Sage Gallon is a painter, photographer and spoken word artist from New York, living and working in Los Angeles. Born in Long Island, Sage started drawing before he could write and acting before he could spell. His art emanates from his unique ability to see beauty in everything.
Sage is a leading artist of today’s generation. His art can be found in a myriad of public and private art collections from Los Angeles to New York and has been seen in numerous exhibitions in the United States. His work has received accolades from Mattie Lawson, Terez Thorpe and her wife Monifah, Jason Olive, Glass The Tramp, Asap Rocky, Lisa Fields and Shawn Antonio to name a few. Sage was named as one of the 40 Black Artists to watch in 2014 by NBC’s The Grio. Sage has appeared on Huffington Post surrounding his Crack(s) series that is a heartbreaking honest depiction of one man’s addiction and his humanity.
Sage Gallon’s recent exhibitions includes: Wallplay Gallery New York, Vapegoat Gallery Los Angeles, NWO Gallery Los Angeles, Xen Lounge Los Angeles, W Hotel Los Angeles, Memphis University Exhibit Memphis, Dysonna City Art Gallery Los Angeles, and Pico House Los Angeles. In 2002 Sage self-published a book of poetry titled ‘Naked Under My Clothes’, over 2,000 copies were sold independently. The book received inspiring reviews making it inevitable that Sage recorded a CD based off the book also titled Naked Under My Clothes. Sage is currently working to match the demand of his audience and is developing a One-Man Stage performance scheduled for release in 2016. Rose Colored Lens, a documentary about Sage by filmmaker Saki will be released later in 2015.
THE ALBUM - NAKED UNDER MY CLOTHES
Naked Under My Clothes is an exuberant and daring mind-grinding compilation of poetry with a soultry beat. The album offers a flawless combination of traditional and contemporary sound, strong vocals and groundbreaking mastering arrangements and production, achieving a definitive release from one of LA’s progressive artistic .
The album loudly proclaims themes of inspiration, anticipation and transformation to confirm his immense ability to see the beauty in everything. The opening tract, “Woman” starts the albums infectious energy that will soon have you on your feet moving to the rhythm of his sound.
The twenty Two song EP marks the culmination of an intense period of his personal and professional growth; a time when he made a conscious choice to fight for his life, his art and solidify his sound.