Anne Colvin

Adjunct Faculty
New Genres and MFA Faculty

Anne Colvin is a Scottish artist based in San Francisco. Her work explores the sculptural, ephemeral and temporal qualities of the moving image. Colvin re-stages and repeats the tension between memory, sensory structures and film.

Colvin’s work has been shown at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art; Torrance Art Museum, California; Berkeley Art Museum, California; Mills College Art Museum, Oakland; Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York; Jancar Gallery, Los Angeles; Craftswoman House, Los Angeles; Modern Edinburgh Film School and Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow among other venues.

Colvin ran TART a project space dedicated to time-based media from 2004 to 2008. She has written for Frieze blog and moving image organization LUX, London. 

Recent Exhibitions & Publications

  • Joseph Beuys Residency, Summerhall, Edinburgh 2017
  • Hallucinating Edge screening, Redbrick Museum, Beijing 2016
  • ">>FFWD", Artists' Moving Image from Scotland, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai 2016
  • 2015 Ripples on the Pond, GoMA, Glasgow
  • 2015 LA Woman: On Her Own Terms, Pierce College Art Gallery, Los Angeles
  • 2015 Sight and Sound, West Coast, Lisbon
  • 2015 GoMA, Glasgow, Ripples on the Pond (catalogue)
  • 2015 GoMA/Modern Edinburgh Film School, Poetic Measurement:Anne Colvin (essay)


  • Postgraduate Diploma, Visual Communications (specialisation photography) Goldsmiths College, University of London
  • MA Psychology, Edinburgh University
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