- 2008: "Social Discourse" invitational group show at 1210 Gallery, 1210 Turner St, Lansing, MI June 6th - July 26th.
- 2008: Listed artist in publication "Latin American and Latino Art in the Midwestern United States", 2008, Institute for Latino Studies, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN.
- 2008: Painting completed for 2008 Old Town Jazz Festival poster "The Look of Love", Lansing, Michigan.
- 2007: Lansing Artery, 414 E Michigan, Lansing, MI. 9 paintings, featuring the new works "Drug Lord Pfizer" and "JJ Live Here". Aug 25 & 26 and Sept 1 & 2.
- 2007: Painting "We Drove All Night" featured in Western American Literature Journal, spring issue.
- 2005: Dia de los Muertos group show, Spiderhouse Gallery, 515 E Grand River, Lansing, MI, Oct 7- Nov 6.
- 2005: "Un Pueblo Unido" painting appearing in publication in "Pasajes: Literatura" by Mary Lee Brentz, a McGraw-Hill textbook, 2006 release.
- 2004: "Diverse and United II", Bagley Housing Art Gallery, Detroit Michigan, Oct 30- Dec 31. Featuring "Boricua Car Hop" as well as 2 new paintings.
- 2004: "Boricua
Car Hop" at El Barrio Art Fest, Humboldt Park boathouse, Chicago, August
- 2004: "Sculpture
in the Streets", May- Sept 2, downtown Lansing. Half size fiberglass
body of car adorned with a mural tribute to Latino auto workers of Lansing
, MI entitled "Lansing Soul"
"Latino Artists of the Midwest", an exhibit curated by Professor
Judith Huacujua, University of Dayton, Rike Gallery, Dayton, OH, March 25-April
- 2003: Pfizer
Corporation, Ann Arbor MI. Sept 15- Nov 15, group show.
- 2003: Keynote
speaker and guest artist for "La Cultura de Michigan Vive" (Michigan
Culture Lives) Tri-City SER , Saginaw Valley State University, Saginaw MI
October 9, "Race, Class, & National Identity: Who were the Latino
WPA artists in Michigan?".
- 2003: Urban
Latino magazine, New York, NY. Feature article.
- 2003: "9
Latinas, One Spirit" invitational group show presented by the Hispanic
Art & Education Center at Bagley Housing Association Art Gallery, 2715
Bagley Ave, Detroit MI, March 5- May 5.
- 2003: National
Interfaith Committee for Worker Justice, Chicago, IL; commissioned to paint
poster for national convention, May 2003.
- 2003: "Waking
the Slumber: Otherwise Originals", Otherwise Gallery, 1207 Turner St,
Lansing, MI, Jan 1- 30. Juried group show.
- 2002: NTQ Antique
& Art Gallery, 1563 N Milwaukee, Chicago IL, December and January 2003.
"Haciendo Patria" at the Collage Fine Arts Gallery, Chicago, IL
Sept 27- Oct 27, juried group show in conjunction with the Puerto Rican
Studies Association National Conference and the University of Illinois-Chicago.
Commerce Point Gallery, Battle Creek, MI Sept 1- Oct 31.
14th Annual Labor Council for Latin American Advancement, July 31-August
4 , Dearborn MI; painting selected as conference poster, guest artist. www.lclaa.org
July , Commissioned to paint 13 paintings by Labor Council for Latin American
Advancement, AFL-CIO Washington DC.
7th Annual Cesar E Chavez Commemorative Dinner featuring guest speaker Edward
James Olmos, March 22,Lansing MI; guest artist.
"The Ties That Bind", February group show, Olivet College.
Presented lecture on March 19 entitled "Pan, Tierra y Libertad:
Deconstructing a Homogenous Identity- an art history perspective",
- 2001: Michigan
Hispanic Heritage Celebration "Muchas caras, muchas culturas", Oct
3, rotunda guest artist inside the State Capital Building of Michigan.
- 2001: Hispanic
Heritage Month at Creole Gallery, group exhibit, Sept 9 - Oct 28, 1218 Turner
St, Lansing, MI.
- 2001: Painting
"Viva Mexico!" scheduled to be released as a poster Fall 2002 through
Teacher's Discovery. Development of educational interactive CD based on the"Viva
Mexico" painting featuring the political and cultural history, biology,
botany, and ethnomusicology of Mexico in progress.
- 2001: Painting
"Picnic en el coche" scheduled to be featured with vignette of Sandra
Cisneros' "A Smart Cookie" in textbook "Elements of Literature",
- 2001: Painting
"Baila, caballo, baila" featured on NY Latin Jazz band "Rick
Davies and Jazzismo" CD cover "Salsa Strut".
- 2001: "Latino
Artists Juried Exhibition", Saginaw Art Museum, May 10-July 1, Saginaw,
MI, third place.
- 2001: "Inaugural
Group Exhibition" sponsored by the Hispanic Art and Education Center,
Bagley Housing Association Gallery, Detroit, MI.
- 2000: Featured
in a display of notable women artist at MSU by nationally recognized artist
- 2000: Studio
One Art Gallery. Paintings on exhibit during month of June; 130 West Ash,
- 2000: OtherWise
Gallery. "Hierophants, Fools, and Otherworldly Saints"; Exhibit
Jan. 9-29, 2000; 1210 Turner St., Lansing, MI.
- 1999: Completion
of children's book illustrations and text, "The Corn in the Valley".
Seeking publisher and or agent.
- 1999: Featured
in Robert Henkes' book "Latin American Women Artists of the United States:
The Works of 33 Twentieth Century Women". Two color plates featured out
of 11 artists. Book in university collections such as Yale, U of M, MSU, UCLA,
- 1998: St John's
University, "Latin American Art in the 90's", Sept 15 - Oct 23,
- 1996: The Art
Center of General Motors Institute of Engineering and Management, September
- 1996: Bare
Bones Studio for Women's Art, "Creative Conspiracies", group exhibit,
Feb 3 - Mar 3, Lansing, MI.
- 1995: Lansing
Art Gallery, "Palm Leaves Burning", solo exhibit in Salon Gallery,
Jun 6 - Jul 9, Lansing, MI.
- 1995: Casa
de Unidad, "Palm Leaves Burning" solo exhibit, Apr 22 - Jun 3, Detroit,
- 1995: Michigan
State University, "Palm Leaves Burning" during Dia de Los Muertos
exhibit, Apr 10, East Lansing, MI.
- 1995: Dia de
La Mujer Conference, painting "Vow of Silence" featured on conference
poster, guest exhibitor, Feb 17, Michigan State University, East Lansing,
- 1995: University
of Michigan / Flint "Young Hispanic Artist Exhibit", Flint, MI.
- 1994: Krasl
Art Center, "All Michigan, All Media Exhibit", St Joe, Michigan
- 1994: Working
Women Artists Self-Portrait Exhibit, OtherWise Gallery, Lansing, MI.
- 1993: "Paint
the Town Exhibit", 2cnd place in Michigan Heritage & Folklore, Grand
- 1993: "Working
Women Artist's Annual Exhibit", Unitarian Universalist Church, East Lansing,
- 1993: Working
Women Artist Scholarship recipient.
- 1992: Scarab
Gallery, "Focus on Families" juried group exhibit, Detroit, MI.
- 1992: Northern
Michigan University, "All Michigan Contemporary Art Exhibition",
juried group exhibit. Best of Show, Marquette, MI.
- 1991: Ella
Sharp Museum, "Jackson Area Fine Arts Competition", Juror's Mention,
1993: BS in Anthropology, Michigan State University. Additional course work
in Art history of Mexico with Professor Charlene Villasenor Black of UCLA.
Independant research in Latino art and literature focusing on America and
Puerto Rico. Independant research in African-American Art History.
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