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Ricardo Rodriguez

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Trapped Between
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Untitled, 2014 Silver Gelatin Print © Ricardo Rodriguez
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Untitled photogram, 2013 Gelatin Silver Print 20x24" © Ricardo Rodriguez
Quick Facts
Lives in
Ventura
Works in
LA
Representing galleries
Biaggi & Faure Fine Art, Tool Room Gallery
Tags
mixed-media, installation, video-art, photography, conceptual, sculpture
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Education

Master in Fine Arts

Brooks Institute

Santa Barbara, California

December 2010

 

Bachelor in Arts

Mayor in Plastic Arts

University of Puerto Rico

R’o Piedras Campus

San Juan, Puerto Rico

May of 2007

 

 

Solo exhibitions

2015 Parallel Realities (A Collaboration with Janet Neuwalder) Gallery 102 Ojai, California

2013 [Re]framing Artwalk Ventura Featured Artist Sponsored by Du Puis Ventura CA

2012 Artists & Tools Tool Room Gallery, 432 N. Ventura Avenue Ventura, California

2012 TRACES, Vita Art Center, 432 N. Ventura Avenue Ventura, California

2010 Trapped Between, Tool Room Gallery, 432 N. Ventura Avenue Ventura, California

2010 [Mis]perceptions, Visions Gallery, 2055 East Harbor Boulevard Ventura, California

2005 Instants of Cuba, Francisco Oller Gallery, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico

2003 Hakikat, Cultural House of Professor Ruth Hernandez Torres, San Juan, Puerto Rico

2002 Hakikat (collaboration with music event), Art Museum of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico

 

 

Group exhibitions (Selection)

2015 Epicenter LAMAG: 100 Miles from the Epicenter 

The Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (LAMAG) 

2014 Ventura College Annual Faculty Exhibition Gallery 2 2014 Ventura College Art Auction Fund Raiser New Media Gallery 

2013 Dialogue ADC Gallery at Bergamot Station 525 Michigan Ave., Unit F2, Santa Monica, CA 90404 

2013 De ColoresSanta Paula Art Museum 117 North 10th Street, Santa Paula CA 

2013 Question in the Line The Collaborative (Museum of Latin American Art) 

421 W. Broadway Avenue Long Beach, CA 90802 

2013 Day of the Dead 

Museum of Ventura County 

100 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93001 

2013 Memory 

2013 International Photo Festival / SKP 

The culture center of Korea in Beijing, China 

2013 Be a Saint Juried Auction 

Sylvia White Gallery 

1783 East Main Street Ventura, California

2013 Art Peace, Vita Art Center, 432 Ventura Avenue Ventura, California

2012 Dialogo - Muestra Internacional de Arte Contemporaneo, Centro Estatal de las Artes Ensenada, Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico

2012 The International Photo Festival, Yan-Bian University Gallery, Yian-Ji, China

2012 VIII Bienal Internacional de Fotograf’a de Puerto Rico, Museo De Las Americas, San Juan, Puerto Rico 

2012 Unusual Objects, Tool Room Gallery, 432 N. Ventura Avenue Ventura, California

2012 Recent works by represented artists, Biaggi & Faure Fine Art, 1035 Ave. Jesњs T. Pi–ero Puerto Nuevo, Puerto Rico

2012 The Framing Vision, Allied Arts in Cambria, 1350 Main Street, Cambria, CA 93428 

2012 In Observation, Gallery 27, 27 E. Cota Street Santa Barbara, California

2012 Anonimous, Vita Art Center, 432 Ventura Ave. Ventura, California

2011 Boundaries: Selections from the MOLAA Permanent Collection, Museum of Latin American Art, 628 Alamitos Avenue Long Beach, California

2011 HELP EARTH International Photo Festival, Gallery Iang, Seoul, Korea

2011 Juried Show, Sylvia White Gallery, 1783 East Main Street Ventura, California

2011 One Night Stand, Gallery 27, Santa Barbara, CA

2011 Be a Saint Juried Auction, Sylvia White Gallery, 1783 East Main Street Ventura, California

2011 EN ROJO “In Red”, Tool Room Gallery, 432 N. Ventura Avenue Ventura, California

2011 Anonymous, Vita Art Center, 432 Ventura Avenue Ventura, California

2011 Group Show, 643 Project Space, 643 N. Ventura Avenue Ventura, CA

2011 After-8, Valade Gallery, Adrian College, Adrian, Michigan

2011 Photography is..., Bell Arts Factory, 432 N. Ventura Avenue Ventura, California

2010 Colectiva de Navidad, Biaggi & Faure Fine Art, 1035 Ave. Jesњs T. Pi–ero Puerto Nuevo, Puerto Rico

2010 Anonymous, Vita Art Center, 432 Ventura Avenue Ventura, California 

2010 Be a Saint Juried Auction, Sylvia White Gallery, 1783 East Main Street Ventura, California

2010 Construction & Reconstruction, Gallery 27, 27 E. Cota Street Santa Barbara, California

2010 Prospectus Juried Show, Buenaventura Gallery, 700 E. Santa Clara Street Ventura, California  

2009 Pensamientos Circulares, Biaggi & Faure Fine Art, 1035 Ave. Jesњs T. Pi–ero Puerto Nuevo, Puerto Rico

2008 Mini series, Biaggi & Faure Fine Art, 1035 Ave. Jesus T. Pi–ero Puerto Nuevo, Puerto Rico

2007 Showcase in Red, Biaggi & Faure Fine Art, 1035 Ave. Jesњs T. Pi–ero Puerto Nuevo, Puerto Rico       

2007 3 Visions, Biaggi & Faure Fine Art, 1035 Ave. Jesњs T. Pi–ero Puerto Nuevo, Puerto Rico

2007 Graduation Expo, Francisco Oller Gallery, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico

 

 

Awards

2009 IPA - International Photography Awards, Five Honorable Mentions

2009 PIEA, Honorable Mention, Single Image

2008 Guru Award, Photoshop World Expo, Finalist - Artistic category

2007 Photographic Calendar, First Place, front page cover, Cover month of July, Photos on February and August months

2006 Environmental Panoramas, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental, Third place

2006 Photography Contest UPR, Second and Third Place

2003 XIV Photo Marathon in Manat’, Institute of Puerto Rican Culture Award

2002 XIII Photo Marathon of Ponce, Your Mornings Univisi—n Award

2001 XII Photo Marathon in Vega Baja, Kodak Award, Continued Education Division and Extension UPR Award, Walgreen’s Honorable Mention Award, First Place

 

 

Permanent Collections

Museum of Latin American Art 

Long Beach, California

Natural Resource Department

San Juan, Puerto Rico

His work is also part of private collections

 

 

Art Fairs

2012 Photo LA

Santa Monica Civic Center, 1855 Main St. Santa Monica, CA

 

 

Publications

2012 Accompanying; into the memory, International Photo Festival, The Society of Korean Photography, Lee, Young Hwan, p18 - 19, 2012

HELP EARTH, International Photo Festival, The Society of Korean Photography, Lee, Young Hwan, p1.1.4 - 1.1.5, 2011

Mu–oz, Dielka. “Fotograf’a: 3 visiones.” Artes Magazine, July/October 2007, p.126-127

Franco Steeves, Rafael. “En Pos de una Nueva EstЋtica”, El Nuevo D’a Newspaper, September 5, 2007, p.84-85

Caribbean Business Newspaper, “Eye To Eye”, Thursday, October 11, 2007, p.72

El Status, Independent Platform for Contemporary Puerto Rican Art

 

 

Experience

Flintridge Preparatory School, Photography Instructor, 2011 - Present

Tool Room Gallery, Curator, Ventura, CA,  2010- present

Bell Arts Factory, Board Member, Ventura, CA, 2011- present

Ventura College, Photography Instructor, 2011-2012

Photo LA, Panel discussion participant, Exploring a Visual Vocabulary, Santa Monica January 2012

Museum of Latin American Art, Interloges, Featured Artist Lecture, 2011

Flintridge Preparatory School, Teacher for Beginning and Advanced Photography, Summer 2011

Vita Art Center, Teen Art Class, Digital photography teacher, Summer 2011

Ventura College, Guest Speaker March, 2011

Oxnard College, Guest Speaker March, 2011

Vita Art Center, Teen Art Class, 2011 - 2012 

Star Education, Photography Teacher, Oxnard School District, 2008 - 2011

Brooks Institute, Teacher Assistant, 2010

Visions Gallery, Gallery Assistant, 2008-2010

August Bradley, Photography Assistant, 2008

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