Education: BFA, California Institute of the Arts, SOLO EXHIBITIONS/PROJECTS 2016 Women, Guns and the Internet, Labspace, NY 2015 Times Square Jumbotron multi-screen video project commisioned by Landmarks50 2013 Times Square Jumbotron multi-screen video project Chashama Captivate video installation 1999-2000 Aim to Please, PS1/MOMA, Project, Long Island City, NY 1997 On the Inside, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA On the Inside, Basilico Fine Arts, New York, NY 1996 Frankfurt, a Story, and a Song, Frankfurt 1995 Animal-vegetable, Basilico Fine Arts, New York, NY I.C. Editions, New York, NY 1994 Basilico Fine Arts, New York, NY 1993 Thomas Solomon’s Garage, Los Angeles, CA 1991 Thomas Solomon’s Garage, Los Angeles, CA 1990 Thomas Solomon’s Garage, Los Angeles, CA GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2014 Arcturus, Labspace, Great Barrington, MA 2010 Blue Balls, RISD Art Museum, Providence, RI 2009 Blue Balls, APF Lab, NY, NY 2008 Bending Nature, Franklin Park Conservatory, Columbus, Ohio 2005 Modest Sublime, Carpenter Center of Art, Harvard University, Cambridge MA Flower Power, Gasser Grunert, NY, NY Seeing Green, Soil, Seattle, WA 2004 Natural Habitat, Paine Art Center, Osh Kosh, Wisconson 2003 24/7 Standard Projection, Downtown Standard, LA Brewster Project, Brewster NY Hybrids, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY 2001 Secret Victorians, Fabric Workshop, Philadelphia, PA Paradise Now, Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY 2000 Paradise Now, Exit Art, New York, NY Subterfuge, Impakt Festival, Utrecht, Netherlands Animal Magnetism, Bucknell Art Gallery, Bucknell University, PA 1999 Animal/Artifice, Hudson River Museum, NY Nature is Not Romantic, Hunter College Art Gallery, NY Secret Victorians in Birmingham, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery 1998 Where: Allegory of Site in Contemporary Art, Whitney Museum, Champion Branch, Stamford, CT, catalog Horizons of Language, Woodstock Center for Photography, NY Group Show, Projektraum, Hannover, Germany Wild/Life orThe Impossibility of Mistaking Nature for Culture, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Greensboro, NC, catalog Outside/Inside, Transamerica Pyramid Galleries, San Francisco, CA Pop Surrealism, Aldrich Museum, CT Secret Victorians., a traveling exhibition organized by the National Touring Service at the Hayward Gallery, First Site, Colchester, Ikon Gallery, Arnolfini Gallery, ? Bristol, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, NC, Armand Hammer Museum of Art, ? Los Angeles, catalog 1997 Funny Pictures, Ten in One Gallery, Chicago, IL Frankenstein, Caren Golden Fine Art, New York, NY Organically Grown, Center for the Arts, Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco 1996 The Lie of the Land, University Art Museum, University of California, ? Santa Barbara, CA Joint Ventures, curated by Nicolas Bourriaud, Basilico Fine Arts, New York, NY Escape Attempts, curated by Jack Jaeger for Globe at Christiania, Copenhage Can We Talk, Basilico Fine Arts, New York, NY The Most Important Thing in the World: Oasis vs. Blur and Artists Who ROCK, curated by Bill Arning, The (Alternative) Alternative Arts Fair, New York, NY Perfect World, University at Buffalo Art Gallery 1995 Confronting Nature, California State University, Fullerton, CA Smells Like Vinyl, Roger Merians Gallery, New York, NY Stoppage, CCC, Tours, France (catalog) Summer Fling, Basilico Fine Arts, New York, NY Still Life, James Graham & Sons, New York, NY Brave New World, Christopher Grimes Gallery, Los Angeles, CA Human/Nature, New Museum, New York, NY A Vital Matrix, Domestic Setting gallery, Los Angeles, CA Transformations, Apex Art, NY Möbius Strip, Basilico Fine Arts, NY 1994 Of Dancing Frogs & Alterwings: Animal Allegories in Contemporary Art Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI Fairies, Sue Spaid, Los Angeles, CA Transtextualism, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA Lost Paradise-Patterns of Behavior and Practises in the Nineties, Kunstraum Wein, Vienna, Austria (catalog) The Natural World, A/C Project Room, New York, NY Crash, Thread Waxing Space, New York, NY Lee Bontecou, Carroll Dunham, Laura Stein, Alan Turner, Meyer Vaisman, Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York, NY Drawing on Sculpture, Cohen Gallery, New York, NY A Room with Some Views, Curated by John Baldessari, ICI Benefit, Sonnabend Gallery, New York, NY Interdisciplinary, Woodbury University, Burbank, CA Animal Farm, James Corcoran Gallery, Santa Monica, CA The Return of the Cadavre Exquis, The Drawing Center, New York, NY, traveled to: Contemporaneo, Mexico City, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA, Forum for Contemporary Art, St. Louis, MO 1993 Ghost-limb, Basilico Fine Arts, New York, NY New Sculpture; Softer Surfaces, Transamerica Pyramid, San Francisco, CA Salad Days, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA Futura Book Collection, Air de Paris, Nice, France 1992 Thomas Solomon’s Garage, Los Angeles, CA Fluxattitudes, New Museum, New York, NY GROUP SHOWS CONT'D 1992 The Laura Show, Tri, Los Angeles, C Tattoo Collection, Air de Paris & Urbi et Orbi, c/o Galerie Jennifer Flay, Paris, Travels: Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany. L’Art dans la Peau, CRDC, Nantes, France, organized by Air de Paris & Urbi et Orbi Breaking the Code, Works Gallery, Long Beach, CA Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO 1991 Fiar International Art under 30, Palazzo della Permanente di Milano, Italy, Traveled to: Chiostro della Chiesa di Santa Maria Sopra Minerva di Roma, Rome, Espace Cardin di Paris, France Accademia Italiana delle Arti e Delle Arti Applicate, London, England, UCLA Wight Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA Kyle Belding Gallery, Denver, CO L.A. Times, Boise Art Museum, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA Fluxattitudes, Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY 1990 Viral Infection the Body and its’ Discontents, Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY L.A. My Third Lady, Tanja Grunert, Köln, Germany Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA In Her Image, Barbara Toll Gallery, New York, NY Representation-Non-Representation, Security Pacific National Bank, Costa Mesa, CA Racing Thoughts, Tom Solomon’s Garage, Los Angeles, CA New Edge: Young Los Angeles, Karl Bornstein Gallery, Santa Monica, CA DAG Gallery, Los Angeles, CA PUBLIC COMMISSIONS Bauhaus University, Weimar, Germany MUSEUM COLLECTIONS Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles GRANTS/AWARDS NYFA Arts Fund BIBLIOGRAPHY 2003 Kula, Marisa, New Surrealists, Surface Magazine, Issue 43, Illus Kamin Rapaport, Brooke, “Plant art is there room to grow?” Sculpture Magazine June pp47-51 illus.p48 2000 Schjeldahl, Peter. DNART, New Yorker, October 2. illus. Kimmelman, Micheal. NY Times, September 15 Hatcher, Thursten. CNN.com “Artist’s join in the Genetic Revolution”posted September 7-19. illus. 1999 Kunstforum. "Laura Stein", May/June 1999 (cover Illus.) Photography Quarterly "Horizons of Language" Spring 1999 #74, pp18-19. 1998 Nemitz, Barbara. Die Zeit Magazin NR 47. November 12, 1998 Pearlstein, Alix. Waschen. "Laura Stein", Spring 1998, #4, pp.13-16. Griffin, Tim. World Art. "Universal Pictures", Issue 18, pp.60-63. Volk, Gregory. Art in America, "Laura Stein at Basilico", June 1998, p.114 Burckhardt, Von Lucius. Basler Magazin, "Arbeiten mit Lebewesen- Wissenschaft oder Kunst?", April 11, 1998, pp. 12-13 BIBLIOGRAPHY, cont. 1998 Marsching, Jane D. Art Papers, "Laura Stein", March/April 1998 Fifield, George. Art New England, "It's Alive", April/May 1998 Norris, Tim. New Art Examiner, "Laura Stein", February 1998 Ebony, David. ArtNet, "Laura Stein at Basilico Fine Arts" 1997 Johnson, Ken. The New York Times, "Laura Stein: On the Inside", ?Dec. 5, 997, p. E33 Flash Art, "Laura Stein", November-December 1997, p. 55 Temin, Christine. Boston Sunday Globe, "Laura Stein: On the Inside", Nov. ? 8, 1997 Silver, Joanne. Boston Herald, "Art explores life on the inside", ?October 31, 1997, p. S13 The New York Times(Boston), "Datebook", October 31, 1997 Wildman, David. Boston Sunday Globe, ?"Sculptor isn't wedded to one technique", Oct. 19, 1997 Porges, Maria. Sculpture, "Tony Bellaver, Nole Giulini, Laura Stein, Olav Westphalen", September 1997, pp. 74-75 Cassim, Julia. The Japan Times, "San Francisco center's shows ready for ? reverse importation to Japan?", Sunday April 13, p.3 The Metropolitan, "Center for the Arts", April Bonetti, David. S.F. Examiner, "Art finally makes an appearance at Center", ? March 28 Thym, Jolene. Oakland Tribune, " Exhibit features works that come to these artists naturally", March 12 Fazzolari, Bruno. Artweek, "Organically Grown", May, p.20 , illus. New Observations, edited by Stuart Horodner, Spring, #114, illus. p.8 1996 Melrod, George. World Art, "Bio-Perversity",#4, pp.70-74 Ichihara, Kentaro. B T Magazine, June, Vol. 48, No.726, pp. 93-94 Blair, Dike. Flash Art, "Laura Stein: Basilico Fine Arts", March-April 1996, ? pp. 111-112 1995 Aletti, Vince. The Village Voice, "Voice Choices", April 11, 1995, p. 10 Framework, Vol. 7, Issue 3, pp. 44-48, Illustrated (magazine project) Zapp magazine, Spring, Illustrated Levin, Kim. The Village Voice, "Möbius Strip", January 24, 1995, p. 8 1994 H, J. Die Presse Schaufenster, "Paradies Verloren?", October 27, p. 11. Illus. Schneider, Christiane. Jahresring 41, artists project, 1994 Gookin, Kirby. Artforum, "Laura Stein at Basilico Fine Arts", October 1994, p. 105 Jahresring 41, edited by Christiane Schneider, pp.114-117 Acme Journal, "Being Not Within", Vol. 1, No.3, Illustrated Levin, Kim. The Village Voice, "Voice Listings: The Natural World", ?August 16, 1994, p. 79 Cavanaugh, Kraig E. Gallery News, "Shrubs by Stein", June 9, 1994, Levin, Kim. The Village Voice, "Voice Listings: Laura Stein", May 3, 1994, ? p. 79 Smith, Roberta. The New York Times, "For the New Galleries of the 90's ? Small (and Cheap) is Beautiful", April 22, 1994, pp. C1, C22, illus. Molesworth, Carol. Manhattan User's Guide, "Laura Stein", Vol. 2, Issue 12, ? April 19 Jarrell, Joe. Sculpture, "Laura Stein", March-April 1994, p. 49 1993 Wilson, William. Los Angeles Times, "Local Traditions Alive in FIAR Exhibit," February 6, 1993, section F p.12 Pagel, David. Shift, "Tom Solomon," number 14 1993 illus. 1992 Cotter, Holland. The New York Times, "Three Shows Celebrate the Spirit of?Fluxus," October 23, 1992, p. C19 Kandel, Susan. Los Angeles Times, "Grouping of Lauras Show Arbitrary but ? Witty Choices," Calendar, Thursday September 3, 1992, pp. 4-5. 1991 Ross, Jeanette. Artweek, "Kicking Their Gurus," p.24 illus. 1991 Spearman, William. The Idaho Statesman, Friday, 6 September 1991 Leggett, Carol. Stop Magazine, #4 1991, p.143Gilbert-Rolfe, Jeremy. Artspace, "Slaves of LA," Summer 1991, p.79 1990 Eisenberg, Felicia. Scape , July 1990 p.22 Illus. LA Style , June 1990, Illus. p. 197 Spector, Buzz. Artforum, December 1989, pp. 149-150 Colker, David. Los Angeles Times, Calendar, "Gallery in Garage," ?Sun. Nov.19, 1989, p.111 Angeles Magazine , "Art up our Alley," October 1989, p. 22 Clearwater, Bonnie. The Journal of Art , "It’s happening at home," September/ October 1989 p. 30 Clearwater, Bonnie. "Our Gang," Visions , Summer 1989 p. 12 CATALOGUES/BOOKS What do Pictures Want?, WJT Mitchell, University of Chicago Press Der Garten der Künstlerin, 33 portraits, Charlotte Seeling, Gerstenberg Verlag Living Sculpture, Mitchell-Beazley, Octopus Press Transplant, Edited by Barbara Nemitz, Cantz Hunter College Art Gallery, "Nature is Not Romantic" National Touring Service at the Hayward Gallery, "Secret Victorians" Weatherspoon Art Gallery, "Wild/life" School of the Museum of Fine Arts, "On the Inside" California State University Fullerton, "Confronting Nature" CCC Tours, "Stoppage" Domestic Setting, "A Vital Matrix" Basilico Fine Arts, "Mobius Strip" Steiner, Barbara. "Lost Paradise" Reynolds, Zummer. "Crash" Lauf, Cornelia; Hapgood, Susan. "Fluxattitudes" FIAR International Prize. "Art under 30" Welchman, John. "Representation-Non-Representation" Crist, Jacqueline S. "L.A. Times"