Jim Skuldt

Visual Arts, 2012

Jim Skuldt is an American visual artist, lecturer in Skulpture at UCLA. He received an MFA from the California Institute of the Arts in 2005. He has exhibited widely, venues including Marlborough Chelsea, High Desert Test Sites, LTD Los Angeles, MOCA LA, and Friche la Belle de Mai (Marseille, FR). He is the recipient of grants by COLA (2016 Los Angeles), the Harpo Foundation (2012-15), the California Community Foundation (Mid-career 2015 and Emerging Artist 2015), Creative Capital (2012, Muriel Pollia Awardee), the Durfee Foundation and the Center for Cultural Innovation Investing in Artists; and artist residencies with the Lower Manhattan Cultural Center (2016 Governor's Island, NYC), the Rauschenberg Foundation (2014 Captiva, FL), the Center for Art and Performance UCLA (2014 Los Angeles), the Banff Centre (2013 Alberta, CN), AIR Antwerpen (2010 Antwerp, BE), and the Triangle France Residency (2006 Marseille, FR), which he reached via containership.

Awards and Accomplishments

2016: Skuldt is awarded Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) Process Space Residency (Governor's Island, NYC)

2016: Skuldt, exhibition for 2016 COLA Grantees (Barnsdall Art Park, Los Angeles)

2015: Skuldt receives DCA COLA Grant (Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles).


Skuldt is awarded the California Community Foundation Mid-Career Artist Grant


Skuldt is awarded a residency at Dock(ing); or, New Economies of Exchange at Banff Centre (Canada) 


Skuldt is awarded a residency at the Rauschenberg Foundation, Captiva, FL


Skuldt is awarded residency with the Center for Art and Performance at UCLA


Skuldt is selected as a Creative Capital Muriel Pollia Foundation Awardee


Skuldt receives Harpo Foundation Grant, ranging 2012–2015


Skuldt was a resident with AIR Antwerpen, 2010–11


Skuldt receives the Durfee Foundation ARC Grant 


Skuldt participated in the Triangle France Residency in Marseille, which he reached via containership