DANA CALDERA | CV

 

BIOGRAPHY

b. Houston, TX

lives and works in Houston, TX

 

EDUCATION

2017 MFA Studio Art in Painting, Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX

2014 Visual Art Teaching Certification EC-12, Teaching Excellence, Houston, TX

2009 BS Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Rice University, Houston, TX

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 Texas National Competition & Exhibition, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX, Juror Benito Huerta

2017 Rising Eyes of Texas, Rockport Center for the Arts, Rockport, TX, Prize Juror Mary Mikel Stump

2017 Assistance League of Houston Celebrates Texas Art 2017, Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, TX, Juror Jose Esparza Chong Cuy

2016 Genocide, Holocaust Museum Houston and Redbud Gallery, Houston, TX, Juror Clint Willour

2016 American Diaries VIII, Kunsthaus Salzwedel, Salzwedel, Germany

2016 Visual Art Alliance 33rd Juried Exhibition, BlueOrange Gallery, Houston, TX, Juror Dan Allison

2016 Rising Eyes of Texas, Rockport Center for the Arts, Rockport, TX, Prize Juror Anna Stothart

2015 Hidden Treasures, SAMARA Gallery, Houston, TX

 

AWARDS + HONORS + RECOGNITION

2017 Grant Recipient, Texas Women for the Arts, Texas Cultural Trust

2016 Honorable Mention, VAA 33rd Juried Exhibition, Dan Allison Juror

2016-2017 Saleri Scholarship Recipient, Houston Baptist University

2015-2017 Merit Scholarship Recipient, Houston Baptist University

2014 Top 20 Fan Favorite Award, Houston Via Colori

2014 Titanic Teacher Award, YES Prep Fifth Ward

 

RESIDENCY

2016 Atelierhaus Hilmsen Artist Residency, Hilmsen, Germany

 

TEACHING

2013-present Founding Visual Arts Teacher, Art 1-AP, YES Prep Fifth Ward, Houston, TX

2016 Teaching Assistant Printmaking I, Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX

2016 Teaching Assistant Painting I, Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX

2015 Teaching Assistant Drawing I, Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Williams Tower Gallery: Assistance League Exhibit, HALT713, Exhibition Review, February 2017

Houston Art, Studio Magazine, Vol.1, Issue 1, November 2013

Spring Street Studios: Where Art Lives, Human Films, April 2013