Aaron Sandnes holds an MFA from Cal Arts (2007) and a BFA from U.C., Irvine. (2003). His innerdisciplinary practice is rooted in themes of political violence, protest and resistance, cultural alienation, and the philosophy of speed, all while embracing poetics of minimal gestures and the power to contribute towards social change. Aaron is a recipient of the California Community Foundation grant (2016) and has exhibited his work in Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Miami, London, England, Zurich, Switzerland, Basel, Switzerland, Oslo, Norway, and Tijuana, Mexico. Aaron lives and works in Los Angeles.