James Gobel

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James Gobel has had solo exhibitions in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco and most notably at the UCLA Hammer Museum. He has been included in group exhibitions Leslie+Lohman Museum of Art, Des Moines Art Center, Asian Art Museum San Francisco, Akron Art Museum, Parrish Art Museum and the New Museum in New York.

Gobel's paintings of zaftig male figures, abstractions and text works composed of cut felt and yarn have been featured in Artforum, Art in America, Flash Art, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and other internationally recognized publications. 

Professor, Painting Drawing
Professor, Fine Arts
Professor, Interdisciplinary Studies
Chair, Fine Arts


BFA, University of Nevada; MFA, University of California, Santa Barbara