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Education:
2018 Master of Fine Arts, Photography. California State University, Long Beach
2013 Master of Arts, Visual Arts. California State University, Northridge
2007 Certificate Program in Advertising. University of California Los Angeles
2006 Bachelor of Science, Communication Sciences. Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education

Selected Group Exhibitions:
2018
Dual Vision, Mexican Consulate in Los Angeles, California
Juried Exhibition 2018, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Transpose, ESXLA, Los Angeles, California
SoCal MFA 2018, Millard Sheets Art Center, Los Angeles, California

2017
South Bay Focus, Torrance Art Museum, California
Who Do You Think You Are?, San Fernando Valley Art Community Center, California
Postura, Whittier Museum, Whittier, California
Insights, University Art Museum, Long Beach, California
Verge,
South Bay Contemporary, San Pedro, California
State Of The Union, Brainworks, Los Angeles, California
Dear President, South Bay Contemporary, San Pedro, California

2016
Who are you?, Museum Of Latin American Art, Long Beach, California
South Bay Focus
, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, California. Juror: Patrick Frank
State Of The Union, Stephen F. Austin State University gallery, Nacogdoches, Texas
S/Election, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Insights, University Art Museum, Long Beach, California
31st Annual Made in California Juried Exhibition, City of Brea Art Gallery, California
Defend and Advance, National Immigration Law Center, Los Angeles, California
ONE: Mind, Body, Spirit, Mujeres de Maiz, Self Help Graphics, Boyle Heights, California

2015
Taking Pictures, Black Box Gallery, Portland, Oregon
Do You Copy? Potter Gallery, Missouri Western State University, Missouri
Pulse of LA. LA Art Core. Los Angeles, California. Juror: Leslie Cozzi
Storytelling: Narrative Arts in the New Century. 3rd Hildegard Festival of Women in the Arts, California State University, Stanislaus

2014
Fresh. South Bay Contemporary, Los Angeles. Juror: Mat Gleason, art critic and curator
Mental Landscapes. Annenberg Community Beach House, Los Angeles

2012
Lines: Walked And Crossed And Otherwise. PhotoPlace Gallery, Vermont.
CSUN Painting Guild. California State University, Northridge
Ceramic Guild Annual Art Show. California State University, Northridge.
CSUN Printmaking Society. California State University, Northridge
Annual Juried Art Student Exhibition. California State University, Northridge

Solo Exhibitions:
2019 Repeat After Me, University of Dayton, Ohio. (Upcoming)

Awards:
Scholarship Marilyn Werby, California State University, Long Beach.
HOGAR/Academic Affairs travel fellowship, California State University, Long Beach.

Collections:
De Chile, Mole y Dulce. Dimensions: 96 x 252”. Photography installation. Permanent collection of the Museum of Latin American Art. Long Beach, California.

Special Projects
2018   Image Maker presentation at “Co-Lab Tahoe Retreat”, Society for Photographic Education
2018   Panel discussion, “SoCalMFA 2018”, Milliard Sheets Art Center,
2017   Artist talk, “Art and Immigration”, Museum of Latin American Art, moderated by Dr. Catha Paquette, art historian.
2016  Panel discussion, “Who Are You?”, Museum of Latin American Art, moderated by Gabriela Martinez, curator.
2016 – 2017  Co-Chair, Greater Los Angeles Master of Fine Arts (GLAMFA), California State University, Long Beach
2013 – 2017  Mentor, “I’m Going to College,” “Early College Awareness”  and “Honors Day,” Student Outreach and Recruitment Services, California State University, Northridge
2010    President, Photo Club. California State University, Northridge
2010    Video Editor. Institute for Arts and Media, California State University, Northridge

Teaching Experience:
2018   Lecturer at Citrus Community College
Video for photographers – Photo 204. Visual storytelling and theme development are studied through the production of interviews, product videos, and video shorts.

Photography as an Art Medium – Photo 125. Artists’ works that have influenced the photographic field will be explored through the process of image description, interpretation and judgment to reflect broader issues in visual culture.

2018    Lecturer at College of the Canyons
History of Photography – Photo 125. Explores the history and appreciation of photography from the nineteenth century to present.

2017-2018    Lecturer at Moorpark Community College
Beginning Photography – M10. Focuses on the technical, expressive, and historical aspects of photography including film and digital processes.

2014-2017    Lecturer at California State University, Northridge
Art 351: Digital Photo Imaging. An exploration of digital photography, integrating establishes principles of the photo medium with digital technologies.
Art 151: Photography as Art. General education class in which students learn basic photography skills and historical and contemporary art discourse as it relates to
photography.

2014-2016       Teaching artist
ArtworxLA, Mar Vista Gardens Branch high school
ArtworxLA, Metropolitan Continuation high school
ArtworxLA, Central High School-All People’s
ArtworxLA, Arleta Community Day School
Teach visual arts skills to probationary high school students

2016-2018       Visual Arts Leader
Hollywood HEART
Teach photographic skills to teenagers dealing with health issues including HIV/AIDS, homelessness, foster care, and the judicial system.