RESUME




Education
2012 - 2014. The University of Texas at San Antonio. M.F.A. Studio Art (Painting)
2007 - 2010. The University of Houston. B.F.A. Painting (Magna Cum Laude)
2004 – 2007. North Harris College | General Studies
1999 – 2001. Washington University in St. Louis | Studio Art

Solo Exhibitions
2017
Doing Work. GrayDuck Gallery. Austin, TX. (November 3 - December 3)
Doing Work is supported in part by the National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures, the City of San Antonio Department of Arts & Culture, and Southwest Airlines through a grant from the NALAC Fund for the Arts."
2016
Werds & Places. Carver Branch Library. San Antonio, TX.
Artist Looking At Art: Raul Gonzalez- Portrtaits of a Working Artist. McNay Art Museum. San Antonio, TX.
(included 11 performances throughout the 2-month exhibition)
TEXAS. Freight Gallery. San Antonio, TX.
2015
Dulce. Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center Theater Gallery. San Antonio, TX.
Life, Death, and Other Stories. 3rd Space Gallery. San Antonio, TX.
2014
M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition | WERK | In the Zone. Terminal 136. San Antonio, TX.
2012
Sweet Memories. Casa De La Cultura. Del Rio, TX.
Farewell Show. Jack Meier Gallery. Houston, TX.
Neighborhoods. MKT Bar. Houston, TX.
Inside a City. Galeria de la Rosa. Fort Worth, TX.
2011
Music in the City. HCC Southwest Gallery. Houston, TX.
A Collection of Work: Past to Present. Caroline Collective. Houston, TX.
                      
Selected Group Exhibitions
2016
6th Chicana/o Biennial. MACLA (Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana). San Jose, CA.
2016 Artist Lab Exhibition, Raul Gonzalez: Work These Days. Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center. San Antonio, TX.
SATX |MX: Un Viaje Lleno De Cultural. Centro De Artes. San Antonio, TX.
This Is What It Feels Like. Radius Center. San Antonio, TX. (2-person)
How To Play Guitar. 337 Project Space. Grand Rapids, MI.
2015
Debt Fair. Art League Houston. Houston, TX.
Texas Artists Exhibit. Beeville Art Museum. Beeville, TX.
Parallels. Hello Studio. San Antonio, TX.
Texas Size Breach. TAMU Educational & Cultural Arts Center. San Antonio, TX.
Selections from the Changarrito Permanent Collection. Mexic-Arte Museum. Austin, TX.
CAM Perennial: Move Me. Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center. San Antonio, TX. (curator: Amy Mackie, co-Director of PARSE
2014
Practice. French & Michigan Gallery. San Antonio, TX.
What’s In Store. UNIT at Sonja Roesch Gallery. Houston, TX.
Undetermined Matter. GrayDuck Gallery. Austin, TX. (2-person)
Emerging Printmaking Exhibition. Studio Two Three. Richmond, VA.
Breish – Gonzalez – Toro. UTSA Downtown Art Gallery. San Antonio, TX. (3-person)
CAM Perennial Exhibition 2014. Untitled (Public Display). Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center. San Antonio, TX. (curator: Leslie Moody Castro)
30th Annual UTSA Student Art Exhibition. UTSA Gallery. San Antonio, TX.
New Sculpture. Lakeview Northeast College. San Antonio, TX.
Slap and Tickle. Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum. San Antonio, TX.
Arte Latino Now. Queens University of Charlotte. Charlotte, NC.
2013
Consider All Things. Main Street Projects. Houston, TX. (2-Person)
26th Annual McNeese Works on Paper Exhibition. McNeese University. Lake Charles, LA. (curator: Claudia Schmuckli)
Hello World. The Service Station. Los Angeles, CA.
Young Latino Artists 18: Con/Juntos. Mexic-Arte Museum. Austin, TX.
What's in Store. UNIT at Sonja Roesch Gallery. Houston, TX.
Texas Artists Exhibition. Beeville Art Museum. Beeville, TX.
New Texas Talent XX. Craighead Green Gallery. Dallas, TX.
The Menil/Fiesta Project. Inman Gallery. Houston, TX.
New Art/Art Nuevo: San Antonio 2012. UTSA Art Gallery. San Antonio, TX.
Public Art San Antonio Temporary Exhibits. City Hall and Municipal Plaza.  San Antonio, TX.
2012
The LA Art Show | Modern & Contemporary. Los Angeles, CA.
Gambol - Juried Group Member Exhibition. Art League Houston. Houston, TX.
2011
Hispanic Heritage Art Exhibition. HCC NE Northline Art Gallery. Houston, TX.
Emerging Artist Exhibition. Jack Meier Gallery. Houston, TX.
2010
BRWN PLNT - That Which is Undone. Talento Bilingue de Houston. Houston, TX.
Hispanic Heritage Art Show. HCC NE Northline Art Gallery. Houston, TX.
The Big Show. Lawndale Art Center. Houston, TX. (curator: Paul Middendorf)
3rd Annual Juried Student Art Exhibit. William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library. Houston, TX.
School of Art Annual Student Exhibition. Blaffer Gallery. Houston, TX.
2009
Annual Juried Exhibition. Live Oak Art Center. Columbus, TX. (curator: Gus Kopriva)
2008
The Big Show. Lawndale Art Center. Houston, TX. (curator: Aram Moshayedi)
1999
Houston Independent School District Art Competition Exhibition
Congressional Art Competition

Residencies
2016 – Artist Lab Fellowship Program. Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center. San Antonio, TX.
2013 - "Changarrito" Artist-in-Residence. Mexic-Arte Museum. Austin, TX.
2012 - Modern Multiples - Printmaking Residency. Los Angeles, CA.

Collections
McNay Art Museum (San Antonio, TX), National Museum of Mexican Art (Chicago, IL),
Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, TX), The University of Texas at San Antonio, Capital One Financial Services (Plano, TX), University Health System (San Antonio, TX), Arte de la Rosa (Fort Worth, TX),
Queens University of Charlotte (Charlotte, NC), Ricardo and Harriet Romo, Jim and Franci Crane


Private Collections
Texas, Arizona, Colorado, Wisconsin, New Hampshire, Washington, Kentucky

Honors | Awards | Achievements
2017

NALAC Fund for the Arts (NFA): San Antonio Artist/Ensemble 2016 Grant
2016
Surdna Foundation Grant Recipient
2015
Dave Bown Projects - 10th Semiannual Competition (Curators: Claire C. Carter, Carmen Hermo, Anna Stothart) Award of Excellence (Unrestricted monetary award).
2014
Hunting Art Prize Finalist
Carlos and Malu Alvarez Scholarship
Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Graduate Scholarship
Charles & Germaine Field Endowed Painting Scholarship
Marcia Gygli King Endowed Scholarship in Art
Master of Fine Arts Presidential Assistantship Award
University of Texas at San Antonio Dean’s Circle Scholarship
2013
Hunting Art Prize Finalist
Charles & Germaine Field Endowed Painting Scholarship
Master of Fine Arts Presidential Assistantship Award
Marcia Gygli King Endowed Scholarship in Art
University of Texas at San Antonio Dean's Circle Scholarship
2012
COLFA Scholarship Recipient: Susan Kaufman Graduate Fellowship, UTSA
2010
Phi Kappa Phi, National Honor Society, University of Houston.
Dean's List, University of Houston.
2005
Houston Marathon Finisher
1999
1st Place Black/White Drawing -Houston Independent School District Art Competition
Congressional Art Competition Winner, 18th District, Texas

Special Projects
Lee Jeans, Google, The McNay Art Museum, The DoSeum

Curatorial Work
2016 – Three The Hard Way | Contemporary Art Month at Clamp Light Studios. San Antonio, TX.
2015 – Reflective | Texas Artist Connection Series. Carver Community Cultural Center. San Antonio, TX.
2015 – To and Fro | Texas Artist Connection Series. Carver Community Cultural Center. San Antonio, TX.
2014 – Some Sort of History. Frost Tower Plaza Club. San Antonio, TX.
2013 - Things That Make You Go Hmmm. UTSA Satellite Space. San Antonio, TX.
2010 - The Candy Shop: A Sweet & Spicy Experience. Fresh Arts Gallery. Houston, TX.