Aaron De La Cruz
Limited Edition Gallery Collection 2017
San Francisco, CA
Born in Los Angeles in 1980, Aaron De La Cruz now lives and works in San Francisco. From his wooden sculptures and large-scale outdoor murals to his stark two-dimensional ink paintings and installations, De La Cruz bridges the gaps between fine art and design to create art that is simultaneously practical and decorative.
His process relies on a simplistic yet striking visual vocabulary, striving to strike an equilibrium but without the expectation of perfection. There are no do-overs; what you see is what you get. De La Cruz’s art has a natural ebb and flow and builds on the movement, spontaneity, and decision-making of the day to day. As a husband, father of three, and fine artist, he certainly understands the challenge of maintaining an everyday balance.
De La Cruz has exhibited most recently at Honolulu’s Loft in Space, where he is a regular contributor to the seminal Pow Wow arts and culture annual event. Previous exhibitions include Known Gallery in Los Angeles, which followed his acclaimed large-scale showing at the Arkitip Project Space in 2012. De La Cruz has exhibited in Australia, Berlin, Hong Kong, Hawaii, Los Angeles, New York, and Art Basel and has produced collaborations with Diesel/55DSL (Italy), Birkenstock (Germany), and Casio G-Shock (Taiwan).