San Francisco-based artist Ted Vasin creates a wide range of works, often bound by their digital origins, presented as painting or as sound. Vasin was born in Russia and currently lives and works in San Francisco and is represented by 101/exhibit.
Vasin has exhibited internationally including shows at the 101/exhibit, Limm Art Gallery, Davis Art Center, artMRKT Hamptons, Frey Norris Gallery, Tarryn Teresa Gallery, Sotheby’s New York, Tel Aviv and Amsterdam, Stanford Art Spaces and more. The artist participated in two residencies through programs at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, exhibiting at the Palace of the Legion of Honor and the De Young Art Center. In 2006 Vasin was a recipient of the Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant. His work has been reviewed by the ArtWeek, San Francisco Chronicle, ArtSlant and has been featured in the American Art Collector, New American Paintings, Fashion Week Magazine, Wired Magazine as well as online in Juxtapoz, Hi-Fructoze and Beautiful/Decay.
In April 2012 Ted Vasin heads back to Miami with his Poison Bliss exhibition at 101/Exhibit Gallery—a just-completed collection he began in 2009.
“Poison Bliss” continues Vasin’s tradition of using large-scale canvases to capture his truly exceptional drawing abilities, incorporating twisted iconography, hallucinations and an uncomfortably skewed vantage point. This series evokes the isolation of a man hypnotized by the psychedelic invasion of his body and the world around him, and his violent reaction to the perceived threat. Vasin will appear in person at the April 14th opening, accompanied by his signature electronic music. For more information, visit 101exhibit.com.
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