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Nicholas Rodrigues

617-645-8863

1916 Silverlake Blvd

Los Angeles, CA 91355

www.nickrodrigues.com

nicksculptor@gmail.com    

 

Education

MFA- California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA 


BFA - Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA


Solo Exhibitions

2012

Cathexis Report- California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA


2007  

(HI) Human Interaction series - RHYS Gallery, Boston, MA

 

2002  

Public Vs. Private - Installation Station Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA

 

Selected Exhibitions

2017

psycopomp- Laband Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


Jizzie Lizzie- Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA

2016

Auto Umwelt- Part of Eureka -The New Children’s Museum, San Diego, CA

2014

The Departed- Distillery gallery - Boston, MA

2012

Blank Land - Torrence Art Museum -Torrence, CA


Making Dollars- Cambridge Innovation Center, Cambridge,MA


MMII (CalArts MFA Graduate Exhibition)- Curated by Catherine Taft- LA MART, Los Angeles, CA


2011

ART+TECH group show- California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA


Tompkins Projects West - Dan Graham Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


Building a wall- Concord Gallery-Los Angeles,CA


Chain Letter- Shoshana Wayne Gallery-Los Angeles,CA


Art Auction -Massachusetts college of art- Boston,MA

 

2010


The Cambridge Street Project” - CAC Gallery, Cambridge, MA


Art Auction -Massachusetts college of art- Boston, MA


2009

Sting 4 - The BEEHIVE, Boston, MA

 

2009

Child’s play-The New Children’s Museum, San Diego, CA

 

2008

En Mass - Boston Sculptors Gallery, Boston, MA

 

2008

Scope Art Fair - Basil, Switzerland

 

2008

Scope Art Fair - New York, NY

 

2007   

Scope Art Fair - Miami, FL

The Super Hero Project  - Mills Gallery, Boston, MA

 

2006

Art Showdown  - Art Interactive, Cambridge, MA

 

2005

Traffic - Exit Art Gallery, New York, NY

 

2003

Have and Have Not’s - Zeitgeist Gallery, Cambridge, MA


The Entertainment Show - The Jorge Hernandez Cultural Center, Boston, MA

 

Teaching


2004-2010- Director of Sculpture department at Artists for Humanity, Boston, MA

Technical Consulting and Fabrication(ongoing)


Casey Jane Ellison-Los Angeles, CA


Andrea Zittel- Joshua Tree, CA

Lizzie Fitch and Ryan Trecartin- Los Angeles, CA

Liz Toonkle- Los Angeles, CA


Liz Glyn- Los Angeles, CA


Laura Owens- Los Angeles, CA


California Institute of the Arts- Valencia, CA


MAK Center - Los Angeles, CA


Georgie Friedman -Boston, MA


Ben Sloat- Boston, MA


Murray Dewart- Brookline, MA


Commissions/Collaborations


2016

Design of "permission streak" installation for LIZZIE FITCH/RYAN TRECARTIN - Berlin Biennale- Berlin,De


Design and fabrication of Saftey Pass for LIZZIE FITCH/RYAN TRECARTIN -Andrea Rosen Gallery, NY,NY


Design and fabrication of Retreatery Butte for LIZZIE FITCH/RYAN TRECARTIN -Andrea Rosen Gallery, NY,NY

2014

Design and fabrication of MAC COMPUTER LAB - California Institute of the Arts Valencia, CA  


Design and fabrication of “ledge” installation for LIZZIE FITCH/RYAN TRECARTIN - Regen Projects- Los Angeles, CA

DisOWN- Redbull studios- New York, NY (Worked on design/fabrication with Lizzie Fitch)

2013

The Encyclopedic Palace: Arsenale at the 55th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

I worked with artists Lizzie fitch and Ryan Trecartin fabricating sets and sculptural theaters

2012

FORMALE;LIFE - Jack Chiles Gallery , New York, NY


2007-11 

ReVision Sustainable Furniture, nationally recognized sustainable furniture line created from junkmail in collaboration with teens at Artists for Humanity

 

2009

Racks of Art, Winner of statewide competition to design Mission hill bike racks in collaboration with teens at Artists for Humanity

 

2008

Museum design/layout- The Plumbing Museum, Watertown, MA in collaboration with teens at Artists for Humanity

 

2007

Lobby Design- Cape Cod cooperative bank, Hyannis, MA in collaboration with teens at Artists for Humanity

 

2006

Parking sign- Berkley Properties, Boston, Ma in collaboration with teens at Artists for Humanity


Sculpture- Staples Corp, Framingham, Ma in collaboration with teens at Artists for Humanity


Art Showdown  - Art Interactive, Cambridge, MA

 

2003-4

Gallery bathroom design and fabrication- Artists for Humanity’s Epi-center, Boston, MA


Windshield banister design and fabrication- Artists for Humanity’s Epi-center, Boston, MA

Collections

Susan Hancock, Los Angeles, CA

Beth Rudin DeWoody, New York, NY

Grants/Awards

2011 Summer 2011 Award, Creative Divergents

2009 Artadia Award Finalist, Artadia: The Fund for Art and Dialogue

2007 Artist grant fellowship, Massachusetts Cultural Council

2007 Ten Green Projects Award, The American institute of Architects

2005 Award For Sustainable Design, Boston Society of Architects

2005 Honor Award For k-12 Facilities Design Excellence, Boston Society of Architects

2005 Honor Award For Design, Boston Society of Architects

 

2004 Spirit of Solaris Sculptures Grant, New England Foundation for the Arts

2003 Helen Blair Crosby Award, Massachusetts College of Art

2003 Departmental Honors, Massachusetts College of Art

2002 Sculpture Award, Massachusetts College of Art

2001 Sculpture Foundation Award, Massachusetts College of Art

 



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