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Education

2015 Master of Fine Arts in Fiber & Material Studies, School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) - Chicago, IL

2012 Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art, Art History Minor, University of California Riverside (UCR) - Riverside, CA

Solo Exhibition

2012 “Veinte” Phyllis Gill Gallery - Riverside, CA

Group Exhibitions

2016 “Informal Displacements” Long Beach Art Gallery- Long Beach, CA

2016 “Suspended Disbelief” Made by Millworks – Long Beach, CA

2016 Flashback / recuerdo” Basement Projects- Santa Ana, CA

2015 Day of the Dead: La Muerte Niña, National Museum of Mexican Art - Chicago, IL

2015 Unruly Attachments: Considering Failure, Above the Picture Framing Shop - Chicago, IL

2015 Luminarts Cultural Foundation’s 2015 Visual Arts Competition, Union League Club of Chicago - Chicago, IL

2015 MFA Exhibition, Sullivan Galleries, SAIC, Chicago, IL

2015 Whatnot: Salone Internazionale del Mobile, Spazio Rossana Orlandi - Milan, Italy

2013 FIBER OPTICS, 1310 Gallery - Fort Lauderdale, FL

2012 Foreplay: 2012 Senior Show, Sweeney Art Gallery - Riverside, California

2011 Thesis: Katie Dureault, Roxana Martinez, Johan Wong, Phyllis Gill Gallery - Riverside, CA

2011 Chain Letter, Shoshana Wayne Gallery - Santa Monica, CA

2011 FAD: Thrice Removed Again, Phyllis Gill Gallery - Riverside, CA

2011 Painting Without a Trace, Phyllis Gill Gallery - Riverside, CA

2010 Illusional Delusional Hallucinations, Phyllis Gill Gallery - Riverside, CA

Awards // Honors

2015 Teaching Fellowship, Armory Center for the Arts - Pasadena, CA

2013 FIBER OPTICS, Judges Choice: 4th place - Fort Lauderdale, FL

Visiting Critic // Artist Lectures

2015 Visiting Artist Lecture: Social Fabrics, The School of the Art institute of Chicago (SAIC) in conjunction with the National Museum of Mexican Art - Chicago, IL

2014 Critique Panelist, Intro to Design Objects, SAIC - Chicago, IL

2015 MFA lecture, Fiber and Material Studies, SAIC - Chicago, IL

2015 Critique Panelist, Departmental: Fiber and Material Studies, SAIC - Chicago, IL

2014 MFA lecture, Fiber and Material Studies, SAIC - Chicago, IL

Press // Publication

2015 Studio visit interview with Mayte Escobar, "Podemos y Hacemos" exhibition, Align Gallery - Los Angeles, CA

2015 Studio visit interview, Beyond the Bubble: Interviews with Graduating MFAs By Tally De Orellana, SAIC - Chicago, IL http://sites.saic.edu/mfa2015/beyond-the-bubble-interviews-with-graduati...

Work Experience

2014-2015 Permanent Collection Volunteer - National Museum of Mexican Art - Chicago, IL

2015 Teaching Assistant: Intro to Fiber and Material Studies - The School of the Art institute of Chicago - Chicago, IL

2014 Teaching Assistant: Printed Fabric Workshop - The School of the Art institute of Chicago - Chicago, IL

2014 Graduate Production Assistant for Artist J. Morgan Puet - The School of the Art institute of Chicago - Chicago, IL

2012 Studio Assistant for the Artist Charles Long - Riverside, CA

Community involvement

2013-Present Las Puntadas del Alma Quilt Group Member - Chicago, IL