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Born in Pasadena in 1963. She lives and works in Los Angeles.

The core of Pae White’s practice is based in the desire to insert the domestic in the space of art, two worlds that in her practice overlap with playful and poetic vision. Her production allude to this constant oscillation between art and design, function and form, revealing a painterly, trompe-d’oeil quality that often confuses the real nature of their medium.

Since the beginning of her career Pae White has explored a variety of materials and techniques, formal elements being a central focus of her artistic production. Among her most iconic artworks we can mention her tapestries, mobiles, chandeliers, thread installations, neon installations. Her research develops with the study of different materials as aluminum, ceramic, clay, glass, marble, paper, porcelain and steel.

All of pae White’s works share an intrinsic duality, existing as both functional objects and sculptures. The duality is seen in the production of her work as well, whereby what seems manual, hand-crafted, is in fact the fruit of advanced mechanical technology.


selected museum exhibitions

Pae White work has been exhibited internationally in several solo exhibitions in venues such as San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose (2019); moderne galerie, Saarbrücken, (2017); le stanze del vetro, Venice (2017); Henry Art Gallery, Seattle (2015); MAK – Museum of Applied Arts, Wien (2013); Langen Foundation, Neuss (2013); South London Gallery, London (2013); The Power Plant, Toronto (2011) and many others.

pae white has participated to the NGV Triennial, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne (2017); the Whitney Biennial (2010); the 53rd Venice Biennal (2009); the Prague Triennale (2008).

Among pae white recent group shows, we can mention Istanbul Modern, Istanbul; Lismore Castle Arts, Ireland (2016); PAC – Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, Milano (2015); Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin (2013); Museé d’Art Moderne, Paris (2013); Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2013); Solomon Guggenheim Museum, New York; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (2010); Tate Modern, London; the Jewish Museum, New York; Triennale Milano, milano (2006) and many others.


public collections

pae white’s work is in many permanent collections, including those of the Art Institue of Chicago; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Kemper Art Museum, St. Luis; Jumex Collection, Mexico city; MAK – Museum of Applied Arts, Wien; moca, Los Angeles;  moma, new york; sfmoma, san francisco; Stedlijk Museum, amsterdam; tate modern, london; The Henry Gallery, Seattle; The National Gallery of Victoria, melbourne;


shows at kaufmann repetto

attractive nuisance, 2022, solo show at KAUFMANN REPETTO, MILAN
Demimondaine, 2017, solo show at kaufmann repetto Milan
… and then you know what?, 2014, solo show at kaufmann repetto Milan
a piece of the almost grey sky…, 2011, solo show at kaufmann repetto Milan
mr. baci e abbracci, 2008, solo show at kaufmann repetto Milan
chamois, foggy and sespe, 2003, solo show at kaufmann repetto Milan
pae white, 2001, solo show at kaufmann repetto Milan

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pay White (B.1963 Pasadena) She lives and works in Los Angeles.


upcoming solo exhibitions


Fosun Foundation, Shanghai


upcoming group exhibitions


Centre Pompidou, Paris
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara


selected solo exhibitions


Slow Winter Sun, Jessica Silverman, San Francisco, CA


„bugs, drugs, a crab and maybe, some… rain”, Kunstverein Jesteburg, Jesteburg
Attractive Nuisance, kaufmann repetto, Milano


Friendship is Magic, STPI, Singapore
~ ~ ~ ~~~~~~~v2, neugerriemschneider, Berlin


Beta Space, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose


Presumptive Close, greengrassi, London
Small World, Galerie Elvira Gonzales, Madrid
MOTHERFLOCKER UPPERCASE, neugerriemschneider, Berlin


Spacemanship, Saarland Museum, Saarbrucken, Germany
Qwalala, Le stanze del vetro, Cini Foundation, Venice
Demimondaine, kaufmann repetto, Milan


Command-Shift-4, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle


…and then you know what?, kaufmann repetto, Milan
Genau or Never, Greengrassi, London
Special No. 127, Neugerriemschneider, Berlin, Germany


O R L L E G R O, MAK, Österreichisches Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Vienna
In love with tomorrow, Langen Foundation, Neuss, Düsseldorf
Too Much Night, Again, South London Gallery, London


The Magic Carpet, Berlin Brandenburg Airport, Berlin
summer xx, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia

Here Today, 1301PE, Los Angeles
Material Mutters, Site Santa fe, santa fe
Restless Rainbow, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
A piece of the almost grey sky…, kaufmann repetto, Milan
Dying Oak/Elephant and Wild Rasberry Bush/Ballerina, Urban Video Project, Everson Museum of Art, New York

Material Mutters, The Power Plant, Toronto
Art On the Underground, special commission for the London’s Gloucester Road underground station
Dying Oak/Elephant, St. Louis Art Museum, New Media Series, St. Louis

Oceanfront Project, Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami
Weaving Unsung, 53rd Venice Biennale, Venice
Point, Counterpoint, Cloud (2 Person exhibition with Daniel Buren), Xavier Hufkens, Brussels
Casa Iteso Clavigero, Guadalajara
China Art Objects Galleries, Los Angeles
Smoke Knows, 1301PE, Los Angeles
Lisa Bright and Dark, Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke
Between the Outside-In, New Langton Arts, San Francisco
Between the Inside-Out, Mills College, San Francisco

Lisa Bright and Dark, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale
2 Person show with TJ Wilcox, Gavlak, West Palm Beach
Mr. Baci e Abracci, francesca kaufmann, Milan
Too Much Night, neugerriemschneider, Berlin

Directions – with Virgil Marti, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington
Get Well Soon, greengrassi, London

NW for NZ, Sue Crockford Gallery, Auckland
Midnight, Skestos Gabriele, Chicago
In no particular order, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester

Another Cherry Blossom, greengrassi, London
Cottonmouth, neugerriemschneider, Berlin
Bazar, Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris
Periwinkles, 1301PE, Los Angeles
In no particular order, Milton Keynes Gallery, Milton Keynes

Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
Amps and Ohms, Centre d’Art Contemporain la Synagogue de Delme, Delme
Ohms and Amps, Le Salle de Bains, Lyon

Giraffes, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
Fire ‘n’ Nice, 1301PE, Los Angeles
Chamois, Sespe and Foggy, francesca kaufmann, Milan

Ghost Towns, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth
A grotto, some nightfish and a second city, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver
The Actual Tigers, greengrassi, London

1301PE, Los Angeles
Thoughts on Owls by Men of Letters, Antiquariat Buchholz, Cologne
blue city, francesca kaufmann, Milan
Metro Pictures, New York
Web Samplers and Bahee Clock Village, 1301PE, Los Angeles
Birds and Ships, neugerriemschneider, Berlin

China Art Objects Galleries, Los Angeles
Web Samplers and Bahee Clock Village, 1301PE, Los Angeles
Birds and Ships, neugerriemschneider, Berlin, Germany

Steve Hanson and Pae White, China Art Objects Galleries, Los Angeles
WPEP, Finesilver Gallery, San Antonio
Neapolitan City, 1301PE, Los Angeles

greengrassi, London

Animal Flood, I-20 Gallery, New York

Summer Work, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica

Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica

Graduate Exhibition, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena

10, 11, W.C. Gallery, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena

Bliss Gallery, Pasadena


Selected group exhibitions


Nikos Alexiou. The Collection, Benaki Museum, Athens

Geometrie a mano, Spazio Circolo, Milano

Born Digital, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara

Hollywood Dream Bubble: Ed Ruscha’s Influence in Los Angeles and Beyond, The Hole, Los Angeles

Prospect, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla


To Weave the Sky: Textile Abstractions from the Jorge M. Pérez Collection, El Espacio 23, Jorge M. Pérez Collection, Miami

Ecstatic, Hammer Museum Los Angeles, CA


Everybody talks about the Weather, Fondazione Prada, Venice

Ordine e Disordine, MASSIMODECARLO, Hong Kong

Tondo, Anton Kern, New York, NY

The Tate Collection, Osaka, Japan 

The Tate Collection, Tokyo, Japan 

Group exhibition, 1301pe, Los Angeles

Cerámica suro: a story of collaboration, production and collecting in the contemporary arts, Dallas Contemporary, Dallas

The power and pleasure of books and possesions, neugerriemschneider, Berlin

The Tate Collection, Aukland Art Gallery, Aukland, New Zealand 

Think Pinker, GAVLAK, Los Angeles, curated by Beth DeWoody

Re-Materialized: The Stuff that Matters, Kaufmann Repetto, Milan

Re-Materialized: The Stuff that Matters, Kaufmann Repetto, New York

Pop-up: A Growing Season, Jessica Silverman, San Francisco

the last thing you see first, greengrassi, London, UK2020


Miniartextil- Rosa Alchemico, Villa Olmo, Como

vent’anni – twenty years, kaufmann repetto, New York

The Return of Guests: Selections from the PSA Collection, Shanghai’s Power Station of Art, Shanghai
LA ON FIRE, Wilding Cran Gallery, Los Angeles
Les fleurs du mal, All Too Human, Boston
Keith Mayerson | Friends and Family, Peter Mendenhall Gallery, Pasadena
Less Is a Bore: Maximalist Art & Design, ICA Boston, Boston
Negative Space, zkm center for art and media – Karlsuhe

Generations female artists in dialog part 1, Sammlung Goetz, Münich
Exhibiting the Exhibitions; from the Cabinet of Curiosities to the Curatorial Situation, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden-Baden
Goether University, Frankfurt
Walking on the Fade Out Lines, Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai
Inaugural Group Exhibition, Gavlak, Palm Beach
The World on Paper, Museum Palais Populaire, Berlin
GIANT SIZE, Mehdi Chouakri, Berlin
n.c.n.d.n.t, neugerriemschneider, Berlin
Born at home: Revenues and events of the office of the Alto Liso Tapestry in Jalisco 1968-2018, Museo Amparo, Puebla
Salone del Mobile, Milan
Viewing the Other, Alexander Tutsek Stiftung, Munich

National Gallery of Victoria Triennial, Melbourne
Behold Man, with Frances Stark and Karin Gulbran, China Art Gardens, Los Angeles
Field Guide, Remai Modern, Saskatoon
Sur/face. Spiegel, Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt/Main
Segnali di fumo, MACRO Testaccio, Rome
Poésie abstraite. Part II, MA Galerie, Paris
Sentido del Olfato, Galería Elvira González, Madrid
The Kindness of Strangers: Recent Acquisitions and Conservation Projects, The Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, scottsdale
LSD, Kunsthalle Oslo, Oslo

Weaving & We: The Second Hangzhou Triennial of Fibre Art, Zhejiang Art Museum, Hangzhou
Belief + Doubt: Selections from the Francie Bishop Good and David Horvitz Collection, Nova Southeastern University Art Museum, Fort Lauderdale A Weed is a Plant out of Place, Lismore Castle Arts, Waterford
Present, neugerriemschneider, Berlin; Minnesota Street Projects, San Francisco
Brain Multiples at 25, 1301PE Gallery, Los Angeles
Permanent Collection, SFMOMA, San Francisco
TILL IT’S GONE, Istanbul Modern, Istanbul
Intermission, 1301PE, Los Angeles
8868, Project 88, Mumbai

Good for Nothing (Cracks in the Mirror), GoodRoom, Munich
SUPER SUPERSTUDIO, PAC-Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, Milan
The Mapmaker’s Dream, Cheryl Haines Gallery, San Francisco
Le Souffleur. Schürmann meets Ludwig, Ludwig Forum Aachen, Aachen
Pushing the Press, A&D Museum, Los Angeles
Aïshti Foundation Opening, Aïshti Foundation, Beirut
Spin-Off., Works from Sandretto Re Rebaudengo Collection, Centro de Arte Contempoaneo de Quito, Quito
Going Public: International Collectors in Sheffiel(The Sandretto Collection), Sheffield Cathedral, Sheffield
Magnificent Obsessions: The Artist as Collector, Barbican Art Gallery, London and Sainsbury Center for Visual Art, Norwich
Open House, Todd Madigan Gallery, University of Bakersfield
Sweet 16, China Art Objects Galleries, Los Angeles

THE SOFT HOUSE between Art and Design, Museo Poldi Pezzoli, Milan
Dhaka Art Summit, Bangladesh Shilapkala Academy, Dhaka
Cross Section: Recent Acquisitions, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland
DECORUM, Shanghai
Project LSD, White Columns, New York
NY Times project exhibition
Ideal Estándar, Oficina de Proyectos Culturales, Puerta Vallarta
Impulse, Reason, Sense, Conflict. Abstract Art from the Ella FontanalsCisneros Collection, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami
ArtC new media program 2014, Phoenix Market City, Chennai
Me and Benjamin, Galerie Xippas, Paris

Soft Pictures, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin
Pet Shapes, China Art Objects Galleries, Los Angeles
Women, War, and Industry, San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego
frm vs fnctn nd bck gn, neugerriemschneider, Berlin, Germany
DECORUM, Museé d’Art Moderne, Paris
Art & Textile – Fabric as Material and Concept in Modern Art from Klimt to The Present, Kunstmuseum, Wolfsburg
A Point of View: Selected Gifts from the Laurence A. Rickels Collection, MOCA – The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Trama y Urdimbre, In memory of Fritz Riedl (1923-2013), Raúl Anguiano Museum, Guadalajara
Post Post Anxiety, International Art Objects Galleries, Los Angeles
Pattern: Follow the Rules, MCA Denver Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver
Abstract. Current Process and Hybridity, Galerie Perrotin, Paris
Selections from the Grunwald Center and the Hammer Contemporary Art Collection, The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
This Will Destroy That!, Design Matter, Los Angeles
Thomas Duncan, Los Angeles
DIALOGUES, Schindler House and For Your Art, Los Angeles
Tube Map Cover Commissions, The London Transport Museum, London
SPOT #1, Hôtel de Miramion, Balice Hertling, Paris
Display, Galerie Hussenot, Paris

Organic, Centre d’art Contemporain de Genève, Genève
Mind the Map: Inspiring Art, Design and Cartography, The London Transport Museum, London
Double Take, 2nd Mardin Biennal
International Orange, Fort Point, San Francisco
Print Out, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Once Again Particular, Control Room, Los Angeles
Make it Work: Material Matters in Art and Design, Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs
Behold, America! Art of the United States from Three San Diego Museums, The San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego

Alles Gerade lügt – Straight Lines Always Lie, Rahn Comtemporary, Zurich
Marea de Nudos, MUAC, Mexico City
Suspense. Suspended Sculpture, EX3, Florence
Love or Money, Estonia, Kumu Estonian Art Museum
Paradise Lost, Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, Istanbul
Spirit and Space, Collezione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Sala de Arte Santander, Madrid
Painting, Sue Crockford Gallery, Aukland
Greater LA, New York
Everything Must Go, Casey Kaplan Gallery, New York
Trespass Parade, West of Rome, Los Angeles
Paper Cuts, Fullerton College Art Gallery, Fullerton
A Rock and a Hard Place, Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki

PLUS ULTRA. Opere dalla Collezione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Macro, Rome
Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Contemplating the Void, The Solomon Guggenheim Museum, New York
Pièces à vivre, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Chamarande, France
Königstraum und Massenware, Selb, “Utopia Daily” section
Alchemy, Reed College, Portland
King Rat, Project Arts Center, Dublin
The Tale of a Blind Resistance Fighter, Galerie Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam
One Work, One Room, 1301PE, Los Angeles
The Artist’s Museum – Los Angeles Artists 1980 – 2010, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Marea de Nudos, Galería Jesús Gallardo, León, Guanajuato
The More Things Change, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
Five Year Anniversary Exhibition, Gavlak Gallery, West Palm Beach

Fare Mondi/Making Worlds, 53rd Biennale di Venezia, Venice
Mind The Step, 1301PE, Los Angeles
Notation. Calculation and Form in the Arts, ZKM Media Museum, Karlsruhe
1999, China Art Objects Galleries, Los Angeles
House is Not a Home, La Calmeterie, Nazelles
Summer Group Show, Cottage Home, Los Angeles
Installations Inside/Out: Armory 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena
In Bed Together, Royal/T, Los Angeles, curated by Jane Glassman
From My Universe: Objects of Desire, See Line Gallery, Los Angeles
Rock Garden, Salon 94, New York
Flower Power, Villa Giulia – CRAA Centro Ricerca Arte Attuale, Verbania
Group Show, Sue Crockford Gallery, Aukland

Villa Arson, Nice
Cohabitation: 13 artists and collage, francesca kaufmann, Milan
Schoener Wohner, Neugerreimshneider, Berlin
MEXICO: Expected/Unexpected, Collection of Agustín et Isabel Coppel, Maison Rouge, Paris
Shoes, Gavlak, South Beach
Martian Museum of Terrestrial Art, Babican Art Gallery, London
Implicasphere: Smoke, Pumphouse Gallery, London
Introduction, About Change Collection, Berlin
100 Years, 100 Artists, 100 Works of Art, Rochelle School, Shoreditch, London
Index: Conceptualism in California from the Permanent Collection, Geffen Contemporary, Los Angeles
Los Vinilos, Zoo Art Fair, Burlington Gardens, London
Tales of Time and Space, Folkestone Triennial, Folkestone
Aesthetics of Similarities, Another History of Future, part of the Prague Triennale – Re-reading the Future, Veletrzni Palace, National Gallery, Prague
Variation 1, Wiener Konzerthaus, Vienna
Smoke, Pump House Gallery, London
Construction, 1301PE, Los Angeles
The light of the virgo, China Art Objects Galleries, Los Angeles
Under the Influence, Art and Culture center of Hollywood, Hollywood
run run, Collins Gallery at University of Scotland, Glasgow
Legende, Domaine Departemental de Chamarande, Chamarande

Skulpture Projekte Munster 07, Münster
Half Square, Half Crazy, Villa Arson, Nice
If Everybody Had an Ocean, Tate St. Ives, Cornwall; CAPC, Bordeaux
New Materials as New Media, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati
Los Vinilos, El Basilico, Buenos Aires
Uneasy Angel, Los Angeles, Sprüth Magers, Munich
The Shadow Cabinet – part II, Route A1, de Appel, Amsterdam
Six, Williamson Gallery, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena
Alone in the Jungle, Mandarin, Los Angeles
L.A. Desire, Galerie Dennis Kimmerich, Dusseldorf
Darling, Take Fountain, Kalfayan Galleries, Athens
No Room for the Groom, with Douglas Sirk, Herald Steet, London
An Archeology, Zabludowicz Collection, London
Sculptors’ Drawings: Ideas, Studies, Sketches, Proposals, and More, Angles Gallery, Los Angeles
Michel und seine Freunde, Studio of Michel Majerus, Berlin
Running around the Pool, Contemporary Drawings, Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University, Tallahassee
Sound Art Limo, The Armory, New York

Kit-O-Parts, CAN, Centre d’Art Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel
Collage Effect, 1301PE, Los Angeles
We Can do this Now, The Power Plant, Toronto
New Acquisitions, Tate Modern, London
Glass, Material Matters, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles
HyperDesign, Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai
Domestique, Gallery Standard, Oslo
Raid Triumvirate 4. Pae White, Machine Histories and Amy Robinson, Raid Projects, Los Angeles
Il diavolo del focolare, Palazzo della Triennale, Milan
Idylle – Traum und Trugschluss, Sammlung Falckenberg, Hamburg; Kulturstiftung Phoenix Art, Hamburg
Shape without form, francesca kaufmann, Milan
Light X 8, The Jewish Museum, New York
China Art Objects Galleries Group Show (September), China Art Objects Galleries, Los Angeles
Accommodate, St. Paul St Gallery, School of Art and Design, AUT University, Auckland
Among the Ash Heaps of Millionaires, Ancient & Modern, London
Jumex Collection, Mexico City
Four decades of the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery collection, GovettAngela Bulloch,Judy Ledgerwood, Diana Thater and Pae White, 1301PE, Los Angeles
Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth

BIDIBIDOBIDIBOO, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin
Extreme Abstraction, Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, New York
The Lateral Slip, Sweeney Art Gallery, UC Riverside, Riverside
Interior Worlds, Les Filles du Calvaire, Brussels
Old News, LACE, Los Angeles; Sala de Arte Público Siqueiros, SAPS, Mexico City
Life on the Screens, Les Filles du Calvaire, Brussel
Lichtkunst aus Kunstlicht, ZKM, Museum für Neue Kunst & Medienmuseum, Karlsruhe
Tracking and Tracing – Contemporary Acquisitions 2000 – 2005, San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego

The Raw and the Cooked, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont
The Hollows of Glamour, Herbert Read Gallery, Canterbury
The Secret History of Clay, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool
Strike, ICA, Philadelphia
Strange Weather, Modern Art, London
Past Present Future: Contemporary Art 1950-present, 2003/2004, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
Sign Language, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Game, Ferragamo, Milan
Werke aus der Sammlung Boros, ZKM Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany

Watershed, Minetta Brook, New York
Breathing Water, Hauser & Wirth & Presenhuber, Zurich
Utopia Station, Venice Biennale, Venice
Black Rainbow, Lucky Tackle, San Francisco
160 Master Drawings, Oldenburg Kunstverein, Oldenburg
Works for Giovanni, China Art Objects Galleries, Los Angeles
Hover, The Henry Art Gallery, Seattle
Artist’s Gifts, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
From the Flat Files, Ramp Gallery, Wakaito Institute of Technology, Hamilton
3-D, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York
LEI ….Women in Italian Collections, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Torino,

Cola Grants, Barnsdall Art Park, Los Angeles
Hell, neugerriemschneider, Berlin, Germany
Richard Hawkins, Stan Kaplan and Pae White, Richard Telles Gallery, Los Angeles
Strike, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton
Intangible, exposición homenaja a Luis Barragán, Casa ITESO Clavigero, Guadalajara,
Strolling Through and Ancient Shrine and Garden, Acme, Los Angeles
Bosco, Brain Multiples, JRP éditions, Small Noise, Air de Paris, Paris
Shimmering Surfaces, Arnolfini Museum, Bristol and Cornerhouse, Manchester
Center of Attraction, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius
Group Show, Metro Pictures, New York, New York August 1 – 31, LA Louver, Venice, California
Kingdom and Cornerhouse, Manchester

Featherweight, Susan Hobbs Gallery, Toronto
The Americans. New Art, Barbican Gallery, curated by Mark Sladen London
Extra Art: A Survey of Artist’s Ephemera 1960-1999, The California College of Arts and Crafts, San Francisco
The Cult, China Art Objects Galleries, Los Angeles
Dedalic Convention, Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Vienna
Zero Gravity, Kunstverein, Düsseldorf
Rogue Wave, LA Louver, Los Angeles
Over…, Unlimited Contemporary Art, Athens
John Miller, Pae White and Fred Wilson, Metro Pictures, New York, New York New Work, New Spaces, The Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena

LA, Sprüth Magers, Cologne
Cheeseburger, Jürgen Becker Galerie, Hamburg
Circles ˚3, Zentrum für Kunst and Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe
Made in California, 1900 – 2001, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles
Redrawing the Line, Art in General, New York
Sex in the Country, Espace d’art contemporain L’Usine, Forde
Works on Paper, Studio Guenzani, Milan
What if, Moderna Museet, Stockholm
Against Design, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia

OldNewTown, Casey Kaplan, New York
Papermake, Modern Art, Inc., London
After the Goldrush, Threadwaxing Space, New York

Abstract Painting, Once Removed, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston
Color Fields, Luckman Fine Arts Gallery, Los Angeles
Biomorphic Abstraction, Curt Marcus Gallery, New York
L.A. Current Looking at the Light, 3 Generations of LA Artists, Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, Los Angeles
WAHLVERWANDTSCHAFTEN, Art & Appenzel, Appenzell
Hirsch Farm Project Now: Speculative Environment, Theme Song and Wisconsin
Open House, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
PhotoImage: Printmaking 60’s to 90’s, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
LA or Lilliput?, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach
Flaming June, Los Angeles
Love at the End of the Tunnel, or the Beginning of a Smart New Day, COCA, Seattle
The Unreal Person, Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach
Three Day Weekend, Krinzinger Gallery, Vienna
In the Polka Dot Kitchen, Otis Art Gallery, Los Angeles and The Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena
Time Dilates at Three-Day Weekend, Tomas Studios, New York
[Re] Mediation: The Digital in Contemporary American Printmaking, East Gallery, Contemporary Art Museum, University of South Florida, Tampa

Enterprise, ICA, Boston
Elusive Paradise, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Best of the Season, Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield
New Acquisitions and Work from the Permanent Collection, Los Angeles
County Museum of Art, Los Angeles
No Small Feet, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago
[re] – meditation: The Digital in Contemporary American Printmaking, 22nd International Biennial of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana
Her Eyes are a Blue Million Miles, Three Day Weekend in Mälmo
Ten Los Angeles Artists, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco
New Grounds, University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa

Landscape Reclaimed, The Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield
Just Past: The Contemporary in MOCA’s Permanent Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
True Bliss, LACE, Los Angeles
Muse-X Editions recent publications, Santa Monica Museum, Santa Monica
Sally Elesby/Pae White, Four Walls, San Francisco
Mod Squad, Spanish Box, Santa Barbara, California
Open House, Williamson Gallery, Art Center College, Pasadena
Ginny Bishton Richard Hawkins Pae White, Richard Telles Gallery, Los Angeles

HAWAII, with Jorge Pardo, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York
Saturday Night Fever, Tom Solomon’s Garage, Los Angeles
filmcuts, neugerriemschneider, Berlin
neotoma, Otis Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles
Youth Culture ate My Dog (but I don’t really mind), TBA, Chicago
Smells Like Vinyl, Roger Merians Gallery, New York
Message is the Medium, Castle Gallery, College of New Rochelle, New York

Pure Beauty, The American Center, Paris, France and MOCA, Los Angeles, curated by Ann Goldstein
Notational Photography, Petzel/Borgmann and Metro Pictures, New York
The Art of Seduction, The Center Gallery at Miami Dade Community College, Miami
Watt, Witte de With, Rotterdam and the Kunsthal, Rotterdam
Identity: The Logic of Appearance, Krinzinger Gallery, Vienna
Plane Structures, Otis Art Gallery, Los Angeles, Renaissance Society, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, and White Columns, Wesleyan University Center, Nevada Institute for the Advancement of Contemporary Art, The University of North Texas Art Gallery
The Green Show, Bradley Building, Los Angeles
Transtextualism, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica

Cherry Bomb, Southern Exposure, San Francisco
TIMES, Anderson O’Day Gallery, London
Home Alone, Bliss Gallery, Pasadena
The Imp of the Perverse, Sally Hawkins, New York
Into the Lapse, video exhibition, London and Friesenwall
120, Cologne, Dogenhouse and Leipzig, Bruno Brunnet Fine Arts, Berlin
The Royal Danish Academy of Art, Copenhagen (cat.)
société des Expositions, Palais des Beaux- Arts, Brussels

Into the Lapse, 1301, Santa Monica
Summer Show, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica
Group Show, Elizabeth Koury, New York
Recent Purchases From the Roseview Collection, Roseview Museum, Los Angeles, curated by Sally Elesby
Detour, International House, New York

The Lick of the Eye, Shoshana Wayne, Santa Monica
Window on L.A., L.A. Art Fair, Los Angeles
Sam Durant, Ed Suman, Andrew Winer and Pae White, Parker Zanic, Los Angeles

Mixed Media, Mixed Messages, Lang Art Gallery, Scripps College, Claremont
The White Show, W.C. Gallery, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena
Art Center and UCLA at Cal Arts, California Institute of the Arts Valencia


1991 MFA Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California
1990 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine
1985 BA Scripps College, Claremont, California

Special projects/Commissions

Mildbank, New York Crescent Real Estate,Dallas Norton Museum, West Palm Beach, Florida Beverly Center, Los Angeles

!Hi!¡Jinx!, Hollenbeck Police Station, Los Angeles

Qwalala, Le Stanze del Vetro, San Giorgio Pavilion, Venice Walbrook Square, monumental tapestries Pomona, Bloomberg International Headquarters, London, UK

please & thank you and Mistral, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

CMAS® Under Duress, LAX, New Bradley Terminal, Los Angeles, CA North Embarcadero Visionary Plan, San Diego, California

FAUXCILITATOR, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon THE Magic Carpet, Berlin Brandenburg Airport, Berlin, Germany

Frieze, NY Sculpture Park, curated by Tom Eccles

Restless Rainbow, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Bloomberg Foundation, New York, NY

Wind Thing, W Hotel, Los Angeles, California Artist Residency, For-Site Foundation, Nevada City, California Self Roamimg, Oceanfront, Miami Basel, Miami Beach, Florida, commissioned by Creative Time, New York

MetaFoil, Stage Curtain for New Opera House, Oslo, Norway Bugscreen, Celebreeze Plaza, GSA Excellence in Art and Architecture Program Cleveland, Ohio DLD07, Munich Germany Artist Project
Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia Honorable Mention in the Skin of Corian competition, sponsored by DuPont Kultur Spiegel, Artist Page, pp. 24 – 25

Unknown Celebration, billboard project, Barts and the London NHS Trust, London, UK Essences in Sensées, St. Germain des Prés, arranged by Anne-Pierre d’Albis and Parcours, Paris, France Temporary mural commission, The Big Wall,Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin, New Zealand Corner to column – a crawling painting…., mural commission, Deka Bank, Frankfurt, Germany

Rover Momentum, artist’s project for the Frieze art fair, London, UK

MultipliCity, Metro Rapid Line with Tom Marble, AIA Chiacchere, Ter et Bantine, Milan, Italy Feast, Selfridge window display, curated by Pablo La Fuente, London, UK Ferragamo shoe project

Ex-Machina, exhibition Design with Jorge Pardo, Museum für Angewandt Kunst, Cologne Artist’s spread, Pavement magazine, August/September, p. 152-153 Double Vision, collaborative photo project with Mario Testino, V magazine, July/August

Thoughts on Owls by Men of Letters, Window design for Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne Capitol East End Complex, Block 174. Sacramento, California with Tom Marble, AIA Des Plaines Public Library, Des Plaines, Illinois, Patti Gilford, Art Consulting Palermo Building, Pasadena, California, Kathy Lucoff, Art Consulting

The New Now Sounds of Today! Songpoems by Twenty-one Contemporary Artists Limited Edition CD produced by Art Issues Press

Incidental Illumination, design of a children’s reading room, commission by Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California

Pix II, Houston, Texas, curated by David Pagel Windows on Wilshire, window installation for Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California Advertising campaign for the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

selected collections

Alexander Tutsek – Stiftung, Monaco

Art Institue of Chicago, Chicago

Bloomberg Foundation, New York

Bloomberg Headquarters, London

Cooperhewitt Museum, New York

Fiorucci Art Trust, London

Fondazione Sandretto re Rebaudengo, Turin

Fondazione Teseco, Pisa

Govett Brewster Galery, New Plymouth

Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, Los Angeles

Hammer Museum, Los Angeles

Kemper Art Museum, St Louis

Kölnisches Stadtmuseum, Köln

LACMA, Los Angeles

Los Angeles Country Museum of Art, Los Angeles

MAK, Wien

MOCA, Los Angeles

MOMA ,New York

Musée de Chamarande, Chamarande

Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Köln

Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego

Museum of the City of Borås, Borås

Norton Museum, Palm Beach

Palm Springs Museum, Palm Beach

Remai Modern, Saskatoon

Saarland Museum, Saarbrücken

San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego

SFMOMA, San Francisco

Stedlijk Museum, Amsterdam

Tate Modern, London

The Henry Gallery, Seattle

The National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

UC San Francisco Medical School, San Francisco

Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro

Kistefos Museum, Jevnaker


Art Center College of Design, Spring/Summer 2007
USC, Spring 2005
Krabbesholm Hojskole, Skive, Denmark, Spring 2004
USC, Fall 2004
Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, Spring, 2003
Claremont Graduate University, Fall 2002
USC, Spring 2001
Art Center College of Design, Spring/Summer 1998
Art Center College of Design, Spring/Summer 1995

Lectures / panels

Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach
FOG Design + Art, San Francisco
LACMA Director’s Circle, Los Angeles
National Gallery of Art, Melbourne
Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts, St. Louis
Serpentine Gallery, London
Sotheby’s Institue of Art
Cincinnati Art Museum
DLD Women, Munich
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada
ArtPace, San Antonio, Texas
The Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
College Art Association (1999 Attention Spam® moderated by Paul Zelevansky)
Glassell School, Houston, TX
Krabbeshölm, Skivé, Denmark
Otis Parsons Art School, Los Angeles, CA
Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
Domus Academy, Milan, Italy
The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada
United Talent Agency, Los Angeles
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
The American Center, Paris, France
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
The Renaissance Society, Chicago, IL
California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
Westridge School, Pasadena, CA
The Hirsch Farm Project, Hillsboro, Wisconsin
Cranbrook Art Institute, Bloomsfield Hills, MI
Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand
Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
Unitec, Institute of Technology, Aukland, New Zealand
California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Sonoma State University, Sonoma, CA
Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA
Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
UC Irvine, Irvine, California
Mills College, Oakland, CA
Scripps College, Claremont, CA
University of California Riverside, Riverside, CA
Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
University of Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada
ASAP, Maine
Monterey Design Conference, Monterey CA
Oregon State University
Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy
Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, Georgia
Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York
Cal State Long Beach, Long Beach, CA
Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico
South London Gallery, London UK
San Diegoe Museum of Art, San Diego, California
MAK at the Schindler House, Los Angeles, California
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California

Grants, Awards and Fellowships

2017 Australian Tapestry Workshop Fellow, Melbourne, Australia
2016 CODA Award (Collaboration of Art and Design) with CO Architects and SERA Architects for the Collaborative Life Sciences Building, Portland Oregon 2011 Rising Stars of Design: Art, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA
2010 Creative Spirit Award, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
2009 Getty mid career Fellowship, Los Angeles, CA Winner in Environments category of I.D. Magazine’s Annual Design Review, FL Scripps College Distinguished Alumna, Claremont, CA Citation for Excellence in Art and Architecture, “Bugscreen”, Celebrezze Plaza, Cleveland, OH
2007 Durfee Artist Resource for Completion Grant, Los Angeles, CA
2003 City of Los Angeles (C.O.L.A) Fellowship, CA
2003 Durfee Artist Resource for Completion Grant, Los Angeles, CA
1997 Art Here and Now Purchase, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA
1995 Pasadena Cultural Affairs Individual Artist Grant, CA

il Corriere della sera, 2017

BLOUIN Art, 2017

Contemporary Art Daily, 2017

il sole 24ore, 2013

Selected Press


Pae White: Lisa, Bright & Dark, 2008

Scottsdale Museum of contemporary art

Ghost Towns, 2003

Govett-Brewster Art Gallery