Julia Haft Candell

b. Oakland, CA, 1982
Lives & works in Los Angeles, CA

2016 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
2010 California State University Long Beach, Master of Fine Arts
2005 University of California Davis, BA: Studio Art and International Relations
2019 California Community Foundation Fellowship for Visual Artists
2012 Investing in Artists Grant, Center for Cultural Innovation, Los Angeles, California Artists’ Resource for Completion Grant, Center for Cultural Innovation, Los Angeles, CA
2011 Hoff Foundation Grant, Huntington Beach, California
2020 Carrier Bag of Fiction. CANDICE MADEY, New York, New York
2020 Interlocking. Night Gallery, Los Angeles, California
2017 Julia Haft-Candell: the innite. Parrasch Heijnen Gallery, Los Angeles, California
2016 Denim Chain on Trees. Installed at the Bowtie Project, in collaboration with Clockshop and California State Parks, Los Angeles, California
2016 Double Knot. Ochi Projects, Los Angeles, California
2015 Sculptures on the Roof. Rosslyn Studios, Los Angeles, California
2015 Loops. Iko Iko, Los Angeles, California
2014 Fast and Slow. Grand Central Art Center at California State University Fullerton
2013 Terrains. ACME., Los Angeles, California
2012 Flower Vessels by Julia Haft-Candell. Iko Iko, West Hollywood, California
2011 Julia Haft-Candell at ACME. ACME., Los Angeles, California
2020 Yevgeniya Baras and Julia Haft-Candell: Parts of Speech. Inman Gallery, Houston, Texas
2019 Julia Haft-Candell/Suzan Frecon. Parrasch Heijnen Gallery, Los Angeles, California
2018 CONDO NY. Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, New York
2018 Phantom LIM. Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, California
2018 Melting Point. Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, California
2018 Manifesto: A Modest Proposal. Pitzer College Art Galleries, Claremont, California
2017 Brightsiders. Verge Center for the Arts, Sacramento, California, curated by The Pit, The 8th Dimension. Interface Gallery, Oakland, California
2016 No Rules, No Rules. Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, New York Uncommon Ground. Fellows of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California A Marginal Tic. Fourteen 30 Contemporary, Portland, Oregon e Treachery of Images. Fine Art Center Gallery, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas
2015 Highland Park Museum of Ceramic Art. Monte Vista Projects, Los Angeles, California Kill All Zombies. e Property, Los Angeles, California Where the Sand Worm Slumbers. Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles, California
2014 ArtWatch 2014. Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum, Santa Barbara, California Sculpting in Time. Glendale College Art Gallery, Glendale, California Corporeal Impulse. Vincent Price Art Museum, Monterey Park, California
2013 Farewell Ruins. Inman Gallery, Houston, Texas High Low. Irvine Fine Art Center, Irvine, California Heroes. Carter & Citizen, Los Angeles, California
2013 Chockablock. University Art Museum, California State University Long Beach
2012 Julia Haft-Candell and Ben Demott. Jane Hartsook Gallery, Greenwich House Pottery, New York, New York
2012 Paper Space: Drawings by Sculptors. Inman Gallery, Houston, Texas
2012 Out of Line. Richard L. Nelson Gallery, University of California Davis Chiasmus: Zones of Political and Aesthetic Imagination. University Art Gallery, University of California Irvine
2011 Mind Over Matter. Meulensteen Gallery, New York, New York Works of Paper. ACME., Los Angeles, California
2011 Los Angeles Museum of Ceramic Art at ACME. ACME., Los Angeles, California String Theory. Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach, California
2019 David Pagel, “At Parrasch Heijnen Gallery, sculpture and painting go hand in hand,” The Los Angeles Times, April 16, 2019

Jessica Simmons, “Julia Haft-Candell & Suzan Frecon at Parrasch Heijnen,” Contemporary Art Review Los Angeles, Issue 16

2018 Leah Ollman, “Ceramic art, once written of as mere craft, wins a brighter spotlight in the L.A. scene,” The Los Angeles Times, April 25, 2018

Tom Morris (ed), New Wave Clay: Ceramic Design, Art and Architecture, Frame Publishers, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Kate Guadagnino, “Funky Ceramics Are Everywhere. Including in Galleries.” T: The New York Times Style Magazine, June 14, 2018

2017 Alexandra Pechman, “Julia Haft-Candell at Parrasch Heijnen Gallery,” artforum.com critics’ pick, July 2017

Jennifer S. Li, “Julia Haft-Candell’s Black Clay Infinity Sculptures, On View in LA,” Sight Unseen, July 14, 2017

Leah Ollman, “In Julia Haft-Candell’s ‘infinite’ art, the possibilities are, well…” The Los Angeles Times, August 22, 2017

Mat Gleason, “Julia Haft-Candell Confounds the Innite at Parrasch Heijnen Gallery,” Hungton Post, August 5, 2017

Annabel Osberg, “Julia Haft-Candell,” Artillery Magazine, August 10, 2017

Casey Lesser, “ese 20 Artists Are Shaping the Future of Ceramics,” Artsy, February 2017

Caitlin Confort, “Julia Haft-Candell’s Sculptures Inspired by Intuition,” Artzealous, January 2017

2016 George Melrod, “Julia Haft-Candell,” Art Ltd., March 2016


2015 Andrianna Campbell, “Kill All Zombies,” artforum.com Critics’ Picks, November 2015


2014 Allyson Unzicker, “Corporeal Impulse: Contemporary Artists Working in Clay,” The Brooklyn Rail, April 2, 2014

Retha Oliver, “‘Corporeal Impulse’ at the Vincent Price Art Museum,” Glasstire, April 4, 2014


2013 A. Moret, “Julia Haft-Candell: ‘Terrains’ at ACME,” Art Ltd., March 2013

Meredith Deliso, “Finding Beauty in the Imperfect at Inman Gallery,” The Houston Press, February 26, 2013


2012 Leah Ollman, “The Happy Medium,” Art in America, December 2012

Juli Carson, “Across the Political/Poetic Divide,” CHIASMUS Zones of Political and Aesthetic Imagination Exhibition Essay, February 2012


2011 Brooke Hodge, “Iko Iko Goes West,” Seeing ings Blog, The New York Times Style Magazine, August 11, 2011

David Pagel, “Art Review- Julia Haft-Candell at ACME,” Los Angeles Times, May 5, 2011