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Steve Roden “in and in and up and down below (above),” 2019
Steve Roden
“in and in and up and down below (above),” 2019
Steve Roden “bandwidth #2,” 2019
Steve Roden
“bandwidth #2,” 2019
Steve Roden “bandwidth #1,” 2019
Steve Roden
“bandwidth #1,” 2019
Steve Roden, one plus one minus one (loner), 2015, Acrylic on canvas, 61.75" H x 49.50" W, Photo cred: Jeff McLane
Steve Roden
one plus one minus one (loner), 2015
Steve Roden morphing terrarium, 2015
Steve Roden
morphing terrarium, 2015
Steve Roden, dark entries 1, 2015, Acrylic on canvas, 61.75" H x 37.50" W, Photo cred: Jeff McLane
Steve Roden
dark entries 1, 2015
Steve Roden, aggregate (veils), 2010, Acrylic and oil on linen, 72" x 72"
Steve Roden
aggregate (veils), 2010
Steve Roden, third stone, 2010, Acrylic and oil on linen, 26" x 22"
Steve Roden
third stone, 2010
Steve Roden, fifth stone, 2010, Acrylic and oil on linen, 32" x 22"
Steve Roden
fifth stone, 2010
Steve Roden, from sound to stone (buoyant apparatus), 2010, sumi ink, watercolor, collage, pencil, cardboard and frottage on paper, 94 3/4" x 48"
Steve Roden
from sound to stone (buoyant apparatus), 2010
Steve Roden, erosion 2, 2010, Sumi ink, watercolor, collage and pencil on paper, 27 3/4" x 23 3/4"
Steve Roden
erosion 2, 2010
Steve Roden, shadow of a shadow (reflections), 2010, plaster and cardboard, 45" x 26" x 19"
Steve Roden
shadow of a shadow (reflections), 2010
Steve Roden, striations (stones and clouds), 2010-11, Two 16mm films with ink transferred to video, color, no sound
Steve Roden
striations (stones and clouds), 2010-11
Steve Roden, bowrain, 2010, wood, wire, twine, sound composition, 6 audio speakers, 3 cd players, 3 stereo amplifiers, ink on 16mm film stock transferred to video, 3 dvd players, 3 video projectors, Site specific installation - dimensions variable (approx 45' x 45')
Steve Roden
bowrain, 2010
Steve Roden, blanche, 2010, Acrylic and oil on linen, 3 3/4" x 5 1/2"
Steve Roden
blanche, 2010
Born: 1964, Los Angeles, CA
Died: 2023, Los Angeles, CA
MFA, Art Center College of Design Pasadena, CA
BFA, Otis /Parsons, Los Angeles, CA
Parsons, Paris, France

Selected Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

"Tribute to Steve Roden," Studio La Cittå, Verona, Italy
"could/cloud," Vielmetter Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
"the walls with sand in a single neutral color,” Spazioersetti, Udine, Italy (Link)
"Steve Roden," La Kunsthalle Mulhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Mulhouse, France (Link)
“A Year Without Painting,” Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
“Extra-Ordinary Things,” Biola University, LA Mirada, CA
Steve Roden and Alexandra Grant: These Carnations Defy Language, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA
"rag-picker", Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
"rag-picker," CRG Gallery, New York, NY
The Spaces Contained In Each, St. Cornelius Chapel, Governors Island, New York (collaboration with Stephen Vitiello)
Jenny Perlin & Steve Roden, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH, curated by Bruce Checefsky
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, Germany
a song without words / a music without sound, Le Bon Accueil, Rennes, France
rag picking (v.2), Chapellle Saint-Joseph, Montfort su Meu, France
stones throw, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
Steve Roden: In Between: A Mid-Career Survey, curated by Howard Fox, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
blinking lights at night, Phonebox at IMO projects, Copenhagen, Denmark
when words become forms, Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, CA
Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
"to these four horizons, Geluidpost/Lokaal01, Breda, the Netherlands
Susanne Vielmetter Berlin Projects
"lines and spaces", Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, CA
"Steve Roden: recent work, Studio la Citt, Verona, Italy, curated by Valerio Deh
"steve roden: day ring, night ring, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA, sound installation in James Turrells Skyspace
"Recent Monotypes, Aurobora Press, San Francisco, CA
"seam arks, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY
"seamarks", Walter and McBean Galleries, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
"Steve Roden: Transmissions from Space", Fresno Metropolitan Museum of Art and Science, Fresno, CA
"ear(th)", Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA, in collaboration with the California Institute of Technology
"New Work", Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
"cups into clouds, songs into rain", e/Static Gallery, Torino, Italy
"stills (for guru dutt)", Tang Museum at Skidmore College, MY
Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, CA
"the silent world", Susanne Vielmetter Projects, Los Angeles, CA
"the surface of the moon", Suyama Space, Seattle, WA
"chamber music", Jack Straw New Media Gallery, Seattle, WA
"light forms," Singuhr - Hrgalerie in Parochial, Berlin
"a year of skies," e/Static Gallery, Torino, Italy
"some reconstructions of wandering & inner space," Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
Jenn Joy Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"mir/we ned to say goodbye," Studio Five Beekman, New York, NY
"The Guardshack, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA,
"the anatomy of touch/ the alchemy of the verb," JennJoy Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Griffin Contemporary Exhibitions, Venice, CA
Pac Des Ouches, Nevers, France
Griffin Contemporary Exhibitions, Venice, CA
Gallerie OU', Osaka, Japan
Kaibundo Gallery, Kobe, Japan

Selected Group Exhibitions

"Re-Iterative II," curated by John David O’Brien, Terminal 5, LAX Airport, Los Angeles, CA (forthcoming)
"Energy Fields: Vibrations of the Pacific," Curated by Lawrence English with Fulcrum Arts, Getty PST Initiative, Chapman University, Orange, CA
"Fogli (Leaves)," Roswell Space Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Group Show, Organized by John O'Brien, LAXART, Los Angeles, CA
"Generations," Brand Art Library, Glendale, LA
"LA Biblioteca, Artists' Books from Los Angeles/Italia," The Don B. Huntley Gallery, Cal Poly Pomona, CA (Link)
"Audiosphere Sound Experimentation 1980-2020," Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
"20 Years," Vielmetter Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
"In Verbis Artis," HMCT Gallery at ACCD, Pasadena, CA
"Centennial: 100 years of Otis College Alumni," Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
“Evolver,” LA Louver, Los Angeles, CA
“Sound of Silece,” Broel Museum, Kortrijk, Belgium
“SYNAESTHESIA,” Five Car Garage, Los Angeles, CA
“Mas all del sonido,” Muntref-Centro de Arte Contemporaneo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
MAK, curated by Michael Ned Holte, Schindler House, Los Angeles, CA
“Sweet Gongs Vibrating,” San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA
"Wunderkammer, Pitzer College Art Galleries, Claremont, CA
By This River, curated by Michael Solway, Weston Art Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
"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
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, curated by Max Presneill
Portraits of the Garden, Sturt Haaga Gallery, Descanso Gardens, La Caada Flintridge, CA
"In the Sance Room: Acquisition Highlights from 2003-2013," Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA
"heroes," Carter & Citizen, Los Angeles, CA
"Lines + Spaces" Joseloff Gallery at the Hartford Art School, curated by John Yau, University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT
Observer Effect, Gallery 400 at the University of Chicago Illinois, Chicago, IL
Silence, The Menil Collection, Houston, TX; Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA
Finale, Inglewood Main Library, Inglewood, CA
Purepresence Presents: "Parisonic Room", La Gaite Lyrique, Pairs, France
Time Again, Sculpture Center, New York, NY
Summer Group Sculpture Show, CRG Gallery, New York, NY
Game Theory, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA
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
"In and Outside: Writing," Voorkamer, Lier, Belgium
"Worlds," Williamson Gallery, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
The Hendersons Will Be There, BravinLee Programs, New York, NY
“Inaugural Group Exhibition, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
The Drawing Machines, Galleria Gregor Podnar, Berlin, Germany
ARTe 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
at the Brewery Project: 1993-2007: the Finale, The Armory Gallery, Pasadena, CA (December 7, 2008 March 1, 2009)
"Hidden City, various sites, Peregrine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
"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 (Link)
"L.A. Paint," The Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA, curated by Philip Linhares (Link)
"Perspectives 163: Every Sound You Can Imagine, The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX, curated by Toby Kamps and Christopher Cox and traveling to: New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA (February 5 March 28, 2009) (Link)
"Marfa Sessions, Marfa Ballroom and Various Sites, Marfa, Texas, curated by Regine Basha & the Relay Project
"Happy New Ears, Kortrijk, Belgium, curated by Joost Fonteyne (upcoming)
"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, curated by Michael Ned Holte
"Mercosur Biennial, Porto Allegre, Brazil
"Sleppet (part of Grieg 07), Bergen, Norway, curated by Jorgen Larsen, traveling to Oslo
"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
"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
"(Keep Feeling) Fascination: Recent Abstract Painting in Los Angeles, Luckman Fine Arts Gallery, Cal State LA, Los Angeles
"Space is the Place, 2005 ICI Traveling Exhibition, curated by Alex Baker and Toby Kamps, ICA Portland, Maine, Cranbrook Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, California, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, Arizona, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York
"Intersections, Emily Davis Gallery, University of Akron, Ohio
"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
"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
"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, Daman 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
"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
"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
"LA Freewaves, Marios Furniture, Los Angeles, CA, citywide media festival
"In Between Outdoors", MAK Center for Art & Architecture, Los Angeles, CA
"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
"Break Step, INMO Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"En Red O", Centre de Cultura Contempornia de Barcelona, Spain
"Exquisitely Wrought, The Brewery Project, Los Angeles, CA, curated by John OBrien
"The Other Side of Zero", Video Positive Festival, Tate Gallery Liverpool, UK
"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
"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
"Parallels", Kunstalle Grassi-Museum, Leipzig, Germany
"Allegorical Re/Visions, Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Noel Karten & Ruth Weisberg
"Tangles", Otis College of Art & Design, Los Angeles, CA
"Dal Campo dObsservazione to The Brewery, Palazio Ducale, Gubbio, Italy
"Triennial Sofia 96 Exhibition of Painting, Art Gallery of the Union of Bulgarian Artists, Sofia, Bulgaria
"Currents in Abstraction, Ikon Ltd/Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
"Transtextualism", Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
"Far Bazzar, The Brewery, Los Angeles, CA
"Peculiar Paintings", Woodbury College, Burbank, CA
"Germinal Notations", Food House, Santa Monica, CA
"FAR Bazzar, The Old Federal Reserve Building, Los Angeles, CA

Selected Sound Performances, Installations, Film Screenings

"re:sound / touch," Sound Festival, Mare Island, CA
Installation and Peformance: Vancouver Musical Festival, Simon Frazier University, Vancouver, Canada
Performance: Hidden Voices Conference, Aarhus, Trine, Denmark
"bricks and mortar," Steve Roden and Stephen Vitiello, Muses de la ville de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France
This, Neil Greenberg, Steve Roden, and James Kidd Studio, New York Live Arts, New York, NY
Steve Roden and Stephen Vitiello, Monoquini, Bordeaux, France
Soundtracks for Ghosts Before Breakfast by Hans Richter, LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art), Los Angeles, CA
Performance, "Sequences and Scores", presented by LACE and the Los Angeles Filmforum at The Spielberg Theater at Egyptian Theater, Los Angeles, CA
Performance for "Shells, Bells, Steps and Silences" with Lawrence English, LACE, Los Angeles (Link)
Performance, CEAIT Festival, REDCAT, Santa Monica, CA (FRIDAY MARCH 5, at 8:30 pm)
Screening, "Not a Place, An Outlook", Governors Island, NY, June September
Performance, Possible Landscape (for Donald Judd), 2010 01SJ Biennial, San Jose, CA
UNES PIERRE, DES ARCS ET DES OREILLES, web project, Palais De Tokyo, Paris, France
Performance, "Glow, Dusk-to-Dawn, City of Santa Monica, Santa Monica, CA
"18 Happenings in 6 Parts, LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions), Hollywood, CA (director and performer of a re-invention of Allan Kaprows 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)
Collaborative Performance, "Mammoth, LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art), Los Angeles, CA
Sound installation and discussion with Jeremy Strick, MOCA director, "Dark Over Light Earth, MOCA Pacific Design Center, January 20
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
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, June 1
San Francisco Electronic Music Festival, San Francisco, CA
Performance, "Sound Architecture, Serpentine Gallery, London
Installation, "Soundwalk 05, sound festival various sites, Long Beach, CA
"The Bells, Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA, live soundtrack to the silent film 'the bells'
Performance, "Suite in Parochial, Tang Teaching Museum, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, Singuhr Horgalerie in Parochial, Berlin (live Collaboration w/ Frank Bretschneider)
"Nest, commissioned site specific sound installation in downtown Ketchum, ID (part of sound of place show)
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, New York, 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
Performance, "Bell Forms, Stadt Galerie, Saarbrucken, Germany
Performance and Residency, Extrapool, Nijmegen, Holland
Performance, "Off12, Stadt Galerie, Saarbrucken, Germany
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
Sound Performance, Architeturra, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Performance, "Water Temple, Centro Brasileiro Britnico,So Paulo, Brazil
Performance, "Unfolding Resonance, Hayward Gallery London, UK
Film Screening and Performance, "Light Structures, Cinema Nova, Brussels, Belgium
Performance, "Interference, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Installation & Performance, "Heizlufter, Sampling Rage Festival, Berlin, Germany
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)
Performance, "Cloud Moving, ICA (Institute of Contemporary Arts), London
Performance, "Enclosures, Festival Musique Ultimes', Dijon, France
Performance, "Ngattaugree, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE), CA
Performance, "Somnia, Ducal Palace, Gubbio, Italy, with John OBrien and Toti Marcadante
Performance, "Communicating Vessels, Interzone One: New Music Festival, Osaka, Japan
Performance, "Asphalt Opera #9, Zenko Temple, Osaka, Japan
Performance, "Phonography, LACE, Los Angeles, CA
Performance, "Fireworks, Fandangos, Osaka; Sate Senin, Sayama; Theatre Poo, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan


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Green, Tyler, Steve Roden matures into a significant painter, Modern Art Notes, January 26
Finkel, Jori, It Speaks to Me: Steve Roden on Lorser Feitelsons 1936 Life Begins at LACMA, Los Angeles Times, March 16
Myers, Holly, Steve Roden: Breaking the rules of art, Los Angeles Times, September, 5 (Link)
Harvey, Doug, Unfinished Symphony, LA Weekly, September, 9 (Link)
Kozlowski, Carol, Armory Center for the Arts unveils two major exhibitions during one reception Saturday, Pasadena Weekly, September 9
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
ArtScene: Special Newsletter, This Years Top Ten, ArtScene, December 30
Ned Holte, Michael, Best of 2010, Artforum, December
Zellen, Jody, Jody Zellen on Steve Roden, Artwrit, Volume IV Fall
Green, Tyler, Mans 2010 top ten list, ArtInfo, December 28
Frank, Peter, Steve Roden: in Pasadena and Claremont, CA, Art ltd., November
Knight, Christopher, Notes on the year: Turn Signal, Los Angeles Times, December 19
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
Woodard, Josef, Music review: Climax Golden Twins and Steve Roden at Schindler House, Los Angeles Times, July 26
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
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 Were 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 artists 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
Perez-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 2007January 2008
Knight, Christopher, "They Help Make the L.A. Scene, Los Angeles Times, December 2
Larsson, Jorgen, "Sleppet, Grieg 07, Norway, exhibition catalog
Knight, Christopher, "45 Painters Under 45, Los Angeles Times, December 2
Kubisch, Christina, "Best of 2006: Music, Artforum, December
Kafetsi, Anna, The Grand Promenade (exhibition catalogue), Hellenic Ministry of Culture and National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
Holte, Michael Ned, "Steve Roden: Sound, paintings, and process; Alexander Graham Bell, kites and a grandmothers attic, Frieze, November/December, p. 145
Higgie, Jennifer, "The Grand Promenade, Frieze, November/December, p. 174
Lippens, Nate, "Roden Gives the Passage of Time An Amazing Aural Quality, Seattle PI, September 29
Frank, Peter, "Art Pick: A Lot of Local Abstraction, LA Weekly, September 27
Meade, Fionn, "Editors Choice: Art, Bomb Magazine, Fall
Cascella, Daniela, "Presenze Sonore/ Sonic Presences, Turin, Italy, CD catalogue essay
Meade, Fionn, "Sounding Architecture,, August
Valerio Deh, Steve Roden, show catalogue, Studio la Citt, Verona
Burk, Greg, "Bondage and multidiscipline, LA Weekly, March 01 (reproduction)
Harvey, Doug, "Glossolalia for Dummies, LA Weekly, February 22
Vitiello, Steve, " Music: Best of 2005, Artforum, December, pg. 74
1+1+1, UK, Autumn, entire issue devoted to the exhibition "sounds like drawing", incl.
transcribed symposium and reproductions, 12 pages oversize
Rocco Moliterni, Scultura, La Stampa, Italy, Marzo 19, [reproduction]
Edwin Pouncy, Outer Limits, The Wire, UK, October, pp. 73
Steve Roden, Inner Sleeve, The Wire, UK, August, pp. 83 [reproduction]
__, Seamarks, San Francisco Art Institute, exhibition catalog, 36 pages [reproductions]
Bieber, Susanneh, "Steve Roden Transmissions from Space, Fresno Metropolitan Museum, exhibition brochure, 6 pages, [reproductions]
Heffley, Lynne, "An All-Around Soundfest, LA Times, august 19, pp:E2
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
Simone Menegoi, 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]
__, I10, exhibition catalog, Mcclean Gallery, Houston, Tx, 18 pages [reproduction]
Ned Holte, Michael, "Percussion Music,, Picks, March
Cox, Christoph, "On Time: The Loop and the Line, exhibition essay
Meade, Fionn, "In Resonance, Seattle Center (catalog essay)
Menegoi, Simone, "Light Sculpture Scultura leggera, essay from exhibition catalog with Wolfgang Laib, Gabriel Orozco, Erwin Wurm and Rachelk Whiteread.
Cascella, Daniela, "Listening Places, exhibition essay "Light Sculpture Scultura leggera (catalog)
Canty, Scott, COLA exhibition catalog, pg.40-41
Richard Janku, Laura, "Steve Roden, Art US, May Issue
Grundberg, Andy, "Loop: What Gose Around, Washington Post, March 20
Nolte, Michael, "Percussion Music", Artforum Pick, Artforum, March 10
Hart, Hugh, "Artists plant new ideas about nature at Pasadena sites", LA Times, November
Cox, Christoph, "Treble", ArtForum, No.8, Pg.262, September
"Audio Files -Sound Art Now: An Online Symposium", Artforum, August 3
Frank, Peter, Art Pick of the Week, LA Weekly, July 31
Pagel, David, "A lively intellect that bucks the system", Los Angeles Times, E27, July 23
Licht, Alan, "New York Sculpture Center", WIRE, Issue 245, July
Holte, Michael Ned, "Steve Roden - Susanne Vielmetter", Los Angeles Critic's Pick,, July 17
O'Brien, John, "Activism isn't a four letter word", Art Scene, June, Vol. 23, No.10
Harvey, Doug, "Stranded - the connected lives of Steve Roden", LA Weekly, April 30 - May 6
Cox, Christoph, ArtForum, May, issue, pg. 70
Kofoed, Kristian, "The Sound of Art - A conversation with Steve Roden", Artweek, October issue, pg 12 and 29
Cox, Christoph, "Return to Form", ArtForum, November
Knight, Christopher, "A game of show and tell", Los Angeles Times, November 21
Knight, Christopher, "Smaller, more creative", Los Angeles Times, December 21
Cutajar, Mario, "Painting by Letters", ArtScene, November, Vol. 23, No. 3
Cox, Christoph, "Return to Form,", ArtForum, November issue, pg. 67
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, Saarbruecken, Germany
Cox, Christoph, "Case Sensitive", feature article in WIRE, Issue 229, March, pg. 28-31
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
Guido Curto, Steve Roden e/Static, Flash Art, Oct./Nov., Italy
Chiara Bertola, Steve Roden e/Static, Tema Celeste, Sept., Italy
Some Reconstructions of Wandering and Inner Space, Exhibition Catalog, Santa Barbara
CAF, Essays by Meg Linton & Christoph Cox., Santa Barbara, CA
Doug Harvey, Chaos Theory ..., LA Weekly, June 7 13
Eric Fredericksen, Art of Noise, Architecture Magazine, May
BT Monthly Art Magazine, Vol. 54, no. 821, June, Japan
Eleanor Welles, Steve Roden, ArtScene, May, CA
Snapshot, Exhibition Catalog, UCLA Hammer Museum, CA
Louanne Greenwald, In Between Art & Architecture, Exhibition Catalog, Mak Center for Art & Architecture, CA
David Pagel, Down to Earth & Eye Catching, LA Times, Oct. 16
Shana Dambrot, Snapshot, Tema Celeste, Oct., Italy
Elisa Turner, A Visual Tale of Two Cities, Miami Herald, Oct. 28
Aric Chen, How Many Inches, Surface Magazine, Spring, USA
Doug Harvey, Multiple Exposures, LA Weekly, june 22 28
Olivier Lamm, Poesie del la Matiere, Planet of Sound, France
M. Moniot, Art Reviews, San Francisco Chronicle, Nov. 22
Daniella Cascella, Costelazioni Sonore, Artel Contemporanei, no. 2, Italy
Drawing Papers I, The Drawing Center, NY, exhibition catalog
Rob Young, 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
Tyler Stallings, Review, Zing Magazine, Summer
Doug Harvey, Steve Roden, Art Issues, Jan., No. 51
Bradley Smith, The Billboard Guide to Progressive Music, Billboard Publications, USA
Translations & Articulations, Exhibition Catalog, Griffin Contemporary Exhibitions, essays by Christopher Miles, B. Labelle, & Steve Roden

Awards, Grants and Fellowships

Rauschenberg Residency, Captiva, FL
Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel Visiting Artist, Duke University, NC
Foundation for Contemporary Arts, 2011 Artist Grant
Chinati Foundation, Artist in Residence, Marfa, TX
Jentel Artist Residency, Banner, WY
California Community Foundation Getty Fellowship
Nimoy Artist in Residency Grant, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
COLA Award, Department of Cultural Affairs, Los Angeles, CA
City of Los Angeles COLA Award
City of Pasadena Individual Artist Grant, Pasadena, CA
California Arts Council Grant in Visual Arts
Engine 27, New York, NY, grant and residency
Durfee Foundation Grant

Public Collections

Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas, Austin, TX
The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
Hammer Museum, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA
National Museum of Contemporary Art / Hellenic Ministry of Culture, Athens, Greece
Palm Springs Museum, Palm Springs, CA
Pomona College Museum of Art, Pomona, CA
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
Weatherspoon Art Museum, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC