Resume

Education

2011            M.F.A. California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
2007            B.F.A. Photography/ Digital Media, University of Houston, TX

Grants/Awards/Residencies
2010            Residency at Horselaw Press, Zuerich, Switzerland
2009            Residency at Snatch Block Projects, Brooklyn, NY
2009            Les Clark Scholarship from California Institute of the Arts
2009            IDEA Fund Grant for SKYDIVE Art Space, Houston, TX
2006            Thomas Flaxman Endowed Scholarship in Art from the University of Houston

Exhibitions

2018
VIP, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX (solo)
Texas Eclectics, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece

2017
Inversions, Kühnemannstraße 51 – 69, Berlin, Germany (solo)
The Big Show, curated by Toby Kamps, Houston, TX

2016
Upwards and Onwards, curated by Clint Willour, Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, TX (solo)
Round Two, curated by Sally Sprout, Williams Tower, Houston, TX
Luminescence, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX

2015
It came from CalArts’, Centraltrak, Dallas, TX. Curated by Robin Myrick.
Uncovered’, Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, TX
Home, Till Richter Museum, Buggenhagen, Germany

2014
From the Pinnacle to the Prize’, The Mariago Collective, Houston, TX,  curated by Jovito Pacheco, two-person exhibit with Scott Proctor.
Sho Hot’, G Gallery, Houston, TX
‘Art Recycling Trucks Hit the Streets: Houston’s Going Green In Style, Recycling Truck for City of Houston goes public. Houston, TX

2013
Triple Treat’, Unit B Gallery, San Antonio, TX
What’s in Store’, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX.
Art Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
TX Contemporary Art Fair, Houston, TX
Help Yourself’, EMERGEncy Room at Rice University, Houston, TX.   Collaboration with Mark Ponder, curated by Rachel Hooper.
A New Wave’, curated by Sally Sprout, Williams Tower, Houston, TX

2012
Simple Machines and Simple Dreams’, Redbud Gallery, Houston, TX (solo)
What’s in Store’, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX.
Active’, Michael Rosenthal Gallery, San Francisco, CA
PLAYMATES’, Box13, Houston, TX (solo)
‘Space Zombie…’, Kallinen Contemporary, Houston, TX

2011
Undercover, TX Contemporary Fair, Houston, TX
GLAMFA, Cal State Long Beach, Long Beach, CA
Intimacies, The Farley Building, Los Angeles, CA
How to Conduct Yourself, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA (solo)

2010
QuantumDADA Phase II, Rudolph Projects/ Art Scan Gallery, Houston, TX
PLAYMATES, PS, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (solo)
See you at the top, Horselaw Press, Zuerich, Switzerland (solo)
Tip-Toe, collaboration with Jonathan Leach, Lawndale Arts Center, Houston, TX UNWIND, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA (solo)

2009
The Rescue at the Firehouse, Snatch Block Projects, New York, NY (solo)
The Paramilitary Show, Houston Fire Museum, Houston, TX

2008
Houston Area Exhibition, Blaffer Gallery, the Art Museum at the University of
Houston, Houston, TX. Curated by Claudia Schmuckli.
BIOTOP, tmp.deluxe- temporary space for art and media, Berlin, Germany
In a New Direction, WallSpace Gallery, Seattle, WA, juried by Clint Willour,
Director at the Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, TX
HOT and grounded at 13, Public Installation at 13 Celsius, Houston, TX (solo)
Outpost, CTRL Gallery, Houston, TX
Dis, Dat, Dees, & Doz, The Joanna Gallery, Houston, TX
Day of the Dead, Lawndale Arts Center, Houston, TX

2007
Recent Work by Ariane Roesch and Andrew Taylor,De Santos Gallery, Houston, TX
Vestiges, Poissant Gallery, Houston, TX. BFA Thesis Exhibition.
Day of the Dead, Lawndale Arts Center, Houston, TX

2006
Occurrence, Public Installation during the ArtCrawl, Houston, TX
S.A.P. – Street Art Project, Public Installation at the Fine Arts Bldg, University of  Houston. Houston, TX
Annual Student Show, Blaffer Gallery, Houston, TX
Day of the Dead, Lawndale Arts Center, Houston, TX
Art is GOOD, Hungry’s Restaurant, Houston, TX.

2005
The Big Show, Lawndale Arts Center, Houston, TX. Curated by Michael Olijnyk.
Landmine Fantasy, Commerce Street Artist Warehouse, Houston, TX. Juried by Wes Heiss
Annual Student Show, Blaffer Gallery, Houston, TX.
Day of the Dead, Lawndale Arts Center, Houston, TX.

2004
Rock, Paper, Scissor, Commerce Street Artist Warehouse, Houston, TX.
Fashion Show, The Orange Show, Houston, TX,
Day of the Dead, Lawndale Arts Center. Houston, TX.
The Store, Negative Space Gallery, Houston, TX.

 

Bibliography

2016
Kathrin Matern, “Wenn Kunst in die Provinz kommt”, NDR (Norddeutscher Rundfunk, Germany), January 11, 2016

2015
Greifswald TV interview about opening ‘Home’ at the Till Richter Museum August 15, 2015 (Germany)
Gesa Wicke, ‘Home’ Till Richter Museum, Norddeutscher Rundfunk, Buggenhagener Tagesrepo, August 14, 2015 (Germany)

2014
Molly Glentzer, “City rolls out art-covered recycling trucks”, Houston Chronicle, August 15, 2014
Pat Hernandez, “How Trucks Can Remind Us To Recycle”, radio interview on Houston Public Media, August 14, 2014
Tommaney, Jim, “From the Pinnacle to the Prize”. Houston Press, Aug 26, 2014.
Casey Gregory, http://artstrollertx.com/2014/08/21/we-dont-need-no-education/

2013
Peter Holley, “Ariane Roesch Builds a Computer You Can Hug”, Houstonia Magazine, September 12, 2013.

2012
Meredith Deliso, “Ariane Roesch: Simple Machines and Simple Dreams“, Houston Press, October 17, 2012
Meredith Deliso, “Ariane Roesch’s Soft Sculptures and Interrupted Landscapes”, Houston Press, October 8, 2012
Robert Boyd, “Cuddly Computers by Ariane Roesch”, The Great God Pan is Dead, June 15, 2012

2011
Paul Weideman, “Spheres of Influence”, Pasatiempo (The New Mexican), July 8– 14, 2011, 29.

2010
Robert Boyd, “Quantumdada Phase II at Rudolph Blume”, Blog The Great God Pan is Dead, October 29, 2010.

2009
Melissa Stern, “What to Catch at Snatch”, New York Press, June 23, 2009
Kelly Klaasmeyer, “The Paramilitary Show”, Houston Press, September 1, 2009

2008
Kelly Klaasmeyer, “Lines and Wine: A radiant installation lights up 13 Celsius”,
HoustonPress, December 25 – 31, 2008
2008 Houston Area Exhibition. Blaffer Gallery, Houston, TX; Essay by Claudia Schmuckli, pp 30-31.
Beth Secor, “Casket Case”, HoustonPress, July 17-23, 2008, 33
James Howard Gibbons, “Here, there, and everywhere”, Houston Chronicle, June 29th, 2008, E2
Olivia Flores Alvarez, “Net Work: Ariane Roesch discusses her man-versus-machine art installations”, HoustonPress, April 17 – 23, 2008

2007
Catalina Montaño, “Redefining Contemporary Photography”, artshouston magazine, March 2007, 12-13
Kelly Klaasmeyer, “Ariane Roesch”, HoustonPress, March 1-7, 2007, 37
Jason Sierra, “Off the Wall: DeSantos shows new takes on some old photographs”, HoustonPress, February 8 – 14, 2007

 

Publications

2009            Another Somewhere booklet featuring Brett Davidson and Lynne Harlow
2008            SPOT Magazine, publication from the Houston Center of Photography, Fall 2008. guest-editor Mary Magsamen. Centerfold Pieces and Cover as part of their Artist Portfolio section.
2004            Visual Culture Magazine, Spring 2004, Essay “The Ties that Bind”.

 

Curatorial Projects

2013
What’s in Store, Annual UNIT exhibition, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX

2012
What’s in Store, Annual UNIT exhibition, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX. An exhibition of all merchandise listed on UNIT, an online store and resource for limited edition prints, multiples, and publications by emerging and established artists.

Experimental Impulse, RedCat, Los Angeles, CA. Focused on the cross-over between LA Punk and Country Music in the late 1970s/early 80s. Part of Pacific Standard Time.

2009
CARLARTS, SKYDIVEwest Art Space, Valencia, CA. A one-night happening with Carl Pomposelli in an apartment complex.

At the Seams…, SKYDIVE art space, Houston, TX. A collaborative project featuring work by visual artist Lynne Harlow and writer Brett Davidson. Part of the exhibition is also Another Somewhere, SKYDIVE’s first book publication.

2008
Mechanical Perception, FotoFest Headquarters, Houston, TX. Co-curated with Toby Kamps and Stephan Hillerbrand. Featured work by Mei-Mei Dillard, Eileen Maxson, Brian Piana, Soody Sharifi, and Anderson Wrangle.

2006
S.A.P. – Street Art Project, Fine Arts Building, University of Houston, Houston,TX. Based on the concept of Street Art, S.A.P’s goal was to place the Photography student’s imagery as cut-outs within the architectural context of the Fine Arts Building at the University of Houston.

 

Curatorial Press

2012
Meredith Deliso, “UNIT at Gallery Sonja Roesch: For the love of prints, multiples and editions of all stripes”, Houston, Press, July 2012
Geoff Smith, “A Frame Shop with Curatorial Cache”, Arts and Culture Magazine, July/August 2012
Tyler Rudick, “Gallery Sonja Roesch puts prints online with the unveiling of new UNIT shop and exhibit”, CultureMap, August 12, 2012
Robert Boyd, “Evolving the Role of Art Dealer: UNIT. The Great God Pan is Dead Blog

2008
Douglas Britt, “SKYDIVE offers an artistic view of the nontraditional”. Houston Chronicle, October 22, 2008
Troy Schultze, “Mechanical Perception at FotoFest”. Glasstire Magazine, October 2008
Douglas Britt, “Three galleries display diverse creations”. Houston Chronicle, October 14, 2008
Sean Carroll, “Mechanical Perception”, ArtForum Online Critics Picks
Houston Public Radio (KHUF.FM).  “The Front Row: Mechanical Perception at Fotofest”, September 10, 2008.
Nancy Zastudil, “Interview with SKYDIVE”. Proximity Magazine, August 19, 2008

 

Presentations/Performances

2013
Flow, EMERGEncy Room at Rice University. Part of ‘Help Yourself’
How hard can it be? Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX
How hard can it be? Art Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM

2011
How hard can it be? California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

2009
Ukulele Workshop. SKYDIVE art space and Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX. (in conjunction with Free School for the Arts as part of At the Seams…)

2008
SlideJam. Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX.
A curated artists talk for emerging and mid career contemporary artist

 

Public Collections
City of Houston

Selected Private Collections
Erika and Richard Goldman, Houston, TX
Ulrike Natus and Luigi Ruggieri, Milan, Italy
Julie Kinzelman and Christopher Tribble, Houston, TX
Karen Lantz and Andrew Farkas, Houston, TX
Marlene and Wayne Picard, Houston TX/Los Angeles, CA
Heidi and David Gerger, Houston, TX
Emily Kilgore, Houston, TX
Judy Nyquist, Houston, TX
Gus and Sharon Kopriva, Houston, TX
Cynthia Toles, Houston, TX
Jereann Chaney, Houston, TX