Yeltsin Anthony Penado



Born in Los Angeles, CA, 1990

Lives and Works in Long Beach, CA.


B.F.A. in Fine Arts, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA, 2018

  • Minor in ACT: Community Arts Engagement

IGETC-Transfer, Moorpark College, Moorpark, CA 2015


Circuits and Electronics, MITx course, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

Life on Earth – Pink Flamingo Gallery, Moorpark College, CA-(3/9-3/23/15)

  • Paintings from Life on Earth Series

Selected Group Exhibitions:


Long Beach Zine Fest 2018 – Expo Arts Center, Long Beach, CA (9/14/18)

  • Rare Artists Pigments Zine
  • Shadow Games
  • And. (alternative natural dyes)

“Like Assassins, Beautiful Loving Assassins” – El Clasificado, Beverly Hills, CA (8/5/18)

  • Insides (green and white)

No Shade Under the Shadow of the Boss – Galef Fine Arts Center, Los Angeles, CA (5/7-5/12/2018)

  • Surface and space
  • Cochineal Brine
  • Insides


Wilderness as Myth and Metaphor: The Autry Museum of The American West,

Los Angeles, CA (12/5/2017-12/17/2017)

Buyer’s Remorse: Bolsky Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA


  • Seldom Wear These
  • Surface and Space
  • Mojave
  • Anti-Matters Catalogue

Narrow Wave Lengths: Bolksy Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA (9/12/17-9/26/17)

  • Mothership

Long Beach Zine Fest: Zine Medley Collective: Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA (8/2017)

  • Art Publications: DYE: Natural Pigments, Anti-Matters, This is not a tobacco pipe: The Semiotic Medley.

Screening: Echo Park Film Center, Echo Park, California (5/7/2017)

  • Peak (video)
  • Self-Portrait (Video)

CanCan International Exhibition: LemoArt Gallery, Berlin, Germany-(4/4-5/5/2017)

  • Peak (video)


Land of Misfit Toys: C2E Villa, Woodland Hills, CA – (10/31/2016)

  • Alien Abduction Series

Extramental Exposure: C2E Villa, Woodland Hills,CA-(5/21-5/28/2016)

  • Buffalo, Buffalo, Buffalo

Surface:10125:Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA-(4/29/2016)

Curated by Michael Schreir

  • Improvisations: A-I
  • Improvisations: J-R

XXL–Nous Tous by Citizens of Culture, Los Angeles, CA-(3/12/2016)

  • Untitled (Indigo Dye on Linen)

Galef 107-Galef 107, Los Angeles, CA-(3/5/2016)

  • The Colony

Lost in Life -C2E Villa, Woodland Hills, CA-(2/26/2016)

  • Cave installation
  • Pink and Blue
  • Alpha Centauri
  • Untitled

Tones Group Show – C2E Villa, Woodland Hills, CA-(8/15-8/16/2016)

  • Paintings from Life on Earth Series
  • Cyanotypes


Moorpark Scholarship show – MC Gallery, Moorpark College, CA-(4/24-5/12/2015)

  • Paintings from Life on Earth Series
  • Sculptures from Life on Earth Series

-Merit Award

Super Rad Art showThe View, Moorpark College, CA-(5/6-5/18/2015)

  • Everest: oils and acrylic on canvas. 25×25

Collegiate Student Art Competition – Buena Ventura Art Association’s 9th Annual Student Art Exhibition, Ventura, CA-(2/10-2/23/2015)

  • Sunset Blvd: Acrylic on Canvas. 24×36
  • Figure Sculpture: paper clay with iron oxide stain. 6×13

Moorpark College Art Sale – Moorpark College, Moorpark, CA-(2014/2015)

  • Select Paintings and Life drawings


Caravansary Nights – The Other Door, North Hollywood, CA-(523/2014)

  • The Man on Dome: acrylic on canvas. 12×24
  • Man Symbol: acrylic on canvas. 12×12



Otis College of Art and Design:

-Natural Dye workshop for Painting Materials and Methods Class

Los Files Academy of the Arts:

-Paper Weaving/Drawing lesson for Kindergarten and 1st Grade students


Otis College of Art and Design:

-Seed Bomb workshop for Socially Engaged Art Class

Affiliations, Groups, and Organizations:

Los Angeles County Arts Commission: 2017-present

Arts Council for Long Beach: 2017-present

Zine Medley: 2017, 2018

Easy Livin’ Art Collective: 2013-present

Los Angeles Fire Brigade (Flow Arts): 2013-2015



  • Otis College Fine Arts class Marshal
  • Academic Excellence Award: Fine Arts (Painting) /Honors Award
  • The Group Scholarship


  • The Group Scholarship
  • Dean’s List Otis College of Art and Design


  • Dean’s List Moorpark College
  • Moorpark Scholarship Show – Merit Award

Public Collections:


Long Beach Public Library, Long Beach, CA

  • Anti-Matters Zine
  • This is not a Tobacco Pipe

Full Resume