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Sandy Skoglund was born in Weymouth, Massachusetts in 1946. Skoglund studied studio art and art history at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts from 1964-68. She went on to graduate school at the University of Iowa in 1969 where she studied filmmaking, intaglio printmaking, and multimedia art, receiving her M.A. in 1971 and her M.F.A. in painting in 1972. Skoglund moved to New York City in 1972, where she started working as aconceptual artist, dealing with repetitive, process-oriented art production through the techniques of mark-making and photocopying. In the late seventies Skoglund’s desire to document conceptual ideas led her to teach herself photography. This developing interest in photographic technique became fused with her interest in popular culture and commercial picture making strategies, resulting in the directorial tableau work she is known for today. Skoglund currently lives in Jersey City, New Jersey.

Chronology

2013 Fay Gold Gallery at Westside Cultural Arts Center, Atlanta, Georgia

2012 Eyeflakes and The Invented World - Rule Gallery, Denver, Colorado Winter: work in progress. - Paci Contemporary, Brescia, Italy

2011 McNay Museum of Art, San Antonio, Texas

2010 The Power of the Imagination - Lucca Digital Photography Festival The Artificial Mirror - Fotografiska Museum, Stockholm, Sweden Sandy Skoglund Survey of photographs - Mjellby Museum, Halmstad, Sweden Permanent acquisition and installation of Breathing Glass - Lowe Art Museum, Miami, Florida

2009 The Artificial Mirror: Sandy Skoglund Survey of work since 1974 - Palazzo Giovanelli, Venice, Italy

2008 Sandy Skoglund: Magic Time. - Galleria Paciarte Arte Contemporanea, Brescia, Italy Sandy Skoglund: True Fiction Two - Betta Frigerio Arte Contemporanea, Modena, Italy Fox Games installation - Denver Art Museum, Liebeskind building

2007 Gallery Kong, Seoul, Korea. Weatherhead Gallery, U. of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, Indiana

2005 Galerie Rabouan Moussion, Paris,France The Guy Bartschi Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland The Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia Sandy Skoglund - The New Jersey Center for the Visual Arts, Summit, New Jersey

2004 The Tree of Trees - The New York Hall of Science Uncommon Lives - Rockford College, Rockford, Illinois Enchanting the Real, - Copia, The American Center for Wine, Food and the Arts, Napa, California Museum of Glass, International Center for Contemporary Art, Tacoma, Washington

2003 Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, California Center for Visual Art, Denver, Colorado

2002 Rule Gallery, Denver, Colorado Shimmering Madness - Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, Ohio Walking On Eggshells - B & D Gallery, Milan, Italy Raining Popcorn - Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York Breathing Glass - Hunter Museum, Chattanooga, Tennessee Breathing Glass - Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, New York

2001 Raining Popcorn - Janet Borden Gallery, Inc., New York, New York Raining Popcorn - Faulconer Gallery of Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa Liquid Origins, Fluid Dreams - Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachusetts Kohler Art Center and Kohler Company, Sheboygan, Wisconsin Shimmering Madness - tSavannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia

2000 Breathing Glass - Museum of Contemporary Arts and Design, New York, New York Breathing Glass - Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia Guy Bartschi Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland Museo d’arte della Provincia di Nuoro, Sardinia, Italy Norton Museum, West Palm Beach, Florida Indiana State University Art Gallery, Terre Haute, Indiana

1999 Misbehaving: Works from the Studio of Sandy Skoglund - Elaine J. Jacob Gallery, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan Selected Works - Kendall College Art Gallery, Grand Rapids, Michigan Reality Under Siege - The Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska Reality Under Siege - Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio Shimmering Madness - The Liberty Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Shimmering Madness - Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, Shimmering Madness - Janet Borden, Inc., New York, New York

1998 Reality Under Siege - Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, South Carolina Shimmering Madness - Rutgers University Robeson Gallery, Newark, New Jersey Reality Under Siege - Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachusetts

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