EDUCATION: 

2014    MFA Fine Arts, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

1999    BA English, Trinity College, Hartford, CT

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

Solo:

2016    Abshar: Cascade, Fine Arts Complex 1101, Tempe, AZ

2014    Material, Helen and Abraham Bolsky Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, 

            Los Angeles, CA

2013    Dialogues, Proxy Gallery, 10455 Jefferson Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

Group:

2017    LA Painting: Formalism to Street Art, Bruno David Gallery, Clayton, MO

2017    Bitter Candy, Gallery II, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

2017    Black & White, Deutsche Bildung AG, Frankfurt, Germany

2017    live/work, Red Mill Gallery, Johnson, VT

2016    BLIND SPOT, Design Matters, Los Angeles, CA

2016    British Invasion, MOAH (Museum of Art and History), Lancaster, CA

2016    On the Verge of an Image: Considering Marjorie Keller, The Gamble House, 

            Pasadena, CA; Curated by LAND (Los Angeles Nomadic Division)

2016    Homing Pigeon—travelling photo exhibit, Los Angeles, USA; Tokyo, Yokohama, 

            Kyoto, Japan; Turku, Naantali, Finland 

2016    Allusive Moment, MiM Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2016    Doppelgänger, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA

2015    Testament: Installations by Shiva Aliabadi and Allison Peck, Elephant Art Space,

             Los Angeles, CA

2015    Uncanny, MuzeuMM Gallery, Los Angeles, CA                                     

2015    Of Silence, Outpost Projects and Tilt/Export, Curated by Jenene Nagy, Yucca Valley, CA   

2015    Splitting Light, University of Buffalo Art Gallery, Center for the Arts, Buffalo, NY

2015    An Odyssey—10 Years at TAM, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA

2015    Yokohama-Tokyo-Los Angeles Triennial, Yokohama, Japan

2015    LA n CV 2, Choachella Valley Art Center, Indio, CA

2014    GLAMFA, California State University, Long Beach, CA

2014    Another Thing Coming, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA

2014    Itch, Scratch, Scar, Fellows of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

2014    Potential Bodies, Space at 10455 Jefferson Blvd, Culver City, CA

2014    ELEVEN, Bolsky Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

2014    Tip the Wink, The Institute of Jamais Vu, London, England

2014    MAS (Ltd Ed), Studio 17, San Francisco, CA     

2014    Out of Place, Historic Villa Riviera, Long Beach, CA           

2013    MAS ATTACK 2, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA

2013    Los Angeles Juried Biennial at Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery,

            Los Angeles, CA                               

2013    GLAMFA, California State University, Long Beach, CA

2013    Rare Treat, Space at 10455 Jefferson Blvd, Culver City, CA

2013    Forêt Intérieure, Participant in a project by Alexandra Grant, 18th Street Art Center, Santa             Monica, CA

2013    Made in California, City of Brea Art Gallery, Brea, CA

2013    Snake Road, Bolsky Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

2013    Doing Pennants, Fifth Floor Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2012    Other Skin, Studios at 10455 Jefferson Blvd, Culver City, CA

2012    Summer Group Show, TAG Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA

2012    Band of 1650 bucks Gallery, Pomona, CA

2011     Group Show, Coastline Art Gallery, Huntington Beach, CA

2011     GLAMFA, Merlino Gallery, California State University, Long Beach, CA

2011     Exchange, The Vortex Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2011     Emergent 12, OBJCT Gallery, Claremont, CA

PUBLICATIONS AND PODCASTS:

ARTRA Curatorial. “EmergentPresence: Eight LA Artists You Should Know,” FABRIK, Issue 23, February, 2014.www.fabrik.la

Bode, Katie. “On the Verge of anImage: Considering Marjorie Keller by LAND at the Gamble House,” carla, October21, 2016. www.contemporaryartreview.la

Cadigan, Morgan. Interview, seeMag,Issue 2, Los Angeles, CA: seeMagazine, 2014.

Clark, Artemis Marie Dolores. "Art+ Architecture: On the Verge of an Image at The Gamble House," Tenoversix, December, 10, 2016, www.tenover6.com

Dabkowski, Colin. “In LivingColor, UB Explores Boundaries of Perception,” The Buffalo News, October 19, 2015, www.buffalo.com

Johnson, Cooper. "GalleryRounds: Allusive Moment, MiM Gallery," Artillery Magazine. June 13, 2016, www.artillerymag.com

Kapon, Annetta. Proxy Gallery:2013-2016. Los Angeles, CA: Annetta Kapon, 2016.

Knight, Christopher. “Object lessons at Torrance Art Museum’s ‘Another Thing Coming," Los Angeles Times, September 8, 2014.

New American Paintings, No. 117 (2015), MFA Annual

New American Paintings, No. 115 (2014), Pacific Coast Issue

Osborne-Bartucca, Kristen.“Another Thing Coming, New Sculpture at Torrance Art Museum,” Artillery Magazine, September 30, 2014.

Osborne-Bartucca, Kristen, Interview, Contemporary Art Podcast, April 22, 2015. www.contemporaryartpodcast.com 

Taylor, Jack. “Week 2—Artist Interview—Shiva Aliabadi,” September 8, 2014. jackandrewtaylor.wordpress.com

CURATORIAL:

2017    Bitter Candy, Gallery II, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

2015    Uncanny, MuzeuMM Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2013    Rare Treat, Space at 10455 Jefferson Blvd, Culver City, CA

2011     Exchange,The Vortex Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2011     The Balancing Act: Theory and Practice Art Exhibit, Claremont Graduate University,

            Claremont, CA

2009   Sound Show, The Other Side Arts, Aurora, CO

2007    Floricanto3-Day Performance in April at Naropa University, Boulder, CO 

2006   The Word in the Wall, Naropa University, Boulder, CO   

AWARDS:  

2014    Vermont Studio Center Residency Grant, Johnson, VT

2014   Otis-Sandberg Fellowship, Los Angeles, CA/ Amsterdam, Netherlands

2013-2014    Otis Institutional Grant, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

2013    Second Place Award, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles CA

2012- 2013   Otis Institutional Grant, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

2012    Otis Franklin Grant, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

2005    Graduate Student Council’s Travel Award, Clark University

2004   Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, Clark University

FELLOWSHIPS AND RESIDENCIES:

2016   Artist-in-Residence, Summer Residency Program, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

2014   Artist-in-Residence, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont

2014   Fellow, Otis-Sandberg Residency Exchange Fellowship, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2013   Anderson Ranch, Instruction by Jenene Nagy, Snowmass Village, CO

2011    Artist-in-Residence, Summer Residency Program, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

2004-2010   Summer Writing Program, Naropa University, Boulder, CO

2002   Fine Arts Work Center, Instruction by John Yau, Provincetown, MA 

CONFERENCES AND PANELS:

2016    Artist Panel, Arizona State University Fine Arts Department, Tempe, AZ

2011    The Balancing Act: Theory and Practice, Panel Discussion

           Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA

2005   International Conference on Storytelling and Cultural Identity, Brock University,

            Terceira, Azores

            Paper: The Ghost Dance: Mythopoesis for Ethnic Survival

2005   3rd Annual Multidisciplinary Conference, Clark University, Worcester, MA

            Paper: The Ghost Dance: Mythopoesis for Ethnic Survival             

2004   2nd Annual Multidisciplinary Conference, March 2004, Clark University, Worcester, MA

            Paper: Contemporary Directions in Novel Narratology                                                            

BLOG: Pulse Stream, https://pulsestream.wordpress.com

Interview with Tessie Salcido Whitmore, December 6, 2016

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