MEGAN COTTS Born, 1979 New York, NY Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA Email:


2009 MFA, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA 2002 BA Art and Literature, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY

Solo Exhibitions

2017 Upcoming, Klowden Mann, Culver City, CA 2015 Untitled, Junior Projects, Miami Beach, FL
IDEA’L, Junior Projects, New York, NY 2014 I Love You Helen, Klowden Mann, Culver City, CA 2012 Honeycomb II, I-A-M Gallery, Berlin, Germany 2010 ECU, Dan Graham Gallery, Chinatown, CA 2009 78 Beds, 4 Chandeliers, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA 2008 Lend Me Your Armor, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions and Performances

2016 Cubit, New Release Gallery, New York, NY YEL LOW, Junior Projects 2015 Rhythm, Repetition and Pattern, SPACE, Pittsburgh, PA 2014 Twenty Thousand Years of Yarn, Future Gallery, Berlin, Germany it’s a poor craftsman who blames his tools, Junior Projects, New York, NY Repetition, Rhythm and Pattern, TSA, Brooklyn, NY Repetition, Rhythm and Pattern, Lewis Art Gallery, Millsaps College, Jackson, MS

2013 Repetition, Rhythm and Pattern, Space 4 Art, San Diego, CA Repetition, Rhythm and Pattern, Curating Contemporary, Miami Project – Miami, FL In Progress, Butler House - Giverny, France ArtPad SF - San Francisco, CA 10 Years Too Late, I-A-M Gallery - Berlin, Germany

2012 …and They Lived Happily Ever After, GlogauAIR Project Space - Berlin, Germany D3 This Was Funny Yesterday, CCS Gallery - UC Santa Barbara, CA Letters from the Field, Atelierhof Kreuzberg - Berlin, Germany D3 Spirit Resurrection at Machine Project - Los Angeles, CA (Pacific Standard Time)

2011 D3 Trap Door, Human Resources - Chinatown, CA D3 CIncArt The Convention on Incorporated Art, CentralTrak Gallery - Dallas, TX Unit/Constellation, Dan Graham Gallery – Chinatown, CA

2009 Feeling Feelings, Compact Space - Los Angeles, CA I Was A Teenage Pie Boy - Los Angeles, CA GLAMFA, CSU Long Beach - Long Beach, CA Why Theory, Spring Arts Tower - Los Angeles, CA

2008 Longing and Retrieval, Mid-Residency Exhibition California Institute of the Arts - Valencia, CA

2006 Generations III, AIR Gallery - New York, NY


2013 Terra Summer Residency, Giverny, France Vermont Studio Center, Vermont, USA 2012 GlogauAIR Artist In Residence Program – Berlin, Germany I-A-M Artist in Residence Program – Berlin, Germany


2013 Visiting Artist – California Institute of the Arts Visiting Artist – Otis College of Art and Design 2012 Sheffield Hallam University – Transmission Series
Guest Tutor – Sheffield Hallam University

Publications / Press

2014 Happerset, Susan, “Megan Cotts at Junior Projects Gallery” Mizota, Sharon – “Art Review: Megan Cotts Reanimates Family History,” LA Times, April 12
Rhythm, Repetition & Pattern, exhibition catalog Fibonaccisusan – Review of it’s a poor craftsman who blames his tools, April 17

2012 Unwanted, Unfictional radio broadcast, KCRW (Nov 30) Letters From the Field, Exhibition Catalog, Node Center for Curatorial Studies, Berlin, DE Kirsten Zilm, Die Dramaturgie der Zerstörung - radio broadcast, Deutschlandfunk (Aug 2) Kirsten Zilm, Die Kunst des Zerstörens – radio broadcast Deutschlandradio Kulture (March 3) Megan Sallabedra, D3, an Artist Collective That Will Destroy the ‘90’s Mixtape Your Ex-Boyfriend Made You, LA Weekly (Feb 7) An Xiao, Smashing the 80’s Away, (Feb 29)

2011 Rebecca Horne, Keepsake-Busters: Artists Target Painful Stuff, Wall Street Journal Ideas Market (Dec 5)

2010 D3 Brochure and Submission packet, Los Angeles, CA

2009 Meghann McCrory, Feeling Feelings; On (re)Framing Affect Why Theory, Exhibition Catalog, Los Angeles, CA GLAMFA Exhibition Catalog, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA
The Veil: Women Writers on Its History, Lore and Politics, Jennifer Heath