Hilary Pecis

Born 1979, Fullerton, CA   


2009   MFA California College of the Arts

2006   BFA California College of the Arts



Spurs Gallery, Beijing, China (forthcoming)

Come Along With Me, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY 


The Space In Between, Crisp Ellert Art Museum, Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL 

Adios Verano, Halsey McKay, East Hampton, NY

From a Place in the Light, The Pit, Los Angeles, CA


Familiar View, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA

On View, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY


Desert Paintings, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY

New Works, Josh Liner Gallery, New York, NY


El Verano, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA


Crash, Parklife Gallery, San Francisco, CA


In Accordance, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY

Consensus, Guerroro Gallery, San Francisco, CA


Reconfigure, Bows and Arrows, Sacramento, CA

Hilary Pecis, Galleria Glance, Turin, Italy

Half Truths and Outright Lies, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA


Intricacies of Phantom Content, Triple Base Gallery, San Francisco, CA

From the Paradigm Shift, Receiver Gallery, San Francisco, CA




REFLECTIONS, GANA Art Center, Seoul, Korea 
James English Leary, Milena Muzquiz, Hilary Pecis, Ryan Steadman, Johannes Vanderbeek, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY 
Nothing (But Flowers), Karma, New York, NY 
Dwelling Is The Light, Timothy Taylor, London, UK
Make Me One With Everything, Grifter Space, New York, NY


I <3 Paint, curated by Kim Dorland, Patel Gallery, Toronto, CA


California Love, Gallery Droste, Wuppertal, DE

Care and Feeding, The Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, CA

Glade Hits, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY

How They Ran, Over the Influence, Los Angeles, CA

Sun Gazers, The Pit, Glendale, CA

The Vanity of Earthly Achievements, Orth Contemporary, Tulsa, OK

Coffee for Eight, Pt. 2 Gallery, Oakland, CA

Binder of Women, 0.0 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Vision Valley, Glendale Biennial, curated by The Pit, Brand Library and Art Center, Glendale, CA

Art Is Where the Heart is Vol. 2, curated by Galerie Drost, Galerie LJ, Paris, FR

Ten Year Anniversary, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY


Does it Make a Sound? Ochi Gallery, Ketchum, ID

SUMMER BREAKS, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

Fake News, CES Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

LA Intersections, Fabien Castanier Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

GOAT: A Tribute to Muhammed Ali, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY


How High, Left Field Gallery, San Luis Obispo, CA

Southland, Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Major Works, Chandra Gallery, San Francisco, CA


That's My Trip, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

Jug Life, Parklife, San Francisco, CA

Works on Paper, Hunted Projects, Tilburg, Netherlands

Pattern///Chaos, Cinders, Brooklyn, NY

649 Irving, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Chinatown Presents, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA


Ghost Current, curated by Ryan Wallace, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

Ducks, curated by Ryan Travis Christian, Greenpoint Terminal Gallery, Brooklyn


End of Days, Mixed Greens Gallery, New York, NY


The Eagle, Bull, and Bear, Little Paper Planes, San Francisco, CA

Slash, CES Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

Elisabeth Bernstein, Daniel Gordon, & Hilary Pecis, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY

Domestic Goods, curated by Ryan Wallace, Mogan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY

The Lab, San Francisco, CA


Default State Network, curated by Ryan Wallace, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY

Boom!, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA

Ah, Wilderness!, Ebersmoore, Chicago, IL

The Power of Selection: Part 3, curated by Ryan Travis Christian, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL

Shadow Shop, Project by Stephanie Sujuko, SFMoMA, San Francisco, CA 

Juried BAC, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA 

Hello Sweden, Krets Gallery, Malmo, Sweden 

Temple of Bloom, Cinders Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 

Album, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark, 

Inaugural Show, Guerrero Gallery, San Francicso, CA

Fax, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA 

Galleri Steinsland Berliner, Stockholm, Sweden 

Infinity, curated by Andrew Schoultz, Scion Installation, Los Angeles, CA 

This is Your, This is My, University of Texas, San Antonio, TX 

Control C, Control V, EbersB9 Gallery, Chicago, IL 

Super Fine, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY 

Remix, Catherine Clark, San Francisco, CA 

Sports, Synchronicity, Los Angeles, CA 

Bobby Hutton, Luggage Store, San Francisco, CA 

Allegory of the Mountain, Mahan Gallery, Columbus, OH 

Immediate Future: The Murphy & Cadogan Fellowships in the Fine Arts, SF Arts
New Landscapes, Dominican University of San Rafael, San Rafael, CA 

Spaced Out, Space 1026, Philadelphia, PA 
 Gold Rush, Okay Mountain, Austin, TX 

Grounded, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA

Domestic, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA 

Albedo, Eleanor Harwood Gallery, San Francisco, CA 

Weathered Worlds, Park Life Gallery, San Francisco, CA 

Cut and Paste, Tag Art Gallery, Nashville, TN 

The Marfa Salon, Marfa, TX 

West Coast Windows, Samson Projects, Boston, MA

Lilac Ladies Mural Project, The Lab, San Francisco, CA 
Heroes and Hearts, San Francisco General Hospital 

Aurobora Press Residency
Murphy and Cadogan Fellowship, SF Arts Commission 

Masterminds Grant, San Francisco Weekly 

Emerge Recipient, GenArts SF
Best of the Junior Review, California College of the Arts 

Robert Ralls Scholarship, California College of the Arts
Rosenberg, Karen. "Artist Hilary Pecis on Traveling Remotely Through Painting," Artful Jaunts, June 3
Berg, Allison. "Won't You Be My Neighbor?" LALA Mag, Spring (Print)
Vogel, Maria. "Amidst Covid-19, Instagram Becomes Home To Art-Driven Fundraisers," Cultured, May 3
Dasilva, José, Gareth Harris and Gabriella Angeliti. "Three artist studios to visit from home this weekend," The Art Newspaper, April 24
Cowan, Katy. "Paintings by Hilary Pecis that invite us into her private world in Southern California," Creative Boom, March 30
Russo, Emmalea. "Critics' Picks: Hilary Pecis," Artforum, March 13
Cascone, Sarah. "Stir Crazy Already? Feast Your Eyes on 20 Works of Art That Celebrate the Joys of Being at Home," Artnet News, March 13
Johnson, Paddy. "The 12 Best Gallery Exhibitions Across the Country Opening in Spring," Observer, March 2
Cascone, Sarah. "Editors' Picks: 19 Things Not to Miss in New York's Art World This Week," Artnet News, March 2
Vogel, Maria. "Looking for Fresh Talent? Here Are 7 Rising-Star Artists to Seek Out at Armory Wekk 2020 in New York," Artnet News, March 2
Purvey, Lee. “Snap Review,” CARLA, May 22.

Gerlis, Melanie. “Collecting,” Financial Times, January 25.

Smith, Tasmin and Matt Gonzalez. “Hilary Pecis’ ‘Familiar View’ In San Francisco,” Juxtapoz Magazine, October 25.

Russeth, Andrew. “Critic’s Diary,” Art News, September 12.

Fateman, Johana. “Curtis Talwst Santiago and Hilary Pecis at Rachel Uffner,” The New Yorker, June 25. 

Robinson, Leanna. “Vision Valley, An Effortless Cool Factor,” The Artillery, May 10.
Peffier, Prudence, “Hilary Pecis at Joshua Liner,” Artforum, Summer. 

Horst, Aaron, “Fake News at CES Gallery,” CARLA, May 19. 

"Fake News,” Wall Street International, May 11. 

“Hilary Pecis at Joshua Liner Gallery,” Blouin Art Info, New York, April 21. 

Hotchkiss, Sarah. “Artful Dodger: Jump Joyfully into July Art Happenings,” KQED, June 30. 
Chun, Kimberly, “From SF to LA, Hilary Pecis Finds Her Place in the Sun,” SF Gate, June 28. 

Goergen, Stacy, “Collage and Effect,” Hampton Magazine, p154-156, June 29. 
Cuffe, Michael, “Erin M. Riley and Hilary Pecis Interview About Their New Bodies of Work at Guerrero Gallery,” Warholian, April.

Russo, Rebecca, “Il Metodo VideoInsight,” Postmedia Books. 

O’Toole, Meighan, “Fish Bowl,” Foam Magazine, pg. 35, September. 

McManus, Austin. “Hilary Pecis,” Juxtapoz Magazine, p.52-65 &140-141, May. 

Riba, Stefano, “Mezze Verita e Autentiche Menzogne”, ArtTribune, April, 2011 

Louise Turner, Cherie, “SF Galleries: Collages of Calculated Chaos,” Huffington Post, February 25. 

Harman, Ken, “An Interview with Hilary Pecis,” Hi Fructose, February16. 

Andrews, Bryan, “Omega and Half Truths & Outright Lies,” Art Practical, Feb. 12.
Farr, Kristin, “Guerrero Gallery Opening,” KQED.org:Arts, March 18. 

Gavin, Francesca, “Hilary Pecis,” Dazed and Confused Magazine, Issue 179, October. 
Broder Van Dyke, Michelle, “What You Are, I Once Was,” San Francisco Chronicle, October 29. 

Louise Turner, Chérie, “Hilary Pecis: Intricacies of Phantom Content at Triple Base Gallery,” Art Ltd., September, 2009. 

Vogel, Traci, “Hilary Pecis: Intricacies of Phantom Content,” SF Weekly, July 13. 
Sussman, Matt, “Intricacies of Phantom Content,” SF Bay Guardian, June 24. 
Sussman, Matt, “Hilary Pecis and Elyse Mallouk,” Flavorpill, June 19. 

Chun, Kimberly, “Hard-Boiled Wonderland: The Candy-Colored Kaleidoscopes Of Hilary Pecis,” 7×7, June 5. 

Beltran, JD, “New Art From Fresh Minds,” SF Gate, April 23. 

“Traversing Wilderness,” NY Arts Magazine, January/February. 

“Hilary Pecis,” New American Paintings, Issue #79, December. 

Ray Huston, Johnny, “SF Guardian, Picks,” September 3.
“Masterminds,” SF Weekly, March 19. 

R. Klanten, S. Ehmann, B. Meyer, NeoGeo: A New Edge to Abstraction, Prestel.
New American Paintings, Issue #67, December.