Abiu Benavides -CV

EXHIBITION RECORD AND EXPERIENCE:

 

Art at the Jalapeño - Juried Exhibition Gallery Show

            High Wire Art Gallery

            326 West Josephine Street

            San Antonio, Tx 78212

            February 12, 2016

 

Mix ‘n’ Mash: Austin Lotería! Party, Exhibition & Art Sale

            Mexic-Arte Museum

            419 Congress Ave

            Austin, TX 78701

            December 4, 2015 – January 3, 2015

 

“La Loteria and Fiesta Mexicana” Art Show 2015

            High Wire Art Gallery

            326 West Josephine Street

            San Antonio, TX 78212

            Second Friday, November 13th

 

The South Texas Food Bank Empty Bowls IX

            Art Auction to Benefit the Community

            Laredo Energy Arena

            6700 Arena Boulevard

            Laredo, TX

            August 21, 2015

 

Sets & Stitches - DJ Sets & Runway Show

            Art, Music, and Fashion Event

            Aphrodite's Empire

            419 Flores Ave

            Laredo, TX

            May 30, 2015

 

The South Texas Food Bank Empty Bowls X

            Art Auction to Benefit the Community

            Laredo Energy Arena

            6700 Arena Boulevard

            August 19, 2016

 

Fotoseptiembre – Gallery 201 Photography Exhibit

            Gallery 201

            201 Market Street

            Laredo, TX

            September 1, 2016

 

2nd Annual Rio Grande Arts Festival Art Exhibit – Juried Exhibition

            Laredo Community College

            Fort McIntosh Campus

            West End Washington Street

            Laredo, TX 78040

            May 20, 2017

 

Solo Exhibit at La Epoca de Oro

            1102 Paseo de Tiber

            Laredo, TX

            October 21, 2016

 

Lolita’s Bistro | Solo Show

            6950 McPherson Rd

            Laredo, TX

            November 3, 2016 to December

 

Solo Exhibit | Thirty-Thirty Restaurant and Bar

            6501 Arena Blvd

            Laredo, TX

            Two month exhibit starting February 1st

 

2nd Annual Rio Grande Arts Festival Art Exhibit – Juried Exhibition

            Laredo Community College

            Fort McIntosh Campus

            West End Washington Street

            Laredo, TX 78040

            May 20, 2017

 

Mini Masterpieces

            Freeport Art Museum

            121 N. Harlem Ave.

            Freeport, IL

            July 13, 2017

 

Play - Toy Inspired Exhibit

            Laredo Center for the Arts

            500 San Agustin Ave. 

            Laredo, TX 78040

            July 13, 2017

 

Phantasmagoria 2 - Paranormal, Legends, and Sci-Fi Themed Exhibit

            Laredo Center for the Arts

            500 San Agustin Ave. 

            Laredo, TX 78040

            October 5, 2017

 

The Access Room: Small Works

            Zhou B Art Center - ACS GALLERY

            1029 W 35th St, 4th Floor

            Chicago, Illinois 60609

            Nov 17th – Dec 31st

           

Tejano Chicano Group Exhibition

            Tejano Civil Rights Museum

            1517 N Chaparral St.

            Corpus Christi, TX 78401

            Jan 21-Feb 10, 2018

 

Icons and Symbols of the Borderland - Bi-National Exhibition

A joint exhibit held by: UTRGV - Brownsville Rusteberg Art Gallery / Brownsville Museum of Fine Art

            UTRGV - Brownsville Rusteberg Art Gallery

            One West University Blvd., Brownsville, Texas

            (Jan 23 – March 23, 2018)

 

            Brownsville Museum of Fine Art

            660 E. Ringgold St. Brownsville, TX

            (Jan 30 – April 13, 2018)

 

Tejano Chicano Group Exhibit

            Laredo Center for the Arts

            500 San Agustin Ave. 

            Laredo, TX 78040

            June 8, 2018

 

2a Subasta de Arte Manos de Maria | Exposicion Internacional

            Fundación Manos de María

            Centro Cultural de Nuevo Laredo

            Tamaulipas, Mexico

            September 6, 2018

 

Phantasmagoria 3 - Paranormal, Legends, and Sci-Fi Themed Exhibit

            Laredo Center for the Arts

            500 San Agustin Ave. 

            Laredo, TX 78040

            October 4, 2018

 

Art Exhibit | RecuperARTE

            Laredo Specialty Hospital

            2005 E Bustamante St, Laredo, Texas 78041

            Laredo, TX

            November 29, 2018

 

Abstract (Exhibit) - Art Center of Corpus Christy

            The Art Center of Corpus Christi

            100 North Shoreline Blvd.

            Corpus Christi, Texas 78401

            December 5, 2018

Beyond the Superficial (Solo Exhibit)

            La Posada Hotel Laredo

            1000 Zaragoza St.

            Laredo, Texas 78040

            May 30, 2019

 

ARTICLES:

Artist Spotlight: Abiu Benavides “The Art of Surrealism”

            Rio Arts Magazine November 27, 2016

 

ArtYop! Article | "Positive Defiance: Abiu Daniel Benavides"

            http://www.artyop.com/stories/positive-defiance-abiu-daniel-benavides

            November 26, 2017

Thimblelitmag.com - Featured Visual Artist

(Winter 2019 - Vol. 2 No. 3)

            https://www.thimblelitmag.com/2019/12/17/the-giver/

 

EDUCATION:

Have two associate’s degrees in technology, but took many studio art courses that include the following:

 

Art Institute of Houston (Beginning - Advanced Drawing courses, Color Theory, Life Drawing, Design and Composition, Art History, 3D Design 1-2, Typography, Graphic Design) 1997-1999

 

Laredo Community College (drawing 1-2, design 1-2, painting 1) 2005, 2009

 

Texas A&M International University (drawing 3, painting 2) 2010

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