Education

 

     Master of Fine Arts, Houston Baptist University, 2015, Merit Scholarship, Houston, TX

 

     Bachelors of Fine Arts, Southern Methodist University, 2000, Dallas, TX

 

     The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 1994-96, Chicago, IL

Artist CV

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

 

     2017     Excursions Into the Unknown, Samara Gallery, Houston, TX

     2015     Dancing Across the Abyss, Samara Gallery, Houston, TX

     2011     Works on Paper, Valley City State University Gallery, Valley City, ND

     2010     Myths, Capital One Regional Headquarters, Plano, TX

     2002     Recent Works in Painting, Northwood University Art Gallery, Cedar Hill, TX

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

     2015     Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, Contemporary Art Gallery, Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX

                  Rising Eyes of Texas, Rockport Center for the Arts, Rockport, TX

     2014     Amerikanisches Tagebuch VI, Hilmsen Projekt, Alte Münze, Salzwedel, Germany

     2013     Amerikanisches Tagebuch V, Hilmsen Projekt, Alte Münze, Salzwedel, Germany

     2010     Capital One regional Headquarters, Plano, TX

     2004     500X Gallery, Annual Artist Exhibit, Dallas, TX

                  Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Selected Artist Exhibit, Fort Worth, TX

                  Friends of ALAS, Latino Cultural Center Gallery, Dallas, TX

                  La Loteria, Bathhouse Cultural Art Center, Dallas, TX

                  La Virgen, La Virgen de Guadalupe Cathedral, Dallas, TX

     2003     AMFAR Art Auction Exhibition, Dallas, TX

                  Dia de los Muertos, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX

                  17th Annual Dia de los Muertos Art Exhibition, Bathhouse Cultural Art Center, Dallas, TX

                  Latin Arts Exhibition, Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, Fort Worth, TX

                  An Exhibition of La Causa, The Ice House Cultural Art Center, Dallas, TX

                  Oak Cliff’s Own, The Ice House Cultural Art Center, Dallas, TX

                  12th Annual Art in the Hood, Blue Star Gallery, San Antonio, TX

                  Mundo Latino, Mural Exhibition, The Woman’s Museum at Fair Park, Dallas, TX

     2001     Group Art Show, South Florida Art Center, Miami Beach, FL

     2000     Bachelor’s of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, The Pollock Gallery at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX

     1999     Selected Artist Exhibition, McKinney Avenue Center for Contemporary Art, Dallas, TX

     1998     Dallas Visual Arts Center Selected Artist Exhibition, Dallas, TX

     1996     Drawing and Prints Art Show, Mountain View College Art Gallery, Dallas, TX

     1995     Student Works, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

Selected Public Collections

 

     The West Dallas Multi-purpose Center, Dallas, TX

     Cigarroa Elementary School, Dallas, TX

     Blockbuster Video Corporate Office, Dallas, TX

     J.P Elder Academy Center for Arts and Biosciences, Fort Worth, TX

     Ice House Cultural Art Center, Dallas, TX

     Capital One Regional Headquarters, Plano, TX

     Frito Lay Headquarters, Plano, TX

 

Publications

 

     2004     Dallas Morning News, Art Section, October 24

                  Fort Worth Hispanic Yellow Pages, Cover Art, September 16

     2003     Fort Worth Star Telegram, Diario La Estrella, Sunday Section, February 7 and 8

                  Fort Worth Star Telegram, Diario La Estrella, Cultura Section, September 5

Honors and Awards

 

     2014     Residency Award, Molzberger Academy of Art, Hilmsen, Germany

     2013     Residency Award, Molzberger Academy of Art, Hilmsen, Germany

     2013-15     Houston Baptist University Art Scholarship Award and Teaching Assistantship, Houston, TX

     2011     Visiting Artist and Guest Lecturer, Valley City State University, Valley City, ND

     2007     Dallas Public Art Commission Award, Dallas, TX

     2005     DISD Mural Art Commission, Cigarroa Elementary, Dallas, TX

     2004     Mural Art Commission Award, Blockbuster Corporate Office, Dallas, TX

     2003     Mural Art Commission Award, State Fair of Texas, Dallas, TX

                  Mural Art Award Commission, Dallas Public Art Office of Cultural Affairs, Dallas, TX

     1997-2000     Meadows School of the Arts Merit Scholarship Award, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX

     1994-96     Merit Scholarship Art Award, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

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