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Gary Ward

Jana Cruder

Morgan Sorne

Prescott Mccarthy

GARY WARD

Gary Ward is a Los Angeles based artist whose work embodies elements of painting, drawing, and poetry. His paintings are witty, playful, sharply cynical, embracing of mistakes and flaws, and uninhibited, with an element of urgency and naivete. His influences come from a wide range of sources: print media, advertising, film, graffiti, Neil Young, The Grateful Dead, Del Close, and Kamasi Washington. The final pieces represent a visceral synthesis of word and image designed to provoke.

 

Solo Exhibitions

2014 “Almost Good Enough” The Salon, Los Angeles, CA

2012 “Hotel Queens and Magazines” S & P Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2010 “Sign of the Times” S & P Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2008 “We R Dead” ATIK, Los Angeles, CA

2007 “The Grand Forks Suite” glu gallery, Los Angeles, CA

“All Make Believe” ATIK, Los Angeles, CA

2006 “Shiny Happy Pony” glu gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2004 “I’m Gorgeous Inside” glu gallery Los Angeles, CA

 

Group Shows

2005-2014 “Incognito” Santa Monica Museum of Art Santa Monica, CA

2008 “Time Flies” Tinlark Gallery, Hollywood, CA

2004 “99/99” Art in the Vault Los Angeles, CA

 

Miscellaneous

2007 Artwork for singer/songwriter Tom Brosseau’s CD “Grand Forks”

 

Selected Private Collections

Gail Zappa, Studio City, CA

Dave and Jordyn Grohl, Los Angeles, CA

Molly Sims, Los Angeles, CA

Selma Blair, Los Angeles, CA

Julie Bowen, Los Angeles, CA

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