Joshua Elias

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EXCLUSION, 2014 Oil on Canvas 54" X 45" © Joshua Elias
ELEPHANTA CAVES, 2014 Oil on Canvas 54" X 45" © Joshua Elias
theEarth, theSpirit, and theBody, 2013 Oil on Linen 72" X 60" © Joshua Elias
Chasing Rabbis, 2008 Oil on Canvas 45" X 54" © artist Joshua Elias
Things That Matter, 2009 Oil on Linen 18" X 18" © Joshua Elias
Inception:Looming Twins, 2011 Oil on Linen 45" X 54" © artist Joshua Elias
Electromagnetism, 2011 Oil on Linen 63" X 54" © artist Joshua Elias
Threshold, 2011 Oil on Canvas 24" X 24" © artist Joshua Elias
FLOATING CITY II, 2015 Oil on Canvas/panel 54" X 45" © Joshua Elias
Emerald City, 2014 Oil on Canvas 24" X 24" X 1.75 Inches © Joshua Elias
As Far As I Remember, 2012 Oil on Linen 63' X 54" © Joshua Elias
FLOATING CITY I, 2014 Oil on Canvas/panel 54" X 45" © Joshua Elias
Even Dreams Can Be Cut Short, 2014 Oil on Canvas 54" X 42" X 1.75 Inches © 2014
Cowboy Demolition Oil on Canvas/panel 48” X 48” © mimgallery
Electromagneticsm, 2012 Oil on Linen 63” X 54” © mimgallery
Admiring J 35 X 60
Quick Facts
Chicago Illinois
Birth year
Lives in
Los Angeles
Works in
Los Angeles
Representing galleries
Fathom Gallery Los Angeles
writings contemporary, painting, abstract, modern


                             ARTIST STATEMENT


The paintings I make are specific structures that serve as maps. I see each of us with our own private architecture creating our own worlds comprised of Light and Vibration. I paint visual samplings of these worlds. The connecton from the viewer to the painting is funneled through Light and identifiable Forms.

                                  -Joshua Elias 2014-



TEL:             323 842 3354


Elias studied at the Design Art and Architecture and Otis Parsons, after receiving his BFA at San Diego State University. Privately he worked with classical technique painter master Sylvana Barrett, consultant at the Getty Museum.  He has received many honors including an Art Residency at Fundacion Valaparaiso in Mojacar Spain.  Inclusions at the art collection at the Rand Corporation as well as commissions at the spectacular Viceroy Hotel are some of the artist’s highlights.

The artist lives in Los Angeles and works daily in his studio at the Brewery Arts Complex located on the outskirts of downtown Los Angeles.

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 25th Design Showcase Long Beach Convention Center

“Kohler Home of the Future” 09  three paintings featured

RAND Corporation Private Exhibition- Santa Monica

Two new additions in their Corp. Collection-Santa Monica

ALIVE collection Exhibition at the Sundance Film Festival


Mim Gallery solo exhibition-Culver City Ca

Barnes & Thornberg Exhibit -Century City Ca

Silent_Gallery, solo exhibit- Venice 

Robert Berman Gallery, group exhibit Venice F Clinic- Santa Monica

Brett Rubbico Gallery solo exhibit "Golden Thread"-Newport Beach

Mark Ashton Hunt Gallery solo exhibit "Weather Series" - Santa Barbara

DCA Fine Art solo traveling exhibit " Repositioning Weather"-Santa Monica

Farmani Gallery solo exhibit- Beverly Hills

MOCA Fresh Show Summer Auction

WalART Sweet Show-Los Angeles

Epoxy Box Gallery- Venice

Red House Gallery- the Red Show

Gallery C- the 21 Show

Livre Artists' Book Show- Chartes, France

Gallery C - The Art of Paint- Los Angeles

Urban Canvas - Venice

Art Concepts - Bergamot Station solo exhibit

AnD Lab Gallery- Los Angeles

LACMA: Made in California - Mail Art Exchange

Patricia Correia Juried Exhibition

Bookarts - The Short Son

BGH Gallery – Millennium Bergamot Station Santa Monica

Lendrum Fine Art- Los Angeles

Albert Stuart Gallery- Beverly HIlls

Barnsdall Art Center-Los Angeles

LACMA - Appetite for Art

Enclave Gallery- Los Angeles

Design Art and Architecture- Santa Monica

Cedars Sinai Print Collection- Beverly Hills

Pacific Design Center -"Signatures"- West Hollywood

Los Angeles County Museum Exhibitions I Sales and Rental Gallery


Pharmaka Art Auction- Los Angeles

Long Beach Museum of Art

Our House Foundation

Centre Theatre - Mark Taper

Shelter Foundation

Surfrider Foundation

S.R.O. Housing


Erato Live painting (24 piece orchestra) Kodak Center Hollywood

Art Share/Fussfactory- Los Angeles "The Story of Glass"'

"Earthworks" Copper Canyon College- Joshua Tree


Design, Art, and Architecture, SMC

Sylvana Barrett GETTY Consultant /Historical Techniques

Otis School of Design- Studio Fine Art

Santa Monica City College

BFA. San Diego State University-Telecommunications/Film

Seminars/ Participants/Moderated (selected )

CalArts CHANCE Conference California Nevada border

Jean Baudrillard

Claremont Colleges, Intermedia Studies

Elias Speech “ the Living Artist “

CalStateLA – Critical Thinking/Creative Thinking in Business

Elias Speech “ Getting Comfortable with Mystery”

Media Ecology Soul Salon  Archival Interview The State of Art

Artwork for Movies/Television

Knight of Cups (dir. Terrence Mallick)

Capitol One Commercial

Brothers and Sisters

Blow APIX Productions

Baby Love Mojave Films

Eli Stone ABC

Brothers and Sisters ABC

Six Feet Under Alan Ball Productions

Oh, Grow Up ABC Television

Players NBC Television


Arlook Residence

Coolman/Rosenberg Residence

Napleatano Residence

Gale Residence

Pinto Residence Del Mar

Community of Angels 2001

Maison 140

Beverly Hills

Avalon Hotel

Beverly Hills

The Viceroy

Hotel Santa Monica

Viceroy Palm Springs


Color and Light  architectural design (Book)

Artillery Magazine 

California Home & Design

Access Hollywood

LA Times

New York Times

House & Beautiful

Interior Design Magazine

Los Angeles Times "Calendar Section"


The Valley View

LA Downtown News


Modern Glamour (book)

Angeleno Magazine featured article