Crystal Fischetti
CRYSTAL FISCHETTI
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About Crystal Fischetti

Crystal Fischetti, 1984 London, England

Lives and works in Los Angeles, California

Crystal Fischetti trained as a dancer, a leather smith (London College of Fashion), is a model and artist.

She is best known for her colorful, abstract, soak stained paintings with gestural brushstroke details in acrylic or labor intensive geometric color blocks in oil. She also works on paper and digital mediums. Her works explore themes based on the human condition, space exploration, parallel universes and utopias where the language is ‘Sacred Number’. She counts Helen Frankenthaler, Robert Motherwell, Mark Rothko, Clyfford Still, Wassily Kandinsky and Paul Klee as her major influences. Her vibrant works are created tailor made for private homes and offices. Her paintings are exhibited in permanent collections in museums worldwide including The Yue Hu museum, Shanghai and The San Diego Institute, San Diego. Born in London, England, Fischetti attended the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies at the University of Leeds in 2006 receiving a BA honours in Fine Art. Having moved from London to Los Angeles in 2015, Fischetti continues to exhibit with international contemporaries in America and abroad. These artists include, Yoko Ono, Rachel Whiteread, Sophie Matisse, Goshka Macuga, Rob and Roberta Smith.

Dance and theatre since '86. Ballet, tap, contemporary, jazz. 

Commercial advertising:

2017

Institute of Noetic Sciences, Petaluma, CA. Noetic.org

Music Videos:

Track: Peace of Mind by Jeff Roth for Hook Boogie, Napa Valley, CA. post production 

Track: Money Chasin' by Jeff Roth for Gappy Ranks and Hook Boogie, Santa Rosa, CA. post production 

Education:

  • 2:1 BA Honours, BA Hons, School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies, University of Leeds, 2006
  • 2:1 Cordwainer Accessory Design. University of the Arts London. London College of Fashion, 2010

Museums:

  • MONA, Museum of Non Visible Art, USA
  • San Diego Institute, San Diego, CA
  • Torrance Art Museum Torrance, CA
  • Yue Hu Museum. Shanghai, CHN
  • World Chess Hall of Fame. St Louis, MI

Exhibitions:

Solo shows 2016, 2006

  • ‘Gravity zero’, solo show, Downtown Los Angeles, CA
  • ‘Emotions and sentiments’, Red Gate Gallery. London, ENG

Group shows

2017

  • Music Of The Spheres, Galerie Michael, Rodeo Drive, Los Angeles, CA
  • SKELF', Biennial 2017, MONA, Museum of Non Visible Art, CA
  •  'Group Show' Hale Arts Space, Santa Monica, CA
  • Art Walk at Art Department, Mar Vista, CA
  • Language Of Atlantis at The Grind, Mar Vista, CA

2016

  • ‘Blue’, The Loft at Liz’s. West Hollywood, CA
  • ‘MAS Attack 2’, Torrance Art Museum. Torrance, CA
  • ‘Spectrum gestalt 3’, BG Art Galleries. Bergamot Station, Los Angeles, CA
  • ‘MAS Attack’, San Diego Institute. San Diego, CA

2015

  • ‘Ladies’ knight’, World Chess Hall of Fame. St Louis, MI
  • ‘Field Without Fences’. Private Resident. LA, CA
  • ‘All day I dream’. Private Resident. LA, CA
  • ‘Warriors of light’. Debut Contemporary. London, ENG
  • ‘Corrugated pieces’. David Eddington Studio. Venice, CA
  • ‘The LA series’. In assoc. with Water Works. Juri Koll. The Loft at Liz’s. West Hollywood, CA
  • ‘Clerkenwell design week’. London, ENG

2014

  • ‘When boys become men’, Debut Contemporary. London, ENG 
  • ‘Pintar rapido’, King’s Road, Chelsea Town Hall. London, ENG
  • 'Human suffering at times of crisis’, Debut Contemporary. London, ENG
  • ‘Diverted destruction 7’, The Loft at Liz’s. West Hollywood, CA

2006 - ­2013

  • ‘Amici delle Dune’. Rome, ITA
  • ‘Be Mine and anon’, Westbourne Studios. London, ENG
  • ‘International art symposium’ ii, YueHu Museum. Shanghai, CHN
  • ‘International art symposium’ i, Guilin Yuzi Paradise. Guilin, CHN
  • ‘Presenting the top 100’ competition, final, Jealous Gallery. London, ENG
  • ‘Presenting the top 100’ competition, semi final, The Great Escape Festival. Brighton, ENG
  • ‘World of imagination ii’, APW Arts Gallery. Long Island City, NY
  • ‘Hotel’, Broadway Gallery. Soho, NY
  • ‘Be Mine’, Art Below, Notting hill Gate underground station. London, ENG
  • ‘Presenting the top 100’ competition, i, PRS, Alliance Music. London, ENG
  • ‘The peace camp’, Brick Lane Gallery. London, ENG
  • ‘Graduate show’, University of Leeds, School of Fine Art. Leeds, ENG

Press:

  • Corner Magazine, ENG
  • Matchbox Publishing, ENG
  • Tatler magazine, ENG
  • Kensington & Chelsea magazine, ENG
  • Notting Hill & Holland Park magazine, ENG
  • Marylebone Online, ENG
  • Luxurious Magazine, ENG
  • Metro newspaper, ENG
  • LiV02 magazine Amsterdam, NL
  • St Louis Magazine St Louis, MI
  • NY Arts magazine, NY
  • The New York Times, NY
  • KCRW radio LA, CA
  • My Fox LA LA, CA
  • Culture magazine Hong Kong, CHN