ERIN COSGROVE

Education
MFA, University of California, Los Angeles, 2001
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, BFA, Summa Cum Laude, 1996

Solo Shows
2004 “Capitalism Must Fund Its Own Demise!,” Carl Berg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“A Heart Lies Beneath,” Carl Berg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2003 “The Baader-Meinhof Affair,” Printed Matter Inc., New York, NY

Grants and Awards

2004 John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship
2003 TVLab, Sundance Channel’s production of “A Heart Lies Beneath” pilot
2002 Durfee Foundation, ARC Grant, Los Angeles, CA
  Printed Matter support for publishing “The Baader-Meinhof Affair”
1997 Artist Fellowship; State Arts Board, St. Paul, MN
1996 Jerome Installation Grant; Intermedia Arts, Minneapolis, MN
1994 Katherine E. Sullivan Study Abroad Scholarship, for Hdk, Berlin
  Travel Grant for 1994 College Art Association New York, NY

Group Exhibitions and Performances

2005 Reading/Performance, Kunst-Werke, Berlin
  Reading/Performance, Besuch der Buchmesse and Blauer Salon, Leipzig
  Reading/Performance, Münchner Kammerspiele, Munich
  Reading/Performance, Thalia Theater, Hamburg
  Reading/Performance, Schauspielhaus, Frankfurt
  Reading/Performance, Mascotte, Zürich
  On Imagining Terror: The RAF. An Exhibition, Kunst-Werke, Berlin
  100 Artists See God, Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach, VA, Albright College Freedman Art Gallery, Reading, Pennsylvania
2004 Recorded Matter, with David Plazker, WPS1 radio, New York
  Auto-repeat, group video show, Carl Berg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  Author Reading, Sculpture Center, New York
  DRIFT, with John Baldessari, Centro de Belem, Lisbon, Portugal
  Author Reading, Art Speak Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
  Carpet Bag, Cozy Space, New York
  100 Artists See God, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA, and The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, England
2003 Author Reading, Fact and Fiction, Missoula, Montana
  From the Flat Files, Ramp Gallery, Hamilton, New Zealand
  Pulp Art, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
  The Baader-Meinhof Affair, performance, Brooklyn Museum of Art, NY
  An Interest in Life, Apexart Gallery, New York, NY,
  Nocturnal Video, Christine Koenig Gallery, Vienna, Austria
2002 Hammer Reading, Ghost Stories, collaboration with John Baldessari, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
  Hammer Readings, Erotic Night, collaboration with Hirsch Perlman, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
2001 Hammer Readings, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
  Seven Romance Novels, UCLA Wight Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  The Cube, The Cone and the Three Minute Egg, LA Edge Festival, Los Angeles, CA
1999 Art Show; video, Barnsdale Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
1997 Viewing the Body; Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN
  Sauna Hut, installation; Famine Chorus Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
1996 Kiki's Secret Intermedia Arts, Minneapolis, MN
  The Body Erotic, video night; Bryant Lake Bowl, Minneapolis, MN
  Centerfold and Big Dick Contest, No Name Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN
1995 Bed Rock, allgirls Gallery, Berlin, Germany
1994 Beating the Bounds, three performances in The Walker Art Center’s Out There Series at the Southern Theater, Minneapolis, MN

Bibliography

2005 The Art of Terror, The Boston Globe, February 13, by Jefferson Chase
  Zur Vorstellung des Terrors: Die RAF-Ausstellung, exhibition catalogue
  Romancing the ruins of romance, by Lisa Foad, The Woman’s Post, Canada, www.womenspost.ca/article.asp?article=427
  »RAF-Ausstellung«, by Matthias Reichelt, www.freitag.de/
  Sie sitzen nackt mit dem Autor…, by Sven Boedecker, Sonntags Zeitung
  Als ich anfing zu kämpfen, by Joachim Feldmann, Freitag, 28.01
2004 DRIFT, a collaboration with John Baldessari, Centro de Belem, Lisbon, Portugal, exhibition catalogue
  Sex with Fabio, The Globe and Mail, Vancouver, 3.14, by Alexandra Gill
  Contemporary Art is Sex, C Magazine, Canada, by Kathy Slade
  The Story of O, The Eye Weekly, Toronto, 4.22, by Brian Joseph Davis
2003 …When We Think About Germany, Heise Zeitschriften, 4.16, by David Hudson
  Young Would-Be Terrorist in Love, Arthur Magazine, September
  From the Flat Files, New Zealand Listener, 9.6-12, by Jon Bywater
  When Baader Met Meinhof, Village Voice, 6.11-17, feature by R.C. Baker
  Book Review, Umbrella Magazine, California, May, by Judith Hoffberg
  Talk of the Town, Fanzine No 1, issue 3, Berlin, Germany, by Jona Piehl
  You’ve Gotta Have It!, Paper Magazine, NY, June-July, by Kim Hasteiter
  The Gang’s All Here, Time Out, NY, April 10-17, NY, Sarah Schmereler
  Artnet News, 3/27/03 artnet.com/Magazine/news/artnetnews2/artnetnews3-27 -3.aspArtNet.com
  Writer’s Picks, NY Arts Volume 8 number 3, pg 44 & 47, NY, NY
  Writer’s Picks, NY Arts Volume 8 number 3 pg 44 & 47, New York, NY
  An Interest in Life, Apexart Gallery, NY, essay by John Baldessari and Meg Cranston
2001 She’s Got Brains and Beauty; MAKE Magazine, London, Issue 91, pg 25-27, article by Christina Valentine
1999 Cube, The Cone and the Three Minute Egg, CA, essay by Denise Spampinato
1996 Art in Space, Intermedia Arts, Minnesota, essay by Bob Booker
1995 Critic’s Picks, The City Pages, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  A List, The Reader, Minneapolis, Minnesota
1994 Featured Artist; Minnesota Monthly, Minneapolis, MN

Publications

2005 Die Baader-Meinhof-Affäre, Blumenbar publishing, Munich, Germany
2004 Co-editor and contributor to Heartways: The Exploits of Genny O, Printed Matter, Arsenal Press and The Whitney Museum
  Baader-Meinhof Affair Legends, X-Tra Contemporary Art Quarterly, Los Angles, CA, Volume 6, Number 1, 2004, pg 20-23
  In My Abandoned State of Mind, Journal for Homeless Ideas
2003 A Hundred Flowers Have Bloomed: A Reader’s Guide to The Baader-Meinhof Affair, Carl Berg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, exhibition catalogue
  Baader-Meinhof Legends, Fanzine No 1, issue 6, Berlin, Germany
  The Baader-Meinhof Affair, Printed Matter Inc., New York, NY
 

Night Nurse, collaboration with John Baldessari in Naked Came the **** a publication for Rita McBride, Germany