Los Angeles-native Devon Tsuno paints with spray paint and acrylic. His recent body of abstract paintings on handmade papers focuses on the LA landscape’s bodies of water and non-native vegetation. Tsuno currently lives and works in Midcity, Los Angeles and has exhibited internationally in Korea, The Netherlands, Hong Kong, Japan, and New Zealand. Recent solo exhibitions include Azusa Pacific University (Los Angeles), Roppongi 605 (Tokyo), and PØST (Los Angeles). Notable US exhibitions include the Hammer Museum Venice Beach Biennial, Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, Torrance Art Museum, Sam Lee Gallery, PØST, Carl Berg Gallery, Raid Projects, Ruth Bachofner Gallery and Summercamp's ProjectProject. Recent collaborations include projects with Sony, and Finishing School. Tsuno was the artist in residence at Chloë Flores FB, and Stichting Kaus Australis in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Since 2003, Devon has worked as the founder/director of Concrete Walls, an artist run curatorial project that focuses on building community by facilitating collaborations, educational projects, and group exhibitions throughout Southern California. He has been an instructor at CSULB, Cypress College, Cerritos College, Idyllwild Arts, East Los Angeles College, CSSSA at Cal Arts, and the University of La Verne. Tsuno received an MFA from Claremont Graduate University in 2005 and a BFA from Califonia State University, Long Beach in 2002.

photo: Ace Carreterophoto: Ace Carretero