BIOGRAPHY

Born 1963 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

 

EDUCATION

1994

Kunstakademie Düsseldorf (class of Bernd Becher), Düsseldorf, Germany

1992

MFA, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

1986

AB, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

1998

James Van Damme Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

 

Selections from the Permanent Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2003

Drawbridges, Casey Kaplan Gallery, New York, NY

2016

Photographs and Chemical Pictures, Franz Josef Albers Museum Quadrat, Bochum, Germany

 

Coal Seam redux, Peter Blum Gallery, New York, NY

 

Chemical Pictures, ACME., Los Angeles, CA

2015

Coal Seam redux, kunstwerden, Essen, Germany

 

Coal Seam, Bergwerk Prosper-Haniel, NADA Art Fair, New York, NY (curated solo booth/ACME)

2014

ACME, Los Angeles

 

Safetyville (selection), ACME, Los Angeles

2011

New Projects, ACME., Los Angeles, CA

2008

Street Furniture, ACME., Los Angeles, CA

2007

Casey Kaplan, New York, NY

2006

Juncture, ACME., Los Angeles, CA

2005

Drawbridges, Galerie Ilka Bree, Bordeaux, France

 

Drawbridges, Galerie Lisa Ruyter, Vienna, Austria

 

Mound Postcard Posters, Harwood Museum of Art, University of New Mexico, Taos, NM

2003

Drawbridges, ACME., Los Angeles, CA

2002

Traffic, ACME., Los Angeles, CA

 

Majestic Sprawl: Some Los Angeles Photography, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA

 

Observatory Circle, Galerie Gisela Capitain, Köln, Germany

2001

Miles Coolidge: Central Valley, Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS, ACME., Los Angeles, CA

2000

Galerie Jennifer Flay, Paris, France

 

Orange County Museum, Newport Beach, CA

 

Mattawa, Casey Kaplan, New York, NY

1998

Central Valley, Casey Kaplan, New York, NY

 

Central Valley, ACME., Los Angeles, CA

 

Moundbuilders Golf Course, ACME., Los Angeles, CA

1996

Elevator Pictures, Casey Kaplan, New York, NY

 

Garage Pictures, ACME., Santa Monica, CA

 

Garage Pictures, Casey Kaplan, New York, NY

 

Safetyville, ACME., Santa Monica, CA

1994

Elevator Pictures, Los Angeles Center for Photographic Studies, Hollywood, CA

1992

In Its Place, Main Gallery, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

 

TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2013

Double Helix (with Amy Russell), Jose Druidus-Biada Gallery, Mount St. Mary's College, Los Angeles, CA

 

Josh Peters & Miles Coolidge, HUGE, Los Angeles, CA

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016

Things Themselves: Salvatore Arancio, Jeff Baij, Miles Coolidge, Alice Ewing, Jesse Greenberg, Angus McCullough, Paul Salveson, Jessica Sanders, curated by Zully Adler, Vernon Gardens, Vernon CA

 

Passage, ACME., Los Angeles, CA

 

Some Lifestyle Options, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA (curated by Jan Tumlir)

2015

Reconstructions; Recent Photographs and Video from the Met Collection, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

2014

20 Years of ACME., ACME., Los Angeles, CA

 

Road Trip: Photography of the American West from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Musée des Beaux-Artes de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France

 

American Scene Photography, NSU Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL

2013

Symbolic Landscape, University Art Gallery, UC Irvine, Irvine, CA

 

Landscape into Abstraction, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA

2012

Making Sense, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

2011

WP9, Night Gallery, Los Angeles

2010

Reflection: 15 Years, Casey Kaplan Gallery, New York, NY

 

Der Rote Bulli, NRW-Forum Düsseldorf, Germany [catalogue]

2009

Surface Tension: Contemporary Photographs from the Collection, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

2008

Lure, Galerie Frank Elbaz, Paris, France

 

Los Angeles Now, Las Vegas Art Museum, Las Vegas, NV

2007

Sweet Bird of Youth, World Class Boxing, Miami, FL

 

Visiting Faculty Exhibition, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

 

Been Up So Long It Looks Like Down to Me, Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver, BC

 

Art in America Now, Shanghai Museum of Art, China

 

Eloi: Stumbling Towards Paradise, California Museum of Photography, Riverside, CA

 

Imaging + Imagining California, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA

 

Re-SITE-ing the West: Contemporary Photographs from the Permanent Collection, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

 

From Close to Home: Recent Acquisitions of Los Angeles Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

 

Now Is the Winter, Projekt Fabrika, Moscow, Russia

 

Hidden in Plain Sight: Contemporary Photographs from the Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

2006

First the Artist Defines Meaning, Camera Austria, Graz, Austria

 

Modern Photographs from the Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

 

Studio City, Tal Ester Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

 

Studio City, Contemporary Photography from Los Angeles, Pescali & Sprovieri, London, England

 

Artists of a Class, Dunster House, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

2005

The Party, Casey Kaplan, New York, NY

2003

ACME, Inman, Inman Gallery, Houston, TX

 

Miles Coolidge, Kevin Hanley, Darcy Huebler, & Aaron Morse, ACME., Los Angeles, CA

 

Sightseeing: Austrian Triennial of Photography, Graz, Austria

 

Imperfect Innocence, Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD, & Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, FL

 

Incidence urbaine, Galerie Beaumontpublic, Luxembourg

2002

Majestic Sprawl, Pasadena Museum of Contemporary Art, Pasadena, CA

 

Out of Place: Contemporary Art & the Architectural Uncanny, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

 

Strolling Through an Ancient Shrine and Garden, co-curated by Chip Tom and ACME., ACME., Los Angeles, CA

 

Global Address, Fisher Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

 

New Acquisitions, New Work, New Directions 3: Contemporary Selections, Los Angeles

 

County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

 

Faculty Exhibition, University Art Gallery, University of California at Irvine, CA

2001

The Wedding Show, Casey Kaplan 10-6, New York, NY

 

Trade, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Köln, Germany

 

New Settlements, Nikolaj Contemporary Art Center, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

Phigment, Irvine Fine Arts Center, UC Irvine, Irvine, CA

 

OUTLOOK earth scaped, Sam Francis Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

 

Beyond Boundaries: Contemporary Photography in California, Friends of Photography, San Francisco, CA

2000

Beyond Boundaries: Contemporary Photography in California, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA

 

Beyond Boundaries: Contemporary Photography in California, Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA

 

Made in California 1900-2000, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

 

Flight Patterns, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

 

Supermodel, MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA

 

Escape_space, Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal-Unterowisheim, Germany

 

Unapocalyptic: The Future That Never Was, Fisher Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

1999

Photography: an expanded view, recent acquisitions, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain

 

Photography: an expanded view, recent acquisitions, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY

 

City of Los Angeles Individual Artists Grants 1999, Barnsdall Art Park, Los Angeles, CA

 

Tomorrow Forever - Photography as a Ruin, Kunsthalle Krems, Krems, Austria

 

Sliding Scale, curated by Ron Platt South Eastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston Salem, NC

 

Thinking Aloud, Camden Arts Center, London, England

 

Thinking Aloud, Cornerhouse, Manchester, England

1998

Thinking Aloud, Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, England

 

June/July, Casey Kaplan, New York, NY

 

Urban Landscapes, Victoria Miro Gallery, London, England

 

New Ways of Living, Royal College of Art, London, England

 

Sightings, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, England

 

Landscapes, Meyerson & Nowinski, Seattle, WA

1997

Stills: Emerging Photography in the 1990's, curated by Douglas Fogle, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

 

Elsewhere, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA

 

Elsewhere, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA

 

Inside Story, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

Defamiliar: Julie Becker, Miles Coolidge, Thomas Demand, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA

 

The Big Picture: Recent Acquisitions in Photography, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

 

Angel Hair - EX.LA., Dogenhaus Galerie Leipzig, curated by Michael Kapinos, Leipzig, Germany

 

Transport, Post, Los Angeles, CA

 

World Speak Dumb, Karen Lovegrove, Melbourne, Australia

1996

The Lie of the Land, University Art Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA


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