Corpus Christi, Texas, 1984

lives and works in Mexico City, MX

becerravaldez@gmail.com

EDUCATION

2014   University of Texas at Austin — Graduate Seminar Archive & Ephemera

2012   Wildflower School of Botanical Medicine — Native Texas Medicinals

2010   Southwest School of Art & Craft — Advanced Metals

2008   University of Texas at Austin — BFA  in Studio Art and Anthropology

2007   Ox-Bow School of Art — Fibers

EXHIBITIONS

2016

Companion Gallery; Austin, Texas (solo exhibition) forthcoming

Welcome Home, Studium; Austin, Texas (initiative with Refugee Services of Texas)

100 Views new works by Kevin McNamee Tweed and special guests, Lower Left; Austin, Texas

2015

Araki/Huidobro El Doble De Mí Mismo, Museo de la Ciudad; Querétaro, Qro, México (curator; in collaboration with Luis Safa and Nando Murio)

The Schizophonic Archive: Calling Son Jarocho, SEM Sounding Board, Companion Gallery; Austin, Texas

Just Some Me Time - East Austin Studio Tour, MoHA; Austin, Texas

Young Latino Artists 20: Within Reach, Mexic-Arte Museum; Austin, Texas

New Works with Jesse Kees, Lower Left; Austin, Texas*

2014

The Schizophonic Archive, The Bureau of Memories: Archives & Ephemera, HIERARCHY; Washington D.C

For you, unearthed, the dirt, my hands, Common House Gallery; Austin, Texas*

2013  

Layers, Museum Of Human Achievement; Austin, Texas

Closing, Wardenclyffe Gallery; Austin, Texas

In Spite Of, Holland Project Gallery; Reno, Nevada

PUBLIC ACCESS, MASS Gallery; Austin, Texas

2008    

Magic Staff, MASS Gallery; Austin, Texas

Senior Studio, Creative Research Lab; Austin, Texas

RESIDENCIES

2016            ACRE Resident Artist

2016            Human Sciences Resident Artist in Education: LOS LIBROS DEL FUTURO

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2016- present   Co-Founder, LOS LIBROS DEL FUTURO; Mexico City, Mexico, 

2014- 2015      Collections Assistant, Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library & Museum; Austin, Texas

2014- present   Collective Member, The Schizophone Project

2014-2015       Instructor, Mexican American Cultural Center; Austin, Texas

2014            Research Coordinator, Texas Folklife; Austin, Texas

2012- present   Designer, Botanicals Folklorica

2011- 2012      Library Assistant I: Special Collections, Harry Ransom Center; Austin, Texas

2010- 2011      Curatorial Assistant, Smithsonian Center for Folklife & Cultural Heritage; Washington, D.C.

PRESS / INTERVIEWS

 

* two person exhibition