BIO
   
 

Stephanie Mercado is a first generation Mexican-American artist from Boyle Heights, Los Angeles. Her work includes painting, printmaking and apparel construction.
She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from California State University Long Beach.

   
 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

   
2017 Just a Title, Hooks-Epstein Gallery, Houston, TX, September, 2017
2015    

Live Through This, Hooks-Epstein Gallery, Houston, TX, December, 2015

2014    

There, Here, Now Hooks-Epstein Gallery, Houston, TX, July, 2014

2012    

Land of Plenty, SPACE, South Pasadena, CA, January 2012         

2010     

All This and Heaven TooUnderground Gallery, Echo Park, CA, October  2010      

 

 

 

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

   
2017 Los Vivos y Los Muertos, Ft Wayne Museum of Art, Ft Wayne, IN (Group Exhibition)
  Contemporary Retellings, Colorado Center for the Arts, Grand Junction, CO May - June 2017
  Take a Tray, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA January, 2017
2015

Day of the Dead, Self Help Graphics, Los Angeles, CA, November 2015

2014   

Print Matters, Hooks-Epstein Gallery, Houston, TX, June 2014

 

From Her,  Pico House Gallery, Los Angeles, CA April, 2014

2013    

Print Provocateur, Gravel Mouth Gallery, San Antonio, TX,  CA  December 2013 –January 2014

 

Raiz y Rama, Self Help Graphics & Art,  Los Angeles, CA November - December 2013

 

Serie XX Exhibit, 2911 Medical Arts St Building #13 Austin, TX 78705, October – November 2013  

 

Summer Group Show, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA July – August 2013

 

Serie Print Project XX, Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin, TX June 2013

 

7 Beauties, Avenue 50 Studio, Los Angeles, CA May 2013

2012   

Small Paintings, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA March 2012

2011   

De La Mano, Bakersfield Museum of Art, Bakersfield, CA December 2011

 

Driven by Content, Avenue 50 Studio,Los Angeles, CA, December 2011

 

Colonialism, The Collective UnconsciousWilliam Grant Still Art Center, Los Angeles, CA October  2011

 

Tel-Art-Phone, Beacon Arts Building, Los Angeles, May 2011

 

L.A. Grafica, La Mano Grafica, Los Angeles, March 2011

2010    

small works, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, December 2010

 

Women on the VergeAvenue 50 Studio, Highland Park, CA, July  2010

 

Raving Art Women, Brewery Art Colony, Los Angeles CA, May 2010

 

One Hundred One Thousand, Look Gallery, Los Angeles CA, February  2010

 

Pieces from the Collection, Underground Gallery, Los Angeles, CA , January  2010

2009   

Tepeyac Apparitions, Mexican Cultural Institute, Los Angeles, CA,  December  2009

 

Calavera Fashion Show, Tropico de Nopal Gallery, Los Angeles, CA,  November  2009

 

Home, South Pasadena Arts Center, South Pasadena, CA,November  2009

 

Awaiting Transformation, Mexican Cultural Institute, Los Angeles, CA, October  2009

 

Locals Only, Look Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, June  2009

 

Los Inbetweens, Avenue 50 Studio, Los Angeles, CA,April  2009

 

Spread the Ink, Happy Dog Gallery, Chicago, IL April 2009

 

Five Excursions of Love, Mid-City Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA,February  2009

2008   

Ritual Duality, A Dance with Death,  Mexican Cultural Institute, Los Angeles, CA, November  2008

 

Urban Birds, South Pasadena Arts Center, South Pasadena, CA , November 2008

 

Abra Macabre, Pershing Square Public Art Installation, Los Angeles, CA,October  2008

 

“1 + 1”, Avenue 50 Studio, Highland Park, CA, July  2008

 

Love Life Lust, La Mano Press, Los Angeles, CA,February 2008

 

Prints Gone Wild,  Missouri Museum of Contemporary Art, St. Louis, MO,February 2008

 

8 Under 28, Gallery C, Hermosa Beach, CA, January 2008

2007   

Nightmares and Landscapes, Avenue 50 Studio, Los Angeles, CA, July 2007                                              
Insights,
University Art Museum, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA, May 2007    
Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition,
Werby Gallery, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA, April 2007
Endangered Species Endangered PlanetSimon Fraser University Gallery, Burnaby, British Colombia, Canada, March 2006

 

 

 

GALLERY REPRESENTATION

 

 

2014     Hooks-Epstein Gallery, Houston, TX
 

 

 

RESIDENCIES

 

 

2013    

Serie Print Project, Coronado Studios, Austin, TX

 

 

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

 

 

2013     Mexic – Arte Museum, Austin, Texas
 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

   
  Lives of Women – Hollywood Reporter, April 2017
 

Art of Memory – Cover Art, La Lectura Books, December 2016

 

Capsule Review- There, Here, Now –  Jim Tommaney, Houston Press, July 2014

 

Opportunity Comes Knocking for Emerging ArtistsMolly Glentzer, Houston Chronicle, July 2014

 

On The Set - Entertainment Weekly – Hollywood Design Report 2013Mark Snetiker, Entertainment Weekly,  November, 2013

 

Blurred Lines, A Conversation Between Art and Fashion,Jessica Gagliardi, Natural Child Magazine,  July - August, 2013

 

A Snow White Story, Turned on it’s Head,Carol Es, Huffington Post,  May, 2013

 

Glass Tire, Austin TX  February, 2013

 

CRATE Magazine,  University of Riverside, January 2013

 

South Pasadena, Highland Park Patch, Kristen Lepore, January 27, 2012

 

Pasadena Now,  January 14, 2012

 

LOUD Mouth Magazine, Issue 18, Cover Art, January 2011

 

Haiku Review,Mat Gleason, Huffington Post, October  2010

 

Rococo Love Triangle, Meagan Boyd, The Examiner, October 16, 2010

 

Women on the Verge, Richard May, Artillery, August 1,2010

 

Racked, Grave Glamour at the Calavera Fashion Show, Lisa Boosin, November 10, 2009

 

Los Inbetween Review, Holly Myers, Los Angeles Times, April 24, 2009

 

Where Young Artists can Leave Their Imprint, Mindy Farabee, Los Angeles Times, February 28, 2008

 

 

  TELEVISION & SET DESIGN - PLACEMENT
   
2015 Truth Be Told - Art work on Set
2013 Modern Familly - Art work on Set
   
 

EDUCATION

   
2012   

OTIS College of Art & Design – Extension Program

 

Draping I, Fashion Department

 

 

2009   

OTIS College of Art & Design – Extension Program

 

Basic Sewing, Fashion Department

 

 

2007   

California State University Long Beach , Long Beach, California

 

Bachelor of Fine Arts Drawing and Painting

 

 

 

California State University International, Florence, Italy

 

Drawing and Painting International Program (Merit Scholarship)