Justin Ortiz

b. 1998 Sleepy Hollow, New York
Working in Los Angeles


2020 BFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2016-2018 Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, Old Lyme, CT

Solo

2021 Java, Hans Gallery. Chicago, Illinois, USA (forthcoming)
2021 Rockville, Light Harvesting Complex. Vantaa, Finland (forthcoming)
2021 Pleasure Guttus, Five Car Garage. Los Angeles, California, USA view

Group Shows

2021 burden, darkZone. New Jersey, USA view
2021 The Forest and the Sea, Five Car Garage. Los Angeles, California, USA view

2020 Shedding the Third Skin, Final Hot Desert. Minersville, Utah, USA view
2020 Sinkhole Project. Baltimore, Maryland, USA view
2020 The Days are Just Packed, The Pool. Heybeliada, Istanbul, Turkey view
2020 Mostra collettiva di pittura da Sasha curated by Alan Stefanato, 23 Corso Brescia. Torino, Italy view
2020 Benefit Auction, Stairs of HelMel. Los Angeles, California, USA
2020 Greenhouse, Light Harvesting Complex & Dharma Initiatives. Vantaa, Finland view
2020 Sleeping Village, Solo Show. Online Exhibition view
2020 As it, was if, Sullivan Galleries. Chicago, Illinois, USA view
2020 how to build yourself a burrow in 20 minutes, Lichen Works. Chicago, Illinois, USA view

2019 Scott Reeder's "KIOSK", EXPO Chicago. Chicago, Illinois, USA
2019 The Fickle Sun, Fast And Small Gallery. Providence, Rhode Island, USA
2019 How To Install a Citibank into an Old Brick Building, Apartment 13 Gallery. Providence, Rhode Island, USA view
2019 Velvet Ropes Drawing Show, Sargent's Daughters and Shrine Gallery. New York, New York, USA
2019 It's Always Spring Above the Frost Line, Laundry Room. Chicago, Illinois, USA
2019 Dinner Party, The Siragusa Gallery. Chicago, Illinois, USA
2019 K_Night, Bastione San Maurizio at Giardini Reali della Cavallerizza. Torino, Italy view
2019 Potpourri Rapture, ADDS DONNA. Chicago, Illinois, USA

Curatorial

2021 Gone Broody by Christopher Peckham, Garthim. Los Angeles, California USA view
2021 Hushed Inheritance by Tatiana Sky, Garthim. Los Angeles, California USA view
2020 Kaleidoscope: Gilgal, Garthim. Salt Lake City, Utah, USA view
2020 Dewdrop Toadstool Hopscotch by Isabelle Adams, Garthim. Mattheisen State Park, IL, USA view


Fellowships & Residencies

2018 Student Residency, Bethany Arts Community, June - August
2017 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, Old Lyme, CT

Press & Bibliography

What is Garthim? A Conversation with Justin Ortiz, June 2021, Przemijam. Online Visual Art Publication. view
burden at darkZone, New Jersey, USA, 2021, Ofluxo. Online Visual Art Publication. view
FIVE CAR GARAGE PLEASURE GUTTUS, March 2021, Art Forum. Online Visual Art Publication. view
Jesse Fleming/Justin Ortiz, March 2021, WhatsonLA. Online Visual Art Publication. view
Justin Ortiz, Pleasure Guttus at Five Car Garage in Los Angeles, March 2021, Rundgang. Online Visual Art Publication. view
Shedding the Third Skin, Fotograf #38, March 2021. Print Visual Art Publication. view
Archive 02 by Saint Maison, December 2020. Print Visual Art Publication. view
'Shedding the Third Skin', Group Show Curated by Ben Sang at Final Hot Desert, Minersville, 2020, Tzvetnik. Online Visual Art Publication. view
'The Days Are Just Packed', Off-site Group Show at THE POOL, Heybeliada - Istanbul, 2020, Tzvetnik. Online Visual Art Publication. view
'Mostra collettiva di pittura da Sasha', a Group Show in Corso Brescia 23, Turin, 2020, Tzvetnik. Online Visual Art Publication. view
Neighbor Zine, June 2020. Print Visual Art Publication.
EPISODE 4: 'Greenhouse', by Light-Harvesting Complex and Dharma Initiatives at Vantaa, Finland, 2020, Ofluxo. Online Visual Art Publication. view
EPISODE 4: 'Greenhouse', by Light-Harvesting Complex and Dharma Initiatives at Vantaa, Finland, 2020, Tzvetnik. Online Visual Art Publication. view
Heads Magazine #10, October 2019. Print Visual Art Publication.view
Shrew Literary Magazine, December 2018. Online Literary Publication.
Doomsday Magazine March 1 2017. Print Visual Art Publication.