Duane Paul / Multidisciplinary Artist

Artist CV (Edited)

Education: Parson School of Design

www.duanepaul.com - email: dupaulart47@gmail.com

Exhibit History


July  2021

Art Share LA

Defiance of Juncture / Sculpture 



April 2021

May J. Paul Getty Museum

Photo Flux: Unshuttering L.A. exhibition – Photography

https://app.frame.io/presentations/5e22545b-b9bb-470f-bd63-586ecb39bfc3


2021 - 2022

Cultural Trailblazers Grant/Award 2021/ Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs *DCA* https://culturela.org/programs-and-initiatives/cultural-trailblazers-2020-2021/ 

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August – October 2020 

Cal State LA’s Ronald H. Silverman Fine Arts Gallery

Mojo Rising Group Exhibit

VIMEO - curator's tour with jill moniz

https://vimeo.com/452372061?fbclid=IwAR1o5TB_ek6nnW5bW9YF5xc9XWYiGLcRiRVhxoduMW_VGnHJwWZRJTWVRns



July – August 2020 

LAUNCH LA Gallery

Connected Abstractly – Duane Paul, Annie Compean, Nano Rubio

(FACEBOOK LIVE) https://www.facebook.com/LaunchLA

https://www.facebook.com/events/315734159812359/?notif_id=1594763839118745¬if_t=plan_admin_added&ref=notif

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y5bReybQDqw&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR3gz6aUY4wVyyUapYG43A-fVTmFJGBxpRE-T3Jtq8Qxv0Z-fz-fAPUTRpQ




June – July 2020 

Lyons Wier Gallery, NYC

Group Show: 2020 Chrysalistasis



May – June 2020 

Durden and Ray Gallery

WE ARE HERE / HERE WE ARE - PUBLIC SCULPTURE INSTALLATION

http://www.durdenandray.com/the-exhibition-project

We Are Here / Here We Are

https://www.laweekly.com/more-than-a-walkthrough-galleries-get-creative-in-their-digital-and-analog-adaptations/?fbclid=IwAR2Fun2jhdLUxPej_hpskvMJ33qRKHkNTVY0qgZFXO8zcO-gfCnGkmeesDA

https://www.duanepaul.com/#2020-we-are-here-here-we-are



Sept - Feb 2020 

California African American Museum

LA Black Smith - Group Show CAAM

https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/story/2019-09-26/la-blacksmith-california-african-american-museum-review


2019 - Jan - March 

Quotidian Project Space

Serpentine Fire Exhibit - Group Show - Sculpture


2018 - Nov - Jan 

Walter Maciel Gallery

Pretty Big Things - Group Show - Sculpture/Installation


2018 April – June 

Exent / Quotidian Project Space

Group Show - Sculpture


2018 January LAUNCH Gallery + CAAM California African American Museum

Eyes Forward' - LA Art Show / Sculpture


2017 Oct - November 

South Bay Contemporary Gallery SoLA

Diasporagasm - Group Show - Sculpture/Installation

https://artandcakela.com/2017/10/23/diasporagasm-at-sbc-sola-gallery/


2017 Aug - Sept 

Nan Rae Gallery at Woodbury University

2 Person Show

One Sculptor & One Painter


2017 Feb - March 

Eastside International (ESXLA)

Echo Location - Group Show - Sculpture Installation

https://artandcakela.com/2017/03/10/echo-location-at-eastside-international/


2016 June - July 

We Choose Art Curatorial

Group Show: Rainbow Shift - Sculpture Installation


2016 February - April

Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery/Barnsdall Art Park Foundation (DCA)

Skin: Photographic Installation


2016 February

The Grammy Foundation & Toyota Green Initiative

Sculpture Installation / Materials Sustainable / Abstract Arrangements


2015 Oct - Sept

Boston Court Performing Arts Center

Public Work: Sculpture Installation "Fractured Heart -Re-imagined"


2015 Pasadena MiniGrant recipient

http://www.artnightpasadena.org/


Aug 2015 - April 2016 


California African American Museum (CAAM)

Group Show: Hard Edged: Geometrical Abstraction and Beyond

http://www.caamuseum.org/web_pages/future_exhibitions_hard_edged.htm

http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/arts/la-et-cm-california-african-american-museum-

20151209column.html


2015 July – August

Lyons Wier Gallery, NYC

Group Show: Unlimited Potential

http://theculturetrip.com/north-america/usa/new-york/articles/decoding-the-abstract-unlimited-potential-at-lyons-wier-gallery/


2015 June -Jan 2016

(DCA) Department of Cultural Affairs of Los Angeles - Public Art Division

& LAX World Airports (Tom Bradley International Terminal)

Commission: Sculpture Installation - 

Three Forms to Incite Rain


2015 June 

We Choose Art Curatorial:

Group Show: Rainbow Shift

Sculpture Installation


2014 October

Coagula Curatorial

Group Show Painting and Sculpture


2014 June 

 CAAM (CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM): Group Show

Recent Acquisitions to The Permanent Collection -Curatorial Selections


2014 May 

Pens Press Gallery/ Culver City Bitches Rule - Group Show

Installation/Digital Photographs


2014/2017: 

Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA)  & LAX

Los Angeles World Airports Exhibitions / Tom Bradley International Terminal

Installation / Sculpture - Three Forms to Incite Rain


2013 December Miami Basel

MUSE Gallery - Group Show - Works on Paper

http://fusionmia.com/portfolio_page/duane-paul/


2013 September 

Reginald Ingraham Gallery - Solo Show

Speaking Tongues: The Material of Communication

ARTILLERY MAGAZINE REVIEW: http://artillerymag.com/duane-paul/


2013 June 

Subliminal projects Gallery: Group Show

Good Intentions: Re-Imagining Rockwell's Boy Scouts - Sculpture/Installation


2013 January

George Billis Gallery LA - Group Show

Colorful Antics Sculpture//Installation


2012/2013 Sept 

Watts Towers Art Center (DCA/lA) 

Group show

Baila con Duende - Sculpture/installation


2012 June - Jan (2013): 

 CAAM (CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM)

SHARED THREADS Sculpture // installation


2012 August - Sept 

Avenue 50 Studio Gallery - Group show

Consortium -Sculpture// installation


2012 June - July 

West Hollywood Library / one city one pride arts festival

Black is black aint - Sculpture // installation


2012 FEB - APRIL 

The Advocate & Gochis Galleries

Group Show: I See you, I'm here

Sculpture // Drawings


2011 June – Jan 2012 

Los Angeles Craft and Folk Art Museum

Folk Art Everywhere - Sculpture


2011 August - Sept

Fremont Gallery Group Show

The Unusual Suspects - Sculpture & Painting


2011 April – June 

William Grant Still Art Center Group Show-

Images: Iconic to Insurgent & Divine to Decadent Sculpture / installation

(City of Los Angeles Certificate of Recognition awarded)


2011 February – March 

The Advocate & Gochis Galleries

Group Show- Consciousness: Ancestral! Abstract! Audacious!

Sculpture/ Installation/ Drawings


2011 February ArtSlant

Showcase Winner- Los Angeles - Sculpture


2011 January - May 

Los Angeles Craft and Folk Art Museum

Folk Art Everywhere -Sculpture


2010 August - October

Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery/Barnsdall Park Group Show-

The Los Angeles Biennial Juried Exhibition -Painting


2010 November 

ArtSlant Showcase Winner - Los Angeles -Painting


2010 June - July 

ATB Soulful Salon Gallery Group Show

Los Angeles Sculpture & Drawings


2009 November 

ArtSlant Showcase Winner- Los Angeles -Sculpture


2007 September 

SCOPE ART FAIR

BOREAS Gallery

Showcase MIAMI- works on paper


2007 August 

626 Gallery Group Show

Masked Unmasked Los Angeles - Drawing/Water Color Series


2007 July 

Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery/Barnsdall Park

Group Show - Sculpture


2006 September 

Art Seen (Los Angeles) Group Show

Los Angeles Digital Photographs


2005 September 

Boreas Gallery (2 PERSON SHOW)-(NYC)

Fluid Incursions – Paintings


2004 June

 Williamsburg Art & Historical Center Gallery

SINGULAR OBSESSION - Breakthrough as Process & Art: Creative Projects of Persistent Preoccupation - SCULPTURE


2004 October 

AFF Contemporary Art Fair (NYC)

Sculpture


2004 Morsel Gallery Williamsburg Brooklyn - (NYC)

Group Show - Inaugural Ball - Sculpture


2004 February Boreas Gallery (NYC) 

SOLO SHOW

Contained (Paintings, Sculpture, Drawings)




Concept Books & Ready-Made Objects


TITLE: THE COVID-MASK PROJECT AWO – SCULPTURAL FACE COVER / 2020

Hand crafted sculptural Fabric Face Mask DOUBLE Layered, DURABLE, Reusable, Protective, fabric Mask 

https://www.duanepaul.com/#awo-the-covid-19-mask

https://www.duanepaul.com/#awo-2-the-covid-19-mask

https://www.duanepaul.com/#face-mask-covid-awo-mask-project



TITLE: WIND AND RAIN ARRANGEMENTS / 2018

https://www.blurb.com/b/8900831-wind-and-rain-arrangements

The photographic essays in this book are beautiful, haunting, raw and provocative photographic imagery challenges notions of dimensionality and meaning… highly narrative sculptural compositions, constructing objects and images that evoke sky scrapers, reliquaries as well as ghost towns and a sense of some kind of aftermath.



Title: Colored and Blue / 1999-2000 Edition Size 200

Plexi-Glass Porcelain Handles, WOOD, and SCREWS, Color prints 44 pages

DESIGNED TO be interactive PAGES/random sizes and orientation

Depicting mater-a-fact Internet sex chat room conversations WITH digitally manipulated photographic images - ideas around the body as commodity in gay culture - WORD PLAY ASSOCIATIONS



PRINTED MATTER: BOOKSTORE/GALLERY 1994-96

Title: Familiar Surroundings - Edition Size 100

Corrugated Cardboard bound with steel rings - 60 pages Color Xerox and Translucent Velum Marbleized paper overlays - Word associations with detailed images from paintings depicting male to male couplings domestic settings, partnered love and domestic surrounding. Playing with sense memory, subverting words and imagery.


Collections - Edited


  • Philadelphia Museum of Art - https://www.philamuseum.org/collections/permanent/339384.html
  • MUDE, LISBON (Collection)
  • Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture (Collection) - Willowbrook Library
  • NATIONAL GALLERY of VICTORIA, Australia (Collection)
  • MAAS Sidney (Collection) https://collection.maas.museum/object/551670
  • Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs - Collection 
  • CAAM (CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM) (Collection)
  • The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture (New York) (Collection)
  • Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art (Collection)
  • New Museum New York - (Collection)
  • PRINTED MATTER BOOK STORE/GALLERY (Collection

Publications (Edited)

  • Art & Cake

https://artandcakela.com/2017/10/23/diasporagasm-at-sbc-sola-gallery/

https://artandcakela.com/2017/03/10/echo-location-at-eastside-international/


  • i-D Magazine

https://i-d.vice.com/en_gb/article/go-bananas-for-bernhard-willhelms-genderless-collection

  • A Magazine

http://www.amagazinecuratedby.com/news/bernhard-willhelm-2-cute-2-be-str8/

  • Kaltblut

http://www.kaltblut-magazine.com/bernhard-willhelm-ss16-2-cute-2b-str8-caramelised-banana-with-toffee-sauce/

  • Fucking Young

http://fuckingyoung.es/bernhard-willhelm-springsummer-2016-lookbook/

http://www.vogue.com/fashion-shows/spring-2016-ready-to-wear/bernhard-willhelmArtillery 


Art Magazine – 2013 https://artillerymag.com/duane-paul


Art Voices - Fall 2013


LA Weekly - 2013


LA I'm Yours - 2013


Pacific Stacks Publishing: Good Intentions Catalog - 2013


Flaunt Magazine - Context Issue 2013


Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA)

  • African American Heritage Cultural Guide 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011,2012,2013, 2014
  • LGBT Heritage Month Cultural Guide 2014, 2015, 2016,2017,2018


ARTIST PANNEL/ ARTIST WORKSHOPS / ARTIST TALKS

  • CAAM – BLACK CONTEMPORARY ARTIST AND CHARLES WHITE
  • CAFAM (CRAFT AND FOLK ART MUSEUM) – BETTY SAAR / ARTIST INFLUENCE AND LEGACY 2017
  • Watts Towers Art Center January 2013
  • California African American Museum (CAAM) (Los Angeles) June 2012
  • West Hollywood Library (Los Angeles) June 2012
  • Avenue 50 Studio Gallery (Los Angeles) - 2012
  • William Grant Still Art Center (Los Angeles) - 2011
  • The Advocate & Gochis Gallery (Los Angeles) 2010/2011
  • The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture(New York) - 1999
  • Leslie Lohman Museum Of Gay And Lesbian Art (New York) 1994, 1997, 1999