Aaron Sandnes

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Education

2007

MFA, Fine Arts, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

2003

BA, Studio Art       University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA.


Exhibitions

2015

THIS HOLLOWED GROUND, Kayne Griffin Corcoran Project Space, Los Angeles, CA (solo exhibition)

MANIFEST JUSTICE, 3741 S. La Brea Ave, Los Angeles, CA

THE SILENCE OF ORDINARY THINGS, The Mistake Room, Los Angeles, CA

PLAINLY TO PROPOUND, Gavlak Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

2014

BLESSED OBLIVION, Gavlak Palm Beach, Palm Beach, FL

OUT OF SIGHT, OUT OF MIND, Machine Projects, Los Angeles, CA

2013

KISS ME DEADLY, curated by Price Latimer Agah, Paradise Row, London, UK

2012

DESIRE ARMED, curated by Cesar Garcia, LA><ART, Los Angeles, CA (solo exhibition)

ARTISTS’ TOWER OF PROTEST, curated by Cesar Garcia, West Hollywood, CA

2011

ON FORGERY, curated by Lesley Moon and Andrew Berardini, LA><ART, Los Angeles, CA

2009

MARCO RIOS, AARON SANDNES, ROSHA YAGHMAI, Thomas Solomon Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

FROM A HILL, BLASTING!, Creative Artists Agency, Los Angeles, CA (solo exhibition)

2008

2008 CALIFORNIA BIENNIAL, curated by Lauri Firstenburg, Estación Tijuana, Tijuana, Mexico

CRIMINAL: ART & CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN AMERICA, curated by Sharon Bliss, Fine Arts Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2007

DON’T TORTURE THE ROTTEN DUCKLINGS, curated by Gean Moreno & Nicholas Frank, Inova/Kenilworth Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

SWAN SONGS, curated by Christopher Fitzpatrick, Photo Epicenter, San Francisco, CA

2006

LOST STREAMS: THE FIRST FRONTIER WAS THE WATER’S EDGE, Estación Tijuana, Tijuana, Mexico

IT WAS THE BLURST OF TIMES, Commerce St. Artist Warehouse, Houston, TX

2005

I’VE DONE THIS BEFORE, Slanguage, Wilmington, CA

BOUNDLESS, The Stenersen Museum, Oslo, Norway

2004

YANK, Andrea Bowers’ & Sam Durant’s Studio, Los Angeles, CA


Performances

2009

FLYING FALSE COLORS, Perform! Now!, Chung King Road in Chinatown, Los Angeles, CA


Selected Bibliography

2015

Williams, Maxwell. “Heroism and Anarchism Intertwined in the Work of Aaron Sandnes,” https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-heroism-and-anarchism-intertwined-in-the-work-of , September 24.

Varanian, Hrag. “Required Reading,” http:www.hyperallergic.com/178964/required-reading-202/, February 1.

2014

Hundley, Jessica. “The TV Exec and the Fresh L.A. Voice,” The Hollywood Reporter, December 12, 2014, Pg. 70

Cattelan, Maurizio and Ali Subotnick, “Maurizio Cattelan’s L.A. Art Tour, With a Stop at Jim

Carrey’s Painting Studio,” http://www.vulture.com/2014/12/maurizio-cattelan-and-ali-subotnick-on-la-art.html, December 11, 2014

Vankin, Deborha. “At the Edge of Feline Fun,” Los Angeles Times, August 20, 2014, Pg. D, D3

Perry, Barlo. “Anarchy in the Belle Époque: Aaron Sandnes and the Bonnot Gang,” PARIS, LA, Spring 2014, Issue #11, 2014, Pg. 46-52.

2012

Gilsdorf, Bean. “From Los Angeles: Desire Armed,” http://www.artpractical.com/review/desire_armed, December 7, 2012

2009

Bliss, Sharon. “Prison / Culture,” City Lights, San Francisco, 2009

Emerling, Susan. “Marco Rios, Aaron Sandnes, Rosha Yaghmai,” Artnews, October, 2009, Pg. 135

2008

Berardini, Andrew. “California Dreaming,” www.Artforum.com, November 4, 2008

Chang, Richard. “A Broader Biennial,” Orange County Register, October 26, 2008, Pg. 1,4

Firstenberg, Lauri. “2008 California Biennial,” Newport Beach, 2008

2006

Martinez, Daniel Joseph and David Levi Strauss. “Teaching After the End,” Art Journal, Vol. 64, No. 3, 2006, Pg. 28-45.

 

Public Talks & Workshops

2015

Sandnes’ Speed Shop: Patch In, K.A.M.P., Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

2013

Guest Lecture: Aaron Sandnes, Philosophy B, The Social Justice Humanitas Academy, Sylmar, CA

2012

Guest Lecture: Aaron Sandnes, Philosophy B Course, The Social Justice Humanitas Academy, Sylmar, CA

2009

CB08 Artists in Residence: Jedediah Caesar and Kara Tanaka in discussion with CB08 artists Daniel Joseph Martinez, Marco Rios and Aaron Sandnes, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA