Artists: Satch Hoyt

Posted on January 30, 2011


Say It Loud © Satch Hoyt



Born in London
Lives and works in Berlin

Selected Group Exhibitions

“The Record: Contemporary Art and Vinyl”, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, North Carolina
“The Global Africa Project”, Museum of Arts and Design, NYC

“The Scramble”, House of World Cultures, Berlin, Germany
“The San Juan Triennial”, Puerto Rico
“Real Art Ways | Public Art Program”, Hartford, CT
“Laboratorio Way Out”, Lisbon, Portugal
“The Drawers Small world” Triple Candie Gallery NYC
“Zeigen” Temporare Kunsthalle Berlin
“Rockstone And Bootheel” Real Art Ways Hartford, CT


“The Sickness Of The Hunting”, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Nice, France
“Building Bridges”, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
“Beijing Biennale”, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China


“Black Light White Noise”, Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, Texas
“La Quinzaine de L’entorse”, Maison Wazemmes, Lille, France
“Theatrum Mundi”, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France
“Reparations/If It Ain’t Broke”, Gallery 138 & Stony Brook University, New York
“For the Love of the Game”, The Amistad Center for Art & Culture at the Wadsworth
Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT
“Equatorial Rhythms”, Stenersen Museum, Oslo, Norway
“Infinite Island”, The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York


“The Beautiful Game: Contemporary Art and Fútbol”, Roebling Hall, New York
“Artificial Afrika”, Gigantic Art Space, New York
“The Whole World is Rotten”, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
“Black Panther Rank and File”, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
“Analog”, Baltic Center for Contemporary Art, Newcastle, UK


“Rundlederwelten”, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany
“Sports Illustrated”, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, New York
“Living for the City”, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York
“Sport”, Socrates Sculpture Park, New York
“Propeller”, Steve Turner Gallery, Los Angeles


Tate Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, U.K.
“Exposition de Sculptures”, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France
“Open House: Working in Brooklyn”, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn
“Brown v. Board of Education”, Gallery 138, New York


“Black President: The Art and Legacy of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti”, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York (Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco;
Barbican Art Gallery, London, U.K.; Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati)
“The Squared Circle: Boxing in Contemporary Art”, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
“Re-Do China”, Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York


“A Moment’s Notice”, Inman Gallery, Houston, TX
“ArtNew York”, Kunsträume auf Zeit, Linz, Austria
“Body Power/Power Play”, Wü rttembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany
“Where the Boys Are”, Clementine Gallery, New York


“Boxer”, Kunsthalle Tirol, Hall, Austria
“Encounters”, Monterrey, Mexico
“SportCult”, Apexart, New York

Solo Exhibitions

“Rhythm and Rhyme”, Galerie Steinek, Vienna, Austria


“For Love of Sugar”, St. Pauls Cathedral, London, U.K.
“Satch Hoyt” Galerie Lucette Herzog, Paris, France


“Game”, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France


“Star Worshippers”, Ileana Bouboulis Gallery, Paris, France
“Satch Hoyt”, Galerie de l’Autre Cote de la Rue, Brussels, Belgium

2007 Red Mansion Art Foundation, Beijing, China
2002 Art Omi International, International Artists’ Colony
1998 CCP Foundation, Marrakech, Morocco Awards
2002 New York State Council on the Arts Grant Music
2010 “Amplitude”, Berlin (composition, vocals, percussion, electronics, flute)
2001- present “The Burnt Sugar Arkestra”, New York (flute, percussion, electronics)
Performances: The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia; Summer Stage, Central Park, New York, “The Rites” (Butch Morris conduction); The Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, U.K.; The Kennedy Centre, Washington D.C.
1977-1995 Composed, arranged, and played (flute, vocals, percussion, electronics) with various ensembles such as Stomu Yamashta, London; Grace Jones, Paris, France; various artists, Kenya; and Louise Bourgeois in collaboration with Ramuntcho Matta, Paris, France – Acted as musicologist and commentator on “Music of Kenya,” as part of BBC series “Music about Us”

Selected Bibliography
– Franklin Sirmans, “Rundlederwelten” (cat.), Martin-Gropius-Bau Berlin, Germany, 2005
– Peter von Becker, Tagesspiegel, Before the Goal Shot, Oct., 18, 2005
– Stefan Peter, Bild, Here You Can See that Soccer is Really an Art Form…, Oct., 2005
– Jean-Marc Huitorel (ed.), “La Beauté du Geste: L’Art Contemporain et le Sport”, Editions du Regard, Paris, France, 2005
– Trevor Schoonmaker, “Propeller” (cat.), Steve Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, 2005
– “Open House: “Working in Brooklyn” (cat.), Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, 2004
– Gary Morris, The Triangle in: “International ‘04” (cat.), UK Biennial, Liverpool, UK, 2004
– Trevor Schoonmaker (ed.), “Black President: The Art and Legacy of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti” (cat.), New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, 2004
– Holland Cotter, “King of Music and All He Surveyed”, The New York Times, New York, July, 2003
– Barbara Pollack, “The Afrobeat Generation”, The Village Voice, New York, July, 2003
– Deidre Stein Greben, “A Multimedia Tribute to an African Icon”, Newsday, New York, July, 2003
– Jonathan Adams, “King of Cool and Kalakuta”, Newsweek International, Aug., 2003
– Olukemi Ilesanmi (ed.), “The Squared Circle: Boxing in Contemporary Art” (cat.), Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, 2003
– Victor J. Fleming, “Surrealism”, NY Arts Magazine, New York, July/August 2002
– Andrea Jahn, “Body Power/Power Play” (cat.), Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany, 2002
– Birgit Kolgen, “Sport in der Kunst (Body Power in Stuttgart)”, Schwäbische Zeitung, Stuttgart, Germany, Sept., 2002
– Dietlind Hebestreit, “Hallo, New York gibt es noch”, Kultur Nachrichten, Linz, Austria, Sept., 2002
– Adrienne Braun, “Sport vor Ort”, Stuttgarter Zeitung, Germany, September
– Burkhard Meier-Grolman, “Stuttgart steht im Boxring”, Stuttgarter Zeitung, Germany, Sept., 2001
– Helen Allen, “SportCult, apexart, New York”, Flash Art International, Nov/Dec., 2001
– Franklin Sirmans, “SportCult, apexart, New York”, Time Out, New York, Oct., 2001

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