Agelio Batle



  • 1993

    • M.F.A. Sculpture - California College of Arts and Crafts (CCAC). Graduated with High Distinction
    • B.A. Biological Sciences - University of California, Santa Barbara 1986


  • Artist in Residence

    • School of the Arts, San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD), 9/92 - 9/1997
    • Sculpture, Photography, drawing and art exploration.
    • San Francisco Arts Education Foundation, 1/94 - 6/1997 As an Artist/teacher worked with middle school students to create collaborative works with an emphasis in social consciousness.
    • Berkley Oakland Support Services for the homeless. Worked with homeless youth to create outdoor public sculpture to travel through East Bay streets. Summer 1995
    • Southern Exposure Summer Program. Work with Mission District Youth to create art that give a "voice" for their issues and concerns. Summer 1995.
    • Teaching Assistant - UCSB, summer 1986 Intro to ceramics.
    • Selected Artist - Arts Project for the SFUSD to introduce innovative integrated multidisciplinary arts projects to district teachers. Spring 1991

    • Craft Forward Symposium 2011 - California College of the Arts, San Francisco & Oakland, Panelist
    • Design within Reach - San Francisco Studio, Fillmore St. 2008
    • Velvet Da Vinci (West Coast Artists)- San Francisco Fall 2007
    • SFAI, Sculpture (Bette Burgoyne). Spring 1995. Fall 1996
    • CCAC, Sculpture (Mark Thompson). Fall 1994
    • SFAI, Worlds in collision (Carlos Villa). Spring 1993
    • SFAI, Panel for Voices of Citizenry (with DIWA). Aug. 1993
    • SO. Exposure Gallery, Art in Education series. Winter 1993
    • UC Berkeley- Painting (Yolanda Lopez). Fall 1993
    • UC Berkeley - Panel at Asian American Art Conference-"Voices of Persistence “Fall 1993


  • September-October 2010

    EXHIBITION: Group Show Art Zone 461: “Aqua: Art on Water”
  • July – August 2010

    EXHIBITION – Group Show: “Wondrous Strange: A 21st Century Cabinet of Curiosities at SFMOMA Artists Gallery Fort Mason Building A, San Francisco, CA 94123 July 22 - August 28, 2010
  • May 2010: EXHIBITION

    Agelio Batle’s “NEW GRAPHITE” Paintings at Lois Lambert Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
  • April 2010: EXHIBITION/TALK

    Agelio Batle’s graphite objects at Annie Glass, Watsonville, CA
  • December 2009: EXHIBITION

    Agelio Batle’s Paintings and Wire Heads– The Museums of Los Gatos, Los Gatos, CA
  • November 2009: EXHIBITION

    Introducing Agelio Batle at Howard Skinner Gallery. Sacramento, CA
  • June 2009: EXHIBITION

    Invitation to exhibit work at Socrates Sculpture Park Show in Queens, NY. Very first show to be to be sponsored by The Noguchi Foundation, DWELL Magazine and American Crafts Council.
  • January - February 2009: EXHIBITION

    The 75th Crocker-Kingsley: California’s Biennial, a Juried Exhibition. BEST OF SHOW was awarded to Agelio Batle, Black Growth, 2008. Suspended graphite on wood panel, 20 x 18 in.
    To view the page, please visit: Here
  • December 2008 – January 2009: EXHIBITION

    AGELIO BATLE, HEADS AND TALES GRAPHITE PAINTINGS & METAL SCULPTURES at Artzone 461 Gallery. Exhibition of current artworks, sculptures and paintings
    To view the Press Release page, please visit: Here


  • October 2010

    Custom made colt pythons in graphite for new TV Show in AMC’s "The Walking Dead”
  • March 2009

    The La Quinta Resort and Spa’s Custom Design Fee (La Quinta Leaf) for the Pacific Life Open Tennis on the 12th of March 2009
  • October 2008

    AMAMCO – Drill bit tool Project Design
  • August 2008

    Tom Bonauro/ Gary Hutton “SEEMS TO APPEAR” project
  • February 2008

    Aquatica by Sea World
  • April 2008

    Post No Bills for the USA Olympics Committee (Special packaging)
  • January 2008

    Custom Design Project: Collaboration with London-based Brazilian artist Tonico Lemos Auad, Bird Project Design
  • December 2007

    Lindblad Expeditions for the National Geographic
  • December 2007

    Heller Manus Architects Project Design
  • July 2007

    Commissioned by Noguchi Museum for 5 Custom Graphite Objects, offered through the Noguchi Museum Shop
  • June 2005

    Commissioned by Cirque Du Soleil


  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SF, CA)
  • Noguchi Museum (NY)
  • Museum of Art and Design (NYC)
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art (NYC)
  • De Vera (SF and NY)
  • Cursive (NY)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Zipper (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Cirque Du Soleil (Canada)
  • Flow Gallery (UK)
  • William Yeoward Furniture Ltd. (UK)
  • Fortnum and Mason (UK)
  • Le Bon Marché (Paris, France)
  • Miller Et Bertaux(Paris, France)
  • Buttenpapierfabrik Gmund GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)
  • Brachard & Cie (Switzerland)
  • Planet Furniture (Australia)
  • Passion for Paper (New Zealand)
  • Landscape Products Co., Ltd. dba Play Mountain (Tokyo, Japan)
  • Lusterx, Inc. (Tokyo, Japan)
  • Peggy Guggenheim Collection (Italy)
  • Mia Zia (Ibiza, Spain)
  • Wynn Hotels (Las Vegas)
  • Neiman Marcus
  • Anthropologie


  • Nelson Mandela (Drawing Hand#1, limited Edition) Edition # 11/2/1999
  • President Bill Clinton
  • George Lucas
  • John Grisham
  • Ron Gilad, Designer
  • Ian Schrager Co.
  • Zack Snyder, Filmaker
  • Chef Masaharu Morimoto
  • Chef Sam Choy
  • Heller Manus Architects
  • Cameron Diaz
  • Trisha Yearwood
  • Emily Procter (CSI Miami)
  • Amy Brenneman (Judging Amy)


  • March 2009: BOOK FEATURE

    Help design book cover for Mutual Combat/Mutual Respect by Clarence L. Lewis III
    To view the book, please visit: Here
  • March 2009: NEWS FEATURE

    Our work was featured in just released book by bestselling author, Kitty Burns Florey. Entitled “Script & Scribble, the rise and fall of handwriting”, there is a photo of the Quill where she praises its scribbles to the level of art.
    To view the book, please visit: Here
  • March 2009: BLOG FEATURE

    Radical NEW works on influential Blog, New works series is compelling and poignant which includes the following sculpture designs in graphite:
    AK-47, 30mm Shell and “Little boy” Atomic bomb.
    To view the page, please visit: Here

November 2008: NEWS FEATURE

  • Batle Studio, true live-work space in San Francisco was featured at the San Francisco Chronicle by writer Zahid Sardar, Chronicle’s Design Editor
    To view the page, please visit: Here
  • September 2008: NEWS FEATURE

    Featured in The New York Times, our Marble Soda Cans, first project in an upcoming series of marble objects by Agelio Batle. Design Page titled Shopping with Design Bloggers, Fall Picks for those who have seen it all (picked by Hollister Hovey)
    To view the page, please visit: Here
  • April 2008: SPECIAL GIFTS

    Special Custom graphite Bamboo was given to the USA Olympic Committee Heads
  • November 2007: JEWELRY: GROUP SHOW (West Coast Artists)

    Velvet Da Vinci Showcase Agelio's Jewelry-Wood, resin, leather cord in SF and UK Gallery Velvet Da Vinci, San Francisco CA (November 2007)
    Bluecoat Gallery in Liverpool, England (March 2008)
  • November 2007: SPECIAL GIFTS

    Special Custom graphite Olive branch was given to VIPS for The Gramercy Park Hotel, NY
  • October 2007: ALBUM COVER

    One of Agelio’s paintings, Untitled (figure) suspended graphite on resin panel (2004, 47”x48”x2”) – on the cover of an album “Souls Journey: Music of the Choirs of All Saints’ Episcopal Church”


  • 2009 Best of Show

    California Biennale - Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
  • 2007 Award of Excellence

    American Craft Council, San Francisco, CA (for Wood Jewelry)
  • 2005 Juror’s Award for Sculpture

    Saint Louis Art Fair (Cheryl Riley)
  • National Scholastic Art Award

  • High Distinction

    MFA candidate CCAC 1993
  • All College Honors

    CCAC 1992
  • James Irvine Foundation Award

    CCAC 1991
  • Young American

    American Craft Council 1988


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  • Nov/Dec 2009

  • Chicago Home and Garden Magazine
  • Jan/Feb 2008

    Inside Out (Australia)
  • February 2008

    US Airways
  • December 2007

    Reader's Digest
  • September 2007

    Pen World
  • June 2006

  • October 2003

    High Fashion (Japan)
  • January 2003

    Casa Brutus (Japan)
  • July 1991, December 1990, May 1989, December 1988