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Augusta Wood

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Website

Statement

Augusta Wood        

EDUCATION

2005    MFA, California Institute of the Arts (CalArts)
2000    BFA, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014
Whether it happened or not - Angles Gallery - Los Angeles, CA (April 19 – June 28)
2010
I have only what I remember - Angles Gallery - Los Angeles, CA   
2006
Augusta Wood: leaning on the margin - Cherry and Martin - Los Angeles, CA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013
Jew York - Zach Feuer Gallery & Untitled Gallery, New York
2012
Housebound - Heiner Contemporary - Washington DC   ____ A Romantic Measure. - Charlie James Gallery - Los Angeles, CA
2011
Assembly - Fred Torres Collaborations - New York, NY
2010
A about bauhaus...harm neu tues - Cardwell Jimmerson Gallery - Los Angeles, CA
Fotofest 2010 Biennial - Assembly: Eight Emerging Photographers from Southern California -
Curated  by Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) Photography Department - Williams Tower - Houston,TX (Catalogue)
From My Universe - See Line Gallery - Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA
2009
Baker’s Dozen - Torrance Art Museum - Torrance, CA (Catalogue)
I Am Not So Different - Art Palace - Austin, TX
1999: 10 Year Anniversary Show - China Art Objects & Cottage Home - Los Angeles, CA
LA Woman - Hanes Art Gallery, Wake Forest University - Winston Salem, NC
2008
Friends and Family - Anton Kern Gallery - New York, NY
MATERIAL Press, Issue One Launch and Limited Edition Artworks - Man & Eve, London, and Monte Vista Projects, Los Angeles, CA
2007
Warhol & … - Kantor/Feuer Gallery - Los Angeles, CA
Beyond Image: Photography in Contemporary Art - The Armory Center for the Arts - Pasadena, CA
2006
Somewhere Better Than This Place/Nowhere Better Than This Place - One Night Gallery Project - Havana, Cuba

2005
Supersonic 2: L.A. Design Center - Los Angeles, CA
Shipping and Receiving - The Armory Northwest - Pasadena, CA
leaving a kind of arrival - Raid Projects - Los Angeles, CA
2004
The Wight Biennial: Dark Side of the Sun - Kinross Gallery, UCLA - Los Angeles, CA
GPS: Cypress Park - 583 Cypress - Los Angeles, CA
164 ½ Apartment Show - 164 ½ Glendale Blvd - Los Angeles, CA
2003
Photographic Idea: December Test - South La Brea Gallery - Los Angeles, CA
Works on Paper - South Shore Art Center - Cohasset, MA
2001
staging: (the placebo project) - Firehouse Center for the Arts - Newburyport, MA
Trade Two: Flat File - L.F.L. Gallery - New York, NY
1999
Genealogy - The Elsie B. Rosefsky Memorial Art Gallery - SUNY Binghamton,
New York

PUBLICATIONS

Augusta Wood : I have only what I remember, Magic Bird Press (2014), Essay by Rebecca Morse, Poem by W. S. Merwin, Interview by Augusta Wood with Jeremy Wood

BIBLIOGRAPHY


_ Michno, Christopher. “Augusta Wood at Angles Gallery, Los Angeles,” Artillery Magazine, July 2014

_ Ollman, Leah. “Pictures by Augusta Wood cross time zones,” Los Angeles Times, May 9, 2014
_ Water~Stone Review, A Literary Annual, Hamline University & Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Volume 14, Fall 2011, photography folio p. 147
_ Aletti, Vince. “Assembly: Eight Emerging Photographers from Southern California,” The New Yorker, April 11, 2011, Issue #809
_ Indrisek, Scott. “Introducing: Augusta Wood,” Modern Painters, February 2011  
_ Zellen, Jody. “Augusta Wood at Angles Gallery,” Artillery Magazine,
   January/February 2011,
_ Yury, Carrie. “Under Construction: Photography and the Word,” The Huffington Post, December 9, 2010
_ Shaw, Michael. “Editorial Recommendation: Augusta Wood at Angles Gallery,” Art Scene, Vol. 30, No. 4, December 2010, p. 19-20  
_ Mueller, Kurt. “Assembly: Eight Emerging Photographers from Southern California,” Art Lies, Issue 65, Spring 2010
_ Contemporary U.S. Photography, Fotofest 2010 Biennial, Houston, TX - Catalogue
   Essays by Charlotte Cotton and Edward Robinson
_ Pagel, David. “ ‘Baker’s Dozen’ at the Torrance Art Museum,” Los Angeles Times, October 9, 2009
_ Baker’s Dozen, Torrance Art Museum, September 2009  Catalogue
_ Dau, Ramsey. “Q & A with Augusta Wood,” Anthem Magazine, September 18, 2009
_ Ripple, Sean. “Review: I Am Not So Different, Art Palace,” FluentCollaborative, July 10, 2009
_ Ollman, Leah. “All is not as it seems,” Los Angeles Times, April 14, 2007, p. E8.
_ Satorius, Katherine. “Augusta Wood at Cherry and Martin,” Artweek, Vol. 37, Issue 7, September 2006, pp. 18-19. ( pdf )
_ Black Clock, Issue 4, Fall 2005/Winter 2006 – Cover ( image )
_ Matsui, Alexis. “Exploring the darker side of the Golden State,” The Daily Bruin, October 7, 2004

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA)
Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)
Creative Artists Agency
California Endowment

GRANTS & AWARDS

2005
The Ahmanson Foundation Project Grant
Dean’s Reserve Grant, CalArts
2003-05
CalArts Merit Scholarship
2001
Art Direction Craft Award - NYU First Run Film Festival, New York
2000
The Betty Goldin Memorial Fund Book Prize for Excellence in Art
The Benjamin Menschel Postgraduate Fellowship
1999
The Benjamin Menschel Fellowship

SPECIAL PROJECTS & EVENTS

2010
Monster Drawing Rally 2010, Outpost For Comtemporary Art- Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock - Los Angeles

TEACHING POSITIONS

2008
Visiting Faculty, Large-Scale Printing, CalArts Program in Photography & Media
2007
Visiting Faculty, Color Photography, CalArts Program in Photography & Media

 

 

Recent Exhibits

Augusta Wood participated in these exhibits:

Apr, 2014 Whether It Happened or Not
Angles Gallery
 
Jun, 2013 Jew York
Untitled New York
 
Jul, 2012 _________ A ROMANTIC MEASURE.
Charlie James Gallery
 
Mar, 2011 "Assembly: Eight Emerging Photographers from Southern California"
Fred Torres Gallery
 
Nov, 2010 I have only what I remember
Angles Gallery
 
Mar, 2010 A about bauhaus... harm neu tues
Cardwell Jimmerson Contemporary Art
 
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