Curriculum Vitae

Jared Circusbear is a Designer Toy Artist and Illustrator. His toys and sculptures are created with miniature detail, and often feature icons from popular culture. Through his gallery affiliations, he has partnered with companies like Disney, Netflix, DreamWorks, Paramount Pictures, and the Adult SwimNetwork to create pop culture inspired artwork for official releases.

 

Education

Master of Fine Arts, The University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 2012

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE 2010

Summer residence program, Savannah College of Art and Design, 2004

Summer residence program, Kansas City Art Institute, 2003

 

Gallery Affiliations

 

Gallery 1988 - 7308 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046

Hero Complex Gallery - 2020 S. Robertson Blvd D, Los Angeles, CA 90034

Mothership Gallery - 223 W. Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19123

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019     Ruffelz, Toy Con UK, London UK

2019     Bang!Bang!Bang! Streams Gallery, Beijing, China 

2019     LA Local, Gallery 1988, Los Angeles, CA

2019     World War Yeti, Mothership Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

2018     DesignerCon, Anaheim Convention Center, MartianToys, Anaheim, CA

2018     Dia de Los Deadbear, Mothership Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2018     Crazy4Cult 12, Gallery 1988, Los Angeles, CA

2018     Magic The Gathering, Gallery 1988, Los Angeles, CA

2018     Lunar Beast, Flabslab (Culture Cartel Convention), Singapore 

2018     Falling Apart, New York Comic Con (Mothership Toy Gallery), New York, NY

2018     Gallery 1988 x WWE, Gallery 1988, Los Angeles, CA 

2018     My Milkshake Brings all the Toys to the Yard, Mothership Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2018     Super Mario Super Art Show, Bottleneck Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 

2018     Frankenstein 200, Corey Helford Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2018     Monster Beach Party, Mothership Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2018     Idiot Box II, Gallery 1988, Los Angeles, CA

2018     Mattel, Gallery 1988, Los Angeles, CA 

2018     Blacklight II, Hero Complex Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2018     Steal Your Heart, Five Points Festival (Brooklyn Expo Center), Brooklyn, NY

2018     Paper Pushers, Gallery 1988, Los Angeles, CA

2018     Boo! Toy Con UK, London, UK

2018     30 Years Later, Gallery 1988, Los Angeles, CA

2018     Monty Python, Gallery 1988, Los Angeles, CA

2018     Yetipocalypse, Mothership Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2018     Fake Theme Parks, Gallery 1988, Los Angeles, CA

2018     In the Name of Monster, Gallery Nucleus, Alhambra, CA

2018     Animal Kingdom, Gallery 1988, Los Angeles, CA

 

2017     John McTiernan, Hero Complex Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2017     Crazy4Cult11, Gallery 1988, Los Angeles, CA

2017     Happy Halloweenmas, Mothership Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2017     Thor: Ragnarok Art Showcase, Hero Complex Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2017     Not Another Skull Show, New York Comic Con (Javits Center), New York, NY

2017     Focus Features, Gallery 1988, Los Angeles, CA 

2017     Bojack Horseman, Gallery 1988, Los Angeles, CA

2017     30 Years Later, Gallery 1988, Los Angeles, CA 

2017     How Did This Get Made? Gallery 1988, Los Angeles, CA

2017     Blacklight, Hero Complex Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2017     Stephen King, Gallery 1988, Los Angeles, CA

2017     Colossal Colossus, Toy Con UK, London, UK

2017     Excelsior! Hero Complex Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

2017     Memes, Gallery 1988, Los Angeles, CA

2017     Don’t Cry, Mac, Gallery 1988, Los Angles, CA

2017     Rick and Morty, Gallery 1988, Los Angeles, CA

 

2016     Plastic And Heroes Group Show, Plastic&Heroes, San Jose, CA

2016     The Coens, Gallery 1988, Los Angles, CA

2016     Another Art Show About Nothing, Gallery 1988, Los Angeles, CA 

2016     Labyrinths and Monsters, Creature Features, Burbank, CA

2016     Tiny Tales, Gallery 1988, Los Angeles, CA

2016     Crazy4Cult, Gallery 1988, Los Angeles, CA

2016     Eat My Shorts 3, The Arthouse, Fresno, CA

2016     20 Years Later, Gallery 1988, Los Angeles, CA

2016     DreamWorks: Voltron Legendary Defender, Hero Complex Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2016     Idiot Box 2016, Gallery 1988, Los Angeles, CA

2016     Bob’s Burgers, Gallery 1988, Los Angeles, CA

2016    30 Years Later, Gallery 1988, Los Angles, CA

2016     Legend of Zelda, Hero Complex Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2016     Zoolander, Gallery 1988, Los Angeles, CA

 

2015    Console Wars, Gallery 1988, Los Angles, CA

2015     Crazy 4 Cult 9, Gallery 1988, Los Angeles, CA

2015     The Monster Maker: Featuring Rick Baker, Hero Complex Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2015     An Art Show About Nothing, Galley 1988, Los Angeles, CA

2015     CLUE, Gallery 1988, Los Angeles, CA

2015     Idiot Box 2, Gallery 1988, Los Angeles, CA

2015     Postcard Correspondence, Gallery 1988, Los Angeles, CA

2015     Is This Thing On? Gallery 1988, Los Angeles, CA

 

 

Media and Publications

Studio Visit Magazine- The Open Studios Press, Volume 17, 2012, pg. 66-67

Legend of Five Rings- Alderac Entertainment Group, Stronger Than Steel, Doji Nobuhide, Copyright 2007

Legend of Five Rings- Alderac Entertainment Group, Stronger Than Steel, Temple of the Righteous Emperor, Copyright 2007