Hugo Crosthwaite

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Education:

 

1997        San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA

School of Art, Art History and Design

BA/Applied Arts and Sciences

 

                  1994    Southwestern College, Chula Vista, California, USA

                         

Solo Exhibitions:

 

2005      Maniera Obscura - In a Dark Manner

ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries, Miami, Florida, USA.

 

2004        Caprichos

Tropico de Nopal Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA.

 

2003        Tablas de una Novena & Other Drawings

David Zapf Gallery, San Diego, California, USA.

 

2003        Dibujos "Urbe Tenebrosa"

Tropico de Nopal Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA.                  

 

2002        Dibujos "On the Border of Surrealism"

Daniel Saxon Gallery, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.          

 

2001     Hugo Crosthwaite

            Galerie D’Art International, Solana Beach, California, USA.

 

2000     Tablas de una Novena

Centro Cultural Tijuana (CECUT), Tijuana, Baja Californía, México.

 

2000        Más allá de lo Etéreo

Sponsored by Centro Cultural Tijuana (CECUT)

Itinerary: Casa de la Cultura, Hermosillo, Sonora; Galería de Arte Moderno DIFOCUR, Culiacán, Sinaloa; Galería Carlos Olachea, La Paz, Baja Californía Sur; Galería de la Cuidad, Mexicali, Baja Californía, México.

 

1998        Dibujos de la serie "Urbe Tenebrosa"

Galería Multiforo del Instituto de Cultura de Baja Californía (ICBC), Tijuana, Baja Californía, México; Tijuana State Gallery, Tijuana, Baja Californía, México.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Group Exhibitions:

 

2006-8   TRANSactions: Contemporary Latin American and Latino Art

Itinerary: Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, California; Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York; High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia; Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, North Carolina, USA.

                       

                        2007     Luck of the Draw

                                    Hunsaker/Schlesinger Fine Art, Santa Monica, California, USA.

 

                        2007     INCOGNITO

                                    Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, California, USA.

 

2007     Merrill Lynch’s Arteaméricas – the Latin American Art Fair, featured artist of ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries, March 16-18, Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami, Florida, USA.

 

2006-7   La Primera Bienal de Dibujo de las Americas “Rafael Cauduro” Tijuana 2006

            Palacio de Cultura, Tijuana, México.

 

2006-7   From Mexico to Tierra del Fuego: Latin American Art of the 21st Century

                                    Mason Murer Fine Art, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

 

2006     Bridge Art Fair Miami06, featured artist of Art/Space Virginia Miller Galleries, December 7-10, The Catalina Hotel and Beach Club, Miami, Florida, USA.

 

2006     Paper Traces: Latin American Prints and Drawings from the Museum’s Collection, San Diego Museum of Art, California, USA.

 

2006-7   Strange New World/Extraño Nuevo Mundo: Arte y diseño desde Tijuana

Itinerary: Mexican Cultural Institute, Washington DC; Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, California; Santa Monica Museum of Art, California, USA; Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City, Mexico.

 

2006     Inspiration: Mexico

            David Zapf Gallery, San Diego, California, USA.

 

2006     Merrill Lynch’s Arteaméricas-the Latin American Art Fair, featured artist of ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries, March 3-6, Coconut Grove Convention Center, Miami, Florida, USA.

 

2005-6   VII Bienal Monterrey FEMSA de Pintura, Escultura e Instalactión

Centro de las Artes, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, México.

 

2005     Young Latin Americans

            ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries, Miami, Florida, USA.

 

2005     Latin American Invitational 2005

            ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries, Miami, Florida, USA.

 

2005     Merrill Lynch’s Arteaméricas-the Latin American Art Fair, featured artist of ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries, Coconut Grove Convention Center, Miami, April 7-11, 2005

 

2004-5   XII Bienal Rufino Tamayo

Organized by Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo, Cuidad de México, México.

Itinerary: Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo, Cuidad de México; Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Oaxaca; Galería del Centro de Difusión Cultural Instituto Potosino de Bellas Artes, San Luis Potosi; Museo de Arte de Sinaloa, Culicán; Museo de Arte de Querétaro; Espacio Cultural Metropolitano, Tamaulipas, México.

 

2004     Art at War

Chicago State University, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

 

2004     Art at War

            Aldo Castillo Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

 

2004     Likeness and Presence: Contemporary Religious Expressions

            Galeria Otra Vez, Self Help Graphics, Los Angeles, California, USA.

 

2004     Mujeres de Juarez: Art Against Crime

Hispanic Museum of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

 

2004     LARVA

Organized by Centro Cultural Tijuana (CECUT), Tijuana, Baja Californía, México.  Itinerary includes Tijuana, Monterrey and Guanajuato – Cervantino Festival. 

 

2004     La Figura Humana/The Human Figure

Southwestern College Art Gallery, San Diego, California, USA.

 

2004     Latin Visions: Mexican Artists Look at Erotica

X-ART Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA.

 

2003     BenchMark Project

Sponsored by the San Diego City College Foundation, San Diego, California, USA.

 

2003     Artists of Baja Norte

Galerie D’Art International, Solana Beach, California, USA. 

 

2002     The Perception of Appearances: A Decade of American Contemporary Figurative Drawing

            Frye Art Museum, Seattle, Washington, USA.

 

2002     II Bienal Internacional de Estandartes, V Salón

            Centro Cultural Tijuana (CECUT), Tijuana, Baja Californía, México.

 

2002     Ando Grabando, Etchings from Tijuana

            Self Help Graphics, Galería Otra Vez, Los Angeles, California, USA.

 

2001        Pintura Fresca

Luckman Gallery, California State University, Los Angeles, USA.

 

2001     Grabados Cruzando Fronteras

            Galería 23 y 12, Vedado, La Habana, Cuba.

 

2000        Transmigration: Rituals and Items

Itinerary: Sala de Arte de la Universidad Autónoma de Baja Californía, Tijuana, Baja Californía, México; Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, California, USA.

 

 

Commissions:

 

2003     Commission from the City of Los Angeles to participate in mural project for The Wall - Las Memorias at Lincoln Park, Los Angeles, California, USA.

            www. thewalllasmemorias.org

 

Covers:

San Diego CityBeat, Vol, 4, Issue 40, May 17, 2006.

 

Arte Al Dia International, No. 109, Summer 2005.

 

Minor Omissions: Children in Latin American History and Society

Edited by Tobias Hecht, University of Wisconsin Press, 2002.

 

Across the Line/Al Otro Lado: The Poetry of Baja California

Edited by Harry Polkinhorn and Mark Weiss, Junction Press, San Diego, 2002.

 

Luca: Discourse of Life and Death

By Rochelle Owens and Marjorie Perloff, Junction Press, San Diego, 2001.

 

GUERRA

Poems by Armando Gonzalez B., all images by Hugo Crosthwaite, Impresos Graficos de Tijuana, Baja Californía, México, 2000

 

Guest Lectures:

                  2003    Casa de la Cultura, Tijuana, Baja Californía, México.

 

                        1999     University of Baja Californía, Tijuana, Baja Californía, México.

 

Awards/Honors:

 

2006-7   La Primera Bienal de Dibujo de las Americas “Rafael Cauduro” Tijuana 2006

            Palacio de Cultura, Tijuana, México.

 

2005-6   VII Bienal Monterrey FEMSA de Pintura, Escultura e Instalactión

Centro de las Artes, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, México.

 

2004-5   XII Bienal Rufino Tamayo

Organized by Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo, Cuidad de México, México.

 

2001        Fondo Estatal para la Cultura y las Artes (FOECA) Jóvenes Creadores, Mexicali, Baja Californía, México.

 

Bibliography:

Hernandez, Daniel, “Nuevo Cool – Tijuana Art in Santa Monica,” LA Weekly, January 24, 2007.

 

Ollman, Leah, “Inventing Tijuana,” Art in America, December 2006, p. 76, with reproduction.

 

Pincus, Robert L., “’Paper’ Weight,” The San Diego Union Tribune, November 23, 2006, p. 31.

 

Grant, Daniel, “Latin American Art Takes Off,” ARTnews, October 2006, p. 116.

 

Teagle, Rachel, “La frontera de la ciencia ficción,” Dia Siete, Vol. 6, No. 303, p. 48-55, with reproductions.

 

 “Borderland,” Juxtapoz, September 2006, p. 16, with reproduction.

 

Lewinson, David, “Crossing Borders – Tijuana’s art migration heads north of MCASD’s mega exhibit” Riviera, May 2006, p. 54.

 

Beckman, Rachel, “Exhibition Review – Extraño Nuevo Mundo/Strange New World,” Washington City Paper, April 2006.

 

Shaw-Eagle, Joanna, “Tijuana’s ‘Strange New World’,” The Washington Times, April 8, 2006, p. B01.

 

Harvey, Anthony L., “Neighborhood Art Exhibits Not to Miss,” InTowner Newspaper, March 2006.

 

Lucie-Smith, Edward, “Hugo Crosthwaite – A New Post-Modernist,” Arte Al Dia International, no. 109, Summer 2005, p. 22-27, with reproductions.

 

Evora, Jose Antonio, “ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries: Caras nuevas entre los invitados,” El Nuevo Herald, June 26, 2005.

 

 “Hugo Crosthwaite presenta Maniera Obscura/In a Dark Manner: 1998-2005 en ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries,” ArtPremium, Vol. 2, No. 8, May-June 2005, p. 13, with reproductions.

 

Herrera T., Adriana, “Obras de Hugo Crosthwaite adquiridas por dos importantes museos,” El Nuevo Herald, May 8, 2005, page 2D, with reproduction.

 

Luis, Carlos M., “Hugo Crosthwaite – de gran fuerza dramatica,” El Nuevo Herald, May 1, 2005, page 8D, with reproduction.

 

Lucie-Smith, Edward, “Hugo Crosthwaite,” Arte al Dia International, no. 108, April-May 2005, p. 105-106, with reproduction.

 

Suarez de Jesus, Carlos, “Pencil Him In – Life caught in the Crosthwaite,” Miami New Times, March 25, 2005.

 

Triff, Alfredo, “In a Dark Manner: 1998-2005,” Miami New Times, March 25, 2005.

 

 “Hugo Crosthwaite exhibe su dibujo figurativo,” El Hispano, EFE, Online Edition Volume XXVIII, No. 12, March 24, 2005.

 

Sorell, Victor Alejandro, "A Global Response to War Rendered in Words and Images," New York Arts Magazine, October 26, 2004.

 

González Rosas, Blanca, “XII Bienal Rufino Tamayo,” Proceso, no. 1453, September 2004.

 

Twardy, Chuck, "Exhibit Shines Light on Unsolved Mexican Murders," Las Vegas Weekly, August 26, 2004.

 

Schillaci, Kelle, "Scenes of Crime," Las Vegas City Life, August 18, 2004.

 

Casey, Juliet V., "Art Exhibit Put Focus on Crimes Against Women," Las Vegas Review-Journal, August 14, 2004, p. 3B.

 

"Galería de Arte es en 'Tesoro Econdido' en el Sur del Condado - Recién Remodelada Galería Comieza Nueva Era con 'La figura humana'," La Prensa - San Diego, March 12, 2004, with reproduction.

 

"Art Gallery is 'Hidden Treasure' of South County - Newly Remodeled Gallery Begins New Era with 'The Human Figure'," La Prensa - San Diego, March 12, 2004.

 

Kun, Josh, "The New Border Aesthetic," Los Angeles Times Magazine, January 18, 2004, p. 21.

 

Kendricks, Neil, "Mexican Sampler - Exhibit Showcases some of Baja California's Promising Artists," The San Diego Union-Tribune, September 25, 2003, p. 47, with reproduction.

 

Pincus, Robert L., "Super, Natural," The San Diego Union-Tribune, August 14, 2003, p. 40, with reproduction.

 

Myers, Holly, "From Nine Tijuana Artists: Perspectives as Fresh as the Paint," Los Angeles Times, November 24, 2001, p. F8.

 

Hazard, Ann, "Northern Baja - An Emerging Art Mecca," The Coast News, February 22, 2001.