CV

CV

David A. Peña (b. 1985, USA)

Education

California State University, Long Beach
School of Art
BA, Art 2014

Solo and Two Person Shows

2018

Ideas Without Waiting, Facultad de Artes, UABC Ensenada, MX

2016

La vida es un sueño featuring Daniel and David Peña, Teros Gallery, San Diego, CA

Group Exhibitions

2018

Fata Morgana, Ship in the Woods, Escondido, CA
Down Time, curated by Magic Item, Teros Gallery, San Diego, CA
Crossover, curated by Weird Hues, San Diego, CA
Contribution II, San Diego City Gallery, San Diego, CA

2017

SOCANOBA Showcase, Culture, Encinitas, CA
Intimacies: A DTU Intersession Summary, UCSD Artifacts Gallery, San Diego, CA
Cortina de Nopales curated by C.A.C.t.T.U.S., Basement Projects, Santa Ana, CA
TJ Meets Cali, Bread and Salt, San Diego, CA
5 Minute Film Fest TJZF film screening, MCASD Downtown, San Diego, CA
FLOTANTE, Studio664, Tijuana, MX
TROTAMUNDO Arte Publico, CECUT, Tijuana, MX

2016

Contribution, City Gallery - San Diego City College, San Diego CA
Rituals, La Bodega Gallery, San Diego, CA
Microcosm, Visual Gallery, San Diego, CA
Perfect 10 Group Show, La Bodega Gallery, San Diego, CA

Hawthorn Group Show, Hawthorn, San Diego, CA
Murmuren No.4, Estación Federal, Tijuana, MX
Hostel Takeover, Hosteling International, San Diego, CA

2015

Cross City, La Bodega Gallery, San Diego, CA
The Riso Show, As issued, Costa Mesa, CA
Inner Space, Teeter, San Diego, CA

2014

Cross City, La Bodega Gallery, San Diego, CA
Outside the Box, Union Co Work, San Diego, CA

2013

Hostel Takeover, Hosteling International, San Diego, CA
Slug & Tug: an interactive trans-border art/music opening, Visual SD, San Diego, CA

2012

Deck the Walls, Thumbprint Gallery, San Diego, CA
Artist Showcase, Graffiti Beach, San Diego, CA

2009

Wanderlust Art Show, Che Cafe, San Diego, CA

Curatorial Projects

2017

“Linea a Linea” Co-curated with Luisa Martinez, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA
"NOPASANADA" Work by Carminopolis & Elsoldelrac, C.A.C.t.T.U.S., Long Beach, CA

2016

Espejos, Work by Toni Larios, Out Here, Tijuana, MX
AUDO VZLS, Featuring MR.IMD, La Caja Fuerte, Tijuana, MX

2015

Cross City, Co-curated by Bradford Lynn, La Bodega Gallery, San Diego, CA
Dimensiones, Featuring Celeste Byers and Aaron Glasson, Out Here, Tijuana, MX
Out Here Group Show, Out Here, Tijuana, MX

Social Practice and Community Projects

2018

Tijuana Zine Fest (Year 3), Enclave Caracol, Tijuana, MX

2017

SD Fundraiser for Mexico and the Caribbean, La Bodega Gallery, San Diego, CA
Tijuana Zine Fest (Year 2), Pasaje Rodriguez / Pasaje Gomez, Tijuana, MX
SD x TJ Zine Fest Fundraiser, Centro Cultural de La Raza, San Diego, CA
Collective Magpie Seminar, Out Here, Tijuana, MX

2016

Tijuana Zine Fest (Year 1), Estacion Federal, Tijuana, MX
Fred Lonidier Lecture and Discussion, Out Here, Tijuana, MX

2015

Las Fotos Project Photo Walk, Out Here, Tijuana, MX
Angelica Escoto and Alejandro Misteró Artist Talk, Out Here, Tijuana, MX

Murals

2018

Passing Through, Comission Mural for Ship in the Woods, Escondido, CA

2017

Krystel Rascon, Luisa Martinez Collab Mural, La Cabaña Studio Creative Space, Ensenada, MX
Commission Mural for Underground Elephant, San Diego, CA
Tijuana border mural, VPAC, Tijuana, MX

2016

Commission Mural for Pop Pie Co., San Diego, CA
Cross Borders Mural, San Diego Zine Fest, San Diego, CA
Commission Mural for Industrious, Los Angeles, CA
Czar Kandinsky x Half Asleep Collaboration Malecón Mural, Playas, Tijuana, MX

2015

Visual Public Art Project, SDG&E, San Diego, CA
Commission Mural, Sleep Bedder, San Diego, CA
Gallery Floor Mural, Teros Gallery, University Heights, CA
PANCA x Half Asleep Collaboration Mural, Colonia Federal, Tijuana, MX
Commission Building Mural, Rethink San Diego, San Diego, CA

2014

TJTQ building mural, Tijuana te Quiero, Tijuana MX

Installations

2018

Ruidosón Zone, Out Here, Tijuana, MX
Because We Love You Fest, Moustache Bar, Tijuana, MX

2017

TJZF Zine Libary Installation, MCASD Downtown, San Diego, CA
TJZF Zine Libary Installation, The Blvd Market, San Diego, CA
SD x TJ Zine Fest Fundraiser, Centro Cultural de La Raza, San Diego, CA
Because We Love You Fest, Pasaje Rodriguez, Tijuana, MX

Exhibition Assistance

2017

DIVERGE/CONVENE, Amir H. Fallah installation assistance, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA
Wake, Cristopher Cichocki installation assistance, Ship in the Woods, San Diego, Ca

2016

Flat Earth, Shaun O' Dell Mural Assistant, Ship in the Woods, San Diego, CA
Parallel, Buffalo the Man Production Assistant, Mi Apartamento, San Diego, CA

2015

De Barro Somos, Production Assistant, Artespacio, Tijuana, MX

Art and Self-Publishing Fairs

2018

San Diego Zine Fest, San Diego, CA

2017

San Francisco Zine Fest, San Francisco, CA
LA Zine Fest, Los Angeles, CA
Patches and Pins, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA

2016

Tiger Zine Fest, Tiger!Tiger!, San Diego, CA
Phoenix Zine Fest, The IceHouse, Phoenix, AZ
San Diego Zine Fest, Centro Cultural de la Raza, San Diego, CA
San Francisco Zine Fest, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA
Zine Talento, La Covacha Foro, Ensenada, MX
Little Italy Art Walk, San Diego, CA
Los Angeles Zine Fest, The Majestic, Los Angeles, CA

2015

Zineteca Lía, Museo de Arte Raúl Anguiano, Guadalajara, MX
Los Angeles Zine Fest, Homenetmen Center, Los Angeles, CA

2014

Brain Dead Fun Time, Mexicoach, Tijuana, MX
San Diego Zine Fest, La Bodega Gallery, San Diego, CA

2011

First Friday, Oakland Art Murmur, Oakland, CA

Collaborative Live Painting

2017

Weird Hues Launch Party, Barrio Logan, San Diego, CA

2016

Kaboo with Eyegato, Visual Booth, Del Mar, CA
Green Apple Day of Service with Eddy Berducido & Mitzi Martinez, EUSD Farm Lab, Encinitas, CA
Jams with Jocelin Valencia, Cris Cruz, Christian Guerrero, La Caja Fuerte, Tijuana, MX

Panels and Conferences

2018

presenter, In Motion: Performance and Unsettling Borders, Northwestern University, Evantston, IL
presenter, Contribution II, San Diego City Gallery, San Diego, CA

2017

moderator and organizer, Comic Arts L.A., “Representation in Organizing”, Los Angeles, CA

Residencies

2015

Galería Ajolote, Print making residency, Guadalajara, MX


Additional Education

2017
Deep Time University Intersession, MCASD, San Diego, CA

Features (including Out Here & TJZF)

The Tijuana Zine Fest Bridges DIY Culture From Both Sides of the Border, KCET, July, 2017
Seen Local, Toni Larios, San Diego City Beat, Aug, 2016
Entertainment/Art & Culture, Tijuana Zine Fest, Los Angeles Times, July, 2016
Hoy, San Diego Union Tribune, June, 2016
On the Seen, San Diego City Beat, Nov, 2015
Arte Urbano en Tijuana: Panca & Half Asleep, Picnic, Aug, 2015
Arts & Culture Feature, San Diego City Beat, June, 2015
Celeste Byers & Aaron Glasson Out Here Mural, Juxtapoz, May 2015
Canvassed Arts and Culture Feature, San Diego City Beat, Nov, 2011
Portfolio Feature, Digital Artist Magazine, Aug, 2010
Exposure, Computer Arts, March 2010

Awards

California State University Long Beach, Dean’s List 2011 - 2014