bold abstract art challenging your senses

Bio

About Ezra Bejar

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EB is an artist/scientist based in San Diego, California. His artwork is greatly influenced by nature and culture; and a blend of artistic and scientific ideas. His style of painting is considered abstract neo expressionistic. He mixes bold colors, shapes, and textures; creating visually enticing and attractive paintings surpassing imagination. In his work you find a mix of paint and technology, challenging notions about how paintings are created. His paintings depict culture and nature's beauty and esthetics. They even share old legends and stories, similar to the way organisms grow out of a petri dish – incubated by nature and culture. Each piece is well thought, with artistic and scientific concepts delved into his creative process; attempting to make new connections. His art is appreciated by people of all ages and has been shown and collected in the US, Mexico, and Europe.   


EB es un artista/científico Mexicano con sede en San Diego, California. Su obra está muy influenciada por la naturaleza y la cultura; mostrando sus dos vertientes; la artística y la científica. Su estilo de pintura se considera neo expresionista abstracto, con imágenes con colores, formas y texturas atrevidas, creando pinturas visualmente atractivas que superan a la imaginación. Utiliza la pintura y la tecnología, retando nuestras nociones de como pintar. Representan la cultura y la belleza y estética de la naturaleza. Incluso comparten viejas leyendas e historias, similar a la forma en que los organismos crecen en una caja de Petri - incubada por la naturaleza y la cultura. Cada pieza está bien pensada, con conceptos profundizados en su proceso creativo; intentando nuevas conexiones. Su arte es apto para el público en general y apreciado; exhibido y coleccionado en los Estados Unidos, México y Europa.

Exhibitions

Flower in the Sky, 2019, Acrylic Glass

Solo, Casa de Oro Public Library, San Diego, CA 2019

Collective, Artbox.Project, Zurich, Switzerland, 2019

Collective, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA 2018
Collective, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, 2018.
Collective, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, 2018.
Collective, Artbox Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland, 2018.
Collective, bG Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, 2018
Collective San Diego State University, 2018
Collective Artbox Gallery, New York, 2018.
Collective, Artbox Gallery, Euroairport, Switzerland, 2017
Vote4Art, Online, 2017
Collective, Artbox Gallery, Miami, FL, 2016.
Collective, Oceanside Museum of Art (OMA-NCRT), 2016.
Collective, Oceanside Museum of Art (OMA-NRCT),  2016.
Artist of the Day, Saatchi Art- Santa Monica, 2016
Collective, Latin American Art Festival, San Diego, CA 2016.
Collective, San Diego Art Institute, 2015,
Solo,  Long Beach City Hall, Long Beach, CA, 2014,
Solo, Long Beach Public Library, Long Beach, CA, 2014
Solo, Long Beach Public Library, Long Beach, CA, 2014
Solo, Green Bliss Cafe, Fullerton, CA, 2013

Education

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- Self taught artist

- Independent studies, painting and multimedia, school of arts and design, SDSU 


- Influencers: 

    Romare Bearden 

    Simon Hantai

    Piet Mondrian

    Jackson Pollock

    Henri Rousseau

    Francisco Toledo

    Rufino Tamayo 

    Remedios Varo


- Member, San Diego Art Institute  

- Member, Long Beach Art Council

- Member, Arts for LA

- Member, amigos del CECUT

- Scientific Advisory Member, American Botanical Council