Ayin Es

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b. 1968, Los Angeles, CA

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITS

2024

On the Mend, Compound Yucca Valley, Yucca Valley, CA (Upcoming)

2022

This Land, Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (Catalog)

2019

Memoir, Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2015

Rock and Refuge, Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Exodus, Shulamit Gallery, Venice, CA (Catalog)

2012

Bioillogical, Learning Resource Center, UCLA Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

2010

It's Mostly About Me and Much Less About You, George Billis Gallery LA, Los Angeles, CA
Goodbye Mrs. Beasley, Tinney Contemporary, Nashville, TN

2009

Lucinda Cobley & Carol Es, Galleri Urbane, Marfa, TX
Inner Outline, UCLA Hillel, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

2008

She Dreamed She Remembered, George Billis Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Above the Bias Forces, Tinney Contemporary, Nashville, TN

2007

Monogenetic Dreams From the Rag Trade, Koelsch Gallery, Houston, TX
All Done But None, George Billis Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2006

My Identity Lab, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA

2005

Carol Es, George Billis Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Hybrids and Mongrels, Highways Performance Space and Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2003

Cutting Patterns, Highways Performance Space and Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

MUSEUM SHOWS

2023

Art and Med, Curated by Ted Meyer, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA

2022

Human Natures: Highlights from the Permanent Collection, Museum of Art and History, Lancaster, CA

2017

The Exodus Project, Lancaster Museum of Art and History, Lancaster, CA
Chapters: Book Arts in Southern Califonia, Craft Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA

2009

The Art of Language, Zimmer Childrens Museum, Los Angeles, CA (Catalog)

2007

A Girl Apart, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
Material Girls, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA (Catalog)
HEALING: A Cultural Exploration, Craft Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA

2006

Show & Tell: The Art of Time, Zimmer Children's Museum, Los Angeles, CA (Catalog)

2004

Incognito, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

2024

Trauma, Hyde Art Gallery, Grossmont College, El Cajon, CA

2023

Desertland, HeyThere Projects, Joshua Tree, CA
Canvas of Expression - A Celebration for LGBTQ+ Pride Month, Saatchi Art, Online

2022

High Desert Carnival, Curated by Anna Stump, SIP Art Space, San Marcos, CA
The Art Of__, Benefitting The Laurel Foundation, Bonhams, Los Angeles, CA

2017

Personal Matters, El Camino Collage Art Gallery, Torrance, CA

2016

Splendor and Disaster in the California Outback, Peter Frank, Palm Springs Fine Art Fair, CA

2015

7,567 Mi-->, Achim Hasid Complex, Jerusalem Biennale 2015, Jerusalem, Israel
Wynn Newhouse Awards Exhibition, Syracuse University Lubin House, New York, NY

2014

Aqua Art Miami Fair, Shulamit Gallery, Venice, CA in Miami Beach, FL
Binding Desire, Ben Maltz Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
Palm Springs Fine Art Fair, Shulamit Gallery, Venice, CA, in Palm Springs, CA

2013

CONTEXT Miami Fair, Shulamit Gallery, Venice, CA, in Miami, FL
Intersecting Paths: Art & Healing, Hebrew Union College at USC, Los Angeles, CA

2012

No Joke, Coagula Curatorial, Los Angeles, CA
DETONATE: Chaos and Consumerism, Denise Bibro Fine Art, New York, NY
I'm a Frayed Knot, Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion at Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA

2011

Los Angeles-Istanbul Connection, 18th Street Arts Center Project Room, Santa Monica, CA
time flies when you're having fun, Jaffe Center for Book Arts, Boca Raton, FL

2010

To Live and Draw in LA, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA
On | Paper, George Billis Gallery LA, Los Angeles, CA
Tzit Tzit: Fiber Art and Jewish Identity, Saint Vincent College Art Gallery, Latrobe, PA

2009

Red Dot fair with George Billis Gallery LA, Miami, FL

2008

Listen to Your Heart, MOHS Exhibit, Copenhagen, Denmark
Bookish, Seattle University Center for the Arts, Seattle, WA

2007

Outside the Box, Greene Contemporary, Sarasota, FL
Dark Objects, Light Matter, Galleri Urbane, Marfa, TX

2006

Perspectives, LA Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Multicultural Self-taught Artists, LA Artcore Brewery Annex, Los Angeles, CA (Catalog)
Configuration, Bentley Projects, Phoenix, AZ

2005

How to Look at Art, Ontario International Airport, Ontario, CA

2004

Outsiders, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA
Identification, Highways Gallery and Performance Space, Santa Monica, CA

2003

Between the Lines, LA Women Artists, Bedlam Art, Los Angeles, CA
Now and Now Again, The Wedge at the Womens Building, LA, CA

SELECTED AWARDS

2023

Artist Achievement Award, National Arts & Disability Center, Los Angeles, CA

2019

Bruce Geller Memorial Award: WORD Grant, American Jewish University, Los Angeles, CA

2018

Technical Assistance Grant, National Arts & Disability Center/California Arts Council

2017

Fellowship Award, Fellows of Contemporary Art (FOCA) Finalist, Los Angeles, CA

2016

Artist's Grant, Asylum Arts, Brooklyn, NY

2015

Wynn Newhouse Foundation Award, New York, NY

2014

Technical Assistance Grant, National Arts & Disability Center/California Arts Council

2011

Foundation Grant, Artists' Fellowship Inc., New York, NY

2010

Pollock-Krasner Fellowship Award, New York, NY

2007

Artists' Resource for Completion Grant, The Durfee Foundation, Santa Monica, CA

2005

Artists' Resource for Completion Grant, The Durfee Foundation, Santa Monica, CA
Artist Grant, Yellow Fox Foundation, Palos Verdes, CA

2004

Scholarship Award, Los Angeles Art Association, Los Angeles, CA
Residency Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

2003

Foundation Grant, Artists' Fellowship Inc., New York, NY

SELECTED REVIEWS & INTERVIEWS

2023

Diversions LA, Art as Medicine at Torrance Art Museum, Genie Davis, Los Angeles, CA
Bold Voyage, Meet Ayin Es, Mental Health Feature, Los Angeles, CA
Canvas Rebel Magazine, Meet Ayin Es, Feature, Los Angeles, CA
ShoutOutLA, Meet Ayin Es: Contemporary Visual Artist, Feature, Los Angeles, CA

2022

ArtNowLA, Ayin Es: THIS LAND, Review by Zara Kand, Los Angeles, CA
VoyageLA, Conversations with Ayin Es, Interview, Los Angeles, CA
Groundwork Arts, Interview with Rhonda Lane Coleman, Joshua Tree, CA

2021

LA WEEKLY, Calendar Feature, Shana Nys Dambrot, Los Angeles, CA

2020

Hyperallergic, Feature: A View From the Easel, Elisa Wouk Almino, Brooklyn, NY
Our Heart Speaks, Interview with Ted Meyer, Joshua Tree, CA

2019

LA WEEKLY, Meet an Artist Monday, Shana Nys Dambrot, Los Angeles, CA
THIS IS NOT A TEST, #100, Interview with Michael Phillips, Los Angeles, CA

2017

Art & Cake, Made in the Mojave at MOAH, Lancaster, Kathy Zimmerer, Los Angeles, CA
Diversions LA, There's Magic Made in the Mojave, Genie Davis, Los Angeles, CA

2016

LA Weekly, Things to Do: Carol Es, Phranc, John Huggins, Los Angeles, CA
Modern Art Blitz, Episode 2, Interview with Mat Gleason, Los Angeles, CA

2015

Artillery Magazine, Carol Es, Eve Wood, Los Angeles, CA
Artillery Magazine, Carol Es: Shulamit Gallery / Los Angeles, Peter Frank, Los Angeles, CA
Art LTD Magazine, Carol Es: "Exodus" at Shulamit Gallery, Simone Kussatz, Los Angeles, CA
Whitehot Magazine, Carol Es: Exodus, Megan Abrahams, Los Angeles, CA
ArtScene, CAROL ES (Shulamit Gallery, Venice, CA), Molly Enholm, Los Angeles, CA
LA Weekly, Best Free LA Art Parties: Exodus at Shulamit Gallery, Shana Nys Dambrot, Los Angeles, CA
LA Art Party, Pick of the Week, Shulamit Gallery's Newest," Kathy Leonardo, Los Angeles, CA
THIS IS NOT A TEST, Interview with Michael Phillips, Podcast #3, Los Angeles, CA

2014

Colliding Worlds TV, Interview with Angela Valente Romeo, Season 5, Palm Springs, CA

2012

Mana Fine Arts, Review: Detonate at denise Bibro, D. Dominick Lombardi, New York, NY
Huffington Post Arts, Feature: Carol Es' 'Bioillogical,' Los Angeles, CA

2011

Huffington Post/Arts, Summer in the Studio, Mat Gleason, Los Angeles, CA
SoCal Public Radio 89.9KPCC, Los Angeles-Istanbul Connection, Staff Picks, Pasadena, CA
Jewish Journal, 1/7/11 Picks and Clicks, Ryan Torok, Los Angeles, CA

2010

Whitehot Magazine, Carol Es @ George Billis Gallery, A. Moret, Los Angeles, CA
ArtScene, December, Continuing and Recommended, Jody Zellen, Los Angeles, CA
Huffington Post, November/Arts, Exhibition Spotlight, Los Angeles, CA
Artillery Magazine, NOV/DEC, Carol Es: LA Studio Visit, Jack Chipman, Los Angeles, CA
California Homes Magazine, Oct., Museums | Galleries, Los Angeles, CA

2009

FiberArts Magazine. News & Notes: Awards, Nov/Dec Issue, Loveland, CO
ArtWorks Magazine, feature: Handmade Memory, A, Moret, Los Angeles, CA

2008

Art, LTD, Review, December, Shana Nys Dambrot, Los Angeles, CA
Flavorpill, Preview 10/7/08, Heather Silva, Los Angeles, CA
The Tennessean, Critics Picks 9/21/08, Artist's Works Transcend Abuse, Nashville, TN
Seattle Times, Bookish, Gayle Clemans, Seattle, WA
The Spectator, "Bookish" at Seattle University's Hedreen Gallery, Mathew Martell, Seattle, WA
Los Angeles Times, Picture Brightens for Self Help Graphics, Agustin Gurza, Los Angeles, CA

2007

ArtScene Visual Radio, Mat Gleason Seven, Carol Es at George Billis, Los Angeles, CA
Jewish Journal, Calendar Features: 7 Days in Art by Keren Engelberg, Los Angeles, CA
Favorpill LA, #213: Carol Es at George Billis, Shana Nys Dambrot, Los Angeles, CA
Long Beach Press-Telegram, Women Turning Personal Pain into Art, Shirle Gottlieb, LBC, CA
Press-Enterprise, The Fabric of Art, Vanessa Franko, Riverside, CA

2006

San Pedro Magazine, "Getty, Getty Good," Joshua Stecker, Long Beach Press-Telegram, CA
Flavorpill LA, #161, "Carol Es: My Identity Lab," Shana Nys Dambrot, Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles Alternative, "Carol Es Alchemizes Childhood," Lucinda M. Knapp, Los Angeles, CA
Daily Breeze, "A Pattern of Creativity," Josh Grossberg, Torrance, CA

2005

Umbrella, Vol. 28, #2-3, October, Judith Hoffberg, Santa Monica, CA
Flavorpill LA, #106, "Hybrids and Mongrels," Shana Nys Dambrot, Los Angeles, CA
Coagula Art Journal, #75, Interview with Mat Gleason, Los Angeles, CA

2004

Flavorpill LA #73, "Distance Divided by 3," Shana Nys Dambrot, Los Angeles, CA
Uprising, Pacifica Radio KPFK, Interview with Sonali Kolhatkar, Los Angeles, CA
Flavorpill LA #57, "Identification," Daniel Stephan MacCannell, Los Angeles, CA

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2024

Medicine Dan, Desolate Press, Mixed media Artist's Book by Ayin Es (edition of 8), Joshua Tree, CA

2023

Queersition, Desolate Press, Art Zine by Ayin Es (edition of 50), Joshua Tree, CA

2022

Outlander, Desolate Press, Artist's Book by Ayin Es (edition of 5), Joshua Tree, CA

2021

Rappahannock Review, Issue 8.2 Featured Artist, Mary Washington University, Fredericksburg, VA

2019

Lunch Ticket, Winter/Spring, Art Feature, Antioch University, Los Angeles, CA
Shrapnel in the San Fernando Valley, a Memoir, Desert Dog Books, Los Angeles, CA

2017

the Spark, Careless Press, Artist's book by Carol Es (edition of 20), Los Angeles, CA

2016

Studio Visit Magazine, Vol. 32, Open Studios Press, Boston, MA

2015

Tenou'a: Jewish Intellectual Review, full color painting, Summer edition, Paris, France

2014

Tikkun Magazine, full color editorial images, Summer and Fall, Berkeley, CA
Carol Es une Monographie de Lignes, Careless Press, (edition of 30), Los Angeles, CA
Huffington Post, Arts Section, Image Blog, Various images throughout 2013 & 2014, Los Angeles, CA

2013

LA WEEKLY, Outside the Lines book launch at MOCA, online slideshow, Los Angeles, CA
Outside the Lines, Penguin Books, coloring book, by Souris Hong-Porretta, New York, NY
Houses, Careless Press, artists' book by Carol Es (edition of 8), Los Angeles, CA
Today's Quandary., Careless Press, artists' book by Carol Es (edition of 50), Los Angeles, CA
Neil Farber | Carol Es, Chance Press, artists' book, El Cerito, CA

2012

Tenou'a: Jewish Intellectual Review, full color painting, Paris, France
Zeek, A Jewish Journal for Thought and Culture, published image, San Francisco, CA

2011

Monsters on Jasmine St, poems/illustrations, Bottle of Smoke Press, Dover, DE
Inside/Outside, Art House Co-op/Fiction Project, one of a kind, Brooklyn Library, NY

2010

Scribbles in a Sandstorm, Chance Press, limited edition artist book, Oakland, CA

2008

Horsebucket, Careless Press, artists' book by Carol Es (edition of 50), Los Angeles, CA

2007

Sweetnsour Pie, Islands Fold, B/W printed artists' book w/die cut covers (60), Pender Island, BC
All Done But None, Careless Press, handmade artists' book by Carol Es (edition of 20), San Pedro, CA

2006

RiffRAG, Fall, New York, NY

2005

1-SELF, catalog essays, Shana Nys Dambrot, Kristina Newhouse, San Pedro, CA

2004

ISM Magazine, issue #1, 2 page spread; printed images, Santa Ana, CA

2003

Olam Magazine, Los Angeles, CA

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

AltaMed Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Bainbridge Island, WA
Baylor University, Artist's Book Collection, Waco, TX
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Albert and Kimberly Brooks, Los Angeles, CA
Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Beth Rudin DeWoody Collection, New York, NY
J. Paul Getty Trust, Research Institute Library, Los Angeles, CA
The Arthur and Mata Jaffe Collection, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
Los Angeles Public Library, Special Collections, Los Angeles, CA
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC
Shulamit Nazarian Collection, Los Angeles, CA
Conan and Liza O'Brien, Los Angeles, CA
Otis College of Art & Design, Artists' Books Collection, Los Angeles, CA
UC Irvine Library Special Collections, Irvine, CA
UC San Francisco Precision Cancer Center, San Francisco, CA
UCLA Library, Special Collections, Los Angeles, CA
UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay, San Francisco, CA
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections, Seattle, WA
Yale University, Beinecke Library, New Haven, CT
Diana Zlotnick Collection, Los Angeles, CA

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