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Scoli Acosta

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Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA, USA

Birth year
1973

Lives in
Los Angeles

Website

Current Exhibitions and Events
Mar, 2014 Les Horizons
La Criée centre for contemporary arts
 
Nov, 2013 Murmurs: Recent Contemporary Acquisitions
LACMA - Los Angeles County Museum of Art
 
Statement

BIOGRAPHY

Born: 1973, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Lives in Los Angeles, CA

Education:

Ultimate Akademie, Cologne, Germany, 1995-1997
Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO, 1992-1994
Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA, 1991

Exhibitions and Performances:

2009 Founded, Zoo Art Fair. London, England (solo)
Scoli Acosta, Work from the FRAC Limoges Collection, Limoges, France (solo)
Redcat Gala Fundraiser, Redcat Theater, Los Angeles, CA (decor)

2008 Big Well NADA, Miami, Florida, Galerie Laurent Godin (solo)
Bauhausian Sundance Through the Aztec Eye Fragment (with Zeek Sheck) Musee Jeu De Paume, Paris, France (performance)
From and About Place: Art from Los Angeles, CCA, Tel Aviv, Israel (group) curated by Alma Ruiz
Phantom Sightings, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA (group)
Not to Play with Dead Things, Villa Arson, Nice, France (group)
Carbon Footprint, Galerie Laurent Godin, Paris, France (solo)
Bountiful, LAXART, Los Angeles, CA (solo)

2007 Palisadenparenchym, Danese Gallery, New York,NY (group)
Viva Mexico, Zacheta Art Gallery, Warsaw, Poland (group)
rising night,lily white, Montreal Biennial
Pretty Picture LAXART, Los Angeles, CA (performance curated by Malik Gaines and Alex Segade)

2006 Imperfect Empathetic Sta, California Biennial, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
Nouvelles fabriques d’images et de sons Collection/ Prospection FRAC Limousin Limoges, France (group)
Lotissement de cimaises Villa Arson, Nice, France (group)
…day was to fall as night was to break… Daniel Reich Gallery New York, NY (solo)

2005 Follow Me a Fantasy, Arena 1 Gallery (curated by Malik Gaines), Santa Monica, CA
Big Well, LISTE, Basel, Switzerland (solo)

2004 California Earthquakes, Daniel Reich Gallery, New York, NY (group)

2003 Receptionisme, Ecole Nationale des Beaux Arts, Lyon, France (performance)
Rassemblage, Gaite Lyrique, Paris, France (performance)
Kulturhaupstadt, Ultimate Akademie, Cologne, Germany (performance)

2002 Promotion, Espace Paul Ricard, Paris, France (group show curated by Francois Piron)
Copacetic, Centre Nationale de la Photographie, Paris, France (performance)
Piquillo ou le reve de Mr. Hulule, Laboratoires d’Aubervilliers, Aubervilliers, France (opera-comique)
Mortefontaine, Place du Chatelet, Paris, France, in collaboration with Palais de Tokyo and Le Plateau (performance)
Halzhund und Ruckwolf Creators and Destroyers Fighting Stillstand, Gallery Rachel Haferkampf, Cologne, Germany (performance with Andreas Hirsch)

2001 wartcharmer, Public, Paris, France (performance)
Moly Sabata, Musee des Beaux-Arts, Lyon, France (group)
Two Friends and So On, Galerie Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, CA (group)
Smaismirmilmepoetaleumibunenugttaurias, Public, Paris, France (performance)

2000 Wake-Up Eric, Museum Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany (video with Andreas Hirsch, group show)
Marque-Page, Festival Nouvelles Scenes, Dijon, France (performance and installation)
Three-States Traveling Late-Night Service and the Overflow, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York, NY Dirt Gallery, Kansas City, MO, Art Space, Albuquerque, NM (performances with Tim and Heather Goodwillie and guests)

1999 Snicker, Calcographie, Cologne, Germany (solo)
Current, Here Arts Gallery, New York, NY (performance with Christian Holstad)
Lucky Bleeders Barbershop Quartet, The Cooler, New York, NY (performance with Christian Holstad and Ky Anderson)

1998 Say it With Flowers, P.S. 1 Contemporary Arts Center, Queens, NY (performance with Christian Holstad)

Residencies and Awards:

2008 Best Artist at Zoo Art Fair (presented by Galerie Laurent Godin, Paris)
2007 CCF Emerging Artist Fellow
2006 Nimoy Foundation, Orange County Museum of Art
2002 Laboratoires d’Aubervilliers, Aubervilliers, France
2001 Fondation Albert Gleizes

Bibliography:

Mizota, Sharon. “review of Bountiful at LAXART” Art Papers May/June 2008
Gleason, Mat. “Scoli Acosta: Transforming the Temporary” Coagula Art Journal #91 March 2008
Joly, Patrice. “Scoli Acosta” 02 issue #45 Spring 2008
Lequeux, Emmanuelle. “Le Monde Ephemere de Scoli Acosta” Le Monde March 1st, 2008
Acosta, Scoli. “self-portrait” tema celeste contemporary art #125 January/February 2006
Campagnola, Sonia. “Focus Los Angeles” Flash Art Vol.XXXIX January-February 2005
Martens, Anne. “Ouverture” Flash Art Vol. XXXVIII July-September 2005
Acosta, Scoli. “A Deep Puddle and Piquillo ou le Reve de Mr. Hulule”, Ecole Superieure des Beaux-Arts, 2005
2004 Levin, Kim. “California Earthquakes,” Voice Choices, villagevoice.com

Recent Exhibits

Scoli Acosta participated in these exhibits:

Jun, 2013 2013 Monster Drawing Rally
Armory Center for the Arts
 
Apr, 2013 Music of Morocco
Galerie Laurent Godin
 
Mar, 2013 TNT (Thursday Night Thing) March 14
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego-Downtown
 
Feb, 2013 Elementalisthmus
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego-Downtown
 
Aug, 2012 Made in L.A. Tour - August 18
Hammer Museum
 
Jun, 2012 Made in L.A. 2012
Hammer Museum
 
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