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ABOUT LOCUST PROJECTS EDITIONS Locust Projects’ editions program commissions artists to create exclusive works for Locust Projects. Locust Projects funds the fabrication of these editions, and proceeds from each sale support Locust Projects’ exhibitions and programs, often supporting exhibiting artists’ projects. Additional works on consignment donate a small portion of sales to Locust Projects, with the majority of the proceeds benefitting the producing artist.

LOCUST PROJECTS MISSION AND VISION Locust Projects is an arts incubator producing and presenting exhibitions, programs and projects. Our mission is to… CREATE opportunities for visual artists at all career stages INVITE risk taking and experimentation ACTIVATE conversations around new art and ideas ADVOCATE for artists and creative practices Founded by artists for artists in 1998, Locust Projects is Miami’s longest running nonprofit alternative art space. We produce, present, and nurture ambitious and experimental new art and the exchange of ideas through commissioned exhibitions and projects, artist residencies, summer art intensives for teens, and public programs on contemporary art and curatorial practice. As a leading incubator of new art and ideas, Locust Projects emphasizes boundary-pushing creative endeavors, risk-taking and experimentation by local, national and international artists. We invest in South Florida’s arts community by providing artists with project grants and empower creative careers by supporting the administrative work of being an artist through an onsite artist resource hub and access to pro bono legal services. LOCUST PROJECTS ENVISIONS A WORLD WHERE ART AND ARTISTS ARE SEEN AS ESSENTIAL TO SOCIETY.


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Matthew Brannon Switching Positions, 2006 Letterpress print Edition of 10, 2 AP – only 2 available in edition _____________ inches $2500 unframed; $2750 framed One of the first Locust Projects’ editions. Produced in 2006 in conjunction with Brannon’s wall mural on the façade of Locust’s original Wynwood location also in 2006. Matthew Brannon (b. 1971, St. Maries, Idaho) has long been recognized not only for his wit and literary sensibility, but also for the precision with which he approaches his chosen mediums. He is perhaps best known for his radical approach to printmaking, which, contrary to traditional usage, frequently involves the elaborate production of unique artworks. The vocabulary and voice developed in the prints–arch and erudite, with a sharply psychoanalytic bent–has provided the center for an expanding world of objects and narratives that also includes painting, sculpture, video, and installation. Brannon has been the subject of solo exhibitions at the Marino Marini Museum, Florence (2013); Portikus, Frankfurt (2012); Museum M, Leuven, Belgium (2010); Whitney Museum of American Art at Altria, New York (2007); and Art Gallery of York University, Toronto (2007). His work is in the permanent collections of numerous museums, including the Museum of Modern Art, New York; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY; Denver Art Museum; DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens; and Museo MADRE, Naples, Italy.


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Ivan Toth Depeña "The Moment (Compiled Process)," 2016 Archival pigment ink on watercolor paper 30 x 20" Edition of 15 $500 LP Members discount: $450

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Ivan Depena The Moment (Compiled Process), 2016 Archival pigment ink on watercolor paper (image left) 30 x 20 inches Edition of 10 + 5AP $500 unframed; $600 framed The Moment is a chapter in Lapse, a citywide augmented reality custom mobile application project created by Depeña for Miami-Dade Art in Public Places. It consists of a site-specific installation at Locust Projects in 2016 launched in conjunction with Lapse. The Moment represents the point when the consciousness of a nameless character becomes fused with a digitally augmented reality, the first event in the sequence unlocking the augmented reality dimension. The exhibition is accompanied by an Art in Public Places mural installation (see above right – it is one of several Visions murals in the city) on the southern-facing exterior of Locust Projects’ building in the Design District. A trigger image springs to life when viewed through the smartphone app that Depeña developed with a team of software engineers. The limited edition work on paper produced by Locust Projects, The Moment (Compiled Process), is also activated by Lapse to reveal a kaleidoscopic burst of color and movement. Ivan Toth Depeña spends time in Miami and lives in Charlotte, NC. With degrees in Architecture from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design and the University of Miami, Depeña’s artistic production is informed by his experience in art, architecture, technology and design, and encompasses a range of media.


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Jim Drain Shark Tooth (Mauled), 2015 Jim Drain Bronze Shark Tooth (Mauled), 2015 4 x 3 inches Bronze 4h x 3w in Edition of 60; each unique with differentEdition bite marks 58 of 60 $975 Shark Tooth (Mauled) is cast is bronze from a real shark tooth. Drain bit each mold in a different way, making each sculpture unique. Shark Tooth (Mauled) cleverly blends personal childhood fantasies with universal fascinations and fears of the unknown that lurks just below the surface. Jim Drain lives and works in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Recent solo exhibitions include Prism Gallery, Los Angeles (2012); the De la Cruz Collection, Miami (2010); Blanton Museum, Austin, Texas (2009); Drantmann Gallery, Brussels (2004); and was in a group exhibition at the RISD Museum, Providence, Rhode Island (2014). He exhibited at Locust Projects in 2010. His work is in the collections of Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway; PAMM (formerly Miami Art Museum), Miami, Florida; Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art, Providence, Rhode Island; and Museum of Modern Art, New York. This edition was originally commissioned by the former nonprofit, Cannonball.


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Gonzalo Fuenmayor Alibi, 2013 Glossy photograph with metallic background 12 x 9 inches Edition of 50 $200 unframed in sleeve with custom sticker; $250 framed upon request Fuenmayor makes drawings, photographs and installations which persistently deal with two major topics for him: cultural hybridity and transnational identity. A banana is a phallic symbol and has been the pretext to explore memory, desire and the decorative distance between reality and fantasy. The idea of bananas came from wanting to make himself and his work more exotic, while he was in Boston. He may be famous for the use of bananas, but what really catches the eye is the conflict between his Latino roots and the European heritage he has been exposed to. Fuenmayor excels in portraying the clash of cultures, creating magical realism. Gonzalo Fuenmayor holds a Master's Degree in Visual Arts from the Boston School of the Museum of Fine Arts in affiliation with Tufts University of Somerville (Medford, Massachusetts, United States). His work has been exhibited in public and private institutions in the cities of Boston, San Francisco, Miami, New York, Bogotá, Barranquilla, Buenos Aires and Madrid. He’s also taken part in group shows at the EVA International Biennial of Visual Art, Limerick, Ireland (2018); the Frost Museum of Art, Miami, Florida (2018); the Centre d'art contemporain in Brest, France (2017); the Antioquia University of Medellin, Colombia (2015); the Boston Museum of Fine Arts (2015) and Proa Foundation of Buenos Aires (2015), among others. Outstanding institutional collections include works by Gonzalo Fuenmayor such as the Gilberto Alzate Avendaño Foundation in Bogotá, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, The Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Winter Park and the Museum of Modern Art in Bogotá. This edition was originally commissioned by the former nonprofit, Cannonball.


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Ink on terry cotton 30 x 60 inches Edition of 65 $50. $25

Liam Gillick Horizon, 2010 Archival inkjet print 18 x 12 inches Edition of 50 $800 Unframed; $850 Framed This edition was produced on the occasion of Locust Projects’ launch of its first “Out of the Box” billboard project in December 2010 supported by a grant by the Knight Foundation. The Horizon edition is representative of Gillick’s extensive graphic works derived from medieval woodcuts which have been an integral part of his practice since the early 1990s. Liam Gillick is primarily interested in analyzing structures, social organizations, and human interaction. Using mass-produced materials, such as aluminum, chipboard, and Plexiglas, Gillick creates modular objects that he arranges in site-specific installations to explore how evidence of our social, political, and economic systems are embedded in the built environment. An early practitioner of Relational Aesthetics, Gillick's cross-disciplinary practice also comprises music composition, writing, and curatorial projects.


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Alexandra Hopf, Odalis Valdivieso, Marcos Valella, Siebren Versteeg, Gabriel Vormstein Grid's World Print Portfolio, 2013 Set of 5 prints, Oil and acrylic screen-print on archival paper 20 x 14 inches each Edition of 25; produced by Locust Projects $500 unframed; $750 framed upon request This suite of editions was presented in conjunction with Grid’s World, a collaborative installation at Locust Projects in 2013 by Alexandra Hopf, Marcos Valella, Odalis Valdivieso, Siebren Versteeg and Gabriel Vormstein—artists working in Miami, New York, and Berlin. A mosaic show-construction used the white cube as a blank slate and drew upon a self-reflecting parallel and perpendicular progression–a grid. Throughout the artists’ individual practices, there is a common thread of conceptual place-making, letting the viewer drift through the image. Alexandra Hopf was born in Kassel, Germany, lives and works in Berlin. She is the recipient of the Berliner Senat, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Kunststiftung NRW, Hessischen Kulturstiftung, and Stiftung Kunstfonds. Odalis Valdivieso was born in Caracas, Venezuela, lives and works in Miami. She is the recipient of several Miami-Dade Community Grants and the South Florida Cultural Consortium Grant. Marcos Valella was born in Miami, United States, lives and works in Miami. He is the recipient of Here and There, Bass Museum of Art Grant and Mildred Pelzer Lynch Fellowship. Siebren Versteeg was born in New Haven, United States, lives and works in New York. He is the recipient of a Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture Merit Fellowship in 2004, and received the Stone Fellowship for Graduate Study from the University of Illinois, Chicago. Gabriel Vormstein was born in Konstanz, Germany, lives and works in Berlin.


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Felice Grodin YT-1300 492727ZED, 2014 Silkscreen on archival paper 14 x 20 inches Edition of 35; produced by Locust Projects $250 Unframed; $350 framed Felice Grodin situates her artistic practice within the realm of geophilosophy—a field of thought that considers the formations between territories and explorations in alternative landscapes. By drawing on her training as an architect, Grodin analyzes the relationship between physical and mental territories. She explores the mutable within landscape, architecture, and our urban surroundings. In 2008, Grodin curated a group exhibition at Locust Projects titled Synethetics. She had a solo exhibition in the Project Room at Locust Projects in 2014. Felice Grodin, born in Bologna, Italy, currently lives and works in Miami Beach. She obtained her Bachelor of Architecture from Tulane University and her Master of Architecture with Distinction from Harvard University.


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Adler Guerrier Untitled (ag-cbcsa), 2013 Unique print on paper 7 ½ x 11 inches Edition of 50, each work is unique; inquire for available images $200 unframed; $300 framed upon request Adler Guerrier creates visual dialogue between a wunderkammer of materials and techniques. Guerrier improvises between form and function to nimbly subvert space and time in constructions of race, ethnicity, class, and culture. He calls upon the democratizing nature of collage and the authority of formal composition to designate to art history an axis of contemporary identity critique. Often chronicling the hybridity and juxtaposition in his immediate environs, Guerrier practices a contemporary flaneurie in an impending age of post-demography. Adler Guerrier was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti and lives and works in Miami, FL, where he received a BFA at the New World School of the Arts. Guerrier recently had a solo exhibition at Perez Art Museum Miami, Miami, FL. He has exhibited work at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, Miami, FL; The Bass Museum of Art, Miami, FL; Harn Musem of Art, Gainesville, FL; and The Whitney Biennial 2008. His works can be found in public collections including the Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, and the Studio Museum in Harlem, NY. His work has appeared in Art Forum, Art in America, The New York Times and ARTNews, among others. Guerrier was featured in the Project Room at Locust Projects in 2004. This edition was originally commissioned by the former nonprofit, Cannonball.


EDITIONS

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Jiae Hwang Jiae an Multidimensional Map of Invisible Sky, 2013 and Multidimensional Multidimensional MapMap of Air, of 2013Air, 2013 vellum, ink/paint embellishments Plexiglass,vellum, Plexiglass, ink/paint embellishments 3 ¼ x 3 ¼ x 3 ¼” each 3 ¼ x 3 ¼ x 3 ¼ inches each $250

Jiae an Multidimensional Map of Invisible Sky, 2013 Plexiglass, vellum, ink/paint embellishments 3 ¼ x 3 ¼ x 3 ¼” each

Jiae Hwang’s work investigates hypothetical and open ended structures that address issues such $ 50 or e o o as technology, the past, the future and the viability of those notions in a time when the demand for “speed” has rendered almost irrelevant. Jiae hwang was born inthem Seoul, South Korea. Her work was included in aesthetics and value, at the frost museum, miami, fl; new work miami, miami art museum, fl; optic nerve, moca nomi, miami; el museo de arte de el salvador; el salvador; abstract cinema, museum of

miami, fl;Korea video revolutionaries, j. Paul gettyup museum, los angeles, Footnotes aboutingeopolitical, markets and amnesia, Hwangcontemporary was born art, in Seoul, in 1981, and grew in Korea and ca. Space Coast FL. She has 2nd moscow biennale of contemporary art, moscow, russia. Uncertain states of americaof american art in the 3rd Art, millenium: traveled to the exhibited nationally and internationally, including Moscow Biennale Contemporary serpentine gallery, london, united kingdom, the reykjavik art museum, reykjavik,iceland, the cca warsaw, warsaw, poland, le musee de Serpentine Gallery (London), Tomio Koyama Galleryastrup (Tokyo), Perrotin serignan, serignan, france, galerie rudolfinum, czech republic, fearnleyEmmanuel museum of modern art,oslo,Gallery norway, (Paris), bard ccs, annandale-onFredrichudson, Snitzer as1965-2005 well asnew MoCA Miami, Contemporary Foundation. ny. Gallery Video: an (Miami) art, a history mediaNorth collection from theRubell centre pompidou, miami art Art central, miami; at this time: 10 miami artists, rubell family collection, miami, fl.

This edition was originally commissioned by the former nonprofit, Cannonball.


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Drew Heitzler Untitled (Scarface X), 2010 Inkjet on watercolor paper 10 x 8 inches Edition of 10; produced by Locust Projects $150 Unframed; $200 Framed Untitled was produced in conjunction with Los Angeles-based artist and filmmaker Drew Heitzler. Heitzler's 2010 installation at Locust Projects that focused on a two-channel video projection that explores the 1932 film Scarface. Drew Heitzler (b. 1972 in Charleston, South Carolina) lives and works in Los Angeles, California. Heitzler received his MFA from Hunter College in 2000. His films and film based projects have been screened and exhibited internationally at galleries and institutions including Renwick Gallery, The Project, Orchard Gallery, The Swiss Institute, Sculpture Center, Anthology Film Archives, and PS1 Contemporary Art Center in New York, Blum and Poe, Redling Fine Art, China Art Objects, TRUDI, and LA><ART, in Los Angeles, The Suburban, in Chicago, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, in Warsaw, Poland, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, in St. Gallen, Switzerland, and Magasin Centre National dâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Art Contemporain, in Grenoble, France. Drewâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s collaborative film with Amy Granat, T.S.O.Y.W., was included in the 2008 Whitney Biennial.


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Ruben Ochoa

Ruben Ochoa 2011 Subducted, , 2011 Concreteand and rebar (pedestal not provided) Concrete rebar, pedestal 41 x 12 x 5 inches Overall dimensions: 46 H x 41 W x 12 D inches

Edition of 18 + 4AP; produced by Locust Projects (3 left in edition)

Concrete: 1/2 H x 32 W x 3 D inches $4,000 8$2,000

Pedestal: 36 H x 41 W x 12 D inches Using local Edition of 18 building materials, Ochoa reminisces about the concrete, dirt, and rebar of his Los

Angeles landscape with a sophisticated-yet-playful elegance. In exploring the geography and

physicality of the city, Ochoa addresses the boundaries of spaces and their individual marks of $4000

contention, displacement, and division of social classes, which ultimately speak to the social and economic climate of the city.

Ruben Ochoa is an international artist who lives and works between Mexico City and San Diego, California. Subducted was produced as anscale accompaniment 2012 exhibitioninatwhich LocustheProjects, His work consists mainly of large photographic to andOchoa’s sculptural installations, uses adapted CORES and CUTOUTS, in which Ochoa cut through the space’s concrete floor to nineteenth-century image development techniques as well as monumental sculptural expose materials to produce subterranean cross-sections of the gallery’s foundation. paradoxes of surface and volume. The subject matter of his work varies greatly, from epic representations of contemporary political realities and social and religious morality to studies of everyday objects and Ruben Ochoa was born 1974 in Oceanside, California. He studied at the Parsons School of Art and structures, andYork, he employs including photography, spatial Design, New the Otisa variety Collegeofofmedia Art and Design, Los Angelesinstallations, (BFA, 1997),adapted and theobjects, University of interventions and artist books. California, Irvine (MFA, 2003). In 2008 he was recipient of a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial

Foundation Fellowship and in 2005 he was awarded a Creative Capital Grant for his Freeway Wall Extraction project.


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Adam Putnam Untitled, 2012 Silver gelatin (fiber print) Image size 4-3/4 x 4 inches; paper size 7 x 9 inches; 8 x 10 framed in wood grain frame Edition of 10 $400 Framed Produced in conjunction with the artist’s exhibition at Locust Projects in 2012 that featured a collection of fragments: broken brick pillars, portraits, and film stills, among other works as part of an exploration of thresholds between insides and outsides—of interior-exteriors as a kind of working geometry, as the places where things get confused or rupture or break apart. Adam Putnam’s work spreads across a variety of media- performances, projection and drawing. His work often delves into the psychological but holds fast to its roots in performance and architecture, exploring how the two often become intertwined. Like skin, Putnam’s photographs are brimming with growth even as they suggest decay and obsolescence. The photographed dust, dotting the prints like the dissolved metals of the silver gelatin process, emphasizes the materiality of the photograph. Adam Putnam lives and works in New York, New York. Putnam works with Performance, drawing, and photography dealing with the relationship between the body and architectural space. He has been featured in solo exhibitions at P·P·O·W, New York, NY (2014); Artpace, San Antonio, TX (2013); Locust Projects, Miami, FL (2012); PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, NY (2007); and group shows at Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zürich, Switzerland (2015); MoMA PS1, Fort Tilden and Rockaway Beach, New York (2014); M + B Art, Los Angeles, CA (2014); Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (2008).


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R&R: Roberto Behar and Rosario Marquardt Gold!, 2008 Rock, 23 carat gold leaf and velvet Edition of 30; produced by Locust Projects $750 Gold! was produced exclusively for Locust Projects as part of its tenth anniversary Limited Edition artwork series. Reflective of their 2001 Locust Projects exhibition â&#x20AC;&#x153;December 16, 2000â&#x20AC;?, the work alternates between the private and the public, the intimate and the monumental, the quotidian and the fantastic. R & R Studios is the combined work of Roberto Behar and Rosario Marquardt. They met during their childhood and went to school together at the Universidad Nacional de Rosario in Argentina and later at the Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies in New York City. Most notable among R & R urban interventions are the internationally recognized 45' high sculpture "M ", in downtown Miami as well as the recently completed "Open Air Museum", and "The Opened House", which together with "The Living Room" a 42' high urban intervention to be concluded in January 2001 are all located in the Miami Design District.


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Phillip Smith Night, 2016 35mm film negative printed on watercolor paper 24 x 34 inches Edition of 10 $1,500 each – now $850 each (framed) The curious and psychologically-charged images in Smith’s new paintings are drawn from found imagery in 1950s Cold War spy manuals, lingerie ads, books on mysticism and numerology, lost magic books and early genetic diagrams. Smith works the canvas like a physicist’s blackboard where he can postulate new image formulations and equations. The paintings are characterized by slightly visible erased imagery that serves as both memory and ghost- like images reminiscent of Smith’s childhood that was filled with séances and talking spirits. The result is a disorienting universe characteristic of Smith’s long association with both pop culture and metaphysical practices. Smith’s unusual life story has been captured in his memoir, WALKING THROUGH WALLS, published by Simon and Schuster. It is the true story of growing up with a father who discovers that he has supernatural powers and can talk to the dead and heal the sick.


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Meredyth Sparks Untitled, 2012 Digital print 12 x 12 inches Edition of 30; produced by Locust Projects $250 Unframed; $350 Framed Meredyth Sparksâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; process is grounded in a concept she calls extraction, which highlights the gesture of cutting and removing material from an image or an object, emphasizing the spatial relationships that unfold. Sparks enjoys exploring the zone between figuration and abstraction across a variety of subjects for which a plethora of images already. The edition is an image drawn from the artistâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s solo exhibition in the Main Gallery at Locust Projects in 2012. Meredyth Sparks was born in Panama City, Florida, in 1972. Sparks currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. She earned her B.F.A. from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and her M.F.A. from Hunter College, NY.


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Frances Trombly Twill, 2014 Silkscreen on archival paper Edition of 30 14 x 20” $250 (Unframed)

Frances Trombly Twill, 2014 Silkscreen on archival paper 14 x 20 inches Edition of 30; produced by Locust Projects $250 Unframed; $350 Framed Trombly uses labor-intensive processes such as weaving, embroidering, and cross-stitching to fabricate such mundane objects as cardboard boxes, notebook papers, and mops. The patterning of horizontal and vertical lines are similar to the layering that develops in a weaving. These lines expose the printing process revealing each layer printed. Yet, keeping an overlap in which twill is created. The artist’s hope is that the print is an emphasis on process, production and the making. As painstakingly crafted copies of disposable objects, Trombly’s work questions what makes an object worth collecting or displaying, and her traditionally “female” crafts reference issues of domestic labor and feminism. Frances Trombly (b. 1976 Miami, FL) is based in Miami. She received a Bachelors of Fine Arts from Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD. She has exhibited nationally and internationally, including a solo project Frances Trombly: Over and Under in the Project Room at Locust Projects, Miami in 2013; Americana: Formalizing Craft at the Perez Art Museum Miami and united states at the The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT. Her work has been featured in various publications including The New York Times, Art Papers, Sculpture Magazine, Surface Design Journal, and The Los Angeles Times. Trombly’s work is in the permanent collection of the Perez Art Museum, Miami and NSU Art Museum, Ft. Lauderdale, among others. She co-directs Dimensions Variable, an exhibition space in Miami, Florida. The artist is represented by Emerson Dorsch, Miami, FL and Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA


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Simón Vega Crom@crópolis, 2014 Digital print on archival paper 14 x 20.85 inches Edition of 50; produced by Locust Projects $375 Unframed; $475 Framed Simón Vega creates drawings, ephemeral sculptures and installations inspired in the informal, self made architecture and vendor carts found in the streets and marginal zones of El Salvador and Central America. These works, which he calls Crom@cropolis are assembled with wood, cardboard, plastic and found materials often parody famous Modernist and mythological buildings and cities, surveillance systems as well as high-tech robots and satellites developed by NASA and the Soviet Space Program during the Cold War, creating an ironic and humorous fusion between first and third world, while commenting on the effects of that conflict in today’s Central America. The edition was produced in conjunction his exhibition, Sub-Tropical Social Sculptures at Locust Projects in 2015 in the Project Room and features the structure’s a tropical and color-injected appearance. Born in San Salvador, El Salvador in 1972, Simon Vega graduated in Fine Arts at the University of Veracruz in Mexico in 2000 and received a Master´s degree in Contemporary Arts from the Complutense University in Madrid in 2006. He has exhibited his work extensively in Europe, the United States and Latin America, including the 55th Venice Biennial in Italy, the IX Havana Biennial, in Cuba, the Museo del Barrio's "The S-Files" show in New York in 2011 and at the Bronx River Art Center in 2008, both in New York City, as well as at the Hilger BROT Kunsthalle in Vienna, Austria (2010 & 2012). He currently lives in La Libertad, El Salvador.


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Hannah Whitaker Limonene 1, 2013 Photograph printed by hand 11 x 14 inches Edition of 25; produced by Locust Projects $250 unframed; $350 framed


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Antonia Wright Under the water was sand, then rocks, miles of rocks, then fire, 2016 Ice pick, wooden box 10 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 5 inches Edition of 15; produced by Locust Projects $300 Under the water was sand, then rocks, miles of rocks, then fire was produced exclusively for Locust Projects in conjunction with Wright’s 2016 exhibition of the same name. The artist’s project considers the fragile border that separates life and death and engages the senses, provoking a heightened emotional state in the viewer. Wright’s practice explores the various politics and comic facets of human experience and an exploration of empathy in contemporary life through a multidisciplinary practice that blurs the boundaries between live performance, video, photography, poetry, sound, and sculpture. Antonia Wright is a Cuban-American artist born in Miami, Florida. Wright received her MFA in Poetry from The New School in New York City in 2005 as well as at the International Center of Photography for photo and video in 2008. She has exhibited in the U.S. and abroad and has been awarded artist’s residencies both nationally and internationally. Exhibitions include shows at The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (Washington, D.C.), The Perez Art Museum (Miami), Pioneer Works (New York), The Faena Arts Center (Buenos Aires, Argentina), The Margulies Collection at the Warehouse, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, Spinello Projects (Miami, FL), Luis de Jesus Gallery (Los Angeles, CA), San Francisco Arts Commission Galleries (SF, CA), Aeroplastics (Brussels, Belgium), The National Gallery of Art (Nassau, Bahamas), and Ping Pong (Basel, Switzerland). In April 2012, she became and founded the first artist-in-residence at the Lotus House Shelter for women and children in Overtown, Miami. She was recently named a CINTAS Foundation Fellowship finalist for 2019 in Visual art. She is represented by Spinello Projects in Miami, FL and affiliated with Luis De Jesus Gallery Los Angeles.

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Locust Projects Artist Editions December 2019  

Locust Projects is Miami's longest running nonprofit alternative art space producing and presenting ambitious, large-scale installations by...

Locust Projects Artist Editions December 2019  

Locust Projects is Miami's longest running nonprofit alternative art space producing and presenting ambitious, large-scale installations by...