Important exhibitions and visual arts activities:
2021 – Adrian Arias Art in Pandemic, Virtual exhibition, Red Poppy Art House
2020 – A series of Collaborations of Live Painting in Pandemic, online, with poets and musicians around the world.
2019 – Art in residence exhibition at BENAMIL, Sierra Valenciana, Spain.
2018 – “Dream Escapes”, Recent Paintings, Red Poppy Art House, San Francisco
2017 – “Angeles at the time of the dictatorship”, drawings and paintings, Studio Grand, Oakland.
2015 – “Beautiful trash collection”, Installations, book-objects, drawing and photography, San Marcos Art Museum, Lima, Peru.
2013 – “Memories of garbage”, Installation, Red Poppy Art House, San Francisco.
2012 – “Beautiful Trash: The Lost Library”, Video art, drawings,book-objects and performance, Galería de La Raza, San Francisco, CA.
2010 – Artist in Residence at de Young Museum of San Francisco. Developing his project “Beautiful Trash”, art and awareness about the amount of plastic we consume every day and creating awareness about the “Pacific Garbage Patch” in the North Pacific Ocean, creating assemblies, books-objects and photographs, and working in collaboration with poets, musicians and performers. San Francisco, CA.
2007 – “Dra-Wings”, photography and digital drawings, Red Poppy Art House, San Francisco, CA.
2003-2020 – Altar Exhibitions for the “Day of the Dead”, SOMARTS, San Francisco.
Arias & Aragon
Between the years 1982 and 2002, Adrian worked in collaboration with Susana Aragón, forming the duo of artists Arias y Aragón, and being considered pioneers in video art and multidisciplinary shows.