ARIEL LUNA ANAIS

(b.1991, San Antonio, Tx)

 

LIVES AND WORKS IN SAN ANTONIO, TX

EDUCATION:

2014               BA, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

2012               SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE, SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS

GRANTS AND AWARDS:

2012               FRIENDS OF FINE ARTS SCHOLARSHIP, USC ROSKI SCHOOL OF FINE ARTS

                       ROSKI MERIT AWARD, USC ROSKI SCHOOL OF FINE ARTS

                       FAINTER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP GRANT, SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE

                       OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AWARD, SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2017               MEDICINE CABINET [ATM], RESIDENT BAR LA, LOS ANGELES, CA

2016               ATM: BLACKLIGHT DISTRICT, THE LEXINGTON, LOS ANGELES, CA

2015               HEAT VISION, QUETZAL BOUTIQUE, LOS ANGELES, CA

2014               HEAT VISION, HEART OF ART GALLERY, LOS ANGELES, CA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2020               CALAVERA EXHIBITION, HILTON PALACIO DEL RIO, SAN ANTONIO, TX

 

                       RED DOT, BLUE STAR CONTEMPORARY, SAN ANTONIO, TX 

 

                       VIDEO POP, BRICK, SAN ANTONIO, TX

                       ROWDY WOMEN TAKEOVER, TEXAS MUSEUM OF POP CULTURE, SAN ANTONIO, TX 

 

2019               VISUAL ARTS ALUMNI DRAWING EXHIBITION, SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE, SAN ANTONIO, TX

 

                       RUBIO GALLERY SOUTH POP UP, ST. ANTHONY HOTEL, SAN ANTONIO, TX

 

                       PHOTOPLAY, GALERÍA GUADALUPE, SAN ANTONIO, TX

 

                       A PRIDE COLLECTIVE: AN EXHIBIT FROM LGBTQ ARTISTS &   

                       ALLIES, TEXAS MUSEUM OF POP CULTURE, SAN ANTONIO, TX 

 

                       EVERY WOMAN BIENNIAL, 222 BOWERY, NEW YORK, NY

                       RED DOT, BLUE STAR CONTEMPORARY, SAN ANTONIO, TX

 

                       ROWDY WOMEN TAKEOVER, TEXAS MUSEUM OF POP CULTURE, SAN ANTONIO, TX

2018               LOVE UNDER THE RAINBOW, LA BOTANICA, SAN ANTONIO, TX

                       COMMON CURRENTS: TRICENTENNIAL, BLUE STAR CONTEMPORARY, SAN ANTONIO, TX

2017               THE COASTER SHOW, LA LUZ DE JESUS GALLERY, LOS ANGELES, CA 

                       META DADA: HIGH ART FOR THE POPULACE, ZINE POP-UP SHOP: SAN ANTONIO'S ALTERNATIVE AND INDEPENDENT PRINT      

                       CULTURE, CITY OF SAN ANTONIO DEPARTMENT OF ARTS AND CULTURE, SAN ANTONIO, TX

2016               SHE: BEYOND THE PARADIGMS OF PLEASURE AND PERIL, FRIDA CINEMA, SANTA ANA, CA

2015               UN: WOMEN LA, EARTHWE GALLERY AT BERGAMOT STATION, SANTA MONICA, CA

                       MISSING IN THE RAINBOW, ECHO PARK FILM CENTER, ECHO PARK, CA

2014               ROSKI UNDERGRADUATE OPEN STUDIO EXHIBITIONS, USC ROSKI SCHOOL OF FINE ARTS, LOS ANGELES, CA

2012               MIXOLOGY, BACKSTAGE LIVE, SAN ANTONIO, TX

                       ANNUAL EXHIBITION, SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE, SAN ANTONIO, TX.

2011               ANNUAL EXHIBITION, SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE, SAN ANTONIO, TX.

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY:

2016               TOLEDO, VERONICA, “ARIEL LUNA ANAIS” CONNECTING STORYTELLERS, MAY 2016,

                       O’HANIAN, HUNTER. “AN INTERVIEW WITH CHRISTINA SCHLESINGER: PAINTING WHAT I SEE”, PROVINCETOWN ARTS MAGAZINE,                            2016, 63 

 

                       CAMP, MELANIE. “SPARC LEADS CHARGE IN L.A. MURAL RESTORATION”, YO! VENICE, 2016, 4

LECTURES/TEACHING:

 

2018               TEEN LECTURE, ART PACE, SAN ANTONIO, TX

2015               PANEL DISCUSSION, UN: WOMEN LA, EARTHWE GALLERY AT BERGAMOT STATION, SANTA MONICA, CA

                       PANEL DISCUSSION, Q YOUTH FOUNDATION: MISSING IN THE RAINBOW, ECHO PARK FILM CENTER

PUBLICITY/ FEATURE FILMS:

2017               VALOR, TINA ZIMMER, SWITCHBLADE FILMZ

2014               DRAGULA, FRANK MELI, JA DROP PRODUCTIONS

MURAL RESTORATION:

- Hitting the Wall, 1984, Judy Baca

- The History of Highland Park, 1977, Judy Baca

- Love is for Everyone, 1991, Mary-Linn Hughes and Reginald Zachary
- To Protect and Serve, 1992, Noni Olabasi
- Calle De La Eternidad, 1993, Johanna Poethig
- Return to the Light, 1993, Charles Freeman
- Marc Chagall Comes Back to Venice Beach, 1991, Christina Schlesinger
- Jaya Mural, 1997, Emily Winters

- The Great Wall of Los Angeles, 1974, Judy Baca