October 24 - November 28, 2015

ALIA MALLEY


BIOGRAPHY

b. 1973                        
La Jolla, CA
Lives and works in Los Angeles

EDUCATION

2010
MFA, Visual Arts
University of California, Riverside

1994
BA, Critical Studies
USC School of Cinematic Arts

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015
Captains of the Dead Sea
SLOAN Projects, Los Angeles

2011
A Cavalier in Sight of a Village
Sam Lee Gallery, Los Angeles

2010
Southland
Sam Lee Gallery, Los Angeles

2009
Exposition
Phyllis Gill Gallery, UCR, Riverside, CA

2008
These Days
UCR Sweeney Gallery - Project Gallery Three, Riverside, CA

2007
How Soon is Now
Peel Studio, Los Angeles

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015 (upcoming)
Gravity
SLOAN Projects, Los Angeles

2015
On Landscape #2
MATERIA, Rome, Italy

2014
Superficial LAndscapes, curated by Melinda Brocka
Cerritos College Art Gallery
Norwalk, Orange County, CA

Artists' Books and Cookies
Presented by For Your Art, Ooga Booga, and Fundacion
Alumnos47, Ooga Twooga, Los Angeles

On Landscape #1
Guest Projects, London, UK

2012
Landscape and Perspective
Art Rental and Sales Gallery at LACMA
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

2011
Curve
CENTER, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Aground: 16th Annual Juried Exhibition
Curated by Karen Irvine
Photo Center NW, Seattle

Kamikaze, curated by Devon Tsuno
PøST, Los Angeles

Genesis II
Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, CA

2011 Juried Exhibition
Center for Photographic Arts, Carmel, California

2010
Neighborhood
Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art

Backyard
Sam Lee Gallery at Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles

Merck-Preis der Darmstadter Tage der Fotografie
Museum Kunsterkolonie, Darmstadt, Germany

SHFT
Pop-up gallery locations, Los Angeles & New York

MFA Thesis Exhibition
UCR Sweeny Gallery / California Museum of Photography, Riverside California

2009
Ersatz
SF Cameraworks, San Francisco

CAA Los Angeles MFA Exhibition, curated by Alexandra Klein
Gayle and Ed Roski MFA Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles

1st and 2nd Year MFA Exhibition
Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA

Sculpting Time, curated by Ara Osterweil
Martin Art Gallery, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA

2008
2008 Juried Exhibition
Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, Oregon

Works on Loan from the 21st Century
Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA

Is it Possible to Make a Photograph of New Jersey Regardless of Where You Are in the World?
Pierro Gallery, South Orange, New Jersey

AWARDS / GRANTS / RESIDENCIES

2015
Selected Participant
Field Notes- HYBRID MATTERs Residency
Kilpisjårvi Biological Station, Finland

2013
Selected Participant
The Arctic Circle Residency
The Farm Foundation for the Arts and Sciences
Spitsbergen, Svalbard

2011
Selected Participant
Fundacion Botin - Paul Graham Workshop Residency
Santander, Spain

CENTER Dealer's Choice Award
Juror: Dianne Vanderlip, Curator Emeritus, Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles, CA & Curator Emeritus, Denver Art Museum

2010
Merck Prize
Darmstadter Tage der Fotografie, Darmstadt, Germany

2009
Selected Honoree
Forward Thinking Museum / JGS

Gluck Fellowship for the Arts

COMMUNITY ARTS ENGAGEMENT

2015
The Trail Ride
In partnership with Big City Forum, Los Angeles

2011 - Present
Program Committee Member and Teaching Artist
Shutterbugs Program
Pablove Foundation, Los Angeles

2012
Photography Workshop Leader
The Getty Family Festival
In partnership with Community Arts Resources
The Getty Center, Los Angeles

2011
Photography Workshop Instructor
Active Arts at the Music Center
The Music Center, Los Angeles

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Vellam, Nadia "Otherworldly Landscapes Made to Feel Like Media Artifacts" New York Times, T Magazine, Viewfinder July 31, 2014 

Phelps, Andrew A Cavalier in Sight of a Village Buffet June 13, 2012

Bryant, Eric The Best of the 2011 Pulse Miami Art Fair Artinfo.com, Dec 3, 2011

 A Cavalier in Sight of a Village, artists book, edition of 1000

 Perello, Ibarionex. “Alia Malley The Candid Frame, Podcast, #117, July 19, 2011

Colberg, Joerg A Conversation with Alia Malley Conscientious Extended, June 28, 2011

Beil, Kim. A Lens on the Land.  Art Ltd March/April 2011: 48-52.

Smithson, Aline "Success Stories: Alia Malley" Lenscratch, April 11, 2011

"Alia Malley - Southland" Unless You Will, Issue 14, April, 2011

Prodger, Phillip. Alia Malley in Southland Prodger.com, January 18, 2011

Southland, Sam Lee Gallery, Exhibition Catalogue, 2010

Colberg, Joerg "Contemporary Photographers - Alia Malley" Conscientious, May 10, 2010

Severo, Fabio "Ground Glass Beauty" Hippolyte Bayard, May 7, 2010

Osterweil, Ara. Sculpting Time, Martin Art Gallery, Muhlenberg College, Exhibition Catalogue , 2009

Frank, Peter. The Virtual Nature. Exhibition Essay, Works on Loan from the 20th Century, RAM, 2008

 Brooks, Amra. Must See Art, LA Weekly, February 27, 2007