Selected Work

lines smote, 2015
acrylic on canvas
49 1/2 x 37 1/2 in. (125.7 x 95.2 cm)

one for each monk, 2015
Acrylic on canvas
49 1/2 x 37 1/2 in. (125.7 x 95.2 cm)

the sibyl’s grotto, 2013

Acrylic and oil on canvas

60 X 36 inches

quite.flat.marbled. (luminous.), 2013

Acrylic and oil on canvas

60 X 84 inches

out of its wooden brain suddenly, 2013

Acrylic and oil on canvas

60 X 48 inches

a window, a cloud, a tree (mirage no. 1), 2013

Plaster, cardboard, and mirror

26 X 18 X 18 inches (sculpture)

20 X 18 X 18 inches (pedestal)

when the body becomes a city and the city becomes a body (flaneur), 2013

Printer’s ink, pencil, colored pencil on paper

67 X 42 inches (paper)

69 X 45 inches (frame)

aura rests (an old resonance), 2013

Acrylic and oil on canvas

48 X 36 inches

when the body becomes a city and the city becomes a body (stereo), 2013

Printer’s ink, pencil, colored pencil on paper

21 X 92 inches (paper)

24 X 95 inches (frame)

third view, 2013

Oil on linen

14 X 11 inches


cymbal/symbol, 2013
4 framed drawings, 3 LP hand drawn labels, 3 vinyls, 3 turn tables, 6 speakers, 3 amps, and 3 shelves
77 1/2 X 87 X 16 1/2 inches (as installed)
Drawings: 10 X 9 X 1/5 inches (each, framed) 
Shelves: 15 X 17 X 20, 30 X 17 X 20, 17 X17 X 20 inches

“nothing but what is therein contained”, 2009
Installation view at Founder’s Hall, Girard College from “HiddenCity”
Peregrine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, May 30 – June 28, 2009
Acrylic, wood, wire, speakers, stereo amplifier, audio composition, approx: 18′ x 12′ x 18′

Courtesy of Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Peregrine Arts and HiddenCity

“Moon (“Both receiver and transmitter… there now remained”)”, 2008
Ink on clear 16 mm leader transferred to DVD, 10 inch plaster disk
15:40 minutes
Edition 1 of 5 + 1 AP

Courtesy of Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects

Photo credit: Gene Ogami

beginning and ending with trains on a table (music concrete), 2008
Acrylic, wire, wood, polyurethane
Dimensions variable (5-6 feet each in length)

Courtesy of Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects 

“of frozen music and liquid architecture. (page 8)”, 2008
Ink, paint and pencil on paper
30″ x 22″ paper size, 32 ½” x 25″ framed

Courtesy of Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects

Photo credit: Robert Wedemeyer
“quartet #2 “, 2008
Ink, pencil, collage on paper
105 1/2″ x 7.5″ framed

Courtesy of Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects

Photo credit: Robert Wedemeyer

aggregate (veils), 2010
Acrylic and oil on linen
72 X 72 inches

Courtesy of Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects 

striations (stones and clouds), 2010-11
Two 16mm films with ink transferred to video, color, no sound 

Courtesy of Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects 

“the migration pattern of hymns and butterflies (page 1)”, detail view, 2008
Ink, acrylic, pencil, oil pastel, crayons, collage on paper 
104″  x 42″ approx.

Courtesy of Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects

Photo credit: Robert Wedemeyer



Steve Roden

Lives & works in Pasadena, CA


  • 1989 MFA, Art Center College of Design Pasadena, CA
  • 1986 BFA, Otis /Parsons, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1985 Parsons in Paris, France

Selected Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions

  • 2016Steve Roden, “a year without painting”, Susan Vielmetter LA Projects, Los Angeles
  • 2015Steve Roden and Alexandra Grant: These Carnations Defy Language, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA
  • 2014Almond Horizon, Biola University, Green Gallery, La Mirada, CA
  • 2013“ragpicker”, CRG Gallery, New York, NY
  • “Rag-picker”, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
  • “The Spaces Contained In Each (Installation)”, St. Cornelius Chapel, Governor’s Island, New York (collaboration with Stephen Vitiello)
  • “Jenny Perlin & Steve Roden,” Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, curated by Bruce Checefsky
  • 2012 “bells, shells, steps and silences,” Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
  • “some small fires”, Run Run Shaw Creative Media Center, City University of Hong Kong
  • “notations,” Marxhausen Gallery of Art, Concordia University, Seward, NE
  • “rag-picking,” Singuhr Hoergalerie at Meinblau Kunsthaus, Berlin, Bermany
  • “a song without words / a music without sound,” Le Bon Accueil, Rennes, France
  • “rag-picking (v.2),” Chapellle Saint-Joseph, Montfort su Meu, France
  • 2011 “stone’s throw,” Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
  • 2010 “Steve Roden: In Between; A Mid-Career Survey,” curated by Howard Fox, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA. Traveled to: San Diego State University Art Gallery, San Diego, CA
  • “when words become forms,” Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, CA
  • “blinking lights at night,” Phonebox at IMO projects, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 2008 Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
  • “to these four horizons,” Geluidpost/Lokaal01, Breda, Netherlands
  • 2007 Susanne Vielmetter Berlin Projects, Berlin, Germany
  • 2006 “lines and spaces,” Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
  • Studio La Citta, Verona, Italy
  • “day ring / night ring,” Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA, (site specific sound work for James Turrell Skyspace)
  • “Recent Monotypes,” Aurobora Press, San Francisco, CA
  • 2005 “seam arks,” Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY
  • “seamarks,” McBean Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA “Transmissions from Space,” Fresno Metropolitan Museum of Art and Science, Fresno, CA
  • 2004 Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
  • “ear(th),” Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA, in collaboration with the California Institute of Technology
  • “cups into clouds, songs into rain,” Gallery e/Static, Turin, Italy
  • “elevator music: stills (for guru dutt),” Tang Museum at Skidmore College, NY
  • 2003 Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
  • “the another silent green world,” Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, CA “the surface of the moon,” Suyama Space, Seattle, WA
  • “chamber music,” Jack Straw New Media Gallery, Seattle, WA
  • 2002 “light forms,” Singuhr – Hörgalerie in Parochial, Berlin
  • “a year of skies,” Gallery e/Static, Torino, Italy
  • “some reconstructions of wandering & inner space,” Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
  • 2000 Jenn Joy Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • “mir/we need to say goodbye,” Studio Five Beekman, New York, NY
  • “reading without reading/within (further),” The Guardshack, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA 1999 “reading without reading/within,” Podewil, Berlin, Germany
  • “the anatomy of touch / the alchemy of the verb,” Jenn Joy Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • “the anatomy of touch,” Korn Gallery, Drew University, Madison, NJ
  • 1998 “landscape,” Mendenhall Art Gallery, Whittier College, Whittier, CA
  • 1997 “Translations & Articulations,” Griffin Contemporary Exhibitions, Venice, CA
  • “Either/Ore,” Pac Des Ouches, Nevers, France
  • 1996 “Any. Thing. Made.,” Griffin Contemporary Exhibitions, Venice, CA 1995 Griffin Linton Contemporary Exhibitions, Costa Mesa, CA
  • Gallery Earthvision, Tokyo, Japan
  • Gallerie OU’, Osaka, Japan
  • 1994 Griffin Linton Contemporary Exhibitions, Costa Mesa, CA 1992 Kaibundo Gallery, Kobe, Japan
  • 1986 James Turcotte Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2016 Centro de Arte Contemporaneo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • “plus one”, Traywick Contemporary, Berkeley, CA
  • “synesthesia”, 5 Car Garage, Los Angeles, CA
  • chris oliveria, william basinski, steve roden, Volume Los Angeles, CA
  • I’ll Not Be In Your Damn Ledger, CRG Gallery, New York, NY
  • “Extra-Ordinary Things,” Biola University, LA Mirada, CA
  • “Sound of Silence,” Broel Museum, Kortrijk, Belgium
  • MAK, curated by Michael Ned Holte, Schindler House, Los Angeles, CA
  • “Sweet Gongs Vibrating,” San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA
  • 2015 with hidden noise, usf contemporary art museum, university of south florida; alyce de roulet williamson gallery, pasadena california; henry art gallery, university of washington; wave hill, bronx new york; aspen art museum, aspen, colorado; mada gallery, victoria australia, curated by stephen vitiello
  • alte post, Dominikanerbastei, 1010 vienna,  Parallel, Vienna, Austria
  • Wunderkammer, Pitzer College Art Galleries, Claremont, CABy This River, curated by Michael Solway, Weston Art Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
  • “with hidden noise”, usf contemporary art museum, university of south florida; alyce de roulet williamson gallery, pasadena california; henry art gallery, university of washington; wave hill, bronx new york; aspen art museum, aspen, colorado; mada gallery, victoria australia, curated by stephen vitiello
  • “The recorder was left on, or the closer I get to the end the more I rewrite the beginning”, curated by Suzy Halajan, Los Angeles Contemporary Archive, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2014 First International Biennial of Contemporary Art of Cartagena de Indias #1: Cartagena, Cartagena de Indias, Colombia
  • “Left Coast: Recent Acquisitions of Contemporary Art,” Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
  • “Reverb”, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
  • “Portraits of the Gardens”, Stuart Haaga Gallery, Descanso Gardens, la cañada, CA
  • 2013“LINES + SPACES”, Joseloff Gallery,West Hartford, CT
  • “Observer Effect”, Gallery 400, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
  • “Things He Would Like, Gallery e/Static, Torino, Italy
  • 2012“Silence,” The Menil Collection, Houston, TX. Traveled to: Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA
  • Purepresence Presents: “Parisonic Room,” La Gaite Lyrique, Pairs, France
  • “Finale,” Inglewood Main Library, Inglewood, CA
  • “Soundworks,” Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK
  • “Forte Piano: the Shapes of Sound,” Parco de la Musica, Auditorium, Rome, Italy
  • “Sound Art: Sound as a Medium of Art,” ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Germany
  • 2011“With Hidden Noise, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, Colorado
  • “An Exchange eith Sol Lewitt, Cabinet, New York
  • “Absence/Presence: Contemporary Abstraction,” University Art Gallery, Sonoma State University, Sonoma, CA
  • “Summer Group Sculpture Show,” CRG Gallery, New York, NY
  • “In and Outside: Writing, Voorkamer, Lier, Belgium
  • “Time Again,” Sculpture Center, New York, NY
  • “Game Theory,” Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA
  • “Worlds”, Williamson Gallery, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
  • 2010ARTe SONoro, curated by Jose Manuel Costa, La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain
  • “Ear to the Page,” curated by Alan Light and James Hoff, Center for Book Arts, New York, NY
  • “Re-Sound,” Hunt Gallery, Webster University, St. Louis, MO
  • “Sound in Space,” Martin Art Gallery, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA
  • “The Drawing Machines,” Galleria Gregor Podnar, Berlin, Germany
  • “The Hendersons Will Be There,” BravinLee Programs, New York, NY
  • “Inaugural Group Exhibition,” Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
  • 2009“All Time Greatest,” Kitty Chester Series of Curator’s Laboratory Project; The Fellows of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
  • “Abstract Alchemists: Chris Martin, Andrew Masullo, and Steve Roden,” Heather James Fine Art, Palm Desert, CA
  • “Cartographic Imagination: Mapping in Contemporary California Art,” San Francisco State University, Fine Arts Gallery, San Francisco, CA (catalogue)
  • “Bivouac,” Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, curated by Fionn Meade “Heart in Heart,” National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece “Hidden City,” various sites, Peregrine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2008“at the Brewery Project: 1993-2007: the Finale,” The Armory Gallery, Pasadena, CA
  • “Selections from the Permanent Collection,” EMST National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
  • “L.A. Now,” Las Vegas Art Museum, Las Vegas, NV, curated by David Pagel
  • “L.A. Paint,” The Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA, curated by Philip Linhares
  • “Perspectives 163: Every Sound You Can Imagine,” The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX, curated by Toby Kamps and Christopher Cox. Traveled to: New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA
  • “Marfa Sessions,” Marfa Ballroom and Various Sites, Marfa, TX, curated by Regine Basha & the Relay Project
  • “Happy New Ears,” Kortrijk, Belgium, curated by Joost Fonteyne
  • “Southern California Painting,” Oakland Museum, CA, curated by Phil Linares
  • (dis)concert “sound objects,” Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA
  • “Some Paintings: The Third (2007) LA Weekly Annual Biennial,” Track 16, Santa Monica (curated by Doug Harvey)
  • “Before and After Science,” Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA curated by Michael Ned Holte
  • 2007“Mercosur Biennial,” Porto Allegre, Brazil
  • “Sleppet” (part of Grieg ’07), Bergen, Norway, curated by Jorgen Larsen, traveling to Oslo, Norway
  • “soundwaves,” Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, CA
  • “between thought and sound,” The Kitchen, New York, curated by Debra Singer and Matthew Lyons (catalog)
  • “Reverberations: Steve Roden & Stephen Vitiello,” Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin, TX, curated by Regine Basha
  • “decoupage (f d),” Blank, Torino, Italy
  • “Open End,” Kinkead Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA
  • “Kit Bashing,” Western Bridge, Seattle, WA
  • “invisible. Other,” New American Art Union, Portland, OR, curated by TJ Norris
  • 2006 “The Grand Promenande,” National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, curated by Anna Kafetsi (two sound installations)
  • “Eco E Narciso,” Museum of Modern Architecture (MaAm), Ivrea, Italy, curated by Danieal Cascella & Rebecca De Marchi
  • “Draw A Line,” Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Hollywood, CA
  • “(Keep Feeling) Fascination: Recent Abstract Painting in Los Angeles,” Luckman Fine Arts Gallery, California State University Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
  • “Space is the Place,” 2005 Independent Curators International, curated by Alex Baker and Toby Kamps. Traveled to: Institute of Contemporary Art, Portland, ME; Cranbrook Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI; Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA; Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ; Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH; The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY
  • “Intersections,” Emily Davis Gallery, University of Akron, OH
  • “Cityscapes,” ARCO, Project Booth selected by Christopher Miles, presented by Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Madrid, Spain
  • “Otis / LA, Nine Decades of Los Angeles Art,” Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA “Immodesty,” Another Year in LA, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Linda Day
  • 2005 “Sculturra Liggera / Light Sculpture”, 503 Mulino, Vincenza, Italy, curated by Simone Menegoi
  • “COLA”, City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Award, Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • “Park Sounds”, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK, with Paul Panhuysen
  • “EN/OF Editions”, Printed Matter, New York, NY
  • “In the Abstract”, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
  • “Percussion Music”, Solway Jones Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • “Artists Select Artists”, Kustera Tilton Gallery, New York, NY
  • “I10”, McClean Gallery, Houston, TX
  • “je ne regrette rien”, Studio La Citta, Verona, Italy
  • “Wordplay”, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY
  • “In Resonance”, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA, curated by Fionn Meade and Robert Millis
  • “sounds like drawing”, The Drawing Room, London, UK, curated by Anthony Huberman
  • 2004“Listen”, Pompidou Center, Paris, curated by Boris Tissot
  • “Specific Objects: The Minimalist Influence”, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, CA, with Sol LeWitt, Dan Flavin, Carl Andre, Donald Judd, Agnes Martin, Robert Irwin, John McLaughlin, Byron Kim, Damían Ortega, and others, La Jolla, CA
  • “Treble”, The Sculpture Center, New York, NY, curated by Regine Basha, with Francis Alys, Euan McDonald, Max Neuhaus, Dario Robleto, Mungo Thompson, Steven Vitiello and others)
  • “Painting Now”, The Tang Teaching Museum at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
  • “The Sound of Place / The Place of Sound”, Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Ketchum, ID
  • “southwestNET: PHX/LA”, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ
  • 2003“audiolab 2”, Centre George Pompidou Museum, Paris, France
  • “Painting by Letters”, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Eve Wood
  • “Graphic Eloquence”, UTSA Satellite Space, San Antonio, Texas, 2-person show with Jeff Elrod, curated by Francis Colpitt
  • “Before and After Sound”, e/Static Gallery, Torino, Italy
  • “Transmission”, Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM, curated by Steve Peters
  • 2002“Resonance 2”, Stadtgalerie, Saarbrucken, Germany
  • “25th anniversary selections exhibition”, The Drawing Center,NY
  • “New Works / New Spaces”, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA, curated by Jay Belloli
  • “Liminal Spaces”, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, New York, NY
  • “LA Freewaves”, Mario’s Furniture, Los Angeles, CA, citywide media festival
  • 2001“In Between Outdoors”, MAK Center for Art & Architecture, Los Angeles, CA
  • “Snapshot”, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA & Miami MOCA, Miami, FL
  • “Cross-Cuts”, Ben Maltz Gallery, Otis College of Art & Design, Los Angeles, CA
  • “6 Degrees: Art in the Libraries”, Hollywood Regional Branch LA Public Library, Los Angeles, CA
  • “Between Representation”, INMO Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Doug Harvey
  • 2000“Break Step”, INMO Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • “En Red O”, Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Spain
  • “Exquisitely Wrought”, The Brewery Project, Los Angeles, CA, curated by John O’Brien
  • “The Other Side of Zero”, Video Positive Festival, Tate Gallery Liverpool, UK
  • 1999“Fall Selections 99″The Drawing Center, New York, NY
  • “Motion Studies” Kunsthallen Brandts Klaedefabrik, Odense, Denmark
  • “Sig Alert”, ASU Art Museum, Tempe, AZ, curated by John Spiak
  • “Painting…”, Post, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Habib Khederyer
  • 1998“Sound”, Refusalon, San Francisco, CA, curated by Jennifer Hope Davy
  • ISEA 98, various sites, Liverpool, UK
  • “Open Container”, Refusalon, San Francisco, CA, curated by David Hunt
  • “Viaggiatori”, Palazzo Dei Consoli, Gubbio, Italy
  • “The House Was Quiet…”, site specific installation, Senkoji Temple, Osaka, Japan
  • “Sound Pictures”, Komaba Ryo Gallery, Tokyo University, Tokyo, Japan
  • 1997 “Parallels”, Kunstalle Grassi-Museum, Leipzig, Germany
  • “Allegorical Re/Visions”, Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Noel Karten & Ruth Weisberg
  • 1996“Tangles”, Otis College of Art & Design, Los Angeles, CA
  • “Currents in Abstraction”, Ikon Ltd/Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
  • “Triennial Sofia ’96 Exhibition of Painting”, Art Gallery of the Union of Bulgarian Artists, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • “Dal ‘Campo d’Obsservazione’ to ‘The Brewery’”, Palazio Ducale, Gubbio, Italy
  • 1994“Transtextualism”, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
  • “Far Bazzar”, The Brewery, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1993“Peculiar Paintings”, Woodbury College, Burbank, CA
  • “Germinal Notations”, Food House, Santa Monica, CA
  • 1992“FAR Bazzar”, The Old Federal Reserve Building, Los Angeles, CA

Selected Sound Performances, Installations, Film Screenings

  • 2014 Sound Installation: ” ³the spaces contained in each²”, Steve Roden and Stephen Vitiello, The First International Biennial of Contemporary Art of Cartagena de Indias, #1: Cartagena, Cartagena de Indias, Colombia
  • Performance and Film Screenings: “bricks and mortar”, Steve Roden and Stephen Vitiello, Musees de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France
  • Performance: “bricks and mortar”, Steve Roden and Stephen Vitiello, Musees de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France
  • 2013 “Artist Response: Soundtracks for Hans Richter’s film ‘Ghosts Before Breakfast’,” LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art), Los Angeles, CA
  • Screening: “Mute Sound”, film screening, South London Gallery, UK
  • 2012 Screening: “Sequences and Scores: A Survey of Early FIlm Works” presented by LACE and the Los Angeles Filmforum at The Spielberg Theater at Egyptian Theater, Los Angeles, CA
  • Performance: “As if They Weren’t There,” Steve Roden and Stephen Vitiello, Rothko Chapel, Houston, TX
  • Sound Installation: “completely silences” for the exhibtion “A Strange and Fearful Interest: Death and Mourning and Memory in the American Civil War”, Huntington Library, San Marino, CA
  • Performance: “Ghosts of Public Spaces”, Suoni per il Popolo, Montreal Canada
  • 2011 Performance: “Cartridge Music-Two Works by John Cage,” Steve Roden and Mark Trayle, Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA
  • Performance: “tiny bells and other things for julius”, Hamburger Banhof Museum, Berlin, Germany
  • Performance: “strange attractor, Crawford Gallery, Cork, Ireland
  • 2010 Web Piece, “Unes Pierre, Des Arcs et Des Orielles,” Palais De Tokyo, Paris, France
  • Performance: Midnight Concert, Trinity Church,, fo 01SJ Biennial, San Jose, CA
  • Film Installation: “Glow,” Santa Monica, CA
  • Screening; ‘Not a Place, An Outlook’, Governor’s Island, New York, NY
  • Performance: “Possible Landscape (for Donald Judd)”, CEAIT Festival, REDCAT, Santa Monica, C
  • 2009 Performance: “Sound at the Schindler House: Steve Roden & Climax Golden Twins,” MAK Center for Art and Architecture, West Hollywood, CA
  • Performance: Doug Aitken Happening, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA
  • Performance: Lange Nacht fur Terry Fox, Kunst Station St. Peter, Cologne, Germany
  • 2008Performance: “Glow, Dusk-to-Dawn,” City of Santa Monica, Santa Monica, CA
  • Performance: “Amongst the Cubes,” Chinati Foundation, Marfa, TX, with Stephen Vitiello
  • Performance: A Live Reading / /Performance of the Text of Lawerence Weiner, Beyond Baroque, Venice, CA
  • Performance: “18 Happenings in 6 Parts,” LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions), Hollywood, CA (director and performer of a re-invention of Allan Kaprow’s seminal 1969 work in conjunction with the MOCA Kaprow retrospective. With Michael Ned Holte, Simone Forti, Rae Shaolan-Blum, Flora Weigmann, Carol Stakenas, and Steve Irvin)
  • Performance: “Mammoth,” LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art), Los Angeles, CA
  • 2007 Temporary Sound installation: “Dark Over Light Earth,” MOCA Pacific Design Center
  • Performance: “Activating the Medium Festival,” Exploratorium, San Francisco, CA
  • Screening: “everything else &/or nothing at all,” International Film Festival, Rotterdam, January 27, 29
  • Reading and Sound Performance: with Simone Forti and Anne Tardos, Beyond Baroque, Venice, CA
  • 2006 Sound Performance: “Klang Aparatus,” Tesla, Berlin Germany
  • Music Performance: “Tribute to the Life and Art of Nam June Paik at LACMA,” Bing Theatre, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, June 1
  • Performance: San Francisco Electronic Music Festival, San Francisco, CA
  • 2005 Performance: “Sound Architecture,” Serpentine Gallery, London, United Kingdom
  • Installation: “Soundwalk 05,” sound festival various sites, Long Beach, CA
  • Performance: “The Bells,” Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA, live soundtrack to the silent film ‘the bells’
  • 2004 Performance: “Suite in Parochial,” Tang Teaching Museum, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, Singuhr Horgalerie in Parochial, Berlin, Germany (live Collaboration w/ Frank Bretschneider) Sound Installation: “Nest,” downtown Ketchum, ID (part of sound of place show)
  • 2003 Performance and Film Screening: “KYTN,” Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, Scotland
  • Performance and Artist in residence: “Paesinae,” Theatre du Point Aveugle, Marseille, France
  • Performance: “Possible Landscape,” MIT University, Boston, MA
  • Performance: “Possible Landscape,” Bard College, Annondale-On-Hudson, NY
  • Performance: “house of waterproof paper,” 3 Nights of Fluxus, Otis Art Instituate, Los Angeles, CA
  • Performance: “Possible Landscape,” Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, CA
  • 2002Performance: “Bell Forms,” Stadt Galerie, Saarbrucken, Germany
  • Performance and Residency: Extrapool, Nijmegen, Holland
  • Performance: “Off12,” Stadt Galerie, Saarbrucken, Germany
  • 2001 Performance: “Flight Pattern,” Podewil, Berlin, Germany
  • Performance: “Soundhouse,” MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles, CA Performance: “12K/BipHop Festival,” Tonic, New York City, NY
  • Film Screening: “Touch Tones,” Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA
  • 2000 Sound Performance: Architeturra, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • Performance: “Water Temple,” Centro Brasileiro Britânico,São Paulo, Brazil Performance: “Unfolding Resonance,” Hayward Gallery London, United Kingdom
  • Film Screening and Performance: “Light Structures,” Cinema Nova, Brussels, Belgium
  • Performance: “Interference,” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
  • 1999 Installation & Performance: “Heizlufter,” Sampling Rage Festival, Berlin, Germany
  • 1998 Performance: “Helios Flying,” REV, ISEA 98, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK
  • Installation with Doug Aitken: “Hysteria,” Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA Performance:
  • “Soundwork,” Tokyo (Uplink), Osaka (Senkouji Temple), Matsuyama (Sound Gallery), Kobe (Kobe Design University)
  • 1997 Performance: “Cloud Moving,” ICA (Institute of Contemporary Arts), London, United Kingdom
  • Performance: “Enclosures,” Festival Musique Ultimes’, Dijon, France
  • 1996 Performance: “Ngattaugree,” Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE), Los Angeles, CA
  • Performance: “Somnia,” Ducal Palace, Gubbio, Italy, with John O’Brien and Toti Marcadante
  • 1995 Performance: “Communicating Vessels,” Interzone One: New Music Festival, Osaka, Japan
  • 1994 Performance: “Asphalt Opera #9,” Zenko Temple, Osaka, Japan
  • 1993 Performance: “Phonography,” LACE, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1991 Performance: “Fireworks,” Fandango’s, Osaka; Sate Senin, Sayama; Theatre Poo, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan

Selected Bibliography

  • 2013 Harvey, Doug. “Review: Steve Roden at Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects.” Modern Painters, December 2013.
  • Yau, John. “Systems That Set You Free: Current Work by Steve Roden.”, October 6.
  • Green, Tyler. “The Modern Art Notes Podcast: James Welling.” Audio blog post. MODERN ART NOTES Art-focused Journalism by Tyler Green. BLOUIN ART INFO, Sept.-Oct. 2013. Web. 26 Sept. 2013.
  • “Steve Roden and Stephen Vitiello,” BOMB Magazine, Fall 2013
  • thenewobjective, “Sound Propositions 04: Steve Roden (part II) | A closer listen,”, March 25
  • Pearson, Lauren, “Observer Effect at Gallery 400,” Time Out Chicago, February 7
  • Chester, Alicia, “Observer Effect,” Art Slant, February
  • Poundstone, William, “The Art of Noise,” ArtInfo’s Los Angeles County Museum of Fire, January 25
  • 2012 Roden, Steve, “the intimate boundlessness”, Exhibition Catalog: Concrete Invention, Renia Sofia Museum, Madrid, Spain
  • Various, Steve Roden and Kelly Nipper, Judson Now, Dancespace Project, New York Roden, Steve, “upside down, the sky is ocean”, Rabble, Insert Press
  • Meade, Fionn, “True West,” Spike Quarterly, Issue 33, Autumn
  • Williamson, Leslie, “People Watching | Steve Roden,” T Magazine, August 27 Yoshimura, Courtney, “Steve Roden,” Artforum, August 20
  • Holly Myers, “Mesmerizing”, Los Angeles times, August 31
  • Green, Tyler, “Steve Roden Interview,” Modern Art Notes Podcast, August 12
  • Mizota, Sharon “The Quixotic Videos of Steve Roden,” KCET, July 3
  • Tuck, Geoff, “Rothko Chapel performances: Jacob Kirkegaard ‘A CAPELLA’ and Steve Roden and Stephen Vitiello ‘The Spaces Contained in Each’,” Notes on Looking, July 30
  • Tuck, Geoff, “the hand of the artist: steve roden at lace,” Notes on Looking, July 12
  • Mizota, Sharon, “The Quixotic Videos of Steve Roden,” KCET ArtBound, July 3
  • Shaw, Michael, “Steve Roden: Conversing With the Object,” Notes on Looking (podcast interview), April 10
  • Green, Tyler, Modern Art Notes (podcast interview) March 15
  • Sorkin, Jenni, “A Prolonged Silence,” Exhibition Catalogue from “Silence” at the Menil Collection, Houston, TX Yale University Press
  • Seid, Steve, “The Sounds of Silence,” Exhibition Catalogue from “Silence” at the Menil Collection, Houston, TX, Yale University Press
  • Kamps, Toby, “Silence,” Exhibition Catalogue from “Silence” at the Menil Collection, Houston, TX, Yale University Press
  • 2011Schwager, Michael, “Absence/Presence: Contemporary Abstraction,” Exhibition Catalogue, University Gallery, Sonoma State University
  • Roberts, Randall “Artist Steve Roden blends old photos, recordings on new CD,” Los Angeles Times, July 31
  • Ollman, Leah, “Steve Roden at Susanne Vielmetter,” The Los Angeles Times, April 1
  • Fischer, Tobias, “Interview with Steve Roden,” Tofaki, March 21
  • Finkel, Jori, “It Speaks to Me: Steve Roden on Lorser Feitelson’s 1936 ‘Life Begins’ at LACMA,” Los Angeles Times, March 16
  • Green, Tyler, “Steve Roden matures into a significant painter,” Modern Art Notes, January 26
  • Green, Tyler, “Steve Roden emerges ready for prime time,” Modern Art Notes, January 14
  • 2010Zellen, Jody, “Jody Zellen on Steve Roden,” Artwrit, Volume IV Fall
  • “ArtScene: Special Newsletter, This Year’s Top Ten,” ArtScene, December 30
  • Green, Tyler, “Man’s 2010 top ten list,” ArtInfo, December 28
  • Knight, Christopher, “Notes on the year: Turn Signal,” Los Angeles Times, December 19
  • Ned Holte, Michael, “Best of 2010,” Artforum, December
  • Frank, Peter, “Steve Roden: in Pasadena and Claremont, CA,” Art ltd., November
  • Fox, Howard, “Steve Roden/ In Between,” Exhibition Catalogue
  • Roden, Steve, “Proximities,” Chinati Foundation Newsletter, vol 15 pp90-93
  • Costa, Jose Manuel, Arte Sonoro, Exit Express, Spain, October, pp. 18-3
  • Knight, Christopher, “Art Review: Steve Roden: in between, a 20-year survey at Armory Center for the Arts; Steve Roden: when words become forms at Pomona College Museum,” Los Angeles Times, September 9
  • Kozlowski, Carol, “Armory Center for the Arts unveils two major exhibitions during one reception Saturday,” Pasadena Weekly, September 9
  • Harvey, Doug, “Unfinished Symphony,” LA Weekly, September 9
  • Myers, Holly, “Steve Roden: Breaking the rules of art,” Los Angeles Times, September, 5
  • “Cartographic Imagination: Mapping in Contemporary California Art,” exhibition catalogue, San Francisco State University, Fine Arts Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • 2009Woodard, Josef, “Music review: Climax Golden Twins and Steve Roden at Schindler House”, Los Angeles Times, July 26
  • Singer, Debra, Alex Waterman, Matthew Lyons, “Between Thought and Sound,” The Kitchen, New York, NY
  • Sauer, Theresa, “Notations 21,” Mark Batty Publisher, New York, NY
  • Newhall, Edith, “Galleries: Art finds a home in some hidden landmarks”, Philadelphia Inquirer, June 7
  • Green, Tyler, “Oranges & Sardines, MAN version: Steve Roden”, Modern Art Notes, February 12-13
  • Harvey, Doug, “Last Round: “At the Brewery Project: The Finale”, LA Weekly, January 14
  • “L.A. Paint”. Exhibition Catalogue, Oakland Museum of California
  • “L.A. Now”, Exhibition Catalogue, Las Vegas Art Museum, Bright City Books
  • 2008“Between Thought and Sound”, Exhibition Catalogue, The Kitchen
  • Wagley, Catherine, “Rack Room: Interview with Steve Roden”, ArtSlant, December
  • Rapko, John, “’LA Paint’ at the Oakland Museum”, Artweek, Vol. 39, Issue 10, December
  • Kelly, Danielle, “Now We’re Talkin’!”, Las Vegas Weekly, December 18
  • Schad, Ed, “Steve Roden at Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects”, ArtReview, October
  • Dertnig, Carola, “Allan Kaprow: Art as Life”, X-tra Magazine, Vol. 11, No. 2, Winter
  • Miles, Christopher, “Steve Roden at Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects”, Art Forum, October
  • Harvey, Doug, “Steve Roden: Found in Translation”, THE magazine, September
  • Frank, Peter, “Peter Frank Has Left the [Weekly] Building”, LA Weekly, July 9
  • Wagley, Catherine, “Indulgent Paintings”, Art Slant, July
  • “Weekend Roundup”, Modern Art Notes, June 30
  • Myers, Holly, “Steve Roden, an artist’s artist with considerable appeal”, Los Angeles Times, June 27
  • Kilston, Lyra, “Working Practice”, Modern Painters, February
  • Harvey, Doug, “Some Paintings”, LA Weekly, January 9
  • Knight, Christopher, “Around the Galleries: Mark Flores at David Kordanksy Gallery”, Los Angeles Times, February 22
  • Marley, Brian, “George Brecht / A Christmas Play for Joseph Cornell”, The Wire, May
  • 2007Perez-Barreiro, Gabriel, “6a Biena do Mercosul – Zona Franca”, exhibition catalog
  • Taylor, Kate, “Seeing a Symphony on a Grid”, The New York Sun
  • Santanna, Cristiano, “A Festa Das Artes”, Correio Do Povo, December 1
  • Hanor, Stephanie, “Soundwaves: The Art of Sampling”, exhibition catalog
  • Loomis, Nicky, “Artwork to Your Ears”, Pasadena Star News, April 16
  • Licht, Alan, “Sound Art: Beyond Music, Between Categories”, Rizzoli International Publications, pp. 26-30, 286-287
  • Green, Kate, “Steve Roden and Stephen Vitiello”, Modern Painters, December 2007—January 2008
  • Knight, Christopher, “They Help Make the L.A. Scene”, Los Angeles Times, December 2
  • Larsson, Jorgen, “Sleppet, Grieg 07, Norway”, exhibition catalog
  • 2006Knight, Christopher, “45 Painters Under 45,” Los Angeles Times, December 2
  • Kubisch, Christina, “Best of 2006: Music,” Artforum, December
  • Higgie, Jennifer, “The Grand Promenade,” Frieze, November/December, p. 174
  • Holte, Michael Ned, “Steve Roden: Sound, paintings, and process; Alexander Graham Bell, kites and a grandmother’s attic,” Frieze, November/December, p. 145
  • Lippens, Nate, “Roden Gives the Passage of Time An Amazing Aural Quality,” Seattle PI, September 29
  • Cesare, T. Nikki, “Between Thought and Sound: Graphic Notation in Contemporary Music,” Artforum, September
  • Meade, Fionn, “Editor’s Choice: Art,” Bomb Magazine, Fall
  • Meade, Fionn, “Sounding Architecture,”, August
  • Pagel, David, “Found in Translation,” Los Angeles Times, March 17
  • Davies, Rhodri, “What Are You Doing with Your Music,” Blocks of Consciousness and the Unbroken Continuum, Sound 323, London, UK
  • Isenberg, Barbara, Mark Greenfield, Meg Linton, Otis – LA, Nine Decades of Los Angeles Art, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, exhibition catalog
  • Joyce, Julie, “(Keep Feeling) Fascination, Luckman Gallery,” exhibition brochure
  • McCarthy, Anna, “Multimedia,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, March
  • Dehò, Valerio, “Steve Roden Retrieved in Transmission,” show catalogue, Studio la Città, Verona
  • Kafetsi, Anna, The Grand Promenade (exhibition catalogue), Hellenic Ministry of Culture and National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
  • Cascella, Daniela, “Presenze Sonore/ Sonic Presences,” Turin, Italy, CD catalogue essay
  • 2005Vitiello, Steven, “Music: Best of 2005,” Artforum, December Issue, pg. 74 (reproduction)
  • Bieber, Susanneh, “Steve Roden Transmissions from Space,” Fresno Metropolitan Museum, exhibition brochure, 6 pages, [reproductions]
  • Cassidy, Laura, “Surround Sound,” Seattle Weekly, August 31, pp: 23 – 29
  • Lippens, Nate, “Correspondence Courses,” The Stranger, Seattle WA, September 1, pp. 38 [reproduction]
  • Graves, Jen, “Bumbershoot Art Exhibit Links Sights, Unmusical Sounds,” The News Tribune, Tacoma WA, September 4, pp. E4
  • Hackett, Regina, Art Review, Seattle Post Intelligencer, September 2, pp: 33
  • Menegoi, Simone, Sebatiano Barassi, Daniela Cascella, Light Sculpture/Scultura Leggera, exhibition catalog, 503 Mulino, Italy, 188 pages, [reproductions]
  • Dr. Frauke von der Horst, Alan Nakagawa, Steve Roden, SoundWalk 2005, Flood, 16 page catalog & CD, includes the essay Active Listening by Steve Roden
  • Richard Janku, Laura, “Steve Roden,” ArtUS, may/june, pp:24 – 25 [reproduction]
  • AA Bronson, Joeg Heiser, “Guido de Werd,” EN/OF 001 – 030, Museum Kirhaus Kleve, Germany, 124 page, book & 3 X CD in slipcase
  • Canty, Scott, COLA 2005, Catalogue, Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Dept., 88 pages [reproductions]
  • Ned Holte, Michael, “Percussion Music,”, Picks, March
  • Moliterni, Rocco, “Scultura,” La Stampa, Italy, Marzo 19, [reproduction]
  • Cox, Christoph, “On Time: The Loop and the Line,” exhibition essay
  • Baker, Kenneth, “Quiet, Wry Photographic Visions are Serene Contrast to Nervy Outbursts of a
  • Crackling Digital Mind,” San Francisco Chronicle, February 5, pp: E1, E10, [reproduction]
  • 2004Cox, Christoph, “Treble,” ArtForum, No.8, Pg.262, September
  • Tolsano, Elizabeth, “Steve Roden,” FlashArt, August-September, p. 142
  • Holte, Michael Ned, “Steve Roden – Susanne Vielmetter,” Los Angeles Critic’s Pick,, July 17
  • Pagel, David, “A lively intellect that bucks the system,” Los Angeles Times, E27, July 23 Bertola, Chiara, “Steve Roden,” Tema Celeste, no. 105, p. 135
  • Rogers, Michael, “When Art and Science Collide,” Caltech News, vol. 38 #3-4, p. 3 &12 ear(th), exhibition catalog with essays by Stephen Nowlin, AnnMarie Thomas, Mark Simons, Steve Roden, Art Center College of Design & City of Pasadena Cultural Affairs Dept. (audio cd included)
  • Frank, Peter, Art Pick of the Week, LA Weekly, July 31
  • Licht, Alan, “New York Sculpture Center,” WIRE, Issue 245, July
  • O’Brien, John, “Activism isn’t a four letter word,” Art Scene, June, Vol. 23, No.10
  • Cox, Christoph, ArtForum, May, issue, pg. 70
  • Harvey, Doug, “Stranded – the connected lives of Steve Roden,” LA Weekly, April 30 – May 6
  • Dugan, Dana, “The Sound of Art,” Sun Valley Express, March 17, USA, Section C
  • 2003 Knight, Christopher, “Smaller, more creative,” Los Angeles Times, December 21
  • Cox, Christoph, “Return to Form,” ArtForum, November
  • Cutajar, Mario, “Painting by Letters,” ArtScene, November, Vol. 23, No. 3
  • Kofoed, Kristian, “The Sound of Art – A conversation with Steve Roden,” Artweek, October issue, pg 12 & 29 Wood, Eve, “Reviews,” Artweek, October
  • The Surface of the Moon, Exhibition Brochure, Suyama Space, essays by Beth Sellars and Daniela Cascella
  • Hall, Emily, The Stranger, Seattle, June 26 – July 2, Vol. 12, No. 41
  • LaBelle, Charles, “Steve Roden – Pomona College and Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects,” Frieze Magazine, May
  • Schulz, Bernd, “Resonances – Aspects of Sound Art,” Catalog, Stadtgalerie Saarbruecken, Germany
  • Sasaki, Atsushi, “Defining the Boundaries of/in Sound Art,” BT Monthly Art Magazine, Vol. 55, no, 833, April
  • Cox, Christoph, “Case Sensitive,” feature article in WIRE, Issue 229, March, pg. 28-31
  • Raphael, Michael, “Microsound,” Studio 360, February 7 (radio program)
  • Knight, Christopher, “Encoded Creations (Steve Roden at Pomona College Museum and at Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects,” Los Angeles Times, January 27
  • “Steve Roden – the another silent green world,” exhibition catalog, Pomona College Museum of Art
  • Frank, Peter, Art Pick of the Week, LA Weekly, January 24 – 30
  • 2002 Guido Curto, Steve Roden e/Static, Flash Art, Oct./Nov., Italy
  • Chiara Bertola, Steve Roden e/Static, Tema Celeste, Sept., Italy
  • Uhrmacher, Stefan, “Abfahrt fur den Atonal Express,” Saarbrucker Zeitung, September 16
  • Graf, Sabine, “Was Den Ohren Kostbar Wird,” Saarbrucker Zeitung, September 16
  • Kundrotas, Robertas, “Asmuo,” Tango, September
  • Some Reconstructions of Wandering and Inner Space, Exhibition Catalog, Santa Barbara, CAF, Essays by Meg Linton & Christoph Cox., Santa Barbara, CA
  • Harvey, Doug, “Chaos Theory …,” LA Weekly, June 7 – 13
  • Fredericksen, Eric, “Art of Noise” Architecture Magazine, May
  • BT Monthly Art Magazine, Vol. 54, no. 821, June, Japan
  • Welles, Eleanor, “Steve Roden,” ArtScene, May, CA
  • Von Zweck, Philip, “Resynthesis,” Chicago Art Institute, exhibition brochure
  • 2001 Snapshot, Exhibition Catalog, UCLA Hammer Museum, CA
  • Greenwald, Louanne, “In Between Art & Architecture,” Exhibition Catalog, Mak Center for Art & Architecture, CA
  • Frank, Peter, “Art Pick of the Week,” LA Weekly, November 2-8
  • Pagel, David, “Down to Earth & Eye Catching,” LA Times, Oct. 16
  • Dambrot, Shana Nys, “Snapshot,” Tema Celeste, Oct., Italy Chen, Aric, “How Many Inches,” Surface Magazine, Spring, USA
  • Doug Harvey, Multiple Exposures, LA Weekly, June 22 – 28
  • Periera, Rogelio, “Interview with Steve Roden,” Hurly Burly, January
  • Inland Specific, Exhibition Catalog, Armory Center for the Arts, CA
  • 2000 Harvey, Doug, “Godawfulism,” LA Weekly, Vol. 22, #51
  • Hill, S. Arden, “Steve Roden,” Stylus, June
  • Boyer, Denis, “Steve Roden/In Between Noise,” Fear Drop, #7/ Spring
  • Cascella, Daniella, Costelazioni Sonore, Artel Contemporanei, no. 2, Italy
  • 1999 Drawing Papers I, The Drawing Center, NY, exhibition catalog
  • Harvey, Doug, “Holiday Trimming,” LA Weekly, December 24-30
  • Bell, J. Bowyer, “Exhibitions,” Review, NY, October
  • Goldsmith, Kenneth, “Chair, Lamp, Splint,” NY Press, volume 12, no. 36
  • Young, Rob, “Of Architecture & the Ear,” The Wire, Oct., London, UK
  • Steve Roden & Brandon Labelle editors, Site Of Sound, Smart Art Press / Errant bodies, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1998 Stallings, Tyler, “Review,” Zing Magazine, Summer
  • Gershman, Gil, “Sound & Vision,” I/E Magazine, Jan/Feb
  • Frank, Peter, “Art Pick of the Week,” LA Weekly, Feb 20-26
  • Harvey, Doug, “Steve Roden,” Art Issues, Jan., No. 51
  • Pinset, Ed, “Into the Art Gallery,” The Sound Projector, #3, UK
  • Smith, Bradley, “The Billboard Guide to Progressive Music,” Billboard Publications, US
  • 1997 Translations & Articulations, Exhibition Catalog, Griffin Contemporary Exhibitions, essays by Christopher Miles, B. Labelle, & Steve Roden


  • 2011Foundation for Contemporary Arts, 2011 Artist Grant
  • 2010Chinati Foundation, Artist in Residence, Marfa, TX
  • 2009Jentel Artist Residency, Banner, WY
  • 2008California Community Foundation Getty Fellowship
  • 2005Nimoy Artist in Residency Grant, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
  • 2004City of Los Angeles COLA Award
  • City of Pasadena Individual Artist Grant
  • 2003California Arts Council Grant in Visual Arts
  • Engine 27, New York, NY, grant and residency
  • 2001Durfee Foundation Grant

Public Collections

  • The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
  • The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA
  • The Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
  • The Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas, Austin, TX
  • The Palm Springs Museum, Palm Springs, CA
  • The Pomona College Museum of Art, Pomona, CA
  • The ASU University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
  • The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
  • The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
  • Weatherspoon Art Museum, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC


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