Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, USA.
2008-09 MFA in Painting. Tyler School of Art. Philadelphia, PA.
2007-08 MFA Candidate in Painting. Tyler School of Art- Temple Rome. Rome, Italy.
2007 BFA in Painting and Drawing. California State University – Long Beach. Long Beach, CA.
2016 Courthouse Gallery A Certain Romance. November 2016. Lake George, NY.
2015 Temple Gallery Slow-Wave (Roma). June 2015. Rome, Italy.
2013 PØST Slow-Wave, Los Angeles, CA.
2012 Artspace Liberti Sleepwalkin’, Philadelphia, PA.
Select Group Exhibitions
2018 CollarWorks Gallery Made in Granville: Exhibiting artists works participated in the Elizabeth Murray Artist Residency. Troy, NY.
2015 Icebox Projects Victory for Tyler, Juried by Anthony Elms. Philadelphia, PA.
2013 Bridgette Mayer Gallery Ballet X, Philadelphia, PA.
2012 Gallery 102 Dirty Pretty Things, Philadelphia, PA.
Icebox Philadelphia Truck Expo, Philadelphia, PA.
Crane Arts Refuse Reuse: Language for the Common Landfill. Philadelphia, Pa.
2011 Gallery 102 UNTITLED, Philadelphia, PA.
2008 Temple University Gallery Everyone but Gus, Rome, Italy.
2007 I-5 Gallery Mind Your P’s and D’s, Los Angeles, CA.
2006 University Art Museum CSU Long Beach: Insights, Long Beach, CA.
2005 Another Year in L.A Project Space, Los Angeles, CA.
2019 Independent Artist Residency – Rome, Italy
2018 Invited artist to participate in the first year of the Elizabeth Murray Artist Residency
2017 Independent Artist Residency – Florence, Italy & Barcelona, Spain
2015 Independent Artist Residency – Rome, Italy
2014 Independent Artist Residency – Rome, Italy & London, England
2014 Faculty Development Grant. “Slow – Wave”, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY.
2013 Faculty Development Grant. “Spectacular Views”, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY.
2007-09 Future Faculty Fellowship Tyler School of Art – Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.
Elizabeth Murray Artist in Residency presentation / lecture. July 2018
Invited Artist to Lecture at Skidmore College summer arts program. July 2018
Dunkerly Dialogues Panel discussion on painting, abstraction and the work of Nicholas Krushenick with Fabian Lopez and other painters. Tang Teaching Museum. Saratoga Springs. NY.
Exhibitions as Curator
2012 Dirty Pretty Things, Gallery 102. Philadelphia, PA.
2011 (Untitled) Crane Arts. Philadelphia, PA.
2013-Present Associate Professor in Painting Art Department, Skidmore College. Saratoga Springs, NY.
2010-2013 Adjunct Assistant Professor Visual Studies Department. Tyler School of Art Philadelphia, PA.
2011- 2013 Adjunct Assistant Professor Art Department, Rowan University. Glassboro, NJ.
New American Paintings, Issue 122, juried by Sarah Montross, Associate Curator, De Cordova Sculpture Park and Museum.
Title Magazine. Lopez, Fabian: The Alchemy of Phigor and Others – Dona Nelson’s solo exhibition review. April 2014
Painters’ Table via Title Magazine: The Alchemy of Phigor. Review by Fabian Lopez. May 2014
New American Paintings, Issue #104, juried by Nina Gara Bozicnik, Assistant Curator, Currier Museum of Art.
WHYY-PBS: Newsworks. Paynter, Kim: The abstracts landscapes of Philly painter Fabian Lopez.June 24th, 2013
Knight Arts. Schawrtz, Chip: North Philly Abstractions in “Dirty Pretty Things”. July 19, 2012
The Artblog. Top Picks from The Artblog for the month of July 2012. July 3, 2012. Group Exhibition, “Dirty Pretty Things”.
Title Magazine. Friedman, Leslie: Sleepwalkin’. May 7, 2012
The Artblog. Roberta and Libby: Art Safari Episode 11- Fabian Lopez at Artspace Liberti. May 29, 2012
The Artblog Top Picks from The Artblog for the month of May 2012. April 30, 2012. Solo Exhibition, Sleepwalkin’.
The Artblog Fallon, Roberta: Studio visit with two Los Angelinos in Philly- Fabian Lopez and Shanna Waddell, September 28, 2011