1984    Born in San Jose, CA; lives and works in Los Angeles, CA


Education

2002-2005     Academy of Art University, Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree program, San Francisco, CA


Exhibitions

Solo Exhibitions

2019     "Possession" Superchief Gallery LA, Los Angeles, CA

2018     "ICONS" Peyer Fine Art, Zurich, Switzerland

2017     “ICONS” Screaming Sky Gallery, Portland, OR

2017     “ICONS” Superchief Gallery NY, New York, NY

2017     “ICONS” Superchief Gallery LA, Los Angeles, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018       "Superchief Gallery" Juxtapoz Clubhouse, Miami, FL

2018       "Reed Arts Week (RAW)" Reed College, Portland, OR

2018       "Super Bodies" Anita Shapolsky Gallery, New York, NY

2018       "FRONT Triennial," Cleveland, OH

2018      "6th Annual Mega Group Show" Superchief Gallery LA, Los Angeles, CA

2018      "6th Annual Mega Group Show" Superchief Gallery Miami, Miami, FL

2018      "Superchief Gallery" Moniker Art Fair, Brooklyn, NY

2018      "Tendrement" San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA

2018       "When Darkness Loves Us" Spring/Break Art Show, New York, NY

2018      "Not a Whole Lot Going On" New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA

2018      stARTup Art Fair, Los Angeles, CA

2018      "Art in Ad Places" Lucas Lucas, New York, NY

2018      "One Year of Resistance" Untitled Space, New York, NY

2018      "Superchief Gallery" LA Art Show, Los Angeles, CA

2017      "Superchief Gallery" Juxtapoz Clubhouse, Miami, FL

2017      "Outfest" Lethal Amounts, Los Angeles, CA

2017     "5 Year Anniversary Group Show" Superchief Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2017     "5 Year Anniversary Group Show" Superchief Gallery, New York, NY

2017     "''ICONS' book signing" La Luz De Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2017     “Angry Women” Untitled Space, New York, NY

2017     “Last Night” Castor Gallery, New York, NY

2017     “The Sacred Screen” The Square Gallery, London, England

2016     “Goddessphere” Art Basel, Miami Beach, FL

2016     “TIMNBY” Milan, Italy

2016     “FotoDC” Washington, DC

2016     “Photoville” New York, NY

2016     “Konvent” Barcelona, Spain

2016     “Ephemeral” Guy Hepner New York, NY

2016     “The New Important Photographers” Superchief Gallery, New York, NY

2016     “Lifeforce” Untitled Space, New York, NY


Publications

Monographs

2018     "Possession," NOT A CULT

2017     “ICONS,” NOT A CULT, first and second editions

Selected Print Publication Covers

2018     Friday, Issue #3

2017     ARam Kim, Blink Magazine, Issue #51.

2017     Ione Gamble, Polyester, Issue Six.

Selected Print Publication Features 

2018      Sunni Johnson: "Parker Day," Wussy, Vol. 04.

2018      "Parker Day's Strange and Sublime ICONS," Infringe, Issue #2.

2018     "ICONS," Maps, April, Issue 119.

2018     "Glam Weird," Take Care, April, 01.

2018     Max Siedentopf, Aversive Adhesives.

2017     "Possession," Polyester, Daughters of Darkness Photo Zine.

2017     "Film Struck," Bust Magazine, Aug/Sept 2017.

2017     Andreas Müller-Pohle, European Magazine, 101.

2017     Peter Speetjens, Plastik, vol. 30.

2016     Austin McManus: “Picture Book,” Juxtapoz, n191, December.

2016     American Chordata, Issue Four, Fall.

2016     Ione Gamble: “Stars in Her Eyes,” Polyester, Issue Five.

2016      Alexander Langer: “Play: Parker Day,” Business Punk, 05_2016.

2016     “Portfolio,” Sentimental Magazine, Issue No3.

2016     “Goings On About Town,” The New Yorker, May 9.

Selected Web Publications

2018      Jessica Eckerstorfer, Paper Darts, July 10, http://www.paperdarts.org/art-archive/2018/4/23/parker-day

2018      Lou Noble, "An Interview with Parker Day," Polaroid Originals Magazine, April 10, https://magazine.polaroidoriginals.com/an-interview-with-parker-day/

2018      Evan Pricco, "Return of the Cool: Parker Day on Spanning the Generations with Polaroid and Being a 'Scrappy Weirdo,'" Juxtapoz, March 29, https://www.juxtapoz.com/news/photography/return-of-the-cool-parker-day-on-spanning-the-generations-with-polaroid-and-being-a-scrappy-weirdo/

2017      Alexandra Genova, "Documenting the Female Gaze," Elephant, Dec 10, https://elephant.art/documenting-the-female-gaze-in-art-now/

2017      Ruby Boddington, "Parker Day’s lurid colours and grotesque characters elevate identity and fantasy," It's Nice That, November 17, https://www.itsnicethat.com/articles/parker-day-possession-photography-171117

2017      Nana Wong, "她的相片是糖衣包裹的老鼠藥──洛杉磯攝影師Parker Day," Hokk Fabrica, November 5, http://hokkfabrica.com/social-sunday-interview-parker-day/

2017      Sirin Kale, "Exploring the 'Darker Undercurrents' of Femininity, in Photos," Broadly, October 12, https://broadly.vice.com/en_us/article/xwgjmk/polyester-magazine-third-birthday-issue-photos

2017      "Art Imitates Life," Topic, October 3, https://www.topic.com/art-imitates-life

2017      Kyle Fitzpatrick, "Parker Day’s Portraits On Acid," Westwood Westwood, August 23, https://www.westwoodwestwood.com/culture/art/parker-days-portraits-acid/

2017     "Queerstory," The Front, July 31, http://www.thefront.com/look/queerstory/

2017     Marine Michel, "Film Photography Sees no Boundaries in Parker Day’s Freakish yet Bewitching Series: ICONS (NSFW)," Unrated, May 25, http://unrtd.co/film-photography-sees-no-boundaries-in-parker-days-freakish-yet-bewitching-series-icons-nsfw/

2017     Gloria Cardona, "Parker Day’s Totally Twisted and Completely Badass Glamour Shots," Sleek, May 3, http://www.sleek-mag.com/2017/05/03/photographer-hey-parker-day-interview/

2017     Justin Moran, "Parker Day's Technicolor 'ICONS' Wave Freak Flags High," Out, March 24, http://www.out.com/art-books/2017/3/24/parker-days-technicolor-icons-wave-freak-flags-high

2017     Iltalo Pantano, “Parker Day: Icons,” Vogue Italia, March 3, http://www.vogue.it/en/news/vogue-arts/2017/03/03/parker-day-icons-100-portraits-exhibition-superchief-gallery-ny/

2017     Nick Gazin, “Meet the Fantastic Freaks of Photographer Parker Day’s Subconscious,” Vice, March 3, https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/meet-the-fantastic-freaks-of-photographer-parker-days-subconscious

2017     Alexandra Weird, “Get Lost in Parker Day’s Absurdist Fantasy World,” Bullett Media, March 3, http://bullettmedia.com/article/get-lost-in-parker-days-absurdist-fantasy-world/

2017     Kurt McVery, “Peep Photographer Parker Day’s Surreal, Color-Saturated Portraits,” Paper, February 21, http://www.papermag.com/peep-photographer-parker-days-surreal-color-saturated-portraits-2274852554.html

2017     Genevieve Berrick, “Parker Day’s Weird, Wild Glamour Studio,” American Photo, February 14, http://www.americanphotomag.com/parker-days-weird-wild-glamour-studio

2017     Hannah Stouffer, “Glamor Shots Get Gleefully Weird in Parker Day’s Photographs,” Creators Project, February 6, https://creators.vice.com/en_us/article/parker-day-icons-glamor-shots-photography

2017     Marnie Sehayek, “Meet Photographer Parker Day’s Bizarre Cast of Characters,” LA Weekly, February 6, http://www.laweekly.com/arts/meet-photographer-parker-days-bizarre-cast-of-characters-7902442

2017     Zing Tsjeng, “The Photographer Transforming Her Subjects into Lurid, Strange Superheroes,” Broadly., January 13, https://broadly.vice.com/en_us/article/the-photographer-transforming-her-subjects-into-lurid-strange-superheroes

2016     Jasmin Hernandez, “Art ON! Photographer Proves Identity is a Construct with Kitschy Pulp Inspired Shots,” Konbini, November, http://www.konbini.com/us/inspiration/art-on-parker-day-kitschy-portraits-identity/

2016     Max Campbell, "Candy and Poison," The New Yorker, September 14, https://www.newyorker.com/culture/portfolio/candy-and-poison

2016     Jess Kwong, “10 Stunning Images that Will Totally Challenge Your Perceptions,” Refinery29, September 14, http://www.refinery29.com/2016/09/122146/brooklyn-photography-exhibit-icons-portraits#slide

2016     Freddy Martinez, “Parker Day Interview: Imagining the Glittering Beauty of the Outre,” PhotoWhoa, July 20, http://blog.photowhoa.com/parker-day-interview-imagining-the-glittering-beauty-of-the-outre/

2016     Max Grobe, “Who are You? A 35mm Series on the Fluidity of Identity,” Hunger, May 18, http://www.hungertv.com/feature/who-are-you-a-35mm-series-on-the-fluidity-of-identity/

2016     Indiana Roma Voss, “Photographer to Watch: Fantastic Freaks by Parker Day,” Indie, May 5, http://blog.indie-mag.com/blog/2016/05/05/photographer-to-watch-fantastic-freaks-by-parker-day/

2016     Tricia Tongco, “This Photographer Destroys the Notion of ‘Pretty Girls’ in Her Portraits,” attn:, May 5, http://www.attn.com/stories/8098/parker-day-photos-challenge-our-idea-of-pretty-girls

2016     Ione Gamble, “Hyperreal Photos of LA’s Weirdest and Wildest Characters,” Dazed, April, http://www.dazeddigital.com/photography/article/30982/1/hyperreal-photos-of-la-s-weirdest-and-wildest-characters

2016     Hannah Butterworth, “Photographer Parker Day Explores Identity with Glitter, Colour, and a Little Bit of Blood,” i-D, April 15, http://i-d.vice.com/en_au/article/photographer-parker-day-explores-identity-with-glitter-colour-and-a-little-bit-of-blood

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