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Jose Mertz

1980
United States

1 Works exhibited on Kooness

Current location

Miami

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Works by Jose Mertz

Alien study

2022

45.72 x 60.96 cm

Jose Mertz is an artist, designer, producer, curator and creative director based in Miami.

With his roots in traditional drawing and painting, Jose has embraced various forms of expressing and developing his creative ideas.

Ranging from graphic design, music production to large scale murals his work can be seen in various spaces, surfaces, galleries and digital platforms. Jose focuses on pushing his personal expressive style inspired from ancient civilizations, science fiction, philosophy, hip-hop culture, personal dreams & the super natural.

In addition to his artwork, Jose has had 3 curation / design companies and has been curating art exhibits independently for 15 years.

EDUCATION
New World School of the Arts / High School ( NWSA ) / 1998 / Miami
Maryland Institue College of Art - 2002 - Presidential Scholar / BA in Painting - MN in Audio Production
AICAD Study Abroad Program 2001 / National Juried Program / NYC, New York

ARTIST RESIDENCIES / NON PROFIT
Heliotrope Foundation Non-Prophet / selected artist / New York
Red Bull House of Arts Residency / Detroit
Liquitex Residency Asbury Park, NJ / 2 month program
Pangeaseed Non-Profit / Ocean Awareness Mural / Miami
San Isidro Project / 2 Tigers P/ Havana, Cuba
RAW Project / Middle School Mural Project / Miami
Peace on the Street / Resident Artist / Harlem, NYC

SELECTED CURATED EXHIBITIONS
Fulcrum / 2005 / NYC / Gild Inc.
Static Free / 2006 /NYC / Gild Inc.
Unforgiving / 2006 / NYC / Gild Inc.
Mary Mack / 2007 / NYC / Gild Inc.
Hexagone / 2008 / Miami / Miami Art Space MAS / ARC
Crystal Monolilths / 2010 / Wynwood Miami
Supadutytuffwork / Wynwood
Teradakdl flow / Wynwood
Hidden Fortress / Wynwood
Kid Robot Mini Solo Show / South Beach Miami / 2011
Smack Grendels / 2015 / Wynwood Miami
Wu-Tang the Saga Continues / Art Basel Miami
Exhibit and live show / 2017