Steve Roden

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

  • Steve Roden, “A Year Without Painting”, Solo Exhibition, Susanne Vielmetter LA projects, Los Angeles
  • These Carnation Defy Language (two person show w/ Alexandra Grant), Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA 
  • almond horizon, biola university, green gallery, la mirada, california
  • rag-picker, Susanne vielmetter LA projects, culver city, ca 
  • rag-picker, CRG gallery, New York, NY
  • jenny perlin and Steve Roden, reinberger galleries, Cleveland institute of art, oh
  • the spaces contained in each, st. cornelius chapel, governor’s island, NY, (with stephen vitiello)
  • Bells, Shells, Steps and Silences, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions
  • Some Small Fires, Run Run Shaw Creative Media Center, City University of Hong Kong
  • Notations, Marxhausen Gallery of Art, Concordia University, Nebraska
  • Rag Picking, Singuhr Hoergalerie at Meinblau Kunsthaus, Berlin, Germany
  • A Song Without Words / A Music Without Sound, Le Bon Acceuil, Rennes France
  • Rag Picking (v.2), Chapel St. Joseph, Montfort Su Meu, France
  • Stone’s Throw, Susanne Vielmetter LA projects, Los Angeles, CA
  • Steve Roden / In Between: A 20 Year Survey, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
  • When words become forms, Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, CA
  • Blinking Lights at Night, Phonebox at IMO projects, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Los Angeles, CA
  • To These Four Horizons, Geluidpost/ Lokaal01, Breda, the Netherlands
  • Susanne Vielmetter Berlin Projects, Berlin, Germany
  • Reverberations: Steve Roden & Stephen Vitiello, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin, TX
  • Lines & Spaces, Susanne Vielmetter Projects, Los Angeles, CA
  • Studio La Citta, Verona, Italy
  • Day Ring / Night Ring, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA, site specific installation
  • Recent Monotypes, Aurobora Press, San Francisco, CA
  • Seam Arks, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY
  • Seamarks, San Francisco Art Institute Mcbean Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Transmissions from Space, Fresno Metropolitan Museum of Art and Science, Fresno, CA
  • Susanne Vielmetter Projects, Los Angeles, CA
  • Ear(TH), Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
  • Cups into Clouds, Songs into Rain, Gallery E/Static, Torino, Italy
  • Elevator Music: Stills (for Guru Dutt), Tang Museum at Skidmore College, NY
  • Susanne Vielmetter Projects, Los Angeles, CA
  • The Another Silent Green World, Pomona College Museum of Art, Pomona, CA
  • The Surface of the Moon, Suyama Space, Seattle, WA
  • Chamber Music, Jack Straw New Media Gallery, Seattle, WA
  • Light Forms, Singuhr – Hörgalerie in Parochial, Berlin
  • A Year of Skies, E/Static, Torino, Italy
  • Some Reconstructions of Wandering & Inner Space, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
  • Mir/We Need to Say Goodbye, Studio Five Beekman, New York, NY
  • Reading Without Reading/ Within, Podewil, Berlin, Germany
  • The Anatomy of Touch/The Alchemy of the Verb, JennJoy Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Landscape, Mendenhall Art Gallery, Whittier College, Whittier, CA
  • Translations & Articulations, Griffin Contemporary Exhibitions, Venice, CA
  • Any. Thing. Made., Griffin Contemporary Exhibitions, Venice, CA
  • Gallery Earthvision, Tokyo, Japan
  • Gallerie OU’, Osaka, Japan
  • Griffin Linton Contemporary Exhibitions, Costa Mesa, CA
  • Kaibundo Gallery, Kobe, Japan
  • James Turcotte Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions:

  • plus one, traywick contemporary, berkeley, california
  • synaesthesia, 5 car garage, los angeles
  • chris oliveria, william basinski, steve roden, volume Los angeles
  • sweet gongs vibrating, san diego art institute, balboa park, san diego
  • extra-ordinary things, green gallery, biola university, la mirada, ca
  • Alte Post, Dominikanerbastei, 1010 Vienna,  parallel, vienna
  • by this river, weston art gallery, cincinnati ohio, curated by michael solway
  • with hidden noise, usf contemporary art museum, university of south florida; alyce de roulet williamson gallery, pasadena california; henry art gallery, university of washington; wave hill, bronx new york; aspen art museum, aspen, colorado; mada gallery, victoria australia, curated by stephen vitiello
  • The Recorder Was Left On, Or The Closer I Get To The End The More I Rewrite The Beginning, Curated by Suzy Halajian, at LACA – Los Angeles Contemporary Archive.
  • portraits of the garden, haaga gallery, desconso gardens, la canada, ca
  •  Reverb, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, Ca
  • Silence, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
  • Observer Effect, Gallery 400, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
  • Things he would like, e/Static Gallery, Torino, Italy
  • Lines and Spaces, Joseloff Gallery, University of Connecticut, Hartford, CT
  • Silence, The Menil Collection, Houston, TX, travels to Berkeley Art Museum
  • Soundworks, ICA (institute of contemporary arts), London, UK
  • Forte Piano: The Shapes of Sound, Parco De La Musica, Auditorium, Rome, Italy
  • Sound Art: Sound as a Medium of Art, ZKM, karlsruhe, Germany
  • Time Again, Sculpture Center, New York
  • An Exchange With Sol Lewitt, Cabinet, New York
  • Summer Sculpture, CRG Gallery, New York
  • With Hidden Noise, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, Colorado
  • In and Outside: Writing, Voorkamer, Lier, Belgium
  • Worlds, Williamson Gallery, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
  • ARTe SONoro, La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain
  • Ear to the Page, Center for Book Arts, New York, NY
  • Cimento Dell’armonia e Dell’invenzione: or The Drawing Machine, Gallerija Gregor Podnar, Berlin
  • Sound in Space, Martin Art Gallery, Muhlenberg College, Allentown PA
  • Heart in Heart, National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST), Athens, Greece
  • Hidden City, Perigrine Arts, various historical sites, Philadelphia, PA
  • H(ear)XL, Kunsten Centrum Signe, Heerlen, Netherlands
  • Music for a Long Time, e/static, Torino, Italy
  • Every Sound You Can Imagine, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA
  • Selections from the Permanent Collection, National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST) Athens, Greece
  • The Marfa Sessions, Marfa Ballroom and Various Sites, Marfa, Texas
  • LA Now, Las Vegas Art Museum, Las Vegas, NV
  • Some Paintings: The 3rd LA Weekly Annual Biennial, Track 16, Los Angeles, CA
  • Before and After Science, Richard Telles Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • Test Tone – Sound and Image, Musikhuset Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
  • Happy New Ears, various sites, Kortrijk, Belgium
  • L.A. Paint, Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland, CA
  • Perspectives 163: Every Sound You Can Imagine, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX
  • Bivuac, Neiman Center Gallery, Columbia University, NY
  • Mercosur Biennial, Porto Alegre, Brazil
  • Sleppet (part of Grieg 07), Bergen, Norway, travels to Oslo, Norway
  • Soundwaves, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego (MCASD), La Jolla, CA
  • Between Thought and Sound, the Kitchen, NY
  • Kit Bashing, Western Bridge, Seattle, WA
  • The Grand Promenade, National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST), Athens, Greece
  • Eco E Narciso, Museum of Modern Architecture (MaAM), Ivrea, Italy
  • Draw a Line, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE), Los Angeles
  • (Keep Feeling) Fascination-Recent Abstract Painting in Los Angeles, Luckman Gallery, Cal State LA
  • Space is the Place: Contemporary Art and Space Travel, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI;
  •         Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Arizona; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts,
  •         Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Contemporary Arts The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York
  • Sculturra Liggera /  Light Sculpture, 503 mulino, Vincenza Italy
  • COLA, City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Award, Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles
  • En/Of Editions, Printed Matter, NY
  • Percussion Music, Solway Jones Gallery, Los Angeles
  • Je Ne Regrette Rien, Studio la Citta, Verona Italy
  • Wordplay, Julie Saul Gallery, NY
  • Sounds Like Drawing, The Drawing Room, London
  • Listen, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
  • Treble, The Sculpture Center, New York, NY
  • Specific Objects, The Minimalist Influence, Museum Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, CA
  • Painting Now, Tang Museum at Skidmore College, NY
  • Audiolab 2, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
  • Before and After Sound, e/Static, Torino, Italy
  • Resonance 2, Stadt Galerie, Saarbrucken, Germany
  • New Works / New Spaces, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
  • Liminal Spaces, Center for Curatorial Studies Museum, Bard College, NY
  • In  Between Outdoors, MAK center for art & architecture, Los Angeles, CA
  • Resynthesis, Betty Rymer Gallery, Chicago, IL
  • Snapshot (New Art From Los Angeles) , UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
  •         traveled to: Miami MOCA, Miami Florida
  • En Red O 2000, Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Spain
  • 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
  • Sound, Refusalon, San Francisco, CA
  • ISEA 98, International Symposium on Electronic Art, various sites, Liverpool, UK
  • Ear Ink, Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center, Venice, CA 
  • Parallels, Kunstalle Grassi-Museum, Leipzig, Germany
  • Allegorical Re/Visions, Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • Tangles, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
  • Triennial Sofia ’96 Exhibition of Painting, Art Gallery of the Union of Bulgarian Artists, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Dal ‘Campo d’Obsservazione’ to ‘The Brewery’, Palazio Ducale, Gubbio, Italy
  • Germinal Notations, Food House, Santa Monica, CA
  • FAR Bazzar, The Old Federal Reserve Building, Los Angeles, CA
  • Group Show, James Turcotte Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, December and March

Selected Performances, Installations, Events & Screenings:

  • live improvised soundtrack to a film by stas orlovski, young projects, los angeles
  • hidden voices: reading w/ video, for project art writing, at aarhus, litteraturecenter, copenhagen, curated by daniela cascella
  • Resonant Forms, 4 day Festival, at LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Art), Hollywood, CA
  • Los Angeles Contemporary Archive, Los Angeles, CA, performances by Yann Novak and Steve Roden
  • re:sound presents touch: co-presented by 23five incorporated and touch, Mare Island, vallejo, california
  • nomadic streams: festival of ambient music, Vancouver Canada
  • sound performance with mem 1 at the pasadena museum of california art
  • DubLab live 2 hour DJ set for dublab Benefit
  • steve roden and stephen vitiello, strasbourg museum of art, france; and eclats, bordeaux
  • rabble at machine project, hollywood california
  • Frederick Hammersley, LA Louver Gallery, Los Angeles, panel discussion
  • Ghosts of Public Spaces, Suoni Per Il Popolo, Montreal, Canada, performance & artist talk
  • As Is They Were Not There, Rothko Chappel, Houston Texas, performance w/ Stephen Vitiello
  • Sequences & Scores (A Survey of Early Film Works), Filmforum, Egyptian Theater, Hollywood, screening
  • Steve Roden & Lawrence English, LACE, Hollywood, performance
  • A Slow Unraveling, Human Resources, Los Angeles, performance
  • 365 X 433, Pomona College Museum of Art, John Cage Centennial, reading
  • Tiny Bells and Other Things, Fur Julius, Hamburger Banhof Museum, Berlin, Germany, performance
  • John Cage’s Cartridge Music, with Mark Trayle, Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA, performance
  • Brick + Mortar International Video Art Festival, Greenfield, MA, screening
  • Performance, Cafe Oto, London UK
  • Steve Roden and Rob Millis, The Stone, New York, performance
  • Strange Attractor, Crawford Gallery, Cork, Ireland, 4 hour collaborative performance
  • Polytopes, The Architecture of Soundscapes (conference), Sci-Arc, Los Angeles, CA, performance
  • Volume at LACE, Steve Roden, Ezekiel Honig, The Infinite Body, Los Angeles, CA, performance
  • Midnight Concert, Trinity Church, San Jose, CA, part of 01SJ festival
  • un pierre, des arcs et des orielles, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, web based soundwork
  • CEAIT Festival, Redcat, Los Angeles, CA, performance
  • Glow, Santa Monica beach, Santa Monica, CA, one night event – site specific film installation
  • Doug Aitken Happening, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, performance
  • Lange Nacht fur Terry Fox, Kunst Station St. Peter, Cologne, Germany, commissioned soundwork
  • Sound at the Schindler House, MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles, CA, performance
  • Steve Roden and Loren Chasse, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA, performance
  • 18 Happenings in 6 Parts, LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions), Hollywood, CA, director and
  •         performer of re-invention of Kaprow’s 1959 piece in conjunction with MOCA’s kaprow retrospective;
  •         with michael ned holte, simone forti, rae shaolan-blum, flora weigmann, carol stakenas, steve irvin
  • Amongst the Cubes, Chinati Foundation, Marfa, TX, site specific performance with Stephen Vitiello
  • A Live Reading/Performance of the Texts of Lawrence Weiner, Beyond Baroque, Venice, CA
  • A Strange and Wonderful Sound Filled the Room, Resonance FM, London UK, radio piece
  • Dark Over Light Earth, MOCA at Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA, site specific sound installation
  • International Film Festival Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, screening
  • Restless Brilliance, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA,, performance
  • everything else and/or nothing at all, La Casa Encenida arts centre, Madrid, screening
  • Simone Forti, Steve Roden, Anne Tardos, Beyond Baroque, Venice, CA, readings and sound performance
  • Sonic Focus Conference, Brown University, Rhode Island, presentation
  • Tribute to the Life and Work of Nam June Paik, Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), Los Angeles,
  •         CA, sound performance using a remade paik sculpture called “primitive music”
  • San Francisco Electronic Music Festival, San Francisco, CA, performance
  • Sounding Architecture, Serpentine Gallery, London, performance
  • Soundwalk, sound festival, various sites, Long Beach, Ca, installation
  • Suite in Parochial, Singuhr – Hörgalerie in Parochial, Berlin, performance w/ Frank Bretschneider
  • KYTN, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee Scotland, film screening & performance
  • Beyond Music Festival, Beyond Baroque, Venice, Ca, installation
  • Possible Landscape, MIT university, Boston, MA, performance
  • Possible Landscape, Bard College, New York, Performance
  • house of waterproof paper, 3 Nights of Fluxus, Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA, performance
  • Bell Forms, Stadt Galerie, Saarbrucken, Germany, performance
  • Extrapool, Nijmegen, Holland, performance w/Jason Kahn
  • Beyond Noise , Conference, UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA , sound installation
  • Japan tour: Osaka Municipal Art Center, Tokyo Mushashino University, Tokyo Gallery 360, Tokyo Deluxe,
  •         Yokohama Sagamihara Temple, Kyoto Seika University, performances and lectures
  • Flight Pattern, Podewil, Berlin, Germany, performance
  • Touch Tones, Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA, Film Screening, screening
  • Possible Landscape NY, Tonic, NYC, performance
  • Architeturra, Walker Art Center, sound performance with images by filmaker Iara Lee
  • Water Temple, Brazil performance tour: Centro Brasileiro Britânico, São Paulo; Museu de Arte da
  •         Pampulha, Belo Horizonte; Nação Pernambuco, Brasilia
  • Unfolding Resonance, Hayward Gallery London, event for exhibition Sonic Boom, w/ Val Bertoia
  • Light Structures, Cinema Nova Brussels, film screening and live sound performance
  • Interference, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, performance
  • Heizlufter, Sampling Rage Festival, Berlin, Germany, sound installation and performance
  • Observatory (gazing out the window), Beyond Music Festival, Beyond Baroque, Venice, CA, installation
  • Helios Flying, REV, ISEA 98, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool UK, performance
  • Hysteria, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA, video installation, collaboration w/ Doug Aitken
  • Activatong the Medium Sound Art Festival, Cuesta College, San Louis Obispo, CA, performance
  • SoundWork: Tokyo (Uplink), Osaka (Senkouji Temple), Matsuyama (Sound Gallery), performances
  • Cloud Moving, ICA (Institute of Contemporary Arts), London, performance
  • Enclosures, Festival Musique Ultimes’, Dijon, France, performance
  • Somnia, Ducal Palace, Gubbio, Italy, performance w/John O’Brien & Toti Mercadante
  • Communicating Vessels, Interzone One: New Music Festival, Osaka, Japan, performance
  • Ippirati, Skuc Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia, performance w/ John O’Brien & Toti Mercadante
  • Worlets, Anomalous, Whittier, CA, performance
  • Asphalt Opera #9, Zenko Temple, Osaka, Japan, w/Japanese theatre group Replicant
  • Phonogrophy, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE), performance
  • Fireworks: Fandango’s, Osaka; Stage Senin, Sayama; Theatre Poo, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan, performance
  • Quartet for Ants, Electronic Cafe, Santa Monica, CA, Live Transmission to San Francisco, Canada, & the Arctic Circle
  • Secular Score, Part of KoDoMo Micro-Opera, Japan America Theatre, Los Angeles

Selected Solo Audio Publications: see discography

Selected Press:

  • critics choice, “with cardboard tape and hands, steve roden paints a year without painting”, at susanne vielmetter LA projects, february 19,
         los angeles times, david pagel
  • courtney yoshimura, Steve Roden: 500 words, website
  • holly myers, mesmerizing, Los Angeles times, August 31
  • leslie williamson, people watching, T Magazine, new york times blog, august
  • mathew blackwell, 2001: forms of paper, tiny mixtapes, blog
  • sharon mizota, the quixotic videos of steve roden, kcet artbound, website
  • molly sheridan, Sounds Heard, New music box, website
  • spencer grady, ghostlands, record collector, UK
  • Steve Roden, I Listen to the Wind That Obliterates My Traces, Dust to DIgital, 250 pages, 2 x CD
  • Roberta Smith, Time Again, New York, Times, July 7
  • Joanna Fiduccia, Steve Roden, Artforum Pick, Artforum Website
  • Jorie FInkel, It Moves Me, Los Angeles Times, March 16, page D3
  • Caleb Kelly editor, Sound: Documents of Contemporary Art, MIT Press / Whitechappel Gallery, includes Active Listening,
  • Steve Roden, Harmonie in der Stille, MusikTexte 128, pp:59-60, Germany
  • ArtScene: Special Newsletter, This Year’s Top Ten, ArtScene, December 30
  • Tyler Green, Steve Roden Emerges Ready for Prime Time, Modern Art Notes (web), January 14
  • Tyler Green, Steve Roden Matures into a Significant Painter, Modern Art Notes (web), January 26
  • Bill Meyer, You Are What You Collect, Chicago Reader, August 18*
  • Josh Kun, Sing Memory, The American Prospect, September*
  • Randall Roberts, Artist Steve Roden Blends Old Photos,Recordings on New CD, Los Angeles Times, July 31
  • David Toop, Print Run: I Listen to the Wind…, The Wire, UK, August*
  • Jeffrey Head, Steve Roden, No Wood, No Nails, Princeton Architectural Press, Preface
  • andy battaglia, an unorthodox collage, the national, usa
  • Christopher Knight, Exhibitions: Best of 2010, Los Angeles Times
  • Michael Ned Holte, Best of 2010, Artforum Magazine, December
  • Howard Fox, Steve Roden / In Between, exhibition Catalog w/ CD [reproductions]
  • Michael Ned Holte, Rebecca McGrew, Steve Roden, When Words Become Forms, exhibition catalog
  • Christopher Knight, Enigmatic, Los Angeles Times, pp. D1, D9, [reproductions]
  • Holly Myers, Steve Roden: Breaking the Rules of Art, Los Angeles Times, September 5, [reproductions]
  • Bill Lasarow, The Revolution Ended. Long Live the Revolution, Huffington Post, October 14, [reproductions]
  • Doug Harvey, Unfinished Symphony, LA Weekly, September 9 [reproductions]
  • Steve Roden, Proximities, Chinati Foundation Newsletter, vol 15, pp. 90-93, [reproductions]
  • Jose Manual Costa, Arte Sonoro, Exit Express, Spain, October, pp. 18-3 , [reproductions]
  • Josef Woodard, This Sonic Plot is Soothingly Surreal, LA TIMES, July 28, D3
  • Deborah Singer, Alex Waterman, Matthew Lyons, Between Thought and Sound, the Kitchen, NY
  • Theresa Sauer, Notations 21, Mark Batty Publisher, NY [reproductions]
  • Christopher Miles, Steve Roden at Susanne Vielmetter, Artforum Magazine, October 2008, [reproduction]
  • Doug Harvey, Steve Roden / (Dis)concert, The Magazine, September, pp: cover, pg. 50  [reproduction]
  • Lyra Kilston, Working Practice, Modern Painters, February, pp: 112, [reproductions]
  • Holly Myers, Steve Roden, an Artist’s Artist, With Considerable Appeal, Los Angeles Times, June 27 [reproduction]
  • Gabriel Perez-Barreiro, 6a Biena do Mercosul – Zona Franca, exhibition catalog [reproductions]
  • Kate Taylor, Seeing a Symphony on a Grid, The New York Sun, pp. front page [reproduction] & 15
  • Stephanie Hanor, Soundwaves: The Art of Sampling, exhibition catalog, 20 pages, [reproduction]
  • Alan Licht, Sound Art, Rizzoli books, USA, hardcover book w/ CD [reproductions – track on CD]
  • Kate Green, Reviews: Steve Roden and Stephen Vitiello, Modern Painters, December, pp. 95
  • Jorgen Larsson, Sleppet, Grieg 07, Norway, exhibition catalog, 62 pages [reproductions]
  • Christina Kubisch, Best of 2006, Artforum Magazine, December, 2006
  • Michael Ned Holte, Sound, paintings, and process; Alexander Graham Bell, kites, and a grandmother’s attic,
  • Frieze Magazine, November – December, 2006, pp. 145 [reproductions]
  • Nate Lippens, Roden gives the passage of time an amazing aural quality, Seattle Post-Intelligencer,
  •         September 29, 2006 [reproduction]
  • Fionn Meade, Editor’s Choice: Art, BOMB magazine, fall, pp: 16 [reproductions]
  • Fionn Meade, Sounding Architecture, NYFA Perspectives on the Arts, website  [reproductions]
  • David Pagel, Found in Translation, Los Angeles Times, March 17 [reproduction]
  • Valerio Deho, Steve Roden Retrieved in Translation, Studio La Citta, Verona Italy, exhibition catalog,
  •         14 pages [reproductions]
  • Daniela Cascella and Rebecca de Marchi, Eco E Narciso Presenze Sonore, Provincia di Torino, Italy,
  •         catalog of exhibition, 34 pages w/ audio CD
  • Stephen Vitiello, Best of 2005, Artforum, December, pp: 74 [reproduction]
  • Steve Roden, Inner Sleeve, The Wire, UK, August, pp. 83 [reproduction]                
  • _____, Seamarks, San Francisco Art Institute, exhibition catalog, 36 pages, [reproductions]
  • Susanneh Bieber, Steve Roden Transmissions from Space, Fresno Metropolitan Museum, exhibition
  •         brochure, 6 pages, [reproductions]                            
  • Laura Richard Janku, 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
  • Christoph Cox, Treble, Artforum, September, USA, pp: 262 [reproduction]
  • Michael Ned Holte, Steve Roden,, Picks, July, [reproduction]
  • David Pagel, A Lively Intellect That Bucks the System, Los Angeles Times, July 23, pp: E27 [reproduction]
  • Elisabetta Tolsano, Steven Roden, Flash Art, August – September, Italy, pp: 142 [reproduction]
  • Chiara Bertola, Steve Roden, Tema Celeste, no. 105, Italy, pp: 135 [reproduction]
  • ear(th), exhibition catalog w/ essays by Stephen Nowlin, AnnMarie Thomas, Mark Simons, Steve Roden,
  •         20 pages w/ audio CD, Art Center College of Design & City of Pasadena Cultural Affairs Dept.
  • Till Kniola, Steve Roden, Auf Abwegen, #34, Germany, pp: 28 [reproduction]
  • Charles Labelle, Steve Roden at Susanne Vielmetter and Pomona College Museum of Art, Frieze, May, UK,
  •         pp. 93 – 94 [reproductions]
  • Christopher Knight, Smaller, More Creative, Los Angeles Times, December 21, USA, pp: E45  & 53
  • Eve Wood, Reviews, Artweek, October, USA, pp. 22 – 23
  • The Surface of the Moon, Exhibition Brochure, Suyama Space, essays by Beth Sellars and Daniela  Cascella,
  •         6 pages [reproductions]
  • Bernd Schulz editor, Resonances, Aspects of Sound Art, Kehrer Verlag, 175 pages w/ CD [reproductions]
  • Christopher Knight, Encoded Creations, Los Angeles Times, January 27, pp. E3 [reproductions]
  • Christoph Cox, Case Sensitive, The Wire, March, UK, pp. 28 – 31 [reproductions]
  • Kristian Kofoed, The Sound of Art, Artweek, October, usa, pp. 12 & 29 [reproductions]
  • Peter Frank, Art Pick of the Week, LA Weekly, January 24, pp. 120
  • The Another Silent Green World, Exhibition Catalog, Pomona College Museum of Art, Essays by Steve
  •         Roden and Rebecca Mcgrew, 16 pages, [reproductions]
  • Michael Raphael, Microsound, Studio 360, February 7, USA, Radio Program
  • Guido Curto, Steve Roden e/Static, Flash Art, oct./nov., Italy  [reproductions]
  • Chiara Bertola, Steve Roden e/Static, Tema Celeste, sept. / oct., Italy, pp. 101 [reproductions]
  • Josef Woodard, Steve Roden at the Contemporary Arts Forum, Artweek, July/August , pp. 17 [reproductions]
  • Leander Kahney, Whisper the Sounds of Silence, Wired Magazine , May (website)
  • Some Reconstructions of Wandering and Inner Space, Exhibition Catalog, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts
  •         Forum, Essays by Meg Linton and Christoph Cox. 16 pages, [reproductions]
  • Doug Harvey, Chaos Theory & the Pleasure Principle, LA Weekly, June 7 – 13, pp.41 [reproductions]
  • Eric Fredericksen, Art of Noise, Architecture, May, pp.  31, [reproductions]
  • _____, BT Monthly Art Magazine, Vol. 54, no. 821, June, Japan, pp. 101, [reproductions]
  • Eleanor Welles, Steve Roden, Artscene, May, [reproduction]
  • Claudine Ise, Snapshot, Exhibition Catalog, Hammer Museum, CA, pp. 39 – 40 [reproductions]
  • Phillip Sherburne, Forms of Paper, The Wire, December 2001, UK, pp. 60 – 61
  • Louanne Greenwald, In Between Art & Architecture, Exhibition Catalog, Mak Center, Los Angeles, CA
  •         pp. 2 & 7 [reproduction]
  • David Pagel, Down to Earth and Eye Catching, LA Times, October 16, pp. F9
  • Denis Boyer, Steve Roden/In Be Tween Noise, Fear Drop, #7/ spring, France, pp. 10 – 15 [reproductions]
  • Daniella Cascella, Steve Roden, Blow Up, #22, Rome, pp. 66 – 69, 94 [reproductions]
  • Michel Henritzi, Steve Roden, Revue & Corrigee’, #44/June, France, pp. 16 -25 [reproductions]
  • M. Moniot, Art Reviews, San Francisco Chronicle, November 22, San Francisco, CA
  • Daniella Cascella, Costelazioni Sonore, Artel Contemporanei, no. 2, Italy, pp. 182 – 185 [reproductions]
  • Kenneth Goldsmith, Chair, Lamp, Splint, NY Press, volume 12, no. 36, NY, pp. 20
  • Steve Roden & Brandon Labelle editors, Site Of Sound , Smart Art Press / Errant bodies, Los Angeles, CA,
  •         178 pages & CD
  • Tyler Stallings, Steve Roden Translations & Articulations, Zing Magazine, Summer, pp. 160 [reprodutction]
  • Doug Harvey, Steve Roden, Art Issues, January/February, No. 51, pp. 44 [reproduction]
  • Ed Pinset, Into the Art Gallery, The Sound Projector, #3, UK, pp. 7
  • Noel Korten & Ruth Weisburg, Allegorical Re/Visions, Exhibition Catalog, Los Angeles Municipal Art
  •         Gallery, pp.6, 15, 18, 19
  • Translations & Articulations, Exhitbition Catalog, Griffin Contemporary Exhibitions, essays by Christopher
  •         Miles, Brandon Labelle, and Steve Roden 16 pages & compact disc [reproductions]
  • Rob Young, Lower Case Affinities: ID Battery & In Be Tween Noise, The Wire magazine, June,
  •         England, pp. 16 [reproduction]
  • Nigel Harris, In Be Tween Noise, Transcience web site,  Japan, re: NPIB-2 [reproduction]
  • —————-, Parallels, Art in Bulgaria,  Issue 38/40, pp. 12 – 15, [reproduction]
  • Peter Frank, Art Pick of the Week, LA Weekly, November 15-21, pp. 145 [reproduction]
  • Cathy Curtis, Seconds Please, LA Times OC Edition, January17, pp. F2 [reproduction]
  • Stefan Jaworzyn, Reviews, MFTQ magazine, England, re: NPIB-1
  • Cathy Curtis, Works Play With Dingbats, Decoration, LA Times OC Edition, October 12, pp. F2-F3
  •         [reproduction]
  • Christopher Miles, Viewer Response, Artweek, Volume XXV, No. 15, August 4, pp. 24 [reproduction]
  • __________, Asahi Shinbun Newspaper, Osaka, Japan, April 4, [reproduction]

Selected Grants, Awards, Residencies:

  • Robert Rauschenberg foundation residency, captiva florida
  • artist in residence, duke university, rubenstein library collections, duram north carolina
  • artist in residence at civitella rainieri, umbria, italy  
  • Harvestworks residency, with Stephen Vitiello, New York, NY
  • DAAD Research Fellowship at the Akademie der Kunste, Berlin
  • Grant to Artist Award, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, NY
  • Jack Straw, Artist In Residence Program, Seattle, WA
  • Chinati Foundation, Artist in Residence, Marfa, TX
  • Jentel Artist Residency, Banner, WY
  • California Community Foundation/Getty Foundation, Mid Career Artist Fellowship Grant
  • Nimoy Artist in Residency Grant, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
  • City of Los Angeles Cola Award
  • City of Pasadena Individual Artist Grant
  • California Arts Council Grant in visual arts
  • Théâtre du Point Aveugle, Marseille, France, residency
  • Engine 27, New York, NY, grant and residency
  • Extrapool, Nijmegen, Netherlands, residency with Jason Kahn
  • Durfee Foundation Grant

Selected Teaching, Conferences, Workshops, etc.

  • visiting artist, lecture and crits, biola university, la mirada, california
  • panel discussion w/ steve roden, christof migone, amanda cachia, san diego art institute, re: the exhibition, sweet gongs vibrating.
  • public conversation with artist steve roden and curator rebecca mcgrew for the la art fair
  • visiting artist at Kent state university, ohio, artist lecture and meetings with students
  • visiting artist at mills college, oakland california, lecture and studio visits with fine arts and music students
  • one year, adjunct professor of fine arts at claremont graduate school, pomona, ca
  • public lecture and conversation with critic david pagel and students from claremont graduate school, at susanne vielmetter LA gallery, los angeles
  • public conversation at the pasadena museum of california art with alexandra grant and getty interns.
  • public conversation with steve roden and neil greenberg, regarding the collaboration of the piece: “this”
  • public conversation with dan connely and steve roden at the santa barbara museum of art
  • public artist talk, at civitella rainieri, umbria, italy  
  • public conversation with stas orlovski and steve roden at the pasadena museum of california art, regarding orlovski’s animations and roden’s sound.
  • panel discussion at the torrance art museum, re: the exhibition “reverb”
  • visiting artist, otis art college of art and design, los angeles, w/ dani tull
  • visiting artist, crits & studio visits, cal state long beach
  • professor, passion for painting, art center college of design, pasadena CA
  • acoustic alchemy and data transmission, workshop, performance, artist lecture, brown university, providence, RI
  • professor, graduate seminar, cal state university, long beach, long beach, CA
  • visiting artist, studio visits, workshop, lecture, performance, concordia university, seward, NE
  • sound workshop, with lawrence english, LACE, los angeles
  • Professor, Graduate Seminar, Cal State Long Beach, CA
  • Site Specifics: a Sound Workshop, Sound Fjord, London
  • Professor, Fine Arts, Senior Studio, UCLA, University California Los Angeles, CA
  • workshop, Make it, Install it, Perform it: Listen, Eagle Rock Center for the Arts and SASSAS, Los Angeles, CA
  • Postopolis LA, Standard Hotel, Los Angeles, CA, conference, performance and artist talk
  • Senior Fine Arts: semester One on One, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
  • workshop: sound and vision, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, (MCASD), La Jolla, CA
  • Professor, Graduate Fine Arts, Claremont Graduate School, Pomona, CA
  • artist talk, Sonic Focus Conference, Brown University, Providence, RI
  • Professor, Junior Studio, Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA
  • Faculty, summer residency program, Painting’s Edge, Idyllwild Arts, CA
  • visiting artist, lecture, performance, Sun Valley Center for Arts, Sun Valley,ID
  • sound and drawing workshop for children, Santa Monica Museum of Art, CA
  • professor, honors undergrad seminar, University of California Santa Barbara, CA
  • professor graduate fine arts seminar, University of California Santa Barbara, CA
  • Professor, Visual Thinking, Paris summer Program Loyola Marymount University, Paris France.
  • Sound/Art/Music, workshop and performance, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


Master of Fine Arts, Art Center College of Design Pasadena, CA
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Otis Art Institute of Parsons School of Design, Los Angeles, CA
Parsons in Paris, France - one year program

Selected Public Collections:

  • The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA (LACMA)
  • The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA (MCASD)
  • The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA (MOCA)
  • The Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
  • The Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas, Austin, TX
  • The Palm Springs Museum, Palm Springs, CA
  • The Pomona College Museum of Art, Pomona, CA
  • The ASU University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
  • The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece (EMST)
  • The Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
  • weatherspoon art museum, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC