Dan Monteavaro

Dan Monteavaro

West Hollywood, CA, United States

About Dan Monteavaro

Dan Monteavaro dba MONCHO 1929
(Puerto Rico, b. 1975)

Originally from South Bronx, Moncho 1929’s practice expands to London, Milan, Los Angeles and Seoul. Being deeply influenced by global aesthetics and the urban artwork that surrounds his daily life. Moncho 1929’s practice continues to evolve yet stays true to challenging contemporary societal notions.

His work has been featured in various solo and group exhibitions all over the United States, and the world such as the Perez Art Museum in Miami, or Gallery Ann in Seoul, Korea. Today, his artwork can be found in the multiple private, city, and corporate collections; from LA Clippers to the French Consulate of the US, and from Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Co, to the Public Art collections of cities like Glendale, Los Angeles, and West Hollywood.

Currently lives and works out of Los Angeles.

Education

St. John the Divine Cathederal apprenticeship under Gregg Wyatt for sculpture
Buffalo University BFA
Ramapo College

Exhibitions

Solo Exhibitions

2016
Moncho 1929, Bruce Lurie Gallery, Culver City, CA.
Organically Known, Lab Art LA, Los Angeles, CA.
Metro Dreams, Gabba Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
2015
Playground Bully, O Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
2014
Versus, Lab Art, Los Angeles, CA.
2013
Conversations, Wallspace Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
Conversations, Soho House, Los Angeles, CA.
2012
Moncho 1929 at Fine Art Fair, Bruce Lurie Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
VS, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA.
2011
Moncho 1929, Horace Mann Academy, New York, NY.
Pixel Tenement, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA.
2007
Rainy Day, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA.
Group Shows
2018
Street Surface Benefit Exhibition, Venice, CA.
Art at the Rendon, Los Angeles CA.
Into Action, LA Art Show, Los Angeles, CA.
2017
25 Years Later; Race Riots and Reform,
Gallery 38, Los Angeles, CA.
Street Art for ACLU, Benefit Exhibition, Los Angeles, CA.
Aqua Art Miami, Gallery 38, Miami, FL.
Nomenclature, Art + Design Collabs, Los Angeles, CA.
Summer Street Art Show, DTR Modern, Boston, MA.
2016
Art Unified, LA Art Show, Los Angeles, CA.
Juried Exhibition, PAMM + Los Angeles Art Association, Los Angeles, CA.
Moncho & Dieter, Bruce Lurie Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
The Point, Kit Ace, El Segundo, CA.
2015
Contemporary Today, ZenerSchon Contemporary, San Francisco, CA.
Murgello Fine Art, LA Art Show, Los Angeles, CA.
2014
ZS Contemp, ZenerSchon Contemporary, San Francisco, CA.
Rawr, Gabba Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Graffik, Lab Art x Graffik, London, UK.
LA International Art Show, Los Angeles, CA.
2013
Scope Art Fair, Art Unified, Miami, FL.
Exhibit Auction, Skirball Museum, Los Angeles, CA. Hampton’s Art Fair, Bruce Lurie Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY.
Houston HFAF Art Fair, Cheryl Hazan Gallery, Houston, TX.
2012
Art Hamptons, Bruce Lurie Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY.
Los Angeles Artwalk, Wallspace LA, Los Angeles, CA.
Venice Artwalk and Auction, Google Headquarters, Venice, CA.
It Goes Pop, Bruce Lurie Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
Mark My Words, Cheryl Hazan Gallery, Tribeca, Ny.
D’Larosa, Bruce Lurie Gallery, Boca Raton, FL.
2011
Latino Artbeat, Artshare Space, Los Angeles, CA.
End of an Empire, MCLA Gallery 51, North Adams, MA.
2010
Get Art III, Siren Studios, Los Angeles, CA.
Tops in Ten, Mark Berrie Center Ramapo College, Ramsey, NJ.
2009
Open Show, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA.
Out There, Western Projects, Los Angeles, CA.
2007
Where is LA? Gallery Hangar 1018, Los Angeles, CA. Sparkling Fresh, Gallery Chashama, New York, NY.
Los Angeles Art Show, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA.
2006
Saturation and Surface, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA. Contemporary, Galley Ann, Seoul, Korea.
KFAGA, Dana Insa Art, Seoul, Korea.
2005
50/50 Show, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA.
In the Abstract, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA. Open Show, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA.
Public Art
2018 Mural, San Antonio, TX.
Mural on Melrose, Los Angeles, CA.
2017 City Hall, West Hollywood, CA.
Mural, South Beach Miami, FL.
Pop up Mural, LA Live, Los Angeles, CA. National Mural Tour, Atomic Bomb.
Wall Space Mural, Los Angeles, CA.
Origami Mural, Los Angeles, CA.
Pop up Mural, Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA. Phoenix for Lewis Howes Studio, West Hollywood, CA.
2016 Mural, Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf, Los Angeles, CA.
2015 Collaborative mural, Echo Park, Los Angeles, CA.
2014 Mural Conservancy of LA + Google Arts & Culture, Los Angeles, CA. Mural, Sound Night Club Art Mural, Los Angeles, CA.
Interviews & Documentaries
2016 CNN Español Interview
2015 ABC 7 News Interview NPR + SCPR Interview
2014 Art and Seeking
Art; Just Another Canvas Documentary
Residencies
2015 Smile South Central
2011 Horace Mann Academy, New York, NY. Patron Art Residency, Los Angeles, CA.
1994-96 St John Divine Cathedral Apprenticeship
Grants, Awards & Features
2017 Warren Buffet’s Berkadia, Washington DC. Universal Pictures “Atomic Blonde”
San Pedro Mural Project
2016 City of Los Angeles city beautification award New Amsterdam National Campaign Paramount Pictures “Star Trek: Beyond”
2015 Google Street