Aaron Curry is born in San Antonio, Texas.
Karl Wirsum teaches at SAIC. Aaron Curry cites Wirsum as an important figure for him.
Aaron Curry moves to Chicago.
Amanda Ross-Ho meets Aaron Curry and Sterling Ruby through Ruby’s first wife, Kirsten Stoltmann.
Sterling Ruby moves to Chicago to attend the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), where he meets fellow student Aaron Curry.
Aaron Curry attends SAIC and receives his BFA in 2002 alongside friend and classmate Sterling Ruby. Curry fondly remembers teachers Barbara Rossi and Karl Wirsum.
Aaron Curry and Sterling Ruby move to California to get their MFAs at the ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena, where Richard Hawkins and Mike Kelley are teachers. Ruby cites Kelley and the exhibition Helter Skelter as reasons he moved to California.
Aaron Curry talks about his interest in moving to LA.
Aaron Curry is included in the group exhibition Southern Exposure at the Wight Gallery, UCLA.
Sterling Ruby curates the group exhibition Autonomy at Foxy Production, which includes Aaron Curry and his future wife, Melanie Schiff.
After graduate school, Sterling Ruby moves to Los Angeles and leases an old warehouse on Fishburn Avenue near Hazard Park in Boyle Heights to use as studio space for himself and other artist friends, including Aaron Curry and Amanda Ross-Ho.
Sterling Ruby curates the exhibition Post Rose: Artists in and out of the Hazard Park Complex at Galerie Christian Nagel in Berlin, which includes Aaron Curry and Amanda Ross-Ho.
Aaron Curry and Richard Hawkins collaborate to produce Trophy, brown (2011). The piece is included in Cornfabulation, a collective exhibition between Curry and Hawkins at David Kordansky Gallery in Los Angeles.
Jim Nutt has a solo exhibition at MCA Chicago titled Jim Nutt: Coming Into Character. It is accompanied by Seeing Is a Kind of Thinking: A Jim Nutt Companion, which included works by Nutt, Aaron Curry, Mike Kelley, Bruce Nauman, Gladys Nilsson, and Karl Wirsum.
Aaron Curry and Sterling Ruby are included in the group exhibition Phantom Limb: Approaches to Painting Today at MCA Chicago.
Aaron Curry, Laura Owens, and Sterling Ruby are included in the group exhibition Variations: Conversations in and Around Abstract Painting.
Aaron Curry, Gladys Nilsson, and Jim Nutt are included in the group exhibition Surrealism: The Conjured Life at MCA Chicago.
Aaron Curry organizes the group exhibition Press your space face close to mine, featuring Karl Wirsum, at The PIT in Los Angeles.
Mike Kelley Bruce Nauman Gladys Nilsson Jim Nutt Laura Owens Amanda Ross-Ho Sterling Ruby Melanie Schiff Karl Wirsum Art Institute of Chicago ArtCenter Boyle Heights California Chicago Illinois Los Angeles MCA Chicago Pasadena SAIC UCLA Hairy Who Helter Skelter
Aaron Curry Mike Kelley Amanda Ross-Ho Sterling Ruby Art Institute of Chicago ArtCenter California Chicago Los Angeles MCA Chicago Pasadena SAIC USC
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