CV

Calvin Phelps

Born, McComb, Mississippi
Lives and works in McComb, Mississippi

Education

2003    MFA, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
1999    BFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Exhibitions

2016
Das Schneeballprojekt, WerkStadt, Berlin, Germany
Reverberations, Stella Elkins Gallery, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Gallery Tally, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Hollywood, CA

2015
MAS8@San Diego Art Institute, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA
Gallery Tally, Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM
Gallery Tally, Matucana 100 Cultural Center, Santiago, Chile
Looking Forward, Looking Back (ft Gallery Tally), New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM
Gallery Tally, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL

2014
MAS ATTACK Ltd Ed. LA x SF, Studio 17, San Francisco, CA
Gallery Tally, Area: Lugar de Projectos, Caguas, Puerto Rico
My Secret Valentine, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
MAS ATTACK 6, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
Tracers Takes Over (ft Gallery Tally), Hopkins Hall Gallery, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
(en)Gendered (in)Equity: The Gallery Tally Poster Project, ForYourArt, Los Angeles, CA
OC Academy (ft. Gallery Tally), Irvine Fine Art Center, Irvine, CA
Margin Release Right (ft Gallery Tally), West LA College Gallery, Culver City, CA

2013
Invitation to Collaborate: Art Work (Collaboration with Jay Erker), McKenna Long & Aldridge, Los Angeles, CA
General title given by myself, Five Years, London, United Kingdom
Monster Drawing Rally, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA

2008
E-flux Video Rental, Centro de Arte Moderna José de Azeredo Perdigão – Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal

2007
LACE Annual Benefit, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA

2006
Montenegro in the Eyes of American Artists, Art Dulcinium, Ulcinj, Montenegro traveled to Podgorica, Kotor and Cetinje, Montenegro; Belgrade, Serbia; and Prishtina, Kosovo
Vitas Film Festival- Choreographing the Margins, UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures, Los Angeles, CA
Digital World: L.A., Niche.LA & Lounge 441, Los Angeles, CA
perception, Pasadena Art Alliance, The Windtunnel, Art Center College, Pasadena, CA

2005
LA><ART Launch, LA><ART, hosted by MC, Los Angeles, CA
best of collage, outpost for contemporary art, Los Angeles, CA

2004
a one minute on camera, Sandberg Instituut & Nederlands instituut voor mediakunst Montevideo, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
dis/locator, IDKE6, HotHouse Center for International Performance & Exhibition, Chicago, IL
Rebellion, Resistance, and Death, narrenschiff, San Francisco, CA
OBD Group Show, The*Space, Los Angeles, CA

2003
Exchange: Otis College of Art and Design @ University of California, Irvine, University Art Gallery, Irvine, CA
Master of Fine Arts Exhibition, Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

2002
TV or Not TV, True/Lies (curated by S. E. Barnet), LA Freewaves Biennial of New Media; Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA; Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA; UCLA Hammer Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Mid Residency Show, Bolsky Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
Synthetic Rhythms, Fine Art Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles CA
Artists’ Writing, Fine Art Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
Spring, Graduate Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
Old Bank District Art Exhibition, San Fernando Building, Los Angeles, CA

2001
Found, ASAP Gallery, Chicago, IL

2000
Boy-Girl, A Project of 10′ x 9′ Gallery Space, Milliman Fine Art, Chicago, IL
Urban/Landscapes, Chicago O’Hare Airport, International Terminal, Chicago, IL
30 times 15″ x 15″, Fassbender Gallery, Chicago, IL
Sightings, GwendaJay/Addington Gallery, Chicago, IL

1999
Artists’ Journals, Flaxman Library, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1998
do it!, Gallery X, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Print Exchange, California State University, Long Beach, CA; School of the Art Institute Chicago, IL; School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Art Bash, Gallery 2, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Music, Muzac, Musique, Lounge Gallery, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Nippon Group Show, Nippon Steel Corporation, Chicago, IL

1997
Nippon Group Show, Nippon Steel Corporation, Chicago, IL
Corporate Logo, The Museum of the Modern Art Guize, Houston, TX

Awards & Residencies

Art Dulcinium Artist Residency, Montenegro in the Eyes of American Artists, Ulcinj, Montenegro

Special Recognition, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

Student Leadership Recognition, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL

Robert B. Huff Foundation Scholarship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL

Fursman Award, Advanced Painting, Ox-Bow School of Art (SAIC), Sagatuck, MI

Nippon Steel/School of the Art Institute Presidential Award, Chicago, IL

Nippon Steel/School of the Art Institute Presidential Award, Chicago, IL