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Richard Ankrom

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Fwysign_x_5
freeway sign x5, Aug. 5, 2001 Photograph and Digital © Jim Payne, Richard Ankrom
198star_flagstil
198 Star Flag, 2006 Fabric, Paint 4' X 6' © Richard Ankrom
D_storm_alum
Dessert Storm (black and blue), 2006 Lettering Enamel, Vinyl, Aluminum 17" High X 15" Wide X 1.5" Deep © Richard Ankrom
Oly
Oly, 2006 Oil on Canvas 12" High X 16" Wide X 1.5" Deep © Richard Ankrom
O_n_p
Exhibit O, Exhibit P, 1997 Aluminum, Battery, Charger, Fabric, Glass, Neon, Polycarbonate, 38" High X 20" Wide X 16" Deep, 48" High X 13" Wide X 10" Deep © Richard Ankrom
Gram_05_03
05-03 (Gra'ma Series), 2005 Resin, Nembutal, Silk Flowers 15" High X 5" Wide X 1" Deep © Richard Ankrom
X_1
X 1 (I know what I like), 2005 Oil on Canvas 5" X 5" X 1.5" Deep © Richard Ankrom
Katie_web
Ferderal Minimum Wage Poster, 2005- 2008 (updated with wage increases) Digital Print 17" High X 11" Wide © Richard Ankrom
O_n_p
© Richard Ankrom, Bert Green Fine Art
07_03
Luv_u_more
I Love You More, 2009 Mixed Media, Paper 4" X 6 " © Richard Ankrom
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Beethoven, 2015 Found Ceramic Figurine With Synthetic Rubber, Zipper 12.75 X 7.5 X 5.5 In. © Courtesy of the Artist and Charlie James Gallery
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Seattle
Birth year
1955
Lives in
Los Angeles
Works in
Los Angeles
Statement

Resume

Richard Allan Ankrom

Born in Seattle, Washington 1955. Studied at Green River, Washington State and Orange Coast, California Community Colleges. Currently maintaining studio and residence in Los Angeles California.

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2007
Manifest Destiny Raid FC Los Angeles, Ca.

2005-6
The Gra’ma Series Bedlam Art Gallery Art Los Feliz, Ca.

2004
The Gra’ma Series Dirt Gallery Hollywood, Ca.

2003
Bumfuzzle Museum Of Neon Art Los Angeles, Ca.
Love, Hate & Madness Bedlam Art Gallery Art Los Feliz, Ca.

2002
Gloworm SCA Gallery Pomona, Ca.
Guerrilla Public Service CalPoly Downtown Center Pomona, Ca.
Guerrilla Public Service The Happy Lion Gallery Los Angeles, Ca.

2000
Altar to Miss Velvet Brand Library & Art Center Glendale, Ca.

1999
Neon Sculpture BGH Gallery Santa Monica, Ca.
Lies Ed Giardina Contemporary Art Santa Ana, Ca.

1998
Hazardous Voltage The Webster Gallery Santa Ana, Ca.

1996
Bright & Shiny Creative Arts Center Burbank, Ca.

1995
Neon Abstractions Lynn Basset Gallery Los Angeles, Ca.

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2008
New Traditionalists DA Center for the Arts Pomona, Ca.

2007
Hausguests The Brewery Project Los Angeles, Ca.

2006
Lifesavers Regent Gallery Los Angeles, Ca.

2005

Fall Preview I-5 Gallery Los Angeles, Ca.
Autumn Lights Caltrans Plaza Los Angeles, Ca.
Venice Artwalk Venice, Ca.

2004
L.A. Drive-By #2 The Glazed Gaze MOP Gallery, Sydney, Australia
L.A. Drive-By #1 Ginza Kyubidou Gallery Tokyo, Japan
Mirror, Mirror, On The Wall Bedlam Art Gallery Art Los Feliz, Ca.

2003
Faking Real Columbia University New York, Ny.
Electric Transport Gallery Los Angeles, Ca.

2002
Lost & Found Museum Of Neon Art Los Angeles, Ca.

2001
OK To Touch Angels Gate Cultural Center San Pedro, Ca.
Interesting, but is it Art? Second City Council Long Beach, Ca.
Material-ized Grand Central Art Center Santa Ana, Ca.

2000
Future Shocked Leftbid.com New York, Ny.
CARnucopia Museum Of Neon Art Los Angeles. Ca.
Spurgeon Experience Raid Projects Santa Ana, Ca.

1999
200/2000/200 BGH Gallery Santa Monica, Ca.
Circular Logic I-5 Gallery Los Angeles, Ca.

1997
Interconnections SITE Gallery Los Angeles, Ca.
Charming Benefactor Spanish Kitchen Studio Los Angeles, Ca.
Downtown Lives DADA Los Angeles, Ca.

1996
Without Alarm Arroyo Arts Collective Highland Park, Ca.
Downtown Lives DADA Los Angeles, Ca.

1995
Los Angeles Art Fair L.A. Convention Center Los Angeles, Ca.
San Francisco Art Fair San Francisco, Ca.
International Group Exhibition Chaib Contemporary Art Venice, Ca.
Winter Group Show BGH Gallery Santa Monica, Ca.

1994
Los Angeles Art Fair L.A. Convention Center Los Angeles, Ca.
The Game Show Riverside Art Museum Riverside, Ca.
Sleeping Beauties Fowler Museum Westwood, Ca.
Small Works SITE Gallery Los Angeles, Ca.
The Art Of Function Artegeo Orange, Ca.
Winter Group Show BGH Gallery Santa Monica, Ca.

1993
Dark Vision Dark’s Art Parlor Santa Ana, Ca.
Depayser Artspace Gallery Woodland Hills, Ca.
Downtown Lives DADA Los Angeles, Ca.

 

Bibliography:

KOGO News Radio The Roger Hedgecock Show Nov.14, 2006
Los Angeles Times Sept. 1, 2006
Los Angeles Times June 21, 2006

Classic Paint Jobs By Christopher Knight >LA Times
Urban Glass #103 p58
The Atomic Chef: And Other True Tales of Design,
Technology, and Human Error by Steven Casey p97 2006

Public Mag vol. 4 p22 2006
The Arts District Citizen May 2006
Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Planet Eccentric p200 2005
Elle Décor Sept. 2005
LA Weekly Pick of the Week 2004
Los Angeles Times Nov. 30 2003
ArtScene Oct. 2003
Modern Painters Spring 2003
Coagula (Issue 58) Sept. 2002
Governing Magazine Aug. 2002
Sign Business July 2002
Signs Of The Times July 2002
National Examiner July 9, 2002
Traffic Technology International June/July 2002
People Magazine June 3, 2002
KLAC Micheal Jackson Show May 22, 2002
Newsweek May 20, 2002
Los Angeles Times May 17, 2002
KCET Life & Times May 16, 2002
KillRadio.com May 15, 2002
Los Angeles Times May 14, 2002
Univision May 14, 2002
KIIS FM Rik Dees May 13, 2002
KROQ FM Kevin & Bean May 13, 2002
KYTD FM May 13, 2002
CNN News May 13, 2002
NPR What’ya know May 11, 2002
Inside Edition May 10, 2002
KFI John & Ken Show May 10, 2002
Good Morning America May 10, 2002
The Early Show May 10, 2002
San Fransico Chronicle May 10, 2002
LA Weekly May 10-16 2002
ABC News May 9, 2002
CBS News May ,9 2002
NPR All Things Considered May 9, 2002
NBC News May 9, 2002
NBC Nightly News May 9, 2002
Fox News May 9, 2002
UPN News May 9, 2002
KFI FM May 9, 2002
Los Angeles Times May 9, 2002
KTLA News May 8, 2002
LA Downtown News May 6, 2002
Los Angeles Times May 5, 2000
Artscene November 1995
Coagula October 1995
Japan American Television 1994
Los Angeles Times Sept. 24, 1993

 

Commissions:  Sculpture

Kaiser Permente Baldwin Park, Ca.
3950 Mandalay Bay Las Vegas, Nv.
BGH Gallery Santa Monica, Ca.

 

Film Festivals:  Guerrilla Public Service

2006

Take Off Your Coat. Stay Awhile
Rat Powered Films (USA)


2004
Tarfest (USA)
6 Booths In 7 Weeks (USA)
Singes de nuit (ZKM) Cinema Balzac (Paris, France)
Media City 10 (Canada)
Cinema Society Of San Diego (USA)

2003
Aurora Picture Show (USA)
Arizona State University (USA)
Images Festival (Canada)
Resfest (USA, England, Japan, Korea)

2002
Arizona State University (USA)
Fullerton Grand Central Art Center (USA)
Santa Barbara University (USA)
Bilder Codes, ZKM (Germany-Europe)
Silverlake Film Festival (USA)
LA Freewaves (USA)
Resfest (USA, England, Japan, Korea, Africa)
American Film Institute (USA)