Jackie Amézquita
b.1985 Quetazaltenango, Guatemala
Email: jackie.m.amezquita@gmail.com

EDUCATION

2022 Master in Fine Arts New Genres, University of California Los Angeles, CA.
2018 Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honors, ArtCenter College of Design Pasadena, CA.
2016-17 Study abroad at Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem, Israel.
2013 Associate of Arts in Broadcasting Communications, Los Angeles Valley College, CA.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE 

2022 Teaching Assistant, University Of California Los Angeles,”Advance New Genres”, Miljohn Ruperto. 
2021 Associate professor, University Of California Los Angeles, “Rise Of Modernism in Global”, Anuradha Vikram.
2021 Teaching Assistant at University Of California Los Angeles, “Beginning to New Genres”, Marco Rios. 
2020 Associate professor, University Of California Los Angeles, “Introduction to Community Engagement through the Arts”, Dr. Kevin Kane. 
2020 Teaching Assistant at University Of California Los Angeles, Beginning New Genres”, Vishal Judeo. 
2020 Teaching Assistant at University Of California Los Angeles, “Production Image and Sound”, Owen Kydd. 
2019 Teaching Assistant, ArtCenter College of Design, “Social Engage Art”, Olga Koumoundouros. 

GROUP SHOWS

2022 Sonic Terrains, Vincent Price Art Museum, co-curated by Javier Arellanos, Pillar Tompkins, and Daniel Valencia, Los Angeles, CA. 
2022 New Wright Gallery, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA. 
2021 New Wright Gallery, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.
2021 A Place for Justice, curated byTina Yapelli,  SD State University Gallery, San Diego, CA.
2021 Just Food, Virtual exhibition, curated by  Carol Henke, Fullerton College Art Gallery, CA.
2020 Tension, a collaboration with Tanya Agüiñiga, Armory of the Arts, Pasadena, CA.
2019 Tension, a collaboration with Tanya Agüiñiga, The Annenberg Space for Photography, Los Angeles, CA.
2019 Trabaj/ho resistance of a colonial imprint, Curated by  Carnegie Art Museum Oxnard, CA.
2019 Look who’s talking now, curated by Nahui Garcia, Human Resources Los Angeles, CA.
2019 Buzzsaw, curated by Cheyanne Sauter, Art Share LA, Los Angeles CA.
2018 AMBOS (Art Made Between Opposite sides), curated by Shannon R. Stratton, MAD’s William and Mildred Lasdon, Museum of Art and Design Manhattan, New York.
2018 I am the American Dream, Studio 50, Highland Park, CA.2018 Sueños Fertiles, ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena California.
2017 Undefined, ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena CA.
2016 Outstanding , ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena CA.2016 Fine Art Society, ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena CA.
2015 Fine Art Society, ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena CA.
2015 ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena California.2014 Outstanding, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena California.2013 Outstanding, Los Angeles Valley College, Valley Glen California. 

CURATORIAL

2021 Decifrando Terrenos, New Wright Gallery, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA. 
2018 Fine Art Society, ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena CA.
2017 Fine Art Society, ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena CA.
2016 Fine Art Society, ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena CA.
2015 Fine Art Society, ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena CA.
2014 Identity Latino Community, Valley Glen CA.

PRESENTATIONS

2022 Change lab-podcast by Lorne Buchman Artcenter College of Design.
2021 Self Help Graphics,  Tamal de Tierra (Soil Tamale), Los Angeles CA. 
2021 Digital Symposium, Immigration and Violence at the US Mexico Border, Ohio University, Columbus, OH.
2021 Soil as an Archive, a conversation with LaRissa Rogers at Arts initiative in Charleston, VA.
2021 Tension, a conversation with Tanya Aguiniga Armory Museum of the Arts in Los Angeles, CA.
2021 Just Food, Lecture at Fullerton College Art Gallery, CA.
2019 AMBOS presentation at LA Design Festival. Los Angeles, California
2019 Art Share LA, a conversation with Yrneh Art as Social Practice, Moderated by Anuradha Vikram. 
2018 AMBOS Project, The Other Art Fair, a conversation with Tanya Agüiñiga, Los Angeles, CA.
2018 AMBOS Project, Museum Of Art and Design in Manhattan, New York.
2018 Change lab-podcast by Lorne Buchman Artcenter College of Design. 

PUBLICATIONS

2020 Retracing Our Steps, Instruments of memory, Los Angeles CA.
2020 Graphite Interdisciplinary Journal of the Arts Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA.
2019  Teeth Magazine Gen Z Artist and Border Crossing.
2019 VoyageLA, Artist in East LA, Los Angeles, CA.
2018 Walker ArtCenter, What Can Art Do that Journalism Can’t? Sound Board by Paul Schmelzer.
2018 Huellas que Germinan, performance article by Los Angeles Magazine by Andrea Alonzo.
2018 Huellas que Germinan, performance article by Good Magazine by Liz Ohanesian.
2018 Huellas que Germinan, performance article by LA Weekly Magazine Shana Nys Dambrot. 
2018 “Huellas que Germinan” performance article by LA Weekly Magazine Shana Nys Dambrot.