Professional Service

2017

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Visual Arts Art Works Panel, Washington DC

 

2016

Invited Participant, In Pursuit of the Creative Life: The Future of the Arts and Creativity in America, National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and John F. Kennedy Center, Washington DC, November 18.

 

Original illustration artist, Deborah S. Esquenazi
Productions, LLC, Austin, TX (as part of Puro Chingón Collective)

    
Vice President, RASC/a Art History Graduate Student Association, Dallas, TX


President, Meadows Graduate Student Council, Dallas, TX

 

Founder, Mapache Bear Press

 

Consultant, Skateboard Art Project, Sandria Hu, Department of Art & Design, University of Houston-Clear Lake

 

Selection Panelist,  Austin Art in Public Places, Austin, TX

 

Advisory Board, Nat. Brut, Dallas, TX

 

Co-coordinator, RASC/a Graduate Student Conference, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX

 

Juror, Hecho en Dallas, Latino Cultural Center, Dallas, TX

 

2015

President, Meadows Graduate Student Council, Dallas, TX

 

Author Consultant, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

 

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Visual Arts Art Works Panel, Washington DC

 

Co-Designer (as part of Puro Chingon Collective), Fusebox Festival Official Merchandise, Austin, TX

 

Fusebox THINKEAST Series Event participant (as part of Puro Chingon Collective): Interactive Selena screening, Austin, TX

 

Juror, Hecho en Dallas, Latino Cultural Center, Dallas, TX

 

2014

National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures Advisory Working Group, San Antonio, TX

 

Exhibitions Committee, Guadalupe Cultural Arts, San Antonio, TX

 

“Curators Getaway: Collecting Latin American Art” Houston Fine Art Fair, Houston, TX, September 19

 

Selected Artist (as part of Puro Chingon Collective), Birds Barbershop E. 6th street special edition t-shirt and print, Austin, TX

 

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Visual Arts Art Works Panel, Washington DC

 

Rally Speech Presenter, QueerBomb: LGBTQIA rally and procession, Austin, TX

 

Huevos Rancheros Gala Planning Committee, San Anto Cultural Arts, San Antonio, TX

 

Logo artist, San Antonio International Women's Day March, San Antonio, TX

 

Artist and Layout Co-Designer (as part of Puro Chingon Collective), Pachanga Latino Music Festival , Austin, TX

 

Fusebox Series Event participant (as part of Puro Chingon Collective): ChingoZine 4 and Chingolandia Release Party, Austin, TX

 

2013                   

Creator and Event Co-Coordinator (as part of Puro Chingon Collective), Puro Chingon Social Club (Monthly Interactive Latino Film Screenings), ND Studios, Austin, TX

 

POC Zine Riot Tour Coordinator (Austin, Texas) (as part of Puro Chingon Collective), U.S.A., October 7-8

 

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Visual Arts Art Works Panel, Washington DC, December 4

 

Huevos Rancheros Gala Planning Committee, San Anto Cultural Arts, San Antonio, TX

 

Film Programming Committee and Film Note Writer, Polari Film Festival (LGBTQIA international, national, and regional films), Austin, TX

 

Pachanga Music Festival Artist and Layout Co-Designer (as part of Puro Chingon Collective), Austin, TX

 

Moderator, Artists Talk: Lady Works, Gallista Gallery, San Antonio, TX

March 24

 

Lecture Coordinator, “Masks in the Serie Project: Conversation with Sam Coronado,” October 8

 

2012                           

Guest film curator, Free and Queer Cinema Program, ND Studios, Austin, TX, December 18

 

Hiring Committee, Austin Parks and Recreation, Austin, TX, December 4 2012

 

Event Coordinator, Rhizome Collective’s Rise up Day of the Dead Celebration, Austin, TX, October 30

 

Panelist, “A Nation of Fear: A Panel Discussion,” The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, October 19     

 

Artist Selection Committee, Serie Print Project XX, Artist Residency program, Austin, TX, October 13

 

Nominating and Selection Committee, Austin Visual Arts Awards, Austin, TX                                   

 

Translator, QueerBomb: LGBTQIA rally and procession, Austin, TX

 

Juror, ArtErotica 2012, The Octopus Club: Benefiting AIDS Services in Austin,    April 7

 

Assistant Coordinator, SXSanAnto: a mobile gallery of San Antonio Artists visiting Austin’s SXSW Festival, March 15-17

 

Panel Coordinator, 31K Portraits for Peace Panel, Mexic-Arte Museum,

January 28

 

Selection Committee Member, WEST: West Austin Studio Tour, Austin, TX

 

2011

 

Lecture Coordinator, Death to Dollars Exhibition Lecture Series: “Day of the Dead: Across Time and Space” with Dr. Tomás Ybarra-Frausto, October 8

 

Lecture Coordinator, Sam Coronado: A Retrospective Lecture Series: “Type: Xicano Sam Coronado and the Xicano Trajectory of Graphic Design” with Paul del Bosque, May 7

 

Lecture Coordinator, Sam Coronado: A Retrospective Lecture Series: “In the Line of Fire: Sam Coronado’s Guerillera Series” with Tatiana Reinoza (Ph.D. candidate), May 21

 

2010

Advisory Committee for the VSA Texas State Organization on Arts and Disability                                                                                                                     

Nominating and Selection Committee, Austin Visual Arts Awards, Austin, TX                                   

 

Panelist, “Careers in Museums,” Southwestern University, Georgetown, TX

                                  

Grant Evaluator, Texas Commission for the Arts, Austin, TX                                                               

2009 

Teacher Workshop Coordinator, “The History of the Day of the Dead,” Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin, TX, September 26    

 

2008

Lecture Coordinator, “Transnational Myths: Recontextualizing Cultural Iconographies with Alma Lopez,” PlaticArte Series held at The University of Texas at Austin, March 27

 

Visiting scholar and arts workshop leader, “El Tigre Art Camp with Santa Barraza,” University of Texas A&M at Kingsville, Kingsville, TX, June 22-26        

 

 

Flier for Puro Chingon Social Club Machete interactive screening, ND Studios, 2013

VIP lounge detail view from Pachanga Music Festival, 2013

Artists Talk: Lady Works, Gallista Gallery, 2013

A Nation of Fear: A Panel Discussion, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012

31K Portraits for Peace Panel, Mexic-Arte Museum, 2012

Flier for Transnational Myths: Recontextualizing Cultural Iconographies with Alma Lopez,The University of Texas at Austin,  2008

El Tigre Art Camp with Santa Barraza at the University of Texas A&M at Kingsville, 2008