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Sacha Eckes

1971, Brugge (BE)

Lived and worked in the USA

Actually lives and works in Antwerpen (BE)

Represented by BruthausGallery, Waregem (BE)

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBTIONS

2018    25 Years of Pure Misery, a Retrospective - Gallery M146, Antwerp
             Mostly Sculptures - Croxhapox, Gent
2017    King Crimson and other Imposters - NIAD, Los Gatos, CA - USA
             Studies for Larger Paintings - (Shoo-bil) Gallery, Antwerp
2017    I'd Rather be Watching Porn - Cultuurcentrum Mechelen, Mechelen
2016    The Imposter - Lifeisart Gallery, Antwerp
2016    One A Day - Camille Gallery, Detroit - USA
2015    Connections - Antwerp
2015    Two-Person, curated by Thibaut Verhoeven, with Els Nouwens - SecondRoom, Gent
2014    SQUEEZE - Bar d'Office, Antwerpen                              
2014    Elke Dag Iets Anders - Sollie Apothekers, Antwerp
2013    Love, Life, Art and The Devil - Fouladi Projects, San Francisco, CA - USA
2012    The Devil Inside - Bries Space, Antwerp Belgium
2011    Two Person Art Show with Michael Laird - Coffee & Vinyl, Antwerp, Belgium
2010    Art Attack, Project Room - Swarm Gallery, Oakland, CA - USA
2006    Battles - National Product, San Francisco, CA - USA
2005    Life is Good, part of the Also Awesome Show
2005    The Bathroom - Hallway Gallery, San Francisco, CA - USA
2005    Inside Out, Daily Dose - Low Gallery, San Francisco, CA - USA
2005    Mostly Smaller Works - SEAM Studio, San Francisco, CA - USA
2004    After The Renaissance - The Foyer at The Lab, San Francisco, CA - USA
2004   The Adobe - Back Room Gallery, San Francisco, CA - USA
2001    The Burnt Show - Detroit Museum of New Art, Detroit, MI - USA 
1997    Carmichael Gallery, San Francisco, CA - USA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBTIONS

2018   More, More, More / How do you Like It? BruthausGallery, Waregem

            Curated by Ben Benaouisse

2017   1917 Fountain 2017 - Academie Mechelen, Mechelen
2017    Kunstwerkt 5 - Collectiv National/Fierensblokken, Antwerp
2017    The Lost Posters, Lee Ranaldo - Cultuurcentrum Menen
2017    100 Years Duchamp - SECONDroom, Antwerp
2017    Life Will Be Great Soon - Praetoria Gallery, Antwerp
2017    Biënnale Banale Dragers - Troebel Neyntje, Antwerp
2016    ICU Art Expo with Michiel Alberts, Beiron Brouwers, Kris Burm,

             Bernaded Dexters, Sacha Eckes, Dafna Rahminov, Rob Scholte
2016    Annual Garden Party and Auction at Museum Dhondt Dhaenens,

             as one of 25 selected promising artists

2015    After the Food Fight - Chocolade Fabriek, Tongeren,

             with Lieven Segers, Nel Aerts
2015    Divergence - Keystone Gallery, Los Angeles, CA                 
2015    A Belgian Politician - Marion de Canière Art Space, Antwerp    
2015    Expo ZAK - Troebel Neyntje, Antwerp

2014    Crossing Lines #03 - Workplace, Antwerp
2014    Noetics - Croxhapox, Gent

2013    Wilde Vlammen - Mekanik Strip, Antwerp
             International Cartoon Festival - Knokke-Heist

2012    Secret Postcards - Jan Van Eyck Academie, Maastricht
2012    Underwhere - RA, Antwerp
2012    Friday The Thirteenth - RA, Antwerp
2012    Fiend Projects Art Festival - Designcenter De Winkelhaak, Antwerp
2012    The December Store - Galerie Jan Dhaese, Ghent

2011    Music In Your Eyes-  Coffee & Vinyl, Antwerp
2011    In- And Outside - Writing - Voorkamer, Lier
2011    Tall Tales: Collaborative Projects by John Casey & Friends -

             Swarm Gallery, Oakland, CA - USA

2010    Women at Work - Mekanik, Antwerp

2009    The Border - Lineart Art Fair, Gent
2009    The Whole Nine Yards - Actionfields Gallery, Brussels
2009    Summer Show - Lyons Weir Gallery, New York, NY - USA
2009    My certain Fate - Pharmaka, Los Angeles, CA - USA
2009    Jeugdzonde - LLS387, Antwerp
2009    Drawing Actions - De Halle, Geel
2009    Drawing up a Plan - The Lab, San Francisco, CA - USA

2007    Non-Sequitur - Ritual, San Francisco, CA - USA
2007    Fill 'er Up - Dennis Anderson Gallery, Antwerp
2007    Group Show of Drawings - Fette's Gallery, Culver City, CA - USA
2007    Sacha Eckes and Porous Walker - Receiver Gallery, San Francisco, CA - USA

2006    Where we have been where we are and where we are going -

             Adobe Back Room Gallery, San Francisco, CA - USA
2006    Fecalfacedotcom: the 125th anniversary of the internet -

             BLK/MRKT Gallery, Culver City, CA - USA
2006    Fecalfacedotcom: the 125th anniversary of the internet - 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA - USA
2006    Utopia - 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA - USA
2006    It Won’t Hurt, with Alika Cooper and Rachell Sumpter - City Hall, San Francisco, CA - USA
2006    San Francisco in Sacramento - Deep Gallery, Sacramento, CA - USA
2006    Brains - Space Gallery, San Francisco, CA - USA
2006    Group show - Needles and Pens, San Francisco, CA - USA
2005    Soon and Very Soon - Renowned Gallery, Portland, OR - USA
2005    Fecal Face 5.5 Year Anniversary exhibit - 111 Minna Street Gallery, San Francisco, CA - USA
2005    We Fixed It, an eBay Project, Works Gallery, San Jose, CA - USA
2005    TMBG, Garde Rail Gallery, Seattle, WA - USA
2005    PaperAwesome! - Pigman Gallery, San Francisco, CA - USA
2005    Nonetheless - Needles and Pens, San Francisco, CA - USA

2004    boonslogmuscle - Mimi Barr Gallery, San Francisco, CA - USA
2004    Sneakerpimps - Culture Cache Gallery, San Francisco, CA - USA
2004    The San Francisco Show - New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA - USA
2004    Social Awareness - Unit B, Chicago, IL - USA
2004    Cross Currents - Birmingham and Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI - USA
2004    The Bay Area Show - Tangent Gallery, Detroit, MI - USA
2004    8th Annual Auction - The Lab, San Francisco, CA - USA
2004    8.5 x 11 - Mimi Barr, San Francisco, CA - USA
2004    PaperAwesome - Mimi Barr, San Francisco, CA - USA
2003    Au Natural - The Di Rosa Preserve, Napa, CA - USA
2003    17th Annual Auction - New Langton, San Francisco, CA - USA
2003    After School Special - Culture Cache Gallery, San Francisco, CA - USA 
2003    Billboard Project: D'ETROIT - Lemberg Gallery, Detroit, MI - USA
2003    It came from Detroit - Mission Space, Baltimore, MD - USA
2003    Get Your War Off - Culture Cache Gallery, San Francisco, CA - USA
2003    Selecti - Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI - USA
2003    Pretty City - G.R. N'Namdi Gallery, Detroit, MI - USA
2003    The Peace Show - Adobe Books, San Francisco, CA - USA
2003    In the Shadow of Tiger Stadium ) Padzieski Gallery, Dearborn, MI - USA 
2003    7th Annual Auction - The Lab, San Francisco, CA - USA

2002    Where I am At, a drawing show - The Lab, San Francisco, CA - USA
2002    Toyz 2002 - 1300 Gallery, Cleveland, OH - USA
2002    My Hero - CPOP Gallery, Detroit, MI - USA
2002    Cartoon Show - New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA - USA
2002    bubblegum - Culture Cache gallery, San Francisco, CA - USA
2002    kaboom - Museum of New Art, Detroit, MI - USA
2002    6th Annual Auction - The Lab, San Francisco, CA - USA

2001    17th Annual Auction - New Langton, San Francisco, CA - USA
2001    Beefcake / Cheesecake - Orange County Center for Contemporary Art,  Santa Ana, CA - USA
2001    Paperclip - Fort Haggis Gallery, San Francisco, CA - USA
2001    Collage: medium at large - Culture Cache Gallery, San Francisco, CA - USA
2001    The Red Man Show - Adobe Books, San Francisco, CA - USA
2001    post-postcard - Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA - USA
2001    Paintaholics - New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA - USA
2001    The Portrait Show - New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA - USA
2001    The Wrong Show - Museum of New Art, Detroit, MI - USA
2001    Creativity - The LAB, San Francisco, CA - USA

2000    Chill Factor, 16th Annual Auction - New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA - USA
2000    Blueprint, Auction for TILT - Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA - USA
2000    Mission Detritus - Culture Cache Gallery, San Francisco, CA - USA
2000    16 Reasons - Juice Design, San Francisco, CA - USA
2000    Discombobulated - Gallery Luscombe, San Francisco, CA - USA
1999    Future Shock, 15th Annual Auction - New Langton Arts, San Francisco,  CA - USA
1999    Frenzy, Auction - Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, CA - USA
1999    Dia De Los Muertos - Gallery Luscombe, San Francisco, CA - USA
1999    Bricolage - The Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, CA - USA
1999    Looking Glass, window installation - Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA - USA
1999    Dangerous Dolls - Roq La Rue Gallery, Seattle, WA - USA
1998    The Luggage Store's 7th Annual - Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, CA - USA
1998    American Pie - Mission Badlands/Balazo, San Francisco, CA - USA
1998    PopTarts - 111 Minna Street Gallery, San Francisco, CA - USA
1998    Highwired - Artists Television Access, San Francisco, CA - USA
1998    The Devil's Ass/Nalgas de Diablo - Mission Badlands/Balazo, San Francisco, CA - USA

1997    Oddity - 111 Minna Street Gallery, San Francisco, CA- USA
1997    Matrix International 1997 - Matrix Gallery, Sacramento, CA- USA
1997    Black & White & Read All Over - Show N Tell Gallery, San Francisco, CA- USA
1996    Point of View, 11th Annual National Juried Exhibition - Center for Visual Art,  Oakland, CA - USA
1996    12th Annual National Juried Exhibition - Berkeley Art Center Association,  CA - USA

COLLECTIONS:
George N'Namdi, Burton Aaron, Dr. Daniel Haddad, David Coddaire, Richard Rollins,
Topher Delaney, Greta Stevens, Wim Waumans, Dr. Werner Van Peer, Marc Moons,
Werner Sels, Irene Schaudies, Frank Hermann


PUBLICATIONS

 • March 12, 1997 The San Francisco Bay Guardian, Review of show at Carmichael by

   Harry Roche.

 • May 1997 SPUNK! Magazine, Feature Local Artist.

 • Summer 1998 Juxtapoz Magazine, Featured in Gallery section as up and coming

   artist.

 • August 24, 1998 S.F. Metropolitan Magazine,p.27, review of PopTarts.

 • August 1998 Citysearch.com, review of PopTarts.

 • October 1998 ArtWeek magazine, review of PopTarts.

 • October 1998 New Mission News,p.16,American Pie.

 • Oct.14-20, 1998 The S.F. Bay Guardian, American Pie in 8 days a week.

 • August 1999 Citysearch.com, review of Looking Glass by Colin Berry.

 • August 30, 1999 S.F. Metropolitan Magazine, Looking Glass featured in Gallery

   section.

 • November 2002 Real Detroit, featured in Stage and Canvas. Review by Natalie

   Haddad

 • April, 2004 Metro Times, review by Glen Manisto

 • October, 2003 Art Beat, PBS 30 minute interview broadcast on Public Television in

   Detroit

 • February, 2005 Stretcher.org, On Marketing The Mission, Article by Allegra Fortunati

 • March 2007, Artweek, review of Your Face Looks Like an Island with Porous Walker

 • May, 2007, online interview

ARRANGER / CURATOR

2013    "Wilde Vlammen"  - Mekanik, (Antwerp)
2012    "Underwhere" - RA (Antwerp)
2012    "Friday The Thirteenth"- RA (Antwerp)
2011    "Music In Your Eyes" - Coffee & Vinyl (Antwerp):
2007    "Non-Sequitur" -Ritual, San Francisco - USA
             Timothy Buckwalter, Bill Dunlap, Sacha Eckes, Nancy Mizuno Elliott,
             Christopher Jernberg, Alexis Mackenzie, Paul Madonna, Mike Monteiro, Fred

             Rinne, Brion Nudah Rosch & Ifton Schlinger, Micke Tong
2007    Curator at 111 Minna Gallery, SF - USA
2006    Curated UTOPIA: Suzanne Husky, Eric Joyner, Josh Keyes, Alexis Mackenzie,
             Chris Pew, Stephen Powers, John Sheridan, Casey Jex Smith, Winston Smith
2006    Co-curator exhibition: 111@111
2004    "The Bay Area Show" - Tangent Gallery (Detroit) USA

            Creating a dialog between the Bay Area arts community and the Detroit Arts

            Community. Over 40 artists including Chris Johanson, Barry McGee, Jo

            Jackson, Simon Evans, Alicia McCarthy, Shaun O'Dell, Winston Smith,

            Christopher Garrett.

2002    "bubblegum", 2002, Culture Cache Gallery (San Francisco) - USA

            a selection of work inspired by the texture of bubblegum and its meaning. 
            Marsea Goldberg, Jerry King, Johanna Saint-Clair, Elizabeth Selna
2001    "Paperclip", Fort Haggis Gallery (San Francisco) - USA
             An exhibit of works on paper; Chris Corales, Isabel Eckes, Sacha Eckes, Simon

             Evans, David Franklin, Marsea Goldberg, Leila Hornick, Rachel Kalman, Jerry

             King, Dave Lyle, MATS!?, Chris Oliveria, Dave Schubert, Christine Shields,
             Kelley Stoltz, John Trippe, Scott Williams and Rhonda Winter.
2000    "Discombobulated", Gallery Luscombe (San Francisco) - USA
            An exhibit dealing with emotional instability, chaos and mental illness.
            Including: Simon Evans, Shaun O'Dell, MATS!? , Isabel Ecke

1988    "Highwired", Artists Telivision Access (San Francisco) - USA
            Rob Reger, Maya Hayuk
1988    "PopTarts", 111 Minna Street Gallery (San Francisco): - USA

             Female artists working in a pop arty, illustrative style. Isabel Samaras, Sharon

             Leong, Isis Rodriguez, Lisa Petrucci, Angela Lewis 
1988    "American Pie", Mission Badlands/Balazo, (San Francisco) - USA 
             Inspired by American way of life, politics and sensibility. Including: Winston

             Smith, Rob Reger, MATS!?, etc.
1987    "Oddity", 111 Minna Street Gallery, (San Francisco) - USA

             Chris Johanson, Christine Shields, Johanna Saint-Clair, Dave Fremont, Eric

             White

 

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