Wes Larios (b.1992, Los Angeles, CA) is an artist and teacher. He studied at the San Francisco Art Institute, then moved to New Haven, Connecticut for graduate studies. After receiving his MFA in 2017, he moved to New York City and participated in the Whitney Independent Study Program. He is now Visiting Faculty at the California Institute of the Arts and UC Riverside. He works slowly on essays, films, drawings, books and photographs from his Depression-era shed in East LA.