Full CV

Education:

2017       MFA Candidate in Cinematic Arts, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
2008      MFA Visual Arts, Emphasis Film and Video, The University of California, San Diego
2004      BA Major: Visual Arts & Technology, Minor: Business Administration, California State University, San Marcos (magna cum laude)
2004      Summer Intensive Program, Film/Video Editing, The New School University, New York
2001-2003 Electronic Media studies, University of South Florida, Tampa
1998-2001 Graphic Design studies, University of Florida, Gainesville (Amy DeGrove Scholarship)

Misc Courses and Training:

2013      Holograms, practical and historical look at the medium, Instructor Linda Law, Beacon, NY
2012      Dov Simmens Two Day Film School, Raleigh Studios. Los Angeles
2011      Introduction To Scriptwriting, San Diego Community College District, San Diego

Professional Experience:

2016-Present      VR Realty, Post Production Supervisor and Editor, 360 Real Estate Video, Los Angeles CA/Houston TX
2013-Present      Videographer, Owner/Operator Broken Crutch Productions, Los Angeles, CA
2016      Graduate Student Assistant at the School of Cinematic Arts, 532, Intermediate Directing with Instructor Jennifer Warren
2014      Annenberg Digital Lounge, Adobe Tech, Annenberg School of Communication, USC Campus, Los Angeles, CA
2009-2014           3D TV and Film Production, 3D Film Production Company, Passmorelab, San Diego, CA
Director: Road to the Cage 3D, Extreme Culture 3D, Anything for You 3D
2011-2014           Contributing Arts Editor, Reviewer Magazine, San Diego, CA
2009      People’s Post Videographer, MEDIA ARTS CENTER San Diego, San Diego, CA
Freelance website designer, “Cheap Websites for Artists”
Instructor, San Diego State University (see Teaching Experience)
Instructor, Southwestern College (see Teaching Experience)
Research Assistant, Teaching Assistant, and Conference Liaison, University of Florida’s Paris Research Center, Paris, France
2008-2009      Director of Lui Velazquez, alternative art space/ art gallery, Colonia Federal, Tijuana, México
2007-2009      Instructor, California State University, San Marcos (see Teaching Experience)
2008      The University of California, San Diego:
Instructor, University of California, San Diego (see Teaching Experience)
Teaching Consultant with the Center for Teaching Development, position as consultant for teaching improvement and effectiveness, UCSD, Fall
Assistant to Associate Professor Adriene Jenik, ActiveCampus Project, Research Assistantship
2005-08 Teaching Assistant University of California, San Diego (see Professional Teaching Experience)
2007      Photography Assistant to Doug Hall, large format photography assistant, Tijuana, Mexico
2006      Ron Sachs Communications, camera operator, video footage used for, Hurricane 2006! National Hurricane Survival Test-2006
2004-06 Darrell Wright Video Productions, San Diego, CA Production and Duplication Assistant, Graphic Designer, and Video Editor
2004      Groovy Like a Movie, San Diego, CA Sales and marketing assistance, graphic design, and production assistant work
1999-02 Flair Pro Color Lab, Gainesville, FL Digital Department, color correction, image enhancement for Digital Department
1998-99 University of Florida School of Art and Art History, Gainesville, FL Photographic Assistant to the Director of School of Art and Art History
1998      University of Florida Art Gallery, Gainesville, FL Gallery Attendant. assisting the Gallery Director

Exhibition Record:

2017    Pithuahua: Episode 1, CineKink NYC, Anthology Film Archives, New York City, NY, March
2016    Pithuahua: Episode 3, Web Series Unplugged, El Cid Theater, Los Angeles, CA, July
Mistress C, Cinemafantastique 2, Shivers Film Society, Norm Theater, Vancouver, BC, July
Mistress C, Erotic & Bizarre Film Festival, Barcelona, Spain, March
2015    Mistress C Screening, 508 Shorts, University of Southern California, May
Art Venice Biennale 2015, The Biennial Project’s collateral event for the opening of The Venice Biennal, Venice Italy, May
Mistress C Screening, DKA Expo, University of Southern California, May
2014     FLAG METAMORPHOSES project organized by Mariam Thyes, Contemporary Art Ruhr, Essen, Germany, May-June
Biennial Project Roadshow Marfa, Group Show, Marfa, TX, April
2013     Hi Low! Group Show at Low Gallery, Curated by Meegan Nolan & Douglas Trieschman (filer), San Diego, CA, August
*Anything For You 3D anaglyph installation, Comic-Con Anaglyph After Party, COUP D’ETAT PICCARD, San Diego, CA, July
Art Venice Biennale 2013, The Biennial Project’s collateral event for the opening of The Venice Biennal, at the Palazzo degli Angeli, Venice, Italy, June
Film Consortium San Diego, Directors Reel screened as part of Actors and Director’s Meetup and Reels-Hosted by Tina Real, May
57 Degrees anniversary art show, curated by Guy Lombardo, screening of selected scenes from Anything for You 3D, 57 Degrees, San Diego, CA, April
Film Consortium San Diego, Directors Reel screened as part of Actors and Directors Edition, Montgomery Theater, San Diego, CA, Feb
Snap to the Grid, group benefit show, Los Angeles Center For Digital Art, Los Angeles CA, Jan-Feb
Road to the Cage, airs 4-6x a week on Xfinity, available Cox On Demand, Bright House Networks On Demand, Time Warner on Demand, January-May
2012     Road to the Cage, premieres on Xfinity3D, Cox On Demand, Bright House Networks On Demand, Time Warner on Demand, November-December
Barrio Film Fest, w/ The Infinity Lab, The Roots Factory, San Diego, November
FLAG METAMORPHOSES project organized by Myriam Thyes, Video Vortex 8, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia, May
FLAG METAMORPHOSES project organized by Myriam Thyes, programmed by International Urban Screens Association, Perth Cultural Center, Western Australia, May
YOUR MOM, Art Fist Collective’s Mother’s Day-themed show, Zepf Alt, San Diego, CA, May
My Little Art Show, Art Fist Collective’s group benefit show to help save downtown’s historic Caliente mural, Quality Social, San Diego, CA, March
Split Personality, Voz Alta Project, San Diego, CA, February
2011      Faculty Plus One, Faculty Exhibition (with faculty members Robert J. Sanchez and Emiko Lewis-Sanchez), Mesa College Art Gallery, San Diego, CA, October
Undivided, Voz Alta Presents Undivided in Tijuana, Screening of Constitutive Othering, 3rd and Revoluccion, Curated by Carlos Beltran, Tijuana, México, September
Remember September, 57 Degrees, Premiere Screening of Constitutive Othering, Curated by Guy Lombardo, San Diego, CA, September
Art San Diego’s Short Film Program: IN/TO Creating, ART SAN DIEGO 2011 Contemporary Art Fair, Voz Alta Promo, Hilton San Diego Bayfront, CA, September
This Old House, group show, Organized and Curated by Glenna Jennings, Alpine, CA, July
Color Me Alchemy, a collaborative art exhibit at Voz Alta, Curated by The Corner Liquor Store, San Diego, CA, July
The Soap Factory’s Ten Second Film Festival, The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN, July
Screening, Extraction: SDAWI_Episode 1, Art Produce gallery as part of “Things I Never Say” exhibition’s screenings, Curated by Trish Stone, San Diego, CA, May
Art Meets Fashion: N-Gom display case, with Anjela Piccard and Guy Lombardo San Diego Int’l Airport, April-June
Extreme Culture 3D premieres on 3DeeCentral, Planet Siol, April
Screening, Voz Alta Promo, Birch Theater, San Diego, CA, April, March
MANZANAS: Celebrating Women in Art, Voz Alta, San Diego, CA, May
Citybeat COVERS Art, with The Infinity Lab, Alexander Salazar Fine Art, San Diego, CA, Feb-March
Navel Gazing: Fresh Squeezed Visions of Florida, Art Center Sarasota, Sarasota, FL, Jan-March
Songs of the Swamp, FLAG METAMORPHOSES project organized by Myriam Thyes, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna, Austria, Jan
2010      Screening of Living in Tijuana, La Casa Túnel: Art Center, Colonia Federal, Tijuana, Mexico, November
Media Arts Center San Diego People’s Post Screening, Bonita County Library, Bonita, CA, November
Controverse: Contemporary Visions of the U.S./Mexico Border, Southwestern College Art Gallery, Chula Vista, CA, October-November
Screening of documentary films: Living in Tijuana y Que Viva La Lucha, Southwestern College, Chula Vista, CA October
*Screening of Living in Tijuana, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE), Los Angeles, CA, September
FLAG METAMORPHOSES project organized by Myriam Thyes, ON-OFF Artprojects, Hamburg, Germany, September-October
Summer Salon Series at the San Diego Museum of Art, Screening of Musée du Louvre, San Diego, CA, September
6×6 #6 Disaster: A Bad Star Rises, curated by Lauren Fancher, video screening, Ciné Lab, Athens, Georgia, August
FLAG METAMORPHOSES project organized by Myriam Thyes, Open Space/Singapore/Southeast Asia, exhibition at ICA 2010 Singapore, International Communication Association Conference Singapore, June
FLAG METAMORPHOSES Project organized by Myriam Thyes, exhibition at Halle Zehn, CAP Cologne, Germany, April
Shifting Ground, Gallery Gray, Online Video Exhibition, February
Navel Gazing: Fresh Squeezed Visions of Florida, Brevard Art Museum, Melborne, FL, January-April
2009   HIT Faculty Biennial Show, Southwestern College Art Gallery, Chula Vista, CA, October
The Sketchbook Project, Art House traveling exhibit, Art House Gallery Atlanta, GA, Museum of Contemporary Art DC, Washington, DC, Chris’ Jazz Cafe Philadelphia, PA, Laconia Gallery Boston, MA, Antenna Gallery Chicago, IL, Soulard Art Market St. Louis, MO, 3rd Ward Brooklyn, NY, Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA) Atlanta, GA, Chicago Art Source Gallery Chicago, IL
7th International Film Festival Yerevan/Armenia, -One Minute Ine Shot 2009- Curated by Wilfried Agricola de Cologne as part of COLOGNE OFF, May
Nine Transient Things (flier), exhibition of The Infinity Lab collective, Voz Alta Project, San Diego, CA, May
Suburban Picnic, screening as part of the first “North Park Nights”, Projections in empty building, North Park San Diego, CA
2008      The Infinity Lab Presents Phantom Slightings: Art After The Post-Chicano Movement (flier), exhibition of The Infinity Lab collective, Lui Velazquez, Tijuana, Mexico
A dia de los Muertos altar exhibition curated by Cal A.Vera, Hosted by Centro Cultural de la Raza (flier), The Infinity Lab exhibition, San Diego, CA
Entijuanarte 2008, Colectivo Lui Velazquez, CECUT courtyard, Tijuana, Mexico
The San Diego Woman’s Film Festival 2008, Reading Cinemas, film screening, Gaslamp Theaters, San Diego
A Room of One’s Own: Intimate Art in Contemporary Space, Adapta Project, group exhibition, Terra Sur, Tijuana, Mexico
The Rencontres Internationales BERLIN, video consultation library, Haus der Kulturen der Welt
Viva La Revolution, video screening, “Fridays off the 405”, The Getty Center, Los Angeles CA
MFA 2008, University Gallery, group exhibition, The University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
The Rencontres Internationales MADRID, documentary video collection, Complejo El Águila, the Auditorio del Ministerio de Cultura, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Instituto Cervantes, Filmoteca Española
INCOGNITO, Santa Monica Museum Benefit Show, Santa Monica, CA
Networked, (flier) Group Show, Gallery Aferro, Newark NJ
You Like Fish and Chips and Porn (flier), Solo Exhibition, Marcuse Gallery, La Jolla, CA
UCSD Open Studios: Graduate Open Studios, Visual Arts Facility, University of California, San Diego
2007      The Rencontres Internationales PARIS, documentary video collection, Jeu de Paume, the Centre Pompidou, the cinema l’Entrepôt, Palais de Tokyo Centre Pompidou
The TOAST show, Sibell-Wolle Fine Arts building, University of Colorado, Boulder
Snap to the Grid, group benefit show, Los Angeles Center For Digital Art, Los Angeles CA
The Latency of the Moving Image, group exhibition, Telic Arts Exchange curated by Eduardo Navas, Los Angeles, CA
“Lucent”, Public Art Installation, Office of Research Affairs, Collaboration with Owen Mundy, UCSD, La Jolla, CA
“Etcetera” Spring Festival, (flier) Video Installation for event, Visual Arts Facility, La Jolla, CA
Living information, group exhibition, Marcuse Gallery, La Jolla, CA
Addressing Iraq: Mail-Art About the War, Reitz Union Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL & University of South Florida Tampa, FL (traveling exhibition)
UCSD Open Studios: Graduate Open Studios, Visual Arts Facility, University of California, San Diego.
*YouTube Relevance Project “8 Weeks in LA”, Solo Exhibition, Marcuse Gallery, La Jolla, CA
2006      Video Screening: “Places, People, and Things” Screening and Reception, Visual Arts Facility, UCSD, La Jolla, CA
2004      *The Circus of Misconceptions, solo exhibition for Ray at Night Gallery Walk. A circus of work and freak show-style memories, North Park, San Diego, CA
CSUSM Screening Nights, video showing under guidance and direction of Instructor, Tony Allard. San Marcos, CA
2003      Techno Prisoners, multiple person show under the guidance and direction of Professor Deborah Small. San Marcos, CA
ART x TRA II, multiple person show under the guidance and direction of Professor David Avalos. San Marcos, CA
2001      The Peacock (short film), A spoof on consumers being seduced by sexy marketing schemes. Accepted and Shown at the Florida Film Festival.

Selected Articles and Reviews (about):

Look Out for the New Comedic Web Series, Pithuahua Interview with Superb Crew on Pithuahua Web Series, July 2016
Boulevard of Housebroken Dreams, Pithuahua in the press, July 2016
The Watch List: 19 people whose movements we’ll be tracking in 2012, San Diego City Beat staff, January 2012
Introducing The New Reviewer Magazine, Contributing Art Editor, Katherine Sweetman
, Reviewer Magazine Staff, November 2011
3D Reality Series Road to the Cage 3D in Post Production, 3D Focus (blog), September 2011
Bloggin As Art Intervention, Arts Blog, artsusa.org, Americans for the Arts Public Preconference blog, April, 2011
Get Introduced, City Week, San Diego City Beat, January 2011
Top Art News of 2010: The Local and International Art Stories of the Year
, Kinsee Morlan, San Diego City Beat, December 2010
Gringos Que Defienden Tijuana
, Marco Tulio Castro, Diez4.com, November 2010
Free Phone: San Diego/Tijuana Molecule, INFLeXions No. 4 – Transversal Fields of Experience, Vol 4 Tangents, Micha Cárdenas, November 2010
Getting Paid: Chicago Art Critics Talk Money, Ania Szremski, fnewsmagazine.com, November 2010
Arts Writer urges boycott of San Diego Union-Tribune
, David Ng, Culture Monster, LA Times, November 2010
Artists Unite! You have nothing to loose but the Union-Tribune
, Patty Jones, OB RAG, November 2010
Dedicated to the Katherine Sweetman’s of the World, Who Dare to Leap, No Matter the Consequences
, Aaryn Belfer, AaronBelfer.com, November 2010
Blogger protests San Diego Union Tribune’s Art Blogs Strategy, Emma Heald, EditorsWeblog.org, November 2010
Katherine Sweetman Has a Home at SDVAN, Patricia Frischer, A+ Art Blog
Katherine Sweetman’s First and Last Stand, Kinsee Morlan, San Diego City Beat, November 2010
UT Editor, Our Arts Section is Pretty Good, Kelley Bennett, VoiceofSanDiego.org, November 2010
Local Artist Lashes Out at U-T, in the U-T, Kelley Bennett, VoiceofSanDiego.org, November 2010
Cheapskate Arts Coverage Back Fires, Ron Russell, Bay Area Observer, November 2010
Union-Tribune Blogger Quits… on Her First Day, Richard Horgan, Fishbowl LA, Mediabistro.com, November 2010
Paper Lays Off Art Critic, Reader Lays into Paper, Tyler Green, Modern Art Notes, ARTINFO.com, November 2010
Boycott U-T, Says Arts Writer, Don Bauder, Scam Diego/San Diego Reader, November 2010
Borderline Madness at the College Art Gallery, Sylvia Padro, The Sun Southwestern College, October 2010
Democracy, Mexico Style, and Tijuana’s Future, Julio Martinez, San Diego Reader, September 2010
Katherine Sweetman: Erosion, Between Silt and Gravel 2010, Navel Gazing: Fresh Squeezed Visions of Florida, exhibition book, Jackie Borsanyi and Steven Maklansky, 2010
New Video Highlights Free Speech Troubles at Southwestern College
, FIRE (Foundation for Individual Rights in Education), Peter Bonilla, January 2010
Fringe Theories
, Ricahrd Gleaves, Art As Authority, January 2010
A Line to the World at Large, Diane Haithman, Baja Times, 2009
Fringe Theories: Ideas that Depart Significantly from the Prevailing or Orthodox Views by Sheena Ghanbari
, Sheena Ghanbari, SDVAN Picked Raw Peeled, December 2009
On The Fringe, The To-Do List, City Week, San Diego City Beat, December 2009
Freephone Art Project offers the deported a chance to phone home*
, Diane Haithman, Los Angeles Times, May 2009
UCSD grads showcase art south of the border, Hector Trujillo, La Jolla Light, May 2009
RENEGADE HOUSE OF ART: Lui Velazquez
, Derrik Chinn, SignOnSanDiego article, interview, slide show May 2009
The Infinity Lab presents Nine Transient Things, Michele Guieu, Inspiration, etc, May 2009
Calit2 Artists participate in Tijuana Art Initiative, Micha Cadenas, Calit2 Life, http://life.calit2.net/
‘Faite comme d’habitude’ or the Culture of Me Me Me New Contemporaries II – Part 1, Kevin Freitas, Art as Authority, February
Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid Catalogue, (detail) 2008
Our picks of this week’s events: Art Taken Seriously, Kinsee Moran, San Diego City Beat December 2008
The New Frontier: A Sense of Renewal in Tijuana, CITY magazine, Issue 55, November 2008
The Infinity Lab, Mania Magazine, Fall 2008 issue
Kruger Art Receives Urine Award at the University of California, President of Art, Oct 2008
You Tube Evolution: Artists and others are using the online resource for more than just home videos, cover story, Kinsee Morlan, San Diego City Beat, August 2008
The Gift That Keeps on Giving, Art Vent June 2008
Getty Hijacked: Video hackers take down Getty’s video ‘art’ site, June 2008
The Getty’s “Video Revolutionaries” website attacked by digital artists and “over thrown”!, June 2008
UCSD / University Art Gallery / MFA 2008, Michele Guieu, Inspiration, etc, June 2008
Action! They’re ready to take the helm, Lee Grant, San Diego Union Tribune, May 2008
The Latency of the Moving Image, essay and curated show at Telic Arts Exchange, by Eduardo Navas, May 2007: Remix Theory, May 2007: New Media Fix, April 2007
Open Studios Provides Window to Students’ Art and Lives, UCSD News, March 2007
Those Freaky Streets : Katherine Sweetman Explores the Dark Side of the Circus, San Diego CityBeat, December, 2005

Published Texts, Articles, and Reviews (written by):

The 3D of COSPLAY: Interview with Director/Producer team Gulliver Parascandolo and Christine Kasal, Reviewer Magazine, August, 2013
Ekstrə Records Launch & Interview with Founder Aaron Hastings, Reviewer Magazine, August, 2013
Jesus Hates You Now: Cinematic Puppetry
, an intrview with Tristan Newcomb, Reviewer Magazine, March 2013
Three Junctures of Remix, a short interview with Eduardo Navas, Reviewer Magazine, March 2013
I AM NOT A HIPSTER San Diego/Sundance Film Finally Available Online
, Reviewer Magazine, January 2012
Get Your Hands Dirty and Customize Your Motorcycle (or have it done for you)
, Reviewer Magazine, January 2012
Smoking Crack, Orgies, and Incest, Oh My: New Literature at The Periscope Project, Reviewer Magazine, November 2012
New Film STYRIA: Interview Mauricio Chernovetzky and Mark Devendorf, Reviewer Magazine, October, 2012
The Photo Palace, A Photo Darkroom on Wheels: Interview with Anton Orlov
, Reviewer Magazine September, 2012
STALL30 at White Box Contemporary
, Reviewer Magazine, July, 2012
48 Hour Film Project, a First Hand Account, Reviewer Magazine, 2012
Mascara Monsters: Fuck Me. Blow Me. Spank Me. Rub Me.
, Punk Globe, May, 2012
Create at Will: An Interview with Adam Murillo
, Reviewer Magazine, March, 2012
A Sculptural Lighting Collection: Interview with artists Rachel Eva and Shawn Michael
, Reviewer Magazine, March, 2012
The RAW-ist of the RAW: Interview with Erleen Nada
, Reviewer Magazine, March, 2012
The Tantalizing and Gut Wrenching Art of Surly Gurly: Interview with Surly Gurly
, Reviewer Magazine, March, 2012
The Dark Arts of Dolls, Interview with Lynn Dewart, Reviewer Magazine, January 2012
Saigon Cool: Posters, Tattoos and “Chicken Girls” + Interview with Punk Rocker and Bar Owner Ben Burns, Reviewer Magazine, January, 2012
Art Basel Miami Beach: The Art Fair– Vital Necessity and Dirty Whore, Reviewer Magazine (blog), December 2011
Chess is Sexy: Pin Up Calendars for the Chess Players in Your Posse (Interview with Photographer Leslie McAllister), Reviewer Magazine, December 2011
On the Film Set of POINT OF INFECTION (interview with Jodi Cilley)
, Reviewer Magazine, November 2011
On the Film set of FIRESALE: Yes, People do make films in San Diego (interview with Josh Krohn), Reviewer Magazine, November 2011
I Hate Dolphins, Reviewer Magazine (print), November 2011
Jumping Fucking Freight Trains: Pinback’s Keyboardist Makes Alternative Travel Arrangements, Reviewer Magazine (cover story), April 2011 (.pdf of magazine)
Venereal Narratives and Other Cautionary Tales at Planet Rooth Design Haus, San Diego Entertainer Magazine, January 2011
The San Diego Fine Art Society and Rebecca Goodman’s Artist Talk: A Learning Experience, San Diego Fine Art Society: Art News Blog, Dec 2010
Movie Review: F is for Fake
, Blogcritics.org, December, 2010
An Introduction/ Resignation (A Small Gesture)
, *Sign on San Diego/Union Tribune Sketchbook Blog (*Published and pulled), November 2010
Mr. Nice Guy: Alexander Salazar may be sweet, but he’s also serious about selling art, San Diego City Beat, August 2010
Defying Expectations: Preview Reception and Opening Night Performance, SDVAN Picked Raw Peeled July 2010
Bringing The Parisian Salon to San Diego, Thursday Nights at The San Diego Museum of Art
, San Diego Entertainer Magazine, May 2010
Conspiracy Theory
, SDVAN Picked Raw Peeled, April 2010
Lesha Marie Rodriguez, New Contemporaries III at Project X: Art, exhibition catalog, March 2010
Michele Guieu Takes Command of The Art Produce Gallery
, SDVAN Picked Raw Peeled, January 2010
All e-Communication is Miscommunication
, Pros Journal, Issue Zero, January 2010
The Man Behind the Latino Film Festival
, San Diego Entertainer Magazine, January 2010
Eileen Myles is a Legend
, SDVAN Picked Raw Peeled, December 2009
Local Screening of The Yes Men Fix The World
, San Diego Entertainer Magazine, <sdentertainer.com>, November 2009
Best Alternative Art Gallery, Best off the Beaten Path Day Trip, Best Study Cafe, San Diego City Beat BEST OF 2009 Issue, November 2009
Tijuana/San Diego Cooperation and Confrontation at the Interface, SDVAN Picked Raw Peeled, October 2009
Little Gallery, Big Art: Art Produce Gallery Presents “Untied & Severed”, San Diego Entertainer Magazine, <sdentertainer.com>, October 2009
X Marks the Spot: San Diego artist Doug Thompson X’s greatest masterpiece just might be where he lays his head, San Diego CityBeat, September 2009
Extra! Extra!: From Hummer humping to teaching kids about world news, artist Tim Schwartz is as subversive as he is sweet, San Diego CityBeat, July 2009
Lust For Life: Paris expat Michele Guieu paints away the world’s troubles, San Diego CityBeat, June 2009
Homing In – An Exhibition of 50 San Diego Artists, SDVAN Picked Raw Peeled, June 2009
Kim MacConnel and Brian Dick, ART NOTES: Kim MacConnel and Brian Dick DISCOMBOBULATED (pdf), April 2009
Gabriel Figueroa: Cinematographer, CECUT exhibition review, SDVAN Picked Raw Peeled, April 2009
The Image Collector: From collages to documentary film, no art medium is off limits to Perry Vasquez, San Diego CityBeat, February 2009
Morbidly Aware Painter Ricardo Islas uses memories and experience to present his gritty version of border life and Brent Beltrán puts together a cultural series on deportations, San Diego CityBeat, January 2009
Deportation Nation: Visual Migrations, SDVAN, Picked Raw Peeled, February
Christmas at La Casa del Tunel, SDVAN, Picked Raw Peeled, December 2008
The Gender of Dragon, San Diego CityBeat, November 2008
I Want to See You in My Clothes! Glenna Jennings and Fabian Cereijido @ Lui Velazquez, SDVAN, Picked Raw Peeled, November 2008
Tijuana is Intense, SDVAN, Picked Raw Peeled, October 2008
Make Some Noise: Nina Waisman creates the soundscape—you create the sound, San Diego CityBeat, October 2008
Swimming in the Media Stream, Show Review Mesa College, San Diego, August 2008

Curated and Organized Shows and Events:

Fiction & Allegory: VIS 180B Students Final Screening, University of California, San Diego, March 2014
Got the World on a Shoe String: Jason Stoneking at The Periscope Project, San Diego, July 2012
Find Out What Happens When Art Meets Fashion, Planet Rooth Design Haus, April 2011
N-GOM PREVIEW @ AGITPROP: Art Meets Fashion collaboration with Guy Lombardo, Anjela Piccard, and the Teen Producers Project
, Agitprop, San Diego, CA Jan 2011
FRINGE THEORIES: Ideas that Depart Significantly from the Orthodox or Prevailing Views, Agitprop, San Diego, CA December 2009
The Flâneur Reconsidered, The University of Florida’s Paris Research Center, Paris, France, July 2009
Lui Velazquez Presents Trish Stone & Aldo Guerra, May 2009
Intimate Simulations, Grand Opening of Lui Velazquez 2.0, April 2009
Lui Velazquez Presents Phantom Slightings: Art After the Post-Chicano Movement, December 2008
Lui Velazquez Presents Glenna Jennings and Fabian Cereijido, November 2008
Lui Velazquez Presents Bob Medina, “Buttoning Up the Border”, Lui Velazquez, Tijuana, September 2008
Digital Crack, Digital Art and Video for the Web, Cal State San Marcos, December 2007
Co-organizer of UCSD Open Studios with Sara Hunsucker 2006 & 2007
Living Information, Marcuse Gallery, La Jolla, California, April 2006

Teaching Experience:

University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
2014      Instructor VIS 180B Fiction and Allegory
Southwestern College, Chula Vista, CA
2009      Instructor, ART 130/TELE 113 The History of Film as Art
San Diego State University, CA
2009      Instructor ART448 Sequential Media
California State University, San Marcos, CA
2009      Instructor VSAR 304 Advanced Video
2008      Instructor VSAR 305 Art and Digital Video for the Web
University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
2008      Instructor VIS 40/ICAM 40 Intro to Computing in the Arts
Teaching Assistant VIS 40/ ICAM 40 Intro to Computing in the Arts under Brett Stalbaum
California State University, San Marcos, CA
2007      Instructor VSAR 305 Art and Digital Video for the Web
Instructor VSAR 305 Art and Digital Video for the Web Lab Section
University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
2007      Teaching Assistant VIS 40/ICAM 40 Intro to Computing in the Arts under professor Adriene Jenik
Teaching Assistant VIS 140/ICAM 101 Digital Imaging: Image and Interactivity under Naomi Spellman
Teaching Assistant VIS 159/ICAM 150 The History of Art and Technology under professor Lev Manovich
2006      Teaching Assistant VIS 40/ICAM 40 Intro to Computing in the Arts under professor Lev Manovich
Teaching Assistant VIS 40/ICAM 40 Intro to Computing in the Arts under Brett Stalbaum
Teaching Assistant VIS 40/ICAM 40 Intro to Computing in the Arts under Brett Stalbaum
2005      Teaching Assistant VIS 84 The History of Film under professor J.P. Gorin

Awards, Honors, and collections:

2014      Eric’s Choice Award, Biennial Project Roadshow Marfa, Marfa TX
Judge, San Diego Student Film Festival, San Diego, CA
Judge, San Diego Film Awards, Documentary and Experimental Categories, San Diego, CA
2012      Best Experimental Film, w/ The Infinty Lab, Barrio Film Fest, Roots Factory, San Diego, CA
2011      Invited to speak at  Americans for the Arts, Public Arts Preconference, University of California, San Diego
2010      Navel Gazing: Fresh Squeezed Visions of Florida, $1,000 artist stipend, Brevard Art Museum, Melborne, FL
Nominator of SDVAN, nomination of Artist Lesha Rodriguez for the San Diego Art Prize, 2010
2009      Video Art Database, collects Dating in LA (link)
Dating in LA selected as part of the One Minute Film Collection, curated by Wilfried Agricola de Cologne
Judge, 4th Annual Student Media Festival, campus-wide student media contest, Cal-State San Marcos, CA
2008-2009 Visual Arts Department Funds Lui Velazquez
2008-10 UCSD Faculty Fellowship nomination by the Visual Arts Department
Summer Teaching Fellowship at UCSD, Intro to Computing in the Arts
2007-08 Senior Teaching Assistant for Visual Arts Department, UCSD
2007      Public Art Competition winner for “Lucent” in collaboration with Owen Mundy
UCSD Summer Teaching Fellowship nomination
2005      Russell Grant recipient for documentary film, Swimming with Rosemary, a hard look at life after Hurricane Katrina.
2003 & 2004 Deans list at California State University, San Marcos
2001      Florida Film Festival award, screening of The Peacock
2000 & 2001 Deans list at University of South Florida
1999      Amy DeGrove Scholarship, (competitive scholarship awarded to top three undergraduates in the School of Art and Art History).
1998 & 1999 Deans list at University of Florida, Gainesville

Presentations, Panels and Lectures:

2017     Pithuahua presentation at Cinekink NYC, 2017
2011      Americans for the Arts, Public Arts Preconference, University of California, San Diego
Under Wraps: Controversy and Art in Public Spaces, Panel Moderator, Panelists included: Ann Berchtold Co-Founder/Director of ART SAN DIEGO Contemporary Art Fair Wes Chester Expressive Arts Therapist Co-Director Expressive Arts Institute and Curator of the Martha Pace Swift Gallery, Scott B. Davis Director of Exhibitions and Design Museum of Photographic Arts, Kinsee Morlan Arts & Web Editor SD CityBeat, Robert Pincus Art critic and writer, Anna Stump Artist, Alan Ziter Executive Director, Organized by Kevin Freitas Expressive Arts Institute, San Diego, CA
2010      Q&A with the Filmmaker, Screening of Living in Tijuana, Southwestern College, Chula Vista, CA
New Contemporaries III Panel Discussion with Artists and Nominators, Project X, Solana Beach, CA
2009      Snapshots Changing Perspectives in the San Diego Art Scene, Panel Moderator, Panelists included: Robert Pincus (SD Union Tribune), David White (Agitprop, UCSD), Patricia Frischer (SD Visual Artist Network), Philly Joe Swendoza (Art Rocks!), Organized by Freitas of Art as Authority, Art Produce Gallery, San Diego, CA
2008      Colectivo Lui Velazquez, as part of Proyecto Cívico: Diálogos e Interrogantes, Panel Talk at Centro Cultural de Tijuana (CECUT), Organized by Bill Kelley jr. (Images),
The Infinity Lab, Presentation with Ricardo Dominguez, Nina Waisman, Brett Stalbaum, Micha Cardenas, for Cal Arts Students at Calit2, San Diego, CA November
Infinity Lab Presentation of Getty Hijack, to VSAR 305, Digital Art and Video for the Web Cal-State San Marcos, November
Guest critique presenter, Photography class, University of Florida, Gainesville, October
A So-Cal Experience, presentation for “Curating Public Culture” with Kyong Park, presentation for Hugh M. Davies and others
2007      Work Presentation for Graduate Critique with Professor Louis Hock
Work Presentation for Graduate Critique with Professor Adriene Jenik
2006      Panel Discussion, Successful Students on CSUSM’s major, Cal-State, San Marcos
2005      Work Presentation for Intro to Grad Studies with Barbara Kruger

Freelance/Commercial video, web, tv projects:

The Fight Within advertisement, EDITOR & VFX SUP, Directed by Jay Dasgupta, 2017
Face Your Fears advertisement, EDITOR, Director Sara Silkin, 2017
Blood Heist feature film starring James Franco, VFX SUP & VFX ARTIST, Director Jenna Cavelle, 2016
Lifeboat VR music video, EDITOR, 360 Directed by Luke Willis, exhibition at USC Talent Week VRSC Student Festival, 2016
Sankofa City Fundraiser Video, EDITOR, Directed by Karl Menjivar-Baumann, 2016
Lost & Found, EDITOR, Documentary Short, exhibition at Cannes Short Film Corner 2016; Calgary Short Film Festival 2016, Rhode Island Film Festival 2016; Heartland Film Festival 2016; First Look 2017
My Witch, Mascara Monsters 3D music video, FULL PRODUCTION, Broken Crutch Productions, 2014
Special Guest Ron Jeremy at Alexander Salazar Fine Art, FULL PRODUCTION,  Broken Crutch Productions, 2014
Artist Interview with Chris Trueman at FULL PRODUCTION, White Box Contemporary, Broken Crutch Productions, 2013
Interview with Alfredo Santiago on Robert Mapplethorpe Photography Collection, FULL PRODUCTION, White Box Contemporary, Broken Crutch Productions, 2013
Estreka Records, First UK Jungle Tour, FULL PRODUCTION, Broken Crutch Productions, 2013
The Girl, Spanish Doves music video, FULL PRODUCTION, Broken Crutch Productions, 2013
Broken Ballerina documentation/remix for Anjela Piccard, starring TraeLee Costello, March 2011
Extreme Culture: Murrugun the Mystic
, DIRECTOR, Passmore Lab Production, March 2011
Voz Alta Promo Video, EDITOR, Voz Alta Project, San Diego/Barrio Logan, May 2011
“I like painting anything”
, FULL PRODUCTION, People’s Post, MEDIA ARTS CENTER San Diego, December 2009
Trouble at Southwestern College, FULL PRODUCTION, People’s Post, MEDIA ARTS CENTER San Diego, November 2009

Professional Organizations / Memberships:

LACMA
San Diego Visual Arts Network
CAA College Arts Association
Frontera Filmmakers
Rhizome.org
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego
USC Alumni Association