Juan Rodriguez Sandoval (b.1997)


Certificate IV in Design, Charles Darwin University, 2015.
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Monash University, 2019.

Masters of Education, Deakin University, 2023.

Exhibitions + Projects.


The Economics of Recess - Woven Projects, Brunswick East. June 2022.

Samples from an Imaginative Childhood - The Other Art Fair in collaboration with Saatchi Art Gallery, North Melbourne. May 2022.


Fort Earth 2021, In collaboration with Fort Heart and participating Artists - Fort Heart and Marfa Gallery, Abbotsford. October 2021.

Deconstructive house goods for Suburban Homes - 5 Beech Street, Drouin, curated by Juan Rodriguez Sandoval, Victoria. September 2021.

Resist/Relief - No Vacancy Gallery, Melbourne, curated by Miranda Williams. July 2021.


Nuclear (de)Forestation, Movement II: Tributes from Hibernation - Brickwall, Oakleigh South, curated by Juan Rodriguez Sandoval, October 2020.
(Online) Land Retrospective - Land Art Collective, London, England. August 2020.

(Online) McClelland Award for Small Sculpture, McClelland Sculptural Park and Gallery, Langwarrin. August 2020.
Desmatamento Nuclear, Movimento II: Homenagens da hibernação (Online exhibition + Publication) - OLHÃO, Barra Funda, São Paulo, Brazil. Co-curated by Cleo Dobberthin and Ghuilherme Teixeira. July, 2020.
Art Blitz Challenge: ‘Home’, In collaboration with Kingston Arts Centre and participating Artists, Kingston. March 2020.
Debut XVI: To Love it all again, Collaborating with Blindside and participating Artists - Blindside, Melbourne. Co-curated by Jake Adam Treacy and Lucie Mcintosh. February 2020.


MADA 'NOW' Graduate Show, In collaboration with Monash University Art School - Monash University School of Art, Design, and Architecture. November 2019.
The “F” Word Fundraiser, In collaboration with Trocadero Art Space and participating artists - Trocadero Art Space, Footscray. September 2019.
350 Million Years of Solitude: A secluded limbo, A Communal Identity - Trocadero Art Space, Footscray. September 2019.
Nuclear Deforestation: Survival of the Cyatheales - Intermission Gallery, Monash University. August 2019.
All The Things That Remain (Art School Drop (In) Project) - NOIR Darkroom, Coburg. Curated by Jessica Schwientek and Chelsea Arnott. August 2019.
Dear Future; In collaboration with Chung Erica and Francis de Bono - School House Studios, Collingwood. Curated by Rachel Pakula. May 2019.


No End: Student Practices in Text - The Front room, 442 A Preston. Curated by Imogen Ziemek. Sep. 2018.
Wait: Observe, in collaboration with Francis de Bono – Intermission Gallery, Monash University. Curated by: Ronald Feldman. August 2018.
Wall to Wall, in collaboration with MADA - Monash University, Curated by Isabella Clark. June 2018.
Material Matters, in collaboration with MADA – Monash University, Intermission Gallery. Curated by Nicholas Mangan. June 2018.

2013 -17.
MADA End of year show, in collaboration with MADA - Monash University, Intermission Gallery. Curated by Leslie Eastman, Bridie Luney, Terri Bird, Stuart Ringholt. October 2017.
Secret Art Show, in collaboration with Proper at Mayfair – Mayfair Gallery, Darwin Fringe Festival, Darwin. Curated by Hannah Illingworth. July 2016.

SKA: Seeing Stars Exhibition finalist, Federation Square, Melbourne. June 2013.

OLHÃO - Barra Funda, São Paulo, Brazil - Online residency, May - July, 2020.

LAND ART Collective, London - Online residency, August 2020.

Public Programs.
Tributes from Hibernation - Opening Screening - Brickwall, Oakleigh South, October 2020.
Noojee walk: The forests of a logging town - Live stream - OLHÃO + Instagram. July 11th, 2020.
350 Million Years of Solitude - Barilletes para gente Perdida (Artist talk + Kite making workshop) - Trocadero Art Space, Footscray. September 2019.
Dear Future; - Closing film screening - School House Studios, Collingwood. May 2019.

Publications + media.
Fair Brings 100 Artists (To Chat), feature
: Samples of an Imaginative Childhood, Celina Lei, ArtsHub May 2022.

Desmatamento Nuclear, Movimento II: Homenagens da hibernação, Juan Rodriguez Sandoval + OLHÃO, July, 2020.
Feature: Juan Rodriguez Sandoval: Notes from Hibernation, Flo. Creative events, Issue 03 - July 2020.
The Rise of Neo - Environmentalism in Art, The Climatized, New York, Beatrice Gabriel, May 2020.
Art Uncovered with Kimberly Ruth: Juan Rodriguez Sandoval, BTR listen, New York, April 14th, 2020.
No End: Publication, Imogen Ziemek & Rachel Pakula, pg.14 October 2018.
Artist Interview Blog: Juan Rodriguez, Doyoung Lim (Carly), October 2018.
Artcycling: The Art of Upcycling: Interview with Juan Rodriguez, Heidi Orr. Sep 20th, 2018.
Turn it Up magazine, cover & feature article, pg. 35, Tierney White. December - February 2015 - 16.
Off The Leash Magazine, front cover illustration, May 2015.
Launch Magazine, cover & feature article pg. 04, October – December 2014.

Selected Commissions.

Sir John’s Bar Mural, Monash University Clayton Campus, 2019.
E-Solutions HQ Mural, Monash University, Clayton Campus, 2018
John Baldessari: ‘Wall Painting’ – Opening painter, MADA Gallery, 2017.
Darwin Festival, The Lighthouse Mural, 2016.
Osiris Rex Project + NASA: ‘We the Explorers’ Project, 2016.

Relevant Work experience.

Contemporary Art Teacher & Social Media Manager - Melbourne Studio of Art, 2021 -2022.

Seasonal M_Curator - M_Pavillion, 2021 - 22 program.

Technical Art Assistant - Feedback Loops, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, December 2019.
Auction Assistant - Deutscher Hackett, 2019.
Sales Assistant, Crowd Control, and Art Assistant - The Other Art Fair, Kensington 2019, (Volunteered).
Founder Radio Host - Art & a Slice of Cake, Monash University Radio, 2018 – 2019. (Volunteered).
Gallery Technician and Committee Member - Intermission Gallery, Monash University Caulfield campus, Install Technician. 2018 - 2019, (Volunteered).
Art Director & Graphic Artist - The Print and Framing Co., 2019.