Born in New York, N.Y. 1974
Lives and works in New York and Santa Monica, CA.
1998 Columbia University, New York, MFA
1996 University of California at Los Angeles, BFA
2016/2017 Max Jansons, Seven Samurai, 5 Car Garage, Santa Monica, CA, Nov.-Jan.
2015 Max Jansons, Farm to Table, Grice Bench, Los Angeles, CA, Sep-Oct
2014 Max Jansons, Freedom, Ocean Park Studio, May-June
2013 Max Jansons, Ocean Park, Ocean Park Studio, April-May
2011 Max Jansons, Freewheelin’, GRAHAM, New York, NY
2010 Max Jansons, Love, GRAHAM, New York, NY June-August.
2008 Max Jansons, Pleasure, Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA September-October.
2007 Max Jansons, Field Notes, Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA March-April.
2006 Max Jansons: Paintings, Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, April – May.
2005 Max Jansons: Paintings, Wooster Arts Space, New York, NY, May – June.
2004 Max Jansons: Recent Drawings, Wooster Arts Space, New York, NY, Nov – Jan.
2016 Synaesthesia, Five Car Garage, Santa Monica, CA
2015 And There Is an End 2, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA
2015 And There Is an End, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA
2013 Woods: Lovely, Dark, and Deep, DC Moore Gallery, New York City, curated by John Zinsser
2012 Baker's Dozen, Torrance Art Museum
2010 GRAHAM, New York
2010 Fall Salon, Kinkead Contemporary, Culver City, CA
2010 Christopher Grimes Gallery at the Pacific Design Center, Pacific Design Center,
2009 Abstractionists Unite! Who Give You Just Enough to Last a Lifetime, curated by Nancy
Chaikin, Glendale College Art Gallery, Glendale, CA
2006 Christopher Grimes Gallery at Art Forum, Art Forum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
2000 Far Out, View Room Exhibitions, New York, NY., Curated by Joseph Roeder.
1998 Graduate Thesis Exhibition, Columbia University, New York, NY.
1996 Some Dumb Fun, University of Nevada at Las Vegas, curated by David Pagel. 26 Positions, Miriam & Ira D. Wallach Gallery, New York, NY.
David Pagel, “Shifting Perceptions: A play of Subtle Complexity”, Gallery Magazine, Guangzhou, China. Issue 215-216.
Degen Pener, "A Truly Great Artist Is Not A Gun For Hire", The Hollywood Reporter, January 29.
David Pagel, “And There Is an End – but no end to its goofy appeal”, Los Angeles Times, March 21.
David Pagel, “Critics Choice: Max Jansons Relishes Freedom”, Los Angeles Times, June 18
David Pagel, “Critics Choice: Potently Out of Step”, Los Angeles Times, May 3rd
Doug McClemont, "Max Jansons, Graham", Artnews January Issue
Mario Naves, "Painting Silly and Smart, Take the Jansons & Chisholm Challenge", CityArts, October 12, 2011
David Pagel, “An artist's record of his daily life”, Los Angeles Times, September 26th
Micol Hebron, “Critic’s Picks”. Artforum, September 18th
Ed Schad, “Thoughts on a Year in Art, Top Ten 2008”, I call it Oranges, December 22
Christopher Knight, “Painting Gets a Broader Brush”, Los Angeles Times, December 2
Edward Wyatt, “The Art’s Here. Where’s the Crowd?”, NY Times, March 25th
David Pagel, “Painting a la Sculpting, Drafting”, LA Times, August 4th
Ruth Marcus, “Art Opening”, Flavorpill, April 11
David Pagel, “When Feelings Are In Conflict”, LA Times, May 12th
DRA Fellowship, Columbia University, New York, NY.
The Contemporary Museum Honolulu, HI
The Capital Group
The Progressive Corporation
Century America Corporation