Annelie McKenzie

born in Montreal, Canada

lives and works in Los Angeles, CA



2013  MFA University of California, Long Beach, CA

1997  BFA University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada


Solo Exhibitions

2016   Man in Canoe and Grizzly, CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2015   The Enthusiast, CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2013   Bright Mint Virtue, Mark Moore Gallery, Culver City, CA

Between a Place and Candy, MFA Thesis Exhibition. Gatov Gallery at CSULB, CA

2010  Unearths, Antelope Valley College, Lancaster, CA


Selected Group Exhibitions

2018   Combat Shock, Soso Grotto, Los Angeles, CA

2017   Intra/Extra, Dynamo Arts, Vancouver, Canada

          Tiger Strikes Austin, ICOSA, Austin, Texas

          Trapper Keeper, ESXLA, Los Angeles, CA

          Hot Time, Summer in the City, CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2016  Fort Greene, VENUS LA, Los Angeles, CA

         The Rock Cried Out, I Can’t Hide You, TSALA, Los Angeles, CA

         Without Design or Sketch, LAUNCH LA, Los Angeles, CA

         Sibling Rivalries, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA

2015  Maraschino, Fourteen30 Contemporary, Portland, OR

          Savage Sentimentality, Wignall Museum, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

2014  Voted Most Likely, Contemporary Calgary, Alberta, Canada

          Savage Sentimentality, Cerritos College Art Gallery, Cerritos, CA

          Greetings from LAHOUNY, Avis Frank Gallery, Houston, TX

          Superpositions, RAID Projects, Los Angeles, CA

2013  Keep in Touch, New Wight Gallery at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

         Haunted, Cultural Alliance of Long Beach, Long Beach, CA

         Tête-à-Tête, RAID Projects, Los Angeles, CA

         Rare Treat, Otis Studios, Los Angeles, CA

         MAS: Attack, LA Mart, Los Angeles, CA 

2012  (C)overt, Presented by 5790 Projects. Synchronicity Space, Los Angeles, CA

         BOOM: Southern California MFA Invitational, Den Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA

         A One to Four Person Show, Merlino Gallery, CSULB, CA

         Meta Muerto, 4th Street Vine, Long Beach, CA

         Californians, CU Gallery, Daegu, South Korea 

2011  Lived Experience, Huntington Apartments, Downtown LAArtwalk, Los Angeles, CA

         Death; The Future! 4th Street Vine, Long Beach, CA

         Reflections on the Harbor, Angel's Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA

         In Transit, Gatov Gallery, CSULB, Long Beach, CA

         ominum-gatherum, Maxine Merlino Gallery, CSULB, Long Beach, CA

2010 Within Reach, Urban Sanctuary, Los Angeles, CA 


Exhibitions with Collaborative Partner Tina Linville

2013  Yard Work, Craftswoman House Temporary Residence, Los Angeles, CA

          Forêt Intérieure/Interior Forest, 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica, CA

          Forêt Intérieure/Interior Forest, Mains d'Oeuvres, Paris, France

2012  Beyond the Courtyard, Dutzi Gallery, CSULB, CA

         Boom, a SoCal MFA Invitational, Den Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA

         Blank Land, curated by Oh Nancy Projects, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA

         Identified, WORK Gallery, Long Beach, CA

2011  'Pataphor, Gatov Gallery, CSULB, CA


Honors and Awards

2013  CSULB Outstanding Creative Achievement Award

2012  5790 Projects’ $10,500 Against the Grain Award, Los Angeles, CA

2006  2nd place in Human Figure Exhibition, Long Beach Arts Gallery, Long Beach, CA





de Dobay Rifelj, Claire. “Fort Greene at VENUS LA.” Contemporary Art Review LA 5 Oct 2016


Okawa, Moto. “I Think I’m in Love: Annelie McKenzie.” Better Luck Tomorrow 1 April 2015. 


Ramos, Jason. “Play, Shuffle, Repeat: Annelie McKenzie at CB1.” New American Paintings 30 Mar 2015. 


Burbank, Megan. “Fruit Loops.” The Portland Mercury 18 Mar 2015. 


Mohr, Bill. “Two Painters: Annelie McKenzie and Craig Taylor.” Poetry Loves Poetry (blog) 18 Mar 2015. 


Barry, Robert. “Alexandra Grant.” Frieze Magazine 14 Nov 2013.


5790projects, “Fresh Faces in Art: Eight LA Artists You Should Know.” Fabrik Magazine 2013. Issue 19, p52-53. Print. Web. 


Crest, Russ. “Made with Color Presents: Annelie McKenzie.” 3 Sept 2013 Web.


Wall Street International. “Annelie McKenzie. Bright Mint Virtue.” 28 May 2013. Web.


Leighton, Cynthia. “Interview with Annelie McKenzie.” Other Voices Magazine Dec. 2000. Vol. 13, Print.


Adams, Sharon. “Painting the Inner Portrait.” The Calgary Herald  12 Mar. 1999. Print.