Arabella is a Cleveland based painter and co-owner of Elephant Stone Records. A native of Ann Arbor, Michigan and Los Angeles, CA.
Her loose narrative themes and interests revolve around a fascination with punk fashion; aristocrats; Elizabethan portraiture; Ian Schrager hotels; vapid socialites; eastern European cultures and rock n roll lifestyles. She has participated in solo and group exhibitions in throughout North America and Europe.
1996-00 California Institute of the Arts. BFA degree in Fine Art & Experimental Animation. 1995 Art Center College of Design. Candidate for BFA in Fine Art and Illustration.
2010: "Box Heart Gallery 10 year anniversary exhibition, Pittsburgh, PA. "Fables and Follies" The Alternative Cafe & Gallery, Seaside CA "Dark and Lovely" group show @ Parlor Gallery, Asbury Park NJ SPACES "ArtMart" group show, Cleveland OH "From Woman" group invitational, Lakeland Community College, Kirtland OH The G40 Summit in Arlington VA, represented by Art Whino Gallery "Velazquez: Remixed" group show @ Wall Eye Gallery, Cleveland OH.
2009: Winter group show @ Eclectix Gallery, El Cerrito CA. "Life Essentials" group show represented by Art Whino Gallery, Art Basel Miami. "Multiversal" group show curated by Mike Franco, Art Basel Miami. "Feminality" group show @ Hive Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. "Splendor and Safety Pins" solo show @ Box Heart Gallery, Pittsburgh PA. "Life Essentials" satellite group show curated by Art Whino, Washington DC "Tattoon" group show @ Eclectix Gallery, El Cerrito CA. "Innocence and Arrogance" dual solo show @ Art Whino Gallery, National Harbor, MD "Oh That Is Sooo Last Year" group show @ William Rupnik Gallery, Cleveland OH. "Poise, Posture and Profanity" dual solo show @ William Rupnik Gallery Cleveland OH. "Confections" group show @ The Alternative Cafe & Gallery, Seaside CA. "Forgotten Saints" group show @ Congregation of the Forgotten Saints Gallery, Hollywood CA. "Yum Yum" group show with L. Croskey @ Cave Gallery, Venice CA. "Fierce Fashion" group show @ Eclectix Gallery, El Cerrito CA.
2008: "All Things Cleveland" group show @ Asterisk Gallery, Cleveland OH. "Postcards from the Art Edge" benefit show @ 1-5 gallery, Los Angeles CA. "Spooktacular" group show @ Low Life Gallery, Cleveland OH. "Paradigm Shift" group show @ Vision Gallery, Cleveland OH. "Identity Theft" group comic themed art show @ Guilford Arts Center, Guilford CT. "Ladies First" @ Crybaby Gallery, Ashbury Park NJ. Artery 717 group show, Alexandria VA. Artspace summer group show @ Wooltex Gallery, Cleveland OH. "Ladies First" @ DvA Gallery, Chicago, IL. Wilmington Skate Project curated by Joe Castro @ Opera Gallery, Wilmington, DE "Isn't It Romantic?" @ Mahan Gallery, Columbus OH. "Attack of the B Movie" curated by Creep Machine @ Space Gallery, San Francisco CA. "World Space Party" @ Art Whino Gallery, Alexandria VA. All Girl Show @ Anxiety Gallery, Madison WI. The 2nd Annual 'Ladies First' art event in Vancouver, BC. Curated by Nicole Steen. "The Tattoo Show" @ Anxiety Gallery, Madison WI. Co-hosted by Capital City Tattoo and Mitch O'Connell.
2007: Collaboro show @ Art Whino, Alexandria VA. "Horrors of the Enchanted Wasteland" group show @ Pawn Gallery, Dallas TX "Private Empire: National Portrait Gallery of Kessa" solo show @ Asterisk Gallery, Cleveland OH "The Sketchbook Project" group show @ ArtHouse, Atlanta GA. Artspace-Cleveland group show @ Convivium 33 Gallery, Cleveland OH AllGoSigns @ Cleveland Public Theater, Cleveland OH
2006: "Better Living Thru Rock" solo show @ Southgate House Gallery, Newport KY Pop Shop Gallery "Pop-O-Matic" group show, Lakewood OH. The 50/50 Show at 1300 Gallery, Cleveland OH AIV Gallery solo show, Cleveland, OH "You're A Rock n' Roll Suicide" solo show @ Revival, Akron OH.
2005: Assemble Gallery winter show, Cleveland OH All Go Signs @ Ingenuity Festival, Cleveland OH Gomi Gallery "Metal Pig" , Austin TX Spaces "ArtMart" members show, Cleveland OH ArtMetro Gallery "Small Works Show" Cleveland OH
2004: B.K. Smith Gallery at Lake Erie College "Fashion Show" Painesville OH "Rising Stars" Paradise Gallery, Cleveland OH. Capsule "Exodus" two person show with William Garvey. Cleveland OH The Muse Gallery "Small Works Show" San Diego, CA
2003: "World Posters" @ East Wing Collection, London U.K. Cannibal Flower @ Hangar 1018 group show, Los Angeles, CA "New Works" Ukrainian Research Institute solo show. Harvard University, Cambridge MA. Art Coalition monthly group shows, NoHo CA Del Mar Theater "AlterEgos" Los Angeles CA
2002: Blank Gallery, "Socially Blind" Hollywood CA The Knitting Factory, solo show, Hollywood CA Basswerks Gallery "Art Damaged" curated by Susan Becker, L.A. CA Cannibal Flower, various group shows @ Spring Tower, L.A. CA Art Coalition, various group shows, NoHo CA
2001: Headquarters Gallery "Blood Moon" group show Hollywood CA Basswerks Gallery "Dust Moths & Cobwebs" group show L.A. CA
2000: Steveson Blanch Depareaux "Examining More Pictures" Valencia CA CalArts L-Shape Gallery "The Last Erratic Splendor" solo show Santa Clarita CA.
1999: CalArts L-Shape Gallery, solo show Santa Clarita, CA CalArts "The Toy Show" curated by Summer Harrelson Santa Clarita, CA. CalArts "The Organic Show" curated by Dave Miche Santa Clarita, CA.
1998: CalArts Lime "The Cowboy Show" group show curated by Eric Snyder Santa Clarita, CA. Barnsdall Art Center, group show Los Angeles, CA. CalArts L-Shape Gallery "Students of Derek Boshier" group show, Santa Clarita, CA
1997 Tatum Lounge solo show, Valencia, CA. Sotheby's Artlink Auction, Tel Aviv, Israel 1996 Koo's Art House, solo show Santa Ana CA. The Moscow Pen Club "25 years of Ardis" Moscow, Russia 1995 Art Center Gallery, solo show Laguna Beach CA. 1990 -1992 Ann Arbor Art Association, various group shows, Ann Arbor MI. ,…Read More