BIO

Originally from Union City, New Jersey, Eduardo Mendieta has been living in West Palm Beach, FL for the last 20 years. Starting at a young age he was interested in graffiti and the fine arts. Now at the age of 40 he is showing in various locations throughout South Florida, and being featured in publications such as XS Magazine, City Link Magazine, Palm Beach Times, FreePress Magazine, and Closer Magazine throughout   the years of 1997 to 2002. While also being selected to participate in the 1999 Hortt Exhibition, Museum of Art in Fort Lauderdale. Eduardo is currently working as a graphic designer, and after an eight year interim has finally returned to his artwork. 


Within the last two years his work has been displayed all throughout South Florida in such areas including Palm Beach International Airport as part of the Palm Beach County Arts in Public Places Program; Jan & Gary Dario Gallery, Palm Beach State College; STUDIO 1608, West Palm Beach, part of Right Here Right Now SPRING GROUP SHOW; GAB Studio, Miami Art District, Group Show; Area 23 Art Gallery, Miami Art District, 20x20, Group Show; Art Nouveau, Group Show; Art Heart, Group Show; Gallery 101, Fort Lauderdale, Group Show, JF Gallery, West Palm Beach, Group Show and Lois Brezinski Gallery, West Palm Beach, FL.


In the last year his work has progressed from mere canvas and paper to large scale murals located throughout Downtown West Palm Beach. Two of these murals have been in association with the Downtown Development Authority of West Palm Beach. He has also collaborated on three other murals with various artists. Eduardo was also a featured artist in the New Era South Florida Graffiti Expo, FatVillage Art District, Fort Lauderdale, FL; Art After Dark, Norton Museum, West Palm Beach. Other achievements being painting two large scale murals as a feature artist in the 46 for XLVI Superbowl Indianapolis Mural Project, Indiana and painting four more murals for Art Basel week in Wynwood Art District, Miami, FL. He was also featured in the May 2011 issue of City Link, June 24, 2011 issue of the Palm Beach Daily News, July 2011 issue of Palm Beach Illustrated and Nuvo, Indy’s alternative voice, December issue. In 2012 his work will be displayed in MIA, Miami International Art Fair, Art Palm Beach and Wynwood Art Fair, Miami, FL. 

 


Education

Palm Beach State College AA in fine arts


Exhibitions

  • 1999 Hortt Exhibition Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, Group Show
  • Palm Beach international Airport, West Palm Beach, Group Show
  • Jan & Gary Dario Gallery, Palm Beach State College, Lake Worth, Solo Show
  • STUDIO 1608, West Palm Beach, Group Show
  • GAB Studio, Miami, Group Show
  • Area 23 Art Gallery, Miami, Group Show
  • Art Nouveau, West Palm Beach, Group Show
  • Art Heart, Fort Lauderdale, Group Show
  • Gallery 101, Fort Lauderdale, Group Show
  • JF Gallery, West Palm Beach, Group Show
  • Lois Brezinski Gallery, West Palm Beach, Group Show
  • Art After Dark, Norton Museum, West Palm Beach, Live Art
  • The Take Over Pop Up, Miami, Group Show
  • Rosenzweig Art Gallery, West Palm Beach, Group Show
  • Yo Space, Miami, Group Show
  • Project Fine Art, Fort Lauderdale, Group Show
  • Art That Feeds, Miami, Group Show
  • Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, Group Show
  • End Child Prostitution & Trafficking - USA Art Auction, New York, Group Show
  • Collaboration, West Palm Beach, Group Show
  • Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery, Lake Worth, Group Show
  • Gallery 2014, Hollywood, FL, Solo Show (currently being represented by)
  • Artivist Artist Gallery, Boynton Beach, Group Show


Professional Experience
Mural Artist:

  • DownTown Development Authority, West Palm Beach, FL
  • 46 for XLVI Superbowl Indianapolis, Indianapolis Art Council, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Yo Walls, Miami, FL
  • South Florida Graffiti Expo, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Build A Better Block, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Bay Project, Boynton Beach Art District, Boynton Beach, FL
  • Lake Worth Community Redevelopment Agency, Lake Worth, FL
  • LULA Lake Worth Mural Project, Lake Worth, FL
  • Downtown Hollywood Mural Project, Hollywood, FL
  • Roosevelt Elementary School Reading Buddies Mural, funded privately by Engineer Tax Services, West Palm Beach, FL
  • Stairwell Mural for penthouse Related Group, Hallendale Beach, FL
  • Keys to the City, painted piano Kretzer Piano Foundation, West Palm Beach, FL
  • Harolds Cafe Mural, West Palm Beach, FL
  • Cabo Flats Restaurant Murals, Delray Beach and Palm Beach Gardens, FL
  • Beir Garten Mural, CityPlace, Artist & Project Manager, West Palm Beach, FL
Bibliography

XS Magazine, FL 1997

City Link, FL 1998

Palm Beach Times, FL 1998

Free Press Magazine, FL 1998

Closer Magazine, FL 2000

City Link, FL 2011

Palm Beach Daily News, FL, June 24, 2011

Palm Beach Illustrated, FL, 2011

Nuvo, Indy's Alternative Voice, Indiana, 2012

Palm Beach Post, FL, September 9, 2012

Indy Star, Indiana, 2012

South Florida City Guide, 2013

Hollywood Gazette, FL April 2013

South Florida Sun Sentinnal, July 2013

The Palm Beach Post, FL August 2013

The Palm Beach Post, FL October 2013

Palm Beach Illustrator, FL October 2013

Fort Lauderdale Magazine, FL November 2013

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