Ayin Es


Mixed media painter, Ayin Es is a transgender abstract artist from Los Angeles who identifies as nonbinary and genderqueer. Now a permanent resident of Joshua Tree, California, they dedicate themselves to their unusual oil paintings, weird drawings, personal collages, and Artist's books that are widely collected. They also work in additional media: watercolor, installation, and video as well. Ayin's imaginative artworks reside in museums such as the Getty, Brooklyn Museum, UC San Francisco Precision Cancer Center, and National Museum of Women in the Arts. A two-time recipient of ARC Grants from the Durfee Foundation, they've also won the Bruce Geller Award, a Pollock-Krasner Fellowship, and the Wynn Newhouse Award for their visionary artwork. Their work has been reviewed in Artillery, LA Times, ArtScene, LA WEEKLY, ArtNowLA, ArtLTD, Art&Cake, and WhiteHot Magazine.