Resume / CV

Fellowships:

Sacatar Foundation, Bahía, Brazil, 2011

Department of Cultural Affairs Los Angeles (COLA) Fellowship, 2006-2007

 

Public Art Commissions:

California Community Foundation, 2016

Community Redevelopment Agency, Skid Row, Los Angeles 2011-12

LAMP, Skid Row, Los Angeles, 2010

Latino Welcome Committee for Gustavo Dudamel, 2009

Community Redevelopment Agency, Weingart Center, Skid Row, Los Angeles, 2004

Seattle University, Seattle, Washington, 2002-3

Community Redevelopment Agency of North Hollywood, CA, 2000

Los Angeles County Metro Rail, Los Angeles, 1990

Santa Monica Arts Council, CA, 1989-1990

 

Grants:

Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles, 2006, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2000, 1993, 1991, 1990

California Council for the Humanities, 2000

 

Artist Residencies Awarded:

California Arts Council Artists in Communities, 1991, 1990, 1989

 

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2019 Bodies Mapping Time, University of Southern California, Davis Gallery

2018 Bodies Mapping Time, The Situation Room, Los Angeles, CA

2017 Pages from a Bahia Diary, Gallery 38, Los Angeles, CA (Participating Gallery for Pacific Standard Time LA/LA)

2012 Words on Paper/Works on Paper, Avenue 50 Studio, Los Angeles, CA

2011 Bahía Diary, Avenue 50 Studio, Los Angeles, CA

2009 Bodies Mapping Time, Avenue 50 Studio, Los Angeles, CA

2008 All the Saints of the City of the Angels, Autry Museum of the American West, Los Angeles, CA (Book Published)

2008 Vivan las Mujeres, El Camino College Art Gallery, Torrance, CA

2006 Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe: My Life with the Virgin and Saints, National Museum of Catholic Art and History, NYC, NY

2005 Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe: J. Michael Walker’s Life with the Virgin and Saints, Yale University, Institute of Sacred Music, New Haven, CT;

2004 Santos, Sombras y Sangre (Saints, Shadows and Bloodshed) Mexican Cultural Institute, Olvera Street, Los Angeles, CA

2003 All the Saints of the Setting Sun, Gallery 727, Los Angeles, CA

2003 All the Saints of the Western Valley of the City of the Angels, Avenue 50 Studio, Los Angeles, CA

2000 All the Saints of the City of the Angels, Avenue 50 Studio, Los Angeles, CA

2000 Drawn from My Soul, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR, (catalog)

1998 Sacred Ground: Mystic Visions of Mesoamerica, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, Maryland

1997 Visiones de la Virgen, Museo Nacional de Culturas Populares, Mexico City

1997 Himnos y Visiones, Museo Regional de Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico

1996 Siempre Virgen, Mexican Cultural Institute Olvera Street, Los Angeles, CA

 

 

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2018: Sanctuary, Santa Paula Museum of Art, Santa Paula, CA

2018: SHe, Launch LA, Los Angeles, CA

2018: Sanctuary, Pomona Museum of Art, Pomona, CA

2017: Spiritual Medicine, Avenue 50 Studio, Los Angeles

2017: Iconic: Tribute to the Black Panthers, Gregorio Escalante Gallery, Los Angeles

2017: Luxe, ChinMaya Gallery, East Los Angeles

2017: Twenty-Five Years Later: Race Riots and Reform, Gallery 38, Los Angeles

2016: Ferguson to Ayotzinapa, Self Help Graphics, Los Angeles

2015: American Survey: Pt. 1, Papillion Art, Los Angeles, CA

2015: Man of the People – Edward Roybal, Align Gallery, Los Angeles

2015: The Drawing Show, Loft at Liz’s, Los Angeles

2015: The Book as a Work of Art for All, Autonomie Gallery, Los Angeles

2015: These Los Angeles Times, Avenue 50 Studio, Los Angeles, CA

2014: Stairway to Heaven, Avenue 50 Studio, Los Angeles, CA

2014: RISE: Art, Love and the Black Panthers, Claremont College, Claremont, CA

2014: RISE: Art, Love and the Black Panthers, ArtShare LA, Los Angeles, CA

2013 Blow Wind, Blow: The Spirit of Gil-Scott Heron, Proof Gallery, Des Moines, Iowa

2013 Letters from Los Angeles, LA Art Show, Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA

2012 Letters from Los Angeles: Text in Southern California Art, Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA

2012 Guadalupe / Malintzin, Avenue 50 Studio, Los Angeles, CA

2011 Libros Schmibros, Installation, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

2010 Words of Paz, Avenue 50 Studio, Los Angeles, CA

2010 Chicano Moratorium Commemoration, Corazon del Pueblo Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2010 Light and Dark Drawings, Fremont Gallery, South Pasadena, CA

2010 Ten Plus One: Creative Expressions, Cecil Ferguson Gallery, Watts, Los Angeles, CA

2010 Spirituality in Art, KGB Gallery, Chinatown, Los Angeles, CA

2009 Intensidad, Avenue 50 Studio, Los Angeles, CA

2008 Contemporary Ex-Votos, Avenue 50 Studio, Los Angeles, CA

2008 Damos Gracias (Giving Thanks), Avenue 50 Studio, Los Angeles, CA

2008 The Black Madonna, Rosa Parks Museum, Troy University, Montgomery, Al.

2007 2006-2007 COLA Fellowship Show, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles, CA (catalog)

2007 The Black Madonna, Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Birmingham, Alabama, and the Union Theological Seminary, NYC, NY

2007 Twelve Artists, Twenty-four Ideas, Avenue 50 Studio, Los Angeles, CA.

2007 Mitos y Leyendas” Avenue 50 Studio, Los Angeles, CA

2006 The Black Madonna, National Museum of Catholic Art and History, NYC, NY

2006 Yosemite: Art of an American Icon, Museum of the American West, Autry National Center, Los Angeles, CA; and three subsequent venues, 2006-08 (catalog)

2006 And Now for Something Newd, Avenue 50 Studio, Los Angeles, CA

2005 Mirando al Norte, Mirando al Sur, Cal State Northridge, Northridge, Ca. (catalog)

2005 Homenajes/Homages: Day of the Dead, Avenue 50 Studio, Los Angeles, CA

2004 The Virgin of Guadalupe: Interpreting Devotion, Fullerton Museum Center, Fullerton, California

2004 L.A: Light, Motion, Dreams, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, CA

2003 The Color of God, Laband Art Gallery, Loyola Marymount, Los Angeles, CA

2003 Light among Shadows, Highways, Santa Monica, California

2002 Representing LA: California Narrative Painting, Laguna Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, CA, (catalog)

2001 Bringing the Dark Madonna to Light, University of San Francisco, CA

2001 César E. Chávez: An American Hero, Museo Chicano, Phoenix, Arizona

2000 Representing LA: California Narrative Painting, Frye Museum of Art, Seattle, Washington (catalog)

2000 LA Contemporary Art Exhibition: the Homogeneity & Heterogeneity, DaeJon Municipal Art Museum, DaeJon, Korea (catalog)

2000 César E. Chávez: An American Hero, Latino Museum of Art, History, and Culture, Los Angeles, CA

2000 Talavera Contemporáneo, Universidad de las Américas, Cholula, Puebla, México (catalog)

1999 Talavera Nueva: Selections from the Ceramic Collection of Uriarte, Museum of Latin American Art (MoLAA), Long Beach, CA

1999 Day of the Dead / Día de los Muertos Annual Exhibition, Galeria Otra Vez, Self Help Graphics, LA, CA

1998 Day of the Dead Exhibition, Museum of Latin American Art (MoLAA), Long Beach, CA

1998 Looking at L A / Mirando a L A, El Pueblo Gallery, Olvera Street, LA, CA

1997 Archangels in the Latin American Tradition: Contemporary Interpretations, Museum of Latin American Art (MoLAA), Long Beach, CA

1997 Artistas del Norte, Museo del Chamizal, Cd. Juárez Chihuahua, México

1997 Imágenes de la Virgen de Guadalupe, José Gálvez Gallery, Tucson, Arizona

1997 In the Neighborhood, Luckman Fine Arts Center, Cal State L A, LA, CA

1996 Archetypes and Contemporary Images in the Hispanic World, Lancaster Museum, Lancaster, California

1995 Community Properties, Huntington Beach Arts Center, Huntington Beach, California (catalog)

1995 Across the Street: Self Help Graphics and Chicano Art in Los Angeles, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA (catalog)

1995 Across the Street: Self Help Graphics and Chicano Art in Los Angeles, Hammer Museum, LA, CA

1995 Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe: Interpretations by Contemporary Artists, Self Help Graphics, LA, CA

1995 The Pulse of LA, El Pueblo Gallery, Olvera Street, LA, CA

1995 Dia de los Muertos, Plaza de la Raza, LA, CA

1995 Dia de los Muertos, Galeria Otra Vez, Self Help Graphics, LA, CA

1993 TranscEnd AIDS, Watts Towers Art Gallery, LA, CA

1993 Day of the Dead Show, Galeria Otra Vez, Self Help Graphics, LA, CA

1992 Commemorations, Occidental College, LA, CA

1991 Contemporary Visions of the Virgin of Guadalupe, Downey Museum of Art, Downey, CA

1991 Ancient Themes, Da Vinci Gallery, Los Angeles City College, LA, CA

1989 Ex-Libris: Narrative Imagery in Post-Modern Los Angeles, Mt St Mary’s College, LA, CA

1988 Atelier X and XI Prints, Galería Otra Vez, Self Help Graphics, LA, CA

1988 L A Works, Galería Sín Fronteras, Austin, Texas

1988 Fifth Annual Day of the Dead Show, LA Photography Center, LA, CA

1988 Quinto Festival Internacional de la Raza, Centro Cultural de Tijuana, Tijuana, Baja California, México

1987 Fourth Annual Day of the Dead Show, LA Photography Center, LA, CA

1986 The Encyclopedia of Landscape (2-Person Show), Hansen Gallery, Chicago, Il

1985 The Missing Project, SPARC Gallery, Venice, CA

1985 Spirituality in Contemporary Art, Thinking Eye Gallery, LA, CA

1985 Annual Day of the Dead Show, Galeria Otra Vez, Self Help Graphics, LA, CA

1984 Across the Lines, Oranges/Sardines Gallery, LA, CA

1984 Artists Call, Southern California Library for Social and Political Research, Los Angeles

 

Collections:

Autry Museum of the American West, Los Angeles, CA

Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA

Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C.

University of California Los Angeles Special Collections Library

University of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Arkansas

Ms. CCH Pounder, Actress, New Orleans, LA

Sanford and Mary Besser Collection, Santa Fe, New Mexico

 

Book Authored and Illustrated:

All the Saints of the City of the Angels: Seeking the Soul of LA on Its Streets, Heyday Books: Berkeley, CA; 2008 (Second printing)

(Awards: Best Art Book, and Best Non-Fiction about the Pacific Western United States, 2009)

 

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