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Education
Master of Fine Arts | Studio Art
The University of Georgia | Athens, Georgia | 2009-2012

Bachelor of  Fine Arts | Studio Art
Texas A&M University | Corpus Christi, Texas | 2003 - 2007


Professional Experience
Sawyer Yards Creative Campus |  Present
Artist Liaison + Exhibitions Coordinator

Multicultural Education and Counseling through the Arts | September 2013 - June 2016
Visual Art Director + Exhibitions Curator

Houston Community College - Central | 2012 - Present    
Adjunct Instructor

Publications
Voices in Concert: In the Spirit of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz | 2015
Edited by Grace Zuñiga and Mark Cervenka Exhibition Catalog
Published by Arte Público Press, ISBN: 978-1-55885-814-5

Residencies + Study Abroad
Ox-Bow School of Art | Paper and Book Intensive | May 15 - 26, 2016
Two week working sabbatical in Papermaking and Book Arts

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft | September 2013 - May 2014
Awarded a 9 Month residency as a Mixed Media artist

Cortona Italy Study Abroad Program | May - August 2010
Studied courses in Metals / Jewelry, Papermaking, and Art History

Selected Exhibitions
• indicates solo exhibitions

2018
On the Ledge | BOX13, Houston, Texas
2 Person Exhibition with Hillaree Hamblin, Curated by Kelly Johnson +  Chris Beer

2016
Conversions: Common and Sacral, Houston Community College Central Art Gallery, Houston, Texas
2 Person Exhibition with Delaney Smith, Curated by Alexander Squier
Southeast Contemporary Textile, Blue Spiral 1 Gallery,  Asheville, North Carolina
• Residual, College of the Mainland, Texas City, Texas


2015    
SITE Houston, Silos at Sawyer, Houston, Texas
Dining & Discourse: A Discussion in Three Courses, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston,Texas
Sweat of the Sun, Multicultural Education and Counseling through the Arts Houston, Texas

2014    
Accidental Purpose, Mary Matteson-Parrish Art Gallery, Lone Star College - Montgomery, The Woodlands, Texas
CraftTexas 2014, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, Texas
In Residence: Work by 2013 Resident Artists, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, Texas
• Linear Constellations, Houston Community College, Northline Gallery, Houston, Texas
Visual Arts Alliance 31st Juried Open Exhibition, Three Allen Center, Houston, Texas , Juror: Clint Willour
New Art/Arte Nuevo: San Antonio 2014, UTSA Art Gallery, San Antonio, Texas, Juror: Catherine Lee
Color Up / Color Down Site Specific Installation at Russ Pitman Park, Houston, Texas

2013    
• This Is All I've Ever Known, Paper Circle Gallery, Nelsonville, Ohio

2012    
MFA Thesis Exhibition, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
Stand Out Prints, Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Jurors: Mark Pascale and Susan Inglett

2011    
These Weights of Honey, Bridge Gallery, Lamar Dodd School of Art, The University of Georgia
Out of Print, Spruill Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, Curator: Hope Cohn
34th Annual Art on Paper National Juried Exhibition, Circle Gallery, Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, Maryland

2010
UGA/UA Exchange Exhibition, FAB Gallery, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
La Mostra, Palazzo Vagnotti, Cortona, Italy
New Faces, New Work, Lamar Dodd School of Art, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

2009   
The Good, The Bad, and The Altered, K Space Contemporary, Corpus Christi, Texas
Third Coast National, K Space Contemporary, Corpus Christi, Texas, Juror: Josh MacPhee

2007    
Has Come To Hand, The Alameda National Center for Latino Arts and Culture, an Affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, and The San Antonio Great Northwest Public Library San Antonio, Texas
Young Latino Artists: #11 Juventud Desenfrenda, Islander Art Gallery, Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi,

2006    
Young Latino Artists: #11 Juventud Desenfrenda, Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin, Texas, Juror: Alberto McKelligan

Visiting Artists Projects and Curated Exhibitions

2015    
Voices in Concert: In the Spirit of Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz: Tina Fuentes, Delilah Montoya, and Kathy Vargas, Multicultural Education and Counseling through the Arts, Houston, Texas
Sediment: Paris Jomadiao, Multicultural Education and Counseling through the Arts, Houston, Texas
    
2014    
Writing on the Wall: Bernardo Diaz, Multicultural Education and Counseling through the Arts, Houston, Texas
Mi Amor Me Ha Dado Recuerdos Para Ti, My Love Has Given Me Memories For You: Delilah Montoya, Multicultural Education and Counseling through the Arts, Houston, Texas
    
2013    
Dia de los Muertos Altar Exhibition, Multicultural Education and Counseling through the Arts, Houston, Texas
Serie Project, Multicultural Education and Counseling through the Arts, Houston, Texas

2012     
Visiting Artist Project: Jenny Schmid & Michael Kruegar, Lamar Dodd School of Art, The University of Georgia
Assisted each artist to create an edition. Installed an exhibition of works by both artists for the printmaking department.

2011     
Visiting Artist Project: Teresa Cole, Lamar Dodd School of Art, The University of Georgia
    Assisted artist to create a large scale screenprinted mural in the Lamar Dodd school of Art.
Visiting Artist Project: Dusty Herbig, Lamar Dodd School of Art, The University of Georgia
    Assisted artist to create an edition of relief prints. Installed an exhibition for the printmaking department of artists’ work.

2010     
Visiting Artist Project: Aaron Wilson & Tim Dooley, Lamar Dodd School of Art, The University of Georgia
    Assisted artists to create screenprinted images that were used for an exhibition at the Lamar Dodd School of Art.

2009     
Visiting Artist Project: Leslie Mutchler & Jason Urban, Lamar Dodd School of Art, The University of Georgia
    Assisted artists to create an edition of prints.

Professional Service

ZAPPlication Western States Arts Federation | October 2016
The Arts Festival Conference Panelist
Three-person panel discussing artist images in terms of composition, technical presentation, artistic presentation, and/or image quality.

Latino Initiative Advisory Board |  2016    
Houston Holocaust Museum
Continual assistance developing diverse outreach opportunities for the museum

Houston Infusion Advisory Committee | 2016
Houston First Corporation | George R. Brown Convention Center
Selected public works to be exhibited at the George R. Brown Convention Center

Hands on Houston Teaching Artist | 2016
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
Created Papel Picado designs for January Hands-On Houston and Margarita Madness