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EDUCATION
MFA, Stanford University, 2012
BFA, California College of the Arts, 2007

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

2015-present Stanford University, Lecturer

SOLO & TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2017 Still Life, Aimee Friberg Exhibitions, San Francisco CA*
2016 Rhonda Holberton, ZONA MACO SUR, Mexico City, Curated by João Mourão and Luis Silva, Co-directors at Kunsthalle Lissabon, Lisbon
2015 Rhonda Holberton & James Cordas, City Limits, Oakland, CA
2015 You Are Something That the Whole World is Doing, Berkeley Art Center
2014 The Italian Navigator has Landed in the New World, Royal Nonesuch Gallery, Oakland CA
2014 YOU BECAUSE FREE INSTANTLY NEW, ProArts, Oakland CA*
2014 Rhonda Holberton, Aimee Friberg Exhibitions, San Francisco CA
2013 Two Otherwise Distant Points, Mesa, San Francisco, CA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016 Third Party, CNTRL+SHFT, Oakland, CA
Perhaps We Could Chat Through a Few Specifics, FIFI Projects, Mexico City, Mexico
2015 MESA Retrospective, The Age of Multiples, Los Angeles, CA
2014 The Battery, The Battery, San Francisco, CA
2013 SJICA Annual Juried Art Exhibition, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA*
The Long Conversation, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
NextNewCA, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
2012 Introductions, Root Division, San Francisco CA
Visible Horizons, San Francisco Arts Commission Main Gallery, SF CA*
Never Odd or Even, Root Division, San Francisco CA*

*indicates catalog

RESIDENCIES & AWARDS
2016 Autodesk Artist in Residence (deferred)
2014-2015 Honorary Artist in Residence Kala, Berkeley
2014 Project Grant, ProArts, Oakland
2014 CAMAC, Artist in Residence, Marnay-sur-Seine, France
2014 Fellowship, Fondation Ténot, Paris, France
2013 Project Grant, Southern Exposure, San Francisco
2012 SFMoMA SECA Grant Nomination
2012 Project Grant, San Francisco Arts Commission
2000-2007 Presidential Scholarship, California College of the Arts
2007 Best of Junior Review, California College of the Arts
2006 Project Sponsorship, Design Out of the Box

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2016 Stromberg, Matt, Zona MACO’s Curated Sections Bring a Welcome Coherence to the Art Fair. Hyperallergic. Feb 5, 2016.
2016. Romero, Carolina. Zona Maco 2016 Mexico. Cuartos Curo. Feb 5, 2016.
2016 Zona Maco Sur. Barnebys (Sweden)
2015 Moss, Ceci. ‘First Look: Rhonda Holberton.’ Art in America. April 2015 p.27
2015 Persson, Henrik . ‘The Smell of Security.’ Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies: Global Scanning Review. Issue 3/2005 pg 5.
2015 Gross, Elena. ‘Cold Storage: James Cordas and Rhonda Holberton.’ Daily Serving.
2015 Lutz, Leora. ‘DISPARATE MEASURES.’ SFAQ.
2014 Haak-Frendscho, E. Maude. ‘Rhonda Holberton at Royal Nonesuch Gallery.’ Temporary Art Review.
2014 Lutz, Leora. ‘YOU BECAUSE FREE INSTANTLY NEW.’ Exhibition Catalogue.
2014 Simons, Amanda N. ‘Rhonda Holberton: YOU BECAUSE FREE INSTANTLY NEW.’
2012 Hotchiss, Sarah. Subtle Explorations of Line in SFAC’s ‘Visible Horizons.‘ KQED.
2012 Shultz, Oliver. ‘Catastrophe and the Poetics of Mediation’, Never Odd or Even Exhibition Catalog. Stanford University Department of Art & Art History.
2012 Skelton Simon, Sydney. ‘To the Limit’, Never Odd or Even Exhibition Catalog, Stanford University Department of Art & Art History.
2006 Del Conte, Natali T.. ‘Yahoo Designers Lick Mice, Race Babies. PC Magazine.’

INVITED LECTURES
2016 Experimental Drawing (Faculty: Yulia Pinkusevich), Mills College, CA
Graduate Lecture Series, California State University, Hayward CA
Graduate Seminar (Faculty: Kim Anno), CCA San Francisco, CA
Senior Capstone (Faculty: Dana Hemenway), CSU East Bay, Hayward, CA
2015 Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous UC Davis, CA
Intermediate Photography (Faculty: Jennifer Brandon), Mills College, CA
SFAI, San Francisco CA
2014 The Battery, San Francisco CA
2013 Art Lab (Faculty: Kim Anno) California College of the Arts
2012 SF MOMA SECA Public Tour, Root Division, San Francisco
2009 Lecture: Geopolitical Ruptures, Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous USF, CA

MISC ACTIVITIES
2016 Panel Discussion,’Future Life Regression.’ Kadist Foundation. San Francisco, CA
Session Lead: Rigging & Motion Capture, Game Jam. California State University, Hayward, CA
Visiting Artist: Graduate Seminar (Faculty: Anthony Discenza) SFAI. San Francisco, CA
2014 Director: The Artist and the Scientist: A Journal of Post Anthropocenic Aesthetics
2012 Editor: Visible Horizons, Published with a grant from the San Francisco Arts Commission
2012-2014 Project Manager/Mechanical Engineer for Jim Campbell, San Francisco CA
2009 Co-organizer, Web Designer, Archivist: Rising Tide Conference, a joint effort between CCA and Stanford
2009 Panel Moderator: Geopolitics; John Zarobell, SFMOMA; Ignacio Valero, CCA; Jay Jasper Pugao, Environmental Service Learning Initiative

COURSES TAUGHT

Stanford University
Instructor
Embodied Interface (Fall 2016)
Advanced Interaction Design (Spring 2016, Spring 2017)
Sculpture I (Winter 2016)
Sculpture II (Winter 2016)
Art & Electronics (Winter 2016, Winter 2017)
Data as Material (Fall 2015, Fall 2016)
Digital Printmaking (Spring 2015)
Interdisciplinary Art Junior Seminar (Winter 2012)
Independent Study
Painting & Drawing (3 students over Winter/Spring 2016)
Design (Winter 2016)
Digital Printmaking (Spring 2015)
Mentor, Senior Capstone Projects (Spring 2015)

California College of the Arts
Programming and Electronics (Spring 2017)
Advanced Programming & Electronics (Spring 2017)

California State University, East Bay
Professional Practices for Design (Spring/Fall/Winter 2016, Spring 2017)
Software Design for Multimedia (Graduate) (Spring 2016, Spring 2017)
Graphic Communication (Winter 2017, Spring 2017)

TA EXPERIENCE
2012 Art & Biology, Experimental Media Arts. Stanford University
2012 Sculpture I, Sculpture. Stanford University
2011 Sculpture II, Sculpture. Stanford University
2011 Art & Electronics, Experimental Media Arts. Stanford University
2010 Ecology of Materials, Sculpture. Stanford University