Who is Eriberto Oriol?

February 15, 2018

 Artist Eriberto Oriol

Mural size Painting 16'.6" x 6'

Mural size Painting 16′.6″ x 6′


Artist Eriberto Oriol

By Angelica

There is a certain kind of freedom that comes from madness.  With civilization come the rules and regulations.  Who is really free? Who are the normal people; those who are free to act on their instincts and desires; or those who are ruled by regulations and expectations?


Artist, Eriberto Oriol, is not interested in following the rules and schools of art.  In his paintings and drawings, Eriberto speaks with his own voice.  Projecting his emotions through color, line and expression with more of an international flare from inspirations that comes from great art from Asia, Africa and Mesoamerica.
Like much of his work, in his drawing “Freaked Out,” it is a juxtaposition of color, line and shapes. The color pink in the background juxtaposed with the dark scribble of his main character, shows how bewildered and out of place this character seems to be.  He is in an urban setting that is almost frightening, as would be a large window cracking and breaking into pieces.
He has various styles in his art.  For him, is not about concept; it’s a pause to share feelings about common experiences. His characters are often missing the real structure of what is supposed to be a full body and often all you see are the souls and essence of emotions.  It’s hard for Eriberto to try to give meaning or interpretation to his work, as he just seems to be a vessel for these inspirations.
The shading in his drawings are not to give the drawings three dimension but it is just there for character and texture.
Born and raised in the United States he sometimes paints from themes that flow from memories, with various painting styles, impressions from his subconscious and experiences.  
To see list of art collector, details and other samples of Eriberto’s painting and drawing GO TO ForbiddenArtLA.com


"Reclining Figures"

“Reclining Figures”



"Where is my Coffee?"

“Where is my Coffee?”




Published in:

Taschen  ♦ Hong Kong  ♦  Colon ♦ London ♦  Paris ♦ Tokyo ♦ Los Angeles

38 Timez ♦ Japan ♦ United States

Juxtapoz Magazine ♦ International

Eriberto’s also featured in the L A Times, LA Weekly and others

In an art review by top L A Times art critic, William Wilson called him a people’s aesthete.

L A WEEKLY named and featured Eriberto as a “Local Hero” for his work at the Pico House. 


GO TO MEDIA @  ForbiddenArtLA.com for listing of other publications.


Yes, they did!!

and they did and  they are still there:  “Got Graf”

ForbiddenArtLA.com   features artist:

Photographer and Painter

Eriberto Oriol

  • Internationally published

  • Contemporary

  • Prominently collected by some institutions and individuals

  • Youth and adult Appeal

  • Part of history in “Los Angeles Portrait of A City.” See Taschen books. One of Eriberto’s photos ‘Americas Most Wanted’ was selected along with photos of Rodi King beating, Robert Kennedy assassination  and others pics to be part of the history of the city of Los Angeles through photos:  see Taschen on – line: Taschen.com.  Eriberto’s photo on page: 536.  Book used in History classes on history of Los Angeles.

ForbiddenArtLA.com:  Details:  BLOG   “What contributes to someone’s art becoming a good ART investment?”


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Comment to a Mango’s Azul posting:  What? No Plastic Bags ???

A comment was made …..

“ah yes… California Environmental whackos, no more plastic bags , ha ha ,ha Supermarkets in california have banned plastic bags especially in San Francisco, forcing people to BUY paper bags at 10 cents each. . Just cut more trees down.. bravo whackos from the land of fruits and nuts. A California Artist, landscape painting included in book Planet Earth, Planet Art, by Mirca, UK. Associated with 2,000,000 members Earth First environmental group international”

Our first reaction to above:  You called us what?? Just because we care about the  environment ?? Is it preferable for people to have their heads in the ground and just continue to say it is not happening? There is nothing we can do…

When we first got this comment, it was sad.  Afters,  we thought lets put it out there and show the mindset some people have.

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Artist: Eriberto Oriol

April 8, 2013

“Angles” – seeing life as personal transformations in strength and determination. By artist Eriberto Oriol.




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