Artists


 

Born 1970, Cortland, NY

Currently lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

EDUCATION

1999 BFA from Ringling School of Art & Design, Sarasota, FL

1997 AAS from Cazenovia College, Cazenovia, NY

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2012

Memoir: The Tattooed Portrait Series at Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

2011

Youth of Today at FFDG Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2010

Tattooed Portraits: Chronicle at Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

2009

Tattooed Portraits: Snapshots at The Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2008

Tattooed Portraits: Los Angeles at Billy Shire Fine Arts, Culver City, CA

2007

Tattooed Portraits 2 at The Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Tattooed Portraits: The New York Experience at Invisible NYC, New York, NY

Somber Beginnings at Lineage Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2006

Tattooed Portraits at The Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2005

Recent Works at Cowboys and Angels Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2004

presently, hopeless… at C-Pop Gallery, Detroit, MI

2002

Recent Works at Cazenovia College, Cazenovia, NY

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013

111 Minna Gallery’s 20th Anniversary, A Celebratory Group Art Exhibition at 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Direct Address: An Inaugural Group Exhibition at Joshua Liner Gallery,
New York, NY

Tattooed Topographies at Southern Illinois University Museum, Carbondale, IL

2012

Tattoo Stories: A CraftLab Workshop: Fun for Everyone at Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA

The Diamond Sea at Fecal Face Dot Gallery, San Francisco, CA

L.A. Skin and Ink: Tattooing in Los Angeles from 1960 to the 1980s at Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA

CCC Pre-Opening Party for LA Skin and Ink at Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Second Skin: Tattoo Artist Group Exhibition at Copro Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Shinkansen Conspiracy at 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Resolve at Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

2011

La Luz de Jesus 25th Anniversary at La Luz de Jesus, Los Angeles, CA

Art Almighty, Last Gasp Anniversary Show at 111 Minna, San Francisco, CA

Summer Group Exhibition at Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

Pens and Needles at London Miles Gallery, London, UK

In The Nursery at Corey Helford Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2010

Everyday at 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Survey Select at Mark Murphy curated Show, San Diego, CA

Summer Group Exhibition at Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

Year of The Tiger at Seventh Son Tattoo, San Francisco, CA

2009

Life Size, 2 person show with Turf One at Yves Laroche Gallery, Montreal, Canada

Dark Art 3 at Curated by Curde Mackey, Sidney and Berne Davis Art Center in Ft.Myers, FL

August Group Exhibition at Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

Draw at Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CA

The Art of Rebellion at Robert Berman Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Two-person show with Turf One at Yves La Roche Gallery, Montreal, Canada

Beneath the Skin at Mesa Contemporary Arts Center, Mesa, AZ

The Art of Sketch Theatre at Gnomon Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Harley-Davidson Presents: The Art of Rebellion at Santa Monica Auctions, CA

Family First, at Anno Domini, San Jose, CA

Family First at White Walls Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2008

Anathema at Two-person Show with Vincent Castiglia at Last Rites Gallery,
New York, NY

Artists of Permanence at University of Houston, Houston, Texas

World On Fire at Grammy Awards, Los Angeles, CA

Luchador Collab-O-Mask at On Six Gallery, San Francisco

Visionaries at Canvas Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

Locked & Loaded at Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

A Benefit Show at Fecal Face Dot Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Full Custom Living: The Art of Garage Magazine at 111 Minna Gallery,
San Francisco, CA

Transgression at Last Rites Gallery, New York, NY

Committed to Ink at Sullivan Goss, Santa Barbara, CA

2007

Red Dot Fair Three-person show with Ron English and Joshua Petker at the Red Dot Fair (a concurrent fair to Art Basel Miami Beach), with The Shooting Gallery (of San Francisco, CA), Miami, FL

F.A.M.E. Collective at curated by Joshua Liner, presented by Maximum Impact Associates (MIA), for Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami, FL

Visionaries at Canvas Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

Skin Vandals at Gallery A.D., San Jose, CA

2006

We’ll Make A Lover Out of You at the South Florida Art Center for Art Basel, Miami, FL

Arcanum at Strychnin NYC, New York, NY

Fecal Face Show at 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA

The Erotic Show at The Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CA

The Portrait Show at The Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CA

And Then There’s California, a three-person show with Eric Joyner and Tim McCormick at Lineage Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2005

All Star Hustlaz at White Walls, San Francisco, CA

Power Vs. Force, a two-person show with Eric Joyner at Outer Edge Studio, Monterey, CA

The Munny Show, a Kid Robot Charity Party at 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA

The Art Print Show at The Canvas Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Wet Paint at The Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CA

In the Flesh, a three-person show with Bryan Bancroft and Greg Mocilnikar at Digital Three Gallery, Sarasota, FL

Group Show at Strychnin Gallery NYC/Berlin, Berlin, Germany

The Day in the Life of a Painting 2, a one day 12 hour show at The Shooting Gallery,
San Francisco, CA

The Erotic Show at The Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Monsters of LowBrow at Pop Art Studios, Miami, FL

I am 8 Bit at Gallery 1988, Hollywood, CA

Beautiful People at Miami Art Lab, Coral Gables, FL

Cine Delirio at The Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2004

The Erotic Gun Show at Pawn Broker’s Gallery, San Francisco, CA

The Art of Dialogue at Pete & Susan Barrett Art Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

A Man For All Seasons at Green Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

RSVP Portraits Show by Society of Illustrators, New York, NY

2003

Subconscious Show at 1300 Gallery, Cleveland, OH

Faculty Exhibition at Selby Gallery at Ringling School of Art & Design, Sarasota, FL

50/50 Show at 1300 Gallery, Cleveland, OH

2002

The Toy Show at 1300 Gallery, Cleveland, OH

The Sofa Show at 1300 gallery, Cleveland, OH

Faculty Exhibition at Selby Gallery, RSAD, Sarasota, FL

AWARDS

American Illustration, The Society of Illustrators, Communication Arts, RSVP, The Artist’s Magazine

PARTIAL CLIENT LIST

American Airlines, Atlantic Records, Baltimore Jewish Times, Boys Life, Chicago Herald Tribune, Converse, Dallas Observer, Elektra Records, Gatorade, Golf Digest, GQ, Hoffman Bikes, L.A. Weekly, Maxim, MTV Networks, Out Magazine, Psychology Today, Rock Star Games, Rolling Stone Magazine, Saks Fifth Avenue, Sarasota Film Festival, Scholastic Books, Sports Illustrated, Subway, T.E.D. Conference