Greg Gossel portrait - Photo by Warholian

Greg Gossel

United States 1982


Greg Gossel
Greg Gossel
United States
January 7, 2016
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Greg Gossel is an American artist, born in 1982 in Baldwin, Wisconsin, 1982. He attended University of Wisconsin in Eau Claire, where he earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design in 2005.

Mixed-media on canvas

Greg Gossel - Headdress
Greg Gossel – Headdress


Gossel’s artwork features a variety of pop culture subjects including pulp novels, politics, romance comics, and 20th century icons. He is known for his painting, drawing and collage. Gossel creates in Postmodernism style. He uses a variety of media in order to build up the surface and make multi-layered works with unique history, featuring bold geometric and typographic elements. His work has been described as “a mix between that of Shepard Fairey and Roy Lichtenstein.”

Mixed-media on canvas

new 2014 2010 2013 silkscreen francisco san 2015
Greg Gossel – The Good Old Days

Exhibitions and Publications

Gossel exhibited his work in numerous exhibitions both locally and internationally, in Copenhagen, Denmark; Sydney, Australia and London, United Kingdom. Burtwon Snowboards, VICE Magazine, Interscope Rercords and Stussy are some of his clients. The artist’s work was featured in publications such as Juxtapoz, Art Nouveau Magazine, Arrested Motion, Marie Claire, South of Canada, The Sourcebook of Contemporary Illustration, Sunset Magazine, Indigits, Beautiful Dreamers, ELLE Girl Magazine, SF Weekly, City Pages, Artful Living, and Minneapolis Star Tribune.

Mixed-media on wood panel

new 2014 2010
Greg Gossel – Wham! Blam!

The artist is represented by Vertical Gallery in Chicago, Illinois.

Greg Gossel lives and works in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Featured image: Greg Gossel portrait, photo by Warholian
Other images copyright © the artist

YearExhibition TitleGallery/VenueSolo/Group
2015Fender BenderBlack Book Gallery, Denver, COSolo
2015Freaks And Americana: An Exploration of Big Top CultureCHG Circa, Los Angeles, CAGroup
2015Heroes & VillainsVertical Gallery, Chicago, ILGroup
2015Stupid Krap ShowcaseBlank_Space, Sydney, AustraliaGroup
2014Superficial!Vertical Gallery, Chicago, ILSolo
2014GODDAMNWhite Walls Gallery, San Francisco, CASolo
2014ARTmageddonVertical Gallery, Chicago, ILGroup
2014Ready to DieOne Grand Gallery, Portland, ORGroup
2014Art Collector Starter KitCHG Circa, Los Angeles, CAGroup
2014Every Letter CountsWhite Walls Gallery, San Francisco, CAGroup
2014PAPER JAMVertical Gallery, Chicago, ILGroup
2014An Even ElevenGallery, San Francisco, CAGroup
2013Head Over HeelsWhite Walls Gallery, San Francisco, CASolo
2013The Print ShowSoze Gallery, Los Angeles, CAGroup
2013Deck the HallsVertical Gallery, Chicago, ILGroup
2013For love of dreams: Romancing EvolutionDax Gallery, Costa Mesa, CAGroup
2013ConfluenceFIFTY24SF Gallery, San Francisco, CAGroup
2013SHADES: An Exploration of the Single PaletteCorey Helford Gallery, Los Angeles, CAGroup
2013I <3 LVThe Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CAGroup
2013Scorsese Tribute ShowBold Hype Gallery, New York, NYGroup
2012Fading FastWhite Walls Gallery, San Francisco, CASolo
2012Weathering the StormSoo Visual Arts Center, Minneapolis, MNSolo
2012Winter Group ShowWhite Walls Gallery, San Francisco, CAGroup
2012Art on BurtonHelen Day Art Center, Stowe, VTGroup
2011One Thing Led to AnotherMOHS Exhibit, Copenhagen, DenmarkSolo
2011NUMB941 Geary, San Francisco, CASolo
2011PaperTogether Gallery, Portland, ORSolo
2011Art PerchanceMinneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MNGroup
2011EvolutionBurton Snowboard Museum & Proto Lab, Burlington, VTGroup
2011Quentin vs. CoenBold Hype Gallery, New York, NYGroup
2011Get Lucky 2011 Annual GalaSoo Visual Arts Center, Minneapolis, MNGroup
2010SleepwalkingWhite Walls Gallery, San Francisco, CASolo
2010Answering MachineFirst Amendment, Minneapolis, MNSolo
2010Never Say NeverWhite Walls Gallery, Miami, FLGroup
2010Winter Group ShowWhite Walls, San Francisco, CAGroup
2010Bad DadsLopo Gallery, San Francisco, CAGroup
2010Westward ExpansionPhilip Slein Gallery, St. Louis, MOGroup
2010From the Street to the Cube941 Geary, San Francisco, CAGroup
2010Looking EastYves Laroche Gallery, Montreal, CanadaGroup
2009BrokenSoo Visual Arts Centers, Minneapolis, MNSolo
2009Happy EndingsThe Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CASolo
2009Group ShowWhite Walls Gallery, San Francisco, CAGroup
2009Winter Group ShowAndrea Schwartz Gallery, San Francisco, CA, WordGroup
2009Alumni ExhibitionFoster Gallery, Haas Fine Art Center, Eau Claire, WI, FacultyGroup
2009Get Over ItShow & Tell Gallery, Toronto, CanadaGroup
2009The Detournements of Wynn MillerExhibit A Gallery, Los Angeles, CAGroup
2009Worlds On FirePacific Electric Lofts, Los Angeles, CAGroup
2008Make BelieveThe Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CASolo
2008Sundance XThe Shooting Gallery, Park City, UTGroup
2008Groundwork IIFoundation One Gallery, Atlanta, GAGroup
2008Pop and Pop SurrealismThe Old Fire Station Gallery, London, UKGroup
2008Pure Pleasure: 10 Years of Curating from Yuri ArajsPlacement Gallery, Minneapolis, MNGroup
2008Pleased to Meet YouTag Art Gallery, Nashville, TNGroup
2008Clowns!Corey Helford Gallery, Los Angeles, CAGroup
2008Beautiful DreamersAngel Art Gallery, Milan, ItalyGroup
2007Ignorance and BlissGallery Three, San Francisco, CASolo
2007Holiday in the ParkOrbit Gallery Space, Edgewater, NJGroup
2007Sweet 100Suite 100 Gallery, Seattle, WAGroup
2007Festival of AppropriationThe Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MNGroup
2007CaffeinatedThe Soda Gallery, Dallas, TXGroup
2007PartySuite 100 Gallery, Seattle, WAGroup
20072 Person ShowBarbette, Minneapolis, MNGroup
2007Cultivate: 25 Under 25Stevens Square Center for the Arts, Minneapolis, MNGroup