lives & works in Los Angeles, CA
b. Des Moines, IA, 1986


2016     Bill Thelen & Jake Ziemann, Pig & Pony Gallery, Austin, Texas
           Set in Stone, Shulamit Nazarian, Los Angeles, CA
2015     Jake Ziemann: Selected Works on Paper and Small Scale Sculptures, SOME.TIME.SALON, San Francisco, CA
2014     stumble block, Tmoro Projects, Santa Clara, CA
2012     Pull, Tartine, San Francisco, CA
2010     Jake Ziemann: New Work, farm: table, San Francisco, CA
2007     Dismantled, Mills Gallery, Pella, IA


2019     Crosscurrent, "Alone," Alan Chin, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan
2018     Mnemonikos, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Los Angeles, CA  
           From the Ground Up, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, IL
2017     Untitled Art Fair, Shulamit Nazarian (CA), Miami, FL
           Set the Table, BBQLA, Los Angeles, CA
           I Go, You Go, Good to Go, Unclebrother, Hancock, NY, curated by Rirkrit Tiravanija & Gavin Brown Enterprises (NY)
           EXPAT, R/SF Projects, San Francisco, CA     
           Apollo on Earth, HILDE, Los Angeles, CA
2015     Art on Paper, SOME.TIME.SALON (CA), Miami, FL
           Barry McGee, China Boo (side-show), Ratio 3, San Francisco, CA

           Sexxxitecture, CULT Aimee Friberg Exhibtions, San Francisco, CA
           <as they stood together>, Cameo Gallery, Portland, OR
           Not Much to Look at, Royal Nonesuch Gallery, Oakland, CA
2014     All That and a Bag of Chips, Deadspace, Brooklyn, NY
2013     painting painting, ArtPadSF, Beta Pictoris Gallery (AL), San Francisco, CA
           Tear It Out, CCA Writer's Studio, San Francisco, CA
           Tear It Out, Issues, Oakland, CA
2012     Beauty, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
           MFA Thesis Exhibition, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
           Too Much Rather, Kokoro Studio, San Francisco, CA
           Drawing Realness, Will Brown, San Francisco, CA
           John Baldessari: Class Assignments (Optional), CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
2011     Orange You Glad?, Hooper 3 Complex, San Francisco, CA
           When the West Was Won, Worth Ryder Gallery, Berkeley, CA
           Perfect Place/No Place: Re-Imagining Utopia, Million Fishes Arts Collective, San Francisco, CA
           Materiality: A Craft Exhibition, Laverne Krause Gallery, Portland, OR
           Domesticity Un-hinged, Playspace Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2010    ArtPadSF, Mark Wolfe Contemporary, San Francisco, CA
           At Times I Think and At Times I Am, Playspace Gallery, San Francisco, CA
           Winter Group Exhibition, Mark Wolfe Contemporary, San Francisco, CA
           Vices, D-Structure, San Francisco, CA
2009    Summer 2009 Exhibition, Easel Art Studio, Chicago, IL
2008    BFA Exhibition, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL
           Art on Track, Orange line elevated train, Chicago, IL


2012      MFA, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
2008     BFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2007     BA, Central College, Pella, IA


2012     Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2011     New York Studio Program, AICAD, Brooklyn, NY


2017     Leora Lutz, "Artist Migrations from SF to LA Are Shaping West Coast Aesthetics and Identity," Artslant, June 23, 2017
           Scott Indrisek, "West World: Three Young Stars Who Are Igniting L.A.'s Queer Art Movement," OUT Magazine (in print), May 2017, p. 74-79  
           Angella d'Avignon, "Apollo on Earth at HILDE," Contemporary Art Review Los Angeles (Carla), March 22, 2017
2016     Eve Wood, "Jake Ziemann: Killer Pick of the Week," Artillery Magazine, March 3, 2016

           Ann Binlot, "Theodore Boyer and Jake Ziemann Intersect in Shulamit Nazarian Los Angeles Exhibition," Forbes, February 29, 2016
2015     Claire Voon, "Sussing Out the Good Stuff at Art on Paper and Miami Project," Hyperallergic, December 2, 2015
           Larissa Archer, "Sexxxitecture," Frieze Magazine (in print), Issue 174, October 2015
           Sarah Hotchkiss, "Sexy Sculpture Fills CULT's Summer Group Show [NSFW]," KQED, July 27, 2015
2012     Adair Stephens, "Interview: Jake Ziemann at Tartine," The Face Painters blog, September 14, 2012
           MFA Now, Root Division, p. 149
           "The Middle Ground," The Chronicle of Artistic Failure: where hope springs eternal in the eye of the artist, January 5, 2012
           "Orange You Glad?," The Chronicle of Artistic Failure, January 5, 2012
2010     "A Poem for Friday," the Atlantic online publication, December 31, 2010
2007     Intersections: An Introduction to the Liberal Arts (cover), Central College
            The Writing Anthology 2007, Central College, p. 18, 27, 40 & 44
2006    The Writing Anthology 2006, Central College, p. 43