ABOUT

Paloma Mayorga is an interdisciplinary artist whose work primarily focuses on issues of feminine identity and explores the ways in which the human body relates to its natural and constructed environments. 

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EDUCATION

2010 - Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art, Southwestern University, Georgetown, TX

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EXHIBITS

2016 

C U R R E N T  : :  Solo mía, Solo Exhibit | Sarofim School of Fine Arts at Southwestern University | Georgetown, TX : :  Runs thru 9/25/16

Solo mía, Solo Exhibit | ESB-MACC | Austin, TX 

compArte | Cement Loop | Austin, TX

Matrix Unveiled | PrintAustin 2016 | Canopy, Studio 218 | Austin, TX

2015  

De La Tierra | Texas State University Gallery | San Marcos, TX

g o l d e n  d o u b t s | 2911 Medical Arts Street Bld#13 | Austin, TX

compArte | Cement Loop | Austin, TX

Mujeres: Selected Prints from the Serie Project | 2911 Medical Arts Street Bld#13 | Austin, TX

Selections from the Changarrito Collection 2012-2014 | Mexic-Arte Museum| Austin, TX

2014     

*Through Rose Coloured Dresses, Solo Exhibit | E.A.S.T. 2014 | University Hills Library | Austin, TX

Mix 'N Mash 2014 | Mexic-Arte Museum | Austin, TX

*Cruelty Free, Solo Exhibit | Women’s Community Center of Central Texas | Austin, TX

Día de los Muertos | La Peña | Austin, TX

Día de los Muertos Ofrenda Exhibit | ESB-MACC | Austin, TX

2013

Print Provocateur: Prints from the Serie Project | Gravelmouth Gallery | San Antonio, TX

Graphicanos: Contemporary Latino Prints from the Serie Project | Fort Wayne Museum of Art, IN

Día de los Muertos Altars Exhibit | ESB-MACC | Austin, TX

*Organic Tendencies, Solo Exhibition | ESB-MACC| Austin, TX

2012

Mix ‘N Mash 2012 | Mexic-Arte Museum | Austin, TX

10th Annual National Arts Program Exhibit | ESB-MACC | Austin, TX 

Changarrito | Mexic-Arte Museum | Austin, TX

The People of Paper: New Figuration from the Serie Project | Latino Cultural Center | Dallas, TX

Serie Project XIX | Mexic-Arte Museum | Austin, TX

2011

9th Annual National Arts Program Exhibit | ESB-MACC | Austin, TX *Recipient of Best In Show Award

2010

Senior Exhibit | Fine Arts Gallery | Southwestern University | Georgetown, TX

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RESIDENCIES

2012  

Changarrito | Mexic-Arte Museum | Austin, TX

Serie XIX Artists in Residence Program | Serie Project, Inc. | Austin, TX

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COLLECTIONS

Dr. Ricardo and Harriet Romo Collection, San Antonio, TX

Dr. Gilberto Cardenas, Notre Dame, IN

Dr. Robert E. Cantu, Austin, TX

Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN

Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX

Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin, TX

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HONORS & ACTIVITIES

2015  

Emerging Artist Award, ESB-MACC Awards of Excellence, Austin, TX

“PrintAustin and Serie Project”, Radio Interview, Art of Print Special, KOOP Radio, Austin, TX

2014  

Selection Panelist, People’s Gallery 2015, Austin City Hall, Austin, TX

Selection Panelist, Montopolis Neighborhood Center Public Art Project, Austin Art In Public Places, Austin, TX

2013 

“Serie Project 20th Anniversary”, Radio Interview, KLRU Arts Ecclectic Feature, Austin, TX

Discussion Panelist, “Sor Juana: Paving the Way for Feminine Creativity”, ESB-MACC, Austin, TX

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CURATORIAL

2015    

Golden Doubts | Dr. Robert E. Cantu Gallery Space | Austin, TX

compArte | Cement Loop | Austin, TX

Mujeres: Selected Prints from the Serie Project | Dr. Robert E. Cantu Gallery Space | Austin, TX

Serie Project at the Flatbed Contemporary Print Fair | Flatbed Press| Austin, TX

2014

Serie Project Special Edition & Cold Blooded Editions | Dr. Robert E. Cantu Gallery Space | Austin, TX

Women of the Serie Project | Mexic-Arte Museum | Austin, TX  [Co-curated with Claudia Zapata]

Serie Project at the Univision Offices | Austin, TX

Serie Project at the University of Texas Division for Diversity and Community  Engagement | Austin,TX

Serie Project at People’s Gallery | Austin City Hall | Austin, TX

Serie Project at the Bass Concert Hall | University of Texas | Austin, TX

Serie Project for Hispanic Heritage Month | Round Rock Public Library | Round Rock, TX

Serie Project at theMcNay Print Fair | theMcNay Museum of Art| San Antonio, TX

Serie Project at the Flatbed Contemporary Print Fair | Flatbed Press| Austin, TX

Serie TX: Contemporary Prints Across Texas | Pump Project Satellite | Austin, TX

2013

Print Provocateur | Gravelmouth Gallery | San Antonio, TX  [Co-Curated with Kelly Grajeda]

Serie XX | Serie Project | Dr. Robert E. Cantu Gallery Space | Austin, TX  [Co-Curated with Kelly Grajeda]

Mujeres: Works by Sam Z. Coronado | Dr. Robert E. Cantu Gallery Space | Austin, TX

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FREELANCE

2013 - Present    

Children’s Books Illustrator and Translator

Girón-Dolce, Nora. Los cuentos para soñar de Nana Luna. Mexico City: Ramos Editores, 2015.

Girón-Dolce, Nora. Diego Bandolero/Corazón Bandolero. Mexico City: Ramos Editores, 2015.

2009 - Present    

Georgetown Festival of the Arts - Graphic Artist

Pool Hall & Bar - Graphic and Brand Designer