Ultrascape #18, Oil on canvas, 60 x72 inches, 2022
Jerrin Wagstaff is a Utah based artist who also works in Los Angeles, CA. His current body of work addresses the nature of American mythology through the lens of 19th century Romantic landscape painting.
In 2021, Wagstaff completed the artist-in-residence program at Modern West Fine Art Gallery in Salt Lake City, UT which culminated in the solo exhibition ULTRASCAPES! He has also had solo exhibitions at Another Year in LA, Los Angeles, CA and Nox Contemporary, Salt Lake City, UT. His work has been included in group shows at the Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA; Melissa Morgan Fine Art, Palm Springs, CA; Center for Contemporary Art, Sacramento, CA; San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA; the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City, UT; and CUAC Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City, UT.
In addition to his professional art practice, Jerrin Wagstaff is a contributor for the Contemporary Art Digest and has taught for 12 years at colleges and universities in California and Utah. He earned his MFA from California State University, Long Beach, in 2006 and his BFA from Brigham Young University in 2003. Wagstaff is represented by Modern West in Salt Lake City, UT.
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