Margo Wolowiec

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BIOGRAPHY MARGO WOLOWIEC

1985   Born in Metro Detroit, Michigan

Lives and works in Detroit, Michigan

 

EDUCATION

 

2013   MFA, California College of the Arts, San Francisco

2007   BFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

 

AWARDS/PRIZES/SCHOLARSHIPS

 

2013   Barclay Simpson Award

2011   Graduate Merit Scholarship, California College of the Arts

2007   Bachelor of Fine Arts Fellowship, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

 

SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS  

 

2017

Evergreen, Searchlight, Rosebud, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco
Rose Garden, Harpers Books, New York

 

2016

Summer Learning Loss, Laura Bartlett Gallery, London
Double Blind, Anat Egbi, Los Angeles
Spectra (two person show with Jacqueline Kiyomi Gordon), Et Al. etc., San Francisco

 

2015

Margo Wolowiec and Travess Smalley, Harper’s Books, East Hampton
Corrections and Exposures, Lisa Cooley, New York

 

2014

Nikolas Pence and Margo Wolowiec, East Hampton Shed, East Hampton
Margo Wolowiec, Anat Ebgi, Los Angeles
Following, Johansson Projects, Oakland

 

2013  

Catching Thread, Grizzly Grizzly, Philadelphia

 

2012

Skeleton, Playspace Projects, San Francisco

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2018

Textile Abstraction, Curated by Jens Hoffman, Galeria Casas Riegner, Bogota
The Ages, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco

 

2017

Gjon Mili International Photography Exhibition, National Gallery of Kosovo, Prishtina, Kosovo
A Space For Thought, Brand New Gallery, Milan
A Thread of Execution, Dimensions Variable, Miami
No Evidence of Sign, LUCE Gallery, Torino
Tie Up, Drawn Down, co-curated by Natalie Campbell and Carissa Carman, Center for Craft, Creativity and Design, Asheville, NC

 

2016

Baby Grand, Detroit, MI
The Present and The Probable, Curated by Jessica Silverman, Fused Space, San Francisco
Lines That Tie: Carole Beadle and Lia Cook, Museum of Craft and Design, San Francisco

 

2015  

Catfish, Anat Ebgi, Los Angeles
Granpalazzo, Palazzo Rospigliosi, Rome
La Mer Insomniaque, Laura Bartlett Gallery, London

 

2014  

Writing Lessons, Butter Projects, Royal Oak, Michigan
The History of Technology, Jessica Silverman, San Francisco
Zeroes and Ones, Curated by Amy Owens, Di Rosa, Napa

 

2013

Sea Stories Between the Tides, Highlight Gallery, San Francisco
New New Work, Curated by Aaron Harbor, Interface Gallery, Oakland
MFA Thesis Exhibition, California College of the Arts, San Francisco
Barclay Simpson Award Exhibition, Oliver Art Center, Oakland

 

2012  

KNOTS: Textile Topologies, College Avenue Galleries, Oakland

Corner of the World, MacArthur B Arthur, Oakland
The Brodmann Areas: A New Ballet from Norte Maar, Center For Performance Research, New York
MFA Now, Root Division, San Francisco

 

2011  

In Motion, College Avenue Galleries, Oakland

 

2010  

Wanton Fluctuation, YoHo Artists Lofts, Yonkers, New York
I Can’t Go On, I’ll Go On, The Janus Project, New York
Glitch Generation, BAC Gallery, New York

 

2009  

1.09262009, MVSEVM, Chicago

 

2008  

Playlist, Uri Gallery, DukSung Women’s University, Seoul

 

2007  

InHabit, Revolving Doors Gallery, Chicago

 

SELECTED PRESS

 

2016  

Muriel Zagha, Margo Wolowiec, Elephant Magazine, Winter Issue Anton Stuebner, Spectra: Jacqueline Kiyomi Gordon and Margo Wolowiec, Art Practical, April 12
Jonathan T. D. Neil, Margo Wolowiec, Double Blind, ArtReview, April Issue
Domenico de Chirico, Margo Wolowiec: Double Blind, Aujourd’hui, Feb 8
Kevin Greenberg, Margo Wolowiec, The Last Magazine, Spring Issue

 

2015

Ramona Barry, Rebecca Jobson, Contemporary Artist Profiles, The Craft Companion, Thames and Hudson, Nov 1
Anne Schriber, Critics Pick: Catfish, Artforum.com, Oct 23
E.D. Noice, Catfish at Anat Ebgi, atractivoquenobello, 25 September
Michael Slenske, The Art World’s New Material Obession: Fiber, The Wall Street Journal, 14 August
Leora Lutz, Margo Wolowiec: The Elusive Narrative, Surface Design Journal, Spring 2015
Caroline Douglas, Friday Dispatch: LA MER INSOMNIAQUE, Contemporary Art Society, 20 February

 

2014  

Stefano Pirovano, The tapestry company: Gino Saccone, Margo Wolowiec and Pieter Coecke van Aeist, Conceptual Fine Arts, 21 November
Steven Zevitas, 15 Artists to Watch, Huffington Post, 16 December
Jonathan Griffin, The History of Technology, Frieze, Issue 133, October
The Double Face of Fiac (Off)iccielle: Locals vs. LA, Conceptual Fine Arts, 21 October
Margo Wolowiec at Anat Ebgi, 2-Times, 22 May
Leah Ollman, Margo Wolowiec’s Weavings Based On Tradition and Trash, Los Angeles Times, 9 May
Sarah Hotchkiss, Two Solo Shows Redefine Textile Work, Carets and Sticks, 24 February

 

2013  

Mellisa Robbins, Margo Wolowiec at Grizzly Grizzly, Critical Discourse, 19 October­­

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Kadist Collection, San Francisco, CA

Detroit Center for Photography, Frame/s Digital Gallery of Lens Based Media

MacLean Collection, Libertyville, Illinois