BORN
   
  1974, Elkhart, IN
  Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA
   
   
EDUCATION
   
2005 MFA | California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
   
1997 BA | University of California, Irvine, CA
   
   
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
   
2019 George Eastman Museum, Rochester, NY (forthcoming)
   
2017 Matte Black Marks, Matte Black Pictures, M+B, Los Angeles, CA
   
2015 Pictures, Chromogenic and Pigment, #2, Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
  Monochromes, Static and Unfixed, California Museum of Photography, University of California, Riverside, CA
   
2014 Pictures, Chromogenic and Pigment, M+B, Los Angeles, CA
   
2012 Cache, Active, LAXART, Los Angeles, CA
  Studio Affect, Pepin Moore, Los Angeles, CA
   
   
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
   
2017 Four Person Summer Group Show: Phil Chang, Laeh Glenn, John Houck, Ian James, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA
  Light Play: Experiments in Photography, 1970 to the Present, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
  I Love L.A., Praz-Delavallade, Los Angeles, CA
   
2016 A Matter of Memory: Photography as Object in the Digital Age, George Eastman Museum, Rochester, NY
  About Time, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
  Rotation 2016: Recent Acquisitions, California Museum of Photography, Riverside, CA
  Arturo Bandini, Los Angeles, CA
  Unfixed: The Fugitive Image, Transformer Station, Cleveland, OH
   
2015 Russian Doll, M+B Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  The Human Apparatus, Klemm’s, Berlin, Germany
  Lens Work: Celebrating LACMA’s Experimental Photography at 50, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
   
2014 Me and Benjamin, curated by M+B, Galerie Xippas, Paris, France
  Aggregate Exposure, George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  Material Object, Curated by Justin Cole, Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  Tip the Wink, The Institute of Jamais Vu, London, UK
  Process, Photo Center Northwest, Seattle, WA
   
2013 Page 179, Artforum, September 2013, Brennan & Griffin, New York, NY
  Influenced by the Sun, Cohen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  Alchemical, Steven Kasher Gallery, New York, NY
  Endless Bummer II / Still Bummin,’ Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY
  Inaugural Exhibition, Pepin Moore, Los Angeles, CA
  The Black Mirror, Curated by James Welling, Diane Rosenstein Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
  Flicker, Control Room, Los Angeles, CA
   
2012 Crystal Chain, Invisible Exports, New York, NY
  Megabodega, Family Business, New York, NY
  Woman, Laughing, Isolation Room/Gallery Kit, St. Louis, MO
   
2011 Second Story | New Editions, Pepin Moore, Los Angeles, CA
  No More Reality, Creatures of Comfort, New York, NY
   
2010 Sing Me To Sleep, Angles Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  Young Curators, New Ideas III, P•P•O•W, New York, NY
   
2009 Beyond Process, Renwick Gallery, New York, NY
  The Awful Parenthesis, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  Palomar: Experimental Photography, Marvelli Gallery, New York, NY
  Ooga Booga Reading Room, The Swiss Institute, New York, NY
   
2008 The World Is All That Is The Case, Hudson Franklin, New York, NY
  When It’s A Photograph, Bolsky Gallery, Otis College of Art & Design, Los Angeles, CA
  I Am I A Killer, Sam Lee Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  Intersections, Outpost for Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
   
2006 Best Played With A Straight Face, Hudson Franklin, New York, NY
  Rose Bowl Flea Market Biennale, CLANCCO and Outpost For Contemporary Art, Pasadena, CA
  New American Talent: 21, Arthouse at the Jones Center, Austin, TX
   
2005 Supersonic 2005, Los Angeles Design Center, Los Angeles, CA
  Shipping & Receiving, Armory Northwest/965, Pasadena, CA
  FIVE, Scalo Project Space, New York, NY
  Some Notes On Personal Acts That Other People Perform, Lime Gallery, CalArts, Valencia, CA
  Crossfade, Teoretica Gallery, San Jose, Costa Rica
   
2004 After Komoru Shinako, Main Gallery, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
  MFA Mid-Residency Show, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
  GPS: Cypress Park, Los Angeles, CA
   
2003 December Test, South La Brea Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  November Test, D301 Gallery, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
   
2002 Home Series, Grand Central Art Center, California State University Fullerton, CA
   
   
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
   
2016 Roach, Thomas. The Beauty of a Social Problem – Interview with Walter Benn Michaels, Objektiv, August 9
  “Phil Chang and Peter Holzhauer,“ The People Radio, Episode 37 (audio)
  Crow, Kelly. “SFMOMA Stakes Out Photography.” Wall Street Journal, April 28
   
2015 Taylor, Phil. “Phil Chang. Praz-Delavallade.” Artforum, July 16
  “CMP Projects: Phil Chang,” UCR ARTSblock (video)
   
2014 Mizota, Sharon. “The Focus Cleverly Blurs in ‘Soft Target’ at M+B,” Los Angeles Times, August 22
  Karapetian, Farrah. "Theatrical Photographs," nonsite.org, May 2
  Graves, Jen. “Currently Hanging: The Unveling of Phil Chang’s Photograph,” The Stranger, May 8
  "Upchurch, Michael. “Photo Center NW’S ‘Process’ is About More Than Images,” The
  Luna, Gina. “Process PCNW Welcomes New Photography Exhibition,” The Capitol Hill Times, March 13
  "Robertson, Rebecca, “Expired Photo Materials Find New Life in Contemporary
   
2013 Cotton, Charlotte. C-Photo: Photographicness, Volume 7
  Aletti, Vince. “Goings On About Town: Art – Alchemical,” The New Yorker, July
  Diehl, Travis. “The Black Mirror,” Artforum.com, Critics’ Pick, February
  Ollman, Leah. “Black As Everything and Nothing at Diane Rosenstein,” Los Angeles Times, January 31
   
2012 Lehrer-Graiwer, Sarah. “Phil Chang,” Artforum, Summer
  Welling, James. “Associations for Phil Chang,” nonsite.org, April 17
  Michaels, Walter Benn. Meaning & Affect: Phil Chang’s Cache, Active, LAXART, March
  Winat, Carmen. “Affective Turns? ”, Artforum.com, Critics’ Pick, March
  Mizota, Sharon. “Phil Chang at LAXART ,” Los Angeles Times, March 23
  Tumlir, Jan. “Dark-Side Minimalism,” X-Tra, Fall, Vol. 15, No. 1
  Blind Spot, Issue 45, May, edited by Matthew Porter and Hannah Whitaker
  Modrak, Rebekah & Bill Anthes, Reframing Photography: Theory and Practice, Resources & Artists Listing, Routledge
  Haroutounian, Christine. "In View of Affect: An Interview with Phil Chang," Graphite, April
  Wagley, Catherine. “Phil Chang: Studio, Affect,” Snapshots, Photograph, July 31
   
2010 Phil Chang, Four Over One, Wallis Annenberg Photography Department, The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, May
  Tuck, Geoff. “Notes On Looking,” April 7
   
2011 Herman, Jane. “Now Selling,” T Magazine, The New York Times, July 27
  Kim, Mia. “No More Reality,” The Wild, July
  Rodo-Vankeulen, Noel. “Books About Photo and Photos About Text,” iheartphotograph, April 13
  Tuck, Geoff. “Notes On Looking,” January 5
   
2010 Lehrer-Graiwer, Sarah. “500 Words,” Artforum.com, May 13
  Williams, Sarah Bay. “Three Photo Books and One Book On Photo,” Unframed, May 21
  Congyun, Liu. “Phil Chang, Interview,” Photo World, Xinhua News Agency, September
  Tuck, Geoff. “Notes On Looking,” November 11
   
2009 Aletti, Vince. “Galleries – Chelsea,” The New Yorker, June 22
  Walleston, Aimee. “Photography Wow,” T Magazine, The New York Times, June 5
  Curcio, Seth. “Palomar: Experimental Photography,” Daily Serving, June 5
   
2008 When It’s A Photograph, Catalog, Otis College of Art & Design
  Biel, Kim. “I Am I A Killer,” Artweek, October
  Grider, Nicholas. “Interview with Phil Chang,” iheartphotograph, April 29
   
2007 Balaschak, Chris. “2007 Works”
   
2006 New American Talent: 21, Catalog, Arthouse at the Jones Center, Austin, TX
   
2005 "Matuk, Farid. “Less So The Man: Chang’s Some Notes On Personal Acts That
   
   
CURATORIAL PROJECTS
   
2014 Soft Target, organized with Matthew Porter, M+B, Los Angeles, CA
   
2012 Affective Turns?, Pepin Moore, Los Angeles, CA
   
2009 Seeing Sight, LACE Benefit Art Auction, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
   
   
LECTURES AND PANEL DISCUSSIONS
   
2016 "The Photographic Event," San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
  Broken Windows course, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
  "Photography is Magic," The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA (in conversation with Charlotte Cotton, John Houck & Carter Mull
   
2015 “UCLA-LAMA Art History Practicum Initiative,” with Miwon Kwon and Britt Salvesen
  CMP Projects, California Museum of Photography, University of California, Riverside, CA
  "Photography and Philosophy," Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA
  "Remembering Forward: Conversations on Photography, LAXART, Los Angeles, CA
   
2014 Material Object, Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  Department of Art and Art History, University of California, Davis, CA
  Department of Art History, University of Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  "Artists in L.A.: The Expanded Field and Photographic Possibilities," photo L.A., CA
  Program of Photography & Imaging, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
  Advanced Photography, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
   
2013 "Office Hours," LAXART, Los Angeles, CA
  "The Language of Photography," Palm Springs Photo Festival, CA
   
2012 Department of Art, University of California, Riverside, CA
  "A Discussion On Aesthetics, Affect and Issues of Value in Contemporary Art," LAXART, Los Angeles, CA
   
2011 "Los Angeles Art Now," Antioch University, Los Angeles, CA
   
2010 Panelist with Britt Salvesen and Patterson Beckwith, Art Catalogues at LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
  "Photography Now," University of California, Los Angeles, CA
   
2009 Summer Art Institute, Department of Art, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
  "Photography Without A Darkroom," The City College of New York, NY
   
2008 "When It’s A Photograph," Otis College of Art & Design, Los Angeles, CA
  Resident Artist and Architect Critiques, MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles, CA
  Otis College of Art & Design, Los Angeles, CA
   
2007 Art Center College of Art & Design, Visiting Artist Course, Los Angeles, CA
   
   
CATALOGUES & PUBLICATIONS
   
2015 Cotton, Charlotte. Photography is Magic. New York: Aperture Foundation
  Michaels, Water Benn. The Beauty of a Social Problem: Photography, Autonomy, Economy. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press
   
2012 Michaels, Walter Benn. Meaning & Affect: Phil Chang’s Cache, Active. Los Angeles: LAXART
  Modrak, Rebecca and Bill Anthes. Reframing Photography: Theory and Practice. New York: Routledge
   
2010 Four Over One, Wallis Annenberg Photography Department, Los Angeles County Museum of Art
   
   
ESSAYS & ARTICLES
   
2013 “Phil Chang: Cache, Active / Conversation with James Welling,” Aperture, Spring, #210
   
2011 “Interview with Walter Benn Michaels on Photography and Politics,” nonsite.org, Issue 2
   
2010 “1 Image 1 Minute,” X-Tra, Volume 12, Number 2, Winter 2010 (organized by Micol Hebron)
   
2009 “Dead and Alive,” Words Without Pictures, Wallis Annenberg Photography Department, The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, May
   
2008 "Conversation With Charlotte Cotton and Phil Chang,” When It’s a Photography, Otis College of Art & Design, November
   
   
ACADEMIC POSITIONS & APPOINTMENTS
   
  Visiting Faculty, Department of Art, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
  Lecturer, Photography Program, Otis College of Art & Design, Los Angeles, CA
   
   
COLLECTIONS
   
  Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
  San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
  California Museum of Photography, University of California, Riverside, CA