ANDREW SCHOULTZ

Les frénétiques peintures d’Andrew Schoultz mettent en scène une histoire éphémère vouée à se répéter, pour laquelle l’artiste puise son inspiration dans la cartographie allemande du 15e siècle aussi bien que dans la miniature indienne. Dans ses techniques mixtes sur papier ou sur toile souvent tendues sur des panneaux, les notions de guerre, de spiritualité et d’impérialisme socio-politique sont des thèmes récurrents, mis en parallèle à une toute aussi répétitive poursuite contemporaine de l’accumulation et du pouvoir. Ses mondes imaginaires sont peuplés de navires et de chevaux de guerre engloutis sous des motifs rappelant la tapisserie traditionnelle persane ou les posters psychédéliques des années 70. Un complexe enchevêtrement de lignes, de peinture, de feuilles de métal et de collage ondule sous la main méticuleuse de Schoultz, de ses oeuvres intimistes à ses grandioses peintures murales et installations.
Alors que son univers pictural semble n’être que chaos et débordement, Schoultz apporte aussi un sentiment de charmante fantaisie – une dissonance qui paraît vaguement familière à notre monde moderne.

Schoultz (né en 1975) est diplômé en Illustration de la Academy of Arts University de San Francisco (2003). Il vit et travaille à Los Angeles.
Des expositions personnelles lui ont été consacrées dans un grand nombre de villes aux Etats-Unis ainsi qu’à Copenhague, Rotterdam, Londres, Milan. Il se consacre depuis ces dernières années aux expositions institutionnelles et de ce fait, a participé à des expositions au Andy Warhol Museum (PA, USA), Torrance Art Museum (CA, USA), Biennale de la Havane (Cuba), Hyde Park Arts Center (IL, USA), Laguna Art Museum (CA, USA), San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, LACMA-Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Frederick R. Weisman Foundation (CA, USA), The Progressive Art Collection (OH, USA). Il est également connu pour ses grandes fresques murales, qu’il a notamment réalisées à Portland, Jogjakarta (Indonésie), San Francisco, Miami, Manille (Philippines), Hawaii, …

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NEWS
Schoultz a réalisé une grande installation monumentale – skatepark à Miami en décembre 2016 en conjonction avec Art Basel Miami Beach, commandée par Juxtapoz et Mana Contemporary. Images et vidéos ici.

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COLLECTIONS PUBLIQUES

Urban Nation Museum, Berlin
The Marciano Collection, Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
The Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
The Progressive Art Collection, Mayfield Village, OH
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, San Francisco, CA
The Honolulu Art Museum Permanent Collection, Honolulu, HI
Museum of Art and History, Lancaster, CA
Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
Fidelity Investments Corporate Contemporary Art Collection, Los Angeles, CA
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA
Monterey Art Museum, Monterey, CA

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SHOWS

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS & PROJECTS

2018
New Works, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN
2017
Illuminated Opposition, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco
Subtle Beast, Galerie LJ, Paris
Volta, New York – Représenté par Joshua Liner Gallery
2016
Infinity Plaza, Juxtapoz ClubHouse @Miami Basel Week
Age of Empire, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY
2015
Cyclical Nature, Mark Moore Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Blown to Bits, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2014
Andrew Schoultz: Broken Order, Ruttkowski 68, Cologne, Germany
2013
New Work, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY
In Process – Andrew Schoultz, Monterey Art Museum, Monterey, CA
Fall Out, Mark Moore Gallery, Culver City, CA
2012
Ex Uno Plura, Eric Firestone Gallery, East Hampton, NY
Destroyer with Richard Colman, Cooper Cole Gallery, Toronto, Canada
To Be Announced with Richard Colman, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
2011
Unrest, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY
Images in Dialogue: Paul Klee and Andrew Schoultz, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
2010
Compound Eyes on the World: New Work by Andrew Schoultz, Arkitip Project Space, Los Angeles, CA
Melt Down: a large-scale installation by Andrew Schoultz, Arkitip Project Space, Los Angeles, CA
Crisis, Jerome Zodo Contemporary, Milan, Italy
2009
White Noise and Silence, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA
While the Glaciers Move and the Tides Change, Miracles Will Surely be Worked, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
New Ancient Structures with AJ Fosik, Space 1026, Philadelphia, PA
2008
In Gods We Trust, Marx & Zavattero, San Francisco, CA
In Chaos We Become the Ocean, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY
Chaotic Balance on Well Built Structures, MAMA Showroom, Rotterdam, Netherlands
2007
Power Structures and Chaos, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA
Chaotic Explosions of the Eye, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Common Denominator, White Walls, San Francisco, CA
2006
Loud and Quiet, Taylor De Cordoba, Los Angeles, CA
Cataclysmic Mayhem…, Jonathan LeVine Gallery, New York, NY
Motivational Baggage, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA
Myths & Murals, Alva Gallery, New London, CT
New Work, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY
Small Worlds, McCaig Welles Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Casualities of Convenience, Giant Robot, Los Angeles, CA
2005
Oracles and Ruminations, Sara Nightingale Gallery, Watermill, NY
2004
Carpe Cras, Black Market Gallery, Culver City, CA
Linescapes, Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Work…Ethic, Space Gallery, Portland, ME
2003
Wall Paintings, Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
The Artwork of Andrew Schoultz, aND Gallery, St. Paul, MN
2002
Bloom Town, Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Andrew Schoultz, Anno Domini, San Jose, CA
2001
Paintings and Drawings, Oh So Little…, San Francisco, CA
2000
Andrew Schoultz, The Detroit Contemporary, Detroit, MI

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017
SFMOMA, San Francisco – ‘Drawings from the Collection: 1980 – Today’
2016
Pop Up Exhibition in Wynwood, Castanier Gallery, Miami
Why I Want to Fuck Donald Trump, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York City
20th Anniversary Exhibition, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco
Between the Lines, The Space, Dubai, curated by Rom Levy (Street Art News), with Andrew Schoultz, Kenton Parker, RETNA, Andrew Faris, Paul Insect, BAST, eL Seed, Jenny Sharaf and Word to Mother
2015
Invisible College, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN
Left Coast: California Political Art, The James Gallery, New York, NY
That’s My Trip curated by Andrew Schoultz, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY
Art on Paper, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY
Vitality and Verve: Transforming the Urban Landscape, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
In Bloom, Mark Moore Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2014
Miami Project Art Fair with Joshua Liner Gallery, Miami, FL
Summer Mixer Group Show, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY
Your Favorite Artist’s Favorite Artist, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY
PULSE Contemporary Art Fair, with Hosfelt Gallery, Miami, FL
Holding it Together: Collage, Montage, Assemblage, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2013
Works from a Private Collection, Jerome Zodo Contemporary, Milan, Italy
Wider than a Postcard, Breeze Block Gallery, Portland, OR
Maco Mexico International Art Fair, with Jerome Zodo Contemporary, Mexico City, Mexico
Needles & Pens 10 Year Anniversary Show, The Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Gold Rush, Bentley Gallery, Phoenix, AZ
2012
Andrew Schoultz and Richard Colman, Cooper Cole Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Art Brussels, with Jerome Zodo Contemporary, Brussels, Belgium
Where My Cones At?, Double Break, San Diego, CA
Wonders-Masterpieces from a Private Collection in Denmark, The Kunsten Museum of Modern Art, Aalborg, Denmark
Gin & Juice, Ivory & Black, London, England
City of Fire curated by Arrested Motion, Stephen Webster, Beverly Hills, CA
Juxtapoz Turns 18, CoproGallery, Santa Monica, CA
The Boneyard Project: Return Trip, Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, AZ
2011
Art Los Angeles Contemporary with Jerome Zodo Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA
Burn in the USA, Cultural Association Ars Now Seragiotto, Padua, Italy
Sea Change: The 10th Anniversary Exhibition, Marx & Zavattero, San Francisco, CA
Ultrasonic VI: Appropriate, Mark Moore Gallery, Culver City, CA
2010
Opening Ceremony, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY
Playboy Redux: Contemporary Artists Interpret the Iconic Playboy Bunny, Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA
Album, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Default State Network, Raid Projects, Los Angeles, CA
Plain Air curated by Brian Wilmont, Cinders Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2009
ZOOM curated by Max Presneil, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
Chelsea Visits Havana, 10th Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba
Signs of the Apocalypse/Rapture, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
2008
In the Land of Retinal Delights, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
The Destruction of Atlantis, Union Gallery, London, England
Macrocosm, Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, CA
2007
Koln Show 2, European Kunsthalle and Linn Luhn, Cologne, Germany
Running Around the Pool, Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee, FL
LA Art in New York, Roberts & Tilton, New York, NY
Distinctive Messengers, House Of Campari, Los Angeles, CA
2006
War In The World, Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, NJ
Between Mind and Nature, Brattleboro Museum, Brattleboro, VT
Art Cologne, Galerie Borchardt, Cologne, Germany
Neo Plural, Scion Installation, Los Angeles, CA
Summer Group Show, Taylor De Cordoba, Los Angeles, CA
High Math, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Cartoon Networks, RAID Projects, Los Angeles, CA
Paradise Paved, Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Sun Valley, ID
2005
Mayhem, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
Other Possibilities, Track 16, Santa Monica, CA
Life Cycle Analysis, Intersection for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
2004
Comics Stripped, di Rosa Preserve, Napa, CA
2003
Sama-Sama/You’re Welcome, Intersection for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Undangan, Via Via Cafe, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
I Dart SF, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA
Gestalt, 509 Culture Center, San Francisco, CA
2002
Superhero, New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA
So Exquisite, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
2001
Hip Hop Nation, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

SELECTED SOLO MURALS & INSTALLATIONS
2017
Skatepark of Tampa, 24th Annual, Tampa, Florida
Forest For the Trees Festival, Portland
2016
Infinity Plaza Skatepark“, Juxtapoz Clubhouse, Miami, Wynwood
Urban Dawn II, Beirut
2015
Not A Drop To Drink, Empire Seven Studios, Japantown, CA, (25 x 150 ft)
2014
In Chaos We Become the Ocean, Pow Wow Hawaii, Honolulu, HI
2012
Destroyer, Mark Moore Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, (18 x 600 ft)
The Winds Are Changing, recording studio of Daniel Lanois, Toronto, Canada, (35 x 200 ft)
Spy Tiger, Acrylic on retired Jetstar CIA spy plane, “The Boneyard Project” curated by Carlo McCormick and Eric Firestone (35 x 100 x 85 ft)
2011
Black Flag Tornado, Fountain Head Residency Mural, Primary Flight for Art Basel Miami, FL, (35 x 100 ft)
2003
The World is Our…, Rocket Science Consulting, San Francisco, CA, (24 x 122 ft)
2001
City Limits Balmy Alley Mural Project, San Francisco, CA, (12 x 32 ft)
2000
F#?KIN” Dot Com, Clarion Alley Mural Project, San Francisco, CA, (600 sq. ft)

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PUBLICATIONS
Graffiti Art Magazine, “Andrew Schoultz, Echec et Mat“, été 2017, E. Dreyfus
Graffiti Art Magazine (éd.), Le Guide de l’Art Contemporain Urbain 2016, Paris, 2016
Joshua Liner Gallery (éd.), Andrew Schoultz: Age of Empire, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, 2016
Monterey Art Museum of Art (éd.), In Process-Andrew Schoultz, Catalogue of the exhibition at the Monterey Art Museum of Art, Monterey, 2013
J. Van Hoy, Milk And Honey: Contemporary Art in California, Ammo Books, Los Angeles, 2012
Andrew Schoultz: Up in the Air, Paper Press Museum, San Francisco, 2012
Jerome Zodo Contemporary (éd.), Andrew Schoultz: Crisis, Catalogo de la mostra, Milano, 2010
Ulysses: Departures, Journeys & Returns. The Artwork of Andrew Schoultz, Paper Museum Press, San Francisco, 2006

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