Francesco  Xavier Siqueiros  

RESUME

Education 
9.83-6.84  Fine Arts Graduate Certificate, University of California, Santa Cruz, Ca.
9.76-6.78  Graduate Studies in Experimental Psychology ,California State University, San Bernardino, Ca.  
9.73-6.74  BFA (D.U.E.L), Universite de Paris I-Sorbonne, Paris, France
9.69-6.73  A.B  Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, Ca.  

Employment
7.90-Present  Founder/publisher/printer, El Nopal Press, Los Angeles, Ca.
2.7.01-Present  Senior Printer/Adviser,  Cirrus Editons, Los Angeles, Ca.  
6.86-9.93  Senior Printer, Cirrus Editions, Los Angeles, Ca.
4.86-6.86  Assistant Printer, Angeles Press, Los Angeles, Ca. 
2.86-3.86  Assistant Printer, Gemini G.E.L, Los Angeles, Ca.

Printing Collaboration with artists including:  
Lita Albuquerque, Peter Alexander, John Baldessari, Karen Carson, Roy Dowell,  Laddie John Dill, Fred Fehlau, Charles Garabidian,  Jill Giegerish,  Robert Gil de Montes, Allan Jones,  Roy Lichtenstein , Rocio Maldonado, John Millei, Joan Nelson, Daniel J. Martinez, Ruben Ortiz Torres, Lari Pitttman, Sabina Ott, Ed Ruscha, John Valadez, Pablo Ortiz Monasterio, Yreina Cervantez, Ed Ruscha, Roger Herman, Harry Gamboa Jr., Diane Gamboa.     

Teaching
1.03 - present  Lecturer. Fine Arts Department. Advance Printmaking, University of California, Los Angeles, Ca.  
3.01 - present  Beginning and advanced drawing, Art Center College of Design. Pasadena, Ca.  
9.00--12.00  Lecturer. Printmaking and drawing instructor, Cal State Northridge University,  Northridge, Ca.  
8.94 - present  Lecturer.  Printmaking instructor, Fine Art Department, Otis College of Art andDesign, Los Angeles , Ca.
8.96-1.97  Lecturer.  Printmaking intructor, beginning drawing,School of Design, Art & Architecture, Santa Monica City College, Santa Monica, Ca. 
1.99-3.99  Printmaking Instructor/Visiting artist.  the HEART project, Los Angeles, Ca.
5.98-8.98  Lecturer.  Printmaking instructor.  Art Center College, Pasadena, Ca.
4.95-6.95  Visiting Lecturer, University of California, Santa Cruz, Ca. 
3.90-5.90  Lecturer.  Printmaking Instructor, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, Ca.
9.84-12.84  Art Instructor, Junior Art Center, Los Angeles, Ca. 
1.84-12.84  Teaching Assistant, university of California, Santa Cruz, Ca.
6.78-3.79  Art Instructor, Experimental College, Seattle, Wa. 

Lectures/Workshops
01.31.08 - 02.2.08  “Latino Art Now!” Panelist. Workshop by Consejo Grafico, Members at Taller Boricua, Julia de Burgos Latino cultural Center, New York City.
10.16.06 -10.15.06  Panel Participant “Arte Publico”, Sixth Annual Mexico City Book Fair. Mexico City, Mexico.  
7.4 - 7.8.05  Curso de Actualización en Litografía. La Escuela Nacional de Pintura, Escultura y Grabado La Esmeralda. Mexico D.F. 
3.16.02  Lecture/Slide Presentation/Drawing Workshop.Ryman Program for Young Artists. Los Angeles, Ca.
1.1.02  Walk through lecture for “Manuel Alvarez Bravo: Optical Parables” exhibition.The J. Paul Getty Museum. Los  Angeles, Ca.
4.28-29.99  Lecture/slide presentation for Art Seminar and Printaming Class, University of California,  Santa Cruz, Ca.
3.19.99 Panelist. Prints in Latin Amertica. Southern Graphics Council Conference.Arizona State University.  Tempe, Arizona 3.12.98 Presentation of "Photo Nopal" a porfolio of prints. Cemtro de la Imagen,  Mexico, D.F.
3.3.98  Lecture/Slide Presentation. "El Nopal Press". Multicultural Center Theater, University of California, Santa Barbara, California.
12.11.97  Panel Discussion."Print Houses in Los Angeles: A Panel Perspective." Armand Hammer Museumof Art/Grunwald, Center for the Graphic Arts.  Los Angeles, Ca.  
11.22.97 Slide Lecture. "Grafías Social Commentary in the Graphic Tradition of Chicana, Mexican, and German Expressionist Art,  Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Los Angeles, Ca.  
11.4 - 6.99  Panelist.  Visual Art Panel for the 1998-99 Cultural Grant applications to the City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department  (CAD). 
9.9.97 Gallery Talk.  "Prints from El Nopal Press," University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, New Mexico
11.16.96  Slide Presentation.  'El Nopal Press," El Instituto de Artes Gráficas de Oaxaca, Oaxaca, México. 
11.8.96  Hispanic Media Arts and Science Awards, Panelist for the Fine Arts Panel Discussion,"Hispanic Presence in the Arts".  Los Angeles, CA.   
10.14.95 Panel moderator for the"LAX-Benito Juarez" exhibiting artists. Grunwald Art Center for the Graphic Arts at the Armand Hammer. Los Angeles, Ca.   
9.28.95 Panel moderator for the "Aqui y Alla" exhibiting artists. Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca.
5.90 Art Workshop, Larkin Street Youth Center, San Francisco, Ca. 4.90  Lecture/Lithography, University of California, Santa Cruz, Ca.  
2.90  Lecture/Lithography, Security Pacific Corp, Costa Mesa, Ca.

Public Work/Commissions and Collaborations  
10.26.07 - 11.5.07  Dia de los Muertos.  Worshop and Installation. FOFO/Phatom Projects.Galeano Island, Vancouver , BC, Canada.  
10.12.06 - 11.30.06  Xican@ Demiurge. An Immediate Survey. Curated by Richard Duardo, Francesco X. Siqueiros and Armando H. Torres Pharmaka,  Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca.  
 
10.16.06 -10.15.06  Museo Jose Luis Cuevas.Sixth Annual Mexico City Book Fair. Curator.  “Los Angeles, D.F”.  Selection of prints from El Nopal Press.Mexico City, Mexico.  
3.11 06  - 6.4.06 “El Nopal Press”.Co-Curator. Carrnegie Art Museum. Oxnard, California. 
7.13.05 -  11.20.05  Co-Curator.”El Nopal Press”. 15 year retrospective. Museo Nacional De La Estampa De La Ciudad De México.  Mexico D.F. México.  
12.12.03 - 1.28.04  Co-curator. “El Nopal Press”.  Galería Gráfica La Caja Negra. Madrid, Esapaña  
10.24 - 12.9.01  Co-Curator. “El Nopal Press:  Photomechanical Reproduction by Mexico City and L.A  Artists (catalogue). Peppers Art Gallery.  University of Redlands, Redlands, California.  
1.26.01  “Spatial Dialogue”.  Performance collaboration.  Written and directed by Harry Gamboa.  J. Paul Getty Museum,  Los Angeles, Ca.  
5.30.99  Custom designer for samba band “Return from Paradise” and painter for the float “Pacific Voyager”.  Ist place in float design, 2nd place in customs design and music in the “other “category, CARNAVAL 99.  San Francisco, Ca. 
4.98-5.98  Visual Designer (slide projection project), "FOFO-Echo Greco". Met Theater, Los Angeles, Ca.  
9.97-10.97  Co-Curated/Printer/Publisher, "Prints from El Nopal Press," University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, New Mexico
11.96-2.97  Curator/Printer/Publisher, "El Nopal Press: LAX-Benito Juarez," CURARE. México D.F., México.    
11.96-11.96  Curator/Printer/Publisher  "El Nopal Press: LAX-Benito Juarez. Carpeta de Impresiones" El Instituto de Artes Gráficas de Oaxaca. Oaxaca, Mexico.  
11.96-12.96  Modarte-Wearable Art.  D.A.D.A (Downtown Arts Development Association).  
10.20.96  Los Angeles, CA. Modarte.Annual Fundraising for the Latino Theater Lab, Wadsworth Theater (UCLA). 10.26.96.  Los Angeles, Ca.
10.95-1.96  Curator/Printer/Publisher, "LAX-Benito Juarez: Prints by Artists from Mexico City and Los Angeles" Grunwald Art Center at the Armand Hammer, Los Angeles, Ca.
5.93-8.93  Co-Curator/Printer/Publisher, "El Nopal Press: A Portfolio," S.P.A.R.C., Venice, Ca.
9.87-9.90  Co-Curator, "Aqui y Alla" An exhibit of artists from Mexico City and Los Angeles.  

Solo Exhibitions  
04.03 - 5.8.04  “The Equivalents”.  L2Kontemporary.  Los Angeles, California 
99  “Brincos/Jumps/Equivalent/Equivalentes”.  Rico Gallery, Santa Monica, Ca.
94  “TROIKA”, Centro Cultural San Angel, Mexico City.  Mexico.
10.79 Recent Paintings. Aged East Gallery, Seattle, Wa.

Group Exhibitions
5.28 - 6.1.2008  Fronteras extendidas: Cartografias Cambiantes/Extended Borders:Extended Borders.  Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico, http://www.pvartecontemporaneo.com  
8.18.07 - 10.10.07  “ah-peh-jEE-doh”. Selected Works.  Eagle Rock Center for the Arts, Los Angeles, Ca.  
11.29 - 12.27.03  “@ home”,  L2kontemporary Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca.  
11.30 - 1.12.02  Recent Paintings. Iturralde Gallery, Los Angeles, California. 
11.2. - 11.18.01 “Dia de Lo Muertos Ofrendas 2001”. Altares/installations, Tropico de Nopal Gallery. Los Angeles, Ca. 
2.3.01-3.31.01  “Capital Art”.  Track 16 Gallery.  Santa Monica, Ca. 
4.30.01 - 5.26.01 “Still Life Expressions”.  Fine Arts Gallery.  Cal. State University, LosAngeles.
11.24 - 2.29.00  Cinco Continentes una Ciudad. Painting Bienal. Museo de la Ciudad de Mexico. Mexico City.
10.30 - 12.19.99  Drawing the Line.  Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery. Scripps College, Claremont, Ca. 
9.4 - 10.2.99  Primordial Soup to Nuts.  Dirt Gallery.  Los Angeles, Ca.
4.98 Recent paintings.  Gallery 258.  Los Angeles, Ca.
8.96 Outlet suggestion for walls. Collaboration with Marcos Lutyens, Habib Kheradyar, Kristen Morse, Greg Falk ISSEA University for the Humanistic Studies, Utrecht, The Netherlands, Europa
11.95  Por/Vida An Autumnal Portfolio, Terrain Gallery, San Francisco, Ca.  
10.95  LA CURRENT: Works On Paper, Sales and Rental Gallery at the Armand Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, Ca.
4.95  "Xicano Progeny".  (catalog) Mexican Museum, San Francisco, Ca
7.7.94 - 8.7.94  “Troika”. Rescent Paintings.  Centro Cultural San Ángel. México, D.F.
10.93 LAX (Los Angeles Biennal) Preview on the occasion of the NEA flight visit to L.A cultural institutions.  Japan Cultural Center.  Curated by Edward Leffingwell.
2.89  "L.A, L.A" (catalog), Pico House Gallery, Los Angeles , Ca.   
10.88  "Works on Paper," Art Space Gallery, Woodland Hills, Ca.
7.87  Recent Paintings, Eliat Gordin Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca.  
9.86  Recent Paintings, Eliat Gordin Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca.  
6.86  "L.A Only" (catalog), Municipal Art Gallery, Ca.

Awards                     
1.14.00--2.14.00  La Vaca Independiente.  Artist in Residence in Careyes, Jalisco
9.93.9.94  Fideicomiso para la Cultura, Mexico/USA. Binational, Grant funded by Fundacion Cultural Bancomer, Rockefeller Foundation and Fondo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes.