The work has grown out of a narrative that is intertwined with the travels of the artist. A sort of conscious seeking to find fleeting moments especially those found in the natural landscape. The memories of these places are then mined and translated into artifact like objects which have come out of a systemic approach to mark making and patterning that through its organic imperfection allows for the artists intuitive hand to be visible within the work. The work straddles the line between the interior and exterior world as well as the internal and external psychological space of “being”. This existential duality is also reflective in how the artist chooses to display their work both in controlled gallery spaces of the art world and outdoors susceptible to the natural elements.

Born. 1985 in Los Angeles, CA

Lives and works in Los Angeles, California.

He co-runs ARVIA, an alternative residency and project space dedicated to artists and the community in which it exists.



CV  

Co’Founder of ARVIA 2016´- present

Odd Ark: November 2019 // TBA Group Show // Los Ángeles , CA

Werkartz: October 2019 // Labyrinth of Language // Los Ángeles , CA  

Sou'Wester: August 2019 // We´ve Never Met Before Today // Seaview, WA // Collaboration with Becca van K

Art Sea: May 2019 // NSE&W // Marina del Rey, CA // Site specific installation

Bombay Beach Biennale: March 2019 // Boogy Woogy // Bombay Beach, CA // Collaboration with Daniel Paul Schubert

Other Places Art Fair: March 2019 // Barkers Hangar // San Pedro, CA 

Spring Break Art Show LA: February 2019 // Pass the Stick // Los Angeles, CA // Installation design & Curating

Also Gallery LA: January 2019 // Like a Wet Braid // Los Angeles, CA // Group Show

XIXstudios with ARVIA: December 2018 // Magick is Afoot // Los Angeles, CA // Group Show

1700 Naud with Monster Children: October 2018 // No Se // Los Angeles, CA. // Solo Show

Also Gallery LA: December 2017 // Nature v Nurture // Los Angeles, CA. // Group Show 

Tiger Strikes Asteroid LA: December 2017 // Los Angeles, CA. // Group Show and Fundraiser 

Global Giving: October 2017 // Painting Proceeds donated to Mexico Earthquake Relief 

Global Giving: June 2017// Painting Proceeds donated to Puerto Rico Relief Fund

Arvia Project: 2016-present // Los Angeles, CA. // Co-Founder, curatorial project 

Add A+A to XIX, XIX Studios: July 2016 // Los Angeles, CA. // Studio Assistant: Andreas Dobler & Anna Kanai 

neither here nor there, The Dojo: May 2016 // Culver City, LA // group show

Trinas' Palace: April 2016 // Boyle Heights, LA // group show 


Ends Meet: Braj Gallery, June 2015 // Los Angeles // group show

De Novo: November 2014 // The Brewery Artists Lofts Los Angeles // solo show

Contemporary Drawing & Painting: Huntington Library, San Marino, CA // October 2012 // seminar 

Atmospherics: Video and Sound Installation Project, New York City, January 2012 - 2014 // multiple group shows 

Gowanus Studio Projects: October 2011 - January 2013 // Drawing/Painting/Carpentry Projects Collective and Creative Space, Brooklyn, NY 

133: Echo Park Independent Co-Op, June 2011 // Los Angeles // group show

Long Beach Artist Guild, Mixed Media Survey Show, August 2010 // Long Beach, CA. // group show 

Press

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Monster Children: Some Sort of Sick Euphoria

Two Coats of Paint: Summer 2016  

Maake Magazine: Summer 2015 Issue#1 

Fauvist.org

Education|Work

BFA Drawing and Painting, California State University of Long Beach || Minor Comparative World Literature. 2010

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The Coastal Post: West Coast Contributor: Los Angeles // 2019 

1st Assistant Tradesman: Wood Working and Wood Building, Corbet Woodwork ||| Brooklyn, NY. 2012

Creative Development, XIXStudios: Installation||site-specific, photo, and music space, Los Angeles, CA. 2015-present

Guest Teacher Summer Arts Program: Barnhart School // Mixed Media, Mural Design and Practice. Arcadia, CA. 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

Art Teacher: LAEF // Drawing and Painting, Los Alamitos CA. 2016


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