Education

2014          MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2009         BFA, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

 

 

Professional Experience

 

Teaching

2017            Instructor, Continuing Education, City College of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (course: Experimental Painting with Image Transfers)

2016-17       Instructor, Art Workshop, San Francisco Center for the Book, San Francisco, CA (courses: Intro to Image Transfers, Intro to Color Theory & Acrylic Techniques)

2015-17       Instructor, Adult Education Program, Root Division, San Francisco, CA (courses: Acrylic 101, Image Transfer, Mixed Media, Screen Printing)

                    Instructor, Youth Education Art Program, Root Division, San Francisco, CA (partner sites: Bessie Carmichael Elementary & Cesar Chavez Elementary)

2014-15       Teaching Artist Mentor, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA

2012-14       Teaching Assistant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

 

Awards/Grants/Fellowships

2017           APAture Visual Arts Featured Artist, Kearny Street Workshop, San Francisco, CA

                   Filipina Teaching Artist Fellowship, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

2014           Mixed-media 6th Round Showcase Juried Winner, ArtSlant

2012-14      Dean's Merit Scholarship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2013           Frederick Fursman & Lalla Anne Critz Zanzi Merit Scholarships, Ox-Bow School of Art & Artists' Residency, Saugatuck, MI

2012           Sausalito Art Festival Foundation Scholarship Award, Sausalito, CA

2011            Blick's August 2011 Featured Artist of the Month

2007-09    Partnership Merit Scholarship, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

2009          BFA Spring Show Award, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

                   Schmidt Community Arts Fellowship, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

2008          Ivan Majdrakoff Painting Award, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

 

 

Exhibition Record

 

Solo Exhibitions

2017          TL Dreams, Tenderloin Museum, San Francisco, CA

2016          Fabric Fragments, SOMA Grand, San Francisco, CA

                  Remnants, Jack London Square Realty, Oakland, CA

2014          Dalikmata (Goddess with many eyes), SUGs Projects, LeRoy Neiman Center Window Space, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

Two-Person Exhibition

2016          Cut from the Same Cloth, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017           16th Annual Art Auction, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

                   Unravel, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA

                   (De)Centered, Westwood Art Studio Gallery, Washington D.C.

                   EmPOWERing PEACE, JUSTICE, & LOVE, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

                   Hospitality House Art Auction, Minnesota Street Project Gallery, San Francisco, CA

                   Root Division at StARTup Art Fair SF, Hotel del Sol, San Francisco, CA

                   Excuse me, can I see your ID?, Vessel Gallery, Oakland, CA

                   Women on Abstract, Georgia Gallery, Vallejo, CA

                   Burnt Rice, Wailoa Arts & Cultural Center, Hilo, HI

2016           15th Annual Art Auction, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

                   Social Constructs, LH Horton Jr Gallery, San Joaquin Delta College, Stockton, CA

                   Burnt Rice, Oakland Asian Cultural Center, Oakland, CA

                   Hospitality House Art Auction, The Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, CA

                   Resistance, SOMArts Gallery, San Francisco, CA

                   Celebrating our Community, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

                   Root Division at StARTup Art Fair SF, Hotel del Sol, San Francisco, CA

                   Translations, Nandalal Bose Gallery, Indian Council for Cultural Relations, Kolkata, India

                   New Year Group Exhibition, Vorres Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2015           Contexture: Interpreting Texture through Medium, The Midway Gallery, San Francisco, CA

                   Now is it, Oakland Asian Cultural Center, Oakland, CA

                   Against All Odds, Gallery 1317, San Francisco, CA

                   14th Annual Art Auction, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

                   Future Tense, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA

                   Connect & Collect, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA

                   Endless Summer, Vorres Gallery, San Francisco, CA

                   14 Rapid: Transit and Transition, Citizen Fox, San Francisco, CA

                   HeART of the City, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

                   Hospitality House Art Auction, White Walls Gallery, San Francisco, CA

                   Root Division at StARTup Art Fair SF, Hotel del Sol, San Francisco, CA

2014           Holiday Magic, Vorres Gallery, San Francisco, CA    

                   MFA Show, Sullivan Galleries, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

                   Hillbruner Fellowship Artists' Books Exhibition, Flaxman Special Collections, Chicago, IL

2013           MFA Printmedia Show, Sullivan Center, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

                   First Year MFA Show, Sullivan Center, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

                   SAIC @ AU, The Schingoethe Art Gallery, Aurora, IL

2012           Beyond Print, Sullivan Center, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

                   Zero, AIADO Gallery, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2009          BFA Show, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

                   Locality, Mission Art Center, San Francisco, CA

2008         5(1+1)+6=>>16, Swell Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

 

 

Bibliography

 

Print Media

“APAture 2017, Rea Lynn de Guzman,” The San Francisco Examiner, September 29, 2017. 2.

Ryan Kost, “Asian Pacific American artists unravel identity,” San Francisco Chronicle, September 28, 2017. E6.

Malou Liwanag-Bledsoe, “Rea Lynn de Guzman: Reconnecting with her heritage and history through her art,” Asian Journal Magazine, January 13, 2017. SF2 Cover Story.

"Fil-Am," Filipino American Artist Directory Inaugural Yearly Publication, 2016. 28-29.

"Cut from the Same Cloth," Commodity Culture Exhibition Catalog, Root Division, San Francisco, CA, August 13, 2016. 34-53.

"Translations Kolkata," International Exhibition Catalog, Emergent Art Space, Kolkata, India, February 2016. 37.

"SAIC Printmedia," MFA Exhibition Catalog, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, May 2014. 03.

 

Television

Robert Handa, Interview, Asian Pacific America with Robert Handa, NBC Bay Area, San Jose, CA, October 8, 2017.

 

Online Periodicals

Priscilla Frank, “Dismantling Stereotypes About Asian-American Identity Through Art,” Huffington Post Arts & Culture, April 20, 2017. 

Sarah Burke, “An Expanded Approach to Asian-Americannes at Vessel Gallery,” KQED Arts, republished by Juxtapoz Magazine, April 13, 2017.

Creo Noveno, "New to America, Raised in the Tenderloin," KQED Arts, January 13, 2017.

Rita Datta, “Found in translation,” The Telegraph, March 12, 2016.

 

Website Publications

Stephanie Gancayco, “Pinay Crush: Interdisciplinary Artist Rea Lynn de Guzman,” Hella Pinay, September 29, 2017.

Paola Loomis, “TL Dreams - Exhibition and Artist Lecture,” Emergent Art Space. March 16, 2017.

Paola Loomis, “Interview: Rea Lynn de Guzman,” Emergent Art Space, August 22, 2016.

Featured Art, ArtSlant, October 14, 2014.

Featured Work, Emergent Art Space, Summer 2014.

 

Blogs

APAture Spotlight: Rea Lynn de Guzman,” Kearny Street Workshop, September 12, 2017.

Samantha Reynolds, “May at RD: New Growth & Teaching Artist Fellows in the Frank-Ratchye Project Space,” Root Division Talk, May 17, 2017.

Eileen R. Tabios, “Rea Lynn de Guzman,” Eileen Lives with Art, November 30, 2016.

 

 

Lectures/Presentations

2017           Image Transfers Demo, 14th Annual Roadworks Printing Festival, San Francisco Center for the Book, San Francisco, CA, September 17.

                   Artist Talk, Vessel Gallery, Oakland, CA, May 13.

                   Artist Lecture, Tenderloin Museum, San Francisco, CA, February 23.

2016           Image Transfers Demo, 13th Annual Roadworks Printing Festival, San Francisco Center for the Book, San Francisco, CA, September 18.

                   Resistance Artist Panel Discussion, SOMArts Gallery, San Francisco, CA, May 26.

2015           APAture Artist Panel Discussion, Kearny Street Workshop, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA, October 17.

                   Epekto Art Projects Artist Panel Discussion, Oakland Asian Cultural Center, Oakland, CA, October 9.

2014           Artist Talk, Vorres Gallery, San Francisco, CA, December 13.

2013           Graduate Lecture Series, Printmedia Department, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, October 24 & March 12.

 

 

Collections

Emergent Art Space, San Francisco, CA

Georgia Gallery, Vallejo, CA

Jack London Square Realty, Oakland, CA

Paolo Mejia Art Gallery & Design Studio, San Jose, CA

Private Collections

 

 

Artist Residency

2014-16       Studios Program, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

 

 

Professional Service

2015           APAture General Planning Committee Member, Kearny Street Workshop, San Francisco, CA

2009-12     Artist Assistant, Intern, & Events Volunteer, Visual Aid, San Francisco, CA

 

 

Exhibition Juried

2016           Inaugural Juried Show, Georgia Gallery, Vallejo, CA

 

 

Curatorial Projects

2015           Future Tense, Kearny Street Workshop, Co-Curator, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2013           MFA Printmedia Group Show, Co-Curator, Sullivan Center, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

 

Foreign Language Spoken/Travel

Fluent in Tagalog. Traveled to China, France, Italy, Japan, the Philippines, the Netherlands, Thailand.