Curated by Liz Young
Ariana Papademetropoulos received her BFA from CalArts in 2012. She creates paintings that contain certain mysterious images that have a subconscious effect on the viewer. Pareidolia, the phenomenon of perceiving human images in inanimate objects, and universal symbols found in myth are two concepts that figure prominently in her paintings. Her works has been exhibited at Roberts and Tilton Gallery in Los Angeles, where she currently lives and works.
Artwork Selected by the Curator
Liz Young has exhibited her work internationally including exhibitions at LACE; MOCA, Los Angeles; the Santa Monica Museum of Art; the Luckman Center; Exit Art; Molndal Konsthall, Sweden; the Long Beach Museum; the Skirball Center; Kappa Museum, Prague; the Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department; Western Project; Andrew Shire; Deep River; and POST. Young has received a City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs grant, two California Arts Council grants, a Surdna Fellowship, a J. Paul Getty Fellowship, as well as grants from Art Matters, Inc. She has participated in residencies at the McColl Center for Visual Art in Charlotte, North Carolina; the Ucross Foundation in Wyoming; and the Headlands Center for the Art and the MacDowell Art Colony. Her works are in many private and public collections including LACMA, Lef Foundation, Greve Foundation, and the Norton Family Foundation. Liz Young has taught at the California Institute for the Arts, the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, Art Center College of Art and Design, and Claremont Graduate School.