CV

 

EDUCATION

2019 School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL - Masters of Arts, Arts Administration & Policy  

2011 City College of San Francisco, SF, Ca - Certificate, Library Information Technology

2006 San Francisco Art Institute, SF, Ca - Bachelor of Fine Arts, Printmaking

 

RECOGNITION

2016

  • Full Scholarship to The Heart of It: Creating Children’s Books,  School of The Free Mind, SF, CA

 

2012

  • June Artist-in-Resident, AS220 Printshop, Providence, RI

 

2007-08

  • Artist-in-Resident, The Hunter’s Point Shipyards Studios through STAR, SF, CA

 

2003-06

  • San Francisco Art Institute Merit Scholarship, SF, CA

  • Every Child Can Learn Foundation, SF, CA

 

2003

  • Serpent Source Foundation for Women Artists, SF, CA

 

EXHIBITIONS

2016​

  • SOMARTS Cultural Center, SF, CA, "A Promise Not to Forget", Dia de Los Muertos Exhibition 

  • Faultine Artspace, Oakland, CA, "Fully Collaborated", work of 20 artists' collaborations

  • Concept 47 Boutique, Oakland, CA, Solo Show

 

2014

  • Concept 47 Boutique, Oakland, CA, Solo Show

 

2013

  • Guerilla Cafe, Berkeley, CA, "Geometric Collisions" solo show 

 

2011

  • Back to The Picture, SF, CA, “Dia de los Muertos” show

  • Smshbx Gallery, Oakland, CA, “Ofrendas: Dia de los Muertos” show

 

2010

  • Incline Gallery, SF, CA, “Something from Nothing"

 

2008

  • Portsmouth Arts Guild, Portsmouth, RI, Annual Artist’s Member Showcase

 

2007

  • SOMA ARTS, SF, CA, “Artspan Open Studios 2007”

  • Red Inks Studios, San Francisco Art Institute, SF, CA, “SFAI Now”

  • Ar+Space, San Francisco Art Institute, SF, CA, “Print-Exchange 2007”

 

2006

  • Live Worms Gallery, SF, CA, “I’ll Show You Mine, Work done by 9 women artist

  • Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, SF, CA, Works done in Ireland

  • Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, SF, CA, “Encuentors/Encounters”

 

2005

  • Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA, Annual Members' Showcase

 

2004

  • Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, SF, CA, “Visionary Women”

  • Cell-Space Gallery, SF, CA, Works by SFAI students

  • Galeria De La Raza, SF, CA, Collaborative works by youth and adult Artists

 

2003

  • Horizons Unlimited Gallery, SF, CA, “Mariposa”

 

2002

  • Southern Exposure Gallery, SF, CA, “Grito De La Mission”

COMMISSIONS

2016

  • Vero Majano, "Mission Homies", SF, CA, created 4 graphic design banners honoring 4 SF native LGTBQ community members displayed at Brava Theatre.

  • Pacific Boychoir Academy, Oakland, CA, created varies graphic design promotional flyers for an all boys elementary school 

2011

  • Galusha Hill Farm, Topsham, VT, created maple syrup labels

 

2009

  • Friends of Penny, Minpin Rescue, Norwood, MA, created storyboard for comic strip

 

2008

  • Heritage Farm, Portsmouth, RI, created promotional package; Logo, business card

  • The Center for Young Women’s Development, SF, Ca, Created promotional flyer

 

2007

  • NISGUA, The Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala, SF, CA, Created a mural

  • Jamestown Middle School, SF, CA, logo design for after school program; “A.S.E.”

  • Women’s Building, SF, CA, Flyer,T-Shirt design for the Women’s Day Event, entitled Belleza

 

2006

  • Tim Sullivan, SF, CA, Screen-printed desired image on mirrors to be displayed at Little Tree Gallery

  • HIFY, SF, CA, Contributed images for Young Woman's Survival Guide, Second Edition Volume 3

  • HIFY, SF, CA, Cover image of La guía de salud para la MUJER: Mujeres Unidas Jovenes En Resistencia

  • HIFY, SF, CA, Cover image for "Pretty Girls zine Issue #12005"

  • Aquella Locas, SF, CA, Logo drawing for lesbian youth group

  • Loco Bloco: Afro-Brazilian Drum and Dance Ensemble, SF, CA, directed the construction of the caranval float

  • University of Notre Dame, ND, IN, image for a poster design for National Latino Awareness & Aids Campaign

 

2004

  • Precita Eyes Center, SF, CA, Directed youth in creating a mural

  • Women’s Building, SF, CA, Flyer image for the Annual Women’s Day Event "Herspective"

 

2003

  • The Blind Venetian Gallery, SF, CA, poster image for "Women of Color Film Festival: That Girl Makes Films"

  • Writers Corps, SF, Ca, Cover image for a poetry book "Talking Back"

 

2002

  • Loco Bloco: Afro-Brazilian Drum and Dance Ensemble, SF, CA, Flyer design for the play "Burn American Dreams"

 

RELATED ART EXPERIENCE

8/2012-5/2015

  • RYSE Youth Center, Richmond, CA, Visual Arts Coordinator. Along with creating visual art program I was the organization's in-house graphic designer.

2011-5/2012

  • John O’Connell High School, After School Program, SF, CA, Screen-print Instructor.

 

2009

  • AS220, Providence, RI, Volunteer Archivist. Help start an archive of posters and prints (mostly offset lithography, screen-prints, and drawings) developed in partnership with the AS220 printshop.

  • Portsmouth Free Library, Portsmouth, RI, Volunteer Assistant. Help with the upload of an online archive of historical photographs.

 

2007-08

  • Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, SF, CA, Assistant Archivist. Archived posters and prints (offset lithography, screen-prints, etchings, lithography and monotypes) developed in the 60’s to 2008.

  • Carlos Villa, Visual Artist, SF, CA, Personal Assistant. Assisted with the development of an online archive; capturing the history of Abstract Expressionism from women and people of various cultural backgrounds. Mainly communicated information between artist and web designer, along with Carlos Villa.

 

2003

  • Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, SF, CA, Internship at Mission Grafica. Assisted the development of screen-prints.

  • Casa De Los Jovenes, SF, Ca, Youth Assistant. Collaborated with artists on an installation for Southern Exposure

  • Loco Bloco: Afro-Brazilian Drum and Dance Ensemble, SF, CA, Traveled to Albuquerque, New Mexico. Participated in a Hip Hop conference under the direction of the Tortuga Project.

2002

  • Loco Bloco: Afro-Brazilian Drum and Dance Ensemble, SF, CA, Artist-Design Assistant. Helped with the improvement of various aesthetic; flyers, posters, etc. -Loco Bloco: Afro-Brazilian Drum and Dance Ensemble, SF, Ca, Traveled to Cuba and painted murals under the direction of Eric Norberg (SPIE Dream).