many editions in multiple ceramic tiles, bronzes, giclees,
and metal embossments. Some editions were available at the Smithsonian
Museum Stores in Washington D.C., The National Museum of the American Indian,
Bernie currently has artworks at The Southwest Museum
Store in Highland Park, California. and at the Autry Museum Store, Los Angeles,
Welcomes the World" Olympic mural 50' x 100' (1984) executed with East
L.A. Muralists Jose Luis Gonzales and the late Robert Arenivar. You can
see it at the corner of Leighton and Vermont in Los Angeles, adjacent to the
Colosseum. (behind the Jeans Store)
Photographs of Olympic Mural taken in December of 2006
Notice the destructive
vines taking over the surface of the painting, below.
Bernie Granados Jr., Artist’s Highlights
Artist opened first art gallery “Originals by Granados” Encinitas,
“New Works, mixed-media paintings, assemblages” Pacific Asian Art
Museum, Pasadena, Calif.
“Solo Shows” Brookside Wineries, Glendale, and Marina Del Rey, Calif.
“Viajes Infinitos” (Infinite Voyages), Goez Gallery, East Los Angeles, Calif.
Artist” Feathers Gallery, Scottsdale, Ariz.
“Decade, a Ten-Year Retrospective” The Colonnade, Pasadena, Calif.
“Featured Artist” Many Horses Gallery, Los Angeles, Calif.
“One Man Show” Glory Hole Gallery, Columbia, Calif.
“Native American Images” Jamestown Gallery, Jamestown, Calif.
“Special Exhibition of New Works” Grey Goose Gallery, Jamestown,
"The Embossed Acrylic Painting Technique" invented by artist.
“Buffalo Spirit Dancers” Turquoise Tortoise Gallery, Sedona, Ariz.
“Contemporary Embossed Paintings” Lanning Gallery, Sedona, Ariz.
“One Man Show” Galleria Santa Fe, Encinitas, Calif.
“Solo Exhibition” Two Bears Gallery, Brentwood,Calif.
“One man Show” Forms Gallery, Delray Beach, Fla.
“Two Man Show, with Michael Horse” Forms Gallery, Delray Beach, Fla.
Co-curated, and exhibited in “Spirit Horses” A 2-year exhibition
celebrating the relationship between the native peoples and the horse.
The Southwest Museum, Los Angeles, Calif.
“Artist’s 20-year Retrospective” Southwest Museum, Los Angeles,
“One Man Show” Blaze Gallery, Manzanita, Ore.
Exhibition” American Shadows Gallery” Lincoln City, Ore.
“Featured Artist Exhibition” Frederika Day Gallery, Weaverville,
“One Man Show” Blaze Gallery, Cannon Beach, Ore.
“Native Artists For the 21st. Century” L. A. County Museum
of Art, L.A., CA
“Featured Native Artist” Leona King Gallery, Scottsdale, Ariz.
Exhibition” Round Dance Indian Art Gallery, Mammoth Lakes, Calif.
from the First People” Friends Gallery, Pasadena, Calif.
“One Man Show” Eldorado Gold Jewelers, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Curated "Native Voices" contemporary Native American art exhibit at the
Friend's Gallery, Pasadena, California.
2005 Some of Bernie's art
included in the new California/Southwest Hall Exhibit at the Southwest Museum,
Los Angeles, Calif. through 2007.
2006 Featured artist for the Native American
Rights Fund's "Visions for the Future" fundraiser in Santa Fe, NM
2007 Featured at the Kinnerson Gallery
in Reno, Nevada.
2008 "Spirit Art", solo exhibition, Southwest Museum, Los
2009 "Warriors/protectors of the Earth" Viet Nam
Veteran's Art Museum, Chicago, IL
"The Shaman's Vision"
embossed acrylic on canvas
American Maskmakers” Two Bears Gallery, Brentwood, Calif.
Ranch Invitationals” Los Olivos, Calif.
Marketplace” Southwest Museum, Los Angeles, Calif.
American Indian Art Market” Sharlot Hall Museum, Prescott, AZ
American Masks” Raven Gallery, Minneapolis, Minn.
Indian Exhibition” Hilton of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico
pony” decorated horse, Trail of Painted Ponies, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Design, and solo exhibit for “All’s Well That Ends Well” Luckmann Theater,
Cal State Los Angeles, Calif.
used for Turner Network’s “The Native Americans” movie of the week.
seminar and exhibit on "History Through Art" at the San Dimas
Annual Western art show. 2003
prepping for art exhibit.
Bernie with Mrs. Seidner's
first grade class during a native mask workshop that was held at the Thomas
Jefferson Elementary school in Pasadena, California.
Photo by Joey Granados
Bernie with his quarter horses Coho Tippy, and her son,
Bandit, a.k.a. "Critical Victory". Bernie and his wife Joey, have been
raising and breeding Quarter Horses for over 27 years.