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EDUCATION

  • Maryland Institute College of Art Master of Fine Arts in Community Arts (Baltimore MD)                                                     MAY 2014

  • Humboldt State University Single Subject Teaching Credential (Art) CLAD Emphasis. 4.0 GPA (Arcata CA)                          MAY 2002

  • Humboldt State University BA in Art Education/Art Studio. 3.71 magna cum laude (Arcata CA)                                              MAY 2001


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Producer, Director, Cinematographer: Nutria Productions (Baltimore MD)                                            2015 -- Present

  • Community Organizer: Southeast Community Development Corporation                            (Baltimore MD) 2014 -- Present

  • Cordinator: Comité Latino (Baltimore MD)                                                                                                      2016 -- Present

  • Community Artist: Personal Development through Creative Expression                                           FEB - SEPT 2008

through the United States Embassy in Bolivia: (Villa Primero de Mayo, and El Alto, Bolivia)

  • Volunteer Coordinator at United States Peace Corps Paraguay : (Asunción, Paraguay)                                         2006-2007

  • Youth Development Worker at United States Peace Corps Paraguay : (Asunción, Paraguay)                               2004-2007


COMMISSIONS

  • Birds of a Feather 3-dimensional mural project for the Greenmount Recreational Center (Greenmount Ave, Baltimore MD)              2018

  • Re-imagining Vacants Transforming boarded up windows and doors                                                                                       JUNE 2016

with large-scale photographic prints of actual doors and windows (Barclay, Baltimore MD)

  • Up-Cycle series of five bicycle racks welded, painted, and fabricated from recycled bicycle frames for Patterson Park Public Charter School (Baltimore MD)
  • Putting the Pieces of Our Lives Together                                                                                                                 MAY - OCT 2013

mural project for the Woodbourne Center with Mural Masters Inc. :

Twelve large scale murals at a youth rehabilitation center (Baltimore MD)

  • Lights On After School metal fabricated, interactive, large-scale light                                                                                      OCT 2012

bulb sculpture for the Creative Alliance Halloween Lantern Parade (Baltimore, MD)

  • We Are Strong exterior mural project for Church of the Guardian Angel:                                                                                      JUL 2012

community youth inspired mural

  • Como Unir Nuestras Culturas mural project for COMPA Teatro                                                                                     AUG 2008

Trono : collaborative community mural (Santa Cruz, Bolivia)

  • Así Nos Progresamos Mediante el CCCSA mural project for Centro                                                                            AUG 2008

Cultural Comunitario Santa Ana : collaborative community mural (Asunción, Paraguay)



RESIDENCIES

  • Artist in Residence: the Great Halloween Lantern Parade . Co-created kinetic lantern float building with two local schools. (Baltimore, MD)

  • Community Artist in Residence at the Creative Alliance at The Patterson . Interactive sculpture installations, collaborative art making, curriculum development, Latino Community outreach, artistic bicycle workshops, event planning. (Baltimore, MD)

  • Artist in Residence at Church of the Guardian Angel : Art instruction, curriculum development, community mural design and execution


LANGUAGE QUALIFICATIONS

  • English: native speaker

  • Spanish: “Superior” rating by a certified Peace Corps Language Examiner in accordance with the guidelines of the American Council for the Teaching of Foreign Languages.


EXHIBITIONS/PROJECTS

  • Mobility: Documentary Project
  • Social media project: www.bicyclistsofbaltimore.com

  • Gallery 788 3602 Hickory Ave, Baltimore, MD

  • Theater Arts Galleries 220 E Commerce Ave, High Point, NC

  • MICA Riggs Gallery 131 W North Ave, Baltimore MD (MFA Thesis)

  • Creative Alliance at The Patterson 3134 Eastern Ave, Baltimore MD (solo)

  • MICA PLACE 821 N Collington Ave, Baltimore MD

  • Contemporary Art Center 900 Camp St, New Orleans LA

  • Inner Recess Studios 1068 Magazine St, New Orleans LA

  • Uptown Pop Up Art Gallery 7835 Maple St, New Orleans LA

  • Ariodante Gallery 535 Julia St, New Orleans LA (solo)

  • Slusser Gallery University of Michigan School of Art and Design, Ann Arbor MI

  • Du Mois Gallery 4609 Freret St, New Orleans LA

  • AECID Cooperación Española , Santa Cruz, Bolivia (solo)

  • Paraguayan American Cultural Center , Asunción, Paraguay (solo)

  • Centro Cultural Comunitario Santa Ana , Asunción, Paraguay (solo)

  • Centro Cultural de España Juan de Salazar , Asunción, Paraguay

  • Ink People , Eureka CA

  • Libation , Arcata CA (solo)

  • Reese Bullen Gallery , Humboldt State University, Arcata CA

  • 1s t Street Gallery , Eureka CA