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



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



2020 The Hidden Faces/ Los Rostros Ocultos, Latino Arts Inc, Milwaukee, 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


​2018 What We Inherit: Remnants of Light and Space, Overture Center, Madison, WI



2024 5-10-100: Women Artists Forward, James Watrous Gallery, Madison, WI

2024 Realismo Mágico: Realidades soñadas/ Macondo Project Collective, Overture Center Playhouse, Madison , WI

2024 Wisconsin Artist Biennial, MOWA, West Bend, WI 

2022  Entre Ayer y el Adonde, La Magia de Macondo, Latino Arts Inc, Milwaukee, WI 

2022  Snapshot, European art camp+ 2022, Kreishaus Kassel, Germany

2021 46 Artists for America’s First Ladies, Arts + Literature Laboratory, Madison, WI

2021 Caja de visiones: Arte moderno y contemporáneo de México en el Medio Oeste de los Estados Unidos, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art (MMoCa), Madison, WI

2021 Made to Order, Trout Museum of Art, Appleton, WI

2021 Unraveled. Restructured. Revealed: Where Contemporary Art and Diverse Perspectives Intersect/ Curated by Tyanna Buie, Trout Museum of Art, Appleton, WI

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



2021 Midwest Review 9, cover art

2021 Wisconsin People & Ideas Magazine, Volume: 67 Issue Number: 1

2021 The Little Book Project WI, online publication

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



2022 EUARCA+ 2022, grant recipient, Dane County Cultural Affairs Commission 

2022 Forward Madison match poster, April 9th, Madison, WI

2021 Forward Madison match poster, September 25th, Madison, WI

2020 Recipient, Forward Art Prize, Women Artists Forward Fund, Madison, WI

2019 Finalist, Forward Art Prize, 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



​2022 EUARCA+22, Kassel, Germany (August)


2021 Latinas in Hollywood: Her Stories in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month -- hosted by Google, Girls Build L.A. and INDIVISION2000 Productions.
2020 Tierra, Arte, y Cultura, Madison, WI



2021 CultivARTE Colectivo, Madison, WI
2018 Colectivo Synapsis, Madison, WI

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