SELECT EXHIBITIONS, AWARDS & PRESS

RESIDENCIES

Project Space: Headlands Center for the Arts, 2019 Marin, CA

Museum of the African Diaspora, 2019 San Francisco, CA

Bemis, 2019 Omaha, Nebraska

Djerassi Resident Artists Program, 2018, Woodside, CA

Recology, 2017, San Francisco, CA

Hangar Lisbon, 2017, Lisbon, Portugal

de Young Museum, 2015San Francisco, CA

2019

Longitude and Latitude, (solo show) Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco, CA

Triennial, National Veterans Art Museum, Chicago IL

Trap, Trauma, Transformation, Greenlining Institute, Oakland, CA

Ancestral Journeys, Euphrat Museum of Art, Cupertino, CA

SELECT PRESS 2019:

Interview: Veterans Art Movement https://soundcloud.com/user-34480327/s2-episode-3-rodney-ewing

Rodney Ewing: Artists You Should Know https://brokeassstuart.com/2019/06/10/rodney-ewing-artist-you-should-know/

2018

re:home, Minnesota Street Projects, San Francisco, CA

Space is a Place: A San Francisco Funk Lesson, The Growlery, San Francisco, CA

For Freedoms, California College of Art Hubbell Gallery, San Francisco, CA

140 Characters Root Division, San Francisco, CA

Art & Activism: Drawing the Line Children's Museum of Arts, NY

Silence Outloud: Contemporary African American Portraits Museum of Northern California Art, Chico, CA

Home: Jackson Street GallerySan Francisco, CATelling Stories (solo exhibit) Throckmorton Main Gallery, Mill Valley, CA

One Less Too Many, PASS7, Lisbon, Portugal

Build it_Here, PASS7, Lisbon, Portugal

Art on Market Street/Sanctuary City: Unveiling, Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Days and Occasions: Moving Pictures Private Commission, San Francisco, CA

Art on Market Street/Sanctuary City, San Francisco Art Commission, San Francisco, CA

Between Walls and Ceilings, Recology, San Francisco, CA

UNTITLED, ART, Southern Exposure Featured Artist, San Francisco, CA

Let Me Be A Witness, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

Artifacts: National Veterans Art Museum, Chicago, IL

SELECT PRESS 2018:

7x7 Bay Area, Art of Living: The Haight-Ashbury Home of Die-Hard Collectors 

The Art Newspaper  Sanctuary City 

Recology News, SF Artist in Residence Exhibitions: Work by Rodney Ewing, Beth Krebs and Ciaran Freeman

2017

Days and Occasions: The Unexpected Griot, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA

With Liberty and Justice for Some? Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA

4Squared Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Detritus: San Jose Institute for Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA

Vanishing Point: The 3.9 Art Collective Reflects on Black Communities in San Francisco, Katz Snyder Gallery, JCCSF San Francisco, CA

Veteran's Views: Art By Those Who Served, Triton Museum of Art, Santa  Clara, CA

30th ANNUAL McNEESE NATIONAL WORKS ON PAPER EXHIBITION McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA

Reconstruct, Long Island University, Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY

Beyond Printmaking 5, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

Sanctuary City: For Liberty and Justice for Some? SF Art Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Never Alone:  Exploring the Bonds Between and With Members of the Armed Forces, SF Art Commission Gallery,
San Francisco, CA

Justice for All?  Euphrat Museum of Art, De Anza Community College, Cupertino, CA

Call for Beauty, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

With Liberty and Justice for Some?  Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA/Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA

2016

Never Alone, SF Art Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Untethered - A History of Displacement, Nancy Toomey Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Reclaimed, NJCU Visual Arts Center, Jersey City, NJ 

Commission: Google, 1 Market Plaza, San Francisco, CA

Overlord, SRO Galley, Brooklyn, NY
Rodney Ewing: Selected Works, Jack Fischer Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Between Worlds, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA

5 Hour Sculpture, A Pop Up Arts Festival, Art Escapist GroupMontalvo Art Center

stArtupFairs: Chicago, San Francisco and Los Angeles, CA

ArtSlant Award Recipient: Under the Radar

Take This Hammer: Art+Media Activism From the Bay Area, YBCA, San Francisco, CA

“Fact & Fiction” The Agility Projects, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA

Between Worlds, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA

SF Art Commission Award Recipient 2015-2016 

Then & Now (Again), Diablo Valley College Gallery, Pleasanton, CA

SELECT PRESS 2016:
NBC Bay Area, San Francisco Art Show Highlights Veterans, by Joe Rosato Jr.

Huffington Post 10/13/16.  Expanding a Difficult Dialogue: San Francisco Artist Focuses on Issues Affecting the African American Community, by Amy Pleasant

Square Cylinder, Monica Lundy & Rodney Ewing @ Nancy Toomey, by Maria Porges

KQED Arts, Berkeley Art Center's Agility Projects Support Daring Reflections on Identity, by Sarah Hotchkiss

KQED Arts, Uprooted: Artists Respond to San Francisco’s Black Exodus, by Abhi Singh 

Congratulations Pine Tree, 75 - Spider! (with Rodney Ewing) interview, by Kate Rhoades and Maysoun Wazwaz

SF State University, Visiting Artist Lectures Series: Rodney Ewing

2015

What's Inside Her Never Dies, Yeelen Gallery, Art Basel Miami, Miami, FL

Passport 2015, SF Art Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Artist in Residence, de Young Museum, San Francisco, California

Voices, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

The Security Question, The Hazel Wolf Gallery at the David Brower Center, Berkeley, CA

Hireath: the 3.9 Collective examines home, Thatcher Gallery, University of San Francisco, CA

Obsidere, Alter Space, San Francisco, CA

stArtupFairSF, San Francisco, CA

Alternative Exposure Grantee, Southern Exposure gallery, San Francisco, CA

ArtSlant Prize 2015

2014

The Intuitionist Show: The Drawing Center, New York, NY

Ebb/Flow, ProArts, Oakland, CA

Place/Displaced, SOMARTS, San Francisco, CA

N/Q/C, ASC Projects, San Francisco, CA

Introductions 2014, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

Trace + Gestures, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kalamazoo, MI

Wabi­Sabi: MicroClimate Collective, Alter Space Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Scope Art Fair: A Simple Collective, New York, NY

Artist In Residence, ASC Projects, San Francisco, CA

2013
Pulp 3 (ire straits): Beta Pictoris Gallery, Birmingham, Al
Bay Area Currents: Navigating the New, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA
Collective Works: 3.9 Collective, ArtPadSF 2013, San Francisco, CA
ArtSpan Selections, ArtPadSF 2013, San Francisco, CA
Trace+Gestures: Greymatter Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

Rituals of Water, IcTus Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Val Vorres: Fall Review, Val Vorres Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2012
Full Spectrum, Prints from the Brandywine Workshop, Philadelphia, PA 

Courage, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA
AfroSolo RACE: Art Before Answers, SF Public Library Main Branch, San Francisco, CA
The Exodus, The Migration, The Stand, The African American Art and Cultural Complex, San Francisco, CA

2011
Still Here, 3.9 Collective, San Francisco, CA 
Keeping An Eye on Surveillance, Performance Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

2010
Banned and Recovered, Oakland, CA

2009
Tech Tools of the Trade: Contemporary New Media Art, De Saisset Museum at Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA
Echo: Eight San Francisco Artists Respond to Surrealist Masterworks, Frey Norris Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Art Dubai, Dubai Art Fair, Frey Norris Gallery, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai

2008
Discursive Acts: African American Art at UD and Beyond, Mechanical Hall, University of Delaware, MD
Banned and Recovered: Artist Response to Censorship, African American Museum and Library, Oakland, CA
Quorum SF group exhibition, LIMN Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Public Safety, Frey Norris Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2007
Los Angeles Art Show, Frey Norris Gallery, Los Angles, CA
Days and Occasions, Project Space, Swarm Gallery, Oakland, CA
Code-Switching, Swarm Gallery, Oakland, CA
Art DC, Frey Norris Gallery, Washington DC


2006
Art News, December Who's Afraid of San Francisco, by Lea Feinstein
Black Arts Quarterly, Spring/Summer Art Gallery, Stanford University

 

PANEL DISCUSSIONS & VISITING ARTIST LECTURES

2009
Doing the Work, Panel Discussion, College Art Association Annual Conference, Los Angeles, CA

2007
Activating Communication and Community, California College of Art, Oakland, CA

EDUCATION

1992 Master of Fine Art: Printmaking, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 
1989 Bachelor of Fine Art: Printmaking, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

 

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