Co-founder of Morph Collective, La Totale (exhibition association) and the duo OrtaMiklos (design and performance), Leo Orta is having his first solo exhibition in 2017 at B10 Gallery (PNCA Portland). Concurrently, he participated in a group show, The Hunt, UNA Gallery (Portland). Since then, he has had solo and group exhibitions in several Parisian and international galleries (Berlin, Brussels, Amsterdam, Florence, London). He recently presented his work at Art 021 in Shanghai (2021) and at Design Miami Basel in Basel (2021). In January 2022, he will join the collection of the MNAC/CCI - Centre Pompidou (Paris) and will have a solo exhibition, Relations, at Friedman Benda in New York.
Graduated of the Academy of Design Eindhoven in 2019, artist Leo Orta uses a variety of media (sculpture, installation, painting, and performance) to question the existential nature of being human. He examines the social and emotional connections that humans create within their communities and environments.