​​Anja Salonen

(b. 1994, Los Angeles)


2018

  • BFA California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA         

2015

  • Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2021

  • World as Lover, World as Self, Five Car Garage, Los Angeles, CA

2019

  • The Key of Chiron, Five Car Garage, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2018 Lagomorph Labyrinth, SADE, Los Angeles, CA
  • Witch’s Butter or Star Spittle, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

2017

  • New Dimensions in Recreation, ltd los angeles, Los Angeles, CA

2016

  • Second Skin, Lei Min Space, Los Angeles, CA

2015

  • Future Bodies, As It Stands, Los Angeles, CA


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2021

  • Jupiter’s Finger, Real Pain Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA
  • Garden, Ladies Room
  • The Forest and the Sea, Five Car Garage, Los Angeles, CA

2020

  • We Used to Gather, Library Street Collective, Detroit, MI
  • Time Flies, Dog Days, Los Angeles, CA
  • Verhandlungsbasis, Palmer, Stuttgart, Germany
  • Pineal Eye Infection, Seasons, curated by Aaron Moulton, Los Angeles, CA

2019

  • LA on Fire, Wilding Cran, Los Angeles, CA
  • 7 of Cups, Queens, Los Angeles, CA
  • BLOOM, Sears Peyton, Los Angeles, CA

2018

  • Portraits, Foxy Production, New York, NY
  • A Cat’s Meow, Sargent’s Daughters, New York, NY
  • How They Ran, Over The Influence, Los Angeles, CA
  • An Homage To Hollis Benton, Over The Influence, Los Angeles, CA
  • Four Artists Fredericks & Freiser, New York, NY
  • My Kid Could Do That, The Underground Museum, Los Angeles, CA

2017

  • Look Her Way, Thierry Goldberg, New York, NY
  • Body Building, Exhibition with Maja Djordjevic, The Hole, New York, NY

2016

  • forward, ltd los angeles, Los Angeles, CA
  • Figure as Form, ltd los angeles,
  • Hollywood Hills House, Los Angeles, CA 
  • ALL-IN Magazine One Night Group show, Club Pro, Los Angeles, CA     
  • Booby Trap, The Hole, New York, NY
  • WACKing the Piñata, ltd los angeles, Los Angeles, CA    
  • Mänttä Art Festival, Mänttä, Finland     
  • Got it 4 Cheap, Carlos Queso, Los Angeles, CA 2015
  • Strangers Forming A Group Waiting To Kiss, Motel Gallery, New York, NY         
  • Hot In Here, Sunday, Los Angeles, CA
  • Final Fantasy, Friend Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


BIBLIOGRAPHY

2021

  • KCRW Art Insider Pick “World as Lover, World as Self” Five Car Garage ContemporaryArtReview LA

2019

  • Cameron, Britta. “Anja Salonen: The Key of Chiron,” Flaunt Magazine
  • Juxtapoz Arts and Culture. “Bent But Not Broken: Anja Salonen Explores New Ways We Experience Art @ Sade, Los Angeles”

2018

  • Wheless, Avery. “Earthly Delights,” Artillery, 20 December
  • Goldstein, Caroline. “Beat The Heat With These 19 Summer Group Shows On View Now In New York,” ArtNet, 4 July

2017

  • Farr, Kristin. “Anja Salonen’s ‘New Dimensions in Recreation,’” Juxtapoz Magazine, 14 Nov
  • Day, Parker. “Art Imitates Life,” TOPIC, Issue 4, Oct
  • Duguid, Rosalind. “5 Questions with Anja Salonen,” Elephant Magazine Issue 32, 21 Aug
  • Heinrich, Will. “What to See in New York Art Galleries This Week,” New York Times, 6 July 

2016

  • Gregory, Jarrett. “Pacific Coast #127 Competition Winners,” New American Paintings, Dec
  • Palon, Nadia. “at art basel miami, the future is still female,” i-D Magazine, Dec 8
  • Hayes-Westall, Hannah.“Top 6 artists at Sunday art fair.” Fad Magazine,Oct 6
  • Artspace Editors. “Supplement Magazine Editor Alex Rayner’s 2016 Sunday Art Fair Picks.” Artspace, Sept 29
  • “WACKing the Piñata at ltd los angeles.” Art Viewer, Aug 13 “WACKing the Piñata at ltd los angeles.” Contemporary Art Daily, Aug 12
  • MacKenzie-Noice, Lauren. “WACKing the Piñata @ ltd los angeles reviewed.” aqnb, Aug
  • Goldstein, Andrew. “Here’s Every Painting You Need to See at NADA New York 2016,” Artspace, May 6
  • Rosenberg, Karen. “Karen Rosenberg’s Picks From NADA New York 2016.” Artspace, April 26
  • Johnson, Paddy and Anthony Farley, Michael. “We Went to NADA: No Spider Bites Yet.” ArtFCity, May 6 2015
  • “The Rituals of Painting with Anja Salonen.” Graphite Interdisciplinary Journal of the Arts, Feb
  • Holcomb, Shelley. “Studio Visit: Anja Salonen.” CurateLA,Nov“Anja Salonen ‘Future Bodies’ As It Stands Gallery in Los Angeles,” Autre Magazine, Nov​