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Carolyn Castaño CV
b.  1971, Los Angeles, CA


Education
2001 - University of California, Los Angeles, CA, MFA

1996 - Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture

1995 - San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, BFA


Awards
2013 - Joan Mitchell Grant for Painters & Sculptors

2011 - California Community Foundation, Getty Fellow Mid-Career Grant 

2011 - COLA Individual Artist Fellowship, City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs 


Solo Exhibitions
2017

Carolyn Castaño - A Female Topography 2001-2017; Curated by Karen Rapp, Laband Gallery, Loyola Marymount University; Los Angeles, CA
 
2015

Mujeres Que Crean / Women Who Create; New Americans Museum; San Diego, CA

2014

Narco Venus and Other Stories, Carolyn Castaño; Meridian Gallery; San Francisco, CA

2012

El Jardin Femenil; Walter Maciel Gallery; Los Angeles, CA

2009

It’s Complicated; Walter Maciel Gallery; Los Angeles, CA

VideoWorks by Carolyn Castaño; SB London; Los Angeles, CA

2007

Carolyn Castaño; Kontainer Gallery; Los Angeles, CA

2005

Beastly; Lombard-Freid Fine Art; New York, NY

Bombs & Restless Lovers; Kontainer Gallery; Los Angeles, CA

2004

Dead Hotel, Carolyn Castaño & Tom Ellis; Kontainer Gallery; Los Angeles, CA


Selected Exhibitions and Projects
Cosmopolitan Hotel, Electric Yandara, Las Vegas, Nevada -- WHAT YEAR?

THESE ARE NOT LISTED:  LA Now: Emerging Artists, Galerie Dominique Fiat, Paris, Liquid Los Angeles: Contemporary Watercolor Painting in Los Angeles at the Pasadena Museum of California Art, Semi-Precious, GLITTER SHOW? CONSORT

2018

The Art of Protest, at the Church of the Epiphany; Curated by Ravi GuneWardena, Sophia Gutierrez, Rosilo Muñoz, and Ricardo Reyes; Church of the Epiphany, Los Angeles, CA

2017

Tankah: Desde Las Tinieblas Hacia El Sol / From the Underground to the Sun; curated by Claudia Huiza; McNish Gallery, Oxnard College; Oxnard, CA

Kamikaze Exhibition: Superbloom; Curated by Hadley Holliday; PØST; Los Angeles, CA

Association of Hysteric Curators: FAR Bazaar; Cerritos College; Cerritos, CA

2016

Tastemakers & Earthshakers: Notes From LA Youth Culture, 1943-2016; Vincent Price Art Museum at East Los Angeles College; Los Angeles, CA

This Wicked Tongue: The Subversive Feminine Voice; Charlie James Gallery; Los Angeles, CA

Association of Hysteric Curators: Coming to the Table; Angel's Gate Cultural Center; San Pedro, CA  

Estudio Las Nieves; Art BO, Bogota International Art Fair; Bogota, Colombia

Ventanas; Los Angeles World Airports and Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs; Southwest Terminal 1, LAX; Los Angeles, CA  

Poster and video bumper design, Los Angeles Film Festival; Los Angeles, CA

Consort with Gary Dauphin; ART SHARE LA; Los Angeles, CA

2015

Over and Back; Surplus Space; Portland, OR

Sur Biennial; 
Manhattan Beach Art Center; Manhattan Beach, CA

We Must Risk Delight: Twenty Artists From Los Angeles; Magazzino Del Sale, 56th Biennale Di Venezia; Venice, Italy

Suggestive Role Play; Walter Maciel Galleryl; Los Angeles, CA

Outside The Lines, Too: An Inspired and Inventive Coloring Book by Contemporary Artists; edited by Souris Hong; Tarcher-Perigee; New York, NY

2014

Futbol:The Beautiful Game; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Los Angeles, CA 

B.A.T. (Bat a Tirer/Good to Go): Prints by Women Artists and El Nopal Press; Offramp Gallery; Altadena, CA

2013

Out the Window Series; LA Freewaves; Los Angeles, CA 

Head Strong; MiraCosta College; Kruglak Gallery; Oceanside, CA 

MAS Attack; LA Mart; Los Angeles, CA  

MexiCali Biennial; Vincent Price Art Museum at East Los Angeles College, East Los Angeles, CA 

2012

Find Art Festival; ThirtyNineHotel; Honolulu, HI 

Go Tell It On the Mountain, curated by Nery Gabriel Lemus; Charlie James Gallery; Los Angeles, CA

2011

City of Los Angeles Individual Artist Fellowship Exhibition; Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery; Los Angeles, CA

2010

Asesinados United; PØST;  Los Angeles, CA

SHADOWSHOP; SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

12 Gauge Series, Eros/Thanatos; organized by Tricia Lawless Murray; Torrance Art Museum; Torrance, CA

Phantom Sightings: Art After the Chicano Movement; curated by Rita Gonzales, Howard N. Fox, Chon Noriega; El Museo Del Barrio; New York, NY

2009

Phantom Sightings: Art After the Chicano Movement; curated by Rita Gonzales, Howard N. Fox, Chon Noriega; Museo de Arte Zapopan; Guadalajara, Mexico

Phantom Sightings: Art After the Chicano Movement; curated by Rita Gonzales, Howard N. Fox, Chon Noriega; Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ

The Beauty Doll Salon; Center for the Arts at Eagle Rock and Outpost for Contemporary Art Intersection; Los Angeles, CA

Phantom Sightings: Art After the Chicano Movement; curated by Rita Gonzales, Howard N. Fox, Chon Noriega; Museo Alameda; San Antonio, TX

2008

Phantom Sightings: Art After the Chicano Movement; curated by Rita Gonzales, Howard N. Fox, Chon Noriega; Museo Rufino Tamayo; Mexico D.F., Mexico

The Art of Style; MACLA; San Jose, CA

Phantom Sightings: Art After the Chicano Movement; curated by Rita Gonzales, Howard N. Fox, Chon Noriega; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Los Angeles, CA

This Fever I Can’t Resist: Carolyn Castaño and Megan Wilson; ThirtyNineHotel; Honolulu, HI 

2006

Hysteria Deluxe with the LA Art Girls; Angles Gallery; Los Angeles, CA

LA: Now; Dominique Fiat Galerie; Paris, France

2005

Liquid Los Angeles: Currents in Contemporary Watercolor, Curated by Leslie Jones; Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA

Semi-Precious, curated by Miki Garcia; Public Art Fund; New York , New York

2004

Material Faith; Kontainer Gallery; Los Angeles, CA

Against Nature; 
Lombard-Freid Fine Art; New York, NY

2003

International Paper; Hammer Museum; Los Angeles, CA

2001

Marked: Bay Area Drawings; curated by Heidi Zuckerman-Jacobson; Hunter College, The Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery, New York, NY

Marked: Bay Area Drawings; curated by Heidi Zuckerman-Jacobson; Sonoma Art Museum; Sonoma, CA

1999

Piecing It Together: A Visual Diary; San Jose Museum of Art; San Jose, CA

Nine Lives; Rethinking Identity; Works/San Jose, San Jose, CA

1998

Three Great Walls: Carolyn Castaño, Margaret Kilgallen, Shazia Sikander; Yerba Buena Center for the Arts; San Francisco, CA

Four Walls/Scene Escena (Amy Berk & Carolyn Castano), Sap, at the Motel Lanai; San Francisco, CA

All of Me; New Langton Arts; San Francisco, CA

The Shape of Her Thoughts; Traywick Gallery; Berkeley, CA

1997

Bay Area Now; Yerba Buena Center for the Arts; San Francisco, CA

1996

Sweet like Sugar, Sticky like Bubble Gum; The Luggage Store; San Francisco, CA

Individualism; The Lab; San Francisco, CA

Snacks; Acme Gallery; San Francisco, CA

Swell; Meridian Gallery; San Francisco, CA

1995

About Drawing; Meridian Gallery; San Francisco, CA

Another Life Up Inside Her Head; Galeria de La Raza; San Francisco, CA

Lagrimas Y Sonrisas; Galeria de La Raza; San Francisco, CA



Curatorial Projects
2013

Garden Party, Fellows of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA September

2011

Curator, Filmic: Jordan Biren & Ursula Brookbank; film screening and performance, PØST, Los Angeles, CA

2011

Outpost for Contemporary Art, Carolyn Castaño at T-shirt Revival Night, Highland Park, CA

2009

Curator, Favorite This!, selection of video artists from Los Angeles and San Francisco; Meridian Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2008

The Guiterrez House/Watts House Project (2008- 2011); Organized by Edgar Arceneaux; mural and virtual redevelopment proposal, Los Angeles, CA 

2006

Wagon Station (2006- 2011), collaboration with Andrea Zittel; AZ West, Joshua Tree, CA  


Lectures and Presentations
Conversation with Bill Kelley Jr. on Carolyn Castaño: A Female Topography; Laband Art Gallery; Loyola Marymount, Los Angeles, CA 

Curator walkthrough, Carolyn Castaño: A Female Topography; Laband Art Gallery; Loyola Marymount, Los Angeles, CA

Artist lecture, Carolyn Castaño: A Female Topography; Laband Art Gallery; Loyola Marymount, Los Angeles, CA

2015

Artist Workshop, SUR: Biennial, Manhattan Beach Art Center, Manhattan Beach, CA

Artist talk with Adriana Martinez Noriega, New Americans Museum, San Diego, CA

1 Image / 1 Minute with Xtra Magazine, Project X & Contemporary Artists Books Conference, Los Angeles, CA

2014

Decolonizing the White Cube, Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA

Narco Venus & Other Stories: A Conversation with Renny Pritikin, Meridian Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2012

Artist Lecture and Seminar, Contemporary Art Practices, San Francisco Art Institute, San Franciso, CA 

Artist Talk with Liliana Correa, Casa Tres Patios, Medellin, Colombia

2011

We’re Just Artists, panel discussion with Juan Capistran, Fay Ray, moderated by Cesar Garcia: Art Platform Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

2009

Artist Lecture, Cal State University Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

2008

Artist Lecture, Painting Symposium, USC Roski School of Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA

2002

Featured Artist, International Paper, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA  

1998

Visiting Artist, Senior Seminar with Professor Enrique Chagoya, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

1997

Visiting Artist, Contemporary Practices Seminar with Kevin Radley, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA


Collections
Cosmopolitan Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada

Artist Pension Trust

Eliane Ganz

Eileen Norton, Santa Monica

J.P. Morgan Chase

Deutsche Bank

Progressive Collection

Sam Schwartz Collection

Michael Lynne, New Line Cinema