Frank J. Stockton
fstockton@gmail.com

Born 1980, Los Angeles, California
Lives and works in Los Angeles, California

EDUCATION
2015 Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
2015 MFA, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
2011 New York Studio School, New York, NY
2005 BFA, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018 You're An Eagle Now, Samuel Freeman, Seattle Art Fair, Seattle, WA.,
2018 Big House, Denk Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2016 True Believers," Samuel Freeman, Culver City, CA.
2015
UCLA MFA Thesis Exhibition, UCLA New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017
American Genre: Contemporary Painting, Curated by Michelle Grabner, Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art, Portland, ME
2016
Faculty Exhibition, Riverside City College, Riverside, CA.
2015
Inside/Outside: Works from the Skowhegan Archives, Curated by Michelle Grabner, Common Street Arts, Waterville, ME
2014
UCLA Department of Art MFA 2015 Preview Exhibition, UCLA New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2014
Top Coat, Curated by Roger Herman, The Pit, Glendale, CA
2014 MAS (LTD ED), Henderson, NV
2014
The States of Portraiture*, Curated by Grant Vetter, Autonomie Projects, Los Angeles, CA

PROJECTS
2019 Curator, Nothing Special, artist-run exhibition series, Los Angeles, CA
2018 Participant, Skowhegan Book Meet, NY, NY
2018 Moderator, Sarah Awad's "Double Field," Exhibition walk-through and conversation with the artist, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
2014 Guest Lecturer, James Welling’s Special Topics in Art: Notes on Color, UCLA
2014 Participant, The Status of Portraiture Artist's Panel Discussion, Autonomie Projects, Los Angeles, CA
2013 Co-Curator, UCLA New Wight Gallery Theme Exhibition: Keep In Touch, UCLA
2011 Presenter, Design Symposium: The Art of Frank Stockton, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
2010 Presenter, Rocky Mountain College of Art Artist Lecture Series,, Lakewood, CO

AWARDS, REVIEWS, & OTHER RECOGNITION
2018 Interview: What an MFA Degree Is and What You Need To Know, by Ilana Kowarski, US News and World Report, published 12/12/2018 [link]
2018 Review: Larry Gagosian Curates Show Stopping Booth at Seattle Art Fair and Other Opening Day Observations, by Paul Laster, Galeriemagazine.com published 8/3/2018, link]
2018 Review: "Shift and Big House Perfectly Paired Exhibitions at DENK Gallery," by Genie Davis, artandcakela.com, published 2/9/2018, link
2018 Review: "Frank Stockton at DENK, Los Angeles," by Beatrice Chassepot, beartmagazine.com, published 2/10/2018, [link]
2018 Featured Artist, New American Paintings, Pacific Coast Ed. (#133)
2017 Featured Artist, New American Paintings, MFA Annual Ed. (#129)
2017 Cover Artist, West Branch Magazine, Bucknell University #85
2014- 15 UCLA Graduate Fellowship
2013- 14 Lorser Feitelson & Helen Lundberg Feitelson Arts Foundation Award
2013 -14 D’Arcy Hayman Scholarship
2013 Booth Scholarship
2012 Levinson Scholarship

ACADEMIC & TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2016 - present, California State University at Fullerton, Fullerton, CA, Associate Faculty, Drawing
2015 - present, Moreno Valley College, Moreno Valley, CA, Associate Faculty: Drawing & Painting
2016 UCLA, Summer Art Institute, Instructor of Drawing
2015 UCLA, Teaching Assistantship to Dan McCleary: Beginning Drawing
2014 UCLA, Teaching Assistantship to Brad Eberhard: Beginning Painting
2014 UCLA, Teaching Assistantship to Patty Wickman, Advanced Painting
2014 Art Center College, Pasadena, Portraiture (Substitute)
2013 UCLA, Teaching Assistantship to Mari Eastman: Advanced Drawing 
2013 UCLA, Teaching Assistantship to Don Suggs: Beginning Drawing
2010 MICA, Baltimore, MD, Adjunct Faculty: Illustration 1 & 2; Sequential Art; Narrative Color
2008 MICA, Baltimore, MD, Adjunct Faculty: Advanced Illustration

fstockton@gmail.com