Carlos Batts – C Batts FLY Productions

Carlos Batts Photography

Carlos Batts is an award winning artist, photographer and director. Batts’ artwork has appeared on book covers, fashion magazines, comic books and in motion pictures. Batts’ work is documented in coffee table books. He has also directed music videos, independent features and exhibited his work internationally.

Twitter: @cbattsfly


Media Kit: CBattsFLY Visual
C Batts FLY Logos: Black Logo PDF Red Logo PDF

Print Publications

Coffee Table Books
Fat Girl, Rarebird Books, 2013
American Gothic, Scapegoat Publishing 2005
Crazy Sexy Hollywood, Edition Reuss 2003
WILD SKIN, Edition Reuss 2001

The Worst Of While You Were Sleeping, Schaffer 2012
Street World, Thames and Hudson 2007
Freight Train Graffiti, Abrams 2006
The Fetish Anthology, Secret 2003
Morning Wood, R77/Gingko Press 2003
Famous Eyes, Edition Reuss, Munich 2002
Sex: Take a Walk on the Wild Side, Carlton Books, 2002
The Mammoth Book of Illustrated Erotica, Mammoth Books 2001
Spectrum 4, Underwood Books 1997
Spectrum 3, Underwood Books 1996

Book Covers
Hot & Heavy, editor Virgie Tovar, Seal Press 2012
Starfishing, author Nicola Monaghan, Vintage Books 2009
SNUFF, author Chuck Palahniuk, Random House 2008
Starfishing, Nicola Monaghan, Random House
Cages, author Ed Gorman, Deadline Press 1995
Personal Darkness, author Lee Tanith, Del/Abyss Books 1994

Photographs used in Motion Pictures……
DISTURBIA, Dreamworks Pictures 2007
BOMBIT, Antidote Films 2007
INFAMY, Image Entertainment 2005
BREAKIN’ ALL THE RULES, Screen Gems 2004
A DIRTY SHAME, New Line Cinema 2004
THE REPLACEMENTS, WarnerBrothers 2001

Exhibits 2012
F*#K Love, Group Show, Antebellum Gallery Los Angeles, CA 2012
Consent, Group Show, APEXART New York, NY 2011
X_Pollination Group Art Show, Hive Gallery Los Angeles, CA 2011
Carlos Batts & April Flores Art Photography, Studio Servitu Los Angeles, CA 2011
The Dirty Show, Group Show, Los Angeles, CA 2011
Alt to the Alt, Group Show, The Show Cave Los Angles, CA 2008
Automolove, Group Show, Antebellum Gallery Hollywood, CA 2007
BLACKS, Group Show, Antebellum Gallery Hollywood, CA
Dirty Show, Group Show Detroit, MI 2006
Skateboard (painting), Molten Brothers Deck Display Phoenix, AZ
Group Show, Antebellum Gallery Hollywood, CA 2005

American Gothic (exhibit & screening)
Sometimes Madness is Wisdom Los Angeles, CA
Studio 71 South Grand Rapids, MI
Perihelion Art Gallery Phoenix, AZ
Clair Obscur Gallery Los Angeles, CA 2005-04

Crazy Sexy Hollywood, Group Exhibit
Art @ Large New York, NY
Mondo Bizzaro Gallery Bologna, Italy
Perihelion Art Gallery Phoenix, AZ 2004
Group Exhibit, Tower Framing Sacramento, CA
Group Exhibit, Claire Obscur Gallery Los Angeles,CA 2004-03

Morning Wood, Group Exhibit
Minna Gallery San Francisco, CA
Merry Kernowsky Gallery Los Angeles, CA 2003
Exposition De Photographies, Galerie Gora Montreal, Canada
Two Person Show, Don O’Melveny Gallery West Hollywood, CA 2002
Group Exhibit, La Luz de Jesus Gallery Los Angeles, CA 2000
One Man Photography Exhibit, Fototeka Los Angeles, CA 1998
SoWeBo Arts Festivals Baltimore, MD
Whole Gallery Baltimore, MD 1997
Cones-N-Rods Baltimore, MD
Ward-Nasse Gallery Baltimore, MD
Eubie Blake Gallery Baltimore, MD
Adler Gallery Baltimore, MD 1996
Dark’s Art Parlor Los Angeles, CA 1995
Rita Dean Gallery San Diego, CA 1994
Ruth Ramberg, Albuquerque, NM
Mind Over Matter Albuquerque, NM
Centennial Gallery, University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 1993
Shagreen Gallery Savage, MD
Artscape, Baltimore, MD 1993-92

PUPPADERE (screening)
Baltimore Independent Filmmakers Festival Baltimore, MD
Orpheum Cinema, Baltimore, MD
Open Space Arts Gallery Reisterstown, MD


Featured Artist: Axis, Carlos Batts, COOP, Jim Mahfood, Kime Buzzelli, Kozy & Dan, Misha, Small Paul, Brian Donnelly, Stephan Kasner, Dr. Carol Queen, Ph.D and Robert Lawrence, Zak Smith, Erika Keck, Mollycrabapple, George Pitts, Eli Livingston, Joka, Mo Moussa, Joy Lessposh, Eric Eaton.
La Luz De Jesus Gallery (March) Hollywood, CA
Good Vibes Gallery (September) San Francisco, CA
Museum Of Sex (October) New York, NY
The Painted Bride (October) Philadelphia, PA
Antebellum (December) Hollywood, CA

2008 THINKING OF LA RASA, Group Show
Featured Artist: Ed Fox, Seeone, Tony Acosta,Gregory Borojoquez, April Flores, Antonio Vigil.
Antebellum (February) Phoenix, CA

2007 BLACKS, Group Show
Featured Artist: George Pitts, Alva Benadine
Antebellum Gallery (February) Hollywood, CA 2006 RIDING WITH MARY, Chris Haston
Clair Obscur Gallery (July) Los Angeles, CA
Perihelion Arts (November) Phoenix, AZ 2005

KUNDALINI: The Tantric Illustrations of Mike GIANT
The Erotic Museum Hollywood, CA

A HISTORY OF SEX, Andres Serrano
The Erotic Museum, Hollywood, CA 2005-03

Featured Artist: Rick Castro, Dave Naz, Estevan Oriol, Patrick Hoelck, Steve Diet Goedde.
Art@Large (March 2005) New York,NY
Mondo Bizzaro Gallery (April 2004) Bologna, Italy
Start Soma (October 2003) San Francisco, CA
One Eye Space (November 2003) Hollywood, CA
Perihelion Arts Gallery (November 2003) Phoenix, AZ 2004

NICE & CRUDE, Group Show
Featured Artists: Axis, Kime Buzzelli, Richard Colman, Chris Lindig
The Erotic Museum Hollywood, CA…


2011 ARTCORE, C. Batts FLY
2010 Dangerous Curves, Heartcore Films
2009 BEHIND THE RED DOOR, Heartcore Films
2009 GLAMAZONS, Heartcore Films
2007 VOLUPTUOUS LIFE, Adam & Eve Pictures
2007 Pig Destroyer, “THOUGHT CRIME,” Relapse Records*
2006 ALTER EGO, C. Batts FLY
2006 Dog Fashion Disco, “SILENT FILM,” Rotten Records*
2005 AMERICAN GOTHIC, [Short film collection] Cult Epics
2005 Swarm of the Lotus, “HOOKWORM,” Abacus Records*
2003 Dog Fashion Disco, “NUDE IN THE WILDERNESS,” Spitfire Records
2002 Dog Fashion Disco, “LEPER FRIEND,” Spitfir