Adrian Arias is an American poet, visual artist and performer. He was born in Peru and has lived in the San Francisco Bay Area since 2000. Winner of important prizes in poetry and visual arts in Peru, Argentina, Japan, Macedonia and the US. He has published thirteen books and chapbooks of his poetry and visual art. Adrian use movement as a form of art, as a choreographer and visual poet. Adrian is also a cultural promoter, art teacher and ARTivist

“Adrian Arias, the ever brilliantly inventive poet of the gesturing Word”

Jack Hirschman, poet and activist, former poet laureate of San Francisco

Adrian lives and works in Oakland, California.