Vladimir Mejia was born in 1992 in New York City. He received his B.F.A. in Studio Art from the University of Texas in 2014 and continues to reside in Austin. Vladimir is a multi-discipline artist who works in Installation, Sculpture, Photography, Performance Art, Printmaking and Digital Media as well as the current curator of Co-Lab Projects’ Instagram residency #bitres and a member of the art collectives Ink Tank and rossie dustin. His work while rooted in conceptual art attempts to incorporate elements which make his pieces relatable to both audiences versed in art history and those who may be unfamiliar with it. Using interaction, humor, abstraction and writing to tackle politics, race relations, generational divides and the ever-evolving relationship between people and technology. He has exhibited continuously since 2011 and participated in the 2017 Texas Biennial.