2021 We can decide, Altman Siegel, San Francisco, CA
2018 Production, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA
2017 To History, Altman Siegel, San Francisco, CA
2017 Work, LAXART, Los Angeles, CA
2017 Simple Machines, Cushion Works, San Francisco, CA
2017 Transport Empty, Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH (with Joseph Rosenzweig)
2016 A Betrayal, Clifton Benevento, New York, NY
2015 Functions, Exploratorium, San Francisco, CA
2014 An Overture, Altman Siegel, San Francisco, CA
2013 Zarouhie Abdalian / MATRIX 249, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
2008 Aliasings, Philadelphia Cathedral, Philadelphia, PA
2007 Approximations, Dillard University Art Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Another Idea, Gray Center for Arts and Inquiry, Chicago, IL
poem from home, Jacob's West, Los Angeles, CA
Higher! Higher! Lower, Lower. Louder! Louder! Softer, Softer, Shimmer, Rotterdam, Netherlands
5th Ural Industrial Biennial, Ekaterinburg, Russia
Double Cola, Regards, Chicago, IL
The Second Body, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York, NY
Other Mechanisms, Secession, Vienna, Austria
Way Bay 2, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
In Times of Perseus, Sargent’s Daughters, New York, NY
Way Bay, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
Art of the City, The Historic New Orleans Collection, New Orleans, LA
Mechanisms, CCA Wattis Institute of Contemporary Art, San Francisco, CA
2017 Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
WAGSTAFF'S, MOSTYN, Wales, UK
A Slow Succession with Many Interruptions, SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
Will And Be Going To, Altman Siegel, San Francisco, CA
On my volcano grows the Grass, Artist Curated Projects, Los Angeles, CA
The Space Between, MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA
Signal to Noise, Simon Preston, New York, NY
Figure 8, Clifton Benevento, New York, NY
Nacht und Träume, Altman Siegel, San Francisco, CA
The Story of the Stone, A Tale of a Tub, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Art + Process + Ideas, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA
The Lulennial: A Slight Gestuary, Lulu, Mexico City, Mexico
Prospect.3, New Orleans, LA
Audible Spaces, David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI
Nothing Beside Remains, Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne, Australia
8th Berlin Biennale, Berlin, Germany
Invisible Hand, CAFA Museum, Beijing, China
SECA Award Exhibition, SFMOMA, San Fransisco, CA
Transmissions, Altman Siegel, San Francisco, CA
9th Shanghai Biennial: San Francisco Pavilion, Shanghai, China
Material Information, Kunstindustrie Museum, Bergen, Norway
When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes, CCA Wattis Institute of Contemporary Art, San Francisco, CA
Rendez-vous 12, South African National Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
3rd Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia
Mission Afterviews, Victoria Theater, San Francisco, CA
DocumentO, Krowswork, Oakland, CA
12th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey
Rendez-vous 11, Institut d'Art Contemporain, Villeurbanne, France
On the Edge, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, New Orleans, LA
A Floorless Room Without Walls, The Lab, San Francisco, CA
Zarouhie Abdalian, AIDS 3-D, Matt Sheridan Smith, Altman Siegel, San Francisco, CA
Eb/N0, MacArthur B Arthur, Oakland, CA
SC13, SFADM, San Francisco, CA
Painted Over/Under, LACE, Los Angeles, CA
Bay Area Currents 2010, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA
MFA Thesis Exhibition, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Super Pop-Up Shop, Alameda Towne Centre, Alameda, CA
2018 Work Sites, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans
2015 Situational Music, Exploratorium, San Francisco (with Joseph Rosenzweig)
AWARDS, GRANTS, AND RESIDENCIES
2020 Bemis Sound Art + Experimental Music Residency, Omaha, NE
2020 Civitella Ranieri Fellowship, Umbertide, Italy
2018 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, New York, NY
2018 Artist-in-Residence, Coleman Center for the Arts, York, AL
2017 Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant, New York, NY
2017 Khoj International Workshop, Goa, India
2015 Art + Process + Ideas Residency, Mills College, Oakland, CA
2014 Art and Inquiry Residency, Exploratorium, San Francisco, CA
2012 SECA Art Award, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA
Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA
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