Opening Reception | Saturday, January 4, 2014 : 6-9pm
Special Musical Guest | El Mysterioso
Show runs January 4 – January 26, 2014
1st Thursdays Art Walk Preview | January 2, 2014
Zio Ziegler is native to the San Francisco Bay Area, California, but his work can be spotted throughout streets and galleries around different parts of the world. Zio’s work remains unlike any other through his mesmerizing patterns and intriguing illustrations. Aside from putting in hours doing murals around his city and others, Zio creates in his studio where he has been pumping out new pieces with the same iconic vibes. Artists Republic 4 Tomorrow is proud to host Zio this January for his first solo show in Orange County.
About the artist:
Born 1988 in Mill Valley, California.
Lives and works in San Francisco, California.
Ziegler studied Philosophy at Brown University and painting at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) from 2006-2010.
Select exhibitions // Solo shows: The Infinite, Gallery 81435, Telluride CO (2013); Chaos/ Clarity, Ian Ross Gallery, San Francisco, CA (2013); Lost Illusions, Project Gallery, Hollywood, CA (2012).
Group exhibitions: Drawings, Antonio Colombo Contemporary, Milan, Italy (2013); Winter Group Show, Stolen Space Gallery, London UK (2013); Rise Above, Las Vegas NV (2013); Neu-Folk, Lequivive Gallery, Oakland CA (2013); Confluence, 5024SF Gallery, San Francisco CA (2013); Complex Gallery, Portland, OR (2013); Santurce es Ley, Museum of Contemporary Art Puerto Rico, San Juan Puerto Rico 2013; Young Americans, Singapore Indonesia (2013); FlashBang, Project One Gallery, San Francisco, CA (2012); Primeval, Carmichael Gallery, Culver City, CA (2012); and Chromatic: An Undeniable Experience, Roll-Up Gallery, San Francisco, CA (2012).
Ziegler’s work has been featured in several press outlets, including The San Francisco Chronicle, Vice Magazine, Seven By Seven Magazine, Four Magazine, The Las Vegas Sun, Juxtapoz Magazine, Hi-Fructose, Vans, Argot & Ochre, Unurth, Complex, Booooooom, Arrested Motion, RVCA and Marin IJ.
Opening Night Video by Steve Carrera (Jan 4, 2014):
Installation Video by Steve Carrera (Jan 1, 2014):