUS, September

Frank, Peter, “The Radiant Mind, The Body Politic: Lee Mullican, Shana Lutker and Olga Koumoundouros,” LA Weekly, June 4

Taft, Catherine, “Catherine Taft’s Round-Up of the Best Shows in LA,” Saatchi Online, May 27.

Velasco, David, “West Side Story,” Artforum.com, January 31.

Firstenberg, Lauri, “Shana Lutker in conversation with Lauri Firstenberg,” Exhibition catalogue “2008 California Biennial,” Orange County Museum of Art, pp 146-147

Uslip, Jeffery, “Shana Lutker: Combined Faculty Acts,” Exhibition Catalogue, Artists Space, NY.

Hoffman, Jens, “Fragments of an Analysis of a Case of Art,” Exhibition catalogue, “Passengers 1.4,” published by CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, 2007

Diaz, Karla, “A Tour of San Francisco and Oakland,” FlashArt Online, October

Beil, Kim, “California Biennial at OCMA,” in ArtWeek, Vol 38, February

Carson, Juli, “Shana Lutker’s The Future of an Illusion,” Exhibition pamphlet, Room Gallery, UC Irvine, January

Ritter, Ben, “Shana Lutker’s Bizarre Illusion”, New University, Vol 40, January 16.

Wulffson, Jennifer, “California Biennial, 2006,” Latinart.com, January



2006
Cotter, Holland, “November” in Art Review, The New York Times, December 22.

Armstrong, Elizabeth, “California Above All,” Art Review, May

Berwick, Carly, “Happenstance,” in ArtNews, April

Pollack, Barbara, “Happenstance,” Time Out New York, Issue 536, January 5.

Holte, Michael Ned, “Shana Lutker,” Exhibition catalogue, 2006 California Biennial, Orange County Museum of Art, pp. 104-107

Myers, Julian, “I want to tell you Everything,” in Excerpts, exhbition catalogue, Wetterling Gallery,  Stockholm

2005
Cotter, Holland, “Happenstance,” in “Art in Review,” The New York Times, December 30.


WRITING AND PUBLISHED PROJECTS

2020
Witch’s Kitchen Archive, Active Cultures, Fall 2020 - Winter 2021.
The Unpleasant Pheasant
, Active Cultures Digest, https://www.active-cultures.org/index. html#shana_lutker
Interview series about Open Access archives for the Curationist.org with Kim Schoenstadt, Cameron Gainer, Ken Gonzalez-Day, and Sara Greenberger Rafferty. Published in August and September, https://www.curationist.org/?s=shana+lutker

2018
Artist’s Portfolio, Apricota, Issue no. 1. Secretary Press, New York. pp 34–61.

2016
Madames Electrics, with drawings contributed by Maria Candanoza, Kate Costello, Zoe

Crosher, Julian Hoeber, Adriana Lara, and Interior Theatre. Book produced as part of

exhibition I curated and organized at The Pit, Glendale, CA.

“Notes on the Project X Forums,” X-TRA, Volume 18, number 2, pp 85-87.

2014 “A to B to E to F to G to M to N: A conversation with Augustine, André Breton, Albert

Einstein, Sigmund Freud, Gradiva, Me, and Nadja,” Whitney Biennial 2014,
pp 369-372.

2014
“A to B to E to F to G to M to N: A conversation wtih Augustine, André Breton, Albert Einstein, Sigmund Freud, Gradiva, Me, and Nadja,” Whitney Biennial 2014, catalogue, pp 369-372.

“Have you ever slapped a dead person?” Cadavere Quotidiano, published by Project X Projects, pp 96-103.


2012
New Research concerning the Fistfights of the Surrealists, 16-page newspaper published by the Center for Ongoing  Research & Projects, Columbus, Ohio.

“Some Fistfights of the Surrealists,” MATERIAL, no 3, pp. 51-59.

“Kate Costello: Set Ups,” X-TRA, Volume 15, no. 1, p. 37.
2010      “Transitional Objects,” Lovingly, Rose Peebles, broadsheet published by Brand Gallery, Glendale, CA.

“Index: Studio, 2003-2006,” The Studio Reader, edited by Michelle Grabner and Mary Jane Jacob, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL.
2009

“Eileen Cowin: Simply Because You’re Near Me,” Publihed brochure essay on the occasion of Cowin’s exhibition at Pasadena Community College Gallery, March 2009.

“Artists Are Not,” thehighlights.com, February issue.

2007
“Confusion, Collateral, and Pain,” X-TRA, Winter 2007-8, Vol. 10.2. With Kris Paulsen.


2006
“Notes on Display, Exhibition, and Awe,” X-TRA, Winter 2006, Vol 9.1

“Every Garden a Munition Plant,” X-TRA, Summer 2006, Vol. 8.4. 2005

“Ghosts of the Public,” X-TRA, Fall 2005, Vol 8.1, pp 48-52.


2004
Sourcebook of American Chatter: Issue One (Fragments), contributor.

2003
“Out with the Artist: The poet, the American, and the monster,” The 2003 Wight Biennial Catalogue, published on the occasion of the 2003 Wight Biennial, UCLA, p54-61.

2002
“Kristin Lucas and Joe McKay,” New Art Examiner, Jan/Feb 2002, Vol. 29 no. 3, p. 67.



AWARDS, HONORS, and RESIDENCIES
Department of Cultural Affairs Los Angeles, Cultural Trailblazer, 2020.
Artist in Residence, Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier, VT, January 2020.
Artist Lab Residency, 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica, CA, June - September 2016.
Smithsonian Artist Research Fellow, Smithsonian Institute, Washington DC, October – December 2014
Artist in Residence, Pioneer Works, Brooklyn, NY. September 2013 – February 2014.
Artist in Residence, Cité des Art Internationales, Paris, France, June 2012.
Artist in Residence, Atlantic Center for the Arts, Florida, February 2012.
Artist in Residence, Sitterwerk, St. Gallen, Switzerland. May 2011.
Artist in Residence, SOMA, Mexico City, Mexico, July 2010.
California Community Foundation Emerging Artist Fellowship, 2008.
Durfee Artist Completion Grant, 2006.
Elaine Krown Klein Award, 2004-5.
Hoyt Fellowship, 2004.
Art Council Award, 2004-5.
Orselli Fellowship, 2003.
Clifton Webb Art Award, 2003.



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