Teresita de la Torre

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2017 California State University, Fullerton, MFA in Painting and Drawing

2012 Texas A&M International University, Laredo Texas, BA in Art


Teaching  Experience

August 2019- Present

Visual Arts Instructor

Episcopal School of Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California

Oct. 2018 - May 2019

Art Instructor Junior K - 8th

Grace Lutheran School

Huntington Beach, California


Jan. 2018- May 2018

Adjunct Faculty

Beginning Painting

California State University, Fullerton


Sep. 2017- May 2019

Mixed Media Instructor

Tarbut V'Torah Community Day School

Irvine, California


Aug. 2017- Aug. 2018

Museum Education Coordinator

University of California Riverside ARTSblock

Riverside California


August 2014 – May 2017

Teaching Associate

Art107A Beginning Drawing

California State University, Fullerton CA


Aug. 2017

Art Instructor

Taller de Grabado, Centro Impulso Huanimario Ojos de Agua

Guanajuato, Mexico


Aug. 2017

Art Facilitator

Printmaking/Sticker Making Workshop

El Centro Cultural de Mexico, Santa Ana CA



2015 Teaching Assistant

Drawing and Printmaking

Valley High School, Santa Ana CA


Solo Exhibitions


2019 “Antes muerta que sencilla”

Grand Central Art Center

Santa Ana, California


2018 “Cruce la Frontera sin Papeles pero con Tacones”

Proxy Gallery

Culver City, California


2018 Hilando Relaciones

East Int’l (ESXLA)

Los Angeles, California


2016 “Mondas of Memory” / MFA Thesis Exhibition

Leo Freedman Gallery and Duff Gallery,

California State University, Fullerton, California


2015 “Identidad”

Cast of Crows Art Collective

Laguna Beach, California


2012 “Yo Soy Clandestino”

Instituto de la Joventud de Tamaulipas

Nuevo Laredo, Mexico


Selected Exhibitions

July 2019 “Through place”

MiM Gallery

Los Angeles, California

June 2019 “The New Colossus

East Side International 

Los Angeles, California

June 2019 “B-LA Connect: The New Colossus


Berlin, Germany

April 2019 “Echoing In Between”

182 Art Space

Tainan, Taiwan 

March 2019 “Reduced, Restricted, Reserved, but Resilient”

The Front a Collaborative of Art and Design

San Ysidro, California

Feb 2019 “Fresh 2019”

South Bay Contemporary SoLA Gallery

Los Angeles 2019


June 2018 “Making Change: The Art of Craft and Activism”

Atlanta Georgia

Museum of Design Atlanta


April 2018 “A Los Angeles-Berlin Collaboration”

Torrance Art Museum

Torrance California


Jan. 2018 “in visible: Negotiating the US-Mexico Border”

ReflectSpace Gallery

Downtown Central Library

Glendale California


Jan. 2018 “JUNTXS: A Border Arts Symposium”

Dallas Latino Cultural Center

Dallas Texas


Jan. 2018 - Oct. 2018 “A Universal History of Infamy: Those of this America”

as part of Getty sponsored Pacific Standard Time:LA/LA initiative Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), Charles White Elementary


Nov. 2017 “Fantasies and Fallacies”

as part of Getty sponsored Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA initiative

Mexican Consulate, Los Angeles,CA


Sept. 2017- Jan. 2018 “unDocumenta”

as part of Getty sponsored Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA initiative

Oceanside Museum of Art, CA


Aug. 2017 “Fall Pop Up Show”

Basement Projects, Santora Arts Building

Santa Ana, CA


June 2017 “Turbulent Landscape”

Modified Arts

Phoenix Arizona


Apr. 2017 “We: Visual Reflections of the American Experiment”

Darling Library at Azusa Pacific University

Azusa, CA


Apr. 2017 “Sampled Space”

Duff Gallery

Fullerton, CA


Feb. 2017 “Love Poems”

Basement Projects

Santa Ana, CA


Feb. 2017 “Transnational Struggle- Intersectionalities Across Border”

Luxe Gallery at San Diego City College

San Diego, CA


Jan. 2017 “100 Days of Action”

Royal NoneSuch Gallery

Oakland CA


Jan. 2017 “Far Bazaar”

Cerritos Community College

Cerritos, CA


Jan. 2017 “Dear President”

South Bay Contemporary

San Pedro, CA


Dec. 2016 “Arte on the Line”

Little Italy

San Diego, CA


Dec. 2016 “Arte on the Line”

Espacio Federal

Tijuana, Mexico


Sep. 2016 “Material Culture”

William and Rolland Fine Art Gallery

California Lutheran University

Thousand Oaks, CA


June 2016 “SOCALMFA”

Millard Sheets

Pomona, CA


April 2016 “Nepantla: Spaces of Transformation, an Art Exhibition in tandem with El       Mundo Zurdo 2016: Nepantla—Theories and Practices, International Conference on the Life and Work of Gloria E. Anzaldúa.”

San Antonio, TX


April 2016 “CSU-Call and Response”

California State University, Fullerton, Duff Gallery

Fullerton, CA


May 2015 “Curious Mediums”

City of Brea Art Gallery

 Brea, CA


April 2014 “MONDAY GREEN”

California State University, Fullerton, Duff Gallery

Fullerton, CA


Lectures/Artist Talks


February 2018 Artist Talk

Artworld Class

California State University Fullerton


December 2017 “Art and Politics”

California Institute of Arts

Valencia, California


September 2017 “Art and Activism”

Georgia State University Athens

Athens, Georgia


May 2017 “Step out your Comfort Zone” Commencement Speaker for

the College of the Arts, Class of 2017

California State University Fullerton


May 2017 “Performance Art and Activism” Guest lecture as part of

Mario Ybarra Jr. ART 100-1: Issues in Contemporary Art: From Fourth-Wave Feminism to Artivism course

University of California Los Angeles,


April 2017 “Durational Art” Artist Talk for a UCLA/CSUF

Graduate Student Exchange

California State University Fullerton


March 2017 Guest Lecturer.

Marina High School

Huntington Beach, CA


Jan. 2017 Artist Talk. Dear President

South Bay Contemporary

San Pedro, Ca


Jan. 2017 Artist Talk. 100 Days of Action Inaugural Ball

Royal NoneSuch Gallery

Oakland CA


May 2016 Cinco de Mayo Week. Eastern Washington University

Keynote Speaker

Cheney Washington


April 2016 “Queer Art and Activism” Keynote Speaker for

Undocuqueer Conference

Washington State University


Nov. 2015 “Be the Change”

Ted-x Laredo 2015

Laredo Texas