Exhibit History


Sanchez Contemporary, Oakland CA.

June - July, DOCE 12x12Silent Auction, Group show and curator

July - August, Pasion de Frida, Group show and curator

Sept - Oct 1, Damas y Diosas, curator

Oct 15 - Nov, Altares de Amor, Group show and curator

Nov 3 - Dec 25, All about the ARTS, curator


Ongoing @ Catholic Charities, Eastside Neighborhood Center, 2150 Alum Rock Avenue, San José, CA 95116, 408.251.0215, http://www.catholiccharitiesscc.org/services/services_olderadult.htm


ONLINE, Woman's Caucus for Art (WCA) and the Latina Art Initiative online exhibition April 15 to October 16, 2015. Theme of show is Time: Present, Past, and Future. http://www.nationalwca.org

SAN FRANCISCO, CA. EN PLENA FLOR/IN FULL BLOOM, March 3 - Ap[ril 28th at Puerto Alegre, 546 Valencia St. Curated all women group show of 20 artists. To view artwork and artist information visit. https://enplenaflor.wordpress.com/

SAN FRANCISCO, CA. BORDER KIDS PROJECT, CORAZONES DE ESPERANZA Benefit Art Exhibit, January 6 - Feb 6th,  at Puerto Alegre, 546 Valencia Street, all proceeds from sales of the art will benefit SOMOS UN PUEBLO UNIDOS-ARTESIA. Curated by Bird Levy, group show.


SAN FRANCISCO, CA Antologia Vinoteca, in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. Artwork will be on display from August 24th - October 31st, 2014. (solo show)

OAKLAND, CA. Galeria Beso Maya, 3224 Fruitvale Ave, December 7th, 2014 - January 10th, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA. Mission Education Development Agency (MEDA), "Arte en la Plaza", group show, (curated by Global America), October 18 - April 9, 2015

RICHMOND, CA. Familias Unidas, 35th Anniversary, Dia de los Muertos Benefit/Auction, October 24th. 6pm. (curated by Dr. Martina Ayala)

SAN BRUNO, CA. San Bruno Framing and Art Gallery, "Bohemian Nights" (curated by Global America) Sept 9th - October 15th, 2014. (group show)

SAN FRANCISCO, CA. Pasion de Frida (in celebration of Frida Kahlo's birthday), July 1st, 2014, Puerto Allegre Restaurant - 546 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94110. Group show, curated by Bird Levy.

OAKLAND, CA. Journey of Motherhood, Group show curated by Valerie Medina, Urban Furniture, 3241 Grand Ave. May 1 - June 1st.

HALFMOON BAY, CA. Luz Luna Shop, 527 Main Street, Half Moon Bay, CA



OAKLAND, CA. Galeria Beso Maya  Group show, 3224 Fruitvale Ave, Oakland, California 94602, October thru November 2nd. Artist Reception: October 26th, 2013

HALFMOON BAY, CA. Luz Luna Shop, 527 Main Street, Half Moon Bay, CA. October thru November 2nd, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA. July 2nd, 2013, Pasion de Frida (in celebration of Frida Kahlo's birthday) Puerto Alegre Restaurant, 546 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94110

FOREST PARK (CHICAGO), IL May 19th, 2013, My Life as a Deer, 2nd Annual, Indie Exhibition in a Suburban Kitchen (group)


San Francisco, CA , July 2011, Frida's Birthday Celebration, Puerto Alegre Restaurant on Valencia (between 16th & 17th) in the historic Mission District, Group show with artwork by Maria Sanchez, Maya Gonzalez, Carlos Villez, Alejandra Oseguera-Palacios, Stephanie Guajardo, Rachel-Anne Palacios, Hector Silva, David Tafolla curated by Bird Levy, Polu Manu Productions.

San Jose, CA. On permanent view...a selection of paintings from my personal collection are on display at Catholic Charities (Eastside Neighborhood Center) of San Jose, they serve the local low-income senior community thousands of meals every year. Please support this very worthy cause. Visit in person to offer support by volunteering or by financial donation.  


San Francisco, CA. October - November, 2010 Cantina SF. on Sutter in between Mason & Powell, (near Union Square) - & Puerto Alegre Restaurant on Valencia (between 16th & 17th) in the historic Mission District, Dia De los Muertos Group Show, curated by Bird Levy, Polu Manu Productions.

Redwood City, CA. Phantom Galleries, Group show ( 2107 Broadway @corner of Jefferson and Broadway windows), Artwork will be on display through November 21st, 2010.

Novato, CA. Marin County Community Foundation, Las Expressiones ... Celebrating Latin@ Artists of the Bay Area! over 40 artists participating (including me), Artist Reception is Sept 9th 4:30pm to 7:30pm ...Exhibit will be up until Nov 18, 2010 @ 5 Hamilton Landing, Novato, CA.

Hayward, CA, October  9 - November 14, 2010 - Days of the Dead Folk Art for a New Millennium, at the Historic Meek Mansion, 17365 Boston Road, Hayward, CA. (group show curated by Fernando Hernandez).Public Hours: Thursday - Friday 3-7pm, Saturday - Sunday 12-5pm. Exhibit Admission $6 adults, $4HAHS members/students/seniors(over 65), Children 5 under are free. Community Day in Meek Park, October 16th.

Hayward, CA. October 20 - November 13, 2010 - Day of the Dead - A Step to Eternity: Un Paso a La Eternidad. Sun Gallery, 1015 E. Street, Hayward, CA. Participating artists: Francisco Franco, Yvonne Montano, Oscar Cisneros, Dr. Htain Win, Maria Sanchez, Dave Steffes, Raul Nava, Patra Nesseth - Steffes, Maxton Dramite, Lorenza Sanchez, Beto A. Bravo, Leonardo Ibarra, Amy Nelson Smith, Leslie Mathie and others. 

San Francisco, October - November, 2010 Cantina SF. on Sutter in between Mason & Powell, (near Union Square) - & Puerto Alegre Restaurant on Valencia (between 16th & 17th) in the historic Mission District, Dia De los Muertos Group Shows, curated by Bird Levy, Polu Manu Productions.

San Jose, Ca, October - November, 2010 Latinas Contra Cancer (Group Exhibit), In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Open House and Art Auction, October 14th, 6-9pm, hosted by Ysabel Duron.

Redwood City, Saturday, August 14, 7-9pm Phantom Galleries, Redwood City 2nd Saturday Art Walk.

San Francisco, CA July 10th, 2010, San Francisco Comite Mexicano - Mexico Independence Celebration located at the Palos Sculpture Studio in San Francisco, sponsored by the San Francisco Art Commission and the Mexican Consulate.

Redwood City, Second Saturday Art Walk, Saturday June 12th, 7-9pm exhibiting artists: Stuart Johnson, Woody Miller, Donna Orme, Maria Sanchez, Matthew Seigel, Timothy Tsun, Kate Stewart and Ysmay will be presented outside on the sidewalk with live painting, fiber arts and printmaking demos were accompanied with beautiful music by Gianfranco & Friends. The new Second Saturday Art Walk is a multicultural, socially responsible, and eco-friendly event that brings a fabulous array of art to the community. Fair trade crafts are being promoted at nine locations in Redwood City, compiling over 75 local artists bringing inspiration, culture, and entertainment this spring and summer to the entire Peninsula.


SAN JUAN BAUTISTA, CA. Galeria Tonantzin, 115 Third Street, San Juan Bautista, California 95045, **  Dia de los Muertos Exhibit. October 2nd - November 15, 2009
Artists Reception: Saturday October 10th, 5-7pm & Saturday November 14th, 5-7pm** Images of the Virgin. November 16, 2009 - January 11, 2010

Chashama, Art by Mia Presents A Day of the Dead/El Dia de los Muertos Frida Kahlo Tribue, Visual Arts Window Display at 266 w. 37th Street, New York, NY 10018
Window Exhibit on display from October 28 - November 1, 2009. Contributing Artists: Juan Carlo Suazo, Olga Ayala, Yoli Manzo, Kathy Cano-Murillo, Maria Sanchez
Sponsored by CARIB

OHIO, Doubting Thomas Art Space, 856 Jefferson Ave, Tremont City, Ohio, October 31st, 2009 - November 25, 2009,

OAKLAND, CA. The Sacred Well -The Many Faces of Frida - selected works, October 7 - November 16, 2009.

OAKLAND, CA.  CALIFORNIA CRAFT & CULTURAL ARTS GALLERY, Oakland, CA. Ofrendas para los Muertos-from Oakland, with love. State of California Office Building – Atrium, 1515 Clay St., Oakland CA 94607. The Many Faces of Frida, Craft & Cultural Arts Gallery, California State Building Atrium, Oakland CA.

OAKLAND, CA. First Friday with Frida, Uptown Body & Fender, Oakland, CA. 

OAKLAND, CA. Swarm Gallery, Jack London Square, Oakland, CA LIVE painting Cre8, Sponsored by the Center for Latino Policy Research (& Messy Monkey Arts) University of California, Berkeley. March 31, 2009

OAKLAND, Art Murmer, May 1st, 6-10pm - 401, 26th St. Oakland, CA. UptownBody & Fender

SAN YSIDRO, CA. Dia de La Mujer Exhibit, The Front, San Ysidro, CA. March 6th, 2009Group Exhibit


Galeria Tonantzin - San Juan Bautista - Images of the Virgen Exhibition: November 14, 08 - January 11, 09

Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA - Dia de los Muertos Exhibition - Goddess Altar with las Tres Flores, Rachel-Ann Palacios, Sally AnneRodriguez and myself.

Stanford University, El Centro Chicano Student Lounge & Old Union Club House, Nov 1st, 2008 Dia De los Muertos Celebration.

Oakland, CA. Women's Cancer Resource Center,SALUD! Oakland CA.  - artist & community event, Sept 6th, 2008

Frida en Papel - Group Exhibit,  Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, MAPP, Aug 2nd - 21, 2008, San Francisco, CA

La Frida Del Pueblo - Las Tres Flores, Women's Bldg, San Francisco, CA

Foothill College Latino Heritage Month- Solo Exhibition , Semans Library at Foothill College, Los Altos - CA, May 1 - May 30th, 2008, Artist Talk, May 29th

Mujeres: Suenos y Realidad – Group Exhibit (Juror & Curator) , Galeria Tonantzin, San Juan Bautista, CA,  April 1 – June 1, 2008


Colorz Hair Gallery Annual Christmas Art Bazaar - Group Show, Walnut Creek, CA, Dec 9th - Dec - 31, 2007
The Healing Powers of La Virgen Transformations, Appropriations, Transgressions – Group Show, UC Santa Cruz, Casa Latina/ Merril, Santa Cruz - CA, November 16 - December, 2007

Dia De Los Muertos,  "Otra Vez, A Travez" (Las Tres Flores - Installation)
De Young Museum - Kimball Education Gallery, San Francisco - CA, November 2 - December 2, 2007, VIVAFRIDA ALTAR & SACRED BRUSHES PROJECT, Sally Anne Rodriguez, Rachel Anne Palacios and myself.

Salud! – Group Show, Women's Cancer Resource Center Gallery, 5741 Telegraph Avenue Oakland, CA 94609, http://www.wcrc.org, Sept. 8th - Oct. 25, 2007

Dia De Los Muertos - Community Celebration!, Oakland Museum, Oakland - CA, Installation: Viva Frida and the Sacred Brush Project, Sunday, October 21st, 2007

Corazon en Fiesta – Group Show, Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, San Francisco - CA, July 20 - August 25, 2007

An Art Affair – Group Show, Stanford University – Frost Amphitheatre, Stanford - CA, April 15th 2007


Imagenes de la Virgen (Group Exhibit), Galeria Tonantzin, San Juan Bautista - CA, Dec 1 - Jan 2006

Las Mujeres (group exhibit and guest curator), Galeria Tonantzin, San Juan Bautista - CA, March- April 2006

La Raza Galeria Posada – Solo Exhibition, Sacramento, CA, November 15 – January 2, 2006


¡Salud! A Celebration of Latino Art – Group Exhibit, Women's Cancer Resource Center, Oakland, CA -September 17th, 2005

Las Mujeres: Chicana - Latina Artists of California and Beyond (Group Exhibit), Galeria Tonantzin, San Juan Bautista - CA, May 5 - 29, 2005

Mujeres Visionarias Visionary Women (Group Exhibition), 18th Annual Solo Mujeres Exhibition, Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts - SanFrancisco, CA, February 18-March 25, 2005

International Art Auction, Hotel Oregon, McMinnville, Oregon, December 11, 2004 -Henderson House, a provider of domestic and sexual violence services to women and their children.

Hispanic Heritage Month, Kraft Foods of N.America Headquarters, Main Lobby, 100 De Forest Ave. 1NE., East Hannover, NJ