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Samuel Albert Borkson 1979, Plantation, FL

Arturo Sandoval III 1976, Havana, Cuba

 

Solo Exhibitions

2021

Happy World – On a Cloud – Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN

June 11th – May 29th, 2022

 

Little Cloud & The Dance – Aspen Snowmass, Aspen, CO

December 2020 – current

 

2020

Little Cloud Bronze – Nanzuka 2G Gallery Japan

October 23rd – November 15th, 2020

 

The Dance and Recent Works – Dallas Contemporary, Dallas, TX

January 12th – March 15th, 2020

2019

Rainbow City Shreveport (via NEA Grant) – Shreveport, LA

November 2nd – December 8, 2019

 

Into the Clouds – Brookfield Place, Toronto, Canada

July 24th – September 3rd, 2019

 

Follow Me – Avalon Hotel, Palm Springs, CA

April 13 – 14, 2019

 

2018

Rainbow City Roller Rink – Library Street Collective (at 1001 Woodward Avenue) Detroit, MI

November 30th, 2018 – January 27th, 2019

 

Playworks: Forever & Ever – The Hole ON CANAL, New York, NY

November 17th – December 15th, 2018

 

Playworks: The Golden Age – Arsham/Fieg Gallery, New York, NY

November 20th, 2018 – January 7th, 2019

 

Pop World – Complex Con, Long Beach, CA

November 3 – 4, 2018

 

Into the Clouds – Westfield San Francisco Centre, San Francisco, CA

May 14th – October 21st, 2018

 

Happy Rainbow – Singapore

May – June 2018

 

Play Works – Solo booth with The Pit @ ALAC

January 25th – January 28th, 2018

 

2017

Nature’s Gift: Humans, Friends & The Unknown – Oakland Museum of California

October 7th, 2017 – January 21st, 2018

 

Little Cloud – The Street, Chestnut Hill, MA

August 1st – May 2018

 

2016

Super Moon – Seokchon Lake in Seoul, Korea

September 1st – October 3rd, 2016

 

Light Wave – The Santa Monica Pier, Los Angeles, CA

July 7th – September 8th, 2016

 

2015

Light Spirit – Art Basel Miami Beach, FL

December 2nd – 6th, 2015

 

Rainbow City – Central Embassy, Bangkok, Thailand

May 28th – June 25th, 2015

 

Light Cave – Dallas Contemporary, Dallas, TX

April 8th – 12th, 2015

 

2014

Light Cave – The Standard, High Line, New York, NY

Commissioned by Art Production Fund & The Standard Hotel

September 8th – October 1st, 2014

 

Universal Reversal – Marine Projects, Santa Monica, CA

March 22nd – May 31st, 2014

 

2013

Somewhere Over the Rainbow – Mondrian South Beach, Miami Beach, FL

December 5th, 2013 – January 7th, 2014

 

Psychic Stones – Paul Kasmin’s PK Shop, New York, NY

October 24th – November 9th, 2013

 

Inner Vision in Between – MCLEMOI Gallery, Sydney, Australia

February 16th – April 11th, 2013

 

2012

Happy Rainbow – Tuen Mun Town Plaza, Hong Kong, China

July 22nd – September 2nd, 2012

 

2011

Inner Space, The Secrets of the Unknown – The Hole Annex in Miami, FL

December 1st, 2011 – January 28th, 2012

 

Sweet Dreams – de la Cruz Collection- Wynwood, FL

October 21st – October 23rd, 2011

 

In The Beginning – Colette, Paris, France

August 29th – September 24th, 2011

 

🙂 – The Hole Gallery, New York, NY

June 10th – August 6th, 2011

 

Rainbow City – The High Line Park, New York, NY

June 8th – July 5th, 2011

 

2010

Rainbow City – Art Basel Miami Beach, FL

December 3rd – December 5th, 2010

 

Building Blocks – Art Basel Miami Beach, FL

December 2nd, 2010 – January 8th, 2011

 

Rainbow City – Luminato Festival of Art & Creativity, Toronto, Canada

June 15th – June 20th, 2010

 

Day Dreamers – Narwhal Art Projects, Toronto, Canada

June 10th – July 14th, 2010

 

2009

Pictopia Fun House – Haus der Kulturen der Welt Museum, Berlin, Germany

March 19th – May 3rd, 2009

 

2008

Fun House – Scope Art Fair, Art Basel Miami Beach, FL

December 3rd – December 7th, 2008

 

Dream Maker – Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN

May 2nd – November 3rd, 2008

 

2007

Wish Come True – Soovac, Minneapolis, MN

September 28th – October 27th, 2007

 

We Are Friends – Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

September 16th, 2007

 

2006

Rainbow Valley Permanent Playground – Turnberry for the Arts, Aventura, FL

December 21st, 2006 – Current

 

Skywalkers – Art Basel Miami Beach, FL

December 7th, 2006

 

Birds Of Pray – Merry Karnowsky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

February 4th – March 4th, 2006

 

Power Pond – Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL

January 28th, 2006 – January 20th, 2008

 

2005

Cloud City – Museum of Contemporary Art @ The Goldman Warehouse, North Miami, FL

December 1st, 2005 – January 29th, 2006

 

2004

Get Lucky – Merry Karnowsky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

November 20th, 2004 – January 15th, 2005

 

Get Lucky – The Box Space, Miami, FL

August 28th – September 25th, 2004

 

Group Exhibitions

2021

Pt. 2: Invasive Species – Anat Ebgi Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

March 23rd – May 22nd, 2021

 

2019

Happy! – NSU Art Museum, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

October 27th, 2019 – July 5th, 2020

 

Blow Up II – Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA

July 14th – September 15th, 2019

 

Something in the Water – Virginia Beach, VA

April 26th – 28th, 2019

 

J. Balvin stage visuals – Coachella main stage, Indio, CA

April 12th – 14th & Apr. 19th – 21st, 2019

 

2018

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade featuring Little Cloud – New York, NY

November 22nd, 2018

 

Flashpoint: An Intersection of History, Perseverance, and Joy – Chaos Theory, Curated by Joyce Varvatos with Alexandra Hayden, Sag Harbor, NY

July 28th – September 2nd, 2018

 

Peanuts Global Artist Collective – Hudson Square neighborhood, NYC

April 16th – May 16th, 2018

 

Clay Today – The Hole, New York, NY

April 10th – May 6th, 2018

 

2016

Light Cave – Artprize, Grand Rapids, MI

September 21st – 28th, 2016

 

Light Spirit – Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), Toronto, Canada

June 24th – 26th, 2016

 

Art Los Angeles Contemporary w/ The Hole NYC – Los Angeles, CA

January 28th – 31st, 2016

 

2015

Nuit Blanche featuring Light Cave – City of Toronto, Canada

October 3rd – 4th, 2015

 

She Sells Seashells by the Seashore – Eric Firestone Gallery, East Hampton, NY

July 11th – August 2nd, 2015

 

Animotion featuring “Light Cave” – Albright-Knox Art Gallery

June 19, 2015

 

2014

Gilded Holiday – Paul Kasmin’s PK Shop, New York, NY

November 5 – December 23rd, 2014

 

This is Not a Toy – DX Canada’s Design Museum, Toronto, Canada

February 7th – May 19th, 2014

 

2013

Cast of Characters – 709 Gallery of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Pittsburgh, PA

April 5th – May 17th, 2013

 

2012

Cast of Characters – Clarion University Art Gallery, Clarion, PA

November 6th – March 25th, 2012

 

Flux Screening Series – The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

August 7th, 2012

 

Flights from Wonder – Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA

February 26th – April 22nd, 2012

 

2011

Pictoplasma: Post Digital Monsters – La Gaite Lyrique, Paris, France

December 7th – December 31st, 2011

 

NADA Art Fair – Miami, Fl

December 1st – December 4th, 2011

 

Rainbow Friends – Coletivo Amor de Madre, Sao Paulo, Brazil

August 29th – September 2nd, 2011

 

NADA Art Fair – New York, NY

July 30th – July 31st, 2011

 

The South Florida Cultural Consortium – The Frost Art Museum, Miami, FL

May 25th – August 21st, 2011

 

Party Animals – Royal/T Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

July 9th – September 24th, 2011

 

FACEMAKER – Royal/T Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

April 14th – May 31st, 2011

 

Dadarhea – Canada Gallery, New York, NY

February 25th – March 27th, 2011

 

2010

It Ain’t Fair – OHWOW Gallery, Miami, FL

December 2nd – December 5th, 2010

 

Dadarhea – OHWOW Gallery, Miami, FL

August 13th – August 27th, 2010

 

Re:Form School presented by REDU – New York, NY

October 9th – October 11th, 2010

 

Manifest Equality – Los Angeles, CA

March 3rd – March 7th

 

2009

Thing: Beware the Material World – Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, Australia

April 18th – July 5th, 2009

 

2008

Hexagone – Miami Art Space, Miami, Fl

May 10th – May 31st, 2008

 

2007

Art Parade– Deitch Projects, New York, NY

September 8th, 2007

 

Guild – Emmanuel Galerie Perrotin, Miami, FL

May 12th – July 21st, 2007

 

2006

The Official FriendsWithYou Bootleg Show – Helium Cowboy, Hamburg, Germany

September 23rd – October 20th, 2006

 

Pictoplasma 2 – Berlin, Germany

October 11th – October 14th, 2006

 

Demons to Diamonds – Locusts Projects, Miami, FL

March 18th – April 22nd, 2006

 

2005

Hanging By a Thread – The Moore Space, Miami, FL

September 8th – October 22nd, 2005

 

Everywhere Show – Mendenhall Sobeiski Gallery, Pasadena, CA

July 23rd – August 16th, 2005

 

Project FOX – Copenhagen, Denmark

April 2nd – April 22nd, 2005

 

Optic Nerve – Official selection – Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL

August 5th, 2005

 

MOVE Conference: Stories in Motion – New York, NY

April 29th – April 30th, 2005

 

2004

Pictoplasma – Berlin, Germany

October 11th – October 14th, 2004

 

Characters at War – Zentralbuero, Berlin, Germany

October 1st – November 6th, 2004

 

Aqui Uzumaki – HPGRP Hanna, Ginza Tokyo, Japan

May 23rd – August 31st, 2004

 

Pictoplasma – Future is Now Gallery, NY, NY

October 28th – October 30th, 2004

 

2003

Appetite for Mutilation – FWY and Dave Choe Exhibition – 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA

October 3rd – November 15th, 2003

 

SHIFT MOV Animation Festival – Tokyo, Japan

June 2003

 

Mr. Wizard the Legend of Speed – Los Angeles, CA // New York, NY

April 2003

 

Russian Doll Show – The Wurst Gallery, Portland, OR

September 2003

 

Stick em’ up – OBJEX Art Space, Miami, FL

September 2003

 

See This and Die – The Creek, Miami, FL

August 2003

 

Awards & Grants

2018

NEA Grant to bring Rainbow City to Shreveport, Louisiana in 2019

2010

South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowship for Visual and Media Artists

 

Collections

Museum of Contemporary Art – Miami, FL

Tony Goldman Family Collection – Miami, FL

Montblanc International – Hamburg, Germany

Aventura Mall – Miami, FL

Soho Beach House – Miami Beach, FL

NSU Art Museum – Ft. Lauderdale, FL