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Born 1945 Brawley, CA
Lives and works in San Diego, CA
 

EDUCATION

1970                         
BFA, Chouinard Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA

1970-1971              
UCLA School of Architecture and Urban Planning
 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020                        
Kayne Griffin Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2019                         
Bar Paintings, Michael’s Restaurant, Santa Monica, CA

2018                         
An Abbreviated History of the Americas, Potts.LA, Alhambra, CA
Raul Guerrero, Ortuzar Projects, New York, NY

2014                         
Bar Portraits: California, Air de Paris Gallery, Paris, France

2013                         
Classic Bars, Manhattan Restaurant, La Jolla, CA
Beatniks, Athenaeum Music and Arts Library, La Jolla, CA

2010                        
Oaxaca Paintings, CUE Art Foundation, New York, NY (Curated by Allen Ruppersberg)

2009                        
Bars, Women, Fast Food, Eric Phleger Gallery, Encinitas, CA

2007                        
The Whaling Bar, Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, La Jolla, CA

2006                        
Problemas y Secretas Maravillosos de Las Indias, Billy Shire Fine Arts, Culver City, CA

2005                        
Galleria Ninapi, Ravenna, Italy

2004                        
Galleria Ninapi, Ravenna, Italy

2002                        
Raul Guerrero: Drawings Sculpture Prints, Hybrid Gallery, San Diego, CA

2001                        
Location Location Location, Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, La Jolla, CA
Las Calles de México, Cerritos College Art Gallery, Norwalk, CA

1999                         
Molly Barnes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1998                         
Raul Guerrero Retrospective, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego
The Great Plains, Porter Troupe Gallery, San Diego, CA

1995                         
Problemas y Secretos Maravillosos de las Indias, Quint Gallery, La Jolla, CA
Las Calles de México, Linda Moore Gallery, San Diego, CA

1994                         
Gallery 3770 Park Boulevard, San Diego, CA

1993                         
Linda Moore Gallery, San Diego, CA

1991                          
Aspects of the Nightlife in Tijuana, David Zapf Gallery, San Diego, CA
David Lewinson Gallery, San Diego, CA

1989                         
Latin Alternatives, David Zapf Gallery, San Diego, CA
Aspectos de la Vida Nocturna en Tijuana, B.C., Saxon-Lee Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Raul Guerrero, Conlon-Moreno Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

1988                         
Reflections on the Life and Times of a Venetian Jewess-Travel Posters, Saxon-Lee Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
David Zapf Gallery, San Diego, CA

1987                         
Recent Paintings and Sculptures, Saxon-Lee Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1986                         
Boehm Gallery, Palomar Gallery, San Diego, CA                      
USC Atelier, Santa Monica, CA

1985                         
Oaxaca, Richard Kuhlenschmidt Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1984                         
Patty Aande Gallery, San Diego, CA
New Work: Raul Guerrero & William Leavitt, Richard Kuhlenschmidt Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Raul Guerrero, Barbara Braathen Gallery, New York, NY

1982                         
Poet and Audience, Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
Poet and Audience, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Century City, CA
Raul Guerrero, Quint Gallery, La Jolla, CA

1981                          
Poem, Street, Rings, Quint Gallery, La Jolla, CA

1979                         
Libra Gallery, Claremont Graduate School, CA

1978                         
Crystals and Topography, ThomasLewallen Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1977                          
The Disturbing Object, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
Los Angeles, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
Raul Guerrero, Claire Copley Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1974                         
Pyramid, U.F.O.L.A., Rotating Yaqui Mask, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015                         
Tequesta Ghost, Fringe Projects, Miami, FL

2014                         
To Have and to Hold, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
Dancer, ScreenDance Miami, Inkub8, Miami, FL
Sacre de Printemps, curated by Raphael Gygax, Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel, Switzerland

2013                         
CITYDANCE: An Evening of Outdoor Screenings, As part of "City of Outdoor Screenings, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
A New View: Contemporary Art, St Louis Art Museum, St Louis, MO
Damage Control: Art and Destruction Since 1950, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC

2014                         
Play, Art Unlimited, Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Rhythm in it - On rhythm in contemporary art, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland

2012                         
Grid(love)r, Andreas Melas and Helena Papadopoulos, Athens, Greece
Boros Collection #2, Boros Collection, Berlin, Germany
COSMIC LAUGHTER timewave zero, then what? Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Krauchtal, Germany
Wesleyan University, Contemporary Art Center
Untied Tastes of America: Artist's Films and Video selected by David Gryn, Double-bill screening: Musical and Dancer, 28th Hamburg International Short Film Festival, Germany

2011                          
I Hate Karl Marx, Merry Christmas, Espacio1414, Santurce, Puerto Rico
Our Darkness, curated by Viktor Newman, Kunstlerhaus Stuttgart, Suttgard, German
At Capacity, MoCA NoMi, Miami, FL

2010                        
How Soon Now, Rubell Family Collection/ Contemporary Arts Foundation, Miami, FL
Off the Wall: Part 1 – Thirty Performative Actions, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (traveled to Serralves Museum, Porto, Portugal)
Greater New York: 5 year review, P.S.1, Long Island City, NY

2009                       
Underwater, Western Bridge, Seattle, WA
Playing the City, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Germany

2008                        
Multiplex, Western Bridge, Seattle, WA
Number One: Destroy, She Said, Julia Stoschek Collection, Düssledorf, Germany

2005                        
Ange Leccia, Anselm Reyle, Dara Friedman, Galerie Almine Rech, Paris, France

2004                       
Hysterical, curated by Michele Maccarone, Galerie Dennis Kimmerich, Düsseldorf, Germany
Never Never Landscape, curated by Kirsty Bell, Atle Gerhardsen Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Impakt Film Festival, Utrecht, Holland
Brand New and Retro, Up Projects, London, United Kingdom (cat.)

2003                        
As Heavy as the Heavens- Transformation of Gravity, Graz 2003 – Cultural City of Europe, Graz, Austria
Reg Vardy Galley, University of Sunderland, Sunderland, United Kingdom
20th Anniversary-Welcome home, Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York, NY

2002                        
Inter. Play, curated by Silvia Karman Cubina and Patrick Charpenel, The Moore building, Miami, FL (cat.)
Videodrome ll, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY
There is no accounting for other people’s relationships, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast, Ireland
Aquaria, curated by Barbara Wall, Landesgalerie, Linz, Austria

2001                        
The Americans New Art, curated by Mark Sladen, Barbican Gallery, London, United Kingdom (cat.)
American Academy in Rome, Italy (cat.)
Gravita Zero, curated by Bartolomeo Pietromarchi and Maria Grazia Tolomeo, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, Italy (cat.)

2000                       
Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (cat.)
Black Box, curated by Larry Rinder, CCAC Institute, Oakland, CA
Making Time: Considering Time as a Material in Contemporary Art Film & Video, curated by Amy Cappelazzo Palm, Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, Palm Beach, FL
Video, curated by Amy Cappelazzo, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA, (cat.)

1999                         
Heads Up, curated by Bonnie Clearwater, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL, (cat.)
Déjà vu, curated by Amanda Cruz, Art Miami, Miami, FL
Leftover Festivities, curated by Clarissa Dalrymple, Nature Morte, New Delhi, India

1998                         
New Art South Florida, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL
Independing Loop, curated by Annette Schindler, Swiss Institute, New York, NY (cat.)

1997                         
Celluloid Cave, curated by Dara Friedman, Thread Waxing Space, New York, NY (cat.)

1994                         
Filmic Self-Portraits, Galerie Voges & Deisen, Frankfurt, Germany

1993                         
One week's Public Teaching in Search of the Essence of Film, curated by Peter Kubelka, Austrian Film Museum, Vienna, Austria
 

AWARDS

2000-2001          
Rome Prize, American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy

1999                         
Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, New York, NY

1998                         
Cultural Consortium Fellowship, Miami, FL

1997                         
New Forms Miami, Miami, FL
 

PUBLICATIONS

2002                        
“Dara Friedman,” Kunstmuseum Thun, Thun, Austria
“Dara Friedman,” Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe