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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 has participated in shows at Charlie James Gallery, the Fellows of Contemporary Art, Raid Projects, LACE, Angles Gallery, and Jack Tilton Gallery. She has also participated in shows at the Getty Museum, The Torrance Art Museum, the Indianapolis Museum of Art and the Riverside Museum. She is a member of the LA Art Girls and is one-half of the World Famous Wiener Girls of Chicago. Croskery is a recipient of the Pollock-Krasner Grant for 2018.

EDUCATION
MFA                 1999                 School of the Art Institute of Chicago
BFA                  1995                 San Francisco Art Institute

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018

MESSAGES, Citrus College Gallery, Glendora, CA

2016

‘I SAID…*’,Campbell Hall School, Los Angeles

[  THE QUIET ROAR  ], boxoProjects, Joshua Tree

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019

WHERE THE FUTURE CAME FROM, curated by Meg Duguid, Glass Curtain Gallery, Chicago

CONNECTION COLLECTION, organized by Sydney Croskery at OPAF 2019

PUNKHOUSE vs. DREAMHOUSE, Serious Topics, LA,  organized by Kristin Calabrese, Joshua Aster and Torie Zalben

2018

SPECTER OF DOCUMENTATION, Durden and Ray, LA, curated by Jen Celio, Jenny Hager, and Valerie Wilcox

ORIGIN, Baik Art, Los Angeles, curated by Joshua Hashmezedeh

GLITTER, Cactus Gallery, Los Angeles, curated by Kelly Thompson and Stephanie Allespach

2017

A MERE SUM OF PARTS, curated by Sydney Croskery, Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles

2016

CONSORT, ArtShare-LA, Los Angeles,  curated by Kelly Thompson

2015

6H to 8B, curated by Sydney Croskery, Fellows of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

STUDIO SYSTEM, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA

GALLERY TALLEY, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago

HONING PIGEON, Gallery Antenna, Kyoto, Japan, curated by Kio Griffith

PRIMO LANE, Outpost Projects, Joshua Tree, curated by Aili Schmeltz

LACE POP UP SHOP, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Hollywood

2014

OLLY OLLY OXEN FREE, Offramp Gallery, Pasadena, curated by Kristi Engle

2013

OH THE HUMANITY, Pomona Packing Plant, Pomona, curated by Kelly Thompson

MAS ATTACK, organized by Artra Curatorial, LA Mart, Los Angeles
2011
UNFINISHED PAINTINGS, curated by Kristin Calabrese and Joshua Aster, LACE, Los Angeles

MDW ART FAIR, Sydney Croskery and Pamela Johnson, Portage Projects, Chicago

LA COSA NOSTRA, curated by Max Presneill and Grant Vetter, Gallerie Rheeway, Los Angeles

2009

ZOMBIES: A MINDLESS AFFAIR, antena, Chicago

FAVORITE THIS!, Meridian Gallery, San Francisco

2008

LAAGAFBLA08, LA Art Girls Art Fair Bienniele LA 2008, Phantom Galleries, Los Angeles

The Egg in On Procession , Parades and Street Pageantry, Indianapolis Museum of Art

2007

BIG BANG AND OTHER ORIGINS, David Salow Gallery, Los Angeles

2006

HYSTERIA DELUX, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica

PAINTING’S EDGE, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside

2004

LA ART SHOW, Raid Projects, Santa Monica Civic Center, Santa Monica

2003

CONVERSATIONS, Sam Francis Gallery, Santa Monica

2002

RAPID RESPONSE at 18th Street Gallery, Santa Monica

1999

The Wiener Girls in Performance Week at the Jack Tilton Gallery, New York

A TASTE SENSATION 2, American Pop Culture Gallery, Nashville

1998

A TASTE SENSATION, The Wiener Circle Hot Dog Stand, The Wiener Girls, Chicago

TEXTUALITY, G2, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

1997

THE BOSY SHOW, Purple Gallery, Los Angeles

THE NEWER LANGUAGE, Purple Gallery, Los Angeles

PSYCHIC, PHYSICAL AND 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

 

PERFORMANCES

2014

SQUARING THE CIRCLE, performances by the LA Art Girls, Llano del Rio Centennial, Lancaster, CA

2013

I FEEL AS IF I HAVE TWO WOLVES FIGHTING…,by Stephanie Allespach with The Egg, LACE, LA

2010
THE OUTPOST CUP, The Egg, sponsored by Outpost for Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

2008

ARTXPOSIUM, Wiener Girls Performance, West Chicago

4TH ANNUAL DEITCH ART PARADE, Wiener Girls Performance Deitch Projects, New York

OVERFLOW, A reinvention of Kaprow’s Fluids by The LA Art Girls, Getty Museum, Los Angeles

2007

3RD ANNUAL DEITCH ART PARADE, Wiener Girls Performance, Deitch Projects, New York

3RD ANNUAL DEITCH ART PARADE, The Egg, Deitch Projects, New York

BOYS 4 GIRLS, LA Art Girls, OutFest Auction, Los Angeles

2006

FLUXWEAR EVENT, LA Art Girls, LACE, Los Angeles

TOTAL ART PERFORMACE EVENT, LA Art Girls, The Getty Museum,  Los Angeles

2nd ANNUAL DEITCH ART PARADE, The Egg Performance, Deitch Projects, New York

1999

THE WIENER WORKOUT, The Wiener Girls, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York

AWARDS

Pollock-Krasner Grant, 2018

Curator’s Lab Award – Fellows of Contemporary Art, 2015

Nomination for the Rema Hort Mann Grant, 2015, 2019

Studio System Residency, Torrance Art Museum, 2015

Painting’s Edge Residency, Idyllwild, CA 2006

REVIEWS AND BIBLOGRAPHY

fullBlede issue 4 and 5

Peripheral Vision- Salon 08

On Procession – The Egg at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, Catalog

Time Out New York – Marching Madness, by Howard Halle, 2008

The Indianapolis Star – April 27, 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