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Esther Pearl Watson, born in 1973 and grew up in the DFW area with a father who was obsessed with the idea that he could build a working flying saucer and sell it to NASA or Ross Perot.

She has always been a journal keeper and most of her paintings come from her past experiences or her present day experiences.    

Esther currently divides her time between teaching full time at Pasadena Art Center College of Design, making art, illustrations, and spending time with her family.  

1973 Born in Frankfurt, Germany
Lives and works in Los Angeles


2012 MFA, California Institute of the Arts
1995 BFA, Art Center College of Design


April 14, 1561, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York
Art Basel Miami, Suzanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects
Pop-Up Shop, GURU GALERIA, Mexico City
Good Job Dream Achiever, Webb Gallery, Waxahachie, Texas
Tire Universe, Suzanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, LA

Starship Pegasus, Antonio Columbo Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy
Blackhole Blowout, Webb Gallery, Waxahachie, Texas
Now More Than Ever, LACE Benefit Art Auction, Los Angeles
For the Good Times, Sp(a)ce, Pasadena

The 11th Annual Blab Show, Curated by Monte Beauchamp, Copro Gallery, Los Angeles
The Furies, Visitor Welcome Center, Los Angeles
Cocoon, Arts Factory, Paris, France
Galactic Plains, Gregorio Escalante Gallery, Los Angeles
Hearsay, Artists Reveal Urban Legends, LosJoCos Gallery, Los Angeles

Atrium, Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas
New Works, Webb Gallery, Waxahachie, Texas
The Future Arrives, Galleri Galleberg, Norway
Family Lexicon, Antonio Colombo Gallery, Milan, Italy

Sky, Bedford Gallery, Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, California
Amazon Solitaire, Center for the Arts Eagle Rock, Eagle Rock, California
Explorers, CSC Gallery, McLennan Community College, Waco, Texas
Hexenhaus, 495 Alameda St, Altadena, California
With Open Eyes, Grafikens Hus, Mariefried, Sweden
It’s Not a Circus Without a Big Top, Webb Gallery, Waxahachie, Texas

Suzanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, Los Angeles

Hidden Behind the Stars, Webb Gallery, Waxahachie, Texas
Permanent Collection, Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York
Cal/Arts MFA Graduate Exhibition, LA Mart, Los Angeles
Fort Beavatron, CalArts Mint Gallery, Valencia, California

CalArts Main Gallery, Valencia, California
Incognito, Santa Monica Museum of Art, California
Land Of Magic, Lesher Center for the Arts, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, California
Women in Comics, Webb Gallery, Waxahachie, Texas

New Works, Webb Gallery, Waxahachie, Texas

Visions of the Future, Billy Shire Fine Art, Culver City, California
Texas Instruments, Domy, Austin, Texas
When in Texas act like a Texan, Webb Gallery, Waxahachie, Texas

3rd Annual LA Weekly Biennial, Track 16, Los Angeles, California
Failure, The Lab at Belmar, Lakewood, Colorado
Blab Show!, Beach Museum of Art, Kansas State University, Kansas City
LA Paint, Oakland Museum of California, Oakland

The Weirding Field, La Luz De Jesus, Los Angeles

What I Remember, Mendenhall Sobieski Gallery, Pasadena

Keep On Laughing, Katherine Mulherin Contemporary, Toronto, Canada

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