1961 Born, Seattle (WA), USA
California Institute of the Arts, Valencia (CA), USA, M.F.A.
Massachusetts College of Art, Boston (MA), USA, B.F.A.
Lives and works in Los Angeles (CA), USA

Solo Exhibitions

2017 More Than ½ the World, Sadie Coles HQ, London
Build Therefore Your Own World, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles (CA), USA 
2016 The Meeting House, curated by Pedro Alonzo and presented by The Trustees, The Old Manse, Concord (MA), USA
What #isamuseum?, UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley (CA), USA
Dreaming Mantas, Fundación Alumnos47, Mexico City, Mexico
2015 Spomenici revolucije, MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles (CA), USA
Borrowed Scenery, Blum & Poe, Tokyo
Praz-Delavallade Gallery, Brussels
Proposal for White and Indian Dead Monument Transpositions
, Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis (MO), USA
2014 Proposal for White and Indian Dead Monument Transpositions, Washington, D.C., LACMA: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles (CA), USA
Invisible Surrealists, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York (NY)
Pigs and Gold, Eastern Star Gallery at The Archer School for Girls, Los Angeles (CA), USA
2013 What #isamuseum?, 2013 Getty Artists Program, J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, Los Angeles (CA), USA
Propaganda of the Deed; Database 2nd Edition, Centro Arti Plastiche, Carrara, Italy
Proposal for Public Fountain
, Sadie Coles HQ, London
La stessa storia, MACRO, Rome
Scaffold, Jupiter Artland, Edinburgh
Scaffold, Stroom Den Haag, The Hague, Netherlands
2011 Propaganda of the Deed, Franco Soffiantino Gallery, Turin, Italy
Laissez Faire et Laissez Passer, Le Monde Va De Lui Même, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles (CA), USA
Mirror Travels in Neoliberalism, Praz-Delavallade, Paris
2010 History Never Ends, I Hate to Bother You, Sadie Coles HQ, London
Dead Labor Day, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York (NY)
2009 Emory Douglas: Black Panther, curated by Sam Durant, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York (NY)
This is Freedom?, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles (CA), USA
2008 End White Supremacy, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York (NY)
Death Penalty, Praz-Delavallade, Paris
2007 Sadie Coles HQ, London
Scenes from the Pilgrim Story: Myths, Massacres and Monuments, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles (CA), USA
Scenes from the Pilgrim Story: Natural History (CA), Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver (BC), Canada
Echoplex Joseph Beuys Ideas/Crash, Fat, Felt, Amerika, Politics, Recovery, Monument, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York (NY)
2006 Scenes from the Pilgrim Story: Goodbye Merry Mountt, Galleria Emi Fontana, Milan, Italy
Scenes from the Pilgrim Story: Myth, Massacres and Monuments, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston (MA), USA
2005 Color Pictures, Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver (BC), Canada
Presse Ne Pas Avaler, Praz-Delavallade, Paris
Proposal for White and Indian Dead Monuments Transposition, Washington (DC), USA
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York (NY)
2004 Edward Said, The Suburban, Oak Park (IL), USA
Involved, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles (CA), USA
12 Signs: transposed and illuminated (with various indexes), Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent, Belgium
We Are All Outlaws in the Eyes of Amerika, Galleria Emi Fontana, Milan, Italy
2003 We Are the People, Project Row House, Houston (TX), USA
Walker Art Center Garden Project, Artist-in-Residence, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (MN), USA
Union Projects, London
Entropy in Reverse, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand
The Wrong Gallery, New York (NY)
Sam Durant, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany
2002 Institute of Visual Arts, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee (WI), USA
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (CA), USA (cat.)
Color Pictures, Blum & Poe, Santa Monica (CA), USA
7 Signs; removed, cropped, enlarged and illuminated (plus index), Wadsworth
Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford (CT), USA
2001 Southern Tree, Tree of Knowledge, Dead Tree (part one), Galleria Emi Fontana, Milan, Italy
Consciousness Raising Historical Analysis, Pain plus Time Separated and Ordered with Emphasis on Reflection, Kunsthof Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
2000 Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo
Proposal for Monument in Friendship Park, Jacksonville, FLA., Blum & Poe, Santa Monica (CA), USA
1999 Into the Black, Kapinos Galerie, Berlin
Altamont, Blum & Poe, Santa Monica (CA), USA
1998 Ohio, (with Andrea Bowers), Dogenhaus Projekte/ Kapinos, Berlin
1997 California Displacement Project: You Project is What You Get, Curt Marcus Gallery, New York (NY)
MDF, Particle Board, Projection, Confusion, Grid-Like Structuring, Blum & Poe, Santa Monica (CA), USA
1995 Blum & Poe, Santa Monica (CA), USA
Roger Merians Gallery, New York (NY)
1994 Foodhouse, Santa Monica (CA), USA
1992 Please Excuse Our Appearance..., Bliss Gallery, Pasadena (CA), USA
Right Now, Richard Green Gallery, Santa Monica (CA), USA

Group Exhibitions

2018 A Break in Transmission, Holden Gallery, Manchester, UK
2017 Islands, Constellations and Galapagos, Yokahama Triennale 2017, Yokohama Museum of Art, Japan
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York (NY)
We need to talk…, Petzel Gallery, New York (NY)
Last Tango, Zurich, Switzerland
I LOVE L.A., Praz-Delavallade, Los Angeles (CA), USA
Hand-Painted Pop! Art and Appropriation, 1961 to Now, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford (CT), USA
2016 Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC; travels to Speed Art Museum, Louisville (KY), USA
L.A. Exuberance: New Gifts by Artists, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles (CA), USA
Art and The Landscape, Concord (MA), USA
Parcours: Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Domaine de Muy, Le Muy, France
Drawing Dialogues: The Sol LeWitt Collection, Drawing Center, New York (NY)
The Natural Order of Things, curated by Julieta González, José Esparza, and Ixel Rion, Fundación Jumex Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City, Mexico
2015 A Voice Remains, Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London
Dissolving Margins, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York (NY)
2014 A Perpetual Journey, Parse Gallery, New Orleans (LA), USA
Da Cartografia do Poder aos Itinerários do Saber, Museu Afro Brasil, São Paolo, Brasil
Illustrating Anarchy and Revolution, Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin (TX), USA
Border Cultures: Part 2 (Work, Labour), Art Gallery of Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Mound City, Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis (MO), USA
Selections from the Collection of Black Byrne, Patrick Painter, Santa Monica (CA), USA
The Classic in Art, Fundacion Proa, Buenos Aires
IK-00. The Spaces of Confinement, Casa dei Tre Oci, Venice, Italy
Liverpool Biennial, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
Secret Passions: Private Flemish Collections, Tripostal, Lille, France
Lustwarande ’14 – Rapture & Pain, Tilburg, The Netherlands
2013 Jonathan Borofsky, Sam Durant, Charles Gaines, Liz Glynn, Wayne Gonzales, Hans Haacke, Walid Raad, Andres Serrano, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York (NY)
Beer Show, Green Gallery, Milwaukee (WI), USA
Damage Control: Art and Destruction Since 1950, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC; travelled to Mudam Luxembourg, Luxembourg, and Universalmuseum Joanneum / Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Austria
The Hunter and the Factory
, Fundación/Colección Jumex, Mexico City
Turn off the Sun: Selections from la Colección Jumex, Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe (AZ), USA
Give Piece A Chance, Le Grand Café - Centre d'Art Contemporain, Saint Nazaire, France
The Wall, Galerie Olivier Robert, Paris
Farbe Bekennen (Showing Its Colors)
, MARTa Herford Museum, Herford, Germany
2012 Eight Sculptors 2012, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York (NY)
Only Parts of Us Will Ever Touch Parts of Others
, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris
ROOTS. Memory, identity and change in the art of today, Malvina Menegaz Foundation for Arts and Culture, Castelbasso, Italy
The Living Years: Art after 1989, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
dOCUMENTA (13), curated by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Kassel, Germany
Collage, curated by Timothée Chaillou, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris
Sweethearts: Artist Couples, Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London
Spelling the Image, Marc Jancou Contemporary, New York (NY)
Shake and Bake, curated by Hard Hat, Praz-Delavallad, Paris
Da Cartografia do Poder aos Itineráros do Saber, National Museum of Brasilia, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2011 The Walls That Divide Us, (curated by Miguel Amado), apexart, New York (NY)
The Air We Breathe (curated by Apsara DiQuinzio), San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco (CA), USA
Agitated Histories, SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe (NM), USA
Da Cartografia do Poder aos Itineráros do Saber, curated by Catarina Pires & Paulo Bernaschina), Museum of Science, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Nuit Blanche, Toronto, Canada
Incidentes de viaje espejo en Yucatán y otros lugares (Incidents of Travel mirroring the Yucatan and elsewhere) (curated by Pablo Leon de la Barra), Museo Tamayo, Mexico
The Object of Observation (Changes by Being Observed) (curated by Tim Lee), Johnen Galerie, Berlin
The Workers: Contemporary Representations of Labor, (curated by Susan Cross and Carla Herrera-Prats), Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams (MA), USA
I Am Still Alive: Politics and Everyday Life in Contemporary Drawing (curated by Christian Rattemeyer), Museum of Modern Art, New York (NY)
Locations, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York (NY)
Mass Distractions and Cultural Decay, curated by LaToya Ruby Frazier, Mason Gross Galleries, Rutgers University, New Brunswick (9/30 – 10/22/11)
The Smithson Effect, (curated by Jill Dawsey), Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City (UT), USA
Keeping it Real: An Exhibition in 4 Acts: Act 4: Material Intelligence, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
Drawn from Photography, (curated by Claire Gilman), Drawing Center, New York, (NY)
Elizabeth Catlett: Call and response, (curated by Isolde Brielmaier) Bronx Museum, New York (NY)
2010 The Narcissism of Minor Differences, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore (MD), USA
To the Arts, Citizens!, Serralves Museu, Porto, Portugal
The Artist’s Museum: Los Angeles, Artists 1980-2010, Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles (CA), USA
Inquiring Eyes: Greensboro Collects Art, Greensboro (NC), USA
Repetition Island, Centre Pompidou, Paris
Endless Bummer / Surf Elsewhere, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles (CA), USA
Shut Your Eyes in Order to See, Praz-Delavallade, Paris
XIV International Sculpture Biennale of Carrara, (curated by Fabio Cavallucci), Carrara, Italy
Larger than Life, Stranger than Fiction: 11th Fellbach Triennial of Small Scale Sculpture, Fellbach, Germany
Kurt, (curated by Michael Darling), Seattle Art Museum, Seattle (WA), USA
Earthworks: Robert Smithson, Sam Durant, and Mary Brogger, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago (IL), USA
Destroy Design, Musée de design et d’arts appliqués contemporains, Lausanne, Switzerland; Center of Contemporary Art, Aarhus, Denmark
Contemplating the Void, (curated by Nancy Spector and David van der Leer), Guggenheim Museum, New York (NY)
First Nations / Second Nature, (curated by Candice Hopkins), Audain Teaching Gallery, Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Vancouver (BC), Canada
Curious? Art in the 21st Century from Private Collections, Kunst und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn, Germany
Photography, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York (NY)
2009 Collection: MOCA’s First 30 Years, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (CA), USA
15th Anniversary Inaugural exhibition, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles (CA), USA
The Old, Weird America, (curated by Toby Camps), DeCordova Museum, Lincoln (MA), USA; Frye Art Museum, Seattle (WA), USA
Commentary, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York (NY)
Drawings By, Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris
Loaded, Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver (BC) Canada
1999, China Art Objects, Los Angeles (CA), USA
Destroy Design, (curated by Hilde Teerlinck), FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais, (cat.)
Regift, (curated by John Miller), Swiss Institute Contemporary Art, New York (NY)
Rock – Paper – Scissors, Pop Music as a Subject of Visual Art, Kunsthaus Graz, Austria
Be sure to attend very carefully to what I have to say to you, Fri Art, Centre d'Art Contemporain, Fribourg, Switzerland
Off the Wall, Van de Weghe Fine Art, New York (NY)
2008 Ours: Democracy in the Age of Branding, Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, organized by Parsons The New School for Design and the Vera List Center for Art and Politics, New York (NY)
Zones of Conflict, Pratt Gallery, New York (NY)
Crossroads: Interfaces between rock and contemporary art, Domus Artium Museum / Center of Contemporary Art of Salamanca, Spain
Index: Conceptualism in California from the Permanent Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (CA), USA
California Biennial, Orange County Museum of Art, Orange County (CA), USA (cat.).
Proyecto civico / Civic Project, (curated by Lucia Sanromán and Ruth Estévez), CECUT, Centro Cultural Tijuana, Tijuana, Mexico
Since we last spoke about monuments, (curated by Mihnea Mircan Stroom den Haag), The Hague, Netherlands
The Art of the Real, 10 Oud Vliegveld, Oostende, Belgium, organized by Bob Nickas
Close Encounters, American University Museum, Katzen Arts Center, Washington (DC)
Freedom, Stichting Den Haag Sculptuur, The Hague, Netherlands (cat.)
Peripheral vision and collective body, MUSEION, Bolzano, Italy
Jeremy Deller: Marlon Brando, Pocahontas, and Me, Aspen Art Museum, Colorado (CO), USA
8th Bienal de Panamá, curated by Magali Arriola
16th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
The Old, Weird America, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston (TX), USA
AFTERNOON OF DUSSELDORF FAUN II, Galerie Andreas Brüning, Dusseldorf, Germany
Selective Knowledge, Institute of Contemporary Art and Thought, Athens
Working History, The Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery, Portland (OR), USA
2007 XMAS HYSTERIA, Galleria Emi Fonta, Milan, Italy
Unmonumental: The Object in the 21st Century, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York (NY)
Ohio, (curated by Brad Killam and Barb Wiesen), Gahlberg Gallery, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn (IL), USA na, Milan, Italy
Words Fail Me, curated by Matthew Higgs, MoCAD, Detroit (MI), USA
Been Up So Long It Looks Like Down To Me, Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
Makers and Modelers: Works in Ceramic, Gladstone Gallery, New York (NY)
Sculptors’ Drawings: Ideas, Studies, Sketches, Proposals, and More, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica (CA), USA
Black Panther Rank and File, the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem (NC), USA; travels to the Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore (MD), USA
Visions of Paradise: Utopias, Dystopias, Heterotopias, Espacio 1414, Sancturce, Puerto Rico
Timer 01, Triennale Bovisa, Milan, Italy
Darling, take Fountain, Kalfayan Galleries, Athens
Demolition, Engholm Engelhorn Galerie, Vienna
Memorial to the Iraq War, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, (cat.)
MOCA Benefit Auction, Los Angeles (CA), USA
White, Van de Weghe Fine Art, New York (NY)
Panic Room - Works from The Dakis Joannou Collection, Deste Foundation Centre For Contemporary Art, Athens
Past Over, Steve Turner Contemporary, Beverly Hills (CA), USA
Resistance is...,Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, (NY)
Sadie Coles, London
Summer of Love: Art of the Psychedelic Era, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (NY)
Sam Durant, Robert Heinecken, Lee Lozano, Cady Noland and Richard Prince, Rowley Kennerk Gallery, Chicago (IL), USA
2006 Black Panther Rank and File, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco (CA), USA
Busan Bienniale, Busan, Korea
Dark Places, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica (CA), USA
Draft Deceit, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
Drawing and Drawn, Cerritos College Art Gallery, Norwalk (CA), USA
Fallout, Cold War Culture, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York (NY)
Good Vibrations Le arti visive e il Rock, Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena, Italy
Monuments for the USA, White Columns, (curated by Ralph Rugoff), New York (NY)
Street Signs and Solar Ovens: Socialcraft in Los Angeles, Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles (CA), USA
2005 Artists’ Books Re-Visited, Printed Matter, New York (NY)
Interstate, (curated by Adam McEwen), Nicole Klagsbrun, New York (NY)
Likeness: Portraits of Artists by Other Artists, State University Art Museum (CA), USA
Long Beach, Longbeach (CA), USA
Touch of Evil, Estacion Tijuana, Tijuana, Mexico
Think Blue, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles (CA), USA
En/Of, (curated by Robert Meijer), Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Kleve, Germany
Post No Bills, (curated by Matthew Higgs), White Columns, New York (NY)
Faces in the Crowd -- Picturing Modern Life from Manet to Today (CA), USA, stello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy
Echo/Anti Echo, Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin
Getting Emotional, ICA Boston, Boston (MA), USA
Moscow Biennale, former Lenin Museum, Moscow, Russia
Monuments for the USA, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, Logan Galleries, San Francisco (CA), USA
Xiamen International Sculpture Exhibition 2005
Outpost, Stephen D. Paine Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston (MA), USA
War is Over 1945-2005 La Libertà dell'arte, Galleria D??Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Bergamo, Italy
2004 Rear View Mirror, Kettle’s Yard (CA), USA
Communaute, Institut d’Art Contemporain Villeurbanne, Lyon, France
Raume, (curated by Martin Beck), Hausler Contemporary, Munchen, Germany
100 Artists See God (2004-2006), organized and circulated by ICI (Independent Curators International), New York (NY); travelled to The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco (CA), USA
CA, (curated by John Baldessari and Meg Cranston), March 7-June 27-2004; Laguna Art Museum, Laguna (CA), USA, July 31-October 3, 2004; Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, November 19, 2004-January 9, 2005; Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach, (VA), USA June 9-September 4, 2005; Albright College Freedman Art Gallery, Reading, PA, September 29-November 20, 2005; and Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville (TN), USA, February 4-April 16, 2006
Playlist, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Through the Gates: Brown vs. the Board of Education, California African American Museum, Los Angeles (CA), USA
Baja to Vancouver, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego (CA), USA, (cat.)
2004 Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (NY), (cat.)
The Space of Writing, The Glassell School of Art of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (TX), USA
Faces in the Crowd, Whitechapel, London, (travels to Castello di Rivoli d??Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli, Italy in 2005)
2003 Break it/Fix it, (with Monica Bonvicini), Secession, Vienna
The Space of Writing, MKG Art Management, Houston (TX), USA
Baja to Vancouver, Seattle Museum of Art, Seattle (WA), (travelling)
Blum & Poe, Los Angeles (CA), USA
Dreams and Conflicts: The Viewer??s Dictatorship: Delays and Revolutions, (curated by Francesco Bonami and Daniel Birnbaum)
The 50th International Exhibition of Visual Arts of the Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
Somewhere Better Than This Place: Alternative Social Experience in the Spaces of Contemporary Art, The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati (OH), USA
2002 Rent-a-bench, (curated by Jacob Fabricius), Los Angeles (CA), USA
A Country Lane: Sam Durant, Tobias Hauser, Richard Hoeck, John Miller, Kerstin Engholm Galerie, Vienna
Air Guitar: Art Reconsidering Rock Music, Milton Keynes Gallery, UK (curated by Emma Mahony) (travels to Cornerhouse, Manchester Angel Row, Nottingham/Tullie House, Carlise, UK)
From the Observatory, (curated by Robert Nickas), Paula Cooper Gallery, New York (NY)
Artists Imagine Architecture, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston (MA), USA
Out of Place: Contemporary Art and the Architectural Uncanny, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (IL), USA, (travelled to the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida)
Prophets of Boom: Werke aus der Sammlung Schurmann, Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden, Switzerland
Rock My World, (curated by Ralph Rugoff), CCAC, San Francisco (CA), USA, (cat.)
Concepts on Nature, Hausler Contemporary, Munich, Germany
The Lunatics Have Taken Over the Asylum, Works on Paper, Los Angeles (CA), USA
2001 9th Biennial of Moving Images, Center for Contemporary Images, Saint-Gervais, Geneva, Switzerland
In Between: Art & Architecture, MAK Center for Art & Architecture, Los Angeles (CA), USA
Playing Amongst the Ruins, Royal College of Art Galleries, London
You Don’t Have to Have Cows to be a Cowboy, Galerie Parkhaus, Berlin
Superman in Bed, Kunst der Gegenwart und Fotografie Sammlung Schurmann, Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund, Germany
New Settlements, Nikolaj Copenhagen Contemporary Art Center, Copenhagen
Recent Acquisitions Featuring the Norton Gift, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley (CA)
R. M. S., Pestorius Sweeney House, Brisbane, Australia
Record All-Over, Mamco, Geneva, Switzerland
Extra Art: A Survey of Artists’ Ephemera 1960-1999, (curated by Steven Leiber), CCAC Institute, San Francisco (CA), USA
Take Two/Reprise, The Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa
Hemorrhaging of States, TENT, Rotterdam, Netherlands
2000 All Things, Everything True, (curated by Jessica Bronson), CRG, New York (NY)
ForwArt, (curated by Paul Schimmel), L’Espace Cultural BBL, BrusselsD, (curated by Robert Nickas), Sandra Gering Gallery, New York (NY)
00: Drawings 2000, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York (NY)
LAEX, Ileana Tounta, Athens
1999 What Your Children Should Know About Conceptualism, Neueraachenerkunst- verein, Aachen, Germany
i me mine, (curated by Julie Joyce and Mike Mehring), Luckman Fine Arts Gallery California State University, Los Angeles (CA), USA
Matthew Antezzo, Sam Durant, Dave Muller, Blum & Poe, Santa Monica (CA), USA
The Living Theatre, (curated by Diana Thater), Salzburger Kunstverein, Germany
Other Narratives: Fifteen Years, (curated by Dana Friis-Hansen), Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston (TX)
COLA Exhibition, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles (CA), USA (cat.)
Making History, Center for Curatorial Studies Museum, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York (NY)
The Perfect Life, Artifice in L.A.1999, (curated by Warren Neidich), Duke University Museum of Art, Durham (NC), USA
Conceptual Art as Neurobiological Praxis, (curated by Russell Ferguson), Thread Waxing Space, New York (NY)
Proliferation, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (CA), USA
1998 Obviously 5 Believers, (curated by Brian Olson), Action: Space, Los Angeles (CA), USA
L.A. or Lilliput?, (curated by Michael Darling), Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach (CA), USA
Angels Gate 8.16.98 dusk, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, (CA), USA
Summary, Galerie Hoffman & Senn, Vienna
Fantastic Matter of Fact: L.A. On Paper 2, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna
Trash, Barnsdall Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles (CA), USA
Slipstream, Center for Contemporary Art, Glasgow, Scotland
Urban Romantics, Lombard Freid, New York (NY)
Entropy at Home, (curated by Wilhelm Schurmann), Ludwig Museum, Aachen, Germany
Architecture & Inside, (curated by Kenneth L. Freed), Paul Morris Gallery, New York (NY)
Family Viewing, (curated by Russell Ferguson), Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (CA), USA
1997

Chill, University of California Irvine, (curated by Brad Spence), The Art Gallery, Irvine (CA), USA
Sam Durant & Anne Walsh, Four Walls, San Francisco (CA), USA
Quartzose: 20 Los Angeles Artists, (curated by Michael Darling), Galleri Tommy Lund, Odense, Denmark
Blind Date, (curated by Steven Hull), Ellen Birrell Studio, Los Angeles (CA), USA
Scene of the Crime, (curated by Ralph Rugoff), Armand Hammer Museum of Art, Los Angeles (CA), USA
Her Eyes Are a Blue Million Miles, Three Day Weekend, Malmø, Sweden (curated by Dave Muller), (travels to Jason & Rhodes, London & Three Day Weekend, Los Angeles (CA), USA)
Summer of Love, Fotouhi Cramer Gallery, New York (NY)
Places that are elsewhere, (curated by Diana Thater), David Zwirner, New York (NY)
Next, Blum & Poe, Santa Monica (CA), USA
Elusive Paradise: Los Angeles Art From the Permanent Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (CA), USA

1996 TRUE.BLISS., Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles (CA), USA (cat.)
The Power of Suggestion: Narrative and Notation in Contemporary Drawing, (curated by Cornelia H. Butler), The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (CA), USA
Open House, (with Andrea Bowers) Williamson Gallery, Art Center College of Art and Design, Pasadena (CA), USA (organized by John O??Brien)
a/drift: Scenes from the Penetrable Culture, (curated by Joshua Decter), Center for Curatorial Studies Museum, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York (NY)
Just Past: The Contemporary in the Permanent Collection, 1975 - 96, (curated by Ann Goldstein), The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (CA), USA
The Palace of Good Luck, Burnett Miller Gallery, Santa Monica (CA), USA
All Work - No Play, Acme, Santa Monica (CA), USA
Modsquad, Spanish Box, Santa Barbara (CA), USA
Real Goods, Manhattan Village Shopping Center, Manhattan Beach (CA), USA
1995 Couldn’t Get Ahead, Independent Art Space, London
The Friendly Village, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Milwaukee (WI), USA
1994 Gone, Blum & Poe, Santa Monica (CA), USA
Constructed Views, Woodbury University, Burbank (CA), USA
Thanks, Three-Day Weekend, Los Angeles (CA), USA
Thanks Again, FOODHOUSE, Santa Monica (CA), USA
The Game Show, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside (CA), USA
Le Temps d’un Dessin, Galerie de L’ Ecole des Beaux Arts de Lorient, Paris
Utter Realities, Cerritos College, Cerritos (CA), USA
1993 Germinal Notations, FOODHOUSE, Santa Monica (CA), USA
Loose Slots, (organized by Richard Kuhlenschmidt), Temporary Contemporary Las Vegas (NV), USA
Newport Harbor Biennial, Newport Beach Art Museum, Newport Beach (CA), USA
Heaven Missing, Jose Freire Gallery, New York (NY)
Melancholic Consolation and Cynicism, Kunstlerhaus Bethanian, Berlin and Ruth Bloom Gallery, Santa Monica (CA), USA
FOODHOUSE visits the Art Store, (organized by Randy Sommer), West Los Angeles (CA), USA
Thank You, FOODHOUSE, Santa Monica (CA), USA
1992 FAR Bazaar, (with Michael Coughlin, Kent Young and Andrea Bowers), Foundation for Art Resources, Federal Reserve Building, Los Angeles (CA), USA
Good Design, Nomadic Site, Pasadena (CA), USA
Afterthought, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco (CA), USA
1991 Window on LA, (organized by David Pagel), LA Art Fair, Los Angeles (CA), USA
4 Person Show, Parker Zanic Gallery, Los Angeles (CA), USA
The Absentbury Show, (organized by Kent Riddle and Adam Ross), Bliss Annex, Pasadena (CA), USA
Art Center, (organized by Pae White and Jennifer Steinkamp), Pasadena (CA), USA

Curatorial Projects

2009 Black Panther: The Revolutionary Art of Emory Douglas, The New Museum, New York (NY)
The Permanent Record of Newjack Rasputin: the Work of Tucker Stilley, Monte Vista, Los Angeles (CA), USA
2008 All Power to the People: The History and Legacy of the Black Panther Party Film Festival, Roy and Edna Disney / CalArts Theater, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles (CA), USA
2007 Black Panther: The Revolutionary Art of Emory Douglas, MOCA, Los Angeles (CA), USA
2006 Eat the Market, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles (CA), USA
2005 Touch of Evil, Estación Tijuana, Tijuana, Mexico
2004 War! Protest in America, 1965-2004, film series co-organized with Chrissie Isles, Whitney Museum of Art, New York (NY), REDCAT/CalArts Theater, Los Angeles (CA), USA
1999 Not Photography, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Santa Monica (CA), USA
1994 The Power of Positive Thinking, FOODHOUSE, Santa Monica (CA), USA
Paranoid, M.Y.T.H. Series, Los Angeles (CA), USA (co-organized with Andrea Bowers)

Selected Conferences, Panel Discussions, Workshops

2016 Aspen Art Museum, Aspen (CO), USA
2010 Hammer Conversations, Tom Morello and Sam Durant, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (CA), USA
2009 Workshop: Art and Community Engagement, with Transforma Collective (with Rick Lowe and Jessica Cusic), UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (CA), USA
2008 Word: Spoken, Sung, Seen, Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Parsons New School for Social Research, New York (NY)
Proyecto Cívico, Centro Cultural Tijuana, Baja, Mexico
Artist and Activist, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach (CA), USA
University of Southern California, Los Angeles (CA), USA (with Rick Lowe)
In Dialogue with Emory Douglas, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco (CA), USA
2007 This Must Be The Place, Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
Eat the Market, Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Los Angeles (CA), USA
Black Panther Rank and File, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore (MD), USA
2006 Institutional Critique, Yale University, New Haven (CT), USA
2005 InSite, University of California, San Diego (CA), USA
2004 NAFTA, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego (CA), USA
War! Protest In America, 1965-2004, REDCAT/CalArts Theater, Los Angeles (CA), USA
2001 Wild Walls Symposium, Berlin/Los Angeles Film Festival of Architecture And Urbanism, University of Southern California, Los Angeles (CA), USA
Take Two/Reprise: Symposium, The Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa, Canada
2000 Practical Criticism: Art and Theory in the 90s, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles (CA), USA
(organized by Charles Gaines and Russell Ferguson)
1997 Fake Estate: Where Art and Architecture Meet, Los Angeles Forum for Architecture and Urban Design, MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles (CA), USA (moderated by Cornelia H. Butler)

Public Collections

  Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia
Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley (CA), USA
Fonds National d’Art Contemporain, Paris
Guggenheim Museum, New York (NY)
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (CA), USA
Institut d’Art Contemporain Villeurbanne, Lyon, France
LACMA: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles (CA), USA
Museum of Modern Art, New York (NY)
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (CA), USA
The Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego (CA), USA
The Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa
Project Row Houses, Houston (TX), USA
Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent, Belgium
Tate Modern, London
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford (CT), USA
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (MN), USA
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (NY)

Public Commissions

2017 Sam Durant 'Like, Man, I’m Tired of Waiting, 2002', Waterloo Billboard Commissions, Hayward Gallery, London
2015 Labyrinth, City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, Philadelphia (PA), USA
2005 Public Prosecutors’ Office, City of Arnhem, the Netherlands
2003 Project Row Houses, Houston (TX), USA
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (MN), USA

Grants and Awards

2017 Rappaport Prize, DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln (MA), USA
2008 Hugo Boss Finalist, Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and Hugo Boss Prize, New York (NY)
Smithsonian Artist Research Fellow, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
2006 United States Artists Fellow, USArtists Foundation, Los Angeles (CA), USA
2005 The Ordway Prize Finalist, Penny McCall Foundation, New York (NY)
2002-2003 Walker Art Center Artist in Residence, Minneapolis (MN), USA
1999 Individual Artist Grant, Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles (CA), USA

Other Projects

2007-present Founding member of Transforma Projects, a cultural rebuilding collective in New Orleans
2006 Harlem Postcards Summer 2006, Studio Museum Harlem, New York (NY)
2005 The Other Side/ El Otro Lado (Regionalism, Nationalism, Imperialism), artist multiple, Chinati Foundation, Marfa (TX), USA