Noé Piña is a mixed media and installation artist in Los Angeles, CA. His work is inspired by the concept of balance, of counterpoise "a factor, force, or influence that balances or neutralizes another." He works with found materials used in construction, using terracotta bricks, nails, and wood fragments to create sculptures and installations that address the complexities of maintaining balance, from personal to social to economic.
Noē Piña, was born in Los Angeles, CA as a first generation American. He grew up traveling throughout Mexico and in those travels visiting museums, galleries, and cultural institutes.
He studied at The Los Angeles Music & Art School, Plaza de La Raza, Instituto Cultural Cabañas, Guadalajara, Mexico, Cal State LA, and Otis College of Art and Design where he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts.
He has taught visual arts at The Getty Art Center’s Language Through Arts Program, Soledad Enrichment Charter School, PUENTE Learning Center in Boyle Heights, and Stockroom Artspace & Studios. His work has been exhibited at The University of Memphis Art Museum, in Mexico City, at PRPG, Proyectos Galería. He created a public installation for The City of Alhambra, CA. He is an Art Instructor and Member of The Young Professionals Advisory Board at The Los Angeles Music & Art School. He is currently preparing new works for the 2023 PRPG, CDMX Incubator.