Fine Artist

Cristina Materon

Résumé

Cristina Materón

EDUCATION:

Universidad del Valle- Cali, Colombia Department of Architecture - 1969-1972

Interior Decoration- Sydney, Australia - Certificate - 1977

Mississippi State University - Starkville, MS - Department of Art, Bachelor of Art - 1979-1982

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Mejia and Tejada - Cali, Colombia - Architectural draftsperson
Drafted plans for several building projects - 1971-1972

Tolbay and Associates - Sydney, Australia - Architectural draftsperson
Drafted plans, sketches and perspectives for numerous building projects - 1974-1975

Mississippi State University - Starkville, MS - Graphic artist
Designed editorial presentations and publications for the Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station (MAFES) Created brochures - 1979-1982

Texas A&M University - College Station, TX - Graphic artist
Generated illustrations and maps for the Cartography Unit Designed Harvard Graphics presentations for multiple departments - 1982-1984

International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) - Freelance graphic artist
Produced several illustrations for scientific brochures for international publications - Created pen and ink illustrations for travel guides - 1984-1990

Archaeological Museum of Aleppo, Syria - Aleppo, Syria
Curator Assistant - 1990-1995

Thrifty Nickel Newspaper, College Station, TX - Graphic Artist
In charge of advertising, design and production - 1995-1996

Cristina's Web Design, Edinburg, TX - Manager and Owner
Web site design and development - 1998-Present

HONORS & AWARDS:

Outstanding Artist at ICARDA in 1991 for the development of International Books and Brochures

Workshops Attended:

Watercolor Techniques: Mission, Texas Instructor: Dee Tunseth Year Taken: 2012

Watercolor and Acrylic: McAllen, TX Instructor: Karen McCauley Year Taken: 2011

Watercolor Techniques: McAllen, TX Instructor: Karen McCauley Year Taken: 2010

Illusionary Watercolor: McAllen, TX Instructor: Marne Law Year Taken: 2009

Watercolor Techniques: McAllen, TX Instructor: Karen McCauley Year Taken: 2008

Encaustic Painting Techniques: Seattle, WA Instructor: Hamid Zavarei Year Taken: 2008

Portrait Painting: Seattle, WA Instructor: Rita Natarova Year Taken: 2007

Still Life Painting: McAllen, TX Instructor: Berry Fritz Year Taken: 2006

Workshops Taught:

Create Expressive Abstract Works of Art Using Acrylics; Date Given; Jan 14-15 2014

Create Expressive Abstract Works of Art Using Acrylics Jun 5 -6, 2014

Selected Exhibits:

Solo Exhibition - Upper Valley Art League (UVAL) Mission, Texas July 9th - August 5th, 2016

Solo Exhibition - STC Mid Valley Campus -Weslaco, Texas - Sept 27 - Nov 30, 2012

Title: Linear Dance: Grace within the Geometric 

Solo Exhibition - WOWW Fiorella's -McAllen, Texas - June 13, 2012

Group Exhibits:

UVAL Tower Artists Fine Art Exhibit March 5, 2016 June 5, 2016

UVAL Tower Artists Fine Art Exhibit Dec 7, 2015 March 5, 2016

UVAL Tower Artists Fine Art Exhibit Sep 9, 2015 Nov 29, 2015

UVAL Tower Artists Fine Art Exhibit June, 2015 Aug 31, 2015

UVAL - Edward Jones Fine Art Exhibit Jan 2015 - July 2016

UVAL Mission, Texas -2015

Artrageous Edinburg, Texas March 2015

2nd Annual UVAL Celebration of Fine Art November 14 - 15 16, 2014

Artrageous Edinburg, Texas November 2014

UVAL - Mission, Texas -2014

UVAL - Mission, Texas -2013

UVAL - Mission, Texas -2012

Frost Bank - McAllen, Texas - Nov 18, 2011

Palmetto Mercado - Padre Island, Texas - 2011

Beyond Gallery - Harlingen, Texas - 2011

UVAL - Mission, Texas - 2011

Elcy Herrera Studio - Cali, Colombia - 2010

Elcy Herrera Studio - Cali, Colombia -2009

ICARDA - Aleppo, Syria -1994

ICARDA - Aleppo, Syria - 1992

ICARDA - Aleppo, Syria - 1990

ICARDA - Aleppo, Syria - 1988

ICARDA - Aleppo, Syria - 1986

Events Participated:

Art Gala - Harlingen, Texas April 2015

Art Legacy Gala - Mission, Texas Feb, 2012

Art Legacy Gala - Mission, Texas � Feb 12, 2011

Lions Club Fundraiser - Mission, Texas � Jan 12, 2011

St. Valentine's Ocelot Gala - Los Fresnos, Texas - Feb 12, 2010