Shiva Aliabadi

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EDUCATION:
2014 MFA Fine Arts, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
2005 MA English, Clark University, Worcester, MA
Thesis: “Mark Z. Danielewski’s House of Leaves: Derridean Play in the Poststructuralist and Image-Conscious Novel”
1999 BA English, Trinity College, Hartford, CT

AWARDS:
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

FELLOWSHIPS and RESIDENCIES:
2014 Fellow, Otis-Sandberg Residency Exchange Fellowship, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2014 Artist-in-Residence, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont
2013 Artist-in-Residence, Anderson Ranch, 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, Provincetown, MA

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
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

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016 Allusive Moment, MiM Gallery, Culver City, CA
2016 Doppelgänger, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
2016 Communards, Espace des Arts Sans Frontieres, Paris, France
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, Coachella Valley Arts Center, Indio, CA
2014 Itch, Scratch, Scar, Fellows of Contemporary Art (FOCA), Los Angeles, CA
2014 GLAMFA, California State University, Long Beach, CA
2014 Another Thing Coming, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, 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
2013 GLAMFA, California State University, Long Beach, CA
2013 Rare Treat, Space at 10455 Jefferson Blvd, Culver City, CA
2013 Forêt Intérieure, Participant in a project by Alexandra Grant, 18th Street Art Center, Santa Monica, CA
2013 Made in California, City of Brea Art Gallery, Brea, CA
2013 Snake Road, Bolsky Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA 2013 Doing Pennants, Fifth Floor Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2012 Other Skin, Studios at 10455 Jefferson Blvd, Culver City, CA
2012 Summer Group Show, TAG Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA 2012 Band of 16, 50 bucks Gallery, Pomona, CA

PUBLICATIONS AND PODCASTS:
ARTRA Curatorial. “Emergent Presence: Eight LA Artists You Should Know,” FABRIK, Issue 23, February, 2014. www.fabrik.la
Cadigan, Morgan. Interview, seeMag, Issue 2, Los Angeles, CA: seeMagazine, 2014. Dabkowski, Colin. “In Living Color, UB Explores Boundaries of Perception,” The Buffalo News.
October 19, 2015, www.buffalo.com
Kapon, Annetta. Proxy Gallery: 2013-2016. Los Angeles, CA: Annetta Kapon, 2016.
Knight, Christopher. “Object lessons at Torrance Art Museum’s ‘Another Thing Coming,” Los Angeles Times, September 8, 2014.
New American Paintings, No. 117 (2015), MFA Annual
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.
Osborne-Bartucca, Kristen, Interview, Contemporary Art Podcast, April 22, 2015. www.contemporaryartpodcast.com

CURA TORIAL:
2015 Uncanny, MuzeuMM Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2013 Rare Treat, Space at 10455 Jefferson Blvd, Culver City, CA
2011 Exchange, The Vortex Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2011 The Balancing Act: Theory and Practice Art Exhibit, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
2009 Sound Show, The Other Side Arts, Aurora, CO
2007 Floricanto, 3-Day Performance in April at Naropa University, Boulder, CO 2006 The Word in the Wall, Naropa University, Boulder, CO

CONFERENCES AND PANELS:
2011 The Balancing Act: Theory and Practice, Panel Discussion
Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
2005 International Conference on Storytelling and Cultural Identity, Brock University, Terceira, Azores
Paper: The Ghost Dance: Mythopoesis for Ethnic Survival
2005 3rd Annual Multidisciplinary Conference, Clark University, Worcester, MA
Paper: The Ghost Dance: Mythopoesis for Ethnic Survival
2004 2nd Annual Multidisciplinary Conference, March 2004, Clark University, Worcester, MA Paper: Contemporary Directions in Novel Narratology