Chelsea Pegram uses sculpture, installation and printed media to explore the subject of transformation as it reflects shifting notions of agency, intention, and embodiment. She was recently an Artist-in-Residence at the Visible Futures Lab, School of Visual Art, New York. Her work has been exhibited nationally in New York, Nevada, and around the Bay Area including the di Rosa Gatehouse Gallery, Sonoma State University Art Gallery, Swarm Gallery, and Pro Arts. She graduated from Mills College with an MFA in Studio Art in 2011.­

 

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Chelsea Pegram

 

Education

2011 MFA, Studio Art, Mills College, Oakland, CA

2004 BA, Visual Arts, University of San Francisco, CA

 

One and Two-Person Exhibitions

2018 Forthcoming Exhibition, Elephant, Los Angeles, CA

2017 Mani-facture, Artist-in-Residence Exhibition, Visible Futures Lab, School of Visual Art, New York, NY

2016 Pocket Ziggurat, Capital City Arts Initiative, Nevada

2015 Custom Built-In, Three30Forty, Oakland, CA

2013 Shawn HibmaCronan + Chelsea Pegram, Studio 5 - 4, Oakland, CA

2012 Lining: A Positive Re-Imagination, Mauve Office of Exhibition, Berkeley, CA

2010 IN FLUX meditations on space and time: Robin Johnston + Chelsea Pegram, Swarm Gallery, Oakland, CA

2007 Summer Solos, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 Group Exhibition (forthcoming), curated by Anna Nearburg & Evan Reiser, Space 151, San Francisco, CA

2016 Art Escapists, 5 Hour Sculpture, Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA

2016 Spaces, Collaborative Project with Dana Hemenway & Kelly Lynn Jones, Parking Lot Art Fair, San Francisco, CA

2015 Art Escapists, Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA

2015 Art Night SF, San Francisco, CA

2015 Parking Lot Art Fair, San Francisco, CA

2014 ArtComplex, Oakland, CA

2013 Bay Area Currents, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA

2013 MFA Selections, di Rosa Gatehouse Gallery, Napa, CA

2013 10 Year Anniversary Alumni Exhibition, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

2011 The Future is Now: New Bay Area MFA Graduates, Sonoma State University Art Gallery, Rohnert Park, CA

2011 Walking Backwards Forward, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA

2010 One Night Stand, Branch Gallery, Oakland, CA

2009 Wrong! 21 Grand, Oakland, CA

2009 Stimulus Package, Blankspace Gallery, Oakland, CA

 

Projects

2016 Window Installation at Little Paper Planes, San Francisco, CA

2015 Roger Sunday Presents…, Oakland, CA and Los Angeles, CA

2014 Roger Sunday Presents…, Oakland, CA

2006 Sorauer, 30 Sorauer Strasse, Berlin, Germany

2006 ...Jam, Mass, Obstacle, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

 

Teaching

2017 Visiting Lecturer, Sculpture (Combined course levels; Studio/Lecture), City College of San Francisco

2017 Sculpture & Ceramics Shop Technician, Mills College, Oakland, CA

2016 Sculpture & Ceramics Shop Technician, Mills College, Oakland, CA

2015 Substitute Sculpture & Ceramics Shop Technician, Mills College, Oakland, CA

2015 Graduate Studio Practice Advisor, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2014 Visiting Lecturer, Installation (Studio/Lecture), Mills College, Oakland CA

2013 Visiting Lecturer, Advanced Sculpture (Studio/Lecture), Mills College, Oakland CA

2013 Visiting Lecturer, 3D Concepts (Studio/Lecture), Mills College, Oakland CA

2011 Visiting Artist (BFA studio visits + lecture), Department of Art & Art History, Sonoma State University, CA

 

Lectures / Juries

2017 Artist-in-Residence Lectures, Visible Futures Lab, School of Visual Art, New York, NY

2016 Guest Lecturer, 3D Concepts, Mills College, Oakland, CA

2015 Guest Lecturer, Professional Practices, San Francisco State University, CA

2014 Fabricating Art, Public Program for Sarah Oppenheimer, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA

2014 Juror, Art + Architecture Annual Student Exhibition, University of San Francisco, CA

2014 Guest Lecturer, Professional Practices, San Francisco State University, CA

2013 Guest Lecturer, Senior Seminar, Mills College, Oakland, CA

2013 Guest Lecturer, Senior Seminar, Santa Clara University, CA

2013 Juror, Juried Student Exhibition, Sonoma State University, CA

2011 Visiting Artist Lecture, Department of Art & Art History, Sonoma State University, CA

2011 Guest Lecturer, Mold-Making, San Francisco Art Institute, CA

 

Awards / Nominations / Residencies

2017 Artist-in-Residence, Visible Futures Lab, School of Visual Art, New York, NY

2017 Tosa Award Nomination to Apply, Minnesota Street Project, San Francisco, CA

2016 Tosa Award Nomination to Apply, Minnesota Street Project, San Francisco, CA

2015 2 x 2 Nomination to Apply, Finalist, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA

2013 Fleishhacker Foundation Eureka Fellowship Nomination to Apply

2012 SFMOMA SECA Art Award Nomination to Apply

2011 Herringer Family Foundation Award for Excellence in Art

2010 Herringer Family Foundation Award for Excellence in Art

2006 Root Division Residency, San Francisco, CA

 

Selected Bibliography

2016 Harbour, Aaron. Curiously Direct, “Chelsea Pegram//Pocket Ziggurat @ CCAI Courthouse Gallery”, October 2016

2015 Harbour, Aaron. Curiously Direct, “Chelsea Pegram//Three30Forty”, August 2015

2014 “ArtComplex: A Pop-Up Art Exhibit,” Oakland Art Enthusiast, February 2014

2013 “10 Year Anniversary Publication,” Root Division, Jan 2013

2011 Beltran, J.D. “The Art of Looking – The 2011 MFA Exhibition at Mills College”, City Brights Blog, May 2011

2011 “Walking Backwards Forward,” MFA Exhibition Catalog, Mills College Art Museum, with essay by Stephanie Hanor, May 2011