Offramp Gallery = 1702 Lincoln Avenue = Pasadena, CA 91103 = 626.298.6931 
Rick Araluce: Constructions
January 11 - February 22, 2009 

Fragments of a Life, West
starting the week of January 12, 2009

Rick Araluce
Born: 1960, Encino, California
Resides:Seattle, Washington

Education: 1979--81 Orange Coast Community College, Costa Mesa, CA

Special Projects:
2008 Fragments of a Life, East, a series of site-specific miniatures in various locales, Chelsea Art District, Manhattan, New York
2008 Fragments of a Life, a series of miniature site-specific installations in various locales, downtown Seattle, Washington
2006 Artist Collaborator, The Hope Series by Robert Kantor, Center on Contemporary Art (CoCA), Seattle, Washington
2005 Artist Collaborator with Sarah Sze, An Equal and Opposite Reaction, Marion Oliver Mc Caw Hall, Seattle, Washington
1992 Guest Lecturer, Otis Parsons, Los Angeles, California 

Solo Exhibitions:
2009 Sloan Fine Art, New York, NY
2009 William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
2009 Off Ramp Gallery, Pasadena, CA
2008 OK Harris, New York, NY
2007  William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA 
2006  OK Harris, New York, NY
2006  Marion Oliver Mc Caw Hall, Seattle, WA
2005  William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
2004  OK Harris, New York, NY
2003  William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
2002  William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
2000  William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
1998  La Luz de Jesus, Los Angeles, CA
1996  William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
1995  Horwitch/Newman Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
1994  Louis Newman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1994  Orange County Center for Contemporary Art (OCCCA), Santa Ana, CA
1993  La Luz de Jesus, Los Angeles, CA
1993  Rachelle Lozzi Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1992  La Luz de Jesus, Los Angeles, CA
1991  La Luz de Jesus, Los Angeles, CA
1988  The Onyx Sequel. Los Angeles, CA 

Group Exhibitions (selected):
2009  9th Northwest Biennial, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
2007  Actor! Actor! Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, CA
2006  The Production Network, Seattle, WA
2006  Scenic Dope, Ballard Works, Seattle, WA
2006  Building Allegory, William Traver Gallery, Tacoma, WA
2002  The Box Show, The Mark Woolley Gallery, Portland, OR
2002  25th Anniversary Show, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
2002  Northwest Documenta I, Salem Art Association, Salem, OR
2000  Assemblages, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
1997  William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
1996  Jerry Solomon Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1994  Horwitch/Newman Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
1993  Rachelle Lozzi Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1993 Twisted Tales, John Thomas Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1993  Dark Suburban Fantasies, The Art Institute Of Southern California, Laguna Beach, CA
1992  Eclectic Images, Barakat Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1992  Boxes, SPACE, Los Angeles, CA
1991  California Perspectives, The Modern Museum of Art  (MMOA), Santa Ana, CA
1991 Citywide Open, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1990  China: June 4 1989, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, (LACE), Los Angeles, CA
1988  La Impression, Los Angeles, CA
1987  The Men's Show, Michael Ivy Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

Bibliography: Catalogues/Magazines:
Preview: The Gallery Guide, "The Stolen Hours" by Allyn Cantor, 2007, p. 90
Actor! Actor! curated by Signe Mayfield, 2007, p. 6
Encore Magazine, October 2006, p. 9
Dark Suburban Fantasies, curated by Jim Reed, 1993 p. 2-3
LA Art, curated by Jeff Phillips and Mickey Kaplan, 1993 p. 30
Eclectic Images, Barakat Gallery, curated by Jeff Phillips, 1992 p. 6 

Bibliography: Newspapers/Weblogs:
The Seattle Weekly, "A Study in Small" by Adriana Grant, October 15-21, 2008, p. 36
The Seattle Post Intelligencer, "In Seattle, Tiny Art Takes to The Street" by Regina Hackett, September 24, 2008 on her Blog, Art To Go
The Seattle Times, "The Stolen Hours" by Sheila Farr, July 29, 2007, p.K1
San Jose Metro, "Floater" by Michael S. Gant, March 7-13, 2007
The Stranger, "Paranoid Dollhouse" by Tom Mc Taggart, September 19, 1996, p. 65
2008 Artist Trust GAP Award
2006 Seattle City Artist Projects Grant

Rick Araluce
The Vigil, 2008
mixed media construction
2" x 2" x 1"
A miniature book hidden in a boarded up window in Los Angeles, from Rick Araluce: Fragments of a Life, West, 2009.
Rick Araluce
The Endless City, 1996
mixed media construction
9" x 21.5" x 6"