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Oscar Magallanes
Born in Duarte, California

Education

2021, Master of Fine Arts in Art, University of California, San Diego, California
2017, Bachelor of Arts in Art, University of California, Los Angeles, California

Academic Positions

University of California, San Diego, California
Associate Instructor, Environmental Studies, Muir College 2021
Art in the Environment
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Officer, Visual Arts Department, 2020-2021
Teaching Assistant, Visual Arts Department, 2018-2020
Design Communication, Introduction to Digital Photography, Introduction to Art-Making: 3-D Practices

Artist Residencies

2019, SA Street Art Project, San Antonio, Texas
2013, Serie Project, Austin, Texas

Board Membership

2010-2018 Founding Member, Young Professionals Board, Inner-City Arts, Los Angeles, California
2009-2012 Board Member, Self Help Graphics and Art, Los Angeles, California
2006-2009 Board Member, Ryman Arts, Los Angeles, California

Curatorial Projects

Chaz: A Conversation on West Coast Handstyles, Co-Curator, UCSD Structural Materials & Engineering Gallery, California. PHD Symposium, University of California San Diego, February 2020
Barrio Logos: Displacement and Vanishing Iconography, Curator, Residency, Inglewood, California
Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, The Getty, September 2017
Descendants and Dissonance: Cultural Iconography in Contemporary L.A., Salt Fine Art, Laguna Beach, California, Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, The Getty, September 2017
LA/SA, Gravelmouth, San Antonio, Texas, 2013 and 2016
Evolution Revolution, 2008, Shoot ‘N’ Burn LA, 2008, Dia de los Muertos, 2009
Galeria Rustica, Curator, Pomona, CA 2008-2009

Awarded Public Art Commissions

Lenticular Americana, Century City Metro Station, Los Angeles, CA 2021-2029
Cantos y Fronteras, Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin, TX, 20169
GEl Movimiento, Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture, Los Angeles, CA 2012

Public Art Commissions Finalist

Harbor-UCLA Medical Public Art Alternate

3B Collective

Exhibitions
Highways & Byways, Residency, Inglewood, California, 2021
By Way Of, Best Practice, San Diego, California, 2021

Public Art Projects

Current Current:
University of California San Diego Public Artwork (Planned completion Sept., 2022)
Hilda Solis Care First Village, Los Angeles CA, (Planned completion Nov., 2022)

Completed:
Los Antepasados, Mythical Westcoast Headquarters, Los Ageles, California, 2022
Lost In Translation, San Diego City College, San Diego, California, 2022
Patriotism in Conflict: Fighting for Country and Comunidad, La Plaza De Cultura Y Arte, Los Angeles, California, 2021
Salt of the Earth, California State University Stanislaus, California, 2021
Chicano Moratorium 50th Anniversary, Whittier Boulevard, Whittier, California, 2020
Black Lives Matter, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, 2020
Black Lives Matter, University of California, San Diego, California, 2020
Venice, UCLA Venice Dental Clinic, Venice, California, 2019
Tejas, San Antonio Street Art Initiative, San Antonio, Texas, 2019
50 Years of Resistance, UCLA, Westwood, California, 2018
El Valor, El Museo Infantil, Oaxaca, Mexico, 2017, Funded by Yale University School of Art

Finalist:
Third & Dangler Affordable Housing Public Art Work, Los Angeles, California, 2021
Mathews Street Park, Los Angeles, California, 2022

Selected Collaborative & Commissioned Projects:
Poem, Karl Holmqvist Mural, LAXART, Los Angeles, California 2020
Ser todo Es ser Parte, L.A.C.E., Los Angeles, California, 2020
Relax into the Invisible, Barbara S. Solomon, LAXART, Los Angeles, California, 2019
Emory Douglas Bold Visual Language, L.A.C.E., Los Angeles, California, 2018
Untitled (It), Barbara Kruger, LAXART, Los Angeles, California, 2018
El Teatro Campesino(1965-1975), L.A.C.E., Los Angeles, California, 2017
Eduardo Sarabia: Drifting on a Dream, Mural and installation, The Mistake Room, Los Angeles, California, 2017

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2021 Criminalized Aesthetics, UCSD, La Jolla, California
2019 Ethnosuicide and Epistemologies of Ignorance, UCSD, La Jolla, CA
2016 A New American Portrait, Uri-Eichen, Chicago, Illinois
El Maleficio, Salt Fine Art, Laguna Beach, California
2014 A Movement in Two Parts, Arté Americas, Fresno, California
2012 Papel Y Madera, Crewest, Los Angeles, California

Selected Group Exhibitions

2022
Cheech Collects Community Exhibition, The Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art & Culture, Riverside California

2021
Patriotism in Conflict: Fighting for Country and Comunidad, La Plaza De Cultura Y Arte, Los Angeles, California

2020
Arte de las Almas, The California Museum, Sacramento, California

2019
Arte Para La Gente, Chimmaya Gallery, East Los Angeles, California
Black Brown and Beige, Self Help Graphics and Art, Los Angeles, California
30 Visions, Inner-City Arts, Los Angeles, California
Arte de las Almas, The California Museum, Sacramento, California
La Bulla, Plaza de la Raza, Los Angeles, California
WeRise, Los Angeles, California

2018
Sanctuary: Design for Belonging, Center for Architecture & Design, Seattle Washington
¡Ya Basta!, La Plaza de Cultura y Arte Museum, Los Angeles, California
Sanctuary, dA Center for the Arts, Pomona, California
Contemporary Codex, Sol Collective, Sacramento, California

2017
Descendants and Dissonance: Cultural Iconography in Contemporary L.A., Salt Fine Art, Laguna Beach, California
Arte y Almas, The California Museum, Sacramento, California
Sculptures by Six, Maloof Foundation for Arts and Crafts, Rancho Cucamonga, California
Reconstitution, LAXART, Los Angeles, California
Cuerpos, Voces Gallery, Los Angeles, California

2016
Poderosas Para Siempre, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, California
43: From Ayotzinapa to Ferguson, Self Help Graphics, East Los Angeles, California
Sculpture in the Garden, Maloof Foundation for Arts and Crafts, Rancho Cucamonga, California
Model Migration, Residency, Inglewood, California
2016-Continued
Border Crossings, La Salle University Art Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Estampas de la Raza, National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago, Illinois
Juried Exhibition, Curator Rita Gonzalez, New Wight Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, California
Graphicanos, Las Cruces Museum of Art, Las Cruces, New Mexico

2015
La Muerte Niña, National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago, Illinois
Back to School, Salt Fine Art Gallery, Laguna Beach, California
Rodin to Warhol, McNay Museum, San Antonio, Texas
Graphicanos, Krasl Art Center, St. Joseph, Michigan
Estampas de la Raza, Vincent Price Museum, Los Angeles, California
The Nature of Sculpture, Los Angeles County Arboretum, Arcadia, California

2014
El Velorio, La Plaza de la Raza, Los Angeles, California
Crossing Borders, California State University Dominguez Hills, Carson, California
20 Years, Serie Project, Dougherty Arts Center, Austin, Texas
Rito y Recuerdo, National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago, Illinois
El Nuevo Templo De Huitzilopochtli, CEART Museum, Mexicali, Mexico
Estampas de la Raza, The North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, North Carolina

2013
Graphicanos, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, Texas
Print Provocateur, Gravelmouth, San Antonio, Texas
Estampas de la Raza, The Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, Albuquerque, New Mexico
The Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery Biennial, Los Angeles, California
Serie XX, Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin, Texas
New Works, Ave. 50 Gallery, Los Angeles, California

2012
Creación Artistica, Norco College, Norco, California
Estampas de la Raza, McNay Museum, San Antonio, Texas
Sculpture in the Garden, Maloof Foundation Discovery Garden, Alta Loma, California
Play Me, I’m Yours, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, North Hollywood, California
Hands-On Healing, SEIU/ULTCW Headquarters, Los Angeles, Californi

2011
Heuristic LA, La Vida Loca, Los Angeles, California
Crossing The Invisible Line: The Art of Immigration, Sonoma State University, California
An Affair for the Arts, Ryman Arts Foundation, Bel Air, California
Revolutionaries, Pedersen Projects, Pomona, California
Ripe, Crewest Gallery, Los Angeles, California

2010
Dreams Deferred, Chinese American Museum, Los Angeles, California
Viajes de los Muertos, Arizona Historical Society Museum, Tempe, Arizona
Nacio en Aztlan, DA Center for the Arts, Pomona, California
Faces of Skid Row, Crewest, Los Angeles, California
Zapatista, Center Cultural de la Raza, San Diego, California

Collections

Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, California
National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago, Illinois
La Salle University: Art Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, Texas
McNay Museum, San Antonio, Texas
Special Collections, University Archives at Bucknell University

Fellowships and Grants

2021 Russell Grant, University of California San Diego
2020 Friends of the International Center Fellowship Award, University of California San Diego Global Education
2020 Institute for Arts and Humanities Graduate Summer Fellowship, IAH University of California San Diego
2014 Andrew W. Mellon Curatorial Fellowship Academy, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California

Panelist and Guest Speaker

UCLA Art Summer Institute, Los Angeles, California, 2022
Plaza en Casa. La Plaza De Cultura Y Arte, Los Angeles, California, 2022
The California Museum, Sacramento, California, 2020
Páramo Galeria, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, 2019
Escuela Superior de Arquitectura, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, 2019
Legacy of the Chicano Movement: A Discussion with Emerging Los Angeles Artist
Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, California 2017
Untamed: Cultivating Collaboration in Arts, Activism and Scholarship Symposium
UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center, University of California, Los Angeles, Westwood, California, 2017
Mexican-American Arts in American Culture, East Los Angeles College, California 2012

Awards

2019 Clio Entertainment Silver Award for ‘Mayans M.C. – Key Art 1’ for FX Networks
2014 Best UCLA Newsmagazine Visual, The UCLA Communications Board
2013 Certificate of Appreciation, California State Assembly
2009 Certificate of Appreciation, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors
2008 Certificate of Appreciation, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors
2007 Certificate of Appreciation, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Los Angeles City Council

Workshops, Classes, and Community Volunteer Work

Highland Park Youth Council, Mentor, Hathaway-Sycamore, 2016
Art Instructor Assistant, Inner-City Arts, 2012-2013
Silkscreen Classes, Inner-City Arts, 2013-2014
Stencil Workshop, Inner-City Arts, 2013
Stencil & Silkscreen Printing Workshop, SEIU, Los Angeles, California, 2012
Stencil Workshop, LA Vs War, Los Angeles, California, 2008

Delegations

2011 Delegate, Culture/Strike, Tucson, Arizona, Phoenix, Arizona and Nogales, Mexico
2005-2006 Delegate, Zapatista’s Autonomous Communities, Lacandon Jungle, Chiapas, Mexico

Design Positions

Community Programs Office, Art Director, UCLA, 2014-2017
CHICAN@ Art Magazine, Co-founder and Art Director, 2006-2007

Publications and Media

Los Angeles Times Image issue 7, “Survival,” a collective vision for the L.A. of our dreams.Dec., 1, 2021
UCLA Newsroom Feature, UCLA alumnus Oscar Magallanes honors his Chicano heritage in his art, Oct, 13th, 2021
Multiple Marginality and Gangs: Through a Prism Darkly, Book Cover Art, June 15, 2020
LA artists commemorate 50th anniversary of Chicano Moratorium with mural in East LA, KABC August 31, 2020
Mis Ángeles: ‘Ruben Salazar ¡Presente!’, KPCC, August 28, 2020
UCLA Magazine Cover Design, January 2019
Mayans MC, Season One, Key Art for national and international media campaign, 2018
Artist Oscar Magallanes brings the Getty to Inglewood, Article Huffington Post, October 5, 2017
La Gente Newsmagazine, Cover Art, University of California, Los Angeles, California
• Spring 2017, Volume 46, Issue 1
• Fall 2014, Volume 44, Issue 1
• Spring 2014, Volume 44, Issue 3
• Winter 2014, Volume 44, Issue 2
• Fall 2013, Volume 44, Issue 1
UCLA Magazine, 50 Years of Resistance Mural
Artist Feature, UCLA School of Arts and Architecture, Centennial Campaign, December 16, 2015
Exhibit makes San Antonio, Los Angeles art connection, The San Antonio Express Newspaper, January 24, 2013
UNTITLED, Interview, North Carolina Art Museum, July 17, 2014
Artist Oscar Magallanges’ rough upbringing inspired his career as an artist, Fusion TV, September 23, 2014
Artist Interview, 88.1 KFCF, June 20, 2014
Estampas de la Raza Catalog, McNay Museum, University of Texas Press, 2012