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Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. 1980
Living and working between Vancouver, Canada, and Mexico City since 2011

EDUCATION
2017 PhD Candidate. Interdisciplinary Studies. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC. (In progress)
2013 MFA. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.
2011 MFA. National School of Fine Arts in the National Autonomous University of México (UNAM). Mexico City, Mexico.
2004 Undergraduate. National School of Fine Arts (UNAM). Graphic Design and Visual Communication. Mexico City, Mexico.

SEMINARS
2009-2011 Seminar Disturbance Zones: Indigenism. Extended Campus. Museum of Contemporary Art MUAC, National Autonomous University of Mexico, UNAM. Taught by Mariana Botey and Cuauhtemoc Medina. Mexico City, Mexico.
2009 Technical Seminar: “Ecological Sustainable Housing.” National Association Companies and Supervision (ANCSAC). Mexico City, Mexico.

AWARDS
2017 Artist Studio Award Program (2018-2021). Vancouver, BC, Canada.
2016 Emerging Artist (Category Visual Arts) nominated by Dana Claxton. The Mayor’s Arts Awards. Vancouver, BC, Canada.

GALLERIES
Represented by Fazakas Gallery. Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Public and private art collections in: Mexico, Argentina, Brazil and Canada.

ART FAIRS / AUCTIONS
2018 Art Fair Seattle. Seattle, WA, USA.
2014-2016 VAG Art Auction. Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
2014-2016 The Toronto International Art Fair 2014. Toronto, ON, Canada.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
Solo Shows
2019 Little Mexico. The Reach Gallery. Abbotsford, BC. (Confirmed)
2019 Interventions. Grunt Gallery. Vancouver, BC. (Confirmed)
2018 Embroideries. Arnica Artist-Run Centre. Kamloops, BC. (Confirmed)
2018 Gallery 1515. Vancouver, BC. (Confirmed)
2018 Panoply of Possibilities. Fazakas Gallery. Vancouver, BC. (Confirmed)
2015 Definiciones (Definitions). Art Gallery of Greater Victoria (AGGV). Victoria, BC.
2014 House of Masks. Fazakas Gallery. Vancouver, BC.
2012 Anachronistic Presence. AMS Gallery UBC. Vancouver, BC.
2004 Euler’s Theory. La Boligoma Art Gallery. Mexico City, Mexico.
2003 Spheres. National School of Fine Arts (ENAP). National University Autonomous of Mexico (UNAM). Mexico City, Mexico.
2003 Yaxactun (The Great Route) Emma Rizo Art Gallery, ENEP. Mexico City, Mexico.

Selected Groups Shows
2018 eRacism. Penticton Art Gallery. Penticton, BC.
2017 73 Vintage Motor Art. Círculo Cubano. Mexico City, Mexico.
2017 Not Sent Letters. VIVO Media Art Run Centre. Vancouver, BC.
2017 Day of the Dead Exhibit. GICS. Granville Island, Vancouver, BC.
2016 Emerge. Fazakas Gallery. Vancouver, BC.
2016 Day of the Dead Exhibit. Granville Island Cultural Society. Vancouver, BC.
2016 Divergent Convergence. Fazakas Gallery. Vancouver, BC.
2016 Biennial UNAM. University Museum of Science and Arts. Mexico City, Mexico.
2016 Light It Up. Arnica Artist-Run Centre. Kamloops, BC.
2015 Day of the Dead Exhibit. Granville Island Cultural Society (GICS). Vancouver, BC.
2015 Not Sent Letters. By Jeremy Todd. The Toast Collective. Vancouver, BC.
2014 Down on the Corner. Gene Cafe. Vancouver, BC.
2014 Mēxihco. The dissipated paradise. Simon K.Y. Lee Lounge, UBC. Vancouver, BC.
2013 Diffractions of the Local. Back Gallery Project. Vancouver, BC.
2013 Story. Fazakas Gallery. Vancouver, BC.
2013 Ten Thousand Suns. Satellite Gallery. Vancouver, BC.
2013 As Seen Here. Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery. UBC. Vancouver, BC.
2013 Resonating Existent(s). AHVA Library Gallery. UBC. Vancouver, BC.
2012 Ded Reckoning. AHVA Library Gallery. UBC. Vancouver, BC.
2012 Night of the Museums. Buenos Aires Flea Market. Buenos Aires, Argentina.
2012 Plaza de Mayo (May Square), November 8th, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
2011 XV Biennial of Painting Rufino Tamayo, Rufino Tamayo Museum. Mexico.
2010 Japan I was [am not] Otaku. Recollections of Japan. Tec. de Monterrey, Mexico.
2010 Arte Shock. Interactive Program. Visual Art and Artistic Process. Website: arteshock.com.mx. Mexico City, Mexico.
2009 II Competition Lions are not Like Pictures. Iberoamerican University. Mexico City, Mexico.
2008 II Biennial of Art in Glass, Glass Museum. Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico.
2008 T-REX. International Contemporary Art Festival. Jesus Gallardo Art Gallery. León, Guanajuato. Mexico.
2007 Dead with a Smile. MUMEDI (Museum of Mexican Design) Mexico City, Mexico.
2006 San Sebastián Mártir. Popular Manifestation. Tres50 Art Gallery. Chiapa de Corzo, Chiapas. Mexico.
2004 First Glass Art Contest. Glass Museum. Monterrey, NL, Mexico.
2003 Photografing Democracy. Federal Electoral Institute. Mexico City, Mexico.
2003 Mexican National Contest for Graphic Arts Fernando Pereznieto. Mexican Society for Geography and Statistics Art Gallery. Mexico City, Mexico.

RESIDENCIES
2018 GroundWorks Summer Indigenous Art Intensive. Kelowna, BC.

GRANTS / FELLOWSHIPS
2018 Canada Council for the Arts. Category Explore and Create. Research and Create. Canada.
2016 MITACS Globalink Research Award. Canada.
2014 – 2019 Doctoral Fellowship. CONACYT. Mexico.
2014 International Tuition Award. UBC.
2013 Faculty of Graduate Studies Graduate Award. UBC.
2012 – 2013 International Tuition Award. UBC.
2012 B.C. Binning Memorial Fellowship. UBC.
2012 International Partial Tuition Scholarship. UBC.
2011 – 2012 Faculty of Arts Graduate Award. UBC.
2011 International Partial Tuition Scholarship. UBC.
2010 Traveling Award. UNAM.
2009 Faculty of Graduate Fellowship. UNAM.

TALKS
2018 Panelist. The Canadian Association for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CALACS). Montreal, QC, Canada.
2017 Panellist. ISGP NEXUS Conferences. UBC. Vancouver, BC.
2017 Guest Responder. Terreno: Borderlands Linguistics. Chapbook by Lois Klassen. Emily Carr University. Vancouver, BC.
2016 Panellist. CALACS (The Canadian Association for Latin American and Caribbean Studies): Hybrid Communities, Societies, Subjectivities, and Spaces. University of Calgary. Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
2015 Panellist. 6th Latin American Research Group Workshop. University of Victoria – UVIC. Victoria, BC, Canada.
2015 Panellist. Panel Discussion “In Another Place, and Here”. Art Gallery of Greater Victoria – AGGV. Victoria, BC, Canada.
2014 Panellist. Out-of-the-Box: Celebrating Interdisciplinarity. Conference, Liu Institute for Global Issues – UBC. Vancouver, BC, Canada.
2014 Panellist. Seminar in Hispanic Studies, Art History, Visual Art, and Theory. French, Hispanic & Italian Studies (FHIS) – UBC. Vancouver, BC, Canada.
2011 Panellist. ENAP Conference. Fifth Graduate Student Colloquium. National School of Fine Arts (ENAP). UNAM. México City, Mexico.

PUBLICATIONS
2018 VHMOR. Brazil. www.vhmor.com
2017 Day of the Dead Exhibit. Catalogue.
2014 The Toronto International Art Fair. Art Toronto. Catalogue.
2013 Ten Thousand Suns. Satellite Gallery. Catalogue.
2013 As Seen Here. Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery. Catalogue.
2012 XV Biennial of Painting Rufino Tamayo. Catalogue.
2008 Monterrey Glass Museum. Catalogue.
2004 Monterrey Glass Museum. Catalogue.