MFA, Otis College of Art and Design

Master’s Degree, Philosophy, UCLA. Advanced to Doctoral Candidacy

BA, Philosophy, UCLA  graduated cum laude


EXHIBITED (selected list)


  • The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, N.Y.
  • Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts Museum, Guangzhou, China
  • Selections from the Railroad Series, the Frostig Collection, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA
  • The Drawing Center, New York, N.Y.
  • Artists Space, New York, N.Y.
  • MasAttack, Torrance Museum of Art, Torrance, CA
  • Palette to Palate, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
  • Who Doesn’t Fit In and Other Conceptual Work, POST, Los Angeles, CA
  • Now Gallery, New York, N.Y.
  • ROOM Gallery, New York, N.Y.
  • Kathryn Sermas Gallery, New York, N.Y.
  • 80 Washington Square East Gallery, New York University, New York, N.Y.
  • City Without Walls, Newark, N.J.
  • Offramp Gallery, Pasadena, CA
  • Post Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • The Brewery Project, Los Angeles, CA
  • Japanese American Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • The Platt and Bornstein Gallery, University of Judaism, Bel Air, CA
  • Transport Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • Haus Gallery, Pasadena, CA
  • HUDSON|LINC, San Pedro, CA
  • Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
  • Edward Giardina Contemporary Fine Art, Santa Ana, CA
  • Raid Projects, Santa Ana, CA


Corporate and Public Collections (selected list)


  • The Museum of Modern Art, Artists Book Collection, New York, N.Y.
  • Otis College of Art and Design, Artists Book Collection, Los Angeles, CA
  • University of Iowa, Special Collection, Artworks and Bookworks, Iowa City, IA
  • Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Kunstbibliothek, Berlin, Germany
  • University Art Museum, Guangzhou Academy of Fine Art, Guangzhou, China
  • Madison Arts Center, Madison, WI
  • Bank of America, San Francisco, CA
  • J.P. Morgan Guarantee Trust, New York, N.Y.
  • Prudential Insurance Company of America, Newark, N.J.
  • Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway, Seattle, WA
  • Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles, CA
  • Munger, Tolles and Richershauser Collection, Los Angeles, CA
  • City Federal Savings Corporate Collection, Morristown, N.J.
  • Bressler, Amery and Ross, Morristown, N.J.
  • Broad National Bank Corporate Collection, Newark, N.J.


Private Collections


The work is in numerous private collections


Information and Material in Archives in the following Museums


  • Museum of Modern Art, New York, N.Y.
  • Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.




  • Mural at the School of Architecture in the University of California at Los Angeles, CA
  • Mural at Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles, CA

All Works © Theodore Svenningsen