Important exhibitions and visual arts activities:
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 book release, 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. San Francisco, CA.
2008 – International Video Art Festival, Museum of Contemporary Art, Barcelona, Spain.
2008 – “The question is known”, the new Latin American art, MCCLA, SF.
2007 – “Dra-Wings”, photography and digital drawings, Red Poppy Art House, San Francisco, CA.
2003-2018 – 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 some important activities:
2001 – “Curiosity” Poem-Dress-Installation, Bunker of Poetry, Venice Biennial, Italy.
2001 – “Altars for the fallen”. Tribute to Latinos killed in the catastrophe of the twin towers: 911. Inti Raymi Gallery, MCCLA, San Francisco, USA.
1998 – “Retrospective 15 years of Arias & Aragón”, Videos and multimedia shows, ICPNA of Miraflores, Lima, Peru.
1998 – Curators of the exhibition “Amulets for the XXI Century!”, With the participation of Juan Javier Salazar, Lucy Angulo, Ana de Orbegozo, Chio Flores, Ivonne Lima and Rushta Pozzi-Escot. John Harriman Gallery, British Council, Lima, Peru.
1997 – Video-installation, First Ibero-American Biennial in Lima, Peru.
1996 – “Altars: The Book”, photographic installations and book presentation at: Meza Fine Art Gallery, Miami, USA, Culture House of Azcapotzalco, Mexico City, Ricardo Palma Cultural Center, Lima, Peru.
1995 – “Objeto del deseo”, paintings, assemblies and object books, ICPNA Miraflores Gallery, Peru.
1994 – “Those who write”, photographs of Peruvian writers intervened, Borkas Gallery, Lima, Peru.
1993 – “Recycl-Art”, object-books, painting, assemblages, video and performance, Bernanos Gallery, Paris, France.
1990 – “Lecturas”, Banners, books-object and performances, Italian Art Museum, Lima, Peru.
1989 – “Estandartes”, Museum of Altos de Chavon, Dominican Republic.
1989 – “Doors and windows to get to the sun”, facilities and objects, ICPNA Gallery of Lima, Peru.
1988 -Video “Cuerpo”, considered a pioneer of video art in Peru. Link to see the video HERE
1983 – Honorable Mention of the Plastic Arts contest of the Banpeco Foundation, Lima, Peru.