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.