sandy rodriguez

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Payasa, 1998 Oil On Panel 15" X15"
Fire Storm I, Fall 2007 Oil On Canvas 15" X15"
Downtown Los Angeles, 2002 Oil On Canvas 18" 24"
Aligator in Licoln Park, 2002 Oil On Canvas 30" X40"
Alvarado and Sunset Blvd at 2:30 a.m., 2008 Oil On Canvas 9"X12"
tlalteloco demonstators, oct 2008 Clay 2" X1" Each 40 Pieces © Rick Loomis Los Angeles Times
detail of demontrators from Tlatleloco, Part of the Rodriguez Family Altar to Communities in Resistance, oct 2008 Clay 1" X 2" © Rick Lummis Los Angeles Times
Santa Barbara Fires, 2009 Radiant Watercolor 9" X 12"
Metro Detention Center, April 2009 Ink On Paper 9" X 12 1/4" © Sandy Rodriguez
Marvista Sunset, 2007 © Courtesy of the Artist and Two Roads Gallery
Venice Fishing Pier II, 2013 Oil On Canvas 15 X 16 Inches © courtesy of the artist
Quick Facts
National City, CA
Birth year
Lives in
Mar Vista
Works in
CalArts (California Institute of the Arts), 1997, BFA
installation, performance


Sandy Rodriguez (BFA, CalArts '97) was raised in San Diego, Tijuana and Los Angeles. Her installations, paintings and performance are strongly influenced by issues of place, culture and "she-roes."

 This fall Rodriguez' work can be seen at Ave 50 Studio, Self Help Graphics, Tropico de Nopal Gallery in Los Angeles and more. Selected past exhibitions include Walter Maciel Galllery, Pasadena City College, The Intersection for the Arts, High Energy Constructs, Tropico de Nopal Gallery, The Avenue 50 studio, Little Bird Gallery, Plaza de la Raza Boat House Gallery and Coagula Projects. Sandy was a founding member of the GALA Committee, whose guerrilla artworks have been exhibited at Los Angeles' Geffen Contemporary@ MOCA and at various venues throughout Europe and the Pacific Rim.  The project was documented by PBS in the series Art 21.  Sandy was invited to discuss her work live on the air with KPFA's Philp Mauldry on the "Morning Show" about her work in the exhibition "Terror?" and on Indy 103.1 Suicide Girls Radio Show abou ther work in the exhibition "Secretos y Cartas de los Muertos" this fall.

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