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SELECTED WORKS BY Josh Faught

Triage
Josh Faught
Triage

2009

Hemp, nail polish, spray paint, indigo, logwood, toilet paper, pins, books, plaster, yarn, hand made wooden sign, denim, and gloves

203.2 x 304.8 cm
It Takes a Lifetime to Get Exactly Where You Are
Josh Faught
It Takes a Lifetime to Get Exactly Where You Are

2012

Handwoven sequin trim, handwoven hemp, cedar blocks, cotton, polyester, wool, cochineal dye (made from ground up bugs), straw hat with lace, toilet paper, paper towels, scrapbooking letters, Jacquard woven reproduction of a panel from the AIDS quilt, silk handkerchief, indigo, political pins, disaster blanket, gourd, gold leaf, plaster cat, cedar blocks, and nail polish

243.8 x 609.6 cm
Untitled
Josh Faught
Untitled

2013

Hand-dyed, handwoven and crocheted hemp; wool; cochineal (from ground up bugs); indigo; silver lamé yarn; pretzels (plastic); spilled nail polish; nachos (rubber); chocolate chip cookies (plastics); onion rings (rubber); pins; and greeting cards

581.7 x 254 cm
The Professor (Scott)
Josh Faught
The Professor (Scott)

2014

Hand woven and crocheted hemp and gold lamé (hand dyed in colors to match the 2013/2014 fashion forecast), Indigo, wool, sequin trim, coffee spill (resin), pins, and Scrapbooking

182.8 x 132 x 5 cm
Issues
Josh Faught
Issues

2015

Hand dyed, crocheted, and woven hemp, Jacquard woven advertisement for gay traffic school, pins, reproduction of the Hobby Directory, scrapbooking stickers, wool, indigo, spray paint, and sequins on linen.

264.2 x 223.5 cm

Josh Faught's BIOGRAPHY

Josh Faught
Born in 1979, Saint Louis, Missouri
Lives and works in San Francisco, California


SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2014
Christmas Creep, Lisa Cooley, New York
I know I came into this room for a reason, Kendall Koppe Gallery, Glasgow,Scotland

2013

2012
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art SECA Art Award: BE BOLD For WhatYou Stand For, BE CAREFUL For What You Fall For, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California (catalogue)
Snacks, Supports, and Something to Rally Around, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, Missouri
Longtime Companion, Lisa Cooley, New York

2011
Josh Faught and William J. O’Brien, Lisa Cooley, New York

2010
Procedures to Reduce Contamination and Stimulate Better Living, Western Bridge, Seattle, Washington
While the Light Lasts, Lisa Cooley, New York

2009
Josh Faught: 2009 Betty Bowen Award Winner, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington

2005
My Other Car is a Broom, Booster and Seven, Chicago, Illinois

GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2015
Borrowed Alibis, Freymond – Guth Fine Arts Ltd., Zurich, Switzerland
Pretty Raw, Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts
Material Fix, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Static Cling 2, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, New York
The Peacock, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, Austria

2014
Fiber: Sculpture 1960 - Present, Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, Boston,Massachusetts (October 1, 2014 – January 5, 2015); will travel to the Wexner
Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio (January 30 – April 5, 2015); Des Moines Art Center, Iowa (May 2 – August 2, 2015)
As We Were Saying: Art and Identity in the Age of “Post,” The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts Project Space, New York
Outside the Lines: Rites of Spring, Contemporary Art Museum Houston, Texas

2013
The Peacock, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, Austria
Where I Lived, and What I Lived For, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Ontario, Canada

2012
The Unspecific Index, 601 Artspace, New York
Material Occupation, University Art Museum, Albany, New York (catalogue)

2011
Painting Expanded, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York

2010
The Craft, Lehmann College Art Gallery, New York
Made in U.S.A., Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, Washington

2009
Call + Response, Portland Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, Oregon
On the Pleasure of Hating: Love turns, with a little indulgence, to indifference or disgust; Hatred alone is immortal, Lisa Cooley, New York

2008
Creswell Crags, Lisa Cooley, New York
Teratoid Territory, Front Room Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio
The Horror Show, Chicago Arts Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

2007
Impossible Violence: A History of Selves, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, Illinois
Faught, Mannis, O’Brien, Second Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
Mr. Softy, Roots and Cultural Contemporary Art Center, Chicago, Illinois
Beyond the Rainbow, Buckham Gallery, Flint, Michigan
The Kindness of Strangers, Helm Gallery, Tacoma, Washington
2006 Thesis Exhibition, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Digital Beginnings, Project Space, Chicago, Illinois
Patheticize, Open End Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
2005 Drawn to Drawing, Betty Rymer Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
Small Works for Big Change, Orchard, New York
2004 Dark Matters, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland