1989, Guadalajara, Jalisco Mexico. 

Education

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

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

 

Teaching Experience

Jan. 2018- Present - Adjunct Faculty

Beginning Painting   

California State University, Fullerton

 

Sep. 2017- Present- Mixed Media Instructor   

  Tarbut V'Torah Community Day School

Irvine, California

 

Aug. 2017 - Art Instructor

Taller de Grabado, Centro Impulso Huanimario Ojos de Agua

Guanajuato, Mexico

 

Aug. 2017- Present Museum Education Coordinator

Mundos Alternos: Art and Science Fiction in the Americas

University of California Riverside ARTSblock

 

Aug. 2017 Art Facilitator

Printmaking/Sticker Making Workshop

El Centro Cultural de Mexico, Santa Ana CA

 

2014 – 2017 Teaching Associate

Art107A Beginning Drawing

California State University, Fullerton CA

 

May 2017 Art Instructor

Walls that Unite Nonprofit Organization

Stanton Community Park, Stanton CA

 

Jan. 2017 Art Instructor

Walls that Unite Nonprofit Organization

Centro Impulso Huanimario Ojos de Agua Guanajuato, Mexico

 

June-Aug. 2015 Teaching Assistant

Drawing and Printmaking

Valley High School, Santa Ana CA

 

2013-2014 Teaching Assistant

K-12 Afterschool art program

OC Art Studios, Orange County, CA

 

Solo Exhibitions

2018 Ama soy Lesbiana

Solo Exhibition

(Forthcoming) East Int’l (ESXLA)

Los Angeles, California

 

2019 Solo Exhibition (Forthcoming)

Grand Central Art Center

Santa Ana California

 

2016 “Monads of Memory” / MFA Thesis Exhibition

Leo Freedman Gallery and Duff Gallery,

California State University, Fullerton CA

 

2015 “Identidad”

Cast of Crows Art Collective

Laguna Beach, CA

 

2012 “Yo Soy Clandestino”

Instituto de la Joventud de Tamaulipas

Nuevo Laredo, Mexico

 

Selected Exhibitions

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 Inaugural Ball”

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 “Existence”

California State University, Fullerton, Teaching Museum, Fullerton, CA

 

April 2014 “MONDAY GREEN”

California State University, Fullerton, Duff Gallery

Fullerton, CA,

 

Publications

May 2017 “A year in an immigrant’s shirt”

San Diego Reader

 

May 2015 “Tustin woman finds a shirt along the border wears it

as performance art to shed light on immigration”

Orange County Register


 

Apr. 2015 “She found a shirt near the border and turned

it into performance art”

Fushion.net

Apr. 2015 “Artist wears the same shirt for 147 days”

Daily Titan, 2015


 

Lectures/Artist Talks

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