CV

2017

MassArt Film Society. Rick Bahto & Friends. Boston.
Sweeney Art Gallery. Thesis Exhibition. Riverside.
Phyllis Gill Gallery. Searching for a Universal Language. Riverside.
Echo Park Film Center & Machine Project A Day in the Sun. Los Angeles.
FAR Bazaar. Cerritos College, Cerritos.
Phyllis Gill Gallery. Ahram & Dicky. Riverside.
356 Mission. Amplify Compassion. Benefit sale for the ACLU. Los Angeles.
Human Resources. performance with Corey Fogel & Tashi Wada. Los Angeles.
CAVE Festival (co-presented by Cellular Cinema & Walker Art Center). Minneapolis.

2016

Light Field. San Francisco.
MSJC Gallery. San Jacinto. Inland Empire.
Visual Studies Workshop. Rochester, NY.
the wulf. Los Angeles. Last Chance to Dance: Bahto, Shahab, Wambsgans.
BLAM Projects. Los Angeles. Hot August Nights.
Current:LA / The HUB. Los Angeles. Films from EPFC.
Riverside Art Museum. Riverside. There was a pool here.
Echo Park Film Center. Los Angeles. New Works Salon XXXII.
Phyllis Gill Gallery. Riverside. Park Bahto.

2015

REDCAT. Los Angeles. Small Gauge-L.A.: Films by Rick Bahto & Alee Peoples.
Echo Park Film Center. Los Angeles. New Works Salon XXIX.
Phyllis Gill Gallery. Riverside. Rick Bahto. Ahram Park.
Riverside Art Museum. Riverside. Cult of the Supreme Being, May 7, 1894.
The Huntington. Los Angeles. Rick Bahto, Charlotte Pryce, Steve Roden.
Tabakalera. Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain. Landscape Plus.

2014

Ear Meal. Los Angeles / World Wide Web. Rick Bahto & Casey Anderson.
Hyperion Tavern. Los Angeles. Stupid Pills.
REDCAT. Los Angeles. Small New Films.
San Francisco Art Institute. San Francisco. Film Salon presents: work from Echo Park Film Center.
Artists’ Television Access. San Francisco. TRANSPARENT THINGS: music/film conversations between Rick Bahto & Paul Clipson.
Echo Park Film Center. Los Angeles. New Works Salon.
the wulf. Los Angeles. Bahto / Bellouin & Bracken.
Exploded View. Tucson. Los Angeles Underground, part one.
Videofag. Toronto. Rick Bahto: Sparse Gardens

2013

Jancar Jones Gallery. Los Angeles. Rick Bahto.
Cinematheque 108 / USC. Los Angeles.
Et Al. San Francisco. An exhibition which comes and goes as it pleases.
The Lab. San Francisco. Experiments in Levitation.
Echo Park Film Center. Los Angeles. New Works Salon.
Real Time and Space. Oakland. Accretions.
Los Angeles Filmforum at MOCA. Los Angeles. we’re (still) living.
Svensson Contemporary. New Haven. We Love Los Angeles.
Svensson Contemporary. New Haven. Accretions.

2012

Motto / Or Gallery. Vancouver. Accretions.
the wulf. Los Angeles. Accretions.
Echo Park Film Center. Los Angeles. New Works Salon V.
Artists’ Television Access. San Francisco. Casual Encounters.
the wulf. Los Angeles. Bahto / Clipson / Elliott / Hell.
the wulf. Los Angeles. some music videos.
Inglewood Main Library. Inglewood, CA. Collage Ensemble Inc. / the wulf.
Atwater Crossing. Los Angeles. Bahto / Holter / So.
Echo Park Film Center. Los Angeles. LA AIR: Margie Schnibbe.
Echo Park Film Center. Los Angeles. New Works Salon.
Jancar Jones Gallery. Los Angeles. We’re Living: Bahto / Holter / So.
The 8 Fest.
Toronto.

2011

Echo Park Film Center. Los Angeles. LA AIR: Rick Bahto.
Chicago 8 Festival.
Chicago.
Earmeal.
Los Angeles / The World Wide Web. Between Here & There
the wulf. Los Angeles. still lifes, donuts, twice around, palms. (slides & sides).
Los Angeles Road Concerts: Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles. Monument Valley.
Jancar Jones Gallery. Los Angeles. Perform Chinatown.
San Francisco Cinematheque.
San Francisco. Rick Bahto / Robbie Land: Poetry of Place.
Dog Star Orchestra. Los Angeles. A Few Rooms Around Town.
Museum of Contemporary Art.
Los Angeles. the wulf. @ MOCA.
Artists’ Television Access.
San Francisco. Casey Anderson + Rick Bahto.
Cut and Run Tour 2011.
Screenings in Madrid, Berlin, Paris, London, Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Valencia (Spain).
Crossroads Festival. San Francisco. Program 8: Playback.
Monday Evening Concerts. Los Angeles. Snow.
Goethe-Institut. Los Angeles. Monday Evening Concerts’ Sunday Morning Films / Lecture series.
Royal NoneSuch Gallery. Oakland, CA. 21 Projects (Sparse Gardens).
the wulf. Los Angeles. Bahto: Sparse Gardens / So: Girls on the Run.
The 8 Fest. Toronto.

2010

Life Changing Ministry. Oakland, CA.
the wulf.
Los Angeles. More So / Bahto.
Millennium Film Workshop.
New York. Films by Rick Bahto.
Some American Landscapes.
San Francisco (Artists’ Television Access) & Los Angeles (Echo Park Film Center).
the wulf. Los Angeles, CA. New works by So and Bahto.
Artists’ Television Access. San Francisco, CA. De Luce.
Berkeley Arts Festival.
Berkeley, CA. Performance with Luciano Chessa.
Echo Park Film Center.
Los Angeles, CA. De Luce.
Cinefamily/Newtown/Los Angeles Filmforum. Los Angeles, CA. Blast Phemy! 3. Performance with Luciano Chessa.
Maison Du Peuple. Parvis de St-Gilles, Brussels, Belgium. Concert with pianists Stephane Ginsburgh and Jean-Luc Fafchamps, music of Morton Feldman.
The 8 Fest. Toronto, Canada.
No Festival Required / Deus Ex Machina. Phoenix, AZ. Luminous Triptych.

2009

Echo Park Film Center. Los Angeles, CA. Luminous Triptych.
Artists’ Television Access. San Francisco, CA. Luminous Triptych.
Chicago Filmmakers. Chicago, IL. The Phenomenal Body.
Old First Concerts. San Francisco, CA. Chronicle Hotel. Performance with Luciano Chessa.
Wolfart Projectspace. Rotterdam, Netherlands. It Hits My Hair.
Directors Lounge.
Berlin, Germany. Urban Research.
Maria Pandora. Madrid, Spain.
Synthetic Zero. New York, NY.

2005

University of Wisconsin. Milwaukee, WI.
Artists’ Television Access. San Francisco, CA. Death by Tealight III.
Edinburgh Castle. San Francisco, CA. Super 8 Film Night.

2004

San Francisco Cinematheque. San Francisco, CA. Positively Ninth Street.
Artists’ Television Access.
San Francisco, CA. The Itinerant Cinemascape.
Echo Park Film Center. Los Angeles, CA. The Itinerant Cinemascape.
University of Arizona. Tucson, AZ. The Itinerant Cinemascape.
The Living Room. Bisbee, AZ. The Itinerant Cinemascape.
The Guild Theater. Albuquerque, NM. The Itinerant Cinemascape.
Chico State University. Chico, CA. The Itinerant Cinemascape.
Balazo Gallery. San Francisco, CA. Ciudad de los Niños.
San Francisco Art Institute. San Francisco, CA. San Francisco Video Artist Festival.

2003

Stanford University. Palo Alto, CA. Strictly Ballroom.
Seoul Festival of Experimental Super 8 Film. Seoul, South Korea.
New Langton Arts. San Francisco, CA. The Summerline 2003.
Experimental Film Today Conference. University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK.
303 Club. San Francisco, CA. New Experimental Films.

2002

Artists’ Television Access. San Francisco, CA. Motion Graphics Galore.

2001

Museum of Modern Art. New York, NY. Big As Life: An American History of 8mm Films.
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. San Francisco, CA. Small Windows Film Festival.

1999

New Nothing Cinema. San Francisco, CA. A Good Show.
Modified. Phoenix, AZ.
Diesel Cathedral. San Francisco, CA. Peter & Progress.

awards / residencies / commissions

2016 UCR MFA Fellowship
2016 Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts-Artist Project Grant (with EPFC Co-op)
2015 Max H. Gluck Fellow of the Arts
2014-17 UCR Chancellor’s Distinguished Fellowship
2014 The Huntington new work commission
2011 LA AIR, Echo Park Film Center Residency
2010 Monday Evening Concerts new work commission
2004 James Broughton Film Award
2004 SFAI Spring Show Award

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