United States of America
Seeing Through The Mind's Eye
Caia Diepenbrock is a multimedia artist originally from Rhode Island, USA. She has been living and working in Los Angeles, CA since graduating from Bard College in New York with a Bachelor’s degree in Studio Arts in 2015.
During Caia’s time at ´ace, she experimented with the process of Photolithography printmaking. Starting by taking photographs around the city at places like the Recoleta Cemetery and the Museo de Artes Decorativos, she then printed these photos out to create collages and further edited them in Photoshop to be later transferred onto aluminum plates. Working in the print studio, she created a series of dynamic prints that explore this process of translation. By starting with what inspired her aesthetically around the city of Buenos Aires and later rearranging, mixing and contrasting these images together, these pieces culminate into a representation of how we as individuals subjectively experience the world around us. The work juxtaposes classical architecture with modern patterns and the ephemeral energy of the sky – a collection entitled DIOSA CIELO / The Sky is A Goddess. Caia continues to work with these ideas and the plates she created at ‘Ace in her studio in Los Angeles.
ABOUT HER PROJECT
Through creating an immersive experience for the viewer, I explore the psychological process of translating the world through our individual perceptions and emotions. How do we experience this act of translating when navigating the visual world? The project is rooted in using materials that reflect light, create dynamic shadows, and shape-shift from different perspectives. In the same vein as an optical illusion, these pieces trick the eye and play with our expectations of reality. The aim is to echo the serenity of existing in the present moment and using our intuition to navigate the world.
1993 | Providence, Rhode Island USA
Lives and works in Los Angeles, California
2015 | Bachelor’s of Studio Art, Bard College Annandale on Hudson, NY , USA
2011 | Certificate in Photography, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, USA
2020 | Monster Children Group Show, Gallery 1700 Naud, LA, USA
2018 | Perimeter Group Show, ARTShare LA, USA
2016 | LEXICON Solo Artist in Residence Show, Lehrer Architects, Los Angeles, USA
2016 | Translations Solo Show, M. Bird Studios, Culver City, California, USA
2016 | Vision Prizm, Part of 7th St. Annex Group Show, California, USA
2021 | Proyecto’ace, Frontiers, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2020 | Proyecto’ace, Shelter, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2016 | Lehrer Architects, Echo Park CA, USA
2018 | Top Ten Artists of the Year, Circle Arts Foundation
2015 | Fund for Visual Learning Grant, Annandale on Hudson NY, USA
2010 | Honorable Mention, Jamestown Art Center, RI, USA