Black Hole/Atomic City (State of Decay)

August 2 – 30, 2019

OPENING RECEPTION: August 2, 6-9pm 

Sanitary Tortilla Factory
401 – 403 2nd St SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Artists include: Josh Atlas, Brandi Beckett, Mitch Berg, Anna Bush Crews, Sabrina Gaskill, Barbara Grothus, Sheri Inez deLopaz Kotowski, Sto Len, Melanie Mills, Santiago Perez, Thomas Powell, Rachele Riley, Yasuyo Tanaka, Jessi Walsh, Nora Wendl

September 1 – 20th : Artist Residency at Soaring Gardens, Laceyville, PA


Residency at Governors Island with Works on Water – July  2019



If The Wind Blows  — March 7 – April 13 2019

Elizabeth Fine Arts at Robert Blackburn Printshop

323 West 39th Street 2nd Floor NY NY 10018 

Babbie Dunnington
Sto Len
Marie Lorenz
Yutaka Matsuzawa
Passenger Pigeon Press, Adriel Luis, and Lovely Umayam
Yasuyo Tanaka



Jan 18- Feb 15 2019 – Open 24 hours a day

DARK SIDE OF THE WOON – a window installation by Sto Len

The Dirt Palace, Providence, RI

Artist talk and conversation with Erik Talley : Friday January 18th 2019 8pm

Supported through the Art Culture and Tourism department, as part of the Woonasquatucket River Greenway Arts project, the Dirt Palace will be commissioning artists to make new work in conversation with the river, its history, and the future plans for the neighborhood greenway.




Solo Exhibitions

Dark Side of the Moon, Dirt Palace, Jan 2019, Providence, RI                    

Nước Là Sự Sống – Water is Life, Vin Gallery, Dec 2017, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam 

Runoff, Parlor, July/August 2017, San Francisco, CA,

Mapping Mespeatches, Ace Hotel Gallery, July 2017, NY, NY

Water Flows, Rock Erodes -‘Nước chảy Đá mòn’, Manzi Gallery, October 2016, Hanoi, Vietnam

Tsunaminagashi, No Foundation, May 2016, Toronto, CA

The End Papers, Wayfarers, January 2016, Brooklyn, NY

Asshats For Shitheads, Booklyn, September 2014, Brooklyn, NY

Forming, FLA Gallery, January 2014, Gainesville, Florida

My Slow Called Life, Mulherin-Pollard, December 2011, NY, NY

Bend of the World, April 2011, Secret Project Robot, Brooklyn, NY

This Black Hole Is Sucking, December 2009, Hanna Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Joy of Life, May 2009, Katharine Mulherin Gallery, Toronto, Canada

Group Exhibitions

Blackhole, Sanitary Tortilla Factory, August 2019, Albuquerque,NM    

If The Wind Blows, Elizabeth Fine Arts, March 2019, NY, NY                  

Tracing Obsolescence, Apex Art, Sept 2018, NY, NY                                  

Krossing Over, Metaxu Gallery, May 2018, Toulon, France,

“the static was natural, the music was human”
New work by Sto Len and Pat Spadine, Secret Project Robot, September2017

Artists Are Like Water, Look Up Gallery, Guerneville, CA, August 2015

Last Daze, Space Gallery, Portland, Maine, July 2015

How To Write An Artist Statement, Katherine Mulherin, July 2014,NY

Decade of Decadunce, Cinders Gallery, July 2014, NY

American Student Loans / German Taxes, Staycation Museum, Berlin, September 2013

Displaying the Instant, Latelier Kunst Spiel Raum, Berlin, May 2013

Dirty Fingers, FLA Gallery, Gainesville, FL, February 2013

Limitless Range, Space Gallery, Portland, MN, October 2012

Permanent Collection, Nancy Margolis Gallery, NY, NY, July 2012

Small, 19 Karen Gallery, Australia, April 2012

Gleaming, Synchronicity space, Los Angeles, CA, March 2012

We Are The Whirl, Wayfarers Gallery, October 2011, Brooklyn, NY

Can You See the Rainbow? Arts Chiyoda, July 2011, Tokyo, Japan

Master of Reality, June 2011, Booklyn, Brooklyn, NY

Joyride, June 2011, Spencer Brownstone, NY, NY

After Walkman Die, March 2011, Harcoza Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Hot Topik, January 2011, Needles and Pens, San Francisco, CA

UnREAL, Harbourfront Centre, Nov. 2010 – Jan. 2011, Toronto, Canada

Lucky Punch, September 2010, MOHS Exhibit Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

Alternative Histories, September 2010, Exit Art, NY, NY

DRAW, June 2010, Museo de la Cuidad de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico

Temple of Booom, March 2010, Okay Mountain, Austin, TX

Spirit Assembly, November 2009, Waiting Room Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Please Be Welcome, August 2009, Fuse Gallery, NY, NY

Overtake, March 2009, squatted abandoned building, Brooklyn, NY

DRAW, March 2008, Stolen Space, London, UK

Spacing Out, March 2008, Space 1026, Philadelphia, PA

Paper Swords, June 2007, Third Drawer Down, Victoria, Australia

Team Cinders, September 2006, Lump Gallery, Raleigh, NC


Selected Performances

Dao Xuan Festival, Hoa Binh Province, Vietnam, March 2019
Tracing Obsolescence, Apex Gallery, September 2018, NYC
Krossing Over Festival, April 16 – 22 2018, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Displaying the Instant, L’Atelier/Kunstspielraum, May 2013, Berlin
Blu Pu, Sameheads, March 2013, Berlin
English Theater, February 2013, Berlin
Embody, Silent Barn, January 2013, Brooklyn, NY
La Societie de Curiousities, Paris, FR
Beaux Arts, November 2012, Toulouse, FR
Clocktower Gallery, March 2011, NY, NY
Collective Show, Jan 2011, Human Resources, LA, CA
Sound of Art by Art Fag City, November 2010, Santos Party House
Short Term Deviation, October 2010, Elizabeth Foundation of the Arts, NY
CASE, November 2009, New Museum, NY, NY
NY Art Book Fair, October 2009, MOMA PS 1 Museum, NY,NY
((audience)), June 2009, Ramiken Crucible, NY,NY
Noise Festival, 2009, St. Marks Church, NY,NY


Residencies and Awards

AlexRenew Wastewater Treatment Facility, Resident Artist, 2019-2020
Field R/D, Fresh Kills Park, Staten Island 2019-2020
Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council Art Grant, Providence, RI, 2019
Works on Water Residency, Governor’s Island, NY, 2018
Casa Tres Patios, Medellin, Colombia, 2017
Manzi Open Studio, Hanoi, Vietnam, 2016
Time Synch Residency, Clocktower Gallery, March 2011, NY
Brooklyn Art Council Grant, 2011



West Collection, PA
Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY
Museum Of Modern Art, NY
Tyler School of Art
San Diego State University
University of Connecticut (UCONN)
George Mason University
Art Institute of Chicago
Pennsylvania State University
University of Pittsburgh
Harvard University Art Library
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Libraries
Scripps College, Denison Library
Amherst College
Williams College, Chapin Library of Rare Books
University of Michigan, Special Collections
Wesleyan University, Olin Library


Selected Curated Exhibitions

Pattern::Chaos, Cinders Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, September 2015
Last Daze, Space Gallery, Portland, Maine, August 2015
Maya Hayuk, Light Heavy, Cinders Gallery, October 2014
Decade of Decadunce, Cinders Gallery, NYC, July 2014
Dirty Fingers, Re-Surgo Gallery, Berlin, Germany, July 2013
Gleaming, Synchronicity Space, Los Angeles, CA, March 2012
Allyson Mellberg, An Unearthly Child, Cinders Gallery, NY, September 2010
Brian Chippendale, Fruiting Bodies, Cinders Gallery, NY, June 2010
Monica Canilao, We Are Dust, Cinders Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, April 2010
Temple of Booom, Okay Mountain, Austin, TX, March 2010
Ric Ocasek, Teahead Scraps, Cinders Gallery, Brooklyn, NY March 2010
Spirit Assembly, Waiting Room Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, November 2009
Spacing Out, Space 1026, Philadelphia, PA, March 2008
Paper Swords, Third Drawer Down, Victoria, Australia, June 2007
Team Cinders, Lump Gallery, Raleigh, NC, September 2006