EDUCATION:

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

1999 BA English, Trinity College, Hartford, CT

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS (contact artist for full CV)

Solo:

2020    Re-rooted / Re-routed, Das Schaufenster Gallery, Seattle, WA

2020    Shiva Aliabadi, Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta,  

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:

2020   Memory and the Chromatroposphere, Curated by Grant Vetter, 

               mood room, Phoenix, AZ

2020   Not Originally From Here, Unless Otherwise Stated, Curated by 

               Dawn Ertl, Online  exhibition, Los Angeles, CA

2020   Now, more than ever, Wassaic Project, Wassaic, New York

2020   Los Angeles Landscapes, Curated by Diane Williams, USC Roski,  

2020   Online Feature, Foundwork Art, Guest Curator Sharon Louden, 

               New York, NY

2019   Online Feature, Field Projects Gallery, New York, New York

2019   Fresh 2019, SoLA Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2018   Salon 2018, Peripheral Vision Press, New York, NY

2017   Peace Love and Light, Kunstraum-Dreieich Gallery, Dreieich, Germany

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

FELLOWSHIPS AND RESIDENCIES:

2020    Snow Farm The New England Craft Program, Williamsburg, MA

2020 Banff Artist-in-Residence, Banff, Alberta, Canada

2019  Frankfurt Residency, Hosted by Sandra Mann, Frankfurt, Germany

2019 Artist-in-Residence, Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY

2018 Publication Fellowship, Peripheral Vision Press, New York, NY

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

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

AWARDS:

2020   Jim Dinning and Evelyn Main Endowed Scholarship for Visual Arts (Banff Art Centre, Banff, Alberta, Canada)

2019   Wassaic Residency Grant, Wassaic, NY

2017   Vermont Studio Center Residency Grant, Johnson, VT

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

PUBLICATIONS AND PODCASTS:

2020    Interview/Conversation between Shiva Aliabadi and Debra Scacco 

               for Not Originally From Here, Unless Otherwise Stated, curated by 

               Dawn Ertl, September, 2020,

               https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x6Hk7q43ykY

2020    Wassaic Project. Now, more than ever (2020 Summer Exhibition). 

               July, 2020.

2020    Vetter, Grant. Abshar: Cascade (catalogue on Shiva Aliabadi’s work 

                and exhibition with Essay by Grant Vetter). June, 2020.

2019    Brommel, Joe. Shiva Aliabadi, Artist-in-Residence, Interview with 

              Joe Brommel, Wassaic Project, May 2019. 

              https://www.wassaicproject.org/artists/artist-profiles/list/shiva-aliabadi

2018    Peripheral Vision Press. “Salon 2018,” Peripheral Vision, Fall 2018.  

              https://www.peripheralvisionarts.org

2017    Davis, Genie. “The British Invasion at MOAH,” Art and Cake, January 24,   

              2017, www.artandcakela.com

2016    Bode, Katie. “On the Verge of an Image: Considering Marjorie Keller 

              by LAND at the Gamble House,” carla, October 21, 2016,   

             www.contemporaryartreview.la

             Clark, Artemis Marie Dolores. "Art + Architecture: On the Verge of 

             an Image at The Gamble House," Tenoversix, December, 10, 2016, 

2016   Johnson, Cooper. "Gallery Rounds: Allusive Moment, MiM Gallery," 

              Artillery Magazine.  June 13, 2016, www.artillerymag.com

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

              Annetta Kapon, 2016.

              Swenson, Eric Minh, “Shiva Aliabadi: British Invasion,” Vimeo, 

              December, 2016, https://vimeo.com/196211716

2015    Dabkowski, Colin. “In Living Color, UB Explores Boundaries of Perception,”     

              The Buffalo News. October 19, 2015, www.buffalo.com

               Foran, Jack. “Rainbow Collection: An Exploration of Color at UB Center 

               for the Arts,” Artvoice, Issue v14n46, November 19, 2015, 

               www.artvoice.com

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

              Osborne-Bartucca, Kristen, Interview, Contemporary Art Podcast

              April 22, 2015, www.contemporaryartpodcast.com 

2014    ARTRA Curatorial. “Emergent Presence: Eight LA Artists You 

              Should Know,” FABRIK, Issue 23, February, 2014, www.fabrik.la

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

             Knight, Christopher. “Object lessons at Torrance Art Museum’s 

             ‘Another Thing Coming,” Los Angeles Times, September 8, 2014.

             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.

             Taylor, Jack. “Week 2—Artist Interview—Shiva Aliabadi,” September 8,  

             2014, jackandrewtaylor.wordpress.com

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

2018 Glitter Guns, Cold Hard Cash, and Libtards: Natalie Baxter’s Plush Nerve, June 27, Pulse Stream, https://pulsestream.wordpress.com

2017 One Giant Nervous Laugh: The Complex Work of Yoshie Sakai, October 4, Pulse Stream, https://pulsestream.wordpress.com

2016 Interview with Tessie Salcido Whitmore, December 6, Pulse Stream, https://pulsestream.wordpress.com

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