Zara Kand

Curriculum Vitae

 Exhibitions & Other

Orange County Center of Contemporary Art “Drama in Story-Telling” – March 2022

La Matadora Gallery “Black Magick Circles” – Feb 2022

Where Are The Women Artists Directory Feature – ongoing

Visionary Art Collective Artist Directory Feature – ongoing

Gallery 30 South “Coaster Show”, Pasadena – Oct 2020

 Destroy Art Inc. (Virtual) -Oct 2020

Vacant Museum (Virtual) -Aug 2020

Hive Gallery & Studios, Los Angeles -Feb 2020

Yucca Valley Visual & Performing Arts Center -Feb 2020

Furstwurld, Joshua Tree -Live painting Sep 2019

Art Queen Gallery, Joshua Tree -May 2018

La Matadora Gallery, Joshua Tree – Nov 2018

Art Queen Gallery, Joshua Tree – Sept 2018

Gallery 62, Joshua Tree –June 2017

Pie 4 the People, Joshua Tree –June 2017

29 Palms Art Gallery, 29 Palms -Oct 2016

Open Studio Art Tours, Joshua Tree –Oct 2017

Beatnik Lounge, Joshua Tree- Sept 2016

Joshua Tree Art Gallery -June 2016

Gallery 62, Joshua Tree -May 2016

Hive Gallery, Los Angeles -April 2016

Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs -April 2016

Hi- Desert Medical Center, Joshua Tree -Jan 2016

Gallery 62, Joshua Tree -Dec 2015

Copper Mountain College -Dec 2015

Gallery 62, Joshua Tree -Oct 2015

Chateau L’ Amour Gallery, Ontario -June 2015

Pi Gallery, Los Angeles -May 2015

Barnsdall Art Park, Los Angeles -May 2015

The HUD Gallery, Ventura -April 2015

Roll Up Gallery, San Francisco -March 2015

The Hive Gallery, Los Angeles -Jan 2015

Sev Ven Gallery, Huntington Beach -Oct 2014

The Hive Gallery, Los Angeles -Aug 2014

The Rat Factory, Los Angeles -Aug 2014

Hive Gallery, Los Angeles -April 2014

Pi Gallery, Los Angeles -Feb 2014

Cannibal Flower, Los Angeles -Jan 2014

Long Beach Public Library, Long Beach -Sept 2013

Cannibal Flower & Venice Grind presents: Sound & Vision, Venice Beach -July’13

Cannibal Flower, Los Angeles -June 2013

La Luz De Jesus, Los Angeles – Live Painting Apr 2013

Boardners, Los Angeles -April 2013

Hive Gallery, Los Angeles -Mar 2013

Salon No Dice, Denver CO -Feb 2013

 Cannibal Flower, Los Angeles -Jan 2013

Cannibal Flower, Los Angeles -Nov 2012

Eclectic Egress Fest 2, Los Angeles – 2012

Seeley Art walk, Glendale CA – Nov 2012

Cannibal Flower, Los Angeles -Sept 2012

Hive Gallery, Los Angeles -Aug 2012

Expo Arts Center, Long Beach -Aug 2012

Hive Gallery, los Angeles -Jul 2012

 Cannibal Flower, Los Angeles -Feb 2012

Eclectic Egress Fest, Los Angeles -2012

Down Beat Cafe, Los Angeles -2012

 Hive Gallery, Los Angeles -Nov 2011

Scuda, Long Beach -2010

Viento Y Agua, Long Beach -2010

Ginia Gallery, Long Beach -2009

California Open Exhibit, Long Beach -2009

Kaleidoscope Festival, Long Beach -2008

 Santa Monica Arts Festival -2008

Ferns, Long Beach -2008

Clair Obscur, Los Angeles -2007

Acres Of Books, Long Beach -2007

 Gaian Mind Institute, Long Beach -2007

 2nd Sat. Art Walks, Long Beach -2007-’09

The Loft, Long Beach -2007

Earth Gallery, Long Beach -2006

Nino’s Restaurant, Long Beach -2006

Garden Of Pan, Long Beach -2006

Coffee Haven, Long Beach -2006


 Press / Magazines

New Visionary Magazine – Feb 2022

Hi Desert Star – Jan 2022

NPR Radio -Dec 2020

Pikchur Magazine -Aug 2020

Art Hole Mag:3 -Aug 2020

Cholla Needles Mag -Aug 2020

Hi Desert Star- May 2019

Hi Desert Star – Sept 2018

Coachella Valley Weekly -Sept 2018

Apercus -March 2018

Furious Gazelle -February 2018

Coachella Valley Weekly -October 2017

Hi-Desert Star -May & June 2016

Night Fever King -May 2015

Weekly Artist -Mar 2015

Rusty’s Electric Dreaming -Mar 2015

Savant LA – Jan 2015

Cartwheel Art -Oct 2014

Vignette Obscura Magazine -Sept 2014

Catapult Art Mag -May 2014

Winter Tangerine Review -Nov 2013

Bicycle Review -May 2013

Artful Vagabond -Oct 2012

ORANSJE blog – Aug 2012

Vision Magazine, Featured Artist -Aug 2012

Manufactured Dissent -2012

Damned by Light Zine -2012 -2011 -2011

Tom Tom magazine -2011

LA Weekly Music Picks -2010-’12

Virgo Gray Press -2011

Hipster Death Press -2011

 Amoeblog -2010

Baby Jeepers -2010

Art Slant -2009

Coward Sneeze Blogspot -2009

The District Weekly -2008


Commissions, Publications etc.

“From the Moon, As I Fell” Art Book -2020

Back cover album art for Less Bells -2020

Garbage In, Gospel Out cover art -2019

Future Anthropology cover art -2019

Illustrations for Simultaneous Times #1 -2018

Illustrations for “Meanwhile There Were Dragons”, Jon Christopher -2018

Interiors, Zara Kand –published by Cholla Needles Press 2017

Exteriors, Zara Kand –published by Cholla Needles Press 2017

Original poster design for 10th annual Experimental Festival -2017

Cholla Needles Poetry Magazine -2017

Howl Art & Literature Magazine -2017

Mural for Dapper Dates -2017

“Wheel of Fortune” card for Mohave Muse Tarot Deck- 2016

Mural for LGBT Rights festival at Art Queen-2016

Logo designs for Space Cowboy Books 2016, 2017

“The Lovers” Tarot card for Hive Tarot Deck -2016

Exterior sign for Rossmoor Playschool -2015

Album cover art for Christian Death -2015

Cover design for Dropping Like Flies film -2015

Mural for Bedrock Rehearsal Studios -2014

Album cover art for Psi Club- 2014

Album cover art for Borts Minorts- 2013

Logo design for The Musik Box -2013

Album cover art for Ross Chait & Myles Emmons -2012

Album cover art for Loopool -2012

Album cover art for Le Scrambled Debutante -2012

Sacredly Silver and Equally Gold; Coil Tribute, album art -2012 Album cover art for Loopool -2012

Paintings for new film by Nico. B -2012

Under the Influence episode, Magic Monster Radio -2012

Baby Jeepers Zine logo design -2010

Mural for Boys & Girls Clubs of Long Beach -2008

Illustrations for Tecohe poetry publication -2008

Album cover art for Crystelles -2008

Set design for Nico B. -2007

Mural for Earth Gallery -2006

Mural for Gaian Mind Institute -2006

Menu design for Garden of Pan -2006

Album cover art for Ciril -2005

*Numerous painting, drawing, flyer commissions


Painting demos & instructed classes, Joshua Tree 2018-ongoing

Various children’s arts & crafts workshops, Joshua Tree 2016-ongoing

Arts program director, Boys & Girls Club of Long Beach -2007-’09 Arts & Crafts workshop instructor, Earth Gallery Long Beach -2008

Arts & Crafts workshop instructor, 2nd Sat Art Walks Long Beach -2007-’08


Curated Events

The Gallerist Speaks: Artist Spotlights – Ongoing

Sculpture Garden Show, Joshua Tree -2020, 2021

Diorama Show, Joshua Tree- 2019

Fever Dream Exhibition, Joshua Tree -2018

Gallery 62 monthly art shows, Joshua Tree - 2017

Space Cowboy Books monthly art shows, Joshua Tree  2016-ongoing

Unity Church music, art, & performance events, Long Beach -2009-’10

2nd Sat Art Walk music director -2008

2nd Sat Art Walk children’s exhibitions, Long Beach -2007-’09

Earth Gallery Exhibitions, Long Beach -2006


Editor of The Gallerist Speaks – Ongoing


Art Courses Copper Mountain College 2017

Barnsdall Art Park Live Figure Painting 2015

Study under Jorg Dubin, master oil painter 2014

Art Courses Long Beach Community College 2007

Graduated Educational Partnership High School 2004