Clare Rojas  (American, 1976) 


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Clare Rojas Biography
1976   Born: Columbus, OH
1998   B.F.A., Printmaking, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
2002   M.F.A., School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2003   Awarded one year Project Space Residency program and Tournesol Award from Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA
Reiceived Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant
2004   Eureka Fellowship Award
2005   Artadia Award
  Lives and Works: San Francisco, CA
Selected Exhibitions
2012   Clare Rojas: Pith, Prism, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Clare Rojas: Piecemeal, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA (solo)
Domesticated Souls, Alice Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
Summer Group Hang, Frey Norris Contemporary & Modern, San Francisco, CA
Flection, Hedge Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Paule Anglim Contemporary Arts Centre, San Francisco, CA
2011   Clare Rojas: Inside Bleak, Prism LA, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
In the Moment: Artists, The Luggage Store, San Francisco, CA
Painting Between the Lines, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
2010   Through the Woods, Pinnacle Gallery of Savannah College of Art And Design, Savannah, GA(solo)
Clare Rojas : We They, We They, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, U.K(solo)
Paper! Awesome, Baer Ridgway Exhibitions, San Francisco, CA
2 The Wall, New Image Art Gallery, West Hollywood, CA
2009   Constellations: Paintings from the MCA Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, IL
Instruments, SolwayJones, Los Angeles, CA
American Realities, New Image Art Gallery, West Hollywood, CA
2008   The Big Sad: Barry McGee & Clare Rojas, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
Anniversary Exhibition, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
The Wizard of Oz-CCA, Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
Untitled(Waves), Primo Marella Gallery Beijing, Beijing, China
2007   P.S. Hurray!, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA(solo)
Clare Rojas: Forget Me Not, Museum Het Domein, Sittard, Netherlands(solo)
Sympathetic Magic, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, León, Spain(solo)
Kitty Buck, Lizabeth Oliveiria Gallery, Los Angeles, CA(solo)
Clare Rojas: Hope Springs Eternal, The Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA(solo)
Joy Feasley & Clare Rojas, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Very Abstract and Hyper Figurative, Thomas Dane Gallery, London, U.K
2006   Ulrich Project Series: Clare E. Rojas, Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, KS(solo)
Drawing is a Fine Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
MEN - I-20 Gallery, New York, NY
Clare Rojas & project space by Barry McGee, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
New Works, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, IL
2005   Miss Lead and Miss Guide, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London, U.K(solo)
SubUrban: Clare Rojas, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN(solo)
Prague Biennale, Prague, Czech Republic
Art Part II: Dazzle Dogs, Clare Rojas, Erin Rosenthal and Andrew Jeffrey Wright, Lizabeth Oliveria Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Eureka Fellowship Award Exhibition, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
2004   Change of Address, Lizabeth Oliveria Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Your Heart Is No Match for My Love, The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN
Table Turner, Deitch Projects, New York, NY(solo)
Will Poor Will, Belkin Satellite, Vancouver, Canada(solo)
It's a Wonderful Life: Psychodrama in Contemporary Painting, SPACES Gallery, Cleveland, OH
East of the Sun and West of the Moon, White Columns, New York, NY
2003   Pocket Atlas, Yerba Buena Center For the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Outerspace Hillbilly, Luggage Store, San Francisco, CA
2002   Goop, New Image Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Scratch Off the Serial, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA
12x12: Doing My Day, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL(solo)
Maybelle Crick, Lizabeth Oliveria, San Francisco, CA
Walk Like Man, New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA(solo)
2001   Widely Unknown, Deitch Projects: 76 Grand Street, New York, NY
East Meets West, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA
Creature Comforts, New Image Art Gallery, West Hollywood, CA
2000   Fresh Blood, Painted Bride Art Center, Philadelphia, PA
2000 Biennial Exhibition, Animation, The Manipulators, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE
It’s a Pleasure to Serve You, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA
  Selected Film Festivals:
New York Underground Film Festival, New York, NY (The Manipulators #2) Award: Best Animation
Ann Arbor Film Festival, Ann Harbor, MI
Sarah Lawrence Experimental Film and Video Festival, Sarah Lawrence, NY Award; 2nd Prize:0-5 Min.
Hi Mom Film Festival, Chapel Hill, NC
Cleveland International Film Festival, Cleveland, OH
Muddy Film Festival, Carbondale, IL
Central Florida Film Festival, Orlando, FL
Chicago Underground Film Festival, Chicago, IL
New York Expo Film Festival, New York, NY
Faint Hums, Peggy Honeywell, Self Produced
Super Unreleased, Peggy Honeywell, self produced
Honey For Dinner, Peggy Honeywell, Galaxia Records
Peggy Honeywell and the Dew Loves You Too, Peggy Honeywell, self produced
Walk Like Man, Peggy Honeywell, self produced
Selected Public Collections
  San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco, CA
The Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago,IL
Riiverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
2010   Pigdy: Clare Rojas. Ikon Gallery Ltd: London(catalogue)
Rojas, Clare. Floriography Journal. Chronicle Books: San Francisco
2007   Rojas, Clare. Clare E. Rojas: Blue Deer And Red Fox. Museum Het Domein: Sittard, Netherlands(catalgue)
2006   Platow, Raphaela. Clare Rojas: Hope Springs Eternal. The Rose Art Museum: Waltham(catalogue)