Monica Diaz
09/10/1990
San Diego, CA

EDUCATION
University of California, San Diego - Extension | January - February 2013 | San Diego, CA                           
2-D Animation and Grant Writing                                                                                      
University of California, San Diego | September 2008 - June  2012 | La Jolla, CA
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Visual Art (Studio Art)
Bonita Art School | August 2000 - October  2002 | Bonita, CA
Fine arts training in acrylics, oils, and sketching                                               

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
Second Chance Beer Company, Artist Residency | April - June 2018 |San Diego, CA
Punk is Dead | 2018 | Chula Vista, CA
TLC | 2018 | San Diego, CA
30 Block - North Park at Night | 2014 | San Diego, CA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
Coffee Cup Art Show | 2019 | San Diego, CA
Loteria Art Show | 2019 | San Diego, CA
Chucas y Cholas | 2018 | San Diego, CA
I Love the 80's | 2017 | San Diego, CA
Legendary Latinas Art Show | 2016 | San Diego, CA
Enero Zapatista Closing Event | 2015 | San Diego, CA
90's Throwback | 2014 | San Diego, CA
AXIS - RAW Showcase | 2014 | San Diego, CA
Art in the Park, Monthly Live Art Show | May - October 2014 | San Diego, CA
North Coast Repertory Theater Exhibition | 2012 | San Diego, CA
UCSD Undergraduate Art Show | 2012 | La Jolla, CA
PUBLIC ART / COMMISSIONS
Second Chance Beer Company | December 2018 - January 2019 | San Diego, CA
Large scale indoor mural                                   
Bar Maguanas | September - November 2015 | Tijuana, MX
Small scale indoor murals

COLLECTIONS
Salud, Public  | 2018 | San Diego, CA
One Bunk Tijuana, Public  | 2016 | Tijuana, MX
One Hyde Park, Private  | 2015 | London, UK

EXPERIENCE
Gallery Assistant - Art San Diego | November 2014 and 2015 | San Diego, CA                      
Assisted with the setup and breakdown of exhibiting galleries, including: art handling and hanging, booth setup and artwork packaging
Art and ESL Instructor - CIEE Volunteer Abroad: El Varal | July 2014 | El Varal, Guanajuato, MX                 
Designed and facilitated an 8-day drawing workshop for the local elementary school, along with coordinating a final exhibition show of all student artwork for parents and community

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