Anne Colvin is a Scottish artist based in San Francisco who works primarily with the moving image. Working with a combination of found footage and her own filmic observations, Anne’s work has a heightened awareness of time, frame, texture and gesture.
Colvin’s most recent exhibitions include The Very Eye of Night at Jancar Gallery, Los Angeles (2012); As Yet Untitled, SF Camerawork (2011) and Long Play: Bruce Conner and The Singles Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (2010). Recent group shows include Eros/Thanatos, Torrance Art Museum, California; Moyra Davey’s One Minute Film and Video, Narrowsburg, New York; Mare Street Biennial, Artistspace, London and Majuscule, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York amongst others.
Recent commissions include The Forged Coupon, published by Publication Studio (2011) and Attn: Miss Calpurnia (2012) for SF Arts Commission Gallery. Upcoming shows include Modern Edinburgh Film School, Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop; System Operations in conjunction with the ZERO1 Biennial; Fits and Starts, Agency, Los Angeles and a two person show with Margaret Tait at Mills College Art Museum, Oakland.
Her curatorial projects have been commissioned by Berkeley Art Museum; New Langton Arts and David Cunningham Projects, SF and presented at Frieze Art Fair, London; NY Art Book Fair at MoMA/PS1 with White Columns and Poetic Research Bureau, LA. Colvin ran TART a project space dedicated to time-based media from 2004 to 2008 and is included in Maurizio Cattelan’s No Soul for Sale book.
She has written for Frieze, Art Practical and London-based moving-image organization LUX. Anne is a Graduate Studio Practice Tutor at the San Francisco Art Institute and California College of the Arts.