Born: Vandenburg Air Force Base, CA, 1969
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA


  • The Future Eve, Fellows of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
  • Robert Crouch + Lauren Marsolier, VOLUME at South of Sunset, Los Angeles CA
  • A Strong Hand That Nonetheless Gets You Nowhere; Kunsthalle Galapagos, Brooklyn, NY
  • Threshold; Studio Sereno, Los Angeles, CA
  • Sublimation; Oboro, Montreal, QC
  • Render – New Construction in Video Art; California Museum of Photography, Riverside, CA
  • Re/Flux; ICA, London, UK
  • Unpunished; Sue Scott Gallery, New York, NY
  • International Mail Art Exhibition; Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
  • Untitled Landscape; PØST, Los Angeles, CA
  • Exquisite Corpse, or, The Show That Curates Itself; Mihai Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • Dusk Cradle (Composed sound piece commissioned by Karen Lofgren); Los Angeles, CA
  • The Guys I Would Fuck; Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY
  • The Bleeding Edge Festival (Composed sound piece commissioned by Karen Lofgren); Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA
  • High Desert Test Site 4 (Composed sound piece commissioned by Karen Lofgren); 29 Palms, CA
  • Ten by Twenty (Collaboration with Nayland Blake); Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
  • Close; The Wedge, Los Angeles, CA
  • The Manchurian Candidate; 90 Paris House, London, U.K.
  • Homeless; Mota Gallery, London, U.K.
  • Imaginary Friend; Rupert Goldsworthy Gallery, New York, NY
  • All You Can Eat; Upstairs at the Market Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • Attaché; Gemini GEL, Los Angeles, CA
  • Blind Date; Los Angeles, CA
  • MFA Thesis Exhibition; California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
  • The Shooting Gallery; LACE, Los Angeles, CA
  • Wildside; LACE, Los Angeles, CA 1994
  • Landlord; The Thing, New York, NY
  • Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY
  • Lookout Sculpture Park; Damascus, PA
  • The Life Center; San Francisco, CA
  • Outdoor Sculpture ‘93; New York, NY


  • The Future Eve; Fellows of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
  • Lawrence English, Robert Crouch, and Ashley Bellouin; PØST at the Bendix Building, Los Angeles, CA
  • Soundpedro: Atlas Place sound art performances; Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA
  • Hauser, Wirth & Schimmel, Los Angeles, CA
  • Non Plus Ultra, Los Angeles, CA
  • Spectrum (with Yann Novak); Monkeytown, Los Angeles, CA
  • mas gestos y mas caras (with Rafa Esparza and Yann Novak)l; The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
  • fadeinfadeout; Los Angeles, CA
  • Robert Crouch: being-honeyed, i,ii-xi, a talk series; Los Angeles, CA
  • Robert Crouch, Marc Kate, Virons; Mata Noise, Los Angeles, CA
  • Nameless Sound; Houston, TX
  • Needle, Santiago, Chile
  • Chapel Performance Space, Seattle. WA
  • Leaven Community Centre, Portland, OR
  • Land & Sea, Oakland, CA
  • Drive Your Cart And Plow Over The Bones Of The Dead; San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco CA
  • Process(ion)X; The Church of the Epiphany, Los Angeles CA
  • Re:Sound II; Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA
  • UNISOUND; Public Fiction, Los Angeles, CA
  • The Quick and The Dead, Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA
  • Fata Morgana (with Yann Novak), Ear Meal on LA Art Stream, Los Angeles, CA
  • Re:Sound; Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA
  • SIX ; Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland OR
  • The City as Metaphor: Three Artists from Los Angeles; Chapel Performance Space, Seattle WA
  • Sublimation; Oboro, Montreal, QC
  • California College of the Arts
  • AxS Festival: FIRE AND WATER; Art Center College of Design, Wind Tunnel Gallery, Pasadena CA
  • Non Sequitur; The Stone, New York NY
  • Together: A Showcase of Rising Talents in Los Angeles Performance Art; Garboushian Gallery, Beverly Hills CA
  • Somatic Sensor; Highways Performance Space, Santa Monica CA
  • Music for Restaurants; LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
  • Houseplant Vacation; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
  • Untitled Performance; Ear Meal on LA Art Stream, Los Angeles, CA

Curatorial Projects

  • AxS Festival, Pasadena, CA (in progress)
  • Driftworks: An Evening of Collaborative Soundscapes; Desert X at the ACE Hotel, Palm Springs, CA
  • Distance Information; Pitzer College Art Gallery, Claremont, CA
  • Why We Listen with Nayland Blake, ICA LA, Los Angeles, CA
  • Juan Downey: Radiant Nature; LACE and Pitzer College Art Gallery, Los Angeles CA
  • William Basinski + Chris Oliveria + Steve Roden; VOLUME & South of Sunset, Los Angeles, CA
  • Johanna Breiding + Geneva Skeen: Field Variations; VOLUME & South of Sunset, Los Angeles, CA
  • Touch Conference, Los Angeles, CA
  • Sebastian Meissner and Emily Hochman: Goulden; VOLUME & South of Sunset, Los Angeles, CA
  • Tad Beck + taisha paggett + Yann Novak; VOLUME & South of Sunset, Los Angeles, CA
  • Phill Niblock & Carl Stone; Human Resources, CA
  • Terre Thaemlitz: Soulnessless: Cantos I-IV & Félix Solano Vargas: Crunchy Eggs; Human Resources, Los Angeles CA
  • Mamiffer, William Fowler Collins & Jon Mueller; Mata Noise, Los Angeles CA
  • M. Lamar: Surveillance Punishment and the Black Psyche; Human Resources, Los Angeles CA
  • Resonant Forms; LACE, Los Angeles CA
  • School for the Movement of the Technicolor People; LACE, Los Angeles CA (in progress)
  • Terre Thaemlitz: Secrecy Wave Manifesto; VOLUME at South of Sunset, Los Angeles CA
  • Have At It; Honor Fraser, Culver City CA
  • Aki Onda; (the) Handbag Factory, Los Angeles CA
  • AxS Festival; Pasadena CA
  • AG Geige: Ein Amateurfilm screening + Q&A with Frank Bretschneider; Goethe-Institut, Los Angeles CA
  • Frank Bretschneider: Sinn + Form; Human Resources, Los Angeles CA
  • Immersound; Human Resources, Los Angeles CA
  • Medium; Night Gallery, Los Angeles CA
  • Semiconductor; Aurora Picture Show, Houston, TX
  • A Slow Unraveling, Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA
  • Gina Osterloh: Group Dynamics and Improper Light; LACE, Los Angeles, CA
  • Steve Roden: Shells, Bells, Steps and Silences; LACE Los Angeles, CA
  • Margie Livingston: Twenty Gallons, LACE, Los Angeles, CA
  • Sean Sullivan: Grand Pale Maw; LACE, Los Angeles, CA
  • Margo Victor: Black Flower; LACE, Los Angeles, CA
  • from one side to the other, I’ve seen that too.; 323 Gallery; Los Angeles, CA
  • Karen Lofgren: Signs Point to Yes; LACE, Los Angeles, CA
  • Electronic Cinema; ATA, San Francisco, CA
  • rE/Visioning the Collection; DeYoung Museum, San Francisco CA
  • PERFORM! NOW!; Los Angeles, CA
  • Presence; Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
  • Closer 104.7; LACE at the Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • domizil and ICST Zurich; San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, and LACE, Los Angeles, CA
  • Resonant Forms, LACE, Hollywood, CA
  • Listen/Vision, San Francisco, CA & New York, NY
  • Restless Brilliance, The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Restless Brilliance; The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA.
  • The Bleeding Edge Festival; Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA
  • Visual Music: SEE HEAR NOW!; The Museum of Contemporary Art and REDCAT Theater, Los Angeles, CA
  • Immersion at MOCA; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
  • Re-Mix; Popular Mechanics @ 1970 N. Bronson Ave., Hollywood, CA
  • Hollywood Premiere; Popular Mechanics @ The Hollywood Premiere Motel, Los Angeles, CA
  • Prosthetic; PUSH! Artspace, San Francisco, CA

Publications & Catalogues

  • Blind Date, California Institute of the Arts (1998).
  • Juan Downey: Radiant Nature, Pitzer College Art Galleries and LACE (2017).
  • Top Ten, Art Workers Press, (2005).
  • Turning Ten, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (2003).
  • Steve Roden: Vester Fields, Volume Edition 01 (2008).


  • Auerbach, Lisa Anne. “Site Specifics: Artists rent motel rooms. And visit the zoo.” Los Angeles Weekly, Vol. 19, No. 45 (October 3-9, 1997), pp. 45.
  • Baker, Kenneth. “It’s 50-50 whether ‘Ten by Twenty’ paints clear picture.” San Francisco Chronicle, November 15, 2003.
  • Haynes, Jim. “Accepted Eclectic.” San Jose Metro, Vol. 22, No. 23 (August 9-15, 2006), pp. 72.
  • Herbert, Martin. “Homeless.” Time Out, No. 1484 (Jan. 27-Feb. 3, 1999), pp. 47.
  • Hubby, Tyler. “Pump up the Volume.” Artillery, Vol. 2., No. 5 (May-June 2008), pp. 38.
  • Kava, Brad. “Cutting Through the Edge.” San Jose Mercury News, August 10, 2006, Eye supplement pp. 6-8.
  • Mizota, Sharon. “The Quixotic Videos of Steve Roden.” KCET Artbound (July 3, 2012),
  • Mizota, Sharon. “The Space Between: Gina Osterloh’s “Shadow” Residency at LACE.” KCET Artbound (August 6, 2012),
  • Myles, Eileen. “Ann Carter and Robert Crouch in LIC.” Art in America, Vol. 83, No. 4 (April, 1995), pp. 113-114.
  • Tewksbury, Drew. “A Conversation On Sound With Isis’ Aaron Turner, William Fowler Collins, Artist Steve Roden, and Curator Robert Crouch.” KCET Artbound (September 12, 2012),
  • Westbrook, Lindsey. “’Ten by Twenty’ at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.” Artweek, Vol. 35, No. 1 (February, 2004), pp. 15-16.


  • California Institute of the Arts, Master of Fine Arts, School of Art
  • San Francisco Art Institute, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Department of Photography