Alake Shilling

Alake Shilling

Born 1993, Los Angeles, CA
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA


2011-2012 BFA (pending), School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Bachelor of Fine Art
2013-2015 Los Angeles City College, Studio Art

Solo and two person exhibitions

A Bug’s Life, Jeffrey Deitch, Los Angeles, CA

The Hippest Trip in America - By Land, Air and Sea, Jeffrey Deitch, New York, NY

Monsoon Lagoon, 356 Mission, Los Angeles, CA

Myth Envy: Alake Shilling and Theresa Touma, No Place Gallery, Columbus,OH

Alake Shilling, Maitland Foley, Los Angeles, CA

Group exhibitions

Funk You Too!, MAD Museum, New York, NY
Clay Pop, Curated by Alia Williams, Jeffrey Deitch, Los Angeles, CA
Loyal @ El Royale, El Royale, Los Angeles, CA

Clay Pop, Curated by Alia Williams, Jeffrey Deitch, New York, NY
Hot Concrete: L.A. Arrangement, Sow & Tailor, Los Angeles, CA

Punch, Curated by Nina Chanel Abney, Jeffrey Deitch, Los Angeles, CA
Go Away Road, Curated by Adrienne Rubenstein, Loyal, Stockholm, Sweden
Dirty Protest, Hammer Contemporary Collection, Los Angeles, CA
Group Shoe, Organized by Mario Ayala, in lieu, Los Angeles, CA

Body, Curtain, Advance, Loyal, Stockholm, Sweden
New Acquisitions, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
Fun House, Josh Lilley Gallery, London, England
American Fine Arts pt 1: life’s not fair and people don’t act right, BBQLA, Los Angeles, CA

Cool World, Club Pro, Los Angeles, CA
All The Small Things, Steve Turner, Los Angeles, CA
Group Show, Unclebrother, Hancock, NY
MECA Art Fair, 356 Mission, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Group Exhibition, Spectrum, BG Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Scholarship Exhibition, Da Vinci Gallery, LACC, Los Angeles, CA
DTLA Art Walk, Los Angeles Theatre Center, Los Angeles, CA
Now Trending PVA, The Palos Verdes Art Center, Palos Verdes, CA (juried art show)

Pop-Up Gallery Show Online Vol.2,

Art Bash, SAIC Columbus Dr. Building, Chicago, IL

Animated Film Another Day in a Crazy World, Reeves Contemporary, New York, NY


2015 LACC Dynamic Scholarship, California, LA
2012 SAIC Presidential Merit Scholarship , Chicago, IL
2010 Scholastic Art Award – Silver Key Award, New York, NY
2010 Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award Grant, Landsdowne, VA
2009 Scholastic Art & Writing Award, Gold Key Award, New York, NY
2009 California Arts Scholar, Los Angeles, CA
2008 California Arts Scholar, Los Angeles, CA

Stromberg, Matt, Alake Shilling interviewed, Hyperallergic, 2018
Osberg, Annabel, Alake Shilling, Artillery Magazine, 2018
Milbrath, Claire, Alake Shilling, Editorial Magazine, August 17, Issue 17, 2017
Art scholarship show presents Dynamic Exhibit, Los Angeles Collegian, May 15, P6, 2015
Conversation with Alake Shilling, The Fine Print Magazine, December 15, 2015