Eric Yahnker
b. 1976, Torrance, CA
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

1997-2000 California Institute of the Arts, BFA Animation
1994-1996 University of Southern California, Journalism

Solo Exhibitions
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2018 Factory Reset, The Hole, NYC
2017 White G(love)s, The Hole, NYC, UNTITLED, Miami Beach, FL
         The Long Goodbye..., CAMRaleigh, NC
         Alternative Fiction, The Hole, NYC, Art Brussels, Belgium
2016 Steve Jobs' Day Off, The Hole, NYC
         Noah's Yacht, Zevitas Marcus, Los Angeles, CA
2014 Sticks & Drones, Paradise Row, London, UK
2013 Ebony & Benghazi, Ambach & Rice, Los Angeles
2012 Virgin Birth n' Turf, The Hole, NYC
         Party Sub/Sub Party, The Armory Show, NYC, Ambach & Rice
2011 Cracks of Dawn, Ambach &Rice @ Kunsthalle L.A., Chinatown, Los Angeles, CA
2010 Nervous Surf, Galerie Jeanroch Dard, Paris France
2009 Naughty Teens/Garbanzo Beans, Ambach & Rice, Seattle WA
2008 Piano Man (For Guitar), Jack the Pelican Presents, Brooklyn NY
         Dolly Parton Behind A Tree, Kim Light Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Group Exhibitions
2018 EXTRA, The Hole, NYC
         Art & Power—Reading the Collection Through Civic Engagement, Arsenal Contemporary, Montreal, QC
         Above the Rim, CAMRaleigh, Raleigh, NC
2017 What's Up - The Americas, Whiteley's, London, UK (curated by Lawrence van Hagen)
Mementos, Art Brussels, Belgium
Figure/Landscape, Zevitas Marcus, Los Angeles, CA
2016 Imagine, Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy
Please Have Enough Acid in the Dish, M+B, Los Angeles, CA (organized by Vinny Dotolo)
         Olimpia's Eyes, Zevitas Marcus, Los Angeles, CA
         Anxiety, HVW8, Los Angeles, CA
Doppelganger, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
Why I Want to Fuck Donald Trump, Joshua Liner Gallery, NY
Hydroponic Forms, Galerie Ampersand, Cologne, Germany
2015 Not a Photo, The Hole, NYC
         Works of Paper II, ACME., Los Angeles, CA
         She Sells Seashells By the Seashore, Eric Firestone Gallery, East Hampton, NY
         Drawings | Fridges, Greene Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
         Power Objects, Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, MI
         You Won't Believe..., Galerie Division, Montreal, QC
         6H to 8B, FOCA, Los Angeles, CA (curated by Sydney Croskery)
         21st Century lol's, Left Field Gallery, San Luis Obispo, CA
         DUCKS, Minotaur Projects, Los Angeles, CA
         Major Work, Chandran Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2014 Walk-ins Welcome, Marlborough, Broome St, NYC
         Early Man, The Hole, NYC
         OK Great THANKS this is SO RIDICULOUS, ACME., Los Angeles, CA (curated by Brion Nuda Rosch)
         Veils, The Underground Museum, Los Angeles, CA
         Sincerely, Ambach & Rice, Los Angeles, CA
         The Remarkable Lightness of Being, Aeroplastics Contemporary, Brussels, Belgium
         Collection Laurent Fiévet, BBB centre d'art, Toulouse, France
         DUCKS, Greenpoint Terminal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (curated by Ryan Travis Christian)
         Your Favorite Artist's Favorite Artist, Joshua Liner Gallery, Chelsea, NY
         When It Is Dark Enough, CES Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA
         Stripped, Sam Francis Gallery, Crossroads School For Arts & Sciences, Santa Monica, CA
2013 Pet Shapes, China Art Objects, Culver City, CA
         True Believers, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
         Rogue Wave, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
         The Archaic Revival, Zic Zerp, Rotterdam, Netherlands (curated by Dani Tull & Ewoud Van Rijn)
         Good Intentions: Re-Imagining Rockwell's Boy Scouts, Subliminal Projects, Los Angeles, CA
         Report on An Unidentified Space Station, Paradise Row @ The Armory Show, NYC
2012 Portrait of a Generation, The Hole, NYC
         Art of the Joke, V1 Gallery, Copenhage, Denmark
         Breadbox, ZieherSmith@Icon Building, Nashville, TN
         Body Snatchers, White Box, NYC (curated by Raul Zamudio)
         Visible, Harris Art Gallery, University of La Verne (curated by Dion Johnson)
         The Right Wrong, Greene Exhibitions, Culver City, CA
         Facial Expressionism: Immanence Envisaged, Cerritos College, Norwalk, CA (curated by James MacDevitt)
         In the Future the Artist Will Say: That Object is a Work of Art, 3rd Ward, Brooklyn, NY
         Celebrity Skin, White Box Contemporary, San Diego, CA
         Wild Thing, See Line Gallery, West Hollywood, CA
         Where My Cones At?, Double Break Gallery, San Diego, CA
2011 will be home..., Ambach & Rice, Los Angeles, CA
         B-B-B-Bad, Anna Kustera, Chelsea, NY (feat. Paul McCarthy, John Waters, John Wayne Gacy & more)
         Telephone, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
         FACEMAKER, Royal-T, Los Angeles, CA (curated by Kathy Grayson) 
         Nothing To Say, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2010 Gray Day, Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, CA (curated by Noah Davis)
         Suspension of Disbelief, Other Gallery, Shanghai, China (curated by Raul Zamudio)
         Playboys & Killjoys, Ambach & Rice, Seattle, WA (feat. Erwin Wurm, Raymond Pettibon)
         Meer/More, Voorkamer, Lier, Belgium
         The Power of Selection, Pt.3, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL
         Session_12_Words + Untitled, Four Boxes Gallery, Skive, Denmark
         The Weight of the Words,, online exhibition (curated by Pedro Torres)
         Instant L.A. Summer, Carmichael Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
         UNCOVER, DISCOVER, DISCARD, Golden Age, Chicago, IL (curated by Jessica Minckley)
         Sonny Smith: 100 Records, Gallery 16, San Francisco, CA (traveled to: Okay Mtn. Gallery, Austin, TX/
         Cinders Gallery, Brooklyn, NY/ False Front Gallery, Portland, OR)
         Bushwick Schlacht!, Fortress to Solitude, Bushwick, NY
         Inaugural Exhibition, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA
         Fuckheads, Kinkead Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA (curated by Angela Dufresne)
         Paper! Awesome!, Baer Ridgway Gallery, San Francisco, CA (curated by Brion Nuda Rosch)
         Riders, Galerie Polad-Hardouin, Paris, France
         The Power of Selection, Pt.1, Western Exhibitons, Chicago, IL (curated by Ryan Travis Christian)
2009 Baker's Dozen, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
         Session_7_Words, Am Nuden Da, London, England
         Ulli and Lucrecia's Lustige Gruppenausstellung Mit Party, 533 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
         Interrobang, Space Gallery, Portland, ME
         Beautiful/Decay: A to Z, Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
         control c, control v, eberb9, Chicago, IL
         The Haunted House Show, Colin Roberts' Studio, Los Angeles, CA
         No Right Beast, Women's Building, Los Angeles, CA
2008 L.A. Potential, HangART-7, Salzburg, Austria (curated by Hubert Schmalix, Roger Herman)
         Found/Gevonden/Trouve, Voorkamer, Lier, Belgium
         Group Show Without Andre Butzer, Women's Building, Los Angeles, CA