Education

University of Texas at San Antonio

MFA in Painting 2009

University of Texas at Arlington

BFA in Painting 2005

 

Teaching Experience

 2013 – 2016 Senior Lecturer Professor, Drawing, University of Texas at Arlington

2009 - 2013 Adjunct Professor, Drawing, University of Texas at Arlington

2011 - 2016 Adjunct Professor, Painting, El Centro Community College, Dallas, Texas

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016-   Akin, Gray Duck Gallery, Austin, Texas

2015-   Everything Means Nothing, Kirk Hopper Fine Art, Dallas, Texas

2015-   The Status of my Fears, Texas A&M Commerce, Commerce, Texas

2014-   The Day You Arrived, AR4T Gallery, Laguna Beach, California

2014-   Conversations, Nave Museum, Victoria, Texas

2014-   On The Border, Antonio Colombo Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy

2013-   Let Me Be your Favorite Nightmare, Kirk Hopper Fine Art, Dallas, Texas

2013-   Dreamers, Gravelmouth Gallery, San Antonio, Texas

2010-   Remove Your Veil, HCG Gallery, Dallas, Texas

2009-   Tierra Nueva, UTSA Satellite Space, San Antonio, Texas

2004-   The Ghetto Bird, Gallery West, University of Texas at Arlington

 

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2015-   Chicanitas, The Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, Texas

2015-   Faculty Biennial, University ofTexas at Arlington Gallery, Arlington, Texas

2015-   Downtown, H. Paxton Moore Fine Art Gallery, Dallas, Texas

2015-   Art League Houston Gala, Hotel Zaza,  Houston, Texas

2015-   Take 10, Mesa Contemporary Art Museum, Mesa, Arizona

2015-   Jug Life, Park Life Gallery, San Francisco, California

2015-   Sour Grapes / 15 Years, Latino Cultural Center, Dallas, Texas

2015-   Swelter, Kirk Hopper Fine Art, Dallas, Texas

2015-   Irrational City, Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, Texas

2015-   Chicanitas, Vincent Price Museum, Los Angeles, California

2015-   Out of The Elements, Gravelmouth Gallery, San Antonio, Texas

2015-   Yoomi Jasper Penoso, Atama, Dallas, Texas

2014-   Scope Art Fair, Miami, Florida

2104-   Aqua Art Fair, Miami Florida

2014-   Art & Nature: New Contemporary, AR4T Gallery, Laguna Beach, California

2014-   Chicano Collection, Musee d’ Aquitaine, Bordeaux, France

2014-   SWAB Art Fair, Barcelona, Spain

2104-   Chicanitas, Texas Tech University, Lubbock Texas

2014-   Sour Grapes, Kettle Art Gallery, Dallas, Texas

2014-   Unmasked, Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americano, SanJose, California

2014-   Rising Star, Turner House Gallery, Dallas, Texas

2014-   From Street to Gallery, University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas

2014-   Ctrl+V: Collage, Kirk Hopper Fine Art, Dallas, Texas

2014-   Uvas Agrias, Gravelmouth Gallery, San Antonio, Texas

2014-   Game Over, Giant Robot, Los Angeles, California

2014-   Doppio Sogno, Polo Reale, Torino, Italy

2014-   CrossSection: Latino Artists in Texas, Houston Museum of African American Cultures, Houston, Texas

2014-   Everyone’s Time Is Their Own, Alter Space, San Francisco, California

2013-   Faculty Biennial, University ofTexas at Arlington Gallery, Arlington, Texas

2013-   La Virgen de Guadalupe Exhibition, Oak Cliff Cultural Center, Dallas, Texas

2013-   Chicanitas, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, California

2013-   Print Provocateur, Gravlemouth Gallery, San Antonio, Texas

2013-   Scope Art Fair, Miami Florida

2013-   Tejano, Longview Museum of Fine Art, Longview Texas

2013-   Collective Bargaining, University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, Texas

2013-   Art to the Power of Ten, McNay Museum, San Antonio, Texas

2013-   Chicanitas, University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie, Wyoming

2013-   Fair Play, Nicole Longnecker Gallery, Houston, Texas

2013-   Phoenix Rising, Kettle Gallery, Dallas, Texas

2013-   Palm Springs Fine Art Fair, Palm Springs, California

2013-   Fine Art Faculty Exhibition, H. Paxton Moore Fine Art Gallery, Dallas, Texas

2012-   Scope Art Fair, Miami Florida

2012-   Sour Grapes: La Tienda, The Public Trust, Dallas, Texas

2012-   Houston Fine Art Fair, Houston, Texas

2012-   Palm Springs Fine Art Fair, Palm Springs, California

2012-   The Hamptons Fine Art Fair, Hamptons, New York

2012-   Sesame Street Show, KNOWN Gallery, Los Angeles, California

2012-   Game Over 2, Giant Robot, Los Angeles, California

2012-   Fine Art Faculty Exhibition, H. Paxton Moore Fine Art Gallery, Dallas, Texas

2012-   Serie Project, Latino Cultural Center, Dallas, Texas

2012-   Richland College Faculty Art Show, Brazos Gallery, Richardson, Texas

2012-   Art and Advocacy, F.I.G Gallery, Dallas, Texas

2012-   Serie Project, Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin, Texas

2012-   The Summer Collection, Thomas Paul Fine Art, Los Angeles, California

2012-   Chicanitas, Museum of Monterey, Monterey, California

2012-   These Friends 3, THIS Gallery, Los Angeles California

2012-   NaRRativa, Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, Texas

2011-   Rest In Power, Dallas Contemporary, Dallas, Texas

2011-   Identity Crisis, Gray Duck Gallery, Austin, Texas

2011-   Wonder Years, Rising Gallery, Dallas, Texas

2011-   Faculty Biennial, University ofTexas at Arlington Gallery, Arlington, Texas

2011-   Chicanitas, MESA Art Center, Mesa, Arizona

2011-   Odyssey, Brick Building, Culver City, California

2011-   Influences, Oak Cliff Cultural Center, Dallas, Texas

2011-   Temporary Occupants, Eastfield College, Mesquite, Texas

2011-   M.F.A. Alumni Show, U.T.S.A. Gallery, San Antonio, Texas

2011-   HEIR Today Gone Tomorrow, Mexican American Cultural Center. Austin, Texas

2011-   Dallas Art Fair, Neiman Marcus, Dallas, Texas

2011-   Black Roses, Tractor Beam Gallery, Dallas, Texas

2011-   UTSA Alumni Exhibition, University of Texas at San Antonio, Texas

2011-   Infinite Mirror, Syracuse University Art Galleries, New York

2011-   SXSW Sour Grapes Art Show, Complete, Austin, Texas

2011-   Infinite Mirror, Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery, Keene State College, NH

2010-   Show Me The Munny, Atama, Dallas, Texas

2010-   Something Good, West 30th, Brooklyn, New York

2010-   Ephemeral Museum, Cy Twombly House, Portland, Oregon

2010-   Predictions, Brick Building, Culver City, California

2010-   SummerSkool, We Are 1976, Dallas, Texas

2010-   Fancy Footwork, HCG Gallery, Dallas, Texas

2010-   These Friends, THIS Gallery, Los Angeles, California

2009-   Este Es Mi Rumbo, HCG Gallery, Dallas, Texas

2009-   Tres Latinos, Nave Museum, Victoria, Texas

2009-   Autumnal, The Soup Gallery, Truro, England

2009-   Magic Mirrors and Alter Egos, Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, Texas

2009-   YLA 14 - L.O.N.A., Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin, Texas

2009-   Summer Selections, HCG Gallery, Dallas, Texas

2009-   Two Divided by Dos, LoneStar Studio, San Antonio, Texas

2009-   Nueva Generation, LoneStar Studio, San Antonio, Texas

2009-   What you really need, Medien Kultur Haus, Wels, Austria

2009-   Desmadre, Vermillion Gallery, Seattle, Washington

2009-   Art in The Chamber, The Chamber, San Antonio, Texas

2009-   I Am Here, D.A.I.C., Dallas, Texas

2009-   Graff, Tag, and Bomb: the Influence of Graffiti, University of North Texas Art     Gallery, Denton, Texas

2009-   SXSW Sour Grapes Art Show, Complete, Austin, Texas

2008-   F.I.G Art Show, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas

2008-   The Royal Rumble, Omegas, Dallas, Texas

2007-   Mo + PoMo, UTSA Satellite Space, University of Texas at San Antonio

2007-   King Williams Art League, King Williams Museum of Art, San Antonio, Texas

2006-   The Horror Show, Kettle Art Gallery, Dallas, Texas

2005-   Dream Exhibition, DeSoto Public Library, DeSoto, Texas

 

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Collections

 Cheech Marin Collection

Antonio Colombo Collection

Kirk Hopper Collection

Jim and Ann Harithas Collection

Dio Sumagaysay Collection

Eastfiield College Collection

 

Awards

 Artist Grant, City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs, 2016

Graffiti Crew of The Year, Dallas Art Awards, 2015

Artists of the Year, Dallas Art Awards, 2014

Mural Group of the Year, Dallas Art Awards, 2014

Travel Research Grant, UT Arlington, 2014

Artists of the Year, New American Paintings, 2014

Outstanding Lecturer Teaching Award, UT Arlington, 2013

Visual Arts Mural Grant, City of Dallas, 2013

Muralist of the Year, The Dallas Observer, 2013

Best of Show, Dallas Latino Art Festival, 2012

 

Residencies

 Serie Project Residency, Austin Texas, June 2012