Francesco Lo Castro

1976

Born on July 2 in Catania, Italy

Lives and works in South Florida, USA

EDUCATION

Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
Broward College, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Otto-Hahn-Gymnasium, Ostfildern, Germany

 
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2014
Texas Contemporary - Damien A. Roman Fine Art
artMRKT Hamptons - Vered Gallery
Some Like It Hot, Group Exhibition, HistoryMiami Museum, FL.  Curated by Brandon Opalka
Acid Reflux, Group Exhibiton, The Projects, Fort Lauderdale, FL.  Curated by Lisa Rockford

LA Art Show - Thinkspace Gallery
Art Hamptons - Evan Lurie Gallery
Art Houston - Evan Lurie Gallery
Art Palm Beach - Evan Lurie Gallery
Miami International Art Fair - Evan Lurie Gallery
Palm Springs Fine Art Fair - Evan Lurie Gallery

2013
ADVENT, Solo Exhibition, Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, FL.  Curated by Jane Hart
SCOPE Art Fair Miami Beach, Art Basel week.  Solo Installation + group show with Thinkspace Gallery.
Annual Interest, Group Exhibition, Young At Art Museum, Fort Lauderdale, FL.  Curated by Zack Spechler & Rory Carracino
Milestone #1, Group Exhibition, Circuit 12 Contemporary, Dallas, TX.  Curated by Dustin & Gina Orlando
Geometry of Chance, Group Exhibition, Mirus Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

2012
SCOPE Miami, Art Basel week - Circuit 12 Contemporary
Lightning Strikes Twice, Group Exhibition, Circuit 12 Contemporary & Mary Tomás Gallery.  Curated by Dustin & Gina Orlando
Art on the Edge 2011, Group Exhibition, Vered Gallery, East Hampton, NY.  Curated by Damien Roman
Suggestivism NYC, Group Exhibition, Bold Hype Gallery, NYC.  Curated by Nathan Spoor

2011
Art on the Edge 2011 Group Exhibition, Vered Gallery, East Hampton, NY.  Curated by Damien Roman
PARTY ANIMALS Group Exhibition, Royal/T, Culver City, CA.  Curated by Lindsay Scoggins
Suggestivism Group Exhibition, Grand Central Art Center, California State University, Fullerton.  Curated by Nathan Spoor

2010
Solo Exhibition, Butter Gallery, Miami, FL
AQUA Art Fair, Art Basel Miami Beach - C. Emerson Fine Arts
Art on the Edge: The New Contemporary, Vered Gallery, East Hampton, NY.  Curated by Damien Roman & Francesco Lo Castro
STROKE 02 - Urban Art Fair, Munich, Germany.  Curated by Hot Cheese Crew
Sapience Group Exhibition, C. Emerson Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, FL.  Curated by Lori Johns
Movers & Shakers, Ronin Gallery, Silverlake, CA.  Curated by Gino Joukar
Crystal Monoliths Group Exhibition, Cafeina Gallery, Miami.  Curated by Jose Mertz & Johnny Robles
Believe The Hype Miami, Eazy Street Gallery, Miami.  Curated by Bold Hype Gallery and Dustin Orlando

2009
AQUA Art Fair, Art Basel Miami - Bold Hype Gallery, NYC
305//NEON LIFE, Solo Exhibition, Kidrobot, Miami Beach, FL
Monster? Group Exhibition, Copro Gallery, Santa Monica, CA.  Curated by Travis Louie
Yes We Can! Group Exhibition, Dorothy Circus Gallery, Rome, Italy.  Curated by Alexandra Mazzanti
Family Tradition Group Exhibition, touring L.A.. NYC & Manila, Philippines.  Curated by Ron English
Black Pop Surrealism Group Exhibition, The Shore Institute of Contemporary Art, Long Branch, NJ.  Curated by Jenn Hampton, Parlor Gallery
Believe The Hype Group Exhibition, Bold Hype Gallery, Orlando, FL.  Curated by Dustin Orlando
New Brow SXSW Film Premiere  & Group Exhibition, Gallery Lombardi, Austin, TX .  Curated by Justin Giarla, Shooting Gallery
Super School Group Exhibition, Copro Nason Gallery, Santa Monica, CA.  Curated by Lola Gil
Blender Group Exhibition, Full Circle Gallery, Fort Lauderdale, FL.  Curated by  Peter Giovenco

2008
Gen Art  VANGUARD Fair, Art Basel Miami, Charcoal Studios, Miami, FL.  Directed by Francesco Lo Castro
Diversity of Talent Art Exhibition, Credit Suisse Headquarters, 10 Madison Ave, New York City, NY.  Curated by Francesco Lo Castro
Scion Installation 5 Group Exhibition & National Tour
Ginzatropicalia Group Exhibition, Art Basel Miami, Miami, FL.  Curated by Francesco Lo Castro
Crimes on Canvas Group Exhibition, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas.  Curated by Jay Nailor, M Modern Gallery
FURORE Group Exhibition,  Dorothy Circus Gallery. Rome, Italy.  Curated by Francesco Lo Castro
Pop Subversion Group Exhibition, Ad Hoc Art Gallery, Brooklyn, New York.  Curated by Andrew Michael Ford

2007
Gen Art Vanguard Group Exhibition, Art Basel Miami Beach, FL.  Curated by Francesco Lo Castro
Elevation Group Exhibition, Limited Addiction Gallery, Denver, CO
PSYCHE Solo Exhibition, Antikulture Gallery, Miami, FL
$coundrels Group Exhibition, The Venice Contemporary, Venice Beach, CA.  Curated by Dane Jensen
Scion Installation 4 Group Exhibition & National Tour

2006
We’ll Make A Lover Of You Group Exhibition, Art Center/ South Florida, Art Basel Miami Beach, FL. Curated by Francesco Lo Castro in association with Merry Karnowsky Gallery, LA, The Shooting Gallery, San Francisco & Jonathan LeVine Gallery, NYC
Life Size Group Exhibition, Scion Installation, Culver City, CA.  Curated by Francesco Lo Castro
Collections Group Exhibition, Scion Installation, Culver City, CA.  Curated by Roger Gastman
Touching from a Distance Solo Exhibition, Perihelion Arts, Phoenix, AZ
Subterfuge- 3 Person Exhibition with Nathan Spoor and Kevin Peterson, Thinkspace, Los Angeles, CA
Power in Numbers Group Exhibition, Gallery Nucleus, Alhambra, CA
Up! Group Exhibition, Lineage Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2005
Parallel Universe II Group Exhibition, Rectangle Artspace, Art Basel Miami, FL.  Curated by Francesco Lo Castro
Monsters of Lowbrow Group Exhibition, Greco Studios, Miami, FL.  Curated by Francesco Lo Castro
Culture Shock Group Exhibition, Buena Vista Building, Miami Design District, FL.  Curated by Francesco Lo Castro
Untitled Group Exhibition, Fuse Gallery, NYC
Cannibal Flower: Downside Up, Upside Down Group Exhibition, Copro Nason Gallery, Culver City, CA

2004
Parallel Universe Group Exhibition, SRX Studios, Art Basel Miami.  Curated by Francesco Lo Castro
The Art of Propaganda Group Exhibition, Woodstock Art Festival, Woodstock, NY.  Curated by Bruce Bart & Curse Mackey
1984 Group Exhibition, The Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Ubiquitous Images of a Decadent Society Solo Exhibition, Objex Artspace, Miami, FL

2003
The Debut Exhibition Group Exhibition, L’ Art Noir Gallery, New Orleans, LA.  Curated by Jeffrey Holmes
Faking It Through The Day Group Exhibition,1300 Gallery, Cleveland, OH.  Curated by Dustin Orlando
Repeat Offenders Group Exhibition, Covivant Gallery, Tampa, FL 

2002
Irritantilize Group Exhibition, The Wheelbarrow Gallery, Denver, CO  
No Show Group Exhibition, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL.. Curated by Robert Chambers
Römersee Kunstfestival, Bad Rappenau, Germany
Section 7 Group Exhibition, Objex Artspace, Miami, FL

2001
Fusion Group Exhibition, The Museum of History, Fort Lauderdale, FL.  Curated by Nina Arias
The Creep Show Group Exhibition, LaLush Gallery, Fort Lauderdale, FL
HORTT42 Group Exhibition, ArtServe, Fort Lauderdale, FL

2000

The Controversy Juried Group Exhibition, The Broward Art Guild, Fort Lauderdale, FL (Best in Show)