Curriculum Vitae

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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017
Camelot and other stories, The Collaborative, Long Beach, CA
2015-16
Camelot, Tom Bradley International Terminal, LAX Airport, CA
Kennedy Obsession, Barrick Museum, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV
2014
Bienvenidos los Presidentes, Oficina de Proyectos Culturales, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Deborah Aschheim: Involuntary Memories, Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, Yorba Linda, CA
2013
Deborah Aschheim: Involuntary Memories: Marine Corps Air Station El Toro and the Nixon Years, Orange County Great Park Gallery, Irvine, CA
Deborah Aschheim: Threshold, Suyama Space, Seattle, WA
2012-13
Deborah Aschheim: My life in airports, Terminal 1, Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles, CA
Deborah Aschheim: Method of loci, CentralTrak, University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, TX
2011
Deborah Aschheim: feeling-of-knowing (with Lisa Mezzacappa), San Diego State University Art Gallery, San Diego, CA
2010
Nostalgia for the Future, Edward Cella Art + Architecture, Los Angeles, CA
2009
Deborah Aschheim, Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI
Deborah Aschheim + Lisa Mezzacappa: Earworms Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA
2008
Deborah Aschheim: Reconsider, Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, MO
2007
The Forgetting Curve, University of Southern Maine, Gorham, ME
2006
On Memory, The Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, PA
Episodic, The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN
2005
Neural Architecture no. 6, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN
Neural Architecture no. 5, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
2004
Panopticon,(neural architecture no. 4) Ben Maltz Gallery Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
Neural Architecture (a smart building is a nervous building) Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
2003-4
Arborization, The Wellcome Trust, London, England, UK
2001
Osmosis, Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo, NY
2000
Intergel, City Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Evenflow, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
Evenflow, Suyama Space, Seattle, WA
1998
Menace (Evenflow Installation,) Jennjoy Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1997
Spore/Virus Project, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
1994
Recent Sightings, Int’l UFO Museum and Research Center, Roswell, NM
Boat Project, Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, NM

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019
Faster, Faster! The Art of Motorcycle Culture, Wignall Museum of Art, Chaffey College, Rancho Cucamonga, CA
2018
We the People: Protest and Patriotism, Sun Valley Center for the Arts, ID
Creative Practices, Bethel University Art Gallery, St. Paul, MN
Every (ongoing) Day, Arena 1, Santa Monica, CA
2017
Wonder Room, Tongva Park, Santa Monica, CA
Conduction, FOCA Curators Lab, Los Angeles, CA
2016
Five, Marjorie Barrick Museum, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Danube Video Art Festival, Grein, Austria
2015
Yesterday’s Future, Orange County Great Park Gallery, Irvine, CA
The Brain, Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Ketchum, ID
2013
Modernist Maverick, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV
2011
Some City Angels, Edward Cella Art + Architecture, Los Angeles, CA
Hiding Places: Memory in the Arts, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI (with Lisa Mezzacappa)
2010
I Spy: Surveillance and Security, Sun Valley Center for the Arts, ID
Viralnet: Home and Garden, Museum of Jurassic Technology, Culver City, CA
2009
Installations Inside/Out, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA (with Lisa Mezzacappa)
The Future Imaginary, Ben Maltz Gallery Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
2008
Vital Signs, Newcomb Art Gallery, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
The Lining of Forgetting, Weatherspoon Art Museum University of North Carolina at Greensboro
2007
Orion’s Belt, Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno
2005
The One, NGC 224, Brooklyn, NY
2004
Certain Traces: Dialogue Los Angeles/Prague 2004 Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, CA and MuseumKampa, Prague, C.R.
Suspension: Sonic Absorption Consolidated Works, Seattle, WA
2002
Synthetically Bred, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI
Out Of True,(Audition,) University Art Museum, UC Santa Barbara, CA
Beelden Buiten 2002:Fractals (Arborization),Tuin De Brabandere, Tielt, Belgium (Histology paintings), Galerie CD, Tielt, Belgium
New Works, New Spaces,(Retina) Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
2001
Synapse Installation, Artificial Structures, Raid Projects, Los Angeles
Sensate, Kellogg University Gallery, Cal Poly Pomona, Pomona, CA
2000
Quirky, Adam Baumgold Fine Art, New York, NY
1999
What on Earth?!, Nevada Institute for Contemporary Art, Las Vegas, NV
1998-9
On the Ball DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA
1997
Invitational '97, Knoedler & Company, New York, NY

SELECTED HONORS, AWARDS, RESIDENCIES

2017
Humanities for all Quick Grant for “Time Travel”, California Humanities, CA
Individual Artist Fellowship, Pasadena Arts and Culture Commission, CA (also 2008, 2004)
2014
Residency Fellowship, The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH
2013
Investing in Artists Grant, Center for Cultural Innovation, Los Angeles, CA
2011
Artists’ Resources for Completion Grant, Center for Cultural Innovation Los Angeles, CA (also 2007, 2004)
Artist Fellowship, California Community Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
2011-12
Artist in Residence, Orange County Great Park, Irvine, CA
2009-11
Hellman Visiting Artist Fellowship, Memory and Aging Center, Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA
2009
City of Los Angeles Artist-in-Residence Grant, Los Angeles, CA
2007
Artist-in-Residence, Fundacion Valparaiso, Mojacar, Spain
Artist-in-Residence, McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC
2006
Artist-in-Residence, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA
2002-3
City of Los Angeles Individual Artist Fellowship, Los Angeles, CA
2001
Individual Artist Fellowship, New Jersey State Council on the Arts, NJ
2000
Visiting Artist Residency, CSUF Grand Central Arts Center, Santa Ana, CA
1994
Residency Fellowship, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE
1993-4
Artist-in-Residence Grant, Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, NM

SELECTED ARTICLES AND REVIEWS

2017
San Francisco Chronicle, “Bus shelters bring Summer of Love’s ghosts back to life,” by Sam Whiting, March 2, p.E6, ill. SF, CA
2015
Las Vegas Weekly, May 14-20, “Deborah Aschheim explores the tension between personal and collective memory,” by Dawn-Michelle Baude, p.47, Henderson, NV
2014
Getty Iris, July 22, “Planning for Utopia” by Deborah Aschheim, ill. Los Angeles, CA
2013
Seattle Times, February 1, ill. "At Suyama Space, mesmerizing ‘Threshold’" Robert Ayers, Seattle, WA
The Stranger, February 6, "Ghost Buildings: Art in the forth dimension," ill, Jen Graves, Seattle, WA
2012
Art Ltd., January/February 2012, p. 23-24, ill, “Deborah Aschheim: ‘feeling of knowing’ at San Diego State University Art Gallery,” Jody Zellen, LA, CA
2011
Sculpture, November, p.17, ill “Itinerary – San Diego State University, Juxtapoz, p. 122, August, “Profile: Deborah Aschheim,” ill., San Francisco, CA
Juxtapoz, p. 122, August, “Profile: Deborah Aschheim,” ill., San Francisco, CA
2010
Zyzzyva, p. 95, 136, 138, Winter, “Works on Paper,” San Francisco, CA
Art Ltd., p.24, Nov/Dec, “Los Angeles: Deborah Aschheim ‘Nostalgia for the Future’ at Edward Cella Art + Architecture,” George Melrod, Woodland Hills, CA
2010
Artforum.com, October, ”Critic’s Picks: Deborah Aschheim, Edward Cella Art and Architecture,” ill. Lyra Kilston, New York, NY

COMMISSIONS

2018
Story Wall, Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center, Downey, CA
Art Glass and video wall installation, LA County Arts Commission
2018
LAPD Yearbook, Los Angeles Police Academy, CA
66’ outdoor wall of drawings translated into glass and powder coated aluminum for new training facilities. Los Angeles Cultural Affairs
2017
The Zeitgeist, Art on Market Street, San Francisco, CA
Posters exhibited in bus shelters, San Francisco Arts Commission
2015-
Back story, Fire Station Number 1, Santa Monica, CA (in progress)
Architectural Art Glass, Santa Monica Cultural Affairs
2014
A.W. Clausen Memorial and Clinic & Research, installations, Sandler Neurosciences Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA
Wall installations with video, Commissioned by UCSF Memory and Aging
2012
Periscope, Amazon.com, South Lake Union, Seattle, WA
Video and light sculptural installation for window space. Vulcan, in.c
2010
Taxonomy, Pocket-Greenhaven Library, Sacramento, CA
Exterior light installation, Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission
2007
Nerve Center, LAPD Valley Communications Dispatch Center, CA
Data driven fiber optic wall installation, LA Cultural Affairs

EDUCATION

1990
University of Washington, Seattle, WA, MFA, Ceramic Sculpture
1986
Brown University, Providence, RI, BA, Honors Anthropology, Studio Art