ART CURRICULUM VITAE:

 

EDUCATION:

1998 Bachelors Degree in Visual Arts for Public Communications, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus.

-VisArts Metropolitan Center for the Arts, Rockville, MD. (Clay sculpture)

-The Art League, Alexandria, VA. (Fiber arts)

-Escuela de Bellos Oficios, Universidad of PR, Rio Piedras, PR. (Clay pottery) 

-Liga Estudiantes de Arte de San Juan, Old san Juan, PR. (Drawing)

 

AFFILIATIONS:

2019 Installation Committee Lead and artist at Wheaton Arts Parade Gallery, MD.

10/2018- 2/2019 Social Media Manager and artist at Gaithersburg Artist Collective and Artists On Market, MD.

2017-2019 Parade Artist, Wheaton Area Latinx Artists' Leader for Wheaton Arts Parade, MD.

2017- 2018  Resident Artist and Social Media Coordinator for Gallery 209 @ Artist & Makers Studios 2 in MD.

2015-2017 Co-founder, Vice President, Media Coordinator of The Latino Art League of Greater Washington, DC.

2014- 2018  Membership Committee Chair of the Montgomery Art Association, MD.

2012- present Artist member of Montgomery Art Association, MD.


SOLO ART EXHIBITS:

2018 Spring Art Show at SVN Wright Commercial. Rockville, MD. April 20- June, 2018.

2017 Textiles and Lunatics: Constructing Dreams at Merge Gallery. Artists & Makers Studios 2, Rockville, MD. Nov 28-Dec 22/17.

2017 Featured Artist at Gallery 209. Artists & Makers Studios 2, Rockville, MD. Oct 6-31/17

2015 Rare Plants and Lunatics Art Show at Bethesda Regional Library, Bethesda, MD. May 1- June 1/15.

2014 Featured Artist at MAA Gallery. Westfield Wheaton Mall, Wheaton, MD. May 29-June 28/14.

 

JURIED ART SHOWS:

2018 Inspired By Frida Exhibition. Artists & Makers Studios 2. Rockville, MD. Curator: David Amoroso.

2018 Our Latin Roots/"Nuestras Raíces Latinas" PG County's Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration. Publick Playhouse. Cheverly, MD. By invitation, M-NCPPC/Stuart Diekmeyer.

2018 Fiber Options Exhibition. Circle Gallery- Maryland Federation of Art. Annapolis, MD. Curator: Jeanne Medina.

2017 Wearable Hat Show. Artists & Makers Studios I. Rockville, MD. Juror: Steven Krensky.

2016 Fiber Options: Material Explorations. Circle Gallery-Maryland Federation of Art. Annapolis, MD. Curator: Susanna Fields- Kuehl.

2016 Crossroads: Magic + Matter. Betty Mae Kramer Gallery. Silver Spring, MD. Curator: Amina Cooper.

2015 TLAL Art & Wine Night Juried Show. Visarts Center, Rockville, MD. Curator: Jamie Downs.

2014 A Toast to Fall by Phillips Programs. Artisphere, Arlington, VA. Curator: Piper Phillips.

2014 FonFoto: Juried Mobile Phone Photo Exhibit. The Petaluma Arts Center, Petaluma, CA. Curators: Staphanie Rausser, Barry Singer.

2012-2013 International Juried Photography Exhibit 2012. 1212Gallery, Richmond, VA. Curator: Ignatius Widiapradja.

2012 Repurposed: Earth-Friendly Art Exhibition. Priddy Library, Universities at Shady Grove, UMD, Rockville, MD. Curator: Roxana Martin.

2009 National Fiber Directions 2009. The Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, KS. Curator Jason Pollen.

2009 Art Raw Inaugural in New York. Art Raw Gallery, New York, NY. Curator: Joshua Wohl.

2008 Small Works Show. The Chait Galleries Downtown, Iowa City, IA.

2008 Inner Noise. Caladan Gallery, Boston, MA. Online.

2002 III Bienal Internacional de Fotografía de Puerto Rico. Museo del Arsenal de la Puntilla, San Juan, PR. Curator: Jorge Ramos Caro.

2000 Expresiones-Variable Desconocida: Generación X. Convento de los Dominicos, San Juan, PR.

1998 Primera Bienal Internacional de Fotografía de Puerto Rico. Museo del Arsenal de la Puntilla, San Juan, PR. Curator: Jorge Ramos Caro.

1998 III Bienal Internacional de Fotografía de La LLave del Cerro. Centro Cultural, La Habana, Cuba.

1998 Certámen de Fotografía del Centro de Estudiantes. Universidad de Puerto Rico, Río, Piedras, PR.

 

OTHER  SHOWS:

2019 September Show. Wheaton Arts Parade Gallery. Westfield Mall. Wheaton, MD.

2019 Paint the Town Show. Kensington Town Hall, MD.

2019 MAA Members' Show. Artists & Makers Studios 1. Rockville, MD.

2019 July- Agust. Nature of Art Show at Brookside Gardens. Wheaton, MD.

2019 July-August Show. Wheaton Arts Parade Gallery. Westfield Wheaton Mall, MD.

2019 WAP Gallery Artists' Show at All Eco Design Center. Wheaton, MD.

2019 May Show. Wheaton Arts Parade Gallery. Westfield Wheaton Mall, MD.

2019 MAA Spring Show. Kensington Library, Kensington, MD.

2019 April Show. Wheaton Arts Parade Gallery. Westfield Wheaton Mall, MD.

2019 March Show. Wheaton Arts Parade Gallery. Westfield Wheaton Mall, MD.

2019 Night of 1,000 Fridas. #1kfridas Public art event.

2019 GAC "Art From The Heart Show". Artists On Market. Gaithersburg, MD.

2019 Inaugural Show (Jan-Feb). Wheaton Arts Parade Gallery. Westfield Wheaton Mall, MD.

2018 GAC Dec-Jan Show. artists On Market. Gaithersburg, MD.

2018 GAC Oct-Nov Show. Artists On Market. Gaithersburg, MD.

2018 "Master Artists Tableau Vivant" Group Performance Art for Wheaton Arts Parade.

2018 "Viva el Arte". International Mail Art Exhibit. Asociación Artistas Plásticos de Puerto Rico. Itinerant exhibit through PR.

2018 Paint the Town MAA Labor Day Show at Kensington's Town Hall, MD.

2018 July- September Show. Spectrum Gallery. Gaithersburg, MD.

2018 MAA Inaugural Show at Washington Metropolitan OASIS Gallery. Bethesda, MD.

2017 December Show. Gallery 209 at Artists & Makers 2. Rockville, MD.

2017 November Show. Gallery 209 at Artists & Makers 2. Rockville, MD.

2017 Celebrating Frida Kahlo- Art Float for Wheaton Arts Parade.

2017 September Show. Gallery 209 at Artists & Makers 2. Rockville, MD.

2017 MAA Paint the Town Labor Day Show at the Town Hall. Kensington, MD.

2017 August Show. Gallery 209 at Artists & Makers Studios 2. Rockville, MD.

2017 Birds of a Feather Art Show. Cuba Cuba Gallery Café. Washington, DC.

2017 July Show. Gallery 209 at Artists & Makers Studios 2. Rockville, MD.

2017 June Show. Gallery 209 at Artists & Makers Studios 2. Rockville, MD

2017 May Show. Gallery 209 at Artists & Makers Studios 2. Rockville, MD.

2017 MAA Show at Friendship Heights Village Center. Chevy Chase, MD.

2017 MAA Spring Show. Brookside Gardens. Wheaton, MD.

2017 April Show. Gallery 209 at Artists & Makers Studios 2, Rockville, MD.

2017 Passage of Time. Artists & Makers Studios 2. Rockville, MD.

2017 Resident Artists Art Exhibition. Artists & Makers Studios 2, Rockville, MD.

2017 March Show. Gallery 209 at Artists & Makers Studios 2. Rockville, MD.

2017 TLAL Valentines Art Show. Cuba-Cuba Restaurant. & Gallery at Adams Morgan-Washington, DC

2017 February Debut Show. Gallery 209 at Artists & Makers Studios 2, Rockville, MD.

2017 Tres por Tres/3x3. Cuba-Cuba Restaurant. Adams Morgan-Washington, DC.

2016 Artomatic 2016. Park Potomac 5th floor. Potomac, MD .

2016 Encuentros TLAL Art Show. Greenbelt District Court. Greenbelt, MD.

2016 TLAL Fall Colors. Friendship Heights Village Center Gallery. Chevy Chase, MD.

2016 2016 Magic & Color/ Latin Expressions 2016. Torpedo Factory Arts Center. Alexandria, VA.

2016 July Art Show. MAA Galllery. Westfield Mall, Wheaton, MD.

2016 Creative Expressions. Village of Friendship Heights Center Gallery. Chevy Chase, MD.

2016 June Art Show. MAA Gallery. Westfield Mall, Wheaton, MD.

2016 Divergent/E TLAL Art Show. ArtinBuildings Gallery at White Flint Station Condo, N Bethesda, MD.

2016 May Art Show. MAA Gallery. Westfield Mall, Wheaton, MD.

2016 Ajiaco de Colores TLAL Art Show. Rumba Café, Washington, DC.

2016 March Art Show. MAA Gallery, Westfield Mall, Wheaton, MD.

2016 February Art Show. MAA Gallery, Westfield Mall, Wheaton, MD.

2016 Small Works by TLAL/DC Area Artists. Bethesda Regional Library, Bethesda, MD 20904.

2015 December Art Show. MAA Gallery, Westfield Mall, Wheaton, MD.

2015 Fall Arts Show at Amici Miei Restaurant, Potomac, MD.

2015 October Art Show. MAA Gallery, Westfield Mall, Wheaton, MD.

2015 Paint the Town Labor Day Show. Town Hall Armory. Kensington, MD.

2015 The Latino Art League DC/ Hispanic Latino Heritage Month Show. Gallery at Activity Center in Bohrer Park. Gaithersburg, MD.

2015 August Art Show. MAA Gallery. Westfield Mall. Wheaton, MD .

2015 June Art Show. MAA Gallery. Westfield Mall, Wheaton, MD.

2015 May Art Show. MAA Gallery. Westfield Mall, Wheaton, MD.

2015 TLAL Silent Art Auction/ Café Concierto. VisArts Center, Rockville, MD.

2015 January Art Show. MAA Gallery. Westfield Mall, Wheaton, MD.

2014 December Art Show. MAA Gallery. Westfield Mall, Wheaton, MD.

2014 Nature Art Show. Visitors' Center Gallery, Brookside Nature Gardens, Wheaton, MD.

2014 November Art Show. MAA Gallery, Westfield Mall, Wheaton, MD.

2014 October Art Show. MAA Gallery, Westfield Mall, Wheaton, MD.

2014 Paint the Town Labor Day Art Show. Kensington Armory, Kensington, MD.

2014 August Art Show. MAA Gallery, Westfield Mall, Wheaton, MD.

2014 May Art Show. MAA Gallery, Westfield Mall, Wheaton, MD.

2014 Kensington Library Art Show, Kensington, MD.

2014 April Art Show. MAA Gallery, Westfield Mall, Wheaton, MD.

2014 March Art Show. MAA Gallery, Westfield Mall, Wheaton, MD

2014 February Art Show.MAA Gallery, Westfield Mall, Wheaton, MD

2014 Winter Arts Show at Amici Miei Restaurant, Potomac, MD.

2014 January Art Show. MAA Gallery, Westfield Mall, Wheaton, MD.

2013 November Art Show.MAA Gallery, Westfield Mall, Wheaton, MD.

2013 Herencia: Fusion de Colores, Figuras y Texturas. Ana G. Mendez University System. Wheaton, MD.

2013 October Art Show. MAA Gallery, Westfield Mall, Wheaton, MD.

2013 Annual Art Show. The Artistic Gallery, Wheaton, MD.

2013 Paint the Town Art Show 2013. Kensington Armory, Kensington, MD.

2013 September Art Show. MAA Gallery, Westfield Mall, Wheaton, MD.

2013 August Art Show. MAA Gallery, Westfield Mall, Wheaton, MD.  

2013 July Art Show. MAA Gallery, Westfield Mall, Wheaton, MD.

2013 June Art Show. MAA Gallery, Westfield Mall, Wheaton, MD.

2013 Artistry in Nature. Gallery at the Visitors Center in Brookside Nature Gardens, Wheaton, MD.

2013 May Art Show. MAA Gallery, Westfield Mall, Wheaton, MD.

2008-2009 The Sketchbook Project III, Art HouseGallery, Atlanta, GA. Itinerant show through museums and galleries at GA, DC, PA, MA, IL, and NY. (Including Museum of Contemporary Art in DC, 3rd Ward, Brooklyn in NY, Museum of Design in Atlanta, GA, etc.)

2004 Arte en la Republica Kachibache, Art & Vintage Bazaar, San Juan, PR.

2004 Arte de Inauguracion de la Nueva Republica Kachibache. Republica Kachibache Art/Vintage Bazaar, San Juan, PR.

2003 Noche de Galerias. Republica Kachibache Art/Vintage Bazaar. San Juan, PR.

1997 Copugrafika '97, Escuela de Comunicacion Publica, Universidad de PR, Rio Piedras, PR.

1996 Copugrafika '96, Escuela de Comunicacion Publica, Universidad de PR, Rio Piedras, PR.

 

 AWARDS/ MENTIONS:


2019 3D/Sculpture Category at MAA's Paint the Town Show. "Mangrove". Second place. Juror: Glenn Kessler.

2017 Wheaton Arts Parade Grant Winner: Celebrating Frida Kahlo/ Group Art Float Proposal .

2016 Still Life Category at Creative Expressions Friendship Heights Show. "Gato y Flores". Third place. Juror: Debra Halprin.

2016 Miniatures Category at Creative Expressions Friendship Heights Show. "Amici" Third Place. Juror Debra Halprin.

2015 Portrait Category at the Kensington Paint the Town Show. "Dream I /Serenade"-Honorable Mention. Juror: Abigail McBride.

 

ART CRITIC  MENTIONS, INTERVIEWS, MORE: 


2019 Interview by Henrietta Biayema for Montgomery Municipal Cable TV Channel 16, about Wheaton Arts Parade Gallery and the upcoming event in September 22, 2019. The interview includes WAP's founder, Dan Thompson, artist Nar Steel and me.

https://youtu.be/A7CmkmghJSg


2019 My art installation "Amor y Dolor/Frida's Wheelchair" was featured on TV 4 NBC WASHINGTON, and on The WASHINGTON POST in an article about the Night of 1000 Fridas, public art event by Theodore Carter. 


WASHINGTON POST:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/goingoutguide/museums/spotting-frida-kahlos-famous-unibrow-in-your-neighborhood-its-part-of-a-guerrilla-street-art project/2019/01/24/41e47a60-1c02-11e9-88fe-f9f77a3bcb6c_story.html?fbclid=IwAR1l-ivfDcFzHgEz2pL0fLTQsaFvJlEsA5kbi0wExxf4CGx89N7TNS8R8BQ&utm_term=.b6f8a89b82ef


NBC WASHINGTON:

https://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/Night-of-1000-Fridas-Coming-to-DC_Washington-DC-504705132.html?fbclid=IwAR0QzQ8nzoOgBBPJUUqayVvDZaCZ8SrvFsMzAuS809l8BrZYBnZeCWUC99Y


2019 I was interviewed by TELEMUNDO, about the mission of Theodore Carter's #1kfridas event and my art.

https://www.telemundowashingtondc.com/noticias/local/_La-Noche-de-las-Mil-Fridas_-llega-a-DC_Washington-DC-505026192.html?fbclid=IwAR1rav09a_oVkOtDHE4696gBgo3LU9ygDG_gnco-pbdvcTShiIiiN1CSXPY


2018 Three of my artworks: "Saudade", "Gato Flaco" and "Luna Circus/Verde" were purchased by non-profit organization Community of Hope in Washington, DC and are now part of their permanent collection.


2018 My exhibition at SVN Commercial was reviewed by artist and MAA newsletter  reporter, Judith Levine:

https://mailchi.mp/6941d2975a73/may-2018-newsletter?e=4f4199e48e


2017 My painting "Kensington", purchased by Mayor Tracey Furman of Kensington, MD for her collection, will be used and featured in the town's publicity mailer in 2018.


2017 Best selling author Keith Donohue, wrote "Pisces", a short story inspired by my painting "De Alla Pa' Ca". This was Donohue's creative contribution to the first Wheaton Arts Parade in 2017.


2016 Artomatic: The Review by art critic Lenny Campello:

http://dcartnews.blogspot.com/…/…/artomatic-2016-review.html

My work was included in Lenny Campello's favorites and was recognized as "Best Animal Art and "Coolest Use of Plastic Pockets Awards" in his article.

2011 My clay sculpture "Cabeza I" was included in the Metropolitan Center for the Arts/VisArts publicity  brochure.


2016 I was interviewed by artist/journalist Roxana Rojas-Luzón for The Latino Art League of Greater Washington, DC

https://youtu.be/uByEWr9Axv4

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