Biography

Selected Works / Exhibitions / Biography / Available Inventory

Sol Hashemi
Born 1987, Vancouver, WA
Lives in New York and Seattle

Solo and Collaborative Exhibitions

2013
Technical Support. Annarumma Gallery, Naples, Italy
Software Update / System Build. Henry Art Gallery, Seattle

2012
Industry Standard. James Harris Gallery, Seattle
Northwest Flower & Garden Show. Booth 306, Washington State Convention Center, Seattle. With Carson Fisk-Vittori and Elizabeth Abrahamson

2011
All Your Base Are Belong To Us. Fred Wildlife, Seattle. With Jason Hirata. Curated by Michael Van Horn
Rock Show. James Harris Gallery, Seattle

2010
Metabolizing Costco. Ditch Projects, Springfield OR. With Rebar Neimi. Curated by Jessica Powers.
Hidden Snacks. Punch Gallery, Seattle. With Jason Hirata
Object History Awareness. Gallery4Culture, Seattle
To Be Like That Which You Have. Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle. With Jason Hirata

2009
The Gift Shop Presents: Presents. Henry Art Gallery, Seattle. With Claire Cowie and Jason Hirata.
Generally, incidentally, light. The Dirty Shed, at the residence of Betsey Brock and Eric Fredericksen, Seattle. With Jason Hirata
Please Stand By; Stand By Me. Punch Gallery, Seattle. With Jason Hirata

Selected Group Exhibitions

2014
ULO Part 1. Interstate Projects, Brooklyn. Curated by Zachary Davis
2013
Turnpike. Neverland Space, Online/Zurich. Curated by Vincent Uribe
Dream Island. Royal College of Art, London. With Jason Hirata. Curated by Juste Kostikovaite
Peculiar Poetics. Design Cloud Gallery, Chicago. Curated by Alysia Alex

2012
Exhibition&. The Cleaners. Portland, OR. Curated by Jeanine Jablonski.
Variable Control. Third Party Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio. With Elizabeth Abrahamson and Carson
Fisk-Vittori
Aesthetics Room. Mr. Kitly, Melbourne AU. Curated by Kim Brockett

2011
Letha Wilson and Sol Hashemi. LVL3 Gallery at MDW Fair, Chicago
Bubble Belly. MotelLucie at Artissima Lido. Turin, Italy
Group Affinity. Kunstverein München, Munich
Wild Kingdom. Texas State University, San Marcos
The Pajama Game. NEPO House, Seattle. Curated by Jason Hirata

2010
Mirror Mirror. James Harris Gallery, Seattle
Stream. Pent House Gallery, Baltimore +Space 15 Twenty, Los Angeles. Curated by Jennilee Marigomen and Andrew Laumann
Chilliwack International Biennial. Lake Cultus, British Columbia, Canada
aLiVe at Bellwether 2010. Bellevue City Hall. Bellevue, WA

2009
Winner Takes All. Punch Gallery, Seattle
Call and Response: Crawl Space Gallery, Seattle Juror – Jeffry Mitchell

Grants and Awards

Kayla Skinner Special Recognition Award. Seattle Art Museum 2013
Sea-Cat Artist Grant (Seattle Catalogue) 2012
Site-Specific Award for the NW Flower and Garden Show. 4Culture. Seattle
Artsparks Award. Pioneer Square, Seattle, WA 2010
Mary Gates Research Scholar. 7th Annual Summer Institute in the Arts and Humanities: U. of W. 2008
Matt J. Jarvis Travel Award For Photography. University of Washington 2008

Screenings, Projects, and Performances

Garage Sale. Seattle Art Museum. With Elizabeth Abrahamson 2012
Undisclosed Title. Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle. With Jason Hirata 2011
Untitled Workshop. Seattle University. With Jason Hirata 2010
Glow in the Dark Slideshow. Henry Art Gallery, Seattle 2009
Untitled (Light Sculpture Performance). Henry Art Gallery 2009

Artist Lectures

University of Washington, 3D4M 2013
Photo Center Northwest. Seattle 2012
University of Washington, Photomedia. With Elizabeth Abrahamson and Carson Fisk-Vittori. 2012
University of Washington, Photomedia. 2012, 2011, 2010

Residencies:

/pos. Pietmondriaan.com 2013

Public Collections

Portland Art Museum, Portland OR

Education

BFA in PhotoMedia, University of Washington 2009

Selected Press

Khemsurov, Monica; “Eye Candy” Sight Unseen, April 3rd 2014
Graves, Jen; “The Folksy Internet” The Stranger, August 14th 2013
The Editors; “Forces of Nature” Bullett Magazine, Summer 2013 Pgs. 20-21
Elliot-Jones, Rachel; “Aesthetics Room” The Thousands, Thursday July 5th 2012
Graves, Jen; “Too Small to Fail” The Stranger, October 25th 2011
Graves, Jen; “Stranger Genius Awards: The Shortlist” The Stranger, September 14th 2011
Graves, Jen; “I Want a Rock” The Stranger, May 17th 2011
Suzanne Beal; “How Sol Hashemi Rocks My World” Seattle Met, May 5th 2011
Powers, Jessica; “Hashemi’s Studiousness” ArtSlant Worldwide, March 1st 2010
Upchurch, Michael; “Sol Hashemi’s show offers fine photography with sly themes” The Seattle Times, February 19th, 2010
Hackett, Regina; “Sol Hashemi – Object History Awareness” ArtsJournal, February 19th 2010
The Editors; “The Shock of the Potlatch” CityArts Magazine. December 2009
Grant, Adriana; “It’s in the Air, Tonight” Arcade Magazine. Winter 2009 Pg. 12
Hackett, Regina; “Saturday night at the Dirty Shed.” Another Bouncing Ball; ArtsJournal, August 31st 2009
Graves, Jen; “What Jason Hirata and Sol Hashemi Can Do for You in a Dirty Shed” The Stranger, August 5th, 2009
Graves, Jen; “Indian Gifts.” The Stranger, April 21st 2009

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