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Solo Exhibitions


2021 Entropical Latitudes, Mata Art Gallery, Los Angeles, California

2016 The Photic Wave: Cosmic Rivulet, The Luminary, St. Louis, Missouri*

2015 The Photic Wave: California Consciousness, Alter Space, San Francisco, California*

2015 komische Nachbarn, Peephole Gallery, San Francisco, California*

2014 California Nightmare, State of the Art, Berlin, Germany*

2013 NIGHTMARE CITY PRESENTS://RICH EVIDENCE <->THE PHOTIC WAVE, Horse and Pony Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany*

2010 The Pixie Troll Witch Hour: Into the 3 A.M. Void with Carol Anne & Keturah, Here, San Francisco*


Group Exhibitions & Screenings


2022 bad budz, Adjunct Positions, Los Angeles, California

2022 a line and a long gaze, Phase Gallery, Los Angeles, California

2022 Kapwa: Communal Spirit, Avenue 50 Gallery, Los Angeles, California

2022 Polar Opposites, D21, Leipzig, Germany (Three-Person Collaborative Exhibition)

2022 Ecosystem X, Mozaik Philanthropy, Los Angeles, California

2021 Stampede, Horse & Pony, Berlin, Germany

2020 Switch, Kaiser Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio

2020 home, Acogedor Space, Los Angeles, California

2020 Superdomestic, AsukalSpace, Online Exhibition

2019 Araw ng mga Patay, Avenue 50 Gallery, Los Angeles, California

2015 Glitch Cult, Essex Flowers, New York, New York*

2015 Friendship & Freedom, MASS Gallery, Austin, Texas*

2014 These Streams, ACRE TV, Chicago, Illiinois*

2013 Science Fictions, Warschau, Berlin, Germany

2013 Translocura: Art at the Brink of Madness, Headlands Center for the Arts, Marin, California*

2013 NoiseKölln Music Video Awards, Loophole, Berlin, Germany*

2012 Not Free Not Dead: The Psychedelic End, ATA, San Francisco, California*

2012 Interpanel Relationships: A Spatial Discussion, S.H.E.D. Projects, Oakland, California*

2011 Reformation, Somerset County Jail, Skowhegan, Maine*

2011 Nightmare City Copy Lake The Horde, screening, Bei-Roy, Berlin, Germany*

2010 All that is Solid Melts Into Air: Nightmare City with Copy Lake, Erin Elder and Sam Green, Queen’s Nails Projects, San Francisco, California*

2010 ATA Film & Video Festival, ATA, San Francisco, California*

2010 VOX VI, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania*

2010 T-10, 21Grand, Oakland, California*

2010 A Light at the End of the Tunnel, Scope Basel Cinema, Basel, Switzerland*

2009 Mash Up Show, NOMA Gallery, San Francisco, California*

2008 30 Under 30, Varnish, San Francisco, California

2008 D.U.I., Maniac, Oakland, California*

2008 Disembody (in collaboration with 23E Studios), Fringe Exhibitions, Los Angeles, California*

2006 Friends of the Arts, 222 Club, San Francisco, California

2006 Bad Art for Bad People, CCA MFA Exhibition, San Francisco, California



Bibliography


2022 Buchet-Déak, Elisabeth: “Hope and Beauty on the Edge of Collapse: The Artist as Care-Giver and Composter in Times of Ecological Uncertainty,” Mozaik E-Zine

2022 Interview, “Antipodal World Making: Following the Blue Plastic Thread” Human Nature Magazine, D21 Kunstraum

2022 Exhibition Catalog, “Future Art Awards: Ecosystem X,” Mozaik Philanthropy

2021 Suico-Soriano, Irene: "Target 2°C,” Exhibition Catalog, Mata Art Gallery

2015 Tedford, Matthew Harrison: “The Photic Wave is a Cult You’ll Want to Join,” SF Weekly*

2015 Puleo, Risa: “Friendship & Freedom,” Modern Painters*

2015 Anani, Katie: “Critics’ Pick: Friendship and Freedom,” Artforum*

2010 Gannon, Victoria: “Going to California: Nightmare City,” Art:21*

2009 Wolfe, Megan: “Café Royale, Silverman & NOMA,” Fecal Face*

2009 Ritchie, Andy: “A Breathalyzer of Fresh Air,” ArtSlant*


Talks


2022 Resident Artist Talk, Sitka Center for Art and Ecology, Otis, Oregon

2022 Guest Lecturer, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Illinois

2022 Artist Talk, D21 Kunstraum, Leipzig, Germany

2021 Guest Lecturer - History of Digital Media, CCA, San Francisco, California

2021 Artist Talk, Mata Art Gallery, Los Angeles, California




Residencies


2023 forthcoming: Cill Rialaig, Ballinskelligs, Co. Kerry, Ireland

2023 forthcoming: The Burren College of Art, County Clare, Ireland

2022 Sitka Center for Art and Ecology, Otis, Oregon

2022 Cowhouse Studios, Ballybawn, Co. Wexford, Ireland

2021 The Burren College of Art, Ballyvaughan, County Clare, Ireland

2016 The Luminary, St. Louis, Missouri*

2015 Jail Cell AIR at Alter Space, San Francisco, California*

2012 Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik, Berlin, Germany*

2012 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont*

2011 Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine*

2010 ACRE, Steuben, Wisconsin*



Awards & Honors


2021 Future Art Award: Ecosystem X, Mozaik Philanthropy

2005 Graduate Fellowship, Sculpture Department, California College of the Arts

2004 Graduate Fellowship, Sculpture Department, California College of the Arts

2004 Outstanding Senior Award, Sculpture Dept, UIUC School of Art + Design

2003 Merit Scholarship, Sculpture Department, UIUC School of Art + Design

2002 Merit Scholarship, Sculpture Department, UIUC School of Art + Design


Published Writing


2022 “Gimme Shelter: Changing Contexts of Banig Weaving in a Changing Climate,” Rare Earth, D21 Kunstraum

2021 "Entropical Latitudes," Exhibition Catalog, Mata Art Gallery

2019 “Entropical Latitudes,” Poetry Collection, Hexahedra Press

2015 “Faunic Witches Floral Bitches,” Nightmare City Publications*

2012 “Fuzzy Logic,” Nightmare City Publications in collaboration with Sarrita Hunn*

2011 “Sssux to be Usss,” Nightmare City Publications*

2011 “The Slacker, the Protestor, Cosmic Gestation, and Me,” Art Practical

2011 “The Immortal,” Art Practical

2011 “Self Expression Night: Complicity, Resistance, & the Touchy-Feely in Bay Area Performance Art,” Art Practical

2010 “From Portland With Love,” Art Practical

2010 “Afterglow in Divided Space,” Art Practical

2010 “Alexander Calder and Contemporary Art: Form, Balance, Joy,” Art Practical*

2010 “To Valie Export with Love and Kisses,” Color + Color: Black + White*

2010 “Bell, Book and Candle,” Bell, Book, and Candle

2010 “The Secret Welcome of Space and it’s Prehistoric Future,” Art Practical

2010 “in a world where you are possible,” Art Practical*

2009 “Justin Beal, Lena Daly, Kate Owens,” Art Practical

2009 “Big Time: Nightmare City Thinks You Suck,” Nightmare City Publications*

2009  “Erin Allen and James Bradley: New World Boredom,” Shotgun Review


Other Experience


2022 Co-Curator and Moderator, 2 x 2 Talks, D21 Kunstraum, Leipzig, Germany

2013 Co-Curator, Not Free Not Dead: The Psychedelic End Screening, Horse & Pony, Berlin, Germany


Education


2006 MFA Sculpture; California College of the Arts, San Francisco

2004 BFA Sculpture & Women’s and Gender Studies; University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign



*as collaborative duo Nightmare City



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