2008 Parsons School of Design, New York, NY
2004 California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
2018 Petra Cortright. Société, Berlin, Germany (forthcoming)
PALE COIL COLD ANGEL. Nahmad Projects, London, UK
CAM WORLS. UTA Artist Space, Los Angeles, CA
lambergani lambirgini lamborghini lambourgini. Ever Gold [Projects], San Francisco, CA
Petra Cortright and Marc Horowitz. BANK Gallery, Shanghai, China (two-person exhibition)
2017 “kinder surprise” sharky baba. C O U N T Y, Palm Beach, FL
human sheep brain "alice in wonderland" Americana. Foxy Production, New York
RUNNING NEO-GEO GAMES UNDER MAME. City Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand (cat.)
RUNNING NEO-GEO GAMES UNDER MAME. Tristian Koenig, Melbourne, Australia
quack doctor violet "saltwater fish”. 1301PE, Los Angeles CA
2016 DIE ROSE. Société, Berlin, Germany
ORANGE BLOSSOM PRINCESS FUCKING BUTTERCUP. Carl Kostyal, London, UK
Octopus 16: Antiques Roadshow. Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne, Australia
Zero-Day Darling. Ever Gold [Projects], San Francisco, CA
2015 NIKI, LUCY, LOLA, VIOLA. Depart Foundation, Los Angeles, CA (cat.)
Ily. Foxy Production, New York, NY
2014 PETWELT. Société, Berlin, Germany
Petra Cortright. Carl Kostyal, Stockholm, Sweden
ASMR. MAMA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Family State of Mind. With Ed Fornieles, Gallerie Chez Valentin, Paris, France
2013 ✖✗✘ BLank BLANk bLANk •・∘. Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA
2012 VICKY DEEP IN SPRING VALLEY. Club Midnight, Berlin, Germany
Void Mastery / Blank Control. The Composing Rooms: The Green Room, London, UK
Video Syrup. Curated by Maggie Lee, Spectacle Theater, Brooklyn, NY
2011 Beholder. Talbot Rice Gallery, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
SO WET. Preteen Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico
Lesbian Kiss Episode. Planet Ummo, Project Space, Mexico City, Mexico
2010 It Takes Strength to be Gentle and Kind. GLORIAMARIA Gallery, Milan, Italy
Avatar 4D. Curated by JstChillin, NOMA Gallery, San Francisco, CA
TITS VAGINA SEX NUDE BOOBS BRITNEY SPEARS PARIS HILTON JORDAN CAPRI
HONEY MOON. Preteen Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico
2008 Show #20: Peter Barrickman + Petra Cortright. And/ Or Gallery, Dallas, TX
selected group exhibitions
2019 The Body Electric. Organized by Pavel S. Pyś, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN (forthcoming)
2018 I Was Raised on the Internet. Organized by Omar Kholeif with Nina Wexelblatt and Jared Quinton. MCA Chicago, IL
2017 4th Ural Industrial Biennial Of Contemporary Art. Curated by João Ribas, Ekaterinburg, Russia
The Coverly Set. Sargent’s Daughters, New York, NY
Web 2.0. Organized by Paul Slocum and Thierry Tilquin, Senne, Brussels
2016 Shift, Stretch, Expand: Everyday Transformations. Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara,
Santa Barbara, CA
Chatham Square. Foxy Production, New York, NY
Electronic Superhighway. Curated by Omar Kholeif. Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
2015 Always-On. Curated by Steffen Köhn and Prof. Matthias Krings. Schule des Sehens, Johannes
Gutenberg-University, Mainz, Germany
Full of Peril and Weirdness: Painting as Universalism. Curated by Robin Peckham and Wan Wan
Lei. M WOODS, Beijing, China
The Metabolic Age. Curated by Chus Martinez, MALBA, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Im Inneren der Stadt. Künstlerhaus Bremen, Bremen, Germany
Normal Reality. Curated by Jason Judd, University Galleries of Illinois State University, Normal
Summertime*. Galerist, Istanbul, Turkey
On YouTube. Kunst und Playlists aus 10 Jahren. Kunsthaus Langenthal, Langenthal, Switzerland
Still Moving. The Harold Miossi Gallery, Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, CA
PORN TO PIZZA – Domestic Clichés. Curated by Tina Sauerländer, DAM Gallery, Berlin,
2014 Farm to Table. Curated by Michael Bell-Smith, Foxy Production, New York, NY
Fútbol: The Beautiful Game. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Too Soon. Perry Rubenstein Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Liquid Crystal Palace: Recent Works with Jeremy Blake. Curated by Michael Connor and Nate
Hitchcock, Honor Fraser Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
The Undulation of Something Faintly Familiar. Anat Egbi, Los Angeles, CA
Art Post-Internet. Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA), Beijing, China
Material Images. Johannes Vogt, New York, NY
Full Screen. XPO, Paris, France
You Might Be a Dog. Lab for Emerging Arts and Performance (LEAP), Berlin, Germany
E Vapor 8. Site Gallery, Sheffield, UK 2013 Casting a Wide Net. Postmasters, New York, NY Paddles On! Curated by Lindsey Howard, Philips, New York NY
D. ZweiDrei, Berlin, Germany
Frieze Film. Curated by Nicola Lees and Victoria Brooks, Frieze London, UK
Meanwhile…Suddenly and Then. 12th Biennale de Lyon, France Lonely Girl. Curated by Asher
Penn, Martos Gallery, New York, NY
Sneakererotics: Further Material for a Theory of the Young-Girl. Curated by Robin Peckham,
Edouard Malingue Gallery, Hong Kong, China
Art Baja Tijuana. Casa GS, Tijuana, Mexico
Things That Turn Your Brain to Mush. Santa Barbara Contemporary Art Forum, Santa Barbara,
2012 E-Vapor-8. Curated by Francesca Gavin, 319 Scholes, Brooklyn, NY
Ex-Girlfriends in the Age of Drones. Curated by Una Tittel, Naherholung Strenchen, Berlin,
2011 Banal Inferno. Curated by Benjamin Fallon, CCA: The Center of Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe,
December. De Joode & Kamutzki Winter Auction 2011, Berlin, Germany
LikeArtBasel. Sponsored by Artspace, Organized by OKFocus, HORENSETEIN+ and Daniel
Leyva, Curated by Ryder Ripps, Miami, FL
Notes on a New Nature. Curated by Nicholas O’Brien, 319 Scholes, Brooklyn, NY
LAFIAC.com 2011. 38th Edition of the FIAC (Foire Internationale Contemporary Art), Paris,
PDF. Curated by Patrick Gantert, Allegra LaViola Gallery, New York, NY
Empty Orchestra. Curated by Georgie Park & Samuel Rodgers, Eastside Projects at Birmingham
Contemporary Art Forum, Birmingham, UK
Collect the WWWorld: The Artist as Archivist in the Internet Age. Curated by Domenico
Quaranta, Settimana dell’Arte, Brescia, Italy Life on the Screen. Curated by Perry Bard,
RE/Mixed Media Festival, New York, NY
La imagen transutada, arte y nuevos medios. Curated by Andy Davies, Espai Cultural Caja
Madrid, Barcelona, Spain
KEEPIN’IT REAL. Curated by Robin Juan, HungryMan Gallery, Chicago, IL
3 Screenings: Eruption. Curated by Eric Fleischauser and Jesse McLean, Backspace Collective,
VIDEO VILLAGE 2011: New Media Expeditions. Curated by Noah Collier and Stephanie
Szerlip, INDEX ART CENTER, Newark, New Jersey
Life on the Screen. Curated by Perry Bard, Joyce Yahouda Gallery, Montreal, QC
Graphics Interchange Format. Curated by Paddy Johnson, Mulberry Gallery, Denison University,
Getting Closer. Fe Arts Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
Internet Livre. SESC Ribeirao Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2010 BYOB LA. Gayle & Ed Roski MFA Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Sister Sister City. Curated by Lindsay Lawson, Thomas Solomon Gallery @ Cottage Home, Los
Domain: Webkam. Live Performance in collaboration with Rhizome.org, SJ01 Biennial, San Jose,
Do I Know You. Inman Gallery, Houston, TX
Today and Tomorrow’s 5th Birthday SPEED SHOW. or@nin net Internet cafe, Berlin, Germany
Made in Internet. Curated by Marcin Ramocki, ARTBOOK Festival, Krakow, Poland
VHS AIDS. Preteen Gallery, Hermosillo, Mexico
Multiplex. Curated by VVORK, Peer to Space Sun Galleries, Munich, Germany
Surfing Club. Plug.in Gallery, Basel, Switzerland
Surfing Club. Espace Multimedia Gantner, Bourogne, France
MiArt Art Now! Milan Art Fair, Gloria Maria Gallery, Milan, Italy
The Brakhage Center Symposium. Boulder, CO
Playlist. Neoncampbase, Bologna, Italy
PRETEEN GALLERY @ CIRCA LABS. Puerto Rico
2009 No Hay Banda. Reference Galllery, Richmond, VA
Funny Games. Load of Fun, Baltimore, MD
Spun 2: art light noise new video art. Monkeytown, Brooklyn, NY
The True Artist Helps the World by Revealing Mystic Truths. Rapture Heap, Liberty Corner,
My Biennale Is Better Than Yours. Xth Biennale de Lyon, France
Screen Grab. The Nightingale Theatre, Chicago, IL
Speed Conference Call Dating. Envoy Enterprises, New York, NY
SALLYS. Atelier Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany
PROMO Billboard Np3. Groningen, Holland
New Wave. The Internet Pavilion, The Venice Biennale, Italy
The New Easy. Artnews Projects, Berlin, Germany
VVork Show. Munich, Germany
Treasure Room. (with Loshadka), Light Industry, Brooklyn, NY
IRL presented by iheartphotograph, (with Loshadka), Capricious space, Brooklyn, NY
Get Fucked. Alogon Gallery, Chicago, IL
Endless Pot of Gold CD-Rs. (with Nasty Nets), Sundance International Film Festival, UT
2008 This is a Magazine: Episode 26. (with Loshadka), Milan, Italy
The New Easy. Amsterdam, The Netherlands
NETMARES/ NETDREAMS V 3.0. Current Gallery, Baltimore, MD
Young Curators, New Ideas. Bond Street Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
This is a Magazine: Video Object 23. Milan, Italy
Build A Fire, Plexus Contemporary. Louisville, Kentucky, KY
Lizard Gear. (with Loshadka), MTAA’s OTO, Brooklyn, NY
New York Underground Film Festival. Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY
B I T M A P: as good as new. Leonard Pearlstein Gallery at Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
2007 B I T M A P: as good as new. vertexList, Brooklyn, NY
The Sims: In the Hands of Artists. Chelsea at Museum, New York, NY
Nasty Nets Event. Telic Arts Exchange, Los Angeles, NY
selectedpublic & private collections
LACMA, Los Angeles
Moderna Museet, Stockholm
MOTI, Breda, in collaboration with Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
San Jose Museum of Art
Kadist Foundation, San Francisco
Booth Business School Collection, University of Chicago
Péréz Museum, Miami
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Maloney, Jennifer. “Auction House Enters the Digital Age.” The Wall Street Journal. 23 Sept. 2013.Web.
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