Megan Reed
Works in Los Angeles

Education
MFA, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA, 2015
MA, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL, 2001
Parsons School of Design, Graduate Painting Program, New York, NY, 1999
BFA, New York University, New York, NY, 1996
 
Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions
2017
Rabble-Rousers, Johansson Projects, Oakland, CA (with Jennie Ottinger, curated by Kimberly Johansson)
2016
Trilitongue, Trilithong, Trilithon, QUALITY, Oakland, CA
Teenage Mountain, Land and Sea, Oakland, CA 
2011
Tuning In, Zughaus Gallery, Berkeley, CA
2010
Megan Reed - New Work, Unit 24 Gallery, London, England

Group Exhibitions
2018
Order My Steps, Brooklyn Studios for Dance, New York, NY (curated by Amelia Brod & Ryan Frank)
MTV RE:Define Auction for Dallas Contemporary & Staying Alive Foundation, Dallas, TX
2017
Takeover, Alter Space Gallery, San Francisco, CA (curated by Serena Cole)
Our Archive, a Site of Making for 20 Artists, Past & Present, Work by CTRL+SHFT Collective, Adobe Books Backroom Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Connect & Collect: 37th Annual Art Exhibition and Auction, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
Tiny Bubbles, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA (curated by Steven Wolf)
Relay, CTRL+SHFT, Oakland, CA (curated by Hannah Perrine Mode and Sophie Lourdes Knight)
California College of the Arts Gala Exhibition (curated by Lisa Jonas Taylor)
San Francisco Art Market--featured installation (with Johansson Projects)
ME, Nous Tous Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (curated by Rachel Cardenas Stallings and Natalie Neal)
Apollo on Earth, H I L D E, Los Angeles, CA (curated by Hilde Helphenstein)
Zoo Labs, Oakland, CA (two-person show with James Chronister, guest curated by Et Al, San Francisco, CA)
2016
Pop Up, CTRL+SHFT, Oakland, CA
Landfill/Bedrock, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA (curated by Nick Makanna & Andres Guerrero)
A Feeling of Filling, Thirdspace, San Jose, CA (curated by Tosha Stimage)
Monster Drawing Rally, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
Rabbit Rabbit, Big Bad Bettie Press, Boulder, CO
Parking Lot Art Fair, San Francisco, CA (with CTRL+SHFT Collective)
Soft Serve, CTRL+SHFT, Oakland CA
2015
Beyond the Established Order, College Avenue Galleries, Oakland, CA
Daydreamer, QUALITY, Oakland, CA (curated by Ben Quinn)
Art Escapists, Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA (curated by Monica Lundy)
Clyde & Co Community Art Project Exhibition, San Francisco, CA
Monster Drawing Rally, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
CCA MFA Exhibition, San Francisco, CA 
Parking Lot Art Fair, San Francisco, CA
New American Paintings, MFA AnnualIssue #117
All You Can Eat, University of Nevada, Las Vegas 
MFA Now 2015, Root Division, San Francisco, CA 
2014
Walls Fall Away, Center Gallery, CCA, San Francisco, CA (curated by Megan Atherton)
Horny Magic, Center Gallery, CCA, San Francisco, CA
Look into My Eyes, College Avenue Galleries, CCA, Oakland, CA
Refraction, Lobot Gallery, Oakland, CA (curated by Emily Ebba Reynolds)
Civic Arts Exhibition, City of Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
2013
Monster Drawing Rally, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
Civic Arts Exhibition, City of Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
Congregating, David Brower Center, Berkeley CA; (curated by Rene de Guzman, Cheryl Haines & Ann Hatch)
TRANSPORT: Where we go from here, Pro Arts, Oakland, CA
2012
Wonder!, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
Beauty, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA, (curated by Katrina Traywick & Glen Helfand)
America, M-Fer!, On the Corner, Campbell, CA, (curated by Sarah Cruz)
Summer National Juried Exhibition, MarinMOCA, Novato, CA, Lucinda Barnes, juror
Cover art for "The Death of Flying Things" - collection of poetry by Gabriel Welsch
2011
New American Paintings, No. 97 Pacific Coast Issue, Anne Ellegood, juror
Studio Visit Magazine, Fall 2011, Ian Berry, juror
Cerebral Variety Circus, The Straddler, IRT, New York, NY
2004
Identity Crisis, Delta Axis @ Marshall Arts, Memphis, TN, (curated by Keren Kroul)
 
Awards/Residencies
Facebook AIR Program, Menlo Park, CA, 2018, Permanent Commission Installation
Artist-in-Residence #163, Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL, with Sanford Biggers 
Clyde & Co Community Art Project Award, San Francisco, CA, 2015-16
CCA Graduate Painting Teaching Fellowship, San Francisco, CA 2015-16
Rex Ray Material Support Award, San Francisco, CA, 2015
Dedalus Foundation MFA Fellowship Nominee, 2015
CCA MFA Scholarship, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA, 2013-15
Artist-in-Residence, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, 2013 
Bay Van Art Registry Selected Artist, 2011-13 Oakland, CA
Dean's Scholarship, Parsons School of Design, 1999
Oscar Kolin MFA Fellowship, Parsons School of Design, 1999
Graduate Teaching Fellowship, Southern Illinois University, 1998-2001
Dean's Scholarship, New York University, 1992-96

Professional Experience
Founding member, CTRL+SHFT Collective, Oakland, CA, 2015
Lecturer, Painting I,  California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA, 2016
Adjunct Faculty, Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA, 2007-2015
Guest Critic, Sophomore Caucus, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA, 2015
Teaching Assistant, Sculpture I (Mia Feuer, prof.). California College of the Arts, 2014
Guest Lecturer, Chromophobia (Terri Friedman, prof.), California College of the Arts, 2014
Teaching Assistant, NY Studio (Linda Geary, prof.), California College of the Arts, 2014
Guest Critic, Painting 3 (Jovi Schnell, professor), California College of the Arts, 2013
Studio Assistant to Nene Humphrey, New York, NY, 1999-2000 
Artist Assistant to Jo Andres and Steve Buscemi, Brooklyn, NY, 1996-1997 
 
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