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Shizu Saldamando

Born 1978 in San Francisco; lives and works in Los Angeles

Shizu Saldamando was born and raised in San Francisco’s Mission District. She received her BA from UCLA’s School of Arts and Architecture in 2000 and her MFA from California Institute of the Arts in 2005. She has exhibited her work in both painting and experimental media contexts; notable group exhibitions include Portraits of the Encounter (Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, 2011); Audience as Subject (Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 2010); Drawing the Line (Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, 2008); Phantom Sightings (Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2008); and AIR RAIDS: Freewaves’ Seventh Festival of New Media Art (Los Angeles, 2000). Saldamando is one of the co-founders of the Los Angeles artist-run cooperative Monte Vista Projects.

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