EXHIBITIONS

Varsity Arts Exhibition – McConnell Arts Center, Main Gallery  – Columbus, OH, 2018

The animated short film “Winged Painter” has been featured in the Varsity Arts Exhibition! The Varsity Arts Exhibition showcases the artistic pursuits of The Ohio State University’s varsity athletes, past and present (August 16th – October 14th, 2018). The film invites the viewer to take a journey within a painting unfolding in real time. Winged Painter was part of a media campaign that successfully raised over $1,000 for RAINN charity. Written & Directed by Raúl Sanchez & Rod Sánchez (Sanchez 2winz).


SaveArtSpace and X Gallery “Cultural Diversity Exhibition” – New York, NY, 2018

The painting One Vision was selected to be exhibited at the “Cultural Diversity Exhibition” from July 2nd – August 2nd, 2018 at X Gallery.  As an extension to the exhibition, a large-scale print of One Vision will be displayed in Manhattan as a public art installation in the form of a prominent bus stop shelter advertisement on West 116th Street & 5th Avenue for the duration of the exhibition (July 2nd – August 31st, 2018).


Palm Springs International Animation Festival – Palm Springs California, CA, 2017

The animated short film "Winged Painter" was officially selected by the Palm Springs International Animation Festival (November 9th – 11th, 2018). The film invites the viewer to take a journey within a painting unfolding in real time. Winged Painter was part of a media campaign that successfully raised over $1,000 for RAINN charity. Written & Directed by Raúl Sanchez & Rod Sánchez (Sanchez 2winz).


Jersey City Theatre Center Art Exhibition Series "BORDERLESS" – Jersey City, NJ, 2017

Rod's painting "One Vision" was selected to be exhibited at the art exhibition series "BORDERLESS." "One Vision" was exhibited at Merseles Studios Gallery from February 3rd – March 24th, 2017.


RE:ARTISTE International Art Competition “Show Your World Exhibition” – New York, NY, 2016

Rod's painting "Transmission of a Silent Heaven" was selected as a Finalist in the RE:ARTISTE 2nd International Art Competition 2016 “Show Your World Exhibition.” "Transmission of a Silent Heaven" was exhibited at Gallery MC from November 10th–22nd, 2016.


Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series – New York, NY, 2016

Rod's painting "When Urania Cries" was selected as a Semi-Finalist in the Bombay Artisan Series National Competition 2016.  "When Urania Cries" was exhibited at
Rush Arts Gallery from November 7th–18th, 2016.


New York Short Film Festival – New York, NY, 2016

The animated short film "Winged Painter" was officially selected by the New York Short Film Festival. The film invites the viewer to take a journey within a painting unfolding in real time. Winged Painter was part of a media campaign that successfully raised over $1,000 for RAINN charity. Written & Directed by Raúl Sanchez & Rod Sánchez (Sanchez 2winz).


Orlando Film Festival – Orlando Florida, 2015

The animated short film "Winged Painter" was officially selected by the Orlando Film Festival. The film invites the viewer to take a journey within a painting unfolding in real time. Winged Painter was part of a media campaign that successfully raised over $1,000 for RAINN charity. Written & Directed by Raúl Sanchez & Rod Sánchez (Sanchez 2winz).


“Borderland” International Video Art Festival MECA Mediterráneo Centro Artistico – Almeria, Spain, 2014

The animated short film "Winged Painter" was officially selected by the MECA Mediterráneo Centro Artistico. The film invites the viewer to take a journey within a painting unfolding in real time. Winged Painter was part of a media campaign that successfully raised over $1,000 for RAINN charity. Written & Directed by Raúl Sanchez & Rod Sánchez (Sanchez 2winz).


“Borderland” International Video Art Festival Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Granada – Granada, Spain, 2014

The animated short film "Winged Painter" was officially selected by the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Granada. The film invites the viewer to take a journey within a painting unfolding in real time. Winged Painter was part of a media campaign that successfully raised over $1,000 for RAINN charity. Written & Directed by Raúl Sanchez & Rod Sánchez (Sanchez 2winz).


Arts NYC SkyRoom Rooftop Lounge Exhibition. New York, NY, 2013

Rod's paintings exhibited in group show: "Sweet Flute," "Miracle of a Mother's Love," & "Ascension of a Buried Prayer." Giclée prints of paintings "Miracle of a Mother's Love," & "Ascension of a Buried Prayer." were donated to the event charity auction to raise funds for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation. 


Arts NYC East Village Arts Exhibition. New York, NY, 2012

Rod's paintings exhibited in group show: "Miracle of a Mother's Love," "Rebuilding the Spirit of America," & "First Kiss Goodbye." All proceeds from the exhibition went to University Community Social Services’ The Meatloaf Kitchen, a local soup kitchen in NYC.


Arts NYC East Village Arts Exhibition. New York, NY, 2011

Rod's paintings exhibited in group show:  "Ascension of a Buried Prayer" & "After Soul Paralysis."  All proceeds from the exhibition went to University Community Social Services’ The Meatloaf Kitchen, a local soup kitchen in NYC.


Halcyon Record Store & Gallery Serious / Whimsey Exhibition. Brooklyn, NY, 2011

Rod's paintings exhibited in group show:  "Heart in Arrested Perspective" & "After Soul Paralysis." 


Our Silent Canvas — Echo the Elements Art Exhibition. New York, NY, 2011

Rod's painting exhibited in group show: "First Kiss Goodbye." “Echo the Elements” was a collaborative art show of music and installation art. Each musical piece is in collaboration with various multimedia artists including; interpretive dance, painting, interactive electronics, & live video projection.


Baruch College NYC Subway Dioramas on Display. New York, NY, 2010 – 2011

Rod's design and illustration for Baruch College's Continuing and Professional Studies Campaign (Fall 2010 - Summer 2011) are on display in NYC subways from the fall 2010 to the spring of 2011. Other publications where Rod's Art for this campaign have appeared are: Time Out NY, The Village Voice, Metro NY, Baruch's Bulletin Cover, AM New York, to name a few.


Lyons Wier Gallery — Art Bazaar Exhibition. New York, NY, 2010

Rod's paintings exhibited in group show: "Ascension of a Buried Prayer," "Rebuilding the Spirit of America," "After Soul Paralysis," and "First Kiss Goodbye."


Niagara Gallery — Antagonist Art Exhibition. New York, NY, 2010

Rod's paintings exhibited in group show:  "Rebuilding the Spirit of America" and "After Soul Paralysis, were exhibited."


1st Place Design Award JPMorgan Chase Corporate Challenge T-Shirt Competition. New York, NY 2008

Rod's T-Shirt Design for the Random House Inc. Running Team won the 1st place design award among many other companies in New York City. T-Shirts were worn by the team on race day.


Penguin Random House – Art Exhibition. New York, NY 2008

The animated short film "Maddy in the Never Ending Room" written & directed by Raúl Sanchez & Rod Sánchez (Sanchez 2winz) was exhibited.  Oil painting "After Soul Paralysis" was exhibited in group show.


Penguin Random House – Art Exhibition. New York, NY 2007

Rod's painting exhibited in group show:  "Rebuilding the Spirit of America." 


Audio / Visual Performances, 2004 – Present

Performance venues include: Tishman Auditorium, White Rabbit Lounge, Columbia University, Parsons Gallery, 3rd Ward Galley to name a few.  Sanchez 2winz – an audio/visual electro-acoustic artist duo consisting of Raul Sánchez & Rod Sánchez.  The multisensory performances consist of Rod Sánchez on electronic musical equipment mxing live visuals (VJing) and performing original electronic music.  Raul Sánchez on keyboard performing melodies on strings, synthesizer, & piano. 


Tribeca Performing Arts Center, New York, NY, 2004

Rod Sánchez created & mixed live visuals for the multimedia play "The Mall Land" written by Pamela Booker.


HERE Arts Center, New York, NY, 2003 

Rod Sánchez created and mixed live visuals for the multimedia play "Dust" written by Pamela Booker.


Parsons Gallery, New York, NY, 2002 

Rod Sánchez curated the show "The Art of Indivisibility." The exhibition was in response to the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. Oil painting, "Rebuilding the Spirit of America" with audio recording of spoken poetry was exhibited by Raul & Rod Sánchez.


The Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH, 2001

Exhibition of Undergraduate Thesis, Reason in the Mirror, A short film exploring "The Art in Advertising."


Exposures Gallery – The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2000

Two of Rod's pieces were exhibited in group show.  Digital art piece, "Ultrasound Goodbyes," & acrylic painting, "Numb on the Surface."


Exposures Gallery – The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 1999

Two of Rod's pieces were exhibited in group show:  acrylic paintings, "Disarm" & "A Luring Lullaby."


Exposures Gallery – The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 1998

Two of Rod's pieces were exhibited in group show:  "Reconciled" & "Listening at a Train Station."