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Julie Orser (b. Chicago) received her MFA in Studio Art from California Institute of the Arts and a BFA in Photography at Pacific Northwest College of Art. Her videos, photography, and multi-channel installations have exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art (New York), Luckman Gallery (Los Angeles), Changing Role Gallery (Rome), Shoshana Wayne Gallery (Santa Monica), Christopher Grimes Gallery (Santa Monica), Steve Turner Contemporary (Los Angeles), Künstlerhaus Bethanien (Berlin), Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (Salt Lake City), Il Magazzino d'Arte Moderna (Rome), Royal College of Art (London), Kunstraum Innsbruck (Austria), The Gallery Loop (Seoul), Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts (Omaha), Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (San Francisco), Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, The Armory Center for the Arts (Pasadena), Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, Cheekwood Museum of Art (Nashville), Ann Arbor Film Festival, Saison Vidéo, PDX Film Festival, and Dallas Video Festival. Orser was awarded the 2010 California Community Foundation Visual Artist Fellowship for Emerging Artists, the 2014 and 2009 Investing in Artists grants from the Center for Cultural Innovation, and the 2014 ARC grant. Julie is the co-founder of ART OFFICE for Film & Video and Assistant Professor in the Creative Photography Program at California State University, Fullerton. She lives and works in Los Angeles.

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Education
2005 MFA, Studio Art, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
1999  BFA, Photography, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR
1997 – 1998

Film, Northwest Film Center, Portland, OR

Solo Exhibitions
2015 Always Green, Ever-Living, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT
2014 Madeleine, Luckman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2010 Playback, Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA
2008 Anna Moore, Changing Role Gallery, Rome, Itlay
2007 Anna Moore, Paul Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Anna Moore, Philip Feldman Gallery, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR

Selected Group Exhibitions
2014

Hollywood Forever, Curated by Allie Carr, SIA Gallery, Sheffield, United Kingdom

2013 L.A. Stories: Videos from the West Coast, Curated by Tim B. Wride, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
Super 8, Curated by Christopher Grimes Gallery, Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2012

Echo of Echo, Curated by Shirley Tse and Marichris Ty, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Super 8, Curated by Christopher Grimes Gallery, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
Project Electra, The Crypt, Bristol Biennial, Bristol, United Kingdom
Super 8, Curated by Christopher Grimes Gallery, Yerba Buena Center for the Art, San Francisco, CA

2011

Doublespeak, Curated by Micol Hebron, UMOCA Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City, UT

Super 8, Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2010

Seeing is Becoming, Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, Indianapolis, IN

Culture Shock: Video Interventions at the QET, Public Video Exhibition coinciding with Vancouver’s presentation
of 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver, B.C.

2009 Unusual Behavior, Curated by Heather Jeno Silva, Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara, CA
Drama of the Gifted Child: The Five Year Plan, The Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
feeling, Feelings, Compact/Space, Los Angeles, CA
2008

Here Once Again Where Art and Cinema Interact, The Gallery Loop, Seoul, Korea

Video as Video: Rewind To Form, Swimming Pool Project Space, Chicago, IL
Akklimitizatsia (Acclimatization): New Work from Saint Petersburg & Los Angeles, C.A.G. Gallery, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Calypso: Videoteque, Sala Rekalde, Bilbao, Spain

2007 Multiple Vantage Points: Southern CA Women Artists, 1980-2006, Curated by Dextra Frankel, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery,
Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles, CA
Works by Emerging Video Artists, Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, TN
Notes from the Overpass: New Art from Los Angeles and Saint Petersburg, Galleriet G18, Helsinki, Finland
2006 Tomorrowland: CalArts in Moving Pictures, Curated by Josh Siegel, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Contemporary, Curated by Maria Rosa Sossai, Magazzino d'Arte Moderna, Rome, Italy
A Play on Action: 5 Los Angeles Artists Consider Feminism, Curated by Bari Ziperstein, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Fair Exchange, Curated by Irene Tsatsos and Glenn Phillips, Millard Sheets Gallery, Pomona, CA
At Home in the World, Curated by Elise Barclay, Armory Northwest/965, Pasadena, CA
Action Adventure, CANADA, New York, NY
VideoMixTape5, Kunstraum Innsbruck, Austria
Signal Channel: Contemporary Video Art, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE
11:59, Curated by Parker Jones, Compact/Space, Los Angles, CA
Selected Screenings
2015 All I could do is watch, ATLAS IN LA, Organized by Paul Pescador, Echo Park Film Center, Los Angeles, CA
Intermission, Terry Chatkupt, Julie Orser, Marco Rios, Simon Preston Gallery, New York, NY
2014 16th Annual Maryland Film Festival, MD
2013 26th Annual Dallas VideoFest, Dallas, TX
2012 Souvenirs From Earth, Curated by Alec Crichton, Video Art Television Broadcast, France and Germany
MoMA Documentary Fortnight 2012: MoMA's International Festival of Nonfiction Film and Media, MoMA, New York, NY
2011 Woman Represented, Curated by Akosua Adomoa Owusu, ARTLAB Film Forum, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington DC

Sight of Place: Landscape in Experimental Film and Video, Curated by David Burns, UCI Art Gallery, Irvine, CA
Between Document & Fiction, Curated by José Carlos Teixeira, Maus Hábitos and Passos Manuel, Porto, Portugal
Full Screen, Curated by CULTUREHALL, Big Screen Plaza, New York, NY

2010 Into the Great Wide Open: New Video from Los Angeles, The Woodmill Building, London

34 Degrees North: A Selection of Artist Videos from Los Angeles, Curated by Paul Young, Art LA Contemporary,
Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA

2009

11th Annual Eagle Rock Music Festival, Los Angeles, CA

The Company Presents, Video Screening at Acud Kunstverein, Berlin, Germany
Narration, Animation, Provocation: Video Screening Part 2, Curated by Kristi Lippire, Torrance Art Museum, CA
Backyard Video Screening, Summer Series Curated by Kristi Lippire, Los Angeles, CA
The Company Presents, Video Screening at The Sagamore Miami Beach, FL
8th PDX Film Festival, Portland Documentary & eXperimental Film Festival, Portland, OR

2008

Running Time 24:00:00, Curated by Micol Hebron, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, CA

Cinematic, or Moving Images Expanded: Artists' Film and Video Showcase, Insa Art Space, Seoul, Korea
Imitation of Life, Saison Vidéo Screening #32, Lille, France

2007 Stranger than Fiction-Helsinki, Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, Finland
2006 FilmLichter 06, International Short Film Festival Detmold, Germany

44thAnn Arbor Film Festival, Ann Arbor, MI
19th Annual Dallas Video Festival, Dallas, TX
5th PDX Film Festival, Peripheral Produce Invitational, Portland, OR
Contemporary Film Series: Spark Video Program, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
Spark Video, Spark Contemporary Art Space, Syracuse, NY
Stranger than Fiction, The LAB, San Francisco, CA
The Visuals, Curated by Echotrope, University of Nebraska Lincoln, NE
Film & Video from Portland Oregon, Curated by Claire Fowler, Royal College of Art, Kensington Gore, London

Special Projects
2015 Black Dahlia Dinner, Art and Culinary Event, Los Angeles Eats Itself, WUHO Woodbury University, Hollywood, CA

XX Redux: Revisiting a Feminist Collective, Micol Hebron’s Gallery Tally Poster Project, Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University,
Orange, CA (organized by Micol Hebron)  

2014

(en)Genderer (in)Equity: The Gallery Tally Poster Project, Micol Hebron’s Collaborative Project, ForYourArt,
Los Angeles, CA (organized by Micol Hebron)

Awards, Grants, Residencies
2014 ARC Grant from the Center for Cultural Innovation

CCI Investing in Artist grant, Artistic Equipment & Tools

2012 Tokamak Residency Program 2012, Helsinki, Finland
2010

California Community Foundation Visual Artist Fellowship for Emerging Artists

2009 CCI Investing in Artist grant, Artistic Innovation
2006 1st Place Peripheral Produce Invitational World Championship V, PDX Film Fest, Portland, OR
2004 California Institute of the Arts Scholarship, Valencia, CA
2003 The Herb Alpert Foundation Scholarship, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
1999 Stephen Swerling Award, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR
Artist Lectures
2015

Artist Lecture, Always Green, Ever-Living, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT, October 8

Interview, The Conversation: Contemporary Art Podcast by Michael Shaw, Episode#106: “The Crit” 5 students from Michael Asher’s
Post-Studio seminar, as portrayed in Chapter 2 of Seven Days in the Art World,
May 16

2014

Artist Lecture, Madeleine, Luckman Gallery, California State University, Los Angeles, CA, October 16

2013 Artist Lecture, LA Stories: Narrative Videos from the West Coast exhibition, Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach, FL, November 7

Artist Lecture, Video and Film, Department of Art, Architecture + Art History, University of San Diego, September 26

2012 Panelist, Multiplicities in Dialogue: From Political Caucus to Engaged Community, Women's Caucus for Art, CAA, Los Angeles, CA, February 24
2011 Artist Lecture, Artists In Their Own Words, California State University, Long Beach, June 13

Interview, Images in Time, Video, UCLA, Daily Bruin, Los Angeles, CA, August 28
Interview, Interview with Julie Orser, video artist extraordinaire, GYST Radio, Los Angeles, CA, May 2

2010 Artist Lecture, Art Mentor Program, Santa Monica College, CA, November 20
Artist Lecture, Broad Hall, Pitzer College, Claremont, CA, October 26
Panelist, Round Table Discussion, Documentary Film Production Class, CalArts, CA, April 1
2009

Artist Gallery Talk, Unusual Behavior, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, CA, November 14

2008

Artist Lecture, MFA Program Visiting Artist Lectures, Otis College of Art and Design, CA, October 23

Curatorial Lecture, The MOVING INDEX, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA, October 6
Artist Lecture, Broad Performance Space, Pitzer College, Claremont, CA, April 24
Artist Lecture, CAP, Community Arts Partnership, California Institute of the Arts, CA July 15
Artist Lecture, Summer Institute, UCLA Department of Art, CA July 17

2007 Artist Lecture, Advanced New Genres, UCLA Department of Art, CA

Artist Lecture, fem-in-art, UCLA Department of Art, CA
Artist
Gallery Talk, Multiple Vantage Points: Southern CA Women Artists, 1980-2006, Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Park,
Los Angeles, CA, March 31
Artist Gallery Talk, Anna Moore, Feldman Gallery, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR, January 31

2006 Artist Lecture, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR, April 28                

Artist Panelist, A Play on Action: 5 Los Angeles Artists Consider Feminism, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, hosted by
The Fellows of Contemporary Art, Santa Monica, CA, April 1

2005

Artist Lecture, Nomad & Residence, ART2102, Los Angeles, CA, May 21

Curatorial Projects
2008 - Present The MOVING INDEX, ART OFFICE Online Film & Video Exhibition
2008 Troooz, ART OFFICE at Parkhaus in Malkastenpark, Düsseldorf, Germany
Reality Testing, ART OFFICE & Slab at Parkhaus in Malkastenpark, Düsseldorf, Germany
Reality Testing, ART OFFICE & Slab at LACE: Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, CA
2007 troooz, ART OFFICE at Show Cave Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Force of Nature, ART OFFICE in the Project Space, Feldman Gallery, Portland, OR
2006 Look, Win, Get It On, ART OFFICE at UCLA Department of Art, EDA, Los Angeles, CA
Bibliography
2015 Los Angeles Eats Itself Turned the Entire Black Dahlia Murder into an Edible Art Experience, LAWeekly, by Paul Teetor, April 15
2014

Julie Orser: Madeleine, by Rebecca Sheehan, Exhibition Text: Madeleine, Luckman Gallery Los Angeles

Julie Orser’s Cinematic Fascination, KCET’s Artbound, by Alicia Eler, October
Continuing and Recommended, September 2014 "Analog/Digital", ArtScene Magazine by Roberta Carasso, September
2013 At the Norton: ‘L.A. Stories’ is intriguing, mysterious video exhibit, Palm Beach Post, by Larry Aydlette, November

Norton show explores how video artists deal with narrative, Palm Beach Daily News, Arts Review, by Jan Sjostrom, November
The Anti-Hollywood, Boca Raton Magzine, Review, by John Thomason, November 13

2012

Interview, Julie Orser’s Big Bright World, CSUF News, by Paula Selleck, October 2012

2011

Doublespeak, ARTPULSE Magazine, by Cara Despain, Reviews, December 2011

Doublespeak, 15 bytes: Utah's Art Magazine, by Ehren Clark, November 2011 Edition
2009 On THE Radar: Seventeen Artists You Should Know About, THE Magazine, by Shana Nys Dambrot

Review: Drama of the Gifted Child: The Five Year Plan, X-TRA, by Micol Hebron, Vol. 12 No. 2, pp. 44 - 47
America’s Absurdist Videos: Unusual Behavior Open at CAF, Santa Barbara Independent, by Elizabeth Schwyzer, November
Off the Off Radar Art, Santa Barbara News Press, Arts Scene, by Josef Woodard, November

2008

Julie Orser, Roma, Changing Role, Exibart.com, by Helga Marsala, March 2008

Julie Orser: Anna Moore, by Hahn Ho, Exhibition Catalogue: Here Once Again: Where the Art and Cinema Interact,
Museum of Art Seoul National University, pgs 71, 82-83
Julie Orser, Changing Role, Roma, ARTKEY Magazine, by Maria Leonardi, April
Julie Orser: Mary Goes Round, Exhibition Catalogue: Imitation of Life, Saison Vidéo Lille France, p.55
2007 Julie Orser, Artforum, Critics’ Picks, by Andrew Berardini, July 2007

Julie Orser: “Anna Moore” at Paul Kopeikin Gallery, Art LTD., by Shana Nys Dambrot, September 2007, p.18
Julie Orser: Occurrence At Lookout Rock, Exhibition Catalogue: Multiple Vantage Points: Southern CA Women Artists,
1980-2006
, Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Park Los Angeles, pgs 66-67

2006 Contemporary, Roma, Magazzino d’Arte Moderna, Exibart.com, by Fabrizia Palomba, July

Upside-Down and Backwards L.A. Artists go to the Fair, by Glenn Phillips, Exhibition Catalogue: Fair Exchange,
Millard Sheets Gallery Pomona, pgs 51, 53-54

Public Collections

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

Academic Positions & Appointments
2012 – Present Assistant Professor, Creative Photography Program in the Department of Visual Arts, California State University Fullerton, CA
2012 – 2005

New Genres Lab Supervisor, UCLA Department of Art, Los Angeles, CA

2012 2009 Lecturer in Art, Art Department, Scripps College, Claremont, CA
2015 Juror for Annual Photography Exhibition, Chaffey College, CA
2014 Reviewer, Graduate Student Projects, UCLA Design Media Arts, Los Angeles, CA
2013

Reviewer, Fall MFA Graduate Student Exhibition, UCLA Design Media Arts, Los Angeles, CA

2013

Juror for Annual Juried Student Scholarships Exhibition, Chapman University, CA

2012 Lecturer in Media Studies, Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, CA
2011

Reviewer, Graduate Student Projects, UCLA Design Media Arts, Los Angeles, CA, March 9

2007 Lecturer, UCLA Department of Art, Summer Session, Los Angeles
Professional Activities
2006 – Present Co-Director of ART OFFICE for Film & Video, Los Angeles, CA
2012 Director, Editor, Big Bright World, Music Video for the band Garbage, Big Pictures Music Co, Los Angeles, CA