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Guillermo Bejarano, Artist/Webmaster:

EDUCATION:
1988: University of Southern California, Certificate of Merit, Entrepreneur Program: School of Business and Administration.
1969–76: CSU-Northridge. B.A. in "Painting." Fine Arts Department. Art Professors: Saul Bernstein and Hans Burkhart. A double major: B.A.
Mexican American Studies.

AWARDS / OTHER PROJECTS:
2007: Network Aztlan Mención Honorifica Premio Comunidades Transnacionales, CNCA. Mexico City.
2007: Best of Show by San Jose Tech Museum for Digital Murals. California Museum of Photography UCR--Riverside, Ca., “Artist-In Residence,” 
1995: Special Mention by the Primero Biennale de Pintura Mexicana y Chicana, sponsor, Mexican Consulate/City of Los Angeles.
1977-80: Co-recipient/Grant Awards, Natl. Endowment for the Arts, Cal. Arts Council, L.A. city/county gov’t and NY Coordinating Council for Small Press Publishers.
1974-75: CSUN student outreach project El Jardin de Flor y Canto, Pacoima, CA.
1977-80: Member: The Public Art Center
1971-73: Member: Mechicano Arts Center.

EXHIBITS:
2014 Smithsonian American Art Museum, Mechicano Arts collection.Washington DC. 2014, Exhibit travels from DC to the Frost Art Museum, Miami, Florida (April 2, 2014 (June 22, 2014) Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento, California (September 21, 2014 (January 11, 2015) Utah Museum of Fine Arts in Salt Lake City, Utah (February 6, 2015 (May 17, 2015) Arkansas Art Center in Little Rock, Arkansas (October 16, 2015 (January 17, 2016) Delaware Art Museum in Wilmington, Delaware (March 5, 2016 (May 29, 2016) Hunter Museum of American Art in Chattanooga, Tennessee (February 17, 2017 (June 4, 2017) Sioux City Art Center in Sioux City, Iowa (July 8, 2017 Ð October 15, 2017)
2012 La Galeria Gitana. Group Show: From Equinox to Solstice: Reflections on a Mayan Calendar, San Fernando, CA.
2012 MEX/L.A: Mexicano Modernism(s) in Los Angeles, 1930-1985, focuses on the construction of different notions of "Mexicanidad" within modernist and contemporary art in Los Angeles.Museum of Latino Arts MOLA, Long beach, CA.
2008 Avenue 52 Studio & Gallery Presente! Homenaje a la Mujer. Aliados con Amnesty network of Amnesty International USA.
2007 Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, The Great Wall of Chinga. Group show 14 Artists from Mexico and 14 Artists from US.
2006 Gallery 33 (Michael Stern), Long Beach, Ca. Two-Person Artshow,
2005 “Just Another Poster” Chicano Graphic Arts in California Traveling exhibit at UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural, Oakland Museum of California, Merced Multicultural Arts Center,Jersey City Museum,Crocker Art Museum, and La Raza Galería Posada.
2005 Emerging from Aztlan, dA Gallery, Pomona, CA.
2004 La Familia Returning to Aztlan dA Center for the Arts, Pomona, CA.
2003 Returning to Aztlan, The dA Center for Arts, Pomona, CA
2003 Avenue 50 Studio, Highland Park, Ca. Group,
2002 Rudy F. AcuĖa Gallery & Culture Ctr,, Ventura Ca. El Movimiento, Chicano. 67 on.
2000 Casa Azul Gallery, Pomona, Ca. Group Show—Amigazos!
2000 Gallery 57, Pomona, Ca. Group Show—The Millennium Exhibition.
2000 DA Gallery, Pomona, Ca. Group show—Porque? Y2K.
1999 Miller Sheets Gallery, Pomona, Ca., California Blends: Tradition and Change.
1995 Unity Arts Center/William Reigh; Los Angeles Photographic Center —12th Annual Celebration/Day of the Dead, sponsor City of L.A.,Cultural Affairs Department.
1995 Galeria Las Americas, Los Angeles, Ca. Group Show, —“Sol de Verano”.
1994–95 I Bienal de Pintura Mexicana y Chicana “First Biennial of Mexican and Chicano Painters”, sponsor--Institute of the Mexican Consulateof L. A . Traveling Group Show first exhibited in LA, then to various cities of Mexico. Special Mention: Indicating in the manner that digital technique can be accepted as painting.
1978 The Public Art Center, Highland Park, Ca. Group Show.
1975 Chicano Art CSU-Northridge, Fine Arts Gallery, Group Show.
1975 Chicano Art El Jardin de Flor y Canto, Pacoima, Ca. Group Show.
1970-72 Chicano Art Mechicano Art Center, Los Angeles, Ca. Group Shows,

MURALS:
1999 Downtown Pomona Mural Program: Third and Thomas Street, Pomona Ca, "Spider Woman," 4' x 8' Acrylic on canvas.
1999 Fairplex@Miller Sheets Gallery. Los Angeles County Fair. “Mayan Time', 4' x 20',
1980 Argil Building Material Co., 4754 Floral Drive, East Los Angeles. L. A. City Scape 14' x 50'. Assistant Artist to Carlos D. Almaraz.
1976 El Monte Community Center, El Monte, Ca. Tree of Life, 15' x 20', (destroyed). funded by Los Angeles County CETA Project,
1973 California State University, Northridge, Chicano Studies Department, Sierra North, La Raza Cosmica, 9' x 90',
1972 E. Los Angeles Doctors Hospital, L.A, Ca. Interior: Medical Science, 4' x 40'. Open competition: Mechicano Art Center,1971 Mechicano.Whittier Blvd., & Townsend, E. L.A.,, Ca. Untitled, 16' x 40', (destroyed). Assignment: Mechicano Art Center,
1970 CSU-Northridge, Old Student Union bldg., Quinto Sol, 8' x 16', (bldg. destroyed).

PUBLICATIONS:
2013 Smithsonian American Art Museum, Mechicano Arts collection. The catalogue includes essays by Tomas Ybarra-Frausto, independent scholar; and E. Carmen Ramos, curator of Latino art at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
2012 MEX/L.A: Mexican
o Modernism(s) in Los Angeles, 1930-1985, focuses on the construction of different notions of "Mexicanidad" within modernist and contemporary art in Los Angeles.Museum of Latino Arts MOLA, Long beach, CA.
1980–81 Chisme Arte with The Los Angeles Latino Writers Workshop: Publisher and Art Director of ‘L.A. 201’ Bi-centennial. A collection of literature & visual art of Los Angeles. Sponsored by Self Help Graphics.
1978–80 Art Dir./Edtr. Founding mbr. Chisme-Arte’ Magazine. Concilio de Arte Popular.
1978–79 Art Director ‘Somos’ Magazine, San Bernardino, Ca.

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