CONSTANCE MALLINSON

Constance MallinsonConstance Mallinson has exhibited widely throughout California. Her most recent solo exhibitions include Pomona College, UC Riverside, The Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, and Angles Gallery in Los Angeles. She was the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship as well as a City of Los Angeles Artist’s grant. In addition to her recent commission for the EXPO Line MTA Bergamot Station permanent artwork installation, she has designed a poster for the MTA Red Line, been a finalist for a mural for the California Supreme Court in San Francisco, and numerous libraries in Southern California. She was a “Coolglobe” artist whose globe has traveled the world. She has also taught every aspect of art at all the major universities and colleges in Southern California including UCLA and Claremont Graduate School. Her work has been critically acclaimed by notable art critics such as Christopher Knight and articles on her work have appeared in all the major art publications. Her paintings can be seen in major private and public art collections from LACMA to the San Jose Museum which acquired her work in 2008.

BIOGRAPHY

Born in Washington, DC.

EDUCATION
1970 University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, BFA, Phi Beta Kappa
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2015 “Free Painting” The Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, California
2012 Culver Art Center, UC Riverside, Riverside, Ca. “Matters of Decay”
2009 Pomona College Museum of Art “Project Series”
2009 Angles Gallery, Santa Monica
2002 National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C.
1991 “Endless Painting,” Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1988 “Solo Exhibition,” Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1985 “Solo Exhibition,” Ovsey Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1983 “Solo Exhibition,” Ovsey Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1981 “Solo Exhibition,” Ovsey Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1970 “Solo Exhibition,” Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association, Alexandria, Virginia
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015 Sonce Alexander Gallery, Los Angeles “After Living in the Room of Realties Nouvelles”
2014 “The Wood Show” Arena One Gallery Santa Monica, curated by China Adams
“The Face of Portraiture” Autonomie Gallery, Los Angeles
“Spirits in the Material World” Hiatus, Los Angeles
Hilton Foundation (group Exhibition) Agoura, California
California Lutheran University, Group Exhibition
2013 “Dangerous Beauties” Sturrt Haaga Gallery, Descanso Gardens, Pasadena, California
“The Four Seasons” Heather James Gallery, Palm Desert, California
“Decomposition”, Fellows of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
“Arranged Art” Hudson/Linc, Los Angeles
“Small Works”, Ruth Bachofner Gallery
2012 “The Nature of Things” Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica
“True Blue”
“Unnatural” Los Angeles Municipal Gallery, Los Angeles (AACA award nomination)
Torrance Art Museum “To Live and Paint in L.A.”
2011 “Second Nature” Zask Gallery, Palos Verdes, California
“Landscape Now”Andi Campagnone Projects, Pomona California
“Urbanature” On-line Exhibition Times Quotidian.com
2010 Raid Projects, Los Angeles, California, 3 person exhibition
The Grey Wall, Alias Book, Los Angeles, California
2008 Some Paintings LA WEEKLY Biennial, Track 16 Gallery, Los Angeles
2007 “Greener” Sketching Solutions For Climate Change, Symposium and Exhibition, Venice, Ca.
2007 “Coolglobes” Exhibition – City of Chicago
2006 Torrance Art Museum “Plainer – A Contemporary Take on Landscape”
Los Angeles Municipal Gallery “10 Years of C.O.L.A. Artists” (Traveling)
Los Angeles International Airport Exhibitions “Endless Painting”
2005 USC Fisher Gallery, “Contemporary Soliloquies on the Natural World”
“In House Outside: Claremont Graduate School, Curated by David Pagel
“The Poetics of Travel” LAX through Los Angeles Dept. of Cultural Affairs
Claremont Graduate School, “Recent Feminist Art”
2004 Los Angeles Municipal Gallery, “The Political Landscape”
2003 Claremont Graduate School, “Nine Artists”
The Art Gallery, Canoga Park, California: “Drawing A New Map”
(Sept.) Rosamond Felsen “Los Angeles Pattern and Decoration” curated by Michael Duncan
2002 Japanese American Museum, Los Angeles, California
C.O.L.A. 2002 recipients
2001 A.P.E.. Gallery, Northhampton, Massachusetts
Chase Foundation, Los Angeles, California
2000 Alterart, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna, Ca. “The New Landscape”
1994 The Layered Look, Santa Monica Museum, Santa Monica, California
1993 “Group Exhibition,” Interart Gallery, New York, New York
Raleigh Corporation, Los Angeles, California
1990 “Systems,” Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1989 “Ace Contemporary Exhibitions,” Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1988 “Ace Contemporary Exhibitions,” Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, California
“California Landscape Art: Plein Air to the
Present,” Downey Museum of Art, Downey, California
1987 “A History of Women Artists in California,” Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, California
1986 “A Southern California Collection,” Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, California
“A Change of Art,” Bank of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
1985 “Artpark Artists,” Buscaglia Castellani Gallery, New York, New York
“Group Exhibition,” Los Angeles Visual Arts, The Design Center, Los Angeles, California
“Group Exhibition,” Ovsey Gallery, Los Angeles, California
“Landscape Now,” University of California, San Diego, California
1984 “American Landscape,” California State University, Los Angeles, California
“A Broad Spectrum,” The Design Center, Los Angeles, California
“Group Exhibition,” Koplin Gallery, Los Angeles, California
“Selections 1975‑1981,” Rental Gallery, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
“New American Art,” Huntington Gallery, University of Texas, Austin, Texas
“Critic’s Choice,” Transamerica Building, Los Angeles, California
1983 “Landscape,” Sander Chrichton Gallery, Seattle, Washington
“Attention California,” Oakland Rorick Gallery, The Oakland Museum, Oakland, San Francisco
“Pattern, “I Arco Center for Visual Arts, Los Angeles, California
“Downtown Los Angeles,” Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, California
1982 “Ten from Los Angeles,” Dongsangbang Gallery, Seoul, Korea
1981 “The Intimate Object,” Ron Salgado Gallery, Los Angeles, California
“Pattern Painting,” Security Pacific Bank, Los Angeles, California
“Group Exhibition,” Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, California
“The Big Drawing Show,” Newspace Gallery, Los Angeles, California
“Group Exhibition,” Japanese American Cultural Center, Los Angeles, California
“Drawing, A Personal Definition,” San University, San Diego, California
“Recent Work,” Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, California
1980 “Five from Los Angeles,” Sparks Gallery, Denver, Colorado
“Group Exhibition,” Stage One Gallery, Orange, California
1979 “Group Exhibition,” California State University, Dominquez Hills, California
1977 “Group Exhibition,” Henri Gallery, Washington, D.C.
“Selections from the Collection,” American Institute of Architects, Washington, D.C.
1976 “Group Exhibition,” Washington Women’s Art Center, Washington, D.C.
“Group Exhibition,” Henri Gallery, Washington D.C.
1974 “19th Area Exhibition,” Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
“Group Exhibition,” Henri Gallery, Washington, D.C.
1971 “Group Exhibition,” Illien Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
1970 “Atlanta National Painting I,” Atlanta, Georgia
PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Pomona College Museum of Art
San Jose Museum of Art
National Academy of Sciences, Washington,DC
BMI Software, Houston, Texas
Security Pacific Bank, Los Angeles, California
Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, California
Nat West Markets, Los Angeles, California
Prudential Insurance Company, Los Angeles, California
American Golf Corporation, San Diego, California
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton, Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
Wilshire Grand Hotel, Los Angeles, California (Mural)
AWARDS AND GRANTS and PUBLIC ART
2013 Expo Line 26th and Olympic Bergamot Station Installation
2007 Finalist, Metro Mural for El Monte Station
2007 Finalist, Branch Martin Luther King Branch Library, Los Angeles
2007 Coolglobe, Chicago, Illinois
2001 City of Los Angeles Artist Grant (C.O.L.A.)
2001 Finalist Santa Monica Cultural Affairs Public Art Commission
2000 Finalist King County Public Art Program, Water Control District Project
1998 Finalist California Supreme Court Mural Competition
1996 Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority Red Line Poster Winner
1994 Finalist Sunland Tujunga Branch Library
1986 National Endowment for the Arts, Artist Fellowship
1985 ARTPARK Lewiston, New York, Project Artist
1984 Djerassi Foundation, Residency Award, Palo Alto, California

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Drohojowska, Hunter Segment of KCRW’s Art Talk, April 2012
Frank, Peter “Un-Natural” Fabrik Magazine Issue 16, Spring 2012
Huffington Post, Haiku Reviews, April 28, 2012
Brown, Betty, “Un-Natural” ArtScene, Vol.31 No.9, May 2012
Harvey,Doug “Pierre and the Lion” LA Weekly, May 20, 2010
Harvey,Doug “Snips and Snails” La Weekly, Sept. 11, 2010
Valencia, Rita “The Times Quotidian” Oct. 2009
Ollman,Leah, “So Very Natural,Yet So Theatrical”, LA Times, Feb. 6, 2009
Miles, Christopher: Constance Mallinson at Angles Gallery, LA Weekly Jan. 30, 2009
Knight, Christopher : It’s Alive With Wit and Diversity, LA Times, Jan. 25, 2008
Harvey, Doug, “Some Paintings” LA Weekly, Jan 11, 2008
Pagel, David,Los Angeles Times, January 9,2006 “Each to Her Own Nature”
Los Angeles Times, April 27,2004 “Our Place in the World”
Los Angeles Times, June 8,2002 “Pop The Next Wave”
Frank, Peter LA Weekly, January 20-26,2006 “Contemporary Soliloquies on the Natural World”
LA Weekly, April 9,2004 “The Political Landscape”
Miles, Christopher “P&D in LA” Art in America Feb. 2004
New American Painting,Number 31, Open Studios Press, Wellesley, 4 Massachusetts
Dunlap, Doree “The Golden Land” OC Weekly, March 8, 1996
Frank, Peter, Artpick, L.A. Weekly, (January 19, 1995).
Los Angeles Times, Sunday Calendar, “Biennial LAX ’94,” (November 13, 1994).
Wilson, William, “Layered,” Los Angeles Times, (November 30, 1994).
Rhoads, Thomas, “The Layered Look: Towards An Aesthetic Of Accumulation Among 6 L.A. Artists”published by Santa Monica Museum of Art for LAX ’94.
Ribot Magazine, (Winter, 1993) and Spring 1995 issues
Gardner, Colin, “Review,” Artforum, (November, 1991).
Darling, Michael, “Bittersweet Constance Mallinson at L.A. Municipal Gallery,” Artweek, (October 24, 1991).
Knight, Christopher, “Dazzling View of the American Landscape,” L.A. Herald Examiner, (December 1, 1988).
Curtis, Cathy, “Review,” Los Angeles Times, (July, 1988).
Suggs, Don, Forehead Magazine, (Spring, 1988).
Marrow, Marva, Inside Los Angeles Artists, Perrigrine Books, 1988.
Los Angeles Artists Calendar, Foundation for Arts Resources, 1987.
“Los Angeles Artists,” Fine Arts and Antiques, (May, 1987).
Jones, Amelia, “Word Wars,” LA Weekly, (June 19, 1987).
“Constance Mallinson,” L.A. Style, (July, 1986).
Pincus, Robert, Art in America, (April, 1986).
Lab, Walter and David French, “I’d Like to Save You the Trouble of A Journey,” Element Magazine, (Winter, 1986).
Schipper, Merle, Artnews, (January, 1986).
Hugo, Joan, “A Questioning of Sources and conventions, “Artweek (November 1985).
“Pick of the Week,” LA Weekly, (November 17, 1985).
McKenna, Kristine, Los Angeles Times, (November 8, 1985).
Stein, Ben, “Pictures to Provoke a Thousand Questions,”L.A. Herald Examiner, (October 28, 1985).
Plagens, Peter, “Re Bop de Reebok in L.A.,” Art in America, (April, 1985).
Gardner, Colin, “Art Throughout The City,” L.A. Reader, (October 26, 1991).
Pincus, Robert, “Landscapes, View of Nature or History?”Los Angeles Times, (October 23, 1984).
Drohojowska, Hunter, “The Ultimate Ironic Time, Art’s New Order,” L.A. Weekly, (December 30, 1983).
Ewing, Robert,.”Cumulative Landscapes,” Artweek, (December17, 1983).
Delgado, Michael, “Pick of the Week,” L.A. Weekly, (December 9, 1983).
“Monuments to Art,” Weekend Update, L.A Herald Examiner, (December 2. 1983).
Pincus, Robert, “The Galleries, Constance Mallinson,” Los Angeles Times, (December 2, 1983).
Knight, Christopher, “Dazzling View of American Landscape,” L.A. Herald Examiner, (December 1, 1983). “Ten Events That Shook the Artworld,” L.A. Herald Examiner., (December 1, 1983).
Jan, Alfred, “Review,” Imagres and Issues, (September 1983).
Knight, Christopher, “Do the Pattern Painters Want To Be Decoration,Police?” L. A. Herald Examiner, (March 6, 1983).
Muchnic, Suzanne, “Pattern Painters Without a Pattern,” Los Angeles Times, (March 11, 1983).
Burstein, Joanne, “California Color,” Artweek, (April 23, 1983).
Hemmerdinger, William, “Review,” Images and Issues, (Winter, 1981).
Ewing, Robert, Artweek, (August 26, 1981).
Pincus, Robert, “From Pattern to Image in Paint,” Los Angeles Times, (August 26, 1981).
Ballatore, Sandy, “Expanding The Decorative,” Images and Issues, (Spring, 1981).
Washington Post Review, June 1, 1974 “Where Has All the Color Gone?”
Burnett, Clyde Atlanta Journal June 1971” Gallery Illien Works”
Forgey, Benjamin,Washington Star Review of Corcoran Exhibition, Nov. 1974

EMPLOYMENT
For the past fifteen years I have taught painting, drawing, and criticism in many of the colleges and universities in the Southern California area including Claremont Graduate University,UCLA, UCSB, California State University, Art Center College of Design, Otis Art Institute.
I also have contributed regular reviews for Art in America and many other publications since 1983.