Joerael Numina (b.1980 TX. USA)

Member of  " The Broken Symmetry Society" The Santa Fe Institute

Founder of Mobilize Walls, 



The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Industrial Design Technology- 2000-2002

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018 A Clip of Petals, Center For Contemporary Art, Santa Fe

2017 I Am the Highway, Keep Contemporary, Santa Fe

2016 Gate Flood Keeper, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe

2011 Gypsy Dust, Film Bar PHX, Phoenix

2008 Cycles of Beauty, The Ice House, Phoenix

2004  Untitled, Monorchid Gallery,Phoenix         

Selected Group Exhibitions

2020    Home Mural Fest, Online Global

2019    Meeting of Styles, Bangkok, Thailand

2018    Bridging Boundaries, Corcoran School of Design, Washington DC

2017    CRUSH Walls 2017, Denver

2017    ENSO, Keep Contemporary, Santa Fe

2017    Extraction Zones Exhibition and Symposium, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe

2017     Render Bender, Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe

2016     Tributaries UNM Land Arts of the American West, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe

2016     New Imagists of the South West, Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe

2015     Paint PHX Mural Festival, Phoenix

2014     Jack, The R&R Gallery, Los Angeles

2012     Salad Days, The R&R Gallery, Los Angeles

2011     Cowboys and Indians, The R&R Gallery, Los Angeles

2010     Painted Desert Project, Navajo Nation AZ

2005     Hurricane Relief Benefit, The Ice House, Phoenix

2005     Proper Gander,s Seven Year anniversary show, Gallery Lombardi, Austin

2002     Unentertainment, CMU Alumni Concert hall, Pittsburgh

2002     Making a Scene, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Pittsburgh


Selected Commercial work

2021        PSS Design Cult, John Legend Home, Los Angeles, CA

2021       Sky Railway, Exterior Murals, Santa Fe, NM

2021       The Santa Fe Institute, Complex Time Mural, Santa Fe, NM20

2020       Tin Can Alley, Santa Fe Brewing Company, ABQ, NM

2019       MASS Design group & SNCC Mural, Santa Fe, NM

2019       One Down Dog, Interior Murals, Los Angeles, California

2019       LIFEWTR ART BRNS, Texas hill country, Exterior Mural 

2019       Deviance Skate Supply, Wichita Falls TX. Exterior Mural

2019       Bradbury Science Museum & Los Alamos Labs, Los Alamos, NM, Curiosity Rover mural for outreach program

2018       LUX Capital, Interior Mural, New York NY

2017       One Down Dog, Design consultation, large scale interior/exterior mural work, LA

2017       March for Science, Illustration Poster, Santa Fe NM

2017        Lightwave Coffee, Murals, Branding and Website, Los Angeles

2016        Make Santa Fe, Interior Mural, Meow Wolf Complex Santa Fe

2016         The Santa Fe Institute, Illustration & Fine Art, Santa Fe

2015         Prajna Yoga, Social Media/ Photographer, Santa Fe 

2011-14   Elabrew Coffee, Art Director , Fabrication and design of interior/exterior spaces, Branding, LA

2014         Blue Collar Working Dog, Design Consultation and Large scale Interior/Exterior mural work,    LA

2014        LuLu Lemon, Mural Window Display, Glendale CA

2013-14  One Down Dog, Design consultation, large scale interior/exterior mural work, LA

2013        Volley Shoes/ Conveyor at Fred Segal, Collaborative Mural,Santa Monica

2013-14  Tara Napolis Power Yoga, Large scale interior mural work, Pasadena

2012        Intelligentsia Coffee, Exterior mural work, Pasadena

2012        Core Club LA, Interior mural work, LA

2011        Film Bar PHX, Large scale interior murals, Phoenix

2009        Kotchy, “89 LP” “Sing what you want EP” “I’d have to be high EP” Artwork, Civil Music, London

2002-08   Nielsen Diversified Inc., Production art designer and painter,  “Art appeared on Bravo’s “Kathy 

                Griffin's My Life on the D-List” and MTV’s “Cribs”



Pasatiempo, The Walls that Surround us, Jennifer Levin March 13, 2020 Cover Story

Yoga Journal, Noble Art, Lindsay Tucker Dec 13, 2019

ABQ Journal, Visual Artist Joerael Elliott works to foster a creative culture, April 15, 2016 p.6

Phoenix Magazine, Artist of the Month, February   2011,p.50

Phoenix New Times, Cover, 2010

Booth-Clibborn, Edward, PHX 21rst Century City,  Booth-Clibborn Editions 2006, p.76+77

Thrasher Skateboarding Magazine, Volume 25 Issue 13 2005 p.98+99

: Mellisa Morrison“Walk Like a Mathematician ”Shade Magazine, Oct. Nov. 2004 p.16

The Proper Gander Comics and Such, 1998-2006



-Place, DC App spotlights American landmarks 'with a native twist' 2019,  Carey L. Biron

-Tele Matin, US News Joerael Mural Artist, 2019

-  WUSA9 CBS, You can now tour DC's Indigenous history with an app on your phone, 2019

- GWU,The Ground Floor of the Corcoran gets a Historically Significant Addition 2019, Aseeli Coleman

-Belles & Rebelles 2019 , Joerael Numina X Mobilize Walls,

-Texhoma's Homepage 2019, New Downtown Mural Nearly Complete, Curtis Jackson, 

-Santa Fe Reporter 2019, Against the Wall , Alex DeVore

-News One 2017, Colin Kaepernik Inspires One Muralist to Push back against Trump, Clarissa Hamlin

-WGAX 2017, Mercer Village Mural tells story about Civil Rights Throughout History, Jennifer Munoz

-Medium 2017, Art that Moves, Sophie Peel

-The Telegraph 2017, What is the Meaning Behind the Mural in Mercer Village?, Matthew Causey 

-The Santa Fe New Mexican "Pasetiempo", Beyond the Wall: Street Art Comes Inside, Jennifer Levin

- Colorado CRUSH 2017, " Amoeba Blog"  Billy Jam 

Brooklyn Street Art, "BSA Film Friday" 2017

- ABQ Journal North, The Zen of Graffit at the CCA, March 24, 2017 

-ABQ Journal North, Social Time for Water, November 18, 2016

-ABQ Journal North, Murals Liven up Santa Fe's Lena Street, October 27, 2016 

-Forbes, Visualizing Complexity Science: An Interview With Visual Artist Joerael Elliott, June 27, 2016

-ABQ Journal North, Visual Artist Joerael Elliott works to foster a creative culture, April 15, 2016

-Brooklyn Street Art, “BSA Film Friday” (Paint PHX 2015) 2015

-Brooklyn Street Art, “BSA Film Friday” (SOULFUSION) 2014

-Brooklyn Street Art, “Joerael Takes Painting to the Roof Top and Beyond” 2014

-Claire Lawton, Phoenix New Times, “10 Favorite Atreet Art Sightings In Phoenix” 2012

-Jason Franz, Phoenix New Times, “ Cycle: Tour of Mural City” 2011

-Brooklyn Street Art, “Yote,Jestonrama and Joerael: Fertility on the Range AZ” 2010

-Brooklyn Street Art, “ Joerael On the Streets of Juarez” 2010

-DTPHX.ORG, “Urban Art Thriving”2010

-Claire Lawton,Phoenix New Times, “Joerael Elliott on the Caravan” 2010

-Claire Lawton, Phoenix New Times, “Rainbow is the New Black” 2010

-Claire Lawton, Phoenix New Times, “Tag Your Art’ 2010



The Santa Fe Institute

Works Held in Private Collections in, Manhattan, Los Angeles, Santa Fe, Seattle  and Phoenix


2018 Visiting Artist, NMSA, Santa Fe NM

2018 Visiting Artist, Georgia Okeefe Museum, Santa Fe, NM

2017, Guest Artist, Mercer University / Arts in the Park , Macon GA

2016, Guest Artist, NMU, Land Arts of the American West, New Mexico

2015-2016, Illustration Residency, Broken Symmetry Society, The Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe

2016, SFAI Water Rights Thematic Residency, The Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe 


2018, SFI Summer School, Visual Poetics in Science, Santa Fe NM

2018, GWU Corcoran School of Art and Design, Art and Activism, Washington DC 

2018, LUX Capital, Graffiti Lecture, New York NY

2017, One Down Dog, Graffiti Lecture, Los Angeles CA

2017, Mercer University, Graffiti Lecture, Art & Activism, Can Control Workshop, Macon GA

2017, CRUSH Walls, Graffiti Lecture, Denver CO

2017, New Mexico School for the Deaf, Graffiti Lecture, Intro to Street Art, Santa Fe NM

2017, Santa Fe Indian School, Graffiti Lecture, Santa Fe NM

2016, SFAI 140 Resident Speaker, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe NM

2016, CCA New Mexico School for the Arts Day, Center For Contemporary Art, Santa Fe NM

2016, Title Graffiti: Indegenous City Culture "Maker Edition", Make Space Santa Fe, Santa Fe NM 

2016, Annual Science Board Symposium and Meeting  The Santa Fe Institute - Data Futures & Funding Futures: Shifting Landscapes, Keynote Speaker, Title Graffiti: Indigenous City Culture, Santa Fe NM



2017  New Mexico School for the Deaf, Youth Mural Workshop, Santa Fe 

2017  SFAI Open Call Community Youth Mural Workshop, Santa Fe

Social Justice 

2008-2011 Las Otras Hermanas, Art Director/Event Coordinator, Phoenix & Juarez Mexico

    A non-profit organization working in solidarity with producers and their families to create       

     an economy built on socially responsible enterprise through fair trade practices.

2011           Tohono O’Odham Unity Run Benefit, Live Art/Event Coordinator, Phoenix

                 The unity run is a Native American distance run aimed to serve a greater purpose for youths     

                 to understand, practice and preserve cultural heritage and practices. 

2008          The Longest Walk 2, Participant/ Advocator, Colorado

               The Longest walk 2 was an 8,200-mile (13,200 km) walk that highlighted the need for   

                 protection of American Indian Sacred sites, tribal sovereignty, environmental protection and  

                 action to stop global warming.