GEOFF MCFETRIDGE

Born in 1971, Calgary, Canada
Lives and works in Los Angeles, California

EDUCATION

1995
MFA, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, United States

1993
BFA, Alberta College of Art, Canada

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020
These Days are Nameless, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

2018
Coming Back Is Half The Trip, Eighteen Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
The Beringians, Half Gallery, New York, United States

2017
VOLTA13, V1 Gallery, Basel, Switzerland

2016
The Quiet Of Not Listening, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

2015
It Looks Like It Says, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, United States

2014
MEDITALLUCINATION, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Á Cheval, Entre design graphique et art contemporain, Espace lvl, Nantes, France

2013
My Head Disappears When My Hands Are Thinking, PlayMoutain, Japan

2012
Floating, Cooper Cole, Toronto, Canada
Around Us & Between Us, Ivory & Black Soho, London, United Kingdom

2011
Us As A Logo, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

2010
The Westest, Half Gallery, New York, United States
You Can´t Put a Hat on a Hole in the Sky, Goethe-Institut, New York, United States

2008
Bury Me In The Sand, Mollusk, San Francisco, United States
In The Mind, Seattle Art Museum Olympic Sculpture Park Pavillion, Seattle, United States

2007
Bend the Void, MU, Eindhoven, Netherlands

2006
That Line Rhymes, New Image Art Gallery, Los Angeles, United States

2005
All Smiles Have Teeth, Kemistry Gallery, London, United Kingdom

2004
The Mind Trip: There and Back, Spiritroom, Berlin, Germany
The Mind Trip: There and Back, AD21, Tokyo, Japan

2001
A Way of Life, Parco Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2000
The Rock Machine, Colette, Paris, France
The Rock Machine, Houston Gallery, Seattle, United States
The Rock Machine, George’s, Los Angeles, United States

1999
30 days 30 shows, George’s, Los Angeles, United States

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021
It’s Weird to Disappear, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

2020
Today’s Special #1, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Art Herning, Group Presentation with V1 Gallery, Herning, Denmark
MINE IV, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

2019
MINE III, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

2018
Tables, Pots & Plants – A song for Matisse, V1 Gallery at VOLTA14, Basel, Switzerland
Art Herning, V1 Gallery, Herning, Denmark

2017
Stay Gold, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

2016
The Neon Wilderness: New Voices In Los Angeles, United States
The Conversation, Berlin, Germany
Juxtapoz x Superflat, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2015
13, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Art on Paper, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, United States

2014
Your Favorite Artist’s Favorite Artist, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, United States
Volta10 Basel, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

2013
What Are You Doing After This – in association with Vans Syndicate, Ivory & Black, Soho, London, United Kingdom

2012
Chicken Or Beef?, The Hole, New York, United States
Summer Reading, The Hole, New York, United States
These Friends, THIS, Los Angeles, United States
Graphic Design: Now in Production, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, United States

2011
Art in the Streets, The Geffen Contemporary, MOCA, Los Angeles, United States
STATUS – Somewhere between position and Condition, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark’
Graphic Design Worlds, Triennale Design Museum of Milan, Italy

2008
Two Lines Align, Red Cat Gallery, Los Angeles, United States

2007
California Design Biennial, United States
Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, United States

2006
Making Do, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, United States
1000 Things, MU, Endhoven, Netherlands
Highmath, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

2005
Sea Donkeys on Airplane Wings (people that surf that make stuff), New Image Art Gallery, Los Angeles, United States

2004
Beautiful Losers: Contemporary Art and Street Culture, Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, USA
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, United States
Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, United States
The Moonshine Festival, The Surf Gallery, Laguna Beach, United States
Time is a Map of our Failures, Colette, Paris, France

2003
National Design Triennial, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, New York, United States
California Design Biennial, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, United States

2002
Communication What, Vasi Communication / Studio Cafumo, Venice, Italy
Streetwise 1, Apart Gallery, London, United Kingdom

2001
Move, New Image Art Gallery, Los Angeles, United States

1998
George’s Gallery, Los Angeles, United States

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2017
The Great Discontent
The California Sunday Magazine

2016
Artforum
Lowdown Magazine

2015
Sight Unseen
We Heart
High Snobiety
GQ
Observer
Artsy
Artnet
It’s Nice That
Four&Sons
T Magazine
Huck Magazine

2014
Esquire
Dazed
Gizmondo
Fast Company

2013
Juxtapoz Magazine
KIBLIND #47
La Centiene
Printed Pages
Blue Magazine

2012
Huck Anniversary Issue 2013
Casa

SELECTED AWARDS

2019
The medal of AIGA

2016
Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian National Design Award

2015
Award for Graphic Design, D&AD

2014
Award for Graphic Design and Animation, D&AD
Award Cannes International Festival of Creativity

2010
Award for Magazine & News Paper Design, D&AD

2008
Awards for Press Advertising and Art Direction, D&AD

2007
Award for Magazine & News Paper Design, D&AD

2004
Awards for Animation, D&AD

2001
Awards for Animation, and Design D&AD
Featured in Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors’ Showcase Cannes International Festival of Creativity

2000
Design Distinction Award, The International
Design Magazine

COLLABORATIONS

2015
Patagonia and Gold Coast Cycles MFG