Eric Beltz "DREVERIEM" @ Koplin del Rio, Culver City

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Koplin Del Rio is pleased to announce its second solo exhibition of drawings by Santa Barbara-based artist Eric Beltz (who had a lovely feature in the print edition of Juxtapoz in November, 2013). The exhibition, entitled DREVERIEM, opens April 11 in Los Angeles and runs through May 23, 2015.

Eric Beltz: Drunk Ethnobotanist Eats Visionary Weeds

Illustration // Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Laced with themes of ethnobotany, myth, religion, ritual and transcendence, the work of Eric Beltz is defined by his heavily educated perspective and historical knowledge. I was fortunate enough to spend a day with Beltz, touring his home studio and surrounding natural landscape, assumably how he would spend it normally...

Phantom Color

Illustration // Wednesday, June 11, 2014
CB1 Gallery presents Phantom Color, which brings together three artists, Eric Beltz, Brian Scott Campbell and Nathan Hayden, whose work indulges in a black and white palette and whose themes run from playful to macabre. Through various techniques, individual inventiveness, and a thorough commitment to grayscale....

Issue Preview: November 2013 w/ Hard Case Crime, Alex Kopps, Finok + more

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 08, 2013
The Fall season is upon on us, and we are about to release our November 2013 issue with a very special story on a publishing house with a penchant for old-school pulp illustrations and print! Hard Case Crime is the cover story this month, a publisher of hardboiled crime fiction that emphasizes the use of an old style pulp art by hiring some of the best illustrators in the genre to do their covers. Michael Koelsch did this beautiful cover for an upcoming release of Borderline ... more on the November issue after the jump... 

At the Trance Farm with Eric Beltz

Erotica // Monday, May 02, 2011
Witchcraft, religion, the holy cow of humanist art, and renderings of mythological narrative are deeply rooted within Eric Beltz’s series “Trance Farm”. The title is borrowed from a forced pun found in an article about urban farming in a contemporary spiritualist magazine as Beltz both laughs with and laughs at American society.


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