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los angeles CA US
Updated: 2021-05-29 07:44:42

STATEMENT OF WORK

I'm a visual/-performance artist and union actress, born in Brussels, Belgium to holocaust survivor parents from Poland. My works are self-taught pinup drawing collages with animal rescues on paper, self-portraits with pinups painting collage/assemblages on canvas, paintings of chinatown and old los angeles facades and fu-dogs which are the mythical dragon cat/dogs who protect the pagodas of chinatown. I've been exhibiting in museums and galleries for over 51 years, nationally and internationally. Am a 6 times grants recipient as well as Getty Museum Sponsored Pacific Standard Time Artist, included in Lyn Kienholz's encyclopedia-L.A.Rising/So CAL Artists Before 1980 among numerous publications/catalogs/books. My works from the 1970s thru current are included the One National LGBTQ Artists Archives USC Library as of January 2016, MoMA/PS1-Simone Gad-Monique Knowlton Gallery-NYC New Talent Show 1980, Solo exhibition-Monique Knowlton Gallery 1984/Club 57 Catalog 2017-2018, Smithsonian and Stanford University Library Arcives-LAICA Journals 1970s, Fluxus Museum Archives, National Portrait Gallery Archives-Washington DC, National Women Museum Of Art Archives-Washington, DC. You can see my  solo exhibition at http://ifac-arts.com/exhibitions/present-exhibitions/simone-gad-animal-rescue-drawings.html, also Track 16-Stuck Together show 2019, MOAH Museum Peace On Earth-2019

I am also currently included in L.A./Berlin Connect with Track 16 at rosalux 2019 June, and Body Works at State University Stukzi Gallery-Sopot, Poland- June 14-Mid August 2019