Joseph S. Santarromana

Email joesant@system-yellow.com

 


EDUCATION

1989-1992 M.F.A., California Institute for the Arts

1985-1989 B.F.A., Otis Art Institute of Parsons School of Design

 

EMPLOYMENT

2008 University of California in Riverside

 

2001-Present C.E.O., System Yellow Inc. (system-yellow.com)

Founder and C.E.O of “System Yellow Inc.” A publishing and distribution company of Media Art on DVD.

 

2001-2008 Lecturer, California State University, Long Beach

 

2001-2007 Core Faculty, Bard College, N.Y., Milton Avery Graduate School

 

1997-Present Digital Artist, J.P. Flack (Television Production Design)

                             

Fall 2005   Lecturer University of California, Irvine

 

Spring 2005 Adjunct faculty, Otis College of Art and Design

 

Fall 2002   Part Time Faculty, California College of Arts and Crafts

Graduate student advisor

 

1998-1999 California State University, Fullerton.

                             

1997-2001 Adjunct faculty Otis College of Art and Design

 

1996-1997 Lecturer University of California, Los Angeles (Extension)

 

1996-1997 Lecturer, University of Southern California

 

1989-1991 Studio Manager/Artist Assistant, Bill Viola

 

Public Art Commissions:

2007          THE BRADLEY INTERNATIONAL TERMINAL VIDEO WALL (TBIT), LAX, Los Angeles, CA

           

Solo Exhibitions:

2005

                  GONGYO”, POST Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

1998         

                  “SANTARROMANA”, POST L.A., Los Angeles, CA

                  “THE TELEGARDEN”, ARS ELECTRONICA, Linz Austria

1994

                  “HOUSE”, NEWSPACE, Los Angeles, CA

1993

                              “EMERGING ARTIST SERIES”, Sweeney Art Gallery, University of

                        California, Riverside, CA

 

Group Exhibitions:

2011

                             "MURAL REMIX" Los Angeles Contemporary Museum of Art (collaboration with Sandra De La Loza)

2010

                             "CRISSCROSS" W. Keith and Janet Kellogg Universary Art Gallery, Cal Poly Pomona CA

                             "REBUS-RECONSTRUCTING" Eagle Rock Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock, CA

2009

                             "STARE" Offramp Gallery Pasadena, CA

                             "REBUS" Amelia Museum of Archeology, Umbria, Italy

                             "OF INTRICACY" Los Angeles Airport (LAX), Los Angeles, CA

                             "KAMIKAZE" POST, Los Angeles, CA

2008

                              “OF INTRICACY” Eagle Rock Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock, CA

                              “THE LONG WEEKEND” Phantom Galleries, Pasadena, CA

                              “AT THE BREWERY” Pasadena Armory, Pasadena, CA

“MULTIPLE FEEDS” Democracy Forum at the National Center for the Preservation of Democracy, Los Angeles, CA

2007         

                              “HUMOR-US” Barndal Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

      “GENERIC REMIX PROJECT” Pacific Film Archive, San Francisco, CA

2006

                  GENERIC REMIX PROJECT” Redcat, Ray & Edna Disney/Calarts Theatre in

                        Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA

                  “ANIMAL”, Brewery Projects, Los Angeles, CA

                  “ONENIGHTGALLERY”, Vendado, La Habana, Cuba

                  OTIS L.A. - Nine Decades of Los Angeles Art” Los Angeles

                        Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles, CA

2005                

                              “THIS IS THE PLACE, THIS IS THE PERSON, THIS IS THE THING”

                                    Brewery Projects, Los Angeles, CA

2004         

                  “SUTURE”, D.U.M.B.O. Experimental Film & Video Festival, Brooklyn, N.Y.

                  “BARD COLLEGE FACULTY EXHIBITION”, Bard College, N.Y.

2003

                  “IRRATIONAL EXHIBIT 2”, Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2002

                  “MEDIA”, Brewery Projects, Los Angeles, CA

                  “BARD COLLEGE FACULTY EXHIBITION”, Bard College, N.Y.

2001         

                  “BARD COLLEGE FACULTY EXHIBITION”, Bard College, N.Y.

2000

                  “BAGUIO CITY INTERNATIONAL ART FESTIVAL”, Baguio City, Philippines

                              “WHITNEY BIENNEAL” (Telegarden), N.Y.

1999         

                   “PROJECTIONS: INTERMISSION IMAGES VI” Laemmle Grande Theaters, Los

                        Angeles, CA

                  “VENUS”, ARC, Wien, Austria

                  “BIOROM”, Spazio Enne, Rome Italy

                  “DIFFERENT LOOKS”, Sweeney Art Gallery, U.C. Riverside, CA

1998         

                  “NEW WINDOWS IN ONE COLORADO” Pasadena, CA

                  “CONTACT” Brewery Projects, Los Angeles, CA

                  “ACCESS ALL AREAS” Japanese American Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA

                  “L.A.M.3, Ubermain Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

                  “HOT POP”, New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA

                  “ART IN JEANS”, Florence, Italy (catalog)

1997

                              “MEMORIES OF OVER DEVELOPMENT: Philippine Diaspora in Contemporary

                        Art”, Museum of Art, Grand Forks, North Dakota

                  “MEMORIES OF OVER DEVELOPMENT: Philippine Diaspora in Contemporary

                        Art”, Plug-In Gallery, Winnipeg, Canada

                              “UMBRA PENUMBRA”, Academy Arts Center, Image Foundation, Honolulu,

                                    Hawaii

                              “VIDEO EXHIBITION” Hohenthal und Bergen Gallery, Koln, Germany

                              “LIE OF THE LAND” University Museum, Santa Barbara, CA

                  “MEMORIES OF OVER DEVELOPMENT: Philippine Diaspora in Contemporary

                                    Art”, University of California, Riverside Fine Arts Gallery, Riverside, CA

1996         

                  “Muse X Exhibition, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

                  “Muse X Exhibition, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA

                  “ARS ELECTRONICA” Ars Electronica Complex, Linz Austria

                  “MEMORIES OF OVER DEVELOPMENT: Philippine Diaspora is Contemporary

                        Art”, University of California, Irvine Art Gallery, Irvine, CA

1995         

                  “LONG DISTANCE RELATIONSHIPS: You, Me and My Telephone”

                        Saint Mary’s College, Maryland

                  “SELF PORTRAYAL”, Post L.A., Los Angeles, CA

                  “UNOFFICIAL REALITIES” Manhattan Beach Mall, Manhattan Beach, CA          

                  “SIGGRAPH ‘1995”, Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA

                  “VEERED SCIENCE”, Huntington Beach Center for the Arts, Huntington

                        Beach, CA

                  “SOFT TOUCH”, NewSpace, Los Angeles, CA

                  “1995 INTERACTIVE MEDIA FESTIVAL” Variety Arts Center, Los Angeles, CA

                  “DIGITAL ALCHEMY”, San Francisco, CA

                  “TREASURE IN THE HOUSE” Highways, Santa Monica, CA

                   “UNDER CONSTRUCTION: Rethinking Image of Identity”, Pasadena Armory,

                        Pasadena, CA

                  “PERSISTENT DISPOSITIONS: Technetronic Identities”, California Institute for

                        the Arts, Valencia, CA

1994

                  “L.A.X.: Los Angeles Biennial, Sincerity and other Peccadilloes”, Otis Art

                        Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

                  “DIDEROT AND THE LAST ILLUMIAIRES”, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA

                  “FAR BIZZARE”, Bingo Building, Los Angeles, CA

                  “NEW VOICES ‘94” Allen Memorial Museum, Oberlin, Ohio

                  “FACULTY/STAFF: New Works”, University of California, Irvine, Fine Art Gallery,

                        Irvine, CA

                  “BLOW UP”, Forum Zeitgenossischer Komponisten, Austrian Broadcast Corp.

                        Theater (ORF), Wien, Austria

                  “FAR PARKED” The Los Angeles Art Fair, Los Angeles, CA

1993         

                  “SCHOOL DAYS”, Jan Baum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

                  “SOLO SERIES OF THREE”, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA

                  “DURABLE GOODS, The Los Angeles International”, NewSpace, Los Angeles,

                        CA

                  “NATIONAL VIDEO EXHIBITION” Moreau Gallery, Saint Mary’s College, Notre

                        Dame, Indiana

1992

                  “CROSS SECTION”, Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA

                  “VIRGIN TERRITORIES” Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA

                  “VIDEONALE 5”, Banderwunshprogramn, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn,

                        Germany

                  “BREAKING BARRIERS”, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA

                  “VISITORS AT NARCISSUS’ REFLECTING POOL”, Lucas Auditorium, University

                        of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

1991

                  “SPIKED TONGUES”, Saddleback College Art Gallery, Mission Viejo, CA

                             

 

EXHIBITION ORGANIZER

2008         

“THE LONG WEEKEND” organized with Nancy Buchanan at Phantom Galleries.

“THE BREWERY PROJECT CAPSTONE” The Pasadena Armory, Pasadena, CA

2006

                  “ANIMAL” Brewery Projects, Los Angeles, CA

2005

                  “THIS IS THE PLACE, THIS IS THE PERSON, THIS IS THE THING” The Brewery

                        Projects, CA

                  “TRANSLATIONS” Post, Los Angeles, CA

2004

                  “SUTURE”, D.U.M.B.O. Experimental Film and Video Festival, Brooklyn NY

2003

                  “SOFT MACHINES” The Brewery Projects, Los Angeles, CA, Nov. 2003

                              “NOBODY WALKS in L.A.” DUMBO experimental film and video festival,

                                    Brooklyn, NY, Oct 2003

2002

                  “MEDIA” Brewery Projects, Los Angeles, CA.  2002

2001

                  "IN THE BELLY OF THE BEAST: Experimental Video in the

                  Shadow of Hollywood" Rome, Italy 1997

1997

                  "COLLECTIVE NOISE" Collective Noise Gallery, Los Angeles,

                        CA, 1997

                  "JUST A MINUTE" Los Angeles Center for Photographic

                        Studies (LACPS), Los Angeles, CA,

1995

                  "1995 FESTIVAL OF PHILIPPINE ARTS AND CULTURE," Film & Video Screening

                        Cabrello Auditorium, San Pedro, CA

1994

                  "1994 FESTIVAL OF PHILIPPINE ARTS AND CULTURE," Film & Video Screening

                  Cabrello Auditorium, San Pedro, CA

1992

                  "MEMORY INSERTION," F.A.R. Bazaar, Old Federal Reserve Bank Building, Los

                  Angeles

1991

                  "CHANGE IN SOUTH AFRICA: Video Documentaries," "ONE NAMIBIA, ONE

                  NATION", By Nancy Buchanan, "EXCERPTS OF FOOTAGE FROM SOUTH

AFRICA", Produced by Karen Hayes, Barnsdall Park Gallery Theater, Los Angeles

 

 

SELECTED CATALOG BOOKS AND REVIEWS

                              "BODY ART: PERFORMING THE SUBJECT" By Amelia Jones, University of

                  Minnesota, Acknowledgments, 315n16, 323n81

 

                              “SPACE SITE INTERVENTION” Edited by Erika Suderburg, “The

                                    Situationists” and Recent Installations: Joseph Santarromana’s

                                    Intersubjective Engagements”, By Amelia Jones

 

                              "JOSEPH SANTARROMANA at NEWSPACE GALLERY" By Collette Chattopadhyay,

                        Asian Art  & News, Sept./Oct. 1996 (picture).

 

                  “JOSEPH SANTARROMANA at NewSpace”, 28 May-29 June, By Ken

                        Gonzales Day, Art Issues, Sept./Oct. 1996, pg. 45 (picture)

 

                  "FAMOUS FACES" By David Pagel, Los Angeles Times, June 13, 1996, Cover

                        Calendar Section

 

                  "TECHNOFORNIA"  By Peter Lunenfeld, FLASH ART, March-April 1996 p. 69-71,

                        Photo.

                 

                              "ARTISTS MEET MACHINE AGE" By Zan Dubin, Los Angeles Times/Calendar,

                                    July 4, 1994 F1, F2.

                 

                  “TECHNOLOGY MADE ACCESSIBLE IN 'VEERED”, By Zan Dubin, Los Angeles

                        Times, 5, 1995, Section F.

 

                  “VEERED SCIENCE/A VITAL MATRIX, By Terri Friedman, "Zing Magazine: a

                        curatorial crossing" Autumn 1995, n.p.

 

                  "UNOFFICIAL REALITIES," Essay by JoAnn Hanley Exhibition catalogue,

                        Manhattan Friends of the Arts, 1142 Manhattan Ave. Suite 271,

                        Manhattan Beach CA 90266

 

                  "ARTIFICIAL GARDENING," By Andrew Leonard, WIRED, Oct., 1995, pg. 174

 

                  "VEERED SCIENCE CATALOGUE," Essay by Marilou Knode, Exhibition

                        Catalog, Huntington Beach Art Center, 538 Main Street, Huntington

                        Beach CA, 92648

                 

                  "1995 INTERACTIVE MEDIA FESTIVAL," Exhibition Catalog, 448 Bryant St., San

                        Francisco, CA 94107

                       

                  "THE TELE-GARDEN" 1995 BBC 2 BROADCAST, 1/2 hour Program on The Tele

                        Garden Project.

 

                  "IDEAS 'UNDER CONSTRUCTION' AT ARMORY," By William Wilson, Los Angeles

                        Times (Calendar Section, Art Reviews), January 21, 1995

                       

                  "UNDER CONSTRUCTION rethinking images of identity," Essay by Michael

                        Anderson and Sue Spaid Exhibition Catalog, 1995 Armory Center for the

                        Arts 145 North Raymond Avenue, Pasadena California 91103

                                   

                  "NEW VOICES 94," Essay by Lucinda Barnes, Exhibition Catalog, Allen

                        Memorial Museum Bulletin (v.XLVll, 2 1994)

 

                 

                  "LAX 94," Essay by Anne Ayers, Exhibition Catalog, LAX: The Los Angeles

                        Exhibition

 

                  "NEW VOICES," By Douglas Utter, The New Art Examiner (v.22, n.3, pp. 48-9)

                       

                  "ART'S NEW VOICES SING," Oberlin Show Up To Snuff, By Steven Litt, The Plain

                        Dealer (Ohio) Arts & Living, May 2, 1994

 

                  "PERSONAL IDENTITY EXPLORED," By Dorothy Shinn, Akron Beacon-Journal,

                        May 1, 1994

                       

                  "ALLEN MEMORIAL ART MUSEUM New Voices 1994," Catalogue, Dialogue,

                        March/April, 1994

                       

                  "OBERLIN MUSEUM OFFERS LOOK AT NEW ART FORMS," By Caroline Yount,

                        The Chronicle-Telegram/ARTS (Ohio), April 29, 1994

                       

                  "KONZERT FÜR DAMEN IHRE AFFEND UND ORCHESTER IM ORF-FUNKHAUS," By

                        Reinhard  Kager Der Standard Kulture, Vienna, February 28, 1994

 

                  "WATERBORNE," Joseph Santarromana at NewSpace Gallery, By Timothy

                        Nolan, Artweek, February 3, 1994

                       

                  "SOUTH BAY SMORGASBORD Pot-Luck Fin De Siecle in and Around Long

                        Beach," By Shirle Gottlieb, Visions Art Quarterly Magazine, Winter 1993

                                   

                  "ART PICK OF THE WEEK," By Peter Frank, Los Angeles Weekly, Jan. 28 1994

                       

                  "TELINVERSIONS AND TELEVERSES ," Video Vistas from the 3rd Independent

                        Freewaves, Video Festival in Los Angeles By Jacki Apple

                                   

                  "Visions Art Quarterly, Summer 1993," The Los Angeles International, By

                        David Pagel, Artforum, Summer 1993

                                   

                  "Aesthetics of Stuff From 99-cent Stores," By Peter Frank, Press Telegram,

                        May 16, 1993

                       

                  "BEST BET," By Mary Helen Berg,, Los Angeles Times / South Bay,  April 18,

                        1993

                       

                  "Teasing Visual Double-Entendre in Provocative Exhibit," By Kinney Littlefield,

                        Press Telegram, June 14, 1992

                       

                  "Spiked Tongues At Saddleback Punctures Cultural Stereotypes," By Cathy

                        Curtis, Los Angeles Times / Orange County,  November 11, 1991

 

AWARDS

 

 

                THE DURFEE FOUNDATION ARC (ARTISTS RESOURCE FOR COMPLETION), 2007

 

                  WESTAF/NEA 1996, Honorable Mention

 

                  FESTIVAL OF INTERACTIVE VISUAL ARTS (FIVA) Top Award 1996

 

                  INTERVAL RESEARCH and the VOYAGER COMPANY "1995 New Voices/New

                        Visions: Noteworthy Works"

 

                  CITY OF KOBE, Japan, Interactive Media Award, 1995

                       

                  ART MATTERS FELLOWSHIP, 1995

 

                  Los Angeles, Contemporary Exhibitions (L.A.C.E.) Project Grant, 1993

 

                  City of Los Angeles, Cultural Affairs Grant 1993

 

                  Long Beach Museum of Art, Open Channels Grant, 1993

 

                  The Brody Fellowship, New Genre, 1992

 

                  Helen Lundeburg - Lorser Feitelson Scholarship, 1992

                 

                  Angels Gate, Solo Series Award, 1992