EXHIBITIONS AND EXPOSURE

- CREDENTIALS AND WHATNOT -

What I've done since I've been doing it.


LUCKY BANDANA DESIGN (Jonathon Ortiz-Smykla)
est. 2010


Bachelor of Environmental Design (Auburn University)
Master of Landscape Architecture (Auburn University College of Architecture, Design and Construction, 2002)

- Produced and Co-Curated w/ Artist Bruce Helander (May 2017) 'Picture Perception: a Student Exhibition' - Dreyfoos School of the Arts Photography Students, Isabel Saad Photography, Lot 23 Student Artworks
- Produced and Curated (March-April 2017) 3rd Annual 'Collaborations and Mixed Media', 50+ Artists - Sponsorship by Ferrari Club of America : Palm Beach Chapter, West Palm Beach CRA, Tito's Handmade Vodka, DJ Cole Rippe, OMYoga, Northwood Main Street, Whole Foods Market West Palm Beach
- Produced and Hosted (February 2017) 'Three Amigos: Bruce Helander - Steven J. Manolis - Miles Slater featuring new paintings by Jill Krutick' - Sponsorship by Whole Foods Market West Palm Beach
- 20th Anniversary ArtPalmBeach - Booth 611  - The Gallery at CCE Group Exhibition (Produced and Exhibited) - Artists Exhibited: Jose Delbo, David Hayes, Bruce Helander, Greg Matthews, Jonathon Ortiz-Smykla ('Americana'), Dede Pickering, Seth Resnick, Edwina Sandys, Kathryn Adele Schumacher
- Produced and Hosted (January 2017) 'Two Visions, One World' - Fine Art Photography of Seth Resnick and Dede Pickering - Sponsorship by Whole Foods Market West Palm Beach
- Produced and Co-Curated w/ Artist Greg Matthews Group Exhibition (November & December 2016) 'Wild Florida' - Group Photography Exhibition, Open Call Competition with guest Juror Clyde Butcher - Partner Charity, South Florida Wildlands (Jupiter, FL) - Sponsorship by Local Brand Only, Searcy Law, Coastal Source, Tanks-A-Lot,  
  OMYoga, West Palm Beach CRA, Accomplice Brewery & Ciderworks
- Co-Produced and Hosted Group Exhibition (September & October 2016) 'Collaboration: African Diaspora' featuring the Florida Highwaymen - Partnership with ATB Fine Artists (WPB, FL)
- Produced and Curated Group Exhibition (June & July 2016) 'Illustrated: Modern Pop Art' featuring Jose Delbo, 18 Artists, Sponsorship by Black Coral Rum, Pop Rocks!, Whole Foods Market, Soundproof Productions, Manny Cartoons! - featured Partners: Craig McInnis Studios, Hennevelt's Gallery, Ink&Pistons Tattoo, The Rickie Report, 
   SlushBox Gallery
- Produced Master Artist Workshop, 'Master Collage Artist Bruce Helander' at Center for Creative Education
- Produced and Curated Group Exhibition (March & April 2016), 2nd Annual 'Collaborations and Mixed Mediums', 46+ Artists, 80+ works of art. Sponsorship by Due South Brewing, Nyce Images Photography, DJ  Cole Rippe, Easel Art Palm Beach, Preferred Parking, Palm Beach Prestige Auto, West Palm Beach CRA.
- Produced and Co-Curated w/Artist Bruce Helander (February 2016), 'Three The Art Way: Rabinowitz-Sandys-Schumacher'. Three Artist exhibition, 90+ works of art.  Sponsorship by BreakThru Beverage Florida and  Pianist Barbara Gomulka
- Produced Master Artist Lecture, 'Master Sculptor David Hayes' at Center for Creative Education
- Produced and Curated Group Exhibition (January 2016), 'Mixing It Up' in conjunction with ArtSynergy and ArtPalmBeach 2016.  12 Local Artists, 80+ works of art. Sponsorship by Malakor Thai Cafe, DJ Charlie,  Civil Society Brewing, West Palm Beach CRA
- Produced and Curated Group Exhibition (December 2015), Northwood Village Fine Art Exhibition in The Gallery at CCE.  Select works from 7 area Galleries and 2 Independent Artists. Sponsorships by Table 427, Malakor Thai Cafe, DJ Cole Rippe, West Palm Beach CRA
- Solo Exhibition (2015) 'Pop Rocks' at Harold's Coffee Lounge (Northwood Village, West Palm Beach, FL). A selection of rock art related works featuring gig posters.
- (2015) Became Gallery and Events Manager in The Gallery at Center for Creative Education (CCE)
- Produced and Hosted 'Collaborations and Mixed Mediums' a Charitable Fine Art Exhibition at Center for Creative Education (Northwood Village).  Group Exhibition: 30 Artists, 80 Works of Art.  Sponsorships o  obtained included Tito's Vodka, Onli Premium Sparkling Beverage, Easel Art Palm Beach, A.T.B. Fine Artists, C-Keys Recording   
   and Vinyl, Harold's Coffee Lounge, Table 427, ChrisArt Creations, West Palm Beach  CRA, Lot 23 Artists, Northwood Village ArtX, and Preferred Parking.
- Group Exhbition (2015), Continuum, a Pop-Up Gallery (501 Fern St., West Palm Beach, FL) in conjunction with ArtPalmBeach 2015. Small Works Assemblage; 'Back of the Big House', 'A Raconteur's Journey',    'Oddities'
- Co-Produced 'West Palm Beach Art Sunday' - ArtSynergy Satellite Art District, Northwood Village in conjunction with ArtPalmBeach 2015.
- Group Exhibition (2014), 'Art At The Airport' (Palm Beach International Airport), Juried by Biba St.Croix of Biba Gallery (Worth Avenue, Palm Beach) - 'Untitled' (Mixed Media, Spray Paint on Canvas)
- Group Exhibition (2014), 'What's All The Buzz About 2' @ International Bee Keepers Confrence (WPB, FL) - 'Bee'  (Mixed Media on Board)
- Group Exhibition (2014), 'Mermaids and Mysteries of the Deep' @ Ink & Pistons Slushbox Gallery (WPB, FL) - 'Sushi Anyone?' (Color Pencil and Ink on Watercolor Paper)
- Group Exhibition (2014), 'What's All The Buzz About' @ Artists of Palm Beaches Gallery (Lake Park, FL) - 'Bee'  (Mixed Media on Board)
Solo Exhibition (2014), 'Urban Scrawl' @ ActivistArtistA Gallery (Boynton Beach Arts District)
- Group Exhibition (2014), 'Small Works' @ JF Gallery (Antique Row, WPB, FL) - 'American Made Meat Porn'  (Collage on Wood Panel)
- 2014 Wanee Music Festival T-Shirt Design (Official Merchandise sold at Festival - of 250)
- Published in Poster Children  (2013), a book published by Widespread Panic spanning the band's 25+ years of Gig Posters. Published is the 2011, 25th Anniversary Summer Tour Gig Poster at the Paramount Theater in Seattle, WA
- Official Logo Design for Northwood Village ArtX and Northwood Village Art Walk (2013)
- Co-Owner, Curator, Artist In Residence at OSGS [Ortiz-Smykla | Gallery-Studio] (October 2012 to Present)
- Featured Artist through the publication Art Hive Magazine (Facebook, Website) - July 2013
- Featured Artist in Armory Arts Center's (West Palm Beach, FL) 2nd Annual 50/50 Live Art Show (Fall, 2013).
- The Space Between (painting) exhibited at the Premiere Exhibit at Institute for Jewish Living.
- 2013 Wanee Music Festival T-Shirt Design (Official Merchandise sold at Festival - of 250)
- Official Logo Design for 280 CrossFit (Birmingham, AL)
- Official Logo Design for Paddle Surf Buddha (West Palm Beach, FL)
- Featured Artist in Armory Arts Center's (West Palm Beach, FL) First Annual 50/50 Live Art Show (Fall, 2012).
- Into The Blue (painting) exhibited at both Gallery 101 and the Broward Art Guild in Ft.Lauderdale, FL for their respective Abstract Works exhibits, Spring 2012.
- Photography exhibited by the Broward Art Guild
: Took home honors from the Summer Heat Exhibit 2010
- A Song I Heard The Ocean Sing (painting) was exhibited by the Broward Art Guild for the Open Theme Spring exhibit 2011

- Paintings and Photography Represented and Exhibited by RAW Gallery (Northwood Arts District - West Palm Beach, FL) 2012
- Rock Posters commissioned by Widespread Panic, The String Cheese Incident, Hot Tuna, Dark Star Orchestra, and South Florida music venues (2010 to Present)
- Logos and Packaging designs commissioned by Funky Town Mall (online distribution collective)
- Screen Printing and Poster design recognized by the Annual Latino Film Festival (San Diego, CA - 2010 and 2011)
- The New Orleans Museum of Art exhibited Papa Legba (poster) during the 2011 Jazz Fest
- Sony Music Entertainment recognized and honored my Peter Tosh poster design for the reissue set of his classic albums: Legalize It  and Equal Rights
- McGraw Hill publishing utilizes my Spine Art and Icon Designs for past and forthcoming editions of Corrections in the 21st century textbooks
- Numerous charitable donations have been made on my part with select pieces of artwork
- Official Yearbook designs (2011 and 2012) for Roosevelt Middle School (FL)

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Home Base : South Florida
e: jfos44@yahoo.com