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Alison Woods is a Los Angeles based artist who transforms digital information into aesthetic, phenomenological, and material meditations in paint. She has exhibited Internationally in Rome, Greece, Berlin, Stockholm, Luxembourg, Australia, the Torrance Art Museum, Stanford University, LA n CV3, a survey of contemporary art in Los Angeles, The Brand Library, The Korean Cultural Center, Blam Projects Los Angeles and Brooklyn and been featured on Art Critic Charles Desmarais’ Blog. She was the Artslant 8th Showcase winner and selected for Art Trends Artist of the year. She has been a visiting lecturer at the California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA and her work was chosen for the nationally juried show, Static/Flux. She was the featured artist at the StARTup Fair in Los Angeles. She founded the Bridge Residency, an invitational for artists wishing to explore the Los Angeles art scene. Woods received her MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute and received the SFAI faculty nomination for the Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant. She is an artist and curator at Durden and Ray Projects. 

 

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Nationality - American

Lives and Works in Los Angeles

 

Education

MFA, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

BFA, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA

Awards and Fellowships

2018

Residency, Aegean Center for the Arts, Paros, Greece

 

2013         

Artslant  8th Showcase Winner

Art Trends Artist of the Year 2013 edition, Pardee Publisher, Canada

Fellowship at The Critique Program, Berkeley, CA

2012         

Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant SFAI Faculty Nominee

 

Exhibitions

 

2019

Neumünster, Luxembourg, Figura: Micro Macro

Axil Obiger, Berlin, Germany, B-LA Connect

Supermarket Art Fair  Stockholm Sweden

Torrance Art Museum  Torrance, CA, Curation/Group Show, CoLab IV

Spring Break Art Show, Los Angeles, CA, Group Show

MŰTŐ, Budapest, Hungary, Group Show, Dreams Upon Waking

QiPO 01 Art Fair, Mexico City, Mexico

Ekkisens Reykjavík, Iceland, Group Show, From the Edge of the World

 

2018 

Temple University Rome Italy, Group Show, Curated by Camilla Boemio, Los Angeles is, once again

Aegean Center for the Arts Paros, Greece, Curation/Group Show, A heap of broken images where the sun beats

Musée du Vin Ehnen  Luxembourg, Group Show, Vernissage

Durden and Ray Los Angeles, CA, Group Show, Dragnet 832

Durden and Ray  Los Angeles, CA, Curation/Group Show, In the stillness between two waves of the sea

Korean Cultural Center  Los Angeles, CA, Group Show, Odd Convergences:Steps/Missteps

Supermarket Art Fair  Stockholm Sweden

Torrance Art Museum  Torrance, CA, Curation/Group Show, CoLab III

Durden and Ray  Los Angeles, CA, Group Show, Between Post and Pre

McNish Gallery Oxnard College, Oxnard, CA, Group Show, Inverted Realities,

 

2017         

Mint Moue  Los Angeles CA, Group ExhibitionCache_LA,

TW Fine Art  Brisbane, Australia, Group Exhibition, Satellite One,

HilbertRaum  Berlin, Germany, Curation/Group ShowEntangled Loci,

Durden and Ray  Los Angeles, CA, Group Exhibition, Round Won

Cerritos College  Cerritos, CA, Invitational Group Project, Far Bazaar

The Brand Art Center, Los Angeles, CA, Group Show Curated by Kara Walker Tome,The Collectivists

Durden and Ray  Los Angeles, CA, Curation/Group Show,Obverse

2016         

BLAM Projects  Los Angeles, CA, Group Exhibition,The Night/La Nuit

Muzeumm  Los Angeles, CA, Group Exhibition Curated by Kio Griffith, Faux Dada

Torrance Art Museum  Torrance, CA, Group Exhibition, MAS Attack

BLAM Projects, Los Angeles  CA, Group Exhibition, Shift and Fade

BLAM Projects, Brooklyn  NY, Group Exhibition Curated by Max Presneill, Mondrian Died for Our Sins

BLAM Projects, Brooklyn  NY, Group Exhibition, Abstract

Coachella Valley Art Center  Indio, CA, Annual Survey of Art in LA, LA n CV3,

stARTup Fair  Highland Gardens Hotel, Hollywood, CA, Featured Artist, Juried by Kim Abeles, Dan Cameron, Andi Campognone, Christine Duval, Peter Mays, Hillary Metz, William Powhida, 

 

2015          

Pop Up  Los Angeles, CA, Group Exhibition, MASque Attack #3

Urbano Cellars  Berkeley, CA, Group Exhibition, Still I rise 

Water Gardens  Santa Monica CA, Group Exhibition, Curated by Elana Sampson,  

 

2014         

Studio 110 Projects  Sausalito, CA  Group Exhibition, Red

Curating Contemporary  http://curatingcontemporary.com/  See Us Roar, Group Exhibition                                     

Zaentz Media Center  Berkeley, CA, Group Exhibition Curated by Michelle Nye, SFMOMA

 

2013          

Studio 110 Projects  Sausalito, CA, Group Exhibition, Paint it Black

Untitled Prints and Editions, Los Angeles, CA Group Exhibition, Curated by Ginger Wolfe Suarez,              Schizogenesis/Mixed Origins

Stanford University  Stanford, CA, Group Exhibition Curated by Marilyn Grossman, Stanford Art Spaces

 

Juried Exhibitions

 

2009          

San Francisco Art Institute San Francisco, CA, Group Exhibition, First Annual First Show

 

2008          

Rake Gallery  Portland, OR, Juror: Jeremy Tucker, The Persistence of Being

MK Gallery  Portland, OR, Juror: Jenene Nagy, Static/Flux

Curatorial Projects

 

2018 

Durden and Ray Los Angeles CA, Figura: Micro Macro

Aegean Center for the Fine Arts Paros, Greece, A heap of broken images where the sun beats  

Durden and Ray  Los Angeles, CA, In the stillness between two waves of the sea

Torrance Art Museum  Torrance, CA, CoLab III

 

2017   

HilbertRaum  Berlin, Germany, Entangled Loci         

BLAM Projects  Los Angeles, CA, FUtopia

Durden and Ray  Los Angeles, CA, Obverse

 

Experience

2014

Mural Production Assistant for Amy Ellingson, San Jose ICA, San Jose CA

2000         

Guest Lecturer, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA