MFA, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

BFA, California State University, Northridge, CA

Lives and works in Los Angeles.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2022     Quinn Emanuel Artist-in-Residence Exhibition, Los Angeles, CA

2017     System of Logical AbuseCreative Artists Agency, Los Angeles, CA

2016     tecate dawn, tijuana nooncalexico supermoonCherry and Martin, Los Angeles, CA

2015     Border TheoryLora Reynolds Gallery, Austin TX

2014     Rio Grande/Rio BravoAngles Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2012     Border TheoryGrand Central Arts Center, Santa Ana, CA

            Chasing Moby-Dick: Selected Works by Tony de los Reyes, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT

2011      Heather James Fine Art, Palm Desert, CA

2010      Chasing Moby-Dick: Selected Works by Tony de los Reyes, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA

2009     The ProphetHoward House, Seattle, WA

2008     Ahab’s AmericaCarl Berg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2007     American Baroque: Ruminations on Moby-DickRio Hondo College Art Gallery, Whittier, CA

2006     Or the WhaleCarl Berg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

            The Imago SeaBentley Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

2005     The Sea is the Ghost of the WorldHoward House, Seattle, WA

            The Last ArchipelagoCarl Berg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2004     The Strange Tale of Near and FarDCKT Contemporary, New York, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions

2022     This is Not America's Flag, The Broad museum, Los Angeles, CA  

2021     New Iconography: Artists Raising Children, The Landing Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
            Inaugural exhibition, new Contemporary Gallery wing, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA

2019     WALL: Defend, Divide, and the Divine, Annenberg Space for Photography, Los Angeles, CA

2018     V Bienal Ciudad Juárez - El Paso Biennal, Museo de Arte de Ciudad JuárezEl Paso Museum of   Art, TX

2017     On the Move: A Century of Crossing BordersLos Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles,    CA

2015     IV Bienal Ciudad Juárez - El Paso Biennal, Museo de Arte de Ciudad JuárezEl Paso Museum of Art, TX
            We Must Risk Delight: Twenty Artists from Los Angeles, 56th Venice Biennale, Venice, IT

            The Other Side: Chinese and Mexican Immigration to America, Asia Society, Houston, TX

2014     5th Annual Chicana/o BiennalMACLA, San Jose, CA

            The Other Side: Chinese and Mexican Immigration to America, USC Pacific Asia Art Museum, Pasadena, CA

2013     MexiCali Biennial: Cannibalism in the New WorldVincent Price Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA

             The Crash of Ruin Fitfully ResoundsLuis de Jesus, Los Angeles, CA

2012      Carl Berg Projects, West Hollywood, CA

2011      COLA 2011, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2010      Lost at SeaHeather James Fine Art, Palm Desert, CA

2008      Art on PaperWeatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC

              In-between Air, Land and SeaLong Beach City College Art Gallery, Long Beach, CA

              Weekend Warrior, Nathan Larramendy Gallery, Ojai, CA

2007      Mar VistaDomestic Setting, Los Angeles, CA

2006      Major DrawingsCarl Berg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2005      A Great ManiaSun Valley Center for the Arts, Ketchum, ID


Selected Public Collections

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

New York Public Library

New Britain Museum of American Art

Santa Barbara Museum of Art


Fellowships, Awards and Residencies

2022     Sustainable Arts Foundation
            Quinn Emanuel Artist-in-Residence
2021     Some Serious Business Away, Abiquiu, NM

2018     Anderson Ranch, Artist-in-Residence (painting), Aspen, CO
2012     Center for Cultural Innovation ARC grant2011      

            California Community Foundation, Mid-Career Artist Fellowship COLA, City of Los Angeles Individual Artist Fellowship Award
2006     Kaus Australis, Artist-in-Residence, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Selected Bibliography

Khellaf, Kyle. “Migration and Mobile Memory in the Roman Historical Digression,” in Usages of the Past in Roman Historiography, ed. Aske Damtoft Poulsen and Arne Jönsson (Leiden,Boston, and Köln: Brill), 262-97, 2021, ill.

Martinique, Elena. “Artists as Parents, A New Iconography at The Landing,” Widewalls, April 13,2021, ill.

De los Reyes, Tony. “Paranoid Architecture,” PARSE Journal, Immigration issue, University of Gothenberg, Sweden, Spring 2020

Knight, Christopher. “Tony de los Reyes travels the border,” Los Angeles Times, January 31, 2014.

Hebron, Micol. “Critic’s Picks: Tony de los Reyes,”, October 2014, ill.

Arellano, Gustavo. “Border Theory Shows the Line that Blurs,” OC Weekly, October 4, 2012, ill.

Donelan, Charles. "Tony de los Reyes Shows Chasing Moby-Dick at SBMA," Santa Barbara Independent, November 29, 2010, ill.

Newhouse, Kristina. “Tony de los Reyes: Ahab’s America,” X-Tra, Volume 11, Number 2, Winter 2008: 27-32, ills.

Mizota, Sharon. “Tony de los Reyes,” ArtNews, Volume 107, Number 6, June 2008: 138-139, ill.

Frank, Peter. “Falling Together,” LA Weekly, Volume 30, No. 21, April 11-17, 2008: 51, ill.

Leslie, Richard. “LA Art FAir,” Art Nexus, No. 65, Volume 6, 2007: 114.

Nys Dambrot, Shana. “Tony de los Reyes,” Modern Painters, November 2006: 104-105, ill.

Duncan, Michael. “Critics Picks: Opening Salvos in LA,” Art in America, November 2006: 76-79, ill.

Hebron, Micol. “Critic’s Picks: Tony de los Reyes,”, September 2006, ill.

Frank, Peter. “Major Drawings at Carl Berg Gallery,” ArtWeek, April 2006: 18.

Ollman, Leah. “The definition of drawing, expanded,” Los Angeles Times, March 10, 2006, ill.

Duncan, Michael. “Tony de los Reyes at Carl Berg,” Art in America, January 2006: 128, ill.

Enriquez, Luca. “Exploration and deconstruction,” The Seattle Times, December 16, 2005: 521, ill.

Bossick, Karen. “Honoring the Legacy of Delftware,” Wood River Journal, July 13, 2005.

Dugan, Dana. “Delftware made deftly,” Idaho Mountain Express, July 13, 2005: C1,C9, ill.             

Knight, Christopher. “The Deft Look of Delftware,” Los Angeles Times, March 4, 2005, ill.

Sholis, Brian. “Los Angeles Critic’s Picks: Tony de los Reyes,”, February 2005, ill.

Jana, Reena. “100% Acid Free at White Columns,” Art on Paper, March/April 2005.

Johnson, Ken. “Tony de los Reyes,” New York Times, October 22, 2004.

Korotkin, Joyce B. “The Neo-Baroque Era,” Tema Celeste, July/August 2004:  38-45, ill.

Roth, Charlene. “Mail-In Show at London Street Projects,” Artweek, March 2004:  22, ill.

Hackett, Regina. “The Sky’s the Limit at Howard House,” Seattle Post Intelligencer, October 31, 2003:     16, ill.

Wood, Eve. “To Move the Stars,” Essay for The Frustrated Landscape, 2002.

Walsh, Daniella. “Scenery as Metaphor,” Orange County Register, September 15, 2002.

Crotty, Benjamin. “Excerpts From the Porcelain Pavilion,” Tablet, July 2002, ill. August 2011, ill.