JUSTIN GRADIN Vancouver, Canada

EXPERIENCE/AWARDS

2012 Best album artwork. NME Magazine readers choice award
2011 President. Dynamo Arts Association. Vancouver, British Columbia
2010 Mime School. Founder/Curator. Los Angeles, California
2006-2008 Emergency Room. Founder/Curator. Vancouver, British Columbia
2006 Grotesque Modern Records/Books. Founder. Vancouver, British Coumbia
2005-2006 Emergency Room. Co-Founder. Emily Carr University of Art and Design. Vancouver, British Columbia
2002-2009 Dynamo Arts Association Board Of Directors. Vancouver, British Columbia.
1998 Diploma. George Pringle Secondary School, Canada

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

Solo

March 2014 Inside Out Dream. Mograg Gallery, Kokubunji, Tokyo, Japan
September 2010. Man Vs. Poodle. L.A. Art Walk, 105 Spring St. Los Angeles, California.
July 2011 Sculpture burial. Studio City, Los Angeles, California.

Group

September 2015 The Office. Ecole-Des-Beaux-De-Montreal, Montreal, Quebec
March 2014 Current Positions. AMPcafe, Suginami-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
February 2013 Fuse – Projectile Vomit.
July 2013 Fuse – Communication. Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
February 2012 Dialate/day laid/die late. A- H- Gallery. Vancouver, British Columbia.
February 2012 A Call With No Response. Long Beach, Florencia Bay Beach, Tofino, British Columbia.
January 2012 January Music. Street Performances, various locations, Vancouver, British Columbia.
December 2011 Create Your Own Occult. Dynamo Gallery. Vancouver, British Columbia.
September 2011 Oops fantasy. Waldorf Hotel. Vancouver, British Columbia.
August 2011 Guts. Shudder Gallery. Vancouver, British Columbia.
February 2010 Clamour and toll. Candahar bar, PTC Studio, Vancouver, British Columbia.
February 2010 Here Is Now. The Chapel. Vancouver, British Columbia.
November 2009. Radar Eyes. Space LIC. Queens, New York.
September 2009 The Video World Made Flesh. 107 Shaw Gallery. Toronto, Ontario
July 2009 C/R/I/T/I/C/S. Hotel Gallery. Vancouver, British Columbia.
June 2009 C/R/I/T/I/C/S. Art Spot. Calgary, Alberta.
October 2008 There Is Nothing Funny About A Clown In The Moonlight. Artists’ Television Access. San Francisco, California.
September 2008 Radar Eyes. Art Car Museum. Houston, Texas.
May 2008 Radar Eyes. De Player. Rotterdam, South Holland.
March 2008 Radar Eyes. Co-Prosperity Sphere. Chicago, Illinois.
November 2007 Noise paintings. Concourse Gallery. Emily Carr University of Art and Design. Vancouver, British Columbia.
September 2007 Construct And Decay. Emergency Room. Vancouver, British Columbia.
February 2007 Body Show. Concourse Gallery, Emily Carr University of Art and Design Vancouver, British Columbia.
June 2005 Punk Assemblage. Gallery Gachet. Vancouver, British Columbia.

MUSIC

Solo

September 2012 Wild Boredom. 7” Record + Book. Grotesque Modern. Vancouver, British Columbia.
October 2012 Jokes/Laughter Split 7” Record With Justin Patterson. Student Loan Records. Vancouver, British Columbia.
December 2011 Night Prison. 12” Record. Night Prison Records. Vancouver British Columbia.
June 2009 Random Cuts-Rat Capacity/Destroyed. 7” Record. Nominal Records. Vancouver, British Columbia.
July 2009 Random Cuts-Sleep/Jail Stripes. 7” Record. Nominal records. Vancouver, British Columbia.
July 2009 Random Cuts-Make Damage/Pigeon Park. 7” Record. Nominal records. Vancouver, British Columbia.

Groups

February 2011 Soft Kill. 12” Record. Fast Weapons. Portland, Oregon.
May 2009 C/R/I/T/I/C/S. 7” Record. Grotesque Modern. Vancouver, British Columbia.
December 2008 Sex Negatives-Processing plant. 7” Record. Grotesque Modern. Vancouver, British Columbia.
September 2008 Mutators-Secret Life. 12” Record. Nominal Records. Vancouver, British Columbia.
June 2008 Mutators/Night Wounds. Split 7” Record. Badmaster Records. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
June 2008 Emergency Room Vol.1. 12” Record. Grotesque Modern. Vancouver, British Columbia.
November 2007 Mutators-Stevie Wonder Can See. 7” Record. Grotesque Modern. Vancouver, British Columbia.
March 2007 Sex Negatives-Parkade. 7” Record. Grotesque Modern. Vancouver, British Columbia.
October 2006 Live Girls/Nons. Split 7” Record. Grotesque Modern. Vancouver, British Columbia.

PUBLICATIONS

December 2013 Rut. Grotesque Modern. Vancouver, British Columbia.
September 2012 Wild Boredom. Grotesque Modern. Vancouver, British Columbia.
September 2011 Oops Fantasy. Grotesque Modern. Vancouver, British Columbia.
June 2011 Ramona Lodger. Grotesque Modern. Vancouver, British Columbia.
March 2011 Color Magazine. Music Editor. Four Corner Publishing. Vancouver, British Columbia.
May 2010 Social Meme For The Social Mime. Grotesque Modern. Vancouver, British Columbia.
March 2010 Open Faced Sandwich Coffin. Grotesque Modern. Vancouver, British Columbia.
November 2009 Shaman Vs. Lil’ Hamburger Face. Grotesque Modern. Vancouver, British Columbia.
September 2009 Man-Hole. Grotesque Modern. Vancouver, British Columbia.
May 2009 C/R/I/T/I/C/S. Grotesque Modern. Vancouver, British Columbia.
November 2007 What Luck Vol.1. Lucky’s Comics. Vancouver, British Columbia.
April 2007 Bad Blood. Grotesque Modern. Vancouver, British Columbia.
2005 12 month drawing project

FILM

2010 No Fun City. Documentary Film. Cast Member. Vancouver, British Columbia.

ASSISTANTSHIPS

September 2005 – August 2006.. Senior Sculptor’s Assistant for David Fushty. Public sculpture for the City of Richmond, British Columbia.