CV

Vladimir Mejia was born in 1992 in New York City. He received his B.F.A. in Studio Art from the University of Texas in 2014 and continues to reside in Austin. Vladimir is a multi-discipline artist who works in Installation, Sculpture, Photography, Performance Art, Printmaking and Digital Media as well as the the current curator of Co-Lab Projects’ instagram residency #bitres and a member of Ink Tank Collective. His work while rooted in conceptual art attempts to incorporate elements which make his pieces relatable to both audiences versed in art history and those who may be unfamiliar with it. Using interaction, humor, abstraction and writing to tackle politics, race relations, generational divides and the ever evolving relationship between people and technology.

EDUCATION
BFA   UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN, Austin, Texas, Studio Art, 2014

EXHIBITIONS

2018

Mi Feito Don't Let This Time Be In Vain, Pump Project – Austin, TX

Sacred Trash, Slantspace – Austin, TX

2017

Texas Biennial, Big Medium @ KC Grey Home – Austin, TX

Chairs, Wares – Austin TX

Art of The Brew, Co-Lab Projects - Austin, TX

2016

Start-Up, Start-Up Gallery @ Delta Millworks – Austin, TX

60 in Sixty, Fusebox Festival – Austin, TX

The He(Art) of Hip-Hop, The Eminent Hip Hop Movement - Austin, TX

ART OF THE BREW, Co-Lab Projects – Austin, TX

2015

#BITRES, Co-Lab Projects – Instagram

ART OF THE BREW, Co-Lab Projects – Austin, TX

2014

ART OF THE BREW, Co-Lab Projects – Austin, TX

WELLSPRING, Visual Arts Center – Austin, TX

EXPO, 500X – Dallas, TX

INAUGURAL OCCGALLERY OPENING, Ecology Action of Texas – Austin, TX

WINNNER, WINNER, FAB Gallery – Austin, TX

2013

FIVE X SEVEN, The Contemporary Austin, Austin – TX

RED DOT ART SPREE, Women and their Work – Austin TX

LIFE WAS PERFECT FOR A MOMENT, Clarkson Gallery – ccllaarrkkssoonn.com

2012

GROUP HUG!!, Pump Project Flex Space – Austin, TX

 OPPOSING THOUGHTS, FAB Gallery – Austin, TX

 RED DOT ART SPREE, Women and their Work  Austin, TX

 THINK UNSEXY THOUGHTS, Wardenclyffe Austin, TX

 UNTITLED, Gallery Black Lagoon – Austin, TX

Ink Tank Collective Exhibitions

2016

FINALCON, Museum of Human Achievement – Austin, TX

2013

FUTURE ANALOGUE, Lomography Gallery Store – Austin, TX

MORE AWKWARD THAN HEAVY 2, Up Collective – Austin, TX

2012

LAST NEW YEAR, Rosewood House – Austin, TX

 ART ON THE GREEN/PARMAGEDDON, Amoa/Arthouse – Austin, TX

 THIS MUST BE THE PLACE, Hello Studios – Austin, TX

 MORE AWKWARD THAN HEAVY, Up Collective – Austin, TX

 POWDERED WIG SHOW, Welcome Home – Austin, TX

 ARMAGEDDON OUTTA HERE, Co-Lab Project Space – Austin, TX

2011

FUTURE: DIORAMA!, Co-Lab Project Space – Austin, TX