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Education

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

2009         BFA, 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, Sharp Building, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2013          Printmedia Graduate Lecture Series, Columbus Building, 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           (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 Gallery, 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

 

Catalogs/Publications

Fil-Am, Filipino American Artist Directory Yearly Publication, 2017.

Commodity Culture Exhibition Catalog, Root Division, San Francisco, CA, August 13, 2016.

Translations Kolkata: An International Exhibition of Young Artists Exhibition Catalog, Emergent Art Space, Kolkata, India, February 2016.

2014 MFA Exhibition Catalog, Department of Printmedia, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, May 2014.

 

Online Periodicals/Website Publications

Priscilla Frank, “Dismantling Stereotypes About Asian-American Identity Through Art,” Huffington Post Arts & Culture, April 20, 2017. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/asian-american-art-vessel-gallery_us_58f52821e4b0da2ff862797d

Walter Ang, “Exhibition to launch first directory of Fil-Am artists,” INQUIRER, April 19, 2017. https://usa.inquirer.net/2959/exhibition-launch-first-directory-fil-artists

Sarah Burke, “An Expanded Approach to Asian-Americannes at Vessel Gallery,” KQED Arts, April 13, 2017. https://ww2.kqed.org/arts/2017/04/13/an-expanded-approach-to-asian-americanness-at-vessel-gallery

Paola Loomis, “TL Dreams - Exhibition and Artist Lecture,” Emergent Art Space. March 16, 2017. http://emergentartspace.org/forum/43721

Creo Noveno, "New to America, Raised in the Tenderloin," KQED Arts, January 13, 2017. https://ww2.kqed.org/arts/2017/01/13/new-to-america-raised-in-the-tenderloin

Malou Liwanag-Bledsoe, "Fil-Am artist Rea Lynn de Guzman: reconnecting with her heritage and history through art," Asian Journal, January 12, 2017. http://asianjournal.com/aj-magazines/fil-am-artist-rea-lynn-de-guzman-reconnecting-with-her-roots-heritage-and-history

Paola Loomis, “Interview: Rea Lynn de Guzman,” Emergent Art Space, August 22, 2016. http://emergentartspace.org/forum/39898

Rita Datta, “Found in translation,” The Telegraph, March 12, 2016. http://www.telegraphindia.com/1160312/jsp/opinion/story_74004.jsp#.VyXRB2P5zAw

Malou Liwanag-Bledsoe, “Bringing in a diverse assembly of next-generation Asian American and Pacific Islander artists,” Asian Journal, October 1, 2015. http://asianjournal.com/aj-magazines/bringing-in-a-diverse-assembly-of-next-generation-asian-american-and-pacific-islander-artists/

Featured Art, ArtSlant, International Contemporary Arts & Culture Magazine, October 14, 2014. http://artslant.tumblr.com/post/99996297272/this-weeks-featured-art-cover-is-after-maria

Featured Work, Emergent Art Space, Summer 2014. http://emergentartspace.org/art/20546

“Rea de Guzman: Dalikmata,” SUGs Projects, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, December 15, 2013. http://blogs.saic.edu/sugs-projects/sugs-project-exhibitions/past/rea-de-guzman/

 

Awards/Grants/Fellowships

2017           Filipina Teaching Artist Fellowship, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

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

 

Professional Experience

 

Teaching Experience

2016-17       Instructor, Art Workshop, San Francisco Center for the Book, San Francisco, CA (course: Introduction to Image Transfers)

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

                    Art Instructor, Youth Education Program, Root Division, San Francisco, CA (partner Sites: Filipino Education Center at 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 (courses: Artists’ Books, Designed Objects, Digital & Traditional Routes, Lithography, Screen Printing)

 

Lectures/Presentations

2017           Artist Talk, Vessel Gallery, Oakland, CA, May 13.

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

2016           Image Transfer Public Demonstration, 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 Francisco, CA

 

Professional Service

2014-17       Studio Artist, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

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.