CURRICULUM VITAE

NATALIA ANCISO

Born in Weslaco, TX | Based in Oakland, CA | tejaztlana14@gmail.com | www.nataliaanciso.com

 

EDUCATION

2015   
            MA in Education, University of California, Berkeley, Graduate School of Education, Berkeley, CA

2011    
            MFA in Fine Arts (Painting/Drawing), California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2008    
            BA in Studio Art, The University of Texas at Austin, College of Fine Arts, Austin, TX

2003    
            Diploma, Mercedes High School, Mercedes, TX

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS, PROJECT CONTRIBUTIONS, and COLLABORATIONS

*SOLO EXHIBITIONS in BOLD

2019

            Ancestral Lights, Self-Help Graphics & Art, Los Angeles, CA (October 10, 2019 to November 27, 2019)

            Día de Muertos: A Matter of Life, National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago, IL (September 20, 2019 to December 8, 2019)

            LA FRONTERA: THE BORDER: An Interdisciplinary Examination, Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University, Orange, CA (August 26, 2019 to November 17, 2019)

            Colorism: The Spectrum of Internalized Bias,  Root Division, San Francisco, CA

            WE RISE, 1262 Palmetto St, Los Angeles, CA 

            LATINO ART NOW, MACLA/ Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana, San Jose, CA

            Xicanx Biennial:  Muxeres Rising, MACLA/ Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana, San Jose, CA

2018

            Xicanx Biennial:  Muxeres Rising, MACLA/ Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana, San Jose, CA 

            Radical Anachronisms, the inaugural group exhibition curated for the triennial conference of the Society for the Study of American Women Writers, The Westin, Denver, CO

            NATALIA ANCISO: Bridging Literature and the Visual Arts through Identity and Struggle and Her(stories) Untold: El Trabajo de La Mujer Nunca Termina (Workshop and Art Exhibition), Society for the Study of American Women Writers 2018 Triennial Conference - Resistance and Recovery Across the Americas, The Westin, Denver, CO

            El Corazon: La Muestra de Arte, The Santa Barbara Center for Art, Science, and Technology, Santa Barbara, CA (Curated by Julia Campos of the Emerging Leaders in the Arts Program of the Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara)

            Radical Departures, Abruptions, and Continuations, Dream Farm Commons, Oakland, CA

            WE RISE, 1726 N Spring St, Los Angeles, CA

            POWER TO THE POLLS, traveling art exhibition, in collaboration with Women's March and The Amplifier Foundation. Locations TBD. Free high-resolution download of contributing piece,THE TIME FOR ACTION  IS NOW (2018) available at https://amplifier.org/campaigns/power-to-the-polls/

            20th Latino Art Now!, MACLA/ Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana, San Jose, CA

            31st Solo Mujeres:  Diffused Reflections, Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, San Francisco, CA

            INTO ACTION, 1726 N Spring St, Los Angeles, CA
2017
            NATALIA ANCISO: They Try To Bury Us, Joseph Gross Gallery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
            Natalia Anciso:  ASPIRE | ASPIRAR, O'Kane Gallery, University of Houston-Downtown, Houston, TX
            Spanish Market Group Show, Blue Rain Gallery, Santa Fe, NM  
            E Pluribus Unum: From Many, One, Atrium Gallery, Studios on the Park, Paso Robles, CA
            Latino Art Now!, MACLA/ Movimiento de Arte y Culture Latino Americana, San Jose, CA

            30th Solo Mujeres:  Revolution, Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, San Francisco, CA
            States of Mind, a project by Berlin-based Refrakt and New York/Chicago-based Tony Grayson. Online Exhibition: statesofmind.us

            Permanent Collection of the Labor and Delivery and Postpartum Wards, Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, Martinez, CA

            Catharsis Carnival: A Benefit 4 Change, Lot 613, Los Angeles, CA

2016
            6th Chicana/o Biennial, MACLA/ Movimiento de Arte y
Cultura Latino Americana, San Jose, CA
            The House on Mango Street:  Artists Interpret Community, National Hispanic Cultural Center Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM

            Permanent Collection of the John and Cynthia Miller Wellness Center of Contra Costa County Health Services, Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, Martinez, CA

2015         

            The A-Z of Leadership, Iniva Creative Learning in partnership with A Space Co., London, UK.  Credited Artist. 
            California Handmade:  State of the Arts, The Maloof Foundation for Arts and Crafts, a Smithsonian Affiliate, Alta Loma, CA, in conjunction with The Craft in America Center, Los Angeles, CA
            The House on Mango Street:  Artists Interpret Community, The National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago, IL

            Bringing Human Rights Education to US Classrooms: Exemplary Models from Elementary Grades to University, Edited by Dr. Susan Roberta Katz and Dr.

            Andrea McEvoy Spero.  Credited Artist for cover art, "Don't Shoot" (2014).  Published by Palgrave Macmillan, released internationally:  April 9, 2015.

            Latino Art Now: MACLA's 17th Annual Art Auction and Exhibition, MACLA/ Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana, San Jose, CA

            MEChA de UIUC's 8th Semana de la Mujer presents Natalia Anciso:  The Art of Our Roots, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois

            I AM:  A Presentation on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Fremont HIgh School, Oakland, CA

2014

            Dia de los Muertos/Altar Installation: Natalia Anciso, Campfire Gallery, San Francisco, CA            

            Frontera! Revolt and Rebellion on the Rio Grande, an animated documentary produced by John Jota Leaños,

            Credited Artist and Animator.

                      Released on Public Broadcasting Service (PBS.org). Aired Nationally on September 15, 2014.
                      Film Festival: Silver Springs International Film Festival, Ocala, FL

                      Film Festival: XicanIndie Film Festival, Denver Award: Best Short Film, Denver, CO

                      Film Festival: Reel Rasquache Art and Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA

                      Film Festival: 2014 San Francisco Latino Film Festival, Cine+Mas, San Francisco, CA 

                      Film Festival: Palo Alto Native Film Festival, San Antonio, TX

                      Film Festival: San Francisco Native American Film Festival, San Francisco, CA

                      Film Festival: American Folklore Society Conference, Santa Fe, NM

                      Film Festival: Red Nation Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA

                      Film Festival: Society for Visual Anthropology Film Festival, Washington, DC  

            Young Latina Artists 19: Y, Que?, Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin, TX

            27th Annual Solo Mujeres Show:  HOME/inside out, Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, San Francisco, CA

            The Hokin Project / Interlacing Threads:  Traditional Techniques | Contemporary Perspectives, Hokin Gallery, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL                    

2013

            Studio 24 presents Natalia Anciso, Galeria de la Raza, San Francisco, CA

            The Tree of Life and Death:  Dias de los Muertos 2013.  Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA

            MexiCali Biennial 2013:  Canibalismo en el Nuevo Mundo, Mexicali Rose Centro de Arte y Medios, Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico

            MexiCali Biennial 2013:  Cannibalism in the New World, Vincent Price Art Museum, East Los Angeles College, Monterey Park, CA

2012

            Mix 'n Mash, Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin, TX

            CONTINUATIONS:  Processing War and Trauma, Asian Resource Gallery, Oakland, CA

            Mexicanisimo through Artists' Eyes, University Galleries at the Ben Shahn Center for Visual Arts, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ

            re: Told, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

            Latino Art Now: MACLA's 14th Annual Art Auction, MACLA/ Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana, San Jose, CA

            Mexicanisimo through Artists' Eyes, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA

            The Ever Forward Club Community Art Show Fundraiser, Eastlake YMCA, Oakland, CA

            CULTURA Y VIDA: A Tejano Art Exhibition, Art Center, Corpus Christi, TX

            4th Chicana/o Biennial, MACLA/ Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana, San Jose, CA
2011    

            Pachanga 2011, Galeria de la Raza, San Francisco, CA

            Marcel and Friends: Mexico, Studio Marcel, Recyclart Art Center, Brussels, Belgium

            El Anima Sola: Remembering the Innocents, Centro Cultural de la Raza, San Diego, CA

            BAN6: Slideslam, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

            Home After Dark: Recent Works by Emerging Latino Artists, Galeria de la Raza, San Francisco, CA

            2011 MFA Exhibition, Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2010    

            Mano/Mundo/Corazon: Artists Interpret La Lotería, Center for Book & Paper Arts, Columbia College of Chicago, Chicago, IL

            Today: An Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Mission Cultural Center For Latino Arts, San Francisco, CA

            Hij@s de Resistencia, La Pena Gallery, Berkeley, CA

            BRWN BFLO Celebrates GIANT vs. DOOM, The Uptown, Oakland, CA

2009    

            CRV: Collaborative Re-creation Vehicles, Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

            Art Around Adams:  Artwalk, Nickelodeon Records, San Diego, CA

            Speak Easy, Downstairs Gallery, Church of Poetry, Oakland, CA

2008    

            Lunada 2008: Literary Lounge & Open Mic, Galeria de la Raza, San Francisco, CA

            Speak Easy, Downstairs Gallery, Church of Poetry, Oakland, CA

            Cesar Chavez Celebration, Student Union Gallery, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas

            Advanced Drawing Exhibition, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

2007    

            Arte de las Americas, CMAS Gallery, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

            Celebracion de Colores: A Tribute to Latina/o Influence, CMAS Gallery, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

2006    

            Acuerdate/Remembrance, Alameda National Center for Latino Arts and Culture (Museo Alameda), San Antonio, TX
            Cesar Chavez Day Celebration
, Student Union Gallery, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

2005    

            Acuerdate/Remembrance, Ben Bailey Art Gallery, Texas A&M Kingsville, Kingsville, TX

            Lead Poisoning, Flood Gallery (The New Gallery), University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

2003    

            An Artistic Discovery, Mercedes City Town Hall, Mercedes, TX
            An Artistic Discovery, U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, D. C.

COMMISIONS/COLLECTIONS

2019

            Personal Collection, Anonymous

2018
            Personal Collection, Anonymous, San Jose, CA

            Commissioned Site-Specific Installation, Los Angeles, CA

2017
            Personal Collection, Anonymous
            Commissioned Site-Specific Installation, Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, San Francisco, CA

            Permanent Collection, Labor and Delivery and Postpartum Wards of Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, Contra Costa Regional Health Foundation

2016

            Permanent Collection, John and Cynthia Miller Wellness Center of Contra Costa County Health Services, Contra Costa Regional Health Foundation
            Personal Collection, Anonymous
2015

            Commissioned Site-Specific Installation, National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago, IL
            Personal Collection, Anonymous, San Jose, CA          

2014

            Commissioned Site-Specific Installation, Campfire Gallery, San Francisco, CA            

2013

            Commissioned Site-Specific Installation, Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
            Personal Collection, Anonymous, Austin, TX

2012

            Contributing Artist and Animator, Frontera! Revolt and Rebellion on the Rio Grande (2014), an animated documentary produced by John Jota Leaños, Burning Wagon Productions, San Francisco, CA

            Personal Collection, Anonymous, San Jose, CA

            Commissioned Site-Specific Installation, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA

            Personal Collection, Gloria Martinez          

2011

            Anonymous, San Francisco, CA

2010

            Personal Collection, Jack Fischer

2007    

            Public Art, Girl Scouts of America, Harlingen, TX

            Personal Collection, Amanda Anciso

            Personal Collection, Juan Hernandez

2006    

            Personal Collection, Kerry Kansas

            Public Mural, Travis Elementary, Mercedes, TX

2004    

            Public Art Mural, Mercedes Chamber of Commerce, Mercedes, TX


BIBLIOGRAPHY

2019

           Martin, Brittany. "The Best Things to Do This Week in L.A." Los Angeles Magazine. 7 October 2019. <https://www.lamag.com/culturefiles/things-to-do-this-week-100719/>

           House, Stephanie. "Exploring the Border Experience: Chapman's semester-long La Frontera - The Border program celebrates." Chapman University. 13 September 2019. <https://news.chapman.edu/2019/09/13/exploring-the-border-experience/>

           DeMuth, Abbie. "'Part of something greater' - La Frontera gallery opens." The Panther. 08 September 2019. <http://www.thepantheronline.com/news/part-of-something-greater-la-frontera-gallery-opens>

           Vlad, Ion. "Human Rights As a Transformative Vision." University of San Francisco. 29 August 2019. <https://www.usfca.edu/news/human-rights-transformative-vision>

           "Il·lustracions per al canvi social." Illa Global. 02 July 2019. <https://www.illaglobal.com/album/cultures-i-pensaments/il-lustracions-per-canvi-social/20190702130204000971.html>

           Cantú, Norma Elia. Meditación Fronteriza: Poems of Love, Life, and Labor. Tucson: The University of Arizona Press. 2019. Print. 

           Dambrot, Shana Nys. “WE RISE LA. Art & Programs Through May 27.” LA Weekly, 22 May, 2019. <https://www.laweekly.com/slideshow/we-rise-la-art-and-programs-through-may-27-10153858>
           Gronner, C.J. "We Rise L.A.!  The 2019 Mental Health Art Experience." BLOGTOWN - The Tales and Observations of a Venice Writer. May 18, 2019 <http://www.blogtownbycjgronner.com/2019/05/we-rise-la-2019-mental-health-art_18.html>

           Stewart, Sophia. "Natalia Anciso Wears Her Art On Her Sleeve," Caliber Magazine, Issue 17, Berkeley. 2019. Cover, 18-23. Print and Online.<https://issuu.com/calibermag/docs/calibermagazineissue17_issuu>

           "WOW2: Late March's Women Trailblazers and Events in Our History - 2019" Daily Kos, 30 March, 2019. <https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2019/3/30/1846341/-WOW2-Late-March-s-Women-Trailblazers-and-Events-in-Our-History-2019>

           "7th Xicanx Biennial | Muxeres Rising," MACLA, 2019. <https://maclaarte.org/programs/visual-arts/>

2018
           "Middle School Artists Celebrate Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month," Brooklyn Friends School, Brooklyn, New York. 4 October, 2018. <https://brooklynfriends.org/middle-school-artists-celebrate-hispanic-latinx-heritage-month/>

           Society for the the Study of American Women Writers Triennial Conference - Resistance and Recovery Across the Americas Program,  2018. Cover, 3, 6, 8, 23, 45, and 72. Print.  <https://ssawwnew.files.wordpress.com/2018/11/conference-program-draft.pdf>
           Natalia Anciso demonstrates the positive impact of using the arts, play and teaching of the UDHR with second graders, The World as It Could Be, 2018. <http://www.theworldasitcouldbe.org/?p=2811>

           Robertson, Iain. New Art, New Markets. London: Lund Humphries. 2018. Print. 

           Del Toro, Marissa & Torres, Maritza. Art History 101: Chingonas. 2018. Print.

           Gronner, C.J. "We Rise - An Art Show For Your Mental Health." BLOGTOWN - The Tales and Observations of a Venice Writer. May 25, 2018 <http://www.blogtownbycjgronner.com/2018/05/we-rise-art-show-for-your-mental-health.html>

           Estiler, Keith. "A Look Inside the "WE RISE" Pop-Up in Los Angeles - Featuring the works of over 150 artists including Shepard Fairey. " HYPEBEAST. May 24, 2018. <https://hypebeast.com/2018/5/we-rise-pop-up-exhibition-los-angeles>

           Oakland Art Month - Artist Spotlight, Visit Oakland. May, 2018. <https://www.visitoakland.com/oakland-art-month/artist-spotlight/>

           Del Toro, Marissa. Diffused Reflections: Gallery Zine Guide. Of the Bull Press: San Francisco. 2018. 2. Print.
                      English: <http://missionculturalcenter.org/MCCLA_New/Images/images_gallery/040118/Gallery%20Zine%20Guide.pdf>
                      Spanish: <http://missionculturalcenter.org/MCCLA_New/Images/images_gallery/040118/Gallery%20Zine%20Guide_Espanol.pdf>

2017

           Martinez, Helen. Dateline: Downtown.  Vol. 59, Issue 3. Houston. 29 November, 2017. 5. Print.

           Taylor, Sheryl E. "Alumni Fall Social Series." Skyline News (University of Houston-Downtown). 7 September, 2017. <https://news.uhd.edu/2017/09/07/alumni-fall-social-series/>

           "Report from the 2017 Institute." The World As It Could Be. 7 September, 2017.  <http://www.theworldasitcouldbe.org/?p=2420>

           "Spanish Market Group Show: Natalia Anciso and Andrea Vargas," Inside Santa Fe. 7 July, 2017. <https://insidesantafe.com/calendar/spanish-market-group-show/>
           "Passion and Purpose, Blue Rain Gallery. 28 June, 2017.  <https://blueraingallery.com/blog/passion-and-purpose>

           Cooley, Ryah. "E Pluribus Unum: From Many, One exhibit explores the immigrant's story at Studios on the Park." New Times, 8 June, 2017. <https://www.newtimesslo.com/sanluisobispo/e-pluribus-unum-from-many-one-exhibit-explores-the-immigrants-story-at-studios-on-the-park/Content?oid=2978833>
           {m}aganda magazine:  Trial, issue 30, Berkeley. 29 April, 2017. 21, 97. Print.
           McGirt, Ellen. "A Well Curated Life." Fortune, 31 March, 2017. <http://fortune.com/2017/03/31/a-well-curated-life/>


2016

           Musiker, Cy. "Cy and David's Picks: A Chicano/a Biennial, a Midlife Crisis, and an Epic Sax Player." KQED, 29 December, 2016. <https://ww2.kqed.org/arts/2016/12/29/cy-and-davids-picks-a-chicanoa-biennial-a-midlife-crisis-and-an-epic-sax-player/>
           Cardenas, Cat. "Alumna embraces inner conflict, Mexican-American heritage through her artwork." The Daily Texan, 16 September, 2016. <http://www.dailytexanonline.com/2016/09/16/alumna-embraces-inner-conflict-mexican-american-heritage-through-her-artwork>
           Collantes, Alonso, Medina-Rosa, Keylina, & Cruz, Angel.  "Lideres de la Hispanidad.  Los 50 Latinos Mas Importantes." TVyNovelas Magazine (USA), October 2016. 63. Print. 
 <http://www.tvynovelas.com/us/fotos/16/09/14/fotos--los-50-latinos-mas-importantes-de-hoy.html>
           Ledesma, Diana.  "Xicanx Artists and the Unfortunate History of Lynching in the South." The Aztlán Collective, 3 August, 2016. <https://aztlancollective.com/lynching-in-america/>

           Ledesma, Diana.  "Natalia Anciso (b 1985) A look at the Flora and Fauna series, 2013." The Aztlán Collective, 2 August, 2016. <https://aztlancollective.wordpress.com/2016/08/02/natalia-anciso-b-1985-a-look-at-the-flora-and-fauna-series-2013/>

           Parker, Tanya. "7 Women Artists to Know About." The Radical Notion, 13 May, 2016. <http://www.theradicalnotion.com/women-artists-know/
           Gomez, Adrian. "Exhibition features major themes of the book that inspired it." Albuquerque Journal, 29 April, 2016. <http://www.abqjournal.com/765359/that.html>

           "Spanish Class Studies, Reproduces Famous Artwork."  Campion Academy News, 19 April, 2016. <http://www.campion.net/news/spanish-class-studies-reproduces-famous-artwork
           Chu, Jeff. "We Built This City: Oakland's Changing Landscape." Travel+Leisure, April 2016. 108-109, 132. Print.  <http://www.travelandleisure.com/trip-ideas/oakland-culture>
           King, John. "What I Hope Students (and Education Policymakers) will see in Hamilton." Medium, 14 March, 2016. <https://medium.com/@JohnKingAtED/what-i-hope-students-and-education-policymakers-will-see-in-hamilton-d03f7e63d3a3#.mzbjh3yz6>

           Sanchez, Grecia. "Latina Artist Spotlights." Latinitas, 20 February , 2016. <http://laslatinitas.com/teens/latinas-in-visual-arts>

           Cruz, Ingrid. "54 Fascinating Facts About Mexicans in the USA."  XpatNation, 4 February, 2016. <http://xpatnation.com/facts-about-mexicans-in-the-usa/#.R76e58k3q>

2015
           Friday Facts:  Hispanic Heritage Month Resources, Indiana State Library.  Indianapolis. 18 September, 2015. Web.<https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/INLIBRARY/bulletins/11a6b63>
            California Handmade:  State of the Arts, Craft in America, Inc. Los Angeles: 2015. Print.

           "This is 30." ELLE Magazine, September 2015. 646. Print. <http://www.elle.com/culture/g26667/elle-this-is-30/>
            The A-Z of Leadership, Iniva Creative Learning in partnership with A Space Co., London, UK.  2015.            

Print. <http://www.iniva.org/docs/a__z_leadership_press_release_31_july_2015_0.pdf>
            Katz, Susan Roberta and Andrea McEvoy Spero, eds.  Bringing Human Rights Education to US Classrooms: Exemplary Models from Elementary Grades to University. London:  Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. Print.

            "Hottest Mexican Trendsetters in Celebration of Cinco De Mayo." Equmix Blog. Equmix, 26 Apr. 2015. Web. <http://equmix.com/index.php/blog/hottestmexicantrendsetters/>

            Martinez, Federico. "Educator Promotes Chicana-Tejana Culture Through Art." Nuestra Voz. Nuestra Voz, 3 Mar. 2015. Web. <http://nuestravoz.uno/culture/educator-promotes-chicana-tejana-culture-through-art/>

            Rivas, Michelle. "Red Carpets, Los Angeles and One Really Amazing Latina 30 Under 30 Award." The Healthy Latina. The Healthy Latina, 3 Mar. 2015. Web.  <http://www.thehealthylatina.com/2015/03/03/red-carpets-los-angeles-and-one-really-amazing-latina-30-under-30-award/>

            Ortega, Roberto. "Natalia Anciso." Art and Women Spring 2015. Art and Women - Rutgers University-Newark, 25 Jan. 2015. Web. 1 June 2015.  <http://artandwomensp2015.blogspot.com/2015/01/natalia-anciso.html>

 

2014

            Young Latina Artists 19, Y Que? Catalogue, Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin: 2014. 4. Print.  
            Castillo, Arielle.  "At the #Latina30Under30 party, Fifth Harmony, ABC Family owned the night."  Fusion Media Network, 14 November, 2014. <http://fusion.net/story/27421/at-the-latina30under30-party-fifth-harmony-abc-family-owned-the-night/>

            Leibson, Jonathan.  "Artist Natalia Anciso attends Latina Magazine's '30 Under 30' Party."  Getty Images. 13 November, 2014.  <http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/news-photo/artist-natalia-anciso-attends-latina-magazines-30-under-30-news-photo/458936460>

            Shatzman, Celia.  "The Incredibles:  Latina's 30 Under 30 List Highlights the Brightest Young Stars in Film, Music, Social Media and Activism." Latina Magazine, Dec 2014/Jan 2015. 100. Print.  <http://www.latina.com/latina30under30>

            Frank, Priscilla.  "13 Young Latina Artists Changing the Contemporary Art Landscape," Huffington Post, 5 July, 2014. <http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/07/05/young-latina-artists_n_5538321.html>

            Fairies, Robert.  "Young Latina Artists 19: Y, Qué?' San Antonio's Más Rudas Chicana Collective fills Mexic-Arte's summer showcase with work by women," Austin Chronicle, June 13, 2014. <http://www.austinchronicle.com/arts/2014-06-13/young-latina-artists-19-y-que/>

2013

            Fitzhugh-Craig, Michelle.  "OMCA Honors 'Life After' During 19th Annual Dias de los Muertos Public Celebration, Exhibit," Visit Oakland - The Oakland Ray Blog, October 28, 2013. <http://visitoakland.org/uncategorized/omca-honors-life-19th-annual-dias-de-los-muertos-public-celebration-exhibit>

            Anciso, Natalia and Evelyn Orantes. Interview by Marcos Gutierrez. Hecho en California. KIQI, San Francisco: October 23, 2013. Radio.

            Vikram, Anuradha.  "The Art of Anthropophagy:  MexiCali Biennial 2013: Cannibalism in the New World," X-TRA Contemporary Art Quarterly.  Fall 2013 Vol 16 Number 1.  <http://x-traonline.org/article/the-art-of-anthropophagy/>

            MexiCali Biennial 2013. 2nd ed., MexiCali Biennial, Los Angeles:  2013. 9-10.  Print.  

            Salcedo, Olivia.  “Mexicali Bienal,” La Cronica, May 27, 2013. <http://c283869.r69.cf1.rackcdn.com/20130527_ESPECTACULOS_10.pdf>

            Espinoza, Alejandro.  “MexiCali Biennial:  Canibalismo en el Nuevo Mundo,” La Cronica, 27 May, 2013. <http://c283869.r69.cf1.rackcdn.com/20130527_ESPECTACULOS_10.pdf>

            Cheh, Carol.  "Featured Review:  MexiCali Biennial 2013:  Cannibalism in the New World," Artillery Magazine, March/April 2013 Vol 7 Issue 4. p 46. http://www.artillerymag.com/mini-reviews/

            Walker, Alissa.  “Cannibalism is the Theme of the MexiCali Biennial.  But Not in the Way You’d Think,” LA Weekly, 17 January, 2013. <http://www.laweekly.com/2013-01-17/art-books/vincent-price-museum-mexicali-biennial/>

2012

            re: Told, Root Division, San Francisco: 2012. Print.
            Davidson, Maureen.  "Mexicanismo at San Jose Museum of Art," SanJose.com, 10 April, 2012.  <http://www.sanjose.com/ae/articles/2012/04/10/mexicanismo_at_san_jose_museum_of_art>

2011

            Beltran, JD.  “Sensorial-the MFA Exhibition at the California College of the Arts,” San Francisco Chronicle, May, 2011

2010

            "Mano/Mundo/Corazón:  Artists Interpret La Lotería at the Center for Book & Paper Arts,” El Columbiano, Columbia College Chicago Latino Cultural Affairs Newsletter, Spring 2010.

            Padilla, Areli, E.  "Con Nuevo Rostro:  Artistas le dan una cara distina a la loteria Mexicana,” La Raza, Sept 2010.

 

2007    

            Hinds, Robert F.   Mercedes Enterprise.  Jan 2007.

2006    

            Hinds, Robert F.   Mercedes Enterprise.  Oct 2006.

            Duran, Veronica, “ 8th Annual Latino Faculty, Staff, Student Mixer: Celebracion de Colores,” The Emerald, Winter 2006.

            Cantu, Crystal. "The New Essence in Latino Art," Adelante, Nov 2006.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

2015-2019

            Teacher, San Lorenzo Unified School District, San Lorenzo, CA


2014-2015

            Substitute Teacher, Oakland Unified School District, Oakland, CA

            Student Teacher, Melrose Leadership Academy, Oakland, CA
            Student Teacher, Learning Without Limits Elementary School, Oakland, CA

            Substitute Teacher, San Leandro Unified School District, San Leandro, CA

 

2009-2015

            Substitute Teacher, San Lorenzo Unified School District, Hayward, San Leandro and San Lorenzo, CA

 

2012-2013 

            Art Director, Mission Clubhouse, Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco, CA    

 

2012

            Animator for documentary film, Frontera! Revolt and Rebellion on the Rio Grande, Produced by John Jota Leaños, Burning Wagon Productions, San Francisco, CA

            Art Coordinator for Dia de Los Muertos Altar, YMCA Urban Services-Teen Center, Oakland, CA
            Art Director, Mission Clubhouse, Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco, CA

 

2011

            Art Instructor, Oakland Leaf/Urban Arts, Oakland, CA

            2D and 3D Art and Creative Writing Instructor, Summer Institute for the Gifted, University of California, Berkeley

 

2010    

            2D and 3D Art Instructor, Summer Institute for the Gifted, University of California, Berkeley

            Teaching Assistant (2D: Text, Image, Context), California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA
            Art Instructor and Mentor, Oakland Leaf Urban Arts Program, Urban Promise Academy, Oakland, CA

 

2009    

            Full-Time Substitute Teacher (Bilingual Kindergarten), Hesperian Elementary, San Lorenzo, CA

            Art Instructor and Mentor, Oakland Leaf Urban Arts Program, Urban Promise Academy, Oakland, CA

 

2008

            Art Instructor and Mentor, Oakland Leaf Urban Arts Program, Urban Promise Academy, Oakland, CA     

            Art Instructor, Learning For Life, San Leandro, CA
            Secretary, Gulf Coast Sign Company Inc., Harlingen, TX

 

2007    

            Assistant Site, Leader and Art Instructor YMCA Summer Art Theme Camp, Austin, TX

            Teaching Assistant (Drawing), Fulmore Middle School, Austin, TX

            Art Coordinator, Summer Program, The Family Link, Austin, TX

 

2005    

            Studio Assistant (Photoshop, Altar Installation), Milagro Art Institute, Kingsville, TX

            Art Coordinator, Summer Program, Girl Scouts of America: Girl Power, Harlingen TX


CAREER-RELATED EXPERIENCE

2019

            The World As It Could Be: RECLAIMING DIGNITY, San Francisco, CA, Workshop Presenter and Facilitator

            Oakland Ed Fund Presents African American Literature Read-In, hosted by The (Jahvid) Best Foundation, East Oakland Pride Elementary School, Oakland Unified School District, Oakland, CA, Guest Speaker

2018   

            MACLA/ Movimiento de Arte y Culture Latino Americana, 7th Xicanx Biennial, San Jose, CA, Panel Speaker

            Society for the Study of American Women Writers 2018 Triennial Conference - Resistance and Recovery Across the Americas, The Westin, Denver, CO, Guest Artist, Workshop Presenter and Facilitator for Her(stories) Untold: El Trabajo de La Mujer Nunca Termina, and Panel Speaker

            The World As It Could Be: In Small Places Close to Home, Oakland Public Library: West Oakland Branch, Oakland, CA, Workshop Presenter and Facilitator

            The World As It Could Be: In Small Places Close to Home, Oakland Asian Cultural Center, Oakland, CA, Workshop Presenter and Facilitator

            Oakland Ed Fund Presents African American Literature Read-In, hosted by The (Jahvid) Best Foundation, East Oakland Pride Elementary School, Oakland Unified School District, Oakland, CA, Guest Speaker

            University of San Francisco School of Education, Human Rights Education course with Dr. Susan Roberta Katz, San Francisco, CA, Guest Lecturer           

2017
            University of Houston-Downtown, Houston, TX, Guest Lecturer
            The Zoe Expedition 2017, The Zoe Project of the Princeton Theological Seminary, E14 Gallery, Oakland, CA, Art Workshop Facilitator
            The World As It Could Be Human Rights Education Program Summer Institute in collaboration with International and Multicultural Education, University of San Francisco School of Education, Balboa High School, San Francisco, CA, Instructor and Facilitator
            Visiting Artist Workshop, Life Academy of Health and Bioscience, Oakland Unified School District, Oakland, CA, Guest Speaker

            Oakland Ed Fund Presents African American Literature Read-In, hosted by The (Jahvid) Best Foundation, East Oakland Pride Elementary School, Oakland Unified School District, Oakland, CA, Guest Speaker

            MACLA/ Movimiento de Arte y Culture Latino Americana, 6th Chicana/o Biennial, San Jose, CA, Panel Speaker

2016
            The World As It Could Be Human Rights Education Program Summer Institute in collaboration with International and Multicultural Education, University of San Francisco School of Education, Balboa High School, San Francisco, CA, Instructor and Facilitator

            Tony Gonzalez Elementary School, Santa Maria Independent School District, Santa Maria, TX, Guest Speaker

2015

            The World As It Could Be Human Rights Education Program Summer Institute in collaboration with International and Multicultural Education, University of San Francisco School of Education, Balboa High School, San Francisco, CA, Instructor and Facilitator
            Teachers 4 Social Justice, Challenging a Culture of Violence: 15th Annual Conference, Workshop on "The World As It Could Be" curriculum on Arts Integration and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights,  San Francisco, CA, Instructor and Facilitator
            The George Washington University, Elliot School of International Affairs, Lambda Pi Chi - Theta Chapter, 2015, Latino Heritage Celebration:  Latinas of Excellence y Cafe con Conexiones, Washington, D.C., Guest Speaker and Panelist

            University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, MEChA de UIUC presents 8th Annual Semana de la Mujer from within our healing spaces, Natalia Anciso: The Art of Our Roots, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, Guest Lecturer and Art Workshop Facilitator

            University of San Francisco School of Education, Human Rights Education: Pedagogy and Praxis course with Dr. Susan Roberta Katz, San Francisco, CA, Guest Lecturer

 

2014

            Teachers 4 Social Justice, The Roots of Resistance: 14th Annual Conference, Workshop on "The World As It Could Be" curriculum on Arts Integration and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, San Francisco, CA, Instructor and Facilitator

 

2013

            Oakland Museum of California, The Tree of Life and Death:  Dias de los Muertos 2013, Oakland, CA, Panel Speaker

 

2012

            OUSD Senior Career Day, Fremont High School, Oakland, CA, Industry Professional Panelist

            MACLA/ Movimiento de Arte y Culture Latino Americana, San Jose, CA, 4th Chicana/o Biennial, Panel Speaker

 

2011

            Galeria de la Raza, San Francisco, CA, Home After Dark:  Artist Talk, Panel Speaker

2010    

            Urban Promise Academy, Oakland, CA, Art Coordinator for Dia De Los Muertos Altar

            East Side Arts Alliance, Our Summer School: Opportunity Festival, Oakland, CA, Panel Speaker

 

2008    

            Mexican American Culture Committee, Austin, TX, Member

 

2006    

            Latinitas, Austin, TX, Volunteer, assisted with art workshops and gallery 

            Latina MAMI, Austin, TX, Volunteer, assisted with art workshops for mothers and children in East Austin, TX

SELECTED HONORS & AWARDS

2019

            Recognized as featured Alumni/Bay Area representative for cover story for Caliber Magazine (UC Berkeley’s semesterly magazine)

2016

            Lideres de la Hispanidad/Los 50 Latinos Mas Importantes (Hispanic Leaders/Top 50 Latinos), TVyNovelas Magazine (USA)

2015

            This is 30, ELLE Magazine
            Peralta Council Scholarship Recipient (by unanimous decision), Alpha Delta Kappa International Honorary Organization for Women Educators

            Berkeley Distinguished Graduate Fellow, University of California, Berkeley Graduate Division

2014

            Latina 30 Under 30 Honoree (Innovator, Artist and Educator), Latina Magazine

            13 Latina Artists Under 35 You Should Know, The Huffington Post

 

2011

            Finalist, Toby Devan Lewis Fellowship Committee

2010    

            Urban Promise Academy, Oakland, CA, Art Coordinator for Dia De Los Muertos Altar

            East Side Arts Alliance, Our Summer School: Opportunity Festival, Oakland, CA, Panel Speaker

 

2008    

            Mexican American Culture Committee, Austin, TX, Member

 

2006    

            Latinitas, Austin, TX, Volunteer, assisted with art workshops and gallery 

            Latina MAMI, Austin, TX, Volunteer, assisted with art workshops for mothers and children in East Austin, TX

CERTIFICATIONS

Clear Multiple Subject Teaching Credential with AB 1059 English Learner Authorization, State of California

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Member, Artist Registry, Alameda County Arts Commission

Member, DMC, Oakland Museum of California

Member, California Teachers Association

Member, Pi Chapter, Iota Class, Kappa Delta Chi, Inc.

Member, National Association of Latino Arts and Culture

Member, National Education Association

Member, San Lorenzo Education Association

Member, Cal Alumni Association (University of California, Berkeley)

Life Member, CCA Alumni Association (California College of the Arts)

Life Member, Texas Exes (The University of Texas at Austin)

© 2019 NATALIA ANCISO
 

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