Steve Roden

Steve Roden was born in Pasadena, in California in 1964. He lives and works in Pasadena.

Solo exhibitions

2017

  1. Steve Roden, La Kunsthalle Mulhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Mulhouse

2016

  1. A Year Without Painting, Susanne Vielmetter LA projects, Los Angeles
  2. Extra-Ordinary Things, Biola University, LA Mirada

2015

  1. Steve Roden and Alexandra Grant: These Carnations Defy Language, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena

2013

  1. Ragpicker, CRG Gallery, New York
  2. Rag-picker, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City
  3. The Spaces Contained In Each (Installazione), St. Cornelius Chapel, Governor’s Island, New York (in collaboration with Stephen Vitiello)
  4. Jenny Perlin & Steve Roden, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, curated by Bruce Checefsky

2012

  1. Bells, shells, steps and silences, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles
  2. Some small fires, Run Run Shaw Creative Media Center, City University of Hong Kong
  3. Notations, Marxhausen Gallery of Art, Concordia University, Seward
  4. Rag-picking, Singuhr Hoergalerie at Meinblau Kunsthaus, Berlin
  5. A song without words / a music without sound, Le Bon Accueil, Rennes
  6. Rag-picking (v.2), Chapellle Saint-Joseph, Montfort su Meu

2011

  1. Stone’s throw, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City

2010

  1. Steve Roden: In Between; A Mid-Career Survey, curated by Howard Fox, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA. Spostata a: San Diego State University Art Gallery, San Diego
  2. When words become forms, Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, CA
  3. Blinking lights at night, Phonebox at IMO projects, Copenhagen, Denmark

2008

  1. Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Los Angeles

2007

  1. Susanne Vielmetter Berlin Projects, Berlin
  2. Reverberation: Steve Roden & Stephen Vitiello, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin

2006

  1. lines and spaces, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City
  2. Steve Roden: recent work, curated by Valerio Dehò, Studio la Citta, Verona
  3. Steve Roden: day ring / night ring, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle
  4. Recent Monotypes, Aurobora Press, San Francisco

2005

  1. seam arks, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York
  2. seamarks, McBean Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco
  3. Steve Roden: Transmissions from Space, Fresno Metropolitan Museum of Art and Science, Fresno

2004

  1. ear(th), Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena
  2. New Work, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City
  3. cups into clouds, songs into rain, Gallery e/Static, Turin
  4. stills (for guru dutt), Tang Museum at Skidmore College, New York

2003

  1. the another silent green world, Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont
  2. The silent world, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City
  3. the surface of the moon, Suyama Space, Seattle
  4. chamber music, Jack Straw New Media Gallery, Seattle

2002

  1. light forms, Singuhr – Hörgalerie in Parochial, Berlin
  2. a year of skies, Gallery e/Static, Torino
  3. some reconstructions of wandering & inner space, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara

2000

  1. Jenn Joy Gallery, San Francisco
  2. mir/we need to say goodbye, Studio Five Beekman, New York
  3. The Guardshack, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica
  4. reading without reading/within (further), The Guardshack, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica
  5. reading without reading/within, Podewil, Berlin
  6. the anatomy of touch / the alchemy of the verb, Jenn Joy Gallery, San Francisco
  7. the anatomy of touch, Korn Gallery, Drew University, Madison

1998

  1. landscape, Mendenhall Art Gallery, Whittier College, Whittier
  2. The anatomy of touch / the alchemy of the verb, JennJoy Gallery, San Francisco

1997

  1. Translations & Articulations, Griffin Contemporary Exhibitions, Venice
  2. Either/Ore, Pac Des Ouches, Nevers

1996

  1. Any. Thing. Made. Griffin Contemporary Exhibitions, Venice

1995

  1. Griffin Linton Contemporary Exhibitions, Costa Mesa
  2. Gallery Earthvision, Tokyo
  3. Gallerie OU’, Osaka

1994

  1. Griffin Linton Contemporary Exhibitions, Costa Mesa, CA 1992 Kaibundo Gallery, Kobe

1992

  1. Kaibundo Gallery, Kobe

1986

  1. James Turcotte Gallery, Los Angeles

Group exhibitions

2018

  1. Senza Tema. Carta / Paper, Studio la Città, Verona

2016

  1. Sound of Silence, Broel Museum, Kortrijk
  2. Plus one, Traywick Contemporary, Berkeley
  3. Synaesthesia, 5 car garage, Los Angeles
  4. Mas all del sonido, Muntref-Centro de Arte Contemporaneo, Buenos Aires
  5. Chris Oliveria, William Basinski, Steve Roden, Volume Los Angeles
  6. Extra-ordinary things, Green Gallery, Biola University, La Mirada
  7. Centro de Arte Contemporaneo, Buenos Aires
  8. Sound of Silece, Broel Museum, Kortrijk
  9. MAK, curated by Michael Ned Holte, Schindler House, Los Angeles
  10. Sweet Gongs Vibrating, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego

2015

  1. Wunderkammer, Pitzer College Art Galleries, Claremont
  2. By This River, curated by Michael Solway, Weston Art Gallery, Cincinnati
  3. 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

2014

  1. First International Biennial of Contemporary Art of Cartagena de Indias #1: Cartagena, Cartagena de Indias
  2. Left Coast: Recent Acquisitions of Contemporary Art, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara
  3. Reverb!, curated by Max Presneill, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance
  4. Portraits of the Gardens, Stuart Haaga Gallery, Descanso Gardens, La Caada Flintridge

2013

  1. In the Sance Room: Acquisition Highlights from 2003-2013, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego
  2. Heroes, Carter & Citizen, Los Angeles
  3. LINES + SPACES, curated by John Yau, Joseloff Gallery, West Hartford
  4. Observer Effect, Gallery 400, University of Illinois, Chicago
  5. Things He Would Like, Gallery e/Static, Torino

2012

  1. Silence, The Menil Collection, Houston. Traveled to: Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley
  2. Purepresence Presents: Parisonic Room, La Gaite Lyrique, Pairs
  3. Finale, Inglewood Main Library, Inglewood
  4. Soundworks, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
  5. Forte Piano: the Shapes of Sound, Parco de la Musica, Auditorium, Rome
  6. Sound Art: Sound as a Medium of Art, ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe

2011

  1. With Hidden Noise, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen
  2. An Exchange eith Sol Lewitt, Cabinet, New York
  3. Absence/Presence: Contemporary Abstraction, University Art Gallery, Sonoma State University, Sonoma
  4. Summer Group Sculpture Show, CRG Gallery, New York
  5. In and Outside: Writing, Voorkamer, Lier
  6. Time Again, Sculpture Center, New York
  7. Game Theory, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle
  8. Worlds, Williamson Gallery, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena

2010

  1. ARTe SONoro, curated by Jose Manuel Costa, La Casa Encendida, Madrid
  2. Ear to the Page, curated by Alan Light and James Hoff, Center for Book Arts, New York
  3. Re-Sound, Hunt Gallery, Webster University, St. Louis
  4. Sound in Space, Martin Art Gallery, Muhlenberg College, Allentown
  5. The Drawing Machines, Galleria Gregor Podnar, Berlin
  6. The Hendersons Will Be There, BravinLee Programs, New York
  7. Inaugural Group Exhibition, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City

2009

  1. All Time Greatest, Kitty Chester Series of Curator’s Laboratory Project; The Fellows of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
  2. Abstract Alchemists: Chris Martin, Andrew Masullo, and Steve Roden, Heather James Fine Art, Palm Desert
  3. Cartographic Imagination: Mapping in Contemporary California Art, San Francisco State University, Fine Arts Gallery, San Francisco
  4. Bivouac, curated by Fionn Meade, Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia
  5. Heart in Heart, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens
  6. Hidden City, various sites, Peregrine Arts, Philadelphia

2008

  1. at the Brewery Project: 1993-2007: the Finale, The Armory Gallery, Pasadena
  2. Selections from the Permanent Collection, EMST National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens
  3. L.A. Now, curated by David Pagel, Las Vegas Art Museum, Las Vegas
  4. L.A. Paint, curated by Philip Linhares The Oakland Museum of California, Oakland
  5. Perspectives 163: Every Sound You Can Imagine, curated by Toby Kamps and Christopher Cox The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston Traveled to: New Langton Arts, San Francisco
  6. Marfa Sessions, curated by Regine Basha & the Relay Project, Marfa Ballroom and Various Sites, Marfa
  7. Happy New Ears, curated by Joost Fonteyne Kortrijk
  8. Southern California Painting, curated by Phil Linares, Oakland Museum
  9. (dis)concert “sound objects”, Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles
  10. Some Paintings: The Third (2007) LA Weekly Annual Biennial, curated by Doug Harvey, Track 16, Santa Monica
  11. Before and After Science, curated by Michael Ned Holte, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles

2007

  1. Mercosur Biennial, Porto Allegre
  2. Sleppet (part of Grieg ’07), curated by Jorgen Larsen, Bergen, Norway, traveling to Oslo
  3. soundwaves, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla
  4. between thought and sound, curated by Debra Singer and Matthew Lyons, The Kitchen, New York
  5. Reverberations: Steve Roden & Stephen Vitiello, curated by Regine Basha, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin
  6. decoupage (f d), Blank, Torino
  7. Open End, Kinkead Contemporary, Los Angeles
  8. Kit Bashing, Western Bridge, Seattle
  9. invisible. Other, curated by TJ Norris, New American Art Union, Portland

2006

  1. The Grand Promenande, curated by Anna Kafetsi, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens
  2. Eco E Narciso, curated by Danieal Cascella and Rebecca De Marchi, Museum of Modern Architecture (MaAm), Ivrea
  3. Draw A Line, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Hollywood
  4. (Keep Feeling) Fascination: Recent Abstract Painting in Los Angeles, Luckman Fine Arts Gallery, California State University Los Angeles, Los Angeles
  5. Space is the Place, 2005 Independent Curators International, curated by Alex Baker and Toby Kamps. Traveled to: Institute of Contemporary Art, Portland; Cranbrook Museum, Bloomfield Hill; Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek; Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale; Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Cincinnati; The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers
  6. Intersections, Emily Davis Gallery, University of Akron
  7. Cityscapes, ARCO, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Madrid
  8. Otis / LA, Nine Decades of Los Angeles Art, Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles
  9. Immodesty, Another Year in LA, curated by Linda Day, Los Angeles

2005

  1. Sculturra Liggera / Light Sculpture, curated by Simone Menegoi, 503 Mulino, Vicenza
  2. COLA, City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Award, Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles
  3. Park Sounds, Serpentine Gallery, London
  4. EN/OF Editions, Printed Matter, New York
  5. In the Abstract, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica
  6. Percussion Music, Solway Jones Gallery, Los Angeles
  7. Artists Select Artists, Kustera Tilton Gallery, New York
  8. I10, McClean Gallery, Houston
  9. je ne regrette rien, Studio la Citta, Verona
  10. Wordplay, Julie Saul Gallery, New York
  11. In Resonance, curated by Fionn Meade and Robert Millis, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle
  12. sounds like drawing, curated by Anthony Huberman, The Drawing Room, London

2004

  1. Listen, curated by Boris Tissot, Pompidou Center, Paris
  2. Specific Objects: The Minimalist Influence, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla
  3. Treble, curated by Regine Basha, The Sculpture Center, New York
  4. Painting Now, The Tang Teaching Museum at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs
  5. The Sound of Place / The Place of Sound, Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Ketchum
  6. southwestNET: PHX/LA, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale

2003

  1. audiolab 2, Centre George Pompidou Museum, Paris
  2. Painting by Letters, curated by Eve Wood, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles
  3. Graphic Eloquence, curated by Francis Colpitt, UTSA Satellite Space, San Antonio
  4. Before and After Sound, e/Static Gallery, Torino
  5. Transmission, curated by Steve Peters, Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque

2002

  1. Resonance 2, Stadtgalerie, Saarbrucken
  2. 25th anniversary selections exhibition, The Drawing Center
  3. New Works / New Spaces, curated by Jay Belloli, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena
  4. Liminal Spaces, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, New York
  5. LA Freewaves, Mario’s Furniture, Los Angeles, citywide media festival

2001

  1. In Between Outdoors, MAK Center for Art & Architecture, Los Angeles
  2. Snapshot, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA & Miami MOCA, Miami
  3. Cross-Cuts, Ben Maltz Gallery, Otis College of Art & Design, Los Angeles
  4. 6 Degrees: Art in the Libraries, Hollywood Regional Branch LA Public Library, Los Angeles
  5. Between Representation, curated by Doug Harvey, INMO Gallery, Los Angeles

2000

  1. Break Step, INMO Gallery, Los Angeles
  2. En Red O, Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona
  3. Exquisitely Wrought, curated by John O’Brien, The Brewery Project, Los Angeles
  4. The Other Side of Zero, Video Positive Festival, Tate Gallery Liverpool

1999

  1. Fall Selections 99, The Drawing Center, New York
  2. Motion Studies, Kunsthallen Brandts Klaedefabrik, Odense
  3. Sig Alert, curated by John Spiak, ASU Art Museum, Tempe
  4. Painting…, curated by Habib Khederyer, Post, Los Angeles

1998

  1. Sound, Refusalon, curated by Jennifer Hope Davy, San Francisco
  2. ISEA 98, various sites, Liverpool
  3. Open Container, curated by David Hunt, Refusalon, San Francisco
  4. Viaggiatori, Palazzo Dei Consoli, Gubbio
  5. The House Was Quiet…, site specific installation, Senkoji Temple, Osaka
  6. Sound Pictures, Komaba Ryo Gallery, Tokyo University, Tokyo

1997

  1. Parallels, Kunstalle Grassi-Museum, Leipzig
  2. Allegorical Re/Visions, curated by Noel Karten & Ruth Weisberg, Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles

1996

  1. Tangles, Otis College of Art & Design, Los Angeles
  2. Currents in Abstraction, Ikon Ltd/Fine Art, Los Angeles
  3. Triennial Sofia ’96 Exhibition of Painting, Art Gallery of the Union of Bulgarian Artists, Sofia
  4. Dal ‘Campo d’Obsservazione’ to ‘The Brewery’, Palazzo Ducale, Gubbio

1994

  1. Transtextualism, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica
  2. Far Bazzar, The Brewery, Los Angeles

1993

  1. Peculiar Paintings, Woodbury College, Burbank
  2. Germinal Notations, Food House, Santa Monica

1992

  1. FAR Bazzar, The Old Federal Reserve Building, Los Angeles