TIMELINE

2021, Refrains, Et Al, San Francisco, (solo show)

2021, Refrains by ROOS, (album) 

2021, Energy Calendars & Massage ToolsFresh Bread, Chicago (solo project)

2021, Gualala Arts Center, CA​ (group show)

2021, Move to Los Angeles, CA

2020 — present, Subject, Object, Verb presented by ArtReview (podcast)

2020, Birds Sun Such Trees, Et al + Arts of Life, Chicago (group show)

2020, 100 Sculptures, No Gallery, LA (group show)

2020 — ongoing, Staff Interviewer, The Believer 

2020, The Well, Mother Culture (video)

2020, To Your Under, Heavy Breathing, (audio exercise) 

2019, Thank You, Cat Box Contemporary, NY (solo project)

2019, Contradict Yourself, Other places Art Fair, Los Angeles (flag edition)

2019, Orchard House Residency, Boulder, CO (residency)

2019, Treatment at AmrtaSiddhi 

2019, California College of the Arts, Creative Writing, graduate (teaching)

2019, My Whole Entiled World, Escolar, Forestville, CA (performance)

2019, Quartering Performance, Interface, Oakland (performance)

2019, The Feeling Sense: a lecture, Kadist Foundation, San Francisco (lecture)

2018, On Interviewing: a talk at Likeminds, Hudson, NY (live talk)

2018, Fluid Humanity: A talk with Anicka Yi, Printed Matter, NYC  (live talk)

2018, Mudslinger, Other Places Art Fair, LA (performance)

2018, Gnaw The Bone That Falls To Thy Lot, Kimberly Klark, NY (group show)

2018, GIFC, Agnes B Gallerie Du Jour, Paris (pop up)

2018, Books of Deformation, Exhibition A, New York (book edition)

2018, Guerneville, NIAD Art Center, with Gerasimos Floratos (curated show)

2017, Mind Control, Alterspace, SF (group show)

2017, Fritz Haeg's Salmon Creek Farm, Mendocino, CA (residency)

2017, Anxiety Napkins, Sharjah Biennial 13, UAE (solo presentation)

2017, People Pool Pie, Performa 17, NYC (conductor)

2017 — ongoing, ROOS (solo artist)

2017, Otherworld, Season 1, Raw Material presented by SFMOMA (podcast)

2017, A Conversation with Anna Halprin, Jessica Silverman Gallery (live talk)

2017, The Book of Formation, Melville House Book (novel)

2016, Suncakes, Vacancy, LA (two person)

2016, Andrea Zittel's Wagon Station Encampment, Joshua Tree, CA (residency)

2016, Picnic, Eddie Martinez studio, NY (pop up solo show)

2016, Algae Bibs, Colpa Press (edition of bibs)

2016, Move to Muir Beach, CA

2016, Prospect Drawings, Exhibition A (drawing edition)

2016, Shakey Towns, AlterSpace, SF (group show)

2016, World Made By Hand, Andrew Edlin Gallery, NY (group show)

2016, Dek Hed, The Thing Quarterly (curated show)

2016, Serious T'ings Gonna Happen: on Jamaican Dancehall, Hat and Beard (essay)

2015, Move to Forestville, CA

2015, My Life As a Man, Carmen Winant, (poem)

2015, Sender, Peter Sutherland, Printed Matter (contributor)

2015, Devendra Banhart and Adam Tullie (contributor)

2015, 33 1/3's How to Write About Music, Da Capo (contributor)

2015, Matthew Barney's River of Fundament, Rizzoli (contributor)

2015, Negative Hand, Anonymous Gallery, Mexico (group show)

2015, Box Lunch, SkyLab, Columbus, OH (group show)

2015, Queens Museum (solo musical performance) 

2015, Feast with Brian Belott, Performa 15 (conductor)

2015, Digestive Napkins, Martos Gallery (napkin edition)

2015 — 2019, The Organist presented by McSweeney's and KCRW (podcast)

2015, Sweather, Fredericks & Freiser gallery, NY (two person show w/ Brian Belott)​

2014, Quartering Myself, Shoot the Lobster, Luxembourg (solo)

2014, Ross Simonini Drawings (book)

2014, Confidence, Believer Books (editor, with Vendela Vida)

2014, Bathers, Blackston, NY (two person)

2013, Temporary Culture, Human Resources, LA (performance, as NewVillager)

2014, Interview with John Maus, Frieze art fair (live talk)

2013, Draw Gym, 247365, curated by Brian Belott (group show)

2013 — present, Columbia University, School of the Arts, graduate (teacher)

2013, Brushcrusher, NY curated by Gerasimos Floratos (group show)

2013, Age of Small Things, Dodge Gallery, NY (group show)

2013, Devotional Spaces, Ventana 244, NY (group show)

2013, Bad Fog, Martos Gallery, NY, curated by Eddie Martinez (group show)

2012, Nature Balance, Fredericks and Freiser Gallery, NY (group show)

2013, Eddie Martinez Paintings, Picture Box Books, (contributor)

2013, Eat or Die, Denny Gallery, NY (two person show)

2013, Jacob Cooper, Silver Threads, New Amsterdam (liner notes)

2012, Human Resources, curated by Dawn Kasper, NY  (performance)

​2012, NewVillager, Jack Hanley Gallery, New York 

​​​​2012, Brooklyn Museum (as NewVillager)

2012, Always Apprentices, Believer Books (editor, with Sheila Heti)

2012, NewVillager by NewVillager released (album)

2011, Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh (as NewVillager)
2011, Powerplay festival, Bridgehampton (as NewVillager)

2009, Move to New York City

2008, Move to San Francisco

2007 — ongoing, member of  NewVillager

2006 — 2020, interviews editor, The Believer Magazine

2006, M.F.A. (Fiction Writing) Bennington College

2006 — 2007, editor, Resonance

2006 — 2007, fiction editor, Cranky

2006, Having by Trespassers William released (album)

2005 — 2006, editor, Identity Theory

2004, Move to Seattle

2003 —2007, member of Trespassers William (bass, guitar, keys)

2003, Julliard School/La Schola Cantorum program, Paris (harmony)

2003, B.M. & B.S. (Music composition + Astrophysics) University of California

2003 — ongoing, freelance writer (The New York Times, McSweeneys, The Believer, T Style Mag, ArtReview, The Paris Review, Art in America, The Fader, Interview, Mousse, LitHub, California Sunday Magazine, ArtNews, frieze, Salon, Bomb, Los Angeles Times, Vegetarian Times, LA Weekly, Bookforum, Seattle Weekly, Identity Theory, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, The Stranger, Psychology Today, SFMOMA's Open Space, Affidavit, 11:11, Hazlitt, The Globe and Mail, Poetry Magazine, Yeti).