Current

October 26, 2023 – June 2, 2024
Solo Exhibition

Painting in the River of Angels: Judy Baca and the Great Wall

LACMA, Los Angeles

Recent

May 20 – August 12, 2023
Solo Exhibition

Judith F. Baca: The Great Wall of Los Angeles

Jeffrey Deitch, Los Angeles

May 13 – August 20, 2023
Group Exhibition

Sages

Museum of Art and History (MOAH), Lancaster, CA

June 13 – 18, 2023
Art Basel

The Abstract Figure

Jeffrey Deitch, Booth L25, Art Basel

Sept 10, 2022 – Feb 19, 2023
Solo Exhibition

Judith F. Baca: World Wall

The Geffen Contemporary, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2023

October 26, 2023 – June 2, 2024

Painting in the River of Angels: Judy Baca and the Great Wall, Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), Los Angeles, CA.

May 20 – August 12, 2023

Judith F. Baca: A Tattoo Where the River Once Ran, Jeffrey Deitch, Los Angeles, CA.

Sept 10, 2022 – Feb 19, 2023

Judith F. Baca: The World Wall, The Geffen Contemporary, Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles, CA.

Earlier

May 31 – September 4, 2022

Judy Baca: Hitting the Wall, Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA.

July 2021 – March 2022

Judy Baca: Memorias de Nuestra Tierra, A Retrospective, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA. Co-curated by Alessandra Moctezuma and MOLAA Chief Curator Gabriela Urtiaga.

October 14 – December 16, 2017

The Great Wall of Los Angeles: Judith F. Baca’s Experimentations in Collaboration and Concrete, CSUN Art Galleries, Northridge, CA. As part of the Getty Initiative, Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA at the California State University Northridge. Curated by Mario Ontiveros.

February – May 2012

Judith F. Baca: The Great Wall Restored, Latino/Chicano Heritage Room, Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA. Curated by Reina Prado.

January – March 2011

The Works of Judy Baca, Excavating Land and Memory Through Public Art, Richmond Art Center, Richmond CA.

October – November 2010

The Works of Judy Baca, Excavating Land and Memory Through Public Art, University Art Gallery, Saginaw Valley State University, Michigan.

June 2009 – September 2010

State Senate 9th Annual Contemporary CA Art Collection, California State Capitol, Sacramento, CA. Selected by CA Senator Jenny Oropeza as distinguished artist.

October 15 – November 12, 2009

Public Art, Private Works, San Diego Mesa College Art Gallery, San Diego, CA.

May 13 – June 17, 2006

Judy Baca: On and Off the Wall, Patricia Correia Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA.

September – December 2005

Geography of Memory: Selected Works by Judith F. Baca, Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, CA.

August – October 2001

Works of Judy Baca, Santa Barbara County Arts Commission, CA.

April 2000

Dedication La Memoria de Nuestra Tierra: Colorado, Cultural Perspectives Project, Denver International Airport, Denver, Colorado.

February 4-28, 2000

Drawing the Inner Circle: Preliminary Sketches for the World Wall, Highways Gallery 2, Santa Monica, CA.

Feb. 19-May 5, 2000

Arte Intimo: Paintings and Drawings by Judy Baca, Social and Public Art Resource Center, Venice, CA.

April 1999

The works of Judith F. Baca, Arte Americas, Fresno, CA.

October 1998

The World Wall: A Vision of the Future Without Fear, William King Regional Art Center, Abingdon, Virginia, Appalachia.

April 1998

The World Wall: A Vision of the Future Without Fear, California State University Monterey Bay, Monterey, CA.

December 1996

Dedication La Memoria de Nuestra Tierra, University of Southern California, Latino Arts Committee, Los Angeles, CA.

November 1996

Ofrenda to the Domestic Worker, Dia de Los Muertos celebration. 1995 Chancellor’s residence, Westwood. Installation of Raspados Mojados and Pancho Trinity works by Judith Baca, University of California, Los Angeles, CA.

September 1995

Judith F. Baca, Hilltop Gallery , Nogales, Arizona.

September 1995

Excerpts from Judith F. Baca: Sites and Insights, 1974-1992, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas.

February 1994

A World without Borders: The Work of Judith F. Baca, 20 Year Retrospective, Galeria de la Raza, San Francisco, CA.

March 1993

Judith F. Baca: Sites and Insights, 1974-1992, 20 Year Retrospective, Montgomery Gallery, Pomona College, Claremont, CA.

April 1992

World Wall: A Vision of the Future Without Fear, Santa Barbara Sunken Gardens, Santa Barbara, CA. Supported by Santa Barbara County Arts Commission.

February 1992

Judith F. Baca: Sites and Insights, 1974-1992, 20-Year Retrospective, Nelson Fine Arts Center, Tempe, Arizona.

July – September 1991

The Great Wall to the ‘World Wall: From the Neighborhood to the Global’, Experimental Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

April 1991

World Wall: A Vision of the Future Without Fear, Plaza de La Raza, Los Angeles, CA. La Opinion Promotional Insert for Exhibition.

1990

World Wall: A Vision of the Future Without Fear, Gorky Park, Moscow, USSR. Sponsored by the sons and daughters of Enemies of the State.

1990

World Wall: A Vision of the Future Without Fear, Joensuu, Finland. Sponsored by Joensuu Song Festival: A Meeting of the Worlds.

1989

World Wall: A Vision of the Future Without Fear, Social and Public Art Resource Center, Venice, CA.

1985

One Woman Show All School Gallery, Sepulveda Jr. High School, Los Angeles, CA.

1985

Wall Approaches, University Art Gallery, Riverside, CA.

1984

The Great Wall of Los Angeles: Anatomy of a Mural, Social and Public Art Resource Center, Venice, CA.

1980-1981

The Great Wall of Los Angeles, Matrix Gallery, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum, Hartford, Connecticut.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2024

January 18 – April 28, 2024

Seeing Chicanx: The Durón Family Collection, The Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, CA.

2023

December 6 – 10, 2023

 A Look at Brockman Gallery (1967-1990)  ( Parrasch Heijnen Gallery, Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami, Fl.

September 21, 2023

In Your Face: Chicano Art after CARA (AltaMed Collection: 30 years after CARA / post-1985 works), in partnership with National Museum of the American Latino (Smithsonian), Cervantino Festival, Guanajuato, Mexico.

September 21, 2023

Latino Treasures Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington DC.

July 6 – August 27, 2023

In Your Face: Chicano Art after CARA (AltaMed Collection: 30 years after CARA / post-1985 works), Instituto Cultural de México en Alemania, Berlin, Germany.

June 17, 2023 – January 2024

Xican–a.o.x. Body, The Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art & Culture of the Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA.

June 13 – 18, 2023

The Abstract Figure, Jeffrey Deitch, Art Basel 2023, Basel.

May 13 – August 20, 2023

Sages, Museum of Art and History (MOAH), Lancaster, CA.

May 5 – June 1, 2023

La Onda Chicana, Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, CT.

February 15-19, 2023

Matriarchal Mural, LA Art Show, LA Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA. Organized by Museum of Latin American Art.

March – June 2023

In Your Face: Chicano Art after CARA (AltaMed Collection: 30 years after CARA / post-1985 works), Instituto Cultural de México en Alemania, Berlin, Germany.

2022

September 15, 2022 – January, 2023

In Your Face: Chicano Art after CARA (AltaMed Collection: 30 years after CARA / post-1985 works), Instituto Cervantes, Rome, Italy.

May 13 – August 20, 2022

Xicanx: Dreamers + Changemakers/Xicanx: Soñadores + Creadores del Cambio, University of British Colombia, Museum of Anthropology, Canada.

May 12, 2022 – Oct 2022

Xicanx: Dreamers + Changemakers/Xicanx: Soñadores + Creadores del Cambio, University of British Colombia, Museum of Anthropology, Canada.

March 18, 2022 – August 14, 2022

L.A. Memo: Chicana/o Art from 1972-1989, AltaMed, LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes. Co-curated by Rafael Barrientos Martínez, Los Angeles, CA

2021

November 13, 2021 – March 13, 2022

Full Circle: A Return to the Land, Descanso Gardens, Los Angeles, CA. Curated by Lynn LaBate.

October 9, 2021 – June 19, 2022

Poetic Justice: Judith F. Baca, Mildred Howard, and Jaune Quick-to See-Smith, New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

July 15, 2021 – January 3rd, 2022

Axis Mundo: Queer Networks in Chicano L.A., Museum of Contemporary Art (moCa), Cleveland.

March 12 – April 12, 2021

“POWHER” A Celebration of Women in Visual Arts, SugarPressArt.com.

2020

August 18, 2020

Women Inspire: California Women Changing Our World, Google Arts and Culture, California Museum, Sacramento, CA.

March  – June 2020

Building Bridges in Time of Wall: Chicano/Mexican Art from Los Angeles to Mexico, AltaMed’s Centro Cultural Tijuana (CECUT), Tijuana, Baja California.

2019

Fall 2019 – June 2020

Work on Loan: Hitting the Wall Drawings, Wing Salon LA, Lolita Cross.

2019-2020

Art After Stonewall: Sexual Identity and Politics 1969-89 in the United States, Grey Art Gallery, New York University and Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, NYC (April 19-July 21, 2019); The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, Miami, FL (September 14, 2019-January 6, 2020); Columbus Museum of Art, New Haven, CT (March 6-May 31, 2020).

September 10 – December 7, 2019

Queer Forms, Katherine E. Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, MN.

March 2019

Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-1985, Nasher Museum of Art, Durham, NC.

March 8 – August 4, 2019

Qué Chola, National Hispanic Cultural Center Art Museum in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

January 26 – March 21, 2019

Valley Girl Redefined, Brand Library and Art Center, Glendale, CA.

January 17‒May 5, 2019

Estampas Chicanas, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX.

2018

2018 – 2019

The US-Mexico Border: Place, Imagination, and Possibility, Maisons Folies Wazemmes, Lille, France (April 27 – July 28, 2019); 516 ARTS, Albuquerque, New Mexico (January 27 – April 7, 2018); Craft & Folk Art Museum (CAFAM), Los Angeles, CA (September 10, 2017 – January 7, 2018).

2018 – 2020

Axis Mundo: Queer Networks in Chicano L.A., The Gund Gallery, Kenyon College, Ohio (January – April, 2020); Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts (September 6 – December 9, 2019); Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX (April 4, 2019); Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art, Las Vegas (January 11 – March 16, 2019); Denver, Colorado (November – Dec 2, 2018); Hunter College Art Galleries, New York (June 22nd – August 19, 2018); ONE Gallery, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, West Hollywood, and the Pacific Design Center, Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles (September 9 – December 31, 2017), as part of Getty Initiative, Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA. Curated by C. Ondine Chavoya and David Evans Frantz. Exhibition tour organized by Independent Curators International (ICI).

2018 – 2019

Building Bridges in Time of Wall: Chicano/Mexican Art from Los Angeles to Mexico (Construyendo puentes en epoca de muros: Arte Chicano/Mexicano de Los Angeles a Mexico), Museo de las Artes de la Universidad de Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico (December 2019 – March 2020); Museo de los Pintores Oaxaqueños (MUPO), Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico (August – November 2019); Museo Siete Regiones, Acapulco, Mexico (July 2019); Centro de las Artes, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico (March 28 – June 3, 2019); Centro Cultural Clavijero in Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico (November 28, 2018 – March 10, 2019); Museo de Arte Carillo Gil, Ciudad Mexico (September 21 – November 25, 2018). AltaMed’s touring exhibition.

October 2, 2018 ‒ January 13, 2019

Pop América, 1965–1975, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX.

September 2018 – January 2019

The History of California in La Reina de Los Ángeles, Sturt Haaga Gallery, Descanso Gardens, La Cañada Flintridge, CA.

August 25, 2018 – January 27, 2019

INK, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA.

September 15 – November 4, 2018

The 25th Anniversary of De Colores Art Show: Santuary/Santuario, Santa Paula Art Museum, Santa Paula, CA.

August 21 – September 29, 2018

Entre Tinta y Lucha, 45 Years of Self Help Graphics & Art, Self Help Graphics, CSULA Fine Arts Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

August 2 – September 1, 2018

Dialectics of Isolation: An Exhibition of Third World Women Artists of the United States, A.I.R. Gallery, New York. Curated by Ana Mendieta in the 80s. 

February 9 – May 5, 2018

People of the Earth: Life and Culture of the Tongva, Santa Monica History Museum, Santa Monica, CA.

2017

2017

Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-1985, Pinacoteca, Sao Paulo, Brazil (August 25 – November 24, 2018); Brooklyn Museum, New York (April 13 – July 22, 2018); Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA (September 15, 2017 to January 1, 2018). As part of Getty Initiative, Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA.

November 11 – December 30, 2017

Ghetto Gloss | The Chicana Avant-Garde, 1980-2010, Bermudez Projects space, Cypress Park, Los Angeles, CA. Participating Galleries Program of the Getty Initiative, Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA and in partnership with the AltaMed Art Collection.

October 15, 2016 – February 25, 2017

Tastemakers & Earthshakers: Notes from L.A. Youth Culture, 1943-2016, Vincent Price Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA.

October 14 – December 16, 2017

The Great Wall of Los Angeles: Judith F. Baca’s Experimentations in Collaboration and Concrete, CSUN Art Galleries, Northridge, CA. Curated by Mario Ontiveros. As part of Getty Initiative, Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA.

September 15, 2017

Ayer y Todavia, Museum of Ventura County, Ventura, CA.

March 2017

LA Starts Here! Mexican and Mexican American history in Los Angeles, LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes, Los Angeles, CA. Permanent installation.

October 15, 2016 – February 25, 2017

Tastemakers & Earthshakers: Notes from L.A. Youth Culture, 1943-2016, Vincent Price Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA.

May 10, 2015 – August 2, 2015

Drawing in LA: The 1960s and 1970s, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA.

April 15 – May 29, 2015

Left Coast: California Political Art, The James Gallery, Center for the Humanities, CUNY, New York.

February 26 – March 27, 2015

Women In Art ~ Herstories Exhibition, LH Horton Jr Gallery, San Joaquin Delta College, Stockton, CA.

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