Just completed ‘Kaleidoscopic Underspace’

Just completed ‘Kaleidoscopic Underspace’

'Low Res' Solo Show

'Low Res' Solo Show

Kismet

Kismet

Life Is Beautiful Festival 2017 multi-media install

Life Is Beautiful Festival 2017 multi-media install

Celebrating a 10-hour summit at the top of Mt. Fuji, Japan

Celebrating a 10-hour summit at the top of Mt. Fuji, Japan

Ukulele Lounge building mural

Artist
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Desert Dweller

Visual Artist, Designer, & Muralist - Currently working in Las Vegas, NV

ARTivist & Lead Designer - PangeaSeed Foundation
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Eric Vozzola is a studio artist, muralist, and graphic designer based in Las Vegas, NV. He received his BFA in Graphic Design from UNLV in 2011. Eric has shown studio work in solo and group shows locally and nationally, and has multiple public art pieces around Vegas. His most notable solo shows in Las Vegas were held at Winchester Gallery, Whitney Library Gallery, and the Alumni Gallery at his alma mater of UNLV. He has created murals and public art for the City of Las Vegas, Life Is Beautiful festival, Zappos and various private residences and local businesses. He held a senior designer position on the creative team at The Venetian Resort for 5 years, but left that role ealrier this year to work on his vibrant art practice out of his home studio in downtown Las Vegas, full time.

Eric's ultimate goal with his work is to create a symbiotic relationship between art and design, exploring the intersection of analog and digital. Traversing a variety of media, color theory, and visual motifs, Eric works with painting, drawing, digital media, and installation. Vozzola's studio art and mural work are continuously inspired by his graphic design background, and vice versa. His visual language ranges from the balance of abstract patterns and intersections of color, to textural landscapes and surreal environments. Eric is known for his use of vibrant color palettes and nods to his surrounding desert environment as he examines the world around him. Vozzola creates his own dynamic universe through his art – places where thoughts can wander and mindfulness can be achieved.

A selection of Vozzola's most recent exhibits include Imagine Nevada (group) at Nevada Humanities Gallery in Las Vegas, NV, In Peril (group) at Patagonia Santa Cruz, in Santa Cruz, CA, Sea of Change (group) at Volcom Garden in Austin, TX, Symbiosis (Solo) at the UNLV Alumni Center Gallery, Low Res (solo) at Whitney Library Gallery in Las Vegas, NV, Surreal Salon 9 (group) at Baton Rouge Gallery in Baton Rouge, LA, Landscapes (group) at Las Laguna Gallery in Laguna Beach, CA, A Visual Language (Solo) at Winchester Cultural Center Gallery in Las Vegas, NV.

Eric's public artworks, commissioned and partnered, include clients such as: Life Is Beautiful Festival (2019, 2017, 2016, 2015), The Doyle Las Vegas, Zappos.com, Ferguson's Downtown, The Venetian Resort, Cultivate Las Vegas, Cultural Corridor Coalition/City of Las Vegas, ZAP7 and ZAP9 with Clark County, along with various private commissions for additional local businesses, community partners, and collectors. 

PRESS (Web)

Las Vegas Review Journal - Artist Mention
Las Vegas Review Journal - Artist Mention
Las Vegas Review Journal - Interview
Las Vegas Review Journal - Artist Mention
Paint This Desert - Show Review
KNPR's Desert Companion - Show Preview
Bizarre Beyond Belief Magazine - Print Release Coverage
Dunn Edwards Paints - Partnership Interview
Life Is Beautiful Festival - Installation Preview
Vegas Seven - Mural Interview
KTNV Channel 13 - Mural Interview
Baton Rouge Gallery - Artist Profile
Paint This Desert - Show Interview
Light Leaks - Interview
The Doghouse Architect - Blog Post
Las Vegas Review Journal - Mural Profile
SimplyTheBates - Interview
Bare Feet and Bar Napkins - Interview
Las Vegas Weekly - Show Interview


Full CV

Eric Vozzola
Las Vegas, NV (b. 1987)

Education
2011    BFA Graphic Design - University of Nevada, Las Vegas 

Gallery Exhibition

Solo

2018    Symbiosis - UNLV TAM Alumni Gallery, Las Vegas, NV
2017-18 Low Res - Whitney Library Gallery, Las Vegas, NV
2016    A Visual Language - Winchester Cultural Center Gallery, Las Vegas, NV
2013   *Based On Real Life - 5th Wall Gallery, inside Emergency Arts, Las Vegas, NV

Selected Group

2019    Imagine Nevada - curated by Bobby Ann Howell, Nevada Humanities Gallery, Las Vegas, NV
2019    Water In The Desert - curated by Miranda Lopez, Winchester Cultural Center Gallery, Las Vegas, NV
2019    In Peril - curated by PangeaSeed Foundation, Patagonia Santa Cuz, Santa Cruz, CA
2018    November First Friday Featured Artists - First Friday Foundation, Las Vegas, NV
2018    Sea Of Change - curated by PangeaSeed Foundation and Volcom Inc., Volcom Garden, Austin, TX
2018    Today Is All We Have (online exhibition) - curated by Mikayla Whitmore/Setters+Nomads, Las Vegas, NV
2017    Art Motel - curated by Meow Wolf, Life Is Beautiful Festival, Las Vegas, NV 
2017    Landscapes - Las Laguna Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
2017    Surreal Salon 9: Juried Exhibition - curated by Greg "Craola" Simkins, BRG - Center for Contemporary Art, Baton Rouge, LA
2016    Group Hug - curated by Josh Walker, PublicUs, Las Vegas, NV
2016    Chromazone - co-curated with Victoria Fong, [N]sight Studios, Las Vegas, NV
2015    Art Motel - curated by John Doffing, Life Is Beautiful Festival, Las Vegas, NV 
2015    Greetings and Cards - curated by Zet Gold, The Bakery, Las Vegas, NV 
2015    ZAP7: Artists Who Took Over Maryland Parkway - curated by Bobbie Ann Howel, NV Humanites Gallery, Las Vegas, NV 
2014    25th Annual Juried Show - curated by John Seed, Contemporary Arts Center, Las Vegas, NV
2014    Unlocked - donated work benefitting Children's Specialty Center of Nevada, Hard Rock Casino, Las Vegas, NV
2013    Random Acts of Kindess - curated by Eri King, Street Teens Non Profit Benefit, Artifice, Las Vegas, NV
2013    Art Since 2007: A Farewell for Kirsten Swenson - 5th Wall Gallery, inside Emergency Arts, Las Vegas, NV
2012    CMYK - curated by Tim Carvalho, Emergency Arts, Las Vegas, NV
2012    23rd Annual Juried Show - curated by Mat Gleason, Contemporary Arts Center, Las Vegas, NV
2011     In the Nick of Time: BFA Final Exhibition - Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery, Grant Hall Gallery, and TAM Alumni Center Gallery, Las Vegas, NV
2011    Annual Student Juried Exhibition - curated by Craig Doty, Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery, Las Vegas, NV


Murals/Installation

2019    (Upcoming) STAX Apartments, 40'x8' commissioned exterior wall mural, Las Vegas, NV 
2019    The Doyle, 17'x9' commissioned exterior wall mural, Las Vegas, NV 
2019    Life Is Beautiful Festival, 140'x25' commissioned exterior wall and building mural, Las Vegas, NV 
2019    Cultivate, 80'x20' commissioned exterior wall mural and 3 utility box murals, Las Vegas, NV 
2019    Vegenation Downtown, 50'x8' commissioned graphic/laminated and hand-cut vinyl mural, Las Vegas, NV 
2018    Commotion!, 40'x8' commissioned mural in collaboration with Ferguson's Market In The Alley and Zappos.com, Las Vegas, NV 
2018    Market In The Alley, 20'x15' mural in collaboration with Market In The Alley inside Life Is Beutiful Festival, Las Vegas, NV 
2017    Vegenation Henderson, 35'x5' commissioned graphic/laminated and hand-cut vinyl mural, Las Vegas, NV 
2017    Worm Hole Multi-media installation for Life Is Beautiful Festival Art Motel curated by Meow Wolf (full room painted mural, various sculpture, 3D projection mapping and animation) (Collaboration w/ Brett Bolton, Spencer Olsen, Miguel Rodriguez, Benton Corder, and onefortythree), Las Vegas, NV 
2017    Helen Herr Elementary, School beautification charitable 20'x9' mural in association with Sands Cares, Las Vegas, NV 
2017    ZAP9, 3 utility box murals, selected by Clark County, Las Vegas, NV 
2016    The Venetian and The Palazzo Marketing, commissioned 6' diameter mural, Las Vegas, NV 
2016    Life Is Beautiful Festival, commissioned 20'x16' mural, Las Vegas, NV 
2016    ISI Group: Linq Mural Project, 2 commissioned 12'x8' murals (collaboration with artist Spencer Olsen), Las Vegas, NV
2016    Chromazone Multi-media installation (anamorphic painted mural, sculpture, 3D projection mapping and animation) (Collaboration w/ Brett Bolton and Spencer Olsen), Las Vegas, NV
2016    The Dispensary, commissioned 14'x9' interior wall mural, Las Vegas, NV
2016    Life Cube Project, invited muralist, 8'x10' (collaboration with artist Spencer Olsen), Las Vegas, NV
2015    Ukulele Lounge Beautification, Cultural Corridor Coalition, commissioned entire building wrapped mural, 270'x18', Las Vegas, NV
2015    Life Is Beautiful Festival: Art Motel, 60'x8' Mural, (collaboration with artist Spencer Olsen), Las Vegas, NV
2015    ZAP7: Maryland Parkway, 4 utility box murals, selected by Clark County, Las Vegas, NV
2014    Urbanity Apartments Downtown LV, 3 commissioned exterior wall murals (11'x9', 11'x9', 25'x4') Las Vegas, NV
2012    Designed and art directed planter box murals, painted by Jessica Galindo and Mikel Patrik, Juhl Lofts, Las Vegas, NV

PRESS (Print)

2019   Las Vegas Review Journal, "Life wasn't just Beautiful, it was Cool," by Jenna Karel
2019   Las Vegas Review Journal, "Mammoth Effort," by Jenna Karel
2019   Las Vegas Review Journal, "Seven Beautiful Creations at this Year's Festival," by Jenna Karel
2019   LVRJ Neon, "Seven Beautiful Creations at this Year's Festival," by Jenna Karel
2019   Las Vegas Review Journal, "Seven Beautiful Creations at this Year's Festival," by Jenna Karel
2019   Las Vegas Review Journal, "Locals Patched in to Commotion Shopping Event," by Jenna Karel
2018   KNPR's Desert Companion, "Gather" November Featured Artist
2017   Cover art collaboration for LV Weekly's "Best of Vegas 2017" issue
2017   KNPR's Desert Companion, "Pixel Shtick" by Scott Dickensheets
2017   LV Weekly, "The Intersection" photo journal by Mikayla Whitmore
2017   Vegas Seven, "Creating For The Community" by Diana Edelmen
2016   Full page illustration published in Downtown Zen Magazine, "Sketch Book" (July 2016 Issue)
2015   Las Vegas Review Journal, "Mural transforms old Ukulele Lounge" by Brett Le Blanc
2014   LV Weekly, "Eric Vozzola's 'Real Life' Challenges The Idea Of Ideals" by Kirsten Peterson
2014   Las Vegas City Life, "First Friday Roundup" by Jenessa Kenway