Zachary Leener (b. 1981, Los Angeles, USA) received his BFA from Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, USA, before receiving an MFA from the University of California, Riverside, Riverside, USA. He has exhibited at COOPER COLE, Toronto, Canada; Parker Gallery, Thomas Soloman Gallery, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles; Klaus von Nichtssagend, Lisa Cooley, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York; Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, Davis, USA; Dio Horia, Myconos, Greece; Aïshti Foundations, Beirut, Lebanon; and Sorry We’re Closed, Brussels, Belgium. Zachary Leener currently lives and works in Los Angeles, USA.

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Zachary Leener

Born 1981, Los Angeles, USA
Lives and works in Los Angeles, USA


Education

2012 

MFA, University of California, Riverside, Riverside, USA

2007

Mountain School of Arts, Los Angeles, USA

2003

BFA, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, USA

2002

Center for Art and Culture, Institute for American Universities, Aix-en-Provence, France

 

Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

2020 

Parker Gallery, Los Angeles, USA (Forthcoming)

Klaus Von Nichtssagend, New York, USA (Forthcoming)

2019

Family Practice, Cooper Cole Gallery, Toronto, Canada (Forthcoming)

Zachary Leener: 3 Sculptures, Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, Davis, USA

2016

Woronowii Editions, Tif Sigfrids, Los Angeles, USA

2015

Zachary Leener and Anne Neukamp, Lisa Cooley, New York, USA

8 Sculptures 5 Etchings, Tif Sigfrids, Frieze NY, New York, USA

2014   

Tif Sigfrids, Los Angeles, USA

2013

Up on the sun, Tif’s Desk at Thomas Soloman Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

2012

Meet me by the thing @ thing o’clock, Sweeny Gallery at Culver Center, Riverside, USA

 

Selected Group Exhibits

2019

Landscape without Boundaries, Selections from the Manetti Shrem Museum, Davis, USA

2018

Soft Corners, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, USA

Softcore, South Willard, Los Angeles, USA

2017

Of a well-sucked apricot pit, Tif Sigfrids, Los Angeles, USA

Build Your Own House, Dio Horia, Myconos, Greece

2016

Good Dreams, Bad Dreams – American Mythologies, Aïshti Foundations, Beirut, Lebanon

2015 

Jeremy DePrez, Jonathan Lasker & Zachary Leener, Retrospective, Hudson, USA

Surrealism Goes Bananas, Sorry We’re Closed, Brussels, Belgium

Proper Nouns, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, USA

The Curve, Wallspace, New York, USA

2014 

The Possible, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, USA

2012

New California Furniture: Shin Okuda & Zachary Leener, IKO IKO, Los Angeles, USA

Layaway, Young Art, Los Angeles, USA

Cosmo, Klaus von Nichtssagend, New York, USA

Paul Clay, Salon 94, New York, USA

The Great Lakes, Workspace, Los Angeles, USA

2010

Creative: Eric Palgon & Zachary Leener, Ridgewood Residency, Ridgewood, USA

 

Awards

 2010

Maxwell H. Gluck Foundation Fellowship

2011

Maxwell H. Gluck Foundation Fellowship

2012

Maxwell H. Gluck Foundation Fellowship

 

Selected Biography

2015

Johnson, Ken, ‘Frieze Art Fair at Randal’s Island’, NY Times, May 12, 2015

Smith, Roberta, ’15 Group Shows Not To Miss’, NY Times, January 29, 2015

2014

Tuck, Geoff, ‘Zachary Leener at Tif Sigfrids’, ‘Notes on Looking’, May 28, 2014

2013

Maslanksy, Max, ‘Notes on Tif’s Desk’, catalog, July 2013

2012

Schjeldahl, Peter, ‘Cosmo’, The New Yorker, June 2012

Wilson, Michael, ‘Cosmo’, Time Out New York, June 25, 2012

 

Public Collections

 Aishti Foundation, Beirut, Lebanon

Jan Shrem & Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, Davis, USA

 

 

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