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Will Rogan

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Highland Park, IL

Birth year

Lives in
Albany, CA

Works in
Albany, CA

Representing galleries

Upcoming Exhibitions and Events
Nov, 2016 Will and Be Going To
Altman Siegel Gallery



Will Rogan CV

Born 1975, Lives and works in Albany, CA


2006        MFA, University of California, Berkeley

1999        BFA, San Francisco Art Institute

1998        Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture

Solo Exhibitions

2013        “Blanking Out,” Altman Siegel, San Francisco

2012        "Curtain," curated by Chris Fitzpatrick, Objectif Exhibitions, Antwerp, Belgium

2010        “Stay Home,” Altman Siegel Gallery, San Francisco

                “New Problems,” Laurel Gitlen, New York, NY

2009        “Remnant World,” Atlanta Contemporary Arts Center, Atlanta, GA

      “Ruin,” Misako and Rosen, Tokyo, Japan

      “Remnant World,” Laurel Gitlen, New York, NY

2007        “A Memory of Shadow and Stone,” Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, CA

                “Everyday,” two person show with Yuki Okumura, Misako and Rosen, Tokyo, Japan

                Small A Projects, Portland, OR

                Diverse Works Project Space, Houston, TX

2005        Jack Hanley Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

                The Directors Bureau, Los Angeles, CA

      Small A Projects, Portland, OR

2004        Mills College Art Gallery, Oakland, CA

                Mixture Contemporary Art, Houston, TX

2003        The SECA Art Award Exhibition, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

2002        Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, CA

                The Stray Show, Chicago, IL

Selected Group Exhibitions

2012        “Shanghai Biennial: Reactivation,” Shanghai, China

     “When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes:
A Restoration / A Remake / A Rejuvenation / A

      Rebellion,” curated by Jens Hoffmann, CCA Wattis Institue for Contemporary Art, San Francisco, CA

     “Terrain Shift,” The Lumber Room, Portland, OR

2011        “Fifty Years of Bay Area Art: The SECA Awards,” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

                “Light in Darkness,” Western Bridge, Seattle, WA

                “What Happened to the Other Dollars?” Proyectos Monclova, Mexico City, Mexico

                “We Don’t Need To Need To Do This,” MOT International, London, England

                “Walking Forward-Running Past,” Art In General, New York, NY

2010        “Aftermath”, curated by Simon Castets, Taka Ishii Gallery, Kyoto, Japan

     “2010 California Biennial,” Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA

      SFMOMA 75th Anniversary Show, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

                “…and then there was X,” Altman Siegel Gallery, San Francisco, CA

     Oakland Museum grand re-opening, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA

    “The Morning News,” curated by Lumi Tan, BE-PART, Platform Voor Actuele Kunst, Waregen, Belgium

2009        “A Mind Meld is a Terrible Thing to Waste,” Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2008        “Thermostat: Video and the Pacific Northwest,” Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA

                “200597214100022008,” Small A Projects, New York, NY

2007        “All About Laughter: Humor in Contemporary Art,” Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

2005        “Irreducible,” curated by Ralph Rugoff, CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco, CA, Miami Art Central Museum, Miami, FL, Bronx Museum, New York, NY

                “Selections from the Collection,” Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland, CA

2004        “Land of the Free,” Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, CA

       “Selections from the Collection,” Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland, CA

2003        “Ten By Twenty,” Yerba Buena Center For The Arts, San Francisco, CA

        “The Gray Area,” CCA Wattis Gallery, San Francisco, CA

        “Opening Day,” Pine Grove Center, Hwalien Taiwan

2002        “Pass Me the Butterfly,” DUMBO art center, Brooklyn, NY

        “Fast Forward II,” Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA

        “Openings,” San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA

        “Slowdive,” Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2001        “Shelf Life,” curated by Smith and Fowle, Gas Works, London, England, Spike Island-Bristol, England “Video Jam,” Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, Lake Worth, Florida

      “To Your Left is South, To Your Right is North, Depending,” curated by Julie Dreamer, Refusalon, San Francisco, CA              

2000        “5 Story Fall,” curated by Sean Fletcher, Office Space Gallery, San Francisco, CA

       “Recess,” Walter Mcbean Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

        “Perogie 2000,” Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

        “2 x 4,” 1947 Mission Street, " San Francisco, CA

1999        “Bay Area Now Live,” Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

     “Survivalist,” curated by Mary Tsiongas and Harrell Fletcher, Southern Exposure,  San Francisco, CA

      “Open 1684,” curated by Erin Thurlow,1684 1th Street,  San Francisco, CA

      “Life in Space, a 3 day weekend project,” curated by Dave Muller, CCACI, San Francisco, CA

      “Reaction,” The Lab, San Francisco, CA

      “March First,” curated by Bob Linder, 563 Second Street, San Francisco, CA

1998        “Bank Holiday,” First National Bank of Skowhegan, Skowhegan, ME

        “The actual difference...,” Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1997        “Electricity is Your Friend,” curated by Micheal Brown, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA

        “reply,” curated by Corrina Peipon, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco

Public Collections

           Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

Berkeley Museum, Berkeley, CA

Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA


2004        Rockefeller Media Arts Fellowship

2003        SECA award, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco,CA

1998        Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture and SFAI Matching Fellowship

Recent Exhibits

Will Rogan participated in these exhibits:

Sep, 2016 In Search of Vedaland
Altman Siegel Gallery
Jan, 2016 Of Echo Systems
Altman Siegel Gallery
Sep, 2015 PLAY: Process, Activism, Subversion
San Francisco State University Fine Arts Gallery
Jun, 2014 The Riso Book: San Francisco
Kadist Art Foundation
Apr, 2014 Will Rogan / MATRIX 253
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Oct, 2013 A Twice Lived Fragment of Time
UCI Art Gallery
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