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Élan Jurado

b. 1982, Bryan, TX

Lives and works in New York City.

EDUCATION:

School of Visual Arts, New York City

 MFA in Studio Art with an emphasis in Performance Art, May 2012

 

School of The Art Institute of Chicago

BFA in Studio Art with an emphasis in Photography and Performance Art, December 2008

 

Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas

 BA in Photography, May 2005

EXHIBITIONS:

Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, Beacon, NY, May 18 – July 14, 2019

“Orphans of Painting II” Curated by Raul Zamudio

Video Installation of Black Spew


White Box, New York City, September 21 – October 12, 2018

“White Anxieties” Curated by Raul Zamudio, Juan Puntes and Peter Wayne Lewis

 Video Installation of White Action / Red Reaction


Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York City, September 14 – October 14, 2017

“Orphans of Painting” Curated by Raul Zamudio

Video Installation of Black Spew


Christie’s Auction House, New York City, July 28 – August 9, 2017

“Front Of House / back of house” Curated by Alix Brickson

Unrequited Valentine and TP’s from Father Son Portfolio


Satellite Art Show, Miami, Florida, December 1 - 4, 2016

“Performace Is Alive” Curated by Quinn Dukes McDivitt

Video Installation of Life Cycle Of A Broken Government Structure


Christie’s Auction House, New York City, July 28 - August 11, 2016

“Untitled: Insider Art Show” Curated by Alexa Mendez

Video Installation of The Gun Series

 

SVA Chelsea Gallery, New York City, January 16 - February 20, 2016

“elmuseo@SVA” Curated by Rocío Aranda-Alvarado

Tube I - V and video installation of To The Eye

 

Grace Exhibition Space and Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, September 19 - December 19, 2015

“The Sphinx Returns” Curated by Whitney V. Hunter  

Video installation of One Simple Gesture, The Courageousness of Cowardice and To The Eye


ARTR Trafico De Arte, Mexico City, Mexico, February 7 - May 20, 2015

“Requiem (For VZT)” Curated by Raúl Zamudio

 Video installation of Black Spew


Select Art Fair, Miami, Florida, December 2 - 7, 2014

Curated by Brian Whiteley & Matthew Eck

Video installation of 16 Movements

 

Fales Library & Special Collections, NYU, New York City, November 20, 2014

Video performance of Cock Rock added to coll with Xavier MoncadaAnd 


Luminaria Art Festival, San Antonio, TX, November 7 & 8, 2014

“Cruel Optimisms” Curated by Noah Khoshbin

Performed in collaboration for Alejandro Guzman

Live performance of Glitter & Gold

 

Hyperplace Harlem, New York City, October 2 - 4, 2014

Curated by Audra Lambert

Live performances of Life Cycle Of A Structure


Pristine Galerie, Monterrey, Mexico, May 16 - June 20, 2014

“How To Explain Pictures To A Dead Hare” Curated by Raúl Zamudio

Video installation of Black Spew and White Action / Red Reaction


Yonkers Art Weekend, Yonkers, NY, May 3 & 4, 2014

Curated by Melissa Starke

White Action / Red Reaction Test #3


Contempo International Contemporary Art Festival, Varna BG, April 25 – May 3, 2014

Curated by Raúl Zamudio  

Videos exhibited: Black Spew and White Action / Red Reaction


El Museo Del Barrio, New York City, March 12, 2014

“Class Wars: Next Generation” - Performed in collaboration for 

Alejandro Guzman  Live performance of Second Fist Fight


Museo Laboratorio, Città Sant'Angelo, Italy, December 15, 2013 - February 3, 2014

“Sight 2013/2014” Curated by Enzo De Leonibus

Video installation of Black Spew


El Museo Del Barrio, New York City, September 18, 2013

“Artists Talk Body Shop” Curated by Rocío Aranda-Alvarado

Live performance of Rewrap with Wilson Parry  


Museo Laboratorio, Città Sant'Angelo, Italy, September 8 - October 8, 2013

“The Name, The Nose” Curated by Raúl Zamudio 

Video installation of Black Spew


El Museo Del Barrio, New York City, June 12, 2013 - February 15, 2014

“La Bienal 2013: HERE IS WHERE WE JUMP” 

Curated by Rocío Aranda-Alvarado & Raúl Zamudio

Video installation of Black Spew, White Action / Red Reaction and Smear


Calder Foundation, New York City, May 11, 2013

“They Might Well Have Been Remnants Of The Boat” Curated by Katherine Cohn  

Performed in collaboration for Alejandro Guzman with Tré Chandler, Geraldo Mercando, Jacolby Satterwhite and Jennifer Sullivan

 

TEMP Art Space, New York City, April 25, 2013

Curated by Alex Ahn & Areyeh Lipkis

Live Performances of The Dependency Of Lines with Xavier Moncada And Cock Rock with Kylie Lefkowitz 


TEMP Art Space, New York City, January 12, 2013

Curated by Alex Ahn & Areyeh Lipkis

Live Performance of White Action / Red Reaction

 

Allegra LaViola Gallery, New York City, January 4 – January 12, 2013

“239 Days” Curated by Stephen Maine

White Action Red Reaction Test #3 and video installation of One Simple Gesture


Select Industries, Miami Beach, December 5 – December 9, 2012

Curated by Brian Whiteley & Matthew Eck

“Select Art Fair” – Video installation of Finger & Pin


C.A.M. Galeri, Istanbul, Turkey, November 1 – December 15, 2012

“The End Is Also The Beginning” Curated by Peter Hristoff

Video installation of White Action / Red Reaction

 

Select Pre-Fair Launch Party at Aicon Gallery, New York City, October 27, 2012

“Select Masquerade” Curated by Brian Whiteley & Matthew Eck

Video installation of Finger & Pin

 Live performance of Cock Rock with Marc Bradley Johnson

 

3rd Streaming, New York City, September 8, 2012

“Gifted And Talented” Curated by Clifford Owens 

 Live performance of Finger & Pin


White Box, New York City, August 23, 2012

“Frankenstein on the Beach” Curated by Raúl Zamudio 

Video installation of Smile and live performance of Cock Rock with Marc     Bradley Johnson


3rd Streaming, New York City, May 31 – September 26, 2012

“Gifted And Talented” Curated by Clifford Owens

Video installation of Black Spew and White Action / Red Reaction


3rd Streaming, New York City, May 23, 2012

“Gifted And Talented” Curated by Clifford Owens

Live performance of Cock Rock with Marc Bradley Johnson


Visual Arts Gallery, New York City, February 24 – March 10, 2012

“Just The Tip” Curated by Mike Egan

Live performance and video installation of Cock Rock with Marc Johnson