Eamon Ore-Giron

Artadia Awardee

“Ore-Giron’s connection to abstraction cannot be divorced from the various multidisciplinary and hybrid modes at work in his practice” – Rita Gonzalez, Associate Curator of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

Eamon Ore-Giron (b. 1973, Tucson, USA) blends a wide-range of visual styles and influences in his brightly colored abstract geometric paintings. Referencing indigenous and craft traditions, such as Native American medicine wheels and Amazonian tapestries, as well as 20th-century avant-gardes, from Russian Suprematism to Latin American Concrete Art, his paintings move between temporalities and resonate across cultural contexts. Ore-Giron also works in video and music, and his interdisciplinary projects explore the interrelationship of sound, color, rhythm, and pattern, and make manifest a history of transnational exchange.

Ore-Giron’s work, as a solo practitioner and as part of collaborative endeavors, has been shown at the Anderson Collection at Stanford University (2021); San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (2019); Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2018); LAXART, Los Angeles (2015); OFF Biennale Cairo (2015); Pérez Art Museum Miami (2013); Los Angeles County Museum of Art (2008); El Museo Universitario de Ciencias y Arte (MUCA), Roma, Mexico City (2006); and in Prospect.3, New Orleans (2014). An exhibition presenting 20 years of the artist’s creative production opened at the MCA Denver in February 2022. Ore- Giron has been selected to realize major public commissions in New York and Los Angeles, and he is the 2020–2022 Presidential Visiting Artist at Stanford University. Ore-Giron received a BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute and an MFA from the University of California, Los Angeles.