Rochelle Botello

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Education
2004       MFA, Sculpture and Installation Art, Claremont Graduate University
1994       BA, Sociology, University of California, Santa Cruz

Solo Exhibitions
2010       Wanderlust, 643 A Project Space, Ventura, CA
               Yesterday's Combover, Happy, Los Angeles, CA
2008       Wrestle My Tuesday, Concrete Walls Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
               on your tippy toes mister, You and Me Variety Candy, Los Angeles, CA
2007       Under The Yellow Wood, South La Brea Gallery, Inglewood, CA
2006       Sugar In The Raw, Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT
               Drawings, South La Brea Gallery, Inglewood, CA
2004       Sculpture, South La Brea Gallery, Inglewood, CA
               Inside Out, sculptural installation, Gallery 341, San Pedro, CA
               Small Acts, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions
2013       Licketh The Rainbow, Jaus, Los Angeles, CA
               MAS ATTACK 2, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
               The Great Outdoors, Bunny Gunner, Pomona, CA
               Seven Beauties, curated by Jose Lozano, Ave. 50, Los Angeles, CA
2012       Curatorial Exchange/Call of the Wild, curated by Devon Tsuno, Irvine Fine Art Center, Irvine, CA
               No Joke, curated by Mat Gleason, Coagula Curatorial, Los Angeles, CA
               The Bearded Baby, curated by Ichiro Irie, Axis Gallery, Sacramento, CA
               Leap Year, curated by David Pagel, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
               Either Side of Gray, Zask Gallery, Rolling Estates, CA
2011       Chain Letter, organized by David Horvitz, Golden Parachutes, Berlin
               When You Cut Into The Present The Future Leaks Out, organized by Matthew Heizman, Paredon Blanco, LA
               The 6th International Invitational Exhibition, curated by Walpa D'Mark, Gallery Iang, Seoul, South Korea
2010       To Live and Draw in LA, Angel's Gate, San Pedro, CA
               Paper Trail, Happy, Los Angeles, CA
               Obssessive, Obsession, Obsessed, Summercamp's Project Project, Los Angeles, CA
2009       GPS, curated by Devon Tsuno, Concrete Walls Projects in conjunction with Cypress College, Cypress, CA
2007       Exceedingly Way Too Over Hung, Concrete Walls Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
               Maximum of Maximums, You & Me Variety Candy, Los Angeles, CA
2005       Ana 34, Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT
               Off The Map, collaboration with Vanessa Madrid, curated by Corina Gamma,
               Amy Robinson and Jane Castillo, private home, Mount Washington, CA
               Bent, Upstairs at The Market Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
               Elements of Narrative, Walled City, San Pedro, CA
               Movement Works Benefit, South La Brea Gallery, Inglewood, CA
               Drawing Conclusions, Curated by Walpa D' Mark. Concrete Walls Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2004       Works on Paper, SOPA Studios, South Pasadena, CA
               Small Works, Walled City, San Pedro, CA
               Overhung, Concrete Walls Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
               Featherweight, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
               Supersonic, Art Center, Pasadena, CA (catalog)
               Little Works Big Show, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
2003       A Group Installation, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
               Surely, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
               Material: Process, Curated by Vanessa Madrid and Maureen Staley. Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
2002       Commercial Space Available, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
               Welcome, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA

Collaborations/ Special Projects
2011       America's Most Unwanted, documentary film/Logo Design, collaboration with Shani Heckman, San Francisco, CA
2005       Ties on a Fence, film screening, collaboration with Corina Gamma, Not a Cornfield, Los Angeles, CA
2002       Everyday Acts of Resistance, 4th Street Gallery, collaboration with Corina Gamma & Caroline McColl, LA, CA

Awards
2005       Jurors' Choice Award, Jurors: David Pagel and Polly Apfelbaum, Holter Museum of Art
2002-04  Claremont Graduate University Fellowship

Reviews and Publications
2014       Wood, Eve, "Licketh the Rainbow," Artillery Magazine, January
2013       Es, Carol, "A Snow White Story Turned on Its Head," Huffington Post, May
2012       Frank, Priscilla, "No Joke and Gronk Open at Coagula Gallery," Huffington Post, June
2011       The 6th International Invitational Exhibition Catalog, June
2010       Ward, Alie, Brand X, Los Angeles Times, Sept 4.
               Es, Carol, "Rochelle Botello: Absurd and Disarming," Huffington Post, July
2008       Pagel, David, "Optimism Trumps Failure," LA Times, Aug. 29th
               Es, Carol, "Down By The River On Tenterhooks," Coagula Art Journal, issue #91, March
2006       Donahue, Emily, "Simple Sugar," Independent Record, Sept. 28
2005       Castillo, Gamma, Robinson, Off The Map exhibition catalog, July
2004       Dambrot, Shana Nys, Flavorpill LA, issue #73, "Rochelle Botello and Martin Kirchner"
               Supersonic exhibition catalog, June

Collections
Private collections in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, San Francisco and New York.