­Sayre Gomez

Born 1982, Chicago, Il.

Lives and works in Los Angeles, Ca.

Solo Exhibitions


X-Scapes, François Ghebaly, Los Angeles, Ca.

Frieze NY, (Solo Presentation), François Ghebaly, Los Angeles, Ca.


The Cabinet & The Vitrine, Nagel/Draxler, Berlin, DE.

Independent, (Solo Presentation), Ghebaly Gallery/ Nagel Draxler, NYC, Ny.

ART021 Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair, (Solo Presentation) Ghebaly Gallery, Shanghai, CN.


Déjà vu, Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca.


Illustration, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, BE.

Feelings II, Michael Jon Gallery, Miami, FL.


Collections and Accumulations, Galerie Nagel/Draxler, Cologne, DE.


I’m Different Francois Ghebaly, Los Angeles, Ca.

I’m Different II Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt, DE.

Art Basel Miami Beach (with JPW3), Michael Jon Gallery, Miami Fl.


Slippery, The HOLE, New York City, Ny.

This Is to Sink, Michael Jon Gallery, Miami, Fl.


Windows and Mirrors, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, Il.

Windows and Mirrors, New Capital, Chicago, Il.

ZZYZX, (with JPW3), Las Cienegas Projects, Los Angeles, Ca.


Self Expression or Fog & Other Works, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Berlin, DE.

Self Expression, Fourteen 30 Contemporary, Portland, Or.


Painting, 2nd Cannons, Los Angeles, Ca.


Formal Exercise, Sandroni Rey, Los Angeles, Ca.

Meaning, D300 Gallery, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, Ca.


New Work, Mint Gallery, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, Ca.

Selected Group Exhibitions


Alternate Realities – Selection of Works from the Collection – Summer Arsenal Contemporary, Montreal, Canada

Make Believe, curated by Bruce W. Ferguson, Magenta Plains, New York, USA


The Artist is Present, Yuz Museum, Shanghai, CN. (Curated by Maurizio Cattelan)

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Liquid Dreams, Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

This is a Pipe: Realism and the Found Object in Contemporary Art, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, Il.

Fun House, Josh Lilley Gallery, London, UK

An Homage to Hollis Benton, Over the Influence, Los Angeles, USA (curated by Aaron Moulton)


Skip Tracer, M.Leblanc, Chicago, Il.

True Lies, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca.

Unobstructed Views, Hawkins Ferry House / MOCAD, Detroit, Mi.


Le Domaine Enchanté, Galleria Acappella, Naples, IT.

THINGS, Soccer Club Club, Chicago, Il. (Organized by Becca Mann)


The lazy sunbathers, Sies + Höke Galerie, Düsseldorf, DE.

Tower, IBID, London, UK.

A Painted Horse By Joe Sola, Tif Sigfrids Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca.          

Eagles II, Marlborough Gallery, Madrid, ES.

Three Day Weekend: Party in the Back, Blum and Poe, Los Angeles, Ca.


24/7, Monte Carlo, Miami, FL (Curated by Brooklyn Rail)

Trust (Vita Vel Regula) Fluxia, Milan, IT.

Another Cats Show, 356 Mission Road, Los Angeles, Ca.

Inaugural Group Show, Loudhailer, Los Angeles, Ca.

Unfinished Season, Nagel/Draxler, Cologne, DE.

The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of, Clearing, Brooklyn, Ny.

T,O,U,C,H,I,N,G, Robert Blumenthal Gallery, NYC, Ny.

Buying Friends: The Kortman Collection, Urban Institute for Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, Mi.


Culm, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca.

Always Yours, Des Objets Manques, Des Monuments, Balice Hertling, Paris, FR.

More Young Americans, Organized by Marc-Olivier Wahler and Susanne Van Hagen, Hotel De Miramion, Paris, FR.

Z2, Samuel Freeman Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca.


Deep Space, Francois Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca.

Le Idee Fixe, Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles, Ca.

Feelings, Michael Jon Gallery, Miami, Fl.

Chiasmus: Zones of Political and Aesthetic Imagination, University of California at Irvine,

University Art Gallery, Irvine, Ca.


Sayre Gomez, Sean Townley, and Bobbi Woods, Luis De Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles.

The Unseen, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance Ca.

Alptraum!, The Company, Los Angeles, Ca.


California Dreamin’ curated by Fred Hofmann, Portugal Arte 10, Lisbon, Portugal.


Other People’s Projects, White Columns, New York, Ny.

The Awful Parenthesis, curated by Aram Moshayedi, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca.

Boothfle Booth – Booth: Deux Doox Hollywood Bienniel, Pauline Gallery, Los Angeles.

Recent Editions, 2nd Cannons, Los Angeles, Ca.

Under a Vanishing Night, Fourteen 30 Contemporary, Portland, Or.

Amplifying the Twilight, Ampersand International, San Francisco, Ca.


Hard Rain, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Berlin, DE.

Constellation, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, Il.

Some Young Los Angeles Artists, Cardwell Jimmerson Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca.

Mr. Reverse Psychology, Norma Desmond Presents , curated by Luciano Perna, Los Angeles, Ca.

We Want A New Object: CalArts Graduation Exhibition, Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles, Ca.


Truth: Choi Jeong Hwa, In Collaboration with Choi Jeong Hwa, REDCAT, Los Angeles, Ca.

CalArts Graduate Mid-Residency Exhibition, Lime Gallery, Valencia, CA.


Drunk Vs. Stoned, Gavin Brown, New York, Ny.


2008  MFA, California Institute of the Arts.

2005  BFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Public Collections

Maricano Art Foundation

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Rubell Family Collection

Curatorial Projects


Meanwhile in Lonesome Valley, Loudhailer Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca.


Culm, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca. (Co-Organized with JPW3)


Le Idee Fixe, Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles, Ca.


Sayre Gomez, Sean Townley, and Bobbi Woods, Luis De Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca.

Special Projects


Artist in Residence: Budapest Art Factory, Budapest, HU.


Untitled Window: Site Specific installation in the offices at LA><Art, Los Angeles, Ca.



Slanted C/O MAGMA Brand Design, “BRIGHT: Typography Between Illustration and Art” DAAB, Frankfurt, DE.


Gavin, Francesca. “100 New Artists”, Lawrence King Publishers, London, UK.

Motley, John. “Stay Time: A Year of Writing With Fourteen 30 Contemporary”, Publication Studio Co-published Fourteen 30 Press, Portland,Or.



Elbaum, Sarah. Sayre Gomez Francois Ghebaly Gallery/Los Angeles, Artillery, 1/6/15


Breukel, Claire. Art Basel Miami Beach: A Day At the Fair, Function & Modernity, 8/12/2014

Diehl, Travis. Critic’s Pick Los Angeles, Art Forum, 12/18/14

Griffin, Jonathan. Sayre Gomez’s “I’m Different” and JPW3’s “32 Leaves, I Don’t The Face of Smoke”, Art Agenda, 11/15/14

Knight, Christopher. Review Sayre Gomez at Francios Ghebaly Gallery, LA Times, 11/10/14

Muller, Dominikus and Nedo, Kito, Eau de Cologne, Frieze DE. 12/19/14

Sayre Gomez at the Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurter General Newspaper, 12/12/14

The Editors of ARTnews, Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 Preview: Part 3, ARTnews. 11/26/14

Viglucci, Andres, Morrissey Siobhan, and Wooldridge, Jane. Happy art, happy people on opening day or Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami Herald, 12/11/2014


Johnson, Ken. Xstraction, New York, 6/6/2013


Diehl, Travis. Sayre Gomez and J.Patrick Walsh III, Critics’ Picks,, 6/2011.

Thompson, Courtney R. The Economies of Transparency,, 11/21/2011.

Martinez, Alanna. ARTINFO’s 10 International Art Picks,,  11/23/2011.


Ned Holte, Micahael, Boofthle Booth-Booth:Deux Doox-Hollywood Biennial, ARTFORUM, 4/2009.

Libby, Brian, Under a Vanishing Night, The Oregonian