Interview with Monica Canilao on Her "Alchemy" Exhibit @ Inner State Gallery

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 04, 2015
For mixed-media artist Monica Canilao’s latest curated exhibition Alchemy, she called on dozens of her closest friends from all over the country, bringing a massive install to Detroit’s Inner State gallery, complete with a gallery wide takeover. In connection with the show, 1xRUN’s Editor-In-Chief Pietro Truba caught up with Canilao to discuss her recent work, curating Alchemy and more.

"Alchemy" Curated by Monica Canilao @ Inner State Gallery, Detroit

Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 09, 2015
This one should be awesome. Our good friend Monica Canilao, who we have worked with in Detroit in the past (see the Juxtapoz 15th Anniversary project from 2009-10), and we are hyped that she curated a group show, Alchemy, at Inner State Gallery. She brought some really good artists to show: Swoon, Doze Green, Swampy, Dennis McNett, Kyle Ranson, and a lot more. Basically the type of artists you should know/get to know. 

Book Release: "Paper Birds Lost Faces" by Monica Canilao

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Oakland-based artist Monica Canilao just released a brand new book, "Paper Birds Lost Faces" (published by Chandran Gallery) this past weekend at the New York Art Book Fair, and now its available for sale around the world. Printed in California in a limited edition of 1000, the book features a collection of the recent works featuring birds that Canilao has been working on for the last year. Get it while its hot!

Opening: Monica Canilao "Born From Ruins" @ Subliminal Projects, LA

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 10, 2014
We have been lucky over the past 5-6 years to have worked with Oakland, California based fine artist, collagist, painter, mixed-medist, sculpturist, installation artist, you name it, but we have been lucky to watch Monica Canilao become a force in contemporary art. Of all the projects she creates, "Born To Ruins," which opened at Subliminal Projects this past weekend, is another chapter in what will continue to be an fantastic career for Canilao. 

MONICA CANILAO "Born From Ruins" @ Subliminal Projects, Los Angeles

Juxtapoz // Saturday, June 07, 2014
SUBLIMINAL PROJECTS is pleased to present Born From Ruins, the first solo exhibition in Los Angeles for Oakland based artist Monica Canilao. The exhibition will feature a prolific range of Canilao’s work including an immersive site-specific installation, a crystal coffin, junk chandeliers, mixed media collages, a paper quilt, parlor portraits, works on paper of painted birds, and a new series of never-before-seen Shibari inspired photographs.

Meet The Window Lady: Janay Rose

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 23, 2014
One of a kind herself, Janay Rose, aka The Window Lady, makes gloriously elaborate necktie clothing & hats, using all recycled materials, inspired by colonial menswear, as well as 1800-1980s clothing and fashion history.

Studio Visit: Monica Canilao in Oakland, California

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 06, 2014
We have worked on numerous projects with Oakland, California-based fine artist Monica Canilao over the years, and one thing we always know when we check in with her is that she is going to be busy on numerous projects. From Detroit, to Miami, to New Orleans, and back to Northern California, Canilao's art and life have fused together in one creative hybrid. We went to Monica's studio to see what she was preparing for her next exhibition at Subliminal Projects in Los Angeles, opening June 7, 2014.

RESONANCE: The Thoughts Before Thought @ Headscapes Warehouse, Long Island City

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 17, 2014
Opening tonight in Long Island City at the Headscapes Warehouse is an artist-organized warehouse show that goes through the April 27, 2014. "RESONANCE" is based around Carl Jung's philosophy on dreams, where a dozen artists dig into archetypes and magic, and, like Jung, apply it to the everyday, to the home. In this collaborative, artist-run group show, the most common objects have deeper meanings, darker pasts, and, most importantly, shared meanings.

Waves For Water Benefit Auction is LIVE!

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Juxtapoz Magazine, Encinitas, California-based shop UNIV and San Francisco-based Chandran Gallery have teamed for a special auction and exhibition benefit for Waves For Water, an organization on the ground in the Philippines, mobilizing an urgent clean water disaster relief initiative in the aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan. From March 18—31st, a special curated selection of hand-painted surfboards will be available at auction on Paddle8. Artists who participated include Geoff McFetridge, CR Stecyk III, Tim Biskup, Lucy McLauchlan, Andrew Schoultz and more. 

UNIV x Chandran Gallery x Juxtapoz Benefit & Auction for Waves For Water

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 03, 2014
Perhaps you followed our Instagram feed during the week of Art Basel 2013, but you may have saw our collaborative surfboard project with Encinitas, California-based shop UNIV and San Francisco-based Chandran Gallery. In Miami, we kickstarted the project that will soon be fully announced as a full auction and exhibition benefit for Waves For Water, an organization on the ground in the Philippines, mobilizing an urgent clean water disaster relief initiative in the aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan.
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