• Selected Solo and Group Exhibits

    2017
    The 5th Annual Coaster Show, Group Exhibit, La Luz De Jesus, Los Angeles, California
    Art On Vinyl, Window Display at Streetlight Records, Santa Cruz, California

    2015
    Slo-gun Poster Show (words to live and die by), Group Exhibit, Design & Art Studio, Santa Cruz, California

    2014
    L I V I N', Group Exhibit, Radius Gallery, Santa Cruz, California

    2013
    Circus! Circus!, Group Exhibit, Tannery Arts Center, Santa Cruz, California
    Untitled And Unannounced, 2 Person Exhibit, Santa Cruz Coffee Roasting Company, Santa Cruz, California

    2011
    A Photographic Tribute To Fury 66, Group Exhibit, Santa Cruz Skate And Surf Shop, Santa Cruz, California

    2010
    Fast and Loose – A Selection of Local Rock 'N' Roll Photography, Group Exhibit, Santa Cruz Rehearsal Studios, Santa Cruz, California

    2009
    Take A Closer Look, An online feature of my digital photography, Zoom Street Magazine, Santa Monica, California
    STARS, Group Exhibit/Auction, The Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz, California. Revenue from STARS provides vital funds for the development of quality exhibitions and innovative educational programs that define MAH and serve our community.
    Notes from Santa Cruz: The County's Musical History and Compositions: Contemporary Artists, Group Exhibit, The Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz, California

    2008
    STARS, Group Exhibit/Auction, The Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz, California
    Wax Poetic Salon, Group Exhibit/Auction, Burbank, California. Wax Poetic is teaming up with the Disney Triathlon Team and we will be hosting a silent auction to benefit Children's Hospital. All proceeds raised during the event will go to Children's Hospital.
    Love Me, Group Exhibit, DRKRM GALLERY, Los Angeles, California

    2007
    Inspiration, Group Exhibit/Auction, Watsonville Charter School Of The Arts, Watsonville, California. The Third Annual Art Auction/Dinner/Dance Celebrating Artists. WCSA proceeds have funded exceptional learning experiences for our students such as workshops with professional artists, spectacular stage productions and high quality art materials in each classroom.
    STARS, Group Exhibit/Auction, The Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz, California
    The Second Annual Fashion and Art Show, Group Exhibit, Michaelangelo Gallery, Santa Cruz, California
    Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Group Exhibit, The Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz, California
    Triple Crown, Group Exhibit, Felix Kulpa Gallery and Sculpture Garden, Santa Cruz, California
    The HeArt Project, Group Exhibit/Auction, The Wallis Annenberg Building at The California Science Center, Los Angeles, California. This is a silent auction at The HeArt Project's 15th Annual Evening of Art. The event will raise awareness of and support for The HeArt Project's innovative arts programs for overlooked teenagers in Los Angeles area continuation high schools.
    Art And Fashion, 2 Person Exhibit, Retro Parc, Glendale, California

    2006
    Cigarettes, Small Talk And Sex, Solo Exhibit, Lucas, Los Angeles, California

    2005
    SCAP, Group Exhibit/Auction, The Blue Lagoon, Santa Cruz, California. A Benefit For Santa Cruz Aids Project. A silent auction with contributions from local artists, businesses and bands.
    Fluff #2, Window display of a series of my rock 'n' roll photographs, Streetlight Records, Santa Cruz, California
    3rd Annual Erotic Show, Group Exhibit, The Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, California
    The Seven Deadly Arts, Group Exhibit, Caffe Pergolesi, Santa Cruz, California

    2004
    2nd Annual Erotic Show, Group Exhibit, The Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, California
    SWAMP - under the radar screen, Group Exhibit, ? GALLERY, Santa Cruz, California

    2003
    Untitled, Group Exhibit, Prey For Art!, Santa Cruz, California

    2002
    The Meat Annex, Group Exhibit, California State University Fullerton's Grand Central Art Center, Santa Ana, California. The Public Responds to Meat and Mark Ryden. 222 artists works will be installed in the Project Room Gallery as an extension of the current Mark Ryden Bunnies and Bees exhibition in the Main Gallery.

    2000
    Only Glass, Solo Exhibit, Bay Photo Lab, Santa Cruz, California

    1999
    Synchronized Idiocy, Solo Exhibit, Cobalt Lounge, Portland, Oregon

    1998
    Fluff, Solo Exhibit, Streetlight Records, Santa Cruz, California

    1997
    Views, Student Exhibit, Cabrillo Gallery, Aptos, California

  • Awards

    2010
    Gold Award Winner - Second Place, Santa Cruz's Best, Santa Cruz Weekly, Santa Cruz, California
    2009
    Gold Award Winner - Best Local Photographer, Metro Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California
    Best Photographer Runners-up and Artist of the Year Runners-up, Good Times, Santa Cruz, California
    2008
    Best Photographer Runners-up - Best of Santa Cruz County, Good Times, Santa Cruz, California
    2007
    Good Times Article and Award for Best Photographer - Best of Santa Cruz County, Good Times, Santa Cruz, California
    2006
    Bronze Award Winner - Best Artist, Metro Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California
    2005
    Good Times Interview and Award for Best Photographer and Best Visual Artist - Best of Santa Cruz County, Good Times, Santa Cruz, California
    Gold Award Winner - Best Artist, Metro Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California
    2004
    Best Local Photographer - Best of Santa Cruz County, Good Times, Santa Cruz, California

  • Professional Experience

    Peter Angelo Saporito, Photographer, Santa Cruz, California
    Broprints, Screenprinting Production, Santa Cruz, California
    Santa Cruz Weekly, Freelance Photographer, Santa Cruz, California
    Patch.com, Freelance Photographer, Watsonville/Santa Cruz, California
    The Museum of Art and History, Art Installation/De-Installation, Santa Cruz, California
    Johnson Art Studio, Kiln Operator/Glass Production, Santa Cruz, California

  • Education

    2010
    Graphic Design and Digital Publishing, Award in Communication Studies, Cabrillo College, Aptos, California
    1999
    Photography and Alternative Processing, Cabrillo College, Aptos, California
    1989
    High School Diploma, Crescenta Valley Senior High, La Crescenta, California
    Every morning the English Teacher would go through roll call and yell out each student's name. Apparently, for the first few weeks of class this girl thought that I had a very strange name. One day she walked up to me and asked, “what kind of name is Pizza Burrito?”