Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

Michael Christopher Martinez (b. 1991), lives in San Antonio, TX

Education


2013 BFA — Intermedia, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR


Solo & Two Person Exhibitions

2017 Lujuria — AP ART LAB, San Antonio, TX
2017 Te Voy A Conquistar — Jump-Start Performance Company, San Antonio, TX
2015 Nothing Overtly Political — 1906 Gallery & Studios, San Antonio, TX
2015 New Works by Michael Martinez & Charlie Young, Presented by Lady Base Gallery
— Studio Fantomas, San Antonio, TX
2014 Detribalized Aztec — Lincoln Hall. Portland State University, Portland, OR
2013 Only To Dream — White Gallery, Portland State University, Portland, OR



Group Exhibitions

2017 Young Latino Artists 22: ¡Ahora! — Mexic-Arte Museum, AUSTIN, TX

2017 Outwork — First Congregational United Church of Christ — Portland, OR

2017 Interconnectedness — Clamp Light Artist Studios & Gallery, San Antonio, TX
2016 Profiling Made Visible, Curated by David S. Rubin — Bihl Haus Arts, San Antonio, TX

2016 Novela: Arte y Drama — Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, San Antonio, TX

2015 Blow It Out Your Year! A Silo-Inspired Salon Style Send Off — FL!GHT, San Antonio, TX
2015 Queer The Cheer: Performance Poetry — Southwest Workers Union, San Antonio, TX

2015 SOME OF MY BEST FRIENDS ARE WHITE — AP ART LAB, San Antonio, TX
2014 Orbital Family Movie Night v1: Positive Reinforcements — Valentine's, Portland, OR

2014 PNCA Animated Arts BIG SHOW BLAST OFF — Glyph Cafe & Arts Space, Portland, OR
2014 PNCA + HOLOCENE: GOOD IDEA! — Holocene, Portland, OR
2014 Experimental Film Fest Portland: The Rose Show — Clinton St. Theater, Portland, OR
2014 April Meetings New Media Festival 2014 — Student Cultural Centre, Belgrade, Serbia
2014 Portland Stew: 4/17 — Clinton St. Theater, Portland, OR
2013 Colored Pencils Art & Culture Night — Director Park, Portland, OR
2013 Latino Art NOW! A Culmination of the Building Visions Series — RECESS, Portland, OR
2013 PNCA Senior Thesis Exhibition — Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR
2012 White Pride? Pt.1 — Place, Portland, OR
2012 Exploring Otherness — Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR

Curation

2016 CARNALISMX COLLABORATIVE — Freight Gallery & Studios, San Antonio, TX


Awards


2017 CAMMIE Award, Presented by Contemporary Art Month, San Antonio, TX

Bibliography & Online Periodicals


2017 Araceli Cruz. "8 Texan Artists Take On Identity And Politics In New Exhibit."
Mitú, July 18, 2017.

2017 Christian Sarkar. “YLA 22: ¡Ahora! - Activist Art in Austin, Texas.
HuffPost, July 13, 2017. 

2017 Nancy Flores. “Mexic-Arte Museum’s Young Latino Artist exhibit opens July 14.”
Austin American-Statesman, July 12, 2017.

2017 Christina Rees. Rainey Knudson. “Top Five: July 13, 2017.
Glasstire Texas Visual Art News & Reviews. July 13, 2017.

2017 James Courtney. “The New Vanguard: A Steadfast San Antonio Presence in Austin’s Annual Young Latin@ Artists Exhibition.” San Antonio Current, July 11, 2017.

2016 David S. Rubin. “Carnalismx Collaborative at Freight Gallery.
Glasstire Texas Visual Art, July 24, 2016.

2016 Camille Garcia. “Profiling Made Visible Celebrates LGBTQIA, 'Off-White' Pride.
The Rivard Report, June 6th, 2016.


2016 Nick Joyner. “‘Profiling Made Visible’ Weathers the Storm on Opening Night.
San Antonio Current, June 6th, 2016.


2016 Rudy Arispe. “Bihl Haus Arts Observes LGBT Pride with 'Profiling Made Visible.’
Out In SA, June 1st, 2016.

2013 William Elder. “November 14: Only to Dream Opening Reception @ White Gallery | Exploring the Problem of Translation.” PDX Pipeline, November 14th, 2013. 


2013 Blanca Villalobos. “Latino Art NOW Collective presenta: ‘Platica #2: Exploring Identities.’”
The Rearguard, May 15th, 2013.

Speaking Engagements

2017 Finding Sanctuary in the Borderlands Conference Symposium — Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, TX

2016 Dialog/Diálogo: Gallery Talk for Profiling Made Visible — Bihl Haus Arts, San Antonio, TX
2016 SAY Sí Visiting Artist Lecture Series — SAY Sí, San Antonio, TX
2016 Convergent Media Talk Series — Cafe Commerce, San Antonio, TX

2016 Tianguis Nepantla: Mordidas, Mercado, Palabras y Musica, presented by,
Lady Base Gallery, VeryThat, & Anel Flores — La Botanica, San Antonio, TX

2015 Lady Base Gallery Presents: An Artist Talk With Michael Martinez and Charlie Young,
Studio Fantomas, San Antonio, TX

2013 Platica #2: Exploring Identity — Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR

2013 Ink Noise Review: Just Because — Jade Lounge, Portland, OR

2013 White Pride? Pt.1 Artist Talk — Place, Portland, OR