CV/RESUME

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JOSHUA THIES

misterthies@gmail.com
Wolphaertstraat 51A
3082BL Rotterdam
The Netherlands

EDUCATION

Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
MA Fine Arts, June 2009

San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
BFA, Sculpture/ New Genres Department, May 2005



EXHIBITIONS  

"Stored Potential & Laser Beam Escalator," W Y, Łódź, Poland, 2017
"ETHER Sniffing: Wireless Telephony," S/ASH Gallery, Rotterdam, NL 2017
"PEACH, The Life Intense," W139, Amsterdam, NL 2016
"Group Exhibition, Focus," Gallery Lokaal, Rotterdam, NL 2016
"Gabo Scream Queen," Sculpture Int. Gabo Restoration Project, Rotterdam, NL 2016
"RAAR (Rotterdam Art And Radio)," Club Gusto Opening Festival, Rotterdam, NL 2016
"Club Gusto - Creative Universe," Grand opening group exhibition, Rotterdam, NL 2016
"Freierfest" - First Annual Festival of Contemporary Art, Odessa, Ukraine 2016
"RAAR (Rotterdam Art And Radio)," Festival Charlois Speciaal, Rotterdam, NL 2016
"Sound & Images," Paviljoen ...aan het Water, Rotterdam, NL 2015
"RESCUE," Red Barn Project Space, UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA, USA 2015
"The Ride," Art route through the city, Rotterdam, NL 2015
"November Second," Abandoned Football Field, North Rotterdam, NL 2014
"Drawing Rally," BAR, Rotterdam, NL 2014
"White Wall Project," LaBru, Rotterdam, NL 2014
"VOND.A #5," Roodkapje, Rotterdam, NL, 2014
"In Free Fall," Wolfart Projectspace, Rotterdam, NL 2014
"Sonic Postcards," Audio Foundation, Auckland, NZ 2014
"Because It's Written," Wolfart Projectspace, Rotterdam, NL 2013 
"Re:Rotterdam 2013," Art Rotterdam, Rotterdam, NL, 2013
"BYOBeamer," Roodkapje Art Space, Rotterdam, NL 2013
"Creative Culture Exhibition and Conference," Padova, Italy, 2012
"BYOB Amsterdam," Kunstvlaai, Amsterdam, NL 2012 
"Hellebou Vol.4 Expo," Het Wilde Weten, Rotterdam, NL 2012
"Re:Rotterdam 2012," Art Rotterdam, Rotterdam, NL 2012
"Appeal to Probability," Het Wilde Weten, Rotterdam, NL 2011
"Hellebou Residency and Publication," Hellebou, Helleberg, Telemark, Norway 2011
"Kunst Kamers," De Zwarte Ruyter (various locations Nordereiland), Rotterdam, NL 2011
"GuestROOM" solo exhibition, Rotterdam, NL 2011
"Second Hand Stories," Rhizomatic Project Space, Amsterdam, NL 2010
"Joshua Thies and Rick van de Dood," Gouwstraat Artspace, Rotterdam, NL 2010
"Reception Room," WOLFART Projectspace, Rotterdam, NL 2010
"Opening: The Show," CBKU, Utrecht, NL 2010
"Terrain Vague," Expodium, Utrecht, NL 2009
"neveroddoreven," TENT, Rotterdam, NL 2009
"Tekeningen Expo/Drawing Exhibition," Stichting Kasteel van Rhoon, NL, 2009
"It Hits My Hair," WOLFART Projectspace, Rotterdam, NL, 2009
"Open Atelier Route, Charlois," Het O'tje, Rotterdam, NL, 2009
"The Beehive Experiment," OT301, Amsterdam, NL 2008
"Herioc," Former Foto Museum, Rotterdam, NL 2008
"The Perfect Society," Schouwburg, Rotterdam, NL 2008


PUBLICATIONS

Metropolis M
Tijdschrift Over Hedendagse Kunst
(Contemporary Art Publication)
No2 2017 Apr/May
Tune In, The growing popularity of internet radio
Interviews and text by Anne Marijn Voorhorst
pp 33-36

Hellebou Vol.4
Yearly Residency Publication
by Ellen Surhke and Johanne Birkeland, 2014
text and documentation of artworks plus sound performance 

Simulacrum
Tijdschrijft voor kunst en cultuur
'Beyond the Horizon'
by Anne Siffels
April 2010, jaargang 18, #2/3, pp 84-89
text and image coverage of 'LIVE/LEAVE (the nl)' exhibition

hOUTSKOOL
A5 DE NIEUWE 16MM
'Letter From the Young Artist-Inquiry to Cerith Wyn Evans'
by Joshua Thies
March 2010, Artzine Nummer 1, Jaargang 2

Kunstbeeld Nieuws
'Gluren naar vensterbanken en schoorsteenmantels'
(Glaring at window sills and fireplace mantles)
by Anna van Leeuwen
July 2009

Krooning '08/'09
WdKA Magazine
'Collections, Constructions, Coercions: The Archive Into the Artwork'
by Joshua Thies
26 June 2009, Fourth Edition, pp 48,49

EXPERIENCE



Paviljoen
Programer of Friday performance art events and concerts, 04/16-Present
Brieleselaan 157, Rotterdam
https://www.facebook.com/paviljoenahW/ 

RAAR (Rotterdam Art And Radio)
Host and content programer, 06/16-Present
Various locations in the city of Rotterdam
http://mixlr.com/raar/showreel/

WOLFART Projectspace
Event Programmer/Exhibition Curator, 06/09-Present
Wolphaertstraat 25, 3082BJ Rotterdam, Netherlands
http://cargocollective.com/wolfart-rotterdam/

LAAT
Founder and Manager
Art, Presentations, Film Screenings, Sound Performance
Wolphaertstraat 23/c, 3082BJ Rotterdam, Netherlands
http://i90631.wix.com/laat 
https://www.facebook.com/LAATER.Rotterdam/  

VanDeSky Stage Builders
Music Festival Stage Building
Various Locations The Netherlands
Freelancer May 2016-Present

No Problem Stage Design
Creative Stage and Structure Building, June/2014-Present
Various Locations, The Netherlands
http://www.noproblemstagedesign.nl/

Sils Gallery/Half Juni, Cafe and Art Book Library
Gallery Attendant and Caretaker, 06/09-Present
Wolphaertsbocht 51, 3082 Rotterdam
www.silsprojects.info

Tutti Timbri, Theater/Musical Instrument Construction
Freelance Carpentry, 8/09-Present
Erasmussingel 54, 3051KH Rotterdam
www.tuttitimbri.nl

Ship Art International, Art Handling, Shipping, Storage, Installation 
Assistant Wherehouse Manager, 8/05-8/07 
1333 Lowrie Ave., South San Francisco, CA 94080
www.shipart.com

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS / VOLUNTEER WORK

V2 Institute for Unstable Media, Exhibition host & book sales, 09/16-Present, Eendrachtsstraat 10, 3012 XL Rotterdam, Netherlands

WOLFART Projectspace 
Volunteer Curator/Secretary, 11/09-Present 
Wolphaertstraat 25, 3082BL Rotterdam, Netherlands

New Ateliers Charlois (NAC) Foundation 
Member and Event Coordinator, 02/08-Present 
Wolphaertstraat 45, Rotterdam, Netherlands  

Wereld van het Witte de With Festival, Builders Group, Artist Liason, 12-14 Sept 2014, Rotterdam Centrum, Netherlands

DEAF (Dutch Electronic Arts Festival), 21-24 May 2014, Builders Group, Exhibition Attendant, Robot Operator, Het Niuwe Institute-V2 Institute for unstable media, Rotterdam Centrum, Netherlands

LAAT performance art space and art bar, 22 Feb-27 Nov 2014


HONORS AND AWARDS / GRANTS

CBK Rotterdam funding for Hellebou residency
Ursula Pearl Fund
NAF (Netherlands-America Foundation) Scholarship
Expodium platform voor jonge kunst residency






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