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Sydney Croskery

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Print Install Archival Inkjet Print on Watercolor Paper Each 14 in X 12 in © 2015
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Remnants 1-1402 , 2014 Archival Inkjet Print on Watercolor Paper 65 in X 60 in © 2014
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8-42-7, 2013 Graphite on Paper 14" X 11" © 2013
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#148, 2013 Graphite on Paper 7" X 11"
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA
Lives in
Los Angeles
Works in
Los Angeles
Schools
Crossroads School for the Arts and Sciences, 1990
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI)
Tags
laborious, obsessive, overstimulation, consumerism, comedy, performance, pop, realism, modern, exhibition/performance
Statement

Sydney Croskery is a third generation Los Angelean, who lives and works in Los Angeles. Her work generally is about society, over stimulation, and consumption. She received her BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute and MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She has participated in group shows at Raid Projects, LACE, Angles Gallery, 18th Street Center, antena gallery in Chicago, and has done multiple performance projects both at the Getty Museum, the Deitch Art Parade in NY, and was included in a show on performance at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. She is an active member of the LA Art Girls and was one-half of the World Famous Wiener Girls of Chicago.

EDUCATION
MFA School of the Art Institute of Chicago
BFA San Francisco Art Institute

EXHIBITIONS

 


 


RESIDENCIES, AWARDS

Curators Lab Exhibition at the Fellows of Contemporary Art, 2015
Nomination for the Rema Hort Mann Grant, 2015
Painting's Edge Advanced Painter's Workshop organized by Roland Reiss, Idyllwild, CA 2006
Honor Studio, San Francisco Art Institute, 1994-5

PANELS/LECTURES

Work in Progress Lecture Series: LA Art Girls - Getty Museum, Los Angeles, December 2006
On Feminism, Talking with the LA Art Girls - Dangerous Curve, Los Angeles, July 2006


REVIEWS AND BIBLOGRAPHY

On Procession - The Egg at the Indianapolis Museum of Art
LA WEEKLY - What Makes a Painting Finished? by Carol Cheh, June 22, 2011
Art 21 - Revealing Unfinished Paintings by Lily Simonson
Artforum - "Previews: On Procession" by Phillip Auslander, May 2008
Time Out New York - "Marching Madness," by Howard Halle, 2008
The Indianapolis Star - April 27, 2008
LA WEEKLY - "Chaos Theorizing " by Peter Frank, LA Weekly, January 2008
Bikini Magazine - "Oscar (Meyer)- Worthy Performance" by Scott Sterling, February 1999
Projector Magazine - Visual Art Exhibition and Lunch, by Grant Samuelson, October 1998
Juxtapoz Magazine - in the Beatdown, December 1998
D'Art International - Interview by Steve Rockwell, December 1998

AFFILIATIONS

LA ART GIRL - Member since 2006
WIENER GIRL - Member since 1997

ART RELATED WORK

Santa Monica Museum - Visiting Teacher, Workshop, 2007
Raid Projects, Los Angeles - Gallery Intern, Web Developer, Construction Worker 2004- 2005
Double Dare Website - Web Designer, Programmer and Animator, 2002
Crossroads School for the Arts and Sciences - Teacher, Art and Computers, K-8, 2002-2006
The RAP Afterschool Program - Art Teacher, K-6, 2001
Capp Street Project, San Francisco - Intern, Assistant to Resident Artists The Art Guys, and Jim Campbell, 1995-1996