Bio


Louis Trujillo was born and lives in a Denver creating works in his private studio at home and in a shared studio at Art Gym Denver. His artwork is inspired by his dreams, his family, and his identity as a gay male. He studied drawing and installation art at Metropolitan State University of Denver where he received his B.F.A.





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Education

2011
Bachelor of Fine Art: Drawing
Minor: Art History
Metropolitan State University, Denver, CO (MSU)

Scholarships/Awards

2011
Honorable Mention Award, Influx, Center for Visual Art, Denver, CO
Nagel Art Thesis Award, Influx, Center for Visual Art, Denver, CO
Nagel Directed Studies Scholarship, Plein Air Intensive, Ghost Ranch, Abiquiu, NM

2010
Advanced Drawing Exhibition Award, 296 Unknown Associations, (MSU) Art Gallery, Juror: Ann Coddington Rast

Professional Experience

2017-Pres
Member Services, Art Gym, Denver, CO, Gallery Assistant, Programming Assistant, Customer Service

2017
Night at Art Gym Workshop, Art Gym, Denver, CO

2016-2018
PR Director, Sync Gallery, Denver, CO

2014-2018
E-newsletter and Social Media Coordinator, Sync Gallery, Denver, CO

2014-2016
Membership Crew, Sync Gallery, Denver, CO

2012
Back Gallery Coordinator, Sync Gallery, Denver, CO

Selected Exhibitions

2019
Sexxxhibition, Art Gym, Denver, CO

2018
Multiplicity 2018, Sync Gallery, Denver, CO
Things Remembered…Things Forgotten, Sync Gallery, Denver, CO
Organized Chaos, Art Gym, Denver, CO
Blue,
 Sync Gallery, Denver, CO

2017
Multiplicity 2017, Sync Gallery, Denver, CO
Fine Arts Festival,
 Art Gym, Denver, CO
Whispers,
 Sync Gallery, Denver, CO
By Any Means Necessary, 
RedLine, Denver, CO, Juror: Jessica Kooiman Parker
Ephemeral,
 Art Gym, Denver, CO
black&white, 
Sync Gallery, Denver, CO

2016
Multiplicity 2016, Sync Gallery, Denver, CO
UnCommon Clay 2016,
 Arts Longmont, Longmont, CO, Juror: Jonathan Kaplan
Unconscious,
 Sync Gallery, Denver, CO
Equinox, 
Sync Gallery, Denver, CO

2015
Multiplicity, Sync Gallery, Denver, CO
Reverberations
, Sync Gallery, Denver, CO

2014
SYNC Squared, Sync Gallery, Denver, CO
Celestial Incursion
, Sync Gallery, Denver, CO
Capistrano III
, Salud Medical Clinic, Longmont, CO

2013
Create at MSU Denver Fall 2013 Exhibit, Center for Innovation, (MSU), Denver, CO
Transcendent Ascension
, Sync Gallery, Denver, CO
Create at MSU Denver Summer 2013 Exhibit, Center for Innovation, (MSU), Denver, CO
Photography/not Photography
, Sync Gallery, Denver, CO
Sync Favorites
, Sync Gallery, Denver, CO
Create at MSU Denver Spring 2013 Exhibit, Center for Innovation, (MSU), Denver, CO

2012        
Members Exhibition
, Sync Gallery, Denver, CO
Of the Eternal Sky, Sync Gallery, Denver, CO
Virtual Incubator and Exhibition, Center for Innovation, (MSU), Denver, CO
Spirituality, Core New Art Space, Denver, CO, Juror: Hilary De Polo,
Show Tell & Sell, Center for Innovation, (MSU), Denver, CO

2011
Influx, BFA Thesis Exhibition, Center for Visual Art, Denver, CO
Plein Air Intensive, RedShift Gallery, Denver, CO
Eclection, Auraria Library Gallery, (MSU), Denver, CO

2010
Lead, Auraria Library Gallery, (MSU), Denver, CO
296 Unknown Associations, Auraria Library Gallery, (MSU), Denver, CO

2009
Alt. Draw, Auraria Library Gallery, (MSU), Denver, CO

Publications

2019
Out Front Magazine, Louis Trujillo: Love in Self Through Art & Community, by Emily Creek, February 19, 2019

Westword, Gallery Picks: Twenty Things to Do for First Friday, by Susan Froyd, January 30, 2019

2018
Westword, Six Things for Art Lovers to Do and See This Weekend in Denver, by Susan Froyd, May 17, 2018

2012
Denver Westword, The many forms of Spirituality at Core New Art Space this Collector’s Friday, by Tiffany Fitzgerald, May 17, 2012

2011
Metrosphere 2011, vol. 29, Metropolitan State University of Denver Student Publication, page #15

2010
Metrosphere 2010, vol. 28, Metropolitan State University of Denver Student Publication, page #94-95

Gallery Membership

2012-2018
Sync Gallery, Denver, CO

Exhibitions Juried and Curated

2019
Sexxxhibition, Art Gym, Denver, CO

2010
296 Unknown Associations, Auraria Library Gallery, Metropolitan State University, Denver, CO

2009
Alt. Draw, Auraria Library Gallery, Metropolitan State University, Denver, CO


Louis Trujillo