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Carlos Rodríguez Cárdenas

carlos rodríguez cárdenas

Tree of Life (Arbol de la Vida), 2018, acrylic on linen, atlas map collage,  28″ x 28″

Carlos Rodríguez Cárdenas, born in 1962 in Santi Spiritus, Villa Clara, is one of the important Cuban artists who came to contemporary art spotlight in the mid-1980’s.  Since that time, his exile in Mexico in the early 1990s and settling in New York, his work has been known for its exquisite and ironic artistry, inviting the viewer to question reality and see beyond the world of the official word imposed by the system.

In his most recent work, Cárdenas rekindles the nature and landscape of New York and depicts the megalopolis in a more sobering new order with a balance of Cartesian-like geometries. His pictorial conventions are characterized by subtle counterpoints, mysticism and rationality, the yin and yang of the natural and urban environment.

Cárdenas is in major collections, including Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Peter Ludwig Museum, Cologne, Germany; Ludwig Forum for International Art, Aachen, Germany; Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale; Museo Provincial de Santa Clara, Villa Clara; and National Museum of Fine Arts Havana, Cuba — as well as many private collections.  He has exhibited internationally, including solo exhibitions at GE Galeria, Mexico; Galeria Nina Menocal, Mexico; Galeria Ramis F. Barquet, Madrid, Spain; Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Coral Gables; and ARCO 93 International Art Fair, Madrid.  Group shows in which he has been featured include the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Perez Art Museum, Miami; 1989 Havana Biennial; Stadtische Kunsthalle,Dusseldorf, Germany; Centro Atlantico de Arte Moderno, Las Plasmas de Gran Canaria, Spain; and Samuel P. Hart Museum of Art.  He earned the Collective Prize Cuban Painting, awarded to participate at the First Biennial Jaume Guasch, Barcelona, Spain. Cárdenas completed his arts studies in 1983 in Havana’s Instituto Superior de Arte (ISA), and currently lives and works in New York City. 

Lien Truong

Lien Truong

Lien Troung Mutiny

…and still we banter with the devil, 2017, oil, silk, acrylic, antique 24k gold leaf obi thread, 19th century American cotton on canvas, 72″ x 96″

Lien Truong’s art boldly investigates ideological models of our history and culture.  In her most recent works, she combines the Hudson River Valley School “western” landscape, gestural abstractions, cultural textile designs, and compositions from Asian war prints.  She mixes layers of images and departs from a standard visual experience.  Truong’s landscapes and figures, culled from the historic and recent past, present “narrative histories” through a type of blended painting.  Truong (MFA, Mills College) currently lives and works in North Carolina.  

Truong has exhibited her work at such institutions as the National Portrait Gallery, Washington DC; the Oakland Museum of California; the Weatherspoon Museum; the North Carolina Museum of Art; and the Pennsylvania Academy of Art.  She has participated in artist residencies at the Oakland Museum of California and the Marble House Project and has received reviews and mention in several publications including New American Paintings, ARTit Japan, and Art Asia Pacific.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2018 In(di)visible, Station Museum of Contemporary Art, Houston, TX; Cameron Museum of Art, Wilmington, NC
2017 Translatio Imperii, Gutterbox Gallery, Raleigh, NC
          Digiscapes, Curated by Anthony Hamilton, Lump, Raleigh, NC
          Art on Paper, Curated by Emily Stamey, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
          Objectifying Myself: Works by Women Artists from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, William Benton Museum of Art, Storrs, CT
          For Liberty and Justice for Some, Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
          Shimmer, Light and Design Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC
2016 Seeping of a Ghost, Gallery Bastejs, Riga, Latvia (solo)
          Musings on an Origin, Spectre Arts, Durham, NC Typecast, Hillyer Art Space, Washington, DC
2015 Heterotopias as Other, Nha San Collective, Hanoi, Vietnam (solo)
2014 The Orient, The Occident, Galerie Quynh, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (solo)
          Summer Shuffle: Contemporary Art @ PAFA Remixed, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
          The Mother Load, The Center for Creative Connections, Dallas Museum of Art, TX
2013 Contemporary Vietnamerican Art, Maier Museum of Art, Lynchburg, VAThe
          Linda Lee Alter Collection of Art by Women
, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, PA
2012 Alter/Altar: Meditations on the Past, The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation Art Center
          Collisions of Clamor and Calm, Galerie Quynh, HCMC, Vietnam
          Art HK 12, Hong Kong International Art Fair, with Galerie Quynh
2011 Bite Sized Monsters, Modern Eden, San Francisco, CA
2010 Twombly House/Ephemeral Museum, Portland, OR
         Outwin Boochever Portrait Exhibition, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C
2009 Family Pictures, Root Division, San Francisco, CA
2008 In Transition Russia, Municipal Centre for Contemporary Art, Yekaterinburg
          National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Moscow, Russia
2007 House of Adoration, Galerie Quynh Contemporary Art, HCMC, Vietnam (solo)
         House of Adoration, Ryllega Experimental Art Gallery, Hanoi, Vietnam (solo)
         Small Works, Morris Graves Museum of Art, Eureka, CA
2006 Portrait of a Contemporary Family, First Street Gallery, Eureka, CA
           Portrait of a Family, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA

           National Juried Exhibition, Marin Art Center, Marin, CA Juror: Rene de Guzman
          Small Works Invitational, Gallery Dog, Eureka, CA
          Out of Context, Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach, CA
          Face Paint, Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2004 Monster Drawing Rally, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
          Supernatural, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
          Go West! Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
2003 Modern Day Fairy Tales, Oakland Museum of California, CA (installation)

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Weatherspoon Art Museum
North Carolina Museum of Art
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, in the Linda Lee Alter Collection of Art by Women
Post Vidai, Vietnam
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Vietnam
Municipal Art Collection, City of Raleigh, NC
Humboldt State University

SELECT AWARDS | RESIDENCIES
2016 North Carolina Artist Fellowship, North Carolina Arts Council
          Artist-in-Residence, The Marble House Project, Dorset, Vermont
2015 Jimmy and Judy Cox Asia Initiative Award, Carolina Asia Center
2009 Outwin Boochever Portrait Finalist, National Portrait Gallery, Washington DC
          Ingrid Nickelson Artist Trust Grant
2003 Artist-in-Residence, Sweeney Granite Mountains Research Center, University of California at Riverside, Kelso, CA
         Artist-in-Residence, Oakland Museum of California, Oakland CA
2000 Jack and Gertrude Murphy Fine Arts Fellowship, The San Francisco Foundation, San Francisco, CA

SELECT ARTIST LECTURES
2017 Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
2016 Mark Rothko International Art Center and Museum, Daugavpils, Latvia
          Lavtian Art Academy, Riga, Latvia
          Marble House Project, Dorset, VT
2015 Ackland Museum of Art, NC
          Nha San Art Collective, Hanoi, Vietnam
2007 Morris Graves Museum of Art, Eureka, CA
          Galerie Quynh, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam                    
2004 Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach, CA
2004 Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
2003 Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA

SELECT REVIEWS | CITATIONS
2018             Glentzer, Molly, “…and still we banter with the Devil by Lien Truong,” The Houston Chronicle, March 21, 2018    
2017             Dunne, Susan, “Women Create Art Reflecting Their Lives, Thoughts In Benton Exhibit,” Hartford Courant, April 8, 2017
2016             Vitiello, Chris, “The Most Essential Local Art of 2016 Punched Back at a Disgraceful Year,” Indyweek, December 28, 2016
                     Stamey, Emily. New American Paintings. Issue 124. Boston, MA: The Open Studios Press, June/July, 2016
2014             Luong, Ruben. “Ho Chi Minh City,” Art Asia Pacific. Art Asia Pacific Publishing LLC, July/August 2014
                     Bernstein, Roselyn. “Between Underground and Above,” Guernica/magazine of art and politics, www.guernicamag.com
2012            Cozzolino, Robert, Editor “The Female Gaze, The Linda Lee Alter Collection of Art by Women” Pennsylvania Academy Fine Arts                                                                
2010            Buckner, Clark with Introduction by Helfand, Glen.  “A Year and a Half of Art in San Francisco,” Mission 17 Gallery
                     San Francisco, CA: M17 Books Publishing, 2010
2009             “Outwin Boochever Portrait Exhibition,” National Portrait Gallery Catalog, Smithsonian, Washington DC
2007            Uda, Motoko, “Lien Truong,” ARTit Japan’s Bilingual Art Quarterly, Issue 16, 2007
2005            “Out of Context,” The Huntington Beach Art Center Exhibition Catalogue, CA, 2005
2004            Ellegood,Anne. New American Paintings. Issue 49. Boston, MA: The Open Studios Press, January, 2004
                     Bing, Alison. “Portrait of a Contemporary Family,” The San Francisco Chronicle, www.sfgate.com, March 26, 2004
                     Buckner, Clark. “Portraits of a Family,” Critics Choice Review, The San Francisco Bay Guardian. San Francisco, CA, March 17

RIME

RIME

 

RIME was born in 1979 and grew up in Brooklyn, Staten Island and New Jersey.  By the mid-1990s, he had emerged as one of the most passionate and dedicated graffiti writers of his generation, and in the twenty-seven-plus years since then, he has become one of graffiti’s greats.  Drawing on an extensive knowledge of graffiti’s history of lettering styles and techniques, he has a visual vocabulary and versatility with letters nearly unparalleled worldwide and has held his own on walls with the best of the best.

RIME has a knowledge of and facility with the entire vocabulary of graffiti lettering styles that is nearly unparalleled worldwide. He can paint pieces in what seems to be nearly every style from throughout graffiti’s fifty year history, yet they always feel fresh, not derivative, and always his own.  Brooklyn born, Staten Island raised, and longtime New Jersey resident RIME’s playful, character-filled work is full of color and movement, and from simple to complex, from soft to jagged, he is one of the few who can truly do it all in graffiti. If he can’t, his alter-alter ego, quasi-performance artist JERSEY JOE probably can. 

RIME’s knack as a graffiti writer is much like that of a great jazz musician: he is able to elevate everyone’s level of play with his presence.  At this point in his life, RIME has painted alongside as many of the greats of graffiti as anyone, and he’s brought out the best in them. With a background of such versatility and strong individual performance, RIME moved to California from 2005 to 2013, becoming part of the great Los Angeles crews MSK and AWR.  Culturally, the more laid-back collective attitude was an adjustment: the abrasive, assertive energy that comes with an upbringing in New York City that didn’t always fit in.  But RIME was more active than ever, with the weather making for a pleasurable year-round experience.   

When it came to studio work, the dynamic was very different. While he had made works on canvas before, he felt at something of a dead end, and RIME wanted to go back to basics before moving forward again.  In great demand to paint and appear at graffiti events, where he would endlessly sign fans’ black books, RIME originally focused on what was portable and familiar, working on paper and finding the direction he wanted to pursue.  After resettling back in New York in 2013, he set up a formal studio practice for the first time, cut far back on travel, and focused his energies deeply into new bodies of studio work while still actively painting outdoors. 

RIME’s new studio works are dynamic, with the swoops and loops that he had perfected in graffiti with a combination of spray paint and sublime muscle memory and bodily control able to convey an emotional emphasis.  His signature cartoon characters peek out from the bends of these swoops, often reduced to suggestive figurative elements.  The color schemes of his outdoor pieces, were, like any graffiti writer, made with whatever happened to be in the bag of paint that day, far out in the field, and often that meant wild pieces with dozens of colors.  Yet his studio works pared these schemes down to a few well-chosen colors that played brilliantly together.  Like his graffiti pieces, RIME’s studio works are composed in a format meant to be read: figurative images are often presented in profile or in action, carrying a sequential order through the image, an algebra of image, phrase, and meaning.  

RIME had always been pro-organic, anti-artificial, in his work.  You could see it in the graffiti: the sacred radius of the swing of the arm, the full dip in the knees and waist to a crouch.  Never to measure, never to tape off, instead to use the sacred geometry of the body, of the confidence of style, of the moment, to divine proportions.  But in a recent DMT experience he encountered a sense of how technologically coded our minds and existence are. He experienced what felt like an artificial, full color, three-dimensional program.  He reconsidered the notion that this life, the universe, and consciousness was of organic origin. He felt the ones and zeros, the perfection of right angles, the grid structure undergirding the cosmos, and he began to work with what he had once closed off. 

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2017  Up on Through, Galerie Wallworks, Paris

2016  Conclusions, Jonathan LeVine Gallery, New York

2015  Danger Zone, Galerie Wallworks

2014  Reaction Lines, Galerie Wallworks

2013  Out With The Old, Library Street Collective, Detroit

           TWFSL, The Seventh Letter Gallery, Los Angeles

2012  Sketchy M@#%herfuckers [with KC], Known Gallery, Los Angeles

           Dangerous Drawings About New York [with Toper], Klughaus Gallery, New York

2011  Perseverance [with Roid and Revok], Known Gallery, Los Angeles

           Mural for Art in the Streets, MoCA, Los Angeles

2008  Will Rise, Robert Burman Gallery, Los Angeles

2006  Letters First [with The Seventh Letter], Tokyo and Taipei

2004  Application, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, Perth, Australia

 

SELECTED PRESS

Rime at Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, by  Jeffrey Grunthaner, White Hot Magazine April 2018

Per Adolfsen

per adolfsen

Transparent II, 2017, oil on canvas, 47″ x 31″, 120 x 80 cm

Per Adolfsen lives and works in Odense, Denmark, where he was born in 1964.  His earlier work comprised emotionally charged acrylic paintings that seamlessly merge representational and abstraction and text, and engaged the viewer in a seductive world of fantasy and uncertainty that recalls classic Scandinavian angst.  His most recent contemplative oil paintings, a marked break with his prior series, demonstrates his evolving commitment to using the medium as tool for breaking past stereotype and false exteriors in order to know other people and one’s self.  The neutral palette and minimal backgrounds in many pieces allow the viewer to be fully focused on the people foregrounded in the paintings and punctuated by moments of brilliant color—a lavender head scarf, crystalline blue eyes.  Adolfsen’s recent portraiture points the way toward an ethical vision by seeking to represent the colorful bonds that tie people together. 

 

Select Solo Exhibitions  

2018       “The Ribbons That Tie Us”, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York

2013       ”Goodbye Blue sky”,  Schuebbe Projects , Düsseldorf 

2011       ”The Imaginary Eden of Mr. Adolfsen”, Art Labor Gallery, Shanghai

2011       ”Lifewire”, Schuebbe Projects, Düsseldorf 

2010       ”The world is floating”, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, Chelsea, New York 

Select Group Exhibitions

2018.       “Ten Years After” 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel , New York

2017        “Ecco Homo Ecco Homo”  St Canscius Kirche Berlin, Curated by A. Ochs,  Berlin

2016         Frederikshavn Kunstmuseum, “Another Land” Frederikshavn

2016         “50×50” Kastrupgaardsamlingen, Copenhagen

2016         Galleri Kirk,Groupshow , Eske Kath,Kasper Eistrup,Mie Olise Kjærgaard , Ålborg

2016          Art Labor Gallery,, artists of the gallery , Shanghai

2015.        Kunsthal Nord, Selection of works from Ålborg Kommune collection, Ålborg

2015        “Menneske”,with Svend Engelund, Agnete Bjerre, Kirsa Andreasen Birgitte                 

                 Støvring, Kristan Devantier, Camilla Thorup, Kunstbygningen Vrå (October, 2015) 

2015        ”Drei Räume, drei Künstler”, with Miriam Vlaming og  Lu Song, Alexander Ochs Private, Berlin

2014        Dialogues with the collection” Kunstbygningen i Vrå, Engelund Samlingen                

2014        ”Fatal”, with.Tanja Selzer, Nandor Anstenberger, Miriam Vlaming,                            

              Kunsthaus Bethanien (Curated by Art Historian Heike Fuhlbrügge) Berlin

2013         ”Thank God I`m Pretty”, with Frederik Foert, Andreas Amrhein , Vanessa von 

                 Heydebreck, Alexander Ochs Galleries, Berlin                 

2013         ”Septemberudstillingen”, Fanø Kunstmuseum          

2013         ”Medley”, Udstilling Focus on drawing with Franz Burkhardt, Christian Schoeler

                 Yokako Ando, Piot Brehmer, Schüebbe Projects, Düsseldorf               

2012         ”Springshow”, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, Chelsea, New York                  

2012         ”Landscapes”,  Schuebbe Projects, Düsseldorf 

2011         ”High Five” with Lu Yang, Douglas Coupland, Eric Leleu, Ren Zhitian, Art Labor   

                 Gallery, Shanghai                

2011          “Ode on Melancholy” with Tom Anholt, Marco Reichert , Marcy Brafman, Janine  

                 Bean Gallery, Berlin              

2010         ”Second Impressions”, Art Labor Gallery, Shanghai            

RECENT PRESS
                 Review ”Berliner Zeitung” 2013 

                  Review ”Art Info” Berlin 2013, by Alexander Forbes 

                  Kunst i øjet, DK4, 2011 (Danish television –artist portrait)

                  Portrait/article ”Glasschord art and Culture Magazine New York” 2011 

                  Review  ”Randian online magazine”, China 2011, by Jennifer Hall 

                  Portrait on Danmarks Radio P1, 2010 

                  Review ”Art Magazine M, The New York Art World” 2010, M. Brendon Macinnis 

 

Gustavo Acosta

Gustavo Acosta

 

Gustavo Acosta was born in in Havana, Cuba in 1958.  His intensely hued portrayals of sites in Havana, Miami, New York, and the Middle East feature rectilinear overlays of strong, intensely moody colors that integrate multiple allusions to reason and its traditions — the ideal planned-city street grid; the Golden Ratio and its long history as a supposedly true and self-evident compositional principle; the sharp-edged, no-nonsense Bauhaus aesthetic — with subtle references to the small flashes of vitality and inspiration that lurk within even the most drab and desolate environments. His canvases engage with neglected, antiquated, and somber settings, in the hope of revealing their meaning and living purpose for the present.

Acosta’s work is in many major institutions, including the Museum of Contemporary Art, MOCA; Lowe Art Museum; El Museo del Barrio; Frost Art Museum; and Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes.  He completed his arts studies in Havana’s Instituto Superior de Arte (ISA), and currently lives and works in Miami.

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes. La Habana, Cuba
Centro Wifredo Lam, Havana, Cuba
Teatro Nacional, Havana, Cuba
Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, MACG, Mexico City, Mexico
Museum of Contemporary Art, MOCA, Miami
Diputación Provincial de Ciudad Real, Ciudad Real, Spain
Lowe Art Museum, Miami
Cuban Heritage Collection University of Miami, Miami
Fort Lauderdale Art Museum, Fort Lauderdale
Nassau County Museum of Art, New York
Farber Collection
Museo de Arte Contemporaneo. Panama, Republic of Panama.
The Lehigh University Art Galeries Teaching Collection. Bethlehem, PA
University of Souththern California’s Fisher Museum of Art
El Museo del Barrio, New York
Frost Art Museum, Florida Internacional University, Miami
American Career College, Newport Beach, CA

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017 “Inventory of Omissions” 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel New York.
2016 “Paper Trail” Panamerican Art Projects, Miami
2015 “Timeline” Latin American Masters. Santa Monica, CA
2014 “Space of Silence” Caixa Cultural. Sao Paulo, Brazil
2013 “Space of Silence” Caixa Cultural. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
          “There”, Panamerican Art Projects. Miami
2012 “Duda”. Raymaluz Art Gallery. Madrid, Spain
          “A Journal of References”. Frederic Boloix Fine Arts. Ketchum, Idaho
2011 “Here”, Panamerican Art Projects. Miami
2010 “Art of Illusion”. Latin American Masters. Santa Monica, CA
          “Gustavo Acosta” Frederic Boloix Fine Arts. Ketchum, Idaho
2009 “The Time Machine”, Lile O. Reitzel Arte Contemporaneo, DR
         “Questions to the Mirror”, Museum of Contemporary Art. Panama
         ”The Great Systems”. Panamerican Art Projects, Miam
2008  “Hipotesis de la Locura”, Pan American Art Projects. Miami
           “Transit Zones”, Latin American Masters. Los Angeles, CA
           “Recent Works”, Pan American Art Projects. Dallas, TexaS
           “Temporary Current” Bentley Gallery. Phoenix, Arizona.
2007  “The News of the Day”, Alonso Art Gallery, Miami.
2006  “Los Juegos del Principe”, Nina Menocal Gallery, Mexico
2005  “Empire of Dreams”, Latin American Masters.,Los Angeles, CA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016  “La Madre de Todas las Artes” Wifredo Lam Center of Contemporary Art, Havana, Cuba.
2015  “Iconocracia” Centro Vasco de Arte Contemporaneo, Vitoria, Spain
           “Shades of Gray” Panamerican Art Projects,Miami
           “Agave y Caña”. Mexican Consulate Gallery, Miami
            “Resilence, The Other Cuba”. Contemporary Cuban Art,  Minneapolis, Minnesota
            “The Reynardus Cuban Art Collection”. Selby Gallery at Ringlin  College. Sarasota, Florida
            “Cuban Art, The 80’s Generation”. Museo Linares, Nuevo Leon. Mexico
2014   “Welcome to the Jungle” Panamerican Art Projects, Miami
            “Trayectos de Ida y Vuelta, Grafica Transiberica Desde Miami”, Diputacion Provincial de Huelva, Spain
             “Papertrail” Latin American Masters, Los Angeles
             “Made in Miami” Panamerican Art Projects, Miami
             “Figurative & Abstract in Latin American Art. Nova Southeastern, University. Fort Lauderdale, FL
2013   “Global Caribean”, The Haitian Cultural Arts Alliance. Miami
            “Works on Paper”, Miami Hispanic Cultural Arts Center
            “1 Bienal del Sur en Panama”. Panama
            “Flying”, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien. Berlin. Germany
             “8 Derivas por la Ciudad Liminal”, Carrillo Gil Museum of Art.  MACG. Mexico City
2012  “Urban Lifecycles”. Sun Valley Center for the Arts. Ketchum,  Idaho
           “Urbanitas”. Panamerican Art Projects, Miami
           “Caribes”. Casa Cortes Collection. San Juan, Puerto Rico
           “Fans Forever”. MDC Museum of Art + Design. Miami
          “Persistence of Memories”.Broward College New Gallery. Fort Lauderdale. Florida
2011  “Florida Contemporary 2011”. Patty & Jay Baker Naples Museum of Art. Naples, Florida
          “Campos de Asociaciones. Dialogos y Silencios entre Practicas de Dibujo. Centro Cultural Simon Bolivar, Guayaquil, Ecuador
2010  “Latin American Art: 3. Cuban Selection from the LUAG Teaching Collection. Bethlehem, PA.
2009  “Irreversible”. CIFO, Miami
           “Herir la Memoria”. Siguaraya Gallery, Berlin
           “No son Todos los que Estan”. Nkisi Projects. Miami
2008  “Visiones: 20th Century Selections from the Nassau County Museum of Art, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Florida
           “Recent Acquisitions”. Latin American Masters. Beverly Hills, CA
           “Unbroken Ties”, Museum of Art / Fort Lauderdale.
           “Miami Ciudad Metafora”, Spanish Cultural Center, Miami.
           “Andamiajes”. Allegro Gallery. Panama City, Panama
           ”Giants in the City”. Artformz Alternative. Bayfront Park, Miami.
2007   “La Fuerza del Guerrero”. Homenaje a Juan Francisco Elso, Galeria Luz y Oficios. Havana
            “Cuba Avant-Garde: Contemporary Cuban Art from the Farber Collection” U of Florida’s Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art
            “Art From Cuba” Oscar Niemeyer Museum. Curitiba. Brasil
            “A Traves del Espejo, Arte Cubano Hoy”. Galeria Allegro, Panama City, Panama
2006   “Layers: Collecting Cuban-American Art” University at Buffalo Art Gallery. New York
            “Tastes & Tongues”. The Spanish Cultural Center, Miami
            “Rising Stars: North Latin Americans”, Nina Menocal Gallery,  Miami
2005   “Real Space – Imaginary Space”, Praxis International Art,  New York
2004   “Erase una vez en Mexico”, Mexican Institute, Miami
            “De Ida y Vuelta”. The Spanish Cultural Center, Miami.
2003   “Paper Cut I”. ARSAtelier, Union City, New Jersey
            “Xll Muestra de Pintura y Escultura Latinoamericana”, Espacio Gallery, El Salvador
2002   “XI Muestra de Pintura y Escultura Latinoamericana”, Espacio Gallery, El Salvador
            “Reality and Figuration: The Contemporary Latin American Presence”. Boca Raton Museum of Art
1990    “Nuevas adquisiciones contemporáneas”, Museo Nacional, Havana, Cuba
1989     XX Bienal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
1988    “Sings of Transition”, Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art, New York
1987     Bienal de Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador
1986     Segunda Bienal de La Habana, Havana, Cuba
1985     Salón UNEAC. Museo Nacional, Havana, Cuba
1984     Primera Bienal de La Habana, Havana, Cuba
1983    “Encuentro Latinoamericano de Artistas Jóvenes”, Casa de la  Américas, Cuba
              Salón de Dibujo Joan Miró, Barcelona, Spain
             “Paisaje del Paisaje”, Holland, Belgium, Switzerland, Finland,Czechoslovakia, India
1982    Salón Nacional del Paisaje, Museo Nacional, Havana, Cuba

SELECTED AWARDS
1992   Medalla de Oro en Pintura, Primera Bienal del Caribe, Dominican Republic.
            Medalla de Oro por el país mejor representado, Primera Bienal del Caribe, Dominican Republic.
            Premio en Pintura del LVII Salón Nacional de Arte, Valdepeñas, Spain.
1991   Premio en Pintura, III Bienal de Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador.
1988   Premio en Pintura, Salón UNEAC, Havana, Cuba.
1984   Premio Nacional de Dibujo, Primera Bienal de La Habana, Havana, Cuba

RECENT PRESS
Whitehot Magazin Review October 2017

 

 

 

 

 

Bernard Ammerer

bernard ammerer


Interface, 2015, oil on canvas, 180 x 180 cm

 

Ammerer’s pointed and ironic titles often hint at the somber thread of disaffection that ties his works together. Interface—a six-foot-square canvas depicting a constellation of nondescript young men in jeans and t-shirts frozen mid-leap in a white void—is most notable for the palpable lack of physical and psychological interaction among its inhabitants. Fulfillment Problem—that bland euphemism from the realm of online commerce that so often signifies corporate ineptitude and consumer frustration—is paired with the image of a cloudy yellowish sky overrun with a chaotic, maze-like swarm of identical running figures lifted from a Children At Play traffic safety sign. The infantile and perpetually unsatisfying urge toward instant gratification that’s satirized here is subtly underscored by Boyhood, which presents the sad and wistful disembodied head of a child floating alone in a dark, nebulous space. It’s the only place in these works where an actual face can be seen, and its stark difference from the other canvasses hints at an irrevocable loss of naive serenity that no hoard of shiny toys, transient pleasures, or wanderlust can amend. The moral—for Ammerer’s oblivious protagonists as well as us—is perhaps best embodied in Home, with its ghostly white house at the end of a blank path in a barren field: far too often, our ill-considered quests away from ourselves in pursuit of the Next Perfect Thing leave us alone and exhausted before a hollow apparition.

Bernard Ammerer (1978) lives and works in Vienna. He graduated University für angewandte Kunst, Wien in 2010 and is the recipient of the Strabag Art Award.  Recent exhibitions include “Vorher Nachher” Galerie Frey Wien (solo), Dagong Art Museum, Qingdao (group), “Subjects” Galerie Drees, Hannover, (group) “A Better Place” Galerie Frey, Salzburg (solo), “You Choose” Berlin Art Projects, Berlin(group).

Biografie:

2003-2010 Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien bei Johanna Kandl und Wolfgang Herzig
2004    Teilnahme an der Sommerakademie für Bildende Kunst in Salzburg bei Xenia Hausner
2001     Abschluss des Studiums der Rechtswissenschaften

 Exhibitions (select) / Ausstellungen (Auswahl):

2017      „Hi(ghly) Unreal“ Galerie Frey, Wien (solo)
2016    „Interface“ 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York (solo)
2015    DAGONG Art Museum, Qingdao, China (group)
„Figur,Struktur. STRABAG Artcollection“, RLB Kunstbrücke, Tirol (group)
2014    „Figuration zwischen Traum und Wirklichkeit“,  Museum Angerlehner, Wels (group)
“Subjekt“, Galerie Robert Drees, Hannover (group)
“vorher nachher“ Galerie Frey, Wien (solo)
2013    “A better Place”, Galerie Frey, Salzburg (solo)
“Pulse Miami art fair”, Solopräsentation
2012    “State of Mind”, Galerie Frey, Wien (solo)
“ABC”, Stadtgalerie Ternitz (group)
“Preview”, Galerie Frey, Salzburg (group)
2011    “You choose”, Berlin Art Projects, Berlin (solo)
2010    “The Essence”, Künstlerhaus, Wien (group)  Diplomausstellung Universität für angewandte Kunst
2009    “Exit strategies”, Galerie Frey, Wien (solo)
First Danube Biannale, Meulensteen Art Museum, Bratislava, Slowakei (group)
2008    “7 parallel 7”, Artexpo, Museum für zeitgenössische Kunst, Bukarest (group)
“6 X 3”, Galerie Frey, Wien (group)
“The Essence”, Museum für angewandte Kunst Wien (group)
2007    “RED”, Galerie Frey, Wien (group)
Preisträgerausstellung Strabag Art Award, Strabag Kunstforum, Wien (group)
Qingdao Art Museum, Qingdao, China (group)
“move”, Strabag Kunstforum, Wien (solo)
2006    “The Essence”, Museum für angewandte Kunst Wien (group)
“Two Perspectives”, Galerie Frey, Wien (sol0)
“REAL”, Kunsthalle Krems (group)
2005    “New Perspectives”, Galerie Frey, Wien (group)
“Frisch gestrichen”, Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien (group)
“Malstrom”, Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien (group)
“Alle reden vom Wetter”, Hotel Kunsthof, Wien (group)
2004    Stadtgalerie Vienna (group)

Awards/ Auszeichnungen:  Preisträger Strabag Art Award

Susana Guerrero

susana guerrero

 

ARTIST STATEMENT
“My artwork comes from a daily experience where I create a contemporary mythology that puts on a same level the physical reality, the oneiric material of dreams, the subconscious, magic, the offering, the visible and the hidden reality that surround us.

“A reformulation of ancient mythologies that merged together become part of my artwork in conjunction with my personal experience of the sacred through mythical stories, traditions and legends, rituals, superstitions and intuitive revelations.

“The process of making the artwork it’s like a ritual; the choice of every material, the configuration of every shape, of every element, brings a poetic meaning and symbolism to the artwork. The process as exorcism, the transformation of physical pain as purification of the body and the spirit, its laceration as the offering to the miracle of life.”

 

Susana Guerrero lives and works in Elche, Spain, where she was born in 1972. With artistic scholarships of residency she has expanded her studies in Greece, Mexico and Germany. The traditional mythologies form these cultures have marked her artistic practice which is fully imbued of the spirit of their mythologies, lives with them, making them her own and expressing herself through the characters and stories that populate her works.

Guerrero’s oeuvre has been been featured internationally in galleries and major institutions, including Museum of Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia; Center for Visual Arts Development, Havana, Cuba; Museo Arte Moderno Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; Museum of Contemporary Art Guatemala; Cultural Center Spain, Miami; Instituto Cervantes, Tangier, Morocco; Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany; Kunstlerhaus, Munich, Germany; Charpa Gallery, Valencia; Deposito 14 Gallery, Madrid; Punto y Línea Gallery, Oaxaca, Mexico; Gallery Casa del Lago, Mexico; D.F. Instituto México, Spain, Madrid; Kazni Nowej, Krakow, Poland; IVAM, Valencia; MACUF, A Coruña, Spain; Villa Serena, Bologna, Italy; Planetarium Gallery, Trieste, Italy; Museo Ciudad Juárez, Mexico; Museum of Contemporary Art Ibiza, Spain; University of Manzanillo Gallery, Mexico; National Calcography, Madrid; National Autonomous University of Mexico; International Center of India, New Delhi, India.

Guerrero’s work is in private and public collections, including Kunstlerhaus, Munich, Germany; National Autonomous University of Mexico; University of Cantabria; Museum of Contemporary Spanish Engraving, Marbella.  Her most recent solo exhibitions of Guerrero include “RITO”, Tanzfakture, Cologne, Germany (2017); “Anatomy of a Myth”, Spanish Cultural Center, Miami (2017); “Anatomy of a Myth” 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York (2016); “RITO” Museum of Contemporary Art of Elche, Spain (2016); “RITO”, Museum of Contemporary Art of Alicante, Spain (2016). 

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

2012 Fine Arts PHD Miguel Hernández University, Elche, Spain
2007 D.E.A. (Advance Studies Award), Miguel Hernández University, Elche
1997 Graduated in Print at Polytechnic University in Valencia, Spain
1996 Graduated in Sculpture at Polytechnic University in Valencia
1992 1st Course of Artistic Excellence at Ceramic´s School in Manises, Valencia
1991 2º Curse at School of Fine Arts and Craftiness in Alicante

TRAINING

2008 Workshop ‘Tácticas contra la destrucción del Territorio’, runs by Eva Lootz. CAM. Alicante
Collage Workshop, “Recortar” with Sean Mackaoui, Culture´s Institute Juan Gil Albert. Alicante
2006 Workshop ‘Ceci est mon corps…ceci est mon logiciel. Orlan y la experiencia de la carne’ runs by Orlan, Cendeac Institute. Murcia, Spain
2005 Workshop of Arts’ Critic “la Consulta”. Miguel Hernández University, Elche
Workshop ‘Performance Body’, runs by Marina Abramovic, Cendeac. Murcia, Spain
2003 Workshop Arte y Naturaleza. Art Critics Association of Valencia, Alicante,
Ferrography Workshop runs by José Manuel Guillém, Institute Juan Gil Albert.  Alicante
Workshop de Experimental Graphics runs by Fernando Bellver, Fuendetodos. Zaragoza, Spain
2001 III University of Sculpture. Foundation Eduardo Capa in collaboration with Miguel Hernández University, Elche, Spain, Castle of Santa Bárbara, Alicante

FELLOWSHIP

2009 Fellowship. Project LLP-Erasmus. Accademia Belle Arti di Macerata, Italia.
2004 Fellowship from Artists Residency in Lithography at Münchner Kúnstlerhaus. Munich, Germany.
2003 Ceramic Fellowship LABORATORIO DE FORMA. Empresa Grupo Sargadelos, Cervo, Lugo.
2002 Fellowship ‘Program of Artistic Residency from Mexican Government thru Mexican Institute of International Cooperation from Foreign Affairs of Mexico, runs by Gilberto Aceves Navarro.
2000 Fellowship ‘Program of Artistic Residency from Mexican Government thru Mexican Institute of International Cooperation from Foreign Affairs of Mexico, National School of  Fine Arts, México.
1997 Fellowship PROMOE, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Centro de Extensión Taxco, Guerrero, México.
1995 Fellowship ERASMUS en la Anotati Scholi Kalin Tehnon, Atenas, Grecia.

SELECT SOLO SHOWS

2017 “RITO”, Tanzfakture, Cologne, Germany 
“Anatomy of a Myth”, Spanish Cultural Center, Miami
2016 “Anatomy of a Myth” 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York (2016),
“RITO” Museum of Contemporary Art of Elche, Spain
 “RITO”, Museum of Contemporary Art of Alicante, Spain
2013 LECHE NEGRA. MANANTIAL DE MUERTE. Las Cigarreras Contemporary Art Center, Alicante, Spain.
PARA LLAMAR A LAS FUERZAS. Punto Rojo Gallery, Granada, Spain.
A MÍLAS FUERZAS. El Tragaluz Gallery, Granada, Spain.
FESTIVAL MIRADAS DE MUJERES. Las Cigarreras Contemporary Art Center, Alicante, Spain.
2011 A MI LAS FUERZAS. El Viajero Alado Gallery, Lebrija, Sevilla, Spain.
2009 PARA LLAMAR A LAS FUERZAS. Atrio de los Bambús Gallery, Palau de la Música, Valencia, Spain.*
2008 EL ALIENTO. Fundación ARTSUR, Madrid, Spain.
2006  DIE STÄRKEE; LAS FUERZAS. Deposito 14 Gallery, Madrid, Spain.
LAS FUERZAS. Elche Contemporary Art Museum, Spain.*
2005 NO SE SI CORTARME LA CABEZA. Espacio BOP Gallery, Madrid, Spain.
LOS LEONES BLANCOS NUNCA ATACAN. Aural Gallery, Alicante, Spain.
2004 DIE STÄRKEE, Kunstlerhaus, Munich, Germany*.
¡NO ME CORTES LA CABEZA!, CAM, Elche Alicante , Spain *.
¡NO ME CORTES LA CABEZA!, Charpa Gallery, Valencia, Spain.
DE CÓMO CRECIERON LAS ESPINAS. Hotel Prince Park, Benidorm, Alicante
2003 Congress Palace of Elche, Elche, Alicante, Spain.
2002 NARICES CORTAS, CHISMES MUCHOS, CHILES SECOS, MENTIRAS BRILLOSAS. Punto y Línea Gallery, Oaxaca, México.
DE CÓMO CRECIERON LAS ESPINAS. Municipal Art Center of Mislata, Valencia, Spain.*
CÓMO TE GUSTARÍA QUE FUERA TU CAMA?. Centro 14 Gallery, Alicante, Spain.*
2001 INAUGURACIÓN. Gallery Aural. Alicante, Spain.
A MI CAMISÓN LE CRECIERON ESPINAS. Gallery Dipósit 19, Alicante, Spain.
2000 MI CAMA. Casa del Lago del Bosque de Chapultepec Gallery, México D.F.
MI CAMA EN MEZQUITE 7. Casa Borda, Taxco de Alarcón, Guerrero, México.
1999 DELICIAS 23; MI CAMA. Cultural Center Alfas del Pi, Alicante, Spain.
MI CAMA. Cultural Center C.M. de las Dehesillas, Leganés, Madrid, Spain.
1998 DELICIAS 23. Cultural Center, Casa Borda, Taxco de Alarcón, Guerrero, México.
1997 DELFOS. Cultural Center U.D.E.S. de  B.B.A.A. Atenas, Greek.
1996 MI CAMA. Gallery Tintorera, Jávea, Valencia, Spain.

 

SELECT GROUP SHOWS

2016 ART SOUTHAMPTON 2016. 532 Thomas Jaeckel Gallery, New York.
BIENAL DEL DISEÑO DE LA HABANA, Havana, Cuba.*
ART NEW YORK CONTEXT FAIR, 2016. 532 Thomas Jaeckel Gallery, New York.
PÓRTATE BIEN. Fábrica del Arte Cubano, Havana, Cuba.*
MADRID DOS GENERACIONES Y MEDIA. Gallery Odalys, Madrid, Spain.
ES – + ES – – ES + + ES +. Foundation Frax, el Albir, Alicante, Spain.
2015 EUSEBIO SEMPERE EN LA CASA BARDÍN. HOMENAJE. Casa Bardín, Institute of Culture Juan Gil Albert, Alicante, Spain.*
ARTE CISORIA. Casa Bardín, Institute of Culture Juan Gil Albert, Alicante, Spain.*
2014 DES DE DINS. ART CONTEMPORANI DES D´ALACANT. Museum of Alicante University (MUA), Spain.*
ARTE CISORIA. Art Center Gallery Taller d´Ivars de Benissa, Spain.*
REVELACIONES. Container Art, Sevilla, Spain.
ARTE CISORIA. Archeologic and History Museum of Elche (MAHE), Elche, Spain.*
TRAZAS. Art Cultural Center of El Carmen, Valencia, Spain.*
MULIER, MULIERIS. VIII CONVOCATORIA DE ARTES PLÁSTICAS, Museum of Alicante University, Spain.*
2013 IMAGINACIÓN Y DESEO. Rector Gallery of Miguel Hernández University at Elche, Spain.*
MULIER, MULIERIS. VII CONVOCATORIA DE ARTES PLÁSTICAS, Museum of Alicante University, Spain.*
2012 IN FRAGANTI. ESPACIO TRAZA, Alicante, Spain.
CONVOCATORIA DE ARTES PLÁSTICAS Y FOTOGRAFÍA 2012. Alicante City Hall, Spain.*
2011 CARTOGRAFÍAS DE LA CREATIVIDAD. 100% VALENCIANOS. Center of Development of Visuals Arts de La Habana, Cuba.*
2010 CARTOGRAFÍAS DE LA CREATIVIDAD. 100% VALENCIANOS. Modern Art Museum of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.*
EFEMMERAS. Cervantes Institute at Tanger, Marroco.*
MEMORIA PERCIBIDA. Contemporary Art Museum of Guatemala.*
I BIENAL DE ARTE PÚBLICO de Navacerrada, Madrid, Spain.*
XXXIII PREMIO BANCAJA DE PINTURA, ESCULTURA Y ARTE DIGITAL. City Hall Museum, Madrid, Spain.
FM3. México Institute in Spain, Madrid, Spain.*
WHEN IMAGES…BECOME OBJECTS. Arte y Naturaleza Gallery, Madrid, Spain.
MIEJSCA PRZEKLETE, MIEJSCA SWIETE. Kazni Nowej, Cracovia, Polonia.
9ª BIENAL DE LA HABANA. Luz y Oficios Gallery, Havana, Cuba.
ESTAMPA 2005. Artsur Art Fair, Madrid, Spain.
ART FAIRE. Depósito 14 Gallery. Colonia, Germany.
VALENCIA IN MOMENTO. Villa Serena, Bolonia, Italy.
EL GRUPO, Gallery of Technical Superior School of Nautica, Santander, Spain.*
CORPOMODAMENTE. Planetario Gallery, Serre di Villa Rivoltella, Trieste, Italy.*
XX CONCURSO DE DISEÑO GRÁFICO, CARNAVAL 2006. San Vicente del Raspeig cultural Center, Alicante, Spain *.
PREMIO NACIONAL DE GRABADO MARBELLA 2004. Foundation Spanish Contemporary Print Museum of Marbella, Spain.
PREMIO NACIONAL DE GRABADO MARBELLA 2003. Foundation Spanish Contemporary Print Museum of Marbella, Spain.
AGUA. Museo el Chamizal, Juárez City, Mexico
2003 ROT ROSTIG ROT. Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany.
2002 FUERA DE REGISTRO. Oaxaca, Mexico.
UNA GOTA DE AGUA. Manzanillo University Gallery, México.*
DES DE L´ALTRA RIBA. Contemporary Art Museum of Ibiza, Spain.*
11 MUJERES, 11 MIRADAS. Rigoberta Menchú, Leganés, Madrid, Spain.
IX PREMIO NACIONAL DE GRABADO Y ARTE GRÁFICO. National Chalcography, Fine Art Royal Academy  of San Fernando, Madrid, Spain/ National Chalcography Gallery, Madrid, / Pontevedra Museum/ Extremeño and Ibero-american Contemporary Art Museum, Badajoz/ Iglesia de las Francesas, Valladolid, Spain.*
PREMIO NACIONAL DE GRABADO MARBELLA 2001. Spanish Contemporary Print Museum of Marbella, Spain.*
VI BIENNAL INTERNACIONAL DE GRAVAT JOSEP DE RIBERA. Xàtiva cultural Center, Valencia, Spain*.
PREMIO INTERNACIONAL ELISA DE ESCULTURA. Palau Albert, Barcelona, Spain.
2000 ENCUENTROS DE ARTE CONTEMPORÁNEO 2000. Museum of Contemporary Art at Elche, Alicante, Spain.*
DI-VERSO. Museo Del Fuego Nuevo, Iztapalapa, Mexico D.F.
XIII JORNADAS ALARCONIANAS .Casa Borda, Taxco de Alarcón. Guerrero, Mexico.*
X ANIVERSARIO, MUSEO VIRREINAL, Casa Humboldt, Taxco. Guerrero, Mexico.
ARTE. Tixtla, Guerrero, Mexico.
CERTAMEN DE PINTURA SALVADOR SORIA- VILA DE BENISSA 2000. Cultural Center at Benissa, Spain *.
TODOS AL ARTE. Theater Mª Luisa Ocampo, Chilpancingo, Guerrero, México.
II PREMIO NAVARRA. Navarra Museum.*
POR MI RAZA HABLARÁ EL ESPÍRITU, Taxco Cultural Center, Autonomic Nacional University of Mexico.*
LA LUNA PUDO DETENERSE AL FIN. Homage to Federico García Lorca, International Center of India, Nueva Delhi, India. Installation and video (‘cada ver vivo’).*
II BIENAL DE ESCULTURA VILA DE MISLATA. Mislata Cultural Center Gallery, Valencia, Spain *.

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AWARDS / SELECTIONS

2013 Selected. MULIER, MULIERIS. VII CONVOCATORIA DE ARTES PLÁSTICAS, Museum of Alicante University, Spain.*
2012 Acquisition. Fine Arts Contest 2012. Alicante City Hall, Spain.
Selected. MULIER, MULIERIS. VI CONVOCATORIA DE ARTES PLÁSTICAS, Museum of Alicante University, Spain.*
2011 Selected. XXXVII PREMIO BANCAJA DE PINTURA, ESCULTURA Y ARTE DIGITAL2011. Valencia, Spain.*
Selected. MULIER, MULIERIS. V CONVOCATORIA DE ARTES PLÁSTICAS, Museum of Alicante University, Spain.*
Selected MIRADAS desde la Fotografía: ARQUITECTURA ALICANTINA. Alicante Institute of Culture Juan Gil-Albert, Spain.
Selected. Fine Arts Contest 2011. Alicante City Hall, Spain.
2010 Selected. MULIER, MULIERIS. IV CONVOCATORIA DE ARTES PLÁSTICAS, Museum of Alicante University, Spain.*
2009 Selected. MULIER, MULIERIS. III CONVOCATORIA DE ARTES PLÁSTICAS, Museum of Alicante University, Spain.*
Selected. CORPÓREA. REPRESENTACIONES DEL CUERPO EN LA CONTEMPORANEIDAD. , Museum of Alicante University, Spain.*
2008 Acquisition. Certamen Galería 2007 Fine Arts Contest. Miguel Hernández University, Elche, Alicante, Spain.
Selected. I BIENAL DE ARTE PÚBLICO de Navacerrada, Madrid, Spain.*
2007 Selected. . Fine Arts Contest 2007. Alicante City Hall, Spain.
2006 Selected.  IX Mostra Internacional Unión Fenosa, Spain.
Selected.  XXXIII Premio Bancaja de Pintura, Escultura y Arte Digital, Spain.
2005 Finalist. ‘5 Award ARTIFICE de Pintura sobre papel’, Loja, Granada, Spain.
2003 Selected. Gallery Edgar Neville. Season 2004/2005. Valencia, Spain.
‘Premio CORZON’, Print National Award Marbella 2003, Foundation Spanish Contemporary Print Museum of Marbella, Spain.
2002 Award ´El Catalejo Gallery’. National Print Award Marbella 2001, Foundation Spanish Contemporary Print Museum of Marbella, Spain.
2001 Selected. Fine Arts Contest ‘Propuestas’, Centro 14 Gallery, Alicante, Spain.
Finalist. ‘International Award of Sculpture Elisa’, Barcelona, Spain.
Accésit. Hogueras Experimentales 2001. Alicante, Spain
Selected.’Propuestas artísticas para la sala de exposiciones’. Mislata, Valencia, Spain.
2000 Finalist. ‘Premio de Escultura Fray Luis de León’, Plasencia. Spain
Selected en el ‘Certamen de Jóvenes Creadores’ del Instituto Juan Gil Albert, Alicante, Spain.
1999 Acquisition de la obra en la ‘Convocatoria de Artes Plásticas 1999’, Alicante City Hall, Spain.
Selected. ‘II Premio Navarra de Escultura’. Pamplona, Navarra, Spain.
Selected. ‘Certamen de pintura puerto de la Luz’. Art Center La Regenta, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain.
1998 Selected. LXI CONCURSO NACIONAL DE PLATERÍA. Virreinal Museum, Taxco de Alarcón, Guerrero, México
1997 First Award. ‘National Sculpture Contest Villa de Leganés 1997’, Leganés.  Madrid, Spain (public sculpture)
Acquisition. ’Convocatoria de Artes Plásticas 1997’.  Alicante, Spain.
Selected. ‘XXIV Premio Bancaja de Pintura y Escultura’. Valencia, Spain.
Selected. ‘VII  Bienal de Escultura de Mislata”, Mislata. Valencia, Spain.
1995 Mention of Honor. ‘VI Premio de Artes Plásticas de Viguer’. Valencia, Spain
1994 Mention of Honor. ’V Premio de Artes Plásticas de Viguer’. Valencia, Spain.

COLLECCIONS

Kunstlerhaus, Múnich, Germany.
Instituto Mexicano de Cooperación Internacional, México.
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
City Hall of Alicante, Spain.
City Hall of Leganés, Madrid, Spain.
City Hall of Elche, Alicante, Spain.
Instituto de Cultura Juan Gil Albert, Alicante, Spain.
Universidad de Cantabria, Spain.
Foundation Spanish Contemporary Print Museum of Marbella, Spain.
Universidad Miguel Hernández, Elche, Spain.
Palau de la Música. Valencia, Spain.

LECTURES

2010 Printing workshop. University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
Lecture. University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
Workshop La pantalla serigráfica como un lienzo: la técnica de la pantalla abierta. Miguel Hernández University. Altea, Spain.
2009 Lecture. Accademia Belle Arti di Macerata, Italy.
2008 Lecture at I.S.A. (Higher Institute of Art) Habana, Cuba.
2007 Printing workshop. University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
2002 Workshop. Exposición ¿cómo te gustaría que fuera tu cama?. Centro 14 Gallery, Alicante.
2000 Workshop ‘la Conceptualización en el Arte’. Instituto de Cultura de Morelos, Morelense Arts Center, Cuernavaca, México.

PUBLIC SCULPTURES

‘La cama de José’. Sculpture Museum of Leganés City, Madrid, Spain.

José Angel Vincench

josé angel vincench

 

 

“I suggest, perhaps absurdly, that Vincench’s idiosyncratic constructions are symbolic self-portraits—highly personal expressive assertions of his individuality, both as an abstract artist and autonomous individual, in subliminal defiance of a tightly controlled society and authoritarian ideology. In On the Spiritual in Art Kandinsky held idiosyncrasy in high esteem, arguing that it was a sign of genuine, unique personality. However ironically, Vincench is a spiritual artist in a materialistic society, all the more ironically because he uses the most socially valuable as well as spiritually significant of all materials to make his art.” — Donald Kuspit, from a forthcoming essay on Vincench

José Angel Vincench was born in 1973, in Holguín, Cuba.  He completed his arts studies in Havana’s Instituto Superior de Arte (ISA), and lives and works in Havana.  

COLLECTIONS 
UBS Art Collection, New York
Pizzuti Collection. Columbus, OH
Colección CIFO, Miami
Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum, Lafayette, Louisiana
Galerie MAM, Douala, Cameroon
Axis Contemporary Art, Calgary, Canada
Colección Chris von Christierson, London 
Colección Alina Pedroso. New York
Colección Estrella Brodsky, New York

Private collections in the US, Spain, Switzerland, Germany, South Africa, Cameroon, Israel, Austria, Argentina, Ecuador, México, Canada and France.

SELECT SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016 The Weight of Words, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York
2015 Cuestión de tiempo, Antonio Vidal – José Vincench, Galería Acacia, Havana
2011 Vincench Vs Vincench, Galería Virginia Miller, Miami
          La luz y la oscuridad, Havana Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
2007 Lo que te puedo decir, Galería 23 y 12, Havana
          Rogación de cabeza, Casa Iberoamericana, Holguín
          Behind the abstract, Axis Contemporary Art, Calgary, Canada
2006 Realidades mágicas, Havana Gallery, Zurich
2005 Una imagen vale más que mil palabras, Intervención en la casa del artista, Havana
2003 Una cosa lleva a la otra, Galería Habana, Havana
2002 Freezing Memories, dpm arte contemporáneo, Guayaquil, Ecuador
2001 J. A. Vincench, MAM Gallery, Douala, Camerún
2000 Ni es lo mismo ni es igual, Galería Habana, Havana
         Desde el interior de la tierra, Havana Gallery, Zurich
         Desde el interior de la tierra, Centro Cultural de España, Havana
1998 Obsesiones. Hacer de lo privado lo público, Centro Wifredo Lam, Habana
1997 Acerca de lo privado y lo público, Centro de Desarrollo de las Artes Visuales, Havana
1996 Trabajo reciente. Raúl Cordero (fotografías) / José Ángel Vincench (instalaciones), Galería 23 y 12, Havana
1992 Deconstrucción, Centro de Arte, Holguín

SELECT GROUP SHOWS 
2015 Context Art Miami, 532 Thomas Jaeckel Gallery, New York
2014 Hacerse el Chino, Havana Gallery, Zurich
2013 Puente, Helen Day Art Center, Vermont
          The Silent Shout: Voices in Cuban Abstraction / El grito silencioso: Voces en la abstracción cubana, Virginia Miller Gallery
          New Acquisitions. Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum, Lafayette, Louisiana
          Waiting for the Idols to fall, The 8th Floor, New York
2012 Message from La Habana: Six Contemporary Cuban Artists. Zane Bennett Gallery, Santa Fe, Nuevo México
          Bienal de Liverpool, UK
          11 Bienal de la Habana, Havana
2011 Cuban Visions. Metropolitan Pavillon, New York.
          Art Bo. Bogotá. Colombia
          Siniestros. Galeria Habana. Havana
          Rastros. Galería Ecoh. México.
          Ya sé leer. Texto e Imagen en el Arte Latinoamericano. Centro Wifredo Lam
2010 The Von Christierson Collection. Without Mask. Johanesgurg Art Gallery
2009 Libros y grabados de artistas cubanos 1985-2008. Exhibition Itinerary: Grolier Club of Manhattan, NY
          Charlotte and Philip Hanes Gallery, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
          Robert Hull Fleming Museum, Burlington, VT
          Latino Arts, Inc, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
          XX Años no son nada. Centro de Desarrollo de las Artes Visuales, Havana
          Mama’s little girl, Art Basel, Miam
          Fuerte es el morro, who I am?. Aglutinador-laboratorio, Cuba
          Cathryn Griffith & J.A.Vincench, Obra reciente. Maqueta de Miramar, Colateral a la 10 Bienal de la Havana, Cuba
          Perra subasta. Aglutinador-laboratorio, Cuba
          10 años de Havana Gallery, Zurich
2008 Surrounded by water, Boston University Art Gallery
          Isla in Continente. Bienal del Istmo Centroamericano, Galería Nacional de Arte, Tegucigalpa, Honduras
          ¡¡Curadores, go home!!, Espacio Aglutinador, Cuba
          Visiones desde una isla. Arte contemporáneo de Cuba. Espacio Arte Actual, FLACSO, Quito, Ecuador
          Cuba: Artists Experience Their Country. Hunterdon Museum of Art, New York
          Terapia de grupo. Galería Fernando Pradilla, Madrid
2007 Domesticación. Espacio Aglutinador, Cuba
          Espacios multiplicados. Centro de Desarrollo de las Artes Visuales, Cuba
          Killing time Exit Art – New York. May-August
          Monstruos devoradores de energía. Casa América, Madrid
          Monstruos devoradores de energía. Gran Palais de Paris, France
          Devoradores de energía. Trienal Bosiva, Milán, Italy
          Beyond boundaries. FourbyFive, Gallery of photography, Calgary
2006  Waiting List (Lista de espera) Tiempo y Proceso en el Arte Cubano Contemporáneo
           Mestna Galerita. Ljubljana – Slovenia. December
           Sombras que solo yo veo, Galería L, Havana
           Manual de Instrucciones, Cencrem, Colateral a la 9 Bienal de La Havana
2005 4to Salón de Arte Contemporáneo. Centro de Desarrollo de las Artes Plásticas, Havana
2004 50×70, Havana Gallery. Zurich
          Just on time, Galería Habana. Havana
          Barro América, 5ta edición. San Felipe, Venezuela
          Cuba hoy, Galería entre aguas. Madrid
2003 Anden 10, Universidad Católica de Ecuador. Ecuador / Centro de Desarrollo de las Artes Visuales, Havana
         4 Artistas Holguineros, Havana Gallery. Zurich
         Doble Seducción. (Videos a la carta), Sala Amadís del Injuve. Madrid, España / Centro Cultural de España, Havana
         Maneras de inventarse una sonrisa, Centro de Desarrollo de las Artes Visuales, Havana
         Octava Bienal de la Habana. Havana
2002 Dak’ ART Biennale de L’art Africain Contemporain. Senegal
          From a Black Hole, Son Space, Pals. Girona, España / Christian Dam Gallery. Copenhague
          El museo crece, Museo de Bellas Artes. La Havana, Cuba
2001 Visiones y transgresiones, Galería Nacional Museo de los niños. Costa Rica
          Arte Cubano, Entre el lienzo y el papel, Sala Miro, sede de la UNESCO. Paris, France
         Arte Contemporáneo Cubano, Centro Cultural Metropolitano. Quito, Ecuador
         Fotografía Contemporánea Cubana, Fototeca de Cuba. Havana
         ABC-CUBA Gráfica Contemporánea, Galería Habana, Havana
         III Salón de Arte Contemporáneo, Centro de Desarrollo de las Artes Visuales, Havana
2000 Una mano… y las dos?, Centro de Desarrollo de las Artes Visuales, Havana
          Mitos en el Caribe, Galería Haydee Santamaría, Havana
1999 La huella múltiple, Centro de Desarrollo de las Artes Visuales, Havana
          Mind the gap, APT Studios. London, UK
           Trabajando Pa’l Ingle, Concourse Gallery, Barbican Centre. London, UK
           While Cuba Waits: Art in the Nineties, Track 16. Santa Mónica, Los Angeles
          Temporal Visions, Fordsburg Artists’ Studios. Johannesburg, South Africa
1998 Nuevos y sinceros, Centro de Desarrollo de las Artes Visuales, Havana
          La  imagen y el laberinto, Spain
          La fuerza viene de todos, Centro de Desarrollo de las Artes Visuales, Havana
         Trabajo reciente, Havana Gallery. Zurich, Switzerland
          Maferefún Cuba, The Metropolitan Pavillon Gallery. USA
         Dibujo, Havana Gallery. Zurich
         II Salón de Arte Contemporáneo Cubano, Centro de Desarrollo de las Artes Visuales, Havana
1997 Los que ya no están, Centro de Arte. Holguín
          Arte Contemporáneo del Caribe y Suecia, Galería Latinoamericana. Havana / Galería Mar Blanco, Switzerland
          El ocultamiento de las almas, Centro de Desarrollo de las Artes Visuales, Havana
          Pinturas del silencio, Galería La Acacia. Havana
         Trabajo por cuenta propia, Universidad de La Habana. Havana
         Feria de Arte de Guadalajara. Guadalajara, México
         V Salón de Dibujo de Santo Domingo. Santo Domingo, DR
         El arte que no cesa, Centro Wilfredo Lam. Havana
1996 Las otras escripturas, Galería Luz y Oficios. Havana
          Proyecto Río Almendares: ni fresa ni chocolate, Centro Nacional de Conservación, Restauración y Museología. La Havana
Los héroes de la plástica cubana, Galería San Antonio Abad. Islas Canarias, España
Giro de tuerca, Taller de Serigrafía. Havana
1995 El Rápido, Galería ISA. Havana
Arte Abstracto Cubano, Galería Habana. Havana
La idea pura, Galería Teodoro Ramos. Havana
Salón Juan Francisco Elso, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes. Havana
Pinturas del silencio, Centro de Arte. Holguín
Salón de Arte Contemporáneo Cubano, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana
El oficio del arte, Centro de Desarrollo de las Artes Visuales, Havana
1994 No valen guayabas verdes, Galería ISA, Havana
Salón de la Ciudad de Dibujo, Centro de Artes Plásticas y Diseño. Havana
1992 Todos abstractos, Centro de Arte. Holguín

AWARDS

1998 Mención especial V Salón de Dibujo de Santo Domingo, República Dominicana.

1995 II Premio I Salón de Arte Contemporáneo Cubano. Museo de Bellas Artes, La Havana.

1994 I Premio Salón de la Ciudad de Dibujo. Centro de Artes Plásticas y Diseño, La Havana.

AUCTIONS AND ART FAIR 

2015 Context-Art Miami, Thomas Jaeckel (532) Gallery New York
2013 Art Pulse, New York. Galeria La Acacia.
2011 Art Bo, Colombia.
2007 Subasta de Juannio, Ciudad de Guatemala.
2006 Art Americas Fair, Bourbon-Lally Gallery. Miami, USA.
2005 Toronto International Art Fair, Galería Servando. Canadá.
2004 Off the Main, Bourbon-Lally Gallery. New York, USA.
Art Bassel. Havana Gallery. Zurich, Suiza.
2003 Scope Art Fair, Bourbon-Lally Gallery. Miami, USA.
Feria de Arco. Madrid, España.
Subasta Habana, Club Habana. La Havana, Cuba.
2002 Subasta online, Museo del Ron. La Havana, Cuba.
2000 International Young Art 2000. Tel Aviv, Israel / Chicago, USA / Vienna, Austria.
1999 Art Paris, Galeria Habana. Carrousel del Louvre. Paris, Francia.
1998 Feria de Arco. Madrid, España.
1997 Feria de Arco. Madrid, España.

RESIDENCES 

APT Studios. Londres, Inglaterra. (Marzo-mayo 1999)

Fordsburg Artists’ Studios. Johannesburgo, Sudáfrica. (Julio-septiembre 1999)

Cuban Artists Found. New York, 2004

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Alvarez, Lupe. Arte Abstracto Cubano. Galería Habana, febrero 1995 (Inédito).

Alvarez, Lupe. En catálogo La imagen y el laberinto, 1998.

Alvarez, Lupe. En catálogo While Cuba Waits: Art in the Nineties, 1999.

Arce, Yissel / Rodríguez, Ania. La otra mirada al culto. En revista Unión, julio-septiembre, 1999.

De la Nuez, Rubén. De la telaraña al pulgar. Gaceta No. 3, mayo-junio 1997.

Espinosa, Magaly. El espacio de lo cotidiano y el sabor del etnos: Estudios Culturales Latinoamericanos en la producción simbólica  de lo “diferente”. En Revista Arte Cubano, No 3, 2000.

Espinosa, Magaly. La crítica a la perturbación humana. En Revista Revolución y Cultura,  2000.

González-Mora, Magda Ileana. Obsesiones. En Revista Arte Cubano. 1/1999.

Hernández Erena. ¿Alivio o perturbación? (Inédito).

Hernández, Orlando. …hasta donde puedas. En catálogo Trabajando Pa’l Inglé, Barbican Centre, Londres, mayo 1999.

De la Hoz, Pedro. Un salón sin pasos perdidos. En Revista Arte Cubano, Enero 1996.

Martínez Bárbaro. Las palabras y los objetos. En catálogo Trabajo Reciente, julio 1996.

Pascual, Omar. La huella simbólica: (de) re-construcción y vaciado en J. A. Vincench. Septiembre 1995 (Inédito)

Pascual, Omar / Martínez, Bárbaro. Las ficciones verdaderas. En catálogo Trabajos Recientes, julio 1996.

Power, Kevin. En catálogo While Cuba Waits: Art in the Nineties, 1999.

Romeu Vivian. ¿Un signo que nunca miente? (inédito)

Romeu Vivian. Apuntes para una monografía. José A. Vincench. Revista Arte Cubano No. 2, 1999.

Romeu Vivian. La prudencia, estrategia para un triunfo. Revista Revolución y Cultura, La Habana, diciembre, 1998.

Romeu Vivian.  Pretextos estéticos para reflexionar sobre el compromiso estético-político del artista contemporáneo. Revista Afuera, Agosto 2009.

Block, Holly. En catálogo, ART CUBA. The New Generation, 2001.

Noceda, José Manuel. Más allá de la liturgia. En catálogo J.A.Vincench (1995-2002), 2003.

Noceda, José Manuel. Más allá de la liturgia. Revista de arte y pensamiento. Número especial Atlántica 41-42.

 

You Tube & Google. José Angel Vincench Barrera.

 

 

 

Piers Secunda

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Piers Secunda was born in London, 1976, and lives and works in London and New York.  He studied painting at Chelsea College of Art in London.  Secunda has developed a studio practice using paint in a sculptural manner, rejecting the limitations imposed by the canvas. His intensive research based work, split into distinctly separate groups, explores the driving forces of both passive and aggressive human needs: examining the effects of violent geopolitics on both people and culture, by moulding bullet and bomb damage from war zones and the sites of historic conflicts, to make works.  And recording energy history using crude oil as a printing medium, to examine post industrial revolution developments, both cultural and technological, which define our world today.

Secunda’s aim in life as an artist is to make records of the time in which he lives. Making a record of the violent attempts by ISIS (the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria) to erase our collective cultural heritage in the Middle East is a matter of real importance and urgency to him. For this reason he traveled to the front line of the war against ISIS in Iraq in 2015 to cast ISIS bullet holes.

“Occasionally a moment occurs in which it is worth taking the risk to travel to a dangerous place. This was one such moment.”

In Art Historical terms, Secunda’s work reminds of Picasso’s “Guernica” and Goya’s “Los Desastres de la Guerra” but in a Postmodern minimalist way.

1995-1998 BA Painting, Chelsea College Of Art, London

1994-1995 Foundation, Surrey Institute Of Art, Farnham

2017                ISIS Bullet Hole Paintings. 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York (Solo)

2016                Pergamon Works. New York University, New York (Solo show)

2016                 Engines and Panoramas. Bermondsey Project Space, London. (Solo show +Catalogue)

2015                 Raw: Word And Image. Space 776, Brooklyn, New York

2015                 Community Hospital. WhyWhyArt. Shanghai

2015                 Tribeca Film Festival. Spring Studios, New York (work donated as best documentary award)

2015                 Archived Oil. David Krut Projects, New York. (Solo show)

2014                 The Rise Of Oil. Jessica Carlisle Gallery, London. (Solo show)

2014                 The Social Bases of Abstraction. UpDown Gallery, Ramsgate. Curated by Ben Weidel Kaufmann

2014                 Art Asia in London Fair. Guus Roell Fine Art, Maastricht

2014                 War Stories. William Holman Gallery, NYC. Curated by Anthony Haden-Guest

2014                 Art14. UpDown Gallery, Olympia, London

2013                 One. UpDown Gallery, Ramsgate

2013                 Winter Exhibition. Small Works Gallery, Brisbane, Australia

2013                 Piers Secunda: A Retrospective. UpDown Gallery, Ramsgate (Retrospective show +Catalogue)

2013                 Taliban Paintings. Kuub Kulture Space, Utrecht, Holland. (Solo show)

2013                 W-A-R. Jacob’s Island Gallery, London

2013                 Let Me Introduce… UpDown Gallery, Ramsgate

2012                 Black Gold. Vegas Gallery, London

2012                 The Materiality of Paint. Fine Art Society, London

2012                 Taliban Bullet Holes. Small Works Brisbane, Australia (Solo show)

2012                 Piers Secunda. Kuub Kulture Space, Utrecht, Holland (Solo show)

2012                 L&M Arts. Hong Kong Fair

2012                 Taliban Bullet Holes. YK Art, Moganshan Rd, Shanghai (Solo show)

2012                 Paradox, The Limits of Liberty. Castrum Peregrini, Amsterdam

2012                 No One To Hear You Scream. Saamlung Gallery, Hong Kong

2012                 Immortal Nature. Edel Assanti, London. Curated by Gordon Cheung

2011                 Taliban Reliefs and Crude Oil Silkscreens. Aubin Gallery, London (Solo show). (Catalogue)

2011                 Signal8. Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong

2011                 The Great Alonso. Primo Alonso Gallery, London

2011                 The Nature of change: Hybridity and Mutation. HRL Contemporary, London (Catalogue)

2011                 Equisite Corpse. Zero Ten Gallery, London

2010                 The City Folding Out. Yong Kang Lu Art, Shanghai

2010                 Uber Collision: Epic Fail. Idea Generation, London

2010                 The Earth Draws It. Zero10 Gallery, London (Solo show)

2010                 Mob Remedies. Gallery Primo Alonso, London

2010                 Fakirs. Island6, Shanghai, China

2009                 Tate The Biscuit. Shoreditch Town Hall, London

2009                 Piers Secunda. Island 6, Shanghai, China

2009                 Paperview. John Jones, London (curated by Danny Rolph)

2008                 The Future Can Wait: New London School, (Catalogue) Truman Brewery, London

2008                 Mashups. DACS, London

2008                 Counterpoint, British Sculpture Now and Then. Robin Katz Fine Art, London (with Anthony Caro. Eduardo Paolozzi,       Conrad Shawcross, Barbara Hepworth etc.)

2008                 Space Now. Space, London. (with Yinka Shonibare, Mark Wallinger, Saskia Olde Wolbers, Hew Locke etc.)

2008                 Superscope. Lounge Gallery, London

2007                 Piers Secunda, Paint Assemblages. Nettie Horn Gallery, London (Solo show)

2007                 The Lucifer Effect. Gallery Primo Alonso, London (with Gordon Cheung, Boo Ritson, Anne Hardy etc)

2007                 Noel Forster and Piers Secunda: Paintings and Constructions. The University Of The Arts (Catalogue)

2005                 Secret. Royal College of Art, London

2005                 The Gentle Art of Making Enemies (Catalogue)

2005                 Salon Show. Hollow Gallery, London.

2005                 Yabadabadoo. Cell Project Space, London.

2003                 Paint In 2003. Century Gallery, London. (Catalogue)

2003                 10 Selected Works. Vogue House, Conde Nast, London.

2002                 Kiosk. The Kiosk Project, London.

2000                 Paint! Tivoli Arts Co-Op, Tivoli, New York.

1998                 The Temporary Museum. (with Chris Ofili, Gavin Turk, Peter Blake, Richard Long, Bob and Roberta Smith and Cornelia          Parker, London). (Catalogue)

1996                    Roll On-Roll Off. exhibition inside a Double Deck Bus, touring art museums, London.

1995                 August Exhibition. Sotheby’s, London.

1994                 Nicholas Thorp Gallery, London.

ARTICLES, REVIEWS, ESSAYS, RADIO BROADCASTS 

2012                 Vreihijd Magazine (Holland) Shot Into Paint, Catherine Somze

2012                 Randian Magazine, No One To Hear You Scream, Christopher Moore

2012                 Lust And Found magazine, Piers Secunda, January 2012.

2011                 The National, (UAE newspaper) Artist Puts Crude Oil To Use To Explore Materials History, Ben East 7th December 2011

2011                 Phaidon website, Piers Secunda’s Art Attack, November 2011

2011                 FX Magazine, Taliban Bullet Holes. Anna Lewis

2011                 Resonance FM, Taliban Bullet Holes, Half hour discussion broadcast on FM Radio in London, November 2011

2011                 The Independent, Piers Secunda’s Taliban Relief Paintings, 15th November

2011                 Six Pillars, discussion of the Taliban works. LBC FM radio, London

2011                 Time Out Magazine, Hybrids. 3rd March publication

2010                 The Independent, Anti Design, Daisy Bowie-Sell 21st September

2010                 Real Magazine, Design week and Art, November/December edition

2010                 Last FM, Uber Collision Epic Fail, 18th September 2010

2009                 CN Review, Fakirs, Kai Pan, published 4th January 2010

2008                 ID magazine, Mashups, Nate Lowman

2008                 The Future Can Wait: New London School, (Catalogue)

2008                 The London Paper, Mashups, August 19

2008                 Houston Press “Paydirt: Thames Mudlarks”, Troy Schulze (work illustrated)

2008                 Art Monthly “Superscope”, Cherry Smyth, March

2008                 Time Out “Rainbow Straightener” Martin Coomer
2008                 The Guardian Guide “Rainbow Straightener”
2007                 Fash’ N Riot May 2007 Edition (work Illustrated)

2007                 Jack Wakefield, Paint Sculpture (press release)

2007                 Martin Holman, Piers Secunda: No Tub To A Whale…(catalogue essay)

2007                 David Ryan, Noel Forster and Piers Secunda Paintings and Constructions (catalogue)

2003                 Dr. Tom Learner, Head Conservator, Tate. Modern Paint (catalogue)

2002                 James Bainbridge, Mobile Art, Guardian (work illustrated)

 

COLLECTIONS

The University For The Arts (Chelsea College Of Art)

Aquest International, New York

The Weston Collection

Findlay Asset Management, New York

Howard Corporation, New York

Gottesman Collection, New York

Moore and Moore Arts

The Museum of Photography, University of Southern California.

McWilliams Collection, Santa Barbara, California

Borsetti Architecture, New York

Katz Fine Art, London

Dr. Michael Jacobs, New York

Sid Bass Collection, Texas
Guy Merison Collection, New York

Russel Toone, London

Ng Family Collection, London

Private Collections in the UK and US

Elio Rodriguez

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Elio Rodriguez was born in 1966, and lives and works in Spain.  His practice is engaged with the system of judgments about a person, a culture or phenomenon.  Tapping the prism of Caribbean popular culture, its underlying humor and clichés formed about the culture, he builds witty and sensual works that seemingly incarnate that reality, and subtly and continuously question it.  The ambivalence of genres is key to understanding the essence of his work. Rodriguez conceives a game of illusions with the viewer using the language of form and surface — and ultimately reveals traces of doubt in the identity of a concept or an image.  His practice encompasses painting, installations, sculptures, prints, ceramics, and soft sculpture interacting with chosen objects, his  style referring to marks of Caribbean popular craftwork.

In 1994, he completed his arts studies at Havana’s Higher Institute of Art (ISA).  He has been awarded Art Residencies at Hutchins Institute, Harvard University, at Mattress Factory Art Museum, Pittsburg, and given lectures at Harvard University, NYU, and Swarthmore College.  His artwork has been displayed in several solo and group shows around the world. He is in public collections such as National Arts Museum, Cuba; Jersey City State University; Foundation AMBA, Brazil; Hainaut City Hall, Belgium; Peggy Crafitz Collection; Center For Cuban Studies, New York; Von Christierson Collection, London; Shelley & Donald Rubin Collection, New York; W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research, Harvard University.

RESIDENCIES
2015 Visiting Fellow Hutchins Center, Harvard, Cambridge, MA, USA
2010 Artist in Residency Mattress Factory Art Museum, Pittsburgh, PA
2003 Artist in Residency. El Museo Diego Rivera & Francisco Oller, Buffalo, NY
2002 Guest Professor. Tufts University, Medford, MA
Guest Artis, Ceramic Workshop, Harvard University, Boston

COLLECTIONS
Museo Nacional de Artes, Cuba
Jersey City State University
Foundation AMBA, Brazil
Hainaut City Hall, Belgium
Museo del Humor, San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba
Bratton Gallery, New York
Southside Gallery, Oxford, MS 
La Boheme Fine arts Gallery, Miami
Cinque Gallery, New York
Center for Cuban Studies, New York
Arte y Naturaleza, Madrid, Spain
Peggy Crafitz Collection, Washington DC
Chris Von Christierson Collection, London
Shelley and Donald Rubin Collection, New York
W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research, Harvard University, MA

SELECT SOLO SHOWS
2017 Factoria, Havana, Cuba
2016 Puzzled, Jaeckel Gallery New York City
2015. Presión Contenida, Charpa Gallery, Valencia, Spain
2014 Corridas y Venidas, Breese Little Gallery, London, UK
2012 Cannival / Carnival, Elio Rodríguez and Douglas Pérez. Bresse Little Gallery, London, UK
          Selva en las Paredes. Pumps Project, Las Cigarreras, Alicante, Spain
2009 Ceiba Negra Contemporary Art Center L ́Escorxador, Elche, Alicante, Spain
2007 Remakes Frick Fine Arts Gallery. University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
2006 Elio Rodríguez/Mayra Alpizar, Cervantes Institute, London, UK
          Ceiba (with artist Susana Guerrero) IX Havana Biennial. Provincial Center of Art Gallery, Havana, Cuba
2005 Remakes Gallery 23 y 12, Havana, Cuba
2003 Quilts & co. Open Studio, VII Havana Biennial. Casa Gaia, Teniente Rey # 157, H. Vieja, Havana, Cuba
2001 El Macho: Made in Cuba El Museo Diego Rivera & Francisco Oller, Buffalo, NY
2000 Vogue Ludwig Foundation of Cuba, Havana, Cuba.
          Elio Rodríguez UNEAC/ Nicolás Guillén Foundation, Havana, Cuba
          Elio Rodríguez/René Peña Galerie Winance-Sabre, Tournai, Belgium 1999 Mulatisímas “La Casona” Gallery, FCBC, Havana, Cuba
1997 La Gran Salsa “23 y 12” Gallery, VI Havana Biennial Havana, Cuba.
1996 Las Perlas de tu Boca Gallery Serigraphy Workshop, Havana, Cuba.
1995 Paladares Alternative Gallery “Espacio Estudio”, Havana, Cuba
          Paladares Student Union Gallery, Jersey City State University
1994 Tropical Gallery House of Young Creator, V Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba.
          Recent Works Arts Space Gallery, Jersey City State University
1993 Morboutopías Center for Development of Visual Arts, Havana, Cuba.
1991 El Macho Centro Provincial de Arte, Havana, Cuba.
         ¿Mami, qué será lo que quiere el negro? Art Faculty Gallery, Havana University, Havana, Cuba

LECTURES
Harvard University, Thompson Room, Barker Center, Cambridge, MA, USA (Feb 2015)
Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research, Harvard University, MA, EUA (feb. 2012) New York University, New York (oct, 2010)
CUNY. Graduate Center. New York University, NYC. USA. (Nov. 2007)
Connecticut University, Hartford, Connecticut. USA. (Oct. 2007/Oct. 2010)
Pittsburgh University, Pittsburgh. USA. (Oct. 2007/Oct 2010)
Centro Provincial de Artes Plásticas y Diseño, Habana, Cuba (March. 1997)
Centre of Development of Visual Arts, Havana City, Cuba (Sept. 1998)
Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. (Oct. 2001)
University at Buffalo, State University of New York, USA (Nov. 2001/Oct. 2002/Nov 2007)
Hunter College, New York, NY, USA (Sept. 1995)
Rutgers State University, Newark, NJ. USA. (March. 1996)
Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ, USA (1995/96/97/2000/2002)
Mississippi University, Oxford, MS, USA (1998)
Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, USA. (Oct. 2001)
Sumei Interdisciplinary Arts Center, Newark, NJ, USA (1995/1996)
Arts University “Miguel Hernández”, Altea, Alicante, Spain. (Oct. 2005)

 

SELECT GROUP SHOWS

2015 En Voz Alta Thomas Jaeckel Gallery, New York
          Bodegón Fabrica de Arte Cubano, Havana, Cuba
          Drapetomania Cooper Gallery, Cambridge, MA
2014 Iconografias de la Desobediencia Punto Gallery, Valencia, Spain
         Manipulación Mediática en el Arte Cubano Contemporaneo Center of Development of Visual Arts, Havana, Cuba
         Drapetomania Diáspora Museum, San Francisco, LA
         Consonantes. Serigrafías del Taller Christian Walter Fundacion Antonio Gala, Cordova,
        Drapetomania The 8th Floor Gallery, New York
2013 Citizens of the World. Cuba in Queens. Queens Museum, New York
          Drapetomania. Center of Development of Visual Arts, Havana, Cuba
          Drapetomania. Art Provincial Center, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba.
2012 El Deporte, Derecho del Arte (parte I) Gallery Espacio Abierto, Havana, Cuba
         Queloides. Race and Racism in Cuban Contemporary Art W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research,          Harvard University, MA
2011 Ya se Leer Wifredo Lam Center, Havana, Cuba
         Cuban Gold. Contemporary Cuban Prints London Print Studio, London, United Kingdom.
         Queloides. Race and Racism in Cuban Contemporary Art 8th Floor Gallery, NYC
2010 Without Masks Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
         Queloides. Race and Racism in Cuban Contemporary Art Mattress Factory Art Museum, Pittsburgh, PA
2009 Queloides. Race and Racism in Cuban Contemporary Art Centro Wifredo Lam, Havana, Cuba
          X Bienal de la Habana. Genero (Trans)Genero y los Degenerados. Centro Cultural Bertold Berth. Havana, Cuba

 

Danny Rolph

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Danny Rolph Cambridge 2017 Mixed Media On Triplewall 100 X 100 Cms
Cambridge, 2017, Mixed Media On Triplewall, 100 X 100 cm



Danny Rolph, born 1967, lives and works in London.  Rolph’s triplewall and canvas paintings construct their grammar of signs through material engagement and unprincipled investigations into the history of the ‘pictorial’. Driven by a unique approach to color he consistently produces compositions with attitude and visual dexterity.

His forthcoming solo show at 532gallery is planned for May 2018.  Other recent solo exhibitions include “Painted on the sky,” Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston (2016) “Recollection”, 532gallery, New York (2015), “Paradiso,” Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston (2014), “Atelier”, E.S.A.D, Valence, France (2013). Rolph’s work is in many private and public collections including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York and Tate gallery, London as well as the Duke and Duchess of Westminster.  He recently completed a large installation for Facebook HQ.

EDUCATION

1991 – 93   Royal College of Art, MA Painting
1988 – 91   Winchester School of Art, BA (Hons) Fine Art

 

SELECTED AWARDS

2011   Sovereign European Art Prize (nominated)
2009   Visiting Professor in Fine Art, Bucks New University
2009   Visiting Fellow, University of Southampton
2007   Hamlyn Award (nominated)
2001   London Arts: Visual Arts Award
1998   Rome Scholar, British School at Rome
1994 – 96   Delfina Trust Award
1992   John Minton Travel Award

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015                ‘Recollection’, Jaeckel Gallery New York, USA

2014   ‘Paradiso’, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, USA
2013   ‘ESAD atelier’, ESAD, Grenoble, Valence, France
2012   ‘Duke of Burgundy’, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, USA
‘Kissing balloons in the jungle’, Poppy Sebire Gallery, London
2011   ‘Ten minutes from now’, Eden Rock Gallery, St.Barts, Caribbean
2010   ‘Multiverse’, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, USA
‘Brasilia’, Koraalberg Gallery , Antwerp, Belgium
‘Automatic Shoes’, Poppy Sebire Gallery, London
‘VOLTA 6’, New York, USA
2009   ‘Simultaneous Dreams’, AR/Contemporary, Milan, Italy
‘Accelerator’, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, USA
2008   ‘Jackson’, AR/Contemporary, Milan, Italy
2007   ‘Happenstance’ AR/Contemporary, Milan, Italy
‘Singularity’ Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, USA
2006   ‘There is no such thing as pure’, Hales Gallery, London
‘Hinterland’, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, USA
2005   ‘Obstraction’, AR/Contemporary, Milan, Italy
‘Rutherford’, Newlyn Art Gallery, Cornwall
2002   ‘Locations’, Chapter, Cardiff
2001   ‘Famous Italians’, Hales Gallery, London
1999   ‘YK’, Mark, Oxo Tower, London
1996   ‘FOCUS’, Paton Gallery, London
1995   Cultural Instructions, London

COLLECTIONS

FaceBook, London
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Tate Gallery, London
British Consulate, Rome
Coopers & Lybrand, London
Simmons & Simmons, London
Jerry Speyer, New York, USA
Michael A.Ross, New York
British Airways
Goldman Sachs
Khodr Collection, Beirut
Time Warner
Pearson
Unilever
Dresdner Bank
Thompson Knight, Dallas

PUBLICATIONS (SELECTED)

2012   ‘Mile Marker’, Barbara Davis catalogue
2011   ‘The Future can wait’, Catalogue
2010   ‘Summer Show 2010’, Royal Academy Catalogue
2009   ‘Fate and Freewill’, Contemporary Art Space, Catalogue, text by Martin Holman
‘Summer Show’, Royal Academy catalogue
‘Reconstructing the old house’, Catalogue, text by Dave Ryan
2008   ‘Superstratum’, Catalogue, text by John Chilver
‘Singularity’, Catalogue, text by Martin Holman
2007   ‘Happenstance’, Monograph, text by Martin Holman
2006   ‘Miser & Now’, Summer issue, Quarterly magazine
2005   ‘Rutherford’, Newlyn Art Gallery, Catalogue
‘Obstraction’, AR/ Contemporary, Catalogue
2004   ‘New British Painting’, Catalogue
2003   ‘The Bold and the Beautiful’, Catalogue
2001   ‘Giardino’, Catalogue
T.I.Group collection, Catalogue

 


Diana Copperwhite

diana copperwhite

Diana Copperwhite’s work stems from an idiosyncratic practice that embraces the temporal nature of painting practice. This encompasses working with large-scale wall installations, large canvases and an ongoing interest in the human portrait.  Born 1969 in Limerick, she studied at the Limerick School of Art and Design from 1987-92, received a BA in painting at the National college of Art and Design, Dublin and went on to do an MFA at the Winchester School of Art and Design, Barcelona.  Copperwhite is engaged with a sustained conceptual exploration of memory and abstraction. Using identifiable subjects, and sometimes drawing on media images, she plays with light and color to create slightly unreal dreamlike and transitory compositions. The mood of her work is generally lyrical, creating an air of ambiguity of memories transformed in the unceasing passage of time.  In a most unique capacity, she works over recognizable images, working and reworking their surface and adding rich layers, so that objects are transported in an entirely new direction into a fluid visual quality of being remembered or reimagined in singular vibrant ways.

Her work is in public collections, including Irish Museum of Modern Art; Arts Council of Ireland; Limerick City Gallery of Art; Office of Public Works; Contemporary Irish Art Society; Mariehamn Stadbiblioteque, Aland, Finland; International Red Cross Netherlands — and private collections in the US, Australia and Europe.  She has exhibited widely, including in London, Dublin, Tokyo, Sydney, Amsterdam, Barcelona, New York. France and Amsterdam.  Copperwhite was awarded the AIB Art Prize in 2007, which resulted in a major monograph and touring exhibition of her work.  Her recent publication Fake New World was published to coincide with a wall drawing and recent exhibition at the RHA Gallery Dublin, it features a recent biography written by Gail Levin. Her work is held in many important public collections including the Office of Public Works, the Irish Museum of Modern Art, the Arts Council of Ireland, Limerick City Gallery of Art, as well as private collections in Ireland, across Europe and in the United States.  She was a resident artist at the Josef Albers Foundation Connecticut (2012).  She was a finalist in the Guasch Coranty Fundacio Painting Prize, Centre Cultural Metropolita Tecia Sala, Barcelona (2008) and was winner of the AIB Art Prize (2007).  Diana Copperwhite, born 1969, lives and works in Dublin. 

EDUCATION

1999-2000 Winchester School of Art and Design, Barcelona, MA European Fine Art
1992-94 National College of Art & Design, BA Hons painting
1987-92 Limerick School of Art & Design, NCEA Diploma Painting

SELECT SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017 Crooked Orbit, Kevin Kavanagh, Dublin
2016 Depend on the Morning Sun 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York
2014 Shadowland 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York
2013 Loose Ends, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York
2013 Solo Booth at VOLTA  New York, Kevin Kavanagh, Dublin
2011 An Island from the day before, Kevin Kavanagh, Dublin 2009 perfect near miss, Kevin Kavanagh, Dublin
2011 Eclipse of a title, Highlanes Municipal Art Gallery, Drogheda
2008 Eclipse of a title, Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris, eclipse of a title, West Cork Arts Centre
2007 BLIND SPOT, Limerick City Art Gallery * 2006 In a certain light, Kevin Kavanagh , Dublin * 2005 Midnight, Kevin Kavanagh, Dublin
2001 Galleri Kakelhallen, Aland, Finland *
2000 Panorama Gallery, Winchester School of Art, Barcelona
1998 Rubicon Gallery, Dublin
1996 Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2014 Two Person show with Danny Rolph, Kevin Kavanagh, Dublin
2012 Into the Light, The Arts Council-60 Years of Supporting the Arts
Crawford Art Gallery, Cork*
Anna Bjerger, Diana Copperwhite and Oliver Comerford, Kevin Kavanagh, Dublin
Painting Now, Ron Mandos, Amsterdam
Making Familiar; Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin, curated by James Merrigan and
Group show and Symposium: Temple Bar Gallery
Askeaton Contemporary Arts, Temporary public Art Commission*
The Mind was Dreaming, the world was its Dream, Diana Copperwhite, Michael Kalmbach & Hiraki Sawa, Curated by Jacqui McIntosh, Solstice Art Centre, Navan, Ireland *

2011 The Fold, Visual Centre for Contemporary Art, Carlow*
New Works Visiting Artists, Graphic Studio Gallery, Dublin
Graphic Studio: 50 Years in Dublin, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin *

2010 Collecting the New: Recent Acquisitions to the IMMA Collection, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin Regarding Painting, Kevin Kavanagh, Dublin
The Marianbad Palace, Haroon Mirza, Diana Copperwhite, Laura Buckley, Jorge de la Garza, Alicja Kwade and Ian Monroe, Highlanes Gallery and Driochead Arts Centre, Drogheda Arts Festival,
curated by Jacqui McIntosh
Abundance, Limerick City Gallery of Art

2009 Above the Fold, Kevin Kavanagh, Dublin
Alchimie – Multiples – Papiers, Françoise Besson, Lyon, curated by Michael Woolworth, Lyon Biennale * Visiting Artists, Graphic Studio Gallery
To Have & Have Not, curated by Gemma Tipton, Kinsale Arts Week, Cork *

2008 Group Therapy, Kevin Kavanagh, Dublin
Winter Salon, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin
International Painting Prize, Guasch Coranty Fundacio, Tecla Sala, Barcelona *

2007 Presence, Limerick City Gallery of Art
The Big Store, curated by Alan Butler & Rayne Booth, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin. Group show, curated by Martin Gale Fenton Gallery, Cork
Invited artist, RHA Annual Exhibition, Gallagher Gallery, Dublin *

2006 Other Visions, curated by Aidan Dunne, Art Critic, The Irish Times, Purdy Hicks Gallery, London

2005 A Moment In Time, Temple Bar Gallery
Reality Show, curated by Gemma Tipton, Siamsa Tíre, Tralee
Group Show, From the Liberties to Parramatta, University of Western Sydney, Australia

2000 Aqui/alli, Can Felipe, Poblenou Barcelona

1998 E+va, Exhibition of Visual Art, curated by Jeanne Greenberg, Limerick City Gallery of Art * Fantastic Overload, Rubicon Gallery Dublin

Julie Langsam

julie langsam

Julie Langsam is a painter whose works examines the legacy of modernism within the context of the 21st century. Langsam has had numerous exhibitions, including a solo museum show at MOCA Cleveland; is the recipient of the Pollock-Krasner Foundation Award; and is represented in corporate collections throughout the United States such as the Progressive Corporation, the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and B&F Capital Markets, among others.

Recent solo exhibitions include: Gallery Thomas Jaeckel in NYC; Richard & Dolly Maass Gallery, SUNY Purchase, Purchase, NY; Reykjavik Art Gallery in Reykjavik, Iceland; and Espai 8 in Barcelona, Spain. Other solo exhibitions include Frederieke Taylor Gallery; Michael Steinberg Fine Art; and Clementine Gallery, all in New York City. Group exhibitions include the Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY; CCA Andratx in Mallorca, Spain; Caren Golden Fine Art, NYC; Edward Tyler Nahem Fine Art, NYC; Fondation Mona Bismarck, Paris, France; and the Drawing Center, NYC.

She has been written about in the New York Times; Art in America; Dwell Magazine; The Plain Dealer; BOMB Magazine; The New Jersey Star Ledger; NY Arts International; Artnet and ArtCritical.

Among Langsam’s other activities, she is curator of such exhibitions as Color as Structure at Frederieke Taylor Gallery in NYC and The Big Bang at SPACES Gallery in Cleveland, OH. She is co-curator of the exhibitions Arte Povera American Style: Funk, Play, Poetry & Labor (CIA); It’s A Wonderful Life: Psychodrama in Contemporary Painting; House Case Study Cleveland; and Artist’s For A New Era (SPACES).

Langsam is the former Motto Endowed Chair and Head of Painting at the Cleveland Institute of Art. She is currently Assistant Professor of Visual Arts at Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University.

EDUCATION

1985 Queens College, CUNY, MFA
1983-84 Pratt Institute, Graduate Fine Arts Program 1983 Purchase College, SUNY, BFA

COLLECTIONS

New York Health & Hospitals Corporation The Cleveland Clinic
Progressive Insurance
Reader’s Digest
B&F Capital Markets
Numerous Private Collections

GRANTS/ FELLOWSHIPS/AWARDS

Joseph F. Motto Endowed Chair, Cleveland Institute of Art, 2007-2009
Faculty Development Award, Cleveland Institute of Art, 2007
Northern Ohio Live Award for Excellence in Arts Programming, Kacalieff Lecture Series, 2006 Faculty Development Award, Cleveland Institute of Art, 2007
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, 1994
Teaching Fellowship, Queens College, 1984-85

SELECT SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014 Julie Langsam: Revisiting Paradise, Richard & Dolly Maass Gallery, SUNY Purchase, Purchase, NY (essay/brochure)
2013 Julie Langsam: Now(here), 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York, NY
2013  Buildings & Blueprints, Espai 8, Barcelona, Spain
2012 Floor Plan Prototypes, Reykjavik Art Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland
2008 Of Other Spaces, Frederieke Taylor Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue)
2005 From Here to Modernity, Michael Steinberg Fine Art, New York, NY
2002 Julie Langsam: House Paintings, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art/MOCA Cleveland, Cleveland, OH
1999 Recent Work, Acme Art Co., Columbus, OH
1997 Julie Langsam, Clementine Gallery, New York, NY
1993 Recent Work, Brownson Art Gallery, Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY 1991 Julie Langsam: Recent Work, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Rutherford, NJ

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Paper Jam 2014, Neuberger Museum, Purchase, NY
Higher Learning, curated by Danielle Tegeder, Lehman College Art Department, Bronx, NY
2013 Hold the Wall, curated by Dan Tranberg, The Galleries at CSU, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio
Oblique Strategies, curated by Emmy Mikelson, Peter Fingesten Gallery, Pace University, New York, NY 2012 Dirt Tongue, CCA Andratx, Andratx, Mallorca, Spain
2011 Put Up or Shut Up, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art Benefit Show, Robert Miller Gallery, New York, NY
2010 Paper Jam 2, Neuberger Museum, Purchase, NY
Tenth Anniversary Invitational Part II, curated by Beth Rudin de Woody, Frederieke Taylor Gallery, New York, NY
Chautauqua: A Continuum of Creativity, Denise Bibro Fine Art, New York, NY 2009 Social Structures, Art Gallery, Cleveland Clinic
2009 Social Structures, Art Gallery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
Future Tense: Reshaping the Landscape, curated by Dede Young, Neuberger Museum, Purchase, NY
2007 A House Is Not A Home, curated by Beth de Woody, Caren Golden Fine Art, New York
Michael Steinberg Fine Art, New York, NY
Momenta Art Benefit Show, White Columns, New York, NY
2006 Heaven Is A Place Where Nothing Ever Happens…Charlotte Becket & Julie Langsam, Heights Arts, Cleveland Heights, OH
Process & Promise, curated by Amei Wallach, Milton J. Weill Art Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue) Dreaming Of A More Better Future, curated by Stuart Horodner & Saul Ostrow,Reinberger Galleries, Cleveland, OH
T-Zone, curated by Peter Dudek, SmackMellon, Brooklyn, NY2004 In Polytechnicolor, Michael Steinberg Fine Art, New York, NY Spring Show, Edward Tyler Nahem Fine Art, New York, NY Drawing Faculties, Tri-C Galleries West, Cleveland, OH
2003 Group Exhibition, Institut Franco-Americain, Rennes, France, traveled to Espace Melanie, Riec Sur Belon, Brittany, France, Fondation Mona Bismarck, Paris, France
2002 25th Anniversary Exhibition, The Drawing Center, New York, NY Five, Superior (An Exhibition Space), Cleveland, OH
Out of Place, The Cleveland Foundation, Cleveland, OH
2000 Space Invaders, Clementine Gallery, New York, NY
1998 Julie Langsam, Annabeth Rosen, University Gallery of Fine Art, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
1996 This Ain’t Phony!!!, Art Initiatives, New York, NY
The Jack or Jill Show, Fourth World, Art Without Walls, New York, NY Momenta Art Benefit Show, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, NY Momenta Art Benefit Show, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
Gotcha!, curated by Odili Donald Odita, Acme Art Co., Columbus, OH
1995 Works for a Funhouse, ES Vandam Gallery, New York, NY
Gotcha!, curated by Odili Donald Odita, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
1994 Split Image, Westminster Gallery, Bloomfield College, Bloomfield, NJ Organic Transgressions, Rome Art Center, Rome, NY
1991 Fabricant, Langsam, McGiff & Wright, curated by Robert Berlind, Visual Arts Gallery, Purchase College, Purchase, NY 1987 Selections 35, The Drawing Center, New York, NY

ARTIST’S WRITINGS

2007 Langsam, Julie, catalogue essay, The Big Bang, curated by Julie Langsam, The Cleveland Institute of Art 2004 Cohen, Joanne, & Langsam, Julie, catalogue essay, It’s A Wonderful Life: Psychodrama In Contemporary
Painting, curated by Joanne Cohen & Julie Langsam, SPACES
2002 Langsam, Julie, catalogue essay, Arte Povera American Style: Funk, Play, Poetry & Labor, curated by Julie Langsam & Bruce Checefsky, The Cleveland Institute of Art

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Hilmarsdottir, Lara, “Faest vith byggingarlist landslag og haleita fegurth,” Morgunbladid, 25 July, 2012 Tocci, Elora; “Impossibililty of Perfection…” The Chautauquan Daily, July 29, 2011
Gilmore, Jonathan; “Reviews; Julie Langsam at Frederieke Taylor”, Art in America, March, 2009 Carrier, David; “Pic of the Day” Artcritical.com, Dec 8, 2008

Ostrow, Saul; “Interview w/ Julie Langsam”, Julie Langsam: Of Other Spaces (catalogue) 2008
Carrier, David; “Julie Langsam’s Architectural Surrealism”, Julie Langsam: Of Other Spaces (catalogue) 2008
Genocchio, Ben; Today’s Landscape’s, Tomorrow’s Dystopia, NY Times, June 1, 2008
ArtWorks, Cameron, Dan; Lewis, Toby; Morrison, Tony, DAP, 2007
The Collector As Curator:Beth Rudin DeWoody , Saatchi Gallery Online, www.saatchi-gallery.co.uk/quick- critique/index.php?show_id=The+Collector+as+Curator–Beth+Rudin+DeWoody&
Process & Promise, curated by Toni Greenbaum, Edward Lebow,Margaret Matthews-Berenson & Amei Wallach, Milton J. Weill Art Gallery, NYC, full color catalogue
Henderson, Stephen, “Out of the Shadows” House Beautiful, February, 2005
Johnson, Ken, “Weekend Arts”, The New York Times, Dec 2, 2005
Utter, Doug, “Lonely At the Top” The Plain Dealer, October 28, 2005
George, Ben; Jones, Jeff, P., “From the Editors”, Fugue, University of Idaho, Summer 2005, Vol. 29
Keats, Jonathan, “The Art of Architecture” Dwell, September, 2003
Ostrow, Saul, “Julie Langsam” Bomb, Spring, 2003
Mansour, Judith, “Bring In the Funk”, Cleveland Magazine, Dec 2002
Bracken-Sparks, Amy, “Mélange, American Style” Northern Ohio Live, Nov 2002
Litt, Steven, “Art: House Plans…”, The Plain Dealer, Nov 9, 2002
“Interview with Dee Perry” Applause, WVIZ-TV & WCPN, aired Nov.14,16,17,2002
Litt, Steven, “Exhibits Focus on Lewis, Gehry … Unique Collaboration”, The Plain Dealer, Oct 6, 2002
Tranberg, Dan, “House: Case Study Cleveland” The Plain Dealer, June 5, 2002
Kalm, James, “ Reviews: Space Invaders @ Clementine”, NY Arts International , Feb 2000
Litt, Steven, “Gallery Reviews” , The Plain Dealer, Nov 24, 1998
“Interview with Dee Perry”, Around Noon, WCPN, aired Nov 25,1997, Cleveland, OH
Dailey, Meghan, “Stephen DiCillo & Julie Langsam @ Clementine Gallery, NY”, Art Net Magazine, Feb, 1997
Schoenfeld, Alissa, “Julie Langsam at Clementine Gallery” Critical Review, Jan 1997
Gallery Beat, episode# 016, aired Jan 18, 1997, New York, NY
The New York Times, Dec 22, 1996, reproduction- Arts & Leisure Guide
Litt, Steven, “Art Review”, The Plain Dealer, Nov 14, 1996
Gallery Beat, episode # 002, aired May 26, 1996, New York, NY
Davis,Caren, “Portrayals of Women” Brooklyn Woman, July 1996
“Acme Leaps Into February” Columbus Alive, Jan 31- Feb 6, 1996
Jacques, Geoffrey, “Gotcha! Momenta Art” Cover Magazine,Vol.10, No.1 Holidays, 1996
Gallery Beat episode #79, aired Sept 18, 1995, New York, NY
Chapman, Frances, “Momenta Art” Waterfront Week, Vol.5.19, Sept 21- Oct 4, 1995
Watkins, Eileen, “Art” New Jersey Star Ledger, March 22, 1991

 

Nadja Verena Marcin

Nadja Verena Marcin


 

Born in Würzburg, Germany

Living and working in New York and Nordrhine-Westphalia

Nadja Verena Marcin is a performance and media artist who focuses on human behavior, elemental emotions and psychological responses linked to role-playing through video, performance and photography. Inflated by playful, vigorous images, poetical texts, and handmade props, her work exposes ambiguities depicting the constructive/deconstructive potential of man’s characteristic, often dialectic behavior. Marcin confronts elemental emotions and unleashes psychological mechanism, exposing truths about morals, history, gender and politics inherent in Western culture.

 

EDUCATION

2010 MFA, Visual Arts, Columbia University, New York, USA

2008 Independent Studies with John Bock, Berlin, Germany

2007 Diploma with honors, Visual Arts, Academy of Fine Arts, Münster, Germany

 

COLLECTIONS

MONA Collection, public collection, National Museum, Poznan, Poland

Kunststiftung Sparkasse Unna, Unna, Germany

Videonale Archive, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany

Several private collections: New York, Paris, Düsseldorf, Berlin, Marl, Essen, Santa Cruz, Rheda-Wiedenbrück

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS – SOLO PERFORMANCES

2016 Cinema Pirata, SOHO 20 Gallery, Brooklyn (S)

2015 01111010 01100101 01110010 (……) Galerie Esther Donatz, Munich, Germany (S)

2014 La Mujer, GOETHE Center, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia (P)

2014 Zero Gravity, Kunstverein Unna, Unna, Germany (S)

2013 Zero Gravity, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York (S)

2013 Award for Art and Language, Kulturstiftung Sparkasse UnnaKamen, Unna, Germany (S)

2012 Action Manual Vol. I, Dortmunder Kunstverein, Dortmund, Germany, curated by Sandra Dichtl (S)

2012 Action Manual Vol. II, Orangerie at Schloss Rheda and Werkstatt Bleichhäuschen, Rheda Wiedenbrück, Germany, curated by Melanie Körkemeier (S)

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS & PERFORMANCES

2016

Deep Inside – 5th Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, Trekhgornaya Manufactory, Moscow, Russia, curated by Nadim Samman (G upcoming)

Video Shop, NADA art fair, Kunstraum LLC, New York, USA (G)

4to Festival de Performance Cimientos, Centro Patino, Cochabamba, Bolivia, kuratiert von Rodrigo Rada und Alejandra Dorado (G up.)

Transmission, Bagkeion building, in context of the Athens Biennale, Athens, Greece (G)

Embrace, Kunstraum, Brooklyn, USA, curated by Jessica Holburn (G)

2015

Le Fruit defend, Galerie du Beffroi, Namur, Belgium (G)

Narcissist Ball: In the garden of early delights, BOFFO & Paddle 8, New York (G)

Call of the Wild: Pioneers, Rebels and Heroines, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, USA (P)

GlobalDraw Project, Oude Stadsgalerij in Heerlen, Netherlands (G)

Woman. Equal and Different, Festarte Videoart Festival, Space On Art, Rome (Sc)

2014

DEW21 Kunstpreis, Museum für Kunst- und Kulturgeschichte, Dortmund, Germany (G)

BORG Biennale, Antwerp, Belgium (G)

Research/ Presentation, KIOSKO Galeria, Santa Cruz, Bolivia (S)

The Last Bruciennale, 837 Washington Street, New York, curated by BHQFU & Julian Schnabel (G)

FEARFULAWESOME – Ecstasy, death and rebirth of a male painter, TEMP Art Space, New York, curated by S.A.N.E. (G)

2013

Middle Gate Geel 13, CC de Werft, Geel, Belgium, curated by Jan Hoet (G)

Coupe de Ville 2013, WARP, Sint Niklaas, Belgium, curated by Stef van Bellingen (G)

Framing the Viewshed: Groundswell, Olana, Hudson, New York (P)

Out of Blink, Sarah Crown, New York, USA, curated by Sarah Corona (G)

Peekskill Project V, Hudson Valley Contemporary Art Center, Peekskill, USA (G)

2012

80WSE presents, 80wse Gallery/ NYU Steinhardt, New York, USA, curated by Michael Cohen (G)

TINA B. – The Prague Festival of Contemporary Art, Prague, Czech Republic (G)

Premiere of //KIDS//, ZKM- Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, Germany, curated by Peter Weibel (Sc)

Spring Show, 532 Thomas Jaeckel Gallery, New York (G)

AIVA Festival, Angelholm, Sweden, curated by Anders Weberg (Sc)

2011

German Photography Now – Emotion, Drama and Narration in the stylistic variety, Jinsun Gallery, Seoul, Korea, curated by Sun Jung Kim (G)

ART EDITION, Jinsun Gallery, Jongnogu, Seoul, Korea (G)

Queering Sex, Human Resources, Los Angeles, USA, curated by Sarvia Jasso and Kathryn Garcia (G)

The days of this society are numbered, Abrons Art Center, New York, USA, curated by Miguel Amado (G)

WE ARE: Live and let die, Nuture Art, Brooklyn, USA, curated by Guillermo Creus (G)

EPAF European Performance Art Festival, Warsaw, Poland (Sc)

2010

‘Qui Vive?’ 2nd Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Russia, curated by Karina Karaeva (G)

Short-term deviation, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, USA, curated by Jie Liang Lin and Jesse Hlebo (G)

As you like it II, Heidi Cho Gallery, New York, USA, curated by Marilyn Rosenberg (G)

SCREENING/SALON/CABARET/DISCO, ICA Philadelphia, Philadelphia, USA, curated by Sarvia Jasso (Sc)

Uncontrollable Flesh, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, USA, curated by Sarvia Jasso (Sc)

Collective Show, Participant Inc., New York, USA, curated by Sarvia Jasso and Kunstverein NY (Sc)

 

SCHOLARSHIPS-PRIZES

2016 NYFA, Fiscal Sponsoring POCAHONTAS RETURNS, New York

2015 NYFA, Fiscal Sponsoring OPHELIA, New York

2014 Residency, KIOSKO Galeria, Santa Cruz, Bolivia

2013 Production Grant, NRW Film- und Medienstiftung, Düsseldorf, Germany

2013 Stipend for Artistic Research Abroad, Ministry of Culture NRW, Düsseldorf, Germany

2013 Award for ‘Art and Language’, Kulturstiftung Sparkasse UnnaKamen, Unna, Germany

2012 Prattsville Artist residency, Art Center, Prattsville, USA

2012 Grant for ‘King Kong Theory’, Puffin Foundation, Teaneck, USA

2012 Nominated for Prize for Young Artists, Ministry of Culture NRW, Nordrhine-Westfalia, Germany

2011 DAAD Scholarship for Int. Research – New York, DAAD, Bonn, Germany

2011 Stipend for Artistic Research Abroad, Ministry of Culture NRW, Düsseldorf, Germany

2011 Deutsche Börse Residency Program, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany

2010 International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) Residency, New York

2010 Stipend for Artistic Research Abroad/ ISCP, Ministry of Culture NRW, Düsseldorf, Germany

2010 Project Fund, Art Student Council, School of the Arts, Columbia University, New York

2010 Artist Business Career Development Grant, Artworks International, New Mexico, USA

2009 Womens Voices, 1st Price, Musique a la Mode, New York

2008 MFA Stipend, Collection Falckenberg, Hamburg, Germany

2008 Merit Scholarship, Columbia University, New York

2008 Visual Arts Fellowship, Columbia University, New York

2007 Fulbright scholarship, Fulbright commission Berlin, Germany

2006 DAAD Freemover scholarship, DAAD, Bonn, Germany

2006 HESGE- School of Art and Design, residency, Geneva, Switzerland

2005 Nomination for Nordrhein- Westfalen Price for Young Artists, Münster, Germany

2004 Young Media Award, Jugendvideopreis, Dresden, Germany Karownale, Prize of the Jury, Filmfestival, Berlin, Germany

2003 DFJW scholarship, French- German youth organization, Berlin–Paris, Germany-France

Villa Arson, residency, Nice, France

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Selected Catalog (C), Booklet (B), Article (A)

2016

Arielle Bier, Young and the Restless, Berlin: Artforum (A)

Hettie Judah, “The 5th Moscow Biennale for Young Art Signals Millennials’ Deepest Anxieties – The fears are not generation-specific but this expression of them is.“, London: artnet News (A)

Nadim Samman, “5th Moscow International Biennale for Young Art”, Moscow: Moscow Museum of Modern Art (C)

Hili Perlson, “The 5th Moscow Biennale for Young Art Announces Bold List of Participants”, New York: Artnet News (A)

Martin John Callanan, 5th Moscow International Biennale for Young Art – Departure of All, London: Greyisgood (A)

V Московская международная биеннале молодого искусства объявила участников Основного проекта, Moscow: Artguide (A)

Andrew Nunes, “Finally, the Art World Gets a Bootleg Video Store”, New York: The Creator’s Project (A)

Kari Adelaide, “Highlights from NADA New York 2016”, New York: Huffington Post (A)

William J.Simmons, “10 Picks from NADA 2016”, New York: Interview Magazine (A)

Brian Boucher, “11 Booths I could hardly tear myself away from at NADA New York”, New York: Artnet News (A)

2015

Paddy Johnson, “Kunstraum by the Navy Yard”, New York: ArtFCity (A)

“Das Münchner Wochenende – Wenn die Musen durchmachen”, Munich: Süddeutsche.de – Kultur (A)

“Bilder, die bewegen- Das Festival Kino der Kunst zeigt Filme Bildender Künstler an verschiedenen Orten”, Munich: Süddeutsche.de – Kultur (A)

Kino der Kunst, Munich: EIKON Süd GmbH / KINO DER KUNST (B)

Claude Lorent, „Le fruit trop savoureux du jardin d’Eden“, Namur: La Libre Culture (A)

John A.Parks, “Universal Principles of Art: 100 Key Concepts for Understanding, Analyzing, and Practicing Art”, Beverly: Rockport Publishers (C)

2014

Lotte Allen, “Stand-In: Self & Subjectivity as Performing Artist”, Participatory Research & Social Inquiry, New York: The New School (A)

“Residentes Marcin y Roeb exponen en galería Kiosko”, Santa Cruz: El Deber (A)

Carmel Melouney, “Women’s Artwork a Focus at the Last Brucennial”, New York: Metropolis – Wall Street Journal (A)

Oscar Laluyan, “PICTURE THIS: Awesome and Nothing to Fear”, New York: Artefuse, 2014 (A)

Helga Marsala, “Un progetto del collettivo SANE da TEMP Art Space, a New York. Da Andy Hope 1930 a Björk, esplorazioni tra mitologie, conflitti e storie di ambiguità”, Milan: Artribune, 2014 (A)

Sarah Corona, “FEARFULAWESOME – Ecstasy, death and rebirth of a male painter. {TEMP} Art Space, New York”, USA/ Budva: Wallstreet International Magazine, 2014 (A)

2013

Middle Gate Geel 13, Brussels: Agora/Tempus, 2013 (C)

Coup de Ville, WARP, Sint Niklaas: WARP, 2013 (C)

Ashli Molina, “Artist Nadja Verena Marcin Travels to Florida to Recite Nietzsche in Zero Gravity”, Miami New Times, 2013 (A)

Jennifer Kabat, “The dream of the 90S: Where did all the anger go? 1993 at the New Museum”, The Weeklings, 2013 (A)

Peter Friese, “Preis für Kunst und Sprache”, Unna: Kunststiftung Sparkasse Unna, Apr 2013 (A)

Sarah Corona, “The Wonderful World of Nadja Verena Marcin“, Sarahcrown.com, 2013 (A)

2012

Katy Diamond Hamer, “80WSE presents: Annual Group Show”, Eyes-Towards-The-Dove, 2012 (A)

Tilman Abegg, “Die Gefahrensucherin”, Dortmund: Ruhrnachrichten, Nov 2012 (A)

Katharina Werneke, “Film ab für irritierende Momente”, Die Glocke, Nov 2012 (A)

Ralph Wilms, “Im Hightechbus nach Ägypten”, Marl: WAZ, Nov 2012 (A)

2.Ruhrbiennale, Duisburg: ”Aorta Kunst & Kulturverein”, Jul 2012 (C)

”Month of Performance Art”, Second Edition, Berlin: MPA-Berlin, May 2012 (C)

2011

”German Photography Now – Emotion, Drama and Narration in the stylistic variety”, Seoul: Jinsun Gallery, Oct 2011 (C)

Gail Victoria Braddock, “The days of this society are numbered”, New York: The Brooklyn Rail, Apr 2011 (A)

”WE ARE:…”, New York: Nuture Art, Jul 2011 (C)

Greta Gesenberg, “Hotel und andere Erzählungen”, The-Solo-Project, Basel: Jens Fehring Gallery, Jun 2011 (A)

”The-Solo-Project – Solo Shows by 50 Selected Galleries”, Basel: The-Solo-Project, Jun 2011 (C)

Bettina Haiss, “Über die Sprachlosigkeit”, Lost of translation, Frankfurt: Jens Fehring Gallery, Jan 2011 (A)

2010

Keith Garth, “Zines, Zombies, and Rackets: Short-Term Deviation Opens at EFA”, New York: The Faster Times, Oct 2010 (A)

”USA/MFA@Bezalel”, Tel Aviv: Bezalel Academy, Jul 2010 (C)

”‚Qui Vive?‘ 2nd Moscow International Biennale for Young Art”, Moskow: Museum of Modern Art, Jul 2010 (C)

Sarvia Jasso, ”SCREENING/SALON/CABARET/DISCO”, Philadephia: ICA, Jun 2010 (B)

Georg Elben, ”Videoperformance- Modelle der Selbstbetrachtung”, Münster: AZKM, Jan 2010 (C)

“German-born artist Nadja Marcin Wins Artist Business Career Development Grant”, ARTWORKinternational online, Santa Fe, Jan 2010 (A)

 

 

Tanja Selzer

Tanja Selzer
 

Tanja Selzer lives and works in Berlin, Germany.  Born in Idar-Oberstein, Germany, Selzer completed her studies at the University of Applied Sciences, Department of Design in Hamburg, Germany.  Her focus lies in painting. With her work, she explores the boundaries of voyeuristic situations and their social consequences.  Since 2005 her work is exhibited nationally and internationally and is part of public and private collections.  In 2008 she won the Gesellschafter art award with a special exhibition at the Art Fair 21 in Cologne. 

EDUCATION
1993-1999  University of Applied Sciences, Department of Design, Hamburg, Germany

COLLECTIONS  (selected)
Familly Schneider collection, Greieich, Germany
Rusche SØR Collection, Berlin/Oelde
Museum am Dom, Würzburg
HSH Nordbank, Hamburg
Sammlung Schirm, Berlin

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2014 Meet me in the Trees 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York
2013 Sweet Lies, Janine Bean Gallery, Berlin
2012 September 8th – October 13th, janinebeangallery, Berlin
2011 “Keine Tränen für die Kreaturen der Nacht”, janinebeangallery, Berlin
2011 “Sabotage”, art.ist Galerie, Castrop-Rauxel, Germany
2011 Galerie Mühlfeld+Stohrer, Frankfurt a. M., Germany
2010 “Gib mir dein Rot”, janinebeangallery, Berlin
2010 “Nothing Happened”, Galerie Mühlfeld+Stohrer, Frankfurt a. M.
2009 “Surface”, Verve Gallery, Berlin
2007 “New Works”, Galerie Andreas Engler, Berlin
2006 “Full Coverage”, Galerie Andreas Engler, Berlin

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2013 Schöne Landschaft – Bedrohte Natur, Landschaftsbilder aus der Collection SØR Rusche /
Kunsthalle Osnabrück / Germany
2013 Tierstücke from the Collection SØR Rusche / Abtei Liesborn Museum / Germany
2013 I Amesterdam you Berlin, St. Johannes-Evangelist-Church / Berlin / Germany
2012 “KREATUREN”, painting, photography, video and sculpture, Tanja Selzer, Sabine Wenzel, Sevrina Giard, Kerstin Grimm, janinebeangallery, Berlinz
2012 “Eros und Thanatos”, April 28th – May 26th, Collection SØR Rusche Berlin/Oelde, Baumwollspinnerei, Leipzig, Germany
2011 “SATT”, Kunstverein artmx.eV, during Lange Nacht der Museen, Cologne, Germany
2011 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York City, USA
2011 “Röhrender Hirsch”, Galerie Karin Sutter, Basel, Switzerland
2011 “HotSpot Berlin – Eine Momentaufnahme”, Georg Kolbe Museum, Berlin, featuring a benefit auction with Simon de Pury
2011 “WANTED”, janinebeangallery, Berlin
2011 “Kreaturen”, Kunstverein Lemgo, Germany
2011 “Kreaturen”, Galerie Bernau, Germany
2010 “NORDSCHAU 4 – Neue Blicke in die Kunstsammlung der HSH Nordbank”, Hamburg, Germany
2010 Café Endlager, curated by Ralf Schmerberg, Stuttgart, Germany
2009 “Idyllic Abysses”, Lucas Carrieri Gallery, Berlin
2009 “8 Years Gallery”, Galerie Mühlfeld+Stohrer, Frankfurt a. M. , Germany
2009 “NORDSCHAU 1 – Blick in die Kunstsammlung der HSH Nordbank”, Hamburg, Germany
2008 “artmx cologne vol.01”, Cologne, Germany
2008 3rd prize at the Members Art Award 2008, ART FAIR 21, Cologne, Germany
2005 “Electric Ladyland”, Umformwerk Bewag, Berlin

 

 

 

John A. Parks

John A. Parks, born 1952 in Leeds, England, is a painter who has shown widely in the US and England over the last thirty years. His work is represented in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the Royal College of Art Collection, the Museum of the Rhode Island School of Design and many private collections.  He received his M.A.(R.C.A.) in Painting from Royal College of Art, London, England (1973-76), and his B.A. in Fine Art from Hull College of Art, Hull, England (1970 – 73).

Beginning with his meticulous but lyrical realist paintings in the late seventies Parks has concentrated on themes of English life and the broader issue of the relationship between personal and national identity. A long series of delicately romantic paintings in the eighties explored the English obsession with the transformational properties of gardening and landscaping.  In the late eighties and nineties Parks shifted his attention to British public imagery where he applied a whimsical, playful and sometimes alarming painterly attack to undermine and decode some of the nation’s most preciously held icons. 
 
ln recent years Parks has been using a finger painting technique – literally painting with his fingers – to explore the imagery that occupied his imagination as a child.  Paintings of trains, hunting scenes and monuments have recently been superseded my images of schoolyards and the pursuits of boyhood – cycling, exploring, fighting and camaraderie. “The recent work is all executed from memory,” says Parks. “And in using finger painting I’m using a childish method to explore childish things. For all that, these are far from childish paintings.  I’m amazed at the rich surfaces and evocative properties of the pictures I’m able to make this way. They are starting to feel like the very stuff of memory.  I’ve never been more excited about what I’m doing.”
 
Parks is currently working on a series of Putti paintings.  “Ever since the Romans dreamed them up putti have accompanied many kinds of imagery.  Rediscovered by Renaissance painters, they appear in countless works throughout the centuries, cheerfully mirroring and often exaggerating grownup behavior. Having worked on narrative paintings for the last few years, I’ve recently been using putti because they give me the opportunity to explore human gestures and interactions in a way that is playful, sometimes bizarre and strangely universal.   Using them often feels absurd or wayward but the possibilities for invention, humor and insight into human behavior seem compelling.  Putti are also mysterious beings; in the end none of the painters who used them knew who or what they are.  Neither do I.”

 

COLLECTIONS
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Royal College of Art, London
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
Museum of the Rhode Island School of Design
Numerous private collections.

AWARDS | GRANTS
1988 National Endowment for the Arts Grant
1974 British Institute Award for Figurative Painting
1974 Scholarship to Skowhegan School of Art, Maine
1974 Fullbright Travel Grant

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2015 “In New York”, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York
2013 “Paint and Memory”, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York
2008 
Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester VT
2005 
Allan Stone Gallery, New York
2002
 Cricket Hill Gallery, New York
2002
 Paul Smith, New York
1992
 Coe Kerr Gallery, New York
1991
 Louis Newman Gallery, Beverly Hills
1990
 Coe Kerr Gallery, New York
1987 
Allan Stone Gallery, New York
1984 
Allan Stone Gallery, New York
1982 
Allan Stone Gallery, New York
1979
 Segal Gallery, Boston
1977
 Allan Stone Gallery, New York

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2011 
Made in the UK. Contemporary British Art from the Richard Brown Baker Collection, 
Museum of the Rhode Island School of      Design
2008
 Chicago International Art Fair
2007 
Art Basel Miami Beach
2006 
Art Basel Miami Beach
2006
 Armory Show, New York
2004
 “Group” Allan Stone Gallery, New York
2000 
”Forty Years” Allan Stone Gallery, New York
2000 
”New Realism” Jenkins-Johnson Gallery, San Francisco
1999
 “Landscapes” Allan Stone Gallery, New York. Exhibition including work by de Kooning, Wayne Thiebaud, Franz Kline, Richard Estes and others
1998 
”London/Paris/New York” at the Beadleston Gallery, New York. An exhibition of cityscapes including work by Monet, Pissaro, Bonnard, Stuart Davis and others
1996 
Allan Stone Gallery, New York
1995 
Allan Stone Gallery
1994 
Hollis Taggart Gallery, Washington DC
1993 
Gerold Wunderlich Gallery, New York
1988 
Chicago International Art Exposition
1987
 Duke University, Durham, NC
1983
 Kornblee Gallery, New York
1972
 Royal Academy, London

SELECTED PRESS
New York Times, 2012 Dec.14, Review of exhibition at 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel by Roberta Smith.
Passport Magazine. Winter 2005-6. Major article with reproductions.
New York Sun. June 30th 2005. Review of the exhibition at Allan Stone Gallery.
Pulse Magazine. June 2005. Interview.
American Artist. May 1992. Major article with reproductions by Jane Cottingham.
ArtSpeak. February 1984.”John Parks at Allan Stone.”
New York Times. May 30th 1982. John Russell.
Arts Magazine, September and November 1978.

 

 

Ian Hughes

ian hughes

 

Ian Hughes’ paintings probe an artistic vein in which naturalistic forms shape-shift on top of a flat color-space.  He explores the psychological and emotional link between the brain and the viscera, forming a kind of connective tissue with the viewer.  Fluid, intertwining, and semi-transparent forms exude a bodily presence while suggesting a tangle of shifting associations. Hughes seduces with sensuous textures and a luscious palette of chromatic pinks, yellows and turquoise blues modulated by pearl whites and carbon blacks.  For Hughes, the color field is a stage on which to choreograph a visual and psychological drama.

Hughes’ work has appeared in numerous group shows in New York City, including featured exhibitions at The Drawing Center (Selections 31) and a White
Room exhibit at White Columns (1991) curated by Bill Arning. In 1998, Artists’ Space featured three large Hughes paintings in an exhibition celebrating its 25th Anniversary and curated by Irving Sandler, Founder, and Claudia Gould, Director. Hughes received his B.A. in 1981 from Yale College, where he also attended the Yale Summer School of Art at Norfolk, CT, and his MFA in 1984 from Columbia University School of Art.  He was selected for a solo booth in the 2012 inaugural edition of UNTITLED: Miami, curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud.  Hughes lives and works in New York City.

EDUCATION
1986 M.F.A., Columbia University School of the Arts,
Division of Painting and Sculpture, New York, NY
1981 B.A., Yale University, New Haven, CT
1980 Yale Summer School of Art at Norfolk, Norfolk, CT
Ellen Stoeckel Battel Fellowship Recipient

SELECT EXHIBITIONS – SOLO (S) GROUP (G)
2015 Context Art Miami, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York (G)
2014 Context Art Miami, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York (G)
2014 Ian Hughes Paintings 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel New York, NY
2013 Ten Artists Adelson Galleries Boston, MA
2012 Untitled Art Fair, South Beach, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York (S)
2012 Context Art Miami, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York (G)
2012 Ian Hughes Paintings, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York (S)
2012 Art Wynwood, Miami,  532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York (G)
2011 Aqua Art Miami, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York (G)
2010 Inside Out, Ian Hughes Paintings, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York (S)
2010 Aqua, Miami,532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York (G)
2009 Paper in the Wind, curated by David Gibson, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel , New York, NY (G)
2003 New Works on Paper, Victoria Munroe Fine Art, Boston, MA
2002 25th Anniversary Exhibition, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
Watercolor: In the Abstract, conceived by Melissa Meyers, curated by Pamela Auchincloss and Alex Muse
2002 Michael C Rockefeller Arts Center Gallery, SUNY College, Fredonia, NY (G)
2002 Butler Institute of America, Youngstown, OH (G)
2002 Ben Shahn Gallery, William Patterson University, Wayne, NJ (G)
2002 Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL (G)
2001 Hyde Collection Art Museum, Glens Falls, N.Y. (G)
Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY
1999 Surfing the Surface, DFN Gallery, New York, NY
1998 Abstraction in Process, Artists Space, New York, NY; (G)
curated by Irving Sandler and Claudia Gould
1991 White Room: Paintings, White Columns Gallery, New York, NY
1991, White Columns Gallery, New York, NY
1990 Hall Walls, Albright Knox Museum, Buffalo, NY
1989 Climate ‘89, Condeso/Lawler Gallery, New York, NY
1988 Drawings, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
1985 Selections 31, The Drawing Center, New York, NY

AWARDS
1996 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship Recipient for Painting

BIBLIOGRAPH
New American Paintings, Open Studios Press, Boston, MA. March, 2005
Rose, Barbara. “Watercolor: In the Abstract.” Exhibition catalogue essay, September 2001 (color illustration)
Everett, Deborah. “Double Vision: Studio Visit with Ian Hughes.” NY Arts, September 1999, p54. (reproduction)
Johnson, Ken. “Abstraction in Process II.” The New York Times, February 6, 1998, p. E36.
Atamian, Christopher. “Abstraction in Process II.” Review, February 15, 1998.
Gibson, David. “Abstraction in Process II.” NY Arts, March-April 1998, p.17 (reproduction)
Arning, Bill. Update 1991. (exhibition catalogue) Fall, 1991.
Chaet, Bernard. The Art of Drawing (Third Edition). Holt, Rinehart, Winston, 1983, (reproductions)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tatjana Busch

tatjana busch


Tatjana Busch creates unique metal sculptures that she crushes and re-forms to display facets and folds that emerge through “guided” accidents.  The works exude a flare for the fresh and unexpected that resonates with fresh cross-narrative relationships between surface geometric patterns and the overall biomorphic configurations

AWARDS AND RESIDENCES

2010 Residence ISCP, International Studio and
2010 Curatorial Program, New York, USA
2010 Nominated: ZVAB Phoenix Art Award
2007 Hausderkunst Award, Munich
2008 Competition Award, Bavarian Garden Show, Neu Ulm

EXHIBITIONS

2013 Fusion, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York, USA
2012 Art Miami Context, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, NY, USA
2012 Intuitive Form, Municipal Art Gallery Lahr, Germany
2012 Collection Sal. Oppenheim, curated by Christine Kreuzberg, Germany
2012 Art at the Cortina, curated by 
Kat Schuetz and Stephanie Staby, Munich, Germany
2012 Gallery of Modern, Stefan Vogdt, Galleries Artists, Munic, Germany
2011 Aqua 11, Miami with 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York, USA
2011 “How ´Thinks´ Work”  Simons Foundation
 Center at Stony Brook, New York, USA
2011 Art Association, Ebersberg Intermezzo, curated by Brigitte Henninger, Munich, Germany
2011 Galerie Tanit: Form meets Minimal, curated by 
Kat Schuetz and Stephanie Staby, Munich
, Germany
2011 Monument Gallery, Objects, Jettingen, Germany
2011 Art Fair, Cologne, Gallery Pro Arte
, Germany
2011 961 Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon
2010 Intuitive Forms, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York, USA
2010 Open Studios, ISCP, International Studio and Curatorial Program, New York, USA
2009 Art Karlsruhe, Gallery Pro Arte, Germany
2009 New Art Salon, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
2009 Gallery pro arte, Objects, Freiburg
, Germany
2009 Art Fair 21, Koeln,  Gallery Pro Arte
2009 Art Association Freiburg, “das soll Kunst sein”
2009 Art Miami, Aqua Art by 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel
2009 Pop Art Pirat Gallery, Geometric Moments, Hamburg
2009 Art Karlsruhe, “One Artist Show”, Abt-Art Gallery, Stuttgart
, Germany
2009 Art meets Fashion, Schütz and Staby, nurjungekunst.de,
Praterinsel, Munich
2009 Pop Art Pirat Gallery, Hamburg
, Germany
2009 Brigitte Henninger Art, Seefeld, Germany
2008 Collectors’ Exhibition with Keith Sonnier and 
Mathias Köster, Cannes, France
2007 New Art Salon, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
2007 Bayern LB Gallery, Objects, Munich, Germany
2007 Gallery Leidel, Munich, Germany
2006 “Charging and Discharging”, 3rd Ellwang 
art exhibition, Ellwang Castle
2006 FMDK annual exhibition, Haus der Kunst, Munich, 
, Germany
2006 Technology Centre, Jennersdorf Burgenland, Austria
2005 Annual FMDK exhibition, Haus der Kunst, Munich, 
Germany
2004 Producer Gallery, Munich, 
Germany

 



Les Joynes

les joynes

 

 

Les Joynes is an American artist living and working in New York. He is a graduate of Central Saint Martins, London (B.A. Hons Fine Art, 1996); Goldsmiths, University of London (M.A. Fine Art, 1997); Musashino Art University (Masters in Fine Art, 2001); and Leeds Metropolitan University, UK (PhD, 2012). He was Japan Ministry of Education and Culture Scholar in Tokyo; Visiting Scholar in Art and Philosophy at Columbia University; CEC ArtsLink Grantee and Fulbright-Hays awardee. He serves on the College Arts Association International Committee and the Editorial Committee for ProjectAnywhere, University of Newcastle, Australia, a peer-reviewed arts research project exploring the outer limits of art and site specificity. He recently presented his work at the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, Cambridge University and convened a PhD Fine Art master-class at Chelsea College of Art, London. He is Fellow at the University of the Arts London Research Centre for Transnational Art, Identity and Nation (TrAIN).

COLLECTIONS
Private collections in the USA, Europe and Japan.

GRANTS-FELLOWSHIPS-AWARDS-RESIDENCIES
2012-2014 New York Foundation for the Arts Fiscal Sponsorship Program/ Artspire, New York (Sponsored Artist)
2012 Brazilian Ministry of Culture – exhibition of The Form Laboratory- Brazilian Museum of Sculpture.
2012 Seoul Foundation for Art & Culture – for Exhibition of The Form Laboratory-Seoul
2010 Harlem Arts Alliance, New York
2009 Edwin Austin Abbey Mural Fellow, National Academy Museum School of Art & Design, New York
2009 Artist Fellow, Bauhaus Foundation, Dessau, Germany
2009 Bauhaus Kolleg, Kulturministerium des Landes Sachsen-Anhalt Magdeburg, Germany
2008 NKD-Fellow, Nordisk Kunstnarsenter, Dalsasen – Norway, Cultural Ministry of Norway
2007 Toosneger Foundation, Dordrecht, Netherlands
2006 Artist Fellow, Nagasawa Artist Park – Awajishima, Japan
2001 Postgraduate Selection for Sculpture, Musashino Art University, Tokyo
1997-2001 MEXT Scholar, Japan (Japanese Ministry of Education and Culture), Japan
1995 King Sturge Prize, London
1995 Erasmus Scholarship, École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-arts de Paris
1993 Commendation, Central Saint Martins College of Art, London
1993 – 1994 Inner Spaces, artist-in-residence Skoki/Poznan, Poland

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2012 The Brazilian Museum of Sculpture (Museu Brasileiro de Escultura), São Paulo – Brazil (solo)
2011 Gallery 532 Thomas Jaeckel, New York (solo)
2012 Fenberger Museum, 2012, Nagano, Japan, curated by Roger McDonald
2010 University of Minnesota, Katherine Nash Gallery – curated by Clarence Morgan
2010 The Form Laboratory, Tokyo (September)
2010 The Form Laboratory, Treignac Projet, Limousin, France (solo)
2010 Museu Brasileiro de Escultura, São Paulo – Brazil, curated by Angela Ferrera
2010 Museum of Modern Art, Wales
2010 Exit 11, curated by Luc Fierens and Benoit Piret, Grand-Leez, Belgium
2010 San Diego State University, curated by Bibiana Padilla Maltos
2010 Queens Museum of Art, Partnership Gallery, New York
2010 Museum of Modern Art, Wales, United Kingdom
2009 The Form Laboratory, Chashama, New York (Collaborative project with Tom Bogaert) (solo)
2009 Ghost Trace, Form as event performances, Queenstown, Singapore (solo)
2009 Die Seits der Alpen: Hunger -Jenseits der Alpen: Durst, Pankow, Berlin Curated by Klaus Winichner
2008 Agency of Method, Akademie der Künste and Niemeier Building, Berlin
2008 Human Trace in InterBau – performance
2008 Amotgaard, “Les Joynes: Parallel Universes”, Bygstad, Norway (solo)
2008 Michael Steinberg Fine Art, “Les Joynes: Middleworlds”, New York (solo)
2007 New General Catalog, “The Guy Debord Show”, Brooklyn. Curated by Dan Levenson
2007 Peer Gallery, New York, Locations of Elsewhere, New York
2007 Sandra Bürgel Gallery, Berlin “Unsere Affekte fliegen aus dem Bereich der menschlichen Wirklichkeitheraus” Curated by Klaus Winichner
2006 South La Brea Gallery, Los Angeles, curated by Kavin Buck
2006 Romo Gallery, Atlanta
2006 CBGB Gallery, New York
2005 CTS Gallery, Photo NY, New York
2005 111 Front Street, New York, Dark Nature
2005 Natural Displacement at Mizuma Gallery/ Art Fair Tokyo
2005 Romo Gallery, Atlanta, Working Artists in Brooklyn
2005 Space Gallery, London, Les Joynes: Strange Birds and Other Curious Manifestations
2005 Spike Gallery, New York, New ’05
2005 Mizuma Gallery, Tokyo, Since 1994
2004 Triangle/Space, London, Reality Asylum
2003 Bergstübl Projekte Mitte, Berlin, Bang-Bang Berlin. Curated by Cornelia Brintzinger
2003 Gallery Pugh Pugh, Berlin, Pugh Pugh Anniversary Exhibition
2003 Albert Schweitzer spielt Johann Sebastian Bach, Berlin. Curated by Klaus Winichner
2003 Mars Gallery, Tokyo, Mars Gallery Artists
2002 Tactical Museum/ AIT, Tokyo, The Moving Exhibition. Curated by Roger McDonald
2002 Maejima Art Center, Okinawa. Curated by Roger McDonald
2001 Mizuma Gallery, Tokyo, Table Manners. Curated by Roger McDonald
2001 The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Highchair, (videoworks). Curated by Emil Goh
2001 Gallery 4a, Sydney. Curated by Emil Goh
2001 The Art Center, Art & Culture Foundation, Seoul, Korea.
2000 Nylon Gallery, London, The Raft. Curated by Klega
2000 Asahi Gallery, Tokyo, Asahi Contemporary Art 2000
2000 YongDu International Art Festival, Pusan, Korea, Strange Flowers
1999 Japan Cultural Center | Goethe Institut | Alliance Francaise
1999 Bangkok Experimental Film and Video. Curated by Project 304-Bangkok
1999 Tatsumi Orimoto, Kawasaki, The Tatami Exhibition
1999 P-House Gallery, Tokyo, Networking/ British Council UK ’98 -Tokyo
1998 Casa Gallery, Tokyo, Contemporary Ranting (solo)
1997 Espace 21, Matsuyama, Japan, All Mod Cons (solo)
1997 Milch Gallery, London, The Toolroom Salon
1997 Barbican Concourse Gallery, London, Fatman
1997 Galerie Gauche, École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-arts de Paris (solo)

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
2012 Kim, Hee-young “An Archaeology of Time: Les Joynes’ at Seoul Foundation for Art and Culture, Seoul, Korea
“Form Laboratory – Les Joynes – a Museu Brasileiro da Escultura” Guia da semana – Sao Paulo, Brazil
“Les Joynes, artista plástico americano, inaugurará a exposição Form Laboratory” (American visual artist inaugurates Form Laboratory), Société Perrier, 31 July 2012,
“Les Joynes no Mube“ Guia UOL – Sao Paulo
“O Museu Brasileiro da Escultura -MuBE recebe até o dia 27 de agosto o projeto Form Laboratory, do escultor californiano Les Joynes” Cidade de Sao Paulo, 9 August 2012
“Les Joynes traz representações de cidades para o MuBE” (Les Joynes re-represents the City of Sao Paulo at the Brazilian Museum of Sculpture), Zirrah, July, 24, 2012
“Les Joynes / Form Laboratory – totens criados pela dupla. Les Joynes/ Form Laboratory. Museu Brasileiro da Escultura. (Creating totems in shared spaces) Usina de Alegria Planetaria 5 August 2012
“Exposição transforma Mube em laboratório criativo sobre São Paulo” (The exhibition transforms the Brazilian Museum of Sculpture in São Paulo into a creative lab), Epoca (magazine) Sao Paulo, 31 July 2012
“Artista americano traz ao MuBE obras que retratam São Paulo” (American artist brings to the the Brazilian Museum of Sculpture works depicting Saint Paulo). Colunistas Vivi Mascaro – 24 July 2012
“O MuBE torna-se sede para representações de diversas cidades do mundo, a partir desta quinta-feira na mostra Form Laboratory. (The Brazilian Museum of Sculpture becomes headquarters to representations of various cities around the world, from this Thursday at the show Form Laboratory), MYSP, July 2012
Les Joynes at Brazilian Museum of Sculpture) Taste-Brazil, Cesar Giobbi, August 2012
“Form Laboratory é uma série de exposições que roda diferentes cidades, passando por museus e centros de arte, que explora culturas localizadas” (Form Laboratory is a series of exhibitions which runs different cities through museums and art centres, which explores localized cultures). Sampa – Brazil, August, 2012
Artslant, August, 2012
“Form Laboratory ganha primeira versão no Brasil” (Form Laboratory in its first iteration in Brazil). Bagarai Entretenimento › Cultura e Arte. 24 July 2012
“Exposição Form Laboratory – Les Joynes” (Television Interview with Les Joynes) Agenda TV, Brazil.
“Form Laboratory transforma objetos em esculturas: O artista californiano Les Joynes, idealizador do projeto Form Laboratory” (Form Laboratory transforms objects into sculptures: the Californian artist Les Joynes, creator of the project Form Laboratory) CGS (Magazine) Sao Paulo, Brazil, August, 7, 2012
“Form Laboratory: Projeto itinerante chega a São Paulo: O mar de objetos descartados como lixo nas cidades se transforma em arte nas mãos do artista norte-americano Les Joynes” (Nomadic project comes to Sao Paulo: the sea of discarded objects in the cities turns into art in the hands of the American artist Les Joynes) Colhera da Culture, (Magazine) 31 July 2012
“Mostra Form Laboratory ganha primeira versão no País” (Form Laboratory exhibition to exhibit in the country for the first time) BateCabeça . 24 jul. 2012 – Para Les Joynes, a capital paulista
“Documentário Les Joynes” (Television interview) Portal do Curta (portaldocurta.com/) por Thiago Lúcio Quem. August, 2012
“Documentario, Les Joynes” (Television documentary) TVO-Sao Paulo. Terça- 07/08/2012 « TVO Aug 7, 2012
Basu, Sam, Interview with Les Joynes, April 2011, Journal for VisualCulture, University of California, Irvine
2008 Ewald, Gritte, Beeldende Kunstbeelde, Rotterdam
2008 Sele, Katrine, “New work by Les Joynes”, Firda, Norway, August
Fujimori, Manami, “New York contemporary artists”, April
2007 Wee, Jason “Candy Markmaking” Art, Alternatives & Politics, May
2005 Feaster, Felicia “Something Weird Grows in Brooklyn”, July
Asseraf, Laurence “Recycled city scenes” New York Arts Magazine, April
“Urban Decay – Artistic Response to an Urban Environment”, Absolute Arts, March
2004 “Les Joynes” Commons & Sense, Tokyo, October
2003 Kujima, Yayoi “Arts Paradise,” Ryoko Tsushin Magazine, January
Savannah, Gae “Scope Art” Sculpture Magazine, December
2001 Tokyo Walker, December
McGee, John “Table Manners”, Metropolis, Tokyo December
“Table Manners” Japan Design, January
PlayGraph “Les Joynes” Tokyo
2000 Charlesworth, J.J. “The Raft”, Art Monthly, London, October
1999 Bangkok Television “Bangkok Experimental Film Festival”, July
1998 Mainichi Shimbun, Tokyo “Iru/kiru”, June
1997 NHK Television – Japan “New Contemporary Art”, February
Matsuyama Magazine, “New Body: Les Joynes”, January
Ehime Shimbun “Les Joynes: All Mod Cons”, January
professional experience and teaching
2011 Lecturing to BA Fine Arts and MA Fine Arts, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds, UK
2009 Lecturing to BA Fine Arts and MA Fine Arts, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds, UK
2009 Artist Grant Selection Panel, Harlem Arts Alliance, New York
Artist Moderator, Cue Art Foundation, New York
2009 Visiting Artist Lecture
University of California, Santa Barbara
2009 Artist Mentor, College Arts Association Conference, Los Angeles
2009 Lead Artist and Choreographer, GhostTrace, Singapore – Bauhaus Foundation and Lasalle School of the Arts
2009 Visiting Artist Lecture to BFA photography, La Salle College of Art, Singapore
2009 Visiting Artist Lecture to BFA dance, Nanyang Academy of Fine Art, Singapore
2008 Director/ choreographer, Ghost Trace, Berlin
as part of Cities of Tomorrow: Bauhaus Foundation, Dessau
2008 Artist Moderator, Art of Public Speaking, Cue Art Foundation, New York
2007 Visiting Artist Lecture, Pictura Gallery, Dordrecht, Netherlands
2000 Visiting Artist Lecture, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles
Current trends and developments in contemporary fine art in Japan
1999 – 2001 BFA and MFA critiques
Musashino Art University, Department of Sculpture
1999 Guest Panelist, Japan Foundation, Bangkok
Bangkok Film and Video Biennial” with the Japan Foundation and Alliance Francis
1998 British Council and P-House Gallery, Tokyo
Networking, Curated by Les Joynes, Klega and Konstakuten, Stockholm
Exhibition of 200 artists and their drawings.

PUBLICATIONS
2009 Trace, Soanyway, Leeds, UK
2008 Launched Artists Talk, Nordic Artists Centre, Dale, Norway
Cultural Ministry of Norway Fund
2000 Flash Art, Milan “Japanese contemporary art: Yuichi Higashionna”
1999 Art in America, Review of work of Yoshitomo Nara at Ginza Art Space, Tokyo
1999 Springerin, Vienna, Review of work of David Thorpe and Brian Griffiths

RESEARCH
“Positions of form and the formless in contemporary art production” Leeds Metropolitan University, 2012.
“Uncanny in contemporary art: Mike Kelley, Paul McCarthy, and filmmaker David Lynch”
Goldsmiths College, Written Thesis, University of London, 1997
“Evocation of the abject in contemporary art”
Central Saint Martins College of Art, Written Thesis, London 1996