Lauralee Pope

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Lives and works in Aspen, Colorado and Los Angeles, California

2013 M.F.A. California Institute of the Arts
2002 B.F.A. with Honors, Otis College of Art and Design
2001 Yale University, Norfolk Summer of Art

Solo Exhibitions
2013 Forever Painting, Main Gallery, Valencia, CA
2012 Suburban Lights, L-Shape Gallery, Valencia, CA
2012 The Rumpus Room, Annex #12, Valencia, CA

Group Exhibitions and Events

2018  Paint the House Blue, Nick Aguayo, Lisa Anne Auerbach, Hayley Barker, Chaparral Studio, Alice Clements, Carrie Cook, Alika Cooper, Akina Cox, Gillian Davis, Gracie DeVito, Yasmine Diaz, Jaye Fishel/Bullhorn Press, J Frede, Rochele Gomez, Daniel Ingroff, Patrick Jackson, Lauren Kim, Joseph Imhauser, Gregory Michael Hernandez, Simone Montemurno, Justin Olerud, David P. Earle, Esther Pearl Watson, Paul Pescador, Lauralee Pope, Gala Porras-Kim, Soyoung Shin, Astri Swendsrud, Mark Todd, Ariane Vielmetter, Celeste Voce, Chanel Von Habsburg Lothringen, Margaret Wappler, Fleurette West, Rosha Yaghmai and Iris Yirei Hu. Organized by Akina Cox and Arianne Vielmetter, Elephant Art Space, Los Angeles, CA

2017  Contact Improvisation, Alice Clements, Lauralee Pope Sandy Di Lissovoy, Organized by Alice Clements, Santora Gallery, Santa Ana, CA

2016  Humble Pie, Works By: Krista Buecking, Mary Hill, Anton Lieberman, Claire Nereim, Marcus Perez, Lauralee Pope, Gala Porras-Kim, Food and Drink: Beer by Brittany Scaggs, Sausages by Marcus Perez & Nerea Julianna Zallo, Bread and Sides by Ariane Vielmetter, Fruit Salad by Lauralee Pope, Organized by Arianne Vielmetter, Los Angeles, CA

2015  HAPPENING Lace Benefit Art Auction, Curated in part by Tom Lawson, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA

2014 Holiday Art Sale, Works by: Peter Shire, Bruce M. Sherman, Michael and Magdalena Frimkess, Roger Herman, David Korty, Jason Meadows, Kelly Marie Conder, Stan Bitters, Peter Callas, Lauralee Pope, Torbjorn Vejvi, Spruzzi (Matt Paweski and Gillian Garcia) Jennifer King, Jessica Ayromloo, Organized by Ryan Conder, South Willard, Los Angeles, CA

2014  How Some Paintings Are Born, Christine Nguyen, Lauralee Pope, Susanna Maing, Curated by John Souza, Baik Art, Culver City, CA

2014 Potluck and Risograph Prints, Nick Aguayo, Akina Cox, Josh Cho, Maya Gurantz, Lauralee Pope, Brian Taylor, Ariane Vielmetter, Robert Wechsler, Organized by Ariane Vielmetter, Los Angeles, CA

2014  The Machine Project Field Guide to the Gamble House, Works on display by, Jeff Elrod, Cayetano Ferrer, Asher Hartman, Katie Herzog, Emily Joyce, Candice Lin, Sandeep Mukherjee, Rebecca Morris, Micael O’Malley, Laura Owens, Lauralee Pope, Jennifer Rochlin, Anna Sew Hoy, Ricky Swallow, and Henry Taylor, Organized by Machine Project, The Gamble House, Pasadena, CA

2014  Filodendron, Michael Dopp and Lauralee Pope, Organized by Andrew Cannon and Ross Caliendo, Secret Recipe, Los Angeles, CA

2014  Incognito/Precognito, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA

2014  Dallas Biennial 2014, Anna Paola Guerra, Lucy Kirkman, Lauralee Pope Organized and curated by Michael Mazurek and Jesse Morgan Barnett, DB14A/DB14B Office Space, Dallas,TX

2014  Amazon Solitaire, Curated by Akina Cox, Center for the Arts Eagle Rock, Los Angeles, CA

2014  Caught Looking: Simone Gad, Tracy Nakayama, Ruby Neri, Lauralee Pope, Mary Weatherford, Curated by Irene Tsatsos, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA

2014  Superpositions, Organized by Jason Ramos, RAID Projects, Los Angeles

2013  The Poet, Blinded by the Sun, Organized by Vincent Ramos, In conjunction with Plum Pudding Peanut Island (Gilligan's Squaw Fire Island II), Elephant Art Space, Los Angeles

2013  Keep in Touch, UCLA New Wight Invitational, Curated by Anthony Miserendino, Erin Morrison, and Frank J. Stockton, New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles

2013  Ex.11, Curated by Michael Mazurek, Brazos Gallery, Richland College, Dallas, TX

2013  Show and Tell, Curated by Irene Tsatsos, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA

2013  Interior Forest Fundraiser, Organized by Alexandra Grant, For Your Art, Los Angeles

2013  Subject Matters, CalArts MFA 2013 Graduate Exhibition, Curated by Claire De Dobay Rifelj, Mandarin Plaza, Los Angeles

2012  100x100, For Your Art, Los Angeles

2012  This Is All We Have In Common, Lime Gallery, Valencia, CA

2011 Chain Letter, Curated by Christian Cummings and Doug Harvey, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Los Angeles

2011 Chain Letter Global, Organized by Emily Mast and David Horvitz, Berlin

2010 South Bay Focus, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance CA

2010 Monster Drawing Rally, Outpost for Contemporary Art/Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock

2010 Swap Thing, WPA (in conjunction with Perform! Now!), Los Angeles

2009 The Sharon Show, curated by Vincent Ramos, The Friends of Distinction (Dan Graham), Los Angeles

2009 Auctionette, Schermer Meeting Hall, Aspen CO

2009 Call Me Lightning: An Evening of Performance Based Works, Organized by Vincent Ramos, Fellows Of Contemporary Art (FOCA), Los Angeles

2009 Heavy Weight: A Group Exhibition at the Gym, Organized by Sara Hunsucker, The Body Firm, Los Angeles

2002 Inaugural Group Show, 4-F Gallery, Los Angeles

2002 Sometimes It’s Dark, The Practice Space, Los Angeles

2002 Parking Space, Bergamot Station, Los Angeles

2001 Summer Exhibition, Art Barn Gallery, Norfolk CT

2001 Base, Otis Galef Center, Los Angeles

2001 No Big Deal, Bolsky Gallery, Los Angeles

2000 One Week Show, Bolsky Gallery, Los Angeles

Awards and Scholarships
2011-2013 Merit Scholarship, CALARTS
2001 Ellen Battell Stoeckel Fellowship
1998 Merit Scholarship, Otis College of Art and Design

Teaching Experience
2013 Teaching Assistant - Mari Eastman
2012 Teaching Assistant - John Mandel


2022 Pfeil Magazine, #15 Bread, Adnan Softić, Alice Creischer, Aseel AlYaqoub, Beat Bächi, Christian Parenti, Clara Alisch, Julien Fargetton, Lauralee Pope, Lexie Smith, Lila de Magalhaes, Lucia Graf, Maia Schall, Małgorzata Fonfria-Pereda, Mirna Bamieh, Mladen Stilinović, Nina Beier, Nina Kuttler, Peter Wächtler, Rustum Kozain, Schwester Ruth, Vincent Ramos, Editors
Anja Dietmann, Julia Lerch Zajączkowska

2014 Caught Looking Catalogue, designed by Dante Carlos

2013 Ten Readers, Issue #5, Willem Henri Lucas, Brian Roettinger, Gail Swanlund, Johanna Hedva in collaboration with Lauralee Pope, Jessica Tan, and Jon Gacnik

2013 Keep In Touch Catalogue

2013 CalArts MFA 2013 Subject Matters Catalogue, designed by Brian Roettinger