Bettina Hubby

1968 Born in New York, New York
Lives and works in Los Angeles, California

Education
1995

School of Visual Arts, New York, New York, Master of Fine Arts
1990
College of Charleston, South Carolina, Bachelor of Arts

Selected Projects
2016
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Thanks for the Mammaries book launch, Arcana: Books on the Arts, Culver City, California
2015
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Love Potion No. 9, a matchmaking event with a focus on scent, Institute of Art and Olfaction, Los Angeles, California
2014
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The View of Bellmer, Photographs on aluminum; my dog ignoring the city as a metaphor for the human discovering it, Alias Books, Los Angeles, California
• 8th + Hope + Hubby, Curated show about construction celebrating the workers who build this city, Partnered with Side Street Projects, 8th and Hope, Los Angeles,
     California
• Thanks for the Mammaries, A curated show of boob-related art work by 125 artists to raise money for breast cancer research and support, For Your Art, Los Angeles,
     California
2013
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Googly Eyes for Giant Rock, Sculptural installation for High Desert Test Sites, curated by Andrea Zittel, Dave Hickey, Libby Lumpkin, Joshua Tree, California
• Dig the Dig Dinner, culmination of the project for the Santa Monica Museum of Art, an outdoor potluck dinner for construction workers, neighbors, artists and friends,
     curated show, musical performances, video and the disco ball hanging from the crane, Santa Monica, California
• Dig the Dig, Resident Construction Artist for the Santa Monica Museum of Art, 6 month multivalent art project in conjunction with the Metro-Expo line development, Santa
     Monica, California
• LA River Walk-nic, NELA Riverfront Collaboratice and LA River Walks sponsored Hubby’s digital picture tour of the river, picnic by Thank You For Coming, music by Hélène
     Renaut, Los Angeles, California
• Construction Man Dinner, An outdoor disco-ball activated exhibition and dinner for workers, neighbors and friends, Silver Lake, California
2012
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Get Hubbied book launch & performance w/ Joe Sola, Art Catalogues, LACMA, Los Angeles, California
• The Rock Shop, All the rocks from the Eagle Rock Rock and Eagle Shop, For Your Art, Los Angeles, California
• The Eagle Rock Rock and Eagle Shop, three-month fully functioning shop and curated show, Eagle Rock, California
2011
• The Home Show, curated by Miki Garcia and Michele O'Marah, California Arts Foundation, Santa Barbara, California
• GET HUBBIED, Curated, conceptual and celbratory wedding for Bec Ulrich and Ruben Diaz, The Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock, Los Angeles, California
• X-10 Biennial, ten artists present their top ten artists in ten minutes, curated by Leonardo Bravo and Jeremy Rosenberg, Los Angeles, California
2010
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La tribune de la cuisine contestataire, 10 artists internationally performing a radio art work about food, curated by Asuka Hisa, Santa Monica Museum of Art, for FRANCE
     CUTURE
• Hubby's CoTour, film screening and lecture, edited by Tyler Hubby, Outpost for Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California
• Costumes for Achilla, a performance directed by Andrew Hahn, WPA Gallery, Los Angeles, California
2009
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A Picnic in Eden, The Company Gallery, collaborative project between Bettina Hubby, Abel \Gutierrez and Piper Olf, Los Angeles, California
2008
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CoTour 2008, assorted Venues, multi-disciplinary project in homage to Hubby's ideal city, Los Angeles, California
• Studio, Redcat Theater, costume design for a folk opera, directed and performed by David
• Jones and Kelly Martin, Los Angeles, California
2007
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Double Fantasy, a co-exhibition of fashion and photography by Mike Slack and Bettina
• Hubby, Naked, Los Angeles, California
• Hubby Part V, Daniel Hug Gallery, portrait exhibition and event, Los Angeles, California
2004
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Hubby Part IV, The Mountain Bar, Portrait project of Hubby's community, Los Angeles, California
2002
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Hubby Part II, Weathervane, three models publicly change/model/interact, Santa Monica, California
• Hubby and Hee Hee, Dianne Pruess Gallery, collaborative event with Joel Mesler, Runway style show of wearable and not so wearable works and comedy, Los Angeles,
     California

Exhibitions
2016
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THE SEXUAL BRINZE SHOW, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin, Texas
• Human Condition, Curated by John Wolf, West Adams, Los Angeles, California
• THE SEXUAL BRONZE SHOW, Klowden Mann, Culver City, California
2015
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Side Effects May Include Art, presented by The Patient Experience, The Situation Room, Los Angeles, California
• Chinatown League of Ultimate Benevolence, Fifth Floor Gallery, Los Angeles, California
• Paris Photo LA, Klowden Mann, Los Angeles, California
2014
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Open House, inaugural group show, curated by David Bell, Downtown Los Angeles, California
• The Property, group show, curated by Chris Olivera, Property, Downtown Los Angeles, California
• Dallas Art Fair, for Klowden Mann, Dallas, Texas
2013
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Miami Project, For Klowden Mann, Miami, Florida
• Pretty Limber, solo exhibition, Klowden Mann Gallery, Culver City, California
• ArtPad SF, For Klowden Mann, Concourse Exhibition Center, San Francisco, California
• Dig the Dig, curated and participated, LA Mart, Los Angeles, California
2012
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The Call of the Wild, curated by Leonardo Bravo, LA Mart, Los Angeles, California
• Were, Not, Now, Rebecca Farr, Bettina Hubby, and Christopher Russell, Gallery KM, Los Angeles, California
• The Five Spot, Curated by Shana Nys Dambrot, Andrew Shire Gallery, Los Angeles, California
• SITE, two person show with Chad Attie, curated by Jon Leaver, Harris Gallery, La Verne University, La Verne, California
• ARTIST MERCHANDISING ART, Wonderloch Kellerland, Los Angeles, California
• A to B and Back Again, Andrew Uchin and Bettina Hubby, Art Book, Los Angeles, California
• Valentine, Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, California
• California La Biennale, The Stanback, IP Stanback Museum and Planetarium, South Carolina State University, South Carolina
2011
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Sex without the people, two person show with Lun*na Menoh, Track 16 gallery, Los Angeles, California Signs on the Road, co-organized by Michael Ashkin and Joshua  
     Geldzahler (as Workroom G), Winkleman CRL, New York, New York
• The Open Daybook, curated by David Earle, exhibition at LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions), Los Angeles, California
2010
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The Trade Show, WPA, Chinatown, Los Angeles , California
• Manifest Equality, curated by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Annie Philbin, Shepard Fairey, Ed Ruscha, Lari Pittman, Lisa Love, Franklin Sirmans, Edgar Arceneaux, Rick
     Jacobs, David Pagel, Los Angeles, California
2008
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Cocktail Party w/ Skip Arnold, Bonelli Contemporary Gallery, Los Angeles, California
• Group show w/ Andre Butzer, 1727 N. Spring St., Los Angeles, California
• Fabricated Artifications, Highways Performance Space, Santa Monica, California
1999
• Excerpts from 1000 Character Project, MTV, New York, New York
1998
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Drawings, Cal State Fullerton, California
1997
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A View From Brooklyn, Cal State Fullerton, CA Gothic, Traveling Exhibition, Iceland
• America, LA Space for Art & Culture, Los Angeles, California
1996
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Codpiece, Griffin Linton Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, California
• Scratch, Thread Waxing Space, New York, New York
• The Crest Hardware Show, Brooklyn, New York
1995
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The New 13, The Joyce Goldstein Gallery, New York, New York
• The Fold, SVA Gallery, New York, New York
• 50 Years, Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York, New York
1994
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America's Favorite Painting Part II, Organized by Komar & Melamid, SVA Gallery, New York, New York
1993
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Cadavre Exquis, The Drawing Center, New York, New York

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2013
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Dig the Dig, LA Mart, a show of 31 artists related to construction, in conjunction with the Santa Monica Museum of Art project, Los Angeles, California

• Dig the Dig Dinner, a 'potluck' art exhibition - 20 artists brought work that day, installed and took it home at the end of the night, in conjunction with the potluck dinner for
     construction workers at The Santa Monica Museum of Art, California
2011
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Get Hubbied, Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock, curated show of 27 artists in conjunction with Get Hubbied, the wedding project, Eagle Rock, California
• Honest Mystique, Post: Kamakazi, Bettina Hubby, Rachel Roske and Landon Wiggs, Los Angeles, California
2008
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Forming, Storming, Norming, Performing, curated show of all the artists who collaborated with Hubby for CoTour, including: Skip Arnold, Gordon Bowen, Dave Cull, Evan Holloway, Bettina Hubby, Tyler  
• Hubby, David Jones and Kelly Martin, Karen Lofgren, Peggy Pabustan, Jennifer Rochlen, Mike Slack, and Erin Trefry, Circus Gallery, Los Angeles, California
2003
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Tif Sigfrids, Horowitz, Ferrini, and Biondi, Los Angeles, California
2002
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Makiko Takehara, Roth Horowitz Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1998
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Slide and Film Club at the Anchorage, Slide show collaboration with William Stone titled: All the People I am are not inside me yet, Anchorage, Brooklyn, New York, New
     York
1997
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Winter Social, Four Walls, Hosted in Manhattan, Void, New York, NY
• Fall Social, The Art of Being Social, Four Walls, Brooklyn, NY
• Film Club, Four Walls, Brooklyn, New York, NY
1996
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Vulgate, Nova Space, New York, NY
• Seaming, HERE Gallery, New York, NY
1995
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Flash, New York, NY

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
2016

• Eckardt, Stephanie, “Inside an Abandoned L.A. Hospital Turned Creepy Art Show with Robert Mapplethorpe and Marilyn Minter,” W Magazine, October 18. Kane,
     Ashleigh, “Jenny Holzer & Mapplethorpe works go on show in a hospital,” Dazed, October 7.
• Lopez, Ruth, “Where Art Checks In,” Furthermore, October 6.
• Carlson, Jen, “Photos: An Old Abandoned Hospital Becomes A Temporary Art Gallery,” LAist, October 3.
• “Private Opening Of The "Human Condition" Group Show Curated by John Wolf At A Former Hospital in Los Angeles,” Autre, September 30.
• Bell, David, “The Sexual Bronze Show,” Notes on Looking, February 10.
• Wood, Eve,“Bettina Hubby,” Artillery, February.
2015
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"Bettina Hubby with David Cull — Everything Irreversible, Anything Diaphanous," X-TRA, October.
• Swenson, Eric Minh, “Paris Photo LA : Just Pick One, Honey (PHOTOS),” Huffington Post, May 6.
• Mermea, Jacqueline.,“Highlights from Paris Photo LA,” Blouin Art Info. May 1.
• Nelson, Steffie, “The Distinct Californication of Paris Photo LA.” New York Times. May 1.
• Rothman, Tibby, “Art patriarchs John Baldessari and Ed Ruscha pick out Los Angeles’ brightest creative talent,” Wallpaper. February 20.
2014
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Schmidt, Ingrid, “Institute for Art and Olfaction Elevates the Scents,” Los Angeles Times, December 21.
• Ruscha, Ed, “Best of 2014 The Artists’ Artists,” Artforum, December.
• Williams, Maxwell, “Thanks for the Mammaries,” GOOD Magazine, August 6.
• Wilkinson, Isabel, “Artist Turns Breast Cancer Into Cause for Humorous, Boob–Themed Art Show,” NY Mag. August 3.
• Broersma, Virginia,“Busting it Out: A Studio Visit With Bettina Hubby,” A Studio Affair, July 17.
• Gluck, Marissa, “Bettina Hubby Turns Her Breast Cancer Recovery Into an Art Project,” LA Weekly, May 1.
2013
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Zellen, Jody, “Bettina Hubby Klowden Mann/Los Angeles,” Artillery, November 5.
• Mossaed, Mahvash, “Bettina Hubby’s “Pretty Limber” at the Klowden Mann Gallery,” A
• Woman Defined, September 29.
• Mizota, Sharon, “Review: Bettina Hubby's uncanny creations infused with sensuousness,”
• Los Angeles Times, September 24.
• Berardini, Andrew, “Fall Preview: New Skin for an Old Ceremony,” ArtSlant, September 10.
• Apodaca, Rose, “Digging Bettina Hubby,” A+R, July.
• Napoli, Lisa, “Dine amid the rubble, and ‘dig the dig’ at Bergamot Station,” KCRW, July.
• ”Dig the Dig Dinner,” For Your Art, July
• Dambrot, Shana Nys, “Dig the Dig,” Voice Places, July.
• Wilson-Brown, Saskia, “Bettina Hubby’s ‘Dig’,” IOA, July.
• Dambrot, Shana Nys, “Smells Like Artistic Spirit,” KCET, July.
• Frank, Peter, “Red Line Above-Grounded in DTLA, Expo Line Construction Art,”
• Curbed LA, July.
2011
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Dambrot, Shana Nys, “David Tutera’s ‘My Fair Wedding’ Be Damned: Bettina
• Hubby’s ‘Get Hubbied’ project Will Transform Your Wedding Into Performance Art,” LA Weekly, October 14.
• Hodge, Brooke, “Seeing Things / Getting Hubbied,” The New York Times, September 15.
• Knight, Christopher, “It’s all over the map, Home Show Revisted,” Los Angeles Times, July 9.
• Nelson, Steffie, “Space Invaders,” The New York Times, April 21.
2008
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Julavits, Heidi, "Ready to Tear," New York Times T Magazine, December 4.
• Lecaro, Lina, "Couture Savage, Bettina Hubby's Co-Tour 2008," LA Weekly, October 15.
• Apodaca, Rose, Style File Blog, October.
• Magner, Erin, "Get on the Bus: Bettina Hubby's Los Angeles," Style.com, October 13.
• Von Messling, Christina. "Get on the Bus: Bettina Hubby's Soulbaring CoTour 2008," Racked.com, October.
• Nelson, Steffie, "The Radar Now! CoTour de Force," Angeleno Magazine, September.
• Ruscha, Ed, "Erotic Images," Vogue Hommes, Spring/Summer.
2005
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Halley, Peter, "Real life: FASHION, Salon Salon!," interview and images.
2004
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Hundley, Jessica, "Runway Show as Exhibit," Los Angeles Times.
• Rose, Aaron, "Bettina Hubby," Anthem Magazine,
• Frank, Peter, "Irrational Exhibits 3, Hubby Part IV," LA Weekly.
2001
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Rose, Aaron, "Young, Sleek, and Full of Hell," Published by Drago.
• Rose, Aaron, "People / Bettina Hubby," Atmosphere Magazine.