Gajin Fujita
Selected works
Gajin Fujita<br>
Southland Standoff, 2013<br>
12k and 24k gold leaf, spray paint, paint markers, mean streak on wood panels<br>
8 panels, overall: 84 x 176 in. (213.4 x 447 cm)<br>
Collection of Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.
Gajin Fujita<br>
Mystic Magic, 2014<br>
spray paint, paint marker, acrylic, 24K and 12K gold leaf on wood panel<br>
24 x 16 in. (61 x 40.6 cm)
Gajin Fujita<br>
Pacific Ghost, 2014<br>
spray paint, acrylic paint, paint markers, mean streaks, 24kt. and 12kt. gold on wood panel<br>
6 panels, overall: 72 x 120 in. (182.9 x 304.8 cm)
Drawings
L.A. Louver, 2014
Gajin Fujita <br>
Study of Southland Standoff (Black Warrior), 2014<br>
Pencil, spray paint on archival paper<br>
sheet: 46 x 69 in. (116.8 x 175.3 cm)
Gajin Fujita <br>
Study for Bewitched, 2010<br>
pencil, ink and spray paint on paper<br>
57 x 85 3/4 in. (144.8 x 217.8 cm)<br>
Framed: 61 x 89 in. (154.9 x 226.1 cm)
Gajin Fujita <br>
Study of Sky High (Crane), 2007<br>
spraypaint and pencil on paper<br>
15 3/4 x 22 3/4 in. (40 x 57.8 cm)<br>
Framed: 23 1/2 x 30 in. (59.7 x 76.2 cm)
Installation photography<br>
Gajin Fujita: Drawings
Installation photography<br>
Gajin Fujita: Drawings
Made in L.A.
L.A. Louver, 2011
Gajin Fujita <br>
High Voltage, 2011<br>
white gold and gold leaf, spray paint and paint marker on five wood panels<br>
48 x 80 in. (121.9 x 203.2 cm)<br>
Private collection
Gajin Fujita<br>
Roof Top, 2010<br>
spray paint, paint marker, Mean Streak paint stick, gold, white gold and platinum leaf on wood panel<br>
five panels: 60 x 90 in. (152.4 x 228.6 cm) overall
Gajin Fujita <br>
East vs. West, 2010<br>
spray paint, paint marker, Mean Streak paint stick, gold, white gold and platinum leaf on wood panel<br>
12 panels at 84 x 22 in (213.4 x 55.9 cm)<br>
overall: 84 x 264 in (213.4 x 670.6 cm)<br>
Private collection
Installation photography<br>
Gajin Fujita: Made in L.A.
Installation photography<br>
Gajin Fujita: Made in L.A.
Work from 2009
Gajin Fujita <br>
Transcend, 2009<br>
white and yellow gold leaf, acrylic, spray paint
and paintmarker on wood panel<br>
24 x 16 in. (61 x 40.6 cm)<br>
Private collection
Gajin Fujita<br>
Howl, 2009<br>
gold leaf, spray paint, acrylic on wood panel<br>
60 x 108 in. (152.4 x 274.3 cm)
Gajin Fujita <br>
Cowboy (Year of the Ox), 2009<br>
gold leaf, acrylic, paint marker, spray paint 
and Mean Streak on panel<br>
48 x 32 in. (121.9 x 81.3 cm)<br>
Private collection
Prospect.1 New Orleans
New Orleans, LA 2009
Gajin Fujita <br>
The Saints, 2008<br>
gold leaf, acrylic, spray paint, and paint marker on wood panel <br>
72 x 108 in. (182.9 x 274.3 cm) - 6 panels<br>
Collection of U.S. Biennial Inc./Prospect New Orleans
Works from 2007
Gajin Fujita <br>
Pacific Front, 2008<br>
silver, yellow gold, spray paint, paint marker & Mean Streak on wood panels<br>
Overall: 48 x 48 in (121.9 x 121.9 cm) (3 panels)<br>
Private collection
Gajin Fujita<br>
Tail Whip, 2007<br>
gold & silver leaf, acrylic, paint marker, spray paint and Mean Streak on 6 panels<br>
48 x 96 in. (121.9 x 243.8 cm)
Gajin Fujita <br>
Ship Wrek, 2007<br>
gold leaf, acrylic, paint marker, spray paint and Mean Streak on panel<br>
84 x 120 in. (213.4 x 304.8 cm) (6 panels)<br>
Private collection
Gajin Fujita <br>
True Blue Dragon, 2007<br>
yellow & white gold leaf, acrylic, spray paint and Mean Streak on wood panel<br>
72 x 108 in. (182.9 x 274.3 cm) (6 panels)<br>
Private collection
Twilight Blush
L.A. Louver, 2006
Gajin Fujita <br>
Fatal Match, 2006<br>
gold & silver leaf, acrylic, paint marker, spray paint and Mean Streak on wood panel<br>
Six Panels Overall: 83 x 126 in. (210.8 x 320 cm)<br>
Each Panel : 83 x 21 in. (210.8 x 53.3 cm)<br>
Private collection
Gajin Fujita <br>
Drawing from Fatal Match, 2006<br>
spraypaint, paint marker and pencil on paper<br>
84 x 77 1/8 in. (213.4 x 195.9 cm)<br>
Private collection
Gajin Fujita <br>
Slow & Easy, 2006<br>
gold & silver leaf, acrylic, paint marker, spray paint and Mean Streak on 6 wood panels<br>
72 x 96 in. (182.9 x 243.8 cm)<br>
Private collection
Installation photography<br>
Gajin Fujita: Twilight Blush
Installation photography<br>
Gajin Fujita: Twilight Blush
Zephyr:
Paintings by Gajin Fujita

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO 2006
Gajin Fujita <br>
Clash of the Titans, 2002 - 2006<br>
gold and white gold leaf, spraypaint, acrylic, Mean Streak and paint marker on panel<br>
12 Panels<br>
Each Panel: 48 x 16 in. (121.9 x 40.6 cm) Overall: 48 x 192 in. (121.9 x 487.7 cm)<br>
Private collection
Gajin Fujita <br>
Trance, 2002<br>
spraypaint, acrylic & white gold leaf on wood panel<br>
8 x 20 in (20.3 x 50.8 cm) diptych<br>
Private collection
Installation photography<br>
Zephyr: Paintings by Gajin Fujita
Installation photography<br>
Zephyr: Paintings by Gajin Fujita
Contemporary Projects 9: Gajin Fujita and Pablo Vargas Lugo
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA 2006
Gajin Fujita <br>
Ride or Die, 2005 <br>
gold and white gold leaf, paint marker, spray paint and Mean Streak <br>
Six Panels Overall: 83 x 126 in. (210.8 x 320 cm) / Each: 83 x 21 in. (210.8 x 53.3 cm)<br>
Collection of the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art and Design, Kansas City, MO
Gajin Fujita <br>
Red Light District, 2005<br>
gold and white gold leaf, paint marker, spray paint, acrylic, and Mean Streak<br>
Twelve panels overall: 72 x 192 in. (182.9 x 487.7 cm) / Each: 72 x 16 in. (182.9 x 40.6 cm)<br>
Private collection
Gajin Fujita <br>
Carp Boy, 2004<br>
spraypaint, acrylic & white gold leaf on wood panel<br>
8 x 20 in. (20.3 x 50.8 cm)
Private collection
Wicked Beauty
L.A. Louver, 2002
Gajin Fujita <br>
Dream, 2002<br>
spray paint, acrylic & gold leaf on wood panels<br>
48 x 96 in (121.9 x 243.8 cm)<br>
Private collection
Gajin Fujita <br>
Gold State Warriors, 2002 <br>
spray paint, acrylic & gold and white gold leaf on wood panels <br>
60 x 16 in (152.4 x 30.5 cm) each<br>
60 x 192 in (152.4 x 487.7 cm) overall (12 panels) <br>
Private collection
Gajin Fujita <br>
K2S Crew, 2002<br>
spraypaint, acrylic, gold and white gold leaf on six wood panels<br>
60 x 16 in (152.4 x 40.6 cm) each<br>
60 x 96 in (152.4 x 243.8 cm) overall<br>
Private collection
Gajin Fujita <br>
East Side Los Angels, 2003<br>
acrylic, spray paint, gold & white gold leaf on wood panels<br>
60 x 16 in (52.4 x 40.6 cm) ea.<br>
60 x 96 in (152.4 x 243.8 cm) overall (six panels)<br>
Collection of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
Installation photography<br>
Gajin Fujita: Wicked Beauty
Installation photography<br>
Gajin Fujita: Wicked Beauty
Gajin Fujita <br>
Ally, 2001<br>
spray paint, acrylic & gold leaf on wood panel<br>
20 x 48 in. (50.8 x 121.9 cm)<br>
Private collection
Gajin Fujita <br>
L.A. L.A. Land, 2001<br>
spray paint, acrylic, silver & gold leaf on wood panels<br>
18 x 41 in (45.7 x 104.1 cm)<br>
Private collection
Bio

1972 Born, Los Angeles, CA
Lives and works Los Angeles, CA

Education:
2000 MFA, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV
1997 BFA, Otis College of Art & Design, Westchester, CA
1990 - 93 Attended East Los Angeles College, CA

selected biography

Selected L.A. Louver exhibitions
Selected museum exhibitions
Art Gallery of New South Wales
Sydney, Australia
25 Oct 2014 - 4 Oct 2015
Navy Pier
Chicago, IL
18 Jun 2012 - 18 Jun 2013
Pacific Asia Museum
Pasadena, CA
20 Apr 2012 - 7 Oct 2012
Belvedere Museum
Vienna, Austria
15 Mar 2012 - 17 Jun 2012
Video




Selected articles
Paton, Justin. "Gajin Fujita: Street Theatre"
Art and Australia. December 2014.
full article, PDF | www.artandaustralia.com

Knight, Christopher. "MOCA's 'Art in the Streets' gets the big picture wrong"
Los Angeles Times. 29 May 2011.
full article, PDF

Campbell, Clayton. "Gajin Fujita"
Contemporary. December 2008.
full article, PDF
Leopold, Shelley. "Gajin Fujita"
Juxtapoz. October 2007.
full article, PDF

Leopold, Shelley. "Native-san"
LA Weekly, LA People 2007, Wednesday, 9 May 2007.
full article, PDF

Pagel, David "A magical dangerour landscape"
Los Angeles Times. 24 November 2006.
full article, PDF
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