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PUBLIC ART COMMISSIONS

2017     Shine, Portland Winter Light Festival, Portland, OR

            Seaside Sculptures, Amelia Island Tourism Commission, Amelia Island, FL

            Refashion the Future, Westfield UTC, La Jolla, CA

            Figment NYC Mini Golf, Governor’s Island, New York

            Chicago Tree Project, Chicago Sculpture International, Chicago, IL

2016  Bonnaroo at the Airport, Nashville International Airport, Nashville, TN

            Point of Entry, San Diego International Airport, San Diego, CA

            Entertain, City of Las Vegas Office of Cultural Affairs, Las Vegas, NV

            Grow II, Atlanta Beltline Project, Atlanta, GA

2015    Plastic Float, Tournament of Roses Parade, National Endowment for the Arts, Pasadena, CA

            Balboa Park: Contemporary Views, San Diego International Airport, San Diego, CA

            Riverside Art Make, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA

            Grow, Coaster Station Fence, City of Solana Beach, Solana Beach, CA

            Kites on Vista, City of Vista Public Arts Commission, Vista, CA

2014    Kites on Vista, City of Vista Public Arts Commission, Vista, CA

            Coaster Station, City of Solana Beach Public Arts Commission, Solana Beach, CA

 

GROUP ART EXHIBITIONS

2017    Consume: Solo Exhibition, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA

            Transnational Struggles, Luxe Gallery at San Diego City College, San Diego, CA

            Reuse, Recreate, Reimagine, California Center for the Arts, Escondido, CA

            Strings Attached, Coastline Community College, Art Gallery, Newport Beach, CA

            Salton Sea: An Artistic Discussion, UC Riverside Art Gallery, Palm Desert, CA

2016    Float, Cabrillo National Monument, San Diego, CA

            Entwined, Veterans Museum and Memorial Center, San Diego, CA

            Play to Create, Casa Familiar Front Gallery, San Ysidro, CA

            Play, Los Angeles Municipal Gallery Barnsdall Art Park, Los Angeles, CA

2015    Balboa Park Centennial Exhibition, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA

            Oceanside Art Walk, MainStreet (Chamber of Commerce), Oceanside, CA

            What Remains: Debris and Detritus in Contemporary Art, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego

            From Her: An Exhibition in Honor of Women’s History Month, Pico House Gallery, Los Angeles

            Honor and Commitment to the Land, Digital Gym Gallery, San Diego, CA

2014    Night Dive, Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, CA

            From Her: An Exhibition for Women about Women, Pico House Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

            Washi Exhibition, Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton, CA

            50/50 Show, Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA

            From Our Perspectives: Nat’l Women’s Art Exhibition, Smith Theatre Gallery, Bloomfield, MI

2013    Where the Heart Belongs, Space4Art, San Diego, CA

            50/50 Show, Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA

            Celebrating Chicano/Filipino Solidarity, Centro Cultural de la Raza, San Diego, CA

            Sacred Memories, Pico House Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

            Women’s Day Festival, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA

2012    Blank Land, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA

            Hungry Ghost, Thoreau Center for Sustainability Gallery, San Francisco, CA

            Crossing Borders, Oakland Asian Cultural Center, Oakland, CA

            Visions 2012, Vista Civic Gallery, Vista, CA

2011     Vernissage: MFA show, The Winery, San Francisco, CA

2010    Redux, Desotorow Gallery, Savannah, GA

            Women Warriors, Gallery Azul, San Pedro, CA

            Augmented Desires, Swell Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

2009   Without, UCLA Wight Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

            Mujeres, Queen Bee’s Gallery, San Diego, CA

            Tabi Tabi Po, 1 AM Gallery, San Francisco, CA

            Transitions, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

            Group Show, Swell Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

 

HONORS, GRANTS, AND AWARDS

2017    Red Gate Gallery Artist in Residency in Beijing, China

            Vermont Studio Center NEA Fellowship, Vermont

2016  California Arts Council Artist Activating Communities Grant

            Cabrillo National Monument Artist in Residency

            National History Day Teacher Recipient

2015    National Endowment for the Arts Award Recipient

            City of Manhattan Beach Public Arts Commission- Finalist

            Lower Eastside Ecology Center Brooklyn Artist in Residency

            Cabrillo National Monument Artist in Residency

            Riverside Art Museum Artist in Residency

2014    East Asian Resource Center Scholar

            The California Arts Project Scholar Recipient

2013    National Endowment for the Humanities Grant Recipient

2012    Kala Art Institute, Artist in Residency

2009   Operation Homefront Scholar

2008   Dreyers Grant

2007    National Endowment for the Humanities Conference Grant Recipient

            National Gallery for the Arts Conference Grant Recipient

            BP A+ for Energy Sustainability Award

2006   BP A+ for Energy Grant

            Pasadena Education Foundation Grant

2005   Rotary Club Teacher of Excellence Award Nomination

2004   Robert Rauschenberg’s Power of Art Teacher Award

2001    APLE Recipient

            Governor’s Teaching Fellowship

 

WORKSHOPS, LECTURES, AND SEMINARS

2017    Artist Talk, City of Las Vegas Art and Culture Commission, Las Vegas, NV

            Guest Lecturer, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR

            Conference Seminar, University of Indiana, Bloomington, IN

2016     Conference Seminar, California League of Schools, Palm Desert, CA

            Artist Workshops, Veterans Museum and Memorial Center, San Diego, CA

            Artist Workshops, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA

            Artist Workshop, Cabrillo National Park, San Diego, CA

            Conference Workshop, California League of Schools, Newport Beach, CA