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Avenue 50 Studio & Metabolic Studios 2017

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Avenue 50 Studio & Metabolic Studios 2017

Animating the Archives: The Woman’s Building Avenue 50 Studio & Metabolic Studios Highland Park, CA May 13-June 3, 2017 Animating the Archives: The Woman’s Building is a Metabolic Studio Special Project in archiving. Fifteen emerging Southern California women artists have created new works about the legacy of the Woman’s Building and the feminist art movement. Artists included: Johana Breiding, CamLab (Anna Mayer and Jemima Wyman), Teresa Flores, Racquel Gutiérrez, Hackers of Resistance, Onya Hogan-Finlay (in...

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“We Are Los Angeles” 2016

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“We Are Los Angeles” 2016

California Community Foundation’s Centennial Anniversary “We Are Los Angeles” Temporary Public Art Project Grand Park, Downtown Los Angeles Opening Event: November 12, 2016   Vallejo has been selected as a featured artist for “We Are Los Angeles” — a temporary public art project celebrating the California Community Foundation’s (CCF) Centennial anniversary this year. We Are Los Angeles, which will feature a series of 30 works, is scheduled to premiere on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at Grand Park in Downtown Los Angeles, and...

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Denise Bibro Fine Art, New York, 2015

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Denise Bibro Fine Art, New York, 2015

Appropriations Denise Bibro Fine Art Gallery New York, NY October 8-November 4, 2015 Appropriations is a highlight exhibition of re-purposed media featuring work by artists Linda Vallejo, Carlos Estevez, and Tyrome Tripoli. Adopted and recycled imagery re-contextualize human-made visual culture. With readymade and found-object iconography, Appropriations spotlights a cohesive sampling of re-work distinct to each represented artist. WideWalls review Press ReleaseDenise Bibro Fine Art WebsiteBack to...

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Self Help Graphics and Art 2016

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Self Help Graphics and Art 2016

ONE: Mind, Body, Spirit Mujeres de Maiz group exhibition Self Help Graphics and Art Los Angeles, CA March 6 – March 26 An annual multi-genre art exhibit featuring women of color artists. The venue, typically a gallery or community center, varies each year. A call for submissions is distributed with a theme focused on women’s issues. Past themes include: “Seeds of Resistance,” “Ofrendas (Offerings) of the Flesh,” “Madre, Mother,” “Soldadera de Amor (Soldier of Love)” “Rites of Passage,” and “Identity Blinging.” The opening reception...

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Muzeo Museum and Cultural Center PST LA/LA 2017

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Muzeo Museum and Cultural Center PST LA/LA 2017

Deconstructing Liberty: A Destiny Manifested 8 Countries – 14 Artists from Latin America curated by Marisa Caichiolo Muzeo Museum and Cultural Center August 5 – October 15, 2017 Anaheim, CA Deconstructing Liberty: a Destiny Manifested will bring into dialogue new and recent work by contemporary artists living and working across Latin America, including artists from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, and Venezuela. These artists question ideas traditionally associated with American liberty–such as patriotism,...

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Salt Fine Art 2017

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Salt Fine Art 2017

Radical Home Salt Fine Art Laguna Beach, CA January 5 – February 28, 2017 Opening receptions: Thursday, January 5 from 6 – 9 pm | February 2 from 6 – 9 pm FROM SALT FINE ART: Powerful voices can exist within the most intimate settings. The work of Radical Home will shock and delight with provocative visuals from a select group of risk-taking artists. Questions built out of steak knives and flowers, a dining room table made from bullet holes. The base physics of this unique exhibition will be its greatest secret revealed. Also featured will be...

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Texas A&M Reynolds Gallery 2016

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Texas A&M Reynolds Gallery 2016

  Linda Vallejo: Selections from the Make ‘Em All Mexican, The Brown Dot Project, and The Brown Oscars Texas A&M Reynolds Gallery Exhibition Dates: September 14 – October 29 Over 40 works from the Make ‘Em All Mexican and The Brown Dot Project will be featured in a solo exhibition at Texas A & M Reynolds Gallery curated by Mary Compton, the Visual Arts Committee students, and the College of Architecture and Department of Visualization faculty. The Memorial Student Center Visual Arts Committee is proud to be present Linda Vallejo:...

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Carnegie Art Museum 2016

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Carnegie Art Museum 2016

Remembrance Past & Future: Cycles of Cherished Memories Carnegie Art Museum Oxnard, CA Sept 10 – November 20 Fiesta Noche de los Muertos reception and fundraising gala will be held on Saturday, October 8 from 6-9pm.   For more information and to purchase tickets please visit: Carnegie Art Museum   Artists included: Carmen Abelliera, Linda Arreola, Jesus Cruz Jr., Cici Segura Gonzalez, Daniel Gonzalez, Yolanda Gonzalez, Huicho!, Jonas Lara, Steve Leal, Jose Lozano, Rafael Perea de la Cabada, Avery Perez, Ramon Ramirez,...

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Avenue 50 Studio 2016

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Avenue 50 Studio 2016

This Used to be Mexico: A visual response to the turbulent and inflammatory discourse surrounding the 2016 Presidential Elections Avenue 50 Studio Opening Night Reception: Sept. 10, 2016 from 7-10 pm Through Oct. 1, 2016   Artists included: Lalo Alcaraz, Art Carillo, Daniel Gonzalez, Ricardo Duffy, Jose Lozano, Linda Vallejo, Mark Vallen, Jose Antonio Aguirre, Margaret Alarcon, Manuel Alaniz Aguilar, Eric Almanza, Chris Velasco, Laura Aguilar, Ofelia Esparza & Rosanna Ahrens, Starr Montana   With poetry by: Jessica...

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Art Miami at the Aqua House

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Art Miami at the Aqua House

  L.A. Women Group Exhibit Aqua 14: Art Miami at the Aqua House Art Basel December 3-7   Artists included: Carol Sears, Lavialle Campbell, Barbara Kaleta, Leslie Lanxinger, Cynthia Minet, Leigh Salgado, Alyson Souza, Linda Vallejo, Karen Finley, Amy Kaps, Michael McCall, Clayton Campbell, Casey Kauffmann, Daniel Leighton, Richard Newton, Jim Payne, Tim Quinn   Linda Vallejo Paints a New Color Scheme review by Tulsa Kinney, Artillery Mag   Coagula Curatorial Announcement Back to...

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Chicano Art: Resistance and Affirmation (CARA) 1990-1993

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Chicano Art: Resistance and Affirmation (CARA) 1990-1993

Chicano Art: Resistance and Affirmation (CARA) Traveling exhibition 1990-1993 Museums: Bronx Museum of the Arts New York, The San Antonio Museum of Art, El Paso Museum of Art, Mexico City Modern Art Museum, Denver Art Museum, Albuquerque Museum of Art, San Francisco Museum of Modem Art, Fresno Art Museum, Tucson Museum of Art, National Museum of American Art, Wright Art Gallery at UCLA, Museo de America, Spain   Museums and Communities: The Politics of Public Culture Compañeros and Partners: The CARA Project by Alicia M. González and...

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Hole in the Wall Gallery 1993

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Hole in the Wall Gallery 1993

Bury Racism Hole in the Wall Gallery West Hollywood, CA September 30   Artists included: Gina Acuña, Tina Allen, Melanie Alvarez, Claude Bal, Botello/Heally, Bernard Hayes, Emile Keff, Richard Littlefield, Isabel Martine, George Parker, Terry Sandoval, Linda Vallejo, Derrick Viveretta, Pam Williams.   Back to...

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Museo Eduardo Carillo 2016

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Museo Eduardo Carillo 2016

Hablamos Juntos: Together we Speak Museo Eduardo Carrillo and Pajaro Valley Arts Young Writers Program, CA for students at Renaissance High School, Santa Cruz CA 3-D Interactive Exhibition This forward thinking education, exhibition, and publication project is a collaboration between Museo Eduardo Carrillo, Pajaro Valley Arts and the Young Writers Program. The exhibition highlights artwork by contemporary Latin@ artists adding a unique dimension when continuing high school students study the art and work with mentors to write personal...

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Casa 101 2016

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Casa 101 2016

A Prayer for Juarez at Casa 101 Los Angeles, CA March 6 – 27   Artist Statement Mexican movies and movie posters often depict the salacious, wonton woman being seduced, or sexually used and abused by the dashing, dominant male.  The man watches intently as the woman displays her body, inviting him to pleasure.  But the Women of Juarez are not movie stars and they did not invite “men to pleasure.”  They are young working women that were taken hostage, raped, and killed for perverse and angry pleasure. Is it possible that media has a...

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Mujeres de Maiz 2016

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Mujeres de Maiz 2016

ONE: Mind, Body, Spirit Mujeres de Maiz group exhibition Self Help Graphics and Art Los Angeles, CA March 6 – March 26   An annual multi-genre art exhibit featuring women of color artists. The venue, typically a gallery or community center, varies each year. A call for submissions is distributed with a theme focused on women’s issues. Past themes include: “Seeds of Resistance,” “Ofrendas (Offerings) of the Flesh,” “Madre, Mother,” “Soldadera de Amor (Soldier of Love)” “Rites of Passage,” and “Identity Blinging.” The opening...

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El Museo Del Barrio 2015

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El Museo Del Barrio 2015

Cut N’ Mix: Contemporary Collage El Museo Del Barrio New York, NY July 22-October 17, 2015     CUT N’ MIX explores the work of artists experimenting with collage techniques in ways that expand the gestures of cut paper and mixing various mediums together, often in unexpected ways. The exhibitions explores the concept of mixing music as a metaphor for collage and related artistic processes. The idea of making a remix, a kind of sound collage in which part of a song is repeated or used in a new way becomes a metaphor for...

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LA Art Show 2016

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LA Art Show 2016

LA Art Show Los Angeles Convention Center 1201 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90015 Opening reception: Wednesday, January 27 Exhibition dates: Thursday, January 28 – Sunday, January 31   Make ‘Em All Mexican (MEAM) and The Brown Dot Project was featured at the LA ART SHOW 2016 January 27-31 with Bert Green Fine Art (Chicago, Ill) and with bG Gallery (Santa Monica, CA)   LA Art Show website   The LA Art Show, the 200,000 square foot art fair that welcomed more than 50,000 art enthusiasts to the Los Angeles Convention...

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Bert Green Fine Art Chicago 2015

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Bert Green Fine Art Chicago 2015

Make ‘Em All Mexican and The Brown Dot Project Bert Green Fine Art 8 S Michigan Ave #1220, Chicago, IL July 11 – August 22, 2015 Linda Vallejo‘s “Make ‘Em All Mexican” project is a provocative and playful approach to ethnic identity and assumptions of hierarchy in the art world. Vallejo reinterprets images and objects from art history, popular culture, and kitsch decor, by re-coloring the faces and skin of the subjects to a darker hue, more suited to the average skin tone of the Mexican people. The result...

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Salt Fine Art 2015

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Salt Fine Art 2015

The Brown Dot Project: Hollywood 42.2, 2015 Ink, vellum   Linda Vallejo’s BROWN DOT PROJECT examines issues of cultural divide and immigration. Each dot that occupies a tiny square of the graph paper is representative of a percentage in the whole of the Latino population in various cities in Los Angeles County— 13.44% for Santa Monica, 96.7% for East LA. The delicate marks which comprise the exquisite patterns reference statistical data, tapestry, and mapping.  The project is part of a larger series entitled MAKE ‘EM ALL MEXICAN, an...

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Walter Maciel Gallery 2015

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Walter Maciel Gallery 2015

Suggestive Role Play Walter Maciel Gallery featuring Carolyn Castaño, Monica Lundy, Linda Vallejo and Jenifer Yeuroukis 18 April – 23 May 2015     The works in the exhibition convey notions of imitation, mockery, fantasy and identity within the context of art history, media, societal pressures and feminist issues.  “Linda Vallejo explores identity but she pokes fun at the art world and its absence of Latina culture. A perceptive visual artist, Vallejo began to notice a growing trend of kitschy materials ranging from mass produced...

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Movimiento de Arte y Cultural Latino Americano (MACLA) 2015

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Movimiento de Arte y Cultural Latino Americano (MACLA) 2015

5th Chicana/o Biennial curated by Joey Reyes Exhibition Dates: December 5, 2014 – March 15, 2015 Featured artists include Juana Alicia Araiza, Carmen Argote, Jesus Barraza, Melanie Cervantes, Adriana Garcia, Wayne Healy, Ester Hernandez, Judithe Hernandez, Miguel ‘Bounce’ Perez, Tony de los Reyes, Celia Herrera Rodriguez, Sonia Romero, Alex Rubio, Ana Serrano, Shizu Saidamando, Patssi Valdez, and Linda Vallejo. Gallery Hours Wednesday & Thursday, 12:00 – 7:00 pm Friday & Saturday, 12:00 – 5:00 pm Additional hours by...

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UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center (CSRC) 2015

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UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center (CSRC) 2015

Make ’Em All Mexican: Works by Linda Vallejo Exhibition Dates: January 12 – March 20 Event Location: UCLA CSRC Library – 144 Haines Hall Make ’Em All Mexican: Works by Linda Vallejo at the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center features selections from the Los Angeles-based artist’s acclaimed Make ’Em All Mexican series, plus excerpts from critical essays, publications that feature the series, and objects from a portfolio by Vallejo in the CSRC’s special collections. The Make ’Em All Mexican series uses humor and irony to question...

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Cabrillo College Gallery 2015

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Cabrillo College Gallery 2015

  Aqui Estamos / We are Here: California Chican@ Art Exhibition Dates: January 26 – February 27, 2015 Reception: Saturday, February 7 from 5:30-7:00 pm Lecture and Film Screening of Eduardo Carrillo: A Life of Engagelemtn –  Wednesday, February 11 at 7:00 pm– VAPA, Room 1001 (lower campus) This diverse selection of California Chican@ artists ranges from realistic imagery to abstract work. Techniques include drawing, painting, cut paper, photography, sculpture and wood block printing. Some of the artists confront political issues of...

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Lancaster Museum of Art and History 2014

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Lancaster Museum of Art and History 2014

Make ‘Em All Mexican solo exhibition Lancaster Museum of Art and History September 13 – November 9, 2014 Make ‘Em All Mexican Los Angeles-based artist Linda Vallejo consolidates multiple international influences gained from a life of study and travel throughout Europe, the United States and Mexico to create paintings, sculptures and installations that investigate contemporary cultural, political, spiritual and environmental issues. Critically acclaimed as breakthrough work, Vallejo’s Make ‘Em All Mexican re-contextualizes familiar...

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El Centro Cultural Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico 2014

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El Centro Cultural Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico 2014

El Gran Mexico: Shared Border Spaces a collaborative print project El Centro Cultural Tijuana Baja California, Mexico Full color catalog published and produced in 2015 University of Notre Dame Center of Art & Culture in partnership with CONACULTA, El Colegio de la Frontera Norte, and El Centro Cultural Tijuana and produced by Amelia Malagamba (University of Texas at San Antonio), Gilberto Cárdenas (University of Notre Dame), and Malaquias Montoya launches a new border art initiative, Exposición del Taller Fronterizo Border Workshop...

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National Museum of Mexican Art 2014

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National Museum of Mexican Art 2014

Galería Sin Fronteras National Museum of Mexican Art Curated by Cesáreo Moreno January 16-August 17, 2014   Artists included: Alfredo Arreguin, Santa C. Barraza, Marietta Bernstorff, Cristina Cardenas, Barbara Carrasco,Enrique Chagoya, Sam Coronado (1946-2013), Carlos Cortéz (1923-2005), Claudio Dicochea, Juan de Dios Mora, Ruben Esparza, Ana Teresa Fernandez, Carlos Frésquez, Ana Fuentes, Esperanza Gama, Diana Gamboa, Camille Rose Garcia, Rupert Garcia, José González, Quintin Gonzalez, Gronk, Ester Hernandez, Luis Jimenez Jr....

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Los Angeles City Cultural Affairs COLA Fellowship and Exhibition 2014

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Los Angeles City Cultural Affairs COLA Fellowship and Exhibition 2014

COLA Individual Artist Fellowship and Exhibition Los Angeles Municipal Gallery at Barnsdall Art Park George Lawson, George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco, California In her ongoing series, Make ‘Em All Mexican (MEAM), Los Angeles-based artist Linda Vallejo deploys a simple visual strategy (painting things brown) in the service of an anything-but-simple feat of social engineering: calling to historical task an entire category of cultural presumption. Her art is political and activist, but without the subordination of aesthetic to rhetoric that...

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Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center 2014

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Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center 2014

Make ‘Em All Mexican,  solo exhibition Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center Abrazo Interno Gallery, New York, NY Make ‘Em All Mexican Make ‘Em All Mexican by George Lawson George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco In her ongoing series, Make ‘Em All Mexican (MEAM), Los Angeles-based artist Linda Vallejo deploys a simple visual strategy (painting things brown) in the service of an anything-but-simple feat of social engineering: calling to historical task an entire category of cultural presumption. Her art is political and activist, but without...

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Social and Public Art Resource Center (SPARC) 2014

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Social and Public Art Resource Center (SPARC) 2014

  Loss, Memory and Recovery The Durón Gallery at Social and Public Art Resource Center (SPARC) Los Angeles, CA March 1 – April 11, 2014 Dwora Fried’s mixed media boxes capture people, places and emotions under glass–literally. Composed in identical wooden boxes with glass fronts, the peaces ask unsettling questions about identity, beliefs and memory. They recreate imaginary scenes of displacement, isolation and entrapment. Linda Vallejo’s new work carries a strong electric charge–to some they are hyperpolitical, for others they are...

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New Mexico State University 2013

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New Mexico State University 2013

Make ‘Em All Mexican New Mexico State University Art Gallery Las Cruzes, New Mexico Gordon Fuglie, Central California Museum of Art Curator “Amidst the roiling national debate about American identity, veteran California Latina artist Linda Vallejo creates a realm in which US popular culture is overlain with a Mexican-American sensibility. Gleefully raiding the world of classic commercial images of middle class WASP life, Vallejo gives common American icons a new ‘sabor’ or flavor. The result is the satirical series: Make ‘Em All...

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