Sunday, August 21, 2011

10. Augusta Wood

Augusta Wood is an artist whose work engages performance, time, language and place, exploring ways of mapping the relationship between spatial and linguistic experience, memory and photographic space.

Wood currently lives and works in Los Angeles. Originally from the greater Boston area, and having spent significant time in New York before and after earning her BFA from The Cooper Union, Wood moved to Los Angeles where she received her MFA from CalArts in 2005. Her work has since been featured in exhibitions at the Torrance Art Museum (Torrance, CA), China Art Objects Galleries & Cottage Home (Los Angeles), Cherry and Martin (Los Angeles), and Anton Kern Gallery (New York), among others. She was included in the Fotofest 2010 Biennial, Assembly (Houston, TX), curated by Edward Robinson from the Wallis Annenberg Photography Department at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. This exhibition traveled to New York in March 2011. Wood’s work has been written about in Artweek, the Los Angeles Times, Art Lies Contemporary Art Quarterly, The Huffington Post, and has appeared on the cover of Black Clock.

A solo exhibition of her work entitled I have only what I remember was on view November - December 2010 at Angles Gallery in Los Angeles. Wood was also most recently featured in the February 2011 issue of Modern Painters.

She is represented by Angles Gallery in Los Angeles.

See more work by  Augusta HERE

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