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C u r r i c u l u m      V i t a e

Augustine Kofie/ Kofie’One (Juxtapox October 2010, #117)

b. November, 1973 in Los Angeles, CA.

Primarily self taught

Lives and works in Los Angeles.

Associated with: TPS [The Private Sektor], RF [Rapid Fire], UTI [Under The Influence], WCA [West Coast Art], Transcend, AOC, [Agents Of Change]

 

S e l e c t e d   S o l o   E x h i b i t i o n s /

 

 

2013/

Structurally Sound, White Walls, San Francisco, CA

 

2013/

California Soul / Graffuturism Paris, Galerie OpenSpace, Paris

 

2012/

Working An Angle, Known Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

2011/

Circulatory System, White Walls Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

2010/

Retrofitted & Other Forms Of Vintage Futurism, White Walls Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

2009/

Fall to Pieces, Noni Boutique, Los Angeles, CA

Vintage Futurism, Zero1 Gallery, Curated by Christina Ochoa, Los Angeles, CA

 

2007/

Kofie Vs SURU, SURU Store, Los Angeles,  CA

 

2006/

Electric Avenue, Bent Gallery, Pasadena,  CA

Drafted Soundcheck, Upon Shop, Silverlake, CA

Hands On, Transport Gallery, Solo Show, Downtown Los Angeles  CA

 

 

2005/

Recent Painting, Still Life Gallery, New York, NY

 

2001/

MOBILIZATION, 33 1/3 Gallery, Silver Lake CA

 

 

 

 

S e l e c t    C o l l e c t i v e   E x h i b i t i o n s /

 

2013/

Three The Hard Way, Breeze Block Gallery, Portland, OR 

 

2013/

De La Ligne A L’abstraction, Yves Laroche Gallery, Montreal, Quebec 

Out With the Old, Library Street Collective, Detroit, MI 

Wider then a postcard, Breeze Block Gallery, Portland, OR

Brit Week Urban Art Auction, Juliens Auctions, Beverly Hills, CA

Strictly Paper, SCHWALBE & SCHWALBE | Galerie München, Germany

Urban Art Biennale 2013, Völklingen Ironworks. Germany

10 Year Anniversary, White Walls Gallery, San Francisco, CA

ARTSHARELA, Known Galery @ Art Share LA, Los Angeles, CA

 

 

2012/

Graffuturism, Soze Galery @ Art Share LA, Los Angeles, CA

Conversations: Kofie & Jaybo, SOZE Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

Fear No Art 4, Forth Wall Project, Boston, Mass

Gather: A live art experiment with Paul Senyol, Lovell Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa

Futurism 2.0, Blackall Studios, London, England

GEOMETRICKS, Gallery Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY

Space/Form, Breeze Block Gallery, Portland, Oregon

Marvelous Expeditions, Thinkspace Gallery, Culver City, CA

West Coast Artists Crew Exhibition, Mirror gallery, China Town, CA

Streets Of The World, Opera Gallery, New York, NY

Mission Accomplished, Crewest Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Discovery Exhibition, Well &Good, Toronto, Canada

LA Free Walls, LALAGallery, Los Angeles, CA

Affordable Art Fair, Edition One Hundred, Los Angeles, CA

Winter Group Show, White Walls Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 


2011/

Affordable Art Fair, Edition One Hundred, LA Live event deck, Los Angeles, CA

Rudimentary Perfection, Recoat Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland   

Street Cred: Graffiti Art from Concrete to Canvas, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA

Art in the Streets: Exhibition 01, via Steve Grody Photos, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

Unintended Calculations, Becker Galleries, Vancouber, BC

Linear Empires, White Walls Gallery, San Francisco, CA

AeroSoul 2: Urban Art Exhibition, Joyce Gordon Gallery, Oakland, CA

Edifice Cache: A Growing Installation, 5 Man Show, Morono Kiang Gallery, Bradburry Building, Downtown Los Angeles, CA

 


2010/

Los Angeles Art Show 2011, David Lawrence Gallery, LA Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA

Dreams Deferred: Artists Respond to Immigration, The Chinese American Museum (CAM), Los Angeles, CA

ART BASEL/ MIAMI, Primary Flight 2010, Fresh Produce Group Show, Miami, FL

HACER Presents: DUALITY Exhibition, CB GALLERY, Los Angeles, CA

SourceLA Modern Design Exhibition, L.A. Mart® Design Center, Los Angeles, CA

OP Straat, 3 man exhibition with Mear & Retna, Willem Kerseboom Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands

L’ART URBAIN, Addict Gallery, Paris, France

ART BASEL/ Switzerland, Volta 6 Art Fair, Curated by The LA Art Machine, Switzerland

ART BASEL/ Switzerland, Scope Art Fair, Williem Kerseboom Gallery & LA Art Machine, Basel, Switzerland

Art Amsterdam Exhibition, Williem Kerseboom Gallery & LA Art Machine, RAI Exhibition Center, Amsterdam

Urban Avantgarde / STROKE 2.0 Urban Art Exhibition, Munich, Germany

Silver+Black, Group Exhibition Presented by Asha,  Melbourne, Australia

Never A Dull Moment, Group Show, White Walls Gallery, San Francisco, CA

STREET LEGAL, Group Art Exhibition, Rivera & Rivera Gallery, Downtown Los Angeles, CA

Vox Humana, Live Art Exhibition, LA Art Show 2010, Los Angeles Convention Center, CA  

 

 

2009/

SCION Installation 5. Traveling Group Art Exhibition & Benefit, NY, CA, MI, FL, AZ, MN, PA, OR

METALLUM, 2-man show with Codak, The Ronin Gallery, Echo Park CA

Octo Pusses, Group Show, Collaboration Piece with Cat Cult, New Image Art Gallery, Hollywood, CA

Fear No Art, Group Exhibition, Curator- Marka27, Boston, MA

Climb In The Back Window, Mural Installation & Install, Curator- Io Wright, Philadelphia, PA

MANIFEST HOPE:DC, Group Art Show for Barack Obama, Washington, DC

 


2008/

Oro Universal, Space Gallery, San Francisco, CA

El Mac y Kofie, 2-Man show, Red Letter 1 Gallery, Tampa, FL

Dumbo Incense Japan, Live showcase with Dragon 73, Kobe, Japan

I Am 8-BITT, World of Wonder, Hollywood, CA

LA STYLE 2, LA Contemporary, Culver City, CA

Trade Bloc, BLVD Gallery, Seattle, WA

 

2007/

THANKS With Frowhawk Two-Feathers, Unitard gallery, Los Angeles CA

SCION Installation 4. Traveling Group Art Exhibition & Benefit, NY, CA, TX, FL, MA, MN, PA, WA.

The Art Of Deception, The Progression Gallery, Pomona, CA

JIGSAW PAWS,  Mama Buzz, Oakland CA

LA STYLE, Group Show, LA Contemporary, Culver City, CA

Karak Karon, Meltdown Gallery,  Los Angeles, CA

Parco Gallery, Live Art Exhibition, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan

 

2006/

SCION Installation 3, Traveling Group Art Exhibition & Benefit, NY, CA, FL, WA, TX, PA, IL, GA

The Dolo Harvest, Group Show, Sol Sounds Record Shop,  Downtown Los Angeles, CA

SOUL SIGNIFICANCE, Crewest Gallery, Downtown Los Angeles, CA

MOVEMENT: Hip-Hop in L.A. - 1980’s to present, Department Of Cultural Affairs, KGB Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

2005/

Greg Craola Simkins & Kofie One, FIFTY24SF Gallery, San Francisco, CA

SCION Installation 2, Traveling Group Art Exhibition & Benefit,Track 16 Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA

6875 Gallery/Showroom, Installation, Shibuya Ku, Tokyo, Japan

 

2004/

STREETWISE 3, 4 Man Show, Lab 101 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

GRA(FF)ITE, Crewest Gallery, Alhambra, CA

SLICK, JACK-IT! :Tag Teams on Denim, The Levi’s Store, Santa Monica, CA

SCION Installation 2, Traveling Group Art Exhibition & Benefit, CA, GA, TX, MA, IL, OH, CO, FL, NY, PA, WA.

 

2003/

Street Dreams, Ghetto Gloss Gallery, Curator- The Seventh Letter, Silverlake, CA

Beyond GRAFFITI Group show w/ Eder, Axis & Kajaya. Headquarters Gallery, In conjunction with Amnesty International. Hollywood, C

AYER…Still Alive, Benefit Show, Subject Matter Gallery, Curator_The Seventh Letter, Costa Mesa, CA

ASSEMBLAGE With Tony Kiem, Indigo Flower, Santa Monica, CA

TD.5 Show. Group Show, Indigo Flower, Santa Monica, CA

LA LA LA: Design By Design And Not By Design: LA Architecture, Mural Installations, Curator_Perlof/Webster, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA

 

2002/

Rock Fresh Renaissance: The Art of RF/TD.5 Designs & Kofie’one. Noni Gallery. Los Angeles,CA

HotsyDunk: The Produce Department Gallery, Downtown Los Angeles, CA

Bulletin Board Show. Indigo Flower. Santa Monica, CA

Abstract Reality. Group Art Show, ICU Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

2001/

Program 12, Group Exhibition, Downtown Los Angeles, CA

 

2000/

CAPITAL ART, Group Art Exhibition, Track 16, Bergamot Station. Santa Monica, CA

Exhibition One,  Group Art Show, Indigo Flower. Santa Monica, CA

SPIT AND POLISH: Political art show with Robbie Conal, Axis. Art Place Gallery. West Los Angeles, CA

 

1995-1999/

MILLENNIUM, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA

Police Brutality Exhibit, Live Art, Old County Jail, Los Angeles, CA

USTICE? JUST US, Curated by Robbie Conal. UCLA Wadswourth Theater, Westwood, CA

ARTSPEAKS: A concept against police brutality. Vision Theater, Leimert Park, Los Angeles, CA

WILD WILD WEST, ICU Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

 

S e l e c t e d   C o m m i s s i o n s,  I n s t a l l a t i o n s  &  C h a r i t y  B e n e f i t s /

 

 

2013/

The Hub & Herman Miller Foundation Mural, Commissioned by All City Canvas, Mexico City, D.F.   

Wild Card/ Creative space Mural Installation, Culver City, CA

CBRE/ West Coast Office Mural/ Commission, Los Angeles, CA

Gravillis Inc/ Creative space Mural Installation, Los Angeles, CA

 

2012/

Sesamee Street/ Known Gallery/ Group Benefit for City Of Hope, Dept. of Pediatrics, Los Angeles, CA

Central City Hospitality House 27th Anual Art Auction, Benefiting the Community Arts program, San Francisco, CA

 

2011/

SINGHA TransPortraits Artist Series/ Commission, San Francisco, CA 

 

2010/

Lexus/ Microsoft “Fresh Perspectives” Series/ Documentary, Los Angeles, CA 

Time Warner/ G4, Commissioned artwork + commercial usage in advertising, Los Angeles, CA

MANIFEST EQUALITY, Exterior Mural With El Mac & Retna, Hollywood ,CA 

 

2009/

Juxtapoz Magazine/ The Big Payback Show, Group Benefit Auction, Los Angeles, CA

HUGO BOSS, Window Installation for NYC store, New York, NY

CAT CULT Installation, Riverside Art Museum, Collaboration piece on display, Riverside, CA

Manuel Arts High School, Mural Installation, Los Angeles, CA

Parvus Gallery, Mural Installation with El Mac, Phoenix, AZ

De La Berracuda, Large Exterior, Mural Installation for Lionel Deluy, Los Angeles, CA

Engine Theatre, Experimental 4×4Tracktor Soundsystem/ DJ Set Performance. Hollywood, CA

 

2008/

Primary Flight, ‘Triangulation’s of KOF’ Mural Installation, Miami, FL

Dumbo Incense, Illustration commission for Custom incense packaging, Kobe Japan

 

2007/

Barack Obama Los Angeles Campaign Office Mural Comission, Curator- Yosi Sergant, Los Angeles, CA

THE GRIND: Charity Show, Foundation One Gallery, Atlanta, GA

TEMPT: Represent, Represent, Benefit Show, URB Gallery, Culver City, CA

GET: ART, Benefit Show, Bonhams & Butterfields Auction House, Hollywood, Ca

Pegasus Bookstore, Mural Comission, Oakland CA

From La With Love, Interior corner Installation, A+D Museum, Los Angeles, Ca

The GREEN, The Sundance Channel, Live Art Exhibition, Curator_Rabin Rodgers, Los Angeles ,CA

 

2006/

TARGET: Revolution Short Film, Live Art Installation, Tronic Studios, New York, NY

STUFF Magazine Awards, Live Art Exhibition, Curator_ Rabin Rodgers, Archlight Theater, Hollywood, CA

The Singles Table, Mural Installation for NBC Show, Commissioned by Charisse Cardenas, Los Angeles, CA

 

2005/

6785 Gallery, Live Art Exhibition, Cafe La Boheme. Aoyama, Tokyo Japan

Level Boutique, Mural Installation, Hiroshima Japan

Blow Your Head Tour With Stones Throw & Dj Muro, Club Air, Tokyo & Osaka, Japan

Claska Gallery, Mive Art Installation,  Meguro-Ku, Tokyo Japan

Gravillis Inc. Mural Installation, Los Angeles, CA

KEEP A BREAST:  Boarding For Breast Cancer Benefit, Lab 101 Gallery, Culver City, CA

 

2004/

Drafting Borough, BackWoods Store Live Art & Installation Exhibition, Backwoods Borough. Shibuya Ku, Tokyo Japan

AGNEDA Showroom, Mural Install, Fashion Mart Building, Downtown Los Angeles, CA

Spiewak/ Rock The Vote/ Vapors,  Benefit Show, New York, NY

Hot Joint & Sound Eater Records, Interior & Exterior Mural Installation, Kiryu, Gunma, Japan

Corin Boutique, Interior & Exterior Mural, Kushiro City, Hokkaido, Japan

Stussy/Alife/Wu-Tang/Frank 151, Live Art, Shibuya Ku, Tokyo Japan

 

2003/

STUSSY, Comissioned design for LA themed skateboard &  T-shirt series


2002/

Crenshaw Wall, Black History Month Mural, Los Angeles, CA

5.1 Entertainment Office, Marvin Gaye Mural, West Los Angeles, CA

Stone Throw Records, Remixed logo for Japan tour

 

2001

AMP showroom, Kareem Abdul Jabbar Mural.  Shibuya-ku, Japan

One World Access, Commissioned Hendrix Mural Installation, Malibu, CA

AWAKEN, Art director & lead illustrator for DVD/CD release. Curator_Poet Name Life

 

2000/

Charizmatik Flagship Store/ The Treehouse Endeavor. Large Exterior Mural. East Hollywood, CA

MALATHION, Commissioned illustrations for promotional flyers


 

 

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