STEUART PITTMAN

Born 1985, Chicago, Illinois
Lives and works in Oakland, California

EDUCATION

2009 M.F.A. Mills College, Oakland, California
2007 B.A. Knox College, Magna Cum Laude, Galesburg, Illinois

EXHIBITIONS

2013
"FORMALITIES," Johansson Projects, Oakland, California

2010
"NOWHERE / ANYWHERE," Blankspace Gallery, Oakland, California

2008
"CUSTOMS," Andrew Ütt Gallery, Oakland, California

2007
"HARVEST," Sculpture Building, Mills College, Oakland, California
"ENTASIS," Ford Center for Fine Art, Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013
"Homecoming Exhibit: 6 Knox Artists," Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois

2012
"DocumentO" Krowswork, Oakland, California, Curated by Jasmine Moorhead
"Pizza Show" Pony Club Gallery, Portland, Oregon, Curated by Luke Forsyth

2011
"Manic Episode 2" Reynolds Gallery, Jeanette Powell Art Center, University of the Pacific, Stockton, California
"Manic Episode 2" Brickhouse Gallery, Sacramento, California

2010
Alumni Group Exhibit, Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois
"Forasteros," Dancing Elephant Projects, Bogotá, Colombia
"Winter Group Exhibit," BayVAN, Oakland, California

2009
"Contemporary Works from the Cleve Carney Collection," Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, Illinois
"Fresh Young Things," JayJay Gallery, Sacramento, California
"Young Americans," M.F.A. Exhibition, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, California

2008
Blankspace Gallery, Oakland, California

AWARDS / HONORS

2012
SFMOMA SECA Award Nominee

2010
SFMOMA SECA Award Nominee

2009
Jay DeFeo M.F.A. Award, Mills College
Trefethen Fellowship Merit Award, Mills College

LECTURES / SCREENINGS / PERFORMANCE / ETC.

2014
L@TE Friday Nights at BAM/PFA: "Talkies, Featuring Ron Lynch & Sad Vicious," Programmed by George Chen, Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, California
14th Annual Monster Drawing Rally, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, California
The Steve Allen Theater at the Center for Inquiry, Hollywood, California
"Postal Mortem," a Jennie Ottinger Production, with Packard Jennings and Scott Vermeire, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, California
“Four Perspectives on Joseph Campbell,” Humboldt State University, Arcata, California
The 13th Annual San Francisco Sketchfest Comedy Festival
100 Performances for the Hole, SOMArts, San Francisco, California

2013
Mills College Painting Department, Oakland, California
Panel Discussion, Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois
"Video Renegades: Experimental Video at Mills," Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, California
"Sad Vicious Slays Will Brown: FRIDAY THE 13TH, Nightmare On Auto Park Drive," Will Brown, San Francisco, California
The Steve Allen Theater at the Center for Inquiry, Hollywood, California
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California
13th Annual Monster Drawing Rally, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, California
SFMOMA Future Countdown Live, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San
Francisco, California
Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, California
The 12th Annual San Francisco Sketchfest Comedy Festival
"Only A Signal Shown," Curated by Jonn Herschend, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, California

2012
Mills College MFA Graduate Seminar Visiting Artist Lecture Series, Oakland, California
12th Annual Monster Drawing Rally, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, California

2011
"The Shadowshopper Network @ Shadowshop Final
Days," with Packard Jennings and Scott Vermeire, curated by Frank
Smigiel with Stephanie Syjuco, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San
Francisco, California
Subterranean Arthouse, Berkeley, California
"21 Projects x 21 days x 21 Hours," Royal NoneSuch Gallery, Oakland, California
Ghosttown Gallery, Oakland, California
11th Annual Monster Drawing Rally, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, California

2010
"West of the Wonder Wheel: Carnival Reception" an
Exhibition of the work of Samara Halperin, curated by Daniel Nevers,
Southern Exposure, San Francisco, California
"It's Only Rock and Roll," Truesilver Union, San Francisco, California
"Circular Time," a stage production by Packard Jennings, Intersection For the Arts, San Francisco, California
"Sideshow Happening," Root Division, San Francisco, California
Royal NoneSuch Gallery @ Temescal Street Cinema, Oakland, California

2009
"FILMNIGHT 1.0," Swarm Gallery, Oakland, California

2008
Timken Lecture Hall, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, California
LoBot Gallery, Oakland, California

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2014
"Artist Project: Live Radio Auction," @ Art Practical, with Wonderment Consortium, curated by Jonn Herschend, July 2014

2013
Palmer, Tamara. "Sad Vicious Throws Holiday Party,"@ NBC Bay Area, December 2013
Rosen, Ariel. "Review: 'Formalities' featuring Dan Grayber and Steuart Pittman at Johansson Projects, Oakland," @ San Francisco Arts Quarterly, October 2013
"Formalities: Dan Grayber and Steuart Pittman at Johansson Projects" @ Oakland Art Enthusiast, October 2013
Smigiel, Frank, "A Producer's Journal, or Judgement A-Go-Go," from Contemporary Art: 1989 to the Present, edited by and Suzanne Hudson, Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, West Sussex, UK

2012
Pittman, Steuart, Brochure Essay, "John Fraser, Selected Works, 1991-2012," Draewell Gallery, Judson University, Elgin, IL, October 2012
Hoffberger, Chase. Kickstopper: An 'inspirational' papier-mâché statue of Tom Hanks, @ The Daily Dot, July 2012
Harbour, Aaron. documentO @ Krowswork - Oakland, CA, @ ARTCARDS, June 2012
Harmanci, Reyhan. Is Kickstarter Getting Punk'd? @ BuzzFeed, June 2012
Chaney, Jen. Tom Hanks could become a high school statue if someone will just pony up $10K, @ The Washington Post, June 2012
McFarland, Kevin. Inspirational Tom Hanks-in-Cast Away statue subject of the world's most important Kickstarter campaign, @ The Onion A.V. Club, June 2012

2011
Pobric, Pac. A Conversation with Painter Steuart Pittman, @ On-Verge: Alternative Art Criticism, December 2011
"Steuart Pittman: Photography & Painting" @ Painters' Table, December 2011

2010
Cheng, DeWitt. NOWHERE / ANYWHERE, East Bay Express, February 2010
Gannon, Victoria. NOWHERE / ANYWHERE @ Flavorpill San Francisco, February 2010
"Steuart Pittman: NOWHERE/ANYWHERE, Blankspace Gallery, Oakland, CA," @ MINUS SPACE, February 2010

2009
Stoked Americans, KQED Gallery Crawl Video, May 2009
Young Americans, Mills College M.F.A. Exhibition Catalog, May 2009, featuring essays by Terri Cohn and Glen Helfand
Dalkey, Victoria. "Picked fresh from the field of fine art," The Sacramento Bee, July 2009

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

The Neiman Marcus Art Collection
The Knox College Art Collection
The Ellington Collection, Oakland, CA
The Cleve Carney Collection, Chicago, IL

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