Bio

Gina Osterloh’s photography, performance art, and sculptures address the pleasure and pain of looking and interrogate presumed notions of identity.  She is enthralled by the possibilities of blankness initiating psychic panic. Symbolic themes such as the void, orifice, the grid, and skin, in addition to a heightened awareness of color and repetitive pattern appear throughout her artwork. 

Solo exhibitions and performances include Gina Osterloh at Higher Pictures Generation (NY); Shadow Woman as part of En Cuatro Patas at The Broad Museum (Los Angeles); ZONES at Silverlens, Manila; Slice, Strike, Make an X, Prick! at Ghebaly Gallery (Los Angeles); Nothing to See Here There Never Was at Silverlens (Manila, Philippines); Gina Osterloh at Higher Pictures; Group Dynamic at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE), and Anonymous Front at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Group exhibitions include Multiply, Identify, Her at the International Center of Photography in New York City, Not Visual Noise at Ateneo Art Gallery, Ateneo University in Quezon City, Philippines; an idea of a boundary at the San Francisco Art Commission Gallery; Ours is a City of Writers at the Barnsdall Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery; Energy Charge: Connecting to Ana Mendieta at ASU Museum, Demolition Women curated by Commonwealth & Council at Chapman University and Fragments of the Unknowable Whole Urban Arts Space OSU.  Reviews of her work have been featured in The New Yorker Magazine, Art in America, The Brooklyn Rail, Contemporary Art Daily, Hyphen Magazine, Art Asia Pacific, Asian Art News, Art Papers, Artforum Critics Pick, Art Practical, and KCET Artbound Los Angeles.  Awards include an Ohio Arts Council Grant for Individual Excellence, the Wayne P. Lawson Columbus Museum of Art Acquisitions Award, a Fulbright in the Philippines, a Woodstock Center of Photography residency, and a Create Cultivate Grant with the LA County Arts Commission and LACE.  She is an Assistant Professor of Art at The Ohio State University. Gina Osterloh’s work is represented by Silverlens Galleries (Manila) and Higher Pictures Generation (New York).

Gina Osterloh’s photography, performance art, and sculptures address the pleasure and pain of looking and interrogate presumed notions of identity.  She is enthralled by the possibilities of blankness initiating psychic panic. Symbolic themes such as the void, orifice, the grid, and skin, in addition to a heightened awareness of color and repetitive pattern appear throughout her artwork. 

Solo exhibitions and performances include Gina Osterloh at Higher Pictures Generation (NY); Shadow Woman as part of En Cuatro Patas at The Broad Museum (Los Angeles); ZONES at Silverlens, Manila; Slice, Strike, Make an X, Prick! at Ghebaly Gallery (Los Angeles); Nothing to See Here There Never Was at Silverlens (Manila, Philippines); Gina Osterloh at Higher Pictures; Group Dynamic at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE), and Anonymous Front at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Group exhibitions include Multiply, Identify, Her at the International Center of Photography in New York City, Not Visual Noise at Ateneo Art Gallery, Ateneo University in Quezon City, Philippines; an idea of a boundary at the San Francisco Art Commission Gallery; Ours is a City of Writers at the Barnsdall Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery; Energy Charge: Connecting to Ana Mendieta at ASU Museum, Demolition Women curated by Commonwealth & Council at Chapman University and Fragments of the Unknowable Whole Urban Arts Space OSU.  Reviews of her work have been featured in The New Yorker Magazine, Art in America, The Brooklyn Rail, Contemporary Art Daily, Hyphen Magazine, Art Asia Pacific, Asian Art News, Art Papers, Artforum Critics Pick, Art Practical, and KCET Artbound Los Angeles.  Awards include an Ohio Arts Council Grant for Individual Excellence, the Wayne P. Lawson Columbus Museum of Art Acquisitions Award, a Fulbright in the Philippines, a Woodstock Center of Photography residency, and a Create Cultivate Grant with the LA County Arts Commission and LACE.  She is an Assistant Professor of Art at The Ohio State University. Gina Osterloh’s work is represented by Silverlens Galleries (Manila) and Higher Pictures Generation (New York).

i am image
2020
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Pressure Pleasure
2019
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Grid Eyes
2020
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Dots Front Misfire (Cut Room)
2008
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Looking Back
2005
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36h x 36w in 91.44h x 91.44w cm
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Anonymous Front (Group Threshold)
2010
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36h x 45w in 91.44h x 114.30w cm
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Grid #3
2014
880
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45.75h x 30w in 116.20h x 76.20w cm
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Web (Yayoi Kusama Knew This Would Happen)
2012
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Desire, Sunset
2016
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Press and Outline
2014
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Hair Part Curtain
2018
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Legs and ...
2018
882
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Obliterate
2019
884
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She Occupies (Sound & Sight)
2018
883
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Selected Exhibitions

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