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Xandriss, Single Line Artist

Mesa, AZ 85201
XandrissArt.com
xandrissart@live.com

Professional Visual Artist with 18 years of related work experience. Possesses a strong sense of artistry, vision and unique signature style that is consistently displayed across all art pieces. Seasoned at working and communicating with project managers and varied industry professionals to produce public art projects. Adept at communicating with clients regarding their needs and specifications and producing them in customized art pieces. Passionate about creating large format artworks and beautifying public settings through the power of art.

Public Art-

InFlux Cycle 6, Marshal Square Galleries, Scottsdale, AZ- April 2016 – March 2017
Contract awarded by Scottsdale Public Art. Group Installation.

Escalante Community Garden Mural, Tempe, AZ Oct. 29, 2016
Volunteer. Project managed by lead artist, Salvador Galvan.

Mini Murals on Main Street, Mesa, AZ, Aug. 2015- Sept. 2016.
Project Managed and Curated by Amy Del Castillo. Group Installation.

Commercial Art-

Party Jungle Indoor Amusement Park, Phoenix, AZ, May- July 2017
Repainting amusement park rides, restorations and painting of murals throughout building.

Lu’s Martial Arts, Phoenix, AZ, Front Window, lettering painted. May 2003

Zen Treasures, Phoenix, AZ, Front window, lettering painted. May 2003

Select Group Exhibitions-

Voice of Emotion, The Millet House Gallery, Mesa, AZ, March.- May 2017
Curated by the Millet House Advisory Board. Juried.

Happiness Is…, The Millet House Gallery, Mesa, AZ, Nov. 2016- Jan. 2017
Curated by the Millet House Advisory Board. Juried.

Tiny Works, Tiny Dances, {9} The Gallery, Phoenix, AZ, Dec. 2016
Curated by Laura Dragon. Juried.

Visions of GRANDeur, Chartreuse, Phoenix, AZ, Sept. 2016
Curated by Marshal Shore. Invitational.

The Fearless Individual, The Millet House Gallery, Mesa, AZ Aug. 2016
Featured Artist. Curated by the Millet House Advisory Board. Juried.

Kill Your TV, Leo’s Dominion Galleria, Phoenix, AZ, Jan.– Feb. 2015
Curated by Ty Jones. Invitational.

The Giving Bazaar, The Firehouse Gallery, Phoenix, AZ, Nov.- Dec. 2014
Curated by Margarete Beeson. Juried.

Liberty and Justice for Art, {9}The Gallery, Phoenix, AZ,July to Aug.2014
Curated by Travis Fields. Juried by a panel of 12 top Phoenix Arts Professionals.

Treetastic 2-Branching Out, The Firehouse Gallery, Phoenix, AZ, May- June 2014
Curated by Margarete Beeson. Juried.

The Underdogs/Art Detour Show, The Firehouse Gallery, Phoenix, AZ, March 2014
Curated by Margarete Beeson. Invitational.

Grand Opening Show, The Solid Rock Gallery, Mesa AZ, July 2012
Curated by Jarrod Martinez. Invitational.

Arizona Room 4, Mesa Contemporary Arts, Mesa, AZ, Oct.- Nov. 2004
Curated by Mesa Contemporary Arts Judging panel. Juried.

Arizona Room 3, Mesa Contemporary Arts, Mesa, AZ, Oct.- Jan. 2003
Curated by Mesa Contemporary Arts Judging panel. Juried.

The Undiscovered Country, The Artery, Phoenix, AZ, Sept. 6th, 2002
Featured artist. Curated by David Lucero. Invitational.

Solo Exhibitions-
Xandriss- The Single Line Series, Into the Bean, Mesa, AZ. Nov. and Dec.2004
Featured artist. Invitational.

The Art of Xandriss, Starbucks, 5th and Mill, Tempe, AZ. April-May 2004
Featured artist. Invitational.

Commissions-
Portrait of Kurt Vonnegut, Paul Fitzsimmons, June 2015

Portrait of Nicola Tesla, Jenny Washington, Feb. 2015

The Superhero Single Line Series, The Rico Family- Aug. 2009

Press-

Mesa Painter Xandriss on Why Every Artist Needs Persistence, Confidence, 100 Creatives 2016, #11, Becky Bartkowski, The Phoenix New Times.com, Sept. 19, 2016

Shake Some Action, Amy Young, The Phoenix New Times,
Night and Day section, pg. 26, Aug. 11, 2016

Arizona Artist Adds Personal and Puzzling Touch to Paintings, Annika Cline, radio interview, NPR
KJZZ Phoenix, AZ May 12th, 2016

Challenge to Crack Local Artists Mural, evening news feature, KTVK Channel 3 News
Phoenix, AZ 4:18 pm, May 4, 2016

Mural Puzzle Contest in Scottsdale, evening news feature, KPHO Channel 5 News
Phoenix, AZ 6:39 pm, May 4, 2016

IN FLUX 6 Public Art Bus Tour Spotlights… Lynn Trimble, The Phoenix New Times.com,
Jackalope Ranch Arts Section, April 21, 2016

Missed America Pageant, Jose Gonzalez, The Phoenix New Times,
Night and Day Section, pg. 23, July 3, 2014

Art Star- A Look inside the world of local artist, Xandriss, Josh Spiegel,
The State Press Magazine, Sept. 23rd, 2004

Publications-
A Fast and Easy way to Transfer a Photo Image onto your Canvas, Xandriss,
Handmade Goodness Quarterly Magazine, Issue 2, pg. 10, June 2014

Speaking Engagements-
Opening Reception for The Arts at Marshal Square, IN FLUX Cycle 6, Scottsdale, AZ, April 17, 2016

Teaching Engagements-
How to paint like Cezanne, Good Earth Montessori, Fun Chan’s class, Mesa, AZ, Sept., 2010

Image transfer and painting techniques, Good Earth Montessori,
Mike Driscoll’s class, Mesa, AZ, Nov., 2011

Organizations-
The Millet House Gallery, Mesa, AZ Sept. 2015 to Jan. 2017.
Media Relations Director, Board Member and Collective Member.

Awards-
Daddy’s Little Girl, 1st Prize, Young Adult Drawings, Maricopa County Fair, Phoenix, 1992

Professional References-

Rich Luboviski    rich@party-jungle.com
Melissa Nathan    melissa@party-jungle.com
Linda Enger    linda@lindaengerphoto.com
Kevin Vaughn-Brubaker    kevinv@scottsdalearts.org