Kristina Faragher / Biography
Kristina Faragher has exhibited works of art individually and collaboratively in a host of media including video, installation, sculpture and film. Selected venues and festivals include: Hammer Museum, Los Angeles. ARCOmadrid's 29th International Art Fair, Spain, The Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA, The Autry National Center, Los Angeles, The REDCAT Theater, Los Angeles, Shoshona Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico, LA Freewaves Ninth Annual International Media Festival, Los Angeles, The Berkeley Video and Film Festival, Berkeley, CA. The Fifth Festival International de la Image in Colombia, South America, Pixel Pops Short and Fast, Scotland, Orkney Islands, UK. The Museum of Contemporary Art in Minsk, Belarus. Publications include: The Smithsonian Institution’s Archives of American Art, Yosemite Art of an American Icon, UC Berkeley Press and Extensions: Online Journal of Embodied Technology at UCLA. Faragher received an M.F.A. degree in 2001 form the Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, CA.
Kristina Faragher / CV
M.F.A. Painting and Installation, Claremont Graduate University. Claremont, CA. 2001
B.A. in Art, California State University, San Bernardino, CA 1999
2010 "Half A Dozen From the Underground" with Curt LeMieux, Sophia Louisa Projects, Los Angeles,
2009 "More than Thirty-Six of Them" 24-Hour Gallery, Pasadena, CA
2008 "Recent Works" Metro Gallery, Pasadena, CA
2002 "Fictitious Citizens" University of California at Riverside Sweeney Gallery, Riverside, CA
2000 "Orange Crush" Video Installation Gallery, Claremont, CA
1998 "Yellow" Robert V. Fullerton Museum, San Bernardino, CA
"Annie Okay" Directed by Asher Hartman, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
"39 NOW" den contemporary art, Los Angeles
"Plant Vacation" Hammer Museum/Machine Project, Los Angeles
"The 29th International Contemporary Art Fair, LA Invisible City" Madrid, Spain
"Until We Come to One That Reminds Us:" Monte Vista Gallery, Los Angeles
"A Night of Video Installation" Salon Desire, Los Angeles
"Maverick Art:" Autry National Center, Los Angeles
"The Street" PhD conference in Visual Studies, University of California, Irvine, CA
"Spring Rites" Sea and Space Explorations, Los Angeles
"Why You Look Smashing" Sea and Space Explorations, Los Angeles
"Berkeley Video and Film Festival" Honorable Mention: East Bay Media Center. Berkeley, CA.
"Irrational Exhibits 6" Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA.
"VI Festival Internacional de la Imagen" Universidad de Caldos Manizales, Colombia
"PixelPops International Moving Showcase 2007" Orkney Islands, Scotland
"The Exquisite Corpse" Redux, Contemporary Art Center, Charleston, SC.
"Yosemite: Art of an American Icon" Autry National Center, Los Angeles, CA, November 2006-April 2007. Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA, May-September 2007. Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV, October 13, 2007 – January 13, 2008. Eitlejorg Museum of the American Indians and Western Art, Indianapolis, March 22 - August 9, 2008.
"V Festival Internacional de la Imagen" Universidad de Caldos,Manizales, Colombia, sponsored by UNESCO Digiarts.
"Everything’s Wrong" Highways Performance Space, Santa Monica CA
"From America" Museum of Modern Fine Art, Minsk, Belarus
"River Made" a single channel video included in, “More Like A Dream Than A Scheme”. by Charles Long: SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico and Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
“Coming Home”, Robert V. Fullerton Museum, San Bernardino, CA
"How Can You Resist?" L.A. Freewaves’ 9th Biennial Festival for Experimental Media Arts, REDCAT Theater, Los Angeles, CA "Mania For Coleslaw" Highways Performance Space, Santa Monica, CA
"Now, And Now Again" The Wedge, Los Angeles "Cells" Crazy Space Gallery Santa Monica, CA
"The Big Art Cocktail" 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica, CA
"Give and Take" Highways Performance Space, Santa Monica, CA
"Arts In Motion (A.I.M.)" Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
"Fairy" Side Streets Projects, Los Angeles
"Valedictories" Raid Projects at the Brewery, Los Angeles "Plastique" Cypress College, Cypress, CA
"Pink Puff Robe" Eli Broad Performance Space, Claremont, CA
"Two Sisters and the Sky" Duluth Art Institute, Duluth, MN
"The Spurgeon Experience" Spurgeon Building, Santa Ana, CA
"Information" International Survey of the Alternative Art Scene, City Of Claremont,
"Feel So Lonely When She’s Gone" Center Gallery, CSU Fullerton, CA "Big Wave II" Andrew Shire Gallery, Los Angeles
Curator, 24-Hour Gallery, Pasadena, CA
"Creatures Featured" Crazy Space Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
"Hide" 18th Street Arts Complex, Santa Monica, CA
Archives of American Art Smithsonian Institution,Washington, DC
Permanent Collection, The Autry National Center, Los Angeles
Celis, Barbera. “Los Angeles Goes Back to the Future.” Babelia 13 Feb. 2010. 8-9.
Jarque, Fietta. “Satellites and Visits of Another Planet.” Babelia 13 Feb. 2010: 15.
Palanco, Belen. “ARCO Exposes for the First Time Outside of Ifema Area with LA Invisible City.” Hoy Trazos. 13 Feb. 2010. 4-7.
Palanco, Belen. “Videos, paintings, sculptures and installations rebuild L.A. in the Exhibit, LA Invisible City" EP Europa Press Online 12 Feb. 2010.
“Do you know LA, The Invisible City" EP Europa Press Online 11 Feb. 2010. 1-2.
Perez, Eva. “Real Art Invades Madrid.” El Economista Evasion 13 Feb. 2010. 1-3.
Meyers, Holly. “Art Review: Until We Come to One that Reminds Us at Monte Vista Projects.” Los Angeles Times Arts Culture Monster.
Scott, Amy. Yosemite: Art of an American Icon, 2006 University of California Press Berkeley, 2006. 181-183.
Scott, Amy. “Revisiting Yosemite.” Convergence Autry National Center Magazine Fall 2006.
Faragher, Kristina. “Thick, Corporeality in a Pixilated World.” Extensions: Online Journal Embodied Technology UCLA.
Athey, Ron. “Performance Pick of The Week.” LA Weekly 30 Apr. 2004. 24.
Yoshiki-Kovinick, Marian. “Regional Reports, West Coast.” Smithsonian Institution's Archives of American Art Journal Volume 42 Numbers 3-4, 2003.
Smith, Richard Candida. Art and the Performance of Memory: Sounds and Gestures of Recollection, New York: Routledge, 2002. 120-155.
Faragher, Kristina. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Oral/Video History Program. Interview conducted by Paul Karlstrom, November 12, 2002.
Hollier, Morgan. “Animated Art and Plastic Parts.” UC Riverside Highlander 14 Jan, 2002. 3-4. Ross, Sandra. Slush Column: Spanks for the Memories. LA Weekly 2 Sept. 2001. 26.
Cohen,Nicole, Arzu Arda Kosar. International Survey of Alternative Art Scene Catalog. USC School of Fine Arts, 2000.