EDUCATION


2006-2008 |  The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Bachelor of Fine Arts in New Media, Video, Film

2008 | RISD Fusion Arts Exchange, Providence, RI
Digital Media Certificate, Granted by the US Department of State, The Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs

2003-2006 | Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
Architecture Undergraduate/Non-degree

1999-2003 | Northeast High School, Oakland Park, FL
Architecture and Graphic Design, Magnet Program

 

EXHIBITIONS  


2017 | 7 (Seven)
Pérez Art Museum, Miami, FL
Directed  film and art direction for The Knights Art Challenge Winner BABA YAGA ARTS WAGON, by artist Shira Abergel (loosely based on the Eastern European myth of Baba Yaga)

2017 | Our Place In The Design District
Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL
Giant Coloring Book, an interactive project with community participation commissioned by the ICA Museum

2017 | Cuatro Deseos
Space Mountain,Miami, FL
Collaborative installation; directed short film that was projected in an indoor, dream-like living forest

2017 | Giant Coloring Book
Art Festival,  Sponsored by the City of Tamarac, FL
Collaborative piece inviting audience participation. Acrylic, Wax on Wood

2017 | Cave of Swimmers
Borscht 10 (Diez) Film Festival,  Alfred I. duPont, Miami
Video art film about the fictional, fantastical origin of Miami-based band, Cave of Swimmers

2016 | O’Keeffe
Bay Gates Mural Project, Boynton Beach Art District, FL
Mural of Georgia O-Keeffe; outdoor exhibition curated by Rolando Chang Barrero

2016 | Embrace
The Truth to Power Exhibition, Democratic National Convention. Philadelphia, PA
Illustration painted in india ink

2016 | Ink Series
Black & White Exhibition, C&I Studios, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Illustrations painted in india ink.

2016 | Awen
BUMP Art Mural Competition, Margate, FL
Mural celebrating women and ethnic diversity

2014 | Koala Collage
Giants In The City, Bayfront Park, Miami, FL
Audiovisual performance (live music, video projections onto giant sculptures)

2013 | Untitled
Art That Feeds,Miami, FL
Acrylic painting on ceramic plate

2008 | Light Creatures
BFA Undergraduate Exhibition, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL
Paper sculpture and video installation

2008 | My reality show
EN3MY, Chicago, FL
Mock reality TV show: live video performance utilizing realtime interaction with audience through live chat.

2007 | Interviews
Dropped frames,  Chicago, IL
Video installation and mural.  Featured painted text from interviews I conducted with social workers

2007 | Silent Translations
Who Art Thou?, Lollapalooza Music Festival, Chicago, IL
16-foot banner with original geometric art and design

2007 | Thread
VOID,  GardenFresh Art Gallery, Chicago, IL
Custom software.  Series of lines  programmed to continuously intersect and transform into an electronic quilt

 

ACHIEVEMENTS


2018 | Open Canvas Project,  Certificate for exceptional contributions (Mural), Fort Lauderdale, FL

2016 –2017 | Fellow at Borscht Corp,  a nonprofit with the simple mission to redefine cinema in Miami.

2006 –2008 |  Merit & Presidential Scholarship Recipient, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2008 |  Fusion Arts Exchange Digital Media Certificate, Granted by the US Department of State

2008 |  Adobe Design Achievement Awards, Semifinalist in Illustration Design, Online Submission

2007 |  Alumni Artwork, Presented by Lollapalooza music festival, Chicago, IL

2003 |  Arts for the Future Scholarship Award, Broward County School Board, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

2003 |  The Miami Herald, Silver Knights Award, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Honorable Mention

2003 |  Uni Bank Art Award, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, First Place, Hispanic Heritage Contest, Mixed Media