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EDUCATION & WORKSHOPS

Ph.D in Cultural, Social and Political Thought (in progress)
The University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB, September 2019 – September 2023
School of Graduate Studies International Tuition Scholarship 2019
School of Graduate Studies Dean’s Scholarship 2019

M.F.A., Art
The University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB, September 2017 – September 2019
Abbondanza Fine Arts Graduate Scholarship 2018
School of Graduate Studies International Tuition Scholarship 2017
School of Graduate Studies Dean’s Scholarship 2017

M.F.A., Writing (incomplete, withdrew from program)
University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, September 2015 – June 2016
The San Diego Fellowship, 2015

Radical Dance, Performance and Ritual Workshop
Sara Shelton Mann & Guillermo Gomez-Peña
La Pocha Nostra, San Francisco, CA, May 23rd & 24th 2015

Voices of Our Nation Arts Foundation Writer’s Workshop
Randall Kenan, LGBTQ Workshop
University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA June 22nd – June 28th 2014

Writing & Performance Workshop
Guillermo Gomez-Peña
Mills College, Oakland, CA, February – May 2012

B.A.. Interdisciplinary Studies
The Evergreen State College, Olympia WA, September 2008 – June 2011
The Evergreen State College Scholastic Achievement Award, 2008
College Success Foundation Leadership 1000 Award, 2008

General Education (transferred to The Evergreen State College)
Cabrillo College, Aptos CA, February 2001 – December 2007
Cabrillo College Theater Arts Department for Excellence in Technical Theater, 2005
Cabrillo College Theater Arts Department Award for Excellence in Theater Arts, 2004

 

EXHIBITS

Landscape is My Sir
MFA Thesis Solo Exhibit
Dr. James Penny Foster Building, Lethbridge, AB, May 25 – June 8 2019

Unruly Bodies II
Group Exhibit
Le Petit Trianon, Lethbridge, AB, March 2 – March 17 2019

From Where I Stand
Group Exhibit
Dr. James Penny Foster Building, Lethbridge, AB, March 8 – March 18 2019

Dispersions, “Lapdances for Landscapes”
Group Exhibit
Trap/door Artist Run Collective
University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB, September 22nd 2018

MUMA SOMA
Group Exhibit
Dr. James Penny Foster Building, Lethbridge, AB, August 10 – 18, 2018

Body Collective
Group Exhibit
Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, AB, May 6 2018 – June 9 2018

 

SELECTED PERFORMANCES

Untitled
Zero Gravity International Performance Art Festival
Mile Zero Dance, Edmonton, AB, May 16 – May 19 2019

SOIL
Rodeo: MFA Open Studios
University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB, November 30th 2018

Pinterest Sex
Text by Migueltzinta Solís
Performed by Hillary Jean Young
Composed by Justin Murphy-Mancini
University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, Premiered November 4th 2018

Oh Deer ft Chico California
Queer Time Arts Festival
University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, November 4th 2018

Foucault’s Subject
Site Specific Performance
Socratic Seminar Room, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB, October 2018

Kristeva’s Abject
Site Specific Performance
Dept. of Art, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB, October 2018

Beast
Installation Durational Performance
Crossing Boundaries Symposium: Art, Technology & Identity
University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB, October 27th & 28th 2017

Leggate
Site Specific Endurance Performance
Literature Department, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, May 23rd 2016

Jose Juana & The Colony
Video with Live Performance & Lecture
Power of One LGBTQ Leadership Conference, Boise State University, Boise ID, May 27th 2013
The Evergreen State College, Olympia WA, April 31st 2013
MOCO Art Gallery, Oakland CA, May 31st 2013

El Manto de Juan Diego
Performance Installation
MOCO Art Gallery, Oakland CA, July 6th & 28th 2012

(My Name isn’t) Cico
Performance Reading
El Monstru en Das Ballroom, Mills College, Oakland CA, May 1st 2012

Troca: A Hybrid Prosthesis Landscape Installation Performance
Endurance Performance & Installation
The Evergreen State College, May 22nd 2011

“Readings on the Power of Mutaciones, Cruzadas, Desvíos, Relajos,
Desmadres, Metamorphosís y Time Travel Along Las Fronteras del Sur”
with Erika Marquez & Alejandra Abreu
Spoken Word Performance With Musical Accompaniment
National Association for Chicana & Chicano Studies Regional Conference
Ellensburg, WA, October 30th 2009

 

VIDEO & FILM

Impedimenta, 2017, 15:58 min, digital video, color

Cut Out the Parts of You that Slow You Down, 2017, 4:04 min, digital video, color

Transgendered Mexicans Don’t Make Movies serial ep. 1-5, 2011-2012, digital video, color
Periwinkle Cinema, San Francisco, CA, April 17th 2013
Trans-Ocular: New Perspectives in Transgender Art, Media, and Politics
UPENN Philadelphia, PA, April 16th 2013
Seattle Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, Seattle, WA, October 12th 2012
Radically Gay Conference, New York, NY, September 29th 2012

Querido Abrelatas serial ep 1-3, 2010-2012, digital video, color 

Se Que Me Querias, 2011, 4:05 min, digital video, color
The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA, June 6th 2011

Brazos Largos, 2010, 9:47 min, digital video, color
Sistah Sinema, Oakland, CA, Friday, May 30, 2014
Sistah Sinema, Cleveland, OH, 17 May 2014
Sistah Sinema, Portland, OR, 10 May 2014
Mediaworks Screening, The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA, June 9th 2009

 Uniforms, 2010, 1:57 min, HD video, color

 The Cloud Carver, 2010, collab. with Stephen Friedrick, 2:12 min, 16mm, B&W

 

PUBLICATIONS

“Two Gay Mexicans and a Genderqueer Jew Go to Dollywood” (reprint)
Pulp Magazine, September 2 2019

“Men Who Sing The Music of The Night”
Catapult, February 1 2019

“Ever-Guests”
The Indiana Review, issue 40.2, December 2018

“Two Gay Mexicans and a Genderqueer Jew Go to Dollywood”
Medium (contributing writer), June 27 2018

“Audre Lorde Shoots Lasers from Her Eyes”
Excavating Honesty: An Anthology of Rage and Hope in America, Paper Nautilus, January 2017

“Si/Re/No / A Transgender Swimming”
Alchemy: Journal of Translation, issue 9. March 2016

“Drug Cartel Kittens for You”
Midnight Breakfast, issue 12. August 2015
“Weird Gelatinous Things”
Lunch Ticket, Summer 2015

“Earthquake Theater” and other poems
Boomtown Chapbook, Kearny Street Workshop, June 2015

“Seams”
Apogee, issue 4, November 2014

“Fugue: Red Eyes in a Cartoon Night”
PANK queer issue 9.10, October 2014

“Rooms We Die In”
Midnight Breakfast, issue 1, June 2014

 

LECTURES

“Slutty Scholarship: Promiscuity and Cruising Based Methodologies in Art Research Practice”
Graduate Research Lecture
Meeting of The Minds Conference, University of Lethbridge, March 23 2019

“Landscape is My Sir”
Presentation of MFA Work
Art NOW, University of Lethbridge, Nov 30th 2018
MFA Graduate Student Conference, University of Calgary, December 7 2018

“Site Specific Video”
Guest Lecture & Workshop for Video Sketchbook
Jackson TwoBears, University of Lethbridge, AB, September 27 2018

“Site Specific Art”
Guest Lecture & Workshop for Native Art Studio
Jackson TwoBears, University of Lethbridge, AB, September 25 2018

“Performance, Video & The Camera”
Guest Lecture & Workshop for Video Sketchbook
Jackson TwoBears, University of Lethbridge, AB, September 20 2018

“Literally About Crossing Boundaries”
Lecture on Borders and Art
Crossing Boundaries Symposium: Art, Technology & Identity, October 27 & 28 2017
University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB

“Ruining Books for Pleasure and Fear”
Altered Books Workshop
Shared Adventures Artist Studio, Santa Cruz CA, April 1st 2014

“How to Really Update on Your Transition”
Performative Writing Lecture & Workshop
Power of One LGBTQ Leadership Conference, Boise State University, Boise ID, May 28th 2013

“The Prosthetic Landscape: The Transience of Body, Gender & Mexican Identity through Installation Art”
Guest Lecture for Queer Genders; Query and Theory
Talcott Broadhead, The Evergreen State College, August 31st 2011

“Healing from Sexual Assault Through Writing”
Writing Workshop
MEChA National Conference, University of Washington, Seattle WA, May 28th 2010

 

VOLUNTEERING & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Graduate Student Representative
University of Lethbridge Art Department, Lethbridge, AB, September 2018 – May 2019

Student Group Member of M.E.Ch.A. (Movimiento Estudiantil Chicanx de Aztlán)
The Evergreen State College, Olympia WA, September 2009 – June 2011

Student Volunteer for First Peoples Multicultural Advising Services
The Evergreen State College, Olympia WA, September 2008 – June 2011

Student Group Coordinator for Queer People of Color Evergreen
The Evergreen State College, Olympia WA, September 2009 – May 2010