bio

 

From Chino, CA

Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

 

education

 

2020 MFA, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

2017 BFA, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA

2014 AA, Chaffey College, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

 

solo exhibitions

2020   9th to Olympic, Roski Graduate Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2017   Piñatas y Preguntas: Seeking Answers in Internal/External Conflicts, Dutzi Gallery CSULB, Long Beach, CA

Recuerdos, Max L. Gatov Gallery CSULB, Long Beach, CA

2016   Manos de Oro, Max L. Gatov Gallery CSULB, Long Beach, CA

selected group exhibitions

2020   home, Acogedor, Online/Los Angeles, CA

Conexión, OJO/Galería Unión, Cuidad de México, MX

baba wawa 2020: MFA Preview Exhibition, Roski Graduate Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2019   SUR:BIENNIAL, LBCC Art Gallery, Long Beach, CA

Human Nature, The Pit LA, Glendale, CA

Liberate the Bar! Queer Nightlife, Activism, and Spacemaking, ONE Gallery, West

Hollywood, CA

Tell Me A Story and I'll Sing You A Song, Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Open Relationships, Max L. Gatov Gallery, Long Beach, CA

2018   Training Camp, IFT, Los Angeles, CA

Flow / Obstruction, The Collaborative, Long Beach, CA

Seedbed: A Soil Symposium, UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA

Crushes, Riff Mountain Gallery, Fullerton, CA

2017   GLOWING, Leimin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Fantasies and Fallacies, Consulado General de Mexico en Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

My Barrio: Emigdio Vasquez and Chicana/o Identity in Orange County, Guggenheim

Gallery, Orange, CA

P.U.P.S., The LGBTQ Center,  Long Beach, CA

Sea/Saw, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA 

2016   Punch!, Max L. Gatov Gallery CSULB, Long Beach, CA

Día de los Muertos: Seasons of Life, Ontario Museum of History and Art, Ontario, CA

2015   Día de los Muertos: Sharing Traditions, Ontario Museum of History and Art, Ontario, CA

The Drop, the Charity Shop, Garden Grove, CA

2014   Tiny Thoughts, CAA Student Gallery, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

performances + screenings

2020   Live Artists Live, Roski School of Art and Design Zoom, Online assisting Linda Mary Montano
2019   Post-Capitalism Ball, Pieter Performance Space, Los Angeles, CA

Bitch Slap!, Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA
Special Topics, Lindhurst Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Forms and Figures, Echo Park Film Center, Los Angeles, CA

2018   Training Camp, IFT Building, Los Angeles, CA
2017   Fantasies and Fallacies, Consulado General de Mexico en Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 

Sea / Saw, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA

press + publications

Awo Jama. “Vibe Check brings performance art to campus.” USC Annenberg Media, 10 Dec 2019.

Matt Stromberg. “A Post-Capitalism Ball Imagines a Queer Future.” Hyperallergic, 18 Sept 2019.

Asia Morris. "Upcoming Downtown Exhibition to Explore the Artistic Process, Not Just the Product" Long Beach Post, 6 June 2018.

Yvette Montoya. “Who’s Barrio Is it Anyway?” Hip Latina. 22 November 2017.

Matt Stromberg. “Facing Displacement, Artists Host an ‘Eviction Parade’ in Los Angeles.” 

         Hyperallergic, 31 October 2017.

Suzanne Sproul. “Move over Halloween, Day of the Dead Home Decor is coming on Strong.”

         The Orange County Register, 6 October 2017.

Jessica Bocinski. My Barrio: Emigdio Vasquez and Chicana/o Identity in Orange County.

         Chapman University, September 2017.

Sheri Ledbetter. “Chapman University to Host Four Exhibits as part of The Getty’s PST: Latin

         American & Latino Art.” Chapman University Press Room. 2 August 2017.

Saul Torres. "CSULB Gallery Exhibits 'Manos de Oro'." The Daily 49er, 4 October 2016.

Julie Cosgrove. “Tiny Thoughts, Large Emotions.” The Breeze, 31 March 2014.

Pippa Spray. Bout Book: The He(ART) of Roller Derby. CreateSpace Independent Publishing

         Platform, November 2014.

Kimberly Johnson. “Artists’ Work on Display at 36th Annual Student Invitational.” The Breeze,

         22 April 2013.

Sarah Sandoval. “Students Give Back to Juniper Elementary.” The Breeze, 29 October 2012.

Hanajun Chung. “Eat My HeArt Out: The Monstrous Side of Love Debuts.” The Breeze, 27

         February 2012.