July- Kaila Gee / Mathew Hurtado / Paige Jiyoung Moon / Win Wallace

Exhibition: July 6- 29
Reception: Fri. July 6, 8-11 PM

Kaila Gee (b 1989, Sacramento, CA) Kaila received her BFA  from The Art Institute of Boston in 2011. She currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

Kaila explains her artwork. “In my work I seek to capture a sense of the past – of a time forgotten. To do so, I look to myth and lore, to the natural world and to ancient ways. I search for anything with roots,and dig deep beyond the mundane world and into the fantastic. This collection of drawings and paintings highlight creatures and man-beasts from this world.”

Mathew Hurtado Mathew Hurtado (b. 1990, Northridge, CA)

Mathew’s work is deeply personal and tells the story of personal relationships, political issues, and the struggle of being a minority. Still life of Loteria Cards, Mexican Marionettes, Tapatio all play a part telling these very personal narratives of the artists Hispanic heritage. Mathew is a tattoo and fine artist who started his tattooing career in 2011. Mathew is part of the Black Anchor Collective and currently lives and works in Hesperia, CA.

Paige Jiyoung Moon (b 1984, Seoul, South Korea) Paige received her BFA from Art Center College of Design, Pasadena in 2012. She currenlty lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.

Win Wallace (b Barnwell,South Carolina) Win received his BFA from the University of Texas. Win currently lives and works in Austin, TX.

The artists recent practice focuses on conte and charcoal portraits, as well as ink drawings. Since high school, Wallace played in bands and made zillions of flyers for underground punk and noise rock shows. Over the years, he made posters for bands like the Melvins, Neurosis, Sleep, Helios Creed, Alice Donut, DMBQ, Animal Collective, Scratch Acid, The Dicks and many others. He moved to Austin in the mid 1990’s to study drawing at the University of Texas. His drawings are influenced by history, art history, dreams, nature and pathos. Wallace has exhibited his work extensively in Texas, throughout the United States and internationally.

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