Bernardo Diaz

b. 1983 Rochelle, IL


Education


Southern Methodist University – Master of Fine Arts – 2011

Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi – Master of Arts –2009

Texas A&M International University – Bachelor of Arts -2007


Solo Exhibitions


2020 – Paper Trails, South Texas College Art Gallery, McAllen TX

2014 – Writing on the Wall: New Works by Bernardo Diaz, MECA, Houston TX


Group Exhibitions


2020 – Free Museum of Dallas in Exile: “As We Were Saying…” A Compendium of Typography (2020)

2020 – BrunoAndrade: Legacy of an Artist-Educator, South Texas College Art Gallery, McAllenTX

2019 – GoingBeyond Alumni Exhibition – Texas A&M International University, Laredo TX

2019 – Mix andMash – MexicArte Museum, Austin TX

2019 – ACCFaculty Art Exhibition, Austin Community College, Austin TX

2016 – Chaos:Small Works Exhibition, Ro2 Arts, Dallas TX

2014 – PoweredBy: Alumni Exhibition, Texas A&M International University, Laredo TX

2013 – WestDallas Community Centers, Dallas Pavilion (IT), Venice Biennale, Venice IT

2013 – WestDallas Community Centers, Dallas Pavilion (US), Reading Room, Dallas TX

2012 – Respect:Artists Invite Artists, Valley House Gallery, Dallas TX
2012 – Quenched!, Goss-Michael Foundation, Dallas TX
2012 – Fresh New Wave, Ceylon et Cie, Dallas TX
2012 – Opening Reception: An Exhibition, The Nest, Dallas TX

2012 –Underground 4 Exhibition, Janette Kennedy Gallery, Dallas TX

2011 – DrawnOut Death, Talento Bilingue de Houston, Houston TX

2011 – ArtChicos, Rascuachismo (Site Specific Installation), La Reunion TX

2011 –Meltdown, The McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas TX

2011 – ExperiencingPerspectives, Mercedes-Benz Financial Service Center, Fort Worth TX

2011 – UTA /SMU Joint MFA Exhibition, University of Texas - Arlington, Arlington TX

2011 – MFAQualifying Exhibition, Pollock Gallery, SMU, Dallas TX

2010 – High 5,CFPA Gallery, Texas A&M International University, Laredo TX

2010 – Piramidedel Sol, Plaza De Las Culturas, Piedras Negras, Coahuila, MX

2009 – FirstTuesday, Southbound, Eagle Pass TX

2009 – We’veGot Issues, Islander Art Gallery, TAMUCC, Corpus Christi TX

2009 – We AreNexus, Nuevo Gallery, Corpus Christi, TX

2008 – 100 inDecember, Islander Art Gallery, TAMUCC, Corpus Christi TX

2008 – 140Something: CFPA Gallery, TAMIU, Laredo TX


Juried Exhibitions


2021 – New Texas Talent XXVII, Craighead Green Gallery, Dallas TX

Juror: Christina Rees 

2012 – 9th Annual Hecho en Dallas, Latino Cultural Center, Dallas TX

 Jurors: Roberto Tejada, Peter Doroshenko, Maria Teresa Garcia-Pedroche

2011 – 8th Annual Hecho en Dallas, Latino Cultural Center, Dallas TX

Jurors: Marty Ray, Elizabeth Mellot, Awadh Baryoum

2010 – SAA Annual JuriedExhibition, Doolin Gallery SMU, Dallas TX

Juror: Jeffrey Grove

2010 – TX / OK Art Prize, Wichita Falls Museum of Art, Wichita Falls TX

Juror: Janis Goodman

2008 – Third Coast National: K-Space Contemporary, Corpus Christi TX

Juror: Josh McPhee


Projects


2020 – The Holy Moment at theNational Day of Racial Healing, Austin Community College, Austin TX

2017 – Paperglyphs at the K SpaceContemporary Gift Shop, Corpus Christi, TX

2012 – Out and About: SMU/WDCCYouth Arts Initiative (2011-2012)

2012 – Sticky Collabo (On Going)

2012 – ArtBurst: A West DallasCommunity Event, Bataan Center, West Dallas, TX

2011 – Little Voices, McMillanCenter, West Dallas, TX

2011 – La ChilanGaleria Invitational, Taqueria La Chilanga, West Dallas, TX

2011 – Connections Project: A Community Event, West Dallas, TX


Residencies


2012 – SMU Meadows School /WestDallas Community Centers, Dallas, TX (2011-2012)

2010 – Les Subsistance, LyonFrance


Awards &Recognitions


2013 – Nominee: Texan of the Year, Laray Polk, Dallas Morning Times

2011 – Rigsbee Grant, MeadowsSchool of the Arts

2011 – Teaching Assistantship SMUVisual Arts

2010 – Rigsbee Grant, MeadowsSchool of the Arts

2010 – Teaching Assistantship SMUVisual Arts

2009 – Teaching Assistantship SMUVisual Arts

2009 – Meadows ScholarshipRecipient, Southern Methodist University

2007 – Honorable Mention, ClearDelusions Juried Exhibit

2006 – 1st Place, 2nd Annual SalsaJuried Exhibition

2006 – TAMIU Art ScholarshipRecipient

2005 – TAMIU Art ScholarshipRecipient


Experience


2017 – Artifacts + Fictions: AnInterview with Pete Hoffecker-Mejia, Peripheral Visions, Austin TX

2017 – Shape Shifter: Laura GarciaPenn’s Polymorphism, Peripheral Visions, Austin TX

2014 – It’s Not What It Is, Aztlan: Journal of Chicano Studies, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

2014 – Juror, La Salle County FairArt Competition, Cotulla TX

2013 – Juror, TAMIU Juried StudentExhibition, Texas A&M International University, Laredo TX

2012 – Las Manos Negras, EssayContribution, Gallery 219, Eastfield College, Mesquite TX

2012 – Open Engagement ConferencePanelist, Portland State University, Portland OR
2012 – Public Art Selection Committee Member, Office of Cultural Affairs,Dallas TX

2012 – Big Thought FellowshipInterview Panelist, Big Thought, Dallas TX

2012 – Juror, Spare Parts: FortWorth Avenue Public Art Project, Dallas TX

2012 – Underground 4, South Sideon Lamar, Dallas TX

2012– Adjunct Instructor, Southern Methodist University, Dallas TX

2011 – Conspirator, Art Conspiracy7, Dallas TX

2011 – Adjunct Instructor, Southern Methodist University, Dallas TX

2011 – Youth Cultural Initiative,SMU / West Dallas Community Centers, Dallas TX

2011 – Adjunct Instructor: MAYA at Southern Methodist University, Dallas TX

2011 – Judge, Hispanic YouthInstitute, Southern Methodist University, Dallas TX

2010 – Curator: High 5, CFPAGallery, Texas A&M International University, Laredo TX

2010 – Instructor/Intern: BigThought / Creative Solutions Summer Art Program, Dallas TX

2010 – Teaching Assistant: SMU Art Academy, Southern Methodist University, Dallas TX

2010 – Juror: Hispanic YouthSymposium Art Competition, Dallas TX

2008 – Curator: Italy – A Sense of Place, Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi TX

2008 – Curator: 140 Something, Texas A&M International University, Laredo TX


News


2012 -Laray Polk: Bernie Diaz ismy Texan of the Year – Dallas Morning Times

2012 -Bernardo Diaz – Pecha Kucha– Dallas City Performance Hall

2012 - If I had a Million – DallasObserver Online Blog

2012 – Dianne Solis – SMU ArtStudents make West Dallas their canvas – DMT Art Blog

2012 – SMU Meadows School of theArts - West Side Stories Part 1

2012 – SMU Meadows School of theArts - West Side Stories Part 4

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