VALS: Sydney Acosta

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Tuesday, Mar 28 2023, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM, Tishman Lecture Hall
VALS—Spring 2023
Tuesday, Mar 28 2023 7:00 PM Tuesday, Mar 28 2023 8:30 PM America/New_York VALS: Sydney Acosta OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Sydney Acosta was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, also known as Yanaguana. Acosta is interested in what defies depiction, the history of representation in painting and photography, and the problems around subjectivity and witnessing. She received her M.F.A. from UCLA in 2021 and has also studied at San Antonio College, California State University, Sacramento, and Columbia University. Tishman Lecture Hall Bennington College

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Sydney Acosta (b. 1987, San Antonio, Texas) received her MFA in Painting and Drawing from UCLA in 2021 and her BA from Sacramento State University in 2015. She has exhibited her work at the CASTLE gallery (2022), Onsen Confidential with Kristina Kite gallery hosted by Aoyama Meguro, Tokyo (2022), Root Division in San Francisco (2021) and Axis gallery, Sacramento (2019). She has been supported by the MacDowell Fellowship and residency, the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, the LA Lakers emerging artist grant and the American Austrian Foundation. She has upcoming exhibitions at Human Resources Los Angeles, Michael Benevento gallery and Kristina Kite gallery. She lives and works in Los Angeles.