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About

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Claudia is a South Texas based artist specializing in painting and illustration. Her subject matter encompasses dream states, time, and the liminal qualities of life. Drawing heavily on symbolism and the surreal, her work gives voice to the immaterial qualities of experience. After teaching art in higher education for several years, she now works as Educator in a regional historical museum. The artist resides with her husband, two cats, a box turtle and many, many succulent plants. 

Exhibition Record

 

March 2024 - Timeline: 200 Years; regional juried show.  

           Five Points Museum of Contemporary Art, Victoria, TX

September 2022 - Chicano Art Not Yet At The Cheech; juried exhibition

           Nepantla Cultural Arts Gallery, Seattle, WA

August 2022 - Texas Artists Exhibition; juried exhibition

           Beeville Art Museum, Beeville, TX

August 2021 - Texas Artists Exhibition; juried exhibition

           Beeville Art Museum, Beeville, TX

July 2021 - 16th Anniversary Show; group exhibition

           Second Street Gallery, Kenedy, TX

August 2020 - Texas Artists Exhibition; juried exhibition

           Beeville Art Museum, Beeville, TX

November 2018 - Dia De Los Muertos Exhibition; group show

           Meet Me On Main, 209 S. Main St., Victoria, TX

May 2017; Amuse Yeux; A Small Delight For The Eyes; juried exhibition

           Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO

April 2017 - Tiny Monsters; juried exhibition

           Fe Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2017 - Solo Exhibition

           Victoria Art League, Victoria, TX

August 2016 - Texas Artists Exhibition; juried exhibition

           Beeville Art Museum, Beeville, TX

August 2015 - Texas Artists Exhibition; juried exhibition, 

           Beeville Art Museum, Beeville, TX

September 2014 - After You; group show 

           The Living Room, Corpus Christi, TX

December 2013 - Good Evening; group show

           The Living Room, Corpus Christi, TX

November 2013 - Solo Exhibition;

           Hyran E. Barefoot Gallery; Union University, Jackson, TN

October 2013 - Solo Exhibition 

           Bethel University Art Department; Bethel University, McKenzie, TN

May 2012 - Alumni Summer Exhibition/Memphis College of Art; juried exhibition,

           Juror: Beth Edwards, University of Memphis- Professor of Painting

           Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN

May 2012 - Appliance Art; juried show 

            K Space Contemporary, Corpus Christi, TX

February 2012 - Goodwill; solo exhibition 

            K Space Contemporary, Art Star Gallery; Corpus Christi, TX

March 2011 - Solo Exhibition  

             Second Street Gallery, Kennedy, TX

September 2010 - Faculty Exhibition; group exhibition  

             Simon Michael Gallery, Coastal Bend College; Beeville, TX

March 2010 - Image Attitude Impression; national juried show  

             Juror: Geoffrey Bates, Director/Curator Nathan Manilow

             Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL

January 2010 - Feast; two-man show  

             Material Art Space, Memphis, TN

October 2008 - Designer’s Showcase; group exhibition  

              Memphis Theological Seminary, Memphis, TN

 September 2008 - Destruct/Construct; national juried show  

              Juror: Barbara Cooper, Art Institute of Chicago; faculty

              Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL

April 2008 - Placed Place, group exhibition  

             Adam Shaw Studio, Memphis, TN

 April 2008 - Inhabit; solo exhibition  

              500 Second St., Memphis, TN

March 2008 - Unconcealed; MFA Thesis Exhibition  

              MCA On The Street Gallery, Memphis, TN

November 2007 - Caseworks Exhibit; group exhibition   

              University of Memphis Art Museum, Memphis, TN

 September  2006 - Nuevos Artistas; group exhibition  

              The Garcia Arts Education Center, Corpus Christi, TX

May 2005 - Student/Faculty Exhibition; group exhibition   

              Islander Gallery, Corpus Christi, TX

April 2005 - Transitory Arrest; BFA Exhibition  

              TAMUCC Library, Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi, TX

Education

Master's in Fine Arts- Memphis College of Art   2008

Bachelor's in Fine Arts-Texas A&M-Corpus Christi   2005

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