EDUCATION

2017-2020             New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico

                              Courses in Studio Art, Art History, Conservation, and Neurobiology

2011                      The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas

Courses in Biology and Chemistry

2008                      The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas

BFA Magna Cum Laude, Liberal Arts Dean’s List

Printmaking and Art History

Gallery Certification

EXPERIENCE

2017-2020              New Mexico State University, Department of Art

Instructor on Record, Introduction to Printmaking, Art 280
Co-designed and supervised set up of Print Shop/Design Studio Devasthali Hall
Teaching Assistant for Art 298
Instructor on Record, Introduction to Drawing, Art 250
Assistant to Safety Officer, Chemical Safety Manager, Facilities Technician
Supervisor and protocol design for Wells Hall Exhibition Space

2007-2008             The Adair Margo Gallery, El Paso, Texas

Administrative Assistant

Temporary Gallery Director

2006-2007             The University of Texas at El Paso, Department of Art

Printmaking TA / Print Assistant for Kim Bauer & Manuel Guerra

JURIED/PEER REVIEWED EXHIBITIONS

SECAC 2020 Virtual Juried Exhibition and 2019 Fellowship Show, https://secac.secure-platform.com/a/page/virtual-exhibitions

Politically Charged, Blue Line Gallery, Roseville, California, 2020

 

Cognitive Contagion, https://www.instagram.com/cognitivecontagion/, 2020

Prayers for the Pandemic; Prayers for Progress, Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, New Jersey, http://www.drawingrooms.org/current-exhibition.html, 2020

Metaphor for a Virus, Doña Ana Arts Council, https://www.daarts.org/metaphor-for-a-virus-gallery/, 2020

 

Impress 2 Express: A PrintQuake in the Southwest, Juror: Chris Bardey and Norma Hartel, Las Cruces Museum of Art, Las Cruces, NM, 2019

Annual Juried Student Show, Jurors: Andy Arkley and Julie Alpert, University Art Gallery, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, 2019

Annual Juried Student Show, Juror: Cathy Lee Crane, University Art Gallery, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, 2018

Annual Juried UTEP Student Art Exhibition, The Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Center for the Visual Arts,

The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX, 2008

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

Solo Exhibition, Chamomile Café, El Paso, TX, 2004

Steps Along the Path, Dolce Vita Café, El Paso, TX, 2000

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Relief Conspiracy, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell, Maine, 2020

Proof, Light Art Space, Silver City, New Mexico, 2020

 

Symbiotic, Art Obscura, Las Cruces, New Mexico, 2020

69 Print Exchange, Belleartes, Cáceres, Spain, 2020

 

Overflow: Impress 2 Express, Desert Peak Architects, Las Cruces, NM, 2019

In Search Of: Art Grad Exhibition, Wells Hall, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico

 

Redeux: Department of Art Graduate Student Exhibition, Bridge Gallery, Devasthali Hall, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico

Black and White Ramble, Mas Art, Las Cruces, NM, 2019

Awagami International Miniature Print Exhibition, Awagami Hall of Awa Japanese Handmade Paper
Museum,Tokushima, 2019.


Memento Mori, Art Obscura, Las Cruces, New Mexico, 2019

 

Salon des Refusés, Wells Exhibition Hall, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, 2019

Dead Matter Press Print Exchanges Show, Two Stroke Coffee, Portland, OR, 2018

The Print Show, Four Points Perspective, Las Cruces, NM, 2018

Salon des Refusés, Art Obscura, Las Cruces, NM, 2018

Vices (Print Exchange/Group Show), Dive Bar Gallery, Las Vegas, NV, 2018

Mini Chaotic, Art Obscura, Las Cruces, NM, 2018

Emergence - Pop Up, Bank of the West, Las Cruces, NM, 2018

Project Postcard, University Art Gallery New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, 2017

The Green Octo Cancer Themed Art Show, Dave and Buster’s, El Paso, TX, 2017

Sidewalk Art Café, Rock House, El Paso, TX, 2014

Last Thursdays Downtown Art Walk, Loft Light Studio, El Paso, TX, 2013

The Salon des Refusés, The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX 2008

RELATED OR ADDITIONAL SKILLS

 

2019-2020             St. Bonaventure Indian Mission and School

Project Manager of Cultural Collections

2016                      The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX

P3 - Professional and Public Programs

English Language Institute

Instructor on Record, Grammar, Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking

2016-2018             I Painted That! Sip and Paint Social Art, El Paso, TX

Artist Instructor

2014                      Rock House Café and Gallery, El Paso, TX

Secretary / Assistant / Promoter

2011-present         Private Tutor

Several Subjects: Biology, Writing, Study Skills, Art History, Art, History,

ESOL, Basic Math Skills College Level and below

2008-2010             Urban Savage Arts, El Paso, TX

President Artist

2005-2006             Math Mobile Tutoring, El Paso, TX

English / Math / Beginning Spanish Tutor First Grade through High School

2005                       The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX

Senior Writing Tutor

2004-2006              The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso TX

Tutoring and Learning Center Writing Tutor Training Level III

Senior Writing Tutor

2005                       The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX

University Studies Peer Leader for Dr. Campbell

2003-2004             The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX

Student Leadership Institute

HONORS/AWARDS

2020                      Second Place, SECAC 2020 Virtual Juried Exhibition and 2019 Fellowship             

                              Show, https://secac.secure-platform.com/a/page/virtual-exhibitions

                             

                              NMSU Aggie Cancer Survivor Scholarship, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces,                                NM

 

                              Ken Barrick Memorial Endowed Scholarship

2019                      NMSU Travel Grant, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

NMSU Merit-Based Enhancement Award, Graduate School, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM


College of Arts and Sciences Scholarship, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM


NMSU Aggie Cancer Survivor Scholarship, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM


Ken Barrick Memorial Endowed Scholarship, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

 

2018                      NMSU Merit-Based Enhancement Award, Graduate School,

New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

 

                    Vivien B. Head Scholarship, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

                    Jesus and Josefina Mata Award, Art Department, New Mexico State University,

Las Cruces, NM

 

2007                      The Salon des Refuses, Best in Show, The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX

 

2005-2008             Dexter R. Mapel Jr. & Grace Miller Mapel Memorial Scholarship Fund,

Art Department, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX

 

2000-2008             Liberal Arts Dean’s List, The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX

 

PUBLISHED WORK

2020                       The Hand Magazine, November 2020, 30.

                               Prayers for the Pandemic; Prayers for Progress, Volume Two: August 2020. Jersey                                     City, New Jersey, Victory Hall Press. 

2007                      “Art History 4309: Meeting El Paso’s Masters”, El Paso, Inc. Volume 13, No. 5                                             Section: Lifestyle: Local.

 

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

2012                      The National Society of Collegiate Scholars

2011                      Medical Professionals Organizations

The University of Texas at El Paso

 

                    Honors Program

The University of Texas at El Paso

 

                    American Chemical Society

                    American Society for Microbiology

 

2008                      Golden Key International Honor Society

 

2006                      Southern Graphics Council

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS AND COMMISSIONS

The University of Texas at El Paso

Department of Art

Dr. Bonnie M. Gunn

Design work for ACS UTEP chapter

CONFERENCES/PUBLIC SPEAKING

2020                      SECAC 2020 online VCUarts Richmond, Virginia

                              Presenter for Session "Innovative Pedagogy in Art Education"

                              Artist Talk for Sheila Goloborotko’s class “Hand Printing: Turning the Kitchen into a                                    Studio”

2019                      SECAC 2019 in Chattanooga, Tennessee

                              Chair and Presenter for Session “Articulating the Invisible”

2014                      Agent Orange Conference

                              Speaker, Children of Veterans

2006                       The University of Wisconsin Madison

“Genetic Imprint” Southern Graphics Council Annual Print Conference

Participant and portfolio presenter