Sara Anstis (b. 1991) is a Stockholm-born and Salt Spring Island raised artist. She received a BFA in Studio Art and Sociology at Concordia University (Montreal, Canada) in 2013 and an MFA in Fine Art from Valand Academy (Gothenburg, Sweden) in 2016. In 2018, she completed the Drawing Year Postgraduate Programme at the Royal Drawing School (London, United Kingdom). Anstis has had solo shows at Kasmin, New York; Various Small Fires, Seoul; Bradley Ertaskiran, Montreal; and Fabian Lang, Zurich. Recent group exhibitions include those held at Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo; Kasmin Gallery, New York; Galerie Derouillon, Paris; Lyles & King, New York; and Palazzo Monti, Brescia. She has received grants from the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation, Jerwood Arts Bursary, and the Anna-Lisa Thomson Foundation, amongst others.
Alex Becerra (b. 1989, lives and works in Los Angeles) works in painting, drawing, and sculpture, exploring the way we view modernity, often chopped up into bits and sliced together. He has had solo exhibitions at Various Small Fires, Los Angeles; Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago; Karma International, Beverly Hills and Zürich, Switzerland; Weiss Berlin, Germany; One Trick Pony, Los Angeles and Levy Delval, Brussels, Belgium. Selected group exhibitions include Jeffrey Deitch, Los Angeles; Kunstraum Potsdam, Germany; Wilding Cran Gallery, Los Angeles; The Journal Gallery, New York; Richard Telles Gallery, Los Angeles; The Green Gallery, Milwaukee; M+B Gallery, Los Angeles; Journal Gallery, Brooklyn, New York; and Ben Maltz Gallery, Westchester, California.
Alex Foxton (b. 1980, lives and works in Paris, France) graduated with a Masters Degree from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London, UK. Foxton has held solo exhibitions at Galerie Derouillon in Paris, France and Brussels, Belgium; and Air Project Art Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland. Recent group exhibitions include Sprüth Magers; Galerie Perrotin, Paris; Galerie Perrotin, Paris; and Galerie Derouillon, Paris. His work is in the public collections at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, Florida.
Jessie Homer French (b. 1940, New York, New York, lives and works in Mountain Center, California) is a self-taught, self-proclaimed “regional narrative painter” who routinely, perhaps even obsessively, paints archetypes of death, nature, and rural life. She has held solo exhibitions at Massimo De Carlo, London, UK; Various Small Fires, Los Angeles, Dallas and Seoul, South Korea; Mother’s Tankstation, Dublin and London; the Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, California; Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, California; Winchester Gallery, Victoria, British Columbia; and Ankrum Gallery, Los Angeles. Her work has also been included in group exhibitions at Francois Ghebaly, Los Angeles; CLEARING, New York; the Palm Springs Museum; Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach; and Samuel Freeman Gallery, Santa Monica. French’s work is included in the permanent collection of the Dallas Museum of Art, Palm Spring Art Museum and the Smithsonian American Art Museum. She was included in the 59th Venice Biennale in 2022.
Mie Olise Kjærgaard (b. 1974 in Denmark, lives and works in Copenhagen and New York) works in painting, sculptural objects and installation. Since graduating from Central St. Martins in 2008, her work has focused on the concept of “man-made constructions” in relation to dystopian ideas. Kjærgaard is a maker; she builds, paints and explores dystopic settings through architectural constructions. Olise Kjærgaard has exhibited widely in both the United States and Europe while also exhibiting work in Mexico and Venezuela. She has held solo exhibitions at Journal Gallery, New York; Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, Texas; Hans Alf Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark; Iris Projects (previously Samuel Freeman Gallery), Los Angeles and Y Gallery, New York. Her works are held in collections such as MFAH, Houston, JP Chase Morgan, Ny Carlsbergfonden, Philara Sammlung, Dusseldorf and the Ole Faarup collection. Kjærgaard holds a MFA from Central St. Martins.
Caitlin Lonegan (b. 1982, Long Island, NY, lives and works in Los Angeles, CA) received her BA from Yale University in 2005, where she studied applied physics and art, and her MFA from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2010. Lonegan’s interdisciplinary background and continually evolving interests in such topics as color theory, logic structures, and literary strategies have influenced the parameters of her compositions and the serial approach to the carefully considered layers and construction of her canvases. Solo exhibitions include Galerie nächst St. Stephan Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna, Austria (2021, 2018); Susanne Vielmetter, Los Angeles, CA (2018); and ACME, Los Angeles, CA (2012; 2010). Lonegan’s works can be found in many museums and permanent collections, including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA; Sammlung Goetz, Munich, Germany; Berezdivin Collection, Puerto Rico; Strauss Collection, Rancho Santa Fe, CA; Benton Museum, Pomona College, Pomona, CA; and SoArt Collection, Vienna, Austria.
Che Lovelace (b. 1969, Port of Spain, Trindad) paints the constantly intersecting lives of the people, flora, and fauna of his native Trinidad. Infused with rich colors and bold shapes, these paintings straddle the boundary between magical realism and abstraction. His practice increasingly includes elements of performance which he absorbs into his painting process. Lovelace received his training at l’Ecole Régionale des Beaux-Arts de la Martinique. He has had solo exhibitions at Various Small Fires, Los Angeles and Seoul; Independent New York; Y Art Gallery, Woodbrook, Port of Spain; Softbox Studio, St Clair, Trinidad; Galerie Éric Hussenot, Paris, France; and Half Gallery, New York. His work is in the public collections of the Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, the Institute of Contemporary Art Miami, X Museum, Beijing, China, and the Aïshti Foundation, Lebanon. Lovelace is a lecturer at the University of the West Indies Creative Arts Campus. In 2023, he will be havina a solo exhibition at Corvi-Mora, London and Nicola Vassell, New York.
Mark Yang (b. 1994, Seoul, South Korea, lives and works in Brooklyn, New York) received a B.F.A from Art Center College of Design and an M.F.A. from Columbia University, New York. Yang has held solo exhibitions at Various Small Fires, Los Angeles and Seoul; Half Gallery, New York; and Steve Turner, Los Angeles. The artist has been in group exhibitions at Kasmin, New York; Perrotin, Paris; Spurs Gallery, Beijing and Saga, Seoul, among others. His work is included in the public collection of the Dallas Museum of Art; the Mint Museum, Charlotte; the High Museum of Art, Atlanta; the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami and the Rubell Museum, Miami.