Andrew Foster


Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA
Born 1982 Los Angeles, California



Education

2004
BFA Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA

1999-2000
El Camino Community College, Torrance, CA



Teaching Experience

2010-2014
Adjunct Faculty
Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

2009-2015
Founder and Painting Instructor
The Unofficial School of Painting, San Pedro, CA

2005-2009
Painting Instructor
Palos Verdes Art Center, Palos Verdes, CA




Solo Exhibitions

2013
Awesome Art: you are welcome, Hopper House/ in conjunction with PST, Venice, CA

2008
Deep Thoughts & Shallow Paintings, Robert Berman Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2006
Girlie Girls and Manly Men, Earl McGrath Gallery, West Hollywood, CA
New Work, George Billis Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
New Stuff, Earl McGrath Gallery @ Kim Sing Theatre, Los Angeles, CA

2005
Dew Drop & Friends, Solaris Gallery/ Don O’Melveny Gallery, West Hollywood, CA Curator: Danielle Shang
Andrew Foster and Frank Stockton: Nucleus Gallery. Los Angels, CA



Select Group Exhibitions

2015
Palm Springs Art Fair, PYO Gallery, Palm Springs, CA

2014
Field Notes (three person), PYO Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
The Status of Portraiture, Autonomie Projects, Los Angeles, CA
MAS Attack, Artra Curatorial, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
MAS Attack, Artra Curatorial, Vast Space Projects, Las Vegas, NV

2013
Paradox Maintenance Technicians, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
M.A.S. Attack, Artra, Los Angeles, CA

2012
Painting on Edge, D.E.N. Contemporary, West Hollywood, CA
Painting on Edge, Autonomie, Los Angeles, CA
Group Exhibit, Fabien Fryns Fine Art, West Hollywood, CA
Happening, LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions), Los Angeles, CA
Incognito, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA

2011
Domestic Disturbance, Nye + Brown, Culver City, CA
Incognito, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
Group Exhibit, Art Division, Los Angeles, CA

2010
Gray Day, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA; curator: Noah Davis

2009
Group Exhibit, Jonathan LeVine Gallery, New York, NY
Incognito, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
Los Angeles Art Show, Robert Berman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2008
KNOW, Gen Art Vanguard Fair: Basel, Miami
Incognito, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
Group Exhibit, Robert Berman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Group Exhibit, Merry Karnowsky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Tribute, Robert Berman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2007
KNOW, Art Now: Basel Miami
Group Exhibit, Jonathan LeVine Gallery, New York, NY
Green Show, Robert Berman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Group Exhibit, Gallery 1988, San Francisco, CA
Group Exhibit, Corey Helford Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Four Person Exhibit, The Venice Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA
Red Dot Fair, George Billis Gallery, New York, NY
LA Art Show, George Billis Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2006
Figurative + Abstraction, Earl McGrath Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Curator: Dane Jensen
ART(212) art fair, George Billis Gallery, New York, NY
Andrew Foster & Frank Stockton, Nucleus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Works on Paper, Gallery C, Hermosa Beach, CA

2005
Three person exhibit, ANDLAB, Los Angeles, CA
Spring Group Show, Earl McGrath Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Motel Art Fair, with MW Gallery, New York, NY
Group Exhibit, Solaris Gallery, West Hollywood, CA


Grants & Awards

2012
Nominated for be-Art Paris Exhibition Prize

2004
Pickford Memorial Scholarship (ACCD)
Art Center Scholarship

2003
Beverly G. Alpay Memorial Grant
Pickford Memorial Scholarship (ACCD)

2001
Art Center College of Design Scholarship Grant

2000
Art Center Incoming Student Scholarship Grant
Beverly G. Alpay Memorial Grant

1996-1999
Coyne Scholarship, ACCD


Select Bibliography

2013 Exhibition Review, Torrance Tribune, January 2013
2011 Art.es Magazine no 44, ¿Qué pasa en... Los Angeles?, Beatrice Chassepot
2010 Exhibition Review, Christopher Knight , LA Times, Nov. 26, 2010
2010 Essay, New American Paintings #85, January 2010
Dominic Molon, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
2009 Exhibition Review, Art Hag 8.11.2009, Beach Blanket Bingo, Jonathan LeVine Gallery NY 2007 LA Weekly, Holly Meyers, ‘Shooting Low, Aiming High’ March 16, 2007

Lectures/ Panel Discussions
2014 The Status of Portraiture, Autonomie Projects, Los Angeles, CA
2010 BeART Studio Visit Series

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