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Eamon Ore-Giron (b. 1973, Tucson, Arizona) works in the Angelino Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles. Ore-Giron received his BFA at San Francisco Art Institute, in 1996, and MFA from University of California, Los Angeles, in 2006. He was a member of the collective OJO, which was active from 2004 to 2013, with artists Brenna Youngblood, Joshua Aster, Justin Cole, and several others. He has exhibited and performed at the Whitney Biennial, New York (2017); Ballroom Marfa, Texas (2017); LAXART, Los Angeles (2015); Prospect 3, New Orleans (2014); Perez Art Museum, Miami (2013); Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City (2009); Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (2008); and Los Angeles County Museum of Art (2008), among others.

EDUCATION

2006
MFA, University of California, Los Angeles

1996
BFA, San Francisco Art Institute

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS AND PROJECTS

2023
Public art commission, Wilshire/La Brea Station, Purple Line, Los Angeles, METRO LA (Anticipated completion - upcoming)

2021
TBA, Espace Muraille, Geneva, Switzerland

2020
Conspirateurs, Friends Indeed Gallery, San Francisco
Ziggurat/Zigurat, Páramo, Guadalajara, Mexico
Indoor mural commission for Gensler-designed Gunther-Hirsh Family Center of Jewish Family Services of Los Angeles

2019
Darién Gap, Nina Johnson, Miami
Public art commission, Bay Parkway Station, N Line, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, New York (2019 anticipated completion)

2015
Morococha, LAXART, Los Angeles

2013
Smuggling The Sun, Nicelle Beauchene Gallery, New York
Night Shade/Solanaceae, Pérez Art Museum Miami (as part of the two-person collaborative Los Jaichackers)

2012
Open Tuning, E-D-G-B-D-G, 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica

2010
Road to Ruins, Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles

2009
Into A Long Punk, Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles

2006
Los Jaichackers, El Museo Universitario de Ciencias y Arte (MUCA), Roma, Mexico City (as part of the the two-person collaborative Los Jaichackers)

2005
Los Cremators, Queen’s Nails Annex, San Francisco
Mirage, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020
TBA, Fleisher/Ollman, Philadelphia
TBA, carlier | gebauer, Berlin
Conversational Spirits, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco
Record of Succession, fused, San Francisco

2019
Outrunning the Race, Friends Indeed Gallery, San Francisco
Soft Power, curated by Eungie Joo, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

2018
The Strangeness Will Wear Off, David Castillo Gallery, Miami
Common Forms, PEANA, Monterrey, Mexico
Made in L.A. 2018, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
School of Chairs, 500 Capp Street Foundation, San Francisco (as part of the two-person collaborative Los Jaichackers)

2017
Tierra, Sangre, Oro, organized by Rafa Esparza and Laura Copelin, Ballroom Marfa, Marfa, Texas
A Decolonial Atlas: Strategies in Contemporary Art of the Americas, Vincent Price Art Museum, Monterrey Park, California (traveled to Tufts University Art Galleries, Aidekman Arts Center, Medford, Massachusetts; and Mandeville Gallery, Union College, Schenectady, New York)
Figure Ground: Beyond the White Field, organized by Rafa Esparza, Whitney Biennial 2017, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

2016
Savage Curio, Et al., San Francisco (two-person show with Spencer Lewis)
New Geometries, Fleisher/Ollman, Philadelphia

2015
PaintersNYC, Páramo, Guadalajara, Mexico (traveled to El Museo de los Pintores Oaxaqueños, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Something Else, OFF Biennial Cairo, Egypt

2014
Notes For Now, Prospect.3, New Orleans (as part of the two-person collaborative Los Jaichackers)

2013
¡Oye, Mira!, Walter and McBean Galleries, San Francisco Art Institute
Metal Coyote, Y Gallery, New York, NY

2012
Going Public - Telling it as it is?, ENPAP (European Network of Public Art Producers), Bilbao, Spain (as part of the collective OJO)

2011
OJO, Pepin Moore Gallery, Los Angeles (as part of the collective OJO)

2010
Lonarte, Municipality of Calheta, Madeira, Portugal (temporary public art installation)
Wall-to-Wall, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles
Panorama: Los Angeles, curated by Kris Kuramitsu and Christopher Miles, ARCO Madrid, Madrid

2009
Lovable Like Orphan Kitties and Bastard Children, The Green Gallery East, Milwaukee
Glue, Paper, Scissors, Luckman Gallery, California State University, Los Angeles
LA><ART Window: Eamon Ore-Giron, LAXART, Los Angeles
Engagement Party, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

2008
2008 California Biennial, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California
Phantom Sightings: Art After the Chicano Movement, curated by Rita Gonzalez, Howard Fox, and Chon Noriega, Los Angeles County Museum of Art ( as part of the two-person collaborative Los Jaichackers; traveled to: Museo Tamayo, Mexico City; The Museo Alameda, San Antonio, Texas; Phoenix Art Museum; Museo de Arte de Zapopan, Guadalajara, Mexico; El Museo del Barrio, New York)

2007
Passing Through, The New Amazing, LAXART, Los Angeles (as part of the collective OJO)
Cabin Fever, Rivington Arms, New York

2006
Underplayed, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco 
Block Party, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles
Glitch, Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Archigram: Remix Project, Queen’s Nails Annex, San Francisco
We All, Us Three, Esthetics As a Second Language, Los Angeles (as part of the collective OJO)
Free Trade, Outpost for Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

2005
Technical Breakdown, Cinemateket, Copenhagen

2003
Retreat, Peres Projects, Los Angeles
Dilo!, Peres Projects, Los Angeles (collaboration with Julio César Morales)
Test Tube, New Langton Arts, San Francisco

2002
Bay Area Now 3, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco

2001
Widely Unknown, Deitch Projects, New York
SF Arts Council Awards, Limn Gallery, San Francisco
Introductions, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Art in Embassies, US Department of State (work acquired for the Consulate General Nuevo Laredo, Mexico)
Fox School of Business, Temple University, Philadelphia
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
Kadist, San Francisco
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia
Pérez Art Museum Miami
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Santa Barbara Museum of Art