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

PERFORMANCE *selected

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

TEACHING

2019 MFA FINE ARTS CLASS, Otis College of Art & Design

MURAL WORKSHOPS

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                                                                                                                                 

SCULPTURE                                                                                                           

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                          

 AWARDS                                                                                                                                                            

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.