Caleb Larsen
Born: United States, 1979
Currently living and working in Bootjack, Michigan
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MFA 2009 Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
BFA 2003 Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
2002 Yale University Norfolk Summer School of Music and Art, Norfolk, CT

Selected Solo Exhibitions:


2010 Everything All the Time Right Now, Lawrimore Project – Seattle Wa, PA

2008 The Interval Separating, Ester M. Klein Gallery – Philadelphia, PA

2006 Mass Mass Media, 911 Media Arts Center – Seattle, WA

2005 Simulacrum, Tjaden Gallery, Cornell University – Ithaca, NY

2003 Go to the Ant You Sluggard, Rotunda Gallery, Kalamazoo, MI


Selected Group Exhibitions:

2012 Yes We’re Open, Nederlands Instituut voor mediakunst, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Transactions, CCE/G (Centro Cultural de Espana en Guatemala), Guatemala City

2011 Eleventh Hour, FUTURA, Prague, Czech Republic

Analogue, The Luminary Center for the Arts, St. Louis, MO

Transactions, Horrach Moya Gallery, Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Ars Electronica, Linz Austria

2010 Electrohype 2010 Biennial for Electronic Art, Ystad, Sweden

Suspending Disbelief, Lighthouse – Brighton, UK

Aqua Art Fair, Horse Trader Project – Miami, FL

2009 2009 East | West Emerging Artist Exchange, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA

Rhode Island School of Design Masters Thesis Exhibition, Rhode Island School of Design – Providence, RI

2008 PATCH DYNAMICS:  Six new invasions to the field, Lawrimore Project – Seattle, WA

Lapse in Time, Gelman Gallery, Chace Center, Rhode Island School of Design – Providence, RI

Parallel Realities, Sol Koffler Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design – Providence, RI

Recoded, Peacock Visual Arts – Aberdeen, Scotland

Fear/Less, Sol Koffler Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design – Providence, RI

MircroMediations, Sol Koffler Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design – Providence, RI

2007 Ars Combinatoria, School of Film and Digital Media, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

Collected, OPENSOURCE Art, Champaign, IL

People + Place, Seattle Municipal Tower Gallery – Seattle, WA

This is/not a Room Full of Peanuts, Artist Reformation Project – Seattle, WA

48 Hour Run – Normal Space @ Flux Factory – Long Island City, NY

2006 Mapping, The Alternator Gallery for Contemporary Art – Kelowna, BC

The Projection Walk: Neighborhood Watch – Tampa, FL

Works on Paper, Flux Factory – Long Island City, NY

2005 The Accumulation Project, Lunar Base Gallery – Brooklyn, NY

100 Seconds, Simultan Organization – Timisoara, Romania

Never Odd or Even, The Budget Gallery – Los Angles, CA

2004 Snap to Grid, Los Angles Center for Digital Art – Los Angles, CA


Visiting Artists Lectures:

2009 Emerson College, Boston MA. Visiting Artist, Computer Programming in Art

2008 Brown University, Providence, RI. Visiting Artist, Introduction to Digital Media

Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA. Presentation at Upgrade!Boston

2006 911 Media Arts Center, Seattle , WA. Presentation at Upgrade!Seattle


Artist Residencies:

2006 I-Park Artist Residency – East Haddam, CT
2005 Sculpture, Installation, and New Media, School of Visual Arts – New York, NY



2008 The Centre for Modern Thought, Recoded: Landscapes and Politics of New Media
University of Aberdeen, Scotland
Exhibition of Work


2011 Gabriel Shalom, Video Interview, “The Future of Art,” Emergence Collective, February, 14, 2011

2010 Bob Garfield, Radio Interview, “Forever For Sale,” NPR: On the Media, February 26, 2010

2008 Jen Graves, Interview, “An Artist Becoming: Caleb Larsen. Part 1 & 2,” SLOG: The Stranger Blog Podcast, Seattle, WA, December 10 & 16


Public Collections:

2008 Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

2007 City of Seattle, Seattle, WA

2006 ArtBase at the New Museum, New York, NY

2003 Museum of New Art, Detroit, MI



2011 Honourable Mention, Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria

2008 Graduate Award of Excellence (juried by Ian Berry), Rhode Island School of Design

Graduate Fellowship, Rhode Island School of Design

2007 Graduate Fellowship, Rhode Island School of Design

2006 People + Place, Seattle Public Utilities Purchase Award

2003 WMU Enrichment Grant (winter), Western Michigan University

2002 Ellen Battell Stoeckel Trust Fellowship, Yale University

Fall WMU Enrichment Grant, Western Michigan University

Winter WMU Enrichment Grant, Western Michigan University

Undergraduate Entrepreneurial Program Grant, Western Michigan University

Diether Haeneke Travel Grant, Western Michigan University

James and Rose Kerr Grant, Western Michigan University


Selected Bibliography:

Rob Walker, Article, “Art That Sells Itself.” The New York Times Magazine, May 3, 2010

Theunis Bates, Article, “This Artwork Sells Itself Online,” AOL News, March 8. 2010

Jen Graves, Exhibition Review, “Brainy, Sexy: A Black Box and a Bloody Mess at Lawrimore Project,” The Stranger, Seattle WA, February 2, 2010

Juxtapoz Magazine corespondent, Article, “Perpetually on Sale: A Tool To Deceive and Slaughter,” Juxtapoz Magazine online, February 1, 2010

Jen Graves, Article, “Currently Deceiving and Slaughtering: Caleb Larsen,” SLOG: The Stranger Online, Seattle, WA, January 25,2010

Monroe, Article, “Caleb Larsen,” Beautiful/, January 25, 2010

Felix Salmon, Article, “Revisiting the Uncollectable Artwork,” Reuters, January 24, 2010

Sheila Lennon, Article, “Sculpture places itself for sale on eBay every 7 days”, Projo Subterranean at the Providence Journal online, January 21, 2010

Phillip Torrone, Article, “Caleb Larsen’s A Tool To Deceive And Slaughter,” Make Magazine online, January 21, 2010

The Economist correspondent,  “Art For Art’s Sake,” The Economist Free Exchange blog, January 20, 2010

Regina Hackett, Exhibition Review, “Caleb Larsen – Art as Transactional Residue,” Another Bouncing Ball at, January, 20, 2010

Felix Salmon, Article, “The Uncollectable Artwork,” Reuters, January 19, 2010

Adriana Grant, Exhibition Review,Roil With It: Caleb Larsen at Lawrimore Project,” Seattle Weekly Online, January 20, 2009

Rachel Shimp, Exhibition Review, “Lawrimore’s ‘Patch Dynamics’ a fresh and exciting threat to the city’s art scene,” Seattle Times, January 9, 2009

Regina Hackett, Exhibition Review, “’Patch Dynamics’ showcases terrific works by 6 newcomers bound to shake things up,” Seattle Post-Intelligencer, January 1, 2009

Jen Graves, Article, “A Box With The Sound of Its Own Selling,” SLOG: The Stranger Blog, November 24, 2008

Marisa Olson, Exhibition Review, “Computational Poetics,”, October 1, 2008

Monika Vykoukal and Jay Murphy, Exhibition Catalogue, “Recoded. Landscapes and Politics of New Media,”  July 30, 2008

John Cayley, Paper, Weapons of the Deconstructive Masses, September 15, 2008

Roberto Simanowski, Book, Digitale Medien in der Erlebnisgesellschaft. Kultur – Kunst – Utopie, Reinbek bei Hamburg: Rowohlt, 2008

Bill Hanley, Review, “XML Graveyard,”, September 18, 2006

Régine Debatty, Article, “Candy-based installations,”, August 28, 2006





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