Anna Ostoya

Works

2012. Acrylic and oil paint, archival print on paper, gesso board. 23.75 x 17.75 inches, 60.3 x 45.1 cm.
2012. Acrylic and oil paint, archival print on paper, gesso board. 23.75 x 17.75 inches, 60.3 x 45.1 cm. Inv# AO5389
2012. Acrylic and oil paint, archival print on paper, gesso board. 19.75 x 15.75 inches, 50.2 x 40 cm.
2012. Acrylic and oil paint, archival print on paper, gesso board. 23.75 x 17.75 inches, 60.3 x 45.1 cm.
Oil on canvas 51 x 61 cm From the series: From a to ∞, 2008-09
Oil on canvas 31.5 x 31.5 in From the series: From a to ∞, 2008-09
Collage on canvas 31.5 x 31.5 From the series: From a to ∞, 2008-09
Collage and oil on canvas 24 x 20 in. From the series: From a to ∞, 2008-09
Blood on canvas 24 x 20 in. From the series: From a to ∞, 2008-09
Oil and collage on canvas 20 x 24 in. From the series: From a to ∞, 2008-09
Albert Einstein, 'Why War?', print on paper 11 3/4 x 8 1/4 in. From the series: a to ∞, 2008-09
Cardboard and acrylic 31.5 x 31.5 x 51 in From the series: From a to ∞, 2008-09
Oil on canvas 20 x 20 in. From the series: From a to ∞, 2008-09
Oil and collage on canvas 24 x 20 in. From the series: From a to ∞, 2008-09
Oil on canvas 24 x 20 in. From the series: From a to ∞, 2008-09
Oil on canvas 20 x 27 in. From the series: From a to ∞, 2008-09

Biography

Born 1978, Krakow, Poland

Lives and works in New York, NY


Education

2009     Whitney Independent Study Program, Studio Program, New York, NY

2006     Städelschule, Frankfurt/M, MFA

2001     Parsons School of Art and Design, Paris, France, BFA

1997     Barbara Leoniak ZAR Atelier, Krakow


Awards and Residencies

2010

Artists-in-Residence Laboratory, CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland

2009

Mloda Polska, Polish Ministry of Culture, scholarship award

2008

Polish Culture, The Adam Mickiewicz Institute, scholarship award

Atelierstipendium, Hesse Cultural Foundation, Wiesbaden, residency in London, scholarship and publication

2006 – 2007

Gastatelier, Atelierfrankfurt, Frankfurt/M, studio residency

1997- 2001

Parsons School Scholarship, Parsons School of Art and Design in Paris, scholarship award


Selected Solo Exhibitions

 2014

Anna Ostoya, La Kunsthalle, Mulhouse, France

Disclosures (Post-Production), with Barbara Leoniak, Tegenboschvanvreden, Amsterdam

2013

Rips: Future Works, Silberkuppe, Berlin

Disclosures, Bortolami Gallery, New York, NY

2011

Autopis III. Notes, Copies and Masterpieces, Siberkuppe, Berlin, Germany

Exposures, Bortolami Gallery, New York, NY

Autopis II. Notes, Copies and Masterpieces, curated by Michal Jachula, Tegenboschvanvreden Gallery, Amsterdam

2010

Autopsis. Notes, Copies and Masterpieces, curated by Michal Jachula, Foksal Gallery, Warsaw, Poland

From a to , CCA Kronika, Bytom, Poland

2009

More Real Than What We See, curated by Antonio Grulli, Car Projects, Bologna, Italy

2008

The Object and the Non-Objective World, curated by Dagmar Heppner, Vrits, Basel, Switzerland

2006

It Might Be a Truth or a Lie, or Just the Sound of a Kiss, Schnittraum, Cologne, Germany


Selected Group Exhibitions

 2014    

Work, La Kunsthalle Mulhouse, Mulhouse, curated by Martha Kirszenbaum

2013

New Photography, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

IDENTITY, tegenboschvanvreden, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Sister Sara’s Theme, Prism, Los Angeles, curated by Stefania Palumbo and Gigiotto Del   Vecchio

Abstract Myths, Nest, Den Haag, Curated by Hans den Hartog Jager

Girls Can Tell, Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen, Germany

2012

Out of the Blue, Bortolami Gallery, New York, NY

Collage, Espace de l’art concret / Centre d’art contemporain, Mouans-Sartoux, France

Sex + Philosophy, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, curated by Christopher Eamon and Beth Stryker, New York, NY

2011

Please Close Your Eyes, European Culture Congress, Wrocław, curated by Martha Kirszenbaum

Rearview Mirror, The Power Plant, Toronto, Art Gallery of Alberta, curated by Christopher Eamon, Alberta, Canada

The Walls That Divide Us, Appexart, New York, curated by Miguel Amado

Footnote 6: as model, Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York, curated by Barbara Piwowarska

Soft Machines, Pace Gallery, New York, curated by Sarvia Jasso and Harmony Murphy

2010

Footnote 2. Correction, Silberkuppe, curated by Barbara Piwowarska, Berlin, Germany

What a Difference a Day Makes, Galerie Andreas Grimm, curated by Christopher Eamon, Munich, Germany

Cornered Rooms, Waterside Project Space, curated by Annabelle von Girsewald, London, England

Derangement, CCS Bard College, curated by Michal Jachulam, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

2009

Lisson presents 6, Lisson Gallery, curated by Elena Crippa & Ryan Gander, London, England

Heaven, 2nd Athens Biennale, curated by Zafos Xagoraris, Athens, Greece

Marginalia, CCS Bulletin Board Project, CCS Bard College, curated by Michal Jachula, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

Whitney ISP Exhibition ‘09, Art in General, New York, NY

Financial District, ISCP, curated by Miguel Amado, New York, NY

2008

Manifesta 7, The European Biennial of Contemporary Art, curated by Adam Budak, Rovereto, Italy

Something Must Break!, curated by Sebastian Cichocki, Myslowice, Poland

Hotel Kyjev: Time’s Up, Hotel Kyjev, curated by Lilian Fellmann, Bratislava, Slovakia

2007

Malarstwo polskie XXI w, (Polish Painting of XXI), Zacheta National Gallery, Warsaw, Poland

Aufzeichnung/Zapis 1, 2, 3 (Recording), Artpol, Krakow & Atelierfrankfurt, Frankfurt/M, Germany

 2006

Me and My Rhythm Box, Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2005

compulsive_handmades, Exit Gallery, Skopje, Macedonia

Missing Identity, Museum of Art, Pristhina, Portikus, Frankfurt/M, Germany

2004    

Dream Universe, Portikus, Frankfurt/M, Germany


Workshops, Festivals and Lectures

2004 – 2012      

Anna Ostoya, Artist Talk CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland

Knights Move, curated by Fionn Meade, Sculpture Centre, New York, NY

Pecha Kucha, curated by Annais Lellouche, ISCP, New York, NY

Art Approaches, lecture, The Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Arts, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

Saturday Afternoon, 1st of December, Leeds, radio: Resonance FM (London), Radio Papesse & RAI FM (Italy)

When Kittens Become Cats, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany

Art and Communism, symposium, co-organization, Staedelschule, Frankfurt/M, Germany

herbstCamp, workshop, Graz, Austria

Politics of the Image, symposium, co-organization, Staedelschule, Frankfurt/M, Germany

Attention! Polish Art Festival, installation in public space, Weimar, Germany

Missing Identity, Relations Organization project in Kosovo, Pristina and Frankfurt/M, Germany


Selected Bibliography

 2014

“Anna Ostoya’s Work,” Martha Kirszenbaum, Nero Magazine, No. 34,  Spring 2014

Work, catalog by Dancing Foxes Press, June 2014

“Against the Inertia of Disillusionment,” Anna Ostoya, Paralllax Magazine, April 2014

“Pseudomorphing,” interview by Jovana Stokic, Osmos, January 2014

“Break a Rule to Make a New One,” interview by Marta Gnyp, Zoo Magazine No.41,  2014

2013

“Anna Ostoya, Silberkuppe,” Kito Nedo, Artforum, Critic’s Picks, September 2013

“On View, New Photography 2013,” Maika Pollack, The New York Observer, September 30, 2013

“Images Propelled Beyond Pictures,” Ken Johnson,The New York Times, September 12, 2013

“Anna Ostoya and Barbara Leoniak: ‘Disclosures’,” Ken Johnson, The New York Times, June 13, 2013

Disclosures, Artforum advertisement, May 2013

2012

“Ein Koffer in New York,” German Art Magazin, December 2012

“Carnal Knowledge: Sex + Philosophy at Tonkonow Gallery in Chelsea”, Laura Itzkowitz, Untapped New York

2011

“Spiegelen, maar dan letterlijk genomen,” Door Hans Den Hartog Jager, NRC Handelsblad,

NRC Next, January 2011

2010

“Wnuczka z Cabaret Voltaire,” Stach Szablowski, Przekroj, no. 47, November 2010

“Sasnal usmarowany,” Zofia Smolinska, Dziennik, Gazeta Prawna Kultura,no. 45,

November 2010

“Autopis. Notes, Copies and Masterpieces,” artist book, Foksal Gallery, 2010

“Cornered Rooms,” Laura McClean-Ferris, Art Monthly, no. 340, October 2010, Response

by Anna Ostoya no. 342, December 2010

“Porządkowanie znaczeń,”quarterly Opcje, no. 1 (78), April 2010

“Flash Reviews. Anna Ostoya, Car Projects,” Flash Art Italian Edition, no. 279, December-

January 2010

2009

“Anna Ostoya. Bologna, Car projects,”  Exhibitart.com, October 22, 2009

“Heaven,” 2nd Athens Biennial catalogue, Athens, 2009

2008

“Index Manifesta,” Manifesta 7 catalogue, Rovereto, 2008

“The Object and the Non-Objective World,” catalogue, Vrits, Basel, 2008

“Aufzeichnung/Zapis (Recording),” catalogue, Atelier Frankfurt, Frankfurt/M, 2008

2006

“Sag mir deinen Namen und ich sag’ dir wie du heißt,” Vanessa Joan Mueller, Sophie

Marceau catalog, F.A.I.T. Gallery, Krakow, 2006


Collection

Museum of Modern Art, Photography Departmen

Dutch National Bank Collection, ING

Polish Art Foundation