Sheridan Prize for Art

The 2021 Sheridan Prize for Art Archive

"Art knows no bounds, so experimental art is necessary to push the boundaries of normative expectations. To live is to create. Edi has decades-worth of experience with all forms of mediums, both abstract and representational. During his travels to different lands, he expands his perception of what art means for all different people."


Soul Journal Project (2008 – Now) —
Documenting lives and cultures within real communities. Books are self-published.

Clothing and Fashion Design (2017 – Now) —
Light painting (2009 – 2015) — Experimental light and digital paint on 3-D surfaces
Illustration (1995 – Now)
Graphic Design (1999 – Now)
Mural Painting (1999 – Now)

Lookbook.nu —
Fashion Illustrator (2010 – 2016) — Creating an illustrated catalog of fashion from around the world posted by its community
User Interface & User Experience Designer (2011 – 2015)

Burning Man (2008 – 2019) —
Soul Journal Publications (2017, 2018, 2019) — Self-published art and books
Artumnal Gathering (2009, 2018, 2019) — Experimental light art, group exhibition
Precompression (2009, 2017, 2018) — Experimental light art, displaying art
Decompression (2017, 2018, 2019) — Displaying art
Camp Questionmark (2018, 2019) — Stage Design
Phage Camp (2009, 2010) — Experimental light art & Stage Design
Large-scale art (2008 – 2019) — Art Installations

Yi Yan Art Academy, SF (2017 – 2019) — Painting instructor
Young At Art Studio, Cupertino (1995 – 1999) — Painting instructor

Academy of Art University, MFA (2004 – 2007)


Shows and Exhibitions :

2021 – Box Shop Mural Project – Sponsored by SF SOMARTS – San Francisco, CA
2020 – 2021 – Juried Group Exhibition – “Holding the Moment” at the San Jose International Airport, CA – San Jose Public Art Program
2020 – Election 2020 Live-Painting and Publication – Washington D.C.

2019 – Three Artist Show – “The Everything” One7 Gallery – San Francisco, CA
2019 – Curated Group Exhibition – Petaluma Arts Center, CA
2019 – Live-Painting and Publication – New York City, NY
2019 – Live-Painting, Publication, & Installation Art – Burning Man – BRC, NV
2019 – Curated Group Exhibition – BM Decompression – San Francisco, CA

2018 – Curated Group Exhibition – Enchanted Forest Gathering – CA
2018 – Live-Painting, Publication, and Exhibition – Emissions – Belden, CA
2018 – Live-Painting, Publication, and Exhibition – Heart and Soulstice Gathering – CA
2018 – Live-Painting, Publication, and Exhibition – Stilldream Festival – CA
2018 – Live-Painting, Publication, and Exhibition – Priceless – Belden, CA
2018 – Live-Painting, Publication, & Installation Art – Burning Man – BRC, NV
2018 – Curated Group Exhibition – BM Decompression – San Francisco, CA

2017 – Two Artist Show with Live Mural Painting – “Inferno” One7 Gallery – SF, CA
2017 – Curated Group Exhibition – 111 Minna Gallery – San Francisco, CA
2017 – Live-Painting and Publication – Oregon Eclipse Gathering – OR
2017 – Live-Painting, Publication, and Exhibition – Stilldream Festival – Belden, CA
2017 – Live-Painting, Publication, & Installation Art – Burning Man – BRC, NV
2017 – Curated Group Exhibition – BM Decompression – San Francisco, CA

2016 – 2018 – Live-Painting and Publication – Wormhole Wednesday, Oakland, CA
2016 – Live Mural Painting & Curated Group Exhibition – “Dichotomy” – One7 Gallery – SF, CA
2016 – 2017 – Live-Painting and Publication – Symbiosis Gathering, CA

2013 – Halloween Installation Art – W Hotel – San Francisco, CA

2009 – 2010 Curated Group Exhibition & Live Painting – Project One Gallery – SF, CA
2009 – Live Performance – Bowery Electric – New York City, NY
2009 – Live Performance – Catalyst Studios – San Francisco, CA
2009 – Live Performance – Club 6 – San Francisco, CA
2009 – Live Performance – Mindshare – Los Angeles, CA
2009 – Curated Group Exhibition & Live Painting – First Amendment Gallery – SF, CA
2009 – Curated Group Exhibition – C.A.V.E. Gallery – Venice, CA
2009 – Solo Show – A Bon Port, San Francisco, CA

2008 – Curated Group Exhibition – A Bon Port, San Francisco, CA
2008 – Mural Painting – 750 Industries – San Francisco, CA

2006 – Curated Group Exhibition – “Big Bang Art Show” – AAU San Francisco, CA

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