CURRICULUM VITAE & EXHIBITIONS

 

Jesse Waugh is an artist who  champions Beauty as the purpose of art, according to the tenets of his proprietary art movement -  Pulchrism.

His work has been exhibited at the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art and at  various galleries and venues. His artist monograph has been archived at the  Metropolitan Museum of Art,  Tate Britain,  Brooklyn Museum, Museum of Modern Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art, San Diego Museum of Art, Agnes Gund Collection, and others. Jesse Waugh's art manifesto  The Pulchrist Manifesto  has been recognized as a  significant historical art manifesto.

Employing painting and video as his primary media, Jesse Waugh has had his work broadcast on the BBC, National Geographic, and also Peruvian television. His work has been the subject of academic study at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, Brown University in Rhode Island, and Los Angeles City College in Hollywood.  Jesse Waugh on Wikipedia

Born 6 May, 1974   see Bio

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SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

1995  Art film screening, El Angel, Hollywood, California

1997  Solo exhibition, FENP Gallery Los Angeles

1997  Group exhibition,  L.A. Freewaves, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

My film El Angel  was exhibited at the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) as part of the L.A. Freewaves  exhibition, and also at the following:

Exhibition Venues
Acme Gallery (West Hollywood)
Otis Gallery (West Side)
L.A. Contemporary Exhibitions (Hollywood)
MOCA, Geffen Contemporary (Downtown)
CSU Northridge (Valley)
Art Center (Pasadena)
CSU Los Angeles (East L.A.)
UC Irvine, Beall Center (Orange County)

Screening Venues
J. Paul Getty Museum (West L.A.)
Loyola Marymount University (West Side)
Otis Gallery (West Side)
Santa Monica Museum (Santa Monica)
UCLA (West L.A.)
Side Street Projects (Downtown)
USC (Downtown)
CSU Northridge (Valley)
Armory Center (Pasadena)
DA Center (Pomona)
The Rose Bowl (Pasadena)
California Museum of Photography (Riverside)
Long Beach Museum (Long Beach)
Laguna Art Museum (Orange County)


1997  Art film screening, Gray, Los Angeles City College, Hollywood

1999  Site-specific installation, Test, Querétaro, Mexico

2000  Art film screening, El Angel, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York

2003  Art film screening, Nanay, Brown University, Rhode Island

2008  Art film screening, El Angel, Pill Awards, New York City

2009  Invitation to exhibit BIG PRISM, Speelgoedmuseum Deventer, Deventer, Netherlands

2009  BIG PRISM featured on BBC Rocket Science, England, UK

2011  Art film screening, The Red Wreath, Glastonbury, England, UK

2012  Solo exhibition, Rainbow Decay, Glastonbury, England, UK

2012  Jesse Waugh Portrait of an Artist included in Metropolitan Museum of Art Archive, New York, New York - Click here for reference

2012  Jesse Waugh Portrait of an Artist included in MOMA Archive, Museum of Modern Art, NewYork

2012  Jesse Waugh Portrait of an Artist included in Philadelphia Museum of Art Archive, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2012  Jesse Waugh Portrait of an Artist included in San Diego Museum of Art Archive, San Diego, California

2012  Jesse Waugh Portrait of an Artist included in Agnes Gund Collection, New York, New York

2014  Group exhibition, Butterflies, Room 128 Gallery, Brighton, England

2015  Group exhibition, Posthumous, Room 128 Gallery, Brighton, England

2015  Solo exhibition, Butterflies, Ingeborg Verlag, Horn-Bad Meinberg, Germany

2015  Group exhibition, Beauty Sublime, Grand Parade Gallery, Brighton, England, UK

 

SIGNIFICANT COLLECTIONS

Following is a list of significant museum, gallery,  and other collections which house Jesse Waugh's work in their collections:

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York

Tate Britain, London, England

Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York

Agnes Gund Collection, New York, New York

Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California

Participant Inc., New York

Private collection, New York, New York

Private collection, Florence, Italy

Private collection, Brighton, England,

Private collection, Los Angeles, California
 

ALL VENUES

Following is an exhaustive list of museums, galleries, and  institutions where Jesse Waugh's work has been exhibited, archived, studied, or is in the permanent collection:

THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART
AGNES GUND COLLECTION
LOS ANGELES MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART (MOCA)
SAN DIEGO MUSEUM OF ART
FENP GALLERY
BROWN UNIVERSITY
PRATT INSTITUTE
BROOKLYN MUSEUM
THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
PARTICIPANT INC
THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART
GALERIE INGEBORG VERLAG, GERMANY
GRAND PARADE GALLERY, BRIGHTON,  UK
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
LOS ANGELES CITY COLLEGE

Venues specific to Los Angeles, California:
Acme Gallery   (West Hollywood)
Otis Gallery  (West Side)
L.A. Contemporary Exhibitions  (Hollywood)
MOCA, Geffen Contemporary  (Downtown)
CSU Northridge  (Valley)
Art Center  (Pasadena)
CSU Los Angeles   (East L.A.)
UC Irvine, Beall Center (Orange County)
J. Paul Getty Museum  (West L.A.)
Loyola Marymount University  (West Side)
Otis Gallery  (West Side)
Santa Monica Museum  (Santa Monica)
UCLA  (West L.A.)
Side Street Projects  (Downtown)
USC  (Downtown)
CSU Northridge  (Valley)
Armory Center  (Pasadena)
DA Center  (Pomona)
The Rose Bowl (Pasadena)
California Museum of Photography  (Riverside)
Long Beach Museum  (Long Beach)
Laguna Art Museum  (Orange County)

 

EDUCATION

University of Brighton, UK
Brighton, England, UK
MA Fine Art, 2015

University of Glasgow
Glasgow, Scotland
Masters Class: History of Art Nouveau, 2013-2014

San Francisco State University
San Francisco, California, USA
BA Humanities: Art & Art History, 2000

City College of San Francisco
San Francisco, California, USA
AA Art History, 1998

 

STUDIED UNDER

Richard Murdock, Painter, 2016 http://richardmurdock.com

Thomas  Darnell,  Painter, 2016  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Darnell_(artist)

Allan Ramsay, Portraitist, 2014-2015  http://allanramsayartist.com

Charlie Hooker, Artist, 2014-2015  http://www.charliehooker.co.uk

Sol Lewitt, Artist, 2000-2001  https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sol_LeWitt

Paul Sbrizzi, Filmmaker, 1994-1997   http://m.imdb.com/name/nm2034107/bio

Robert Merrill, Photographer, 1992-1993

 

ACADEMIC HONOURS

Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Invited to host presentation of Amazonian documentary "Nanay" for the International Studies Program, in conjunction with Dr Luis Campos Baca -  President of Investigaciones de la Amazonia Peruna (IIAP)  and former Peruvian congressman.

 

Pratt Institute
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Inclusion of film work "El Angel" in academic regiment of Film Studies program led by Deborah Meehan.

 

Los Angeles City College
Hollywood, California, USA
Inclusion of documentary film "Gray" in Chicano Studies class curriculum. 


 

INTERNATIONAL

Jesse Waugh is a citizen of USA, UK and Canada.

English is his native language. He also speaks, reads and writes in near native Spanish.

He has lived for significant amounts of time in:

  • USA : California (San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles and San Diego) and New York City
  • UK : England (London, Manchester, Liverpool, Queen Camel, Glastonbury and Brighton), and Scotland  (Glasgow)
  • Mexico : Queretaro
  • Ireland : Dublin and Cork
  • Germany : Berlin
  • Italy : Rome and Florence
  • Portugal : Lisbon
  • Spain : Barcelona

He has also spent months at a time in:

  • Japan : Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Fukushima, Sendai and Sapporo
  • China : Shenzhen, Shanghai and Huangshan
    • Hong Kong
  • India : Mumbai, Goa, Mangalore, Puri and Moradabad
  • Egypt : Cairo, Aswan and Abu Simbel
  • Peru :  Iquitos and Lima
  • USA : Michigan (Gladwin)
  • Canada : Ontario (Niagara-on-the-Lake, Toronto and Little Go Home Bay [Georgian Bay, Lake Huron])

And he has also travelled to:

  • Israel
  • Greece (including Crete)
  • Morocco
  • Brazil
  • Colombia
  • Sweden
  • Norway
  • France
  • Austria
  • Switzerland (also Bavaria, Germany)
  • Czech Republic
  • UK : Wales, East Anglia, Hebrides (Isle of Lewis), Cornwall, Scarborough, Lake Disctrict, Sterling, Loch Ness, and more
  • USA : Hawaii, Nevada, Florida, Pennsylvania, Arizona, New Jersey, Illinois