Jeffrey Augustine Songco

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Born 1983  New Jersey  USA

Education 2011  MFA  San Francisco Art Institute
2005  BFA  Carnegie Mellon University
2000  Summer  Cooper Union

Lives and Works San Francisco, California USA


Solo Exhibitions 2012
Steven Wolf Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA, Public Displays of Affection

Group
Exhibitions
2014
*Center for Art and Thought, web-based, Queer Sites and Sounds

2013
Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA, Proximities 3: Import/Export

2012
ArtPrize, Kendall College of Art and Design, Grand Rapids, MI, Role/Play
**SOMArts, San Francisco, CA, Performing Community
ArtPadSF, Steven Wolf Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA

2011
ArtPrize, Westminster Presbyterian Church, Grand Rapids, MI, Inclusion
Steven Wolf Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA, Negative Space
Kadist, San Francisco, CA, The New Wave
Nighthawk Books, Highland Park, NJ, New Mediator Art Show
The Winery SF, San Francisco, CA, Vernissage: MFA Thesis Exhibition
Treehouse Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Fruit Fly Nursery

2010
Seven, Miami, FL, #Rank
Swell Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Performology & Actionization
Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Apartogether

2009
Open Concept Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI, Digital Ritual

2008
Current Gallery, Baltimore, MD, AGENDA: Queering Popular Media
Galapagos Art Space, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Hospitium Collective

2007
Studio 23, Bushwick, Brooklyn, Wut Up Doc (umentation)

2006
Spinning Plates Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA, The Tomb of the Spy Magician
Regina Gouger Miller Gallery, Carnegie Mellon, 100% Centennial

2005
Projekt30.com, June 2005 Online Exhibition
Regina Gouger Miller Gallery, Carnegie Mellon, Spectacular, Spectacular
The University Center Gallery, Carnegie Mellon, Binary Reduction
The Frame Gallery, Carnegie Mellon, Mammon
The Frame Gallery, Carnegie Mellon, Friends Can Listen to Endless Love in the Dark

2000-2004
Untitled Downtown Space, Populate the Unpopulated, Pittsburgh, PA
The Frame Gallery, Carnegie Mellon, Jersey Show
The Frame Gallery, Carnegie Mellon, identity
9th Street Gallery, Making A Scene, Pittsburgh, PA
The Cooper Union, Summer Program Exhibition, New York, NY


Lectures 2013
Michigan State University, Lansing, MI,
    Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Ally College Conference,
    Queer Art and Theology

2012
University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, Filipino Arts
California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA, Filipino Arts
Queens Nails Projects, San Francisco, CA, QnA: Tuesday Talk

2011
Westminster Presbyterian Church, Grand Rapids, MI, Queer Art and Theology


Awards 2012
SECA Art Award, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Nominee

2011
Asian Contemporary Arts Consortium Writing Fellowship, Finalist
The Power of Self 2011, Artists Wanted, Finalist
New Genres Spirit of Tradition Award, San Francisco Art Institute
Graduate Student Leadership Award, San Francisco Art Institute

2001-2010
Returning Graduate Scholarship, San Francisco Art Institute, 2010
Global Geek Week YouTube Video Winner, Society for Geek Advancement, 2009
Cut&Paste Digital Design Tournament, Finalist, 2007
Emily Phyllis Howard Junior Award, Carnegie Mellon, 2004
Wilfred Readio Sophomore Award, Carnegie Mellon, 2003
Robert J. Fingland Freshman Award, Carnegie Mellon, 2002
Outstanding Achievement in Graphic Design, Rising Star Awards, Nominee
     Paper Mill Playhouse, 2001


Events 2012
Luna Negra 2012: Queering the Runway, Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts,
     San Francisco, CA

2011
The Society of 23 Biennial, Diego Rivera Gallery
The Society of 23 Prize, Swell Gallery

2010
Artists Leading Artists: Panel Discussion, San Francisco Art Institute
XX, XWHY: An Artist Talk in Four Parts, SOMArts, San Francisco, CA

2006-2008
Bushwick Open Studios, Bushwick, Brooklyn, 2008
Cut&Paste Digital Design Tournament, NYC, 2007
Bushwick Open Studios, Bushwick, Brooklyn, 2007
GLAAD OUTAuction NYC2006, Metropolitan Pavilion, NYC, 2006
Starbucks Salon, Mix Tape, NYC, assisted House of Diehl, 2006
Deitch Projects, Art Parade, NYC, assisted House of Diehl, 2006


Press Review: "Proximities 3: Import/Export," Art Practical, Feb. 17, 2014
#Hashtags: The Importer/Exporter, DailyServing, Feb. 10, 2014
SFAQ Review: "Proximities 3: Import/Export," San Francisco Arts Quarterly, Feb. 2014
"Proximities 3: Import/Export": Asian connection, San Francisco Chronicle, Dec. 25, 2013
An Interview with Jeffrey Augustine Songco, The 22 Magazine, June 20, 2012
I'd Rather Make Art Than Make Out, The Huffington Post, Feb. 3, 2012
With Involuntary Sculptures, ArtSlant, Jan. 10, 2012
Eyes on the Prize 2011: GayGayGay, ArtPrize Blog, Oct. 2, 2011
Just say no, San Francisco Bay Guardian, Aug. 2, 2011
The Watch, San Francisco Chronicle, July 21, 2011
Steven Wolf, Guerrero, ArtBusiness.com, July 17, 2011
SFAI MFA, ArtBusiness.com, May 12, 2011
Watchlist, rebel:art, April 13, 2011
student profile, SFAI, 2011
Dream Captcha, October 2008: Boing Boing, Core77, Etre, GEARFUSE, Gizmodo, Make:,
     Neatorama, OhGizmo!, Unplggd

Mate takes out Cut & Paste New York, Core77 Design Blog, Sep. 16, 2007


Publications IdN Extra 01: Cut and Paste, From Sketch to Production, June 2009


Contributing Writer Art Practical
Art21 Blog
Bad At Sports
The Huffington Post
Hyperallergic


Awesome Childhood Memories New Jersey Ballet. Trained in ballet, tap, and jazz, 1988 - 1998.
The Nutcracker. Various roles. New Jersey Ballet, 1991 - 1997.
South Pacific. Jerome. Paper Mill Playhouse, 1994.
ACDA National Children's Honor Choir. San Diego Convention Center, 1996.
North New Jersey Junior Regional Chorus. 1997.
Children of Eden. Ensemble. Paper Mill Playhouse, 1997.
Gypsy. Newsboy, Victor & Violin. Paper Mill Playhouse, 1998.


(*commissioned artist)
(**as part of collaborative duo Kitsch House)