Conny Purtill
Exhibitions, CV, Press



Conny Purtill (b. 1969, Arizona) is an artist and book designer who lives and works in Los Angeles, California. Purtill has exhibited most recently at Fondazione Giuliani, Rome; CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco; Florence Loewy, Paris; Ecole D’art et de Design, Geneva; Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis; Vox Populi and Temple Gallery at Tyler School of Art, Temple University, both in Philadelphia. Select performances have been presented at Renwick Gallery, New York; Centre Pompidou, Paris; and WIELS, Brussels.


Barry McGee and Conny Purtill
The Ground: Untitled, 2019
acrylic, gesso, India ink, and pencil on canvas
22 x 17 inches
BM_CP_02


Carroll Dunham and Conny Purtill
The Ground: Untitled, 2017-18
mixed media, gesso, India ink, and pencil on canvas
22 x 17 inches
CD_CP_01


Jay Heikes and Conny Purtill
The Ground: Z, 2015
asphaltum, gesso, India ink, and pencil on canvas
22 x 17 inches
JH_CP_02


Jessica Jackson Hutchins and Conny Purtill
Table of Contents, 2014
gesso, India ink, pencil, acrylic, oil, paper, glazed ceramic and found plate on canvas
17 x 22 inches
JJH_CP_01


Jessica Jackson Hutchins and Conny Purtill
The Ground: Under the Table, 2019
mixed media, glazed ceramic, gesso, India ink, and pencil on canvas
24 x 18 x 4 1/2 inches
JJH_CP_03


Josiah McElheny and Conny Purtill
The Ground: Sun Ra’s Color Time (Blue Black over Blue), 2015
hand rubbed casein paint, colored oil pencil, gesso, India ink, pencil on canvas
22 x 17 inches
JMCEL_CP_01


Josh Rickards and Conny Purtill
Pink Plaid, 2009
flashe, gesso, India ink, and pencil on canvas
22 x 17 inches
JR_CP_01


Matthew Ritchie and Conny Purtill
The Ground: Chicken of Destiny, 2016
oil, china marker, gesso, India ink, and pencil on canvas
17 x 22 inches
MR_CP_01


Conny Purtill
The Ground: 2 drawings in “James Lee Byars: Perfect Is My Death Word”, 2010
graphite on book pages
7 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches
CP_21


Conny Purtill
The Ground: 2 drawings in “A Drawing Show”, 2014
graphite on book pages
8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches
CP_22


Conny Purtill
The Ground: 56 drawings in “Brice Marden, Book of Images, 1970”, 2015-2016
graphite on book pages
7 x 4 1/4 inches
CP_23


Conny Purtill
The Ground: 3 drawings in “Sherrie Levine”, 2015
graphite on book pages
13 x 8 3/4 inches
CP_24


Conny Purtill
The Ground: On Rummy, 2016
collage
9 3/4 x 12 1/2 inches
CP_27


Conny Purtill
The Ground: Richard Rummy, 2012
collage
12 x 9 1/2 inches
CP_28

Conny Purtill
Sam Fox, 2009
pine, birch, steel, nylon, and oil stick
31 inches in height
CP_03


Conny Purtill
The Ground: Landscape, 2018
graphite on excised pages from “End Pages” by Nick Herman
8 3/4 x 7 1/16 inches
CP_2018_17


Conny Purtill
The Ground: Landscape, 2018
graphite and collage on excised pages from “End Pages” by Nick Herman
8 3/4 x 7 1/16 inches
CP_2018_19


Conny Purtill
The Ground: Landscape, 2018
graphite on excised pages from “End Pages” by Nick Herman
8 3/4 x 7 1/16 inches
CP_2018_20


Conny Purtill
The Ground: Landscape, 2018
graphite on excised pages from “End Pages” by Nick Herman
8 3/4 x 7 1/16 inches
CP_2018_22


Conny Purtill
The Ground: Landscape, 2018
graphite on excised pages from “End Pages” by Nick Herman
7 1/16 x 8 3/4 inches
CP_2018_23


Conny Purtill
The Ground: Landscape, 2018
graphite on excised pages from “End Pages” by Nick Herman
7 1/16 x 8 3/4 inches
CP_2018_26


Conny Purtill
The Ground: Landscape, 2018
graphite and kite string on excised pages from “End Pages” by Nick Herman
8 3/4 x 7 1/16 inches
CP_2018_32




Conny Purtill
The Ground: Landscape, 2018
graphite and kite string on excised pages from “End Pages” by Nick Herman
7 1/16 x 8 3/4 inches
CP_2018_21


Conny Purtill
The Ground: Landscape, n.d.
graphite on found paper
7 1/2 x 6 inches
CP_2017_06


Conny Purtill
The Ground: Landscape, n.d.
graphite on found paper
7 1/2 x 6 inches
CP_2017_08


Conny Purtill
The Ground: Landscape, n.d.
graphite on found paper
7 1/2 x 6 inches
CP_2017_13


Conny Purtill
The Ground: Landscape, n.d.
graphite on found paper
7 1/2 x 6 inches
CP_2017_14


Conny Purtill
The Ground: Landscape, n.d.
graphite on found paper
7 1/2 x 6 inches
CP_2017_15


Conny Purtill
The Ground: Landscape, n.d.
graphite on found paper
6 x 7 1/2 inches
CP_2018_04


Conny Purtill
The Ground: Landscape, n.d.
graphite on found paper
6 x 7 1/2 inches
CP_2018_06


Conny Purtill
The Ground: Landscape, n.d.
graphite on found paper
6 x 7 1/2 inches
CP_2018_07