Satch Hoyt

Born in London

Lives and works in Berlin


Group Exhibitions

2012 Scope Art Fair NY with Nomad Gallery, New York

2012 Thrown Together, Nomad Gallery, Brussels

Newtopia, Mechelen

2011″Hors Pistes”, Centre Pompidou Paris

“Nomadic settlers settled Nomads”, Bethanien Kunst Raum, Berlin

“The Art is a Combat Sport”, Museum Of Fine Arts, Calais

2010 “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

2009 “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

2008 “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

2007 “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

2006 “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

2005 “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

2004 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

2003 “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

2002 “A Moment’s Notice”, Inman Gallery, Houston, TX

“ArtNew York”, Kunsträume auf Zeit, Linz, Austria

“Body Power/Power Play”, Wu? rttembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany

“Where the Boys Are”, Clementine Gallery, New York

2001 “Boxer”, Kunsthalle Tirol, Hall, Austria

“Encounters”, Monterrey, Mexico

“SportCult”, Apexart, New York


 Solo Exhibitions

2011 Tailspinner, Nomad Gallery, Brussels

2008 “Rhythm and Rhyme”, Galerie Steinek, Vienna, Austria

2007 “For Love of Sugar”, St. Pauls Cathedral, London, U.K.

“Satch Hoyt” Galerie Lucette Herzog, Paris, France

2006 “Game”, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France

1997 “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


2002 New York State Council on the Arts Grant



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.), Wu?rttembergischer 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