Personal

      Born: Los Angeles, CA 1976
      2009 MFA California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
      2002 UCLA film extension, Los Angeles, CA
      2001 Centro Morelense de Las Artes, Cuernavaca, Mexico
      2000 BA University of Oregon, Environmental Sciences, Eugene, OR
      1994 Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, Los Angeles,CA

Exhibitions

      2017
      South of the Border, Getty PST: LA/LA, Loft at Liz’s, L.A., CA
      Barrio Logos: Displacement and Vanishing Iconography, Getty PST: LA/LA, Residency Art Gallery, Ingelwood, CA
      Papel Chicano Dos-Works on Paper, University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie, WY
      Papel Chicano Dos-Works on Paper, Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK
      Detritus, Institute of Contemporary Art San Jose, San Jose, CA
      Modern Angelenos, Ricardo Montalban Theatre, Hollywood, CA
      Papel Chicano Dos-Works on Paper, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
      2016
      ICONIC: Black Panther Pary 50 year Anniversary, American Steele Studios, Oakland, CA
      Papel Chicano Dos, Works on Paper, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA
      The Creative Spirit, The Whole Nine Gallery, Culver City, CA
      Tight Squeeze, Pasadena Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
      LA Art Show, MCLA, L.A., CA
      2015
      Take 10, The Past Decade of Collecting by Cheech Marin
      Museum of Contemporary Art, Mesa, AZ
      From the Margin, Solo Show, Campfire Gallery, San Francisco , CA
      LA Muralists: In Their Studios II, Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
      Mask, KGB Gallery, Los Angeles CA
      LA Art Show 2015, MCLA, Los Angeles, CA
      2014
      Flip The Script: an unincorporated remix, solo show, Chico State University, Chico, CA
      Devil’s Town, Red Pipe Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
      Music In Our Paint, Crewest, Los Angeles CA
      Living Celebration: Honoring the Life and legacy of Joseph Gatto, LACHSA, Los Angeles, CA
      RISE: Love.Revolution.The Black Panther Party, ArtShare LA, Los Angeles, CA
      LA Art Show 2014, MCLA, Los Angeles CA
      At The Table, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
      2013
      At The Table, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
      Latino Heritage, Chimmaya Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
      Intersections As American Life, Smithsonian Asian-Latino Festival Pop Up Museum, Silver Spring, MD
      Space Time, Institute of Contemporary Art Sacramento, Sacramento, CA
      Back Alley, GR Works Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
      Persona Non Grata, Campfire Gallery, San Francisco, CA
      2012
      Multifarious, The Whitebox Studio, Oakland, CA
      Unrestricted, Politics and Art, The Transmission Gallery, Oakland, CA
      Matcha-Taking Up Space, Space-Bi, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA
      Intersection for the Arts – Auction, Intersection for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
      Chico and Chang, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
      Mission Accomplished, Crewest Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
      Urban Legends, Source LA Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
      GOLD LIFE, Inspiration and Beginnings, Make Hang Gallery, San Francisco, CA
      2011
      Statewide Painting Competition/Exhibition, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA
      Roots, Junkadelic, Tokyo, Japan
      2011 Statewide Painting Competition/Exhibition, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA
      Chico and Chang, Intersection For the Arts, San Francisco, CA
      Artpad SF, Robert Berman/E6 Gallery, San Francisco, CA
      Polemically Small, Garboushian Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA
      Street and Low, Robert Berman Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
      Tomorrow Stars, The Verge Artfair Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY
      Masterminds 2011, Public Works, San Francisco, CA
      Art For Haiti, José Vera Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
      Things That Get Buffed, Crewest Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
      Say Something, E6 Gallery/Robert Berman, San Francisco, CA
      2010
      Eastbay World Culture, Branch Gallery, Oakland, CA
      2011 Juried Annual, ProArts, Oakland, CA
      The Living Past, California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA
      Los Angeles Theatre Company Art Auction 2010, LATC, Los Angeles, CA
      Root Division Art Auction, Root Division, San Francisco, CA
      Coalition On Homelessness Art Auction, SomArts, San Francisco, CA
      Incidents of Travel, Solo Show: Studio 24/Galeria de La Raza, San Francisco, CA
      G-40 Summit, Art Whino, Crystal City, VA
      Personal offices of Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa
      2009
      Old Skoolin, Charcoal Studios, Miami, FL
      Celebrando LA Latino Heritage, Fremont Gallery, Pasadena, CA
      Life and Death, Fremont Gallery, Pasadena, CA
      Heavy Hitterz, Art Whino Gallery, National Harbor, MD
      Home Is Something I Carry With Me, Selected residences, San Francisco, CA
      CCA MFA Exhibition, San Francisco, CA
      Barclay Simpson Award Exhibit, Oliver Arts Center, Oakland, CA
      War and Peace, Space Gallery, San Francisco, CA
      CCA Open Studios, San Francisco, CA
      Post-Bling, Playspace Gallery, San Francisco, CA
      Illusion Helps, Orange Alley Projects, San Francisco, CA

Teaching Experience

      Oakland School for the Arts, 2013-present, Co-Chair Visual Art Dept, 2-D Art Instructor 8th, 11th, 12th grade, and AP Studio Art
      Oakland School for the Arts, 2012-13, Art Instructor 8th, 11th, 12th grade, & 2-D AP Studio Art
      The Nueva School Development Committee, 2013
      Oakland School for the Arts, 2011, guest artist
      University of California Berkeley, 2011, Berkeley CA, guest lecturer African American Studies Dept.
      SF Park and Rec, Summer 2011, SF, CA – Mural Art Instructor
      California College of the Arts, February 2010, SF, CA – Guest Lecturer
      California College of the Arts, Winter 2009, SF, CA – Thesis Advising
      California College of the Arts, Spring 2009, SF, CA – Guest Lecturer
      San Francisco State University, Spring 2008, SF, CA – Guest Lecturer
      Pacific Academy, Spring 2007, Richmond, CA – Art Class Instructor
      EastSideArtsAlliance, Summer 2004- 2006, Visual Element, Oakland, CA – Program Coordinator, Art Instructor/Lead Mural Artist
      Dewey Middle School, Summer 2006, OUSD, Oakland, CA – Mural Painting Class Instructor
      Havenscourt Middle School, Spring 2006, OUSD, Oakland, CA – Art Class Instructor/Painting and Drawing/Mural Arts
      Lick Wilmerding High School, Spring 2006, Spring 2005, San Francisco, CA – Intersession Guest Artist

Awards and Publications

      2016 Racial Projections: cyberspace, public space, and the digital divide, Information, Communication, and Society. online journal
      2016 Papel Chicano Dos, from the Cheech Marin Collection
      2016 Hablamos Juntos/Together We Speak, Museo Eduardo Carrillo
      2015 Take 10, The Past Decade of Collecting by Cheech Marin 2015 Los Angeles Latino Heritage Catalog, Dept. of Cultural Affairs of City of Los Angeles
      2015 Juxtapoz, online
      2014 Lowridaz Japan
      2013 Studio Visit Publication, Vol 23
      2012 Juxtapoz, online review
      2012 Art Practical, review of Chico and Chang
      2012 SECA award nominee
      2011 ICAN Residency, Derry, Northern Ireland
      2011 SF Weekly Masterminds, SF Weekly, February
      2010 Los Angeles Latino Heritage Catalog, Dept. of Cultural Affairs of City of Los Angeles
      2009 Los Angeles Latino Heritage Catalog, Dept. of Cultural Affairs of City of Los Angeles
      2009 Barclay Simpson Award
      2009 KQED Arts, Art Review
      2008 Illusion Helps, Gobal, James