Sol Hashemi
Lives in Vancouver B.C.

Co-founder and co-director of Veronica 2014-2018. With Elizabeth Abrahamson and Michael Van Horn.
Parallel Processing. Jacob Lawrence Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle. 2013. With Elizabeth Abrahamson
and Michael Van Horn.

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

Solo and Collaborative Exhibitions
Sol Hashemi. Veronica, Seattle (Forthcoming)
Afterwards, What Comes Before is Different. James Harris Gallery, Seattle
Technical Support. Annarumma Gallery, Naples, Italy
Software Update / System Build. Henry Art Gallery, Seattle
Industry Standard. James Harris Gallery, Seattle
Northwest Flower & Garden Show. Booth 306, Washington State Convention Center, Seattle. With Carson FiskVittori and Elizabeth Abrahamson
All Your Base Are Belong To Us. Fred Wildlife, Seattle. With Jason Hirata. Curated by Michael Van Horn
Rock Show. James Harris Gallery, Seattle
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
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
Show 1: Storage Room, Seattle. With Jason Hirata

Selected Group Exhibitions
Fata Morgana. Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
Coordination Complex. AHVA Gallery, UBC, Vancouver, BC
Strange Coupling 2019 Exhibition. Rainer Avenue Radio, Seattle. With Elizabeth Calvillo.
Tech Support. SOIL, Seattle.
Photography and Contemporary Experience. Portland Art Museum, Portland.
Treading Water. TGIF, Brooklyn
Transfer Protocol. IRL Gallery, Cincinnati
Body Holes. Curated by New Scenario. 9th Berlin Biennale #FearOfContent
Under Foundations. Sculpture Center. Long Island City, NY. Curated by Jess Wilcox.
Strange Coupling. University of Washington School of Art, Seattle. With Paul Baughman
Pop Up Pop In. James Harris Gallery, Seattle
Callahan to Warhol: New Acquisitions. Portland Art Museum, Portland.
ULO Part 1. Interstate Projects, Brooklyn. Curated by Zachary Davis
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
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
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
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
Winner Takes All. Punch Gallery, Seattle
Call and Response: Crawl Space Gallery, Seattle Juror – Jeffry Mitchell
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
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

Grants and Awards
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
Screenings, Projects, Publications, and Performances
Excerpt from Baker’s Dozen. Publication. Artspeak 2021
Garage Sale, Sausage Signs. 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

Artspeak, Vancouver, 2021
University of Washington, 3D4M, 2013
Photo Center Northwest, Seattle, 2012
University of Washington, Photography, With Elizabeth Abrahamson and Carson Fisk-Vittori, 2012
University of Washington, Photography, 2012, 2011, 2010

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Public Collections
Portland Art Museum, Portland OR
Henry Art Gallery, Seattle WA

MFA in Visual Art, University of British Columbia 2021
BFA in Photography, University of Washington 2009
Mary Gates Research Scholar: 7th Annual Summer Institute in the Arts and Humanities. Media and the Senses.
University of Washington, 2008

Selected Press
Eve Beauchesne, Claudia; “Sol Hashemi” Kolaj Magazine, Issue 9 (Fall) 2014
Irvin, Nick; U:L:0 at “Interstate Projects” Art in America, July 11th 2014
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; “Show Offers Fine Photography With Sly Themes” Seattle Times, February19th 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” Stranger, Aug. 5th 2009
Graves, Jen; "Indian Gifts." The Stranger, April 21st 2009
Clemans, Gayle; "Call and Response" is no slick, packaged show.” Seattle Times, April 3rd 2009.
Hobart, Erika; “Please Stand By; Stand By Me.” Seattle Weekly, March 18th 2009
Grant, Adriana; “Young collaborators cut through the fog with impressive works.” Seattle PI, March 12th 2009