CV

 

b. 1975, New York

Lives and works in Ohio and Puerto Rico.

 

EDUCATION

2017 MFA Mount Royal School of Multidisciplinary Art.  Concentration in Critical Studies. Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

2013 BFA in Painting. Certificate in College Teaching of Art. Escuela de Artes Plásticas, San Juan, PR

 

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES

2017 Internship Center Stage Theater, Baltimore, MD  

2016 Set Design Residency (Savage/Love By Sam Shepard) Single Carrot Theater, Baltimore, MD

2015 Mount Royal Merit Scholarship for Graduate Studies. Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

2007 Teachers Association of Puerto Rico, Victorio Vargas Rivera Award for the Arts, Vega Alta, PR

2005–2002 Artist in Residency Program. Department of Education and Institute of Puerto Rican Culture, Vega Alta / Vega Baja, PR 

2003 Recognition Award. Puerto Rico House of Representatives, San Juan, PR 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2010 Spaces. The Secret Room. San Juan, PR                                       
2008 Remembranzas. E.D.P. University, San Juan, PR                       
2003 Masks. Capitol of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR  

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (Selection)

2018

It's a Beautiful Mess. Curated by Krista Gregory. The Carnegie Gallery Education Theatre, Covington, KY

2017

Academy 2017. 17th Annual MFA / BFA students in Washington / Baltimore area. Connersmith, Washington, DC

In My Room. Linden Ave, Baltimore, MD

Artist For Truth. Space Camp, Baltimore, MD      

Everyday Utopias. Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, MD

Thesis Show. Le Mondo, Baltimore, MD    

Hot and Heavy. Middendorf Gallery, Baltimore, MD  

2016     

Spitting Distance. Sheila & Richard Riggs Gallery,  Baltimore, MD

Lazarus Center Works. Sheila & Richard Riggs Gallery, Baltimore, MD

Curator’s Talk. Pinkard Gallery, Baltimore, MD  

2015     

THIS=THAT=THIS. Leidy Gallery at Fred Lazarus IV Center,  Baltimore, MD

Materials Over Materials. Bake house Art Complex, Miami, FL

16 th Muestra Nacional. Museo Arsenal de la Puntilla, San Juan, PR  

ExplorArt: Puerto Rico. Vargas Gallery. Miami, FL

Code: Love Collective. Petrus Gallery. San Juan, PR  

2014

Annual Painting Exhibition. Escuela de Artes Plásticas, San Juan, PR  

Urban Cultural Fair. Cupey Station, San Juan, PR

Paint Generation. Plaza las Américas, San Juan, PR

Entrenudos. 20/20 Gallery. San Juan, PR

ABC Vol. III. 20/20 Gallery. San Juan, PR

Annual Exhibition. Escuela de Artes Plásticas, San Juan, PR

2013

Graduation Exhibition. San Juan Museum, San Juan, PR

Open House Exhibition. Escuela de Artes Plásticas, San Juan, PR

2012

Paisaje Evidente. Casa Blanca Museum.  San Juan, PR  

7mo Giratorio de Arte y Música. Art Gallery at Universidad del Sagrado Corazón, San Juan, PR
 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2017 - Present Adjunct Professor of Fine Arts. University of Cincinnati College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning

2015- Present Art Teacher. Cathay Washington Future Center, Rockville, MD

2015–2017 Graduate Teaching Intern. Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD – Foundations Studio - Life Drawing / Advance Drawing

2010–2002 Art Teacher. Department of Education of Puerto Rico and the Cultural Institute of Puerto Rico, Vega Alta / Vega Baja / Bayamon / San Juan / Arecibo / Isabela, Puerto Rico
 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2015-2012 Director. Walter Otero Contemporary Art Gallery, San Juan, PR

2010-2003 Assistant Director. Walter Otero Contemporary Art Gallery, San Juan, PR

2000-Present

Designer. Carmen Chirino’s Boutique, San Juan, PR

Designer. Macy’s Puerto Rico / Voudeville Salon, San Juan, PR

Designer. Happy Feet, San Juan and Guaynabo, Puerto Rico

1994-2003 Soldier & Driver. ARMY Reserve, San Juan, Puerto Rico