Edgar Bryan

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Lives and works in Los Angeles, California



The Art Institue of Chicago, BFA, Chicago, IL


University of California, Los Angeles, MFA, Los Angeles, CA

Collaborations and Special Projects


Almost Rad, MOCAD, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit, MI. May 6 - Nov 1

LA Ashtrays, with Scott Reeder, ARTBandini, Los Angeles, CA. Jan 31 - Feb 2


Yes and No Books, Printed Matter Art Book Fair, Los Angeles, CA. 

Clay Night! MOCA Book Store, MOCA, Los Angeles, CA

Solo Exhibitions


Sea Creatures, Reyes Projects, Birmingham, MI


Ruzicska, Slazburg, Germany


Zach Feuer Gallery, New York, NY


Crown Point Press, San Francisoc, CA

c/o Alte Gerhardsen, Berlin, Germany


Regen Projects, Los Angeles

Galleria II Capricorno, Venice, Italy


c/o Atle Gerhardsen, Berlin, Germany

The General Store, Milwaukee, WI


Ruzicska, Salzburg


China Art Objects, Los Angeles, California


Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland

Selected Group Exhibitions


Something Green, Reyes Projects, Birmingham, MI


Sim City: Ballroom Marfa, Marfa, TX

Thus Spake the Fungus: Arturo Bandini, Los Angeles, CA

Takashi Murakami's Superflat, Yokohama Art Museum, Yokohama, Japan


New Babylon: Roberts & Tilton Gallery

Drawn Together, Actual Size Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


(43° 42' 46.4148'’ N, 79° 20' 30.5988'’ W), Public Fiction, Los Angeles, CA

Another Cats Show at 356 Mission Rd. Los Angeles, CA

A Woman’s Room Online, The Center for Enquiry, Los Angeles, CA

Lucas Ajemian, “Laundered Paintings” Marlborough Chelsea, NY


Venice Beach Biennial, Armand-Hammer Museum, Venice Beach, CA

15 Curatorial Exchange, Curated by Roger Herman, Irvine fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA, 


Group Show, Curated by Rowan Wood, Los Angeles, CA

Cactus Paintings, Curated by Calvin Marcus, Los Angeles, CA


Invention/Tradition, Crown Point Press, San Francisco, Ca, 


Back to Nature, Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria

From Close to Home: Recent Acquisitions of Los Angeles Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

Public Collections

The Astup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway

Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Austria

The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA



Smith, Roberta, “Edgar Bryan,” The New York Times, March 14, 2008, p. E37

Mueller, Stephen, “Edgar Bryan: Zach Feuer,” Art In America, December 2008

Weiner, Emily, “Edgar Bryan,” Time Out New York, March 13 – 19, 2008, p. 79, ill.


Catalogue, Edgar Bryan, published by c/o Atle Gerhardsen, Berlin, Germany and Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA

Wood, Eve, “Edgar Bryan,” artUS, November 2006, p. 7, ill.

Wood, Eve, “Edgar Bryan,” Flash Art, October 2006, p. 118, ill.

Pagel, David, “Benefiting from a looser approach,” Los Angeles Times, July 7, 2006, p. E26, ill.

Saltz, Jerry, “Selected by the Stars,” The Art Newspaper, June 16- 17.


Yablonsky, Linda, “What Makes a Painting a Painting?,” ARTnews online, April.

Rubinstein, Raphael, “Person, Place and Thing”, Art in America, January, p 107.

Schumacher, Mary Louise, “New Paintings Show L.A, Painter’s Growth,” The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 6.


Catalogue, Likenesses: Portraits of Artists by Other Artists. San Francisco : CCA Wattis Institute; and New York : Independent Curators International.

Catalogue,100 Artists See God. New York: Independent Curators International.

Catalogue, The Undiscovered Country. Los Angeles: UCLA Hammer Museum, 2004 “Show Examines Painting’s Role in History,” Art Business News, December 1.

The Hammer, The OC Art Blog, Contemporary Art in Orange County, December.


Pagel, David. “Family, Friends, and other ‘Intimates’,”, Los  Angeles Times, August 29. 


Thomas, Mary. “Carnegie Exhibit Introduces Lively Range of Young Talent, Curator Duo”, Pittsburgh Gazette, July 13.

Pagel, David. “Trouble Creeps Into Paradise”, Los Angeles Times, February.


Catalogue, Snapshot: New Art from Los Angeles. Los Angeles: UCLA Hammer Museum.

Subotnik, Ali. “Snapshot: New Art from Los Angeles”, Frieze, issue 62, October, page 99-100.

Tumlir, Jan, “Snapshot: LA exhibit of work of 25 artists,” Artforum, October.

Goodale, Gloria, “Art goes West: Young Artists are packing up their easels and moving to the burgeoning scene in L.A.,” The Christian Monitor, July 6.