Born 1985, McAllen, Texas

Lives and Works in Dallas, TX

EDUCATION


2018   MFA – Yale School of Art, New Haven, Connecticut

2008   BFA – The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York, New York


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020

“Crossing the Slow Burning Line”, Cliff Gallery at Mountain View College, Dallas, Texas (forthcoming)


GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2020

Group Exhibition, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona (forthcoming)

2019

“Cosmic to Corporeal: Contemporary Queer Performance Practices”, McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX (forthcoming)

“May You Survive in Interesting Times”, SP/N Gallery, University of Texas Dallas, Dallas, TX (forthcoming)

“Rising Star”, Turner House, Oak Cliff Society of Fine Art, Dallas, TX (forthcoming)

“Transamerica/n: Gender, Identity, Appearance Today” McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX (included under additional work on the

McNay’s website for the exhibition)

“Material Intension”, ex ovo, Dallas, TX

“Better Pleasures”, Sunday Service curated by Sarah Zapata at Knockdown Center, Queens, NY 

“Independence”, McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX

2018

“Heads/Tails: Yale MFA Painting/Printmaking 2018”, Next to Nothing Gallery, New York, NY

“Way Out Now: Yale MFA Painting/Printmaking 2018”, Diane Rosenstein Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

"Wild Seed, Yale MFA Thesis Exhibition”, Yale University Green Hall Gallery, New Haven, CT

"Kaleidoscope", Kravets Wehby Gallery, New York, NY

"Feast", Yale University Green Hall Gallery, New Haven, CT

 2017

"Reconstruir: Supporting Rebuilding Efforts in Rural Mexican Communities." The Cooper Union School of Art, New York, NY

"Life and Living", Curated by Max Marshall of Deli Gallery, Hudson Valley LGBTQ Community Center, Kingston, NY

 2016

"MFA 2018", Yale University Green Hall Gallery, New Haven, CT

“Now, Therefore”, Valerina Gallerina + Greg, Queens, NY

 2015

“Solstice Show”, Valerina Gallerina + Greg, Queens, NY

“Time and a Half”, Valerina Gallerina + Greg, Queens, NY

2011

“On the Table: Exhibition for Free Education”, Cooper Union, New York, NY

”Into the Void” Neon Forest Gallery, Miami, FL

“Recent Graduate Exhibition” AAF New York Spring 2011, New York, NY

2009

“You've Got Light In Your Eyes”, Needles and Pens Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 2008

“End of Year Show” Annual Student Exhibition of Art, Architecture and Engineering, Cooper Union, New York, NY

“Give Us This Day, Our Daily Bread” Senior Thesis Show, Cooper Union, New York, NY

“Exposures” Cross-Cultural Youth Arts Program, NYU Steinhardt, New York, NY

“Un Vagón Hermoso”, The Canal Chapter, New York, NY

2007

“End of Year Show” Annual Student Exhibition of Art, Architecture and Engineering, Cooper Union, New York, NY

 2006

“End of Year Show” Annual Student Exhibition of Art, Architecture and Engineering”, Cooper Union, New York, NY

“UNITÉ”, Cooper Union, New York, NY

“Generations 5”, A.I.R Gallery, New York, NY

Bibliography

2019

“SOFT”, TAYO Literary Magazine, Cover and published writing, Special Issue, June 2019

Sarradet, William: “A Material Intension in Trinity Groves: Ex Ovo.”, Glasstire. April 22, 2019

Hallock, Jeremy: “At the MAC’s new Cedars gallery, a group of Texas artists declare their ‘Independence.’” Dallas Morning News.

January 13, 2019, 


TEACHING


2019 – Adjunct Professor, Art Appreciation, Mountain View College, Dallas, TX

2017 – Teaching Assistant, Drawing, Yale Norfolk Summer School of Art, Norfolk, CT

2018 – Teaching Assistant, Interdisciplinary Printmaking, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT

FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

2017 – Graduate Fellow, Center for Collaborative Arts and Media, Yale University, New Haven, CT

2016 – Alfred L. McDougal and Nancy Lauter Endowed Scholarship Award

2008 – Michael S. Vivo Memorial Prize for Excellence in Drawing, Cooper Union, New York, NY

2004 – Full Tuition Scholarship, The Cooper Union, New York, NY