Education
M.F.A. 1994 Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California. 
B.F.A 1990 Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York.

Solo Exhibitions
2010 The Tract House: A Darwin Addition, American Philosophical Society (APS) Museum and Philagrafika2010:Out of Print, Philadelphia, PA
2009 “Take This Knitting Machine and Shove It”, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK
University of Michigan Art Museum, Ann Arbor, MI
2008 Election Sweater Project,  Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
Printed Matter, New York, NY
2007 David Patton Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Art Positions/Gavlak at Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami Beach, FL
2006 Gavlak, West Palm Beach, FL
“Right On, Weatherman,” CPK Kunsthal, Copenhagen, Denmark
1995 “Self Titled Debut,” Thomas Solomon’s Garage, Los Angeles, CA
   
Group Exhibitions
2010  
2009 “Nine Lives,” Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
“Prescriptions,” Acme Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“The Tract House,” Threewalls, Chicago, IL
“Craftwerk 2.0,” Jönköpings County Museum, Sweden
2008 “The Station,” Miami, FL
“Hello Liberty,” The Dalton Gallery, Agnes Scott College, Decatur, GA
“Cottage Industry,” Baltimore Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD
“The Way That We Rhyme,”  Yerba Buena Center for  the Arts, San Francisco,  CA
“Fare una Scenata / Making a Scene,” Fondazione Morra Greco, Naples, Italy
“2018: Fate, Fortune, Coming Times,” Less Than Three Gallery, L.I.C., NY
“Gestures of Resistance: Craft, Performance, and the Politics of Slowness,” Gray Matters, Dallas, TX
“Vested Interest,” Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
“Make You Notice,” San Francisco Art Commission Gallery, San Francicso, CA
“Here, There, and Everywhere,” Bike Oven, Los Angeles, CA
2007 “Read Me,, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
“Words Fail Me” Museum of Contemporary Art     Detroit, Detroit, MI
“High Desert Test Sites 07,” Joshua Tree, CA
“Common Threads,” Confederation Centre for the Arts, Prince Edward Island, Canada
“Pass It On: Connecting Contemporary Do-It-Yourself Culture,” A & D Gallery, Columbia, College, Chicago, IL
2006 “Open Walls 2,” White Columns, New York, NY
“Street Signs and Solar Ovens: Socialcraft in Los Angeles,” Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
“Fair Exchange,” LA County Fair, Pomona, CA
“Locale,” Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Miss America,” (with Aleksandra Mir), Rental Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Flaming June,” Spanierman Modern, New York, NY
“Interstate,” Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, Queens, NY
“High Desert Test Sites 5,” November, 2002-May, 2006, Joshua Tree, CA
“The Workmanship of Risk,” St. Lawrence University Art Gallery, Canton, NY
2005 “Opening Group Show,” Gavlak Projects, West Palm Beach, FL
“IHC Hiking Club,” as part of Frieze Projects with Andrea Zittel, London, England
“Political Textile Show/Knitknit Release,” ThreeWalls, Chicago, IL
2004 “Publish and Be Damned,” Cubitt, London, England
“Groundhog Day,” Pestorius Sweeney House, Brisbane, Australia
Knitknit at Sundown Salon, Los Angeles, CA
2003 “Sandwich Board” (with Daniel Marlos), Los Angeles, CA
2002 “High Desert Test Sites 1, 2,” Joshua Tree, CA
1998 “Kamikaze,” Berlin, Germany
1997 “Ten Los Angeles Artists,” Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“Her Eyes are A Blue Million Miles (Version),”Three Day Weekend, London, England.
“The Eagle Rock Show,” Eagle Rock Community Cultural Center, Eagle Rock,             CA           
1996 “Wunderbar,” curated by StephenSchmidt-Wulffen, Hamburg Kunstverien, Hamburg, Germany
“246,” Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
“Skin Deep,” Thomas Soloman’s Garage. Los Angeles, CA
“246,” Mark Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Los Angeles Visits P-House in Tokyo,” Three Day Weekend, Tokyo, Japan
1995  “P.L.A.N.: Photography Los Angeles Now,” Los Angeles County Museum of Art Los Angeles, CA
“Smells Like Vinyl,” Roger Meriens, New York, NY
1994 “Thanks,” Three Day Weekend, Los Angeles, CA
“Dave’s Not Here,” Three Day Weekend, Los Angeles, CA
“Group Show,” Food House, Santa Monica, CA
“Utter Realities,” Cerritos College Art Gallery, Cerritos, CA
“Red Rover, Red Rover,” Three Day Weekend, Los Angeles, CA
“Gorgeous Politics: 8th Annuale,” LACE, curated by Dave Hickey, Los Angeles, CA
“Grammerians,” Guggenheim Gallery of Chapman University, Orange, C
   
Publication Projects
2008 Charted Patterns for Sweaters That Talk Back, published by Printed Matter,NYC.
2007 Unicycle Shop, published by Onestar Press, Paris
2006 Road Bike Road Notes (Socrates Sculpture Park, Interstate)
2005 Everyday Hiking (with the Interlopers HC)
American Stuccolow (with Louis Marchesano)
Last Week in The Project Space
2004 Saddlesore
2003     High Desert Test Sites Publication 1, 2, 3, 5.
1998   American Homebody         
1996 The Casual Observer (with Daniel Marlos)
   
Bibliography-Periodicals
  Recker, Keith. “Shout it Out.” Hand/Eye Magazine, 2009:2.
Matthews, Riah. “Artist Inspired By Robin Hood For Exhibition.” Nottingham Evening Post, October 3, 2009.
Goldwyn, Liz. “Lisa Anne Auerbach.” Hanatsubaki. August, 2009: 27. Wiley, Chris. “The Office.” Abitare, June, 2009: 165-167.
Maloney, Patricia. “500 Words.” Artforum.com, September 30, 2009.
Rizzotti, Alessandra. “Heeb 100.” Heeb Magazine, October, 2009.
Graubart, Hadara. “Sweater Girl.” Tablet Magazine Online, July 23, 2009.
Stryker, Mark. “Artists and Their Art: Lisa Anne Auerbach.” Detroit Free Press, July 5, 2009.
Ward, Alie. “Bike Night at the Hammer Museum.” Los Angeles Times. http://www.latimes.com/theguide/events-and-festivals/la-et-bikenight15-2009apr15,0,1062454.story
Byron, Jacquie. “Knit... With Grit: Politics and the Knitting Needle.” Get Creative (Australia), May 2009. Pp 12- 17.
Zohn, Patricia. “Culture Zohn: Lisa Anne Auerbach and Jenny Holtzer: Art Meets Politics Over Words.” Huffington Post, March 13, 2009.
Vogel, Carol. “Wish You Were Here.” New York Times, March 19, 2009.
Kongsbak, Kirja. “Strik Kan Gøre en Forskel.”  GavStrik Winter, 2008: 4-5.
Fuller, Daniel. “Comics of Salvation.” Art On Paper November/December, 2008: 14-16.
Solberg, Tone. “Politikk og strikk.” Aftenposten November 28, 2008: 40-44.
Gersten, Lana. “Political Stitch: Knitting for Obama.” The Forward October 16, 2008: 2.
Williamson, Damien. “AAM Hosts a Different Kind of Voting Drive.” Aspen Daily News October 9, 2008: 6.
Oksenhorn, Stewart. “Poli-Knits: Lisa Auerbach fashions a message in sweaters.” Aspen TimesOctober 4, 2008: 27-28.
Morris, Barbara. “‘Make You Notice' at SFAC Gallery” (review). Artweek v. 39 no. 5. June 2008: 12-13
Plimack, Alex. “Artists Taking Care of Business.” Baltimore Sun May 31, 2008.
Cervasio, Stella. “Accademia Belle Arti in scena la ‘disturbata.’” la Repubblica May 21, 2008.
Pepe, Anita. “Va in scena la realta quoidiana.” Roma May 21, 2008.
De Stefano, Stefano. “Anche la scenata finisce in mostra.” Corriere Della Sera May 21, 2008: 21.
Berardini, Andrew. “Lisa Anne Auerbach: Auerbachtoberfest.”  Art Review January, 2008.
Polgreen, Erin. “Art Space: Body Count Mittens Project.” In These Times, April, 2007: 41.
Warren, Ellen. “Making Trouble.” Chicago Tribune Magazine April 1, 2007: 15. 
Witchel, Leigh. “Extreme Knitting.” Knit.1 Magazine Spring, 2007.
Harvey, Doug. “StreetSignism.” LA Weekly November 17-29, 2006.
Epstein, Rebecca. “For Your Social Consideration.” Citybeat December 7-13, 2006.
Neil, Jonathan T.D. “Interstate: The American Road Trip.” Art Review August 2006.
Pagel, David. “A passionate red-state manifesto.” Los Angeles Times July 7, 2006
Karni, Annie. “Road Rage: Reinterpreting ‘The American Road Trip’ at Socrates Sculpture Park.” Papermag.com June 1, 2006.
Holte, Michael Ned. “Preview: From California To the New York Island.” Artforum Summer, 2006.
Summers, Marya. “Art Review.” New Times West Palm Beach April 20, 2006.
Gschwandtner, Sabrina. “USA Knitting Today.” Rowan Magazine Spring/Summer 2006.
Bollen, Christopher. “Modern Art’s Three Hot Trends.” Domino March, 2006.
Dambrot: Shana. “Lisa Anne Auerbach: Fear No Sweater.” FiberArts Magazine Jan/Feb 2006.
Armstrong, Liz. “The Crafty Protester.” Chicago Reader October 22, 2004.
“Cheese instead of Asceticism,” Der Spiegel May, 1996.
Greene, David A. “Blurred Visions.”  LA Reader October 28, 1994.
   
Bibliography-Books
  Jackson, Suzyn. Knit It Together. Voyageur Press, 2009. Pp. 52-55.
Subotnick, Ali. Nine Lives: Visionary Artists from L.A. Los Angeles: Hammer Museum, 2009.
Plested, Lee. Common Threads. Confederation Centre Art Gallery and Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Alberta College of Art and Design, 2008.
Wills, Kerry. The Close-Knit Circle: American Knitters Today. Connecticut: Praeger Publishers, 2007. p.72.
Chambers, Kristin. Cottage Industry. Baltimore: The Contemporary Museum, 2008. Pp. 28-35.
Searle, Karen. Knitting Art. Minneapolis: Voyageur Press, 2008. 104-111.
Sabrina Gschwandtner. KnitKnit: Profiles and Projects from Knitting’s New Wave. New York: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 2007.
Spencer, Amy. The Crafter Culture Handbook. London: Marion Boyars Publishers, 2007
Antebi, Nicole, Colin Dickey, and Robby Herbst. Failure! Experiments in Aesthetic and Social Practices. Los Angeles: Journal of Aesthetics and Protest, 2007.
Tatsos, Irene. Fair Exchange  Pomona: Millard Sheets Gallery, 2006.
   
Selected Writing
  “Driving Gloves,” Recipes for an Encounter, Edited by Marisa Jahn, Candice Hopkins, Berin Golonu. Western Front, Vancouver, BC, 2009. 58-65.
“DDIY: Don’t Do It Yourself,” Journal of Aesthetics and Protest 6, Fall, 2008.
“Manifestoes in Miniature,” Los Angeles Times Book Review, July 20, 2008.
“My Favorite Thing about the War on Terror is Making Sweaters about the War on Terror,” KnitKnit 7, Winter, 2007
“Knitting for the New Millenium: A Manifesto,” KnitKnit 6, Winter 2005
“A Text about High Desert Test Sites”, (with Andrea Zittel), Artforum, Summer, 2005.
“How to Knit a Geodesic Hat,” KnitKnit 4, 2004
Spring Journal, edited by Daniel Mendel-Black, 2004
“Pope on a Rope Tow,” Best American Travel Writing 2003, edited by Ian Frazier, Houghton Mifflin, 2003.