DIANA BENAVíDEZ

 CV
Education
Bachelor of Arts  UC San Diego

Ox-Bow School of Art and Artists Residency -  The World of Korean Papermaking

Selected Exhibitions + Collaborations

2018     Maker Faire Ottawa, Canada Science and Technology Museum

         POP:UP LIBERTY, SAN DIEGO

         Mujeres Sin Fronteras, Tijuana BC

         Femme Forme 2018, San Diego

2017     Time Capsule Ceremony,  A collaboration with Parkeolgy, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA

         Femme Forme, A collaboration with Tini-ebla.com, San Diego CA

2016     Common Thread - Group Show, UC SAN DIEGO, CA

         Asking For It, Adam D. Kamil Gallery - UC SAN DIEGO, CA

         Works featured at The Velaslavasay Panorama, Los Angeles CA

         The Naked Truth: The Rise and Fall of Zoro Nudist Colony  - Performer, Balboa Park San Diego

         Meeting At Square One, UC San Diego University Art Gallery - UC San Diego 

         A New Standard, Museum of Contemporary Art - La Jolla, CA

2015        Raised In Chula Juana, Adam D. Kamil Gallery - UC San Diego

2014        
PaperworksDean of Art and Humanities office, Warren College UC San Diego

2013        Spring 2013 Student Exhibition Southwestern College Art Gallery

            Bob In A Box Video Performance The Factory Hair San Diego

2011        Spring 2011 Student Exhibition Southwestern College Art Gallery

1998        Taller de Pintura Pinky Exhibition Hotel Camino Real Tijuana, MX  

Professional Experience    
    2018    Teaching Assistant / Penland School of Crafts / Eastern Paper Making

            Parkeology Face Casting Technician/ Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, Washington DC  

            Social Media Manager/ Rising Arts Leaders San Diego

            Communications Manager/ Save Starlight San Diego

    2017    Social Media Manager for Save Starlight, San Diego CA

            Social Media Manager  School For Creative Careers, San Diego CA

    2016  PAINTING: IMAGE MAKING, Teaching Assistant, University of California San Diego 

           Undergraduate Researcher UC San Diego The DesignLab Creative  San Diego, CA
               
           Production Assistant: Design Forward, Design Summit Broadway Pier San Diego, CA     
               

            PARKEOLOGY                  

            Executive Assistant
                   Tour Leader // Untracked: Beneath the Scenes at the San Diego Model Railroad Museum
                   Primary Sculpture Assistant // Facing Artifacts: Casting and Collecting Profiles at the                                San Diego Museum of Man               
                   Installation and Volunteer Coordinator //  Queen’s Circle: Cruising Oral Histories of                                   Balboa Park 
                   Set Fabricator and Volunteer Liaison // The Naked Truth: The Rise and Fall of Zoro                                      Nudist Colony  at Butterfly Garden
                   Seismograph Operator // Organ for the Senses at Spreckels Organ Pavilion


Awards and Nominations

   2018                Betty Peabody Emerging Young Leader of Balboa Park Award / Friends of Balboa Park

  2008         Congressional Youth Leadership Council (National Young Leaders Conference) Nominee   

Press

  2018   Morlan, Kinsee. “Liberty Station Gives Piñata Pop-Up a Whack.” Voice of San Diego, 17 Aug. 2018,           www.voiceofsandiego.org/topics/arts/liberty-station-gives-pinata-pop-up-a-whack/.