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AWARDS 2023/2024

2023-2024 National Art Club Fellow

15 Gramercy Park, New York, NY  

AWARDS 2022/2023 

Pollack-Krasner Foundation Award Grantee 2022-23

Two Trees Cultural Space awardee 2023-25


Institute and Museum of California Art at UC IrvineEye Witness


Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco "When We Move, A View of Technology Through a Black Lens"

Santa Clara University Dowd Art Gallery (2/10-4/19/24) "When We Move, A View of Technology Through a Black Lens"


SpaceProgramSF, Minnesota St Project, SF (1/10-20/24) "We Are Stardust"

Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA (12/2/23 - 2/10/24) “Hidden Stories”

Saint Joseph's Arts Society, San Francisco, CA  (10/6 - 12/15/23) "Tracking Im[mortality] // landscapes on safety"

Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL Surviving the Long Wars: Unlikely Entanglements

The Newberry, Chicago, IL Surviving the Long Wars: Residues and Rebellion


De Young Museum, SF CA: Past Tense

Fairfield, CT Museum of ArtMy Country Needs Me

Tufts University, Tisch Library: Disappearing Acts


Jack Shianman Gallery, The School at Kinderhook NY (Dec 2021- April 2022) This Tender Fragile Thing

Brand Library and Art Center, Glendale, CA (April - June 2022) Mapping the Sublime: Reframing Landscape in the 21st Century

Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA (July - September 2022) Solo Exhibition: The Devil Finds Work



Exposing "The Devil's Work", by Maria Porges, SquareCylinder


Fountainhead Miami, FL 


NARS Season IV International Residency Exhibition, Brooklyn NY Utterances 

Three Point Nine Art Collective SF Art Commission Main Gallery, San Francisco, CA Black Magic 

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA Close to Home: Creativity in Crisis

Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA When Nobody's Watching

Museum of Modern Art, Toronto, Canada Shift-Key: Black Magic 


San Francisco Arts Commission 2021 Grantee

Demil Art Fund  2021 Grantee


Stories That Don't Get Told: Rodney Ewing Interview with Cindy Shih

San Francisco Public Library Dialogue: Artist Spotlight/ Rodney Ewing.

SFCamera Works Rodney Ewing, Brooks Fletcher, and Adrian White in ConversationModerated by Elena Gross.

MFA-IA Sierra Nevada University Visiting Artist Lecture: Rodney Ewing


NARS Foundation AIR: NY Art Residency and Studios, Brooklyn, NY 

Veterans Residency Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA 


Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Novato, CA Justice 

Nancy Toomey Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA  What Kind of Cool (Will They Think of Next) Tahiti Pehrson and Rodney Ewing 

Villa SF, Re:Riddle Gallery, San Francisco, CA Hatch

Euqinom Gallery, San Francisco, CA Four Artists

Cathedral Gallery, Los Angeles, CA Rodney Ewing: Solo Exhibition Death+Legacy+The Census: Systemic+Visual  

St. Joseph's Art Society, San Francisco Representations of our Shared Humanity

Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA Monster Draw Rally

Tahoe Gallery, Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, NV Rodney Ewing: Longitude and Latitude


Immersive Arts Alliance Art & Activism: An Online Discussion

Museum of African Diaspora In the Artist's Studio: Rodney Ewing

Critical Resistance Imagine Freedom 2020-Artworks for Abolition, Artist Talks-Rodney Ewing with Demetri Broxton

SF Museum of the African Diaspora: In the Artist's Studio In The Artist’s Studio | Rodney Ewing

YBCA Exposing and Empowering Personal Agency 

Headlands Sean Uyehara Interview with Rodney Ewing 

YBCA 9 Questions with Rodney Ewing on the Census 


The Space Program San Francisco, CA 


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

National Veterans Art Museum, Chicago IL Triennial

Greenlining Institute, Oakland, CA Trap, Trauma, Transformation

Euphrat Museum of Art, Cupertino, CA Ancestral Journeys

Brigham Young University, Salt Lake City, UT Visiting Artist Lecture Series

California College of Art, San Francisco, CA Grief and Haunting in America


Interview: Veterans Art Movement 

Broke-Ass Stuart: Rodney Ewing: Artists You Should Know

SEE(D) Artist Series: Rodney Ewing


Project Space Headlands Center for the Arts, Marin, CA 

Museum of the African Diaspora  San Francisco, CA 

Bemis Omaha, Nebraska 


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

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

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

Root Division, San Francisco, CA 140 Characters 

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

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

Jackson Street GallerySan Francisco, CA Hom

(solo exhibit) Throckmorton Main Gallery, Mill Valley, CA Telling Stories

PASS7, Lisbon, Portugal One Less Too Many

PASS7, Lisbon, Portugal Build it_Here

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

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

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

Recology, San Francisco, CA Between Walls and Ceilings

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

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

National Veterans Art Museum, Chicago, IL Artifacts

MUSEUM ACQUISITION 2018: Harvard Art Museum My Country Needs Me


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

Pre-Game Featured Artist: Rodney Ewing


Djerassi Resident Artists Program Woodside, CA 


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

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

Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA 4Squared 

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

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

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


Long Island University, Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY Reconstruct

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX Beyond Printmaking 5

SF Art Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA 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

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

Root Division, San Francisco, CA Call for Beauty

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


Recology San Francisco, CA 

Hangar Lisbon, Portugal 


SF Art Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA Never Alone

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

NJCU Visual Arts Center, Jersey City, NJ Reclaimed

Google 1 Market Plaza, San Francisco, CA Commission

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

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

stArtupFairs: Chicago, San Francisco and Los Angeles, CA

ArtSlant Award Recipient: Under the Radar

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

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

Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA Between Worlds

SF Art Commission Award Recipient 2015-2016 

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

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


SF Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA Community Voices: A Public Dialogue with Rodney Ewing

de Young Museum, San Francisco, California Artist in Residence

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

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

Voices, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

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

Thatcher Gallery, University of San Francisco, CA Hireath: the 3.9 Collective Examines Home

Alter Space, San Francisco, CA Obsidere

stArtupFair San Francisco, CA

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

ArtSlant Prize 2015


de Young Museum San Francisco, CA 


The Drawing Center, New York, NY The Intuitionist Show

ProArts, Oakland, CA Ebb/Flow

SOMARTS, San Francisco, CA  Place/Displaced

San Francisco, CA N/Q/C, ASC Projects

Root Division, San Francisco, CA Introductions 2014

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

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

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

Artist In Residence, ASC Projects, San Francisco, CA

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

IcTus Gallery, San Francisco, CA Rituals of Water

Val Vorres Gallery, San Francisco, CA Fall Review

Prints from the Brandywine Workshop, Philadelphia, PA  Full Spectrum

Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA  Courage
SF Public Library Main Branch, San Francisco, CA  AfroSolo RACE: Art Before Answers

African American Art and Cultural Complex, San Francisco, CA The Exodus, The Migration, The Stand

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

Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA Banned and Recovered, 

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

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

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

(solo show) Frey Norris Gallery, San Francisco, CA Public Safety

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

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


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


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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