Robbie Conal CV


Born in 1944 in New York, New York.
Lives and works in Los Angeles, California .

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Solo Exhibitions
  • 2010 The Missing Link, Country Club Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
  • 2010  Political Animal: New Drawings and Paintings by Robbie Conal, Roseark, West Hollywood, CA .
  • 2010  Robbie Conal: Political Animals, Al Walters Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA.
  • 2009 Not Your Typical Political Animal, book launch and Pop-up exhibition of large-scale animal drawings, Santa Monica Museum of Art Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA 
  • 2008 No Spitting No Kidding: 25 Years of Robbie Conalʼs Paintings and Drawings, Track 16 Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA 
  • 2007 Off the Street: Robbie Conal in the Studio, Sam Francis Gallery, Crossroads School, Santa Monica, CA 
  • 2006 Apocalypso Facto, Skeletonsʼ Dance of Death Drawings (Bush Administration) & Baseball Calaveras, Track 16 Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA
  • 2004 Art Burn, University Art Gallery at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA 
  • 2003 One Love & 25 Ugly Old Heads, New Paintings & Drawings, Overtones Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 
  • 2002 Wanted for Art Activism, York College, York, PA 
  • 2000 National Affairs: Robbie Conal's Recent Drawings & Two Nasty Old Paintings, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA 1995
  • 1995 Robbie Conal: Greetings from Los Angeles, Fine Arts Gallery, Golden West College, Huntington Beach, CA
  • 1995  Robbie Conal: History Re-Petes Itself, University Art Gallery, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 1994
  • 1994 Pet Peeves, Drawings, Koplin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 
  • 1992 Gag me with the Supreme Court - Paintings, Jayne H. Baum Gallery, New York, NY
  • 1992  Recent Paintings, New Drawings, and One Large Photomontage, Koplin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 
  • 1991 Damage Control: Critical History Paintings, Jayne H. Baum Gallery, New York, NY 
  • 1990 Unauthorized History: Robbie Conalʼs Portraits of Power, curated by Deborah Irmas, The Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA 

Group Exhibitions
  • 2011 Infinite Jest: Caricature & Satire from Leonardo to Levine, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • 2011 Art of the Street, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA.
  • 2008 The Artists' Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA. 
  • 2008 Reality Check, Art that Predicted the Stock Market Crash, Overtones Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2008  Beauty & The Beast, Overtones Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2008  The Dark Side of the Mouse, Center for Contemporary Art, Sacramento, CA 
  • 2006 Politick, Municipal Gallery, Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles, CA 
  • 2004 Be The Revolution, The Avalon Theater, Los Angeles, CA 
  • 2003 Yo! What Happened to Peace, Cross World Connections, Tokyo 
  • 2001 Peaceful Warriors, Heroes of Non-Violent Political Change, (Gandhi, Dalai Lama, 3 Martin Luther King, Jr. triptych, oil paintings on canvas), Museum of Tolerance, Los Angeles, CA 
  • 1999 Capital Art, Track 16 Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA 
  • 1993 First Post-Impeachment Group Show, Track 16 Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA 
  • 1992 The Art of Attack: Social Commentary and Its Effect, Armand Hammer Museum, Organized by the Wight Gallery and Grunwald Center, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 
  • 1993 Art from the Front, curated by Mark Moskins, New York Art Consultants, Webster Hall, New York, NY
  • 1992 Re-imagining America, Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago, IL
  • 1992  In Praise of Folly, John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI 1992
  • 1991 Empowering the Viewer: Art, Politics and Community, William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT; traveling to Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, PA 1991