Sol Hashemi
Lives in Vancouver B.C.

Education:
MFA in Visual Art, University of British Columbia, 2021
BFA in Photography, University of Washington, 2009

Solo and Two Person Exhibitions:
2023
Tasting Notes. Western Front, Vancouver, Canada
2022
NADA Miami solo presentation with ILY2
After Petal Fall Spray. Veronica, Seattle
No Value Added. OK Time, Vancouver. In collaboration with Rosamunde Bordo
2014
Afterwards, What Comes Before is Different. James Harris Gallery, Seattle
Oregano Haze. The Perfect Nothing Catalog, Brooklyn
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. In collaboration with Carson Fisk-Vittori and Elizabeth Abrahamson
2011
Rock Show. James Harris Gallery, Seattle
Letha Wilson and Sol Hashemi. LVL3 Gallery at MDW Fair, Chicago
All Your Base Are Belong to Us. Fred Wildlife, Seattle. In collaboration with Jason Hirata. Curated by Michael Van Horn
2010
Metabolizing Costco. Ditch Projects, Springfield OR. In collaboration with Rebar Neimi. Curated by Jessica Powers
Hidden Snacks. Punch Gallery, Seattle. In collaboration with Jason Hirata
Object History Awareness. Gallery4Culture, Seattle
To Be Like That Which You Have. Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle. In collaboration with Jason Hirata
2009
The Gift Shop Presents: Presents. Henry Art Gallery, Seattle. In collaboration with Claire Cowie and Jason Hirata.
Generally, incidentally, light. The Dirty Shed, at the residence of Betsey Brock and Eric Fredericksen, Seattle. In collaboration with Jason Hirata
Please Stand By, Stand by Me. Punch Gallery, Seattle. In collaboration with Jason Hirata
2008
Show 1: Storage Room, University of Washington, Seattle. In collaboration with Jason Hirata

Group Exhibitions:
2022
oeuvres collectives et insectes sélectionnés. After Hours, Paris
2021
Vancouver Art Book Fair 2021, Artspeak at VABF, online
Fata Morgana. Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
The Lobster. University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC
2020
Coordination Complex. AHVA Gallery, UBC, Vancouver, BC
2019
Strange Coupling 2019 Exhibition. Rainer Avenue Radio, Seattle. In collaboration with Elizabeth Calvillo
Patient. DaDaDa Gallery, Seattle.
2017
Tech Support. SOIL, Seattle.
2016
Body Holes. 9th Berlin Biennale: #FearOfContent. Curated by New Scenario
Treading Water. TGIF, Brooklyn
Transfer Protocol. IRL Gallery, Cincinnati
Photography and Contemporary Experience. Portland Art Museum, Portland
2015
Under Foundations. Sculpture Center. Long Island City, NY. Curated by Jess Wilcox
Strange Coupling. University of Washington School of Art, Seattle. In collaboration with Paul Baughman
Pop Up Pop In. James Harris Gallery, Seattle
2014
Callahan to Warhol: New Acquisitions. Portland Art Museum, Portland
ULO Part 1. Interstate Projects, Brooklyn. Curated by Zachary Davis
Employee Art Show. Sotheby’s, New York, NY
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, OH. W/ Elizabeth Abrahamson and Carson Fisk-Vittori
Aesthetics Room. Mr. Kitly, Melbourne AU. Curated by Kim Brockett
2011
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
The International Chilliwack Biennial. Offsite project of Artspeak & Or Gallery, Chilliwack, 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
2008
Aqua Art Miami: Punch Gallery, Miami
Works on Paper + Small 3D: Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Seattle. Juror - Michael Darling, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seattle Art Museum. Juror’s Award
School of Art Open: Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Seattle. Juror - Billy Howard, Howard House
2007
International Juried Exhibition: Punch and SOIL galleries, Seattle. Juror - Eric Fredericksen, Director of Western Bridge. Juror’s Award
PDX Panels: Portland Art Center. Portland, Oregon
Work Within Limits: Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Seattle. Juror: Greg Bell, Gallery4Culture

Screenings, Projects, and Performances
Garnish Grab. Party in the Park, Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle, 2017
Scent Secrets, Set the Table for SAM, Olympic Sculpture Park, 2015
Garage Sale, Sausage Signs. Seattle Art Museum Remix. With Elizabeth Abrahamson 2012
Undisclosed Title. Party in the Park, 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 

Labor Activism:
Chief Steward. Teamsters 1205 Professional. The New School. 2019

Curatorial:
Veronica. Co-founder, Co-director, 2014-2018. 
Parallel Processing. Co-curator, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle.

Artist Lectures:
University of Washington, Photography. 2022, 2022, 2012, 2011, 2010
Artspeak, 2021
Evergreen Collage, 2018
University of Washington, 3D4M. 2013
Photo Center Northwest. Seattle 2012
University of Washington, Photography. With Elizabeth Abrahamson and Carson Fisk-Vittori. 2012

Grants and Awards:
B.C. Binning Memorial Fellowship. University of British Columbia 2020
Faculty of Arts Graduate Award. University of British Columbia 2019
Staff Development Award. Parsons School of Design 2015
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 

Residencies:
Western Front, 2023
UnLeased, Create Vancouver Society (Vancouver Mural Festival), 2021-2022
Hemlock Micro Artist Residency, Salt Spring Island, 2021
/pos. Pietmondriaan.com, 2013 

Artist Writing and Publications:
Excerpt From Baker’s Dozen, Artspeak, 2021

Collections:
Portland Art Museum, Portland OR
Henry Art Gallery, Seattle WA
Seattle Public Works Collection, Seattle, WA
Lumber Room, Portland OR 

Selected Press:                                                                                                                                                                           Allie Furlotti, ‘Allie Furlotti and Sol Hashemi on Community Building and Crystal Brews’, Interview Magazine, December 15, 2022
Morgan Becker, ‘Inside NADA Miami and ILY2’s otherworldly anniversary dinner’, Document, December 5, 2022
Morgan Becker, ‘A brief guide to Art Basel Miami, for the decision-making-impaired’, Document, November 29, 2022
Indira Béraud, ‘Group Show, Œeuvres Collectives & Insectes Sélectionnés’, Kuba Paris, June 6, 2022
Audrey Vann, Janey Wong, Julianne Bell, and Lindsay Costello, ‘70 Cheap & Easy Things To Do in Seattle This Memorial Day Weekend: May 27-30, 2022’, EverOut Seattle, May 27, 2022
‘'After petal fall spray' by Sol Hashemi at Veronica, Seattle’, Tzvetnik, May 22, 2022
‘Editor’s Picks – Washington’, Art & About, May 2022
Bopha Chhay, Paula Booker, ‘Caretaker to Caretaker’ Contemporary HUM, January 18, 2022
‘10 Arts events not to miss in April 2021’, Arts UBC News, March 31, 2021
Shawn Conner, ‘Art Scene: From Van Gogh to nature to sci-fi’ Vancouver Sun, April 21, 2021
Liljana Mead Martin, ‘Sol Hashemi’, Biomass, Volume 2, January 2021
Nuno Patrício, ‘Worklog’, OFluxo Flatland, 2018
Emily Pothast, ‘Artist Matt Browning Is Making Moving Work with Metals: A review of Moving-Metal at the art venue Veronica’ The Stranger, January 31, 2018
Lisa Edge, ‘First Thursday Guide for Dec. 7, 2017’, Real Change News, November 29, 2017
‘Your Halloween Weekend To Do List (Oct. 28-30)’, City Beat, October 27, 2016
German Henry, ‘The Show Where the Human Body is the Exhibition Space’, Sleek Magazine, August 11, 2016
Chris Nelson, ‘Body Holes as Little Art Galleries’ Hint Fashion Magazine, August 1, 2016
Eve Beauchesne, Claudia, ‘Sol Hashemi’ Kolaj Magazine, Issue 9 (Fall), 2014
Nick Irvin, ‘U:L:0 at Interstate Projects’ Art in America, July 11, 2014
Monica Khemsurov, ‘Eye Candy’ Sight Unseen, April 3, 2014
Rachel Shields, ‘A quick look at ‘Software Update/System Build’ (a sculptural piece at the Henry Art Gallery), Hastac, October 24, 2013
Jen Graves, ‘The Folksy Internet’ The Stranger, August 14, 2013
The Editors, ‘Forces of Nature’ Bullett Magazine, Pgs. 20-21, Summer, 2013
Joseph Keppler, ‘Fall Collection From Seattle’, E Ratio, Issue 16, 2013
Rachel Elliot-Jones, ‘Aesthetics Room’ The Thousands, Thursday July 5, 2012
Jen Graves, ‘Too Small to Fail’ The Stranger, October 25, 2011
Jen Graves, ‘Stranger Genius Awards: The Shortlist’ The Stranger, September 14, 2011
Jen Graves, ‘I Want a Rock’ The Stranger, May 17, 2011
Suzanne Beal, ‘How Sol Hashemi Rocks My World’ Seattle Met, May 5, 2011
Jessica Powers, ‘Hashemi's Studiousness’ ArtSlant Worldwide, March 1, 2010
Upchurch, Michael, ‘Show Offers Fine Photography With Sly Themes’ Seattle Times, February19, 2010
Regina Hackett, ‘Sol Hashemi - Object History Awareness’ ArtsJournal, February 19, 2010
The Editors, ‘The Shock of the Potlatch’ CityArts Magazine. December, 2009
Adriana Grant, ‘It’s in the Air, Tonight’ Arcade Magazine. Winter, 2009 Pg. 12
Regina Hackett, ‘Saturday night at the Dirty Shed.’ Another Bouncing Ball, ArtsJournal, August 31, 2009
Jen Graves, ‘What Jason Hirata and Sol Hashemi Can Do for You in a Dirty Shed’ The Stranger, Aug. 5, 2009
Jen Graves, ‘Indian Gifts.’ The Stranger, April 21, 2009
Gayle Clemans, ‘Call and Response’ is no slick, packaged show.’ Seattle Times, Friday, April 3, 2009.
Erika Hobart, ‘Please Stand By, Stand By Me.’ Seattle Weekly, March 18, 2009
Adriana Grant, ‘Young collaborators cut through the fog with impressive works.’ Seattle PI, Friday, March 12, 2009