bettina hubby CV

Bettina Hubby



(b. 1968, New York City)

Lives and works in Los Angeles



1995 MFA, School of Visual Arts, New York City

1990 BA, College of Charleston


​Solo Exhibitions


Positively Earnest, Klowden Mann, Los Angeles

THE SEXUAL BRONZE SHOW, Klowden Mann, Los Angeles


THE SEXUAL BRONZE SHOW, Erotic Heritage Museum, Las Vegas


THE SEXUAL BRONZE SHOW, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin


Pretty Limber, Klowden Mann, Los Angeles


Selected Group Exhibitions


Soft Schindler, curated by Mimi Zeiger, MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles

UltraChrome Plus, DENK, Los Angeles

The Vision Board, with Nancy Buchanan, Carolyn Castaño, Laura Krifka, William Powhida, Erika Rothenberg, Elizabeth Valdez, Marnie Weber, Sara Ann Weber, and others, Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles

LA Woman, Bale Creek Allen Gallery, Los Angeles


The mecca, California, with Chad Attie, Alexandra Grant, Shane Guffogg, Tim Hawkinson, Bettina Hubby, Soo Kim, Alice Könitz, Friedrich Kunath, Johnston Marklee, Fawn Rogers, Ed Ruscha, Allison Schulnik, Samantha Thomas, Richard Louderback, and Eric Yahnker, Eastern Star Galley in partnership with The LODGE, Los Angeles

Disparate Sources: Los Angeles Collage, curated by Chelsea Dean, Keystone Gallery, Los Angeles


Amplify Compassion, 356 Mission, Los Angeles


Were Not Now, with Rebecca Farr, Bettina Hubby, and Christopher Russel, Klowden Mann, Los Angeles

Human Condition, curated by John Wolf, located within a shuttered hospital in West Adams, Los Angeles


Side Effects May Include Art, The Situation Room, Los Angeles

The Grinstein Artist Invitational, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles


Open House, curated by David Bell, Los Angeles

The Property, curated by Chris Olivera, Property, Los Angeles


The Five Spot, curated by Shana Nys Dambrot, with Marion Lane, Bettina Hubby, Vincent Sabella, Laura & Manfred Menz, Andrew Shire Gallery, Los Angeles

SITE, curated by Jon Leaver, with Chad Attie and Bettina Hubby, Harris Art Gallery at the University of La Verne,
La Verne, CA

Dreamhouse Vs. Punk House (plus Cat House), organized by Kristin Calabrase, Joshua Aster, and Torie Zelben, Serious Topics, Los Angeles

A to B and BACK AGAIN, with Andrew Uchin and Bettina Hubby, ARTBOOK @ Paper Chase, Los Angeles

The Call of the Wild, curated by Leonardo Bravo, LA Mart, Los Angeles

Were Not Now, Klowden Mann, Santa Monica

Artist Merchandising Art, Wonderloch Kellerland, Los Angeles

Valentine, Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara

La Biennale 2012 at The Stanback, IP Stanback Museum and Planetarium, South Carolina State University


Home Show: Revisited, curated by Miki Garcia and Michele O’Marah, with Piero Golia, Evan Holloway, Bettina Hubby, Florian Morlat, Kori Newkirk, Jennifer Rochlin, Ry Rochlen, Kirsten Stoltmann, Stephanie Taylor, Jennifer West, presented by the Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara

X-10 Biennial, curated by Leonardo Bravo and Jeremy Rosenberg, Los Angeles

Sex without the people, with Lun*na Menoh and Bettina Hubby, Track 16 Gallery, Los Angeles

Signs on the Road, organized by Michael Ashkin and Joshua Geldzahler (as Workroom G), Winkleman CRL, New York City

The Open Daybook, curated by David Earle, at LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions), Los Angeles


La tribune de la cuisine contestataire, curated by Asuka Hisa, presented by France Cuture, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica

The Trade Show, WPA, Los Angeles

Manifest Equality, curated by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Annie Philbin, Shepard Fairey, Ed Ruscha, Lari Pittman, Lisa Love, Franklin Sirmans, Edgar Arceneaux, Rick Jacobs, andDavid Pagel, Los Angeles


Cocktail Party, with Bettina Hubby and Skip Arnold, Bonelli Contemporary Gallery, Los Angeles

Group Show, with Andre Butzer and others, 1727 N. Spring St., Los Angeles

Fabricated Artifications, Highways Performance Space, Santa Monica


Excerpts from 1000 Character Project, MTV, New York City, 1999

Drawings, Gallery at California State University Fullerton, 1998

A View From Brooklyn, Gallery at California State University Fullerton, 1997

Gothic, Iceland (traveling), 1997

America, LA Space for Art & Culture, Los Angeles, 1997

Codpiece, Griffin Linton Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, 1996

Scratch, Thread Waxing Space, New York City, 1996

The Crest Hardware Show, Brooklyn, 1996

The New 13, Joyce Goldstein Gallery, New York City, 1995

The Fold, SVA Gallery, New York City, 1995

50 Years, Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York City, 1995

America’s Favorite Painting Part II, Organized by Komar & Melamid, SVA Gallery, New York City, 1994

Cadavre Exquis, The Drawing Center, New York, 1993


Selected Curatorial


Gary Cannone: Albums by Conceptual Artists, ARCANA Books on the Arts, Los Angeles


Curatorial Hub, exhibitions and events including Circus of Books, Art Catalogues at LACMA, Helms Bakery, ARCANA Books on the Arts, Blue Roof Studios, Bestor Architecture, and Depart Foundation, Los Angeles


The Panacea Project, with Adrienne Adar, Michael G. Bauer, Nancy Barber, Carl Berg, Agnes Bolt, Cal Clements, Michael Dee, Bob Dornberger, Amanda Yates Garcia, Emma Gray, Bettina Hubby, Alex Miller, Jeremy Shockley, Joe Sola, William Stone and Nicola Vruwink, presented by Klowden Mann, on view at Werkartz, Los Angeles

note to self, with Ashton Allen, Margot Bowman, Saskia Wilson Brown & Micah Hahn, Joshua Callaghan, Bob Dornberger, David P. Earle, Emma Gray, Bettina Hubby, Steven Rimlinger, and Mike Slack, Elephant, Los Angeles


Thanks for the Mammeries, The Facebook Feed, LAND (Los Angeles Nomadic Division), Los Angeles


Thanks for the Mammeries, presented by Klowden Mann, on view at For Your Art, Los Angeles

8th + Hope + Hubby, with Suzanne Adelman, Chad Attie, Joshua Callaghan, Alice Clements, Omar Lopex, Rory Mitchell, Steven Rimlinger, Mike Slack, Keith Walsh, and Karen Lofgren, presented by Side Street Projects, Los Angeles


Dig the Dig, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica

Construction Man Dinner, Silver Lake neighborhood, Los Angeles


The Eagle Rock Rock and Eagle Shop, Eagle Rock Rock and Eagle Shop, Los Angeles

The Rock Shop, For Your Art, Los Angeles


Get Hubbied, Eagle Rock Community Center, Los Angeles

Honest Mystique, POST, Los Angeles


A Picnic in Eden, with Abel Baker Gutierrez and Bettina Hubby, The Company, Los Angeles

forming-storming-norming-performing, with Karen Fofgren, Skp Arnold, David Jones, Erin Trefry, Evan Holloway, and Bettina Hubby, Circus Gallery, Los Angeles


CoTour, 10 locations in Los Angeles


Double Fantasy, with Mike Slack and Bettina Hubby, Los Angeles


Tif Sigfrids, Horowitz, Ferrini, and Biondi, Los Angeles


Makiko Takehara, Roth Horowitz Gallery, Los Angeles


Slide and Film Club at the Anchorage, Anchorage, Brooklyn, 1998

Winter Social, Four Walls, New York City, 1997

Fall Social, The Art of Being Social, Four Walls, Brooklyn, 1997

Film Club, Four Walls, Brooklyn, 1997

Vulgate, Nova Space, New YorkCity, 1996

Seaming, HERE Gallery, New York, 1996


Art Fairs


Rebecca Farr, Bettina Hubby, and Morgan Mandalay, Art Los Angeles Contemporary with Klowden Mann, Los Angeles


NADA NY, with LAND, New York City


Come Up and See Me Sometime, Paris Photo LA with Klowden Mann, Los Angeles


Dallas Art Fair, with Klowden Mann, Dallas


Art Pad SF with Klowden Mann, San Francisco

Miami Project, with Klowden Mann, Miami


Miami Project, Klowden Mann, Miami, Florida


Selected Projects


Women of Hearts, Jen Dallas and Bettina Hubby, art collaborations for breast awareness and cure

Breast of Luck, Bettina Hubby and Steven Rimlinger, art and design for breast awareness and cure

InWord & UpWords, Anne Loyd and Bettina Hubby, art collaborations and wellness workshops


Love Potion No. 9, Institute of Art and Olfaction, Los Angeles

Chinatown League of Ultimate Benevolence, Fifth Floor Gallery, Los Angeles


The View of Bellmer, Alias Books, Los Angeles


Googly Eyes for Giant Rock, curated by Andrea Zittel, Dave Hickey, Libby Lumpkin, for High Desert Test Sites, Joshua Tree

LA River Walk-nic, presented by NELA Riverfront Collaborative and LA River Walks, picnic by Thank You For Coming, music by Hélène Renaut, Los Angeles


Achilla costume design, directed by Andrew Hahn, WPA Gallery, Los Angeles


Studio costume design, directed by David Jones and Kelly Martin, Redcat Theater, Los Angeles


Hubby Part V, Daniel Hug Gallery, Los Angeles


Hubby Part IV, The Mountain Bar, Los Angeles


Hubby Part II, Weathervane, Santa Monica, California

Hubby and Hee Hee, DiannePruess Gallery, Los Angeles



Dambrot, Shana Nys. “Dreamhouse V. Punk House (Plus Cat House), Artillery, April 10

Kreneck, Ellie. “L.A. Women, Ambient Overflow, Präsh,” PBS: 24Frames, April 4

Dambrot, Shana Nys. “Bettina Hubby is Positively Earnest at Klowden Mann,” Art and Cake, March 3

“Serious Topics: Dreamhouse Vs. Punk House (plus cathouse),” Stretcher Options, March


Chassepot, Beatrice. “Established Artist: Bettina Hubby,” be-Art Magazine, December 20

“Bettina Hubby,” What Artists Listen To: An Art & Music Podcast, March

Gluck, Marissa. “The Curatorial Hub Helps Artists Get Their Fair Share,” GOOD, March 15

Davis, Genie. “Curatorial Hub: An Online Gallery for Los Angeles and Beyond,” Art and Cake, February 21

Walters, Sydney. "The Panacea Project, Tickles Funny Bones at Werkartz, Art and Cake, September 28

Nakhla, Andrea. “One Night, Seven Shows: An Artist's Guide to An LA Art Crawl,” society6, September

Voon, Claire. “Feeling Anxiety and Relief at NADA New York,” Hyperallergic, March 3


Mason, Isabella. “Bettina Hubby's Exhibition The Sexual Bronze Show, at Lora Reynolds Gallery,” Blouin ArtInfo, December 7

Bell, David. “The Sexual Bronze Show,” Notes on Looking, December

Eckardt, Stephanie. “Inside an Abandoned L.A. Hospital Turned Creepy Art Show with Robert Mapplethorpe and Marilyn MInter,” W Magazine, October 18

Carlson, Jen, “An Old Abandoned Hospital Becomes A Temporary Art Gallery,” LAist, October 3

“Private Opening of the Human Condition Group Show Curated by John Wolf at a Former Hospital in Los Angeles,” AUTRE, September 30

“Bettina Hubby: The Sexual Bronze Show," Wertical, January 16

Dambrot, Shana Nys. “2016 top tens, Los Angeles,” art ltd. Magazine, Jan/Feb, V. 11, No. 1

Rothman, Tibby. “Art patriarchs John Baldessari and Ed Ruscha pick out Los Angeles’ brightest creative talent,”

“Panel and Book Signing at MOCA: Five Artists in Search of a City,” MOCA blog, June

Laden, Tanja M. “Love Potion #9: A Scented Matchmaking Event,” LA Weekly, February


Broverman, Neal. “8th+Hope's Art Space Opens With Look at People Who Built It,” Curbed Los Angeles, August 25

Williams, Maxwell. “Thanks for the Mammaries,” Good Magazine, August 6

Wilkinson, Isabel. “Artist Turns Breast Cancer Into Cause for Humorous, Boob–Themed Art Show," The Cut:
New York Magazine
, August 3

Broersma, Virginia. “Busting It Out: A Studio Visit with Bettina Hubby,” HuffPost, July 15

Gluck, Marissa. “Bettina Hubby Turns Her Breast Cancer Recovery into an Art Project,” LA Weekly, May 1


Collages accompany story by Mary Otis, “Velocitation,” Los Angeles Review of Books, Winter 2013

Dambrot, Shana Nys. “Sites for Sore Eyes (and Ears): Artists of all kinds engage and entertain at High Desert Test Sites,”
Palm Springs Life, November 25

Bush, Bill. “Uniforms,” ArtweekLA, October 14

Gluck, Marissa. “If You've Ever Wanted to Take an Art Road Trip Through the Desert, Do It This Week,” LA Weekly, October 14

Mossaed, Mahvash. “Bettina Hubby's Pretty Limber at the Klowden Mann Gallery,” A Woman Defined, September 29

Mizota, Sharon. “Review: Bettina Hubby's uncanny creations infused with sensuousness,” Los Angeles Times, September 24

Berardini, Andrew. “Fall Preview: New Skin for an Old Ceremony,” ARTslant, September 10

Stroffolino, Chris. “The Symbiosis of Artifact and Process In Bettina Hubby's 3 Construction Sites,” Thing, August 31

Apocada, Rose. “Digging Bettina Hubby,” A + R, July 25

Napoli, Lisa. “Dine amid the rubble, and dig the dig at Bergamot Station,” KCRW, July19

Dambrot, Shana Nys. “Dig the Dig,” Voices Places, LA Weekly, July

Dambrot, Shana Nys. “Smells Like Artistic Spirit: The Institute for Art and Olfaction,” Artbound: KCET, June 26

Kudler, Adrian Glick. “Red Line Above Ground in DTLA, Expo Line Construction Art,” Curbed Los Angeles, May 7

Raymond, Anthea. “Pop Up Exhibit Saturday Documents Rowena Avenue's 'Big Dig,'” Echo Park-Silver Lake Patch, January 12

Wagley, Catherine. “A Contentious Silver Lake Construction Site Becomes a One-Night Art Party,” LA Weekly, January 14

Kudler, Adrian Glick. “Artist Throws Party at Rowena Construction Site in Silver Lake,” Curbed Los Angeles, January 14

Napoli, Lisa. “Disco ball hangs on crane: Silver Lake nightmare inspires local artist to create hard-hat art,” KCRW, January 9

Frank, Peter. “Haiku Reviews: Greek Gods, The Wizard of Oz And A Facebook Miracle,” HuffPost, January 2


Wagley, Catherine. “Five artsy things to do this week...Performance Art Wedding Revisited,” LA Weekly, November 21

Chaklahsyan, Karo. “Chaos Controlled White Walls,” Campus Times, University of La Verne, November 16

Dambrot, Shana Nys. “The Five Spot,” Artweek.LA, October 15

Bush, Bill. “Optical Allusions: This Artweek.LA,” HuffPost, October 21

Singh, Ajay. “Farewell, Eagle Rock Rock and Eagle Shop," Eagle Rock PatchJune 13

Nelson, Steffie. “Art & Commerce: Eagle Rock Rock and Eagle Shop,” Pasadena, May

Wagley, Catherine. “Eagle Rock...Literally, LAWeekly, April 20

Hodge, Brooke. “Seeing Things | Get Your Rocks and Eagles Here,” New York Times Style Magazine, April 12

Artsy, Avishay. “An Eagle Rock shop that sells what else? Eagles and Rocks,” Which Way, LA? KCRW, March 30

Wagley, Catherine. “Five artsy things to do this week,” LAWeekly, March


Dambrot, Shana Nys. “Something Borrowed, Something Bizarre: Get Hubbied Turns a Wedding into Performance Art,” LAWeekly, October 28

Apocada, Rose. “Go Get Hubbied,” La Vie En Rose, October 16

Apocada, Rose. Getting Hubbied to a T, La Vie En Rose, September 16

Hodge, Brooke. “Seeing Things | Getting Hubbied,” New York Times Style Magazine, September 15

Knight, Christopher. “Art Review: It’s all over the map,” Los Angeles Times, July 9

Donelan, Charles. “Knock, Knock,” Santa Barbara Independent, June 2

Tuck, Geoff. “Bettina Hubby in Home Show Revisited,” Notes on Looking, May 17

Nelson, Steffie. “Space Invaders,” New York Times Style Magazine, May


“Chinatown by Hubby: A Snapshot of an Era, Bettina Hubby in conversation with Hedi E Kholti and Chris Kraus,” PARIS,LA, Issue #4, Summer 2010

Lecaro, Lina. “On Fashion Week: Couture Salvage, Bettina Hubby's Co-Tour 2008,” LAWeekly, October 15

Magner, Erin. Get on The Bus: Bettina Hubby's Los Angeles, Style File Blog, October 13, 2008

Nelson, Steffie. “Radar Now! Couture de Force,” Angeleno, October 2008

Julavitzu, Heidi. “Ready to Tear: A Recycler Par Excellence,” New York Times Style Magazine, October 2008

Richardson, Terry. “7 Cardinal Scenes,” Vogue Hommes, Spring/Summer 2008

Hundly, Jessica. “Runway show as exhibit,” Los Angeles Times, 2004

Rose, Aaron. “Bettina Hubby,” Anthem, 2004

Crespo, Clare. “LA People,” Atmosphere, 2001


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