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ISABEL YELLIN
b. 1987 in New York City, lives and works in Los Angeles, CA
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Education
2014 - MA - Painting - Royal College of Art, London, UK
2011- B.A. (Honors) - Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
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Current

Some Trees, The Floating Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
I am a City of Bones, ILY2, Portland, OR

Upcoming:

2025 Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art at Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA (Solo)

Solo Exhibitions

2023 The Presence of Absence, Towards Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, CA
2022 Black Box, M. LeBlanc Gallery, Chicago, IL
2019 Altar, Mandranova Artist in Residence, Sicily, Italy
2018 Cuddle Puddle, Althuis Hofland Gallery, Amsterdam, NL
Velvet Concrete, M. LeBlanc Gallery, Chicago, IL
2017 It’ll Come, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Tabula Rasa, Cabinet/Studiolo, Milan, Italy
2016 You Gotta Be Bad You Gotta Be Good, Rear Window, NYC
Pillow Talk, Skibum MacArthur, Los Angeles, CA
2015 Do a Double Take + All Will Be Clear - Vigo Gallery, London
2014 Undulate - Vigo Gallery, London

Group Exhibitions

2024 Whisper Their Sinful Names, Chez Max et Dorothea, Los Angeles, CA
2023 Something or Other, Galerie Maria Bernheim, Zurich, CH
Studiolo at RUFA, Rome, IT
2022 Frieze Projects, Frieze LA, Los Angeles Nomadic Division
2021 Ring Down the Curtain, Ochi Projects, LA
Pitkin Projects, Aspen, CO
Group Show, The Lodge, L.A., CA
2020 Group Show, M. Le Blanc Gallery, Chicago, IL
Material Art Fair with M. Le Blanc Gallery, Mexico City
Nostos, Matthew Brown LA
2019 Show Me as I Want to Be Seen, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA
2018 Sexy X-Mas, The Lodge, Los Angeles, CA
ABC Berlin, M. Le Blanc, Berlin, Germany
NADA Miami, M. Le Blanc, Miami, FL
Magic Hr No. 2, Twenty-Nine Palms, CA
All Hands On Deck, Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College, Los Angeles, CA
2017 Art Toronto, Night Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Rachel LaBine, Lucy Kim, Isabel Yellin - Lyles & King, New York, NY
EXPO Chicago w/ Night Gallery, Chicago, IL
2016 Peeling, Lock Up International, Istanbul, Turkey
Someplace Else Right Now, Frank Zappa's UMRK, Los Angeles, CA
Ghetto Anglaise, Observer, Hastings, UK
2015 Summertime* - Galerist, Istanbul, Turkey
VOLUMES - Berthold Pott at Kunstverein Kölnberg, Germany
2014 Untitled Art Fair, Miami, FL
IDEA Miami 2014 - Kowall + Odermatt Projects, Miami, FL
Group Show - Galleria Nicodim, Bucharest, Romania
Brand New Second Hand - Vigo Gallery, London
Featured Artist - Bahia Vik - Vik Retreats, Jose Ignacio, Uruguay
Royal College of Art Degree Show - London, UK
2011 Attraction is a Basic Instinct, Fisher Gallery, Oberlin, OH

Curatorial Projects

2023 Something or Other, Galerie Maria Bernheim, Zurich, CH
2022 SIGNALS, Someday Gallery, New York, NY (co-curator with Jeanette Bisschops and
Anais Castro)
2021 PSYCHOSOMATIC, Various Small Fires, LA, CA (curator)
Your Presence is Encouraged, Nevine’s Yard, LA, CA (curator)

Awards, Grants, Commissions:

2019 LACMA Art Here and Now: Studio Forum
The Hopper Prize
2018 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
Commissioned Award for Honoring Jenny Holzer at Sexybeast LA Gala

Public Collections:

Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
Benton Museum at Pomona College, Claremont, CA

Teaching:

2023 Visiting Artist Lecturer, Oberlin College, Oberlin OH
2014 Visiting Artist Lecturer, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland

Press:

Whitehot Magazine | SIGNALS at Someday Gallery
Art in America | Body Image: New Sculptures at Various Small Fires
KCRW 89.9 FM | Artist-run group shows pop up in LA as pandemic eases
Vast Art Magazine | Issue 01
Artforum | All Hands On Deck
The New Yorker | Goings on About Town Dec. 18 & 25, 2017
Artforum | Isabel Yellin at Skibum MacArthur
Riot of Perfume | Interview with Poppy Pulitzer, Issue 8, 2017
LAWeekly | Dress Form, Punching Bag or Both? A Haunting Show in Westlake
Artsy | Isabel Yellin Turns to Leatherette, Latex, and Corset Boning in Vigorous New Work
Artuner | Isabel Yellin
FiskFrisk Magazine | “Managing the Conflight: Vincenzo Della Corte in Conversation with Isabel Yellin”
The Art Newspaper | “In The Frame” - The Art Newspaper Number 265, February 2015