Josh Short
2009 Master of Fine Arts, University of California Davis, CA, Studio Art

Guest Speaker, Panel and Visiting Artist:

Crosstown Arts 2018
University of New Orleans 2016
University of Memphis 2015
Tetons Art Lab 2015
Salina Art Center 2014
San Jose Discovery Museum Presenter 2013
Exploratorium/MAKE Magazine Presenter 2011

“Cream: From the Top ” Panel 2010

Oxbow School/ Intervention and Cardboard Workshop 2009
De Young Museum / Mapping the City Symposium: Panel: “Urban Tactics: Artists Interventions in Public Space” 2007
UC Davis / Art and Techno-culture Department, Visiting Artist 2006

San Francisco Art Institute / Issues Around Public Art Production, Visiting Artist 2006

Solo Exhibitions:

The Speed Trials Arcade: Jackson Hole | West Weird Gallery, Jackson Hole WY

Bomb Shelter Radio SF | The Growlery, San Francisco CA
BSR Motel tour pt.1 & 2 | Reno NV, Rock Springs WY, Rapid City SD, Estes Park CO, Grand Island CO, Los Vegas NV, Amarillo TX, Colorado Springs CO, St. George UT 
The Speed Trials Arcade: Memphis | Crosstown Arts, Memphis TN

Wildcard aka. "The River" | Exploratorium, San Francisco CA
WILD ONE 66 USA | Cork Arts District, Jacksonville FL

"Lucille Valentine Tour" Bomb Shelter Radio | Jackson Hole WY, Memphis TN, Lincoln NE, Omaha NE, New Orleans LA, Jacksonville FL, Los Angeles CA
Bomb Shelter Radio: Omaha | Milkrun, Omaha NE

Bomb Shelter Radio Monster Truck | Pier 70 San Francisco CA
These Are My Friends | SFAQ Project Space, San Francisco CA
Bomb Shelter Radio: Memphis | Amurica, Memphis TN

Going to Church | Smokey Hills River Festival, Salina KS
NorthWesternPacificStandardOilCrisisLLC | Salina Art Center, Salina KS

Aura of a V8 | Evergold Gallery, San Francisco CA

Trudge | San Francisco Art Commission Gallery, San Francisco CA

Cardburg 2012: The Super Track | Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek CA

Bomb Shelter Radio/Tenderloin Self Defense Club | Evergold Gallery, San Francisco CA

Stronghold vr.2 | DiRosa Preserve, Napa CA
Control Room | Johansson Projects, Oakland CA
Sub-terrain | Exploratorium, San Francisco CA

Tailgate Party | Soap Gallery, San Francisco CA
BLACKGOLD | Evergold Gallery, San Francisco CA


Hold’n it Down | Playspace Gallery @ CCA, San Francisco CA
Touch Down Jesus | Evergold, San Francisco CA
Break In Case of Emergency | Recology, San Francisco CA

Hard Economic Times: Solo Show | New House Gallery, Ross CA

Selected Group Exhibitions:

Holiday Bizaar 2019 | Visions West Contemporary, Denver CO
Under the Stars | Headlands Center for the Arts, Marin CA

First Spring./ Prim(av)eira. | Saguao- Galeria Experimental, Viseu, Portugal

Recology | San Francisco International Airport, CA

Streetopia | Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco CA
Caravaniversary | Headlands Center for the Arts, Marin CA
Invisible Relics | Parkside Gallery, San Francisco CA

Everything Never Goes Away | Lost Coast Cultural Machine, Fort Bragg CA
Mad World: Messages to the Future | Galleria De La Raza, San Francisco CA
Cream: From the Top | Marin MOCA, Marin CA

“All Bottled Up” CIT | Million fishes Gallery, San Francisco CA
MFA Selections | DiRosa Preserve, Nape CA
JMF Graduate Exhibit | CUE Art Foundation NYC

MFA Thesis Exhibition| Nelson Gallery, Davis CA

“The CardBurg 500” CIT | LOBOT Bottom Gallery, Oakland CA

“Welcome to CardBurg” CIT | Cellspace, SF
MFA First Year Show | Pence Gallery, Davis CA 

Railway Stories| Log Cabin Gallery, Davis CA

Artist Residencies:

Teton Artlab/ West Weird Gallery | Artist in Residence 2019
The Growery | Artist in Residence 2018
Crosstown Arts | Artist in Residence 2018
Yaddo | Artist in Residence 2017
Long Road Projects | Artist in Residence 2016
The Joan Mitchell Center in New Orleans | Artist in Residence 2016
Bemis Center for the Arts | Artist in Residence 2016
Tetons Artlab | Artist in Residence 2015
Art Farm | Artist in Residence 2014
Monhois Do Dao | Artist in Residence Portugal 2014
Salina Art Center Kansas | Artist in Residence 2014

Virginia Center for Creative Arts | Artist in Residence 2014
Camp CARPA | Artist in Residence 2013

33 Officina | Artist in Residence Toffia, Italy 2013

Vermont Studio Center | Artist in Residence Fellowship Award 2013

Evergold Gallery Bi-Yearly Artist in Residence 2012

DiRosa Preserve Artist in Residence 2011

Exploratorium Artist in Residence 2011

Graduate Fellowship Award Headlands Center for the Arts 2009

Recology | SF Waste Management Artist in Residence 2010

Awards and Honors:

Artist in Residence Full Fellowship Award / Vermont Studio Center 2013
SECA Award Nomination 2010, 2012, 2014
ProArts 4×4 Award Nomination 2010
Joan Mitchell Foundation Award 2009
Faye Nelson Award 2009
Freemond Gadberry Student Award 2009

Dedalus Foundation Nomination 2008

Marylou Osborn Award 2008

Illick Award | Best In Show Stillwell Gallery Annual Student Exhibition 2003

ADPSR (Architects Designers Planners for Social Responsibility) Postcard Competition winner

Teaching Residencies / Arts Education:

Oxbow School / Head Faculty 2016-2017
Oxbow School / Sculpture Faculty Summer 2011-2017
Out of Site Art Center / Visiting Artist 2010

Branson School of the Arts / Visiting Artist 2010
University of California Davis / Associate Instructor Sculpture Winter 2009 

University of California Davis / Associate Instructor Drawing Fall 2008

Montalvo Art Center | Headrush Collective / Lead Artist 2008
Oxbow School / Painting Faculty Summer 2007, 2008
Columbia Park Boys and Girls Club / SOEX, Carnaval / Location Project: Lead Artist 2007
Cell Space Art Center | Resident Artist Spring 2007, Fall 2006
World Savvy | Artist-Mentor Fall 2006