Pasadena

decade

1960s

1962

Works by Joe Goode and Ed Ruscha are included in Walter Hopps’s New Painting of Common Objects exhibition at the Pasadena Art Museum.

1965

Larry Bell is included in the traveling group exhibition The Responsive Eye, which is on view at the Pasadena Art Museum from September 25 through November 7.

1960s 1965

While at CalState, Senga Nengudi works as an assistant teacher at the Pasadena Art Museum.

1967–74 1967

John Outterbridge works at the Pasadena Art Museum as a preparator.

1968–75 1968

John Outterbridge teaches at California State University, Dominguez Hills, and Pasadena City College.

1968

Larry Bell is included in the group exhibition Serial Imagery, which travels to the Pasadena Art Museum and the University of California, San Diego’s art gallery.

1969

Billy Al Bengston has a solo exhibition at the Pasadena Art Museum titled Motel Dracula.

1969

Judy Chicago has a solo exhibition at the Pasadena Museum of Art.

1960s 1969

Judy Chicago lives in Pasadena, California, around the corner from Bruce Nauman’s studio.

decade

1970s

1972

Larry Bell has a solo exhibition at the Pasadena Art Museum.

decade

1980s

1980–2003 1980

Stephen Prina teaches at the ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena.

1984–88 1984

Jorge Pardo attends the ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena, where Mike Kelley and Stephen Prina are his teachers.

decade

1990s

1992

Mike Kelley accepts a teaching position at the ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena alongside Richard Hawkins and Stephen Prina.

decade

2000s

2003

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.

decade

2010s

2018

Judy Chicago’s Birth Project: Born Again travels to the Pasadena Museum of California Art.

Photo of God’s Oasis in The Ann Arbor News, Wednesday, June 23, 1976. Pictured from left: Marju Nemvaltz, Rick Greenvald, and Jim Shaw on the porch; David Owen and Mike Kelley on lawn. Photo: Larry E. Wright. Image courtesy of the Ann Arbor District Library.

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