TIMELINE

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

2021, Refrains by ROOS, (album) 

2021, Move to Los Angeles, CA

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

2020, Staff Interviewer, The Believer 

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

2019, Treatment at AmrtaSiddhi, second solo musical performance 

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

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

2018, First Mudslinger performance, Other Places Art Fair, LA

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

2018, first ROOS release, Standards Volume 1

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

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

2017, Host Season 1 of SFMOMA podcast

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, Move to Muir Beach, CA

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

2015, Move to Forestville, CA, on and off

2015, First solo musical performance, Queens Museum

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

2015, co-found 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, Begin teaching at Columbia University, School of the Arts, graduate

2014, Ross Simonini Drawings (book)

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

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

​2012, Jack Hanley Gallery performance as NewVillager

​​​​2012, Brooklyn Museum performance as NewVillager

2012, NewVillager released (album)

2011, Andy Warhol Museum performance, Pittsburgh as NewVillager

2009, Move to New York City

2009, Painter

2008, Meet future wife

2008, Move to San Francisco

2007 — ongoing, co-found NewVillager 

2007 — leave Trespassers William

2006 — begin interviews editor, The Believer Magazine

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

2006 — 2007, editor, Resonance

2006, Having by Trespassers William released (album)

2005 — 2006, editor, Identity Theory

2005 — 2006, fiction editor, Cranky

2004, Move to Seattle

2003, Julliard/La Schola Cantorum, Paris (study of harmony)

2003, join the dream pop band, Trespassers William (bass, guitar, keys) 

2003, B.M. & B.S. (Music composition) University of California, Santa Barbara

2003, UCSB Writing prize

2001, Writer

1994, Musician