ABOUT

b. 1988 |  San Juan, Puerto Rico

lives/works | Dallas, Texas

 

 

 

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EDUCATION

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art, Texas Woman's University, 2013

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Co-Art Director, Creative Team, Listhús Art Space and Skammdegi Festival, Ólafsfjörður, Iceland, December 2018-February 2019

Architectural Photographer, Dallas, Texas, 2016-present

Teaching Artist, Drawing from the Collection, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas, 2016-present

Member, 500X Gallery, Dallas, Texas, 2014-2017 (President 2015-2017)

Lillian Bradshaw Gallery Coordinator, Dallas Public Library, Dallas, Texas, 2014-2016

Library Associate (photography collection development), Fine Arts Division, Dallas Public Library, Dallas, Texas, 2014-2016

Editorial Assistant, Light Leaked, www.lightleaked.com, 2014-2015

Teaching Artist, St. Matthew's Cathedral Arts, Dallas, Texas, 2015

Teaching Artist, Crow Collection of Asian Art, 25th Anniversary Asian Festival, Dallas, Texas, 2015

Photography Instructor, Homeless Engagement Initiative Arts Program, Dallas Public Library, Dallas, Texas, 2014-2015

VOLUNTEERISMS AND SERVICE

Combined Caucus Exhibition Committee, Women’s Caucus Representative, Society for Photographic Education, 2018-2020

SPESC Portfolio Throwdown Planning Committee, South Central Chapter, Society for Photographic Education, 2018-2019

Respond: Puerto Rico, an ecological and sustainable effort by local North Texas artists to provide the people of Puerto Rico much needed options that will last beyond current relief efforts post-Hurricane Maria, 2017

Art Conspiracy, 2015-present

Member, LGBTQ Caucus, Society for Photographic Education, 2014-present

RESIDENCIES AND HONORS

Studio Artist, The Cedars Union, Dallas Texas, 2018-present

Listhús Art Space, Ólafsfjörður, Iceland, 2019 (December 2018-January 2019)

Oak Cliff Fine Arts Society: Turner House Rising Star, 2015

Named One of Six Dallas Artists to Watch in 2016, 2015

LECTURES, PRESENTATIONS, AND WORKSHOPS

Gallery Tour for Sheila Hicks: Seize, Weave, Space, Nasher Sculpture Center, 2019

Zine Workshop, Menntaskólinn á Tröllaskaga, Ólafsfjörður, Iceland, 2019

Visiting Artist Lecture, Austin College, Sherman, Texas, 2017

24-Hour Book Swap Chalet Dallas Reading, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, Texas, 2016

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

Registers of Darkness and Ice, Umbrella Gallery, Dallas, Texas, 2019 (forthcoming)

glimmer, 500X Gallery, Dallas, Texas, 2017

Double/Standard, 500X Gallery, Dallas, Texas, 2016

The things I want to say get stuck in my mouth, 500X Gallery, Dallas, Texas, 2015

Coalescence, Lillian Bradshaw Gallery, Dallas Public Library, Dallas, Texas, 2014

Evocative Configuration, 010 Gallery, Texas Woman's University, Denton, Texas, 2013

SELECT TWO-PERSON AND GROUP EXHIBITIONS

The Language of Nature, SOLUNA International Music and Arts Festival, Dallas, Texas (two-person), 2019  

Garðshyrna, Kaktus, Akureyri, Iceland, (two-person), 2019

Garðshyrna, Arion Banki, Skammdegi Festival, Ólafsfjörður, Iceland, 2019

ZINES, Menntaskólinn á Tröllaskaga, Ólafsfjörður, Iceland, 2019  

everything that was and everything that could be, 500X Gallery, Dallas, Texas, (two-person), 2018

Transmission Reentry, SP/N Gallery, Richardson, Texas, 2018 (curated by Giovani Valderas)

Good Way Off, Array for SOLUNA International Music and Arts Festival, Canton Hall, Dallas, Texas, 2018

Respond:Rebuild, a gathering for Puerto Rico, Life in Deep Ellum, Dallas, Texas, 2017

Respond: Puerto Rico, fundraising event for Hurricane Maria relief efforts, Sunset Studios, Dallas, Texas, 2017

Art Walk West, West Dallas Studio Tour, Dallas, Texas, 2017

MOXIE, Inner.space Projects, Duncanville, Texas, 2017

Seven: Fibers, Art Room Gallery, Fort Worth, Texas, 2017

Private Lives of Women, 500X Gallery, Dallas, Texas, (two-person) 2016

Paradise vs. Utopia: Disputed Ideals, Ro2 Art, Dallas, Texas, 2016

Paradise: No Time Zone, Centraltrak, Dallas, Texas, 2016

place/holder, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas, 2016

Amuse-Bouche, 76201 Gallery, Fort Worth, Texas, 2016

Chaos!!!! Small Works Show, Ro2 Art, Dallas, Texas, 2016

New Works: a collaboration of string and shapes, 500X Gallery, Dallas, Texas, 2016

Lost Worlds, The MAC, Dallas, Texas, 2015

Art Walk West, West Dallas Studio Tour, Fabrication Yard, Dallas, Texas, 2015

Rising Star, Oak Cliff Society of Fine Arts, Turner House, Dallas, Texas, 2015

SKEWED, Mokah Gallery, Dallas Texas, 2015

Plan X: The Members Show, curated by Erin and Elissa Stafford, 500X Gallery, Dallas, Texas, 2015

Love Us For Good, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas, 2015

Tales Neither True Nor False, 500X Gallery, Dallas, Texas, 2015

The View Through the Lens: Capturing Cultural Shifts Within the Latino Barrios of Dallas, Latino Cultural Center, Dallas, Texas, 2014

Northern Exposure, Addison Visitor Information and Artisan Center, Addison, Texas, 2014

Ripe Produce: 500X Member Show, 500X Gallery, Dallas, Texas, 2014

Somerville Toy Camera Festival, Washington Street Art Center, Somerville, Massachusetts, 2014

Rising Eyes of Texas 2014, Rockport Center for the Arts, Rockport, Texas, 2014

Texas Woman's University BFA Exhibition, East/West Galleries, Denton, Texas, 2013

Lucky Seven Exhibition, East/West Galleries, Denton, Texas, 2013

The JFK Unspoken Speech Project, Continental Lofts Gallery, Dallas, Texas, 2013

Summoned: Cast Metal Sculpture, K Space Contemporary, Corpus Christi, Texas, 2013

Expo: New Crop, 500X Gallery, Dallas, Texas, 2012

Materials Reconfigured, 010 Gallery, Denton, Texas, 2012

Día de los Muertos Exhibition, Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, Texas, 2011

In and of Itself, Continental Lofts Gallery, Dallas, Texas, 2010

COMMISSIONS

The Language of Nature, SOLUNA International Music and Arts Festival, Dallas, Texas , 2019

Good Way Off, Array for SOLUNA International Music and Arts Festival, Canton Hall, Dallas, Texas, 2018

String Study, M2G Ventures, Foundry District, Fort Worth, Texas, 2018

Main Street Store Front Installation, Downtown Wanderland, Dallas, Texas, 2015

altar (searching for truth), RAZA COSMICA, Oil and Cotton, Dallas, Texas, 2015

The View Through the Lens: Capturing Cultural Shifts Within the Latino Barrios of Dallas, Latino Cultural Center, Dallas, Texas, 2014

WEBSITE PUBLICATIONS AND BIBLIOGRAPHY

Holding Pattern: Volume Two, DADE Press, Dallas, Texas

Six Dallas Artists to Watch in 2016, Dallas Observer, 2016

Photography 4.0: A Teaching Guide for the 21st Century: Educators Share Thoughts and Assignments by Michelle Bogre, Focal Press, 2014 

COLLECTIONS

Private Collection | Cohn Drennan, Cohn Drennan Contemporary, Dallas Texas

Private Collection | Alberto Tomás, Mary Tomás Gallery, Dallas, Texas

Private Collection | Kenda North, Dallas, Texas

Public Collection   | Brookhaven College Permanent Collection, Farmers Branch, Texas

MEMBERSHIPS

The Cedars Union (2018-present)

Society for Photographic Education (2009-present)

500X Gallery (2014-2017)