Eamon Ore-Giron


Eamon Ore-GironArtist’s Statement

Through a multifaceted approach involving painting, sculpture, video and sound my aim is to create a language exploring such disparate topics as Narco Spiritualism, Tropical Punk Morphology, Andean Maoist Folkology and Native American Modernism. The nature of my work is rooted in the fact that culture is not static but always in a state of flux and rather than placing myself in a specific place in the linear succession of art history I prefer to see my practice as an extension of ideas and movements that are without epoch, that deal with the human condition and not the market or fashion. With that in mind I am free to explore aesthetics that range from small-scale paintings whose inspiration ranges from Minimalist Abstraction to preHispanic design and De Stijl as well as sculptural forms that are constructed from simple materials that are transformed into structures echoing complex social concerns such as ideas of labor and identity.

Biography

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2013
Nicelle Beauchene Gallery, New York

2012
Open Tuning, EDGBDG,18th Street Arts Center, Los Angeles

2010
Road to Ruins, Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles

2009
Into A Long Punk, Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles

2006
Los Jaichakers, MUCA ROMA, Mexico City

Selected Group Exhibitions

2013
(Upcoming) Miami Art Museum, Miami.
Oye Mira, Walter McBean Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, SF, CA.
Metal Coyote, Y Gallery, New York.

2012
(Art Fair) Queens Nails, NADA Art Fair Miami.
Going Public, ENPAP, Bilbao, Spain.

2011
Stories Song, Pepin Moore Gallery, Los Angeles

2010
Lonarte, Municipality of Calheta, Madeira Portugal (public art installation)
Wall-to-Wall, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles
Panorama: Los Angeles, ARCO Madrid, (Steve Turner Contemporary)

2009
First Look: An Exhibition of Emerging Artists from Los Angeles Galleries, Green Gallery East, Milwaukee
Lovable Like Orphan and Bastard Children, The Green Gallery East, Milwaukee
Phantom Sightings: Art after the Chicano Movement, Curated by Howard Fox, Rita Gonzalez and Chon Noriega, Museum Alameda, San Antonio,
TX; Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, TX; Cultural Universitario,
Guadalajara, Mexico; Americas Society/Museo del Barrio, New York,
NY (traveling)
Glue, Paper, Sissors, Luckman Gallery, Cal State L.A.
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Engagement Party, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

2008
Aparaciones Fantasmales (Phantom Sightings: Art after the Chicano Movement), Curated by Howard Fox, Rita Gonzalez and Chon Noriega, Museo Tamayo, Mexico City
California Biennial, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
Phantom Sightings: Art after the Chicano Movement, Curated by Howard Fox, Rita Gonzalez and Chon Noriega, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles
Loop Tone, Deborah Page Gallery Los Angeles

Awards

2012
ARTADIA Artists residency in New York

2009
Durfee Completion Grant

EDUCATION

2006
MFA, University of California, Los Angeles

1996
BFA, San Francisco Art Institute