Bio

Addison Woolsey (Seattle, 1993) is a ceramic artist and translator who lives and works between Mexico and the United States. He moved to Mexico City in 2016, and has since worked and studied in studios in Oaxaca, Seattle, and Medellín. In 2018, he spent 6 months taking courses and completing a Guest Artist residency at Pottery Northwest, while also working as a studio assistant for Seattle-based ceramic artist Aaron Murray. In addition to his work as a ceramic artist, Addison translates poetry, art criticism, and journalism from Spanish and French to English. He is currently an artist-in-residence at Mono Rojo an artist-run ceramic studio in Mexico City. In the fall of 2019, he will begin his Master’s Degree in Latin American Studies at UCLA.

Addison Woolsey (Seattle 1993) es ceramista y traductor estadounidense quien vive y trabaja entre México y Estados Unidos. Empezó a trabajar como ceramista en 2016 en la Ciudad de México y desde entonces ha desarrollado su carrera en talleres de Oaxaca, Seattle y Medellín. En 2018, pasó 6 meses en Seattle estudiando cerámica y como artista invitado en Pottery Northwest; también trabajó como asistente para el ceramista Aaron Murray durante esa estancia. Además de su trabajo como ceramista, Addison traduce poesía, crítica del arte y periodismo del español y francés al inglés. Actualmente es artista en residencia en Mono Rojo, un taller independiente en la Ciudad de México. En el otoño de 2019, empezará la maestría en Estudios Latinoamericanos en la Universidad de California, Los Ángeles.

Contact: addisonwoolsey@hotmail.com

Exhibitions/Exhibiciones

2019

Salón ACME 7/Bodega ACME, Mexico City

Queer Clay at Pottery Northwest, Seattle

Mono Rojo Pop Up at the Museo Tamayo Store, Mexico City

2018

Toujiki at Alfredo Ginocchio, Mexico City

Here/There at Common Area Maintenance, Seattle

Objects of Affection at Statix, Seattle

Pottery Northwest Student Show, Seattle

Salón ACME 6, Mexico City

2017

Bazaar at Casa/Estudio Chichis Libres, Oaxaca de Juárez

Cada vez nos despedidimos mejor at Horizonte de Sucesos, Mexico City

Residencies

December 2018- Present: Long-term Resident at Mono Rojo, Mexico City

September-October 2018: Guest Artist at Partícula. Taller y Galería, Bogotá

June-July 2018: Guest Artist at Pottery Northwest, Seattle

June-September 2017: Resident at Taller Dolores Porras, Santa María Atzompa, Oaxaca

June 2016- June 2017: Long-term Resident at Mono Rojo, Mexico City