Community Engagement

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Texas Association of Museums

Texas Association of Museums

The Presence of the Dead in Museums panel for the Texas Association of Museums’ Conference in El Paso, Texas.

Latino Art Now!

Latino Art Now!

Latino Art Now! Is a national conference bringing together scholars, curators, artists, and individuals with a passion for Latinx arts from across the U.S.

Arts and Culture panel

Arts and Culture panel

Arts and Culture panel for the Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s Hispanic Austin Leadership Program.

Panel Discussion

Panel Discussion

Moderator for Panel Discussion on Printmaking.

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panel

Guest Speaker

Guest Speaker

Guest Speaker at the University of Texas 17th Annual Day of the Dead Celebration.

Rockport Center for the Arts

The World of Frida exhibition, on view July 8 - September 16 2018, celebrated the culture, style, and persona of visionary painter Frida Kahlo, an artist who continues to inspire with her story of love, adventure, and pain. The World of Frida garnered record breaking attendance and overwhelming community support, with over two thousand people in attendance during the opening celebrations, and almost twelve thousand visitors to the gallery during the length of the show. The World of Frida weaved juried and invitational shows that reference the artist with a national, traveling photography exhibit titled Frida Kahlo: Through the Lens of Nickolas Muray that made a stop in Walnut Creek after traveling across North America. Hungarian-born Muray—who met Kahlo in a chance encounter in Mexico in 1931 and became her lover and friend—shot some of the most iconic color and black and white images of the artist that exist. Through the Lens of Nickolas Muray was organized by the Nickolas Muray Photo Archives and was circulated through Guest Curator Traveling Exhibitions.

To engage museum professionals across all stages of their careers in building vibrant communities of networking, knowledge exchange, and resource sharing.

2015 - present

National Emerging Museum Professionals Network

Executive Board Member, National Emerging Museum Professionals Network

Communications Committee Member, National Emerging Museum Professionals Network

Austin EMP is a group of young professionals looking to connect with their peers in the greater Austin Texas museum community.

2015 - present

Founder, Austin Emerging Museum Professionals Group, Austin, Texas

Co-chair, Austin Emerging Museum Professionals Group, Austin, Texas

2016

Panelist, ESB-MACC Award of Excellence Panel

Terminal 136 (formally UTSA Satellite Space Art Gallery) is the off-campus gallery of the Department of Art and Art History of the University of Texas at San Antonio, located in the Southtown Art District. Since the Satellite Space (our previous gallery)'s first exhibition in 1993, UTSA's downtown presence has become one of San Antonio’s most respected venues for challenging contemporary art. Graduate students typically have their MFA Thesis exhibitions at Terminal 136, and twice a year we put out a call to invite students, local artists, as well as nationally recognized artists to submit exhibition proposals. Exhibitions are free and open to the public.

2009 - 2011

Committee Member, UTSA Satellite Space Art Gallery, San Antonio, TX.

Participated in the review and selection process of proposals for art exhibitions at the gallery.

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