Curriculum


Education

2017-2018 – Credential, Secondary Education, History and Social Science, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California

2013-2015 – M.A. in Curatorial Practice, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, California

1999-2005 – B.A. in Secondary Education, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, Puerto Rico

 


Curatorial and Mentoring Experience

2018 – 2020 – School of the Art Institute of Chicago – Chicago, Illinois

Program Mentor

Program Mentors serve as advisors to Low-Res MFA candidates as they work in their home studios during the fall and spring semesters.

 

2015-2016 – 2291 3rd St./Minnesota Street Project – San Francisco, California

Gallery Manager and Curator

Gallery Manager and Curator for the Minnesota Street Project offsite 2291 3rd St. space. Produced exhibitions with the Real Time & Space artist studios from Oakland, Berkeley-based artist Ehren Tool and a variety of other emerging and established Bay Area artists. I also produced press material and managed exhibitions program, budgets, coordinated transport of works, as well as install and deinstall schedules.

 

2014-2015 – California College of the Arts  – San Francisco, California

Co-curator and Communications and Public Relations, Martin Wong: Painting is Forbidden

Assisted in the research and development of exhibition concept and design. Was also charged with producing press material and announcements, resulting in coverage from Artnet, ARTnews, Hyperallergic, the San Francisco Gate, and the Visual AIDS blog. Also developed media and outreach strategies for the exhibition.

 

2014 – Present – Cranium Corporation – San Francisco, California

Independent Editor and Curator

Cranium Corporation is an independent curatorial and scientific consortium that promotes the work of artists and exhibitions that prompt critical conversations about environmental, political, and socioeconomic realities of today. We are a curatorial team that produces exhibitions and content for www.craniumcorporation.org, an online platform.

 

2010-2011 – Museo del Arsenal de la Puntilla – San Juan, Puerto Rico

Co-curator

Developed the Serie Regional de Jugadores Pampers (Regional Junior League Series), in collaboration with Puerto Rican curators Abdiel Segarra-Ríos and Bianca Ortíz-Declet, which explored trends in contemporary and emerging art in Puerto Rico through thematic exhibitions. Our work enabled a stronger visibility of and engagement with contemporary art programming at the Institute of Puerto Rican culture.

 

2010 – Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Puerto Rico – San Juan, Puerto Rico

Guest Curator

Invited by Museum Director Marianne Ramírez to launch the series titled Taller Vivo (Living Workshop) where curators and artists could develop new projects in the New Trends Gallery at the museum. The solo exhibition of the work of Puerto Rican artist and designer Javier Román, titled Machinic Diagrams, was centered around an art installation that was after acquired by the board of the museum for its collection.

 

2006-2007 – ÁREA: Lugar de Proyectos – Caguas, Puerto Rico

Resident Curator

Invited by ÁREA Director Quintín Rivera-Toro to curated a series of exhibitions where trends in contemporary art in Puerto Rico could be analyzed. The series of exhibitions of were centered around themes such as irony, labor, and the politics and economy in Puerto Rico at the time.

 

2006-2013 – Conboca Inc. – San Juan, Puerto Rico

Curator and Editor

Content editor for the website, and curator for exhibitions and cultural program produced alongside many strategic alliances with communities, galleries, museums, and publications in Puerto Rico.