Julie Weitz

1979, Chicago, IL

Lives and works in Los Angeles


2004 MFA, University of Wisconsin at Madison

2001 BFA, University of Texas at Austin

1999 Syracuse University, Florence, Italy


Selected Solo Exhibitions / Screenings

2018        The Great Dominatrix, Los Angeles Nomadic Division (L.A.N.D.), Los Angeles, CA

Net Sirens (Or How My Golem was Reborn in a Pool in Encino), Public Pool Gallery, Encino, CA

My Golem: An Introduction, Innovation Foundation Digital Billboards, Los Angeles, CA

2017        Humdog (a prelude), Chimento Contemporary (project room), Los Angeles, CA

Hungry Ghosts / LAXART Benefit Party, Union Club, Los Angeles, CA

2016        Touch Museum 2.0, Eastern Star Gallery (at Archer School), Los Angeles, CA

Shadow of the Object, Cunsthaus, Tampa, FL

2015-16  Touch Museum, Young Projects, Los Angeles, CA

2014        Here From Behind, Agency, Los Angeles, CA

Primordial Mirror, Ware: Wolf: Haus, Dallas, TX

2013        Julie Weitz, The Suburban, Oak Park, IL

2012        Inside My Outer Space, William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, OH

2010        Head Shots, Mindy Solomon Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL

LineTimeLine, Tempus Projects, Tampa, FL

Selected Group Exhibitions / Screenings / Performances

2018        Cheeks, Big Pictures, Los Angeles, CA

From Observation, A Search Party, Luis De Jesus Los Angeles, Untitled Fair, San Francisco, CA

Wild Art Party (performance and screening), Los Angeles Nomadic Division at Blue Roof Studios, Los Angeles, CA

Meshes (screening), The Holland Project, Reno, NV

Keepsake, Bangkok, Thailand, Curated by Li_Vid in collaboration with French Embassy in Thailand

Coordinates, 4th Wall Augmented Reality, UN Headquarters, NYC, NY

Salacious South (screening), Tailgate Projects, Satellite Art Fair, Miami, FL

Genital Panic, Cunsthaus, Tampa, FL

Public Gool, Public Pool, Encino, CA

Tailgate Flag Formation, Tailgate Projects, Mobile truck from Tampa, FL to New York, NY

Tempo, Centre Gallery, Tampa, FL

2017        Made in Tampa: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL

The Dick Pic Show, Chimento Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA

FAIR Video (Screening), Brickell City Center, Miami, FL

Feminist Pornographic Collective Consciousness, Nah Fair, Los Angeles, CA

+/-, Gallery Also, Los Angeles, CA

Artopia (screening), Union Station, Los Angeles, CA

Person (screening), Monsterratt, Los Angeles, CA

Bluebird Art + Sound Festival, Aspen, CO

2016        Femmebit (screening), Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA

Crisis Actors, MuszeuMM, Los Angeles, CA

All In, Club Pro, Los Angeles, CA

Femmes’ Video Art (screening), The Situation Room, Los Angeles, CA, Curated by Micol Hebron

Women on the Fence, Desert Hot Springs, CA

2014        The Hypnotist, Agency, Los Angeles, CA

Body, Body, Bodies, SOMArts, San Francisco, CA

Biennial Road Show (screening), Marfa, TX

Triangles, Ventana 244, Brooklyn, NY

LURE, San Diego Mesa College, San Diego, CA

Selected Bibliography

2018     Remenchik, Jennifer, “A Jewish Myth Reimagined as a Vaudeville Dominatrix: Julie Weitz Interviewed by Jennifer Remenchik,” BOMB Magazine, Oct 15, 2018.

D’Avignon Angela, “A Concise Guide to LA’s Outdoor Art Spaces, from a Pool to a Garage,” Hyperallergic, August 22, 2018.

Abrams, Sarah, “Interview with Artist Julie Weitz,” Voyage LA, August 25, 2018.

Pack, Pia, “Artist Interview,” What Artists Listen To, Episode 4, April 10, 2018.

Malick, Courtney, “6 Outstanding Artworks at Untitled San Francisco 2018,” Artspace, Jan 12, 2018.

2017        Bloom, Rebecca, “New LA Artists to Know Right Now,” LA Confidential, June 19, 2017.

Miller, Meg, “ASMR, The Internet Subculture of ‘Sounds That Feel Good’ is Going Mainstream,” Fast Company, Aug 11, 2017.

Eler, Alicia, “The Selfie Generation: How Our Self-Images Are Changing Our Notions of Privacy, Sex, Consent, and Culture,” Skyhorse Publishing, New York, NY, 2017.

Kraus, Chris (Forward), Bystrom, Arvida, and Soda, Molly (Editors), Pics or It Didn’t Happen, Images Banned From Instagram, Prestel, New York, NY, 2017.

D’Avignon, Angella, “The Dick Pic Show at Chimento Contemporary,” Contemporary Art Review Los Angeles (CARLA), June 30, 2017.

Karhraman, Erhan, “Meet ASMR: Your new shortcut to sleep,” Daily Sabah, Istanbul, Turkey, Sept 26, 2017.

Besner, Linda, “Spooky Action: Who’s Haunting Your Phone,” Real Life Magazine, April 2017.

2016        Bryan-Wilson, Julia, “Hooked on a Feeling,” Artforum, Vol. 55, No. 3, Nov 2016.

Eller, Alicia, “Artists’ Fascination with the Soft, Tingling Sensations of ASMR,” HyperAllergic, Dec 7, 2016.

Berardini, Andrew, “Julie Weitz at Young Projects,” Artforum, Vol. 54, No. 7, March 2016.

Vankin, Deborah, “Julie Weitz’s ‘Touch Museum’ Tweaks Time and Space,” Los Angeles Times, Jan 3, 2016.

Vankin, Deborah, “Artist Julie Weitz Breaks Down ‘Touch Museum’ Videos,” Los Angeles Times, Jan 3, 2016.

Drohojowska-Philp, Hunter, “Video Evolution at Young Projects,” KCRW Art Talk, Jan 7, 2016.

Walker, Alissa, “Watching These Videos May Make You Feel As Good As Doing Drugs,” Gizmodo, Feb 13, 2016.

Rylah, Juliet Bennett, “Inside Touch Museum, An Immersive, ASMR-Inspired Art Experience,” LAist, Feb 7, 2016.


Selected Awards and Residencies

2019        Digital Promises (led by artist Jon Rafman), The Banff Centre, Banff, Canada (forthcoming)

2018        Mary E. Hofstetter Legacy Scholarship for Excellence in the Visual Arts, The Banff Centre, Banff, Canada

2017        Acre Residency, Steuben, WI

2015        The Banff Centre, Banff, Canada

Ryman Foundation Sharon Lund Teaching Award, Los Angeles, CA

2012        8550 Ohio Residency, Chesterhill, OH

2011        Acadia Summer Arts Program, Mount Desert Island, ME

2010        West Prize Award, West Collection, Oaks, PA

2008        Creative Capital Foundation Workshop, Florida Division of Cultural Affairs