Selected Works / Exhibitions / Biography / Available Inventory

Gary Hill

Born: 1951 in Santa Monica, CA

Lives and works: Seattle, WA

Selected Solo Exhibitions (since 2007)

2016-2017 (upcoming)

Kochi-Muziris Biennale, Kochi, Kerala, India


“Gary Hill: Around & About,” University of Texas at Austin (The Public Art Program), Austin, TX

“VIDEOTANK # 11: GARY HILL,” Foreman Art Gallery, Sherbrooke, Quebec

“Observaciones Sobre los Colores,” Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, CA

“Gary Hill,” The Armory Show/James Harris Gallery, New York City

“Depth Charge,” Lia Rumma Gallery, Milan, Italy


“Aloidia Piorm,” James Harris Gallery, Seattle, USA


“Retrospective Gary Hill” (single-channel works) Videonale Fesitival, Bonn Kunstmuseum, Bonn

“Gary Hill” Loop Fair Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain


“Gary Hill – Solo Exhibition,” The Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel

“Cutting Corners Creates More Sides,” In Situ / Fabienne Leclerc, Paris, France

“Up Against Down,” DNA Galerie, Berlin, Germany

“Glossodelic Attractors,” The Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, USA


“Of surf, death, tropes & tableaux: The Psychedelic Gedankenexperiment,” Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY

“Cutting Corners Creates More Sides,” Donald Young Gallery, Chicago, IL


“Circumstances/Circunstâncias,” MIS – Museu da Imagem e do Som, São Paulo, Brazil

“Gary Hill: Viewer,” GMG Gallery, Moscow, Russia

“Between Word and Image,” Headquarters of the Superintendence for the Archaeological Heritage of the Vento / Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Verona, Italy


“Voice Grounds,” St Paul Street Gallery, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand

“Art of Limina: Gary Hill,” Slought Foundation, Philadelphia, PA

“Up Against Down,” Christchurch Art Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand

“Gary Hill: o lugar sem o tempo / taking time from place,” Oi Futuro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA

“Gary Hill / It’s Turtles All the Way Down,” in SITU / Fabienne Leclerc, Paris, France

Fundacion Centro Cultural Chacao, Caracas, Venezuela


“Frustrum,” Art Cologne, Cologne, Germany (special installation organized by IMAI, Dusseldorf, in collaboration with Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris) “Gary Hill / Gerry Judah,” Louise T. Blouin Foundation, London, England

“Glass Onion,” 911 Media Arts, Seattle, WA

“Strange Trajectories,” IMAI (Inter Media Art Institute) / NRW-Forum, Dusseldorf, Germany

Selected Group Exhibitions (since 2007)


Seattle Arts Fair, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA

“Creating Feelings,” Sixth Annual Hybrid Art Exhibition, Rossiya theatre, Moscow, Russia

“Future Present (Emmanuel Hoffman Foundation/Contemporary Art from Classic Modernism to the Present Day),” Schaulager, Basel, Switzerland

“Haroon Mirza: HRM199LTD,” Museum Tinguely, Basel, Switzerland

“In Transit,” IVAM, Institut Valenciá d’Art Modern, Valenciá, Spain

“Bricology (The Mouse and the Parrot),” Villa Arson, Nice, France

“Traces: Festical des arts numeriqués,” Chartreuse de la Valbonne, Bagnols-sur-Cèze, France

“Shoot: About Performance,” DNA Gallery, Berlin, Germany

Dallas Medianale 2015/ The McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX

“Capture All,” Transmediale/Festival 2015, Berlin, Germany

“Construire une Collection,” Le Nouveau Musée National de Monaco, Monaco

“Fathoms,” Kik Five, Kino International, Berlin, Germany


“30 Year – 30 Voices: A retrospective celebrating the 30th anniversaty of Videonale Bonn,” Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany

“Bookish,” Courbet VS Dempsey, Chicago, IL

“Augment This (Meditations on the Image),” Cherry and Martin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Festival International de la Imagen, Manizales, Colombia

Silicon Valley Contemporary Art Fair, San Jose, CA

“The Invisible Force Behing,” Quadrienalle Düsseldorf /IMAI-NRW-Forum, Düsseldorf

“The Embodied Vision: Performance for the Camera,” MUSEU NACIONAL DE ARTE CONTEMPORÂNEA DO CHIADO, Lisbon, Portugal

“Rewritten by Machine and New Technology,” University Art Gallery at Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana

“The Vault (DeStilled Lives),” Spaces Gallery, Cleveland, OH


“Through a Glass Darkly (Faces Past and Present),” Ernst Muzeum, Budapest, Germany

“Galaxie Video,” Lalit Kala Akademi Galleries, New Dehli, India

“On Abstraction II- Remarks on Colour,” Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Canada

“I See You,” Kunsthalle Detroit Museum of Multi-Media and Light-Based Arts, Detroit, USA

“93 Exhibition,” Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, A Coruña, Spain

“Typemotion: Type as Image in Movement,” ZKM Museum of Contemporary Art, Karlsruhe, Germany


“Faces,” The Ernst Museum, Budapest, Hungary

“Projecting Identity,” Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa

“Active Presense,” LABoral, Gijon, Spain

“Say It LOUD,” District Berlin, Berlin, Germany

“Video Vintage,” ZKM Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, Germany

“Simultan,” CEAAC, Strasbourg, France


“Gary Hill – Patrick Tosani,” Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin, Germany

“New Contemporary Galleries – John Kaldor Family Collection,” Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

“Expanded Cinema,” MMOMA (Moscow Museum of Modern Art), Moscow, Russia

“Jacques Perconte 1,” La Cinémathèque Française, Paris, France


“CUE: Artists’ Video,” Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada “The Contemporary Figure,” Donald Young Gallery, Chicago, IL “Paying a Visit to Mary,” The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Aldrich, CT Oslo Screen Festival 2010, Filmens Hus, Oslo, Norway


“Holbein to Tillmans, Prominent Guests from the Kunstmuseum Basel,” Schaulager / Laurenz Foundation, Basel Switzerland

“Talking Tongues and Other Organs,” Kleinert James Arts Center, Woodstock, NY

“Against the Grain: 15 Years of Collecting,” Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany


“The Cinema Effect: Illusion, Reality, and the Moving Image, Part I: Dreams,” The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC

“Die Lucky Bush,” The Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp (MuHKA), Antwerp, Belgium

Art 39 Basel / Donald Young Gallery, Basel, Switzerland

“On Time,” video program in conjunction with the exhibition, “Synthetic Times – Media Art China 2008,” The National Art Museum of China (NAMOC), Beijing, China


“On History,” Fundación Santander Central Hispano, Madrid, Spain

“Space: Places of Art,” Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany

The ADAA Art Show / Donald Young Gallery, New York, NY

2nd Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia

“Hear With Your Eyes: Collection of Contemporary Art Fundacion ‘la Caixa’,” CaixaForum, Barcelona, Spain

“Digital Aesthetic 2,” Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston, England

“The Screen Eye or the New Image: 100 Videos to rethink the world,” Casino Luxembourg – Forum d’art Contemporain, Luxembourg; MNAC / The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest, Romania

“SCHMERZ (Pain),” Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin, Germany


1979, 1985, 1987, 1993 Fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts

1981–82, 1989–90 Fellowships from the Rockefeller Foundation

1986, 1990 Fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

1995 the Leone d’Oro Prize for Sculpture at the Venice Biennale

1998 a John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Award

2000 the Kurt Schwitters Preis

2005 Honorary Degree of Doctor Honoris Causa of The University of Fine Arts in Poznań, Poland

2011 Honorary Degree from Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, Washington

2014 SVC Distinguished Media Artist Awardee

Selected Public Collections

Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France

MoMA, New York, USA

The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

Reina Sofia Museum, Madrid, Spain

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