Daniela Riojas: Interdisciplinary Artist Born in Eagle Pass, lives and works in San Antonio
Education:
2017        Bachelors of Liberal Arts, English Literature, University of Texas San Antonio
2016       National Association of Latino Arts and Culture, Regional Arts Training, San Antonio
2010         Associates in Journalistic Studies, Northwest Vista College, San Antonio
Awards and Honors:
2017        Best Music Video, Frida’s Heart, Official Latino Short Film Festival, Harlem, New York         
                Adelante U.S. Education Leadership Fund, Artist/Entrepreneurial Panelist, San Antonio       
                Multicultural Conference 2017, San Antonio College, Keynote Speaker         
                Chicana Art in the 21st Century Symposium, Trinity University, Lecturer
                Pecha Kucha, Lecturer, San Antonio
2016        Ad Astra Per Aspera Award, San Antonio College, Multicultural Conference         
                Best of Contemporary Art Month, My Well, My Stream, The River, San Antonio
                Nuestras Historias, National Association of Latino Arts and Culture, Lecturer, San Antonio         
                Cultural Ambassador of San Antonio, South by south west, Austin
2015        Media Arts Grant, Artist Foundation of San Antonio, Dept of Culture and Creative Development         
                Artist Lab Fellowship, Arts Residency, Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, San Antonio         
                Surdna Foundation, Arts Grant, New York
2013        Vermont Studio Center, Arts Residency, Johnson Vermont         
                Best Photographer, San Antonio Current
Solo Exhibitions and Performances:
2016        Mictlan, Southwest School of Art, San Antonio         
                My Well, My Stream, The River (performance installation), Studio 111, San Antonio         
                Dysplasia: Documenting the Undocumented, Studio 111 San Antonio
2015        Rio Abajo Rio: River Beneath the River, Galeria Guadalupe, San Antonio         
                Frida’s Heart, Film Screening/Multimedia Concert, Guadalupe Theater, San Antonio         
                PRIMITIVA, San Antonio College, San Antonio         
                Being and Becoming, Dock Space Gallery, curated by Bill Fitzgibbon, San Antonio
2014        The Indictment of Cora Montgomery, Artist Lab: Inaugural Exhibition, Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, San Antonio
2013        A Collection of Work by Daniela Riojas, Mercury Project Gallery, San Antonio
2012        Meiosis, R Gallery, curated by Alex Rubio, San Antonio
Group Exhibitions and Film Screenings:
2018        Extracorporeal, Museum of Latin American Art, Los Angeles
                Black-Brown Futurism Conference RE: KONSTRIKSYON, University of Texas at San Antonio
                The Other Side of the Alamo: Art Against Myth, Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, San Antonio
                Common Currents: 1838, Southwest School of Art, San Antonio
2017        27th Annual Red Dot Sale, Blue Star Contemporary Gallery,  San Antonio
                Naked Vs. Nude, The Hive Gallery, Los Angeles
                Standing Rock: A New Nation, film screening, Native Women in Film Festival, Santa Monica
2016        Cuauhtli (performance installation), SATX|MX, Centro de Artes, San Antonio
                Frida’s Heart, Film Screening, Cinefestival, Guadalupe Cultural Arts Theater
2015        Women of San Antonio: A Tribute Show, Carver Community Center, San Antonio
                Artist Foundation, St. Paul’s Square, San Antonio
                Carmen Tafolla Short Film Project: A Tribute to San Antonio Poet Laureate, SaySi, San Antonio
                Amniiscience, The Color of Blind, Mercury Project Gallery, San Antonio
2013        Vermont Studio Center Open Studios Exhibition, Arts Residency, Johnson Vermont
                Photos in Translation Exhibition with Steve DaLuz, FotoSeptiembre, San Antonio
2012        Blue Stockings, Contemporary Art Month, San Antonio
                Coatlicue, film screening, The International Conference on the Life and Work of Gloria Anzaldua,
                Women’s Studies Institute at the University of Texas, San Antonio

  

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