Justin Clifford Rhody (b. 1984, Flint Michigan)

Lives and works in New Mexico

justincliffordrhody@gmail.com

 

 

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

2019

Flea Market Finds, Santa Fe Public Library (Southside Branch), Santa Fe NM

2018

Ten Photographs from Cambodia, Huffin Studios, Oakland CA

Slo-Mo, Etiquette, Santa Fe NM

2017

Borrowed Dreams, Naming Gallery, Oakland CA

 

2016

Response Ability, Radical Abacus, Santa Fe NM

 

2015

Negative Leather, ListenHear Gallery, Indianapolis IN

The First Morning of the Earth, The Ladybug House, San Francisco CA

 

2014

Recent Work, MOCO Gallery, Oakland CA

 

2013

The Problem With Men, Space Camp Micro Gallery, Indianapolis IN

 

2012

The World is a Wedding, Skylab Gallery, Columbus OH

 

2010

Bad Buddhist: there's always someone in the next room, moving things around, Clawfoot Gallery, Lincoln NE

The Digital Effort, Boxcar Books, Bloomington IN

 

2009

Behind My Back Rests An Empty Chair; all i care about is my job and my girlfriend, Waterfall Arts Center, Belfast ME

 

2008

I'm An American Band, The Hospital, Bloomington IN

 

2007

I Just Don't Want To Go To Jail, Boxcar Books, Bloomington IN

Fingers Are Intentional, Sweet Hickory Gallery, Bloomington IN

 

 

 

2-person and Group Exhibitions

 

2019

Silk Purse / Sow's Ear, Santa Fe Arts Commission Community Gallery

2018

Summer Show, Carrie Able Gallery, Brooklyn NY

Free Range, London England (curated by Pylot Magazine)

 

2017

Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland CA

Four Elements (curated by Marina Trancoso), online exhibition, Float Photo Magazine

We Are The Tablecloth (with Erin Allen, Abigail Smith, Stephanie Lister & anonymous), Huffin Studios, Oakland CA

Post-Prescence, Rayko Photo Center, San Francisco CA

 

2016

Cold Summer (curated by Peter Shear), The Provincial, Kaleva MI

Soma Daze, Waterfall Arts Center, Belfast ME

Farewell, Ladybug House, San Francisco CA

2015

#WORKinPROGRESS (curated by Elizabeth Renstrom), ROOT Studios, Brooklyn NYC

Night Light, SOMArts, San Francisco CA

 

2014

LoBot Gallery, Oakland CA

Roxie Theater, San Francisco CA

Fluorescent Gallery, Bloomington IN

Skylab Gallery, Columbus OH

Lucky Creation, Brooklyn NY

 

2013

Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley CA

Black Hole Cinematheque, Oakland CA

The Cruise (with Christopher Stanton), Blueline Gallery, Bloomington IN

Superchief Gallery, New York NY

 

2012

Feelings 3 (with Peter Shear), The Sound Workshop, Bloomington IN

Curating Contemporary, online

Space Camp MicroGallery, Indianapolis IN

 

2011

Feelings 2 (with Peter Shear), Dreamland Theater, Ypsilanti MI

Paper Crane Gallery, Bloomington IN

Space 101, Bloomington IN

 

2010

Feelings (with Peter Shear), The Hospital, Bloomington IN

The Hospital, Bloomington IN

 

2009

Aarhus Gallery, Belfast ME

 

2008

CooKout II, 804 S. Rogers St., Bloomington IN

 

2007

CooKout, 804 S. Rogers St., Bloomington IN

Residencies

 

2018, Sept: Latitude, Chicago IL

2015, Sept-Nov: The Center for New Music, San Francisco CA (Audio-visual programming series)

Curatorial

 

2018, Nov-Dec

White Leaves Artist Residency 1st Annual Group Show, Northern New Mexico College of El Rito and Etiquette, Santa Fe NM

 

2016, Jan-Feb

Charles Gatewood: Vintage Photographs & Contemporary Collages, Ladybug House, San Francisco CA

 

2013 - 2018

Vernacular Visions 35mm slideshow series

 

Select Books & Publications

 

2019 (forthcoming)

Old Waterfall, (with collagist Abigail Smith), 12 pg artist's book, saddle-stitch binding, Self-published

2018

Slo-Mo, Issue 7, Self-published electrophotographic zine

2017

Alone Together, (with collagist Abigail Smith), 12 pg artist's book, saddle-stitch binding, Self-published

A Horse With A Name, 68 pg paperback book, perfect binding, Rebel Hands Press

Slow Boat To China, (with collagist Abigail Smith), 12 pg artist's book, saddle-stitch binding, Self-published

Married to America, 55 pg color photobook, softcover, perfect binding, Hidden Eye Press

 

2016

Slo-Mo, Issue 6, self-published electrophotographic zine

Vernacular Visions: collected flyers 2013-2016, 68 pg offset printed, Degenerate Ephemera

December 21st, 2012: Chichicastenango, 48 pg color photobook, softcover, perfect binding, Mirro Editions

 

2015

Capricious Magazine, Volume 2 Issue 16, 216 page hardcover book

Zona Urbana, 114 page color monograph, Mirro Editions

 

2012

Sliding Glass Door, 68 page color photobook, Bathetic Records

 

2011

Slo-Mo illustrated #5, 48 pages, self-published

Slo-Mo illustrated #4, 96 pages, self-published

 

2010

Slo-Mo illustrated #3, 96 pages, self-published

 

2009

"There's Nothing You Can Do, I Don't Want Any Help", 24 pages, self-published

Slo-Mo illustrated #2, 96 pages, self-published

 

2008

Slo-Mo illustrated #1, 96 pages, self-published

 

2006

Texturized Focus (control), 96 page color photobook, self-published

 

                    

 

Select Slideshow Presentations & Talks

 

2018

Northern New Mexico College, Espanola NM

Huffin Studios, Oakland CA

Poetic Research Bureau, Los Angeles CA

 

2017

Naming Gallery, Oakland CA

Etiquette, Santa Fe NM

White Leaves Artist Residency, El Rito NM

Huffin Studios, Oakland CA

First Exposures Mentorship Program, San Francisco CA

 

2016

Floristree, Baltimore MD

Nightlight, Chapel Hill NC

Archer Beach Haus, Chicago IL

Green Gallery, Milwaukee WI

William Kerr Foundation, St. Louis MO

Night Blooms Darkroom & Bookstore, Kansas City MO

Barking Legs Theater, Chattanooga TN

The Salt Lick, Oakland CA

Huffin Studios, Oakland CA

ATA Gallery, San Francisco CA

Black Hole Cinematheque, Oakland CA

 

2015

The Center for New Music, San Francisco CA

E.M. Wolfman Books, Oakland CA

The Projection Museum, Portland OR

Madame of the Arts, Minneapolis MN

General Public Collective, Indianapolis IN

Radical Abacus, Santa Fe NM

The Ranch, Joshua Tree CA

Echo Park Film Center, Los Angeles CA

Ladybug House, San Francisco CA

ATA Gallery, San Francisco CA

Cement Factory Lofts, West Oakland CA

Black Hole Cinematheque, Oakland CA

 

2014

Echo Park Film Center, Los Angeles CA

Black Hole Cinematheque, Oakland CA

MOCO Gallery, Oakland CA

 

2013

Lake Merritt, Oakland CA

MOCO Gallery, Oakland CA

VACATION, San Francisco CA

 

2012

Black Hole Cinematheque, Oakland CA

Woolsey Heights, Berekely CA

Concord Art Space, Los Angeles CA

Display Gallery, Gainesville FL

+Solo Gallery, Jacksonville FL

MOMO arts space, St. Louis MO

LalaLand Arts, Fayetteville AR

Skylab Gallery, Columbus OH

The Distant Castle Collective, Worcester MA

Carpenter Gallery, Providence RI

Media Mansion, Northampton MA

Tomatoe Gallery, Brooklyn NY

 

2011

Murphy Arts Building, Indianapolis IN

Fun Hog IV Festival, Portland OR

 

2010

Hollow Earth Radio, Seattle WA

Lemp Arts Center, St. Louis MO

itlookslikeitsopen Gallery, Columbus OH

Roots & Culture Gallery, Chicago IL

 

Bibliography

2019

Fraction Magazine: Issue 122

http://www.fractionmagazine.com/issue-122

 

2018

Pylot Magazine, feature on The Western Lands

http://www.pylotmagazine.com/the-western-lands/

 

Jeff Jefferson & the Lodestones "Country Noir", Cassette/Digital cover art

https://thelodestones.bandcamp.com/album/burn-country-country-noir

 

Strant, Pictures Without Words - VOL 001, ISS 003

http://www.strantmag.com/nowords001003/

 

2017

Strant, review of Married to America

http://www.strantmag.com/married-to-america-by-justin-clifford-rhody/

 

Photo-Eye blog, book of the week (Married to America)

http://blog.photoeye.com/2017/07/book-of-week-pick-by-christian-michael.html

 

VISCERAL8, feature

http://www.visceral8.com/justin-rhody

Strant, a brief interview

http://www.strantmag.com/a-brief-interview-with-justin-clifford-rhody/

Phroom Magazine (Italy), feature on The Western Lands series

http://phroommagazine.com/justin-clifford-rhody/

 

2016

Another Something (Netherlands), feature on The Western Lands series

http://www.anothersomething.org/2016/10/19/western-lands/

 

Cube "My Cube" LP, insert artwork

https://lefthandpathwax.bandcamp.com/album/my-cube

 

The Rio Grande Sun (Espanola NM)

June 23rd Arts Section Feature, essay by Robert Eckert

 

New Landscape Photography, feature on The Western Lands series

http://newlandscapephotography.com/2016/05/12/justin-rhody/

 

Jeff Zagers "All for the Love of Sunshine", LP/CD cover artwork

http://wharfcatrecords.com/store/i729fuh8lk2u3gllpzdcx38jq2r9lc

 

Float Photo Magazine, feature on the Horse Track Portrait series

http://fliphtml5.com/vuob/spek

 

The Lucky Jotter (UK), feature on the Horse Track Portrait series

http://theluckyjotter.com/artists#/justin-clifford-rhody/

 

Phosmag, feature on the Vernacular Visions slideshow series

http://phosmag.com/2016/02/22/justin-clifford-rhody/

 

Arcademi (Germany), Feature

www.arcademi.com/justin-clifford-rhody/

 

Roach Motel, Interview

http://roachmotel.tumblr.com/post/138085206344

 

Terratory Journal, feature on The Western Lands series

http://www.terratory.org/fall2015/2016/1/31/justin-clifford-rhody-land-of-enchantment

 

Open Arms (Greece)

http://i-memsea.tumblr.com/post/134076286848/justin-clifford-rhody

 

 

2015

Emulsive, Interview

http://emulsive.org/interviews/i-am-justin-rhody-and-this-is-why-i-shoot-film

 

Sensitive Skin Magazine, Feature on the Horse Track Portrait series

http://sensitiveskinmagazine.com/horse-track-portraits-justin-clifford-rhody/

 

TRIP Magazine (UK), Feature on The Western Lands series

http://tripmag.co.uk/the-western-lands/

 

Phosmag, Feature on the book Zona Urbana

http://phosmag.com/2015/10/20/zona-urbana-by-justin-clifford-rhody/

 

TUB Small Library (Portugal), Review of the book Zona Urbana

http://theunknownbooks.tumblr.com/post/130469640759/title-zona-urbana-author-justin-clifford-rhody

 

Pylot Magazine, Feature on the Horse Track Portrait series

http://www.pylotmagazine.com/horse-track-portraits/

 

Mutantspace (Ireland), Feature on the Dec. 21st 2012: Chichicastenango series

http://www.mutantspace.com/justin-clifford-rhody-photographs-chichicastenango-mayan-culture/

 

Paper Journal, Feature on The Western Lands series

www.paper-journal.com/justin-clifford-rhody-the-western-lands/

 

Capricious Magazine, Vol. 2 Issue 16 - 216 page, full color, hardcover edition

www.becapricious.com/shop/volume-2-issue-no-16-ex

 

East Bay Express, Feature article on the Vernacular Visions slideshow series

www.eastbayexpress.com/oakland/vernacular-visions-roving-light/Content?oid=4480968

 

PRIVATE (France), Feature / Interview

www.privatephotoreview.com/2015/09/the-western-lands-photo-essay-by-justin-clifford-rhody/

 

SFMOMA on the go, Online photo feature

http://sfmoma.tumblr.com/post/123767756832/submissionfriday-untitled-bodega-bay-ca-2015

 

The Conversant, Interview about the Vernacular Visions slideshow series

www.theconversant.org/?p=9526

 

The Examiner, feature on Vernacular Visions' residency series at the Center for New Music

www.examiner.com/article/the-bleeding-edge-tania-chen-will-curate-another-series-of-multimedia-concerts

 

Amadeus Magazine, Interview

www.amadeusmag.com/blog/the-ambiguous-enthrallment-of-justin-rhodys-free-form-photography/

 

Torturing Nurse  "Collapse/Ikiru", LP cover artwork

www.limelodge.org/releases/torturing-nurse-collapse-ikiru

 

Satellite Journal, Feature on The Western Lands series

www.satellitejournal.com/terrene#/western-lands/

 

The Editorial Magazine, Interview

www.the-editorialmagazine.com/?p=6289

 

SFAQ International Arts & Culture, Top Picks of San Francisco

www.sfaq.us/2015/04/a-selection-of-friday-openings-san-francisco/

 

Sensitive Skin Magazine, Issue 12

www.sensitiveskinmagazine.com/sensitive-skin-12-poetry-month-special/

 

Don/Dean, Interview

www.dondeanblog.com/post/112473354851/justin-clifford-rhody

 

We Are All Very Anxious (UK)

http://anxious.xyz/justin

 

The Latent Image

latentimage.us/2015/02/13/justin-clifford-rhody-thirty/

 

 

2014

SF GATE, Sept 3rd

"Small Press Distribution Movie Night: Local poets’ films on marquee"

 

 

2013

Forget Good, Issue 7

http://issuu.com/forgetgood/docs/fg_jan_2013_v2

 

The Latent Image

 

 

2012

Vice Magazine, Feature article

www.vice.com/read/sliding-glass-door

 

The Land Line Quarterly, Issue 2, images accompanying the article

"Corridor of Illegality: Guatemala's Violent Past and Uncertain Future" by Abigail Smith

 

NISHA Magazine (Russia), Interview

www.nishamag.tumblr.com/post/28322702002/justin-clifford-rhody

 

One Giant Arm (U.K.)

www.onegiantarm.com/2012/01/30/justin-c-rhody-electrographs/

 

Beautiful/Decay Magazine

www.beautifuldecay.com/2012/01/10/justin-clifford-rhody/

 

 

2011

One Giant Arm (U.K.)

www.onegiantarm.com/2011/08/13/submission-saturday-justin-c-rhody/

 

 

2010

Nuts! Magazine, Feature article & Interview