Sam Rowell, b.1975                                       PDF
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts, cum laude 1997


Distribution Hall, Austin, TX. 09/18/19 Looking Through the Gravity Lens: An Evocation of Sound as Radiant Energy

Eternal 30
, Houston, TX.  09/06/19-09/08/19  Trichromatic Phenomena in the Service of Induced Color Performance Series

Hunter Shaw Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA.  01/18/2019-01/20/2019  Persistence of Vision:  Luminous Flux at the Event Horizon Performance Series

Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA.  09/06/18-09/08/18  Color Objectivism, Harmonic Distortion, and the Illusion of the Noise-free System, Vol.2 Performance Series

Panel L.A., Los Angeles, CA. 11/04/17  PSYCHO JAZZ in L.A. – Night Four. Curated by Wolf Eyes and Tim Leanse

Club Pro Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA. 10/02/17 Collaboration with Maria Maea as part of Previously Invisible to Me

Getty Center Los Angeles, CA. 06/13/17 Friday Flights. Installation and performance in Central Garden

Coaxial Arts Foundation, Los Angeles, CA. 06/01/17 Volume presents.

Club Pro Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA. 04/07/17 JH1.FS3 • K. Reinshagen • Sam Rowell • UNICA.

Panel L.A., Los Angeles, CA. 12/04/16 Soft Opening.

The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA. 02/13/16 Los Angeles Art Book Fair. Programmed by KCHUNG Radio

Sade Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. 06/12/16 Organized by Lucas Gorham

Mata, Los Angeles, CA. 02/05/16 Bromp Treb • Sam Rowell • Some Pepper.

The Velaslavay Panorama, Los Angeles, CA. 10/17/15. Color Objectivism, Harmonic Distortion, and the Illusion of the Noise-free System as part of Dog, Lights, and Sewing Machine curated by Lun*na Menoh

Pieter, Los Angeles, CA. 07/19/15 Have you ever heard the sound of an iceberg melting? Collaboration with Lucky Dragons and Tara Jane O’Neil based on scores by Pauline Oliveros

Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. 07/18/15 X POLY NATION. Organized in collaboration with New Art Dealers Alliance

Pehrspace, Los Angeles, CA. 06/27/15 KCHUNG presents Games For June. In quadrophonic sound

Dem Passwords, Los Angeles, CA 02/14/15 High on the Spill List.


Special Collections. Monthly sound collage performances on KCHUNG, 1630 AM, Los Angeles, CA.  2014 - Present

Centre for Contemporary Arts, 87.9 FM. Glasgow, Scotland. Sounds of Sirens: The Audio Landscape of Civil Defense. Selection, Radiophrenia Festival, 2017

Wave Farm, WGXC 90.7 FM. Acra, NY Chasing Waterfalls: Software Defined Radio. Selection, Short Waves/Long Distance, 30th Shortwave Listeners Festival, 2017

dublab,, Los Angeles, CA. Tribute to the Triforium. special presentation. 02/26/14

WMBR 88.1 FM, Cambridge, MA. Late Risers Club. Weekly Program. 2003

WMFO 91.5 FM, Medford, MA . First Internet Broadcast Performance of Erik Satie’s Vexations. Engineer. 2001

WHRB, 95.3 FM, Cambridge, MA. Record Hospital. Weekly Program. 1993-2000


Eloe Omoe. Bass Player 1996-Present

Contrabass solo and ensemble performer 1991-Present