Curriculum Vitae

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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015-16
Camelot, Tom Bradley International Terminal, LAX Airport, CA
Deborah Aschheim: Kennedy Obsession, Marjorie Barrick Museum, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV
2014
Bienvenidos los Presidentes/Welcome the Presidents, Oficina de Proyectos Culturales (OPC), Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico
Deborah Aschheim: Involuntary Memories, Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, Yorba Linda, CA
2013
Deborah Aschheim: Involuntary Memories: Marine Corps Air Station El Toro and the Nixon Years, Orange County Great Park Gallery, Irvine, CA
Deborah Aschheim: Threshold, Suyama Space, Seattle, WA
2012-13
Deborah Aschheim: My life in airports, Terminal 1, Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles, CA
Deborah Aschheim: Method of loci, CentralTrak, University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, TX
2011
Deborah Aschheim: feeling-of-knowing (with Lisa Mezzacappa), San Diego State University Art Gallery, San Diego, CA
2010
Nostalgia for the Future, Edward Cella Art + Architecture, Los Angeles, CA
2009
Deborah Aschheim, Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI
Deborah Aschheim, Gallery 2.5, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
Deborah Aschheim + Lisa Mezzacappa: Earworms Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA
2008
Deborah Aschheim: Reconsider, Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, MO
2007
The Forgetting Curve, University of Southern Maine, Gorham, ME
2006
On Memory, The Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, PA
Episodic, The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN
2005
Neural Architecture no. 6, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN
Neural Architecture no. 5, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
2004
Panopticon,(neural architecture no. 4) Ben Maltz Gallery Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
Neural Architecture (a smart building is a nervous building) Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
2003-4
Arborization, The Wellcome Trust, London, England, UK
2001
Osmosis, Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo, NY
2000
Intergel, City Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Evenflow, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
Evenflow, Suyama Space, Seattle, WA
1998
Menace (Evenflow Installation,) Jennjoy Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1997
Spore/Virus Project, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
1996
Ghost Town (Collaborative Installation) Nicholaysen Museum, Casper, WY
1994
Recent Sightings, Int’l UFO Museum and Research Center, Roswell, NM
Boat Project, Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, NM
1993
Boat Project work in progress The Graham Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
1992
Pilgrimage Raw Space, Albuquerque, NM

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015
summertimeshift, ProjectProject, Summercamp, Los Angeles, CA
William Pereira: Yesterday’s Future, Orange County Great Park Gallery, Irvine, CA
2013
Relative Dimensions: Deborah Aschheim, Matthew Brandt and Christine Nguyen, Sam Francis Gallery, Crossroads School, Santa Monica, CA
Modernist Maverick: The Architecture of William L. Pereira, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV
When I’m Sixty-Four, Museum of Art and History, Lancaster, CA
The Architecture of an Idea, Alden B. Dow Museum of Science and Art, Midland, MI
2012
Drawing the Mind: neural networks and the emergence of complexity, OSilas Gallery, Concordia College, NY
2011
Some City Angels, Edward Cella Art + Architecture, Los Angeles, CA
Hiding Places: Memory in the Arts, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI (with Lisa Mezzacappa)
Open Daybook, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE), CA
in/out, Illges Gallery, Korn Center for the Visual Arts, Columbus State University, GA
2010
Dialog 21, Galerie Califia, Horazdovice, CR
I Spy: Surveillance and Security, Sun Valley Center for the Arts, ID
Viralnet: Home and Garden, Museum of Jurassic Technology, Culver City, CA
2009
Installations Inside/Out, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA (with Lisa Mezzacappa)
The Lining of Forgetting, Austin Museum of Art, Austin, TX
The Future Imaginary, Ben Maltz Gallery Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
Designing Intelligence, University Galleries Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
2008
Vital Signs, Newcomb Art Gallery, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
The Lining of Forgetting, Weatherspoon Art Museum University of North Carolina at Greensboro
2007
Orion’s Belt, Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno
2006
Animus/Wilderness, Glass Eye, Brooklyn, NY
Alternate Routes: Mapping in the Studio, Sam Francis Gallery, Crossroads School, Los Angeles, CA
Draw, Paper, Scissors, Domestic Setting, Los Angeles, CA
2005
LA Art Girls’ Work, Anna Helwing Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
The One, NGC 224, Brooklyn, NY
2004
Certain Traces: Dialogue Los Angeles/Prague 2004 Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, CA and MuseumKampa, Prague, C.R.
Suspension: Sonic Absorption Consolidated Works, Seattle, WA
2003
C.O.L.A. 2003 Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2002
Synthetically Bred, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI
Out Of True,(Audition,) University Art Museum, UC Santa Barbara, CA
Beelden Buiten 2002:Fractals (Arborization),Tuin De Brabandere, Tielt, Belgium (Histology paintings), Galerie CD, Tielt, Belgium
New Works, New Spaces,(Retina) Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
2001
Synapse Installation, Artificial Structures, Raid Projects, Los Angeles
2000
Animate Sculpture: As If Alive, N.J. Center for the Visual Arts, Summit, NJ
Quirky, Adam Baumgold Fine Art, New York, NY
1999
What on Earth?!, Nevada Institute for Contemporary Art, Las Vegas, NV
1998-9
Spore/Virus Installation for On the Ball: The Sphere in Contemporary Sculpture, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA
1997
Invitational '97: Deborah Aschheim, John Evans, Heather Hutchison, Mary Judge, Knoedler & Company, New York, NY
Are We Touched? Identities from Outer Space Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach, CA

SELECTED HONORS, AWARDS, RESIDENCIES

2014
Residency Fellowship, The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH
2013
Investing in Artists Grant, Center for Cultural Innovation, Los Angeles, CA
The Artech Grant, Artech, Seattle, WA
2011
Artists’ Resources for Completion Grant, Center for Cultural Innovation Los Angeles, CA
Mid-Career Artist Fellowship, California Community Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
2011-12
Artist in Residence, Orange County Great Park, Irvine, CA
2009-11
Hellman Visiting Artist Fellowship, Memory and Aging Center, Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA
2008, 2004
Individual Artist Grant, Pasadena Arts and Culture Commission, Pasadena, CA
2007
Artist-in-Residence, Fundacion Valparaiso, Mojacar, Spain
Artist-in-Residence, McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC
2007, 2004
Artists’ Resources for Completion Grant, The Durfee Foundation Santa Monica, CA
2006
Artist-in-Residence, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA
2002-3
City of Los Angeles (C.O.L.A.) Individual Artist Fellowship, Los Angeles, CA
2001
Individual Artist Fellowship, New Jersey State Council on the Arts, NJ
1994
Residency Fellowship, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE
1993-4
Artist-in-Residence Grant, Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, NM

SELECTED ARTICLES AND REVIEWS

2015
Las Vegas Weekly, May 14-20, “Deborah Aschheim explores the tension between personal and collective memory,” by Dawn-Michelle Baude, p.47, Henderson, NV
Las Vegas Weekly, March 19-25, “The memory, history and myth behind Deborah Aschheim’s drawings,” by Kristen Peterson, p.47, Henderson, NV
2014
Getty Iris, July 22, “Planning for Utopia” by Deborah Aschheim, ill.
2013
Orange County Register, May 14, “Artist evokes Nixon and Vietnam in Great Park exhibit,” ill., Richard Chang, Santa Ana, CA
Huffington Post/Artweek LA, May 6, “Deborah Aschheim: Involuntary Memories: Marine Corps Air Station El Toro and the Nixon Years,” ill., Bill Bush, Los Angeles, CA
Sculpture, March, page 20, illustrated “Itinerary – Suyama Space, Seattle: Deborah Aschheim” Hamilton, NJ Seattle Times, February 1, ill. "At Suyama Space, mesmerizing ‘Threshold’" Robert Ayers, Seattle, WA
The Stranger, February 6, "Ghost Buildings: Art in the forth dimension," ill, Jen Graves, Seattle, WA
2012
Art Ltd., January/February 2012, p. 23-24, ill, “Deborah Aschheim: ‘feeling of knowing’ at San Diego State University Art Gallery,” Jody Zellen, LA, CA
2011
Sculpture, November, p.17, ill “Itinerary – San Diego State University, Juxtapoz, p. 122, August, “Profile: Deborah Aschheim,” ill., San Francisco, CA
2010
Zyzzyva, p. 95, 136, 138, Winter, “Works on Paper,” San Francisco, CA
Art Ltd., p.24, Nov/Dec, “Los Angeles: Deborah Aschheim ‘Nostalgia for the Future’ at Edward Cella Art + Architecture,” George Melrod, Woodland Hills, Artforum.com, October, ”Critic’s Picks: Deborah Aschheim, Edward Cella Art and Architecture,” ill. Lyra Kilston, New York, NY
2008
Flaunt Magazine, April v.93, p. 185 “Deborah Aschheim: Reconsider,” Christopher Miles, ill., Los Angeles, CA
2007
Art New England, June/July, p. 31, “Deborah Aschheim: The Forgetting Curve,” Carl Little, ill., Brighton, MA
2005
Los Angeles Times, February 19, p. E26, “Rework, rebuild, recycle,” Scarlet Cheng, ill, Los Angeles, CA

COMMISSIONS

2014-
LAPD Yearbook, Los Angeles Police Academy, CA (in progress)
2014
A.W. Clausen Memorial and Clinic & Research installations, Sandler Neurosciences Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA
2012
Periscope, Amazon.com, South Lake Union, Seattle, WA
Memoryspace, Fuller Laboratories, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA
2010
Eyetracking, Neurology Clinic, Ambulatory Care Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA
Taxonomy, Pocket-Greenhaven Library, Sacramento, CA
2007
Nerve Center, LAPD Valley Communications Dispatch Center, City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs, Public Art Division, Los Angeles, CA
Building as Body, University of Southern Maine, Gorham, ME

EDUCATION

1990
University of Washington, Seattle, WA, MFA, Ceramic Sculpture
1986
Brown University, Providence, RI, BA, Magna Cum Laude, Honors Anthropology, Studio Art