CV and Contact Information

Ian Elsworth Pines  (born 1984, Denver, CO) / lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

(661) 733-8506  ianepines@yahoo.com / ianepines.com

 

 

Education

 

Master of Fine Arts in painting at the University of California, Los Angeles in 2010

Bachelor of Arts in art at the University of California, Santa Cruz in 2007

 

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

 

The Gilded Anthropocene Redux: Recent Paintings by Ian Pines, Palos Verdes

   Performing Arts, Palos Verdes, Rolling Hills Estates, CA, 2016

The Gilded Anthropocene: Recent Paintings by Ian Pines, McNish Gallery, Oxnard

   College, Oxnard, CA, 2016

Churning Myths into Mountains: Recent Large Scale Oil Works by Ian Pines, Shepard  

   Hall Gallery, Santa Maria Public Library, Santa Maria, CA, 2012

Memeology: Natural History, Crisis, and Renewal in Eight Parts, Porter George P.

   Hitchcock Lounge, University of California Santa Cruz, 2007

The Memes: The Sovereignty of Art, Baskin Senior Gallery, University of California

   Santa Cruz, 2007

Overcoming the Spirit of Gravity, Porter George P. Hitchcock Lounge, University of

   California Santa Cruz, 2006  

Artifacts from the Moral Landscape, Porter Bridge Gallery, University of California

   Santa Cruz, 2005

 

 

Exhibitions

 

Let’s Combobulate, Jaus, Los Angeles, CA, 2017

Abstraction in the Singular, Bentley Gallery, Phoenix, AZ, 2017

Abstract Miniatures, Fine Arts Complex 1101, Phoenix, AZ, 2017

Final M.A.S. Attack, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA, 2016

CA 101: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, AES Power Plant/Redondo Beach Pier/South Bay

   Galleria, Redondo Beach, CA

In Conversation with UCSC Studio Art Faculty, Sesnon and R. Blitzer Galleries, Santa

   Cruz, CA, 2016  

Catamaran Literary Reader Exhibition, R. Blitzer Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA, 2016

Arturo Bandini at Material Art Fair, Mexico City, 2016

Tribal Tats, Arturo Bandini, Los Angeles, CA, 2015

The Midnight Sun, Ms Barbers, Los Angeles, CA, 2015

Here Now—Six Works by 6 LA Artists, Wilding Cran Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 2015

Time, Time, Form, Eastside International / Manual History Machines, Los Angeles,

   CA, 2015 (two-person exhibition)

Three Painters, Coagula Curatorial, Los Angeles, CA, 2015

GO Campaign Leadership Council’s Art Auction, Exchange LA, Los Angeles, CA, 2014

M.A.S. Attack: Albuquerque, Creative ABQ, Albuquerque, NM, 2014

Coagula Curatorial at Pulse New York art fair, 2014

The Abstract Show, Carter Sexton, Los Angeles, CA, 2014

Planet Rooth Design Haus exhibition, San Diego, CA, 2014

Push and Flow, Manhattan Beach Art Center, Manhattan Beach, CA, 2013

Exhibition of Ian Pines’ artwork at Mignon, Los Angeles, CA, 2013

Exhibition of Ian Pines’ artwork in the Office of the Dean, Broad Art Center, UCLA,

   2013

M.A.S. Attack—ARTRA Curatorial at LA Mart, Los Angeles, CA, 2013

Motherfucking Anti-Delusionists, Anne Martens’ alternative space, Los Angeles, CA,

   2011

Exhibition of Santa Fe Art Institute resident works at Collected Works, Santa Fe, NM,

   2011

Eggnog and Walnuts Holiday Art Show, Eggman and Walrus Art Emporium, Santa Fe,

   NM, 2010

Santa Fe Art Institute Residents’ Exhibition, Santa Fe, NM, 2010

Ian Pines, Christina Pierson and Farnaz Nylander: Treasure Lost, JK Gallery, Los  

   Angeles, CA, 2010

UCLA 2010 MFA Thesis Exhibition #1, New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Bromenclature, Five Thirty-Three gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 2010

Here and Now—ARTRA Curatorial at T-Lofts, Los Angeles, CA, 2009

UCLA Department of Art MFA 2010 Exhibition, New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles, CA,

   2009

GLAMFA (Greater Los Angeles Master of Fine Arts Exhibition) 2009, California State

   University, Long Beach, CA

Some Young Los Angeles Artists, Cardwell Jimmerson Contemporary Art, Culver City,

   CA, 2008

Black Dragon Society Closing Exhibition, Los Angeles, CA, 2008

GLAMFA 2008, California State University, Long Beach, CA

8 Under 28, Gallery C, Los Angeles, CA, 2008

The Ones Who Stayed Longer, Inmo Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 2007

Irwin 2006, Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA

Exemplary Contemporary 2006, Eloise Pickard Smith Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA

 

 

Residencies

 

Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM, September through November of 2010

 

 

Awards and Grants

 

2nd place at Mignon salon, 2013

Full scholarship, Santa Fe Art Institute, 2010

Spring 2008 Edward J. and Alice Mae Smith Scholarship

Spring 2006 William Hyde and Susan Benteen Irwin Project Grant

Fall 2006 Porter Research Fellowship with Frank Galuszka

Dean’s Undergraduate Award in Art, 2006

Chancellors’ Undergraduate Award in Art, 2006

Porter Undergraduate Fellow for 2005-2006

2005-2006 William Hyde and Susan Benteen Irwin Scholarship

Related Work Experience

 

Studio Art Senior Portfolio Reviewer for Spring 2016 at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Instructor of 3-D Foundations at Oxnard College, spring 2016

Instructor of drawing at UC Santa Cruz, CA, winter quarter of 2016

Instructor of digital photography at Oxnard College, Oxnard, CA, 2015

Instructor of painting at Parkland College’s College for Kids, Champaign, IL, July

   2015

Guest lecturer and final critique guest participant for Rema Ghuloum’s intermediate

   painting class at Cal State Long Beach, CA, 2015

Instructor of oil painting at UC Santa Cruz, CA, winter quarter of 2015

Temporary art (painting) instructor at Oxnard College, Oxnard, CA, 2014 to present

Head instructor for the Imagination Connection, Los Angeles, CA, 2013 to present

Instructor of oil painting at the Manhattan Beach Creative Arts Center, Manhattan

   Beach, CA, 2013

Visiting artist for Frank Galuszka’s advanced painting class (UC Santa Cruz), 2013,

   2011

Laboratory Technician/Preparator at UCLA Graduate Art Studios, 2007-2010

Instructor of oil painting at the UCLA Summer Art Institute, 2010

Teaching assistant at UCLA for beginning and advanced drawing and painting

   classes, 2007 to 2010

Visiting artist for Frank Galuszka’s Senior Studio in painting class (UC Santa Cruz),

   2007

Studio assistant for Frank Galuszka, 2006 to 2007

 

 

Publications

 

“Modern Art Blitz-Ian Pines & Jim Caron Guests – Episode 17,”

   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1RXgMdk6WM&feature=youtu.be, April 2016

“Architectonic Anthropocene,” “Ungodly Gross Grafting,” and “Gilded Anthropocene”

   Catamaran Literary Reader, Vol. 3, Issue 4, Winter 2015

“Here Here: Wilding Cran,” BetterLuckTomorrow.gallery , April 24th, 2015

“Here Now: Six Works by 6 LA Artists,” artsy.net/show, April 2015

“31 Ways to Have a Blast in L.A. This Month,” Refinery29.com, April 2015

“An Evening in the Studio with Ian Pines,”

   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7MzZP3hF6PQ , December 2014

“Artist of the Week,” Los Angeles Contemporary Art Scene,

     https://www.facebook.com/groups/574666445904407/, August 2014

“100 Young Painters—2013 Verfhond’s List of Emerging Artists from all over the

   World,” youngpainters.wordpress.com , 2014, 2013

“New Masters Index—Verfhond’s List,A1000livingpainters.wordpress.com , 2014,

   2013, 2012

“Exhibit ‘Flows’ at Arts Center,” The Beach Reporter, September 12th, 2013

“Going with the Flow at The Creative Arts Center,” Easy Reader, September 12th,

   2013

“Oil Paintings on Display at Library,” Santa Maria Times, December 23rd, 2012

“Exploring with Oil: The Santa Maria Public Library Features Large-Scale Works of

   LA-Based Artist Ian Pines,“ The Santa Maria Sun, December 20th, 2012

Featured Artist, Ballcapandbuttermilkpress.com, September of 2010

“Artist Profile: Ian Pines,” Christinawaters.com interview, August of 2010 

“Energy: New Painting with Verve,” ModernEdition.com, spring of 2010

“MFA Exhibition Spotlights UCSC Alum,” Christinawaters.com, February of 2010

UCLA 2010 MFA Exhibitions catalogue Here and Now—ARTRA Curatorial at T-Lofts

   exhibition catalogue, 2009

“The Self-Portraits of Ian E. Pines: Varying Levels of Abstraction,” Official Inc.—    offinc.blogspot.com, February of 2009

GLAMFA 2008 and 2009 exhibition catalogue

Art in America: January of 2008 edition (advertisement)

ARTnews: February and April of 2008 edition (advertisement)