THE BARAN STUDIO Martin Baran, Slovakian artist based in Los Angeles (b. 1992) Education - Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic (History of Christian Art) - School of Applied Arts in Kosice, Slovakia (Restoration and Conservation of Painting techniques) Solo Shows - ‘ Life Still Beautiful ‘, Cafe If, West Hollywood, CA ( 19 may 2017 – 20 July 2017 ) - ‘ Inner Flower ‘, Cafe If, West Hollywood, CA ( 10 feb 2017 – 18 May 2017 ) - ‘ Digital DIsplay ‘, Southern California Reproductive Center, Beverly Hills, CA ( Feb 2017 – Feb 2018 ) Group Shows - ‘ Art in Play ‘, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA curated by Betty Brown ( october 2017) - ‘ Season High ‘, Janssen Artspace, Palm Springs, CA ( 16 sep – 16 oct 2017 ) - ‘ Conception Art ‘, Iron Triangle, Los Angeles, curated by Rachel Wilkins ( october 2016 ) - ‘ Conception Art ‘, LA Mother, Los Angeles, curated by Rachel Wilkins ( june 2016 ) - ‘ Enoteca Centro and Fragments of Italian Frescoes ‘, Kosice, Slovakia, curated by Rosana Bathoryova ( 12 may – 12 Nov 2016 ) Residencies - ‘ Cross-Culture ‘, Marrakech, Morocco ( April 2016 ) - ‘ Artist residency ‘, San Juan, Puerto Rico ( March 2017 ) Honors & Awards - ‘Conception Global Art Collective ‘, Award for Excellence, Los Angeles ( June 2016 ) Professional Memberships - ‘Los Angeles Art Association ‘, Artist Member ( May 2016 – present ) Volunteer Activities - ‘Los Angeles Art Association’, Los Angeles (May 2016 – present) - ‘National Gallery: Trade Fair Palace ‘, Prague, Czech Republic (June 2012 – May 2013) - ‘Dorotheum Auction House ‘, Prague, Czech Republic (September – December 2011) - ‘East Slovak Gallery ‘, Kosice, Slovakia (July 2010 – June 2011)