© 2018 By Pontus Willfors

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RESUME

Educational History

 

2009        California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), Valencia, CA – Bachelor of Fine Art

1996         Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden – Bachelor of Science in Finance

1995         University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA – 1-year Exchange Program

 

Solo Exhibitions

2018         SHOP - DENK Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2017         Arbor Vitae – Biola University, Los Angeles, CA

2015         Homeland – Edward Cella Art +Architecture, Los Angeles, CA

2013         Filtered Light – Ignition, Inc., Los Angeles, CA 

                 Take 5: Series 2 – AndrewShire Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2012         Slab7 – Art Miami, Miami, FL

                 Filtered Light – Royale Projects, Palm Springs, CA

2009        Nature of Reality – David DeSanctis Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

                 SHAME: Confessions of a Craftsman – CalArts, Valencia, CA

2007        Reductions – CalArts, Valencia, CA

 

Group Exhibitions

2017        Conceptual Craft - DENK Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2016        Destination Los Angeles, end point Berlin – Berlin Art Projects, Berlin, Germany

                Under The Spell – Frank Taal Gallery, Rotterdam, Netherlands

                Summer Show – Winsor Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

                Woven – Sturt Haaga Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

                Go Big or Go Home – Brand Library & Art Center, Glendale, CA

2015        Touch – El Segundo Museum of Art (ESMoA), El Segundo, CA

                Primo Lane – Outpost Projects, Joshua Tree, CA

2013        Nature of Abstraction – Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

                Nature Revisited – Read Contemporary, Dallas, TX

                Freeway Studies #1: This Side of the 405 – Ben Maltz Gallery (Otis), Los Angeles, CA

2012        Landscape & Architecture – Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA

                BUY Art – Royale Projects, Palm Springs, CA

                Constructing Fantasy: Sculpture from Los Angeles - Beacon Arts Gallery, Los Angeles

2011        I don’t know where but she sends me there – Royale Projects, Indian Wells, CA

                Hanging Gardens – Beacon Arts Gallery, Inglewood, CA

2007       May Not Be Suitable for All Audiences – Upstairs Gallery, Los Angeles

                Fire – Upstairs At The Market Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2006       Water – Anthony Next Studio, Los Angeles, CA

 

 

Public Art Projects

2017        Buckyball – Agencys, Santa Monica, CA

                Metal Chair – Agencys, Santa Monica, CA

                Metal Tree – Agencys, Santa Monica, CA

2015        Reclaimed Douglas Fir – Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles, CA

2014        Filtered Light – Wildwood High School, Los Angeles, CA

2013        Latticework – DWNTWN Miami Art Days 2013, Miami, FL

 

Press and Publications

 

2018         designboom

2017         Los Angeles Times

2017         Ignant.com

2017         Architectural Digest: Italy

2016         LAX Magazine: Douglas Fir Reclaimed

2016         Art ltd.: 2015 Top-10 Art Exhibitions

2015         The Art Minion: Review of Homeland exhibition

2014         OC Register: Beach City Modern

2013         miami.com: DWNTWN Art Days Returns

2013         Merrily & Keane: This Side of the 405

2013         ArtTalk with Edward Goldman: This Side of the 405

2013         New York Times: Arts Bloom in Inglewood

2011         Argot & Ochre: Interview with Pontus Willfors