PAUL SCHIEK

Born in 1977 in Fond du Lac, WI, Paul Schiek received a BFA in photography from California College of the Arts and Crafts in 2005, after which he started the publishing company TBW Books. Since then, Schiek's work has been shown both in the US and internationally. His work has also been the subject of many books and publications. He is represented by the Stephen Wirtz Gallery and currently lives and works in Oakland, CA.


EDUCATION

2005 California College of the Arts and Crafts, BFA in Photography

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2008

2006
2005
2004

The Thing About You is You Will End Up Like Me, Stephen Wirtz Gallery San Francisco, CA
Holes and Halos, Thomas Erben Gallery, New York, NY
Three New Photographers, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Good By Angels, Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, OR
Good By Angels, exhibition and book release, Needles and Pens, San Francisco, CA 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

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2009



2008


2007



2005

2004



2002

Personal Identities: Contemporary Portraits, Sonoma State University, Sonoma, CA
California Biennial, The Orange County Museum of Art, Orange County, CA
Hauntology, Berkeley Art Museum, curated by Scott Hewicker and Lawrence Rinder, Berkeley, CA
Icons & Allegories, Sight School, curated by Mark McKnight, Oakland, CA
Now & When: 10 Newly Commissioned Time Capsules by Bay Area Artists, The San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA2009
Art-Read, Glenn Horowitz Bookseller, East Hampton, NY
Shoot – Photography of the Moment, curated by Ken Miller and Rizzoli, New
Museum, New York, NY, Colette, Paris, France, Tate Modern, London, United Kingdom, Parco Factory, Tokyo, Japan, Galeria Yautepec, Mexico City, Mexico
Bay Area Now 5, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Summer group shows, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Kick Out the Jams, The Luggage Store, San Francisco, CA
New Work from Recent Graduates of the California College of the Arts
Curated by Lawrence Rinder, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
Artists of Invention: A Century of CCA, Oakland Museum of California,
Oakland, CA
CCA Centennial: Alumni and Faculty at Stephen Wirtz Gallery, Stephen Wirtz Gallery,
San Francisco, CA
Love & Destruction, ONSIX Gallery/Club 6, San Francisco, CA
Sacred Geometry, ONSIX Gallery/Club 6, San Francisco, CA
Beautiful Losers: Contemporary Art and Street Culture , (traveling) included in video and ephemera sections, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA, Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA.
Celebrated Summer, fifty24sf, San Francisco, CA

 

BOOKS

2009
2008


2007

2006

2004

2003

Shoot – Photography of the Moment, writing by Ken Miller, published by Rizzoli
Holes and Halos, published by TBW Books in conjunction with Stephen Wirtz Gallery
The Thing About You is You Will End Up Like Me, Paul Schiek, published by TBW Books in conjunction with Stephen Wirtz Gallery
Subscription Series 1: Jim Goldberg, Ari Marcopoulos, Paul Schiek, Mike Brodie,
published by TBW Books
How Many Humans Does it Take to Change a Lightbulb?, Paul Schiek,
published TBW Books
Good By Angels, Paul Schiek, published by TBW Books
It's So Beautiful I Want it to Die, Author Unknown, published by TBW Books
Diptych, Paul Schiek, published by TBW Books

 

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

2010
2008


2007
2006

Smoke Bath, Published by Seems
Apartamento, Issue 1, Spring/Summer
Artists of Invention: a Century of California College of the Arts (CCA), published by California College of the Arts, October
"We are the World," Fanzine 137
Connect Four, (PDN) Photo District News, November
Faesthetic, Issue No. 5, 2006 (illus.)
Heartbeats Accelerating, Fanzine 137

 

SELECTED ARTICLES AND REVIEWS

2010
2009



2008








2006

"Zines," Holes and Halos, Paul Schiek, the Journal, entry no 28
Publisher of the Month: TBW Books, Dazed & Confused, May, p 146
"Rip it Up & Start Again," TBW Books, Dazed & Confused, July, p 60
"The Opposite of Print on Demand," TBW Books, Camerawork, Fall/Winter, p 20
Paul Schiek Review with Stephen Wirtz Gallery, ArtNews, January, p 128
Tramposch, Emma. The Kin Series: Published by These Birds Walk, Camerawork, Spring/Summer
TBW Books Review, Wallpaper, July, p 114
Ken Miller, "Press Here," VMAN, Fall
Colberg, Joerg, "A Conversation With Paul Schiek," Conscientious, October,
http://jmcolberg.com/weblog/extended/archives/a_conversation_with_paul_schiek/
"It Ended Sad, But I Love Where it Began, Jim Goldberg, published by TBW Books review," Camerawork, Fall/Winter, p 41
The Thing About You is You Will End Up Like Me at Stephen Wirtz Gallery Review, art ltd., November/December, p 24
Baker, Kenneth. "One for three at Wirtz," San Francisco Chronicle, January 28, (illus.)
Brenneman, Christine. "Three New Photographers at Stephen Wirtz Gallery", Artweek, March, (illus.)
D'Andrea, David Vincent. "Interview with Paul Schiek", AK47, January/February
Cash, Stephanie. "Report from San Francisco II", Art in America, January, p 61
San Francisco, January, p. 37
Friedman, Roberto. "Out There", Bay Area Reporter, January 10

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