Liz Rodda

Born 1982, Sacramento, CA

Currently lives and works in Austin, TX




Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA


Total Body, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX

Impressions, David Shelton Gallery, Houston, TX


Clockwise, Crisp-Ellert Art Museum, Flagler College, St Augustine, FL


Altered States, Texas State University, School of Art & Design, San Marcos, TX


Tomorrows, Brand 10 Art Space, Fort Worth, TX




Surf Club, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA

Super/Natural, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA


Festival of (In)Appropriation, curators: Jaimie Baron, Lauren Berliner and Greg Cohen, traveling screening sponsored by the Los Angeles Film Forum: The Egyptian Theatre, Los Angeles, CA; Northwest Filmforum, Seattle, WA; Metro Cinema, Edmonton, Canada; Spectacle Theater, Brooklyn, Anthology Film Archives, NYC

Screen Shots, curator: Vera Petukho, Northwest Film Forum, Seattle, WA

Drop Shot, curators: Cody Bryant, Sarah Alice Moran, Dead Space Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Filmideo, curators: Amanda Thackray and Karl Erickson, Index Art Center, Newark, NJ

Core Samples, curator: Adrian Zuniga, Galleri Urbane, Dallas, TX

Object Abuse, Spinach Gallery, London, UK

The Video Show, Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg, NJ

The Temporary Show, curator: JenClare Gawaran, Whitadel Arts, Detriot, MI


Texas Biennial, curators: Bill Arning, René Paul Barilleaux, Christian Gerstheimer, K8 Hardy, Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler, Annette Lawrence, David Pagel, Bárbara Perea, Christina Rees, Dario Robleto, Noah Simblist, Jeremy Strick and Clint Willou; Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum, San Antonio, TX

N-Minutes Video Art Festival, curator: Lury Lech Polanski, Shanghai, China

Moving Pictures, Brand 10 Art Space, Fort Worth, TX

Filmideo, curator: Lowell Craig, Index Art Center, Newark, NJ


Optic Nerve 14, curator: Bonnie Clearwater, The Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami; BIG SCREEN PLAZA, New York, NY; and de la Cruz Collection Contemporary Art Space, Miami, FL

Kiss the Future, curators: Patrick Michalopoulos and Ismail Erbil, Schwartz Gallery, London, UK

MADATAC 04, Contemporary New Media Audio-Visual Festival, Madrid, Spain                  

Paradoxes in Video, curator: Larry Caveney, Garage 4141 Gallery, San Diego, CA

Interlife Crisis, curator: Andrea Steves, Tim Furstnau, Isabel Blue, Rani Ban, FICTILIS, Seattle, WA

Art Now, City Arts Center, Oklahoma City, OK

Arrest Me, curator: Scott Lawrimore, Director of the Frye Art Museum, Punch Gallery, Seattle, WA


Land Before Skype, curator: Aaron Walker, CS13, Cincinnati, OH

Video Loops, Rabbithole Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Short & Sweet, Wildlife Preserve Summer Film Series, Boston, MA

How To: A Video Anthology, curator: Ariel Evans, Big Medium, Austin, TX

A Century of Artists Films, curator: Michael Cousin, Oriel Mwldan, Cardigan, UK

Chain Letter, Shoshana Wayne, Los Angeles, CA

Space Reliant, curator: Hannah Israel, Illges Gallery, Columbus State University, Columbus, GA

Art 365, curator: Shannon Fitzgerald, Untitled Art Space, Oklahoma City and Living Arts, Tulsa, OK

Receiver Time-Based Media Festival, Communications Museum, Charleston, SC


Video_Dumbo, curators: Caspar Stracke & Gabriela Monroy, Dumbo Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY

MISC: Video & Performance, curator: by Zeina Assaf, NY Studio Gallery, New York, NY

Up & Coming, curator: by Michael Cousin, Independents Liverpool Biennial, Domino Gallery, Liverpool, UK

Art & Architecture, Gowanus Ballroom, Brooklyn, NY

Open Studio, Takt Kunstprojektraum, Berlin, Germany

Terminal, curator: Jodi Gresham, Upgrade! Tennessee, Austin Peay University, Clarksville, TN

Outcasting Season 11, curator: Michael Cousin, Wales, UK, internet broadcast


Polymer: Contemporary Video Art, curator: SEED, Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, TN

Extremely Shorts, curator: Bill Arning, Aurora Picture Show, Houston, TX

Double Vision, Basile Auditorum, Herron School of Art & Design, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN

Digital/Ritual, SMart Festival, curator: Curatorial Studio, Open Concept Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI

Without Borders VI: Conjunction, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME; University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor, ME; and Space Gallery, Portland, ME

Interactive Works, (in conjunction w/Troika Live-I Workshop) 3LD Art & Technology Center, New York, NY

Her Shorts International Women’s Video Festival, curator: Plugged Art Collective, Fishbowl Gallery, Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology, Nelson, New Zealand


White/Box/Group/Show, 5 Art Gallery, Tampa, FL

Split this Rock, curator: Francesco Levato, The Poetry Center of Chicago, Chicago, IL

ZEBRA Video Festival, curator: Francesco Levato, Literaturwerkstatt, Berlin, Germany

Her Shorts, curator: Plugged Art Collective, 3 Ring Circus Productions, New Orleans, LA


Red Lines, Death Vows, Foreclosures, Risk Structures, in collaboration with The Center For Advanced Visual Art & The Center For Urban Pedagogy, MIT Museum Compton Gallery, Boston, MA

Static/Flux, MK Gallery, Portland State University, Portland, OR

Vanguard Video Festival, curator: Shoshana Brand, Echo Park Film Center, Los Angeles, CA

Art As Process, curator: Charles Goss, Lynn Arts Center, Lynn, MA

Her Shorts, curator: Gina Cestaro,Plugged Video Collective, Historic Y, Tuscon, AZ


Boston Young Contemporaries, curators: Kiki Smith, Gideon Bok & Laura Donaldson, 808 Gallery, Boston, MA

Common Language, curator: Adriana Rios, GALLERIA 10+36, Medellin, Columbia

After Ashley, Boston Center for the Arts Plaza Theatre, Boston, MA (video projections for theatre)

MFA Thesis Exhibition, Bakalar Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA

Are You Together?, curator: Samuel Topiary,Mix 18 New York Experimental Film Festival, Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY




Fountainhead Artist Residency, Miami, FL

REP Grant, “Sound, Site & The Moving Image,” Texas State University


Wassaic Artist Residency, Wassaic, NY

VIDEO FOCUS/Stigmart 10, featured artist (essay & interview)

Creative Capital Development Workshop, Selected Participant, The Contemporary Austin


Vermont Studio Center Artist Residency, Johnson, VT


Resident for Visiting Artists & Scholars Program, Columbus State University, Department of Art, Columbus, GA


Takt Kunstprojektraum Artist Residency, Berlin, Germany


Art 365 Fellowship, Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition

Professional Basic Grant, Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition


Jr. Faculty Research Grant, University of Oklahoma                 


The Experimental Television Center Artist Residency, Owego, NY


Co. 1 Residency (Video Design for Theater Production, Boston Center for the Arts Plaza Theater)




Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX

Fountainhead Residency, Miami, FL

1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA


Wassaic Art Project, Wassaic, NY


Crisp-Ellert Art Museum, St. Augustine, FL

Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT


University of Wisconsin-Madison, Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, WI

OAEA Conference, “Time & The Moving Image”, University of Oklahoma, School of Art

Columbus State University Art Department, artist lecture, Columbus, GA

Untitled Art Space, Oklahoma City, OK


Beijing School of the Arts, Renmin University, Beijing, China


Massachusetts College of Art, artist panel, Boston, MA


Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA

University of Massachusetts Boston, MA




Rodda, Liz. Interview by Gracelee Lawrence, International Sculpture Center. Web. (upcoming)

Newhall, Edith, “Surf’s Up,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, January 18.


Rodda, Liz. Interview by STIGMART10, VIDEOFOCUS.

Wissot, Lauren, “The Festival of (In)Appropriation #6 at Los Angeles Filmforum,” Filmmaker Magazine, February 15.

Nordine, Michael, “A Found Footage Fest at L.A. Filmforum,” LA Weekly Arts and Culture, February 12.


Rodda, Liz. Interview by Daniel Brown. Circular Motion, STAREHOUSE. Web. 15 August.

"Take This Quiz." At Length. Elaine Bleakney and Julie Dickover,


Houdek, Alesh, “Optic Nerve 14 at MoCA”, Critical Miami, 20 September.

Morgenstern, Hans, “Optic Nerve 14,” New Times Miami, Visual Arts, 17 September.

Van Ryzin, Jeanne Claire, “The art of chance: Liz Rodda,” The Austin Chronicle, 29 August.


Carter, Rebecca, “Liz Rodda’s ‘Tomorrows’ at Brand 10,” Glasstire, 21 July.

Hearst, Alison, “She Will Encounter Some Kind of Accident,” Art 365 catalogue essay.

Fitzgerald, Shannon, “A Desirable Trajectory,” Art 365 catalogue essay.

Robinson, Gaile, “Liz Rodda’s Tomorrows”, Star-Telegram, 23 June.

Brandenburg, John, “Art Exhibit Showcases Works of Five Artists,” News OK 3 April.

McDonnell, Brandy, "Grants Encourage Artists to Experiment," News OK 25 March.

Matin, Charles, “Fast Five,” Oklahoma Gazette 23 March 2011.

Arthur, Dee Dee, “Shock, awe and hot dogs,” Charleston City Paper, 14 Mar.

Ryan, Lisa, “Ready to Receive,” Charleston City Paper, 8 Mar.

"Featured Artists," Gowanus Ballroom, Web. 8 Mar.


Wall, Holly, "Art 365: Liz Rodda," Art Focus, July/August: 18-20.

Williams, Libby, "365 Degrees and Rising," Urban Tulsa Weekly, August: 18-20.

Kirt, Julia, "Gallery Relationships” Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition, 18 Oct. Web.

"Die Fantastischen Fier: Liz Rodda… Silke Super," Motor FM: Berlin, Germany, 22 July. Radio.

Video interview for DVD Catalogue: Art 365, sponsor: Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition.


Without Borders VI: Conjunction, Volume 6 No. 1, University of Maine Intermedia MFA




MFA, Studio for Interrelated Media, Massachusetts College of Art & Design, Boston, MA


BA English, Willamette University, Salem, OR


Study Abroad Universite d’Aix-en-Marseilles III Aix-en-Provence, France



Assistant Professor, Texas State University, School of Art & Design, San Marcos, TX