AMBAR NAVARRO
Based in Los Angeles, CA
 

Contact: ambarbecutie@gmail.com


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


CLIENTS INCLUDE: OPEN THE PORTAL/MATTEL, VER/WARNER BROS., BULLETT MAGAZINE, ISSUE MAGAZINE, NYLON JAPAN, PLEASE MAGAZINE, METAVERSE NAILS, FREDERATOR, BIXPIX, STOOPID BUDDY, WHOHAHA, WHAT THE FLICKA?, POLYESTER ZINE

Selected Commercial Work
Electronic Countermeasures - Animator

Created visuals for Dia de los Muertos Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Laser Kitten - Director and Editor
Directed and Edited ad intro for new products
LA Pride - Director and Editor
Directed and Edited a body positive episode
Captioned - Animator
Directed and Animated a 00:30 spot
Cheifer Shop Chop - Asst. Editor
Edited commercial for new Too Faced makeup palette
VER/Warner Bros. - Animator and Editor
Edited Warner Bros. content for Vegas Convention projections
Jessica Lea Mayfield - "Meadow" Music Video - Producer
Produced a music video that premiered on Stereogum
DM2 - WHOHAHA - Editor
Edited content for Felicity Huffman and Elizabeth Bank's YouTube channels WHOHAHA and WHAT THE FLICKA?, also worked on Cosmo online series and edited an episode for American Heart Association
Nylon Japan - Photographer and Art Director
On location Tokyo, Japan to photograph a 10 page spread for the Feb 2017 issue
Open The Portal/Mattel - Animator
Post-production rig removal on Monster High episode
Metaverse Nails - Director and Editor
Directed 01:00 commercial for AR nails
Missguided - Editor
Edited a Pamela Anderson commercial
Frederator - Editor
Edited 3, half hour long episodes of MicDrop
Screen Novelties, BixPix, Stoopid Buddy - Stop Motion Studios
Puppet, Art Dept., Lighting Intern


PRINT EDITORIAL
Polyester 3rd Anniversary Issue / Oct 2017
IN Magazine x HANA / Oct 2017
NYLON JAPAN x "Look @ Me" / Feb 2017
PLEASE MAGAZINE x Maxine Ashley / Art Director / Sept 2016


Published Writing
"Interview with Atalanta 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 Content
"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



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?” Perform Chinatown,Automata, Los Angeles, CA
2014 “Cutting It Into Smaller Pieces” Demolden Video Project, Santander, Spain

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 on the Road” 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
 “MIX 4 U”  Solo Show, CalArts C113, Valencia, CA
“Great Small Works”, St. Ann’s Warehouse, Brooklyn, NY

2012
 “Hugely Tiny”,  Pasadena, CA