CV RAUL BALTAZAR
1972 BORN Los Angeles California
2013 MFA Fine Art/ Public Practice Otis College of Art & Design
2009 BFA Sculpture/ New Genres Otis College of Art & Design
GROUP EXHIBITIONS *selected
2019 A DECOLONIAL ATLAS STRATEGIES IN CONTEMPORARY ART OF THE AMERICAS (current) Union College presents recent works by artists from the United States and Latin America who grapple with continued questions of colonialism and post colonialism. This traveling exhibition has been to: Off Biennale Cairo, Le Caire, Egypt, Oficina de Proyectos Culturales, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, Vincent Price Art Museum, Los Angeles.
2018 REGENERACIÓN, THREE GENERATIONS OF REVOLUTIONARY IDEOLOGY Vincent Price Art Museum, Los Angeles.
2018 A UNIVERSAL HISTORY OF INFAMY Getty’s Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA at LACMA; a multisite exhibition engaging U.S. Latino and Latin American artists and collectives whose practices defy disciplinary boundaries. These artists and collaborative teams work across a range of media—from installation and performance to drawing and video—and adopt methodologies from diverse disciplines, including anthropology, history, linguistics, and theater. The exhibition spans three venues—an encyclopedic museum (LACMA), a school (Charles White Elementary School), and an artist residency complex (18th Street Arts Center)—offering different perspectives, approaches, and scales in each location.
2018 策展論述_修改 / Sisyphus, Ver.20.18 Sisyphus, Ver.20.18 at the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts - Digiark in Taichung, Taiwan Curated by: Francis Almendarez, Yi-Chun Lin and Hsuan Wang
2017 A DECOLONIAL ATLAS STRATEGIES IN CONTEMPORARY ART OF THE AMERICAS Tisch Family Gallery, Tufts University, Boston. (January 16 – April 15, 2018) Curated by: Pilar Thompkins Rivas
2015 DISLODGING TIME Something Else, Off Biennale Cairo Egypt
2015 SUPER SELECTO Selecto Planta Baja/ Kunstraum SUPER Schönbrunnerstr, Vienna, Los Angeles CA Los Angeles Vienese artist collaboration simultaneously exhibiting in perspective cities and production of catalog Curated by: Raul Baltazar, Margarette Drexel, Victor Albarracin-Llanos,
SOLO EXHIBITIONS *selected
2015 HOUSE, DEER, RABBIT, COYOTE Selecto Planta Baja LA CA
2008 LOVE UNDER LUST, G727 LA CA
2018 MI SERENO Two Sundays of Processions, Picnics and Performances for Cultural Workers of Los Angeles The Pacific Standard Time Festival: Live Art LA/LA – An International Celebration of Vital Artand Performance Ascot Hills Park LA CA 2015 HOUSE, DEER, RABBIT, COYOTE performance, Selecto Planta Baja LA CA 2013 OBSIDIAN STONE intervention Baldwin Hills Look Out Culver City CA 2012 BREAD AND CIRCUSES performance, Santa Monica Place Santa Monica CA 2011 SISYPHUSS performance Pacific Standard Time West of Rome Trespass Parade LA CA 2011 CASINO ROYALE performance, Pacific Standard Time, West of Rome, Trespass Parade VIP Party LA CA 2010 ES BLISS intervention Pershing Square Los Angeles CA 2012 CONEJO (RABBIT) vs. THE HARE intervention Los Angeles City Marathon LA CA 2011 FREDDY 13 mile procession Los Angeles CA 2009 MY BODY, MY BLOOD, A WORLD WITHOUT BORDERS performance Sal, Tierra y Libertad Colima Mexico
COMMUNITY PROJECTS *selected
2019 MFA FINE ARTS CLASS, Otis College of Art & Design
2019 HOLA Mural Art Workshop related to Gentrification, Drawing and Painting Class, Heart of Los Angeles 2019 Armory Center for the Arts, mural class at Camp Kirby, mural/painting classes for incarcerated youth 2018 7 Pillars of Virtues and One Hand Washes the Other, (2 murals) Barry J. Nordif Juvenile Hall Armory Center for the Arts Sylmar CA 2010 CENTRAL AMERICAN IMMIGRANT STORIES 8 mural banners installed on trees, banner: 4’x 8’ acrylic on canvas, MacArthur Park LA CA
PUBLIC ART COMMISSIONS
2016 EL COYOTE acrylic on pellum adhered to wall, Boys and Girls Club Boyle Heights CA 2013 CERRITOS MURAL PROJECT Los Coyotes Mural, 12’x 24’ acrylic on canvas Cerritos Park Cerritos CA. 2009 THE JOHNNIE COCHRAN JR. MIDDLE SCHOOL PROJECT Campus Beautification Project: The Good Luck Mural, The Rainbow Bridge and The Hunab-Ku, The Five Harmonious Brothers and Sisters Mural, Art Is A Mirror Mural, The Light of Water Mural and library renovation, Johnnie L. Cochran Jr. Middle School, LA CA
2017 EL CHAVO PARADE FLOAT paper mache’ float East LA Parade CA 2009 IT TAKES MORE THAN BALLS performative game sculpture, 18th Street Arts Complex, Virginia Avenue Park Teen Center, CAP Latino Grant, Santa Monica CA 2005 THE RAINBOW BRIDGE permanent sculptures, acrylic and plaster on styro-foam, 8’x4’x4’ Color My World Project, Cultural Affairs Grant, Community Magnet Middle School, Bel Air, CA
2018 Center for Cultural Innovation, The Business of Art, a program that includes workshops on goal setting, strategic planning, marketing, and self promotion, money management, legal issues and project financing, Los Angeles 2017 Teaching Artist Fellowship Program Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena 2015 California Community Foundation, Fellowship for Visual Arts 2015 LA County Arts Commission Shortlist 2015 City of Los Angeles Certificate of Recognition Council member 13th District Mitch O’Farrel, In recognition of tireless dedication to community. 2010 City of Los Angeles Certificate of Recognition Councilmember 1st District Ed Reyes, In recognition of work as a Lead Artist/ mentor, Central American immigration Stories In recognition of tireless dedication to community.