Juan Capistrán is a multimedia artist, born in Guadalajara, Mexico, and currently living and working in Los Angeles. He attended Otis College of Art and Design for undergraduate work (BFA 1999) and the University of California at Irvine for graduate work (MFA 2002). He was awarded a California Community Foundation fellowship for the arts in 2009. Recent solo exhibitions include What We Want, What We Believe: Towards a Higher Fidelity, VAC, University of Texas, Austin, After Chaos Comes Eros…he is stronger than his rock (I could be happy), Curro y Poncho, Guadalajara, MX and White Riot…be the beacon, be the light. KO’d by Love, Thomas Solomon Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally including at The Bronx Museum, Bronx, NY, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City, Chisenhale Gallery, London, MCA Denver, Denver, Kurimanzutto, Mexico City and the Untitled (12th Istanbul Biennial), Istanbul, Turkey. Capistrán is represented by Curro y Poncho in Guadalajara, Mexico and Thomas Solomon Gallery in Los Angeles, CA.