Lives and works in Los Angeles, California
2005 MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
1999 BFA, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
2012 "Fashion", Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL
"Zeal for the Law", Anthony Greaney Gallery, Boston, MA
2011 "Who's the Father of Learning?", two-person exhibition with Nick Kramer, Thomas Solomon Gallery, Los Angeles
2010 Variations, Thomas Solomon Gallery, Los Angeles, California
2006 Dawn of Man, 40000, Chicago, Illinois
Iron Eagle, Small A Projects, Portland, Oregon
2013 Interior 301 (curated by Dorothee Dupuis), Galerie Alain Gutharc, Paris, France (upcoming)
Made in Space (curated by Peter Harkawik and Laura Owens) Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2012 About Face (curated by Daniel Weinberg) ACME, Los Angeles, CA
FRIDGE, Control Room, Los Angeles, CA
Summer Selections, Thomas Solomon Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Y... as in Yet, Shanaynay, Paris, France
2010 Wall-To-Wall, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, California
The Summer Show, Cottage Home, Los Angeles, California
No Soul for Sale, with the Suburban (Oak Park, IL) and Milwaukee
International (Milwaukee, WI), Tate Modern, London, England
The Indistinct Seeing: Artists from Berlin and Los Angeles, Infernoesque, Berlin
2007-09 Sympathy for the Devil: Art and Rock & Roll since 1967, Museum of Contemporary Art,
Chicago, Illinois; Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, Florida; Musée d’art
contemporain de Montréal, Quebec, Canada (catalogue)
2008 Bellwether, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2007 Movement Research, Monkey Town, Brooklyn, New York
Josh Faught, Josh Mannis and William J. O'Brien, Second Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
2006 Eric Lebofsky, Josh Mannis and William J. O'Brien, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, Illinois
Champaigne, El Particular, Mexico City, Mexico; New Chinatown Barbershop,
Los Angeles, California
Mariano Chavez, Josh Mannis and Chris Uphues, Bucket Rider Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
2005 Instillation Collective: Experiments in Collaboration and Otherness, Bemis Center for
Contemporary Arts, Omaha, Nebraska
All I Want is Everything, Small A Projects, Portland, Oregon
Coated, 40000, Chicago, Illinois
Things We Said We'd Never Do Again, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, Illinois
For Those About to Rock, The Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2004 The Four Color Pen Show, Locust Projects, Miami, Florida
Eric Lebofsky, Josh Mannis and William J. O'Brien, 1-Quarterly Space, Chicago, Illinois
We Need to Talk: Uneasy Props and Propositions, Three-Walls Exhibition Space,
2012 McQuaid, Cate. "Ritual and Exultation," The Boston Globe, February 29, 2012
Banai, Nuit. Artforum, May, 2012.
2010 Knight, Christopher. “Whimsical and diabolical debut,” Los Angeles Times,
January 22: D19.
2006 Orr, Joey. “Dawn of Man: Josh Mannis at 40,000,” F Newsmagazine, December,
Workman, Michael. “Opening Night,” NewCity, September 5.
Weinberg, Lauren. “Lebofsky, Mannis and O’Brien,” Time Out Chicago, June 29.
Motley, John. “Josh Mannis,” Portland Mercury, May 3.
2005 Burns, Kristen. “Art for Rock’s Sake,” Pittsburgh City Paper, May 18.
2007 Molon, Dominic, et al. Sympathy for the Devil: Art and Rock & Roll since 1967.
Chicago, Illinois: Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; New Haven, Connecticut
and London, England: Yale University Press (illustrated).