Currently enrolled: M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Northeastern Illinois University
M.F.A., New Genres, San Francisco Art Institute
B.A., Art Semiotics, Brown University (Honors)

Awards / Honors / Residencies

  • 3rd Street Studios Residency, San Francisco Art Institute (2016-2017)
  • Artist in Residence, KALA Art Institute, Berkeley, CA (2007)
  • Capstone Award for Distinction in Creative Writing, Brown University, Providence, RI (2001)

Selected Exhibitions


  • “Andrew Venell: Personal Inventories,” Angelica Kauffman Gallery, The Waste Shed, Chicago, IL


  • “Drowned Neon Rose,” Winter Juried Show, I Like Your Work, curated by Kirstin Lamb


  • “9to5tv,” GSU CUBE, Atlanta, GA
  • “Pain/2,” USC Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA


  • “Sustenance,” Rare Device, San Francisco, CA


  • Print Portfolio Exhibition, Lost Coast Culture Machine, Fort Bragg, CA. Curated by Anne Beck & Dietmar Krumrey.


  • “Give & Take II,” PS Squared Gallery, Belfast, Ireland. Curated by Tonya McMullan.
  • Give & Take,” Lost Coast Culture Machine, Fort Bragg, CA. Curated by Tonya McMullan & Anne Beck.


  • 14th Annual VIDEOMEDEJA Video Festival, the Museum of Contemporary Art of Vojvodina, Novi Sad, Serbia
  • “CologneOFF VI”, 6th Cologne International Videoart Festival
  • “SOURCE CODING” at Quare, for, London, England
  • ON-LOOKING for, curated by Marialaura Ghidini


  • DKE Toys Custom Yoka Show at Designer Con, Los Angeles, CA
  • “Left to Chance,” Firehouse 13 Gallery, Providence, RI, curated by Alexandra Chemla
  • Faculty Art Show, ASUC Art Studio Gallery, University of California, Berkeley
  • HTML Color Codes,” at The New Museum, curated by Carolyn Kane


  • “Artists Go Lightly,” Temporary Autonomous Museum, San Francisco, CA
  • “Psychedelia,” Futuresonic 2007, London, UK
  • “The Pushpin Show,” ASUC Art Studio Gallery, University of California, Berkeley
  • “Americans in Peril,” Gold Robot Records, Space Gallery, San Francisco, CA


  • “Observatori 05 Festival of Artistic Investigation,” Museo de las Ciencias, Valencia, Spain
  • “Netopticon,”, Jerusalem, Israel


  • “Solutions for Modern Living,” Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY
  • “Live Disasters,” San Francisco Art Institute MFA Show, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA


  • “3rd St. Inside and Out,” SWELL Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA


  • “Crowd Pleasers,” SWELL Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
  • “Crowd Pleasers,” The Kuvataideakatemia, Helsinki, Finland
  • “Digital Commons,” Version 02 Festival, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
  • “Net.Art Open,” Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland


  • “Austerity” and “Other People’s Heaven” in TIMBER Journal, Summer 2021
  • “Dry Memories” in Field/Work Anthology, Perennial Press, 2021
  • “Site-Specific Sadnesses” in Petrichor Journal #12, Fall 2019
  • “Male Tears” in The Strange Attractor, December 2018
  • “Male Tears” in Average Art #12, July 2017
  • “NaOH Soap Lye” in Clerestory, Spring 2000
  • The Spread, Spring 1999
  • “Scuttlebug’s Search for the Meaning of Life,” in The College Hill Independent, Fall 1998

Teaching & Speaking

  • Visiting Teaching Artist, The Poetry Foundation, Workshop on Visual Poetry (June 2022)
  • Guest Lecture, Art & Design Senior Seminar, Bethel University (November 2020)
  • Guest Lecture, History & Theory of Contemporary Art, San Francisco Art Institute (February 2019)
  • Guest Lecture, Department of Art and Technology, San Francisco Art Institute (March 2013)
  • Workshop, School of Education, University of San Francisco (Fall 2008)
  • Guest Lecture, Technology and Integrated Media Environment, Cleveland Institute of Art (April 2007)
  • Guest Lecture, Department of Art & Art History, Hartwick College (March 2007)
  • Instructor, ASUC Art Studio, University of California at Berkeley (2004-2010)
  • Adjunct Instructor, The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Online Division (2005-2008)
  • Instructor, Berkeley Language Center, University of California at Berkeley (2005)
  • Instructor, Berkeley Youth Radio, Berkeley, CA (2005)
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, San Francisco Art Institute (2003-2004)

Essays & Curation

Press / Catalogs