ERNESTO ORTIZ LEYVA
y.two.eyes@gmail.com
www.y2eyes.com

EDUCATION
2014 MFA Painting/ Drawing School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2005 BFA Painting/ Drawing California College of the Arts

2005 Studio Escalier Summer and Fall Residency                     

2003 École Supérieure d'Art & de Design Marseille

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2017 IPCNY, New York, NY                                      

Just Under 100: New Prints 2017/Summer Selected by Katharine Bradford                                      

2017 Whitebox, New York, NY                                          

Illegal Fashion Runway Show, Group Exhibition

2016 Knee Pits, Miami, FL
Reading List, Group Exhibition

2015 OxHeart, New York, NY
UNTITLED, Group Exhibition

2015 Hidden Process, Chicago, IL                                    

Open Center for the Arts, Group Exhibtion

2014 Sullivan Gallery, Chicago, IL
SAIC MFA Graduate Exhibition

2013 Intersection for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Evidence: Artistic Responses to the Drug Cartel Wars 

2011 Sihlquai 55, Zürich, Switzerland
anonymen Zeichner, Group Exhibition

2009 Golden Parachutes, Berlin, Germany
Gringo Rebel, Solo Exhibition 

2008 Varnish Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
ArtSpan: 30 under 30, Juried Exhibition

2008 Friedrichshoehe Brauerei, Berlin, Germany
Stockartist V: Wie kannst du es wagen? 

2007 Kulturprojekt Project Wedding, Berlin, Germany
Westerweiterung

2006 Mission Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA
Mission Arts and Performance Project Retrospective

 

AWARDS
2012 New Artists Society Merit Scholarship
2005 Daphne Fund Fellowship
2004 Robert Ralls Memorial Scholarship
2003 RA Brown Memorial Scholarship 

PRESS

2017 Observer, Illegal Fashion Show Reveals Thriving Cultural Talents, Jasmine Ting http://observer.com/2017/02/illegal-fashion-show-reveals-cultural-talents/

2013 SF Weekly, War Correspondents: Two Ways of Dealing with Conflict, Jonathan Curiel
http://www.sfweekly.com/sanfrancisco/war-correspondents-two-ways-of-dealing-with-conflict/Content?oid=2826757

2013 KQED Arts, Artist Who Confront Violence: An Introduction,
Christian L. Frock
http://ww2.kqed.org/arts/2013/06/27/artists_who_confront_violence_an_introduction/

2009 Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art         Travis Jeppesen
http://whitehotmagazine.com/articles/2009-ernesto-ortiz-golden-parachutes/1869