American painter Marc Trujillo depicts in his paintings places that are omnipresent in American urban and suburban landscapes such as gas stations, shopping malls, big chain stores, and restaurants. Born in
Albuquerque, New Mexico, in 1966, he currently resides in Los Angeles. He received his B.A. in 1991 from the University of Texas at Austin and his M.F.A. in 1994 from the Yale University School of Art, where he received the Ely Harwood Schless Memorial Fund Prize as well as the Ellen Battell Stoeckel Trust Fellowship. In 2001, Mr. Trujillo received the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award, and in 2008 he received the John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship and the Rosenthal Family Foundation Award in Art from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He shows with Hirschl & Adler Modern in New York and his work can also be seen on Open
Museum.

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