Juan Rodriguez Sandoval (b.1997)

Education.

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

Exhibitions + Projects.

2023.
(Upcoming)
Barriletes de Nuestro Futuro (Kites from our Future) - Incinerator Gallery, Aberfeldie. With the curatorial support of Jake Adam Treacy. December 2023 - January 2024.

(Upcoming) Yabby Estate - West Space, Collingwood Creative Yards. With the curatorial support of Sebastian Henry-Jones. September - October 2023.
(Upcoming) Danza de Los Voladores (Dance of the Flyers) - In collaboration with Centre for Projection Art, as part of the CPA residency. April 2023.

(Upcoming) Commons & Burrows Real Estate - Testing Grounds Melbourne. March 2023.

2022.
(Upcoming) Microcosms from a Serendipitous Trail - Moe to Yallourn Rail Trail. Curated by David O'Halloran and in collaboration with the Moe to Yallourn Rail Trail Committee, Latrobe Regional Gallery, and Latrobe City Council, December 2022.

The ASA, CSSA, SSSA International Annual Meeting: Communicating Science Through Art – An Exhibition and Symposium. Baltimore, Maryland, Baltimore Convention Center, U.S.A. Co-curated by Dr Eli Wind Newell (Cornell University) and Dr Irfan Ainuddin (University of Minnesota), collaborating with participating artists. November 2022.

Regen Autonomy - Incinerator Gallery, Aberfeldie. Co-curated by Jake Adam Treacy & Guy Ritani, in collaboration with PermaQueer + participating artists and communities. July - September 2022.

The Economics of Recess - Woven Projects, Brunswick East. Curated by Juan Rodriguez Sandoval. June 2022.

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

2021.

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.

2020.

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.

2019.

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.

2018.

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.

2012 -17.
MADA End of year show, in collaboration with MADA - Monash University, Intermission Gallery. Co-Curated by Leslie Eastman, Bridie Luney, Terri Bird, and 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.

Darwin Youth Art Show - Darwin City Council, November 2012.

Residencies.
Centre for Projection Art Residency, Collingwood Creative Yards. November 2022 - April 2023.
OLHÃO - Barra Funda, São Paulo, Brazil - Online residency, May - July, 2020.

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

Public Programs.
Artist talk: Imaginative world-building and eco-care in Creative Practice with Juan Rodriguez Sandoval, Hosted by ARC Yinnar, Arc ARI, Yinnar September 29th, 2022.

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.
Channel 9 Postcards: Episode 29 on Incinerator Gallery, Regen Autonomy, feature of work. August 25th, 2022.
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 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.

Commissions.
(Upcoming)
Microcosm from a Serendipitous Trail, Moe to Yallourn Rail Trail. Commissioned by Latrobe Regional Gallery & Latrobe City Council, December 2022.

Sir John’s Bar Mural, Monash University Clayton Campus. Commissioned by the Monash Student Association, 2019.
E-Solutions HQ Mural, Monash University, Clayton Campus. Commissioned by E - Solutions, Monash University, 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.
Lakeside Drive Community Garden: Concept art, Alawa, Northern Territory, 2012.

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.