Solo Exhibitions

2008
Jonathan Levine Gallery, New York, NY. Lost Constellations. Feb 23-March 22.

2006
Feinkunst-Krueger Gallery, Hamburg, Germany. November 4- 25.
KidRobot NYC, New York, NY. July 6- 30.
BLK/MRKT Gallery, Culvar City, CA. Tara McPherson Rocks- A Poster Retrospective. May 6- June 1.

2005
Live Girls! Theatre, Seattle, WA. September 10.
540 Club, San Francisco, CA. April 30- May 30.

2004
Mono, Glasgow, Scotland. December 1- 14.
The Green Bean Gallery, Greensboro, NC. September 5- October 17.
Slabtown, Portland, OR. July 2- 31.
Sabala's at the Mt. Tabor Theatre, Portland, OR. May 18- June 15.

2003
Zone 9 Flatfile Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. Lonely Hearts Gang. June 3- 30.


Selected Group Exhibitions

2009
Robert Berman Gallery, Santa Monica, CA. Harley Davidson Presents: The Art of Rebellion.  February 7.
Choque Cultural, Sao Paulo, Brazil. January 17- February 27. (with Jim Houser, Doze Green)

2008
Dorothy Circus Gallery, Rome, Italy. Inside Nostalgia. October 31- December 31. (with Esao Andrews, Travis Louis)
Amadora International Comics Festival, Amadora, Portugal.  October 24 - 25.
Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA.  Beyond Baby Tattooville.  September 4 - October 24.
Feinkunst-Krueger Gallery, Hamburg, Germany. 10 Year Anniversary of Feinkunst-Krueger.   October 4.
Galerie Slowboy, Dusseldorf, Germany.  Das Leben Ist Kein Ponyhof (Life Ain't No Ponyfarm).  September 23.

2007
Jonathan Levine Gallery, New York, NY. March 31- April 28.
Audio Cinema, Portland, OR. Children of the Revolution. January 6.

2006
Fuse Gallery NYC, New York, NY. Curated by Eric Foss and Curse Mackey. October 28- December 5.
Front Room Gallery, New York, NY. Curated by Jordan Isip and Roger Stevens . April 14.
MF Gallery, New York, NY. Girls! Girls! Girls! April 1- May 14.
OX-OP Gallery, Minneapolis, MN. Juxtapoz Show 2006. March 24- 25.
CBGB Gallery, New York, NY. Swear Bear Show. February 14.

2005
DVA Gallery, Chicago, IL. The Fine Print. December 3- January 3.
Jonathan Levine Gallery, New York, NY. Fall/ Winter Group Show. November 19- December 24.
Super 7 Store, San Francisco, CA. Super 7 Poster Show. November 19- January.
Kidrobot/Drive in Studios, New York, NY. The Munny Show. Benefit to Support Children Affected by Hurricane Katrina held in New York, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. November 3.
Future Prospects Gallery, Araneta Center Cubao Quezon, Phillipines. Mystery Meat, works on paper curated by Jordin Isip. October 1- 29.
Toy Tokyo, New York, NY. 100 (Circus) Punks Rule NYC. September 30- october 20.
13 Wheeler, Los Angeles, CA. Group Show by 10-4 Good Buddy Collective. August 13- September 13.
Museum of Design, Atlanta, GA. Graphic Noise. July 28- August 20.
Women's Art Center, Salt Lake City, UT. Paper Dolls. June 17- July 10.
Gallery 1988, Los Angeles, CA. I AM 8-BIT. April 19- May 20.
La Luz De Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. Everything But the Kitchen Sync Show. March 4- 27.

2004
Compound Gallery, Portland, OR. HIgh Octane. December 2- 31.
Tin Man Alley Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. Ghost Town. October 2- November 14.
Landmark Gallery, Lubbock, TX. Graphic Content- The Art of the New Music Poster. July 31- September 8.
Goodfoot Gallery, Portland, OR. The Art of Musical Maintenance. July 29- August 4.
Junc Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. Inbred Silkscreen Show. July 16.
Toyroom Gallery, Sacramento, CA. Girly Show. July 15- 17.
M Modern Gallery, Palm Springs, CA. 999. July 3.
Froden Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. A Day On the Lawn. June 25.
St. Bridges Design Gallery, London, UK. Fused Magazine POP, Touring Rock and Roll poster art exhibition. June 29- July 31.
Medicine Bar, Birmingham, UK. June 16- 27.
Halfway House, Wolverhampton, UK. May 10- June 13.
Chindogu Gallery, Oklahoma City, OK. Sugar Pants. May 22- June 19. (with Frank Kozik)
Bulls Head, Mosley, UK. April 12- May 2.
OX-OP Gallery, Minneapolis, MN. XX Rated: The Double X Chromosome Group Show, Hosted by Christina Martinez. April 3- 30.
La Luz De Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. Everything But the Kitchen Sink Show. March 1.
M Modern Gallery, Palm Springs, CA. Modern Love. February 14.
Blah Blah Gallery, online gallery. Wonder Years Lost: Featured Artist. February 2004.
Tin Man Alley Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. Big Men In Little Cars. January 10- February 15.

2003
10-4 Good Buddy Collective, San Diego, CA. What's Your 20?. December 20- January 25.
Star Shoes, Los Angeles, CA. December 17- January 17.
Culture Cache, San Francisco, CA. After School Special. November 8- December 7.
Gods and Monsters, Columbus, OH. Little Nightmares. October 31.
The Muse Gallery, San Diego, CA. June 14- July 7.
Art Coalition, North Hollywood, CA. Fame/ Infamy. May 1.
Culture Cache, San Francisco, CA. Robots Have Feelings Too, Curated by Jeff Soto. April 5.
Roq La Rue Gallery, Seattle, WA. August 29.
La Luz De Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. Uncommercial Art By Commercial Artists. March 4.
Art Coalition, Los Angeles, CA. March 1.
111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA. Sci- Fi Western Exhibit, Curated by Sunny Buick. January 23.

2002
Cannibal Flower, Los Angeles, CA. November 23.
Ladyfest Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA. November 8.
Vice, Los Angeles, CA. Release exhibit for Gristle #4 Art Magazine. November 8.
Zone 9 Flatfile Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. November 1.
La Luz De Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. For Your Eyes Only. August 2- September 1.
Burning Brush Art Auction, Beverly Garland Hotel, Los Angeles, CA. Playing With Fire- Memories of Childhood. May 26.
La Luz De Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. Uncommercial Art by Commercial Artists. March 2.

2001
The Lab, Los Angeles, CA. Cannibal Flower. November 1.
La Luz De Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. Uncommercial Art by Commercial Artists. October 1.
Blood Moon, Los Angeles, CA. October 1.
Burning Brush Art Auction, Bigfoot Lodge, Los Angeles, CA. August 1.
The Lab, Los Angeles, CA. Cannibal Flower. June 1.
Blessing of the Cars, Los Angeles, CA. June 1.
The Lab, Los Angeles, CA. Cannibal Flower. May 1.
Spiral Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. Cannibal Flower. April 1.
Seeing Red Studio, Los Angeles, CA. Cannibal Flower. March 1.

2000
Burning Brush Art Auction, Bigfoot Lodge, Los Angeles, CA. October 1.
Wake Me When Im Famous, Los Angeles, CA. Halloween. October 31 (with Mark Heggie).
Wake Me When Im Famous, Los Angeles, CA. Honest Weight. August 1.
Blessing of the Cars, Los Angeles, CA. July 1.
Burning Brush Art Auction, Bigfoot Lodge, Los Angeles. June 1.
La Luz De Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. Uncommercial Art by Commercial Artists. March 1.

1997
Purple, Vista, CA. Corpus Spiriti: Spirit of the Body. May 2- 18.


PERMANENT COLLECTIONS:

Museum of Design, Atlanta, GA.
Knitting Factory Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA.


LECTURES:

2009
Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, OH.  Tara McPherson Guest Lecture. February 23.

2008
ICON, New York, NY.  Gallery 101. July 5.
Stumptown Comic Festival, Portland, OR.  Tara McPherson Panel.  April 26.

2007
Parsons the New School for Design, New York, NY. Illustration in the Age of Anxiety mini symposium. November 10.
MADE in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Women in Design Lecture Series. January 25.

2006
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ. University Illustration Department Lecture. April 10.

2005
AIGA, New York, NY. Pretty Ugly presented by the American Institute of Graphic Arts. November 16.

2004
AIGA, Austin, TX. SXSW . March 19.


PUBLIC APPEARANCES:


2009
La Cucaracha, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In-Store Signing.  January 30.

2008
Amadora International Comics Festival, Amadora, Portugal. October 24 - 25.
Flatstock 19 Europe, Hamburg, Germany.  Reeperbahn Festival poster convention.  September 25 - 27.
ZXZW, Tilburg, Netherlands.  Z-Stock Poster Art Expo.  September 19 - 21.
Forbidden Planet, London, England.  In-Store Signing.  September 17.
San Diego Comic Con, San Diego, CA. Booth and signing. July 24- 27.
MoCCA Art Festival, New York, NY.  June 7 - 8.
Stumptown Comic Festival, Portland, OR.  April 26 - 27.
New York Comic Con, New York, NY.  Signing with Dark Horse Comics.  April 18.
Kidrobot Pirate Store, New York, NY.  Tara McPherson Live Painting.  March 27.
Flatstock 16, Austin, TX. SXSW poster art expo. March 13 - 15.

2007
Kidrobot NYC, New York, NY. Bubble Yucky Dunny signing. November 15.
Baby Tatooville, Riverside, CA. October 5-7.
San Diego Comic Con, San Diego, CA. Booth and signing. July 26- 29.
Mocca Art Festival, New York, NY. June 23- 24.
Atlanta Comics Expo, Atlanta, GA. April 21.
Kidrobot LA, Los Angeles, CA. Adventures of Ace and Ion toy release and signing. March 29.
Kidrobot SF, San Francisco, CA. Adventures of Ace and Ion toy release and signing. March 28.
Kidrobot, NYC, New York, NY. Adventures of Ace and Ion toy release and signing. March 27.
Flatstock 12, Austin, TX. SXSW poster art expo and panel. March 15 - 17.

2006
Lonely Heart European Book Tour:
      Iguapop Gallery, Barcelona, Spain. November 18
      Arkham Comics, Paris, France. November 15
      Buro Discount, Zurich, Switzerland. November 11
      Videodrom, Berlin, Germany. November 8
      Fienkunst-Krueger Gallery, Hamburg, Germany. November 4
      Foyles, London, England. October 31
      Richard Goodall Gallery, Manchester, England. October 28
      Kidrobot NYC, New York, NY. October 12
Flatstock 11, Hamburg, Germany. Reeperbahn Festival poster convention. September 21- 23.
Diesel Fuel Prints Gallery, Portland, OR. Book release event with Dark Horse Comics. August 3.
San Diego Comic Con, San Diego Convention Center, CA. Booth and signing with Frank Kozik. July 19- 23.
Flatstock 8, Austin, TX. SXSW Poster Art Expo. March 16- 18.

2005
Flatstock 7, Seattle, WA. Rock Poster Art Expo. September 3- 5.
San Diego Comic Con, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA. July 14- 17.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland, OH. Panel and radio interview. June 10- 11.
Toronto Comic Arts Festival, Toronto, Canada. May 28- 29.
Alternative Press Expo, San Francisco, CA. April 9- 10.
Flatstock 6, Austin, TX. Rock Poster Art Convention. March 18- 19.
Portland Comic Con, Portland, OR. March 6.
Emerald City Comic Con, Seattle, WA. February 5- 6.

2004
Flatstock 5, Seattle, WA. Rock Poster Art Expo. September 4- 6.
San Diego Comic Con, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA. July 22- 25.
Flatstock 4, Austin, TX. SXSW poster art expo and panel. March 19.
Portland Comic Con, Portland, OR. March 7.

2003
Flatstock 3, Seattle, WA. Rock Poster Art Expo. August 30- September 1.
San Diego Comic Con, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA. July 19.

2002
Flatstock 1, Cellspace, San Francisco, CA. Rock Poster Art Expo. September 28- 29.


SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Books

Hayes, Clay.  Gig Posters: Rock Show Art of the 21st Century.  Quirk Books.  Philadelphia, PA 2009.
Lost Constellations: The Art of Tara McPherson Volume II. Dark Horse Press. Milwaukie, OR 2009.
Klanten, Robert and Hendrik Hellige, eds. Illusive 2: Contemporary Illustration and its Context. Die Deutsche Bibliothek, Berlin, Germany 2007.
KIng, Dennis. Art of Modern Rock, Mini #1: A-Z. Chronicle Books, San Francisco, CA 2007.
Lonely Heart: The Art of Tara McPherson. Dark Horse Press. Milwaukie, OR 2006.
Drate, Spencer and Judith Salavetz. Swag 2. Harry N. Abrams Inc., New York, NY 2005.
Wiedemann, Julius, ed. Illustration Now! Taschen, Cologne, Germany 2005.
Panda Meat: Source Book 1. Last Gasp, San Francisco, CA 2005.
Grushkin, Paul and Dennis King. The Art of Modern Rock. Chronicle Books, San Francisco, CA, 2004.
Drate, Spencer and Judith Salavetz. Swag . Harry N. Abrams Inc., New York, NY 2004.


Publications/ Reviews

2009
WeAr Global Magazine, Featured artist and cover, no. 1.
Martin, Megan, "Tara McPherson", Working Class Magazine, issue VII, April.
Hatch, Jordan, "Tara McPherson Re-Inventing the Heart", Streetwear Today, issue 27.

2008
Masini, Fernanda, "Tara McPherson e as Constelacoes Perdidas", SOMA Magazine, #008, pp. 40 - 47 (with Illustration).
Martin, Brad, "Tara McPherson", High Fructose, vol 9, pp. 34 - 38 (with Illustration).
Whitehouse, Geoff, "Art of Darkness", Clutter Magazine, issue 12 (with Illustration).
Marie Claire, "Project Colorize", July, p. 51.
Vanity Fair Germany, "Sterne, Herzen, Tierkostüme", June.
Deem, Megan,"Rock, Paper, Scissor Sisters", Elle Magazine, April, p. 222 (with Illustration).
Martin, Megan, "Tara McPherson", Venus Zine, 19 March (with Illustration).
Reagan, Gillian, "That Painter from Juno", NY Observer, 19 February.
Koroneos, George, "Photos: Lori Earley & Tara McPherson", Juxtapoz Online, 15 February.
Aydt, Rachel, "Tattooed People | Tara McPherson", Inked Magazine, volume 2, issue 3, pp. 34 - 35.

2007
Teasdale, Collette, "Comic Book Heroines", Cut Out and Keep online magazine, Issue 2 (with Illustration).
Bren B., "Tara McPherson v. BrenB.", Candy online magazine ( with Illustration).
Stirato Poster Magazine, no. 5 (with Illustration).
Bernstein, Josh, "Tara McPherson: She's the Owner of a Lonely Heart", Royal Flush, Book 4, pp. 124- 125 (with Illustration).
Fischer, Colleen, "A Natural Evolution", Luminous, #01, pp. 68- 77 (with Illustration).
Box Magazine, "Art Box",Autumn, pp. 56- 62 (with Illustration).
Watts, Callie, "Fab Finds", August/ September, p. 47.
Nylon, "Tara McPherson for KidRobot", August, p. 61.
Metal Hammer, "Art of Darkness" Feature,August (with Illustration).
Box, cover and feature, Volume 14, Autumn.
Loop, "La Reina Oscura", May/ June, p. 7 (with Illustration).
Esquire, "Esky Music Awards: Best Concert Poster", April, p. 116 (with Illustration).
Daurer, Gregory, "The Label GAme: Throw Them To The Dogfish", Draft, July/ August, p. 15 (with Illustration).
DPI, March, pp. 72- 77 (with Illustration).
Carchidi, Jim, Fields Edge, March.
Simms, Molly, "Owner of a Lonely Heart", Bust, February/ March, p.9 (with Photograph).
Paine, Jane, "Tara McPherson: (Un)Lonely Girl", Juxtapoz, January, pp. 72- 79 (with Illustration).
Zio, "Contemporary Show Poster Artists", Swindle, #09, p. 107 (with Illustration).

2006
Plato, Catherine, Curve, December, p. 16 (with Illustration).
Lombardi, JD, "The Conversation: Tara McPherson", Silver Bullet Comics online magazine, 19 October (with Illustration).
Hamburg: Pur, "Music is the Message", September, p.5 (with Illustration).
Stiekele, Annette, " Waschbar und Pudelmutze", LIVE Extra, 22 September, p. 4.
Pease, Carmen, How, August, p. 60 (with Illustration).
Criminal, Danny F., "Inside the Universe of Tara McPherson", Low Art Magazine, August, pp. 30- 39 (with Illustration).
Bungalow, Georgie, "An Interview with Tara McPherson" LIfe in a Bungalow online magazine, 17 August (with Illustration).
Tucker, Annie, "Showstoppers: Tara McPherson Rocks", Juxtapoz, July, pp. 71- 71 (with Photograph).
Bilder, Mehr, "Tara McPherson" Kunststoff online magazine, July (with Illustration).
Feratu, Ross, OX Fanzine, May, p. 17 (with Illlustration).
Zappaterra, Yolanda, "Totally Weird", Design Week, 18 May, p. 15 (with Illustration).
Crabapple, Molly, "Illlustrator's Vindication?", Coagula Art Journal, April #79, pp. 26, 27 (with Illustration).
Haupy, Melanie, "Girls Can Tell", The Austin Chronicle, 18 March, p. 31.
Telford, Anne, "Drawn Talent", Step, February, p.58 (with Illustration).

2005
Mesh Count, "Tara McPherson", Issue #2, pp. 27- 28 (with Illustration).
Spin Magazine, October, Illustration p. 131.
Riggio, Jay, "Seriously Driven", Empty, #05, pp. 36- 45 (with Illustration).
Low Magazine, cover and feature, November (with illustration).
Super 7 Magazine, "The Art of Tara McPherson", volume 3, issue 3 November, p. 53, (with Illustration), Additional article "One Lonely Punk", p.11 (with Illustration) & "To a Tee" p. 55 (with Image).
Bussel, Rachel Kramer, "Tara McPherson, Illustrator and Painter", Gothamist online magazine, 29 September.
Dame, Long Gone Loser, issue 11, September, pp. 18-19 (with Illustration).
Paste, "Paste Persuasion: The Thriving World of Contemporary Concert- Poster Art", August/ September p.59 (with Illustration).
Davis, Boo, "Posters are the Rock Stars at Bumbershoot Exhibit", The Seattle Times, 28 August.
Nalen, Dan, "Paper Dolls", The Salt Lake City Tribune, 17 June.
Soeder, John, "Poster Power", The Plain Dealer, 3 June, p. 34 (with Illustration).
Sinker, Daniel, Punk Planet, #67 May/ June, pp. 38- 43 (with Illustration, including cover).
Cozytone online magazine, #11, February.
The News Tribune, 1 February, (with Illustration).
Makino, Kazu, "Sound Design", Magnet, January, p. 51 (with Illustration).
Loew, Kristina, "Top Billing", Spin, January, p. 38 (with Illustration).

2004
Gasoline, #8, Images on p.27 & 44.
Sky Ways News, "Rated XX (No Y Chromosomes)", p.23.
Adam, "Tara McPherson- Fine Art and Poster Prints", Crown Dozen online magazine, 28 December (with Illustration).
Fused, Issue 20, Cover & Feature, December.
Nicolson, Peter, "Tara McPherson", Lemonade Magazine, December, pp. 70- 73 (with Illustration).
Gaiman, Neil, "one of those rare posts thats only about one thing", online journal (neilgaiman.com), 13 September (with Illustration).
Seijas, Casey, DC Vertigo Comics, June.
O' Shea, Tim, "Tara McPherson: Q&A", Silver Bullets online magazine (silverbulletinscomicbooks.com), 9 March.
Peirce, Daryll, "What's Your 20?", Happy Magazine, February.
Downs, Gordon, "Tara McPherson", Modern FIx, Issue 38, February, p. 34 (with Illustration).

2003
Atomica 1.1, Illustration pp. 52- 53.
Tattoo Savage, Artist Feature, pp. 3 & centerfold.
Baiocco, Rich, "10-4 Good Buddy Collective's What's Your 20? Art Show", San Diego Fahrenheit Weekly, December, p.24.
Skratch Magazine, cover illustration, November.
San Diego Fahrenheit Weekly, Cover painting and calendar cover art, September.
Burnout, review, September.
LA Weekly, featured painting, July.
Cullison, Sherri, "Blurring the Lines, Tara McPherson", International Tattoo, May, pp. 8- 11 (with Illustration).
Gonzales, Rosetta, "Toys in the Attic", Atomica, January/ February, pp.23- 29 (with Illustration).

2002
Tattoo Savage magazine supplement,"Fiercely Savage Art", pp. 20- 23 (with Illustration).
Burnout Magazine, "Tara McPherson", #13 September, p.25 (with Illustration).
Hernandez, Calixto, "An Artist Interview with Tara McPherson", Destroy All Monthly, August, p. 94 (with Illustration).
Stacey, Charlotte, "Naughty But Nice", Zest, April, p.57.




 


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