C.V.


Aaron Whitney Bjork

Education


2019
University of Oregon
MFA Art / New Media and Culture

2007
Art Center College of Design
BFA Graphic Design, Honors

Solo Shows

2019
Ditch Projects (Forthcoming)

2018
Best guess for this image: Chevy bow tie exhaust tips, Portland Pataphysical Society, Portland, Or.

2016
Sonanananata 32, Washburn Gallery, Eugene, Or.

2015
Two Sides of Life, Fisk Gallery, Portland, Or.    
Crowded, York Space, Los Angeles, Ca.

Group Exhibitions and Screenings


2018

Supernova Film Festival. Denver, Co. Currated by Ivar Zeile

Where is the Eternal Expanse, Fluidity, Online. Curated by Valerie Amend and Benoit Palop

Distant Relatives, Littman Gallery, Portland, Or. 

Trust Fall, SOIL Gallery, Seattle, Wa.

2nd Year MFA Exhibition, University of Oregon, Eugene, Or.



2017


Radical Otherness, Tropical Contemporary, Eugene, Or.

Middle Child Syndrome, LaVerne Krause Gallery, Eugene, Or.

Eclipsecore, Navel, Los Angeles, Ca. Curated by Rick Silva

Time_Frame, Gallery 151, New York, Ny. Curated by Giphy.com

14th Annual Squeaky Wheel Animation Festival, Buffalo, Ny.

Millrace 5, LaVerne Krause Gallery, Eugene, Or. 

2016
23 True Things, Hayden Gallery, Eugene, Or.

Eat Before Going Out, Los Angeles, Ca. Curated by Aaron Elvis Jupin

2015
Quantum Lollipop, The Wrong – New Digital Art Biennale. Online.

Quantum Lollipop, Offline Pavilion, Novosibirsk, Russia.

Hypertube, Happy Hour Agency, Los Angeles, Ca.

Drawn together, Actual Size Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca.


2013

Multifeed, Slow Culture Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca.

2012

FRIGHT Screening, Frame Society, Santa Monica, Ca.

NELA, Studio 201, Los Angeles, Ca.

Apocalypse, Fisk: California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, Ca.

2011

We Heart Japan, Meltdown Comics, Hollywood, Ca.  

Water Works Show, Giant Robot, Los Angeles, Ca.

Halloween Zine Exhibition, Fisk: California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, Ca.

2010

LACMA Print: Edition 1, LACMA, Los Angeles, Ca.

Open House, Yosemite Studios, Los Angeles, Ca.

Last Days of Summer Art Expo, William S. Hart Museum, Newhall, Ca.

2009

Cut & Paste, Hollywood, Ca.

PSST. Pass It On: Hare Four Thrillhare, Hammer Museum (screening)  

Teaching 


Art Center College of Design, Adjunct Faculty 
Sequential Design 1. 2017
Motion Design 1. 2015-2016
3D Motion Graphics. 2015-2016
Aquarium of the Pacific: Blue Hope 2016


University of Oregon, Instructor of Record
Digital Drawing. 2018
Interactive Digital Art. 2017-2018
Digital Print Media. 2016-2017

UCLA Extension, Instructor
Indesign, 2015

Guest Lectures and Public Presentations


2018
Artist talk, Humboldt State University

2017
Gifability Workshop, Art Center College of Design
Artist Talk, 3D Animation, University of Oregon

Grants and Awards


2018
University of Oregon Graduate Teaching Fellowship

2017
University of Oregon Graduate Teaching Fellowship
University of Oregon Allied Arts Travel Grant
Carlene Ho Award for Excellence in the Arts

2016
University of Oregon Graduate Teaching Fellowship
SXSW Film Design Awards


2006
Merit Scholarship

Select Clients


NASA, AMC, Pepsi, Nike, Dunkin Donuts, Disney Channel,
Twitter, Google, Comcast, Dolby, Vevo, MOCAtv,
ESPN, XM, TGI Fridays, TUMS, PacSun, Funny or Die,
Intel, Xbox, LA Fitness, Toms Shoes, MTV, Giphy, Amazon Studios

Select Commercial Studios


Blind, National Television, Brand New School, Mirada,
Logan, 72 and Sunny, Shilo, Laundry, Imaginary Forces, Shine, Paradise Creative

Bibliography


2018
Dynamo Sport (self-published)

2017
Helvetica Normal (self-published)
Kwik Kolor (self-published)
Allied Forces Press Annual vol.2 (zine)

2016
Tape Mind Issue 1 (group zine)

2015
Bjorky, Two Sides of Life, Fisk 50 pages (monograph)

2014
Allied Forces Press Quarterly Issue 8, 6 page feature (zine)
Beyond Illustration: Designs & Applications (book: 4 page feature)

2013
N/P/P/S/S: Neverpress Artist Series. Episodes and Visions (print edition)
Lighthouse, Naturefaces Feature (magazine)

2012
Forage Press (zine)
Fisk #006 Apocalypse (zine)

2011
Fisk #005 Halloween Zine (zine)

2010
Beautiful/Decay: Exquisite corpse, 2010 (commissioned artwork)
Proxart Summer (interview)
2009 Design school confidential (book)

2008
Step Inside Design “Emerging Talent List” Born Motion Collective (magazine)

Online


2017
The Bosco Magazine, interview
Vice Creators Instagram Post

2015
Itsnicethat.com, Nature Faces feature
Cargocollective.com, Featured Artist, Nature Faces
Refinery29.com, Cool Los Angeles Business Cards

2013
Laimyors.com, Aaron W. Björk does Gorburger

2012
Beautifuldecay.com, Aaron W. Björk’s Hyper-colored Illustrations

2011
Fisk, wearefisk.com, Interview

2010
ProxArt magazine, Interview
Beautifuldecay.com, Bjorky

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Member: Ditch Projects





updated 07/25/2018



Aaron Whitney Bjork 2018