EDUCATION

2013 Otis College of Art and Design, MFA, Public Practice

2010 California State University, Fresno, BA, Art, Drawing and Painting

EDUCATOR

Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA

Teaching Artist, 2015 – present

Sites: Aliso Pico Recreation Center, Central Juvenile Hall, Villa Parke, Villa 500, Camp Gonzalez Juvenile Probation Camp

California State University, Fresno

Lecturer, 2014 - 2016

Art 102: Ideas of Visual Culture: Art, Media and the Computer

Otis College of Art and Design

Teaching Assistant, 2010-2013

Courses taught: RADI-O, Mobile Local: LA’s Food Truck Revolution, Disaster Design: Collaborating with Catastrophe, and

graduate-level

Video Production

California Arts Academy, Fresno, CA

Art Instructor, 2008 - 2010

Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA

Art Instructor, 2007 and 2009

ART PRACTICE

I. PUBLIC ART PROJECTS

Experimental Quesadilla Lab

2018   Comida es Medicina, Galería de la Raza, San Francisco, CA

Sunday Funday, LA Food Fest, Civic Center Studios, Los Angeles, CA

TAG Workshop, Museum of Contemporary Modern Art San Diego, Artist Guest Lecture, San Diego, CA

Thickets, Art Space Gallery, Fresno City College, Fresno, CA

2017   Food Day Tulare County, Exeter, CA

Pico Block Party: Culture Mapping 90404, Santa Monica, CA

Wildwood Multicultural Symposium, Wildwood School, Santa Monica, CA

San Joaquin Farmers Market, San Joaquin, CA

Firebaugh Community Center, Firebaugh, CA

2016   Food Matters, Avenue 50 Studio, Los Angeles, CA

California Arts Council Public Input Meeting, Fresno, CA

2015   Selecto Planta Baja, Los Angeles, CA

2013   Spanspek Music and Arts Festival, Orosi, CA

Experimental Quesadilla Night, For Your Art, Los Angeles, CA

Digital Mural Mapping Project

2015- 2017   Project Director, Creative Fresno and Central Valley Community Foundation, Fresno, CA

Rad Fresno State Women

2015-16   California State University, Fresno and Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA

FresnYoga

2016   LA Art Walk, Los Angeles, CA

2014   Mini-Maker Faire, Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA

2013   Passages/Home: A Central Valley Art-Guided Bus Tour, San Joaquin Valley, CA

The Freedom School

2016   Collaborative mural at Camp McNair, juvenile probation camp, Lancaster, CA

Assistant Artist, Armory Center for the Arts

2015   Collaborative mural at Camp Gonzales, juvenile probation camp, Malibu, CA

Lead Artist, Armory Center for the Arts

Mobile Mural Project

2014-15   Public locations around Fresno and Madera counties, Creative Fresno and Central Valley Community Foundation

II. SITE SPECIFIC INTERVENTIONS

2017   Open Lecture Mic, Spike Art Quarterly, Berlin, Germany

2013   Invasion of the Fresnans, For Your Art, Los Angeles, CA

It's 559 Somewhere: Highway 99 Pit Stop Intervention, The Flying J, Bakersfield, CA

III. SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2010   Center Core, Tower Violin Studio, Fresno ,CA   

2009   Ay Muchacha, Milano, Fresno, CA 

2009   Center Core: New Works and Video Installation, DCAC, Fresno, CA  

2008   The Secret Solo Show, Severance Hall, Fresno CA    

IV. GROUP EXHIBITIONS & SCREENINGS

2019    Centennial, 100 Years of Otis College Alumni, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

#HOWWEHEAL, National Day of Racial Healing, Array, Los Angeles, CA

2018   Comida es Medicina, Galeria de la Raza, San Francisco, CA

It's Time: An Uncensored Look at the Time's Up & #MeToo Movements, Orange County Center for Contemporary

Art, Santa Ana, CA

Thickets, Art Space Gallery, Fresno City College, Fresno, CA

2017    Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art, Ekaterinburg, Russia

Ohne Prickelnd, Sanft, Spike Art Quarterly, Berlin, Germany

Animating the Archives: The Woman’s Building, a Metabolic Studio Special Project in Archiving, Avenue 50 Studio,

Los Angeles, CA

2015    Viva la Muxer, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA

2013    A Mess and a Pleasure: MFA Public Practice Graduate Exhibition, ForYourArt, Los Angeles, CA

2011    Spanspek Music and Arts Festival, Orosi, CA

2010    Muralathon, Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA

2009    Celebrating Women Artists 35th Anniversary, Gallery 25, Fresno, CA

"…And homeless near a thousand homes, I stood.”  Silva Salazar Studios, Fresno, CA     

Rogue Festival, Fresno, CA    

2008    Open Show 2008, Gallery 825, David Pagel, LA Times, Juror, Los Angeles, CA

Open Show 2008 Screening, Center for the Preservation of Democracy, Los Angeles, CA

Espada de Dos Filos, Arte Américas, Fresno, CA

Spanspek Music & Arts Festival,  Orosi Memorial Hall, Orosi, CA  

Juneros, Cultural Arts Building, Fresno, CA 

Fresno Film Festival, Tower Theater, Fresno, CA    

Annual Student Senior Show, Conely Art Gallery, Fresno, CA

Student Exhibition, Dean’s Gallery, CSUFresno, Fresno, CA

Rogue Festival, Ashtree Studios, Fresno, CA     

2007    Florence in Fresno: Summer Arts Student Culmination, Conely Art Gallery, Fresno, CA 

Art Under the Stars, Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA  

Planes of Existence, Conely Art Gallery, Fresno, CA    

Fresno Film Festival, Tower Theater, Fresno, CA    

Women In Art, Satellite Student Union, Fresno, CA 

Creative Expressions, Conely Art Gallery, Fresno, CA

Promising Art Majors to Watch, Art Space Gallery, Fresno, CA

V. PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS

I. CONFERENCES, PANELS & PUBLIC CONVERSATIONS

2018   Artist Lecture, TAG Workshop, Museum of Contemporary Modern Art San Diego, San Diego, CA

Panelist, Artist Talk, Time’s Up: An Uncensored Look at the Time’s Up & #MeToo Movements, Orange County Center

for Contemporary Art 

Santa Ana, CA

Presentation, Six x Ate, Art Space Gallery, Fresno, CA

2017   Animating the Archives: The Woman’s Building, a Metabolic Studio Special Project in Archiving, Avenue 50 Studio,

Los Angeles, CA

2016   Panelist, Gallery Talks, Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA

2015   Presentation, Arts and Culture Leadership Exchange and Idea Workout, Central Valley Community Foundation,

Fresno, CA

Presentation, Fresno County’s Connection to Chicano  

Muralism,

Digital Mural Mapping Project, Fresno, CA

2014   Artist talk, Viva la Muxer, Arte Américas, Fresno, CA

2012   Presentation, Fence Jumping 101, Open Engagement, Portland, OR

2011   Moderator, Creative Fresno’s Mindforum: Pop Surrealism, Arte Américas, Fresno, CA

2010   Presentation, 14 Police Stops, Pecha Kucha, Vol. V: Benchmarks and Milestones, Starline, Fresno, CA

2008   Panelist, Independent Filmmakers Panel, Fresno Film Festival, Fresno, CA

II. VISITING ARTIST & GUEST LECTURES

2018   Visiting Lecture, Feminist Activism, Dr. Larissa Mercado-Lopez, Women’s Studies, California State University, Fresno,

Fresno, CA

Presentation, Six x Ate, Art Space Gallery, Fresno, CA

2017   Workshop, Youth Now, California African American Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Workshop, Landscape, Mythology and Memory: Reconstructing Chicana Narratives in the Central Valley through

Muralism, California

State University,Fresno, Fresno, CA

2016   Visiting Lecturer, Public/Social Practice Market Lab, Public Practice MFA, Otis College of Art and Design,

Los Angeles, CA

2015   Takeover Artist, Otis College of Art and Design, @otisalumni Instagram account

2013   Visiting Artist, Community Arts in LA, S.A. Bachman, Artists, Community and Teaching Program, Otis College of Art

and Design,

Los Angeles, CA

2012   Visiting Artist, Intermediate Drawing, Professor Anne Scheid, Art Department, Fresno City College

2009   Fresno Addy Awards, Fresno, CA

PROJECTS

I. INSTITUTIONAL

2016   Videographer, The Tie that Binds, Mel Chin, Current: LA, Public Art Biennial, Los Angeles, CA

2012   Consuming Nature and Portable Parks IV, Pacific Standard Time, Otis College of Art and Design, Santa Monica

Place,

Santa Monica, CA

Re/Locating Learning: Public Practice as Art, Otis College of Art and Design, College Art Association, Los Angeles

Convention Center,

Los Angeles, CA

2011   Pacific Standard Time: Inquiry as Art, Los Angeles Art Fair, Los Angeles, CA

2010   Dismantled, Otis College of Art and Design Public Practice MFA program, site of the former Fresno Metropolitan

Museum of Art,

Fresno, CA and UC San Diego, San Diego, CA

II. COMMUNITY BASED

2017   Guest artist, Intercultural Dumpling Exchange, Grace Hwang Residency, Camera Obscura, Santa Monica, CA

2016   Facilitator, Tellmenovela, a project by Betty Marin, Pasadena City Hall, Pasadena, CA

2015   Public/Social Practice Market Lab, Los Angeles, CA

BeMoSo, artist collaborative focusing on racial solidarity in Los Angeles, CA

James Rojas, placeit.org workshop, Fresno Arts Council, Fresno, CA

2008-2010   Board Member, Fresno Filmworks, Fresno, CA

2010   Board Member, Arte Américas, Fresno, CA

2007-2010  Founding Member, Fresno Filmmakers Forum, Fresno, CA

REVIEWS & PROFILES

2018   Monique Quintana, Teresa Flores’ Experimental Quesadilla Lab, Luna Luna Magazine, July 3, 2018

Alan Nakagawa, VISITINGS Radio Show, DUBLABS 99.1FM, June 18, 2018,

2017   Ezra David Romero, “Have Murals Lost Their Punch? Fresno Artists Say They Still Have Things They ‘Want To Say’”,

Valley Edition,

KVPR 89.3FM, January 31, 2017,

they-still-have-things-they-want-say#stream/0, website

Hannah Brandt, “Landscape, Mythology and Memory: Chicana Narratives in Murals”, Community Alliance

Newspaper, April 3, 2017,

murals/, website

2015   Joe Moore and Ezra David Romero, “How Many Murals are in Fresno County? Creative Fresno is Mapping Them

Out”, Valley Edition,

KVPR 89.3FM, August 11, 2015,

creativefresno-mapping-them-out#stream/0, website

2014   Andrea Castillo, “Mural at Fresno Fair draws painters of all ages, skills” The Fresno Bee, October 6, 2014, A1, A3, A7,

“Creative Fresno mural project comes to the Big Fresno Fair”, The Fresno Bee, October 5, 2014,

Donald Munro, “A successful Mini Maker Faire”, Fresno Beehive, April 14, 2014,  http://fresnobeehive.com/archives

/32349, website

Interview by the Community Alliance, “Community Building One Mural at a Time”, Community Alliance Newspaper,

2011   Aileen Imperatrice, State of the Art, Fresno Magazine, August 2011, magazine

2010   Rebecca Plevin, Espada de dos Filos, Vida en el Valle, April 2010, newspaper

Rebecca Plevin, A new generation of muralists, Vida en                   

http://blogs.vidaenelvalle.com/blog/2010 /03/31/a-new-generation-ofmuralists/, website

el Valle,

March, 31, 2010, 

2009   National Art Education Association Conference, Extra-visual Content and theTemporality of Perception, Dan

Nadaner,

Minneapolis, MN

2008   Through Video Art, Dan Nadaner, Art Education, 61 (1), 19-24

2006   National Art Education Association Conference, Alternate Routes: Video Art as Dream and As Critique, Dan

Nadaner,

New York, NY

GRANTS / AWARDS / SCHOLARSHIPS

2017   Saas-Fee Summer Institute of Art, Berlin, Germany

Animating the Archives Fellowship: The Woman’s Building, a Metabolic Studio Special Project in Archiving,

Metabolic Studio, Los Angeles, CA

2016   Central Valley Drought Stories, CV LEAD Arts and Storytelling Grant, Central Valley Community Foundation

2015   Experimental Quesadilla Lab, Arts and Culture Grant, Central Valley Community Foundation

Digital Mural Mapping Project, Engagement Pathway Grant, Fresno Regional Foundation

2014   Mobile Mural Project, Engagement Pathway Grant, Fresno Regional Foundation

2013   Outstanding Contribution Award, Otis College of Art and Design