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JULIO REYES was raised in the urban sprawls of Los Angeles. He earned his BFA in Painting and Drawing with a minor in Sculpture at the Laguna College of Art and Design in 2005. His first solo exhibition debuted at Arcadia Fine Arts in New York in 2011. In 2012 he was award the William F. Draper Grand Prize by the Portrait Society of America, and was included as one of American Artist Magazine’s “25 Artists of Tomorrow.” In 2014 his work was featured in the Contemporary Realism Biennial at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art in Indiana. He is currently preparing for his third solo show in Los Angeles in 2017.