Ezra Bejar Art Studiowww.ArtPal.com/ezrabejar
Professional artist from Mexico City residing in San Diego, CA. Bejar was educated in both the arts and the sciences. His art narrative is guided by his own transformation after a temporary loss of vision and 30 years of scientific discovery. Ezra paints an alternative reality distilling color and shapes with traditional and digital methods. His paintings are provocative, energetic and innovative. Rich in color, geometries, textures and aesthetics. Well appreciated, exhibited and collected in the US, Europe, Asia and Mexico. He was recognized as a binational artist by the Mexican Government Ministry of Foreign Affairs (IME), and has been elected as a board member of the International Association of Art (IAA, constituted and formalized by UNESCO in 1954). Since 2010 Ezra has participated in over thirty solo and collective exhibitions in the US and internationally.
Paintings Avail at:
Alessandro Berni Gallery, Artsy, Gloria Delson Contemporary Arts (GDCA), Singulart, Saatchi Art and Artfinder
Prints Avail at: ArtPal
Bejar has been influenced by several mentors and role models throughout his life,” He recalls: “Starting with my father, artist and entrepreneur who exposed me to a variety of visual imagery and art development and promotion. By indirectly sharing his artistic network, I met people like Alberto Misrachi, Diego Rivera’s and Frida’s gallerist, Misrachi worked with Pita Amor to promote Mexican art in Mexico and worldwide." Ezra received a BS and MS in biology and a Ph.D. in pharmacology from UOP. After a successful career across academia, industry and non-profit, he spent 2 years at SDSU, College of Art and Design, participating in advanced painting and multimedia studies.
The Alternative Reality Series (Bright & Dark)
A group of paintings depicting a complex and changing reality intersected by art, science, and humanity. The themes include migration, as well as the ecological and social changes in our planet’s natural environment. The images display layers of harmonious colors, light and shadows but include some dissonant elements peeking audience interest to explore more.
Recent Events / Exhibits
Collective "GDCA, DTLA, CA, May 1-31, 2021
Collective "IAA USA World Art Day, 2021" Installation on Pershing Square, DTLA, April 15, 2021-May 31, 2021
Collective, "The Trap" at Jaamzin Creative COVID Special edition: 20 artists from different fields reflect on the global pandemic," Jaamzin Creative, Singapore, April 16, 2021-
"Love (is all you need)" featured in the collection: Love at First Sight. Singulart, Paris, February, 2021.
Interview with OWA, March 4, 2021. Available at https://obsessedwithart.com/expressionist-paintings-ezra-bejar/
Solo "Bright and Dark" Encuentro Binacional de Artists, 2020, SRE, IME & AMECID, Mexico City, December 10-11-2020.
Collective "Cocolixtle," Tzompantli video & mural. Mexican Consulates and Embassies around the world. Nov, 2020.
Collective "Amanecer en el Puerto" & "Crossing" "Third International Print Biennial" Skopje, North Macedonia. Nov 3-30, 2020.
Featured on "Jaamzin Magazine" - JaamZin Creative Studios, Singapore. 09/28/20. https://www.jaamzin.com/post/painter-ezra-bejar
Featured in the collection of "Mexican Contemporary Art," curated by Singulart, Paris, 2020.
"The Journey from the South" selected in the "New This Week 08/10/20 Ninety Nine Artworks" curated by Rebecca Wilson Chief Curator and VP, Art Advisory at Saatchi Art, 2020.
"Coronado" in the "New This Week 07/13/20 Ninety Nine Artworks" curated by Saatchi Art. 2020.
Collective "From My Window!" GDCA, DTLA, CA, July 1- 31, 2020.
Solo - "Expresionismo en Azul" Centro Cultural Tijuana, Secretaria de Cultura, Tijuana, BC, Mexico, 2020.
Collective -"WAD" Online exhibit, Gloria Delson Contemporary Arts, Los Angeles, CA, 2020
Collective - "World Art Day," First Official IAA/USA Members Only Fully Online Art Exhibition, DTLA, CA, 2020.