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I still can't remember when or how I lost my way, 2014
limestone and sandstone
45.75 x 4...

Show me, show me, 2014
30.5 x 32 x 1.75 inches
77.5 x 81.3 x 4.4 cm

When black is burned, 2014
30 x 24.5 x 1.5 inches
76.2 x 62.2 x 3.8 cm

The Light Pours Out of Me, 2012
Installation view Jupiter Artland, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

preserve 'beauty', 1991/2003
900 red gerbera 'beauty' pressed behind glass

preserve 'beauty', 1991/2003
900 red gerbera 'beauty' pressed behind glass

revons d'ôr, 2006
cast bronze, glazed porcelain, polyester rope
84 x 108 x 54 inch...

solid and miraculous in the face of adversity (citrine), 2005
unique cast glass
6.69 x 12.99...

Motherlode (After the gold rush), 2005
pinewood case of six zinfandel wines
750 ml bottles

Begin again to the summoning birds, 2005
silver-leafed pine tree
dimensions variable

Time is our choice of how to love and why (russet), 2004
cast bronze, ceramic
111 x 140 x 10...

The power to be true to you, 2003
gold lamé hand-knotted fishing net
120 x 86 inches<...

like we've never met, 2003
found mahoghany glazed doors
two parts, each:
91.14 x ...

As long as there were any roads to amnesia and anaethesia still to be explored, 2002
7 felled Oaks<...

because nothing has changed, 2001
cast bronze, 250 live apples, twine
Dimensions approximate...

it must give pleasure, 2001
bronze and silver with enamel coat
30 x 15...

the way things are -- green with red, 2000
39.37 x 118.11 inches
100 x 300 cm...

blessed, 2000
cast bronze, 400 bright red ceramic apples, twine
dimensions vary:

aspire, 1999

aspire (detail), 1999
installation view at TOCAG, Tokyo, Japan
3 perspex discs, rope, candle...

Chasing Rainbows, 1998
glass beads and light
dimensions variable
Edition of 3

absolute, 1996
four cubes of ice
100 x 100 x 100 cm

No Place Better Than This, 1996
glass, wood and candles

head over heals, 1995
365 orange gerbera threaded into a chain

into the blue, 1993
one ton of salt bricks on Bournemouth beach

Red on White, 1993
1/2 gallon of blood, glass, rock salt
74 x 64 x 1 inches
188 x 162...

Gallery Exhibitions

Museum Exhibitions & Projects


Artist Bio

Anya Gallaccio

Anya Gallaccio (b. 1963, Scotland) attended Kingston Polytechnic and Goldsmiths College at the University of London. Gallaccio creates site-specific installations, often using organic materials as her medium.  Past projects have included arranging a ton of oranges on a floor, placing a thirty-two ton block of ice in a boiler room, and painting a wall with chocolate.  The nature of these materials results in natural processes of transformation and decay, often with unpredictable results.


Gallaccio's work has been exhibited internationally, including solo exhibitions at Tate London (2003); Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena (2005); Sculpture Center, New York (2006); Camden Art Centre, London (2008); and Artpace, San Antonio (2013). She will have a solo exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego opening in July 2015 as well as a forthcoming solo exhibition at MASS MoCA in North Adams, MA. In 2003, Gallaccio was shortlisted for the prestigious Turner Prize. Her work is included in numerous public and private collections, including the Tate, London; Victoria & Albert Museum, London; and Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney. The artist lives and works in San Diego, California.