EDUCATION

The Charter High School for Architecture and Design

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Class of 2007

Moore College of Art and Design

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Class of 2011 

BFA, 2-D Fine Arts Major

 

SKILLS

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

 

EXPERIENCE

Better Letters

Philadelphia, Pa. 2019

Participated in a 4-day intensive workshop aimed to refine the craft of hand lettering and sign painting with acclaimed Sign Painters, Mike Meyers and Gibbs Conners.

 

Muralist at the Fillmore 

Philadelphia, Pa. 2019

Designed and painted a mural for the Fillmore music venue in Fishtown in partnership with the Mural Arts Program.

 

Mural Arts Training Program

Philadelphia, Pa. 2019

Participated in weekly training program geared towards artists interested in adapting their skills to public mural-making at the Mural Arts Headquarters.

 

Muralist at Stockyard Sandwich Co.

Philadelphia, Pa. 2016

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

A seven-week long post-bachelor residency program 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

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

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

Philadelphia, Pa. 2011

Assisted Artist Gibbs Connors in designing, implementing, and painting a floral  themed mural design in the Aria Building Apartments in Center City.

Inliquid Art and Design

Philadelphia, Pa. 2011

Interned at 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

Own Your Awesomeness

Philadelphia, Pa. 2017

T-Shirt Design for Own Your Awesomeness Summer Camp. 

Puerto Rican Week Festival         

Philadelphia, Pa. 2010

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

 

EXHIBITIONS

Arts in the Industry

Art show at PAWS fundraiser at Cherry Street Pier in Philadelphia, Pa. 2019

Room 244

Solo Exhibition at Room 244 Gallery in Philadelphia, Pa. 2019

“Off the Wall” at Dirty Franks

Exhibition at Dirty Franks in Philadelphia, Pa. 2017

Artist Spotlight at El Poquito

Exhibition at El Poquito Restaurant in Philadelphia, Pa. 2016

Arts in the Industry

Art show and PAWS fundraiser at The Olde Bar in Philadelphia, Pa. 2016

St. Baldrick’s Benefit Art Show

Art show and fundraiser at The Irish Pol in Philadelphia, Pa. 2016

Tiberino Museum

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

Cognizant Icon at K. Love Studio

Installation at the Window Factory in Philadelphia, Pa. 2014

Hot Box at Crane Arts

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

2nd Annual Germantown Artists Show

Exhibition at Imperfect Gallery in Philadelphia, Pa. 2013

Ritual Shoppe

Solo exhibition at Ritual Shoppe in Philadelphia, Pa. 2013

Hip Bop Art and Film Expo

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

Polished Frost at MRAC

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

Vinyl Pop!

Solo exhibition at Arcadia Boutique in Philadelphia, Pa. 2012

There’s Something About Germantown

Exhibition at Imperfect Gallery in 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

HONORS

Best Conversation Starter Award

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

Interview with Diego Castellanos

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

Dean’s 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