Abel Macias

b. 1979 Atlanta, GA
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

Education

2004, School of Visual Arts, Print making, New York, NY
2002, Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), BFA, Savannah, GA
1997-1998 Pratt Institute, Pre-College Scholarship & Foundation, Brooklyn, NY

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2013 Color Rambles, Molasses Books, Brooklyn
2012 Portraits, Vinatta Project, New York
2009 Portraits, Goggleworks, Reading
2007 Man’s Evolution, 40ft Mural, Dr. Martens Flagship Store, London
2005 LeftOver, KARMA Gallery, New York
2002 One Mad Kow, The Starlander, Savannah

Selected Group Exhibitions

2014 Bushwick Gone Basel, Miami
2014 Artist and Identity Discussions, Mana, Miami
2014 Reality Loop, Vest Studio, Denmark
2014 It’s An Invasion, The National Arts Club, New York
2013 WAH Bridges Bushwick, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn
2013 New Print, Bushwick Print Lab, Brooklyn
2013 It’ll Only Get You In Trouble, White Rabbit Gallery, New York
2013 End Of Days, Max Fish, New York
2013 Mars2Brklyn, Power House Arena, Brooklyn
2012 HOLY BOS, Bobby Redd Project Space, Brooklyn
2011 Pull the Devils Tail Print Show, Ugly Art Room, Brooklyn
2008 Night of 1000 Drawings, Artists Space Gallery, New York
2007 NOISEPOP, Mezzanine Space, San Francisco
2004 awAIR, The Artcorps, Brooklyn
2002 Roving Art Show, Talilou Gallery, Savannah
2001 Big Picture Show, SCAD, Bergen Hall, Savannah

Collections

Paula Wallace, SCAD President, 2002

Awards

Selected as one of 10 emerging artists by Surface Magazine 2007

Professional Experience

Sony Tawian, Music Video Art Director, New York
Clockwork Apple Studios, model making and 3d sculpture assistant, New York
Tom Levine Studio, artist assistant, New York
Chroma Gallery, gallery assistant, Savannah
Contents Magazine, illustrator for bimonthly published magazine, Savannah

Commisions

Relache Performa Gala, 70 Art sculpture pieces created for dinner tables, New York
Dos Caminos, Mural, Meatpacking District, SoHo, Midtown, New York
Love Adorned, Mural for Pop-Up Shop at Ruschmeyers Hotel, Montauk
Love Adorned, Window Art Installation, New York
Skaters (Warner Brothers), Schemers EP, Album design, New York
Dr. Martens, Mural and Sneaker Designs, London

Clients

Dr. Martens Shoeware
Saatchi & Saatchi
Funny or Die
Bust Magazine
Surface Magazine
Contents Magazine
NOISEPOP
Fab
Skaters NYC
Bite Food
The Perfect Nothing Catalog
One Lucky Duck
Love Adorned
BR Guest Hospitality
Sony Taiwan
Shop SCAD

Bibliography

Who Are You?, Folk Days (online), December 2014
The SketchBook Project, The Art Dossier (online), September 2013
Artists Profile, Art In Brooklyn (online), April 2013
What’s New In Bushwick: Street Art Survey, Huffington Post (online), June 2012
Curious Emotion Recorder, Art Gypsy Tales (online), Feb. 2011
Pink Cloud Storm, Bushwick Daily (online), Nov. 2011
Spotlight, Doodlers Anonymous (online), Sept. 2012
Kows Are Stampeding the Starlander, Savannah Now News (print), Oct. 2002

Affiliations

The Perfect Nothing Catalog, An ongoing residency in the backyard of SIGNAL Gallery, Brooklyn
Wingspan Arts, Afterschool arts program teacher for young adults. New York City
Free Arts NYC, Mentoring kids in schools through educational art. New York City
Space 2 Create, Non profit art program for kids. Harbour Island, Bahamas
Sketchbook Project, 2013 NorthEast region.

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