AMBAR NAVARRO
Based in Los Angeles, CA
 

Contact:

ambarbecutie@gmail.com


Education
California Institute of the Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Experimental Animation, 2011-2015
Plankton Scholarship
CalArts Scholarship


Commercial Work

GIPHY / Pepsi - Fabricator
AVEENO - gifs
METRO PCS / Scheiffer Chop Shop:  2D animator for four social media spots
Electronic Countermeasures - Animator HUNAN TV Chinese NYE Special
Electronic Countermeasures - Animated visuals projected at Hollywood Forever Cemetery Dia de los Muertos festival
Laser Kitten - Director and Editor - Directed :30 commercial
LA Pride - Director and Editor
TOO FACED Makeup / Cheifer Shop Chop - Asst. Editor
VER / Warner Bros. - Animator and Editor for Vegas Convention
Jessica Lea Mayfield - "Meadow" Music Video - Producer
DM2 /  WHOHAHA & WHAT THE FLICKA? - Editor Edited content for Felicity Huffman and Elizabeth Bank's platforms
Nylon Japan - Photographer and Art Director 10 page spread in Feb 2018 issue shot on location Tokyo, Japan
Open The Portal / MATTEL - Post-Production on Monster High episode
Metaverse Nails - Director 1 min commercial
Missguided - Editor Pamela Anderson :30 commercial
Frederator - Editor 3 half hour long episodes for MicDrop
INTERN - Screen Novelties (ABC: Elf Buddy Christmas Special), BixPix (Adventure Time), Stoopid Buddy (Robot Chicken)


Art Gallery Exhibitions
SOLO SHOWS
2017 "Trust and Betrayal" Chaos Downtown, Ho Chi Mihn City, Vietnam
2016 "Compare You To Me."  Leimin Space, Los Angeles, CA
2015 “Do you want to go online shopping with me?” CalArts B&W & Perform Chinatown, Automata, Los Angeles, CA
2014 “Cutting It Into Smaller Pieces” Demolden Video Project, Santander, Spain
2013  “MIX 4 U  CalArts C113, Valencia, CA

 

2018"
"Dinner for two was always more fun" Clay-Doh, Werkartz, Los Angeles, CA
"90's Toys" Fun with Friday Mag, print publication
"I just want to be anonymous", zine, Czech Center NY
Playlist Bitch music video compilation

2017
"If I Say So" Dusty Rose Vintage, New York, NY
"Debtfair" (participating artist), a project of Occupy Museums, Whitney Biennial 2017, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York
"Spam's The Internet: The Restaurant" AR print "Ode To Rafman" Museum of Human Achievement, Austin, TX
"Me" Nous Tous, Chinatown Los Angeles. CA
"We Feel U" Showroom MAMA gallery, Rotterdam, Netherlands
"NEW AGE CENTER"  NYLON JAPAN, Shibuya, Tokyo
"Online All Summer" Co-Curator with Olivia Accardo, LACDA, Los Angeles, CA
"WATERMARK" Curator,  Nous Tous Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"Undergarments" 107 Projects, Sydney, Australia
"SUPERTIGHT: Vol 29" Bootleg Theater, Los Angeles, CA
"Music Video Show" Curator, LACDA, Los Angeles, CA

2016
"Modern Ways Of Being Exposed" Nous Tous, Los Angeles, CA
"STAND" photo series by Maggie West, Leimen Space, Los Angeles, CA
"QWERTY, Flirty, and Crying" group show with Arvida Bystrom, Brittney Scott, and kyttenjanae, Big Pictures LA, Los Angeles, CA
"Nobody Knows You're A Dog" Girl on Girl, Think Tank Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"I Play No Games" BOOM Festival, HolyRad Studio, Brooklyn, NY
"Not For Sale" Girl on Girl, Art Slope Festival, Brooklyn, NY
"Girls Who Dance In Dissonance" Wayside Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"Why Didn't You Like My Pic?" Ponding Space, Taipei, Taiwan
Post Vision & Giphy, Super Chief Gallery, New York, NY
"What is the Future of Art?" Turbine Hall, Tate Modern & Uniglo Storefronts, London, UK
"digiGarden" Curator, SUPERTIGHT Cinefamily, Los Angeles, CA
"I don't remember my first kiss.." Girl on Girl + Junior High, Los Angeles, CA
"Where Online?" The Ladies Network, Melbourne, Australia
"FEELS V"  American Steel Studios, Oakland, CA
"Metaworld" Metaverse Promo Party, Club Pro, Los Angeles, CA
"Embodiment" ~ Agencies, A Place Gallery, Orlando, FL
"URL/IRL"  Austere Magazine, Roll Gate Studio, Brooklyn, NY
"First Day of Spring"  892 Lorimer St.,New York, NY
“Currently Offline” welcometomyhomepage.net Artist Residency, online
“Into You”  ATM Gallery, Austin TX
“Nowhere Now” Alt Space + Sunday Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“What a Time to be Alive”  Sunday + Unif + Slow Culture Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“GhostingTV” Curator, Los Angeles, CA
“This Video Requires a Password” Curator, Echo Park Film Center, Los Angeles, CA

2015
“iCare” NewHive, online
Art Baby Gallery, artbaby.com, online
“GhostingTV: Austin, TX” Curator, The Museum of Human Achievement, Austin, TX
“C U ONLINE” Curator, GhostingTV, Los Angeles, CA
“Do you want to go online shopping with me??” NewHive, online
“Art School Boyz” Curator, NewHive Series, online
 “Do you want to go online shopping with me? (L$)”* CalArts B&W Studio, Valencia, CA

2013
“Great Small Works” St. Ann’s Warehouse, Brooklyn, NY

2012
 “Hugely Tiny”  Pasadena, CA


Published Writing
"Life in Plastic: Pandemonia" Adolescent
"Interview with Atlanta Native Demo Taped" Adolescent
"Coco Illustrator Ana Ramirez discusses the role Mexican culture plays," Hello Giggles
"It's the Small Moments" Rookie
"Meet Anna Burch, the Indie Singer you Need in Your Life" Adolescent
"Polly for Poly" Interview with GFOTY, Polyester Zine
"Protect Your Neck: An Interview with Jillian Mayer" NewHive
"Maxine Ashley Interview" Please Magazine, online & print
"Pop City X Hannah Diamond and GFOTY"  NewHive
"Screen Time: Surprise.ly" Writer, Rookie
"Screen Time: Rock 'n' Roll High School"  Rookie
"Texan Roots in Sai gon Soil" Publication, La Liga Zine
“How To: Send Encrypted Emails”  Rookie