» Lia Halloran
Assistant Professor

Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences; Department of Art
Lia Halloran
Office Location:
Moulton Hall 222
Office Hours:
M & W: 4pm-6pm
University of California, Los Angeles, Bachelor of Fine Arts
Yale University, Master of Fine Arts
Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY 2013 Haeney, Caitlin, ‘Sidewalk’s Up’, The Times-Tribune, PA Grega, Alicia ‘The Artists’ Studio: Sidewalk Surfing’, The 570 Hughes, Christopher J., ‘A 360-Degree Look at Skateboarding’, Timesleader 2012 Reviews, Harpers Magazine, November 2012 Mason, Shana Beth, “Lia Halloran,” Artvoices Magazine, August. Grattan, Nikki, “Lia Halloran, Painter, Artist,” In The Make, Studio Visits with Artist and Designers, Spring. Amir, “Lia Halloran’s Photographic Line Drawings Created by Skateboarding with Light,” Beautiful Decay Magazine, June. Loud Speaker, “Skateboarding with light- stunning photographs by Lia Halloran,” Mumble in the Jungle, June. Bonker, Dawn, “Get Creative,” Chapman Magazine, Spring 2012. Alumit, Noel, “Tilt-shift: Queer Art Moving in Different Directions,” Huffington Post, February 16. Martinez, Alanna. “10 Global Art Exhibitions, From Daniel Heidkamp’s Luscious Landscapes to Ed Kienholz’s Early Works,” ARTINFO, January 27. 2011 Lacoste, Christina, “Off the Wall,” Dig Boston, November 11. Walsh, Colleen, “Scaling Up and Down,” Harvard Gazette, November 10. Slawitschka, Kurt, “Measure’s a Measured Success,” The Harvard Crimson, November 8. Size Matters,” Boston Globe, November 7. Dela, Sasha, “Texas Contemporary Art Fair,” Temporary Art Review, November 1. 2010 Rule, Doug, “Crystal City: Lia Halloran and Sarah Strauss have created a ‘cave’ of huge ‘crystals’, on display at Artshpere,” Metro Weekly, November 18. Campbell, Rebecca & Nicole Walker, ed. “A Game of Artist’s Telephone, Day 7,” The Huffington Post, September 1. Siegel, Miranda, ed. “Galleries – Downtown – Lia Halloran,” New York Magazine, April 5. 2009 Melrod, George. “’Superficiality and Superexcrescence’ at Otis College of Art and Design, Ben Maltz Gallery,” Art Ltd., September. Myers, Holly. “Art Review: ‘Superficiality and Superexcrescence’ at Ben Maltz Gallery,” Los Angeles Times, July 8.
‘Outside the Lines: An Artists’ Coloring Book for Giant Imaginations’ Hong-Poretta Souris, Publisher: Penguin Group USA
SOLO EXHIBITIONS 2012 Sublimation / Transmutation, Martha Otero Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 2010 Folding/ Unfolding, Artisphere, Terrance Gallery, Arlington, VA (Two-person collaboration Collider with the architecture firm, Big Prototype in New York) The Only Way Out Is Through, DCKT Contemporary, New York, NY * 2008 Dark Skate, DCKT Contemporary, New York, NY Dark Skate Miami, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL Dark Skate, LaMontagne Gallery, Boston, MA 101 California Street, San Francisco, CA SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2012 Tilt-Shift LA: New Queer Perspectives on the Western Edge, Luis De Jesus, Los Angeles, CA 2011 Universe City, The Fine Arts Gallery at CSULA, Los Angeles, CA Oniomania, Martha Otero Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 2010 Haunted: Contemporary Photography / Video / Performance, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain * Skateboarding Side Effects, Terrace Gallery at Artisphere, Arlington, VA The Rise of RAD: Contemporary Art and the Influence of the Urethane Revolution, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA Girls Just Want to Have Funds, P.P.O.W Gallery, New York, NY 2009 Superficiality and Superexcrescence, Ben Maltz Gallery, Otis College of Art & Design, Los Angeles, CA * 2008 Ultrasonic International III: Elementary, My Dear Watson, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA * Group Exhibition, Sandroni Rey, Los Angeles, CA 2006-8 Space is the Place, curated by Alex Baker and Toby Kamps for Independent Curators International, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield, MI; Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA; Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ; Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH; The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY *
CURATED EXHIBITIONS 2012 Gestalt, Facilitated and Curated senior Chapman Student two-person exhibition, Advocate Gochis Galleries, Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center, Los Angeles, CA. Reviewed in the Huffington Post, and Advocate Magazine. 2011 Measure for Measure, Travelling exhibition to Harvard University Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Fall 2012, and Chapman University’s Guggenheim Gallery, Spring 2011. 2010 Measure for Measure, Los Angeles Art Association, 825 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. Exhibition delved into issues and consideration of ‘scale’ as a theme for both artists and scientist. Co-curated with Dr. Lisa Randall, Harvard University, Department of Physics.
PUBLICATIONS The Warped Side of the Universe, Co-authored and illustrated with Dr. Kip Thorne, Feynman Professor of Theoretical Physics at the California Institute of Technology. Submitted for Publication. Text(ure), Modeling, Collage: Creative Writing and Visual Arts Pedagogy. Writing project in collaboration with Anna Leahy (Professor of Poetry) and Claudine Jaenichen (Associate Professor of Graphic Design). The project explores balances of ritual and experimentation, intellect and empathy, and self- expression and audience in creative writing, studio art and graphic design. Examples of teaching practices and other pedagogical commonalities in the three areas are also main focal points. Submitted for Publication.