EDUCATION

The Charter High School for Architecture and Design

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Class of 2007


Moore College of Art and Design

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

BFA, Class of 2011

2-D Fine Arts Major


SKILLS

Screen Printing, Acrylic and Oil Painting, Mural Arts, Vinyl Decal Design and Installation, Sign Lettering and Hand Painting


EXPERIENCE

Mural Arts Training Program

Philadelphia, Pa 2019

Participated in weekly training program geared towards artists interested in adapting their skills to public mural-making.

Mural Design at Stockyard Sandwich Co.

Philadelphia, Pa 2016

Muralist

Designed and painted theme-appropriate mural on the interior wall of  Stockyard Restaurant.

Tyler School of Art Summer Painting and Sculpture Intensive Program

Philadelphia, Pa 2014

Studio Artist

A seven-week long post-bachelor residency program with 18 other artist from around the country lead by Bruce Pearson, Tim Belknap, and Erica Prince. Culmination of work presented in an Exhibition in the Grey Room/Icebox in the Crane Arts Building.


Police Athletic League Center Mural

Philadelphia, Pa 2013

Artist Assistant

Assisted muralist Betsy Cansañes in priming, painting and collaging the Police Athletic

League Center (PAL) Mural in Kensington.  Done in conjunction with the Philadelphia Museum of Art.


GRAN Graphic Design and Signage

Philadelphia, Pa 2012

Graphic Design Assistant

Assisted in producing signage, silk screening, and graphic design. Created Original logo designs for various clients as well as graphics in Coral Draw.


Aria Building Mural Design

Philadelphia, Pa 2011

Artist Assistant

Assisted Philadelphia Artist Gibbs Connors in designing, implementing, and painting a

hibiscus themed mural design in the dog walk in the Aria Building Apartments in Center City Philadelphia


Inliquid Art and Design

Philadelphia, Pa 2011

Intern

Worked in a non-profit arts organization specializing in Website Editing, Exhibitions, Marketing, and Event Planning. Worked closely with Inliquid staff and had involvement with special projects, events and regular activities.


Freelance

Design for "Bullet Proof Butterfly" on itunes

Album art design for Michael Lombardi and Roger Filgate

2017


Design for "Own Your Awesomeness"

T-Shirt Design for Own Your Awesomeness, a summer camp in Philadelphia, Pa

2017


Philadelphia Puerto Rican Week Festival 2010                                                             

Poster Design for the Puerto Rican Week festival 2010, “Taino Heritage”.

2010


EXHIBITIONS

Dirty Franks

Group Art show at Dirty Franks, "Off the Wall: Under $100" in Philadelphia, Pa. 2017

Nomad Pizza

Art at Nomad Pizza in Queen Village Philadelphia, Pa. 2017

Chhaya Cafe

Art Show at Chhaya Cafe on Passyunk Avenue in South Philadelphia, Pa.2017

Bennas Cafe

Art show at Bennas Cafe in South Philadelphia, Pa. 2017

Artist Spotlight at El Poquito

Solo exhibition and Installation at El Poquito Mexican Restaurant in Philadelphia, Pa. 2016

Arts in the Industry

Group art show and PAWS Fundraiser at The Olde Bar in Philadelphia, Pa. 2016

St. Baldrick’s Benefit Art Show

Group art show at The Irish Pol in Philadelphia, Pa. 2016

Sales Gaspillee

Annual group art show at the Irish Pol in Philadelphia, Pa. 2015 & 2016

Tiberino Museum

Local artists show at the Tiberino Museum in West Philadelphia, Pa. 2015

Cognizant Icon

Installation and group exhibition at K. Love Studio in the Window Factory in Philadelphia, Pa. 2014

Hot Box

Group exhibition in the Icebox project space at the Crane Arts Building in Philadelphia, Pa. 2014

Flight Years by Natalie Flor Negrón

Solo exhibition and vinyl installation at Vegan Commissary in South Philadelphia, Pa. 2014

Levels

Group art show at Urban Art Gallery in West Philadelphia, Pa. 2014

2nd Annual Germantown Artists Show

Group exhibition at Imperfect Gallery in Philadelphia, Pa. 2013

Crystal Moons Series at Ritual-Ritual

Solo exhibition at Ritual Ritual Shoppe-Boutique in Philadelphia, Pa. 2013

A Mid-Summer Night’s Dream

Solo exhibition at Aoki Boutique in Philadelphia, Pa. 2013

Hip Bop Art and Film Expo

Group art show at the Philadelphia School for Circus Arts. Philadelphia, Pa. 2013  

Snappy Ghastly Dungeon

Group installation and Halloween art show at STU6DIO in West Philadelphia. 2013

Aviary: Birds of Paradise

Solo exhibition at Galerie D’ Cultured Couture in Philadelphia, Pa. 2013

First Friday February 1st: Long Trail Brewing & Milkboy

Group art show at the Drink Philly Office and Gallery, Phila, Pa. 2013

Polished Frost

Group exhibition at Manayunk-Roxborough Art Center (MRAC) in Philadelphia, Pa. 2012

Vinyl Pop!

Solo exhibition at Arcadia Boutique-Northern Liberties in Philadelphia, Pa. 2012

There’s Something About Germantown

Group exhibition at Imperfect Gallery in Philadelphia, Pa. 2012

Show and Sell

Group art show at the Night Arts Market and Party at the Blockley. Philadelphia, Pa. 2012

Arthouse Presents Rhythm and Paint

Interactive group art show at the Level Room. Philadelphia, Pa. 2012

Vinyl Bomb

Solo exhibition at El Vestibulo Gallery at Taller Puertorriqueño in Philadelphia, Pa 2011

Emerging Artists and Designers 2011

Thesis Exhibition at the Palie Goldie Gallery in Philadelphia, Pa. 2011

Natalie Flor Negrón

Rotating solo exhibition at Ground Zero Salon at Sherman Mills. Philadelphia, Pa. 2009-2013

Natalie Flor Negrón

Solo exhibition at Mugshots Café Manayunk. Philadelphia, Pa. 2010

HONORS

Best Conversation Starter Award

Off The Wall at Dirty Franks, Philadelphia, Pa. 2017

Interview with Diego Castellanos

on Puerto Rican Panorama on 6ABC. Philadelphia, Pa. 2011      

The Tom Judd Award for innovative Painting

Thesis show at Moore College of Art and Design.

Philadelphia, Pa. 2011

Deans list

Moore College of Art and Design. Philadelphia, Pa. 2009-2011

W.W. Smith Charitable Trust Scholarship

Moore College of Art and Design. Philadelphia, Pa. 2010

Presidential Scholarship

Moore College of Art and Design. Philadelphia, Pa 2009-2011