SAN FRANCISCO, CA
BORN 1987, BAKERSFIELD, CA
2018 See You in Hell From Heaven, Luggage Store, (San Francisco CA)
2018 Church Camp, Black and White Projects, (San Francisco)
2016 Revive Spell, ATA Window Gallery, (San Francisco CA)
2015 Beast of Burden, A Simple Collective, (San Francisco CA)
2013 559, The Painted Bird, (San Francisco CA)
Two Person Exhibitions
2016 (Central)Valley Girls, Five Pins Project, (San Francisco CA) with artist Julz Hale Mary
2015 Seraphim, LAST Projects, (Los Angeles CA) with artist Dorian Wood
Queer California: Untold Stories, Oakland Museum, (Oakland CA)
Tranversal Ecologies, CCA Hubbell Street Gallery, (San Francisco)
Passport 2018:Civic Center/Hayes Valley, SFAC, San Francisco CA
The House Plant Show, SWIM Gallery, (San Francisco CA)
Queer Arts Biennale, LAST projects, (Los Angeles CA)
Mind is the Only Truth I’ve Found, Minnesota Street Project (San Francisco CA)
MOTHA presents: The Veil of Veronica, Handwerker Gallery (Ithaca NY)
Untiled Art Fair SF, Palace of Fine Arts (San Francisco CA)
Wonder: A Conversation With Wimmin, Root Division (San Francisco CA)
Crisis Actors, Muzeumm, (Los Angeles CA)
What Nasty Women Wear, Black and White Projects (San Francisco CA)
Touch on, SOMArts, (San Francisco CA)
Chain Reaction 12, SFAC main Gallery, (San Francisco CA)
ISO Queer Gods 2 ,Root Division, (San Francisco CA)
Issued ID: Minority as Brand, Black and White Projects,(San Francisco CA)
MFA Never, Root Division,(San Francisco CA)
Art Knox, LAST Projects, (Los Angeles CA)
So Anxious, Pehrspace, (Los Angeles CA)
Lesbian Lexicon, Tenderloin National Forest.(San Francisco CA)
Queer, Five Pins Project,(San Francisco CA)
STARTup Art Fair, (San Francisco CA) with A Simple Collective
Trans Hirstory in 99 Objects:Legends and Mythologies, ONE Archives,(Los Angles CA)
Misfits Toy Factory, Root Division,(San Francisco CA)
N/Q/C/, A Simple Collective,(San Francisco CA)
Frat Posturing, Frank’s Place,(Fresno CA)
Soft Muscle, Root Division, (San Francisco CA)
100 Performances for the Hole, SOMarts, (San Francisco CA)
Live/Work: An Alternative Showcase, A Simple Collective, (San Francisco CA)
ArtPad SF, Phoenix Hotel, (San Francisco CA)
See You at the Show-Part 3, Roll Up Gallery, (San Francisco CA)
Best Revenge: A Beautiful Fuck You, 22nd St. Co-op (San Francisco CA)
Awards and Residencies
2017 San Francisco Arts Commission, Individual Artist Commission
2015 A Simple Collective/AiRV Residency, San Francisco CA
2015 San Francisco Arts Commission, Individual Artist Commission
2014 Center for Cultural Innovation, Quick Grant
Lectures and Presentations
Visiting Artist Lecture, March 23rd, Handwerker Gallery, Ithaca NY
Visiting Artist Lecture, February 15th, University of California, Santa Cruz CA
Visiting Artist Lecture, September 29th, Mills College, Oakland, CA
Visiting Artist Lecture, October 19th, San Francisco Art Insititute, San Francisco CA
Sister Spit Nationwide Queer Arts Tour with special guests Lillian Faderman and Craig Calderwood, Hosted by Michelle Tea; The Voice Shop, Fresno CA
The Collective Tarot Tour, Collaborating with Unseen Others; Modern Times Book Store Collective, San Francisco CA
Objects of Desire, July 14th, Pacific Felt Factory, San Francisco, CA.
Publications and Texts
“Craig Calderwood” .Ginger: Issue 13, Ed. Markee Speyer, August 1st.
“Dynamic Static” Nicole Archer.Trap Door: Trans Cultural Production and the Politics of Visibility. Ed. Reina Gosset, Eric A. Stanley & Johanna Burton. The MIT Press and New Museum. January 3rd.
“Trans Animisms” Abram Lewis, Angelaki Vol.22 no.2 Special Issue “Tranimacies”. Eds Eliza Steinbeck and Mairanna Szczygiekska. May 17th.
"It's Almost As If We've Existed: Contemporary Art in LGBT Archives" Genevieve Flavelle. The Bookcase Micro Museum and Library. January.
“ ‘Touch On’ Asks What it Means to be a Body Without Labels” Sarah Burke. KQED Arts, December 19th
“Touch on Artist Interview: Craig Calderwood” Tara Chandi. SOMArts, December 14th.
“A Developed Sense of Touch” Stephen Jackson. SF weekly, December 1st.
“Quem você pensa que é?” Jacqueline Rose. Serrote #24, November.
"'Chain Reaction' Proves There's at Least 21 Artists Left In San Francisco" Sarah Hotchkiss. KQED Arts. June 13.
“Are Humans the Queerest Animals? Asks Craig Calderwood” Toshio Meronek. SF Weekly, September 25th
“Dorian Wood & Craig Calderwood//Seraphim” Mouser Jairo. Mouser, May 12th.
“PHOTOS: Your 99 Transgender Objects” Mitch Kellaway. The Advocate, March 24th.
“Reading by the Fire” Jayna Swatzman. ART21 magazine. December 19th.
“Meet Craig Calderwood the Gay Failure.” Celia Luciano Sagastume. Dot 429 magazine, August 6th.
"Art By Craig Calderwood” Juxtapoz, July 2nd.
"Craig Calderwood x Radar Spectacle." Michelle Tea. Radar Productions, May 13th.
Unspeakable Projects, Manhattan, NY
Black and White Projects, San Francisco, CA