Felix Quintana

Felix Francisco Quintana (b. 1991) is a visual artist best known for his dynamic photographic light paintings. In 2014, Quintana obtained his B.A. in Studio Art from Humboldt State University in Northern California. He has exhibited his work both nationally and internationally, including the Morris Graves Art Museum in Eureka; 111 Minna Gallery in San Francisco; LAXART in West Hollywood; Vox Populi in Philadelphia; Vincent Price Art Museum in East Los Angeles; and The Dot Project in London, England, among others. Awards and recognitions for his work include the Tom Knight Photography Award, individual Artistic Achievement in Visual Art, and the Presidents Purchase Prize from Humboldt State University.  Since 2015, Quintana has actively taught visual art and photography to inner-city youth in artist-run spaces and non-profit organizations including Las Fotos Project, Slanguage Studio, Self Help Graphics & Art, and currently artworxLA. In 2017, Quintana helped found the Lynwood Union Art & History Gallery at the historic Pacific Electric Depot, and currently, serves as the Vice President of the organization. Quintana currently lives, works, and teaches in Los Angeles, California.