Lives and works in Los Angeles
Selected Solo Exhibitions
June 2015 Chill Bivouac Rhymes CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles
2012 Bidibidiba, CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles
2011 .Hurluberlu, CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles
2010 Creative Artists Agency, CAA curated by Thao Nguyen, Los Angeles
Image Repertoire, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Bolsky Gallery, Otis College,Los Angeles
2005 Up-Life. A Series Under Glass, AndrewShire Gallery, Los Angeles
Selected Group Exhibitions
2015 LAWA (Los Angeles World Airports) LAX Art Program"On the Cusp” curated by John David Obrien March to September 2015 (Terminal 7 and 8)
Off The Wall 2015; Pasadena Armory Center Biennial Auction and Benefit
2014 Art is Hope, Piasa, curated by Rene Julien Praz, Paris, France (catalog)
Encore, CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles.
LA Heat, Taste Changing Condiments, Chinese American Museum, curated by Steven Wong, Los Angeles (catalog)
Love is in the Air, 2A Gallery, curated by Calvin Phelps, Los Angeles
FreshStart Mc Call Foundation fundraiser for LA’s best Programs
2013 Art Fair: Miami Projects CB1 Gallery Booth, Miami Basel Fair
Off The Wall 2013, Pasadena Armory Center for the Arts, Los Angeles
Some Fine Women, Vast Space Project, Las Vegas (catalog)
Fanatic, Kamikaze Nights, Post Gallery curated by Lily Simonson, Los Angeles
Verhond’s First International Painting Show, Appels Gallery, curated by Art Initiative Verhond, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2012 Art Fair: Miami Projects CB1 Gallery Booth, Miami Basel Fair
Split Realities, Woodburry University, Curated by Katie Philllips, Los Angeles Ambassador Artists, Appels Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2011 CB1+ Colburn: The Clobber School, Los Angeles
2010 The Art That Dare Not Speak Its Name, CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles All Together Now, MFA Graduate Thesis Exhibition, Bolsky Gallery, Otis College, Los Angeles.
2007 Mid Residency MFA Show, Bolsky Gallery, Otis College, Los Angeles
Jao Carren, Hot Stuff: L.A.’s Cross-Cultural Condiments, KCET Artbound, March 2014 http://www.kcet.org/arts/artbound/counties/los-angeles/chinese-american-museum-la-heat.html
Art is Hope Catalog p.38 Piasa, Paris 2014 http://fr.calameo.com/read/001862163a35aab40c97d
Dambrot, Shana Nys, Beaucage @ CB1, Whitehot Magazine, January 2013 http:// whitehotmagazine.com/articles/2013-edith-beaucage-cb1-gallery/2689
Dambrot, Shana Nys, Some Fine Women Catalog Essay, July 2013 http:// www.thepopuparthouse.com/exhibition/some_fine_women/catalog.html
Video Vast Space Projects, Some Fine Women, 2013 https://vimeo.com/73200837
Seed, John, Edith Beaucage:.huluburlu at CB1 Gallery, Huffington Post, March 8, 2011 http:// www.huffingtonpost.com/john-seed/edith-beaucage_b_828683.html
Dambrot, Shana Nys, Beaucoup de Beaucage, LA Weekly, April 3, 2011 http:// www.laweekly.com/2011-02-24/calendar/beaucoup-de-beaucage/
LA Downtown News Video, February 21, 2011 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQJlNANpfJo
Mizota, Sharon, Art review: ’The art that dare not speak its name’ at CB1 Gallery,” Los Angeles Times, July 16, 2010 http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/culturemonster/2010/07/art-review-the-art-that-dare-not-speak-its-name-at-cb1-gallery.html
Selected Awards and Honors
2005 Chautauqua Institution Award: 48th Chautauqua National, Juror: Stephan Westfall
2010-2013 Educational Associate, Foundation Department: Color Theory, Otis College, Los Angeles
2011 Visiting Alum to MFA Graduate Studio, Otis College, Los Angeles
2010 Teaching Assistant to Art Critic Christopher Knight visiting lecturer, Otis College
2009-10 Teaching Assistant to Professor Cletus Dalglesh-Schommer, Art History, Graduate Program, Otis College, Los Angeles
Selected Private Collections
CAA Creative Artist Agency, Talent Agency, Los Angeles, CA
Neiman Marcus, Los Angeles, CA
City Bank, Los Angeles, CA
2010 MFA, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles
1993 Palazzo Spinelli, Centro per L’arte e Il Restauro, Florence, Italy
1986 B.A. Bishop’s University, Lennoxville, Quebec, Canada
Beaucage’s Chill Bivouac Rhymes paintings and mix media exhibition invites you to follow a small group of teens at a rave concert. A young Bolshoi ballerina; Ekaterina becomes a rave bunny and escapes her Russian lover to venture in cutting shapes with a young surfer from Bora Bora.
In parallel to S/Z’s Roland Barthes search for openness of interpretation in literature; Beaucage organized her current exhibition to allow for a looseleaf narrative. Barthes had concluded that an ideal text is one that is reversible, or open to the greatest variety of independent interpretations and not restrictive in meaning; avoiding strict timelines and exact definitions of events. Beaucage brings about this reversibility in the exhibition by choosing a series of paintings that mixes the plot in a non linear fashion, including molly induced moments and cinematic tropes in 3D.
All the images visually rhyme with one another around a central bivouac; a campsite in the woods where the Rave is happening. The rhymes are geometric elements that are both color and sound.
The viewer will discover the paintings by looking through sculptures and painting installation. Twelves feet multicolor trees, an octagon geometric shape and freestanding painted campers are installed on the gallery floor to produce a deep focus space. The inclusion of the three levels of foreground, middle ground and extreme background objects (a large painting 9 x12 feet) will create for the viewer a similar effect to a depth of field composition in cinematography; allowing the viewer to focus both close and distant planes.
Beaucage created enamel on Iron pieces that where fired at 1450° F; fusing glass to metal. Influenced by Limoges enamelings from the mid 1600s, her ravers are incapsulated in a deep glossy tranced out spaces.
Edith Beaucage (b. Quebec, Canada) currently lives and works in Los Angeles, California. She received her MFA from Otis College of Art and Design in 2010. Beaucage has had solo exhibitions at CB1 Gallery, Creative Artists Agency CAA, Andrew Shire Gallery, and Bolsky Gallery at Otis College of Art And Design all in Los Angeles. Previous group exhibitions include LAX Airport, on the Cusp at LAWA, Los Angeles; Miami Project Art Fair, Miami/Basel; Piasa, Paris, France; Chinese American Museum, Los Angeles; Armory Center for the Arts, Los Angeles; 2A Gallery, Los Angeles, Appeals Gallery, Amsterdam, the Netherlands; Woodbury University, Los Angeles and the Colburn Music School, Los Angeles