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Artist Information

Artist Biography
Cody Hudson is a Chicago based artist, also known for his graphic design contributions under the name Struggle Inc. Known for the production of clean, multi-dimensional graphics, Cody’s design aesthetic is part urban modernism, and part organic visual deconstruction. His graphic work and paintings have been exhibited throughout the US, Europe and Japan including the Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago), New Image Art (LA), Rocket Gallery (Tokyo), The Lazy Dog (Paris), & Andrew Rafacz (Chicago). In 2006 Cody was commissioned by the City of Chicago Public Art Program to create a permanent installation at the Sox/35th CTA station as part of the Arts in Transit Program. Cody’s work has been featured in numerous magazines and publications including idN, Arkitip, Anthem & Juxtapoz.

Curriculum Vitae
American, b. 1971

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2011
They Both Ride Horses, Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago, IL
Freedoom, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2009
Let’s Do Some Living After We Die, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
Thanks Man, See You Around Man, Fuck Yeah, You Guys Are Wild, Thanks Man, I Dig It, See You, Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago, IL
Pulse Art Fair, Miami, FL w / Andrew Rafacz Gallery

2008
Tambourine Solo Take One, Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago, IL
Save My Life, Fifty24SF Gallery, San Francisco, CA (catalog)
Save My Life, Fifty24PDX Gallery, Portland, OR (catalog)
I May Be Right and I May Be Wrong, but You’re Gonna Miss Me When I’m Gone: Notes On Building A Time Machine, (2 person show w/ Sean Cassidy), New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA

2007
This Ain’t No Bottomless Pit Here – 12×12, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

2006
Choking On A Rainbow, Bucket Rider Gallery, Chicago, IL
Serious Trip, (2 person show w/ Evan Hecox), Andenken, Denver, CO

2005
Cody Hudson Sings the Songs, The Lazy Dog, Paris, France
A Summer Wasting B/W Spaceship Earth, I Think I Love You, Reed Space, New York, NY
Waiting Room, (2 person show w/ Evan Hecox), Art Prostitute, Denton, TX

2004
The Life and Times of Cody Hudson Volume 01 B/W An Ambulance Can Only Go So Fast, fourxfour, Los Angeles, CA
The Life and Times of Cody Hudson Volume 02 B/W The Parrot on Your Shoulder, Bucket Rider, Chicago IL (catalog)

SELECTED SITE SPECIFIC INSTALLATIONS
2010
Next Art Fair, Chicago, IL w/ Proximity Magazine

2009
Let’s Do Some Living After We Die, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

2007
Magic Numbers, Sox/35th Red Line Commission, Permanent installation, part of the CTA Arts in Transit program
Fusiform, Collaboration w/ Juan Angel Chavez & Mike Genovese, Ryhs Gallery, Boston, MA

2006
Spank the Monkey, Installation on glass entrance doors and ceiling, Collaboration w/ Carlos DZINE Rolon, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK
Hero / Heroin, Collaboration w/ Carlos DZINE Rolon, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL
It’s A Long Walk Home, Collaboration w/ Juan Angel Chavez and Mike Genovese, Space1026, Philadelphia, PA
Observatori 2006, Collaboration w/ Carlos DZINE Rolon, Museo de la Cinencias Principe Felipe, Valencia,
Sun Com Art Nite 2006 , Collaboration w/ Carlos DZINE Rolon, Museo de Arte De Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico
ARCO 06 Project Space, Collaboration w/ Carlos DZINE Rolon, Madrid

2005
Tragic Beauty, Collaboration w/ Juan Angel Chavez, Mike Genovese and Chris Silva, Open End, Chicago, IL

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2011
Let Your Light In, Country Club Projects, Los Angeles, CA
Sugar Mountain Arts Festival, The Forum Theatre, Melbourne, Australia
Back in 5 minutes, Monster Children Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

2010
Album, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Re:Form School, New York, NY
Concrete Hermit, Conran Shop, Shinjuku, Japan
Let There Be Geo, Columbia College A+D Gallery, Chicago, IL
It Was On Earth That I Knew Joy, Installation LA, Culver City, CA
April Group Show, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2009
Signs of the Apocalypse/Rapture, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
Next Art Fair, Chicago, IL w/ Andrew Rafacz Gallery
Cadaver Corpse, Space 1026, Philadelphia, PA
Volta NY, New York, NY w / Andrew Rafacz Gallery
Public Works, Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago, IL
Park Life, Subliminal Projects, Los Angeles, CA
Max Multiple, Devening Projects + Editions, Chicago, CA
15 Years, New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA

2008
Drawn Together, V!, Copenhagen, Denmark
Highmath II, Pool Gallery, Berlin
Apocobliss, A.L.I.C.E Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

2007
Throb Throb: Rock and Roll Currents in Chicago Today, Jill Sander, Chicago, IL
Brodeo, New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA
We’re Rollin, They’re Hatin, Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago, IL
Changing Cities, Detroit Museum of New Art, Detroit, MI

2006
Beyond, New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA
A Thousand Things, MU Gallery, Eindhoven, Netherlands
Highmath, V1, Copenhagen, Denmark

2005
Can I Get A Witness?, Bucket Rider Gallery, Chicago, IL
Nieves, Rocket Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2004
Lost and Found, Chapel Off Chapel Gallery, Prahran, Australia
Giant Robot 10, GR2, Los Angeles, CA

2003
Doom – Counter Doom, Bucket Rider, Chicago IL

2002
SK8 on the Wall, Rocket Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (catalog)