The exhibitions in this list appeared in UCLA-affiliated galleries and museums (including the Hammer Museum) between 1952 and 2019, and featured work by many of the artists included in this digital archive. The parenthetical abbreviations after artists names stand for: Bachelor of Arts (BA), Master of Arts (MA), Master of Fine Arts (MFA), Faculty (F), and Visiting Faculty (VF).


Annual Faculty Exhibition, UCLA Art Galleries, Los Angeles, June 20–September 30, 1952.

Annita Delano: Oils, Watercolors, & Drawings, UCLA Art Galleries, Los Angeles, October 6–October 30, 1952.

Eleven Artists of the Art Department Faculty, UCLA Art Galleries, Los Angeles, January 19–February 22, 1959.

10 Painters from UCLA, UCLA Art Galleries, Los Angeles, October 31–December 11, 1960.

Included artists Clinton Adams (F, MA 1942, BA 1940), Sam Amato (F), Billy Al Bengston (VF), William Brice (F), Keith Finch (VF), Jack Hooper (F, MA 1958), John Paul Jones (F), Craig Kauffman (MA 1956, BA 1955), Linda Levi (MA 1960, BA 1958), Ed Moses (MA 1958, BA 1955), Lee Mullican (F), James McGarrell (MA 1955), Stanton Macdonald-Wright (F).

Fifty Paintings by Thirty-Seven Painters, UCLA Art Galleries, Los Angeles, November 4–December 9, 1962.

Included artists Clinton Adams (F, MA 1942, BA 1940), Sam Amato (F), Billy Al Bengston (VF), William Brice (F), Keith Finch (VF), Jack Hooper (F, MA 1958), John Paul Jones (F), Craig Kauffman (MA 1956, BA 1955), Linda Levi (MA 1960, BA 1958), Ed Moses (MA 1958, BA 1955), Lee Mullican (F), James McGarrell (MA 1955), Stanton Macdonald-Wright (F).

The Gifford and Joann Phillips Collection, UCLA Art Galleries, Los Angeles, November 4–December 9, 1962.

Included artists Billy Al Bengston (VF), Richard Diebenkorn (F), Lee Mullican (F), Bernard (Tony) Rosenthal (VF).

Artists of the University of California, 1963–1964, UCLA Art Galleries, Los Angeles, 1964.

Included artists Sam Amato (F), Oliver Andrews (F), William Brice (F), Dorothy Brown (F), Raymond Brown (F, MA 1955, BA 1954), Elliot Elgart, John Paul Jones, Lee Mullican (F), Gordon Nunes (F, MA 1947, BA 1946), Jan Stussy (F), Marvin Harden (MA 1963, BA), Betye Saar (BA 1949), Van Slater (MA 1965).

The Negro in American Art, UCLA Art Galleries, Los Angeles, September 11–October 16, 1966.

Included artists Marvin Harden (MA 1963, BA), Betye Saar (BA 1949), Van Slater (MA 1965).

Jan Stussy, UCLA Art Galleries, Los Angeles, September 18–October 22, 1967.

Sam Amato, UCLA Art Galleries, Los Angeles, September 23–October 27, 1968.

Lee Mullican: Paintings, 1965–1969, UCLA Art Galleries, Los Angeles, September 15–October 19, 1969.

Electric Art, UCLA Art Galleries, Los Angeles, January 19–March 23, 1969.

Included artists Oliver Andrews (F), Linda Levi (MA 1960, BA 1958), Pat O'Neill (MA 1964, BA 1962, VF). Curated by Oliver Andrews (F).

Michael Todd: Recent Sculpture, UCLA Art Galleries, Los Angeles, March 9–April 5, 1970.

Laura Andreson, UCLA Art Galleries, Los Angeles, September 28–November 1, 1970.

Les Biller, UCLA Art Galleries, Los Angeles, September 28–November 1, 1970.

Stanton Macdonald-Wright: A Retrospective Exhibition, 1911–1970, UCLA Art Galleries, Los Angeles, November 16–December 20, 1970.

Transparency, Reflection, Light, Space: Four Artists, UCLA Art Galleries, Los Angeles, January 11–February 14, 1971.

Included artists Peter Alexander (MA 1966, BA 1965), Craig Kauffman (MA 1956, BA 1955).

20th Century Sculpture from Southern California Collections, UCLA Art Galleries, Los Angeles, February 28–April 14, 1972.

Included artists Peter Alexander (MA 1966, BA 1965), Oliver Andrews (F), Craig Kauffman (MA 1956, BA 1955), John McCracken (VF).

Elliot Elgart: Recent Paintings and Prints, UCLA Art Galleries, Los Angeles, January 11–February 6, 1972.

Fourteen Abstract Painters, Frederick S. Wight Art Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, March 25–May 25, 1975.

Included artist Jerrold Burchman (MA 1963, BA 1961, VF).

18 UCLA Faculty Artists, Frederick S. Wight Art Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, September 28–October 26, 1975.

Included artists Sam Amato (F), Oliver Andrews (F), William Brice (F), Laddie John Dill (VF), Judith Golden (VF), Robert Heinecken (F, MA 1960, BA 1959), Ed Moses (MA 1958, BA 1955,VF), Lee Mullican (F), Bart Parker (VF), Jan Stussy (F).

The UCLA Collection of Contemporary American Photography, Frederick S. Wight Art Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, January 20–March 14, 1976.

Included artists Ellen Brooks (MFA 1971, BA 1968), Carl Chiarenza (VF), Darryl Curran (MFA 1964, VF), John Divola (MFA 1974, VF), William Doherty (MFA 1967), Robbert Flick (MFA 1971), Jeff Gates (MFA 1975), Stan Gilula (MFA 1973), Max Hein (MFA 1969), James Hugunin (MFA 1975), James Hutchison (MFA 1974), Kenneth Josephson (VF), Heidi Faith Katz (MFA 1975), Rodger Klein (MFA 1973), Nicholas Leuci (MA 1973), Kenneth McGowan (MFA 1966), Philip Melnick (MFA 1969), Kay Shuper (MFA 1975), Randy Sprout (MFA 1974),  Michael Stone (MFA 1971).

Richard Diebenkorn: Monotypes, Frederick S. Wight Art Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, February 3–29, 1976.

Ed Moses Drawings: 1958–1976, Frederick S. Wight Art Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, July 13–August 15, 1976.

Dorothy Brown:  Artist, Teacher, and Collector, Frederick S. Wight Art Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, December 21, 1976–January 16, 1977.

15 UCLA Design Faculty Artists, Frederick S. Wight Art Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, February 1–March 13, 1977.

Included artists Laura Andreson (F, BA 1932), Vasa (F).

Early Sixties at UCLA, Frederick S. Wight Art Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, January 8–February 19, 1977.

Included artists Tony Berlant (MFA 1963, BA 1961, VF), Eduardo Carrillo (MA 1964, BA 1962), Vija Celmins (MFA 1965), Wesley Chamberlin (MA 1961), Fidel Danieli (MA 1963, BA 1960), John de Heras (MA 1961, BA 1958), Charles Garabedian (MA 1961, VF), Lloyd Hamrol (MA 1963, BA 1959), Marvin Harden (MA 1963, BA 1959), Linda Levi (MA 1960, BA 1958), Donald Lewallen (MA 1962; BA 1959), JoAnn Horns Lopez (MA 1962, BA 1960), Peter Mays (MA 1963, BA 1961), Kathryn Metz (MA 1960), Alfred Nash (MA 1961), James Parks (MA 1962), Lance Richbourg (MFA 1967, MA 1963, BA 1960), Ben Sakoguchi (MFA 1964, BA 1960), Masha Schweitzer (MA 1962, BA 1960), Olga Seem (MA 1963, BA 1949), John Solem (MA 1962), Jim Urmston (MA 1960, BA 1956).

Transformation: UCLA Alumni in Fiber, Frederick S. Wight Art Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, April 10–May 13, 1979.

Included artist Maren Hassinger (MFA 1973).

Robert Heinecken/Photographic Works, 1962–1982, Frederick S. Wight Art Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, November 21, 1978–January 14, 1979.

Inquiry, Frederick S. Wight Art Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, September 28–November 7, 1982.

Exhibition organized by MFA students in photography Karen O'Hearn (MFA 1983), Timothy Keating (MFA 1982), David Bunn (MFA 1984), and Elfriede Wilkins-Nacht (MFA 1983)] Darryl Curran (MFA 1964, VF), Lee Friedlander (VF), Kenneth Josephson (VF), Gillian Brown (MFA 1980), John Divola (MFA 1974, VF), Robbert Flick (MFA 1971), Jeff Gates (MFA 1975), Graham Howe (MFA 1979), James Hugunin (MFA 1975), Paul Knotter (MFA 1979), Kenneth McGowan (MFA 1966), Patrick Nagatani (MFA 1980), Judith Golden (VF), Robert Heinecken (F, MA 1960, BA 1959), Kay Shuper (MFA 1975), Ellen Brooks (MFA 1971, BA 1968), Jo Ann Callis (MFA 1977), Scott Rankin (MFA 1980),  Kenneth Shorr (MFA 1978), Robert Fichter (VF), Barbara Morgan (F, BA 1923), Jerry McMillan (VF), Sheila Pinkel (MFA 1977), Henry Holmes Smith (VF).

Robert Fichter: Photographs and Other Works, 1962–1982, Frederick S. Wight Art Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, December 13, 1983–January 8, 1984.

Jan Stussy Drawings, Frederick S. Wight Art Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, December 11, 1984–January 13, 1985.

Judy Chicago: Images of Birth and Creation/Selections from the Birth Project, Frederick S. Wight Art Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, February 12–April 7, 1985.

Celebrating Two Decades in Photography: Recent Work by UCLA/MFA Recipients, Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, UCLA, Los Angeles, February 12–April 7, 1985.

Included artists Ellen Brooks (MFA 1971), Gillian Brown (MFA 1980), David Bunn (MFA 1984), Jack Butler (MFA 1979), Jo Ann Callis (MFA 1977), Carl Cheng (MFA 1967, BA 1963), Judy Coleman (MFA 1983), Darryl Curran (MFA 1964, VF), John Divola (MFA 1974, VF), William Doherty (MFA 1967), Sidney Doniger (MFA 1982), Robbert Flick (MFA 1971), Jeff Gates (MFA 1975), Aron Goldberg (MFA 1977), Graham Howe (MFA 1979), James Hutchison (MFA 1974), Timothy Keating (MFA 1982), Paul Knotter (MFA 1979), Victor Landweber (MFA 1976), Kenneth McGowan (MFA 1966), Philip Melnick (MFA 1969), Patrick Nagatani (MFA 1980), Karen O'Hearn (MFA 1983), Pat O'Neill (MFA 1964), Sheila Pinkel (MFA 1977), Scott Rankin (MFA 1980), Kenneth Shorr (MFA 1978), Michael Stone (MFA 1971), Elfriede Wilkins-Nact (MFA 1983); introduction by Robert Heinecken (F, MA 1960, BA 1959), Essay by James Hugunin (MFA 1975).

Teaching Artists: The UCLA Faculty of Art and Design, Frederick S. Wight Art Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, October 7–November 9, 1986.

Included Artists Sam Amato (F), Leslie Biller (F, MA 1960),William Brice (F), Raymond Brown (F, MA 1955, BA 1954), Jerrold Burchman (F; MFA 1963; BA 1961), Chris Burden (F), Laddie John Dill (VF), Elliot Elgart (F), Robert Heinecken (F, MA 1960, BA 1959), Roger Herman (F), Paul McCarthy (F), Mark McFadden (F), Lee Mullican (F), Charles Ray (F), Alexis Smith (VF), Jan Stussy (F), Don Suggs (VF), Jeff Weiss (VF), Vasa (F).

floatinghouse, DEADMAN: An Installation by Peter Shelton, Frederick S. Wight Art Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, February 3–March 8, 1987.

Patrick Nagatani/Andrée Tracey: Photographs 1986, Frederick S. Wight Art Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, October 13–December 13, 1987.

35 Years of Acquisitions: The Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, Frederick S. Wight Art Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, October 1–November 17, 1991.

Included artists Barbara Morgan (F; BA 1923), William Brice (F), Joyce Treiman (VF), Robert Heinecken (F, MA 1960, BA 1959), Judith Golden (VF), Vija Celmins (MFA 1965), Jo Ann Callis (MFA 1977, BA 1974).

William Brice: Works on Paper, Frederick S. Wight Art Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, March 16–May 2, 1993.

Pacific Dreams:  Currents of Surrealism and Fantasy in California Art, 1934–1957, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, July 11–September 17, 1995.

Included artists Lee Mullican (F), Edmund Teske (VF).

Lari Pittman Drawings, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, January 30–March 10, 1996.

Sexual Politics: Judy Chicago's 'Dinner Party' in Feminist Art History, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, April 24–August 18, 1996.

Included artists Judy Chicago (MA 1964, BA 1962), Mary Kelly (F), Barbara Kruger (F), Cathy Opie (F), Betye Saar (BA 1949).

Sunshine and Noir: Art in LA, 1960–1997, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark. Traveled to Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, 1998.

Included artists John Baldessari (F), Tony Berlant (MFA 1963, BA 1961, VF), Chris Burden (F), Vija Celmins (MFA 1965), Richard Diebenkorn (F), Llyn Foulkes (VF), Craig Kauffman (MA 1956, BA 1955), Paul McCarthy (F), John McCracken (VF), Ed Moses (MA 1958, BA 1955, VF),Cathy Opie (F), Jennifer Pastor (MFA 1992), Raymond Pettibon (VF, BA 1977), Lari Pittman (F, Student 1970–73), Ken Price (BA 1956), Charles Ray (F), Jason Rhoades (MFA 1993), Nancy Rubins (F), Alexis Smith (VF).

Scene of the Crime, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, July 23–October 5, 1997.

Included artists John Baldessari (F), Uta Barth (MFA 1985), Chris Burden (F), Vija Celmins (MFA 1965), John Divola (MFA 1974, VF), Monica Majoli (MFA 1992, BA 1989), Paul McCarthy (F), Alexis Smith (VF).

Lee Mullican: Selected Drawings, 1945–1980, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, July 14–September 5, 1999.

Likeness: Recent Portrait Drawings by David Hockney, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, April 26–June 4, 2000.

Snapshot: New Art from Los Angeles, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, June 3–September 2, 2001.

Included artists Edgar Bryan (MFA 2001, VF), Katie Grinnan (MFA 1999), Florian Maier-Aichen (MFA 2001), Jonathan Pylypchuk (MFA 2001), Eric Wesley (BA 1997).

Hammer Projects: Amy Adler, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, February 9–April 28, 2002.

The Last Picture Show: Artists Using Photography, 1960–1982, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, October 12, 2003–January 4, 2004. Traveled to Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, February 8–May 11, 2004.

Included artists John Baldessari (F), Barbara Kruger (F), Charles Ray (F), Allen Ruppersberg (VF), James Welling (F).

The Undiscovered Country, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, October 3, 2004 — January 16, 2005.

Included artists John Baldessari (F), Edgar Bryan (MFA 2001), Vija Celmins (MFA 1965, MA 1964), Kirsten Everberg (MFA 2004).

THING: New Sculpture from Los Angeles, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, February 6– June 5, 2005.

Included artists Matt Johnson (MFA 2003), Nathan Mabry (MFA 2004), Rodney McMillian (F), Hannah Greely (BA 2002).

Hammer Projects: Brenna Youngblood, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, January 14– April 12, 2006.

Hammer Projects: Elliott Hundley, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, May 9– August 27, 2006.

A Fine Experiment: A Tribute to Robert Heinecken, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, May 13– September 2, 2007.

Eden's Edge: Fifteen LA Artists, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, May 13– September 2, 2007.

Included artists Lari Pittman (F), Monica Majoli (MFA 1992, BA 1989), Jason Rhoades (MFA 1993), Ginny Bishton (MFA 1995, BA 1992), Liz Craft (MFA 1997), Elliott Hundley (MFA 2005).

Vija Celmins: A Drawings Retrospective, the Centre Pompidou, Museé national d'art moderne, Paris, October 25, 2006–January 8, 2007. Traveled to Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, January 28– April 22, 2008.

Houseguest: Jennifer Bornstein Selects from the Grunwald Collection, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, June 8– September 14, 2008.

Hammer Projects: Mungo Thomson, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, June 28– December 4, 2008.

Hammer Projects: Erin Cosgrove, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, December 9, 2008– March 15, 2009.

Nine Lives: Visionary Artists from L.A., Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, March 8–May 31, 2009.

Included artists Llyn Foulkes (VF), Hirsch Perlman (F).

Second Nature: The Valentine-Adelson Collection at the Hammer, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, July 19–October 4, 2009.

Included artists Frank Benson (MFA 2003), Jonathan Pylypchuk (MFA 2001), Xavier Cha (MFA 2004), Liz Craft (MFA 1997), Hannah Greely (BA 2002), Katie Grinnan (MFA 1999), Evan Holloway (MFA 1997), Matt Johnson (MFA 2003), Martin Kersels (MFA 1995, BA 1984), Nathan Mabry (MFA 2002), Jason Meadows (MFA 1998), Pentti Monkkonen  (BA), Ruby Neri (MFA 1998), Ry Rocklen (BA 2002), Paul Sietsema (MFA 1999), and Eric Wesley (BA 1997).

All of This and Nothing, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, January 30–April, 2011.

Included artists Evan Holloway (MFA 1997), Mateo Tannatt (MFA 2008), Kerry Tribe (MFA 2002).

Hammer Projects: Yoshua Okón, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, October 23, 2010– January 23, 2011.

Hammer Projects: My Barbarian, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, October 23, 2010– January 23, 2011.

Included artists Malik Gaines (PhD 2011 [Performance Studies], BA 1996), Alex Segade (MFA 2006, BA 1996 [English]).

Made in LA 2012, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, June 2–September 2, 2012.

Included artists Math Bass (MFA 2011), Vishal Jugdeo (MFA 2007), Mimi Lauter (BA 2005), Dashiell Manley (MFA 2011), Meleko Mokgosi (MFA 2011), Ruby Neri (MFA 1998), D'Ette Nogle (MFA 2000), Ry Rocklen (BA 2002), Analia Saban (MFA 2005), Ryan Sluggett (MFA 2011), David Snyder (MFA 2010), Brenna Youngblood (MFA 2006).

James Welling: Monograph, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, February 2–May 05, 2013.  Traveled to Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, September 29, 2013–January 12, 2014.

LLYN FOULKES, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, February 3–May 19, 2014.

Hammer Contemporary Collection: Hirsch Perlman, A Layman's Practical Guide to Interrogation Techniques and Practices, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, November 12, 2013–January 12, 2014.

Robert Heinecken: Object Matter, MOMA, New York City, March 15–September 7, 2014. Traveled to Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, October 3, 2014–January 18, 2015.

Made in LA 2014, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, June 15–September 7, 2014.

Included artists Kim Fisher (BA 1996), Judy Fiskin (MA 1969), Gerard & Kelly (MFA 2013), Caitlin Lonegan (MFA 2010), Jennifer Moon (BA 1996), Wu Tsang (MFA 2010).

Perfect Likeness: Photography and Composition, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, June 20–September 13, 2015.

Included artists Peter Holzhauer (MFA 2007), Cathie Opie (F), Florian Maier-Aichen (MFA 2001), Lucas Blalock (MFA 2013).

Sculpture from the Hammer Contemporary Collection, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, January 23–May 22, 2016.

Included artists Hannah Greely (BA 2002), Martin Kersels (MFA 1995, BA 1984), Paul McCarthy (F), Ry Rocklen (BA 2002).

Hammer Projects: Catherine Opie: Portraits, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, January 30–May 22, 2016.

Still Life with Fish: Photography from the Collection, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, February 13–May 15, 2016.

Included artists Amy Adler (MFA 1995), Uta Barth (MFA 1985), Billy Al Bengston (VF), Jo Ann Callis (MFA 1977, BA 1974), Anne Collier (MFA 2001), Robert Cumming (VF), John Divola (MFA 1974), Judy Fiskin (MA 1969), Robbert Flick (MFA 1971), Florian Maier-Aichen (MFA 2001), Patrick Nagatani (MFA 1980), Catherine Opie (F), Allen Ruppersberg (VF), Ed Ruscha (VF), Edmund Teske (VF), James Welling (F).

Selections from the Hammer Contemporary Collection: Liz Craft, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, January 14–April 30, 2017.

Living Apart Together: Recent Acquisitions from the Hammer Contemporary Collection, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, May 20–August 13, 2017.

Included artists John Baldessari (F), Chris Burden (F), Judy Chicago (MA 1964, BA 1962), Barbara Kruger (F), Rodney McMillian (F), Catherine Opie (F), Roland Reiss (MA 1956, BA 1955), Jason Rhoades (MFA 1993).

Made in L.A. 2016: a, the, though, only, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, June 12, 2016–August 28, 2016.

Included artists Rafa Esparza (BA 2011), Guthrie Lonergan (BA 2006), SIlke Otto-Knapp (F), Gala Porras-Kim (BA 2007, MA 2012).

Made in L.A. 2018, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, June 3, 2018–September 2, 2018.

Included artists Carmen Argote (BA 2004, MFA 2007), Neha Choksi (BA 1997), Mercedes Dorame (BA 2003), Nikita Gale (MFA 2016), EJ Hill (MFA 2013), Naotaka Hiro (BA 1997), John Houck (MFA 2007), Eamon Ore-Giron (MFA 2006), taisha paggett (MFA 2008), Michael Queenland (BA 1998, MFA 2002), Flora Wiegmann (MFA 2007).


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