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Skowmon Hastanan
updated: 07/29/2009
website: www.skowmon.com
 
   
 
 
     
 
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ASIAN, ROSE, JOY, ANGELS, DREAM, PARADISE AND HEAVEN…
ASIAN, ROSE, JOY, ANGELS, DREAM, PARADISE AND HEAVEN…
ASIAN, ROSE, JOY, ANGELS, DREAM, PARADISE AND HEAVEN…
ASIAN, ROSE, JOY, ANGELS, DREAM, PARADISE AND HEAVEN…
Asian/Roses
Professional Names
In/Out Numbers
Lucky
Goddess and Prostitutes: Red Moon
Lucky (detail)
Goddess and Prostitutes: Cloud Circle
Lucky (detail)
Goddess and Prostitutes: Pearl Head Skirt
Timeline: The Grand Concourse at 100
Timeline: The Grand Concourse at 100
 
Portfolio Keywords:  consumer culture, collage, feminist, gender/sexuality, identity, political, race, spiritual, abstract, figurative
 
 
ASIAN, ROSE, JOY, ANGELS, DREAM, PARADISE AND HEAVEN… by Skowmon Hastanan
ASIAN, ROSE, JOY, ANGELS, DREAM, PARADISE AND HEAVEN…
neon
2008
Dimensions variable
ASIAN, ROSE, JOY, ANGELS, DREAM, PARADISE AND HEAVEN… by Skowmon Hastanan
ASIAN, ROSE, JOY, ANGELS, DREAM, PARADISE AND HEAVEN…
neon
2008
08" x  017"  x 04" 
ASIAN, ROSE, JOY, ANGELS, DREAM, PARADISE AND HEAVEN… by Skowmon Hastanan
ASIAN, ROSE, JOY, ANGELS, DREAM, PARADISE AND HEAVEN…
neon
2008
Dimensions variable
ASIAN, ROSE, JOY, ANGELS, DREAM, PARADISE AND HEAVEN… by Skowmon Hastanan
ASIAN, ROSE, JOY, ANGELS, DREAM, PARADISE AND HEAVEN…
neon
2008
8" x  17"  x 4" 
Asian/Roses by Skowmon Hastanan
Asian/Roses
Graphite, acrylic, water-soluble silver ink and wax pastel, newspaper cutouts, on Arches Aquarelle paper
2007
22" x  30" 
Professional Names by Skowmon Hastanan
Professional Names
Newspaper cutouts, water-soluble wax pastel, and acrylic on watercolor paper
2007
8 1/2" x  11" 
In/Out Numbers by Skowmon Hastanan
In/Out Numbers
Graphite, acrylic, water-soluble bronze ink and wax pastel, transparent watercolor, newspaper
2007
22" x  30" 
Lucky by Skowmon Hastanan
Lucky
Graphite, acrylic and newspaper cutouts on Yatsuo paper
2009
25" x  38" 
Goddess and Prostitutes: Red Moon by Skowmon Hastanan
Goddess and Prostitutes: Red Moon
Graphite, newspaper cutouts, and acrylic on Kraft paper
2006
12 " x  9 " 
Lucky (detail) by Skowmon Hastanan
Lucky (detail)
Graphite, acrylic and newspaper cutouts on Yatsuo paper
2009
25" x  38" 
Goddess and Prostitutes: Cloud Circle by Skowmon Hastanan
Goddess and Prostitutes: Cloud Circle
Graphite, newspaper cutouts, and acrylic on Kraft paper
2006
12" x  9" 
Lucky (detail) by Skowmon Hastanan
Lucky (detail)
Graphite, acrylic and newspaper cutouts on Yatsuo paper
2009
25" x  38" 
Goddess and Prostitutes: Pearl Head Skirt by Skowmon Hastanan
Goddess and Prostitutes: Pearl Head Skirt
Graphite, newspaper cutouts, and acrylic on Kraft paper
2006
12" x  9" 
Timeline: The Grand Concourse at 100 by Skowmon Hastanan
Timeline: The Grand Concourse at 100
Vinyl
2009
54 ½” 54 ½” " x  387 ½”"  x o" 
Timeline: The Grand Concourse at 100 by Skowmon Hastanan
Timeline: The Grand Concourse at 100
Vinyl
2009
54 ½” " x  387 ½”" 

Artist Statement
Skowmon Hastanan creates mixed media works that explore issues relating to identity, sexuality, race, nature, and language, using found historical and contemporary images and texts.

Artist Bio / CV

Skowmon Hastanan, born in Thailand, lives and works in New York; received BFA from School of Visual Arts. Hastanan exhibits nationally and internationally. She participated in group exhibitions, including The Women’s Building in San Francisco, the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center For Feminist Art, Brooklyn Museum, Davis Museum and Cultural Center (Wellesley College, MA), Wave Hill (Riverdale NY), The New Museum. Artist's Space (NYC), Itami Museum (Japan), 2B Gallery (Hungary), and Galeria Z (Slovakia), as well as solo shows at the Bronx Museum Project Space, the Longwood Art Project, and the Jamaica Art Center. Recently, she was included in Amnesty’s 1 in 3 Art Exhibit, a traveling show in California for Stop Violence Against Women Campaign, organized by Amnesty International. Hastanan won several permanent public art commissions including the NYC MTA Arts for Transit (2005), and the NYC Board of Education, Percent for Art Commission (2001). She was awarded a research and an installation commission from the Bronx Museum of the Arts for The Grand Concourse at 100, a historical timeline project (2009), and a temporary public art installation for Asian Arts Initiative with grants from The Philadelphia Exhibitions Initiative, The Pew Charitable Trusts and the Pennsylvania Humanities Council (2005). Hastanan is a recipient of the Civitella Ranieri Fellowship and Residency, Umbria, Italy (2010), the Urban Artist Initiative/New York City Fellowship (2008), and The Lambent Fellowships in the Arts at The Tides Foundation (2007-2009). Her works are in the collection of the Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, MA and private collections.