CV

b. 1992 in Guatemala City, Guatemala. Lives and works in Portland, OR

Education

 

  • MFA Visual Studies, Pacific Northwest College of Art (Portland, OR) 2019

  • Bachelor Cum Laude in Graphic Design, Universidad del Istmo (Guatemala), 2015

  • BFA National School of Plastic Arts Rafael Rodríguez Padilla (Guatemala), 2010

 

 

Projects/Teaching

  • Co-director & curator, Chingada Gallery. 2017- 2019. Portland OR.

  • Teaching Assistant, 3D design, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Fall 2018, Portland, OR

  • Drawing Professor, Universidad del Istmo, 2017. Guatemala City, Guatemala

  • Art Club Professor, Universidad del Istmo, 2017. Guatemala City, Guatemala

Artist Lectures

  • Mapping Narratives: New Prints 2021/Winter. 02/23/2021, International Print Center, New York Link

 

Publications

  • Diffusion, volume 10, One Twelve Publishing. 2021. ISBN# 978-0-578-83612-6. Link

  • Small by Design, Art in America, December 2019 issue. Text by Bean Gilsdorf. Link

  • 2019 Radicle Magazine, Collaborative Design + MA in Design Systems. Portland, Oregon

  • Guatemala from 33,000 km: Contemporary Art, 1960 – Present by Rosina Cazali, Escobar. Black Dog Publishing.  2018, London, UK. ISBN 978 1 911164 47 0

  • Landlocked - Ow(n)ed is half art show, half book club by Shannon Gormley, Willamette Week Vol 44/13 January 24, 2018, page 48. Link

  • Y el Verbo se Hizo Poema... Co-author. 2015, De Museo, Guatemala, ISBN 978-9929-40-783-1

  • Zona Íntima Co-author. 2016, De Museo, Guatemala, ISBN 978-9929-40-880-7

  • ¿Y esto es Arte?... Author, Text in Altum Magazine No.11, 2017. Universidad del Istmo, Guatemala. ISBN  2305-3267. Link

  • Guatemala: Memory and Timeless Avant-Garde - Imago Mundi. Text by Luciano Benetton, David Urbina, Thelma Castillo, Diego Ventura Puac-Coyoy. 2016. Fabrica. Italy Link

  • Dentro de la mente y el arte de Diego Morales Portillo.  Text by UNIS.  Link

  • Lanzamiento de poemario ilustrado por alumno de Diseño Gráfico.  Text by UNIS. Link

 

 

Art Residencies

 

  • Leland Iron Works, May-June 2019, Oregon City, Oregon

  • Caldera Art Residency, October 2018, Sisters, Oregon

 

 

Public Collections

 

  • Neo-Murales, Rozas-Botran Foundation. Guatemala City, Guatemala.

  • Imago Mundi: Guatemala: Memory and Timeless Avant-Garde, Luciano Benetton Collection, Italy

  • CICA Museum, Samdo-ro, Yangchon-eup, Gimpo-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

  • Portable Public Art Collection, Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC), Portland, Oregon

 

 

Awards

  • 2020 Support Beam Round Two, Regional Arts & Culture Council, PDXCARES. Portland, Oregon.

  • 2018 Precipice Fund. The Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA), The Andy Warhol Foundation for Arts & Caligram Foundation. Portland, Oregon.

  • 2017 Russo-Lee Gallery Scholarship, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, Oregon.

  • 2nd place, Auction of Latin American Art Juannio 2016, Guatemala City, Guatemala.

 

 

Solo Shows

 

  • Proposals for Habitat for Humankind, Allied Works Architecture, 9/19 - 10/14/2019, Portland, Oregon

  • False Memory Syndrome, 157 Gallery. 11/1 - 26/2018, Portland, Oregon

  • ...Y el Verbo se Hizo Poema, Ixchel Museum, 11/20 - 25/2015. Guatemala City

  • Fisionomías de un Alma, Espacio Bakabs, 1/11 - 31/2011. Guatemala City

 

 

Group Shows

 

2021

  • Mapping Narratives: New Prints 2021/Winter. 01/27 – 05/22, International Print Center, New York

 

 

2020

  • Utopia,. 09/01-30, Castleton University Bank Gallery, Vermont, online

  • System Failure. Please Restart. 10/23 – 12/23, Ceti Institute (online)

  • The Love Politik: One World, Indivisible. 09/29-10/31, Black Fish Gallery, Portland, Oregon.

  • 2020 Pacific Northwest Drawers. 03/22/2020 – 03/31/2021. Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, Oregon.

  • Juannio 2020. 06/01-26, Guatemala City, Online. Guatemala.

  • Arte en Mayo. Fundación Rozas-Botrán, Guatemala City, Guatemala.

  • Still, Standing. 02/06-20 PLACE Space, Portland, Oregon.

  • In Gratitude: The 2019 Leland Iron Works Residency Show. 01/8-26, Center for Contemporary Art & Culture, Portland, Oregon

 

 

2019

  • Form 2019. CICA Museum, 9/20 - 10/6/2019, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.

  • La Lucha. Wieden+Kennedy Gallery, 09/19 - 10/17, Portland, Oregon.

  • Unlimited 2019. PLACE Space, 10/3 - 10/25, Portland, Oregon.

  • International Sculpture Conference. Pacific Northwest College of Art, 10/3 - 10/20/2019, Portland, Oregon.

  • Tipográfica: Guatemala y sus Primeras Tipografías. Old Sanchez & De Guise typography house. 7/12 - 8/12/2019, Guatemala City.

  • 2019 MFA Exhibition. The Glass Building, Portland, Oregon.

  • Distress Signals. The Envelope Gallery, 2/28 - 3/3/2019. Portland, Oregon.

  • AimLess. Gallery 2 in Washington State University, 3/4-29/2019. Pullman, Washington.

  • HERE, now. Arts Council of Lake Oswego, 2/15-4/15, Lake Osweago, Oregon.

 

2018

  • The Artistic Sketchbook. Elisabeth Jones Art Center, 11/23 - 12/23/2018. Portland, Oregon.

  • Chichicaste: una Colección Abierta. Espacio Ce, 11/24/2018 - 1/30/2019. Chichicastenango, Guatemala.

  • Potentialization // Actualization. Center for Contemporary Art and Culture, 10/4 - 10/25/2018. Portland, Oregon.

  • While Supplies Last. Gift Shop Gallery, September 28th. Seattle, Washington.

  • Latinidades. Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber, 8/2 - 9/30/2018. Portland, Oregon.

  • Coaxial. The Commons, 4/5 - 5/19/2018. Portland, Oregon.

  • Ow(n)ed. 157 Gallery, 1/4 - 1/25/2018, Portland, Oregon.

 

2017

  • Groundcover, The Lodge, 11/15 - 11/26/2017, Portland, Oregon.

  • Sumarte, National Museum of Art of El Salvador (MARTE) 9/7/2017 -11/7/2017, San Salvador, El Salvador.

  • Pacific Start Time LA/LA: Guatemala from 33,000 km: Contemporary Art, 1960 – Present, Museum of Contemporary Art of Santa Barbara, 9/17 - 11/17/2018, Santa Barbara, California.

  • Contemporánea, Fundación Rozas-Botrán, 7/22 -  8/28/2017. Guatemala City, Guatemala.

  • Naturaleza Etérea, Galería el Attico, 7/5 - 7/31/2017. Guatemala City, Guatemala.

  • Juannio 2017, Ixchel Museum, 6/1 - 6/24/2017, Guatemala City, Guatemala.

  • ArtFe, Gallery 77, 5/11 6/6/2017, Guatemala City, Guatemala.

  • Arte en Mayo, Foundation Rozas-Botrán, 17/4 - 30/5/2017, Guatemala City, Guatemala.

 

2016

  • Momento de Ángeles, Templo de Santo Domingo, 9/29 - 11/10/2016. Guatemala City, Guatemala.

  • Del Arte al Niño, Zona Pradera, 9/8 - 11/21/2016, Guatemala City, Guatemala.

  • Juannio 2016, National Museum of Modern Art, 6/1-29/2016, Guatemala City, Guatemala.

  • Entre Siglos: Contemporary Art of Central America and Panama, Fundación Rozas-Botrán, January 2016, Guatemala City, Guatemala.

 

2015

  • El Cuerpo Humano en Arte Postal, Tetuan Punto Joven. 4/1-16. Madrid, Spain.

  • XIII Encuentro Latinoamericano de Diseño, Palermo University,, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

 

2014

  • Exposición de Pequeño Formato, CAOS Gallery, November 2014, Guatemala City, Guatemala.

 

2013

  • Juannio 2013, National Museum of Modern Art, June 2013, Guatemala City, Guatemala.

  • Inédita, Centro Cultural Efraín Recinos, Julio 2013, Xela, Guatemala.

 

2012

  • Colectiva de Arte Junkabal, Anacafé, 8/20-23/2012 Guatemala City, Guatemala.

  • Multuplicidades, Cantón Exposición of Bank G&T Continental, 4/12 – 5/11/2012. Guatemala City, Guatemala.

  • Del Arte al Niño, Zona Pradera, 9/7 – 10/19/2012, Guatemala City, Guatemala.

 

2011

  • III Salón Nacional del Grabado, National Museum of Archeology, 3/2/2011, Guatemala City, Guatemala

  • Del Arte al Niño, Zona Pradera, 9/23 - 11/21/2011, Guatemala City, Guatemala

 

 

2010

  • Naturarte, Galeria Enrique Acuña, 9/22/2010, Guatemala City, Guatemala.

  • Morfo.10, Istituto Di Cultura Guatemala, 8/17/2010, Guatemala City, Guatemala.