​b. 1978, Whittier, CA
Lives and works in Madison, WI

EDUCATION   

 
2016 Masters in Education for the Arts, Universidad de Guadalajara, Jalisco, MX
2008 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Universidad de Guadalajara, Jalisco, MX

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2018 What We Inherit: Remnants of Light and Space, Overture Center, Madison, WI
2008 Señorita Galleta, Casa Museo López Portillo, Guadalajara, Jalisco, MX
2007 Magazzine, Mio Cardio Picaduria, Guadalajara, Jalisco, MX
2006 Hello Geisha, Foro de Arte y Cultura, Guadalajara, Jalisco, MX


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 


2019 Movement, 100State, Madison, WI
2019 Gallery Night: Women’s Work, The Bubbler at Madison Public Library, Madison, WI
2018 UNIDOS Healing Canvas 2018, Common Wealth Gallery, Madison, WI
2016 Novena Muestra de Arte Grupo Reforma, Mural, Zapopan, Jalisco, MX
2009 Salón de Octubre 2009, Ex convento del Carmen, Guadalajara, Jalisco, MX
2008 CUACO, Fundación J. Álvarez del Castillo, Guadalajara, Jalisco, MX
2007 Corresponsales en tiempos de…, Museo del Periodismo y las Artes Gráficas,  Guadalajara, Jalisco, MX
2006 Puertas Abiertas al Arte,  Museo Regional de Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, MX
2006 Puertas Abiertas al Arte,  Museo Regional de Guadalajara,  Guadalajara, Jalisco, MX


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS/REVIEWS

2020 The Capital City Hues, Exploring the Layers of Identity, Vol. 15 No. 14,  Jul 13

2018 Tone Madison, Angelica Contreras' stately, layered mixed-media works, Jan 29
2018 Wisconsin State Journal, On View: 'What We Inherit: Remnants of Light and Space'
2018 Bucky on Parade, KCI Sports Publishing, 2018, Stevens Point, WI
2016 Onziéme Mexique Peinture Contemporaine, Grupo Reforma, División Comercial, Jalisco, MX
2013 La Mujer Rota, Symposium sobre literatura y adicciones, Literaria Ediciones, cover art
2008 Apócrifa online Art Magazine #7
2008 Índice de Artistas Plásticos en Jalisco Tomo III, Mar-Eva, Guadalajara, Jalisco, MX


AWARDS/COMMISSIONED PROJECTS

2019 Forward Art Prize finalist, Women Artists Forward Fund, Madison, WI

2019 Goodman South Campus Commissioned Art, “Tree of Life”, Madison Area Technical College, Madison, WI
2019 Loteria Synaptica project, YWCA Racial Justice Summit, Madison, WI
2018 Bucky on Parade, “Goodnight Bucky”, Madison Area Sports Commissioned Public Art Project, WI
2017 Best in Show, Latino Art Fair, Latino Chamber of Commerce, Madison, WI

AFFILIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS


2018 Colectivo Synapsis, Madison, WI https://www.colectivosynapsis.com/

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