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Education

2017      California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA – MFA in Photography and Media

2014      California State University, Long Beach, Long Beach, CA – BFA in Photography

               Minor: Human Resource Management

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018       I SAW RED, SADE, Los Angeles, CA

2017       Red 40, Gallery D301, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

2016       Jazmin’s Quince Años, Main Gallery, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

2014       Bombón, Dutzi Gallery, CSU Long Beach, Long Beach, CA

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019       Sleepless Quinceañera: The Music Center After Hours, The Music Center, Los Angeles, CA

2018       Corpo•real, Flatline, Long Beach, CA

                Bar Oslo/Café Society #2, Los Angeles, CA

                LANGUAGE, L.A.W.S., Los Angeles, CA

2017       See What You Mean (Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA), The Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA

                Fictions, The Studio Museum in Harlem, NY            

                Insatiable Lingua, Flatline, Long Beach, CA

                Homecoming, Public Storage LA, Los Angeles, CA

                In the Red, Santa Clarita City Hall, Valencia, CA

                Uncategorized, AR Projects, Los Angeles, CA

                Clothing Optional, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

                From Here to There, Gallery 202, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

                Leftovers, Far Bazzar, Cerritos College, Cerritos, CA

                The Clique, Lime Gallery, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

2016       The Group Show, Main Gallery, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

2015       QAC, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

2014       Complex, Merlino Gallery, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA

                Insights, University Art Museum, Long Beach, CA

                Command R, Werby Gallery, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA

2013       Insights, University Art Museum, Long Beach, CA

Positions

09/2009 – Present             Classified Substitute Teacher Assistant
                                               Los Angeles Unified School District

 

09/2016 – 08/2017           Media Production Fellow, Arts in a Changing America
                                              California Institute of the Arts

 

09/2016 – 05/2017           Art Office Assistant

                                              California Institute of the Arts

07/2016 – 05/2017           Paul Brach Visiting Artist Coordinator
                                              California Institute of the Arts

 

07/2016 – 08/2016            Photographer
                                               California State Summer School for the Arts

10/2015 – 06/2016           Exhibition Photographer
                                              California Institute of the Arts

06/2014 – 09/2014           Gallery Intern
                                              Louis Lambert Gallery


07/2012 – 08/2012            Event Photographer
                                               Blue Prints at Dodgers Stadium

Curation

2016       Digital Arts Expo, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

 

Panels and Lectures

2017       Red 40, Gallery D301, California Institute of the Arts, Gallery Talk

2016       Jazmin’s Quince Años, Main Gallery, California Institute of the Arts, Gallery Talk

                Long Beach Alumni Artist Panel, Werby Gallery, California State University Long Beach, Panelist 

 

Awards and Honors

2017       Joan Ellis Scholarship in Photography, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia CA

                Dean’s Reserve Grant, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

                California Institute of the Arts Scholarship, Valencia CA

2016       Joan Ellis Scholarship in Photography, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia CA

                California Institute of the Arts Scholarship, Valencia CA

                Travel Grant, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

                Bartman Grant for Photography and Media, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

2014       Selected for Juried Art Exhibition, “Insights,” University Art Museum, Long Beach, CA

2013       Selected for Juried Art Exhibition, “Insights,” University Art Museum, Long Beach, CA

 

Selected Bibliography

Publications

2017       Holland Cotter, From the Personal to the Political, 19 Artists to Watch Next Year, The New York Times.     December 27

                Siddhartha Mitter, At “Fictions" in Harlem, Young Black Artists Are on Fire, The Village Voice.     September 13

                Super Deluxe, Ever wonder what 300 pounds of Flamin’ Hot Cheetos looks like?, Super Deluxe.     May 8

                CBS Los Angeles, Cal Arts Student Puts Hundreds Of Pounds Of Cheetos On Display In Art Exhibit, CBS Local.     March 15

                Christina Cox, CalArts Student Uses Thousands of Cheetos in Art Exhibit, Santa Clarita Valley Signal.     March 13

2016       Christian Hite, Bombόn, KEEP IT DIRTY, vol. a., “Filth,” Punctum Books.     July 4

                Molly Surazhsky, Life-size Cutouts Celebrate Jazmin’s Quince Años (Jazmin’s Sweet 15), 24700.     April 4

Catalogs

2018       Thelma Golden, Lucy Mensah, Fictions, The Studio Museum in Harlem

2017       CALARTS, Ellen Birrell, Clothing Optional, CALARTS/NIGHT GALLERY

Collections

University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

 

Languages

Bilingual in Spanish and English