• Westside Girls
    Ink and oil on linen on panel
    48 x 84 inches
    Photo Credit: Evan Bedford

  • Pallas Athena
    Ink and oil on linen on panel
    48 x 84 inches
    Photo Credit: Evan Bedford

  • The Approach (Towards New Bedford)
    Ink and oil on panel
    30 x 42 inches
    Photo Credit: Evan Bedford

  • The Brush-Off
    Ink and oil on panel
    30 x 42 inches
    Photo Credit: Evan Bedford

  • Tomorrowland
    Ink and canvas on panel
    5 x 8 feet
    Photo Credit: Evan Bedford

  • Synchronicity
    Ink and oil on panel
    18 x 24 inches
    Photo Credit: Evan Bedford

  • Love Letter.5
    Mixed media on canvas
    70 x 53 inches
    Photo Credit: Evan Bedford
  • Whitney Bedford: Numinous
    Installation view, Carrie Secrist Gallery
    May 18 – July 7, 2018
    Photo Credit: Tiny Mechanism

  • Whitney Bedford: East of Eden
    Installation view, Carrie Secrist Gallery
    May 21 – July 2, 2016
    Photo Credit: Clare Britt



Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA


2003 MFA, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
1999 Fulbright Visiting Artist under Professor Wolfgang Petrick, Hochschule der Kuenste, Berlin, Germany
1998 B.A., Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
1996 Pont-Aven School of Art, Pont-Aven, France Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, Scotland
1993 Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Baltimore, MD

Solo Exhibitions

2018 “Numinous,” Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago
2018 “Bohemia,” Starkwhite, Auckland, New Zealand
2017 “The Left Coast,” Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Los Angeles, CA
2017 “La La Land,” Art:Concept, Paris, France
2016 “East of Eden,” Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago
2016 Starkwhite, Auckland, New Zealand
2015 “Night and Day,” Taymour Grahne, New York, NY
2015 Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
2014 “Whitney Bedford,” Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago
2014 “Love Letters,” Project Space, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
2013 “This for That,” Starkwhite, Auckland, New Zealand
2011 Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Los Angeles, CA
2010 “Whitney Bedford (here and there),” Starkwhite, Auckland, New Zealand
2009 Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Los Angeles, CA
2008 “Whitney Bedford,” Art:Concept, Paris, France
2007 “Whitney Bedford: The Escape Artist Series,” Cherry and Martin, Los Angeles, CA
2006 Art:Concept, Paris, France
2005 D’Amelio Terras, New York, NY
2005 Cherry de los Reyes, Los Angeles, CA
2004 Art:Concept, Paris, France
2000 “Whitney Bedford,” Hotel de Ville, Biot, France
1999 “Whitney Bedford,” Fulbright-Kommission, Berlin, Germany
1998 “Whitney Bedford,” BEB Gallery, Providence, RI
1997 “Whitney Bedford,” Sokolofska #124 Space, Prague, Czech Republic

Group Exhibitions

2018 “Evolver”, LA Louver, Los Angeles, CA
2018 “As You Like It – C’est Comme Vous Voulez”, Praz-Delavallade, Los Angeles, CA
2017 “25 Years,” Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, IL
2016 “A Verdant Summer,” Taymour Grahne Gallery, New York, NY
2016 “Painting: A Transitive Space,” ST PAUL ST Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
2015 La Femme de trente ans, Art : Concept, Paris France
2014 “Lovers,” Starkwhite, Auckland, New Zealand
2014 “Sargent’s Daughters,” Sargent’s Daughters, New York, NY
2012 “Facing the Sublime in Water, CA,” Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
2011 “everything Must Go,” A Project with Ceramica Suro Guadalajara, Mexico, organized by Jose Noe Suro and Eduardo Sarabia, New York, NY
2010 “Five from L.A.,” Galerie Lelong, New York, NY
2010 “Bagna Cauda,” Gallerie Art Concept, Paris, France
2010 “Houdini: Art and Magic, 1919-1949,” the Jewish Museum, New York, NY, traveled to: Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA; Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA; Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
2010 “The Gleaners: Works from the Sarah and Jim Taylor Collection,” Myhren Gallery, University of Denver, CO
2009 “This Is Killing Me,” Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, MA
2008 Carlier Gebauer, Berlin, Germany
2007 “X – Snow Falls in the Mountains,” St Paul St Gallery, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, curated by Jan Bryant
2007 “Poker,” Galleria Monica de Cardenas, Milan, Italy
2006 “Melancholy in Contemporary Art,” Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel-Aviv, Israel
2006 “Step Into Liquid,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, CO
2006 “Peindre des images,” Galerie de l’Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Quimper, France
2005 “CUT,” Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
2005 “Evidence,” Inman Gallery, Houston, TX
2005 “The Third Peak,” Art:Concept, Paris, France
2005 “Rogue Wave,” LA Louver, Venice, CA|
2005 “Wunderkammer 2,” Nina Menocal, Mexico City, D.F., Mexico
2005 “Sad Songs,” University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
2005 “Project Room: A Show Without Works,” curated by Daniele Perra, Spazio Lima, Milan, Italy
2004 “summer group show,” Cherry de los Reyes, Los Angeles, CA
2004“Carpet Bag and Cozyspace,” Healing Arts Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2004 “Rimbaud,” Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels, Belgium
2003 Black Dragon Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2003 Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2003 “MFA Exhibitions Show #1,” UCLA New Wight Gallery/Kinross, Los Angeles, CA
1998 “New England Connection,” Lanning Gallery, Columbus, OH
1998 “Woods-Gerry Invitational Exhibition,” Woods-Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI
1997 “Inagurative Show,” Space 1026 Space, Philadelphia, PA
1996 L’Ecole Nouveau de Pont-Aven (The New Pont-Aven School Painters),” Hotel de Ville, Pont-Aven, France|
1996 “Salon de Refusés,” Gallerie M, Pont-Aven, France
1995 “Common Threads,” Rites and Reasons Gallery, Providence, RI

Selected Press

Gallery Exhibitions