Artist / CV

Chelsea Culprit

Chelsea Culprit lives and works in Mexico City.

EDUCATION

2007

  • BFA Studio Art, and BFA Art History, Theory, and Criticism, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017

  • Right to Remain Elegant, presented by Galería La Esperanza, Barba Azul, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Fishnets, curated by Kunsthalle Freeport, A Certain Lack of Coherence, Porto, Portugal

2016

  • Miss Universe, Yautepec, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Blessed with a Job, Queer Thoughts, N.Y.C., NY, USA

2015

  • Cloud Illusions I Recall, Born Nude, Chicago, IL, USA
  • ella, ella, ella…, Johannes Vogt Gallery, N.Y.C., NY, USA
  • Pagan SLUTz, Spf15, San Diego, CA, USA

2014

  • In the flesh, Important Projects, Oakland, CA, USA

2011

  • Rosetta Inc., 186 Carpenter, Providence, RI, USA

2010

  • Dream On Hair Salon, Heraclitian Topologies, A.C.R.E. Projects, Chicago, IL, USA

2009

  • Laughing from the Other Side of Your Face, Links Hall, Chicago, IL, USA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018

  • Material Art Fair 2018, w/ 🍞 , CDMX, Mexico (Upcoming)
  • Mexico City: A Case Study, curated by Chris Sharp, Australian Center for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, Australia (Upcoming)

2017

  • Ruberta Spring/Autumn ’18, CARNE, Bogotá, Colombia
  • Code Fair, w/ Roman Road, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Marching to the Beat, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Meshes of the Afternoon, curated by Attilia Fattori Franchini, Roman Road, London, England
  • Lucky Draw, Sculpture Center, Long Island City, NY, USA
  • The New Normal, Ashkal Alwan, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Paroxysm of Union, curated By Kunsthalle Freeport, Leonidou 21, Athens, Greece
  • Asunciones, curated by Gabriel González Acosta and Diego Salvador Rios, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Ozone Flowers, Galería Mascota, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Dawning, presented by Attilia Fattori Franchini and Yves Scherer, Capitán Gallo, Mexico City, Mexico

2016

  • Trauma Sauna, ASHES/ASHES, Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Venusia, Preliminary Group, curated by Mohamed Almusibi, Bolgna, Italy
  • Baby, I’m a Star, Romeo, N.Y.C., NY, USA
  • Europa and the Bull, curated by Attilia Fattori Franchini, LambdaLambdaLambda, Prishtina, Kosovo
  • Stoneroses #4, curated by Santiago Tacetti and Mirak Jamal, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Opals, curated by Vincent Honoré, Galleri Opdahl, Starvanger, Norway
  • I AM SILVER, Foxy Production, NYC, NY, USA
  • By Hand, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA
  • Material Art Fair, w/ Spf15, Mexico City, Mexico
  • X Bienal de Nicaragua, curated by Oliver Martinez Kandt, Fundacion Ortiz Gurdian, Leon, Nicaragua

2015

  • Power Objects: The Future Has a Primitive Heart, Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, MI, USA
  • Buying Friends; The Kortman Collection, Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, MI, USA
  • re: a memo to peregrine staff, Lodos, organized by Peregrine Program, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Rainbow, Queer Thoughts, San Juan del Sur; La Virgen; San Jose de los Remates, Nicaragua

2014

  • Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit Benefit Auction, MOCAD, Detroit, MI, USA
  • Material Art Fair, w/ Queer Thoughts, Mexico City, Mexico
  • You Slayer Me, Rainbo Club, Chicago, IL, USA

2013

  • Nature’s Bounty, Chicago Center for Green Technology, Chicago, IL, USA
  • Rose: A Benefit and Exhibition for Rose Marcus, Cleopatra’s, N.Y.C., NY. USA
  • Dark Roses, curated by Queer Thoughts, Wake Gallery, Detroit, MI, USA

SELECTED COLLABORATIVE PERFORMANCES

2013

  • FREE THE UNIVERSE presented by Chicago CD Music, The Mutiny, Chicago, IL, USA

2012

  • Contemporary Art Club, with Matthew Lutz-Kinoy, stedelijk at trouw/de verdieping, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, NL

2011

  • Donna Haraway’s Expanded Benefits Package, with Matthew Lutz-Kinoy, New Museum, N.Y.C., NY
  • BCC #5: A Retrospective of Remixed Dreams, with Matthew Lutz-Kinoy, -1, Paris, France

2009

  • Give It To Mamma, BASSO, Berlin, Germany

SELECTED PUBLIC ART

2014

  • Uptown Choreography for Albers (mural) with Amanda Williams, Lawrence Red Line Stop, Chicago Transit Authority, Chicago, IL, USA

RESIDENCIES

2014

  • Summer Forum, Joshua Tree, CA, USA

2010

  • A.C.R.E., Steuben, WI, USA

2009

  • Harold Arts, Chester Hill, OH, USA
  • BASSO, Berlin, Germany

LECTURES, TALKS, PANELS

2016

  • Depaul University, Chicago, IL: Midwest Art Historians Conference, Experimental Practice
  • The Graham Foundation, Chicago, IL: Screening & Conversation: Barbara Kasten and Chelsea Culprit
  • Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island: Artist Talk

AWARDS

2016

  • The Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts Grant to Individuals for Exhibitions, 1.5 Rooms

BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • Jesus Pacheco, “Expone pintura y neones en el Barba Azul,” Chilango Mag, (May 31, 2017)
  • Loney Abrams. “8 Mexico City-based Emerging Artists You Need to Know”, Artspace (Jan, 2017)
  • Sandra Barba. “Feminismo y belleza: Hillary Clinton y Alicia Machado”, Letras Libres (Oct, 2016)
  • Kim Cordova. “Chelsea Culprit – Miss Universe”, Art Review (Sep, 2016)
  • “Chelsea Culprit at Yautepec”, Contemporary Art Daily (Sep, 2016)
  • Nika Chilewich. “Imagen como mercancía en el arte de Chelsea Culprit”, i-D Mexico (Sep, 2016)
  • Operación Hormiga. “La Utilización Priorizada”, La Tempestad (Sep, 2016)
  • Nika Chilewich. “Miss Universe”, Excelsior (Aug, 2016)
  • “Chelsea Culprit at Yautepec”, Art Viewer (Aug, 2016)
  • “I am Silver” at Foxy Productions, Artforum Critics’ Picks (July, 2016)
  • “X Bienal de Nicaragua,” Contemporary Art Daily, (May 15, 2016)
  • Somi Umolu and Harold Mendez, “Incidents of Travel,” The Kadist Foundation (May 14, 2016)
  • Martha Schwendener, “Soho and TriBeCa, a Cradle of Contemporary Art,” The New York Times (April 21, 2016)
  • Ashton Cooper, “CHELSEA CULPRIT, Blessed With a Job,” The Brooklyn Rail (April 6, 2016)
  • “Selections From Material Art Fair,” Sex Magazine, (February 9, 2016)
  • Devon Van Houten Maldonado , “Itinerant and Off-the-Map Galleries Find a Place in Mexico City,” Hyperallergic (Feb. 5, 2016)
  • “La semana del arte en Mexico,” i-D, (January 26, 2016)
  • “Material Art Fair,” aqnb.com, (January 2, 2016)
  • Heidi Norton, “Heidi Norton Interviews Vincent Uribe, Chelsea Culp, and Ben Foch,” OFLUXO, (August, 2015)
  • Inside/Within, (January 14, 2015)
  • LVL3 Media Artist of the Week, LVL3 Media (September 8, 2014)
  • Kevin Barrett Weil, “Madam Thou Art Bonkers at The Hills Esthetic Center,” Temporary Art Review, (November 12, 2013)
  • Caroline Picard, “Pledging Artistic Friendship: “2 of a Kind” at LVL3”, Art21: blog, (July 16, 2013)
  • Claudine Ise, “Top Ten Chicago Art Shows of 2012,” The Chicago Tribune, (December 20, 2012)
  • Jason Foumberg, “New City’s Top 5 of Everything 2012: Art” New City, (December 20, 2012)
  • Department of Cultural Events and Tourism, “Chicago Artist Month; Block by Block,” Time Out Chicago, (October 2012)
  • Pedro Velez, “Walking in Podville,” New City, (October 09, 2012)
  • Jason Foumberg, “Burn the Pedestal,” Sculpture Magazine, (October 2012)
  • Lori Waxman, “Home is Where the Feral Cats Watch T.V.,” The Chicago Tribune, (October 10, 2012)
  • Evangeline Politis, “Shifting Focus,” SAIC Alumni Spotlight (October 2012)
  • Legacy Russell, “Expanded Benefits: Matthew Lutz-Kinoy and Sophie,” BOMBLOG, (January 11, 2012)
  • Lori Waxman, “Can happiness really be as simple as looking at art?,” The Chicago Tribune, (November 23, 2011)
  • Bert Stabler, “Review: Chelsea Culp/ Seerveld Gallery,” New City, (March 07, 2011)
  • Jason Foumberg, “Review: Chelsea Culp and Ben Foch/ Vega Estates,” New City, (June 29, 2009)