SYDNEY CROSKERY
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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 the Fellows of Contemporary Art, the Torrance Art Museum, Raid Projects, LACE, Angles Gallery, 18th Street Center, antena gallery in Chicago; has done multiple performance projects both at the Getty Museum, the Deitch Art Parade in NY, was included in a show on performance at the Indianapolis Museum of Art; and curated a 17 artist drawing show at FOCA. She was a 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

2017
A Mere Sum of Parts organized by Sydney Croskery at Charlie James Gallery [ pdf ] [photo] [photo] [photo] [photo] [photo] [photo] [photo] [photo] [photo] [photo] [photo] [photo] [photo]

2016
[ the quiet roar ], Site Specific Drawings by Sydney Croskery at BoxoProjects, Joshua Tree, February 2016 [photo] [photo] [photo] [photo] [photo] [photo]
'i said...*#39; Drawings and Student Collaborative Installation, Campbell Hall Gallery, Los Angeles, March 2016 [photo] [photo] [photo] [photo]

2015
6H to 8B, Drawings by Los Angeles Artists curated by Sydney Croskery at Fellows of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, September, 2015 [photo] [photo] [photo] [photo] [photo] [photo] [photo] [soft cover catalog] [hard cover catalog]
Studio System at the Torrance Art Museum, August, 2015   [photo] [photo] [photo] [photo] [photo] [photo]
Homing Pigeon at Gallery Antenna,Kyoto, Japan [link]
Primo Lane Inaugural Show at Outpost Projects curated by Aili Schmeltz, Joshua Tree
LACE Pop Up Shop at LACE, Hollywood

2014
Olly Olly Oxen Free curated by Kristi Engle at Offramp Gallery, Pasadena, 2014 [photo]
Squaring the Circle, the LA Art Girls participate in the Llano del Rio Centennial Event curated by Cindy Rhem and Craftswomen House, Lancaster, CA[link] [photo] [photo] [photo] [photo] [photo] [photo] [photo] [photo] [photo]

2013
MAS Attack, Mutual Appreciation Society at the LA Mart, organized by Artra Curatorial, LA, CA 2013 [photo] [photo] [photo] [photo] [photo] [link]

2012
Oh The Humanity at the Pomona Packing Plant, curated by Kelly Thompson, Pomona, CA [photo]
The Egg performs in I Feel As If I Have Two Wolves Fighting In My Heart by Stephanie Allespach at LACE, Los Angeles [link]
2011
La Cosa Nostra at Gallerie Rheeway, Los Angeles,curated by Max Presneill and Grant Vetter
Sydney Croskery and Pamela Johnson at MDW Art Fair, Chicago, with Portage Projects, curated by Johanna Silva [link]
Alumni Art Show at Sam Francis Gallery, Santa Monica, curated by Elsa Longhauser of SMMOMA
Unfinished Paintings at LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitons, Los Angeles [link] [la weekly] [art 21]

2010
The Egg at the Outpost Cup, Futbol Competition and Art sponsored by Oupost for Contemporary Art, Los Angeles [press] [photo] [photo]

2009
I'm SOOO Over Zombies: Wiener Girl Video and ALIVE Performance with the UNDEAD in Zombies: A Mindless Affair at antena, Chicago
I AM SIMON video at Favorite This! at Meridian Gallery, San Francisco
The WIENER WORKOUT TM video at Favorite This! at Meridian Gallery, San Francisco

2008
LAAGAFBLA08, LA Art Girls Art Fair Bienniele LA 2008 at Phantom Galleries LA, [link]
Wiener Girls at artXposium, West Chicago, IL
Wiener Girls at the 4th Annual Deitch Art Parade, New York
On Procession , Parades and Street Pageantry, The Egg - Indianapolis Museum of Art [link] [press release] [photo] [photo] [photo] [photo]
Overflow, A reinvention of Alan Kaprow's Fluids by The LA Art Girls - Getty Museum Los Angeles, [link to Getty] [link to LAAG]

2007
Big Bang, and Other Origins - David Salow Gallery, Los Angeles [photo 1] [photo 2] [photo 3] [photo 4] [photo 5] [photo 6] [photo 7] [press release][review]
Wiener Girls at the 3rd Annual Deitch Art Parade - Deitch Projects, New York [photo 1] [photo 2] [photo 3] [photo 4] [photo 5]
The Egg at the 3rd Annual Deitch Art Parade - Deitch Projects, New York [photo 1] [photo 2]
Boys 4 Girls, LA Art Girls Performance at OutFest Auction 2007, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles [statement] [photo 1] [photo 2]

2006
Hysteria Dexuxe - Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA [photo 1] [photo 2] [photo 3] [photo 4]
Painting's Edge - Fullerton College, Fullerton, CA
Fluxwear Event, LA Art Girls - Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitons, Hollywood, CA [photo 1] [photo 2] [photo 3]
Total Art Performance Event, LA Art Girls - The Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA [photo 1] [photo 2] [photo 3]
The Egg at the 2nd Annual Deitch Art Parade - Deitch Projects, New York [photo 1] Artists Who Teach - Sam Francis Gallery at Crossroads School, Santa Monica, CA Painting's Edge - Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA

2004
LA Art Show - Raid Projects, Santa Monica Civic Center 2003
Conversations - Sam Francis Gallery at Crossroads School, Santa Monica

2002
Rapid Response - 18th Street Gallery, Santa Monica [photo 1]

1999
Performance Week - Jack Tilton Gallery, New York
A Taste Sensation 2- the same Well Hung, only better - American Pop Culture Gallery, Nashville, TN

1998
A Taste Sensation- 12 Well Hung Photos by the Wiener Girls - The Wiener Circle Hot Dog Stand, Chicago
Textuality - G2, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

1997
The Body Show - Purple Gallery, Los Angeles
The Newer Language - Purple Gallery, Los Angeles
Psychic, Physical & Emotional Baggage - The Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco

1996
Sweet Like Sugar, Sticky Like Bubble Gum - The Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco
Snacks - ACME Gallery, San Francisco

RESIDENCIES, AWARDS

Curators Lab Exhibition at the Fellows of Contemporary Art, 2015
Studio System Art Residency at the Torrance Art Museum, 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