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Education

2010-2012     MFA Studio Practice

                             California College of the Arts (CCA)

                             San Francisco, CA

 

2004-2007    BFA Painting and Drawing.

                            Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design (RMCAD)

                            Lakewood, CO

 

Selected Exhibitions

 

2018:    Craftivism HQ. Kings Artist-Run Gallery. Melbourne, Australia
             

             #UndocuJoy. Galeria de la Raza. San Francisco, CA
             

              15 Year Anniversary exhibition. Southern Exposure. San Francisco, CA

2017:  Renegade Fibers. Marin MOCA. Novato, CA

           

           Collection. Elsewhere Museum. Greensboro, NC

           I see You. Comalito Collective. Vallejo, CA

2016:  Me and You . Living Arts Center. Mississauga, ON Canada

 

            World Of Threads Festival. Oakville, ON Canada  

            

            AiOP Orlando PLAY! Dr Phillips Performing Art Center.  Orlando, FL

 

            48th Annual Textile Exhibit. Fremont, CA

           Worlds of Thread Festival. Living Arts Centre. Oakville, Ontario. Canada

         

           1er Capitulo. Mextasis. Brooklyn, NY

          

           Sweet 16. Coagula Curatorial. Los Angeles, CA

           

           Blend 2016. LexArts. Lexington, KY

          

           Fathers, Brothers, Sons. Maryland Institute College of Art. Baltimore, MD

           

           Woven Worlds. Alto Gallery. Denver, CO

           

           Open Engagement Alternative Exposure Open House. San Francisco, CA

2015: Macho Menos. The LGBT Center, San Francisco, CA

          

          Crank. Southern Exposure. San Francisco, CA

 

2014: Lexibition. Lexington Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2013-2014: Strange Bedfellows. Root Division. San Francisco, CA

           

            Miami Beach Urban Studios. Miami, FL

           

            Hanwerker Gallery. Ithaca, NY

           

            A+D Gallery. Chicago, IL

           

            Samek Art Gallery. Lewisburg, Pennsylvania 

 

2012: Searching for Queertopia. Galeria de la Raza. San Francisco, CA

 

2011:  Home After Dark. Galeria de la Raza. San Francisco, CA

 

2010 : Art is for Queers. California State University. Sacramento, CA

           

           Domesticity Unhinged. Playspace Gallery. San Francisco, CA

2009 : Windowstratus. Other Side Gallery. Denver, CO

           

           The Power of Then. Museo De Las Americas. Denver, CO

 

2008:  Space Invaders. Museo De Las Americas. Denver, CO

 

2007: Mouth Amusements. Sliding Door Gallery. Denver, CO

 

2007: Fabrications. Institute of Experimental Studies. Lakewood, CO

Grants, Awards and Residencies

 

2017     Spring Residency. Elsewhere. Greensboro, NC

 

2016     Art in Odd Places Grant. Orlando, FL

 

2015     Marigold Project Grant. Counter Pulse. San Francisco, CA

 

2014     Creating Community Grant. Queer Cultural Center. San Francisco, CA

 

2013     Alternative Exposure Grant (collaboration with Queens of the Castro)

             Southern Exposure. San Francisco, CA

 

2012-2013     Art residency program. Root division. San Francisco, CA

 

2012      Latino Fellowship at Mission Education Center. San Francisco, CA

 

2011      CCA Travel Grant. Oakland, CA

 

2007      RMCAD Portfolio Scholarship. Lakewood, CO

Publications and Lectures

2017: “Museum of Broken Relationships”. Grand Central Publishing

6-17-2017 https://www.instagram.com/p/BVc3d00Dn5C/?taken-by=instagram

5-15-2016 “Masculinity and Changing Cultural Perspectives”. Maryland Institute College of Art.(MICA) Baltimore, MD. Panel Discussion

 

06-05-2012.”In Mexico, Mixed Genders and Muxes”, The Picture Show: photo stories from NPR

 

11-19-2012” La Bamba 2 :queer Chicano/as in cinema”, Women & Gender Studies, LGBT Resource center, Cross Cultural Center (CCC) Panel discussion moderated by WGS Professor Tania Hammidi

Art Teaching Experience

 

Larking Street Youth Services

San Francisco, California

Residential Counselor

February 2014-Present

 

Queens of the Castro

San Francisco, California

Art Facilitator

2013-2015

 

Mission Education Center

 San Francisco, California

 Art teacher

 September 2012-2013

 

Root Division

 San Francisco, California

 Adult Class Sewing Instructor

 October 2012-2014

 

Museo De Las Americas

 Denver, Colorado

 Art instructor

 June 2007-September 2010