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CV

b. 1988, Crystal Lake, Illinois.

Resides in Los Angeles, California.

Education:

2014 MFA, Painting & Drawing, The School of The Art Institute of Chicago

2011 BFA, Painting, Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL

Solo Exhibitions: 

2023 serás más macho, La BEAST Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

Selected Group Exhibitions: 

2023 Big Time Sensuality, Abigail Ogilvy Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

2023 Of The Muck, La BEAST Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2022 The Object Lounge, Collar Works, Troy, NY 

2021 Flat Files, Collar Works, Troy, NY 

2019 Velvet Ropes, 0.0 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2018
 Gødbottom, Inferno, New York, NY 

2017 Gødbottom, Siblings, Chicago, IL
2017 Get It For Cheap, 0.0 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2017 Animal Farm, Dalton Warehouse, Los Angeles, CA

2015 BMI, Chicago Urban Arts Society, Chicago, IL

2015 Confronting the Abject, Flats Studios, Chicago, IL

2015 Prism Walls, Loyola University, Chicago, IL

2015 Rapid Eye Movement, 1951, Chicago, IL
2014 SAIC MFA Show, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL
2013 PenPal, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI
2013 Youthful Form, Lloyd Dobler Gallery, Chicago, IL
2013 Acephale, Roxaboxen Gallery, Chicago, IL
2012 Where Your Cone At? 2, POVevolving Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2012 Detained, Mess Hall, Chicago, IL
2011 NIU BFA Show, Jack Olson Gallery, Dekalb, IL
2011 My Imaginary Friend and I, Bad Dog Gallery, Dekalb, IL

Press:

William Moreno, "Abel Guzmán at La BEAST Gallery" review in Craft and Utility issue, Artillery Magazine, October 31st, 2023.  

Matt Stromberg, "10 Shows to See in Los Angeles in October," Hyperallergic, October 4th, 2023.

Professional Experience:

2019 Adjunct Instructor at Cal State LA

2014 Substitute Teacher, SAIC Painting and Drawing Department
 

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