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installations

> a geography of line

> 100%  contained

. . . > the making of

> hotshots

> migration

> unraveling tradition

  . . . > the making of

> random interference

> reservoir

> cartograms of memory

> you are here

> bound — unbound

> escaping pink

> [karto gra'fia]

> in case of emergency

> walks of life

> transfix

> breaking the habit

public art

> migration - Canal

> migration - SPARK!

> fluttering hearts

> work + play

> collective energy

performances

> brainwashing

> o2

> mobile homes

> house walk

drawings

> 2012

> 2010

> 2009

> 2007

Previous Works

> HOME

> 2004-2001

> drawings

 

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Born in Caracas, Venezuela.
Lives and works in Arizona.

Quick Links: education | selected exhibitions | solo exhibitions | awards + honors | residencies | publications + media |

Education

Selected Exhibitions

2016
  • Phoenix Art Museum, "A Geography of Line" [Solo Exhibition] — Phoenix, Arizona
  • Prescott College Art Gallery at Sam Hill Warehouse, "Alternate Terrain" [Solo Exhibition] — Prescott, Arizona
  • The University of Arizona Museum of Art, "Fires of Change" — Tucson, Arizona
  • Tucson Museum of Art, "String Theory: Contemporary Art and the Fiber Legacy" — Tucson, Arizona

2015

  • Coconino Center for the Arts, "Fires of Change" — Flagstaff, Arizona
    (Sponsored by the Southwest Fire Science Consortium, the Landscape Conservation Initiative, and the National Endowment for the Arts)
  • Lisa Sette Gallery, "13 Works You'll Be Lucky to See This Summer" — Phoenix, Arizona
  • Scottsdale Waterfront, "Migration," Canal Convergence 2015: Scottsdale Public Art — Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Mesa Arts Center, "Migration," Public Art Installation for SPARK! Mesa's Festival of Creativity — Mesa, Arizona
  • Art Intersection, “Home Bound,” — Gilbert, Arizona

2014

  • Scottsdale Quarter, “Work + Play,” INFLUX: Scottsdale Public Art — Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Murphy Park, "Fluttering Hearts," Glendale Public Art Program — Glendale, Arizona

2013

  • Grand Central Art Center, “Unraveling Tradition” [Solo Exhibition] — Santa Ana, California
  • High Desert Test Sites 2013: Joshua Tree – Albuquerque, “Hotshots” — Crown King, Arizona
    Collaboration with Architect Victor Sidy
  • The Manheim Gallery, “A River Runs Thru Us,” Verde Valley Land Preservation — Cottonwood, Arizona

2012

  • Modified Arts Gallery, "Random Interference: Saskia Jorda + Chris Oatey" — Phoenix, Arizona
  • CPA Gallery, Paradise Valley Community College, “Joseph Podlesnik + Saskia Jorda” — Phoenix, Arizona
  • Shemer Art Center and Museum, “Tributaries” — Phoenix, Arizona
  • Civic Center Library, "INFLUX: Scottsdale Public Art with Scottsdale’s 100+ Journals Exhibit" — Scottsdale, Arizona

2011

  • Tucson Museum of Art, “Arizona Biennial 2011” — Tucson, Arizona

2010

  • Modified Arts Gallery, “Cartograms of Memory” Solo Exhibition — Phoenix, Arizona (November 2010)
  • Arizona State University Art Museum, “Open for Business” — Tempe, Arizona (October 2010)
  • Phoenix Art Museum, “2009 Contemporary Forum Grant Recipients Exhibition” — Phoenix, Arizona

2009

  • Haidian Theater, “Walks of Life” Set design — Beijing, China
    Collaboration with choreographer Shouze Ma and Costume Designer Galina Mihaleva
  • MonOrchid Gallery, “[opuntia vulgaris]” — Phoenix, Arizona

2008

  • The Ice House, “the fiber of the matter / la fibra del asunto,” — Phoenix, Arizona
  • SPACES Gallery, "Bilingual" — Cleveland, Ohio
  • Museo de Arte Moderno y Centro Cultural de España, “Arte de la Incertidumbre — Entre Muros” — Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • The Chocolate Factory, “kokoon” — Phoenix, Arizona
  • C.A.S Gallery, University of Miami “Entre Muros / Between Walls” — Miami, Florida

2007

  • Union Gallery, University of Maryland “Hyphenation” — College Park, Maryland
  • Festival Internacional de Arte Contemporaneo, “mobile homes” installation — Leon, Mexico
  • Art Basel and Volta, “Brainwashing” performance — Basel, Switzerland
  • Instituto Cultural de Leon, “Entre Muros / Between Walls,” — Leon, Mexico

2006

  • Hardcore Art Contemporary, "Happily Ever After" — Miami, Florida
  • Galería Tomás Chávez Morado, "Entre Muros / Between Walls" — Guanajuato Capitál, Mexico
  • MASS Gallery, "20 [MB]" — Austin, Texas
  • The Convent, “Breaking the Habit” — Plain, Wisconsin
  • Hardcore Art Contemporary Space, “New Media Festival” — Miami, Florida
  • Exit Art, “The Studio Visit” — New York, New York
  • And/Or Gallery, “Tom Moody + Saskia Jorda” — Dallas, Texas

2005

  • Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History, “Traveling Tales” — Masterton, New Zealand
  • Entomological Society of America, “Art Wing” — Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Midway Barns, Taliesin — FLLW School of Architecture, “On a Thread” — Spring Green, Wisconsin
  • The McKinney Avenue Contemporary, “Conspicuous Production” — Dallas, Texas
  • University of Texas at Dallas, Visual Arts Building, Main Gallery, “Material Support” — Dallas, Texas
  • Eyedrum Gallery, “Infusion”— Atlanta, Georgia
  • Janette Kennedy Gallery, “ob·serve” — Dallas, Texas

2004

  • Galeria Galou, “Big Proportions” — Williamsburg, New York
  • Pool Art Center, Drury University, NYC: Emerge — Springfield, Missouri
  • Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Latin American Contemporary — Boone, North Carolina
  • West Side Gallery, School of Visual Arts, In a Bind — New York, New York
  • Streit’s Matzo, The Matzo Files — New York, New York
  • Creative Arts Guild, Transplantation. Adaptation. Globalization — Dalton, Georgia
  • The Consulate of Venezuela, em’ pha’-sis — New York, New York
  • Visual Arts Gallery, Nine — New York, New York

2003

  • Visual Arts Gallery, Strange Fictions — New York, New York
  • West Side Gallery, School of Visual Arts, Systematic Structures — New York, New York
  • East Side Gallery, School of Visual Arts, Processes — New York, New York

2001

  • Kunst in Het Geuzenhuis, Het Beste Werk uit Mijn Atelier — Ghent, Belgium
  • Cox Gallery, Drury University, Recent Correspondence — Springfield, Missouri

2000

  • Harry Wood Gallery, Arizona State University, Revolving — Tempe, Arizona
  • Art One Gallery, Emerging Artists — Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Mayo Center for Humanity in Medicine, Alternative Space, Mayo + Arizona State University School of Art — Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Step Gallery, Arizona State University, Art & Environment — Tempe, Arizona
  • Harry Wood Gallery, Arizona State University, Scholarship Recipients for Excellence in Painting Exhibition — Tempe, Arizona
  • Step Gallery, Arizona State University, Painting & Drawing — Tempe, Arizona

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solo exhibitions

2016

  • Phoenix Art Museum, "A Geography of Line" — Phoenix, Arizona
  • Prescott College Art Gallery at Sam Hill Warehouse, "Alternate Terrain" — Prescott, Arizona

2013

  • Grand Central Art Center, “Unraveling Tradition— Descifrando una Tradición" — Santa Ana, California

2010

  • Modified Arts Gallery, “Cartograms of Memory” — Phoenix, Arizona (November 2010)

2001

  • Richard Hayler: Artifacts — Dallas,Texas

2000

  • Step Gallery, Arizona State University: Fragments — Tempe, Arizona

1999

  • Historic Hotel San Carlos: Experimental Patterns — Phoenix, Arizon

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Awards + Honors

2016

  • Featured Speaker, "A Geography of Line," Phoenix Art Museum — Phoenix, Arizona

2015

  • Arlene and Morton Scult Contemporary Forum Artist Award, Contemporary Forum, Phoenix Art Museum — Phoenix, Arizona

2013

  • Guest Speaker, Art World, Department of Visual Arts, California State University — Fullerton, California

2011

  • Tucson Museum of Art Merit Award, Arizona Biennial — Tucson, Arizona
  • Guest Panelist, What Makes Contemporary Art?, Phoenix Art Museum — Phoenix, Arizona

2010

  • Arizona Commission on the Arts — Project Grant Recipient — Phoenix, Arizona
  • Featured Speaker, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts — Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2009

  • Contemporary Forum of the Phoenix Art Museum Grant Recipien — Phoenix, Arizona
  • Guest Speaker for "Stand Up and Pimp Yourself," SMoCA — Scottsdale, Arizona

2008

  • Creative Capital Professional Development Workshop Participant — Tucson, Arizona

2006

  • Guest Speaker, Museo del Pueblo — Guanajuato Capitál, Mexico

2005

  • Fellowship, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture — Skowhegan, Maine
  • Featured Speaker, Colorado State University School of Art — Fort Collins, Colorado
  • Viewing Program and Slide Registry, The Drawing Center — New York, New York

2004

  • Guest Speaker, Artists Symposium, Turchin Center for the Visual Arts — Boone, North Carolina

2003

  • MFA Fine Arts Award, School of Visual Arts — New York, New York
  • John Rise Award for Excellence in Painting — Tempe, Arizona

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Residencies

2013
  • Grand Central Art Center, California State University, Fullerton — Santa Ana, California
2010
  • Artist Studio Project 2010, Optima — Scottsdale, Arizona
2005
  • Taliesin, Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture — Spring Green, Wisconsin
  • Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture — Skowhegan, Maine
  • UTD South Side Artist Residency — Dallas, Texas

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Publications + Media

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