Mario Ayala

Mario Ayala

Mario Ayala (b. 1991, Los Angeles, CA) lives and works in Los Angeles, CA. Ayala graduated from The San Francisco Art Institute in 2014 where he received the Yale Norfolk fellowship in 2012. Ayala participated in the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture residency in 2014. Solo exhibitions include Loyal (Stockholm), Stems (Brussels), SADE (Los Angeles), Ever Gold (San Francisco). Group exhibitions include The Luggage Store Gallery (San Francisco), Hashimoto Contemporary (San Francisco), 99¢ Plus Gallery (Brooklyn), Adobe Books (San Francisco), and a two person show with Greg Ito at Club Pro (Los Angeles).

Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

2019
Shooby Doo Lang Doo Lang Dong, Stems Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
Give a Dog a Bad Name and Hang Him, Ever Gold, San Francisco, CA

2018
AUT Of Body, Loyal Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
Sun Sprawl, with Greg Ito, Club Pro, Los Angeles, CA

2017
Pen Pal at Ever Gold, San Francisco, CA
Seasoned And Embarrassed Like A Wet Dog, SADE, Los Angeles, CA

Group Exhibitions

2019
Gold Standard: Ten Year Anniversary Exhibition, Ever Gold, San Francisco, CA

2018
The Private Collection of Water McBeer, Jeffrey Deitch, New York, NY

2017
Grinding at Ever Gold, San Francisco, CA

2016
Welcome To The Left Coast, The Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Summer Group Show, Hashimoto Contemporary, San Francisco, CA
The House Of Special Purpose, 99¢ Plus Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2015
“Tomorrow” at Hashimoto Contemporary, San Francisco CA

2014
Something Completely Different, City Limits, Oakland, CA
5 Year Anniversary, Ever Gold Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Locals Only, RVSF, San Francisco, CA

2013
Give + Take, Adobe Books, San Francisco, CA

Residencies and Awards

2014
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture

2012
Received The Yale Norfolk fellowship

Bibliography
Garcia, Laia, Latinx: Art Angels, Dazed and Confused, 2018.
Eisen, Andie, Mario Ayala, Flaunt Magazine, 2018.
Pangburn, DJ, Airbrushed Paintings Portray the Isolation and Heartbreak of Mass Incarceration, Creators, Vice 2017
Nazif, Perwana, Wet Dogs, Lowriders, and More at SADE LA , Artnet, 2017.
Khatchadourian, Alex, Mario Ayala: A Culmination of History, Tradition, Personal Narrative and Newfound Community, Amadeus, 2017

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