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Résumé

 

EDUCATION:

M.F.A. - Painting, Drawing  University of Arizona 1996
B.F.A. - Painting, University of Oregon 1994    Minor: Women’s Studies
Lane Community College 1990 – 1991   Bilingual: Spanish

 

SELECT EXHIBITIONS:

2019 High Desert Museum Bend, Ore. "Art in the West" Invitational

2019 At Liberty Gallery  Bend, Ore. "Divergence" Invitational

2019 Maude Kerns Art Center Eugene, Or. “Curator’s Choice: Lane 5” Invitational

2019 White Lotus Gallery Eugene, Or. “She Flies With Her Own Wings” Invitational

2018 Maude Kerns Art Center Eugene, Ore. “Art for All Seasons”  Painting

2018 Hult Center Gallery Eugene, Ore. “Mayor’s Art show” Juried Exhibition

2018 High Desert Museum Bend, Ore. “Art in the West”  Juried Invitational

2018 UVAA, Roseburg Ore. Hallie Brown Ford Gallery "Artworks Northwest 2018" Juried exhibition

2018 OSU, Oregon. Giustina Gallery. "An Ocean of Impact" Invitational  Paintings

2017 Miller Forestry Center, Portland, Ore. "Sitka Center for Art and Ecology Invitational 2017" Paintings

2017 Maude Kerns Art Center Eugene, Ore. "Art for All Seasons" Painting

2017 Maude Kerns Art Center Eugene, Ore. "Day of the Dead" juried exhibition Paintings

2017 River Gallery, Independence, Ore. "Local Waters" exhibit. Paintings

2017 OSU, Oregon. Giustina Gallery. "Fish and Fish Habitat" juried show. Paintings

2017 Betty Feves Gallery, Pendelton, Ore. "Art about Agriculture" invitational.  Jurors Award, Roberta     Lavadour. Paintings 

2017 Emerald Art Center, Springfield Ore. National Juried Show Best of Show award. Painting

2017 Giustina Gallery  Corvallis, Ore.  “Fish and Fish Habitat” exhibit   Paintings

2017 Emerald Art Center Springfield, Ore. "Spring Exhibition", National juried show. “Best of Show” award.     Painting

2016 Columbia Center for the Arts Hood River, Ore.  Print, painting

2016 Maude Kerns Art Center  Eugene, Ore. “Dia de Los Muertos”  Assemblage

2016 Albany City Hall  Albany, Ore. “Latino Art Exhibit” group show  Paintings, prints

2015 Jacobs Gallery  Eugene, Ore “Natural Selections” 3 person show  Paintings

2015 Corvallis Art Center  Corvallis, Ore. “13th Around Oregon Annual” Juror’s award in painting

2015 Oregon State University “Art About Agriculture” permanent collection purchase, Drawing

2014 Linn-Benton Community College  SSH gallery Albany, Ore. Prints, paintings

2014 Maude Kerns Art Center Eugene, Ore. “Dia de Los Muertos” exhibit. Painting, print

2014 Ngapuhi Biennial  Kaikohe New Zealand “Toi Maori exhibition” Paintings

2013 Portland Art Museum  Portland, Or.  “Colored Pencils, Latino NOW” Paintings

2013 Linn-Benton Community College NSH Hall Albany, Or. “Community Ground v. 2” Paintings

2013 Maude Kerns Art Center  Eugene, Ore. “Dia de Los Muertos” Paintings

2013 Jacobs Gallery Eugene, Oregon “Mayor’s Art Show” Paintings

2013 Clatsop Comm. College Gallery, Astoria, Ore.  “Community Ground” Paintings

2012 Jacobs Gallery Eugene, Ore. “Small Pleasures” Paintings

2012 Fairbanks Gallery OSU  “Natural Selections” SOLO EXHIBITION  Paintings

2012 Newport Visual Arts Center Newport, Or “Dos Culturas” Paintings

2011 SSH Gallery LBCC “Faculty exhibit” Albany, Ore. Paintings

2010 Chehalem Cultural Center  Newberg, Ore. “Dia de Los Muertos” Paintings

2009 Pegasus Gallery Corvallis, Ore.“Cultural Connections” 2 PERSON SHOW Paintings
2008 GROW Gallery Portland, Ore. SOLO EXHIBITION “Art Hop” celebration Paintings, drawings
2008 Jacobs Gallery Eugene, Ore. “Latino Visions” exhibit. Paintings
2007 DIVA Gallery“Ancestral voices/Inherited Visions” Eugene, Ore. 2 PERSON SHOW w Lillian Pitt
2006 Pegasus Gallery “The Spirit Moves Them” exhibition Corvallis, Ore. Drawings, Paintings
2006 Maude Kerns Art Center “Dia de Muertos” exhibition Eugene, Ore. Paintings
2005 IFCC Gallery “Northwest exhibit” Portland, Ore. Paintings
2005 Jacobs Gallery “Drawing” exhibition, invitational. Eugene, Ore. Drawings
2004 Pegasus Gallery “LBCC Faculty exhibit” Corvallis, Oregon Paintings
2004 Jacobs Gallery “25 years anniversary exhibition” Eugene, Ore. Painting
2004 Chemeketa C.College “LB Faculty exhibit” Salem, Ore. Paintings
2004 Larson Gallery “Artistas de La Raza Cosmica” Yakima, Wa. Paintings
2004 Walters Cultural Center “Cadence” 2 PERSON SHOW Hillsboro, Ore. Paintings
2003 BICC Gallery (OHSU) SOLO EXHIBITION Portland, Ore. Paintings
2003 Springfield Art Museum SOLO EXHIBITION Springfield, Or. Paintings
2003 Rogue Comm. College “Celebrate NW Women” Grants Pass, Or. Paintings

2001 Jacobs Gallery Dia de Muertos exhibition Eugene, Ore. Paintings
2000 Benton Center Gallery “Faculty Show” Corvallis, Ore. Paintings
1999 Jacobs Gallery “Mayor’s Art Show” Eugene, Ore. Paintings
1998 Lane Community College SOLO EXHIBITION: Eugene, Ore. Paintings, drawings

1996 Jose Galvez Gallery SOLO EXHIBITION Tucson, Az. Drawings, paintings

 

COLLECTIONS:

Linn-Benton Community College, Albany Oregon Permanent collection

Oregon State University, “Art About Agriculture”  Permanent collection

Toi Maori Aotearoa, New Zealand

Pacificsource Health Plans, Springfield Ore. Permanent collection

Milagro Theatre, Portland Ore.  Permanent collection

Centro Latino Americano  Eugene, Ore.  Permanent collection

Lane Community College, Eugene, Ore.  Permanent collection

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

2016- 1998 Art Faculty Linn-Benton Community College Albany, Ore.

2003- 2001 Chautauqua Scholar Oregon Council for the Humanities

1998 Adjunct Art Instructor Lane Community College Eugene, Ore.
1997 Adjunct Art Instructor Western Oregon University Monmouth, Ore.

1995 Teaching Fellow internship with painter Robert Colescott. Tucson, Az.

 

ARTICLES AND REVIEWS:

Cover photo, "Willamette Living" magazine Feb. 18, 2018

Review KLCC radio “Viz City”  Eugene, Ore. 11/4/15

Feature article, photos: “Oregon 1859 magazine”, Sept/Oct issue 2015

Photo, article Eugene Weekly Arts first visual arts issue  Sept. 19, 2013

Feature article, photos, video.  KVAL.com July 8, 2013

Photos, feature article “American Angler” magazine July/August issue

Photo, article Corvallis Gazette-Times Oct. 11, 2012

Feature article: Eugene Talent (online) Magazine Aug. 1, 2011

Article, photo “Ethos” magazine Summer issue 2009
Photo, review. Eugene Weekly newspaper “Latino Visions” exhibit 4/24/08
Review of DIVA gallery exhibition KLCC radio “Viz City” Sept. 16, 2007
Photo, “Noticias Latinas” newspaper Oct. 162006 Hispanic Heritage Celebration, State Capitol
Interview “On Principle” Oregon Council for the Humanities segment aired June 30. 2005
Photo, article “The Hillsboro Argus” August 31, 
2004 issue Front pg. Sec. D
Photo, article “Oregon Home” magazine July/August ’04 issue, pg. 19, “Portfolio”
Review KLCC radio “Viz (visible) City” Eugene, Ore. 11/03
Photo, Fronts piece “Tempo” Arts section, Grants Pass “Mail Tribune” Feb. 28th, 2003
Photo, “The Oregonian” A&E section 10/25/02 pg. 31

 

RESIDENCIES, SPECIAL PROJECTS, GRANTS, AWARDS:

2019 High Desert Museum, Bend Ore. "Curator's Choice" award

2018 Hallie Ford Museum, UVAA. Roseburg, Ore. "Best of Show" award Andries Fourie, Juror

2017 Betty Feves Gallery, Pendelton Ore. "Best of Show" award Roberta Lavadour, Juror

2017 Awarded artist’s residency  “Hypatia-in-the-Woods” Sheldon, WA. Sept. 2017

2017 “Emerald Art Center” National painting exhibition Juror’s Award (Ruth Armitage) "Best of Show" award.

2016 Awarded artist’s residency “Sitka Center for Art and Ecology” Otis, Oregon Oct. 20162015 “13th Annual

    Around Oregon” Juror’s award in painting  Johanna G. Seasonwein, Senior Curator for Western Art at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

2014 Awarded artist’s residency at “Playa”, Summer Lake, Oregon  August 2014

2014 Curator, “Viva Los Artistas” exhibition in May. The Dalles, Oregon

2014 Awarded sabbatical leave for New Zealand Invitational Artist Residency, Winter term, 2014

2013 Curator, “Community Ground v. 2” rotating exhibits, Mt Hood CC, Clatsop CC, Linn-Benton

2011 Juror Firehouse Gallery “Southern Oregon Art Show” Grants Pass, Or

2009 Invitational- Media artist for Portland’s “Teatro Milagro” 2009 “Day of the Dead”
2008 Featured artist “Art Hop” on Alberta St. “GROW” gallery Portland, Oregon
2008 Guest Curator, “Latino Visions” exhibition Jacobs Gallery Eugene, Ore
2002 Juror “Celebrate Northwest Women” exhibit Grants Pass, Oregon