HUFFINGTON POST ARTS JAN 2016  by Samantha Matcovsky

JUSTLUXE ARTICLE OCT 2015 .   by Carly Zinderman



Rock/Light Solo Show Fathom Gallery Los Angeles 11/12/16 thru 01/07/17 
Artists Writers Iceland Retreat Reykjavik
Install Skin of Sea Elias painting at President of Iceland’s home President Gudni J.
Transitional Reality Exhibition at Fullerton College 10/27/16 thru 11/30/16
Palimpsest Exhibit Fab Gallery Venice CA Dec ’16 thru Jan ’17
Series of Works on Floating Cities works
Floating Cities solo exhibit Gallery MiM Culver City CA
Gallerie Sparta New Works Palm Springs CA
Exclusion Show at Silent_Gallery in Venice CA
Curating B Brown Photos of Eva Hesse at Art in the Arthouse
Two Answers Elias painting featured in Bruce Weber Video/Ralph Lauren Campaign
Looming Twins painting featured in Terrence Malick film-
Knight of Cups/
Interviewed for new doc “The History of Cool”
Hancock Park House Commission completed & installed

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS : Long Beach Convention Center
“Kohler Home of the Future”    featured 3 Elias Paintings
RAND /Corporate Collection  Santa Monica
SUNDANCE Film Festival
Alive Exhibition Park City Utah
 Gallery Exhibits

Brenda Harrop Art Perspectives Exhibition Pacific Design Bldg Oct 2017 West Hollywood Ca

Fathom Gallery Solo Exhibition Oct 2016
Los Angeles Ca

New Transitions Fullerton College:Oct 2016
Fullerton Ca



Gallery MiM:2015
‘Floating City’ Solo Exhibit- Culver City Ca

Solo Exhibit-Venice Ca
Group Exhibit-Century City Ca
Group Exhibition- West Hollywood Ca
DavidJones Gallery: 2012
Crosshairs: Liebe/Elias  Venice Ca
WalART: 2011
Sweet Show Los Angeles Ca
Group Exhibition
Brett Rubbico Gallery: 2011
Solo Exhibit-Newport Beach Ca
MA Hunt Gallery on State: 2010
Solo Exhibit – Santa Barbara Ca
DCA Fine Art : 2009
Solo Exhibit-Santa Monica Ca
Orange County Center for Contemporary Art: 2009
Provisional: Rejecting The Sleek and Manicured
Santa Ana  Ca
DCA Fine Art: 2008
Group Exhibit-Santa Monica Ca
MOCA: 2007
Fresh Show Summer Auction-Los Angeles Ca
Farmani Gallery: 2006
Solo Exhibit- Beverly Hills Ca
VICEROY project: 2006
Santa Monica Commission
Epoxy Box Gallery: 2006
Two Man show- Venice Ca
Livre Artists’ Book Show: 2006
Chartes, France
Gallery C: 2005
Group Exhibit  Los Angeles Ca
AnD Lab Gallery:  2005
Hopkins/Elias  Los Angeles Ca
Urban Canvas: 2005
Group Exhibit   Venice Ca
Red House Gallery: 2005
The Red Show-Venice Ca
Gallery C: 2005
the 21 Show- Hermosa B  Los Angeles Ca
Art Concept: 2003
New Works Solo  Santa Monica Ca
Brewery Art Walk Exhibits: 2003-2008
Los Angeles Ca
LACMA: Made in California: 2004
Mail Art Xchange  Los Angeles Ca
Patricia Correia: 2004
Juried Exhibition Santa Monica
Hunter Drohojowska-Philp Juror
Lendrum Fine Art: 2004
Group Show Los Angeles Ca
Enclave Gallery: 2004
Group exhibit Los Angeles Ca
Selected Commissions & Collections


RAND Corporation Santa Monica CA
Killefer Flammang Architects Santa Monica CA  
SRO Housing Angel Sculpture 5th & Wall DTLA
Viceroy Hotel Santa Monica
Le Montrose Hotel Santa Monica CA
Viceroy Hotel Palm Springs CA
Viceroy Hotel Mayakoba MEXICO
Maison 140 Beverly Hills CA


Richard Arlook Sherman Oaks CA
Marie Coolman NYC New York
Harriet MacDonald Doe NYC New York
Michael Napoliello Los Angeles CA
Stephanie&Arnie Gale Los Angeles CA
Irving Pinto Palm Desert CA
Susan Marquis Venice CA
Kelly Wearstler Beverly Hills CA
Kelly Merryman Los Angeles CA
M. Marounian Beverly Hills CA
Matt Rosenberg Dobbs Ferry NY
Heidi Hu Portland Oregon
Mark Ashton Hunt Montecito CA
Tatiana Kropp Malibu CA
Teri Hatcher Studio City CA
Kelsey Grammar Kauai HI
Rand Corp Santa Monica CA
Sheila Taplin Bal Harbor FLA
Penny Franks Playa Del Rey CA
Lily & David Dulan Brentwood CA
Ibrahim Husseini Brentwood CA
Steve&Julie White Newport Beach CA
Joseph Terrell Los Angeles CA
Jon Shestack Hollywood CA
Harold Rothman Manhatten Beach CA
Victor Resnick Santa Monica CA
Crystal Heatherly Los Angeles CA
Matthew Moran West Hollywood CA
Katherine Jarvis & Ross Mackenzie Culver City CA
Douglas Kroll Chicago ILL
Susan Josepher Santa Monica CA
Al Goduti San Francisco CA
Bruce Endsley Irvine CA
Nancy Hyland Santa Monica CA
Virginia Rodriguez Santa Cruz CA
Jeremy Miles& Suzannah Hempel Baldwin Hills CA
Kate & Kelley Serfoss Marina Del Rey CA
Dr. Charles Ball Bareilles Santa Monica CA
Sharon Barr Los Angeles CA
Daniel Hsieh Hancock Park CA
Elana Horwich Century City CA
Barbara Kelly North Hollywood CA
Kiersten Van Horne Los Angeles CA
Karl Kras Santa Barbara CA
Jacinto Hernandez Studio City CA
Chris Gray Calabasas CA
Christy Reich Hollywood CA
Nadia Mateen Malibu CA
Gracinha Viterbo Estoril Portugal
Jack Marjik Los Angeles CA
Elizabeth O’Neil Santa Monica CA
Eliot Sloan Burlington VT
Geoff and Laura Ledet Valley Village CA
Krista Wallace Newport Beach CA
Jan Williamson Santa Monica CA
Cheryl Woodford San Francisco CA
Steven Yeager Venice CA
Cory Everson-Donia Calabasas CA
Wade Killefer/Barbara Flammang Santa Monica CA
Linda Jassim & Gwynne Pugh Santa Monica CA
Charles Weingarten Annenberg Santa Monica CA
Marie Doree Delchair Dubreil Cannes France
President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson Reykjavik Iceland

RAND Corporation Pardee Graduate School Santa Monica CA
Community of Angels Project Los Angeles CA
Maison 140 Beverly Hills CA
Avalon Hotel Beverly Hills CA
The Viceroy Hotel Santa Monica CA
Viceroy Palm Springs CA
VICEROYcommission.-739x1024Selected Press
Huffington Post Arts . Samantha Macovsky  
Artillery Magazine 
Huffington Post Review
Huffington Post Article 
ArtScene Review 
California Home & Design
Access Hollywood
LA Times feature story
New York Times Featured Painting
Interior Design Magazine
Los Angeles Times
LA Downtown News
Angeleno Magazine featured article


Rock/Light Lumen Press 2017    

Rock/Light -Lumen Press – Joshua Elias . ltd edition Paintings & Poetic flash fiction
Modern Glamour .Regan Books . -Kelly Wearstler
Repositioning Weather  -Dr Tracy Biga MacLean
Everything I know about Art -Michael Napoliello
The Nature of Color – Gloria Janoff



Celebrities4Charity – Riverside
Pharmaka Art Auction-Los Angeles
Long Beach Museum of Art
Our House Foundation
Centre Theatre – Mark Taper
Shelter Foundation
Surfrider Foundation
S.R.O. Housing
Live painting
With 24-piece ERATO orchestra
Kodak Center Hollywood
Art Share/Fussfactory
“The Story of Glass”  Los Angeles
“Earthworks” Copper Canyon College
Design, Art, and Architecture, SMC
Sylvana Barrett  Getty  Consultant /Historical Techniques
Otis School of Design- MFA Studio Art 1990
Santa Monica City College
B.F.A. San Diego State University 1983
Seminars/ Participants/Moderated (selected)
Iceland Writers Retreat April 2016/2017
CalArts CHANCE Conference California Nevada border
Jean Baudrillard
Claremont Colleges, Intermedia Studies
Elias Speech “ the Living Artist “
Cal State LA – Critical Thinking/Creative Thinking in Business
Elias Speech “ Getting Comfortable with Mystery”
Media Ecology Soul Salon Archival Interview, The State of Art

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