James Welling was born 1951 in Hartford, CT, USA

Lives and works in New York, NY, USA

Education

1974 - 1971
MFA and BFA,California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA.


1971-1969
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA.

Solo exhibitions

 

2018
James Welling: Choreograph. Galería Marta Cervera, Madrid, Spain.

 

2017
James Welling: Seascape. David Zwirner, New York, NY, USA
James Welling: Chronology. Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris, France.
James Welling: Metamorph, LOGIN. Galerie nächst St. Stephan Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna, Austria.
James Welling: Metamorphosis. Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst (S.M.A.K.), Ghent. Itinerary to Kunstforum Wien, Vienna, Austria.
James Welling: New Work. Wako Works of Art, Tokyo, Japan.

 

2016
James Welling: Choreograph. Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
James Welling: Chronograph. Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA

2015
James Welling: Choreograph. David Zwirner, New York, NY, USA
Things Beyond Resemblance: James Welling Photographs. Brandywine River Museum of Art,

Chadds Ford, PA, USA

 

2014
James Welling: Diary of Elizabeth and James Dixon, 1840-41/Connecticut Landscapes,1977-86. Art Institute of Chicago. USA

 

2013
James Welling: Autograph. Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland.
Maureen Paley, London, UK.
James Welling: Monograph. Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio. Itinerary to Hammer Museum,CA.USA
James Welling: Open Space.University Museum of Contemporary Art, UMASS Amherst,MA.USA

 

2012
James Welling: Geometric Abstraction. Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA.USA
Donald Young Gallery, Chicago. USA
James Welling: The Mind on Fire. MK Gallery, Milton Keynes,UK. Itinerary to Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain; and Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada.
James Welling: Overflow. David Zwirner, New York, NY, USA
James Welling: Wyeth. Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, Connecticut, PA, USA

 

2011
Galería Marta Cervera, Madrid, Spain.
Maureen Paley, London, UK.

 

2010
James Welling: Glass House. David Zwirner, NY, USA
James Welling: Glass House. Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, USA
New Pictures 3: James Welling: Glass House. Minneapolis Institute of Arts, MN, USA

 

2009
Hapax Legomena. Donald Young Gallery, Chicago.USA
Galerie Nelson-Freeman, Paris, France.
Maureen Paley, London, UK.
Notes on Color. Wako Works of Art, Tokyo.Japan

 

2008
Galerie nächst St. Stephan Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna, Austria.
Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA.
James Welling: Works 1980-2008. David Zwirner, NY.
Walead Beshty & James Welling. The Suburban, Oak Park, IL, USA

 

2007
David Zwirner, NY.
James Welling: Flowers. Horticultural Society of New York, NY, USA

 

2006
Donald Young Gallery, Chicago, USA
Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium.
New Photographs. Wako Works of Art, Tokyo, Japan.
New Series. Galerie Nelson-Freeman, Paris, France.

 

2005
New Photographs. Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, USA
New Work. David Zwirner, NY, USA

2004
Agricultural Works/Insect Chorus. Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, State University of New York, NY, USA
New Photographs. Wako Works of Art, Tokyo, Japan.

 

2003
California. Galerie nächst St. Stephan Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna, Austria.
James Welling. Galleria Raffaella Cortese, Milan, Italy.
Los Angeles. Gorney Bravin + Lee, NY, USA
New Photographs. Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Photographs. Wako Works of Art, Tokyo, Japan.

2002
Abstract. Donald Young Gallery, Chicago.USA
Abstract. Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium.

 

2001
James Welling. Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany.

2000 New Abstractions. Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA.USA
New Abstractions and Photographs from the Seventies. Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium.
New Abstractions and Work from the Seventies. Donald Young Gallery, Chicago. USA

James Welling: Photographs 1974-1999. Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH. USA
Blum & Poe, Los Angeles , LA. Galerie Nelson, Paris, France.
Gorney Bravin + Lee, NY. USA

 

1999
New Abstractions. Sprengel Museum Hannover, Germany.
Photographs 1981-98. Society for Contemporary Photography, Kansas City, MO.USA
Recent Works. Wako Works of Art, Tokyo, Japan.
Galerie Barbara Gross, Munich, Germany.

 

1998
1981. Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium.
Early Photographs 1976-1985. Leslie Tonkonow, NY.USA
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA.USA
Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne, Germany.
Light Sources. Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA.USA
Galerie Nelson, Paris, France.

 

1997
Eastern Window. Haus Editions, Antwerp, Belgium.
Light Sources. Galerie Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Light Sources. Jay Gorney Modern Art, NY.USA
Light Sources. S.L. Simpson Gallery, Toronto, Canada.
Light Sources. Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium.

 

1996
Calais Lace Factories. Camden Arts Center, London, UK.

 

1995
New Photographs. Wako Works of Art, Tokyo, Japan.
The Ugly America. American Fine Arts, Co., NY.USA
Jürgen Becker, Hamburg, Germany.
Módulo-Centro Difusor de Arte, Lisbon, Portugal.
Project Room. Jay Gorney Modern Art, NY.USA
Whitney Center, Hamden, CT.USA

 

1994
Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago.USA
Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA.USA
James Welling: Photographs from the ‘90s. Galerie Nelson, Paris, France.
James Welling: Wolfsburg. Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany.
Photographs from the ‘90s. Galerie Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

 

1993
Calais Lace Factories. Jay Gorney Modern Art, NY.USA
James Welling: Photographs 1977-1993. Wako Works of Art, Tokyo, Japan.
Usines de Dentelle. Galerie de l’Ancienne Poste, Calais, France.
Galeri F15, Moss, Norway.
Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, CA.USA
S.L. Simpson Gallery, Toronto, Canada.
Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium.

 

1992
The Gangplank. Lawrence Markey Gallery, NY, USA
Musée Départemental d’Art Contemporain de Rochechouart, France.

James Welling: Photographs. Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway.
Donald Young Gallery, Seattle, WA, USA
Galerie Samia Saouma, Paris, France.
Johnen + Schöttle, Cologne, Germany.

 

1991
Galerie Nelson, Lyon, France.
Jay Gorney Modern Art, NY, USA

 

1990
Les Voies Ferrées: St. Etienne et la Plaine du Forez. Maison de la Culture et de la Communication de St.-Etienne, St.-Etienne, France.
Photographs 1977-1990. Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland.
Sous-Sol. École Supérieure d’Art Visuel, Geneva, Switzerland.
Galerie Samia Saouma, Paris, France.

 

1989
Photography and Abstraction. Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery, Hunter College, NY.USA
Richardson Photographs/1988-89. Beaver College Art Gallery, Glenside, PA.USA
Galerie nächst St. Stephan Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna, Austria.

 

1988
Photographies. Galerie Nelson, Lyon, France.
Photographs. Jay Gorney Modern Art, NY.USA
Christine Burgin Gallery, NY.USA
Feature Inc., Chicago.USA
Johnen + Schöttle, Cologne, Germany.

 

1987
New Photographs and Paintings. Feature, Chicago.USA
Paintings and Photographs. Kuhlenschmidt/Simon, Los Angeles, CA.USA
Galerie Samia Saouma, Paris, France.

 

1986
Cash/Newhouse, NY.USA
Coburg Gallery, Vancouver, Canada.

 

1985
First, Last, and Always. Cash/Newhouse, NY.USA

 

1984
Gelatin Photographs 1-12. CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY.USA
Cash/Newhouse, NY.USA

 

1983
Artificial Miracles. Simon Frazer University, Vancouver, Canada.

 

1982
Photographs. Metro Pictures, NY.USA
CEPA Gallery. Buffalo, NY.USA

1981
Photographs. Metro Pictures, NY.USA

 

1976
Polaroid Photographs. Arco Center for Visual Art, Los Angeles, CA.USA

 

1974
Hair Helmet. University of California-Irvine Art Gallery, Irvine, CA.USA
MFA Thesis Exhibition. Gallery D301, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA.USA

 

1973
Project, Inc., Cambridge, MA.USA

 

1971
Five Shows/Five Days. Fine Arts Building, Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA.USA

Group exhibitions

                                                                                        

2018
David Zwirner: 25 Years. David Zwirner, New York, NY.USA


2017
2nd Chicago Architecture Biennial: MAKE NEW HISTORY. Water Tower Gallery, Chicago.USA
The Arcades: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin. Jewish Museum, New York, NY.USA
Light Play: Experiments in Photography, 1970 to the Present. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA.USA

 

2016
65 Works Selected by James Welling: Exhibition and Sale to Benefit the Foundation for Contemporary Arts. David Zwirner, New York, NY.USA
A Change of Heart. Hannah Hoffman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.USA
EXTRA #20: Apparaat. Texts by Tamara Berghmans, Kenneth Goldsmith, Inge
Henneman, Andrew Lugg et al. Fotomuseum Provincie Antwerpen, Antwerp and Fw:Books, Amsterdam.
Every Future Has a Price: 30 Years After Infotainment. Elizabeth Dee, New York, NY.USA
A History of Photography: Selection from the Museum’s Collection. Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas.USA
A Matter of Memory: Photography as Object in the Digital Age. George Eastman Museum, Rochester, New York, NY.USA
In Place: Contemporary Photographers Envision a Museum. Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, Connecticut.USA
L.A. Exuberance: New Gifts by Artists. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA.USA
Pandora’s Box - Another photography by Jan Dibbets. Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France.
Retro-spective: Analog Photography in a Digital World. Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
The Sun Placed in the Abyss. Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio.USA

 

2015
Another Minimalism: Art after California Light and Space. The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Blind Architecture. Thomas Dane Gallery, London, UK.
Cámara de Maravillas/Camera of Wonders. Centro de la Imágen, Mexico City; organized in collaboration with Colección Isabel y Augustin Coppel (CIAC), Mexico City and Kadist
Art Foundation, Paris as part of Foto México 2015. Itinerary to Museo de Arte Moderna de Medellín, Colombia; Casa França-Brasil, Rio de Janeiro.
Collected by Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Itinerary to Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France.
The Human Apparatus. Klemm’s, Berlin, Germany.
Grand Illusions: Staged Photography from the Met Collection. The Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET), New York, NY.USA
Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography. The Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA.USA

The Noing Uv It. Bergen Kunsthall, Norway.
Part Picture. Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, Canada.
RIDEAUX/blinds. Institut d’art contemporain Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes, France.
The Secret Life. Murray Guy, New York, NY.USA

 

2014
Altarations: Built, Blended, Processed. The University Galleries at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida.USA
Darren Bader: Photographs I Like. Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY.USA
A Machinery for Living. Organized by Walead Beshty. Petzel Gallery, New York, NY.USA
Trouble with the Index. California Museum of Photography, University of California.USA
Staring at the Sun. Griffin Editions, Blind Spot Lab, New York, NY.USA
What is a Photograph? International Center of Photography, New York, NY.
The Will to Architecture. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas.USA

 

2013
Alchemical. Steven Kasher Gallery, New York, NY.USA
Art for Rollins: The Alfond Collection of Contemporary Art. Cornell Fine Arts Museum, RollinsbCollege, Winter Park, Florida.USA
The Black Mirror. Curated by James Welling. Diane Rosenstein Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA.USA
Endless Bummer II/Still Bummin’. Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY.USA
The Estate. Galerie Micky Schubert, Berlin, Germany.
Looking Forward: Gifts of Contemporary Art from the Patricia A. Bell Collection. Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, New Jersey.USA
Minimal Resistance. Between late modernism and globalization: artistic practices during the 80s and 90s. Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain.
Museum of Modern Art and Western Antiquities, Department of Light Recordings, Section IV: Lens Drawings. Curated by Jens Hoffmann. Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris, France.
Pivot Points: 15 Years & Counting. Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami.USA
The Polaroid Years: Instant Photography and Experimentation. The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, NY. Itinerary to Norton Museum of Art, 
West Palm Beach, Florida.USA
Tenth Anniversary Show. Wallspace, New York, NY.USA
THINGE. Dan Gunn, Berlin, Germany.
Think First, Shoot Later: Photography from the MCA Collection. Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago.USA

 

2012
101 Collection: Route 3. CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA.USA
Dark Matters. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.USA
Fotografie Total: Works from the MMK Collection. Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany.
Inaugural Exhibition. Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA.USA
Last Exit: Pictures. Blondeau Fine Art Services, Geneva, Switzerland.
Le FRAC s’invite au Consortium. Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain Bourgogne, France.
Lost and Found: Anonymous Photography in Reflection. Ambach & Rice, Los Angeles, CA.USA
New Photography. Mallorca Landings, Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
The Permanent Way, apexart, New York, NY.USA
Project Inc. Revisited. Churner and Churner, New York, NY.USA
Sammlung Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg. Ausgewählte Werke von Carl Andre bis Sergej Jensen. Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany.

This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s. Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago.Itinerary to Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston.USA
Zauberspiegel: Die Sammlung nach 1945. Kunsthalle Bremen, Germany.

 

2011
25 Years/25 Artists. Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY., USA
Anti-Photography. Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea, England.
Envisioning Buildings: Reflecting Architecture in Contemporary Art Photography. MAK  Exhibition Hall, Vienna, Austria.
Fabric is Form. Tilton Gallery, New York, NY.USA
Jeff Wall: The Crooked Path. Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium. Itinerary to Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
Mannerism and Modernism: The Kasper Collection of Drawings and Photographs. Morgan Library & Museum, New York, NY.USA
New Space, New Works. Wako Works of Art, Tokyo, Japan.
Noli me tangere. Collection Vanmoerkerke, Ostend, Belgium.
ParaDesign, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art,USA
Process(ing), Galerie Perrotin, Paris, France.
Seeing Now: Photography Since 1960. Baltimore Museum of Art, MD.USA
Stuff: Still Life Photography. Paddle8.com (online exhibition curated by Vince Aletti).
Under the Big Black Sun: California Art 1974-1981. Geffen Contemporary at Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (part of Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980 organized by the Getty Center, Los Angeles), CA.USA
Vision is Elastic. Thought is Elastic. Murray Guy, New York, NY.USA

 

2010
25 or 30 Years Gallery Part III: Photography. Galerie Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam, Netherlands
After Architects, Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland.
The Artist’s Museum. Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA.USA
Bedtime for Bonzo. M + B, Los Angeles, CA.
The City Proper (curated by James Welling). Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.USA
Connecticut. D’Amelio Terras, NY.USA
The Greenfell Press: Thirty Years of Collaborations. Knoedler & Company, NY.USA
Group Show. BravinLee programs, NY.USA
How Many Billboards? Art In Stead. MAK Center for Art + Architecture at the Schindler House, Los Angeles, CA.USA
Mark Grotjahn, Sol LeWitt, Alan McCollum, James Siena, James Welling. Bravin Lee, NY.USA
Milk Drop Coronet, 30 Exhibitions on the Virtuosity of Thingness. Camera Austria, Graz.
Mixed Use, Manhattan: Photography and Related Practices 1970s to the Present. Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain.
Outside the Box: Edition Jacob Samuel, 1988-2010. Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA.USA
Stairway to Heaven: Paul McMahon, Matt Mullican, James Welling, 1970–1976. Susan Inglett Gallery, NY.USA
Sunless. Thomas Dane Gallery, London, UK.
To a Degree. Rational, Galleria Gentili, Prato, Italy.

 

2009
1989: End of History or Beginning of the Future? Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria.
Can I Come Over To Your House: The First Ten Years of the Suburban. The Suburban, Oak Park, IL.USA

The Chef’s Theory. Five Thirty Three, Los Angeles, CA.USA
The Edge of Vision. Aperture Foundation, NY.USA
Enacting Abstraction. Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada.
Flower Power. CRAA Centro di ricerca arte attuale Villa Giulia, Verbania, Italy.
The Garden at 4 am. Gana Art New York, NY.USA
In & Out of Amsterdam: Travels in Conceptual Art, 1960-1976, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY.USA
Jack Goldstein, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany.
Photography in the Abstract, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin, Texas.USA
The Pictures Generation, 1974-1984. Curated by Douglas Eklund, Metropolitan
Museum of Art (MET), New York, NY.USA
Vague Terrain: Analogues of Place in Contemporary Photography. FLAG Art Foundation,NY.USA
Vortexhibition Polyphonica. Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA.USA
Werken, Fragmenten van een Collectie. STUK Kunstcentrum, Leuven, Belgium.

 

2008
2008 Whitney Biennial. Whitney Museum of American Art, NY.USA
Anthony Hernandez. Curated by James Welling, Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica.USA
Collecting Collections: Highlights from the Permanent Collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art. Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA.USA
Espèces d’éspace. Le Magasin Centre National d’Art Contemporain, Grenoble, France.
The Eternal Network. Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain Champagne-Ardenne, France.
The Gallery. David Zwirner, NY.USA
Group Show. 1301PE, Los Angeles, CA.USA
Implant. UBS Art Gallery, NY.USA
Implant Redux. Horticultural Society of New York, NY.USA
Index: Conceptualism in California from the Permanent Collection. Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA.USA
Jennifer Bornstein Selects from the Grunwald Collection. Hammer Museum, Los Angeles.USA
Kavalierstart. Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany.
Living Flowers: Ikebana and Contemporary Art. Curated by Karin Higa, Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles, CA.USA
No Room. Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA.USA
Peripheral Vision and Collective Body. Museion, Bolzano, Italy.
Photography on Photography: Reflections on the Medium since 1960. Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY.USA
Pictures: Gerhard Richter, Andreas Slominski, Wolfgang Tillmans, James Welling. Wako
Works of Art, Tokyo, Japan.
Renaissance. Ferragamo USA, NY.USA
Sonic Youth Etc.: Sensational Fix. LiFE, St. Nazaire, France.
Stephen Prina, James Welling, B. Wurtz. Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA.USA
Untitled (Vicarious): Photographing the Constructed Object. Gagosian Gallery, NY.USA
When It’s a Photograph. Bolsky Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA.USA
The World Is All That Is The Case. Hudson Franklin, NY.

 

2007
25th Anniversary Exhibition. Galerie Nelson-Freeman, Paris, France.
Calendar of flowers, gin bottles, steak bones. Orchard, NY.USA
Concrete Works. Mitchell-Innes & Nash, NY.USA
Edit! Photography and Film in the Ellipse Collection. Centro de Artes Visuais, Coimbra, Portugal

Elusive Subjects. Togonon Gallery, San Francisco, CA.USA
End(s) of Photography: Modeling the Photographic. McDonough Museum of Art, Youngstown State University, Youngstown,OH.USA
Global Anxieties. College of Wooster Art Museum, Wooster, OH.USA
L.A. Desire. Galerie Dennis Kimmerich, Düsseldorf.Germany
Les Temps Modernes: Collection du Frac Bretagne. Domaine de Kerguéhennec, Bignan, France.
Method. Ellen Curlee Gallery, St. Louis, MO.USA
Paint It Blue: ACT Art Collection Siegfried Loch. Weserburg Museum für Moderne Kunst,Bremen, Germany.
Private/Public. Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
Real Life. Artists Space, NY.USA
Seeing Things. Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs, Long Island City, NY.USA
Viewfinder. Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA.USA
Wako Works of Art: 15 Years, Part I. Wako Works of Art, Tokyo, Japan.

 

2006
666: An Exhibition Organized by Jan Tumlir. University of Southern California Roski School of Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA. USA
Dark Places. Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA. USA
Double Exposure. Center for Contemporary Non-Objective Art, Brussels, Belgium.
The Gold Standard. P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY. USA
In Focus: 75 Years of Collecting American Photography. Addison Gallery of American Art at
Phillips Academy, Andover, MA.USA
It’s Not A Photo. Chelsea Art Museum, NY.USA
The Los Angeles Art Scene: 1955-1985. Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France.
The Materialization Of Sensibility: Art And Alchemy. Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York, NY.USA
The Monty Hall Problem. Curated by Slater Bradley, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA.USA
Mystique de la Couleur. Roger Raveel Museum, Machelen-Zulte, Belgium.
Os anos 80: Uma topologia/The 80s: A Topology. Museu de Serralves, Porto, Portugal.
Our Town: Architecture in Art. Hudson Untitled Foundation, Hudson, NY.USA
Sixteen Tons: UCLA Department of Art Faculty. Eli and Edythe Broad Art Center, University of California, Los Angeles, CA.USA
Studio City. Tal Esther Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel.
TomorrowLand: CalArts in Moving Pictures. The Museum of Modern Art, NY.USA
Verde. Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Toronto, Canada.
William Eggleston, James Welling, Stephen Wilks. Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium.

 

2005
Blooming: A Summer Garden for the Picking. Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH.USA
Early Work. David Zwirner, NY.USA
Enchanté Château. Château d’Arenthon, Alex, France.
Intuition Box. Curator’s Office, WA.USA
L’Invention du Paysage, Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain Franche-Comté. Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lons-le-Saunier, Lons-le-Saunier, France.
Paper, Groups and Grids. Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, NY.USA
The Photograph in Question. Von Lintel Gallery, NY.USA
Photographies. Galerie Nelson, Paris, France.
Recent Acquisitions. Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA.USA

Theorema: Une collection privée en Italie, la collection d’Enea Righi. Collection Lambert in Avignon, Avignon, France.

 

2004
100 Artists See God. Naples Museum of Art, Naples, FL.USA
Art History: Photography References Painting. Yancey Richardson Gallery, NY.USA
Bell, Book, and Candle. Hayworth, Los Angeles, CA.USA
The Big Nothing. Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.USA
Double Exposure: A Portfolio of Photographic Diptychs. Inman Gallery, Houston, TX.USA
D’une image qui ne serait pas du semblant, La photographie écrite, 1950-2005.Passage de Retz, Paris, France.
Éblouissement. Jeu de Paume, Paris, France.
In America: William Eggleston, Roe Ethridge, Stephen Shore, Joel Sternfeld, James Welling. Sutton Lane, London, UK.
Likeness: Portraits of Artists by Other Artists. CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco and Independent Curators International, NY.USA
Out of Place. Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin, Germany.
Spread in Prato. Prato, Italy.

 

2003
Abstraction in Photography. Von Lintel Gallery, NY. USA
Artists’ Gifts. Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA. USA
Double Exposure. Brigitte March Galerie, Stuttgart, Germany.
Double Exposure. Edition Schellmann, NY. USA
Imaging the Abstract. Feigen Contemporary, NY. USA
Imprimés: Stéphane Couturier, Philippe De Gobert, Matthias Hoch, Bernard Vïota, James Welling. Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium.
Inaugural Show. Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA. USA
The Last Picture Show: Artists Using Photography, 1960-82. Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA
MN traveled to: Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA. USA
traveled to: Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Vigo, Spain .
traveled to: Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland.
Prima Facie. Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY. USA
Print Publishers Spotlight: Edition Schellmann. Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA. USA
Rethinking Photography/Narration and Reduction in Photography. Forum Stadtpark, Graz. Austria
Rethinking Photography III. Die Relativierung des Objektbezuges in der zeitgenössischen Fotografie. Galerie Fotohof, Salzburg, Austria.


2002
Acquiring Taste. Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT. USA
Art Downtown: New Photography. Wall Street Rising, NY. USA
Back Grounds: Impressions photographiques. Galerie Nelson, Paris, France.
traveled to: Andrew Kreps Gallery, NY. USA
Ballpoint Inkings. Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA. USA
Double Exposure. Edition Schellmann, NY. USA
Fold: Drapery in Contemporary Visual Culture. City Gallery, Leicester, UK
Fotografie, Landschaften, Towntown, Abstractions. Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich, Germany.
Hot and New in 2002: A Print and Photography Exhibition and Sale. Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY. USA
New Acquisitions/New Work/New Directions 3: Contemporary Selections. County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA. USA

Painting Matter. James Cohan Gallery, NY. USA
Photography by Gallery Artists. Donald Young Gallery, Chicago. USA
Regarding Landscape. Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, Canada.
Remarks On Color. Sean Kelly Gallery, NY. USA
Transform the World 2002. Wako Works of Art, Tokyo, Japan.
Visions from America: Photographs from the Whitney Museum of American Art, 1940-2001. Whitney Museum of American Art, NY. USA


2001
As Painting: Division and Displacement. Curated by Philip Armstrong, Laura Lisbon, and Stephen Melville. Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH. USA
At Home (curated by Stephanie Theodore). Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., NY. USA
Ellipsis (curated by Julie Baranes). Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, NY. USA
Interim Art. Maureen Paley, London, UK.
Kaye Donachie, Maureen Gallace & James Welling. Maureen Paley Interim Art, London, UK.
Nature in Photography. Galerie nächst St. Stephan Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna, Austria
Next Wave Prints. Elias Fine Art, Allston, MA. USA
this is [not] a photograph. University Art Gallery, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA. USA
traveled to: Bayly Art Museum, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA. USA
traveled to: DePaul University, Chicago. USA
traveled to: Williams Center for the Arts, Lafayette College, Easton, PA.USA
This Side of Paradise. Marian Goodman Gallery, NY. USA
W (curated by Robert Nickas). Musée des Beaux-Arts, Dôle, France.

 

2000
Black & White. Anita Friedman Fine Arts, NY. USA
A Changing Summer Group Exhibition. Senior & Shopmaker Gallery, NY. USA
Light-heeled, Light-Handed: Edward Ruscha, Julius Schulman, James Welling. Curated by Lynne Cooke. Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany.
Los Angeles. Monika Sprüth Philomene Magers, Cologne, Germany.
Maison, Portraits Singuliers. Galerie du Petit Château, Sceaux, France.
Mises en jeu. Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain Bourgogne, Dijon, France.
Photo Art Photo. Andrew Kreps Gallery, NY. USA

 

1999
Gallery Artists. Gorney Bravin + Lee, NY. USA
Gesammelte Werke 1: Zeitgenössisches Kunst Zeit 1968. Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany.
Los Angeles. Sabine Kunst Maximilian Verlag & Philomene Magers Projekte, Munich. Germany
Multiplicity. Angles Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. USA
Pencils of Nature: A Dialogue. Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, NY. USA
Plain Air. Gladstone Gallery, NY.
Re-Structure. Grinnell College Art Gallery Bucksbaum Center for the Arts, Grinnell, IA. USA
Schöpfung. Diözesanmuseum, Munich. Germany
Sequences. University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach, CA. USA
Thin Air. Julie Saul Gallery, NY. USA
Thomas Struth, Hiroshi Sugimoto, James Welling. Galerie nächst St. Stephan Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna. Austria

 

1998
Art that Happens to be Photography. Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY. USA
The Cultured Tourist. Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, NY. USA

Dust Breeding: Photographs, Sculpture & Film. Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA. USA
Exterminating Angel. Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris, France.
From the Heart: The Power of Photograph: A Collector’s Choice. Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX. USA
L’Hypothèse du Tableau Volé. Musée d’art Moderne et Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland.
Launch of the New Evergreen Review. 644 Broadway, NY. USA
Mysterious Voyages: Exploring the Subject of Photography. Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, PA. USA
Nouvelles Acquisitions, 97. Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain Champagne-Ardenne, Reims, France.
Sea Change: The Seascape in Contemporary Photography. Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ. USA
Sequences. Edition Schellmann, NY. USA
Stare. Marianne Boesky Gallery, NY. USA
TransFiction 1. Galerie Charim Klocker, Vienna, Austria.
Utz: A Collected Exhibition. Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., NY. USA

 

1997
10 Jahre Stiftung Kunsthalle Bern. Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland.
About Painting: Eggleston, Gerber, Gursky, Kalpakjian, Polidori, Welling. Robert Miller Gallery, NY. USA
Bring your own Walkman. W139, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Contemporary Collections ‘97. Los Angeles Center for Photographic Studies, CA. USA
Density or the Unimaginable Museum/Discontinuity/Synchrony/Presence. Curated by Denys Zacharopoulos. Domaine de Kerguéhennec, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Bignan, France.
Heart, Mind, Body, Soul: American Art in the 1990s, Selections from the Permanent Collection. Whitney Museum of American Art, NY. USA
Heaven. P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY. USA
Kunst...Arbeit: Aus Der Sammlung Südwest Landesbank. Südwestdeutsche Landesbank, Stuttgart, Germany.
Photographie d’une collection. Caisse des Dépôts et Consignements, Paris, France.
Someone else with my fingerprints (curated by Wilhelm Schürmann). David Zwirner, NY. USA
Staging Surrealism: A Succession of Collections 2. Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus,OH, USA
Track Records. Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Ontario, Canada. Itinerary to Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, Canada; Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver; Illingworth Kerr Gallery and Alberta College of Art, Calgary, Canada.


1996
100 Photographs. American Fine Arts, Co., NY. USA
Ab Fab. Feature Inc., NY. USA
Blind Spot Photography: The First Four Years. Paolo Baldacci Gallery, NY. USA
Changing Summer Group Show. Jay Gorney Modern Art, NY. USA
Deep Surface. Pace Wildenstein MacGill, Los Angeles, CA. USA
Evident: New Landscape Photography. Photographers’ Gallery, London, UK.
Just Past: The Contemporary in MOCA’s Permanent Collection, 1975-96. Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA. USA
Lynda Benglis, John Chamberlain, Rudolf Stingel, James Welling. Margo Leavin Gallery, LA. USA
Muse [x] Editions: Recent Publications. Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. USA
Prospect 96: Photographie in der Gegenwartskunst (curated by Peter Weiermair). Frankfürter Kunstverein im Steinernen Haus and Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Germany.

Swag & Puddle (curated by Mary Jones and Janice Krasnow). The Work Space, NY. USA

 

1995
Abstract Photography. Baltimore Museum of Art, PA. USA
After Art: Rethinking 150 Years of Photography. Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA. USA
Blind Spot. McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas. USA
Degrees of Abstraction: From Morris Louis to Mapplethorpe. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA.
Drawings and Photographs. Galerie Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Fact and Fiction: Photographs from the Permanent Collection. Whitney Museum at Champion, Stamford, CT. USA
New Acquisitions: An Exhibition of Artists’ Books and Multiples. Art Metropole, Toronto. Canada
The Reflected Image. Curated by Antonella Soldaini and Paolo Colombo. Museo Pecci, Prato, Italy.
Romantico Contemporaneo. Castello di Bentivoglio, Bologna. Italy
Strung into the Apollonian Dream. Feature Inc., NY. USA
Summer Group Exhibition. American Fine Arts, Co., NY. USA
Uta Barth, Candida Höfer, Andreas Gursky, James Welling. Rena Bransten Gallery, SF. USA

 

1994
The Abstract Urge: Recent Photographs Beyond Description (curated by Andy Grundberg).Ansel Adams Center for Photography, San Francisco. USA
Content and Discontent in Today’s Photography. Friends of Photography, San Francisco. USA
David Deutsch, Douglas Blau, James Welling. Jay Gorney Modern Art, NY. USA
Experimental Vision: The Evolution of the Photogram since 1919. Denver Art Museum, CO. USA
G7. Theoretical Event, Naples.
Gaylen Gerber, Angela Grauerholz, James Welling. Galerie nächst St. Stephan Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna. Austria
Géométries. Galerie du TNB, Rennes, France.
L’Amour Toujours. Le Carré, Musée Bonnat, Bayonne, France.
Pictures of the Real World: In Real Time (curated by Robert Nickas and On Kawara). Paula Cooper Gallery, NY. USA
Transport (curated by Helen Miranda Wilson). Maier Museum of Art, Randolph-Macon Women’s College, Lynchburg, VA. USA
Werkstattquartier. Institut für Gegenwartskunst, Vienna. Austria
The World of Tomorrow. Thomas Solomon’s Garage, Los Angeles, CA. USA

 

1993
Group Show. Galerie de l’Ancienne Poste, Calais, France.
Group Show. Galleri F15 Alby, Moss, Norway.
Group Show. Jay Gorney Modern Art, NY. USA
Image First: Eight Photographers for the ‘90s. Laura Carpenter Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM. USA
Jean-Marc Bustamante, Rosemarie Trockel, James Welling. Galerie Samia Saouma, Paris. France
October Portfolio One. Metro Pictures, NY. USA
Oeuvres du Patrimoine Contemporain Régional. L’Usine, Dijon Nettverk, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo. Norway
The Sublime Void. Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, Antwerp. Belgium

 

1992
Documenta IX, Kassel. Germany
Rodney Graham, Sherrie Levine, James Welling. Christine Burgin Gallery, NY. USA
Une seconde pensée du paysage. Domaine de Kerguehennec, Bignan, France.
Skulpturen-Fragmente. Vienna Secession, Vienna. Austria

Specs/Photography Group Show. Annina Nosei Gallery, NY. USA
Donald Young Gallery, Seattle.USA
Jay Gorney Modern Art, NY. USA
Johnen + Schöttle, Cologne. Germany
Studio Guenzani, Milan. Italy

 

1991
Bernd & Hilla Becher, Jeff Wall, James Welling. Stuart Regen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. USA
Fariba Hajamadi, Hirsch Perlman, James Welling. Richard Kuhlenschmidt Gallery, Santa Monica, CA. USA
Group Show. Galerie Nelson, Lyon, France.
La revanche de l’image. Galerie Pierre Huber, Geneva. Switzerland
Les Grandes Lignes. Gare de l’Est, Paris. France
Photographing L.A. Architecture. Turner/Krull Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. USA
Photography 1980-1990. Ginny Williams Gallery, Denver and Aspen, CO. USA
Vom Verschwinden der Dingle aus der Fotografie (curated by Monica Faber). Palais Liechtenstein, Vienna. Austria

 

1990
Figures et Lectures. Galerie Samia Saouma, Paris. France
Group Show. Johnen + Schöttle, Cologne. Germany
The Indomitable Spirit. International Center of Photography, NY. USA
Le Diaphane (curated by Denys Zacharopoulos). Musée des Beaux-Arts, Tourcoing, France.
Perspectives on Place. San Diego State University Art Gallery, San Diego, CA. USA
(curated by Régis Durand) Galerie Michele Chomette, Paris. France
1989 Abstraction in Contemporary Photography. Emerson Gallery, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY. USA
Attitudes Photographiques Dans les Collections du Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain Nord Pas-de-Calais. College D’Annoellin, Nord Pas-de-Calais, France.
Diagrams & Surrogates. Shea & Baker Gallery, New York, NY. USA
A Forest of Signs: Art in the Crisis of Representation. Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Ángeles, CA. USA
Group Show. Linda Farris Gallery, Seattle. USA
International Camera. Salama-Caro Gallery, London. UK
Materiality (curated by James Welling). CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY. USA
Pathetique. Galerie Schmela, Düsseldorf. Germany
Strange Attractors: Signs of Chaos. New Museum of Contemporary Art, NY. USA
Troy Brauntuch, Matt Mullican, James Welling. Kent Fine Art, NY. USA
Une autre Affaire. Maison Fyot, Le Consortium, Dijon. France.
Galerie Matteo Remolino, Turin. Italy


1988
Art at the End of the Social (curated by Tricia Collins and Richard Milazzo). Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö, Sweden.
Bi National: American Art of the Late 80s. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Traveled to: Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf. Germany
Das Licht von der Anderen Seite. Teil II Fotografie, Monika Spruth Galerie, Cologne. Germany
Traveled to: PPS. Galerie F.C. Gundlach, Hamburg. Germany
Group Show. Galerie Lelong, NY. USA
Group Show. Jay Gorney Modern Art, NY. USA
Hybrid Neutral: Modes of Abstraction and the Social (curated by Tricia Collins and Richard Milazzo). Richard F. Brush Art Gallery, St. Lawrence Museum, NY. USA

Photography and Abstraction. Hunter College Art Gallery, NY . USA
Photography and Art. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA. USA
Schlaf der Vernunft. Museum Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany.
Selected. Feature, Chicago. USA
Utopia Post-Utopia: Configurations of Nature and Culture in Recent Sculpture and Photography. Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston. USA
A Visible Order: Contemporary Still Life Photography. Otis/Parsons Exhibition Center, LA. USA
1987 Art Against AIDS. Baskerville & Watson, NY. USA
Cal Arts: Skeptical Belief(s). The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago. USA
Clegg & Guttmann, Richard Prince, James Welling. Galerie nächst St. Stephan Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna, Austria.
Fabrications: Staged, Altered, and Appropriated Photographs. International Center of Photography, NY. USA
Fariba Hajamadi, Gerhard Merz, James Welling. Christine Burgin Gallery, NY. USA
Generations of Geometry. Whitney Museum at Equitable Center, NY. USA
Implosion. Moderna Museet, Stockholm.
The Ironic Sublime. Galerie Albrecht, Munich, Germany.
Lemieux, Kruger, Nagy, Welling. Annina Nosei Gallery, NY. USA
Malerei-Wandmalerei. Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, Austria.
New Locations. Jamie Wolff, NY. USA
New Photography. Feature, Chicago. USA
New Work. Kuhlenschmidt/Simon, Los Angeles, CA. USA
Nuovi territory dell’arte, Europe/America. Fondazione Michetti, Milan, Italy.
Photo Mannerisms. Lawrence Oliver Gallery, Philadelphia. USA
Photography and Art: Interactions since 1946. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA. USA
Recent Tendencies in Black and White. Sidney Janis Gallery, NY. USA
Sex, Death, & Jello. Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago. USA


1986
Barbara Ess, Ian Wallace, James Welling. Johnen + Schöttle, Cologne, Germany.
Group Show. Cash/Newhouse, NY. USA
Paravision. Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. USA
Particulars. Baskerville & Watson, NY. USA
Picture Perfect. Kuhlenschmidt/Simon, Los Angeles, CA. USA
Poetic Resemblance. Hallwalls, NY. USA
Poetic Resemblance. Lougelton Gallery, NY.. USA
Surfboards. Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. USA
Vikky Alexander, Annette Lemieux, Allan McCollum, James Welling. Cash/Newhouse, NY. USA
A Visible Order. Lieberman & Saul Gallery, NY. USA


1985
Blow-Up. Feature, Chicago. USA
Final Love. Cash/Newhouse, NY. USA
JAA Benefit. Cash/Newhouse, NY. USA
Louise Lawler, Laurie Simmons, James Welling. Metro Pictures, NY. USA
P. 303 Gallery, NY. USA
Seduction: Working Photographs. White Columns, NY. USA
A Summer Selection. Castelli Uptown, NY. USA
Weird Beauty. The Palladium, NY. USA
Xerox: States of Art. Todd’s Copy, NY. USA

1984
Ailleurs et Autrement. Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France.
Artists’ Call. Metro Pictures, NY. USA
Civilization and the Landscape of Discontent. Nature Morte, NY. USA
Group Show. Cash Gallery, NY. USA
Natural Genre. Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL. USA
Still Life in Photography. Rotterdamse Kunststichting, Rotterdam, Belgium.

 

1983
Artificial Miracles. Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada.
In Plato’s Cave. Marlborough Gallery, NY.

 

1982
Exhibition. California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA.
Natural History. Grace Borgenicht Gallery, NY. USA
On Location. Texas Gallery, Houston, TX. USA
Photograph. Metro Pictures, NY. USA
Pictures and Promises. The Kitchen, NY. USA
Trouble in Paradise. A+M Artworks, NY. USA
Wiener Internationale Biennale: Erweiterte Fotografie 5. Vienna Secession. Austria
Worlds Apart. Dibden Center for the Arts, Johnson State College, Johnson, VT. USA

 

1981
Love is Blind. Castelli Photographs, NY. USA

 

1980
Likely Stories: an exhibition of narrative works. Castelli Graphics, NY. USA
Pictures in New York Today. Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy.

 

1979
Imitation of Life. Hartford Art School, Hartford, CT. USA
Opening Group Exhibition. Metro Pictures, NY. USA
Remembrances for Tomorrow. New 57 Gallery, Edinburgh, UK.

 

1978
Beyond the Photograph. Cultural Arts Center, Sylmar, CA. USA
The New West. The Kitchen, NY. USA

 

1976
Evening of Works. Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA. USA
Southland Video Anthology. Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA. USA

 

1975
Indian Summer. Project Inc., Cambridge, MA. USA

 

1974
MFA Thesis Exhibition. Gallery D301, California Institute of the Arts, Valenica, CA. USA
Performances – Matt Mullican, Ilene Segalove, David Salle, James Welling. Welling-SalleStudio, Venice, CA, USA.

1972
Newick, Osher, Welling. Hewlett Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh. USA
Videoworks from the California Institute of the Arts. Nova Scotia College of Art and Design,Halifax, Canada.

1971
Newick, Osher, Welling. Woodlawn Gallery, Pittsburgh. USA
Second Annual Carnegie-Mellon Film Festival, Pittsburgh.USA

 

1969
Scholastic Magazine’s 42nd National High School Art Exhibition, Climax of the 1969 Scholastic.
Art Awards Program. Union Carbide Exhibition Hall, NY. USA

Artist´s talks and lectures


2011
UCLA Department of Art Lecture: James Welling. Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA. USA

 

2010
James Welling: Artist Talk. Newman Lecture on Contemporary Photography, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, MN. USA


2009
Artist’s Talk with James Welling. Aperture Foundation, NY. USA
Conceptual Art and Photography: James Welling in Conversation with Jan Dibbets. The Museum of Modern Art, NY. USA


2008
James Welling In Conversation with Walead Beshty. Whitney Museum of American Art, NY. USA

 

2007
Conversations with Artists: James Welling. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA. USA
A New Luminism. Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA. USA
Visiting Artist Program presents James Welling. University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX. USA

 

2005
James Welling on Andy Warhol. Artists on Artists Lecture Series, Dia Art Foundation, NY. USA

 

2001
James Welling In Conversation with Michael Fried. Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA. USA

 

Awards and fellowships


2009
Pilara Foundation Distinguished Visiting Photography Fellow.

 

2007-2008
International Association of Art Critics Award of Excellence to James Welling.
Show in a Commercial Gallery Nationally for James Welling, Regen Projects, Los Angeles.

 

1999
DG BANK-Förderpreis Fotografie, Sprengel Museum Hannover.

 

1986
New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship.

 

1985
National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship.