Biography
Communications Designer/Educator born in Chicago. Raised between Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, México & Laredo, Texas, USA. Lives and works in CDMX.

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Professional Experience
August 2015 – Present / Upper School Art & Technology Department Head/Teacher
American School Foundation Mexico City (ASF), Ciudad de México, México

August 2013 – 2015 / Communications and Marketing Director
American School of Puerto Vallarta (ASPV), Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, México

August 2012 – May 2013 / International Baccalaureate (MYP & DP) Teacher: Design Technology & ITGS
Taejon Christian International School (TCIS), Daejeon, South Korea

October 2010 – August 2012 / Assistant-Interim Director of Communications
Division of Student Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin

August 2008 – October 2010 / Publications and New Media Coordinator
Community Relations Department, Pflugerville ISD, Pflugerville, Texas

2006 – 2008 / Communications Specialist
Communications Department, United ISD, Laredo, Texas

2003 – 2006 / Publications Design Coordinator
Office of Public Affairs, Marketing and Information Services, Texas A&M International University, Laredo, Texas

2000 – 2002 / Secondary Art Teacher
Los Obispos Middle School / Trautmann Middle School, United ISD, Laredo, Texas

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Education
2009 Digital Audio Synthesis Coursework, Austin Community College, Austin, Texas
2003 Communications Coursework, San Antonio College, San Antonio, Texas
2002 Texas Teaching Certification (All Level Art & Technology Applications), Texas A&M International University, Laredo, Texas
1999 Bachelor of Fine Arts (Concentration in New Media/Transmedia Art), The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas

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Skills
Print Design, Branding, Photography, Motion Graphics, Animation, Video
Photoshop, Illustrator, In Design, Premiere, After Effects, Cinema 4D

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Travel & Language
International Work and Travel:
Worked in United States, Republic of South Korea and Mexico; traveled 16 countries
Languages: English and Spanish; fluent, written and oral

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Selected Exhibitions/Performances
2012
Daejeon Foreign, Ssangli Gallery, Daejeon, Republic of South Korea

2011
Escenas del Centenario, Museo Interactivo de Economia (MIDE), México Distrito Federal, México
HEIR Today, Gone Tomorrow, Mexican American Cultural Center (MACC), Austin, Texas, USA
Y.EAST2, Cheer Up Charlie, Austin, Texas, USA

2010
Y.EAST, Cheer Up Charlie, Austin, Texas, USA
Promises of Independence & Revolution: Artists Interpreting Mexico, Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin, Texas, USA
Consensus of Taste, Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin, Texas, USA -Catalog-

2009
Viewfinder: New images by Texas artists, Dallas Contemporary, Dallas, Texas, USA

2008
Viewfinder, Fotofest, Houston, Texas, USA -Fotofest 2010 Bicentenial Catalog-
Paper Not Punishment, Sound Alternative Space for Contemporary Art, Laredo,Texas, USA
Ay, My Heart!, Sound Alternative Space for Contemporary Art, Laredo, Texas, USA

2007
Ha__&__lF, Centro Cultural Nuevo Laredo, Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, México

2005
First Annual Sound Experimental Film Festival, Sound Alternative Space for Contemporary Art, Laredo, Texas, USA

2004
Fractions, Texas A&M International University, Fine Arts Gallery, Laredo, Texas, USA

2003
Palo, audio/video installation, Body Mechanics Space, Austin, Texas, USA
Splitting Aguas, Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin, Texas, USA
Klone, performance in collaboration with Bruno Rendon and Cesar Casso, Escarabajo, Nuevo Laredo,Tamaulipas, México

2001
NUM (New Urban Mass), performance collaboration with Alejandro Chapa, MACC (Mexican American Cultural Center), Austin, Texas, USA

1999
Eighteen, published book by students from Transmedia department under the direction of professor Ella Gant, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, USA
Many Happy Returns, art exhibition inside raquetball courts, Rec Sports Center, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, USA
Art Student, annual exhibition, Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, USA
A Moment of Tension in Five Minutes, Movements Gallery, performance colaboration with Alejandro Chapa, Austin, Texas, USA
Welcome, multimedia installation sculpture, Fine Arts building room 3.433, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, USA

1998
Metamorfosis, 4th C-21 group exhibition, Austin Visual Arts Association Gallery, Austin, Texas, USA
Ser Microscópico, 3rd C-21 group exhibition, Ellos Gallery, Austin, Texas, USA

1997
Communion, A Cultural Event, Ramos Studio, Austin, Texas, USA
Initial Optic Transmission, 2nd C-21 group exhibition, C-21 Studios, Austin, Texas, USA
Implant, 1st C-21 group exhibition, La Casa de la Cultura, Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, México

1996
Young Latino Artists, MEXIC-Arte Museum, Austin, Texas, USA

1995
1ra Exposición Juventud Creativa, Antes 30, Parque Fundidora-Bodega Turbo Sopladores, Monterrey, Nuevo León, México
De aquí para alla, y de alla para aca, Technológico de Monterrey, Monterrey, Nuevo León, México

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Select Art & Cultural Production Experience
2011 – Presented “Escenas Del Centenario”
Museo Interactivo De Economia (MIDE) in Mexico City, Commissioned by MEXIC-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas and MIDE in Mexico City

2009 – Curator for the 14th Young Latino Artists exhibition (YLA 14)
Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin, Texas

2009 – Panelist for “Transformative Journeys: A Symposium”
Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, Austin, Texas

2005 – 2008 / Director
Sound Alternative Space for Contemporary Art, Laredo, Texas

2005 & 2006 / Marketing and Entertainment Coordinator
AutMus Fest, Texas A&M International University, Laredo, Texas

1996 – 1999 / Museum Gallery Coordinator
Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin, Texas