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Artist
Les Joynes
lives /
New York, U.S.A
born /
1963, Santa Barbara, California, U.S.A
Contact/ nyc-artist@earthlink.net
Link To/ http://www.joynes.net



Neanderlust
2003
polymer on canvas
60 x 72 in.

detail


Lake Peculiar
2003
polymer on vinyl
44 x 77 in.

Weird planet
2003
polymer and metal with motor
24 x 27 in.



An extension into the realm of the manmade
2003
oil and polymer on canvas 44x77 in.

Because nature always balances her books
2003
polymer on canvas 24 x 24 in.


Stable Muonium-Hydrogen
2003
polymer on canvas
24x24 in.


Lucky Strike
2003
polymer on canvas 24x24 in.


X-ray pornographic
2003
polymer on canvas 24x24 in.


Beautiful colored membranes
2003
polymer on canvas
54x67 in.

detail


Nebraska
2002
polymer and mixed media
14 x 16 in.


Scull and Marlboros
2003
polymer and oil on canvas
20 x 22 n.
Lumpen & Ladder
2003
polymer and oil on canvas
20 x 22 in.


Untitled (oval blue)
2003
polymer on canvas
16x12 in.



Education

1997
Goldsmiths College, University of London
M.A. Fine Art

1996
Central Saint Martins College of Art, London
B.A. (Honours) Fine Art

1987
Boston University and Vrije Universiteit-Brussel,
Faculteit van de Economische, Sociale en Politieke Wetenschappen, M.Sc.


Other Programs and Seminars


2003
Guggenheim Museum, New York
Painting workshop with James Rosenquist (October-December 2003)

2001
Musashino Art University, Tokyo
M.A. Sculpture (Monbusho Scholar in Art 1997-2001)

1995
Ecole Nationale Sup�rieure des Beaux-arts de Paris, 1995.
Erasmus Scholar, Atelier de Jean Cardot, (Academy de France)


Selected Solo and Group Exhibitions

2004
Sali Gia Gallery, London
"Rubbertrade 3000"
"The Raft II", Los Angeles

2003
Bergst�bl Projekte Mitte, Berlin
"Bang Bang Berlin" November 27-December 19
Gallery Pugh Pugh, Berlin
"Pugh Pugh Anniversary Exhibition" December 3-Dec 17
Curated exhibition by Klaus Winichner, Berlin
"Albert Schweitzer spielt Johann Sebastian Bach"
ArtSee, New York (solo)
"Transmutation and Formless" October 29-November 20
Mars Gallery, Tokyo
L�Oreal, Tokyo
"L'Oreal Art and Science of Color Prize"

2002
A.I.T. Tokyo
"The Moving Exhibition" January-February
Maejima Art Center, Okinawa
Scope-Art Fair/ Mizuma Gallery, New York
"Nebraska"

2001
Mizuma Gallery, Tokyo
"Table Manners" December 2-January 4
The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
"Highchair" videoworks
Gallery 4a, Sydney
Musashino Art University MA sculpture degree show, Tokyo
The Art Center, Art & Culture Foundation, Seoul
"Bible of Networking-Seoul" January-February

2000
Nylon Gallery, London
"The Raft," January-February
Asahi Gallery, Tokyo
"Asahi Contemporary Art 2000". June 2-20
YongDu International Art Festival, Pusan, Korea
"Strange Flowers"

1999
Japan Foundation, Bangkok
"Bangkok Experimental Film and Video" December-January
Tatsumi Orimoto Space Kawasaki
"Tatami Exhibition"
P-House Gallery, Tokyo
"Networking/ British Council UK �98, Tokyo" November-December

1998
Casa Gallery, Tokyo (solo)
"Contemporary Ranting" October-November

1997
Milch Gallery, London
"Toolroom Salon" February
Norimatsu Museum, Matsuyama, Japan (solo)
"All Mod Cons" January-February
Goldsmiths College, London
"Rants", M.A. Fine Art degree show

1996
Central St. Martins College of Art B.A. Fine Art Degree show, London

1995
Barbican Concourse Gallery, London
Galerie Gauche, Paris (solo)
"Fresh" March
Portes Ouvertes, Ecole des Beaux-arts, Paris
"King and Queen" June


Bibliography
2002
Kujima, Yayoi
"Arts Paradise," Ryoko Tsushin Magazine, Jan 2002
Savannah, Gail
"Scope Art" Sculpture Magazine, December 2002

2001
Tokyo Walker, Dec 2001
McGee, John
"Table Manners", Metropolis, Tokyo Dec 21, 2001
PlayGraph
"Les Joynes" Tokyo, (J) (2001)

2000
Chalesworth, J.J.
"The Raft", Art Monthly, London (2000)

1999
Bangkok Television (1999)
"Bangkok Experimental Film Festival"1998
Mainichi Shimbun, Tokyo (J) (1998)
"Iru/kiru"

1997
NHK Television � 1997, Japan (J) (1997)
"New Contemporary Art"
Matsuyama Magazine, (J) (1997)
"Les Joynes: All Mod Cons"
Ehime Shimbun, (J) (1997)
"New Body: Les Joynes"


Lectures, Publications and Curated Projects

2000
Flash Art, Milan
Japanese contemporary art: Yuichi Higashionna
Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles
"Contemporary Art in Japan" Guest Lecturer

1999
Guest Panelist, Japan Foundation, Bangkok (1999)
"Bangkok Film and Video Biennial" in conjunction with the Japan Foundation and Alliance Francaise

1998
British Council and P-House Gallery, Tokyo �
"Networking" curated exhibition of 200 artists and their drawings.

Honors and Awards

Asahi Competition, Tokyo (2000)
Monbusho Scholarship � Japanese Ministry of Education (1997)
Honours in Fine Art, St. Martins College of Art, London (1996)
King Sturge Prize, London (1995)
Erasmus Award in Sculpture, France (1995)
Cum Laude Honors, Boston University (1986)
Works in Collection
Norimatsu Museum, Matsuyama, Japan
Private collections in the USA and Japan

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