Joshua Callaghan

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A Lost and Found, 2009 Wood, Wire, Paint © Los Angeles Central Library
13 Chair Puzzle, 2008 Modified Chairs © Haas & Fischer Gallery
Extractions, 2007 Hydracal © fette's gallery
Angst L.A., 2010 Wallpaper © Joshua Callaghan
Very Concerned, Somewhat Concerned, Not at all Concerned, 2007 Wood 4"X12"X50" © Joshua Callaghan
Distended Hand Truck, 2009 Artist's Hand Truck, Copper, Paint And Bondo 99 X 90 X 94 Inches © The Artist and Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles
Magic Broom, 2009 Artist's Broom, Copper, Bondo And Paint 49 X 26 X 19 Inches © The Artist and Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles
Stone Tools, 2009 Various Artist's Tools Covered In Concrete Varied Dimensions © The Artist and Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles
Installation view, 2009 © The Artist and Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles
© Courtesy of the Artist and Steve Turner Contemporary
Imperial War Shield, 2010 Found Hubcap, Oil Paint, Wool Yarn, Cotton Thread, Synthetic Fleece, Jacket Button And Pigeon Feathers 26 X 16 X 2"
Modular Toy Kit, 2011 Concrete, Rebar, Oil Paint And Wood Dimensions Variable
Elysian Parking, 2011 © Steve Turner Contemporary
© Courtesy of Joshua Callaghan and Armory Center for the Arts
Quick Facts
Lives in
Los Angeles
Works in
Los Angeles


Lives and works in Los Angeles.

2005 MFA, New Genres, University of California Los Angeles
1992 BA, Cultural Anthropology University of North Carolina at Asheville

selected exhibitions
2008 Abre Allas, O Gentil Carioca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2008 Space as a Space, Bonnelli Contemporary, Los Angeles, California
2008 Portraits and Messages, Norma Desmond Productions, Los Angeles, California
2007 Le Flâneur, fette’s gallery, Los Angeles, California
2007 Rogue Wave '07, LA Louver Gallery, Los Angeles, California
2007 Kairos!, Kantor/Feuer Gallery, Curated by Rob Thom, Los Angeles, California
2006 Phantom Galleries LA, Pasadena, California
2006 Material Witness, UCR Sweeny Gallery, Riverside, California
2006 Campari (not sponsored by), Park Projects, Curated by Luciano Perna, Los Angeles, California
2006 High-Desert Test Sites, Christening of a Cabin, Curated by Chris Viet, Yucca Valley, California
2006 That Funny Way I laugh, South la Brea Gallery, Curated by Diana Nawi, Los Angeles, California
2006 Invitational, Gayle and Ed Roski Master of Fine Arts Gallery, University of Southern California
2005 New Sculpture So-Cal, Guggenheim Gallery, Curated by Richard Turner, Chapman University
2005 Lost and Found 10, Happiness, Amsterdam, NL
2005 Unclassifiable Project, Filmtaltet Festival, Malmo, Sweden
2005 Off the Map, event organized by Amy Robinson and Corina Gamma at residence of Corina Gamma, Los Angeles, California
2005 Red White, Blue, Spencer Brownstone Gallery, NY New York
2005 Prog:Me, Centro Cultural Banco do Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2005 Supersonic LA Design Center, Los Angeles, California
2005 Character Traits, I-5 Gallery, Los Angeles, California
2005 MFA 4, UCLA New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles, California
2004 Impact Panorama Festival, Utrecht, Netherlands
2004 Town Plaza Public Art Project, Culver City, California
2004 Fiesta do Cai Bastarda, Los Angeles, California
2004 Lost and Found 9, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2004 La Isle Mostra, SESC, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2004 Lost and Found LA 2, Los Angeles, California
2003 La Isle Mostra, Museo de Arte Moderno, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2002 Repurpose, Southern Exposure Annual Juried Exhibition curated by Nicolas Bourriaud, San Francisco, California

curatorial porjects
2007 Horrorshow, Telic Arts Exchange
2005 Supersonic LA Design Center, steering committee member
2004 Dark Side of the Sun, Wight Gallery Theme Show, University of California, Los Angeles

2006 Los Angeles Times, pg. E23, December 28
2006 Los Angeles Times, September 18
2005 Furmanski, Jonathan, Prop/Piece, Essay for New Sculpture So-Cal, November 8
2004 Jarvis, Michael T., Accessorizing your City, LA Times Magazine, December 19
2002 Baker, Kenneth, San Francisco Chronicle, November 15
2001 Arnold, Erik K., San Francisco Bay Guardian, June 1
2000 Gaston, Janice, Winston-Salem Journal, Janice Gaston July 1
1999 Burgin, Grady, Danbury Reporter, September 1

2006 Art in the Age of Technological Seduction, Media-N, online journal of the College Art Association
2006 New Media Caucus, guest editor with Legier Biederman, Rachel Clarke Ed.
2005 Show Meat, published with Amir H. Fallah, Analia Saban, and Adrian Ellis
2004 Dark Side of the Sun, Wight Gallery Theme Show catalog, University of California, Los Angeles
grants, awards & fellowship
2004 D'Arcy Haymen Award, University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Art
2003 Best Documentary, Straight Outta Hunters Point, Denver Pan African Film Festival
2001 Goldie for Film, Straight Outta Hunters Point, San Francisco Bay Guardian
2001 Outstanding Entry, Basic Love Story, Voices and Visions Film Festival
1995 Fulbright Fellowship, Nepal, U.S. Information Agency

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