Resume



STUDIES
2001 Bachelors of Fine Arts in Painting, University of Texas in El Paso
2001 Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design, University of Texas in El Paso

PUBLIC ART PROJECTS
2015  East Rancho Dominguez Park Permanent Public Art Installation. Compton California. Commissioned by The LA County Arts Commission.
2014 “Supporting Structures: A Community Arts Project” Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro CA. Feb-Dec 2014.
2013 “Tailplane Patterns” Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Sky Train 44th street Station Platform. 440 x 40’ Terrazzo floor permanent public art project. Phoenix, AZ
2010 Flowing Overlapping Gesture 2010. Three-dimensional floating painting
Site-specific artwork for Scottsdale Waterfront Canal.
Commissioned by Scottsdale Public Art. Scottsdale, Arizona January 9-22

ARTIST RESIDENCY
Border Art Residency. La Union New Mexico, August 2014- May 2015.
Martin and Lorraine Kaminsky Residency. Miami Florida, October 3- December 22, 2016


SELECTED  PERMANENT COLLECTIONS. 
Central New Mexico University, Albuquerque, NM
New Mexico Art In Public Places, Santa Fe, NM
Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ.
Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
The Heard Museum, Phoenix ,AZ
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, Phoenix AZ.
Rubin Center for the Visual Arts. El Paso, TX
City of El Paso Public Art, El Paso, TX
Chase Bank, Phoenix, AZ

AWARDS 
LA county arts Commission Public art project in Compton, CA.
LA arts commission public art short list 2014-2016. Los Angeles CA.
Erni Cabat Award. Tucson Museum of Art Biennial 2011.Tucson, AZ.
The National Terrazzo and Mosaic Association 2013 Job of the Year for “Tailplane Patterns. Phoenix AZ.

GALLERY REPRESENTATION
Turner Carroll Gallery
725 Canyon Road, Santa Fe, NM 87501 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
2016 My work was selected and featured at ZoneZeroLabs online "Appropriation and Remix" Mexico City, MX. 
2015 City of El Paso Texas 2015-2017 Public Art Pre-Qualified Artist List 2015-2017
2014 Los Angeles County Arts Commission Public Art Pre-Qualified Artist List 2014-2016 
2013 my work got selected and included at the Artist Pension Trust in Los Angeles. APTLA  
2009 Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Fausto Fernandez workshop for VISIONS educational program for high school students. Scottsdale, Az Jan 27
2006 Open Portfolio Review- Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ.
Panelists: Marilu Knode, Lara Taubman, Gregory Sale


COLLECTION OF EXHIBITION MATERIAL
Billie Jane Baguley Library and Archives and The Heard Museum in Phoenix, AZ. Archive #347

AWARDS
LA County Arts Commission East Rancho Dominguez Park Public Art Project
Erni Cabat Award. Tucson Museum of Art Biennial 2011
The National Terrazzo and Mosaic Association 2013 Job of the year for "Tailplane Patterns" Phoenix, AZ. 

SELECTED ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS 
2015 "Border Art Residency Exhibition" Station Offices at SOTOA, El Paso TX. April 30-May15
2013 “Mechanical Methaphors” Alumni Artist Show. Project space at The Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Center for the Visual Arts at the University of Texas in El Paso. April 4th-April 26. 
2010 “The virtue of wisdom” Gebert Contemporary, Nov4-Nov28, Scottsdale, AZ 
2007 Modified Arts Gallery, Nov16-Dec 16, Phoenix, AZ
The Latin American Art Gallery, July 14-Aug 14. Scottsdale, Arizona.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 
2016 X contemporary art fair with {9}gallery (Phoenix, AZ). Nov30-Dec4 Miami, FL
Turner Carroll Gallery. Fausto Fernandez, Jamie Brunson and Robert Townsend. June 21- July 10, Santa Fe NM. 

2015 "Glow: Riffs on Beauty Reigns" Turner Carroll Gallery. June 9-30, Santa Fe, NM
"Here and Now" Las Cruces Museum of Art. May1-July15, Las Cruces, NM.
"Beauty Reigns: A Baroque Sensibility in Recent Painting" Akron Art Museum. January 24-May 3. Akron Ohio 

2014“Beauty Reigns: A Baroque Sensibility in Recent Painting” McNay Art Museum in San Antonio TX. June 11-August 17 
2013“Arizona Biennial 2013” Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ July 19- Sep 29
“Arizona Catalyst” Artist include Wesley Anderegg, Angel Cabrales, Fausto Fernandez and Angela Young. Mesa Contemporary Arts in Arizona. May10-August 11
The Santa Fe Arts Colony. 2013 SFAC Open Studios” May 18- May 19. Los Angeles California
“Circle Logic” Bleicher Gallery May 18th – June 5th. Santa Monica California.
“Art + The Machine” “Art + The Machine” paintings and works on paper from the Tucson Museum of Art’s permanent collection Oct 13,2012 – Jul 14, 2013
the Tucson Museum of Art’s permanent collection Oct 13,2012 – Jul 14, 2013

2012 “True Blue” Sangria Fine Arts. Lake Balboa California. Aug 31
 “Paper!” Phoenix Art Museum, AZ. Steele Gallery May 26-Sept 23

2011The border Project: Soundscapes, Landscapes, and Lifescapes” The university of Arizona Museum of Art. Tucson, AZ. November 17- March 11, 2012
“Arizona Biennial 11” Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ Jun 25- Oct 2
PostPop! Group show at The Ice House in conjunction with The Heard Museum.
Phoenix, AZ June 3-June 30.
Gebert Contemporary On Main Group show featuring: Dirk DeBruyker,Gloria Gaddis, Fausto Fernandez, Betty Merken, John Randall Nelson, Christopher Makos. Scottsdale Arizona May 17
Zombie piƱata: launch of the game. Monterrey Nuevo leon, Mexico
“Xico Inks: The Art of Printmaking” The Tempe Youth Library. Tempe, AZ March 18-July 14

2010“Fusion” Heard Museum, Nov 11. Scottsdale, AZ
“Chaos Theory 11” Legend City Studios. Oct 1. Phoenix, AZ
“I didn’t cross the border, the border crossed me” Lloyd Kiva New Gallery,
Museum for contemporary native arts, a center of the Institute of American Indian Arts. April 16 - May 23, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
The 11th Annual Postcards From the Edge; A Benefit for Visual AIDS. Metro Pictures Gallery, Jan 9. New York, NY

2009 “50/50 Fifty gifts celebrating fifty years” Phoenix Art Museum, Dec 4– Jan 3, Phoenix, AZ
First Annual 10x10 Benefit show, Mesa Contemporary Arts. Oct 10. Mesa, AZ
"Chaos Theory X" Legend City Studios. Oct. 2- Nov 8, 2009 Phoenix, AZ
“Conexiones” Contemporary works by Mexican Artists. Mesa Contemporary Arts at Mesa arts center. Sep 11- Jan 3. Mesa, AZ
“Deck III” Pravus Gallery, Sep 4-Oct 4
“602/480/623: Locals Only” Phoenix Art Museum, July 11- Sep 20. Phoenix, AZ
“Arizona Biennial 09” Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ July 11- Sep 26
“Remix: New Modernities in a Post-Indian World,” spring 09, Art Gallery of Ontario, Canada.
“Fresh Start 2009” Feb 7, 2009Santa Monica, CA.

2008 Tempe Center for the Arts “2008 Biennial: Paper” Sep 6-Jan 10, 2009 Tempe, AZ. 
“Chaos Theory 9” Legend City Studios, Oct 3. Phoenix, AZ
“Remix: New Modernities in a Post-Indian World,” National Museum of the American Indian (Smithsonian Institution), June 7- Sep 21. New York, NY.
 Fausto Fernandez, Chris Miller, Tawni Shuler and Promise Tangeman. Bragg’s Pie Factory, May 2-May 17. Phoenix, Arizona
Phoenix in Milwaukee / Art Exchange, Brooks Barrow gallery, Jan 18-Feb 16. Milwaukee WI.

2007 Solo Show at MODIFIED ARTS, Nov16-Dec 16, Phoenix, AZ
“REMIX: New Modernities in a Post-Indian World,”Heard Museum,October 6-April 27 Phoenix, AZ
“CHAOS THEORY 8” Legend City Studios, October 5-December 6. Phoenix, AZ.
”Arizona Biennial 07’”, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ. May19-August19
“The Latin American Art Gallery, Artist Reception for Fausto Fernandez” July 14-Aug 14. Scottsdale, Arizona.
“The Latin American Art Gallery, Grand Opening” April 21. Scottsdale, Arizona.
”Fausto Fernandez, Hector Ruiz, Glenn Allen, Collin Chillag and Pete Deice” The Chocolate Factory, Phoenix, AZ. March 2-March 31
Fausto Fernandez and Abbey Messmer, Pravus at Anti-Space, Phoenix, AZ. Feb2-Feb 28

2006“CHAOS THEORY 7,” Legend City Studios, Phoenix, AZ.August 6-November 13
“ARCHI-Textures: Works by Fausto Fernandez, Toni Gentilli, Scott Murphy,” Rancho Linda Vista (RLV) Gallery, Oracle, AZ. August 1- 30
“Works by Fausto Fernandez, Hector Ruiz, Glenn Allen, Mykil Zep and Rachel Bess,” The Chocolate Factory, Phoenix, AZ. March 24-26
“Isn’t it Grand,” 3 carpileup, Phoenix, AZ. January 2
“Valentines Day Exhibition,” Ice House, Phoenix, AZ. February “Art Detour Group Show,” Paulina Miller Gallery, Phoenix, AZ. March 5
“Mis.ceg.e.na.tion: A mixture of different races,” The Chocolate Factory, Phoenix, AZ. December 3
“Fausto Fernandez, Luis Gutierrez, Kyllan Maney and Ann Tracy-Lopez,” Paulina Miller Gallery, Phoenix, AZ. February 4

2001“Small Sculpture Exhibition and Competition,” University of Texas in El Paso, TX.
February 15
Juried by: The National Society of Arts and Letters
“Juried Student Exhibition 2001,” Main Gallery, The University of Texas in El Paso, TX. April 12
“Litografia y Pintura por Fausto Fernandez,” Centro Municipal de Las Artes, Cd Juarez, Chihuahua, MEXICO. July 20- August 24

2000“Juried Student Exhibition 2000,” Main Gallery, The University of Texas in El Paso, TX. 
April 6. (Studio Award)
“Revelation Texas,” University of Texas in Houston, TX. May 28-June 4
“Emerging Artist Show,” Bridge Center for Contemporary Art, El Paso, TX. May 30

1999 “Images of Prozac: Paintings by Fausto Fernandez and Sergio Chacon,” The University of Texas in El Paso. March 25- May 12

CATALOG
“Beauty Reigns: A Baroque Sensibility in Recent Painting” McNay Art Museum in San Antonio. Spring 2014.
“Fifty Gifts: celebrating fifty years” Phoenix Art museum.
“Locals Only 602,480,623” Phoenix Art Museum
“REMIX: New Modernities in a Post Indian World”
Smithsonian National Museum of American Indian, and the Heard Museum.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

David Quinn,“ Let’s meet at the BAR, the Border Art Residency” CityBeat Magazine, El Paso Texas Nov 2014
Nita Lelyveld, “Using bridge builders to unite community” Los Angeles Times, Oct 7, 2014
Donna Kublin, “Art of a thoughtful person” ImagesAZ June,2013.
Daniel Rolnik, “Studio Visit with Fausto Fernandez” Argot and Ochre. June 11, 2012.
Staff, “Crossing lines” Rincon del Arte, Latino Perspectives Feb 2011, p19
Andrews, Scott, “ Fausto Fernandez at Gebert Contemporary”, Java Magazine Nov 2010, p16
Lawton, Claire, “Jackalope Ranch: 100 creatives,100: Fausto Fernandez.” Phoenix New Times May 2010
Liversedge, Rosemary, “Art Lesson” Interview, 944 Magazine, Oct 2009, p36.
Trulsson, Nora Burba, “Desert Mirage” Artist Mention, Western Interiors, Dec/Jan 2009,p88-94.
Mesch, Claudia, “Thinking the “Post Indian”, Journal of Surrealism and The Americas, 2008,p157-161
Pendana, Sharon, “Remix” at the National Museum of the American Indian 9/21” September 9, 2008
Johnson, ken, “Beyond Stereotypes:21 Century Indian Artist” The New York Times June 20,2008
Ching, Albert, “Remix moving to the big Apple”, April 20 2008
University of Texas at El Paso “UTEP Alumnotes 2000’s” NOVA Quarterly, Spring 2008
Cushman, Jennifer, “2008 Emerging Artist” Phoenix Home and Garden, March 2008 pg 145
Schumacher, Mary Louise, “Art City” Journal Sentinel Milwaukee, February 14,2008
Rassas, Jourdan, “Phoenix files arts, artist of the month” Phoenix Magazine, December 2007
Andrews, Scott, “ Fausto Fernandez at The Latin American Art Gallery”, Java Magazine July/August 2007
Regan, Margaret, “Reflections and Glimpses” Tucson Weekly, May 31 2007­­­
Poelvoorde, Patrick, “Decked Out”,944 Magazine, June 2006.
TELEVISION
Krzyztek Productions, Flowing overlapping gesture promo, Arizona Dec 2010
Horizonte's Sounds of Cultura segment “Phantom Sightings”, Arizona PBS, august 27, 2009
Telemundo Arizona, “Arizona al Dia”, January 13, 2008