Shay Bredimus (b.1979) earned an MFA in 2008 from the Laguna College of Art and Design in Laguna, California and a BFA in painting from Emily Carr University in Vancouver, Canada in 2004. He has studied under mentors F. Scott Hess, Stephen Douglas and Wes Christensen, among others. In recent years, Bredimus’ work was has been in solo exhibitions at Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA (2018); San Luis Obispo Art Center, CA and Fresno City College, CA and numerous group shows in Hong Kong, Seattle, Las Vegas and Carlsbad, CA. Bredimus has earned critical praise with feature articles in the Huffington Post, Culture Magazine, Evolved, Prophets & Poets, Arts Journal and Inked. A survivor of a traumatic brain injury that occurred at age ten, Bredimus uses this catalyst event to make visual language as his primary mode of expression. Bredimus is a renowned tattoo artist, tattooing in Long Beach, California at The Raven and the Wolves..