Education       

2009 AA, Interior Design, Solano Community College, CA

1999 MFA, Painting, Hunter College, NY

1995 BA, Art, UC Berkeley, CA

1994 Study Abroad: Facultad de Bellas Artes, Univ. Complutense de Madrid, Spain

 

Solo Exhibits

2018 Weight as Real, William Horace Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC 2/18

2017 Weight as Real, Sertoma Arts Center, Raleigh, NC

2017 weight as Real, Holly Springs Cultural Center, Holly Springs, NC

2016 Weight as Real, Paige Walker/Town of Cary Cultural Center, Cary, NC

2016 Hecho en Raleigh, Mexican Consulate, Raleigh, NC

2015 Weight as Real, Artspace, Raleigh, NC

2015 Weight as Real, Justice Center, United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake Co., NC 2015 Biblioteca, piramide y  laberinto, Galeria del Congreso del Estado de Jalisco, Gdl, MX

2011 20 Years of Painting: 1001 nights, Ex Convento del Carmen Museum, Guadalajara, MX

2007 Weight As Real, Hotel Biron, San Francisco, CA

2007 Weight As Real, Evolving Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2004 Weight As Real, Novo Arte, LIC, NY

2003 Now and then, La Guardia Airport/Main Terminal, NY, NY

2003 Koncepcíon, Asterix, Brooklyn, NY

2002 Weight as Real, St. Peter's Church, NY, NY

1996 Weight As Real, STM, Oakland, CA

1996 Weight As Real, Collective Art Gallery, Berkeley, CA

1995 La Patria, The White Room, Berkeley, CA

1994 Lex-Lax-Lex-Lax, Galeria Corazon Negro, Madrid, Spain

1993 Geometria:[x] Here/There, The White Room, Berkeley, CA

 

Group Exhibitions

2017 30 Years, Artspace, Raleigh, NC

2017 Contemporary South- COSO, Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC

2017 Instructor’s Exhibition, Pullen Arts Center, Raleigh, NC

2016 In Color, Sun Trust Gallery, Durham, NC

2016 ATS, Artspace, Raleigh, NC

2016 To and Fro, Block Gallery, Raleigh, NC

2015 Fresh, Contemporary Art in North Carolina:  Juried Group Show, Artspace, Raleigh, NC

2015 MEXhibit, COR Museum, Raleigh, NC

2015 Community, Carrack Modern, Durham, NC

2014 Somos Dos, Private Installation, Oakland, CA

2013 Somos Dos, Private Installation, Oakland, CA

2011 Of Elevens, Shelly Box, Oakland, CA

2009 Selected Finalist, Fine Art Finals, www.fineartfinals.com

2009 Selected Juried Exhibit, Vacaville Art Gallery, Vacaville, CA

2008 Art Fest 2008, The American School Foundation of Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico

2006 Art Fest 2006, The American School Foundation of Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico

2006 Love, Evolving Art Gallery, Vallejo, CA

2005 Encuentro, Museo Convento Del Carmen, Guadalajara, Mexico

2005 Sonoma Biennial, Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, Sonoma, CA

2005 The Faculty Exhibition, Times Square Gallery, NY, NY

2004 In-Site, Local Project/Down Time, NY, NY

2004 Culture Shock, Local Project, LIC, NY

2004 Puntos De Vista, La Vuelta, LIC, NY

2004 QCA Members Exhibit, Langston Hughes Library, Jamaica, NY

2003 Weight As Real, Espacio Oks, LIC, NY

2003 18 Wheeler, The Annex, NY, NY

2002 + -x ‚, a|p @ work, NY, NY

2001 Weight As Real, Rivertown, NY, NY

2001 Elements, Gensler, NY, NY

2001 Structure, Gensler, NY, NY

2000 Weight As Real, Gallery @ St. Francis of Asisi, NY, NY

2000 Weight As Real, House Gallery, NY, NY

1999 Recent Work: Thesis, Times Square Gallery, NY, NY

1999 IV Encuentro de Arte, Jalisco Joven, Guadalajara, Mexico, 1999

1999 From Our Kitchen, Art Space 310, NY, NY

1998 Weight As Real, House Gallery, NY, NY

1997 Word on the Street, Art Space 310, NY, NY

1997 Pintura, Vorhees Fourth Floor, NY, NY

1996 New Abstraction, Art Space 310, NY, NY

1995 La Patria, Whiteroom, Berkeley, CA

1995 The Big Picture, Worth Rhyder Gallery, Berkeley, CA

1995 Recent Work, Claremont Gallery, Oakland, CA

1995 BA Candidates, Worth Rhyder Gallery, Berkeley, CA

1995 Recent Work: Bay Area Artists, Nexus Gallery, Berkeley, CA

1993 Paintings, Worth Rhyder Gallery, Berkeley, CA

1992 Recent Painting, Worth Rhyder Gallery, Berkeley, CA


Murals/Public Art

2017 AOTM, Art on city Transit, RTA and Raleigh Arts,  Raleigh, NC

2017 Installation, Weight as Real, Triad International Airport, Greensboro, NC Thru 5/2-2018

2016 Mural, Wiley's Mission, Wiley Elementary, Raleigh, NC

2015 Mural, Somos Iguales, El Pueblo, Inc., Raleigh, NC

2002 Mural, Raices/Roots: Tribute to Cesar Chavez, Boys and Girls Club, MP, CA

2001 Mural, The Peacemakers Hall of Fame, Monterrey Park Boys and Girls Club, MP, CA

1998 Mural, United Way and the Monterey Park Boys and Girls Club, M P, CA

1996 Mural, Original Sports Eatery, Walnut Creek, CA

1993 Mural, Casa Zimbabwe Cooperative, Berkeley, CA

 

Curatorial History

2017 Food for Thought City of Raleigh Museum, Curator, Producer, Raleigh, NC

2014 Somos Dos, private installation, Curator, Producer, Oakland, CA

2013 This: a cheap art sale, Shell-Space, Curator, Producer, Oakland, CA

2012 This: a cheap art sale, Shell-Space, Curator, Poducer, Oakland, CA

2011 Of Elevens, Shell-Space, Co-Curator, CO-Producer, Oakland, CA

2004 Puntos De Vista, La Vuelta, Curator, Producer, LIC, NY

2003 Weight As Real, Curator, Co-Producer, LIC, NY

2002 + -x / ‚, a|p @ work,Curator, Producer, NY, NY

2001 Weight As Real, Rivertown, Curator, Producer, NY, NY

2001 Elements, Gensler, Curator, Producer, NY, NY

2001 Structure, Genlser, Curator, Producer, NY, NY

2000 Weight As Real, Curator, Producer, LIC, NY

1999 Weight As Real, Curator, Producer, LIC, NY

1997 Pintura, Curator, Producer, NY, NY

 

Lectures/Panel Discussions

2018 Color, OOLI, North Carolina State University, Lecture, Raleigh, NC 2/2018

2018 Art from my view, OOLI, North Carolina State University, Lecture, NC 2/2018

2000 Artistic Self Promotion, PS 1, Panel Discussion, LIC, NY

2000 Design In Mind, Cooper Heweitt Museum of Design, Panel Discussion, NY, NY

2000 Color: Fire in the Sky, John Jay College,Lecture, NY, NY

1999 Problematix: Image Making, Gensler,Lecture, NY, NY

1997 What is Wrong with Tradition? House Gallery, Lecture, LIC, NY

1994 Art & Math, Lecture, UC Berkeley, CA

 

Professional Affiliations

2007- 2010  Member of Board of Trustees, Precita Eyes, San Francisco, CA

2004 Vice President of the Board of Trustees to the Queens Council on the Arts, NY

2003-2004 Member of the Borad of Trustees to the Queens Council on the Arts, NY

1999-2004 Adjunct Professor of Art, Hunter College, CUNY, New York, NY

1999-PresentCAA Member

 

Press

2005 Hunter College Faculty Exhibition Catalogue

2005 Featured Artist, “Best of New York” , Sorell Publishing, New York, NY

2004 Forest Hills Ledger,  “Queens Council highlights Latino artists in auction”, article with photograph,        Queens, NY.  May 20

2004 Diario de México, “Queens Council and Latin American artists of Queens” ,article with  photograph, Queens,  NY.  May 10

2003 El Diario, Art and Culture section featured artist, New York, NY.  December 21.

2003 www.new-york-art.com, featured article “Weight as real”, September.

2000 Rachel Genzer, “Artist afoot”,  Dialogue .  New York, NY.  August issue.

2000 Justina Williams, “ Have you tweaked your reality today?”,  Expresso magazine.  Featured  article.  April.

1999 Hunter College MFA candidates exhibition catalogue.

1992 UC Berkeley Annual, book cover.

 

Collections

University Of California at Berkeley, CA

Hunter College, NY,NY

United Way, LA, CA

NY Higashi Family Foundation, CA                    

Queens Council on the Arts, Forest Park, NY

Monterrey Park Boys and Girls Club of America, Monterrey Park, CA

SAS, Raleigh, NC

Biotech, Raleigh, NC

 

 

Donations

Artspace, Raleigh, NC

El Pueblo Inc, Raleigh, NC

Queens Council on the Arts, Jamaica, NY               

Queens Botanical Garden, Flushing, NY

Queens Aliance, Flushing, NY

Park Avenue Christian, NY, NY

Local Project, LIC, NY

La Vuelta, LIC, NY

Local Project, LIC, NY

California State University, East Bay, Hayward, CA

Precita Eyes Muralists, San Francisco, CA