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EDUCATION

2015-2011

  • The Glassell School of Art Museum Fine Arts Houston, Texas.
    Emphasis Painting and Sculpture

2013-2009 

  • Lone Star College, CyFair, Cypress, Texas
    Emphasis Painting and Ceramics

1992 

  • Hans Art Studio. Buena Park, California.
    Portraiture

SCHOLARSHIP

2013

  • Glassell School of Arts Museum Fine Arts Houston, Texas
    F. Freed Memorial Scholarship

SELECTED JURIED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016   

  • Visual Arts Alliance 9th Juried Invitational Exhibition.
    Juror: Ana Tahinci, Ph.D., Art History Dept. Head,
    Glassell School of Art Museum Fine Arts Houston, Texas.

2015

  • Contemporary Art Proyects USA 2015. Help Hope Nepal Mural.
    Juror: Silvia Medina, Chief Curator for Contemporary Arts Project USA;
    Richard L. Tooke, Former Curator of Fundraiser Exhibitions for the Patty
    and Jay Baker Naples Museum of Art, Director of Rights and
    Reproductions of MoMA Museum of Modern Art New York; Paul
    Fisher Owner and Gallery Director of Paul Fisher Gallery.
    Spectrum Miami, Miami, Florida.
  • Art Olympia Tokyo 2015 International Open Art Competition.
    FIRST ROUND WINNER.
    New York Panel Jurors:
    Gregory Amenoff, Artist, President of the
    National Academy 2001-2005, Professor at Columbia and Chair of the
    Visual Arts Division 2007-2013;
    Brett Littman, Curator, Executive
    Director of Drawing Center SoHo, New York, formerly Deputy Director
    of MoMA 2003-2007, Awarded by AICA USA 2010;
    Eric Shiner, Director of The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburg, PA;
    Nicolas Touron, BFA Fine Arts, MFA School of Visual Arts New
    York, awarded Fullbright Fellowship.
    Kara Vander Weg, Director of Gagosian Gallery New York, Director
    James Cohan Gallery New York, Curatorial  Depatment
    Solmon R. Guggenheim Museum New York, Art Publications Art on
    Paper.
    Toshima-Ku office building, Tokyo, Japan.
  • AIG Latino Network Art Show. Juror: Hans Payan Geler, Owner of HAS-
    G Heights Art Studio and Gallery. AIG Life Building Atrium, Houston,
    Texas.
  • Glassell Gone Gonzo, Annual Gala.
    Juror: Joe Havel. Dean MFAH Glassell School of Art.
    Nabisco building John P. McGovern Campus Medical Center, Houston,
    Texas.
  • Visual Arts Allience 32nd Juried Open Exhibition.
    Juror: Sally Sprout, Artist and Owner of Sally Sprout Gallery.  Williams
    Tower Gallery, Houston, Texas.
  • Think + Make Tank Exhibition in the Making.
    Juror: Lily Cox-Richard, Professor of Art History Glassell School of Art
    Museum a Fine Arts Houston. Laura Lee Blanton Gallery, Glassell
    School of Art Museum Fine Arts Houston,Texas.
  • Visual Arts Allience 7th Juried Invitational Exhibition.
    Juror: David Hardaker, Owner of Avis Frank Gallery. Frank Avis Gallery,
    Houston,Texas.

2014

  • SAO Select 2014 Juried Exhibition.
    Jurors: Lidia Bodnar-Balahutrak, Professor of Drawing and Works on
    Paper Critic, and Jeff Foster, Professor of Ceramics Glassell School of
    Art Museum Fine Arts Houston. Perimeter Gallery,
    Glassell School of Arts Museum Fine Arts Houston, Houston, Texas.
  • The Winter Show. FIRST PLACE in MIXED MEDIA. Juror: Marty Hatcher,
    Artist and owner of ARLC Artist Retreat and Learning Center, Houston.
    Kcam Katy Contemporary Arts Museum, Katy, Texas.

2013

  • SAO Select 2013 Juried Exhibition.
    Jurors: Stephanie Martz, Professor and David Medina, Professor of
    Sculpture Glassell School of Art. Perimeter Gallery, Glassell School of
    Art Museum Fine Arts Houston, Texas.
  • Perimeter Show. Juror: Francesca Fuchs, Painting Department Head
    Glassell School of Art, Museum Fine Arts Houston,
    Houston, Texas.
  • Fall Student Juried Exhibition, FIRST PLACE in PAINTING.
    Jurors: Rene Ciampi, Design Professor; Matthew Backer, Art History
    Professor; Suzanne Shield-Polk, Art Department Head and Troy
    Huechtker, Photography Professor.  Bosque Gallery, Lone Star Cyfair
    College, Cypress Texas.
  • I Am – Yo Soy Juried Exhibition. Juror; Ariel Masson, Proffesor of
    Painting and a Drawing Glassell School of Art. Art Movement Gallery,
    Houston,Texas.
  • Fall Student Juried Exhibition, Jurors: Rene Ciampi, Professor of Design,
    Matthew Backer, Professor of Art History, Suzanne Shield-Polk, Art
    Department Head and Troy Huechtker, Photography Professor. Bosque
    Gallery, Lone Star College Cyfair, Cypress, Texas.
  • Speaking the Silent Sound Juried Exhibition. Juror: Glenda Araiza,
    Owner and Director of Art Movement Gallery, Art
    Movement Gallery,  Houston, Texas.

2012 

  • SAO Select 2012 Juried Exhibition. Jurors; Charlotte Cosgrove,
    Professor of Drawing, Design and Collage and Sharon Dennard,
  • Perimeter Show Juried Exhibition.
    Jurors: Arthur Turner, Color Theory Professor; Francesca Fuchs,
    Painting Department Head and Brian Portman, Professor of Painting
    and Drawing. Perimeter Gallery, Glassell School of Art, Museum Fine
    Arts, Houston, Texas.

2011   

  • Museo de Historia y Cultura Permanent Collection. Curator; Rosa
    Gutierrez Bermudez, Founder of Museo de Historia y Cultura, Diriamba,
    Nicaragua.
  • Fall Student Juried Exhibition. BEST OF SHOW.
    Jurors: Laura Fisher, Art Department Chair;
    Susanne Shield Polk, Ceramics Department Head; Troy Huechtker,
    Professor of Photography and Matthew Backer, Professor of Art History
    Bosque Gallery, Lone Star Cyfair College, Cypress, Texas.
  • Summer Heat Juried  Exhibition.
    Juror:  Ana Villaronga Roman, Director KAM – Katy Contemporary Art
    Museum. V Gallery, Katy, Texas.
  • Tomball Art Walk. Juror: Mike Baxter,  Tomball, Texas.

2009   

  • Spring Student Juried Exhibition. FIRST PLACE DESIGN.
    Jurors; Robert McGhee, Professor of Painting; Suzanne Shield-Polk,
    Ceramics Department Head; Laura Fisher, Art Department Chair and
    Troy  Huechtker, Professor of Photography Bosque Gallery, Lone Star
    Cyfair College, Cypress, Texas.
  • Fall Student Juried Exhibition. THIRD PLACE ART METALS.
    Jurors: Laura Fisher, Art Department Chair; Robert McGhee, Professor
    of Painting; Troy Huechtker, Professor of Photography and Suzanne
    Shield- Polk, Ceramics Department Head. Bosque Gallery, Lone Star
    Cyfair College, Cypress, Texas.

1994 

  •  Latinos Juried Exhibition. Curator; Ginette Rondeau, Owner of Ginette
    Rondeau Gallery. El Pueblo Gallery, Los Angeles, California.
  • Dia de Los Muertos, Juried Exhibition. FIRST PLACE.
    Curator; Ginette  Rondeau, Owner of Ginette Rondeau Gallery. Centro
    Cultural Tijuana. Tijuana, Mexico.
  • Creativity and Peace in Nicaragua Juried Exhibition.
    Juror: Agnes Wasmer, Vice Consul Nicaragua Embassy.
    Casa Cultural Nicaraguense. Los Angeles, California.

1993

  • Faces Juried Exhibition. Juror: Henry Kim, Artist and a Gallery Owner
    of Hans Art Studio, Buena Park, California.

EXHIBITIONS / COMMISSIONS

2000-2005 

  • NC Rustic Design, commissioned for several paintings. Corona,
    California.

1998-2000 

  • Iguana Ameramex, commissioned for several paintings. Ontario,
    California.

1995   

  • Day of the Dead Exhibition. Huntington Beach Art Center.
    Huntington Beach, California.
    St. Irene’s  Art Festival, Cypress, California.

1994

  • Dada Downtown Lives 94 Exhibition. Downtown Art Development
    Association. Los Angeles, California.

PUBLICATIONS

2016 

  • “Relevance in the Art. Fine Art Masters of the 21st Century”, Art Book,
    Pages 74 – 75,  MAMAG  Modern Art Museum Austria.
    Curator; K. Heinz Playner, Art Critic and Director of Paks Gallery.

2015 

  • Art Olympia Tokyo 2015 International Open Competition Catalogue.
    Tokyo, Japan.
  • Studio Visit Magazine Spring 2015 edition, page 21.
    Juror; Michael Lash, Independent Curator and Former Director of
    Public Arts for the City of Chicago, U.S.A.
  • HALT713 www.halt713.com VAA 32nd Juried Open Exhibition. Williams
    Tower, Houston, Texas. Matt Adams, President of Visual Arts Allience.

2011   

1994 

  • Consulate of Nicaragua, La Marchanta image for Christmas Cards. Los
    Angeles California.
  • Monimbo Nueva Nicaragua News Paper. Los Angeles, California.

MEMBERSHIP

2015 

  • Houston Arts Alliance
    Lawndale Arts Center
    Visual Arts Alliance