Originally from Bakersfield, CA, Beaux Geste Mingus is a filmmaker, artist and educator whose work focuses on capturing intimate, personal rituals and the emotional resonance of overlooked places. His films have screened at The Canton Palace Theatre International Film Festival, REDCAT, Echo Park Film Center, The Kristi Engle Gallery, Public Space ONE in Iowa City, Exploded View Gallery in Tucson, Haverhill Experimental Film Festival in Haverhill, Mass, Monkeytown in Brooklyn, Konstepidemin in Gothenburg, Sweden, and numerous other venues in the United States and abroad. He has received grants from Kodak, Fotokem Film Labs, The Mike Kelly Foundation for the Arts, and was recently an artist-in-residence at the Echo Park Film Center. Beaux received an MFA in Film/Video from the California Institute of the Arts, and currently lives in Los Angeles, where he works professionally as a video editor and film instructor.