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530-721-1527 ~ ypedroza.art@gmail.com ~ yaelpedroza.com 

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EDUCATION

California State University at Long Beach, CA., MFA, Printmaking 2006-2009

Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, NV., BFA, Printmaking, 2002-2005 

Lake Tahoe Community College, South Lake Tahoe, CA., 2000-2003 

Richland Community College, Dallas, TX., 1994-1997

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE/ SPECIAL PROJECTS

2016-Current – Adjunct Instructor, Weber State University, Ogden, Utah

Courses Taught: Art appreciation, Color Theory, Studio Art for the Non-Art Major, Drawing, Art theory, Design Principles

2013 – Classes for youth age children on nontoxic relief printmaking techniques at the Huntington Beach Art Center.

Demonstrations on relief printmaking techniques for family day at Huntington Beach Art Center. 2010-2014 – Private art lessons

2008 – Teacher’s Assistant (instructor of record) Nontoxic Printmaking, California State University, Long Beach, Fall 2008

volunteer as art teacher at Hope Orphanage Association, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

2007 – Teachers Aid, Basic Printmaking, California State University, Long Beach,CA

RESIDENCIES

2019 – Artist In Residency at Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

LECTURES/PUBLIC SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS/ PODCASTS

2019 – Connect Broadcast with Utah Arts Alliance podcast: https://www.patreon.com/posts/conversations-at-25855530

            A mention for the Studio Visit section on I Like Your Work Podcast, episode 4 Season 2 on Kim Dorland’s work

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/i-like-your-work-conversations-artists-curators-collectors/id1436361262?i=1000451474037

2013 – Guest lecture on the history of relief printmaking and demonstration on relief printmaking, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA.

2011 – Fake Rocks and Botox II, Panel discussion, Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, NV. 2008 – The Green Piece, Panel discussion, California State University, Long Beach, CA. Environmental Art, California State University, Long Beach, CA.

2007 – CSULB Six Pack Show, Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, NV. Lecture and Critique

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Nurture the Creative Mind, painted a piano to be displayed in the downtown area as an interactive public art work, Ogden, UT.

Save our Seas, Seal Beach, CA.

Dia De Los Ninos, Volunteering at The Aquarium of the Pacific as a mural painter, which utilized public collaboration, Long Beach, CA.

Green Long Beach Festival, Long Beach, CA.

Premier Art Auction 2009 for Long Beach Rescue Mission, Long Beach, CA.

VOLUNTEER WORK

2018 – Ogden Art Festival, face painting

2016 – Ogden Art Festival, assisting the public with painting a mural for Ogden City 

2014-2015 – Second chance, working with cats, Huntington Beach, CA

2004 – Tahoe Wildlife Care Center, rehabilitating wildlife animals, South Lake Tahoe, CA.

PUBLICATIONS/ONLINE PUBLICATIONS

– Featured artist for Blacklisted, an online magazine, based in Copenhagen, Denmark for the July, 2017 issue, https://ello.co/blacklistedmag/post/s9yqknirwqiml36hbmcxbg

http://artistsofutah.org/15Bytes/index.php/best-of-2017-yael-pedroza/

– McClain’s catalog 2015

– 50/50: A Survey of Contemporary Printmaking, Jeremy Cody

– Artist’s Block Cured 201 ways to unleash your creativity, Krall, Linda, and Amy Runyen

– 6( Premio Internationazionale Biennale d’Incisione

-Jane Carlson, “North Tahoe Arts,” Arts, The Weekly North Tahoe/ Squaw Valley/ Truckee, June 7, 2006, 28.

– Miranda Jesch, “Digital New World, Table fro Nine,” RN&R, newsreview.com, January 1, 2004

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (*solo shows)

2018

Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery, ​2018 Biennial Faculty Exhibition​, Weber State

University, Ogden, UT.

2016

North View Gallery, ​My Rules Print Exchange,​ Portland Community College Sylvania Campus, Portland, OR.

Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery, ​2016 Biennial Faculty Exhibition​, Weber State University, Ogden, UT.

CoastlineArtGalleryatCoastlineCommunityCollege,​Birdie,​ NewportBeach,CA.

2015

Artistic Edge, ​Organic Element, L​ ong Beach, CA.

Laguna Art Museum, ​Laguna Art Museum Auction 2015,​ Laguna, CA.

2014

Irvine Fine Arts Center, ​Paper Farm, Works on Paper​, Irvine, CA.

OC Great Parks, A show on California native animals and farming practices, Irvine, CA.

Laguna Art Museum, ​Laguna Art Museum Auction 2014​, Laguna, CA.

2013

F+ Gallery, ​Newton’s Third, A Karmic Interpretation,​ Santa Ana, CA.

Laguna Art Museum Auction, ​Laguna Art Museum Auction 2013​, Laguna, CA. 2012

CSUF Grand Central Art Center, ​ISM: 10 Year Anniversary Exhibition​, Santa Ana, CA. ClassicCarsWest,​WhatAreWe(QueSommesNous),​ SanFransisco,CA.

Laguna Art Museum, ​Laguna Art Museum Auction 2012​, Laguna, CA.

2011

FakeRocksandBotoxII,AlumniExhibition,​ SierraNevadaCollege,InclineVillage,NV. Museum of Latin American Art, ​Vivan Las Mujeres!,​ Long Beach, CA.

2010

Laguna Art Museum, ​OsCene 2010​, Laguna Beach, CA.

Sub-alterity,

2nd City Council Art Gallery, Long Beach, CA. The Mezz, L.A. Art Walk, Los Angeles, CA.

2009

Museum of Contemporary and 20th Century Art Villa, ​6th International Exhibition of Etching and Relief​, Renato Martini, Monsummano, Italy

Werby Gallery, ​Man Made​, MFA Exhibition, California State University, Long Beach, CA. * Huntington Beach Art Center, ​Centered on The Center​, Huntington Beach, CA.

Dutzi Gallery, ​Earth Day Show​, California State University, Long Beach, CA.

School of the Arts Institute of Chicago, ​A set of Disconnected Events,​ Chicago, IL.

2008

Alpha Cult, ​Rick Reese​, Long Beach, CA.

Werby Gallery, ​A set of Disconnected Events and Varied Voices​, California State University, Long Beach, CA.

Print Zero Studios-Print Exchange 5​ 􏰀

State University of New York Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.

Miami Dade College, Miami, FL.􏰀

Pratt Fine Arts Gallery, Seattle, WA.

Roennebaeksholm Arts and Culture Centre, Naestved, Denmark

Max L. Gatov Gallery East, ​The Cambodia Project,​ California State University, Long Beach, CA. 2007

The Barbara & Ray Alpert Jewish Community Center, ​The Evva S. Vale Memorial ​Exhibition, Long Beach, CA.

Marilyn Werby Gallery, ​Pancake​, California State University at Long Beach, Long Beach, CA.

C1D Gallery, ​Organica​, Long Beach, CA.

University Art Museum California State University Long

Beach,​Insights,​ Long Beach, CA. (Juried) Print Zero Studios-Print Exchange 5

Sev Shoon/ Ballard Works, Seattle, WA.

Print Walls Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI Rainbow Building Gallery, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL. SUNY Buffalo CFA Main Stage Cases, Buffalo, NY.

Sierra Nevada College, ​C.S.U.L.B. Six Pack​, Incline Village, NV. 2006

North Tahoe Arts, ​Emerging Artist​, Tahoe City, CA.

HONORS AND AWARDS

2009 – Werby Scholarship

2006 – Summa Cum Laude at Sierra Nevada College

Fine Arts Department Honors at Sierra Nevada College

2005 – Who’s Who Award Among Students In American Universities and Colleges

Dean’s Highest Honors, Sierra Nevada College

Sierra Nevada College Scholarship

2004 – Dean’s Highest Honors, Sierra Nevada College

Sierra Nevada College Scholarship

2003 – LTCC Pat Amundson Purchase Award, Student Spring Show

3rd Place Student Spring Show, LTCC Honorable Mention Student Spring Show, LTCC Dean’s Highest Honors, Sierra Nevada College Sierra Nevada College Scholarship

2002 – LTCC Foundation Scholarship

Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Service with the Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care

2001 – CCCSFAAA Scholarship

Spring Student Art Show, LTCC:

Honorable Mention

Second Place Computer Art

The Art Excellence Award for Best Use of New Technology

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